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Mikhail Lomonosov. Biography. Contributions. Personal life.

Mikhail Lomonosov – Founder of Russian science

Mikhail Lomonosov Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov (19 November, 1711, Denisovka, Arkhangelsk Governorate , Russia - 15 April,1765, St. Petersburg, Russia) (aged 53) Nationality: Russia Category: Scientists Occupation:  Chemists, Mathematics,...
Nicolaus Copernicus. Biography, contributions, personal life

Nicolaus Copernicus – Creator of the heliocentric model of Universe

Nicolaus Copernicus Name at birth: Niclas Kopernik (19 February 1473,Toruń (Thorn), Royal Prussia, Kingdom of Poland - 24 May 1543, Frombork (Frauenburg), East Prussia) (aged 70) Nationality:...
Thomas Edison. Biography, contributions, personal life

Thomas Edison – The Most Prolific Inventor of all Time

Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison (February 11 1847,  Milan, Ohio - October 18 1931, West Orange, New Jersey) (aged 84) Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation:...
Vinton Cerf. Biography. Achievements. Personal life.

Vinton Cerf – One of the Fathers of the Internet

Vinton Cerf Vinton "Vint" Gray Cerf June 23, 1943, New Haven, Connecticut Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation: Mathematics, Computer programmers Unique distinction: One of the fathers...
Herbert Spencer. Biography and contribution

Herbert Spencer – Founder of Social Darwinism and Synthetic Philosophy

Herbert Spencer (27 April 1820, Derby, Derbyshire, England - 8 December 1903, Brighton, Sussex, England) (aged 83) Nationality: United Kingdom Category: Scientists Occupation: Sociologists,  Philosophers, Psychologists Specification: Associative psychology Unique...
Shania Twain, Biography. Personal life.

Shania Twain – Canadian Singer and Songwriter

Shania Twain Eilleen Twain, Eilleen Regina Edwards (August 28, 1965, Windsor, Ontario, Canada) Nationality: Canada Category: Celebrities Occupation:  Singers, Models Specification: Country Pop Unique distinction: The author of the best-selling album...
Woody Allen. Short biography. Movies, Oscars, personal life.

Woody Allen – One of America’s Leading Filmmakers

Woody Allen Allan Stewart Konigsberg (December 1, 1935, Brooklyn, NY) Nationality: United States of America Category: Celebrities Occupation: Film Directors, Actors Unique distinction: One of contemporary America's leading filmmakers,...
Titian. Biography, works and personal life

Titian – One of the greatest High Renaissance Painters

Titian Tiziano Vecellio or Vecelli (c. 1488/1490, Pieve di Cadore, Venice, Italy – 27 August 1576,  Venice, Italy) (aged 84-86) Nationality: Italy Category: Art workers Occupation: Architects, Sculptors,...
Alexander Hamilton. Biography, works, personal life

Alexander Hamilton – One of United States Founding Fathers

Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757, Charles Town, Nevis, British West Indies - July 12, 1804, New York City) (aged 47 or 49) Nationality:...
Gregor Mendel. Biography. Contributions.

Gregor Mendel – The father of modern genetics

Gregor Mendel Gregor Johann Mendel (July 20/22, 1822, Heinzendorf bei Odrau, Austrian Silesia, Austria-Hungary - January 6, 1884, Brünn, Bohemia Austria-Hungary (aged 61) Nationality: Czech Republic, Austria Category:...
Margaret Mead. Psychologist. Biography. Works, personal life.

Margaret Mead – American anthropologist and psychologist

Margaret Mead (December 16 1901, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - November 15 1978, New York City, USA ) (aged 76) Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychologists, Culturologists Unique...
Maria Montessori. Biography. Personal life

Maria Montessori – Founder of educational method

Maria Montessori (August 31, 1870, Chiaravalle (Ancona), Italy -  May 6, 1952, Noordwijk aan Zee, Netherlands) (aged 81). Nationality: Italy Category: Scientists Occupation: Educators, Physicians Unique distinction: Founder...
Hermann von Helmholtz. Biography, contributions, personal life

Hermann von Helmholtz – One of the greatest scientists of the XIX century

Hermann von Helmholtz Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (August 31, 1821, Potsdam, Kingdom of Prussia - September 8, 1894, Charlottenburg, Germany) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation: Physiologists, Psychologists,...
Alex Rodriguez. Biography. Personal life

Alex Rodriguez – One of the best Baseball Players of all time

Alex Rodriguez Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez (July 27, 1975, New York City, New York, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Athletes Occupation: Baseball Players Specification: Positions - Shortstop,Third baseman, #13. Unique distinction:...
Philippe Pinel. Biography. Contribytions. Personal life.

Philippe Pinel – The Father of Modern Psychiatry

Philippe Pinel (20 April 1745, Saint-André, Tarn; France - 25 October 1826, Paris, France) (aged 81) Nationality: France Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychiatrists, Physicians Unique distinction: The father of...
Michael Jordan. Biography. Personal life

Michael Jordan – The greatest basketball player of all time

Michael Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan (February 17, 1963, Brooklyn, New York, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Athletes Occupation: Basketball Players Unique distinction: The greatest basketball player of...
Michael Schumacher, Biography. Contributions

Michael Schumacher – The best Formula 1 (F1) driver

Michael Schumacher (3 January 1969, Hürth-Hermülheim, West Germany) Nationality: Germany Category: Athletes Occupation: Race car drivers Unique distinction: The best Formula 1 (F1) driver of his era Height: 5' 8½"...
Martin Luther King. Biography. Contributions.

Martin Luther King – World Human Rights Icon

Martin Luther King Martin Luther King, Jr (January 15, 1929 Atlanta, Georgia, United States - April 4, 1968 Memphis, Tennessee, United States) (assassination by gunshot)...
Mother Teresa. Biography. Ministry,

Mother Teresa – Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Mother Teresa Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu (26/27 August, 1910, Üsküb, Ottoman Empire (now Skopje, Republic of Macedonia) -5 September 1997, Calcutta, India) (aged 87) Nationality: India Category: Votaries...
Jimena Navarrete. Biography. Personal life.

Jimena Navarrete – Miss Universe 2010

Jimena Navarrete Jimena Navarrete Rosete February 22, 1988 , Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico Nationality: Mexico Category: Celebrities Occupation: Models, Actresses Unique distinction: She is holder of Titles: Nuestra Belleza México...
Leonardo da Vinci. Biography. Personal life

Leonardo da Vinci – The most universal Genius of all time

Leonardo da Vinci Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452,  town of Vinci, near Florence - May 2, 1519, Chateau Clos-Luce near Amboise,...
Alina Kabayeva. Biography. Personal life.

Alina Kabayeva – Famous Russian gymnast

Alina Kabayeva Alina Maratovna Kabayeva (May 12, 1983, Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union (now Uzbekistan) Nationality: Russia Category: Athletes Occupation: Gymnasts Specification: Rhythmic gymnastics Unique distinction: One of the most decorated...
Tiger Woods. Biography. Personal life

Tiger Woods – Outstanding American golfer

Tiger Woods Eldrick Tont  Woods (December 30, 1975, Cypress, California, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Athletes Occupation: Golf Players Unique distinction: One of the most outstanding golfers...
Lindsey Vonn. Biography. Awards, wins, personal life.

Lindsey Vonn – 2010 Winter Olympics Downhill champion

Lindsey Vonn Lindsey C. Kildow (née Kildow) (October 18, 1984, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Athletes Occupation: Alpine Skiers Unique distinction: She is the...