Marilyn Monroe – Hollywood’s ultimate superstar and legend

Marilyn Monroe born Norma Jeane Mortenson, baptized Norma Jeane Baker, Norma Jeane Dougherty, Norma Jeane DiMaggio (June 1, 1926, Los Angeles, California - August 5, 1962,...

Elton John – Famous Pop superstar and Composer

Elton John Sir Elton Hercules John born Reginald Kenneth Dwight ( March 25, 1947, Pinner, Middlesex, England) Nationality: United Kingdom Category: Celebrities Occupation: Singers, pianists, composers Unique distinction: The...

Oprah Winfrey – The most famous American television host

Oprah Winfrey Oprah Gail Winfrey (Lady O, Deepak Oprah - a send up of Deepak Chopra, a self-help guru) 29 January 1954, Kosciusko, Mississippi, USA Nationality: United...

Zoroaster – Founder of Zoroastrianism

Zoroaster Zoroaster (Latinized from Greek variants), Zarathushtra (as he is called in the Avesta), Zartosht (Persian) (c. 628 probably Rhages, Persia (now Iran) -  c.551 BC)...

Joan of Arc – National Heroine of France

Joan Of Arc, Joan of Lorraine, the Maid of Orleans. Patron Saint and national heroine of France.  Femail military leaderand a Catholic saint.

Thales – First Greek and Western philosopher and scientist

Thales Thales of Miletos (625/624 BC, Miletus, Asia Minor (Now Balat, Turkey) - 546/545 BC, Miletus, Asia Minor) Nationality: Greece Category: Scientists Occupation: Philosophers Unique distinction: First Greek and...

Melinda Gates – Co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Melinda Gates born Melinda Ann French,  Melinda French Gates (August 15, 1964, Dallas, Texas, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Leaders Occupation: Philanthropists, Businessmen Unique distinction: Co-founder and co-chair...

Vitali Klitschko – Famous Ukrainian boxer and politician

Vitali Klitschko Vitali Vladimirovich Klitschko July 19, 1971 Belovodsk, Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union (now Kyrgyzstan) Nationality: Ukraine Category: Athletes Occupation: Boxers, Politicians Unique distinction: Klitschko is a three-time heavyweight world...

Dustin Hoffman – Winner of two Academy Awards

Dustin Hoffman Dustin Lee Hoffman (8 August 1937, Los Angeles, CA, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Celebrities Occupation:  Actors Specification: Drama, Comedy Unique distinction: The Winner of two Academy Awards: Best...

Adriana Lima – Brazilian Supermodel, Victoria’s Secret Angel

Adriana Lima Adriana Francesca Lima (June 12, 1981,  Salvador da Bahia, Brazil) Nationality: Brazil Category: Celebrities Occupation: Models, Actors Unique distinction: One of the most famous and in-demand models...

Hippocrates of Cos – The father of Western medicine

Hippocrates Hippocrates of Cos (ca. 460/ 450 BC , Island of  Cos, Ancient Greece - 377/370 BC, Larissa, Thessaly, Greece) Nationality: Greece Category: Scientists Occupation: Physicians, Philosophers Unique distinction:...

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...