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:...
Benazir Bhutto. Biography, career, personal life

Benazir Bhutto – The First Woman to Head an Islamic State

Benazir Bhutto (21 June 1953, Karachi, Dominion of Pakistan- 27 December 2007 Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan) (aged 54) Nationality: Pakistan Category: Leaders Occupation: Politicians Unique distinction: The first woman...
Alexander Hamilton. Biography

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:...
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,...
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Biography

Goethe – The great German Poet and the key figure of European Culture

Goethe Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (28 August 1749, Frankfurt am Main, Holy Roman Empire (now Germany) – 22 March 1832 Weimar, Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Germany) (aged...
Magdalena Neuner. Biography. Contributions.

Magdalena Neuner – The youngest Triple-World Champion in biathlon

Magdalena Neuner Magdalena "Lena" Neuner (9 February 1987, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany) Nationality: Germany Category: Athletes Occupation: Biathlonists Unique distinction: The youngest triple-World Champion and Overall World Cup winner in biathlon...
Usain Bolt. Biography, achievements, personal life.

Usain Bolt – The fastest man on Earth

Usain Bolt Usain St. Leo Bolt ( 21 August 1986, Trelawny, Jamaica) Nationality: Jamaica Category: Athletes Occupation: Runners Unique distinction: The fastest man on earth, the 100m World record holder...
Angela Merkel. Biography.

Angela Merkel – First female Chancellor of Germany

Angela Merkel Angela Dorothea Kasner Born on 17 July 1954, Hamburg, West Germany Nationality: Germany Category: Leaders Occupation: Politicians Unique distinction: The first female Chancellor of Germany, the de...
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...
Vitali Klitschko. Biography and achievements.

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...
Ariana Grande. Biography and works

Ariana Grande – American pop princess and television actress

Ariana Grande Ariana Grande-Butera born June 26, 1993, Boca Raton, Florida, US Nationality: United States of America Category: Celebrities Occupation: Singers Specification: Pop, R&B. Unique distinction: Ariana Grande is pop music...
Zoroaster. Biography. Contributions

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)...