Madonna – Most successful female pop singer of all time

Madonna Birth name Madonna Louise Ciccone (16 August, 1958, Bay City, Michigan, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Celebrities Occupation: Singers, Actress, Songwriter Specification: Pop music, rock, dance Unique...

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)...

Franz Brentano – Predecessor of phenomenology and founder of act psychology

Franz Brentano Franz Clemens Honoratus Hermann Brentano (16 January 1838, Marienberg am Rhein, Hesse-Nassau Germany - March 17, 1917, Zurich, Switzerland) (aged 79) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation:...

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:...

Michael Schumacher – The best Formula 1 (F1) driver

Michael Schumacher (3 January 1969, Hürth-Hermülheim, West Germany) Nationality: Germany Category: Athletes Occupation: Racecar driver Unique distinction: The best Formula 1 (F1) driver of his era Height: 5' 8½" (1.74...

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,...

Azim Hashim Premji – Indian businessman and one of the leading philanthropists in the...

Azim Hashim Premji  Born 24 July 1945, Bombay (Mumbai), India (age 74) Nationality: India Category: Leaders Occupation: Businessmen, IT & Software Entrepreneurs, Philanthropists. Unique distinction: Chairman of Wipro Limited,...

Sigmund Freud – Founder of Psychoanalysis

Sigmund Freud Sigismund Shlomo Freud (May 6, 1856, Freiberg, Austro-Hungary (now Příbor, Czech Republic) - September 23, 1939, London, England) (aged 83) Citizenship: Austria Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychiatrists,...

William James – One of the founders of Functional psychology

William James (January 11, 1842, New York City, New York, USA - August 26, 1910, Chokorua, New Hampshire) (aged 68) Nationality: United States of America Category:...

Vincent van Gogh – One of the Greatest Painters in History

Vincent van Gogh Vincent Willem van Gogh (30 March 1853, Groot-Zundert, Netherlands - July 29, 1890, Auvers-sur-Oise near Paris, France) (aged 37) Nationality: Netherlands Category: Art Creators Occupation: Painters Specification: Post-impressionism, Expressionism Unique...

Alexander the Great – One of the most successful military leaders in history

Alexander the Great Alexander III of Macedon, Alexandros Philippou Makedonon (20/21 July 356 BC, Pella, Macedonia — June 10/13, 323 BC, Babylon) (aged 33) Nationality: Macedonia Category: Leaders Occupation:...

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...