Enheduanna – First female poet and author in history

Enheduanna Enheduana, En-hedu-ana (ca. 2285-2250 B.C.E. City of Ur, Sumeria) Nationality: Iraq Category: Art workers Occupation: Poets, Writers, Priestess Unique distinction: The first writer and poet in history, the...

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)...

Teresa Scanlan – Miss America 2011, short biography

Teresa Scanlan (February 6, 1993, Colton, California, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Celebrities Occupation: Models Unique distinction: Miss Southeast 2010, Miss Nebraska 2010 ( youngest Miss...

Oswald Kulpe – Founder of the Würzburg school

Oswald Kulpe (August 3, 1862, Kandau, Courland, Germany, now Kandava, Latvia) - December 30, 1915, Munich, Germany) (aged 53 ) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation:  Psychologists Specification: Wurzburg school,...

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...

Michelangelo – Giant of the High Renaissance

Michelangelo Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (March  6, 1475 Caprese, near Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy – Feb 18, 1564  Rome, Papal States, Italy) (aged 88) Nationality: Italy Category: Art...

Irnerius – Italian Lawyer and cofounder of the University of Bologna

Irnerius Guarnerius or Warnerius (c. 1050 – after 1125) Nationality: Italy Category: Scientists Occupation: Lawyers Unique distinction: Founder of the School of Glossators, 1088 (later University of Bologna), the...

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...

Johann Friedrich Herbart – Founder of Pedagogy

Johann Friedrich Herbart (May 4, 1776, Oldenburg, Germany - August 14, 1841, Göttingen, Hanover, Germany) (age 65) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation: Educators, Philosophers, Psychologists Specification: Empirical psychology,...

Peyton Manning – One of the Best Football Players (NFL)

Peyton Manning Peyton Williams Manning (March 24, 1976, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Athletes Occupation: Football Players (USA) Unique distinction: One of the best...

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...

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...