Maria Sharapova – Famous Russian Tennis Player

Maria Sharapova Maria Yuryevna Sharapova (April 19, 1987, Nyagan, Tyumen Oblast, Russia (Siberian Region) Nationality: Russia Category: Athletes, Celebrities Occupation: Tennis Players, Models Unique distinction: The first Russian to...

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...

Cleopatra – One of the most famous female rulers in history

Cleopatra Cleopatra VII  Thea Philopator (69 BC – August 12, 30 BC) (aged 39) Nationality: Egypt Category: Leaders Occupation: Rulers Unique distinction: The most ever famous queen of all times...

William Stern – Founder of Personalistic Psychology

William Stern William Lewis (Louis) Stern (29 April 1871, Berlin, Germany – 27 March 1938, Durham, USA) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation: Philosophers, Psychologists Specification: Personalistic Psychology, Differential psychology, Legal psychology Unique distinction: Founder...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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)...