Christopher Columbus. Biography, achievements, personal life

Christopher Columbus – Discoverer of America

Christopher Columbus Cristoforo Colombo ( in Italian), Cristobal Colon (in Spanish) (25 August - 31 October, 1451, Genoa, Italy  - 20 May, 1506, Valladolid, Spain) (aged...
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:...
Rudolf Hermann Lotze. Biography. Contributions

Rudolf Lotze – German philosopher, psychologist and physiolog

Rudolf Lotze Rudolf Hermann Lotze (21 May 1817, Bautzen, Germany -1 July 1881, Berlin) Nationality: Germany Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychologists, Physiologists, Philosophers, Physicians Specification: Empirical philosophy, Idealistic Monism. Unique distinction: Founder of the metaphysical...
Ibn Khaldun. Biography. Personal life

Ibn Khaldun – The Father of Cultural History and Historiography

Ibn Khaldun Abu-Zaid Abd-al-Rahman ibn Muhammad ibn-Khaldun (27 May 1332, Tunis -17 March 1406, Cairo, Egypt) Nationality: Tunisia Category: Scientists Occupation: Historian, Sociologists, Politicians Unique distinction: The father of...
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...
Johann Sebastian Bach. Biography. Works and personal life.

Johann Sebastian Bach – The Great German Composer

Johann Sebastian Bach (March 21, 1685, Eisenach, Thuringia, Ernestine Saxon Duchies (now Germany)  – July 28, 1750, Leipzig, Germany) (Age 65) Nationality: Germany Category: Art Creators Occupation:...
William James. Biography, theories and life

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:...
Muhammad. Ministry and life

Muhammad – Founder of Islam

Muhammad Mohammed, Mohamet, Muhammed Abu al-Qasim Muḥammad ibn Abd Allah ibn Abd al-Muttalib ibn Hashim ibn Abd Manaf ibn Qusai ibn Kilab (April 20, са. 570,...
Gregor Mendel. Biography. Contributions.

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:...
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...
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...
Anaximander. Biography. Contributions

Anaximander – Founder of Cosmology and Hylozoism

Anaximander Anaximander of Miletos (610/609 BC Miletus, Asia Minor (Now Balat, Turkey) -546/540 BC, Miletus, Asia Minor) Nationality: Greece Category: Votaries оf Spirit Occupation: Milesian school, Philosophers Unique distinction:...