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 54) Nationality:...

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...

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:...

Joan of Arc – National Heroine of France

Joan Of Arc, Joan of Lorraine, the Maid of Orleans. Patron Saint and national heroine of France.  Femail military leaderand a Catholic saint.

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)...

Dustin Hoffman – Winner of two Academy Awards

Dustin Hoffman Dustin Lee Hoffman (8 August 1937, Los Angeles, CA, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Celebrities Occupation:  Actors Specification: Drama, Comedy Unique distinction: The Winner of two Academy Awards: Best...

Rudolf Hermann Lotze – German philosopher, psychologist and physiologist

Hermann 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...

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...

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...

Moses – Prophet, founder and Lawgiver of Israel

Moses Moshe (Hebrew name means "The one who draws out" or “child”), Moshe Rabbeinu ("Moses our Teacher"), Mūsa (Arabic) ( c. 1392 BC, Goshen, Egypt -...

Jimena Navarrete – Miss Universe 2010

Jimena Navarrete Jimena Navarrete Rosete February 22, 1988 , Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico Nationality: Mexico Category: Celebrities Occupation: Models, Actresses Unique distinction: She is the holder of Titles: Nuestra Belleza...

Thomas Edison – The Most Prolific Inventor of all Time

Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison (February 11 1847,  Milan, Ohio - October 18 1931, West Orange, New Jersey) (aged 84) Nationality: United States of America Category: Scientists Occupation:...