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...

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,...

Charlize Theron – South African and American Academy Award-winning actress

Charlize Theron (August 7, 1975, Benoni, South Africa) Citizenship: United States of America, South Africa Category: Celebrities Occupation: Actors, Film Directors, Models Unique distinction: First African woman to...

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:...

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...

Robert de Niro – Two-time Academy Award-winning film actor

Robert de Niro Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. (17 August 1943, New York) Nationality: United States of America, Italy Category: Celebrities Occupation:  Actors, Film Directors Unique distinction: Iconic Italian-American film...

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:...

Teresa Amabile – Pioneer of research on organizational creativity

Teresa Amabile Teresa Mary Amabile (born June 15, 1950, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA) Nationality: United States Category: Scientists Occupation: Psychologist, Professor Specification: Professor and Expert in the Psychology of Creativity, innovation...

Gustav Fechner – Founder of psychophysics

Gustav Fechner Gustav Theodor Fechner (April 19, 1801, Groß Särchen, near Muskau, Lower Lusatia, (now  Żarki Wielkie in commune Trzebiel, Poland) - November 28, 1887, Leipzig,...

Alex Rodriguez – One of the best Baseball Players of all time

Alex Rodriguez Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez (July 27, 1975, New York City, New York, USA) Nationality: United States of America Category: Athletes Occupation: Baseball Players Specification: Positions - Shortstop, Third baseman,...

Laozi – Chinese Philosopher, Founder of Taoism

Laozi Lao-Tsu, Lao-tse, Laotze, Laocius (6th century BC - According to Chinese tradition) (4th century BС - Another version) Nationality: China Category: Votaries оf Spirit Occupation: Spiritual teachers,...

Benazir Bhutto – The First Woman to Head an Islamic State

Benazir Bhutto (21 June 1953, Karachi, Dominion of Pakistan- 27 December 2007 Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan) (aged 54) Nationality: Pakistan Category: Leaders Occupation: Politicians Unique distinction: The first woman...