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,...

Wilhelm von Humboldt – One of the Founders of Linguistics

Wilhelm von Humboldt Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Karl Ferdinand Freiherr von Humboldt (22 January 1767, Potsdam, Prussia, Germany -  8 April 1835, Tegel, near Berlin, Germany) Nationality: Germany Category:...

Martin Luther King – World Human Rights Icon

Martin Luther King Martin Luther King, Jr (January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia, United States - April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee, United States) (assassination by gunshot)...

Mother Teresa – Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Mother Teresa Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu (26/27 August 1910, Üsküb, Ottoman Empire (now Skopje, Republic of Macedonia) -5 September 1997, Calcutta, India) (aged 87) Nationality: India Category: Votaries...

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...

Confucius – Chinese Philosopher, Founder of Confucianism

Confucius Kong Qiu , Kongzi, Kong Fuzi Kong Fuzi (September 28, 551 B.C. Lu, (now Shandong province) China -  479 B.C. Lu, China) Qufu, Zhou...

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.