Francis Bacon was a legendary English philosopher, scientist, lawyer, author, statesman, jurist and father of the scientific methods. He was one of the most influential personalities in natural philosophy and was also a key thinker to develop new scientific methodologies.
Pierre Maurice Marie Duhem was a French physicist and mathematician. His main fields of expertise included thermodynamics, hydrodynamics, and the theory of elasticity. He was also a philosopher of science and emphasized the history of modern science based on evolutionary metaphysical concepts.
Loretta Young was a renowned American motion picture actress, who started her career at an early age. Loretta was noted for her ethereal beauty and refined, controlled portrayals of virtuous and wholesome women. The actress was honored with the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the 1947 film "The Farmer's Daughter". Besides, she was also known for a dramatic anthology series "The Lor...
Mathew B. Brady was an American photographer, publisher, and pictorial historian.
Silas Weir Mitchell was an American physician and neurologist. In addition, Mitchell wrote novels, short stories, and poetry.
Desiderius Erasmus was Dutch scholar, writer, and humanist; prolific editor and translator of the classics; first editor of the New Testament in Greek; and internationally famous satirist.
Gerald R. Ford was the 38th President of the United States of America from 1974-1977. The only person to hold the presidential office without being elected. A congressional president whose historic role was to mop up the dregs of the two most damaging episodes in the history of the modern White House, the Watergate affair and the Vietnam War.
John Hughlings Jackson was an English physician. His studies of epilepsy, speech defects, and nervous-system disorders arising from injury to the brain and spinal cord helped to define modern neurology.
Maral Rahmanzadeh was a renowned Azerbaijani graphic artist. She depicted the nature of her native country, daily life of oilmen, wartime efforts of Soviet women, Azerbaijan's culture, customs and traditions and other subjects. In addition, Maral illustrated many literary works, including "Eugene Onegin" by Alexander Pushkin and "A Hero of Our Time" by Mikhail Lermontov.
Bennet Ifeakandu Omalu is a Nigerian-American physician, forensic pathologist, and neuropathologist who was the first to discover and publish findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) by examining American football players while working at the Allegheny County Coroner's Office in Pittsburgh. He later became the chief medical examiner for San Joaquin County, California, and is a professor...
Audrey Justine Tautou is a French actress and model. She rose to international fame with her portrayal of a shy, eccentric waitress in the romantic comedy, Amelie, which won her several awards and accolades. She is also known for being in films such as The Da Vinci Code, Coco Before Chanel, Mood Indigo, A Very Long Engagement, Priceless, Delicacy, Hunting and Gathering.
Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit was a German-Dutch physicist, engineer, inventor, and scientific instruments maker. He is known for creating the first ever reliable thermometer that used mercury to measure temperature. He also devised a temperature scale that was so precise that it became a worldwide standard.
Catherine of Aragon was Queen of England from June 1509 until May 1533 as the first wife of King Henry VIII; she was previously Princess of Wales as the wife of Henry's elder brother Arthur.
Maximilien Robespierre was the revolutionary leader during the French Revolution, lawyer and politician.
Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu, generally referred to as simply Montesquieu, was a French lawyer, man of letters and political philosopher.
Martha Graham was an American dancer, choreographer, and teacher, was the world's leading exponent of modern dance.
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