10 Facts About Albert Einstein

10 Facts About Albert Einstein

Theoretical physicist and humanitarian, Albert Einstein was born in Germany on March 14, 1879. He died of heart failure in Princeton, New Jersey on April 18, 1955. Although he spoke of himself as a “mathematical ignoramus,” he is known as …[Continue]

10 Intriguing Facts About The Medici

10 Intriguing Facts About The Medici

The Medici family was a powerful Italian family that was involved in politics, money and much more.  The Medici was called “The Godfathers of the Renaissance”. They supported artists, ruled cities and were thought to be one of the wealthiest …[Continue]

10 Facts About Amelia Earhart

10 Facts About Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart was born in Atchison, Kansas on July 4, 1897 to Amy and Edwin Earhart. Her greatest ambition was to become the first woman to pilot a plane. Amelia Earhart succeeded in her goal and was the first woman …[Continue]

10 Facts about Paul Cézanne

10 Facts about Paul Cézanne

1. His Dad Was Rich Growing up in Aix-en-Provence, Paul Cézanne was born to a wealthy family. His father was a banker, and a very well respected individual in the town, therefore Cézanne never had to worry about funding for …[Continue]

10 Facts About Eleanor Roosevelt

10 Facts About Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt’s influence grew, even after the passing of her husband. She made a name for herself as a champion of the less fortunate and has her place in history as a civil and women’s rights leader. 1. Eleanor Roosevelt …[Continue]

About Mahatma Gandhi

About Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869 in a small western state of India called Porbandar.  His full name was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.  His fathers before him were the prime ministers of the princes of Porbandar.  Gandhi admired his …[Continue]

About Edgar Allan Poe

About Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe was an author that wrote about mystery, murder, cannibalism and mayhem.  He started writing at a young age and was able to publish his first book of poems at the age of 18.  As the years passed, …[Continue]

About Charles Dickens

About Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens is one of the iconic story-tellers and writers in history. With popular stories like A Tale of Two Cities, Oliver Twist, and A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens literary work is truly outstanding. Charles John Huffam Dickens is his …[Continue]