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Ten Facts About Jane Austen

Jane Austen

Jane Austen is known for her comedic works depicting young women in England during the 1800’s. Her works continue to be popular over 100 years after her death. 1. Jane Austen wrote 6 books. Her books include: “Emma”, “Mansfield Park”, “Persuasion”, “Pride and Prejudice”, “Northanger Abbey” and “Sense and Sensibility”. Jane Austen began a seventh […]

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Ten Facts About Albert Einstein

Citizen-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 a genius to the scientific community. 1.  Family Life As an infant, Albert Einstein lived […]

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10 Intriguing Facts About The Medici

The Medici Family Bronzino Atelier

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 families in Europe during the 14th century.  The family had humble beginnings and went on […]

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Ten Facts About Amelia Earhart

Mantz, Earhart, Manning and Noonan

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 to pilot a plane across the Atlantic Ocean. 1. Early Life Amy and Edwin Earhart […]

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Ten Facts about Paul Cézanne

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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 his projects or lessons. Cézanne use this opportunity to attend the College Bourbon, where he […]

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Ten Facts About Eleanor Roosevelt

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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 was a First Lady who had many firsts. She was the first woman to speak […]

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