Biography

Wednesday, 28 February 2024
32 facts about Peter the Great
32 facts about Peter the Great
The first Emperor of all Russia
Peter the Great is considered one of Russia's greatest rulers. He was a great reformer, strategist, and builder who was the first of the tsars to trav ...

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Christopher Columbus
The crew, exhausted by the hardships of the expedition, the high-handed and ruthless behavior of the captain, and disappointed by the absence of the promised riches, began to rebel.
Some broke away from the expedition and searched for treasure on their own, while others returned to ...
John Sutter
Founding Sacramento turned out to be a success.
This made John Sutter jealous and bitter, which was reflected in his relationship with son. All vent ...
Jane Austen
The city of Bath in the county of Somerset is home to the Jane Austen Centre.
The writer lived in Bath from 1801 to 1806, and the city is the setting for her two novels: "Northan ...
Kate Middleton
Many consider her a style icon.
Although her image used to be less formal, Kate Middleton has developed a style that inspires women ...
Tadeusz Kosciuszko
In the political life of Poland at the time, a group of activists pushing the need for reform played an increasingly important role.
Great political writers, such as Stanislaw Staszic and Hugo Kollataj, called for strengthening the c ...
Aristotle
Because of Aristotle’s Macedonian ties, he fled Athens and ventured to the court of his father-in-law, Hermias of Atarneus.
Anti-Macedonian sentiments grew stronger in Athens around Plato’s death, and Aristotle may have feared some sort of retaliation, even though he was not of Macedonian origin, but an Ionian Greek.
Hypatia
Interest in Hypatia arose during the Age of Enlightenment.
The Irish philosopher and freethinker from the Rationalist movement, John Toland, an advocate for vi ...
Tadeusz Kosciuszko
Tadeusz, who was given the name Andrzej Tadeusz Bonaventura Kosciuszko at his baptism, was the fourth child of Ludwik Tadeusz Kosciuszko and Tekla Ratomska Kosciuszko, coat of arms Roch III.
Tadeusz's father was a court official (swordsman) and the Lithuanian field roll regiment colonel.
Alfred Nobel
He was born in Stockholm on October 21, 1833.
He was the third son of Immanuel Nobel, an inventor and engineer and a graduate of the Royal Institu ...
Roland Garros
He was born in Saint-Denis, Réunion, an island in the Indian Ocean.
Although his father was from Toulouse and his mother from Lorient, they were not casual visitors to ...