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Isaac Newton Biography - Isaac Newton Biography Revered as “one of the greatest names in history of human thought.” Isaac Newton was a philosopher, mathematician and scientist. He was perhaps the most talented greatest mathematician of his generation and look at as the most influential theorist in the history of science. His studies and finding on gravitation and optics puts him elite group of scientists the world has ever seen. Not to mention he also created calculus we all love and hate today. Isaac Newton was born on December 25, 1645 in Woolsthopre, Lincolnshire, England....   [tags: Biography] 630 words
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7th Arsenal Band Biography - 7th Arsenal Band Biography Lethal Injections, Lethal Intoxication, and Army of Sinners were all possible band names before 7th Arsenal chose the first part of their name based off the number of band members. Regardless of where they were inspired to select a name for their band they will complete their goals one step at a time. They may deduce the number of band members though will have the same charisma they started out with as a group of seven. There sound may lethal, downright sinful, but the current five person line-up is a work in progress....   [tags: Biography] 939 words
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Dan Brown: An Un-Authorized Biography - A writer of seven books and musician with five albums to his credit, Dan Brown is a man of many talents. While his music has not been very successful, his books have. As of 2009, his books have sold over 80 million copies and have been translated into over 40 languages. (Wikipedia) Being the oldest of three children, Dan Brown was born on June 22, 1964 in Exeter, New Hampshire. His father, Richard G. Brown, was a mathematics teacher and wrote textbooks from 1968 to his retirement in 1982. (Wikipedia) Brown's relationship with his father was the inspiration for Sophie Neveu and Jacques Sauniere's in The Da Vinci Code....   [tags: Biography]
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Alexander Graham Bell: A Short Biography - Alexander Graham Bell: A Short Biography Upon hearing the name Alexander Graham Bell, we remember the inventor of the telephone. However, Alexander was much more than just the inventor of the telephone. As a matter of fact he was an audiologist. His family was the leading authorities in elocution and speech correction. He had improved and carried on his families business, along with his brothers. Alexander had created the phone at an early age among inventors- only 29. Later in his career Bell has worked on a variety of inventions and all inventions have become successful....   [tags: Biography] 1634 words
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My Biography - I started my journey of life in the early 90’s and ever since I have been up against barriers and met many different types of characters. All with their personal gain is put first without a thought for others. Anyways let’s start from the beginning, I started my educational career in 1997 at welbourne primary school/ boy was it fun it had everything a kid could ever imagine, a massive sand box, shiny new tricycles, super fast scooters and loads and loads of coloured paint. It was unbelievable we were given milk and cookies and we got to sing as well as the fundamental steps of life, the alphabet and numbers....   [tags: Biography,] 1085 words
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Biography of Walt Disney - Biography of Walt Disney Real name: Walter Elias Disney Date of Birth (location): 5 December 1901, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Date of Death : 15 December 1966 -BIOGRAPHY During a 43-year Hollywood career, which spanned the development of the motion picture medium as a modern American art, Walter Elias Disney, a modern Aesop, established himself and his product as a genuine part of Americana. David Low, the late British political cartoonist, called Disney "the most significant figure in graphic arts since Leonardo DaVinci." A pioneer and innovator, and the possessor of one of the most fertile imaginations the world has ever known, Walt Disney, along with members of his staff, received more than 950 honors and citations from every nation in the world, including 48 Academy Awards and 7 Emmys in his lifetime....   [tags: Biography Disney] 1445 words
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William Shakespeare's Biography - William Shakespeare's Biography On an April night unknown, in 1564, at a humble home in Henley St. in the quiet town of Stratford, England Isle of Wight, John and Mary Shakespeare gave birth to a poet. William Shakespeare was born on what is believed to be the 23rd of April the feast day of patron saint the dragon-slayer St. George, and though there are no known records either to confirm or deny, this date was subsequently accepted, has been established, and is widely celebrated as the day of both his birth and his death....   [tags: Biography Essays]
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Muhammad, A Biography Of Prophet - Muhammad, A Biography Of Prophet A short history about the world's fastest growing religion and of the man, who seeded the plant of Islam himself, Muhammad (saw)....   [tags: Muhammad Biography Prophet] 968 words
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A Biography of Josephine Baker - A Biography of Josephine Baker Josephine Baker was born Freda Josephine MacDonald in St. Louis, Missouri to her unwed parents: Carrie McDonald and Eddie Carson. Her father soon left the family and Josephine had to help her mother support herself and her three younger half-siblings. At age eight, she got a job working as a maid for a white family (Robinson). At age 12, she had dropped out of school to work. By age 14, she had moved out, been married, and separated from her first husband. She would later go onto marry and divorce three more men....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]
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Biography of Mark Twain - Biography of Mark Twain Mark Twain was a writer whose works revolved around his childhood experiences growing up on the Mississippi River. The main source of his writing was the time he spent in Hannibal, Missouri as a young boy. He also used his childhood friends in many of his work, such as modeling the character Sid in Huck Finn after his brother Henry. Twain also used the happy times in his life to express his feeling in his writings. Twain used the trials of his life to make his works humorous and all-time American classics....   [tags: biography biographies bio]
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Biography of Mark Twain - Biography of Mark Twain Twain, Mark, pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), American writer and humorist, whose best work is characterized by broad, often irreverent humor or biting social satire. Twain's writing is also known for realism of place and language, memorable characters, and hatred of hypocrisy and oppression. Born in Florida, Missouri, Clemens moved with his family to Hannibal, Missouri, a port on the Mississippi River, when he was four years old. There he received a public school education....   [tags: Mark Twain Biography Writer] 1172 words
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Biography of William Faulkner - Biography of William Faulkner William Faulkner was an enormous man in literature despite the fact that he stood less than five foot six. He reshaped the way in which the world views literature today. Faulkner was one of the greatest influences to American culture of his time. In fact, his influence spread throughout many years to come. Faulkner started out as a child with a dream, and with this dream he redefined the literary society of America. William Cuthbert Faulkner was born on September 25, 1897, in New Albany, Mississippi....   [tags: Biography Faulkner Writer Author] 960 words
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Jack London: A Biography - Jack London: A Biography        John Griffith London, better known to us as Jack London, was born to Flora Wellman January 12, 1876, in San Francisco. (Ranch Album)  His father was presumably W.H. Chaney, who left Flora after finding out she was pregnant. (Stasz, 9)  Flora met and eventually married John London on September 7, 1876 bringing John's two other children, Ida and Eliza, into the family. (Ranch Album) Flora enlisted the help of a wet nurse and, with the help her and Eliza, Jack London was raised.  For the next ten years, John and his family relocated several times within California, moving from farm to farm trying to become financially successful....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Biography - Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Biography Throughout the course of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s life, poetry played the hand of fate. All of the major events that took place in her life seem to coincide with her poetry. Poetry made her famous. It gave her solace, and comfort, somewhere to drown her sorrow. It introduced her to her husband, and (indirectly) divorced her from her father. Poetry was not only a part of her life, but an integral part of her soul. Creative Beginnings It all began in Gosforth Church, with the marriage of Mary Graham Clarke, and Robert Moulton....   [tags: Biography Biographies Browning Essays]
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Steven Spielberg Biography - Steven Spielberg Biography Steven Spielberg: Revolutionary and Visionary Who would have thought that a brilliant career in filmmaking could have originated with a modest jar of Skippy Peanut Butter smeared on a neighbor’s window in a tiny Cincinnati suburb. One might not think that such an average boyhood prank could evolve a boy into a man who would become the most financially successful film director in history. Well, that is exactly where Leah Spielberg, Steven Spielberg’s mother, would trace her son’s initial entry into becoming one of our nation’s most creative storytellers....   [tags: Biography Biographies Bio]
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Biography of Henry David Thoreau - Biography of Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau was born July 12, 1817. He was born in Concord, Massachusetts. He lived a wonderful life as a poet and essayist. Its sad to say that he pasted away on May 6, 1862 in Concord. The first year of his life his family moved away, but also returned five years later. He grew up in a village and later reached his manhood. His favorite thing about the village was the woodlands, streams, and meadows. He was the third child in his family. As his life was expanding meeting new people he grew into a friendship with Ralph Waldo Emerson....   [tags: Biography Thoreau Philosopher] 1078 words
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William James Basie's Biography - William James Basie's Biography During the heyday of the swing era, many big bands flourished. Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Glen Miller, and Chick Webb fronted big bands that could swing, but none of these legends could swing like the Count Basie Orchestra. Count Basie proved that a big band could still swing, without losing the spontaneity so essential to jazz. William James Basie was born August 21, 1904 in Red Bank, New Jersey (Hare, par. 3). His father was a coachman and caretaker for a wealthy judge, and his mother took in laundry to help with the family's financial situation....   [tags: William James Basie Biography] 1339 words
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Biography of J. Gresham Machen - Biography of J. Gresham Machen John Gresham Machen was born in Baltimore, Maryland on July 28th 1881 to parents Arthur Webster and Mary Hones Gresham. From an early age Machen was taught lessons of the bible and of Jesus. His family attended a Presbyterian church called Franklyn Street Presbyterian. (Wikipedia) Machen's father was a lawyer and therefore Machen was considered to be brought up in a rather privileged home. He attendee a private college where he was educated in classics such a Greek and Latin....   [tags: Biography Theology Religion Machen] 1823 words
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Max Wilson Woodard Biography - Max Wilson Woodard Biography He was born in Palestine, Texas to the parentage of Clyde Burette Woodard and Marye Regina (McClung) Woodard at 9:45 AM at the Palestine Sanatarium. His parents lived in Elkhart, Texas where his father was the owner and operator of Woodard Cleaners and his mother, Bubbie, as he called her, was the owner and operator of a beauty shop. 1938-1941 His first dog was an English Shepard named Rex, who was a one man dog and his constant traveling companion. Beginning at about age three, he and his dog Rex had an insatiable desire to explore any place that was outside the house and within walking distance....   [tags: Max Woodard Biography] 1499 words
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Biography of Che Guevara - Biography of Che Guevara Che Guevara met an undignified death in a dilapidated school house in Bolivia, at the hands of a CIA backed counter revolution. The generation that would see him the most had not been born yet, and many of that generation would not know why this well drawn face is on hats, shirts and posters at Hot Topic. They won't know the face was communism's last best hope, shot down after the imperialist world joined forces to crush the possibility of true communism in the known world....   [tags: Biography Biographies Guevara] 1910 words
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Edwin Hubble Biography - Edwin Hubble Biography Hubble nació en Marshfield (Missouri) el 20 de noviembre de 1889. Ingresó al instituto de Wheaton, en donde participaba activamente en las actividades deportivas; su deporte favorito era el fútbol, aunque el también participó numerosas veces en pruebas atléticas en pista. En el día de su licenciatura del instituto en 1906, el director dijo, "Edwin Hubble, te he vigilado durante cuatro años y no te he visto estudiar ni siquiera 10 minutos." Se detuvo por un instante emocionante para Edwin y continuó, "Aquí tienes una beca para la universidad de Chicago." En la universidad el disfrutaba trabajando como tutor y en su último año trabajo como ayudante de laboratorio de Robert Millikan....   [tags: Biography Biographies Spanish] 1337 words
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Biography of Cesc Fabregas - Biography of Cesc Fabregas The rise to stardom of a young soccer sensation by the name of "Francesc Cesc Fabregas Soler" has been nothing short of remarkable. Better known as Cesc Fabregas, Cesc has achieved more in his career at the slender age of 20 years old then most soccer players have achieved in their whole careers, and yet his skills and stardom can only increase with more seasons behind him Cesc Fabregas was born on the May 4, 1987 in Arenys de Mar, Catalonia, Spain. He was destined to be a soccer player and was signed up by Spanish giants Barcelona FC at the age of 13 as a trainee....   [tags: Soccer Athletics Sports Biography] 959 words
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Chris Crutcher Biography - Chris Crutcher Biography Chris Crutcher was born on July 17, 1946 in Dayton, Ohio. His father was an Air Force pilot and his mother was a homemaker. Chris grew up in Cascade, Idaho. As a child there was not much for kids to do in Idaho, a tiny logging community north of Boise, so many children turned to sports. Chris got his education from Eastern Washington State College in 1968. His hobbies were running , basketball, swimming, biking, and competing in triathlon. Chris has an older brother who was valedictorian of his class....   [tags: Biography Writer Author] 1566 words
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Alain Leroy Locke Biography - "Much of the creative work of the period was guided by the ideal of the Negro which signified a range of ethical ideals that often emphasize and intensified a higher sense of group and social cohesiveness... The writers ... literally expected liberation .... from their work and were perhaps the first group of Afro- American writers to believe that art could radically transform the artist and attitudes of other human beings". - Dictionary of Literacy Biography Alain Leroy Locke was on born on September 13 1886 in Philadelphia ,Pennsylvania to Mr....   [tags: American Philosopher Biography] 733 words
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Biography Of Eugene O'Neill - BIOGRAPHY OF EUGENE O’ NEILL Eugene Gladstone O’Neill was born in a New York City hotel room on 16th October, 1888,he son of famous actor James O’Neill and Ella O’Neill, spent the first seven years of his life touring with his father’s theater company. These years introduced O’Neill to the world of theater and the difficulties of maintaining artistic integrity. His father, once a well-known Shakespearean, had taken a role in a lesser play for its sizable salary. Family life was unstable. O'Neill's mother frequently accompanied her husband on tour and, although they had a long-standing summer home, Monte Cristo Cottage in New London, Connecticut, the family was constantly on the move....   [tags: Biography Writer Author] 1515 words
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Biography of Karl Marx - Biography of Karl Marx Few names evoke as strong a response as Karl Marx. Some consider him a genius and a prophet, while others see only evil in his ideas. Everyone agrees that Marx stands among the social thinkers with the greatest impact on the world's people. There are many people who pass into and out of our lives. It is those great people that are remembered forever. One great person is Karl Marx. He is an extraordinary person that has changed and shaped the way of the future. Marx had many great experiences and achievements throughout his lifetime for which he is remembered....   [tags: biographies Biography Karl Marx Essays]
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Biography of Alexander Hamilton - Biography of Alexander Hamilton Summary Alexander Hamilton was most likely born on January 11, 1757, although the exact year of his birth is unknown. Hamilton was born on the Caribbean island of Nevis or St....   [tags: Hamilton Founding Father Biography History] 1052 words
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Chrisopher Columbus: A Short Biography - Christopher Columbus was not trying to prove that the earth was round. People already knew the earth was round. He was trying to find an alternative way to India for trade. He planned to sail across the Atlantic from Europe to Asia, but the world was bigger than Columbus thought. It is not know exactly when Christopher Columbus was born, but most scholars have concurred that he was born sometime between August and October of 1451 in Genoa. Before being translated into English, his name in Italian is “Cristoforo Colombo.” He was one of the many children of Domenico Colombo, a wool-weaver and a merchant, and Suzanna Fontanarossa, who was the daughter of a wool-weaver....   [tags: Biography] 621 words
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Jane Austen Biography - Jane Austen was born on December 16th, 1775, in the village of Steventon, which was near Basingstoke, in Hampshire. Austen was the seventh of eight children of Reverend George Austen and wife, Cassandra. She was taught mainly at home by Mrs. Cawley, who was the sister of one of their uncles. From 1785-1786 Jane and her sister Cassandra went to the Abbey boarding school of Reading. At home Jane and her brothers and sisters loved to write and perform plays. Her father had over 500 books in his personal library, their Jane would read the books all day long....   [tags: Biography] 506 words
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Biography of Adolf Hitler - Adolf Hitler is known to be the reason behind the Holocaust. Hitler was a conniving and devious dictator who took the lives of thousand of people because he believed that people who were not Aryans were not superior to those who were. However, men and women first saw Hitler as a man with a charismatic personality and dynamic leadership skills. He was born in Braunau-Am-Inn, Austria on the 20th April 1889. Adolf Hitler was the fourth child of Klara and Alois Hitler (“The History Makers of World War II: Adolf Hitler”, 2007.)....   [tags: Biography]
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George Washington Biography - ... He was badly outnumbered and many of the men deserted his army. In the end of this battle Washington was badly beaten. As a result of this defeat he was forced to retreat his forces across the river. Incredibly he was able to achieve this feat at night without loss of life or equipment. Washington maneuvered his troops to the north of the city which keenly prevented Howe from trapping the Continental army. However this retreat gave Howe the ability to take the offensive and he made use of his momentum to capture Fort Washington on November 16....   [tags: Biography]
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A Brief Biography of Ludwig Prandtl - ... However, differential equations were still involved in these calculations, and Prandtl’s students, including Heinrich Blasius, received notoriety through solving for drag on different aerodynamic surfaces. Many of his students went on to pioneer areas of aerospace engineering that allowed his ideas to propogate much farther than the University of Göttingen in Germany. Ludwig Prandtl’s accomplishments did not end after his boundary layer research. Along with his students, he performed large amounts of aerodynamics research in several different areas....   [tags: Biography ]
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Biography Of Genghis Khan - Biography of Genghis Khan The old world had many great leaders. Alexander the Great, Hannibal and even Julius Caesar met with struggle on their rise to power. Perhaps Genghis Khan was the most significant of all these rulers. To prove that Genghis Khan was the greatest ruler, we must go back to the very beginning of his existence. We must examine such issues as; Genghis¹s struggle for power/how his life as a child would affect his rule, his personal and military achievements and his conquests....   [tags: Biography Genghis Khan Bio Bios Essays]
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Constantine, A Biography - In 305 Constantine entered into battle with his father against the Picts, unknowingly for the last time. Constantatius died at a camp in York in northern England. His soldier immediately named Constantine, Augustus, and his career as a twenty-year-old ruler began. Sometime during his rule he experienced a profound conversion and became a Christian. Under God's divine influence he defeated Maxentius at the following battle at the Milvian Bridge along the Tiber River. The very next day Maxentius's body washed ashore and they paraded his body through town....   [tags: Biography] 412 words
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The Father of Microbes: Biography of Louis Pasteur - ... The producer’s problem with the vinegar was that the vinegar would be spoiled and wanted to find a solution to keep it from spoiling. Pasteur then observed the beet juice with a microscope and found that it had yeast and alcohol. The action of beet juice and yeast was fermentation. To solve this he heated up the beet juice and destroyed the yeast. With this, he called this process “pasteurization” (BBC History, 2011). On he continued, and started to do research on Silkworms. By the year of 1865, Pasteur helped the silk industry in France....   [tags: Biography ]
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A Brief Biography of Marie Curie - ... Manya and sister Bronia had a passion for knowledge, as well as a unique relationship with one another. The girls attended the “Floating University” around Warsaw. The students of the Floating University congregated in a different location every time they met, not to alert the Russian officials. Marie and Bronia knew they needed a formal education, and came to an agreement: Bronia would go off to Sorbonne in Paris, and Manya would work as a governess to help supplement Bronia’s schooling. When Bronia was finished, Manya would join her, and she would also fulfill her dream of attending Sorbonne....   [tags: Science, Biography] 1571 words
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Biography of Aristotle - Aristotle was a Greek philosopher and scientist who lived from 384-322 B.C who was born in Stagira, Macedonia. His father played a major role in society as a physician in the royal court. Young Aristotle took a liking to Plato and decided to go to his academy at the age of seventeen. For the next twenty years, Aristotle remained there first as a student then as a teacher. After the death of Plato, Aristotle moved to Assos in the Asia Minor where he tutored his friend Hermias who was the ruler there and decided to marry his niece....   [tags: biography biographies ]
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Darwin Biography - Darwin was born in Shrewsbury on 12 February 1809. In 1827 he started theology studies at Christ's College, Cambridge. His love to collect plants, insects, and geological specimens was noted by his botany professor John Stevens Henslow. He arranged for his talented student a place a on the surveying expedition of HMS Beagle to Patagonia. Despite the objections of his father, Darwin decided to leave his familiar surroundings. The voyage took five years from 1831 to 1836. Darwin returned with observations he had made in Teneriffe, the Cape Verde Islands, Brazil, the Galapagos Islands, and elsewhere....   [tags: Biography, Informative] 327 words
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Robert Frost’s Biography and His Works - ... As a child, Frost was able to receive good schoolings under his journalist father and mother, who was a teacher. Interested in poetry at young age, he attended Dartmouth College and Harvard in 1890s (Read Print). In the poem “The Road Not Taken,” Frost uses diverse imagery, abnormal word choices, and punctuations to emphasize his meaning in the poem: “Two roads diverged into a yellow wood” (1). It clearly depicts Frost’s appreciation of natural world and sensibility about human aspiration, which were strongly influenced by some of the Romanticists and Transcendentalists (Read Print)....   [tags: Biography ]
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Clara Barton's Biography by Elizabeth Brown Pryor - Clara Barton's Biography by Elizabeth Brown Pryor The author, Elizabeth Brown Pryor, wrote her biography of Clara Barton with the intent to not only tell her life, but to use personal items (diary and letters) of Clara’s found to help fill information of how Clara felt herself about incidents in her life. Her writing style is one that is easy to understand and also one that enables you to actually get pulled into the story of the person. While other biographical books are simply dry facts, this book, with the help of new found documents, allows Pryor to give a modern look on Barton’s life....   [tags: Clara Barton Biography] 1887 words
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Albert Osborn, A Biography - Albert S. Osborn (1858 - 1946) is a pioneer in forensic science that was involved and developed all of his time to the study of evidence in questioned documents. Question documents involves with handwriting. So, the job of the experts is to find out how, when, and by whom certain documents were prepared. They also search and involve with dating the documents, ink identification, copy, and forgery - copying someone's signature. Albert Osborn has started to devote his life into the field of question document around 1910....   [tags: Biography] 956 words
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Alzina Parsons-Stevens, A Biography - Alzina Parsons-Stevens, labor and industrial worker and child welfare worker was born in Parsonfield, Maine in 1849, a town named after her paternal grandfather, Colonel Thomas Parsons, who received the land for his service in the American Revolution. Enoch Parsons, who served in the War of 1812, was a relatively prosperous farmer and small manufacturer. He and his wife, Louise (Page) Parsons, had seven children, of whom Alzina Parsons was the fourth daughter and the youngest child. Enoch Parsons died in 1862, leaving the family in difficult financial straits....   [tags: Biography] 1051 words
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A Biography on Entrepreneur Donald Trump - I would like to begin with a quote from an incredible American Entrepreneur, Donald Trump, which goes "My policy is to learn from the past, focus on the present, and dream about the future." A strong quote that helped him from a downfall that almost nobody thought he would bounce back from. In 1990, he underwent a debt so large from the range of 975 million to almost two billion dollars where he almost went bankrupt. He had to hand over a lot of holdings to the creditor bank but by the end of 1990s, he bounced back....   [tags: Biography] 684 words
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Biography of Nikola Tesla - Nikola Tesla was born in Smiljan, Croatia at midnight between July 9th and 10th 1856. He was intelligent since his early childhood. He soon became interested in engineering and he studied it at the Technical University in Graz, Austria, from 1877 to 1880. Right after that he went to the University of Prague in 1880, but his father had died and he withdrew his studies from the University soon after. Tesla always dreamed of becoming an electrical engineer and to invent a new type of power transmission instead of Direct Current (DC)....   [tags: Biography] 495 words
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Biography of Leonardo da Vinci - Leonardo was born in 1452 in the small town of Vinci. In the 1460 the family decided to settle in Florence, where Leonardo was given the best education that Florence could offer. In about 1466 he was an apprenticed to Andrea del Verrocchio, a Florentine painter and scultor. In Verrocchio's workshop Leonardo was introduced to many activities such as sculptural projects and paintings. Finally in 1478 Leonardo became an independent master on his own. In 1482 Leonardo entered the service of the duke of Milan, Ludovico Sforza after writing a letter to the duke describing his mastery in engineering....   [tags: Biography] 496 words
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James Madison Biography - Like his close friend Thomas Jefferson, James Madison came from a prosperous family of Virginia planters, received an excellent education, and studied law "though only informally" and quickly found himself drawn into the debates over independence. In 1776, he became a delegate to the revolutionary Virginia Convention, where he worked closely with Thomas Jefferson to push through religious freedom statutes, among other liberal measures. The youngest member of the Continental Congress, Madison was of smaller than average height for a Virginian of the period; reports have him standing either five feet four or five feet six inches tall....   [tags: Biography] 979 words
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William Shakespeare Biography - "All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players." (www.ise.uvic.ca) This quote, written by William Shakespeare, illustrates that everybody is a little part of the big world, merely playing his or her "role" as a human. It very much describes the bard himself, being a little part of that "stage". Although his part was small, he still made an incredible impact. William Shakespeare was a fabulous playwright, writing great plays and putting forth ultimate effort. Shakespeare's early life shaped him into what we know him as today....   [tags: Biography] 1268 words
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Garrett Morgan: A Biography - Garrett Morgan Garrett Augustus Morgan was born on March 4, 1877 in Paris, Kentucky, the seventh of eleven children to Sydney and Elizabeth Morgan. His parents had previously been slaves, freed by the Emancipation Proclamation. At the early age of 14, Morgan decided to travel north to Ohio in the hopes of receiving better education opportunities. During those times, there were better opportunities for blacks in the northern part of the country. Still, Morgan’s formal education never surpassed elementary school....   [tags: Biography] 1377 words
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Walt Disney Biography - Throughout history, there have been many notable American figures that had enormous impacts on almost everyone's daily lives. Although, one figure stands out among many, and that man worked his hardest to make his dreams come true, Walt Disney. Disney made a reputation of brilliance and "[t]he combination of Disney's desire to try new techniques and his striving to make a better product set him apart from most other animators" (Nardo 25). How could anyone forget classics like Mickey Mouse, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Fox and the Hound, the Little Mermaid, and many more all created by Disney....   [tags: Biography] 1643 words
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Review of Eugene Talmadge Biography - The Wild Man from Sugar Creek: The Political Career of Eugene Talmadge, By William Anderson, Louisiana State University, 1975. xviii + 239pp. William Anderson presents a well-written history of the rise and fall of a Georgia demagogue, Eugene Talmadge. Anderson's narrative provides insight into Talmadge's popular support and how he orchestrated the perception of being a "man of the people." He also has a smooth flowing writing style that keeps the story moving and the reader interested in following along....   [tags: Biography] 1191 words
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