Charles was highly educated and well rounded both militarily and socially. Charlemagne Becomes Emperor Before “Pepin the Short” died in 768 he divided his kingdom between his two sons, Charles who was twenty-six and Carloman who was seventeen. This division of the empire caused many problems, which created tension between the brothers. Carloman refused to assist Charles in the war against the Aquitanians. Charles was successful in putting down the revolt but he never saw his brother again.
As a youth he was gay and handsome, skilled in all manner of athletic games, but in later life he became coarse and fat. When his elder brother, Arthur, died (1502), he became heir apparent. He succeeded his father on the throne in 1509, and soon thereafter he married Arthur's young widow, Catherine of Aragon. During the first 20 years of his reign he left the shaping of policies largely in the hands of his great counselor, Cardinal Wolsey (See Wolsey, Cardinal). By 1527 Henry had made up his mind to get rid of his wife.
This man had a hard time going to, practically turning into an adult at seventeen. Most people would of gave up in life, but not Oliver. This man died on the 3rd of September 1658, at the age of 59. All the people that knew this man in his lifetime attended his funeral to show him the respect he deserved. This was the life of Oliver Cromwell.
For that one single victory by Henry V, he became very popular for that effort. By the sounds of it, Henry was an outseanding King and loved by the people. His son, Henry VI, seemingly had to follow in his fathers footsteps and perhaps do something even greater than his now deceased father. There was only one problem: How can you run a country when you are only a child? England was okay after the death of Henry V because Henry VI had regents that ran the country for him.
His brother fell victim to the war and soon after his other brother and mother would die from disease leaving Jackson an orphan and forcing him to fend for himself. “A boy soldier during the American Revolution, he became the only president ... ... middle of paper ... ...s a great president in his time. He spoke out for the American people and changed U.S. History forever. Not all of his actions were what would be considered moral today, and some were questionable even during his time. Yet, he acted as no other president had done so and wanted to have a government without corruption for the people.
At a young age he showed signs of brilliance , at 10 he tamed a horse that was thought to be untameable as no one in the land could tame it . His father always told him to aim high and that Macedonia was never enough for him . Alexander always hated the Persians for what they had done to his country . He had revenge in his blood and that was the beginning of the end for the Persian Empire . An interesting fact about him is that there is only one original portrait of him , all the rest are copies .
Henry was a very talented young man. He was an accomplished musician, a patron of the arts, and a fine athlete (Henry VIII king). He could speak four or five languages, and was good at singing, dancing, and playing musical instruments. He also enjoyed hunting and jousting. He was also known as a very tall and handsome prince (Starkey).
Beginning as a boy who hated school to a man who could sway another with a single speech, his personal change was drastic; but so was the change that he brought to the world and Great Britain. On November 30, 1874, Winston Leonard Churchill was born in Blenheim Palace (Black 40). His father was Lord Randolph; a persistent politician who spent much of his time working for the Liberal Party. His mother was Jennie Jerome; a young woman who was the daughter of an American millionaire (41). Throughout his life, Churchill does not reflect of his parents too fondly of his parents who always distanced themselves from their son.
Henry was not only selfish but, also handsome and had a hearty personality, he was also a gifted scholar, linguist, composer, and a musician. He was talented at many sports and was also good with the ladies. Henry was the second son and the third child of his father. Henry the VIII died in 1509, the only reason Henry would become king is because of his brothers, Arthur, death in April of 1502. Soon after that, Henry would marry his first wife, his brother (Arthur's) widow, Catherine of Aragon.
Even though Dickens considered this to be the worst time of his life, the experience of it helped shape the world renowned author. After his father’s release from prison Dickens went back to school but at the age of 15 he was sent back to work against his wishes. This time Charles worked as a clerk in a law firm, then a shorthand reporter in court and finally a parliamentary and news reporter. In ‘Great Expectations’ Joe is also sent to work at a young age but this is because his fathers was always drunk so he had no choice but to work to earn money for his family. In 1836 Charles Dickens married Catherine Hogarth and they had 10 children together but one died.