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Sir Robert Walpole

Robert Walpole, often regarded as the first de facto Prime Minister of Great Britain, was a towering figure in the…

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Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I, the last of the Tudor monarchs, reigned over England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her…

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Karl Marx

Karl Marx, a name synonymous with revolution and socialist thought, was born on May 5th, 1818, in Trier, Prussia, present-day…

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Born 6 June 1868: Robert Falcon Scott

Robert Falcon Scott, a British naval officer and explorer forever linked to the conquest of the South Pole, was born…

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Born 14 May 1553 – Margaret of Valois

Margaret of Valois, also known as Queen Margot, was a French princess born on May 14, 1553, at the Château…

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Born 9 May 1874 – Howard Carter

Howard Carter, a renowned British archaeologist and Egyptologist, was born in Kensington, London on May 9, 1874. Although lacking formal…

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Born 5 May 1818 – Karl Marx

Born Karl Heinrich Marx on May 5, 1818, in Trier, Prussia (now Germany), Karl Marx became a revolutionary thinker who…

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Born 28 April 1948 – Terry Pratchett

Sir Terence David John Pratchett, a titan of fantasy literature and master of witty satire, was born on April 28,…

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Born 26 April 121 AD – Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor and a towering figure in Stoic philosophy, reigned from 161 to 180 AD. Born on April…

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Born 17 April 1837 – J. P. Morgan

John Pierpont Morgan, a titan who straddled the worlds of finance and philanthropy, was born on April 17, 1837, in…

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Elizabeth Taylor

“I’ve only slept with men I’ve been married to. How many women can make that claim?” – Elizabeth Taylor Elizabeth…

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Jules Verne

“Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they…

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Davy Crockett

“You may all go to Hell, and I will go to Texas” – Davy Crockett. There is probably not a…

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Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar Biography Julius Caesar is sometimes regarded as more myth than man due to his famous, or perhaps rather…

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Susan B. Anthony

“No man is good enough to govern any woman without her consent.” – Susan B. Anthony Susan B. Anthony Biography…

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Yuri Gagarin

“I see Earth! It is so beautiful!” – Yuri Gagarin Yuri Gagarin Biography Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was born on 9…

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