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6 Nov

History of King Arthur

If there is any figure that can so fittingly be described as equal parts man, myth and legend, it is the figure of King Arthur. While his actual existence continues to be debated, with most scholars leaning towards the conclusion […]

History of Tony Blair

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom for a decade, Tony Blair served an unprecedented three terms as Labour Member of Parliament for Sedgefield. He assumed responsibility during his term to change the focus of the Labour Party image and make […]

History of Will Smith

Will Smith is one of the most prominent powerhouses in Hollywood. He has been named as one of the wealthiest and most influential actors in the world. To younger generations, Will Smith is an established movie star known for his […]

History of Tecumseh

The Fight for Territory England and France were determined to colonize the early United States during the Great Age of Exploration. The two countries fought each other as they vied for the right to claim territories. They felt that they […]

History of Sir Edmund Hillary

Mountaineer and explorer Sir Edmund Percival Hillary died in 2008, nearly five and a half decades after his historical climb to the top of Mt Everest that gave him and his climbing partner Tenzing Norgay worldwide acclaim. Originally a beekeeper […]

History of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Born on Jan. 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia, Martin Luther King, Jr. was the son of Alberta Williams King and Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. Initially, Martin Luther King, Sr. was named Michael King, and the famous civil rights activist […]

History of Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto, a former prime minister of Pakistan, led a tumultuous but inspiring life before her assassination at a political rally. Elected Prime Minister in 1988, Bhutto became the first woman leader of an Islamic country. Ousted from her post […]

History of Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s rise to prominence epitomizes a story of success for foreign nationals who have migrated to the United States. Formerly an actor and action star, he currently serves as the 38th governor of California. As a household name and […]

History of Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler is not just an actor. He is also a comedian, film producer, screenwriter and musician. Adam Richard Sandler was born in Brooklyn, New York, on Sept. 9, 1966. He was raised by a nursery teacher and an electrical […]

12 May

History of Serena Williams

Serena Williams is a female American tennis player, the sister of Venus Williams, and also a top ranked player who has been ranked number one in the world several times, and holds the record for holding all four grand slam […]