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Ronald Reagan

Ronald Wilson Reagan was an American actor and politician. He was the 40th President of the United States from January 20, 1981 to January 20, 1989. He was the 33rd Governor of California from 1967 to 1975. Reagan was the 9th and 13th President o ...

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. He served 12 years as President, dying shortly after beginning his 4th term, the longest ever spent in office. After his death, the 22nd Amen ...

Anwar Sadat

Muhammad Anwar el-Sadat was the third President of Egypt. He served from 15 October 1970 until he was assassinated by Islamic extremists on 6 October 1981.

Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia

Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia was the Emperor of Ethiopia. He is also known as the religious symbol for God incarnate among members of the Rastafari movement, who call themselves by his name before becoming Emperor - Ras Tafari. Tafari was made in ...

Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin was a Georgian politician who became leader of the Soviet Union from 1922 until his death in 1953 from a cerebral hemorrhage. He replaced Vladimir Lenin as leader of the Soviet Union. His ideas and policies turned the Soviet Union i ...

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman was the 33rd President of the United States, from 1945 to 1953. He became president when President Franklin D. Roosevelt died in office. As president, Truman made important foreign policy decisions, such as using atomic weapons on ...

William Westmoreland

William Childs Westmoreland was an United States Army four-star general. Westmoreland commanded U.S. military operations in the Vietnam War at its peak 1964–68, including during the 1968 Tet Offensive. He adopted a strategy of attrition against t ...

The Cheeky Girls

The Cheeky Girls are a female bubblegum pop/bubblegum dance and europop duo based in Great Britain. They are identical twins from Transylvania, Romania. They have been active since 2002 when they auditioned in Popstars: The Rivals. Their songs in ...

Henriette Adelaide of Savoy

Henriette Adelaide of Savoy was the wife of the Elector of Bavaria Ferdinand Maria. She had much influence and with her husband did much to improve the Electorate of Bavaria, her adopted country. She was a daughter of Victor Amadeus I, Duke of Sa ...

Gido Kokars

Gido Kokars was a Latvian conductor. He was the twin brother of Imants Kokars, who was also a renowned conductor. He was born in Gulbene, Latvia. His career began in 1951.

Princess Ashraf of Iran

Princess Ashraf Pahlavi, was the twin sister of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran and a member of the Pahlavi Dynasty. She was born in Tehran. She was thought to be the "power behind her brother" and was instrumental in the 1953 coup which ...

Yuriy Pimenov

Yuriy Igorevich Pimenov was a Soviet and Russian rower. He mostly competed in the coxless pairs, rowing with his twin brother Nikolay. The brothers won a silver medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics. The Pimenovs also won three gold, three silver and ...

Romulus and Remus

Rhea Silvia was the daughter of Numitor Silvius, king of Alba Longa, a legendary town founded by Ascanius, son of Aeneas, prince of Troy. When Numitors brother Amulius became king by force, he made Rhea Silvia a Vestal Virgin, so she would not ha ...

Tony Benn

Anthony Neil Wedgwood Tony ’ Benn, PC, formerly 2nd Viscount Stansgate, was a British Labour Party politician. Benn was born in Marylebone, London, England. He was married to Caroline DeCamp 1926–2000 from 1949 until her death. Their four childre ...

FM-2030

FM-2030 was a Belgian-born Iranian-American author, teacher, transhumanist philosopher, futurist, consultant and athlete. He was a known transhumanist with the book Are You a Transhuman?: Monitoring and Stimulating Your Personal Rate of Growth in ...

Fred Rogers

Fred McFeely Rogers was an American television personality, musician, puppeteer, writer, producer, and Presbyterian minister. He was known as the creator, composer, producer, head writer, and host of the preschool television series Mister Rogers ...

Mary Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was an English author best known for writing the novel Frankenstein. She was in her teens when she wrote the book that is now a classic. She later edited the poems of her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer was an important Lutheran pastor from Germany who was killed by the Nazis during World War II. He is known partly for his belief that killing Adolf Hitler was a moral act. In his early life he believed that all Jews should tur ...

Victor Borge

Borge Rosenbaum, known professionally as Victor Borge, was a Danish-American comedian, conductor, and pianist. He was known for his radio and television works in the United States and Europe. Borge was known as "The Clown Prince of Denmark". His ...

Erwin Rommel

Desert fox can also refer to the Fennec fox Field Marshal Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel, The "Desert Fox", was an officer of the German Army in World War I and World War II. In WWII, he commanded the German Army in North Africa in a long struggle a ...

Kurt von Schleicher

Kurt Ferdinand Friedrich Hermann von Schleicher was chancellor of Germany in the last days of the Weimar Republic, before Adolf Hitler became Chancellor and Fuhrer. He was also earlier known for being a general during World War I, under Paul von ...

Sophie Scholl

Sophia Magdalena Scholl was a German woman who lived in Forchtenberg, Baden-Wurttemberg where her dad, Robert was the mayor. When Adolf Hitler went into power Sophies family was critical to the Nazi’s regime. Hitler was a man who only made things ...

Violette Szabo

Violette Reine Elizabeth Szabo GC was a French/British agent during the Second World War. Her role was known as Special Operations Executive. She was twice parachuted into France to help the French resistance activity against German forces. Durin ...

Woman

A woman is a female human adult. People use the word "woman" to talk about biological sex. Sometimes, the term woman is used regardless of age, as in phrases such as "Womens rights", to fight social issues such as misogyny. A woman usually has a ...

Foot binding

Foot binding is an old Chinese custom of wrapping girls feet with cloth in order to stop them from growing with age. Some Chinese legends say people started binding womens feet as early as the Shang dynasty. However, writing says that foot bindin ...

Latching on (breastfeeding)

Latching on is how the baby fastens to the breast while breastfeeding. A good latch helps the baby get milk. This happens when the bottom of the areola is in the babys mouth. When the nipple is far back inside the babys mouth this is a good latch ...

Topfreedom

Topfreedom is a concept of rights. Topfreedom applies to women. It means the freedom to go topless in a public place. There are many organizations which advocate topfreedom. Topfree Equal Rights Association TERA is one such organization. Go Tople ...

United Nations Development Fund for Women

The United Nations Development Fund for Women commonly known as UNIFEM (from the French Fonds de developpement des Nations uni es pour la fem me is a fund of United Nations established in New York in 1976 aimed for equality as men and taking part ...

Violence against women

Violence against women, also called gender-based violence, is violent acts mostly against women and girls. It is sometimes considered a hate crime. The reason for that is such acts of violence are done against women and girls mainly because theyr ...

Women and video games

The connection between women and video games has been getting lots of interest from schools, companies, and average groups of people. In past years female gamers had only made up a small part of the final amount of gamers. In 2012 the about of fe ...

Women in Ancient Greece

The status of women in Classical Greece was different in different city states. Women in ancient Delphi, Gortyn, Thessaly, Megara and Sparta could own land, which was the most prestigious form of private property at the time.

Women in the United States Senate

There have been 50 women in the United States Senate since it started in 1789. Rebecca Felton was the first. She was in the Senate for one day in 1922. Hattie Caraway was the first woman elected to the Senate in 1932. Fourteen of the women Senato ...

Women of World War I

There were many women involved in World War I. American women and British women helped their country with the war. The women’s groups in Britain did not like that Britain was going to go to war at first. British women took over the jobs of the me ...

Womens rights

The womens rights movement is a feminist movement, where women act to get what men have but what women have been denied. The womens rights movement has fought for things such as letting women vote, giving women access to jobs that only men were a ...

YWCA

The YWCA are a movement representing women working for social and economic change around the world. They advocate for the leaderships of women, human rights, peace and sustainable development. The full name for this organization is the World Youn ...

Henry Allingham

Henry Allingham was a British supercentenarian and a First World War veteran. He was an engineer for most of his life. For the last month of his life he was the oldest living man in the world. He became the oldest man ever in Britain.

Maria Capovilla

Maria Esther de Capovilla was an Ecuadorian supercentenarian. She was the worlds oldest living person between May 29, 2004, aged 114 years 258 days, and her death from pneumonia on August 27, 2006, aged 116 years 347 days. At the time of her deat ...

Yukichi Chuganji

Yukichi Chuganji was a Japanese supercentenarian who at the time of his death at age 114 years, 189 days was the 4th oldest person ever from Japan as well as the oldest person ever from the island of Kyushu, and the worlds oldest living person. H ...

Edward VIII

Edward VIII was King of the United Kingdom, from 20 January 1936 until 11 December 1936. He was born at White Lodge, Richmond Park in London. Edward abdicated resigned from the throne, because he wanted to marry the American woman Wallis Simpson. ...

Lolo Ferrari

Lolo Ferrari was the stage name of a French dancer and actress billed as "the woman with the largest breasts in the world", though their size was artificially achieved. She was born Eve Valois in Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dome. She started as a mo ...

Jiroemon Kimura

Jiroemon Kimura was a Japanese supercentenarian recognized by the Guinness World Records as the oldest man ever as well as the only man who has become at least 116 years old.

James McCoubrey

James Foster McCoubrey was a Canadian-born American supercentenarian who was at the time of his death aged 111 years, 295 days the oldest man ever born in Canada, and believed to be the oldest living American man for less than a year after Shelby ...

Misao Okawa

Misao Okawa was a Japanese supercentenarian who was the worlds oldest living person since the death of 116-year-old Japanese man Jiroemon Kimura on 12 June 2013 until her own death on 1 April 2015. She was the worlds oldest living woman since the ...

James Sisnett

James Emmanuel "Doc" Sisnett was a Barbadian farmer and supercentenarian. Sisnett was at the time of his death the oldest Barbadian person ever as well as the oldest male British subject ever at the time of his death, surpassing Englishman Henry ...

Manuel Uribe

Manuel Uribe Garza was a Mexican man. He is for suffering from morbid obesity. He was the worlds fattest man. After reaching around 597 kg 1.316 lb and having been unable to leave his bed since 2001, Uribe lost about 181 kg 399 lb. It was one thi ...

Robert Wadlow

Robert Pershing Wadlow was born to Addie Johnson and Harold Wadlow in Alton, Illinois on February 22, 1918, and was the oldest of five children. During elementary school, they had to make a special desk for him because of his size. In 1936, after ...

Gertrude Weaver

Gertrude Weaver was an American supercentenarian. She was born in Arkansas near the border with Texas. Weaver was the verified oldest living person in the world from April 1 to April 6, 2015. She became the oldest living person in the United Stat ...

Andrew Aagesen

Andrew Aagesen or Andreas Aagesen was a Danish lawyer and politician. The Danish laws of the Sea, of the 1882 was mostly his work.

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto

Hugo Alvar Henrik Aalto was a Finnish architect who made many important contributions to architecture. Sometimes called the "Father of Modernism".

Willem Aantjes

Willem "Wim" Aantjes was a Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal. He served as a Member of the House of Representatives from 26 May 1959 until 7 November 1978. During World War II Aantjes became a member of the Germanic SS in order ...

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