Africa Famous People
Emir Muhammad Sanusi was born into the Fulani Torobe (Sullubawa) clan of Kano on the July 31 1961. Sanusi is the son Aminu Sanusi, a career diplomat and technocrat who served as the Nigerian ambassador to Belgium, China and Canada. Emir Muhammad Sanusi, II served as Managing Director of First Bank since 2009. Emir Sanusi has a distinguished 25-year career in banking. He began his career in 1985 at ICON Merchant Bankers, a subsidiary of Morgan Guaranty Trust and Baring Brothers, and later ran the credit and risk management division at the United Bank for Africa. Muhammad Sanusi II Biography and Profile.
I am Churchill Olakunle Oladunni, the chairman of Big Church Foundation and its subsidiaries. We are into agriculture, mining, consultancy, real estate, ICT, entertainment and a philanthropism. I am a straight forward person. I don’t like trouble because I am very meek and mild and optimistic person. My greatest value is my time.
Time is precious to me. I value it more than anything else because that is the only thing that can occupy you when anything or everything negative comes your way. Achievement to me or for us at Big Church Foundation is simply defined as giving out to make people happy. That is what see as an achievement. My goal is to spread more and be everywhere globally. Olakunle Churchill Biography and Profile.
Thomas Sankara (Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara) was born on 21 December 1949 in the town of Yako in north-ern Burkina Faso. In an interview with Swiss journalist Jean-Philippe Rapp in 1985, he reflected on his experiences growing up dur-ing the end of the colonial period in Gaoua. He vividly remembered how, as a child, he yearned to ride a bicycle that belonged to his European primary-school principal’s chil-dren, a bicycle which none of the neighbour-hood children was allowed to use: The other children dreamed about this bicycle for months and months. We woke up thinking about it; we drew pictures
Americas Famous People
Donald John Trump Jr. was born on December 31, 1977, in New York City. The oldest child of real estate mogul and eventual U.S. President Donald Trump and his first wife, Ivana, he spent much of his time with his maternal grandparents instead of his busy parents, spending summers with them in Czechoslovakia. As an Executive Vice President at The Trump Organization, Donald Jr. works to expand the company’s real estate, retail, commercial, hotel and golf interests. Donald Jr. received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Real Estate from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania. Donald John Trump Jr. biography and profile.
Catherine Pugh was born on 10 March 1950. A public servant for nearly 20 years, Catherine Pugh was first elected to the Baltimore City Council in 1999 to represent the 4th District. Her ability to negotiate, as well as her bipartisan approach to problem-solving, catapulted her into various leadership positions in the Maryland Senate, including Majority Leader. She served for one year before running for her Senate seat in 2006. Catherine Elizabeth Pugh biography and profile.
Colin Powell was born on April 5, 1937, in Harlem, New York to Jamaican immigrants Luther and Maud Powell. This experience set him on a military career and gave him structure and direction in his life. He also focused on reinvigorating U.S. diplomacy through reforms in the Department of State’s organizational culture and an infusion of resources for personnel, information technology, security, and facilities. Colin Luther Powell biography and profile.
Asia-Pacific Famous People
Robert James Lee (Bob) Hawke was born in Bordertown, South Australia on 9 December 1929, the son of a minister of religion and a former teacher. Hawke brought the ALP back into government at the general election on 5 March 1983, gaining a 15-seat majority over the Liberal-National coalition in the House of Representatives. Under Hawke’s leadership, changes to Australia’s education and training system began in 1984 and continued over the following years. Hawke took the ALP to a record third term in office at the general election on 8 July 1987. Robert James Lee Hawke biography and profile.
Many believe Prayuth’s coup was meant to ensure that Thailand’s elites remained in control during a sensitive time of royal succession. Thailand’s new King, Maha Vajiralongkorn, leads an unconventional lifestyle and does not command the same respect that his father did. Prayuth says simply that he took control to restore order. “I could not allow any further damage to be done to my country,” he says, with a dash of histrionics. “It was at the brink of destruction.”
Prayut Chan-o-cha was born on March 21 in Nakhon Ratchasima Province. Focused and driven by his commitment to serve the country, he joins the Army the moment he completes his studies. The General’s career starts at the 21st Infantry Regiment, commonly known as the “Queen’s Guard”. This is where he starts a series of training programs, dedicating his life to the wellbeing of Thailand and to protecting the Monarchy. Prayut Chan-o-cha biography and profile.
Koizumi Shinjiro, born in Yokosuka City on April 14, 1981. After graduating from Kanto Gakuin University, he earned a master’s degree in political science from Columbia University, USA. After working as a researcher at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), he has been a member of the House of Representatives since 2009. Koizumi Shinjiro Biography and Profile.
Europe Famous People
Hilary Benn, Labour Member of Parliament for Leeds Central, was born in London in 26 November 1953 to Tony and Caroline Benn. He attended Holland Park Comprehensive School and Sussex University. A former President of Ealing Acton Constituency Labour Party, he was elected to Ealing Borough Council in 1979 at the age of 25, becoming Chair of the Education Committee in 1986. Hilary James Wedgwood Benn Biography and Profile.
Karl Marx was born in Prussia on May 5, 1818. A hugely influential revolutionary thinker and philosopher, Marx did not live to see his ideas carried out in his own lifetime, but his writings formed the theoretical base for modern international communism. In 1836, as he was becoming more politically zealous, Marx was secretly engaged to Jenny von Westphalen, a sought-after woman from a respected family in Trier who was four years his senior. Paris was the political heart of Europe in 1843. There, along with Arnold Ruge, Marx founded a political journal titled Deutsch-Französische Jahrbücher (German-French Annals). Karl Heinrich Marx biography and profile.
Rory Stewart, British politician, was born on 3 January 1973. Rory Stewart, follower of the “remain”r. In 2002, he set out on foot and traveled alone to Afghanistan from Herat in Kabul for thirty-two days, a trip from which he will pull a book, In Afghanistan, a huge success in the United Kingdom and the United States. In 2015, his father died in his arms, despite his efforts to try to revive him. Rory Stewart OBE is the Member of Parliament for Penrith and The Border – the largest geographical constituency in England. Rory Stewart Biography and Profile.
Mideast Famous People
King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein was born on January 30, 1962. King Abdullah, the direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammed, assumed his constitutional powers as King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on February 7, 1999, the day his father, the late King Hussein, passed away. King Abdullah began his education at the Islamic Educational College and received his secondary education at St. Edmund’s School in Surrey, England, Eaglebrook School in Massachusetts, then at Deerfield Academy in the United States of America. In 1980, King Abdullah entered the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the United Kingdom. He attended Oxford University in 1984. From 1986 -1987 he was attached to the Royal Jordanian Air Force’s Helicopter Anti-Tank Wing as a Tactics Instructor, where he received qualification as a Cobra Attack Helicopter Pilot. King Abdullah II biography and profile.
Sadaf Khadem, born in 1995, and she is the first Iranian woman ever to take part in an official boxing match. Some women fight but the bouts are illegal and being held in Turkey with no medical insurance. Little by little she became Iran’s only professional female boxer. “My parents were worried when I started boxing but they saw I was really loving it so now they are supporting me. I’m now steaming ahead,” said Khadem. Sadaf Khadem Biography and Profile.
Moshe Feiglin was born on 31 July 1962 and together with other members in the summer of 2015 the founded the Zehut party. Mr. Feiglin formerly served as a Knesset member in the Likud party and as Deputy Speaker of the 19th Knesset. The Feiglin family’s roots are deep in the Land of Israel. Moshe’s grandfather, Avraham Feiglin, was the first child born in the settlement of Metula, and his father, Yaakov Tzvi, served in the Hebrew Settlements Police and was one of the pioneers of the textile industry in Israel. In March 2015, Feiglin announced the establishment of the “Zehut – the Israeli Jewish Movement” party. Read Moshe Feiglin Biography and Profile.