Jack Roosevelt Robinson - Jackie Robinson Biography and Profile - Famous Baseball Players

Jackie Robinson (January 31, 1919-October 24, 1972) was the first black athlete to play Major League Baseball. Jackie Robinson helped the Dodgers win the World Series. Before he retired, he became the highest-paid athlete in Dodgers history. Read Jack Roosevelt Robinson Biography and Profile. Read more

Carl Sagan, Carl Edward Sagan Biography and Profile, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, astronomer

Carl Edward Sagan was born on Nov. 9, 1934, in Brooklyn, New York. He attended college at the University of Chicago, where he earned his Ph.D. in astronomy and astrophysics in 1960, at the age of 26. Read Carl Sagan Biography and Profile. Read more

Jesse Owens Biography, USA Track and Field Athlete, US Athlete

Jesse Owens (September 12, 1913 to March 31, 1980), Track and Field Athlete, Athlete. broke two world records at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Read Jesse Owens Biography and Profile. Read more

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Biography and Profile - Indian nationalist - India

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Indian nationalist, important leader of Indian independence movement was born 23 January, 1897 in Cuttack (Orissa) to Janakinath Bose and Prabhavati Devi. Read Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Biography and Profile. Read more

Idi Amin - Idi Amin Dada Biography - Uganda - Political Leader

General Idi Amin (Idi Amin Dada Oumee) born 17 May 1925, overthrew Milton Obote and declared himself president of Uganda in 1971. Continue reading General Idi Amin Biography and Prrofile. Read more

Ken Saro-Wiwa , Ken Saro-Wiwa Full Biography, Activist, Writer, Nigerian, Nigeria

Ken Saro-Wiwa, born 10 October 1941, Activist, Writer, winner of the Right Livelihood Award and the Goldman Environmental Prize. Continue reading Ken Saro-Wiwa Full Biography and Profile. Read more

Albert Finney, Albert Finney Biography, UK, Actor, Film Actor, Theater Actor, UK

Who Was Albert Finney? Actor Albert Finney was born on May 9, 1936, in Salford, Manchester, England. Finney established himself as a Shakespearean actor in the late 1950s. Read Albert Finney Biography. Read more

Paul Kagame Biography - Rwanda Politician

Paul Kagame, born 23 Oct 1957. He halted the Genocide against Tutsi in 1994, which claimed over a million victims. Continue reading Paul Kagame Biography and Profile. Read more

Gordon Banks Biography, UK , Footballer , England Worldcup

Gordon Banks born 12 February 2019, was one of the greatest goalkeepers of his or any other generation and he will forever be remembered for his heroic part in England’s triumphant 1966 World Cup campaign that culminated in the famous 4-2 victory over West Germany at Wembley in the final. Continue reading Gordon Banks Biography and Profile. Read more

Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge Biography - German analytical chemist. Runge identified the mydriatic effects of belladonna extract, identified caffeine, and discovered the first coal tar dye

Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge born 8 February 1794, was a German analytical chemist. Runge identified the mydriatic effects of belladonna extract, and discovered the first coal tar dye. Read Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge Biography. Read more