Nathan Bedford Forrest was born in Chapel Hill, Tennessee, on July 13, 1821. Despite having no formal military training, Forrest rose from the rank of private to lieutenant general. Forrest’s men reportedly killed over 200 Union soldiers, many of them black troops who had formerly been slaves. Here’s Nathan Bedford Forrest Biography and Profile.
Sergei Shoigu (Sergey Shoigu, Sergey Kuzhugetovich Shoygu), born 21 May 1955, is a Russian politician and General of the Army. At the age of 12, Shoigu took part in an archaeological expedition in Tuva and spent several months working in a flooded area of the Sayano-Shushenskaya hydroelectric station. Here’s Sergey Shoigu Biography and Profile.
Pervez Musharraf was born in Delhi in August 11, 1943. 1947 – Musharraf’s family moves to Pakistan when British India is divided into India and Pakistan. The family settles in Karachi. 1949-1956 – Spends his early childhood in Turkey due to his father’s assignment in Ankara. Pervez Musharraf Biography and Profile.
Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigeria’s President Olusegun Obasanjo, was born 5 March 1937. He was appointed by the UN as a special envoy for Africa in 2008. President Obasanjo is also Founder of the Olusegun Obasanjo Foundation, a UK based charity that has a mission of advancing Human Security for All. More about Olusegun Obasanjo Biography and Profile.
General TY Danjuma GCON (Rtd), was born 9 December 1938. TY Danjuma Foundation is a private independent Nigerian philanthropic organisation committed to improving the quality of life of Nigerians. General TY Danjuma, GCON (Rtd.) has been recognised as the Leadership Person of the Year for 2011. Theophilus Danjuma married to Daisy Ehanire Danjuma. More about Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma Biography and Profile.
Born on May 11, 1906, Richard Overton was a World War II veteran who served in the U.S. Army. When he celebrated his 111th birthday on May 11th, his community renamed the street he’s lived on for seven decades as Richard Overton Avenue. Richard Arvin Overton, America’s oldest World War II veteran and the third-oldest man in the world, died Thursday December 27, 2018 afternoon from pneumonia. He was 112 years old. Richard Arvin Overton Biography and Profile.
Hannibal Barca was born in Carthage (present-day Tunisia) in approximately 247 B.C. He was the son of Carthaginian general Hamilcar Barca (Barca meaning “thunderbolt”). After Carthage’s defeat by the Romans in the First Punic War in 241 B.C, Hamilcar devoted himself to improving both his and Carthage’s fortunes. At an early age, he took Hannibal to Spain and made him swear eternal hostility toward the Roman Empire. Hannibal Barca Biography and Profile.