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.
Senator Daisy Ehanire Danjuma was born on the 6th of August, 1952 in Benin City, Edo State. She worked as a State Counsel in Lagos State Ministry of Justice (DPP), a pioneer legal counsel to the Legal Aid Council. Senator Danjuma is a Trustee of the H I D Awolowo Foundation. Daisy Ehanire Danjuma is married to General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma and they have five children. More about Daisy Ehanire Danjuma Biography and Profile.
Dalai Lama born 6 July 1935, Taktser, Tibet (now People’s Republic of China). The Dalai Lama is the head monk of Tibetan Buddhism. In 1950, at 16, His Holiness was called upon to assume full political power as Head of State and Government when Tibet was threatened by the might of China. In 1959 he was forced into exile in India after the Chinese military occupation of Tibet. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989. Lhamo Thondup Biography and Profile.
Sam Cooke, African-American Singer and Songwriter, born January 22, 1931, in Clarksdale, Mississippi, he sang with the gospel group the Soul Stirrers before going on to land huge hits like “You Send Me,” “Wonderful World,” “Chain Gang” and “Twistin’ the Night Away.” Sam Cooke died on December 11, 1964, in Los Angeles, California. More about Sam Cooke Biography and Profile.
Michael Rubens Bloomberg was born on February 14, 1942, Massachusetts. In 1966 was hired by a Wall Street firm, Salomon Brothers, for an entry-level job. Mayor Bloomberg’s economic policies helped New York City experience record-levels of private-sector job growth. He created innovative plans to fight climate change and promote sustainable development. More about Michael Bloomberg Biography and Profile.
Oscar Wilde, Anglo-Irish novelist, playwright, poet and critic, and a celebrity, was born in Dublin on 16 October 1854. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and Magdalen College, Oxford. Drama and tragedy marred Wilde’s private life. More about Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde Biography and Profile.
Garth Brooks, born February 7, 1962, he grew up in Yukon, Oklahoma in the 1960s and ‘70s, the youngest of six children. Garth Brooks got his start in music singing in bars and clubs while attending Oklahoma State University. With more than 148 million in certified album sales, Garth Brooks is the No. 1 selling solo artist in United States history — ahead of Elvis Presley and second overall only to The Beatles. He has received countless accolades, including induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the International Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and, most recently, the Musicians Hall of Fame. Garth Brooks Biography and Profile.
Dua Lipa, born on 22 August 1995 in north-west London. She comes from a large family of ethnic Albanians, to whom “so much has happened”, she says, “in my grandparents’ lives, and my parents’ lives. When you try to come to it and grasp everything there, it’s a lot.” Her mother, Anesa, was born to a Kosovan father and a Bosnian mother. Her first hit was with Be The One in October 2015. Dua beat Beyonce and Taylor Swift to become Spotify’s most-streamed female of 2017. Dua Lipa Biography and Profile.
Lewis Hamilton, height 1.75m, born on January 7, 1985, Tewin, Great Britain. His father, Anthony Hamilton, influenced his son’s love for racing cars and driving fast by buying Hamilton a radio-controlled car in 1991. From an early age Lewis Hamilton attracted attention as a potential F1 champion and as he grew older he did not disappoint. In 2018, Lewis reached new heights in Formula One’s history. More about Lewis Carl Hamilton Biography and Profile.