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Pope John Paul II (KAROL JÓZEF WOJTYLA), elected Pope on 16 October 1978, was born in Wadowice, Poland, on 18 May 1920. He was the third of three children born to Karol Wojtyla and Emilia Kaczorowska, who died in 1929. Read complete Pope John Paul II Biography.
Artist Frida Kahlo born 6 July 1907, was considered one of Mexico’s greatest artists who began painting mostly self-portraits after she was severely injured in a bus accident. Read Frida Kahlo Biography.
Aretha Louise Franklin was born March 25, 1942, Tennessee, to Baptist preacher Reverend Clarence La Vaughan “C. L.” Read Aretha Louise Franklin Biography.
Bungaree born 1775 – 24 November 1830. Bungaree was the first Aboriginal known to have circumnavigated Australia. Continue reading Bungaree Biography.
Hassan Nasrallah of Hezbollah (Hizbullah) was born 31 August, 1960, married to Fatima Mustafa Yassin, with whom he has five children, including: martyr Mohammed Hadi, Mohammed Jawad, Zeinab, Muhammad Ali, and Muhammad Mahdi. Continue reading Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah Biography and Profile.
Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) was born Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on April 21, 1926, in London, to Prince Albert, Duke of York (later known as King George VI), and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. Read Queen Elizabeth II Biography and Profile.
Olaudah Equiano was born in approximately 16 October 1745 in what is now Nigeria. Olaudah Equiano wrote an autobiography depicting his experience in slavery. It served as one of the first testimonies in the abolition movement. Continue reading Olaudah Equiano Biography and Profile.