The Motivations of Alexander the Great: What motivated the famous general as he was conquering the world?
Historians have offered many theories to explain what could drive Alexander the Great to so rapidly conquer much of the known world. Some suggest Alexander was an idealistic visionary who sought to unite the world,...
Have you ever found yourself so committed to a life project or goal that no matter what obstacle comes in your way you find a way to overcome and succeed? Wernher Von Braun is one of those individuals. Singularly...
Continuing the ghost-written story of my father's life. In 1939, when he was sixteen years old, Britain went to war against Germany. His voyage to Africa has been traced through the WS convoy records
Plutarch’s Lives of Cato the Younger and Brutus examine the roles of philosopher-politicians in the turbulent atmosphere in Rome around the time of the Civil War. Both Lives function as examples of how good Stoics...
Mahatma Gandhi, the great leader of India's freedom movement was influenced by Jain Philosophy. This article gives you information on Gandhi's affinity with Jainism. Gandhi was born in Modh Vanik community, a...
By the age of 11 Douglas had experienced a lot of upheaval. His father had died, family fortunes had deteriorated, and he had almost died from pneumonia. More hardship was to come between 1934-1939.
A brief biography of Nicolae Ceausescu: Romania's tyrant political leader from 1967 to 1989.
Many people have heard of the name Florence Nightingale, and they know that she is a historic figure. However, there are not a lot of people who know exactly who she was, or how she left her mark on future...
This is a short biography of James Travis Reeves also known as Gentleman Jim who was an American country and pop music singer and songwriter popular in the 1950s and 1960s. He was the biggest male star to emerge from...
Chapter 1 ended when Doug was sent to live with an aunt and uncle for two years after the death of his father. The story resumes in the early nineteen thirties. Doug is back home in St. Marks Lane.
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