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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Srinivasa Ramanujan stands as an inspiring example. No matter how many obstacles life offered or how much misfortune he faced, in his 32 years of life, he did what a few could have imagined.
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...
Wilkes was the only mind driving the Lincoln assassination forward. His twisted determination and star status brought in the luckless, professionals and even childhood friends. Engrossing & detailed.
He is the insignia of the Spanish era in the Philippines. He fought for freedom in a silent way with the use of a quill and paper. He's none other than the victor of Philippines, Jose Rizal.
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
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