Amanda Gorman was born in 1998, with her twin sister Gabrielle, in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Joan Wicks, was an English teacher and single mother of three children, Spencer, Amanda’s older brother, and Gabriella and Amanda. The twin girls are both all about making differences in the would and changing things in a positive way,
Oliver Wendell Holmes was a US philosopher, legal historian, and American Supreme Court jurist, who was born in 1841 in Boston and died in 1935 in Washington DC. Oliver Holmes, Jr. was the son of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. who was a great writer and physician. Olivier Holmes joined a private school and later joined
John Davison Rockefeller wassone of the wealthiest individuals in the history of the world. He was an oil business tycoon as well as a philanthropist. John Davison Rockefeller’s breakthrough appeared when he focused on refilling – instead of drilling – the oil fields. When the consumption of gasoline and kerosene rose, Rockefeller’s wealth rose substantially.
Audrey Hepburn was born in 1926 in Belgium. She was a very talented actress and the most beautiful of her time. She was featured in several films thus winning awards such as Oscar, and more. Hepburn combined her compassion and wiseness to leave the world as a better place. After her actress roles in the
In 1923, Heinz Alfred Kissinger, aka Henry, made his grand entrance in Bavaria, Germany to loving parents, Louis, and Paula Kissinger. While growing up, Henry and his pals received constant harassment from local youth connected to pro-Hitler gangs. Oftentimes he would get a sneak peek of a soccer game at the gymnasium only to catch
Albert Schweitzer was a revered French-German humanitarian, writer, theologian, medical missionary, organist, physician, and philosopher. Albert founded Albert Schweitzer Hospital located in Gabon. Also, he is famous for being a music scholar and an organist. Albert Schweitzer studied the music of Johann Bach who was a German Composer. He influenced greatly the Organ Reform movement.
Neil Gaiman is best known for his award-winning novels and comic books, one of which is (The Sandman). Gaiman grew up in a Polish-Jewish family who emigrated from Belgium to the UK in the early 1900s. Where his mom made a living as a pharmacist and his dad opened up several grocery store chains. To
Phil Jackson is an American and former basketball player and coach who is famous for attaining the top winning percentage as a coach. Phil Jackson grew up in an environment where sports was the only choice and another form of entertainment including television was prohibited. Basketball was the sporting activity that enchanted him as soon
Napoleon Bonaparte, or Napoleon I, was born in Ajaccio, Corsica in 1769. On his father’s side of the family he was of ancient Tuscan nobility, his father’s side relocated to Corsica in the 16th century. His mother, Letizia Ramolino, was married to his father, Carlo Buonaparte, when she was just 14 years old, they had
‘Borat’ was released in 2006. The movie starred Ken Davitian, and Sacha Baron Cohen who was Borat. It also featured people that starred as themselves in the film like; Luenell, Pamela Anderson, Bob Barr, Carole De Saram, Alan Keyes, and Chip Pickering. The movie was produced by Jay Roach and Sacha Baron Cohen. In summary,
Marquis de Sade (real name Donatien Alfonse Francois) was born June 2, 1740 and died on December 2, 1814 at 74 years old. He was born in Paris, France to an aristocratic family and was distantly related to the Princess of Conde. He was his parents’ only surviving child and had a rough child. His
Saint Francis of Assisi (1181-1216) was the founder of the Franciscan Order. He was a friar and mendicant whose love of all God’s creatures distinguished his life. Saint Francis was known to preach to birds and discuss theology with animals of all kinds. He is said to have convinced a city to feed a wolf
Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) was an American author and literary critic. His poems and short stories explored the depths of the human heart, both the good and the bad. He was a very sensitive soul, who felt all emotions deeply and struggled with addiction. His famous macabre and mysteries poems and stories, like
Fidel Castrol was the Prime Minister and also the President of Cuba, who ruled for more than 30 years. Through his Influence, the republic of Cuba changed into a single-party state. Fidel Castro passed on Marxist-Leninist ideologies in several industrial, political, and economical reforms in Cuba. He also single-handedly changed a small Caribbean island known
John Mulaney is an actor, producer, writer, and comedian who is best known because he is a Saturday Night Live writer. If you want to learn inspiration quotes, listening to the John Mulaney quotes will without a doubt work. In addition to this, his stand-up bits are relatable and funny since they relate to his
Harry Truman was the 33rd U.S. president, succeeding after the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1945 and winning a second term in 1948. He is best known for the Marshall Plan, designed to economically strengthen post-war Europe, and the Truman Doctrine. He also established NATO, which remains until this day as a military treaty