Category: Biographies

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James Chadwick Biography

Sir James Chadwick, the winner of Nobel Prize for physics in 1935, was born in Cheshire, England, on 20th October, 1891. He graduated in Physics in 1911 from Manchester University and spent the next...

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Louis Pasteur Biography

Louis Pasteur, the 19th century biologist and chemist, is best known as the inventor of pasteurization. His work with germs and microorganisms opened up whole new fields of scientific inquiry, aided industries ranging from...

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Doris Lessing Biography

Doris Lessing, the British novelist won the 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature. Her novels are deeply autobiographical and reflect her deep feminist engagement with major social and political issues. Biography Doris Lessing was born...

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TS Eliot Biography

One of the 20th century’s most profound figures in literature, Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965) was born in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended Harvard University before studying philosophy at the Sorbonne in Paris. In 1914...

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Kaka Biography

Brazil footballer Kaka was named FIFA World Player of the Year in 2007. The 25 year old Brazilian beat Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and Manchester United player Christiano Ronaldo in the annual poll of national...

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Kimi Raikkonen Biography

Ferrari Driver Kimi Raikkonen won the Formula One Drivers Championship title in 2007. He won six races that season. Early years Kimi Matias Raikkonen was born on October 17th, 1979 in Espoo, Finland. He...

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Guglielmo Marconi Biography

Guglielmo Marconi sent the first transatlantic radio message in 1901 and won the Nobel Prize for physics in 1909. Biography Marconi was born at Bologna, Italy, on April 25, 1874. He was educated privately...

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Alberto Contador Biography

Spaniard Alberto Contador won his first ever Tour de France title in 2007. There is a lot common between Contador and seven time Tour winner Lance Armstrong. Only three years before winning his maiden...

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APJ Abdul Kalam Biography

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam  (born October 15, 1931, Tamil Nadu) was the eleventh President of India, serving from 2002 to 2007. A notable scientist and engineer, he is often referred to as the...