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Plato Contribution Featured

Plato’s 10 Major Contributions And Accomplishments

  It is estimated that Plato was born in Athens, Greece around the year 428 in fifth century BCE. Born in a rich and affluent Athenian family Plato desired to become a politician but as...
Jimmy Carter Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Jimmy Carter

  James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924), better known as Jimmy Carter, is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States. Before becoming president, he served in the...
Babylon Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of Ancient Babylonian Civilization

  Mesopotamia is a historical region situated between the rivers Tigris and Euphrates. It corresponds to present day Iraq, mostly, but also parts of Iran, Syria and Turkey. Mesopotamian civilization was one of the earliest...
Mother Teresa Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of Mother Teresa

  Born Anjeze Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, Mother Teresa (1910 – 1997) became convinced that she should commit herself to religious life at the age of 12. In 1928, at the age of 18, she left home...
Herbert Hoover Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Herbert Hoover

  Herbert Clark Hoover (1874 – 1964) was an American politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933. Hoover, a successful businessman, first came to national prominence in...
Rene Descartes Contribution Featured

Rene Descartes | 10 Major Contributions And Accomplishments

  René Descartes (1596 – 1650) is widely regarded as the father of modern western philosophy. Apart from other things, he wrote some of the most influential works of modern philosophy which are still studied...
Nikola Tesla Contributions Featured

Nikola Tesla’s 10 Major Contributions And Accomplishments

  Nikola Tesla (1856 – 1943) was born as an ethnic Serb, in the village of Smiljan in the Austro-Hungarian Empire (present day Croatia). Training to be an engineer he attended the Johann-Rudolph-Glauber Realschule Karlstadt,...
Han Dynasty Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of the Han Dynasty of China

  With a reign of over four centuries, the Han dynasty was the longest reigning imperial dynasty of China. It was preceded by the Qin dynasty (221–207 BC) and succeeded by the Three Kingdoms period...
Martin Van Buren Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Martin Van Buren

  Martin Van Buren (1782 – 1862) was an American politician who served as the 8th President of the United States from 1837 to 1841. Before becoming president, Van Buren held a number of important...
Olmec Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of the Ancient Olmec Civilization

  The Olmec were the earliest known major civilization of Mesoamerica or Pre-Columbian America. It is thought that early Olmec culture appeared around 1600 BC and it flourished from 1200 BC to 400 BC in...

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