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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...
Lyndon B Johnson Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Lyndon B. Johnson

  Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908 – 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States from November 22, 1963 to January 20, 1969. Before becoming president, he served as the...
Maxwell Contributions Featured

10 Major Contributions of James Clerk Maxwell

  James Clerk Maxwell (1831 – 1879) was a Scottish scientist who is most famous for his classical theory of electromagnetic radiation, which for the first time brought together electricity, magnetism and light as different...
Margaret Thatcher Achievements Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Margaret Thatcher

  Born Margaret Hilda Roberts (1925 – 2013), Thatcher was a British stateswoman who is often called "Iron Lady" due to her uncompromising politics and leadership style. In 1975, she became the first woman to...
Confucius Contribution Featured

10 Major Contributions of Chinese Philosopher Confucius

  Confucius (551 BC – 479 BC) was a Chinese philosopher who is considered one of the most important and influential individuals in history. His teachings have had a great impact on affecting the lives...
Napoleon Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Napoleon Bonaparte

  Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 – 1821) is considered one of the greatest military commanders in history. Starting as a second lieutenant in a French regiment, he rose to prominence during the French Revolution as a...
Ulysses S. Grant Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Ulysses S. Grant

  Ulysses S. Grant (1822 – 1885) is famous for leading the Union Army to victory over the Confederacy during the American Civil War and for serving as the 18th President of the United States...

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