Accomplishments

Articles about achievements and contributions of people and civilizations including kings, queens, scientists, leaders, US presidents, revolutionaries, icons, Chinese dynasties, etc.

Ming Dynasty Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of the Ming Dynasty of China

  Ming Dynasty reigned over China for 276 years from 1368 to 1644. During their reign, China was the largest economy in the world with larger area and more literate people than any other country....
John F. Kennedy Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of John F. Kennedy

  John Fitzgerald Kennedy, also known as Jack and JFK, was elected the 35th President of the United States and served from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. He took America out of...
Charlemagne Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Charlemagne

  Charlemagne, or Charles the Great, was a powerful king who reunited most of Western Europe through his conquests. He was an able administrator and brought about economic reforms to bring prosperity in his kingdom....
Niels Bohr Contribution Featured

Niels Bohr’s 10 Major Contributions To Science

  Active in the nineteenth century, Niels Bohr (1885 - 1962) was a Nobel Prize winning Danish physicist who made several important contributions to science including his revolutionary model of the atom, complementarity principle, Copenhagen...
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10 Major Accomplishments of W. E. B. Du Bois

  W.E.B. Du Bois was an American civil rights activist, sociologist and writer who is famous for being the foremost black leader during the first half of the twentieth century, opposing racism and fighting for...
Yuan Dynasty Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of the Yuan Dynasty of China

  Yuan Dynasty ruled over China from 1271 to 1368. Many developments in economy, science, engineering, mathematics, printing, astronomy, medicine, painting, poetry, calligraphy and other forms of art took place during its reign. Here is...
Franklin D Roosevelt Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Franklin D. Roosevelt

  Franklin Delano Roosevelt is often rated by scholars as among the top three U.S. Presidents along with Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. He was the longest serving president in the history of United States...
John Dalton Contribution Featured

John Dalton’s 10 Major Contributions And Accomplishments

  Born in September 1766, John Dalton was an English scientist who did pioneering work in the fields of chemistry and meteorology. He was the first to publish a paper on colour blindness and also...
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Robert Hooke’s 10 Major Contributions To Science

  Active in the 17th century, Robert Hooke is one of the most important scientists of his generation and contributed in an amazing variety of scientific fields. Among other things, he was the first to...
Charles Darwin Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Charles Darwin

  Charles Darwin was an English scientist who is famous for formulating the theory of natural selection and for his phenomenal book On the Origin of Species, which laid the foundation for evolutionary studies and...

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10 Major Accomplishments of George Washington

Note: This article was originally published on 07 June 2015 George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799) was an American political and military...

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10 Major Accomplishments of Abraham Lincoln

  Abraham Lincoln is a very popular president among critics as well as the general public. In Surveys of scholars conducted since 1940, he has...