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10 Major Contributions of J. J. Thomson

  Sir Joseph John Thomson (1857 – 1940) is one of the most revered figures in the field of Physics. He is best known for his discovery of the electron and his experiments and work...
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10 Major Achievements of Scottish Economist Adam Smith

  Adam Smith (1723 – 1790) was a Scottish economist and philosopher who laid the foundations of the modern economic system and is known as the Father of Modern Economics. Smith’s first work Theory of...
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7 Major Contributions of Hans Christian Oersted

  Hans Christian Oersted (1777 – 1851) was a Danish scientist who is most famous for establishing a definitive relation between electricity and magnetism. Oersted’s discovery of electromagnetism proved to be hugely influential leading to...
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10 Major Accomplishments of Alexander Hamilton

  Born in Charlestown, Nevis, Alexander Hamilton (1755 – 1804) was one of the Founding Father of the United States. Among other things, he served as a commanding officer in the military, a legal representative,...
Ramanujan Achievements Featured

Ramanujan | 10 Major Contributions And Achievements

  Srinivasa Ramanujan FRS (1887 – 1920) was a self-taught Indian mathematical genius who made numerous contributions in several mathematical fields including mathematical analysis, infinite series, continued fractions, number theory and game theory. Ramanujan provided...
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10 Major Accomplishments of Richard Nixon

  Richard Milhous Nixon (1913 – 1994) served as the 37th President of the United States from 1969 to 1974. During the Second World War, Nixon served in the U.S Naval Reserve and, prior to...
Martin Luther Accomplishments Featured

Martin Luther | Accomplishments And Contributions

  Martin Luther (1483 – 1546) was a German professor of theology, monk and hymnodist whose actions and teachings led to the Protestant Reformation, the movement that caused a split in Christianity between Roman Catholicism...
Marie Curie Contributions Featured

Marie Curie | 10 Major Contributions And Achievements

  Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867 – 1934) was a Polish-born French scientist, who is one of the most famous women in the field of science. Her work on radioactivity paved the way for future scientific...
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10 Major Accomplishments of Michelangelo

  Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (1475 – 1564) was an Italian polymath who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of art in the west. Along with Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, Michelangelo is...
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10 Major Accomplishments of William McKinley

  William McKinley Jr. (1843 – 1901) was an American soldier, lawyer and politician who served as the 25th President of the United States from March 4, 1897 till his assassination on September 14, 1901....

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10 Major Accomplishments of Serena Williams

  Serena Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player who is considered by many to be one of the greatest players...

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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...