10 Major Accomplishments of Stephen Hawking

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  Born on 8 January 1942 in Oxford, England, Stephen Hawking is a theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author. He is most famous for his work on black holes and for his bestselling book A Brief History of Time. Considered among the greatest scientists in Britain’s history, Hawking has received several awards including Gold Medal of … Read more

10 Major Achievements of Song Dynasty of China

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  The reign of the Song Dynasty lasted over three centuries from 960 A.D. to 1279 A.D. It was marked by a period of sustained economic growth which some historians term as the Pre-Modern Economic Revolution. The earliest paper money in the world was introduced, a permanent Chinese navy was established, movable type printing was … Read more

10 Major Accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson

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  Thomas Jefferson served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809. Among other things, he was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, facilitated the Louisiana Purchase which nearly doubled the size of America, abolished the slave trade and founded the University of Virginia. Know about the contribution of … Read more

10 Major Accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin

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  Benjamin Franklin was a Founding Father of U.S. who had a significant and profound influence in the early development of his nation. He was a prodigious inventor and his numerous inventions include the lightning rod, bifocals, long arm and the Franklin stove. Franklin held several prominent posts during his career and was instrumental in … Read more

10 Major Accomplishments of Theodore Roosevelt

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  Theodore Roosevelt served as the President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. He is famous for his domestic program Square Deal which had three basic ideas known as the “three C’s”: conservation of natural resources, control of corporations, and consumer protection. Apart from trust busting and conservation, Roosevelt is also praised for … Read more

10 Major Accomplishments of Susan B Anthony

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  Susan Brownell Anthony is famous for being one of the most prominent leaders in the women’s suffrage movement in the United States which ultimately led to the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right the vote. Although the amendment, popularly known as Anthony Amendment, was ratified after her death, her contribution … Read more

10 Major Accomplishments of US President Woodrow Wilson

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  Woodrow Wilson was the 28th President of the United States who is famous for bringing about a reformation in America through his antitrust laws, establishing the Federal Reserve System and winning the Nobel Peace Prize for his contribution to the international organization League of Nations. Here are 10 major accomplishments and achievements of President … Read more

10 Major Accomplishments of Frederick Douglass

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  Frederick Douglass was an African American who escaped from slavery and went on to become one of the most prominent leaders in the fight to end slavery in 19th century America. He wrote three autobiographies, established the anti-slavery newspaper The North Star, was a brilliant orator famous for his fiery speeches and was appointed … Read more