Accomplishments

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

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...
John Locke Contributions Featured

John Locke’s 10 Major Contributions And Accomplishments

  John Locke (1632 – 1704) was an English philosopher whose works have had an enormous and profound influence on western philosophy. He is regarded as the founder of modern philosophical empiricism, a concept that...
Inca Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of The Ancient Inca Civilization

  The term Inka means "ruler" or "lord" in Quechua, the main language of the Inca Empire. It was used to refer to the ruling class of the empire but the Spanish, who conquered and...
Alexander The Great Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Alexander The Great

  Born in the city of Pella in central Macedonia in 356 BC, Alexander was the son of King Phillip II and his fourth wife Olympias. He is often referred to as "the Great" for...

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