Accomplishments

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

Mother Teresa Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of Mother Teresa

 Born Anjeze Gonxhe Bojaxhiu, Mother Teresa (1910 – 1997) became convinced that she should commit herself to religious life at the age of 12. In 1928, at the age of 18, she left home...
Herbert Hoover Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Herbert Hoover

 Herbert Clark Hoover (1874 – 1964) was an American politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933. Hoover, a successful businessman, first came to national prominence in...
Rene Descartes Contribution Featured

Rene Descartes | 10 Major Contributions And Accomplishments

 René Descartes (1596 – 1650) is widely regarded as the father of modern western philosophy. Apart from other things, he wrote some of the most influential works of modern philosophy which are still studied...
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...

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