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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...
Elizabeth I Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Queen Elizabeth I of England

 Queen Elizabeth I (1533 – 1603) ruled over England and Ireland for a period of 44 years and 127 days, making her the ninth longest reigning British monarch. The reign of Elizabeth I is...
James Madison Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of US President James Madison

 James Madison (1751 – 1836) was a founding father of the United States who is famous for his contribution towards the U.S. Constitution. He drafted the Virginia Plan, an outline for a new constitution;...
Antoine Lavoisier Contributions Featured

10 Major Contributions of Antoine Lavoisier

 Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier (1743 – 1794) was a French chemist who is most famous for changing chemistry from a qualitative to a quantitative science and for discovering the role of oxygen in combustion. Prior...
William Howard Taft Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of William Howard Taft

 William Howard Taft (1857 – 1930) is famous for being the only person till date to serve as both President and Chief Justice of the United States. Taft held a number of important posts...
Ampere Contribution Featured

Andre-Marie Ampere’s 10 Major Contributions To Science

 Andre-Marie Ampere (1775 – 1836) was a French scientist and mathematician who is most famous for being one of the founders of the field of electromagnetism. Among other things, Ampere was the first to...
Aztec Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of The Ancient Aztec Civilization

 The term Aztec comes from the word Aztecah which means "people from Aztlan". Aztlan is a legendary place, which the Aztecs referred to their ancestral home. The Aztecs arrived in the Valley of Mexico...
Amelia Earhart Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Amelia Earhart

 Amelia Mary Earhart (1897 – disappeared, 1937) was a pioneer American aviator and author who made enormous contribution to the field of female aviation and created numerous records as a pilot. Her most famous...

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