Indira Gandhi

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 14:40:46
IntroductionThe Iron Lady, or Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi, was India's first female prime minister and a prominent figure in Indian political history. She served as the Indian National Congress's symbol. Jawaharlal Nehru, the father of Indira Gandhi, was the first Indian Prime Minister to back M.K. Gandhi in the struggle for independence. She presided from 1966 to 1977 and again from 1980 until she died in 1984. She remained Chief of Staff in the highly integrated Jawaharlal Nehru government from 1947 until 1964. Early Life and Career Indira Gandhi was born on November 19, 1917, into a distinguished family. She ... Read More

George Washington

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 14:30:54
Introduction George Washington was born on 22nd February 1732 in Virginia in the U.S. Along with the general of America, he was the chief commander of the colonial armies during the revolution of America (1775-83). He became the first president of the U.S. (1789-97). Early Life and EducationHe spent his childhood on the Ferry Farm of Virginia. George's life had a dramatic turn at the age of 11 when George's father passed away, and the majority of Augustine's property along with Little Hunting Creek Plantation (Later Mount Vernon) was captured by his older brothers. He visited the island's military sites ... Read More

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 14:25:07
Introduction Franklin Delano Roosevelt, better known by his initials FDR, was the 32nd President of the United States of America. He guided the American country through the Great Depression and World War II. The only president to hold office for more than two terms was him. Between 1933 to 1945, he held the role of president for four consecutive sessions before passing away on April 12, 1945, as the result of a significant brain haemorrhage. After the passing of FDR, Congress established the fixed term for presidents in office. Early Life and MarriageOn January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New ... Read More

Enid Blyton

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 14:11:48
IntroductionEnid Mary Blyton was born on 11th August 1897 in East Dulwich, South London. Thomas Carey Blyton and Theresa Mary were her parents and she had two siblings- Hanly and Carey both of them were younger than Blyton. Enid was very close to her father. He had a keen interest in gardening, music, theatre, literature, art, etc, which he passed on to Enid. Her mom was not in favour of Blyton doing all these outdoor activities and wanted her help with the household work. This attitude of hers brought differences between mother and daughter. Education Enid Blyton began her schooling ... Read More

Emile Durkheim

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 13:37:54
Introduction“Émile Durkheim, a famous French sociologist from the late 19th and early 20th century, is regarded as one of the most significant founders of modern sociology. He defined society as a sui generis reality, that cannot be reduced to its composing parts. According to him, society is formed when individual consciences interact and merge to form a synthetic reality that is unique and larger than the sum of its components. This reality cannot be explained either biologically or psychologically, but can only be interpreted sociologically and hence, supports Durkheim's claim of studying society scientifically. Childhood and Academic life Durkheim was ... Read More

Donald Trump (1946 – ) Businessman, US President

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 13:34:48
Introduction Donald Trump or full name Donald John Trump was born on 14th June in the year 1946 in New York City in the United States. He worked as the 45th President of the United States, U.S. that is in the year from 2017 to 2021. Apart from being a politician, he was also a businessman and a real estate investor, and a developer. He is the owner of several or multiple hotels, resorts, casinos, golf courses, and residential properties around the world including New York City. At the beginning of the 21st century, his organization, which is Trump's organization, ... Read More

Galileo Galilei

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 13:30:09
IntroductionGalileo Galilei or simply Galileo was born on 15th February in the year 1564 in Pisa, today Italy and he died or left this world on 8th January in the year 1642 in Arcetri which is near Florence. He was a mathematician, astronomer, and natural philosopher of Italian origin. He has contributed to or formulated various laws in the field of Science of motion, astronomical things, and also the strength of materials. Furthermore, he was discovering the facts of nature through various experimentation and mathematical formulations. And his discovery through the telescope was also a major revolution in the field ... Read More

Christopher Columbus

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 13:02:14
Introduction Christopher Columbus was an Italian traveller and explorer. He went on Four voyages in his life. He looks back on the discoverers of America, but it's not true. Furthermore, he is also criticised for atrocities done with Indigenous peoples in New World. Early LifeChristopher Columbus was taken birth to Cristoforo Colombo, a wool weaver from Italy and Cristobal Colon, a housewife. He was born between 26 August to 31 October 1451 in the Republic of Genoa. He learned sailing at an early age, and at the age of 14, he travelled around England and Europe. Furthermore, he was not ... Read More

Charles Darwin

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 12:57:25
IntroductionBritish naturalist Charles Robert Darwin is best known for his theory of evolution by natural selection. He contributed two important contributions to the theory of evolution. The first one was a kinematic theory that deals with non-causal links between things. Second, the notion of natural selection is a possible explanation for the pattern that had been noticed. This is a complicated theory that contains processes and causal connections and discusses the evolution process. Biography Charles Darwin was born in England, on February 12, 1809. Of Robert Darwin's six children, he was the fifth. In 1825, Darwin joined Edinburgh University ... Read More

Bill Gates (1955 – ) American businessman, founder of Microsoft

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 30-Jan-2023 12:52:27
IntroductionBill Gates is a man of technology and benevolence. If you are a computer user, then no introduction is needed for him. He is one of the co-founders of Microsoft. He is known for his remarkable innovations like Microsoft Windows, office, MS-DOS, Internet Explorer and many more. Early Life Bill Gates was born on 28 October 1955 in Seattle, Washington. His father was William H. Gates II, an Attorney, and his mother name Mary Maxwell, a businesswoman. His full name is William Henry Gates III. He was quite intelligent and had a keen interest in mathematics. At thirteen years ... Read More
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