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Personalities Your Kids Should Know

The Beatles

As youths, the members of The Beatles were enthusiastic followers of British rock-and-rollers, notably Cliff Richard and The Shadows, whose stage presence and female following were often cited by the band as one of their inspirations to begin perf...

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was born Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to Martin. His grandfather began the family's long tenure as pastors of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, serving fro...

Abraham Lincoln

On this day in 1809, Abraham Lincoln is born in Hodgenville, Kentucky. Lincoln, one of America’s most admired presidents, grew up a member of a poor family in Kentucky and Indiana. He attended school for only one year, but thereafter read on his o...

Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh was a revolutionary and martyr of Indian National Movement. He believed in extreme nationalism and isolated himself from Gandhi's path of non-violence. To know more about Bhagat Singh, read this brief biography and profile.

Bruce Lee

Bruce Jun Fan Lee was born in the hour of the Dragon, between 6 and 8 a.m., in the year of the Dragon on November 27, 1940 at the Jackson Street Hospital in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Today, a plaque in the hospital’s entry commemorates the place ...

Rahul Dravid

-->He is now the cricket, crossing Ricky Ponting "Remember, patience has its reward! " - Rahul Dravid to students -->He now has on his name -->First cricketer to take 200 catches -->Second test player to score 13000+ runs -->He has bee...

Oprah Winfrey

Born to an unwed teenage mother, Oprah Winfrey spent her first years on her grandmother's farm in Kosciusko, Mississippi, while her mother looked for work in the North. Life on the farm was primitive, but her grandmother taught her to read at an e...

A. R. Rahman

Rahman is currently one of the highest paid composers of the motion picture industry. He is a notable humanitarian and philanthropist, donating and raising money for beneficial causes and supporting charities. Working in India's various film indu...

Rick Allen

Few other musicians in the history of rock have had to overcome such a severe, career-threatening injury as Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen had to in 1984, when his arm was amputated due to a near-fatal car crash. Born Richard John Cyril Allen on N...

Nelson Mandela

Introduction Rolihlahla Mandela was born into the Madiba clan in the village of , Transkei, on 18 July 1918. His mother was Nonqaphi Nosekeni and his father was Nkosi Mphakanyiswa Gadla Mandela, principal counsellor to the Acting King of the Them...

Alan Turing

This short biography, based on the entry for the written in 1995 for the Oxford , gives an overview of Alan Turing's life and work. It can be read as s summary of my book . Alan Mathison Turing was born on 23 June 1912, the second and last child (...

John F Nash

John F Nash's father, also called John Forbes Nash so we shall refer to him as John Nash Senior, was a native of Texas. John Nash Senior was born in 1892 and had an unhappy childhood from which he escaped when he studied electrical engineering at ...

Mark Twain

As Twain’s books provide insight into the past‚ the events of his personal life further demonstrate his role as an eyewitness to history. During his lifetime‚ Sam Clemens watched a young United States evolve from a nation torn apart by internal co...

Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was the youngest son of Debendranath Tagore, a leader of the Brahmo Samaj, which was a new religious sect in nineteenth-century Bengal and which attempted a revival of the ultimate monistic basis of Hinduism as laid...

Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens, the son of a sharecropper and grandson of a slave, achieved what no Olympian before him had accomplished. His stunning achievement of four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin has made him the best remembered athlete in Oly...

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Personalities Your Kids Should Know

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In this version of clipbook we are going to see various personalities who are great inspiration to kids and youngsters - My Pick