Biography

Chuck Berry: A Founding Father of Rock ‘N’ Roll

Chuck Berry: A Founding Father of Rock ‘N’ Roll Chuck Berry was one of the most popular and influential performers of rhythm-and-blues and rock ‘n’ roll music during the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. Chuck Berry, rock ‘n’ roll’s founding guitar hero and storyteller who d.....

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Biography of Adele

Adele – English Singer-Songwriter   Full name: Adele Laurie Blue Adkins Date of birth: 5 May 1988 (age 28) Place of birth: Tottenham, London, England Occupation: Singer-songwriter Father: Mark Evans Mother: Penny Adkins Siblings: Cameron Evans Spouse: Simon Konecki Children: Angelo Jam.....

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Biography of Ted Turner

Ted Turner – American Media Mogul and Philanthropist   Full name: Robert Edward Turner III Date of birth: November 19, 1938 (age 78) Place of birth: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Occupation: Founder of TBS and CNN, Co-founder of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, Former Atlanta Braves owner, WCW,.....

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Biography of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare – English Poet, Playwright, and Actor   Name: William Shakespeare Date of birth: 26 April 1564 Place of birth: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England Date of death: 23 April 1616 (aged 52) Place of death: Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England Resting place:.....

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Biography of Jimmy Connors

Jimmy Connors – American Former World No. 1 Tennis Player   Full name: James Scott “Jimmy” Connors Date of birth: September 2, 1952 (age 64) Place of birth: East St. Louis, Illinois Residence: Santa Barbara, California Height: 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) Turned pro: 1972 Retired: 1.....

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Biography of John Keats

John Keats – English Romantic Poet   Name: John Keats Date of birth: 31 October 1795 Place of birth: Moorgate, London, England Date of death: 23 February 1821 (aged 25) Place of death: Rome, Papal States Occupation: Poet   Early Life John Keats was born on 31 October 1795, in Moorgate.....

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Biography of Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt – Jamaican Sprinter   Full name: Usain St Leo Bolt Nickname(s): Lightning Bolt Nationality: Jamaican Date of birth: 21 August 1986 (age 30) Place of birth: Sherwood Content, Trelawny, Jamaica Residence: Kingston, Jamaica Height: 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) Weight: 94 kg (207 lb) Fath.....

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Biography of Alfred Lord Tennyson

Alfred Lord Tennyson – British Poets   Full name: Alfred, Lord Tennyson Date of birth: 6 August 1809 Place of birth: Somersby, Lincolnshire, England Date of death: 6 October 1892 (aged 83) Place of death: Lurgashall, Sussex, England Occupation: Poet Laureate Father: George Clayton Tenn.....

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Biography of Mahathir Mohamad

Mahathir Mohamad – 4th Prime Minister of Malaysia   Full name: Mahathir bin Mohamad Date of birth: 10 July 1925 (age 91) Place of birth: Alor Setar, Kedah, Unfederated Malay States (now Malaysia) Political party: United Malays National Organisation (1946–69; 1972–2008; 2009–2016).....

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Biography of Lin Dan

Lin Dan – Chinese Professional Badminton Player   Name: Lin Dan Nickname(s): Super Dan Birth name: 林丹 Country: China Date of birth: October 14, 1983 (age 33) Place of birth: Longyan, Fujian, China Height: 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) Weight: 70 kg (150 lb; 11 st) Handedness: Left Spouse/Par.....

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Biography of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge – English Poet, Literary Critic and Philosopher   Name: Samuel Taylor Coleridge Date of birth: 21 October 1772 Place of birth: Ottery St Mary, Devon, England Date of death: 25 July 1834 (aged 61) Place of death: Highgate, Middlesex, England Occupation: Poet, cri.....

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Biography of Andrea Pirlo

Andrea Pirlo – Italian Professional Football Player   Full name: Andrea Pirlo Date of birth: 19 May 1979 (age 37) Place of birth: Flero, Italy Height: 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) Playing position: Midfielder Spouse: Deborah Roversi (m. 2001–2014) Children: Niccolò Pirlo, Angela Pirlo   .....

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