Biography

Biography of Joan of Arc

Biography of Joan of Arc

Biography of Joan of Arc Joan of Arc – A national heroine of France. Name: Joan of Arc Date of Birth: 6 January c. 1412 Place of Birth: Domrémy, Duchy of Bar, Kingdom of France Date of Death: 30 May 1431 (aged approx. 19) Place of Death: Rouen, Normandy (then under English rule) Early Life [&h.....

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Biography of Thomas Clarkson

Biography of Thomas Clarkson

Biography of Thomas Clarkson Thomas Clarkson – English abolitionist, and a leading campaigner. Name: Thomas Clarkson Date of Birth: 28 March 1760 Place of Birth: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England Date of Death: 26 September 1846 (aged 86) Place of Death: Playford, Suffolk, England Spouse: Cather.....

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Biography of William Wilberforce

Biography of William Wilberforce

Biography of William Wilberforce William Wilberforce – English politician, philanthropist. Name: William Wilberforce Date of Birth: 24 August 1759 Place of Birth: Kingston upon Hull, Great Britain Date of Death: 29 July 1833 (aged 73) Place of Death: Cadogan Place, London, United Kingdom Father.....

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Biography of Olaudah Equiano

Biography of Olaudah Equiano

Biography of Olaudah Equiano Olaudah Equiano – West African writer and abolitionist. Name: Olaudah Equiano Other names: Gustavus Vassa, Gustavus Weston, Jacob, Michael Date of Birth: October 16, 1745 Place of Birth: Isseke, West Africa (in present-day Ihiala LGA, Anambra State, Nigeria); or Sou.....

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Biography of Meister Eckhart

Biography of Meister Eckhart

Biography of Meister Eckhart Meister Eckhart – German theologian, philosopher, and mystic. Name: Eckhart von Hochheim Date of Birth: c. 1260 Place of Birth: near Gotha, Landgraviate of Thuringia in the Holy Roman Empire (now Germany) Date of Death: c. 1328 Place of Death: probably Avignon, the .....

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Biography of Ingrid Bergman

Biography of Ingrid Bergman

Biography of Ingrid Bergman Ingrid Bergman – Swedish actress. Name: Ingrid Bergman Date of Birth: 29 August 1915 Place of Birth: Stockholm, Sweden Date of Death: 29 August 1982 (aged 67) Place of Death: London, England Father: Justus Samuel Bergman Mother: Friedel Bergman Occupation: Actress Sp.....

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Biography of Grace Kelly

Biography of Grace Kelly

Biography of Grace Kelly Grace Kelly – American film actress. Name: Grace Patricia Kelly Date of Birth: November 12, 1929 Place of Birth: Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Date of Death: September 14, 1982 (aged 52) Place of Death: Monaco Hospital, La Colle, Monaco.....

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Biography of Helen Keller

Biography of Helen Keller

Biography of Helen Keller Helen Keller – American author, political activist, and lecturer. Name: Helen Adams Keller Date of Birth: June 27, 1880 Place of Birth: Tuscumbia, Alabama, U.S. Date of Death: June 1, 1968 (aged 87) Place of Death: Arcan Ridge, Easton, Connecticut, U.S. Father: Arthur .....

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Biography of John Betjeman

Biography of John Betjeman

Biography of John Betjeman John Betjeman – English poet, writer, and broadcaster. Name: Sir John Betjeman Date of Birth: 28 August 1906 Place of Birth: Parliament Hill Mansions, Lissenden Gardens, Gospel Oak, London, England Date of Death: 19 May 1984 (aged 77) Place of Death: Trebetherick, Cor.....

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Biography of Octavio Paz

Biography of Octavio Paz

Biography of Octavio Paz Octavio Paz – Mexican poet and diplomat. Name: Octavio Paz Lozano Date of Birth: March 31, 1914 Place of Birth: Mexico City, Mexico Date of Death: April 19, 1998 (aged 84) Place of Death: Mexico City, Mexico Father: Octavio Paz Solórzano Mother: Josefina Lozano Occupat.....

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Biography of Dylan Thomas

Biography of Dylan Thomas

Biography of Dylan Thomas Dylan Thomas – Welsh poet and writer. Name: Dylan Marlais Thomas Date of Birth: 27 October 1914 Place of Birth: Uplands, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales Date of Death: 9 November 1953 (aged 39) Place of Death: New York City, United States Father: David John Thomas Mother: Fl.....

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Biography of Pablo Neruda

Biography of Pablo Neruda

Biography of Pablo Neruda Pablo Neruda – Chilean poet-diplomat and politician. Name: Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto Date of Birth: July 12, 1904 Place of Birth: Parral, Maule Region, Chile Date of Death: September 23, 1973 (aged 69) Place of Death: Santiago, Chile Father: José Del Ca.....

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