Today its 15 interesting Anne Frank facts that we are rounding up for our dear readers that have always wanted to know about this young girl whose life got snatched at a very early age during the Holocaust. Anne Frank is one of the most widely researched personalities all over the world and she still
Historical Figures & Great Leaders
Think philosophy and pop comes out the name of Socrates. Today, we are covering some little known facts about Socrates – the greatest philosopher this world has ever seen. This famous personality has been touted as the Father of Modern Western Thought. Socrates was a whimsical wizard, a man who had many a bizarre habits.
Considered as a pioneer in the field of political science and administration, Chankaya (4th century BC) was an Indian teacher, philosopher, economist, and royal adviser. He is largely credited for founding the Mauryan Empire. Also known as Kautilya or Vishnugupt, Chanakya was the chief adviser to the first Mauryan Emperor Chandragupta, and his son, Bindusara.
“Men judge generally more by the eye than by the hand, for everyone can see and few can feel. Everyone sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.” – Niccolo Machiavelli. Formally known as Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli, Niccolo Machiavelli was an infamous man, he was an Italian politician, diplomat,
12 October, 1492. Italian explorer and fortune hunter Christopher Columbus sets foot on the pristine white sands of the Bahamas and hoists the Spanish royal flag. He claims the territory for his King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella. Columbus believed he was in Japan, but in reality, he had landed in “New World”. History, for better
William Shakespeare, aka the Bard of Avon, is perhaps the most identifiable icons of England, after the royal family, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, and the red double-decker buses. Exactly 400 years after his death, Shakespeare’s plays are still performed all over the world and have been adapted and re-adapted time and again for both stage
The beginning of the 19th century marked the story of David Crockett better known as Davy Crockett. Hailing from the wilderness of Tennessee he went on to become the first folk heroes of America. Crockett was an outstanding hunter, writer and Congressman of the U.S. Over the years, he has been regarded as a superhero
Considered one of the greatest painters of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso was much more than merely a painter. He was a talented sculptor, poet and a ceramicist. Apart from these mentioned areas of his expertise, Picasso also donned the role of a play writer as well as a stage designer. So much has been
Have you ever been fascinated by the adventurous lives of famous pirates that sailed the high seas of the Caribbean? If these people have captured your dreams for long, today is your chance to get to know some of them! While, a few of these pirates were flamboyant and courageous, there was a fraction of
Hannibal Barca, also known as Hannibal The Conqueror, was a Punic military commander from Carthage. He is regarded as one of the greatest military commanders and stands tall among the great military men like Alexander the great, Napoleon Bonaparte, Genghis Khan and Sun Tzu. Also known as the “Elephant Commander”, the following are some amazing