Historical Figures & Great Leaders

15 Little Known Facts About Socrates

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.

15 Unknown and Surprising Facts about Chanakya

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.

13 Interesting Facts About Niccolo Machiavelli

“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,

15 Unknown Things about Christopher Columbus

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

15 Unknown Facts about William Shakespeare

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

13 Things About Davy Crockett You Should Know

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

13 Fascinating Facts About Hannibal Barca

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