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Articles about achievements and contributions of people and civilizations including kings, queens, scientists, leaders, US presidents, revolutionaries, icons, Chinese dynasties, etc.

Robert Hooke Contribution Featured

Robert Hooke’s 10 Major Contributions To Science

  Active in the 17th century, Robert Hooke is one of the most important scientists of his generation and contributed in an amazing variety of scientific fields. Among other things, he was the first to...
Herbert Hoover Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Herbert Hoover

  Herbert Clark Hoover (1874 – 1964) was an American politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933. Hoover, a successful businessman, first came to national prominence in...
Harriet Tubman Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Harriet Tubman

  Born Araminta Ross, Harriet Tubman (c. 1822 – 1913) was an African American who escaped from slavery and then, using the Underground Railroad, guided at least 70 more slaves to freedom including her family members....
Lyndon B Johnson Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Lyndon B. Johnson

  Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908 – 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States from November 22, 1963 to January 20, 1969. Before becoming president, he served as the...
Inca Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of The Ancient Inca Civilization

  The term Inka means "ruler" or "lord" in Quechua, the main language of the Inca Empire. It was used to refer to the ruling class of the empire but the Spanish, who conquered and...
Ferdinand Magellan Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Ferdinand Magellan

  Ferdinand Magellan (1480 – 1521) was a Portuguese explorer who is famous for leading the first circumnavigation of the earth till it reached Philippines. Though Magellan died before the circumnavigation could be complete, he...
Simon Bolivar Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Simon Bolivar

  Simon Bolivar (1783 - 1830) is renowned for being one of the most prominent political and military leaders in the history of South America. Born in Venezuela, Bolivar played an instrumental role in the...
Sui Dynasty Achievements Featured

10 Major Achievements of the Sui Dynasty of China

  Reigning for a period of only thirty-eight years from 581 to 619, Sui dynasty was one of the shortest lived dynasties in the history of China but it made several important contributions, most prominently...
Antoine Lavoisier Contributions Featured

10 Major Contributions of Antoine Lavoisier

  Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier (1743 – 1794) was a French chemist who is most famous for changing chemistry from a qualitative to a quantitative science and for discovering the role of oxygen in combustion. Prior...
Charles Darwin Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Charles Darwin

  Charles Darwin was an English scientist who is famous for formulating the theory of natural selection and for his phenomenal book On the Origin of Species, which laid the foundation for evolutionary studies and...

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