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10 Interesting Facts About Nicolaus Copernicus

  Nicolaus Copernicus is famous for being the primary man behind changing the age old belief that the earth was at the center of the universe. His revolutionary work De revolutionibus orbium coelestium started a...
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David Unaipon | 10 Facts About The Australian Inventor

  David Unaipon was an aboriginal Australian who is famous for his inventions most prominently an improved mechanical sheep shearing hand tool. He applied for patents for as many as nineteen inventions and conceptualized the...
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King Khufu | 10 Facts On The Builder of The Great Pyramid

  Khufu, also known by his Greek name Cheops, was a pharaoh of ancient Egypt who is famous all over the world as the person who built perhaps the most famous structure in history. Khufu's...
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10 Interesting Facts About The Irish Potato Famine

  Irish Potato Famine, also known as the Great Famine, took place in Ireland between 1845 and 1852. It caused numerous deaths due to starvation and disease and led to mass emigration from the island....
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Battle of Yorktown | 10 Facts About The Historic Battle

  The Battle of Yorktown was one of the most important battles of the American Revolutionary War. It took place in 1781 and ended with American and French forces, led by George Washington and Comte...
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10 Interesting Facts About Elizabeth Blackwell

  Elizabeth Blackwell is famous for being the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. With most universities unwilling to accept her due to the bias against her sex, it was...
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10 Interesting Facts About The Indus Valley Civilization

  Indus Valley¬†Civilization¬†(IVC), also known as Harappan Civilization after its first find-spot Harappa, was the largest of the four great ancient civilizations. It covered an area consisting of most of modern Pakistan, a significant part...
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Ernest Rutherford | 10 Facts About The Famous Scientist

  Born in a large family with limited means, in New Zealand, Ernest Rutherford went on to become one of the leading scientists of the twentieth century. He is most famous for his model of...
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Caligula | 10 Interesting Facts On The Infamous Roman Emperor

  Born on the 31st of August 12 AD in Antium, modern day Anzio, Italy, Caligula was a member of the Julio Claudian dynasty; the first ruling family of the Roman Empire. His father was...
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William Wordsworth | 10 Facts On The Famous English Poet

  Active in late eighteenth and first half of the nineteenth century, William Wordsworth was an English poet who, along with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, launched the English Romantic movement in literature and changed the course...

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