TIME LINE: TEN FAMOUS MEN OF THE PAST

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  • -4 BCE

    JESUS CHRIST

    JESUS CHRIST
    Jesus Christ, also called Jesus of Nazareth, was born on December 25, 4 B.C. in Bethlehem. He was one of the most famous figures in history, was a prophet, teacher, healed sick people, performed exorcisms and miracles, proclaimed the SON OF GOD, netrayed by his own disciple and was crucified and died all by the age of 33! The Great Kat. (n.d.). Jesus Christ. Retrieved from http://www.greatkat.com/03/jesuschrist.html
  • 1452

    LEONARDO DA VINCI

    LEONARDO DA VINCI
    Leonardo da Vinci was born on 15 April 1452 near the Tuscan town of Vinci. He was one of the great creative minds of the Italian Renaissance, hugely influential as an artist and sculptor but also immensely talented as an engineer, scientist and inventor. He died on 2 May 1519.
    BBC. (n.d.). Leonardo Da Vinci. Retrieved from http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/da_vinci_leonardo.shtml
    Visit his gallery:
    https://www.leonardodavinci.net/paintings.jsp
  • 1483

    MARTIN LUTHER

    MARTIN LUTHER
    Martin Luther was born in November 10, 1483, Eisleben, Saxony [Germany] and died in February 18, 1546, Eisleben).He was a German friar, priest, and professor of theology. He was best known as the seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation. He came to reject several teachings and practices of the Roman Catholic Church.
    Encyclopedia Britannica. (n.d.). Martin Luter. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/biography/Martin-Luther
  • 1564

    WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

    WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
    William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor. He was born on 26 April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. He was considered to be one of the greatest writers in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. Shakespeare was often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon”.
    Retrieved from:https://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/reading-william-shakespeare-short-biography.php
    Read Shakespeare quotes:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MYWsFHvZjs
  • ISAAC NEWTON

    ISAAC NEWTON
    Isaac Newton was born on January 4, 1643, in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England. During his lifetime Newton developed the theory of gravity, the laws of motion (which became the basis for physics), a new type of mathematics called calculus, and made breakthroughs in the area of optics such as the reflecting telescope.
    Ducksters Education site. (n.d.). Isaac Newton. Retrieved from https://www.ducksters.com/biography/scientists/isaac_newton.php
  • NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

    NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
    He was born on August 15, 1769, Ajaccio, Corsica an died on May 5, 1821. French general, first consul (1799–1804), and emperor of the French (1804–1814/15). He revolutionized military organization and training; sponsored the Napoleonic Code, the prototype of later civil-law codes; reorganized education; and established the long-lived Concordat with the papacy.
    Encyclopedia Britannica. (n.d.). Napoleon Bonaparte. Retrieved 2020, from https://www.britannica.com/biography/Napoleon-I
  • CHARLES DARWIN

    CHARLES DARWIN
    Charles Darwin was born on February 12, 1809, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England and died on April 19. He was an English naturalist and geologist. Darwin is best known for his evolutionary theory. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors.
    Encyclopedia Britannica. (n.d.). Charles Darwin. Retrieved 2020, from https://www.britannica.com/biography/Charles-Darwin
  • KARL MARX

    KARL MARX
    Karl Heinrich Marx was born on 5 May 1818 in Trier in western German. He was a German philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist, and socialist. His work in economics laid the basis for much of the current understanding of labor and its relation to capital. He has published numerous books during his lifetime. He died on 14 March 1883 and was buried at Highgate Cemetery in London.
    BBC. (n.d.). Karl Marx. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/biography/Mahatma-Gandhi
  • MAHATMA GANDHI

    MAHATMA GANDHI
    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, Porbandar, India and died on January 30 in 1948. He was the preeminent leader of an Indian independence movement in British-ruled India. He led India into independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. Gandhi has inspired people all over the world to do great.
    BBC. (n.d.). Karl Marx. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/biography/Mahatma-Gandhi
  • ALBERT EINSTEIN

    ALBERT EINSTEIN
    Albert Einstein, was born on March 14, 1879, Ulm, Württemberg, German and died on April 18, 1955. He was a German-born physicist. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. Einstein received the 1921 Nobel prize in Physics for his “services to theoretical physics”. He is considered to be one of the most influential people in the world.
    Encyclopedia Britannica. ALbert Einstein. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/biography/Albert-Einstein