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Henri Bergson

Henri-Louis Bergson, was a French philosopher. Bergson convinced many thinkers that the processes of immediate experience and intuition are more significant than abstract rationalism and science for understanding reality. He was born on the Rue L ...

                                               

Albert Camus

Albert Camus was a French philosopher and writer. Camus wrote novels and plays. Camus was born in Algeria, a country in North Africa. He had French parents. Camus was an existentialist philosopher. Existentialism is a philosophy that is very diff ...

                                               

Pierre Curie

Pierre Curie was a French physicist. He shared the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics with his wife, Marie Curie and Henri Becquerel, for the work on spontaneous radioactivity which Becquerel discovered.

                                               

François Jacob

François Jacob was a French biologist. He shared the 1965 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Jacques Monod and Andre Lwoff. Jacob and Monod discovered a fundamental control system in cells. Enzyme levels in all cells is regulated by feedb ...

                                               

Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre was a French existentialist philosopher, novelist, playwright, screenwriter, and critic. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature for 1964, but refused it, saying "a writer should not allow himself to be turned into an ...

                                               

Kurt Alder

Alder was born in the industrial area of Konigshutte, Silesia. He received his early schooling there. Alder left the area for political reasons when Konigshutte became part of Poland in 1922. He studied chemistry at the University of Berlin from ...

                                               

Heinrich Boll

Boll was born in Cologne. His family were strong Catholics and pacifists. He went to school from 1922 to 1937. After his abitur, he started a training to become a bookseller. He did not go to the Hitler Youth, but he had to join the German army i ...

                                               

Paul Ehrlich

Paul Ehrlich was a German doctor of Jewish descent. He won the 1908 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, with Ilya Mechnikov, for finding out how immunity fights disease. Ehrlich directed a research program which discovered the first treatment ...

                                               

Hermann Emil Fischer

Hermann Emil Fischer was a German chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1902. Fischer was the founder of the chemistry of primary natural products: carbohydrates, purines and nucleosides, peptides and proteins. Amongst his many discover ...

                                               

Werner Heisenberg

Werner Karl Heisenberg was a German physicist. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of quantum mechanics. He discovered the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, which shows there is a limit on how well position and velocity of a parti ...

                                               

Philipp Lenard

Philipp Eduard Anton von Lenard was a Hungarian-born German physicist. He won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1905 for his work on cathode rays. His most important work was his study of the photoelectric effect. He discovered that the energy of th ...

                                               

Max Planck

Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck was a physicist from Germany. He discovered quantum mechanics. He won the Nobel Prize in physics.

                                               

Gustav Stresemann

Gustav Stresemann was a German liberal politician who was Chancellor and Foreign Minister of Germany during the Weimar Republic. He shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 1926. Stresemanns politics are hard to define. Today, he is generally considered o ...

                                               

Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore, popularly called "Kabiguru", was born on 7 May 1861. His name is written as Rabindranath Thakur in many languages of India. He was a poet, philosopher, and artist. He wrote many stories, novels, poems, and dramas. He is also ...

                                               

Renato Dulbecco

Renato Dulbecco was an Italian-born American virologist who won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on oncogenes. Oncogenes are genes in viruses that cause cancer when they infect animal cells. The prize was shared with Ho ...

                                               

Enrico Fermi

Enrico Fernando Fermi was an Italian-American physicist who worked on the first nuclear reactor and helped make quantum theory. He also was important to particle physics, and statistical mechanics. Fermi won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1938 for ...

                                               

Dario Fo

Dario Fo was an Italian playwright, theatre actor and composer. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1997. It highlighted him as a writer "who emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of ...

                                               

Luigi Pirandello

Luigi Pirandello was an Italian playwright, novelist, and short story writer. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1934, for his "bold and brilliant renovation of the drama and the stage". Pirandellos works include novels, hundreds of ...

                                               

Bjornstjerne Bjornson

Bjornstjerne Martinius Bjornson was a Norwegian playwright, author and poet who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1903. His father was a Lutheran minister, but Bjornson rejected organized religion. He married Karoline Reimers, a famous stage a ...

                                               

Victor Horta

Victor, Baron Horta was a Belgian architect and designer. John Julius Norwich said he was "undoubtedly the key European Art Nouveau architect." Horta is one of the most important names in Art Nouveau architecture. Some people say his Hotel Tassel ...

                                               

Toots Thielemans

Jean-Baptiste Frederic Isidor, Baron Thielemans, known as Toots Thielemans, was a Belgian jazz musician. He is well known for his guitar and harmonica playing as well as his whistling. Thielemans is one of the greatest harmonica players of the 20 ...

                                               

Beauvau family

The House of Beauvau was a noble family that originated from Anjou a region of France. The Beauvau du Rivau branch was rooted in Brittany. It produced two bishops of Nantes. The Craon branch was established in Lorraine. This branch was intimate w ...

                                               

De La Tremoille family

The House of La Tremoille is an old French family which takes its name from a village in western France. They are related to the Princely Family of Ligne. The family has been known since the middle of the 11th century, and since the 14th century ...

                                               

Geoffrey II, Count of Gatinais

Geoffrey was the son of Geoffrey, Count of Gatinais, and Beatrice of Macon. She was the daughter of Aubry II of Macon. He was born about the year 1000. The Gatinais was a key district on the northeast border of Orleans and Chateau-Landon was the ...

                                               

House of Rohan

The House of Rohan is a French noble family of viscounts, later dukes and princes. They come from the area called Rohan in Brittany. Their line descends from the viscounts of Porhoet. It is said to trace back to the legendary Conan Meriadoc. Thro ...

                                               

Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau

Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau was a French nobleman. He served as a general under Louis XIV, and took part in the War of the Austrian Succession. He was present at the siege of Antwerp and Namur. With an army of 6.000 peop ...

                                               

Jeanne Baptiste dAlbert de Luynes

Jeanne Baptiste dAlbert de Luynes, comtesse de Verrue was a French noblewoman and the mistress of Victor Amadeus II of Sardinia.

                                               

La Tour dAuvergne

The House of La Tour dAuvergne was a French noble family. They had great power and wealth during the 17th and 18th century in France. The family claimed to rule the Duchy of Bouillon from the year of 1456. The duchy was later ceded to France on 2 ...

                                               

Marc de Beauvau, Prince of Craon

Marc de Beauvau was a member of the powerful French House of Beauvau. He was a Prince of the Holy Roman Empire and known as the Prince of Craon. He also acted at Viceroy of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. He was also the Prince of Beauvau but known b ...

                                               

Peerage of France

The Peerage of France the exclusive prestigious title and position of Peer of France was held by the greatest, highest-ranking members of the French nobility, was a hereditary distinction within the French nobility which appeared in 1180 in the M ...

                                               

Cardinal Richelieu

Armand Jean du Plessis, better known as Cardinal Richelieu was a French clergyman, noble, and statesman. His full name was Armand Jean du Plessis. He was later created the Duke of Richelieu and duke of Fronsac. In order to keep the diocese of Luç ...

                                               

Simon de Montfort

Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester was a Franco-English nobleman. He inherited the title and estates of the earldom of Leicester in England. He led a rebellion against King Henry III of England during the Second Barons War of 1263–64. He be ...

                                               

Hohenzollern

The Hohenzollern family were rulers of various territories in and near modern Germany, and later of all Germany. The Royal House of Hohenzollern began ruling the area around Berlin and Brandenburg in modern Germany in 1415. They became one of the ...

                                               

Leo von Caprivi

Georg Leo von Caprivi, later Georg Leo Graf von Caprivi de Caprara de Montecuccoli, was a German major general and politician, who succeeded Otto von Bismarck as Chancellor of Germany. Caprivi was German Chancellor from March 1890 to October 1894.

                                               

King Naresuan

King Naresuan The Great. He was born in the year of the Rabbit, B.E. 2098 at Jan Palace, Phitsanulok. His father was King Mahathammaracha and his mother was Queen Wisutkhasat. King Narasuan had one older sister named Princess Suphan thewi and one ...

                                               

Phil Spector

Harvey Phillip Spector was an American musician, songwriter and record producer. He was most famous as a producer. He was co-owner of Philles Records, and later owner of Phil Spector Records. In 2009 he was found guilty of second degree murder. H ...

                                               

Ned Kelly

Edward "Ned" Kelly is Australias most famous bushranger. He has become a symbolic figure in Australian history, folklore, books, art and movies. As a national icon, his image was used during the opening ceremony of the 2000 Summer Olympics in Syd ...

                                               

Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski

Erich Julius Eberhard von Zelewski or Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski, was a Nazi leader and a member of the SS, where he had the rank of SS-Obergruppenfuhrer. Although he was involved in the killing of thousands of people in Poland and Russia, he wa ...

                                               

Karl Donitz

The title of this article contains the character o. Where it is unavailable or not wanted, the name may be written as Karl Doenitz. Karl Donitz was a German naval leader. He commanded the German Navy during the second half of World War II. Donitz ...

                                               

Oskar Groning

Oskar Groning was a German former SS- Unterscharfuhre former member of the Waffen-SS. He was stationed at Auschwitz concentration camp. Early life Groning was born on 10 June 1921, in Lower Saxony, the son of a strict conservative and skilled tex ...

                                               

Robert Eugene Bush

Robert Eugene Bush was an American military during World War II. He was serving as a hospital corpsman for the United States Navy. Het was honored with a Medal of Honor for his brave actions during the Battle of Okinawa.

                                               

Barney Hajiro

In this Japanese name, the family name is Hajiro. Barney Fushimi Hajiro was a United States Army soldier. He received the Medal of Honor because of his actions in World War II.

                                               

Mikio Hasemoto

In this Japanese name, the family name is Hasemoto. Mikio Hasemoto was a United States Army soldier. He received the Medal of Honor because of his actions in World War II.

                                               

Shizuya Hayashi

In this Japanese name, the family name is Hayashi. Shizuya Hayashi was a United States Army soldier. He received the Medal of Honor because of his actions in World War II.

                                               

Yeiki Kobashigawa

In this Japanese name, the family name is Kobashigawa. Yeiki Kobashigawa was a United States Army soldier. He received the Medal of Honor because of his actions in World War II.

                                               

Robert Kuroda

In this Japanese name, the family name is Kuroda. Robert Toshio Kuroda was a United States Army soldier. He received the Medal of Honor because of his actions in World War II.

                                               

Kaoru Moto

In this Japanese name, the family name is Moto. Kaoru Moto was a United States Army soldier. He received the Medal of Honor because of his actions in World War II.

                                               

Sadao Munemori

In this Japanese name, the family name is Munemori. Sadao Munemori was a United States Army soldier. He received the Medal of Honor because of his actions in World War II.

                                               

Kiyoshi Muranaga

In this Japanese name, the family name is Muranaga. Kiyoshi K. Muranaga was a United States Army soldier. He received the Medal of Honor because of his actions in World War II.

                                               

Masato Nakae

In this Japanese name, the family name is Nakae. Masato Nakae was a United States Army soldier. He received the Medal of Honor because of his actions in World War II.

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