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William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare was born in 1564, and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon. His actual date of birth may not be known, however, the people in Stratford-upon-Avon celebrate his birthday on the 23rd of April. What we do know is that he was baptized on 26th April, 1564 and is one of the world's greatest writers. Over 450 years ago, little did we know that the birth of William Shakespeare would bring us so many memorable literary pieces. He wrote many well-known plays, sonnets and narrative poems and received payment for his plays, as thousands of people regularly went to the theatre. He became a...
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by Dr Charles Margerison, Author and President of Amazing People Worldwide . An Approach to Life Writing Increasingly, people are writing their own life story and also the life stories of family members. It is a form of psychological literature where people express their perceptions and emotions about people and places in their lives. Another form of life writing is based on imaginary interviews with people like Pablo Picasso , Marie Curie , Elvis Presley , Mahatma Gandhi , Maria Montessori and many others. This is based on factual research and interpretation of the evidence. I call these...
Many admirers and fans of the works of the amazing William Shakespeare , celebrate National Shakespeare Day on April 23 each year. April 23 is also the United Nations’ World Book and Copyright Day , which was a natural choice to pay a worldwide tribute to writers such as Shakespeare. His actual date of birth may not be known, however, the people in Stratford-upon-Avon celebrate his birthday on the 23rd of April. What we do know is that he was baptized on 26th April, 1564 and is one of the world's greatest writers. Little did we know that the birth of William Shakespeare would bring us so many...
AMAZING PEOPLE AND HOW THEY HAVE HELPED YOU! Over the past years, founder of Amazing People Worldwide , Dr Charles Margerison has been on a voyage of discovery to find amazing people. Amazing people that changed the world! His journeys have taken him to many places where they were born or lived and here are some of the places he visited that resulted in him writing unique BioView stories about their lives and achievements. • Stratford on Avon - England - William Shakespeare • Dunfermline - Scotland - Andrew Carnegie • Krakow - Poland - Helena Rubinstein • Charlottesville - USA - Thomas...
"No-one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it to anyone else." So, said the great writer Charles Dickens . He would have known for he walked the streets of London during the mid 19 th century, seeing the poverty and destitution. As a result, he wrote compelling novels like Oliver Twist and Great Expectations . He was born in 1812 and his birthday is celebrated on February 7 th . We are all the product of the times in which we live. Dickens recorded with chilling clarity the vicious and violent world that he found in what was called a civilized country.Yes, he knew what he was...
HOW DID THEY DO IT? WHAT TRAITS DID THEY POSSESS TO ENABLE SUCCESS? When reading the life stories of people who achieved a great deal in their lives, it is tempting to ask, ‘How did they do it?’ After all, they only had 24 hours in each day, and 365 days a year. Many of the great achievers were born before modern technology was developed. They did not have facilities like electric light or computers to assist them. Also, many of them did not live long lives. Mozart died when he was only 35. William Shakespeare died when he was 52. Both used their time well to achieve a great deal, in a short...
You switch on the light. Next, you turn on the television. After that you boil some water. All of those activities require electricity. You can do those things thanks to Nikola Tesla . Against the odds, he researched, developed and promoted an innovation in the supply of electricity.Who was this amazing man? What were his greatest achievements? Born July 10, 1856, Nikola Tesla was an astounding talented man. He changed the world with his innovations and ideas. Tesla was a talented inventor, electrical and mechanical engineer, physicist and futurist. He explored magnetism and wireless...
Celebrate 4th July! Benjamin Franklin , one of the leaders of the American Revolution said, “We must all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately.” He lived to tell the story of the famous victory over the British Army of King George III and the formation of the USA Government in 1789. Now, school students can recreate those exciting times with innovative music and drama resources from Amazing People Worldwide. ‘We The People’ is based on the first words of the American Constitution. Those words are the defining anthem song featured and reflects the spirit of the...
​ Winston Churchill was born on November 30. On July 16, 1945, after being defeated in the elections the previous day, Winston Churchill resigned as Prime Minister of Britain. However, he was to become Prime Minister again. Remembered by many as one of the greatest British leaders of the 20th Century, Winston Churchill had an inherent drive to achieve his highest potential throughout his life. Get an insight into the extraordinary life of the man who held the post of Prime Minister of Britain. He had a great thirst for adventure which led him to pursue journalistic travels where he penned...
Elizabeth Blackwell was born on February 3, 1821. Doctor, reformer, educator! She paved the way for women in medicine. Despite many rejections and criticisms, Elizabeth Blackwell persevered and went on to become one of the greatest pioneers in the development of health care for women. She trained many female doctors along the way and her story is so inspirational. It is accepted now that females may decide to study to become a doctor. Can you imagine, the prestige bestowed upon Elizabeth when she became the FIRST woman to receive a medical degree in the USA? Then to be named the FIRST female...

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