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Dame Agnes Gwendoline Hunt DBE RRC (31 December 1866 – 24 July 1948) is generally recognised as the first orthopaedic nurse. Born in London, daughter and sixth of eleven children of Rowland ...

1/10/2015 1/11/2015

Pope Francis MP

"Papa Francisco", "Papa Francesco", "Pope Francis", "Jorge Mario Bergoglio Sivori", "Jorge Mario Bergoglio"

Vatican City

Vatican City

Pope Francis - CNN: The People's Pope" Pope Francis, The People’s Pope - Times Magazine Pope Francis on 60 Minutes Photos of Pope Francis from Childhood

3/13/2013 12/11/2013

Sir Ebenezer Howard MP (c.1850 - 1928)

Sir Ebenezer Howard OBE (29 January 1850 – 1 May 1928) is known for his publication Garden Cities of To-morrow (1898), the description of a utopian city in which people live harmoniously togethe...

7/24/2013 7/25/2013

Mirra Alfassa MP (1878 - 1973)

"The Mother", "Mirra Richard"

Mirra Alfassa (21 February 1878 – 17 November 1973), also known as The Mother, was the spiritual collaborator of Sri Aurobindo. Her full name at birth was Blanche Rachel Mirra Alfassa. She cam...

10/23/2010 6/2/2013

Sir Thomas More ( 7 February 1477 to“ 6 July 1535), known by Catholics as Saint Thomas More since 1935, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance humani...

7/8/2008 6/2/2013

Saint Augustine of Hippo MP (354 - 430)

Augustine of Hipp,o Latin: Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis; 13 November 354 – 28 August 430), also known as St Augustine, St Austin, or St Augoustinos, was a Father of the Church whose writings ...

2/18/2013 6/2/2013

Epicurus MP (-341 - -270)

Epicurus (Greek: Ἐπίκουρος, Epikouros, "ally, comrade"; 341 BCE – 270 BCE) was an ancient Greek philosopher as well as the founder ...

5/12/2013 6/2/2013

Aristotle MP (b. - -322)

Aristotle, Ἀριστοτέλης, Aristotélēs. Greek Philosopher. Aristotle (Greek: Ἀρισ&#...

11/26/2010 6/2/2013

Plato MP (c.-428 - c.-348)

Plato (English pronunciation: /ˈpleɪtoʊ/; Greek: Πλάτων, Plátōn, "broad"; 428/427 BCE – 348/347 BCE), was a Classical...

11/26/2010 6/2/2013

Socrates MP (c.-470 - -399)

Socrates - Σωκράτης Socrates (Greek: Σωκράτης, Ancient Greek pronunciation: [soˈ...

1/24/2011 6/2/2013


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Sir Ratan Naval Tata, KBE (Gujarati: રતન નવલ ટાટા; born 28 December 1937), is an Indian businessman who became chairman (1991ȁ...

5/28/2007 12/20/2012

K.P.Kesava Menon (1886 - 1978)

K.P. Kesava Menon was born in 1886 in Tharoor village of Palghat He was the grand son of the Raja of palghat. He graduated in Arts from Madras University and Bar-at-law from Middle Temple.He joined the...

11/25/2012 12/13/2012

Rabindranath Tagore (Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর, robindronath ţhakur)α[...

8/29/2007 12/12/2012

Dalai Lama (丹增嘉措) Nobel Peace Prize 1989 MP

"Lhamo Döndrub", "Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso", "Holy Lord", "Gentle Glory", "Compassionate", "Defender of the Faith", "Ocean of Wisdom", "Yishin Norbu (Wish-Fulfilling Gem)", "Kyabgon (Saviour)", "Kundun - The Presence"

Biography Tenzin Gyatso - The 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatsos Photos Time Cover: April 20th, 1959 Escape From China 14th Dalai Lama , Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso born ...

12/13/2010 11/5/2012

Anita Garibaldi MP (1821 - 1849)


Ana Maria de Jesus Ribeiro di Garibaldi , best known as Anita Garibaldi, (August 30, 1821 – August 4, 1849) was the Brazilian wife and comrade-in-arms of Italian revolutionary Giuseppe Garibaldi...

1/30/2011 5/27/2012

Marvin Lee Minsky MP

Brookline, Norfolk, MA, USA

Brookline, Norfolk, MA, USA

Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, MIT
 MIT Media Lab Marvin Lee Minsky (born August 9, 1927) is an American cognitive scientist in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), co-founder...

10/24/2010 3/4/2012

Economics Nobel Laureate 1994 Bio John Forbes Nash, Jr . Wikipedia John F. Nash Jr. , Math Genius Defined by a ‘Beautiful Mind,’ NYTimes

12/30/2007 2/28/2012

John Nash MP (1752 - 1835)

Looking at the time-line for Nash in Ian Sherfield's book on East Cowes Castle it includes: Born 1752, almost certainly in Lambeth 1758/9 Orphaned age 6 on death of father 1775 married to Jane El...

2/27/2012 2/27/2012

Dennis Ritchie MP (1941 - 2011)


Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie ( b. September 9, 1941; found dead October 12, 2011 ), commonly known by his username dmr , was an American computer scientist who "helped shape the digital era." He created ...

10/18/2011 10/19/2011

François-Xavier-Joseph Droz MP (1773 - 1850)

François-Xavier-Joseph Droz was a French writer on ethics, political science and political economy. Joseph Droz had had only one ambition: to build a universal system of moral philosophy, appl...

9/7/2011 9/20/2011

Thomas Alva Edison, Inventor MP (1847 - 1931)

Thomas Edison ACS Landmark Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor, scientist, and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced lif...

1/13/2009 8/1/2011

Walt Disney MP (1901 - 1966)

"Micky Mouses Father", "Walt", "Walt Disney"

Walter Elias Disney was a multiple Academy Award-winning American film producer, director, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur and philanthropist. As the co-founder (with his brother Roy ...

4/24/2007 8/1/2011

Carl Sagan MP (1934 - 1996)

Carl Edward Sagan (November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer, astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in the space and na...

5/23/2011 5/26/2011

William Morris MP (1834 - 1896)

William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was an English textile designer, artist, writer, and socialist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Mo...

5/8/2011 5/8/2011

Reverend Robert Kirk MP (c.1641 - 1692)

The Rev. Robert Kirk , the author of The Secret Commonwealth, was a student of theology at St. Andrews: his Master's degree, however, he took at Edinburgh. He was (and this is notable) the youngest and...

4/29/2011 4/29/2011

Oliver Selfridge (1926 - 2008) was an early innovator in computer science. He is considered a founding father of artificial intelligence , and is credited with having coined the term “intelligen...

2/25/2011 2/27/2011

Aldous Leonard Huxley MP (1894 - 1963)

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. Among Huxley's best known novels is BRAVE NEW W...

12/11/2010 2/27/2011

Uriel (Gabriel) da Costa MP (1585 - 1640)

Uriel da Costa (c. 1585 – April 1640) or Uriel Acosta (from the Latin form of his Portuguese surname, Costa, or da Costa) was a philosopher and skeptic from Portugal. Some sources give his year ...

6/12/2008 2/17/2011

Giuseppe Garibaldi MP (1807 - 1882)

Giuseppe Garibaldi , in English (July 4, 1807 – June 2, 1882) was an Italian military and political figure. In his twenties, he joined the Carbonari Italian patriot revolutionaries, and fled Ita...

1/30/2011 1/30/2011

Leonardo da Vinci MP (1452 - 1519)

Leonardo da Vinci Most famous Works: Mona Lisa , The Last Supper , The Vitruvian Man Discovery of a New Selfportrait of Leonardo da Vinci?

1/5/2009 1/29/2011

Confucius 孔子 MP (-552 - -479)

"孔子", " 仲尼", " 大成至聖先師", " 文宣王"

子姓 孔氏 名丘 字仲尼 魯國陬邑(今山東曲阜)人 Confucius, 孔丘...

1/23/2011 1/23/2011

Hammurabi, 6th King of Babylon MP (b. - c.-1686)

Hammurabi Hammurabi (Akkadian from Amorite ʻAmmurāpi, "the kinsman is a healer," from ʻAmmu, "paternal kinsman," and Rāpi, "healer"; (died c. 1750 BC)) was the sixth king ...

1/23/2011 1/23/2011

Prophet Muhammad of Islam (PBUH) MP 100 (570 - 632)

"Rasulullah", "Abu Qasim", "Ahmad", "محمد", "Mohammed", "Mohammad", "M'Hammud", "Muhammed", "حضرت محمد", "Abu al-Qasim Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah ibn 'Abd al-Muttalib ibn Hashim"

Muhammad was the founder of the religion of Islam and is regarded by Muslims as a messenger and prophet of God, the final law-bearer in a series of Islamic prophets as taught by the Qur'an (33:40ȁ...

9/18/2007 1/23/2011

María Eva Duarte Ibarguren, "Evita" MP (1919 - 1952)

"Eva Perón", "Evita", "Evita Perón"

Evita Peron Foundation Eva Perón Wikipedia María Eva Duarte de Perón, First Lady of Argentina, Philanthropist, Actress, Politician, "Spiritual Leader of the Nation " was the ...

12/17/2007 12/22/2010

Ze'ev Jabotinsky זאב ז׳בוטינסקי MP (1880 - 1940)

"Beitar Head", "ראש בית"ר"

זאב ז'בוטינסקי ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ze...

9/16/2009 12/22/2010

Samuel Gorton, 5th President of Providence and Warwick MP (1593 - 1677)

"Forgotten founder of liberty", "Samuel Gorton"

From: 5th President of Providence and Warwick In office: 1651–1652 Preceded by: Nicholas Easton (as President of all four towns of Rhode Island Colony) Succeeded by: John Smith Perso...

2/25/2007 12/21/2010

Ravi Shankar MP (1920 - 2012)

Ravi Shankar was a world-renowned musician, composer, performer, and scholar of classical Indian music. He was one of the leading cultural figures of the twentieth century whose accomplishments place h...

11/10/2008 12/19/2010

Saint John Paul II MP (1920 - 2005)

"Ioannes Paulus II", "Jan Paweł II"

Jan Paweł II (łac. Ioannes Paulus PP. II), właśc. Karol Józef Wojtyła. The Venerable Pope John Paul II (Latin: Ioannes Paulus PP. II, Italian: Giovanni Paolo...

12/28/2007 12/18/2010

Ronald W. Reagan, 40th President of the USA MP (1911 - 2004)

"Ron", "Ronnie"

40th President of the United States. Historic Speech "Tear Down This (Berlin) Wall". The Ronald Reagan Freedom Award is only given to "those who have made monumental and lasting contributions to th...

6/26/2007 12/17/2010

Yitzhak Rabin 5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin (Hebrew: יִצְחָק רַבִּין ‎) (1 Marc...

10/18/2007 12/17/2010

Pythia the Delphi Oracle , was the priestess at the Temple of Apollo at Delphi, located on the slopes of Mount Parnassus. The Pythia was widely credited for her prophecies inspired by Apollo, giving he...

9/2/2010 12/17/2010

Adin Steinsaltz Even Yisrael MP

Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel

Jerusalem, Yerushalayim, Israel

Adin Steinsaltz,1988, Time magazine praised him as a " once-in-a-millennium scholar ," is a noted rabbi , scholar, philosopher, social critic and author world wide whose background also includes extens...

2/22/2008 12/15/2010

Isaac Asimov MP (1920 - 1992)

"Itzhak Ozimov", "Ayzyek Azimov", "Isaac Yudovich Ozimov"

Isaac Asimov , born Isaak Yudovich Ozimov, Russian: Исаак Юдович Озимов; was a pro...

12/25/2008 12/15/2010

I HAVE A DREAM .... He was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement. He is best known for being an iconic figure in the advancement of civil...

10/5/2007 12/11/2010

Moses Haim Montefiore MP (1784 - 1885)

Sir Moses Haim Montefiore, 1st Baronet, Kt (24 October 1784 - 28 July 1885) was one of the most famous British Jews of the 19th century. Montefiore's 100th birthday was celebrated as a national event i...

2/1/2009 12/6/2010

President Franklin D. Roosevelt MP (1882 - 1945)


Roosevelt Genealogy: SOURCE: Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945; pronounced /ˈroʊzəvɛlt/ ROE-z...

7/8/2007 12/3/2010

Alan Mathison Turing MP (1912 - 1954)

Two Alan Turing Movies Alan Turing's Family Tree Alan Turing is arguably the man who most changed the world in the 20th-century with the invention of the computer. The fact that you're reading th...

8/9/2008 12/3/2010

C.S. Lewis MP (1898 - 1963)


Ancestry of C. S. Lewis Clive Staples Lewis commonly referred to as C. S. Lewis was born (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963), and known to his friends and family as "Jack", w...

2/7/2010 11/15/2010

Johannes Gutenberg MP (c.1398 - 1468)

Johannes Gutenberg (From Wikipedia) Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (c. 1398 – February 3, 1468) was a publisher and a printer who introduced modern book printing. His invention o...

11/12/2010 11/12/2010

Leo Tolstoy (From Wikipedia) Leo Tolstoy, or Count Lyev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (Russian: About this sound Лeв Никола́ев...

2/25/2008 11/12/2010

Nelson Mandela MP (1918 - 2013)

"Madiba; Tata"

Nobel Laureate Nelson Mandela (fondly known by his amaXhosa clan name, ‘Madiba’), served 27 years in an Apartheid Prison on Robben Island, emerging to become South Africa’s first d...

5/3/2010 11/11/2010

Jeanne d'Arc, La Pucelle d'Orléans MP (1412 - 1431)

"St. Joan of Arc", "Saint Joan of Arc the Maid of Orleans", "jeanne d'Arc la pucelle"

Patent: The Lord of Féron; filed a petition in October 1550 along with his uncle Robert Le Fournier, to confirm the transmission of nobility through the female line, which had been allowed under...

3/16/2008 11/10/2010

Christopher Columbus MP (c.1451 - 1506)

"Christopher Columbus", "Cristóvão Colombo"

Adicionado por Eduardo Cardoso Mascarenhas de Lemos,a 9 de Janeiro de 2014, baseada nas fontes disponíveis na discussão. Segundo a tese defendida pelo historiador português Masca...

3/24/2008 11/10/2010

Galileo Galilei MP (1564 - 1641)

He was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher who played a major role in the Scientific Revolution. His achievements include improvements to the telescope and consequent astron...

1/5/2009 11/10/2010

Rabbi Yitzhak Luria, Ha'Ari HaKadosh MP (1534 - 1572)

"יִצְחַק לוּרְיָא", "Yitzchak Luria", ""HaAri"", "Yitzhak Ben Shlomo Ashkenazi", "Arizal", "The Lion", "HaAri HaKadosh"

I saac Luria (1534 – July 25, 1572) (Hebrew: Yitzhak Lurya יִצְחַק לוּרְיָא ), also calle...

6/23/2008 11/10/2010

Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon, Maimonides - הרמב״ם MP (c.1138 - 1204)

"The Great Eagle", "Rambam", "Moshe ben Maimon", "Abū ʿImrān Mūsā bin ʿUbaidallāh Maimūn al-Qurṭubī"

From Moshe (of the Torah) to Moshe (Maimonides) there was none like Moshe R' Moshe ben Maimon , Moses Maimonides the Rambam , [ca. 1138 (or 1135?) - 1204] was the preeminent medieval Jewish philosoph...

1/7/2010 11/10/2010

Carl Gustav Jung, II MP (1875 - 1961)

"Karl Gustav II Jung"

Carl Gustav Jung (26 July 1875 – 6 June 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist, an influential thinker and the founder of analytical psychology. Jung is often considered the first modern psychologist to...

10/13/2010 11/10/2010

Joseph Smith Jr., Prophet MP (1805 - 1844)

Joseph Smith, Jr. (23 December 1805 – 27 June 1844) was the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), a church whose adherents regard him as a prophet. The son of Joseph ...

1/26/2007 11/10/2010

Bahá'u'lláh was born on 12 November 1817, in Tehran, the capital of Persia (Iran) and was the founder of the Baha'i Faith, which is the youngest of the world's independent monotheistic re...

10/26/2010 11/10/2010

Dr. Martin Luther MP 100 (1483 - 1546)

"" The Great Reformer""

Martin Luther (1483-1546) German theologian, professor, pastor, and church reformer, Luther began the Protestant Reformation with the publication of his Ninety-Five Theses on October 31, 1517. In this ...

2/2/2008 11/10/2010

Siddhattha (Gautama Buddha) सिद्धार्थ गौतम MP (c.565 - -483)

"Буда", "Сидхарта Гаутама", "Сидхатха Готама", "Будда Гаутама", "गौतम बुद्ध", "Сиддхаттха Готама", "Сиддхартха Гаутама", "Сакьямуни", "Шакьямуни", "Татхагата"

Gautama Buddha Siddhārtha Gautama (Sanskrit: सिद्धार्थ गौतम; Pali: Siddhattha Gotama) was a spiritual...

7/14/2010 11/10/2010

Alexander III of Macedon , popularly known as Alexander the Great (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μέγα...

12/14/2007 11/10/2010

Mahatma Gandhi, महात्मा MP (1869 - 1948)

"Bapu", "Mahatma Gandhi", "Gandhi Bapu", "Gandhiji", "Great Soul", "બાપુ", "bāpu", "Father Father of the Nation", "महात्मा"

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi , born 2 October 1869[1] – 30 January 1948), commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-vi...

5/20/2009 11/10/2010

Rabbi Yisrael "Baal Shem Tov'' הבעש״ט MP (1698 - 1760)

"Baal Shem Tov", "Besht", "בעש"ט", "בעל שם טוב", "BeSh"T", "The Baal Shem /Tov/", "The Baal Shem-Tov"

Rabbi Yisroel (Israel) ben Eliezer (רבי ישראל בן אליעזר) (August 27, 1698 (18 Elul) ...

4/15/2007 11/10/2010

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the USA MP 100 (1809 - 1865)

"President", "16th President; Honest Abe", "Abe"

For more information and photos of his burial place, click on : Abraham Lincoln Overview Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President Born: 12 February 1809 Birthplace: Near Hodgenville, Kentucky Died: ...

2/25/2007 11/10/2010

Jesus MP 100 (c.-4 - c.33)

"Christ", "Emmanuel", "Gesù Cristo", "ha-Notzri", "Isa", "Jesus bar Joseph", "Jesus Christ", "Yeshu ben Pantera", "Yeshua bar Yosef", "Yehoshua", "Yoshuea", "عيسى", "ישו", "Mesjasz"

Parents, marriage and other relations: Jesus . Genealogy of Jesus . What is Jesus' birthday Jesus in Islam . For speculative genealogies of Jesus, please see the project: Jesus of Nazaret...

2/26/2007 11/10/2010

Moses MP (-1393 - -1273)

"Musa", "Mūsā"

Exodus 2:1-10 Birth. Exodus 2:21-22 Marriage to Zipporah and birth of sons. Exodus 6:14-27 Extensive genealogy and family history listed. Jewish sources list at least three names for Moses ...

2/26/2007 11/10/2010

Michel Nostradamus MP (1503 - 1566)


Michel de Nostredame (21 December 1503 – 2 July 1566), usually Latinised to Nostradamus , was a French apothecary and reputed seer who published collections of prophecies that have since become ...

11/10/2010 11/10/2010

Karl Heinrich Marx MP (1818 - 1883)

Karl Marx Documents on Geni Karl Heinrich Marx (Trier, May 5, 1818 - London, 14 March 1883) was a philosopher, historian, sociologist, economist, writer and thinker German Jewish socialist. Father th...

5/18/2008 11/8/2010

Theodor Binyamin Ze'ev Herzl - MP (1860 - 1904)

"‎חוזה המדינה", "בנימין זאב הרצל", "Herzl Tivadar", "Theodore"

1949 - Theodor Herzl returns to Israel Theodor Herzl (Hebrew: בנימין זאב הרצל‎, Binyamin Ze'ev Herzl,...

12/18/2007 11/8/2010