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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 Hunt (1...

1/10/2015 1/11/2015

Pope Francis MP

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

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 together with ...

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 came to Sr...

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 humanist. He ...

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 are con...

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 of the school of philosophy called Epicureanism. Only a few fragments ...

5/12/2013 6/2/2013

Aristotle MP (-384 - -322)

Aristotle, Ἀριστοτέλης, Aristotélēs. Greek Philosopher. Aristotle (Greek: Ἀριστοτέλης, Aristotélēs) (384 BCE – 322 BCE) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great....

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 Greek philosopher, mathematician, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of...

11/26/2010 6/2/2013

Socrates MP (c.-470 - -399)

Socrates - Σωκράτης Socrates (Greek: Σωκράτης, Ancient Greek pronunciation: [soˈkraːtɛːs], Sōkrátēs; c. 469 BC–399 BC, in English pronounced /ˈsɒkrətiːz/) was a Classical Greek Athenian philosopher. ...

1/24/2011 6/2/2013

Ratan Naval Tata MP

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Sir Ratan Naval Tata, KBE (Gujarati: રતન નવલ ટાટા; born 28 December 1937), is an Indian businessman who became chairman (1991– ) of the Tata Group, a Mumbai-based conglomerate.[2] He is a member of a p...

5/28/2007 12/20/2012

K.P.Kesava Menon MP (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), also written Ravīndranātha Thākura , sobriquet Gurudev , was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with C...

8/29/2007 12/12/2012

Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama 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)

"Anita"

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. Their...

1/30/2011 5/27/2012

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 of Mas...

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)

"dmr"

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, applicable ...

9/7/2011 9/20/2011

Thomas Alva Edison, Inventor MP (1847 - 1931)

Sources: United States Census, 1860 Alvah Edison in entry for Samuel Edison, 1860. United States Census, 1880 Thomas A Edison, East New Brunswick, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States; ci...

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 natural sciences...

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 Movement....

5/8/2011 5/8/2011

Reverend Robert Kirk MP (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 Gordon Selfridge (10 May 1926 – 3 December 2008) was a pioneer of artificial intelligence.[1] He has been called the "Father of Machine Perception." [2] Selfridge, born in England, was a grand...

2/25/2011 2/27/2011

Aldous Huxley MP (1894 - 1963)

Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer, novelist, philosopher, and prominent member of the Huxley family. He graduated from Balliol College at the University of Oxford with a first class honours i...

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 of birt...

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 Italy afte...

1/30/2011 1/30/2011

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)

"Kong Fuzi", "Kung-fu-tzu", "Kongzi", "Kung-tzu"

Confucius , official name Kong Qiu 孔丘, courtesy name Zhongni 仲尼, but widely known as Kong Zi 孔子 or Kong Fuzi 孔夫子 (literally Master Kong), was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of t...

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 of Babylon (that is, of the ...

1/23/2011 1/23/2011

Prophet Muhammad of Islam (PBUH) MP (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 (33:40–40). ...

9/18/2007 1/23/2011

Evita Perón 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 second wife of Presid...

12/17/2007 12/22/2010

Ze'ev Vladimir Yevgenyevich Jabotinsky MP (1880 - 1940)

"Beitar Head", "ראש בית"ר"

זאב ז'בוטינסקי ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ze'ev Jabotinsky Ze'ev Jabotinsky MBE (Hebrew: זאב ז'בוטינסקי‎, Ukrainian: Володи́ми...

9/16/2009 12/22/2010

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

"Forgotten founder of liberty"

There are various biographical sources including: Find a Grave MEMORIAL ID 31050767 Warwick Digital History Project Wikipedia - Samuel Gorton 5th President of Providence and Warwick

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)

"Pope John Paul II", "Ioannes Paulus II", "Jan Paweł II"

Jan Paweł II (łac. Ioannes Paulus PP. II), właśc. Karol Józef Wojtyła Podróże apostolskie Jana Pawła II Jan Paweł II wszystkie pielgrzymki do Polski The Venerable Pope John Paul II (Latin: Ioan...

12/28/2007 12/18/2010

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

"Ron", "Ronnie", "Dutch"

The image above is Ronald Reagan's official White House portrait. It is the image he liked. Please leave it a there. Thank you. Walter G. Ashworth, cousin. 40th President of the United States. Histor...

6/26/2007 12/17/2010

Yitzhak Rabin 5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin (Hebrew: יִצְחָק רַבִּין ‎) (1 March 1922 – 4 November 1995) was an Israeli politician and general. He was the fifth Prime Minister of Israe...

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

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 prolific American author, one of the three grand masters of science fiction, a professor of biochemistry at Boston Univers...

12/25/2008 12/15/2010

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. MP (1929 - 1968)

"Michael King"

Martin Luther King Jr. (born Michael King Jr., January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights mo...

10/5/2007 12/11/2010

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

Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945) commonly known as FDR , was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 unti...

7/8/2007 12/3/2010

Alan Turing MP (1912 - 1954)

Alan Turing , OBE FRS was an English computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, and theoretical biologist. Turing was highly influential in the development of theoretical...

8/9/2008 12/3/2010

C. S. Lewis MP (1898 - 1963)

"Jack"

Ancestry of C. S. Lewis Clive Staples Lewis , commonly referred to as C. S. Lewis and known to his friends and family as "Jack", was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and argu...

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 of mecha...

11/12/2010 11/12/2010

Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy MP (1828 - 1910)

"Leo Tolstoy"

Leo Tolstoy (From Wikipedia) Leo Tolstoy, or Count Lyev Nikolayevich Tolstoy (Russian: About this sound Лeв Никола́евич Толсто́й​ (help·info), Russian pronunciation: [lʲev nʲɪkɐˈlaɪvʲɪtɕ tɐlˈstoj]; S...

2/25/2008 11/12/2010

President Rolihlahla Nelson Mandela, Nobel Laureate 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 democratically elected...

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", "Joan of Arc"

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 the pr...

3/16/2008 11/10/2010

Christopher Columbus MP (c.1451 - 1506)

"Christopher Columbus", "Cristóvão Colombo", "Christophorus Colonus", "Segismundo Colon"

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 Mascarenhas Barreto ("Colo...

3/24/2008 11/10/2010

Galileo Galilei MP (1564 - 1642)

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 called Yitzhak Ben Shlomo Ashkenazi and known as "The Ari", "Ari-Hakadosh", or "Arizal," meaning "The Lion," was a fo...

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 state ...

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 Smith, ...

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 religions- -- Ba...

10/26/2010 11/10/2010

Martin Luther, Doctor of Theology MP (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

SIDDHĀRTHA (Gautama Buddha) सिद्धार्थ गौतम Shākyamuni MP (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 teacher from ancient India who founded Buddhism. In most Buddhist traditions, he is regarded ...

7/14/2010 11/10/2010

Alexander 'the Great', king of Macedonia MP (-356 - -323)

"Aleksander Suur", "Alexander III of Macedonia", "Iskandar Dzulkarnein", "Basileus"

Alexander III of Macedon , popularly known as Alexander the Great (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μέγας or Μέγας Ἀλέξανδρος, Mégas Aléxandros; 356–323 BC), was an Ancient Greeki[›] king (basileus) of Macedon who ...

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-violent c...

5/20/2009 11/10/2010

"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", "BESHT", "Besh"t", "ר' ישראל בעל שם טוב"

Rabbi Yisroel (Israel) ben Eliezer (רבי ישראל בן אליעזר) (August 27, 1698 (18 Elul) – May 22, 1760), also called Israel Baal Shem Tov or Besht , was a Jewish mystical rabbi considered to be the founder...

4/15/2007 11/10/2010

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the USA MP (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 (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 . More resources at the bottom. For speculative genealogies of Jesus, please see the project: Jesus of Nazareth- Speculative ...

2/26/2007 11/10/2010

Moses the Law Giver MP (deceased)

"Musa", "Mūsā Mûsâ ibn Amram", "Prince of Egypt", "The Lawgiver"

Moses Note: There is proof that Moses existed. 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. ...

2/26/2007 11/10/2010

Michel Nostradamus MP (1503 - 1566)

"Nostradamus"

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 famous ...

11/10/2010 11/10/2010

Karl Marx MP (1818 - 1883)

"Karl Marx"

Karl Marx was a philosopher, economist, historian, political theorist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist. Born in Trier to a middle-class family, Marx later studied political econom...

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, also known as חוזה המדינה, Hoze Ha'Medinah (lit. "visionary of the State") (May 2, 1860-July 3, 1...

12/18/2007 11/8/2010