Napoleon Bonaparte was a military general who became the first emperor of France. His drive for military expansion changed the world.

George Washington

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F. Roosevelt

"It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them .

Charlie Chaplin

Growing up, in the space of three months, Chaplin's family lived in six different garrets or basements. The boys pilfered goods from street stalls, and Charlie sometimes earned a few pennies by dancing outside the doors of pubs

Winston Churchil

November 30 1874 – January 24 1965 Winston Spencer Churchill: '[The] truth is incontrovertible. Panic may resent it, ignorance may deride it, malice may distort it, but there it is.

F.D. Roosevelt

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Alexander the great

Alexander the (barbaroi) great of Macedonia, the establisher of the era now called HELLENISM, after Athenians had him poisoned and his empire divided among other MACEDONIAN rulers.

Admiral nelson

The British Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson who joined the navy at the age of 12 and…


Full: Front Marble portrait bust: Pericles wearing a helmet pushed back on his head. A Roman copy of an earlier Greek original. The name is inscribed in Greek.

General montgomery

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