“Give me twenty-six soldiers of lead and I will conquer the world.” Johannes Gutenberg was born on June 24, 1400 in Mainz, Germany. In his life, Gutenberg, invented the printer, made the first printing press, and printed many books. Gutenberg is important to history because without him we might have still not been able to print books, newspapers, and many more things we still use today. Gutenberg was born on June 24, 1400, and died on February 3, 1468. He was the youngest son of the upper-class merchant Friele Gensfleisch, and his second wife, Else Wyrich, who was the daughter of a shopkeeper.
Geoffrey Chaucer, known as the Father of English literatures, is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. He was the first poet to be buried in Poet’s Corner of Westminster Abbey. While he achieved fame during his lifetime as an author, philosopher, and astronomer, composing a scientific treaty on the astrolabe for his ten-year-old son Lewis, Chaucer also maintained an active career in the civil service as a bureaucrat, courtier and diplomat. Early life He was born circa 1340, most likely at his parents’ house on Thames Street in London, England. Chaucer’s family was of the bourgeois class, descended from an affluent family who made their money in the London wine trade.
He had seven brothers and sisters. Louis XVI was the king of France from 1774 to 1792. Louis XVI had 8 brothers and sisters. Louis XVI was characterized as a good man but not a good king, because he didn’t do many things in his era. Louis XVI got married in May 1770 at the age of 15 from a 14-year-old Habsburg Archduchess Maria Antonia (Marie Antoinette).
King James of England made an enormous impact on England as a ruler throughout the 15th century of England. James was born on 19 June 1566 at Edinburgh Castle and as the eldest son and heir apparent of the monarch automatically became Duke of Rothesay and Prince and Great Steward of Scotland. He was baptized "Charles James" on 17 December 1566 in a Catholic ceremony held at Stirling Castle. James's father, Darnley, was murdered on 10 February 1567 at Kirk o' Field, Edinburgh, perhaps in revenge for Rizzio's death. Thirteen months after his King James birth his mother was forced to abdicate the throne under pressure from Scottish lords who had defeated her in batter, and James lords who had defeated her in hather, she was imprisoned for 19 years.
‘‘Astrophil and Stella’’ composed in about 1580s by Sir Philip Sidney is an English sonnet sequence coprising 108 sonnets and 11 songs. Sir Philip Sidney who was a knight in Queen Elizabeth’s court is one of the most well-known Renaissance poets of England. He is supposed to be inspired by his relationship with Lady Penelope whose father is Walter Devereux, the Earl of Essex. According to the story behind the Sidney’s work, Astrophil and Stella, Penelope’s father tried to match between his daugter and Sir Philip Sidney when she was 14, but it did not come true as expected at that time and in the at Penelope was married to Robert Rich in 1581. Nevertheless, the marriage was unhappy from the start, and Sidney continued to have an emotional
of the most eminent postcolonial writers, he is also generally known as one of the most momentous representatives of magic realism outside Latin America. Salman Rushdie, one of the most renowned writers of Indian Diaspora, settled in England, shot into fame through his magnum opus, Midnight’s Children. He was born to an affluent Muslim family in Bombay on 19 June 1947. He grew up in Mumbai and graduated with honours from King’s College, Cambridge. Settled in England, Rushdie’s literary career started with his first novel, Grimus (1975), which was a meagre seller.
Edward D. Baker also was the only serving Senator to fight in the Civil War (Darley). Even though Edward was born an Englishman he did not stay there very long. His When he turned four the little boy and his parents traveled across the ocean to America. At the age of 14 Edward moved from Philadelphia to Illinois where he studied law and sought out his life as a lawyer. In 1830 he passed his bar exam.
He was born on April 17, 1837, in Hartford Connecticut. After graduating from high school in Boston in 1854, he traveled to Europe where he learned French and German. In 1857 he returned to New York and started his finance career (JP Morgan history). He started his dream working in his father private bank in New York. John Pierpont Morgan began his career as the New York agent of his father Junius' London-based private bank (Wile, 2012).
LAW & LANGUAGE LITERATURE REVIEW PROJECT SHERLOCK HOLMES Submitted to: Prof. Manav Kapoor Prof. Siddharth Chauhan Submitted by: Shweta Meena 1st semester, 1st year roll no. 79 NALSAR University of Law, HyderabadINTRODUCTION Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was born in a very prosperous Irish-Catholic family who was known for its work in Art. His schooling was done in England. He pursued a medical profession and during that time he met one of his professors, Dr. Joseph Bells who had brilliant observation, logic, deduction and diagnostic skills.
Where Angels Fear to Tread was written by E.M. Forster. The novel was the first of many others published in his lifetime. Forster was a well known British novelist, essayist, and critic. Born in London, England in 1879 (Beer, 1). He was born Henry Morgan, but an accident at his baptism left him with his father’s name, Edward Morgan.