He 's also famous for his engravings for example The Madonna with the monkey and his paintings like Adam and Eve. Durer was not only a artist but an author of many books like Memoirs of Journeys to Venice and the Low Countries. While you read this you 'll learn about Durer 's early life, career, contributions, and what life would be if he never existed. Albrecht Durer was born May 21, 1471 in Nuremberg, this was one of the most important cities in Europe. He was the second son out of fourteen-eighteen
Ulrich Zwingli is known as the founder of Swiss Protestantism. He was the first reformed theologian. Zwingli was born on January 1st 1484 in the Eastern part of Switzerland. In the beginning of his life, his father had risen in socioeconomic class and became part of the upper-middle class. Through this, Ulrich’s father had given him a better education.
Firstly, Nicolaus Copernicus was born in Torun, Poland on February 19, 1473. He was the the fourth and youngest child born to Nicolaus Copernicus Sr. and Barbara Watzenrode. When he was born, Torun had ceded to Poland, making him a citizen under the Polish crown. German was Copernicus’ first language, but some scholars believe that he spoke some Polish as well. His father passed away during the mid-1480s.
At the age of seventeen, Franklin ran away from James and escaped to Pennsylvania to work as a printer and publisher. He started Poor Richard’s Almanac and sold thousands of copies every year (Dash, p. 10). “Poor Richard’s Almanac full of Franklin’s witty maxims such as ‘Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise’ and ‘He that lies down with dog, shall rise up with fleas.’” (Bio.com). These amusing quotes were one of the reasons Poor Richard’s Almanac was so popular across America and Europe. Franklin was self-educated as a
Beethoven I’m doing an essay on Ludwig Van Beethoven who was a German composer and the most well known musical figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras. Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany in December of 1770 to Johann Van Beethoven and Maria Magdalena Keverich. He had three sisters and four brothers and was the second oldest. There is no authentic record of Beethoven’s birth date, but there is the registry of his baptism, in a Catholic service at the Parish of St. Regius on 17 December 1770. Since children of that era were traditionally baptised the day after birth in the Catholic Rhine country, and since Beethoven's family and his teacher, Johann Albrechtsberger, celebrated his birthday on 16 December, most scholars accept 16 December 1770 as his date of birth.
He was the German educator who founded kindergarten. He was one of the most influential educational reformers in the 19th century. As a child, he hard a hard life, his mother died when he was 9 months old and he was neglected until his uncle took him in and put him through school. He had a strong knowledge of plants and natural phenomena while aslo studying maths and languages. He became an apprentice forester and after this he took interest in courses at a university in Jena until he was put in jail for unpaid debts.
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.
In the play " King Lear" by William Shakespeare, another famous quote of thousands is spoken..."Nothing will come of nothing". If this is true, why is William Shakespeare even credited for this quote as well as approximately 38 plays and 154 sonnets when he did not write them? Over the last two centuries, a plethora of individuals around the world have been investigating this matter in hopes of unfolding the truth of the writer behind Shakespeare 's works. Shakespeare 's father, John Shakespeare was a shoemaker William Shakespeare was born around April 23, 1564 which would be May 23, 1564 on today’s Gregorian calendar. His father, John Shakespeare was a shoemaker and his mother, Mary Shakespeare was a heiress.
Stuart Wire Hellard Pre-Ap Honors Chemistry 11/29/2015 Otto Hahn Otto Hahn was a German chemist that lived from 1879-1968. He discovered many important things including nuclear fission. He won the Nobel Peace Prize once and was nominated for the award several times. He is referred to as the Father of Nuclear Chemistry. Otto was born in Frankfurt Germany on March 8, 1879 and he died on July 28, 1968.
When the William Caxton printed out the first published ad in 1472, he most likely was completely not aware of how the concept of advertising will spread on the market. Almost three hundred year after that, in 1704, the first newspaper advertisement was published in U.S. The issue of Boston News-Letter contented a publicity for potential buyer of a Long Island estate. Not much later, in 1835 Jared Bell designed and printed 50 square feet poster- the first billboard in U.S. Less than 10 years after the first advertising agency if founded by Volney B. Palmer. However, the modern meaning of advertising agency was defined in 1878 by J. Walter Thompson.