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Famous Historical Figures Fun Facts

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Famous Historical Figures Fun Facts

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Albert Einstein (1879-1955) was a Jewish theoretical physicist that born in Germany. He is known for developing the theory of relativity and made important contributions to developing the theory of quantum mechanics.
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Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen reached the South Pole on 14 December 1911, while Robert Falcon Scott, a British Royal Navy officer, reached the South Pole a month after Roald Amundsen.
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The real-life name of the famous English pirate “Blackbeard” was Edward Teach. The design of his flag that consisted of a skull on a black base, was as popular as him.
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Howard Carter was a British archaeologist. He was also an Egyptologist and is credited with having discovered the tomb of King Tutankhamun.
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The first President of the United States was George Washington. He was born in a Virginia planter family in 1732. Western expansion and military interest were his two intertwined interests.
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Amelia Earhart is the most known female pilot in the history of aviation. In 1920, Earhart flew her first airplane flight in California with famed World War I pilot Frank Hawks.
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Napoleon the first, also called Napoléon Bonaparte, was a French military general and statesman. He also was the first emperor of France during the years1804-1815.
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Yasuke, an African warrior, was the first foreign-born samurai. He came to Japan in 1579 and went on to become a samurai under Oda Nobunaga.
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American retired Navy officer Robert Ballard is credited with having discovered the wreckage of the Titanic in 1985. He also discovered the remains of the Battleship Bismarck in 1989.
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Qin Shi Huang was a Chinese ruler who is said to have built the Great Wall of China. As founder of the Quin dynasty, he was the first ruler of unified China.

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