Hippocrates, the father of medicine and an important historical figure.

Historical Figures Fun Facts

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Thomas Edward Lawrence was an English archaeologist and military officer known for his liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign of the First World War. He is known as the "Lawrence of Arabia.
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Hippocrates (460-370 BC) was a famous physician who made significant contributions to science. He's often referred to as "The Father of Medicine." Ancient Greece was a land of towering philosophers and brilliant mathematicians. The Greeks were also the first to leave medical records and theories.
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The Battle of Omdurman took place in 1898 and was one of the last big battles of the Mahdist War between British Major-General Kitchener's army and Mahdist rebels, who were led by Khalifa Abdullahi. Winston Churchill was at the time a war correspondent for The Daily Telegraph that had sent him out to cover the war.
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The Golghar or Gol Ghar is a large granary in Patna, capital of Bihar state, India. It was built by the British during their colonial rule in India. The Golghar was designed in 1837 to store grain for relief and food supplies during natural calamities such as floods and droughts
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Beau Brummell's friend was George, and he was a highly revered fashion icon of his time.
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Albert Schweitzer (14 January 1875 - 4 September 1965) was a German theologian, organist, philosopher, physician, and medical missionary in Africa, noted for his theological, ethical philosophy of "Reverence Life" and his theology of "Reverence for Life." He received the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize for his humanitarian efforts.
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Born in Rotterdam in 1469, Desiderius Erasmus is recognized as one of the most brilliant scholars of the northern Renaissance. Erasmus was a priest and a Catholic, but he strayed far from his religious upbringing, living an unconventional lifestyle often criticized by the church.
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Karl Heinrich Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a German philosopher, economist, historian, political theorist, sociologist and revolutionary socialist. His ideas played a significant role in the development of social science and the socialist political movement.
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Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë, who also used their pseudonyms “Currer Bell” (Charlotte), “Bell” (Emily), and “Acton Bell” (Anne). Together they wrote a variety of poems including religious verses and pastoral poems.
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Harriet Tubman (AKA Amanita Ross) was born into slavery in 1822, but she went on to become a legend during the civil war – as well as serving as an advocate for women’s suffrage and women’s rights.

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