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Elizabeth of Russia Biography

Although she was recognized for her societal interests, she founded Russia’s first university and strengthened its military standing having an effective effort against King Frederick II of Prussia. Elizabeth ruled until her passing on January 5, 1762, in St. Petersburg. The second-earliest living daughter of Peter the Great and Marta Skowronska ...

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Jesse Jackson Jr. Biography

He grew up in the Civil Rights Movement, in the shadow of his dad, the well-known Reverend Jesse Jackson. He studied law and theology before serving as a National Rainbow Coalition field manager. Jackson’s work as a House representative contained campaigning for the inclusion of a third airport in Chicago. ...

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Steve Biko Biography

Produced in South Africa in 1946, Steve Biko co-founded the South African Students’ Organization in 1968, later spearheading the country ‘s Black Consciousness Movement, and co-founded the Black People’s Convention in 1972. Biko was detained many times for his anti apartheid work and, on September 12, 1977, died from injuries ...

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