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Patrick Henry Biography

Henry was an influential leader in the extreme resistance to the British government, but simply accepted the new federal government following the passage of the Bill of Rights, that he was in great measure responsible. With his powerful and enthusiastic addresses, famous patriot Patrick Henry helped kickstart the American Revolution. ...

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Alexander McQueen Biography

Alexander McQueen – Miniature Biography (TV14; 2:41) A brief biography on designer Alexander McQueen who left school at 16 to trainee for Savile Row. Following a struggle with drug addiction as well as the passing of his mom, he committed suicide in February 2010. McQueen committed suicide in 2010, soon ...

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William James Biography

After medical school, James focused around the human mind, writing a masterwork about them, entitled The Principles of Psychology. James expired on August 26, 1910, in Chocorua, New Hampshire. His brother was oldest of five kids. His younger brother, Henry James, would find acclaim as a novelist and writer. The ...

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Rudolf Steiner Biography

In 1919, Steiner began his first school; now numerous schools all over the world continue to draw inspiration from his thoughts on education. Steiner attended school in Austria and was a pupil in the Vienna University of Technology. In the late 1880s, Steiner began editing the scientific papers of Johann ...

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Anna Harrison Biography

Anna Harrison was born on July 25th, 1775 near Morristown, New Jersey. Despite her dad’s disapproval, she secretly wed William Henry Harrison in 1795. The couple had ten children, five of whom died early in life. Anna became First Lady in 1841 when her husband was elected the 9th President ...

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Werner Herzog Biography

More lately, Herzog directed Rescue Dawn (2006) with Christian Bale. He also directed several documentaries, including 2011’s Into the Abyss. Produced Werner Herzog Stipetic in Munich, Germany, on September 5, 1942, renowned director Werner Herzog spent his early years in a little Bavarian town called Sachrang. In his early teens, ...

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Edwin S. Porter Biography

In 1897, he devised the Beadnell film projector. He afterwards invested in his own movie gear firm, but the 1929 stock market crash put him out of business. In the 1930s he worked on home movie cameras. He expired on April 3, 1941, in NYC. The son of a furniture ...

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Abraham Zapruder Biography

Produced in Russia in 1905, Abraham Zapruder immigrated to America as a teen. He first arrived in Brooklyn, Ny, where he was employed in the garment company. He eventually started up his own dress business called Jennifer Juniors, Inc. He sold the rights to the movie to LIFE magazine. Zapruder ...

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Linda Brown Biography

Because she was made to go an important distance to elementary school because of racial segregation, her dad was among the plaintiffs in the case of Brown v. Board of Education, with the Supreme Court opinion in 1954 that school segregation was unlawful. Brown has lived in Topeka as an ...

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Mýa Biography

Other hits have followed, such as the No. 1 remake of “Lady Marmalade,” with the vocalist also pursuing a screen profession with jobs like Chicago, Shall We Dance? and Dancing with the Stars. Produced on October 10, 1979, in the Washington, D.C., place to a musical family, Ma Marie Harrison ...

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