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David “Deacon” Jones Biography

Produced on December 9, 1938, in Eatonville, Florida, David “Deacon” Jones became among the NFL’s all time defensive greats. Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980, Jones expired on June 3, 2013, in Anaheim Hills, California. After sitting out a year, Jones played one more season of ...

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Henry Starr Biography

Henry Starr, born in Indian Territory, Oklahoma, on December 2, 1873, had largely Cherokee blood running in his veins as well as a family history of banditry. However he expired robbing a bank, using the differentiation of having robbed more banks and netted more cash than all another Old West ...

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Mohamed ElBaradei Biography

He returned to his home country and protested the regime of Hosni Mubarak, and contains been regarded as a top figure following the ouster of Mohamed Morsi. International leader Mohamed Mustafa ElBaradei was born on June 17, 1942, in Cairo, Egypt, and finally studied law as his dad Mostafa had. ...

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J. Howard Marshall II Biography

J. Howard Marshall II was born on January 24, 1905, in Germantown, Pennsylvania. He worked for the U.S. Government after graduating from Yale Law School in 1931, subsequently amassed a private fortune as an executive for several oil companies. Marshall wed Playboy Playmate Anna Nicole Smith just before his passing ...

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Theodosius II Biography

During his reign, the empire protected itself against strikes directed by Attila the Hun. Theodosius also manage a compilation of Roman laws. Constantinople was the seat of the Eastern Roman Empire (also called the Byzantine Empire) and Theodosius’s dad, Arcadius, was its emperor. Following Arcadius’s departure in 408, Theodosius became ...

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Pope Leo IX Biography

He planned to remove what he considered were the Church’s evils: clerical union, simony and lay investiture. He directed a papal army to banish the Normans in 1053, and was caught by them and held captive for nine months. He died soon after he returned to Rome, on April 19, ...

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Trayvon Martin Biography

Zimmerman’s arrest triggered a national debate over racial profiling as well as the function of armed neighborhood watch members in law enforcement. On July 13, 2013, a jury acquitted Zimmerman of homicide. His parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, divorced four years after. Trayvon Martin attended public schools in Florida, ...

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William H. Johnson Biography

After graduating, Johnson went to Paris, traveled throughout Europe and was exposed to new forms of artistic creations and artists. Upon his return to America, Johnson used a simple type of painting in conjunction with what was considered a “folk” style, using of vibrant colours and two-dimensional figures. He spent ...

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Augustus Juilliard Biography

Juilliard was 83 years old when he died in Nyc on April 25, 1919. He surprised many having a will that left most of his substantial estate to the basis for music education, which resulted in the establishment of the renowned Juilliard School. After reaching their adopted nation, the Juilliard ...

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