Paul Signac Biography

He started his artistic career in 1880 after seeing an exhibit of Monet’s work. A camaraderie with Neo-Impressionist painter Georges Seurat led him to embrace the newest Divisionist style in such works as “The Dining Room,” “Women in the Well” and several seascapes of the French shore. Signac was dedicated ...

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Linda Martell Biography

Produced in South Carolina in 1941, Linda Martell started singing in church at age 5. Brought to country music in a young age, as well as blues, jazz and R&B, Martell got her big break in 1969, when a sensational performance at the Charleston Air Force Base got her a ...

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John Wooden Biography

Produced on October 14, 1910, in Hall, Indiana, John Wooden became an All American guard at Purdue University. The very first individual to be inducted to the Basketball Hall of Fame as a player and trainer, Wooden perished in La on June 4, 2010. Basketball coach John Robert Wooden was born ...

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Alex Ovechkin Biography

The son of well-known Soviet age-sportsmen, Alex Ovechkin was born on September 17, 1985, in Moscow. He is the son of well known Soviet-age sportsmen. His mom, Tatyana, excelled at basketball and was a two time Olympic gold medalist. Ovechkin’s youth was shaped by modesty. Not long after his arrival, he moved ...

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Jane Bolin Biography

She served on the Family Court bench for four decades, advocating for kids and families via external associations at the same time. Her dad was an attorney who headed the Dutchess County Bar Association and cared for the household after his own wife’s sickness and passing, which happened when Bolin was ...

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Tintoretto Biography

Tintoretto was born Jacopo Robusti in Venice, Italy, circa 1518. His vocation as an expert artist ran from the 1530s until his death in 1594. He became known as among the 16th century’s masters of Venetian painting. His fashion was sensational and advanced, and his oeuvre contains many spiritual pictures ...

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Henrietta Lacks Biography

Cells gotten from her body without her knowledge were used to form the HeLa cell line, which continues to be used widely in medical research since that point. Lacks’s case has started legal and ethical arguments on the rights of a person to their genetic material and tissue. At some stage, ...

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Marina Oswald Porter Biography

In 1961, she met and married Lee Harvey Oswald, an American who’d deserted to the Soviet Union. She came to America with him the next year, and was still wed to Oswald when he supposedly assassinated President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Afterwards, Marina wed again and became ...

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Floyd Mann Biography

The Freedom Rides’ attempts to desegregate interstate journey was met with savage violence, and Mann jumped to the fray to protect riders during the 1960 strike in Montgomery. Doing after university work, he expired on January 12, 1996. Mann wed Grace Doss of Texas in the fall of 1944. Near the end ...

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Charles I Biography

His reign was marked by religious and political strife that resulted in civil war. The opposing force, headed by Oliver Cromwell, got the better of Charles’s royalist forces along with the king was beheaded in London, England, on January 30, 1649. He was the 2nd son born to James VI of ...

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