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Winston Churchill – British prime minister

Winston Churchill - British prime minister

Winston Churchill – British prime minister

Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War II. He was one of the greatest public speakers of his time and Nobel laureate for literature.
Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born on November 30, 1874, in Oxfordshire, England. He was the eldest son of Lord Randolph Churchill, a Tory Democrat who achieved early success as a rebel in his party. His mother was Jenny Jerome, the beautiful and talented daughter of Leonard Jerome, a New York businessman.
He studied at Harrow and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst.
In 1895 Churchill entered the British Army. In 1899 he joined the Conservatives, a British political party. His political career began as a member of the House of Commons in 1900.
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David Bowie – person of great talent

David Bowie – person of great talent

David Bowie – person of great talent

English singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, painter and actor David Bowie was born on January 8, 1947. His real name is David Robert Jones. His work had an enormous influence on the generations, and his images are real works of art. Bowie was known and loved throughout the world. Until the end of his life, he belonged to the music and recorded albums. Bowie is considered to be an innovator, particularly for his work of the 1970s. He has influenced many musicians, was known for his distinctive voice and the intellectual depth of created works.
Bowie died from liver cancer in his New York City apartment on January 10, 2016, two days after his 69th birthday and the release of the album Blackstar.
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Leonardo da Vinci – Man of Great Wisdom

Leonardo da Vinci – Man of Great Wisdom

Leonardo da Vinci – Man of Great Wisdom

Outstanding Italian artist, scientist, engineer and anatomist, one of the prominent members of the arts and sciences of the Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci was born in 1452 in the village near the town of Vinci. In addition to world renowned paintings and sculptures, Leonardo left behind manuscripts in many areas of knowledge. He studied mathematics, hydromechanics, geology and physical geography, meteorology, chemistry, astronomy, botany, anatomy and physiology of humans and animals. His work had a strong influence on artists throughout Europe, and his scientific ideas were centuries ahead of their time.
Leonardo lived with his father in Florence. Over the years, he bad four step mothers and eleven stepsisters and stepbrothers. At the age of 15, Leonardo went to work with a famous artist. By 20, he was a master painter. Leonardo was so talented that one day one of his teachers threw down his brushes and never painted again.
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