Al Zahrawi Biography

Biography Al Zahrawi (Albucasis in the West) lived between 936 and 1013 in Andalusia. He is considered to be among the pioneers of medical surgery in medieval age. His inventions in medical field are still utilised in modern surgery. Abucasis was born in Cordoba (Andalusia) in 936. He is believed to have originated from Al […]

John Locke

John Locke was born in 1632 and he passed away in 1704. He was renowned for his argument that the rights to royalty. He was also famous for his anti-authoritarian theory. He challenged every aspect that there is, with regards to authority. Locke states that the way that the government runs the show is not […]

Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes was a human rights activist and a playwright who constantly led the revolution change against the segregation of the Negro in America. He is considered one of the most influential agitators for change in the social order in the history of activism in America. The poem highlights the plight of the Negro in […]

Zora Neale Hurston

Introduction Zora Neale Hurston was a proclaimed novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist whose artistic contribution in the Harlem renaissance was outstandingly evident. She was the fifth-born child to John Hurston, a Baptist preacher and a carpenter, and Lucy Potts Hurston, a schoolteacher. Zora Neale Hurston was born in Notasulga, Alabama on January 7, 1891. The family […]

Ned Kelly as an Iconic Figure

Introduction The life of Ned Kelly continuously attracts the attention of Australian historians, anthropologists and even sociologists, because to a large extent, this person has become a part of the national culture. This person has become a cultural icon for the struggle against social injustice, oppression, or poverty. He became to be viewed as a […]

Barrack Obama Genogram

Genogram Report Introduction The above pictorial illustrates the genogram of the Barack Obama family. It clearly depicts three generations from grandparents to off springs. This report gives a detailed account of each of Obama’s relation. Third Generation At the top left of the genogram are President Obama’s maternal grandparents, Stanley Armour Dunham and Madelyn Lee […]

William Marion Branham: Highly Gifted Man with Massive Impact to Society

Highly gifted children have the tendency to illustrate asynchronous growth. Since they have high cognitive abilities and high strengths, they experience and interact with others in an exceptional manner. Such children are mostly are acquired because of intensively high scores on an identically scored IQ tests generally above 140 IQ range (Hollenweger, 1972). William Marion […]

Steve Jobs biography

Introduction The phrase “a failure is a man who blundered, but is not able to cash in on the experience” by Elbert Hubbard lingers in many minds as far as finding its implication is concerned. Just like many other quotes associated with Hubbard, it remains immortal due to its relevance over time, beyond many generations […]

Jean Piaget

Jean Piaget was born on August 9, 1896 in Neuchatel Switzerland, son of Arthur a professor of medieval literature Piaget and Rebecca Jackson an intelligent and energetic person. He married and had three children. The birth of his children prompted his interest on what happens in children’s early lives and their later development. His children […]

Carl Jung

Carl Jung’s Background Carl Gustav Jung, a notable Swiss Psychiatrist, was born on the 26th day of July, in the year 1875 in Switzerland near Lake Constance in Kesswill. His father, Paul A. Jung was a protestant church pastor. When he was four years old, the Jung family relocated to Basel (Jung, 1964). Of all […]

Empowerment Through Art: A Biographical Study On Faith Ringgold

Introduction Among all the female African-American artists in the United States, none are as closely attuned to her heritage, identity, sexuality and politics as Faith Ringgold. Challenging traditional moral and philosophical boundaries, she mercilessly reveals her inner narratives entwined with her knowledge and experience of their racial history through unconventional images – that is, as […]

Howard’s Power Play

Juwan Howard, a 6-foot-9-inch, 23-year-old, generous basketball player, had a complete turnaround in his career as a basket-baller in a period of one month. During this time, his worth had increased six fold from $37.5 million to over $200 million. Events leading to this had been initiated by the Bullets signing up the University of […]

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson (JM) was born in 1958 and died in 2009. He was an American pop musician. It is estimated that the singer had undergone about ten plastic surgeries by 1990 to conceal his blotched skin due to vitiligo and lupus (Alfred Publishing et al. 16). In 2003, JM and his siblings said that their […]

Lubna Olayan

Lubna Olayan is one of the most prolific Saudi women of this new age. She was born in August 1955 and of age she has been able to acquire the title “most influential business woman in the middle east of all times”. She acquired this designation whilst working at her father’s company, the Olayan Financial; […]

History of President Eisenhower

Introduction President Eisenhower is one of the most remembered historical figures among all the U.S. presidents, because majority of his promises were action oriented, although like any other leader, he had his own flaws. The president was a great advocator of peace, justice, and desegregation; practices the former American presidents failed to provide workable solutions […]

Domingo Faustino Sarmiento

Introduction Domingo Faustino Sarmiento is a key figure in the history of Latin-American literature. Apart from his contribution to literature, Sarmiento is also a key figure in the social and political history of Argentina. In the nineteenth century, Sarmiento took up several political roles in his country and eventually became Argentina’s president in 1865. Some […]

Otto Von Bismarck

Background The status-quo that Germany was wallowing in and which was established by Metternich came to an end with the revolution that began in 1848. There was great need to have a strong and unified nation which would offer the kind of leadership that the region demanded. After the revolution, instead of Prussia and Austria […]

Biography: Paul Samuelson

  Overview Paul Samuelson has awed people through his works in economics. Before 1930s, presentation of economics was in the form of diagrammatic models and verbal explanations. Samuelson introduced mathematical analysis and different methodologies (theories). For these reasons, he is highly valued for raising economic science to the next level. This explains why his works […]

Steve Paul Jobs

In his book Business Ethics: A Case Study Approach, Stephen Henn stated that the most important qualities of a successful business leader include the ability to realize the potential of the employees to its fullest and create the environment for their engagement into the self, social and societal spheres. However, combining the ethical responsibilities with […]

Colin Powell Biography

Colin Luther Powell is a retired four-star general in the United States Army and a United States statesman. From 2001 to 2Colin Luther Powell is a retired four-star general in the United States Army and a United States statesman. From 2001 to 2005 he was serving under President George W. Bush as the 65th United States […]

Conrad Hilton: Understanding the Hotelier & his Contributions to the Hospitality Industry

Scholars and practitioners are in agreement that the modern hotel and hospitality industry would not have attained its present status had it not been for the dedicated and passionate contribution of a number of its founders, one of them going by the name of Conrad Hilton. Indeed, Conrad is perceived by many renowned hoteliers of […]