domingo, agosto 01, 2010

Napoleon / 15 Ago 1769 / France

Napoleón derrotado por los aliados en la batalla de Waterloo. Nació el 15 de agosto de 1769 en Ajaccio (Córcega) y recibió el nombre de Napoleone.
Hijo de Carlos Bonaparte, un abogado que luchó por la independencia de Córcega y Letizia Ramolino.
Su formación en Brienne y en la Escuela Militar de París estuvo subvencionada por el rey Luis XVI.
Fue teniente en un regimiento de artillería y durante la Revolución Francesa fue teniente coronel de la Guardia Nacional corsa (1791); sin embargo, cuando Córcega declaró su independencia en 1793, Bonaparte, decididamente partidario del régimen republicano, huyó a Francia con su familia. Leer más

jueves, julio 01, 2010

Tom Cruise / United States

July 3
Tom Cruise
(1962-) United States
Born in Syracuse, New York, and raised in New Jersey, Tom Cruise was launched after his small but memorable role in 'Risky Business' (1983). Mega stardom followed with 'Rain Man' (1988), 'A Few Good Men' (1992) and 'Mission: Impossible 2' (2000). Cruise and Katie Holmes expect a child and plan to marry.
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viernes, junio 04, 2010

100 portaits * Cassius Clay

Muhammad Ali * USA
United States of America

Ali was a three-time heavyweight World Champion in boxing. Born Cassius Clay, he changed his name to Muhammad Ali after joining the Nation of Islam.

Date: 1967.
Ira Rosenberg.

100 Portraits of
ICONIC People of all times

jueves, junio 03, 2010

Tom Cruise / 03 July 1962 / United States

July 3
Tom Cruise
(1962-) United States
Born in Syracuse, New York, and raised in New Jersey, Tom Cruise was launched after his small but memorable role in 'Risky Business' (1983). Mega stardom followed with 'Rain Man' (1988), 'A Few Good Men' (1992) and 'Mission: Impossible 2' (2000). Cruise and Katie Holmes expect a child and plan to marry.
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martes, junio 01, 2010

Resources * Biographies

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Short Biographies - Biographies of famous men and women from around the world.
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