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10 Interesting Facts about Umberto Boccioni

10 Interesting Facts about Umberto Boccioni
One of these following facts about Umberto Boccioni might probably give you much information about him. Umberto Boccioni, as you know, was an influential Italian painter and sculptor. Despite his short life, his approach to the dynamism of form and the deconstruction of solid mass guided artists long after his death. His works are held by many public art museums, and in 1988 the Museum of Modern Art in New York organized a major retrospective of  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Ulrich Zwingli

10 Interesting Facts about Ulrich Zwingli
One of these following facts about Ulrich Zwingli might probably let you know more about him. As some people know, he was a leader of Reformation in Switzerland. He was born during a time of emerging Swiss patriotism and increasing criticism of the Swiss mercenary system. He attended the University of Vienna and the University of Basel, a scholarly center of humanism. He continued his studies while he served as a pastor in Glarus and later in Einsideln,  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Ulysses S. Grant

10 Interesting Facts about Ulysses S. Grant
These following facts about Ulysses S. Grant will probably make you feel admired about him. If you want to know what kind of person he was during his life, or what activity he did, or anything else, then this article would be really interesting for you to read. Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th President of the United States following his successful role as a general in the second half of the Civil War. Under Grant, the Union Army defeated the Confederate  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Yoshiko Uchida

10 Interesting Facts about Yoshiko Uchida
One of these following facts about Yoshiko Uchida might probably let you know more about her. As some people know, she was a Japanese American writer who was born into Japanese immigrant family and grew up in California, United States. Uchida was one of 120,000 Japanese Americans sent to internment camps during World War II. Her early books for children were retellings of Japanese folk tales, most of which were unknown to American readers. She has  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Voltaire

10 Interesting Facts about Voltaire
One of these following facts about Voltaire might probably be interesting for you to read. Voltaire was a French Englightenment writer, historian and philosopher famous for his wit, his attacks on the established Catholic Church, and his advocacy of freedom of religion, freedom of expression and separation of church and state. Voltaire was a versatile writer, producing works in almost every literary form, including plays, poems, novels, essays, and  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Vladimir Lenin

10 Interesting Facts about Vladimir Lenin
One of these following facts about Vladimir Lenin might have been really interesting for you to read. He was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He served also as the leader of the Russion SFSR from 1917, and then concurrently as Premier of the Soviet Union from 1922, until his death. Politically a Marxist, his theoretical contributions to Marxist thought are known as Leninism, which coupled with Marxian economic  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Vlad the Impaler

10 Interesting Facts about Vlad the Impaler
Those who really love to read about Dracula might have considered one of these following facts about Vlad the Impaler interesting to read. Vlad the Impaler was a name dubbed posthumously. His original name was Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia, a member of the House of Draculesti, a branch of the House of Basarab, also known by his patronymic name: Dracula. Vlad III was a three-time Voivode of Wallachia, rulling mainly 1456 to 1462, the period of the  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Vladimir Putin

10 Interesting Facts about Vladimir Putin
One of these following facts about Vladimir Putin might have been really interesting for you to read. As you know, Vladimir Putin is a Russian politician who has been the President of Russia since May 2012. He previously served as President from 2000 to 2007, and as Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012. During that last term, he was also the Chairman of the United Russia. For 16 years Putin served as an officer in  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Vivien Thomas

10 Interesting Facts about Vivien Thomas
Some of you might consider one of these following facts about Vivien Thomas really useful and interesting. As you know, Vivien Thomas was an African-American surgical-technician who developed the procedure used to treat blue baby syndrome in the 1940s. He was an assistant to surgeon Alfred Blalock in Blalock’s experimental animal laboratory at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and later at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore,  Read More ... »

10 Interesting Facts about Vivienne Westwood

10 Interesting Facts about Vivienne Westwood
If you love to wear or buy branded things, then you should have read one of these following facts about Vivienne Westwood you might consider interesting. Vivienne Westwood is an English fashion designer and businesswoman, largely responsible for bringing modern punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream. Westwood came to public notice when she made clothes for Malcolm McLaren’s boutique in the King’s Road, which became famous as “SEX”.  Read More ... »
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