Fascinating people making headlines.
Kim Gilmore is Historian and Director of Corporate Outreach at A+E Networks. Her favorite people featured on the BIO website are Frederick Douglass, Pocahontas and F. Scott Fitzgerald.
April 17, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
Readers throughout the world have learned about the horrors of the Holocaust by reading The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank. Written in a personal style, almost...
October 18, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
"I am Dracula...I bid you welcome."
Bela Lugosi, the Hungarian-born actor, became Dracula in the eyes of moviegoers through infamous lines like these. Lugosi's...
September 5, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
The man who became known as “Freddie Mercury” was born in Stone Town, Zanzibar (later Tanzania), on September 5, 1946. As lead vocalist for the rock band Queen,...
July 17, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
“As I have said, the first thing is to be honest with yourself. You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself... Great peacemakers are...also in this article
Civil Rights Activist, World Leader, Journalist / 1918 -
Nelson Mandela became the first black president of South Africa in 1994. A symbol of global peacemaking, he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.
May 28, 2012 by Kim Gilmore
The producers at BIO.com review hundreds of photos of famous figures each week, from award-winning actors and popular singers, to headliners and scandal-makers...also in this article