Fascinating people making headlines.
September 14, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Biography.com's "Week in Review" highlights interesting people who've made the news this past week—thanks to their endeavors, big ideas, triumphs, importance in...also in this article
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor, Producer / 1930 -
Oscar-winning Scottish actor Sean Connery played "007" in the first James Bond spy movies. He also played the Indiane Jones's father in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
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.
March 14, 2013 by Eudie Pak
"May God forgive you for what you have done," the newly ordained Pope Francis said in jest to his fellow cardinals, filling the room with laughter.
For the 1.2...
December 7, 2012 by Thad Morgan
Everyone has certain pop cultural references they associate with Christmas. Whether it’s reading your favorite Christmas tale, singing your favorite carol, or watching...also in this article
February 5, 2013 by Eudie Pak
It's official: Scientists have discovered the bones of King Richard III of England, and this new bust (above) is what he looked like. Impressed?
News of the investigation...
October 31, 2012 by Eudie Pak
There is a way of conjuring up the dead this Halloween—and we're not talking seances or telling ghost stories.
Instead, we at Biography.com have decided to take...also in this article
Lawyer, Governor, Mayor, U.S. President / 1837 - 1908
The 22nd and 24th president, Grover Cleveland is the only POTUS to serve two nonconsecutive terms, as well as the first to be married in the White House.