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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.
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Educator, Civil Rights Activist / 1856 - 1915
Educator Booker T. Washington was one of the foremost African-American leaders of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, founding the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, now known as Tuskegee University.
Environmental Activist, Warrior, Governor, U.S. President / 1858 - 1919
A New York governor who became the 26th U.S. president, Theodore Roosevelt is remembered for his foreign policy, corporate reforms and ecological preservation.
March 14, 2013 by Thad Morgan
It’s time for Irish heritage to take the spotlight once again with the arrival of St. Patrick’s Day. Partakers in the luckiest day of the year will break out the...
Guest ContributorFebruary 18, 2013 by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy
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Diplomat, U.S. President, U.S. Vice President, U.S. Representative / 1924 -
The 41st president of the United States, George H.W. Bush served as vice president under Ronald Reagan. He is the father of George W. Bush, the 43rd president.
General, U.S. President, Journalist / 1890 - 1969
Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president of the United States, promoted Atoms for Peace at the United Nations General Assembly in order to ease Cold War tensions.
Lawyer, U.S. President, U.S. Representative / 1961 -
Barack Obama is the 44th and current president of the United States, and the first African American to serve as U.S. president. First elected to the presidency in 2008, he won a second term in 2012.
March 11, 2013 by Andrew Cannizzaro
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...
Guest ContributorFebruary 15, 2013 by Gerit Quealy
I’d never heard of Madam C.J. Walker until relatively recently. But if I’d known a black woman became a multimillionaire at the turn of the 20th century from a haircare...also in this article
Civil Rights Activist, Entrepreneur / 1867 - 1919
Madam C.J. Walker was the first American woman to become a self-made millionaire. Her business was worth more than $1 million at the time of her death.