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June 29, 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
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.
Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer, Model, Singer / 1974 -
Victoria Beckham is a fashion designer and singer chiefly known for her work with the Spice Girls and for being the wife of soccer star David Beckham.
October 27, 2011 by Leila Taha
Another campaign season, another bizarre political ad. Already an unorthodox candidate (he was CEO of Godfather's Pizza for 10 years), Republican presidential hopeful...also in this article
April 5, 2012 by Josh Mapesalso in this article
October 7, 2011 by Leila Taha
Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was one of three women awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today. Elected in November 2005, Johnson Sirleaf is the first female...also in this article
Prime Minister / 1917 - 1984
Indira Gandhi was India's third prime minister, serving from 1966 until 1984, when her life ended in assassination. She was the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first prime minister.