Benjamin Franklin – a keen observer of human behavior known to be innovative and unhesitant – was considered almost equal to the great Leonardo da Vinci himself. The Renaissance spirit lived in him and Franklin was extremely good at being an inventor, scientist, scholar, politician, author, and businessman.
Eric Arthur Blair, famous with his pen name George Orwell was born in Bengal, India in the year 1903. He was a prominent novelist, critic, occasional poet, essayist and journalist known for his works “Animal Farm” and “Nineteen Eighty-four”.
Charles Dickens, one of the most acknowledged and a prolific writer of the Victorian Era has probably given more to literature than anyone during that period. His remarkable portrayal of characters, grip on the issues of the age, precise knowledge about the class bias and excellent usage of prose is […]
George Bernard Shaw, born in Dublin in the year 1856, was an Irish playwright, arts reviewer, journalist, photographer, and public speaker. His father, George Carr Shaw was an alcoholic merchant and mother, Lucinda Elizabeth Shaw was a singer.
Theodor Seuss Geisel, popularly known as Dr. Seuss was an unyielding personality who witnessed World War I & II, the death of his first wife, and never became a biological Father; but all these cruel and unfortunate predicaments never did flutter his zeal to produce entertaining books for children.
The “Bard of Avon” William Shakespeare is an eminent figure in literature known for his plays, poetry and acting. There is no documented evidence about the exact date of birth of Shakespeare; however it is recorded that he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon, England on April 26, 1564.