Benjamin Solomon Carson, Sr., best known as Ben Carson, is a candidate for the 2016 presidential election in the United States. He is a retired neurosurgeon, and has worked in a number of capacities, including that of a surgeon, professor, and co-director of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. As a surgeon, he once performed an ..
Lewis M. Eisenberg – Was a partner of Goldman Sachs & Co. Lewis Eisenberg has a long history in the financial industry and American politics. Lewis has made important contributions to the American economy as an entrepreneur, as well as through his civic leadership as Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New ..
Rand Paul may just be one of the most elusive politicians in recent memory! Although he is often at the forefront of headlines when he publicizes his statements, not much is know about the personal life, hobbies or quirks of this politician. In 2013, however, Rand Paul did an interview with Harry Binswager of Vogue ..
Vladimir Putin may be the president of Russia, but there are many things that people—even his own citizens—do not know about him. Putin, who has been the acting President of Russia since the year 2000, is well known for some rather strange personal hobbies and characteristics; but there is still much about Putin’s personal life ..
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Richard Sharp was once described as being possibly the most popular man living in Regency London. He rose from the ranks of being a humble hatter to becoming a prosperous merchant, poet, critic and a ‘force for change’. He achieved dizzying success in numerous areas of his life and counted among his personal friends most ..
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1827 – Born on October 14th in York, Yorkshire, England. British lawyer, journalist, politician, and cabinet member in five British Liberal governments. 1854 – Harcourt briefly taught international law at the University of Cambridge. 1868 – Entered the House of Commons. 1873-1874 – Harcourt served Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone as solicitor general. ..
1818 – Born on September 12th in Castle Leathers, Inverness County, Scotland. Scottish-born politician and railway builder who served as Canadian minister of the interior. 1835 – Macpherson emigrated from Scotland to Montreal, where he amassed a large fortune in shipping. 1853 – He moved to Toronto and obtained a contract to build a railway ..
1804 – he was born in his father’s Salish (or Flathead) tribe, and was given the name Washakie when he joined his mother’s Shoshone tribe. Shortly after his birth in Montana’s Bitterroot Mountains, he was named Pinquana ["Sweet Smelling"] 1810’s – When Washakie was a small child, his father was killed during a Blackfoot ..