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Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus- Genoan Navigator (1451-1506) Navigator Christopher Columbus was convinced of the existence of a westward sea route to the Spice Islands of the East Indies and spent 10 years seeking backing for an Atlantic...

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Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa – Missionary (1910-1997) Ibanian-born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu went to Ireland to join the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary when she was just 18. It was here she took the name Teresa, for Little Teresa of...

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Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton – American First Lady, Senator (1947- ) Mary Rodham Clinton became involved in politics at a young age, and headed a chapter of the Young Republicans while attending Wellesley College in the 1960s. She...

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Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton 42nd U.S. President (1946- ) William Jefferson Clinton was inspired to enter politics when, as a delegate to Boy’s Nation, he met John F. Kennedy. Born in Arkansas, he served several terms as governor there...

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Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin – English-born Actor (1889-1977) The son of music-hall performers from London, Charlie Chaplin moved to the United States in 1910 as part of a music-hall troupe. Entering the fledgling movie business four...

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