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 ..
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 ..
1857 – Born on February 25th in St. John’s, Newfoundland (Canada). Canadian leader of the Liberal Party in Newfoundland and prime minister of the British colony. 1882 – Bond was elected to the Newfoundland House of Assembly. 1884-1889 – He became speaker and colonial secretary in the Liberal ministry. 1900 – As prime minister of ..
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 ..
1881 – Born on June 19th in New York City. The flamboyant mayor of New York City (1925–32), a frequenter of Broadway theatre and the upper-class speakeasies, such as the Central Park Casino. His administration was marred by corruption. 1904 – The son of Irish Catholic immigrants who lived in New York’s Greenwich Village, Walker ..
1961 – Was born in Sydney on the 21st of July. 1984-1986 – He was an official with the Commonwealth Bank Employees Union. – He then worked as an adviser to Senator Graham Richardson who held the portfolios of environment and social security in the Hawke and Keating federal governments. 1991 – Was ..