1514 – He was born on the 31st day of Decmber this year in Brussels. 1528 – He entered the University of Leuven (Pedagogium Castrensis) taking arts, but when his father was appointed as the Valet de Chambre in 1532, he decided to pursue a career in medicine at the University of Paris, where ..
1925 – Born on October 3rd in West Point, New York. 1943-1946 – Served the United States Army as an Army Reserve. – Wrote the novels Williwaw, The City and the Pillar, Julian, Washington, D.C., Myra Breckenridge, Burr, 1876, Creation, Lincoln, Empire, Hollywood, Live from Golgotha, The Smithsonian Institution and The Golden Age. ..
US biographer and critic wrote biography "Benjamin Franklin" 1938 (Pulitzer Prize for biography 1939) brother of Mark Van Doren 2.8 / 5 ( ..
1936 – He was born on the 28th day of March this year in Arequipa. He spent his childhood with his mother in Cochabamba, Bolivia, obtaining his early education at the local Colegio La Salle. During the government of José Luis Bustamante y Rivero, his grandfather obtained an important political post in the Peruvian city ..
1949 – He was born on the 18th day of June this year in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 1967 – In the fall of this year, he went to the University of Michigan majoring sculpture. 1972 – He graduated and went to graduate school at the Rhode Island School of Design to continue ..
Spanish Basque author and philosopher 3 / 5 ( ..
1885 – Louis Untenmeyer, born on the 1st of October in New York City. He was an American author, poet, anthologist, and editor. 1906 – He married Jean Starr. 1911 – He was the author or editor of close to 100 books. Many of them and his other memorabilia are preserved in a special section ..
1920 – Born on June 20th in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Nigerian author of richly inventive fantasies. 1939 – He worked as a blacksmith and at other jobs until his first novel was published. – He was influenced by D.O. Fagunwa, a Nigerian author who wrote similar folk fantasies earlier in Yoruba. 1952 – He ..
English rebel leader and spokesman of Peasant's Revolt 1381 killed 2 / 5 (..
1912 – She was born on the 30th day of January this year in New York, New York, USA. 1933 – Tuchman was the daughter of the banker Maurice Wertheim and granddaughter of Henry Morgenthau Sr., Woodrow Wilson’s Ambassador to Turkey. She received her BA from Radcliffe College in this year, and worked as ..