In the year 1860, the Republican Party in the United States had to select their presidential nominee. Everyone thought that William Seward—the senator from New York—would win the nomination with ease. He was the most popular candidate by far. There were a few other candidates too. Notable amongst them were Edward Bates of Missouri and [...]
Colin Chapman was an engineer, businessman and entrepreneur, who is responsible for founding the principles that govern high performance cars today. He took risks, pushed his cars and employees to the limit and came out on top through constant innovation.
Swami Vivekananda was an Indian spiritual leader who founded the Ramkrishna mission to spread knowledge to bolster the poor and neglected communities of India to improve their conditions. He is remembered for his speech at the Parliament of Religions and gained fame as ‘Messenger of Indian wisdom to the Western World’.
Born into the unforgiving time of the Nazi command, Audrey Hepburn was faced with challenges that put her day-to-day survival at stake. But she tackled them gracefully, and her brave personality helped her transform into one of the most unconventionally beautiful actresses.
Elon Musk is a billionaire entrepreneur who revolutionized four industries with his informed risk-taking tendencies and confidence even in the bleakest of times.
Ferrucio Lamborghini was an Italian engineer and entrepreneur. He started an eponymous brand of tractors that soon became regular fixtures in every farm of Italy. After trying his hand at heating and air-conditioning systems, he ventured into sports cars, the brand that he is most famous for today. Having seen a gap for an even better high performance car, Lamborghini built cars that could rival the best of the best. Today, the brand has generated more than 470 million euros in business and considered emblems of comfort, power and luxury
Rivaldo is considered one of the greatest Brazilian footballers of all time. However, football wasn’t the profession fate had chosen for him when he was a child. This is how his passion made him the known name that he is now in this sport.
Everyone knows Branson as the billionaire entrepreneur who runs 150 companies under the banner of his company Virgin. Getting there took passion, curiosity – and turning his dyslexia into an insignificant thing of the past.
Michael Dell started his company at 19, with 1000$ in hand. Read on about how he revolutionized the computer industry!
Kids from all over the world owe it to J K Rowling, the British Novelist, for creating the magic world of Harry Potter’s. But Rowling had weaved the fantasies of this colorful world of magic during the darkest period of her life.