Born in the 19th Century

Gustave Eiffel

“I ought to be jealous of the tower. She is more famous than I am.” – Gustave Eiffel. Gustave Eiffel…

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Amelia Earhart

“Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to…

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Stan Laurel

“All I know is just how to make people laugh” – Stan Laurel Born on 16 June 1890 in Ulverston,…

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Louis Braille

“Live without seeing, but be what you are.” – Louis Braille Louis Braille Biography Born on 4 January 1809, Louis…

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Ada Lovelace

“The Analytical Engine does not occupy common ground with mere ‘calculating machines.’ It holds a position wholly its own, and…

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Beatrix Potter

 “Thank goodness I was never sent to school; it would have rubbed off some of the originality.” – Beatrix Potter…

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Bertrand Russell

“I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong” – Bertrand Russell Bertrand Russell Biography Bertrand Russell…

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Albert Einstein

“The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” – Albert Einstein Albert Einstein Biography Albert Einstein…

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Rudyard Kipling

“A woman’s guess is much more accurate than a man’s certainty.” – Rudyard Kipling. Rudyard Kipling Biography Joseph Rudyard Kipling…

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Ulysses S Grant

“I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.” – Ulysses S Grant Ulysses S. Grant Biography Born…

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J. Edgar Hoover

“We are a fact-gathering organization only. We don’t clear anybody. We don’t condemn anybody.” – J. Edgar Hoover J. Edgar…

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Oliver Hardy

“That’s another fine mess you’ve gotten me into.” – Oliver Hardy. Oliver Hardy Biography Norvell Hardy was born on 18…

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Charlie Chaplin

“Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself” – Charlie Chaplin. Charlie Chaplin Biography Sir Charles…

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria Biography Archduke Franz Ferdinand Carl Ludwig Joseph Maria was born on 20 November, 1875 in…

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Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony Biography When people think of the rights of women, of the protection of those rights, and of…

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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was a fairly simple man, and with the hindsight of history, some have judged him unfairly, attempting to…

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