Flashcards in Important People Deck (27):
Samuel F.B. Morse
Invented the telegraph; Morse code
Rivalry with Tesla regarding patent for the Radio
Invented the light bulb, Phonograph and motion camera
The Picts were a tribal confederation of peoples who lived in what is today eastern and northern Scotland during the Late Iron Age and Early Medieval periods
The Sumerians were the very first people to settle into Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq) around 4800 BC marking the emergence of the first human civilization.
Main character in The Story of the Grail (French) where Perceval sought the Holy Grail
Lazarus of Bethany, also known as Saint Lazarus or Lazarus of the Four Days, is the subject of a prominent miracle of Jesus in the Gospel of John, in which Jesus restores him to life four days after his death
Karl Marx was a German philosopher, economist, historian, political theorist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist.
Wrote the political treatise "Das Kapital"
Alexis De Tocqueville
was a French diplomat, political scientist, and historian
Wrote the political treatise "Democracy in America"
was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style
was a French post-Impressionist painter and draftsman. He is noted for his innovative use of drawing media and for devising the painting techniques known as chromoluminarism and pointillism
Hồ Chí Minh
was a Vietnamese Communist revolutionary leader
was the 124th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession
was an Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier, musician, and artist who also wrote a famous autobiography and poetry. He was one of the most important artists of Mannerism
Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss
was a German mathematician and physicist who made significant contributions to many fields, including number theory
was an ancient Chinese philosopher and writer. He is the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching, the founder of philosophical Taoism, and a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
was a German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet, philologist, and a Latin and Greek scholar whose work has exerted a profound influence on Western philosophy and modern intellectual history
John Stuart Mill
was a British philosopher, political economist and civil servant. One of the most influential thinkers in the history of liberalism, he contributed widely to social theory, political theory and political economy.
in some older texts Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, was an English philosopher who is considered one of the founders of modern political philosophy
John Jacques Rousseau
Emile, or On Education or Émile, or Treatise on Education is a treatise on the nature of education and on the nature of man written by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
was a composer from Austria
The Marriage of Figaro
was a composer from
was a composer from Italy
composed Four Seasons
was a composer from Austria