Encyclopaedia Britannica profiles the gangsters, humanitarians, pioneers, pirates, politicians, traitors, and other interesting figures who have left their mark on history. Who are the heroes and who are the villains? You be the judge. Detailed and Balanced Biographies.
- A Collection That Will Entertain, Educate, and Surprise
- Fascinating Multimedia
- Quick Vocabulary Help
Explore the lives of Gerry Adams, Kofi Annan, Billy the Kid, Osama bin Laden, the Boston Strangler, Julius Caesar, Fidel Castro, Christopher Columbus, Saint Francis of Assisi, Benjamin Franklin, Geronimo, John Gotti, Adolf Hitler, Sherlock Holmes, Judas Iscariot, Michael Jordan, Helen Keller, Martin Luther King, Jr., Florence Nightingale, Odysseus, Popeye, Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, Woodrow Wilson, and many others.
Witness the landing of the first man on the Moon. Watch sports hero Jackie Robinson in action. Learn about the life and times of Winston Churchill, Marie Curie, Leif Eriksson, Alger Hiss, and many others. Engaging multimedia plus more than 480 photos, images, and maps accompany the articles.
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