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People Who Changed The World - Rodney Castleden

People Who Changed The World

Author Rodney Castleden

  • Published: 2010-10-29
  • Category: World
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Description

Some people in history seem to have been born to transform the world. Each person in this book made a totally original and individual contribution which had a significant long term impact on the world. His or her actions had a lasting effect on a great many lives at a profound level, which makes it a most compelling read.

CONTENTS:
PART ONE: THE ANCIENT WORLD including Moses, Pythagoras, Buddha, Confucius, Plato, Aristotle, Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Jesus Christ, Attila the Hun.
PART TWO: MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE including Mohammed, William the Conqueror, Genghis Khan, Marco Polo Leonardo da Vinci, William Shakespeare
PART THREE:THE ENLIGHTENED WOLRD including Cardinal Richelieu, Oliver Cromwell, Isaac Newton, James Cook, George Washington, Mozart, Horatio Nelson.
PART FOUR: THE NINETEENTH CENTURY including Napoleon, Duke of Wellington, Beethoven, Abraham Lincoln, Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens,  Karl Marx, Tolstoy, Thomas Edison, Oscar Wilde PART FIVE: THE MODERN WORLD including Sigmund Freud, Frank Lloyd Wright, Gandhi,  Lenin, Churchill, Einstein, Picasso, Hitler, Walt Disney, John F Kennedy, Nelson Mandela, Marilyn Monroe, Fidel Castro,  Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Bill Gates, Tim Berners-Lee, Osama Bin Laden. 

Top Customer Reviews

  • No Prophet Mohammed? (SAW)

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    From n3had
    I don't see the name of Prophet Muhammed on the list... How can you write a book about people who changed the world without putting the man who is followed by a billion worldwide...