Pierre de Coubertin

Pierre de Coubertin : biography 01 January 1863 - 02 September 1937 Following the Congress, the institutions created there began to be formalised into the...

Pierre de Coubertin

Pierre de Coubertin : biography 01 January 1863 - 02 September 1937 Coubertin's advocacy for the Games centred on a number of ideals about sport....

Pierre de Coubertin

Pierre de Coubertin : biography 01 January 1863 - 02 September 1937 Unfortunately for Coubertin, his efforts to incorporate more physical education into French schools...

Paweł Jasienica

Paweł Jasienica : biography 10 November 1909 - 19 August 1970 Paweł Jasienica was the pen name of Leon Lech Beynar (10 November...

Paweł Jasienica

Paweł Jasienica : biography 10 November 1909 - 19 August 1970 Post-war After recovering from his wounds in 1945, Beynar decided to leave the resistance,...

Paweł Jasienica

Paweł Jasienica : biography 10 November 1909 - 19 August 1970 Work Jasienica book publishing begun with a historical book, Zygmunt August na ziemiach dawnego...

Suetonius

Suetonius : biography - The two last works were written in Greek. They apparently survive in part in the form of extracts in...

Suetonius

Suetonius : biography - Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus, commonly known as Suetonius (c. 69 – after 122), was a Roman historian belonging...

Thor Heyerdahl

Thor Heyerdahl : biography October 6, 1914 - April 18, 2002 Anthropologist Robert Carl Suggs included a chapter titled "The Kon-Tiki Myth" in his book...

Thor Heyerdahl

Thor Heyerdahl : biography October 6, 1914 - April 18, 2002 Thor Heyerdahl (October 6, 1914 – April 18, 2002) was a Norwegian...