Rabindranath Tagore, first Asian to receive Nobel Prize in Literature

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War correspondent by telegraph

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Software and Corporation that change the computer world

In 1975, in Seattle, WA, USA, two Americans, William Henry “Bill” Gates III, age 19, and Paul Gardner Allen, age 22, developed a program for the Altair 8800 personal computer to understand software written in the BASIC computer language. Continue reading

The First Dentistry Textbook

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Free dispensary for the poor

Paris, France in 1635, physician to King Louis XIII and a journalist by the name of Theophraste Renaudot, opened the first free dispensary for the poor and also became the first director of it too. Theophraste Renaudot a few years earlier in 1930 founded the first medical advisory clinic.

Date:
      1635
Name(s):
      Theophraste Renaudot
Occupation:
      Physician and Journalist
Location:
      Paris, France


Additional Information:

  • Théophraste Renaudot – Wikipedia
    Théophraste Renaudot (1586 – 25 October 1653) was a French physician, philanthropist, and journalist. Mark Tungate has termed him the “first French journalist” and the “inventor of the personal ad”.[1]
  • Theophraste Renaudot | French journalist | Britannica.com
    Théophraste Renaudot, (born 1586?, Loudun, France—died Oct. 25, 1653, Paris), physician and social-service administrator who, as the founder of France’s first newspaper, is considered the father of French journalism.

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Henri Becquerel

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Fireproofing Ones Home in Ancient Rome

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Alexis Carrel, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

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