Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte (French: [napoleɔ̃ bɔnɑpaʁt]; 15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. Continue reading

Scientists in the Armed Forces

Scientists were members French Army's Commission of Science and Arts under Napoleon Bonaparte that conquered Egypt in 1798. Continue reading

Modern university in the Caribbean

The University of the West Indies, is a modern university in the Caribbean, founded in Jamaica in 1949. Continue reading

Leon Battista Alberti

Leon Battista Alberti (Italian: [leˈom batˈtista alˈbɛrti]; February 18, 1404 – April 25, 1472) was an Italian humanist author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher and cryptographer; he epitomised the Renaissance Man. Continue reading

Sao Paulo Modern Art Week

The first Modern Art Festival in South America was Sao Paulo Modern Art Week, held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in February 1922. Continue reading

Modern treatise on geography

The Italian architect and mathematician Leon Battista Alberti wrote the modern treatise on geography circa 1440. Continue reading

Shmuel Yosef Agnon, first Middle Easterner to receive Nobel Prize in Literature

First Middle East presented the Nobel Prize in Literature was in 1966
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