• 1000 Years of Famous People by

1000 Years of Famous People by

Title:1000 Years of Famous People by
Publisher:Pan Macmillan
ISBN 10:0753407698
ISBN 13:9780753407691
Number of Pages:256
Year Published:

Book Summary

This is a comprehensive look at the famous and the notorious, their achievements and the legacies they have left humankind. Organized by theme - explorers, inventors, leaders, artists, sportspeople, musicians, politicians, scientists, writers, reformers etc - each chapter looks at the famous figures pre-1000 AD to put the rest of the chapter in its historical context. Each entry gives the facts about the life and works of a key figure who helped to shape the last 1000 years.As well as basic biographies outlining where these people lived, the time they lived in, their work and accomplishmenmts, the book contains extra information and quirky details about them. Below each entry is a list of inventors' inventions, the actors' and actresses' notable films, the artists' major works etc.

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