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30 Fun And Interesting Facts About Laozi

Laozi was an ancient Chinese philosopher and writer. He is the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching, the founder of philosophical Taoism, and a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions. Take a look below for 30 more fun and interesting facts about Laozi. 1. A semi-legendary figure, Laozi was usually portrayed as…

30 Interesting And Bizarre Facts About Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake was an English sea captain, privateer, slave trader, naval officer, and explorer of the Elizabethan era. Drake carried out the second circumnavigation of the world in a single expedition, from 1577 to 1580, and was the first to complete the voyage as captain while leading the expedition throughout the entire circumnavigation. Take…

30 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Alfred The Great

Alfred the Great was King of Wessex from 871 to 899. Alfred was the youngest son of King Ethelwulf of Wessex. His father died when he was young and three of Alfred’s brothers reigned in turn. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and awesome facts about Alfred the Great. 1. Taking the throne…

30 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structure, 532 of which were completed. Wright believed in designing structures that were in harmony with humanity and its environment, a philosophy he called organic architecture. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and awesome facts about…

25 Interesting And Bizarre Facts About Imhotep

Imhotep was an Egyptian chancellor to the pharaoh Djoser, probably architect of the step pyramid, and high priest of the Sun god Ra at Heliopolis. Very little is known of Imhotep as a historical figure, but in the 3000 years following his death, he was gradually glorified and deified. Take a look below for 25…

26 Fun And Interesting Facts About Donatello

Donato di Niccolo di Betto Bardi, better known as Donatello, was an Italian Renaissance sculptor from Florence. He studied classical sculpture and used this to develop a complete Renaissance style in sculpture, whose periods in Rome, Padua and Siena introduced to other parts of Italy a long and productive career. Take a look below for…

30 Bizarre And Interesting Facts About H.P. Lovecraft

Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an American writer who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. He was virtually unknown and published only in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, but is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th century authors in his genre. Take a look below for 30…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Friedrich Engels

Friedrich Engels was a German philosopher, social scientist, journalist and businessman. His father was an owner of a large textile factory in Manchester, England. Take a look below for 30 more fascinating and interesting facts about Friedrich Engels. 1. Engels founded Marxist theory together with Karl Marx and in 1845 published The Condition of the…

30 Interesting And Bizarre Facts About Che Guevara

Ernest “Che’ Guevara was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist. A major figure of the Cuban Revolution, his stylized visage has become a ubiquitous counterculture symbol of rebellion and a global insignia in popular culture. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and bizarre facts about Che Guevara….