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30 Interesting And Fun Facts About Pablo Picasso

Pablo Ruiz Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. Regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, he’s known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture, the co-invention of collage, and for the…

30 Fun And Interesting Facts About Friedrich Schiller

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller was a German poet, philosopher, physician, historian, and playwright. During the last 17 years of his life, Schiller struck up a productive, if complicated, friendship with the already famous and influential Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Take a look below for 30 more fun and interesting facts about Friedrich Schiller. 1….

30 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About Soren Kierkegaard

Soren Aabye Kierkegaard was a Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic and religious author who is widely considered to be the first existentialist philosopher. He wrote critical texts on organized religion, Christendom, morality, ethics, psychology, and the philosophy of religion, displaying a fondness for metaphor, irony and parables. Take a look below for 30 more…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Moliere

Moliere, whose real name is Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, was a French playwright, actor and poet, widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the French language and universal literature. His extant works include comedies, farces, tragicomedies, comedie-ballets, and more. Take a look below for 30 more fascinating and interesting facts about Moliere. 1. His plays…

30 Interesting And Fun Facts About Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyam was a Persian mathematician, astronomer and poet. He was born in Nishapur, in northeastern Iran, and spent most of his life near the court of the Karakhanid and Seljuq rulers in the period which witnessed the First Crusade. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and fun facts about Omar Khayyam. 1….

26 Fun And Interesting Facts About Virgil

Publius Vergilius Maro was an ancient Roman poet of the Augustan period. He wrote three of the most famous poems in Latin literature: the Eclogues, the Georgics, and the epic Aeneid. Take a look below for 26 more fun and interesting facts about Virgil. 1. A number of minor poems, collected in the Appendix Vergiliana,…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Mao Zedong

Mao Zedong, commonly known as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary who became the founding father of the People’s Republic of China, which he ruled as the Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976. Take a look below for 30 more fascinating and interesting…

30 Fun And Interesting Facts About Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is best known for his epigrams and plays, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, as well as the circumstances of his imprisonment…

26 Awesome And Interesting Facts About Ptolemy

Claudius Ptolemy was a Greco-Roman mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and a poet of a single epigram in the Greek Anthology. He lived in the city of Alexandria in the Roman province of Egypt, wrote in Koine Greek, and held Roman citizenship. Take a look below for 26 more awesome and interesting facts about Ptolemy. 1….

25 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Sophocles

Sophocles is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first plays were written later than those of Aeschylus, and earlier than or contemporary with those of Euripides. Take a look below for 25 more interesting and awesome facts about Sophocles. 1. Sophocles wrote over 120 plays during the course of his…