Learn about famous, legendary, or influential people from across the globe.
Steve Jobs helped to make personal computers and computer technology available to everyone.
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Elvis Presley is called "The King of Rock and Roll" by millions of people around the world. Presley's musical style was influenced by African American music.
This charismatic Brazilian soccer legend still holds numerous national and international soccer records.
Michael Jackson is also known as “The King of Pop.” He sold millions of records during his career, but was plagued with a turbulent personal life.
The Beatles, also known as "The Fab Four," became the most popular rock band of all time. They made over two dozen albums and were very successful, especially in the UK and the US.
This former leader of the African National Congress (ANC) helped bring an end to apartheid in South Africa.
MLK was one of the most significant leaders in US history who fought for civil rights reform for African Americans.
This Japanese electronics industrialist founded the Sony Corporation and was admired by business and political leaders around the world.
Chung Ju-Yung was the founder and head of the Hyundai corporation of South Korea. He named his first auto repair shop "Hyundai," which means "modern."
At the age of 18, Frida Kahlo suffered serious injuries in a bus crash. During her recovery, she painted a self-portrait, the first of many that would record events and emotions from her life.
His attempts at reform led to the end of the Cold War, but also caused the end of the political supremacy of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
This beautiful princess of England was noted for both her charity work and her scandal-plagued marriage to Prince Charles.
In this lesson, Lee has a job interview. He later writes a follow-up thank you letter.
Youth don't always think about the consequences of getting tattoos. Should young people need parental permission before getting permanent body art?
In this lesson, you will practice useful expressions and questions for taking a taxi in an English-speaking country.
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