Nikola Tesla – The Forgotten Wizard of Electricity

Birth Name:  Nikola Tesla *(Никола Тесла) Nicknames:  Wizard of Electricity Years Lived: July 10, 1856 – January 7, 1943 (86 years) Place Born:  Smiljan, Austrian-Hungarian Empire (modern-day Croatia) Place Died: Room 3327 New Yorker Hotel, New York City, New York Family Origins: Western Serbia near Montenegro Occupations:  Inventor, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Physicist and Futurist Family: Milutin Tesla (father), Đuka Tesla-Mandić … More Nikola Tesla – The Forgotten Wizard of Electricity

Frank T. Hopkins – The Greatest Long-Distance Rider

Birth Name: Frank T. Hopkins Nicknames:  No known nicknames Years Lived: 1865-1951 (86 years) Place Born: Fort Laramie, Goshen County, Wyoming Place Died: Middle Village, Queens County, New York Family Origins: Irish and Sioux Indian Occupations: Cowboy, professional horseman, buffalo hunter, horse trainer, endurance horse racer Family:  Wife (Gertrude) Frank Hopkins distinguished himself as a … More Frank T. Hopkins – The Greatest Long-Distance Rider

Nicholas Winton – The British Schindler

Birth Name:  Nicholas George Winton Nicknames:  The British Schindler, Nicky Years Lived: May 19, 1909 – still living in 2013 Place Born: West Hampstead, London, England Place Died: Still living in 2013 Family Origins: German-Jewish Occupations:  Stock-broker, banker, humanitarian Family:  Father, Barbara (mother), Greta (wife), Nicholas (son), Barbara (daughter), Holly (granddaughter) and Lawrence (grandson). Nicholas Winton is a great man … More Nicholas Winton – The British Schindler

Andrew Jackson – 7th President of the United States

Birth Name:  Andrew Jackson Nicknames:  King Mob, Old Hickory, The Hero of New Orleans, Sharp Knife Years Lived: March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845 Place Born:  Waxhaws region between North Carolina and South Carolina Place Died: Hermitage, Davidson County, Tennessee Family Origins: Scotch/Irish Occupation:  Lawyer, judge, Soldier, US Representative, US Senator, US President Family: Andrew … More Andrew Jackson – 7th President of the United States

Pat Tillman – From the NFL to the Army Rangers

Birth Name: Patrick Daniel “Pat” Tillman Years Lived:  November 6, 1976 – April 22, 2004 (27 years old) Place Born:  Fremont, CA Family Origins: Irish Occupation:  NFL player, Arizona Cardinals and Specialist, 2nd Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, US Army Family:  Parents (Pat and Mary), brothers (Rich and Kevin) and wife (Marie Ugenti Tillman). Pat Tillman … More Pat Tillman – From the NFL to the Army Rangers