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Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

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Leaving for New York, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio took part in "West Side Story" in 1981. Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio also made it into movies, starring alongside ...

Liv Tyler

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A year was enough of the modeling grind, and Liv Tyler decided to become an actress. Liv Tyler was offered the part of Callie in ...

Peggy Lee

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After getting her big break as a singer with Benny Goodman's band, Peggy Lee went on to a career that mixed jazz and pop singing ...

Nat King Cole

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Nat Cole and three other musicians formed the "King Cole Swingers" in Long Beach and played in a number of local bars before getting a ...

Madonna

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Madonna made her acting debut with the low-budget film A Certain Sacrifice (1979) and went on to star in the 1985 box office hit Desperately ...

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Polybius Polybius
Biography of Polybius: Greek historian ...


Polyclitus Polyclitus
Biography of Polyclitus: 430 BC - “Diadumenus” Man Tying on a Fillet.450 BC - 440 BC - The “Doryphorus” Spear Bearer.         - Another outstanding work by Polyclitus was his gold and ivory statue of the goddess Hera.         - His “Hera” was ranked with Phidias' gold and ivory statues of “Athena” and ...


George_Seferis George Seferis
Biography of George Seferis: 1900 - George Seferis, born on the 13th of March in Urla near Smyrna in Asia Minor. George Seferis was one of the most important Greek poets of the 20th century, and a Nobel laureate. 1931 - George Seferis was at once acclaimed as “the poet of the future” on ...


Praxiteles Praxiteles
Biography of Praxiteles: 190 BC - Praxitels, one of the most famous Greek sculptors, born at Athens.          - His most famous work was the Aphrodit of Cnidus, now known through copies.         - Through Praxiteles' influence, figures were increasingly shown standing in graceful, sinuous poses, leaning lightly on some support, a ...


Xenophanes Xenophanes
Biography of Xenophanes: 5 BC - Xenophanes of Colophon was a philosophically-minded poet who lived in various parts of the ancient Greek.          - Xenophanes is best remembered for a novel critique of anthropomorphism in religion, a partial advance toward monotheism, and some pioneering reflections on the conditions of knowledge.         - ...


Miltiades Miltiades
Biography of Miltiades: 550 - Miltiades the Younger, was the step-nephew of Miltiades the Elder. Miltiades made himself the tyrant of the Greek colonies on the Thracian Chersonese. Miltiades also married Hegesipyle, the daughter of king Olorus of Thrace. 516 - Miltiades made himself the tyrant of the Greek colonies on the Thracian ...


Pythagoras_of_Rhegium Pythagoras of Rhegium
Biography of Pythagoras of Rhegium: Greek sculptor ...


Pythagoras_of_Samos Pythagoras of Samos
Biography of Pythagoras of Samos: 580 B.C. - Born in Samos, Ionia, Greece. Pythagoras of Samos is often described as the first pure mathematician. Pythagoras of Samos was a mystic, philosopher, and scientist.          - Pythagoras of Samos developed doctrine of metempsychosis. 535 B.C. - Pythagoras went to Egypt.          - Pythagoras was ...


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