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Roderic O’Conor

Art is the creation of beautiful or significant things and throughout Ireland in the early 19th century, they were many artists that emerged and produced such art. Roderic O’Conor was a significant, famous individual who emerged out of Ireland as the most important Irish artist of the late 19th century. O’Conor was born in 1860 Read More

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Albert William Lavender

My character’s name is called Albert William Lavender. He was born on 26/January/1894, at Hillingdon Heath, Middlesex. At the start of World War 1 he was at the age of 20. Before the war he was a butcher, he didn’t have a very good lifestyle with his family. His dad died before just after he Read More

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Herbert George Wells

HG Wells was born in Bromley, Kent in 1866. He was an English writer, most famous today for his science fiction novels. He was a profilic writer of both fiction and non fiction but unfortunately died on the 13th of August 1946. He wrote many famous science fiction novels such as The War of The Read More

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Nicholas Fraser and Marysa Navarro’s biography Evita

Nicholas Fraser and Marysa Navarro’s biography Evita is a cogent work that incorporates the childhood, acting career, political emergence, and subsequent adoration of the Argentine populace. Arguing that Evita’s underprivileged childhood is the explanatory variable for her future actions, goals, and ambitions, the authors assert that Evita shou7ldered the burden of Argentina’s poor workers, or Read More

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Christina Rossetti

Christina Rossetti was born in London, England on the 5th December 1830. She was of Italian origin, although she never visited Italy and spent her whole life in England. Her father, before moving to England, worked as composer Rossini’s librettist. In England he taught and worked as a Dante scholar, marrying the much younger Frances Read More

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Guy De Maupassant

Guy De Maupassant was a French author of the naturalistic school, who was generally considered the greatest French short story writer. During his last year of life, Maupassant suffered form mental illness. He was probably born at the Chateau de Miromensniel, Dieppe. His paternal ancestors were noble, and his maternal grandfather, Paul Le Poittevin, was Read More

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Audrey Hepburn: A Biography

“Nothing is impossible – the world itself says ‘I’m possible’! ” This quote by Audrey Hepburn is very inspirational, and I think it shows how much spirit she had in her. Audrey Hepburn was more than just an actress; in many ways, she made a difference in the world. She is an example of someone Read More

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Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag has been acclaimed to be “One of America’s best known fictional writers, essayists and cultural critics” this and the last century. Born in New York City in 1933 she went on to study at philosophy at the University of Chicago only turning sixteen whilst she was there. Since that time, Sontag has gone Read More