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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein | Biography, Myths & Facts

Born: 14 March 1879, Ulm, Germany Died: 18 April 1955, Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Centre, Plainsboro Township, New Jersey, United States Spouse: Elsa Einstein (m. 1919–1936), Mileva Marić (m. 1903–1919) Parents: Hermann Einstein, Pauline Einstein Children: Eduard Einstein, Hans Albert Einstein, Lieserl Einstein Education: University of Zurich (1905), ETH Zürich (1897–1900) Albert Einstein: if you …

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A.P.J Dr. Abdul Kalam

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam | Biography, Books, Thoughts, Awards, & Facts

Indian scientist and former president Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Full Name: Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam Born: 15 October 1931, Rameshwaram, Madras Presidency, British India(present-day Tamil Nadu, India) Death: 27 July 2015, Shillong, Meghalaya, India Parents: Jainulabiddin Marakayar, Ashiamma Jainulabiddin Awards: (Bharat Ratna-1997), (Padma Bhushan-1981), (Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration-1997), More… Offices: President of …

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D-Day

D-Day – Normandy Invasion, Facts, and Significance

D-Day Normandy Landing D-Day the Wehrmacht high command had long expected the Allied invasion of Western Europe. Nonetheless, the landing in Normandy managed to surprise the German commanders and proved to be a turning point in World War II. References to D-Day focus on that particular day. However, it was a part of a larger …

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Operation Barbarossa

Operation Barbarossa | History, Summary, Combatants, & Facts

Date: 22 June – 5 December 1941 (5 months, 1 week, and 6 days) Location: Central Europe, (Northeast Europe), Eastern Europe Context: World War II Participants: Germany, Red Army, Soviet Union Nazi Germany Invades Soviet Union Nazi Germany launched Operation Barbarossa – the invasion of the Soviet Union – nearly two years after the start …

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Adolf Hitler rise to Power

Adolf Hitler | Biography, Rise to Power, Quotes, & Facts

Adolf Hitler Early Life Born: 20 Aprail 1889, Braunau am Inn, Austria Died: 30 Aprail, 1945, Fuhrerbunker, Berlin, Germany Parents: Alois Hitler, Klara Hitler Spouse: Eva Braun (m,1945-1945) Political Party: Nazi Party (1921-1945) Cabinet: Hitler Cabinet Cause of Death: Suicide by Gunshot Wars: World War I Western Front – First Battle of Ypres, Battle of …

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