Thursday, August 6, 2015

John Henry Newman


Known as: English clergyman and writer; a.k.a. Cardinal Newman and Blessed John Henry Newman.

Known for:
- Originally a priest in the Church of England and leader of the Oxford Movement; later a cardinal in the Catholic Church; also author, poet and hymn writer.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Pete Williams


Known as: American journalist and government official.

Known for:
- Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs during the George H. W. Bush administration; now a correspondent for NBC News.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Twitter page

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Monday, August 3, 2015

Thomas Hitzlsperger


Known as: German footballer; a.k.a. "Der Hammer" ("The Hammer").

Known for:
- Former midfielder for several international football clubs, including Aston Villa and West Ham United in England, Lazio in Italy and Stuttgart in his native Germany.

Know more:
- Official site
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page
- Official Twitter page

Sunday, August 2, 2015

T.E. Lawrence


Known as: English archaeologist, military officer, writer and diplomat.

Known for:
- His liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign and the Arab Revolt against Ottoman Turkish rule of 1916–18, his autobiography Seven Pillars of Wisdom, basis for the film Lawrence of Arabia.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page
- Internet Movie Database page

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Friday, July 31, 2015

Oda Nobunaga


Known as: Japanese warlord.

Known for:
- Powerful samurai daimyo warlord in the late 16th century who initiated the unification of Japan near the end of the Warring States period.

Know more:
- Wikipedia page

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