Biographies collection features articles profiling men and women, past
and present, who have shaped the world in which we live. Among them you
will find revolutionaries and role models, artists and inventors,
statesmen and dictators. What motivated them? How did they think? How
did they change the world? This collection puts the giants of human
history into context and provides insight into their lives.
invite you to explore the inspirations of Pablo Picasso and Georgia
O’Keeffe, observe the impact of Adam Smith, or decipher the mind of Sir
Isaac Newton. Here you can go beyond the famous names and the ubiquitous
myths to witness what made them great and what made them human.
transformed their dreams into our reality. From the freedoms we enjoy to
the manifold technological advances to the candy we eat, these
individuals touched it all. And as we come to understand these
transcendent figures, and the conditions that forged them, we expand our
understanding of ourselves.