Amazing People of England: Inspirational Stories

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Amazing People Club, Jan 31, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 224 pages
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England, throughout its history, has been the birthplace of countless inspirational people. Some have become household names around the world. Many more deserve to be, but are as yet unsung heroes. In this unique story collection from The Amazing People Club®, take a journey through the lives of some of England's most amazing people.

Meet Ada Lovelace, the world's first computer programmer, from the mid 19th Century! Learn the life events that propelled Shakespeare and Dickens to their literary pinnacles and subsequent fame. Find out how Thomas Newcomen invented the first practical steam engine, and how Francis Crick, the molecular biologist, became the co-founder of the structure of the DNA molecule, thus discovering 'the secret of life'! Join all these amazing people and many more as they tell their own stories through BioViews®.

A BioView® is a short biographical story, similar to an interview, about an amazing person. These stories offer an inspirational way of learning about people who made major contributions to our world. The unique format and flow enables each person's story to come alive, as if it is being personally told to you, and reflects their interests, emotions and passions.

 

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Contents

The Author
Introduction
Elizabeth Blackwell
Jesse Boot
Postscript
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Winston Churchill
Francis Crick
Oliver Cromwell
Charles Darwin
Humphry Davy
Charles Dickens
Queen Elizabeth I
Michael Faraday
Elizabeth Garrett
Amy Johnson

Postscript
Oliver Cromwell
Charles Robert Darwin
Humphry Davy
Charles Dickens
Queen Elizabeth I
Michael Faraday
Elizabeth Garrett
Amy Johnson
Postscript
William Hesketh Lever
Joseph Lister
Augusta Ada Lovelace
Post Script
Thomas Newcomen
Isaac Newton
Florence Nightingale
Emmeline Pankhurst
William Shakespeare
John Simpson
John Snow
Arthur Sullivan
Queen Victoria
Christopher Wren
Amazing People of England Timeline
Amazing People of England Career Notes
Elizabeth Blackwell
Jesse Boot
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Winston Churchill
Francis Crick
William Hesketh Lever
Joseph Lister
Ada Lovelace
Thomas Newcomen
Isaac Newton
Florence Nightingale
Emmeline Pankhurst
William Shakespeare
John Simpson
John Snow
Arthur Sullivan
Queen Victoria
Christopher Wren
Amazing People of England Timeline of Significant Events
Tudor Period 1485 1603
Some Key Dates and Events
Population Estimates of England
Annual Celebrations in England
March
April
June
July
September
October
December
Amazing People of England Quotes
Amazing People Club Team
The Amazing People Club
AMAZING PEOPLE OF LONDON
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About the author (2012)

Educational psychologist and entrepreneur, Dr Charles Margerison, created the concept for the Amazing People series during a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, when he wondered what Shakespeare might say if he was interviewed about his life achievements. The series now features the stories of over 500 amazing people. As well as working in educational institutions for many years, Dr Margerison has consulted widely for global organizations. He was previously Professor of Management at Cranfield University, UK, and the University of Queensland, Australia. The author of numerous books, Dr Margerison is a member of the Royal Institution and the Royal Society of Literature.

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