2 Do you know any of the following famous people? Who is famous?People from nowadays and throughout history become famous for many different reasons. They may be talented, they may be somebody in the news or they may have invented something.Do you know any of the following famous people?
7 Do you know anything about Van Gogh? Birth name Vincent Willem van GoghBorn 30 March 1853 in NetherlandsDied 29 July 1890 (aged 37)
8 Who?Wolfgang Amadeus MozartFamous for: Composing music
9 What do you know about Mozart? A composer is a person who creates music.Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart is his baptismal name!Already competent on keyboard and violin, he composed from the age of five and performed before European royalty!
10 Who?William ShakespeareFamous For:Writing plays and poetry
11 Do you know anything about Shakespeare? William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564; died 23 April 1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language
12 Who?John F. KennedyFamous for: Being an American President
13 Do you know anything about JFK? John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (1917 –1963), often referred to by his initials JFK, was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963.
15 Do you know anything about Thomas Edison? Thomas Alva Edison (1847 –1931) was an American inventor, scientist, and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.
18 Do you know anything about Marco Polo? His father and uncle embarked on an epic journey to Asia, returning after 24 years and became a wealthy merchant, married and had 3 children.He died in 1324.
19 Who?Henry VIIIFamous for:Being a King of England
20 Do you know anything about Henry VIII? He had six marriages!Henry VIII is known for his role in the separation of the Church of England from the Roman Catholic Church.Henry's struggles with Rome led to the separation of the Church of England from papal authority.Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) and claimant to the Kingdom of France.
21 Who?Elvis PresleyFamous for:Being a Rock n’ Roll singer.
22 Do you know anything about Elvis Presley? Elvis Aaron Presley (1935 - 1977) was one of the most popular American singers of the 20th century.He is widely known by the single name Elvis. He is often referred to as the "King of Rock and Roll" or simply "the King".Singles include BLUE SUEDE SHOES.
23 Who?Florence NightingaleFamous for:Being a nurse.
24 Do you know anything about Florence Nightingale? She worked as a nurse during the Crimean War.She became known as the “Lady with the Lamp”.She set up a nursing school in LondonInternational Nurses’ Day is celebrated on her birthday.She died in 1910, aged 90.
26 Do you know anything about Marie Curie? She was born in Warsaw , Poland in 1867She was famous for her work in the field of radioactivity which helped cure cancer patients.She died aged 66 in
27 Who can you remember? Artist Composer Writer President Inventor MozartFlorence NightingaleHenry VIIIThomas EdisonMarco PoloMarie CurieShakespeareElvis PresleyJohn F KVincent Van Gogh.ArtistComposerWriterPresidentInventorExplorerKingSingerNurseScientist