1000 makers of the millennium
Book | DK Pub. | 1999 | First American edition.

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Edition
First American edition.
Description
256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Note
Includes index.
Summary
Biographies of 1000 leaders, thinkers, scientists, inventors, artists, and writers who have had an impact on our world. Includes a timeline.
Contents
Brian Boru - Basil II - Alhazen - Leif Eriksson - Murasaki Shikibu - Avicenna - Guido D'Arezzo - Canute - Willian the Conqueror - Urban II - El Cid - Omar Khayyam - Bernard of Clairvaux - Hildegard of Bingen - Thomas Becket - Benjamin of Tudela - Henry II - Saladin - Minamoto no Yoritomo - Genghis Khan - Leonardo Fibonacci - Llywelyn the Great - Francis of Assisi - Kublai Khan - Thomas Aquinas - Adam de la Halle - Zhao Mengfu - Marco Polo - Dante Alighieri - Giotto di Bondone - William Wallace - Robert Bruce - Mansa Musa - Guillaume de Machaut - Ibn Battuta - Francesco Petrarch - Edward III - Kan'ami Kiyotsugu - Tamerlane - Geoffrey Chaucer - Cheng Ho - Filippo Brunelleschi - Wat Tyler - Henry V - Donatello Donato - Jan Van Eyck - Henry the Navigator - Johannes Gutenberg - Walter J. Nittler - Fra Angelico - Joan of Arc - Pachacuti - William Caxton - Sonni' Ali - Josquin Desprez - Sandro Botticelli - John Cabot - Sebastian Cabot - Bartolomeu Dias - Hieronymus Bosch - Christopher Columbus - Ferdinand II of Aragon - Isabella of Castile - Leonardo da Vinci - Amerigo Vespucci - Ludovico de Varthema - Desiderius Erasmus - Vasco da Gama - Niccolo Machiavelli - Guru Nanak - Mohammed Turre - Albrecht Durer - Nicolaus Copernicus - Francisco Pizarro - Vasco Nunez de Balboa - Michelangelo Buonarroti - Lucrezia Borgia - Mentezuma II - Ferdinand Magellan - Raphael - Babur I - Martin Luther - Titian - Hernando Cortes - Sinan - Henry VIII - Jacques Cartier - Paracelsus - Francis I - Suleiman I - Hans Holbein - Atahualpa - Charles V - Andrea Palladio - John Calvin - John Knox - Andreas Vesalius - Li Shih-Chen - Luis Vaz de Camoens - Pieter Bruegel the Elder - Giovanni da Palestrina - Philip II - Ivan the Terrible - Elizabeth I - Martin Frobisher - Hieronymus Fabricius - Francis Drake - William Byrd - El Greco - Mary, Queen of Scots - Akbar - Tokugawa Ieyasu - Tycho Brahe - Miguel de Cervantes - John Napier - Walter Raleigh - Giovanni Gabrieli - Francis Bacon - John Dowland - Christopher Marlowe - Galileo Galilei
William Shakespeare - Henry Hudson - James VI - James I - Samuel de Champlain - Claudio Monteverdi - Guy Fawkes - Johannes Kepler - Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio - Peter Paul Rubens - William Harvey - Willebrord Snell - William Baffin - Cardinal Richelieu - John Winthrop - Thomas Hobbes - Shah Jahan - Artemisia Gentileschi - Gustavus II Adolphus - Rene Descartes - Gianlorenzo Bernini - Oliver Cromwell - Diego Velazquez - Charles I - Pierre de Fermat - Abel Janszoon Tasman - Rembrandt van Rijn - John Milton - Moliere - Blaise Pascal - George Fox - Robert Boyle - John Bunyan - Marcello Malpighi - Christian Huygens - Jan Vermeer - Benedict de Spinoza - Jean Baptiste Lully - John Locke - Antonie Van - Christopher Wren - Samuel Pepys - Robert Hooke - Louis XIV - Jean Racine - Aphra Behn - Seki Kowa - Isaac Newton - Rene Robert Cavalier de la Salle - Basho - William Penn - Gottfried Leibniz - Nell Gwyn - William III - Duke of Marlborough - Archangelo Corelli - K'Ang-Hsi - Edmond Halley - Henry Purcell - Daniel Defoe - Thomas Newcomen - Gobind Singh - Jonathan Swift - Peter the Great - Jethro Tull - Robert Walpole - Antonio Vivaldi - George Philipp Telemann - Jean-Philippe Rameau - Johann Sebastian - Domenico Scarlatti - George Frideric Handel - Daniel Fahrenheit - John Harrison - William Hogarth - Francois Voltaire - Daniel Bernoulli - Anders Celsius - John Wesley - Benjamin Franklin - Carolus Linnaeus - Leonhard Euler - Qianlong - David Hume - Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Frederick the Great - Cao Chan - Lancelot "Capability" Brown - David Garrick - Maria Theresa - Jean d'Alembert - Thomas Chippendale - Adam Smith - Immanuel Kant - Robert Clive - James Wolfe - Thomas Gainsborough - James Cook - Catherine the Great - Louis-Antoine de Bougainville - Josiah Wedgwood - Henry Cavendish - Richard Arkwright - George Washington - Joseph Priestley - Daniel Boone - John Adams - Charles Coulomb - Count Joseph Louis Lagrange - James Watt - Luigi Galvani - Thomas Paine - George III - William Herschel - Caroline Herschel
Joseph Montgolfier - Jacques Montgolfier - Karl Wilhelm Scheele - Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier - Joseph Banks - Thomas Jefferson - Alessandro Volta - Toussaint L'Ouverture - Francisco de Goya - Edward Jenner - Johann Wolfgang von Geothe - James Madison - John Nash - Louis XVI - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - John Loudon McAdam - William Blake - Thomas Telford - Maximilien de Robespierre - Horatio Nelson - James Monroe - Robert Burns - Mary Wollstonecraft - William Pitt the Younger - William Wilberforce - Alexander Mackenzie - Eli Whitney - Thomas Malthus - John Dalton - Andrew Jackson - Tecumseh - Napoleon Bonaparte - Georges Cuvier - Duke of Wellington - Alexander von Humboldt - Ludwig van Beethoven - Georg Hegel - William Wordsworth - Mungo Park - Richard Trevithick - Robert Owen - Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Thomas Young - Meriwether Lewis - Matthew Flinders - Jane Austen - Andre-Marie Ampere - J. M. W. Turner - John Constable - Amedeo Avogadro - Hans Christian Oersted - Karl Gauss - John Ross - Humphry Davy - Joseph Grimaldi - Bernardo O'Higgins - Jose de San Martin - Joseph-Louis Gay-Lussac - Fabian von Bellingshausen - Elizabeth Fry - Rene-Theophile-Hyacinthe Laennec - George Stephenson - Niccolo Paganini - John C. Calhoun - Friedrich Froebel - Simon Bolivar - Carl Maria von Weber - Davy Crockett - John Franklin - Jacob Grimm - Wilhelm Grimm - Joseph von Fraunhofer - Shaka - Georg Simon Ohm - Lord Byron - Augustin Fresnel - Robert Peel - Louis Daguerre - Augustin Louis Cauchy - William Parry - Michael Faraday - Charles Babbage - Samuel Morse - Percy Bysshe Shelley - Nickolai Lobachevski - Gioacchino Rossini - Matthew Perry - John Keats - Charles Sturt - Rowland Hill - Sadi Carnot - Franz Schubert - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - Hiroshige Ando - Charles Lyell - Sojourner Truth - Eugene Delacroix - Alexander Pushkin - Rene - Auguste Caillie - John Brown - William Henry Fox Talbot - Brigham Young - Victor Marie Hugo - Christian Johann Doppler - Hector Berlioz - Ralph Waldo Emerson - Nathaniel Hawthorne - George Sand
Benjamin Disraeli - Hans Christian Andersen - Mary Seacole - Isambard Kingdom Brunel - Benito Juarez - John Stuart Mill - Giuseppe Garibaldi - Napoleon III - Henry Cole - Felix Mendelssohn - Edgar Allan Poe - Louis Braille - Abraham Lincoln - Charles Darwin - William Gladstone - Frederic Chopin - Robert Schumann - Theodor Schwann - P. T. Barnum - Elisha Graves Otis - Franz Liszt - Harriet Beecher Stowe - Charles Dickens - Edward Lear - Richard Wagner - Henry Bessemer - David Livingstone - Giuseppe Verdi - George Boole - John Alexander Macdonald - Otto von Bismarck - Charlotte Bronte - Emily Bronte - Anne Bronte - Henry David Thoreau - Karl Marx - Ivan Turgenev - James Joule - Jean Foucault - George Eliot - Herman Melville - Walt Whitman - Victoria - Jenny Lind - Susan B. Anthony - Florence Nightingale - Harriet Tubman - Robert O'Hara Burke - Fyodor Dostoevsky - Richard Burton - Hermann Helmholtz - Mary Baker Eddy - Clara Barton - Gregor Johann Mendel - Ulysses S. Grant - Louis Pasteur - Etienne Lenoir - Francis Galton - Gustav Kirchhoff - Anton Bruckner - Charles Blondin - William Kelvin - Johann Strauss II - John Hanning Speke - Joseph Lister - Josephine Butler - Henrik Ibsen - Leo Tolstoy - Joseph Swan - Friedrich Kekule - Geronimo - William Booth - Emily Dickinson - James Clerk Maxwell - Isabella Bird - Edouard Manet - Nikolaus Otto - Lewis Carroll - Nils Adolf Nordenskjold - Gustave Eiffel - Alfred Nobel - Johannes Brahms - Sitting Bull - William Morris - Gottlieb Daimler - James McNeil Whistler - Dmitri Mendeleyev - Edgar Degas - Ernst Haeckel - Yukichi Fukuzawa - Mark Twain - Adolf von Baeyer - Andrew Carnegie - Isabella Beeton - Elizabeth Garrett Anderson - Georges Bizet - Ernst Mach - George Custer - Paul Cezanne - George Cadbury - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Emile Zola - Chief Joseph - Auguste Rodin - John Dunlop - Claude Monet - Thomas Hardy - Antonio Dvorak - Henry Morton Stanley - Pierre Auguste Renoir - Arthur Sullivan - John William Strutt Rayleigh - Edward Grieg - Robert Koch - Henry James
Friedrich Nietzche - Nicolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov - Sarah Bernhardt - Thomas Barnardo - Wilhelm Rontgen - Mary Cassat - William "Buffalo Bill" Cody - Peter Carl Faberge - Jesse James - Alexander Graham Bell - Thomas Edison - Annie Besant - Paul Gauguin - W. G. Grace - Gottlob Frege - August Strindberg - Ivan Pavlov - Robert Louis Stevenson - Antoine Henri Becquerel - Mutsuhito - Antoni Gaudi - Vincent Van Gogh - Cecil Rhodes - Oscar Wilde - Paul Ehrlich - Emil von Behring - Leos Janacek - George Eastman - Ned Kelly - King Camp Gillette - Booker T. Washington - Robert Edwin Peary - Woodrow Wilson - Sigmund Freud - J. J. Thomson - Nikola Tesla - George Bernard Shaw - Heinrich Hertz - Ferdinand de Saussure - Emmeline Pankhurst - Edward Elgar - Robert Baden-Powell - Rudolf Diesel - Theodore Roosevelt - Giacomo Puccini - Ethel Smyth - Max Planck - Billy the Kid - George Seurat - Pierre Curie - Svante Arrhenius - Arthur Conan Doyle - William II - Anton Chekhov - Theodor Herzl - Gustav Mahler - Annie Oakley - Jose Rizal - Fridtjof Nansen - Nellie Melba - Rabindranath Tagore - Mary Kingsley - Claude Debussy - Auguste Lumiere - Louis Lumiere - Konstantin Stanislavskl - David Lloyd George - Henry Ford - Richard Strauss - Rudyard Kipling - William Butler Yeats - Jean Sibelius - Erik Satie - Beatrix Potter - Wassily Kandinsky - H. G. Wells - Wilber Wright - Orville Wright - Sun Yat-Sen - Marie Curie - Luigi Pirandello - Frank Lloyd Wright - Robert Falcon Scott - Scott Joplin - Nicholas II - Charles Rennie Mackintosh - Fritz Haber - Valdemar Poulsen - Mahatma Gandhi - Henri Matisse - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin - Jan Christian Smuts - Maria Montessori - Rosa Luxemburg - Marcel Proust - Ernest Rutherford - Roald Amundsen - Sergei Diaghilev - Louis Bleriot - Ralph Vaughan Williams - Bertrand Russell - Sergey Rachmaninoff - Colette - Ernest Shackleton - Harry Houdini - Lilian Baylis - Guglielmo Marconi - W. Mackenzie King - Arnold Schoenberg - Charles Ivens - Robert Frost - Winston Churchill - Jin Qiu - Maurice Ravel
D. W. Griffith - Hiram Bingham - Carl Jung - Eglantine Jebb - Mohammed Ali Jinnah - Frederick Soddy - Isadora Duncan - Jack Johnson - Lise Meitner - Emiliano Zapata - Leon Trotsky - Joseph Stalin - Albert Einstein - Alfred Wegener - Marie Stope - Douglas MacArthur - Helen Keller - Anna Pavlova - Mustafa Kemal Ataturk - Bela Bartok - Alexander Fleming - Cecil B. De Mille - Pablo Picasso - James Joyse - Virginia Woof - Hans Geiger - Robert Goddard - F. D. Roosevelt - Jack Hobbs - Igor Stravinsky - Samuel Goldwyn - Eamon De Valera - Franz Kafka - Benito Mussolini - Clement Attlee - John Maynard Keynes - Walter Gropius - Coco Chanel - Eleanor Roosevelt - Harry Truman - D. H. Lawrence - Alban Berg - Niels Bohr - Al Jolson - Clarence Birdseye - Diego Rivera - Ty Cobb - Marx Brothers - David Ben-Gurion - Marcus Garvey - Erwin Schrodinger - Le Corbusier - Marcel Duchamp - Boris Karloff - Chiang Kai-Shek - Bernard Montgomery of Alamein - Artur Rubinstein - Georgia O'Keefe - Katherine Mansfield - T. E. Lawrence - John Logie Baird - Eugene O'Neill - Jim Thorpe - T. S. Eliot - Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman - Adolf Hitler - Ludwig Wittgenstein - Edwin Hubble - Jawaharlal Nehru - Igor Sikorsky - Charlie Chaplin - Jomo Kenyatta - Vladimir Zworykin - Michael Collins - Vaslav Nijinsky - Dwight Eisenhower - Ho Chi Minh - Charles de Gaulle - Sergey Prokofiev - James Chadwick - Arthur Compton - J. B. S. Haldane - J. R. R. Tolkien - Robert Watson-Watt - Francisco Franco - Haile Selassie - Tito - Louis-Victor Duc de Broglie - Wilfred Owen - Dorothy Parker - Mao Zedong - Mary Pickford - Nikita Khrushchev - Shoji Hamada - Robert Menzies - Konosuke Matsushita - Martha Graham - Rudolph Valentino - Laszlo Moholy-Nagy - Babe Ruth - Buster Keaton - Jack Dempsey - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Amelia Earhart - William Faulkner - John Cockcroft - George Gershwin - Enid Blyton - Sergei Eisenstein - Bertolt Brecht - C. S. Lewis - Howard Florey - Zhou Enlai - Paul Robeson - Trofim Lysenko - Golda Meir - Henry Moore - Dame Ninette de Valois
Suzanne Lenglen - Al Capone - Humphrey Bogart - Solomon Bandaranaike - Ernest Hemingway - Francis Poulenc - Duke Ellington - Jorge Luis Borges - Alfred Hitchcock - Friedrich von Hayek - Kurt Weill - Frederic Joliot-Curie - Irene Joliot-Curie - Dennis Gabor - Charles Richter - Ayatollah Khomeini - Aaron Copland - Enrico Fermi - Clark Gable - Walt Disney - Alberto Giacometti - Achmed Sukarno - Louis Armstrong - Joe Davis - Margaret Mead - Lee Strasberg - Hirohito - Linus Pauling - Bobby Jones - Charles Lindbergh - Richard Rodgers - Ansel Adams - Fernand Braudel - Barbara McClintcock - Lou Gehrig - Amy Johnson - George Orwell - John von Neumann - Mark Rothko - Louis Leakey - Mary Leakey - Richard Leakey - Johnny Weissmuller - Barbara Hepworth - Konrad Lorenz - Tunku Abdul Rahman - Charles Richard Drew - Julius Robert Oppenheimer - Pablo Neruda - Count Basie - Ding Ling - Frederick Ashton - Isamu Noguchi - Vladimir Horowitz - Salvador Dali - B. F. Skinner - Graham Greene - Deng Xiaoping - John Gielgud - Christian Dior - Jean-Paul Sartre - Greta Garbo - Michael Tippett - Puyi - Dmitri Shostakovich - John Huston - Alec Issigonis - Grace Hopper - Rachel Carson - W. H. Auden - John Wayne - Georges Herge - Nikolaas Tinbergen - Laurence Olivier - Frank Whittle - Ian Fleming - Lyndon Baines Johnson - Simone de Beauvoir - Bette Davis - Herbert von Karajan - Olivier Messiaen - Stephane Grappelli - Don Bradman - Henri Cartier-Bresson - Kwame Nkrumah - Elia Kazan - William Shockley - Dorothy Hodgkin - Jacques Cousteau - Mother Teresa - Akira Kurosawa - Christopher Cockerell - Robert Johnson - Tennessee Williams - William Golding - Juan Manuel Fangio - Jackson Pollock - Woody Guthrie - Wernher von Braun - Patrick White - John Cage - Gene Kelly - Benjamin Britten - Jesse Owens - Richard Nixon - "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias - Jonas Salk - Joe Dimaggio - Scobie Breasley - Thor Heyerdahl - Billie Holiday - Ingrid Bergman - Orson Welles - Frank Sinatra - Stanley Matthews - Arthur Miller - Yehudi Menuhin - Sirimavo Bandaranaike
Francis Crick - Edward Heath - John F. Kennedy - Indira Gandhi - Ella Fitzgerald - Gamal Abdel Nasser - Richard Feynman - Leonard Bernstein - Denis Compton - Ingmar Bergman - Fanny Blankers-Koen - Billy Graham - Nelson Mandela - Frederick Sanger - Jackie Robinson - Margot Fonteyn - James Lovelock - Edmund Hillary - Charlie Parker - Rosalind Franklin - Kath Walker - John Paul II - Isaac Asimov - Andrei Sakharov - Alexander Dubcek - John Glenn - Judy Garland - Jack Kerouac - Yitzhak Rabin - Christiaan Barnard - Julius Nyerere - Jacques Piccard - Iannis Xenakis - Rocky Marciano - Maria Callas - Nadine Gordimer - Jack Kilby - Marcel Marceau - Marlon Brando - Robert Mugabe - Malcolm X - Yukio Mishima - Pierre Boulez - Margaret Thatcher - Marilyn Monroe- John Coltrane - Michel Foucault - Miles Davis - Chuck Berry - Elizabeth II - Joan Sutherland - Bob Fosse - Fidel Castro - Theodore Maiman - Shirley Temple - Che Guevara - Andy Warhol - Maya Angelou - Noam Chomsky - Paul Elvstrom - Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Karlheinz Stockhausen - Anne Frank - Martin Luther King, Jr. - Yasser Arafat - Roger Bannister - Arnold Palmer - Edward O. Wilson - Ted Hughes - Neil Armstrong - Jean-Luc Godard - Stanley Miller - Derek Walcott - James Dean - Mikhail Gorbachev - Toni Morrison - Roger Penrose - Desmond Tutu - Louis Malle - Cory Aquino - James Brown - Richard Rogers - Yuri Gagarin - Brigitte Bardot - Hank Aaron - Harrison Birtwistle - Jane Goodall - Aleksey Leonov - Mary Quant - Norman Schwarzkopf - John Surtees - Elvis Presley - King Hussein - Woody Allen - Giorgio Armani - Dalai Lama - Christo - Sylvia Earle - Issey Miyake - Luciano Pavarotti - Lester Piggott - Gary Player - Buddy Holly - F. W. de Klerk - Vaclav Havel - Bill Wyman - Charlie Watts - Mick Jagger - Keith Richard - Brian Jones - Mick Taylor - Ron Wood - Steve Reich - Yves Saint Laurent - Gary Sobers - Philip Glass - Dawn Fraser - David Hockney - Marcian "Ted" Hoff - Renzo Piano - Valentina Tereshkova - Rudolf Nureyev - Rod Laver - Margaret Atwood - Germaine Greer
John Lennon - Ringo Starr (Richard Starkey) - Paul McCartney - George Harrison - Mario Andretti - Bernardo Bertolucci - Jack Nicklaus - Pele - Bruce Lee - Richard Dawkins - Bob Dylan - Jesse Jackson - Edward Roberts - Paul Simon - Jimi Hendrix - Muhammad Ali - Daniel Barenboim - Aretha Franklin - Stephen Hawking - Martin Scorsese - Arthur Ashe - Jocelyn Bell Burnell - Robert De Niro - Billie Jean King - Lech Walesa - Kiri Te Kanawa - Reinhold Messner - Peter Weir - George Lucas - Bob Marley - Jacqueline Du Pre - Franz Beckenbauer - Aung San Suu Kyi - Eddy Merckx - Steve Biko - Robert Jarvik - George Best - John Adams - Johann Cruyff - Salman Rushdie - Steven Spielberg - Andrew Lloyd Webber - Mark Spitz - Stevie Wonder - Paul Cook - Johnny Rotten (John Lydon) - Sid Vicious (John Ritchie)
Steve Jones - Stephen Wozniak - Sally Ride - Nickolay Andrianov - Jimmy Connors - Chen Kaige - Viv Richards - Franz Klammer - Bob Geldof - Tim Berners-Lee - Ian Botham - Bill Gates - Steven Jobs - Greg Norman - Alain Prost - Bjorn Borg - Olga Korbut - Spike Lee - Sugar Ray Leonard - Joe Montana - Martina Navratilova - Steve Ballesteros - Eric Heiden - Jeanne Longo - Madonna - Nick Faldo - John McEnroe - Magic Johnson - Ayrton Senna - Linford Christie - Diego Maradona - Diana Princess of Wales - Nadia Comaneci - Wayne Gretzky - Carl Lewis - Wynton Marsalis - Michael Jordan - Katarina Witt - Boris Becker - Michael Schumacher - Pete Sampras - Tiger Woods - Vanessa-Mae - Louise Brown
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One thousand makers of the millennium
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0789447096
9780789447098
0751356646
9780751356649
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