Hephaistion Biography

FAMILY: Hephaistion was Alexander the Great’s best friend, and grew up with the prince.  Or at least, they met when young and were about the same age.  That means Hephaistion was born around 356BC.  (We don’t know if he was born in 356 exactly, though people sometimes assum Continue reading the biography

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Aileen Quinn (Annie) Biography

Aileen Quinn’s Biography Aileen Quinn was introduced to “show business” by her mother, Helena”, who was a TV, Radio, and Stage Singer/Actress when Aileen was young. Aileen begged to audition for a part in a local Community Theatre production of “Annie Get You Continue reading the biography

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Ana Valeria Dini Bio

Ana Valeria Dini was born in Cordoba, Argentina to an Italian father and Argentinean mother of Spanish heritage. At the age of three, she relocated permanently to the northern Italian city of Cuneo with her family. Ana Valeria began to act at the age of 15, commencing her artistic education at the A Continue reading the biography

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Eli Whitney Bio

Have you ever wondered where cotton comes from? Well most people know it comes from plants. In the 1700’s and before people had to pick the seeds out of the cotton and a man named Eli Whitney decided to come up with a machine that would remove the seeds from the cotton. He invented the cotton Continue reading the biography

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Benjamin Banneker Bio

BENJAMIN BANNEKER (1731-1806) Birthplace: Ellicott Mills, Maryland Benjamin Banneker was a genius. He lived during the time when George Washington was President. He was the grandson of an Englishwoman and an African slave. His parents and grandparents owned land and he was born free of slavery. He w Continue reading the biography

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Abraham Lincoln Biography for Kids

Lincoln’s Early Life Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809, on Nolin Creek in Kentucky. His father, Thomas Lincoln, was a poverty-stricken farmer, who could never seem to make ends meet. Consequently, Lincoln spent his childhood learning how to weld an axe, hunt and work a plow. He was Continue reading the biography

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Ronald Reagan Bio

Ronald Wilson Reagan was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, and attended high school in Dixon, Illinois. Upon his graduation, he attended Eureka College near Peoria, Illinois, where he excelled in football and acting. Not long after his graduation in 1932, he was hired by radio station Continue reading the biography

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Biography for Kids

On April 5, 1968, the day after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., The Oakland Tribune published a story that began, “In the days and years ahead, Martin Luther King Jr. will be numbered among that small but honored company of men who have changed the course of history by sheer forc Continue reading the biography

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