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Jan 30, 2012
| ISBN 9780756698669
| 7-10 years
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Jan 30, 2012 | ISBN 9780756698669 | 7-10 years
Rub shoulders with the most amazing people from around the world who have transformed the world we live in.This spectacular visual guide introduces you to big names and famous faces – find out about their incredible true life stories and discover the different ways in which they made their own special mark on the world.
The breathtaking roll call includes great thinkers, revolutionary leaders, daring explorers, powerhouse politicians, clever inventors, skilled artists, sporting legends, and music icons. From Cleopatra, Joan of Arc, and George Washington, to Charles Darwin, Jane Goodall, and Mark Zuckerberg, this top 100 takes in the most diverse variety of people from across the world and spanning the centuries. History’s movers and shakers are showcased in personal profiles alongside eye-catching illustrations, accessible biographies, key quotations, and fascinating facts. Links between the past and present are established as each superstar follows in the footsteps of previous influential figures, as well as inspiring future famous names.
Part of DK’s best-selling top 100 in History series, 100 People Who Made History gives you the opportunity to meet the great and the good in unprecedented detail.
Ben Gilliland is a journalist and the author of many science-based works, including Rocket Science for the Rest of Us, How to Build a Universe: From the Big Bang to the End of the Universe, Science but Not as We… More about Ben Gilliland
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