Famous People

Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939) is bound to be mentioned sooner or later whenever psychology is discu ...

Rudolf Diesel

Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel (1858 - 1913) is the father of diesel engines, born in the Victorian ...

Antonin Dvorak

 (1841 - 1904) made so special is that he was able to take folk tradition that people s ...

Ivan Cankar

Ivan Cankar (1876-1918) is the greatest Slovenian short story writer and dramatist, a universal r ...

Rembrandt

One of the great Dutch painters and printmakers of the 17th century, Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-166 ...

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

For Saint-Exupery (1900-1944) flying wasn't just piloting an airplane and The Little Prince w ...


Ludwig Van Beethoven

Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770 - 1827) was the crucial figure in the transition between the Classical ...

Paul Cezanne

Paul  Cézanne (1839 - 1906) is the father of Modern art, and one of the most famous f ...

Anne Frank House

For more than two years Anne Frank and her family lived in the annex of the building at Prinsengr ...

Jean Henri Dunant

Henri Dunant (1828- 1910) from Switzerland, established the International Committee of the Red Cr ...

Giacomo Puccini

Giacomo Antonio Domenico Michele Secondo Maria Puccini (1858 - 1924) is regarded as one of the gr ...

Sergio Leone

Sergio Leone (1929-1989) was an Italian film director, well known for his Dollars Trilogy, which ...

Marco Polo

Marco Emilio Polo (1254-1324) born in island Korcula, Croatia and was the first European traveler ...

Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) owes his name to the town of Vinci near Florence. ...

Giuseppe Verdi

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), the most popular of all opera composers, was born to a poor family in ...

Erno Rubik

Ernö Rubik was born in 1944 in Budapest, Hungary from father a mechanic-engineer, specialist ...

Vincent Van Gogh Museum

A visit to the Van Gogh Museum is a unique experience of your visit to Amsterdam. The museum cont ...

Emil Zatopek

Emil Zatopek was born in Czechoslovakia in 1922. At the age of 16 he went to work in a factory. A ...

J. Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), German poet, playwright, novelist, and natural philosophe ...

Napoleon Bonaparte

Louis Napoleone di Buonaparte (1769-1821) was born in Ajaccio in to a family of Corsican nobility ...

Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner (1813-1883) is not only known because of his 13 operas and numerous other composit ...

Henri Matisse

Using colors, contrasts, and the human form in his works, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) went down in ...

Frederic Chopin

Frédéric Chopin, (1810 -1849) a world-famous composer, can be defined as a Pole, or ...

Franz Joseph Haydn

Franz Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809) is the father of the Viennese Classic. Haydn was not born in Vie ...

Milos Forman

Miloš Forman was born in 1932 in ÄŚáslav in Czechoslovakia and he is one of the few ...

Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla's (1856-1943) birthday, July 10th, is proclaimed by the United Nations - Nikola ...

Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) was born in Prague and most of his life spent there, but he was one of th ...

Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht ( 1898-1956), was bored by regular schooling, but during his years in exile he had ...

Karl Marx

Karl Marx (1818-1883) known as the father of communism, he meant that countries applying his theo ...

Johannes Gutenberg

Johannes Gutenberg (1395-1468) is considered the inventor of movable metallic type that made prin ...

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein is a renowned name not only among physicists and scientists but to the whole worl ...

Sandor Petofi memorial Museum

Sandor Petofi, one of the greatest Hungarian poets and probably the greatest revolutionary poets ...