Publisher description for 100 people who made history : meet the people who shaped the modern world / written by Ben Gilliland ; consultant, Philip Parker.


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Where would we be without inventors, philosophers, economists, politicians, explorers, and other "ideas" people? Some of our historical heroes were lone geniuses but many were influenced by other great thinkers and ideas.

Full of true-life stories and famous celebrities, 100 People Who Made History contains all the people you'd expect to find, and plenty that you wouldn't! Inventors and explorers rub shoulders with political leaders, sports stars, and entertainers from all over the world. From Aristotle to Mark Zuckerberg, to Marie Curie to Pele, all areas of culture, history, industry, sports, entertainment, and more are covered. Perfect for book reports, school projects, or anytime reading to satisfy and educate curious minds.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Explorers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Heads of state -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.