A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

By Tim Lambert His Early Life Abraham Lincoln was born on 12 February 1809 on a farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky. His parents were Thomas and Nancy Lincoln. They had 3 children, Sarah, Abraham, and Thomas. However, Thomas died in infancy. When Abraham was 7 his father moved to southwestern Indiana. However, his mother died in… Continue reading A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

A Brief Biography of Agatha Christie

By Tim Lambert Her Early Life Agatha Christie was a great crime writer of the 20th century. She was born Agatha May Clarissa Miller on 13 September 1890 in Torquay, Devon, England. Her father was named Alvan Miller and her mother was called Clarissa Margaret. The family was well off. Sadly when Agatha was 11… Continue reading A Brief Biography of Agatha Christie

A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF ALEXANDER FLEMING

By Tim Lambert Alexander Fleming was the man who discovered penicillin. He was born in Lochfield, Ayrshire, Scotland on 6 August 1881. He went to Kilmarnock Academy. However, Alexander Fleming moved to London. He worked as a shipping clerk for a time then when a relative left him some money he went to study medicine… Continue reading A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF ALEXANDER FLEMING

A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL

By Tim Lambert Alexander Graham Bell was the man who invented the telephone. He was born in Edinburgh on 3 March 1847. Bell’s father taught elocution and Alexander was expected to follow. He was educated at Edinburgh High School, Edinburgh University, and the University of London. Afterward, he taught elocution and music. Then in 1870… Continue reading A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL

A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF ANNE ASKEW

By Tim Lambert Anne Askew was a Protestant martyr of the 16th century. In 1534 Henry VIII made himself head of the Church in England. However, King Henry kept the old Catholic doctrines mostly intact. He had little sympathy for Protestant beliefs. So during his reign Protestants were persecuted. Anne Askew was born in 1521… Continue reading A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF ANNE ASKEW