Lucas Cranach (1472 - 1553) Lexa Ale History Honors: Hars November 19, 2013 Life of Lucas Cranach Lucas Cranach, born as Lucas Sunder on October 4, 1472 in the town of Kronach in Northern Franconia, was known as one of the most famous Renaissance artists of his time. He was one of the four children to Hans Maler, the painter. His mother’s name, however, isn’t known, only her maiden name; Hubner, was able to be found. Like other famous painters, Lucas took the name of his hometown in place of his original last name. Lucas lived his long, inspiring life as not only a painter and printmaker, but an entrepreneur and politician as well.
Charles Tupper (July 2,1821- October 30,1915) The longest-surviving Father of Confederation, Charles Tupper was leader of the Nova Scotia delegates at all three Confederation conferences. In the years following union, he held a number of high political offices, including that of High Commissioner to London. He also holds the dubious distinction of being Canada's shortest-serving prime minister. Sir Charles Tupper, 1st Baronet, was a Canadian father of Confederation: as the Premier of Nova Scotia from 1864 to 1867, he led Nova Scotia into Confederation. Tupper first ran for office as a Conservative in Nova Scotia in 1855, winning a hotly contested election in Cumberland County againstJoseph Howe(although his own party fared
Drew B Little Karol Hunt: Hist Phil Prin of PE December 2, 2008 Luther Halsey Gulick Luther Halsey Gulick was a well-known writer in physical education, folk dance education and recreation. Gulick was born on December 4, 1865 in Honolulu, Hawaii. His father Luther Halsey Gulick and his mother Louisa Lewis Gulick were both Congregationalist missionaries and had seven children and Luther was the fifth child born. As a child, young Luther spent the first fifteen years of his life moving from Hawaii to Spain, Italy, and Japan. In 1880 he finally returned to the United States and in 1882 he enrolled in the preparatory department of Oberlin College.
Maurice Jarre was born on September 13th, 1924 in Lyon France. He just recently passed away from cancer on March 29th, 2009 in Los Angeles California. Maurice was the son of Andre and Gabrielle Jarre, his father was a radio technical director. Jarre was married four times, first to a woman named Francette Pejot whom he had one son with, second to Dany Saval in 1965 whom he had one daughter with, third to Laura Devon in 1967 whom he had another son with, and was last married in 1984 to Fong F. Khong who he was married to until his death. Maurice Jarre’s three children Jean Michel, Kevin, and Stefanie followed in their father’s footsteps into the film industry.
Edmund Barton Sir Edmund Barton lived from 1849 to 1920. He grew up in the English suburb of Glebe; he was the ninth child of William and Marie Louise Barton. His father’s occupation was a stock broker and his mother was a teacher. Key Achievements: Edmund Barton’s key achievements were mainly founding things like the federation movement and high court of Australia also being Australia’s first prime minister in our country’s history. Being elected as a prime minister in modern times now is a big achievement but being the first prime minister is a bigger achievements.
GROUP PRESENTATION The Lady , or The Tiger? by Francis Richard Stockton I. AUTHOR Birth Date: April 5, 1834 Death Date: April 20, 1902 Nationality: American 1. Early life Born in Philadelphia on 5 April 1834, Francis Richard Stockton (Frank R. Stockton) was the third son of William Smith Stockton and his second wife, Emily Drean Stockton. Since their first two children had died in infancy, he was the eldest living child.
Who Is Thomas Kinkade Thomas Kinkade was born 19th January 1958 of German/Irish heritage. Born the second child of Bill and Mary Anne, William Thomas Kinkade III arrived in Sacramento, California, on January 19,1958. and grew up in Placerville, California, with his mother, older sister and younger brother. His father left the family and he was raised primarily in a single family household. According to Thomas Kinkade's biography, America's most collected artist had a Tom Sawyer-like childhood in his Norman Rockwellesque. His family knew at a very young age that Thom was a gifted artist.
General Dwight David Eisenhower Dwight D. Eisenhower was a General, U.S. President And a Journalist. He had a nickname and it was Ike, He was born October 14, 1890 in Denison, Texas. His parents were: David Jacob Eisenhower and Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower, He was the third of his parents seven sons they had. Dwight was a year and a half old; his family moved back to Abilene so David could take a better job at his brother-in-law's creamery, His younger brother had currently died when they were in Abilene from. Although his younger brother might have died when he was only 6-years-old, He still had happy memories from baseball and football in Abilene High School.
Ronald Wilson Reagan was born in an apartment on the second floor of a commercial building in Tampico, Illinois on February 6, 1911, to Jack Reagan and Nelle (Wilson) Reagan.  Reagan's father was a salesman and a storyteller, the grandson of Irish Catholic immigrants from County Tipperary while his mother had Scots and English ancestors.  Reagan had one sibling, his older brother, Neil (1908–1996), who became an advertising executive.  As a boy, Reagan's father nicknamed his son "Dutch", due to his "fat little Dutchman"-like appearance, and his "Dutchboy" haircut; the nickname stuck with him throughout his youth.  Reagan's family briefly lived in several towns and cities in Illinois, including Monmouth, Galesburg and Chicago, until 1919, when they returned to Tampico and lived above the H.C. Pitney Variety Store.