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Ernest Hemingway was born in Illinois by Clarence Edmonds Hemingway, a doctor and hunter, and  by Grace Hall, a music teacher and painter. After graduating, he showed no interest in continuing his university studies. Instead he became enthusiastic about sport, practicing different disciplines, including running, boxing and swimming, but above all for writing.
When he knew he had a chance to become a chronicler for the Kansas City Star, he left the family and set off for his new destination. It...
Luigi was born in Milazzo son of Giacomo and Maria Giuseppa Greco. Fifth of six children, he grew up in a family with a strong maritime and patriotic tradition: he was in fact a nephew, son and brother of sailors and at the age of eight he embarked on the ship commanded by his father, immediately giving proof of his abilities. He completed his studies at the Nautical Institute of Messina, where in 1905 he obtained the honorary license, that is the diploma of Aspirant in command of merchant...
Adolf Hitler (Braunau am Inn, 20 April 1889 - Berlin, 30 April 1945)
Thomas Edward Lawrence was born in a Welsh town by Sir Thomas Robert Tighe Chapman, Anglo-Irish gentleman, and Sarah Lawrence, a Scottish housekeeper. For her, Sir Thomas abandoned wife and four daughters, often changing their residence, until they moved to Oxford. From the couple, who could never marry and then adopted Sarah's surname, five children were born.    
From 1896 to 1907 Thomas Edward attended the City of Oxford High School. Smart student, he was attracted to...
In war, the harsh conditions to which the soldiers were subjected during their time in the trenches made it indispensable that the days of extreme danger and sacrifice were alternated by periods of relative calm.
The rear lines were located just a few kilometres from the front line and extended from both sides of the front to encompass a large organizational and logistic system that was used to supply the troops with essential provisions, weapons and ammunition, provide for the care and...
Lev Trotsky or Lev Trockij, aka Lev Davidovič Bronštejn, was born in southern Ukraine, in the village of Janovka, son of David Leontovič Bronštejn and Anna Žovovskaja, a large family of Jewish origin. His father profitably benefited from a landownership, by which he reached a good standard of living. Still a child, Lev was sent to Odessa, where was hosted by a nephew of his mother, Moisej Spencer, a progressive intellectual. In this city attends the Technical Institute of St. Paul where he...
Giacomo Paolo Giovanni Battista Della Chiesa was born in an aristocratic family of Genoa, the sixth son of the Marquis Giuseppe and Giovanna Della Chiesa. Particularly attached to his mother and brothers, he received much of his first school education at home, cause for his weak health. He continued his studies successfully in one of the best schools in the city and soon became the vocation to the priesthood. In 1875 he graduated in law and his father allow him to undertake the ecclesiastical...
During the Great War the trench became the greatest symbol of the tragic wartime experience of millions of men. The First World War in fact saw soldiers entrenched as the norm, thus significantly altering modes of confrontation: there were no more brutal but short battles, but rather long and violent fighting over large spaces and against an often invisible enemy. In the Karst region and along the Isonzo, the Italians, initially at a disadvantage to their adversary on account of the lack of...
Daughter of Adam Zelle and Antje van der Meulen, Margaretha was born in a town in the northern Dutch province of Friesland. Her father, wealthy man, assured her a solid education, allowing her to attend institutions where was possible to learn different languages. After the bankruptcy of the parent and the consequent disintegration of the Zelle family, Margaretha, now fifteen, became a student at a school for kindergarten teachers at Leiden. She later moved to The Hague at one uncle, where...
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