100 People Who Made History by Philip Parker, Ben Gilliland

By Philip Parker, Ben Gilliland

The place might we be with out inventors, philosophers, economists, politicians, explorers, and different "ideas" humans? a few of our ancient heroes have been lone geniuses yet many have been prompted through different nice thinkers and ideas.

Full of true-life tales and well-known celebrities, a hundred those that Made heritage comprises all of the humans you'd anticipate finding, and lots that you simply wouldn't! Inventors and explorers rub shoulders with political leaders, activities stars, and entertainers from worldwide. From Aristotle to Mark Zuckerberg, to Marie Curie to Pele, all parts of tradition, historical past, undefined, activities, leisure, and extra are coated. ideal for publication reviews, college initiatives, or every time examining to meet and teach curious minds.

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E J ea 38 rock and roll fashion icon a e m a c ns be George Eastman (1854–1932) Today you’re more likely to use your phone to take a photograph, but before the iPhone, there was Kodak. Eastman was an American inventor who brought roll film to market, which replaced expensive photographic plates. He also invented a small, cheap camera, called the KODAK in 1888. E The Kodak came ra m ade pho tog raphy affordable for Kodak built the camera? the Apollo 11 space prog for ram that sent pictures back from the Moon.

I” will take over the world By the 1990s, PCs ruled the computing world and Apple was in trouble. They needed to do something REVOLUTIONARY again. So, in 1998, they released the iMac, which had a built-in monitor. In 2001 came the iPod, the bestselling portable music player. The iPhone, launched in 2007, became the biggest selling mobile phone in history and, in 2010, they unveiled their tablet computer, the iPad. Planet Apple Early Apple computers set the standard for the home computer industry.

In 1901, the American inventor RANDSOM E. OLDS (1864–1950) was the first person to use an ASSEMBLY LINE to build his cars. 51 Steve Jobs & Steve Wozniak The guys who gave us HOME COMPUTERS Once upon a time, personal computers had to be put together from a kit and could be used only by highly skilled super-geeks. Apple changed all this. The two Steves Both Californians, Steve Wozniak was born in 1950 in Sunnyvale, and loved tinkering with electronics. Steve Jobs was born in San Francisco, in 1955 and grew up in the area that would become Silicon Valley.

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