Timelines of Everyone: From Cleopatra and Confucius to Mozart and Malala

by DK

Get the inside track on the incredible lives of history's must-know names: from Shakespeare to Oprah Winfrey, and Anne Frank to Julius Caesar. Timelines of Everyone book breathes fresh life into the biographies of the people you thought you knew, and unearths many stories from previously ignored or unheard voices. Following on from the smash hit Timelines of Everything, Timelines of Everyone focuses squarely on the biographies of a myriad of movers and shakers across millennia. This DK children's book boasts more than 150 visual timelines, covering a diverse array of kings and queens, humanitarians, scientists, inventors, explorers, activists, writers, artists, and more, from across the globe. This fascinating book takes kids on a thrilling historical journey, revealing not just the incredible achievements, contributions, and adventures of historical figures, but the lesser-known events that shaped them too, from childhood into old age. Did you know that West African ruler Mansa Musa was the richest person ever to have lived? Or that Hollywood screen legend Hedy Lamarr invented technology that would one day develop into WiFi? Or how about the fact that Einstein's last words were lost, because his nurse didn't speak German? Filled with easy-to-understand visual timelines, vibrant illustrations, and a diverse range of historical figures, Timelines of Everyone is the must-have guide to the world's must-know names.

ISBN: 9780241413005

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Date of Publication: 01/10/2020

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