The present publication is a standard encyclopaedic work, which features the lives of some of the worlds' most famous people and greatest archievers. This stylish and information-packed work tells the stories of thousands of women and men whose lives have influenced the course of history. Readers will come accross biographies of the famous and the infamous - leaders from Genghis Khan to Jawaharlal Nehru; scientists and thinkers from Aristotle to Stephen Hawking; personalities from Rasputin to Sachin Tendulkar.
Covering notable figures from many cultures and time periods right up to the present day, this resource is readable, often very lively, and extremely informative. It is hopes that the contents of this work will help readers to familiar with the profiles, personal history, achievements and other facts about some of the influential people whose contributions have helped shape the modern world, including famous artists, musicians, philosophers, scientists, leaders, intellectuals, industrialists, celebrities and sportspersons.