1000 Years of Famous PeopleBook - 2002
Meet the movers and shakers of the last millennium in this comprehensive and detailed look at the famous and the notorious, along with their achievements, and their legacies. Organized by theme--explorers, inventors, leaders, artists, athletes, musicians, politicians, scientists, writers, and reformers--each section is arranged chronologically by birth date. From Pedro Alvares Cabral to Charlie Chaplin, the fact-filled entries illuminate the life and accomplishments of key figures who helped to shape the last 1000 years, while in-depth features cover the most significant history-makers. Offering unique insight into the lives of the great and famous, and occasionally infamous, this is a superb reference for all the family.
* Packed with wonderful illustrations, and photographs
* Special in-depth features about key history-makers
* Brief biographies of key figures appear at the foot of every spread
* Comprehensive index