Famous People
2015.10.22
Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin was born in 1930 in Glen Ridge in New Jersey. Before being an astronaut, he was a fighter pilot. He took part in the Korean war in 1950.

In 1963, he became an astronaut, his first space mission was Gemini 12, the mission began in 1966 for four days.

His second space mission was Apollo 11. They were three, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins. They took of from Kennedy Space Center, on July 16, 1969. On 20th July 20 minutes after Neil Armstrong, Aldrin was the second man to walk on the moon.

He left the NASA and the air force in 1972 and he decided to write five autobiographical novels. In 2011, he played in the movie « Transformers 3 ».

Vasco de Gama
proposé par Alexis

He was born in 1460. Heis from Portugal. He is a famous sailor because he was the first European to go to India by the sea.

The trip was long and dangerous. He started the trip in 1497 and returned to Portugal in 1503. He did 2 travels to India. He had four boats and 170 people who with him during his trips.

The second travel was very very dangerous because he had some goods. With his travels he opened a sea road for the spices. He had no diary while the travelled. He died in India after a long retirement in 1524.

Vasco Nunez de Balboa
proposé par Andy

Vasco Nunez de Balboa was born in 1475 and died in 1529. He was a Spanish explorer, a governor and a conquistador. He was a maritime explorer for the crown of Castille.

He was the first person to discovered Pacific Ocean in 1513. He founded american Towns and he became famous. On 25th September in 1513 he discovered the south seas and he took possession. In 1519 he was beheaded because he was suspected of to create a governement in the south sea.

Steve Jbs
proposé par Anna

Steve jobs was born on 24th February 1955 in San Fransisco in California and he died on 5th October 2011.

He was an Engineer and an inventor.

Steve Jobs co-founded Apple in 1976.

After that he revolutionzed six industries : computer, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing and digital publishing.

In 1984 the first computer were in the market.

He was famous because he was the inventor of the Iphone in 2007 and then he developped it and invented the Ipad in 2010.

He was famous around the world for his creations.

Alexander Graham Bell
proposé par Elisa

Alexander Bell was born on 3rd March eighteen fourtyseven. He was born in Edinburgh in Scotland.

He was a scientist, an inventor and an engineer. He invented the first telephone. He had four children. Alexander invented some other inventions. He worked in the field of optical, telemmunications and aeronautics.

He died on 2nd August nineteen twenty-two in Canada.

Louis Pasteur
proposé par Eugénie

Louis Pasteur was born on 27th December 1822, in Dole, in France and he died on 28th September 1895 in Marnes-la-Coquette in France.

He was a scientist, chemist and a physicist. After a long time of trying and studying, he discovered the vaccine against chicken cholera in 1879, then in 1880 he discovered the vaccine against anthrax and he also discovered the vaccine against rabies and some others after that but the vaccine against rabies is his most famous discoveries ever.

Marie Curie
proposé par Guillaume

Marie Sklodowska-Curie, born Maria Salomea Sklodowska was born on November 7th, 1867 in Warsaw in Poland, and died on July 4th, 1934 in the sanatorium of Sancellemoz in Passy (Haute-Savoie, France). She was a Polish physicist and chemist.

She married Pierre Curie and Marie Curi got received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903 woth her husbands and dedquert for their researches on radiations. In 1911, she got the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her works on polonium and radium. She is the only woman to have received two Nobel prizes and the only one among all the price-winners to have been rewarded in two different scientific heldi. She was also the first woman prize-winner in 1903, with her husband.

Henry Ford
proposé par Isaline

Henry Ford was born on 30th July 1863. He was American. He lived in the USA. Henry was the founder oft the Ford Motor Company.

In 1891 Ford became an engineer. He developed and manufactured the first automobile that middle class American could buy.

He produced 15 milions cars. He bacame very rich.

He revolutionzed transpotation and America industry with the T automobile. He died in 1947.

Isaac newton
proposé par Joris

His name is Isaac Newton. He was English. He was born on 25th December, 1642 and he died on 20th March, 1727. He was a Philosopher, an Astronomer, a Mathematician, a Physict, an Alchemist and a Theologian.

In short, he was a genuis. He discovered the law of gravity. He lived in London.

Einstein
proposé par Julie

He was German, American, Swiss and Austrian. He was born on 14th April March 1879 in Germany. He died on 17th April 1955. He developed the general theory of relativity. He was famous for his formula : E=mc2, too.

He was dyslexic. He didn’t speak before he was four years old. One person kept his brain and his eyes. Einstein met Charlie Chaplin.

Gustave Eiffel
proposé par Laura

Gustave Eiffel was a French engineer, his complete name was Alexandre Gustave Eiffel and he was born on 15th December 1832 and he died on the 27th December 1923.

He builed the Effeil Tower in 1887, this Tower was 300 meters high and it is in Paris in France.The building was difficult because it was a very big Tower and it's made of iron . Mr.Eiffel built many other  things like the Statue of Libery in New York or many Bridges in Paris.

Auguste Picard
proposé par Maxime

He was born on 28th January 1884 and he died on 24th March 1962. He was swiss. On 27th March 1831 he broke the record in flying, he went up to the altitude 17781 meters.

He made the first bathyscaphe (submarine) in 1945. He made a second one submarine: Trieste (Italy).   He broke the world record with the second one. He went down to 10914 meters.

He is famous because he’s the Profesor Tournesol in Tintin!

Alan Shepard
proposé par Nima

Alan Shepard was born on November 18, 1923. He was selected by the NASA to join the seven group, the famous “Mercury Seven”. And in 1961, on 5th May 1961, he was the first American in the Space. The flight lasted 15 minutes and 22 seconds.

10 years later, he was selected for a flight to the moon! The mission was “Apollo 14”. It was on February 5, 1971. He landed on the moon at 9h15. He was the 5th men to walk on the moon. He died on July 21, 1998.

Christopher Columbus
proposé par Noé

Christopher Colombus was an Italian sailor he was born in 1451 and he died in 1506. Christopher is famous because he discovered America.

But first he discovered the Caribean islands. Normally Christopher Colombus wanted to go to India But he found America and he called the people Indians.

Christopher Colombus died in Spain in a city called Valladolid. He conquered a lot of islands in his travels