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Short Biography, Paragraph of “Frank Lloyd Wright” short paragraph for Class 10, Class 12 and Graduate Classes

Frank Lloyd Wright Frank Lloyd Wright, (1869-1959). US architect, one of the leading architectural innovators of the 20th century. Born in Wisconsin, he studied architecture under Louis H. Sullivan in Chicago. During his early career he built a number of private houses in a functional style, using modern materials and incorporating open-plan areas. He ,also designed some of the first skyscrapers and the unique spiral form of the Guggenheim Museum...
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Short Biography, Paragraph of “Sir William Wallace” short paragraph for Class 10, Class 12 and Graduate Classes

Sir William Wallace Sir William Wallace, (c. 1270-1305). Scottish soldier and patriot. After Edward I of England had assumed control of Scotland (1296), Wallace led attacks on the English garrisons and took Stirling Castle (1297). The English were subsequently expelled from Scotland. In 1298 Edward reinvaded Scotland and Wallace’s army was crushed at the Battle of Falkirk. He then spent several years waging guerrilla warfare. After his capture in 1304...
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Short Biography, Paragraph of “Margaret Thatcher” short paragraph for Class 10, Class 12 and Graduate Classes

Margaret Thatcher Margaret Thatcher, Baroness (1925- ). British politician; prime minister (1979-90). The daughter of a grocer, she graduated in chemistry from Oxford. After working as a barrister, she entered Parliament in 1959 as a Conservative. She was a member of the Cabinet (1970-74) and succeeded Edward Heath as leader of the Conservative Party (1975). Following the Conservative victory in the 1979 general election, she became Britain’s first woman prime...
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Short Biography, Paragraph of “Michael Jackson” short paragraph for Class 10, Class 12 and Graduate Classes

Michael Jackson Michael Jackson, (1958- ). US singer and songwriter. The youngest of the Jackson Five, a Black pop group consisting of five (later six) brothers, he sang on most of their hits of the 1970s. In 1979 he released the solo album Off the Wall, which became a bestseller. This was followed by the dance album Thriller (1983), his most successful record, and Bad (1987). Jackson is also well...
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Short Biography, Paragraph of “Ivan IV” short paragraph for Class 10, Class 12 and Graduate Classes

Ivan IV Ivan IV, known as Ivan the Terrible (1530-84). Tsar of Russia. He became Grand Prince of Moscow in 1533 and was crowned tsar of all Russia in 1547 at the age of 17. As tsar, he followed a policy of expansion and consolidation, conquering Kazan, Astrakhan, and western Siberia. After the death of his first wife he became al-most insanely tyrannical and was responsible for several ruthless massacres....
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Short Biography, Paragraph of “Ivan III” short paragraph for Class 10, Class 12 and Graduate Classes

Ivan III Ivan III, known as Ivan the Great (1440-1505). Russian ruler and Grand Prince of Moscow. He succeeded his father in 1462 and considerably extended his Muscovite territory. He finally freed Russia from her Tartar overlords (1480) by stopping payment of the customary tribute to the Golden Horde, the Mongol warriors of Batu Khan. He subsequently claimed, the title of ‘Ruler of all Russia’, and is regarded by some...
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Short Biography, Paragraph of “Sir Henry Irving” short paragraph for Class 10, Class 12 and Graduate Classes

Sir Henry Irving Sir Henry Irving, stage name of John Henry Brodribb (1838-1905). British actor and theatre manager. He be-came associated with the Lyceum Theatre in 1871 and in 1878 became its manager. His productions at the Lyceum, especially those in which he played Shakespearean roles, dominated the London stage until his death. Among his famous performances were his portrayal of Hamlet and his sympathetic interpretation of Shylock in The...
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Short Biography, Paragraph of “Eugene lonesco” short paragraph for Class 10, Class 12 and Graduate Classes

Eugene lonesco Eugene lonesco, (1912-94). French dramatist. Born in Romania, he lived in France from 1938 until his death. His plays, which include The Bald Primadonna (1950) and The Chairs (1952), are early examples of the Theatre of the Absurd. In Rhinoceros (1959), a satirical attack on conformity, all but one of the inhabitants of a town gradually turn into rhinoceroses. Later plays include Journey Among the Dead (1982).  ...
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