Overview for Encyclopedia Biographica:(In 8 Volumes)
These Biographies capture the essence of a personâ€™s life end also reveal the dynamic forces operating in their times. They are not only inspiring but also bear repetition. This set of publications revisits the lives of great men and women who had the rare qualities that made them outstanding. Written in simple and cogent language, these volumes cover the various categories of people arranged in alphabetical order: Great Military Leaders; Explorers; Adventurers; Statespersons; Saints and Philosophers; Literary and Artistic Achievers; Social Celebrities; and the Greatest Women Achievers of all times. A valuable reference work about people whose lives changed the times they lived in. A First ever compilation, a culmination of meticulous research collation, in 8 focused, comprehensive volumes. Human endeavour captured in all its forms and purposes. Presenting the minds, motives, and means of the greatest personalities of the world across the ages. The flowers of human achievement. Here is knowledge packaged expertly for everyone.
John Philip Hazel (Author)
John Philip Hazel (b. 1946) studied in Public Schools in Kolkata and Shillong. On his parentsâ€™ return to their homeland in South Africa in 1966, he enrolled at the University of Durban and Lived through the tumultuous years of the antiapartheid struggle. After a graduate degree in English with History, he went to the UK at the University of Sussex. He obtained s Masters in History, passing with distinctions. He has worked with several reputed newspapers and news agencies in UK, the USA, and Europe. His love for his birthpalace, Kolkata, brings him back often, during which he has been collecting materials and notes for a forthcoming book on the architecture of the city.