Alan Turing changed the world not once, but twice. He altered the course of World War II by cracking codes and followed that up with groundbreaking work on computers.
Guy Môquet is a symbol of French resistance and national pride after being executed by the occupying Germans. His final letter to his family is remembered across France.
Lt. C. Carwood Lipton is a fictional character in the HBO series Band Of Brothers (he was based on a true person however).
Aimee Mullins is an amputee who speaks out for people with disabilities from a position of equality.
Laura Ingalls was the author and star of the “Little House on the Prairie” books.
John Snow, considered to be one of the fathers of epidemiology, is most widely known for his discovery of the source of the 1854 Broad Street cholera outbreak in London.
Galileo is the most preeminent and influential scientist to have ever lived. In the words of Stephen Hawking, he “perhaps more than any other single person, was responsible for the birth of modern science.”
The list of those influenced by Zappa is as long as it is varied, both within musician and across the artistic community. His name is synonymous with the highest standard of musical excellence and integrity.
John Paul II spread his belief in religion and advocacy in human rights as he traveled around the world and spoke to many groups of people.
Ruby Bridges was among the first black children, among chants of “two, four, six, eight, we don’t want to integrate!” to attend an all-white elementary school in New Orleans.