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Robert Bakewell

Robert Bakewell - The Pioneer of Farm Animal Selective Breeding
Robert Bakewell was the pioneer of farm animal selective breeding and was the first person to improve the well-being of sheep, cattle and horses. His methods, which led to the British Agricultural Revolution, were highly successful and made him a lot of money.
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Shakespeare

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare was born at Stratford-on-Avon, and baptised in Stratford church in 1564. He married Anne Hathaway, and they had three children - Susanna, and the twins Hamnet and Judith. Shakespeare went to London to seek his fortune and joined a company of players...
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Galileo

Galileo, the Italian Physicist
Galileo, born in 1564, was one of the most distinguished of the early scientists. He was a professor of mathematics at Pisa in Italy, but he was also a great experimental physicist. He saw a lamp swinging in Pisa Cathedral...
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Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin (1809-1882)
Charles Darwin was a scientist and known all over the world. He was born in Shropshire, England in 1809. As a young boy he was not considered to be very intelligent because of his continued study of insects and rocks instead of learning what other people wanted him to learn...
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Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill (1874-1966)
Sir Winston Spencer Churchill was born in 1874 at Blenheim Palace. One of his ancestors was the first Duke of Marlborough who won the battle of Blenheim in the reign of Queen Anne. Churchill became one of the greatest men in British history...
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Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus (circa 1446-1506)
Christopher Columbus was the Italian sailor and explorer who discovered America and whose date of birth is believed to be about 1446. He was at sea from his boyhood and knew a lot about ships...
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