Famous People That Are Dead
The world had produced many talented people. Some become famous in the history because of their talent or their charismatic personality while others became famous for their outstanding work in their respective fields. Their names are inscribed in golden letters in world history.
Famous People That Are Dead:
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (better known as Mahatma Gandhi) was born on October 2, 1869 was a major political and spiritual leader of India and Indian independence movement. He was the pioneer of Satyagraha (a war without violence) which led India to independence. He laid the foundation of Ahimsa and non-violence. He is commonly known around the world as Mahatma Gandhi. He is officially honored in India as “The father of the nation.” In memory of his birthday is observed as International Day of Non-violence worldwide. On January 30, 1948, Gandhi was shot and killed while going for his nightly public walk on the grounds of Birla Bhavan (Birla House) in New Delhi.
Thomas Edison: Thomas Elva Edison best known as (The man who invented the electric light bulb) was born February 11, 1847 and died on October 18, 1931. Thomas Alva Edison was one of the world’s greatest inventors. Among Edison’s most famous inventions are phonographs and long lasting Electric bulbs. He also made significant innovations in communications technologies (telegraph, telephone, phonograph, and motion pictures) and in electric power system. He patented more than thousand devices, including the phonograph and the incandescent light bulb and made millions from his inventions. He was a close friend and associate of another inventor/businessman, Henry Ford.
Henry Ford: Henry Ford was born on July 30, 1863 and died on April 7, 1947. Henry ford was the founder of Ford Motor Company, and one of the first to apply assembly line manufacturing to the mass production of affordable automobiles. His invention revolutionized American transportation and industrial production. He also developed gasoline-powered automobile. As an owner of Ford Motor Company, he became one of the richest and best-known people in the world.
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