Biography


Zygmunt Bauman: Biography, Career, Age (1927 – 2017)

Zygmunt Bauman (1927-2017) was a Polish sociologist, thinker, teacher and writer, one of the most critical voices in contemporary society. He created the expression “Liquid Modernity” to classify the fluidity of the world where individuals no longer have a standard of reference.


Zé Ramalho – Biography, Age, Career

Zé Ramalho – Biography, Career, Songs (Brazil) Biography of Zé Ramalho Zé Ramalho (1949) is a Brazilian singer and composer, one of the great voices of the Northeastern generation of the 70s. José Ramalho Neto…


William Stanley Jevons | Biography, History, Theory & Political Economics

William Stanley Jevons was an English economist and logician, known for pioneering the Marginalist Revolution and for his use of the differential calculus in economics.

William Stanley Jevons (1835-1882) was born in Liverpool to a wealthy merchant family. He entered  University College London , but due to the bankruptcy of the family businesses, he had to withdraw from studies and travel to Sydney, Australia to work for several years at the Mint.


Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello (1909 – 1966)

Sir Ahmadu Bello was one of the greatest Nigerian nationalists and, perhaps the most forceful Nigerian politician of the 1950s and early 1960. A great grandson of Uthman dan Fodio, the Fulani religious leader who founded the Sokoto Caliphate, Ahmadu Bello was born on 12th June, 1909 at Rabbah, near Sokoto.


Nnamdi Azikiwe (1904 – 1996)

Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe “Zik” Benjamin, a foremost nationalist and statesman was born at Zungeru in Northern part of Nigeria in 1904. At the time of his birth, Azikiwe’s father was serving as a clerk in the Nigeria Regiment at Zungeru. He attended schools at Onitsha, Lagos and Calabar before going back to Lagos in 1921 to further his education.


Herbert Macaulay (1864 – 1945)

Herbert Macaulay Samuel Heelas was born in Lagos on 14th November, 1864. He was the seventh child of Reverend Thomas Babington Macaulay and Abigail Macaulay (daughter of Bishop Ajayi Crowther). He attended St. Paul’s Anglican School, Breadfruit Street and C.M.S. Day School, Faji both in Lagos.




Zinedine Zidane – Biography, Age, History, Football Career

Zinedine Zidane (Date of Birth: 1972) popularly referred to as Zizou is a former France professional footballer, the biggest idol of French football. For three years he was voted Best Player in the World (Ballon d’Or) by FIFA. He is the currently the Head Coach of Spanish League A-team, Real Madrid.