One was a revered civil rights leader; the other, a revolutionary diplomat. Both spoke truth to power and had a talent for turning words into action.
What does a peasant turned Catholic saint have in common with a Nobel Prize-winning scientist? Inspired thinking, for one thing. Also: awesome hair.
An iconic ruler of ancient Egypt and an influential Elizabethan playwright each left behind priceless relics that earned them rock-star status.
He invented a new field of mathematics, while she sent flyers soaring to new heights. Both were trailblazers in their fields who bucked convention.
The beloved king of jazz and the reviled queen of France came from different worlds. Yet both achieved royalty — and left behind a dazzling legacy.
In Shoshone, her name means “bird woman.” In English, his name means ... well ... “black beard.” One is famous, and the other is infamous.
These two pioneering women were passionate souls who changed art and politics by doing what they loved. And sometimes wearing (gasp!) pants in public.
She was a scientist who could speak five languages. He was an illusionist who was born to entertain. No “magic” involved — just lots of hard work.
It’s a tale of polar-opposite icons: one, a commanding leader known for his truthfulness; the other, a world traveler who probably told lots of lies.
A fierce conqueror who built an empire and a scientist who made peanuts famous? Sure, they're important. But so is Ron's birthday!
Go-getters in completely different fields had the courage to try something new. One was an artistic genius, and the other two took to the skies.
The Renaissance sparked the rebirth of art and science. It also saw the rise of a royal icon and an astronomer who changed how people saw the world.
He came, he saw, he took over Who HQ. But can a famed Roman ruler conquer a martial arts master and the entire "Who Was?" cast? (With bonus bloopers!)