UNESCO adds 17 Le Corbusier projects to World Heritage List
This movie shows the 17 Le Corbusier projects that UNESCO has added to its World Heritage List. Heritage body UNESCO has added 17 projects by 20th-century French architect Le Corbusier to its list of...
50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History
Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Winston Churchill’s Greatest Jokes And Insults
Churchill was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th cen...
The Crazy Story Of The Man Who Fought For Finland, The Nazis, And US Army Special Forces
Larry Thorne enlisted in the US Army as a private in 1954, but he was already a war hero. That's because his real name was Lauri Törni, and he had been fighting the Soviets for much of his adult life....
Winston Churchill paintings accepted for nation in lieu of tax
Churchill discovered painting when he was 41 and, his daughter once wrote, it “literally grabbed him, thereafter playing an increasing and abiding role in his life, renewing the source of his great in...
The strange obscurity of Eugene Burdick
He died tragically young, but why have his books about politics been forgotten? A best-selling author shifting millions of books in the post-war decades, a renowned public intellectual, a friend of ce...
Books: Burdick’s Lost ‘The Ninth Wave’ Deserves New Life
Resurrecting a book is probably like raising Lazarus. It can happen, but only with a little divine intervention. On the other hand, there are scientifically documented cases—like Their Eyes Were Watch...
University of California: In Memoriam, June 1967
When Eugene Burdick died on July 26, 1965, the University community lost one of its most gifted members. He was known throughout the world for books and articles focused upon the most urgent problems ...
17 Times Winston Churchill Proved He's The Prime Minister Of Burns
You already know Churchill was a legendary British leader and a towering historical figure. But maybe you didn’t know he was the master of the BURN...
John Hunter (bishop)
John Hunter(1897–1965) was the 3rd Bishop of Kimberley and Kuruman from 1943 until 1951. He was educated at Keble College, Oxford, and ordained in 1922. His first post was as a Curate in Harrow but ...
Francis Floud
Sir Francis Floud KCB KCSI KCMG (18 May 1875 – 17 April 1965) was a British diplomat.He was educated at Cranleigh School and King's College London, and served as British High Commissioner to Canada fr...
Thomas Victor Hall
Thomas Victor Hall (T. Victor Hall; May 30, 1879 – 1965) was an American illustrator, painter and sculptor.
Hall was born in Rising Sun, Indiana, 1879. He attended the Cincinnati Art Academy in t...
Winston Churchill’s Greatest Jokes And Insults
Churchill was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th cen...
The Crazy Story Of The Man Who Fought For Finland, The Nazis, And US Army Special Forces
Larry Thorne enlisted in the US Army as a private in 1954, but he was already a war hero. That's because his real name was Lauri Törni, and he had been fighting the Soviets for much of his adult life....
Max Picard
Max Picard (June 5, 1888 in Schopfheim – October 3, 1965 in Sorengo, Switzerland) was a Swiss writer, important as one of the few thinkers writing from a deeply Platonic sensibility in the 20th centur...
Ardeshir Darabshaw Shroff
Ardeshir Darabshaw Shroff (1899–1965) was an eminent industrialist, banker and economist of India. In 1944, Shroff served as a non-official (since India was not yet independent) delegate at the United...
Jim Corcoran (politician)
James "Jim" Corcoran (1 October 1885 – 7 May 1965) was an Australian politician. He was the Labor member for Victoria in the South Australian House of Assembly from 1945 until his defeat in 1947, and ...
V. P. Menon
Rao Bahadur Vappala Pangunni Menon CSI, CIE (30 September 1893 - 31 December 1965) was an Indian civil servant who was the Constitutional Adviser and Political Reforms Commissioner to the last three ...
The strange obscurity of Eugene Burdick
He died tragically young, but why have his books about politics been forgotten? A best-selling author shifting millions of books in the post-war decades, a renowned public intellectual, a friend of ce...
William Williams (VC)
William Williams VC, DSM & Bar (5 October 1890 – 22 October 1965), was a Welsh recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy ...
William Williams (VC) - Wikipedia
Grigore Brișcu
Grigore Brişcu (1884, Bârlad - 1965, Bucharest) was a Romanian engineer and inventor.1909 Brişcu was the first engineer to begin experimenting with the cyclic variation of rotor blade pitch to ensure ...
Ralph Maybank
H. Ralph Maybank (August 17, 1890 – March 19, 1965) was a politician from Manitoba, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1932 to 1935, and in the Canadian House of Commons fr...
Ralph Maybank - Wikipedia
Hubert Schardin
Hubert Schardin Hermann Reinhold (June 17, 1902 Plassow; † 27 September 1965 in Freiburg im Breisgau) was a German ballistics expert, engineer and academic who studied in the field of High-speed photo...
Hubert Schardin - Wikipedia
Joe Falcon
Joseph Falcon (September 28, 1900 – November 19, 1965) was a Cajun accordion player in southwest Louisiana, best known for the first recording of a Cajun song entitled "Allons à Lafayette" in 19...
Joe Falcon - Wikipedia
Gilbert Colgate
Gilbert Bayard "Gil" Colgate, Jr. (December 21, 1899 – October 9, 1965) was an American businessman and bobsledder who competed in the 1930s. He won the bronze medal in the two-man event at the ...
Hank Robinson
John Henry (Hank) Robinson (born John Henry Roberson from August 16, 1887 to July 3, 1965), was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1911 to 1915 and again in 1918 with three teams. He batt...
Johannes Soodla
Johannes Soodla (14 January 1897 in Kudina Parish, (now in Palamuse Parish) – 16 May 1965) was an Estonian military officer during World War I, Estonian War of Independence and World War II, serving i...
Pete Noonan
Peter John Noonan (November 24, 1881 in West Stockbridge, Massachusetts – February 11, 1965 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts), is a former professional baseball player who was an infielder in the Ma...
Charles B. McClintock
Charles Blaine McClintock (May 25, 1886 – February 1, 1965) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.Born in Paint Township, Wayne County, Ohio, near Beach City, Stark County, McClintock was educated...
Charles B. McClintock - Wikipedia
Emil Weiss
Emil Weiss (Aug 14 1896 - Jan 6 1965) Illustrator, one of the last “press artists” (that old journalistic specialty superseded by photography, which is undoubtedly faster and perhaps more literally ac...
Emil Weiss - Wikipedia