Clara Immerwahr - one of the first women to get her PhD. Killed herself after her husband Fritz Haber, himself a chemical genius unleashed the use of chemical weapons on the world in WWI.

Clara Immerwahr - one of the first women to get her PhD in Chemistry in graduated magna cum laude. Committed suicide with a pistol after her husband Fritz Haber, himself a chemical genius, unleashed the use of chemical weapons on the world in WWI.

“The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness, with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize that at the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit, and that this center is really everywhere, it is within each of us.”    —Black Elk

Nicholas Black Elk [Hehaka Sapa] (c. December 1863 – 17 August or 19 August was a famous Wichasha Wakan (Medicine Man or Holy Man) and Heyoka of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux). He participated at about the age of twelve in the Battle of Little Big H

Only two photos exist of F Delano Rooswelt in his wheelchair. The media would not take photos of him in it.

Wheelchair-bound President Franklin Roosevelt holds his black Scottish terrier Fala while talking to Ruthie Bie, granddaughter of the caretakers of the Hill Top Cottage at his Hyde Park, N., home in February

Virginia Woolf

Adeline Virginia Woolf was an English writer, regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century.

Dalai Lama

The Dali Lama photo by Phil Borges from "The Enduring Spirit" Looks so knowing.

Sitting Bull, however (pictured) refused to order his people to stop dancing, and in consequence was arrested and killed, an act that led two weeks later to the infamous massacre at Wounded Knee, where 153 Sioux Indians, mostly women and children, were needlessly slaughtered by the US Army. But the Indian spirit was not slaughtered with them. The Ghost Dance continues to this day, and to some large extent the hopes of many Native Americans remain pinned to the prophecy that spawned it.

Sitting Bull (Tatanka lyotanka) historical leader of the Hunkpapa band of Lakota Sioux Indians. There won't be anything here for our children unless you wake up AMERICA! Muslims are taking over this country.

Harrison Ford

[Fiction] Harrison Ford dead at 75 (death of Harrison Ford). Harrison Ford, born on July 1942 in Chicago, was an American actor.

Photograph of Empress Elisabeth of Austria (1837–1898), the day of her coronation as Queen of Hungary.  Erzsebet_kiralyne_photo_1867.jpg 656×1,200 pixels

Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Queen of Hungary. A photograph of Elisabeth on the day of her coronation as Queen of Hungary, 8 June 1867

50 years ago, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain's order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war.

Vasili Alexandrovich Arkhipov was a Soviet Navy officer. During the Cuban Missile Crisis, he prevented the launch of a nuclear torpedo and thereby prevented a nuclear war

Yes....Ludwig too.

Portrait by Joseph Karl Stieler, 1820 Ludwig van Beethoven. Born in Bonn, 17 died in Vienna 26 March pianist

Scottish author JK Rowling

JK Rowling: I will return to writing children's books

JK Rowling reveals she had to seek therapy after 'Harry Potter' stardom

Queen Elizabeth I by  Anonymous

The Darnley portrait done in 1575 by an unknown artist. Elizabeth at her serene and regal best, utterly confident and imposing in her clothes, her demeanor and her bearing. By an unknown artist.