Capable Man of History: Charles Darwin

A picture of Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin was an English geologist, naturalist, and biologist. He was born in Shrewsbury Shropshire on February 12th, 1809, at his parents’ house known as “The Mount.” Darwin’s parents were Robert Darwin and Susannah Darwin, and he was the fifth child.  Robert was a famous financier, and Susannah was a wealthy doctor, … Read more

Capable Men of History: Pythagoras

Roman copy of a Greek original bust of Pythagoras

Pythagoras is widely considered the Greek who used the word “philosopher” for the first time. Among the masses, he is famous for his contributions to mathematics, such as Pythagoras Theorem, but Pythagoras’ life was more than just a theorem. His student, Plato, was incredibly influenced by his mentor’s teachings and often mentioned … Read more