Capable Man of History: Napoleon


Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who was a key figure during the French Revolution and was the leader during successful campaigns and revolutionary wars in France’s rich history. Born in Ajaccio, Corsica, in France, his parents were called Letizia Ramolino and Carlo Buonaparte.  Who is Napoleon?  A French … Read more

The History of Cowboy Boots

Cowboy boots spurs 

The cowboy boots are not only a shoe or boot but they are a lifestyle. It is one of the key elements that transform a person into something new. If a person is wearing a cowboy hat, riding a horse, lasso, six-shooter in a dusty street at high noon, he is not … Read more

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 Man of History: Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein in 1921

Regarded as one of the greatest minds of the 20th century, Albert Einstein’s name needs no formal introduction. Anyone with little knowledge of science knows or has read about his contributions. The name Einstein has become synonymous with being a “genius,” which is fair considering the amount of work he has done … Read more

Capable Man of History: The Buddha

the statue of seated Buddha

The Buddha is one of the most famous historical religious figures. He was the one who laid the foundations for Buddhism as a religion. Buddhism is considered a major religion widely followed in South East Asia and spreading fast in the West. The life of the Buddha was full of lessons for … Read more

Capable Man of History: Confucius

A statue of Confucius in China

Whenever there is a discussion on philosophy, Confucius’s name always pops up. Philosophy and Confucius go hand in hand – he was known as the first teacher after all. Confucius was an ancient Chinese philosopher who got famous a century or two after his death. His teachings were followed not only in … 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

Capable Man of History: Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison

Today, we live in a world that is bright and luminous, no matter if it’s day or dark. It’s all because of the electric lights we have in our homes, offices, and streets. It all started with the invention of the incandescent light bulb that changed the world forever. This was one … Read more

Capable Men of History: Genghis Khan

A portrait of Genghis Khan

Mongol leader Genghis Khan (April 16, 1162 – August 18, 1227) was the founder and the first Great Khan Emperor of the Mongol Empire, the largest contiguous empire in history. After uniting the nomadic tribes in Mongolia, he conquered vast parts of central Asia and China. After his death, the empire went … Read more