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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › 16th_Century16th century - Wikipedia

    The 16th century is regarded by historians as the century which saw the rise of Western civilization and the Islamic gunpowder empires. The Renaissance in Italy and Europe saw the emergence of important artists, authors and scientists, and led to the foundation of important subjects which include accounting and political science.

  2. Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865 – August 2, 1923) was the 29th president of the United States, serving from 1921 until his death in 1923.A member of the Republican Party, he was one of the most popular sitting U.S. presidents.

  3. Augustin-Jean Fresnel (/ ˈ f r eɪ n ɛ l,-n əl / FRAY-nel, -⁠nəl; / ˈ f r ɛ n ɛ l,-əl / FREN-el, -⁠əl; or / f r eɪ ˈ n ɛ l / fray-NEL; French: [oɡystɛ̃ ʒɑ̃ fʁɛnɛl]; 10 May 1788 – 14 July 1827) was a French civil engineer and physicist whose research in optics led to the almost unanimous acceptance of the wave theory of light, excluding any remnant of Newton's ...

  4. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › 21st_century21st century - Wikipedia

    The 21st (twenty-first) century is the current century in the Anno Domini era or Common Era, under the Gregorian calendar. It began on 1 January 2001 ( MMI ) and will end on 31 December 2100 ( MMC ). [1]

  5. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › John_LockeJohn Locke - Wikipedia

    John Locke FRS (/ l ɒ k /; 29 August 1632 – 28 October 1704) was an English philosopher and physician, widely regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers and commonly known as the "father of liberalism".

  6. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › TintorettoTintoretto - Wikipedia

    Tintoretto is known to have had at least one sibling, a brother named Domenico, although an unreliable 17th-century account says his siblings numbered 22. The family was believed to have originated from Brescia, in Lombardy, then part of the Republic of Venice. Older studies gave the Tuscan town of Lucca as the origin of the family.

  7. Silvio Berlusconi (/ ˌ b ɛər l ʊ ˈ s k oʊ n i / BAIR-luu-SKOH-nee; Italian: [ˈsilvjo berluˈskoːni] (); born 29 September 1936) is an Italian media tycoon and politician who served as Prime Minister of Italy in four governments from 1994 to 1995, 2001 to 2006 and 2008 to 2011.

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