Biography Information

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Biography Information

Below, you will find information for the famous people students are researching this year.  (Listed in alphabetical order by last name **except those who were royals)
 
 
John Adams--2nd President of the United States
 
Johnny Appleseed -- American Pioneer Nurseryman
 
Blackbeard -- Pirate
 
Elizabeth Blackwell -- 1st Woman Doctor in the U.S.
 
Daniel Boone--American Pioneer, Explorer, Woodsman, Frontiersman
 
Ruby Bridges -- American Activist/Civil Rights 
 
Davy Crockett -- 19th Century Frontiersman, Soldier and Politician
 
Walt Disney -- American Entrepreneur, Animator and Film Producer
 
Princess Diana -- Princess of Wales 
Princess Diana Facts--Scroll down to the middle of the page 
 
Amelia Earhart -- American Aviation Pioneer
 
Albert Einstein -- Influential Physicist
 
Queen Elizabeth -- Queen of England
 
Elvis -- American Singer/Songwriter and Actor
Kids Connect-Elvis--scroll down to the middle of the page 
 
Anne Frank -- Author of a Famous Diary
 
Ben Franklin -- A Founding Father of the U.S., Inventor 
Kids Connect-Franklin--scroll down to the middle 
 
Jane Goodall -- Scientist/Primatologist
 
Milton Hershey -- Inventor and Creator of Hershey Chocolate
 
Steve Irwin -- Crocodile Hunter
 
Helen Keller -- Author/Speaker for the Deaf and Blind
 
Abraham Lincoln -- 16th President of the United States
 
John Lewis -- American Politician and Civil Rights Leader
 
Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Civil Rights Leader
 
Rosa Parks -- American Civil Rights Activist
 
Pocahontas -- Native American Woman in U.S. History
 
Paul Revere--Famous American Patriot
 
Jackie Robinson -- Famous Baseball Player 
 
Teddy Roosevelt -- 26th, and Youngest, U.S. President in History
 
Betsy Ross -- Proposed Creator of the 1st U.S. Flag
 
Babe Ruth -- Famous Baseball Player
 
Sacagawea -- Native American Woman--Guide for Lewis and Clark Expedition
 
Shirley Temple -- Famous American Actress/Singer
 
George Washington--First President of the United States
 
Wilbur and Orrville Wright (Wright Brothers) -- Inventors in Aviation
Kids Connect-Wright--scroll down to the middle of page 
 
 
 
 
 
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