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Biographies of famous:
- Biography of Cleopatra
- Biography of Franz Kafka
- Miley Cyrus biography - Hanna Montana
- Biography of Carl Rogers
Biography of Cleopatra
(Unknown - Unknown)Cleopatra VII
Queen of Egypt (51-30 BC), last member of the dynasty Tolemaica
Born in October of 69 B.c. in Alexandria. Known by his enemies as "The Viper of the Nile". It was a very beautiful and seductive woman with an undeniable political gifts.
He spoke seven languages and, unique case, it was the only member of his dynasty who spoke the language of his subjects: the Egyptian.
Daughter of Ptolemy XII Auletes, King of Egypt, when it died in 51 BC, Cleopatra, 17, and his brother, Ptolemy XIII, of about 12, happened le together on the throne on the condition get married. In the third year of his reign, Ptolemy, took exclusive control of the Government and pushed his sister into exile.
Cleopatra gathered an army in Syria, although he was unable to defend his claim until the arrival in Alexandriain 48 BC, Julius Caesar, who became her lover and supported their cause. In 47 BC Tolomeo XIII died in combat and Caesar proclaimed Cleopatra Queen of Egypt.
Married his younger brother, Ptolemy XIV, of about 11 years. He traveled to Rome, where he was a concubine of Caesar. He had a son, Caesarion, who claimed to be son of Caesar. It was mother Cleopatra Selene II, Alejandro Helios and Ptolemy Philadelphus. After the assassination of the latter in 44 BC, he returned to Egypt, where it is said that it poisoned Tolomeo XIV and made Caesarion her co-regent (with the name of Tolomeo XV )).
In 41 BC it was convened in Tarsus by Marco Antonio, Governor of the territories of the East, falling in love with her. They returned to Alexandria, where they lived together for some time. In 40 BC Mark Antony back to Rome, where the Emperor Augustus marries Octavia, sister of Octavian, later. Cleopatra had twins. In 36 BC Mark Antony traveled East leading an expedition against the Parthians. He met Cleopatra in Antioch. They married, and a third child was born.
In 34 BC, following a campaign of victories against the Parthians, Marco Antonio formally announced the division of the former empire of Alexander the great between Cleopatra and her children. Marco Antonio continued to live in Egypt and in 32 BC Octavio declared war on the couple and Mark Antony divorced Octavia. In the battle of Actium in 31 BC, believing that the defeat of Mark Antony was inevitable, he withdrew his fleet and both fled to Alexandria. Marco Antonio, reading a false report on the death of Cleopatra, committed suicide.
Caesarion, the last of the Ptolemies, was sentenced to death by Octavio, who met with Cleopatra and given guarantees, but when the Queen saw that his son was killed, did not want to be carried to Rome chained and suffer a terrible humiliation, knowing that Octavio was intended to display it on their triumph in Rome. After covered with her Royal attire, he committed suicide on August 29 of the 30 year, leaving you itching for an ASP.
Egypt passed into Roman hands. It is said that Cleopatra wrote a treatise of beauty, unfortunately lost, although fragments quoted by Galen, Aetius and Pablo de Egina. We know that I was painted the lids from green, who wore false eyelashes; lips were painted Crimson and blue veins in his forehead and hands. You bathing in donkey's milk mixed with honey, and to disguise the wrinkles of her eyes wore a cream-based apricot pulp.
Biography of Franz Kafka
(1883-07-03 - 1924-06-03)Franz Kafka
It was born on July 3, 1883 in Prague, in the bosom of a wealthy family belonging to the minority Jewish German-language.
Had three younger sisters, Elli, Valli and OTA and had killed two other brothers in their first years of life. His three sisters would die later in the nazi period in German concentration camps.
Son of a merchant who overwhelmed his existence in letter to father, written in 1919, expressed their feelings of inferiority and parental rejection. Lived most of his life with his family and did not marry, although he was promised on two occasions. His difficult relationship with Felice Bauer, a young German woman who claimed between 1912 and 1917, can be analyzed in letters to Felice (published in 1967 after the death of the latter).
Apart from German, Czech, French, latin, Greek and Hebrew dominated. The strength of his work has been so important to the Kafkaesque term applies to social situations distressing or grotesque, or its treatment in the literature. His style mixes with naturally fantasy and reality, giving his work a claustrophobic, as for example in his story the metamorphosis air (1915). Gregory Samsa, the protagonist, an insurance agent, see wake up one morning that has become a huge bug; his family rejects him and leaves to die only. Another of his short stories, in the penal colony (1919), is a fantasy about prisons and torture.
He studied law at the University of Prague and worked from 1908 to 1917, in a government company insurance against accidents at work until tuberculosis forced him to quit. I try to recover next to the Lake of Brown and then in Méramo, until in 1920 he had to go into the sanatorium in Kierling, near Vienna, where he died on June 3, 1924.
Contrary to his desire that his unpublished manuscripts be destroyed upon his death, Austrian writer Max Brod, his friend and biographer, he published them posthumously. These works include three novels for which he is best known: the process (1925), the Castle (1926), and America (1927).
Miley Cyrus biography - Hanna Montana
(1992/11/23 - Unknown)Miley Cyrus Hanna Montana
Destiny Hope Cyrus
Miley Ray Cyrus
American singer and actress
Was born on November 23, 1992 in Franklin, a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee.
Her real name is Destiny Hope (destiny hope), but earned the nickname of Miley because he smiled much (smile).
Daughter of Letitia Jean Finley, and Billy Ray Cyrus-country singer. His parents married in secret a year after his birth on 28 December 1993, and had two more children, Tish and Noah. Miley's godmother is Dolly Parton.
The singer grew up on the farm of his parents, in Tennessee, and from very small began to be interested in music, dance and the interpretation. In 2001 he moved with his family to Toronto, Canada. With only eight years he participated in an episode of the series which was shooting his father, Doc, was at this moment when he decided that he wanted to devote himself to the world of the spectacle. He enrolled at the Armstrong Acting Studio to start his training in singing and interpretation.
His film debut came in 2003, in the Big Fish by Tim Burton film under the name Destiny Cyrus. In addition, appeared in the music video of If Heartaches Have Wings, and in Colgate Country Showdown with her father. She did several auditions for several roles but used it to refuse for his young age. With eleven years he participated in a casting of Disney for a television series for the Disney Channel , which is entitled Hannah Montana.
The series is about a teenage girl who keeps secretly being a pop star. At first it was rejected, again because of his age, but after much insisting and thanks to his great talent as a singer, Miley finally succeeded in the title role. The series soon had a great success and the actress became a teen idol. He recorded the main theme of the series, "The Best of Both Worlds", played under the name of Hanna Montana, as well as other songs recorded later. October 24, 2006 it was released soundtrack for Hannah Montana. On April 23, 2007 it debuted the second season of Hannah Montana. A double-disc album was released in June of that year. The first album was the soundtrack for the second season. The second album was the debut album by Miley Cyrus, was called "Meet Miley Cyrus". Autumn Miley started his first tour, "Best of Both Worlds Tour", which was a great success, running out the entries immediately.
In January 2008, Walt Disney Pictures released "Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert", a film concert tour. On June 22, 2008, the second album by Miley, "Breakout" was published. Premiered on April 10, 2009 "Hannah Montana: the movie". June 15, 2009 began the recording of the movie "The last song". During the recording of it was released the third Hannah Montana soundtrack. On January 18, 2010, he began the production of the fourth and final season of Hannah Montana and the film The Last Songreleased. In 2013, it announces a new single, "We Can't Stop", the first of its new album Bangerz.
Time magazine included her in the list Time 2008-100, the 100 most influential people in the world.
In 2008 he published his first book, "Miles To Go", where he speaks of their relationships with their friends and couples. During the filming of The Last Song in June 2009, he began to relate to her "first serious boyfriend" actor Liam Hemsworth . The couple announced their engagement in June 2012, but their relationship ended in September 20From December 2014 until April 2015, he was partner of actor Patrick Schwarzenegger.
Biography of Carl Rogers
(1902/01/08 - 1987/02/04)Carl Rogers
He was born on January 8, 1902 in Oak Park, Illinois.
He studied Agricultural sciences, then attended a seminar of theology in New York, which went to China in 1922 to an international conference that influenced a change of business address, turning to psychology. He studied the discipline at the University of Columbia, obtaining his title of Master in psychology in 1928, and PhD in 1931.
It objected to the practical therapeutic and diagnostic of his time techniques and founded what would become known as psychotherapy, customer-centric, understood as a synonym for patient. He began his work as a psychotherapist in an Institute in Rochester, New York where she worked for twelve years, with children and adolescents and with serious problems of social conduct. In the clinic he met Alfred Adler. Then he approached the work of Otto Rank and Sandor Ferenczi, defending a therapy active, short, intense, focused more in the present than in the past, and emotions rather than intellectual understanding. These authors published a book in 1924, "the development of psychoanalysis", which for many is the first text of psychotherapy.
In 1945 he was Professor of psychology and Executive Secretary of the Centre of Counseling from the University of Chicago, where systematically developed its basic theories, both the personality and the method of psychology. From 1957 to 1963 he taught at the University of Wisconsin, where continued to deepen his theories that began to implement in schizophrenics. The American Association of psychotherapists was created in 1956, and Carl Rogers was its first President.
From 1964 until his death in San Diego on February 4, 1987, Carl Rogers worked at La Jolla, California, where he founded and directed the Centre for studies of the person.