Monthly Archive: February 2018


Niels Henrik David Bohr – Danish Theoretical Physicist

Niels Henrik David Bohr was born in Copenhagen on October 7, 1885, as the son of Christian Bohr, Professor of Physiology at Copenhagen University, and his wife Ellen, née Adler. Niels, together with his younger brother Harald,...


Joseph Conrad – The Sailor and The Writer

Joseph Conrad born as Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski in Terehove near Berdychiv on December 3, 1857 was a Polish writer who spent most of his creative period in England and wrote in English. Joseph...


Giovanni Boccaccio – The Decameron

Giovanni Boccaccio was a famous Italian writer and humanist in the Middle Ages. He was born in 1313 (most likely in Certaldo) as the on of the merchant Boccaccino di Chellino and an unknown...