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Wilma Rudolf – Her Story of Triumph over Tribulations

Wilma Rudolph

Born premature in a poor family with several health problems, Wilma Rudolf fought her way to become one of the most famous American athletes and an Olympic champion! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The 1960 Rome Olympics, Wilma Rudolph became “the fastest woman in the world” At the 1960 Rome Olympics, Rudolph became “the fastest woman in the…

Henry Ford, Ford Motor Company

Henry Ford was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. He developed and manufactured the first automobile that many middle class Americans could afford to buy. His introduction of the Model T automobile revolutionized transportation and American industry.   As owner of the Ford Motor Company, he

Rai Bahadur Mohan Singh Oberoi

Rai Bahadur Mohan Singh Oberoi (15 August 1898—3 May 2002) was an Indian hotelier, the founder and chairman of Oberoi Hotels & Resorts, India’s second-largest hotel company, with 35 hotels in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Egypt, Australia and Hungary. His Early Life of Struggle M S Oberoi was born in Bhaun, a small village in  Punjab. During the partition of…

Dr Suresh Advani – On the wheels of a Dream

His day begins –  His day begins at 6.30 in the morning and continues well past midnight. Oncologist Dr Suresh Advani visits three hospitals and a voluntary organization in Mumbai, gives online consultation, attends and holds seminars, read medical journals and writes research papers – he has contributed to around 500 national and international publications….

Florence Nightingale – Lady with a Lamp

About Her: Florence Nightingale was born in Florence, Italy, on May 12, 1820. During the Crimean War, she and a team of nurses improved the unsanitary conditions at a British base hospital, reducing the death count by two-thirds. Her writings sparked worldwide health care reform. In 1860 she established St. Thomas’ Hospital and the Nightingale Training…

Dr Sivaramakrishna Padmavati – India's 1st & Oldest Woman Heart Specialist

Dr. Sivaramakrishna Iyer Padmavati commonly known as S. I. Padmavati or S. Padmavati (born 1917) is an eminent Indian cardiologist. She is director of the National Heart Institute, Delhi and the founder president of the All India Heart Foundation.  She was the first woman cardiologist in India in 1954 and established the first cardiac clinic and cardiac cath lab in North India. She was the…

Amar G Bose – Sultan Of Sound

Amar Gopal Bose (November 2, 1929  – July 12, 2013) was an Indian American academic and entrepreneur. An electrical engineer and sound engineer, he was a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for over 45 years. He was also the founder and chairman of Bose Corporation. Bose was born and raised in Philadelphia and…

A Short Biography – Govindappa Venkataswamy

Govindappa Venkataswamy (October 1, 1918 – July 7, 2006) was an Indian ophthalmologist. He was the founder of Aravind Eye Hospitals, which are one of the biggest network of ophthalmology hospitals in the world and perform nearly 5 percent of all eye surgeries in India. To more than 2 million surgical patients and 16,000,000 outpatients, he’s known affectionately as…

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