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Rewriting the Biography: The Windsor Connection

Rewriting the Biography is an ongoing theme for the rough draft notes of a new/updated biography of my 5th great-grandfather James SIMS (1754-1845) of Nicholas County… 1,497 more words


Whose Wednesay: Eduard von Martens

by Piter Kehoma Boll

Today is the 187th birthday of the German zoologist Carl Eduard von Martens.

Born in Stuttgard on April 18, 1831, von Martens had three older sisters. 322 more words


Comparing law professors of the past

Sometimes I feel the sad duty here to write about recently deceased legal historians. In a brief post you will read foremost about the person, but much less about his background, the places where worked as a judge, a law professor or in other professions. 1,804 more words

Legal History

Bio: Ashton Kutcher

Reflection written by Austin Purstell, April 11, 2018

Born Christopher Ashton Kutcher on February 7, 1978, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Ashton Kutcher started out as a model, later becoming a popular actor and successful producer. 636 more words


Bio: Ben Francis

Reflection written by Tyler Normandin, April 11, 2018

Ben Francis, founder of the popular international fitness clothing brand “Gymshark,” embodies the entrepreneurial spirit so many of us desire. 317 more words


Bio: Manny Mashouf:

Reflection written by Melika Azadian, April 11, 2018

Born in Iran in 1938, he came to the United States in his teens and settled first in Washington D.C., then in San Francisco. 93 more words


Bio: Victor Cheng

Reflection written by Liya Kidane, April 11, 2018

Victor Cheng is former McKinsey & Company management consultant, strategic planning consultant, public speaker, and author of several business books. 157 more words