Amazing People of France by Charles Margerison

Amazing People of France

byCharles Margerison

Kobo ebook | June 1, 2010

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In this unique, inspirational story collection from Amazing People Worldwide®, meet some of amazing French people who have made major contributions to a great nation. Meet the unforgettable Louis XV, who had the vision for one of France's most visited sites, the Palace of Versailles. Discover his personal challenges and relationships, and better understand what motivated him and enabled him to reign France for seventy-two years. Meet Louis Pasteur, an amazing chemist and microbiologist. Many know about the groundbreaking work he did around pasteurization, however, few know that among many other things, he created the first vaccines for anthrax and rabies. Meet philosopher, writer and feminist, Simone de Beauvoir, who broke free from societal chains and marched to the beat of her own drum. Find out about her relationship with prominent existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre and learn more about the woman whose intellect and passion, made her more than a match for her male counterparts. Discover the little-known story of Louis Bleriot, the French aviator who was the first man to fly over the English Channel. Finally, meet Louis Braille, whose pivotal work changed the lives of blind and visually impaired people around the globe. Celebrate the lives of these amazing French people through BioViews®, which are short biographical narratives that are similar to interviews. These inspirational stories provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.
Title:Amazing People of FranceFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 1, 2010Publisher:Amazing People WorldwideLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1922002038

ISBN - 13:9781922002037