From generals to presidents, scientists to inventors, movie stars to sports heroes, 1000 Years of Famous People is an exceptional, chronological guide to the famous people who have influenced our world. Delve into the lives of celebrated explorers who discovered new frontiers -- Vasco da Gama, Ferdinand Magellan, Amy Johnson, and Neil Armstrong -- as well as the icons that captured the public's imagination -- Bonnie and Clyde and Coco Chanel. Learn about the artists and architects who colored our world with their creativity -- Leonardo da Vinci. Andy Warhol. Le Corbusier, and Norman Foster -- and the athletes who inspired with every triumph -- Mia Hamm. Billie Jean King, and Muhammad Ali. Special in-depth features detail the accomplishments of individuals who contributed significantly to their fields including Christopher Columbus. Napoleon, Charlie Chaplin. Marilyn Monroe, and Nelson Mandela. Full of information and fascinating details, 1000 Years of Famous People is truly a book for all age to dip into, discover, and enjoy Explored thematically, each of the ten chapters is arranged chronologically by birth date. Book jacket.Mellett, Peter is the author of '1000 Years of Famous People' with ISBN 9780753455401 and ISBN 0753455404.