Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe (November 16, 1904 - May 11, 1996), usually referred to as Nnamdi Azikiwe, or, informally and popularly, as " Zik, " was the founder of modern Nigerian nationalism and the first President of Nigeria, holding the position throughout the Nigerian First Republic. From 1960 until 1963 he was Governor-General of independent Nigeria.
Previous (Luigi Cherubini) Next (Luigi Pirandello) Luigi Dallapiccola (February 3, 1904 - February 19, 1975) was an Italian composer known for his lyrical 12-tone compositions. The 12-tone methodology disposed of older and more traditional musical procedures to put forth a new coherence and unification of the musical structure.
William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 - February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author. He served as a general in the United States Army during the American Civil War (1861-65), receiving both recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy and criticism for the harshness of the "scorched earth" policies he implemented in conducting total war against the enemy.
Dionysus or Dionysos (from the Ancient Greek Διώνυσος or Διόνυσος , associated with the Italic Liber ), was the ancient Greek god of wine who represented the power of intoxication and ecstasy (literally "being outside the self").  He was known as the Liberator ("Eleutherios"), freeing one from one's normal self, through drunkenness, madness, or artistic expression.
The Mississippi River , derived from the Ojibwa (Chippewa Indian) language meaning “great river” or literally, “river of the falls,” is the second-longest river in North America, meandering from Lake Itasca in northern Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico in Louisiana, a journey of over 2,300 miles. The longest river in North America is its tributary, the Missouri River, with a length of 2,341 miles (3,767 kilometers) from the confluence of the Jefferson River, Madison River and Gallatin River to the Mississippi River.
Previous (Battle of Kandahar) Next (Battle of Kosovo) The Battle of Karbala The Battle of Karbala was a military engagement that took place on 10 Muharram, 61 A.H. (October 10, 680) in Karbala (present day Iraq) between a small group of supporters and relatives of Muhammad's grandson, Husayn ibn Ali, and a larger military detachment from the forces of Yazid I, the Umayyad caliph.