Essays Tagged: "birth name"

Confucius and His Influence on Far Eastern Culture

l people in the far east was Confucius. Confucius (K'ung Futzu is how he is called in China but his birth name was K'ung Ch'iu) was a very important Chinese philosopher who saw in life that there was ...

(3 pages) 176 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

An essay that talks about the life of Lewis Carroll

.Lewis Carroll was not born with the name Lewis Carroll. It became his pen name when he changed his birth name Charles Lutwidge Dodgeson into the Latin form of "Carolus Lodovicus," then simplifying it ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Biography of Saint Paul

g Jew of the Diaspora, Saul changed his everyday name to Paul, a name similar to that of his Hebrew birth name.Paul's letters reflect a devoted knowledge of the Greek Language, something he probably l ...

(2 pages) 65 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: From Bondage to Freedom.

n autobiography of Frederick Douglass taking place in the nineteenth century. Frederick Bailey, his birth name, was a slave in Maryland who made an escape to New York, and eventually to Massachusetts. ...

(5 pages) 156 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Martin Luther King Jr. His life all the way up until he was assasinated, the awards he won, and what he was known for.

n January 15, 1929 at noon, on Tuesday to Alberta Williams King and Martin Luther King Sr. Martin's birth place was Atlanta, Georgia. Michael Luther King Jr. was his given birth name but later changed ...

(3 pages) 79 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Life of Maya Angelou

well known African American women of today.Maya was born April 4th 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri. Her birth name is Marguerite Johnson, and it wasn't until her early twenties that she was given the name ... to attend George Washington High School, and graduated in 1945. Shortly after graduation, Maya gave birth to her son Guy Bailey Johnson. Throughout my research on Maya, I found many dates and time per ...

(5 pages) 145 3 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Martin Luther King "The Times of a Dream"

ll the downfalls of hatred with a peaceful weapon.Martin Luther King was born in 1929, although his birth name is Michael King, his father Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. "Daddy King" had an inspirat ...

(7 pages) 139 2 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

General Grant Bioagraphy/Battle of Shiloh

in Point Pleasant, Clermont County, Ohio around twenty-five miles away from the Ohio River. Grants birth name was Hiram Ulysses Grant her maiden name was Simpson which after she got married it became ...

(1 pages) 49 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Marie Curie

Marie Curie, her birth name was Maria Sklodowski, was born in Warsaw, Poland in November the 7th, 1867, her original ... sband did a lot of research and analyses on radioactivity. Curie isolated polonium, named after her birthplace, and radium. However she later discovered that she had not discovered pure radium and wor ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.2 Feb/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Most Influential Philosopher in History, Plato

The Greek philosopher we all know as Plato wasn't actually named Plato. The birth name given to him by his wealthy Athenian parents was Aristocles. In his school days he receiv ...

(4 pages) 99 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

John Ford

beth, Maine; John Ford was going to become one of the world's greatest movie legends. Ford's birth name was actually Sean Aloysius O'Feeney. His parents, John and Barbara, were both Irish immig ... did some minor acting. John appeared in a few silent movies and rode as one of the clansmen in "The Birth of a Nation" by D. W. Griffith in 1915. It was considered the first major motion picture ...

(18 pages) 25 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings (Challenges In The Book)

mother. Her autobiography, I know why the caged bird sings tells the story of Margaret Johnson, her birth name, growing up living in a poor black town with her grandmother. Maya Angelou faces many cha ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ghenghis Khan: Childhood, beginning of empire, culture.

gn of great leader ship and divine. Genghis Khan didn't obtain his name till his rise to power, his birth name was Temujin, and he was born some time between 1150's to 1160's. at the age of three he w ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

John wayne

and Wayne the man. Before the start of his movie career he played football at USC under his birth name, Marion Michael Morrison. He held many behind-the-scene jobs at Fox before moving in fron ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies


Thomas Cruise Mapother IV Born on July 3, 1962, Tom Cruise's birth name is Thomas Cruise Mapother IV. He was born in Syracuse, New York and was the third of four ...

(3 pages) 15 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Trials and Triumphs of Robert E. Hayden

sa and Gladys Sheffey. Asa and Gladys were experiencing marital problems; they separated before the birth of their son. Gladys Sheffey felt confused; she wanted to be involved in her son?s life but co ... adoption. A couple named William and Sue Ellen Hayden took young Asa in. The couple then had Asa?s birth name changed to Robert Earl Hayden.American poet, Robert Earl Hayden, had a reputation for fin ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

My name

Are there many things you want to know about my name? Well, my birth name is Qui, but many people call me Florence. I like my name for many reasons. One reason I l ...

(2 pages) 33 2 3.3 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Andy Warhol: A Visionary Artist

as a visionary artist, he changed the way art itself is viewed around the world.Andrew Warhola, his birth name, was born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania on August 6th 1928. He grew up in Oakland, a town in ...

(4 pages) 34 0 1.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists