Victor Hugo - Famous Bearded Men

Victor Hugo (1802 – 1885) Well-known Poet, Novelist, and Playwright  Victor Hugo is a renowned poet of French origin, well known for his romantic poetry and novels. In France, he was predominantly referred to as the poet and as a novelist in English speaking countries. During his time, he was regarded as one of the best French romantic poets and...

Leon Ford: A Story of Triumph of the Man Who Survived Police Brutality - Famous Bearded Men

Many have not heard of this young, ordinary man but Leon Ford’s life goes beyond extraordinary after a tragic incident that forever changed not only his life but also the lives of many. Leon Ford encompasses the black American experience, the tough struggle to ensure that everyone sees a human being as equal, and he is the epitome of everything...

Ismail al-Jazari: A Mechanical Genius & Father of Robotic - Famous Bearded Men

Ismail al-Jazari (1136-1206) was the most impressive mechanical engineer of 12th century. He was working for many years as a mechanical engineer for all the kings, and he wrote a book in arabic which included many theoretical as well as practical mechanics. This book is considered until today a unique transcript with various unique devices and all of its details. The...

Abbas ibn Firnas "The First Aviator" - Famous Bearded Men

Now, it’s true that we have dreamed of flying through the air ever since we managed to learn how to walk. History is absolutely filled with people and legends who have attempted to conquer the skies. Chinese people were flying kites around the 5th Century BCE. However, the fist successful human attempt was accomplished back in 875 CE by Abbas...