Tag Archives: #GreatEuropean

Great European of the Week: Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent is the name of the famous fashion designer, but also the name of his fashion house founded in the 1960s that dominated the fashion scene for decades.   Born August 1 in…

Great European of the Week: Alexandre Dumas

A French writer best known for his historical novels of high adventure. He is one of the most widely read French authors in history, while his work has been translated into nearly 100 languages and…

Great European of the Week: Julius Caesar

The “Great European of the Week” is Julius Caesar born in Subura, Rome on July, 12/13, 100 B.C. A conqueror, statesmen, dictator, diplomat, political and military strategist and father of the powerful Roman Empire –…

Great European of the Week: Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka was a Czech lawyer – though he is much more famously known for his writing today. Unpublished while alive, he first gained notoriety in the 1920s and 1930s. He was born to a…

Great European of the Week: Raul Gonzales Blanco

Raul, born June 27, 1977, is a great European not only because of his striking achievements with Real Radrid and Schalke 04 that make him one of the greatest European football players, but also because…

Great European of the Week: John Maynard Keynes

John Maynard Keynes, one of the great economists of the 20th century, is best known for his Keynesian economical theory that shaped the economies of Europe and beyond over the last decades. Born June 5,…