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Act II, Scene 4:        Other Personalities

 "Generations to come, it may well be, will scarce believe that such a one as this ever in flesh and blood walked upon this earth".                                  
                                                                             ~ Einstein on Gandhi

(Please note the serial number of the note too)

Marco Polo  (c. 1254 – 1324) was a merchant from the Venetian Republic. He is famous for his travels through Asia. He was one of the first Europeans to travel into Mongolia and China. He became famous for his book that told the story of his travels along the Silk Road to China.

King George VI (1895 –1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions from 1936 until his death. He was the last Emperor of India (until 1947), the last King of Ireland (until 1949), and the first Head of the Commonwealth.


H Chν Minh (1890 – 1969) was a Vietnamese Communist revolutionary and statesman who was prime minister (1946–1955) and president (1945–1969) of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam.


Tse -tung on Chinese Yuan

Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung)( 1893 –1976) was a Chinese revolutionary, political theorist and communist leader. He led the People's Republic of China (PRC) from its establishment in 1949 until his death in 1976. His theoretical contribution to Marxism-Leninism, military strategies, and his brand of Communist policies are now collectively known as Maoism. Mao was a prolific writer of political and philosophical literature. Many of Mao's poems are still popular in China and a few are taught as a mandatory part of the elementary school curriculum.

Dr. Petar Beron (c. 1795- 1871) was a famous Bulgarian scientist, philosopher and educator.

Beron on  10000 lev (later on the it was revalued and 3 zeros were removed (right))

Komensky on 20 Czechoslovakian Koruns

John Amos Komensky (1592 – 1670) was a Czech teacher, educator, philosopher and writer. He is often considered the father of modern education.


Hwang on 1000 S. Korean Won

Yi Hwang (1501-1570) is a prominent  Korean Confucian scholar and philosopher of the Joseon Dynasty. The Taekwondo pattern Toi-Gye was named in honor of Yi Hwang.


Marx on 100 West German Mark

Karl Heinrich Marx (1818 – 1883) was a German philosopher, political economist, historian, political theorist, sociologist, communist, and revolutionary, whose ideas are credited as the foundation of modern communism. Karl Marx, is without a doubt the most influential socialist thinker to emerge in the 19th century.


Guevara on 3 Cuban Pesos

Ernesto "Che" Guevara (1928 –  1967) was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, intellectual, guerrilla leader, diplomat, military theorist, and major figure of the Cuban Revolution. Since his death, his stylized visage has become a ubiquitous countercultural symbol and global insignia within popular culture.


King George on 2 Indian Rupees (1937)

Marco Polo on 1000 Italian Lira

Nefertiti on Egyptian Papermoney

Nefertiti (c. 1370 BC – c. 1330 BC) was the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten. Nefertiti and her husband were known for a religious revolution, in which they started to worship one god only. This was Aten, or the sun disc After Cleopatra she is the second most famous "Queen" of Ancient Egypt in the Western imagination and influenced through photographs that changed standards of feminine beauty of the 20th century, and is often referred to as "the most beautiful woman in the world"

Lady Diana and Prince Charles commemorated on Australian 50 Cents.

Lincoln on 5 US Dollars

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963), 35th President of USA is the only President to have won a Pulitzer Prize.


Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865) served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. He successfully led his country through its greatest internal crisis, the American Civil War, preserving the Union and ending slavery.


Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

We must be the change we wish to see ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Mustafa Atatόrk (1881–1938) was a Turkish army officer, revolutionary statesman, and founder of the Republic of Turkey as well as its first President.

Ho Chi Minh on Vietnamese Dong

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