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After you read about important people from history in your pupil's book, look at the exercise below and click on the correct answers.




Now you must go to your own page and write about important people from history.

You can write about a person or group of people who did important things in the past.

Choose from the list below or about your preferences.


  • 1. The Beatles.
  • They were a very important group of music in the 1960's.
  • 2. Johannes Gutenberg.
  • He invented the movable type printing.
  • 3. The Wright Brothers.
  • They invented and built the airplane.
  • 4. Elvis Presley.
  • He was a famous singer, actor and musician.
  • 5. Marconi.
  • He invented the radio.
  • 6. Abba.
  • They became one of the most succesful groups in the history of pop music.
  • 7. John Logie Baird.
  • He invented the television system.
  • 8. George Eastman.
  • He invented the roll for photographic films.
  • 9. Severiano Ballesteros.
  • He was a Spanish professional golfer.
  • 10. Karl Benz.
  • He was the inventor of gasoline-powered cars.
  • 11. Ludwig Van Beethoven.
  • He is one of the most famous and influential composers of all time.
  • 12. Kirkpatrick MacMillan.
  • He invented the pedal-driven bicycle.
  • 13. Louis Braille.
  • He invented the Braille System for blind people.
  • 14. Michael Faraday.
  • He invented the electric motor.
  • 15. Alessandro Volta.
  • He invented the battery.
  • 16. Salvino D'Armate.
  • He is credited with inventing the first wearable eye glasses.
  • 17. Johann Sebastian Bach.
  • He is one of the greatest music composers of all time.
  • 18. Thomas Edison.
  • He invented the electric light bulb.
  • 19. Peter Henlein.
  • He is considered the inventor of the portable watch.
  • 20. Amadeus Mozart.
  • He was one of the best classical composers.
  • 21. Michael Jackson.
  • He was the best succesful entertainer of all tme. The King of Pop.
  • 22. Ferenc Puskas.
  • He was one of the best football players.He was Hungarian.


In the next TIMELINE, you must place the people and facts.





Pupil's Works


Arelis A edit
Faraday.pngMICHAEL FARADAY
Michael Faraday was an English chemist and physicist.
He was born in 1791, in England.
He was one of the most influential scientists in history.
He is considered one of the best experimentalist in the history of science.
He invented the electric motor.
Faraday was an excellent experimentalist who conveyed his ideas in clear and simple language.


Pablo A edit
Severiano-Ballesteros.jpgSEVERIANO BALLESTEROS
Severiano Ballesteros was a Spanish profesional golfer.
He was one of the sport´s leading figures from the mid-1970s,
when at the age 19 he finished second at the open champsiompship.
Ballesteros was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award
for the second time at the BBC Sports Personality Awards 2009.
He was presented with the award at his home in Spain by his friend, compatriot and former Ryder Cup team-mate Jose Maria Olazábal.
Ballesteros died of brain cancer on 7th May 2011, aged 54.


Rene C edit
KARL_BENZ.jpgKARL BENZ
Karl Benz was born in Germany in 1844.
He was an engine designer and car engineer.
He was the inventor of the gasoline-powered cars.
During the last years of the nineteenth century, Benz was the largest automobile company in the world.
In 1895, Benz designed the first truck in history.
In 1926, named all of its automobiles 'Mercedes Benz',
A new logo was created consisting of a three pointed star, representing "engines for land, air, and water"


Gabriel C edit
severiano_ballesteros.jpgSEVERIANO BALLESTEROS
Severiano Ballesteros lived from 9th April 1957 to 7th May 2011.
He was bor in Pedreña (Cantabria) a small village near Santander.
At the age of 10 he took part in his first caddies tournament.
Ballesteros won five major championships between 1979 and 1988, the Open Championship three times, and the Masters Tournament twice. He was also successful in the Ryder Cup, helping the European team to five wins both as a player and captain, and won the World Match Play Championship a record-tying five times.
In October, 2008, The Times, the most important and prestigious newspaper in GB,
selected Seve as the first one in a list of athletes who has changed our point of view about sports.


Javier CH edit
20080326140305-remera-the-beatles.jpgTHE BEATLES
The Beatles was a rock grup of music,
formed in Liverpool in 1960.
.They are one of the most commercially
successful and critically acclaimed acts in the
history of popular music.
From 1962, the group consisted of Jhon Lenon,
Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Star.


Ohiane G edit
abba.jpgABBA
ABBA was a Swedish pop music group formed in Stockholm in 1972.
They became one of the most succesful groups in the history of pop music.
ABBA sold over 375 million records worldwide.
They still sell between two to three million albums a year.
In 1999, ABBA's music was adapted into the successful musical 'Mamma Mia!'.
A film of the same name released in 2008 became the highest grossing film in the UK that year.
The group was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010.


Esther G edit
George_Eastman.jpgGEORGE EASTMAN
George Eastman was an American inventor.
He was born in the USA in 1854.
He founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film.
He was born in Wateville.
He perfected the Kodak camera, the first camera designed specifically for roll film.
He was also one of the outstanding philanthropists of his time,
donating more than $75 million to various projects.


Noemí G edit
beatles1963.jpgTHE BEATLES
The Beatles were a rock band that was formed in Liverpool in 1960.
They worked with different musical genres throughout his career.
They were considered a model of progressive ideals,
extending its influence on social and cultural revolutions of the 1960's.
They achieved commercial success in the UK in 1962 with his first single, 'Love Me Do'.
They were gaining international popularity over the following years, which they made ​​a large number of tours until 1966.
They broke-up in 1970.
'Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band' is considered a masterpiece.
They have had a great influence in later groups of music.


Adrián G edit
mozart2.jpgWOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
He lived from 1756 to 1791.
He was born in Salzburg, in Austria.
Mozart showed prodigious ability from his earliest childhood in Salzburg.
Already competent on keyboard and violin, he composed from the age of five and performed before European royalty.
At 17, he was engaged as a court musician in Salzburg.
Some of the most known works are "The Magic Flute", "The Marriage of Figaro", "Don Giovanni", "Così fan tutte", "Symphony No. 29 in A Major K. 201", "Requiem", etc.


Andrés H edit
puskas_02.jpgFERENC PUSKAS
Ferenc Puskas was a Hungarian fotballer and manager.
He lived from 1927 to 2006.
He became Olympic champion in 1952 and was a World Cup finalist in 1954.
He won three European Cups (1959, 1960, 1966), 10 national championships (5 Hungarian & 5 Spanish Primera División) and 8 top individual scoring honors.
Puskas played in Real Madrid football team.
While playing with Real Madrid, Puskas won four Pichichis and scored seven goals in two European Champions Cup finals. In 1995, he was recognized as the top scorer of the 20th century.


Charly I edit
Michael-Jackson-King-Of-Pop2009.jpgMICHAEL JACKSON
Michael Jackson was born in Los Angeles.
He was an artist, a dancer, a singer, a songwriter, a musician, and aphilanthropist.
Michael Jackson was the king of pop.
He had three children, Prince Michael Joseph Jackson, Paris Michael Katherine Jackson and Prince Michael Blanke.
Michael Jackson died after suffering cardiac arrest at home.
He died on 25th June.
In 2010, Sony Music Entertainment signed a contract with his family for $ 250 million to retain distribution rights.


Daniel N edit
Volta_A.jpgALESSANDRO VOLTA
Alessandro Volta lived from 1745 to 1827.
He was born in Italy.
In 1774 he became a physics professor at the Royal School in Como.
A year later, he improved and popularized the electrophorus, a device that produces a static electric charge.
He was an Italian physicist known especially for the invention of the battery in 1800.


Leyre P edit
the-beatles65.jpgTHE BEATLES
The Beatles were an English rock band, formed in Liverpool in 1960.
They are one of the most successful groups in the history of popular music.
From 1962, the group consisted of John Lennon (rhythm guitar, vocals), Paul McCartney (bass guitar, vocals), George Harrison (lead guitar, vocals) and Ringo Starr (drums, vocals).
They are the best-selling band in the history of popular music.
Four decades after their break-up, their recordings are still in demand.
They were collectively included in Time magazine's compilation of the 20th century's 100 most influential people.


Diego S edit
468px-Thomas_Edison2.jpgTHOMAS EDISON
He was born in 1847.
He was an American inventor, scientist and businessman.
He invented the light bulb model, the phonograph, the motion picture camera
and other inventions.
Is the thirth most prolific inventor in history.
He's credited with numerous inventions that contributed to mass comunication
and in particular telecommunications.
He died in 1931.


Sara V edit
michael_jackson_con_gafas.jpgMICHAEL JACKSON
Michael Jackson was a very famous singer.
He was 'The King of Pop'.
First he had a group with his brothers, 'The Jackson 5'.
Then the Jacksons in 1964, and began his solo career in 1971.
In the early 1980s, Jackson became a dominant figure in popular music. The music videos for his songs, including those of "Beat It", "Billie Jean", and "Thriller", were credited with transforming the medium into an art form and a promotional tool.
The popularity of these videos helped to bring the relatively new television channel MTV to fame.


Gabriel Z edit
Carl-Benz_coloriert.jpgKARL BENZ
In 1885, a German mechanical engineer, Karl Benz, designed and built the world's first practical automobile to be powered by an internal-combustion engine.
On January 29th, 1886, Benz received the first patent for a car. It was a three-wheeler.
Benz built his first four-wheeled car in 1891.
Benz & Company, the company started by the inventor, became the world's largest manufacturer of automobiles by 1900. Creator of iconic brands,Benz was a pioneer in the manufacture of cars in Europe.




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