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PYTHAGORAS OF SAMOS

Pythagoras of Samos was born in Samos about 570 BC. He worked as a philosopher and mathematician. He got married with Teano.He created the Pythagorean theorem and he related Mathematics to Music. Pythagoras died in 495 BC.

By Lorena Aceituno Barranco


MICHAEL JACKSON

Michael Jackson was born on 29th August 1958, the eighth of ten children in an African American working-dass family who lived in a 3-room house in Gary, Indiana, an industrial city near Chicago. His mother was called Katherine Esther Scruse, and his father was called Joshep Walter “Joe Jackson”.

By Cristóbal Amate Jiménez


JUAN GÓMEZ GONZÁLEZ “JUANITO”

Juan Gómez was a great football player. He was a big fan of “Real Madrid C.F.” He was born on 10th November 1954. He only had one job and one drean to be footballer . He died on 10th 1 April in 1992. He died in a car accident .

By María Dolores Barranco Almagro


ANTONIO PUERTA

He was born in Seville, Andalusia. He was born on 26th November 1984. Puerta joined Seville FC when he was a boy. He was 14 years old in Seville FC. He started a football match at the Spanish league on 21st March 2004. Puerta died on 28th August 2007. He died when he was 22 years old.

By Macarena Barranco Montes


PAUL NEWMAN

Paul Leonard Newman was born in Chio, on 26th January, 1925. He was mainly an American actor and a film director. Paul Newman is famous for his fantastic films (for example: “Empire Falls�). He was awarded as best actor in Academy Award. He liked the cars' racing. First, Paul got married with Jackie Writte (from 1949 to 1958). Later they got divorced. After that, Paul got married with Joanne Woodward (from 1958 to 2008). He has got two children: Alian Scott Newman (in 1950) and Teresa Newman (1959). Finally, Paul died on 26th September 2008 when he was 83 years old. He suffered a lung cancer. By Ana Cabrera Caballero


MARILYN MONROE

Marilyn Monroe was an actress, a model and a singer. She was born in Los Angeles, California, United States. She was married with Joe Dittragio and Arthur Miller. It has been considered to be the best sixth feminine star. She had a daughter, Norma Jean Mortenso. Monroe became model in 1945. She died on 5th August, 1965.

By Miriam Castro GutiĂŠrrez


LOLA FLORES

María Dolores Flores Ruiz, better known as Lola Flores. She was born in Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz. She was born on 21st January 1923. She was married to Antonio Gonzalez. She had 3 children. She was a dancer, a singer and an actress. She died at her home in Alcobendas on 16th May 1995 at age 72 due to a breast cancer.

By José Castro Valderas


ROCIO JURADO

Rocio Jurado was born in Chipiona on 18th September in 1944. She sang Spanish songs (copla). She was married with JosĂŠ Ortega Cano.He is a bullfighter.. She had one daughter and she adopted two children. She married in Chipiona. Rocio Jurado died on 1st June 2006.

By JosĂŠ Collado Santiago


AMY WINEHOUSE

Amy Winehouse was born in Southgate (London) on 14th September 1983. She was a singer and a songwriter of different musical genres including R&B, soul and jazz. In 2006, Back to Black had a 6 Grammy Award nominations and she had 5 Awards. Winehouse and Mark Ronson contributed a cover of Lesley. His best song is a Rehab. Amy Winehouse died on 23rd July 2011.

By Antonio Estepa Chica


FREDDIE MERCURY

Frediee Mercury was born in Zanzíbar on 5th September 1946. His jobs were as singer, musician and composer. He didn't get married. He died in London on 24th November 1991. He was a member of the band “Queen.”

By Pablo Garrido Gallego


ROCIO JURADO

She was born in Chipiona, Cádiz on 18th September 1944. She was famous for singing and dancins. She was a singer and a flamenco dancer. First, she got married with Pedro Carrasco. Some years later, she got divorced and then she got married again with José Ortega Cano. She had a daughter and she adopted one boy. She suffered a pancreas cancer. She died on 1st June 2006. By Marta Gómez Lendínez


ANTONIO FERRANDIS MONRABAL

Antonio Ferrandis Monrabal was born on 28th February 1921 in Paterna, Valencia. He was a teacher but his true dream was the theatre. He was one of the great actors of Spanish cinema. He was known for playing “Chanquete” in the television serie “Verano Azul” in 1981. He worked in films such as “La Escopeta Nacional” and “Volver a Empezar”. He died on 16th October 2000 in Valencia when he was 79 years old. By Raúl Gutiérrez Alcalde


PABLO RUIZ PICASSO

He was born in Malaga, Spain on 25th October 1881. He got married with Olga Khokholva (1918-55). He got married with Jacqueline Roque (1961-73). Pablo Ruiz y Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor, print maker, ceramicist, and stage designer who spent most of his adult life in France. Among his most famous works are the protocubist Les De moisellen d´Avignon, and Guernica, a portrayal of the German bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War. He is known for co-founding the Cubist movement. He died on 8th April 1973 When he was 91years old in Mougins, France By Jennifer Higueras Sånchez


DIEGO VELAZQUEZ

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez was born in Seville on 5th June 1599. He was considerate one of the top Spanish artist. He was dedicated to the king portraits and paintings to decorate houses. He started in 1631 he began to paint large works such as The Surrender of Breda and the Meninas. He died in August in 1660.

By Pedro Jesús Jiménez Almagro


KING ALFONSO XII OF SPAIN

King Alfonso XII was born on 28th November 1857, in Madrid.He married her cousin Mercedes. Unfortunately she died and he married Cristina. They have three children: María de las Mercedes, María Teresa and Alfonso XIII. He was crowned on 1st December in 1874. He suffered turberculosis. He was king Juan Carlos' grandfather. He died on 25th November 1885 in El Pardo. By Alba María Jiménez Peinado


SANTIAGO BERNABÉU

Santiago Bernabéu de Yeste was born on 8th June 1895 in Albacete, Spain. He was a president, coach and football player of Real Madrid C.F. He worked in the Real Madrid. He got married in 1920 with a famous model. His name is now the name of the Real Madrid C.F's stadium. He died on 2nd June 1978.

By Francisco Jiménez Torres


DANIEL JARQUE GONZÁLEZ

Daniel Jarque González was born on 1st January 1983. He was famous because he was a football player of R.C.D. Español. He was the team captain of R.C.D. Español. He played in the center of the defense. He started with the first team on 20th October in 2002. He died on 9th Septembrer 2009 in Italy.

By Diego Lendínez Extremera


BOB MARLEY

Bob Marley was born in Jamaica on 6th February 1945.) He was a singer-songwriter and musician. He was the rhythm guitarist and lead singer. He was a famous reggae singer. He got married witch Rita Anderson. His best-known hits include No Woman No Cry, Could you be loved, Duppy Conqueror, One Love, etc. He died on 11th May 1981.

By Virginia LendĂ­nez SĂĄnchez

FAMOUS PEOPLE: BIOGRAPHIES 2a  

This is a brief compilation of the biographies of Famous People.

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