‘History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.’ The importance of history in our lives could not be summarized more appropriately than the wise words of Lord Acton. The past is a storehouse of knowledge and experience which provides us with a perspective to deal with the problems in the present. These stories of men and women who have charted the course of history continue to influence mankind even today. Fill yourself up with the intriguing and thought-provoking reminiscences of the lives of these famous historical personalities by exploring this section.