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Larry Page

Larry Page

Google has so revolutionized modern culture that it has transformed into a verb ‘to google.’ Rather than resting on their success Google, in the guiding hands of Brin and Page, has continued to lead towards new horizons that make the most of advancing technologies – from videos, to maps, to data visualization, to the hotly discussed Google glasses. Their days leading the way on pioneering the Internet seem far from over.

Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew

Lee’s influence on the course of Singapore cannot be overstated. Throughout his life he campaigned ardently for policies that would further the nation’s stability and standing as an independent country. Some of this legacy is controversial; his authoritarian approach including crushing dissent and political opposition as well as elitist tendencies towards the ruling classes were equally parts of his term in power.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven

Beethoven's innovations within music make him one of the singularly most influential musical leaders in history. The genius of his works are further illuminated by the realities of Beethoven’s personal and physical life in which he was never without crippling adversity. He was a remarkable man whose uniquely influential legacy continues to be the subject of enjoyment, scholarship, and a source of considerable inspiration.

Lech Walsea

Lech Walsea

His working life began in 1967, at the shipyards in Gdansk, Poland. It was during worker's protests in 1970 that he first became involved in anti- government unionism, which eventually led to his job loss.

Louis B. Mayer

Louis B. Mayer

Louis Burt Mayer maintained that he was born on the 4th of July 1885 in Minsk, Belarus, although the details are contentious and uncertain even to Mayer himself.

Louis Gerstner

Louis Gerstner

When IBM, the largest computer manufacturer, was on a dramatic decline, losing market share, and all economic importance, it was the task of Louis Gerstner to perform a miraculous turnaround.