Enedina Alves Marques: Breaking Barriers as Brazil’s First Black Female Engineer

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 110th birthday of Brazilian engineer Enedina Alves Marques, the first Black woman to receive an engineering degree in Brazil and the first woman to become an engineer in Paraná.

Unveiling the Secrets to a Fulfilling Life with Mihály Csíkszentmihályi

Mihály Csíkszentmihályi

On 29 September,  Google Doodle is celebrating Hungarian-American psychologist Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, on what would have been his 89th birthday.

Zubir Said: Harmonizing Singapore’s Identity Through Music

Zubir Said

Zubir Said (22 July 1907 – 16 November 1987) was a Singaporean composer most notable for composing the national anthem of his country, “Majulah Singapura” – “Onward Singapore”.

Alexander Calder: Sculpting the Poetry of Motion

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder Chand Mathur (22 July 1898 – 11 November 1976) was a renowned American sculptor and artist known for his innovative and influential contributions to the field of modern art.

Sandford Fleming: Revolutionizing Timekeeping and Global Connectivity

Sandford Fleming

Sandford Fleming (7 January 1827 – 22 July 1915) was a Scottish-Canadian engineer and inventor. To communicate accurate time, he promoted worldwide standard time zones, a prime meridian, and a 24-hour clock

Mukesh: The Soulful Voice of Indian Cinema

Mukesh

Mukesh Chand Mathur (22 July 1923 – 27 August 1976) better known mononymously as Mukesh, was an Indian playback singer. Mukesh is considered to be one of the most popular and acclaimed playback singers of the Hindi film industry.

Oury’s Lens: Exploring the Cinematic World of Gerard Oury

Gerard Oury

Gerard Oury (29 April 1919 – 20 July 2006) was a French film director, actor, and writer.

Henri Salvador: A Melodic Maestro’s Journey Through Time

Henri Salvador

Henri Salvador (July 18, 1917 – February 13, 2008) was a distinguished French entertainer, pop singer, and humorist whose multifaceted talents left an indelible mark on the cultural landscape of the 20th century. Life & Career Henri Salvador, born on July 18, 1917, in Cayenne, French Guiana, embarked on a remarkable journey through the realms … Read more

Nelson Mandela: A Legacy of Hope, Justice, and Reconciliation

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) a South African anti-apartheid activist and politician who served as the first president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.

Oskar Sala: The Maestro of the Electro-Acoustic Ether

Oskar Sala

Oskar Sala (18 July 1910 – 26 February 2002) was a German composer and a pioneer of electronic music. He played an instrument called the Trautonium, an early form of electronic synthesizer.

Kadambini Ganguly: Trailblazing India’s Path to Women’s Education and Empowerment

Kadambini Ganguly

Kadambini Ganguly (18 July 1861 – 3 October 1923) was one of the first Indian female doctors who practiced with a degree in modern medicine, alongside other pioneering women such as Anandibai Joshi. Ms Ganguly was the first woman to gain admission to Calcutta Medical College in 1884, subsequently trained in Scotland, and established a successful medical practice in India. She was born on 18 July 1861 in Bhagalpur, Bengal Presidency, British India.

Mehdi Hassan: The King of Ghazal

Mehdi Hassan

Mehdi Hassan (18 July 1927 – 13 June 2012) was a Pakistani ghazal singer and playback singer for Lollywood. Widely considered one of the greatest and most influential figures in the history of ghazal singing, Hassan is referred to as the “Shahenshah-e-Ghazal” (Emperor of Ghazal).

Mimar Sinan: Architectural Master of the Ottoman Empire

Mimar Sinan

Mimar Sinan (15 April 1489 – 17 July 1588) was a renowned Ottoman architect and civil engineer who is widely considered one of the greatest architects in history. He lived during the 16th century and left a lasting legacy with his impressive architectural works that still stand today as masterpieces of Islamic architecture.