Andrew Grove (1936-2016) escaped from Hungary to America in 1956 after surviving Nazi and Soviet occupation. His subsequent business career as co-founder and CEO of Intel and a commitment to develop and manufacture the microprocessor changed the world. Grove once said: “Leaders have to act more quickly today. The pressure comes much faster.”
Portrait of Charles d'Amboise ~ ca.1507 ~ oil on canvas ~ Louvre ~ by Andrea Solari (also Solario) (Milan, 1460-1524) ~ Andrea Solari was an Italian Renaissance painter of the Milanese school.
Christina Georgina Rossetti (5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894) was an English poet who wrote a variety of romantic, devotional, and children's poems.