Born on May 5, 1818, Karl Marx is a world famous Prussian-born economist, philosopher, journalist, sociologist and revolutionary socialist. Having been born to a middle-class family, Marx studied philosophy and political economy and as an adult, he became stateless and lived most of his life in London. While at London, he developed the close relationship with Friedrich English with whom he published various works. One of his most famous works is 1848’s pamphlet The Communist Manifesto. Via his works, he has influenced political history, economy, and intellectuals. His theories about economy, politics, and society are collectively known as Marxism.
Alexandrina Victoria, born on May 24, 1819, was the Queen of the United Kingdon of Great Britain and Ireland. Daughter of Prince Edward, Victoria inherited the throne of the UK at the age of 18 after all her father, father’s elder brother had died with no surviving children. Victoria influenced the government of UK and ministerial appointments which made her a national icon and was identified for her strict morality. She held the throne from 1837 until her death in the year 1901. Since May 1, 1876, she held another title of Empress of India. Her Reign that lasted for 63 long years is known as the Victorian era and was the longest reign that any of her predecessors held.
Born on May 24, 1941, Bob Dylan is a very famous American songwriter, singer, writer, painter and a Nobel Prize laureate. For more than 50 years, Dylan has been influencing the pop music and culture. His most celebrated works date from the 1960s when he sang songs like Blowing in the wind, the times they area –Changing which also became the anthem for the Civil Rights Movements. His lyrics incorporate a very wide range of social, political and literary influences. Over the years, Dylan has received several awards including 11 Grammy Awards, one Golden Globe Award, and one Academy Awards. As a musician, he has sold more than 100 million copies of his records making him of the bestselling artist of all time.
David Robert Joseph Beckham or popularly known as David Beckham is an English Former Footballer. Born on May 2, 1975, Beckham played for England National Team, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Milan, Paris Saint-German and Preston North End. He is the very first player who won league titles in four different countries; Spain, England, France and the United States. After a 20 year long career, he announced retirement in May 2013. During his active years, he won 19 Major Trophies including Premier League, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League, La Liga and much more. In the year 2013, Beckham was ranked as the highest paid player in the world.
Born on May 8, 1975, Enrique Iglesias is a very popular Spanish singer, songwriter, record producer and an actor. He is very popular and widely recognized as the King of Latin Pop. Enrique started his musical career in the 1990s and became one of the popular Latin singers. By the turn of the decade, he had made himself a successful singer. Iglesias has sold almost 159 million records worldwide which has made him one of the bestselling Spanish artist all over the world. He has scored over 150 all time number one hits across the charts. He also has 14 number ones on Billboard’s dance charts, that is more than any other male artist has made.