He served as a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Loyalist forces in America during the American Revolutionary War.
After the end of the war he moved to London where his administrative talents were recognized when he was appointed a full Colonel.
In 1784 he received a knighthood from King George III.
Was the 12th President of the United States and an American military leader who enjoyed the status of a national hero.
Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States
Was the ninth President of the United States, an American politician and military officer.
Was the 18th President of the US (1869–1877).
who shaped the foreign policy in line with his ardently nationalist commitment to America’s republican values.
was a United States soldier and statesman, and was the President of the Confederate States of America during the entire Civil War which was fought from 1861 to 1865
Is the 6th largest city in North Carolina and best known as being the home of Fort Bragg of the United States Army.
Alexandre Brongniart was a French chemist, mineralogist, and zoologist, who collaborated with Georges Cuvier on a study of the geology of the region around Paris
Was an American chemist best known as the developer of the radiocarbon dating technique for which he received the Nobel Prize in 1960.
Short about Benjamin Thompson
Sir Benjamin Thompson was an American-born British physicist and inventor whose challenges to established physical theory were part of the 19th century revolution in thermodynamics