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5 Minute Biographies
5 Minute Biographies

5 Minute Biographies

Wayne Armstrong

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Biographies to read or listen to in about 5 minutes

Latest Episodes

Ada Lovelace

In the first episode of season 8 of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast we take a brief look at the life of the world's first computer programmer - Ada Lovelace

7 MINJUL 4
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Ada Lovelace

Charles Babbage

In the tenth and final episode of season 7 of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast we take a brief look at the life of the man who is considered to be the father of modern computing - Charles Babbage

8 MINMAY 9
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Charles Babbage

Beatrix Potter

In episode 9 of the seventh season of 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the life of one of the World's favourite children's authors and illustrators - Beatrix Potter

8 MINMAY 2
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Beatrix Potter

Bertrand Russell

In episode 8 of the seventh season of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the life of mathematics genius, philosopher and Nobel Prize winner - Bertrand Russell

7 MINAPR 25
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Bertrand Russell

Billie Holiday Biography

In episode 7 of the seventh season of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the ultimately tragic life of a true legend of jazz music - Billie Holiday

9 MINAPR 18
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Billie Holiday Biography

Jackie Robinson

In episode 6 of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the life of the first black baseball player to be called up to the major leagues - Jackie Robinson

14 MINAPR 11
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Jackie Robinson

Ginger Rogers

In episode 5 of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the life of one of the most graceful dancers and actresses from the golden age of cinema. She made ten films with Fred Astaire and she is of course - Ginger Rogers

8 MINAPR 4
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Ginger Rogers

Johannes Kepler

In episode 4 of season 7 of 5 Minute Biographies, we take a brief look at the life of a man who set the foundation for modern optics and produced groundbreaking work on planetary motion coming up with fundemental laws of motion along the way - Johannes Kepler.

12 MINMAR 28
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Johannes Kepler

Elvis Presley

In episode 3 of season 7 of 5 Minute Biographies, we take a brief look at the life of a man who arguably defined a music genre but was also successful in many others - Elvis Presley.

12 MINMAR 21
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Elvis Presley

Thomas Becket

In the second episode of season seven of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the life of a man whose rose from nothing to become Archbishop of Canterbury, only to be killed by a King who couldn't get what he wanted - Thomas Becket.

8 MINMAR 14
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Thomas Becket

Latest Episodes

Ada Lovelace

In the first episode of season 8 of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast we take a brief look at the life of the world's first computer programmer - Ada Lovelace

7 MINJUL 4
Comments
Ada Lovelace

Charles Babbage

In the tenth and final episode of season 7 of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast we take a brief look at the life of the man who is considered to be the father of modern computing - Charles Babbage

8 MINMAY 9
Comments
Charles Babbage

Beatrix Potter

In episode 9 of the seventh season of 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the life of one of the World's favourite children's authors and illustrators - Beatrix Potter

8 MINMAY 2
Comments
Beatrix Potter

Bertrand Russell

In episode 8 of the seventh season of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the life of mathematics genius, philosopher and Nobel Prize winner - Bertrand Russell

7 MINAPR 25
Comments
Bertrand Russell

Billie Holiday Biography

In episode 7 of the seventh season of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the ultimately tragic life of a true legend of jazz music - Billie Holiday

9 MINAPR 18
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Billie Holiday Biography

Jackie Robinson

In episode 6 of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the life of the first black baseball player to be called up to the major leagues - Jackie Robinson

14 MINAPR 11
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Jackie Robinson

Ginger Rogers

In episode 5 of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the life of one of the most graceful dancers and actresses from the golden age of cinema. She made ten films with Fred Astaire and she is of course - Ginger Rogers

8 MINAPR 4
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Ginger Rogers

Johannes Kepler

In episode 4 of season 7 of 5 Minute Biographies, we take a brief look at the life of a man who set the foundation for modern optics and produced groundbreaking work on planetary motion coming up with fundemental laws of motion along the way - Johannes Kepler.

12 MINMAR 28
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Johannes Kepler

Elvis Presley

In episode 3 of season 7 of 5 Minute Biographies, we take a brief look at the life of a man who arguably defined a music genre but was also successful in many others - Elvis Presley.

12 MINMAR 21
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Elvis Presley

Thomas Becket

In the second episode of season seven of the 5 Minute Biographies podcast, we take a brief look at the life of a man whose rose from nothing to become Archbishop of Canterbury, only to be killed by a King who couldn't get what he wanted - Thomas Becket.

8 MINMAR 14
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Thomas Becket
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