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Who is this! (This is an interesting PPT on History.)


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Who is this! (This is an interesting PPT on History.)

  1. 1. Who is this!
  2. 2. Follow the clues in these slides to find out the person described.
  3. 3. There is a mistake in each clue. If you find out the mistakes, you can easily find the person; If you find out the person, you can easily find out the mistakes!
  4. 4. Clue to mistakes The last clue doesn’t have a mistake in it.
  5. 5. When she was young, she was so shy that she would run home from school because she could not bear to talk to anybody.
  6. 6. She spoke English with an Irish accent, thanks to an Irish man who taught her.
  7. 7. She worked as an editor, in two different countries, for newspapers in three different languages. She loved her mother tongue and her longest work is in that language.
  8. 8. The first postage stamp with her picture was printed in Switzerland for another country.
  9. 9. She visited other countries but never travelled by plane.
  10. 10. She is known by a name a poet used to address her. She is also known by a title given to her by the supreme commander of an army.
  11. 11. She hated her own handwriting. She liked body massages and long walks
  12. 12. She hated movies but made use of the radio for propaganda.
  13. 13. She refused to celebrate the first Day of Independence of her own country.
  14. 14. In 1931 from London, she addressed the people of US over the radio. The first words they heard were “Do I have to speak through this thing?”
  15. 15. She was sent from one foreign country to another to collect some huge debts. She was a success there and, in the 1920s, her yearly income was 15,000 dollars which is still a dream for many Indians who live now in that particular country.
  16. 16. She corresponded regularly with Leo Tolstoy
  17. 17. The same gun carriage which was used to carry her dead body to the funeral place was used again in 1997 for another funeral.
  18. 18. In 1999, HarperCollins publishers declared this work as one of the '100 Most Important Spiritual Books of the 20th Century'. This is the last clue and it doesn’t have a mistake in it.