What’s better than biography books to learn about the human nature, the history and struggles of the legendary personalities? They have got to tell us about a mesmerizing story about the troubles and events that made them to suffer and the test of their patience during those hardships. These autobiographies can help in deriving inspiration and courage through the guideline from autobiography examples of those who had the guts to write the stories of their own lives.
Besides they can teach you how to move ahead and enrich your life and create your own fortune. You will have an opportunity to learn from their mistake and victories. So here we have listed top 7 free biography e-books that you can read by going through the sites mentioned below:
- The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin was one of the founding fathers of the United States. Franklin had assembled the sentiments of being humble and his story indicated a belief in utilitarianism. He has claimed to write only as to depict his life as an example to his son of how one can live a life well or how one can get into troubles and hardships in life.
Franklin’s autobiography has been published with an aspiration to bring improvement or betterment in others life. In short it’s about the story of self betterment.
If you want to follow the paved way of Benjamin Franklin, we have mentioned the link of his autobiography below.
- Long Walk To Freedom (The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela)
Written by Nelson Mandela, ‘Long Walk to Freedom’ is an autobiography of himself depicting the struggles he had faced while fighting against bad government and racial prejudice. His contributions in bringing white and black people together, to live in peace has been mentioned in his autobiography.
His autobiography book has presented his early life, education and, his life 27 year in prison. Apartheid government had regarded him as a terrorist and imprisoned him for his leadership of the then-outlawed ANC.
On his book’s last chapters he has described his political ascension in addition to his belief that the struggle yet continued against apartheid in South Africa.
- Moon Walk –Michael Jackson
Moon Walk is an autobiography written by the King of Pop; Michael Jackson. The book depicts his life through his childhood musical journey; how his childhood was spent working after the school time till it was a bedtime, how his mother was an inspiration for him in his career, how his father had been protective father although he was strict, how joined his brothers as a band member of Jackson 5, etc. Besides it contain lot more about his trials and tribulations.
The book has been named after Michael’s signature dance step moonwalk and he has also shared his frank thoughts on plastic surgery, drugs, being abused as a child, depression and many more.
If you personally want to figure out more about him, click on the link mention below for the free e-book on ‘Moon Walk’.
- Napoleon: A Biography
Napoleon Bonaparte, an unforgettable part of a French Revolutionary history. He was the man who rose to prominence as a military leader during the French Revolutionary Wars. Counted as one of the greatest commanders in history, his characters and success have always divided commentators & critics.
In this irresistible biography, Frank McLynn has mentioned the most recent scholarship also in addition thrown a brilliant light on this most paradoxical of men (as a military leader, lover and emperor). Frank McLynn has traced Napoleon’s spectacular career, Napoleon’s life from his Corsican roots, his commanding way through the years of the French Revolution and his military triumphs, to his coronation and ultimate defeat and imprisonment. This biography book does not only set forth Napoleon’s deeds and actions but also explores the motivations behind them.
It’s a reader’s nature wanting to know more what makes greatest historical figures, events. So here for the readers we have mentioned the eBook link of Napoleon Bonaparte below:
- Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
Written by the author of best selling biographies; Walter Isaacson, biography of Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs is another brilliant work of Walter. Based on more than forty interviews with Steve Jobs conducted over 2 years, Walter Isaacson has released compelling story of Jobs roller-coaster life. Furthermore he had interviews with more than 100 friends, family members, competitors, colleagues and foe to disclose the personality, failings and strengths of a creative entrepreneur Jobs.
Steve had revolutionized six industries; tablet computing, digital publishing, personal computers, animated movies, phones and music. To know more about the ultimate icon of inventiveness and applied imagination, Steve Jobs for acquiring lessons about innovation, character, leadership and values, go through the link mentioned below:
- The Story of My Experiments With Truth – K Gandhi An Autobiography
The Story of My Experiment with truth; an autobiography of M.K. Gandhi was not to prove his greatness perhaps a reference for those who would follow his footstep. Gandhi was the pioneer of Satyagraha; an endeavor for the people to walk on path of truth. Taking the chance to write own autobiography as an opportunity, he successfully explained his non-violence struggles in India and South Africa against racism, violence and colonialism.
He explained he was after the truth rooted in devotion of the deity and through the belief, led him to seek purity, ahimsa (A life without violence), celibacy and dietary practice.
In order to learn more about Gandhi’s struggles, resistance to tyranny through the mass civil disobedience, a philosophy against violence and his trials and tribulations go through the link mentioned below and grab the opportunity to read his full autobiography.
- Queen Elizabeth
Handling the situations has to be learned for the life story of Queen Elizabeth. Elizabeth ruled England the 1500s and hence is termed as one of the greatest leader in English history.
Her book assembles information i.e.; story from her childhood to her death, her mother beheaded, war with France initiated by her step-sister Mary, and many more.
If you have any of the personality like of these legendary personalities in the history that matches you’re your interest/ dream or your personalities then these books are the one you must not miss.