Malian hero scales Paris building to save child
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Sunday praised the heroism of Malian immigrant, Mamoudou Gassama, who scaled the facade of a four-storey building to save a child hanging from a ledge, saying the city will...
Russian 'Rambo' Called In Airstrikes On HIMSELF When Surrounded By ISIS Fighters
Surrounded by jihadists near the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, Alexander Prokhorenko (left, with his pregnant wife Ekaterina), 25, ordered Russian warplanes to obliterate the area.
REAL LIFE HEROES | 2016 | Faith In Humanity Restored
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Army Veteran, 75, Saves Kids From Knife-Wielding Teen
James Vernon credits his knife-fighting training from 50 years ago for disarming Dustin Brown, 19, inside of a public library Tuesday. A knife-wielding Illinois teen stormed a children's chess class, ...
Spencer Stone, French Train Attack Hero, Stabbed In Sacramento
French train attack hero Spencer Stone was in a stable condition after being stabbed early Thursday morning. Spencer Stone, one of three Americans who helped foil a terror attack on a French train in ...
Forget Oregon’s Gunman. Remember The Hero Who Charged Straight At Him.
No amount of murder seems likely to result in gun control soon. So let’s do what we can to stop the lunacy—by reserving the limelight for the vet who rushed the killer. Forget the 26-year-old zero who...
U.S. Airman Spencer Stone's Heroic Actions Aboard Attacked Train Are 'No Surprise' To Hometown Friends
Spencer Stone is a true American hometown hero to his friends and former co-workers in Carmichael, California, and they were not surprised to learn that he risked his own life to stop a gunman who ope...
Badass of the Week: Jack Pritchard
One of the most decorated firefighters in FDNY history. Standing all of five foot five and weighing in at a little over a hundred and fifty pounds, John J. Pritchard joined the Department in 1970 and ...
Captain Robert Trimble saved 1,000 US POWs from certain death but never said a word
Capt Robert Trimble, of Harrisburg, PA, was sent on a daring undercover mission to save hundreds of US POWs from Soviet danger as the Nazis fell in the East. It is finally revealed in a new book.
Hero
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List of fictional antiheroes
This list is for characters in fictional works who exemplify the qualities of an antihero – a protagonist whose characteristics include, but are not limited to, the following:Each of these examples ha...
Jack tales
Jack is an archetypal Cornish and English hero and stock character appearing in legends, fairy tales, and nursery rhymes, generally portrayed as a young adult. Unlike moralizing fairy heroes, Jack is ...
Superhero
In modern popular fiction, a superhero (sometimes rendered super-hero or super hero) is a type of heroic character possessing extraordinary talents, supernatural phenomena, or superhuman powers and de...
Great Man theory
The Great Man theory is a 19th-century idea according to which history can be largely explained by the impact of "great men", or heroes: highly influential individuals who, due to either their person...
Aeneus (of Aenus)
In Greek mythology, Aeneus (Greek: Αἰνεύς) was the legendary founder of the ancient Thracian city of Aenus (also called Poltyobria or Poltymbria). He was the father of Cyzicus. He is sometimes c...
Agreus
In Greek mythology Agreus or Argeus (Greek: Ἀγρεύς, Ἀργεύς) and his brother Nomios (Νόμιος) are two of the Pans, creatures multiplied from the god Pan. They are human in shape, but have the horns of g...
Jack Sparrow
Captain Jack Sparrow is a fictional character and a main protagonist in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series. The character was created by screenwriters Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, and is portr...
Zuko
Zuko is a fictional character in Nickelodeon's animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko, the character is voiced by Dante Basco and...
Folk hero
A folk hero or national hero is a type of hero, real, fictional, or mythological. The single salient characteristic which makes a character a folk hero is the imprinting of the name, personality and d...
This Is the House That Jack Built
"This Is the House That Jack Built" is a popular British nursery rhyme and cumulative tale. It has a Roud Folk Song Index number of 20584. It is Aarne-Thompson type 2035.
This is perhaps the most...
Jason Bourne
Jason Charles Bourne is a fictional character and the protagonist of a series of novels by Robert Ludlum and subsequent film adaptations. He first appeared in the novel The Bourne Identity (1980), wh...
Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle
Detective Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle is a fictional character portrayed by actor Gene Hackman in the films The French Connection (1971) and its sequel, French Connection II (1975), and by Ed O'Neill in the ...
Bender (Futurama)
Bender Bending Rodríguez, commonly known as Bender, is a main character in the animated television series Futurama. Designated in-universe as Bending Unit 22, unit number 1,729, serial number 2716057,...
Ambrosius Aurelianus
Ambrosius Aurelianus, Welsh: Emrys Wledig; called Aurelius Ambrosius in the Historia Regum Britanniae and elsewhere, was a war leader of the Romano-British who won an important battle against the...
Jack of all trades
Jack of all trades may refer to: