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The Mystery of the Boston Art Heist – $500m in Stolen Art

It was dubbed "heist of the century": A duo of thieves stole numerous classic pieces of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston.

The Red Baron – The World’s Greatest Pilot?

Was the Red Baron the greatest pilot that took to the skies? He is a known legend that fought for Germany in WW1.

The Discovery of America

The discovery of America is an event as a result of which for the inhabitants of the Old World (Europe) a new part of...

Medieval and Modern History of Latvia

In the VII century, Scandinavian settlements appeared in western Latvia in Kurzeme. In the VIII century, the population of Latvia from dugouts moved to the...

Algeria Under French Rule

In 1848, Algeria was declared a territory of France, divided into departments headed by prefects and by the French governor-general. The February Revolution of 1848...

The Conquest of Algeria by France

In 1830, the French were equipped with a huge expedition of 100 military and 357 transport ships with a land force of 35,000 men...

Medieval History of Algeria

In the 7th century, Arabs invaded Algeria and the country's territory became part of the Arab Caliphate. Islamization occurred (and later - Arabization) of...

Medieval History of Morocco

Morocco as part of the Arab Caliphate By the beginning of the VIII century, Morocco was inhabited by Berber tribes from the Sanhaj group: Gomara...

The Empire of Brazil

In 1807, when Napoleon’s army began the war against Portugal, it was decided to transport the king and his court to Rio de Janeiro,...

Early History of Brazil

The Treaty of Tordesillas in 1494 defined the boundaries of possessions between Spain and Portugal along the meridian of 49 ° 32'56 "W. D....

Battle of Pavia

In 1521, the third period of the Italian wars began - the struggle of France against the coalition of Spain and the Holy Roman...

Completion of the Italian Wars

The Third War of Francis I and Charles V (1536–1538) The capture of Rome in 1527, the successes of the Reformation in Germany and the...

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