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Elizabeth I Queen of England – The Virgin Queen

Elizabeth I was Queen of England and Ireland from 1558 to 1603. She was the daughter of the King of England, Henry VIII Tudor,...

The History of Taoism

Taoism or Daoism is a Chinese philosophy and folk religion of people primarily in the rural areas of China. The primarily idea and focus...

The Battle of Verdun – Longest Battle of World War 1

The battle of Verdun is the largest and longest battle between German and French troops during the First World War on the Western Front,...

The Battle of Trafalgar 1805 – Clash for Naval Supremacy

The Battle of Trafalgar was a sea battle between the British and the French-Spanish Navy. It occurred on October 21, 1805, at Cape Trafalgar...

From Innovation to Threat- The Russian Streltsy

Hand-held firearms were used in the late 15th or early 16th century in Russia, but it can’t be dated more precisely because the Russian...

The Life of Joseph Stalin (1922-1952) – The Dictator of USSR

Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin 1879 - 1953. Was a Georgian revolutionary, and Dictator of the USSR (1928-1953).  He lived a strange life, full of wars...

Siege of Sevastopol (1854–55) – Crimean War

The Siege of Sevastopol 1854-1855 was a siege of the Russian Port of Sevastopol during the Crimean War. Sevastopol did not have a prepared...

Silk Road – Connection between the East and West

The Great Silk Road was a caravan road connecting East Asia to the Mediterranean from Ancient times into the Middle Ages. It was used...

Serbian Campaign of World War I

The Serbian campaign was an important front in the First World War, which lasted from July 28, 1914, when Austria-Hungary invaded Serbia, until the...

The Second French Empire (1852-1870)

The second French empire lasted from 1852 to 1870. On December 2, 1852, as a result of a plebiscite, a constitutional monarchy was established,...

Fidel Castro Lays a Wreath in Front of the Lincoln Memorial

After the dictator Fidel Castro had assumed power in Cuba in 1959, he was invited to tour the U.S.A. by the American Society of...

The Last Romanov, Nicholas II Aleksandrovich

Nicholas Aleksandrovich Romanov was born on May 6 (May 18 by the Gregorian Calendar) 1868 in Tsarkoye Selo, todays Pushkin, near St. Petersburg. He...

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