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How Could Medieval Calvary Forces be Compared to the Ones in World War One?

Cavalry (from French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen were soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback. The Cavalry was historically the most mobile...

Frederick I of Prussia – The First King in Prussia

About Fredrick I of Prussia He was born in Konigsberg as a third son, this dynasty had a wast reach, he had a first cousin...

History of the Firearm and How it Changed Warfare

The "firearm" was invented in China in the 13th century for celebration or for signaling. The Chinese used gunpowder in the following centuries without ever testing it on the battlefield.

Catherine The Great – The First Woman to be Called “The Great”

Catherine came from German heritage.  She had a disturbing childhood, but her family pulled the right strings, and along with the help of Fredrick the great she was soon to be marrying the future King of Russia, Peter III.

How King Louis the Great Made France Into the Leading Power in Europe

Known as the “Sun King,” Louis XIV centralized power in the French monarchy and reigned over a period of great prosperity in which France became a dominant force in Europe.

Imperialism and the Conquest and Colonization of Africa by Europeans

Imperialism, or the extension of one nation-state’s domination or control over territory outside its own boundaries, peaked in the 19th century as European powers...

List of Dictatorships by Death Toll – The Top 10 Biggest Mass Killings in History

10. North Korean Crimes against humanity 1948-present North Korea continues to be one of the most repressive governments in the world with the world's lowest...

Priests and Their Role in the Middle Ages

During the Middle Ages, the clergy and the Church were very influential. The kings appointed members of the clergy including the bishops and priests. In return,...

Medieval Crime & Punishment – How Were Criminals Tortured?

During the Medieval Ages, there was a substantial amount of criminals. This was due to the impunity surrounding criminals which gave them the freedom to...

Twins in History – A Blessing or a Curse?

The birth of twins isn't something unusual. Historically, it was accepted in many cultures.

A History of Global Pandemics

  A History of Global Pandemics   The coronavirus of 2019 put the world to a halt, making people curious as...

The Gentleman Pirate – The Wealthy Man Turned Pirate?

The Gentleman Pirate was born as Stede Bonnet to a moderately wealthy family. Bonnet turned his comfortable life around and ventured towards a life of crime in becoming a pirate.

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