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Frederick William I of Prussia – The Soldier King

Fredrick William was born in Berlin to Fredrick I of Prussia. The father of Fredrick successfully got the title king from the Holy Roman Emperor and now this newly founded kingdom was succeeded by Fredrick William I.

Maria Theresa, The Last Emperor From the Habsburg House – The Biggest Family in the World

Maria held the following titles: Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, Transylvania, Mantua, Milan, Lodomeria and Galicia, the Austrian Netherlands and Parma. Plus by marriage, she was Duchess of Lorraine, Grand Duchess of Tuscany and Holy Roman Empress.

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.

Peter III of Russia – Reining Only 6 Months

There was a plot against him by many members of the government and influential figures. His wife, the unloving Catherine, was potentially the leader of this plot against the king.

Elizabeth of Russia – The Queen With Over 16 000 Dresses

Elizabeth had a fine education and was naturally brilliant, but not many resources were spent on her because nobody thought that a woman not of pure noble birth would inherit the throne.

Peter the Great – Waking the Bear From It’s Slumber

Looking back at what Peter achieved we can see that he left a serious mark on the map and also contributed largely to the modernization of Russia.

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.

The Stories Of 5 Extremely Respected Female Warriors

Of course, The Maid of Orléans is one of the most remarkable figures in history: of any kind, of any gender, of any age.

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,...

Greatest Historical Leaders From Asia That You Must Know About

1) Genghis Khan: The most well-known asian leaders in history is none other but Genghis Khan. Born Temujin and into a noble family from a clan...

6 Amazing Facts About The Fearsome Huns

The notorious Huns spread horror throughout Europe and Asia. Despite being nomadic people, they still conquered a good portion of land during their Golden period. The...

The Year of The 4 Roman Emperors – The Ultimate Fight for Power

The year of the 4 Emperors took place in 69 A.D. It signified the period in which three leaders had been changed over the...

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