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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 Rule of Pope Gregory IX

Pope Gregory IX had an amazing life and was responsible for a number of decrees that shaped European history.

Pharaoh Menes and the Unification of Egypt

The story of Pharaoh Menes is surrounded in folklore and mystery. Was he really the first pharaoh that united the country of Egypt?

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,...

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