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Samson and Delilah by Rubens

List of Top 10 Paintings by Peter Paul Rubens

The Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577- 1640) was one of the foremost figures of Baroque painting. A highly prolific artist who is credited with more...

Warren Court

7 Things You Might Not Have Known About Brown v. Board of Education

On May 17, 1954, Chief Justice Earl Warren proclaimed to the nation that schools were no longer to...

Female U.S. President Candidates

5 Women Who Ran for the U.S. President Before Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton is making a stir in the 2016 U.S. presidential election due to the fact that she represents the possibility of a female president, something the United States has never...


5 Peoples and Civilizations Who Ruled Italy Before the Romans

We have all heard of the Romans who dominated not only Italy but the entire Mediterranean. For centuries. However, modern people have...

5 Interesting Facts About Napoleon Bonaparte

Widely regarded as one of the greatest military leaders the world has ever seen, Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) ruled...

List of Top 10 Surrealist Artists

Formed around the belief that consciousness should give way to subconsciousness in the 1920s, Surrealism was one of the most influential art movements of the 20th century...

10 Splendid Examples of Byzantine Architecture

Byzantine architecture refers to the architectural style that flourished between the 4th and 15h century on Byzantine-held territories although its influence reached far beyond,...

9 Incredible Leonardo da Vinci Inventions

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) is famous for creating some of the greatest works of art. Of all time! But besides being a brilliant artist, da Vinci was also a scientist, engineer and...

List of 5 Possible Causes of the Salem Witch Trials

The Salem Witch Trials were a series of witchcraft trials that took place in 1692 in Massachusetts. Nearly 200 people were accused of witchcraft and by the end of the trials, 19 were sentenced to...

List of Top 10 Antoni Gaudi Works

Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926) is probably the most famous and admired Catalan architect. He was the leading figure of the so-called Modernisme or...

5 Interesting Facts About Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin (1878-1953) ruled the Soviet Union for nearly three decades. He transformed his country from largely agricultural economy into an industrialized society, led the country during...

List of 10 Famous Gustav Klimt Paintings

Gustav Klimt (1862-1918) was the leading figure of the so-called Vienna Secession, an art movement that rebelled against the established art concepts and introduced a new style similar to Art Nouveau...