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Byzantine Architecture

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 the Empire's borders. Unfortunately,...

Leonardo da Vinci

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...

Salem Witch Trials

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...

List of 10 Most Iconic World War II Fighters

World War II was defined as much by aerial warfare as "The Great War" was defined by trench warfare. Aircraft played a central role in all the theaters and all major operations, not only in aerial but...

Top 10 Mad Kings and Queens

History is replete with instances of kings and queens who brought misery upon their people with their cruelty, poor governance skills or/and lack of sense for reality...

List of 6 Manned Moon Landings

All of total 6 manned moon landings to date were a part of the NASA's Apollo program. Running from 1961 to 1972, the objective of the program was to gather as much data as possible from...

7 Amazing Forts, Fortresses and Castles in Africa

Africa has played host to numerous civilizations, colonial powers and invaders from both east and west. Thus it isn't a surprise that many forts, fortresses and castles in Africa bear great resemblance to...

5 Most Impressive Historic Mosques in Spain

The Muslim Moors ruled Spain for much of the medieval period and left a significant mark on Spanish architecture which can be observed to this day. Many...

Top 10 Trials of the 20th Century

In the 20th century, few trials attracted more attention than the 10 trials listed. From the Scopes Monkey Trial to the Nuremberg Trials and The Rosenberg Trial to Michael Jackson Trial, Americans...