People Who Left a Mark in History

Soviet Female Sniper

5 Famous Snipers of World War II

The U.S.S.R. was the only country that heavily trained sniper units during the decade leading up to the Second World War. Other nations trained them, but not to the same degree. In fact, 95 of the top 100...Read More

List of the 6 Mitford Sisters

Also known as the Mitford girls, the 6 Mitford sisters were highly controversial daughters of David Freeman-Mitford, 2nd Baron Redesdale (1878-1958) and his wife...

List of 10 Famous Britons and Their Fortune

Fame and fortune typically go hand in hand. This, however, wasn't always the case. Contrary to today's celebrities, many great historical figures didn't enjoy fortune even though...

10 Historical Gay Couples You May Not Know About

The historic yes vote in the Irish referendum on same-sex marriage proves that the society is getting more and more accepting and open-minded when...

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 Interesting Facts About Napoleon Bonaparte

Widely regarded as one of the greatest military leaders the world has ever seen, Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) ruled France (and much of Europe) from 1804 and 1815, and again for...

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...

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...

5 Heroines of the Holocaust

As the ruthless policies of the Nazi Germany took hold across occupied Europe, resistance began to spring up in countless ways. From black-market smugglers to princesses, many courageous individuals defied the Nazis and...

10 Most Famous, Daring and Dangerous Spies

We have seen them in the movies and we have read about them in books. But can such daring and dangerous spies exist in real life?...

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