People Who Left a Mark in History

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9 of the Most Important Viking Leaders

"Grant us, God, protection from the savage Vikings" a prayer written by Charles the Bald, a French King, when his nation was...Read More

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Top 10 Romantic Era Composers

The romantic period which lasted from the late 18th-century until well into the 19th-century was jumpstarted by the British Industrial Revolution, which led to...Read More

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Top 10 Ancient Famous Philosophers

Here is our list of top 10 famous philosophers that laid the foundations for the modern world....Read More

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List of 10 Famous Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs

Pharaohs were the mighty political and religious leaders who reigned over ancient Egypt for more than 3,000 years, from around 3150 BC. until 30 BC...Read More

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10 Famous Roman Generals

The rise and fall of the mighty Roman Empire continues to intrigue, even 1500 years after its demise. The Roman Republic took shape in a time when formidable empires...Read More

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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...Read More

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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...Read More

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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...Read More

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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...Read More

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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...Read More

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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...Read More

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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...Read More

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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...Read More

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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...Read More

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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?...Read More

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10 Greatest World War I Generals

World War I battles were commanded by many brilliant generals on both sides. Combined, they led some 65 million men, many...Read More

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