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The amazing and artistic talents of Leonardo Da Vinci
Published by Johnny Dod 92 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +19 votes | 4 comments
Sir Winston Churchill, a list of the honours, decorations, medals and citations awarded to the greatest Britain of all time
Published by Robert Hill 92 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +8 votes | 6 comments
Here are twenty trivial facts concerning the late King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley
Published by Brenden Koo 92 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +8 votes | 12 comments
Information about Aesop's life and death can be gathered from scattered mentions in ancient sources, and then of course there is what is commonly called The Aesop Romance (also known under a few other names).
Published by Inforead 93 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +4 votes | 0 comments
Bela Lugosi was a fine actor and the perfect Dracula.
Published by Kathleen Murphy 94 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +19 votes | 12 comments
Various facts about the Catholic Pope Benedict XVI, Joseph Ratzinger, born in Germany.
Published by Drake Delamer 93 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +1 votes | 2 comments
Maria Ouspenskaya, who played the old gypsy woman in The Wolf Man, had a long-lasting influence on Hollywood acting.
Published by Kathleen Murphy 94 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +19 votes | 5 comments
Actor Rondo Hatton met adversity with courage and made it work for him.
Published by Kathleen Murphy 95 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +12 votes | 12 comments
Being Dylan;The Life,Loves,Works and Passions of Dylan Thomas
Published by marianne ottens 95 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +4 votes | 1 comments
However, 1991 brought a lot of attention to the Royal Family and a lot of public criticism. There were exaggerated claims of the Queen Elizabeth's private wealth which was instigated by republicans and angered many British subjects.
Published by carol roach 96 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +9 votes | 4 comments
The years between 1960 and 1970 saw many decolonization of nations from Britain. Over 20 in Africa and the Caribbean decolonized with a planned self governing process in place. However, Rhodesia unilaterally declared their own independence from Britain in 1965.
Published by carol roach 96 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +13 votes | 5 comments
The future Queen Elizabeth fell in love with her future husband when she was but thirteen years old. She met Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark on a visit in 1932 and again in 1937. It was enough to convince her he was her mate for life. The couple exchanged letters and ten years later in 1947, they were wed.
Published by carol roach 96 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +10 votes | 3 comments
During her lifetime, Princess Anne/Queen Anne had gotten pregnant 18 times, at least 13 times the pregnancy resulted in either stillbirths or miscarriages. Most of her surviving children died by the age of two years old. Only one son survived until the age of 11.
Published by carol roach 97 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +4 votes | 8 comments
James II (England) and VI (Scotland) had to abdicate because of his conversion to Roman Catholicism. Mary II the daughter who reigned after him was a staunch protestant. In 1707, under the Act of Unions, England and Scotland became of single state and Anne was the first reigning monarch of this new merger. She still remained the Queen of Ireland and the Queen of France. Queen Anne reigned for 12 years and technically she was the last Queen of the Scots. Anne was also the last Stuart Monarch as s...
Published by carol roach 97 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +10 votes | 7 comments
The religious wars still raged on in England in the 1600 hundreds well after the death of Queen Elizabeth I. Mary II Queen regnant of England, Scotland, and Ireland jointly took the throne with her husband William III of Orange from 1689 to 1694. Queen Mary II took power after her father, King James II, a Roman Catholic was deposed during a period in English history known as the Glorious Revolution. Mary II was able to take the throne because she was Protestant.
Published by carol roach 97 months ago in Biographies & Figures | +17 votes | 23 comments
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