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10 Interesting Facts About Catherine the Great of Russia

  Catherine II, known as Catherine the Great, was a Prussian princess who became the queen consort of Russia through her marriage to Peter III. She then orchestrated a coup to overthrow her husband and...
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10 Interesting Facts About Frederick Douglass

  Frederick Douglass escaped from slavery and went on to become one of the leading African American figures of his time. He is famous for being a prominent leader in the campaigns against slavery and...
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David Hockney | 10 Facts About the Famous British Artist

  David Hockney is renowned world over as one of the leading artists of the twentieth century. Considered a prominent figure in the history of British art, Hockney is also known as an important painter...
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10 Interesting Facts About Shel Silverstein

  Shel Silverstein was an American cartoonist, author, poet, songwriter, and playwright most famous for children's books such as The Giving Tree and Where the Sidewalk Ends. Know more about the life and work of...
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10 Interesting Facts About The Harlem Renaissance

  Harlem Renaissance was an African American cultural, social and artistic movement which peaked in the 1920s. Centered at the Harlem neighborhood in New York City, the movement spread through the United States and reached...
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10 Facts About The 1815 Eruption of Mount Tambora

  Mount Tambora is an active volcano on the island of Sumbawa in Indonesia. Its eruption in 1815 is the most powerful volcanic eruption in recorded history and is considered one of the greatest natural...
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Roy Lichtenstein | 10 Interesting Facts About The Pop Artist

  Pop art includes imagery from popular culture, such as, advertising, cartoons, news etc. as opposed to elitist culture. It was among the dominant art movements of the twentieth century. Roy Lichtenstein was an American...
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Mary Seacole | 10 Interesting Facts About The Famous Nurse

  Mary Seacole was a Jamaican born woman who became famous due to her contribution during the Crimean War where she opened a hotel to provide food and supplies to soldiers. She also nursed the...
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William Wordsworth | 10 Facts On The Famous English Poet

  Active in late eighteenth and first half of the nineteenth century, William Wordsworth was an English poet who, along with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, launched the English Romantic movement in literature and changed the course...
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10 Interesting Facts About The Battle of Thermopylae

  Battle of Thermopylae is most famous for the last stand of 300 Spartans though it is not known by many that it also involved 1100 warriors from other Greek states. It was fought for...

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