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Mansa Musa | 10 Facts About The Richest Man In History

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  Musa I or Mansa Musa was the Emperor of Mali during the fourteenth century. Ranked the richest man of all time he is famous for his pilgrimage to Mecca which showcased his wealth to...
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M.C. Escher | 10 Facts About The Famous Graphic Artist

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  M.C. Escher is one of the world's most famous graphic artists. He represents the perfect coming together of mathematics and art. Although he is most known for his impossible constructions, he also created some...
Egyptian Pyramids Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About Ancient Egyptian Pyramids

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  Although pyramids have been built by civilizations in many parts of the world including China and Mesoamerica, the pyramids built in Egypt are the most famous. The first Egyptian pyramid was the Pyramid of...
Vasco Nunez De Balboa Facts Featured

Vasco Nunez De Balboa | 10 Facts On The Spanish Explorer

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  Vasco Nunez De Balboa was a Spanish explorer and conquistador most famous for founding Santa Maria la Antigua del Darien, the first permanent European settlement in mainland of the Americas; and for his discovery...
Indus Valley Civilization Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Indus Valley Civilization

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  Indus Valley¬†Civilization¬†(IVC), also known as Harappan Civilization after its first find-spot Harappa, was the largest of the four great ancient civilizations. It covered an area consisting of most of modern Pakistan, a significant part...
Qin Shi Huang Facts Featured

Qin Shi Huang | 10 Facts About The First Emperor of China

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  Qin Shi Huang is famous for being the ruler responsible for the unification of China. He took the title of the first emperor of Qin dynasty and ruled China from 220 to 210 BC....
Chile Earthquake 1960 Facts Featured

10 Facts About The Great Chilean Earthquake of 1960

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  The 1960 Valdivia earthquake struck Chile on the afternoon of 22nd May 1960, causing widespread damage with Valdivia being the most affected city. Also known as the Great Chilean earthquake, it was a 9.5...
Catherine The Great Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About Catherine the Great of Russia

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  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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Ramses II | 10 Facts About The Great Egyptian Pharaoh

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  Ramses II, or Ramesses II, ruled Egypt during 13th century B.C. and is regarded by many as the most powerful pharaoh of the Egyptian Empire due to which he is also known as Ramses...
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Harald Hardrada | 10 Facts About The Last Great Viking

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  Harald Hardrada was the King of Norway for two decades in the middle of the eleventh century. He showed early signs of being a proficient military general and fought many battles during his lifetime....

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