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Harald Hardrada | 10 Facts About The Last Great Viking

  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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10 Facts About The Ancient Mesopotamian Civilization

  Mesopotamia is a term used to refer to a historical region in western Asia within the Tigris–Euphrates river system. Though not certain, it is generally regarded as the place where human societies first emerged...
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Harold Godwinson | 10 Facts About The English Emperor

  Harold Godwinson is known for providing the last stand against Duke William's invasion of England. He famously fought him for nine hours in the Battle of Hastings. Here are 10 interesting facts about the...
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10 Interesting Facts About Amerigo Vespucci

  Amerigo Vespucci was an Italian explorer who made at least two voyages to the New World and was the first to recognize the Americas as distinct continents and not part of Asia. He is...
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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 Interesting Facts About The Irish Potato Famine

  Irish Potato Famine, also known as the Great Famine, took place in Ireland between 1845 and 1852. It caused numerous deaths due to starvation and disease and led to mass emigration from the island....
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Giovanni da Verrazzano | 10 Facts About The Explorer

  Giovanni da Verrazzano was a Florentine explorer who was first to land on the Atlantic coast of North America. Although not much is known about his personal life, he had an interesting career which...
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Ramses II | 10 Facts About The Great Egyptian Pharaoh

  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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10 Interesting Facts About Elizabeth Blackwell

  Elizabeth Blackwell is famous for being the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. With most universities unwilling to accept her due to the bias against her sex, it was...
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Zeus | 10 Interesting Facts About The Greek God

  Zeus was the king of the gods in ancient Greek religion. He was the god of the sky, lightning and thunder; and the most prominent symbols associated with him are the thunderbolt, eagle, bull...

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Thoth | 10 Interesting Facts About The Egyptian God

  Thoth was an ancient Egyptian god of the moon, wisdom, writing, magic, judgment, balance and the dead. He was one of the earliest and...

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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...