Hatshepsut | 10 Facts About The Female Pharaoh of Egypt

Hatshepsut Facts Featured

Hatshepsut was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who is one of the most famous female figures from antiquity. She is the second confirmed female pharaoh and the longest reigning female pharaoh of an indigenous dynasty of ancient Egypt. There has been lot of research and literature on Hatshepsut. Many points about her are still debated. Among … Read more

10 Major Achievements of Ashoka the Great

Ashoka Achievements Featured

  Chakravartin (universal ruler) Ashoka, more popularly known now as Ashoka the Great, was a prominent Emperor of Bharatvarsha (present day Indian Subcontinent) in 3rd century BCE. It is estimated that he was born in 304 BCE. Ashoka was the descendant of Chandragupta Maurya; another prominent Indian monarch who had vanquished the Nanda Dynasty and … Read more

Biography of Mary Queen of Scots Through 10 Interesting Facts

Mary Queen of Scots Facts Featured

  Mary, Queen of Scots, was a prominent figure in 16th century Europe who reigned over Scotland from 14 December 1542 to 24 July 1567. She was also Queen Consort of France for a brief period through her marriage to Francis II of France. Mary, who is considered to have been very beautiful, married multiple … Read more

Role of Marie Antoinette During The French Revolution

French Revolution Marie Antoinette Featured

  Marie Antoinette was born an Archduchess of Austria on 2nd November 1755. She was the youngest daughter of Empress Maria Theresa and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor. Following the Seven Years’ War, Empress Maria Theresa decided to end hostilities with her long-time enemy, King Louis XV of France. This led to the marriage of … Read more

Role of King Louis XVI During The French Revolution

French Revolution Louis XVI Featured

  Louis XVI was the monarch of France during the French Revolution till the monarchy was abolished and France was declared a Republic. He was born Louis-Auguste on 23rd August 1754 in the French Palace of Versailles. On 16th May 1770, at the age of 15, he married the 14-year-old Habsburg Archduchess of Austria Marie … Read more