10 Major Achievements of Ashoka the Great

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  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

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  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

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  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

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  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

Biography of Napoleon Bonaparte Through 10 Interesting Facts

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  Napoleon Bonaparte is considered one of the greatest military leaders in history. He rose through the ranks to become Emperor of the French, a position he held from 1804 to 1814, and again briefly in 1815. Napoleon was born in the city of Ajaccio on the Mediterranean island of Corsica on August 15, 1769. … Read more

10 Major Accomplishments of Napoleon Bonaparte

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  Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 – 1821) is considered one of the greatest military commanders in history. Starting as a second lieutenant in a French regiment, he rose to prominence during the French Revolution as a general of the Revolutionary government against the Royalist forces. He rapidly rose through the ranks through his military genius ultimately … Read more

Caligula | 10 Interesting Facts On The Infamous Roman Emperor

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  Born on the 31st of August 12 AD in Antium, modern day Anzio, Italy, Caligula was a member of the Julio Claudian dynasty; the first ruling family of the Roman Empire. His father was a popular Roman General while his mother was the granddaughter of Augustus Caesar. Emperor Tiberius is said to have plotted … Read more