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Articles about the most famous kings and queens in history and about their major achievements.

Cleopatra Accomplishments Featured

6 Major Accomplishments of Egyptian Queen Cleopatra

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  Cleopatra VII Philopator (69 BC – 30 BC), popularly known as just Cleopatra, was an Egyptian queen who was the last active Pharaoh of Egypt. Ascending the throne at the age of 18, she...
Mary Queen of Scots Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About Mary Queen of Scots

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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...
Cleopatra Facts Featured

Cleopatra | 10 Facts On The Famous Egyptian Queen

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  Cleopatra was born in 70 or 69 B.C. and was the eldest daughter of Ptolemy XII (Auletes), the Pharaoh of Egypt. Her mother is believed to be Cleopatra V Tryphaena, the king’s wife (and...
French Revolution Marie Antoinette Featured

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...
French Revolution Louis XVI Featured

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...
Napoleon Facts Featured

Napoleon Bonaparte | 10 Facts On The Famous French Emperor

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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...
Napoleon Accomplishments Featured

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...
Caligula Facts Featured

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...
Caligula Madness Stories Featured

10 Insane And Perverse Things Attributed To Caligula

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  Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus, better known by his nickname Caligula, was the third Roman Emperor who reigned for a short period of 4 years from 37 AD to 41 AD. Though his early reign...
Alexander The Great Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Alexander The Great

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  Born in the city of Pella in central Macedonia in 356 BC, Alexander was the son of King Phillip II and his fourth wife Olympias. He is often referred to as "the Great" for...