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

French Revolution Marie Antoinette Featured

Role of Marie Antoinette During The French Revolution

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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

  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...
Elizabeth I Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Queen Elizabeth I of England

  Queen Elizabeth I (1533 – 1603) ruled over England and Ireland for a period of 44 years and 127 days, making her the ninth longest reigning British monarch. The reign of Elizabeth I is...
Elizabeth I Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About Queen Elizabeth I of England

  Queen Elizabeth I was the Queen of England and Ireland who ruled for more than 44 years and is considered one of the greatest monarchs in the history of England. Elizabeth had a difficult...
Pharaoh Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt

  Pharaoh is the title used today to refer to the kings of ancient Egypt. The term was not used in Egypt for the king for more than one and a half millennia from the...