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Julius Caesar Facts Featured

Julius Caesar | 10 Facts On The Famous Roman Dictator

  Julius Caesar is one of the most renowned names from ancient Rome. Born into not so influential a family, he rose through the ranks in Roman politics to become the most powerful man in...
Erik The Red Facts Featured

Erik the Red | 10 Facts About The Famous Viking

  Erik the Red was a Norwegian Viking who, after being banished from Iceland, became one of the first Europeans to explore the mass of land which we now know as Greenland. He is credited...
Tutankhamun Facts Featured

Tutankhamun | 10 Facts On The Famous King Tut of Egypt

  Tutankhamun was a pharaoh of ancient Egypt who reigned over its kingdom for a period of around 10 years in fourteenth century BC. He most prominently restored Amun as the supreme God of Egypt...
Augustus Caesar Facts Featured

Augustus | 10 Facts About The First Roman Emperor

  Born Gaius Octavius and also known as Octavian, Augustus Caesar is famous for transforming the Roman Republic, marred by civil wars, into a stable monarchic Empire which would last for around 1400 years. Rising...
Cyrus The Great Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About Cyrus The Great of Persia

  Cyrus the Great, also known as Cyrus II of Persia, is famous for founding the Achaemenid Empire. He conquered the Median Empire, the Lydian Empire and the Neo-Babylonian Empire to make the Achaemenid Empire...
Augustus Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Augustus Caesar

  Augustus Caesar, also known as Octavian, reigned over the Roman Empire for 41 years from 27 BC till his death in 14 AD. He ended a period of lengthy civil wars in the Roman...
Peter The Great Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About Peter The Great of Russia

  Peter Alexeyevich, known as Peter the Great, was the Tsar of Russia from 1682 till his death on 8th February 1725. He became co-ruler of Russia at the age of 10 in 1682 but...
Catherine of Aragon Facts Featured

10 Interesting Facts About Catherine of Aragon

  Catherine of Aragon was the first of six wives of King Henry VIII of England. She was Queen of England from 1509 till the time of her controversial divorce with Henry in 1533, which...
Peter The Great Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Peter the Great

  Peter the Great (1672 - 1725) reigned over Russia for around 43 years from 1682 till his death in 1725. He initiated a wide range of economic, social, political, administrative, educational and military reforms...
Charlemagne Accomplishments Featured

10 Major Accomplishments of Charlemagne

  Charlemagne, or Charles the Great, was a powerful king who reunited most of Western Europe through his conquests. He was an able administrator and brought about economic reforms to bring prosperity in his kingdom....

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