Prince Archbishop Colloredo of Salzburg expected servility and respect from all his servants. But one of them was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and he was not prepared to give him that. The result was explosive.
The poem "Ozymandias", by Percy Bysshe Shelley is one of the most important and profound short works in all English literature. There is a lesson for all of us in it's words.
The execution of King Louis XVI was the great crime that gave birth to the French Republic. Written in memory of a great and good man.
The perfect way to reduce criminality in society, and lower the prison population. This will really get rid of crime.
The comic opera "The Marriage of Figaro" by Mozart helps to connect us with the millions that laughed at it over the years. It shows us our "common humanity". That is it's most important lesson.
Some famous people and their dead bodies/corpses and body parts. Post-mortem adventures. From Ramses II to Thomas Paine.
Not everbody got to rest in peace when they died. Some got "unrest in pieces" instead. Read here about some famous bodies, and body parts, and their "post mortem" adventures.
How Jesus, and The Bible did affirm, not condemn homosexuality. Gay biblical heroes. David and Jonathan
Most christians believe that The Bible, and Jesus condemn homosexuality. The truth is the direct opposite. Have your eyes opened here.
When we are dying, we sometimes review our lives. With Queen Victoria, it was a life full of incident. Read this truly personal account of the life of an amazing queen.
The life and career of the beautiful and notorious Lola Montez, mistress of Ludwig I of Bavaria. Her Spider Dance.
The notorious dancer Lola Montez cut a swathe through nineteenth century European and American society. The life of this multi talented adventuress is related here.
King Christian X of Denmark inspired his people to resist the nazis during the second world war. Read about this great king, and how he really enraged Adolf Hitler.
Franz Liszt. Great Composer. Great Lover. Great Man. The loves and women of the Hungarian composer and pianist Liszt.
The brilliant hungarian composer Franz Liszt did more than just write beautiful music. He was also irresistable to women. Read about the fascinating lovelife of the genius, Liszt, here.
The late John Lennon is considered by many to be the great guru of peace and love. The truth could not be more different. Read about John Lennon, the hypocrite and supporter of mass murderers.
Guess who's coming to dinner? The Commendatore scene. Mozart's Don Giovanni. Don’t invite a dead man to a meal.
The opera Don Giovanni by Mozart is an horrific cautionary tale. Read about the evil Don, and his awful end here. Not for the squeamish.
Why Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is considered the Greatest Musical Genius for all time, and all tastes. Music at its best.
Mozart was probably the most enchanting of all the great classical composers. But his life was far from easy. Read about the ups and downs of the great genius of music here.
Heroes who were not as depicted. Genocidal maniacs and genocide. Julius Caesar, Oliver Cromwell, Andrew Jackson.
Some of the most famous people in history were mass murderers. Read here about three celebrated men, and their genocidal acts, that have been airbrushed from the history books.
For centuries the foxes gathered outside the ancient castle of Gormanston to mourn at the death of The Lords of Gormanston. This absolutely true story is indeed stranger than fiction.
When Joseph Stalin was dying, everybody was too terrified to enter his room to see if he was alright. But the dying dictator was not alone. I pray never to have company, like he had, that night.
The most annoying advertisements are sometimes the most effective. Why is that? The subject of irritating ads is discussed in a wittily refreshing way here.
One of the saddest true stories of Real People in History. The life of Joanna/Juana of Castile. (Joanna/Juana the Mad).
Joanna The Mad was one of the most tragic royal figures in history. Read her sad story here. Discover how she was cruely betrayed by her father, her husband, and her son.
The secret that Barack Obama has tried to keep hidden is finally revealed here. The truth of his ancestry really is unbelievable.
More of history's lies. Marie Antoinette. Let them eat cake. Queen Victoria, The Irish Famine. The American Revolution.
Many lies are told in our history books. In this article the truth is told, for a change.
The most shocking thing about the Illuminati is the identity of their leader, whose name is publicly proclaimed here, for the first time ever, and it is not who most people suspect.
Words that have shaped History. How wrong words can lead to war. The Ems despatch, and the Balfour declaration.
Statesmen should be always careful about the words they utter. To say, or write, the wrong thing can destroy empires, and ruin worlds. Learn about two such instances here.