In the 1860's , Germany existed as a number of independent states dominated by Prussia and Austria. Within the next ten years, three destructive wars would change the political map of Europe forever.
What does 'English' mean? Follow this hub to understand the make-up of the different peoples of Britain in general, of England in particular and how its disparate peoples 'meshed'
Not only is humanity headed for Mars, it is also beginning a country on a space station in low-Earth orbit. I am Citizen Number 12,247.
The Spanish Empire conquered the many tribes of South America with ruthless efficiency. Then they transported bounty of the continent back to Europe to finance the modernisation of Imperial Spain.
A mortal man with an immortal legacy, Alexander the Great during his short life altered the course of human history so drastically that he continues to affect the modern world today by his actions.
I know what you are thinking. Genghis died in the year 1227. That’s almost 800 years ago. True. But there have been many remarkable new developments in cryogenic research that you may not be aware of.
The story of a slave who became Emperor - Jean Jacques Dessalines. A lieutenant in the Black army, Dessalines worked along side Christophe and L'Ouverture. When it was clear that France would not let them go without a fight, Dessalines rose to the occasion and helped bring Independence to the...
The forgotten history of the United States of America, includes the part the Dutch played in creating America what it is today.
The Cossacks of Imperial Russian were troops loyal to the Tsar. Now the descendants of the Cossack clans are spread across the world. When the Soviets took power in 1917, the Cossacks fell from favour.
Paul Schaefer On December 4th, 1921 Paul Schaefer was born in Troisdorf, Germany. Before the age of eleven he joined and served in the Hitler Youth Movement. At about this same time, an accident caused Schaefer to lose his right eye. When he came...