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The Flower of Scotland- Brief History & Key Facts

One of the most easily recognizable symbols of Scotland is the thistle. It is a wild flowering plant which is deemed as the flower...

12 Evil Gods you should steer clear of!

A God or a deity is a supreme being who is conceived as omnibenevolent(all-good). Different beliefs and religions have different perceptions of God. He...

Battle of Fallen Timbers- Key facts & Brief Summary

The Battle of Fallen Timbers was the last major conflict of the Northwest Territory Indian war. It took place on August 20, 1794, and...

Battle of Cowpens- Key Facts & Brief Summary

The Battle of Cowpens is one of the battles which occurred during the American Revolutionary War. It took place on January 17, 1781. It...

The Viking Diet- What did the Vikings eat?

The Vikings were Norse people from Southern Scandinavia who thrived from the 8th century to the 11th century. They were seafaring people who raided,...

110 Important historical facts that you must know!

History is littered with amazing historical accounts and facts. However, did you know that almost 97% of human history is lost? Hence we have...

21 Interesting facts about the Incas

The Inca Empire was one of the major civilisations of pre-Columbian America. The empire essentially thrived from 1438 to 1533. The Incas are celebrated...

Siege of Boston- Key Facts and Brief Summary

The Siege of Boston was essentially a siege laid out by the American militia, later known as the Continental Army on the British held...

10 things dubbed as ‘The Eighth Wonder of the World’

The 'Eighth Wonder of the World' is an unofficial title given to many places, monuments, sites and even people! These things are considered at...

8 Mighty Ancient African Empires

Africa has a vast and extensive history which spans over many centuries. Its history consists of mighty African Empires who were instrumental in shaping...

Battle of Camden- Key Facts & Brief Summary

The Battle of Camden marked a devastating defeat for the Americans. It was a battle between the British forces and the Patriots which took...

Sea Shanties- Historic value and significance

Sea Shanties are shipboard work songs. These songs boosted the health and morale of the ship crew as they went about their strenuous tasks...

Castles in England- History and Significance

Castles were built as a defence against the enemies and even served as royal residences. The first proper castles in England were built by...

22 Interesting Facts about Tudor Fashion

The Tudors belonged to the Welsh-English royal house 'House of Tudors'. Their house ruled over England and Wales for almost 118 years. The royal...

Medieval English Surnames- Origin and History

A surname indicates a persons tribe or community. A surname is also known as the last name or the family name. In Europe, up...

Famous medieval buildings and their history

Medieval buildings are the buildings constructed during the middle ages. They include civil, religious and military buildings. The popular style of architecture was mainly...

The onna-bugeisha – 8 Facts About Japan’s Female Warriors

Most of us think of samurai at the mention of Japan. However, we’re going to be talking about their female counterpart who proved just...

Four Ancient Roman Gladiators – 19 Facts

Although the ancient Romans weren't fans of philosophy or inventions like the Greeks and Egyptians, they sure did do one thing best, which was...

Famous Egyptian Pharaohs – 11 Facts For You

Since times immemorial, we know that power and remarkable sophistication came naturally to the Egyptian empire. Sadly, however, most of us know only about...

The Ming Dynasty – 11 Enthralling Facts

Between 1368 and 1644, 16 emperors of the Ming dynasty ruled for a total of 276 years. They built the largest man-made structure on...
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