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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...

5 Important Aztec Gods and The Rituals

Aztecs are one of the most important ancient civilisations. The Aztec empire thrived in central Mexico from 1300 to 1521. The Aztecs worshipped various...

13 Facts About The Mystical, Whirling Dervish

The image of the mesmerising Whirling Dervish performed by dancers in white robes, spinning in a trance, seems dreamy. Over 800 years old, this...

11 Facts About 19th Century Fashion and Victorian Gowns

The 63-year-old period from 1837 to 1901, under the reign of England's Queen Victoria, saw sweeping changes ranging from political reforms to social changes....

9 Interesting facts about Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill held the office of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. We...

10 weird facts about ancient Egyptians that will surprise you

10 weird facts about ancient Egyptians that will surprise you. The ancient Egyptians were considered extremely powerful in all aspects, including government, arts, writing and...

9 Of Egypt’s Most Famous Historical Landmarks

Egypt, home to the ancient Pharaohs, is a magnificent destination made of tombs and temples that leave visitors in awe. It consists of some of...

12 facts about ice cream that you will enjoy reading

Everybody enjoys icecream, but did you ever wonder how did it evolve into the beloved dessert we know today? Hence we have compiled a...

The Chernobyl – World’s worst Nuclear Power Plant Explosion

On April 26th, 1986, one infamous event rocked the world. It seemed like any other day before Ukraine's Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded in...

20 amazing historical facts about India that you probably didn’t know

India, officially known as the Republic Of India, is the world's largest democracy. It is a country known for its rich heritage, culture, and...

15 Famous Landmarks of France and their history

Speak of mystical cathedrals, fancy castles and beautiful villages, and France will come to your mind. From the Eiffel Tower to the French Alps,...

10 facts about The Louvre that you probably didn’t know

The world’s most visited museum a.k.a Musée du Louvre or the Louvre Museum is the national museum and art gallery of France, housing 380,000...

5 military draft facts that you will enjoy reading

Conscription or commonly referred to as "draft" is the mandatory enlistment in a country's armed forces. The origins of the military draft date back to...

10 history facts about Japan that will amaze you

Japan is known for its incredible culture, traditional arts, and has a colourful history. Until slightly more than a century ago it was closed...
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