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Role of Marie Antoinette During The French Revolution

  Marie Antoinette was born an Archduchess of Austria on 2nd November 1755. She was the youngest daughter of Empress Maria Theresa and Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor. Following the Seven Years' War, Empress Maria...
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10 Interesting Facts On The Akkadian Empire of Mesopotamia

  Centered at the Mesopotamian city of Akkad, the Akkadian Empire was the largest empire in recorded history up to that point. At its peak, it controlled a vast area including most of modern Iraq,...
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10 Interesting Facts About The Peasants’ Revolt

  Peasants' Revolt began in Essex and soon became a major protest with people from varied sections of rural society participating in it. Also referred to as Wat Tyler's Revolt after the leader of the...
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Paul Klee | 10 Interesting Facts About The Famous Painter

  Paul Klee is considered as one of the best artists to come out of Germany and perhaps the most inventive artist of the twentieth century. Know more about the life and artwork of Paul...
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10 Interesting Facts About Amerigo Vespucci

  Amerigo Vespucci was an Italian explorer who made at least two voyages to the New World and was the first to recognize the Americas as distinct continents and not part of Asia. He is...
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Role of Napoleon Bonaparte During The French Revolution

  Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 – 1821) graduated from the prestigious Royal Military School of Paris in 1785 and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the La Fère artillery regiment of France. His initial military career...
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10 Facts About The 1980 Eruption of Mount St. Helens

  Mount St. Helens is an active volcano in Skamania County in the U.S. state of Washington. After more than a century of inactivity, it reawakened in March 1980. A series of earthquakes and eruptions...
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Akhenaten | 10 Facts On Ancient Egypt’s Monotheist Pharaoh

  Akhenaten is one of the most famous pharaohs of Ancient Egypt. Also known as Amenhotep IV, he ruled over Egypt for seventeen years during fourteenth century BC. Here are 10 interesting facts about the...
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10 Interesting Facts About Mary Queen of Scots

  Mary, Queen of Scots, was a prominent figure in 16th century Europe who reigned over Scotland from 14 December 1542 to 24 July 1567. She was also Queen Consort of France for a brief...
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Robert Hooke | 10 Facts About The English Scientist

  Robert Hooke was an English scientist most famous for Hooke's Law of Elasticity and for being the first to extensively use the microscope for scientific exploration thus discovering the building block of life, cell....

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