10 Things You Didn’t Know About Napoleon Bonaparte

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte is one of the most famous men in history, and for good reason. He became emperor of France soon after the French Revolution and conquered much of Europe. During the Napoleonic war he fought 60 battles and only lost 7 of them. He’s remembered...
10 Times Caligula Went Absolutely Insane

10 Times Caligula Went Absolutely Insane

Caligula is the notorious madman who ruled over Rome for around four years until he was assassinated by his bodyguards, and some senators. His exploits have been famous all over the world, and are hotly debated to this day. From declaring a war on Poseidon to making...
10 Shocking Facts About Genghis Khan

10 Shocking Facts About Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan was the leader of the Mongol Empire, perhaps the mightiest in history. The empire he started eventually became the largest contiguous empire in history. He was born into a tribe in Northeast Asia, and warred with other tribes until he had united them all...
10 Golden Ages You’d Love To See

10 Golden Ages You’d Love To See

Tracing the roots of the word Golden Age will take you back to Greek mythology and legend. Greek legend dictates that the first of the five Ages of Man is the Golden, succeeded by the silver age, followed by the bronze Age, then the Age of Heroes, and then the Iron...
10  Bloodiest Chinese Dynasties Ever

10 Bloodiest Chinese Dynasties Ever

A dynasty is a line of hereditary rulers of a civilisation. There are many Chinese dynasties throughout history but these ones were particularly violent.  Dynasties rarely started or ended peacefully, in fact the majority of them were destroyed by rebellions or...
8 Reasons The Mongol Empire Dominated

8 Reasons The Mongol Empire Dominated

The Mongol Empire was the largest contiguous empire in history. It was started by tribes in the Steppes of Central Asia. Genghis Khan united the Mongol tribes in the Steppe and proceeded to decimate their enemies. Using superior technology and more sophisticated...

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