Inland taipan, most venomous snake in the world
The inland taipan (Oxyuranus microlepidotus) is considered the most venomous land snake in the world, the venom from one bite is enough to kill 100 humans.
Monocled Cobra
The monocled cobra (Naja kaouthia) is a deadly venomous cobra species widespread across South and Southeast Asia
Video: Alexander Litvinenko inquiry: Wife Marina 'very pleased' accusation that Vladimir Putin 'probably' ordered murder proved
Ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko's widow Marina says she is "very pleased" about the ruling and calls for sanctions to be imposed on Russian president Vladimir Putin
Alexander Litvinenko: the man who solved his own murder
This week, the inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko will deliver its findings. The former Russian spy was poisoned with a cup of tea in a London hotel. Working with Scotland Yard detectives,...
Jeanette Loff
Jeanette Loff (October 9, 1906 - August 4, 1942) was an American motion picture actress and singer.
Born Janette Lov in Orofino, Idaho, Loff's mother was Norwegian and her father was Danish. Later...
Zilphia Horton
Zilphia Horton (April 14, 1910 – April 11, 1956) was an American musician, community organizer, educator, Civil Rights activist, and folklorist. She is best known for her work with her husband Myles...
Video: Alexander Litvinenko inquiry: Wife Marina 'very pleased' accusation that Vladimir Putin 'probably' ordered murder proved
Ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko's widow Marina says she is "very pleased" about the ruling and calls for sanctions to be imposed on Russian president Vladimir Putin
Henry of Flanders
Henry (c. 1176–11 June 1216) was the second emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople. He was a younger son of Baldwin V, Count of Hainaut (later Baldwin VIII, count of Flanders), and Marga...
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Abraham Kohn
Abraham Kohn (born January 1, 1807, Zalužany, Bohemia; died at Lemberg, Galicia, September 7, 1848) was the Reform Chief Rabbi of Lemberg, and was poisoned to death.In 1828, he entered the University ...
Liu Ji (general)
Liu Ji (劉濟) (757 – August 20, 810), courtesy name Jizhi (濟之), was a general of the Chinese dynasty Tang Dynasty who served as the military governor (Jiedushi) of Lulong Circuit (盧龍, headquartered in m...
Roger de Saint-Lary de Bellegarde
Roger de Saint-Lary de Bellegarde (died 1579) was a member of an important French family.He served with distinction in the wars against the French Protestants. He showed much devotion to Henry III, wh...
Roy Mata
Roy Mata was a powerful 13th century Melanesian chief from what is now Vanuatu. His elaborate grave, containing the bodies of over 25 members of his retinue, was discovered by French archaeologist Jo...
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Zamfara State lead poisoning epidemic
A series of lead poisonings in Zamfara State, Nigeria, led to the deaths of at least 163 people between March and June 2010, including 111 children. Health ministry figures state the discovery of 355 ...
Mieszko Bolesławowic
Mieszko Bolesławowic (c. 1069–1089) was the only son of Bolesław II the Bold, King of Poland. Bolesławowic was Prince of Cracow from 1086 until his death in 1089.
Bolesławowic was, in all likeliho...
Emperor Ai of Tang
Emperor Ai of Tang (Chinese: 唐哀帝) (892–908), also known as Emperor Zhaoxuan (昭宣帝), born Li Zuo (Chinese: 李祚), later known as Li Zhu (Chinese: 李柷), was the last emperor of the Tang dynasty ...
Christopher Bainbridge
Christopher Bainbridge (1462/64 – 1514) was an English Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of York from 1508 until his death.
The cardinal came from a Westmorland family...
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