10 Things You May Not Know About Jefferson Davis
On May 10, 1865, in the Confederacy’s dying days, a detachment of Union General James H. Wilson’s cavalry captured a fleeing Jefferson Davis outside the small village of Irwinville, Georgia.
Akaba of Dahomey
Akaba was an early King of the Kingdom of Dahomey, in present-day Benin, from 1685 until c.1716. King Houegbadja had created the basic structure of the kingdom on the Abomey plateau. His first child...
10 Things You May Not Know About Jefferson Davis
On May 10, 1865, in the Confederacy’s dying days, a detachment of Union General James H. Wilson’s cavalry captured a fleeing Jefferson Davis outside the small village of Irwinville, Georgia.
Nicholas Mavrogenes
Nicholas Mavrogenes (or Mavrogenous; Greek: Νικόλαος Μαυρογένης Nikolaos Mavrogenis, Romanian: Nicolae Mavrogheni [nikoˈla.e mavroˈɡeni]; died 1790) was a Phanariote Prince of Wallachia (reign...
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Khalid bin Mohammed Al Qasimi
Dr. Sheikh Khalid bin Mohammed Al Qasimi was ruler of the Emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates from 1965 to 1972. He was installed by British Forces after the removal of the previous ruler Sheikh ...
List of Sultans of Zanzibar
The Sultans of Zanzibar were the rulers of the Sultanate of Zanzibar, which was created on 19 October 1856 after the death of Said bin Sultan, who had ruled Oman and Zanzibar as the Sultan of Oman sin...
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Mihai Suțu
Mihai Draco Suțu (Greek: Μιχαήλ Δράκος Σούτζος) was a Prince of Moldavia between 1792 and 1795. A member of the Soutzos family of Phanariotes, he was the uncle of Mihail Suţu, himself a ruler of Molda...
Sanford B. Dole
Sanford Ballard Dole (April 23, 1844 – June 9, 1926) was a lawyer and jurist in the Hawaiian Islands as a kingdom, protectorate, republic and territory. Serving as an enemy of the Hawaiian royalty an...
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Asfa Wossen
Asfaw Wossen (Amharic: አስፋ ወሰን, āsfā wossen) is an Ethiopic male given name.
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Badi I
Badi I (1611/1612 - 1616/1617), also known as Badi el Kawam, was a ruler of the Kingdom of Sennar. During his reign, Sennar was at peace with its neighbor, Ethiopia. The Ethiopian Royal Chronicles men...
Fall of the Western Roman Empire
The Fall of the Western Roman Empire (also called Fall of the Roman Empire or Fall of Rome) was the period of decline in the Western Roman Empire in which it lost the power to enforce its rule, and...
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Doges of Venice
The Doge of Venice (/ˈdoʊdʒ/; Venetian: Doxe de Venexia [ˈdɔːze]; Italian: Doge di Venezia [ˈdɔːdʒe]; all derived from Latin dūx, "military leader"), sometimes translated as Duke (cf. Italian Duca...
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Leonid Brezhnev
Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev (/ˈbrɛʒnɛf/; Russian: Леони́д Ильи́ч Бре́жнев; [lʲɪɐˈnʲid ɪˈlʲjitɕ ˈbrʲɛʐnʲɪf]; Ukrainian: Леоні́д Іллі́ч Бре́жнєв, 19 December 1906  – 10 November 1982) was the Ge...
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Heads of state of Transkei

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List of heads of state of the Soviet Union
The Constitution of the Soviet Union recognised the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet and the earlier Central Executive Committee (CEC) of the Congress of Soviets as the highest organs of state authorit...
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Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi
Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid al-Nuaimi (Arabic: شيخ حميد بن راشد النعيمي‎) (born 1931), succeeded his father Shaikh Rashid and became the emir of Ajmān (one of the seven emirates of the United A...
Marie-Charles David de Mayréna
Marie-Charles David de Mayréna (also known as Charles-Marie David de Mayréna and Marie I, King of Sedang; January 31, 1842 - November 11, 1890), was an eccentric French adventurer who became the self-...