Order of the Golden Fleece
The Order of the Golden Fleece (Dutch: Orde van het Gulden Vlies; French: Ordre de la Toison d'Or; German: Orden vom Goldenen Vlies; Italian: Ordine del Toson d'Oro; Portuguese: Or...
Order of the Golden Fleece - Wikipedia
French police hold ex-president Sarkozy over 'Gaddafi funding'
He is in custody for questioning over alleged campaign funding from late Libyan leader Gaddafi.
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies
Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is widely expected to succeed his father but has asked for time to mourn with the Thai people. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says the appointment of a successo...
End of an era: a look at the life of King Bhumibol Adulyadej
After more than 70 years as monarch of Thailand, King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s reign has come to an end. Bhumibol, the longest-reigning monarch in the world, held a demigod-like status in Thailand, with w
Russia Prepares To Exhume Czar Alexander III In Romanov Investigation
In an effort to conclusively identify the remains of the murdered Czar Nicholas II and his family, Russian investigators will exhume the body of Nicholas’ father, Alexander III, in Saint Petersburg.In...
Happy Bastille Day! Here Are 8 Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Children To Speak Français
Known to the French as "La Fête Nationale," and by the Anglicized term "Bastille Day," Tuesday marks France's independence and the 226th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, a medieval fortres...
Europe's royals celebrate Denmark Queen Margrethe's birthday
Queen Margrethe II (left), who has ruled Denmark since 1972, is celebrating her 75th birthday today but got celebrations underway last night with a glittering gala dinner with royals from all over Eur...
Nicholas II of Russia - The Romanov Family:The last Royal Family of Russia
In Eglish On July 17, 1918, Bolshevik authorities, led by Yakov Yurovsky, shot Nicholas II, his immediate family, and four servants in the cellar of the Ipat...
Nicolas Sarkozy - Left or right? Most voters feel left right out
OUTSIDE the polling station in the socially mixed part of the third arrondissement of Paris, people spoke of voting out of duty rather than hope.
Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor
Jesus Tot from the Oratorio Die Erlösung des menschlichen Geschlechts (Vienna 1679) by Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I (1640-1705). ShoShoni Arthur (soprano...
Paul von Hindenburg
September 27, 1933. In the interwar period a monument was erected at Hohenstein then in German East Prussia (now Olsztynek in the Polish voivodship of Warmia...
Nicholas II of Russia
Nicholas II was the last Tsar of Russia. Here are some video clips from different archives. Included is also a clip of his visit in Finland 1915. That was on...
Nicholas II of Russia - Tsar's Family Death
What happened here was both savage and hate filled. As the smoke cleared the myth began. How could anyone have escaped? Explorer: Finding Anastasia : TUES JU...
Joseph Bonaparte
Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte (7 January 1768 – 28 July 1844) was the elder brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, who made him King of Naples and Sicily (1806–1808), and later King of Spain (1808–1813, as José I...
Joseph Bonaparte - Wikipedia
French police hold ex-president Sarkozy over 'Gaddafi funding'
He is in custody for questioning over alleged campaign funding from late Libyan leader Gaddafi.
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies
Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is widely expected to succeed his father but has asked for time to mourn with the Thai people. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says the appointment of a successo...
Russia Prepares To Exhume Czar Alexander III In Romanov Investigation
In an effort to conclusively identify the remains of the murdered Czar Nicholas II and his family, Russian investigators will exhume the body of Nicholas’ father, Alexander III, in Saint Petersburg.In...
Happy Bastille Day! Here Are 8 Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Children To Speak Français
Known to the French as "La Fête Nationale," and by the Anglicized term "Bastille Day," Tuesday marks France's independence and the 226th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, a medieval fortres...
List of titles and honours of Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II (born 21 April 1926) has held numerous titles and honours, both during and before her time as monarch of each of her Commonwealth realms. Each is listed below; where two dates are s...
Antonio de los Ríos y Rosas
Antonio de los Ríos Rosas (16 March 1812, in Ronda, Spain - 3 November 1873, in Madrid, Spain) was a Spanish politician who was elected three times President of the Congress of Deputies.
Europe's royals celebrate Denmark Queen Margrethe's birthday
Queen Margrethe II (left), who has ruled Denmark since 1972, is celebrating her 75th birthday today but got celebrations underway last night with a glittering gala dinner with royals from all over Eur...
Jean de Créquy
Jean de Créquy was born in 1395 into the military Créquy family, dating back to the 10th century, the son of Jean IV (1366–1411) and Jeanne de Roye (1375–1434).He became seigneur (lord of the manor) o...
Jean de Créquy - Wikipedia
Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
Ferdinand Philipp Maria August Raphael of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (28 March 1844, Paris – 3 July 1921, Coburg) was the second prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and lord of Csábrág and Szitnya, both in mod...
Prince Philipp of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha - Wikipedia
Louis Engelbert, 6th Duke of Arenberg
Louis Engelbert of Arenberg (August 3, 1750 in Brussels – March 7, 1820 in Brussels), nicknamed the blind duke, was between 1778 and 1801 the sixth Duke of Arenberg and 12th Duke of Aarschot. Be...
Louis Engelbert, 6th Duke of Arenberg - Wikipedia
Count Nikolaus Szécsen von Temerin
Nikolaus (Anton) Graf Szécsen von Temerin (Hungarian: gróf temerini Szécsen Miklós ) (26 November 1857 – 18 May 1926), was an Austro-Hungarian diplomat of Hungarian origin serving as Ambassador a...
Count Nikolaus Szécsen von Temerin - Wikipedia
Hussein of Jordan
Hussein bin Talal (Arabic: حسين بن طلال‎, Ḥusayn bin Ṭalāl; 14 November 1935 – 7 February 1999) was King of Jordan from the abdication of his father, King Talal, in 1952, until his death. Hu...