Fidel Castro, Cuba's leader of revolution, dies at 90 - BBC News
Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, his brother Raul has announced. James Robbins looks back on his life. Please subscribe HERE http://bit....
Cuba's Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90
Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90.
The Secret History of Elizabeth I's Alliance With Islam
Catholic Europe shunned England so the Protestant queen traded with its enemies—and changed her country's culture forever.
Sept 18,1960-Fidel Castro’s Wild New York Visit
During a two-week visit to address the United Nations in New York, Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro stole headlines and courted controversy.
Cuba's Fidel Castro: Survivor turns 90
Fidel Castro has turned 90 after avoiding what Cuban officials say was more than 600 plots to kill him. Poison pills and an idea for a tainted dive suit all failed to bring him down.
Backlash in Cuba
Obama’s historic visit was a smash hit in Havana. Fidel Castro wasn’t going to take that lying down.
10 Things You May Not Know About Francis Drake
On April 4, 1581, a few months after he completed a daring circumnavigation of the globe, the British navigator Francis Drake was knighted by Queen Elizabeth I during a ceremony aboard his flagship Go...
Cuba: Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro after Havana mass
Pope Francis has met Cuba's former President, Fidel Castro, after celebrating mass in front of tens of thousands of people in Havana. The two men discussed world affairs and religion, in what the Vati...
6 Things You Should Know About Napoleon Bonaparte
At the height of his power, Napoleon Bonaparte controlled a huge chunk of Europe, from the Iberian Peninsula in the west to present-day Poland in the east. But on April 11, 1814, after a series of mil...
7 Surprising Facts About Joan of Arc — HISTORY
Six hundred years ago, a teenage girl with courage in her heart—and voices in her head—rose from obscurity to champion Charles VII of France and lead the French army to important victories during the ...
The Bay of Pigs Invasion
On the night of April 16th and 17th, 1961, 1,400 armed men on board a flotilla of small boats and landing-craft approached Bahía de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs) on the southern coast of Cuba. ‘Brigade 2506’...
Napoleon exiled to Elba - Apr 11, 1814
On this day in 1814, Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor of France and one of the greatest military leaders in history, abdicates the throne, and, in the Treaty of Fontainebleau, is banished to the Mediterran...
Fidel Castro reacts to US-Cuba diplomatic thaw
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro appears to have given tacit approval to recent moves by Cuba and the US to restore diplomatic relations.
Elizabeth I of England - Elizabeth I - Rose of England
This is another tribute to one of my favourite movies. Don´t sue me, it´s just a very simple one but I love it as I love the song...enjoy... Song: Rose of En...
Elizabeth I of England
Queen Elizabeth delivers speech to her troops in Tilbury before imminent battle in 1588.
Jacobus de Kerle
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Henry IV of France's wives and mistresses
Henry IV of France's wives and mistresses played a significant role in the politics of his reign. Both Henry (1553–1610) and his first wife Marguerite of Valois, whom he married in 1572, were repeated...
Henry IV of France's wives and mistresses - Wikipedia
Pedro I Fadrique
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Pedro I Fadrique - Wikipedia
The Secret History of Elizabeth I's Alliance With Islam
Catholic Europe shunned England so the Protestant queen traded with its enemies—and changed her country's culture forever.
Guillaume de Nogaret
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Nogaret was born in Saint-Félix-Lauragais, Haute-Garonne. His father was...
Gilbert Foliot
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Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor
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Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia
Carl Schmitt
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Carl Schmitt - Wikipedia
6 Things You Should Know About Napoleon Bonaparte
At the height of his power, Napoleon Bonaparte controlled a huge chunk of Europe, from the Iberian Peninsula in the west to present-day Poland in the east. But on April 11, 1814, after a series of mil...
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Andreas Karlstadt
Andreas Rudolph Bodenstein von Karlstadt (1486 – December 24, 1541), better known as Andreas Karlstadt or Andreas Carlstadt or Karolostadt, was a German Christian theologian during the Protestan...
Andreas Karlstadt - Wikipedia
Richard Woodman (martyr)
Richard Woodman (1524?–1557) was a Protestant martyr, who was born in Buxted and lived in nearby Warbleton in East Sussex. He was burnt during the Marian Persecutions in 1557 in Lewes. The cult of the...
Richard Woodman (martyr) - Wikipedia
Alfonso IX of León
Alfonso IX (15 August 1171 – 23 or 24 September 1230) was king of León and Galicia from the death of his father Ferdinand II in 1188 until his own death. According to Ibn Khaldun (1332–1406), he is s...
Alfonso IX of León - Wikipedia