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All children of Queen Victoria and King Albert

Most of you probably know a thing or two about Queen Victoria, best known as “The Grandmother of Europe,” but for those of you who don’t, here is a brief history lesson and King and Queen’s family tree. Queen Victoria married Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha on February 10th 1840, and just a few… Keep Reading

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Yakov Dzhugashvili, the sad fate of Stalin’s son

Soviet leader Joseph Stalin had three children, two boys and a girl, born by his two wives. Neither of the three had a warm relationship with their father. His only daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva defected to the United States in 1967. When she was 16, Svetlana fell in love with a Jewish filmmaker Aleksei Kapler. As… Keep Reading

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Geli Raubal, Hitler’s first love

When police arrived at Prinzregentenplatz 16 in Munich on the afternoon of the September 23rd, 1931, they found a young woman lying in the pool of her own blood. She was quickly identified as Geli Raubal, Adolph Hitler’s niece. The apartment in Prinzregentenplatz 16 was registered to Hitler and the gun lying next to the… Keep Reading

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Anne Hathaway, Shakespeare’s mysterious wife

Not much is known about William Shakespeare’s early life before he moved to London and became famous. That includes his marriage to Anne Hathaway. Anne was a daughter of Richard Hathaway, a local yeoman landowner from Shottery, a small village near Stratford-upon-Avon. It is unclear who her biological mother was, and it is presumed that… Keep Reading

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Yakov and Vasily Stalin – Biography of Stalin’s Sons

Joseph Stalin had one daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva who died in Wisconsin on November 22, 2011, at the age of 85. However, the Soviet leader had two sons from his two wives. Stalin’s first wife was Ekaterina Svanidze who gave birth to Joseph’s first son who was born in 1907 and who died in a German… Keep Reading

Clementine Churchill
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Clementine Churchill – a Summary

Clementine Hozier was born on April 1st, 1885. Later in life, she became the wife of prominent British statesman Winston Churchill (Clementine Churchill). Her parents separated while she was just a little girl, and as a consequence of that, she spent her childhood in both England and France. Clementine was smart enough for university education,… Keep Reading

Benito Mussolini
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Benito Mussolini’s Death – Mussolini Was Executed In 1945

Benito Mussolini was executed on April 28th, 1945, together with his mistress Clara Petacci. They were killed by the partisans while trying to flee Italy. At that time in the war, the Allies have entered the Boot and were heading north from Sicily. For Mussolini’s Italy that was a signal that fascist regime has come… Keep Reading

Winston Churchill
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Winston Churchill Was Right About The Middle East

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, commonly known as Winston Churchill was a British politician, writer, and army officer. He served as a Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1955. Churchill was a brilliant political mind, and some of his quotes are being cited to this day. Today, we… Keep Reading

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John Quincy Adams and Grand Strategy

Last year, Dr. Charles N. Edel, a professor at the National War College spoke about his experiences in the academic world and the world of politics. He also talked about his book called “Nation Builder: John Quincy Adams and the Grand Strategy of the Republic.” Apparently, this grand strategy can be applied to the modern… Keep Reading

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