42 interesting facts about Leon Trotsky

42 interesting facts about Leon Trotsky

We present you 42 interesting facts about Leon Trotsky, the second most important leader of the Russian Revolution in 1917. It’s impossible to describe Leon Trotsky’s revolutionary career in a few words. Clandestine revolutionary under Tsarism, brilliant journalist, the prophet of the revolutions in Russia, deported in Siberia, exiled from country to country, President of …

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Poll: Who was the greatest Ottoman Sultan in History?

Poll Greatest Ottoman Sultans in History

The Ottoman Empire made its name known all over the world. There are many things to wonder about this state, which dominated both European and Middle East politics for hundreds of years. One of the most important questions is: Who were the Greatest Ottoman Sultans in history? In this Poll, we invite you to decide …

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Battle of Delium – Causes, Importance and Consequences

Battle of Delium - Causes, Importance, and Consequences

The Battle of Delium(424 BC) represents one of the major turning points of the Peloponnesian War. The decisive battle was fought between the Athenian army under the command of strategos Hippocrates and the forces of the Boeotian League under the leadership of the brilliant Theban commander, Pagondas. The Boeotian League was the most critical Spartan …

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16 interesting facts about the Maginot Line

16 interesting facts about the Maginot Line

We present you 16 interesting facts about the Maginot Line, one of the many symbols of the French military failure in World War 2. The contrast between how much effort and resources were invested by the French and the ease with which the Wehrmacht manage to simply flank it is too great to simply go …

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Carro Armato P43. Mussolini’s forgotten secret weapon

Carro Armato P43. Mussolini's forgotten secret weapon

Carro Armato P43 specifications Weight: 30 tons Maximum speed: 40 km/h(25 mph) Frontal armor: 80-100 mm Side armor: 50 mm Main gun: 90 mm(3.5 in) Cannone da 90/53 Length: 8.16 meters(26 feet 9 in) Width : 3.04 meters(10 feet) Height: 2.24 meters(7 feet, 4 inches) Crew members: 5 Carro Armato P43(shortened P43) was a proposed …

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Stephen the Great’s Sword – history, facts, and importance

Stephen the Great sword

Stephen the Great’s sword is one of the rare artifacts of the grand historical collection of the Topkapi Palace Museum. The sword belonged to the Moldavian Ruler, Stephen III of Moldavia(known for his bravery as Stephen the Great);  a weapon filled with legend, both revered and feared by the Ottomans, built from special steel at the …

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Titus Lartius, the first Roman Dictator

Titus Lartius the first Roman Dictator

Titus Lartius(surnamed Flavus and in other sources Rufus; years active in office 501-493 BC) was one of the most important Roman statesmen of the Early Roman Republic, the first dictator of Rome and twice elected consul. His actions as the first Roman Dictator helped defend the Roman Republic against a strong coalition whose goal was to restore the Tarquinii. I. Background If you want to …

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What if the Paris Commune succeeded? 3 possible scenarios

What if the Paris Commune succeeded 3 possible scenarios

I.Introduction The Paris Commune, though it was short-lived, remains a serious subject of debate among modern-day historians and the French People. Even after 150 years since the uprising of the people of Paris has begun, this political event still divides the French people. Many questions still need to be answered about this major political and …

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30 Vlad the Impaler memes that will make your day better

30 Vlad the Impaler memes that will make your day better

We present you with a collection of the best Vlad the Impaler memes. Hopefully, you will find these memes both educational and funny. Who says that the history of Vlad the Impaler needs to be boring? 30 Vlad the Impaler memes that are both educational and funny: #1. When Vlad the Impaler tries to ask …

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40 best Austria-Hungary memes that will make your day

40 best Austria-Hungary memes

40 Austria-Hungary memes that will make you laugh and maybe teach you some history: #1 Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire through history, from bitter enemies to best friends before WWI: #2 Austria-Hungary before WWI versus Austria today. #3 Two names that will decide the fate of Europe #4 Gavrilo Princip memes: The assassination of Franz …

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10 great Spartan leaders and their accomplishments

10 great Spartan leaders and their accomplishments

The Spartan leaders are the ones who mobilized all the energies and the unparalleled military efficiency of Sparta for military expansion. Thanks to a successful combination of military, diplomatic, and intrigue skills, the Spartan leaders transformed Sparta from an insignificant town in the Peloponnese into an undisputed power in Ancient Greece. From Lycurgus to King …

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