Facts About Thomas Clarkson

Facts About Thomas Clarkson

January 28, 2019

Thomas Clarkson (1760 – 1846) was the first ambassador and promoter of the first anti-trafficking campaign that lasted from 1787 to 1807. After helping eliminate slavery from the British Empire, Thomas Clarkson also took the initiative to eliminate slavery from the rest of the world. Committee for the Abolition of the African Slave Trade In […]

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Facts About Hitler

Clear-cut Facts About Hitler

January 6, 2019

Adolf Hitler was undoubtedly one of the most controversial people in history. He rose to power to become dictator of Germany, serving as Chancellor from 1933 and Führer from 1934. He was known for his cruelty and brutal handling of masses. Read on for some surprising facts about Adolf Hitler. 1. He only had one […]

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Facts About Terror Birds

Facts About the Predatory Terror Birds of Cenozoic Era

January 3, 2019

The phorusrhacids or the “terror birds” were a species of flightless predatory birds that roamed the earth in the Cenozoic Era. It is established that they lived in South America between early Paleocene to the late Pleistocene. It was known for its characteristic hunting style and its competition with dangerous predators like the saber tooth […]

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Facts About Mount St Helens Eruption

Facts About Mount St Helens Eruption In 1980

January 1, 2019

March 18, 1980 marked the eruption of Mount St Helens, a symmetrical stratovolcano located in Skamania County, in the U.S. state of Washington. The eruption wasn’t anticipated but didn’t proceed in an unexpected manner. It led to the death of thousands of animals and about 50 people. Here are some interesting facts about Mount St […]

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facts about catacombs of paris

Facts About The Catacombs Of Paris

December 19, 2018

The Catacombs of Paris is an ossuary that developed at the end of the 18th century with the remains of as many as 6 million people. It contains the remains of all the cemeteries of Paris until 1860. It is one of the most interesting places in the world. Read on to know some awesome […]

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Facts About The Great Chicago Fire Of 1871

December 11, 2018

The Great Fire of Chicago was one of the most devastating fires of the 19th century. It left 100,000 people homeless and changed the destiny of the Chicago city. Here are some unbelievable facts about the great Chicago fire of 1871. Chicago was a settlement with many wooden structures In the first half of the […]

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Facts About Mexican Independence Day

Facts About Mexican Independence Day

November 11, 2018

The Mexican War of Independence began at dawn on September 16, 1810, when Father Miguel Hidalgo gave the call “Grito de Dolores” and ended on September 27, 1821 (11 years later). During these years, happened countless anecdotes, stories, and legends. Read on to unravel the Mexican independence day facts, history, celebrations, parade and food, the […]

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Facts About Mount Vesuvius

Top 10 Facts About Mount Vesuvius

November 3, 2018

Mount Vesuvius is an active volcano located 9 kilometers east of modern Naples. It is known for its massive eruption in 79 A.D. when people didn’t even know what a volcano is. When it erupted in 79, it destroyed and buried under it the ancient city of Pompeii. Mount Vesuvius is the only active volcano […]

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Interesting Facts About Mars – the Roman God

October 30, 2018

Mars is the god of war as per the Roman mythology. He was an agricultural guardian. He was among the most prominent Roman gods, second only to Jupiter. Did you know that the term “Martial Arts” is derived from “Mars”? The god of war, Mars was identified as strong, clever, masculine, moody and vain. He […]

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Facts About Horus, The Egyptian God

October 22, 2018

Horus was a powerful ancient god in Egyptian mythology. He was worshipped in Egypt from the pre-historic era (3100 BCE) to at least Greco-Roman era (8th century BCE). Horus is represented as a man with a falcon’s head and was regarded as the god of the sky. Check out these facts about Horus – the Egyptian […]

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Facts About The Quapaw Tribe

Interesting Facts About The Quapaw Tribe

October 13, 2018

The Quapaw Tribe (“Ugahxpa” in Quapaw language) is a Native American tribe that used to live near the confluence of Arkansas and Mississippi Rivers, majorly in 4 villages along the Mississippi River. Today, most of the Quapaw Tribe live in the northeast of Oklahoma. They are recognized by the federal government as the Quapaw Tribe […]

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Sobek The Egyptian God

Facts About Sobek – The Egyptian God

October 11, 2018

Sobek was one the most iconic deities in ancient Egypt. He is known as the “Crocodile God“. Today, we have knowledge about him from ancient pyramid texts. He was also the god of Nile, which is believed to have emerged from his sweat. The farmers cultivating near the Nile Basin used to worship Sobek in order […]

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