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Facts About Anne Frank From Her Diary

Facts About Anne Frank From Her Diary

April 23, 2019

Anne Frank was a German-born Jew at the time when Hitler’s atrocities were at peak. The account of events of her hiding from getting caught and then spending a horrific time at Auschwitz Concentration Camps are told by a diary she wrote almost regularly. She began writing at 13 years of age and dies at […]

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Interesting John Cabot Facts and Discoveries

March 13, 2019

John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) was European explorer and among the rare early Europeans who ventured to explore North America. It is uncertain where he was born, but the mostly believed origin is Italy. Known for his three voyages, It is believed that John Cabot might have died on his last voyage. Read on for more […]

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Facts About Georges Seurat

Facts About Georges Seurat

January 30, 2019

Geoges Seurat (1859 – 1891) was a French painter known for inventing painting techniques known as chromoluminarism and pointillism. His work was not just artistically intriguing but also appealed mathematical and scientific minds. He was a key influencer of the 19th century paintings and also initiated Neo-impressionism. Read on for interesting facts on Georges Seurat. […]

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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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