Modern history

10 Alle Pins2 Følgere
Battle of Lepanto: (October 7, 1571), naval engagement in the waters off southwestern Greece between the allied Christian forces of the Holy League and the Ottoman Turks during an Ottoman campaign...

Battle of Lepanto: (October 7, 1571), naval engagement in the waters off southwestern Greece between the allied Christian forces of the Holy League and the Ottoman Turks during an Ottoman campaign...

Peter I: Tsar of Russia who reigned jointly with his half-brother Ivan V (1682–96) and alone thereafter (1696–1725) and who in 1721 was proclaimed emperor (imperator). He was one of his...

Peter I: Tsar of Russia who reigned jointly with his half-brother Ivan V (1682–96) and alone thereafter (1696–1725) and who in 1721 was proclaimed emperor (imperator). He was one of his...

Holy Roman emperor (1519–56), king of Spain (as Charles I; 1516–56), and archduke of Austria (as Charles I; 1519–21), who inherited a Spanish and Habsburg empire extending across...

Holy Roman emperor (1519–56), king of Spain (as Charles I; 1516–56), and archduke of Austria (as Charles I; 1519–21), who inherited a Spanish and Habsburg empire extending across...

Amistad mutiny: (July 2, 1839), slave rebellion that took place on the slave ship Amistad near the coast of Cuba and had important political and legal repercussions in the American abolition movement....

Amistad mutiny: (July 2, 1839), slave rebellion that took place on the slave ship Amistad near the coast of Cuba and had important political and legal repercussions in the American abolition movement....

Queen consort of Navarre known for her licentiousness and for her Mémoires, a vivid exposition of France during her lifetime. The daughter of Henry II of France and Catherine de...

Queen consort of Navarre known for her licentiousness and for her Mémoires, a vivid exposition of France during her lifetime. The daughter of Henry II of France and Catherine de...

From the acceptance of bribes to tax evasion, claims of corruption and scandal have featured heavily in recent news. But we mustn’t forget that corrupt systems and the unscrupulous individuals w

From the acceptance of bribes to tax evasion, claims of corruption and scandal have featured heavily in recent news. But we mustn’t forget that corrupt systems and the unscrupulous individuals w

Mary II, detail of an oil painting after Willem Wissing; in the National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary II, detail of an oil painting after Willem Wissing; in the National Portrait Gallery, London

Oliver Cromwell, painting by Robert Walker; in the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Oliver Cromwell, painting by Robert Walker; in the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Guy Fawkes, a conspirator in the Gunpowder Plot, being arrested while attempting to blow up the Houses of Parliament, November 5, 1605.

Guy Fawkes, a conspirator in the Gunpowder Plot, being arrested while attempting to blow up the Houses of Parliament, November 5, 1605.

Sir Walter Raleigh.

Sir Walter Raleigh.


Flere ideer
Pinterest
Søk