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Royal fail: 9 major problems caused by inbreeding of royalty

Image 1 of 12 Leopold I The Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I, who reigned in the last half of the 17th century, was one of the famously inbred Habsburg family, whose physical characteristics included a prominent jaw, or mandibular prognathism. Not ... Houston Chronicle, 1 month ago
Money Week

4 February 1194: Richard the Lionheart is ransomed

Richard the Lionheart spent months at the Holy Roman Emperor's pleasure England's Crusader king, Richard I, was proud and arrogant, and had a habit of rubbing people up the wrong way. His support of King Tancred of Sicily angered the Holy Roman ...
 Money Week1 week ago

Namibia: A Segregated Country Where Old Nazi Ideology Persists

AFRICANGLOBE There is hardly any place in Africa, where divisions between the races and classes would be so grotesquely overstated, as in Namibia. Lavish villas, cafes as well as cultural centers surround old German churches, but just a few miles ...
 Africanglobe.net6 days ago
Business Insider Australia

23 of most ruthless leaders of all time

One man's hero is another man's tyrant, a popular aphorism goes. But while we can argue the validity and virtue of certain political agendas, the callous methods by which some leaders attain their goals are less up to interpretation. After ...
 Business Insider Australia1 week ago

Friday, February 5

Today is Friday, Feb. 5, the 36th day of 2016. There are 330 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1679 - Peace of Nijmegen is declared between Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I and France's King Louis XIV. 1782 - Spanish ...
 New Zealand Herald2 weeks ago Wednesday, February 3  New Zealand Herald2 weeks ago
War History Online

Top Ten Battles of All Time

Wars startbecause of power struggles, and while many become forgotten, others change the destinies of entire nations. Still others shape the world we live in, for better or for worse. The following ten are the ones that still define our lives today.
 War History Online2 weeks ago

The Armenian Revolution And The Armenian Revolutionary Federation

ARF 125 Anniversary Special 15/1/16 Simon Vratzian BY SIMON VRATZIAN From The Armenian Review Volume 3, Number 3 Autumn, October, 1950 The Armenian Question and the Birth of the Revolution After the loss of their independence in the latter part of ...
 Groong3 weeks ago

Commentary by Petr Uhl: "The Jew Hilsner from Polná was unjustly convicted of the murder of the Christian, Hrůzová"

I have borrowed the headline for this commentary from yesterday's news reports published by several Czech media outlets. The full headline was: "Leopold Hilsner, a resident of the Jewish ghetto in Polná, was unjustly convicted of the murder of the ...
 Romano Vodi1 month ago

Top 10 Illuminati Murders, Assassinations, or Blood Sacrifices

(Before It's News) There are usually four reasons given as to why the Illuminati might want to snuff someone out: 1. They are about to reveal TOO MUCH! 2. Routine Illuminati Blood sacrifice 3. They stand in the way of an important ...
 Before It's News1 month ago

Archduke Franz Ferdinand's Czech Connections: Part 2

In the second of our series looking at the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne Archduke Franz Ferdinand on the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One, we follow the continuing Bohemian connections on the eve of the fateful Sarajevo ...
 Radio Prague1 month ago
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