One of the most important events of the early twentieth century was the collapse of the Chinese Qing Dynasty during the Xinhai Revolution from 1911-12.
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Robert Kennedy’s amazing climb up Mount Kennedy: Always Do What You Are Afraid to Do
Following the assassination of John F. Kennedy, a wave of tributes and memorials commemorated him around the world. One such memorial was the naming of
Clara Barton was a pioneer of the nineteenth century. But who was this amazing lady? Well, she played a key role to wounded soldiers in
A more Adventurous Lawrence of Arabia? The life of General Robert Rollo Gillespie
Robert Gillespie was one of the legends of his age. During his life (1766-1814), the Northern Irishman fought in all manner of arenas and participated
Amazing buildings have been destroyed due to mortars, terrorism, free will and the musings of politicians. It seems mad to us now, in an age
The Kennedys and the Roosevelts are two great American political dynasties. But in spite of both being Democrats, they have not always got on well.
In spite of the fact that they were constructed centuries before the start of World War One, Medieval castles had a role to play in
Thomas Boleyn was an important figure for many years in King Henry VIII of England’s reign. He was also the father of Henry VIII’s second
The Power of Scotland, King Charles I and the start of the English Civil War
In the latest in the English Civil War series of articles, Myra King looks at how a change imposed by King Charles I and the
In her latest article, Georgie Broad reflects on the life of women in Victorian Britain. She does so by contrasting the lives of rich and