Ancient History & Civilizations

15 Fascinating Winston Churchill Facts

Sir Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He was in power from 1940 to 1945 and was later re-elected and served the term from 1951 to 1955. He was a Noble Laureate and won a Nobel Prize in the field of literature in 1953. Born into a family of Dukes, he

21 Scary Torture Methods For Females

Women have been victims of subjugation and control by men since time immemorial. Reading through history, you will most likely chance upon ghastly cases where females have been tortured to death. In most cases, tortures were inflicted on women for reasons like witch craft, murder, blasphemy and also for suppression of sexuality. The methods of

25 Akhenaten Facts That You Should Know

One of ancient Egypt’s most controversial pharaohs, Akhenaten was also known as Amenhotep IV. Ancient Egypt was ruled by this heretic pharaoh for 17 long years and he belonged to the 18th Dynasty. The pharaoh was known by many interesting names like the Rebel Pharaoh, The Heretic Pharaoh and the Great Heretic. Akhenaten believed in

18 Blaise Pascal Inventions And Facts That You Should Know

The man who gave us the world’s first mechanical calculator Pascaline – Blaise Pascal was a child prodigy, a great scientist, a philosopher, a prolific writer and a mathematician of French origin. From discovering Pascal’s Theorem at the tender age of 16, to inventing the first mechanical calculator at 19 to help his father, Pascal

25 Stunning Facts About Medieval England Life

There are so many cliches that are associated with medieval period, specially England that usually spring up in history textbooks, and end up presenting loads of hilariously wrong and misconstrued ideas about the Dark Ages we all refer to as the ‘Medieval Period’. Seriously, you must know that medieval England was not all about Knights

15 Famous Nobel Prize Winners Of All Times

Winning the Nobel Prize is the world’s biggest honor. Not only is one appreciated for all the hard work they put in, but their names are etched in history. The winners or the laureates are the best and the first representatives of humanity. It is a fact that Nobel Prize winners, without a shadow of