The ancient Greek Peloponnesian War was fought between 431 to 401 BC. The war was fought by the Athenian empire against the Peloponnesian League, which was being led by Sparta. This war, which has been divided into three phases by historians spelled doom left, right and center. This was the war which completely reshaped Greek
Magna Carta happens to be one of the most important documents in history. Signed by King John of England, it is believed that this document has been the basis of human rights, the American Declaration of Independence and other related important documents. The document marked its 800th birthday in 2014. Also known as the Great
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
It won’t be wrong to say that Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, is the coolest Pope ever! His modern outlook towards theology and religion has made him successful in involving the youth into religion. The Christian youth who had become estranged with religion have now found a connect in Roman Catholicism all thanks to Pope Francis.
It won’t be wrong to say, that even till this day women are treated as second-class citizens in most parts of the world. However, the situation was much worse; women were not allowed to participate in anything, be it business, sports, entertainment, etc. Nothing has been handed over to women on a silver platter, women
Siberia happens to be one of the most sparsely populated areas in the world. The density of population is only 3 people per kilometer. The place covers around 77 percent of Russia, but inhabits only 27 percent of the country’s population. It is famous for the Siberian mysteries, which captivate the imagination of many. The
Though there are numerous ways in which a man can die, here we have highlighted 15 bizarre deaths that take death stories to an all new level. Many historical leaders, kings, queens and commoners met their final destination in a rather unusual and mysterious manner. The following is a list of curious and unusual deaths
The fury of Tsunamis has been known to the world since time immemorial. The world has experienced some extremely devastating Tsunamis which led to a large number of casualties and death. Tsunamis are generated due to the seismic waves under the ocean floor, which leads to significant displacement of water, thus claiming thousands of lives.
The land of the rising sun, Japan is a beautiful country which has a rich history. The country has grown and developed over the years. However, even to this day, there is something about Japan which mystifies us. The following is a list of 15 facts about Japan, which you might not know. 1. Japanese
The world has been well aware of mass delirium. Over the years, people from all over the globe have witnessed the manifestation of a particular kind which was exhibited by a large number of people. Many people like to term mass hysteria as a collective delusion which can lead to a lot of damage. Something