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Napoleon – The Bloody Emperor of Europe

Napoleon – The Bloody Emperor of Europe

He was the man who established the First French Empire. To the French people he was a hero. To the French royalty he was their demise. Napoleon Bonaparte was a scourge to European leaders, but the countries he conquered joined a vast empire spanning from Spain into Russia. Along with his control over Europe, Napoleon …

Why Your Life Sucked If You Served Medieval King

Why Your Life Sucked If You Served Medieval King

If you think your current boss is bad, at least he doesn’t possess absolute power over everything and anything. If you can’t stand the way he micromanages you because you didn’t stalk the shelves properly or because you missed the memo about not wearing socks with sandals into work, consider yourself lucky. At least you …

Most Hardcore Torture Prison in History

Most Hardcore Torture Prison in History

It’s pitch black and freezing cold. Your hands are busted from being strung up and it hurts to wipe the tears from your eyes. The cell you are confined to is four stone walls and a door. You cannot hear or see anything. Suddenly men arrive at your cell. They muscle you through the prison, …

Most Evil Man – Joseph Stalin

Most Evil Man – Joseph Stalin

His name meant The Man of Steel, making him the original Superman- if Superman fought for the Legion of Doom instead of the Justice League. He helped spur the revolution against Russia’s Tsarist dictators, championing the cause of the common man. His dream was to create a state where everybody had access to the means …

Harun al-Rashid | The Golden Prime | 766CE – 809CE

Harun al-Rashid | The Golden Prime | 766CE – 809CE

Harun al-Rashid is, without a doubt, the most famous caliph. Even those who don’t know anything about Islamic history know the name of Harun al-Rashid. Most of what we think we know about him comes more from exotic imagination and the Arabian Nights than from actual history. Whenever someone talks about a good leader in …