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Lenin: the most important politician in history? Your Guide presents a biography of the frequently misrepresented Lenin.
Kings and Queens / Heads of State
Lists of kings, queens, emperors, Popes and heads of state.
Key European Dictators from the Twentieth Century
This page details the major dictators from Europe’s recent history.
Slobodan Milosevic was the Serb leader who, perhaps more than any other single person, caused the Wars of the Former Yugoslavia.
A biography of Nazi organizer Adolf Eichmann.
King John remains one of England's most unpopular monarchs. Your Guide explains why.
Pauline Bonaparte was the favorite younger sister of French Emperor Napoleon.
The Location of Mozart's Grave
We know which cemetery Mozart is buried in, but we aren't sure where his grave is, giving rise to certain false beliefs about the composer.
Was the infamous Elizabeth Báthory really guilty? Possibly not...
Tito - Josip Broz
Josip Broz was better known as Tito, and he led Communist forces within Yugoslavia during World War 2 and afterwards.
Radovan Karadzic was Bosnian Serbs' civilian leader during the Wars of the Former Yugoslavia.
King Richard I of England
King Richard I of England was praised for centuries, but then historians took a far dimmer view...
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Eleanor of Aquitaine was queen of both England and France in the twelfth century.
A biography of Elizabeth II, one of the longest reigning monarchs of Britain.
Ada Lovelace is, to her modern admirers, the first computer programmer.
Josephine de Beauharnais / Bonaparte
A biography of Josephine, Napoleon's first wife.
Arthur Wellesley, First Duke of Wellington
The Duke of Wellington was one of Britain's most successful soldier-statesmen.
The man who has been called Britain's "God of War."
Pasquale Paoli was a Corsican revolutionary.
Pope Benedict XVI, Joseph Ratzinger
Joseph Ratzinger became Pope Benedict XVI in 2005.
Talleyrand was one of the great survivors in French history.
Michel Ney, Duke d’Elchingen
Ney, the man who won the epitaph 'the bravest of the brave.'
Eugène de Beauharnais
Eugène de Beauharnais was Napoleon's able stepson.
Procopius Waldvogel is a bit of a mystery in the history of print.
Laurens Coster is the center of a myth surrounding Gutenberg and printing.
Savonarola was a friar and preacher who came to dominate Florentine life through visions before his fall.