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Kubilai Khan was interested in all religions; Buddhists, Nestorian and Latin Christians, Daoists, and Muslims were all present at court

China's favourite barbarian, Kublai Khan

Kids learn about the explorer Marco Polo. His journeys to China to meet emperor Kublai Khan.

Napolean Bonaparte - French General and Conqueror

Napolean Bonaparte - French General and Conqueror

Pigeon boy, New York City, c.1940s. Photo by Vivian Maier.

From Vivian Maier: Street Photographer photographs by Vivian Maier, edited by John Maloof, published by powerHouse Books.

Louis XVI called a meeting of the long-ignored traditional parliament but lost control of events to middle-class representatives during 1789. The Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen, proclaimed by the assembly, and the storming of the Bastille, were important events in the evolution of a new regime.

Louis XVI became king in He entered his reign with a huge debt, and did not do much to try and get France out of debt. Instead he spent his time making locks.

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Picture Power: proof that Victorians weren’t as serious as is thought. “A photograph is a most important document, and there is nothing more damning to go down to posterity than a silly, foolish smile caught and fixed forever.

Queen Ankhesenamun was a queen of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. Born as Ankhesenpaaten, she was the third of six known daughters of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten and his Great Royal Wife Nefertiti, and became the Great Royal Wife of her half-brother Tutankhamun. The change in her name reflects the changes in Ancient Egyptian religion during her lifetime after her father's death.

Queen Ankhesenamun was a queen of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. She was the third of six known daughters of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten and his Great Royal Wife Nefertiti, and became the Great Royal Wife of her half-brother Tutankhamun.

Conservative revolutionary the invincible Mrs. Margaret Thatcher. Proved herself to be the most powerful British prime minister since Sr Winston Churchill.

The Invincible Mrs. Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher, the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. One of the century's most famous and influential women, Thatcher came from nowhere to smash through barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world.

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Explore the best Stephen Leacock quotes here at OpenQuotes. Quotations, aphorisms and citations by Stephen Leacock

George Washington Carver - Most think of him as the man who creating 100's of uses for the peanut, but he was a renowned scientist whose ideas of crop rotation changed the way Americans farmed.

George Washington Carver (by January 1864 – January was an American scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor. he is believed to have been born into slavery in Missouri in January

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