Famous Women in History
Ruled by the dictates of patriarchal norms, women from times immemorial have been forced to bow down to men and patriarchy. Yet, despite these shackles, there have been women who have managed to put their name in gold, fighting the predominance of men and their chauvinistic rules which are meant to bind women. Here’s a […]
The extraordinary secret of Madame Chiang Kai-shek
She was beautiful, bewitching and ambitious. Not content with ruling China with her husband she dreamt of ruling the world - even if it meant seducing a would-be American president. Jonathan Fenby reveals the extraordinary secret of Madame Chiang Kai-shek.
Top 15 Toppled Dictators - TIME
Calling it their independence day, Libyans took to the streets Oct. 20 to cheer the demise of the man who had ruled them for 42 turbulent years. Muammar Gaddafi was reportedly killed when rebel forces...
Norwegian police apologise for deporting Jews
Norwegian police have apologised for their role in the arrest and deportation of hundreds of Jews in the Scandinavian country during the Second World War.
33rd US President- Harry S. Truman Born: May 8, 1884, Lamar, Missouri Died: December 26, 1972 Party: Democratic Age when inaugurated: 60 Term: 1945-1953. Truman made the fateful decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan. World War II ended days later. Truman also led the U.S. during the Korean War (1950-1953). Famous Fact: On his desk, Truman had a plaque that said "The Buck Stops Here."
Outrage as former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi defends WWII dictator Mussolini for backing Hitler at holocaust memorial event
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The Psychology of Autocratic Dictators
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Adolf Hitler & Benito Mussolini, 1940
Adolf Hitler & Benito Mussolini, 1940 and other photos of Adolf Hitler and the mussolini family. Put faces to the names of your loved ones at AncientFaces.