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Influenced by Western Europe, the Tsar attempted to modernise the Russian Empire.
Peter I, Peter the Great, Saint Petersburg, tsar, ruler, Russian, empire, modernisation
The French monarch got his epithet because of his opulent and extravagant lifestyle.
Clothing reflects the lifestyle and culture of the region's inhabitants.
Emperor Franz Joseph I and the beautiful Elisabeth got married in Vienna in 1854, but their marriage was unfortunately an unhappy one.
Medieval kings were typically depicted sitting on their thrones, wearing a crown and the Royal regalia.
The Mir Castle Complex, situated in the town of Mir, Belarus was built in the Gothic-Renaissance style.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
The ruler of the vast Mongol Empire was the Khan.
The church consecrated to Saint Basil was commissioned by Ivan the Terrible.
Modern Slavs live in 14 European countries that can be classified into 3 groups.
The infantry of the Habsburg Empire were deployed in numerous battles.
The cannon was an important type of firearms at the beginning of modern history, widespread both on land and water.
Maharajas were Hindu rulers of large regions of India.
Inhabitants of the northern part of the Netherlands have successfully fought the sea since the Middle Ages.
The best-known piece of the Hungarian Crown Jewels is the Holy Crown.