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Napoleon I, who crowned himself emperor, was one of the most outstanding military commanders in history.
Galileo Galilei's scientific achievements contributed greatly to the advancement of physics and astronomy.
The intriguing history of this historic castle spans nearly a thousand years.
At the end of the 18th century, mining boomed because of the great need for raw materials in the dynamically developing industry.
The scene depicts the extremities of the Victorian era, presenting the throne room and a workhouse.
Christopher Columbus' three-masted carrack, the Santa Maria was the flagship of his first, landmark voyage.
One of the directors of the circular, open-air Renaissance theatre in London was William Shakespeare.
Darwin's legendary voyage aboard HMS Beagle played a crucial role in the development of the Theory of Evolution.
The American electrical engineer Edison invented the incandescent light bulb in 1879, which changed our everyday life.
The device that transmits human voice as electrical signals was invented by Bell in 1876.
The American inventor presented his invention revolutionising telecommunication at New York University in 1837.
Before the emergence of motorised vehicles, letters and parcels were delivered by horse-drawn mail coaches.
The seminomadic lifestyle of the Bedouin adapted to the climatic and environmental conditions of the desert.
RMS Titanic was the largest passenger ship at the beginning of the 20th century.
The English engineer George Stephenson’s locomotive was built for a competition of locomotives in 1829.
Before the American Civil war the use of slaves on plantations was typical in the Southern states.
The church consecrated to Saint Basil was commissioned by Ivan the Terrible.
The French monarch got his epithet because of his opulent and extravagant lifestyle.
Inventions in the 18th century resulted in huge advances in the development of the textile industry.
Typical working-class districts with unhealthy living conditions were built at the time of the Industrial Revolution.