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30 Awesome And Interesting Facts About Queen Victoria

Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from June 20, 1837, until her death on January 22, 1901. On May 1, 1876, she adopted the additional title of Empress of India. Take a look below for 30 more awesome and interesting facts about Queen Victoria. 1. Victoria was the daughter…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Rosa Parks

Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an activist in the civil rights movement best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott. The United States Congress has called her, “the first lady of civil rights,” and, “the mother of the freedom movement.” Take a look below for 30 more fascinating and interesting facts about…

26 Interesting And Fun Facts About Peter The Great

Peter the Great ruled the Tsardom of Russia and later the Russian Empire from May 7, 1682, until his death in 1725, jointly ruling before 1696 with his elder half brother, Ivan V. Through a number of successful wars, he expanded the Tsardom into a much larger empire that became a major European power. Take…

30 Interesting And Fun Facts About Mark Twain

Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better know by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Swayer and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and fun facts about Mark Twain. 1. Twain was raised…

26 Interesting And Fun Facts About Herodotus

Herodotus was a Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus in the Persian Empire and lived in the fifth century BC, a contemporary of Thucydides, Socrates and Euripides. He’s often referred to as “The Father of History,” a title first conferred by Cicero. Take a look below for 26 more interesting and fun facts about…

26 Fun And Interesting Facts About Euclid

Euclid, sometimes known as Euclid of Alexandria, was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as the “founder of geometry” or the “father of geometry.” He was active in Alexandria during the reign of Ptolemy I. Take a look below for 26 more fun and interesting facts about Euclid. 1. His Elements is one of the…

27 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Alexander Fleming

Sir Alexander Fleming was a Scottish physician, microbiologist, and pharmacologist. His best known discoveries are the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the world’s first antibiotic substance benzylpenicillin from the mould Penicillium notatum in 1928, for which he shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Howard Florey and Ernest Boris Chain. Take…

30 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Sitting Bull

Sitting Bull was a Hunkpapa Lakota leader who led his people during years of resistance to United States policies. He was killed by Indian agency police on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation during an attempt to arrest him, at a time when authorities feared that he would join the Ghost Dance movement. Take a look…

30 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About Gregor Mendel

Gregor Johann Mendel was a scientist, Augustinian friar and abbot of St. Thomas’ Abbey in Brno, Margraviate of Moravia. Mendel was born in a German-speaking family in the Silesian part of the Austrian Empire and gained posthumous recognition as the founder of the modern science of genetics. Take a look below for 30 more interesting…