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30 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Aaron Burr

Aaron Burr Jr. was an American politician. He was the third Vice President of the United States, serving during Thomas Jefferson‘s first term. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and awesome facts about Aaron Burr. 1. Burr served as a Continental Army officer in the American Revolutionary War, after which he became a…

27 Interesting And Scary Facts About Lafayette C. Baker

Lafayette Curry Baker was a United States investigator and spy, serving the Union Army, during the American Civil War and under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. Take a look below for 27 more interesting and scary facts about Lafayette C. Baker. 1. Baker was born in Stafford, New York, on October 13, 1826. 2….

25 Fun And Interesting Facts About Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius was the Roman emperor from 161 to 180, ruling jointly with his adoptive brother, Lucius Verus, until Verus’ death in 169, and jointly with his son, Commodus, from 177 until Aurelius’ own death. He was the last of the so-called Five Good Emperors. Take a look below for 25 more fun and interesting…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About The Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s. It started in the United States but the timing varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until 1941. It was the longest, deepest and most widespread economic depression of the 20th century. Take a…

30 Fun And Interesting Facts About The American Revolution

The American Revolution was a colonial revolt that took place between 1765 and 1783. The American Patriots in the 13 Colonies won independence from Great Britain, becoming the United States of America. They defeated the British in the American Revolutionary War in alliance with France and others. Take a look below for 30 more fun…

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25 Fun And Fascinating Facts About The Girl With A Pearl Earring Painting

The Girl With A Pearl Earring is an oil painting by the 17th century Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer. Researchers believe that the painting was created in 1665 and is a type of work called a “tronie.” Tronies were paintings that focused on the face of a subject with some added element of fantasy or an…