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25 Weird And Interesting Facts About Augustus II The Strong

Augustus II the Strong of the Albertine line of the House of Wettin was Elector of Saxony, Imperial Vicar and elected King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania. Take a look below for 25 more weird and interesting facts about Augustus II the Strong. 1. Augustus’ great physical strength earned him the nicknames “the…

30 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Alfred The Great

Alfred the Great was King of Wessex from 871 to 899. Alfred was the youngest son of King Ethelwulf of Wessex. His father died when he was young and three of Alfred’s brothers reigned in turn. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and awesome facts about Alfred the Great. 1. Taking the throne…

30 Bizarre And Interesting Facts About King Tut

King Tut, otherwise known as Tutankhamun, was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom, or sometimes the New Empire Period. His original name, Tutankhaten, meaning “Living Image of Aten,” while Tutankhamun means “Living Image of Amun.” Take a look below for 30 more bizarre…

30 Awesome And Interesting Facts About King Richard The Lionheart

King Richard the Lionheart was King of England from 1189 until his death. He also ruled as Duke of Normandy, Aquitaine and Gascony, Lord of Cyprus, Count of Poitiers, Anjou, Maine and Nantes, and was overlord of Brittany at various times during the same period. Take a look below for 30 more awesome and interesting…

30 Interesting And Awesome Facts About Frederick II

Frederick II was King of Prussia from 1740 until 1786, which is the longest reign of any Hohenzollern king. His most significant accomplishments during his reign included his military victories, his reorganization of Prussian armies, his patronage of the arts and the Enlightenment in Prussia, and his final success against great odds in the Seven…

30 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About Otto I

Otto I was a German king from 936 and Holy Roman Emperor from 962 until his death in 973. He was the oldest son of Henry I the Fowler and Matilda. He inherited the Duchy of Saxony and the kingship of the Germans upon his father’s death in 936. Take a look below for 30…

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