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30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Alexander Nevsky

St. Alexander Yaroslavich Nevsky served as Prince of Novgorod, Grand Prince of Kiev, and Grand Prince of Vladimir during some of the most difficult times in Kievan Rus’ history. Take a look below for 30 more fascinating and interesting facts about Alexander Nevsky. 1. Commonly regarded as a key figure of medieval Rus’, St. Alexander,…

27 Bizarre And Interesting Facts About Ivar The Boneless

Ivar the Boneless was a Viking leader and a commander who invaded what is now England. According to “The Saga of Ragnar Lodbrok,” he was the son of Ragnar Lodbrok and Aslaug. His brothers include Bjorn Ironside, Halfdan Ragnarsson, Hvitserk, Sigurd Snake-in-the-Eye and Ubba. Take a look below for 27 more bizarre and interesting facts…

25 Bizarre And Interesting Facts About Ragnar Lodbrok

Ragnar Lodbrok was a legendary Danish and Swedish Viking hero and ruler, known from Viking Age Old Norse poetry and sagas. According to that traditional literature, Ragnar distinguished himself by many raids against Francia and Anglo-Saxon England during the 9th century. Take a look below for 25 more bizarre and interesting facts about Ragnar Lodbrok….

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse was a Native American war leader of the Oglala Lakota in the 19th century. He took up arms against the United States federal government to fight against encroachment by white American settlers on Indian territory and to preserve the traditional way of life of the Lakota people. Take a look below for 30…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Spartacus

Spartacus was a Thracian gladiator who, along with the Gauls Crixus, Gannicus, Castus and Oenomaus, was one of the escaped slave leaders in the Third Servile War, a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic. Take a look below for 30 more fascinating and interesting facts about Spartacus. 1. Little is known about Spartacus beyond…

30 Awesome And Interesting Facts About Attila The Hun

Attila was the ruler of the Huns from 434 until his death in March 453. He was also the leader of a tribal empire consisting of Huns, Ostrogoths and Alans among others, on the territory of Central and Eastern Europe. Take a look below for 30 more awesome and interesting facts about Attila the Hun….

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 Inspiring And Interesting Facts About Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. Take a look below for 30 more inspiring and interesting facts about…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan was the founder and first Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his death. He came to power by uniting many of the nomadic tribes of Northwest Asia. Take a look below for 30 more fascinating and interesting facts about Genghis Khan. 1. After founding…

30 Fun And Interesting Facts About Alexander The Great

Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty. He was born in Pella in 365 BC and succeeded his father Philip II to the throne at the age of 20. He spent most of his ruling…