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22 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Probus

Probus was Roman Emperor from 276 to 282. He was an active and successful general as well as a conscientious administrator. In his reign of six years, he secured prosperity for the inner provinces while withstanding repeated inundation of hostile barbarian tribes on almost every sector of the frontier. Take a look below for 22…

30 Strange And Interesting Facts About Tiberius

Tiberius was Roman Emperor from 14 AD to 37 AD, succeeding the first Emperor, Augustus. Born to Tiberius Claudius Nero and Livia Drusilla in a Claudian family, he was given the personal name Tiberius Claudius Nero. Take a look below for 30 more strange and interesting facts about Tiberius. 1. His mother divorced Nero and…

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 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 Fascinating Facts About Timur

Timur, also known as Tamerlane, was a Turco-Mongol conqueror. As the founder of the Timurid Empire in Persian and Central Asia, he became the first ruler in the Timurid dynasty. According to John Joseph Saunders, Timur’s background was Iranized and not steppe nomadic. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and fascinating facts about…

30 Awesome And Interesting Facts About Vlad The Impaler

Vlad the Impaler was a prince of Wallachia three times between 1448 and his death. He was the second son of Vlad Dracul, who became the ruler of Wallachia in 1436. Vlad and his younger brother, Radu, were held as hostages in the Ottoman Empire in 1442 to secure their father’s loyalty. Take a look…

30 Interesting And Fun Facts About Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh President of the United States from 1829 to 1837. Before being elected to the presidency, Jackson gained fame as a general in the United States Army and served in both houses of Congress. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and…

30 Interesting And Fascinating Facts About Simon Bolivar

Simon Bolivar was a Venezuelan military and political leader who played a leading role in the establishment of Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Panama as sovereign states, independent of Spanish rule. Take a look below for 30 more interesting and fascinating facts about Simon Bolivar. 1. Bolivar was born into a wealthy, aristocratic Creole…

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…

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