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30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Emperor Hirohito

Hirohito was the 124th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from December 25, 1926, until his death on January 7, 1989. He was succeeded by his eldest son, Akihito. Take a look below for 30 more fascinating and interesting facts about Emperor Hirohito. 1. In Japan, he’s now referred to…

30 Fascinating And Interesting Facts About Maria Theresa

Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina was the only female ruler of the Habsburg dominions and the last of the House of Habsburg. She was the sovereign of Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, Transylvania, Mantua, Milan, Lodomeria, and Galicia, the Austrian Netherlands and Parma. Take a look below for 30 more fascinating and interesting facts about Maria…

30 Fun And Interesting Facts About Claudius

Claudius was Roman Emperor from 41 to 54 AD. A member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, he was the son of Drusus and Antonia Minor. he was born at Lugdunum in Gaul, the first Roman Emperor to be born outside Italy. Take a look below for 30 more fun and interesting facts about Claudius. 1. Because…

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…

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…

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