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The Life of Jean Calvin

The Life of Jean Calvin

Bogdan U. April 18, 2017 0

In less than two decades, the ideas of the Protestant Reformation have grown from one man’s crusade to reform the church, to a revolution that sweeps through Europe in the 1530s. At the same

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The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Bogdan U. April 14, 2017 0

Throughout the history of modern warfare, only 2 atomic bombs have been used. The Hiroshima bombing happened on the 6th of August 1945. The bomb, nicknamed “Little Boy”, was a uranium gun-type. Only three

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The opening of the Eiffel Tower

The opening of the Eiffel Tower

Bogdan U. March 10, 2017 0

With the occasion of the French Revolution centenary (1789 – 1799), the French government decided to celebrate and mark this spot in history by building something special that would stand as a memory in

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The funeral of Joseph Stalin

The funeral of Joseph Stalin

Bogdan U. March 6, 2017 0

  Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin, born 18 December 1878 and died 5 March 1953, was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953. The first politburo was created in

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Facts About The Gladiators

Facts About The Gladiators

Bogdan U. October 5, 2015 0

The gladiators became popular for fighting to the death (usually) in order to entertain the roman public, in fighting pits. They fought against other gladiators, prisoners, and even wild beasts. The name comes from

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The African-American Movement For Civil Rights

The African-American Movement For Civil Rights

Bogdan U. September 21, 2015 0

Many people think that the segregation between African people and the white American populous is a thing long gone, that has happened at some far-away point in history, but what a lot of people

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The D-day – Landings in Normandy

The D-day – Landings in Normandy

Bogdan U. September 18, 2015 0

One of the longest and most important days in the history of modern times is the so-called D-day – the Normandy landings. Allies’ invasion of the Western Europe The Battle of Normandy, during World

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The Vikings – Realities of the Scandinavian Warriors

The Vikings – Realities of the Scandinavian Warriors

Bogdan U. August 7, 2015 0

      The Vikings are nowadays remembered as merciless pirates, fearless Scandinavian warriors and conquerors. Their real identity is not far from the current conception, which is, unfortunately, just a bit exaggerated. The

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The Mysteries of the Library of Alexandria

The Mysteries of the Library of Alexandria

Bogdan U. August 4, 2015 0

     Few mysteries and legends have ever arisen such passionate controversies as the Royal Library of Alexandria, definitely the greatest library of the Ancient world. When exactly was it built? How many times

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The German Invasion of Poland from 1939

The German Invasion of Poland from 1939

Bogdan U. April 28, 2015 0

In the late 1930’s everybody could feel that the Second World War was coming. While France and Britain were making efforts to avoid a new war, Adolf Hitler was making all the necessary plans

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