Nikolai II Alexandrovich Romanov, the last Emperor of Russia, was brutally executed along with his wife and children by Bolshevik secret police on 17 July 1918.
Marie Antoinette, the youngest daughter of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria, was used as a pawn on the diplomatic chessboard of Europe.
Rabindranath Tagore’s play Dak Ghar, or the Post Office was performed by the children of an orphanage run by Janusz Korczak, in Warsaw Ghetto.
Anne Boleyn was born to Lady Elizabeth Howard and Thomas Boleyn, a respected diplomat with a gift for languages and a favourite of Henry VII of England.
The sexual life of Adolf Hitler, the man responsible for the deaths of more than 70 million people, has long been a subject of historical research.
The Kissing Soldier is a famous photograph that portrayed a US Navy sailor holding and kissing a total stranger, a female dental assistant.
The woman they arrested was Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for President of the United States in 1872, about 50 years before women could vote.
Ilona Marita Lorenz, born in Bremen, Germany on 18 August 1939, was once known as the sexy mistress of Fidel Castro.
The Napalm girl is best known in the world as the nine-year-old girl depicted in the Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph, crying and running naked on a road i ...
A little over 450 years ago, Lady Jane Grey, a young girl of sixteen, was proclaimed Queen of England. She became famous not only because her reign was to l ...
On the fateful night of 9 November 1938, suddenly Nazis in Germany started to plunder, vandalize and torch the Jewish synagogues, Jewish homes, schools, cem ...
The actual nature of the relationship between Adolf Hitler and his young half-niece Geli Raubal is shrouded in the mist of mystery. She was an unusual beaut ...
Since his early days, Adolf Hitler wanted to become a painter and had the burning desire to attend the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna.
This is the story of a steamy portrait of Queen Victoria, the portrait that had been kept behind the closed doors of Windsor Castle for more than a century.
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, is famous for abolishing slavery. He is also famous for his iconic beards