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September 2, 2017
Interesting History Online
The political structure of France from the Late Middle Ages until the French Revolution is known as the Ancien Régime. It refers to the French Monarchy.
In 1788, facing mounting debts, and the inability to generate funds, Louis XVI called for the convening of the Es...
August 7, 2017
On June 28, 1914, the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand was traveling in Sarajevo to inspect the Austria-Hungarian imperial armed forces there.
A Serbian nationalist threw a bomb at the roofless car the Archduke and his wife were traveling in.
The bomb rolled off...
July 30, 2017
At the height of its power, the Pinkerton detective agency was the largest in the world.
Allan Pinkerton is believed to have foiled an assassination plot against Abraham Lincoln. After this, the President hired Pinkerton agents for his personal security during the C...
July 27, 2017
Sun Tzu's The Art of War is a very early primer on strategy and tactics. Written sometime in the late 6th century BC, it has been widely used and studied since it was written. It includes the earliest mention of espionage.
"It is essential to seek out enemy agents who...
July 17, 2017
The Middle Ages is the name given to the period in European history between the fall of the Roman Empire and the Renaissance.
Also known as the “Medieval” period, it is commonly broken up into three periods- The Early, High, and Late Middle Ages.
July 13, 2017
1. The history of Ancient Greece is usually said to begin with the “Greek Dark Ages”- that is, the period after the Bronze Age Collapse and before the rise of the City State.
2. The Bronze Age Collapse claimed the first advanced civilization in mainland Greece- The Myce...
July 4, 2017