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Four U.S. Presidents who were Assassinated in Office

Four presidents have been assassinated during their terms, Abraham Lincoln, James A. Garfield, William McKinley, and John F. Kennedy, while there were over 30…

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Polish Intelligence Officer Krystyna Skarbek

Maria Krystyna Janina Skarbek worked for the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) from Poland during World War II. Due to her daring exploits during…

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Emily Brontë, the author of the famed Wuthering Heights

English poet and novelist Emily Jane Brontë is known for her novel, Wuthering Heights, which was her only novel. She wrote under the pen…

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Author of The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne, American novelist, is best known for his novel The Scarlet Letter. Most of his books take place in New England and are…

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Have Archaeologists Discovered King Tut’s Wife’s Final Resting Place?

VALLEY OF THE KINGS, EGYPT – famous archaeologist Zahi Hawass (former head of the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities) thinks he may have found…

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Notable American Investigative Journalist, Nellie Bly

American journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochran Seaman, or “Nellie Bly” is famous for breaking records when she traveled around the world in 72 days and…

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Elisha Gray and the Telephone Controversy with Alexander Graham Bell

American electrical engineer Elisha Gray was one of the co-founders of the Western Electric Manufacturing Company and also developed the telephone prototype in 1876.…

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The Eldest Russian Grand Duchess, Olga Nikolaevna Romanova

Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia was the Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra of Russia’s oldest child, born in 1895 and murdered alongside…

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and the Assassination that Caused a War

Archduke Franz Ferdinand Car Ludwig Joseph Maria was the heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne from 1896 until his assassination in 1914 in Sarajevo.…

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Napoleon’s first wife, Josephine de Beauharnais

Empress Joséphine de Beauharnais was Napoleon’s first wife and the first Empress of the French. During the Reign of Terror, Joséphine’s first husband had…

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