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Significant events in European history include the Roman settlements, the Viking Explorations, the Renaissance, the Reformations, the Age of Enlightenment and the French and Industrial Revolutions. Europe's story includes states, monarchies and revolutions. Its wars range from the Thirty Years' War to the Cold War to the War on Terror. European History is filled with fascinating people including Pliny the Younger, Leif Ericson, and Marquis de Pombal.. Explore their stories and worlds with us.

Brief History of Bulgaria

In the late 7th century a branch of the Bulgars led by Khan Asparuh migrated into the northern Balkans, where they merged with the...

Dacians of Romania

The Dacians, also known as Getae, developed a sophisticated culture and united under their king Burebista. The Dacians were people who inhabited the land that...

Danegeld: Another Word for Blackmail

One term used throughout the years of the Viking settlements in Britannia was the Danegeld. This meant any payment made to the Danes (or...

Eadred: Controlled Rage in a King

After Edmund came his brother Eadred, king of Wessex and acknowledged as overlord of Mercia, the Danelaw, and Northumbria. For having such a powerful...

History of the Greek Evzone: From Kings Guard to Heroes to Guardians of the...

From a long heritage of fighting the Turks the Evzones formed the Royal Guard and fought two world wars to earn the right to...

The Labour Party and the Spanish Civil War, Part 1

The "defining ideological conflict of the 1930s" was the Spanish Civil War which took place between July 1936 and March 1939. The conflict,...

Luxembourg’s Grand Duchess Marie Adelaide Greets General Pershing

Marie Adelaide, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, created much controversy in her short life (June 24,1894 to January 29,1924) but remained true to her beliefs. In...

English Civil War

The English Civil War involved much blood-letting, but it also generated a lot of writing and thinking about democratic-republican government. The conflict between rising notions...

The Making of a Fuehrer

Two images that brought fear into men's hearts and minds for nearly 25 years, first only a small number but gradually expanding until the...

Witchcraft and Religion in the Reformation

During the Reformation, witchcraft was a complex problem. To understand witchcraft during this period, one needs to recognize the role religion played. Religious teachings and...
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