Sunday, September 26, 2021

Historical Biographies

The colorful personalities of famous people come alive to share their shortcomings, passions and achievements. Cross the boundaries imposed by time and space, and come face to face with your favorite (and not so favorite) historical figures.
Relive the life and times of famous men like Winston Churchill and not so famous heroes such as the Civil War hero Sam Davis. about politicians that became military heroes, like Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Thrill in the escapades of Criminals like Dick Turpin and the murderer, Rev John Selby Watson.
It’s all here, plus much more, just click on the links below and board your own time machine.

The Adventures of Young John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams was born to John Adams and Abigail Smith Adams on July 11, 1767, in Braintree, Massachusetts, a few miles south of...

Eleanor of Aquitaine: Twelfth century Ruling Queen

Eleanor of Aquitaine is one of the most famous women of the Middle Ages. Intelligent and colorful, she was Queen of both France...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: The War in 1942

Britain and the USA made joint plans for the war in 1942, with Europe as the primary theater of war. Meanwhile, in Asia, Japan...

Sankara: A Man Who Changed India and the World

Imagine a man gripped in the jaws of a vicious alligator, staring death in the eye, yet lives to not just tell about it...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Europe in Peril

On September 3, 1939, the day World War Two was declared, Winston was appointed to Prime Minister Chamberlain's War Cabinet as First Lord of...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Winston Ignored

In the 1930s, Winston worked hard and long, but fruitlessly, to impress on the British government that Hitler and Nazi Germany were dangerous and...

George Westinghouse, Inventor

His air brakes and other railroad signal and safety inventions made rail transport faster, safer, and more efficient. George Westinghouse was a prolific inventor. In...

The Fall of the Red Baron

After the death of Oswald Boelcke in October, 1916, Manfred von Richthofen seemed to be the rising star in the German Air Services. At...

Victoria C. Woodhull

I first heard of her in the seventh grade. Her defiance of social convention completely captivated my adolescent imagination. No American woman before or...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Britain Stands Alone

By June 1940, Britain was the last combatant still free to resist the Nazis. Churchill wanted to enlist the United States for the struggle...