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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.

Eugene Delacroix’s Liberty Leading the People

Eugene Delacroix said, "Strange as it may seem, the great majority of people are devoid of imagination." (Fiero, pp.358). Eugene Delacroix knew that it was...

Cleopatra VII of Egypt – Ptolemaic Majesty

Cleopatra took the throne from her father, Ptolemy XII, at the age of eighteen. A few years later, she was swept off of it,...

Naduah: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker

"I am Naduah!" she shouted at them. She stood in the howling winds of winter and they swallowed her words. They ate her defiance....

The Story of the Trung Sisters: Undaunted Courage

On February 6, 40 A.D., Trung Trac stood before her troops in full military regalia. She rallied 30,000 soldiers that had gathered at the...

The Most Notorious Criminals of all Time

There are criminals who are remembered only during their lifetime, and then there are those who live in infamy. The 18th century pirate Blackbeard...

Eliza Jane Poitevent Holbrook Nicholson (1849-1896)

A ground breaker in her time, Eliza Nicholson was the first woman publisher of a daily newspaper in the Deep South. Eliza Nicholson was the...

Eric Liddell: Missionary to China During World War II

Though made famous by his gold-medal 400-meter run at the 1924 Paris Olympics, Eric Liddell left an impact on more than just the sporting...

Alma Rose And The Auschwitz Orchestra

Early Life Alma Rose born in Vienna in 1906 was an Austrian violinist of Jewish descent. She died in 1944 in Auschwitz probably of food...

Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia

As prince, king and finally emperor he brought his country out of the middle ages and into the 20th Century. He was born Prince Tafari...

James Brooke Rajah of Sarawak – Founder of the White Raj of Sarawak

For 100 Years the White Rajahs Ruled Sarawak. They prevented the natives from being exploited but in so doing caused them to fall behind...