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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.

General James Neill 1810 – 1857

James Neill was born on 26th May 1810 in the village of Dalry, Ayrshire in Scotland. Following an education at the University of Glasgow,...

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 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...

General Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Medal Of Honor Winner on D-Day

Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt Jr., the oldest son of President Teddy Roosevelt, was the only general to land with the American Troops on D-Day,...

King’s Counsellor: A Review

Following the great success of the film. 'The King's Speech' it is interesting to take a look behind the scenes of the Royal Household...

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...

Billy Bishop – Canadian Flying Ace

William Avery Bishop, also known as Billy Bishop, was born in Owen Sound, Ontario on February 8, 1894. He was the third of four...

Theodore Roosevelt Jr., Governor of Puerto Rico

In May 1928, President Hoover appointed Theodore Roosevelt Jr. to the position of Governor General of Puerto Rico. Roosevelt was in Vietnam at the...

Matilda of England: Empress, Countess and Queen

Matilda I of England (1102-1167) is deemed so hazardous to the idea of male rule in England that she is listed in genealogies as...

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...