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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.

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: A Leader Is Made

The Trung sisters are national heroines in VietNam, with many statues and temples in their honor. This is the story of how they became...

Sir Thomas Lipton: Purveyor of Tea and America’s Cup Yachtsman

Learning from his experience in America, Lipton brought new methods of marketing and advertising to his grocery business in Glasgow. By the middle of the...

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...

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...

Who Was Al Capone?

Just the name Al Capone connotes the dark and seamy underworld of mobsters, prohibition, Elliot Ness and gangland killings. But who was this brilliant...

The Life of Sojourner Truth: Ain’t I A Woman? Part 1

The early life of the abolitionist and women’s rights advocate, Sojourner Truth. She presented an imposing figure, standing upon the raised dais. All towering six...

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...

Queen Victoria: Last Living Heir

The only living child of her generation, Victoria became the heir presumptive to the throne of England, eventually becoming Queen in 1837. William IV, King...

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...