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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.

History’s Wild Women: Cleopatra – Queen of Kings

The death of Julius Caesar ushered in a period of anarchy and civil war in Rome. In order to restore peace, the Second Triumvirate...

The Mistress of the Duke of Orleans, Grace Dalrymple Elliott

Daly the Tall, Mistress of the Duke of Orleans, Grace Dalrymple Elliott was a courtesan to royalty. An eighteenth-century beauty, Grace Dalrymple Elliott, was the...

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 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...

The Rise, Reign and Fall of Anne Boleyn, Part 1

In the late 1520s, if you wished to be ANYONE at the court of Henry VIII, you had to seek the favor of...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Survival in Doubt

In June, 1940, British forces in France were in grave danger. Yet, they made a miracle escape from the clutches of the Nazis to...

The Great Enrico Caruso

Considered the greatest operatic tenor that ever lived, Enrico Caruso's life had humble beginnings in Naples, Italy where he was born on February 25,...

Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Disasters and Dangers

In 1940 and 1941, the reach of World War Two expanded to North and East Africa and southeast Europe, where Hitler was making new...

St. Peter, the First Pope

Jesus said to him in reply, "Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah. For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but...

Cripple Creek Gold Rush

The "Paris of the West" Tucked into the western slope of Pikes Peak, barely eighteen miles from Colorado Springs, as the crow flies, is the...
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