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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...

Floyd Allen: An Idiot and His Massacre

Floyd Allen, son of Jeremiah Allen, was a farmer, head of a gang, and all around idiot. This gang, known as the Allen clan,...

Eumenes of Cardia

We know nothing of Eumenes’ early life before he became a friend of Philip II of Macedon (342 BC) and then his secretary,...

The Rise, Reign and Fall of Anne Boleyn, Part 4

The populace were divided in their reaction to Henry's destruction of Papal influence in England. Many welcomed it, but others saw it as the...

Sir Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill is, undoubtedly, one of the most influential people of the century. His nonconformist ways earned him admiration and respect. Sir Winston...

Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Battle of Britain 1940

In the Battle of Britain during the summer of 1940, the exploits of the Royal Air Force against the Nazi German Luftwaffe soon assumed...

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...

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...

Caroline Clayton, the Gretna Green Marchioness, 1822-1904

Caroline Margaret Clayton grew up only partially shielded from the cause celebre that was her parents' divorce. A pretty, strong minded girl, she was...

The Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Introduction

Sir Winston Churchill, Britain's illustrious Prime Minister in World War Two lived a dramatic and tempestuous life before finding worldwide fame in old age. If...
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