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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.

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...

Nikolai Gogol: Famous Novelist, Failed Apostle

Gogol was a writer at odds with his own genius. What he did well-the comic and strange-he did not value. What he strove to...

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...

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 Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: Winston at the Helm

Churchill became British Prime Minister on May 10, 1940. "At last I had authority to give directions over the whole scene (of the war),"...

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,...

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 Life and Struggles of Winston Churchill: 1940, Year of Peril

In the summer months of 1940, the British were faced with one crisis after another, culminating in the Battle of Britain which they had...

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,...

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...