History’s Top Ten Missed Opportunities
April 29, 2015 · No comments
History is often the result of small things and minor decisions which snowball into something…
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Ten Leaders Assassinated in their PrimeApril 6, 2015 · No comments
The word “assassin” comes from the “hashish-in” (hashish eaters), assassins in Iran who followed Hasan...
Top Ten Most Popular MonarchsMarch 29, 2015 · 2 comments
The idea of hereditary rule may seem somewhat outdated today, but until recently it was...
Top Five Most Lethal DictatorsMarch 28, 2015 · 1 comment
A few days ago I published a blog post outlining history’s ‘most brutal dictators’. The...
Top Ten Greatest GeneralsMarch 26, 2015 · 2 comments
Human history has been punctuated by war and conflict, and behind every great empire or...
Top Ten Most Brutal DictatorsMarch 24, 2015 · 1 comment
History is replete with horror stories about brutal leaders and the atrocities they seemed to...
History’s Ten Greatest MistakesMarch 23, 2015 · No comments
They say that to err is human, and while certainly true, some have shaped history,...
Top Ten Crazy KingsMarch 21, 2015 · No comments
Crazy kings (and queens) are the stuff of great fiction, but the reality has often...
Was Churchill Really the Greatest Briton?March 11, 2015 · No comments
In 2002, the BBC aired 100 Greatest Britons, a mini-series which shortlisted the most prominent...
Destroying HistoryMarch 10, 2015 · No comments
It has been a bad few days for historic monuments across the world. At the...
Top Ten Medieval KnightsMarch 19, 2015 · 12 comments
Four Mistakes That Almost Saw Churchill Finish On The Wrong Side Of HistoryJanuary 31, 2015 · 2 comments
Edward VII – Philanderer, or Saviour of the Monarchy?February 3, 2015 · 2 comments
History’s Top Ten Missed OpportunitiesApril 29, 2015 · No comments
Ten Reasons Why Byzantium Was The Greatest EmpireApril 28, 2015 · No comments
Short History of the Knights TemplarApril 2, 2015 · No comments
History’s Ten Largest EmpiresApril 1, 2015 · 2 comments
Don Quijote de la Mancha...
He was actually a greedy bastard who could have taken Jerusalem easily...
I'm missing John of Luxembourg (John the blind)....
Godfrey of Bouillon m did not "set himself up as king" but refused the...
What about the American Empire ?...
Ivan the Terrible
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