Roald Amundsen - Famous Explorers of the World
Determined from his very youth, this Norwegian explorer was the first man to reach both the north and the south poles.
The Assyrian People: Cultures of the World
One of the oldest cultures of ancient Mesopotamia in human history, Assyrians today are under threat in their native homelands.
The Nigerian People and Culture
Between the Yoruba in the west and the Igbo in the southeast, and everything in between, Nigerian culture is an amalgamation of many beliefs and...
Herbert Hoover - US Presidents in History
The acting president during the infamous Great Depression, Hoover's legacy has been filled with his many challenges.
The People Of Spain: Cultures Of The World
Unique cultures have existed for thousands of years on what is now the Spanish-speaking portion of the Iberian Peninsula
Ronald Reagan - 40th President Of The United States
Though his economic and diplomatic policies remain controversial today, America's 40th president was also undeniably charismatic.
The Turkish People - Cultures around the World
An incredibly old and powerful culture, the influence of Turkish culture can be felt in much of the world.
Aristides Pereira, President of Cape Verde - World Leaders in History
The first president of postcolonial Cape Verde was a successful proponent of African independence with a reputation for integrity.
Dwight D. Eisenhower – the 34th President of the United States
President Eisenhower was at the helm as the 34th US President after serving as the first Supreme Commander of NATO.
The Kenyan People - Cultures around the World
An amalgamation of peoples and cuisines with a rich yet troubling history of interaction and colonization, Kenyan culture today is diverse and...
Woodrow Wilson - US Presidents in History
The American president during World War I, Wilson's role during the war and the subsequent peace talks still have consequences today.
Indian Culture, Customs and Traditions
Actually more of a heterogeneous collection of beliefs, peoples, and traditions, the culture of India is united in its variety.
Ibn Battuta - Famous Explorers of the World
The first person to have explored every known country with a Muslim ruler at the time. Ibn Battuta is one of the most renowned explorers of the Muslim...
Louis XIV of France: World Leaders in History
Also known as the "Sun King," the third King of the French Bourbons was an absolute monarch with a controversial legacy.
The Catalan People - Cultures around the World
With their own language and interesting historically Roman roots, the people of Catalonia more than deserve their homage.
Teddy Roosevelt – 26th President of the United States
One of the most famous American presidents, "Teddy" Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States. He was at once a military man, a diplomat,...
Maria Sibylla Merian: Famous Scientists in History
Maria Sibylla Merian was a trailblazing women in the field of entomology and the first to observe the metamorphosis of caterpillars.
The Maori - Cultures of the World
With long-standing traditions of hospitality and reverence, the Maori are a significant cultural group within today's New Zealand.
The Armenian People and Armenian Culture
Despite many centuries of domination by empires and threats of assimilation, the culture of Armenia remains both unique and interesting.