People

The Short Reign of Lady Jane Grey

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Leonarda Cianciulli - the 'Soap-Maker of Correggio'

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Andrei Chikatilo - Ukraine's Evil Serial Killer

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Wu Zetian, the Emperor's favourite concubine who was completely ruthless

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The Short Reign of Lady Jane Grey

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Leonarda Cianciulli - the 'Soap-Maker of Correggio'

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Andrei Chikatilo - Ukraine's Evil Serial Killer

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Wu Zetian, the Emperor's favourite concubine who was completely ruthless

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Brahan Seer, Scotland’s own ‘Nostradamus'

Scotland has its very own version of Nostradamus in the form of Brahan Seer...

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The Chowchilla Kidnapping

Mass Child Abduction in 1976 in California

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Diamond Annie And The Forty Elephants Gang

This all-female, the real Peaky Blinders, gang tormented London at the beg...

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Harry Markopolos warned about Bernie Madoff

One man had been warning about Madoff's scheme for years: Harry Markopolos.

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Francis Galton Developed The Pseudoscience Of Eugenics

Francis Galton, an English scientist, was the founder of the pseudoscience...

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Hans Steininger Was Killed By His Own Beard

Hans Steininger, a historical figure from the town of Braunau am Inn, Austr...

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The author of the OED was an American in an asylum

Dr. William Chester Minor's life is stranger than fiction. That an American...

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Sir Isaac Newton Discovered Gravity When An Apple Fell...

an apple was involved but...

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Einstein Failed in School

He actually excelled....

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Marie Antoinette Said 'Let Them Eat Cake'

Another myth debunked....

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Walt Disney did not create Mickey Mouse

He took the create and even won an Oscar for creating Mickey

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Sigmund Freud's Nephew Used His Uncle's Theories To Cre...

Sigmund Freud remains one of history's best-known psychoanalysts, and his t...

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39 Facts About Osama Bin Laden

After masterminding September 11th, the deadliest terrorist attack in histo...

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Jesse Pomeroy - The ‘Boston Boy Fiend’ Who Became Ameri...

In 1874, Jesse Pomeroy became the youngest person ever convicted of first-d...

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Captain Morgan - Not Just A Brand of Rum!

Captain Morgan – famous today as the face of a brand of spiced rum. But who...

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44 Colorized Portraits That Reveal Historical Figures A...

Trapped in black and white, historical figures often seem just that — histo...

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