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Mona Lisa Facts
Russian Civil War Facts
Russo-Japanese War Facts
Berlin Wall Facts
Pearl Harbor Facts
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Veterans Day
Afghanistan War
Chernobyl Facts
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Rwandan Genocide
Mummy Facts
Civil War Facts
Black Death Facts
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Mona Lisa Facts

Besides the Mona Lisa, there are other famous paintings at the Louvre, such as "Liberty Leading the People," "The Raft of the Medusa," "The Dying Slave," "Death of the Virgin," "Aphrodite of Milos," Mona Lisa Facts, Liberty Leading The People, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Aphrodite, Medusa, Infographic, Louvre

Mona Lisa: The Heart of the Louvre

Besides the Mona Lisa, there are other famous paintings at the Louvre, such as "Liberty Leading the People," "The Raft of the Medusa," "The Dying Slave," "Death of the Virgin," "Aphrodite of Milos,"

Its much-publicized theft in 1911 helped propel the Mona Lisa to celebrity status #art #monalisa #facts Mona Lisa Facts, Most Famous Paintings, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Celebrity, News, Art, Art Background

The Mona Lisa hasn't always been famous

Its much-publicized theft in 1911 helped propel the Mona Lisa to celebrity status #art #monalisa #facts

Smiling at us across the centuries, the Mona Lisa still mystifies us today. Explore Mona Lisa facts to understand her timeless allure, intrigue, and art. Mona Lisa Facts, History Books, Art History, Facts About People, Popular Paintings, Peter Paul Rubens, Wayne Thiebaud, Principles Of Art, Albrecht Durer

What is the most famous work of art in the world?

Does the "Mona Lisa" live up to the hype? #monalisa #arthistory #interstingfacts

Russian Civil War Facts

Anastasia was the last Romanov to be left alive before she was executed Scary Facts, Fun Facts, Bolshevik Revolution, Anastasia Romanov, The Bolsheviks, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Prompts

Russian Civil War Fact

Anastasia was the last Romanov to be left alive before she was executed #russiancivilwar #fact

The early century was a time of conflict in Russia, from WWI to the Bolshevik Revolution to a bloody Civil War. Get key Russian Civil War facts here. Bolshevik Revolution, The Bolsheviks, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Russia, Infographic, Military, War

Russian Civil War Fact

Don't turn your back on Stalin #russia #russiancivilwar #facts

Russo-Japanese War Facts

The Russo-Japanese War was a brief conflict between the Russian Empire and Japan, a rising power in Asia Global Conflict, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, World War, Empire, Asia, Military, Japanese

When did the Russo-Japanese War begin?

The Russo-Japanese War (1904-5) was a brief conflict between the Russian Empire and Japan, a rising power in Asia #russojapanesewar #history #war

The Russo-Japanese War revolutionized warfare Global Conflict, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Historian, Warfare, Infographic, Japanese, Infographics

Russo-Japanese War Fact You Probably Didn't Know

The Russo-Japanese War revolutionized warfare #russojapanese #facts #history

In fact, many scholars believe that the Russo-Japanese War set the stage for WW I World Conflicts, Global Conflict, Modern History, Interesting History, A Decade, History Facts, Historian, World War, Stage

World War Zero

In fact, many scholars believe that the Russo-Japanese War set the stage for WW I #russojapanesewar #war #facts

The Russo-Japanese War is referred to by some historians as "World War Zero." Get the facts on this early global conflict here, including stats and more. Global Conflict, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Historian, War, Japanese, Japanese Language

Russo-Japanese War Fact

Little-known Russo-Japanese War Facts #russojapanesewar #facts

Berlin Wall Facts

West Berlin police threw him bandages, but Fetcher could not reach them. He bled to death after an hour of being shot. West Berlin, Berlin Wall, Scary Facts, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Troops, Police, Death

Tragic Berlin Wall Fact

West Berlin police threw him bandages, but Fetcher could not reach them. He bled to death after an hour of being shot. #berlinwall #facts #history

Margaret Thatcher believed that a unified Germany would destabilize Europe Mikhail Gorbachev, Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Ministers, Berlin Wall, Telling Stories, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Germany

Margaret Thatcher believed that a unified Germany would destabilize Europe #berlinwall #facts #history

She also has an object relationship with Lance, her competition bow (Erika is a competitive archer) Competition Bows, Long Relationship, Berlin Wall, Women Names, Modern History, Married Woman, Interesting History, A Decade, History Facts

A woman married what?

She also has an object relationship with Lance, her competition bow (Erika is a competitive archer) #berlinwall #history #facts

In President Reagan challenged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall," referring to the Berlin Wall Tear Down This Wall, Mikhail Gorbachev, Berlin Wall, Ronald Reagan, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Did You Know

Did you know this about Ronald Reagan?

In 1987, President Reagan challenged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall," referring to the Berlin Wall #berlinwall #facts

Pearl Harbor Facts

President Roosevelt declared it a day that would live in infamy. Our list of unique facts about Pearl Harbor tell the story of America's entry into WWII. American Revolutionary War, American Civil War, American History, World War I, World History, Pearl Harbor Facts, Weird Facts, Fun Facts, President Roosevelt

Little-Known Pearl Harbor Fact

Pearl Harbor didn't happen out of the blue #pearlharbor #facts #history

President Roosevelt declared it a day that would live in infamy. Our list of unique facts about Pearl Harbor tell the story of America's entry into WWII. Pearl Harbor Facts, Malboro, Fort Hood, Unique Facts, Best Keto Diet, Important Facts, Insurgent, Modern History, Interesting History

Attacks on American Soil

Pearl Harbor and 9/11: Two dates that will live in infamy #pearlharbor #americanhistory #facts

Learn little-known facts, amazing history, and stunning trivia with this info-packed Pearl Harbor infographic Classroom Posters, Modern History, Pearl Harbor, Interesting History, History Facts, Chart, Motivation, Education, Learning

Amazing Pearl Harbor Infographic

Learn little-known facts, amazing history, and stunning trivia with this info-packed Pearl Harbor infographic #infographic #pearlharbor #facts

10 Historical Facts about Pearl Harbor Only the terrorist attacks on September 2001 sparked as big of a governmental investigation as Pearl Harbor. American Revolutionary War, American Civil War, World War I, World History, Pearl Harbor Facts, Uss Arizona, Pearl Harbor Attack, Civil War Photos, Military Personnel

10 Historical Facts about Pearl Harbor

10 Historical Facts about Pearl Harbor1. Only the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 sparked as big of a governmental investigation as Pearl Harbor.2. T...

Titanic Facts

The Titanic ignored the many warnings about icebergs because it had a strict schedule to keep, and because the Titanic was thought to be unsinkable Interesting History, Interesting Stuff, Weird Facts, Fun Facts, Titanic History, Modern History, Weird Things, History Facts, Schedule

Why did the Titanic ignore warnings about icebergs?

The Titanic ignored the many warnings about icebergs because it had a strict schedule to keep, and because the Titanic was thought to be unsinkable #titanic #facts #history

The Titanic ignored the many warnings about icebergs because it had a strict schedule to keep, and because the Titanic was thought to be unsinkable Interesting History, Interesting Stuff, Weird Facts, Fun Facts, Titanic History, Modern History, Weird Things, History Facts, Schedule

How many warnings did the Titanic receive?

Despite the warnings, the Titanic travelled near max speed until it hit an iceberg #titanic #history #facts

In 1912, the actual Titanic cost about $7.5 million (roughly $140 million in 1997 dollars) to build. James Cameron's film cost $200 million to make. #titanic #history #facts #movies Titanic History, Rms Titanic, Blockbuster Movies, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Infographic, Film, How To Make

Titanic: History vs. Movie

In 1912, the actual Titanic cost about $7.5 million (roughly $140 million in 1997 dollars) to build. James Cameron's film cost $200 million to make. #titanic #history #facts #movies

Haunting us even after 110 years, the Titanic is one of the most famous disasters in history. Explore interesting Titanic facts, history, and more here. Titanic Film, Die Titanic, Titanic History, Titanic Wreck, Creepy Facts, Wtf Fun Facts, Funny Facts, Random Facts, Scary

45 Interesting Facts about the Titanic | FactRetriever

There is a debate whether the wreck of the Titanic should be save or if nature should take its course #titanic #fact #history

Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, Americans honor all living military veterans. Memorial Day honors those who died while in military service. Veterans Memorial, Military Veterans, Military Service, Veterans Day, Memorial Day, First Anniversary, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts

Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, Americans honor all living military veterans. Memorial Day honors those who died while in military service. #veteransday #facts

Afghanistan War

United States soldier Robert Bales avoided the death penalty after a military judge accepted his guilty plea #afghanwar #warcrimes #facts Afghanistan War, Staff Sergeant, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Fun Facts, Death, United States, Military

Who is Robert Bales?

United States soldier Robert Bales avoided the death penalty after a military judge accepted his guilty plea #afghanwar #warcrimes #facts

The War in Afghanistan has lasted longer than the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, and Korean War--combined. Women In History, World History, Ancient History, World War Ii, Native American History, American Civil War, British History, Afghanistan War, Korean War

What is the longest war in U.S. history?

The War in Afghanistan has lasted longer than the Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, and Korean War--combined. #afghanistan #history #facts

Chernobyl Facts

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Rwandan Genocide

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Mummy Facts

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Besides the Mona Lisa, there are other famous paintings at the Louvre, such as "Liberty Leading the People," "The Raft of the Medusa," "The Dying Slave," "Death of the Virgin," "Aphrodite of Milos," Mona Lisa Facts, Liberty Leading The People, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Aphrodite, Medusa, Infographic, Louvre

Mona Lisa: The Heart of the Louvre

Besides the Mona Lisa, there are other famous paintings at the Louvre, such as "Liberty Leading the People," "The Raft of the Medusa," "The Dying Slave," "Death of the Virgin," "Aphrodite of Milos,"

Its much-publicized theft in 1911 helped propel the Mona Lisa to celebrity status #art #monalisa #facts Mona Lisa Facts, Most Famous Paintings, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Celebrity, News, Art, Art Background

The Mona Lisa hasn't always been famous

Its much-publicized theft in 1911 helped propel the Mona Lisa to celebrity status #art #monalisa #facts

Smiling at us across the centuries, the Mona Lisa still mystifies us today. Explore Mona Lisa facts to understand her timeless allure, intrigue, and art. Mona Lisa Facts, History Books, Art History, Facts About People, Popular Paintings, Peter Paul Rubens, Wayne Thiebaud, Principles Of Art, Albrecht Durer

What is the most famous work of art in the world?

Does the "Mona Lisa" live up to the hype? #monalisa #arthistory #interstingfacts

United States soldier Robert Bales avoided the death penalty after a military judge accepted his guilty plea #afghanwar #warcrimes #facts Afghanistan War, Staff Sergeant, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Fun Facts, Death, United States, Military

Who is Robert Bales?

United States soldier Robert Bales avoided the death penalty after a military judge accepted his guilty plea #afghanwar #warcrimes #facts

The Titanic ignored the many warnings about icebergs because it had a strict schedule to keep, and because the Titanic was thought to be unsinkable Interesting History, Interesting Stuff, Weird Facts, Fun Facts, Titanic History, Modern History, Weird Things, History Facts, Schedule

Why did the Titanic ignore warnings about icebergs?

The Titanic ignored the many warnings about icebergs because it had a strict schedule to keep, and because the Titanic was thought to be unsinkable #titanic #facts #history

On Veterans Day, Americans honor all living military veterans. Memorial Day honors those who died while in military service. Veterans Memorial, Military Veterans, Military Service, Veterans Day, Memorial Day, First Anniversary, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts

Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, Americans honor all living military veterans. Memorial Day honors those who died while in military service. #veteransday #facts

Anastasia was the last Romanov to be left alive before she was executed Scary Facts, Fun Facts, Bolshevik Revolution, Anastasia Romanov, The Bolsheviks, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Prompts

Russian Civil War Fact

Anastasia was the last Romanov to be left alive before she was executed #russiancivilwar #fact

The early century was a time of conflict in Russia, from WWI to the Bolshevik Revolution to a bloody Civil War. Get key Russian Civil War facts here. Bolshevik Revolution, The Bolsheviks, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Russia, Infographic, Military, War

Russian Civil War Fact

Don't turn your back on Stalin #russia #russiancivilwar #facts

The Russo-Japanese War was a brief conflict between the Russian Empire and Japan, a rising power in Asia Global Conflict, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, World War, Empire, Asia, Military, Japanese

When did the Russo-Japanese War begin?

The Russo-Japanese War (1904-5) was a brief conflict between the Russian Empire and Japan, a rising power in Asia #russojapanesewar #history #war

The Russo-Japanese War revolutionized warfare Global Conflict, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Historian, Warfare, Infographic, Japanese, Infographics

Russo-Japanese War Fact You Probably Didn't Know

The Russo-Japanese War revolutionized warfare #russojapanese #facts #history

In fact, many scholars believe that the Russo-Japanese War set the stage for WW I World Conflicts, Global Conflict, Modern History, Interesting History, A Decade, History Facts, Historian, World War, Stage

World War Zero

In fact, many scholars believe that the Russo-Japanese War set the stage for WW I #russojapanesewar #war #facts

The Russo-Japanese War is referred to by some historians as "World War Zero." Get the facts on this early global conflict here, including stats and more. Global Conflict, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Historian, War, Japanese, Japanese Language

Russo-Japanese War Fact

Little-known Russo-Japanese War Facts #russojapanesewar #facts

West Berlin police threw him bandages, but Fetcher could not reach them. He bled to death after an hour of being shot. West Berlin, Berlin Wall, Scary Facts, Modern History, Interesting History, History Facts, Troops, Police, Death

Tragic Berlin Wall Fact

West Berlin police threw him bandages, but Fetcher could not reach them. He bled to death after an hour of being shot. #berlinwall #facts #history

President Roosevelt declared it a day that would live in infamy. Our list of unique facts about Pearl Harbor tell the story of America's entry into WWII. American Revolutionary War, American Civil War, American History, World War I, World History, Pearl Harbor Facts, Weird Facts, Fun Facts, President Roosevelt

Little-Known Pearl Harbor Fact

Pearl Harbor didn't happen out of the blue #pearlharbor #facts #history

President Roosevelt declared it a day that would live in infamy. Our list of unique facts about Pearl Harbor tell the story of America's entry into WWII. Pearl Harbor Facts, Malboro, Fort Hood, Unique Facts, Best Keto Diet, Important Facts, Insurgent, Modern History, Interesting History

Attacks on American Soil

Pearl Harbor and 9/11: Two dates that will live in infamy #pearlharbor #americanhistory #facts