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What led to the Fall of the Ghana Empire in 1240?

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The Ghana Empire was situated in the western Sudan region, present-day Mauritania and Mali; crammed between the north and south of the Empire are the Sahara and the rainforests respectively.
10 Astonishing Facts about the British Royal Family

The British Royal Family: 10 Astonishing Facts You Didn’t Know

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We all know of the British Royal Family and how proper their vocabulary is. But...there are some completely normal words they are not allowed to say...
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How Jabir Ibn Hayyan became the Father of Modern Chemistry

Jabir ibn Hayyan recognised that experiments were important to science and transformed the spiritual practice of alchemy into what would now be known as modern chemistry.
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Six-Day War: How Israel defeated Egypt, Jordan, Syria in 1967

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The Six-Day War, also known as the June War or the Third Arab-Israeli War or Naksah, was a brief conflict on June 5–10, 1967, and was the third of the Arab-Israeli wars.
Why King Edward VIII of England gave up his throne for a Woman in 1936

Why King Edward VIII of England gave up his throne for a Woman in...

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With his abdication, Edward VIII became the first—and so far, the only—British monarch to abdicate the throne voluntarily.
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How Evans Monsignac Spent 27 Days Under the 2010 Haiti Earthquake

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Everyone thought Evans Monsignac had died in the earthquake, but, 27 days after the deadly tragedy, the man believed to be one of the longest-ever earthquake survivors, was found alive by rescue workers.
Did Sultan Moulay Ismail of Morocco father 1000 Children

Did Sultan Moulay Ismail of Morocco father 1000 Children?

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Sultan Moulay Ismail was so protective of his four wives and 500 concubines that any man who just looked at any one of them was punished by death.
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How Pope John XII turned the Vatican to a Whorehouse

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John XII preferred battles to Bible study, hunting to holiness, and was a notorious adulterer and liar. The prestige of the papacy was at its lowest ebb.
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13 Interesting Facts about Adolf Hitler

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Adolf Hitler committed suicide 10 days after his 56th birthday on April 30, 1945...
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Martin Luther King Jr: 25 Interesting Facts you did not know

In 1977, President Jimmy Carter awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom (the highest civilian award of the United States of America) to Martin Luther King.
The Tragic Story of Patrice Lumumba

The Tragic Story of Patrice Lumumba, Congo’s First Prime Minister

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Patrice Lumumba became Congo's first prime minister just as Belgium, the colonial ruler of the region, was preparing to grant her independence on June 30, 1960.
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Tsutomu Yamaguchi: The Man Who Survived Two Atomic Bombs

Tsutomu Yamaguchi was preparing to leave Hiroshima when the atomic bomb fell. The 29-year-old naval engineer was on a three-month-long business trip for...
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