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House of Farnese

The House of Farnese was a noble family from Italy. They owned fine art collections within their many palaces throughout Rome. Two of their members became Popes. The famous Elisabetta Farnese was a member of the family and she had great political ...

House of Gonzaga

The House of Gonzaga were a noble family that ruled Mantua in Northern Italy from 1328 to 1708. They also ruled Monferrato in Piedmont, Nevers in France, and also many other lesser fiefs in Italy and Europe. Among their members was a saint, twelv ...

House of Habsburg

Habsburg was a family of dukes, kings, and monarchs. They were very important in European history. They first ruled parts of Switzerland in the 13th century. They ruled Austria, later Austria-Hungary for more than 600 years, and also sometimes ow ...

House of Hanover

The House of Hanover began in the United Kingdom in 1714 on the death of the last Stuart monarch Anne. It began with George I and ended with Queen Victoria in 1901 in the United Kingdom. It was still in use in other countries. The monarchs of the ...

House of Normandy

The House of Normandy is the usual name for the family that were the Dukes of Normandy and Kings of England. they were in power from shortly after the Norman conquest of England and lasted until the House of Plantagenet came to power in 1154. It ...

House of Orleans

The House of Orleans was a French noble and royal family. It descends from Louis XIV of France and his only brother Philippe, Duke of Orleans. The families main traditional home was the Palais Royal in Paris. The family later became very powerful ...

House of Orsini

The House of Orsini is an Italian noble family. It was one of the most influential princely families in Italy during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Three popes belonged to the Orsini family: Celestine III, Nicholas III, and Benedict XIII. T ...

House of Savoy

The House of Savoy was the ruling dynasty of the Duchy of Savoy, then the Kingdom of Sardinia and later Kingdom of Italy from 1861 to 1946. The House of Savoy began in Switzerland in the Middle Ages. The Savoy rose to power in Sicily War of Spani ...

House of Valois

The House of Valois was a younger branch of the Capetian dynasty that ruled France in the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance from 1328 to 1529. The kings of the House of Valois were descended from Charles of Valois who was the third son of Phil ...

Hsekiu

Hsekiu, also Seka, was a Predynastic ancient Egyptian king who ruled in the Nile Delta. He is mentioned in the Palermo Stone inscriptions among a small number of kings of Lower Egypt

Hualien train derailment

On 2 April 2021, at 09:28 NST, a Taroko Express train operated by the Taiwan Railways Administration derailed at the north entrance of Qingshui Tunnel in Heren Section, Xiulin Township, Hualien County, Taiwan. It killed at least 51 people and inj ...

Alfred Hugenberg

Alfred Wilhelm Franz Maria Hugenberg was a German businessman and politician. He was also a member of Hitlers Cabinet in 1933. In 1933, he was the minister of food in Germany. Hugenberg was heading the German National Peoples Party DNVP. During t ...

Hull House

The Hull House was a settlement in Chicago, Illinois. It was founded by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. It was constructed in 1856, but was named Hull House in 1889. It was built to help many European immigrants coming to the United States. It ...

Humorism

Humorism, or humoralism, was a system of medicine about the makeup and workings of the human body. It was a belief that too much or too little of any of four distinct body fluids in a person directly influenced their temperament and health. The h ...

Hundred Days

The Hundred Days, is the period between Napoleon Bonapartes return from exile on Elba to Paris on 20 March 1815 and the second restoration of King Louis XVIII on 8 July 1815. This period is also known as the War of the Seventh Coalition, and incl ...

Kingdom of Hungary

The Kingdom of Hungary, which existed from 1000 to 1918, and then from 1919 to 1946, was a considerable state in Central Europe.

Huns

The Huns were an early group of Central Asian equestrian nomads or semi-nomadic people. They moved into Europe around 370, and in the 5th century, built an empire there under Attila the Hun. After Attilas death in 453, the empire fell apart.

Hurrians

The Hurrians or Khurrites were people who lived in and around northern Mesopotamia from about 2500 BC. They were a large ethnic group, and had some cities and kingdoms, but they also lived in small groups among other ethnic people. The first know ...

Hurricane Julia (2010)

Hurricane Julia was the easternmost Category 4 hurricane recorded in the Atlantic basin since reliable satellite observations became available. On Sept. 15, Julia and Igor had both been powerful category four hurricanes but Julias wind speeds had ...

Ibrahim Lodi

Ibrahim Lodi was the last sultan of Delhi. He was an ethnic Pashtun. He became sultan in 1517 after Sikandar Lodi died. Sikandar was his father and Ibrahim was soon challenged by his younger brother, Jalal Kahn. Ibrahim had military skills. But u ...

Icarus

Icarus was the son of Daedalus. Daedalus was imprisoned in his own invention, the labyrinth. He helped the hero Theseus kill King Minos’s beast, the Minotaur, and run away with King Minos’s daughter, Ariadne. Daedelus came up with a plan. He knew ...

Ides of March

The Ides of March was a day in the Roman calendar. It means 15 March in Julian calendar. Several religious observances marked it as a deadline for settling debts. In 44 BC, it was well known as the date of the assassination of Julius Caesar which ...

Ifriqiya

In medieval history, Ifriqiya or Ifriqiyah was the area of the coastal regions of what are today western Libya, Tunisia, and eastern Algeria. This area included what had been the Roman province of Africa. In modern Arabic, the term simply means " ...

Illuminati

The Illuminati was a late 18th century German political secret society. Adam Weishaupt, a Bavarian philosopher and lawyer, started the secret society on the 1st of May 1776 at the university of ingolstat. In 1785 it was outlawed in Bavaria. Origi ...

Illyria

Illyria was an ancient region in the western part of todays Balkan Peninsula. The people who lived there were called Illyrians and spoke the Illyrian languages. The Illyrians faded from history. Modern Albanians are considered to be descendants o ...

Inauguration of George H. W. Bush

The inauguration of George H. W. Bush as the 41st President of the United States was held on January 20, 1989. The inauguration was the beginning of the four-year term of George H. W. Bush as President and Dan Quayle as Vice President. Chief Just ...

Inauguration of Gerald Ford

The inauguration of Gerald Ford as the 38th President of the United States was held on Friday, August 9, 1974, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., following the resignation of President Richard Nixon. The inauguration marked ...

Inauguration of Jimmy Carter

The inauguration of Jimmy Carter as the 39th President of the United States was held on January 20, 1977. The inauguration was the beginning of the four-year term of Jimmy Carter as President and Walter Mondale as Vice President. It was also the ...

Inauguration of Joe Biden

The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States happened on January 20, 2021. It was the start of the four-year term of Joe Biden as president and Kamala Harris as vice president. A public ceremony happened on the West Fr ...

Inauguration of John Adams

The inauguration of John Adams as the second President of the United States took place on Saturday, March 4, 1797. The inauguration was the beginning of the four-year term of John Adams as President and Thomas Jefferson as Vice President. Chief J ...

Inauguration of John F. Kennedy

The inauguration of John F. Kennedy as the 35th President of the United States was held on Friday, January 20, 1961. It was held in the eastern section of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. This 44th inauguration was the beginning of t ...

Inauguration of John Quincy Adams

The inauguration of John Quincy Adams as the sixth President of the United States took place on Friday, March 4, 1825, in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol. The inauguration was the beginning of the four-year term of John Quincy Adams as Pres ...

Inauguration of John Tyler

The inauguration of John Tyler as the tenth President of the United States took place in Tylers bedroom on Thursday, April 6, 1841. It happened two days after the death of President William Henry Harrison. The inauguration was the beginning of Ty ...

Inca Civil War

The Inca Civil War, the Inca Dynastic War, or the Inca War of Succession, was a civil war in the Inca Empire. It was fought between two brothers, Huascar and Atahualpa, sons of Huayna Capac, over who would be the next emperor. The war came after ...

Indian massacre of 1622

The Indian massacre of 1622 was an event where around 347 people were killed in the Virginia Colony of North America on Good Friday, March 22, 1622. The number killed, 347, was almost one-third of the English population of Jamestown. They were ki ...

Indian Military Historical Society

The Indian Military Historical Society is an organisation in the United Kingdom.It was made in 1983. The main purpose of the Society is to encourage research and study of the history of the old colonial British Indian Army, although some study is ...

Indian Removal Act

The Indian Removal Act was a law in the United States that was passed in 1830. It was introduced by Hugh White and became a law when President Andrew Jackson signed it. It gave the President the power to force Native American tribes to move to la ...

Indian Territory

The Indian Territory, also known as The Indian Country, The Indian territory or the Indian territories, was land set aside within the United States for the use of Native Americans.

Indo-European people

Indo-Europeans are those who lived in eastern Europe and central Asia thousands of years ago. They descended from the Ukrainian steppes, and spread out across Europe, western Asia, central Asia, and India. Indo-Europeans are Bronze Age-speakers o ...

Indo-Greek Kingdom

The Indo-Greek Kingdom was a part of the Greek Empire. It ruled in parts of northwest and northern Indian subcontinent from 180 BCE to around 10 CE, and was ruled by a succession of more than thirty Hellenic kings.

Indo-Pakistani War of 1965

The Indo-Pakistani Fight of 1965 was a war that took place between April 1965 and 23 September 1965 between Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Republic of India. This conflict became known as the Second Kashmir War. Both countries fought over t ...

Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501

Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 was a passenger flight from Surabaya to Singapore. The plane was an Airbus A320. On December 28 2014, the airplane crashed due to technical failure and bad weather in the Java Sea, Indonesia. All 162 people on the pl ...

Indus Waters Treaty

The Indus Waters Treaty is a water-sharing treaty between the Republic Of India and Islamic Republic Of Pakistan. The treaty was signed in Karachi on September 19, 1960 by the then Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and the then President of ...

Infante

Infante is a title given to children of the reigning King of Spain. It has also historically been used by Portuguese monarchs before the country became a republic. As it is a title usually used by the children of monarchs, the style of Royal High ...

Insurgency in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The War in North-West Pakistan is an insurgency in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It involves the United States, United Kingdom, Pakistani military and Pakistani Tribes against the Taliban, Al-Qaeda and Islamic State. The main reason for the war was due to ...

Interahamwe

The Interahamwe was the main mob army that started the Rwandan Genocide in 1994. In this mass murder, about one million Hutu and Tutsi people were killed.

Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty is a 1987 agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union. It was signed in Washington, D.C. by U.S. President Ronald Reagan and General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev on December 8, 1987. It was ...

Invasion of Kuwait

The Iraqi invasion of Kuwait was a military campaign to occupy Kuwait in the Persian Gulf. Started by Saddam Hussein in 1990 who accused Kuwait of stealing Iraqi oil through slant drilling. In August 2, 1990 Iraq launched 88.000 troops backed up ...

Iran hostage crisis

The Iran hostage crisis was a diplomatic crisis between Iran and the United States. Fifty-two American diplomats and citizens were held hostage for 444 days. It happened after a group of Iranian students supporting the Iranian Revolution took ove ...

Iran–Contra affair

The Iran-Contra affair was a scandal that happened from August 1985 to March 1987. The scandal involved the United States Government selling weapons to Iran in exchange for hostages and to fund the Nicaraguan Contras. It happened under President ...

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