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Frederick William I of Prussia

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Frederick the Great Frederick the Great, This is what happens when you let an AI artist create the image for this article. Early Life Friedrich Wilhelm was born on 14 August 1688 as the only son of Frederick the First and the witty, philosophically gifted Charlotte of Hanover, only a few months after the death of his grandfather, the Great Elector. Even as a child he had a robust physique, an...

Albrecht von Wallenstein

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Wallenstein Wallensteinafter an engraving by Peter de Jode. Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius Baron von Waldstein or Wallenstein (24 September 1583 – 25 February 1634) came from an old Bohemian family, whose name can already be found in the twelfth century. He was born on September 15, 1583 and was born two months prematurely. His parents were Protestants, and he soon lost both of them, his father when he...

Last Stand AT Saragarhi – September 12, 1897

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Last Stand at the Battle of Saragarhi 21 Sikh Soldiers of the British Colonial Army Take on 10,000 Attacking Pashtun Rebels The Battle of Saragarhi was fought on 12 September 1897 between Pashtuns of the Afridi and Orakzai and the British Indian Army.  Saragarhi was a communications post in the Samana Mountain Range in British India, now Pakistan.  It was built between the two forts Lockhart (old...

Andrew Rock

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Andrew Rock (born January 23, 1982 in Marshfield, Wisconsin) is an American athlete. The 400-meter runner for the first time Rock took the limelight as he at the U.S. Trials in Sacramento, California was at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, finished sixth and was invited to the relay competitions of the Games. In Athens, he was then nominated for the first qualifying event of the 4 x 400-meter relay...

HAVE COMETS HIT THE EARTH?

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Medieval Conception of Planets and Stars Colliding What role do impacts and collisions with other planets and comets play in the formation of the earth? Even before Velikovsky developed the idea that the Earth had been knocked off its orbit by a collision with Venus during historical times. ancient astronomers had speculated that comets and other planetary bodies may have hit the earth. How Our...

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