History

  • Nobel Prize: institution, award procedure and laureates
    Scientific works

    Nobel Prize: institution, award procedure and laureates

    Nobel Prizes owe their appearance to Alfred Bernharder Nobel (1833 – 1896), who distinguished himself as an inventor and industrialist. In 1895, Nobel made a will. It states, it says, that annually the income from his capital, divided into five equal parts, should be distributed in the form of bonuses.

  • Holocaust – black page of world history
    Culture

    Holocaust – black page of world history

    The Holocaust is perhaps one of the most tragic events in the long-suffering twentieth century. The event is so tragic that it will be quite difficult to determine how many people died as a result of the racial policy of the Third Reich.

  • North Korea: history, people and nuclear weapons
    Culture

    North Korea: history, people and nuclear weapons

    For more than 50 years, North Korea has been an authoritarian country. It is still one of the few countries in the world ruled by a communist dictator.

  • History of the Great Silk Road
    Culture

    History of the Great Silk Road

    Silk Road - this was the route by which silk, paper and other achievements of the Middle Eastern civilization came to Europe.

  • War is a terrible creation of mankind
    Culture

    War is a terrible creation of mankind

    War - an organized armed conflict between two or more states, blocks of states, nations or social groups, the purpose of which is to force the enemy to accept the demands or ideology of one of the parties.

  • Islam is the youngest religion
    Culture

    Islam is the youngest religion

    Muhammad wanted Islam to be different from Judaism, he wanted to emphasize its distinctiveness. That is why he introduced not three, but five prayers and turning during prayer not towards Jerusalem, but towards Mecca.

  • Napoleon Bonaparte – the great French emperor and commander
    Personality

    Napoleon Bonaparte – the great French emperor and commander

    Napoleon Bonaparte is a unique personality. This talented commander, dreamer and favorite of women, embodied all the best and worst features of an entire era, which simply cannot but attract the attention of the widest public to him.

  • Route 66 – a mysterious road in the USA
    Culture

    Route 66 – a mysterious road in the USA

    Route 66 - it has become a symbol of an entire era, a haven for bandits and a witness to a turning point in the history of the most powerful country in the world. Films, novels and cult songs were dedicated to her. You must have heard of her.

  • Bonnie and Clyde: A Gangster Love and Crime Story
    Personality

    Bonnie and Clyde: A Gangster Love and Crime Story

    Love stories are very different, and therefore you should not consider the pair of Romeo and Juliet sung by Shakespeare as a “reference” option. Cinema made Bonnie and Clyde, the famous couple of gangsters from the USA, world-famous.

  • DAF: from a small workshop to cool trucks
    Success stories

    DAF: from a small workshop to cool trucks

    DAF Trucks started out as a small workshop in Eindhoven, The Netherlands in 1928. "Hub Van Doorne, Machinefabriek en Reparatie-inrichting" (Hub Van Doorne Workshop) - named after its founder, 28-year-old Hub Van Doorne - primarily focused on welding and forging.

  • The Mariana Trench is the deepest place on Earth
    Culture

    The Mariana Trench is the deepest place on Earth

    The deepest place on Earth is located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean - Marian Trench. It is located near the Mariana Archipelago, west of the Philippines.

  • Fidel Castro – Immortal Comandante
    Personality

    Fidel Castro – Immortal Comandante

    Fidel Castro Ruz was born on August 13, 1926 in the Cuban city of Biran. His father was Galicia Angel Castro, who had deep Spanish roots.

  • Conspiracy theories: why do people believe in them?
    Culture

    Conspiracy theories: why do people believe in them?

    A Conspiracy Theory is an unconventional explanation for something in a world that involves secret, powerful, and often sinister groups. This is speculative, that is, not based on verified facts.

  • Utopia is the perfect place that doesn’t exist
    Culture

    Utopia is the perfect place that doesn’t exist

    Utopia is an ideal place, a paradise where people live in harmony with nature. This place is an exemplary society with an abundance of everything that people need to survive and live a long happy life.

  • Margaret Thatcher is an iron lady for the ages!
    Personality

    Margaret Thatcher is an iron lady for the ages!

    Margaret Thatcher - the most famous Prime Minister of Great Britain was born under the sign of Libra in 1925 in the south-eastern part of the country, in the Midlands. The share of Margaret Thatcher turned out to be one of the crisis periods in the history of England.