The Ghosts of Versailles story was told by two English school teachers, Charlotte Anne Moberly, and Eleanor Jourdain. Both women came from respectable families and held important positions at respectable English schools. The two ladies were in Paris in August of 1901 […]
For every royal person who has disappeared, presumed murdered, in mysterious circumstances, there has been someone, often more than one person, who has claimed his or her identity. Yet never have so many claimants come forward as those who have asserted themselves […]
He was born in 1900, the son of a minor post-office official. In the First World War he served in the artillery – though he never heard any shots fired in anger. Afterwards he was employed in estate management. He also joined […]
The history of the twentieth century was full of events that changed the world. The humanity was devastated by events such as the Pearl Harbor attack, the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy or that of the black leader, Martin Luther […]
In the last decades, many brand personalities have suddenly and inexplicably disappeared in plane crashes. Their common denominator is that the reasons for these catastrophes could not be elucidated beyond a reason of doubt, but instead blamed on time issues, technical failures, […]
On August 24, 79 AD, almost two millennia ago, the largest natural disaster known in the history of Europe took place: the eruption of Vesuvius volcano, which would cover with ash and molten lava three Roman cities: Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae.
Antony and Cleopatra are arguably the most famous lovers in history. Their love affair, their war together, their defeat and, finally, their suicides have been told and retold for centuries, but are still holding the same fascination over millions of people.
Over 55,000 guards served in Nazi concentration camps from 1933 to 1945. About 3,700 were women. Of them all, three of them stood out as the most brutal, heinous, evil female guards to serve in the extermination camps. Watch the stories of […]
Harassed by the Nazis after a love affair with Joseph Goebbels, Lida Baarova, one of the most celebrated actresses of Czechoslovakia and Germany was left to contemplate the tragically missed opportunities for the rest of her life.