3 days ago · The reigning duke, Charles the Bold, was the chief political opponent of Maximilian's father Frederick III. Frederick was concerned about Burgundy's expansive tendencies on the western border of his Holy Roman Empire , and, to forestall military conflict, he attempted to secure the marriage of Charles's only daughter, Mary of Burgundy, to his ...
Sep 22, 2020 · Cymburgis of Masovia (German: Cimburgis von Masowien), also Zimburgis or Cimburga (Polish: Cymbarka mazowiecka; 1394 or 1397 – 28 September 1429), a member of the Polish Piast dynasty, was Duchess of Austria from 1412 until 1424, by her marriage with the Habsburg duke Ernest the Iron.
Charles V (24 February 1500 – 21 September 1558) was Holy Roman Emperor and Archduke of Austria from 1519, King of Spain (Castile and Aragon) from 1516, and Lord of the Netherlands as titular Duke of Burgundy from 1506.
5 days ago · Happy birthday to Arnold Schwarzenegger! Today the star turns 73. Image: Arnold Schwarzenegger / Library of Congress Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger was born in Thal, Austria to Gustave Schwarzenegger, a local police chief, and Aurelia Jadrny. His father was once a member of the Nazi party and favored his eldest son over Arnold.
1 day ago · The Tulalip Reservation is located in the State of Washington, 30 miles north of Seattle, and is the name of a place; not the name of a people. Their current exhibit, The Power of Words: A History of Tulalip Literacy, explores literacy from the time of the signing of the 1855 Point Elliot Treaty to today.
6 days ago · November 2015: Panorama of the funeral procession of the Duke of Wellington, 1852 October 2015: Portrait of Hannah Rothschild, 1823 September 2015: New Court and the London Blitz, 1941
Music for Graboids, a new featurette on the film’s music with composers Ernest Troost and Robert Folk Pardon My French!, a newly assembled compilation of overdubs from the edited-for television version The Making of Tremors, an archive documentary from 1995 by Laurent Bouzereau, interviewing the filmmakers and special effects teams