With millions of pictures taken every day we can easily get lost in the vast world of images. That's why TIME magazine decided to create a list of 100 most influential pictures ever taken. They teamed up with curators, historians, and photo editors around the world for this task.
Featured are pictures of Presidents of the United States and other persons, Civil War views, public buildings, and historical events, ca. 1860-1960 (M). Photographs of buildings and monuments in Washington, DC reproduced by the National Archives from images held by the Architect of the Capitol.
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And he actually died in Babylon and - just shy of 33 years of age. Matter of fact, when he was on his death bed - they're not sure - he died of a fever lasting several days. They don't know if someone poisoned him. Others have wondered if it was malaria or it may have been a cause he had before the fever came on. He had had a lot of drinking ...
A British East India Company colonizing expedition from Bombay enters the lagoon with the ships ADMIRAL HUGHES, DRAKE (again), VIPER, and EXPERIMENT, and claim the island for King George III and the East India Company. The purpose of the colony is to establish a 'victualing station' and six shiploads of topsoil are imported from India in which ...
(source: Ancient and Medieval India - By Mrs. Manning Volume II p. 353). Sudas is stated in the Aitteriya Brahmana to have completely conquered the whole world. This conquest was not political; it means exploration of the whole earth. Puruvara navigated the ocean and explored 13 islands. (source: Historical Researches - Heeran Volume II p. 266.
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The history of Africa begins with the emergence of hominids, archaic humans and—at least 200,000 years ago—anatomically modern humans (Homo sapiens), in East Africa, and continues unbroken into the present as a patchwork of diverse and politically developing nation states.
There's few historical characters more influential on European history than Alexander of Macedon, and there's been a lot written on that extraordinary character. But this historical account, written by a classical roman historian rather than a modern scholar with computers, archeology and 20+ centuries of accumulated debate makes the history ...
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