Alexander I Pavlovich (December 23, 1777 - December 1, 1825), was emperor of Russia from March 23, 1801, until his death. He also held the title of king of Poland from 1815 to 1825 and was the inaugural Grand Duke of Finland.
Alexander was born in Saint Petersburg to Grand Duke Paul Petrovich (later Emperor Paul I) and Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg. Shortly after his birth, his grandmother, Catherine the Great, took him away from his father due to her strong aversion to him
The Mayflower Compact is an agreement between the passengers aboard the Mayflower which established the governance structure of the Plymouth Colony. It influenced the development of governance in the American colonies and, ultimately, the shaping of the United States' political traditions.
The Mayflower Voyage
The idea for the Mayflower voyage originated from members of the separatist congregation, who had fled to Leiden, the Netherlands, as a result of the religious persecution under
Diocletian (242/245 – 311/312) was Roman emperor from 284 until his abdication in 305.
Diocles, later known as Diocletian, was born of humble origins in the Balkan province of Dalmatia. His official birthday was 22 December, and his year of birth has been estimated at between 242 and 245 based on a statement that he was aged 68 at death.
Following in the footsteps of his predecessors, Diocletian rapidly ascended the ranks of the Roman army and joined an elite unit in
On 11 November 1918, the armistice between the Entente and Germany was signed at Le Francport, near Compiègne, ending World War I.
The military situation of the Central Powers had declined significantly following the Battle of Amiens in early August, forcing the Germans to retreat to the Hindenburg Line and the loss of gains from the spring offensive. Moreover, the Allied advance, known as the Hundred Days Offensive, intensified further in September, when France and the US o
Henry VII ruled England from 1485 to 1509. Representing the Lancaster cause during the Wars of the Roses (1455-1487), he defeated his predecessor King Richard III of England at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. Henry VII was also the first Tudor king.
Rise to Power
Henry was born on 28 January 1457 in Pembroke Castle, the son of Edmund Tudor, Earl of Richmond and Margaret Beaufort, the great-granddaughter of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster and son of Edward III of England. It was not mu