The earliest known ancestor of House Habsburg is a figure known as Guntram the Rich, who lived in 10th century Germany. Guntram's grandson, Radbot, built Habsburg Castle in what is.
Circa 1377, the twenty year old man who would become King John I of Portugal begat a son with a woman who was either the daughter of a Jewish cobbler.
Maung Aung Zeya was born in the village of Moksobo around 1714. His family enjoyed considerable local stature, and Maung Aung Zeya rose to the position of headman at a.
Niklot, born sometime in the late 11th century, was a chieftain of the Obotrites, a confederacy of Slavic pagan tribes living along the southern coast of the Baltic Sea. The.
The Kingdom of Rwanda emerged in the 14th and 15th centuries in the great lakes region of Africa. The territory that would become the modern state of Rwanda included both.
In 1184, the Lord High Steward of Georgia was given, for his troubles and services, a small duchy on the Black Sea. Duke Vardan II Dadiani ruled Mingrelia, an area.
The Senussi religious order was founded in 1837 as an antidote to what amounted to the perceived liberalization of Islam. It's founder, Sayyid Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi, was born in.
In the second half of the 14th the rulership of northeast Asia was in a state of flux. The Mongols ruled China as the Yuan Dynasty until 1371, when they.