Muhammad Incorporates Arab Tribes into Islamic Federation

Muhammad led his followers on raids against neighboring Arab tribes and incorporating them into the Islamic federation following his flee from Continue reading

Kwame Nkrumah

Kwame Nkrumah PC (21 September 1909 – 27 April 1972) was a Ghanaian politician and revolutionary. Continue reading

Caliph Muawiyah I Founded the Umayyad dynasty

Caliph Muawiyah I founded the Muslim Umayyad Dynasty in 661 in Damascus, Syria. Continue reading

Ghana Became an Independent Nation

The sub-Saharan African colony Ghana became an independent nation on March 6, 1957 under Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah. Continue reading

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by the alias Lenin (22 April 1870 – 21 January 1924), was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He served as head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. Continue reading

Bolshevik Revolution of 1917

The first successful Russian Communist Revolution was the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. Continue reading

Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoléon Bonaparte (French: [napoleɔ̃ bɔnɑpaʁt]; 15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. Continue reading

Prime Minister of Sardinia-Piedmont

Under the constitution of March 5, 1848, Count Cesare Balbo, a notable figure in the Italian Risorgimento and liberal Piedmontese writer, became the first Prime Minister of Sardinia-Piedmont. Continue reading

Prime Minister of Northern Ireland

On June 22, 1921, James Craig, the first Viscount Craigavon, a leader of the Unionist Party, became the first Prime Minister of Northern Ireland Continue reading

King Richard I of England

Richard I (8 September 1157 – 6 April 1199) was King of England from 6 July 1189 until his death. Continue reading