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

Heraldic Symbol Worn by an English King

King Richard I, known as Coeur-de-Lion, or Lion-Hearted, came to the throne in 1189 wore a Heraldic symbol. This was his shield displaying three golden lions. Continue reading

A Uniform National Law Code

In 1800 by Napoleon Bonaparte, the First Consul of France, commissioned Code Napoleon (the Napoleonic Code), it was drafted by a council under Jean-Jacques Regis de Cambaceres. Continue reading

The first European legislator of African descent

Louisy Mathieu, who was a European of African descent, was elected on August 22nd 1848, representing Guadeloupe in the French National Assembly, serving only one term. Continue reading

The Nisga’a have a Tribal State with in Canada

Picture this, the date is July 16th, 1998, on one side is the federal government of Canada, the other side is the Nisga'a Native Americans. Continue reading

King George VI – King of England

George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death. Continue reading

Country of Malta receives the George Cross Medal

The country of Malta received the British Civilian Medal: George Cross, on April 15th 1942, by King George VI. Continue reading

Cryogenics Outlawed in British Columbia, Canada

We have all seen it in movies, freeze the dead and hope in the future they can thaw and cure what ails them. Continue reading