Jean-Joseph-Etienne Lenoir

Jean Joseph Étienne Lenoir also known as Jean J. Lenoir (12 January 1822 – 4 August 1900) was a Belgian engineer who developed the internal combustion engine in 1858. Continue reading

First automobile Ordered by a Head of State

Nobody knows for sure whether Alexander ever drove or rode in his purchased car. Continue reading

President of European Parliament, Simone Veil

Simone Veil of was elected President of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France and served her Presidential term from July 1979 to 1982. 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

Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor of France

Napoleon Bonaparte was proclaimed Emperor of France, on May 28, 1804. When on December 2, 1804, at the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, received the crown from Pope Pius VII during a lavish ceremony. 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

Constitutional president of Honduras

Honduras declared its sovereignty and independence on November 5, 1838, then January 1, 1841, Francisco Ferrera, a proclergy conservative, assumed the position of Constitutional president of Honduras. Continue reading

First President of Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan (formerly the Kirgiz Soviet Socialist Republic, or Kirgiziya) proclaimed its independence from the Soviet Union on August 31, 1991, and Askar Akayev, democratic reformer became the President of Kyrgyzstan. Continue reading