James I – King of England

James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625. Continue reading

President Tomas Estrada Palma of Cuba

Tomas Estrada Palma was elected President of Cuba in 1902 between the two American occupations in 1899-1901 and 1906-09. Continue reading

Panama’s First Constitutional President

Manuel Amador Guerrero became the first Constitutional President of Panama following their Panamanian independence from Colombia in 1903. Continue reading

King James VI Reigned both Scotland and England

King James VI of Scotland became King James I of England following Queen Elizabeth I death and succeeding her throne. Continue reading

English Coronation Ceremony for King James I

The first coronation conducted in English was for King James I of England held in Westminster Abbey, London, England in 1603. Continue reading

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