Offa – King of Mercia

Offa was King of Mercia, a kingdom of Anglo-Saxon England, from 757 until his death in July 796. Continue reading

King Offa of Mercia

King Offa of Mercia called himself the Rex Anglorum (“King of the English”) during his reign of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom Continue reading

The Pharaoh Menes

Menes (/ˈmiːniːz/; Ancient Egyptian: mnj, probably pronounced */maˈnij/; Ancient Greek: Μήνης) was a pharaoh of the Early Dynastic Period of ancient Egypt credited by classical tradition with having united Upper and Lower Egypt and as the founder of the First Dynasty. Continue reading

Pharaoh Menes

Pharaoh Menes, the first king of the first Egyptian dynasty ruled between 3100 to 2925 BCE Continue reading

Founder of the Inca Dynasty

Peruvian legend notes that Manco Capac led his followers from the caves near Pakaritampu, south of Cusco, Peru and founded the Inca dynasty in 1200. Continue reading

King Louis of Bavaria

King Louis II of Bavaria, Germany was crowned in 825. Continue reading

King Afonso I of Portugal

King Afonso 1 (Afonso Henriques) of Portugal first used the title in 1139, Continue reading

Countess Ermesinde Rules Luxembourg

Countess Ermesinde was the first female ruler of Luxembourg from 1226 to 1237. Continue reading

Caliph Abu Bakr Succeeded Muhammad

Caliph Abu Bakr was named khalifat rasul Allah ("successor of the prophet of God") following the death of Muhammad on June 8, 632 by Medina Muslims. Continue reading

German Chieftain, Odoacer Declared King of Italy

German Chieftain, Odoacer declared King of Italy by his troops following the overthrow of the last Roman ruler, General Orestes on August 23, 476. Continue reading