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

King Afonso I of Portugal

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

Prophet Muhammad

Muhammad (Arabic: مُحمّد‎, pronounced [muħammad]; c. 570 CE – 8 June 632 CE) was the founder of Islam. According to Islamic doctrine, he was a prophet, sent to present and confirm the monotheistic teachings preached previously by Adam, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and other prophets. Continue reading

Chandragupta Maurya

Chandragupta Maurya (reign: c.321–c. 297 BCE) was the founder of the Maurya Empire in ancient India. 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

King Chandragupta Maurya Converts to Jainism

The first emperor of India, King Chandragupta Maurya converted to Jainism following his Indian conquest and reigned from 321 to 297 BCE. Continue reading