Théophraste Renaudot

Théophraste Renaudot (1586 – 25 October 1653) was a French physician, philanthropist, and journalist. Mark Tungate has termed him the "first French journalist" and the "inventor of the personal ad". Continue reading

La Gazette: Official Government Newspaper

Theophraste Renaudot, physician started to print La Gazette (later La Gazette de France), which was France's first Official government newspaper. Continue reading

Socialist Theorists Active in 18th Century France

Socialist theorists were active in 18th and 19th century France and England as industrialized state run scientific principles by experts, Continue reading

Russian Famine Caused by Communist Government

The disastrous Soviet famine of 1932-34 was a result of Josef Stalin's policy of forced farm collectivization and crop export, Continue reading

Sweden Passes Freedom of Speech Law

Sweden passed the first Freedom of Speech law in 1766 Continue reading

Theodor Herzl

Theodor Herzl (/ˈhɜːrtsəl, ˈhɛərtsəl/; German: [ˈhɛɐtsl̩]; Hebrew: תֵּאוֹדוֹר הֶרְצְל Te'odor Hertsel; Hungarian: Herzl Tivadar; Hebrew name given at his brit milah Binyamin Ze'ev (Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין זְאֵב),[2] also known in Hebrew as חוֹזֵה הַמְדִינָה, Chozeh HaMedinah, lit. Continue reading

First World Zionist Congress Held in Switzerland

World Zionist Congress was held in August 1897 in Basel, Switzerland. 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

Australian Senator, Neville Bonner

Neville Bonner was the first aboriginal from the Jagera clan, Continue reading

Iranian Metal Flag

An early metal flag extant affixed to a metal pole capped by an eagle-shaped finial was discovered in Iran dating back to 3000 BCE. Continue reading