1540 – On his father’s death, as an infant he was crowned as the new King of Hungary. 1541 – Sultan Sulayman I invaded Hungary on the excuse of protecting John’s interest. John and her mother Isabel received the principality of Transylvania with a monk named George Martinuzzi as his guardian. 1551 – ..
1487 – He was born at the castle of Szepesvar 1505 – At the famous Rakos diet, he began his public career 1522 – Zapolya placed himself at the head of a confederation to depose the palatine and the other great officers of state, but the attempt failed. 1521 – The Fortress ..
1876- Kaiserin Zauditu born on April 29 and baptized as Askala Maryam and she was raised as a princess. 1882 – Married to Ras Araya Selassie Yohannes, son and heir of Emperor Yohannis IV at the age of six. 1909 – Expatriated from her country by Lij Iyasu who considered her as a ..
240 – Julia Aurelia Zenobia, born there probably of Arab descent. She became the wife of the Bedouin Odenathus, lord of the city, who was recognized by Gallienus as Governor of the East. 267 – 271 – Reigned as Queen of Palmyra. 269 – On her husband’s murder, she embarked on a war ..
1878- Born on September 22 -Japan’s most important prime minister immediately following World War II. 1906-He received a law degree from Tokyo Imperial University and later served as ambassador to Italy (1930-32) and to Britain (1936-39). 1945-Yoshida tried to negotiate a surrender with the allies but was imprisoned for two months. 1946-He served as foreign ..
Persian conqueror and ruler. Emperor of Persia 486b-465b. Won battle of Thermopylae 480b. Lost battle of Salamis 480b. Ass..
British politician president of Board of Trade 1947-1951 (youngest British Cabinet member since 1782) leader of Labor Party 1963-1976 British prime minister 1964-1970,..
1880 – Wilhelmina or Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria born on the 31st of August in The Hague, Netherlands. The daughter of King William III and his second wife, Emma of Waldeck-Pyrmont, Wilhelmina became queen on her father’s death under her mother’s regency. 1890 – 1948 – Queen of The Netherlands, who, through her radio broadcasts ..
1782 – Thomas Wilde, 1st Baron Truro, born on the 7th of July in London. He was Lord Chancellor of Great Britain, was the second son of Thomas Wilde, an attorney. 1805 – Educated at St Paul’s School and was admitted an attorney. 1817 – He subsequently entered the Inner Temple and was called to ..
1027 – Born in Falaise, France. William I, King of England, commonly called William the Conqueror, was the illegitimate son of Robert, surnamed Le Diable, Duke of Normandy. He introduced the jury system. 1035 – Succeeded to the Dukedom on the death of his father. He became the Duke of Normandy. – He ..