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  2. Frederick Barbarossa - Wikipedia

    Due to his popularity and notoriety, in the 19th and early 20th centuries, he was used as a political symbol by many movements and regimes: the Risorgimento, the Wilhelmine government in Germany (especially under Emperor Wilhelm I) and the Nazi movement, resulting in both golden and dark legends.

  3. Erasmus - Wikipedia

    He spoke more freely about this matter in letters sent to his friends like Thomas More, Beatus Rhenanus and Adrianus Barlandus: a particular target of his criticisms was the Emperor Maximilian I, whom Erasmus blamed for allegedly preventing the Netherlands from signing a peace treaty with Guelders and other schemes to cause wars in order to ...

  4. Austria - Wikipedia

    History Venus of Willendorf, 28,000 to 25,000 BC, at the Museum of Natural History Vienna The Central European land that is now Austria was settled in pre-Roman times by various Celtic tribes. The Celtic kingdom of Noricum was later claimed by the Roman Empire and made a province.

  5. Weimar Republic - Wikipedia

    Name and symbols The Weimar Republic is so called because the Weimar National Assembly that adopted its constitution met in Weimar from 6 February to 11 August 1919, [10] but the name only became mainstream after 1933. Terminology

  6. This Day, November 28, In Jewish History by Mitchell A and ...

    Home; #ourCOG; GA22; International Updates; State News; World Missions; Video; Publications; Archive; Home; #ourCOG; GA22; International Updates; State News; World ...

  7. PORTRAIT: Princess Martha Bibescu – one of the most ...

    by Răzvan Moceanu Motto: “The arts are, from this point of view, a blessing: they imitate love and allow the heart to believe it loves without asking anything in return, which is the only way to love forever.” – Martha Bibescu in “Catherine-Paris”, The Seamstresses’ Echo Tuesday, November 28, marks the 50th anniversary of the… Continue reading PORTRAIT: Princess Martha...

  8. Napoleon III - Wikipedia

    [1] As empress, Joséphine had proposed the marriage of Louis and Hortense as a way to produce an heir for the Emperor, who agreed, as Joséphine was by then infertile. [2] Louis and Hortense had a difficult relationship and only lived together for brief periods.

  9. Herod the Great - Wikipedia

    Herod went back to Judea to win his kingdom from Antigonus. Toward the end of the campaign against Antigonus, Herod married the granddaughter of Hyrcanus II, Mariamne (known as Mariamne I), who was also a niece of Antigonus. Herod did this in an attempt to secure his claim to the throne and gain some Jewish favor.

  10. George III - Wikipedia

    George III. George III (George William Frederick; 4 June 1738 – 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 25 October 1760 until his death in 1820. The Acts of Union 1800 unified Great Britain and Ireland into the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, with George as its king. He was concurrently Duke and Prince-elector ...

  11. Hadrian - Wikipedia

    Hadrian Hadrian ( / ˈheɪdriən /, HAY-dree-ən; Latin: Hadrianus [ (h)adriˈjaːnus]; 24 January 76 – 10 July 138) was Roman emperor from 117 to 138. A member of the Nerva-Antonine dynasty and one of the so-called "Five Good Emperors", known for his travels throughout the empire and the civil and military constructions of his reign.