The efforts of previous Bourbon kings to strengthen the French monarchy paved the way for the most powerful ruler in French history – Louis XIV.
John Harrison dedicated his entire life to perfect his chronometer.
The Széchényi Chain Bridge, named after István Széchenyi, was the first permanent bridge...
The Ottoman fleet suffered a catastrophic defeat by the fleet of the Holy League.
Threshing machines are used for separating grains from straw.
The leader of the Ottoman Empire was the Sultan, the lord of life and death.
Prior to the 17th century astronomers were unable to account for the phenomenon of shooting stars.
In the 19th century the fragmented German states united under the leadership of Prussia.
Legendary geographical discoveries at the beginning of the Modern Age had not only...