History

Hajjaj Bin Yusuf reality and Myth

Hajjaj bin Yusuf who is one of the filthiest character and not less than a bloody scar in Islamic history is often presented as a heroic figure by some academic historians, especially in the subcontinent. The primary reasons behind promoting him in the positive sense are (1) he introduced vowel diacritics (??\?\) in Quran (2) he was the uncle...

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James Monroe Facts | Fifth President of USA

James Munroe was the Fifth US president.  He was born on April 28th, 1758 in Virginia. Virginian president He was the Virginian president and son of a landowner like other Virginian Presidents Washington, Jefferson and Madison. He was quite close with both Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. Like Jefferson, he was also in love wi...

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Florida History Facts

Florida History Facts This article 'Florida History Facts' is about the history of US second southernmost sunny state Florida.   Florida Formation In the past millions of years ago, almost all part of Florida was under water. Florida came into existence by the Collison of African plate and North America...

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US President Andrew Jackson Facts | Democratic Party Founder

Andrew Jackson was seventh US president. He was born on March 15, 1767, South Carolina. Both of Jackson parents were Irish immigrants. He had a tough childhood. Early Life He had not got formal education and possessed a short temperament. He was a notorious gambler. He fought more than a dozen duel. Even He killed a man (Charles Dicki...

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Gambia History

This “Gambia History” article will provide you a short but comprehensive overview of the history of smallest continental African country Gambia. In history, the first reference of Gambia is found in Carthaginian traveler’s writings in 470 BC. References of earlier civilization dated back to 500 AD. Arab traders visited ...

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New Zealand History Facts

  New Zealand, the land of Kiwis is a remote country in the Southern hemisphere. In this “New Zealand History Facts” article, I‘ll try to impart comprehensive overview of the discovery and history of New Zealand.    Gondwana and Zealandia As we know, hundreds of millions of years ago all continents...

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US President Millard Fillmore | Last of the Whigs

This history series article 'Last of the Whigs' is about a less known pre-civil war era US President Millard Fillmore whose policies proved the elephant of Porus for Whig party. He was the 13th president of USA. Personal Life He was born on January 7, 1800, in New York. He had a very poor background. His father was a farm...

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Brief History of Kazakhstan

In this “Brief History of Kazakhstan” article, I try to cover all significant periods in Kazakhstan history precisely.   Ancient History The area that is known Kazakhstan today, has been inhabited for thousands of years, dated back to Stone Age, as per archeological evidences. Ancient inhabitants were Saka (Iranian or...

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John Quinsy Adams - 6th US President | Facts & Biographical Info

John Quinsy Adams was the "sixth US president". He was born on July 11, 1767, in Massachusetts. Son of 2nd President He was the son of second US president John Adams. This was the first instance of Father-Son became US president. The only other precedent was later set by Bush family. He was well educated and like his father ...

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President of the United States in Chronological Order

This article will provide you some interesting information about US president along with President of the United States in Chronological Order.  Continental Congress Presidents In the early years of US independence from 1776 to 1789, there was no president, continental congress ruled the country during this period. In fact, conti...

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