Napoleon

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His charmed life and his ignominious ending. Napoleon Bonaparte came from beginnings that didn’t offer much promise. His one chance of success and fame was to be the opportunity to join the French military. His unexpected success on the battlefield … Continued

Michelangelo

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The man and his art. His very name inspires awe and almost reverence in seeing what he did. His art transcends time and culture and perception. His greatest masterpiece (arguably) was the Sistine Chapel. The Sistine Chapel ceiling was done … Continued

Hitler & Stalin

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Their very names invoke hatred, fear and loathing. They ruled their respective countries with an iron fist. Millions of their countrymen were killed at their orders. Their backgrounds were remarkably similar. They both grew up in abusive situations. Both had … Continued