The Statue of Liberty (New York)

The statue was donated by the French to the USA for the centenary of gaining independence.

Cannon operation (18th century)

The cannon was an important type of firearms at the beginning of modern history,...

Guillotine

The device designed to carry out executions more humanely than before was named after a...

Aurora cruiser ship (1900)

The name of the Russian armoured cruiser became well known during the October Revolution...

Panthéon (Paris, 18th century)

The most important Neoclassicist building in France, completed in 1791, became the final...

Turkish bath (16th century)

One of the positive influences of the Ottoman invasion of Europe was the construction of...

Habsburg imperial couple (19th century)

Emperor Franz Joseph I and the beautiful Elisabeth got married in Vienna in 1854, but...

Ottoman soldiers (16th century)

The Ottoman army included janissaries (paid warriors) and sipahis (vassal knights).

Land reclamation in the Netherlands, 17th century

Inhabitants of the northern part of the Netherlands have successfully fought the sea...

Ragusa (Croatia, 16th century)

Today called Dubrovnik, this Croatian city is known for its spectacular architecture and...

Modern empires

Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.

Jamestown (17th century)

Jamestown, founded in 1607, was the first permanent English settlement on the east coast...

Teatro Olimpico (Vicenza, 16th century)

The first indoor theatre in modern history to be constructed according to the...

Conquistador (16th century)

Spanish conquerors owed their success to their armour and firearms.

English battleship (18th century)

English sailing ships were among the best ships in the 17th-19th centuries.

The Brandenburg Gate

This Neoclassical structure is one of the best-known landmarks of Berlin and Germany.

Sailing ships

Schooners, first built in the Netherlands in the 16th-17th century, were mainly used as...

North River Steamboat (Clermont) (1807)

Robert Fulton American engineer created the first operational steam-powered ship.

Great Mosque of Djenné (1907)

The mosque, built in a distinctive architectural style, is the largest adobe structure in...

Battle of Trafalgar (1805)

The British Royal Fleet led by Admiral Lord Nelson defeated the combined Franco-Spanish...

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