Geographical discoveries (15th-17th century)

Legendary geographical discoveries at the beginning of the Modern Age had not only...

Napoleonic Wars

Napoleon I, who crowned himself emperor, was one of the most outstanding military...

Bedouin camp

The seminomadic lifestyle of the Bedouin adapted to the climatic and environmental...

Santa Maria (15th century)

Christopher Columbus' three-masted carrack, the Santa Maria was the flagship of his...

Darwin's legendary voyage

Darwin's legendary voyage aboard HMS Beagle played a crucial role in the development of...

Mail coach service (Great Britain, 18th century)

Before the emergence of motorised vehicles, letters and parcels were delivered by...

Globe Theatre (London, 17th century)

One of the directors of the circular, open-air Renaissance theatre in London was William...

Titanic (1912)

RMS Titanic was the largest passenger ship at the beginning of the 20th century

Naval cannon (17th century)

Cannons also appeared in naval warfare.

Telegraph (Samuel F. B. Morse)

The American inventor presented his invention revolutionising telecommunication at New...

Telephone (Alexander Graham Bell)

The device that transmits human voice as electrical signals was invented by Bell in 1876.

Jamestown (17th century)

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

Otto Lilienthal’s glider

The German engineer Otto Lilienthal was the first person to make successful flights with...

Louis XIV (the Sun King)

The French monarch got his epithet because of his opulent and extravagant lifestyle.

Soldiers of the American Civil War

The American Civil War was fought between the Confederacy and the Union.

Saint Basil's Cathedral (Moscow, 16th century)

The church consecrated to Saint Basil was commissioned by Ivan the Terrible.

Southern plantation with slaves (USA, 19th century)

Before the American Civil war the use of slaves on plantations was typical in the...

Ukrainian Cossack (17th century)

Cossacks, members of independent semi-military communities, played an important role in...

Cannon operation (18th century)

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

Inventions in the textile industry, 18th century

Inventions in the 18th century resulted in huge advances in the development of the...

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