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World History

Events that have shaped our world.
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Scotland

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Regency Era

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When France joined forces with the American revolutionaries, Marie Antoinette showed her support by wearing a pouf a la Belle Poule: an intricate hairdo displaying a French frigate that won a key victory against the British in June 1778.
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The French Revolution for Dummies: World History Review - YouTube

French Revolution

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The Romanovs

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Shah of Iran, 1941
Queen Fawzia of Iran, daughter of the Egyptian king Fuad I, wife to the Iranian shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. during her marriage to the Shah of Iran (from 1939 to 1948)
Iranian Crown Jewels, Soraya Esfandyari was Queen of Iran as the second wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran.

The Shah of Iran

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Amazing beauty

Natural History

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Middle East

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Alexander The Great: Selected Texts from Arrian, Curtius and Plutarch
I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
Funeral Games (Alexander the Great, #3)

Alexander the Great

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India

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14 April 1859 Beatrice - Princess of England by her mother Queen Victoria.
January 1959 Princess "Beatrice" A lovely water colour study by her mother Queen Victoria.
The Queen and Princess Beatrice, May 1860 [in Portraits of Royal Children Vol.5 1860-1861] | Royal Collection Trust

Victoria and Albert’s Children

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Evening dress ca. 1840 via The Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Winsome late 1840s-early 1850s dress with fitted sleeves, dropped, pointed waist, and full, tiered bell skirt.
By 1842, Victoria would have been, 23, and trying to appear very grown up. The skirts are widening (as are the hips and bust line after bearing two children), and do so even more in 1847 when she would have already had five children.

Victorian Era, 1837-1890

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Edwardian antique dress 1910 Antique Clothes, shoes, Hats and accessories for Collectors is our Passion for over 10 years now. We enjoy searching, finding, arranging, draping, purchasing and selling. We would love to share our passion with you. www.antique-gown.com
Edward VII in his coronation robes. He became king following the death of his mother, Victoria, in 1901. His Queen consort was Alexandra, and he was succeeded by his son, George V after his eldest son - Albert - died young.

Edwardian Era, 1901-1920

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United Kingdom

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Irish text
Lovely solo dress. I Love the tartan & knot work (Kirations)
Take a look at this Irish Musical Dancer Figurine by Roman, Inc. on #zulily today!

Ireland

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japan dragon ink illustration

Japan

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Indian dagger, Mughal empire, circa 1675-1700 (sheath fittings, circa 1800), white nephrite jade hilt and sheath fittings inlaid with foiled rubies, emeralds, and diamonds set in gold; steel blade; velvet covered wooden sheath overall: 16 7/8 x 3 x 1 in. (42.8625 x 7.62 x 2.54 cm) Sheath: 11 1/4 in. Dagger: 14 5/8 x 3 x 1 in. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).
Three Muslim empires were kmown as the "gunpowder empires." One, the Mughal Empire expanded out of the more traditionally Islamic areas as far as southern India, leaving behind Muslim cultures when it eventually receded.

Mughal Empire

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George III as a young man. He is the 3rd longest reigning British monarch (59…
Painted by Godfrey Kneller 1714. George I reigned from 1714-1727. He married his cousin, Sophia Dorothea. Their marriage was later dissolved.
House of Hanover Family Tree Royal Descendants | Alfred to Elizabeth II | Wessex | Normans | Plantagenet | Tudor | Scottish | Stuart | Hanover | Windsor << Previous TreeMouse over images and click for informationNextTree >>

Georgian Era, 1714-1837

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A portrait of Henry VII., first of the Tudor Monarchs. At the beginning of his reign in 1485, fashion was still in the style of the Medieval.
Elizabeth of York wife of King Henry the seventh, mother to King Henry VIII
House of Tudor 1485 - 1603 family tree

The Tudors, 1485-1603

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Glasgow Scotland
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