History

James Monroe - Fifth President of The United States of America - 1817 CE - 1825 CE

James Monroe – Fifth President of The United States – A Democratic Republican – Succeeded by John Quincy Adams – 1817 – 1825

James Monroe – Early Life James Monroe is the fifth president of the US. He was born on 28 April, 1758 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. He studied law with Thomas Jefferson. James Monroe is the last president of the “Virginia Dynasty” and the revolutionaries / Architects of the American Republic. […]

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Queen Elizabeth II during World War II

Queen Elizabeth II – Elizabeth Alexandra Mary – Queen of Great Britain – Wife of Prince Philip – Elder Sister of Princess Margaret – Daughter of King George VI – 21st April, 1926

Queen Elizabeth II – Introduction Elizabeth Alexandra Mary or Queen Elizabeth II was born in London England on April 21st, 1926, from father Prince Albert and within bloodline of King George V and Queen Mary. She spent her early childhood at the Royal family house found at Windsor Great Park. […]

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Princess Margaret Rose - A Charming Beautiful Lady

Princess Margaret Rose – The Second Daughter of the Queen Elizabeth I – Younger Sister of Queen Elizabeth II – The Countess of Snowdown – Played by Vanessa Kirby – August 21, 1930 CE – February 9, 2002 CE

Princess Margaret Rose – Childhood and Early Life Princess Margaret Rose was born in the Royal house of Prince Albert (King George VI) and Queen Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon on August 21, 1930. She was named Princess Margaret Rose but everyone knew her as Margaret. The early life she spent in the […]

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Matt Smith potraying Prince Philip in TV Series The Crown

Prince Philip Mountbatten – Husband of Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain – Son of Prince Andrew – Popular as the Duke of Edinburgh – Played by Matt Smith in The Crown – Born 1921 CE

Prince Philip Mountbatten – Early Life Prince Philip was born in the Corfu Island of Greece on June 10th, 1921. With a formative affiliation with the city of Edinburgh, Philip became popular as the Duke of Edinburgh. He was the only son of Prince Andrew from Denmark and Greece, and Princess Alice, […]

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James Madison Portrait - Fourth US President

James Madison – Fourth President of United States – Father of American Constitution – Got into British American War – 1751 CE – 1836 CE

James Madison – Early Life Madison was born on 15th March 1751 in Belle Grove, Virginia. He was very qualified for the office as he was known to have a more disciplined mind and better way of thinking than Jefferson. Madison was everything Jefferson wasn’t. James Madison was married to […]

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Thomas Jefferson - Third President of United States - 1742 CE - 1826 CE

Thomas Jefferson – Third President of United States of America – Purchased Louisiana – Sculptured into Mt Rushmore – 1743 CE – 1826 CE  

Thomas Jefferson – Early Life Thomas Jefferson was born on 13th April, 1743 in Shadwell, Virginia. His family was of wealthy landlords. Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father and a principal author of the Declaration of Independence. He studied Latin, French, philosophy and playing the violin. He lived in his […]

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King Porus of Punjab - Bravely Fought Battle of Hydaspes (Jhelum) - 370 BCE - 315 BCE

King Porus of Punjab – King of Pauravas Dynasty – Belonging to Puru Clan – Bravely Fought Battle of Hydaspes (Jhelum) – 370 BCE – 315 BCE

Porus or Poros (Greek) was born around 370 BCE and was the king of Ancient Punjab. He ruled over a region between Jhelum River and The Ganges. He belonged to Pauravas Dynasty Invading regions around Ganges was never an easy task for Empires. Even the most skilled war men faced […]

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Rani Avantika - Mother of Nandini or Niadrus - Royal Queen Of Mahapadma Nanda of Nanda Dynasty

Queen Avantika – Mother of Nandini or Niadrus – Royal Queen Of Mahapadma Nanda of Nanda Dynasty

Rani Avantika may not be an important historical figure in Nanda Dynasty or Maurya Empire, she has gained an immense presence in the folklore that shows the ambitious and bold queen of Magadha who was married to a Magadha King. Historical facts about Rani Avantika are unclear. It is widely […]

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Suryagupta Maurya - Father of Chandragupta Maurya - 366 BCE - 340 BCE

Suryagupta Maurya – Father of Chandragupta Maurya – Pre Mauryan Ruler – Assassinated By Mahapadma Nanda – 366 BCE – 340 BCE

Maurya Empire is no doubt the most formidable dynasties that ruled many parts of world. However, when it comes to origins of Maurya Empire, our history has very little facts and more often than not it is difficult to separate facts from fiction. Suryagupta Maurya was the father of the […]

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Mura Maurya (or Moora Maurya) - Mother of Chandragupta Maurya - 358 BCE - 284 BCE

Mura Maurya – Mother of Chandragupta Maurya – Mahamaha Rani of Maurya Dynasty – 358 BC – 284 BC

The land of Magadha of Indo-Gangetic plain witnessed one of the best Kingdoms that ruled most part of the India and surrounding areas. Maurya Empire founded by the great Chandragupta Maurya with humble beginnings. Mura or Moora Maurya who was married to Suryagupta Maurya and gave birth to the ambitious […]

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