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José Carlos Santos
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32 votes

What is the context for Napoleon's quote "[the Austrians] did not know the value of five minutes"?

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Who was the last leader of a country to call himself a dictator, or the last regime that called itself a dictatorship?

23 votes

Why did Europeans (and not people in other regions) dominate oceans?

23 votes

Have any astronauts or cosmonauts died in space?

19 votes

Has there ever been a peaceful overthrow of a dictator or monarch?

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Why did the Portuguese permit an Italian commercial agent to accompany Vasco da Gama on the 4th Portuguese India Armada?

12 votes

Are there any accounts of everyday life during the Black Death?

6 votes

What examples from history are there of a dictator successfully annexing countries by force over the long term?

5 votes

Is there any evidence to corroborate the claim that Rudolf Höss was physically abused by the Allies after his capture?

5 votes

Tombstone-covered floor in Churches

3 votes

Are the proportions of a Christian cross based on a golden ratio?

2 votes
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Inviting rulers vs taking power

2 votes

Has there ever been a war where 2 parties who were at war with each other cooperated on a strike against a third party?

1 vote
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How significant was poetry as mnemonic device in technical / philosophical / scientific texts in classical Rome and Greece?