Henry VIII

House of Tudor- The House Henry belonged to Henry VIII was the King of England from 1509 till his death in 1547. He is famously known for his six marriages and the Protestant reformation throughout England.  Early life: Henry VIII was born on June 28, 1491, and was the second son of Henry VII, who…

The Holy Roman Empire

“The Holy Roman Empire was Neither Holy, Nor Roman, Nor an Empire”~ Voltaire The Holy Roman Empire The Holy Roman Empire or The Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation (as was its official name) was one of the successor states of the erstwhile Roman Empire. It was a multi-ethnic empire that was situated in…

Dravidian Architecture

Brihadeshwara Temple, Thanjavur The Dravidian or South Indian temple-style architecture is a characteristic of many prominent historic temples found in South India or Sri Lanka. It differs from the Nagara style architecture that was prevalent in North and Central India. This style of architecture is thought to have originated during the reign of Pallava kings…

Russian Revolution of 1905

The Russian Revolution of 1905 was a result of the tumultuous changes that occurred in the late 19th century in the Russian Empire. It proved to be a stepping stone towards the revolutions is 1917 and the establishment of Soviet Russia. Causes: Economic Causes: Tsar Alexander II- The Liberator Peasant groups:Tsar Alexander II had freed…