Pierre Albert-Birot

Porträt von Albert Birot durch Georges Achard.

Pierre Albert-Birot, born on April 22, 1876 in Angoulême and died on July 25, 1967 in Paris, is a French poet, sculptor, painter, typographer and man of theater.

Pepin the Short

Pepin der Kurze, Miniatur, Kaiserchronik, Corpus Christi College MS 373, fol.

Pepin III called the Short was palace butler of Neustria and Austrasia, then king of the Franks.

Machu Picchu

Frühmorgens im wunderschönen Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu is the contemporary name given to a llacta -an ancient Andean Inca settlement- built before the 15th century, located in the Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru, in the Andes mountain range at 2430 meters above sea level.

Margaret of Anjou

Margarete von Anjou, Ehefrau von König Heinrich VI.

Margaret of Anjou was the wife of King Henry VI of England; the second daughter of René I the Good, Duke of Anjou, and Isabella of Lorraine.

W. B. Yeats

Yeats, fotografiert 1903 von Alice Boughton.

William Butler Yeats, born 13 June 1865 in Sandymount, Dublin, Ireland, died 28 January 1939 in Menton, Alpes-Maritimes, France, was an Irish playwright and poet, and one of the most prominent writers of the 20th century.

Henry I of England

Miniatur aus der illuminierten Chronik von Matthew Paris, aus BL MS Cotton Claudius D.

Henry I of England, known as Henry Beauclerc, was King of England from 1100 to his death and also Duke of Normandy from 1106 to his death.

Age of Discovery

Die portugiesische Erfindung der Karavelle, die wendig war und Hochseereisen unternehmen konnte, war für die europäische Seefahrt von entscheidender Bedeutung.

Age of Discovery or Age of Exploration is an informal and loosely defined term for the early modern period, largely overlapping with the so-called “Age of Sail,” roughly from the 15th to 18th centuries, in which European sailors explored regions around the world, most of which were already inhabited but unknown or nearly unknown to their “discoverers.”