Battle of Kursk

Schlacht von Kursk.

The Battle of Kursk, also known as Operation Citadel, gives its name to a series of armed clashes that took place between July and August 1943 in the region of the same name in Russia in the context of World War II.

Tet Offensive

Eine Karte der Tet-Offensive von 1968.

The Tết Offensive was a military campaign conducted in 1968 by the combined forces of the South Vietnamese National Liberation Front and the Vietnamese People’s Army during the Vietnam War.

Battle of Raichur

Bild der Festung Raichur, fotografiert von Madhu BM.

The Battle of Raichur was a battle fought between the Vijayanagar Empire and the Bijapur Sultanate in the year 1520 in the city of Raichur, India. It resulted in a decisive victory for Vijayanagar, and the Bijapur ruler was defeated.

Pope Pius V

Der alternde, thronende Papst wendet sich dem Betrachter zu, während er mit seiner rechten Hand das Segenszeichen macht.

Pope Pius V, born Antonio Ghislieri, was the 225th bishop of Rome and pope of the Catholic Church, ruler of the Papal States, in addition to the other titles proper to the Roman pontiff, from January 7, 1566 until his death.

Hernando de Soto

Kupferstich von Hernando De Soto.

Hernando de Soto, born in 1496 or 1497 in Extremadura, Barcarrota or Jerez de los Caballeros, Spain, and died on May 21, 1542 in present-day Arkansas, was a Spanish conquistador and explorer.

Giorgio de Chirico

Porträt von Giorgio de Chirico.

Giorgio de Chirico, more correctly Giorgio de Chirico, was an Italian painter, writer and sculptor, known as one of the artists who shaped the genre of Metaphysical Painting and for his influence on 20th century artistic movements such as Surrealism and New Objectivity.

Battle of Culloden

An Incident in the Rebellion of 1745, ein Gemälde von David Morier in Öl auf Leinwand, das die Schlacht von Culloden 1746 darstellt.

The battle of Culloden, fought on April 16, 1746 near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands, saw the supporters of Charles Edward Stuart, called the “Young Pretender”, definitively defeated by the loyalist forces commanded by the Duke of Cumberland, son of King George II, who for the cruelty of the repression carried out against the Jacobites was nicknamed “Billy the Butcher”.

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein während eines Vortrags in Wien im Jahr 1921.

Albert Einstein is a theoretical physicist, one of the founders of modern theoretical physics, winner of the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics, and a humanist social activist.