A man, his son and a 525 meter high wave

On July 9, 1958, Howard Ulrich and his son were on a small boat in Lituya Bay, Alaska. Unlucky for them, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 caused a huge rockslide right there.

Suleiman’s Legacy

Suleiman the Magnificent (1494-1566) was an Ottoman sultan, who presided over the “Golden Age” of the Ottoman Empire. Under his rule, the Ottoman Empire was the World’s strongest and wealthiest superpower. Besides personally leading many battles, including the famous siege of Vienna, he was a patron of the arts.

The man who slept his way to the throne

Stanisław II August (1732-1798) was the last King and Grand Duke of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth (1764–95). Born into a Polish noble family he received a great education and traveled all over Europe. In 1756, he visited St. Petersburg, Russia and met the future Russian Empress Yekaterina Alexeyevna (later known as Catherine the Great).

Dover Castle’s secret tunnels

Dover Castle is a medieval castle in Southeastern England. The site has been fortified since Roman times, but the most interesting renovation took place during the Napoleonic wars around 1800.