The Inca who refused to quit

Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui (died 1471) was one of the sons of Inca ruler Viracocha. Pachacuti was not the designated heir to the throne.

London’s polar bear

The tower of London -which is actually more a castle than just a tower- is one of London’s most famous landmarks. Built in 1078, it would quickly also become a sort of mini-zoo for the Kings.

Bad idea: Napoleon invades Russia

In 1812, the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) was informed that the Russians might plan an attack. He then mobilized more than 450,000 men for his “Grande Armée” and marched towards Russia.

The Środa Treasure

Many movies suggest that treasure chests are usually found at the bottom of the sea, or in some cave. However, one of the biggest treasures of all time was found in the 1980s in the Polish town of Sroda, during the demolition of an old building.