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Iran and British colonialism – the 1800s

By |2018-04-25T23:04:49+00:00September 11th, 2017|History, West Asia|

Fath-Ali Shah Qajar Muhammed Khan Qajar conquered a lot of land for Iran, and made Iran richer. But that didn't stop him from being killed in 1797, when he was 55 years old. He had ruled for only three years. Muhammed had no kids, but his young nephew Fath-Ali was already the governor of [...]

Louis-Philippe and Napoleon III

By |2017-10-16T17:27:21+00:00August 5th, 2017|History, Modern Europe|

Louis XVIII When the Allies defeated Napoleon in 1814 AD, France needed to figure out a new government. The first thing French people tried was putting a king back in power: that's Louis XVIII. Louis XVII was Louis XVI's little son who died (probably of tuberculosis) during the Revolution. Louis XVIII was Louis XVI's brother. But right away, Napoleon tried to get [...]