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King Leonidas Facts

Terrifying Facts About Leonidas, Sparta's Warrior King

The story of Leonidas and the Battle of Thermopylae was glorified in the film 300, but few know the dark truth behind the legend.
July 18, 2024 Kyle Climans
Eric Xiv of Sweden Facts

Disturbed Facts About Eric XIV Of Sweden, The Butcher King

History has some infamously mad kings, but if the twisted story of King Eric XIV isn’t well-known today…maybe that’s for the best.
July 16, 2024 Scott Mazza
Diane de Poitiers Facts

Shameless Facts About Diane De Poitiers, The Shadow Queen Of France

Diane de Poitiers was an infamous royal mistress—but one day in 1559, her golden life came crashing down in the most brutal way imaginable.
June 19, 2024 Kyle Climans
Prince Albert Facts

Unbuttoned Facts About Prince Albert, Queen Victoria's Royal Consort

For years after the death of her beloved husband Prince Albert, Queen Victoria had a morbid way of keeping his memory alive.
June 17, 2024 Kyle Climans
Charles VI Facts

Unhinged Facts About Charles VI, The Mad King Of France

The mad King of France, Charles VI, was prone to paranoid delusions and savage violence—but few know his even darker history.
June 14, 2024 Rachel Seigel
Casanova Facts

Scandalous Facts About Casanova, The Original Lothario

Casanova is best remembered for his scandalous bedroom exploits, but these barely hold a candle to some of his darker activities in life.
June 14, 2024 Christine Tran


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