War casualties since the dawn of mankind are overwhelming, and there are no estimates revealing how many have died in all conflicts throughout history. The amount of people who were killed in wars largely depends on the ... More »

There were approximately 25,000 people who died during the American Revolutionary War. The war began with the Battle of Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, and lasted until the signing of the Treaty of Paris on Sep... More »

Although an exact figure is not possible owing to questionable accuracy and destroyed records, approximately 8.5 to 10.8 million soldiers were killed during World War I. Of these deaths, 5.1 to 6.4 million were inflicted... More »

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Great Britain took Hong Kong from China after winning the First Opium War and took southern Kowloon after winning the Second Opium War. Portugal claimed the Macau region and kept it until 1999. France took over the regio... More »

Slovenian nationalism first emerged in 1848 when the region was part of the Austrian Empire. The United Slovenia movement demanded a unified Slovenian kingdom and the use of Slovene in offices and schools. After World Wa... More »

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Important aspects of Turkish history include first settlers in the area around 2000 B.C. followed by a series of empires starting in the 3rd century B.C. and lasting throughout 1157 A.D. The Ottoman Empire rose in 1299 a... More »

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Herodotus is considered the Father of History. Herodotus wrote the "Histories" somewhere around 440 BC. Herodotus, a Greek historian, was born in Halicarnassus, Caria, which today is Bodrum, Turkey. He was the first hist... More »