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The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf - Little Ferdinand the bull would much rather smell the flowers than butt heads with the other bulls.


Prince Louis Ferdinand of Prussia and his wife Kira Kirillovna of Russia, arriving to Maison Blanche, New York, USA, May 1938.


Ferdinand Magellan was famous as the great explorer who led 5 Spanish ships and 251 men in the first voyage around the World

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The month that changed the world: a timeline to war

In honor of the centennial of World War I, we're remembering the momentous period of history that forever changed the world as we know it. July 1914 was the month that changed the world. On 28 June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated, and just five weeks later the Great Powers of Europe were at war. But how did it all happen?


Real color photo of Hitler with Ferdinand Porsche in 1940. Hitler is often (erroneously) described as “short.” He was actually above average height for the time, being 5′9, or 1.76 meters.

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June 28, 1914: Heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assassinated in Sarajevo, sparking a chain of events leading to the start of World War I.


CASTLES OF SPAIN - La Guardia de Jaén was founded 1500 years BC as the Iberian fortified settlement . After the Roman conquest, the town became the oppidum of Mentesa Bastetanorum. After the Moorish conquest, the town, renamed Mantissa, 7th century. The fortress, located on a strongly defended height, was deemed impregnable. Seized in 1244 by King Ferdinand III the Saint, the fortress was several times reconquered by the Moors, until the fall of Granada in 1492.


The man who started the First World War

Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 1914 with his pregnant wife Sophia, before Gavrilo Princip shot them. They were from Austria-Hungry and were shot by and 19 year old Serbian nationalist from the black hands club.