Golda Meir - Israel - 1969: Meir was an Israeli teacher, kibbutznik and politician who became the fourth Prime Minister of Israel. Israel's first and the world's third woman to hold such an office, she was described as the "Iron Lady" of Israeli politics years before the epithet became associated with British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Former Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion used to call Meir "the best man in the government." #womens #history #powerful #jewish #women
Mummy of Inamonnefnebu (151 x 51.5 cm), Thebes, Egypt, 700–650 BC. A blue faience cylinder bead net covers the underlying shroud. The bead mosaic design consists of a winged scarab on the throat, a collar on the chest with blue and red cylinder beads, a winged goddess on the abdomen, and four Sons of Horus on the thighs. Hieroglyphs on the lower legs say: An offering which the King gives to Osiris, Lord of Aby[dos], may he grant a good burial | Mummy; linen; faience
FREE book about #Australia #history from Project Gutenberg - Early Australian History, by Charles White. EARLY AUSTRALIAN HISTORY. CONVICT LIFE In New South Wales and Van Diemen's Land. PARTS I & II - THE STORY OF THE TEN GOVERNORS, AND THE STORY OF THE CONVICTS.
Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122-1204). One of the most powerful women in European history. Wife of two kings (Louis VII king of France Henry II Plantagenet king of England) and mother of other three (Henry the Young King, Richard I Lionheart John I Lackland). Joined her military on the Crusades. Spent 16 years imprisoned. Poisoned her husband's mistress. Died a nun at 82 years old.
Describes the history of classical music in Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Early Romantic, Romantic, and post 'Great War' time periods. Talks about a wide variety of classical composers in all of these time periods, as well as depicting a short biography on a few of the popular composers; Mozart, Beethoven, Verdi, etc