An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through
Malala Yousafzai is an amazing teen activist campaigning for the rights of girls and women to receive education who was shot in the head by the Taliban on her way home from school and recently nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. An amazing young woman!
One of the largest secret Mithraic temples in Rome is hidden next to the famous Circus Maximus. Discovered in 1931 as part of Rome's fascist-era building projects, the small subterranean space was once dedicated to the mystery cult of the god Mithras.
Viscountess Nancy Astor - 1936 Her tiara has the historic 55 carat Sancy diamond as its central stone. It was a wedding present from her father-in-law William Viscount Astor. Sold by her grandson the current Viscount it is now back in the Louvre.
Throne of Charlemagne and the subsequent German Kings in Aachen Cathedral. Charlemagne's court in Aachen was the centre of the cultural revival sometimes referred to as the "Carolingian Renaissance". My GGG grandfather.