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    Death of Vidkun Quisling

    This week marks the anniversary of Norwegian Nazi collaborator, Vidkun Quisling being condenmed to death for collaborating with Nazis during their occupation of Norway between 1940-45. Norwegians held him responsible for helping the Nazis inflict the loathsome Joseph Terboven upon them, a...
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    Old Tom Parr - an alleged 152 year-old man (at his death in 1635) in England

    https://medium.com/@Brumafriend/old-tom-parr-outliving-a-dynasty-ada0c5187b7a
  3. Tammuz

    Marilyn Monroe´s death - suicide or homicide?

    Is there something true about the theory that Marilyn Monroe was murdered by her psychiatrist Ralph R. Greenson on behalf of Robert Kennedy?
  4. JulioClaudian Historian

    Death of Tiberius

    After investigating Caligula, I focused now on Tiberius. Tiberius's death is really interesting to me and I will be happy to hear your opinion for his death. Now, there two main theories how Tiberius died : 1 Somebody killed him 2 He died naturally Both theories could happened, because Tiberius...
  5. artistauthor

    ISIS "Beatles" to face death penalty in the US

    It now seems fairly likely that the two surviving members of the ISIS terror cell dubbed the "Beatles" will face the death penalty if convicted by a US federal court( esp since Theresa May's government has effectively waived the traditional request to not seek execution on the part of the US...
  6. Futurist

    How many Jews were evacuated from Minsk in 1941?

    It states here that only 7,000 out of 72,000 Minsk Jews (less than 10%) were evacuated from there in 1941 (which was when Nazi Germany and its allies invaded the Soviet Union)...
  7. Robert165

    Was the death penalty common in Ancient Athens/Greece (Socrates)

    Concerning the trial of Socrates and his death, I was wondering, how often was the death penalty handed out for political prisoners. I can see that for various crimes, exile, seizure of assets, disenfranchisement (not allowing people to participate in public life, shunning people), putting...
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    Death of IVC by 900 yr old drought

    https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/900-year-drought-wiped-out-indus-civilisation-iit-kharagpur/articleshow/63776710.cms IVC went out of business around 4350 yrs ago making it fully dry by 1900 BC or so, this lends credibility to the theory that MBH happened during the end era around 1900...
  9. Visigoth Panzer

    Death of Hapsburg Family around 1891

    If the Hapsburg family, the rulers of Austria-Hungary were to be suddenly and completely wiped out in a single event (say by terrorist attack or meteor impact on Vienna); what would happen to their empire? Would it break apart into Austria and Hungary? Would Germany and/or Russia take over...
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    Netaji's Death

    I have always thought, did Netaji actually die of the plane crash or did he escape that. Do we know that he was not incognito or how are we so sure, he may not have been assassinated by the Japanese or the British themselves. Is there any confirmed proof of the findings of Netaji's plane which...
  11. Linschoten

    Charles II, the death of two kings

    After Charles II of Spain died in 1700, it was supposedly found that his body did not contain a single drop of blood, his heart was the size of a peppercorn, his lungs corroded, his intestines rotten and gangrenous, he had a single testicle, black as coal, and his head was full of water. Which...
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    Which of German death camps was Polish ???

    I'm so curious, apparently at least one of German death camps was in fact Polish: https://twitter.com/yairlapid?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2018%2F01%2F27%2Fworld%2Fmiddleeast%2Fpoland-holocaust-law-israel.html I wonder which one. I contacted Ewa Bazan from...
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    East London Family death

    Hi there all. I am looking for information on my anscestor (great Aunt) who was knocked down by a lorry in Tower Hamlets East London. I recall from relatives that it may have happened on Cable Street, Stepney. Although this isn’t 100%, it was in the general vicinity though. I do not know the...
  14. Lawnmowerman

    Russia bans film on death of Stalin

    This film was bound to be controversial in Russia. Russia bars 'extremist' British comedy The Death of Stalin - BBC News kPpXFnHoC-0 Looks like they are making a half assed attempt to say its getting banned for being disrespectful to Russians who died in WWII. Where as the real reason is...
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    Regarding the date of the Death of Cyrus II

    According to Encyclopedia Iranica (CYRUS iii. Cyrus II The Great ? Encyclopaedia Iranica) on the 19th day of the 8th month in the ninth regnal year of Cyrus (4th December 530 BC). However, from the british museum (British Museum - tablet), there is record of a tablet dated to the 12th day, of...
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    Black Death 'spread by humans not rats'

    Rats were not to blame for the spread of plague during the Black Death, according to a study. The rodents and their fleas were thought to have spread a series of outbreaks in 14th-19th Century Europe. But a team from the universities of Oslo and Ferrara now says the first, the Black Death, can...
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    New Top 10 Channel Centered Around Death

    Hello Everyone, Iv'e recently created a new YouTube channel centered around death. For example today I posted a video about the ways that death was depicted in medieval art. I find death fascinating as it is something both terrifying in the sense that I don't think anyone wants it to happen and...
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    Alternative history based upon non factual earllier/later death of one person.

    Asking out of curiosity about works of alternative history, following the "real" history up until a certain person either die( but survive in the fictional work) or the other way round. Can the author make a plausible story it would make great difference? I would prefer there was a real...
  19. LatinoEuropa

    Death of Francisco Sá Carneiro

    Death of Francisco Sá Carneiro Portuguese Prime Minister The Camarate Case also known as the Camarate Accident or the Camarate an air disaster that occurred on December 4, 1980, in which the crash of a Cessna plane over the Fontaínhas neighborhood in Camarate, north of Lisbon The CIA has to...
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    The death of the general Patton (1945)

    Hello.After the death of the famous general Patton in a car accident in Germany in 1945,what were the conclusions of the military investigation ? Thank you.