Hirohito (1901-1989) - Find A Grave Memorial
Japanese Ruler. Known also as the Showa Emperor, Hirohito was the 124th emperor of Japan. He ruled for over 62 years, making him the longest reigning emperor in Japan's history. During his rule, Japan progressed from a nation of financial depression to become an international economic power. He also ruled during the...
Top 10 People Who Give Islam a Bad Name - Listverse
Islam is the second-largest religion (Christianity is the largest) in the world and one of the fastest growing. While there have been very good Muslims, some have been very bad. This list, in a sense, is a response to the earlier lists of Top 10 People Who Give Christianity a Bad Name and Top 10 People who give Atheism a Bad Name. It is not meant as a commentary on Islam itself - merely ten of its adherents.
Radovan Karadžić, (born 19 June 1945) is a former Bosnian Serb politician. During the breakup of Yugoslavia, Karadžić as President of Republika Srpska sought the direct unification of Republika Srpska into Serbia. He is detained in the United Nations Detention Unit of Scheveningen, accused of war crimes committed against Bosnian Muslims and Bosnian Croats during the Siege of Sarajevo, as well as ordering the Srebrenica massacre.
Book Review: Pol Pot Anatomy of a Nightmare
Book: Pol Pot: Anatomy of a Nightmare Author: Philip Short Genre: non-fiction, World History, Cambodian History Pol Pot was responsible for the death of approximately two million people during the Kmher Rouge rule from 1975 to 1978. In these three years, the agrarian communists annihilated 25% of the Cambodian population. Pol Pot and the Kmher Rouge leadership eliminated cities, money, emotions, cooking, family, private property, smiling, and any type of individualism. Smiling? How can you…