The Hundred Years’ War

It is important to note that the Hundred Years’ War did not last for exactly one hundred years. The actual timeline is considered to be from 1337 to 1453. It was a war where the world witnessed the British-French conflict which would go on, way beyond this war period. The Hundred Years’ War was not … Continue reading The Hundred Years’ War

The Russian Revolution

During the 19th century, Russia made some efforts to modernise itself by trying to free the serfs or peasants. But this did not go well. Tsar Alexander II, who made these reforms, was assassinated in 1881. His son, Tsar Alexander III, undid most of the earlier work. All of this added up to the desperations … Continue reading The Russian Revolution