Suleiman the Magnificient
The longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire who not only undertook bold military campaigns that enlarged his realm but also oversaw the development of what came to be regarded as the most characteristic achievements of Ottoman civilization in the fields of law, literature, art, and architecture.
Henry VIII of England
The second Tudor monarch who broke with the Papacy in Rome and established the Church of England, initiating the English Reformation.
Peter the Great
The Russian Emperor whose policy of modernization and expansion forged Russia into a great European nation.
Frederick the Great
The king of Prussia, a brill…Read more >