Vive la France! Born in Corsica in 1769, Napoleon Bonaparte rose through the ranks of the French military to become a general in the French Revolution by the age of 24. In 1804 he became the first French emperor and had a dramatic and continuing impact on Europe.
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One of Australia's most notorious criminals, Dan Morgan was the terror of the Riverina in the 1860s. Arson, robbery and murder were Morgan's trademarks and he met a violent end at the receiving end of a bounty hunter's bullet.
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A minimalist portrait of Vladimir Lenin (Hirsute History) from Hirsute History: a celebration of hair and influence for the scientist, philosopher, or thinker in us all. Check out the full Hirsute History collection: http://hirsute.amorphia-apparel.com
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A minimalist portrait of soren kierkegaard from Hirsute History: a celebration of hair and influence for the scientist, philosopher, or thinker in us all. Check out the full Hirsute History collection: http://hirsute.amorphia-apparel.com
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The Sun Wheel is an ancient symbol featuring an equal-armed cross within a circle. It is quite a popular spiritual symbol that has been discovered in the iconography and religious art of a number of prehistoric cultures across the world. It is also known by the alternative names of Sun Cross, Wheel Cross, Solar Cross, Pagan Cross, Woden's Cross and Odin's Cross
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A triskelion or triskele is a motif consisting of a triple spiral exhibiting rotational symmetry. The spiral design can be based on interlocking Archimedean spirals, or represent three bent human legs. It's first known use was in Malta around 4500 BC. It is also found in ancient Irish culture, ancient Greece, Japan, Tibet and elsewhere. This symbol is associated with motion and progression. Read more here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triskelion
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