World leaders facts

Hitler Was Nominated For The Nobel Peace Prize

Reading Time: 2 minutes Adolf Hitler was nominated for the Nobel Peace prize in 1939, the same year he started WWII. Why was Adolf Hitler nominated for the Nobel Peace prize? It wasn’t because he was a peaceful man, obviously. Nor was it because he was a charming fellow who wouldn’t harm a fly. It was done as a …

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Adolf Hitler Was Times Man Of The Year

Reading Time: 2 minutes As amazing as it seems that Adolf Hitler was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, Time Magazine went one step further. Time usually names a man who has peaceful ambitions or has made great achievements in the name of mankind. But the reality is that Time names a person who has the biggest impact on …

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Links Between President Lincoln And Kennedy

Reading Time: 6 minutes Would you believe that there areĀ links between president Lincoln and Kennedy? It may seem odd to link two great leaders that are separated by nearly a century, but the connections go very deep, and are eerie to say the least. But is it some kind of message, a deep meaning, or just pure coincidence? First …

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British Prime Ministers To Die In Office

Reading Time: < 1 minute Seven UK Prime Ministers have died in office, Spencer Compton, 1st Earl of Wilmington, who died on 2 July 1743. Henry Pelham, who died on 6 March 1754. Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, who died on 1 July 1782. William Pitt the Younger, who died on 23 January 1806 (pictured). Spencer Perceval, who was …

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2 Australian Prime Ministers Have Lost Their Seat

Reading Time: < 1 minute Only 2 incumbent Australian Prime Ministers have lost their seats in an election. The first was Stanley Bruce in October 1929 and the second was the second longest serving Prime Minister John Howard (pictured) in December 2007. Both lost their seats on an industrial relations platform. To be able to be Prime Minister a person …

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Only One Australian Prime Minister Has Retired

Reading Time: < 1 minute The only Australian Prime Minister to leave office at a time of his or her own choosing was Robert (Bob) Gordon Menzies, who retired 26th January 1966 after serving a combined total of 18 years over 2 terms. All others were either removed by a general election, their party replaced them or they died in …

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Henry VIII Was Thin Until He Had An Accident

Reading Time: 2 minutes He was the prime example of medieval gluttony. King Henry VIII of England was an over weight, over sexed and it would appear, out of control when it comes to marriages and religion. Most portraits of the king show a man who is clearly obese, or extremely over weight at best. But he wasn’t always …

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Only 1 Australian Prime Minister Has Been Sacked By The Head Of State

Reading Time: < 1 minute Only 1 Australian Prime Minister has been forcefully removed from office by the head of state, the Governor General who is Queen Elizabeth’s representative in Australia and it very controversial. The Prime Minister was Gough Whitlam and the Governor General was Sir John Kerr. It began with a series of events in October 1975 when …

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