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Portrait of the Greek composer Eleni Karaindrou (born 25-1-1939), famous for her…

Greek composer Eleni Karaindrou (born famous for her long collaboration with the Greek film maker Theo Angelopoulos. A few of her most important albums: "Ulysses' "The Weaping and "Dust of Time" (ECM,

The death of Rasputin had to be one of the most interesting things I ever read about...except actually just remembering now...he didn't even have any water in his lungs when he was found. So he actually died of hypothermia.

Rasputin in 1908 - Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin was a Russian mystic and advisor to the Romanovs, the Russian Imperial family. He was never officially connected to the Orthodox Church but considered a "strannik" wandering from cloister to cloister

What Period In History Do You Really Belong In? I got Renaissance Italy, which is seriously great!

The Mona Lisa,(also known as Monna Lisa or La Gioconda in Italian and La Joconde in French) painted by Leonardo Da Vinci Medium: Oil on Poplar Location: The Louvre Museum (also known as Musée du Louvre) in Paris

Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122-1204) The most powerful woman of the High Middle Ages. Mother to three Plantagenet Kings: Henry (the Young King), Richard (the Lionheart) and John.

Eleanor of Aquitaine The most powerful woman of the High Middle Ages. Mother to three Plantagenet Kings: Henry (the Young King), Richard (the Lionheart) and John.The only woman to be a Queen of both England and of France.