This is the notorious Charles Manson in late 1934 or early 1935.
His mother, Kathleen Maddox, was unmarried at the time of his birth, and he was initially called “no name Maddox”, then “Charles Milles Maddox“. 23 more words
A teenaged Claus von Stauffenberg standing outside his castle at Jettingen-Scheppach.
On the 20th of July 1944, at the age of 36, he planted a briefcase containing two small bombs in a briefing room at the Wolfsschanze (Wolf’s Lair) in an attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler. 19 more words
Just found these amazing colourised versions of black and white photographs. Definitely worth taking a look:
Photo by Toni Frissell (Official photographer of Women’s Army Corps). 85 more words
Michael Faraday, around 1855.
A giant of science, particularly in the the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry, he had a very basic education, attending a day school where he learned to read, write and count, but he was able to read a lot of books that would not normally be available to him while he was an apprentice bookbinder. 57 more words