Deep in the papers of the English East India Company, kept in the British Library in London, lies one of the most astonishing lists I’ve ever seen. 1,437 more words
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It’s been a hundred and three years since the sinking of the Titanic, the largest passenger steamship ever built, which was made even more famous by the hit romance film directed by James Cameron back in 1997. 291 more words
Mansa Musa of Mali ranks number one all time with an approximate net worth of $400 billion in today’s dollars. That’s larger than the GNP of some countries. 274 more words
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At least 18 protesters have been killed as they marked the anniversary of the 2011 uprising in Egypt that toppled dictator Hosni Mubarak, in the bloodiest demonstrations since General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi came to power.