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A Brief Biography of ... Kenelm of Mercia

Killed by his sister Cwoenthryth in 819, King Kenelm of Mercia – a lad of a mere seven years – spent less than a year on his throne before meeting a martyr’s death. 1,535 more words

Medieval History

Meet the man who was dating Bahati’s 29 year old girlfriend

Bahati’s prayer partner, Diana Marua, has been getting a lot of attention on blogs lately and seems that this is not about to end. Photos of her ex boyfriend are now making rounds on social media and since she likes to be with popular people her life will never have the privacy she might now be craving for. 169 more words


Ten Queens: Portraits of Women of Power by Milton Meltzer Biography Review


Meltzer, Milton. Ten Queens: Portraits of Women of Power. Dutton Children’s Books: New York, NY, 1998. ISBN 0525456430

Plot Summary: 

This book goes over some of the most influential and powerful women who have ever lived. 486 more words

Adamu Waziri

Nigerian Cartoonist

Waziri is the founder and producer of the children’s show Bino and Fino in Nigeria. According to Lavelle in an article for NewsWhistle… 543 more words


William Henry Rigby (1882-1979)

I added a new page on William Henry Rigby, who was a fish dealer and butcher. He lived at 1813 Morton Avenue in 1920. In later years he was a janitor. 10 more words


Liz Ingabire

Early Life

Liz Ingabire was born in Uganda and later moved to Rwanda during a heavy war time. There she and her two sisters were separated from her parents and became orphans. 361 more words


Casey Stengel: Baseball's Greatest Character

I chose to read this book because I am a lifelong fan of the New York Yankees, but this is the biography of Casey Stengel that I have read. 270 more words