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The Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia (6th June 1872 – 17th July 1918). Before the Revolution, the Russian royal family lived surrounded by enormous wealth and luxury in enormous palaces. Incredibly some of the gorgeous gowns worn by the Empress have survived and can still be seen today…


Everyone needs to wake up. The government needs to be set straight. They were hiding this information so that people don’t panic. Well, now everyone’s gonna die and not know why. Shit is going down, and we need to make sure EVERYONE knows EVERYTHING that is happening in this place we call home.

from Tips de Kika

Una tarde con María Antonieta

Marie Antoinette, Versailles, France by Heinrich Lossow

from The Idle Man

Guide To: Up Your Instagram Game With Kenneth Nguyen

Rio de Janeiro riot Photography by Kenneth Nguyen Instagram @ Kennethnguyen

from HubPages

A Brief History of the Early Modern Era

Liberty Leading The People - Delacroix

from BBC News

Omar Sharif: Lawrence of Arabia star dies aged 83

Omar Sharif (born Michel Demitri Chalhoub). 10 April 1932 – 10 July 2015, was an Egyptian actor. His films included Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965) & Funny Girl (1968), has died aged 83. He was nominated for an Academy Award. He won three Golden Globe Awards and a César Award. Earlier this year, his agent confirmed he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. He added: "He suffered a heart attack this afternoon in a hospital in Cairo."

from Turn The Record Over

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