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The Congress of Vienna: Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars

Before the League of Nations, the United Nations, and the European Union, there was the Congress of Vienna. This series of meetings lasted from November 1814 through June 1815 and mostly consisted of discussions between the leaders of several countries in an attempt to keep war from breaking out again. Before the Congress of Vienna, …

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"Dingane kaSenzangakhona in Ordinary and Dancing Dresses", by Captain Allen Francis Gardiner.

Biography of King Dingane kaSenzangakhona – Zulu Kingdom

South African history has produced many notorious figures, one of whom is the second king of the Zulu nation, Dingane kaSenzangakhona. Nervous about white encroachment on his land, he had a party of Boers murdered in February 1838; the Boers retaliated by defeating the Zulu at the Battle of Blood River, which culminated in Dingane’s …

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