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Mehmed the Conqueror becomes Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

Today on February 3rd 1451, Mehmed the Conqueror is declared Sultan of the Ottoman Empire for the second time. Mehmed II, commonly known as Mehmed...
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Elizabeth I of Russia Crowns Herself Empress In Moscow

Today on April 25, 1742, Elizabeth I of Russia crowns herself as Empress at a grand ceremony in the Dormition Cathedral. Elizabeth, known in Russian...
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Napoleon Crowns Himself As The First Emperor of France

Today on December 2nd 1804, Napoleon Bonaparte crowns himself as the first Emperor of France. Napoleon Bonaparte was 35 years old at the time of...

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