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Charles I Proclaimed King of Great Britain and Ireland

Today on March 27, 1625, King Charles I ascended the throne as the new ruler of England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland. Charles I was the...
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Four-Year Old Louis XIV Inherits The French Crown

Today on May 14, 1643, the four-year Louis XIV inherited the French crown following the sudden death of his father. King Louis XIV, commonly known...
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Peter the Great Proclaims Himself As Emperor of Russia

Today on October 22, 1721, Tsar Peter the Great was proclaimed Emperor of Russia. Pyotr Alekseyevich (Peter I), known as Peter the Great, was arguably...

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