Intriguing People and their Intriguing Connections.
Intriguing people in British history. In this historic theme we muse upon characters we find intriguing. People whose deeds or words capture our imagination.
Find out who we find intriguing using the timeline or explore other historical themes via maps and timelines. Intriguing people in British history who are they, and who did they know? How did they connect with each other and our history?
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious
In this theme we explore individuals who left their mark on history or influenced others. Drawn from a wide sphere Kings, Queens, Princes, Politicians, Reformers, Artists, Scientists, Matchmakers and Lamplighters, Engineers to Philosophers, what makes them do what they do and be who are they?
Intriguing people who sometimes slip through the net of history.
Lt. Colonel Percival Harrison Fawcett born in 1867 was a British artillery officer, archaeologist and South American explorer. Along with his eldest son, he disappeared under unknown circumstances in 1925 during an expedition to find “Z”, his name for what he believed to be an ancient lost city in the uncharted jungles of Brazil.
Some people have been written out of history or not included in the first place, Many influential women, whose influence has changed the course of history are some of the most intriguing. Everyone has their place in history and the voices of rich and poor need to be heard. All are intriguing people, their actions and inaction, their friends and families, colleagues and known associates and even their enemies, detractors and opponents.
Despite our island status, our history, stretches outwards, far and wide across 5 continents.
British Monarchs and Prime Ministers, Who is your “Greatest Britain in History?” coming soon, 50th Anniversary tribute Winston Churchill was he a polymath? Expanding our collections shortly to include, Aritists, Authors, Architects, Artisans and Women in History. Interactive and searchable lists, articles, timelines and family trees to help you make your own intriguing connections.