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Ibn Battuta

History; World history

Ibn Battuta was a Berber Muslim Moroccan explorer, known for his extensive travels, accounts of which were published in the Rihla (lit. "Journey"). Over a period of thirty years, he visited most of ...

Ashoka

History; World history

Ashoka was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from ca. 269 BC to 232 BC. One of India's greatest emperors, Ashoka reigned over most of present-day ...

Rape of Nanjing

History; Chinese history

The Rape of Nanjing is a largely unknown massacre during World War II where invading Japanese soldiers massacred and raped thousands of Chinese citizens, and pillaged the village of Nanjing.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi

History; World history

Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1537 – September 18, 1598) was a daimyo, warrior, general and politician of the Sengoku period. He unified the political factions of Japan. He succeeded his former liege lord, Oda ...

Tokugawa Ieyasu

History; World history

Tokugawa Ieyasu (January 31, 1543 – June 1, 1616) was the founder and first shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, which ruled from the Battle of Sekigahara in 1600 until the Meiji Restoration in ...

Abbasid Caliphate

History; World history

The Abbasid Caliphate was the third Islamic caliphate that existed primarily in the Middle East. The Abbasid Caliphate was ended by the invasion of the Mongols and was based in Sunni Islam.

Japanese feudalism

History; World history

Broadly, feudalism was a system for structuring society around relationships derived from the holding of land in exchange for service or labour. Japanese feudalism differs from European feudalism in ...

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