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General History

15 facts about the Victorians!

Head back in time to when Britain became the most powerful empire in world history…
General History

10 Winter Olympics facts!

Find out about this hair-raising international event…
General History

The Great Fire of London Facts

Discover the fierce flames that changed London forever…
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General History

International Women’s Day

Check out our round-up of inspiring female figures from history…
General History

Awesome Anglo-Saxon facts!

Check out these cool facts about the fierce Anglo-Saxons…
General History

British Empire facts!

Discover the full story behind this important piece of world history…
General History

The life of Nelson Mandela

Discover the world-famous human rights activist who became South Africa’s first black president…
General History

10 facts about Martin Luther King

Learn about the world-famous civil rights campaigner…
General History

The life of Rosa Parks

Learn about this remarkable civil rights activist…
General History

The Life of Mary Seacole

A one-of-a-kind nurse, intrepid traveller and black history heroine…
General History

10 facts about World War 2

Learn about this hugely important event in British history…
General History

World War 1 facts

Nat Geo Kids travels back in time to find out more about a conflict that rocked the world…
General History

Awesome Anglo-Saxon facts!

Check out these cool facts about the fierce Anglo-Saxons…
General History

10 facts about the Vikings

Learn all about these Scandinavian sea-warriors!
General History

15 top William Shakespeare facts!

Learn all about William Shakespeare, the world-famous playwright and poet…
General History

Stonehenge Facts!

Discover the secrets of this incredible ancient monument…
General History

10 facts about the Tudors!

Nat Geo Kids discovers ten fast facts about the Tudors!
General History

The life of Rosa Parks

Learn about this remarkable civil rights activist…
General History

Skara Brae facts!

Discover one of Britain’s most incredible pre-historic villages…
General History

Twenty top Titanic facts

Discover the fate of this infamous ship…
General History

The life of Nelson Mandela

Discover the world-famous human rights activist who became South Africa’s first black president…
General History

The life of Florence Nightingale

The founder of modern nursing, and the Lady with the Lamp…
General History

10 facts about Martin Luther King

Learn about the world-famous civil rights campaigner…
General History

15 facts about the Victorians!

Head back in time to when Britain became the most powerful empire in world history…
General History

The Life of Mary Seacole

A one-of-a-kind nurse, intrepid traveller and black history heroine…
General History

The adventures of Captain Cook!

Take a trip back in time to when Captain Cook sailed into Sydney Harbour…
General History

Mary Anning facts

Discover the fossil hunter whose discoveries changed the world…
General History

The life of Anne Frank

Learn all about Anne Frank and her world-famous diary…
General History

The life of Edith Cavell

A pioneering nurse and heroine of World War I…
General History

10 ‘Horrible’ Facts about London!

How much do you know about London, England’s capital city?
General History

The Amazing Adventures of Charles Sturt

Join us on an epic expedition…
General History

Aboriginal Australian Culture!

Explore Aboriginal Australian Culture, one of the oldest in the world!
General History

Largest ever Bronze Age wheel unearthed in Britain!

The wheel is thought to be the largest and earliest example of its kind…
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