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The English author most famous for writing The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings would be 129 this week! #TBT
Fun History Facts
Stuart painted portraits of the first six presidents and over 1,000 others. His depiction of George Washington has appeared on the United States one-dollar bill for more than a century. #TBT
Nobel Prize Winner Throwback Thursday
Critics praised the prolific Sinclair Lewis for his artistic descriptions and humor. He was also respected for his strong characterizations of modern women. #OnThisDay #TBT
European History TBT!
#OnThisDay in 1809, Klemens von Metternich was appointed the minister of foreign affairs for Austria. He later chaired the Congress of Vienna, which helped maintain a balance of power in Europe. #TBT