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Starówka / Warszawa

Starówka / Warszawa

Russian Revolution, 1917. Russian troops firing on demonstrators with machine guns, June 4, 1917, by Karl Karlovich Bulla At least 700 people were killed or wounded....while Lenin went into hiding. This is significant because it shows the political tension of Russia at the beginning of the twentieth century. It shows how the military treated its people and that demonstrators are unhappy with their current state (poverty and limited rights).

Russian troops firing on demonstrators with machine guns, corner of Nevsky Prospect and Sadovaya Street, St. Petersburg, June by Karl Karlovich Bulla

Penshurst Place, Kent - the huge medieval Baron's Hall. This is where Anne of Cleves lived after annulment from her marriage to King Henry VIII. The original medieval house is one of the most complete examples of 14th-century domestic architecture in England surviving in its original location.

Penshurst Place, Kent - the huge medieval Baron's Hall, where Anne of Cleves lived after annulment from her marriage to King Henry VIII.

Stair case in Knole House, Kent, England.Tudor Palace.

Henry VIII's palaces

Henry VIII's palaces - Henry VIII's palaces - Another Tudor Palace, Knole in Kent, gives an even better sense of the period. Henry was “ultra-fashionable” and his palaces were the most stylish in northern Europe.

Eastgate House in Rochester, the famous Westgate House from Pickwick Papers.

Eastgate House in Rochester, the famous Westgate House from Pickwick Papers.

Russian Revolution of 1917 - Russian Revolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bolshevik forces marching on Red Square, 8 March – 8 November Russian Revolution - Wikiwand

Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi better known as the Shah of Iran was overthrown by  Shi'a clergy,  Ruhollah Khomeini. He banned the communist Tudeh Party, and wanted modernize the country of Iran even more. He was one of the first leaders of the Middle East to recognize Israel as a de facto state

The Shah of Iran and his son Prince Reza, and wife Farah, with elaborate Iranian crown jewels

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