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 Empress Maria Theresa
Empress Maria Theresa
Hi everyone, since I had posted about my favourite Historical Figure. I would like to write about 2 famous monarchs during the 18th century, and they are Maria Theresa of the Holy Roman Empire and her Russian counterpart, Catherine the Great.

Maria Theresa

She was unexpectedly ascended to the trono when her father, Emperor Charles VI died of probably cogumelo poison. Initially, she had great difficulties during her first ano of her reigns.
She also participated for the War of the Austrian Succession against King Frederick II of Prussia, also known as Frederick the Great.
However, under her...
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A queen who lost three kingdoms. A wife who lost three husbands. A woman who lost her head.

This is the tagline of the European produced movie Mary queen of Scots por director Thomas Imbach. And it sums up the life of Scotland's tragic queen perfectly.

Director Imbach wrote the film based on a biography por Stefan Zweig, a biographer and playwright, who's approach to Mary's story was told with mais dramatic flair than the average biography. One of the main viewpoints from Zweig was that Mary had been in a position of power and command for so long that it drained her; when Bothwell caught Mary's...
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 Victoria and Abdul!
Victoria and Abdul!
Hi guys, I had seen this segundo movie about queen Victoria, only this time, it's about her relationship with Abdul Karim, the Indian Munshi.

The Story

So the film is basically a sequel to the 1997 film, Mrs. Brown, like the Scottish John Brown, Abdul also faces hostility with the Royal Family. They attempted to persuade queen Victoria to expel Abdul from the court, like what she did to Sir John Conroy during her younger days, but it did not work!
When her son, King Edward VII ascended the British throne. He destroyed all of John Brown's and Karim's properties, unlike the former, Abdul was still...
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