Historical people of interest and the events that have made them famous


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The Celtic warrior Queen who almost forced a Roman withdrawal from Britain.  more  

Bill Richmond - Britain's first black celebrity

A fighting champion who overcame slavery and prejudice to win respect in Georgian Britain  more  

Al Capone

The prohibition on alcohol in the US facilitated the rise of some of history's most notorious gangsters. Al Capone made sure he was the most infamous of them all  more