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Interesting facts about Charles Perrault

To most people, Charles Perrault is a famous storyteller, although in fact his literary role was much, much broader. He was both a talented critic and a great poet who composed serious, profound works

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Interesting facts about suspenders

In Europe, the first mention of suspenders appeared during the reign of Louis XIV. Suspenders looked like a sling for a sword and only much later were transformed into a trouser-supporting accessory

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Interesting facts about Louis de Funes

The famous French film actor Louis de Funès became incredibly famous thanks to a series of films with his participation.

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Interesting facts about Louis 14

The French King Louis 14 is famous far beyond the borders of France

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Interesting facts about the first modern Olympics

In June 1894, Baron Pierre de Coubertin spoke at a congress in the Sorbonne and proposed that the Olympic Games be resumed, following the example of those held centuries ago in ancient Greece

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Interesting facts about bowling

Facts about bowling Games similar to modern bowling were widespread on our planet many centuries ago

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Hope’s Blood Diamond.

According to legend, it was found in the mines of Kollur near the famous Indian Yulkonda

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Guillotine - instrument of execution proposed by a French doctor

The mechanism for execution “guillotine” got its name after the name of the French doctor Joseph Guillotin. At that, Guillotin himself invented nothing new

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Interesting facts about ballooning

The first public launch of a balloon took place on June 4, 1783. Spectators could watch as brothers Joseph-Michel and Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier sent their invention into the air

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