Biography : Who is Aung San Suu Kyi Detained During Military Coup in Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi born on 19 June 1945 is a Burmese politician, diplomat, author, and a 1991 Nobel Peace Prize laureate who served as State Counsellor of Myanmar from 2016 to 2021. As the leader of the National League for Democracy and the first State Counsellor (a position equivalent to prime minister), she played

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What is the History of the Confederate Flag Commonly Used by Trump Supporters?

The flags of the Confederate States of America have a history of three successive designs during the nation's existence from 1861 to 1865. The flags were known as the "Stars and Bars", used from 1861 to 1863, the "Stainless Banner", used from 1863 to 1865, and the "Blood-Stained Banner", used in 1865 shortly before the

4 Major Military Events That Happened on Christmas

1776: Washington's Famous Crossing of Delaware     The winter of 1776 didn't start as a good one for Gen. George Washington's Continental Army. They suffered many defeats in the first few months of the American Revolution and had been pushed out of New York and New Jersey into Pennsylvania. For the troops, morale was

The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-shek and the Birth of Modern China

The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-shek and the Birth of Modern China is a 2009 biography of Soong Mei-ling, wife of Kuomintang leader and President of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-shek written by Hannah Pakula. The book was widely reviewed as extensively researched and strongly put forward the argument that Madame Chiang and her

History of Japan–Korea Relations

For over 15 centuries, the relationship between Japan and Korea was characterized by cultural exchanges, economic trade, political contact and military confrontations, all of which underlie their relations even today. During the ancient era, exchanges of cultures and ideas between Japan and mainland Asia were common through migration via the Korean Peninsula, and diplomatic contact

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Emperor Meiji

Emperor Meiji (3 November 1852 – 30 July 1912), also called Meiji the Great (明治大帝, Meiji-taitei), or Meiji the Good (明治聖帝, Meiji-seitei), was the 122nd Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 3 February 1867 until his death on 30 July 1912. He presided over the Meiji era, a time of

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Trans-Siberian Railway Linking Japan to Europe

The Trans–Siberian Railway is a network of railways connecting Moscow with the Russian Far East.[1] With a length of 9,289 kilometers (5,772 miles) from Moscow to Vladivostok, it is the third-longest railway-line in the world.[2][3] Russian Empire government ministers personally appointed by the Emperor Alexander III of Russia and by his son, the Tsarevich Nicholas (later

United States Bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade

On May 7, 1999, during the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia (Operation Allied Force), five US Joint Direct Attack Munition guided bombs hit the People's Republic of China embassy in the Belgrade district of New Belgrade, killing three Chinese journalists and outraging the Chinese public. According to the U.S. government, the intention had been to bomb the nearby Yugoslav Federal Directorate for Supply and Procurement. President Bill

China in the Vietnam War

China in the Vietnam War The Vietnam War was a major event that shaped the course of the world in the second half of the 20th century. Although it was a regional conflict which occurred on the Indochinese Peninsula, it also affected the strategic interests of the People's Republic of China, the United States and the Soviet Union as well as the

Third Indochina War

Third Indochina War The Third Indochina War was a series of interconnected armed conflicts, mainly among the various communist factions over strategic influence in Indochina after United States withdrawal in 1973 and Communist victory in South Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia in 1975.[3] The complete American withdrawal instantaneously eliminated the principal and common adversary of all the communist powers.[4] Ever more diverging Chinese and

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