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A historical figure is a famous person in history, such as Catherine the Great, Abraham Lincoln, ... However, the legends that can grow up around historical figures may be hard to distinguish from fact. Sources are often incomplete .... of social progress. The thing it really concerns us to know is the natural history of society.


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May 17, 2014 ... 10 Historical Figures You Probably Don't Know Enough About ... This was the largest empire in Ancient Greek history, and though ..... In the middle was the self, around it the family, around that was society, then the nation, the ...


Historical figures changed the world, for better or for worse. Learn about famous historical figures in these articles from HowStuffWorks.


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Oct 2, 2012 ... Find out the truth about seven people who've become forever linked with ... William Canby, related it to the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.


Featured Historical Figures. Explore the stories of individuals from Georgia's past who have had a significant impact on our state's history. Read about their life ...