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February 8, 1725

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1725 Peter the Great, the Tsar of Russia died. He was best known for modernizing Russia, by force at times, to try and make it as powerful as the other Western European nations. He was succeeded by his wife Catherine I, also sometimes called the Great. She died in … Continue reading

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January 29, 1820

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1820, Britain’s King George III died at Windsor Castle. The official cause of death was a combination of ‘old age’ and ‘insanity’. The official coroner’s report stated that Georgie III didn’t just have the typical insanity normally associated with the British monarchy, but his bat-shit craziness had grown to … Continue reading

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