The Pocket Guide to World History

Darius II. Persian King, 423-404BC. Allied with Sparta vs Athens. Lost Egypt. [Read more ...]

Darius III. Last Persian King, 335-330BC. Beaten by Alexander the Great. [Read more ...]

Dark Ages. c500-1000. Period of decline, frequent war. Little documentation survives. [Read more ...]

Darlan, François. 1881-1942. French admiral. Built navy 1933-40. Collaborated with Germany, 1941-2, then Americans. Assassinated. [Read more ...]

Darnley, Lord. 1545-67. 2nd husband of Mary Queen of Scots. Assassinated. [Read more ...]

Darrow, Clarence. 1857-1938. US defense lawyer for Leopold and Loeb, Scopes, Debs. [Read more ...]

Darwin, Charles. 1809-1882. English Naturalist. His Theory of Evolution supported Materialism. Origin of Species by Natural Selection 1859. Descent of Man 1871. [Read more ...]

Darwinism. Evolution by heredity, variety (mutation), and natural selection. [Read more ...]

Daudet, Alphonse. 1840-97. French humorist. Lettres de Mon Moulin 1869, about life in Corsica. [Read more ...]

Daudet, Leon. 1867-1942. Cofounder of Action Française, 1908. [Read more ...]

Daugherty, Harry. 1860-1941. US attorney general. Acquitted in Teapot Dome scandal. [Read more ...]

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