The Pocket Guide to World History

Mathura. Indian city sacred to Hindu as birthplace of Krsna. [Read more ...]

Matilda. (Maud). 1102-67. English. Fought cousin Stephen 1135-48, who usurped throne. [Read more ...]

Matisse, Henri. 1869-1954. French painter in Fauvist style. Coined “cubism” 1908. Red Studio 1911. [Read more ...]

Matsuoka, Yosuke. 1880-1946. Japanese foreign minister 1940. Tripartite Pact with Germany, Italy. [Read more ...]

Matsushita, Konosuke. 1894-1989. Japanese industrialist; began 5-day workweek, guaranteed lifetime employment. [Read more ...]

Matteotti Crisis. 1924. Italian Fascists kill Socialist, Matteotti for denouncing them. Aventine Secession. [Read more ...]

Matterhorn. 14,691 ft. First climbed in 1865 by Whymper. [Read more ...]

Matthew, St. JesusApostle. First Gospel author. [Read more ...]

Matthias. 1557-1619. Holy Roman Emperor 1612-. Catholic Revival led to Thirty Years War. [Read more ...]

Matthias, St. Replaced Judas as one of 12 Apostles. [Read more ...]

Mau-Mau Revolt. 1952-6. Kenya Kikuyu rebel vs Britain. Kenyatta jailed. [Read more ...]

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