The Pocket Guide to World History

Salisbury, First Earl. 1563-1612. British adviser to Elizabeth I. Negotiated James I succession. [Read more ...]

Salisbury, Third Marquess. 1830-1903. British Imperialist Prime Minister 1885~1902. Fashoda. Boer War. Splendid Isolation. [Read more ...]

Salk, Jonas. 1914-95. US discoverer of polio vaccine 1954. [Read more ...]

Sallust. c86-34BC. Roman historian. Expelled from Senate for immorality. Catilina. [Read more ...]

Salome. -72. Herod Antipas’ step-daughter, demanded and received John the Baptist’s head. [Read more ...]

Salomon, Haym. 1740-85. Main financial backer of American Revolution. [Read more ...]

Salon des Refusés. 1863. Paris exhibition of paintings by Cezanne, Manet, Whistler refused by Academy. Déjeuner sur l’herbe. [Read more ...]

Salonika. Thessaloniki. [Read more ...]

Salonika Campaign. 1915-18. Allies take Serbia, Romania. Force Constantine I to abdicate. [Read more ...]

Salpêtrière. 1656. Established by Louis XIV to care for the 55,000 beggars on the streets of Paris. Pinel. [Read more ...]

SALT. US-USSR Strategic Arms Limitation Talks. 1969-79. Agreement 1972. 1979 agreement not ratified by US Senate. [Read more ...]

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