The Pocket Guide to World History

Tirpitz, Alfred von. 1849-1930. German naval minister 1897-1916. Built fleet to rival Royal Navy. [Read more ...]

Tirso de Molina. c1584-1648. Spanish dramatist. El Burlador de Sevilla 1635. [Read more ...]

Tisiphone. Fury of Revenge. [Read more ...]

Tissaphernes. -395BC. Persian satrap. Allied with Sparta. Reconquered Greek cities in Asia Minor. [Read more ...]

Tisza, István. 1861-1918. Hungarian Prime Minister 1903-5,13-17. Supported alliance with Germany. Assassinated. [Read more ...]

Titania. Queen of the fairies. [Read more ...]

Titanic. 1912. “Unsinkable” British ship sank on maiden voyage. 1513 died. [Read more ...]

Titans. 12 giant children of Uranus and Gaea. Overthrown by Zeus, other gods. [Read more ...]

Tithes. 10% tax paid to church. Implemented by Christians, 4C-9C. Enforced by law 8C; 10C England. Abolished: 1789 France, 1887 Italy, 1871 Ireland. 1836 England converted to rent and reduced; abolished 1936. [Read more ...]

Tithonus. Prince endowed with immortality, but not eternal youth. Became grasshopper. [Read more ...]

Titian. c1489-1576. Venetian painter of dynamic composition and brilliant color. Assumption of Virgin 1518. Charles V 1548. Rape of Europa 1562. Piéta 1576. [Read more ...]

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