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What percentage of first births were illegitimate in 19th century England?

What percentage of first births were illegitimate in 19th century England?

One peculiarity of Victorian England is the rather very high number of illegitimate births and premarital conceptions relative to the periods before it. Illegitimate births and premarital conceptions

Germany and the Cold War (1945-1990)

Germany and the Cold War (1945-1990)

Wiped out in 1945, divided for almost 50 years, Germany was one of the symbols of the Cold War and the bipolarization of the world.Bibliography- Joseph Rovan, History of Germany: from the origins to the present day, Paris, Editions du Seuil, coll. "European library of ideas", 1994- André Fontaine, La Guerre froid 1917 - 1991, POINTS Histoire, 2004- Michel Winock, The time of the cold war: From the iron curtain to the collapse of communism (collection of & 39; articles published in the magazine L & 39; Histoire, Seuil Points Histoire, 1994 To go further Our other articles on the same theme

Juba II as Hercules

Juba II as Hercules

A coin portraying Juba II of Mauretania (r. 29 BCE - 23 CE) as Hercules. Obverse: Juba II as a youthful Hercules, wearing the Nemean Lion's skin. Reverse: Lion headdress and club of Hercules, with bow...

The Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte reopens its doors

The Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte reopens its doors

The Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, a 17th century masterpiece by the architect Le Vau, the painter-decorator Charles le Brun and the gardener Le Nôtre, will reopen its doors on Saturday March 17 for the new season, inaugurating a year of celebration of the 50th anniversary of the domain's opening to the public. On March 30, 1968, Patrice de Vogüé decided to open the doors of the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, his home, to the public: “All everyone will be invited to Vaux, not to a cold and pompous house, but to my wife and I, to M.

Alix orphan

Alix orphan

Jacques Martin, creator of the Bd & 34; Alix & 34; series, has just passed away at the age of 88. Inventor of historical comics, Jacques Martin will have made generations of readers travel throughout antiquity alongside his blond hero Alix, but also through the Middle Ages or under the reign of Louis XIV in other series.

Could Thomas Jefferson have ever heard Mozart's Symphony No. 40, KV. 550?

Could Thomas Jefferson have ever heard Mozart's Symphony No. 40, KV. 550?

The third president of the United States was a lifelong admirer of W. A. Mozart. Or rather, of Mozart's music; he arranged to meet Mozart in Paris when he was Minister to France (August 1784–Septem…