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Dan Snow

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Today in 1712 Richard Cromwell died. He succeeded his father Oliver as head of state in September 1658 but was forced to resign in May 1659. One of the shortest reigns in English history. However by living till 85 he is the second longest lived English ruler, after Elizabeth II.

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Today in 1807 Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, flushed with victories over the Prussian, Austrian and Russian armies, was set upon by a mass of hungry rabbits. They swarmed him, sending the most powerful man on earth fleeing in his carriage.

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We've just released our latest Historic Questions episodes on @HistoryHit, featuring @profmcscott, @oldfortunatus and Paul Cartledge. Please have a watch. Signup today and get 30 days free (£5.99 a month thereafter) 👉

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Plotting.

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Replying to @EmmaButcher_: I love living in Bow, East London. I love its parks, canals, pubs, and secret spaces. Yesterday, while out on a little wa…

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I love living in Bow, East London. I love its parks, canals, pubs, and secret spaces. Yesterday, while out on a little wander, I discovered it’s heritage trail and thought I’d share some quirky highlights

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Replying to @anneapplebaum: My God, this thread

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Quoted @DrBenWheatley

Germany lost at most 8 Sd.Kfz 251 in the Battle of #Prokhorovka, 1 is seen at Hill 252.2. At the same location 3 Pz IV were lost, another was sent for factory repair. For the 1st time the ultimate fate of the 389 German AFV on 12.7.43 is known: #WW2 #Kursk

Such meticulous research here:

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Vice President Aaron Burr shot Alexander Hamilton in a duel today in 1804.

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Now in 1212: the other great fire of london. Started in Southwark, swept across the wooden shops on London Bridge & incinerated The City.

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Replying to @thehistoryguy: One of THE most remarkable podcasts I have ever made

Anne, Baroness Glenconner on her life as an aristocratic companion…

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Professor Paul Cartledge is back on @HistoryHit. This time he is shining a light on the often-forgotten ancient Greek city-state of Thebes. Signup today and get 30 days free (£5.99 a month thereafter) 👉

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Thankfully I had the card-carrying legend @SpeakerDuff at the helm.

(His last filming gig was a Typhoon on Top Gun so I expect this was more glamorous.)

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The face of terror!
😨

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Thanks so much to @RichHolmesPhoto for capturing us as we shot over the dam at 60 feet.

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One of THE most remarkable podcasts I have ever made

Anne, Baroness Glenconner on her life as an aristocratic companion to Princess Margaret and why lawyers forced her to leave the most juicy bits out of her best selling autobiography.

🎧:

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Replying to @thehistoryguy: Gathering storm at @RAFScampton

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Gathering storm at @RAFScampton

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Quoted @Zeddary

On the subject of #CrimeInfested. A thread.

Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman, owned and lived in a condo on 43rd floor of Trump Tower.

Currently in prison for money-laundering, bank fraud, tax fraud, witness tampering and conspiracy against the United States.

My God, this thread

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