Enter the Georgian Era

Discover the figures, culture, and technology that made the Georgian Era a vibrant time of change for an empire.

8 Assassination Attempts, 1 Queen Victoria

A newly public kind of reign led Queen Victoria to face—and survive—8 assassination attempts.

5 Bloodthirsty Monarchs Who Slayed Their Way to the Throne

Nothing could stand in the way of these rulers' ambitions—not even their own families.

Explore the Past with Today's Best History Podcasts

Hit rewind with the year's most engaging podcasts.

Vlad the Impaler: The Bloodthirsty Truth Behind Dracula’s Namesake

Vlad III Dracula's reign looks monstrously cruel to today's eyes, but he was revered by his people.

The Romanov Family Beyond the Royal Tragedy: 7 Facts You May Not Know

The Romanovs' historical relevance goes far beyond a midnight execution.

The Tumultuous Life of Mary, Queen of Scots

Take a detailed look at the life of a ruler who inherited the throne when she was just six days old.