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Spring Temple Buddha – The colossal statue of Vairocana Buddha in Zhaocun
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Spring Temple Buddha – The colossal statue of Vairocana Buddha in Zhaocun

The statue built from 1997 to 2008. At 128 meters, including a 25 meters lotus throne, it is the second-tallest statue in the world. It was originally estimated to consist of 1,100 pieces of copper cast, with a total weight of 1,000 tonnes. Beneath the s...
Napoleon Bonaparte – Exile and death in Saint Helena
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Napoleon Bonaparte – Exile and death in Saint Helena

French statesman and military leader who led many successful campaigns during the French Revolution and the French Revolutionary Wars, and was Emperor of the French from 1804 until 1814 and again briefly in 1815 during the Hundred Days. Napoleon dominate...

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