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Manic Street Preachers – The birthplace of the great alternative rock band in Blackwood
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Manic Street Preachers – The birthplace of the great alternative rock band in Blackwood

A Welsh rock band formed in 1986 at Oakdale Comprehensive School, Blackwood, South Wales, which all the band members attended. The band consists of cousins James Dean Bradfield (vocals - guitar) and Sean Moore (drums - percussion), plus Nicky Wire (bass)....
Gospa od Skrpjela Island – The “Our Lady of the Rocks” in Perast
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Gospa od Skrpjela Island – The “Our Lady of the Rocks” in Perast

According to legend, the islet was made over the centuries by local seamen who kept an ancient oath after finding the icon of Virgin Mary and Child on the rock in the sea in 1452. The sailors, returning from a voyage, threw a rock into the Gulf. Over time...
Kate Sheppard National Memorial – The women’s suffrage monument in Christchurch
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Kate Sheppard National Memorial – The women’s suffrage monument in Christchurch

Is New Zealand's first memorial to the women's suffrage campaign, and particularly honors the life of one of the country's leading campaigners for women's suffrage, Kate Sheppard. The monument was built to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the women's vo...
Pocahontas – The popular young Indian rests in Gravesend
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Pocahontas – The popular young Indian rests in Gravesend

A Native American woman, notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia. She was the daughter of of an Indian chief. She is believed to have been born in 1595 and at about the age of 18 married the tobacco grower John Rolf...
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman – The birthplace of the greatest Bengali in Tungipara
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Sheikh Mujibur Rahman – The birthplace of the greatest Bengali in Tungipara

A Bangladeshi politician and statesman. He is called the "Father of the Nation" in Bangladesh. He served as the first President of Bangladesh and later as the Prime Minister of Bangladesh in 1971 until 1975 when he and most of his family were killed by re...

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