After the death of King Manuel I in late 1521, his son and successor, King John III of Portugal set about reviewing the Portuguese government overseas. Vasco da Gama re-emerged from his political wilderness as an important adviser to the new king’s appointments and strategy. Seeing the new Spanish threat Continue Reading

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The Statue of Unity is a colossal statue of Indian politician and independence activist Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (1875–1950), who was the first Deputy Prime Minister and Home minister of independent India and the chief adherent of Mahatma Gandhi during the non-violent Indian Independence movement. Patel was highly respected for his Continue Reading