The Olmecs

This old civilization was discovered less than 2 centuries ago. It is the oldest Mesoamerican civilization and the “Mother culture” of Mesoamerica. The Olmecs are at the origin of the oldest known Mesoamerican civilization. But, unlike other Mesoamerican civilization, they were only discovered in the 19th century. It is in 1862 that a first colossal […]

The Toltecs

This great Mesoamerican civilization, is less known than the other big empires of this region of the world, but nevertheless it fascinated by the Aztecs and inspired the Mayans. The Toltecs were one of the main post-classical Mesoamerican civilization located around its capital city, Tula, in the central plateau region of Mexico. Not everything has […]

The 13 Colonies

The 13 Colonies are the colonies of the British Empire in North America that gave birth to the United States of America in 1776. Location of the 13 colonies on a map They are located on the east coast of North America. They are located between Nova Scotia and Florida, and between the Atlantic and […]

Kalmar Union

The Kalmar Union (Kalmarunionen in Danish, Swedish and Norwegian) is a union formed by the three Scandinavian Kingdoms of Denmark, Sweden and Norway from 1397 to 1523 (with several interruptions). Key Facts Government Government type Monarchy in personal union Capital Roskilde (1397 – 1416)Copenhagen (1416 – 1523) Kings 1387 – 1442 Eric of Pomerania also […]

Carolingian Empire

The Carolingian Empire is a Frankish kingdom from the early Middle Ages and located in western and central Europe. It was ruled by the Carolingian dynasty (which is considered to be the second dynasty of France). Location of the Carolingian Empire on the world map The Carolingian Empire was located in the following present-day countries: […]

Tartaria

Tartaria, Tartary or also sometimes calls The Great Tartary (Tartaria Magna in Latin), was the name given by European from the Middle age to the 20th century to Central and Northern Asia. The extension was from the Caspian Sea and the Ural Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. Where was Tartaria ? The Tartary encompassed the […]

Aztec empire

The Aztec empire (1376 – 1521) covered a part of actual Mexico and its capital was located at the current city of Mexico. The maps and data cover from the start of the Aztecs to the Spanish conquest led by Hernán Cortés. The Aztec empire map cover also the expansion by the different Tlatoque (Emperor) […]

Inca empire

The Inca empire (1438 – 1533) incorporated a large portion of western South America (Andes Mountains region). At its largest, the Inca was located on the actual Peru, western Ecuador, western and south Bolivia, northwest Argentina, a large portion of today Chile and southwest Colombia. Key facts Government Government type Divine, absolute monarchy Capital Cusco […]