Pierre Bonnard
La Sala Recoletos de Fundación Mapfre acoge una retrospectiva dedicada a Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947), una figura decisiva en torno al nacimiento del arte moderno y, a la vez, un artista cuya producción...
Evelyn Nesbit, Harry Thaw & The 1906 Stanford White Murder
In the annals of 20th century crime there are many cases that claim the title of the “crime of the century.” From the Lindbergh kidnapping case to the O.J Simpson saga, the public has always had an un...
The St Valentine’s Day Massacre in Chicago
Prohibition in the United States gave a massive boost to crime. In Chicago in the 1920s gangs made fortunes from illegal liquor and the associated protection and vice rackets. The relationships betwee...
Jeff Milton
La belleza y perfección única de Jeff Milton, en un muy bonito video elaborado por mi amigo ALEXZM.
How Rare Black Dahlias Get Their Color
The flower has been a molecular mystery for years, but scientists think they may have discovered the combination of pigments that create these unusual beauties
Han van Meegeren - Van Meegeren's Fake Vermeers
More video's about art to be seen at: http://arttube.boijmans.nl In 1937, Dirk Hannema, the director of Boymans Museum, the later Museum Boijmans van Beuning...
Han van Meegeren - ‘Fake’ Dutch Golden Age painting, The Procuress, proven to be ‘genuine’ - Telegraph
A Dutch Golden Age painting, The Procuress, which was once deemed to be an amazing fake by forgery artist Hans van Meegeren has proven to be a genuine, it has been reported.
Victor Horta
This is the mini-story of Victor Horta... Music : Erik Satie, Gnossienne.
Pierre Bonnard
Pierre Bonnard (October 3, 1867 -- January 23, 1947) was a French painter and printmaker, a founding member of Les Nabis. He was born in Fontenay-aux-Roses. ...
Celestina Boninsegna
Celestina Boninsegna singing the famous Casta Diva aria from Bellini's Norma. Recorded for G&T in 1904. I think that this is the best of the 3 discs I've pos...
Demetre Chiparus
Demetre Chiparus, jazz age Romanian sculptor, resided in Paris during Roaring Twenties, made ivory and bronze chryselephantine Art Deco figures of the dancer...
Diego D'Amico
Diego D'Amico (29 September 1893, Bagheria - 6 August 1947) was an Italian politician. He represented the Christian Democracy in the Constituent Assembly of Italy from 1946 to 1947.
Karl Fredrik Wilkama
Karl Fredrik Wilkama, born Wilkman, (27 March 1876, Helsinki – 15 July 1947, Helsinki) was a Finnish General of the Infantry. He was the supreme commander of the Finnish Defence Forces.Wilkama became ...
Magick (Aleister Crowley)
Magick, in the context of Aleister Crowley's Thelema, is a term used to differentiate the occult from stage magic and is defined as "the Science and Art of causing Change to occur in conformity with W...
Francis Ernest Lloyd
Francis Ernest Lloyd, M.A. (October 4, 1868 – October 10, 1947) was an American botanist, born in Manchester, England, and educated at Princeton University (A.B., 1891; A.M., 1895), in New Jerse...
Evelyn Nesbit, Harry Thaw & The 1906 Stanford White Murder
In the annals of 20th century crime there are many cases that claim the title of the “crime of the century.” From the Lindbergh kidnapping case to the O.J Simpson saga, the public has always had an un...
Narasimha Chintaman Kelkar
Narasimha Chintaman Kelkar (N. C. Kelkar) popularly known as Sahityasamrat Tatyasaheb Kelkar (24 August 1872 – 14 October 1947) was a lawyer from Satara as well as a dramatist, novelist, short story w...
The St Valentine’s Day Massacre in Chicago
Prohibition in the United States gave a massive boost to crime. In Chicago in the 1920s gangs made fortunes from illegal liquor and the associated protection and vice rackets. The relationships betwee...
Maurice Fargues
Maurice Fargues (April 23, 1913 – September 17, 1947) was a diver with the French Navy and a close associate of commander Philippe Tailliez and deputy commander Jacques Cousteau. In August 1946, Fargu...
George Carney
George Carney (21 November 1887 – 9 December 1947) was a British film actor.He worked in the Liverpool Cotton Exchange, in a furniture business, then in the Belfast shipping yards. He then took up con...
Nelson Betancourt
Nelson Betancourt - was a cricketer who was a useful batsman and an occasional wicketkeeper and bowler. He was born in Trinidad on June 4, 1887 and died there on October 12, 1947, aged 60. His career...
Carlo Salotti
Carlo Salotti (25 July 1870 – 24 October 1947) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Prefect of the Congregation of Rites from 1938 until his death, and was elevated...
Richard Fuchs
Richard Fuchs ([fʊks]), composer and architect, was born in Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany, on 26 April 1887 and died in Wellington, New Zealand, on 22 September 1947. The football player Gottfried Fuchs w...
Dewey Metivier
George Dewey Metivier (May 6, 1898 – March 2, 1947) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for three seasons. He played for the Cleveland Indians from 1922 to 1924, playing in 54 career games....
Hans Ruch
Hans Ruch (8 September 1898 – 8 August 1947) was a German international footballer who played for Union 92 Berlin and Hertha BSC.
Karl von Oberkamp
SS-Brigadeführer und Generalmajor der Waffen-SS Karl Ferdinand Reichsritter von Oberkamp (1893–1947) was a German Heer and Waffen-SS officer who commanded the 7. SS-Freiwilligen-Gebirgs-Division Prinz...
Peter Guilday
Monsignor Peter Keenan Guilday (March 25, 1884 - July 31, 1947) US Catholic priest and historian, born in Chester, Pennsylvania of Irish parents. He studied for the priesthood at St. Charles Borromeo ...
Peter J. Smith (Wisconsin)
Peter J. Smith was a member of the Wisconsin State Senate.
Smith was born on August 22, 1867 in Denmark. In 1888, he married Ann Marie Lassen, they had five children. Smith died on April 2, 1947 i...
Marcel Varnel
Marcel Varnel (16 October 1892 – 13 July 1947) was a film director. He was born Marcel Hyacinthe le Bozec in Paris, France.Varnel started his working life on the Paris stage, soon becoming a director ...
William C. Durant
William Crapo "Billy" Durant (December 8, 1861 – March 18, 1947) was a leading pioneer of the United States automobile industry, who created the system of multi-brand holding companies with different...