/Contemporary history

The Look of Oscar Wilde

By |2018-10-15T02:44:17+00:00October 15th, 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

The eccentric look of Oscar Wilde Egocentric, quirky and ingenious, Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) It is one of the most famous in history dandy. Irish, son of an eye doctor and a poet, in the writer's life, one of the greatest of contemporary literature, si distinse anche per l'originale modo di vestirsi (leggi http://www.pilloledistoria.it/4283/storia-contemporanea/sorriso-guasto-oscar-wilde). Ma qual era [...]

Sane (Very bad and) Eating Habits in the Napoleonic Era

By |2018-09-05T01:18:51+00:00September 5th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

A table prepared. Generally, the eating habits of the French peasants in the Napoleonic era became healthier, but still existed some bad habit of the past In principle, the conditions of life in the French countryside during the Napoleonic Empire improved in various aspects, including food, and farmers began to [...]

Vintage Furniture: Psyche

By |2018-08-24T20:22:10+00:00August 24th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Psyche by vintage room umbertina If you're lucky enough to have inherited family, antique markets you can still find one of the furnishings that had more anger in Europe over 800: the psyche. Never heard of it? The appearance, however,, I'm sure, You know it all: this term [...]

Hiroo Onoda: The soldier did not wanted to Surrender

By |2018-07-21T15:23:14+00:00July 20th, 2018|Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

Hiroo Onoda The following article was sent to pills of History by the site operator www.libripdf.com and concerns Hiroo Onoda, a character, namely a soldier, to be discovered. Enjoy the reading. Hiroo Onoda The elder 15 August 1945, Emperor Hirohito announced Japan's surrender, the dropping of the bomb had decreed their [...]

Lingerie “Frozen” di Marilyn Monroe

By |2018-07-18T03:02:44+00:00July 18th, 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Cinema-TV-Show, Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

Marilyn Monroe. The actress he used to keep in the freezer then wore lingerie from consummate diva and famous women for attractiveness, Marilyn Monroe knew how to preserve what Mother Nature had generously given: a physical fantastically feminine. The breast was perhaps his greatest strength and actress point [...]

Milano: Traces on Alessandro Manzoni

By |2018-07-14T00:23:03+00:00July 14th, 2018|Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

Casa Manzoni in Milan One of the most interesting cultural tour that Milan has to offer the visitor, It is one of the places where he did most of Alessandro Manzoni of life, the greatest modern Italian writer and one of the most illustrious artists and intellectuals of all time. Fortunately Milan preserves [...]

Diary of Anne Frank: Discoveries Pages “prohibited”

By |2018-10-13T03:15:33+00:00May 17th, 2018|Events Characters Politics, News, Contemporary history|

Some pages of the Diary of Anne Frank The Anne Frank Foundation, with a tweet, announced the discovery of two pages so far remained unknown to the famous Diary of Anne Frank. Research conducted by two teams of experts, coordinated by the foundation itself, the original fact finding, now an old notebook and [...]

Shooting of Mata Hari

By |2018-05-12T23:40:54+00:00May 12th, 2018|Events Characters Politics, Contemporary history|

Mata Hari At the end of a process far from fair, Sun, pseudonym of Margaretha Geertruida Zelle, (http://www.pilloledistoria.it/10328/storia-contemporanea/mata-hari-breve-breve-biografia-della-spia-piu-sexy-tutti-tempi) He was sentenced to death by firing squad, and to no avail attempts to commute the sentence in a detention or use of the pardon. The execution took place on a cold and foggy morning autumn, the 15 October [...]

Being Magre in Victorian Period

By |2018-10-13T03:29:50+00:00April 27th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

Women Victorian era. Being thin was an imperative of beauty which you could not escape Each historical period has its own aesthetic rules, but the thinness, almost always, it is an imperative to which it is difficult to escape. It was like that for the Victorian woman, which was to keep as much as possible [...]

Lose weight in the '30s: Seaweed Soap

By |2018-10-13T03:32:54+00:00April 27th, 2018|Daily life Costume Company, Contemporary history|

a soap advertisement for slimming The thinness is not an imperative of our times exclusive beauty, but its many other eras. In the 30s of last century, cosmetic research he developed a new product that promised to fight the pounds so miraculous: the soap [...]