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Art
June 10, 2016

Vincent van Gogh spent the majority of his life in poverty. During his lifetime, he sold only one piece of art, despite having painted over two thousand of them. He committed a suicide one year after leaving a psychiatric hospital. Franz Schubert became famous only 60 years after his demise. Prior to his death, he gave only one public concert which turned out to be… a flop. Actually, some of the greatest painters in the human history died before reaching 30 and were forgotten for about 20 thousand years.

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History
June 07, 2016

If we could hear the thoughts of Queen Isabella of Bavaria, they would probably go more or less like this... "Ruling over the 15th century French court is all blood, sweat and tears. Especially, if you are a woman and even more so if you are a foreigner. My courtiers often grimace at my harsh Germanic accent and call me Queen Isabella of Bavaria...

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