Top 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Abraham Lincoln

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. Abraham Lincoln, (February 12, 1809 – 15 April 1865), is one of the most memorable presidents of the United States right next to George Washington and JFK. He was the 16th president and served 5 yearsContinue reading “Top 10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Abraham Lincoln”

A Journey Through Physical Anthropology

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. Before the 1950s and the great changes Sherwood Washburn made to the field of physical anthropology and anthropology as a whole, the field used to be practiced in a very different way compared to today’s methods.Continue reading “A Journey Through Physical Anthropology”

Who Is Vittorio De Sica?

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. On July 7th, 1901, in the small Italian town of Sora that lay between Rome and Naples, actor and Neorealist director Vittorio De Sica was born. His father, Umberto De Sica, had composed a song, “TaralloContinue reading “Who Is Vittorio De Sica?”

Who Is Nikola Tesla?

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. Many people may be familiar with the electric car brand, Tesla, owned by entrepreneur Elon Musk, but the life and achievements of inventor Nikola Tesla tend to be far less known by the public. This isContinue reading “Who Is Nikola Tesla?”

Who Is Francesco Petrarch?

This post may contain affiliate links. The Wandering Antiquarian may earn a commission from purchases made through these links. Born in 1304 in what is now the region of Tuscany, Italy, Francesco Petrarca, known simply in English as Petrarch, was a poet and one of the founders of Renaissance humanism. Renaissance humanism was a movementContinue reading “Who Is Francesco Petrarch?”

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