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A blueprint and justification for future Russian expansion was signed on January 30th, 1667.

The frontiersman and showman died on January 10, 1917.

What our online audience has enjoyed this past year.

Join us as we count down to Christmas with some numerically inspired historical facts – some tenuous, some inspired. None festive. Check back every day for more.

From early Latin literature to an obituary for the EU, ten historians recommend their best reads.

In this month's quiz we have questions on the US presidential debates, a war over pastries, and the Society of Righteous and Harmonious Fists.

This month we have questions on Uncle Sam, Greek philosophy, Akira Kurosawa and more.

Visual timeline showing the events of 1014-87

Everything you need to know about entering this year's prize.

Inspired by a recent article in the New Statesman, we asked seven historians about how their understanding of the past has changed.