Martin Luther gets the credit, but Erasmus set the stage, including his emphasis on using the new technology of the printing press.
Posts tagged: European History
Trans people exist. A German physician, Magnus Hirschfeld, was a pioneer in recognizing the varieties of human gender, until his career was cut short by the Nazis.
Physicist and Nobel prize-winner Marie Curie organized pioneering mobile x-ray units to go to the front during World War I.
Spiegel Online reports on a newly-published diary by Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the man whose assassination sparked World War I. He killed a lot of animals. A lot of animals.