Winston Churchill once disparage Gandhiji as a half naked fakir.
After sporadic visits by European explorers and merchants from the 17th century onwards, the eastern half of which continent was claimed by the British in 1770, and officially settled as a penal colony on 26 January 1788?
What caused the British government to allocate £20 million in the first half of the 19th century for payment mainly to private individuals?
Who disappeared from his job at the British Foreign Office in 1951, at the same time as Donald MacLean, so that both were suspected of spying for Russia?
Which Irish born British admiral and hydrographer created a standard scale in 1805 by which naval officers could report wind speed?