Griselda Blanco Restrepo, the infamous drug trafficker, was born in Cartagena, on the country's north coast of Colombia, on 15th February 1943. In her later life she was popularly known as La Madrina or Godmother. Apart from that, she was also known as the Black Widow, the Cocaine Godmother and the Queen of
The parentage of Pan is not very clear. However, some accounts described him as the son of Hermes, the messenger of the gods, and a wood nymph, named Dryope. He was born with two horns coming out of his forehead, crooked nose and pointed ears. In his lower limb, he
Kitty runs a brothel in Nazi Germany, where the military officers and the dignitaries can relax. She owned the facility all through her life. The aim of the brothel during the war was to seduce German military officers, dignitaries, and diplomats with women and alcohol so that they could express
Literally, a Cenotaph is an empty tomb or a monument erected in honour of a person or persons whose mortal remains are elsewhere.
There are three monuments in Calcutta, to honour the Indian soldiers who died in the First World War. The most prominent among these is the Glorious Dead Cenotaph,
Ilse Koch is the name of the devil woman who used to make lampshades from the skin of the prisoners of the Buchenwald concentration camp. She was every bit an evil, she was rightly nicknamed ‘The Bitch of Buchenwald’ for her barbarism and sadism.
Born to a factory foreman in Dresden
The Ochterlony Monument, popularly known as ‘Monument’, is a prominent and iconic landmark of Calcutta. It was designed by J. P. Parker and erected by Burn & Company in 1828, on the north-eastern side of Calcutta Maidan. The Monument was dedicated to the memory of Major-general Sir David Ochterlony, a
Cries and Whispers (Viskningar och rop) is a 1972 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Harriet Andersson, Kari Sylwan, Ingrid Thulin and Liv Ullman. The film is all about pain, death, love, lust, hate, and self-loathing which create almost a claustrophobic feeling.
The story is set on
Bacchus and Ariadne (1522–1523) is an oil painting by Titian based on the subject derived from the Roman poets Catullus and Ovid, about Ariadne, the daughter of Minos, the king of Crete.
Ariadne is mostly associated with mazes and labyrinths because of her involvement in the myths of the Minotaur and Theseus. Her father put
The imposing building of the General Post Office of Calcutta, situated on the western side of the Tank Square (Dalhousie Square), is considered by many as one of the conspicuous landmarks of the city.
The postal system was introduced in Calcutta by Warren Hastings in 1774 and the first Post Office
Adonis, an incredibly handsome young man, was the offspring of the incestuous union of King Cinyras of Paphos, in Cyprus, and his daughter Myrrha. Adonis was handsome and a good hunter. He believed that he is invincible and nothing can do any harm to him. He was young, but not