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Top royal weddings

Top royal weddings

Top royal weddings

The long awaited royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton will take place in less than one month, on Friday 29 April 2011 at Westminster Abbey. This wedding created unexpected fuss in the media and made us all dream of a perfect royal wedding.

The royal weddings are so rare these days, but each one has its own unique charm. Looking back to the last 100 years, we can find several royal weddings that impressed the world. These extraordinary royal wedding are: (more…)

Who are the four kings in a deck of cards?

Who are the four kings in a deck of cards?

Who are the four kings in a deck of cards?

Card games attract players from around the world for centuries but in the last decade, thanks to the internet, the poker game became a recreational sport played by millions every day. The history of poker game is not very clear, but one thing is certain: playing card started to be used in the late fourteen century.

When it comes to the design of the cards there is one major dispute: do the four kings represent great historic rulers and who are they?

Is a common belief that the four royal cards represent David (King of Spades), Alexander the Great (King of Clubs), King Charlemagne (King of Hearts) and Caesar Augustus (King of Diamonds). This belief seems to be contradicted by the history itself. (more…)