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Welcome to The Finer Times, an online information resource dedicated to world history. From world wars and spies, to crimes across Australia, we’re committed to providing students and teachers with a reliable way to access historical information. Created in 2008, what started out as an online article resource for history students has grown to become … Read more About Us

Donatello Italian sculptor

DONATELLO (diminutive of Donato) (c. 1386-1466), Italian sculptor, was the son of Niccolo di Betto Bardi, a member of the Florentine Wool Combers’ Guild, and was born in Florence probably in 1386. The date is conjectural, since the scanty contemporary records of Donatello’s life are contradictory, the earliest documentary reference to the master bearing the … Read more Donatello Italian sculptor

Fall of Saigon

During December of 1974, the People’s Army of North Vietnam also known as (PAVN) commenced numerous attacks towards South Vietnam. Success was achieved against the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN), United states advisors envisaged that South Vietnam could endure at the very least up to 1976. Instructed by General Van Tien Dung, PAVN … Read more Fall of Saigon