Adam Węgłowski

A regular contributor to “Focus Historia” magazine, alongside writing history books and crime novels. He was born in 1975. 
February in History
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February in History

Our eternally pessimistic correspondent gives his historical highlights for the month of February.
Adam Węgłowski
29th March 1857
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29th March 1857

On this day in 1857, a young Indian soldier in an infantry regiment of the British East India Company decided to take a stand against his British masters. His actions kickstarted a major rebellion.
Adam Węgłowski
5th December 1952
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5th December 1952

On this day in 1952, just over a decade after the wartime Blitz, death from above hit the streets of London again. Smog was everywhere, blinding pedestrians and even creeping into cinema screens.
Adam Węgłowski
November in History
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November in History

Our eternally pessimistic correspondent gives his historical highlights for the month of November.
Adam Węgłowski
6th February 1936
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6th February 1936

On this day in 1936, the Olympic flame burned from up high, announcing the start of the Winter Olympics hosted by… the Third Reich. The games were a propaganda coup for Adolf Hitler and his Nazi Party.
Adam Węgłowski
31st January 1863
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31st January 1863

On this day in 1863, a certain French author published his first novel, about three Brits taking a balloon trip over Africa. Jules Verne’s debut was a hit, and guaranteed his legacy.
Adam Węgłowski
December in History
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December in History

Our eternally pessimistic correspondent gives his historical highlights for the month of December.
Adam Węgłowski
Captain Nobody
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Captain Nobody

We imagine how Captain Nemo might have looked, had he been a Polish aristocrat fighting Russian tyranny, as Jules Verne originally intended in “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea”.
Adam Węgłowski
October in History
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October in History

Our eternally pessimistic correspondent gives his historical highlights for the month of October.
Adam Węgłowski
September in History
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September in History

Our eternally pessimistic correspondent gives his historical highlights for the month of September.
Adam Węgłowski
August in History
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August in History

Our eternally pessimistic correspondent gives his historical highlights for the month of August.
Adam Węgłowski
July in History
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July in History

Our eternally pessimistic correspondent gives his historical highlights for the month of July.
Adam Węgłowski