The Art of War (Sun Tzu)
It is written circa 500 B.C.

Alexander The Great
He (356-323 BC) is the king of Macedonia that conquered the Persian empire and annexed it to Macedonia. He is considered one of the greatest military geniuses of all times.

Genghis Khan
He was born around 1165 & died in 1207. He was a Mongol conqueror who ruled an empire which expanded from China to Russia.

World War 1
period = 1914 - 1918
deaths = 18 million

World War 2
period = 1939 - 1945
deaths = 60 - 100 million

Cold War
It was the conflict between United States & Soviet Union & their respective allies from the mid-1940s until the early 1990s.

Three Gorges Dam
The construction started at the end of 1994. It is expected to be fully operated in 2011. The total electric generating capacity is 22,500 megawatts. About 1,500,000 people are relocated.

Mother Teresa
She passed away in 1997 (born in 1910).

Princess Diana
She passed away in 1997 (born in 1961).

September 11, 2001
Terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center (in New York City) & the western portion of The Pentagon (in Arlington, Virginia). 2,974 people are killed in the attacks.

Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad
He was the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia. He held the post for 22 years since 1981. He stepped down in 2003.

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