About Brittani
My name is Brittani, and I am from Tennessee, USA. I have a B.A. in Political Science and History from the University of Tennessee: Knoxville, and I’m currently pursuing my master’s degree at Northeastern University. I’ve been passionate about history since I was a child. My favorite areas to study and research are World War II through the Cold War, as well as studying the ancient Romans and Egyptians. Aside from pursuing my passion for writing about history, I am the Europe Editor for Royal Central. I am also an avid reader who believes you can never stop learning! On any weekend in the fall, you can find me watching college football (American football) and cheering on my Tennessee Volunteers! You can contact me on Twitter @brittani_91 .
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The tragedy of Queen Alia

June 10, 2017 Brittani 1

Queen Alia of Jordan’s life was tragically cut short when she was just 28 years old. Born into a life of politics, she eventually would meet and fall in love with the Jordanian king. Alia Baha ud-din Toukan was born on Christmas Day in 1948 in Cairo, Egypt, to a Palestinian father who served as [read more]

The Year of Maria Theresa: Birth of a future Empress

May 13, 2017 Brittani 0

On 13 May 1717, Maria Theresa Walburga Amalia Christina, the future Holy Roman Empress, was born to Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI and Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel in the early morning at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria. She was baptised in the Roman Catholic Church later that evening. Her godmothers were named as Holy Roman Empress Wilhelmine Amalia, an aunt and Eleonor [read more]

Aishwarya and the massacre of the royal family

April 25, 2017 Brittani 2

Queen Aishwarya of Nepal was born as Lady Aishwarya Rajya Laxmi on 7 November 1949 in Lazimpat Durbar, Kathmandu. Aishwarya was the daughter of General Kendra Shumsher Jang Bahadur Rana and Shree Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah. Her family was from the former ruling Rana dynasty of Nepal. She would later meet a tragic end at the hands of her son. [read more]

Princess Muna: Bringing Britain into the Royal Hashemite Court

April 23, 2017 Brittani 2

Princess Muna al-Hussein, born on 25 April 1941, was the second wife of King Hussein I of Jordan; she is the mother to Jordan’s current monarch, King Abdullah II. She was born as Antoinette “Toni” Avril Gardiner in Chelmondiston, Suffolk, England and raised as a Christian in the United Kingdom. Her parents were Walter and Doris Gardiner. She was [read more]

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