The Russian Revolution – an event that affected more than Russia and was more than a revolution.
Understanding the impact of Apartheid requires looking beyond Nelson Mandela's achievements to the bloody struggles of the African National Congress and international forces prolonging the violence.
China is one of the world's largest economies, and Deng Xiaoping was arguably the man who made that happen through his visions of economic reform.
Though more consequences are likely to develop in the post-9/11 era, the war on terror, heightened government surveillance and Islamophobia are notable legacies of this early 21st century tragedy.
Though the fall of the Berlin Wall did not bring along the utopia many had hoped for, it is a symbolic moment for the victors of the Cold War.
The Iranian Revolution was a hard-fought battle for those in favour of the Islamist model of governance, inspiring similar movements that have had varying degrees of success across the region.
6 million Jews were killed in the Holocaust. What happened then, and how we can keep to the promise – “never again”?
Forefather of contemporary neoliberalism or violent dictator – Pinochet's complicated legacy in Chile and the world.
The reverberations of JFK's assassination can still be felt to this day in the paranoid and racialised politics of the American right
When the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, it unleashed one of the most devastating events in history, which still has implications today.
More than 16 million people lost their lives in world war one. Over a century later, we are still asking – for what?