Manchester Historian

Student newspaper for the University of Manchester's History Department

Sunday 23rd July 2017 | Manchester, UK

Lebensborn Program

Lebensborn Program

The upper echelons of the Nazi party famously believed in the pseudo-science of eugenics, and thus many Nazi social policies were implemented with the intention of strengthening the genetics of More »

The Taiping Rebellion

The Taiping Rebellion

What began as the religious mission of one man became one of modern China’s most pivotal historical events. The Taiping Rebellion (1850-64) destabilised the Manchu Qing Dynasty, devastated the southern More »

The Sacking of Constantinople in 1204

The Sacking of Constantinople in 1204

In 1198, Pope Innocent III was elected to the papal throne. After the devastating loss of Jerusalem in 1187 to Saladin’s forces, Innocent made the recapture of the Holy City More »

The IRA Divided

The IRA Divided

The Anglo-Irish Treaty, officially the ‘Articles of Agreement for a Treaty Between Great Britain and Ireland’, signed on the 6th December 1921, concluded the Irish War of Independence (1919-1921) following the Sinn More »

Rwandan Genocide

Rwandan Genocide

In approximately 100 days between April and June of 1994, an estimated 800,000 Rwandans were slaughtered by Hutu extremists. The extremists targeted members of the Tutsi minority community who made More »