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Overall winner. Mont Saint-Michel by Daniel Burton. (Photo by Daniel Burton/The Guardian)

The Historic Photographer of the Year awards celebrate historic places and cultural sites across the globe, from national treasures to hidden gems. Entries were judged on originality, composition and technical proficiency as well as the story that inspired the submission and its historical impact. Here: Overall winner. Mont Saint-Michel by Daniel Burton. (Photo by Daniel Burton/The Guardian)
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30 Nov 2018 00:05:00
Russian soldiers dressed in Red Army World War II uniforms attend a rehearsal for the Nov. 7 parade in the Red Square with Spassky Tower in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, November 6, 2015. The parade marks the 74th anniversary of a November 7 parade on Red Square when soldiers went directly to the front during World War II. For decades Nov. 7 was a holiday celebrating the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution. (Photo by Ivan Sekretarev/AP Photo)

Russian soldiers dressed in Red Army World War II uniforms attend a rehearsal for the Nov. 7 parade in the Red Square with Spassky Tower in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, November 6, 2015. The parade marks the 74th anniversary of a November 7 parade on Red Square when soldiers went directly to the front during World War II. For decades Nov. 7 was a holiday celebrating the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution. (Photo by Ivan Sekretarev/AP Photo)
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09 Nov 2015 08:03:00

A military band prepares to play the national anthems before Cuban President Raul Castro welcomes U.S. President Barack Obama at the Palacio de la Revolucion in Havana March 21, 2016. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

A military band prepares to play the national anthems before Cuban President Raul Castro welcomes U.S. President Barack Obama at the Palacio de la Revolucion in Havana March 21, 2016. Barack Obama on Sunday became the first US president in 88 years to visit Cuba, touching down in Havana for a landmark trip aimed at ending decades of Cold War animosity. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)
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22 Mar 2016 11:16:00
A worker stands by a historic building as it is moved down the block on wheels on New York Avenue to make way for a new construction July 28, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP Photo)

A worker stands by a historic building as it is moved down the block on wheels on New York Avenue to make way for a new construction July 28, 2014 in Washington, DC. A team from Expert House Movers have been moving the historic building near 4th Street which is one of the largest structures in the DC area to be moved. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP Photo)
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31 Jul 2014 09:48:00
In this Friday, January 9, 2015 photo, bathhouse worker Omid Riahi, 39, scrubs a man to remove dead skin, at the Ghebleh public bathhouse, in Tehran, Iran. The steamy air and curved tiled walls of Iran's famed public bathhouses, some rinsing and massaging patrons for hundreds of years, slowly may wash away as interest in them wanes. (Photo by Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo)

In this Friday, January 9, 2015 photo, bathhouse worker Omid Riahi, 39, scrubs a man to remove dead skin, at the Ghebleh public bathhouse, in Tehran, Iran. The steamy air and curved tiled walls of Iran's famed public bathhouses, some rinsing and massaging patrons for hundreds of years, slowly may wash away as interest in them wanes. The bathhouses, known as “hammams” in Persian, find themselves in rough financial times as modern conveniences now allow showers and baths in most homes across the Islamic Republic. (Photo by Ebrahim Noroozi/AP Photo)
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03 Apr 2015 12:40:00
An Emirati man sits outside an old house at the Heritage Village in Dubai, UAE March 13, 2016. (Photo by Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters)

An Emirati man sits outside an old house at the Heritage Village in Dubai, UAE March 13, 2016. The Heritage Village was created in 1997 in Al Shindagha Historical Neighborhood in Dubai, close to the Diving Village, to embrace the heritage events and to display a live image of the old traditional life in UAE. It represents the components of wild, marine, and mountain life, where the visitor can identify closely the old traditional customs of the country and the special characteristics of old houses, handicrafts, patterns, and forms of living. It is owned and managed by Dubai Culture & Arts Authority. (Photo by Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters)
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29 Apr 2016 11:26:00
Historical Celebrity Doppelgangers

Sometimes your mug isn't as original as you'd like it be. Considering there are over 7 billion people on this earth, someone's bound to be your doppelganger, and these historical figures and celebrities prove just that.
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01 Mar 2013 13:16:00


Yes, it's not a scrupulous reconstruction of certain historical event or era this is “Friendly Maneuvers”. ...
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06 May 2012 11:12:00