Most Beautiful Colorized Images In History

Colorized historical photos | August 5, 2019

Otto von Bismarck died on July 30 in 1898.

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This is the look a man who’s seen things, who’s lived a life, who’s spent more time in battle than than he has at home. Bismark was a foreign affairs genius who was the founder and first chancellor of the German Empire, which lead him to be an authoritarian throughout his rule. After decades of control over the country, the election of 1890 pushed Bismark out of power and he resigned rather than leading the country into a major civl war. In spite of his major wealth, in the last years of his life Bismarck issued terse rebuttals to the government than followed his reign. 

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Jacob Shelton is a Los Angeles based writer. For some reason this was the most difficult thing he’s written all day, and here’s the kicker – his girlfriend wrote the funny part of that last sentence. As for the rest of the bio? That’s pure Jacob, baby. He’s obsessed with the ways in which singular, transgressive acts have shaped the broader strokes of history, and he believes in alternate dimensions, which means that he’s great at a dinner party. When he’s not writing about culture, pop or otherwise, he’s adding to his found photograph collection and eavesdropping on strangers in public.