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  • And today we're counting down our picks for the top 10 real life plot twists that changed history forever.

  • What's invention will transform almost every aspect of human life on drive the world into the modern age or conceded.

  • And Bush was awarded the electoral votes and declared president news hit Europe like a bombshell.

  • The devil, his enemies said, has been unchanged for this list.

  • We're going over the plot twists and other unexpected events that had a big impact on history.

  • If we shockingly left one off our list, be sure to surprise us.

  • In the comments below Number 10, Genghis Khan gets snubbed choirs.

  • Mia was an empire covering much of modern day Afghanistan and Iran.

  • In the early 11th century.

  • They were contacted by Genghis Khan, who sought to create a trade agreement and possible alliance.

  • He looked west to develop trading links.

  • He sent ambassadors to Persia.

  • But then the disrespect began.

  • Ah, 500 person caravan that arrived from the Khan was captured and killed with a sultan's approval, and further ambassadors that arrived to free them were also executed.

  • Sultan had fundamentally misjudged Genghis Khan's character in response Genghis Khan broke off his attacks on China and spent three years decimating the horrors me in empire, killing close to two million people, or nearly a quarter of their population.

  • The conquest led to the Empire's gown fall and was an important stepping stone for later Mongol campaigns to the west, the extent of the bloodshed in Persia was without precedent.

  • Number nine Japan wins the Russo Japanese War.

  • In the early 20th century, both Japan and Russia had designs on Manchuria and Korea.

  • Despite the island nation being much smaller and seeking to negotiate early on, Japan managed to get the better of Russia in the ensuing year and a half long conflict.

  • Given Russia's status is a great power.

  • At the time, the rest of the big name nations were surprised Japan achieved victory.

  • Oh, it's triumph not on.

  • Lee opened up its further conquests on mainland Asia that would play a large part in its imperialism for the next half century.

  • But Russia's defeat also sowed the seeds for the Russian revolution in 1905 and the rise of the Soviet Union.

  • Number eight.

  • The industrial revolutions disastrous consequences.

  • The industrial revolution changed everything, Britain needed a new source of fuel cold.

  • The development of new manufacturing processes and power sources essentially created the modern world as we know it today, with huge changes in everything from technology to social norms.

  • However, there have also been plenty of unforeseen consequences toe all the innovations.

  • What's invention would transform almost every aspect of human life on drive the world into the modern age.

  • Easily the most harmful has been the increase in pollution worldwide, which has had a drastic effect on the environment.

  • And while the standard of living has risen in some parts of the world, in others, the industrial revolution has only widened the gap between the rich and the poor.

  • Within 25 years, the majority of British people lived in cities number seven, a slip of the tongue brought down the wall early.

  • This wall is built to be permanent.

  • Intimidating a deadly.

  • Creating a physical barrier between East and West Berlin as well as the East and west areas of Europe, was an idea that was probably doomed from the start.

  • But the moment the Berlin walls downfall was secured was pretty unexpected.

  • In 1989 the East German press spokesperson Gunter Schabowski was set to announce an easing of travel restrictions between East and West, but had not been informed of the specifics before delivering the message for the first time.

  • East German citizens contractual abroad freely a journalist asks him when he answers at once, although the plan was to implement them the following day.

  • Schabowski, ignorant of this, told the press it went into effect immediately, prompting a flood of people to cross which led to the guards being overwhelmed and the public ultimately dismantling the wall.

  • If anyone had told me I'd see this damn wall come down in my lifetime, I'd have said they were crazy.

  • Number six terms of peace set the stage for more wars The Treaty of Versailles was supposed to ensure that the first World War really was the war to end all wars.

  • Instead, however, it sowed the seeds firm or to follow the terms required that Germany surrendered territory, restrict its military forces and pay costly reparations for the destruction The war had wrought.

  • This foster German resentment, which Hitler used to take control of the country and lead it into another much larger war, the worst in human history.

  • In turn, the fallout from World War Two would lead to the Cold War as well as conflicts in the Middle East and Asia.

  • Pretty ironic that a peace treaty would result in so much violence, struggling in 1919 with the very same problems we still can't resolve today.

  • Number five Gore Loses Bush Wins The 2000 US presidential election was one of the most contentious and momentous in the nation's modern history.

  • When the polls finally closed in Florida, the results were just too close to call, which automatically triggered a recount by machine.

  • And though we all know that George W.

  • Bush ultimately went on to be president, Al Gore was declared the winner of the all important Florida by multiple major networks early in the evening, based on exit poll data or conceded, and Bush was awarded the electoral votes and declared president, and ultimately, the election boiled down to the state of Florida.

  • Controversy swirled around rejected ballots and recounts, but in the end it took a Supreme Court decision to settle the controversy.

  • Despite the fact that Gore had secured Mawr of the popular vote, then Bush W.

  • Had won Florida and therefore the presidency and this decision likely changed the course of American history.

  • Saddam Hussein and his sons must leave Iraq within 48 hours.

  • Number four Russia saved by Fanboy.

  • While the Seven Years war, beginning in 17 56 is primarily remembered for being a conflict between Britain and France, many European countries took sides and Prussia aided Britain while also seeking to expand its own territory.

  • Things were looking bleak for the kingdom until Russia Czarina Elizabeth died.

  • Her nephew, German born Peter the third, was a great admirer of Prussia's Frederick the second, and Russia pulled out of the war and signed a peace treaty with um saving his idol and the country from certain ruin.

  • Without this act, Prussia probably would never have survived long enough to unify Germany.

  • Peter's actions also caused him to be deposed by his wife.

  • Katherine later called Catherine the Great, who ushered in a golden age for Russia.

  • Number three.

  • Napoleon's return as great a military commander as he was Napoleon still lost big time in Russia.

  • This allowed a coalition of allies to drive him to defeat, forcing his abdication and leading to his exile to the island of Elba in the Mediterranean in 18 14, still a sovereign.

  • This would be his new palace, where he was expected to spend the rest of his life.

  • However, less than a year later, the former emperor escaped his imprisonment and marched back to Paris with few men to start with.

  • Astonishingly, he managed to win every French army sent against him, growing his forces and retaking his throne with little bloodshed.

  • News hit Europe like a bombshell.

  • The devil, his enemies said, has been unchanged.

  • Of course, he was defeated again a mere three months or so later.

  • But how often does the defeated tyrant come back?

  • Instead, they sent him back into exile.

  • This time, they took no chances that he would return.

  • Number two Arabs defeat Byzantines and Persians.

  • The sustained empire of Persia and the Byzantine Empire were engaged in a 30 year war in the early seventh century, one of many conflicts between the two rivals.

  • However, no one at the time could have predicted that both impressive empires would be conquered by an Arabian army sweeping up from the south.

  • Sure, three decades of war had depleted both empires, but they were still major powerhouses and the Arab forces were the underdogs.

  • Yet they succeeded through superior tactics and the conversion of their foes to their new religion, Islam.

  • The conquest essentially ended.

  • The last of the Roman Empire and Persian culture had a heavy influence on Islam.

  • Going forward before we get to our topic, here are some honorable mentions The grand princess of Kiev's brutal revenge.

  • Olga's enemies expected a meek widow, but she defeated them all.

  • Spanish double agent Kwan Puzzle.

  • Garcia pretended to be a Nazi sympathizer but misled them to facilitate D Day.

  • Code named Garbo, a Spaniard working for my five but who German intelligence officers believed was working for them.

  • Harvard psychological experiments created the Unabomber.

  • Ted Kaczynski had his beliefs broken down, and he later built explosive new ones.

  • At Harvard.

  • Kaczynski was one of 22 student volunteers picked to take part in a personality study of gifted undergraduates.

  • Assassins Second attempt helped launch World War One.

  • Franz Ferdinand's driver took a wrong turn, and assassins finished the job.

  • In all fairness to Leopold, he didn't know the exact route.

  • No map, no GPS.

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  • Number one Hitler attacks Russia Despite both Adolf Hitler of Nazi Germany and Joseph Stalin of the Soviet Union signing a non aggression pact, the former launched an unprecedented assault on Russia.

  • A few years later, he was instigating a mental deal with Stalin, which over the next two years would decide the destiny of the Second World War.

  • Code named Operation Barbarossa, Hitler committed million's of troops to the invasion.

  • More than any other force in history, Hitler had finally made the momentous decision a war on two fronts, the very thing he'd sought to avoid when he first made his pact with Stalin.

  • The invasion was devastating for both Attackers and defenders, with millions killed in both combat and in murders by the Nazis.

  • Ultimately, though, opening up the Eastern Front proved very costly for Hitler as it brought the Russians into war against him and divided his attentions, massively contributing to the eventual loss of the war for Germany.

  • Had he held off, who knows how the war would have turned out his decision to attack Russia signed the death warrant of his own dreams of empire and of European imperialism in general.

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Top 10 Real Life Plot Twists That Changed History Forever

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/17
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