Parliament Square in London Is Closer to Having First Female StatueBreaking News
tags: London, Parliament Square
In 1867, a statue of the statesman George Canning was moved to Parliament Square in London, across from the Palace of Westminster and Big Ben.
Since then, statues of 10 other men — including Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill and, most recently, Nelson Mandela — have been erected there, but none of women.
comments powered by Disqus
- State lawmaker files bill to remove Virginia's Robert E. Lee statue from U.S. Capitol
- Massive Data Project Will Help People Identify Enslaved Ancestors
- U.S. Democracy Experienced Biggest Drop In 40 Years
- New Fox Series: Bill Clinton's Scandals
- Thailand drops royal insult charges against elderly historian
- Robert Caro says he’s reached 1966 in his next book on LBJ
- AHA asks members to "Help Protect the Census"
- Sports Historian Explains Why She Wrote that the NCAA is the Modern Jim Crow
- Ibram X. Kendi says "The Heartbeat of Racism Is Denial”
- Historians Call Trump’s ‘Sh*thole’ Comment "The Most Openly Racist by a President in Decades"