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Abbas I (1557–1628)

Abbasid

Abbott, Sir John (1821–93)

Abd el‐Krim (1881–1963)

Abd‐al Aziz ibn Saud

Abdication crisis

Abdul Hamid II (1842–1918)

Abdul Rahman, Tunku (1903–90)

Abdullah ibn Hussein (1882–1951)

Abdullah II (1962– )

Abdullah, Sheikh Muhammad (1905–82)

Abelard, Peter (1079–1142)

Aberdeen, George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of (1784–1860)

abolition of slavery

abolitionists

Aborigine

Aboukir Bay

Abraham, Plains of

Absaroke

absentee landlord

Abu Bakr (c. 573–634)

Abushiri Revolt (August 1888–89)

Abydos

Abyssinia

Abyssinian Campaigns (1935–41)

Academy

Achaean League

Achaemenid

Acheh War (1873–1903)

Acheson, Dean (1893–1971)

Acheulian

acropolis

Act of Union

Action Française

Actium, Battle of

Adams, John (1735–1826)

Adams, John Quincy (1767–1848)

Adams, Samuel (1722–1803)

Addams, Jane (1860–1935)

Addington, Henry, 1st Viscount Sidmouth (1757–1844)

Addled Parliament (1614)

Adenauer, Konrad (1876–1967)

Adowa, Battle of (1 March 1896)

Adrian IV

Adrianople, Battle of (9 August 378 ad)

Adrianople, Treaty of (1829)

Aegean civilization

Aegospotami, Battle of

Afars and Issas

Afghan Wars

Afghani, Jamal al‐Din al‐ (1839–97)

Afghanistan

Africa

African Charter on Human and People's Rights

African National Congress

African Union

Afrikaner

Aga Khan

Agade

Agincourt, Battle of (25 October 1415)

Agricola, Gnaeus Julius (40–93 ad)

Agricultural Revolution

agriculture

Agrippa, Marcus Vipsanius (63–12 bc)

Aguinaldo, Emilio (1869–1964)

Ahern, Bertie (1951– )

Aidan, St (651)

airforce

Aix‐la‐Chapelle, Treaty of (1748)

Akbar, Jalaludin Muhammad (1542–1605)

Akhenaten

Akkad

Aksum

al‐Qaeda

Alamein, El, Battle of (1942)

Alamo, the

Alanbrooke, Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount (1883–1963)

Alaric I (c. 370–410)

Alaska Purchase (1867)

Alba, Fernando Alvarez de Toledo, Duke of (c. 1507–82)

Albania

Albany Congress (1754)

Albemarle, George, 1st Duke of

Alberoni, Giulio (1664–1752)

Albert, Prince (1819–61)

Albigensians

Albuquerque, Alfonso de (1453–1515)

alcázar

Alcazarquivir

alchemy

Alcibiades (c. 450–404bc)

Alcuin (c. 735–804)

alderman

Aldermaston

Alessandri, Arturo (1868–1950)

Alexander I (c. 1078–1124)

Alexander I (1777–1825)

Alexander I (1888–1934)

Alexander II (1198–1249)

Alexander II (1818–81)

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