Between 1400 A.D. and 1800 A.D., three important Muslim empires emerged in Eastern Europe. Using powerful armies, these empires were able to conquer vast stretches of territory. These Muslim empires helped to strengthen Islam in the lands they controlled, and bring stability and economic growth.
These empires were the Ottoman Empire, the Persian Empire, and the Mongul Empire.
Being defeated is often only a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
In 1920, Eugene Debs, a Socialist, received 920,000 votes for president of the United States even though he ran his entire campaign from prison.