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.
Self-pity in its early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable.
Richard Nixon was the 1st US president to visit China in February, 1972.