Robert Moses

New York's massively powerful urban planner, a man both admired and hated, whose parks, bridges, and mighty roadways, built from the 30s to the 60s, define the shape of New York today, is described in the 'Brooklyn' chapter of Rutherfurd's New York.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
The award for shortest reign in history goes to…Louis-Antoine Duke of Angoulême of France ! Louis XIX ruled for approximately 20 minutes – the time between when his father Charles X of France signed abdication papers in 1830 and the moment he too wielded a quill, signing away his rights to the throne.




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