Belgium set world record for longest period without a government.
One reason why Fidel Castro grew a beard: The US embargo cut off his razorblade supply.
Li’l fascist: Benito Mussolini was expelled from school for stabbing another kid in the buttocks.
In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.
Winston Churchill had a heart attack in the White House while straining to open a bedroom window.
Members of the U.S. Congress are the world’s highest paid legislators.
Iceland is the world’s oldest functioning democracy.