ON THIS DAY: 27 JULY 1900: Why the Germans were called “huns” for years

Most people have come across an incident of the German people being called “the hun” – a derogatory nickname applied to the German army by allied soldiers in both world wars. But where did the nickname come from? On July 27th, 1900, Kaiser Wilhelm II, the last German Emperor (he was deposed at the end […]

Get unlimited access to Gript

Support Gript and get exclusive content, full archives and an ad-free experience

Share mdi-share-variant mdi-twitter mdi-facebook mdi-whatsapp mdi-telegram mdi-linkedin mdi-email mdi-printer mdi-chevron-left Prev Next mdi-chevron-right Related
Comments are closed

Do you agree with President Higgins that Irish Primary Schools "should teach sexuality in its fullest sense"?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...