Fun Fact: Hitler and Francisco Franco’s Relationship

Adolf Hitler meets with Francisco Franco fascist Spain

As they were both politically on the far right, Adolf Hitler and Francisco Franco became allies of one another. But when World War II broke out, Franco did not help Germany in their fight. Fearing an Allied victory, Franco played his cards carefully. Hitler remarked that he’d rather have his teeth pulled than talk to Franco again in person.

Fun Fact: Supreme Leader of Russia

Alexander kolchak supreme leader of Russia

After the fall of the Russian Empire, a military leader named Alexander Kolchak declared himself the supreme leader of Russia. He established a government in Siberia and was internationally recognized as Russia’s Head of State for about 2 years. However, the actual ruling Bolsheviks eventually got the best of him. He was captured and executed.