Actually, there are 9 empires that ruled about half or more of present day India. These are Nandas, Mauryas, Guptas, Vardhana [Harsha] empire, Palas, Sultanates, Mughals, Marathas and the British. This is comparable to the number of empires of China who ruled about half or more of present day China. There were also others like Cholas, Satvahanas and Rasht...(more)
The Luftwaffe [German airforce] bombed both the Buckingham Palace [where King George VI lived] and 10 Downing street. In both cases, the targets survived. Buckingham Palace alone withstood 9 bombing hits.
The King and Queen primarily lived in the Buckingham palace, and no...(more)