It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. President George Washington chose the site in 1792 and supervised construction. The architect was James Hoban.The mansion was not finished until 1800, so Washington is the only president who never lived in the White House.
Ehud Barak, left, stands with a pistol over the body of a Palestinian hijacker on the wing of a Sabena plane at Lod Ben Gurion airport, as other members of his unit evacuate passengers from the plane. Barak went on to become the Labor Party leader in Israel and was prime minister from 1999 to…
Solomon Osagie Alonge, “Visit of the Earl of Plymouth [right] to the Oba of Benin, Oba Akenzua II, Benin kingdom, Nigeria. Oba Akenzua II holds the coral regalia of Oba Ovonramwen, returned by the British in 1938
Diana wore a celadon-green straw hat designed by Philip Somerville on an official visit to Nigeria in March of 1990