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Jun 30, 2023
Many showed incredible heroism, even sacrificing their own lives to aid others

The HMHS Britannic: Titanic’s ill-fated Sister

The HMHS Britannic, the sister ship of the infamous RMS Titanic, was one of the most luxurious and awe-inspiring ocean liners of its time. Built as part of the Olympic-class trio by the White Star Line, the Britannic was intended to carry passengers and cargo across the Atlantic, similar to her elder sister. However, the Britannic’s fate would be tragically different from that of the Titanic.

Jun 27, 2023
World economic strength

World GDP Per Capita (current US$) 1960-2023

GDP per capita is the Gross Domestic Product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources.