Articles: Scotland - Syria
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- Scotland – The Royal Bank of Scotland, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews links and Old Tom Morris.
- Sierra Leone – Bai Bureh and his fight against unfair British Colonialism leading to the Hut Tax War of 1898.
- Slovenia – Jurij Vega: so confident of his work that he promised a gold ducat for each error that could be found.
- South Africa – This may, or may not, be the portrait of the early colonial governer, “Jan” Van Riebeeck of the Dutch East India Company.
- South Sudan – The Civil War Leader John Garang, who fought for a new Sudan appears on their first banknotes.
- Spain Alphonso X – Spanish King Alfonso X, authored the Fuero Real, considered Spain’s greatest contribution to the history of law.
- Spain José Bécquer – The tragic life of Spain’s favored romantic, and father of modern lyricism in Spain Poet José Domínguez Bécquer.
- Sri Lanka – The Temple of the Tooth at Kandy houses what is perhaps the most venerated object of Buddhist worship.
- São Tomé and Principe – Mistreatment of humans often leads to revolt, and on these islands, Rei Amador started the wave of independence.
- Sudan – Learn about the pyramids of Meroe in Northwest Sudan and how the search for treasure left many in ruin.
- Superstitions – Find out about many of the strange and curious superstitions about money throughout the world.
- Swaziland / Eswatini – Africa’s last absolute monarchy is held by King Mswati III, who changed the country’s name to Eswatini in 2018.
- Sweden – Considered the father of the nation, Gustav Vasa united the provinces, and enabled Sweden to stand on its own.