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Charles Maes

Maes was born in Brussels in 1559, the son of Jacobus Maes, a member of the Council of Brabant, and Aleyde de Tassis. He received holy orders and on 10 May 1590 was appointed dean of Antwerp Cathedral. He went on to become grand almoner to the Ar ...

Black Maria (IFF)

Black Maria was the rainbow code name for an identification friend or foe interrogator carried by interceptor aircraft in the Royal Air Force and US Navy. When initially developed, beginning in 1951, it was based on the World War II-era IFF Mark ...

Traffic Safety Service

The Traffic Safety Service was a division of the Ministry of Transport of New Zealand. It was a uniformed law enforcement agency responsible for enforcing road transport law in New Zealand. It was separate from the New Zealand Police. From the la ...

Acision

Acision was a privately held British mobile communications network infrastructure company engaged in messaging and charging systems that enable popular services such as Short message service, Multimedia Messaging Service, mobile internet browsing ...

Kailash Chandra Bose

Sir Kailash Chandra Bose CIE, OBE was an eminent Indian medical practitioner who was among the first Indian physicians to be knighted.

Conquest of Palestine

Conquest of Palestine may refer to one of the following: Jordanian annexation of the West Bank - capturing and unilaterally annexing parts of the former Mandatory Palestine in 1948/9 First Crusade - resulting in conquest and occupation of Islamic ...

O Spiritual Pilgrim

"O Spiritual Pilgrim" is a part song by Gustav Holst based on the poem "The Gates of Damascus" by James Elroy Flecker. Holst dedicated the piece to Gregynog Hall, the home of the art patrons and philanthropists Gwendoline and Margaret Davies. Hol ...

Niger (disambiguation)

Niger River, a river in West Africa Niger Vallis, a valley on Mars that appears to have been carved by water 8766 Niger, an asteroid Niger State, the largest state in Nigeria

Five Anniversaries

Five Anniversaries is a set of short pieces for piano by American composer Leonard Bernstein and the third installment in the series of Anniversaries for piano. It was composed between 1949 and 1951. It is known for presenting some of the musical ...

Rouen porcelain

Rouen porcelain is soft-paste porcelain made in the city of Rouen, Normandy, France, during a brief period from about 1673 to 1696. It was the earliest French porcelain, but was probably never made on a commercial basis; only nine pieces are now ...

Caspian Airlines Flight 6936

On 27 January 2020, Caspian Airlines Flight 6936 overran the runway on landing at Mahshahr Airport, Iran on a domestic flight from Tehran. All 144 people on board survived, with two injured.

Kritisk Revy

Kritisk Revy was a quarterly Danish architecture magazine. It was briefly published between 1926 and 1928 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The magazine played a significant role in developing avant-garde culture in Scandinavia between World War I and Worl ...

Luminous

Luminous Jedward song, 2012 Luminous, an album by Chris Murphy Luminous John Hicks and Elise Wood album, 1985–88 Luminous, an album by Bill Nelson Luminous EP, an EP by Cesium 137 Luminous The Horrors album "Luminous" ClariS song, 2012

Rain (Van Gogh)

Rain is an oil-on-canvas painting by Vincent van Gogh, created in 1889, while he was a voluntary patient at an asylum in Saint-Remy-de-Provence. He repeatedly painted the view through the window of his room, depicting the colours and shades of th ...

Nikolay Vasilyev (colonel)

Nikolay Ivanovich Vasilyev was a Red Army colonel killed in World War II. Drafted into the Red Army in the late 1920s, Vasilyev became a junior officer after graduating from a military school and held command and staff positions during the 1930. ...

Cambridgeshire (disambiguation)

Cambridgeshire is a county in England. Cambridgeshire may also refer to: Cambridgeshire and Isle of Ely, a former administrative county 1965–1974 HMT Cambridgeshire FY142, a British armed trawler Cambridgeshire Handicap, a horse race run at Newma ...

LinienstraSe (Dortmund)

The LinienstraSe is a street in Dortmund, Germany, known for prostitution. The street is located north of the citys main railway station Dortmund Hauptbahnhof in the Stadtbezirk Innenstadt-Nord district. There have been brothels on LinienstraSe s ...

Rudolf Neugebauer

Rudolf Neugebauer was a German SS Hauptsturmfuhrer during the Nazi era. He served as the head of the Vilnius Gestapo in German-occupied Lithuania and personally killed Jacob Gens.

Kameruka and Kamiri

Kameruka and Kamiri were near identical ferries that served on Sydney Harbour. Kamiri was built in 1912 and Kameruka was launched on 8 February 1913. They were double-ended "K-class" steam ferries, a type that was prolific on Sydney Harbour in th ...

Johnson Yaw Kusi Bodum Boateng Siriboe

Johnson Yaw Kusi Bodum Boateng Siriboe was a Ghanaian barrister and judge. He was a justice of the Supreme Court of Ghana from 1964 to 1966 and from 1971 to 1972.

Bernardine do Rego

Bernardine do Rego was born on 20 August 1937 and educated in Dakar and Paris. She studied at the University of Paris from 1961 to 1963, and at the Institut des hautes etudes dOutre-Mer IHEOM from 1962 to 1964. In 1964 she was appointed administr ...

Typhoon Amy (1991)

Typhoon Amy was the second typhoon to strike China in a week during mid-July 1991. An area of convection was first observed on July 13 within the vicinity of Yap. A tropical depression developed the next day. While initially tracking westward, th ...

Bourbon Triumvirate

The Bourbon Triumvirate refers to three powerful and influential Georgia politicians, all members of the Democratic Party, in the post-Reconstruction Era: Joseph E. Brown, Alfred H. Colquitt, and John Brown Gordon. These three men occupied positi ...

Narendra Manikya

Born Dwarika Thakur, he was the son of the Tripuri prince Durga Thakur, himself a son of Maharaja Govinda Manikya. Soon after his grandfathers death and the ascension of his uncle Rama Manikya in 1676, Dwarika made an attempt to claim the throne ...

Rama Manikya

The eldest son of Maharaja Govinda Manikya, as a prince Rama acted as one of his fathers military commanders. In December 1661, he was dispatched against his rebellious uncle Nakshatra Roy and engaged him in the Battle of Amtali, during which Ram ...

Plague

Great Plague of London, a massive outbreak in England that killed an estimated 20% of Londons population in 1665–1666 Plague Riot, a riot in Moscow in 1771 caused by an outbreak of bubonic plague Black Death, the Eurasian pandemic beginning in th ...

White knight

"The White Knight" Cledus Maggard song, a 1976 hit single by Cledus Maggard Batman: White Knight, a comic series by Sean Murphy White Knight album, by Todd Rundgren The White Knight book, a 1952 biography of Lewis Carroll

Augustus Pierce

Augustus F. Pierce was an American politician who served as the Tammany Hall leader of the Bronxs 8th assembly district in New York City until his death in 1934. An employee of the city since 1907, at the time of his death he worked for the Depar ...

Bing Liu (scientist)

Bing Liu was a Chinese coronavirus researcher living and researching in the United States. He was a Research Assistant Professor of Computational & Systems Biology Department at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He was 37 years old ...

Henry Hildyard (cricketer)

Henry Charles Thoroton Hildyard was an English first-class cricketer and clergyman. The son of Colonel Thomas Blackborne Thoroton-Hildyard, he was born in October 1824 at Flintham, Nottinghamshire. He was educated at Eton College, before going up ...

AAA Americas Heavyweight Championship

The AAA Americas Heavyweight Championship is a former championship contested for in the Mexican lucha libre promotion AAA, it was promoted as a secondary title to AAA’s main "World" title. Being a professional wrestling championship it is not won ...

Arroyo

Arroyomolinos de Leon, a town and municipality in the province of Huelva

Pecos

Pecos, Texas, a city in Reeves County, Texas, United States Pecos County, Texas, named for the Pecos River Pecos Spring, a spring Pecos River, rises near Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States Pecos, New Mexico, a village, United States Trans-Pecos, ...

The Happy Ending (play)

The Happy Ending is a 1922 play by the British writer Ian Hay. A man believed to have died a heroic wartime death returns home alive, and blackmails his wife into supplying him with money. Before the truth is revealed to their children, he redeem ...

Periodization of Ancient Egypt

The Periodization of Ancient Egypt is the use of periodization to organize the 3.000-year history of Ancient Egypt. The system of 30 dynasties recorded by third-century BC Greek-speaking Egyptian priest Manetho is still in use today ; however, th ...

Ashdon Hoard

The Ashdon Hoard is a hoard of Viking Age coins. It was found in the parish of Ashdon and has been dated to c.895, providing the latest evidence for a bullion economy in East Anglia. The hoard consists of 71 silver pennies including, 29 pennies o ...

Municipality of Maldonado

The municipality is located at the south area of the department, and it has a total area of 192 km² a 4.01% of the department area and a population of around 105000 inhabitants 55.12% of the department population.

The Best of Eric Carmen

The Best of Eric Carmen is a compilation album released by Arista Records in 1988, featuring solo recordings from Cleveland, Ohio singer-songwriter Eric Carmen. Unlike subsequent compilations such as The Definitive Collection, this record omits a ...

Pratiloma

Pratiloma is a Sanskrit term used in the Manusmriti, that is the Laws of Manu, to describe a hypogamous union between a high born woman and a man of a lower standing relative to the respective woman. Manu explains that the evolution of different ...

Ira Oberberg

Ira Oberberg is a former German film editor. Born in Moscow, the daughter of theatrical parents, she moved to Berlin at a young age. She was the half-sister of the cinematographer Igor Oberberg.

Municipality of Mirna

The Municipality of Mirna is a municipality in the traditional region of Lower Carniola in southeastern Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Mirna. Mirna became a municipality in 2011.

Carte de lEgypte (Description de lEgypte)

The Carte de lEgypte, from the Description de lEgypte, was the first triangulation-based map of Egypt, Syria and Palestine. The mapmaking expedition was led by Pierre Jacotin. It was used as the basis for many most maps of the region for much of ...

Dengbêj

Dengbêj is a Kurdish music genre and/or a singer of the music genre Dengbêj. Dengbêjs are singing storytellers. There have been many terms to describe Dengbêjs throughout history, but today Dengbêj is to best known, and also several singing story ...

Ben Landeck

Ben Landeck was a prolific British playwright, who wrote melodramas often in collaboration with Arthur Shirley. Several of his plays were made into early films.

Lebe

The Lebe or Lewe is a Dogon religious, secret institution and primordial ancestor, which arose from a serpent mythology. According to Dogon cosmogony, Lebe is the reincarnation of the first Dogon ancestor who, resurrected in the form of a snake, ...

Cassius Longinus

Cassius Longinus may refer to: Quintus Cassius Longinus, a tribune in 49 BC and supporter of Julius Caesar Gaius Cassius Longinus consul 124 BC, see Quintus Caecilius Metellus Balearicus Gaius Cassius Longinus consul 171 BC Longinus, also called ...

403rd Security Division

The 403rd Security Division was a rear-security division in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany. Throughout the war, the unit was mainly deployed in the Army Group South Rear Area behind the Eastern Front, which was a large, German-occupied area of the ...

Yasumi no Gogo

"Yasumi no Gogo" is the 26th single by Japanese singer/songwriter Chisato Moritaka. Written by Moritaka and Hideo Saitō, the single was released by One Up Music on October 10, 1995. The song was used as the ending theme of the TV Tokyo drama seri ...

Calle de Atocha

It roughly defines an axis cutting through the old city town from northwest to southeast, straddling along the border between the current Embajadores and Cortes neighborhoods for part of its total 1.3 km long length. It starts at the Plaza de San ...

Bank Employees Union (Finland)

The Bank Employees Union was a trade union representing workers in the banking industry in Finland. The union was founded in 1968, when the Bankers Union merged with the Savings Bank Employees Union. It affiliated to Confederation of Salaried Emp ...