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Klemens Wenzel von Metternich

Klemens Wenzel, Prince von Metternich was an Austrian politician. He is thought of as one of the most important diplomats of all time. Metternich was Foreign Minister for Austria from 1809 until 1848. In this time, he got Austria out of a bad tre ...

Ludwig Erhard

Erhard was born as the son of a salesman. After his middle school exam, he started training to become a salesman himself. He was wounded as soldier in World War I. After World War I, he started to study micro economy at a college in Nuremberg. Af ...

Helmut Schmidt

Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt was a German politician. He was Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1974 to 1982. Helmut Schmidt was born in Hamburg in 1918. He finished school in 1937 with the Abitur. Afterwards he had to join th ...

Ceann Comhairle

The Ceann Comhairle is part of the government of Ireland. The Ceann Comhairle is the speaker of Dail Eireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas. This is the same job as Speaker of the House in other countries. Until 2020, a newly elected Dail wou ...

Alexandria Governorate

Alexandria Governorate is one of the governorates of Egypt. The city of Alexandria was historically the capital of Egypt. Later Fustat was built, and this became Cairo. Today the governorate is considered second in importance to the Cairo Governo ...

Beheira Governorate

Beheira Governorate is a governorate in Egypt. The capital is Damanhur. In 2017, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi appointed the first female governor in the countrys history, Nadia Abdo, for Beheiras Governorate.

Dakahlia Governorate

Nabaroh. Sherbin. Damas. Mit Elkorama. El Gamaliya. Manzala. Mit Salsil. El Kurdi. Dikirnis. Aga. Temay Alamded. El Matareya. Talkha. Mansoura. El Senbellawein. Gamasa. Mit Ghamr. Bilqas. Gogar.

Damietta Governorate

Damietta Governorate is one of the governorates of Egypt. It is in the northeastern part of Egypt. It has a population of about 1 million. The city of Damietta is its capital. The city of Damietta is famous for its guava farms, and for the palm t ...

Giza Governorate

Giza Governorate is one of the governorates of Egypt. Its capital is the city of Giza. It is on the west bank of the Nile River opposite Cairo. It includes a stretch of the left bank of the Nile Valley around Giza. The Governorate got a large str ...

Sharqia Governorate

The following cities are in Sharqia Governorate: Faqous. El Husseiniya. Mashtool El Souk. Hihya. El Qurein. Diyarb Negm. El Ibrahimiya. Minya El Qamh. Abu Kebir. Bilbeis. 10th of Ramadan. El Salheya El Gedida. Awlad Saqr. Kafr Saqr. Abu Hammad.

Damascus Governorate

Damascus Governorate is one of the fourteen governorates of Syria. Completely surrounded by the Rif Dimashq Governorate, it consists only of the city of Damascus, the capital of Syria, and the suburb of Yarmouk Camp. The governorates area is arou ...

Latakia Governorate

Latakia Governorate is one of the fourteen governorates of Syria. It is situated in western Syria, bordering Turkey. Its reported area varies in different sources from 2.297 km² to 2.437 km². The governorate has a population of 991.000. Members o ...

Rif Dimashq Governorate

Rif Dimashq Governorate is one of the fourteen governorates of Syria. It is situated in the southwestern part of the country. It borders the governorates of Quneitra, Daraa and al-Suwayda in the southwest, Homs in the north, Lebanon in the west a ...

Commonwealth of England

The Commonwealth of England was the republican government which ruled first England and then Ireland and Scotland from 1649 to 1660. After the execution of Charles I on January 30, 1649, the Commonwealth was declared by the Rump Parliament on May ...

Domesday Book

The Domesday Book is the record of the great survey of much of England, and parts of Wales, completed in 1086, done for William I of England, or William the Conqueror. The Domesday Book also known as Domesday, or Book of Winchester was a record o ...

Elmet

Elmet was an independent Brittonic kingdom. It occupied the area of what was later the West Riding of Yorkshire. Elmet appears in records during the Early Middle Ages between the 5th century and early 7th century. Its neighbor to the east was the ...

English Interregnum

The English Interregnum was the period of parliamentary and military rule in the land occupied by modern-day England and Wales after the English Civil War. It began with the execution of Charles I in 1649 and ended when Charles II became king, af ...

Irish Republican Army

The Irish Republican Army or IRA originated from the Irish Republican Brotherhood, and fought against the British Army to get freedom for Ireland in the Irish War of Independence. The British army had invaded Ireland earlier in the plantation of ...

Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath is a British order of chivalry. It was founded by George I, on 18 May 1725. The name comes from an old ceremony, first mentioned in 1128. In the ceremony, men participated in a vigil of fasting, prayer, and t ...

Prehistoric Britain

Prehistoric Britain was a period in the human occupation of Great Britain that ended with the Roman invasion of Britain in AD 43.

The Protectorate

The Protectorate was the period of British history during which the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland was governed by a Lord Protector, which was from 1653 to 1659. Before the Protectorate, England and then Scotland and Ireland had b ...

Short Parliament

Charles I of England, who was also king of Scotland, was having problems with the Church of Scotland and war with them was breaking out again. Charles had spent the last 11 years ruling directly, without calling a Parliament even once. He did thi ...

Curie Institute (Paris)

The Curie Institute or Institut Curie is one of the leading medical research centres in the world. It is a private non-profit foundation for research into cancer. It is located in Paris, France.

Charing Cross Hospital

Charing Cross Hospital is a hospital in London, England. Charing Cross Hospital was set up in Villiers Street, London, in 1823. It became known as Charing Cross Hospital in 1827. It was set up after Dr. Benjamin Golding started a meeting in 1818. ...

Manatee Palms Youth Services

Manatee Palms Youth Services is a hospital. It has 60 patients at its location in Bradenton, Florida. Manatee Palms Youth Services has been shut down by the State of Florida twice because of hurtful behavior from staff workers and nurses at its h ...

NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue

NYC Health + Hospitals / Bellevue, formerly Bellevue Hospital Center and Bellevue Hospital, is the oldest public hospital in the United States. It was founded on March 31, 1736. It is on First Avenue in the Kips Bay neighborhood of Manhattan, New ...

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, formerly known as the National Naval Medical Center and also known as Bethesda Naval Hospital, Walter Reed, or Navy Med, is a United States tri-service military medical center, located in the comm ...

Canada mens national ice hockey team

The Canadian National Mens Ice Hockey Team is the ice hockey team for Canada. The team is run by Hockey Canada, a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation. From 1920 until 1963 Canada did not have a single national hockey team. Instead, ...

Czech Extraliga

The Czech Extraliga is the highest-level ice hockey league in the Czech Republic. As of 2009, it is ranked by the IIHF as the third strongest league in Europe.

Golden Hockey Stick

The Golden Hockey Stick is an award given to the top Czech ice hockey player. It was first awarded to the top player in the Czechoslovak First Ice Hockey League, beginning in the 1968–69 season. After the Czech Republic and Slovakia became separa ...

Swedish Ice Hockey Association

The Swedish Ice Hockey Association is the governing body for the sport of ice hockey, and nowadays even inline hockey, in Sweden. It was established on 17 November 1922.

Georges Vezina

Joseph-Georges-Gonzague Vezina, nicknamed "The Chicoutimi Cucumber" was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played five seasons in the National Hockey League and seven in the National Hockey Association for the Montreal Canadiens. H ...

Paul Cezanne

Mr. Paul Cezanne was a French painter. He was born in Aix-en-Provence, in the south of France, and died of pneumonia there. The artistic career of Paul Cezanne lasted more than forty years, from roughly 1860 to 1906. A busy artist, he produced mo ...

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, was a French painter of the Post-Impressionist period. He was born into a noble family, but lived for most of his life among the actors, dancers and prostitutes of Paris. He is famous for painting the lives of these peo ...

George Peppard

George Peppard, Jr. was an American movie and television actor. His roles included in the film Breakfast at Tiffanys 1961, and the television series The A-Team, where he was the leader of the group, who was often smoking a cigar. Peppard had lung ...

George Wallace

George Corley Wallace was an American politician. He served as Governor of Alabama serving from 1963 to 1967. He ran for President of the United States three times. Wallace was born in Cilio, Alabama. He began his long political career at the age ...

Islamic Community of India

The Islamic Community of India is the religious authority of Muslims in India. It is also recognised as the highest representative body of Muslims in the country. The communitys headquarters are located in Daryaganj, New Delhi. Grand Mufti of Ind ...

Al-Fatiha Foundation

The Al-Fatiha Foundation is an organization which advances the cause of gay, lesbian, and transgender Muslims. It was founded in 1997 by Faisal Alam, a Pakistani American, and is registered as a nonprofit organization in the United States. Imam D ...

2013 Boston Marathon bombings

The Boston Marathon bombings were a terrorist attack that happened during the 2013 Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. At 2:49 PM EDT, two bombs exploded thirteen seconds apart near the finish line. Three people were kille ...

2017 Lower Manhattan attack

On October 31, 2017, a man drove a pickup truck into cyclists and pedestrians along 1 mile of a bike path alongside West Street, near Chambers Street in Lower Manhattan, New York City. The vehicle-ramming attack killed eight people, including fiv ...

Orlando nightclub shooting

The 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting was a major incident inside Pulse, a gay bar and nightclub in Orlando, Florida. It happened on June 12, 2016. More than fifty people, including the shooter, were killed in the massacre. It was the deadliest hom ...

Manora Island

Manora or Manoro is a small island just south of the Port of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It has an area of 2.5 km 2. The island is connected to the mainland by a 12 km long causeway called the "Sandspit". Manora and other islands close to it create ...

San Nicolas Island

San Nicolas Island is the farthest from shore of Californias Channel Islands. It is part of Ventura County. The 14.562 acre island is used by the United States Navy for a weapons testing and training. The only people who live on the island are ab ...

Dreyfus Affair

The Dreyfus Affair was one of the biggest scandals in the history of France. It happened at the end of the 19th century. It was about Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish officer in the French army. In 1894, Dreyfus was accused of being a spy, and accused of ...

Sanhedrin

The Sanhedrin was a group of judges who led the Jewish people of every city in the Land of Israel. Their name is Greek and means "council" or "assembly." There were between twenty-three and seventy-one judges in each Sanhedrin. According to the H ...

United Torah Judaism

United Torah Judaism is an Israeli political party. Its ideology is conservative, and Ashkenazic Haredi Ultra-Orthodox. Political leaders are Yaakov Litzman Agudat Yisrael and Moshe Gafni Degel HaTorah. Yahadut HaTorah HaMeuhedet was founded in 1 ...

Dari (Eastern Persian)

Dari is a dialect of the Persian language. It is the Persian language as spoken in Afghanistan. It is the second official language of Afghanistan, and is widely used by the government and most media agencies. It is mainly spoken by the Tajiks and ...

Nuristani languages

The Nuristani languages are one of the three groups in the Indo-Iranian language family. The other two languages are Indo-Aryan and Iranian. They are spoken primarily in eastern Afghanistan.

Georgian language

Georgian is the official language of Georgia, a country in the Caucasus. Georgian is the primary language of about 3.9 million people in Georgia itself 83 percent of the population, and of another 500.000 abroad. It is the literary language for a ...

Lezgi language

Letzgi is a Caucasian language. It is spoken in Dagestan and Azerbaijan. There are about 600.000 speakers. In the Russian part of the territory, Lezgian has the status of an official language, that can be studied at universities. There are also r ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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