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Busker Busker

Busker is a Korean indie band which got their popularity in Superstar K, one of the most famous audition programs in South Korea. The band is composed of three members now: Jang Bum-jun, Kim Hyung-tae, and Bradely Ray Moore. They won the second p ...

Al Hunter Ashton

Hunter was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire. He came from a working-class background. He was named Alan Hunter at birth. He later changed his name by deed poll to Al Hunter. He wrote scripts for his own amusement from the age of 15. In his spare ...

William H. H. Miller

William Henry Harrison Miller was an American lawyer and Attorney General of the United States. Born in Augusta, New York, Miller graduated from Hamilton College in 1861. He studied law in the office of Chief Justice Morrison Waite, and was admit ...

William James

William James was an American psychologist and philosopher. He was an original thinker in physiology, psychology and philosophy. His major work was a twelve-hundred page book which gave us such ideas as the "stream of thought". William was the br ...

Rene Descartes

Rene Descartes was a famous French philosopher and physicist. He wrote books that are very important in the fields of maths, physics and especially philosophy. His dualism statement combined soul, mind, body theories and elements into one concept ...

Montesquieu

Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brede et de Montesquieu, was commonly known as Montesquieu. He was a French political thinker who lived during the Age Of Enlightenment. He is famous for his theory of the separation of powers in government. ...

Adam Weishaupt

Johann Adam Weishaupt was a German philosopher influenced by the ideas of the Age of Enlightenment. During his life, he was also influenced by the ideas of Liberalism. He was a Freemason, and liked the ideas of Deism and Republicanism. He also st ...

List of female governors in the United States

As of 2018, more than forty women were Governors of U.S. States or Puerto Rico. They had been state or U.S. territory Governors. Past United States Governors include Nellie Tayloe Ross, Ella T. Grasso, Judy Martz, Kay A. Orr, Barbara Roberts and ...

Chief Executive of Hong Kong

The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China is the representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and head of the Government of Hong Kong. The office was created to replace th ...

Emperor

An emperor is a male who rules an empire. The word is taken from the Latin language imperator. Often it is capitalized. A woman who comes to power in an empire is called an empress. The wife of an emperor is also called empress. An emperor or emp ...

Empress Myeongseong

Empress Myeongseong, also known as Queen Min, was the official wife of King Gojong. King Gojong was the twenty-sixth king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea. In 1902, she was given the honorary name of Hyoja Wonseong Jeonghwa Hapcheon Honggong Seongd ...

King

A king is a man who rules a country, because of inheritance. A king usually comes to power when the previous monarch dies, who is usually a family member of his. Sometimes a person may become king due to the previous monarchs abdication, for exam ...

Monarch

A monarch is the ruler of a monarchy. Monarchs usually rule because one of their relatives ruled. A male monarch can be a king or emperor. A female monarch can be called a queen or empress. Where rulers get their power by inheritance because they ...

Queen

In a country whose system of government is a monarchy, the ruler, or head of state, is decided by inheritance. That is, when a ruler dies their child, or nearest relative, takes over. For much of history most countries were governed in this way, ...

Pre-Loarn kings of Dal Riata

These are kings of Dalriada or Dal Riata prior to the reign of Loarn. These reigns cannot be 100% confirmed as true but most likely were the reigns of these kings, the list begins with Sen-chormac, possibly king.

Sancho VI of Navarre

Sancho Garces VI, called the Wise was King of Navarre from 1150 until his death in 1194. He was the first monarch to officially drop the title of King of Pamplona in favour of King of Navarre. With this action, he also changed the name of his kin ...

Sigismund II Augustus

Sigismund II Augustus was a Polish king, the last member of the Jagiellon dynasty. He was also the Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1548 to 1572.

Habemus Papam

Habemus Papam refers to the announcement given in Latin by the Senior Cardinal Deacon when a new Pope has been chosen. The announcement is given from the central balcony of St. Peters Basilica in the Vatican. After the announcement, the new pope ...

Holy See

The Holy See is the office of the Bishop of Rome, that is, the Pope. The term Holy See also means the Pope and the Roman Curia, the central government of the Roman Catholic Church. Every episcopal see is seen as holy and the Eastern Orthodox Chur ...

Pope Pontian

Pope Pontian, was the eighteenth Pope, the official title is the Bishop of Rome of the Catholic Church. Pontian served as pope mostly during the reign of Roman Emperor Severus, generally considered a peaceful period for Christians, but died durin ...

Social Democratic Party of Germany

The Social Democratic Party of Germany is the oldest political party in Germany that still exists. It was created on 23 May 1863. Many people think that the SPD is one of the two most important political parties in modern-day Germany, with the Ch ...

President of the Swiss Confederation

The President of the Swiss Confederation is the head of state and head of government of Switzerland. The president is the chief executive of the Federal Council of Switzerland and is the most senior member of the executive branch of the Swiss gov ...

Vice President of Zambia

Template:Politics of Zambia The Vice-President of Zambia is the second highest position in the executive branch of the Republic of Zambia. The Vice-President was previously appointed by the President before the amendment of the Constitution in 20 ...

David Simon

David Simons journalistic career began with articles in the school newspaper. After graduating from college in 1983, he came to The Baltimore Sun, where he worked for twelve years. In the newspaper, Simon dealt with criminal issues. In 1991, his ...

A & C Black

A & C Black is a British book publishing company. The company was founded in 1807 by Adam and Charles Black in Edinburgh. It moved to the Soho district of London in 1889. In 1851, the company bought the copyright of Walter Scotts Waverley Novels ...

Arovell Verlag

Arovell Verlag is an Austrian publishing house for modern literature. It was founded in 1991 by the Austrian writer, artist and musician, Paul Jaeg. Today, Jaeg is still the director. Each year, Arovell prints between ten and twenty new books. So ...

Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press is the publishing wing of the University of Cambridge. King Henry VIII of England granted it the letters patent in 1534. It is also the worlds oldest publishing house and the second-largest university press in the world ...

Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press is the largest university press in the world, and the second-oldest, after Cambridge University Press. It is a department of the University of Oxford. It is governed by the Delegates of the Press. This is a group of 15 mem ...

Arcadia Publishing

Arcadia Publishing is an American publisher. They publish neighborhood, local, and regional history of the United States in pictorial form. Arcadia Publishing also owns the History Press, which publishes text-driven books on American history and ...

University of Missouri Press

The University of Missouri Press is a university press controlled by the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri and London, England. It was created in 1958 by English professor William Peden. Many publications are by, for, and about people ...

University of Nebraska Press

The University of Nebraska Press, also known as UNP, is an academic publisher of scholarly and general-interest books. It was created in 1941. The press is controlled by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the main campus of the University of Neb ...

University Press of Kansas

The University Press of Kansas is a publisher in Lawrence, KS that represents the six state universities in the US state of Kansas: Emporia State University, Fort Hays State University, Kansas State University, Pittsburg State University, the Uni ...

Walter Camp

Walter Chauncey Camp was an American football player, coach, and sports writer. He is known as the "Father of American Football".

Dick the Bruiser

William Fritz Afflis was an American professional wrestler and football player. He was better known by his ring name Dick the Bruiser. Before becoming a professional wrestler, Afflis was a professional football player and played for the Green Bay ...

Blackjack Mulligan

Robert Jack Windham better known by his ring name, Blackjack Mulligan, was a retired American professional wrestler, author and former American football player.

Robert Neyland

Robert Reese Neyland was an American football coach. He also served in the United States Army and reached the rank of brigadier general. He is one of the few college football head coaches to coach the same school twice with a break in between the ...

Johann Baptist Allgaier

Johann Baptist Allgaier was a German-Austrian chess master and theoretician. He was also the author of the first chess handbook in German – Neue theoretisch-praktische Anweisung zum Schachspiel.

Hyacinthe Henri Boncourt

Not much is known about his life. The date of his birth, 1765, is based on a comment by an English chess player, George Walker, that in 1839 Boncourt was about 70 years old. Boncourt learned how to play chess from students of the great Philidor, ...

La Bourdonnais

Louis-Charles Mahe de La Bourdonnais was probably the worlds best chess player around 1830. Born in Reunion, he followed Deschapelles as the top professional at the Cafe de la Regence, Paris. La Bourdonnais beat the British player Alexander McDon ...

Mir Sultan Khan

Malik Mir Sultan Khan was the strongest chess master of his time from Asia. He was a manservant from British India who travelled with his master, Colonel Nawab Sir Umar Hayat Khan, to Britain, where he took the chess world by storm. In an interna ...

Peter Swinnerton-Dyer

Peter Swinnerton-Dyer was Sir Henry Peter Francis Swinnerton-Dyer, 16th Baronet. He was an English mathematician. He worked in number theory at University of Cambridge. He was best known for his part in the Birch and Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture. T ...

Duncan Fletcher

Duncan Andrew Gwynne Fletcher is a former Zimbabwe cricketer. He is a left hand batsman and Right arm medium fast bowler. He was born in 27 September 1948 in Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia. He was the former coach of India national cricket team. He ...

Best European Goalkeeper

The Best European Goalkeeper award is a football award given to the best goalkeeper in Europe as voted by the UEFAs panel of judges. It has been awarded every year since 1990. From 1998 to 2009, the winners of this award were the same as those of ...

Johnny Sauter

Jonathan Joseph "Johnny" Sauter is an American racecar driver. He currently drives in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, driving the No. 98 Ford F-150 for ThorSport Racing. Sauter won the 2016 Camping World Truck Series championship.

Paul Hunter

Paul Alan Hunter was an English snooker player. He was a three-time Masters champion, winning the event in 2001, 2002, and 2004. He also won three ranking events. He won the Welsh Open in 1998 and 2002 and the British Open in 2002. He was highest ...

Duke Kahanamoku

Duke Kahanamoku, was a Hawaiian athlete who is called the inventor of modern surfing. He was also on the United States Olympic team as a swimmer, and won several silver and gold medals. Contrary to some misinformation on the internet, Duke is not ...

Bear Bryant

Paul William "Bear" Bryant was an American college football coach. He was best known as the head coach of the University of Alabama football team. During his twenty-five years as Alabamas head coach, his teams won six national championships and t ...

Bud Carson

Leon H. "Bud" Carson April 28, 1930 – December 7, 2005) was an American football coach best known for working with the Pittsburgh Steelers championship teams of the 1970s.

Walter Johnson

Walter Perry Johnson was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. He played 21 years in the Major Leagues, all for the Washington Senators. He was then the manager of the Senators from 1929 to 1932, and he managed the Cleveland Indians from 193 ...

Leopold Sťastny

Leopold Sťastny was a Slovak football player and coach. Sťastny played before the Second World War for 1. ČsSK Bratislava as defender. The club is named today Slovan Bratislava. The played in the Statni liga, the highest Czech league. In 1935 Bra ...

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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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