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Kyle Broflovski

Kyle Broflovski is a fictional character in the animated television series South Park. He is voiced by and influenced by Matt Stone, one of the people who made the show. Kyle is one of the four main characters. The other three main characters are ...

William Allen White

William Allen White was an American newspaper editor, politician, author, and leader of the Progressive movement. Between 1896 and his death, White became a spokesman for middle America.

John Bates

John Lewis Bates was born in Massachusetts. He was a Republican, and was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1894 to 1899, from 1897 to 1899 he was Speaker of the House. From 1900 to 1903 he was Lieutenant Governor of Mass ...

H. R. Haldeman

Harry Robbins "Bob" Haldeman was an American political aide and businessman. He served as White House Chief of Staff to President Richard Nixon. He was involved in the Watergate scandal.

Conrad Hilton

Hilton was born in San Antonio, New Mexico. His father, Augustus Halvorsen "Gus" Hilton, was an immigrant from Norway. His mother, Mary Genevieve nee Laufersweiler, was an American of German descent. Hilton had eight siblings. Hilton attended sch ...

Reed Smoot

Reed Smoot was a republican senator from 1903–1933. He was also a leader in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a businessman. As a senator he is known for the 1930 Smoot–Hawley Tariff Act. Smoot was an important leader of the LDS ...

Dennis Richardson

Dennis Michael Richardson was an American politician. On January 2, 2017, he became the 26th Secretary of State of Oregon. He was the Republican candidate for Governor of Oregon in the 2014 Oregon gubernatorial election. Richardson was born in Lo ...

Lenore Romney

Lenore LaFount Romney was an American politician and actress. She was the wife of businessman and politician George Romney and the First Lady of Michigan from 1963 to 1969. She was the Republican Party nominee for the U.S. Senate elections in 197 ...

Eli Thayer

Eli Thayer was an educator, reformer, legislator and founder of the New England Emigrant Aid Company. He was instrumental in the politics of Kansas during the period known as Bleeding Kansas. When Congress passed the Kansas–Nebraska Act in 1854, ...

Carter Braxton

Carter Braxton, was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and a representative of Virginia.

Oliver Wolcott

Oliver Wolcott, was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and also the Articles of Confederation as a representative of Connecticut.

Judy Agnew

Elinor Isabel "Judy" Judefind Agnew was the wife of the 39th Vice President of the United States and Governor of Maryland Spiro Agnew. She was the First Lady of Maryland in 1967 to 1969. She also served the unofficial Second Lady from 1969 to 1973.

Pauline Fowler

Pauline Fowler was a character in EastEnders. She was played by English actress Wendy Richard. In the show, she lived at number 45 Albert Square. She had three children, Mark, Michelle and Martin. Mark died in 2004 of AIDS. She was married to a m ...

Cree

The Cree are one of the First Nations in North America. They are one of the largest groups. In Canada, over 350.000 people are Cree or have Cree ancestors. Most Cree in Canada live in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and the Northwest Ter ...

Christian IV of Denmark

Christian IV was the king of Denmark-Norway from 1588 until his death. He had a rule of more than 59 years. Because of this, he has the longest rule of all the kings of Denmark. He is sometimes referred to as Christian Firtal in Denmark and Chris ...

Christian VII of Denmark

Christian VII of Denmark was the King of Denmark and Norway from 1766 to 1808, and the duke of Schleswig and Holstein. He was the son of King Frederick V of Denmark and Louise of Great Britain.

Sophie of Mecklenburg-Gustrow

Sophie of Mecklenburg-Gustrow was a German queen of Denmark and Norway. She was the mother of King Christian IV of Denmark and Anne of Denmark.

Dietrich von Choltitz

Dietrich Hugo Hermann von Choltitz was an officer of the German Army in World War II. Choltitz was born in Graflich Wiese next to Neustadt. He participated in occupation of Sudetenland in 1938 and in the invasion of Poland in 1939. On 7 August 19 ...

Diogenes of Sinope

Diogenes of Sinope was an Ancient Greek philosopher. He was born in the town of Sinope around the year 412 BC and died in the city of Corinth, Greece on the year 323 BC. After being exiled for debasing the currency, he moved to Athens. He had a s ...

Epicurus

As a boy he studied philosophy under the Platonist teacher Pamphilus for about four years. At the age of 18 he went to Athens for his two-year term of military service. Epicurus never married and had no children, so far as we know.

Xenophanes

Xenophanes of Colophon, c.570 – c.475 BC, was a Greek philosopher, poet, and social and religious critic. Our knowledge of his views comes from fragments of his poetry, surviving as quotations by later Greek writers. To judge from these, his poet ...

Aeschylus

Aeschylus was an Ancient Greek poet and writer. He wrote about 70–90 plays. Only six of his tragedies have survived complete. Aeschylus was the earliest of the three greatest Greek writers of tragedians. The two others were Sophocles and Euripide ...

Aristophanes

Aristophanes was a Greek writer who wrote 40 plays. However, only 11 of his plays survive in their entirety. He is famous for writing comedies. They were biting satires aimed at famous men of his day, and the all-too-human weaknesses of ordinary ...

Sophocles

Sophocles was an Ancient Greek writer who wrote over 100 plays, according to the Suda. Only seven of his tragedies have survived complete. Sophocles was the second of the three greatest Ancient Greek writers of tragedies, the others were Aeschylu ...

Chandragupta II

Chandragupta II, also known as Chandragupta Vikramaditya, was a Raja Gupta of the Magadha kingdom.He was the son of Samudragupta and Dattadevi. Upon the death of their father, king Samudragupta in the year 375, it seems that his eldest son,Ram Gu ...

Samudragupta

Samudragupta was a ruler of the Gupta Empire of Ancient India. He was a son of the Gupta emperor Chandragupta I and the Licchavi princess Kumaradevi. He greatly expanded his dynastys political power. The Allahabad Pillar inscription, a prashasti ...

Shivaji

Shivaji Maharaj was the founder of Maratha dynasty and a warrior king of Maharashtra. He is known as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Shivaji was born in the Shivneri Fort in Maharashtra on 19 February 1630 to mother Jijabai and father Shahaji bhosal ...

Sikandar Lodi

Sikandar Lodi was the sultan of Delhi and second ruler of the Lodi dynasty after Bahlul Lodi. He was the most successful sultan of the Lodi dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate. Sikandar Lodi ruled the sultanate from 17 July 1489 to 21 November 1517. S ...

Tipu Sultan

Tipu Sultan, also known as the Tiger of Mysore, was the ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore from 1782 to 1799. He was also a scholar, soldier and poet. Tipu was the eldest son of Sultan Hyder Ali of Mysore and his wife Fatima Fakhr-un-Nisa. Tipu Sulta ...

Vajira princess

The princess Vajira, also known as Vajirakumari, was empress of Kingdom Magadha, having been the main spouse of the emperor Ajatashatru that reigned in the period 493 BC-461 BC. Mother of the successor of his husband, the emperor Udayibhadra. Vaj ...

Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria was the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1837 to 1901. She was born in London to a German princess and an English prince in 1819. She became queen at the age of 18 after her uncle William died. She was ...

Hella Haasse

Helene "Hella" Serafia Haasse was a Dutch writer. She was often called "the Grand Old Lady" of Dutch literature. Many people think her greatest book is Heren van de Thee The Tea Lords. It is famous in many countries around the world. In 1988 Haas ...

Muizzi

Amir Abdollah Muhammad Muizzi was an 11th century and 12th century poet. He was from Persia, and was the poet laureate of Sanjar. He was from the village of Nisa. He is considered one of the great masters of the Persian panegyric qasideh. He live ...

Bram Stoker

Abraham "Bram" Stoker was an Irish writer. He is best remembered as the author of the classical and influential vampire novel Dracula.

Twelve Apostles

The Twelve Apostles, were men who, according to the Synoptic Gospels and Christian tradition, were chosen from among the disciples of Jesus Christ for a mission. Judaism had an office known as apostle ". The Gospel of Mark states that Jesus Chris ...

Ryukyuan people

The Ryukyuan people are the natives of the Ryūkyū Islands, a collection of islands located in Japan.

Haakon VII

Haakon VII was the King of Norway from 1905 until his death in 1957. Originally a Danish prince, he was born in Copenhagen as the son of the future Frederick VIII of Denmark and Louise of Sweden. Prince Carl was educated at the Royal Danish Naval ...

Harald Hardrada

Harald Sigurdsson was also known as Harald of Norway. He was also called Hardrada in the sagas). Harald was King of Norway as Harald III from 1046 to 1066. Also, he unsuccessfully claimed the Danish throne until 1064 and the English throne in 106 ...

Brahui people

The Brahui people are the only Dravidian ethnic group in Pakistan. Of the 2.2 million Brahuis, most live in Baluchistan and Afghanistan, where they are native. They are closely linked to the Balochs with whom they have intermingled, and whose cul ...

Sindhi people

Sindhis are a Sindhi speaking socio-ethnic group of people originating from the Sindh province of Pakistan. Today Sindhis that live in Pakistan belong to various religious denominations including Islam, Zoroastrianism, Hinduism, Sikhism and Chris ...

Maria Francisca of Savoy

Maria Francisca of Savoy was a Princess of Savoy and the Queen consort of Portugal twice as the wife of Afonso VI and his brother Peter II.

House of Bourbon-Parma

The Bourbons of Parma are a royal family who ruled the Duchy of Parma from 1748 till 1860 when Italy was created. The family was founded by the Infante Philip of Spain, third son of Philip V of Spain and Elisabetta Farnese. The Treaty of Aix-la-C ...

Isabella of Castile

Isabella of Castile was a queen of Castile and Leon. She was the daughter of John II of Castile and his second wife Isabel of Portugal. Her brother, Enrique IV, who was the king of Castile, wanted her to marry her off. She wanted to marry someone ...

Prince of Asturias

Prince of Asturias is the traditional title given to the heir to the Spanish throne. John I of Castile first gave the title to his oldest son, prince Henry in 1388. The title lapsed in 1931 when the monarchy was overthrown. Military dictator Fran ...

Lê Duẩn

Lê Duẩn was the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam from 1969 until his death in 1986. Lê Duẩn participated in the formation of the Communist Party of Vietnam, in 1930. During the French colonial rule, he was imprisoned in 1931-36 ...

Yisrael Meir Kagan

Rabbi Yisrael Meir Kagan was a rabbi in Eastern Europe who was known as the leader of Orthodox Jewry. He also wrote very famous books, including Sefer Chofetz Chaim, and therefore, he is usually referred to as the Chofetz Chaim. He is also famous ...

Marc-Antoine Charpentier

Marc-Antoine Charpentier was a French composer. He lived in the period known as the Baroque period. His most famous music his Te Deum. This work begins with a prelude which today is extremely popular. It was the signature tune for the European Br ...

Pelham Humfrey

Pelham Humfrey was an English composer in the Baroque period. Although he died at the age of 26 he had an important influence on English composers such as William Turner and Henry Purcell. He lived at the time of the Restoration, when England was ...

Marin Marais

Marin Marais was a French composer and viol player. He is regarded as one of the great French musicians of the Baroque. Marais, the son of a poor shoe maker, was educated in a choir school were he was taught to play the viol. He then learnt from ...

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer was a German composer. He was one of the most important composers of instrumental music in the mid-17th century. Nothing is known about his early life. He became a member of the imperial chapel in the mid 1630’s. His job ...

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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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