wordnet_negotiator_110351874


# training instances: 62562
# testing instances: 8770
# true positives: 8375
# false positives: 690
# false negatives: 395
precision: 0.9238830667402096
recall: 0.9549600912200684
F1: 0.9391645640594337
True Positives - False Positives - False Negatives

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Gustav III of Sweden... edish War against Sweden, a conflict instigated by Catherine's cousin, King, who expected to simply overtake the Russian armies still engaged in war ...
Gustaf Vasa... h a yellow cross date from the early 16th century, during the reign of King. This flag was a swallow-tailed (double-tailed), and the first legal desc ...
Henry Tudor... brother, Richard, (later Richard III) was famously killed in battle againstat Bosworth Field
Augustus... ndar. The calendar reforms were completed during the reign of his successor. Quintilis was renamed Iulius (July) in honour of Julius Caesar in 44 BC ...
Netanyahu... mon Peres) and 1999–2001 (Ehud Barak), however, he looked favourably on thegovernment of 1996–1999 and supported it from the outside
Sigismund I the Old... ge was granted the title "Duke of Prussia" by his new feudal overlord, Kingof Poland, who was also his uncle. In a deal partially brokered by Luther, ...
Edward V of EnglandThe Princes in the Tower is a term which refers toand Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York. The two brothers were the onl ...
GDRT... E, the South Arabian kingdoms were in continuous conflict with one another.of Aksum began to interfere in South Arabian affairs, signing an alliance ...
John III's... banners. Prior to this, a similar flag appeared in the Coat of Arms of Kingduchy, which is today Finland Proper. The same coat of arms is still used ...
Lyndon B. JohnsonThe department was established on September 9, 1965, whensigned the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act into law. It st ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt... hind Herbert Hoover in the 1928 presidential election. Hearst's support forat the 1932 Democratic National Convention, via his allies William Gibbs M ...
Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of YorkThe Princes in the Tower is a term which refers to Edward V of England and. The two brothers were the only sons of Edward IV of England and Elizabet ...
Domitian... he Jews, completed during the last year of the reign of the Emperor Flavius(between 1.9.93 and 14.3.94, cf. AJ X.267). In expounding Jewish history, ...
Louis XIV of France... rial army. The Pico family would reign as dukes until Mirandola, an ally of, was conquered by his rival, Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, in 1708 and an ...
Herbert C. HooverThe 1928 Republican U.S. Presidential candidatemade his only southern campaign stop at Elizabethton and delivered his nat ...
Ethan Allen... he omnipotent being create a stone so heavy that the being cannot lift it?"'s Reason addresses the topics of original sin, theodicy and several other ...
St Edward the Martyr... he solemn translation of the relics of King Eadward II, soon to be known as, from their grave at Wareham to a shrine at Shaftesbury Abbey. In 984, in ...
John Tukey... e American Statistical Association, including notable statisticians such as, condemned the sampling procedure. Tukey was perhaps the most vocal criti ...
Stanley Jackson... uropean club in Chittagong in 1932, while Bina Das attempted to assassinate, the Governor of Bengal inside the convocation hall of Calcutta Universit ...
Edward IV of England... ard of Shrewsbury, 1st Duke of York. The two brothers were the only sons ofand Elizabeth Woodville alive at the time of their father's death. Sometim ...
Woodrow WilsonIn 1916, Baruch left Wall Street to advise presidenton national defense and terms of peace. He served on the Advisory Commissi ...
Herod Antipas... ore precise than Mark in the titles he gives to rulers, and initially givesthe correct title of "tetrarch", yet he lapses into calling him "king" at ...
President... s in the White House at the time leading up to the Great Depression — firstCoolidge in 1928, and then later followed by President Hoover later in 193 ...
President... more people than ever before will be able to witness the swearing-in of thefrom a vantage point in sight of the Capitol." The Committee made this arr ...
Francisco Franco... Seville in Spain. During his papacy, he purported to canonize Generalissimoand Christopher Columbus as saints. According to his supporters, Pope Greg ...
John I of Castile... erdinand's only daughter. As heiress presumptive, Beatrice had married king, but popular sentiment was against an arrangement in which Portugal would ...
Charles de Gaulle... beth, and in the French TV mini-series, Le Grand Charles, about the life of
Ma Ying-jeouIn the 2008 presidential election, KMT candidatedefeated DPP candidate Hsieh with 58.48% of the vote. The party also retai ...
Holy Roman Emperor... nce and central Europe. In 1806, the Holy Roman Empire ceased to exist whenFrancis II kept Francis I of Austria as his only official title. These ach ...
Indiana JonesAlthough some sources speculate that Andrews was the inspiration for, neither George Lucas nor the other creators of the films have ever confi ...
Jimmy CarterFollowing Ford's defeat by President, Scalia worked for several months at the American Enterprise Institute. H ...
Thomas Beecham... ng to establish itself as a self-governing body after the withdrawal of Sir. In 1949 the opera The Olympians by Arthur Bliss, to a libretto by Priest ...
Dhu Nuwas... d the Sabaean kingdom. They traded from the port of al-Muza on the Red Sea., a Himyarite king, changed the state religion to Judaism in the beginning ...
Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor... ntil Mirandola, an ally of Louis XIV of France, was conquered by his rival,, in 1708 and annexed to Modena by Duke Rinaldo d'Este, the exiled male li ...
Magnus Birgersson's... a combination of King Albert of Mecklenburg's coat of arms of 1364 and Kingcoat of arms of 1275, and is blue divided quarterly by a golden cross patt ...
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor... "S" on the duchy's coat of arms represented Albert's sovereign, Sigismund., and Pope Clement VII objected to the Prussian Homage, which was derided ...
Honorius... was the famous magister militum Stilicho, the chief minister of the Emperor
Gordon Campbell... , but failed to meet the required "supermajority" threshold of 60%. Premierannounced due to the large support shown for electoral reform a second ref ...
Alfonso X of Castile... rst with the Old Fuero (Charter) and later with the Royal Fuero, granted byin 1262 and ratified by Alfonso XI in 1339. On the other hand, the town of ...
Xiang Yu... authority had collapsed in the face of rebellion. Two former rebel leaders,(d. 202 BCE) of Chu and Liu Bang (d. 195 BCE) of Han, engaged in a war to ...
Henry IIILeiden was sacked in 1047 by Emperor. Early 13th century, Ada, Countess of Holland took refuge here when she w ...
Caracalla... atterns of urbanism, during the preceding century, by Septimius Severus and, who had already acknowledged its strategical importance. The city was th ...
Alexander the GreatAdrian Veidt / Ozymandias: Drawing inspiration from, Veidt was once the superhero Ozymandias, but has since retired to devote ...
Egyptian President... ul Middle East is the best solution for the development of Egypt, the thirdAnwar Sadat's groundbreaking trip to Israel in 1977, the 1978 Camp David A ...
Robert E. Lee... n sporting cologne), his serious work made him the trusted eyes and ears of's army and inspired Southern morale
Richard... sumed killed) within a year of Edward's death. The king's youngest brother,, (later Richard III) was famously killed in battle against Henry Tudor at ...
Gustaf Vasa... 20, and became blue with a golden cross only during the early reign of King, who successfully liberated Sweden from the temporary rule of the Danish ...
Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel... his advisors went about arranging a marriage for him. Their eyes fell upon, the eldest child of Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. She w ...
Louis the German... ildren, but one illegitimate son, Hugh. The kings of East and West Francia,and Charles the Bald, agreed to divided Lotharingia between them, and in 8 ...
Zach Taylor... inch (76 mm) rifled gun and was purchased for $155 on June 25, 1892, by thePost No. 42 of the Grand Army of the Republic
Christian II... ho successfully liberated Sweden from the temporary rule of the Danish Kingin 1521
Offa of Mercia... ounding agricultural region from the early Middle Ages The Anglo-Saxon Kingwas buried in the town in 796. In 886 it became a boundary town separating ...
Theodor Heuss... aced by a simpler Greek cross. On 1 October 1956, the President of Germany,, gave directions to use the Iron Cross as the official emblem of West Ger ...
Edward I... tagonist, a fictional Englishman who journeys to China during the reigns ofand Kublai Khan. Costain's narration includes technology such as the compa ...
Justin I... the Christian King of Aksum with the encouragement of the Byzantine Emperorinvaded and annexed Yemen. About fifty years later, Sayf ibn Dhi Yazan ask ...
Guillermo Rodríguez... rthrew the government of Velasco Ibarra. The coup d'état was led by Generaland executed by navy commander Jorge Queirolo G. The new president exiled ...
Augustus... ius Caesar in 44 BC and Sextilis was renamed Augustus (August) in honour ofin 8 BC
William Henry Harrison... oint du Sable near the mouth of the Chicago River. That same year, Governorof the Indiana Territory appointed Kinzie as a justice of the peace
Jimmy Carter... nsfer of sovereignty to assuage conservative opposition. In 1977, Presidentreopened negotiations, appointing Sol Linowitz as co-negotiator without Se ...
Nixon Administration... ther investigations in the 1970s found that they were not at fault, and thereversed all dishonorable discharges
Duke of Halland... went on a private visit to Wuppertal, Germany; at the same time, H.R.H. thewas on a private visit to Sainte-Maxime, France. The Government therefore ...
Shah Jahan... ed the Mughal Emperor Jahangir that if the young and charismatic son Prince, the newly instated as the Subedar of Gujarat had turned the English out ...
Louis XVIII... e island of Elba, and restored the French Bourbon monarchy in the person of. They signed the Treaty of Fontainebleau (11 April 1814) and initiated th ...
Erichthonius... A remnant of archaic myth depicts her as the adoptive mother of Erechtheus/through the foiled rape by Hephaestus. Other variants relate that Erichtho ...
Robert E. Lee... ecame a doctor, and served as a surgeon on the staff of Confederate generalduring the American Civil War. He was a pioneer in physical therapy. His m ...
Sol Linowitz... position. In 1977, President Jimmy Carter reopened negotiations, appointingas co-negotiator without Senate confirmation, and Helms and Strom Thurmond ...
Frederick II of Prussia... a itself by Austrian troops; and, though the invasion of Bohemia in 1744 byenabled him to return to Munich, at his death on 20 January 1745 it was le ...
Constantine... he popes and the church of the line of emperors beginning with the Emperorsand Theodosius, later the Eastern Roman emperors, and finally the Western ...
Lew Grade... ly a child audience. Henson was finally able to convince British impresarioto finance the show, which would be shot in the United Kingdom and syndica ...
President... any credit the speech by Robert F. Kennedy, who was in town campaigning forthat night, for helping to calm the tensions. Racial tensions heightened i ...
Carl XVI GustafUnder H.M., the present King of Sweden since 1973, the plain triple-tailed flag has ...
another brother... d brother were killed at the Battle of Wakefield, while his grandfather andwere executed for treason. Edward's two sons were imprisoned and disappear ...
President... ear conflict, the Islamic Republic's hailing of Khalid Islambouli, the lateAnwar Sadat's assassin as a religious hero, seeing as there was both a str ...
Gerald Ford... unsel. After Nixon's resignation, the nomination was continued by President, and Scalia was confirmed by the Senate on August 22, 1974
Horst Köhler... the Ministry of Defence to decide on the matter. On 6 March 2008, Presidentapproved a proposal by Minister of Defense Franz Josef Jung to institute a ...
Charles Gide... ty professor of law and died in 1880. His uncle was the political economist
Ferdinand II of Aragon... t the Jewish religion." These were the charges brought by the government ofand Isabella I of Castile against the Jews. They constituted the grounds f ...
Hadrian... known to the Romans, and the foundation of the town refers to the emperor,, with an inscription of somewhat doubtful authenticity. The bath-consciou ...
Æthelred... accession was disputed by his stepmother, Ælfthryth, who wished her own sonto reign. Through the influence of Dunstan, Eadward was chosen and crowned ...
Theodosius... church of the line of emperors beginning with the Emperors Constantine and, later the Eastern Roman emperors, and finally the Western Roman emperor, ...
Xiang Yu... d copies of the forbidden books but most of these were destroyed later whenburned the palaces of Xianyang in 206 BC
Pope Paul VI... op Thuc had the power to ordain he did not have the authority to do so from, which is a requirement for licit episcopal holy orders in Roman Catholic ...
Samuel Pepys... the cult of the Martyr King; however, no other eyewitness source, including, records this. Henry's account was written during the Restoration, some 1 ...
Septimius Severus... ely rebuilt on Roman patterns of urbanism, during the preceding century, byand Caracalla, who had already acknowledged its strategical importance. Th ...
Richard Nixon... years in Charlottesville, in 1971, Scalia entered public service. Presidentappointed him as the general counsel for the Office of Telecommunications ...
Caracalla... iption of somewhat doubtful authenticity. The bath-conscious Roman emperor,, once came here to ease his arthritic aches. Baden was also known as Aure ...
Jim Doyle... pson became the Libertarian party nominee in April and ran against Democrat, the state Attorney General, and incumbent Republican Governor Scott McCa ...
Isabella I of Castile... se were the charges brought by the government of Ferdinand II of Aragon andagainst the Jews. They constituted the grounds for their expulsion and ban ...
Coolidge... hite House at the time leading up to the Great Depression — first Presidentin 1928, and then later followed by President Hoover later in 1931 — choos ...
Gustavus Adolphus... ame coat of arms is still used by the province. Not until the reign of Kingin the 1620s, there is reliable evidence of a double-tailed blue flag with ...
Francisco Franco... s figures by anti-Franco Anarchists. After the civil war was won by General, Escrivá was able to return to Madrid. Escriva himself recounted that it ...
Sidgwick... ntral error of certain moral theories, such as those propounded by Mill and. Since then, the term has become common in English-language ethical theor ...
NestorAs the battle turned against the Greeks, thanks to the influence of Zeus,declared that the Trojans were winning because Agamemnon had angered Achil ...
Elizabeth Woodville... ke of York. The two brothers were the only sons of Edward IV of England andalive at the time of their father's death. Sometime around 1483, it is ass ...
George Washington... outing their choice to the clerk, as supporters cheered or booed. Candidatespent L39 for treats for his supporters. The candidates knew they had to " ...
Charlemagne... or, he should rule in Aachen, the capital of the first Carolingian emperor,, and in Rome, the ancient capital of emperors. Middle Francia (Latin Fran ...
Odin... e "-", anglicized as Hermod) is a figure in Norse mythology, the son of god
Premier... visive issue in Canada. A national plebiscite had been suggested by AlbertaRalph Klein and some Conservatives and Liberal backbenchers. However, Paul ...
Drusus Germanicus... riot relays, the emperor Tiberius hastened in 24 hours to join his brother,, who was dying of gangrene as a result of a fall from a horse
Titus... pression of the Jewish revolt, Josephus would have witnessed the marches of's triumphant legions leading their Jewish captives, and carrying treasure ...
Edward the Elder... rating Wessex and Danelaw. It was the seat of the Barony of Bedford. In 919built the town's first known fortress, on the south side of the River Ouse ...
Thomas Jefferson... to the complexity of city life, with its banks and factories. The Americanwas a representative agrarian who built Jeffersonian Democracy around the ...
George W. Bush... lo, co-founder of Yahoo!, and Neil Bush, economist and brother of President; from entertainment Lauren Hutton, film actor and supermodel, and Paul Mi ...
Omar Torrijos... oric American achievement", and warned that it would fall into the hands of's "communist friends". It had appeared as an issue in the 1976 presidenti ...
King Farouk I... ssador in Tehran. In the same year, Princess Fawzia of Egypt, the sister of, married Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the then crown prince (later shah) of Ira ...
Robert E. Lee... fantry regiment would include two companies of pikemen, a plan supported by. Many pikes were produced but were never used in battle and the plan to i ...
Adolf Hitler... he visit would prove of benefit to Jews, Hearst visited Berlin to interview. Hitler asked why he was so misunderstood by the American press. "Because ...
Frederick I of DenmarkOn 1 March 1526 Albert married Princess Dorothea, daughter of King, thereby establishing political ties between Lutheranism and Scandinavia. ...
Alexandre Pétion... th, Port-au-Prince was the capital of the republic, under the leadership of. Henri Christophe renamed the city Port-aux-Crimes after the assassinatio ...
Henri Christophe... was the capital of the republic, under the leadership of Alexandre Pétion.renamed the city Port-aux-Crimes after the assassination of Jacques I at P ...
Pope Paul VI... m His sub-Vicar, with the automatic right of succession to the papacy after. On August 6, 1978, Pope Paul died and Domínguez claimed the papacy, proc ...
Edward (II) "the Martyr"... ar died two years after his coronation, and was succeeded by his eldest son. His accession was disputed by his stepmother, Ælfthryth, who wished her ...
Franklin D. RooseveltHardy holds the distinction of playing both Winston Churchill and, and having played both roles on more than one occasion. He played Church ...
Shah Jahan... en he must expect we would do our justice upon the seas". Fearing the worstsealed an official Firman allowing the English to trade in Gujarat in the ...
Xiang Yu... s of the Grand Historian, after the collapse of the Qin Dynasty the hegemonappointed Liu Bang as prince of the small fief of Hanzhong, named for its ...
Josep Sunyol... n the ranks of those who fought against the military uprising. On 6 August,, the club president and representative of a pro-independence political pa ...
Andrew JacksonOn June 15, 1832, President, displeased with Atkinson's handling of the war, appointed General Winfie ...
Harald I of Norway... tacks upon the Viking peoples. Another possible contributing factor is that("Harald Fairhair") had united Norway around this time, and the bulk of th ...
Henry VIII... e of Repeal Act (1553); the Protestant religious laws passed in the time ofwere repealed; and the Revival of the Heresy Acts were passed in 1554. The ...
Terry Sanford... ch-counter demonstrations in Greensboro, compelled him to run. Lake lost to, who ran as a racial moderate willing to implement the federal policy of ...
ClaudiusThe Emperorpaid a visit while Britain was being conquered and was honoured with the a ...
Ferdinand IOn the death of his half-brotherwithout a male heir in October 1383, strenuous efforts were made to secure ...
Henry Tudor... ncastrian line had virtually been extinguished, and the only rival left was, who was living in exile
Septimius Severus... ntury the Roman Empire was plunged into a civil war. When the dust settled,emerged as emperor, establishing the Severan dynasty. Unlike previous empe ...
Memnon... of Patroclus, Achilles' closest companion was Nestor's son Antilochus. When, king of Ethiopia slew Antilochus, Achilles once more obtained revenge on ...
Francisco Macías Nguema... ngomo-based Esangui clan. Obiang was a general when he overthrew his uncle,
Abraham LincolnThe Act of Incorporation, signed by Presidenton March 3, 1863, created the National Academy of Sciences and named 50 ch ...
Kwame Nkrumah... lonialism, waged by the former colonial powers and other developed nations., who in 1957 became leader of newly independent Ghana, was one of the mos ...
Alton B. Parker... cated. The conservative wing of the party was ascendant and nominated Judgeinstead. An opponent of the British Empire, Hearst opposed American involv ...
Álvaro Obregón... he Mexican-American War of 1846 to 1848, is also famous in Mexican history.(possibly O'Brian) was president of Mexico during 1920-24 and Obregón city ...
Conan the Barbarian... nearly century-old house (now a museum) of Robert E. Howard, author of thebooks
Elizabeth IIQueenapproved in Regina, Saskatchewan on July 4, 1973 a new badge for the RCMP, ...
Laius... of Oedipus takes place before the opening scene of the play. In his youth,was a guest of King Pelops of Elis, and became the tutor of Chrysippus, yo ...
Luiz Inácio Lula da SilvaIn July 2010, after the visit of Brazilian president,, the sale of a Barroso-class corvette to be constructed in Brazil was ann ...
Vicente Fox... 920-24 and Obregón city and airport are named in his honour. More recently,served as President from 2000 to 2006. Mexico also has a large number of p ...
John II of France... mongst Edward's successes were the battles of Crécy and Poitiers where Kingwas taken prisoner, and the capture of the King David II of Scotland at Ne ...
Nick Fury... mics character Peacemaker, with elements of the Marvel Comics spy characteradded. Moore and Gibbons saw The Comedian as "a kind of Gordon Liddy chara ...
Numa Pompilius, the second of the seven traditional kings of Rome, reformed the calendar ...
Adolf Hitler... served alongside the Heer (regular army) but was never formally part of it.resisted integrating the Waffen-SS into the army, as it was to remain the ...
Francisco Franco... y the railway system, which could have been used to transport artillery hadnot used narrow-gauge tracks to repair bridges after the Spanish Civil War ...
George Washington... rtraits of subjects such as Mamie, their grandchildren, General Montgomery,, and Abraham Lincoln. Wendy Beckett stated that Eisenhower's work, "simpl ...
Cephalus... nal Orion could be made immortal, as well as an astronomical scene in whichis thought to stand in for Orion and his constellation, also reflecting th ...
Beatrice... ber 1383, strenuous efforts were made to secure the succession for Princess, Ferdinand's only daughter. As heiress presumptive, Beatrice had married ...
Anote Tong... e in March 2003 by a no-confidence vote and replaced by a Council of State.of the opposition party Boutokaan Te Koaua was elected to succeed Tito in ...
King John... meaning navel, because it was thought to be the navel of England. In 1203,granted Naseby its market charter and the village became a flourishing mar ...
Annie Besant... Home Rule League in 1916-18 with G. S. Khaparde and Muhammad Ali Jinnah and. After years of trying to reunite the moderate and radical factions, he g ...
Queen Victoria... f Foot, on 18 June 1853 (the 38th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo) by
Henry VI... s royal motto was modus et ordo, or "method and order"). The latter days of's government had been marked by a general breakdown in law and order, as ...
GDRT... riod the Kingdom of Aksum began to interfere in South Arabian affairs. Kingof Aksum acted by dispatching troops under his son, BYGT, sending them fro ...
Henry Bolingbroke... im after he promised that he had just come to reclaim his dukedom - just ashad done seventy years earlier. As he marched southwards he began to gathe ...
Ezra Taft Benson... urch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including two Church presidents:'26, and Thomas S. Monson '74), six apostles (Neil L. Andersen, D. Todd Ch ...
Anote Tong... sappears due to global climate change. In June 2008, the Kiribati presidentsaid that the country has reached "the point of no return"; he added: "To ...
Captain Atom... insic Field Subtractor" in 1959. Doctor Manhattan was based upon Charlton's, who in Moore's original proposal was surrounded by the shadow of nuclear ...
Alfonso VIII of CastileIn 1187, Kingmade the abbot of San Emeterio lord of the town, and in 1248 Santander par ...
Erichthonius... t she eluded him. His semen fell to the earth and impregnated the soil, andwas born from the Earth, Gaia. Athena then raised the baby as a foster mot ...
Salvador Allende... ent which led to a revolution in the popular music of his country under thegovernment. Shortly after the Chilean coup of 11 September 1973, he was ar ...
King Hussein... yrian position deteriorated, Jordan sent an expeditionary force into Syria., who had come under intense pressure to enter the war, told Israel of his ...
Anote Tong... sappears due to global climate change. In June 2008, the Kiribati presidentsaid that the country has reached "the point of no return"; he added: "To ...
Louis the Younger... n Lotharingia but was defeated near Andernach by Louis. In 879 Louis's son,, was invited by a faction of the West Frankish nobility to succeed Louis ...
Warren G. Harding... gnised the Court's jurisdiction in, following a long and drawn out process.had first suggested US involvement in 1923, and in 9 December 1929, three ...
Richard, Duke of Gloucester... VI, and Edward took refuge in Burgundy, accompanied by his younger brother. The rulers of Burgundy were his brother-in-law Charles, Duke of Burgundy ...
Polybus of Corinth... th, where Oedipus is taken in and raised in the court of the childless Kingas if he were his own
King Charles I... oor a small distance north of the village the Royalist forces, commanded by, battled the Roundhead army commanded by Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax ...
Diocletian... These reforms were finally realized late in the century under the reign of, one of them being to divide the empire into an eastern and western half, ...
Richard I... was elected Bishop of Salisbury shortly after the accession of Henry's sonto the throne of England
Monivong... amily. An older sister of Pol Pot had been a concubine at the court of King. Three of the Paris group forged a bond that survived years of revolution ...
Wen Jiabao... o the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, and its Premier is, who is also a senior member of the CPC Politburo Standing Committee
Jacques Chirac... Croatia's President Stjepan Mesic called the war illegal. French Presidentcommented on the statement of the ten Eastern European countries saying: " ...
Charles X GustavAfter, the son of John Casimir, count palatine of Pfalz-Zweibrücken, succeeded ...
Charles Tupper... ment until their deaths; Wilfrid Laurier dying while still in the post; and, Louis St. Laurent, and John Turner, each before they returned to private ...
Lew GradeDuring its ATV days, the chairman of the station, was said to have taken a personal dislike to the show but was persuaded ...
David II of Scotland... here King John II of France was taken prisoner, and the capture of the Kingat Neville's Cross. During this period, the Tower of London held many nobl ...
Edward VIIn 1553, Mary I, a Roman Catholic, succeeded her Protestant half-brother,, to the English throne. Mary set about trying to restore Roman Catholicis ...
Qin Er Shi... worked, and the younger son Huhai became the Second Emperor, later known asor "Second Generation Qin.
Thomas S. Monson... atter-day Saints, including two Church presidents:Ezra Taft Benson '26, and'74), six apostles (Neil L. Andersen, D. Todd Christofferson '69, David A. ...
Hadrian... in agony under the heel of the emperor. She appeared on coins issued under, as a more regal-looking female figure. Britannia was soon personified as ...
Sun Yat-senIn 1906, the Chinese Republican leaderproposed that Hainan should become a separate province although this did n ...
President Bush... servative Republicans are not committed to improving public education. When's 2003 budget proposal threatened to cut education grants, she responded, ...
Louis the Stammerer... Younger, was invited by a faction of the West Frankish nobility to succeed, Charles's son, on the throne. In response, Louis the Stammerer's sons, C ...
Prince George, the new Prince of Wales... e of the Prince. Upon the Prince's death in 1751, the education of his son,, became a priority and in 1755 Bute was appointed as his tutor. Bute arra ...
Paul Lazarsfeld... Robert Dahl, Philip Converse, and in the collaboration between sociologistand public opinion scholar Bernard Berelson
John F. Kennedy... to avoid inconveniencing the Chicago traveling public, including President. In a common pattern, Air Force One would land at a larger area airport, ...
Shah Jahan... ab. He was succeeded by his third son, Prince Khurram who took the title of. Jahangir's elegant mausoleum is located in the Shahdara locale of Lahore ...
Laius... t of religious pollution, caused because the murderer of their former King,, had never been caught. Oedipus vows to find the murderer and curses him ...
Charles de Gaulle... dissertation was on the Dutch response to France's decision under Presidentto leave NATO's integrated command structure. During this period he receiv ...
Roger II of Sicily... n Castle, widely known as the Castello Svevo (Swabian Castle), was built byaround 1131. Destroyed in 1156, it was rebuilt by Frederick II of Hohensta ...
Ronald Reagan... campaign was managed by Thomas F. Ellis, who would later be instrumental in's 1976 campaign and also become the chair of the National Congressional C ...
John... rd's death in 1199, Walter helped assure the elevation of Richard's brotherto the throne. Walter also served John as a diplomat, undertaking several ...
third wife... England. She took on the stage name "Jane Seymour" after King Henry VIII's
Franklin D. Roosevelt... uch remained a prominent government adviser during this time, and supported's domestic and foreign policy initiatives after his election
Edward... by Portuguese historians as the "illustrious generation" (Ínclita Geração):, the future king, was a poet and a writer; Peter, the Duke of Coimbra, wa ...
Hu Jintao... has been described as a "rubber stamp" body. China's incumbent President is, who is also the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, and i ...
John Paul II... r 1978, the Archbishop of Kraków, Cardinal Karol Józef Wojtyła, became Pope, head of the Roman Catholic Church. Polish Catholics rejoiced at the elev ...
Joseph Banks... cessor to his father, William Aiton, as Superintendent of Kew Gardens), Sir(President of the Royal Society), James Dickson (a nurseryman), William Fo ...
King Henry VIII's... Hertfordshire, in England. She took on the stage name "Jane Seymour" afterthird wife
Tim Rice... ay writers from Bucks include Terry Pratchett who was born in Beaconsfield,who is from Amersham and who is from Aylesbury
Ludwig III of Bavaria... revolution. On 7 November, the revolution had reached Munich, causing Kingto flee. Groener, a self-appointed military expert in the MSPD was sent to ...
Otto I... a bridgehead to Italy, which was re-affirmed during the Italian Campaign of. In the years 1007 and 1027 the Emperors of the Holy Roman Empire granted ...
Prince Frederick, the Prince of Wales... bellion of 1745, Bute moved to Westminster, London, and two years later metthere, soon becoming a close associate of the Prince. Upon the Prince's de ...
Cecrops... fered them the first domesticated olive tree. The Athenians (or their king,) accepted the olive tree and with it the patronage of Athena, for the oli ...
St Æthelberht... ce at Mass and the daily office. He visited the shrines of St Augustine and, and there are reports of a vision of angels who sang to him heavenly can ...
Andrew Loog Oldham... little equipment and needed to borrow Alexis' gear to play. This was beforebecame their manager
Emperor... capital in the Roman West, he was a recognizable figure in the court of theValentinian I. Ambrose never married
Maria Theresa... an Succession, nominally a struggle over the legitimacy of the accession ofto the Austrian throne, began in 1740, but at first did not involve either ...
Qabus... ur and Merv to the borders of Khorasan, seeking an opening for his talents., the generous ruler of Dailam and central Persia, himself a poet and a sc ...
Louis XIV... return to the stage in 1659. He wrote the play Oedipe, which was favored by. In the next year, Corneille published Trois discours sur le poème dramat ...
Charles the Bald... itimate son, Hugh. The kings of East and West Francia, Louis the German and, agreed to divided Lotharingia between them, and in 870 they came to an a ...
Elizabeth I of England... the disaffected. In England it was first imposed by statute in the reign of(1558) and its form has more than once been altered since. Up to the time ...
Henri Christophe... the Musée National is a museum featuring historical artifacts such as King's actual suicide pistol and a rusty anchor that museum operators claim wa ...
Queen Mary I... d-sixteenth century, among groups of English Protestant exiles fleeing from, some of the earliest anti-monarchist publications emerged. "Weaned off u ...
Neil L. Andersen... presidents:Ezra Taft Benson '26, and Thomas S. Monson '74), six apostles (, D. Todd Christofferson '69, David A. Bednar '76, Jeffrey R. Holland '65 ...
Sleeper agent... g Cylon agents, either aware at start of the game or become aware later, ass. Each of the 10 playable character has their own abilities and weaknesse ...
AttilaThe few demonstrably historical characters mentioned in the poems, like, provide a terminus post quem of sorts. The dating of the manuscripts the ...
Augustus... Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship ofand Traianus (or, less frequently, year 851 Ab urbe condita). The denomina ...
Lester B. Pearson... Queen's and McGill Universities, as well as working in the financial sector;, who acted as Chancellor of Carleton University; Joe Clark and Kim Campb ...
Friedrich Ebert... ber Philipp Scheidemann at the Reichstag building in Berlin, to the fury ofand James Mitchell, the leaders of the MSPD, who thought that the question ...
Zhang Zuolin... s under Japanese officers, as is charged." The Japanese had in their employ(Chang Tso-lin), a famous Honghuzi leader who led his men against the Russ ...
Edward Heath... e existing A3T missile. This decision was made official late in 1973 by theadministration, who changed the name from Super Antelope to Chevaline. The ...
U.S. President Abraham Lincoln... Carter was promoted to the brevet rank of brigadier general and assigned byto engage cavalry based in Kentucky against Confederate held railroad line ...
Edvard Beneš... England. Many of these settled in Bucks as it is close to London. Presidentof Czechoslovakia lived at Aston Abbotts with his family while some of his ...
D. Todd Christofferson... Taft Benson '26, and Thomas S. Monson '74), six apostles (Neil L. Andersen,'69, David A. Bednar '76, Jeffrey R. Holland '65 & '66, Dallin H. Oaks '54 ...
Peter... ration" (Ínclita Geração): Edward, the future king, was a poet and a writer;, the Duke of Coimbra, was one of the most learned princes of his time; a ...
Pope John Paul II... ter II. Incidentally, the papacy of Gregory XVII closely overlapped that of. He died, aged only 58, a mere 11 days prior to the death of his "rival" ...
Abraham LincolnThe Declaration's relationship to slavery was taken up in 1854 by, a little-known former Congressman who idolized the Founding Fathers. Lin ...
Alexander I... eteran, Prince Mikhail Kutuzov, was made the new Commander-in-Chief by Tsar. Finally, the two armies engaged in the Battle of Borodino on 7 September ...
David A. Bednar... S. Monson '74), six apostles (Neil L. Andersen, D. Todd Christofferson '69,'76, Jeffrey R. Holland '65 & '66, Dallin H. Oaks '54, and Reed Smoot 1876 ...
King Edward VIIIIn 1920, the Prince of Wales (the future) visited the area. Impressed by what he saw, he recommended the place in ...
St Louis... rchbishops, the two generals of the Carthusians and Cistercians, the king (), and three of his sons, the queen mother, Baldwin, count of Flanders and ...
Teburoro Tito... ts of the main island group would be resettled onto less-populated islands.was elected president in 1994. Kiribati's 1995 act of moving the internati ...
Richard Nixon... Susan Elaine and Mary Jean. David, after whom Camp David is named, married's daughter Julie in 1968
George Reid... known as the "three elevens". When the Deakin government resigned in 1904,of the Free Trade Party declined to take office, resulting in Labour takin ...
Henry VI... ated the Lancastrians in a succession of battles. And while the Lancastrianand Queen Margaret of Anjou were campaigning in the north of England, Warw ...
Harry S. TrumanIn 1946 Presidentappointed Baruch as the United States representative to the United Nations ...
Napoleon III... was then nicknamed the European summer capital and reached its zenith underduring the 1850s and 1860s. The Russian writer, Dostoevsky, wrote The Gamb ...
Antoninus Pius... at the edge of the (known) world. Similar coin types were also issued under
George IV... e of Wellington, Richard Chamberlain as Byron, and Ralph Richardson as King. The film is also notable because it is the last film in which Michael Wi ...
Herbert Hoover... Hearst shared Smith's opposition to Prohibition he swung his papers behindin the 1928 presidential election. Hearst's support for Franklin D. Roosev ...
Mike Huckabee... regards to all enemy combatants. Prominent Republicans such as John McCain,, and Ron Paul strongly oppose the use of enhanced interrogation technique ...
Richard Duke of Gloucester... te by an Act of Parliament of 1483 known as Titulus Regius, and their unclewas crowned as Richard III. There are reports of the two princes being see ...
Hamani Diori... -Nguesso, of the Republic of the Congo, Idriss Déby, president of Chad, andformer president of Niger
Jehoiakim... Jehoahaz to succeed his father Josiah, whom Necho deposed and replaced with. He brought Jehoahaz back to Egypt as his prisoner, where Jehoahaz ended ...
Donald Rumsfeld... 003, after a trip to Iraq, he was publicly questioning Secretary of Defense, saying that more U.S. troops were needed; the following year, McCain ann ...
Thomas Telford... pment of the network, therefore, had to be left to other engineers, such as
Ho Chi MinhIn 1930founded the Vietnamese Communist Party by unifying three smaller communist ...
José Gustavo Guerrero... hi, Altamira, Anzilotti, Bustamante, Jonkheer van Eysinga, Henri Fromageot,, Cecil Hurst, Edouard Rolin-Jaequemyns, Frank B. Kellogg, Negulesco, Mich ...
Henry II... ddle Ages, Newcastle was England's northern fortress. Incorporated first by, a new charter was granted by Elizabeth in 1589. A high stone wall was bu ...
Stanisław Leszczyński... f the Poland between Augustus of Saxony, the previous King's elder son, and. Austria supported the former, France the latter; thus, a war broke out. ...
John of Lancaster... Duke Humphrey of Gloucester, at Greenwich in the 1430s, as well by his son,at Fulbrook. The Pleasance was eventually dismantled by Henry VIII and par ...
Nabopolassar... lonian king was planning on reasserting his power in Syria. In 609 BC, Kingcaptured Kumukh, which cut off the Egyptian army, then based at Carchemish ...
Philippa of LancasterJohn I married in Porto on 2 February 1387, daughter of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster and Blanche of Lancaste ...
Henry VI... it is an honorary title and a royal style. The Dukedom became extinct after, as the original charter restricted it to 'heirs male'. Despite this, app ...
Alaric... negotiation to Leo. Priscus reports that superstitious fear of the fate of—who died shortly after sacking Rome in 410—gave him pause
Menahem... ssume the throne , and Pekahiah's two-year reign was preceded by his father's ten-year reign . Menahem gave tribute to Tiglath-Pileser III, as is rec ...
Edward the Confessor... there and was a regular visitor himself. Other medieval residents included, who had a palace at Brill, and John Wycliffe who lived in
James I of England... piritual matters. The theory came to the fore in England under the reign of(1603–1625, also James VI of Scotland 1567–1625). Louis XIV of France (164 ...
Woodrow Wilson... ong them Jo Byrns, Al Gore, Sr., Nathan Bachman, and most notably President. Although the Great Depression destroyed many Americans' disposable incom ...
Ahaz... began to reign in Pekah's second year, 750 BC , and that Jotham's successorbegan to reign in his 17th year, 735 BC
Frederick I BarbarossaThe Hohenstaufen Emperorcreated a Reichsvogtei (roughly "Imperial Bailiwick"), and in 1180 put Wet ...
Sheri L. Dew... FO Gary Crittenden '76, former Dell CEO Kevin Rollins '84, Deseret Book CEO, and Matthew K. McCauley, CEO of children's clothing company Gymboree
Acting President... of the Polish presidential election on July 4, 2010, Bronisław Komorowski,, Marshal of the Sejm and a Civic Platform politician, defeated Jarosław K ...
President of Ghana... on's independence from British colonial rule in 1957, Nkrumah was the firstand the first Prime Minister of Ghana. An influential 20th-century advocat ...
Henry of Monmouth, Prince of WalesThe third creation was on 10 November 1399, for, eldest son of the new king. In 1413, the 1st Duke ascended the throne as ...
Henry VIII... ongside population growth, inflation was a major reason for enclosure. Whenbecame King in 1509, the royal finances were in good shape thanks to the p ...
Akbar... verge of conversion," a notion which proved to be very false. Instead, bothand Jahangir studied this artwork very closely and replicated and adapted ...
Louis XIV of France... ign of James I of England (1603–1625, also James VI of Scotland 1567–1625).(1643–1715), though Catholic, strongly promoted the theory as well
Pekahiah... year of Azariah (Uzziah) of Judah, i.e. in 740 BC. Also, Pekah assassinatedto assume the throne , and Pekahiah's two-year reign was preceded by his f ...
Charles the Bold... oyed an extremely refined court culture in his lands; she was the mother of
Anne Boleyn... ieval period Roger of Wendover was, as the name suggests, from Wendover andalso owned property in the same town. It is said that King Henry VIII made ...
Blanche of Lancaster... Philippa of Lancaster, daughter of John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster and. From that marriage were born several famous princes and princesses of Po ...
Francisco José Urrutia... 30, with 14 candidates receiving a majority on the first ballot and a 15th,, receiving a majority on the second. The full court was Urrutia, Mineichi ...
CharlemagneThe Kingdom of the Franks underwas particularly hard-hit by these raiders, who could sail up the Seine wi ...
Walter Scott... atchewan on 23 May 1906, by the first provincial government, led by Premier; the monumental Saskatchewan Legislative Building was built between 1908 ...
U.S. Presidents... sultant. After his success in business, he devoted his time toward advisingWoodrow Wilson and Franklin D. Roosevelt on economic matters and became a ...
Emperor Meiji... most famous such incident was his refusal to bow deeply to the portrait ofand the Imperial Rescript on Education in the formal ceremony held at the ...
Juan PujolOn 16 June 1944, British double agent Garbo () was requested by his German controllers to give information on the sites ...
Jotham of Judah... d by Hoshea, the son of Elah, who took the throne, in the twentieth year of. (; ; compare ; ; ) Tiglath-Pileser in an inscription mentions the slayin ...
Zhou Enlai... olicy is reportedly based on the Five Principles of Peaceful Coexistence of—non-interference in other states' affairs, non-aggression, peaceful coexi ...
Lynn Thorndike... stantially modified. Starting with works of Pierre Duhem, Raoul Carton, and, Bacon's advocacy of scientia experimentalis has been argued to differ fr ...
Ali bin Abdullah Al Thani... crisis in which the main candidates were Abdullah bin Jassim's eldest son,, and Hamad bin Abdullah's teenage son, Khalifa ibn Hamad Al Thani
Holy Roman Emperor... s of Hungary and Bohemia. Upon his father's death Louis had been adopted byMaximilian I in 1515. When Maximilian I died in 1519, Louis was raised by ...
President... itution needed for EMU, as outlined by the EMU reports of Pierre Werner andJacques Delors. It was established on 1 June 1998
Henry VI... hey did not secure their independence nor become "abbeys" till the reign of. The Cluniac revival, with all its brilliancy, was but short-lived. The c ...
OdinIn Baldrs draumar,rides to the edge of Hel to investigate nightmares Baldr has had. He bring ...
Charles the Bold... ing with the astonishing battlefield victories of the Swiss cantons againstof Burgundy in the Burgundian Wars, in which the Swiss participated in 147 ...
Edward VI... tion (and therefore enclosures) until the Duke of Somerset was Protector of. Until then enclosures were seen as the cause of inflation, not the outco ...
Shah of Iran... traits of Jagger in 1975. One of these was owned by Farah Diba, wife of the. It hung on a wall inside the royal palace in Teheran. In 1967, Cecil Bea ...
George II... nglish merchant captain Robert Jenkins and told him to take it to his king,) broke out in 1739 between Spain and Great Britain, but was confined to t ...
Cao Pi... cracy and military governors to become warlords and divide the empire. When, King of Wei, usurped the throne from Emperor Xian, the Han Dynasty cease ...
Mohandas Gandhi... e and Screen Actors Guild awards in his career. He is known for starring asin the film Gandhi in 1982, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Ac ...
Abdoulaye Wade... cently Mourides have become more involved in the highest level of politics.who is the current president of Senegal is also a devout Mouride. The day ...
Omar al-Bashir... onsumption and extends serious penalties to offenders pursuant to President's policy of enacting Shari`a as national law. Despite this, there exists ...
Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld... n 2 September 1967 in Saint Jacob's Church in The Hague. His godparents are, Prince Ferdinand von Bismarck, Prime Minister Jelle Zijlstra, and Queen
Ronald Reagan... V specials as the Timex All-Star Jazz Show and The Swingin' Years hosted by. She recorded infrequently after the expiration of her Verve contract in ...
Walter ScottIn the early 19th century,wrote of Wallace in , and Jane Porter penned a romantic version of the Wal ...
Alexander I... n and many soldiers of allies or subject areas). He aimed to compel Emperorto remain in the Continental System and to remove the imminent threat of a ...
Bill Clinton... ng his opponent's term. Dole was defeated, as pundits had long expected, byin the 1996 election. Clinton won in a 379-159 Electoral College landslide ...
Jotham of Judah... is starting date in 752 BC. This date is consistent with the statement thatbegan to reign in Pekah's second year, 750 BC , and that Jotham's successo ...
The Prince of Wales... was made a Knight Bachelor for services to music, as Sir Michael Jagger by. Mick Jagger's knighthood received mixed reactions. Some fans were disapp ...
Sigismund II Augustus... llern with the Prussian dukedom. So he tried for gaining his brother-in-lawof Poland and finally succeeded, including the then usual expenses
Rudolph I... ad already died, in Italy in 1250) came to Wetzlar. When the rightful king,heard of this and came to Wetzlar, the city leaders seized Tile Kolup and ...
Justina... ved a formidable task for Ambrose. In 385 or 386 the emperor and his mother, along with a considerable number of clergy and laity, especially militar ...
Adolf Hitler... racy lapsed in the early 1930s, leading to the ascent of the Nazi Party andin 1933. The legal measures taken by the Nazi government in February and M ...
Charles II... seventeenth century Guildhall, built shortly after the restoration of King, is supported by columns, to provide an open ground floor for the butter ...
Henry VII... the royal finances were in good shape thanks to the prudence of his father. But this soon changed as Henry VIII doubled household expenditure and st ...
HosheaSoon after this Pekah was assassinated by, the son of Elah, who took the throne, in the twentieth year of Jotham of ...
Harold Wilson... governments, both Labour and Conservative. This included the governments of, Edward Heath, Harold Wilson's second term and James Callaghan. The proje ...
George H. W. Bush... aw," and was able to retain his seat in the Senate despite Dukakis' loss to. The same went for Senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut in 2000 after Al ...
Graham Greene... than complimentary about his work, and Priestley began legal action againstfor what he took to be a defamatory portrait of him in the novel Stamboul ...
John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster... hn I married in Porto on 2 February 1387 Philippa of Lancaster, daughter ofand Blanche of Lancaster. From that marriage were born several famous prin ...
Bill ClintonThe incumbent,, had no serious primary opposition. Dole promised a 15% across-the-board ...
Charles the SimpleIn 911, French Kingwas able to make an agreement with the Viking warleader Rollo, a chieftain ...
ClaudiusIt would seem that in the reign of(41-54 AD) the quaestors had become responsible for the paving of the stre ...
Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.... y campaign was desperate to win the 1960 election against Richard Nixon and, and needed Johnson on the ticket to help carry Southern states. Accordin ...
Henry VII... usation against Richard III on the matter. The Bill of Attainder brought bymade no definitive mention of the Princes in the Tower, though author and ...
Marie-Louise... impregnable lines of Torres Vedras) and to besieged Cadiz. Napoleon married, an Austrian Archduchess, with the aim of ensuring a more stable alliance ...
Charles III of Spain... s father considered other possibilities (such as marrying her to the future) before announcing the engagement of the couple. France demanded that Mar ...
Dushyanta... o sees Eastern parallels in the figures of Aqhat, Attis, Dumuzi, Gilgamesh,, and Prajapati (as pursuer of Ushas)
Conradine... latter case, most likely referring to wooden defences around the town). TheGebhard, Count in the Wetterau, and as of 904 Duke of Lorraine, had a Chur ...
Sali Berisha... greeted by many appreciative fans, including the then President of Albania,. During this trip, Wisdom was filmed by Newsnight as he visited a childre ...
Conan the BarbarianThe pulp fiction author Robert E. Howard, creator of the characteramong others, lived in Cross Plains from the age of 13 until his death by ...
Guy III of Spoleto... Arnulf their king, possibly under coercion. Arnful was initially opposed by, who eventually made himself king in Italy, and by Rudolph of Auxerre, wh ...
Barack Obama... ntion, and behavioral and social sciences research. In July 2009, Presidentnominated Dr. Francis S. Collins, M.D., PhD, to be the Director of the NIH ...
President... Amsterdam in 1998, and is headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany. The currentof the ECB is Mario Draghi, former governor of the Bank of Italy
Augustus... Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship ofand Saturninus (or, less frequently, year 794 Ab urbe condita). The denomi ...
Herbert Hoover... to school in 1925, where he received daily meals in a program organized by. In school, Zapf was mainly interested in technical subjects. One of his ...
Adolf Hitler... ation. Among the holders of the 1914 Iron Cross 2nd Class and 1st Class was, who held the rank of . Hitler can be seen wearing the award on his left ...
Marshal Bernadotte... rians at Wagram, on 5–6 July. (It was during the middle of that battle thatwas stripped of his command after retreating contrary to Napoleon's orders ...
Thomas Jefferson... e its rightful owners. His labor theory of value influenced the thinking of, who in turn shaped the way many nineteenth-century American homesteaders ...
Yu Shyi-kun... ulted into President Chen resigning as DPP chairman. The cabinet of Premierresigned, and Frank Hsieh assumed premiership on 25 January 2005
Edward I... d. The Scots king William the Lion was imprisoned in Newcastle in 1174, andbrought the Stone of Scone and William Wallace south through the town. New ...
Constantius IIAbout the same time, he wrote to Emperora remonstrance against the persecutions by which the Arians had sought to ...
King George V... s of the Manor. In the 20th century the hall hosted the Duke of York, later, with the Duchess of York, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (the Queen Mother) and a ...
Gratian... e as heads of the pagan priesthood, as would his Christian successors on to(r. 375–83). According to Christian writers, Constantine was over 40 when ...
Premier of the Republic of China... etropolis. Hsieh resigned from the office of mayor to take up the office ofin 2005. The last municipal election, held on December 9, 2006, resulted i ...
Sigismund III Vasa... am, was successfully invested with the duchy in 1623 by the king of Poland,, thus the personal union Brandenburg-Prussia was confirmed. Many of the P ...
Elizabeth II... entity from the Crown Estate and currently provides income for the monarch,. The Sovereign is styled as Duke of Lancaster, regardless of gender, alth ...
Andrew Jackson... uent incursions into Spanish territory to recapture escaped slaves. General's 1817–1818 campaign against the Seminoles became known as the First Semi ...
Elizabeth I... lliam Cecil, later 1st Baron Burghley, who was Lord High Treasurer to Queenfor most of her reign. The country house, with a park laid out by Lancelot ...
Gnassingbé Eyadéma... sident of Gabon, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, former president of Côte d'Ivoire,, former president of Togo, Denis Sassou-Nguesso, of the Republic of the C ...
Arnulf of CarinthiaWhen in November 887called a council of the East Frankish nobility to depose Charles the Fat, ...
Frank Hsieh... resigning as DPP chairman. The cabinet of Premier Yu Shyi-kun resigned, andassumed premiership on 25 January 2005
Frank B. Kellogg... ri Fromageot, José Gustavo Guerrero, Cecil Hurst, Edouard Rolin-Jaequemyns,, Negulesco, Michel Rostworowski, Walther Schücking and Wang Ch'ung-hui
Zwentibold... ent himself with a rump state. In 895 Arnulf appointed his illegitimate sonKing of Lotharingia. He ruled independently until he was overthrown and ki ...
Peter IV... his life, he had to contend with the son of his first marriage, the future
Friedrich Ebert... t modernising its form, including a reduction of the heads from two to one.initially declared the official German coat of arms to be a design by Emil ...
Abraham Lincoln... h as Mamie, their grandchildren, General Montgomery, George Washington, and. Wendy Beckett stated that Eisenhower's work, "simple and earnest, rather ...
Gopal Krishna GokhaleTilak opposed the moderate views of, and was supported by fellow Indian nationalists Bipin Chandra Pal in Ben ...
Ashur-dan III... . He succeeded his father Adad-nirari III, and was succeeded by his brother. Very little information about his reign has survived
Robert E. Lee... of stagecoaches and military roads prior to the Civil War. It is said thatand U.S. Grant camped with their troops at a grove of live oak trees on th ...
Richard III... idence is ambiguous, and has led people to various conflicting conclusions.had eliminated the princes from the succession. However, his hold on the m ...
Frank Porter Graham... or for Willis Smith in the U.S. Senate campaign against a prominent liberal. Graham, who supported school desegregation, was labelled by Smith (a con ...
Anna Pavlovna of Russia... King William II of the Netherlands and in turn named after his wife, Queen
Charles the Bold... brésis to the states of Burgundy was made impossible by the sudden death ofin 1477. Louis XI immediately seized the opportunity to take control of Ca ...
Henry the Fowler... t elect a replacement until 925, when under Gilbert's leadership they chose, the East Frankish king. In 930 Gilbert's decision was rewarded and he re ...
Akbar... hem various books, engravings, and paintings and, when they saw the delightheld for them, sent for more and more of the same to be given to the Mugha ...
Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld... therlands, and the first grandchild of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and. From birth Willem-Alexander has the titles Prince of the Netherlands , P ...
Theodosius I... e powerful adversaries. The Goths, though partly tamed by Valens' successor(who accepted them once more as allies), were to remain as a distinct enti ...
Cephalus... ss; other heroes of the same type are Actaeon, Leucippus (son of Oenomaus),, Teiresias, and Zeus as the lover of Callisto. Fontenrose also sees Easte ...
Charles V... e was eagerly solicited by the partisans of Charles (afterwards the emperor) and by those of Francis I, King of France, and he appears to have receiv ...
James II... Barcelona (as Alfonso III) from 1327 to his death. He was the second son ofand Blanche of Anjou. His reign saw the incorporation of the County of Urg ...
Peter III of Russia... 761), Peter, the Grand Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, succeeded to the throne as, and Catherine became Empress Consort of Russia. The imperial couple move ...
John Dudley... s one of the few parts of the castle to remain intact. The stables built byin the 1550s also survive and lie along the east side of the base court. T ...
Emperor Ferdinand I... d of Austria, then a governor on behalf of his brother Charles V, and later
Sadyattes... –560 BC), considered to be the founder of the Lydian empire, was the son of, of the house of the Mermnadae
Richard Nixon... outcomes of real-world events such as the Vietnam War and the presidency of. In keeping with the realism of the series, although the costumed crimefi ...
Galerius... rship whichever deity they chose. A similar edict had been issued in 311 by, then senior emperor of the Tetrarchy; Galerius' edict granted Christians ...
Ion Iliescu... affected Romania or Bulgaria's chances for EU accession. Romanian Presidentcalled Chirac's remarks irrational, saying "such reproaches are totally un ...
Francis I... the partisans of Charles (afterwards the emperor Charles V) and by those of, King of France, and he appears to have received a large amount of money ...
Tiglath-Pileser III... s preceded by his father Menahem's ten-year reign . Menahem gave tribute to, as is recorded in (where Pul = Tiglath-Pileser) and also in Tiglath-Pile ...
Charles II... ng it unlikely that the skeletons belonged to the princes. On the orders ofthe remains were reburied in Westminster Abbey. In 1933, the grave was ope ...
John the Fearless... arts by Burgundy's possessions and John of Burgundy, an illegitimate son of, was made bishop. However what looked like an impending annexation of Cam ...
Emperor Wilhelm II... ied propaganda referred to Germans as the "Huns", based on a 1900 speech bypraising Attila the Hun's military prowess, according to the Glimpses of W ...
William II of the Netherlands... he Anna Paulownapolder, which was laid dry in 1846 during the reign of Kingand in turn named after his wife, Queen Anna Pavlovna of Russia
Juliana of the Netherlands... ands and Prince Claus of the Netherlands, and the first grandchild of Queenand Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld. From birth Willem-Alexander has ...
Félix Houphouët-Boigny... mentioned are the recently deceased Omar Bongo, former president of Gabon,, former president of Côte d'Ivoire, Gnassingbé Eyadéma, former president ...
Stanisław Leszczyński... a Theresa's fiancé surrender his ancestral Duchy of Lorraine to accommodate, the deposed King of Poland. Maria Theresa's father compelled Francis to ...
Abraham Lincoln... U.S. House of Representatives. The Republican Party abolished slavery under, defeated the Slave Power, and gave blacks the vote during Reconstruction ...
Adad-nirari IIIShalmaneser IV was king of Assyria (783 - 773 BC). He succeeded his father, and was succeeded by his brother Ashur-dan III. Very little information ...
Henry Dodge... as a private in an independent company that was taken into federal service., a Michigan territorial militia colonel who would prove to be one of the ...
Charles V... to Archduke Ferdinand of Austria, then a governor on behalf of his brother, and later Emperor Ferdinand I
Helgi Hundingsbani... seen as a whole in the Edda, but they consist of three layers, the story of, the story of the Nibelungs and the story of Jörmunrekkr, king of the Got ...
John Buchan... itics, being favourably compared to contemporary version of both Sapper and. Goldfinger was serialised as a daily story and as a comic strip in the D ...
Emperor XuanzongThe Pala Empire is founded in Bengal. Chinesebrings the Tang Dynasty to its pinnacle. Nara period in Japan
Blanche of Anjou... Alfonso III) from 1327 to his death. He was the second son of James II and. His reign saw the incorporation of the County of Urgell, Duchy of Athens ...
Philip IV of France... , but there is some evidence that he left on a mission to the court of Kingto plead the case for assistance in the Scottish struggle for independence ...
Archduke Charles... — Napoleon's first significant tactical defeat. But the Austrian commander,, failed to follow up on his indecisive victory, allowing Napoleon to prep ...
Rurik... along coastlines and along the major river valleys of north-western Europe.also expanded to the east and in 859 became ruler either by conquest or in ...
Valentinian I... igh in the imperial favour, as heterodox. Summoned to appear before Emperorat Milan and there maintain his charges, Hilary was mortified to hear the ...
Anne BoleynHoward was the great-grandfather ofand Catherine Howard, the second and fifth Queens consort, respectively, o ...
Archduke Ferdinand of Austria... ted by the First Congress of Vienna in 1515. His sister Anne was married to, then a governor on behalf of his brother Charles V, and later Emperor Fe ...
Sam Davis... e major events of the war for the town involved the Confederate States herowho after being charged with spying gave up his life instead of giving any ...
Jack Straw... dinance preventing resettlement unlawful. In 2004, the Privy Council, under's tenure, overturned the ruling. In 2006 the High Court of Justice found ...
King Hussein... en and levied illegal taxes—all of which Arafat either condoned or ignored.considered this a growing threat to his kingdom's sovereignty and security ...
Dwight D. Eisenhower... n the orders of allied leaders Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and, records were destroyed and the whole affair was kept secret for many yea ...
Oenomaus... vine Huntress; other heroes of the same type are Actaeon, Leucippus (son of), Cephalus, Teiresias, and Zeus as the lover of Callisto. Fontenrose also ...
Grand Duke Constantine... Allies was confirmed by the decision to send in the Russian Imperial Guard;, Tsar Alexander's brother, commanded the Guard and counterattacked in Va ...
Augustus... all days after the Ides, and had some odd effects. For example, the emperorwas born in 63 BC on the 23rd day of September. In the pre-Julian calendar ...
Omar Bongo... nch control in Africa. Those most often mentioned are the recently deceased, former president of Gabon, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, former president of C ...
Akbar... ngir did not seem to have anything against Christianity. He wrote fondly of's reign, when "Sunnis and Shias met in one mosque, and Franks and Jews in ...
Tiglath-Pileser III... his from the Assyrian side, Stanley Rosenbaum maintains that the records ofdemonstrate that the Assyrian king distinguished between two kingdoms in t ...
Maximilian I of Bavaria... came a member of the Confederation of the Rhine in 1806. Consequently, Kingintroduced far reaching economic, religious and administrative reforms. Wh ...
Robert Owen... living conditions for their workers. One of the earliest such reformers was, known for his pioneering efforts in improving conditions for workers at ...
Ronald Reagan... e helped organize and fund the conservative resurgence in the 1970s, aiding's quest for the White House and helping many local and regional candidate ...
John Major... ct and misleading information given at the time Railtrack was created, whenwas Conservative . An increased offer of up to 262p per share was enough t ...
Maximilian I... s II was married to Mary of Habsburg, a Habsburg princess, granddaughter of, as stipulated by the First Congress of Vienna in 1515. His sister Anne w ...
Cyaxares... d Babylonians. On May 28, 585 BC, during the Battle of Halys fought against, king of Media, a solar eclipse took place (see also Thales); hostilities ...
Edward III... he became dissatisfied with Richard's treatment of him. As a descendant of, through John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster and Thomas of Woodstock, 1s ...
Abraham LincolnOn December 8, 1863, Presidentissued a proclamation offering a pardon to any person who had supported or ...
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Maximilian... ath Louis had been adopted by Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I in 1515. WhenI died in 1519, Louis was raised by his legal guardian, his cousin Georg v ...
President for Life... 972 Macias took complete control of the government and assumed the title of. The Macias regime was characterized by abandonment of all government fun ...
Stanisław August Poniatowski... d on liaisons with Sergei Saltykov, Grigory Grigoryevich Orlov (1734–1783),, Alexander Vasilchikov, and others. She became friends with Princess Ekat ...
Aurelius Severus... his arthritic aches. Baden was also known as Aurelia Aquensis, in honour of, during whose reign Baden would seem to have been well known. Fragments o ...
Pope Pius XII... king and precedent-setting case quotes extensively from an address given byto medical professionals on the matter of preservation of life
Emperor Wu of Han... rtner. When, despite the treaty, the Xiongnu continued to raid Han borders,(r. 141–87 BCE) launched several military campaigns against them. The ulti ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt... ess, he devoted his time toward advising U.S. Presidents Woodrow Wilson andon economic matters and became a philanthropist
Henry Tudor... rd's rival claimants; alternatively, he could have been acting on behalf of(later to become King Henry VII). On the other hand, if Buckingham were gu ...
Francisco Macías NguemaIn September 1968,was elected first president of Equatorial Guinea, and independence was gra ...
Philip V of Spain... to defend from foreign aggression than Sardinia. The treaty also recognised's son, Don Carlos, as the heir to the Duchy of Parma and Grand Duchy of T ...
Maximilian I... hemia. Upon his father's death Louis had been adopted by Holy Roman Emperorin 1515. When Maximilian I died in 1519, Louis was raised by his legal gua ...
Frank Hsieh... ds the Pan-Green Coalition since late 1990s, and Kaohsiung is no exception.of the Democratic Progressive Party was reelected twice as Mayor of Kaohsi ...
Norodom Sihanouk... Khmer Rouge", French for "Red Khmer," was coined by Cambodian head of stateand was later adopted by English speakers. It was used to refer to a succe ...
Archduke Charles'AfterAustrian army was defeated by Napoleon at the Battle of Wagram, the Armist ...
Nyerere... d Nkrumah therefore rejects the idea of an "African socialism" in the sense, one of the "ideology of continuity" (Hountondji left) was arrested from
Henry III of England... . His family appears to have been well-off, but, during the stormy reign of, their property was despoiled and several members of the family were driv ...
Franklin D. RooseveltOn the orders of allied leaders, Winston Churchill and Dwight D. Eisenhower, records were destroyed and t ...
Zhou EnlaiOn 6 April 1936, Zhang Xueliang met withto plan the end of the Chinese Civil War. In the Xi'an incident (12 Decemb ...
Woodrow Wilson... is success in business, he devoted his time toward advising U.S. Presidentsand Franklin D. Roosevelt on economic matters and became a philanthropist
Bill Clinton... y Show with Jon Stewart. Dole was, for a short time, a commentator oppositeon CBS's 60 Minutes. Dole guest-starred as himself on NBC's Brooke Shields ...
Catherine HowardHoward was the great-grandfather of Anne Boleyn and, the second and fifth Queens consort, respectively, of King Henry VIII. T ...
Ghanima... urner, and Chani dies giving birth to his only heirs, the twins Leto II and. Paul disappears into the desert, in accordance with Fremen custom for th ...
Georges Pompidou... taff for African matters for president Charles de Gaulle (1958–69) and then(1969–1974), is claimed to be the leading exponent of Françafrique. The te ...
William LaudArchbishopdescribed Charles as "A mild and gracious prince who knew not how to be, o ...
Walter Wild... in a meeting at the Gimnasio Solé on 29 November. Eleven players attended—(the first director of the club), Lluís d'Ossó, Bartomeu Terradas, Otto Ku ...
Hu Jintao... 2006. The center was completed in 2009 and opened by the Chinese President
Uncle Claudius... film student, Julia Stiles co-stars as Ophelia, Laertes by Liev Schreiber,by Kyle MacLachlan, and Polonius by Bill Murray
Pope John Paul II... e sanctifying value of work, and its fidelity to Catholic beliefs. In 2002,canonized Escrivá, and called him "the saint of ordinary life.
James MadisonIn the Federalist No. 39,argued that the Constitution was designed to be a mixture of state-based a ...
Nicholas II of Russia... ded more fuel to the already simmering Russian Revolution of 1905, an eventhad hoped to avoid entirely by taking intransigent negotiating stances pri ...
Louis Bonaparte... unst-Gallerij). In 1808 the museum moved to Amsterdam on the orders of king, brother of Napoleon Bonaparte. The paintings owned by that city, such as ...
Eleazar Wheelock... of a seal for use on official documents and diplomas. The College's founderdesigned a seal for his college bearing a striking resemblance to the seal ...
Kenneth Clarke... ity of their MPs rebelled against the party line, including figures such as. The Liberal Democrats opposed the war, and their MPs were visibly unanim ...
Albert of Mecklenburg's... arms of Sweden in 1442. The national coat of arms is a combination of Kingcoat of arms of 1364 and King Magnus Birgersson's coat of arms of 1275, an ...
Charles de Gaulle... Foccart, who from 1960 was chief of staff for African matters for president(1958–69) and then Georges Pompidou (1969–1974), is claimed to be the lead ...
George W. Bush... same low tariffs as goods from most other countries. Both Bill Clinton andasserted that free trade would gradually open China to democratic reform. ...
Astyages... eded by his son Croesus. His daughter Aryenis of Lydia was Queen consort of, King of Media
Shimon Peres... strongly with the Labour governments of 1992–1996 (led by Yitzhak Rabin and) and 1999–2001 (Ehud Barak), however, he looked favourably on the Netanya ...
Louis William... French, who pillaged it in 1643 and left it in ashes in 1689. The margrave, popularly known as Türkenlouis, moved to Rastatt in 1705
James I... he remains of Queen Mary were later removed to Westminster Abbey by her sonwhen he became King of England
Ho Chi Minh... litical lyrics "I'm goin' to Paris to stop this war" and "I had a chat with" both social commentary references about wanting to go to the Paris Peace ...
Obama... d would receive copies of the swearing-in invitation and program, photos ofand Vice President , and a color print of the ceremony
Al Gore... Bush. The same went for Senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut in 2000 afterlost to George W. Bush. In 2008, Joseph Biden was elected Vice President a ...
Madeleine Albright... residential appointees. However, he worked smoothly with Secretary of State
Charles Knutsson... rding to this theory, the Swedish flag was created during the reign of King, who also introduced the Coat of arms of Sweden in 1442. The national coa ...
Andrew Dickson White... ters of the period carried this account further. For instance, according to, Bacon was repeatedly persecuted and imprisoned because of the opposition ...
Mount CithaeronIt emerges that this messenger was formerly a shepherd on, and that he was given a baby, which the childless Polybus then adopted. ...
Louis XIV... y (the "Ancients") against supporters of the literature from the century of(the "Moderns"). He was on the side of the Moderns and wrote Le Siècle de ...
Harold Wilson... Conservative. This included the governments of Harold Wilson, Edward Heath,'s second term and James Callaghan. The project was finally revealed by Ma ...
Bill Clinton... exports in at the same low tariffs as goods from most other countries. Bothand George W. Bush asserted that free trade would gradually open China to ...
Pope Pius XII... priest St. Josemaría Escrivá, Opus Dei was given final approval in 1950 by. In 1982, by decision of Pope John Paul II, the Catholic Church made it i ...
Oedipus... sent forms). Orion's blinding is therefore parallel to that of Aegypius and
Numa Pompilius... he calendar year was changed to 1 January. Ancient authors attributed it to. Varro states that, according to M. Fulvius Nobilior (consul in 189 BC), ...
CroesusHe was succeeded by his son. His daughter Aryenis of Lydia was Queen consort of Astyages, King of Med ...
Edward Heath... th Labour and Conservative. This included the governments of Harold Wilson,, Harold Wilson's second term and James Callaghan. The project was finally ...
Philippa of LancasterOn 11 February 1387, John I married, daughter of John of Gaunt, who had proved to be a worthy ally, consolida ...
Thomas Telford... ty of some turnpike trust. New engineered roads were built by John Metcalf,and John Macadam. The major turnpikes radiated from London and were the me ...
Charles V, Holy Roman EmperorIn 1543 Cambrai was conquered by, and annexed to his already vast possessions. He had the medieval monaste ...
Augustus... description of the road system, after the death of Julius Caesar and duringtenure, is as follows
Rex E. Lee... osition of Solicitor General of the United States, but the position went to, to Scalia's great disappointment. Scalia was offered a seat on the Chica ...
King Talal... in, among them Muammar Gaddafi, who mocked him and his schizophrenic father. The attempt to establish a peace agreement between the two sides failed. ...
Hadingus... what has often been interpreted as a trip to Hel. While having dinner, Kingis visited by a woman bearing stalks of hemlock who asks him if he knows w ...
Eric the HolyAccording to the mythology, the 12th century Swedish kingsaw a golden cross in the sky as he landed in Finland during the First Swe ...
Joachim Murat... ari was wakened from its provincial somnolence by Napoleon's brother-in-law. As Napoleonic King of Naples, Murat ordered the building in 1808 of a ne ...
Félix Houphouët-Boigny... ormer African colonies. It was first used by president of the Côte d'Ivoire, who appears to have used it in a positive sense, to refer to good relati ...
Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands... has two younger brothers: Prince Friso of Orange-Nassau, born in 1968, and, born in 1969. He lived with his family at the castle Drakesteijn in the ...
Ronald ReaganWhenwas elected President in November 1980, Scalia hoped for a major position ...
Henry the Navigator... uke of Coimbra, was one of the most learned princes of his time; and Prince, the duke of Viseu, invested heavily in science and the development of na ...
French President... tably come under intense criticism since the election of Nicolas Sarkozy as. Sarkozy has sought to make the ECB more susceptible to political influen ...
Konrad I of MasoviaUpon the invitation of Duke, the Teutonic Knights took possession of Prussia in the 13th century and ...
PeleusAchilles was the son of the nymph Thetis and, the king of the Myrmidons. Zeus and Poseidon had been rivals for the han ...
Henry Tudor... reated to be spread in England as an excuse for the October 1483 attempt ofand Buckingham to seize the throne, making Henry and Buckingham other like ...
Magnus Birgersson's... flag. Blue and yellow have been used as Swedish colours at least since kingroyal coat of arms of 1275
Prince Friso of Orange-NassauHe has two younger brothers:, born in 1968, and Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, born in 1969. H ...
Liliuokalani... irst order of business for the Provisional Government after the deposing ofwas to form an interim government while Lorrin A. Thurston was in Washingt ...
Stefan NemanjaThe medieval Serbian state is formed byand continued by the Nemanjić dynasty. By the end of the century, both the ...
James Bryce... n T. Wegner, Hedvig Büll, Henry Morgenthau, Franz Werfel, Johannes Lepsius,, Anatole France, Giacomo Gorrini, Benedict XV, Fritjof Nansen, Fayez el H ...
George W. Bush... went for Senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut in 2000 after Al Gore lost to. In 2008, Joseph Biden was elected Vice President and was re-elected U.S. ...
Eleazar WheelockIt is often pointed out that the charter of Dartmouth College, granted toin 1769, proclaims that the institution was created "for the education and ...
Polybus... pherd on Mount Cithaeron, and that he was given a baby, which the childlessthen adopted. The baby, he says, was given to him by another shepherd from ...
Aurelian... enerable day of the sun, referencing the esoteric eastern sun-worship whichhad helped introduce, and his coinage still carried the symbols of the sun ...
Bona Sforza... ged the castle, which she made her residence, 1499–1524. After the death of, Queen of Poland, Bari came to be included in the Kingdom of Naples and i ...
Chen Shui-bian... ree recall motions votes in the Legislative Yuan aimed at ousting President. All of them had failed since the Pan-Blue Coalition lacked the two third ...
Henry VII... ted for himself, on Richard's orders, or in collusion with the Tudor party.(Henry Tudor) following his accession, proceeded to find a legal excuse to ...
Leopold II of Belgium... r husband Albert, Prince Consort, Empress Carlota of Mexico and her brother. These last two, Leopold and Carlota, were also first cousins of Ferdinan ...
Septimius Severus... s Heliopolis (there was another Heliopolis in Egypt), was made a colonia byin 193, having been part of the territory of Berytus on the Phoenician coa ...
Hu Jintao... development gap between urban and rural areas. As a result, under Presidentand Premier Wen Jiabao, the PRC government initiated policies to address t ...
Ezra Taft Benson... include former Secretary of Agriculture to President Dwight D. Eisenhower,'26 and Rex E. Lee '60, who was United States Solicitor General under Pres ...
Kublai Khan... urney to the Orient, paying back the library by adding the Great Books from's Empire of Cathay to it upon Marco's return. The Venice Library was lost ...
Zachary Taylor... May 1846. The first battle of the war occurred on 8 May 1846, when Generalreceived word of the siege of the fort. They rushed to help, but were inte ...
Lorenzo Snow... was 245 at the 2010 census. The town received its name from Mormon apostle. He named it Portage after his birth place of Portage County, Ohio
RugilaThe death of(also known as Rua or Ruga) in 434 left the sons of his brother Mundzuk, A ...
Philip IIIn 1561, Kingmade Madrid the capital of the empire. The surrounding territories became ...
Henry II... ley. His efficiency in those posts led to Theobald recommending him to Kingfor the vacant post of Lord Chancellor, to which Becket was appointed in J ...
Manuel I KomnenosBari was occupied bybetween 1155–1158. In 1246, Bari was sacked and razed to the ground; Frede ...
Menahem... on is consistent with evidence of the Assyrian chronicles, which agree withbeing king in 743 BC or 742 BC and Hoshea being king from 732 BC
Amélie of Leuchtenberg... diately went to the Janelas Verdes palace, where he met with his stepmother. The two had not seen each other in forty years, and the meeting was emot ...
Charles the Bald... lemagne’s death, his newly empowered warrior class grew stronger still, anddeclared their fiefs to be hereditary. The period of chaos in the 9th and ...
Ian FlemingGoldfinger is the seventh novel in's James Bond series, first published in the UK by Jonathan Cape on 23 Mar ...
Spaak, Paul-Henri... ) - Sonian Forest - Southeast Limburgish dialect - South Tower (Brussels) -- Speaker of the Flemish Parliament - Special law - Spiere-Helkijn - Spiri ...
Rex E. Lee... of Agriculture to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ezra Taft Benson '26 and'60, who was United States Solicitor General under President Ronald Reagan ...
Peter II of AragonIn 1213, forces led by King, came to the aid of Toulouse. The force besieged Muret, but in September ...
John II of Portugal... pe the "Cape of Storms" (Cabo das Tormentas). It was later renamed (by King) the Cape of Good Hope (Cabo da Boa Esperança) because it represented the ...
Beatrice of Savoy... , who was the eldest of the four daughters of Ramon, count of Provence, and
Bernadotte's... tled upon a secondary line of retreat through Brunn. The Imperial Guard andI Corps were held in reserve while the V Corps under Lannes guarded the no ...
Wen Jiabao... n urban and rural areas. As a result, under President Hu Jintao and Premier, the PRC government initiated policies to address these issues of equitab ...
Andrew JacksonThe situation was complicated by the American spoils system. Afterassumed the U.S. presidency in March 1829, many competent Indian agents we ...
Duke MagnusThe house became extinct whendied in 1106 without sons; the family's property was divided between his t ...
Septimius Severus... gest religious building in the entire Roman empire, dates from the reign of(193-211 CE), whose coins first show the two temples. In commemoration, no ...
James BondGoldfinger is the seventh novel in Ian Fleming'sseries, first published in the UK by Jonathan Cape on 23 March 1959. Goldf ...
Asif Ali Zardari... cy on 18 August 2008 when threatened with impeachment, and was succeeded by, the current President. By its own estimates, Pakistan's involvement in t ...
Theodosius II... thers' accession, the Hun tribes were bargaining with Eastern Roman Emperor's envoys for the return of several s (possibly Hunnic nobles who disagree ...
Lady Jane Grey... een seven executions within the castle on Tower Green; as was the case with, this was reserved for prisoners for whom public execution was considered ...
Frederick II of Prussia... ich Count Lestocq, Peter's aunt (the ruling Russian Empress Elizabeth), andtook part. Lestocq and Frederick wanted to strengthen the friendship betwe ...
Hummay... African traders, Berbers and Arabs, brought the new religion. Towards 1068,, a member of the Sayfawa establishment, who was already a Muslim, discard ...
Ronald Reagan... and Rex E. Lee '60, who was United States Solicitor General under President. Mitt Romney, former Governor of Massachusetts and 2008 Republican Presid ...
Pêro da Covilhã... , it is likely that they received valuable information from a secret agent,, who had been sent overland to India and returned with reports useful to ...
Philip V... the region was not solved despite the several attempts. During the reign of, the intendencia was created as a policial and administrative division. N ...
Mahatma Gandhi... national holidays such as Independence Day and Gandhi Jayanti (birthdate of) are meant to be dry days nationally. The state of Andhra Pradesh had imp ...
Bleda... own as Rua or Ruga) in 434 left the sons of his brother Mundzuk, Attila and(Buda), in control of the united Hun tribes. At the time of two brothers' ...
Maximian... he Great, who had retired to the Egyptian Thebaid during the persecution of, AD 312, was the most celebrated among them for his austerities, his sanc ...
Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor... omnenos between 1155–1158. In 1246, Bari was sacked and razed to the ground;and King of Sicily, repaired the fortress of Baris but it was subsequentl ...
Léopold Clément's... ews reached Vienna that he had died of smallpox, which upset Maria Theresa.younger brother, Francis Stephen, was invited to Vienna, but Maria Theresa ...
Hoshea... ian chronicles, which agree with Menahem being king in 743 BC or 742 BC andbeing king from 732 BC
Emperor Gaozu of Han... 280 CE). It was founded by the rebel leader Liu Bang, known posthumously as. It was briefly interrupted by the Xin Dynasty (9–23 CE) of the former re ...
The Wind in the WillowsHe also adapted Kenneth Grahame's novelfor the stage as Toad of Toad Hall. The title was an implicit admission th ...
John George KemenyIn 1970, longtime professor of mathematics and computer sciencebecame president of Dartmouth. Kemeny oversaw several major changes at the ...
Henry CowellBy the middle decades of the 20th century, however, composers like, Morton Feldman, Karlheinz Stockhausen and George Crumb, re-introduced im ...
Theodore RooseveltAmerican Presidentoffered to mediate, and earned a Nobel Peace Prize for his effort. Sergius ...
José Manuel Barroso... r a candidate from its own ranks. In the end, the EPP candidate was chosen:. On the same basis, the EPP endorsed again Barroso for a second term duri ...
Joanna of CastileOn 21 June 1511, queenordered the creation of the Consulate of Bilbao. This would become the mos ...
Daniel arap MoiAt Kenyatta's death (August 22, 1978), Vice Presidentbecame interim President. On October 14, Moi became President formally aft ...
Alfonso XI of Castile... er James, who had refused to consummate the marriage. She was the sister of. Because of some favoritism he showed towards his second wife, the last y ...
Ulysses S. Grant... n was the first President to arrest and prosecute members of the Klan sinceabout 93 years earlier. He turned the themes of Christian redemption to pu ...
Cnut the Great... York. The Viking presence continued throughout the reign of the Danish King(1016–1035), after which a series of inheritance arguments weakened power ...
Benito Juárez... ken reeds." The "de Juárez" was added to the official name in 1885 to honor, the former president of Mexico. The seal for the city shows broken reeds ...
Santiago Bernabéu... cribed with the name of long-time Real Madrid chairman and Franco supporter. In preparation for the 1992 Summer Games two tiers of seating were insta ...
Francis Stephen... of smallpox, which upset Maria Theresa. Léopold Clément's younger brother,, was invited to Vienna, but Maria Theresa's father considered other possi ...
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Witch-king... terial derived from them) name the eight other than Khamûl; Er-Murazor (the, of Númenórean race), Dwar of Waw, Ji Indur Dawndeath, Akhorahil (Númenór ...
Hugh X of Lusignan... English Queen mother Isabelle, Countess of Angoulême and her second husbandfrom supporting the English side. Pierre Mauclerc did support the English ...
Valentinian I... in the Roman West, he was a recognizable figure in the court of the Emperor. Ambrose never married
Philip the Arab... entury BCE (reign of Augustus) and over a period of two centuries (reign of), the Romans had built a temple complex in Baalbek consisting of three te ...
Bill Clinton... censed, McCain ran ads accusing Bush of lying and comparing the governor to, which Bush said was "about as low a blow as you can give in a Republican ...
Dwight D. Eisenhower... of American presidents include former Secretary of Agriculture to President, Ezra Taft Benson '26 and Rex E. Lee '60, who was United States Solicitor ...
Wang Mang... t was briefly interrupted by the Xin Dynasty (9–23 CE) of the former regent. This interregnum separates the Han into two periods: the Western Han (20 ...
Margaret of Provence... e same year, he was married, and Blanche became Queen mother. Louis married, who was the eldest of the four daughters of Ramon, count of Provence, an ...
Calvin Coolidge... e last months of the Roosevelt administration) and 10 June, and in 1925 (by) expanded the National Forest. An early supervisor of the forest was Will ...
AhazWhen Pekah allied with Rezin, king of Aram to attack, the king of Judah, Ahaz appealed to Tiglath-Pileser III, the king of Ass ...
Kim B. ClarkBYU alumni in academia include former Dean of the Harvard Business Schooland Michael K. Young '73, current President of the University of Washingto ...
Richard III of EnglandHe was appointed Lord High Steward and walked in front of King, carrying the crown at his coronation. However, John was the eldest (alth ...
Prince Edward... Lewes in 1264 he was forced to sign the Mise of Lewes, under which his son,, was given over to the rebels as a hostage. Edward was taken back to Keni ...
Valentinian II... stern Emperor Gratian held orthodox belief in the Nicene creed, the younger, who became his colleague in the Empire, adhered to the Arian creed. Ambr ...
Thomas JeffersonMadeira was a favorite of, and it was used to toast the Declaration of Independence. George Washing ...
Philip II of Macedon... the Macedonian sarissa, used by the troops of Alexander the Great's father,, and successive dynasties, which dominated warfare for several centuries ...
Ronald ReaganIn 1938, Wyman co-starred within Brother Rat (1938), and its sequel Brother Rat and a Baby (1940). They ...
Ernest Fox Nichols... ng "refounded Dartmouth" and bringing it into national prestige. Presidents(1909–16) and Ernest Martin Hopkins (1916–45) continued Tucker's trend of ...
Elizabeth I of England... om of branding a criminal with the sign (fleurdeliser). During the reign of, known as the Elizabethan era, it was a standard name for an iris, a usag ...
Charles II of Spain... in as Charles III following the death of its ruler, and Charles's relative,, in 1700. He married Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, by wh ...
Alexander the Great... thod described above involved the Macedonian sarissa, used by the troops of's father, Philip II of Macedon, and successive dynasties, which dominated ...
Tiglath-Pileser III... ith Rezin, king of Aram to attack Ahaz, the king of Judah, Ahaz appealed to, the king of Assyria, for help. This the Assyrian king obliged, but Judah ...
Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel... its ruler, and Charles's relative, Charles II of Spain, in 1700. He married, by whom he had his two children: Maria Theresa, born 1717, the last Habs ...
George Washington... Thomas Jefferson, and it was used to toast the Declaration of Independence., Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Franklin and John Adams are also said to ha ...
James Baker... m public remarks by President George H. W. Bush and U.S. Secretary of Statethat the economic sanctions would only be lifted when Saddam Hussein was r ...
Theodosius I... eed. Ambrose did not sway the young prince's position. In the East, Emperorlikewise professed the Nicene creed; but there were many adherents of Aria ...
Harry S. Truman... ons. After World War II Eisenhower served as Chief of Staff under President, then assumed the post of President at Columbia University
Saddam Hussein... for Operation Iraqi Freedom. The 4th Infantry Division was able to capturein December 2003. The 1st Cavalry Division will follow on the heels of the ...
Quintin HoggAnnouncing his support for right of return legislation in Britain, MPstated that, "All the great nations of the earth have what the Jews call a ...
Philip IV of France... n Friday 13 October 1307 the Knights Templar were ordered to be arrested by. It was suggested, in the book Born in Blood: The Lost Secrets of Freemas ...
George W. Bush... ffluent Teton and college county Albany. In the 2004 presidential election,won his second-largest victory, with 69% of the vote. Former Vice Presiden ...
Princess Margriet... lhelmina went to Canada in 1943 to attend the christening of her grandchildon 29 June 1943 in Ottawa and stayed awhile with her family before returni ...
Augustus... r divination. Starting in the last quarter of the 1st century BCE (reign of) and over a period of two centuries (reign of Philip the Arab), the Roman ...
Mitch McConnell... mate, Sarah Palin, governor of Stevens's home state. Senate Minority Leader, as well as fellow Republican Senators Norm Coleman, John Sununu and Gord ...
Odin... n the Poetic Edda, Brynhildr's trip to Hel after her death is described and, while alive, also visits Hel upon his horse Sleipnir. In Snorri Sturluso ...
Yu the Great... of alcohol date back to the Xia Dynasty (ca. 2070 BC–ca. 1600 BC) in China., the first ruler of the Xia Dynasty, prohibited alcohol throughout the ki ...
George W. BushAfter(March 26, 2003) mentioned Warsaw's contribution prominently in a speech, ...
Albert FrederickOn 19 July 1569, whenrendered King Sigismund II homage and was in return enfeoffed as Duke of P ...
Henry VIII... yed in 1538, during the Dissolution of the Monasteries, on orders from King. The king also destroyed Becket's bones and ordered that all mention of h ...
Hilaire Belloc... velopment of distributist theory were Catholic authors G. K. Chesterton and, two of distributism's earliest and strongest proponents
Charles Martel... Europe in 711. So it was that the armies of the Frankish ruler and warlord, which defeated the Umayyad Arab invasion at the Battle of Tours in 732, ...
Albert FrederickWhen Albert died in 1568, his teenage son (exact age is unknown)inherited the duchy. Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg, who had co ...
Michael K. Young... cademia include former Dean of the Harvard Business School Kim B. Clark and'73, current President of the University of Washington. The University als ...
Ernest Martin Hopkins... ging it into national prestige. Presidents Ernest Fox Nichols (1909–16) and(1916–45) continued Tucker's trend of modernization, further improving cam ...
Rinaldo d'Este... rival, Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor, in 1708 and annexed to Modena by Duke, the exiled male line becoming extinct in 1747
Trajan... when the sanctuary of the Heliopolitan Jupiter-Baal was a pilgrimage site.'s biographer records that the emperor consulted the oracle there. Trajan ...
Mitt Romney... '60, who was United States Solicitor General under President Ronald Reagan., former Governor of Massachusetts and 2008 Republican Presidential Candid ...
William IV... y coin between 1797 and 1970, occasional issues such as the fourpence underbetween 1836 and 1837, and on the 50 pence coin between 1969 and 2008. See ...
Juliana... gn of 57 years and 286 days, Wilhelmina abdicated in favour of her daughter, because of advancing age and illness which had already caused two regenc ...
Jiang ZeminPresidentand Premier Zhu Rongji, both former mayors of Shanghai, led the nation in ...
Elizabeth I... nominations in nine years for Mrs. Brown in 1997; her Oscar-winning turn asin Shakespeare in Love in 1998; for Chocolat in 2000; for the lead role of ...
Simon de MontfortHenry III granted Kenilworth in 1244 to, Earl of Leicester, who later became a leader in the Second Barons' War ( ...
Joanna of CastilePhilip andhad six children
Holy Roman Emperor... ereign of the Habsburg Empire. He succeeded his elder brother, Joseph I, as, King of Bohemia (Charles II), Hungary and Croatia (Charles III), Archduk ...
Edward IV of England... prowess on the field during the Battle of Towton, he won the admiration ofwho made him Constable of Norwich Castle, High Sheriff of Norfolk and Suff ...
Gamal Abdel Nasser... ed by both sides throughout this period. Cuba, the Soviet bloc, Egypt under, and some governments of newly independent African states, charged the Un ...
Franz Joseph I of Austria... of his Catholic Austrian relatives, particularly that of his uncle, Emperor
Franklin D. Roosevelt... accounts of the Holocaust to the mostly disbelieving Winston Churchill and. Before leaving, Karski was visited by two leaders of the Jewish undergro ...
Francis Bacon... as favoring free republics over monarchies . Machiavelli in turn influenced, Marchamont Needham , Harrington , John Milton , David Hume , and many ot ...
John Adams... Independence. George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Franklin andare also said to have appreciated the qualities of Madeira. On one occasio ...
Khalifa bin Hamad Al ThaniIn February 1972, the Heir Apparent, Sheikh, deposed his cousin, Ahmed bin Ali Al Thani, and assumed power. Key membe ...
Lew GradeOn the back of their success on stage and on screen, in 1961offered the duo a series for the London-based ITV station ATV. Entitled Tw ...
Zhu RongjiPresident Jiang Zemin and Premier, both former mayors of Shanghai, led the nation in the 1990s. Under Jiang ...
Alexander the Great... in pike square formations. A similar weapon, the sarissa, was also used by's Macedonian phalanx infantry to great effect
John Sloan Dickey... roving campus facilities and introducing selective admissions in the 1920s., serving as president from 1945 until 1970, strongly emphasized the liber ...
George W. Bush... ated to serve". The leader for the Republican nomination was Texas Governor, who had the political and financial support of most of the party establi ...
Elizabeth I... nt college, Trinity College, was established by Royal Charter in 1592 underand was closed to Roman Catholics until Catholic Emancipation. The Catholi ...
Cedric Belfrage... oup held a conference and concert at St Pancras Town Hall, London headed by, on May 26, 1957 with Robeson singing direct from New York over a telepho ...
Roger II of Sicily... moald increased the cult of St Nicholas in his city. He later did homage to, but rebelled and was defeated in 1132
George H. W. Bush... at the US policy to remove Saddam Hussein from power started with Presidentin August 1990. Ritter concludes from public remarks by President George H ...
Albert of Brandenburg-Ansbach... gainst the Roman Catholic rule of the Teutonic Knights, whose Grand Master,, a member of a cadet branch of the House of Hohenzollern, lacked the mili ...
Bagsecg... 0 the "Great Summer Army" arrived in England, led by a Viking leader calledand his Five Earls. Aided by the Great Heathen Army (which had already ove ...
John F. Kennedy... e, but colonial officials opposed the program anyway. The next year Senatorhelped fund the program, which trained some 70% of the top leaders of the ...
Telephus... left for the Trojan War, they accidentally stopped in Mysia, ruled by King. In the resulting battle, Achilles gave Telephus a wound that would not h ...
Manuel I of Portugal... rgaret of Austria. The succession thereby passed to Queen Isabella and King. She died in 1498, while giving birth to a son, the Infante Miguel, to wh ...
Julian... ave reached about 361, within a very short time of the accession of Emperor
Joséphine... anyone about the upcoming battle because he did not want to disturb Empress. According to Frederick C. Schneid, the main concern of Napoleon was not ...
Charlemagne... ce as a mounted warrior. Both arose under the reign of the Frankish emperor, from which the knighthood of the Middle Ages can be seen to have had its ...
Tiglath-Pileser III... ed with Rezin, king of Aram and threatened Jerusalem. (; ) Ahaz appealed to, the king of Assyria, for help. Ahaz's "dread" of Rezin and Pekah, "Son o ...
Lord CurzonFollowing the partition of Bengal in 1905, which was a strategy set out byto weaken the nationalist movement, Tilak encouraged a boycott, regarded a ...
Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall... Howard of Wiggenhall, Norfolk and Alice Tendring; by whom he descended from, through his illegitimate daughter Joan of Cornwall
Ahaz... 2 BCE, Pekah allied with Rezin, king of Aram and threatened Jerusalem. (; )appealed to Tiglath-Pileser III, the king of Assyria, for help. Ahaz's "dr ...
Paul Kruger... e of 20, Queen Wilhelmina ordered a Dutch warship to South Africa to rescue, the embattled President of the Transvaal
Erechtheus... Parthenos. A remnant of archaic myth depicts her as the adoptive mother of/Erichthonius through the foiled rape by Hephaestus. Other variants relate ...
Abraham Lincoln... scape, shortly before running into the First of the Fallen, in the guise of. There then follows a small break where he meets the spirit of a dead fri ...
Emperor of Japan... ective term for the very few most powerful men attached to the court of thein pre-Meiji eras
Thomas Jefferson... ection; by finishing in second place, Democratic-Republican Party candidate, the Federalists' opponent, became the Vice President. This resulted in t ...
Samuel Pepys... hich an exact date is known, however, occurred on 7 January 1605, at Court.saw a Henry V in 1664—but it was written by Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrer ...
Harry S. Truman... of Americans. Johnson gave the first two Medicare cards to former Presidentand his wife Bess after signing the medicare bill at the
U.S. President... a joined the group at the behest of Germany's Chancellor Helmut Schmidt andGerald Ford and the group became the Group of Seven (G7). The European Uni ...
Isabel II... Letras (Liberal Arts) and Medicina (Medicine). In 1836, during the reign of, the University was moved to Madrid, where it took the name of Central Un ...
Henry III... a Carta, before it reverted to royal control early in the reign of his son,
Franklin D. Roosevelt... rate strong public support for public ownership of dams. In 1933, Presidentsigned a bill that enabled the construction of the Bonneville and Grand Co ...
John of Gaunt, 1st Earl of RichmondThe second creation was on 13 November 1362, for, who was both the 1st Duke's son-in-law and also fourth son of King Edwar ...
George H.W. Bush... modest lifestyle, Dennis Ross, former Middle East negotiator for Presidentsand Bill Clinton, stated that Arafat's "walking-around money" financed a v ...
Ramiro I of Aragon... or his own scribes, but by the notaries of his half-brother, the petty king, whose notaries were also calling Ferdinand's predecessor as king of León ...
Douglas Fairbanks... ning, holding lavish parties, the guests at which included Charlie Chaplin,, Winston Churchill and a young John F. Kennedy. Upon visiting St. Donat's ...
Athelstan... mous author of the earliest Life places Dunstan's birth during the reign of, while Osbern fixed it at "the first year of the reign of King Æthelstan" ...
David... ble statue of a standing male nude. The statue represents the Biblical hero, a favoured subject in the art of Florence. Originally commissioned as on ...
Gratian... atiaria and Secundianus of Singidunum, confident of numbers, prevailed uponto call a general council from all parts of the empire. This request appea ...
Joan GamperFounded in 1899 by a group of Swiss, English and Catalan footballers led by, the club has become a symbol of Catalan culture and Catalanism, hence th ...
Alexander IIIThe reforms ofreplaced many of the traditional privileges of the German nobility with el ...
Grand Duke's... uchy of Tuscany; Charles had prior endorsed the succession of the incumbentdaughter, Anna Maria Luisa, Electress Palatine
Constantine I... ylvester II, alluding to Pope Sylvester I (314–335), the advisor to Emperor(324–337). Soon after he was elected Pope, Sylvester II confirmed the posi ...
Adolf Hitler... ayments to the victorious allies, and the controversial "War Guilt Clause".later blamed the republic and its democracy for the oppressive terms of th ...
Hugo Chávez... d theories strongly influenced the thinking of current Venezuelan president
Earl Bathurst... of discipline caused an enraged Wellington to write in a famous dispatch to, "We have in the service the scum of the earth as common soldiers"
Rogge, Jacques... n - Retie - Rexism - Riemst - Rijkevorsel - Rivers of Belgium - Roeselare -- Rogier, Charles - Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Cambrai - Roman Catholic ...
Jomo KenyattaIn 1947, former president of the moderate Kikuyu Central Association, became pres ...
Henry the Lion... an be found in the town of Rerik (which still bears a Slavic name). In 1160conquered the region; afterwards German monks, peasants and traders arrive ...
Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester... This collection continued to grow steadily, but when, between 1435 and 1437(brother of Henry V of England), donated a great collection of manuscripts ...
Alfonso... rdinand I in turn gave the title of Prince of Girona to his first-born son,. The title is currently carried by Prince Felipe, Prince of Asturias, the ...
Ashur-uballit II... ed around a general holding out at Harran, who had taken the throne name of. Necho attempted to assist this remnant immediately upon his coronation, ...
Theodore RooseveltThe Alexander Archipelago Forest Reserve was established byin a presidential proclamation of 20 August 1902. Another presidential pro ...
James Larkin... ipation 60 years earlier. On his return to Ireland he was right hand man toin the Irish Transport and General Workers Union. He stood twice for the W ...
Barack ObamaPresidentestablished a new position in the White House, the Assistant to the Presid ...
John, Prince of AsturiasPhilip's sister Margaret married, only son of Ferdinand and Isabella and successor to the unified crowns o ...
Hezekiah... is recorded in the Immanuel prophecy in where the birth of a son (possibly) is a sign of the defeat of both kings by the King of Assyria before the ...
George H. W. Bush... of John B. Anderson, and the Reagan camp was split: eventually designatingas his preferred candidate. At the convention, Helms toyed with the idea o ...
Richard Nixon... privilege. He otherwise left most political activity to his Vice President,. He was a moderate conservative who continued New Deal agencies, expanded ...
Prince Bernhard of Lippe-BiesterfeldShe also arranged the marriage of her daughter Juliana to, a German aristocrat. Although it was claimed that he was initially a sup ...
President McKinley... l equipment and is still a going concern. In 1900 Spalding was appointed byas the USA's Commissioner at that year's Summer Olympic Games. In 1905, af ...
Robert of Courtenay... o fleets, one of which was commanded by Eustace the Monk, and an army under. With French forces defeated at Lincoln in May 1217 and then routed on th ...
Zachary Taylor... River. Black Hawk rejected the messages advising him to turn back. Colonel, a regular army officer who served under Atkinson, later stated that Atki ...
Henry V of England... y, but when, between 1435 and 1437 Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (brother of), donated a great collection of manuscripts, the space was deemed insuffi ...
John Adams... ters in the elections of 1796 and 1800. In 1796, Federalist Party candidatewon the presidential election; by finishing in second place, Democratic-Re ...
Henry the Lion... s desire to restore peace to Germany, persuaded Henry to give up Bavaria to, duke of Saxony and son of Henry the Proud. In return, Austria was elevat ...
Ferdinand I... of Aragon gave the title of Duke to his first-born son, John. In 1414, Kingin turn gave the title of Prince of Girona to his first-born son, Alfonso. ...
Isaac Newton... , who was joining it, "I don't know any scientist who looks as much as likeas you do". May replied that "that could be my after dinner comment, thank ...
Henry of Grosmont, 4th Earl of LancasterThe first creation was on 6 March 1351, for, a great-grandson of Henry III; he was also 4th Earl of Leicester, 1st Ea ...
Shah of Iran... f a dozen royal families for Mardas, and had close contact with the deposed, who had moved to Mexico. The Shah was one of the first customers for the ...
Barack Obama... hold the position on January 20, 2009, serving under the administration of. He is also the first and only Nobel Prize winner to be a Cabinet secreta ...
Anna Maria Luisa, Electress Palatine... s had prior endorsed the succession of the incumbent Grand Duke's daughter,
Friedrich Ebert... s of this treaty. The Republic's first Reichspräsident ("Reich President"),of the SPD, signed the new German constitution into law on 11 August 1919
Marcus Aurelius... . Among the best known Roman Stoics were philosopher Seneca and the emperor. Seneca, a wealthy Roman patrician, is often criticized by some modern co ...
Pedro II... Black, Brazil opted for an abstract design instead of a portrait of Emperor, so that his image would be not be disfigured by a postmark. In 1845 some ...
Léopold Clément of Lorraine... e was raised early in her childhood. She was first engaged to be married to, who was supposed to come to Vienna and meet Maria Theresa in 1723. Inste ...
Khosrau IThe Persian king, sent troops under the command of Vahriz, who helped Sayf ibn Dhi Yazan t ...
Jimmy Carter... ctober 1, 1977 with the creation of the Department of Energy when Presidentsigned the Department of Energy Organization Act. Originally the post focu ...
Sophie of WürttembergKing William III had three sons with his first wife,. However, when Wilhelmina was born, William had already outlived two of t ...
Pauline Green... cess, against the spirit of consultation that the new EU treaty brought in.MEP, leader of the Socialist group, stated that her group thought "Parliam ...
Don Carlos... throne, however, Charles was obliged to surrender the Kingdom of Naples toof Spain, in exchange for the minuscule Duchy of Parma
Duke of York and Albany... nglish conquered New Netherland and renamed it "New York" after the English, the future King James II. Stuyvesant and his council negotiated with the ...
Conradin... owerful prince in southern Germany. He served as the guardian of his nephewof Hohenstaufen, and after Conradin's execution in Italy in 1268, Louis an ...
James O. FreedmanDuring the 1990s, the College saw a major academic overhaul under Presidentand a controversial (and ultimately unsuccessful) 1999 initiative to encou ...
Nicholas I of Russia... carried 14 passengers at 3 mph. It was successfully demonstrated to Emperoron the Neva River
Henry of Bolingbroke, 1st Duke of Hereford... ke of this creation died on 4 February 1399, the Dukedom passed to his son,. Later that same year, the new 2nd Duke usurped the throne of England fro ...
Henry... uring the revolt of 1173–74 he faced a significant uprising led by his son,, backed by the French crown. The conflict spread across England and Kenil ...
Blanche of Castile... in November and was succeeded by the child king Louis IX. But Queen regentallowed the crusade to continue under Humbert de Beaujeu. Labécède fell in ...
Prince Juan CarlosIn 1974, Mardas held an expensive party for the then Spanish heir,, which secured Mardas a contract. After the assassination of Admiral Carr ...
Marcus Aurelius... . The Lebor Gabála synchronises Conn's reign with that of the Roman emperor(161-180). The chronology of Geoffrey Keating's Foras Feasa ar Éirinn date ...
Richard III of England... t Howard Duke of Norfolk. He was a close friend and loyal supporter of Kingwith whom he died in combat at the Battle of Bosworth Field
Richard NixonPresidentfirst considered nominating Hershel Friday to fill the vacant seat, but ch ...
Isaac Newton... morals but no longer authoritative (or meant to be) on matters of science.'s (1642–1727) mathematical explanation of universal gravitation explained ...
Prince of WalesIn 1920, the(the future King Edward VIII) visited the area. Impressed by what he saw, ...
Richard II... . Later that same year, the new 2nd Duke usurped the throne of England from, ascending the throne as Henry IV, at which point the Dukedom merged in t ...
Prince Frederick of the Netherlands... ed two of them and only the childless Prince Alexander and the King's unclewere alive, so under the Semi-Salic system of inheritance that was in plac ...
Richard NixonFile:1970s decade montage.png|From left, clockwise: US Presidentdoing the V for Victory sign after his resignation from office after the W ...
Murat's... s to contain the French at Vienna, and instructed the Allied Army to acceptceasefire proposal so that the allied army could have more time to retreat ...
Emperor Go-Toba... a shogunate completely excluded those of the imperial family descended fromfrom the Chrysanthemum throne, thus forcing Emperor Chūkyō to abdicate. Af ...
Pervez Musharraf... s in the Kargil district led to the Kargil War of 1999, after which Generaltook over through a bloodless coup d'état and assumed vast executive power ...
Henry VII of England... , forcing them on shore near Melcombe Regis. The couple stayed as guests ofbut were in fact hostages for the duration of their stay. In order to get ...
Theodore Roosevelt... a post office was established. The town was named Burkburnett by President, who visited the area for a wolf hunt that was hosted by the wealthy ranc ...
Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart... rm in the United States House of Representatives. Archibald was a cousin of. Elizabeth Letcher Pannill Stuart, Jeb's mother, who was known as a stric ...
Richard IHenry's successor,, paid relatively little attention to Kenilworth but under King John signi ...
Anne BoleynAmong those held and executed at the Tower was. Although the Yeoman Warders were once the Royal Bodyguard, by the 16th a ...
Jim Yong Kim... ebruary 2008 and was replaced by Harvard University professor and physicianon July 1, 2009
Prince ShōtokuSpying in Japan dates as far back as(572–622), although the origins of spying and assassination date much earl ...
Henry II... rs of the Anarchy (1135–54), delayed any further development of the castle.succeeded to the throne at the end of the Anarchy but during the revolt of ...
Emperor of Austria... an admirer of German Emperor Wilhelm II (his second cousin once removed) orFranz Josef I whom he described as "that idiot, that old dotard of a Franc ...
Conaire Cóem... riors dressed as women from Emain Macha to kill him at Tara. His son-in-lawsucceeded him as High King, and Conn's son Art would later succeed him. Th ...
William Ernest, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach... ime period, Wilhelmina's heir presumptive was her first cousin once removed, and next in line was his aunt (and Wilhelmina's cousin) Princess Marie A ...
William Howard Taft... tter Stewart, William O. Douglas, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Chief Justice, Chief Justice Earl Warren,Chief Justice Warren Burger, and Chief Justice ...
Ernest BevinOn February 14, 1947,announced that the Jews and Arabs would not be able to agree on any Britis ...
Duke Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin... enthroned on 6 September 1898. On 7 February 1901 in The Hague, she married
Augustus of Saxony... 733–1738), which started as a dispute over the throne of the Poland between, the previous King's elder son, and Stanisław Leszczyński. Austria suppor ...
Victoria of the United KingdomIn 1895, Queen Wilhelmina visited Queen, who penned an evaluation in her diary
Robert II, Duke of Normandy... called Pons Aelius, though it owes its name to the castle built in 1080, by, the eldest son of William the Conqueror. The city grew as an important c ...
Agnes of Merania... and castles to Philip Hurepel, son of Philip II and his controversial wife. Still, Blanche had to break up a league of the barons (1226), and helped ...
John F. Kennedy... included Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, Winston Churchill and a young. Upon visiting St. Donat's, George Bernard Shaw was quoted as saying: "Th ...
King Edward III... of Richmond, who was both the 1st Duke's son-in-law and also fourth son of. John had married Blanche of Lancaster, 6th Countess of Lancaster, daught ...
Stanisław August Poniatowski... the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, ruled by Catherine's former lover, king, was eventually partitioned, with the Russian Empire gaining the largest ...
Charles the Fat... t a sovereign, joined the other East Frankish lands in deposing their king,, in 887. Under a series of dukes that began under the child king Louis IV ...
Holy Roman Emperor... ry a legend appeared in various chronicles according to which the Pope, the, and the King of France demanded a tribute from Ferdinand. In certain ver ...
Bill Clinton... er is also the only secretary to be dismissed from the post. Hazel O'Leary,'s first Secretary of Energy, was first female and African-American holder ...
Hubert Humphrey... election of 1968 ended with Richard Nixon receiving 301 electoral votes to's 191. Yet, Nixon had only received 511,944 more popular votes than Humph ...
Henry III of England... muster an army to protect Capetian interests against rebellious nobles and. One of the barons tried to kidnap Louis. He took refuge in a castle and ...
Emperor Shijō... n 1232, he began his own cloistered rule, abdicating to his 1-year-old son,. However, being of a weak constitution, his cloistered rule lasted just u ...
Blanche of Lancaster, 6th Countess of Lancaster... Duke's son-in-law and also fourth son of King Edward III. John had married, daughter of the 1st Duke of the first creation. When John of Gaunt, the ...
Alexander I... to await reinforcements and to link up with surviving Austrian units. Tsarthen appointed general Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov to the commander-in-c ...
Dwight D. Eisenhower... stinguished Flying Cross, and he was awarded the Harmon Trophy by President
Gary Crittenden... ly, alumni of BYU who have served as business leaders include Citigroup CFO'76, former Dell CEO Kevin Rollins '84, Deseret Book CEO Sheri L. Dew, and ...
Robert Owen... ups against times of economic hardship. Enlightened industrialists, such asalso supported these organisations to improve the conditions of the workin ...
John II of Portugal... d sailing-master of the man-of-war, São Cristóvão (Saint Christopher). Kingappointed him, on 10 October 1487, to head an expedition to sail around th ...
Richard Nixon... rred during the 91st Congress. The presidential election of 1968 ended withreceiving 301 electoral votes to Hubert Humphrey's 191. Yet, Nixon had onl ...
Josiah... lley, but here he found his passage blocked by the Judean army. Their king,, sided with the Babylonians and attempted to block his advance at Megiddo ...
Armando Guebuza... bility and maintaining a local staff. After contacting Mozambican presidentto verify that the Mozambican government had no objections, the couple dec ...
Pope John XXIIIIn 1960,commented that Opus Dei opens up "unsuspected horizons of ". Furthermore, ...
President's... ergy is the head of the United States Department of Energy, a member of theCabinet, and fifteenth in the presidential line of succession. The positio ...
emperor(March 22, 1212 – August 31, 1234) was the 86thof Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. This reign spa ...
Archduke Charles, brother of the Austrian Emperor, had started to reform the Austrian army ...
Valentinian III... attack the Visigoth kingdom of Toulouse by making an alliance with Emperor. He had previously been on good terms with the Western Roman Empire and i ...
Empress Carlota of Mexico... also a first cousin to Queen Victoria, her husband Albert, Prince Consort,and her brother Leopold II of Belgium. These last two, Leopold and Carlota ...
Pope Paul VI... ed that Opus Dei opens up "unsuspected horizons of ". Furthermore, in 1964,praised the organization in a handwritten letter to Escrivá, saying
Francis I... ine explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano - sailing in service of the French king- was the first European to visit the area that would become New York City ...
William Henry Harrison... buy as much Native American land as possible. In 1804, territorial governornegotiated a treaty in St. Louis in which a group of Sauk and Meskwaki lea ...
George Washington... vernment through the war that raised an army to fight the British and namedits commander, made treaties, declared independence, and instructed the co ...
Theodosius I... ricaded themselves inside the church, and the imperial order was rescinded., the emperor of the East, espoused the cause of Justina, and regained the ...
Zhengde Emperor... between the Portuguese Empire and the Ming Dynasty during the reign of the. The handover of Macau (Macao) to Portugal in 1557 by the Emperor of Chin ...
Lugh... , and war and continued oppression followed. When the youthful and vigorousjoined Nuada's court, the king realised the multi-talented youth could lea ...
Prince Alexander... a was born, William had already outlived two of them and only the childlessand the King's uncle Prince Frederick of the Netherlands were alive, so un ...
Philip II of SavoyPico fled to France in 1488, where he was arrested by, at the demand of the papal nuncios, and imprisoned at Vincennes. Through ...
Jacques DelorsThe Presidential system had started to develop sinceand has since been cemented, a strong President with competent mandarins i ...
H. H. Kung... ie Soong, father of the Shanghai-born Soong sisters: Soong Ai-ling, wife of(once China's richest man); Soong Ching-ling, wife of Sun Yat-Sen; and Soo ...
Josiah Bartlet... 006), his role as The Illusive Man in the Mass Effect trilogy and Presidentin the television series The West Wing
EadwigIn 955, Eadred died, and the situation was at once changed., the elder son of Edmund, who then came to the throne, was a headstrong y ...
Emperor... ment was entered into by Dejazmach Agew Niguse of Tigray, in revolt againstTewodros II of Ethiopia, to cede Zula to the French. Agew Niguse was defea ...
Alexander the Great... of France, and the Black Sea coasts. Greeks founded more than 400 colonies.'s conquest of the Achaemenid Empire marked the beginning of the Hellenist ...
Leopold I... , Ferdinand was a grandnephew of Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and of, first king of the Belgians. His father Augustus was a brother of Ferdina ...
Cathair Mór... ding to the Lebor Gabála Érenn, he took power after killing his predecessor. In other sources his predecessor is Dáire Doimthech. The Lia Fáil, the c ...
Clement Attlee... ustry (then state-owned since nationalisation by the post-war government of) over the closure of pits whose uneconomic operation accounted for the co ...
Maria Feodorovna... nd a note from Pope Leo XIII. Because of support from Russian tsarist widowand other donations, his financial situation improved remarkably
Benito Juárez... certain national holidays, such as Natalicio de Benito Juárez (birthdate of) and Día de la Revolución, which are meant to be dry nationally. The same ...
Valentinian IIIn 385 Ambrose, backed by Milan's populace, refused's imperial request to hand over the Portian basilica for the use of Arian ...
King William III... born on 31 August 1880 in The Hague, Netherlands. She was the only child ofand his second wife, Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont. Her childhood was charac ...
Christina of Sweden... hn Casimir, count palatine of Pfalz-Zweibrücken, succeeded his cousin Queenon the Swedish throne, Pfalz-Zweibrücken was in personal union with Sweden ...
King Henry VII... dfather of Elizabeth I. His titles were declared forfeit after his death by, but his son, the 1st Earl of Surrey, was later restored as 2nd Duke (the ...
Chiang Kai-shek... ling, wife of Sun Yat-Sen; and Soong Mei-ling, wife of former ROC President
Licinius... tary superiority over his rivals in the crumbling Tetrarchy. In 313, he metin Milan to secure their alliance by the marriage of Licinius and Constant ...
Guthrum... Ivar the Boneless, Halfdan and Ubbe Ragnarsson, and also by another Viking, arrived in East Anglia. They proceeded to cross England into Northumbria ...
Henry... custom of wearing a leek as an “ancient tradition” in Henry V. In the play,tells Fluellen that he is wearing a leek “for I am Welsh, you know, good c ...
Władysław I the Elbow-high... hts and then with the German Prussian state. The Kingdom was restored under, strengthened and expanded by his son Casimir III the Great. The western ...
Frederik Pohl... nd society. Amis was particularly enthusiastic about the dystopian works ofand C. M. Kornbluth, and in New Maps of Hell coined the term "comic infern ...
Frederick, Prince of Wales... l stage Buckinghamshire has been home to Nancy Astor who lived in Cliveden,who also lived in Cliveden, Baron Carrington who lives in Bledlow, Benjami ...
Emperor Go-TobaIn 1221, because of the Jōkyū Incident, an unsuccessful attempt byto seize real power, the Kamakura shogunate completely excluded those of t ...
Casimir III the Great... ored under Władysław I the Elbow-high, strengthened and expanded by his son. The western provinces of Silesia and Pomerania were lost after the fragm ...
Manuel I of Portugal... d Tomé Pires diplomatic and commercial mission of 1517, under the orders of, which opened formally relations between the Portuguese Empire and the Mi ...
Philip the Good... chiermonnikoog in writing dates from October 1440, in a document written by
Pope Pius XI... itical) should perform a function which can be performed by a smaller unit., in Quadragesimo Anno, provided the classical statement of the principle: ...
Pedro IIOn 6 September 1850 the emperor,, sanctioned a law authorizing steam navigation on the Amazon, and gave th ...
Pope Paul VI... y Gómez (May 23, 1946 – March 22, 2005) was a self-proclaimed successor of, and was recognised as Pope Gregory XVII by supporters of the Palmarian C ...
King Henry VIII... and Catherine Howard, the second and fifth Queens consort, respectively, of. Thus, through Anne Boleyn, he was the great-great-grandfather of Elizabe ...
Magnus Maximus... nciples of Ambrose, however his aid was soon solicited by the Emperor. Whenusurped the supreme power in Gaul, and was meditating a descent upon Italy ...
Barack Obama... John Williams' "Air and Simple Gifts" at the 2009 inauguration ceremony for, along with Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Gabriela Montero (piano) and Anthony McGill ...
Bolesław II the Bold... y a collapse of the monarchy and restoration under Casimir I. Casimir's sonbecame fatally involved in a conflict with the ecclesiastical authority, a ...
Bres... that their king must be physically perfect, and he was replaced as king by, a half-Fomorian prince renowned for his beauty and intellect. The Fomori ...
President Clinton... Employment, and in 2000 received the National Medal of Technology from thenfor inventions that have advanced medical care worldwide. In April 2002, K ...
Emperor HorikawaThis 13th century sovereign was named after the 10th centuryand go- (後), translates literally as "later;" and thus, he is sometimes ca ...
King Arthur... ks he must complete before he can win her hand. With the help of his cousin, Culhwch succeeds and the giant dies, allowing Olwen to marry her suitor
Soong Ching-ling... Soong sisters: Soong Ai-ling, wife of H. H. Kung (once China's richest man);, wife of Sun Yat-Sen; and Soong Mei-ling, wife of former ROC President C ...
Donna ShalalaThat same year, President George W. Bush appointed Dole andco-chairs of a commission to investigate problems at Walter Reed Army Medi ...
Michael Wilding... ne Dietrich. Hitchcock used a number of prominent British actors, including, Richard Todd, and Alastair Sim. This was Hitchcock's first production fo ...
Pope John Paul I... denied Opus Dei's petition to become a personal prelature, Moncada stated., a few years before his election, wrote that Escrivá was more radical tha ...
Miguel Alemán Valdés... ommercial wharf and warehouses has been built. In the early 1950s Presidentupgraded the port’s infrastructure, installing electrical lines, drainage ...
Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Two Sicilies... Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma, daughter of Roberto I of Parma and, on 20 April 1893 at the Villa Pianore in Lucca in Italy, producing four ...
Leopold I... f Brandenburg to become "king in Prussia" in 1701 without offending Emperor. The government of de facto collectively ruled Brandenburg-Prussia, seate ...
Juliana... onal and economic", according to one contemporary publication. The birth of, on 30 April 1909, was met with great relief after eight years of childle ...
Eadred... stan's appointment, in 946, King Edmund was assassinated. His successor was. The policy of the new government was supported by the Queen Mother, Eadg ...
Conn of the Hundred Battles... echt, and Nuada, the maternal grandfather of Fionn mac Cumhaill. A rival towas Mug Nuadat ("Nuada's Slave"). The Delbhna, a people of early Ireland, ...
Bolesław I ChrobryMieszko's sonestablished a Polish Church province, pursued territorial conquests and wa ...
Norodom Sihanouk... e returned to the WPK's liberated areas. Despite friendly relations betweenand the Chinese, the latter kept Pol Pot's visit a secret from Sihanouk. I ...
Valentinian IIUnder Ambrose's major influence, emperors Gratian,and Theodosius I carried on a persecution of Paganism. MacMullen (1984) p. ...
Louis XVIII of France... , lived at Iver and King Zog of Albania lived at Frieth. Much earlier, Kinglived in exile at from 1809 to 1814
Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor... ing able to exercise his rule in Catalonia, until the death of his brother,; he returned to Vienna to assume the imperial crown. Not wanting to see A ...
Justinian I... cally a legal term (as used in the Codices of the Emperors Theodosius I and) after Emperor Diocletian's Tetrarchy (when they came under the administr ...
Paul Wolfowitz... Bush nominated former deputy secretary of state Robert Zoellick to succeedas President of the World Bank Group. The Executive Directors unanimously ...
Queen Elizabeth I... rsonification of Britain, in imagery that was developed during the reign of. With the death of Elizabeth in 1603 came the succession of her Scottish ...
Rajendra Prasad... ic of India was officially proclaimed. The Constituent Assembly elected Dr.as the first President of India, taking over from Governor General Rajgopa ...
Lugaid Riab nDerg... st time since Cúchulainn split it with his sword when it failed to roar for. In the saga Baile in Scáil ("The Phantom's Ecstatic Vision"), Conn tread ...
Thomas Jefferson... n politics who participated in the Enlightenment were Benjamin Franklin and
Peter the Great... 18,000 of them were Nemtsy, which means either German or western foreigner.was greatly influenced by the international community located in the Germa ...
Nuadu Necht... haracters of the same name include the later High Kings Nuadu Finn Fáil and, and Nuada, the maternal grandfather of Fionn mac Cumhaill. A rival to Co ...
Constance... an in England next to the king himself. After Blanche's death, John married, who had a claim to the kingdom of Castile, and John styled himself the k ...
Albert, Duke of Prussia... tonic Knights, Albert, secularized the order's Prussian territory, becoming. His duchy, which had its capital in Königsberg (Polish: Królewiec), was ...
Edmund... f great influence, and on the death of King Æthelstan in 940, the new King,, summoned him to his court at Cheddar and made him a minister
Stanislaus II of Poland... cember 1757 – 8 March 1758), fathered by Catherine's lover, the future King#Elizabeth Alexandrovna Alexeeva (1761–1844), married to Friedrich Maximil ...
GratianUnder Ambrose's major influence, emperors, Valentinian II and Theodosius I carried on a persecution of Paganism. Ma ...
Richard I... s a leader involved in the massacre of the Jews at Cliffords Tower in York.dismissed the sheriff and constable of York and imposed severe penalties o ...
Robert Zoellick... 007, US President George W. Bush nominated former deputy secretary of stateto succeed Paul Wolfowitz as President of the World Bank Group. The Execut ...
Jotham... king of Judah, and he reigned twenty years. In the second year of his reignbecame king of Judah, and reigned for sixteen years. Jotham was succeeded ...
Nia Segamain... ated with the eagle or hawk. The name of the legendary High King of Ireland, which translates as "sister's son or champion of Segamon", may be relate ...
Mathieu Kérékou... about many changes of government. The last of these brought to power Majoras the head of a regime professing strict Marxist-Leninist principles. The ...
Aelia Eudocia... tine direction, and is said to have been built at the behest of the Empress. This pool, having been somewhat abandoned and left to ruin, partly survi ...
Alexander I... lexander (whom she greatly favored, and who subsequently became the emperorin 1801). Her harshness towards Paul probably stemmed as much from politic ...
Theodosius I... nius, and specifically a legal term (as used in the Codices of the Emperorsand Justinian I) after Emperor Diocletian's Tetrarchy (when they came unde ...
Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor... and on the other hand influenced by Islamic (Saracen) ideals of furusiyya.(1459–1519) is often referred to as the last true knight. He was the last ...
Nuadu Finn Fáil... bly Nechtan. Other characters of the same name include the later High Kingsand Nuadu Necht, and Nuada, the maternal grandfather of Fionn mac Cumhaill ...
Keynesian... trade policy of the United States and Britain during the 19th Century, withstimulus policies
Zog of Albania... while Władysław Sikorski, military leader of Poland, lived at Iver and Kinglived at Frieth. Much earlier, King Louis XVIII of France lived in exile a ...
Francis II... ope. In 1806, the Holy Roman Empire ceased to exist when Holy Roman Emperorkept Francis I of Austria as his only official title. These achievements, ...
William II... e received the area's submission. This fortress was destroyed by the Danes.gave the barony of Bedford to Paine de Beauchamp who built a new, strong c ...
Idi Amin... omplaining of the inconsistency of lifting them on Uganda immediately after's departure, but not Zimbabwe Rhodesia after Ian Smith's. Helms hosted Mu ...
Henry IV of Castile... city was Alvar Gomez de Cibdad Real, who had been private secretary to King. He was a protector of the conversos. Together with prominent conversos F ...
Pope Pius XII... population of about 50,000. In 1958, The Diocese of Acapulco was created by. It would become an archdiocese in 1983
President of the European Parliament... als in technical matters such as the free trade agreement with Ukraine. Themeanwhile articulates the EU's values
Edward III... aster inherited the castle. Blanche married John of Gaunt, the third son of; their union, and combined resources, made John the second richest man in ...
Kyril... d by the People's Republic of Bulgaria, under which his sole surviving son,, was executed. On hearing of his son's death he said, "Everything is coll ...
Peter IJohn was the natural son ofby a woman named Teresa, who, according to Fernão Lopes, was a noble Galic ...
George Washington... is the debate over the beliefs of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and
Nero... the 2nd millennium BCE. The leek was the favourite vegetable of the Emperor, who consumed it in soup or in oil, believing it beneficial to the qualit ...
Galla PlacidiaWhen Valentinian discovered the plan, only the influence of his motherconvinced him to exile, rather than kill, Honoria. He also wrote to Attila ...
Valentinian IIIn 392, after the death ofand the acclamation of Eugenius, Ambrose supplicated the emperor for the p ...
George W. BushOn 30 May 2007, US Presidentnominated former deputy secretary of state Robert Zoellick to succeed Paul ...
James Bond... ht him to laugh." He calls their three seasons together (1990 to 1992) "theyears" since, as biographer Tom Rubython notes, "money, success, and girls ...
James Madison... r notable Founding Fathers may have been more directly deist. These include, possibly Alexander Hamilton, Ethan Allen
Dáire Doimthech... er killing his predecessor Cathair Mór. In other sources his predecessor is. The Lia Fáil, the coronation stone at Tara which was said to roar when t ...
President of India... oclaimed. The Constituent Assembly elected Dr. Rajendra Prasad as the first, taking over from Governor General Rajgopalachari. Subsequently India inv ...
Desta Damtew... ork married Dejazmatch Beyene Merid. Princess Tenagnework first married Ras, and after she was widowed later married Ras Andargachew Messai. Princess ...
Daniel Inouye... senator in history with a career spanning over 38 years. His colleague Sen.(D-HI) referred to Stevens as "The Strom Thurmond of the Arctic Circle.
Agamemnon... . It begins with Achilles' withdrawal from battle after he is dishonored by, the commander of the Achaean forces. Agamemnon had taken a woman named C ...
Charles VIII... ession of several Italian princes—all instigated by Lorenzo de' Medici—Kinghad him released, and the Pope was persuaded to allow Pico to move to Flor ...
King Richard III... , someone had left John Howard a note attached to his tent warning him that, his "master," was going to be double-crossed (which he was)
Vasili IIIThe earliest German settlement in Russia dates back to the reign ofin the 16th century. A handful of German and Dutch craftsmen and traders w ...
Alla Amidas... be supported by the die-links between his coins and those of his successor,. An inscription of Sumyafa' Ashwa' also mentions two kings (nagaśt) of Ak ...
Alexander the Great... contains at least one potential historical error: It apparently claims thatintended Alexandria to be the capital of his empire. Actually, he built it ...
Ethan Allen... e directly deist. These include James Madison, possibly Alexander Hamilton,
Frank Capra... ue to "chronic illness". She then joined Glenn Ford and Ann-Margret for thefilm A Pocketful of Miracles (1961) (a remake of Capra's 1933 film, Lady f ...
Banshee... neration X, featuring Jubilee and other teenage mutants led and schooled byand former villainess Emma Frost at her Massachusetts Academy. In 1998, Ex ...
Claudius... en a crossing of the River Thames at Staines since Roman times. The emperorsent the Romans into Britain in 43 A.D and they settled in Staines the sam ...
Wen Jiabao... the name Unihub. It is owned by Wen Yunsong, son of China's prime minister. Unihib was a re-branding of PCCW's Business eSolutions division, from 1 ...
Henry of Grosmont, the Duke of Lancaster... nued to use Kenilworth as a royal castle until her fall from power in 1330., inherited the castle from his father in 1345 and remodelled the great ha ...
Kebek... e 11 day caravan route between Balkh and Bukhara. The Chagatai Mongol khansand Qazan built palaces here on the site of Genghis Khan's summer pasture. ...
Princess Zenebework... children: Princess Tenagnework, Crown Prince Asfaw Wossen, Princess Tsehai,, Prince Makonnen, and Prince Sahle Selassie
Richard Nixon... backlash from Southern whites against Johnson's Democratic Party. Moreover,politically counterattacked with the Southern Strategy where it would "sec ...
Mao Zedong... rm their way into organs of political authority and usurp important posts.", chairman of the People's Republic of China, was reviled for his persecut ...
Peter III... spicious of Catherine upon her accession because she had annulled an act bythat had essentially freed the serfs belonging to the Orthodox Church. Nat ...
Stephen I of HungaryThe alleged story of the crown and papal legate authority given toby Sylvester in the year 1000 (hence the reign title 'Apostolic King') is ...
George H. W. Bush... press as a short list vice-presidential running mate for Republican nominee, and was named chairman of Veterans for Bush
Isaac Newton... enly that human beings themselves could be understood as complex machines ., influenced by Descartes, but also, like Bacon, a proponent of experiment ...
Michael Heseltine... o address this problem, in 1981 the Secretary of State for the Environment,, formed the London Docklands Development Corporation (LDDC) to redevelop ...
Yayi Boni... this was not changed and he stood down after the election of his successor,
President... (PNA)—the provisional entity created by the Oslo Accords. Arafat became theand Prime Minister of the PNA, the Commander of the PLA and the Speaker of ...
Emperor Joseph IIIn 1780, the son of Holy Roman Empress Maria Theresa,, toyed with the idea of determining whether or not to enter an alliance w ...
Princess TenagneworkBy Menen Asfaw, Haile Selassie had six children:, Crown Prince Asfaw Wossen, Princess Tsehai, Princess Zenebework, Prince ...
Hilaire Belloc... jection of this new program was due to the direct influence of the ideas ofover American distributists
Cyrus the Great... es of Asia Minor, and particular Ionia, by the Achaemenid Persian Empire ofshortly after 550 BC. The Persians found the Ionians difficult to rule, ev ...
Ivar the Boneless... r encampment. The following year the Great Heathen Army led by the Brothers, Halfdan and Ubbe Ragnarsson, and also by another Viking Guthrum, arrived ...
Francisco Solano LópezMeanwhile, in December 1864 the dictator of Paraguay,took advantage of the situation to establish his country as a regional pow ...
Emperor Zhao's... ilitary. The minimum age for the military draft was reduced to twenty after(r. 87–74 BCE) reign. Conscripted soldiers underwent one year of training ...
Henry IIBedford traces its borough charter in 1166 byand elected two members to the unreformed House of Commons
Henry Frederick... manual on the powers of a king, was written to edify his four-year-old sonking "acknowledgeth himself ordained for his people, having received from ...
Alexander IIThe decline of the Russian German community started with the reforms of. In 1871, he repealed the open-door immigration policy of his ancestors, ...
Alexander the GreatAfterconquered the Near East in 334 BCE, the existing settlement was named Heli ...
Menen AsfawBy, Haile Selassie had six children: Princess Tenagnework, Crown Prince Asfa ...
Pope John Paul II... ins unaccepted by Roman Catholics, who accepted Pope John Paul I (1978) and(1978–2005) as the true successors of Pope Paul VI. Pope Gregory XVII is g ...
Henry VIII... seven schools established, or in some cases re-endowed and renamed, by Kingduring the Dissolution of the Monasteries to pray for his soul. In 2006, 3 ...
Charles II of SpainFollowing the death of, in 1700, without any ostensible heir, Charles declared himself King of S ...
James I of Scotland... d many distinguished prisoners. The heir to the Scottish throne, later King, was kidnapped while journeying to France in 1406 and held in the Tower. ...
Lyndon B. Johnson... and later Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes, a protege of John B. Connally and, and the 1955 Pulitzer Prize winner William White, whose The Taft Story f ...
Black Canary... oore was not impressed by the character and drew more from heroines such asand Phantom Lady
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Sigismund IIIFollowing King's Prussian regency contract (1605) with Joachim Frederick of Brandenburg ...
Isabella I of CastileIn 1469 Queenand King Ferdinand of Aragon were married in the city; by the 15th century ...
Lugh... see a phantom, a tall beautiful man, on a throne, who introduces himself as. The woman is the sovereignty of Ireland, and she serves Conn a meal cons ...
Hadrian... iginally the Shrine of the Four Nymphs (Tetranymphon), a nymphaeum built byduring the construction of Aelia Capitolina in 135, and mentioned in Byzan ...
Pope John Paul I... of the Catholic Church remains unaccepted by Roman Catholics, who accepted(1978) and Pope John Paul II (1978–2005) as the true successors of Pope Pa ...
Medferiashwork Abebe... Princess Wolete Israel Seyoum and then following their divorce to Princess. Prince Makonnen was married to Princess Sara Gizaw. Prince Sahle Selassi ...
José María Arizmendiarrieta... in the region of Spain and France, was founded by a Catholic priest, Father, who seems to have been influenced by the same Catholic social and econom ...
John F. Kennedy... 62 Nassau Agreement that emerged from meetings between Harold Macmillan and, the United States would supply Britain with Polaris missiles, launch tub ...
Van Rompuy, Herman... , Théo - van Eyck, Jan - Van Genechten Packaging - Van Hoegaerden, Victor -- Van Rompuy I Government - Van Zeeland, Paul - Verdinaso - Emile Verhaere ...
Kaleb of Axum... e capital, killing many and destroying the church there. The Christian Kinglearned of Dhu Nuwas's persecutions of Christians and Aksumites, and, acco ...
Princess Fawzia... asha was appointed as Egypt's first ambassador in Tehran. In the same year,of Egypt, the sister of King Farouk I, married Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the ...
JehoahazOn his return march to Egypt in 608 BC, Necho found thathad been selected to succeed his father, Josiah. Necho deposed Jehoahaz, w ...
Gordon Campbell... e effectively portrayed the BC Liberals' new leader, former Vancouver mayor, as a pawn of big business and a dangerous right-wing extremist. Clark wa ...
Daniel Moynihan... that year, Kennedy created the Friends of Ireland organization with Senatorand House Speaker Tip O'Neill to support initiatives for peace and reconci ...
Bruno Amoussou... president) 27.1%, Adrien Houngbédji (National Assembly Speaker) 12.6%, and(Minister of State) 8.6%. The second round balloting, originally scheduled ...
James VI of Scotland... the death of Elizabeth in 1603 came the succession of her Scottish cousin,, to the English throne. He became James I of England, and so brought unde ...
Grand Empress Dowager Lü Zhi... rivate minting of coins. This decision was reversed in 186 BCE by his widow(d. 180 BCE), who abolished private minting. In 182 BCE, Lü Zhi issued a b ...
Charles the Bald... 817 was a further claimant besides Louis's three grown sons. A fourth son,, was born to Louis's second wife, Judith of Bavaria, in 823. When Louis t ...
Gustav IV Adolph... esses, they ended with two failures. Her Swedish cousin (once removed) Kingvisited her in September 1796, the empress's intention being that her gran ...
Santiago Bernabeu... pressive centralism and the fascist regime at management level and beyond (, the former club president for whom the Merengues stadium is named, fough ...
Thomas Jefferson... cases considered significant to the history of religious freedom. In 1779,wrote the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, enacted in 1786 by the V ...
Genghis Khan... The Chagatai Mongol khans Kebek and Qazan built palaces here on the site of's summer pasture. In 1364, Timur also built a fortified palace with moats ...
Prince Makonnen... nagnework, Crown Prince Asfaw Wossen, Princess Tsehai, Princess Zenebework,, and Prince Sahle Selassie
Bill Clinton... e Roadless Initiative passed on 5 January 2001, during the last days of theAdministration, and the initiative prevented the construction of new roads ...
Prince Sahle Selassie... ce Asfaw Wossen, Princess Tsehai, Princess Zenebework, Prince Makonnen, and
George Washington... rea that would lie between the Capitol building and an equestrian statue ofto be placed directly south of the White House (see L'Enfant Plan). The Na ...
Theodosius IUnder Ambrose's major influence, emperors Gratian, Valentinian II andcarried on a persecution of Paganism. MacMullen (1984) p.100 quote: See al ...
Adrien Houngbédji... athieu Kérékou (incumbent) 45.4%, Nicephore Soglo (former president) 27.1%,(National Assembly Speaker) 12.6%, and Bruno Amoussou (Minister of State) ...
Jehoahaz... urned to Egypt. On his return march, he found that the Judeans had selectedto succeed his father Josiah, whom Necho deposed and replaced with Jehoiak ...
Queen Beatrix... ouse of Orange dynasty, the later royal family of the Netherlands. In fact,is Countess of Buren. Also, the royals have been known to use the name Van ...
Isaac Newton... greatest scientific minds of the day to work on the problem, including Sir, and put up prizes for those who could demonstrate a working device or me ...
Frederick III of BrandenburgDucal Prussia's full sovereignty allowed Electorto become "king in Prussia" in 1701 without offending Emperor Leopold I. T ...
Margaret Beckett... he entered the news after it emerged that he had managed to get through towhilst impersonating Gordon Brown, with her revealing "embarrassing indisc ...
Tewodros II of Ethiopia... entered into by Dejazmach Agew Niguse of Tigray, in revolt against Emperor, to cede Zula to the French. Agew Niguse was defeated by Emperor Tewodros ...
Queen Beatrix... a status retained by her daughter, Queen Juliana, and by her granddaughter,
Sargon of Akkad... empires succeeded the last, and conquerors grew in stature until the greatpushed his empire to the whole of Mesopotamia and beyond. It would not be ...
George Washington... ss takes various steps toward organizing an American government, appointingcommander-in-chief (June 14), Benjamin Franklin postmaster general (July 2 ...
Charles I... o held their tenure at the pleasure of James I of England (VI of Scotland),and Charles II
Franklin D. Roosevelt... soil. Several groups developed competing proposals, and in 1933, Presidentauthorized the Columbia Basin Project. The Grand Coulee Dam was the projec ...
Pekahiah... kh; "open-eyed"; ) was king of Israel. He was a captain in the army of kingof Israel, whom he killed to become king. Pekah was the son of Remaliah (; ...
Pope Pius XI... ans of production, rather than the large units typical of modern economies.further stated, again in Quadragesimo Anno, "every social activity ought o ...
Henry CowellThe idea of the event began in's philosophy of music. Cowell, a teacher to John Cage and later to Dick H ...
Demetrius Vikelas... irikos, Kostas Karyotakis, Gregorios Xenopoulos, Constantine P. Cavafy, and. Two Greek authors have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature: Georg ...
Queen Victoria... f the navy, lent these attributes to the image of Britannia. By the time of, Britannia had been renewed. Still depicted as a young woman with brown o ...
Louis XIV of France... anish Succession, which pitted France's candidate, Philippe, Duke of Anjou,'s grandson, against Austria's Charles, lasted for almost 14 years. The Ki ...
Crispus... le of Mardia in 317, and agreed to a settlement in which Constantine's sonsand Constantine II, and Licinius' son Licinianus were made caesars
Holy Roman Emperor Francis II... ecisively defeated a Russo-Austrian army, commanded by Tsar Alexander I and, after nearly nine hours of difficult fighting. The battle took place nea ...
Edward II... many of the other English barons, found himself in increasing opposition to. War broke out in 1322, and Lancaster was captured at the Battle of Borou ...
Joseph Lyons... President of the Admiral Arthur Phillip Memorial. Australian Prime Ministerdescribed the section of keel as "intimately associated with the discovery ...
Henry VI of England... France, and made his England bleed" – a reminder of the tumultuous reign of, which Shakespeare had previously brought to the stage in a trilogy of pl ...
Elizabeth I... age productions. Dench won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress asin the film Shakespeare in Love
Louis the Pious... awn up for a division of the Carolingian Empire on the death of the emperor. Unforeseen in 817 was a further claimant besides Louis's three grown son ...
George W. Bush... few left of them, so the once massive tributes are growing thin. Presidentwas the first American president who visited the cemetery, on 8 May 2005. ...
Arianna Huffington... n the "Robots Versus Wrestlers" episode of How I Met Your Mother along with, and Will Shortz. Quentin Tarantino also cast Bogdanovich as a disc jocke ...
James Madison... icenses from the Anglican Church. Both Patrick Henry and the young attorneydefended Baptist preachers prior to the American Revolution in cases consi ...
Saddam Hussein... at risk in Honour Among Thieves (1993), a novel by Jeffrey Archer in whichtries to steal the Declaration to burn it publicly on July 4
Maria Theresa... h the agency of Prince Henry), Russia (under Catherine), and Austria (under) began preparing the ground for the partitions of Poland. In the first pa ...
King Arthur... early medieval poem found in the Book of Taliesin describes a voyage led byto the numerous otherworldy kingdoms within Annwn, either to rescue the pr ...
Harold Wilson... sile submarines, later reduced to four by the incoming Labour government of, with 16 missiles to be carried on each ship. The Polaris Sales Agreement ...
Queen Elizabeth... in 1601, was charged with supporting Essex's ill-fated insurrection against, but he was acquitted of those charges. He succeeded his father as Baron ...
Arthurian legends... tiltyard in an event called "the Round Table", in imitation of the popular
Prince HenryPrussia (through the agency of), Russia (under Catherine), and Austria (under Maria Theresa) began prepa ...
Emperor of China... e Zhengde Emperor. The handover of Macau (Macao) to Portugal in 1557 by the(as a reward for services rendered against the pirates who infested the So ...
Chiang Kai-shek... at heroes of Chinese history". Ma compared him with the contemporary leaderand saw many parallels in the careers and policies of the two men, both of ...
Francis Bacon... de his famous proof of uniform acceleration in freefall using mathematics ., especially in his Novum Organum, argued for a new experimental based app ...
King Cadwaladr... "Peter's Leek," Cenhinen Bedr) on St. David’s Day. According to one legend,of Gwynedd ordered his soldiers to identify themselves by wearing the vege ...
Catherine of Valois... lowing the victory at Agincourt, Henry attempts to woo the French princess,. This is difficult because he does not speak French well and she does not ...
Mwai Kibaki... s of the National Rainbow Coalition (NaRC) to parliament and NaRC candidate(b. 1931) to the presidency. Voters rejected the Kenya African National Un ...
Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery... om Great Hampden and is revered in Aylesbury to this day and Prime Ministerwho lived at Mentmore. Also worthy of note are William Penn who believed h ...
Augusto Pinochet... also traveled to Chile where he met with its military junta ruler, General
Frank Graham... issue up for discussion again at the 1954 bi-annual convention. ACLU member, president of the University of North Carolina, attacked the anti-communi ...
Dunama DabbalemiKanem's expansion peaked during the long and energetic reign of Mai(ca. 1203–1242), also of the Sayfawa dynasty. Dabbalemi initiated diplomat ...
Paul Revere... gement being the April 19 Battles of Lexington and Concord on the day after's now-legendary ride. The Second Continental Congress takes various steps ...
Tsar Alexander I... Emperor Napoleon I, decisively defeated a Russo-Austrian army, commanded byand Holy Roman Emperor Francis II, after nearly nine hours of difficult fi ...
Mwai Kibaki... s routed the ruling KANU party, and its leader, Moi's former vice-president, was elected President by a large majority
Henry III... d game. El Pardo was a region visited frequently by kings since the time of, in the 14th century. The Catholic Monarchs started the construction of t ...
Ferdinand II of Aragon... Domingo in 1498, far from the reach of the Medici and the Spanish King, butsoon found out and had Columbus put into chains
Albert, Prince Consort... nand II of Portugal, and also a first cousin to Queen Victoria, her husband, Empress Carlota of Mexico and her brother Leopold II of Belgium. These l ...
Ferdinand IV of Castile... unicipal charter dated in Valladolid on June 15, 1300 and confirmed by kingin Burgos, on January 4, 1301. Diego López stablished the new town on the ...
Grigory Potemkinhad had involvement in the coup d'état of 1762. In 1772, Catherine's close ...
Wolverine... ishop, and Gambit — who became one of the most popular X-Men (rivaling evenin size of fanbase), but many of the later additions to the team came and ...
King Hussein of Jordan... ardas set up various companies offering these products to royalty and VIPs.bought a fleet of cars that Mardas had customised, but the cars proved to ...
George Washington... . stamps were created, 5 and 10 cent issues depicting Benjamin Franklin and. A few other countries issued stamps in the late 1840s. Many others, such ...
James BondIn 1995, she took over the role of M ('s boss) with the James Bond film series, starting with GoldenEye replacin ...
Charles II... enure at the pleasure of James I of England (VI of Scotland), Charles I and
Lionel HamptonIn the mid-1930s, Benny Goodman hired pianist Teddy Wilson, vibraphonistand guitarist Charlie Christian to join small groups. An early 1940s style ...
George Washington... l carved nobs of wood shaped to look like nutmeg to unsuspecting customers.gave Connecticut the title of "The Provisions State" because of the materi ...
Alfonso XI... th the Royal Fuero, granted by Alfonso X of Castile in 1262 and ratified byin 1339. On the other hand, the town of Buitrago de Lozoya, Alcalá de Hena ...
Mitt Romney... letter was issued immediately before the Florida primary. Dole has endorsedfor the Republican nomination
King Charles IIDuring the reign of, Britannia made her first appearance on English coins on a farthing of 16 ...
LiciniusIn the year 320,reneged on the religious freedom promised by the Edict of Milan in 313 and ...
Ferdinand II of Portugal... Leopold I, first king of the Belgians. His father Augustus was a brother of, and also a first cousin to Queen Victoria, her husband Albert, Prince Co ...
Jack Hylton... , most notably in Hoylake in 1940, the prize for which was an audition with. Also present was another young talent named Ernest Wiseman, already a fa ...
ManassehDuring the long reign of(c. 687/686 - 643/642 BC), Judah was a vassal of Assyrian rulers - Sennach ...
King Edward VFor his support of King Richard III during the deposition ofin 1483, he was created The Duke of Norfolk, third creation, on 28 June 14 ...
Justin I... rding to Procopius, was further encouraged by his ally and fellow Christianof Byzantium, who requested Aksum's help to cut off silk supplies as part ...
Ahaz... g of Judah, and reigned for sixteen years. Jotham was succeeded by his son,in the seventeenth year of Pekah's reign. William F. Albright has dated hi ...
German Emperor Wilhelm II... outbreak of the First World War, the young Wilhelmina visited the powerful, who boasted to the Queen of a relatively small country, "my guards are s ...
Malcolm IV... Crown came to his youngest son, David. David was succeeded by his grandsons, and then by William the Lion, the longest-reigning King of Scots before ...
Theodoric I... vitus, and Attila's continued westward advance, convinced the Visigoth king(Theodorid) to ally with the Romans. The combined armies reached Orléans a ...
Persi DiaconisBorn in Far Rockaway, New York, his first career (likea generation later) was stage magic. He then earned a BSc from the Univers ...
Van RompuySince the creation of the European Council presidency, Presidentand Commission President Barroso have begun to compete with each other as ...
Lindsay Thompson... being John Cain (1982–1990, born 1931). The most recent premier to die was(1981–82), on 16 July 2008
Tony RundleAs of 24 January 2011, seven former premiers are alive, the oldest being(1996–98, born 1939). The most recent premier to die was Sir Angus Bethune ...
Alfredo Poveda... oved by another military government. That military junta was led by Admiral, who was declared chairman of the Supreme Council. The Supreme Council in ...
Gunderic... taces. The remainder of his people subsequently appealed to the Vandal kingto accept the Alan crown. Later Vandal kings in North Africa styled themse ...
Dian Parkinson... eauties included Kathleen Bradley (1990–2000), Holly Hallstrom (1977–1995),(1975–1993) and Janice Pennington (1972–2000). Pennington and Bradley were ...
Justinian I... for the founding of the Justinian Dynasty that included his eminent nephewand for the enactment of laws that de-emphasized the influence of the old ...
Theodosius I... ed at Sarigüzel, near Istanbul, in the 1930s, and attributed to the time of(379-395)
former President Lyndon Johnson... ular bluebonnets, some planted in an effort by "Lady Bird" Johnson, wife of
Donna Shalala... sion to investigate problems at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, along with, a former member of the Clinton cabinet. Dole is married to former U.S. c ...
Amr Moussa... f the League is traditionally an Egyptian. Former Egyptian Foreign Ministeris the present Secretary General of the Arab League. Egyptian Deputy Prime ...
Walter Scott... e of poems had widespread influence on such writers as Goethe and the young, but there was controversy from the outset about Macpherson's claims to h ...
King David... uel as being one of The Three, a distinct group of warriors associated with; scholars believe that the same individual is meant, and that the passage ...
King of ItalyLouis II the Younger (825 – Ghedi 12 August 875) was theand Roman Emperor from 844, co-ruling with his father Lothair I until 855, ...
Jaime Roldós AguileraElections were held on April 29, 1979, under a new constitution.was elected president, garnering over one million votes, the most in Ecuad ...
Lothair... re for the benefit of Charles he met with the opposition of his adult sons,, Pepin, and Louis. A decade of civil war and fluctuating alliances, punct ...
Barroso... European Council presidency, President Van Rompuy and Commission Presidenthave begun to compete with each other as Van Rompuy has benefited from the ...
Hosni Mubarak... n of one's first name was common; notable Egyptians such as Anwar Sadat anddid so. However, Arafat also dropped Abdel Rahman and Abdel Raouf from his ...
Harold Wilson... d of November 1967, earlier than had been planned by British Prime Ministerand without an agreement on the succeeding governance. Their enemies, the ...
Constans... ceeded by his three sons born of Fausta, Constantine II, Constantius II and. A number of relatives were killed by followers of Constantius, notably C ...
Ronald ReaganWyman was the first wife of. They married in 1940 and divorced in 1949, before Reagan ran for public ...
Philip II of France... he spent little time in England, instead concentrating on the war with King, which began with Philip's attempts to acquire Richard's possessions on t ...
Christina of Sweden... ite of the city of Wilmington, which they named Fort Christina, after Queen
Abul Kalam Azad... 47, the nationalist leaders of British India—including Jawaharlal Nehru andrepresenting the Congress, Jinnah representing the Muslim League, and Mast ...
Jim Bacon... (1969–72), on 27 August 2004. The most recently-serving premier to die was(1998–2004), on 20 June 2004
Malcolm... tle at the hands of Macbeth, who was killed himself in 1057 by Duncan's son. The following year, after killing Macbeth's stepson Lulach, Malcolm asce ...
Maximilian IIIThe Administrator of Prussia, the grandmaster of the Teutonic Order, son of emperor Maximilian II died in 1618. Albert's line died out in 161 ...
Peter III of Russia... 1754 – 23 March 1801), officially fathered by Catherine's husband, Emperor, but claimed by Catherine to be the son of her lover, Count Serge Saltyko
Anwar El Sadat... fundamentally altered when Egypt signed the Egyptian–Israeli Peace Treaty., President of Egypt, was instrumental in the event and consequently becam ...
Pope John XPope Leo VI, a Roman, succeeded(914–928) as Pope in 928. He reigned a little over seven months; the exact ...
Odoacer... avenna. In 476, the last Western Empreror Romulus Augustulus was deposed by; for a few years Italy stayed united under the rule of Odoacer, but soon ...
Lothair I... was the King of Italy and Roman Emperor from 844, co-ruling with his fatheruntil 855, after which he ruled alone. Louis's usual title was imperator a ...
Paul I of Russia#Emperor(1 October 1754 – 23 March 1801), officially fathered by Catherine's husba ...
Woodrow Wilson... re-enactments, and speeches from a host of dignitaries, including President, the first Southerner elected to the White House since the War. (Note: He ...
Lothair... for his succession, but Hugh Capet appointed Arnulf, an illegitimate son ofinstead. Arnulf was deposed in 991 for alleged treason against the King, a ...
Richard III... t, Elizabeth Woodville. When the Duke of Gloucester became King in 1483, as, both Elizabeth and her mother Alice were appointed ladies-in-waiting to ...
Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York... the monarchy), Richard III is described as "the undoubted son and heir" of, and "born in this land" — an oblique reference to his brother's birth at ...
Tipu Sultan... the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War broke out in 1798 against the Sultan of Mysore,. Arthur's brother Richard ordered that an armed force be sent to capture ...
Charles IIThe principal advisor to, the Earl of Clarendon remarked on the matter, "and from those contestati ...
Euphemia... emphasized the influence of the old Roman nobility. His consort was Empress
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Constantius II... s there. He was succeeded by his three sons born of Fausta, Constantine II,and Constans. A number of relatives were killed by followers of Constantiu ...
Maximilian II... ussia, the grandmaster of the Teutonic Order Maximilian III, son of emperordied in 1618. Albert's line died out in 1618, and the Duchy of Prussia pas ...
King Abdullah... ian revolution in 1935 which led him and his followers in rebellion againstof Jordan. And later at 1937, when they were forced to leave Jordan, Princ ...
Dave BarrettThe NDP first won election in 1972 under, who served as Premier for three years. The NDP passed a great deal of le ...
John CainAs of December 2010, five former premiers are alive, the oldest being(1982–1990, born 1931). The most recent premier to die was Lindsay Thompso ...
Philip II of France... 's daughter, Margaret of Geneva, to France for her intended wedding to King. Thomas carried off Marguerite and married her himself, producing some ei ...
David... s successively became king. Eventually, the Crown came to his youngest son,. David was succeeded by his grandsons Malcolm IV, and then by William the ...
Jawaharlal Nehru... in India. In June 1947, the nationalist leaders of British India—includingand Abul Kalam Azad representing the Congress, Jinnah representing the Mus ...
George V... rincipally at English speakers in the outposts of the British Empire, or asput it in the first-ever , the "men and women, so cut off by the snow, the ...
Yasser Arafat... asting peace." The failure to come to an agreement was widely attributed to, as he walked away from the table without making a concrete counter-offer ...
Jacques ChiracIn 1996,, then French President, granted the former French members of the Internat ...
Louis VII of France... aimed at all his friends and supporters as well as Becket himself; but Kingoffered Becket protection. He spent nearly two years in the Cistercian abb ...
Ranjit SinghUndivided Punjab was ruled by a Sikh dynasty founded by Maharajafor 50 years from 1799 to 1849 AD, before its conquest by the British. Bef ...
Elizabeth I of England... mer Night's Dream which opened in February 2010, when she played Titania asin her later years: Queen of the Forest of Arden. On 31 July 2010, Dame Ju ...
Charles II... stic office despite the changes through the course of several monarchs fromto George I. A comic opera covers a later period in 18th century history, ...
Claudia Jordan... and the show. Following the departures of Nikki Ziering, Heather Kozar andin the 2000s (decade), producers decided to use a rotating cast of models ...
Anastasius I... s ability, rose through the ranks to become a general and under the Emperor; by the time of Anastasius' death in 518, he held the influential positio ...
Franz von PapenHindenburg then appointedas new Reichskanzler. Von Papen lifted the ban on the NSDAP's SA paramilit ...
Charles I... ntury history, while a film set in Bray, County Wicklow, in Ireland, covers, the English Civil War, the Commonwealth of England, The Protectorate, an ...
George Washington BainesJohnson was maternally descended from a pioneer Baptist clergyman,, who pastored some eight churches in Texas as well as others in Arkansas ...
Romulus Augustulus... tal was moved from Mediolanum to Ravenna. In 476, the last Western Emprerorwas deposed by Odoacer; for a few years Italy stayed united under the rule ...
John F. Kennedy... in a span of 12 months, coming as it did just after the deaths of Presidentand General Douglas MacArthur, former Chaplain of the Senate Frederick Bro ...
Alexander III... s succeeded by his son Alexander II. Alexander II, as well as his successor, attempted to take over the Western Isles, which were still under the ove ...
François Mitterrand... s. Before 1996, the same request was turned down several times including by, the former Socialist President
Alcide De Gasperi... facsimile wartime letters from resistance leader and former Prime Ministerrequesting the Allies to bomb the outskirts of Rome in order to demoralize ...
Habibullah Khan... -Afghan War of 1919 was precipitated by the assassination of the then ruler. His son and successor Amanullah declared full independence and attacked ...
Justin II... ssimus and had Praejecta (b. ca 520), married to the senator Areobindus and(b. ca 520)
Akbar... ed Sheykhu Baba, he was the third and eldest surviving son of Mogul Emperor. Akbar's twin sons, Hasan and Hussain, died in infancy. His mother was th ...
Rodrigo Borja Cevallos... as followed in 1984 by León Febres Cordero from the Social Christian Party.of the Democratic Left (Izquierda Democrática or ID) party won the preside ...
Maria Clementina Sobieska... e female bust bears a resemblance to the Jacobite Queen and Polish Princess, wife of James the Old Pretender. The two putti with reddish hair who acc ...
Frederick II... had several times mediated between the Lombards and the Holy Roman Emperorreasserted his right to arbitrate between the contending parties. In the n ...
Oren B. Cheney... ar College Milo Parker Jewett, founder and first president of Bates College, founder and first president of Kenyon College Philander Chase, first pro ...
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Mao Zedong... ly following the recognition of the PRC by the United Nations, the death ofand the beginning of market liberalization by Mao's successors. Despite fa ...
Henry VIIIThe chief minister of, the Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Cranmer suggested removal of the Rom ...
Yan Xishan... of unification against other warlords such as Li Zongren, Feng Yuxiang and. As a reward, Zhang remained ruler of Manchuria and even extended his inf ...
Philander Chase... Bates College Oren B. Cheney, founder and first president of Kenyon College, first professor of Wabash College Caleb Mills, and former president of U ...
WolverineIn the aftermath of the Schism series, the fallout betweenand Cyclops will lead to the revival and rebuilding of the original X-Mans ...
Robin Cook MP... ng personal attack on the Prime Minister, calling his behaviour 'reckless'.and a few other government ministers resigned to the backbenches over the ...
Chen Shui-bian... e end of his term in 2000. That year Democratic Progressive Party candidatewon the national election with 39% of the vote in a three-way race. Chen's ...
Cadmus... ugh no classical source explicitly connects the two, Ino is the daughter ofof Tyre. Lewis Farnell thought not, referring in 1916 to "the accidental r ...
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Henrietta Maria... r, Richard Baxter ascribes the origin of the term to a remark made by Queenat the trial of the Earl of Strafford earlier that year; referring to John ...
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Abdalá Bucaram... D) party won the presidency in 1988, running in the runoff election against(brother in law of Jaime Roldos and founder of the Ecuadorian Roldosist Pa ...
Louis... f Charles he met with the opposition of his adult sons, Lothair, Pepin, and. A decade of civil war and fluctuating alliances, punctuated by brief per ...
Charlemagne... of the Frankish Kingdom. On conquering the Lombard Kingdom of Italy in 774,had himself crowned King of the Lombards. Consequently, Tyrol came to be o ...
Alexander II... needed for the Crusades. William died in 1214, and was succeeded by his son. Alexander II, as well as his successor Alexander III, attempted to take ...
Charles II... tability (some would say amorality) over half a century, from the reigns ofto George I. Over this period, he embraced whichever form of liturgy, Prot ...
Alan Lloyd Hodgkin... ine for his work on the synapse. He shared the prize with Andrew Huxley and
Harold WilsonIn 1964, the new British government underannounced their intention to hand over power to the Federation of South Ar ...
Ludwig III of Bavaria... A year later, Ludwig deposed his cousin, Otto, and proclaimed himself King. During the First World War, Ludwig's eldest son, Crown Prince Rupprecht, ...
AkbarIn 1600, whenwas away from the capital on an expedition, Salim broke into an open rebel ...
León Febres Cordero... ely succeeded by Vice President Osvaldo Hurtado who was followed in 1984 byfrom the Social Christian Party. Rodrigo Borja Cevallos of the Democratic ...
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Dalmatius... ives were killed by followers of Constantius, notably Constantine's nephews(who held the rank of Caesar) and Hannibalianus, presumably to eliminate p ...
Andrew Huxley... hysiology or Medicine for his work on the synapse. He shared the prize withand Alan Lloyd Hodgkin
Mohammed Nadir Shah... cated under pressure. The individual who most benefited from the crisis was, who reigned from 1929 to 1933. Both the Soviets and the British played t ...
Ermengarde of ToursHe was the eldest son of the Emperor Lothair I and. He was designated King of Italy in 839 and took up his residence in that ...
Alp Arslan... manus IV, Emperor of the Byzantine Empire (reigned 1068–1071), faced Sultanof the Seljuk Turks (reigned 1059–1072) in the Battle of Manzikert. The ba ...
Avitus... troops from among the Franks, the Burgundians, and the Celts. A mission by, and Attila's continued westward advance, convinced the Visigoth king The ...
Bob Bartlett... avel. In December 1968, after the death of Alaska's other senator, Democrat, Governor Wally Hickel appointed Stevens to the U.S. Senate. Since Gravel ...
Paul von Hindenburg... icher asked for new elections. On 28 January, von Papen described Hitler toas only a minority part of an alternative, von Papen-arranged government. ...
Éamon de Valera... ns. As President of Dáil Éireann (Priomh Aire, or literally First Minister)was the highest official in the Republic at this time but was notionally o ...
Louis II... ed his kingdom between his three sons in the Treaty of Prüm. To the eldest,, went Italy, with the imperial title. To the youngest, Charles, still a m ...
Eleanor of Aquitaine... d to England to raise the king's ransom. Richard wrote to his mother, Queen, that Walter should be chosen for the see of Canterbury, as well as to th ...
George W. Bush... ong live for the 2004 Republican National Convention, saying that President, whom he said is a fan and a family friend, had asked him to write a song ...
Dennis Silk... ster and J. R. Ackerley. One of his closest friends was the young cricketer. He formed a close friendship with Vivien Hancock, headmistress of Greenw ...
Frank Capra... She worked with such directors as Alfred Hitchcock on Stage Fright (1950),on Here Comes the Groom (1951) and Michael Curtiz on The Story of Will Rog ...
Hugh HefnerIn 1992 Smith was chosen byto appear on the cover of the March issue of Playboy, where she was listed ...
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Hitler... k, states, "The work of the Eugenics Board was not far from the thinking of.
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King Richard IIIFor his support ofduring the deposition of King Edward V in 1483, he was created The Duke of ...
George I... ious Stuart monarchs, chose to rely on a small committee of advisers. Undereven more power passed to this committee. It now began to meet in the abse ...
Charles the Bold... t. Arnhem entered the Hanseatic League in 1443. In 1473, it was captured byof Burgundy. In 1514, Charles of Egmond, duke of Guelders, took it from th ...
President of Ireland... s the national parliament of Ireland, the Oireachtas. It is composed of the, Seanad Éireann as the upper house, and Dáil Éireann as the lower house. ...
Henry VIII... ority of the Pope and the Roman Catholic Church, at first temporarily underand Edward VI and later permanently during the reign of Elizabeth I
Frederick II... ssia, was merged with the former Duchy of Prussia. On 31 January 1773, Kingannounced that the newly annexed lands were to be known as the Province of ...
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Augusto Pinochet... neoliberal governments being created in Chile, where a military coup led bytook place in 1973
Bill Clinton... osted the Sharm El-Sheikh "Summit of the Peacemakers" attended by Presidentand other world leaders
Eloy Alfaro... rorist group, "¡Alfaro Vive, Carajo!" ("Alfaro Lives, Dammit!") named after. However, continuing economic problems undermined the popularity of the I ...
George W. Bush... tiations suspended in July 2000, and in June 2003, Mubarak hosted Presidentfor another summit on Middle East peace process. Another summit was conven ...
Charles Lyell... as (though not his thoughts on evolution) by John Playfair in 1802 and thenin the 1830s popularised the concept of an infinitely repeating cycle, tho ...
Kwame Nkrumah... r II, nationalist movements arose across West Africa. In 1957, Ghana, under, became the first sub-Saharan colony to achieve its independence, followe ...
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President of IndiaThe Constitution envisages a scheme of affairs in which theis the head of the executive in terms of Article 53 with office of the Pri ...
Saparmurat NiyazovThe last living person to be officially proclaimed president for life wasof Turkmenistan
Edward VI... the Laws in Wales Acts 1535–1542. Henry VIII's son and successor, the young, continued with further religious reforms but his early death in 1553 pre ...
Augustus... ond century AD had only been moved and rededicated there during the time of; in essence it was a Roman temple to the Augustan Mars Ultor. The Areopag ...
Augustus... to the revival of the clean shaven face fashion of the Roman emperors fromto Trajan, which was originally introduced among the Romans by Scipio Afri ...
Jacques Diouf... future survival." The head of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO),, has warned that the controversial rise in land deals could create a form ...
James Buchanan... th century, and at age 62, was the oldest man to be elected President sincein 1856. Eisenhower was the only general to serve as President in the 20th ...
Lucio Gutiérrez... e political capital, as illustrated by the most recent removal of Presidentfrom office by Congress in April 2005. Vice President Alfredo Palacio took ...
Alexander III... of government ministers of Russia who were personally appointed by the Tsarand by his son, Tsar Nicholas II. The additional Chinese Eastern Railway w ...
Eglon... om which Ehud turned back for the purpose of carrying out his design to putking of Moab to death, were probably the "graven images" (as the word is r ...
Trajan... val of the clean shaven face fashion of the Roman emperors from Augustus to, which was originally introduced among the Romans by Scipio Africanus. Th ...
Liu YuThe dynasty was founded by劉裕 (363–422), whose surname together with "Song" forms the most commonly u ...
Anne BoleynThe ghost of, beheaded in 1536 for treason against Henry VIII, allegedly haunts the ch ...
Chiang Kai-shek... . They miscalculated however, and his son quickly pledged his allegiance to, turning his forces over to Kuomintang control and supported Chiang in hi ...
Art RooneyPrior to the 1970 season, Rosenbloom, Art Modell of the Browns, andof the Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to have their teams join the ten AFL tea ...
Gerald Ford... cond longest-lived president after John Adams; both were since surpassed byand Ronald Reagan. He had outlived by 20 years his wife, Lou Henry Hoover, ...
Graham Greene... erious, tight, economical drama films such as Seven Days to Noon (1950) and's Brighton Rock (1947), both with Roy producing and John directing. They ...
Nicolae Ceauşescu... ut they have not proclaimed themselves as President for Life. For instance,of Romania, who ruled until his execution (see Romanian revolution)
Edward IV... or Woodville), sister of Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers, father of Kingconsort, Elizabeth Woodville. When the Duke of Gloucester became King in 1 ...
Charles II... ore the restoration of the monarchy, the Protector's Council was abolished.restored the royal Privy Council, but he, like previous Stuart monarchs, c ...
Daniel InouyeSince 1987, Hawaii's Senator, a World War II veteran, has introduced a measure to return Memorial Day ...
Liu Shao... which at least partially led to many military revolts. These rulers include, Emperor Xiaowu, Emperor Qianfei, Emperor Ming, and Emperor Houfei. Emper ...
Abraham Lincoln... but that it was part of some elaborate and dangerous intrigue instigated by.
Peleus... ds and goddesses as well as various mortals were invited to the marriage ofand Thetis (the eventual parents of Achilles). Only Eris, goddess of disco ...
King Charles I... n applauded the English people for having the courage to depose and execute. In his poem, however, he takes the side of 'Heav'n's awful Monarch' (iv ...
Humphry DavySir's work with electrolysis led to the conclusion that the production of ele ...
William Whewell... ibed as Lyell's first disciple. In a comment on the arguments of the 1830s,coined the term uniformitarianism to describe Lyell's version of the ideas ...
Henry Tudor... ately, the conflict culminated in success for the Lancastrian branch led by, in 1485, when Richard III was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field
Lothair II... ll a minor, went Provence. To the second eldest and namesake of his father,, went the remaining territories to the north of Provence, a kingdom which ...
Nicholas II... ho were personally appointed by the Tsar Alexander III and by his son, Tsar. The additional Chinese Eastern Railway was constructed as the Russo-Chin ...
Amel-Marduk... reign, and they also give the accession year of Nebuchadnezzar's successor(Evil Merodach) as 562/561 BC, which was the 37th year of Jehoiachin's cap ...
Andrew Johnson... in the state and features call boxes built prior to the American Civil War., later president of the United States, was an apprentice tailor in Moores ...
François Duvalier... hand, presidents like Alexandre Pétion, Rafael Carrera, Josip Broz Tito anddied in office. Kim Il-Sung was named Eternal President of the Republic af ...
Gunderic... ozen, to invade Gaul, which they devastated terribly. Under Godigisel's son, the Vandals plundered their way westward and southward through Aquitaine
Theodore Roosevelt... "higher authority" by wire, which turns out as an all-ears U. S. President(Attorney General William Henry Moody: "They say a billionaire from Scotla ...
Henry VIII's... ishment except death, without being bound by normal court procedure. Duringreign, the Sovereign, on the advice of the Council, was allowed to enact l ...
Paul von Hindenburg... Brüning was appointed as successor of Chancellor Müller by Reichspräsidenton 29 March 1930, after months of political lobbying by General Kurt von S ...
Mullah Omar... gious force, reportedly in opposition to the tyranny of the local governor.started his movement with fewer than 50 armed madrassah students in his ho ...
Philip II... the Kingdom of Spain until 1561, when the city was destroyed by a fire and, born here, moved the capital to Madrid, starting a period of decadence f ...
President of India... me Minister for the Union, is the chief of government, chief advisor to the, head of the Council of Ministers and the leader of the majority party in ...
Heather Wilson... funding from Amway in 1998 included Representatives Bill Redmond (R-N.M.),(R-N.M.), and Jon Christensen (R-Neb)
Ernest Rutherford... perty of matter, and isolated the radioactive elements radium and polonium.and Frederick Soddy identified two of Becquerel’s forms of radiation with ...
Arthur, Prince of Wales... man who sat on the commissions in the Welsh Marches and clerk controller to, at Ludlow Castle. Thomas More, writing when she was still alive, but old ...
JosiahZedekiah was the third son of, and his mother was Hamutal the daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah, thus he w ...
Lady Jane Grey... White Tower carrying her head under her arm. Other ghosts include Henry VI,, Margaret Pole, and the Princes in the Tower. In January 1816, a sentry o ...
President... cing the war himself. Nehemiah Clark, of the cast, expressed disapproval ofGeorge W. Bush and the Iraq War, coming into conflict with Rachel Moyal, w ...
Emperor Xiaowu... east partially led to many military revolts. These rulers include Liu Shao,, Emperor Qianfei, Emperor Ming, and Emperor Houfei. Emperor Ming was espe ...
Alexander the GreatAshkelon was soon rebuilt. Until the conquest of, Ashkelon's inhabitants were influenced by the dominant Persian culture. ...
David... byword or collective name for the oppressors of the Israelite nation before. Muslim tradition sees the battle with the Philistines as a prefiguration ...
Achilles... were invited to the marriage of Peleus and Thetis (the eventual parents of). Only Eris, goddess of discord, was not invited. She was annoyed at this ...
Charles Augustus Aiken... fessor of Wabash College Caleb Mills, and former president of Union College. Nine of Dartmouth's 17 presidents were alumni of the College
Philip III... him. It was made the capital of the kingdom again between 1601 and 1606 by. The city was again damaged by a flood of the Pisuerga and Esgueva rivers
Aurelian... , Constantine had reoccupied most of the long-lost province of Dacia, whichhad been forced to abandon in 271. At the time of his death, he was planni ...
Henry VIII... agued previous monarchs came to an end. The reign of the second Tudor king,, was one of great political change. Religious upheaval and disputes with ...
Li Zongren... d supported Chiang in his war of unification against other warlords such as, Feng Yuxiang and Yan Xishan. As a reward, Zhang remained ruler of Manchu ...
Hosni MubarakThis support has continued to the present, with Presidentoften intervening personally to promote peace negotiations. In 1996, he ho ...
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Edward VII... es from 1403. The office was raised to the dignity of lord mayor in 1910 by"in view of the position occupied by that city as the chief city of East A ...
Chen Shui-bianDuring the 2004 Presidential campaign, Presidentpublicly campaigned with Lee Teng-hui and developed a campaign platform, i ...
Frederick III... supporting Emperor Leopold I in the War of the Spanish Succession, Electorwas allowed to crown himself "King in Prussia" in 1701. The new kingdom ru ...
Rafael Correa... ce and remained in office until the presidential election of 2006, in whichgained the presidency
Haakon IV of Norway... age proper in Scotland is generally considered to be in 1266. In 1263, King, in retaliation for a Scots expedition to Skye, arrived on the west coast ...
Álvaro ObregónPresidentwas awarded Japan's Order of the Chrysanthemum at a special ceremony in Me ...
Ronald Reagan... ed president after John Adams; both were since surpassed by Gerald Ford and. He had outlived by 20 years his wife, Lou Henry Hoover, who had died in ...
Puyi... y 1932, and renamed to Manchukuo. The Japanese military commander appointedas regent (reign name Datong) for the time being and would become Emperor ...
Emperor Qianfei... ed to many military revolts. These rulers include Liu Shao, Emperor Xiaowu,, Emperor Ming, and Emperor Houfei. Emperor Ming was especially vicious, m ...
Sangara... hat Shamgar may actually have been a Hittite, a similar name occurring with, a Hittite king of Carchemish; it is also the case that Anath is the name ...
Ferdinand II, Holy Roman EmperorGregory interfered little in European politics, beyond assisting, and the Catholic League against the Protestants--to the tune of a millio ...
William Howard Taft... ho did not have prior elected office were Zachary Taylor, Ulysses S. Grant,and Herbert Hoover.
Alexandre Pétion... in fact successfully serve a life term. On the other hand, presidents like, Rafael Carrera, Josip Broz Tito and François Duvalier died in office. Ki ...
Duke of Gloucester... arl Rivers, father of King Edward IV consort, Elizabeth Woodville. When thebecame King in 1483, as Richard III, both Elizabeth and her mother Alice w ...
Richard Nixon... ng the Middle East destabilized. In a June 1973 meeting with U.S. President, Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev had proposed Israel pull back to its 1967 ...
Malcolm II... ven consecutive monarchs were either murdered or killed in battle. In 1005,ascended the throne having killed many rivals. He continued to ruthlessly ...
Carloman II... rer, Charles's son, on the throne. In response, Louis the Stammerer's sons,and Louis III, ceded western Lotharingia to Louis. The border between the ...
Sarpedon... d. After arriving in Crete, Europa had three sons: Minos, Rhadamanthus, and, the three of whom became the three judges of the Underworld when they di ...
Engelberga... joint emperor at Rome by Pope Leo IV, and soon afterwards, in 851, marriedand undertook the independent government of Italy. He marched into the sou ...
Luise of Prussia... composer, writing an operetta called Die Maske and sending a copy to Queen. The official reply advised to him to write to the director of the Royal ...
Lord John Russell... he Corn Laws. His colleagues resisted this. Soon afterwards the Whig leaderdeclared in favour of repeal. On 4 December 1845 an announcement appeared ...
Rafael Carrera... lly serve a life term. On the other hand, presidents like Alexandre Pétion,, Josip Broz Tito and François Duvalier died in office. Kim Il-Sung was na ...
Mahmoud Abbas... ustody, turning the ceremony into a rare show of defiance against President
Rafael Correa... elected President, for a four year term. The current president of Ecuador,, exercises his power from the presidential Palacio de Carondelet in Quito ...
Alfonso VIII... grew rapidly, thanks also to the commercial privileges granted by the kingsand Alfonso X, as well as to the repopulation of the area after the Reconq ...
Josip Broz Tito... term. On the other hand, presidents like Alexandre Pétion, Rafael Carrera,and François Duvalier died in office. Kim Il-Sung was named Eternal Presid ...
Tommy Douglas... ession of the 1930s. The CCF first took power in Saskatchewan under Premier, and made major inroads in British Columbia
Edward III... l lion was, according to Wilfrid Scott-Giles, "said to have been granted by". By the 19th century the city corporation had added supporters, two ange ...
Aleus... nt Greece, containing the Temple of Athena Alea. The temenos was founded by, Pausanias was informed. Votive bronzes at the site from the Geometric an ...
Valentinian IIIEmperorsent three envoys, the high civilian officers Gennadius Avienus and Triget ...
James LarkinConnolly's fellow labor leadersaid of him that
Herbert Hoover... ected office were Zachary Taylor, Ulysses S. Grant, William Howard Taft and.
Duncan I... nate opposition, and when he died in 1034 he was succeeded by his grandson,, instead of a cousin, as had been usual. In 1040, Duncan suffered defeat ...
Emperor of China... become Emperor of Manchukuo but that he could not reign using the title of. Manchukuo was proclaimed a monarchy on 1 March 1934, with Puyi assuming ...
Sigismund III Vasa... against the Protestants--to the tune of a million gold ducats)--as well as, King of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, against the Ottoman Empire. ...
SpartaIn, Ares was viewed as a masculine soldier in which his resilience, physical ...
Charlemagne... ty over much of central Italy, thus estabilishing the Papal States. In 800,was crowned emperor of the Holy Roman Empire by the Pope in Saint Peter's ...
Milton S. Eisenhower... 942 with Executive Order 9102 and officially ceased to exist June 30, 1946., then an official of the Department of Agriculture, was chosen to head th ...
Alfonso X... nks also to the commercial privileges granted by the kings Alfonso VIII and, as well as to the repopulation of the area after the Reconquista
Julian the Apostate... him with praise. When the last of his sons died in 361, however, his nephewwrote the satire Symposium, or the Saturnalia, which denigrated Constantin ...
Frederick William I... East Prussians, especially in the province's eastern regions. Crown Princeled the rebuilding of East Prussia, founding numerous towns. Thousands of ...
Minos... cluding Phoenix as a third. After arriving in Crete, Europa had three sons:, Rhadamanthus, and Sarpedon, the three of whom became the three judges of ...
Emperor Ming... ry revolts. These rulers include Liu Shao, Emperor Xiaowu, Emperor Qianfei,, and Emperor Houfei. Emperor Ming was especially vicious, murdering a lar ...
Jacob Zuma... ith the country having one of the highest rates of violent crime, presidentstates that South Africa needs to handle crime differently than other coun ...
Chandragupta Maurya... E, Alexander the Great's empire in 326 BCE and the Maurya Empire founded byand extended by Ashoka the Great until 185 BCE. The Indo-Greek Kingdom fou ...
Napoleon I... the little island of Saint Helena and stayed in the same building to whichwould later be exiled
President... ather. His daughter Renée had a supporting role in The West Wing, as one ofJosiah Bartlet's (Sheen) secretaries
Louis III... on, on the throne. In response, Louis the Stammerer's sons, Carloman II and, ceded western Lotharingia to Louis. The border between the two kingdoms ...
Zachary Taylor... residency. (The other Presidents who did not have prior elected office were, Ulysses S. Grant, William Howard Taft and Herbert Hoover.
Cleopatra VII... fell in 63 BC, and the area was incorporated into the Roman Republic. Queenused Ashkelon as her place of refuge when her brother and sister exiled he ...
King George VI... x years after he stepped down as prime minister, elevated to the peerage byas the Viscount Bennett of Mickleham in the County of Surrey and of Calgar ...
Phocas... Scipio Africanus. This new Roman imperial fashion lasted until the reign of
Prince FaisalHis last words to his two sons, the future king Saud and the next in line, who were already battling each other, were: 'You are brothers, unite!
Elizabeth Woodville... self the basis for the story: when she found out about Edward's marriage toin 1464, Cecily flew into a rage. Mancini reported that the Duchess, in he ...
Ferdinand Marcos... e case in many African states; Idi Amin in Uganda, Adolf Hitler in Germany,in Philippines, for example
Franklin D. Roosevelt... his era, de Haviland was also notable as a staunch liberal, campaigning forand Harry Truman. In 1946, determined to protect liberalism from infiltrat ...
Robert II, Duke of BurgundyHe was married to Blanche (Bianca) of Burgundy, daughter ofand Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy. They had a daughter, Joan (Giova ...
Christian IV of DenmarkBishop Brynjólfur sent the Codex Regius as a present to King, hence the name Codex Regius. For centuries it was stored in the Royal Li ...
Sandy Alderson... Pillsbury, founder of Pillsbury Company and patriarch of Pillsbury family,(San Diego Padres), John Donahoe (eBay), Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. (IBM), Cha ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt... spapermen and lobbyists. Johnson's friends soon included aides to President, as well as fellow Texans such as Vice President John Nance Garner. He be ...
Gustav Vasa... stemming from the early 16th century. All regents of Sweden, beginning with, have had their own motto during their respective periods of reign. The S ...
Elizabeth I... heretics. She died in 1558, and was succeeded by her Protestant half-sister. England returned to Protestantism, and continued its growth into a major ...
Zhang ZuolinZhang Xueliang, known also as The Young Marshal, was the son of, warlord of Manchuria in northeast China. For sometime prior to the Kuomi ...
Alfredo Palacio... ident Lucio Gutiérrez from office by Congress in April 2005. Vice Presidenttook his place and remained in office until the presidential election of 2 ...
James III of Scotland... pledged them as security on the dowry of his daughter, who was betrothed to. Although attempts were made during the 17th and 18th centuries to redeem ...
French PresidentIn reaction to Hallstein's proposals and actions, then-, Charles de Gaulle, who was sceptical of the rising supranational power o ...
David... en each of the family lines that had descended from those appointed by king. Luke states that during the week when it was the duty of his family line ...
Emperor Houfei... rulers include Liu Shao, Emperor Xiaowu, Emperor Qianfei, Emperor Ming, and. Emperor Ming was especially vicious, murdering a large number of his bro ...
Thomas JeffersonIn 1803 Presidentobtained from France the Louisiana Purchase for fifteen million dollars (e ...
Ulysses S. Grant... other Presidents who did not have prior elected office were Zachary Taylor,, William Howard Taft and Herbert Hoover.
Sparta... going to war, the god had a formal temple and cult at only a few sites. At, however, youths each sacrificed a puppy to Enyalios before engaging in r ...
Leopold I... masters under jurisdiction of the Emperor. In return for supporting Emperorin the War of the Spanish Succession, Elector Frederick III was allowed to ...
President for Life... nda, Adolf Hitler in Germany, Ferdinand Marcos in Philippines, for example.is a title assumed by some dictators to try to ensure that their authority ...
Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy... o Blanche (Bianca) of Burgundy, daughter of Robert II, Duke of Burgundy and. They had a daughter, Joan (Giovanna), who married to John III the Good, ...
George III... esponsible for Lady Sarah Lennox's embarrassing rejection by the young King, as well as her disastrous marriage to Sir Charles Bunbury soon afterward ...
George W. Bush... t Chen, leading to a public rebuke of Chen from the United States Presidentin December 2003. It is believed that this rebuke in part was intended to ...
Rhadamanthus... Phoenix as a third. After arriving in Crete, Europa had three sons: Minos,, and Sarpedon, the three of whom became the three judges of the Underworl ...
Charlemagne... carried the name. Monumental Constantinian forms were used at the court ofto suggest that he was Constantine's successor and equal. Constantine acqu ...
Ronald Reagan... other Hollywood figures, including her own star-recruit to the reform camp,. Ironically, given her role in galvanizing Hollywood resistance to Soviet ...
Thomas Henry Huxley... ion of "Why does opium cause sleep?" with "Because of its soporific power."compared vitalism to stating that water is the way it is because of its "a ...
Jean Rey... rojects of the day, such as the European Monetary Union. In 1970, Presidentsecured the Community's own financial resources and in 1977, President Roy ...
John of Gaunt... mily, the Neville's, were already established at court being descendants of's daughter Lady Joan Beaufort and her second husband, Ralph Neville, 1st ...
Shimon Peres... 994, Arafat received the Nobel Peace Prize, together with Yitzhak Rabin and, for the negotiations at Oslo. During this time, Hamas and other militant ...
Elizabeth of York... from the throne and replaced by Richard of Gloucester, Edward IV's daughterlater became the Queen consort of Henry VII of England. The grounds for Ti ...
President John F. Kennedy... ll, to avoid KKK mob domination of the city. In a telephone conference with, the President informed the HRC that after the Birmingham church bombing ...
Shah JahanIn 1622, Khurram (), younger brother of Khusrau Mirza, had murdered Khusrau in a conspiracy ...
Gratian... of Lucca and Cardinal Deusdedit inserted it in their collections of canons;excluded it from his Decretum, but it was soon added to it as Palea; the ...
Abraham Pierson... 1745–1766). Modern custom omits the use of the term "rector" and identifiesas the first Yale president (1701–1707). Clap is construed to have been th ...
George Washington... uccess of the Canadiens was underscored during the French and Indian War by's defeat at Great Meadows and Edward Braddock's embarrassment at the Mono ...
RehoboamE. R. Thiele offers the dates 914/913 – 911/910 BCE. As explained in thearticle, Thiele's chronology for the first kings of Judah contained an int ...
Septimius SeverusThe Roman Emperorwas a native of Lepcis Magna in North Africa, an originally Phoenician cit ...
Ramiro I of Aragon... ave been William VII of Aquitaine), she may have previously been married to. They had two daughters, Agnes, d.after1110; m.1080 Ct Friedrich von Luet ...
Edgar of Scotland... odred Crovan was killed by Magnus Barelegs, King of Norway. Magnus and Kingagreed a treaty. The islands would be controlled by Norway, but mainland t ...
Diziet Sma... ide of the Culture but was recruited into it by Special Circumstances agentto work as an operative intervening in less advanced civilizations. The no ...
Chiang Ching-kuoAs a skilled technocrat, Lee soon caught the eye of Presidentas a strong candidate to serve as Vice President. Chiang sought to move mo ...
Richard, Duke of York... House of York, so called because its head, a descendant of Edward III, was. Although the Duke of York died in battle in 1460, his eldest son Edward ...
Claudius... st extent; the most notable being the conquest of Britain, begun by emperor(47), and emperor Trajan's conquest of Dacia (101-102, 105-106). In the 1s ...
Thomas Spring-Rice... icability". He submitted a copy of this to the Chancellor of the Exchequer,, on 4 January 1837. This first edition was marked "private and confidenti ...
Nelson Mandela... choice of a new flag was part of the negotiation process set in motion whenwas released from prison in 1990. When a nationwide public competition was ...
Bill Polian... r assuming control from his father by firing Coach Lindy Infante and hiringto run the organization. Polian in turn hired Jim E. Mora to coach the tea ...
Pope Benedict XVI... ates, two Fields Medalists, twelve Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize winners,, Heinrich Heine, Friedrich Nietzsche and Joseph Schumpeter. In the years ...
Romano Prodi... os and being able to force the resignation of Commissioners. When Presidenttook office with the new powers of the Treaty of Amsterdam, he was dubbed ...
Rudolph of Auxerre... ed by Guy III of Spoleto, who eventually made himself king in Italy, and by, who had been elected king in the south of Lotharingia, in Transjurane Bu ...
JeroboamAccording to , Abijah became king of Judah in the 18th year of the reign of, and reigned for three years
Norodom Sihanouk... Vietnam after the 1954 Geneva Conference. It was a derogatory term used by, dismissing the Cambodian leftists who had been organizing pro-independen ...
Seyyedeh Khatun... the last Buwayhid emir, was nominal ruler under the regency of his mother (). About thirty of Ibn Sina's shorter works are said to have been composed ...
Thomas Clap... to become Yale University was termed the "rector". As head of Yale College,was both the last to be called "rector" (1740–1745) and the first to be re ...
Cadmus... unding myth of Thebes: Ares was the progenitor of the water-dragon slain by, for the dragon's teeth were sown into the ground as if a crop and sprung ...
Louis XVI... 9 April 1804) was a French statesman of Swiss birth and finance minister of, a post he held in the lead-up to the French Revolution in 1789
Godigisel... 00 or 401, possibly because of attacks by the Huns, the Vandals, under king, along with their allies (the Sarmatian Alans and Germanic Suebians) move ...
Jacques DelorsHowever the Commission began to recover under President' Commission. He is seen as the most successful President, being credited ...
Zulfikar Ali BhuttoZia died in a plane crash in 1988, and Benazir Bhutto, daughter of, was elected as the first female Prime Minister of Pakistan. She was foll ...
Henry VI... e. Although he was victorious, his sudden death in 1422 left his infant sonon the throne, and gave the French an opportunity to overthrow English rul ...
Bette Davis... MacMurray talks about it with Edward G. Robinson in Double Indemnity (film);screams about it in All About Eve; Audrey Hepburn and Gary Cooper flirt a ...
Godred Crovan... Kings of Scotland and Strathclyde. In 1095, the King of Mann and the Isleswas killed by Magnus Barelegs, King of Norway. Magnus and King Edgar of Sc ...
SpartaAccording to Pausanias, local inhabitants of Therapne,, recognized Thero "feral, savage" as a nurse of Ares
Hammurabi... d Testament, vol II (1888), pp 299ff) this king was usually associated with, who ruled in Babylon from 1792 BC until his death in 1750 BC. However, a ...
Edward V of England... and the Marches, a body that had originally been set up to help the futurein his duties as Prince of Wales. The prince was accompanied to Ludlow by ...
Benedict Arnold... Boston, and who also served in the Invasion of Canada (1775) under Colonel. Samuel carried Benedict Arnold and Aaron Burr, his Princeton classmate, ...
Porfirio Díaz... mber 20, 1910 when Francisco I. Madero planned an uprising against dictator's 31-year-long iron rule. Article 74 of the Mexican labor law (Ley Federa ...
Decius... Christian saints were Ephesians from Asia Minor, walled up by Roman Emperorin a cave for their faith in 250 CE. Found by masons in the year 479, the ...
Emperor John VIIIIn 1428 Gemistos was consulted byon the issue of unifying the Greek and Latin churches, and advised that bo ...
William F. Buckley, Jr.... ch as Robert Robb and Matthew Continetti have used a formulation devised byto describe McCain as "conservative" but not "a conservative", meaning tha ...
George W. BushRossum, writing in 2006, beforeappointees Roberts and Alito had time to make an impact, said that Scalia ...
Charlemagne... ). A popular, but ultimately unconfirmed, attempt tries to relate Attila to
U.S. PresidentSheen has playedJohn F. Kennedy (in the miniseries Kennedy — The Presidential Years); Atto ...
CycnusThere are accounts of a son of Ares,(Κύκνος) of Macedonia, who was so murderous that he tried to build a templ ...
new king... sensitive diplomatic duties connected with the problematic behaviour of the, and as the 1936 abdication crisis looms, he gloomily predicts the coming ...
Vicente Fox... n the country would eventually lead to the end of the one party system whenwas elected president in 2000. PAN has since dominated most of the north o ...
Mubarak... o those that formed the backdrop to the overthrow of ben-Ali in Tunisia andin Egypt earlier in the year. "The remarkable spread of the 2011 Arab revo ...
Cassander... Antipater died in 319 BC, he gave the regentship to Polyperchon, excluding, his son. Antigonus and the other dynasts refused to recognize Polypercho ...
Henry V... ns; his success was partly due to the military skill of his son, the future. Henry V's own reign, which began in 1413, was largely free from domestic ...
Woodrow Wilson... s who were inspired by the Self-Determination of Nations (民族自決) proposed byafter World War I, and finally, during World War II, a period of kōminka ( ...
Charles II of England... ox, 2nd Duke of Richmond, a legitimate descendant of an illegitimate son of. In 1744, Lady Caroline eloped with Henry Fox, a politician who was eight ...
Augustus III of PolandKingdied in 1763, and therefore Poland needed to elect a new ruler. Catherine ...
Pope John Paul II... documents have led some to question the Church's commitment to ecumenism .personally endorsed Dominus Iesus, and ratified and confirmed it "with sur ...
Benazir BhuttoZia died in a plane crash in 1988, and, daughter of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, was elected as the first female Prime M ...
Abraham Lincoln... to gain statehood for Nevada before the next presidential election so thatwould have enough votes to win. They rushed to send the entire state const ...
Henry VIIISincebroke with Rome, the Archbishops of Canterbury have been selected by the E ...
Queen Ranavalona... ing adventurer. It notes encounters with the "White Rajah" of Sarawak, withof Madagascar, and with Emperor Maximilian of Mexico; and service as a Uni ...
Glen Clark... rtheless and the party was led into the 1996 provincial general election by
D.H. Hill... tening Turner's Gap, and required assistance from the infantry of Maj. Gen.to defend the South Mountain passes in the Battle of South Mountain. His h ...
king... n London, where daily life is affected by the illness and then death of the. The couple are personally happy, having resolved many of the problems in ...
Barney Frank... ves, many liberals dislike his views. In March 2009, openly gay Congressmandescribed Scalia as a "homophobe". Maureen Dowd described Scalia in a 2003 ...
Humphry Davy... of safety was provided by the safety lamp which was invented in 1816 by Sirand independently by George Stephenson. However, the lamps proved a false ...
Hugh Capet... attempt to take the Lorraine from Emperor Otto III (983–1002) by supporting(987–996). Capet became King of France, ending the Carolingian line of Kin ...
Prince of WalesEdward IV's eldest son was invested with the title ofat the age of seven months. At the age of three, he was sent by his father ...
Nelson Mandela... e 27 April elections, the nation's first fully inclusive elections, and for's 10 May inauguration. Although the flag had mixed reception, the interim ...
Chiang Ching-kuodied in January 1988 and Lee succeeded him as President. The "Palace Facti ...
Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia... im a daughter named Anna Petrovna in December 1757 (not to be confused with, the daughter of Peter I's second marriage)
George Washington... ating a war with Native Americans, which angered colonial land speculators.was given of wild land in the Ohio region for his services in the French a ...
Edward VIII... due at least in part to the constitutional crisis of that year surroundingand his relationship with Wallis Simpson
Louis the German... ry outside Italy, aroused his discontent, and in 857 he allied himself withagainst his own brother Lothair, King of Lotharingia, and King Charles the ...
Henry Bolingbroke... in his own hands. In 1399, while he was campaigning in Ireland, his cousinseized power. Richard was deposed, imprisoned, and eventually murdered, pr ...
Somerled... m of Man and the Isles", but the Inner Hebrides came under the influence of, a Gaelic speaker, who was styled 'King of the Hebrides'. His kingdom was ...
Bảo Đại... ệm, who was previously appointed Prime Minister of South Vietnam by Emperor, eventually assumed control of South Vietnam. In the words of U.S. Presid ...
Alexander the Great... is, Lycia, a port on the Pamphylian Gulf. The city was visited in 333 BC by, who envisioned himself as the new Achilles and carried the Iliad with hi ...
Benito JuárezThis day commemorates President's birthday on March 21, 1806. Juárez is popularly regarded as an exemplar ...
Lothair of France... olitics of his time. In 985, with the support of his archbishop, he opposed's (954–986) attempt to take the Lorraine from Emperor Otto III (983–1002) ...
Odin... sword Gram out of the tree Barnstokkr where it is embedded by the Norse god
William the Conqueror... towns in England to fall to the Normans in the Norman conquest of England.ordered the construction of a castle, to dominate the town and the nearby ...
George W. Bush... onal friends with several prominent Republicans, including former President
Chief Martial Law Administrator... stan's defeat in the war, Yahya Khan was replaced by Zulfikar Ali Bhutto as. Civilian rule resumed from 1972 to 1977. During this period Pakistan beg ...
Lee Huan... headed by General Hau Pei-tsun, Premier Yu Kuo-hwa, and Education Minister, was deeply distrustful of Lee Teng-hui and sought to block his accession ...
Antonio José de SucreThe icons of the Ecuadorian military forces are the Marshalland Gral. Eloy Alfaro. The Military Academy "Gral. Eloy Alfaro" (c. 1838) ...
Benedict XVIJoseph Cardinal Ratzinger (now), who was prefect of the CDF at the time when the Instructions were issue ...
Yu Kuo-hwa... a group of conservative mainlanders headed by General Hau Pei-tsun, Premier, and Education Minister Lee Huan, was deeply distrustful of Lee Teng-hui ...
EllacHis sons(his appointed successor), Dengizich, and Ernakh fought over the division ...
President of the United States... August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th(1963–1969), a position he assumed after his service as the 37th Vice Pres ...
Cadmus... n, the "sun-red" Phoenix. It is generally agreed that she had two brothers,, who brought the alphabet to mainland Greece, and Cilix who gave his name ...
Whittaker Chambers... amously remarked that he was "standing athwart history yelling 'stop!'" andwas convinced that capitalism was bound to fall to communism, though he wa ...
Pat Riley... of the streak, Hearn was paired with several different color men, including, Keith Erickson, and Stu Lantz
Roy Jenkins... Rey secured the Community's own financial resources and in 1977, Presidentbecame the first Commission President to attend a G7 summit on behalf of t ...
Simón Bolívar... anish vicerroyalty. Once the Gran Colombia was dissolved after the death ofin 1830, Ecuador inherited the same border disputes and had the need of cr ...
Queen Elizabeth II'sHe is the only president serving duringreign to have never met her
President of the Republic... -creation of the Grito de Dolores by all executive office-holders (from thedown to municipal presidents) and lasts through the night
Martin O'Malley... of Columbia have joined the compact. The first was Maryland, when Governorsigned the bill into law on April 10, 2007. New Jersey joined on January 1 ...
Richard III... d intermittently during his reign and those of his son Edward V and brother. Edward V disappeared, presumably murdered by Richard. Ultimately, the co ...
Zulfikar Ali BhuttoWith Pakistan's defeat in the war, Yahya Khan was replaced byas Chief Martial Law Administrator. Civilian rule resumed from 1972 to 197 ...
John F. KennedyAfter Presidentwas assassinated in , his family and friends discussed how to construct a ...
Philip II... n during the 1550s, sheep husbandry was discouraged in certain provinces bydue to the harmful effects of fires used in transhumance. As early as the ...
Joy MacPhail... ared in the administration as Attorney-General Dosanjh and Finance Ministerchallenged Clark's legitimacy. The party and province endured a few chaoti ...
Hau Pei-tsun... Faction" of the KMT, a group of conservative mainlanders headed by General, Premier Yu Kuo-hwa, and Education Minister Lee Huan, was deeply distrust ...
Abraham LincolnFollowing President's assassination in April 1865, there were a variety of events of commemor ...
Yasser Arafat... tion (PLO) to the West Bank and Gaza and in the event of a victory promisedthat he would be given control of them. Hussein still saw the West Bank as ...
Kukrit Pramoj... Don Camillo was taken and adapted by the famous Thai writer and politician,, into his own 1954 novel, Phai Daeng (Red Bamboo)
Adolf Hitler... ich Himmler was the chief architect of the plan, and the German Nazi leadertermed it "the final solution of the Jewish question"
Jacques Delors... il refused to renew his term, despite being the most 'dynamic' leader until
Charles the Bald... s the German against his own brother Lothair, King of Lotharingia, and King. But after Louis had secured the election of Pope Nicholas I in 858, he b ...
Holy Roman EmperorWhen Otto II becamein 973 (he was co-emperor with Otto I from 967), he appointed Gerbert the ...
Adolf HitlerThe Queen called"the arch-enemy of mankind". Her late-night broadcasts were eagerly awaite ...
Holy Roman Emperor... pope Gregory IX who had several times mediated between the Lombards and theFrederick II reasserted his right to arbitrate between the contending part ...
Saul... ars in chapter 2 of the Qur'an (II: 247-252), in the narrative of David and's battle against the Philistines. Goliath's mention in the Qur'an is conc ...
Lord SalisburyCurzon became Assistant Private Secretary toin 1885, and in 1886 entered Parliament as Member for Southport in south-w ...
Francisco I. Madero... commemorates the Mexican Revolution which started on November 20, 1910 whenplanned an uprising against dictator Porfirio Díaz's 31-year-long iron rul ...
Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery... lpted in Carrara, Italy in 1882, and was unveiled by future Prime Minister,on 6 April 1882. Today, it features on the 2007 series of £5 notes issued ...
Charles de GaulleIn reaction to Hallstein's proposals and actions, then-French President,, who was sceptical of the rising supranational power of the Commission, a ...
Rhys ap Gruffydd... xpanded into Welsh territory in 1195, causing a concern that the Welsh lordwould strike back across the border. In 1196, Walter quickly suppressed a ...
Henry VII of England... r, Edward IV's daughter Elizabeth of York later became the Queen consort of. The grounds for Titulus Regius, passed to justify the accession of Richa ...
ErnakhHis sons Ellac (his appointed successor), Dengizich, andfought over the division of his legacy, specifically which vassal kings wo ...
Robert Andrews MillikanIn 1909,began a series of experiments to determine the electric charge carried by ...
Franco... . Before the second leg, Barcelona's players had a changing room visit from's director of state security. He "reminded" them that they were only play ...
Edwin Anderson Alderman... th Governor of North Carolina, David Lowry Swain (president 1835–1868); and(1896–1900), who was also president of Tulane University and the Universit ...
Millard Fillmore... he Massachusetts Militia, and the Continental Army. The mother of President, Phoebe Millard (Fillmore), was born in Northbridge. Ezra Taft Benson, Sr ...
Roman Emperor... es that these Christian saints were Ephesians from Asia Minor, walled up byDecius in a cave for their faith in 250 CE. Found by masons in the year 47 ...
Shade, the Changing Man... ths, Infinite Crisis, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, The Sandman, Lucifer, and. He was a recurring supporting character in both Swamp Thing and The Book ...
Richard the Lionheart... orwich received a royal charter from Henry II in 1158, and another one fromin 1194. Following a riot in the city in 1274, Norwich has the distinction ...
Edward V... evertheless, continued intermittently during his reign and those of his sonand brother Richard III. Edward V disappeared, presumably murdered by Rich ...
James BondIn 1985, Walken played avillain, Max Zorin, in A View to a Kill. Walken dyed his hair blond to bef ...
Rudolph... tried to swap Lotharingian allegiance to the West Franks, since their king,, was weak and would interfere less in aristocratic matters. In 939 Henry' ...
AshokaEmperorthe Great erected the capital to mark the spot where Gautama Buddha first ...
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi... e same year, Princess Fawzia of Egypt, the sister of King Farouk I, married, the then crown prince (later shah) of Iran. However, since the 1979 Isla ...
Cleopatra VII... after betraying Octavian in Sicily. Antony settled in Egypt with his lover,. Mark Antony's affair with Cleopatra was seen as an act of treason, since ...
Henry IINorwich received a royal charter fromin 1158, and another one from Richard the Lionheart in 1194. Following a r ...
James II... 1687. Three months later, Josiah Child and his deputy had an audience with, and as per the ensuing discussions, a Charter was issued by the king on ...
Jeroboam... by bringing Israel under his control. He waged a major battle against Kingof Israel in the mountains of Ephraim. gives the sizes of the two armies a ...
Nees von Esenbeck... r Clemens August of Bavaria. The first director of the Botanical Garden wasfrom 1818 to 1830. In May 2003 the world largest Titan arum, some 2.74 m h ...
Ulysses S. Grant... on, the sister of John Simpson of Ohio. John Simpson was the grandfather ofwho became President of the United States. This family bond meant that man ...
David... liath appears in chapter 2 of the Qur'an (II: 247-252), in the narrative ofand Saul's battle against the Philistines. Goliath's mention in the Qur'an ...
President... ips to large number of Pakistani students to study in Turkish universities.Pervez Musharraf studied in Turkey and spoke Turkish fluently
Charles V... elders, took it from the dukes of Burgundy; in 1543, it fell to the emperor. As capital of the so-called "Kwartier van Veluwe" it joined the Union of ...
DengizichHis sons Ellac (his appointed successor),, and Ernakh fought over the division of his legacy, specifically which va ...
Edward IV... e of York. Although the Duke of York died in battle in 1460, his eldest sonled the Yorkists to victory in 1461. The Wars of the Roses, nevertheless, ...
Joseph Banks... nd were allocated to Cook and the Royal Society representatives: naturalist, Banks' assistants Daniel Solander and Herman Spöring, astronomer Charles ...
Greco-Bactrian kingdom... of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela and Afghanistan became part of the new. Some eastern parts of the country were controlled by the Indian Maurya E ...
King Charles I... the English Civil War. Also known as Parliamentarians, they fought againstand his supporters, the Cavaliers (Royalists), who claimed absolute power ...
Akbar... kbar had to hastily return to Agra and restore order. There was a time whenthought of putting his eldest grandson Khusrau Mirza on the throne instead ...
Louis XVI of France... cant impact throughout Europe, which only increased with the arrest of Kingin 1792 and his execution in January 1793 for "crimes of tyranny" against ...
John Sparrow David Thompson... succeeded prime ministers who died in office (John A. Macdonald in 1891 andin 1894), a convention that has since evolved toward the appointment of an ...
Adolf Hitler... s Dei. There have also been allegations that Escrivá expressed sympathy for
Fidel Castro... isenhower administration also planned the Bay of Pigs Invasion to overthrowin Cuba, which John F. Kennedy was left to carry out.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi... al power, namely, the Hindus, the Muslims and the Sikhs. During this periodstated that a resolution was adopted by the Congress to satisfy the Sikh c ...
Jacques Delors... ommunity Council, Ruud Lubbers, and with the European Commission president,, pledging closer Japanese – European Community consultations on foreign r ...
Nicolas Sarkozy... chy-era identity documents. During the 2007 presidential election, however,was polled on the issue and stated that he favoured the collection of data ...
Franklin Roosevelt... lics to supporting repeal led by liberal politicians such as La Guardia and. She, and they, emphasized that repeal would generate enormous sums of mu ...
President of the RepublicTheexercises the administrative function, in collaboration with several Minis ...
Captain Atom... o editorial mandate, such as "Gregori Eilovotich Rasputin" in Firestorm and(who refers to Constantine as "an impertinent bumbler in England") and "Am ...
Hafez al-Assad... ing even a limited defeat on the Israelis, the status quo could be altered., the leader of Syria, had a different view. He had little interest in neg ...
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John F. Kennedy... unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination in 1960, Johnson was asked byto be his running mate for the 1960 presidential election
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Reagan... 1989, Dole was presented with the Presidential Citizens Medal by President. Then, on January 17, 1997, President Clinton awarded him the Presidentia ...
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Lee Teng-hui... Martial law was lifted one year later by Chiang Ching-kuo. Chiang selected, a Taiwanese born technocrat to be his Vice President. The move followed ...
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Sebastianus... ft Antioch for Constantinople, and arrived on the 30th of May. He appointed, newly arrived from Italy, to reorganize the Roman armies already in Thra ...
George W. Bush... at least one 'rapid reaction' battalion. When Kabila visited U.S. Presidentin Washington D.C., he also asked the U.S. Government to train a battalion ...
Æthelred... te son by Æthelflæd (not to be confused with the Lady of the Mercians), and, the younger, the child of his wife Ælfthryth. He was succeeded by Edward ...
Frederick William IV... hein University was thus nameless until 1840, when the new King of Prussia,gave it the official name Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität
Eisenhower... eventually assumed control of South Vietnam. In the words of U.S. President
Trajan... is dedicated to the Emperor Hadrian, though this is probably a mistake for, and the date 106 AD has been assigned to it. It is a handbook of Greek, ...
Henry VIII... ller to King Henry VIII. Sir Thomas Parr was also a close companion of King. Her mother, Lady Parr, was a close friend and attendant of Queen Catheri ...
Integer BASIC... capabilities and one of two built-in BASIC programming languages (initially, later Applesoft BASIC). The Apple II was targeted for the masses rather ...
Empress Lü Zhi... Liu Ying with Liu Ruyi, as his desire was objected to by Liu Ying's mother. Because of this, Lü Zhi hated Qi deeply. Nevertheless Gaozu ordered Liu ...
Dwight D. Eisenhower... help pass measures favored by the Democrats. Johnson, Rayburn and Presidentworked smoothly together in passing Eisenhower's domestic and foreign agen ...
John Adams... hington. Its name is in honor of the second President of the United States,. As of 2010, the population is 18,728. The county seat is at Ritzville, a ...
Richard I of England... strategic importance to the Christians, but the leader of the Crusade, King, constructed a citadel upon the ruins. Ashkelon subsequently remained par ...
Emperor Gaozu... h day of the eighth lunar month every year, Qi would play a weiqi game within the bamboo forest on the north side of the palace. The winner would mak ...
Alexander the Great... Epirus claimed to be descended from Achilles through his son, Neoptolemus., son of the Epirote princess Olympias, could therefore also claim this de ...
John... ry II faced rebellions from his own sons, the future monarchs Richard I and. Nevertheless, Henry managed to expand his kingdom. Upon Henry's death, h ...
Lord Kelvin... n, George Westinghouse, Ernst Werner von Siemens, Alexander Graham Bell and, electricity was turned from a scientific curiosity into an essential too ...
Edmund I of England... Peaceable, was a king of England (r. 959–75). Edgar was the younger son of
Nicolas SarkozyIn March 2011 media outlets reveled that French presidenthas started using a £10,000 armor-plated umbrella to protect him from atta ...
Frederick William III... ersity professor in Bonn, was banned from teaching. Only after the death ofin 1840 was he reinstated in his professorship. Another consequence of the ...
Eugène de Beauharnais... for this accession of dignity was the marriage of his daughter Augusta with. On March 15, 1806 he ceded the Duchy of Berg to Napoleon
Liu Ying... who was later instated as Prince of Zhao. Gaozu felt that the crown prince(his eldest son) was an unsuitable heir to his throne. He tried several ti ...
Prince of Wales... Battle of Tewkesbury in 1471. The Lancastrian heir, Edward of Westminster,, was killed on the battlefield. A few days later, on the night that Edwar ...
Barack ObamaOn October 25, 2010, the 44th President of the United States,, visited Woonsocket, to showcase his administration's Small Business Admi ...
Bảo Đại... ognized by France as an independent country ruled by the Vietnamese Emperor, and the Vietnamese National Army (VNA) was soon created. The VNA fought ...
HenryLike the family of King's second wife, the Boleyns, the Parr family had gone up in the world as a ...
Amalric I... kuh's troops camped outside of Cairo, Egypt's sultan, Shawar called on Kingof Jerusalem for assistance. In response, Amalric sent an army into Egypt ...
Sakthan Thampuran... is a major financial and commercial hub of Kerala. Historians say that Kinghad invited several Syrian Christian families and Brahmins to settle in Th ...
Ronald ReaganDole ran for the 1980 Republican Presidential nomination, eventually won by. Despite Dole's fame from the '76 campaign, he was viewed as a lower tier ...
Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of YorkHis mother was the second surviving daughter ofand Cecily Neville. She was also a younger sister to Edward IV of England ...
Herod AntipasA tragedy, it tells the story of Salome, the stepdaughter of the tetrarch, who, to her stepfather's dismay but mother's delight, requests the head ...
Anne Neville... r (later King Richard III of England), were married to Isabella Neville and. They were both daughters of Warwick by Anne Beauchamp and rival heirs to ...
AsopusHe was son of Zeus and Aegina, a daughter of the river-god. He was born on the island of Oenone or Oenopia, to which Aegina had been ...
Richard NixonAfter US Presidentmade his famous 1972 visit to China, a wave of exchanges took place betwee ...
Margaret of York... ard IV of England and Edmund, Earl of Rutland as well as an older sister to, George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence and Richard III of England
Jomo Kenyatta... te by the Kenya African National Union (KANU), a Kikuyu-Luo alliance led byduring 1963 to 1978
Aurelian... ttacked the Romans in the lower Danube area. In about 271 the Roman Emperorwas obliged to protect the middle course of the Danube against them. They ...
Frederick William III... ofessorship. Another consequence of the Carlsbad Decrees was the refusal byto confer the chain of office, the official seal and an official name to t ...
Timothy Geithner... ry of the Treasury Henry Paulson, and the current Secretary of the Treasury. C. Everett Koop was the Surgeon General of the United States under Presi ...
Richard III of England... hers, George, Duke of Clarence, and Richard, Duke of Gloucester (later King), were married to Isabella Neville and Anne Neville. They were both daugh ...
second wifeLike the family of King Henry's, the Boleyns, the Parr family had gone up in the world as a result of roy ...
Edward IV of England... enet, 3rd Duke of York and Cecily Neville. She was also a younger sister toand Edmund, Earl of Rutland as well as an older sister to Margaret of York ...
Ahmad Shukeiri... declared by Nasser to be the "leader of the Palestinians." In December 1967resigned his post as PLO Chairman. Yahya Hammuda took his place and invite ...
Henry III... upt end after John died in 1216, leaving the Crown to his nine-year-old son. Later in Henry's reign, Simon de Montfort led the barons in another rebe ...
Pope Pius XII... s doctoral studies; the situation was resolved by a special dispensation ofhimself, on 27 March 1941. His thesis (The origin of the human soul accord ...
Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa... alifa assumed the throne in March 1999 upon the death of his father, Shaikh, the ruler of Bahrain since 1961. He continued to implement democratic re ...
Edmund, Earl of Rutland... d Cecily Neville. She was also a younger sister to Edward IV of England andas well as an older sister to Margaret of York, George Plantagenet, 1st Du ...
Karol WojtyłaCardinalwas elected John Paul I's successor as Supreme Pontiff on Monday, 16 Octob ...
George Washington... bout historic figures, such as those surrounding Pocahontas and John Smith,'s childhood, or the plantation elite in the slave society of the antebell ...
Wen Jiabao... n favor of reforms, while others remain more conservative. In 2010, Premierstated that China needs "to gradually improve the democratic election syst ...
Ahab... in the Tanach, whose worship was prominently introduced into Israel by Kingand largely eradicated by King Jehu. In 1 Kings 18.27 it is possible there ...
Hubert Humphrey... ennedy" coalition he had formed with Adlai Stevenson, Stuart Symington, and, Johnson received 409 votes on the only ballot at the Democratic conventi ...
Emperor GaozuQi was born in Dingtao, Shandong. She borea son Liu Ruyi, who was later instated as Prince of Zhao. Gaozu felt that ...
Veera Ballala III... influence spread over Pandya kingdom also. Toward the end of 13th century,recaptured territory in the Tamil country which had been lost to the Pandy ...
Calvin Coolidge... the name changed to its current name, The World Almanac and Book of Facts.'s father read from The World Almanac when he swore his son into office. S ...
Baldwin IVAmalric also died in 1174, leaving Jerusalem to his 13-year old son,. Although Baldwin suffered from leprosy, he was an effective and active m ...
Titus... mpanions in July 67. The Romans (commanded by Flavius Vespasian and his son, both subsequently Roman emperors) asked the group to surrender, but they ...
Henry II of France... together. King Henry III of France confirmed the privileges granted them by, and protected them against such slanders and accusations as those which ...
Ulysses S. Grant... es, including three votes cast for the deceased Greeley. However, President, the Republican incumbent, had already won an absolute majority of electo ...
George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence... and Edmund, Earl of Rutland as well as an older sister to Margaret of York,and Richard III of England
Edmund, Earl of Rutland... the eldest of the four sons who survived to adulthood. His younger brother, died along with his father fighting for the Yorkist cause. The Duke of Y ...
Sybilla... ing year, Baldwin V died before his ninth birthday, and his mother Princess, sister of Baldwin IV, crowned herself queen and her husband, Guy of Lusi ...
John F. Kennedy... he swore his son into office. Since then, photos have shown that Presidentsand Bill Clinton have also used The World Almanac as a resource
Chanyu... BCE) and Emperor Wen (r. 180–157 BCE) to reopen border markets, many of the's Xiongnu subordinates chose not to obey the treaty and periodically raid ...
Philip II of Macedon... valuable prize, the city was repeatedly sacked: by the Triballi in 376 BC,in 350 BC; later by Lysimachos of Thrace, the Seleucids, the Ptolemies, an ...
Charles de Gaulle... s a minister in French governments, 1945–1958. He was minister of supply in's government (1945) and minister of public works (1947–1950) in various g ...
Richard III of England... er sister to Margaret of York, George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence and
Adolfo de la Huerta... 920 to the early 1930s, four Sonorans came to occupy the Mexican presidency, Obregón, Calles and Rodríguez
Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa... irsty, undisciplined, unwashed (literally). The leader of the Third Crusadeopenly plotted with the Serbs, Bulgars, Byzantine traitors, and even the M ...
Huayna Capac... Spanish conquistadors arrived from the north, the Inca Empire was ruled by, who had two sons: Atahualpa, being in charge of the northern parts of th ...
James Bond... ymour achieved international fame in her role as Bond girl Solitaire in thefilm Live and Let Die. IGN ranked her as 10th in a Top 10 Bond Babes list. ...
Reagan's... Dole, a former Johnson, Nixon, and Ford presidential advisor that served asTransportation Secretary (which at that time included the Coast Guard), H. ...
Elihu Thomson... e metric pattern of a base unit and prefixed units. James Clerk Maxwell and(through the British Association for the Advancement of Science - BAAS) in ...
Khosrau I... the 'Nika' revolt in Constantinople in 532, the war by Kavadh's successor,, in 540 and his destruction of Antioch and the transportation of its inha ...
Genghis Khan... at Bamian and the rock-cut topes of Haibak. The district was devastated by, and has never since fully recovered its prosperity. For about a century ...
Louis XIII of FranceUnderthe conversos of Bayonne were assigned to the suburb of St. Esprit. At St. ...
Nicholas Murray Butler... ously. The 8 electoral votes that Sherman would have received were cast for
Artaxerxes IIIAfterof Persia and all of his sons were killed by the vizier Bagoas, the vizier ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt... by Kakadu National Park to encourage biodiversity. In 1937, U.S. Presidentinitiated a nationwide fire prevention campaign, highlighting the role of ...
Jehu... minently introduced into Israel by King Ahab and largely eradicated by King. In 1 Kings 18.27 it is possible there is a mocking reference to legendar ...
Arthur of Brittany... 's choice was John, but Walter initially leaned towards John's young nephew. When Marshall was insistent on John, who was an adult, the author of the ...
Frederick V... e. In November 1619, the royal crown of Bohemia was offered to the Elector,. (He was married to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of James I and VI of Engla ...
Atahualpa... rom the north, the Inca Empire was ruled by Huayna Capac, who had two sons:, being in charge of the northern parts of the empire, and Huáscar, seated ...
Frederick I BarbarossaThe elderly Holy Roman Emperorresponded to the call immediately. He took up the Cross at Mainz Cathedral ...
Bill Clinton... o office. Since then, photos have shown that Presidents John F. Kennedy andhave also used The World Almanac as a resource
Chaim Herzog... enty helicopters, inflicting heavy casualties. Israeli Major General (res.)placed Egyptian helicopter losses at fourteen. Still, other sources claim ...
President... Canadian province of Quebec, the Speaker of the National Assembly is termedsince 196
Hamid Karzai... llowing year, he was named "National Hero" by the order of Afghan President. The date of his death, September 9, is observed as a national holiday kn ...
Rehoboam... he House of David and the second of the Kingdom of Judah. He was the son of, the grandson of Solomon and the great-grandson of David. The Chronicler ...
Arthur ConollyThe term "The Great Game" is usually attributed to(1807–1842), an intelligence officer of the British East India Company's S ...
Louis the Pious... intered in Scandinavia. Several coastal areas were lost during the reign of(814–840). But the Vikings took advantage of the quarrels in the royal fam ...
Elizabeth... rown of Bohemia was offered to the Elector, Frederick V. (He was married to, eldest daughter of James I and VI of England and Scotland). He became kn ...
Nero... Prior to this, in his early twenties, he traveled to negotiate with Emperorfor the release of several Jewish priests. Upon his return to Jerusalem, h ...
King George VI... e B of the Constitution Act, 1982, and the Letters Patent issued in 1947 by. The office and its functions are instead governed by constitutional conv ...
Chanyu... jority that a limited engagement at Mayi involving the assassination of thewould throw the Xiongnu realm into chaos and benefit the Han. When this pl ...
Bill Brock... a senator, he did not hire a full time campaign manager, former TN Senator, until the fall of 1987, well after Bush's team had been in place. Despit ...
Thomas Jefferson... ver was also sometimes referred to as McAllister's Town in its early years.spent the night of April 12, 1776 at the Sign of the Horse, an inn owned b ...
Vira Narasimha II... an politics that began a period of Hoysala hegemony in the southern Deccan.'s son Vira Someshwara earned the honorific "uncle" (Mamadi) from the Pand ...
Huáscar... o sons: Atahualpa, being in charge of the northern parts of the empire, and, seated in the Incan capital Cusco. Upon Huayna Capac's death in 1525, th ...
Solomon... second of the Kingdom of Judah. He was the son of Rehoboam, the grandson ofand the great-grandson of David. The Chronicler refers to him as Abijah (; ...
Gamal Abdel Nasser... d the Anglo-French military attempt to topple the Egyptian dictator Colonel, and tried to prevent the US government from criticising the Israeli inva ...
Henry III of France... pt the Sabbath and feast-days as best they could, and prayed together. Kingconfirmed the privileges granted them by Henry II of France, and protected ...
Achilles... ge of the god, and never polled them afresh until the vow was fulfilled. Soconsecrated his hair to the river Spercheus and vowed not to cut it until ...
Abraham Lincoln... ilkes Booth made his escape through Charles County after shooting President. He was on his way to Virginia
Plutarco Elías Calles... regón’s and his allies’ (primarily Abelardo L. Rodríguez, Benjamín Hill and) resistance to Carranza. This movement soon came to dominate the politica ...
Xiang Yu... fall of the Qin Dynasty, however, civil war broke out between two warlords,and Liu Bang; the Minyue king Wuzhu sent his troops to fight side-by-side ...
David... was the son of Rehoboam, the grandson of Solomon and the great-grandson of. The Chronicler refers to him as Abijah (; ; )
Vira Someshwara... period of Hoysala hegemony in the southern Deccan. Vira Narasimha II's sonearned the honorific "uncle" (Mamadi) from the Pandyas and Cholas. The Hoy ...
Nicolas Sarkozy... independence has notably come under intense criticism since the election ofas French President. Sarkozy has sought to make the ECB more susceptible t ...
Marie François Sadi Carnot... September 187316 August 1894) was an Italian anarchist and the assassin of, President of the French Third Republic
Vespasian... e with forty of his companions in July 67. The Romans (commanded by Flaviusand his son Titus, both subsequently Roman emperors) asked the group to su ...
Alexander the GreatIn 334 BC,began his invasion of the Persian Empire and subsequently defeated the Per ...
Emperor Gaozu... ine Qi (died 194 BC), also known as Lady Qi or Consort Qi, was a consort of, founder of the Han Dynasty. Her personal name is unknown, but Taiwanese ...
Norman Granz... y's place in the jazz pantheon, however, are the 17 albums she recorded for's Norgran and Verve labels between 1952 and 1962
Alexander the Great... ning the Silk Road between the East and the West came with the expansion of's empire into Central Asia. In August 329 BCE, at the mouth of the Fergan ...
Veera Ballala II... yphal, though popular, anecdote recounts that the 11th century Hoysala king, while on a hunting expedition, lost his way in the forest. Tired and hun ...
Margaret of Anjou... ns in a succession of battles. And while the Lancastrian Henry VI and Queenwere campaigning in the north of England, Warwick gained control of the ca ...
Augustus... ivine Augustus") is a remarkable account to the Roman people of the Emperor' stewardship. It listed and quantified his public expenditure, which enco ...
Joseph Ratzinger... legel, the historian Barthold Georg Niebuhr, the theologians Karl Barth andand the poet Ernst Moritz Arndt
Bill Clinton... confidence in action", to which incumbent president and Democratic nomineeresponded, "We do not need to build a bridge to the past, we need to build ...
Pius XII... his sermons mentioning Pinocchio to the learned intellectual discourses ofor Paul VI. Visitors spoke of his isolation and loneliness, and the fact t ...
Vespasian... vius from his patrons. This was standard practice for "new" Roman citizens.arranged for the widower Josephus to marry a captured Jewish woman, who ul ...
Alexander the Great... f Philip from Elimeia, was a Macedonian nobleman, general, and satrap under. During his early life he served under Philip II, and he was a major figu ...
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor... he belligerent victory of the Icamiaba “women” over the Spanish invaders to, who, recalling the of Greek mythology, baptized the river Amazonas, the ...
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer... t President by the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation;was a signer of the United States Constitution; and Thomas Stone was one ...
Coty... a short time in 1948. Pineau was designated as prime minister by presidentafter the February 1955 resignation of Pierre Mendès-France, but the Natio ...
Bill Amerson... dles and was deeply afraid of them. Both his first wife, Sharon, as well as, separately confirmed later that Holmes could not have contracted HIV fro ...
Mohammad Najibullah... Cold War". After the collapse of the communist Soviet-backed government ofin 1992, Massoud became the Minister of Defense under the government of Bu ...
David... e the outcome in single combat, but Saul and all the Israelites are afraid., bringing food for his elder brothers, hears that Saul has promised to re ...
Brychan... emi-legendary. Saints associated with kistvaens include Callwen daughter of, Geraint, Begnet, and Melangell. Foundation remains of stone slab- or gab ...
Francisco Franco... , Israel, India, and undemocratic anti-communist states such as Spain under, South Africa under apartheid, Greece under the military junta (1967–74), ...
Thomas TelfordThe road was re-paved in the early 19th century bywho brought it back into use as a turnpike road for use by mail coaches br ...
Joe Ghiz... pitals; the then-governing Prince Edward Island Liberal Party under Premieracquiesced and the ban was upheld. The Government of Prince Edward Island ...
Stephen... ing royal action was the aftermath of the disastrous civil war between Kingand the Empress Maud. The two competing factions had hired mercenary soldi ...
Riccardo Schicchi... Roman Empress (originally released in Italy as Carne Bollente) for director. The film starred Holmes, the later Italian Parliament member Ilona 'Cicc ...
Paul VI... mentioning Pinocchio to the learned intellectual discourses of Pius XII or. Visitors spoke of his isolation and loneliness, and the fact that he was ...
Asopus... colonists from Phthiotis, the seat of the Myrmidons, and from Phlius on the. Aeacus while he reigned in Aegina was renowned in all Greece for his jus ...
John F. Kennedy... terest afterward, feeling that since the country had accomplished President's goal of landing on the moon by the end of the 1960s, there was no need ...
Abelardo L. Rodríguez... a Prieta which was signed to formalize Obregón’s and his allies’ (primarily, Benjamín Hill and Plutarco Elías Calles) resistance to Carranza. This mo ...
Marcus Aurelius... e and started his own school. Tatian was one of his pupils. In the reign of, after disputing with the cynic philosopher Crescens, he was denounced by ...
Abraham Lincoln... after the end of the American Civil War and the assassination of President, its 120 pages of information touched on such events as the process of Re ...
George V... o under the British Raj (1857–1920). British had captured Delhi by 1803 andannounced in 1911 that the capital of British controlled parts of India wo ...
Richard Nixon... ay that the Kennedy campaign was desperate to win the 1960 election againstand Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., and needed Johnson on the ticket to help carry ...
Burhanuddin Rabbani... lah in 1992, Massoud became the Minister of Defense under the government of. Following the rise of the Taliban in 1996, Massoud returned to the role ...
Greco-Bactrian Kingdom... ministration of the Seleucid Empire, and then with the establishment of thein Bactria. They continued to expand eastward, especially during the reign ...
Andrew Johnson... ch events as the process of Reconstruction and the impeachment of President
Barack Obama... es, and John Kerry won Wisconsin in 2004 by 11,000 votes. However, in 2008,carried the state by 381,000 votes and with 56%. Republicans had a strongh ...
Richard IHenry II of England died on July 6, 1189 following a defeat by his son(Lionheart) and Philip II. Richard inherited the crown and immediately beg ...
King Henry VI... oners in 1876. The Bridge Fair, as it is now known, granted to the abbey by, survives. Prayers for the opening of the fair were once said at the morn ...
Venustiano Carranza... n began in earnest, and Díaz was quickly deposed. The governor of Coahuila,, sought refuge in Sonora, and became one of the principal political leade ...
Elizabeth Woodville... a major European power. Edward then alienated Warwick by secretly marrying, the widow of a Lancastrian sympathiser, in 1464
Boudica... D between the Roman governor Gaius Suetonius Paulinus and the Briton leader
Mahmoud Abbas... hborhoods built over the Green Line. The Palestinian position, according to, at that time Arafat's chief negotiator: "All of East Jerusalem should be ...
Amalasuntha... Ostrogothic king Athalaric, the grandson of Theodoric through his daughter. Both were unable to settle disputes among Gothic elites. Theodahad, cous ...
Chen Shui-bian... arked the end of the Kuomintang's status as the ruling party. DPP candidatewon a three way race that saw the Pan-Blue vote split by independent James ...
Pius XI... as the first pope in decades not to have had either a diplomatic role (likeand John XXIII) or role (like Pius XII and Paul VI) in the Church
Antoninus Pius... s of a philosopher himself and traveled about teaching. During the reign of(138-161), he arrived in Rome and started his own school. Tatian was one o ...
Diana, Princess of Wales... high that television cameras were blown over. The audience, which included, was on the second evening soaked by rain and wind
Henry Cowell... Ernest Bloch, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Bohuslav Martinů, Malcolm Williamson,, Alfred Schnittke, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Andrei Eshpai, Eino Tamberg, Krzys ...
Charles X Gustav of Sweden... o territorially connect his two fiefs. Yet, during the Second Northern War,invaded Ducal Prussia and dictated the Treaty of Königsberg (January 1656) ...
Jacquetta of LuxembourgElizabeth's mother was, widow of Henry VI's uncle, John of Lancaster, Duke of Bedford, but her f ...
Leo VI the Wise... nd later on the Arabs, (who translated the text for their own use). Emperorincorporated much of Aelian's text in his own work on the military art (Τέ ...
Arsames... i and was serving at the time as a royal courier. Codomannus was the son of, son of Ostanes, one of Artaxerxes's brothers, and Sisygambis, daughter o ...
Edward... hree children and was personally involved in the education of Elizabeth and, both of whom became English monarchs. She was influential in Henry's pas ...
Álvaro Obregón... orfirian elite. After Díaz was deposed, Carranza competed for power againstand others. The Yaquis joined with Álvaro Obregón’s forces after 1913
Barack Obama... , Wisconsin voted for the Democratic presidential nominee, Illinois Senator. Obama captured 56% of the vote statewide, with the urban centers of Milw ...
Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers... ow of Henry VI's uncle, John of Lancaster, Duke of Bedford, but her father,, was a new-minted baron. Elizabeth's marriage to Edward IV made the unmar ...
Hafez al-Assad... rown out of the window of a three-story building and Syrian police loyal to(Assad and Orabi were "close friends"), suspected Arafat was involved in t ...
Adolf Hitler... . Concerned about the rise of totalitarian governments, especially those ofand Joseph Stalin, he tried to find the roots of these "madhouses" in huma ...
Pope John Paul IIOn Sunday, October 9, 1979,celebrated Mass on the National Mall during a visit to Washington. The cel ...
King Arthur... is epic to be based on a legendary English or Saxon king like the legend of
Annie Besant... mbraced Christianity and natural science. The split became irrevocable when, then president of the Theosophical Society, began to present the child J ...
William IV... eat, death, or resignation. The last monarch to remove a Prime Minister was, who dismissed Lord Melbourne in 1834. The Fixed-term Parliaments Act 201 ...
Arthurian legend... ted. Jenkins' run is more traditionally English in its themes, with Albion,, and old English battles all featuring, and even an appearance by Samuel ...
Kavadh I... (roughly modern-day Georgia). It details the campaigns of the Sasanian Shah, the 'Nika' revolt in Constantinople in 532, the war by Kavadh's successo ...
Louis XIV... iage of his daughter Liselotte to Philip I, Duke of Orléans, the brother of, king of France. In 1685, after the death of Charles Louis' son Elector C ...
Theobald IV... Champagne. He received an education befitting a young noble at the court of, count of Champagne: reading, writing, and the rudiments of Latin. On the ...
Lopez Arellano... anti-Salvadoran. This group put pressure on the Honduran president, General, to protect the property rights of wealthy landowners
Ali Abdullah Saleh... ion of Yemen. The protestors' demands then escalated to calls for Presidentto resign
Æthelred the Unready... sinated at Corfe Castle, possibly at the instigation of his stepmother, andbecame king. His coronation on Low Sunday 31 March, 978, was the last stat ...
Karol Wojtyla... his papal name. This legacy was so remarkable that his successor, Cardinal, chose the same name
Lien Chan... dependent James Soong (formerly of the Kuomintang) and Kuomintang candidate. Chen garnered 39% of the vote. After the election, Soong formed the Peop ...
Charles de GaulleA World War II French Resistance leader and a close ally of, Pineau was arrested by the Gestapo in 1943 and survived Buchenwald conce ...
Justinian I... Ostrogothic position in Italy now showed itself. The Eastern Roman Emperoralways strove to restore as much of the Western Roman Empire as he could a ...
Henry II of England... g control of the city. In response to Strongbow's successful invasion, Kingreaffirmed his sovereignty by mounting a larger invasion in 1171 and prono ...
Emperor Wen... ouse sponsored many literary works, and many wrote themselves. The court ofwas especially active in literary circles, with Liu supporting the compila ...
Anote Tong... jing suspended ties on 29 November after failed attempts to lobby Presidentto change his mind. With relations first established with the PRC in 1980, ...
John F. Kennedy... ormed to oppose the Diem administration. The United States, under Presidentsent advisors and a great deal of financial support to aid the ARVN in com ...
Fidel... the President of the option of ending the embargo by executive order untiland Raúl Castro leave power and a prescribed course of transition is follo ...
Henry Tudor... h this claim was though an illegitimate line, it was no weaker than that of, who dislodged the House of York from the throne in 1485
Vicente Rocafuerte... who was ultimately deposed, followed by many authoritarian leaders such as; José Joaquín de Olmedo; José María Urbina; Diego Noboa; Pedro José de Ar ...
Edward VIISince the reign ofa clerk in holy orders in the Church of England or in another Anglican Chu ...
John of England... reland, was founded in 1204 as a major defensive work on the orders of King. Following the appointment of the first Lord Mayor of Dublin in 1229, the ...
Charles de Gaulle... ies such as Winston Churchill, Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery and General. He had serious disagreements with Churchill and Montgomery over question ...
Theodore Roosevelt... ry furnishings were rented from private collectors, including the estate of
Jawaharlal NehruRobeson was one of four hosts who gave speeches to welcometo Kingsway Hall to support his efforts in the Indian independence movemen ...
Peter III... alone, four emperors were assassinated within less than 200 years: Ivan VI,, Paul I, and Alexander II
Bill Clinton... udents were given the results of student and national polls indicating thatwas in the lead. Others were not exposed to the results of the polls. Seve ...
Nestor... similar to that of David and Goliath appears in the Iliad, where the youngfights and conquers the giant Ereuthalion. Each giant wields a distinctive ...
Veera Ballala III... ith such strong Hoysala kings as Vishnuvardhana, Veera Ballala II and later. During this time, peninsular India saw a four way struggle for hegemony ...
Numitor... ded from the Trojan prince Aeneas and who were grandsons of the Latin King,of Alba Longa. King Numitor was deposed from his throne by his brother, Am ...
Veera Ballala II... r own empire in Karnataka with such strong Hoysala kings as Vishnuvardhana,and later Veera Ballala III. During this time, peninsular India saw a four ...
Laius... he King. In lines 711 to 714, Jocasta relates the prophecy that was told tobefore the birth of Oedipus. Namely
Indira Gandhi... dollars. On 12 April 1980, he held a meeting with the Indian prime ministerbefore declaring the formation of "National Council of Khalistan", at Anan ...
John... d peers attempted to undo Henry's reforms by the Magna Carta forced on King, but by that time the reforms had progressed too far — and their superior ...
Juan José Flores... uccession of rulers. The first president of Ecuador was the Venezuelan-born, who was ultimately deposed, followed by many authoritarian leaders such ...
Edward I of England... not permitted to live in Wales between the 1290 Edict of Expulsion—given by—and the 17th century. A Welsh Jewish community was re-established in the ...
Chiang Kai-shekFrom the 1930s onward a civil war was underway in mainland China between's ROC government and the Communist Party of China led by Mao Zedong. When ...
Franklin D. RooseveltPresidentfound Johnson to be a welcome ally and conduit for information, particular ...
Mohammed Daoud KhanThe government ofincreasingly distanced itself from the Afghan communists and the Soviet Un ...
Perseus... similarities to Oedipus can for example be seen in the myth of the birth of
Ivan VI... n Russia alone, four emperors were assassinated within less than 200 years:, Peter III, Paul I, and Alexander II
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Louis IV... es the Fat, in 887. Under a series of dukes that began under the child kingin 903, the Lotharingians frequently swapped allegiance between the East a ...
Daniel Inouye... ospital in Battle Creek, Michigan (where Dole met future fellow politiciansand Philip Hart). His right arm was paralyzed; Dole often carried a pen in ...
President of The United States of America... urpose design meant to serve as Air Force One, the secure transport for the. These models were in operational use from 1962 to 1990. The two aircraft ...
Robert E. Lee... n of Sharpsburg, where they engaged Confederate troops commanded by Generalat the Battle of Antietam
Daniel Defoe... escribes an umbrella as a "screen commonly used by women to keep off rain."'s Robinson Crusoe constructs his own umbrella in imitation of the ones he ...
President... nited States diplomats to vote in favor of sanctions on Cuba, stripping theof the option of ending the embargo by executive order until Fidel and Raú ...
Gylfi... n chapter 53 of the Prose Edda book Gylfaginning, High tells Gangleri (kingin disguise) that two people, Líf and Lífþrasir, will lie hid in Hoddmímis ...
Chiang Kai-shek... ust before the Second Sino-Japanese War. On 12 December 1936, Generalissimo, the leader of the Kuomintang was suddenly arrested and kidnapped by Mars ...
Alyattes... me “Goliath” itself is non-Semitic and has been linked with the Lydian king, which also fits the Philistine context of the biblical Goliath story. , ...
Mitt Romney... Hampshire primary on January 8, defeating former Governor of Massachusettsin a close contest, to once again become one of the front-runners in the r ...
Simón Bolívar... t the Battle of Pichincha, near Quito. Following the battle, Ecuador joined's Republic of Gran Colombia – joining with modern day Colombia and Venezu ...
Isa Gambar... been observing and monitoring the election directly or indirectly declaredwinner in the October 15 election. Another view shared by many internation ...
Baroness Catherine Ashton... further five years. His vice president, as of 2010, is High Representative
Mahmoud Abbas... lestinians working there and other Gulf States, such as Qatar (where he metin 1961). These businessmen and oil workers contributed generously to the ...
Vishnuvardhana... transformation into a strong subordinate of the Western Chalukyas. Through's expansive military conquests, the Hoysalas achieved the status of a rea ...
Salvador Allende... da"). He supported the Unidad Popular ("Popular Unity") coalition candidatefor the presidency of Chile, taking part in campaigning, volunteer politic ...
Pope John Paul II... e of about a million at his home city of Lyon, in celebration of a visit by. Watching from Lyon Cathedral, the Pope began the concert with a good-nig ...
Al GoreWhile serving in the Army,was stationed at Fort Rucker before his five-month deployment in the Vietn ...
Emperor Wen... Southern and Northern Dynasties period, and the reign of its third emperor,, is known for its political stability and capable administration, not onl ...
Robert I of Scotland... 3th century. Dublin prospered as a trade centre, despite an attempt by Kingto capture the city in 1317. It remained a relatively small walled medieva ...
Adolf Hitler... acked leaders. Such is the case in many African states; Idi Amin in Uganda,in Germany, Ferdinand Marcos in Philippines, for example
Amulius... tor of Alba Longa. King Numitor was deposed from his throne by his brother,, while Numitor's daughter, Rhea Silvia, gave birth to the twins. Because ...
Mohammed Daoud Khan... influence that became especially evident after the coup d'état that broughtto power in 1973: the coup was orchestrated by the Parcham faction of the ...
Fernando Henrique Cardoso... s. In 1998, a constitutional reform, led by the government of the President, introduced regulatory agencies as a part of the executive branch. Since ...
Hailsham... ial act to allow him to sit in the House of Commons; in 1963 Lords Home andwere only able to be candidates owing to recent legislation permitting the ...
Demetrius Zvonimir... by assassins. High medieval sources also mention the assassination of king(1089), dying at the hands of his own people who objected to a proposition ...
The Wind in the Willows... one image that is strikingly similar to one of Rackham's illustrations for. On the other hand, she sees also in Stardust clear references and struct ...
Holy Roman Emperor... the 13th child of the Emperor Leopold II. He is thus descended from variouss and other European royalty. His father, Eberhard de la Fontaine Graf d'H ...
Prince of Wales... irm received further warrants from Edward as king and from George V both asand as king
Jacques Chirac... ttempt to soothe public ire, Pei took a suggestion from then-mayor of Parisand placed a full-sized cable model of the pyramid in the courtyard. Durin ...
José Joaquín de Olmedo... deposed, followed by many authoritarian leaders such as Vicente Rocafuerte;; José María Urbina; Diego Noboa; Pedro José de Arteta; Manuel de Ascásub ...
Guillermo Rodríguez Lara... cial government. It was made a province by presidential decree by Presidenton 18 February 1973. The province is divided into cantons, each covering c ...
Emperor Wu... stability eventually led to the dynasty's destruction. However, its founderwas considered one of the greatest generals during the Southern and Northe ...
James Madison... d Hughes bought a section of the grant and began subdividing lots for sale., the fourth U.S. President, appointed Hughes postmaster of the developing ...
President of the United StatesThe treaty was signed in Moscow on May 26, 1972 by the, Richard Nixon and the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the So ...
King George IIIOn 16 February 1768, the Royal Society petitionedto finance a scientific expedition to the Pacific to study and observe the ...
Richard Nixon... was signed in Moscow on May 26, 1972 by the President of the United States,and the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Leon ...
Astyages... mbyses I, who is believed to have married Mandane of Media, the daughter of, a Median king
George W. Bush... r's abstention did not change who won that year's presidential election, asreceived a majority (271) of the electoral votes
James I of England... her Scottish cousin, James VI of Scotland, to the English throne. He became, and so brought under his personal rule the Kingdoms of England (and the ...
GensericThe Vandals were an East Germanic tribe who in 429 under kingentered Africa and by 439 established a kingdom which included the Roman A ...
Idi Amin... ted and/or military-backed leaders. Such is the case in many African states;in Uganda, Adolf Hitler in Germany, Ferdinand Marcos in Philippines, for ...
Henry Dodge... the war, Congress created the Mounted Ranger Battalion under the command of, which was expanded to the 1st Cavalry Regiment in 1833
Mao Zedong... . To propel the country towards a modern, industrialized communist society,instituted the Great Leap Forward in the early 1960s, although this had de ...
George V... he idea received the support of the Dean of Westminster and later from King, responding to a wave of public support. At the same time, there was a si ...
Adolf Hitler... i industrialists. In Ecstasy and Me, Lamarr wrote that Benito Mussolini andattended Mandl's grand parties. She related that in 1937 she disguised her ...
Alexander the Great... nd kingdoms ruled the region: the Persian Achaemenid Empire around 519 BCE,'s empire in 326 BCE and the Maurya Empire founded by Chandragupta Maurya ...
Queen Victoria... liticians. John Thompson also died outside Canada, at Windsor Castle, wherepermitted his lying-in-state before his body was returned to Canada for a ...
Christopher Marlowe... and Pinocchio. Others 'written to' included Mark Twain, Charles Dickens and
Julie B. Beck... Oaks '54, and Reed Smoot 1876), and two General Relief Society Presidents ('73 and '20)
OdinIn the poem Vafþrúðnismál, collected in the Poetic Edda, the godposes a question to the jötunn Vafþrúðnir, asking who among mankind will s ...
Noël Coward... ined a King's Scholarship, Gielgud trained briefly at RADA and understudiedin Coward's The Vortex at the Everyman Theatre in Hampstead under the dire ...
Manuel de Ascásubi... osé Joaquín de Olmedo; José María Urbina; Diego Noboa; Pedro José de Arteta;; and Flores's own son, Antonio Flores Jijón, among others. The conservat ...
Henry IV... Silent of the Netherlands (1584), and the French kings Henry III (1589) and(1610) lives were all ended by assassins. High medieval sources also menti ...
Philip III of Spain... he Duchy of Savoy, to mediate between Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy andin their dispute concerning the Gonzaga Marquisate of Montferrat. In Septe ...
Karol Józef WojtyłaIn October 1978, the Archbishop of Kraków, Cardinal, became Pope John Paul II, head of the Roman Catholic Church. Polish Cath ...
Isa Gambar... 15, 2003, an official release of the Central Election Committee (CEC) gave— leader of the largest opposition bloc, Bizim Azerbaycan ("Our Azerbaijan ...
Æthelberht of Kent... y sited for communication with the Continent. In the late 6th century, Kingmarried a Christian Frankish princess named Bertha, possibly before becomi ...
Henry the Fowler... s through which the imperial authority could be exercised. By the reigns ofand especially of Otto the Great, comites palatini were sent into all part ...
George V... of Commons, but in private admitted that he was prejudiced against Curzon., who shared this prejudice, was grateful for the advice and authorised St ...
Burhanuddin Rabbani... ch of the Jamiat-i Islami ("Islamic Society"), whose chairman was professor. This Islamist organization opposed the rising communist and Soviet influ ...
King George II... n South Carolina. In 1730, Camden became part of a township plan ordered by. Kershaw County’s official web site states, “Originally laid out in 1732 ...
Roman Emperor... as the Battle of Hadrianopolis, was fought between a Roman army led by theValens and Gothic rebels (largely Thervings as well as Greutungs, non-Goth ...
Elizabeth I of England... trative rule in Ireland. Determined to make Dublin a Protestant city, Queenestablished Trinity College in 1592 as a solely Protestant university and ...
Barack Obama... r the nomination, McCain's focus shifted toward the general election, whileand Hillary Rodham Clinton fought a prolonged battle for the Democratic no ...
Henry III... (1296), William the Silent of the Netherlands (1584), and the French kings(1589) and Henry IV (1610) lives were all ended by assassins. High medieva ...
Puyi... ented a controversial portrait of Manchukuo through the memories of Emperor, during his days as political prisoner in the People's Republic of China
Herman De Croo... is 56.46 km² which gives a population density of 243 per km². The mayor is
Ronald Reagan... 1980, when U.S. President Jimmy Carter was running for re-election against, the misery index (the sum of the unemployment rate and the inflation rat ...
Harold II... he petty kingdoms of early medieval Britain. The last Anglo-Saxon monarch () was defeated and killed in the Norman invasion of 1066 and the English m ...
Pedro José de Arteta... Vicente Rocafuerte; José Joaquín de Olmedo; José María Urbina; Diego Noboa;; Manuel de Ascásubi; and Flores's own son, Antonio Flores Jijón, among o ...
premier... he would later seek to take revenge on Zhang. As Chiang was the legitimateof China at the time, Zhang’s actions could be characterized as treasonous ...
Julian the Apostate... the poor had to cope with ever-degrading bronze pieces. Later emperors liketried to present themselves as advocates of the humiles by insisting on tr ...
Pyrrhus of EpirusAfterfailed in his attempt to stop the spread of Roman hegemony in 282 BC, the ...
Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy... 1616 the pope sent him as nuncio to the Duchy of Savoy, to mediate betweenand Philip III of Spain in their dispute concerning the Gonzaga Marquisate ...
Ilham AliyevPresident's ruling Yeni Azerbaijan Party got a majority of 73 out of 125 seats. The ...
Daniel Inouye... of three patients who became United States Senators: Dole, Philip Hart and
Diego Noboa... aders such as Vicente Rocafuerte; José Joaquín de Olmedo; José María Urbina;; Pedro José de Arteta; Manuel de Ascásubi; and Flores's own son, Antonio ...
Cyrus the Great... empire, as they are not mentioned as one of the ancient Iranian tribes thatand Darius I had fought with. Cyrus himself was of both Persian and Median ...
Raúl Castro... st Cuba-Pacific Islands ministerial meeting in Havana. By meeting Presidentto discuss "mutual friendship and cooperation", he became the first Pacifi ...
Jimmy Carter... mber 1980, the highest in history. By the time of 1980, when U.S. Presidentwas running for re-election against Ronald Reagan, the misery index (the s ...
Eloy AlfaroThe coast-based Liberal Revolution of 1895 underreduced the power of the clergy and the conservative land owners of the hi ...
David... ctional persons. Among those still available are his letters to Jesus, King, Figaro the Barber, Empress Maria Theresa and Pinocchio. Others 'written ...
Ronald Reagan... e Curtiss-Wright Corporation. His character is also an oblique reference to, in that his ambitions lie not only in Hollywood, but also the Presidency ...
Eglon... ral hundred years. Another example may have been the murder of Moabite King, by Ehud around 1337 BC, described in the Book of Judges. Philip II of Ma ...
Cambyses I... th. Cyrus himself was of both Persian and Median ancestry as his father was, who is believed to have married Mandane of Media, the daughter of Astyag ...
Peleus... of Aeacus are mentioned by Ovid. By Endeïs Aeacus had two sons, Telamon and(father of Achilles), and by Psamathe a son, Phocus, whom he preferred to ...
President... rifle that bears his name, the Burnside carbine. The Secretary of War underJames Buchanan, John B. Floyd, contracted with the Burnside Arms Company t ...
Ali Abdullah SalehIn November 1989, the leaders of the YAR () and the PDRY (Ali Salim al-Baidh) agreed on a draft unity constitution o ...
David... d as a giant Philistine warrior, he is famous for his combat with the young, the future king of Israel. The fight between them is described in the He ...
Mao Zedong... en Chiang Kai-shek's ROC government and the Communist Party of China led by. When the civil war ended in 1949, 2 million refugees, predominantly from ...
Dallin H. Oaks... Todd Christofferson '69, David A. Bednar '76, Jeffrey R. Holland '65 & '66,'54, and Reed Smoot 1876), and two General Relief Society Presidents (Juli ...
Anote TongIn September 2008, Presidentattended the first Cuba-Pacific Islands ministerial meeting in Havana. By ...
Philip II... . The people joined with the other Dutch and rebelled against Charles' heir. Overijssel became governed by the most powerful mayors and lords in the ...
Justinian I... ity of Rome. Their kingdom collapsed in the Vandalic War of 533–4, in whichmanaged to reconquer the Africa province for the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) ...
Holy Roman Emperor... l times for the permanent representative of the Frankish king, later of the, in a palatial domain of the crown (pfalz). Grafio is probably from the G ...
first emperor... n securely identified as belonging to the Liu Song: the Chuning Tomb of theof the dynasty. Two qilin statues of this tomb survive in the appropriatel ...
Alexander Severus... the Roman Emperor Elagabalus' assassination and served during the reign of. It is believed that Urban's pontificate was during a peaceful time for C ...
AugustusThe Roman historians Suetonius and Cassius Dio record that in 23 BC,prepared a rationarium (account) which listed public revenues, the amounts ...
Laius... e Theban Cycle recounted the sequence of tragedies that befell the house of, of which the story of Oedipus is a part
Otto I... nce between the East and West Frankish kings. In 939 the East Frankish kingbrought the reigning duke Gilbert to heel and incorporated Lotharingia int ...
Hillary Rodham Clinton... McCain's focus shifted toward the general election, while Barack Obama andfought a prolonged battle for the Democratic nomination. McCain introduced ...
Alexander... er made use of assassinations against some of his enemies, including two of's generals Nicanor and Philip. Another famous example come from the Thugg ...
principality of Wales... sh monarchy passed to the Norman conquerors. In the thirteenth century, thewas absorbed by England, and Magna Carta began the process of reducing the ...
Lord Camden... the colony. Kershaw suggested that the town be renamed Camden, in honor of, the champion of colonial rights
Nathan Hale... ovember 19, 1778, at which the Reverend Enoch Hale, brother of American spy, was chosen to be the town's first ministe
Antonio Flores Jijón... iego Noboa; Pedro José de Arteta; Manuel de Ascásubi; and Flores's own son,, among others. The conservative Gabriel Garcia Moreno unified the country ...
Henry II of EnglandThe Assize of Clarendon was an 1166 act ofthat began the transformation of English law from such systems for decidin ...
Charles V... nd was known as het Sticht. The Bishops ceded the Oversticht to the Emperorin 1528, who styled himself Lord of Overijssel, thereby giving the provinc ...
Jeffrey R. Holland... postles (Neil L. Andersen, D. Todd Christofferson '69, David A. Bednar '76,'65 & '66, Dallin H. Oaks '54, and Reed Smoot 1876), and two General Relie ...
CrispusOn some date between 15 May and 17 June 326, Constantine had his eldest son, by Minervina, seized and put to death by "cold poison" at Pola (Pula, Cr ...
Roman EmperorUrban ascended to the Chair of Saint Peter in the year of theElagabalus' assassination and served during the reign of Alexander Severus ...
Louis XIV... held the role of the dominant power in Europe, as it had since the times of. In its place, the United Kingdom emerged as by far the most powerful cou ...
Robert Gates... tes by surprise. According to the future CIA Director and Defense Secretary, he was briefing a US arms negotiator on the improbability of armed confl ...
Kenneth Kaunda... pound at a rate of 2 kwacha = 1 pound (10 shillings = 1 kwacha). During theregime the value of the currency was fixed at a rate of approximately 1.2 ...
Elagabalus'Urban ascended to the Chair of Saint Peter in the year of the Roman Emperorassassination and served during the reign of Alexander Severus. It is beli ...
Fausta... on" at Pola (Pula, Croatia). In July, Constantine had his wife, the Empress, killed at the behest of his mother, Helena. Fausta was left to die in an ...
President... uino, Jr. triggered the eventual downfall of the 20-year autocratic rule ofFerdinand Marcos. Aquino, a former Senator and a leading figure of the pol ...
Shah Jahan... t Gosain and Princess Manmati, who gave birth to Prince Khurram, the future, Jahangir's successor to the throne. The total number of wives in his har ...
DecianFollowing thepersecution of 250–251, there was disagreement about how to treat those wh ...
Henry VIII... k. In 1527, with some of the money from the dissolution of the monasteries,built Southsea Castle and decreed that Portsmouth be home of the Royal Nav ...
Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim... on the reform and modernization of the Qing Dynasty. The task was given to, at the time a colonel in the Russian army, who travelled to China with F ...
Chiang Ching-kuo... ril 1975, and was succeeded to the presidency by Yen Chia-kan while his sonsucceeded to the leadership of the Kuomintang (opting to take the title "C ...
Babrak KarmalThis expansion promptedto demand that the Red Army resume their offensives, in order to crush the ...
Kenneth Kaunda... ckel 5, 10 and 20 ngwee were introduced. These coins all depicted presidenton the obverse and flora and fauna on the reverse. A twelve sided 50 ngwee ...
Ho Chi Minh... Far East Expeditionary Corps against the communist Viet Minh forces led by. The VNA fought in a wide range of campaigns including but not limited to ...
William Crookes... ers included Michael Faraday, Alfred Russel Wallace, Rufus Osgood Mason and. Their work predominantly involved carrying out focused experimental test ...
King of Bahrain... r term. The upper house, the Shura Council, has 40 members appointed by the. Among the members of the current Shura Council are representatives of Ba ...
José María Velasco Ibarra... tability and emergence of populist politicians, such as five-time President
Jezebel... ten erratic behavior related to those problems earned her the nickname "Theof Jazz"
Grover Cleveland... te: nine votes for Republican Benjamin Harrison and five votes for Democrat. Once the Republican party regained control of the state legislature, the ...
Getúlio Vargas... arge tracts of land. The original architect of this expansion was President, with the demand for rubber from the Allied forces in World War II provid ...
François MitterrandWhenwas elected President of France in 1981, he laid out an ambitious plan for ...
Henry VII... nd Tower be built at the mouth of the harbour, which was completed in 1426.rebuilt the fortifications with stone, raised a square tower, and assisted ...
Richard of GloucesterAlthough his son was quickly barred from the throne and replaced by, Edward IV's daughter Elizabeth of York later became the Queen consort of ...
Alexander the Great... t by hounds of Cocytus, Echidna, the Tartesian eel, and Tithrasian Gorgons.traced his ancestry (through his mother) to Aeacus
Queen Wilhelmina... e to prominence in the trade of translated books, wrote a letter in 1899 toregarding his opposition to becoming a signatory to the Berne Convention f ...
Yen Chia-kanChiang Kai-shek died in April 1975, and was succeeded to the presidency bywhile his son Chiang Ching-kuo succeeded to the leadership of the Kuominta ...
King Charles IIBy 1681, then-acting governor Morgan had fallen out of favour with, who was intent on weakening the semi-autonomous Jamaican Council, and wa ...
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Henry IIIKinghad a palace here. The spot is still marked on modern maps as "Cippenham M ...
George V... al Warrant. The firm received further warrants from Edward as king and fromboth as Prince of Wales and as king
Valerian... 354 speaks of Pope Stephen I as not a martyr. In the year 258, the emperorbegan persecuting Christians, and Stephen was sitting on his pontifical th ...
Richard IIIPrior to his succession, on 22 June 1483,declared that Edward V was illegitimate, and three days later the matter w ...
Mwai Kibaki... constitutionally barred from running in the 2002 election, which was won by. Widely reported electoral fraud on Kibaki's side in the 2007 elections r ...
Benjamin Harrison... n). The plan worked, and Michigan split its vote: nine votes for Republicanand five votes for Democrat Grover Cleveland. Once the Republican party re ...
Roman EmperorLouis II the Younger (825 – Ghedi 12 August 875) was the King of Italy andfrom 844, co-ruling with his father Lothair I until 855, after which he ru ...
Fritigern... gs as well as Greutungs, non-Gothic Alans, and various local rebels) led by. The battle took place about north of Adrianople (modern Edirne in Europe ...
Pope Pius XII... since 1928, had strong connections to the Vatican Secretary of State, later. In return for pledging his support for the act, Kaas would use his conne ...
President... r Hersh that the US policy to remove Saddam Hussein from power started withGeorge H. W. Bush in August 1990. Ritter concludes from public remarks by ...
George H. W. Bush... .. did not feel that the group attracted the wrong element". Vice Presidentsaid of The Beach Boys, "They're my friends and I like their music". When ...
Lucius Verus... e poets Horace, Homer and Virgil, the philosopher Socrates, and the leadersand Lycurgus which once graced the exedra whose political message was one ...
Jorge Rafael Videla... ach church's entries for the poor churches in the Third World. The visit of, president of the Argentine junta, to the Vatican caused considerable con ...
Barack Obama... ut you have to go within the system to find what you want." Leary supportedin the 2008 presidential election
PresidentIn 1988, Congress passed andRonald Reagan signed legislation which apologized for the internment on be ...
George W. Bush... ress taking positions in support of the U.S. Republican Party and Presidenton topics such as the validity of the 2000 Presidential Election results i ...
Valens... of Hadrianopolis, was fought between a Roman army led by the Roman Emperorand Gothic rebels (largely Thervings as well as Greutungs, non-Gothic Alan ...
Sparta... ve been urged. It is also stated that they had common meals, resembling then system, at which they met in companies of ten
Charles Aznavour... night. The city has played host to many world-famous musical acts including, Cher, Serj Tankian, Jivan Gasparyan, Plácido Domingo, Uriah Heep, Deep P ...
President Bartlet... olden Globe and two Screen Actors Guild awards for playing the lead role ofin The West Wing, and an Emmy for guest acting in the sitcom Murphy Brown
Adolphus Frederick... named Point Adolphus (today a well-known humpback whale feeding area) after, seventh son of King George III. In 1878, W.H. Dall, while working on a c ...
Pope Benedict XVI... tween Ratzinger and some of the bishops. As mentioned above, Ratzinger (now) issued official condemnations of certain elements of liberation theology ...
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Edward VIIIn the 1880s, Prince Edward (later) purchased his country seat of Sandringham House in Norfolk and asked Tho ...
Emperor Napoleon III... e. She and her family left France due to her husband's public opposition toand settled in Baden-Baden, Germany. In 1870, however, Johannes Brahms per ...
Charles de Gaulle... mi-presidential system, developed at the beginning of the Fifth Republic by, are used in France, Finland, Romania, Russia, Sri Lanka and several post ...
Jeremy Thorpe... umming-up by Mr Justice Cantley in the trial of former Liberal Party leader– a summary condemned for alleged bias in favour of Thorpe. Cook performed ...
Marcus Aurelius... ition of the latter, from the fact that it was addressed to Antoninus Pius,, and Lucius Verus his adopted sons, must fall between 147 and 161
Georges Pompidou... nductor Pierre Boulez and Claude Pompidou, widow of former French President, after whom another controversial museum was named. In an attempt to soot ...
Liu Chuyu... himself emperor Ming. He ordered Liu Ziye's brother Liu Zishang and sister, who were reputed to have participated in the late emperor's sexual immor ...
AkbarIn the year 1594 Jahangir's was dispatched by his father the Mughal Emperor, alongside Abdul Hasan Asaf Khan and Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak to defeat the ...
George W. BushOn December 13, 2001,gave Russia notice of the United States' withdrawal from the treaty, in ac ...
Frederick William III... ein-Universität) was then founded on October 18, 1818, by the Prussian king. It was the sixth Prussian University, founded after the universities in ...
Baldwin III of Jerusalem... er a five-month siege, the city was captured by a Crusader army led by King. It was then added to the County of Jaffa to form the County of Jaffa and ...
Queen Victoria... f the town's popularity, Leamington was granted a "Royal" prefix in 1838 by, who visited the town as a Princess in 1830 and as Queen in 1858. A statu ...
Daniel Defoe... er, these three statues were later speculatively 'identified' by the writer(1659–1731) as Caesar (100–44 BC) and Pompey (106–48 BC) responsible for t ...
Esarhaddon... ole in the development of the Silk Road. Scythians accompanied the Assyrianon his invasion of Egypt, and their distinctive triangular arrowheads have ...
Madeleine Albright... rom the option of returning to Israel. According to U.S. Secretary of State, some of the Palestinian negotiators were willing to privately discuss a ...
Lucius Verus... from the fact that it was addressed to Antoninus Pius, Marcus Aurelius, andhis adopted sons, must fall between 147 and 161
Queen Elizabeth II... hy of the United Kingdom and its overseas territories. The present monarch,, has reigned since 6 February 1952. She and her immediate family undertak ...
Benjamin Harrison... chool District. Harrison City is named after former United States President
Ali Nasir Muhammad... president Abdul Fattah Ismail resigned and went into exile. His successor,, took a less interventionist stance toward both North Yemen and neighbour ...
Agrippa II... lots, and to such figures as Pontius Pilate, Herod the Great, Agrippa I and, John the Baptist, James the brother of Jesus, and a centuries-long dispu ...
Euric... successors. Among the Visigothic written laws had already been put forth by. Alaric II put forth a Breviarium of Roman law for his Roman subjects; bu ...
Walter Wanger... spondent (1940), based on Vincent Sheean's Personal History and produced by, was nominated for Best Picture that year. Hitchcock and many other Engli ...
Emperor Kammu... wned that day. The Japanese general Ki no Asami Kosami was "rebuked" by thewhen he returned to Kyoto
Abdul Fattah IsmailIn 1980, PDRY presidentresigned and went into exile. His successor, Ali Nasir Muhammad, took a le ...
Pope Paul VIOn 15 December 1969, he was appointed Patriarch of Venice byand took possession of the archdiocese on 3 February 1970. Pope Paul creat ...
George WashingtonDuring the Philadelphia campaign of the American Revolutionary War,and the Continental Army were encamped here after their October 4, 1777 de ...
Martin Van Buren... Iowa Territory. Some settlers started drifting into Iowa in 1833. Presidenton July 4, 1838, signed the U.S. Congress laws establishing the Territory ...
King George III... known humpback whale feeding area) after Adolphus Frederick, seventh son of. In 1878, W.H. Dall, while working on a coastal survey, saw "Adolphus" on ...
Conrad Weiser... e from attacks. Subsequently, in 1783, he worked with Samuel Weiser (son of, the famous Native Americans liaison who died in 1760, and with whose fam ...
Emperor Joseph II... cademy had schools for theology, law, pharmacy and general studies. In 1784granted the academy the right to award academic degrees (Licentiat and Ph. ...
Henry II of England... lanvill, who helped him become a clerk of the Exchequer. Walter served Kingin many ways, not just in financial administration, but also including dip ...
John AdamsAccording to US President, Ponet's work contained "all the essential principles of liberty, which w ...
Agrippa I... us and the Zealots, and to such figures as Pontius Pilate, Herod the Great,and Agrippa II, John the Baptist, James the brother of Jesus, and a centur ...
Edward I... During the thirteenth century Portsmouth was commonly used by Henry III andas a base for attacks against France
Antoninus Pius... e date of composition of the latter, from the fact that it was addressed to, Marcus Aurelius, and Lucius Verus his adopted sons, must fall between 14 ...
Lee Teng-hui... Taiwan-born citizens into government services, Chiang Ching-kuo hand-pickedas vice-president of the Republic of China, first-in-the-line of successio ...
Valens... and the Breviarium of Eutropius, a handbook compiled in 369 for the Emperor, which has Constantine dying in a nameless state villa in Nicomedia. From ...
Alexander II... re assassinated within less than 200 years: Ivan VI, Peter III, Paul I, and
Marie Antoinette... n (1982), Onassis: The Richest Man in the World (1988), the ill-fated queenin the 1989 political thriller La Révolution française, and the American t ...
Sixto Durán Ballén... try blamed the other for the onset of hostilities, known as the Cenepa War., the Ecuadorian president, famously declared that he would not give up a ...
Ronald Reagan... out the decisions of voters in other time zones. In 1980, NBC News declaredto be the winner of the presidential race on the basis of the exit polls s ...
Henry V... mouth as a threat, the French again sacked the city in 1369, 1377 and 1380.built the first permanent fortifications of Portsmouth. In 1418 he ordered ...
Justin I... the reign of Justinian in 518, which was actually the start of the reign of, Justinian’s predecessor and uncle. This discrepancy can be seen as part ...
Fulk of Jerusalem... as constantly unstable. In response to these incursions into Outremer, Kingconstructed a number of Christian settlements around the city during the 1 ...
Roosevelt... declared "the first international airport of the Americas" by US president
Mohammed Daoud Khan... DPA, حزب دیموکراتیک خلق افغانستان) orchestrated a bloody coup assassinating, his family and bodyguards and consequently assuming power. The PDPA soon ...
Pyrrhus of Epirus... mony in Italy came when Tarentum, a major Greek colony, enlisted the aid ofin 281 BC, but this effort failed as well. In the 3rd century BC Rome had ...
King ArthurExcalibur is the legendary sword of, sometimes attributed with magical powers or associated with the rightful ...
John of Gaunt... ough his mother Cecily, who was a great-granddaughter of Edward III throughand his illegitimate daughter (Cecily's mother) Joan Beaufort, Countess of ...
Louis XV... ravelling around the Cape of Good Hope. The Port is named in honour of King. The first Governor was Count Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais
Josip Broz Tito... schar (1st Croatian), the first non-Germanic division, was formed, to fight's Yugoslav Partisans. This was followed by the 14th Waffen Grenadier Divi ...
Philip III of Spain... f the Inquisition. The New Christians of Portugal breathed more freely whencame to the throne. By the law of April 4, 1601, he granted them the privi ...
Edward III... m to the throne through his mother Cecily, who was a great-granddaughter ofthrough John of Gaunt and his illegitimate daughter (Cecily's mother) Joan ...
Bill Clinton... conservative William Kristol, Dole flatly rejected the health care plan of, remarking, "There is no crisis in health care.
Edward III... roying much of the town, with only the local church and hospital surviving.gave the town exemption from national taxes to aid reconstruction. Only te ...
King Louis XIII... 'Ancre, a historical drama recounting the events leading up to the reign of. Frequenting the theater, he met the great actress Marie Dorval, and beca ...
Éamon de Valera... h rule in Ireland and increased support for the republican government under. The events of Bloody Sunday have survived in public memory. The Gaelic A ...
Andrew Jackson... imply was no popular vote for President in those states. Even in 1824, whenlost in spite of having pluralities of both the popular and electoral vote ...
Ronald ReaganThe treaty was undisturbed untilannounced his Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) on March 23, 1983. On the ...
President... solution's language. Nonetheless, Helms was a supporter of the late ChileanAugusto Pinochet, who supported the United Kingdom in the Falklands confli ...
Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor... schal II was not always established in Rome, since the city was occupied by, and later sacked by the Normans. This also agrees with the earliest know ...
Gamal Abdel NasserFollowing the Suez Crisis in 1956, Egyptian president, a leader of the Free Officers Movement, agreed to allow the United Natio ...
Kenneth KaundaUntil 1991, all Zambian banknotes featured a portrait of Presidenton the obverse. Since 1992, all notes have instead featured a fish eagle o ...
Paul I... emperors were assassinated within less than 200 years: Ivan VI, Peter III,, and Alexander II
Lluís CompanysUnder its two presidents, Francesc Macià (1931–1933) and(1934–1939), the republican Generalitat carried out a considerable task, d ...
James Bond... February 1951) is an English actress best known for her performances in thefilm Live and Let Die (1973), Somewhere In Time (1980), East of Eden (1982 ...
Philip II of SpainFinally, after several years her pleadings by letter with Kingsecured relief. As a result, in 1579, the processes before the inquisition ...
Licinia Eudoxia... acidia, younger daughter of Western Emperor Valentinian III and of his wife, thus creating a bond between a member of the senatorial aristocracy and ...
Abraham Lincoln... , and imperfect but clear English on the other") to United States President, proposing an "alliance" between the two democratic nations and offering ...
James Madison... was an American political party founded around 1791 by Thomas Jefferson and
President of the United States of America... 0 census, the population was 744,344. It is named after James Monroe, fifth. Its county seat is the city of Rochester
EudociaThe margin of the Empress's copy of the Iliad has a note summarizing a Hellenistic poet who tells a ...
Jeconiah... em. Jehoiakim died in 598 BC during the siege, and was succeeded by his sonat an age of either eight or eighteen. The city fell about three months la ...
Mohammad Najibullah... n 1989, the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan regime, then headed by, proved unexpectedly capable of holding its own against the mujahideen. B ...
Dadabhai Naoroji... and emergence of Indian leadership at both national and provincial levels.formed the East India Association in 1867, and Surendranath Banerjee found ...
Harry S. Truman... , and it set term limits to the presidency of two terms. It stipulated that, the incumbent at the time, would not be affected by the amendment. In 19 ...
Yazdegerd III... ned the official religion of Persia until the defeat of the Sassanian ruler—over a thousand years after its founding—by Muslim Arabs. In what is toda ...
Peter III... came to power following a coup d'état and the assassination of her husband,, at the end of the Seven Years' War. Russia was revitalized under her rei ...
Amlaíb Cuarán... new lands for long, dying just two years later in 941. He was succeeded by
Thomas Jefferson... y (founded in 1854), was an American political party founded around 1791 byand James Madison
Valentinian IIIOlybrius married Placidia, younger daughter of Western Emperorand of his wife Licinia Eudoxia, thus creating a bond between a member of ...
Croesus... sits in the river Pactolus that were the source of the proverbial wealth of(Lydia's last historical king) were said to have been left there when the ...
R. K. Shanmukham Chetty... se afterwards was known “Gandhi Mandiram” in Chembukkavu. In the mean time,, the controversial Diwan of Cochin Kingdom from 1935 to 1941, was develop ...
Richard Nixon... bert Bork was instrumental in the "Saturday Night Massacre", U.S. President's firing of Watergate Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox, following Cox's r ...
Tim Johnson... n County and across the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation helped narrowly electto office. The county has the distinction of having the highest percentage ...
John Adams... rance, later known as the Quasi-War. They were signed into law by President. Opposition to Federalists among Democratic-Republicans reached new heigh ...
Jigme Dorji WangchuckThe third Druk Gyalpo,, was enthroned in 1952. Earlier he had married the European-educated cous ...
United States PresidentThrees were elected following a process that selected them as a national nomine ...
PlacidiaOlybrius married, younger daughter of Western Emperor Valentinian III and of his wife Lici ...
Albert II of Belgium... r Duchess of Nemours, Lucrezia is the ancestress of Juan Carlos I of Spain,, Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, as well as the Count of Paris and the c ...
Jigme WangchuckUgyen Wangchuck died in 1926 and was succeeded by his son,(reigned 1926–52). The second Druk Gyalpo continued his father's centraliz ...
Ugyen Wangchuckdied in 1926 and was succeeded by his son, Jigme Wangchuck (reigned 1926–5 ...
Juan Carlos I of Spain... uchess of Guise and later Duchess of Nemours, Lucrezia is the ancestress of, Albert II of Belgium, Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, as well as the Co ...
Hadrian... rebellion. The last straw was a series of laws enacted by the Roman Emperor, including an attempt to prevent Jews from living in Jerusalem; a new Rom ...
Conan the Barbarian... Barry Smith for "The Shadow of the Vulture" and "The Song of Red Sonja" inissues 23 and 24 (1973), she did not have as full a figure and dressed a l ...
Guy of Lusignan... ncess Sybilla, sister of Baldwin IV, crowned herself queen and her husband,, king
Ulpia SeverinaAurelian was married to, about whom little is known. Like Aurelian she was from Dacia. They are k ...
Frederick Jackson Turner... of American regions. It has been called "the typically American" region by. Religious pluralism and ethnic diversity have been important elements of ...
Clement Attlee... nomic activity. In the biography of the 1945 UK Labour Party Prime Minister, Francis Beckett states: "the government... wanted what would become know ...
Odin... the bird emblem perhaps represents the raven associated with the battle-god. Noted in Richard Hall, Viking Age Archaeology 1995:25 and fig. 9. He did ...
Ronald Reagan... Best Actor. Co-star Jane Wyman fell in love with Ayres and left her husbandfor him, albeit unsuccessfully
Pervez Musharraf... ge number of Pakistani students to study in Turkish universities. Presidentstudied in Turkey and spoke Turkish fluently
Sir Isaac Newton... even teaching herself Latin and Greek so she could read works like those ofand Leonhard Euler. She also enjoyed Traité d'Arithmétique by Étienne Bézo ...
Abraham LincolnOn August 27, 1856,spoke at a rally in Bronson Park, promoting the presidential candidacy of ...
George Washington... elphia in 1793. During his flight, Blanchard carried a personal letter fromto be delivered to the owner of whatever property Blanchard happened to la ...
Islam Karimov... d replaces provincial governors. Under terms of a December 1995 referendum,'s first term was extended. Another national referendum was held January 2 ...
James Madison... ted in the Virginia and Kentucky Resolves, authored by Thomas Jefferson and, which were foundational to the states rights theory that helped lead to ...
Kingdom of Cochin... 7, when India gained independence from the British rule, Thrissur was under. Thrissur district was formed on July 1, 1949, with the headquarters at T ...
Midas... historical king) were said to have been left there when the legendary kingof Phrygia washed away the "Midas touch" in its waters
Wang Mang... acter long during the early Han and that rose beyond 98% after the usurpingbanned all two-character names outright. Although his Xin Dynasty was shor ...
Arthur Balfour... nstitute. A new building was begun in 1895 and opened by the Prime Ministerin October 1902. On the site previously had been cheap crowded inner-city ...
Diana, Princess of Wales... s of the Bavaria, Brazil, Parma, Saxony and the Two Sicilies. The late Lady(1961-1997) is a descendant of Lucrezia
George Stevens... outsiders, often "victim-heroes," - examples include the social climber in's A Place in the Sun, the anguished Catholic priest in Hitchcock's I Conf ...
Ramsey ClarkNicholas Katzenbach (1964–1965),(1966–1967) and William P. Barr (1991) served as acting attorney general i ...
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Branch Rickey... a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers. It happened mainly due to General Manager's efforts. The deeply religious Rickey's motivation appears to have been ...
Thomas Jefferson... osition to them resulted in the Virginia and Kentucky Resolves, authored byand James Madison, which were foundational to the states rights theory tha ...
Heydar AliyevThe National Council conferred presidential powers upon its new speaker,, former First Secretary of the Azerbaijani Communist Party (1969–81) and ...
Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg... Lucrezia is the ancestress of Juan Carlos I of Spain, Albert II of Belgium,, as well as the Count of Paris and the claimants to the Thrones of the Ba ...
William Henry Harrison... cess of presidential succession had been known since the death of Presidentin 1841, but little progress had been made passing a constitutional amendm ...
Al Gore... n effect on the content of the media. For example, according to Fair, ‘Whenproposed launching a progressive TV network, a Fox News executive told Adv ...
King James II... y the 1689 English Declaration of Rights, which formally ended the reign of. During the American Revolution, Jefferson and other Americans looked to ...
Richard III of England... y ship coming to an English port had to bring four bowstaves for every tun.increased this to ten for every tun. This stimulated a vast network of ext ...
Emperor Maximilian... y of Leuven. His grandfather, Everard van Wesel, was the Royal Physician of, while his father, Anders van Wesel, went on to serve as apothecary to Ma ...
Jehoiakim... d been king for only three months, and replaced him with his older brother,. Necho imposed on Judah a levy of a hundred talents of silver (about 3 3/ ...
Emperor Wu... of the Great Wall for additional goods. In a court conference assembled by(r. 141–87 BCE) in 135 BCE, the majority consensus of the ministers was to ...
Gundobad... sted in religion, while the actual power was held by Ricimer and his nephew
Hadrian... nd 985 villages razed. Yet so costly was the Roman victory that the Emperor, when reporting to the Roman Senate, did not see fit to begin with the cu ...
Adolf Hitler... more involved in European affairs and could have helped prevent the rise of, which began in the following year. Morison and a number of other histori ...
Napoleon III... 314. In all, thirty-four sovereigns, from Louis VI, the Fat, (1081–1137) to(1808–1873), spent time at Fontainebleau
Bill Clinton... anted in conjunction with the university's celebration in 1993 by President. Another university landmark is the Confederate monument, known to studen ...
Alexander the Great... not mentioned in the book written by Arrian of Nicomedia about campaigns ofbut he only mentions the Oman side of Maka which he calls "Maketa". The re ...
Lester B. Pearson... ary of State for External Affairs and representative at the United Nations,, at the party's leadership convention in 1958
Thomas JeffersonThe presidents selected by the party were(1801–1809), James Madison (1809–1817), and James Monroe (1817–1825). Afte ...
José Bustamante y Rivero... that his parents had separated. During the government of Peruvian President, Vargas Llosa's maternal grandfather obtained a diplomatic post in the Pe ...
President of Ireland... lsion from Fianna Fáil. Lynch also declined to accept nominations to become, a position he had little interest in. In 1992 he suffered a severe healt ...
Raymond Poincaré... he distributed as gifts to President Alexandre Millerand and Prime Ministerof France, to King George V of the United Kingdom, and to the Zoological G ...
Romulus Augustulus... overthrow of the rebellious magister militum Orestes and his pretender sonin 476. In the East Theodosius II also barred the eunuchs from holding it, ...
Al Gore... rt of the working group of the IPCC which shared the Nobel Peace Prize withfor their dissemination of the effects of climate change
Gallienus... is successes as a cavalry commander ultimately made him a member of emperor' entourage. In 268, Aurelian and his cavalry participated in general Clau ...
George W. Bush... mber 11 attacks, Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Governor George Pataki, and Presidentvowed to rebuild the World Trade Center site. On the day of the attacks, G ...
Samuel Eliot Morison... worst vice presidents in American history in a 2008 Time Magazine article.wrote that had Marshall carried out his constitutional duties, assumed the ...
Owen I of Strathclyde... aíb married the daughter of Causantín mac Áeda. He also allied himself with. In 937, Amlaíb led his allies into battle against Athelstan, king of Eng ...
US President... the air America/I modelled shirts by Van Heusen", a clear reference to thenRonald Reagan, who had advertised for Phillips Van Heusen in 1953 (briefly ...
Isabella of France... , including Kenilworth, were confiscated by the crown. Edward and his wife,, spent Christmas 1323 at Kenilworth, amidst major celebrations
George W. Bush... istered voters participating. In the 2004 presidential election, Republicanreceived 49.9% of the vote in South Hackensack (499 cast), ahead of Democr ...
Henry VI... st force. The Tower was damaged by artillery fire but only surrendered whenwas captured at the Battle of Northampton. With the help of Richard Nevill ...
Sam HoustonTorrey Trading Houses opened as a part of thepeace policy to develop friendly relationships with native tribes. They bo ...
Archduke Franz Ferdinand... lso used, especially in the Middle East and Balkans (the initial attempt on's life was with a grenade). With heavy weapons, the rocket-propelled gren ...
Sisyphus... he absurd. In the titular book, Camus uses the analogy of the Greek myth ofto demonstrate the futility of existence. In the myth, Sisyphus is condemn ...
Edward V... ent is one of the most infamous events associated with the Tower of London.'s uncle Richard Duke of Gloucester was declared Lord Protector while the ...
Truman... tten investigations and demand actions that were already being taken by theAdministration, although it can be said that the committee's investigation ...
Holy Roman Emperor... and in 1510 the Venetians obtained sixteen pounds per hundred. In 1507 theasked the Duke of Bavaria to stop cutting yew, but the trade was profitabl ...
Blanche of Lancaster... nd remodelled the great hall with a grander interior and roof. On his deathinherited the castle. Blanche married John of Gaunt, the third son of Edwa ...
Athelstan of England... m 934 to 941. Gofraid ua Ímair, his father, held both Dublin and York untilexpelled him from York in 927
James Monroe... the party were Thomas Jefferson (1801–1809), James Madison (1809–1817), and(1817–1825). After 1800, the party dominated Congress and most state gover ...
Justinian I... it, although this restriction had been overturned by the 6th century. Under(r. 527-565), the title proliferated and was consequently somewhat devalue ...
Petronius Maximus... lavius Anicius Probus (suggested by Settipani) or, according to some clues,
Sakthan Thampuran... r the Srirangapattanam war. In the meantime, Rama Varma X, the successor ofsigned a treaty with East Indian Company, and made Cochin a subsidiary of ...
King George V... viour of both groups immediately became controversial (one major critic was) for their brutality and violence, not just towards IRA suspects and pris ...
James Monroeconstructed and resided at Oak Hill near Aldie after his presidency. Ameri ...
George Washington... d tyrants. It is its natural manure." In contrast to Jefferson's sentiments, who had been calling for constitutional reform for many years, wrote in ...
Woodrow Wilson... Many Austrians and Germans regarded this as hypocrisy since U.S. presidenthad proclaimed in his famous "Fourteen Points" the "right of self-determin ...
King Gylfi... nning, where it is described partially in euhemerized form. In the chapter,sets out to Asgard in the guise of an old man going by the name of Gangler ...
Jean Hersholt... roval and resistance of the committee, Davis resigned, and was succeeded by, who implemented the changes she had suggested. Davis starred in three mo ...
Alexandre Millerand... even included a pride of lions, which he distributed as gifts to Presidentand Prime Minister Raymond Poincaré of France, to King George V of the Uni ...
Theodore Laskaris... uccessor states, the most notable of these being the Empire of Nicaea under(a relative of Alexios III), the Empire of Trebizond, and the Despotate of ...
Anna d'Este... dern Europe including that of the United Kingdom. Through her granddaughter, Duchess of Guise and later Duchess of Nemours, Lucrezia is the ancestres ...
Thomas Jefferson, who was serving as ambassador to France at the time, refused to be alarm ...
Charles V... as apothecary to Maximillian, and later a valet de chambre to his successor. Anders encouraged his son to continue in the family tradition, and enrol ...
Walter ScottIn contrast Lord Byron andachieved enormous fame and influence throughout Europe with works exploiti ...
James MadisonThe presidents selected by the party were Thomas Jefferson (1801–1809),(1809–1817), and James Monroe (1817–1825). After 1800, the party dominated ...
Rafael Correa... ti-partisan National Assembly on August 4, 2010 but vetoed by the president, who wanted to keep the law strictly as it was originally redacted by his ...
Rod Blagojevich... he Capitol Steps, poking fun at Illinois politics, especially then-Governor. The Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps performs the "Bottle Dance ...
George Washington... anklin, was editor of the Aurora, a Republican newspaper. Bache had accusedof incompetence and financial irregularities, and "the blind, bald, crippl ...
Gregory Peck... cting the 1944 film, which was produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and starred, among other luminaries
Theodosius II... ilitum Orestes and his pretender son Romulus Augustulus in 476. In the Eastalso barred the eunuchs from holding it, although this restriction had bee ...
Edward IV... Kingmaker") Henry recaptured the throne for a short time in 1470. However,soon regained control and Henry VI was imprisoned in the Tower of London, ...
Emperor Wen... the tribute and a negotiation between Laoshang Chanyu (r. 174–160 BCE) and(r. 180–157 BCE) to reopen border markets, many of the Chanyu's Xiongnu su ...
Prince Philip... Windsor by subsequent royal decree. After the marriage of Elizabeth II and, it was decreed that their non-royal descendants were to bear the (maiden ...
King of Bahrain... ework of a constitutional monarchy where the government is appointed by the, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. The head of the government since 1971 is ...
Charles XIII... Pomerania, two of her first cousins became Kings of Sweden: Gustav III and. In accordance with the custom then prevailing in the ruling dynasties of ...
Alexander II... Russian Empire was reconfirmed by all Russian Tsars from Peter the Great to
Ranavalona III... Paul Razafinkarefo. He was the son of Henri Razafinkarefo, nephew of Queenof Imerina, and Jennie (Waller) Razafinkarefo, the daughter of John L. Wal ...
Baldwin of Flanders... married to Maria Komnene, empress in the 1170s and 80s. Instead they placedon the throne. Boniface went on to found the Kingdom of Thessalonica, a va ...
Elizabeth I of England... r only color film made during the height of her career. To play the elderly, Davis shaved her hairline and eyebrows. During filming she was visited o ...
Branch Rickey... nership of the Dodgers in 1950, when he bought the shares of his co-owners,and the John L. Smith. Before long he was working to buy new land in Brook ...
QuintillusWhen Claudius died, his brotherseized power with support of the Senate. With an act typical of the Crisis ...
Mary McAleese... onoured with a state funeral which was attended by the President of Ireland, Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, former Taoisigh John Bruton, Albert Reynolds and ...
Heraclius... ncreasingly influenced by Greek culture after the 7th century, when Emperor(AD 575 - 641) decided to make Greek the empire's official language. Certa ...
Boudica... ll) in Staffordshire, Manduessedum (modern day Mancetter - possible site of's last battle), Tripontium (modern day Newton and Biggin), Venonis (moder ...
Karl-Heinz KurrasThe police officer who shot Ohnesorg,, was revealed in 2009 to be an undercover Stasi (East German State Securi ...
Juhi Chawla... artially successful. In 1997, he co-starred alongside Ajay Devgn, Kajol andin Ishq, which performed well at the box office. The following year, Khan ...
Maximilian Joseph... s annexed by the Hohenzollerns of Prussia. In 1796 the Duke of Zweibrücken,, the future Bavarian king Max I. Joseph, was exiled to Ansbach after Zwei ...
Louis the German... to Lotharingia, and Alemannia (the eastern part) to the eastern kingdom ofwhich would become part of the Holy Roman Empire
Hyder AliHowever, during 1750-60from Mysore attacked Thrissur and was forced to become tributary of Mysore ...
Hákon Hákonarson... s Hiberno-Norman forces in 1171; and 1263 in Scotland by the defeat of Kingat the Battle of Largs by troops loyal to Alexander III. Godwinson was sub ...
Afonso V... na"), built in the 15th century, which contains the tomb of the daughter of, St. Joana, who died in 1490. The presence of this royal personage, beati ...
Richard Duke of Gloucester... most infamous events associated with the Tower of London. Edward V's unclewas declared Lord Protector while the prince was too young to rule. The 12 ...
Omar al-Bashir... ritarian state where all effective political power is obtained by Presidentand the ruling National Congress Party (NCO)
Louis XIII of France... eneralitat, Pau Claris, declared a Catalan Republic under the protection of. This allowed French troops to draw that much closer to the heartland of ...
Peter of Holstein-GottorpThe choice of Sophia as wife of her second cousin, the prospective tsar, resulted from some amount of diplomatic management in which Count Lestoc ...
Rædwald of East Anglia... the church beyond Kent encountered difficulties due to the attitude of King, who had become the leading king in the south after Æthelberht's death. R ...
President of Ireland... e age of 82. He was honoured with a state funeral which was attended by theMary McAleese, Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, former Taoisigh John Bruton, Albert ...
Agis II... began his kingship after the end of the Peloponnesian war after his brotherdied and was left without an heir. (Agis’ son Leotychidas was rumored to b ...
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Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya... a leading figure in the 2005 Mauritanian coup d'état that deposed President. In August 2008 General Ould Abdel Aziz led the 2008 Mauritanian coup d'é ...
Charles VII... burg on 23 September, Bavarian troops, for the first time since the days of, fought side by side with the French, and by the Treaty of Pressburg, sig ...
Gustav III... n") in Stettin, Pomerania, two of her first cousins became Kings of Sweden:and Charles XIII. In accordance with the custom then prevailing in the rul ...
Constantius III... to the powerful magistri militum who dominated the state, such as Stilicho,, Aëtius, Boniface, and Ricimer. Zeno granted it to Odoacer to legitimize ...
Procopius Anthemius... s were shattered, as the Eastern Emperor Leo I the Thracian chose the noble. His association with Gaiseric did not harm Olybrius' career: in 464 the ...
Queen Mary... ngdom's dynasty as the future "House of Mountbatten", whereupon the Dowagerreportedly refused to have anything to do with "that Battenberg nonsense." ...
Barack Obama... ection, Republican John McCain received 62% of the vote, defeating Democrat, who received around 37%. In the 2009 Gubernatorial Election, Republican ...
Bill Clinton... re allowed to consolidate. The legislation was signed into law by President
Conan the Barbarian... magazine. Buscema drew her again in this costume in issues 43, 44 and 48 of(1974) and Dick Giordano in the first issue of Marvel Feature (1975) befor ...
Louis XIV... to 150 million today. And if one starts the comparison at the time of King(the Sun King), then France would in fact have the same population as the ...
Hugh Hefner... e "Best Small Towns in America" on numerous lists during the last 50 years.built his first Playboy resort, which was much larger than any Playboy Clu ...
Justinian... Procopius writes that he was "a very particular friend and guest-friend of, who had not yet come to the throne", noting that Hilderic and Justinian ...
Walter O'MalleyReal estate businessmanhad acquired majority ownership of the Dodgers in 1950, when he bought the ...
King Vanlandi... the 10th century skald Þjóðólfr of Hvinir describing that, upon his death,went to Valhalla
Alexander the Great... Félibien, 1674). Accordingly, one finds scenes of the exploits of Augustus,, and Cyrus alluding to the deeds of Louis XIV (Lighthart, 1997; Sabatier, ...
Joseph Lyons... of the 1930s, through Australia's recovery from the Great Depression underand into the early stages of the World War II under Robert Menzies
The Wind in the WillowsIn 1908 Kenneth Grahame wrotefrom his retired position as secretary of the Bank of England. He moved to ...
Odoacer... tilicho, Constantius III, Aëtius, Boniface, and Ricimer. Zeno granted it toto legitimize the later's rule in Italy after his overthrow of the rebelli ...
Augustus... imen of shameless adulation. The few allusions to Caesar's murderers and tohardly pass beyond the conventional style of the writer's day. The only pa ...
Robert the Bruce... ted chevauchée raids over the enemy territory to damage its infrastructure.counselled using these operational methods to hold off the English King Ed ...
Richard... d Edward was confined to the Tower of London along with his younger brother. The Duke of Gloucester was proclaimed King Richard III in July. The prin ...
Calydonian Oeneus... mably the eponym of Hyria. He is also called Oeneus, although he is not the. Other ancient scholia say, as Hesiod does, that Orion was the son of Pos ...
James Madison... s, its population was 13,664. Its seat is Madisonville, and it is named for, the fourth president of the United States
President Jimmy Carter... process. There was a hopeful precedent in the 1978 Camp David Accords wherewas able to broker a peace agreement between Egypt, represented by Preside ...
Philip V of Spain... between 1700 and 1720. After it was assigned to Emperor Charles VI in 1714,briefly recovered the island in 1717, but in 1720 the European powers assi ...
Mao Zedong... n principles of guerilla warfare that Massoud had learned from the works ofand Che Guevara. His forces were considered the most effective of all the ...
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor... raphic recuperation and some measure of economic recuperation. The reign ofas Charles I of Spain was a harmonious period, during which Catalonia gene ...
John Quincy Adams... ke down. The party split between Andrew Jackson and the incumbent President. What began as Jackson's ideas of democracy ("Jacksonian democracy") lead ...
King Edward's... he Bruce counselled using these operational methods to hold off the Englishforces when the English invaded Scotland, according to an anonymous 14th-c ...
Barack Obama... publican John McCain. McCain won 69% of the vote and 55,187 votes. Democratwon 30% of the vote and 23,726 votes. Other candidates won 648 votes and 1 ...
Germanicus... also an intimate friend of the most literary prince of the imperial family,
Alexios V... rangled to death in January 1204. Alexios Doukas took the throne himself as; Isaac also died in January 1204, probably of natural causes
CroesusIn 547 BC, the Lydian kingbesieged and captured the Persian city of Pteria in Cappadocia and enslave ...
Lyndon B. Johnson... es in the 1954 election. He had to work with the Democratic Majority Leaderin the Senate and Speaker Sam Rayburn in the House, both of Texas. Joe Mar ...
JulianIn the year AD 363, the Emperor's invasion of Persia was turned back by a scorched earth policy
Alexander III... e defeat of King Hákon Hákonarson at the Battle of Largs by troops loyal to. Godwinson was subsequently defeated within a month by another Viking des ...
Emperor Charles V... ter publication, Vesalius was invited as Imperial physician to the court of. He informed the Venetian Senate that he was leaving his post in Padua, w ...
Joseph LyonsFounding leaderbegan his political career as an Australian Labor Party politician and ser ...
James I of England... able shipbuilding location by John Wood, a shipbuilder, who petitioned Kingfor a land grant. The surrounding area was soon settled as a plantation co ...
Andrew Jackson... ess, but in the late 1820s, that system broke down. The party split betweenand the incumbent President John Quincy Adams. What began as Jackson's ide ...
Adolf Hitler... of protest: one to Joachim von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, one toand one to Benito Mussolini, the latter delivered by a delegation to Seraf ...
Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa... nal monarchy where the government is appointed by the King of Bahrain, King. The head of the government since 1971 is Prime Minister Prince Khalifa b ...
President of Sri Lanka... framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby theis both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system. ...
Henry VIII... ders have been the Royal Bodyguard since at least 1509. During the reign of, the Tower was assessed as needing considerable work on its defences. In ...
Lady Jane Grey... ilworth. Before his execution in 1553 by Queen Mary for attempting to placeon the throne, Dudley had built the new stable block and widened the tilty ...
Peter I of RussiaDuring the war,had occupied all Swedish possessions on the eastern Baltic coast: Swedish ...
Arthur Goldberg... nd British were supporting Israel in the conflict, United States Ambassadorannounced that the U.S. forces were hundreds of miles from the conflict. A ...
James Bond... e his complete office was on the top level of a double-decker bus. (Severalfilms of the 1970s would make use of a similar gimmick for Bond's briefing ...
Ulysses S. Grant... ebruary 1862, while preparing for an advance against Fort Henry, Brig. Gen.sent two wooden gunboats (timberclads) down the Tennessee River for one la ...
Philip the Good... inal manuscript. This copy remained in the royal library and then passed to, Duke of Burgundy, before reaching Brussels, where it was lost. It was re ...
Herbert Hoover... ng the report Lawlessness in Law Enforcement in 1931, under the auspices of's Wickersham Commission. In 1934, the ACLU lobbied for the passage of the ...
John Quincy Adams... y") lead to the founding of the Democratic Party. The other faction, led byand Henry Clay, formed a new party known as the National Republicans; it e ...
Steve Israel... rict, which includes Huntington, Brentwood and Bay Shore, is represented by. A Democrat, Israel won the seat vacated by Rick Lazio in 2000 when he ma ...
Frederick William III of PrussiaKingappointed an Immediate Commission for the investigation of political dissi ...
James BondConnery's breakthrough came in the role of secret agent. He was reluctant to commit to a film series, but understood that if the ...
P. V. Narasimha Rao... continuing the policies initiated by the previous Congress Government underand Manmohan Singh, pushed through major privatizations of big government ...
Margaret BeckettOther notable alumni include, a politician who in 2006 became Foreign Secretary
Barack Obama... Republican John McCain received 2797 votes here (about 70%), while Democratreceived 1137 (about 28%)
Henry Tudor... until he was defeated at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485 by the Lancastrian, who ascended to the throne as Henry VII
Tiberius... thor of a collection of historical anecdotes. He worked during the reign of(14 AD to 37 AD)
Zachary Taylor... egimental adjutant and the rank of first lieutenant, serving in the army of, although he personally did not participate in combat. After hostilities, ...
Truman... ionist Senator Robert Taft. Eisenhower's campaign was a crusade against theadministration's policies regarding "Korea, Communism and Corruption.
Princess of Wales... te the Book", aided by a music video featuring lookalikes of the Prince andundergoing domestic strife in a suburban home. The song became Costello's ...
Pharaoh... chadnezzar, ceasing to pay tribute to him and entered into an alliance withHophra of Egypt. In 589 BCE, Nebuchadnezzar II returned to Judah and again ...
Sigurd the Crusader... National Theatre, Bjørnson received an ovation, and his saga-drama of Kingwas performed at the opening of Nationaltheatret in Oslo
Wang Anshi... action at court, resolutely opposed to the reformist policies of Chancellor. Sima presented increasingly critical memorials to the throne until 1070, ...
Charles IVOn 29 October 1807, Manuel Godoy, chancellor to the Spanish king,and Napoleon signed the Treaty of Fontainebleau, which authorized the pass ...
Anastasio Somoza Debayle... lebrated the left-wing rebels who had recently overthrown Nicaraguan despot, and the album was filled with songs driven by other political issues ext ...
Augustus... he king” (Félibien, 1674). Accordingly, one finds scenes of the exploits of, Alexander the Great, and Cyrus alluding to the deeds of Louis XIV (Light ...
Ted Theodore... dvocated orthodox fiscal management. When Labor reinstated the more radicalas Treasurer in 1931, Lyons and Fenton resigned from Cabinet
Sakthan Thampuran... and started the most spectacular cultural festival called Thrissur Pooram.laid the modern foundation stone of Thrissur and made the city in to a maj ...
Franklin D. RooseveltTheadministration proposed the New Deal to combat the depression. ACLU leader ...
John William DraperThe story begins in late April 1839, ashad just photographed the Moon and Charles Dickens was serializing Oliver ...
Walter ScottThe castle's cultural prominence increased after Sirwrote Kenilworth in 1821 describing the royal visit of Queen Elizabeth. Ve ...
President... omy and power which they lost to the federal government as a consequence ofFranklin Roosevelt's New Deal
Andrew Jackson... anddaughter of Francis Preston Blair, a journalist and adviser to President, and Levi Woodbury, an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. However, t ...
7th Earl of Shaftesbury... red William Ashley, later 1st Baron Mount Temple, himself a grandson of the. She was the favourite granddaughter of the Edwardian magnate Sir Ernest ...
Mary Stuart... opular comedy of De Nygifte (The Newly Married) and his romantic tragedy ofin Scotland. In 1870 he published Poems and Songs and the epic cycle Arnlj ...
Constantine the GreatThe First Council of Nicea was convened byupon the recommendations of a synod led by Hosius of Córdoba in the Easter ...
President of Azerbaijan... f Azerbaijan take place in a framework of a presidential republic, with theas the head of state, and the Prime Minister of Azerbaijan as head of gove ...
Surendranath Banerjee... ial levels. Dadabhai Naoroji formed the East India Association in 1867, andfounded the Indian National Association in 1876
Beatrix of the Netherlands... ng over 90 stores and including parking for 2,300 cars, was opened by Queenin 1982. 34 miles (55 km) of urban roads were planned and a network of hig ...
Nixon Administration... 1), he voted to allow newspapers to publish the Pentagon Papers despite the's contention that publication would have security implications. In his co ...
Holy Roman Emperor... ish contingent under the command of Richard Lionheart instead). The elderlyFrederick Barbarossa responded to the call to arms, and led a massive army ...
Alyattes II... ginning of the reign of King Alyattes (sometimes incorrectly referred to as), who ruled Lydia c. 610-550 BC. The first coins were made of electrum, a ...
Louis XIV... United States. While France had been very powerful in Europe at the time ofor Napoleon, the demographic decline the country experienced after 1800 re ...
Abraham Lincoln... her a granddaughter of Montgomery Blair, Postmaster General under President, and a great-granddaughter of Francis Preston Blair, a journalist and adv ...
Wang Mang... oldest reference to a collapsible umbrella dates to the year 21 A.D., when(r. 9–23) had one designed for a ceremonial four-wheeled carriage. The 2nd ...
Desta Damtew... Shum of Sidamo Province by Birru Wolde Gabriel who himself was replaced by
Barack Obama... ection, Republican John McCain received 61% of the vote, defeating Democrat, who received around 37%. In the 2009 Gubernatorial Election, Republican ...
Erskine Bowles... Richard Burr, who, like Elizabeth Dole two years earlier, defeated Democratto win the other North Carolina Senate seat. In September 2005, Random Hou ...
Tarquinius Superbus... Roman colony at an early date—according to some authorities in the time of,—but more probably about 390 BC. The existence of a previous population, ...
Manuel A. OdríaIn 1953, during the government of, Vargas Llosa enrolled in Lima's National University of San Marcos, the o ...
Ferdinand VII of Spain... and Spain, assemblies called juntas were established to rule in the name of
King Mohamed VIPolicies associated with foreign relations are determined by the king,, and his advisors, despite the fact that Morocco has a constitutional mon ...
Charles V of France... ose to the original. It is found in the inventory of 1373 of the library of. Furthermore, according to the illuminations, it can be dated to the year ...
Omar al-Bashir... c of Sudan was restructured following a military coup on 30 June 1989, when, then a colonel in the Sudanese Army, led a group of officers and ousted ...
Charlemagne... terms Solmonath (mud month) and Kale-monath (named for cabbage) as well as's designation Hornung. In Finnish, the month is called helmikuu, meaning ...
Joan Enric Vives Sicília... twelfth century. There is still a bishop of Urgell, who since 2003 has been. This role carries with it the position of joint head of state of Andorra
John Adams... of foreign debt payments. Even comparatively conservative commentators likeobserved that these levies were "heavier than the People could bear.
Pope Paul VI... s canonized by Pope Gregory XV, and in 1970 named a Doctor of the Church by. Her books, which include her autobiography, The Life of Teresa of Jesus, ...
Leucippus... nt lover of the Divine Huntress; other heroes of the same type are Actaeon,(son of Oenomaus), Cephalus, Teiresias, and Zeus as the lover of Callisto. ...
Edward of Portugal... the age of 37, he married the 18-year-old Infanta Eleanor, daughter of King, whose dowry helped him to alleviate his debts and cement his power
King Philip II's... y, the Knights Hospitaller based in Malta, and others, under the command ofillegitimate half brother, John of Austria) that defeated the Ottoman flee ...
Sakthan Thampuran... when he was collector of Thrissur district. He is also known as the secondof Thrissur by shifting the Municipal Stand near the M.O. Road to Shaktan ...
Edward III... Tower and release the prisoners held there. For three years he ruled whilewas too young to do so himself; in 1330, Edward and his supporters capture ...
Woodrow Wilson... yphal account, because he threw "a beer bottle into the window of Professor," future president of the United States). He spent several years at sea, ...
Chandragupta Maurya... in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent. The founder of the empire,, confronted a Macedonian invasion force led by Seleucus I in 305 BC and f ...
Holy Roman EmperorIn 1440 he was elected German king as Frederick IV and in 1452 crownedas Frederick III by Pope Nicholas V. In 1452, at the age of 37, he married ...
Princess Alexandra of Kent... Prince's godparents were: The Duke of Gloucester (his maternal granduncle);(his 1st cousin once removed); the Earl of Euston; the Lord Elphinstone ( ...
Robert E. Lee... s Stewart, perhaps America's first free black 18th-century rural physician.'s final supply line—the South Side Railroad—in the spring 1865. Here the ...
Louis X of France... 1309 to her son, Louis, king of Navarre and count of Champagne, the future
President of Russia... emlin, the former royal citadel and currently the official residence of the, from a historic merchant quarter known as Kitai-gorod. As major streets ...
Gerald Ford... after Lyndon Johnson has also appointed staff to this position. Initially,and Jimmy Carter tried to operate without a Chief of Staff but both eventu ...
Mac Mahon... iment of Zouaves, were part of the Second Brigade of the Second Division of's Corps. The Foreign Legion acquitted itself particularly well against th ...
Alpha Oumar Konaré... t, National Assembly, and municipal councils were elected. On June 8, 1992,, the candidate of ADEMA, was inaugurated as the president of Mali's Third ...
Henry III... ant political services to his relative Conrad II, and afterwards to Emperor. He became widely known as an earnest and reforming ecclesiastic by the z ...
Pehr Evind Svinhufvud... ent leaders. He became an Agrarian minister in the Senates of Oskari Tokoi,and Juho Kusti Paasikivi
James Madison... esolutions. Though the resolutions followed the "interposition" approach of, Jefferson advocated nullification and at one point drafted a threat for ...
Jimmy Carter... ore Shoals to the Kings Mountain National Military Park. In 1980, President— recognizing the historical significance of the frontier patriots marchin ...
Conrad II... mily was of noble rank, and his father, Count Hugh, was a cousin of Emperor(1024–1039). He was educated at Toul, where he successively became canon a ...
Emperor Yingzong of SongIn 1064, Sima presented toa book of five volumes , the Liniantu (歷年圖 "Chart of Successive Years"). I ...
Philip II of France... pture Jerusalem in 1187. Spurred by religious zeal, Henry II of England andended their conflict with each other to lead a new crusade (although Henry ...
Ming... emi-legendary account of an embassy sent to the West by the Chinese Emperor(58–75 CE). Extensive contacts however started in the 2nd century CE, prob ...
Teucer... ean Sea and by the 15th century BC had reached Rhodes, Crete, Cyprus, whereis said to have founded the first colony, and the shores of Asia Minor. Ar ...
Barack Obama... y won by a much smaller margin of one percent, in 2008 Democratic candidatewon by a slightly larger 4.4 percent margin, 52%-47%
Henry the Fowler... ford; she was a descendant of the Saxon leader Widukind. In Herford she met, who later became king of Germany
Albert, Prince Consort... ncess Alice of the United Kingdom, who was a daughter of Queen Victoria and. His paternal grandparents were Prince Alexander of Hesse and Princess Ju ...
Alexander IIn 1812 Czarwas able to render Napoleon Bonaparte's invasion of Russia useless by util ...
Leonard Smithers... ssed, his reputation destroyed in England. In 1898, when no-one else would,agreed with Wilde to publish the two final plays. Wilde proved to be a dil ...
Mao Zedong... ones are included, they are noted via tone marks. In pinyin, 毛泽东 is written
James II of Scotland... mer Throw and Caber Toss in 1440. His temper while playing golf resulted inoutlawing the sport
Franklin D. Roosevelt... egislation which was finally enacted during the administration of Presidentthat created the Tennessee Valley Authority. Norris was later an important ...
Charles IIn 1649, the English Civil War raged and Kingwas beheaded in Whitehall, London. The execution resulted in the outbreak ...
Clinton Thomas DentIn 1885,, president of the Alpine Club, suggested that climbing Mount Everest was ...
President of FinlandKyösti Kallio (, April 10, 1873 – December 19, 1940) was the fourth(1937–1940). He was a prominent leader of the Agrarian League, and served ...
James K. Polk... Place is named after North Carolina native and university alumnus President, and McCorkle Place is named in honor of Samuel Eusebius McCorkle, the or ...
James Buchanan... idge. The county was originally named Buchanan County, after U.S. President, but was renamed in 1861 for Alexander H. Stephens, the vice president of ...
Ferdinand I of Aragon... 3, after the revolt of the last count, James II of Urgell, against the king
James Madison... eir fate at the hands of the Indians, including John Madison, the cousin ofthe future president, who was killed on a surveying trip in the area in 17 ...
Ferdinand I of Aragon... Ferdinand of Antequera, who after the Compromise of Caspe (1412), was named
Robert StigwoodProducersaid in a recent interview on "The Inside Story: Saturday Night Fever", ab ...
IsabellaTo support's claim to the Spanish throne against her uncle, the French government de ...
President of FinlandLauri Kristian Relander (May 31, 1883 – February 9, 1942) was the second(1925–1931). A prominent member of the Agrarian League, he served as a mem ...
George W. Bush... between its north and south. While the north (Oak Harbor) is conservative -received almost 65 percent of the 2004 vote and carried all precincts - al ...
Princess Beatrice... itish or Commonwealth realms monarch since Queen Victoria's youngest child,, was born in 1857 (incidentally Andrew also named his eldest daughter Bea ...
Boniface of Montferrat, meanwhile, had left the fleet before it sailed from Venice, to visit his ...
Isaac Stevens... ly formed Washington Territorial Government and signed into law by Governor
Dadabhai Naoroji... ir own country, albeit as part of the Empire. This trend was personified by, who went as far as contesting, successfully, an election to the British ...
Constantine I... ed in Nicaea in Bithynia (present-day İznik in Turkey) by the Roman Emperorin AD 325. This first ecumenical council was the first effort to attain co ...
Ian Fleming... persuading Cubby that Sean Connery was the right man. James Bond's creator,, originally doubted Connery's casting, saying, "He's not what I envisione ...
Holy Roman Emperor... 4, the successor of Albert II as German King as Frederick IV from 1440, andas Frederick III from 1452. In 1493, he was succeeded by his son Maximilia ...
Queen Elizabeth II... s is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, and a Commonwealth realm withas head of state (represented by a Governor-General)
Barack Obama... oted for Republican John McCain in the 2008 presidential election, Democratwon 33,435 votes (71 percent) of the ballots in Webb County. McCain was a ...
Emperor Shenzong of Song... n 1067, Sima was invited to the palace to introduce his work in progress to. The new emperor not only confirmed the interest his father had shown, bu ...
Philip IV of FranceJeanne of Navarre, wife of(and granddaughter of Count Theobald IV), asked Joinville to write Louis' ...
Alexios Angelos... id excommunication, or he may have wanted to meet with the Byzantine prince, Philip's brother-in-law and the son of the recently deposed Byzantine em ...
John F. Kennedy... ing commander-in-chief, and suggested two days later, on the anniversary of's assassination, that Clinton "better not show up around here [Fort Bragg ...
George Washington... Robert Rutherford, a Revolutionary War financier and an intimate friend of. In 1799, Rutherford sold his Forks of Buffalo holdings to James Brown of ...
The emperor... the lost revenue was recouped through heavily taxing private entrepreneurs.was at the pinnacle of Han society. He presided over the Han government bu ...
Henry II of England... stian states and to recapture Jerusalem in 1187. Spurred by religious zeal,and Philip II of France ended their conflict with each other to lead a new ...
Owain GlyndŵrOne famous Welsh longbow victory was on 22 June 1402 whenfought a battle against the English at Bryn Glas. He strategically placed ...
Ray Lyman Wilbur... years earlier Ely had been executive assistant to Secretary of the Interiorduring the Hoover administration, and by 1950 headed a prominent law firm ...
President of the United States... of the United States twice, in Advise & Consent and The Man, as well as thein the made-for-TV Earth II
Beatrice... trice, was born in 1857 (incidentally Andrew also named his eldest daughter). As the child of the sovereign, Prince Andrew was styled from birth as H ...
Pharaoh... circumcision" (Type III) stems from its practice in Ancient Egypt under thes, and "fibula" (in "infibulation") refers to the Roman practice of pierci ...
James Madison... ing trip in the area in 1783. Although not necessarily as a result of this,did procure, as an investment, some land on Brush Run and Pyles Fork just ...
King Charles I... in earnest during the 1630s by the various investors who had contracts withto do so. The leader of one of these syndicates was the Earl of Bedford, w ...
Charles the Bold... nfederation's power and wealth increased significantly, with victories overof Burgundy during the 1470s and the success of Swiss mercenaries
Marshal MannerheimOn the eve of the Winter War, whenonce again threatened to resign from his post as chairman of Finland's Def ...
Prince Albert... te. Melbourne's role faded away as Victoria came to rely on her new husbandas well as on herself
Fidel Castro... companies to be sued in American courts if, in dealings with the regime of, they acquired assets formerly owned by Americans
AurangzebThe Mughal power in northern India had been declining since the reign of, who died in 1707; In 1751-52, Ahamdiya treaty was signed between the Mar ...
Sarah FergusonIn 1986, Prince Andrew married; the couple's marriage, subsequent separation and eventual divorce in 199 ...
President of Uzbekistan... zbekistan take place in a framework of a presidential republic, whereby theis both head of state and head of government. Executive power is exercised ...
Mahinda Rajapaksa... lving a long-running dispute on the length of President Kumaratunga's term.was nominated the SLFP candidate and former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremes ...
President Svinhufvud... nd Progressive) and social democratic coalition which wanted to ensure thatwould not be re-elected. Kallio took a role of a parliamentarian president ...
Robert May... s. The map was popularized in a seminal 1976 paper by the English biologist, in part as a discrete-time demographic model analogous to the logistic e ...
Maximilian... urgundy to give up his daughter Mary of Burgundy as wife to Frederick's son. With the inheritance of Burgundy, the House of Habsburg began to rise to ...
Richard CrossmanIn March 1946, British Labour Party MPgave the following description of activity at the hotel: "private detectiv ...
George W. Bush... e Jeremy Deller won the prize with his film Memory Bucket, documenting both's hometown Crawford, Texas – and the siege in nearby Waco. The prize mone ...
Roman EmperorAurelian (; 9 September 214 or 215 – September or October 275), wasfrom 270 to 275. During his reign, he defeated the Alamanni after a devast ...
Magnus the Good... ising the Baltic. As a reprisal, in 1043 it was attacked by the Danish king
Franklin D. Roosevelt... pular in New York during the 1930s. As a New Dealer, he supported President, a Democrat, and in turn Roosevelt heavily funded the city and cut off pa ...
The Duke of Edinburgh... Palace on 19 February 1960, the third child and second son of The Queen and, and third grandchild of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. Baptised in th ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt... e, has been associated with the Democratic Party since the 1932 campaign of. Since the 1950s, however, music has declined in importance in politics, ...
Eleanor of PortugalFrederick had 5 children from his marriage with
The Queen... of Buckingham Palace on 19 February 1960, the third child and second son ofand The Duke of Edinburgh, and third grandchild of Queen Elizabeth The Que ...
George H. W. Bush... District Attorney, and ran unopposed in 2005. Although Suffolk voters gavea victory here in 1992, the county voted for Bill Clinton in 1996 and cont ...
Ferdinand II of Aragon... ties of Roussillon and Cerdanya, which it had occupied during the conflict.("Ferdinand the Catholic") finally resolved the major grievances of the re ...
Duchess of Kent... s only just breaking free from the domineering influence of her mother, the, and her mother's advisor, John Conroy. Over the next four years Melbourn ...
Jimmy CarterOn September 9, 1979 Norman performed for US presidentand about 1,000 guests at the Old Fashioned Gospel Singin concert held on ...
CharlemagneThe town was founded in 789 byin order to guard a ford crossing the narrow Werre river. A century later, ...
U.S. President... inent. In recognition of its support for the War on Terrorism, in June 2004George W. Bush designated Morocco as a major non-NATO ally
Dadabhai Naoroji... y, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, Rabindranath Tagore, and, as well as women such as the Scots–Irish Sister Nivedita, spread the pas ...
President of Sri Lanka... Commonwealth of Nations, with the last Governor General becoming the first. Under the first republican Constitution, the unicameral legislature was ...
Bill Clinton... voters gave George H. W. Bush a victory here in 1992, the county voted forin 1996 and continued the trend by giving Al Gore an 11-percent victory in ...
Gustavus Adolphus... hirty Years' War. Forced to retreat from the advancing Swedish army of King, Conti ordered his troops to burn houses, destroy villages and generally ...
The Duke of Gloucester... en Archbishop of Canterbury, Geoffrey Fisher, the Prince's godparents were:(his maternal granduncle); Princess Alexandra of Kent (his 1st cousin once ...
Tetricus... Aurelian won this campaign largely through diplomacy; the "Gallic Emperor"was willing to abandon his throne and allow Gaul and Britain to return to ...
Ronald Reagan... ca/I modelled shirts by Van Heusen", a clear reference to then US President, who had advertised for Phillips Van Heusen in 1953 (briefly reviving the ...
George W. Bush... f that group's votes. In Webb County, Kerry received 23,654 (57 percent) to's 17,753 (42 percent). Nearly 57,000 registered voters in Webb County did ...
Amalric of Lusignan... accidental fall in 1197. Queen Isabella then married for a fourth time, to, who had succeeded his brother Guy, positioned as King of Cyprus. After t ...
King George IICreated by Royal Charter of, "Reading" Township was formed July 15, 1730 from portions of Amwell Town ...
Raúl Castro... dent of the option of ending the embargo by executive order until Fidel andleave power and a prescribed course of transition is followed. The bill al ...
Isabella I of CastileFerdinand's 1469 marriage tobrought about a dynastic union of the Crown of Aragon with Castile. In 151 ...
Edward I of England... e battlefields of France and Scotland. Their skill was exercised under King(r. 1272–1307), who banned all sports but archery at the butts on Sundays, ...
Constantine... nciple of "one god, one empire", that was later adopted to a full extent by. On some coins, he appears with the title deus et dominus natus ("God and ...
Emma PeelNew female partner Mrs.(Diana Rigg) debuted in this series, in October 1965. The name of the char ...
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George Washington... 1784, the name "Charlotte County" was changed to Washington County to honor, the American Revolutionary War general and later President of the United ...
Al Gore... the county voted for Bill Clinton in 1996 and continued the trend by givingan 11-percent victory in the county in 2000. 2004 Democratic candidate Joh ...
Charles I... l Assemblies, moreover, met only at times and places approved by the crown.inherited a settlement in Scotland based on a balanced compromise between ...
Robert Owen... subjectively better attributes. Examples of this form of socialism include's New Harmony community
Daniel Defoe... ous attention; this prejudice has held considereable influence to this day.pursued a more journalistic type of satire, being famous for his The True- ...
Alexander the Great... s were, in some scholars' opinions, united under the banner of Philip's and's pan-Hellenic ideals, though others might generally opt, rather, for an ...
Queen Elizabeth... ." The period featured various but often disjointed efforts by the court ofto develop a naval and merchant fleet capable of challenging the Spanish s ...
Eleanor... e Nicholas V. In 1452, at the age of 37, he married the 18-year-old Infanta, daughter of King Edward of Portugal, whose dowry helped him to alleviate ...
Henry II... own, he entered the household of Henri d'Angoulême, the illegitimate son of, governor of Provence. He served this prince as secretary in Provence, an ...
Adolf Hitler... manager Myram Borders, onetime CIA Director Richard Helms, who interviewedfor United Press during the 1936 Olympics, diplomat Edward M. Korry, C-SPA ...
Louis PhilippeThe French Foreign Legion was created by, the King of the French, on 10 March 1831. The direct reason was that for ...
PresidentThe village was named afterGrover Cleveland
Robert F. WagnerSenatorproposed the National Labor Relations Act in 1935, which empowered workers ...
Charles IIFuller's last promotion was that of Chaplain Extraordinary to. In the summer of 1661 he visited the West in connexion with the business ...
Ugyen Wangchuck's emergence as the national leader coincided with the realization that th ...
Peter III of Aragon... ulture expanded into the islands of the Western Mediterranean. The reign of("the Great") included the conquest of Sicily and the successful defense a ...
Alexander the Great... the decisive Battle of Gaugamela in 330 BC against the advancing armies of. The Achaemenids were decisively defeated by Alexander and retreated from ...
Ibrahim NasirIn 1957, however, the new prime minister,, called for a review of the agreement in the interest of shortening the l ...
King Emeric... enice throughout the 12th century, but had rebelled in 1181 and allied withof Hungary and . Subsequent Venetian attacks were repulsed, and by 1202 th ...
Bill Clinton... ed his former Senate colleague Bob Dole for president, while Gantt endorsed. Although Helms is generally credited with being the most successful Repu ...
Augustus... to being "a son of god", "a son of a god" or "son of Heaven". Roman Emperorreferred to his relation to the deified adoptive father, Julius Caesar as ...
Cyrus the Great... ka as "Mykians" who were also previously involved in several conquests withand after the conquest of Egypt with Cambyses, they went to Sindh in comma ...
Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor... oligarchies, in part through miscegenation with the local elites. In 1532,imposed a vice-king to Mexico, Antonio de Mendoza, in order to prevent Cor ...
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh... 27 August 1979), was a British statesman and naval officer, and an uncle of(the husband of Elizabeth II). He was the last Viceroy of India (1947) and ...
President Johnson... ski notes: “It was significant that, in contrast to his secretary of state,fully accepted the Israeli version of the tragic incident.” He notes that ...
King Charles IIIn 1670granted the islands to the Lords Proprietors of the Carolinas, who rented ...
Ludwig I... ll his death as a model constitutional monarch. On 13 October 1825, his sonsucceeded him
Jacques Chirac... l for a non-French armed forces, at the invitation of then French President
Elizabeth II... l officer, and an uncle of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (the husband of). He was the last Viceroy of India (1947) and the first Governor-General ...
Stan Kasten... ncluding former Los Angeles Lakers player Magic Johnson, baseball executiveand film mogul Peter Guber, was announced on March 27, 2012. The total sal ...
Richard Helms... akes, longtime Las Vegas bureau manager Myram Borders, onetime CIA Director, who interviewed Adolf Hitler for United Press during the 1936 Olympics, ...
Barack ObamaIn the 2008 presidential election, Democratreceived 50.2% of the vote here (507 ballots cast), ahead of Republican Jo ...
William Henry Harrison... provide entertainment at political functions. The presidential campaign ofwas the first to greatly benefit from music, after which it became standar ...
Richard IIWhenwas crowned in 1377, he led a procession from the Tower to Westminster Abb ...
AgamemnonIn 1981, Connery appeared in the film Time Bandits as. The casting choice derives from a joke Michael Palin included in the scr ...
Emperor Gaozu... eror" (huangdi) at the urging of his followers and is known posthumously as(r. 202–195 BCE). Chang'an was chosen as the new capital of the reunified ...
Gregory Peck... red psychoanalysis and featured a dream sequence designed by Salvador Dalí.plays amnesiac Dr. Anthony Edwardes under the treatment of analyst Dr. Pet ...
Kaiser... became one of the most prominent critics of German expansionism and of the's war policies. He publicly attacked the Belgian annexation policy and un ...
Tiberius... tory of Pliny, by Pliny the Elder (Book XIX, Chapter 23), the Roman Emperorhad the cucumber on his table daily during summer and winter. The Romans r ...
Domitian... of the Third Century, earning him the title Restorer of the World. Althoughwas the first Emperor who had demanded to be officially hailed as dominus ...
President... pollution), a meticulously planned terrorist attack was staged against theand the Congress, which was afterwards referred to as "the President's Day ...
James II of Majorca... d Roussillon and the city of Montpellier were left as a kingdom for his sonas the Kingdom of Majorca. This division began a period of struggle that e ...
Warren G. Harding... evelt as vice president, but they were defeated by the Republican ticket ofand Calvin Coolidge. On their election, Marshall sent a note to Coolidge i ...
Kanishka I... i.e. master and god. Outside the Roman Empire, the 2nd century Kushan Kingused the title devaputra meaning "son of God"
Benjamin Netanyahu... him. Menachem Begin, Ariel Sharon, Yitzhak Rabin, Moshe Katzav, and later,- who was present at his funeral - also paid visits and sought advice, alo ...
Sparta... . The Peloponnesian War, the large scale Greek civil war between Athens andand their allies, is a case in point
German kingIn 1440 he was electedas Frederick IV and in 1452 crowned Holy Roman Emperor as Frederick III by ...
William, Duke of Nassau... rrounded by several outstanding buildings. The ducal palace was begun under. Its foundations were laid in 1837 and it was completed in November 1841 ...
Atahualpa... tage of a recent civil war between the factions of the two brothers Emperorand Huáscar, and the enmity of indigenous nations the Incas had subjugated ...
German King... was Duke of Austria as Frederick V from 1424, the successor of Albert II asas Frederick IV from 1440, and Holy Roman Emperor as Frederick III from 14 ...
Constantius... singly repressed, often on pain of death. In 342 CE, the Christian emperorsand Constans declared same-sex marriage to be illegal. Shortly after, in t ...
Ugyen Wangchuck... ntial Russian advances in Lhasa, wanted to open trade relations with Tibet., on the advice of his closest adviser Ugyen Dorji, saw the opportunity to ...
President's... of the Department of Defense. The Secretary of the Navy was a member of theCabinet until 1947, when the Navy, Army, and newly created Air Force were ...
Maximilian II... ng the force of public opinion against him, abdicated in favour of his son,
Alexander the Great... ty (c. 1000 B.C.) in China to Jimmu Tenno of Japan (perhaps c. 600 B.C.) to(c. 360 BC) have assumed titles that reflect a filial relationship with de ...
Kyösti Kallio... e sabotaged the prospects of his former Agrarian League colleague and rival, so that Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, Relander's former Prime Minister, was ele ...
Maximilian I... an Emperor as Frederick III from 1452. In 1493, he was succeeded by his sonafter ten years of joint rule
John F. Kennedy... endorsed his own Vice-President, Republican Richard Nixon against Democrat. He told friends, "I will do almost anything to avoid turning my chair an ...
Calvin Coolidge... t, but they were defeated by the Republican ticket of Warren G. Harding and. On their election, Marshall sent a note to Coolidge in which he offered ...
Henry Bolingbroke... as in the security of the Tower rather than Windsor as was more usual. Whenreturned from exile in 1399, Richard was imprisoned in the White Tower. He ...
Thomas Jefferson... Clark camped at that mouth of the Kalama River, under orders from President. Over the following days, they would reached the present sites of Kelso a ...
R. K. Shanmukham Chetty... city had been a breeding ground of famous politicians and bureaucrats like, P.C. Rao, C. Achutha Menon, K. Karunakaran, Joseph Mundassery, Vinod Rai ...
Emperor of the French... eaty of Fontainebleau stripped Napoleon of his powers (but not his title as) and sent him into exile on Elba
John Adams... s down in those communities in September and October. James Warren wrote toon October 22, "We are now in a state of Anarchy and Confusion bordering o ...
Pehr Evind Svinhufvud... ts of his former Agrarian League colleague and rival Kyösti Kallio, so that, Relander's former Prime Minister, was elected. In Relander's opinion, Ka ...
Cyrus the Great... soon fell a prey to the Achaemenian Dynasty during the reign of Achaemenid,(558–530 BC), or in the first year of Darius I. According to Pliny's evide ...
Barack Obama... th Star Borough. In the 2008 presidential election, the Ester precinct gave379 votes (50.9% of the total) compared with 320 votes (43.0%) for John Mc ...
Lee Teng-hui... er Chiang Ching-kuo. The reforms were promulgated under Chiang's successor,, which culminated in the first ever direct presidential election in 1996. ...
Jeanne of NavarreAt the request of, the queen, he began work on the Histoire de Saint Louis, which he comple ...
Huáscar... nt civil war between the factions of the two brothers Emperor Atahualpa and, and the enmity of indigenous nations the Incas had subjugated, such as t ...
Barbara Boxer... the more conservative Bruce Herschensohn, and the election to the Democrat. Bono and Herschensohn became close friends after the campaign. Bono was ...
Fidel Castro... had joined the FBI and in the 1960s had contracted to the CIA to eliminateusing Mafia bosses Sam Giancana and Santo Trafficante. In late 1971, the P ...
Risto Ryti... Continuation War. On August 27 he suffered a serious stroke. Prime Ministertook over his duties. Kallio's heart became weak while he knowingly took r ...
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen MotherThe Comet was a hit with passengers includingand Princess Margaret, who were guests on a special flight on 30 June 1953 ...
Chen Shui-bian... culminated in the first ever direct presidential election in 1996. In 2000,was elected the president, becoming the first non-KMT president on Taiwan. ...
Augustus... the divine one) was specially, but not exclusively, associated with Emperor(as adopted son of Julius Caesar). Later, it was also used to refer to Dom ...
Vladimir Putin... Mahendr Dosieah, who presented his Letters of Credence to Russian Presidenton 25 July 2006
Jeanne of Navarre, wife of Philip IV of France (and granddaughter of Count Theobald IV), as ...
Kyösti Kallio... by the fact that some of the party's key figures, such as Santeri Alkio and, declined to stand
Ugyen Wangchuck... the anti-British, pro-Tibetan ponlop of Paro—resulted in the ascendancy of, the Ponlop of Tongsa. From his power base in central Bhutan, Ugyen Wangc ...
William I of the Netherlands... next became part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands (1815–1830), andfounded a new university in 1816 in Leuven as a state university
Juho Kusti Paasikivi... Agrarian minister in the Senates of Oskari Tokoi, Pehr Evind Svinhufvud and
Princess Margaret... t was a hit with passengers including Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother and, who were guests on a special flight on 30 June 1953 hosted by Sir Geoffr ...
Bill Clinton... ummit at Camp David of July 2000 took place between United States President, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, and Palestinian Authority Chairman Ya ...
Charles I... f Arms Hotel. The hotel was built by Sir Thomas Morgan, during the reign of. Cardiff Arms Park was named after this hotel. From 1803, the Cardiff Arm ...
Ronald Reagan... Valley Days under the title Trails West; the series' original host had been. He also turned in an appearance as a hand surgeon in the Night Gallery e ...
Louis IXIn 1241, he accompanied Theobald to the court of the king of France,(the future Saint Louis). In 1244, when Louis organized the Seventh Crusad ...
Frederik PohlIn the fictional work "The Last Theorem" by Arthur C. Clarke and, Sophie Germain was credited with inspiring Ranjit Subramanian to solve F ...
Prince Charles... a sermon preached on 10 May 1644, at St Mary's, Oxford, before the king and, called Jacob's Vow. The spirit of Fuller's preaching, characterized by c ...
Thomas JeffersonVice Presidentdenounced the Sedition Act as invalid and a violation of the constitution
George Washington... he site was purchased by William Dobson and was called Dobson's Crossroads.was served breakfast at Dobson's tavern on June 2, 1791. Joseph Kerner bou ...
Adolf HitlerIn his later life, Steiner was accused by the Nazis of being a Jew, andlabelled Anthroposophy "Jewish methods." The anthroposophical institutions ...
Alexander the Great... the Achaemenid Persian Empire until the fall of the Empire in c. 333 BCE to. The period under Persian rule after the construction of the second Templ ...
Gopal Krishna Gokhale... all things British. The moderates led by leaders like Dadabhai Naoroji andon the other hand wanted reform within the framework of British rule. Tila ...
Henry V... pped while journeying to France in 1406 and held in the Tower. The reign of(1413–1422) renewed England's fortune in the Hundred Years' War against Fr ...
Herbert Hoover... the protection of the Former Presidents Act; two living former Presidents,and Harry S. Truman, left office before the Act was passed. Under the act, ...
DiocletianUnder the tetrarchy reform of Emperorin 296 AD, Lydia was revived as the name of a separate Roman province, muc ...
Risto Ryti... f the electoral college, defeating the National Progressive Party candidateby 172 votes to 109. He was elected largely due to the fact that he attrac ...
JeffersonThe Democratic Party is often called "the party of," while the modern Republican Party is often called "the party of Lincoln ...
Domitian... sar as "son of a god" via the term divi filius which was later also used byand is distinct from the use of Son of God in the New Testament
Humphry DavyClathrate hydrates were first documented in 1810 by Sir
president's... wyer of the U.S. government. The attorney general serves as a member of thecabinet, and is one of only two cabinet department heads who are not given ...
Ma Ying-jeou... oming the first non-KMT president on Taiwan. The 2008 election of Presidentmarked the second peaceful transfer of power, this time back to the KMT
Bud Selig, the Commissioner of Baseball, announced on April 20, 2011, that MLB woul ...
Yasser Arafat... nton, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, and Palestinian Authority Chairman. Ultimately, it was an unsuccessful attempt to negotiate a "final status ...
George W. BushIn late 2005 Presidentvisited Kernersville's Deere-Hitachi plant to give a speech about the Amer ...
Islam Karimov... ratic Party of Uzbekistan (PDPU), but the party leadership, under President, remained in place. Independence brought a series of institutional change ...
James MadisonJefferson andalso secretly drafted the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions denouncing the ...
Omar al-BashirIn December 1999, a power struggle climaxed between presidentand NIF founder, Islamist ideologue, and then speaker of parliament Hassan ...
Harry S. Truman... the Former Presidents Act; two living former Presidents, Herbert Hoover and, left office before the Act was passed. Under the act, Eisenhower was ent ...
Ulysses S. Grant... s Stewart, perhaps America's first free black 18th-century rural physician.to cut Robert E. Lee's final supply line—the South Side Railroad—in the sp ...
Frederick William IV... my, not Austria. In refusing to agree to the offer of the imperial crown to, Maximilian had the support of his parliament. In withholding his assent ...
Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg... ckname of Reissu-Lasse ('Travelling Larry'). He was continually compared toand his performance as president
Grover ClevelandThe village was named after President
Zalman Shazar... nt to visit him and they were grandly received. One of Israel's presidents,, who was of Lubavitch ancestry, would visit Schneerson and corresponded e ...
Richard Nixon... hoose his successor, Eisenhower endorsed his own Vice-President, Republicanagainst Democrat John F. Kennedy. He told friends, "I will do almost anyth ...
Christopher Wren... ry tilt yard tower — the only surviving example of the five original towers;'s Lion gate built for Queen Anne and George I; and the Tudor and 17th-ce ...
John Russell, 4th Duke of Bedford... irst as Souhegan East, then as Bedford in 1750. The town was named for Lord, Secretary of State for the Southern Department (1748–1751), and a close ...
Kim Dae-jung... dress. . Donga.com. Retrieved March 8, 2007. In 2001, then Presidentannounced a plan for building up a Strategic Mobile Fleet. . Kim Dae-ju ...
Samuel Pepys... tube while in blossom, the Cucumber will grow to a most surprising length.’wrote in his diary on September 22, 1663: “this day Sir W. Batten tells me ...
Peter O'Malley... ayers from Asia; mainly, Japan, Korea, Iran, Iraq, and Taiwan. Former ownerbegan reaching out in 1980 by starting clinics in China and Korea, buildin ...
King George III... me a member of the Company of Surgeons. In 1776 he was appointed surgeon to
Alexios III Angelos... Isaac II Angelos was deposed by his brother in a palace coup. Ascending as, the new emperor had his brother blinded (a traditional punishment for tr ...
Fernando Belaúnde Terry... Sendero Luminoso uprising, Vargas Llosa was asked by the Peruvian Presidentto join the Investigatory Commission, a task force to inquire into the mas ...
Joseph... João V died on July 31, 1750 in Lisbon, and was succeeded by his son Prince
Charles V... ng of Hungary and Bohemia. This link strengthened in 1546, when the emperorobtained the help of the duke during the war of the league of Schmalkalden ...
King Henry VIII... dover and Anne Boleyn also owned property in the same town. It is said thatmade Aylesbury the county town in preference to Buckingham because Boleyn' ...
Haakon IV of Norway... attle of Largs in 1263 in support of Alexander III of Scotland against King. The Norwegian forces were defeated by the victorious Scots
Óengus mac Fergusa... ship, which had been stable for more than a hundred years since the time of(The accession of Cináed mac Ailpín as king of both Picts and Scots can be ...
Michelle Yeoh# The Touch (Hong Kong, 2002) featuring
Henry VI of EnglandAfter defeat at the Battle of Towton,crossed the Solway in August 1461 to land at Kirkcudbright in support of Q ...
Alexander the Great... scribed in the Book of Judges. Philip II of Macedon (336 BC), the father of, and Roman consul Julius Caesar (44 BC) are famous victims. Emperors of R ...
Richard NixonThe 1986 comedy film Ferris Bueller's Day Off includes a scene where formerspeech writer Ben Stein, in the role of a high school teacher, leads a cla ...
Theodore Roosevelt... th a broom, and her bad temper, much to the shame of the current president,, and the fear of the soldiers. From 1902 till 1930, she and Matilda ran S ...
Stanley Rous... rst to run the full length of the pitch. It was opened on 23 August 1961 by, secretary of the Football Association. The 10,008 capacity all-seater st ...
Ulysses S. Grant... ntinued mostly to promote the large-scale corruption tolerated by Presidentran Horace Greeley for the presidency. The Stalwarts defended Grant and th ...
Barack Obama... Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush all won the county twice. In 2008 Democratwon Klickitat County over Republican by only 21 votes or percentage wise 4 ...
Isaac II AngelosIt was also in 1195 thatwas deposed by his brother in a palace coup. Ascending as Alexios III Ange ...
Francis I... f Dreux and of Rethel, governor of Champagne (d. 1524), who was employed byin many diplomatic negotiations, more particularly in his intrigues to get ...
Lyndon B. Johnson... f only included one small paragraph about the Liberty in his autobiography,, Vantage Point, p.300–301 We learned that the ship had been attacked in e ...
Hans Sloane... ney to Paris. And in 1700 he satirised the Royal Society — or at least, Sir, their president — in two dialogues, entitled The Transactioner. At Mount ...
King Charles I... med by the House of Burgesses in the British Colony of Virginia by order of, in 1634. The county was largely composed of farms and undeveloped land u ...
Philip II of Macedon... oabite King Eglon, by Ehud around 1337 BC, described in the Book of Judges.(336 BC), the father of Alexander the Great, and Roman consul Julius Caesa ...
George W. Bush... % of the vote. Richard Nixon (1960, 1972), Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, andall won the county twice. In 2008 Democrat Barack Obama won Klickitat Coun ...
Mihály KárolyiIn October 1918,established the Hungarian Democratic Republic, and Polanyi became Secretar ...
John Davenant... e, he was born at his father's rectory and was baptised on 19 June 1608. Dr, bishop of Salisbury, was his uncle and godfather. According to John Aubr ...
Alexander III of Scotland... Clan Ross by tradition fought at the Battle of Largs in 1263 in support ofagainst King Haakon IV of Norway. The Norwegian forces were defeated by th ...
Lew Grade... ial television in the 1950s, where it was broadcast on Sunday afternoons by's Associated TeleVision. This exposure gave Liberace a dedicated followin ...
Al Gore... sage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) then-Vice Presidentmentioned the Smoot-Hawley tariff as a response to NAFTA objections voiced ...
Henry IV... , who married Anthony de Bourbon, duke of Vendôme, and became the mother of, king of France
Pope Paul VI... or the Roman Curia to function". (Pastor Bonus, 172). It was established byon 15 August 1967. Its current President is Archbishop Domenico Calcagno s ...
Peter II of Aragon... erritory (the "Reconquista"); to the east, in 1213, the defeat and death of("Peter the Catholic") in the Battle of Muret put an end to the project of ...
Bill Clinton... county with 49.15% of the vote. Richard Nixon (1960, 1972), Ronald Reagan,, and George W. Bush all won the county twice. In 2008 Democrat Barack Oba ...
Ferdinand... of opposition to the Habsburgs until in 1534 he made a treaty at Linz with, king of Hungary and Bohemia. This link strengthened in 1546, when the em ...
Queen Mary II... in 1691 from New Kent County. The county is named for King William III andof England. King and Queen County is notable as one of the few counties in ...
Noël Coward... ic films such as Alfie starring Michael Caine, The Italian Job in 1969 with, Roman Polanski's first English language film in 1965 Repulsion; Be My Gu ...
Grace Kelly... scheming villain, an ex-tennis pro who tries to murder his unfaithful wifefor her money. When she kills the hired assassin in self-defense, Milland ...
Menen AsfawOn 3 August he marriedof Ambassel, niece of heir to the throne Lij Iyasu
Mohamed Nasheed... r. Waheed opposed the arrest order and supported the opposition that forcedto resign. A day later, Nasheed stated that he was forced to resign at gun ...
Shah Alam II... athas under Mahadji Shinde recaptured Delhi and restored the Mughal Emperorto the throne in 1772
Patrick Hillery... h its nearest neighbour, the United Kingdom and Denmark, on 1 January 1973.became Ireland's first European Commissioner. In appointing Hillery Europe ...
Puyi... Mukden Incident and in 1932, a sympathetic government was established, with, the last Qing emperor, installed as the nominal regent and emperor. Manc ...
Abraham Lincoln... to which the United States should strive. This view was notably promoted by, who considered the Declaration to be the foundation of his political phi ...
Muryeong of Baekje... rean King. Kim has theorized that Emperor Keitai may have been a brother of, and they may be sons of Konchi of Baekje (곤지, 昆支). If so, then this lege ...
Pierre Nkurunziza... lections in June and July, on 19 August 2005, the good governance minister,, became the first post-transitional president
known posthumously... e Three Kingdoms (220–280 CE). It was founded by the rebel leader Liu Bang,as Emperor Gaozu of Han. It was briefly interrupted by the Xin Dynasty (9– ...
Henry the Fowler... ed the Magyars in their 915 campaign against the Duchy of Saxony under Duke
François MitterrandIn 1985, Presidentcommissioned a statue of Dreyfus by sculptor Louis Mitelberg. It was to be ...
Francis I... 550 before he was born in 1553. By his wife Margaret d'Angoulême, sister of, he had a daughter, Jeanne d'Albret, queen of Navarre, who married Anthon ...
Holy Roman Emperor... n the county courts of Franconia. They received their jurisdiction from the, from whom they also received the capacity to pronounce capital punishmen ...
Roh Moo-hyun... rch 12, 2007. As a part of "Defense Reform 2020," which was proposed by theAdministration, the ROK Navy is required to reform the organizations under ...
Pope Pius XI... Ratti's expulsion climaxed in Warsaw. Two years later, Achille Ratti became, shaping Vatican policies towards Poland with Pietro Gasparri and Eugenio ...
James Monroe... party unity was greatly diminished and the party's organization faded away.ran under the party's banner in the 1820 election and built support by con ...
Harry S. Truman... hose involved wanted a similar framework for international trade. Presidentlaunched this process in December 1945 with negotiations for the creation ...
King William III... ounty was established in 1691 from New Kent County. The county is named forand Queen Mary II of England. King and Queen County is notable as one of t ...
Gia Long... h century a rebellion overthrew the Nguyễn, but one of its members, Emperor, by the aid of a French force, in 1801 acquired sway over the whole of pr ...
Marcos Pérez Jiménez... , though not yet cohesive. Already under the government of Division General, the American influence (cultural, political and military) became more pr ...
Ronald Reagan... arrowly won the county with 49.15% of the vote. Richard Nixon (1960, 1972),, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush all won the county twice. In 2008 Democ ...
Jimmy Carter... an outbreak of cancers, birth defects, and other health problems. Presidenteventually declared the Love Canal area a state of emergency, and all resi ...
Mohamed Nasheedwon the 2008 Presidential election, resulting in Gayoom having to step dow ...
Richard Nixon... ." In 1988 Michael Dukakis narrowly won the county with 49.15% of the vote.(1960, 1972), Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush all won the ...
Pope Benedict XVI... 4, 2010, a report by the New York Times cited the Fr. Murphy case to accuseof a cover-up while he was head of the CDF in 1996.However Father Thomas B ...
Sun Yat-sen#biography film Road to Dawn (China, 2007) featuring Winston Chao and Angel ...
Lê LợiIn 1428, a Vietnamese general namedfounded an independent dynasty in Vietnam which lasted till the end of the ...
Isaías Medina Angarita... lf), were the General in Chief Eleazar López Contreras and Division General
George W. Bush... ewers by television executives), the Iraq War and other foreign policies ofand Tony Blair, British cuisine, and organic farming. He supports Britain' ...
James I of Aragon... to the project of consolidating Catalan power over Provence. His successordid not fully consolidate his power until 1227; once he consolidated his i ...
President of Ireland... h century has been home to a herd of wild Fallow deer. The residence of the(Áras an Uachtaráin), which was built in 1754, is located in the park. The ...
William Ewart Gladstone... al to Peel were known as the Peelites and included the Earl of Aberdeen and. During 1859 the Peelites merged with the Whigs and the Radicals to form ...
Oenopion... otia, his visit to Chios where he met Merope and was blinded by her father,, the recovery of his sight at Lemnos, his hunting with Artemis on Crete, ...
Domitien Ndayizeye... ational human rights groups claimed that the current government was framingby torturing him into false confessions of a coup plot. Along with these a ...
Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh... ersy continued to dog the National Coalition when the President of Ireland,, resigned in 1976 after being called a "thundering disgrace" by the Minis ...
William VThe succeeding duke, Albert's son,(called the Pious), had received a Jesuit education and showed keen attach ...
William McKinleyAfter the two terms of Democrat Grover Cleveland, the election ofin 1896 is widely seen as a resurgence of Republican dominance and is some ...
George III... rd (1987) set during the late 18th and early 19th centuries in the reign of, and finally Blackadder Goes Forth (1989) in 1917, set in the trenches of ...
Henry the Lion... of importance only after the division of the duchy of Saxony on the fall of, when the archbishop of Cologne, duke of Westphalia from 1180 onwards, pl ...
Andrew Jackson... resentatives, Henry Clay backed John Quincy Adams to deny the presidency to, a longtime political rival
Arthur Twining Hadley... ed in 1927 at Scollay Square, near the site of Yale's birth. Yale presidentpenned the inscription, which reads: "On Pemberton Hill, 255 Feet North of ...
Maria of Montferrat... sitioned as King of Cyprus. After their deaths in 1205, her eldest daughter(born after her father's murder) succeeded to the throne of Jerusalem
Richard II... Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland (1341–1408), rebelled against Kingand helped dethrone him. The earl later rebelled against King Henry IV and ...
Qin Shi Huang... o well known in ancient China, as in Jing Ke's failed assassination of King(227 BC). In 1192, Conrad of Montferrat, the de facto King of Jerusalem, w ...
Érimón... and was the wife of Míl, that is Milesius, and the mother of Éber Donn and. Míl had given Neferhotep military aid against ancient Ethiopia and was g ...
Emperor NinkenEmpress: Kasuga no Yamada no Himemiko (春日山田皇女), daughter ofSatehime (紗手媛), daughter of Kose no Ohito no Ōomi (許勢男人大臣
Domitien NdayizeyeFormer Presidentand his political supporters were arrested in 2006 and accused of plotting ...
John Quincy Adams... the election was thrown to the House of Representatives, Henry Clay backedto deny the presidency to Andrew Jackson, a longtime political rival
Grover ClevelandAfter the two terms of Democrat, the election of William McKinley in 1896 is widely seen as a resurgence ...
Maumoon Abdul GayoomElected to replace Nasir for a five-year presidential term in 1978 was, a former university lecturer and Maldivian ambassador to the United Nati ...
Zeno... he state, such as Stilicho, Constantius III, Aëtius, Boniface, and Ricimer.granted it to Odoacer to legitimize the later's rule in Italy after his ov ...
President of IrelandControversy continued to dog the National Coalition when the, Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh, resigned in 1976 after being called a "thundering d ...
George W. Bush... in an internal e-mail message that reporters should not "artificially holdand John Kerry 'equally' accountable" to the public interest, and that com ...
King Harald FairhairIn 875,led a fleet from Norway to Scotland. In his attempt to unite Norway, he fo ...
Henry IV... ent, turned. He was presented by his countryman, the Cardinal Du Perron, to; and, though that economical prince did not at first show any great eager ...
King of Burma... of the white elephant, and Lord of the twenty-four umbrellas." In 1855 thedirected a letter to the Marquis of Dalhousie in which he styles himself " ...
Sun Yat-sen... ones. In addition to emperors, successful courtiers and politicians such asalso occasionally received posthumous titles
DefoeDon Quixotes influence can be seen in the work of Smollett,, Fielding, and Sterne, as well as in the classic 19th-century novelists S ...
Jacques ChiracOn 12 July 2006, Presidentheld an official state ceremony marking the centenary of Dreyfus's officia ...
Richard I of England... away Byzantine province of Cyprus. But rather than return it to the Empire,sold the island to the Knights Templa
Albert V... many. William, whose death occurred in March 1550, was succeeded by his son, who had married a daughter of Ferdinand of Habsburg, afterwards the empe ...
Emperor Ōjin... etsu died without a successor, at which time a fifth generation grandson of, Keitai, came and ascended the throne
Imru Haile SelassieRas Makonnen arranged for Tafari as well as his first cousin, Rasto receive instruction in Harar from Abba Samuel Wolde Kahin, an Ethiopian ...
Robert Owen... e system based on some form of social ownership. Utopian socialists such as(1771–1858) tried to found self-sustaining communes by secession from a ca ...
Émile Loubet... euil racetrack in Paris in 1899. In this incident, the President of France,, was struck on the head with a walking stick by Count Albert de Dion, own ...
Lord of the Isles... female line, and that later led to dispute between two rival claimants—theand the Duke of Albany. This resulted in the Battle of Harlaw 1411, where ...
Emperor BuretsuIf Emperor Keitai began a new dynasty as some historians believe, thenwould have been the last monarch of the first recorded dynasty of Japan
Camille Chamoun... The deployment came in response to the urgent request of Lebanese presidentafter sectarian violence had erupted in the country. Washington considered ...
King James I... first permanent English settlement in the "New World", Jamestown. Named for, it was founded in May 1607 by Christopher Newport. In 1619, colonists to ...
President of France... reyfusards at the Auteuil racetrack in Paris in 1899. In this incident, the, Émile Loubet, was struck on the head with a walking stick by Count Alber ...
Martin Van Buren... in their votes required complex party organization. Under the leadership of, a firm believer in political organization, the Jacksonians built strong ...
Anne of Brittany... incourt in 1415. Alain the Great, lord of Albret (d. 1522), wished to marry, and to that end fought against Charles VIII; but his hopes being defeate ...
Adolf HitlerStarting in the 1930s,and Joseph Stalin murdered many Esperanto speakers because of their anti-n ...
President's... ment of Homeland Security. The Secretary of the Treasury is a member of theCabinet, and since the Clinton Administration, has been a member of the U. ...
President of the United States... S. medal, for his actions. The Medal of Honor is generally presented by thein the White House, but this time it was awarded at the Washington Navy Ya ...
Ibrahim NasirThe Second Republic was proclaimed in November 1968 under the presidency of, who had increasingly dominated the political scene. Under the new consti ...
Philip II of Spain... lii suorum de humani corporis fabrica librorum epitome, and dedicated it to, son of the Emperor
Simón Bolívar... al times; Jose Joaquin de Olmedo (born in Guayaquil), famous for his ode totitled Victoria de Junin; Juan Montalvo, a prominent essayist and novelist ...
Louis XIII... , elle a vécu ce que vivent les roses - the odes to Marie de' Medici and to, are the best-remembered of his works
King Edward... de according to military historian D. J. Cathcart King. It was held againstuntil its surrender in mid-September 1461 after the Battle of Towton. Re-c ...
Louis XIV... effectively annexed to the Kingdom of France only in 1653, when the army ofentered the city
President of Ireland... comeback by securing the election of its candidate, Erskine H. Childers, asin 1973, defeating the odds-on favourite, the National Coalition's Tom O'H ...
Empress Jitō... believe this title was not introduced until the reigns of Emperor Tenmu and. Rather, it was presumably Sumeramikoto or Amenoshita Shiroshimesu Ōkimi ...
Henry IV... ng Richard II and helped dethrone him. The earl later rebelled against Kingand after defeating the earl in the Battle of Shrewsbury, the king chased ...
J. William Fulbright... ining more information about the attack, as expressed by Committee Chairman: "We asked for [the attack investigation report] about 2 weeks ago and ha ...
Barack Obama... er, the Washington Democratic caucus awarded two-thirds of its delegates toand one-third to Clinton. After Clinton's June 7 concession, Murray switch ...
Genghis KhanIn The Earth Is the Lord's (1941), she fictionalized; in The Arm and the Darkness (1943), Cardinal Richelieu; in A Pillar of I ...
Princess Alice of Greece and Denmark... f Hesse and were given the less exalted Battenberg title. His siblings were(mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh), Queen Louise of Sweden, and ...
Charles II... he was one of the commissioners sent to Holland for the purpose of invitingto Scotland, and of settling the terms of his admission to the government. ...
Bette DavisDe Havilland was good friends withwith whom she starred in Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1964), The Private L ...
Daniel Patrick MoynihanIntroduced by Senator, Section 1706 added a subsection(d) to Section 530 of the Revenue Act of ...
Warren G. Harding... o the League of Nations, high tariffs, and promotion of business interests., Calvin Coolidge and Herbert Hoover were resoundingly elected in 1920, 19 ...
Chandragupta Maurya... ssassinations in detail in his political treatise Arthashastra. His student, the founder of the Maurya Empire, later made use of assassinations again ...
OrestesThe story is an update of the Greek myth ofto the family of a Northern general in the American Civil War. Agamemnon i ...
Emperor SujinJien records that Suinin was the third son of, and that he ruled from the palace of Tamaki-no-miya at Makimuku in what ...
Queen Elizabeth... ull 552 but when launched, on 27 September 1938, she was named in honour of, who was then Queen Consort and in 1952 became the Queen Mother. With a d ...
Emperor Ling... rban Rebellion and the Five Pecks of Rice Rebellion. Following the death of(r. 168–189 CE), the palace eunuchs suffered wholesale massacre by militar ...
Constantine... known in the Republic, ceased to have meaning in everyday life. The Emperorreintroduced the term as the empire's senior honorific title, not tied to ...
Timothy Geithner... Secretary of the Treasury from January 20, 2009, until the confirmation of, which occurred January 26, 2009
Franklin D. Roosevelt... d to influence from his own party and business leaders and signed the bill.spoke against the act while campaigning for president during 1932
Augustus... s the ancient Etruscan town of Tibur (modern Tivoli). The mythic meeting ofwith the Sibyl, of whom he inquired whether he should be worshiped as a go ...
James I of ScotlandThe title reverted to the crown in 1424. Kingrestored the title to Margaret, whose son was Alexander, 3rd Lord of the I ...
Maximilian IWhatever lustre the international position won bymight add to the ducal house, on Bavaria itself its effect during the next ...
Richard, Earl of Cornwall... diminished territories of Outremer throughout most of the 13th century andreconstructed and refortified the citadel during 1240–41, as part of the C ...
Charles II... parliaments during the Interregnum, but reinstated with the restoration ofin 1660. 1 May 1707 was the day the Act of Union came into effect, joining ...
Adolf Hitler... baden was one of the planners of the July 20, 1944 assassination attempt of. Beck was designated by his fellow conspirators to be future Head of Stat ...
Charles Sherrington... of the brain as a dynamic entity. Reflecting the new understanding, in 1942visualized the workings of the brain waking from sleep
Prince Albert... nd led a further programme for a comprehensive restoration at the behest of. Salvin was succeeded in the work by John Taylor. When a feature did not ...
Lordship of the Isles... styled 'King of the Hebrides'. His kingdom was to develop latterly into the
Lew WassermanMCA head, whose client list included James Stewart, Janet Leigh and other actors w ...
elder brother... s the Commonwealth realms; however, after the births of two children to his, and an evolution of the Commonwealth, Prince Andrew is currently fourth ...
Lord FitzwilliamIn 1816 Lamb was returned for Peterborough by Whig grandee. He told Lord Holland that he was committed to the Whig principles of the ...
President of Ireland... eventually nominated (without election) as Ó Dálaigh's successor and sixth
President LincolnIn April 1864, at Bancroft's request,wrote out what would become the fourth of five known manuscripts of the Ge ...
William Howard Taft... party ticket of the Progressive Party and challenged his previous successor. The party controlled the presidency throughout the 1920s, running on a p ...
Hugh Capet... the count Borrell II made official in 987 when he failed to swear fealty to, the first Capetian monarch. In those years of the formation of the Catal ...
Empress Jitō... believe this title was not introduced until the reigns of Emperor Tenmu and. Rather, it was presumably Sumeramikoto or Amenoshita Shiroshimesu Ōkimi ...
Cyrus the Great... arpessus near the small town of Gergitha, during the lifetimes of Solon and. Marpessus, according to Heraclides of Pontus, was formerly within the bo ...
Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor... of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia (1683–1754), daughter ofand his third wife, Eleonore Magdalena of the Palatinate-Neuburg, thus str ...
Alan Hodgkin... igation of the electrical properties of nerve cells, culminating in work by, Andrew Huxley, and others on the biophysics of the action potential, and ...
Empress Jitō... believe this title was not introduced until the reigns of Emperor Tenmu and. Rather, it was presumably Sumeramikoto or Amenoshita Shiroshimesu Ōkimi ...
Theodore Roosevelt... re cemented as the party of business, though mitigated by the succession ofwho embraced trust busting. He later ran on a third party ticket of the Pr ...
Queen Elizabeth II... stian Edward; born 19 February 1960), is the second son, and third child ofand Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. At the time of his birth, he was sec ...
Ulysses S. Grant... t about $450/person. Catching a fatal disease was a distinct possibility asin 1852 learned when his unit of about 600 soldiers and some of their depe ...
Benjamin Netanyahu... the bombing. The conference was attended by past and future Prime Ministerand former members of Irgun. A plaque commemorating the bombing was unveil ...
Lord of the Isles... ty in England, restored it to the heiress of line, the mother of Alexander,
Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor... standard from the walls of Acre. He was later transferred to the custody of, and it took a ransom of one hundred fifty thousand marks to obtain his r ...
King Cole... ria Anglorum that Constantine's mother Helena was a Briton, the daughter ofof Colchester. Geoffrey of Monmouth expanded this story in his highly fict ...
Emperor Xian... ds and divide the empire. When Cao Pi, King of Wei, usurped the throne from, the Han Dynasty ceased to exist
Maximilian I... the family for nearly 200 years. In 1597 he abdicated in favour of his son, and retired into a monastery, where he died in 1626
Abraham Lincoln... e the expansion of slavery it chose its name to echo the Jefferson's party.and other members sought to combine Jefferson's ideals of liberty and equa ...
Emperor Ingyō's... a grandson of Ohi no Kimi, a great-grandson of Ohohoto no Kimi (brother toconsort), a great-great-grandson of Wakanuke Futamata no Kimi, and a great ...
AlexanderIt had takenonly six months to conquer Persia (Iran), but it took him nearly three yea ...
Jérôme Bonaparte... hey survived into the 19th century. They were finally abolished by order of, king of Westphalia, in 1811. The last Freigraf died in 1835
The Queen... ntended to be complete for the ship to enter service in the spring of 1940.herself performed the launching ceremony on 27 September 1938 and the ship ...
RooseveltDemocratic Presidentand especially his Secretary of State Cordell Hull were critical of the Ne ...
Robert McNamara... tements from several senators and responses from then Secretary of Defense,, about the Liberty attack. For the most part, the senators were dismayed ...
Queen Louise of Sweden... s Alice of Greece and Denmark (mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh),, and George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven
Alfred the GreatDuring the great Viking invasion of England opposed byand various other Saxon and Welsh rulers, the Viking chieftain Hastein in ...
Rutherford's... i had been born a few years earlier, one could well imagine him discoveringatomic nucleus, and then developing Bohr's theory of the hydrogen atom. If ...
Emperor AnkanWhendied, he had no offspring; and succession passed to his youngest brother w ...
Emperor KeitaiAccording to the Kojiki Ankan was the elder son of, who is considered to have ruled the country during the early-6th century ...
King William IV... t acceptable replacement among the Whig leaders, and became Prime Minister.'s opposition to the Whigs' reforming ways led him to dismiss Melbourne in ...
Lord of the Isles... was Alexander, 3rd Lord of the Isles. The earldom of Ross remained with theuntil that lordship was forfeited to the crown in 1476
Gopal Krishna Gokhale... had brought with them were required to alleviate many of India's problems., a veteran Congressman and Indian leader, became Gandhi's mentor. Gandhi' ...
Maria Anna of Austria... r 1708 he married his maternal first cousin Archduchess & Princess Imperial, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia (1683–1754), daughter of Leopold I ...
Isaac Newton... o flow". As fluxion, this term was introduced into differential calculus by
Empress Jitō... believe this title was not introduced until the reigns of Emperor Tenmu and. Rather, it was presumably Sumeramikoto or Amenoshita Shiroshimesu Ōkimi ...
Irving Fisher... asking President Hoover to veto the legislation, organized by Paul Douglas,, James TFG Wood, Frank Graham, Ernest Patterson, Henry Seager, Frank Taus ...
George WashingtonRobert Morris was the first person appointed Secretary of the Treasury by, but Morris declined this office; thus the first Secretary of the Treasur ...
Habte Giyorgis... ing to the movement that deposed Iyasu were conservatives such as Fitawrari, Menelik II's longtime Minister of War. The movement to depose Iyasu pref ...
Diocletian... AD from the Dalmatian island of Rab, then a Roman colony, when the emperorissued a decree calling for the reconstruction of the city walls of Rimini ...
George Romney... cent, from 25 percent four months before. He ran about even with Republicanin trial matchups that spring. Asked to explain why he was unpopular, John ...
Maria Anna of AustriaJohn married Archduchess, daughter of Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, his first cousin, in 1708. Fr ...
Dwight D. Eisenhower... of the next three decades, excepting the two-term presidency of Republican. African Americans moved into the Democratic Party during Roosevelt's tim ...
Theodosius II... nt Euphemia, a famous church, which had been chosen by Pulcheria, sister of, for the Council of Chalcedon in 451: this choice was a sign of the bond ...
President... a great-granddaughter of Francis Preston Blair, a journalist and adviser toAndrew Jackson, and Levi Woodbury, an Associate Justice of the Supreme Cou ...
Emperor YūryakuNinken married to's daughter Kasuga no Ōiratsume no Himemiko, a second cousin of him. Their ...
The Shah of Iran... I of Ethiopia had an SM, while Ugandan dictator Idi Amin had seven of them.drove an SM. Actors Lorne Greene and Lee Majors, General Secretary of the ...
King Henry VIII... on period. Later, Buckinghamshire became an important political arena, withintervening in local politics in the 16th century and just a century later ...
Valerian... ult was that the Empire could not endure the blow of the capture of Emperorin 260. The eastern provinces found their protectors in the rulers of the ...
Emperor Seinei... s younger brother, Prince Woke, Oyoke was raised to greater prominence whendied without an heir. The two young princes were said to be grandsons of E ...
Alexander III... Kingdom of Man and the Isles, with all territories on mainland Scotland to, through the Treaty of Perth
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Pulcheria... nearby church of Saint Euphemia, a famous church, which had been chosen by, sister of Theodosius II, for the Council of Chalcedon in 451: this choic ...
James Bond... . The chess game between "Kronsteen" and "McAdams" in the early part of themovie From Russia With Love is based on a game in that opening played betw ...
Doc Hastings... a Cook Partisan Voting Index of R+13 and has been represented by Republicansince 1995. In state government the county is part of the fifteenth distri ...
Timothy GeithnerThe current Secretary of the Treasury is. The Secretary of the Treasury earns $191,300 per year
Emperor Kammu... early emperors were not to be confirmed as "traditional" until the reign of(737–806), the 50th sovereign of the Yamato dynasty. The name Suinin-tennō ...
President... ould make her a granddaughter of Montgomery Blair, Postmaster General underAbraham Lincoln, and a great-granddaughter of Francis Preston Blair, a jou ...
Queen Anne of Great Britain... fluential women in British history as a result of her close friendship with
Herbert HooverWarren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge andwere resoundingly elected in 1920, 1924, and 1928 respectively. The Teapot ...
Henry VIII... the Dissolution of the Monasteries, all monastic manors were seized by King. They were sold off or given away to the nobility and landed gentry. Gran ...
Mohammad Mosaddegh... ntral Intelligence Agency to help the Iranian army overthrow Prime Minister. This resulted in an increased strategic control over Iranian oil by U.S. ...
Agamemnon... h of Orestes to the family of a Northern general in the American Civil War.is now General Ezra Mannon, Clytemnestra is his second wife Christine, Ore ...
Peter I... antilist policies were imported by Philip V with some success. Russia under(Peter the Great) attempted to pursue mercantilism, but had little success ...
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James Conant... d, a coded phone call was made by one of the physicists, Arthur Compton, to, chairman of the National Defense Research Committee. The conversation wa ...
James Monroe... York. As of the 2010 census, the population was 744,344. It is named after, fifth President of the United States of America. Its county seat is the ...
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Grace KellyAfter I Confess (1953) with Montgomery Clift, three popular films starringfollowed. Dial M for Murder (1954) was adapted from the stage play by Fred ...
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Harald I of Denmark... of the Scandinavian Blåtand/Blåtann, the epithet of the tenth-century kingand parts of Norway who united dissonant Danish tribes into a single kingd ...
George Romney... njured, and the inner city a burned out shell. In Detroit in 1967, Governorsent in 7400 national guard troops to quell fire bombings, looting, and at ...
Robert Owen... cal socialist economy is a contested issue. Socialists including Karl Marx,and Pierre-Joseph Proudhon advocated various forms of labour vouchers or l ...
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Peter IV of Aragon... gon in a new state, this union later being confirmed in the 14th century by("Peter the Ceremonious"). Ramon Berenguer IV used "Aragon" as his primary ...
Adolf Hitler... nd many other modern artists) and removed his 82 works from German museums.announced in 1937, "For all we care, those prehistoric Stone Age culture b ...
Herbert HooverWhen campaigning for president during 1928, one of's promises to help beleaguered farmers had been to increase tariffs of ag ...
Augustus... orous writing with little or no real mocking intent. When Horace criticized, he used veiled ironic terms. In contrast, Pliny reports that the 6th cen ...
Joseph Bonaparte... nk the French lines, Wellington caught up with and smashed the army of Kingin the Battle of Vitoria, for which he was promoted to field marshal on 21 ...
Nebuchadnezzar... en this vast seaport, the last of the Philistine cities to hold out againstfinally fell in 604 BC, burnt and destroyed and its people taken into exil ...
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Harry S. Truman... rs old, and had accumulated an impressive set of legal victories. Presidentsent a congratulatory telegram to the ACLU on the occasion of their 25th a ...
Philip V... coherent economic policy, but French mercantilist policies were imported bywith some success. Russia under Peter I (Peter the Great) attempted to pur ...
Flavius Constantius... his rank: he studied law. Before 421 he was sent to the powerful patricius(shortly Emperor in 421), to ask for a tax reduction for his own country. ...
Calvin CoolidgeWarren G. Harding,and Herbert Hoover were resoundingly elected in 1920, 1924, and 1928 respe ...
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Willis C. Hawley... ot was a Republican from Utah and chairman of the Senate Finance Committee., a Republican from Oregon, was chairman of the House Ways and Means Commi ...
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Frank Porter GrahamDespite initial skepticism from university President, on March 27, 1931, legislation was passed to group UNC with the State Co ...
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Bill Clinton... ty played a major part in the 50th D-Day anniversary with then US Presidentvisiting the cit
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Mary McAleese... by Sinn Féin and DUP politicians. The President of the Republic of Ireland,, described the decommissioning as "a very positive milestone on the journ ...
Queen of Sheba... and Queen Makeda, Empress of Axum, known in the Abrahamic tradition as the. Haile Selassie is a defining figure in both Ethiopian and African histor ...
Louis XV... g scale projects, with the team Gabriel father and son, architects for King, under the supervision of two intendants (Governors), first Nicolas-Franç ...
Mircea I of Wallachia... idely used in the Romanian Principalities of Wallachia and Moldavia. Princeused it against the Ottomans in 1395 and prince Stephen III of Moldavia sc ...
Pope Pius XIIshowed high regard for Benedict, who had consecrated him a Bishop on 13 Ma ...
Humphry DavySince the discovery of potassium by, it had been assumed that alumina, the basis of clay, contained a metal i ...
Queen Anne... great contempt. This book offended Prince George of Denmark, the consort of; and the Danish Minister protested
Indira Gandhi... refront during the agitation against the emergency (1975–77) imposed by theregime and thousands of its leaders and workers were imprisoned across Ind ...
Princess Elizabeth... e wrote and arranged three masques, "The Lords' Masque" for the marriage of, an entertainment for the amusement of Queen Anne at Caversham House, and ...
Simón Bolívar... f Independence emerged. Among them were Generalissimo Francisco de Miranda,(Bolívar's own father had been Colonel of the Militia of Aragua), the gene ...
Isaac Newton... he advised proceeding by this method (building a case from the ground up)., a noted Baconian, used such principles in the Philosophy section of his ...
Maria Theresa... validity of the Pragmatic Sanction which secured the Habsburg succession to, allied himself with France, conquered Upper Austria, was crowned king of ...
Cyrus the Great... ka is mentioned by Greek historian Herodotus as one of the early satraps of, who successfully united several ancient Iranian tribes to create an empi ...
Fernando Belaúnde Terry... of Peru's two principal conservative politicians at the time, ex-president(of the Popular Action party) and Luis Bedoya Reyes (of the Partido Popula ...
Alexander the Great... a card game. He gives him a pocket knife and a small statue of Bucephalus,'s horse, from the loot and tells him the story of how Alexander became Bu ...
George W. Bush... nition of its support for the War on Terrorism, in June 2004 U.S. Presidentdesignated Morocco as a major non-NATO ally
Pope Pius XII... mission for Latin America is a dicastery of the Roman Curia. Established byon 19 April 1958, it is charged with providing assistance to and examining ...
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Samuel Roth... en, in 1957, the Supreme Court upheld the obscenity conviction of publisherfor distributing adult magazines. As late as 1953, books such as Tropic of ...
Gundobad... or was abandoned by his partisans, captured in a church and put to death by, Ricimer's nephew. This version implies that Olybrius was secretly suppor ...
John Adams... e president. He was a consistent and strong opponent of the policies of theadministration. Jefferson and Madison were deeply upset by the unconstitut ...
Ottokar I... ould return to the title of duke. The title of king became hereditary under(1198). His grandson Ottokar II (king from 1253–1278) conquered a short-li ...
Numa Pompilius... Romans originally considered winter a monthless period. They were added byabout 713 BC. February remained the last month of the calendar year until ...
Queen Anne... r the marriage of Princess Elizabeth, an entertainment for the amusement ofat Caversham House, and a third for the marriage of the Earl of Somerset t ...
Francis I... e Palace of Fontainebleau. This was accomplished by the great builder-king,(1494–1547), who, in the largest of his many construction projects, recons ...
Blaise Compaoré... arrest and subsequent efforts to bring about his release, directed by Capt.. This release effort resulted in yet another military coup d'état on 4 Au ...
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W. Somerset Maugham... n the RKO Radio production of Of Human Bondage (1934), a film adaptation of's novel, earned Davis her first major critical acclaim. Many actresses fe ...
Leopold I, Holy Roman EmperorJohn married Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, daughter of, his first cousin, in 1708. From that marriage were born six children, th ...
Charles Pelham Villiers... rs 1830–41 decided not to repeal the Corn Laws. However the Liberal Whig MPproposed motions for repeal in the House of Commons annually from 1837 to ...
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Joseph Bonaparte... aturely ended when he died of tuberculosis in 1830. Also worthy of note was, the older brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, whose contributions on French t ...
Shun... t monuments, including the renowned graves of the ancient sage kings Yu and. Places he visited include Shandong, Yunnan, Hebei, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Ji ...
John F. Kennedy... and Sargent Shriver became my heroes." Eunice Kennedy Shriver was sister of, and mother-in-law to Schwarzenegger; Sargent Shriver is husband to Eunic ...
Jaromír of Bohemia... The jurisdiction of the Holy Roman Empire was definitively reasserted whenwas granted fief of the Kingdom of Bohemia by Emperor King Henry II of the ...
Sakthan Thampuran... ter Rama Varma Kunhjipilla Thampuran or Rama Varma IX or popularly known asascended the throne of Kingdom of Cochin (1769 to 1805). He changed the ca ...
Francis IFrom the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, every monarch, fromto Louis XV, made important renovations at the Palace of Fontainebleau, in ...
Josiah... erusalem in the late 7th and early 6th centuries BC during the time of kingand the fall of the Kingdom of Judah to the Babylonians. The book is writt ...
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Conrad of Montferrat... in 1189. He attempted to take command of the Christian forces at Tyre, butheld power there after his successful defence of the city from Muslim atta ...
John Adams... one (Kentucky) for Jefferson for Vice President in opposition to incumbentas well as casting their votes for President Washington. (Before 1804 elec ...
Charlemagne... d the Pyrenean portion of Catalonia extending their power as far as Girona.'s son Louis took Barcelona from the Moorish emir in 801, ultimately formi ...
Edward VI... olitical and historic symbolism was considered useful, for instance each of, Mary I, and Elizabeth I briefly stayed at the Tower before their coronat ...
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Nicholas II... s of the Russian Imperial Family ("Nicky" was particularly used to refer to, the last Tsar) so they changed it to Dickie
Charles VI... sing the European prestige and power of his house. The death of the emperorproved his opportunity: he disputed the validity of the Pragmatic Sanction ...
Rudolph I of Habsburg... rritory south of the Rhine under their control, aiding their rise to power., who became Holy Roman Emperor in 1273, effectively revoked the status of ...
Leo I the Thracian... supporter, but once again his hopes were shattered, as the Eastern Emperorchose the noble Procopius Anthemius. His association with Gaiseric did not ...
King Edward IIIn the 14th century Napton was granted a market charter byand throughout the Middle Ages it was one of the largest settlements in Wa ...
King Henry II... en Jaromír of Bohemia was granted fief of the Kingdom of Bohemia by Emperorof the Holy Roman Empire, with the promise that he hold it as a vassal onc ...
Willis C. Hawley... moot Tariff, was an act, sponsored by Senator Reed Smoot and Representative, and signed into law on June 17, 1930, that raised U.S. tariffs on over 2 ...
Kingdom of Cochin... ama Varma IX or popularly known as Sakthan Thampuran ascended the throne of(1769 to 1805). He changed the capital of Cochin Royal Family to Thrissur ...
Mary I... d historic symbolism was considered useful, for instance each of Edward VI,, and Elizabeth I briefly stayed at the Tower before their coronations
Shimon Peres... King Hassan II took the daring step of inviting then-Israeli Prime Ministerfor talks, becoming only the second Arab leader to host an Israeli leader. ...
Clovis IAfter the Franks underdefeated the Alamanni in the Battle of Tolbiac in 496, the Franks eventual ...
Isaac Newton... ed's Historia Coelestis Britannica which was published by Edmond Halley andin 1712 without Flamsteed's approval. The final version of Flamsteed's cat ...
Odin... ain") is a majestic, enormous hall located in Asgard, ruled over by the god. Chosen by Odin, half of those that die in combat travel to Valhalla upon ...
Adolf Hitler... ign of assassinations against top Nazi German officials in occupied Poland., meanwhile, was almost killed by his own officers, and survived various a ...
Charles Theodore... arian line of the Wittelsbachs became extinct, and the succession passed to, the elector palatine. After a separation of four and a half centuries, t ...
Libius Severus... ed, because Ricimer, who had become the Magister militum of the West, choseas new Emperor (461–465). However, Placidia was now free, and re-joined he ...
Cadwallon ap Cadfan... Hatfield Chase on 12 October 633, in which Edwin was defeated and killed byof Gwynedd and Penda of Mercia, Northumbria again was divided into Bernici ...
Peter Bazalgette... Nigel Kennedy, Ben Elton and Jo Brand. His other pet hates include Endemol,and Big Brother, and the general direction of Channel 4 since the 1990s
King Harald... It is the traditional location for the consecration of the King of Norway.was consecrated at Nidaros Cathedral on June 23, 1991
Lech Kaczyński... d in Poland. It was strongly opposed by the Polish government and president. Current Polish prime minister Donald Tusk restricted his comments to a r ...
Minos... , Orion was likely the son of the sea-god Poseidon and Euryale, daughter of, King of Crete. Orion could walk on the waves because of his father; he w ...
Adolf Hitler... he Wagner family from 1930 to 1945, and a close friend of German chancellor
Edvard Beneš... membership in the European Union, since the authorisation decrees issued byhad not been formally renounced
Fidel Castro... as Llosa was initially a supporter of the Cuban revolutionary government of. He studied Marxism in depth as a university student and was later persua ...
Henry II of Englanddied on July 6, 1189 following a defeat by his son Richard I (Lionheart) a ...
Burhanuddin Rabbani... nst the Taliban. Most major leaders including the Islamic State's President, Abdul Rashid Dostum, and others were living in exile. The Taliban repeat ...
Isaac Newton... ied in 1641 at the age of twenty-three. Flamsteed was greatly impressed (ashad been) by the work of Horrocks
Blaise Compaoré... elections. The amendment also would have prevented the incumbent president,, from being reelected
Tiberius... er a portrait of himself on a cloth, with which she later cured the Emperor. The linking of this with the bearing of the cross in the Passion, and th ...
William the ConquerorIn the Harrying of the North,'s brutal conquest and subjugation of the North of England, William's men ...
Rafael Urdaneta... en Colonel of the Militia of Aragua), the general in chief Santiago Mariño,, among many others. With the establishment of an independent captaincy ge ...
Solomon... beginning of 2 Chronicles (chapters 1–9) is a history of the reign of King, son of David
Alfred Marshall... as found support in notable classical and neoclassical economists including, John Stuart Mill and Jaroslav Vanek. There are numerous variations of se ...
President... e than 11,000 hands in a single day, breaking the record previously held byTheodore Roosevelt, who had set the record with 8,513 handshakes at a Whit ...
Rudolph II... ries of the Christian world during that period. In 1609, Holy Roman Emperorwho made Prague again the capital of the Empire at the time, himself a Rom ...
James I... Buchan and Ross, at that battle, the Earldom of Ross reverted to the crown.on his return from his long captivity in England, restored it to the heire ...
William II of Sicily... consisted of 650 knights, 1,300 horses, and 1,300 squires to the Holy Land.had died the previous year, and was replaced by Tancred, who placed Joan o ...
Saul... (chapters 1–10) mostly contains genealogical lists, including the House ofand Saul's rejection by God, which sets the stage for the rise of David
Emperor NinkenEmpress: Tashiraka no Himemiko (手白香皇女), daughter ofMenokohime (目子媛), daughter of Owari no Muraji Kusaka (尾張連草香
Richard Crossman... . No remorse was expressed for the largest group of victims, the Arab dead., a British Labour Party MP, whose experience on the Anglo-American Commit ...
Gaston Tong Sang... (with 27 of 44 votes cast in Tahiti assembly). He replaced former President, who lost a no-confidence vote in the 31 August parliament
Ferdinand... g Louis II of Hungary and Bohemia in the Battle of Mohács in 1526, Archdukeof Austria became King of Bohemia and the country became a constituent sta ...
Antonín Novotný... Ota Šik and Alexander Dubček, took action: they challenged First Secretaryat a Central Committee meeting. Novotný faced a mutiny in the Central Comm ...
Bill Clinton... l basis by the regulators that had regulated those activities prior to GLB., as well as economists Brad DeLong and Tyler Cowen have all argued that t ...
Pope John Paul II... es. The office also settles labour issues which arise. It was instituted byon 1 January 1989 by an apostolic letter in the form of a
Louis VIIThis hamlet was endowed with a royal hunting lodge and a chapel byin the middle of the twelfth century. A century later, Louis IX, also call ...
Charles IV... he Bohemian throne with the crowning of John I of Bohemia in 1310. His son,became King of Bohemia in 1346. He founded Charles University in Prague, c ...
Charles the Bald... the title of count). At the end of the 9th century, the Carolingian monarchdesignated Wilfred the Hairy — a noble descendant of a family from Conflen ...
Chaim Weizmann... n the Anglo-American Committee had made him sympathetic to Zionism, visitedshortly after the attack. Weizmann's ambivalence towards Zionist violence ...
Queen Margaret... nd crossed the Solway in August 1461 to land at Kirkcudbright in support ofat Linlithgow. The town also successfully withstood a siege in 1547 from t ...
Vera Miles... store thief who is arrested and tried for robbery while his wife (newcomer) emotionally collapses under the strain. Hitchcock told Truffaut that his ...
Emperor of Japan... ective term for the very few most powerful men attached to the court of thein pre-Meiji eras
Ottokar II... e. The title of king became hereditary under Ottokar I (1198). His grandson(king from 1253–1278) conquered a short-lived empire which contained moder ...
James IV... thumberland, in northern England, between an invading Scots army under Kingand an English army commanded by Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey. It ended i ...
Bob CarrActions taken by government ministers, including Premier of New South Wales, who publicly identified the perpetrators' background, led to controversy ...
Emperor KōkōNyōgo: Princess Chūshi/Tadako (忠子女王), daughter of Imperial Prince Tokiyasu(later
Prince of Orange... the Duchess of Richmond's ball in Brussels, he received a dispatch from theand was shocked by the speed of Napoleon's advance. He hastily ordered his ...
Louis IX... chapel by Louis VII in the middle of the twelfth century. A century later,, also called Saint Louis, who held Fontainebleau in high esteem and refer ...
Ecgberht... hers Halfdan Ragnarsson and Ivar the Boneless, who installed an Englishman,, as a puppet king. By 870 the "Great Summer Army" arrived in England, led ...
Isaac Newton... from Bacon's essay On Truth from his 1605 work The Advancement of Learning.was a noted Baconian—his famous quote hypotheses non fingo (I don't frame ...
U.S. President... . The county seat is at Pomeroy, the county's only city. It was named afterJames A. Garfield
Napoleon IIIWhen Louis Napoleon () seized complete power in 1851, establishing an anti-parliamentary consti ...
Oenopion... to the island of Chios where he got drunk and attacked Merope, daughter of, the ruler there. In vengeance, Oenopion blinded Orion and drove him away ...
Odin... event is described primarily in the Poetic Edda. In the poem Vafþrúðnismál,poses the question to Vafþrúðnir as to who of mankind will survive the Fim ...
Sigismund of Luxembourg... s passed despite the fact that Hus was granted formal protection by Emperorprior to the journey. Hus was invited to attend the council to defend hims ...
Philip the Fair... as "his wilderness", had a country house and a hospital constructed there.was born there in 1268 and died there in 1314. In all, thirty-four soverei ...
Emperor of Ethiopia... st 1975), born Tafari Makonnen, was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 andfrom 1930 to 1974. He was the heir to a dynasty that traced its origins to ...
Emperor MontokuNyōgo: Minamoto no Seishi (源済子), daughter ofNyōgo: Minamoto no Sadako (源貞子) (?–873
current Prince of Wales... y dim character, with the voice and mannerisms of Charles I's namesake, the). However, due to a misunderstanding between Oliver Cromwell (guest-star ...
Berengaria of Navarre... l out over the issue of Richard's marriage, as Richard had decided to marry, breaking off his long-standing betrothal to Philip's half-sister Alys. P ...
Huneric... ybrius for the purple; the reason for this decision was that Gaiseric's sonand Olybrius had married the two daughters of Valentinian III (Petronius' ...
Robert I of Scotland... connotation is still ethnic. This is how it is used, for instance, by Kingand Domhnall Ua Néill during the Scottish Wars of Independence, when Irela ...
President of the Republic of China... politician of the Republic of China (commonly known as Taiwan). He was theand Chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) from 1988 to 2000. He presided over m ...
Pope Benedict XVIshowed his own admiration for Benedict XV following his election to the Pa ...
Edmund, the Duke of Edinburgh... ower. The series follows the exploits of Richard IV's unfavoured second son(who calls himself "The Black Adder") in his various attempts to increase ...
Emperor... ed Kingdom of the Netherlands. An Imperial French army under the command ofNapoleon was defeated by combined armies of the Seventh Coalition, an Angl ...
Avitus... as a fast succession of Emperors. After Petronius, the Gallic-Roman senatorwas proclaimed Emperor by the Visigoth king Theodoric II and ruled for two ...
Wenceslaus... his wife Drahomíra, a Hevellian princess, Vratislaus had at least two sons,and Boleslaus, both of whom succeeded him as Bohemian dukes. Střezislava, ...
John Adams... emselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire.put forth a resolution earlier in the year which made a formal declaration ...
Irving Fisher... n mainstream neo-classical economics, NPV was formalized and popularized by, in his 1907 The Rate of Interest and became included in textbooks from t ...
Theodoric II... the Gallic-Roman senator Avitus was proclaimed Emperor by the Visigoth kingand ruled for two years, then was deposed by Majorian, who ruled for four ...
Boleslaus... íra, a Hevellian princess, Vratislaus had at least two sons, Wenceslaus and, both of whom succeeded him as Bohemian dukes. Střezislava, the wife of t ...
TitusJews led into captivity after the destruction of Jerusalem byand Vespasian, and, at a later date, translated its Hebrew name into its l ...
Lyndon B. JohnsonIn Washington, Presidenthad received word from the Joint Chiefs of Staff that the Liberty had been ...
Cipriano Castro... portant at this stage are: Marshal Juan Crisóstomo Falcón, General in Chief, Brigadier General Ezequiel Zamora and Manuel Ezequiel Bruzual
Augustus... to Bohemia, where their king Maroboduus established a powerful kingdom thatperceived as a threat to Rome. Before he could act, however, the war in Il ...
Béla III of Hungary... f 2,000 men from the Hungarian prince Géza, the younger brother of the kingalso went with Barbarossa to the Holy Land
Narai... as one of the biggest and wealthiest cities in the East. The court of King(1656–88) had strong links with that of King Louis XIV of France, whose am ...
Emperor Kammu... rincess Hanshi (班子女王) (833–900), daughter of Imperial Prince Nakano (son of
Benito Juárez... the constitutions of Geneva, Portugal and Colombia. He had also pleaded forto spare the recently captured emperor Maximilian I of Mexico but to no av ...
David... ng it the final book of the Jewish bible). Chronicles largely parallels theic narratives in the Books of Samuel and the Books of Kings. In the Roman ...
William the Lion, King of Scotland... as described as "very strong". It was besieged in 1172 and again in 1174 byand William was captured outside the walls during the Battle of Alnwick. E ...
Napoleon... om of the Netherlands. An Imperial French army under the command of Emperorwas defeated by combined armies of the Seventh Coalition, an Anglo-Allied ...
Melchior Ndadaye... t, non-ethnic government, and a parliament. Burundi's first Hutu president,, of the Hutu-dominated Front for Democracy in Burundi (FRODEBU) Party, wa ...
Frederick II... t of endless intrigues with the Austrian cabinet and the immediate cause of's League of Princes (Fürstenbund) of 1785, was to exchange Bavaria for th ...
Václav Havel... VPN) and the Civic Forum. On the night of 24 November, Dubček appeared withon a balcony overlooking Wenceslas Square, He was greeted with uproarious ...
Emperor Maximilian... e, the functions of the Fehmic courts were superseded. By the action of theand of other German princes they were, in the 16th century, once more rest ...
Salvador Allende... o manage the allocation of economic inputs. The socialist-run government ofin Chile experimented with Project Cybersyn, a real-time information bridg ...
Louis XIV... rom great territorial nobles, some of whom were leaders of the Fronde. Whenbecame king in 1643, he was only a child, and though Richelieu had died th ...
Thomas Jefferson... hen congress voted on independence. Adams persuaded the committee to selectto compose the original draft of the document, which congress would edit t ...
Joseph Banks... inking the Pacific and southern Indian Ocean. Governor Hunter thus wrote toin August 1797 that it seemed certain a strait existed
Franklin D. Roosevelt... dren lived in Washington, D.C., where she struck up a close friendship with. She died in 1954, before her husband ascended the throne
Governor Steve Beshear... oup". In 2010, Judd signed the Animal Legal Defense Fund's petition to urgeto protect Kentucky's homeless animals through tough enforcement of the st ...
Charles II of England... been made official by law. Virginia was given the title "Dominion" by Kingat the time of The Restoration, because it had remained loyal to the crown ...
Wendell Corey... nwriter John Michael Hayes based on his own wife, and his policeman buddy () to his theory, and eventually succeeds. As with Lifeboat and Rope, the p ...
Emperor AnkanAmong his sons,, Emperor Senka and Emperor Kimmei ascended to the throne
Majorian... the Visigoth king Theodoric II and ruled for two years, then was deposed by, who ruled for four years, before being killed by his general Ricimer (46 ...
Louis XIV of France... East. The court of King Narai (1656–88) had strong links with that of King, whose ambassadors compared the city in size and wealth to Paris
Emperor MontokuSeiwa was the fourth son of. His mother was Empress Dowager Fujiwara no Akirakeiko (明子), also called ...
Emperor KimmeiAmong his sons, Emperor Ankan, Emperor Senka andascended to the throne
Conrad of Montferrat... in Jing Ke's failed assassination of King Qin Shi Huang (227 BC). In 1192,, the de facto King of Jerusalem, was assassinated by hashshashin
Maximilian I of Mexico... e had also pleaded for Benito Juárez to spare the recently captured emperorbut to no avail. His complete archives (published by Pauvert) show also th ...
Marcus Aurelius... f the ancient world, the Roman Emperor Hadrian, who writes a long letter to, the son and heir of Antoninus Pius, his successor and adoptive son. The ...
Penda of Mercia... n which Edwin was defeated and killed by Cadwallon ap Cadfan of Gwynedd and, Northumbria again was divided into Bernicia and Deira. Bernicia was then ...
Kingdom of Cochin... ains and left for Mecca to embrace Islam. This place was later ruled by the(Perumpadapu Swaroopam). During the time of the Chera ruler, Kodungallur w ...
Charles I... they had moved to a position in the inner ward. Political tensions betweenand Parliament in the second quarter of the 17th century led to an attempt ...
Stanley Baldwin... itain, and perhaps the world, who did not agree with British Prime Minister's 1932 declaration that "The bomber will always get through". He conceive ...
Emperor SenkaAmong his sons, Emperor Ankan,and Emperor Kimmei ascended to the throne
Michael Wilding... ee County co-star and close friend Elizabeth Taylor and her second husband,. Alerted by friend Kevin McCarthy, who witnessed the accident, Taylor rac ...
Joseph GutnickSoon after Rabbi Schneerson's death, philanthropistof Melbourne, Australia established the Ohel Chabad-Lubavitch Center on Fr ...
R.A. Fisher... was appointed assistant statistician at Rothamsted Experimental Station by. In 1933 he became head of statistics when Fisher went to University Coll ...
John F. Kennedy... ernatives. After the election of November 1960, Eisenhower in briefing withpointed out the communist threat in Southeast Asia as requiring prioritiza ...
Antoninus Pius... r Hadrian, who writes a long letter to Marcus Aurelius, the son and heir of, his successor and adoptive son. The Emperor meditates on his past, descr ...
Dowager Empress... reform in reviving monasticism; a negative example would be the role of thein the subjugation of China to European interests). Within nationalist mov ...
Cyprien Ntaryamira... The Rwandan Genocide in 1994, sparked by the killing of Ndadaye’s successor, further aggravated the conflict in Burundi by sparking additional massac ...
Vespasianand, and, at a later date, translated its Hebrew nam
Malcolm IV of ScotlandClan Ross is a Highland Scottish clan first named as such by Kingin 1160. The first of the chiefs was Fearchar, Earl of Ross from the O'Beo ...
John... ord of Alnwick, was accused of plotting with Robert Fitzwalter against Kingin 1212. In response, John ordered the demolition of Alnwick Castle and Ba ...
Saul... ic periods. Abraham's Well and the tombs of Abner ben Ner (the commander ofand David's army), Ruth and Jesse are also located in the city
Alfred of Wessex... thern England, where Jorvic had become the centre of the Viking kingdom butmanaged to keep them out of his country. Alfred and his successors continu ...
Pierre Buyoya... operated under a power-sharing political system until July 1996, when Tutsiseized power in a military coup. Under international pressure, the warring ...
George W. Bush... ar himself. Nehemiah Clark, of the cast, expressed disapproval of Presidentand the Iraq War, coming into conflict with Rachel Moyal, who served in Ir ...
Pope John Paul IIThe visit ofto Ireland in September proved to be a welcome break for Lynch from the da ...
Conrad of Montferrat... reduced by fever. Young Frederick had to ask the assistance of his kinsmanto lead him safely to Acre, by way of Tyre, where his father's bones were ...
Emperor Wu of Han... of China, covering more than two thousand years from the Yellow Emperor to. His definitive work laid the foundation for later Chinese historiography
David... s. Abraham's Well and the tombs of Abner ben Ner (the commander of Saul and's army), Ruth and Jesse are also located in the city
King Richard III... Middle Ages, the series is written as a secret history which contends thatwon the Battle of Bosworth Field, only to be mistaken for someone else and ...
Charles II, Duke of Zweibrücken... dren to the status of princes of the Empire. The protests of the next heir,(Deux-Ponts), supported by the king of Prussia, led to the War of Bavarian ...
Juan Crisóstomo Falcón... political figures) of the Army's most important at this stage are: Marshal, General in Chief Cipriano Castro, Brigadier General Ezequiel Zamora and ...
Oscar TemaruOn September 14, 2007,, 63, was elected president of French Polynesia for the 3rd time in 3 year ...
Alexander II of ScotlandFerquhard Ross helped King(1214–1249) crush a rebellion in Moray and Ross-shire. When King Alexander ...
Alberto Fujimori... he vote, Vargas Llosa was defeated by a then-unknown agricultural engineer,, in the subsequent run-off. Vargas Llosa included an account of his run f ...
Abba Eban... n. Apologies were soon sent by Prime Minister Levi Eshkol, Foreign Minister, and chargé d'affaires Efraim Evron. Within 48 hours, Israel offered to c ...
Napoleon IWhen French emperorcompleted his conquest of Northern Italy and began to push his armies towa ...
Pope Pius XI... was founded by the Roman Catholic Church in 1936 under its current name byand is placed under the protection of the reigning Pope). Its aim is to pr ...
Gerald R. Ford, Jr.... mains the only one of its kind in the country. On April 23, 1975, President, spoke at Tulane University's Fogelman Arena at the invitation of Congres ...
Theodore Roosevelt... 000 hands in a single day, breaking the record previously held by President, who had set the record with 8,513 handshakes at a White House reception ...
Clement AttleeBritish Prime Ministercommented in the House of Commons
Gabriel Narutowicz... governments changed frequently, corruption was commonplace. The open-mindedwas constitutionally elected president by the National Assembly in 1922, b ...
Roman Emperor... ted the life and death of one of the great rulers of the ancient world, theHadrian, who writes a long letter to Marcus Aurelius, the son and heir of ...
David Geffen... es, plus the return of bassist Neil Murray in place of Hodgkinson, producerinsisted that the album be remixed for the US release. In addition to the ...
Bill Clinton... artwork of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe". In 1993, when then-presidentwanted to appoint 'out' lesbian Roberta Achtenberg to assistant secretary ...
Augustus... d others) competing with Rome in the 1st century BC. By the time of Emperor, present-day Italy was included in the Roman Italy (Italia) as a province ...
John Tyler... n was 9,208. The County is named after John Tyler, Sr., father of President. Its county seat is
Henry II of England... ristians across Europe. The cry went up for a new crusade to the Holy Land.and Philip II of France ended their war with each other, and both imposed ...
Munju of Baekje... 곤지, 昆支). If so, then this legendary figure would also be the descended from
Francisco Franco... extended but in the 1950s, the Esperanto movement was tolerated again withaccepting the honorary patronage of the
Prince Edmund... der character: cunning, shrewd and witty, in sharp contrast to the bumblingof the first series. To make the show more cost-effective, it was also sho ...
Jérôme Bonaparte... during the 17th and 18th centuries. They were finally abolished by order of, king of Westphalia, in 1811
Walter O'Malley... ying at the Polo Grounds in Manhattan. After the 1957 season, Dodgers ownerdecided to move the team to Los Angeles for financial reasons, among other ...
Philip II of France... The cry went up for a new crusade to the Holy Land. Henry II of England andended their war with each other, and both imposed a "Saladin tithe" on the ...
Eleazar López Contreras... relevant (apart from the general Gómez himself), were the General in Chiefand Division General Isaías Medina Angarita
Henry I... rt de Beaumont, Count of Meulan held the principal manor of Napton. In 1107made de Beaumont Earl of Leicester and de Beaumont's manor at Napton becam ...
Ranjit Singh... hem, Zaman Shah made the mistake of appointing a forceful young Sikh chief,, as his governor in the Punjab. This "one-eyed" warrior would later becom ...
Sir Francis BaconThe Baconian method is the investigative method developed by. The method was put forward in Bacon's book Novum Organum (1620), or 'New ...
Charlemagne... first documented use of the name Wiesbaden is by Einhard, the biographer of, whose writings mention "Wisabada" sometime between 828 and 830
Hadrian... nd death of one of the great rulers of the ancient world, the Roman Emperor, who writes a long letter to Marcus Aurelius, the son and heir of Antonin ...
Charles Theodore... ved with joy by the long-suppressed Liberals, and laid siege to Ingolstadt., who had done nothing to prevent wars or to resist the invasion, fled to ...
Emperor Yōzei... ototsune was influential in the process by Kōkō became emperor. At the timewas deposed, Prince Tokiaytsu was already Governor of Hitachi and Chief Mi ...
Babur... ntres of Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. The autobiography of Mughal emperor, Tuzk Babari was also written in Turkish
Emperor Ankan... hes of the Yamato, pitting the supporters of sons who would become known asand Emperor Senka against those who were backers of the son who would beco ...
Maximilian IV... gain occupied the country, in preparation for renewing the war with France.Joseph (of Zweibrücken) the new elector succeeded to a difficult inheritan ...
Bob McNamara... t difficult unless you want to 'kiss his behind' all the time. That is whatsuggested to me...if I wanted to get along.
Emperor Wu of Han... logers. His father, Sima Tan, served as the Prefect of the Grand Scribes of(Emperor "Han Wudi"). His main responsibilities were managing the imperial ...
Juan Domingo Perón... rk in fact existed, and in Argentina was largely run by Argentine President, a Nazi sympathiser who had been impressed by Mussolini's reign in Italy ...
Prince George of Denmark... treated the Danes and their monarch with great contempt. This book offended, the consort of Queen Anne; and the Danish Minister protested
Adolf HitlerIn 1923, Winifred met, who greatly admired Wagner's music. When Hitler was jailed for his part ...
Frank LloydRussell approached directorfor help changing her image; but, instead of helping her, Lloyd cast her a ...
Wu Sangui... oncurrently the last Ming pretender had been captured and killed by General, extinguishing any hope Koxinga may have had of re-establishing the Ming ...
SpartaThe polis ofwas the greatest military land power of classical Greek antiquity. During ...
Adolf Hitler... h stylized "Armanen" sig runes) was a major paramilitary organization underand the Nazi Party. Built upon the Nazi ideology, the SS under Heinrich Hi ...
Barack ObamaOther well-known government figures, such as Senior Advisor to PresidentDavid Axelrod, former Director of Central Intelligence James Woolsey and f ...
Harry S. Truman... tter dated July 25, 1946, Prime Minister Attlee wrote to American President: "I am sure you will agree that the inhuman crime committed in Jerusalem ...
Manuel Ezequiel Bruzual... ón, General in Chief Cipriano Castro, Brigadier General Ezequiel Zamora and
Isaac Newton... fied data, he kept the incomplete records under seal at Greenwich. In 1712,, then President of the Royal Society, and Edmund Halley obtained the data ...
John Adams... from a lack of leadership after the death of Hamilton and the retirement of, quickly declined; it revived briefly in opposition to the War of 1812, b ...
Bill Clinton... (born July 23, 1973) is an American woman with whom United States Presidentadmitted to having had an "improper relationship" while she worked at the ...
Emperor Zeno... meaning "table" or "board", was a game mentioned in an epigram of Byzantine(AD 476–481). It was similar to modern backgammon in that the object of th ...
Menelik I... c traditions, which hold that all monarchs must trace their lineage back to, who in the Ethiopian tradition was the offspring of King Solomon and the ...
Euric... alled themselves in Tarraconensis (410) and when in 475 the Visigothic kingformed the kingdom of Tolosa (modern Toulouse, France), he incorporated th ...
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Prince of Wales... as the nearest stop to Althorp, it was the final stop on the journey by theand his two sons during the funeral of the Princess of Wales, and was seen ...
Emperor Senka... pitting the supporters of sons who would become known as Emperor Ankan andagainst those who were backers of the son who would become known as Empero ...
Emperor of Japan... ective term for the very few most powerful men attached to the court of thein pre-Meiji eras
Pervez MusharrafPakistani President- then as Army Chief of Staff - was responsible for sending thousands of P ...
Princess of Wales... e journey by the Prince of Wales and his two sons during the funeral of the, and was seen on television screens across the world as they got off the ...
Victoria of the United KingdomHe convinced the government of Queento spare the lives of six Irish people convicted of terrorist activities a ...
Cheraman Perumal... of Kerala with their capital at Vanchi. Kodungallur was also the capital of, the last Chera ruler in the 7th century A.D. The legend is that he abdic ...
Przemysł II... ical reasons—became more common again in Western Europe. The reigns of Kingof Poland (1296), William the Silent of the Netherlands (1584), and the Fr ...
Queen of Sheba... I, who in the Ethiopian tradition was the offspring of King Solomon and the
Jawaharlal Nehru... on of Indians from within the Congress Party, including C. Rajagopalachari,, Vallabhbhai Patel, Subhash Chandra Bose and others- who would later on c ...
Jean-Baptiste BagazaIn 1976, Coloneltook power in a bloodless coup. Although Bagaza led a Tutsi-dominated mili ...
Louis IX... during the 11th Century and became a favorite pastime of gamblers. In 1254,issued a decree prohibiting his court officials and subjects from playing. ...
Eric Bloodaxe... d in stanzas of an anonymous 10th century poem commemorating the death of aknown as Eiríksmál as compiled in Fagrskinna. Valhalla has inspired variou ...
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Mary, Queen of Scots... about a century later the magistrates of the town obtained permission from, to use part of the convent and nunnery as a parish church. From around 1 ...
Petronius Maximus... soldiers who had served under Aetius, probably instigated by the Patricius, who succeeded to obtain the throne. Petronius, who was a high-ranking im ...
Emperor Kimmei... r Senka against those who were backers of the son who would become known as
Bob GuccionePenthouse, a men's magazine founded by, combines urban lifestyle articles and softcore pornographic pictorials t ...
Holy Roman EmperorThe elderlyFrederick I Barbarossa responded to the call immediately. He took up the C ...
Juan Vicente Gómez... first half of the 20th century, is the political figure of General in Chief, who originally based on the plans of General in Chief Cipriano Castro, b ...
Pierre BuyoyaIn 1987, Majoroverthrew Col. Bagaza in a military coup d'état. He dissolved opposition p ...
George W. Bush... have its citizens pass a resolution endorsing the impeachment of President, and in 2011 it was one of thirteen Vermont towns isolated by flooding ca ...
Bill Clinton... ributions toward world education, morality, and acts of charity". Presidentspoke these words at the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony
Edwin of Northumbria... of Deira (632–633 or 633–634) in northern England. He was a cousin of king, being the son of Edwin's uncle Æthelric of Deira. Osric was also the fat ...
Nicole FontaineIn April 2001, the president of the European Parliament(who called Massoud the "pole of liberty in Afghanistan") invited Massoud ...
Sennacherib... syrian vassalage, (despite a disastrous rebellion against the Assyrian king), but in the last half of the 7th century BCE Assyria suddenly collapsed, ...
King Christian XHe was the son ofof Denmark and Queen Alexandrine, born Duchess of Mecklenburg, and the fou ...
David I... in the service of Walter fitz Alan, who had been appointed Steward by King
Sancho III of Navarre... ain (1056), and his heirs carried on the tradition. He was a younger son ofand Mayor of Castile, and by his father's will recognised the supremacy of ...
Æthelric of Deira... e was a cousin of king Edwin of Northumbria, being the son of Edwin's uncle. Osric was also the father of Oswine
Pope John Paul IIWith the changes in the canonization process introduced byin 1983, a College of Relators was added to prepare the cases of those dec ...
Princess Märtha of SwedenOn 21 March 1929 in Oslo, he married his first cousinwith whom he had one son, Harald, and two daughters, Ragnhild and Astrid. ...
Sancho VII... lians under Alfonso, Aragonese and Catalans under Peter II, Navarrese under, and Franks under the archbishop Arnold of Narbonne all flocked to the ef ...
JogailaBeginning with the Lithuanian Grand Duke(Władysław II Jagiełło), the Jagiellon dynasty (1386–1572) formed the Poli ...
Eleanor of Aquitaine... 5th century, Bordeaux regained importance following the marriage of Duchesswith the French-speaking Count Henri Plantagenet, born in Le Mans, who bec ...
Cyrus... gly, one finds scenes of the exploits of Augustus, Alexander the Great, andalluding to the deeds of Louis XIV (Lighthart, 1997; Sabatier, 1999). For ...
AlexandrineHe was the son of King Christian X of Denmark and Queen, born Duchess of Mecklenburg, and the fourth Danish monarch of the House ...
Cadwallon ap CadfanAfter Edwin was killed in battle againstof Gwynedd and Penda of Mercia, Northumbria fell into disarray, with Eanfr ...
Alexander IIIWhen Wallace was growing up, Kingruled Scotland. His reign had seen a period of peace and economic stabilit ...
Lucius Tarquinius PriscusIn the early 6th century BC, during the reign of Rome's fifth king, the Sabines attacked Rome. Tarquinius had been preparing to construct a ...
John Quincy Adams... ted debate in Congress, Massachusetts Representative (and former President)successfully argued to restore the lost funds with interest. Though Congre ...
Charles VIII... war with the League of the Public Weal. The matter became more urgent after's invasion of Italy (known as the First Peninsular War)
Lyndon B. Johnson... he was greeting the President of the United States as he did when Presidentthanked him for donating money to school drop-out prevention programs
Mary Robinson... led the Anti-Amendment Campaign, which included future President of Ireland. The Pro Life Amendment Campaign subsequently became the Pro Life Campaig ...
Pope Paul VIOn 8 May 1969,issued the Apostolic Constitution Sacra Rituum Congregatio, dividing it in ...
Licinius# The status of the lapsed in the persecution underThe council was formally opened May 20, in the central structure of the im ...
Oswald of Bernicia... paganism that it was decided to add that year to the reign of the Christian, who defeated Cadwallon and came to rule both Bernicia and Deira, so as t ...
Olusegun Obasanjo... 9 May 2000, the Lagos Guardian newspaper reported that the now ex-presidentcommuted to retirement the dismissal of all military persons who fought fo ...
Al Gore... minee George W. Bush were colored red, and states won by Democratic nomineewere colored blue. Although the assignment of colors to political parties ...
Alexander the Great... eece played an important role in the art of the western world. In the East,'s conquests initiated several centuries of exchange between Greek, Centra ...
Peter II... gainst the Almohads. Castilians under Alfonso, Aragonese and Catalans under, Navarrese under Sancho VII, and Franks under the archbishop Arnold of Na ...
Alfred the Great... dorus Siculus. Ninus continued to be mentioned by European historians (e.g.), even up until knowledge of cuneiform enabled a more precise reconstruct ...
Frederick II of Hohenstaufen... ilt by Roger II of Sicily around 1131. Destroyed in 1156, it was rebuilt by. The castle now serves as a gallery for a variety of temporary exhibition ...
Mayor of Castile... carried on the tradition. He was a younger son of Sancho III of Navarre and, and by his father's will recognised the supremacy of his eldest brother, ...
Eleanor... cultural achievement. His marriage (Burgos, before 17 September 1177) with(Leonora), daughter of Henry II of England and , brought him under the inf ...
Bernard Kouchner... ivilians being murdered and starved by the blockading forces. French doctoralso witnessed these events, particularly the huge number of starving chil ...
PresidentTheis the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces ex officio. The military aut ...
Mirabeau B. Lamar... mission to seek a site for a new capital to be named for Stephen F. Austin., second president of the newly formed Republic of Texas, advised the comm ...
Crown Prince Frederick... was Prince Christian of Denmark (later King Christian X), the eldest son ofand Princess Louise of Sweden (later King Frederick VIII and Queen Louise) ...
David... up of the United kingdom of Israel (1020 to about 930 BC), created by Saul,and Solomon, which was a union of the twelve Israelite tribes. After the n ...
García Sánchez III of Navarre... e, and by his father's will recognised the supremacy of his eldest brother,. While Ferdinand inaugurated the rule of the Navarrese Jiménez dynasty ov ...
Alexios III Angelos... e delivered this ultimatum to the Lombard envoy who was sent by the Emperor, who was the pretender's uncle and had seized the throne from the pretend ...
Penda of MerciaAfter Edwin was killed in battle against Cadwallon ap Cadfan of Gwynedd and, Northumbria fell into disarray, with Eanfrith taking power in the sub-ki ...
King Christian IX... lace in Kongens Lyngby on Zealand during the reign of his great-grandfather. His father was Prince Christian of Denmark (later King Christian X), the ...
Ronald Reagan... a movie based on the book. The cast included Ann Sheridan, Robert Cummings,and Betty Field. The suit worn by Ronald Reagan in the film is on display ...
Stanisław PoniatowskiIn 1764 Catherine placed, her former lover, on the Polish throne. Although the idea of partitionin ...
Hugh Hefner... s article in his book, she had lambasted both Bogdanovich and Playboy mogul, claiming that Stratten was a victim of them as much as of her husband, P ...
Saul... break-up of the United kingdom of Israel (1020 to about 930 BC), created by, David and Solomon, which was a union of the twelve Israelite tribes. Aft ...
Emperor Charles V... after the birth in Flanders of Joanna and Philip's second child (the future), the succession to the Castilian and Aragonese crowns was thrown into tu ...
Gerald Ford... cal community called for Nixon's resignation or impeachment. Vice Presidentsaid, "While it may be easy to delete characterization from the printed pa ...
Edward, the Black Prince... ar withdraws at the last minute after learning his true identity is that of(who assumed another identity hoping he will get a rare chance to compete ...
Taytu Betul... rt. By the first days of January, Emperor Menelik, accompanied by his Queen, had led large forces into Tigray, and besieged the Italians for 15 days ...
Queen Margaret... e Lancastrians and the Yorkists. With the mental collapse of King Henry VI,used the Duchy of Lancaster lands in the Midlands, including Kenilworth, a ...
Prince Christian of Denmark... during the reign of his great-grandfather King Christian IX. His father was(later King Christian X), the eldest son of Crown Prince Frederick and Pri ...
Haakon VII of Norway... , Prince of Denmark. He was given the name Olav when his father became Kingin 1905
Holy Roman Emperor... lizabeth would make him a Prince and Field Marshal on becoming Empress. Thewould also make Razumovsky a Count of the Holy Roman Empire
Sir Hans Sloane... al museum". Its foundations lie in the will of the physician and naturalist(1660–1753). During the course of his lifetime Sloane gathered an enviable ...
Edward III of England... ly associated with the status of knighthood. At the Battle of Crécy (1346),sent his son, Edward, the Black Prince, to lead the charge into battle and ...
John Adams... . On June 11, 1776, Congress appointed a "Committee of Five", consisting ofof Massachusetts, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania, Thomas Jefferson of V ...
Charles, duke of Lorraine... le de Montpensier, while the archduke took more fortresses in Flanders, and, with an army of plundering mercenaries, marched through Champagne to joi ...
Rehoboam... of the twelve Israelite tribes. After the northern tribes refused to accept, the son of Solomon, as their king. At first, only the tribe of Judah rem ...
Lech Wałęsa... 1946 address built a legacy bringing to Westminster College world leaders:, Margaret Thatcher, Harry S Truman, Gerald R. Ford, Ronald W. Reagan, Geo ...
Ludwig I of Bavaria... mples of the latter include the Walhalla temple built by Leo von Klenze forbetween 1830–1847 near Regensburg, Germany, and the Tresco Abbey Gardens V ...
Thomas Jefferson... . Many of the buildings represent architecture from the 1800s including the-designed Courthouse building
King George II... ot wishing to see his collection broken up after death, he bequeathed it to, for the nation, for the princely sum of £20,000
Edward, the Black Prince... ghthood. At the Battle of Crécy (1346), Edward III of England sent his son,, to lead the charge into battle and when pressed to send reinforcements, ...
Frederick III... ties of the Franc (Flanders), nor Imperial support from Maximilian's fatherproving decisive. Both sides came to terms in the Peace of Senlis in 1493, ...
Wilhelm II... elves at the front of the movement, and on 7 November, demanded that Kaiserabdicate. When he refused, Prince Max of Baden simply announced that he ha ...
Jawaharlal Nehru... increasing grounds within the Congress leadership. Under the presidency ofat its historic Lahore session in December 1929, the Indian National Congr ...
McKinley... ed the first phones in Burke and his stables housed the horses of Presidentand Vice President Theodore Roosevelt. Produce from his farm was transport ...
Henry VII... as a military balance to the nearby castle of Warwick. With the victory ofat Bosworth, Kenilworth again received royal attention; Henry visited freq ...
Lyndon B. Johnson... ll but once, the exception being 1964 when Warren County voted for Democratover Barry M. Goldwater. Before the Republican party was formed, Warren Co ...
Tiberius... dici, or veterinarians. Using these stations in chariot relays, the emperorhastened in 24 hours to join his brother, Drusus Germanicus, who was dying ...
Solomon... United kingdom of Israel (1020 to about 930 BC), created by Saul, David and, which was a union of the twelve Israelite tribes. After the northern tri ...
Dwight D. Eisenhower... een chosen as the headquarters for the Supreme Allied Commander, US General, during D-Day
Alexandra of Denmark... e was the last surviving grandchild of Edward VII of the United Kingdom and
William, Prince of Orange... should the battle be lost. They were mostly composed of Dutch troops under's younger brother Prince Frederik of the Netherlands
Sterling HaydenIt starredand Huston's personal friend, Sam Jaffe. It also became the first serious ...
Humayun... ammad' during Friday khutbas. Sher Khan, an adversary of the Mughal emperor, was content if Bengal was given to him in return of the emperor retainin ...
Motilal Nehru... esistance among people. The conference appointed a drafting committee underto draw up a constitution for India. The Calcutta session of the Indian Na ...
Augustus... der the empire, one public and one private. The Cursus publicus, founded by, carried the mail of officials by relay throughout the Roman road system. ...
AlfredMuch of what is known about Asser comes from his biography of, in particular a short section in which Asser recounts how Alfred recruit ...
Jehoash of Judah... ise had prophetic powers. And thinking a child of seven – the age of Joas () in the Second Book of Kings – too young to have the part given him in At ...
James Madison... the area was organized to form Madison County. The name was chosen to honor, who had been the two-term President of the United States up until two ye ...
Tullus HostiliusIn the 7th century BC, during the reign of Rome's third king, the Sabines and the Romans again warred. The pretexts for the war were, ...
Casimir IV Jagiellon... tle of Žalgiris) (1410) and in 1466 the milestone Peace of Thorn under King; the treaty created the future Duchy of Prussia. In the south, Poland con ...
BaburThe sovereign's name was also declared in khutbas during the Mughal rule;was styled 'Zahir-ud-Din Bábar Muhammad' during Friday khutbas. Sher Khan ...
George Washington... on. He was a Revolutionary War soldier who was a personal bodyguard to Gen.at Valley Forge. He was also one of the pioneers at Fort Boonesborough in ...
John Major... lack of responsiveness in the quality of public services. The government ofsought to tackle this with a Citizen's Charter programme. This sought to e ...
Thomas Jefferson... nsisting of John Adams of Massachusetts, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania,of Virginia, Robert R. Livingston of New York, and Roger Sherman of Connec ...
Emperor Henry III... ed, in Juan de Mariana, who wrote that in 1055, at a synod in Florence, theurged Victor II to prohibit under severe penalties the use of the imperial ...
Emilio AguinaldoIn the hunt for the Guerrilla GeneralAmerican troops also poisoned water wells to try to force out the Filipino ...
Ronald Reagan... istic slab of stone.” James Watt, Secretary of the Interior under President, initially refused to issue a building permit for the memorial due to the ...
Numa Pompilius... n customs, as well as Etruscan, despite the fact that they were espoused by, second king of Rome and a Sabine
Arthur Goldberg... eral wing of the Court, together with Warren, Douglas, William Brennan, and. They said the Court had a role beyond that of Congress. Yet while he oft ...
Solomon... te tribes. After the northern tribes refused to accept Rehoboam, the son of, as their king. At first, only the tribe of Judah remained loyal to the h ...
Andrew Jackson... nowledge among men". After the nephew died without issue in 1835, Presidentinformed Congress of the bequest. Richard Rush was appointed as agent of t ...
Haakon VII of Norway... nderburg-Glücksburg, Olav was born in the United Kingdom as the son of Kingand Queen Maud of Norway. At birth Olav was given the names Alexander Edwa ...
Ulysses S. Grant... eer among other animals, is located on property formerly owned by presidentin the period between the Mexican War and the Civil War
Thomas Jefferson... arty" in the mid-1850s as homage to the values of republicanism promoted by's Republican party. The idea for the name came from an editorial by the p ...
Infanta Joanna... rived from a council of Burgundian notables. On 20 October 1496, he married, daughter of King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile, ...
Charles II of SpainIn 1701, following the death in late 1700 of King, war broke out over who should succeed him to the Spanish throne. Althoug ...
Count Roger IAgrigento was captured by the Normans underin 1087, who established a Latin bishopric there. The population declined ...
Isaiah BerlinAccording to, Romanticism embodied "a new and restless spirit, seeking violently to bu ...
Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor... the first member of the house of Habsburg to be King of Castile. The son of, Philip inherited the greater part of the Duchy of Burgundy and the Burgu ...
Hezekiah... s that they failed to enforce worship of Yahweh alone. Of the "good" kings,(727–698 BCE) is noted for his efforts at stamping out idolatry (in this c ...
William III of Orange... ampton Court Maze; planted in the 1690s by George London and Henry Wise for. The maze covers a third of an acre and contains half a mile of paths. It ...
Thomas R. Pickering... squads' ... I'd repudiate him instantly." Helms opposed the appointment ofas Ambassador to El Salvador. alleged that the CIA had interfered in the S ...
Henry IIIIn 1585 Pasquier was appointed byadvocate-general at the Paris cours des comptes, an important body having ...
Louis XIII of France... ld at that point become overwhelming in the empire triggered France, led byand Cardinal Richelieu, to enter the war on the Protestant side. (Louis's ...
Richard Holbrooke... In late 2009 Raphel was (again) appointed to the Af-Pak region as deputy to, the US. Special Representative to Afghanistan and Pakistan, by the Obama ...
Mahinthrathirat... der in 1564. The royal family was taken to Pegu, with the king's eldest soninstalled as the vassal king. In 1568, Mahinthrathirat revolted when his f ...
Henry II... 16 against King John, it was Blanche's English ancestry as granddaughter tothat led to Louis being offered the throne of England as Louis I. However, ...
Andrés Manuel López Obrador... Robles Berlanga became the first woman mayor of Mexico City. In 2000, PRD'sbecame the second democratically elected mayor of Mexico City. López Obrad ...
Ian FlemingAmis became associated with's James Bond novels, which he greatly admired, in the late 1960s, when he ...
Leopold II... the language of administration. The enlightened absolutism of Joseph II and, who introduced minor language concessions, showed promise for the Czech ...
King George VGuisborough has a King George's Field in memory of, and the town's football team Guisborough Town FC plays on the King Georg ...
Charles de Gaulle... leaders at state events, such as the state funerals of John F. Kennedy and, the summits of the Non-Aligned Movement, and the 1971 celebration of the ...
Harald V... died in the evening of a myocardial infarction. An interview given by King, and hints in a biography by Jo Benkow, who was the president of the parl ...
Queen Margrethe IIHe was succeeded by his eldest daughter,. Queen Ingrid survived her husband by 28 years. She died on 7 November 20 ...
Grigori Alexandrovich PotemkinAfter her affair with her lover and adviserended in 1776, he allegedly selected a candidate-lover for her who had the ...
Theodore Roosevelt... and his stables housed the horses of President McKinley and Vice President. Produce from his farm was transported to Georgetown where it became part ...
Charles IThe sole reasonassembled Parliament in 1640 was to ask it to pass finance bills, since th ...
Maha Chakkraphat... but failed. The second Burmese invasion led by King Bayinnaung forced Kingto surrender in 1564. The royal family was taken to Pegu, with the king's ...
Theodore Roosevelt... This made a perfect place to build an irrigation system. In 1902 Presidentsigned the Reclamation Act, and in 1906 the Sun River Irrigation Project w ...
Hubert Humphrey... r assaulted. An invitation was extended to Nixon's opponent, Vice-President, but he declined. According to George Schlatter, the show's creator, "Hum ...
Gyges... hese in the Greek tradition are associated with Sardis, the capital city of, constructed in the 7th century BC
Charles I... the higher proportion of Calvinists and other Reformed churches, as well as's refusal to take up the case of some Guernsey seamen who had been captur ...
George Washington... built the first water-works in America to pump water for public use. Whileand his troops stayed in Valley Forge, Washington stored his personal effe ...
Richard NixonDuring the September 16, 1968 episode,, running for president, appeared for a few seconds with a disbelieving vo ...
Queen Alexandra... Wales's Yorkshire Regiment), the British regiment named for his grandmother
Urraca... of Le Goulet between Philip Augustus and John of England, Blanche's sisterwas betrothed to Philip's son, Louis. Their grandmother Eleanor of Aquitai ...
Henry V of England... fe of Henry the Fifth (in the First Folio text). It tells the story of King, focusing on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt ...
Peter III... rts during the reign of Catherine. Under her leadership, she completed whathad started; the church’s lands were appropriated, and the budget of both ...
Joseph II... ace German as the language of administration. The enlightened absolutism ofand Leopold II, who introduced minor language concessions, showed promise ...
Ulysses S. Grant... sville was the Battle of Cold Harbor, the final battle of Union Lieut. Gen.'s 1864 Overland Campaign. This was fought over the same ground as the Bat ...
Henry IV of France... ardinal Richelieu, to enter the war on the Protestant side. (Louis's fatherhad once been a Huguenot leader.) In 1635 Ferdinand signed his last import ...
Charles de Gaulle... 3, the emperor was among other heads of state, including France's President, who traveled to Washington D.C. and attended the funeral of assassinated ...
Jawaharlal NehruMountbatten was fond of Congress leaderand his liberal outlook for the country. He felt differently about the Mus ...
Edward VI... o prominence under Henry VIII and became the leading political figure under. Dudley was a patron of John Shute, an early exponent of classical archit ...
Mary of Burgundy... of Burgundy and the Burgundian Netherlands (as Philip IV) from his mother,, and briefly succeeded to the Crown of Castile as the husband of Queen Jo ...
Isaac II Angelos... ilip's brother-in-law and the son of the recently deposed Byzantine emperor. Alexios had recently fled to Philip in 1201 but it is unknown whether or ...
Queen VictoriaIn 1796, the Great Hall was restored and in 1838, during the reign of, the restoration was completed and the palace opened to the public. The h ...
Bayinnaung... ith an invasion in 1548 but failed. The second Burmese invasion led by Kingforced King Maha Chakkraphat to surrender in 1564. The royal family was ta ...
George W. Bush... ublican for President in all but one election since 1952. In 2004 and 2008,and John McCain swept every county in the state, both receiving over 65 pe ...
Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin... uise of Sweden (later King Frederick VIII and Queen Louise). His mother was, a daughter of Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin ...
AchillesBoth Homer and Hesiod described a flat disc cosmography on the shield of
Alejandro Toledo... t in the Peruvian general election, 2011 by saying he was going to vote for(Peruvian former president 2001-2006). After cast his vote, he said his co ...
Ronald ReaganMcCain's politics at this point were mainly in line with President, including support for Reaganomics, and he was active on Indian Affairs b ...
Raymond GubbayMany events are promoted by the Hall themselves, whilstpromotes over 70 events a year, having brought a range of events since the ...
Henry VIII... ntly and had a tennis court constructed at the castle for his use. His son,, decided that Kenilworth should be maintained as a royal castle. He aband ...
Bill Richardson... e, Assistant Secretary of State Rick Indefurth and American U.N. Ambassadorflew to northern Afghanistan and tried to convince the leadership of the U ...
Henry... 1216, the barons changed their allegiance to John's son, the nine-year-old
Alyattes... by Mysia, Caria, Phrygia and coastal Ionia. Later on, the military power ofand Croesus expanded Lydia into an empire, with its capital at Sardis, whi ...
Brian Epstein... oined her and tried to kiss her until she (in her words) "pushed him away".'s personal assistant, Peter Brown, maintains that Cynthia did sleep with ...
Uzziah... Kirjath-jearim to Mount Zion (1 Chr. 13; 15:2–24; 16:4–43; comp. 2 Sam. 6),'s tzaraas (commonly translated as "leprosy") and its cause (2 Chr. 26:16– ...
Clement Attlee... egion and in particular his perceived Labour sympathies at that time led toappointing him Viceroy of India after the war, charged with overseeing the ...
Pope Benedict XVI... ed in that they are "doing God's work" by ridding the world of LGBT people., the leader of the Roman Catholic Church has stoked this sentiment as wel ...
Philip of Swabia... while, had left the fleet before it sailed from Venice, to visit his cousin. The reasons for his visit are a matter of debate; he may have realized t ...
John Major... as Dame Norma Major, who gained her title six years before her husband Sirwas knighted). The husbands of Dames have no honorific, so Dame Norma's hu ...
Ferdinand II of León... houses of Lara and Castro both claimed the regency, as did the boy's uncle,. In 1159 the young Alfonso was put briefly in the custody of García Garcé ...
King Charles I... te. This unfortunate quarrel became the fruitful source of infinite evil toand to his government. Two parties were formed in the cabinet, and through ...
Emperor Xiaowu of Liu Song... thematics. When he was only a youth his talent earned him much repute. Whenheard of him, he was sent to an Academy, the Hualin Xuesheng (華林學省), and l ...
James BondAmis became associated with Ian Fleming'snovels, which he greatly admired, in the late 1960s, when he began composi ...
Marie-Louise... apartments were, however, arranged and decorated for the use of the empress. The emperor chose to reside at the Grand Trianon. The château continued ...
Sir Hans Sloane... ed in 1753, largely based on the collections of the physician and scientist. The museum first opened to the public on 15 January 1759 in Montagu Hous ...
John Stockwell... i Kotoka and the National Liberation Council. Several commentators, such as, have claimed the coup received support from the CIA
Thomas Jefferson... 1817), and who had handled the Louisiana Purchase as Secretary of State for. At the time that Madison County was organized, the land south of Saline ...
Oswine... ng the son of Edwin's uncle Æthelric of Deira. Osric was also the father of
Charles II... handed over to England, as promised, so flying the St George's Cross untilsold it to the king of France in 1662
Josiah... E), revived idolatry, drawing down on the kingdom the anger of Yahweh. King(640–609 BCE) returned to the worship of Yahweh alone, but his efforts wer ...
Sancho III of CastileAlfonso was born toand Blanche, daughter of García Ramírez of Navarre, in Soria on 11 Novembe ...
Zakir HussainDrthe former President of India once told to Milad Mehfil in Monghyar on Nov ...
Barack ObamaAlso circulating is the Chesterfield Observer, a county-wide newspaper.stopped at John Tyler Community College in Chester on August 21, 2008, whe ...
John F. KennedyDespite the criticism, modern politicians as diverse as, Ronald Reagan, Michael Dukakis, and Sarah Palin, have all made reference ...
Louis VIII... arch 1188 – 26 November 1252), was a Queen consort of France as the wife of. She acted as regent twice during the reign of her son, Louis IX
Charles Martel... 17, had achieved complete independence from the feeble Frankish kings. Whenbecame the virtual ruler of the Frankish realm he brought the Bavarians in ...
Andrew Huxley... electrical properties of nerve cells, culminating in work by Alan Hodgkin,, and others on the biophysics of the action potential, and the work of Be ...
Leopold I... the Mutual Pact of Succession he had signed during the reign of his father,. Charles sought the other European powers' approval. They exacted harsh t ...
Gregory Peck... r his father, Walter Huston. However, his father died in 1950, and he choseto play the starring role of Captain Ahab. The movie was filmed over a thr ...
Ferdinand IIAfter Emperorbegan oppressing the rights of Protestants in Bohemia, the resulting Bohem ...
Ragnhild... ncess Märtha of Sweden with whom he had one son, Harald, and two daughters,and Astrid. As exiles during World War II, Crown Princess Märtha and the R ...
Ronald Reagan... Carter, then president, had avowed his renewed and reaffirmed Christianity;was elected as his successor using a specifically Christian discourse
Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark... holas II of Russia, George I of Greece, Oscar II of Sweden, his grandfather, the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII of the United Kingdom) and hi ...
Cyrus the GreatThe last events in Chronicles take place in the reign of, the Persian king who conquered Babylon in 539 BCE; this sets an earliest ...
George I... five original towers; Christopher Wren's Lion gate built for Queen Anne and; and the Tudor and 17th-century perimeter walls
Solomonic dynasty... ts acknowledgment of his imperial legitimacy, and announcing the end of the
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Queen Anne... example of the five original towers; Christopher Wren's Lion gate built forand George I; and the Tudor and 17th-century perimeter walls
Manasseh of Judah... erah, among other traditional Near Eastern divinities), but his successors,(698–642 BCE) and Amon (642–640 BCE), revived idolatry, drawing down on th ...
Michael HeseltineMeanwhilehad introduced a comprehensive system of corporate and business planning ( ...
Henry IV... d at Tours, working steadily at his great book, but he returned to Paris in's train in March 1594. He continued until 1604 at his work in the chambre ...
Naresuan... ated Burmese invasions (1584–1593), capped by an elephant duel between Kingand Burmese heir-apparent Mingyi Swa in 1593 in which Naresuan famously sl ...
Eleanor of EnglandWithhe had 11 children
Ahmed Sékou Touré... ican unity. He lived in exile in Conakry, Guinea, as the guest of President, who made him honorary co-president of the country. He read, wrote, corre ...
Elizabeth I... son, Robert, Earl of Leicester, in 1563, four years after the succession ofto the throne. Leicester's lands in Warwickshire were worth between £500–£ ...
Harald... arried his first cousin Princess Märtha of Sweden with whom he had one son,, and two daughters, Ragnhild and Astrid. As exiles during World War II, C ...
Cyrus the Great... s of Judah to the time of the Babylonian exile, concluding with the call byfor the exiles to return to their land
Princess Louise of Sweden... mark (later King Christian X), the eldest son of Crown Prince Frederick and(later King Frederick VIII and Queen Louise). His mother was Alexandrine o ...
Pope John Paul II... ed rapidly during the 1990s. The city has a redeveloped airport named after, Karol Wojtyła Airport, with connections to several European cities
Manuel A. Odría... the Cathedral is based on the tyrannical dictatorship of Peruvian President. The protagonist, Santiago, rebels against the suffocating dictatorship b ...
Queen Mary... egan the process of modernising Kenilworth. Before his execution in 1553 byfor attempting to place Lady Jane Grey on the throne, Dudley had built the ...
Stanisław PoniatowskiSir Charles Hanbury Williams, the British ambassador to Russia, offereda place in the embassy, in return for gaining Catherine as an ally. Poniat ...
Henry I... fonso died at Gutierre-Muñoz and was succeeded by his eldest surviving son,, named after his maternal grandfather
Prince Carl of Denmark... in Appleton House, Flitcham, Sandringham estate, Norfolk, United Kingdom toand Princess Maud of Wales, (daughter of King Edward VII of the United Kin ...
Endelkachew Makonnen... television to agree to the army's demands for still greater pay, and namedas his new Prime Minister. However, despite Endalkatchew's many concession ...
Henry... to Italy in 1605, and during 1611–12 arranged to sell Kenilworth Castle to, the Prince of Wales. Henry died before completing the full purchase, whi ...
Ferdinand... g year, leaving a pregnant Joanna behind in Madrid, where she gave birth to, later Holy Roman Emperor. Philip's life with Joanna was rendered extreme ...
Qazan... aravan route between Balkh and Bukhara. The Chagatai Mongol khans Kebek andbuilt palaces here on the site of Genghis Khan's summer pasture. In 1364, ...
Philip AugustusIn consequence of the Treaty of Le Goulet betweenand John of England, Blanche's sister Urraca was betrothed to Philip's son ...
Jimmy Carter... d-1970s had led to the growth of the religious right through televangelism., then president, had avowed his renewed and reaffirmed Christianity; Rona ...
Alexios III Angelos... of the Pope if they would sail to Byzantium and topple the reigning emperor, brother of Isaac II. It was a tempting offer for an enterprise that was ...
Eanfrith... Cadfan of Gwynedd and Penda of Mercia, Northumbria fell into disarray, withtaking power in the sub-kingdom of Bernicia and Osric taking power in Deir ...
García Ramírez of NavarreAlfonso was born to Sancho III of Castile and Blanche, daughter of, in Soria on 11 November 1155. He was named after his grandfather Alfonso ...
Constantine the GreatThe reign ofsaw the division of the Empire into its Eastern and Western halves, as wel ...
Maha Thammarachathirat... The ensuing third invasion captured Ayutthaya in 1569, and Bayinnaung madevassal king
James BondThe charred wreck was featured in the 1974movie The Man with the Golden Gun, as a covert headquarters for MI6
Gregory Peck... ick, which was faithfully based on the novel by Herman Melville and starredas Captain Ahab, Richard Basehart as Ishmael, and Orson Welles as Father M ...
Eleanor of England... ncia, Spain, 1188, the third daughter of Alfonso VIII, king of Castile, and. Eleanor was a daughter of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine
Pharaoh... ngholds, along with fortified cities. In the fifth year of Rehoboam's reignShishaq of Egypt, brought a huge army and took many cities. When they laid ...
Ronald Reagan... Reaganomics, a term popularized during the Presidential administrations of. This theory holds that reduced income tax rates increase GDP growth and ...
Rehoboam... petual war between them. Israel and Judah were in a state of war throughout's seventeen year reign. Rehoboam built elaborate defenses and strongholds ...
Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf... 1910–2000) at Storkyrkan in Stockholm on 24 May 1935. She was a daughter of(later King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden) and his first wife, Princess Margar ...
George Drew... o victory in the election against the Progressive Conservative Party led by. The Liberals won 190 seats—the most in Canadian history at the time, and ...
Newton... physicists Young and Helmholtz, who also studied optics, hearing and music.extended Descartes' mathematics by inventing calculus (contemporaneously w ...
Alfonso VIIIShe was born in Palencia, Spain, 1188, the third daughter of, king of Castile, and Eleanor of England. Eleanor was a daughter of Henry ...
Joachim Murat... o a major nightlife district. To the south is the Murat quarter (erected by), the modern heart of the city, which is laid out on a rectangular grid-p ...
Edward the Confessor... s The Last English King (2000), by Julian Rathbone (where he is depicted as's catamite), Harold, The Last of the Saxon Kings, by Edward Bulwer-Lytton ...
President of Ireland... hoice lobby group called the Anti-Amendment Campaign, which included futureMary Robinson. The Pro Life Amendment Campaign subsequently became the Pro ...
Elizabeth Stuart... ian throne, and was known as the Winter King. Frederick's wife, the popularand subsequently Elizabeth of Bohemia, known as the Winter Queen or Queen ...
Frederick V... g Bohemian Revolt led to outbreak of the Thirty Years' War in 1618. Electorof the Electorate of the Palatinate, a Protestant, was elected by the Bohe ...
Sparta... other account mentioned in Dionysius's work, a group of Lacedaemonians fledsince they regarded the laws of Lycurgus as too severe. In Italy, they fou ...
Louis IX... wife of Louis VIII. She acted as regent twice during the reign of her son,
Atys... the "Meiones" were renamed Lydians after their king, Lydus (Λυδός), son of, in the mythical epoch that preceded the rise of the Heracleid dynasty. T ...
Hein Verbruggen... about this, suggested that high IOC officials (probably including the Dutchand IOC Director of the Olympic Games, Gilbert Felli, and most likely with ...
James Bond... ived in Llandaff, Shirley Bassey is familiar to many as the singer of threemovie theme tunes, while Charlotte Church is famous as a crossover classic ...
Idi Amin... gether with his wife, Frances, and their four children, Waite witnessed thecoup in Uganda, he and his wife narrowly escaping death on several occasio ...
Noël Coward... n) in 1926. The play was performed on the London stage in 1926 and featuredand
Hitler... th anniversary of the failed Munich Putsch the regiment swore allegiance to. The oath given: Pledging loyalty to him alone and Obedience unto death. ...
Malcolm III of Scotland... ted him decisively. Deserted by his men, he fled to his sworn brother, King. Tostig spent the summer of 1066 in Scotland
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Pope Paul VI... elopment is part of the Curia of the Catholic Church. It was established byon 15 July 1971 and is based in the Palazzo San Callisto, in Piazza San Ca ...
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Christian IX of Denmark... 1899. The young prince had 21 godparents, among them his great-grandfather, Nicholas II of Russia, George I of Greece, Oscar II of Sweden, his grand ...
Henry VI... round the White Tower carrying her head under her arm. Other ghosts include, Lady Jane Grey, Margaret Pole, and the Princes in the Tower. In January ...
George W. BushIn the 2004 presidential electionwon 52% of the vote, compared to 44% statewide, while John Kerry won 46% o ...
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Douglas Fairbanks... ed a visit to Niagara Falls (because "all honeymooners went there"), and to, Mary Pickford, and Charlie Chaplin in Hollywood, Chaplin creating a wide ...
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Charles William Eliot... h century descendants include Massachusetts Senator John Kerry and educator. The towns of Winthrop, Massachusetts and Winthrop, Maine are named in hi ...
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Baasha of IsraelIn his 36th year, Asa was confronted by, who built a fortress at Ramah on the border, less than ten miles from Je ...
António de Oliveira Salazar... 4 military coup in Lisbon abolished the authoritarian regime established bythat had been prevailing in Portugal for decades. The new government decid ...
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Sam HoustonInitially, the new capital thrived. But Lamar's political enemy,, used two Mexican army incursions to San Antonio as an excuse to move the ...
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Thomas Jefferson... of a secret Latin motto. William and Mary alumnus and third U.S. Presidentwas perhaps the most famous member of the F.H.C.; other notable members of ...
Fidel CastroWithassuming control of Cuba in 1959, Cruz and her husband, Pedro Knight, refu ...
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Charles VII of France... ritory. The Château Trompette (Trumpet Castle) and the Fort du Hâ, built by, were the symbols of the new domination, which however deprived the city ...
Arthurian... mary Pool is identified by some people with the lake in which, according tolegend, Sir Bedivere threw Excalibur to The Lady of the Lake. Another lege ...
Brian Cowen... When the issue was (successfully) submitted to a referendum a second time,, the Taoiseach of Ireland, stated that he had obtained "legal guarantees" ...
Earl of Cambridge... of Henry's fleet for France, and include a real-life incident in which theand two others plotted to assassinate Henry at Southampton. Henry's clever ...
Harold Godwinson... September 1066) was an Anglo-Saxon Earl of Northumbria and brother of King, the last crowned English King of England
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Pope Benedict XVI... or the Doctrine of the Faith by its prefect, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (now), to Bishops of the entire Catholic Church * Pontifical secret;Church pre ...
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Pope John Paul II... with Gelsenberg-Benzin-AG to form the new corporation VEBA-Oel AG. In 1987,celebrated Mass before 85,000 people at Gelsenkirchen's Parkstadion. The P ...
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Matilda of Flanders... t Baldwin IV of Flanders, half-sister of Baldwin V of Flanders, and aunt of, who married William the Conqueror. The Domesday Book recorded twenty-six ...
Louis XIII... ailles was bought by Albert de Gondi, a naturalized Florentine, who invitedon several hunting trips in the forests surrounding Versailles. Pleased wi ...
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Pope John Paul II... unicationibus Socialibus) is a dicastery of the Roman Curia. Established byon June 28, 1988, it is responsible for using the various forms of the med ...
George W. Bush... of Osama bin Laden might focus on his facial hair and nose; a caricature ofmight enlarge his ears to the size of an elephant's; a caricature of Jay L ...
Isabella I of CastileThe marriage ofand Ferdinand II of Aragon (1469) unified Christian Spain; in 1492, the ki ...
Barack Obama... aska Governor Sarah Palin for Vice President. They were defeated by Senatorof Illinois and Senator Joe Biden of Delaware. In 2009, Republicans Chris ...
Ferdinand Marcos... triggered the eventual downfall of the 20-year autocratic rule of President. Aquino, a former Senator and a leading figure of the political oppositio ...
Luciano Violante... s, instead of a genuine preoccupation of the common citizen's civil rights., a politician and former president of the Italian Antimafia Commission, c ...
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Taytu BetulThe site of Addis Ababa was chosen by Empressand the city was founded in 1886 by her husband, Emperor Menelik II. The n ...
Harry S. Truman... was consulted by active Democratic politicians and was especially close to
Nicolas SarkozyThe head of state is Presidentof France as represented by Préfet (Prefect) Albert Dupuy (since 10 Januar ...
Walter A. ShewhartIn 1924, Bell Labs physicist Dr.proposed the control chart as a method to determine when a process was in ...
Isabella I of Castile... e married Infanta Joanna, daughter of King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen, in Lier, Belgium
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Charles XII of Sweden... Anna was betrothed to the Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, nephew of the late King, Peter's old adversary. Her father had tried to also find a brilliant mat ...
Hugo Chávez... lished in 1921 under President Juan Vicente Gómez. In 2002, under president, the name was changed to Día de la Resistencia Indígena (Day of Indigenou ...
Ed Victor... nd Simon and Schuster were later negotiated by Douglas Adams and his agent,, after gaining full rights to the recordings from Original Records, which ...
Juan Vicente Gómez... ns. The original holiday was officially established in 1921 under President. In 2002, under president Hugo Chávez, the name was changed to Día de la ...
Ferdinand II of Aragon... n notables. On 20 October 1496, he married Infanta Joanna, daughter of Kingand Queen Isabella I of Castile, in Lier, Belgium
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Lyndon B. Johnson... Egypt. Convinced that that attack was real, President of the United Stateslaunched nuclear-armed planes targeted against Cairo from a U.S. aircraft ...
Walter Scott... ssian cycle of poems published in 1762, inspiring both Goethe and the young. Both Chatterton and Macpherson's work involved elements of fraud, as the ...
Barack Obama... rs voted for Republican John McCain, while 38.63 percent voted for Democratand 3.22 percent of voters either voted for a Third Party candidate or wro ...
George W. Bush... he 2004 presidential election, when 65.7% of Union Country voters voted for, 32.8% voted for John Kerry, and 1.5% of voters either voted for a third ...
John F. KennedyOn the morning of Garner's 95th birthday on November 22, 1963, Presidentcalled to wish the former Vice President a happy birthday, just hours befo ...
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President of the United States... even B-movie filmmaker Ed Wood were at one time in their respective worlds,. In the pilot episode, the former cast of The People's Court guest starre ...
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Cyrus II... f the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Croesus was defeated in battle byof Persia in 546 BC, with the Lydian kingdom losing its autonomy and becom ...
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William the Conqueror... land. The White Tower, which gives the entire castle its name, was built byin 1078, and was a resented symbol of oppression, inflicted upon London by ...
Harold Wilson... anted to stage a coup against the then crisis-stricken Labour Government of, and King allegedly used the meeting to urge Mountbatten to become the le ...
Oscar I of Sweden... s Margaret of Connaught. They were related in several ways. In descent fromand Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden, they were double third cousins. In desce ...
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Philip the Good... y of Flanders (today in Belgium) and was named after his great-grandfather,. In 1482, upon the death of his mother Mary of Burgundy, he succeeded to ...
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Henry II of England... ntagenet, born in Le Mans, who became, within months of their wedding, King. The city flourished, primarily due to wine trade, and the cathedral of S ...
King Albert II of the Belgians... He was knighted in 1992, and in 2002 elevated to the noble rank of Count by
Queen Anne... om his injuries at Kensington Palace. He was succeeded by his sister-in-lawwho continued the decoration and completion of the state apartments. On Qu ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt... ity to Barry Goldwater. The last Democratic candidate to win the county wasin 1936. Although shifting Democratic in the last 12 years John McCain rec ...
Edward, the Black Prince... St. André was built. It was also the capital of an independent state under(1362–1372), but in the end, after the Battle of Castillon (1453) it was a ...
HRH The Princess Royal... etes worldwide to compete in the forthcoming Olympic Games. Former Olympianunveiled medals up for grabs, after both Prime Minister David Cameron and ...
Paul I of Russia... opold, Grand Duke of Baden, they were double third cousins. In descent from, Frederick was a fourth cousin of Ingrid's mother
Ronald Reagan... sed of still regularly engaging in such operations. In 1986, U.S. President(who survived an assassination attempt himself) ordered the Operation El D ...
Burhanuddin Rabbani... unisian. Waiting for almost three weeks (during which they also interviewedand Abdul Rasul Sayyaf) for an interview opportunity, on September 8, 2001 ...
Henry II of England... so VIII, king of Castile, and Eleanor of England. Eleanor was a daughter ofand Eleanor of Aquitaine
Lilian Rolfe... the SOE were also executed at Ravensbrück: Denise Bloch, Cecily Lefort, and. Of the SOE's 55 female agents, thirteen were killed in action or died in ...
Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden... t. They were related in several ways. In descent from Oscar I of Sweden and, they were double third cousins. In descent from Paul I of Russia, Freder ...
Denise BlochThree other women members of the SOE were also executed at Ravensbrück:, Cecily Lefort, and Lilian Rolfe. Of the SOE's 55 female agents, thirteen ...
Harry S. Truman... ped rocket him to stardom. In 1950, he performed for music-loving Presidentin the East room of the White House. Despite his success in the supper-clu ...
Mary of Burgundy... s great-grandfather, Philip the Good. In 1482, upon the death of his mother, he succeeded to her Burgundian possessions under the guardianship of his ...
Aníbal Acevedo Vilá... are linked to drug-trafficking and illegal weapons. In mid-July 2005, Gov.announced a series of measures aimed at lowering Ponce's high murder rate. ...
Robert Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury... Salisbury, descended from his younger son Robert. One of the latter branch,(1830–1903), served three times as Prime Minister under Queen Victoria and ...
Louis the Child... own election as German king in the following year. In 899 Bavaria passed to, during whose reign continuous Hungarian ravages occurred. Resistance to ...
Cecily Lefort... r women members of the SOE were also executed at Ravensbrück: Denise Bloch,, and Lilian Rolfe. Of the SOE's 55 female agents, thirteen were killed in ...
Harald III HardradaHe made contact with Kingof Norway and persuaded him to invade England. One of the sagas claims tha ...
Peter Wright, in his book Spycatcher, claimed that in 1967 Mountbatten attended a priv ...
Philip V... n furthering the accession of the French candidate for the throne of Spain,. Two years later, Vendôme having died in the interval, Alberoni was appoi ...
Augustus... e. The name Austin is considered to be derived from Augustine, a variant of. The location was seen as a convenient crossroads for trade routes betwee ...
Henry the FowlerIn 920 Conrad's successor as German king,of the Ottonian dynasty, recognized Arnulf as duke, confirming his right t ...
William WhewellEnglish philosopher and historian of sciencecoined the term scientist in 1833, and it was first published in Whewell's ...
Emperor Wu... state decisions and shaping government policy. However, the Han court undergave Confucianism exclusive patronage. He abolished all academic chairs or ...
George IIQueen Anne's successor was George I; he and his sonwere the last monarchs to reside at Hampton Court. Under George I six room ...
Dr. Alan Ashton... Young University (BYU) graduate student, and BYU computer science professorjoined forces to design a word processing system for the city of Orem's Da ...
Eleanor of Aquitaine... , and Eleanor of England. Eleanor was a daughter of Henry II of England and
Ahab... ued alliances and co-operation with the northern kingdom. The alliance withwas based on marriage. This alliance led to disaster for the kingdom with ...
Barack ObamaIn the 2008 presidential election,and Joe Biden won 54% of the vote in the city, and John McCain and Sarah P ...
King George III... e, in 1801, the British Museum acquired more Egyptian sculpture and in 1802presented the Rosetta Stone – key to the deciphering of hieroglyphs. Gifts ...
John F. Kennedy... warzenegger married television journalist Maria Shriver, niece of President, in Hyannis, Massachusetts. The Rev. John Baptist Riordan performed the c ...
Ahaziah of Israel... dom with the Battle of Ramoth-Gilead. He then entered into an alliance withfor the purpose of carrying on maritime commerce with Ophir. But the fleet ...
Haakon I of NorwayIn chapter 32 of Hákonar saga Góða,is given a pagan burial, which is described as sending him on his way to V ...
Constantine the Great... ructures (Trajan's Forum and the Basilica Ulpia) to the north. The reign of, during which the Empire was divided into its Eastern and Western halves, ...
Eleanor of Aquitaine... che's sister Urraca was betrothed to Philip's son, Louis. Their grandmother, upon getting acquainted with the two sisters, judged that Blanche's pers ...
David... abylonian Exile. Many of the psalms in the book of Psalms are attributed to; King Solomon is believed to have written Song of Songs in his youth, Pro ...
John of EnglandIn consequence of the Treaty of Le Goulet between Philip Augustus and, Blanche's sister Urraca was betrothed to Philip's son, Louis. Their gran ...
Pope John Paul II... rs was set up by the Motu Proprio Dolentium Hominum of 11 February 1985, bywho reformed the Pontifical Commission for the Pastoral Assistance to Heal ...
Louis XVDuring the reign of, Versailles underwent transformation, but not on the scale that had been ...
George II... ge I six rooms were completed in 1717 to the design of John Vanbrugh. Underand his Queen, Caroline, further refurbishment took place, with the archit ...
Alfonso II... s King of Asturias from 842 until his death. Son of Bermudo I, he succeeded
George W. Bush... les for the move to The Tonight Show. Will Ferrell made a surprise visit as, which quickly devolved into Ferrell tearing off his business suit to rev ...
Lester B. Pearson... as actualized by St-Laurent and his Secretary of State for External Affairsin the development of UN Peacekeepers that helped to put an end to the Sue ...
Jacques Chirac... buildings in over 20 countries around the world. In 1985, at the behest of, the mayor of Paris at that time, Tange proposed a master plan for a plaz ...
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto... of alcohol for three decades from 1947, but restrictions were introduced byjust weeks before he was removed as prime minister in 1977. Since then, on ...
Abraham Lincoln... ,000,000 copies in his day, and was even read by a young and impressionable. The degradations of a slave existence and the courage to survive under t ...
Ivan VI... fter the death of Empress Anna, the regency of Anna Leopoldovna with infantwas marked by high taxes and economic problems. Such a course of events co ...
Paul Volcker... ree year contraction of the money supply by the Federal Reserve Board under, initiated in the last year of Carter's presidency, and long term easing ...
Chiang Kai-shek... Chinese civil war, the ROC government under the KMT withdrew to Taiwan anddeclared martial law. Japan formally renounced all territorial rights to T ...
Vaballathus... on bread. In the beginning, Aurelian had been recognized as Emperor, while, the son of Zenobia, hold the title of rex and imperator ("king" and "sup ...
Karl Dönitz... any. The main body effectively ends when Speer, by this point having joined's government seated in Schleswig-Holstein, receives news of Hitler's deat ...
Naresuan... s vassal king at Ayutthaya. Thai independence was restored by his son, King(1590–1605), who turned on the Burmese and by 1600 had driven them from th ...
Barney Frank... and other scandals. This led to House Financial Services Committee Chairmanto ask the agency to investigate the charges which they did. In April 2012 ...
Imru Haile Selassie... h fleeing before an invading force. Haile Selassie appointed his cousin Rasas Prince Regent in his absence, departing with his family for Djibouti on ...
AegidiusIn 463 in Orléans, in conjunction with the Roman General, who was based in Soissons, he defeated the Visigoths, who hoped to exten ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt... e labor unions and the New Deal's deficit spending. He broke with Presidentin early 1937 over the issue of enlarging the Supreme Court, and helped de ...
Cyrus the Great... of the Achaemenid Empire, with Sardis as its capital. Tabalus, appointed by, was the first satrap (governor). (See: Lydia (satrapy))
Pentheus... troduction on account of the disorders and madness it brought with it (e.g.or Lycurgus)
MerovechHe succeeded his fatheras king, traditionally in 457 or 458 (?). With his Frankish warband he was ...
GodwinTostig was the third son of(d. 1053), Earl of Wessex and Kent, and Gytha, daughter of Thorgils Spraka ...
Walter Scott... ds, becoming famous in the Victorian period following the publishing of Sir's novel Kenilworth in 1826. English Heritage has managed the castle since ...
Bermudo I... miro I (c. 790 – 850) was King of Asturias from 842 until his death. Son of, he succeeded Alfonso II
Jimmy Carter... l oil reserves were created to ease any future short term shocks. Presidentstarted phasing out price controls on petroleum, while he created the Depa ...
Frederick II... tricities and policies, including a great admiration for the Prussian king,, alienated the same groups that Catherine had cultivated. Besides, Peter ...
George H. W. Bush... arty. While running against Reagan for the Presidential nomination in 1980,had derided Reaganomics as "voodoo economics". Similarly, in 1976, Gerald ...
Frederick II, Elector of Saxony... he Albert III, Margrave of Brandenburg by his second wife Anna, daughter of. His elder half-brother was the Elector Johann Cicero of Brandenburg. Fri ...
Ludwig IIMaximilian was succeeded on 10 March 1864 by his son, a youth of eighteen. The government was at first carried on by Schrenk a ...
Bill Clinton... nies included commencement speakers former Presidents George H. W. Bush and, who commended the students for their desire to return to Tulane and serv ...
Edward I of England... ieve Wallace must have had some earlier military experience; campaigns like's wars in Wales provided a good opportunity for a younger son of a landho ...
João Bernardo VieiraIn Guinea Bissau, Presidentwas assassinated in the early hours of March 2, 2009, in the capital, Biss ...
Nicholas I... seat of the newly-formed Armenian Oblast between 1828-1840. By the time of's visit in 1837, Yerevan had become an uyezd. In 1840, the Armenian Oblas ...
Anschutz Entertainment Group... arena which opened in late 2008. It is owned by Ontario, but is operated by. It is an 11,000-seat multi-purpose arena, and is home to the Ontario Rei ...
Caesarion... ed for a five-year term in 38 BC, broke down when Octavian came to perceive, the son of Julius Caesar and the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra, as a major th ...
Pope John Paul IIEight hundred years after the Fourth Crusade,twice expressed sorrow for the events of the Fourth Crusade. In 2001, he w ...
Jehoram of Israel... ugh it was successful, the trade was not prosecuted. He subsequently joinedin a war against the Moabites, who were under tribute to Israel. This war ...
Ma Ying-jeou... entitled a "Celebration Drill" and not a traditional military parade. Sincebecame president, one parade has been held on the centenary celebrations o ...
Tiberius... resort. Cicero compares its villas with those at Antium, and probably bothand Domitian resided there. Presumably, Domitian's villa contained importa ...
Minos... ould be blinded. One source tells the same story but converts Oenopion intoof Crete. It adds that an oracle told Orion that his sight could be restor ...
Napoleon... s the prefecture of the French département of Arno from 1808 to the fall ofin 1814. The Habsburg-Lorraine dynasty was restored on the throne of Tusca ...
Gerald Ford... W. Bush had derided Reaganomics as "voodoo economics". Similarly, in 1976,had severely criticized Reagan's proposal to turn back a large part of the ...
Henry VIII of England... nd tariffs on goods traded amongst them. Internal tariffs were abolished by, they survived in Russia till 1753, 1789 in France and 1839 in Spain
Kurt Waldheim... alition with the FPÖ under the leadership of Fred Sinowatz. In Spring 1986,was elected president amid considerable national and international protest ...
Andrew Jackson... st because of a policy of Indian removal developed by the administration of. Then, in 1831, Jacob Stem, the founder of Green Springs, bought the land ...
President Millard Fillmore... territory's first governor and superintendent of American Indian affairs by. During his time as governor, Young directed the establishment of settlem ...
Edward the Confessor... the foundation of Westminster Abbey and the old Palace of Westminster underhad marked it as a centre of governance, and with a prosperous port it was ...
George H. W. Bush... 006, graduation ceremonies included commencement speakers former Presidentsand Bill Clinton, who commended the students for their desire to return to ...
Mike Ilitch... in franchise history. Following the 1992 season, the franchise was sold to, the President and CEO of Little Caesars Pizza who also owns the Detroit ...
Andrew Jackson... of Oregon. As of 2010, its population was 203,206. The county is named for, the seventh president of the United States. There are 11 incorporated ci ...
Jimmy Carter... played a major role in his defeat in the 1976 presidential election against
Chen Shui-bian... i City) killing both pilots. The parade was not held again until 1975. Whenbecame President, the parade was not held until 2007 and then it was entit ...
Umberto II... society. Following Victor Emmanuel III's abdication, his son, the new king, was pressured by the threat of another civil war to call a referendum to ...
Tiberius... y mentioned) denounced the magistratus and mancipes of the Italian roads to. He pursued them and their families with fines and imprisonment for 18 ye ...
Midas... ied him to their king (alternatively, he passed out in Midas' rose garden).recognized him, and treated him hospitably, entertaining him for ten days ...
Mike Ilitch... ral recognition for some tribes. Pombo got money for his 2006 campaign at a-backed fundraiser. Disclosure documents on file with the Secretary of the ...
Emperor Zhang's(r. 75–88 CE) reign came to be viewed by later Eastern Han scholars as the ...
Benazir BhuttoIn Pakistan, former prime minister and opposition leaderwas assassinated in 2007, while in the process of running for re-election. ...
Zhang Zuolin... of Manchuria and much of North China after the assassination of his father,, by the Japanese on 4 June 1928. As an instigator of the Xi'an incident h ...
George W. BushIn the 2004 presidential election John Kerry won 52% of the vote, whereaswon 46% of the vote. In the 2006 state governor election, Arnold Schwarzen ...
Governor Isaac I. StevensBelieved to be named after, Lake Stevens was first settled in 1886 on a homestead along the east sho ...
Odoacer... raiders under the command of a certain Adovacrius (perhaps, but not surely) reached Angers but Childeric arrived the next day and a battle ensued. C ...
William Feller... uld return one day so that he could learn all of the math necessary to read's famous two-volume treatise on probability theory, An Introduction to Pr ...
Euthydemus... Bactria. They continued to expand eastward, especially during the reign of(230–200 BCE) who extended his control beyond Alexandria Eschate to Sogdia ...
Kanishka... untains to the Ganges river valley in India. Early in the 2nd century under, the most powerful of the Kushan rulers, the empire reached its greatest ...
Emperor of Ethiopia... Ethiopia an Italian province. Victor Emanuel III was proclaimed as the new. However, on the previous day, the Ethiopian exiles had left Djibouti abo ...
Empress Dowager Dou... he aid of the eunuch Zheng Zhong (d. 107 CE), Emperor He (r. 88–105 CE) had(d. 97 CE) put under house arrest and her clan stripped of power. This was ...
Barack Obama... 964, when Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas won his second term. In 2008, Democratcame very close in heavy voting, when he won 48.6 percent of the vote comp ...
Ernest RutherfordRadiometric dating has been carried out since 1905 when it was invented byas a method by which one might determine the age of the Earth. In the cent ...
John III Sobieski... eastern part, lost by the Commonwealth, becoming the Tsardom's dependency., fighting protracted wars with the Ottoman Empire, revived the Commonweal ...
Athamas... rge of Hermes. One version of the story is that Hermes took the boy to Kingand his wife Ino, Dionysus' aunt. Hermes bade the couple raise the boy as ...
Ramathibodi II... e sent a diplomatic mission headed by Duarte Fernandes to the court of Kingof Ayutthaya. Having established amicable relations between the kingdom of ...
Jacques Chirac... nt bicentennial, however, controversy erupted when neither French presidentnor prime minister Dominique de Villepin attended any functions commemorat ...
Chiang Ching-kuo... tic reforms were mandated during the final year of authoritarian rule under. The reforms were promulgated under Chiang's successor, Lee Teng-hui, whi ...
FëanorWhen the Elves came to Valinor, the Noldor became the students of Aulë.was his greatest pupil, and from him learned to make gems through craftsma ...
emperor Henry VI... hout the Middle Ages; the Reichsapfel was used in 1191 at the coronation of. However the word 'orbis' means 'circle' and there is no record of a glob ...
Ahab... Judah formed an alliance with Israel by marrying Athaliah, the daughter of. Despite this alliance with the stronger northern kingdom, Jehoram's rule ...
Holy Roman Emperor... an chief of the Slavic Obodrites began his open resistance when Lothar III,invaded Slavic lands. In August 1160 Niklot was killed and German coloniza ...
Chen Cheng... n October 10, 1949 was the first public military parade held in Taiwan withserving as the Grand Review Officer. The 1964 National Day parade was stru ...
Harold Godwinson... orwegian king Harald III (Haraldr Harðráði), who was defeated by Saxon Kingin 1066 at the Battle of Stamford Bridge; in Ireland, the capture of Dubli ...
Nadir ShahThe five prominent Musahiban brothers included, the eldest, who had been Amānullāh's minister of war. They were permitte ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt... árd prepared and Albert Einstein signed the famous letter warning Presidentof the probability that the Nazis were planning to build an atomic bomb. B ...
Richard Hamming... (and who subsequently shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1956). In 1947,invented Hamming codes for error detection and correction. For patent reas ...
Holy Roman Emperor... rea, resulting in his being the first King of Bohemia to also be elected as. Under his rule the Bohemian crown controlled such diverse lands as Morav ...
Jordi Pujol... th Spanish. New elections under this statute gave the Catalan presidency to, a position he would hold until 2003. During this time he also led Conver ...
Xerxes the Great... o provinces as far out as India and the Kingdom of Kush during the reign of(485–465 BCE)
Emperor He... imperial consort clans. With the aid of the eunuch Zheng Zhong (d. 107 CE),(r. 88–105 CE) had Empress Dowager Dou (d. 97 CE) put under house arrest a ...
Domitian... ro compares its villas with those at Antium, and probably both Tiberius andresided there. Presumably, Domitian's villa contained important artistic w ...
Barack Obama... nt Phil Angelides got over 34%. In the 2008 presidential election, however,won 69% of the vote in Agoura Hills, while John McCain only won 29% of the ...
Lyndon B. Johnson... has carried Fort Bend County in the presidential election since 1964, whenof Texas won his second term. In 2008, Democrat Barack Obama came very clo ...
Margaret, Maid of NorwayThe heir to the throne was Alexander's granddaughter,. As she was still a child and in Norway, the Scottish lords set up a gove ...
Athaliah... at's successor, Jehoram of Judah formed an alliance with Israel by marrying, the daughter of Ahab. Despite this alliance with the stronger northern k ...
George Washington... first settler, Ariel Bradley, was only nine years old when he was a spy forduring the American Revolution. Born in Salisbury, Connecticut, Bradley ca ...
Louis XV... he bogus Lopukhina Conspiracy and other attempts of Frederick the Great andto get rid of Bestuzhev (making the Russian court the centre of a tangle o ...
Indiana Jones... ecific version is "nuking the fridge", referring to the scene in the fourthmovie (Kingdom of the Crystal Skull) when Jones hides inside an inexplicab ...
George W. Bush... 4, Democrat John Kerry received over 70 percent of the vote, and Republicanreceived just over a quarter
Yasser Arafat... i, and Ahad Olma, fled to the Palestinian National Authority. Israel placedunder siege in the Ramallah compound to force the handing over of the susp ...
Dave DombrowskiIn late 2001,, former general manager of the 1997 World Series champion Florida Marlins ...
Germanicus... Orion a horse. Fontenrose, Orion, p. 26–27, note 9, citing the scholion to' translation of Aratus, line 331 (p 93, l.2 Breysig's edition. It is so l ...
Richard Nixon... e favored stimulus resulting in an expansion of the money supply. President's wage and price controls were abandoned. The federal oil reserves were c ...
Iris Burton... were eventually discovered by one of Hollywood's leading children's agents,, who got the five children acting work, mainly doing commercials and tele ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt... es from 1937 to 1971. Black was nominated to the Supreme Court by Presidentand confirmed by the Senate by a vote of 63 to 13. (6 Democratic Senators ...
Empress Dowager Yan... exiled them and forced many to commit suicide. After An's death, his wife,(d. 126 CE) placed the child Marquess of Beixiang on the throne in an atte ...
Frederick the Great... tain and Russia. Elizabeth sided against Prussia over a personal dislike of. She wanted him reduced within proper limits, so that he might no longer ...
Hubert Humphrey... , the Chairman of the DNC. In 1968, O'Brien was appointed by Vice Presidentto serve as the national director of Humphrey's presidential campaign and, ...
House of LuxembourgTheaccepted the invitation to the Bohemian throne with the crowning of John I ...
Finarfin... Arda. On the Flight of the Noldor, the Noldor who returned to Valinor undernamed themselves the Aulendur, Followers of Aulë
Amānullāh Khānreigned in Afghanistan from 1919, achieving full independence from the Bri ...
Marcus Aurelius... ing of the 3rd century AD. The Suda says only that he lived in the times of, but the contempt with which he speaks of Commodus, who died in 192, show ...
Dwight D. Eisenhower... on one day, firing 2,088 rockets and dropping 80 tons (73 tonnes) of bombs., the Supreme Allied Commander, said of the Typhoons; "The chief credit in ...
Woodrow Wilson... disapproved of interventionist foreign policy actions. Republicans opposed's intervention in World War I and his subsequent attempt to create the Le ...
Jehoram of JudahJehoshaphat's successor,formed an alliance with Israel by marrying Athaliah, the daughter of Ahab. ...
Frederick II... s, the Cathedral of San Sabino (1035–1171) and the Swabian Castle built for, which is now also a major nightlife district. To the south is the Murat ...
Atahualpa... s Andean Indian auxiliaries native allies ambushed and captured the Emperorof the Inca Empire. It was the first step in a long campaign that took dec ...
David... s covenant can be fulfilled with the re-establishment of the throne of King
Hadrian... quatuorviri among them. The latter were certainly still in existence under(117-138 AD). Augustus abolished the duoviri, no doubt because the time ha ...
Nelson Mandela... influences on the African Independence movements and his work was cited byand other post-colonialist, world leaders. In the arts, James Earl Jones, ...
Emperor AnWhen Empress Dowager Deng died,(r. 106–125 CE) was convinced by the accusations of the eunuchs Li Run (李閏 ...
Bill Clinton... d the Congressional don't ask, don't tell law, signed into law by Presidentin 1993, and in force until 2011, which forbade homosexuals serving in the ...
Henry VIII... arrows and 137 whole longbows were recovered from the Mary Rose, a ship of's navy that sank at Portsmouth in 1545
NaraiForeigners were cordially welcomed at the court of(1657–1688), a ruler with a cosmopolitan outlook who was nonetheless wary ...
Edward, the Black Prince of Wales... winning accolades and acquiring friendships with such historical figures asand Geoffrey Chaucer
Benedict Arnold... tly been moved from Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 1816, James Arnold, the son of, fortified Bermuda's Royal Naval Dockyard against possible U.S. attacks. ...
Ordoño I... er being the name of the queen of a later Ramiro). Given the age of his son, this must have been a second marriage
BellerophonParnassus was also the home of Pegasus, the winged horse of
President... um of the Twelve Apostles was to lead the church with Young as the Quorum's. Young was ordained President of the Church in December 1847, more than t ...
King Farouk I... ity after a coup was carried out by the Free Officers Movement overthrowing. By that time, Arafat had graduated with a bachelor's degree in civil eng ...
Ronald Reagan... Paul Harvey) refers to the economic policies promoted by the U.S. Presidentduring the 1980s, also known as supply-side economics, or pejoratively as ...
AugustusThe governing structure was changed by. In the course of his reconstitution of the urban administration he creat ...
James BondConnery is best known for portraying the character, starring in seven Bond films between 1962 and 1983 (six "official" Eon p ...
Mesha... his war was successful, with the Moabites being subdued. However, on seeing's act of offering his own son in a human sacrifice on the walls of Kir-ha ...
Theodore Roosevelt... stablished in 1906. Kermit was named for Kermit Roosevelt, son of President, and incorporated in 1909
AchillesIn the paradox ofand the Tortoise, Achilles is in a footrace with the tortoise. Achilles al ...
George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven... k (mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh), Queen Louise of Sweden, and
Thorvald Stoltenberg... ally opened on January 11, 1993, initiated by Norway under foreign minister. It includes the administrative regions Nordland, Troms, Finnmark in Norw ...
Constantine... o Christianity, Lactantius (245–325) became the tutor to the son of emperorand a trenchant critic of all pagan philosophy. In Book III of The Divine ...
Charles VIII... Medici in 1492, he was succeeded by his son Piero II. When the French kinginvaded northern Italy, Piero II chose to resist his army. But when he rea ...
Robert MugabeZANU-PF, elected Prime Minister in 1980, revised the constitution in 1987 to make ...
Cleopatra VII... t between the forces of Octavian and the combined forces of Mark Antony and. The battle took place on 2 September 31 BC, on the Ionian Sea near the c ...
Bermudo III... h of John the Baptist in León, where he had gone to marry Sancha, sister of, King of León. In his role as feudal overlord, Sancho III of Navarre nomi ...
Forrest J Ackerman... ublish science fiction stories in fanzines in 1938. Bradbury was invited byto attend the Los Angeles Science Fiction Society, which at the time met a ...
Frederick William III of Prussia... of 26, Bessel was appointed director of the Königsberg Observatory by King. There he published tables of atmospheric refraction based on Bradley's o ...
Joseph I... Habsburg sovereign of the Habsburg Empire. He succeeded his elder brother,, as Holy Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia (Charles II), Hungary and Croatia ...
Manwë... nyar. He dwells with them on the slopes of Taniquetil, beneath the halls of
Trajan... ptions to restorers of roads and bridges. Thus, Vespasian, Titus, Domitian,, and Septimius Severus were commemorated in this capacity at Emérita. The ...
Frederick V... the Belgian general Johann Tserclaes, count of Tilly, smashed the rebels of, who had been elected as rival King in 1618. After Frederick's flight to ...
Louis XVSimultaneously, Elizabeth caused to be conveyed toa confidential letter in which she proposed the signature of a new treaty ...
Lynn Thorndike... ubleday and Broadway Books. In strongly worded terms, historians of scienceand George Sarton have dismissed these claims as unsupported
Jezebel... ripts. For the next four years, he co-wrote scripts for major films such as, The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse, Juarez, Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet and Ser ...
Ahaziah of Judah... king's house, and carried off all of his family except for his youngest son
Sancha... entering the church of John the Baptist in León, where he had gone to marry, sister of Bermudo III, King of León. In his role as feudal overlord, San ...
Porfirio Díaz... they had become much more secure. George Hearst was on friendly terms with, the Mexican dictator, who helped him settle boundary disputes profitably ...
Jimmy Carter... hnson has also appointed staff to this position. Initially, Gerald Ford andtried to operate without a Chief of Staff but both eventually appointed on ...
Ivan VI... posed assassination. Other potential rival claimants to the throne existed:(1740–1764), in closed confinement at Schlüsselburg, in Lake Ladoga, from ...
John F. Kennedy... ts, then adding two 40mm and four twin .50 cal (12.7 mm) mounts. Lieutenantwas the first commanding officer of PT-59 after its conversion. On Novembe ...
Phetracha... bles and Buddhist clergy. When word spread that Narai was dying, a general,, killed the designated heir, a Christian, and had Phaulkon put to death a ...
Croesus... ia, Phrygia and coastal Ionia. Later on, the military power of Alyattes andexpanded Lydia into an empire, with its capital at Sardis, which controlle ...
Consort Deng Mengnü... 159 CE), brother of Empress Liang Na (d. 150 CE), had the brother-in-law of(later empress) (d. 165 CE) killed after Deng Mengnü resisted Liang Ji's a ...
Bill Clinton... ssante and Antonio Banderas in the film The Mambo Kings. In 1994, Presidentawarded Cruz the National Medal of Arts. In 2001, she recorded a new album ...
Stephen D. Lee... turgis, after some doubts and trepidation, departed Memphis on June 1. Gen., alerted of Sturgis's movement, warned Forrest. Lee had also planned a re ...
Luitpold... s crisis, had been declared insane, and, on 10 June 1886, his uncle, Prince, became regent. Three days later, on 13 June, Ludwig II was found dead in ...
Empress Matilda... gh the king had persuaded his most powerful barons to swear support for the, just a few days after Henry's death Stephen of Blois arrived from France ...
Pelasgus... s, who was said to have been born and brought up on it, and was the home ofand his son Lycaon, who is said to have founded the ritual of Zeus practic ...
Pope John Paul II... Redemptor the Pontiff called acts of reparation a duty for Roman Catholics:referred to the concept as
Alfonso XII... pos in Sagunto led to a restoration of the Bourbon dynasty in the person of. A period of political stability, of repression of the workers movement, ...
W. Edwards Deming... e the world and the United States such statisticians as Walter A. Shewhart,, Harold F. Dodge, George Edwards, Harry Romig, R. L. Jones, Paul Olmstead ...
George H. W. Bush... au's brother John Patrick Schmitz is the former deputy counsel to President
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh... rg title. His siblings were Princess Alice of Greece and Denmark (mother of), Queen Louise of Sweden, and George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford ...
Commodus... d in the times of Marcus Aurelius, but the contempt with which he speaks of, who died in 192, shows that he survived that emperor
Domitian... the inscriptions to restorers of roads and bridges. Thus, Vespasian, Titus,, Trajan, and Septimius Severus were commemorated in this capacity at Emér ...
Stansfield TurnerFormer CIA chief, Admiral, claimed that De Beers restricted US access to industrial diamonds needed ...
Walter A. Shewhart... rance Department gave the world and the United States such statisticians as, W. Edwards Deming, Harold F. Dodge, George Edwards, Harry Romig, R. L. J ...
Basil I... tinople but deposed by a Council of Constantinople called in 869 by Emperorthe Macedonian and Pope Adrian II. Called in 879, this Greek Fourth Counci ...
Maria Theresa===Forced assimilation===In the Habsburg Monarchy under(1740–1780), a series of decrees tried to force the Romanies to permanentl ...
Finarfin... cond wife of Finwë (the king of the Noldor) and the mother of Fingolfin and, the latter of whom founded the only house of Noldorin Elves to sport gol ...
Franklin D. RooseveltBlack was an ardent supporter of Presidentand the New Deal. In particular, he was an outspoken advocate of the Judic ...
Matthias... support of the Spanish Habsburgs in the succession of his childless cousin, in exchange for concessions in Alsace and Italy. In 1617, he was elected ...
Shapur I... inor, preparing another campaign against the Sassanids: the deaths of Kings(272) and Hormizd I (273) in quick succession, and the rise to power of a ...
George W. Bush... the 1990s expansion that began with George H.W. Bush in 1991 and ended within 2001. This economic expansion continued through the Clinton administrat ...
James BondNAC executive director Dennis Wend says that he was inspired by afilm when producing the SmarTrucks
Theodoric the Great#Audofleda (467 – 511). Queen of the Ostrogoths. Wife of#Lanthilde (468 – ¿¿??)
García SánchezFerdinand was barely in his teens when, Count of Castile, was assassinated by a party of exiled Castilian noblem ...
Peter of Holstein-Gottorp... find a legitimate heir to secure the Romanov dynasty. She chose her nephew,. Elizabeth was only too aware that the deposed Ivan VI, whom she had impr ...
Quintillus... support of some senators, probably those who had supported the election of, and thus had something to fear from Aurelian
TaksinOne general, Phraya, former governor of Taak, began the reunification effort. He gathered for ...
Charles Granville Bruce... ell for tournaments: Pierre de Coubertin presented a prize for alpinisme to, the leader of the expedition that tried to climb Mount Everest in 1922
Clovis I#(466 – 511)
Alexander the Great... achines and (what we today call) submarines, attributing their first use to
Yan XishanIn 1930, when warlords Feng Yuxiang andattempted to overthrow Chiang Kai-shek's Kuomintang government, Zhang Xuel ...
Pierre de Coubertin... was awarded for a sport that did not lend itself very well for tournaments:presented a prize for alpinisme to Charles Granville Bruce, the leader of ...
Benjamin Harrison... celebrated the 300th anniversary of his landing in the New World. Presidentcalled upon the people of the United States to celebrate Columbus Day on t ...
Maria Anna of BavariaHe was born at Graz, the son of Charles II, Archduke of Austria, and. He was educated by the Jesuits and later frequented the University of In ...
Ladislaus the Posthumous... thus resorted to more subtle means. He held his second cousin once removed, the ruler of the Archduchy of Austria, Hungary and Bohemia, (born in 144 ...
Mahlon Pitney... etition. In International News Service v. Associated Press of 1918, Justicewrote for the majority in ruling that INS was infringing on AP's "lead-tim ...
president of the churchWhile in jail awaiting trial for alleged treason charges, Joseph Smith,, was killed by an armed mob in 1844. Several claimants to the role of chu ...
von Hindenburg... bowed in apparently respectful humility before President and Field Marshal
Alaungpaya... a starting around 1715. But a greater threat came from Burma, where the newdynasty had subdued the Shan states
Julian P. Boyd... Archives is usually regarded as the Declaration of Independence, historianargued that the Declaration, like Magna Carta, is not a single document. B ...
Dominique de Villepin... rsy erupted when neither French president Jacques Chirac nor prime ministerattended any functions commemorating the battle. On the other hand, some r ...
Ronald Reagan... ey & Creme-directed video depicted a wrestling match between then-Presidentand then-Soviet leader Konstantin Chernenko for the benefit of group membe ...
Septimius Severus... storers of roads and bridges. Thus, Vespasian, Titus, Domitian, Trajan, andwere commemorated in this capacity at Emérita. The Itinerary of Antoninus, ...
Pope Pius XIAs expressed byin his encyclical Miserentissimus Redemptor, in the Roman Catholic traditi ...
Holy Roman Emperor Henry II... e pagan peoples of Eastern Europe. Owing to a regional conflict between theand Duke Boleslaus I of Poland he delayed the plans for the monastery, and ...
George H. W. Bush... r 1991, while serving as Minister without Portfolio, he called US Presidentan "anti-Semite." In 1997 he called US Ambassador to Israel, Martin Indyk ...
Agamemnon... re many plays in which no such limitation existed. For instance, Æschylus'scompresses into about fifteen minutes a journey (from Troy to Argos) which ...
Lucien Bouchard... out "REFOOOOOOORM!", a screaming, bitchy Sheila Copps (Goy), the tyrannical, the dopey and overly-image conscious Stockwell Day, the strutting, cluck ...
Isabella II... solutist "Carlist" partisans of Infante Carlos and the liberal partisans ofled to the First Carlist War, which lasted until 1840 and was especially v ...
Saddam HusseinOn August 1, 1990, Iraq, led by, invaded Kuwait. President Bush formed an international coalition and sec ...
James Boyle Uniacke... uary 1848. Following a vote of want of confidence in the preceding Council,, who had moved the resolution, became Attorney General and leader of the ...
Lydus... tories i. 7) adds that the "Meiones" were renamed Lydians after their king,(Λυδός), son of Atys, in the mythical epoch that preceded the rise of the ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt... uch as releasing recent income tax forms, became expected. Presidents sincehad recorded many of their conversations, but after Watergate, this practi ...
Yasser Arafat... similar contributions from other world leaders, including Lord Beaverbrook,and John F. Kennedy. The complete soundtrack to the extended video was eve ...
Ignacy Paderewski... studied the technique of the famous Polish pianist and later family friendand at eight met him backstage at the Pabst Theater in Milwaukee. "I was i ...
Emperor LingUnder(r. 168–189 CE) the eunuchs had the partisan prohibitions renewed and expa ...
Sun Yat-sen... layed a key role in the birth of the ROC since the nation’s founding father, a medical doctor by training, received financial support mainly from the ...
Infante Carlos... conflict over the succession between the absolutist "Carlist" partisans ofand the liberal partisans of Isabella II led to the First Carlist War, whi ...
Tommy Douglas... Medicare termed Hospital Insurance at the time, that lay the groundwork for' healthcare system in Saskatchewan and Pearson's nationwide universal hea ...
Catherine I... her husband as Empress Regnant. She followed the precedent established when(born in the lower classes in the Swedish East Baltic territories) succeed ...
Paul I... 's mother. The marriage took place on 21 August 1745 with a son, the future, finally born on 20 September 1754
Richard Nixon... (based on the "Hibakusha" mix) included an introductory cut-up monologue bytaken from an ad from his 1960 US Presidential campaign ("No.. firm diplom ...
JosiahWhenbecame king of Judah in c. 641/640 BC, the international situation was in ...
Achilles... refutation of some of them. Three of the strongest and most famous—that ofand the tortoise, the Dichotomy argument, and that of an arrow in flight—a ...
Ramiro... rded. Most, and the most reliable, charters name Sancho's sons in the order, García, Gonzalo, then Ferdinand. Three documents from the Cathedral of P ...
Joseph Howe... y the colony of Nova Scotia in January–February 1848 through the efforts of. The plaque in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly erected by the Historic ...
Caligula... imprisonment for 18 years (21-39 AD), and was rewarded with a consulship by, who was himself in the habit of condemning well-born citizens to work on ...
Bahram I... zd I (273) in quick succession, and the rise to power of a weakened ruler (), set the possibility to attack the Sassanid Empire
Barack Obama... 2010, the 22 year old ban was lifted after having been signed by Presidenton October 30, 2009
George H. W. BushDuring the 1988 presidential election: then-Vice Presidentnoted that his opponent Michael Dukakis had described himself as a "card-c ...
Esarhaddon... C), Judah was a vassal of Assyrian rulers - Sennacherib and his successors,and after 669 BC. Manasseh is listed as being required to provide material ...
Boris Yeltsin... issue. (The aides claimed vindication later in 1992 when Russian Presidentsaid that the Soviet Union had kept some U.S. prisoners in the early 1950s ...
George W. Bush... 4 presidential election, in which 69.5% of Wheeler Country voters voted for, while 27.8% voted for John Kerry, and 2.7% of voters either voted for a ...
Ludwig II... rown prince, against Germany's common enemy. It was on the proposal of Kingthat the imperial crown was offered to King Wilhelm I of Prussia
Empress Dowager Dou... 81 CE), and Wang Fu (王甫). When the plot was uncovered, the eunuchs arrested(d. 172 CE) and Chen Fan. General Zhang Huan (張奐) favored the eunuchs. He ...
Gríma WormtongueLater,cast the stone down from Orthanc, where it was recovered by Peregrin Took ...
Otto IIIInhoped to open a monastery between the Elbe and the Oder (somewhere in the ...
Hormizd I... ther campaign against the Sassanids: the deaths of Kings Shapur I (272) and(273) in quick succession, and the rise to power of a weakened ruler (Bahr ...
Giamatti... his possible inclusion in the Hall of Fame. In a meeting with Commissioner, Rose, having failed in a legal action to prevent it, accepted his punish ...
Barack Obama... 2004. Cambria returned to the Democratic Presidential column in 2008, withreceiving 49.4% of the vote to 48.7% for John McCain. In 2011 the GOP won ...
Titus... tly in the inscriptions to restorers of roads and bridges. Thus, Vespasian,, Domitian, Trajan, and Septimius Severus were commemorated in this capaci ...
Adolf Hitler... a building project, which attracted attention from senior leaders. Becausesaw himself as both an architect and artist, he warmed to Speer and gradua ...
Sigismund I of Poland... Casimir IV of Poland by his wife Elisabeth of Habsburg, and sister of King. They had seventeen children
Ulysses S. GrantThe Overland Campaign, Lt. Gen.'s offensive against Lee in the spring of 1864, began at the Battle of the ...
Sancha... ation of the realm of León–Castilla under Fernando el Magno and [his queen](1037–1065) is a history that remains to be researched and written.
Ulpia SeverinaThere is substantial evidence that Aurelian's wife, who had been declared Augusta in 274, may have ruled the Empire by her o ...
Henry V... aces where bone prevented the arrow being pushed through. Prince Hal, later, was wounded in the face by an arrow at the Battle of Shrewsbury (1403). ...
Jimmy Carter... a reversal from the policy of détente, which began in 1979 under Presidentfollowing the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Reagan then ordered a massiv ...
EadbaldÆthelberht died in 616, during Laurence's tenure; his sonabandoned Christianity in favour of Anglo-Saxon paganism, forcing many of ...
Feast of Saint Louis... t a church in the central village of La Plaza Medio and dedicated it on the, June 21, 1851. The village was renamed San Luis de la Culebra in honor o ...
Chiang Kai-shek... Henry Donald, he overcame his opium addiction and declared his support for. He was given the nickname of 千古功臣 (Hero of history) by PRC historians no ...
Aragorn... egacy comes in the form of her progeny (from Lúthien to Elrond to Arwen and, who share somewhat of her temperament — especially the healing, though t ...
Peter the Great... lower classes in the Swedish East Baltic territories) succeeded her husbandin 1725
Ronald ReaganThe election ofas president in 1981 ushered in an eight year period of conservative leade ...
Sennacherib... made a stand against Assyria by refusing to pay tribute. (; ) In response,of Assyria attacked the fortified cities of Judah. Hezekiah paid three hun ...
Charles V of Spain... a personal hunting park. The castle was later mostly rebuilt in the age of
Hamid KarzaiIn 2001, the Afghan Interim Government under presidentofficially awarded Massoud the title of "Hero of the Afghan Nation". One a ...
President NasserEncouraged by the rhetoric ofof Egypt against British colonial rule in the Middle East, pressure for th ...
George W. Bush... run as a Progressive and the second was Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964. In 2004,received 12,019 votes (68%) to 5,437 votes (31%) for John Kerry. In 2008 J ...
Vespasian... cur frequently in the inscriptions to restorers of roads and bridges. Thus,, Titus, Domitian, Trajan, and Septimius Severus were commemorated in this ...
George W. Bush... 7.1% for Barack Obama, this was a far-closer margin than the 20 points thatcarried it by in 2004. Each of the three row-office statewide winners carr ...
Pope John Paul II's... on Ecclesia Dei is a commission of the Roman Catholic Church established bymotu proprio Ecclesia Dei of 2 July 1988 for the care of those former foll ...
President... r Day Saint movement and a settler of the Western United States. He was theof The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1847 ...
Barack Obama... ty voters voted for Republican John McCain, while 34.61% voted for Democratand 4.06% of voters either voted for a Third Party candidate or wrote in a ...
Barbara BoxerU.S. Senate: California(Democrat
Frederick II of Hohenstaufen... was conquered by the Arabs, who built here the first nucleus of the castle.further fortified the town and created here a personal hunting park. The c ...
IsildurUsing the stone, Aragorn declared himself as the heir ofto Sauron, seeking to distract him from Frodo. Sauron was led to believe t ...
John F. Kennedy... ons from other world leaders, including Lord Beaverbrook, Yasser Arafat and. The complete soundtrack to the extended video was eventually released as ...
Rajiv GandhiIn India, Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and her son(neither of whom were related to Mohandas Gandhi, who was assassinated in ...
Francis StephenThe extinction of the Medici dynasty and the accession in 1737 of, duke of Lorraine and husband of Maria Theresa of Austria, led to Tuscany ...
Claudius... f condemning well-born citizens to work on the roads. It is noticeable thatbrought Corbulo to justice, and repaid the money which had been extorted f ...
Desta Damtew... aile Selassie suffered several personal tragedies. His two sons-in-law, Rasand Dejazmach Beyene Merid, were both executed by the Italians. The empero ...
Aragorn... nadvertently contacted Sauron, after which Gandalf turned the stone over to
Jackie Speier... ict, which has a Cook PVI of D +22 and is currently represented by Democrat. However, of the town's 6,849 registered voters, 42% are registered as Re ...
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Theodore Roosevelt... n the county has voted for the non-Republican only two times. The first was's 1912 run as a Progressive and the second was Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964. ...
GensericHilderic was the grandson of king, founder of the Vandal kingdom in Africa. His father was Genseric's son H ...
Bette Davis... ar sentence. The case was made into the 1937 movie 'Marked Woman', starring
Philip the ArabIn 248, Emperorhad celebrated the millennium of the city of Rome with great and expensive ...
King Hussein... other Arab states showed much more reluctance to fully commit to a new war.of Jordan feared another major loss of territory as had occurred in the Si ...
Saddam Hussein... ndon bombings, and several articles about Evolution vs. Intelligent Design,'s capture, and Fahrenheit 9/11
Henry IIIDuring the reign ofthe Assize of Arms of 1252 required that all "citizens, burgesses, free te ...
Count Lestocq... lstein-Gottorp, resulted from some amount of diplomatic management in which, Peter's aunt (the ruling Russian Empress Elizabeth), and Frederick II of ...
Augusto Pinochet... language. Nonetheless, Helms was a supporter of the late Chilean President, who supported the United Kingdom in the Falklands conflict. Helms was st ...
Asopus... is included the oracular hero Acraephen, who, she sings, gave a response toregarding Asopus' daughters who were abducted by the gods. Corinna sang of ...
Wang Zhengjun(71 BCE–13 CE) was first empress, then empress dowager, and finally grand ...
Elizabeth... management in which Count Lestocq, Peter's aunt (the ruling Russian Empress), and Frederick II of Prussia took part. Lestocq and Frederick wanted to ...
Joey Smallwood... n 1949, following two referenda within the province, St-Laurent and Premiernegotiated the entry of Newfoundland into Confederation
Huneric... ric, founder of the Vandal kingdom in Africa. His father was Genseric's son, and his mother was Eudocia, the daughter of the Roman Emperor Valentinia ...
Yuan... owager, and finally grand empress dowager during the reigns of the Emperors(r. 49–33 BCE), Cheng (r. 33–7 BCE), and Ai (r. 7–1 BCE), respectively. Du ...
Hitler... us years. The administrations of Chancellors Brüning, Papen, Schleicher and(from 30 January to 23 March 1933) governed through presidential decree, r ...
Charlemagne... claim to the Roman legacy for several centuries, after Pope Leo III crowned, king of the Franks, as the "Roman Emperor" on December 25, 800, an act w ...
Barack Obama... ifference of 552 votes. In 2008, Republican John McCain won 51% to Democrat's 46% and each of the three state row office winners carried Washington C ...
Xerxes the great... mbyses, they went to Sindh in command of Darius I, and also took in army ofat the battle of Thermopylae, where they were equipped the same as Pactyan ...
Al Gore... in 2008. Cambria County is one of Pennsylvania's most competitive counties.received 50.3% of the county vote to 46.4% for George W. Bush in 2000, but ...
Valentinian III... son Huneric, and his mother was Eudocia, the daughter of the Roman Emperorand Licinia Eudoxia. Most of the Vandals were Arians and had persecuted Ca ...
Barack Obama... tewide elections. While John McCain received 51.6% of its vote to 47.1% for, this was a far-closer margin than the 20 points that George W. Bush carr ...
E. Howard Hunt#(R) ‘security consultant,’ convicted of burglary
Caesarion... bite of a snake (an asp) conveyed to her in a basket of figs. Octavian hadkilled later that year, finally securing his legacy as Julius Caesar's onl ...
Charlemagne... start of the Viking Age, with the sack of Lindisfarne, also coincided with's Saxon Wars, or Christian wars with pagans in Saxony. Historians Rudolf ...
George W. Bush... ompetitive counties. Al Gore received 50.3% of the county vote to 46.4% forin 2000, but Bush carried it with 50.8% of the vote to 48.7% for John Kerr ...
Sparta... f Zeus on Mt. Lykaion during the Second Messenian War, a revolt against thens. The inscription supposedly commemorated the execution of Aristocrates ...
Cadmus... mpian pantheon. His mother was a mortal woman, Semele, the daughter of kingof Thebes, and his father was Zeus, the king of the gods. Zeus' wife, Hera ...
Nicholas I... lost its independence when Russia's army crushed the Polish Uprising under. Revival and reinterpretation of ancient myths, customs and traditions by ...
Lyndon B. Johnson... first was Theodore Roosevelt's 1912 run as a Progressive and the second wasin 1964. In 2004, George W. Bush received 12,019 votes (68%) to 5,437 vote ...
PelasgusLycaon, son of, the mythical founder of the Greek race, is said to have instituted the w ...
Stanisław August Poniatowski... d political system. The royal election of 1764 resulted in the elevation of, a refined and worldly aristocrat connected to a major magnate faction, b ...
Ronald Reagan... Scalia is the Senior Associate Justice. Appointed to the Court by Presidentin 1986, Scalia has been described as the intellectual anchor of the Court ...
Pope Paul VI... full university in 1955. The title of Pontifical University was granted byin 1972. The university has three campuses in the city
Jigme Dorji WangchuckIn 1966, to increase the efficiency of government administration,made Thimphu the year-round capital. In May 1968, the comprehensive Rules ...
Licinia Eudoxia... s mother was Eudocia, the daughter of the Roman Emperor Valentinian III and. Most of the Vandals were Arians and had persecuted Catholics, but Hilder ...
US president... Republican politicians for years; the last time a Democratic candidate forcarried Klamath County was in 1964, when Lyndon Johnson won by a landslide ...
Adolf HitlerHe was an outspoken and early critic ofand the Nazi regime. In a public address in 1934, LaGuardia warned, "Part ...
John Ramsey... ndful of well-known public address announcers; the most famous of which was, who served as the PA voice of the Dodgers from 1958 until his retirement ...
Abraham Lincoln... of the most Republican counties in Pennsylvania. This has a long history asreportedly received 78.57% of the county's vote in the 1860 Presidential e ...
Papen... ity than in the previous years. The administrations of Chancellors Brüning,, Schleicher and Hitler (from 30 January to 23 March 1933) governed throug ...
Ai... ng the reigns of the Emperors Yuan (r. 49–33 BCE), Cheng (r. 33–7 BCE), and(r. 7–1 BCE), respectively. During this time, a succession of her male rel ...
Richard Nixon... d to the creation of the modern National Park Service. Republican Presidentwas responsible for establishing the Environmental Protection Agency in 19 ...
Barack Obama... This has made Loudoun more competitive. Nevertheless, after giving Senatornearly 54% of its presidential vote in 2008, the county shifted back to th ...
Louis XV... was Peter's intention to marry his second daughter to the young French King, but the Bourbons declined the offer as Elizabeth`s mother`s origin was d ...
Álvaro Arzú... municipal government (Municipalidad de Guatemala) headed by long time Mayor, has implemented a plan to control its growth based on transects along it ...
Ferdinand VIIThe reign of(reigned 1808–33) saw several Catalan uprisings and after his death the co ...
Charles II, Archduke of AustriaHe was born at Graz, the son of, and Maria Anna of Bavaria. He was educated by the Jesuits and later freq ...
Ronald Reagan... ) to Hunt's 1,070,488 (47.8%). Helms might not have won had it not been for's popularity in the state; Reagan carried North Carolina by 24 points tha ...
Elizabeth... tria's influence and ruin the Russian chancellor Bestuzhev, on whom Empressrelied, and who acted as a known partisan of Russo-Austrian co-operation. ...
Lynn Thorndike... 1911 edition of Encyclopædia Britannica. An early critic of this claim was, starting with a letter in the 1915 edition of the journal Science , and ...
George Washington... that was chosen was the Pony Express. Up until this time only the faces of, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson were found on the ...
Benedict XVI... ls prior to his election. After being elected Pope, Ratzinger took the name. Benedict is the eighth German Pope, and is the second non-Italian Pope s ...
William I... alighting, proceeded to examine the field". In 1820, the Netherlands' Kingordered the construction of a monument on the spot where it was believed h ...
Henry VIII... arrows and 137 whole longbows were recovered from the Mary Rose, a ship of's navy that was sunk at Portsmouth in 1545. It is an important source for ...
Jackie Speier... gressional district, which has a Cook PVI of D +22, represented by Democrat
Catherine II of Russia... onnected to a major magnate faction, but hand-picked and imposed by Empress, who expected Poniatowski to be her obedient follower. The King according ...
Abba Jifar II... om of Jimma was formally absorbed into Ethiopia following the death of Kingof Jimma
General de Gaulle... ion, many officers and men were arrested or deserted to escape persecution.considered disbanding it altogether. But after being downsized to 8,000 me ...
Æthelberht of Kent... bout points of dispute. Laurence faced a crisis following the death of King, when the king's successor abandoned Christianity; he eventually reconver ...
Theodoric the Great... w, Amalafrida, imprisoned; he escaped war with her brother, the Gothic king, only by the latter's death in 526
Charles II... areas. However, at the end of the century, after the death of the childless(1700), the crown of Spain went to Philip V of the House of Bourbon. The G ...
Jayapala... jua overlord, Jayapala, of the Panduvanshi dynasty. The last Shahi emperors, Anandapala and Tirlochanpala fought invading Muslim Turks from Central A ...
Wolverine... duced in issue #4). The X-Men universe also includes such notable heroes as, Storm, Colossus, Nightcrawler, Shadowcat, Rogue, Psylocke, Dazzler, Gamb ...
Pope Paul VI... n Law (promulgated 1917). Further steps toward reorganization were begun byin the 1960s. Among the goals of this curial reform were the modernization ...
James I of England... mia, known as the Winter Queen or Queen of Hearts, was the daughter of King. However, after Frederick's defeat in the Battle of White Mountain in 162 ...
Holy Roman Emperor... II (9 July 1578 – 15 February 1637), a member of the House of Habsburg, was(1619–1637), King of Bohemia (1617–1619, 1620–1637), and King of Hungary ( ...
Grace Kelly... for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe. In 1954, he starred oppositeand Robert Cummings in Alfred Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder
Pope Paul VI... which is always conferred posthumously and was finally bestowed upon her byin 1970 along with Saint Catherine of Siena making them the first women to ...
Josef II... ties (1767), and prohibited marriage between Romanies (1773). Her successorprohibited the wearing of traditional Romani clothing and the use of the R ...
Leopold I... ccession, ignoring the decree he had signed during the reign of his father,. Charles sought the other European powers' approval. They exacted harsh t ...
Augustus... te a history of the world up to his own time (the beginning of the reign of). He starts with the gods and the heroes. At the end of this part of the ...
Al Gore... trended Republican at the national level in recent years. In 2000, Democratwon 53% of the vote and Republican George W. Bush won 44%. In 2004, Democr ...
Augustus... e actions of historical figures from the antique past (Alexander the Great,, Cyrus, etc.). (Berger, 1986; Félibien, 1674; Verlet, 1985
Emperor Ping... i, Wang Zhengjun's nephew Wang Mang (45 BCE–23 CE) was appointed regent for(r. 1 BCE – 6 CE). When Ping died in 6 CE, the Empress Dowager appointed W ...
Liu Ying... CE, the Empress Dowager appointed Wang Mang to act as emperor for the child(d. 25 CE). Wang promised to relinquish his control to Liu Ying once he ca ...
Prince of Wales... y Act of Parliament". This meant the Duke took precedence over his son, the, except, officially, in the British parliament. In fact, however, he atte ...
Thomas Jefferson... Up until this time only the faces of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin,and Andrew Jackson were found on the face of US Postage. Sometimes mistake ...
Philip V... er the death of the childless Charles II (1700), the crown of Spain went toof the House of Bourbon. The Grand Alliance of England, the United Provinc ...
José Napoleón Duarte... lvadoran election March and May 1984, in favor of the incumbent centre-leftinstead of D'Aubuisson, claiming that Pickering had "used the cloak of dip ...
Aragorn... Men of the West, an island sea-people, founders of Gondor and ancestors offrom The Lord of the Rings; the fate of the Númenóreans, and so the fate o ...
Idi Amin... mentaries include The Man Who Ate His Archbishop's Liver? (Channel 4) about; Alchemists of Sound, about the BBC Radiophonic Workshop; a biography of ...
Jigme Singye Wangchuck... til his death in July 1972 and was succeeded by his seventeen-year-old son,. The close ties of the Wangchuck and Dorji families were reemphasized in ...
Nazgûl... ains that came to be known as the Ephel Dúath. When Minas Ithil fell to thein , the Ithil-Stone came into Sauron's hands, and leading up to the War o ...
Victor Emmanuel III... was far better armed than the Fascist militias, the liberal system and Kingwere facing a deeper political crisis. The King was forced to choose which ...
King Charles III... children sent to orphanages. Similar prohibitions took place in 1783 under, who prohibited the nomadic lifestyle, the use of the Calo language, Roma ...
George W. Bush... recent years. In 2000, Democrat Al Gore won 53% of the vote and Republicanwon 44%. In 2004, Democrat John Kerry received 50.14% of the vote and Bush ...
Commodus... liver Stone's U Turn, Inventing the Abbotts (1997), the cruel Roman emperorin Ridley Scott's Gladiator (2000) (for which he was nominated for the Aca ...
Andrew Davis (A.D.) Bruce... for the tank destroyer testing and training, which Texas had in abundance.was assigned to organize a new Tank Destroyer Tactical and Firing Center, ...
Theodore Roosevelt... ported the protection of the environment. For example, Republican Presidentwas a prominent conservationist whose policies eventually led to the creat ...
Lyndon B. Johnson... r to the 2008 election, it had not voted for a Democrat for President sincein 1964. In recent years, however, the county has experienced rapid growth ...
Anwar Sadat... ent Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt died in September 1970 and was succeeded by. In 1971, Sadat, in response to an initiative by UN intermediary Gunnar J ...
Andrew Jackson... nly the faces of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson andwere found on the face of US Postage. Sometimes mistaken for an actual sta ...
Sir Humphry DavyThe metal itself was first produced byin England in 1808 using electrolysis of a mixture of magnesia and mercuri ...
Charles Augustus... e family well: she herself had intended to marry Princess Johanna's brother(Karl August von Holstein), who had died of smallpox in 1727 before the we ...
Pharaoh... time being without foreign intervention. However, in the spring of 609 BC,Necho II personally led a sizable army up to the Euphrates to aid the Assy ...
Carl L. Becker... ved", is usually cited as one of the primary influences. In 1922, historianwrote that "Most Americans had absorbed Locke's works as a kind of politic ...
Joseph Chamberlain... t rally celebrating the British Empire, the occasion being the centenary of's birth. In October 1942, the Hall suffered minor damage during World War ...
Rupprecht... I of Bavaria. During the First World War, Ludwig's eldest son, Crown Prince, commanded the Bavarian army and became one of the leading German command ...
Constans... , often on pain of death. In 342 CE, the Christian emperors Constantius anddeclared same-sex marriage to be illegal. Shortly after, in the year 390 C ...
Sir Humphry Davy... en recognised in compounds, the metal itself was not isolated until 1807 bythrough the electrolysis of sodium hydroxide
George Washington... th the county and the city were named for American Revolutionary War leader, later to become the first President of the United States. It was the fir ...
George Washington... r North Carolina Governor General Benjamin Smith, who was a special aide toduring the American Revolutionary War and was an early benefactor to the u ...
Maria Theresa... abeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, by whom he had his two children:, born 1717, the last Habsburg sovereign, and Maria Anna, born 1718, Gover ...
Lord Adrian... ch consensus, prompting the intervention of then University Vice-Chancellor. Lord Adrian first offered the professorship to a compromise candidate, , ...
Gelimer... ven years on the throne, Hilderic fell victim to a revolt led by his cousin, an Arian, who led the people in a religious rebellion. Gelimer then beca ...
MagnetoThe first issue also introduced the team's archenemy,, who would continue to battle the X-Men for decades throughout the comic' ...
Valentinian II... ame-sex marriage to be illegal. Shortly after, in the year 390 CE, emperors, Theodosius I and Arcadius declared homosexual sex to be illegal and thos ...
Alexander the Great... legorical form by the actions of historical figures from the antique past (, Augustus, Cyrus, etc.). (Berger, 1986; Félibien, 1674; Verlet, 1985
Slobodan Milošević... ommanders and politicians, notably Serbia and Yugoslavia's former president, were put on trial by the United Nations' International Criminal Tribunal ...
Floris V, Count of Holland... is from 1276 when Dirk van Santhorst received the "Soetrewold" fiefdom from
King Henry VIII... nians. As the English Reformation progressed, their friaries were closed by. The refectory of the Dominican friary was eventually converted into a th ...
Frank Sturgis#guilty of burglary
Maria Anna... is two children: Maria Theresa, born 1717, the last Habsburg sovereign, and, born 1718, Governess of the Austrian Netherlands
Constantine II of Greece... nd VIPs, using the former King of Greece as his principal salesman. Ex-King(then exiled in Britain) provided contacts to a half a dozen royal familie ...
Clovis... 440 – 481/82) was a Merovingian king of the Salian Franks and the father of
William IIn 933 the islands, formerly under the control of, then Duchy of Brittany were annexed by the Duchy of Normandy. The island ...
Archduke Charles... rlands) and Austria gave military support to a rival claimant to the crown,. Catalonia initially accepted Philip V following prolonged negotiations b ...
Demetrius of Montferrat... rians, and his head was sent to Kaloyan. He was succeeded by his infant son, who ruled until he reached adulthood, but was eventually defeated by The ...
Alfonso XIIIIn the early 1900s Santander became the favoured summer residence of King, who built the Palacio de la Magdalena as the residence of the royal fami ...
Andrew Johnson... g his loyalty to the Union should a civil war break out, Tennessee Governorused his influence in the United States Department of War for Carter to or ...
Peter II... liberality and distinction by the government of her adolescent half-nephew. The Dolgorukovs, an ancient boyar family, deeply resented Menshikov. Wit ...
Theodosius I... to be illegal. Shortly after, in the year 390 CE, emperors Valentinian II,and Arcadius declared homosexual sex to be illegal and those who were guil ...
Gamal Abdel NasserIn 1956, Presidentof Egypt initiated "state feminism", which outlawed discrimination based o ...
Hadrian... hat the decrease of importance of the Oracle after the era of Roman Emperorwas due in part to the fact that there had not been an earthquake in the a ...
Philip II... om of the former Aragonese confederation, eclipsing Barcelona. The reign ofmarked the beginning of a gradual process of deterioration of Catalan econ ...
Jane Seymour... heir, the future Edward VI, was born at the palace and the child's mother,, died there two weeks later. Four years afterwards, whilst attending Mass ...
Andrew JohnsonOn the recommendation of Military Governor of Tennessee, U.S. naval officer Samuel Powhattan (S.P.) Carter was promoted to the br ...
Barack Obama... ion of any county in the US (85%) and in 2008 with 88.69% of votes cast for. It is an alcohol prohibition or dry county; i.e., taxes on alcohol illeg ...
Arvedui... and taken to Fornost. It remained there until Fornost too was overrun, whentook it to Forochel. It was lost in when the ship on which he was travelli ...
Marie Feodorovna... e was built by Catherine the Great’s son Paul. The czarevitch and his wife,, were avid francophiles, who, on a visit to France and Versailles in the ...
Murray the KAfter the success of their singles, The Shirelles became frequent guests of, who hosted them on his "All Star Rock Shows" on the New York radio stati ...
Charles the Bold... s were astonishingly successful. In the Siege of Neuss (1474–75), he forcedof Burgundy to give up his daughter Mary of Burgundy as wife to Frederick' ...
Lionel HamptonHis songs attracted countless covers over the years. The first cover was byfeaturing Sonny Parker, then Wynonie Harris, and lastly, Loy Gordon & His ...
Francis Bacon... es outlining a philosophy of science which might as easily be attributed tocenturies later. The novel's Roger Bacon serves to motivate Costain's prot ...
Philip IV... of the kingdoms, and were jealously guarded by the Catalan oligarchy. Afteracceded to the throne in 1621, the Count-Duke of Olivares attempted to sus ...
Catherine Howard... ce's chapel, the King was informed of his fifth wife's adultery. The Queen,, was then confined to her room for a few days before being sent to the to ...
Philippe, Duke of Anjou... The ensuing War of the Spanish Succession, which pitted France's candidate,, Louis XIV of France's grandson, against Austria's Charles, lasted for al ...
Adolf Hitler... rmann Göring, Heinrich Himmler, Rudolf Hess, Martin Bormann and, of course,himself
Emperor Charles V... r became Holy Roman Emperor, because he predeceased his father, but his soneventually united the Habsburg, Burgundian, Castilian, and Aragonese inher ...
King Basin... Franks, whose women he was taking; of his eight-year stay in Thuringia withand his wife Basina; of his return when a faithful servant advised him tha ...
Mary of Burgundy... s (1474–75), he forced Charles the Bold of Burgundy to give up his daughteras wife to Frederick's son Maximilian. With the inheritance of Burgundy, t ...
Arvedui... to Fornost, they took the palantír with them. This Stone was also lost whenwas shipwrecked
Richard Nixon... ts of the Watergate scandal which lead to the resignation of U.S. president
Jawaharlal Nehru... expedite the progress of the building project at its permanent location andlaid the foundation stone of the Institute at Powai on March 10, 1959
George WashingtonPresident of Congress John Hancock sent a broadside to General, instructing him to have it proclaimed "at the Head of the Army in the wa ...
Karl RennerIn April 1945, an Austrian elder statesman, declared Austria separate from Germany and ...
Empress AnnaWith the death of her father and the later accession of the, no royal court or noble house in Europe could allow a son to pay court t ...
Arcadius... hortly after, in the year 390 CE, emperors Valentinian II, Theodosius I anddeclared homosexual sex to be illegal and those who were guilty of it were ...
President of the Republic of China... Chinese culture, like the lion dance and drum teams. Later in the day, theaddresses the country and fireworks displays are held throughout the major ...
Theodosius II... hed in 439 or soon thereafter, and certainly during the lifetime of Emperor, i.e., before 450. The purpose of the history is to continue the work of ...
Richard NixonOn November 25, 1969, Presidentunilaterally renounced the use of chemical weapons and renounced all metho ...
Claudius... and formed the north border of the Roman Empire. Since the rule of Emperor(41–54 CE), divisions of the Roman army were stationed here. Consequently, ...
Emperor JingEmperor Gengshi of Han (r. 23–25 CE), a descendant of(r. 157–141 BCE), attempted to restore the Han Dynasty and occupied Chang' ...
OmphaleIn Greek myth, Lydia was also the first home of the double-axe, the labrys., daughter of the river Iardanos, was a ruler of Lydia, whom Heracles was ...
ClovisHe died in 481 and was buried in Tournai. His sonsucceeded him as king of the Franks
Kublai Khan... ictional Englishman who journeys to China during the reigns of Edward I and. Costain's narration includes technology such as the compass, the telesco ...
Anna... ria (having previously been relieved of his tongue) by order of the Empress, she turned to a coachman and even a waiter. Eventually she consoled hers ...
Emperor Guangwu... monarch Liu Penzi. Emperor Gengshi's brother Liu Xiu, known posthumously as(r. 25–57 CE), after distinguishing himself at the Battle of Kunyang in 23 ...
Catherine the Great’sPavlovsk Palace was built byson Paul. The czarevitch and his wife, Marie Feodorovna, were avid francop ...
Leopold I... eslaus Balthasar Johannes Antonius Ignatius), the second son of the Emperorand of his third wife, Princess Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg, was born on ...
Justinian I... e who were guilty of it were condemned to be publicly burned alive. Emperor(527–565 CE) made homosexuals a scapegoat for problems such as "famines, e ...
Anne Boleyn... ndon Bridge created dangerous rapids. This gatehouse is also known today as's gate, after Henry's second wife. Work was still underway on Anne Boleyn ...
MagnetoEarly X-Men issues introduced the team's archenemyand his Brotherhood of Evil Mutants featuring Mastermind, Quicksilver, Sca ...
William the Conqueror... t the Battle of Hastings on 14 October 1066, the invading Duke of Normandy,, spent the rest of the year securing his holdings, by fortifying key posi ...
Licinius... he Edict of Milan, issued in February of AD 313 by Emperors Constantine and
Mengistu Haile Mariam... Across from the Parliament is the Shengo Hall, built by the Derg regime ofas its new parliament hall. The Shengo Hall was the world's largest pre-fa ...
Ralph Klein... ssue in Canada. A national plebiscite had been suggested by Alberta Premierand some Conservatives and Liberal backbenchers. However, Paul Martin's Li ...
Pau ClarisThe president of the Generalitat,, declared a Catalan Republic under the protection of Louis XIII of France ...
Ronald Reagan... d States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit by President
John F. KennedyPeter Lawford was a brother-in-law of President(dubbed "Brother-in-Lawford" by Sinatra), and the group played a role in c ...
President of Ireland... e Gael was responsible for the initial nomination of the uncontested, first, Douglas Hyde, a Fine Gael candidate has never won an election to the off ...
Louis XIV... atin. The treasure went first to the Habsburgs in Vienna, then as a gift to, who was not impressed with the treasure and stored it in the royal libra ...
Edmund CrouchbackHenry granted Kenilworth to his brother,, in 1267. Edmund held many tournaments at Kenilworth in the late 13th cen ...
Kunigunde of AustriaThe marriage of his daughterto Albert IV, Duke of Bavaria, was another result of intrigues and decepti ...
Robert E. Lee... merican Civil War Brigadier General Robert H. Chilton (Chief of Staff under) was a native of Loudoun County. World War II general George C. Marshall ...
Joe Baca... onal district, which has a Cook PVI of D +10 and is represented by Democrat
The Prince of Wales... do on the city's southwestern end that hold annual polo and special events.and Sarah, Duchess of York were seen in the polo clubs
Walter Scott... rslie, by Blind Harry. Wallace is also the subject of literary works by Sirand Jane Porter and of the Academy Award winning epic film Braveheart
Ashur-uballit II... ght and where Josiah was killed. Necho then joined forces with the Assyrianand together they crossed the Euphrates and lay siege to Harran. The combi ...
Henry IV of England... bowstaves to England was in 1294. In 1350 there was a serious shortage, andordered his royal bowyer to enter private land and cut yew and other woods ...
Habibullah Khan... ost rebellion of 1923-24. Religious leaders, who had gained influence under, were unhappy with Amānullāh's extensive religious reforms
Douglas Hyde... for the initial nomination of the uncontested, first President of Ireland,, a Fine Gael candidate has never won an election to the office of Preside ...
Clinton... Chen Li-an and Lin Yang-kang. The aggressive tactic prompted U.S. Presidentto invoke the Taiwan Relations Act and dispatch two aircraft carrier battl ...
Lew Wasserman... ylor, who was in Paris, sent flowers, as did Roddy McDowall, Myrna Loy, and
Barack Obama... Rudd, gave an autographed copy of Keneally's biography Lincoln to Presidentas a state gift
Bill Richardson... rdon promised and not delivered by Wallace, to then-Governor of New Mexico,. On December 31, 2010, on the eve of leaving office, Richardson turned do ...
Harry S. Truman... wever, after Chief Justice Harlan Stone died in 1946, rumors that Presidentwould appoint Jackson as Stone's successor led several newspapers to inves ...
Alfonso... and the successful defense against a French crusade; his son and successor("the Generous") conquered Minorca; and Peter's second son James II, who f ...
Jigme Singye WangchuckOn December 15, 2006, the fourth Druk Gyalpo, His Majesty, abdicated all of his powers as King to his son, Prince Jigme Khesar Namg ...
Mary McAleese... 9.3% of the vote. In 2004, Fine Gael supported the re-election of President
Sun King... restoration and maintenance at Versailles undoubtedly surpass those of the
AugustusThe Romans had a preference for standardization whenever they could, so, after becoming permanent commissioner of roads in 20 BC, set up the mili ...
Kwame NkrumahThe term "neocolonialism" was first coined by, the first post-independence president of Ghana, and has been discussed b ...
Sparta... ttoman Empire, European travelers and scholars began to systematically tourand the Peloponnnese. Ernst Curtius, Charles Beulé, and Guillaume Blouet p ...
Inayatullah Khan... rth. In January 1929, Amanullah abdicated the throne to his oldest brother,, who ruled for only three days before escaping into exile in British-Indi ...
Gerald Ford... both on the Federal and State level. Nixon was succeeded by Vice Presidentas President, who on September 8, 1974, issued a full and unconditional pa ...
James II... uccessor Alfonso ("the Generous") conquered Minorca; and Peter's second son, who first acceded to the throne of Sicily and then succeeded his older b ...
Bill Clinton... ty came to also support environmentalism. For example, Democratic Presidentdid not send the Kyoto Protocol to the U.S. Senate for ratification, as he ...
Kristina KeneallyKeneally's nephew Ben is married to the former Premier of New South Wales,
Pope Benedict XVIAmong its notable alumni and faculty are, Heinrich Heine, Heinrich Hertz, Friedrich Hirzebruch, Friedrich Nietzsch ...
Holy Roman Emperor... emian diet, in 1618, King of Hungary by the Hungarian estates, and in 1619,
Philip II of Spain... mpton Court that Queen Mary I (Henry's eldest daughter) retreated with Kingto spend her honeymoon, after their wedding at Winchester. The marriage wa ...
Edward I of England... 05, Wallace was captured in Robroyston near Glasgow and handed over to King, who had him hanged, drawn, and quartered for high treason and crimes aga ...
Alfonso VFerdinand's successor,("the Magnanimous"), promoted a new stage of expansion, this time over the ...
Charles de Gaulle... er complication occurred due to Saint-Exupéry's and others' view of General, who was held in low regard. Early in the war de Gaulle became the leader ...
George W. Bush... e for ratification, as he thought it unfair to the United States. Presidentalso publicly opposed ratification of the Kyoto Protocols on the grounds t ...
Psamtik I... that the Assyrians and Egyptians were weakened by the death of the pharaohonly a year earlier (610 BC). Presumably in an attempt to help the Babylon ...
Charles the Bold# 1477 Mary of Burgundy (1457–1482), daughter of Duke of Burgundy# 1494 Bianca Maria Sforza (1472–1510), daughter of Duke of Milan Galeazzo ...
George W. Bush... d of many prominent leaders in industry and government, including President
Kaleb... eginning of the 6th century and began to massacre the Christians. Outraged,, the Christian King of Aksum with the encouragement of the Byzantine Empe ...
Mary of Burgundy# 1477(1457–1482), daughter of Duke of Burgundy Charles the Bol
Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck... me Singye Wangchuck, abdicated all of his powers as King to his son, Prince, with a specific intention to prepare the young King for the country's tr ...
Aragorn... ver Isengard with Merry and Pippin as Théoden, Gandalf, Legolas, Gimli, andarrive to pick up the two hobbits
Humphry Davy... , but instead must be prepared from its compounds; it was first isolated byin 1807 by the electrolysis of sodium hydroxide. Sodium is the sixth most ...
Menen Asfaw... d that in the interest of preserving the Imperial house, the emperor's wifeand the rest of the imperial family should immediately depart for Djibouti ...
Saddam... ts pedestal. The pro-Chávez website Aporrea wrote: "Just like the statue ofin Baghdad, that of Columbus the tyrant also fell this October 12, 2004 in ...
Charles I of England... and his servant, Baldrick, are the last two men loyal to the defeated King(played by Stephen Fry, portrayed as a soft-spoken, ineffective, slightly ...
Achilles... . In an almost identical line (X.391) that suggests a formulaic expression,tells the Myrmidons to sing the paean after the death of Hector
President... "an examination ... of rival claims." Great Britain reacted favourably butWoodrow Wilson rejected the plan. Bulgaria and Austria-Hungary were favora ...
James I... ly. This was when, on the death of Robert III in 1406, his heir, who became, was a prisoner in England. James was eventually released and crowned in ...
Malcolm, son of Kenneth II... ed mac Duib), who became Kenneth III on Constantine's death, or perhaps for(Máel Coluim mac Cináeda)
Hitler... joined the Columbia Broadcasting System under Edward R. Murrow. He visited's mountain retreat at Berchtesgaden and interviewed many leading Nazis, i ...
Jawaharlal Nehru... cting the newly formed Republic of India, from a planned coup to topple theAdministration in Delh
Llywelyn the Great... ng and soon the archbishop was sent to Wales to negotiate peace with Prince
William the Conqueror... father Eustace II appeared at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 as an ally of, and is listed as a possible killer of Harold II; he is also believed to ...
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh... ysis represented a key means of identifying the bodies. A blood sample from(a grandson of Alexandra's oldest sister, Princess Victoria of Hesse and b ...
Talcott Parsons... pretations of his writings were produced by such sociological luminaries asand C. Wright Mills. Parsons in particular imparted to Weber's works a fun ...
George Papandreou... ral Democratic Alliance (DS) and the moderate leftist Democratic Left (DA)., president of PASOK, won 4 October 2009, won with a majority in the Parli ...
Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor... arried Marie Amalie, Archduchess of Austria. Marie Amalie was a daughter ofand his wife Princess Wilhelmina Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Her materna ...
Henry VIII... whom he seems to have been Yeoman of the Guard. He was Sergeant-of-Arms toin 1526, Sheriff of Northamptonshire in 1532, and a Justice of the Peace f ...
Charles I... ent in an act of posthumous revenge for their part in the beheading of King
George W. Bush... a failing grade on a final exam for refusing to write an essay arguing thatis a war criminal. A spokeswoman for the university said that the test que ...
Robert III... able to be crowned more or less immediately. This was when, on the death ofin 1406, his heir, who became James I, was a prisoner in England. James wa ...
Pope John Paul II... guards, and palace guards. After the May 13, 1981 assassination attempt onby Mehmet Ali Ağca, the guards were given enhanced training in unarmed com ...
Lady Diana Spencer... dest son, Charles, counselling him to make up his mind to either propose to, or break off their courtship. Charles felt pressured by his father to ma ...
King Henry II... de Montgomery, Earl of Arundel, the castle was seized by the crown in 1102., who added on to the castle, in 1155 confirmed William d'Aubigny as Earl ...
John III Sobieski... of Bavaria, and Theresa Kunegunda Sobieska, and the grandson of Polish King
George W. Bush... Presidential election, John Kerry carried the county by a 6.6% margin over, with Kerry carrying the state by 6.7% over Bush
President of Ireland... Uachtaráin , formerly the Viceregal Lodge, is the official residence of the. It is located in the Phoenix Park on the northside of Dublin
Hillary Rodham Clinton... in the U.S. since Medicaid began in the 1960s. Senator Hatch and First Ladyalso played major roles in SCHIP passing
Alexander the Great... t family was named Psittacus alexandri, meaning "Alexander's parrot", afterwhose armies introduced eastern parakeets to Greece. Linnaeus' trivial nam ...
Johnson administration... egan to be released from this and other North Vietnamese prisons during the, their testimonies revealed widespread and systematic abuse of prisoners ...
Nero... centurion Marcus Superbus, Claudette Colbert as Poppea, Charles Laughton as, and Elissa Landi as Mercia, the Christian woman with whom Marcus falls i ...
Henri I... 06. The country was then divided between a kingdom in the north directed by; and a republic in the south directed by Alexandre Pétion, an homme de co ...
Danaus... their wedding night, as her 49 sisters did. (See the myth at the entry for.) The author of the Bibliotheca, in his list of names for the Danaids, do ...
Art Rooney... d among his friends and companions the Vanderbilts, the Whitneys, Tim Mara,, and George Preston Marshall, among others. Marshall met Bell in Atlantic ...
Stephen of England... V (c. 1129 – 17 August 1153), count of Boulogne, was the eldest son of Kingand Countess Matilda I of Boulogne. When his father seized the English thr ...
Dwight Eisenhower... ioned endlessly for an exemption which had finally been approved by General. However Saint-Exupéry had been suffering pain and immobility due to his ...
Earl Mountbatten of Burma... ectors' Awards at the Dorchester Hotel in London. Presenting the awards was; an award had just gone to Barry Took and Marty Feldman (writers of Round ...
Lex Luthor... c (who murders Alexi Luthor of Earth-Two for trying to take leadership) andto conquer the Earths, while the Anti-Monitor causes chaos on the Earths b ...
DanausIn Greek mythology, Amymone (the "blameless" one) was a daughter of. As the "blameless" Danaid, her name identifies her as, perhaps, identica ...
Yuan Hao... n garrison towns, he sent his general Chen Qingzhi to support the pretender. Despite the fact that Chen was only given 7,000 troops, Chen still manag ...
Branch Rickey... "minor" – a term that did not come into vogue until St. Louis Cardinals GMpioneered the farm system in the 1930s. Nevertheless, these financially tr ...
Emperor Gong of Western Wei... AD). Afterwards, Yuwen Tai's son Yuwen Jue seized the throne of power from, establishing the Northern Zhou Dynasty (557–580 AD). The Northern Zhou D ...
Stever CommitteeIn early 1958, NACA's "" included consultation from the ABMA's large booster program, headed by W ...
Diana, Princess of Wales... ted with the Royal Family (for instance, immediately following the death of). However, recent polls show that around 70–80% of the British public sup ...
Haakon V... peared claiming to be her, known as the False Margaret; she was executed by, King Eric's brother and successor, in 1301
Joseph IIOn Maria Theresa's death in 1780, she was succeeded by her son, already Holy Roman Emperor since Francis I's death in 1765. A reformer h ...
Baldwin of Bourcq... he travelled all the way to Apulia before learning that a distant relative,, had been crowned in the meantime. Eustace returned to Boulogne and died ...
Jawaharlal Nehru... e rule in Goa and its integration into India. When Prime Minister of India,refused to obtain it by armed intervention, RSS leader Jagannath Rao Joshi ...
Crown Prince... Loerzer had been regularized. They were assigned as a team to FFA 25 in the's Fifth Army – "though it seems that they had to steal a plane in order t ...
Alan García... 1990, he reached the position of Secretary General after the resignation of. He was also Prime Minister from 1985 until 1987, when serious disputes w ...
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John Frederick, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg... ncess Wilhelmina Amalia of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Her maternal grandfather was. In 1725 Charles Albert visited Versailles for the wedding of Louis XV an ...
Dwight D. Eisenhower... Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA). Privately, however, the CIA and Presidentwere aware of progress being made by the Soviets on Sputnik from secret sp ...
Alan García... resident of Peruvian Chamber of Deputies during the government of President
Alexander the Great... o the age of heroes, extending from Manuchehr's reign until the conquest of(Sekandar). The main feature of this period is the major role played by th ...
Baldwin of Boulogne... 1096 with his brothers Godfrey of Bouillon (duke of Lower Lotharingia) and. He soon returned to Europe to administer his domains. He married Mary of ...
Alfred the Great... yfed, who became Bishop of Sherborne in the 890s. About 885 he was asked byto leave St David's and join the circle of learned men whom Alfred was rec ...
Philip... Juan Carlos and Queen Sophia; Pope John Paul II; Prince Charles, and Prince
Pope John Paul II... said that his religion was the "most important thing" in his life. In 1998,made him a Knight of the Order of St. Gregory the Great (KSG), the highest ...
Henry of Anjou... ssibility of a peaceful settlement between Stephen and his rival, the young. According to William of Newburgh, King Stephen was "grieved beyond measu ...
Catherine the Great... ntral Europe, faced with the alliance of Frederick the Great of Prussia andof Russia. The Russo-Turkish War of 1768–1774 caused a serious crisis in e ...
Yazdegerd III... h Keyumars, the first man, and ended with his fiftieth scion and successor,, six thousand years of history of Iran. The task of Ferdowsi was to preve ...
Woodrow Wilson... rsity as undergraduate students, graduate students or were faculty members., who received his PhD from Johns Hopkins in 1886, was Hopkins' first affi ...
Elizabeth II... remain Commonwealth realms and share the same monarch. The present monarch,, succeeded her father, George VI, in 1952. Like her recent predecessors, ...
Nimrod... ified in the Recognitions (part of Clementine literature) with the biblical, who, the author says, taught the Persians to worship fire. In many moder ...
Joseph Locke... ed men were starting to make their marks, such as his son Robert, his pupiland finally Isambard Kingdom Brunel. His conservative views on the capabil ...
Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia... icholas was identified from DNA obtained from among others his late brother. Grand Duke George had died of tuberculosis in the late 1890s and was bur ...
Frederick TaylorThe modern history of workflows can be traced toand H. Gantt. Rudolf Laban and Warren Lamb contributed to this in England. ...
Benedict Arnold... -copy," and "We started out with too much cargo / So I'm glad we got rid of, yo
Anne of Denmark... 00. James VI and I, the King of England, Scotland and Ireland and his wife,, the daughter of Frederick II of Denmark also lived at the Palace until t ...
Kim Il-sungIn April 1982,announced a new economic policy giving priority to increased agricultural ...
George W. Bush... er, many Democrats in Congress did not want to work with incoming President. Kennedy, however, saw Bush as genuinely interested in a major overhaul o ...
Matilda of Boulogne... cotland, and Saint Margaret of Scotland. Eustace and Mary had one daughter,
Hou Jing... n and Western Wei, Emperor Wu granted asylum to rebel Eastern Wei commander, sending him on Northern Expeditions against Eastern Wei. After some init ...
John F. Kennedy... because of weaker security and security lapses, such as with U.S. Presidentand former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, or as part of coups d' ...
Casimir IV... tiated with Lithuania in the hope of placing itself under the protection of, King of Poland and Grand Prince of Lithuania, a would-be alliance regard ...
Joseph Locke... tar" driven by his brother Robert and "Rocket" driven by assistant engineer. The day was marred by the death of William Huskisson, the Member of Parl ...
John F. Kennedy... tioned by Curtis was that it was Baldrick who had accidentally assassinated. However, aside from a brief mention in June 2005
King Harold... shire and Monmouthshire, and traced his descent from an Owen of the time ofand a Sitsyllt of the reign of William Rufus. Sitsylt is the original Wels ...
Achilles... s married the Ocean goddess Thetis. Peleus later gave the horses to his sonwho took them to draw his chariot during the Trojan War
Marie Amalie, Archduchess of AustriaHe and his wifewere parents of seven children
Baldwin I of JerusalemWhen his youngest brother kingdied in 1118, the elderly Eustace was offered the throne. Eustace was at f ...
Rawhi FattouhUpon Arafat's death, PLC Speakersucceeded Arafat as interim President of the PNA. PLO Secretary-General Ma ...
Prince William, Duke of Cumberland... on is 156,898. Its county seat is Bridgeton. Cumberland County is named for
Daniel Nathans... Herbert Spencer Gasser won the 1944 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine,and Hamilton O. Smith won the 1978 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, ...
Agustin de IturbideHonduras later joined the Mexican Empire of, a fact which lasted until the formation of the Federal Republic of Centr ...
Maximilian IIn 1505, Holy Roman Emperorestablished a postal system in the Empire, appointing Franz von Thurn und ...
Daniel of Galicia... mogitia). Vykintas died in 1251 or 1252, and Tautvilas was forced to rejoin
Leopold II... roved a boon for Austria, as he was succeeded by his more sensible brother,, previously the reforming Grand Duke of Tuscany. Leopold knew when to cut ...
James I of Scotland... e David II of Scotland (reign 1329-71), the son of Robert The Bruce in 1324;(reign 1406-37) in late 1394 and Charles I of England, King of England, S ...
Mahmoud Abbas... ouh succeeded Arafat as interim President of the PNA. PLO Secretary-Generalwas selected Chairman of the PLO, and Farouk Kaddoumi became head of Fatah ...
David II of ScotlandA number of British monarchs were born in Dunfermline Palace. These include(reign 1329-71), the son of Robert The Bruce in 1324; James I of Scotland ...
Vasili... rty three years, dying on 27 October 1505 and he left his empire to his son
Charles I of England... ert The Bruce in 1324; James I of Scotland (reign 1406-37) in late 1394 and, King of England, Scotland and Ireland (reign 1625-49) in 1600. James VI ...
John F. Kennedy... since he was one of the key figures who acceded to the wishes of Presidentin changing the focus of the march. Kennedy initially opposed the march ou ...
Emperor Wen of Sui... -lived, as the Northern Zhou was overthrown in 581 by Yang Jian, who became. With greater military power and morale, along with convincing propaganda ...
Al Gore... ential election battle in Florida in 2000, Kennedy supported Vice President's legal actions. After the bitter contest was over, many Democrats in Con ...
Nero... Barrett incarnated Marcus Superbus, an old Roman patrician of the years of, who falls in love with a young woman and converts to Christianity for he ...
Grover Cleveland... stein-Friesian Association of America. Susan Cleveland, sister of Presidentmarried into the Yeomans family
PeleusPoseidon gave the two horses to Kingof Phtia, as a wedding gift, when Peleus married the Ocean goddess Thetis. ...
Earl Mountbatten of Burma... le all over the country. On 27 August 1979 the Provisional IRA assassinatedin County Sligo. On the same day the IRA killed 18 British soldiers at War ...
Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of BavariaHe was born in Brussels as the son of, and Theresa Kunegunda Sobieska, and the grandson of Polish King John III ...
Henry VII... e best inn in Stamford. David somehow secured the favour of the first Tudor, to whom he seems to have been Yeoman of the Guard. He was Sergeant-of-Ar ...
Empress Matilda... ouis in an abortive raid upon Normandy, which had accepted the title of the, and was now defended by her husband, Geoffrey of Anjou
King George V... of the modern shopping area, built in 1912, commemorates the coronation of. In the late 1970s the London Borough of Bexley built its headquarters, t ...
Indira Gandhi... ze such divided loyalties led to the assassination of Indian Prime Minister, assassinated by two Sikh bodyguards in 1984
Augustus... nd his sons had ruled jointly, albeit not for long. Even the first emperor,, (r. 27 BC–AD 19), had shared power with his colleagues and more formal o ...
Malcolm III of Scotland... pe to administer his domains. He married Mary of Scotland, daughter of King, and Saint Margaret of Scotland. Eustace and Mary had one daughter, Matil ...
Alexander III of Scotland... e was the daughter of King Eric II of Norway and Margaret, daughter of King. Margaret was born in Tønsberg, on 9 April 1283, while her mother did not ...
Khosrau IDuring the reign of the later Sassanid king(531–579), a gift from an Indian king (possibly a Maukhari Dynasty king of ...
FinarfinDorthonion was originally ruled by Angrod and Aegnor, two of the sons of, under the suzerainty of their older brother Finrod. The north-eastern ar ...
Marcus Aurelius... with his colleagues and more formal offices of co-emperor had existed from(r. 161–180) on
Richard M. Nixon... ld between U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Vice President
Harry S. Truman... ly nine days before the U.S. presidential elections, causing U.S. Presidentgreat embarrassment. Truman reacted by making a strongly pro-Zionist decla ...
Isaiah Berlin... itically, rather than any racism. Keynes had many Jewish friends, includingand Piero Sraffa. Keynes several times used his influence to help his Jewi ...
Carus... sily removed from power. In contrast, just a few years earlier, the emperorand his sons had ruled jointly, albeit not for long. Even the first empero ...
Adolf Hitler... when British attacks had become more effective than earlier in the battle., then a Gefreiter of the 6th Bavarian Reserve Division, fought in the Bat ...
Holy Roman Emperor... mber of the Wittelsbach family, was Prince-elector of Bavaria from 1726 andfrom 24 January 1742 until his death in 1745. Charles was notably the only ...
Louis VII of France... ers dated no later than August 1131. In 1137, he did homage for Normandy to, whose sister, Constance, he subsequently married in 1140 (as a widow she ...
Eric II of NorwayShe was the daughter of Kingand Margaret, daughter of King Alexander III of Scotland. Margaret was bor ...
Saparmurat NiyazovIn January 2006,ordered to stop paying pensions to ⅓ (more than 100,000) of elderly people ...
Ardashir I... and 7th centuries AD (Common Era). This ancient Persian text refers to Shah, who ruled from 224–241, as a master of the game
Nursultan Nazarbayev... akhstan and is a regular goose hunting companion of the country's President. He is a supporter of Norwich City Football Club
Pope Benedict XVI... reign affairs. Bertone and Mamberti were named in their respective roles byin September 2006
Henry VIII... ard Family were Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard, second and fifth wives of. Both women were nieces of Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, who played ...
DJ Yella... t behind the scenes it was a group effort. Music was handled by Dr. Dre and; the lyrics were largely written by MC Ren, with contributions from Ice C ...
Adolf Hitler... Davenport) is concerned about the "crisis" in Europe, the growing power ofand Nazi Germany, and the inability of celebrated foreign correspondents i ...
Xiao Dong... ering. Despite Emperor Wu's assurances, Hou decided to rebel in the name of, the grandson of the former crown prince Xiao Tong who died in 531 AD and ...
Oswaldo López... a bloody coup. These officers exiled PLH members and governed under Generaluntil 1970
President of the Church... restrictions remained in place until 1978, when the policy was rescinded bySpencer W. Kimball
President Reagan... rd Nixon announced the commencement of the so-called "War on Drugs." Later,added the position of drug czar to the President's Executive Office
Napoleon I... as a Prussian Generalfeldmarschall (field marshal) who led his army againstat the Battle of the Nations at Leipzig in 1813 and at the Battle of Water ...
Melvin A. Eggers... ention of the NCAA. The day after the bombing, the university's chancellor,, said on nationwide television that he should have canceled the event. Af ...
Hillary Rodham Clinton... he hometown of former First Lady & current United States Secretary of State. When she visited Park Ridge on the occasion of her 50th birthday in 1997 ...
Erskine H. Childers... Fianna Fáil's electoral comeback by securing the election of its candidate,, as President of Ireland in 1973, defeating the odds-on favourite, the Na ...
Alfonso IX of León... i had established himself in the city of Cordoba. Sensing the vacuity, bothand Sancho II of Portugal opportunistically ordered their own raids into A ...
George Tupou VIn July 2008, three days before his coronation, Kingannounced that he would relinquish most of his power and be guided by his ...
Ferdinand III of Castile... aeza. He set up a rebel camp and forged an alliance with the hitherto quiet. Sensing his greater priority was Marrakesh, where recusant Almohad sheik ...
Bill Clinton... tone of the Clinton campaign and what he saw as racially tinged remarks by. Kennedy gave an endorsement to Obama on January 28, 2008, despite appeal ...
Louis IV... emperor at Frankfurt. Charles VII was the second Wittelsbach Emperor afterand the first Wittelsbach King of the Romans since the rule of Rupert of G ...
President... staing (; born 2 February 1926) is a French centre-right politician who wasof the French Republic from 1974 until 1981. , he is a member of the Const ...
Pope John Paul II... protected by a bubble of clear bulletproof glass, such as the Popemobile of– built following an attempt at his life. Politicians often resent this ne ...
Thomas Jefferson... federal military reservation established by President of the United Statesin 1802. It consists of about 16,000 acres including the campus of the U.S ...
Marc RavalomananaThe government of former Presidentwas aggressively seeking foreign investment and had planned to tackle many ...
President BushOn September 26, 2006,urged Congress to consider revising federal laws so that U.S. armed forces ...
Emperor Charles VII... a to the Prussians. In 1745, following the reign of the Bavarian Elector as, Maria Theresa's husband Francis of Lorraine, Grand Duke of Tuscany, was ...
Hillary Rodham Clinton... n remained neutral as the 2008 Democratic nomination battle between Senatorand Senator Barack Obama intensified, as his friend Chris Dodd was also ru ...
Queen Elizabeth I... G (13 September 1521 – 4 August 1598) was an English , the chief advisor offor most of her reign, twice Secretary of State (1550–1553 and 1558–1572) ...
Barack Obama... cratic nomination battle between Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and Senatorintensified, as his friend Chris Dodd was also running. After the initial ...
President of India... tion of SPG for a period of 5 years, after stepping down from the post. Theis also protected by SPG while the President's Bodyguards, which is a mech ...
Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany... left with the prisoners. Alexandra kept only two bracelets which her uncle,, had given her as a child and which she could not take off. He did not kn ...
Cephalus... mage:Cephalus and Aurora - Poussin - 1627-30 National Gallery, London.jpg |and Aurora - Nicolas Poussin - 1627 - National Gallery, London
TalausHe was a son ofand Lysimache. Pausanias calls his mother Lysianassa, and Hyginus calls he ...
Jacques Chirac... Palestinian national anthems, and a Chopin funeral march. French Presidentstood alone beside Arafat's coffin for about ten minutes in a last show of ...
Henry IV... a Parisian) and to Henry III of Navarre who later became king of France as
Mithridates I of Parthia... g Syria and northern Mesopotamia; the nomadic Parthians, brilliantly led byhad overrun uppland Media (home of the famed Nisean horse herd); and Roman ...
Edward, the Prince of Wales... ceremony of the Hall was on 29 March 1871. A welcoming speech was given by; Queen Victoria was too overcome to speak although she did comment that i ...
President of the United StatesWest Point is a federal military reservation established byThomas Jefferson in 1802. It consists of about 16,000 acres including the ...
Indira Gandhi... and his family members, after the assassination of the then Prime Minister, in 1984. Former Prime Ministers also get the protection of SPG for a per ...
Salvador Allende... overwhelmed or completely removed, such as with Patrice Lumumba and likely
López... is time round, he adopted more progressive policies, including land reform.'s successors continued armed forces modernization programs, building army ...
Juan Alberto Melgar... air force superiority over its neighbors. During the governments of General(1975–78) and General Policarpo Paz (1978–82), Honduras built most of its ...
Odin... Munin, two Common Ravens who whispered news into the ears of the Norse god. In several civilizations of ancient Italy, particularly Etruscan and Rom ...
Lynceus... meless, was eventually reconciled with her father, and given in marriage to, with whom she founded a race of kings that led to Danae, the mother of P ...
Tigranes the GreatMithridates' ambitious son-in-law,, king of Armenia, however, saw opportunity for expansion in the constant ...
Gerry Adams... ough the move caused some controversy in the UK due to his connections withof the Irish republican political party Sinn Féin. Later in March, a bill ...
AchaemenesHis character seems to have been chosen by Virgil treating the Persian nameas Greek and extracting a meaning "he who waits with affliction"
Oswaldo López... NH, Ramón Ernesto Cruz, took power briefly in 1970 until, in December 1972,staged another coup. This time round, he adopted more progressive policies ...
Dermot MacMurrough... x Ireland and bring the Irish church into line with Rome. Around 1170, Kingof Leinster was deposed by his arch-enemy King Rory O'Connor of Connacht. ...
Chen Shubao... er and morale, along with convincing propaganda that the Chen Dynasty rulerwas a decadent ruler who had lost the Mandate of Heaven, the Sui Dynasty w ...
Anthony BluntThe most famous 20th-century scholar of Poussin was the Englishman, Keeper of the Queen's Pictures, who in 1979 was disgraced by revelations ...
Justinian... tiquity, Awjila was nominally within the Roman Empire, evidenced by emperor's decree that forbade the worship of Amun
Clement Attlee... current stones were dedicated in September 1946 by the then Prime Minister, replacing those destroyed during WW2 as an anti-invasion measure. The lo ...
Ramón Ernesto CruzA civilian president for the PNH,, took power briefly in 1970 until, in December 1972, Oswaldo López staged ...
Sancho II of Portugal... lf in the city of Cordoba. Sensing the vacuity, both Alfonso IX of León andopportunistically ordered their own raids into Andalusian territory that s ...
Patsy Ramsey... The Southern Skillet, when he lived there off and on in the '90s. John and, the parents of JonBenét Ramsey, lived in the area in the early 2000s. Fo ...
Sarpedon... of Eetion. Pedasos was mortal, but he could keep up with the divine horses., prince of Lycia and ally of Troy, killed Pedasos when his spear missed P ...
Don Carlos... whose settlement saw Austria cede Naples and Sicily to the Spanish Infantein exchange for the tiny Duchy of Parma and Spain and France's adherence t ...
Mahmoud Abbas... prevent a blood feud. The lawyer called on Palestinian Authority presidentto reopen the investigation into Arafat's death.
Michelle Yeoh... ead actors: Chow Yun Fat is from Hong Kong and spoke Cantonese natively andis from Malaysia and spoke English. Only Zhang Ziyi spoke with a native Ma ...
Sarah, Duchess of York... ayment. The Duke's entourage denied he knew of the situation. In July 2011,stated that her multi-million pound debts had been cleared due to the inte ...
Maria Theresa... rs' worthless recognitions of the Pragmatic Sanction that made his daughterhis heir. The most notable instance of this was in the War of the Polish S ...
Maria Theresa... ies were overrun by the Austrians and Bavaria was occupied by the troops of. Therefore the emperor fled Munich and resided for almost three years in ...
OdinThe Norse godin his many forms, astride his eight-legged steed Sleipnir, came to be ass ...
Benazir Bhutto... as with U.S. President John F. Kennedy and former Pakistani Prime Minister, or as part of coups d'état where security is either overwhelmed or compl ...
Henry II of EnglandIn the 12th century the only English pope, Adrian IV, authorised Kingto take possession of Ireland as a feudal territory nominally under papal ...
Vonones II of Parthia... Tiridates I of Armenia, during the reign of Nero. (Tiridates was the son of, and his coronation by Nero in 66 AD confirmed the end of a war between P ...
Joseph Locke... e, rather than the West Coast Main Line taking the direct route favoured byover Shap between Lancaster and Carlisle, Stephenson was in favour of a lo ...
James I’sambassador to Paris, Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury, who pr ...
Ronald ReaganUnited States Presidentordered that the plane be intercepted by F-14 Tomcats from the VF-74 "BeDe ...
Nero... ring the state visit to Rome of Tiridates I of Armenia, during the reign of. (Tiridates was the son of Vonones II of Parthia, and his coronation by N ...
Henry IIHis 1152 marriage to Eleanor of Aquitaine allowed the futureto gain control of his new wife's possessions of Aquitaine and Gascony. Th ...
Thomas Jefferson... population was 359 at the 2000 census. The name is derived indirectly from
Mitt Romney... that Kennedy "changed the circumstances of tens of millions of Americans"., former Massachusetts Governor and Kennedy's opponent in the 1994 senate ...
Edward BruceAround Lent of 1314,, brother of the Scottish King, began the siege of Stirling Castle, which ...
President... ere constituent assembly elections in 1957 which appointed Ramón Villeda as, and itself becoming a national Congress with a 6-year term. The PLH rule ...
Organa... uly 27, 1999, a digitally restored print of the film was released in DVD bythrough Geneon (Pioneer), and packaged with the documentary The Hollywood ...
John II Komnenos... y set afoot by his mother-in-law Irene Doukaina and his wife Anna to depose, the son of Alexios, and raise himself to the throne. His wife attributed ...
John André... ut $1.3M in 2009 dollars). However, Arnold's plot failed when British Majorwas captured as a spy by the Americans. Arnold received a decreased cash r ...
Constantine... divided the Eastern Empire between Licinius and himself. When Licinius andbegan to make common cause with one another, Maximinus entered into a secr ...
Polynices... aughter of Pronax, or to Demonassa. His daughters Argea and Deipyle marriedand Tydeus, respectively. His other children include Aegiale, Aegialeus, a ...
Indira GandhiIn 1975, the Indian Government under the Prime Minister Mrs., proclaimed emergency rule in India, thereby suspending the fundamental r ...
Charles... the Belgians; King Juan Carlos and Queen Sophia; Pope John Paul II; Prince, and Prince Philip
Kenneth IIConstantine became king upon the death of(Cináed mac Maíl Coluim), supposedly killed by Finnguala, daughter of Cunc ...
Ramón Villeda... it back). There were constituent assembly elections in 1957 which appointedas President, and itself becoming a national Congress with a 6-year term. ...
Emperor Yuan of Liang... f his generals Wang Sengbian and Chen Baxian defeated Hou, crowning himself. His brother Xiao Ji based in Sichuan was still a major threat. Emperor Y ...
John Balliol... eace in Scotland between the competing claims of Margaret, Robert Bruce and
Sparta... came a sea of Syracuse. In the Peloponnesian War, he joined the side of thens and assisted them with mercenaries
Jacques Chirac... a memorial to the cruelty of the Nazi occupation. In 1999, French Presidentdedicated a memorial museum, the Centre de la mémoire d'Oradour, near the ...
Tiridates I of Armenia... tells how the name of Mithras was spoken during the state visit to Rome of, during the reign of Nero. (Tiridates was the son of Vonones II of Parthi ...
Cuilén, King of Scotland... III, (before 971–997) was king of Scots from 995 to 997. He was the son of(Cuilén mac Iduilb)
Baudouin... ave been Princess Grace of Monaco and her husband, Prince Rainier III; Kingof the Belgians; King Juan Carlos and Queen Sophia; Pope John Paul II; Pri ...
Nathan Hale... hore of Long Island in Suffolk County, New York, United States. Named after, a captain in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War ...
Douglas Fairbanks... and from 1918 he was even composing the music for them. With Mary Pickford,and D. W. Griffith, he co-founded United Artists in 1919
the Queen... the Privy Council at Whitehall on 18 March 1588, as a result of petition to. On these occasions he maintained the principle of separatism, denouncing ...
Henry III of England... ecclesiastical office. In the name of his fellow bishops he admonished Kingat Westminster, on 2 February 1234, to heed the example of his father, Kin ...
Charles de GaulleAfter the war, Generaldecided that the village would never be rebuilt. Instead, it would remain ...
Fidel Castro... ions. According to Joe R. Reeder, Under Secretary of the Army from 1993–97,has used body doubles
Benedict ArnoldIn perhaps the most infamous act of treason in American history, Generalattempted to turn the site over to the British Army in 1780 for a bribe co ...
Daniel of Galicia... augas, along with the Samogitians of western Lithuania, the Livonian Order,(Tautvilas and Edivydas' brother-in-law), and Vasilko of Volhynia. The pri ...
Timur Leng... he late Middle Ages, but their hold upon the area was transitional as laterand Uzbeks contested the land
Walter WangerProducerbought the rights to journalist Vincent Sheean's memoir Personal History i ...
Sparta... manner the Rhodians celebrated Ptolemy I of Egypt, the Samians Lysander of, the Athenians Demetrius, the Delphians Craterus of Macedon
Ferdinand IIIIn 1799, Kingcreated Bronte as a Duchy, and rewarded admiral Horatio Nelson with the ti ...
Mike Easley... %. On that same day, it voted by 53% to 45% to re-elect Democratic Governoragainst local Republican Patrick J. Ballantine
James Bond... y in 1989. In 1995 Pierce Brosnan filmed train crash sequences for the 17thfilm, GoldenEye, at the former sugar beet factory. A scene for the film Th ...
Basil II... hen led his armies against Bulgaria, in alliance with the Byzantine Emperor, and collected several relics during his campaign
Edward II of England... . It was now two years since an English army had come to Scotland, and Kinghad recently been on the verge of war with his barons after the murder of ...
Diomedes of Thrace... not to be confused with the horse mentioned above, was one of the horses of, who fed these animals on human flesh. The capture of these horses was th ...
Mitt Romney... n instrumental in the prior 2004 alteration of this law to prevent Governorfrom appointing a Republican senator should John Kerry's presidential camp ...
Prince Rainier III... the Áras an Uachtaráin have been Princess Grace of Monaco and her husband,; King Baudouin of the Belgians; King Juan Carlos and Queen Sophia; Pope J ...
Villeda... nservative military officers preempted constitutional elections and deposedin a bloody coup. These officers exiled PLH members and governed under Gen ...
Charles VI... d claimed the German territories of the Habsburg dynasty after the death ofin 1740. With the treaty of Nymphenburg concluded in July 1741, Charles Al ...
Theodore Roosevelt... build boats to transition goods from the rails to the seas. With President's declaration to create a Great White Fleet, the company entered the wars ...
Galerius... 313. He was born of Dacian peasant stock to the half sister of the emperornear their family lands around Felix Romuliana; a rural area then in the D ...
Tarquin the Proud... ic was established around 509 BC, when the last of the seven kings of Rome,, was deposed by Lucius Junius Brutus, and a system based on annually elec ...
Marie AmalieOn 5 October 1722, Charles married, Archduchess of Austria. Marie Amalie was a daughter of Joseph I, Holy Ro ...
George Washington... and became a haven for deserters from both the British and colonial armies., who had more than sufficient difficulties with the British, brushed off ...
Halle Berry... er subsequent films, North Country and Æon Flux, she ranked seventh, behind, Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Renée Zellweger, Reese Witherspoon and Nic ...
Charles VIn 1520united the twenty-four hamlets of the surrounding area, which formed the t ...
Robert E. Lee... a and the South by figures such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and. Their homes in Virginia represent the birthplace of America and the Sout ...
Princess Grace of Monaco... of Irish descent. Other famous visitors to the Áras an Uachtaráin have beenand her husband, Prince Rainier III; King Baudouin of the Belgians; King J ...
George Washington... ld was best known as the site of the Springfield Armory, a site selected byand Henry Knox in 1777. Closed controversially during the Vietnam War, the ...
Isaac I Komnenos... ials for a History", ) of the period from 1057 to 1081, from the victory ofover Michael VI to the dethronement of Nikephoros III Botaneiates by Alexi ...
Harry... xtended royal family. In their grief, Diana's two sons, Princes William and, wanted to attend church, and so their grandparents took them that mornin ...
Edward I... of Chelsea (Chelsey), Kensington (Kensing town) and Charing. In the time of, the manor of Knightsbridge appertained to the abbey of Westminster. It w ...
Alexander the Great... s of the ancient world. It was part of the Persian Empire until captured byat the siege of Halicarnassus in 334 BC
Jimmy Carter... . Present at the funeral service were President Obama and former Presidents, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush (also representing his father, former Pr ...
Catherine of Aragon... later found it expedient and profitable to break with the Papacy. His wife,, bore him only a single child that survived infancy, Mary. As England had ...
Roman Emperor... – July or August 313), also known as Maximinus Daia or Maximinus Daza, wasfrom 308 to 313. He was born of Dacian peasant stock to the half sister of ...
George W. Bush... ear equal measure. In the 2004 presidential elections, the county supportedover John Kerry by 56% to 44%. On that same day, it voted by 53% to 45% to ...
Saddam HusseinAll United Nations attempts to intervene as mediators were rebuffed. Under, Baathist Iraq claimed the entire waterway up to the Iranian shore as its ...
Thomas Jefferson... d spread across America and the South by figures such as George Washington,, and Robert E. Lee. Their homes in Virginia represent the birthplace of A ...
George W. Bush... e were President Obama and former Presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and(also representing his father, former President George H. W. Bush, who dec ...
George H. W. Bush... Clinton and George W. Bush (also representing his father, former President, who declined to attend), along with Vice President Biden, three former V ...
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George V... British monarchs stayed at the Viceregal Lodge, notably Queen Victoria and. American presidents hosted here include Presidents John F. Kennedy, Rich ...
Amphiaraus... her Eurynome. He was one of the three kings at Argos, along with Iphis and, the husband of Adrastus's sister Eriphyle. He was married either to Amph ...
Pervez Musharraf... ction teams from the military's elite Special Service Group unit. President, as civilian head of state, was due to have this withdrawn after retiring ...
Mohammad Najibullah... Afghanistan as well as to remove the Soviet-backed government of President
Francis of Lorraine... ign of the Bavarian Elector as Emperor Charles VII, Maria Theresa's husband, Grand Duke of Tuscany, was elected Emperor, restoring control of that po ...
Spencer W. Kimball... place until 1978, when the policy was rescinded by President of the Church
Simon de MontfortIn 1248,was appointed Governor in the unsettled Duchy of Gascony. Bitter complaint ...
president... state senator and U.S. Congressman and, after changing parties, he ran foras an American Independent Party candidate in the
Queen VictoriaVarious visiting British monarchs stayed at the Viceregal Lodge, notablyand George V. American presidents hosted here include Presidents John F. K ...
Xiao Ji... en Baxian defeated Hou, crowning himself Emperor Yuan of Liang. His brotherbased in Sichuan was still a major threat. Emperor Yuan asked for assistan ...
William McKinley... bodyguards away from them for personal or publicity reasons; U.S. Presidentdid this at the public reception where he was assassinated
Elizabeth I... "Tyburn Tree" was Dr John Story, a Roman Catholic who refused to recognise. Among the more notable individuals suspended from the "Tree" in the foll ...
Thomas Jefferson... n was under French control as Louisiana. In 1803, the Louisiana Purchase bybrought the area under United States control. In 1830, Congress passed the ...
George Washington... was popularized and spread across America and the South by figures such as, Thomas Jefferson, and Robert E. Lee. Their homes in Virginia represent t ...
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Organa... This Special Edition with the Hollywood Ten film is still available throughat organa.com. In 2004, a budget edition DVD was released by Alpha Video. ...
LycurgusWhen Kingof Thrace heard that Dionysus was in his kingdom, he imprisoned all the fo ...
Simon bar Kokhba... leader, and burnt down by Vespasian's officer Cerealis. After the defeat ofin 135 CE, innumerable Jewish captives were sold into slavery at Hebron's ...
Ferdinand II... tion was therefore to support the Catholic Holy Roman Emperor, the Habsburg
Henry III... eigneurs of the nobility and the contending factions in the great communes.yielded to the outcry and instituted a formal inquiry into Simon's adminis ...
David Wu... ile at Harvard he shared an apartment with future United States Congressman
Dwight D. Eisenhower... Cold War. Participants at the conference included Churchill, U.S. Presidentand French Premier Joseph Laniel. In 1957, a second summit conference was ...
Otto III, Holy Roman EmperorAccording to Hungarian tradition, Pope Silvester II, with the consent of, sent a magnificent jeweled gold crown to Stephen along with an apostolic ...
GaleriusIn 305, his maternal unclebecame the eastern Augustus and adopted Maximinus, raising him to the rank ...
Frederick II of Prussia... ught Austria by a series of battles in 1743 and 1744. The new alliance withduring the Second Silesian War finally forced the Austrian army to leave B ...
Gaston, Duke of OrléansOn two occasions the King's younger brother,had to leave France for conspiring against the King's government, and for ...
Queen Mary... built 1906-14 to the design by J.J. Burnet, and opened by King George V andin 1914. They now house the Museum's collections of Prints and Drawings an ...
Numa PompiliusRome's second king,(r. 715-673 BC), is said to have begun the cult of Vesta, building its hou ...
the Queen... ided to dismiss Whitlam as Prime Minister. Fearing that Whitlam would go toand have him removed, Kerr did not give Whitlam any hint of what was comin ...
president... s election, George Washington was elected for the first of his two terms as, and John Adams became the first vice-president
Michelle Yeoh... red an international cast of ethnic Chinese actors, including Chow Yun-Fat,, Zhang Ziyi, and Chang Chen. The film was based on the fourth novel in a ...
Edward... ascony, pursuing a policy of conciliation; he arranged the marriage between, his 14 year old son, and Eleanor of Castile, daughter of Alfonso X. Alfo ...
Thomas Jefferson... rnor of New York, and then fourth Vice President of the United States underand James Madison; and Alexander Hamilton, first United States Secretary o ...
LiciniusIn 308, after the elevation ofto Augustus, Maximinus and Constantine were declared filii Augustorum ("so ...
Offa... Crane or Yeading Brook). The first land grant including Yeading was made byin 790 to Æthelhard, Archbishop of Canterbury: "in the place called on lin ...
AmphiarausAfterwards, however, Adrastus became reconciled to, gave him his sister Eriphyle in marriage, and returned to his kingdom of ...
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Marie Antoinette... sh spies, they visited Paris, meeting Benjamin Franklin, General Lafayette,and Louis XVI, and joined the French court at Fontainebleau
President... featured an intriguing competition between incumbent Democratic-RepublicanJames Madison and a dissident Democratic-Republican, DeWitt Clinton, nephe ...
Justinian I... t. Eventually it became part of the Byzantine Empire. The Byzantine emperorerected a Christian church over the Cave of Machpelah in the 6th century C ...
Princess Royal... e of this is the adjective "naff" to denote bad or shoddy, even used by the(as a verb) in a clash with the press some years later. They were able to ...
Henrietta Maria... spy) to appear before Parliament. Arturo discovers that she is Enrichetta (), widow of the executed King Charles I. Elvira appears singing a joyful p ...
Henry Cowell... udied piano under Charles Hambitzer and composition with Rubin Goldmark and. Gershwin began his career as a song plugger. Soon after, he began to com ...
Genghis Khan... al system in the world was established by Ugedei Khan, who was successor ofof Mongolian empire in thirteen century, which territory included China. D ...
James Bond... e complicated by the arrival of a British secret agent called Bond (but not), on the trail of a Russian spymaster who never goes anywhere without his ...
Robert TorrensIn 1817, David Ricardo, James Mill andshowed that free trade would benefit the industrially weak as well as the ...
Chulalongkorn... at and any attempts at colonialization. By 1887 during the next reign, Kinga permanent military command in the Kalahom Department was established. Ho ...
Alfonso X... ge between Edward, his 14 year old son, and Eleanor of Castile, daughter of. Alfonso renounced all claims to Gascony and assisted the Plantagenets ag ...
Olusegun Obasanjo30 October 2006: Presidentsigned a contract with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation to ...
Thomas JeffersonIn 1803, Presidentissued the following instructions to Meriwether Lewis: "The object of your ...
Raymond Pearl... the earliest aging theories was the Rate of Living Hypothesis described byin 1928(based on earlier work by Max Rubner), which states that fast basal ...
John F. Kennedy... crofilm with a half century of state secrets, including who actually killed
Sergei Diaghilev... ith Lydia Lopokova, a well-known Russian ballerina, and one of the stars of's Ballets Russes. For the first years of the courtship, Keynes maintained ...
Henry IVIn order to continue the exploration efforts of his predecessor, Louis XIII considered a colonial venture in Morocco, and sent a fleet un ...
Tullus Hostilius... use and temple as well as the Regia as the city's first royal palace. Later(r. 673-642 BC) enclosed the Comitium around the old Etruscan temple where ...
John Major... principal editorial cartoonist. One of Bell's most famous caricatures is ofas a dire superhero wearing his Y-fronts on the outside of his clothes, in ...
Maxentius... e another, Maximinus entered into a secret alliance with the usurper Caesar, who controlled Italy. He came to an open rupture with Licinius in 313, h ...
Archelaus... in The Bacchae. Since Euripides wrote this play while in the court of Kingof Macedon, some scholars believe that the cult of Dionysus was malicious ...
James Madison... then fourth Vice President of the United States under Thomas Jefferson and; and Alexander Hamilton, first United States Secretary of the Treasury un ...
Erastus Otis Haven... n had inferior minds and could not master mathematics and the classics. Dr., Syracuse University chancellor and former president of the University of ...
George WashingtonIn 1792 Congress underauthorized construction of the Montauk Lighthouse. It was completed in 179 ...
Aegialeus... ied Polynices and Tydeus, respectively. His other children include Aegiale,, and Cyanippus
Abba Eban... otte's body was returned to Sweden, where the state funeral was attended byon behalf of Israel. Folke was survived by a widow and two sons, a 12 year ...
Vespasian... ebron was conquered by Simon Bar Giora, a Sicarii leader, and burnt down by's officer Cerealis. After the defeat of Simon bar Kokhba in 135 CE, innum ...
Adolf Hitler... died law (he passed the final state examination in 1926) and rose to become's personal legal adviser. In this capacity, Frank was privy to personal d ...
DJ Yella... 8-Ball," "Dopeman," which marked the first collaboration of Arabian Prince,, Dr. Dre and Ice Cube. Mexican rapper Krazy-Dee co-wrote "Panic Zone," wh ...
King George V... ucted, these were built 1906-14 to the design by J.J. Burnet, and opened byand Queen Mary in 1914. They now house the Museum's collections of Prints ...
Henry VIII... ce. Be that as it may, there has been an inn on the site since the reign of, and it is certainly one of the most famous public houses in London. It i ...
Rutherford B. Hayes... Tilden of New York, the Democratic candidate, defeated Republican candidateof Ohio in the popular vote. Tilden garnered 184 electoral votes to Hayes' ...
Kublai Khan... teen century, which territory included China. During the Yuan Dynasty under, China was integrated first into the much larger Örtöö system of the Mong ...
Xiao Yuanming... efeats to the forces of Northern Qi, Wang Sengbian allowed their pretender,to establish himself as Emperor Min of Liang. However, Chen Baxian was dis ...
Amphiaraus... uring a feud between the most powerful houses in Argos, Talaus was slain by, and Adrastus being expelled from his dominions fled to Polybus, then kin ...
Charles IVIn 1325, the land was confiscated bywhen Edward II of England, in his capacity as Duke of Aquitaine, failed to ...
Irene Doukaina... ios, he refused to enter into the conspiracy set afoot by his mother-in-lawand his wife Anna to depose John II Komnenos, the son of Alexios, and rais ...
Pope Paul VI... to 3 of the bishops assembled at the council, the decree was promulgated byon October 28, 1965. (The full text in English is available from the .
Alexandre Pétion... ers under Leclerc were accompanied by mulatto troops led by gens de couleurand André Rigaud from Saint-Domingue. Pétion and Rigaud, both wealthy with ...
James StockdaleFuture U.S. Vice Presidential candidateand decorated U.S. Air Force pilot Bud Day were held as prisoners at the H ...
Lech Kaczyński... r of the PO, was beaten 54% to 46% in the second round by the PiS candidate
Sophia of Hanover... lement restricts the succession to the legitimate Protestant descendants of(1630–1714), a granddaughter of James I
Franklin D. Roosevelt's... consciousness fostered at Grinnell during these years became evident duringpresidency, when Grinnell graduates Harry Hopkins '12, Chester Davis '11, ...
Ferdinand III of Castile... tacks, launched almost yearly by Sancho II of Portugal, Alfonso IX of León,and James I of Aragon. The next twenty years saw a massive advance in the ...
George VIn 1911, the house underwent a large extension for the visit of Kingand Queen Mary. With the creation of the Irish Free State in 1922, the off ...
Sparta... back to the 5th century BC, during the Peloponnesian War between Athens and. Spartan forces besieging an Athenian city placed a lighted mixture of wo ...
James Madison... an intriguing competition between incumbent Democratic-Republican Presidentand a dissident Democratic-Republican, DeWitt Clinton, nephew of Madison's ...
Daniel DefoeThe author,(who attended school in Dorking and probably grew up in the village of Wes ...
Octavius... 's leadership, the city was ruled by his friend and colleague, Mark Antony.(Caesar's adopted son), along with general Mark Antony and Marcus Aemilius ...
Spartawas a prominent city-state in ancient Greece
George W. Bush... ndchildren. King is politically active and made media appearances promotingduring the 2004 U.S. presidential election, which included attendance at t ...
Philip III of SpainOn 24 November 1615, Louis XIII married Anne of Austria, daughter of. This marriage followed a tradition of cementing military and political a ...
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Alfonso II of Aragon... ueen of Aragon, and Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Barcelona, produced a son,who inherited all their respective territories creating the Crown of Arago ...
Jayavarman VII... King's Last Song, is set in Cambodia, both at the time of Angkorean emperor, and in the present period. He is currently at work on a new historical n ...
Empress Alexandra of Russia... ists were able to confirm the identity of the remains of several members of's family, several decades after their 1918 massacre by the Bolsheviks. Pr ...
Charles Eugene, Duke of Württemberg... and the elevation of several members of the gentry to peers of the Empire.was declared full age ahead of time in 1744. Alexander Ferdinand, 3rd Prin ...
Emperor Wu of Chen... g. After a short reign, Chen deposed Emperor Jing and took power himself asin 557 AD
Andrew Jackson... a U.S. possession as the Florida Territory, in 1822, with future presidentas the military governor, succeeded by William Pope DuVal as territorial g ...
Emperor Yizong of Tang... tten by Tang Dynasty writer Su E, described Princess Tongchang (daughter of) playing the "leaf game" in 868 with members of the Wei clan (the family ...
George Washington... e ratification of the United States Constitution in 1788. In this election,was elected for the first of his two terms as president, and John Adams be ...
Mary... house underwent a large extension for the visit of King George V and Queen. With the creation of the Irish Free State in 1922, the office of Lord Li ...
John Adams... rge Washington was elected for the first of his two terms as president, andbecame the first vice-president
his wife... ity as Duke of Aquitaine, failed to pay homage after a dispute. Edward sentand then his heir, to whom he had transferred the title, to sort out the m ...
Eurytion... when he crossed the stream of Okeanos and had killed Orthos and the oxherdout in the gloomy meadow beyond fabulous Okeanos.
James I of Aragon... by Sancho II of Portugal, Alfonso IX of León, Ferdinand III of Castile and. The next twenty years saw a massive advance in the Christian reconquista ...
Khosrau II... CE which was later destroyed by the Sassanid general Shahrbaraz in 614 when's armies besieged and took Jerusalem
Wolverine... . In the first storyline to feature the nation, some members of the X-Men (, Rogue, and their ally Madelyne Pryor) were kidnapped by Genoshan Magistr ...
Aragorn... he rock as flattened and paved, and also the location for the coronation of. As with most other landmarks in the film, the city is portrayed as relat ...
Dalibor BrozovićA number of Croatian linguists, specifically Radoslav Katičić,, and Tomislav Ladan, consider the appropriate name to be "Bosniak" rather ...
Dwight D. EisenhowerInitially, the program lost audience from Swayze's program, and Presidentlet it be known that he was displeased by the switch. In the summer of 195 ...
Philip II of Spain... and Spain with Royal marriages. The tradition went back to the marriage ofwith the French Princess, Elisabeth of Valois. The marriage was only brief ...
Henry VIII... the Succession", barred both Elizabeth and Mary, the remaining children of, from the throne, in favour of Lady Jane Grey.) Cecil resisted for a whil ...
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi... Shatt al-Arab. By the late 1960s, the build-up of Iranian power under Shah, who had gone on a gargantuan military spending spree, led Iran to take a ...
James K. Polk... for George M. Dallas, Vice President of the United States of America under
Alexios I Komnenos... against the feeble Michael VII, but had been defeated by the future Emperorand was blinded. The son, who was distinguished for his learning, personal ...
Frederick III, Elector of Saxony... Diet of Worms) because he was unexpectedly backed by German princes such aswho strongly objected to the Catholic Church meddling in their affairs and ...
Emperor Wen of Liu Song... aoism was highly influential during the Southern Dynasty, to the point thatestablished a Neo-Daoist Academy and promoted it, along with Confucianism, ...
King Arthur... fairies; its leaders also varied, but they included Gwydion, Gwynn ap Nudd,, Nuada, King Herla, Woden, the Devil and Herne the Hunter. Many legends a ...
William McKinley... region. Years of controversy and legal maneuvering ensued before Presidentissued a proclamation on July 4, 1901, that gave the federal government co ...
Fidel Castro... d in the murder. The CIA has allegedly made several attempts to assassinate, many of the schemes involving poisoning his cigars. In the late 1950s, K ...
Emperor Wen of Chen... s. After the sudden death of Emperor Wu, his nephew Chen Qian took power as. After the fall of Liang, the general Wang Lin had established an indepen ...
Antiochus VII SidetesDemetrius Nicator's brother,, took the throne after his brother's capture. He faced the titanic chore ...
Alfred Marshall... turns to scale and perfect competition, underlining some doubtful points of's theory of the firm. This was amended for British readers and published ...
Queen Elizabeth IDuring her reignmade at least five visits to the area. John Donne and Sir Walter Raleigh a ...
Taufa'ahau Tupou IV... titution. A copy of the commission's report was presented to the late king,, shortly before his death in September 2006 and is currently under study ...
Sergei DiaghilevIn the first years of the Ballets Russes Pavlova worked briefly for. Originally she was to dance the lead in Mikhail Fokine's The Firebird, b ...
Mary I... hat he had only signed the devise as a witness, but in his apology to Queen, he did not venture to allege so flimsy an excuse; he preferred to lay st ...
King... e in Iraq and Qatif in opposition to the Saudi-led intervention in Bahrain.Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa declared a three-month state of emergency on 15 M ...
Alexandre PétionDisaffected members of Dessalines' administration, includingand Henri Christophe, began a conspiracy to overthrow the Emperor. Dessali ...
George Tupou V... s death in September 2006 and is currently under study by the present king,, and members of parliament
John Maynard Keynes... ns and paper, with which Gramsci would write his Prison Notebooks), broughtto prudently invite Sraffa to the University of Cambridge, where he was in ...
Obama... e governor of Alabama did not request military assistance nor did Presidentauthorize their deployment. Subsequent investigation found that the Posse ...
Shahrbaraz... lah in the 6th century CE which was later destroyed by the Sassanid generalin 614 when Khosrau II's armies besieged and took Jerusalem
Adolf Hitler... the film's theme of war in Europe. Also, there is an unmistakable image ofin the windmill scene. Right after McCrea rescues his coat from the grindi ...
Mary of Guise... ible by a revolution against French hegemony under the regime of the regent, who had governed Scotland in the name of her absent daughter Mary, Queen ...
Mary, Queen of Scots... Mary of Guise, who had governed Scotland in the name of her absent daughter(then also Queen of France)
Henri Christophe... ected members of Dessalines' administration, including Alexandre Pétion and, began a conspiracy to overthrow the Emperor. Dessalines was assassinated ...
Anne of AustriaOn 24 November 1615, Louis XIII married, daughter of Philip III of Spain. This marriage followed a tradition of c ...
Vaišvilkas... kavysk, and the Principality of Polotsk. In about 1239 he appointed his sonto govern these areas, then known as Black Ruthenia. In 1248, he sent his ...
Allan Pinkerton... d named the town Dundee in honor of his Scottish hometown. In 1843 Scotsman, later the renowned detective, set up business as a cooper. The town was ...
Shimon Peres... dish deputy prime minister, Israeli Foreign Minister and Labor Party memberissued a "condemnation of terror, thanks for the rescue of the Jews and re ...
John F. Kennedy... f the world. Macmillan returned in 1961 for the third summit with President, who was familiar with Bermuda, having made numerous personal visits. The ...
PresidentThe United States presidential election of 1924 was won by incumbentCalvin Coolidge, the Republican candidate
Sylvanus MorleyIn 1931led a Carnegie Institution expedition to Yaxchilan, mapped the site and di ...
Klement Gottwald... . The Party won the most votes in free elections but not a simple majority., the communist leader, became Prime Minister of a coalition government. I ...
Henry VIII of England... d was dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. The abbey was dissolved by Kingin 1536 and sold to Sir Rice Mansel. At this time, only 12 monks were livi ...
John F. Kennedy... or Distinguished Federal Civilian Service at a 1962 ceremony with President. In September 2010, the FDA honored Kelsey with the first Kelsey award. T ...
Thomas Jefferson... ques Rousseau in 18th century France, among others. His writings influenced, who then incorporated Rousseau's reference to "inalienable rights" into ...
Edward VI... Lord Protector during the early years of the reign of his nephew, the young. Cecil accompanied Somerset on his Pinkie campaign of 1547 (part of the " ...
George H. W. BushNotable descendants include Presidents of the United Statesand George W. Bush, the entire Fish and Kean families, First Lady Eleanor ...
Polynices... the Seven against Thebes, in which Adrastus was joined by six other heroes,, Tydeus, Amphiaraus, Capaneus, Hippomedon, and Parthenopaeus. Instead of ...
Bill Clinton... e White House since a 1996 meeting between Premier David Saul and President
Pepin II of Aquitaine... enay-en-Puisaye on 25 June 841, when, in spite of his and his allied nephew's personal gallantry, Lothair was defeated and fled to Aachen. With fresh ...
George W. Bush... cent meeting was on 23 June 2008, between Premier Ewart Brown and President. Prior to this, the leaders of Bermuda and the United States had not met ...
Qin Shi Huang... from rice in the 1st century CE. This date could be revised if the tomb ofis excavated and the account in the Records of the Grand Historian concern ...
Henry Cowell... ed with classical composer Rubin Goldmark and avant-garde composer-theorist
President... e House Chief of Staff and former United States Secretary of Commerce underBill Clinton; John P. Daley, a commissioner on the Cook County Board of Co ...
President of Russia... on in Russia. Shortly before his death he issued a statement accusing then-Vladimir Putin of involvement in his assassination. President Putin denies ...
Cyrus the Great... st documented claim (Xenophon) attributes the invention to the Persian King(550 BC), while other writers credit his successor Darius I of Persia (521 ...
Edward I of England... ather Eric who raised the question again. Eric sent official ambassadors to, then in Gascony, in May 1289, with papers referring to Margaret as "Quee ...
Aegeus... is a back-formation from "Aegean", the sea that was named for an eponymousin early levels of Greek mythology. The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911) me ...
Rupert of Germany... ter Louis IV and the first Wittelsbach King of the Romans since the rule of
Fëanorian... Anfauglith, the Gasping Dust. Both Fingolfin, High-king of the Noldor, andNoldor led by Maedhros had maintained camps of cavalry on Ard-galen as a f ...
King Arthur... he ages been modified to accommodate other gods and folk heroes, among themand, more recently, in a Dartmoor folk legend, Sir Francis Drake. At Cadbu ...
Nicomedes I... s the king of Bithynia from 149 to c. 127 BC. He was fourth in descent from. Nicomedes II was the son and successor of Prusias II and Apame IV. His p ...
Sancho II of Portugal... le to stem the rising flood of Christian attacks, launched almost yearly by, Alfonso IX of León, Ferdinand III of Castile and James I of Aragon. The ...
Cincinnatus LeconteDessalines was a great-grandfather of, who served as President of Haiti from 1911 to 1912
George W. Bush... e descendants include Presidents of the United States George H. W. Bush and, the entire Fish and Kean families, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, First L ...
Cædwalla of Wessex... of Northumbria was converted in the mid 620s. However, later kings, such as, who ruled in the 680s, are recorded as pagan at their accession
Catherine Parr... , Edward VI, and was made king's chaplain and almoner to the queen dowager,. In 1551, he became Bishop of Exeter, but was deposed in 1553 after the s ...
Darius I of Persia... ian King Cyrus the Great (550 BC), while other writers credit his successor(521 BC). Other sources claim much earlier dates for an Assyrian postal sy ...
George Washington... ion. More energetic planning with surveys took place repeatedly in 1776 (by), 1791, 1803, 1818, 1824–1830, and 1860. None of these efforts came to fr ...
Alfonso IX of León... lood of Christian attacks, launched almost yearly by Sancho II of Portugal,, Ferdinand III of Castile and James I of Aragon. The next twenty years sa ...
Walter Scott... ques-François Ancelot and Joseph Xavier Saintine, which is in turn based on's novel Old Mortality. It was first produced at the Théâtre-Italien in Pa ...
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Francis II... ch, he died in March 1792. The French declared war on his inexperienced sona month later
Elisabeth of Valois... n went back to the marriage of Philip II of Spain with the French Princess,. The marriage was only briefly happy, and the King's duties often kept th ...
Carl IIIThe town of Levanger was founded by, king of Sweden on 18 May 1836, on the site where the village of Levanger ...
Louis the Pious... texts to write his Life. The style is similar to that of two biographies of: Vita Hludovici Imperatoris, written c. 840 by an unknown author usually ...
Polynices... es. During the time he reigned there it happened that Tydeus of Calydon andof Thebes, both fugitives from their native countries, met at Argos near t ...
Charles V... e Spanish governors began importing enslaved Africans as laborers. In 1517,authorized the draft of slaves. The Taíno people became virtually, but not ...
Nicomedes III... assisted them against Eumenes III of Pergamon. He was succeeded by his son
Marie Louise... 1835, Paganini returned to Parma, this time under the employ of Archduchessof Austria, Napoleon's second wife. He was in charge of reorganizing her c ...
Emperor Fei of Chen... of Emperor Wen, his son, the weak-willed Chen Bozong, took power and became. His uncle, Chen Xu, after essentially controlling the country through hi ...
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Hammurabi... laim much earlier dates for an Assyrian postal system, with credit given to(1700 BC) and Sargon II (722 BC). Mail may not have been the primary missi ...
Aleksander Kwaśniewski... 995, Poland held its second post-war free presidential election. SLD leaderdefeated Wałęsa by a narrow margin—51.7% to 48.3%
Henry IV of FranceBorn at the Château de Fontainebleau, Louis XIII was the oldest child of(1553–1610) and Marie de' Medici (1575–1642). As son of the King, he was a ...
Bill Clinton... mbitions left, Kennedy formed a good relationship with Democratic Presidentupon the latter taking office in 1993, despite his having initially backed ...
Cynegils of Wessex... ghout his life. Records survive of the baptism of other kings at this time—was baptized in about 640, for example, and Edwin of Northumbria was conve ...
Queen Mary I... , Oxford and in 1560 was awarded his Bachelor's degree. During the reign of, Christ Church became a centre of Catholic support, and Harrison converte ...
Constantine I of Greece... s made large gains. On 22 September 1922, Philip's uncle, the reigning King, was forced to abdicate, and Prince Andrew, along with others, was arrest ...
Barack Obama... candidates. Austin also hosted one of the last presidential debates betweenand Hillary Clinton during their heated race for the Democratic nomination ...
Louis Napoleon Bonaparte... dent of France at 48, the third youngest president in French history, afterand Jean Casimir-Perier. He promised "change in continuity". He made clear ...
George Washington... tant in the Revolutionary War due to its location near Ramapo Pass. Generaland other important military leaders used John Suffern's home as headquart ...
Nursultan NazarbayevIn 1997 the President of the Republic of Kazakhstanapproved the Decree to transfer the capital from Almaty to Astana
Barack Obama... d Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148) was signed into law by Presidenton March 23, 2010. Along with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation ...
Edward II of England... ition since Edward and Eric could arrange Margaret's marriage to the future, or some other if they chose, without reference to the Guardians. Accordi ...
Joseph I, Holy Roman Emperor... his father Charles Albert aspired to an even higher rank. As son-in-law of, Charles Albert rejected the Pragmatic Sanction of 1713 and claimed the G ...
Marie de' Medici... leau, Louis XIII was the oldest child of Henry IV of France (1553–1610) and(1575–1642). As son of the King, he was a Fils de France, and as the eldes ...
George Washington... land donated by Col. James Bonner, Washington is the first city named after, the first president of the United States
PresidentialAmador is a strongly Republican county inand congressional elections. The last Democrat to win a majority in the co ...
Luigi Einaudi... on inflation in Italy during and after World War I. Notably, his tutor was, one of the most important Italian economists and later a president of th ...
Pope Benedict====2008====In April, during a visit to the United States,admitted that he was "deeply ashamed" of the clergy sex abuse scandal that ...
King George VTolworth has a King George's Field in memorial to, where Corinthian-Casuals F.C. (two semi-pro football teams that have sin ...
Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor... or after 995. By this marriage, he became the brother-in-law of the future. Giselle arrived at her husband's court accompanied by German knights
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Diana, Princess of Wales... g the more famous descendants of the Marlboroughs are Winston Churchill and
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Commodus... ied in the Mithraeum at Carrawburgh. Accounts of the cruelty of the emperordescribes his amusing himself by enacting Mithriac initiation ordeals in h ...
Adolf Hitler... Dwan's daughter Judith, he climbed a pile of rubble that marked the site of's bunker, the site of Hitler's death, and performed a two-minute Charlest ...
George W. Bush... Service-issued collectible envelope commemorating the 2004 inauguration of
George Washington... an alliance with the Shawnee chief Tecumseh. In 1797, he met cordially with, who presented him with a ceremonial sword. On this trip he also met Comt ...
Franklin D. Roosevelt... ed. Honorary membership was once bestowed in special circumstances, as withand Dwight D. Eisenhower, but this practice was officially discontinued in ...
CreonAfter the battle,, king of Thebes, ordered that none of the fallen enemies were to be given ...
Andrew Dickson White... bring a university to the city, having failed to convince Ezra Cornell andto locate Cornell University there rather than in Ithaca. White pressed th ...
Theodore Roosevelt... ty. The County Seat found its home in Mineola on July 13, 1900, as Governorlaid the cornerstone of the Nassau County Court House. A celebration was h ...
Pope John Paul II... a became the first saint from a Central European country to be canonized bybefore the "Velvet Revolution" later that year. After the dissolution of C ...
Emperor Xuan of Chen... e country through his short reign, eventually deposed him and took power as. At that time, the Northern Wei intended to conquer Northern Qi and thus ...
MitterrandGiscard was defeated in the 1981 presidential election by. At the time, Chirac ran against Giscard in the first round of runoff vot ...
Princess Alice of Battenberg... ly son and fifth and final child of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and. Philip's four elder sisters were Margarita, Theodora, Cecilie, and Sophi ...
Elisa Baciocchi... nnexed by Napoleonic France, and the region was ceded to Napoleon's sister,. Paganini became a violinist for the Baciocchi court, while giving privat ...
Khosrau II... of the kings and heroes of Persia from mythical times down to the reign of(590–628). The xvatāynamāk contained historical information on the later S ...
George Washington... the seventh year of the war, Continental Army troops, commanded by General, were encamped in Dobbs Ferry and neighboring localities, alongside allie ...
Hamid KarzaiZahir Shah attended the 7 December 2004 swearing in ofas President of Afghanistan. In his final years, he was frail and required ...