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Severnyy Strait

Severnyy Strait is a strait in the western Sea of Okhotsk. It separates two of the Shantar Islands: Feklistova Island to the west and Bolshoy Shantar Island to the east.

Brabançons

The Brabançons or Brabanters were routiers originally from the Duchy of Brabant active between 1166 and 1214.

Joan Ferner

Eleanor Joan Ferner was a New Zealand womens rights advocate and public servant. Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on 15 March 1933, Ferner emigrated to New Zealand in the 1950s after meeting her New Zealand-born husband in Canada. She ...

Albrecht von Massow

Albrecht von Massow is a German musicologist. Since 2000 he has held a professorship for 20th century music and systematic musicology at the joint Institute for Musicology Weimar-Jena.

Michael Wustefeld

Born in Dresden, Wustefeld studied agricultural engineering at the TU Dresden from 1970 to 1974 and graduated with a diploma in engineering after passing the Abitur and the certificate for mechanical engineering. From 1974 to 1991 he worked as a ...

Johannes Korndorfer

Korndorfer attended the Komponistenklasse Dresden, a school for young composers, studying with Silke Fraikin from 1991 to 1998. He then studied composition, music theory and piano at the Musikhochschule fur Dresden, and further studied musicology ...

Thuon Burtevitz

Born in Halle Saale, Burtevitz first studied philosophy at the Technical University of Dresden, then changed to the Hochschule fur Musik Carl Maria von Weber as a student of Jorg Herchet. She continued her studies at the Studio fur Elektronische ...

Franz Jung (conductor)

Jung began his career as a solo repetiteur at the Semperoper in Dresden. Due to the performance of Der fliegende Hollander by Richard Wagner, which he conducted there with great success, Jung was engaged in 1924 at the Theater Erfurt as 1st Kapel ...

Gerhard Pfluger

Born in Dresden, Pfluger attended the citizen school and a grammar school in Dresden from 1913 to 1924. He then studied with Kurt Striegler and Fritz Busch at the orchestra school of the Staatskapelle Dresden until 1927. From 1927 to 1930 he was ...

Rudolf Neuhaus

Born in Cologne, Neuhaus studied at the Musikhochschule Koln, especially with Hermann Abendroth. From 1934 to 1944 he worked at Landestheater Neustrelitz. In 1937 he joined the Nazi Party. In 1945 he came to Schwerin and worked there as a conduct ...

Sodasa Linga Mandapas, Kumbakonam

Sodasa Linga Mandapas are Hindu temples dedicated to the deity Shiva, the mandapas or temples found around the Mahamaham Tank in Kumbakonam in Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu, India.

Saidapet Teachers College

The Institute of Advanced Study in Education, popularly known as Teachers College is the oldest teacher training institute in India located in Saidapet, Chennai.

Alexander Parambithara

Alexander Parambithara was the speaker of Kerala Legislative Assembly from 13 December 1961 to 10 September 1964. He was born on February 1900. He did his education from Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam, St. Josephs’ College, Thiruchirappally and La ...

Debabarta Chatterjee

Chatterjee was born in Hugli-Chuchura, India on April 2, 1911. He received his Master of Science M.Sc. from Presidency University, Kolkata then called Presidency College in 1937. He conducted his doctoral work at the University of Edinburgh while ...

Basabhumi

Basabhumi Patrika a little magazine presently published from Berhampore, Murshidabad, edited by eminent poet Arup Chandra since June 1980 has left a remarkable impression and contribution in little magazine movement in West Bengal.

Mary Galentine Fenner

Mary Galentine was born in Rush, New York, May 17, 1839. Her grandparents were among the first settlers of the Genesee Valley and traced their lineage back to Hollanders. Her father, John Galentine, was a native of Monroe County, then Ontario Cou ...

Daniel ODonnell (Irish Brigade)

Daniel ODonnell was a brigadier-general in the Irish Brigade in the French service. He belonged to the family of ODonnell, chiefs in Tyrconnel.

R. Sri Pathmanathan

Ratnasabapathy Sri Pathmanathan was a Ceylon Tamil barrister-at-law, politician and member of the State Council of Ceylon. Sri Pathmanathan was the nephew of P. Ramanathan and P. Arunachalam. He had MA degree from the University of Oxford. Sri Pa ...

Jodie Anne Laubenberg

Jodie Anne Laubenberg is an American politician from Texas. Laubenberg is a former Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives from District 89 in Collin County in suburban Dallas, Texas.

Jessie Donaldson Schultz

Jessica Louise Donaldson Schultz Graham was an English professor at Montana State College and social worker on Native reservations in Montana and Wyoming.

Florentino

Florentino Alvarez Mesa 1846–1926, Spanish journalist, writer and politician Florentino Fernandez boxer 1936–2013, Cuban boxer Florentino Bautista born 1930, Filipino basketball player Florentino Ameghino 1853–1911, Argentine naturalist, paleonto ...

Prudhomme (surname)

Prudhomme or Prudhomme is a surname of French origin. The surname derives from the Old French prudhomme, meaning a wise, honest or sensible man. The surname is popular among Louisiana Creoles.

On Germany

On Germany, also known in English as Germany, is a book about German culture and in particular German Romanticism, written by the French writer Germaine de Stael. It promotes Romantic literature, introducing that term to readers in France and oth ...

Razia Sajjad Zaheer

Razia Sajjad Zaheer was an Indian writer in the Urdu language, a translator, and a prominent member of the Progressive Writers Association. She won the Uttar Pradesh Sahitya Akademi Award as well as the Soviet Land Nehru Award.

Vatul

Vatul and similar can mean: Vatul, a Rishi who gave his name to a Gotra, or a Hindu Brahmin line of descent. Vatula Maharishi was reportedly prone to great distraction, which some ascribe to deep, consciousness-expanding meditation. Vatula Agama, ...

Wrens of the Curragh

The Wrens of the Curragh were a community of women in nineteenth century Ireland, who lived outside society of the plains of Kildare, many of whom were sex workers at Curragh Camp.

List of ambassadors of Russia to Indonesia

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Indonesia is the official representative of the President and the Government of Russia to the President and the Government of Indonesia. The ambassador ...

Kurowo

Kurowo may refer to the following places: Kurowo, Pomeranian Voivodeship north Poland Kurowo, Podlaskie Voivodeship north-east Poland Kurowo railway station, a disused station in Kurowo, Pomeranian Voivodeship Kurowo, Przasnysz County in Masovian ...

Sam Wallace (journalist)

From Stevenage, Hertfordshire Wallace graduated from Oxford with a degree in English literature. The son of an English teacher at The Barclay School, Stevenage, Wallace was a schoolboy peer of professional golfer Ian Poulter. Poulter wrote in his ...

Croft

Crofting, small-scale food production Croft land, a small area of land, often with a crofters dwelling Bleachfield, an open space used for the bleaching of fabric, also called a croft

Bicton

Bicton can refer to: United Kingdom Bicton College Bicton, Devon, England Bicton House, a country house on the campus of Bicton College Bicton, Pembrokeshire, Wales Bicton, Shrewsbury, Shropshire a village and parish, England Bicton, Herefordshir ...

Benedict House

Benedict House may refer to: in the United States by state then city Benedict–Miller House, Waterbury, Connecticut, listed on the NRHP in New Haven County Benedict House Lawrence, Kansas, listed on the NRHP in Douglas County Edwin E. Benedict Hou ...

Mead House

Mead House may refer to: Osborn-Bouton-Mead House, South Salem, New York, listed on the NRHP in Westchester County Nettleton-Mead House, Greeley, Colorado, listed on the National Register of Historic Places NRHP in Weld County, Colorado Alpheus M ...

Low House

Low House may refer to: in the United States by state Joseph W. Low House, Bangor, Maine, listed on the NRHP in Penobscot County, Maine Thomas Low House, Ipswich, Massachusetts, listed on the NRHP in Essex County, Massachusetts Low House Norfolk, ...

Wright House

Wright House may refer to: in the United States by state then town Wright House Simpsonville, Kentucky, NRHP-listed in Shelby County Canfield-Wright House, Del Mar, California, NRHP-listed in San Diego County Wright House Greenwood, Mississippi, ...

Blair House (disambiguation)

Blair House usually refers to Blair House, Washington, D.C. or it may refer to with variations including "Estate" and "Ranch": Combellack-Blair House, Placerville, California, NRHP-listed William Allen Blair House, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, ...

Davenport House

Davenport House may refer to: Davenport House, historic building in Worfield, Shropshire, England Davenport House Creswell, North Carolina Davenport House Greer, South Carolina Davenport House Franklin Township, Michigan Davenport House New Roche ...

Lloyd House, Birmingham

Lloyd House is the headquarters of West Midlands Police, the territorial police force responsible for policing the West Midlands metropolitan county in the United Kingdom. The building also houses the office of the West Midlands Police and Crime ...

Aynuna

Aynuna – a village in northwestern Saudi Arabia, in the Tabuk Region, located about 5 km from the Red Sea coast, at the mouth of the Gulf of Aqaba. Archaeological remains discovered here are identified by most researchers with the Nabataean port ...

Koji Mizoguchi

Koji Mizoguchi is a Japanase archaeologist and a professor of social archaeology in the Graduate School of Social and Cultural Studies at Kyushu University. He studies the comparative emergence of societies in Europe and Japan and has a particula ...

Maelmin Henge

Maelmin Henge is modern interpretation/reconstruction of a henge monument near the village of Milfield, Northumberland in the Till Valley. It was built in the spring of 2000. The landscape in which the contemporary monument sits held a number of ...

William Simons (South Carolina)

William Simons was a Reconstruction Era politician in South Carolina. He was a member of the 48th and 49th South Carolina General Assembly from 1868 until 1872 and was one of the four representatives for Richland County. He was a Republican. He i ...

Shooting of William Leonard

Leonard had been babysitting for Augustus and Barbara Mallard at 557 W. Imperial Hwy., to earn extra money. Police showed up at the home in response to a call that August Mallard had been threatening to kill his wife Barbara. Upon arrival, office ...

Myra Smith Kearse

Myra Lyle Smith was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, the daughter of T. Parker Smith and Clara Alexander Smith. Her father was an educator, and founded a business college in Richmond. She graduated from Howard Academy in 1917, earned a bachelors degr ...

Mary J. Wilson

Mary J. Wilson was born in West Baltimore, Maryland. She had two siblings, one older and one younger. Her parents were Willie Wilson and Mary Henry. She graduated from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.

6th Massachusetts Battery

The 6th Massachusetts Battery was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The unit was one of the Massachusetts regiments organized in response to President Abraham Lincolns call on May 2, 1861 for volunt ...

C. Davida Ingram

C. Davida Ingram is a conceptual artist specializing in gender, race and social practice. She is also a public speaker and civic leader. She received the 2014 Stranger Genius Award in Visual Arts. In 2016 she was a Kennedy Center Citizen Art Fell ...

Sankt Veit

Sankt Veit is the German name for Saint Vitus in place names. Places named Sankt Veit in Austria include: Sankt Veit an der Glan, Carinthia Sankt Veit an der Glan district, Carinthia Sankt Veit an der Golsen, Lower Austria The Ober Sankt Veit and ...

Pfeiffer

Pfeiffer may refer to: Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, North Carolina, U.S. Pfeiffer effect, an optical phenomenon Pfeiffer Vacuum, a German manufacturer of vacuum pumps Ehrenfried Pfeiffer a German scientist and anthroposophist 19 February 189 ...

Indonesian noodles

Indonesian noodles are a significant aspect of Indonesian cuisine which is very diverse. Indonesian cuisine recognised many types of noodles, with each regions often developed their distinct recipes.