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Robert Thomas Hennemeyer

Robert Thomas Hennemeyer" embarked on an illustrious thirty-five year career” in 1952 when he entered the US Foreign Service. Hennemeyer served as Consul General in Germany twice and was the US Ambassador in The Gambia 1984-1986. He taught at the ...

                                               

Natela Iankoshvili

Natela Iankoshvili was a Georgian painter. A native of Gurjaani, Iankoshvili studied from 1937 until 1943 at the Tbilisi State Academy of Art. She later became a member of the Union of Artists. Her instructors included Lado Gudiashvili, Davit Kak ...

                                               

Nii Oakley Quaye-Kumah

Nii Oakley Quaye-Kumah is a Ghanaian politician and a Veterinary Surgeon. He was the member of parliament for the Krowor Constituency from 7 January 2009 to 6 January 2017. He was also the Chief Executive officer of a number of veterinary hospitals.

                                               

Bullet (musician)

Ricky Nana Agyemang, also known as Bullet is a Ghanaian Musician, Songwriter, Artiste Manager and a record Label owner. He was a member of the music group Ruff n Smooth with Ahkan.

                                               

Rebecca Naa Dedei Aryeetey

Rebecca Naa Dedei Aryeetey also known as Dedei Ashikishan was a Ghanaian business woman, political activist and a feminist.She was popularly known for her flour business in Accra. She is also the woman on Ghanas 50 Pesewas coin.

                                               

Vybrant Faya

He was born in Tema to Mr. Samuel Quayson and Miss Theresah Ackon but grew up in Ashiaman. He also has five other siblings,he comes from the Central Region

                                               

Sands

Sands Macau, a casino in Macau Sands Atlantic City, a closed hotel/casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey Sands Hotel, a closed hotel/casino in Las Vegas, Nevada Marina Bay Sands, in Singapore Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem, casino and resort in Beth ...

                                               

Karnak (disambiguation)

Karnak typeface, a typeface by R. Hunter Middleton Big Karnak, arcade video game released in 1991 by Gaelco Karnak, the Antarctic retreat of Ozymandias in the comic book series Before Watchmen: Ozymandias Karnak, Illinois, a village in Pulaski Co ...

                                               

1891 in birding and ornithology

Birds described in 1891 include Basra reed warbler, Cape shoveler, charming hummingbird, cobalt-winged parakeet, Lord Howe parakeet, Kermadec red-crowned parakeet, Pangani longclaw, Patagonian yellow finch, Pere Davids tit,

                                               

Charles Louis du Chilleau de La Roche

On 6 April 1778, with the rank of Lieutenant, Du Chilleau de La Roche had command of the frigate 32-gun frigate Diligente. He was awarded a 600-livre pension on 20 November 1778. In late February 1779, Diligente and Boudeuse, under Du Chilleau de ...

                                               

Concepcion Ramirez

Concepcion Ramirez is a peace activist and from Guatemala and whose portrait appears on the Guatemalan 25 centavo coin - also known as the choca.

                                               

Awali Ungunaibe

Ungunaibe was born in Kun in the Southern Highlands in 1947. Speaking both Tok Pisin and Enga, he worked as an interpreter and domestic servant between 1964 and 1971. Ungunaibe contested the constituency in the 1972 elections. Although he was in ...

                                               

Jonestown (disambiguation)

Jonestown was the site of the 1978 mass suicide-and-murder of the Peoples Temple cult, in northwestern Guyana, the placename being also a term for the incident. Jonestown may also refer to:

                                               

Jean de Boe

Jean Adelin De Boe - January 2, 1974, in Watermael-Boitsfort) was a typographer, militant anarchist, and anarcho-syndicalist. He was founder of the "Syndicat unifie du livre et du papier de Bruxelles" and president of the Centrale nationale de l’ ...

                                               

Voila

Voila or Voilà may refer to: Music VOILÀ, LA-based pop-rock duo featuring Gus Ross and Luke Eisner "Voila", a song by Death Grips from the album The Powers That B Voila!, an album by Italian singer In-Grid "Voilà", a song by French singer Françoi ...

                                               

Petro (disambiguation)

Chanel Petro-Nixon 1989–2006, an American teenager who was strangled to death in Brooklyn, New York, see Death of Chanel Petro-Nixon Drazen Petrovic 1964–1993, Croatian basketball player in the National Basketball Association, nicknamed "Petro"

                                               

Dezafi

Dezafi by Franketienne is the first novel to be written and published in Haitian Creole. Released in 1975, it has since been translated into both English and French and received a number of awards including the Best Translated Book Award of 2019. ...

                                               

Francis Robicsek

Francis Robicsek was an American cardio-thoracic surgeon in Charlotte, North Carolina. Before moving to America, he was one of the surgeons to perform Hungary’s first heart valve replacement surgeries in 1954. He was the first surgeon to perform ...

                                               

Death sentence (disambiguation)

Death sentence usually refers generally to capital punishment. It may also refer to: Death Sentence 2007 film, a 2007 film adaptation of the Brian Garfield novel Death Sentence novel, a 1975 novel by Brian Garfield Death Sentence 1968 film, a 196 ...

                                               

Low Roar

After leading the California-based indie rock band Audrye Sessions from 2002 to 2010, Ryan Karazija relocated to Reykjavik, Iceland and started the new project Low Roar, releasing a self-titled album in 2011. A second album, 0, was released in 20 ...

                                               

Black Death (disambiguation)

The Black Death was one of the deadliest pandemics in human history. Black Death may also refer to: Naval Infantry Russia, nicknamed "Black Death" in reference to its combat effectiveness and black uniforms Brennivin, an Icelandic schnapps that i ...

                                               

Jamaica Open

The Jamaica Open is a golf tournament held in Jamaica. Founded in 1953, it was held annually until 1995 when lack of sponsorship lead to a ten-year hiatus. The tournament returned in 2006, and then 2008 to 2012. After another brief interlude, the ...

                                               

Ben Oluoch

Ben Okello Oluoch, also known as Ben Oluoch Okello and B.O.O., was a Kenyan radio presenter and politician who represented Migori County in the Senate of Kenya from 2017 to 2018.

                                               

Bwebwetake Areieta

Bwebwetake Areieta was an I-Kiribati politician. He served as a member of the Legislative Council and House of Assembly from 1971 until his death, also holding the posts of Member for Social Services and Minister of Communications, Works and Util ...

                                               

Sione Tui Kleis

Sione Tui Kleis was a Tuvaluan civil servant, priest and politician. He was a member of the legislature of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands from 1967 until the Ellice Islands separated in 1975, also serving as Minister for Commerce and Industry. Fo ...

                                               

Kirilo I, Serbian Patriarch

Kirilo I or Saint Kirilo of Serbia, was the patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church from 1407 to 1419. Kirilo became head of the Serbian National Church after the death of Patriarch Danilo IV at a time when Medieval Serbia was still recovering f ...

                                               

Valters Frīdenbergs

Valters Frīdenbergs was a Latvian musician, singer and TV-presenter. He was best known for representing Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005 as part of Valters and Kaza duo with the song "The War Is Not Over", written by Mārtiņs Freimanis, ...

                                               

Anna Bērzkalne

Anna Bērzkalne was a Latvian teacher and folklorist who founded the Archives of Latvian Folklore in 1924 and headed the organization for its first five years. Her analysis of Latvian folk ballads was awarded the Krisjānis Barons Prize in 1933. Sh ...

                                               

Roberts Mūrnieks

Roberts Mūrnieks was the first person killed by Soviet OMON during the Barricades in 1991 in Latvia. His funeral became a public protest against Soviet occupation and aggression in Latvia.

                                               

Jānis Jaunsudrabiņs

Jānis Jaunsudrabiņs - Latvian writer and painter. One of the most popular authors of the first Republic of Latvia between the two world wars.

                                               

Gustavs Vanags

Gustavs Vanags was a Latvian organic chemist, full member of Latvian SSR Academy of Science. He was also one of the signers of the Memorandum of Latvian Central Council in 1944.

                                               

Camille Cordahi

Camille Cordahi was a Lebanese footballer who played as a forward. Cordahi played for Sika Club in 1935, at the inaugural game of the Beirut Municipal Stadium, alongside teammate Joseph Nalbandian. He played for Sagesse in 1946, before joining Ra ...

                                               

Alfredo Poledrini

Alfredo Poledrini was an Italian prelate of the Catholic Church who worked in the diplomatic service of the Holy See. He became an archbishop in 1965 and served as Apostolic Nuncio to several countries in Africa.

                                               

Mpangazitha (Pakalita)

Mpangazitha was Chief then later king of Amahlubi upon his brothers death in 1818 and reigned till 1825. He rose to power when he merged his house with that of his brother Mthimkhulu IIs house with the intentions to unite and strengthen the Hlubi ...

                                               

Cora Ann Pair Thomas

Thomas nee Pair was born in Knightdale, North Carolina on September 8, 1875. She graduated from Shaw University in 1895. She then worked as a principal of an orphanage in Oxford, North Carolina until she entered Fisk University in 1904, where she ...

                                               

Antoinette Tubman

Antoinette Louise Padmore Tubman was the wife of the Liberian politician William S. Tubman and was First Lady of Liberia.

                                               

Gloria Scott

Gloria Scott may refer to: Gloria Randle Scott born 1938, American educator, and former head of the Girl Scouts of the USA Gloria Scott, a Hollywood drugs counselor whose friendship with the Red Hot Chili Peppers and subsequent illness and death ...

                                               

Ephraim Bacon

Ephraim Bacon IV was an American church minister who served as US government agent on the second American Colonization Society expedition to Africa in 1821. The expedition struggled to purchase land in Sierra Leone to found a colony and many of t ...

                                               

1879 in birding and ornithology

Birds described in 1879 include the grey-headed silverbill, Macquarie rail, flame bowerbird, Cockerells fantail, rufous-vented niltava, slaty cuckooshrike, Makira dwarf kingfisher, black-billed turaco, dusky-backed jacamar, buff-bellied tanager a ...

                                               

Jund al-Islam

Though the group claims to be part of al-Qaeda and has expressed open support for it and its leader Ayman al-Zawahiri and has organizational links with its former Syrian affiliate HTS and claims to have links with its branch in Yemen, al-Qaeda ha ...

                                               

Eric Armar Vully de Candole

Eric Armar Vully de Candole, CMG, CBE, held the post of Her Britannic Majestys Resident, Cyrenaica and Somalia from 1949 to 1951, and then Advisor to the King of Libya between 1951 and 1954.

                                               

John L. Tappin

John L. Tappin was the United States Ambassador to Libya from 1954 to 1958. He was the first Ambassador after the legation was raised to Embassy status.

                                               

Prince Alfred Roman of Liechtenstein

Prince Alfred Roman of Liechtenstein was a Liechtensteiner prince and uncle of Franz Joseph II. He was the sixth child and fourth son of Prince Alfred of Liechtenstein and Princess Henriette of Liechtenstein. He married on 19 February 1912, in Mu ...

                                               

Prince Heinrich Hartneid of Liechtenstein

Prince Heinrich Hartneid of Liechtenstein was a Liechtensteiner prince and brother of Franz Joseph II. He was the eighth child and sixth son of Prince Aloys of Liechtenstein and Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria. He married on 23 April 1968 ...

                                               

Prince Georg Hartmann of Liechtenstein

Prince Georg Hartmann of Liechtenstein was a Liechtensteiner prince and brother of Franz Joseph II. He was the fourth child and third son of Prince Aloys of Liechtenstein and Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria. He married on 23 September 194 ...

                                               

Dovas Zaunius

Dovas Zaunius was a Lithuanian lawyer, politician and diplomat who served as Ambassador to Switzerland from 1925 until 1927 and Lithuanian Foreign Minister from 1929 to 1934.

                                               

2020 in Luxembourg

March 12 - the Ministry of Health confirmed 19 new cases in Luxembourg, bringing the total number of cases to 26, with a 94-year-old in critical condition. According to the ministry, two of the patients were infected in Luxembourg while the other ...

                                               

2018 Madagascar measles outbreak

In early September 2018, cases of measles began to appear in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Capitol health authorities challenged by the districts poverty and Madagascars relatively-low vaccination rate were unable to contain the highly-contagious dis ...

                                               

Malaria in Madagascar

Despite recent progress, malaria in Madagascar remains a major health problem, and severe malaria is among the top five causes of reported overall mortality. Malaria epidemiology varies considerably in different regions of Madagascar; however, th ...

                                               

Joel Rakotomalala

Colonel of the Madagascar People’s Armed Forces, he was Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Madagascar from 13 January 1976 to his death, under the presidency of Admiral Didier Ratsiraka. He was a member of the Association for the Rebirt ...