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Wilfrid Brulez

Wilfrid Brulez is a Belgian economic historian with a particular interest in the Habsburg Netherlands international trade, particularly with Italy, and diplomatic relations with the Holy See. His in-depth study of the merchant house headed by Jea ...

                                               

Tenkasi Pandyas

Tenkasi Pandyas were the Pandya kings from Sadaavarman Parakrama Pandya to his successors who ruled with Tenkasi as their capital. With the invasion of the Sultanates, Vijayanagaras, and Nayakars from the fourteenth century onwards, the Pandyas l ...

                                               

William Hyde

William Hyde fl.1407, MP for Lewes UK Parliament constituency William Hyde High Sheriff of Berkshire 1490–1557 and MP William Hyde MP 1635–1694, MP for Stamford UK Parliament constituency William Hyde died 1403, MP, see City of London elections t ...

                                               

Hermann Danuser

Born in Frauenfeld, Danuser studied piano, oboe, musicology, philosophy and German language and literature at the Musikhochschule and the University of Zurich from 1965; he received his doctorate with a dissertation on musical prose. From 1973 he ...

                                               

IMP

Implementer video games, a term for developers in the Zork series and in DikuMUDs Imp, fire and ice enemies in the video game Hexen II International Match Points, in contract bridge Imp, enemy in the video game Doom series Imp, monster enemy in G ...

                                               

Temir (disambiguation)

Temir may refer to: Timur name, a Turkic and Mongolic name and a variety of people by that name Timur 1336–1405, a Central Asian ruler and conqueror Khan Temir 16th century-1637, a Budjak Horde khan Temir-Khan-Shura, a fortified outpost in Russia ...

                                               

Marguerite Julie Strauss

Marguerite Julie Strauss, also known as Rita Matthias, was an actress and translator. Strauss began her acting career performing on the stage in New York City, as well as across Europe. Her theatrical connections led to a career as a translator, ...

                                               

Splinter (disambiguation)

A splinter is a sharp fragment of material, usually wood, metal, or fibreglass. Splinter may also refer to: Splinter group, a smaller division of an organization or movement Tracy Splinter born 1971, German-South African writer Splinter, a contra ...

                                               

Celebrity Apex

Celebrity Apex is an Edge -class cruise ship currently operated by Celebrity Cruises, a subsidiary of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Constructed at Chantiers de lAtlantique in Saint-Nazaire, France, she is the second vessel in the companys Edge cla ...

                                               

Collation of the New Testament

The Collation of the New Testament is a 1447 work composed by the Italian humanist Lorenzo Valla. The Collation of the New Testament compares four Latin texts of Jerome’s fourth-century Vulgate Bible with four Greek manuscripts of the New Testame ...

                                               

Jons

Jons or Jons or JONS, or variation, may refer to: Jons, commune in the Rhone department in eastern France Juntas de Ofensiva Nacional-Sindicalista JONS, former Spanish political movement Jons Jacob Berzelius 1779–1848, Swedish chemist Jons Svanbe ...

                                               

GraphBLAS

GraphBLAS) is an API specification that defines standard building blocks for graph algorithms in the language of linear algebra. GraphBLAS is built upon the notion that a sparse matrix can be used to represent graphs as either an adjacency matrix ...

                                               

Huldschinsky Madonna (sculpture)

The Huldschinsky Madonna is a c.1410-1430 terracotta sculpture. It is attributed to Donatello, an attribution based on the structure of the drapery, which is no longer simply a means of expression and decoration as in Gothic art but is instead mo ...

                                               

Roy F. France

Roy F. France was the American architect who is credited with creating the Miami Beach, Florida skyline. He was originally based in the Midwest, but relocated to Miami Beach after a 1931 trip to Florida with his wife. Several of his works are lis ...

                                               

Thomas Skinner

Thomas Skinner died c. 1411, MP for Shrewsbury Thomas Skinner Lord Mayor of London, 1596, clothworker, Alderman, and Lord Mayor of London Thomas Skinner Lord Mayor of London, 1794, Lord Mayor of London Thomas Gregory Skinner 1842–1907, US Represe ...

                                               

Arc

Arc geometry, a segment of a differentiable curve Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc, a cellphone ARC file format, a file name extension for archive files arc function prefix arcus, a prefix for inverse trigonometric functions arc, the command-line interfa ...

                                               

Hans Schwemmer

Hans Schwemmer was born in Riggau, a district in Pressath, Germany, on 11 September 1945. He attended Augustinus High School in Weiden and studied theology at the University of Regensburg. He was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Regensburg on ...

                                               

John Stanley

John Stanley playwright born 1966, British playwright and screenwriter John Stanley composer 1712–1786, English composer and organist John Stanley radio broadcaster, Australian radio presenter John Mix Stanley 1814–1872, American artist-explorer ...

                                               

Palmetto Family Council

Palmetto Family Council is a lobbying organization focused upon implementing conservative Christian ideas in South Carolina state law, especially concerning sexual morality. It opposes same-sex marriage, sex education, and vaccination against sex ...

                                               

Sillot (Mallorca)

Sillot is a small tourist town on the south east coast of the Balearic Island of Mallorca, Spain, divided between the council areas of Manacor and Sant Llorenç des Cardassar. The two districts are separated by the river Torrent de Ca nAmer which ...

                                               

Guinea–Guinea-Bissau border

The Guinea–Guinea-Bissau border is 421 km in length and runs from the Atlantic Ocean in the south-west to the tripoint with Senegal in the north-east.

                                               

Guinea-Bissau–Senegal border

The border starts in the west at Cape Roxo on the Atlantic coast, and the proceeds overland in a north-easterly directions via a series of irregular and straight lines past the 12th parallel north; at 12°40N it turns east and then follows a strai ...

                                               

Gruemiri

Historical and linguistic understanding about the patronym and toponym Gruemiri / Gruemire increased as new, published archival records have become available. Traditionally, in Albanological research it has been seen as compound of grua woman and ...

                                               

Paulus Angelus (disambiguation)

Paulus Angelus is the Latin equivalent of "Paul Angel." The Latin name may refer to: Pal Dushi Latin: Paulus Angelus Dussus or Dusius d.1455, Albanian bishop of Drisht then bishop of Shas. A member of the Engjelli family. Paulus Angelus, an Alban ...

                                               

Folch

Ramon Folch i Guillen born 1946, Catalan socio-ecologist Albert Folch Folch, Catalan scientist, writer, and artist Anna Sophia Folch born 1985, Brazilian actress Sancho Folch de Cardona, 1st Marquess of Guadalest, heir son of Alfonso Folch de Car ...

                                               

Katherine Seley-Radtke

Katherine Seley-Radtke is an internationally recognized American medicinal chemist who specializes in the discovery and design of novel nucleoside or nucleotide based enzyme inhibitors that may be used to treat infections or cancer. She has autho ...

                                               

Declan Meagher

Dr. Declan J Meagher was an Irish obstetrician, Master of the National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, and a champion of womens reproductive health. In 1963, Meagher set up one of the countrys first family planning clinics. This was a time when most ...

                                               

Festival of the snake-catchers

The Festival of the snake catchers is held every year on May 1st in Cocullo, Italy in honour of St Dominic, saint patron protecting against snakebite and toothache. Its origins date back to paganism and have roots in an ancient celebration in the ...

                                               

San Antonio Fire Department

The San Antonio Fire Department provides fire protection and emergency medical services for the city of San Antonio, Texas. The department is the third largest fire department in the state of Texas. With over 1.500 members, the SAFD is responsibl ...

                                               

Gonsalvo Monroy

Gonsalvo Monroy was a nobleman that served as Count of Malta between 1421 and 1427. Monroy served as a feudal lord of Malta, and was unpopular due to various heavy taxes being introduced, and this may have been one of the causes why the populatio ...

                                               

Crucifixion (disambiguation)

Crucifixion is an ancient method of execution. Crucifixion may also refer to: The Crucifixion or crucifixion of Jesus, a first-century AD event central to the founding and beliefs of Christianity

                                               

Victor Brants

Brants was born in Antwerp on 23 November 1856. He taught at the Catholic University of Leuven fom 1878, and was appointed professor in 1888. In 1882 he founded the Societe Belge dEconomie Sociale. After the public unrest of 1886, the government ...

                                               

Epidemics in Malta

Several epidemics from the plague struck Malta from the medieval era until 1945, claiming almost 20.000 victims in at least ten epidemics over 350 years. After the first epidemics, preventive measures were installed, including a very active lazar ...

                                               

Air bladder effect

An air bladder effect, or simply a bladder effect, is a special effect created for motion pictures. The effect employs plastic or latex balloons - known as "bladders" - which are concealed beneath the surface of foam latex or similar prosthetics. ...

                                               

Ksiezy Mlyn (Lodz)

Ksiezy Mlyn is an area in the southern central part of the city of Lodz located in central Poland which consists of a group of textile factories and associated facilities, built in Lodz since 1824. Since the first decade of the 21st century the a ...

                                               

Nightmares on Elm Street

Nightmares on Elm Street is a six-issue comic book limited series set within the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, set chronologically between A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child and Freddys Dead: The Final Nightmare. It was written b ...

                                               

Alexander Casteels the Elder

Alexander Casteels the Elder or Alexander Casteels was a Flemish painter and draughtsman. He is known for his battle scenes and landscapes with hunters and elegant companies.

                                               

Pauwels Casteels

Pauwels Casteels or Pauwel Casteels was a Flemish painter and draughtsman. He worked in Antwerp and is known for his battle scenes and landscapes with mythological, historical and biblical scenes.

                                               

Kort Rogge

Kort Rogge, also known as Rogge Kyle, Konrad Rogge, Cort Rogge, Conradus Roggo gothus and Conradus Roggo de Holmis, was a Swedish bishop, member of the Privy Council of Sweden, and humanist.

                                               

Ratna Manikya II

Ratna Manikya II was the Maharaja of Tripura from 1685 to 1693 and again from 1695 to 1712. Only a small child when he became ruler, Ratna spent much of his life under the control of external forces, having been used as a puppet-monarch by domine ...

                                               

He

He letter, the fifth letter of many Semitic alphabets He kana, the romanization of the Japanese kana へ and ヘ Hebrew language ISO 639-1 code: he He Cyrillic, a letter of the Cyrillic script called He in Ukrainian He pronoun, an English pronoun

                                               

Mary, Queen of Scots (disambiguation)

Mary of Guelders 1434–1463, Queen Consort to James II of Scotland, and the regent of Scotland 1460–1463 Mary II of England 1662–1694, Queen of Scotland, England and Ireland Mary of Modena 1658–1718, Queen Consort of England, Scotland and Ireland ...

                                               

Nanjagud Taluk Inscription

NANJAGUD TALUK At the village Kahahalli in Hobali of Bilgere, on a stone lying near the village enterance. Size 5’× 3’- 6”. Kannada Language and Characters ನಂಜನಗೂಡು ತಾಲ್ಲೂಕು ಬಿಲ್ಗೆರೆ ಹೋಬಾ೪ ಕಾಹಲ್ಲಿ ಗ್ರಾಮದ ಅಂಕದ ಬಾಗಿಲಬಲ ಬಿದ್ದಿ ರುವ ಕಲ್ಲು ಪ್ರಮಾಣ 5’× 3 ...

                                               

Louis de Beauvau

Louis I de Beauvau, lord of Beauvau and Sermaise in Anjou, was the first son of Pierre, Baron of Beauvau, and Jeanne de Craon. Ambassador to Henry VI of England, retainer of the House of Anjou, and close friend of Rene I of Anjou, he was made a k ...

                                               

Deposition

Deposition may refer to: Deposition university, a widespread initiation ritual for new students practiced from the Middle Ages until the 18th century Deposition politics, the removal of a person of authority from political power Deposition law, t ...

                                               

Edelheere Altarpiece (Descent from the cross)

The Edelheere Altarpiece is the first of many copies of the Descent from the Cross painted by Rogier van der Weyden around 1435. A total of fifty copies of Van de Weydens work are known. The Edelheere triptych was made in 1443 for the St. Peters ...

                                               

Thomas I. Emerson

Thomas I. Emerson was a 20th-century American attorney and professor of law. He is known as a "major architect of civil liberties law," "arguably the foremost First Amendment scholar of his generation," and "pillar of the Bill of Rights."

                                               

John Barlabassy (castellan)

John Barlabassy de Csesztve was a Hungarian nobleman in the second half of the 15th century. He was castellan of Gyulafehervar.

                                               

Habsburg (disambiguation)

Habsburg generally refers to the House of Habsburg, an important and influential European family that held several royal titles. The House of Habsburg-Lorraine was a cadet branch of the Habsburgs and succeeded in many of its titles. Habsburg may ...

                                               

Ewald Heinrich Rubsaamen

Ewald Heinrich Rubsaamen was a German teacher, artist, and amateur entomologist who studied gall forming insects, especially the gall midges, and worked on pest control in grapes, most importantly on Phylloxera. Rubsaamen was the second son of Jo ...