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Christopher Lee... elena Bonham Carter as Penelope Churchward, Colin Firth as Arthur Holmwood,as Mycroft Holmes, Richard E. Grant as John Seward, and Harvey Keitel as
Rear Admiral RadfordLaterhonored a request from O'Hare to take a fighter as command aircraft instea ...
General BraddockThe city served as a major crossroads from colonial times. Britishmarched west through Frederick on the way to the fateful ambush near Fort ...
Lewis Pelly... and the Qatari counterattack, prompted the British political agent, Colonel, to impose a settlement in 1868. His mission to Bahrain and Qatar and the ...
Christy Mathewson... to be low scoring, dominated by such pitchers as Walter Johnson, Cy Young,, and Grover Cleveland Alexander to the extent that the period 1900–1919 i ...
Vanessa Redgrave... peech and Drama. She applied and was accepted, where she was a classmate of, graduating with a first class degree in drama and four acting prizes, on ...
Alexander Haig... mes Schlesinger, CIA Director William Colby, and White House Chief of Staff. The Watergate scandal had reached its apex, and Nixon was so agitated an ...
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 ...
William Roache... (Guiding Light) in the USA, the longest-serving members of a drama series (for Coronation Street in the UK, Ray Meagher for Home and Away in Australi ...
George McGovern... fianakis avoided mention of his party's presidential candidate, the liberal, Helms employed the slogans "McGovernGalifianakis – one and the same", "V ...
Heinz Barth... fen-SS member took place in 1983. Shortly before, former SS-Obersturmführerhad been tracked down in the German Democratic Republic GDR. Barth had par ...
Patrick Tonyn... when he returned to Britain due to illness. He was replaced as governor by
Ferguson... palachian frontiersmen against the loyalist forces of the British commanderat Kings Mountain, SC in the American Revolution, rather than waiting for ...
Koxinga... by the Kingdom of Tungning government founded by Ming Dynasty loyalists ofin 1662. Zheng Jing, the son of Koxinga, renamed the village Wannian Zhou ...
David Lean... ear contract. Prior to moving to Hollywood, she played the young Estella in's version of Great Expectations (1946) and Ophelia in Laurence Olivier's ...
John KerryIn the 2004 U.S. Presidential election,carried the county by a 6.6% margin over George W. Bush, with Kerry carryi ...
Robert Ingersoll... is autobiography, “In Philadelphia, I inadvertently came upon an edition of's Essays and Lectures. This was an exciting discovery; his atheism confir ...
Amuro Ray... red at least one Gundam series and characters. Some series come and go, but, often in his RX-93 "ν Gundam", is a regular character and has actually n ...
Heinz LammerdingBy 1958, all of the German defendants had been released as well. Generalof the Das Reich division, who had given the orders for the measures again ...
Aleksander Kamiński... he Nations medals after war: Władysław Bartoszewski, Zofia Kossak-Szczucka,, Jan Dobraczyński, Henryk Woliński, and others
Commanding General... l valor was proposed by Iowa Senator James W. Grimes to Winfield Scott, theof the United States Army. Scott did not approve the proposal, but the med ...
Winston Churchill... he connected telephone calls from war leaders to the prime minister. He meton several occasions when asked for updates on incoming calls and once was ...
Muhammad Ali... d in Zaire as part of the buildup to The Rumble in the Jungle fight betweenand George Foreman. Admirers of Brown's music, including Miles Davis and o ...
Alexander the Great... t family was named Psittacus alexandri, meaning "Alexander's parrot", afterwhose armies introduced eastern parakeets to Greece. Linnaeus' trivial nam ...
Sir Peter Ustinov... s and television, by various actors, including John Moffatt, Albert Finney,, Sir Ian Holm, Tony Randall, Alfred Molina and David Suchet
Wernher von Braun... February 1, 1956 and commanded by Major General John B. Medaris with Doctor
John Betjeman... d into writing. In 1980 he played the Funny Uncle in a dramatisation of thepoem "Indoor Games Near Newbury", part of an ITV special titled Betjeman's ...
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 ...
Ursel de Baieul... gent of the Cuman Turks as well as contingents of Franks and Normans, under, into Armenia
Zheng Jing... f Tungning government founded by Ming Dynasty loyalists of Koxinga in 1662., the son of Koxinga, renamed the village Wannian Zhou in 1664. The name w ...
Julius Caesar... of his successor Augustus. Quintilis was renamed Iulius (July) in honour ofin 44 BC and Sextilis was renamed Augustus (August) in honour of Augustus ...
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 ...
Francisco Franco... Seville in Spain. During his papacy, he purported to canonize Generalissimoand Christopher Columbus as saints. According to his supporters, Pope Greg ...
Sir Ian Holm... y various actors, including John Moffatt, Albert Finney, Sir Peter Ustinov,, Tony Randall, Alfred Molina and David Suchet
Jesse Helms... ows. In a letter dated April 8, 1997, then Halliburton-CEO Cheney told Sen., the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, that it would be ...
Francisco Menendez (creole)... British. The leader of Fort Mose during the battle was the legendary Capt., who was born in Africa, twice escaped from slavery, and played an import ...
George H. SteuartKinzie's granddaughter, Maria Kinzie, married, a captain in the US cavalry who went on to become a general in the Confe ...
Charles de Gaulle... beth, and in the French TV mini-series, Le Grand Charles, about the life of
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 ...
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 ...
Terry Pratchett... e End and is buried in Little Marlow. Modern-day writers from Bucks includewho was born in Beaconsfield, Tim Rice who is from Amersham and who is fro ...
Lenny Henry... with his contribution that he decided to make a regular fixture out of Bob.made sporadic appearances throughout this series, but was not established ...
Colin Powell... d on the island until Morocco, after mediation by the United States, led by, agreed to return to the status quo ante which existed prior to the Moroc ...
Oliver Cromwell... re not used. In an unprecedented gesture, one of the revolutionary leaders,, allowed the King's head to be sewn back onto his body so the family coul ...
Admiral Isakov... skevich, where the Noragyugh neighborhood is located. The project will linkAvenue with Arshakunyats Avenue and will be fulfilled upon cooperation wit ...
Wesley Clark... w Dole had a heated exchange with Democratic presidential primary candidatein which Dole correctly predicted that Clark would lose the New Hampshire ...
Gaius Terentius Varro... ce derided the Cunctator, and at the elections of 216 BC elected as consulsand Lucius Aemilius Paullus, both of whom advocated pursuing a much more a ...
Chen Qingzhi... uffered major revolts in their northern garrison towns, he sent his generalto support the pretender Yuan Hao. Despite the fact that Chen was only giv ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Alexander the GreatAdrian Veidt / Ozymandias: Drawing inspiration from, Veidt was once the superhero Ozymandias, but has since retired to devote ...
Tom Hamilton... her American ships, so Rear Admiral Arthur W. Radford, O'Hare and Commander, CV-6 Air Officer, were deeply involved in developing ad hoc counter-tact ...
Robert E. Lee... n sporting cologne), his serious work made him the trusted eyes and ears of's army and inspired Southern morale
Comte de Grasse... h. But on August 14, 1781, a communication was received from French Admiralin the West Indies, which caused Washington to change his strategy. De Gra ...
Arthur Bliss... er the withdrawal of Sir Thomas Beecham. In 1949 the opera The Olympians by, to a libretto by Priestley, was premiered
Wernher von Braun... cal, Tsiolkovsky influenced later rocket scientists throughout Europe, like. Russian search teams at Peenemünde found a German translation of a book ...
Winston Churchill... Roper and A. J. P. Taylor, he became a member of the editorial board of Sir's four volume A History of the English-Speaking Peoples
Gerald Durrell... he Jersey Zoological Park) founded by the naturalist, zookeeper, and author
Elizabeth II... remain Commonwealth realms and share the same monarch. The present monarch,, succeeded her father, George VI, in 1952. Like her recent predecessors, ...
Wilhelm Bittrich... SS Panzer Corps (2 SS Das Reich and 3 SS Totenkopf), under the commanded of, along with ad hoc forces made up of garrison and anti-aircraft units. Vi ...
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
Eric Clapton... widow, Olivia, and son, Dhani, and arranged under the musical direction ofand Jeff Lynne. The profits from the event went to the Material World Char ...
Amyas Borton... tic alphabet for AA), archie (a World War I British term probably coined byand believed to derive via the Royal Flying Corps from the music-hall come ...
Williams Carter Wickham... t Transcontinental Railroad. He was recruited by former Confederate Generalto become a major investor and guiding light for a southern railroad. He h ...
Theodore SchwanHolbrook served with General's Southern Expedition from January 3 to February 18, 1900, and was at the ...
Benedict Arnold... -copy," and "We started out with too much cargo / So I'm glad we got rid of, yo
E.C. Quist... mbly met on 20 February, with Nkrumah as Leader of Government Business, andas President of the Assembly
Ernst Röhm... wo million members at the end of 1933. Led by one of Hitler's old comrades,, the SA represented a threat to Hitler's relationship with the German Arm ...
Joseph Holt... town was changed to Holtsville in 1860, in honor of U.S. Postmaster General. As of 1874, Holtsville consisted of 15 houses, a school, and a general s ...
George Armstrong CusterCuster County was formed in 1877. It was named after General, who was killed at the
Helmut Kämpfe... ust retaliation for partisan activity in nearby Tulle and the kidnapping of
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 ...
Nathan Hale... issued by the United States Postal Service with Connecticut themes include, Eugene O'Neill, Josiah Willard Gibbs, Noah Webster, Eli Whitney, the wha ...
John Cale... ure Viva Las Vegas, The Cadets, Roger Miller, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen,, Merle Haggard, Tom Jones, Dax Riggs, Roger McGuinn, Suzi Quatro, Van Hal ...
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' ...
Joseph StalinDuring Lenin's illness, Zinoviev, his close associate Kamenev, andformed a ruling 'triumvirate' (or 'troika') in the Communist Party, playin ...
Pliny the Elder... The properties of lodestones and their affinity for iron were written of byin his encyclopedia Naturalis Historia
Neil Young... single remake of We Are the World. On October 24, 2010, Bridges appeared at's annual Bridge School Benefit concert and played a set with Neko Case
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 ...
John F. Kennedy... tioned by Curtis was that it was Baldrick who had accidentally assassinated. However, aside from a brief mention in June 2005
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 ...
Leslie Howard... filmed in 1920 for the company Minerva Films (founded in 1920 by the actorand his friend and story editor Adrian Brunel). These were The Bump, starr ...
Nixon Administration... ther investigations in the 1970s found that they were not at fault, and thereversed all dishonorable discharges
William Wyler... rl (1968), an artistic and commercial success directed by Hollywood veteran. Streisand won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Actress for the role, shar ...
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 ...
Jack Lemmon... edy Some Like it Hot also mentions Urbana. Near the beginning of this film,'s character, an unemployed bass player, suggests to Tony Curtis, a saxoph ...
Wyndham Lewis... f the original 'Beachcomber' D. B. Wyndham-Lewis, no relation to the artist); they had two daughters and one son. In 1953, he divorced his second wif ...
Barbara DicksonIn popular culture, the singer; Dan McCafferty and Peter Agnew from the Scottish rock band Nazareth; Ian ...
The Hon. James Archibald Stuart#(19 September 1747 – 1 March 1818
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 ...
Chancellor of the Exchequer... (MP) representing the constituency of Blaby from 1974–92, and served as thein the government of Margaret Thatcher from June 1983 to October 1989. He ...
L. Sprague de Camp... historical novel The Mask of Apollo (1966). He also features prominently in's historical novel The Arrows of Hercules (1965) as a patron of inventors ...
Chris Tarrant... lms and cartoons that ATV would transmit on Saturday mornings. Presented byand John Asher from just a desk in a continuity studio, the pair had to re ...
Henry Wilson... eps whereby the National Academy of Sciences was to be established. Senatorof Massachusetts was to name Agassiz to the Board of Regents of the Smiths ...
Lord Warkworth#Lady Anne Stuart (born c. 1745), who married, later the 2nd Duke of Northumberland, on 2 July 1764
Carl XVI GustafUnder H.M., the present King of Sweden since 1973, the plain triple-tailed flag has ...
Prince William, Duke of Cumberland... on is 156,898. Its county seat is Bridgeton. Cumberland County is named for
Aleksandr Kolchak... n Civil War. These forces supported the White Russian government of Admiral, based in Omsk, and White Russian soldiers fighting the Bolsheviks on the ...
General Cornwallis... nia along present-day Ashford Avenue and Broadway, en route to victory overat the Siege of Yorktown and to victory in the Revolutionary War
Gerald Ford... unsel. After Nixon's resignation, the nomination was continued by President, and Scalia was confirmed by the Senate on August 22, 1974
Richard Myers... . In September 2005, he remarked upon Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff' optimistic outlook on the war's progress: "Things have not gone as well ...
James Oglethorpe... largest and most successful of these was organized by Governor and Generalof Georgia who managed to break the Spanish-Seminole alliance when he gain ...
Winston Churchill... base rights in Bermuda from the United Kingdom, but British Prime Ministerwas initially unwilling to accede to the American request without getting ...
Xiang Yu... d copies of the forbidden books but most of these were destroyed later whenburned the palaces of Xianyang in 206 BC
Earl Marshal... as Earl of Arundel, the premier earl. The Duke of Norfolk is, moreover, theand hereditary Marshal of England. The seat of the Duke of Norfolk is Arun ...
Władysław AndersIn 1943 the Polish II Corps, commanded by, arrived in Palestine from Iraq. The British insisted that no Jewish unit ...
Earl of Winchilsea... who was elected despite not being legally allowed to sit in Parliament. Theaccused the Duke of, "an insidious design for the infringement of our libe ...
Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba... ty successfully withstood a siege by Spanish forces under the leadership of. It was a turning point in the Eighty Years War and gave rise to the expr ...
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 ...
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 ...
Pietro Badoglio... ts colonial empire. Hesitance remained from the King and military commanderwho warned Mussolini that Italy had too few tanks, armoured vehicles, and ...
Diana Wynyard... Frank Lawton, Colin Clive (one of Whale's most frequently used actors), and. It also featured Mrs. Patrick Campbell in a rare sound film appearance
Julius Caesar... activity moved to the new Basilica Aemilia (179 BC). Some 130 years later,built the Basilica Julia, along with the new Curia Julia, refocusing both ...
Colonel Mackenzie... lowed the same route from Santa Fe in 1650. Indian tribes, buffalo hunters,and his cavalry, cowboys with their cattle herds ... these and many others ...
Margaret Dovey... tralian athlete Decima Norman, who won five gold medals in track and field., the future wife of the former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam, f ...
Richard Nixon... years in Charlottesville, in 1971, Scalia entered public service. Presidentappointed him as the general counsel for the Office of Telecommunications ...
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 ...
Peter Shilton... ing through the ranks at Leicester City was a young local goalkeeper called, who was given his debut as a 17-year-old in 1966. It was clear that Shil ...
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 ...
Colin Powell... 97. Llewellyn is the daughter of J. Bruce Llewellyn, and a family friend of, who originally introduced the couple to each other
Jan Dobraczyński... er war: Władysław Bartoszewski, Zofia Kossak-Szczucka, Aleksander Kamiński,, Henryk Woliński, and others
John Hawkins... were galleons, with the modified English "race built" galleons developed byproving decisive, while the capacious Spanish galleons, designed primarily ...
Helmut Kämpfe... es, a nearby village. The captured German was alleged to be Sturmbannführer, commander of the 2nd SS Panzer Reconnaissance Battalion (another unit of ...
John SurteesCuriously, Ferrari won the 1964 World championship withby competing the last two races in North America with cars painted in the ...
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 ...
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 ...
John Kerry... tial primaries, Kennedy campaigned heavily for fellow Massachusetts Senator. and lent his chief of staff, Mary Beth Cahill, to the Kerry campaign. Ke ...
Wilfred Owen... ar Requiem of Benjamin Britten juxtaposes the Latin text with the poetry of, Krzysztof Penderecki's Polish Requiem includes a traditional Polish hymn ...
John Snagge... ies 3, original announcer Andrew Timothy was replaced (at the suggestion of) by Wallace Greenslade, who provided spoken narrative links as well as oc ...
Ty Cobb... d to be one of the greatest shortstops to ever play the game, and Detroit's, the "Georgia Peach." Cobb was a mean-spirited man, fiercely competitive ...
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 " ...
12th DukeThe, who succeeded to the title in 2004, continues to live primarily on the f ...
Sir John Madejski... tadium on the outskirts of Reading which is named after the club's chairman
V.H. Galbraith... ut a forgery. A prominent claim was made in 1964 by the respected historianin his essay "Who Wrote Asser's Life of Alfred?" Galbraith argued that the ...
Yeoman of the Guard... ured the favour of the first Tudor Henry VII, to whom he seems to have been. He was Sergeant-of-Arms to Henry VIII in 1526, Sheriff of Northamptonshi ...
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
Richard M. Nixon... ld between U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Vice President
Charles Henry DavisIn 1863, enlisting the support of Alexander Dallas Bache and, a professional astronomer recently recalled from the Navy to Washington ...
Winston ChurchillHardy holds the distinction of playing bothand Franklin D. Roosevelt, and having played both roles on more than one o ...
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 ...
John Salmon 'Rip' Ford... h of explosives. In 1864, the town was reoccupied by the Confederates under. On May 15, 1865, a month after the surrender had been signed at Appomatt ...
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 ...
Gerald Durrell... t, Robert Pipon Marett, and Augustus Asplet Le Gros. Frederick Tennyson andwere among authors who made Jersey their home. Contemporary authors based ...
Carl Foreman... us directors as well, such as Joseph Losey, Vittorio De Sica, Ronald Neame,, Norman Jewison, and starred in films like Spanish language The Uninhibit ...
Charles Lindbergh... st Neck became incorporated as a municipality which was named Lloyd Harbor., Jerry Seinfeld and Billy Joel at one point lived on the Neck. Currently ...
Wilhelm MohnkeOn 23 April, Brigadeführerwas appointed by Hitler the Battle Commander for the centre government dis ...
Ronald Neame... ith other famous directors as well, such as Joseph Losey, Vittorio De Sica,, Carl Foreman, Norman Jewison, and starred in films like Spanish language ...
Dudley Moore... and Rudyard Kipling. Peter Cook, comic, (half of a famous comedy team with); the great industrialist and architect of the nearby Atmospheric railway ...
Roger Daltrey... r artists that joined Joel on stage for the show were former Shea performerof The Who, Tony Bennett, Don Henley, John Mayer, John Mellencamp, Garth B ...
James Whale... ne More River (a film version of Galsworthy's Over the River) was filmed byin 1934. The film starred Frank Lawton, Colin Clive (one of Whale's most f ...
John StarkA remnant of a Green Mountain Boys flag, believed to belong to, is owned by the Bennington Museum. It still exists as one of the few reg ...
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 ...
Andrew JacksonOn June 15, 1832, President, displeased with Atkinson's handling of the war, appointed General Winfie ...
Oliver Cromwell... ich included Lord Fairfax, then Lord General of the Parliamentary Army, and. The final conflicts between Parliamentary forces and Royalists were deci ...
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 ...
Xenophon... ever, afforded him unusual facilities for obtaining material. His model was, whom he has imitated with a tolerable measure of success; he abstains fr ...
Alan Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke... s was recorded by the Chief of the Imperial General Staff Field Marshal Sirin his diary entries of the 1/2 July 1940
John Burgoyne... initially supported the American Revolutionary War and sent troops to fight's British invasion from Quebec in battles at Hubbardton and Bennington in ...
Glenda Jackson... ving an affair, who find themselves falling in love. It stars George Segal,, Hildegarde Neil, Paul Sorvino and K Callan
Nigel Tranter... others, while dovetailing the events of his novel with historical fiction.wrote a historical novel titled The Wallace, published in 1975, which is s ...
Oliver Cromwell... s the grandson of the original settler named Bodden who was probably one of's soldiers at the taking of Jamaica in 1655
Bram StokerThe Will o' the wisp makes an appearance in the first chapter of's Dracula, as the Count, masquerading as his own coach driver, takes Jona ...
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 ...
Elizabeth IIQueenapproved in Regina, Saskatchewan on July 4, 1973 a new badge for the RCMP, ...
James WilkinsonIn 1786purchased the tract of land on the north side of the Kentucky River, which ...
Winfield Scott... ners of war were executed as traitors after the Battle of Queenston Heights;urged American reprisal, but none was carried out
George AnsonAdmirals. and Admiral Jonathon Band, current First Sea Lord are both notable in Po ...
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 ...
Anthony HopkinsIn 1988 she starred in The Dawning withand Hugh Grant, and in 1989 she again starred in a mini-series, this time ...
Mel Gibson... known account is presented in the film Braveheart, directed by and starring, written by Randall Wallace, and filmed in both Scotland and Ireland. The ...
Chris Dodd... Hillary Rodham Clinton and Senator Barack Obama intensified, as his friendwas also running. After the initial caucuses and primaries had been split ...
Bobby Moore... to the ground. It was only when he heard the applause and praise of captainand then looked up and saw the ball trundling towards the advertising hoar ...
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 ...
Admiral of the Fleet... wing year, he was appointed to the equivalent positions in Canada, and made, Field Marshal, and Marshal of the Royal Air Force in the United Kingdom. ...
George Washington... rtraits of subjects such as Mamie, their grandchildren, General Montgomery,, and Abraham Lincoln. Wendy Beckett stated that Eisenhower's work, "simpl ...
Samuel Powhattan (S.P.) Carter... dation of Military Governor of Tennessee Andrew Johnson, U.S. naval officerwas promoted to the brevet rank of brigadier general and assigned by U.S. ...
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 ...
David Lean... d Bolt's direction, which was clearly inspired by his frequent collaborator. Praise also came for Laurence Olivier's cameo as the Duke of Wellington, ...
Michael Bentine... and acting in the high profile BBC show Hip-Hip-Hoo-Roy with Derek Roy, and, who appeared in the first series, had just begun appearing in Charlie Ch ...
Chen Sheng... f the immediate revolt attempts was the 209 BC Daze Village Uprising led byand Wu Guang
Winfield Scott... Jackson, displeased with Atkinson's handling of the war, appointed Generalto take command. Scott gathered about 950 troops from eastern army posts j ...
Oliver Cromwell... ugees from the Spanish Inquisition, shipwrecked sailors, and deserters from's army in Jamaica
John McCain... Security, and Refugees, and in 2005, Kennedy teamed with Republican Senatoron the Secure America and Orderly Immigration Act. The "McCain-Kennedy bil ...
Jack Lemmon... oped with Erin Fleming, which consequently raised disputes over his estate.presented Groucho with an honorary Academy Award in 1974, his final major ...
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 ...
Robert R. McCormickA few years later, O'Hare was honored when Colonel, publisher of the Chicago Tribune, suggested a name change of Chicago's O ...
Władysław Sikorski... of his officials were stationed at nearby Addington and Wingrave. Meanwhile, military leader of Poland, lived at Iver and King Zog of Albania lived a ...
Wilfrid Laurier... , both prior to sitting as regular Members of Parliament until their deaths;dying while still in the post; and Charles Tupper, Louis St. Laurent, and ...
Himmler... pronounced it likely that Speer himself came close to being assassinated byafter he unwittingly put himself in the care of an SS doctor
Terry Pratchett... Award nominated novel written in collaboration between the English authorsand Neil Gaiman
JK GalbraithPower may be held throughsummarises the types of power as being "Condign" (based on force), "Compen ...
Banjo Paterson... by American Country and Western music. The lyrics were composed by the poetin 1895. Other popular songs from this tradition include The Wild Colonial ...
Meng Tian... eunuch Zhao Gao conspired to kill Fusu because Fusu's favorite general was, whom they disliked and feared; Meng Tian's brother, a senior minister, h ...
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 ...
José de Urrea... ch remained in effect until 1837. But in December of the same year, Generalproclaimed in Arizpe the re-establishment of the Constitution of 1824, ini ...
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 ...
Shigeyoshi Inoue... to provide air cover for the invasion fleets, under the overall command of. The U.S. learned of the Japanese plan through signals intelligence and s ...
J. R. R. TolkienIn's work The Lord of the Rings, will o' the wisps are present in the Dead M ...
Worf... ngon motifs, and he has brought back on numerous occasions as the theme for, most prominent Klingon. Michael Giacchino employed character themes in t ...
Winston Churchill's... rt television miniseries Frankenstein: The True Story. She also appeared aslover Pamela Plowden in Young Winston, produced by her father-in-law Richa ...
Henry MoseleyThe experimental situation improved dramatically after research byin 1913. Moseley, after discussions with Bohr who was at the same lab (and ...
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 ...
Sir Alec Guinness... rse and particularly for his warm and expressive voice, which his colleaguelikened to "a silver trumpet muffled in silk". Gielgud is one of the few e ...
Wang Sengbian... eir efforts to defeat Hou. In the end, Xiao Yi with the aid of his generalsand Chen Baxian defeated Hou, crowning himself Emperor Yuan of Liang. His ...
Jackie Robinson... ague baseball, a time when it produced some of its greatest stars. In 1947,signed a contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the color barrier th ...
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 ...
von Fritsch... inister, Field Marshal Werner von Blomberg, and the army commander, General. Göring had acted as witness at Blomberg's wedding to Margarethe Gruhn, a ...
Jacques Chirac... Croatia's President Stjepan Mesic called the war illegal. French Presidentcommented on the statement of the ten Eastern European countries saying: " ...
Pliny... re probably disposed groups of statuary. The pteron consisted (according to) of thirty-six columns of the Ionic order, enclosing a square cena. Betwe ...
George McGovern... globe. In addition to numerous domestic programs, along with former Senator(D-South Dakota), Dole created an international school lunch program throu ...
Charles X GustavAfter, the son of John Casimir, count palatine of Pfalz-Zweibrücken, succeeded ...
Roger Moore... ough. In 1983 opening scenes for the 13th 007 film, Octopussy, starring Sir, were filmed at Orton Mere. A music video for the song BreakThru by the b ...
Erwin RommelProtests followed from Generalfeldmarschall; General Gleiniger, German commander in Limoges; and the Vichy government ...
Tadeusz Kościuszko... s founded by one of the best military engineers of the time, Polish General. It was manned by a small garrison of Continental soldiers through the en ...
William Camden... ations with antiquaries and local historians like his friends John Stow and. He also used his own observation, experience and wit, and wrote in a con ...
YorckHis collected writings and letters (together with those ofand Gneisenau) appeared in 1932
Lord Nelson... handful of British subjects to be honoured in that way (other examples areand Winston Churchill)—and the last heraldic state funeral to be held in B ...
Heather Begg... own. Those of earlier times included Oscar Natzka, Richard Farrell and Dame
Sun Yat-senIn 1906, the Chinese Republican leaderproposed that Hainan should become a separate province although this did n ...
Charlotte Rampling... over 100 million watching live. The crowds were so large that Jarre's wife,, found it difficult to access the venue. Although it was not the first ti ...
Igor GouzenkoFollowing the 1945 defection of Soviet cipher clerk,and his revelations of espionage, the RCMP Security Service implemented me ...
Matthew Lyon... to capture the city of Montreal. Some members of this unit were Congressmanand Lieutenant Benjamin Tucker. Benjamin Tucker joined the British Militar ...
James Herriot... he long-running All Creatures Great and Small (1978–1990), an adaptation of's novels
Camillus... sacked Rome. The Romans then took up arms and drove the Gauls back, led by. The Romans gradually subdued the other peoples on the Italian peninsula, ...
David Petraeus... rbilt Transplant Center. In 1991, Frist operated on then–Lieutenant Colonelafter he had been shot in a training accident at Fort Campbell
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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, ...
Lawrence Ferlinghetti... ce and interest in things rural, a refreshing and almost exotic individual.later referred to Snyder as 'the Thoreau of the Beat Generation'
Sir Ralph Abercromby... nglish attacked again in 1797, during the French Revolutionary Wars, led by(who had just conquered Trinidad). His army laid siege to the city but was ...
Casimir Pulaski... d in three of the town's street names: Pulaski after Revolutionary War heroas well as Warsaw and Cracow. Lyons is the subject of a recently published ...
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 ...
Pierce Brosnan... d Queen was also shot on the preserved Nene Valley Railway in 1989. In 1995filmed train crash sequences for the 17th James Bond film, GoldenEye, at t ...
Michael SheenJoe Orton was played by the actor Kenny Doughty in the BBC film , starringas Kenneth Williams
Ronald ReaganUnited States Presidentordered that the plane be intercepted by F-14 Tomcats from the VF-74 "BeDe ...
J. R. R. TolkienIn's fictional Middle-earth, the Dagor Bragollach (Sindarin for Battle of Su ...
Craterus... ypt, the Samians Lysander of Sparta, the Athenians Demetrius, the Delphiansof Macedon
Clayton BissellIn early December 1944, American Generalwrote a paper which argued strongly in favour of the V-1 compared to conve ...
Robert Bolt... of Prime Minister Viscount Melbourne. The film was written and directed byand starred his wife, Sarah Miles, as Lady Caroline
Ernest H. Shepard's... hristopher Robin Milne's stuffed animals. In the original color versions ofillustrations in the Winnie-the-Pooh books, Piglet has pale pink skin and ...
Douglas LePan, an official from the Canadian High Commission, wrote
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 ...
Pompey... instability in Syria under the Seleucids. Once Mithridates was defeated byin 63 BC, Pompey set about the task of remaking the Hellenistic East, by c ...
Julius Caesar... r shorten a year in which his political opponents held office. It was whilewas pontifex maximus that the calendar was overhauled, with the result bei ...
Major-General Henry Y.D. ScottThe hall was designed by civil engineers Captain Francis Fowke andof the Royal Engineers and built by Lucas Brothers. The designers were hea ...
Earl WarrenJohnson created a panel headed by Chief Justice, known as the Warren Commission, to investigate Kennedy's assassination. ...
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 ...
Louis Livingston Seaman... nghuzi roam freely, since many of them used to be comrades, as described by(Dr. Seaman): " They can not be caught, the plain truth being that the bes ...
Robert Stopford... tch and French in Java, Indonesia. The war was swiftly conducted by Admiral, General Frederick Augustus Wetherall, and Colonel Rollo Gillespie, who l ...
Charles... the Belgians; King Juan Carlos and Queen Sophia; Pope John Paul II; Prince, and Prince Philip
Pierre (Peter) Charles L'EnfantIn his 1791 plan for the future city of Washington, D.C.,envisioned a garden-lined “grand avenue” approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) in ...
Flavius Aëtius... een on good terms with the Western Roman Empire and its influential general. Aëtius had spent a brief exile among the Huns in 433, and the troops Att ...
Heinrich Himmler... SS Führungshauptamt (SS operational command office) beneath Reichsführer-SS. Upon mobilization its tactical control was given to the High Command of ...
2nd Duke of Argyll... of Bute, in 1723. He was brought up thereafter by his maternal uncles, theand Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll, 1st and only Earl of Ilay
Jonathan Miller... nd fractured scenery to represent the twists of fate reflected in the plot., in a 1986 production for the 49th Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, transferre ...
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 ...
Maharbal... Romans had been able to escape, but were caught and forced to surrender by's Numidians. Furthermore, Scipio, aware of the fighting, sent his cavalry ...
Sir Arthur Harris... easier for the incendiary bombs to fall into buildings and ignite them. As, commander of RAF Bomber Command, wrote after the war
Robinson Risner... chutist Joseph Kittinger spent 11 months in prison there. Brigadier Generalwas the senior ranking POW, responsible for maintaining chain of command a ...
XenophonIn Greece, Hesiod, Aristotle andpromoted agrarian ideas. Even more influential were such Roman thinkers as ...
William Conrad... years earlier in which none of the cartoon's characters, including narrator, was able to pronounce "rubber baby buggy bumpers" unerringly. Foray was ...
Eamonn Andrews... a video recording, held by the British Film Institute, of his appearance on' ITV chat show transmitted 23 April 1967
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 ...
Elton John... , becoming a frequent guest on Cavett's late-night talk show. He befriendedwhen the British singer was staying in California in 1972, insisting on ca ...
Chris TarrantMidway through this series,decided to leave upon the series' conclusion. Also leaving him, on the fin ...
David Starkey... and devotion have earned her many admirers among historians. These include, feminist activist Karen Lindsey, Lady Antonia Fraser, Alison Weir, Carol ...
Earl Spencer... he day of the funeral, Philip, William, Harry, Charles and Diana's brother,, walked through London behind her bier
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 ...
LucullusSeleucid rule was not entirely over, however. Following the Roman general' defeat of both Mithridates and Tigranes in 69 BC, a rump Seleucid kingdo ...
Earl Marshal... Duke of Norfolk, the Dukes of Norfolk also hold the hereditary position of, which has the duty of organizing state occasions such as the state openi ...
Lepidus... one of the forcible acts of the triumvirs of 43 BC (Octavianus, Antony, and), that they obliged the senators to repair the public roads at their own ...
Chris Dodd... ttee's expansive plan resulted in a poor public reception. Kennedy's friendhad taken over his role on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Commi ...
James Reese Europe... Memphis recorded a cover version of "Livery Stable Blues." In February 1918's "Hellfighters" infantry band took ragtime to Europe during World War I, ...
Richard Attenborough'sIn 1969, Seymour appeared uncredited in her first film,Oh! What a Lovely War. In 1970, Seymour appeared in her first major film r ...
Charles de GaulleAfter the war, Generaldecided that the village would never be rebuilt. Instead, it would remain ...
Mickey SpillaneIn the late 1940sand a friend of his from the Army bought a woodlot on Rock Cut Road and li ...
Lord Hill... in-Chief of the British Army on 15 August 1842 following the resignation of
Ross Perot... and some sponsors considered withdrawing their support. Billionaire tycoonmade a donation of US$10 million, on the condition that it be named in hon ...
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 ...
Spock... affairs. Moore also wanted to avoid creating an emotionless character likefrom Star Trek, so he sought for Dr. Manhattan to retain "human habits" an ...
Timur Leng... he late Middle Ages, but their hold upon the area was transitional as laterand Uzbeks contested the land
Joachim Peiper... fgruppe Peiper, named after and under the command of SS-Obersturmbannfuhrer, was composed of armoured and motorized elements and was the spearhead of ...
Sting... es, Ralf Little, Sienna Miller, Marina Diamandis, Yehudi Menuhin (and laterwho bought Menuhin's old house), Ewan Mcgregor, George Michael, Piers Morg ...
Pompey... historian Appian. The 4th century commentary on Vergil by Servius says thatsettled some of these pirates in in southern Italy
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 ...
John Kerry... dential slot, only this time as part of the Democratic ticket under nominee. McCain said that Kerry had never formally offered him the position and t ...
Celine Dion... cluded Jessica Holmes, who returned for the 60 minute show as Yogi Gurt and
John G. Schmitz... born Mary Katherine Schmitz in Tustin, California, to university professorand chemist Mary Schmitz. She was known as Mary Kay to her family and call ...
Johnny Carson... vely, appearing three times on Dick Clark's American Bandstand, and also on's Tonight Show
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 ...
Robert F. Kennedy... full term of his presidency. The late President's brother, Attorney General, with whom Johnson had a notoriously difficult relationship, remained in ...
William Camden... ow known to be false. A short passage making this claim was interpolated byinto his 1603 edition of Asser's Life. Doubts have also been raised period ...
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 ...
Gneisenau... upposed to have said that if he was made a doctor they should at least makean apothecary
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 ...
Michael Bentine... igan (who played only minor roles in the early shows), Sellers, Secombe andas the nominal 'hero' of each episode, madcap inventor Dr Osric Pureheart. ...
Duke of Wellington... g Mr Lamb (a role first offered to Timothy Dalton), Laurence Olivier as the, Richard Chamberlain as Byron, and Ralph Richardson as King George IV. Th ...
Bob Hope... n downtown Stockton, is one of several movie palaces in the Central Valley.often came to Stockton to visit close friend and billionaire tycoon Alex S ...
August Belmont, Jr's... 1909, construction finally began for a working canal under the direction ofBoston, Cape Cod & New York Canal Company, using designs by engineer Willi ...
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 ...
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 ...
August Neidhardt von Gneisenau... etreat towards Brussels. At a late-night council, Blücher's chief of staff,, had been distrustful of Wellington's strategy, but Blücher persuaded him ...
William S. ClarkPrior to Uchimura's arrival,, a graduate of Amherst College, had spent the year assisting the Japanese ...
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
Antony... mentions as one of the forcible acts of the triumvirs of 43 BC (Octavianus,, and Lepidus), that they obliged the senators to repair the public roads ...
James Cook... rom the South Seas brought back from the round-the-world voyages of Captainand the travels of other explorers fascinated visitors with a glimpse of p ...
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 ...
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 ...
E. Urner Goodman... ers as best exemplifying the ideals of Scouting. The society was created by, with the assistance of Carroll A. Edson, in 1915 as a means of reinforci ...
Anthony Eden... ion of the Home Guard (initially as the Local Defence Volunteers) following's broadcast appeal to the Nation on Tuesday 14 May 1940 also created furt ...
Lysander... ngs. In this manner the Rhodians celebrated Ptolemy I of Egypt, the Samiansof Sparta, the Athenians Demetrius, the Delphians Craterus of Macedon
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 ...
Richard Nixon... Susan Elaine and Mary Jean. David, after whom Camp David is named, married's daughter Julie in 1968
Barry Goldwater... wed the explosion of a nuclear bomb. The message conveyed was that electingpresident held the danger of nuclear war. Although it only aired one time, ...
Luke Skywalker... saga, and the numerous themes associated with characters like Darth Vader,, and Princess Leia Organa (see for more details)
Banjo Paterson... and Irish folk ballads and Australian bush balladeers like Henry Lawson and. Country instruments, including the guitar, banjo, fiddle and harmonica c ...
Eduard Dietl... en, one of the first battles between the German 3rd Mountain Division underand the Norwegian 6th Division under General Carl Gustav Fleischer after t ...
John Kerry... n the 2004 presidential elections, the county supported George W. Bush overby 56% to 44%. On that same day, it voted by 53% to 45% to re-elect Democr ...
George V... British monarchs stayed at the Viceregal Lodge, notably Queen Victoria and. American presidents hosted here include Presidents John F. Kennedy, Rich ...
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 ...
Char Aznable... example of this is how the personalities of longtime rivals, Amuro Ray and, are influenced by their experiences in the Gundam saga
Earl Marshal... wbray duke in 1397, he conferred upon him the estates and titles (including) that had belonged to the earls. His elderly grandmother Margaret was sti ...
William McKinley... bodyguards away from them for personal or publicity reasons; U.S. Presidentdid this at the public reception where he was assassinated
Amuro Ray... odes. The best example of this is how the personalities of longtime rivals,and Char Aznable, are influenced by their experiences in the Gundam saga
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 ...
Trevor Nunn... and then at the Aldwych in 1977, she gave two comedy performances, first in's musical staging of The Comedy of Errors as Adriana, then partnered with ...
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 ...
Michael ParkinsonMorecambe headed back to his hotel, and recounted in an interview within November 1972 that, as the pains spread to his chest, he became unable ...
Marcel Bigeard... nel Pierre Langlais, Geneviève de Galard ("The Angel of Dien Bien Phu") and, the Officer in Command of the 6th BPC. Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr. is also a ...
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 ...
Douglas MacArthur... ith an unprecedented succession of generals – Fox Conner, John J. Pershing,and George Marshall. He first became executive officer to General Conner i ...
Caesar... re classics. Augustus also continued the shifts on the calendar promoted by, and the month of August is named after him. Augustus' enlightened rule r ...
Publius Cornelius Scipio... ards the Carthaginians were intercepted by a newly raised Roman force under, whom Hannibal had evaded earlier in the Rhone Valley, and who had not an ...
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 ...
Chief Butler of EnglandHe is one of three claimants to the title
Toussaint Louverture... essalines met the rising military commander Toussaint Bréda (later known as), a mature man also born into slavery, who was fighting with Spanish forc ...
Buxhowden... wo columns, Generals Kienmayer and Langeron, to flee as fast as they could., the commander of the Allied left and the man responsible for leading the ...
Bobby Charlton... e Busby Babes whom Banks had faced as an adolescent. Banks failed to hold ashot from distance which gave a chance to David Herd. After that things go ...
Eric Clapton... embers of The Beatles, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, as well as musicians, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty, Billy Preston, Jools Holland, Albert Lee, Sam Bro ...
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 ...
Lewis Cass... lman's defeat, American leaders like President Jackson and Secretary of Warwould not consider a diplomatic solution; they wanted a resounding victory ...
E. H. Shepard... s When We Were Very Young, which were illustrated by Punch staff cartoonist. A collection of short stories for children Gallery of Children, and othe ...
Franz Ritter von Epp... in 1917, during World War I. After the war he served in the Freikorps under's command, and then joined the German Worker's Party (which soon evolved ...
Larry Stephens... by Spike Milligan with the regular collaboration of other writers including, Eric Sykes (who co-wrote most of the episodes in Series 4), Maurice Wilt ...
Fox ConnerFrom 1920 Eisenhower served with an unprecedented succession of generals –, John J. Pershing, Douglas MacArthur and George Marshall. He first became ...
Langeron... d persuaded the commanders of the first two columns, Generals Kienmayer and, to flee as fast as they could. Buxhowden, the commander of the Allied le ...
Wernher von Braun... Lasswitz in 1897 and Bernal, Oberth, Von Pirquet and Noordung in the 1920s.contributed his ideas in a 1952 Colliers article. In the 1950s and 1960s, ...
Zhuge Liang... ted practical systems of governance and administration, such as Cao Cao andin the Three Kingdoms Period, Wang Dao and Bao Jingyan of the Eastern Jin, ...
Eric Sykes... n with the regular collaboration of other writers including Larry Stephens,(who co-wrote most of the episodes in Series 4), Maurice Wiltshire and Joh ...
Michael Longley... bring Heaney into contact with other Belfast poets such as Derek Mahon and. In August 1965 he married Marie Devlin, a school teacher and native of A ...
Nino Bixio... in several localities, and at Bronte, on August 4, 1860, Garibaldi's friendbloodily repressed one of these revolts with two battalions of Redshirts
Ion Antonescu... rman Hungarian government, as well as the pro-German Romanian Government ofallowed Germany to enlist the German population in Nazi sponsored organiza ...
Eileen Barker... to be "implausible." In addition to Bromley, Thomas Robbins, Dick Anthony,, Newton Maloney, Massimo Introvigne, John Hall, Lorne Dawson, Anson Shupe ...
Gene RoddenberrySeveral Star Trek tales are stories or events within stories, such as's novelization of , J. A. Lawrence's Mudd's Angels, John M. Ford's The Fi ...
John Kerry... stitutionally guaranteed rights. In the 2004 presidential election, Senatorwon a substantial majority of the votes in Travis County. Of Austin's six ...
Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr.... Dien Bien Phu") and Marcel Bigeard, the Officer in Command of the 6th BPC.is also an honorary member
Emory Upton... rfield Road with the Chicago Board of Trade Battery in support. He had Gen.'s Division placed across the Range Line Road with Battery I, 4th US Artil ...
Robert GravesIn The Greek Myths (1955),views Oenopion as his perennial Year-King, at the stage where the king pre ...
Rod Stewart... as the Great American Songbook from the series of albums produced by rocker) has undergone something of an off-air revival, with artists such as Stew ...
Lloyd Bentsen... do under federal law, as soon as it convened on January 3, 1961." (In 1988,, the Vice Presidential running mate of Democratic presidential candidate ...
E. Urner GoodmanIn 1915,, a newly hired field executive for the Philadelphia Council, was assigned ...
John J. Pershing... isenhower served with an unprecedented succession of generals – Fox Conner,, Douglas MacArthur and George Marshall. He first became executive officer ...
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 ...
Birch Bayh... e proposal which had been sponsored as Senate Joint Resolution 1 by Senator
Dawid Moryc Apfelbaum... to the leftist leanings of the ŻOB. However many Jews, among many others ,, Henryk Chmielewski, Alicja Gołod-Gołębiowska and Leon Kopelman (members ...
John C. Frémont... en and not a separate river as others believed under the Buenaventura myth.'s 1843 Great Basin expedition proved that no river traversed the Great Ba ...
John Thach... the Grumman F3F and then graduated to the Brewster F2A Buffalo. Lieutenant, then executive officer of VF-3, discovered O'Hare's exceptional flying a ...
John F. Kennedy... crofilm with a half century of state secrets, including who actually killed
Nathan Bedford Forrest... uring a Confederate courier who carried dispatches from Confederate Generaldescribing the strengths and dispositions of his scattered forces, Wilson ...
Lord Great Chamberlain... being elected by the general body of hereditary peers (the other being the)
Ariel Sharon... Tkuma into a single faction – the National Union. Following the election ofin February 2001, Ze'evi joined the coalition and was appointed Tourism Mi ...
Leonard Cohen... ayed the huge Isle of Wight Festival alongside Jimi Hendrix, Joan Baez, and
Harry SecombeMilligan andbecame friends while serving in the Royal Artillery during World War II. F ...
George WashingtonIn 1792 Congress underauthorized construction of the Montauk Lighthouse. It was completed in 179 ...
Meriwether LewisIn 1803, President Thomas Jefferson issued the following instructions to: "The object of your mission is to explore the Missouri river, & such pri ...
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 ...
Enver Hoxha... n actors whose films were allowed in the country during the dictatorship of. In Hoxha's view, proletarian Norman's ultimately victorious struggles ag ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Richard Somers... in the name to Somerstown. In 1808, the name was changed to Somers to honor, a naval captain from New Jersey, who died in combat during the First Bar ...
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 ...
Erwin Rommel... sh. Hitler had to intervene with the sending of the Afrika Korps of General, that was the mainstay in the North African campaign. Continuing indicati ...
Philip SheridanDuring the 1864 Overland Campaign, Union Maj. Gen.'s cavalry launched an offensive to defeat Stuart, who was mortally wounde ...
David Smith... , Parliament had been dissolved by proclamation. Kerr's Official Secretary,came to Parliament House to proclaim the dissolution from the front steps. ...
Des O'Connor... ase from hospital, two weeks after the heart attack, Morecambe learned thathad told his audience in Paignton to pray for Morecambe's recovery as he w ...
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 ...
Alexander Hamilton... resident of the United States under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison; and, first United States Secretary of the Treasury under President Washington
Lord Durham... neau in 1837, and the Upper Canada Rebellion led by William Lyon Mackenzie,was appointed governor general of British North America and had the task o ...
Charles Leclerc... orce to restore French rule to the island, an army and ships led by General. Louverture and Dessalines fought against the invading French forces, wit ...
Joseph Smith, Jr.The exact intended identity of these animals is not known., who translated the Book of Mormon, is not known to have elaborated on th ...
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' ...
Fan Wuji... o present a gift to King Zheng, a map of Dukang and the decapitated head of
John C. Brown... t made the Nashville newspapers' front pages when former Tennessee Governordied of a hemorrhage at one of the hotels. The papers emphasized that due ...
John T. CroxtonOn March 30, 1865, Wilson detached Gen.'s Brigade to destroy all Confederate property at Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Aft ...
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 ...
Duke of Somerset... e was not seen as a cause of inflation (and therefore enclosures) until thewas Protector of Edward VI. Until then enclosures were seen as the cause o ...
John Little McClellan... rs who opposed the plan, Democratic Senators James Eastland of Mississippi,of Arkansas and Sam Ervin of North Carolina along with Republican Senators ...
Harold Wilson... governments, both Labour and Conservative. This included the governments of, Edward Heath, Harold Wilson's second term and James Callaghan. The proje ...
Arthur C. Clarke... n the past and of those more complex Cosmoses He will create in the future.'s 1953 short story "The Nine Billion Names of God" treats non-scientific ...
Augustin de Beaulieu... (275 crew, 106 cannon) and called the "Fleet of Montmorency" under Generalwas sent from Honfleur, with the objective of fighting the Dutch in the Fa ...
George S. Patton... ew expertise in tank warfare was strengthened by a close collaboration withand other senior tank leaders; their leading-edge ideas of speed-oriented ...
Henry Fonda... en the series and the 1968 theatrical release Yours, Mine and Ours starringand Lucille Ball. The original script for The Brady Bunch predated the scr ...
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 ...
WillardHis brother,, would also serve as a Major General. His nephew, Willard, Jr., would als ...
Robert Preston... ette Colbert, Marc Connelly, Glenda Farrell, Nancy Marchand, Barbara Myers,and Charles Ruggles. It was directed by Tom Donovan. The film has come to ...
James StockdaleFuture U.S. Vice Presidential candidateand decorated U.S. Air Force pilot Bud Day were held as prisoners at the H ...
Willard, Jr.His brother, Willard, would also serve as a Major General. His nephew,, would also serve as a Brigadier General
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 ...
Alan Shepard... passenger, and the results from his test flight led directly to the missionmade on May 5, 1961 aboard Freedom 7
Van Morrison... , Muddy Waters, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Paul Butterfield, Ronnie Wood and. However, Scorsese's commitments to other projects delayed the release of ...
Bohdan Stashynsky... the schemes involving poisoning his cigars. In the late 1950s, KGB assassinkilled Ukrainian nationalist leaders Lev Rebet and Stepan Bandera with a s ...
Yigal Allon... y Israeli forces as a sequel to Operation Yoav on November 4, 1948. Generalordered the expulsion of the remaining Arabs but the local commanders did ...
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 ...
Donald CragenFlat Rock is home to Dann Florek, who plays Captainin the television series Law & Order and
Casimir Pulaski... Historic Site. The city is named in honor of Polish Revolutionary War hero
Edward Grey... Persia to German trade and technology. The ministers Alexander Izvolsky andagreed to resolve their long-standing conflicts in Asia in order to make a ...
William J. Brennan, Jr.... iews in order to attract five votes for a majority (unlike the late Justicewho would accept less than he wanted in order to gain a partial victory). ...
Alexander Hamilton... dustrialization combines aspects of Infant Industry protection, promoted byand Friedrich List, and which defined the trade policy of the United State ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Kenny Wheeler... eith Jarrett, Paul Bley, the Pat Metheny Group, Jan Garbarek, Ralph Towner,, John Taylor, John Surman and Eberhard Weber, establishing a new chamber ...
Nansouty... two cuirassier divisions (one commanded by d'Hautpoul and the other one by) into the fray to finish off the Russian cavalry for good. The ensuing me ...
John Farnham... ptain Matchbox Whoopee Band, Carson, Cheetah, Richard Clapton, Cold Chisel,, Healing Force, Lobby Loyde and the Coloured Balls, Hawking Bros, Flake, ...
Thomas Jefferson Rusk... ed by an act of the Texas legislature on April 11, 1846. It was named after, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. By 1850, Rusk reportedl ...
Jim Jeffords... remaining from the previous year's campaign. Later, when Republican Senatorbecame an Independent, throwing control of the Senate to the Democrats, Mc ...
Dick Clement... an uncredited screenwriter on The Rock. LA-based British screenwriting teamand Ian La Frenais were brought in at Connery's request to rewrite his lin ...
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 ...
James LovelockIn 1984,and Michael Allaby published The Greening of Mars. Lovelock's book was one ...
William Tecumseh Sherman... mportance, the necessity to capture it with a Federal force increased. Gen.first made an effort to reach it, but after advancing as far as Meridian, ...
George Armstrong Custer... e Lakota Sioux claimed the land calling it Paha Sapa. In 1874 Major Generalled an expedition into the Black Hills during which gold was discovered in ...
Francis Marion... astillo de San Marcos (British, Fort St. Marks) was renamed Fort Marion for, the "Swamp Fox" of the American Revolution
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 ...
Marcus Aemilius Lepidus... Antony. Octavius (Caesar's adopted son), along with general Mark Antony and, Caesar's best friend, established the Second Triumvirate. Lepidus was fo ...
Ernst Röhm... nt of the Dachau concentration camp, inspector of the camps and murderer of, later became the commander of the 3 SS Totenkopf Division. With the inva ...
Mr. Pattakos... nship was taken away, she said: "I was born a Greek and I will die a Greek.(one of the colonels) was born a fascist and he will die a fascist", a phr ...
Richard Montgomery... nty was changed to Montgomery County. This change was to honor the general,, who had captured several places in Canada and died attempting to capture ...
Philip SheridanFort Sill was established in 1869 by Major Generalwho was leading a campaign in Indian Territory to stop raids into Texas by ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sting... na Simone, Maureen McGovern, John Fahey, The Residents, Kate Bush, Sublime,, and Liquid Tension Experiment
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 ...
Eileen BarkerSociologists includinghave criticized theories of conversion precisely because they function to ...
Ian La Frenais... eenwriter on The Rock. LA-based British screenwriting team Dick Clement andwere brought in at Connery's request to rewrite his lines, but ended up al ...
Philip Pullman... Weeks Later. The docklands also appear in The Ruby in the Smoke, a novel by
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 ...
Michael Palin... nes, Terry Gilliam along with Neil Innes) performing "Sit on My Face". Thencame out as an over the top announcer who eventually states that he only e ...
Peter Sellers... gan." Secombe's answer to that question was "What colour was it?" Spike metafter the war at the Hackney Empire, where Secombe was performing, and the ...
Benjamin Grierson... idian, within of Selma, his forces retreated to the Mississippi River; Gen., with a cavalry force from Memphis, was intercepted and returned; Gen. Ro ...
Hiram Fong... of North Carolina along with Republican Senators Roman Hruska of Nebraska,of Hawaii and Strom Thurmond of South Carolina, all argued that although t ...
Roger Staubach... 35-yard line. Dallas then drove to the 8-yard line, but Cowboys quarterbackwas sacked by Lyle Alzado for a 10-yard loss on third down, forcing them t ...
William McKinley... region. Years of controversy and legal maneuvering ensued before Presidentissued a proclamation on July 4, 1901, that gave the federal government co ...
Moshe Dayan... rea surrounded by barbed wire, which became commonly known as the "ghetto".and Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion were in favor of expulsion, while Mapa ...
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 ...
E. H. Shepard... t to London Zoo during the war. "The pooh" comes from a swan called "Pooh".illustrated the original Pooh books, using his own son's teddy, Growler (" ...
Theodor Eicke... oviding the personnel for manning of the Concentration Camps. Their leader,, who was the commandant of the Dachau concentration camp, inspector of th ...
Kienmayer... t Sokolnitz and persuaded the commanders of the first two columns, Generalsand Langeron, to flee as fast as they could. Buxhowden, the commander of t ...
Harold Macmillan... 1957, a second summit conference was held; this time British Prime Ministerarrived earlier than President Eisenhower, to make it clear that they were ...
Stalin-era... xist tradition—reflected a move away from the intellectual isolation of the. Furthermore, his thought was symptomatic both of Marxism's growing acade ...
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 ...
Robert Haynes... Cs) are added to the atmosphere. Motivated by Lovelock's book, biophysicistworked behind the scenes to promote terraforming, and contributed the word ...
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 ...
Bob Hope... d as film performers), Groucho was scheduled to appear on a radio show with. Annoyed that he was made to wait in the waiting room for 40 minutes, Gro ...
Geoffrey Palmer... hn Taverner and John Rutter, John Venn the inventor of Venn diagrams, actor, Anthony Crosland MP and Labour reformer, and the cabinet minister Charle ...
John Kline... ington is located in Minnesota's 2nd congressional district, represented by, a Republican, scoring 2.8% progressive on a range of issues and 88% cons ...
Ken Dodd... ducer, replaced Hills and Green with Eddie Braben, who had just parted from. With Braben as chief writer, Morecambe and Wise became the most successf ...
Godfrey Hounsfield... d "Algebraic Reconstruction Technique (ART)" which was later adapted by Siras the image reconstruction mechanism in his famous invention, the first c ...
Alastair Sim... st-known play is An Inspector Calls (1945), later made into a film starringreleased in 1954. His plays are more varied in tone than the novels, sever ...
Wang Lin... ian took power as Emperor Wen of Chen. After the fall of Liang, the generalhad established an independent kingdom based in modern day Hunan and Hubei ...
Josiah HarmarIn 1790, the United States sent an expedition under the command of Generalto end the border war. Because the United States had mostly disbanded its ...
Terauchi MasatakeOn October 9, 1916,took over as prime minister from Ōkuma Shigenobu. On November 2, 1917, the ...
Friedrich Heinrich von SeckendorffThe new commander of the Bavarian army,fought Austria by a series of battles in 1743 and 1744. The new alliance w ...
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
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 ...
Joseph Stalin... many's defeat in World War II in 1945, war-torn East Prussia was divided at's insistence between the Soviet Union (the Kaliningrad Oblast in the Russ ...
Julius Caesar... me for the group was subsequently dropped. That island was first invaded byin 55 BC, and the Roman conquest of the island began in AD 43, leading to ...
Carroll Shelby... of the giant poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride and the home of racing legend. Pittsburg is also the birthplace of Cavenders Boot City
G. A. Henty... ed a romantic version of the Wallace legend in The Scottish Chiefs in 1810.wrote a novel in 1885 about this time period titled In Freedom's Cause. He ...
John Peel... was featured on radio programmes including Country Meets Folk in August and's Top Gear. The release of the album meant more live work so McTell's bro ...
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 ...
Slim Dusty... and went on to national stardom as a singing cowboy of radio, TV and film.(1927–2003) was known as the King of Australian Country Music, and helped ...
Ronald N. Bracewell... echanism in his famous invention, the first commercial CT scanner. In 1956,used a method similar to Radon Transform to reconstruct a map of solar rad ...
Gnaeus Servilius Geminus... e new armies against Hannibal under the recently elected consuls of 217 BC,and Gaius Flaminius. The latter had long distrusted his fellow senators an ...
Arthur St. Clair... Blue Jacket defeated another American expedition, this time led by General. It was the worst defeat the Americans would ever suffer at the hands of ...
John Taylor of Caroline... icance of the writings of Jefferson and his followers in the South, such asin the development of agricultural fundamentalism
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 ...
Edward Bruce, 10th Earl of ElginIn 1932 the Bannockburn Preservation Committee, underand Kincardine, presented lands to the National Trust for Scotland. Furthe ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Xenophon... but the point of invention remains in question. The best documented claim () attributes the invention to the Persian King Cyrus the Great (550 BC), w ...
Johnny Carson... ost of The Tonight Show during the six-month interval between Jack Paar and, introduced Carson as the new host. In 1965, a weekly show for British TV ...
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 ...
Peiper... rican prisoners of war were murdered on 17 December 1944 by the Kampfgruppe, part of the 1 SS Leibstandarte
Frank Finlay... ter Cook, John Grillo, Simon Jones, Tom Baker, Jim Broadbent, Hugh Paddick,, Miriam Margolyes, Kenneth Connor, Bill Wallis, Ronald Lacey, Roger Blake ...
Archduke Charles... — Napoleon's first significant tactical defeat. But the Austrian commander,, failed to follow up on his indecisive victory, allowing Napoleon to prep ...
George H. W. BushNotable descendants include Presidents of the United Statesand George W. Bush, the entire Fish and Kean families, First Lady Eleanor ...
Duke of SomersetWilliam Cecil's early career was spent in the service of the(a brother of the late queen, Jane Seymour), who was Lord Protector during ...
Pietro Badoglio... m and arrested by order of King Victor Emmanuel III, that appointed Generalas new Prime Minister. Badoglio stripped away the final elements of Fascis ...
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 ...
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 ...
Kenneth McIntyre... that the islands were charted by Portuguese navigators in the 16th century., for example, claimed that Houtman was in possession of Portuguese maps o ...
Anthony WayneGeneralcommanded a third expedition in the Northwest; his U.S. troops were of sup ...
Rod Stewart... sic charts with two duets in 2005. "I've Got a Crush on You", recorded withfor his album The Great American Songbook, reached number 19 on the Billbo ...
Miriam Margolyes... Grillo, Simon Jones, Tom Baker, Jim Broadbent, Hugh Paddick, Frank Finlay,, Kenneth Connor, Bill Wallis, Ronald Lacey, Roger Blake, Denis Lill, Warr ...
Robert F. KennedyThe FBI, under written directive from Attorney General, began telephone tapping King in the fall of 1963. Concerned that allegat ...
Peter Medawar... tually influential friendships with art historian Ernst Gombrich, biologist, and neuro-scientist John Carew Eccles
Jakob Meckel... the trench warfare of World War I. A German military advisor sent to Japan,, had a tremendous impact on the development of the Japanese military trai ...
Chris Tarrant... ning shows, including Tiswas. Representing Tiswas was Sally James, althoughdid a video link-up for a brief interview of the show. Out of the cult Sat ...
Michelson's... rtz experimented with radio waves in his laboratory. These actions followed1881 experiment (precursor to the 1887 Michelson–Morley experiment), which ...
Lord Mayor of London... cing the law and maintaining order. The creation in 1191 of the position ofremoved many of the Constable's civic powers, and at times led to friction ...
Sir Arthur Wellesley... sence the French situation in Spain deteriorated, and then became dire whenarrived to take charge of British-Portuguese forces
Faramir... ilbo's ring, and it also can be seen in the distance for a few seconds whentakes Frodo, Sam, and Gollum to Osgiliath in ) Jackson's version interpret ...
Bobby Charlton... gentina side 1–0 in the last eight, with Geoff Hurst scoring with a header.scored twice in the semi final against Portugal before a late penalty was ...
J. R. R. TolkienIn the fictional world of's Middle-earth, Dorthonion ("Land of Pines"), later Taur-nu-Fuin, was a h ...
General Vandamme's... k hard once more and bayoneted the Allies out of the heights. To the north,division attacked an area called Staré Vinohrady ("Old Vineyards") and thr ...
Celine Dion... hat. At a presentation in the Toronto Pearson International Airport hangar,helped the newly-solvent airline debut its new image
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 ...
Bobby Kennedy... on with the murders of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Senator, and backed into the shadows, largely to make way for the feminist revolu ...
Cliff Richard... or The Beachcombers, a London cover band notable for renditions of songs by
Hugh Dalton... arpenden and the London School of Economics. His tutors at the LSE includedand Stephen Leacock. Horne was dissatisfied there, and through the generos ...
Strom Thurmond... with Republican Senators Roman Hruska of Nebraska, Hiram Fong of Hawaii andof South Carolina, all argued that although the present system had potenti ...
Pat Robertson... ade a speech in Virginia Beach that criticized Christian leaders, includingand Jerry Falwell, as divisive conservatives, declaring "... we embrace th ...
Ernst Gombrich... opper also had long and mutually influential friendships with art historian, biologist Peter Medawar, and neuro-scientist John Carew Eccles
Winston ChurchillOn the orders of allied leaders Franklin D. Roosevelt,and Dwight D. Eisenhower, records were destroyed and the whole affair was ...
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 ...
Ronnie Barker... by, a suburb of Doncaster in South Yorkshire. The owner, Albert Arkwright (), is a middle-aged miser with a stammer and a knack for being able to sel ...
Julius CaesarWhenadded days to some months, he added them to the end of the month, so as no ...
Bernardo de Galvez... ed the war as an ally of France in 1779. They took the opportunity to order, Governor of Louisiana, on an expedition east to retake Florida and captu ...
Roald Dahl... Jerome K. Jerome who lived at Marlow, T. S. Eliot who also lived at Marlow,who lived at Great Missenden, Enid Blyton who lived in Beaconsfield and Ed ...
Jack Charlton... ce in the semi final against Portugal before a late penalty was conceded byhandling the ball. Banks was finally beaten after 43 minutes when Eusébio ...
Tanaka Giichi... genrō and the House of Peers, and brought into his cabinet as army minister, who had a greater appreciation of favorable civil-military relations tha ...
Lorne Greene... on Larson's original series which starred Richard Hatch, Dirk Benedict and. Bryan Singer was confirmed to direct the feature film though plans made ...
Lenny Henryappeared on the BBC's It Started With Swap Shop programme in 2006 in which ...
Carl IIIThe town of Levanger was founded by, king of Sweden on 18 May 1836, on the site where the village of Levanger ...
Archduke Charles'AfterAustrian army was defeated by Napoleon at the Battle of Wagram, the Armist ...
Jackie Robinson... baseball, a bar that remained until 1947. It is a common misconception thatwas the first African-American major-league ballplayer; he was actually on ...
Gustav KrukenbergOn 25 April, Brigadeführerwas appointed the commander of (Berlin) Defence Sector C which included th ...
Charles Lindbergh... er the City of Tucson acquired land southeast of town for a runway in 1925,, fresh from his nonstop crossing of the Atlantic Ocean, flew his "Spirit ...
Józef Piłsudski... some political leaders of the Polish insurrection movement (in particular,) sent emissaries to Japan to collaborate on sabotage and intelligence gat ...
Drouet's... e Russians had a numerical advantage here but fairly soon the tide swung asDivision, the 2nd of Bernadotte's I Corps, deployed on the flank of the ac ...
David Suchet... rt Finney, Sir Peter Ustinov, Sir Ian Holm, Tony Randall, Alfred Molina and
Sir Arthur Young... ) was also born in Portsmouth, Robert Styles, an FA Premier League Referee., policeman and police reformer was born in the area. Also famous people n ...
Ross Perot... r death) was a perennial "winner". Other Bum Steer "Hall of Famers" include, Tom DeLay, and Jessica Simpson. It releases biennial lists with explanat ...
Marshal Brune... nder had to make peace with Napoleon at Tilsit (7 July 1807). By September,completed the occupation of Swedish Pomerania, allowing the Swedish army, ...
John J. Pershing... s assignments, it received a congratulatory letter for bravery from General. He was promoted to top sergeant and, after the war ended, arrived back i ...
Georgios Hatzianestis... was arrested by the military government. The commander of the army, General, and five senior politicians were executed. Prince Andrew's life was beli ...
Lennox LewisIn May 2005, King was sued by, who wanted $385 million from the promoter, claiming King used threats to ...
Richard Montgomery... York bordering the north bank of the Mohawk River. It was named in honor of, an American Revolutionary War general killed in 1775 at the Battle of Qu ...
Leslie Howard... ed it as an opportunity to show the range of her acting skills. Her costar,, was initially dismissive of her, but as filming progressed his attitude ...
Sting... rth Day's 40th anniversary. The final day's events featured performances by, Mavis Staples, The Roots, John Legend, Jimmy Cliff and others. A day-lon ...
Joachim Ziegler... nce Sector C which included the Nordland Division, whose previous commanderwas relieved of his command the same day. On 27 April, after a spirited bu ...
Ian McEwanExamples of de Clerambault's syndrome (erotomania) in fiction include's novel Enduring Love, which was later turned into a film also called End ...
Cromwell's... sieged for many months, then stormed ('with roaring drummes') and sacked byScots allies, based in pro-Parliament Sunderland. The grateful King bestow ...
Hermann Balck's... SS Panzer Corps (3 SS Totenkopf and 5 SS Wiking) was ordered south to join6th Army (Army Group Balck), which was mustering for a relief effort, code ...
Joseph Brugère... de Paris; and other members of European royalty. Also present were General, representing President Sadi Carnot; the presidents of the Senate and the ...
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 ...
Leslie Howard... oduction's popularity was assisted when a rival staging featuring film staropened shortly afterward and was critically denounced in comparison to Gie ...
Hermann GöringReichsmarschallnever held the Diamonds. He, being one of the first soldiers presented wit ...
Terry Pratchettwhilehas said
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 ...
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 ...
Percy Cox... to include Qatar in an oil concession he was discussing with Ibn Saud. Sir, the British representative, saw through the ploy and drew a line on the ...
Neil Young... of prominent guest performers at a single concert, including Eric Clapton,, Neil Diamond, Ringo Starr, Muddy Waters, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Paul ...
Colin Dexter... libraries consulted by Christine Greenaway (one of Bodley's librarians) in's Inspector Morse novel The Wench is Dead. The denouement of Michael Inne ...
Yoda... t Stuart Freeborn in the creation and articulation of enigmatic Jedi Master. Henson suggested to Star Wars creator George Lucas that he use Frank Oz ...
Benjamin Foulois... aining names of the field's customers, including Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart,, and Jimmy Doolittle. Doolittle, awarded the Medal of Honor for his 1942 ...
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 ...
Terry Pratchett... of his novel Good Omens "is in the works from Terry Jones." with a link to's webpage confirming the news
Jimmy Savile... n residents include Hamish MacInnes, inventor of the McInnes Stretcher, and, TV personality and a former Chieftain of the Lochaber Highland Games
George Washington... land donated by Col. James Bonner, Washington is the first city named after, the first president of the United States
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
Sir Bobby Robson... luding Kevin Keegan (who had also served the club as a player) and the late, who both also managed the England team
Richard BurtonHe was a close friend of actor, whom he met at Oxford University
Ross Perot... ral College landslide, capturing 49.2% of the vote against Dole's 40.7% and's 8.4% who drew equally from both candidates
Van MorrisonPeople! performed about 200 concerts a year, appearing withand Them, The Animals, The Dave Clark Five, Paul Revere & the Raiders, The ...
Helmuth WeidlingOn 2 May hostilities officially ended by order of, Kommandant of the Defense Area Berlin. News of the surrender led some of ...
Thomas E. Trowbridge(1930-2009), a member of both houses of the Wyoming State Legislature (197 ...
John Cale... e first professional line-up of The Velvet Underground, including Lou Reed,, Sterling Morrison and Maureen "Moe" Tucker. For this record Nico was inc ...
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 ...
Putin... ably as a result of social, economic, and lifestyle changes. However, afterbecome a president in 2000 there was significant growth in spending for pu ...
James Callaghan... governments of Harold Wilson, Edward Heath, Harold Wilson's second term and. The project was finally revealed by Margaret Thatcher's then defence min ...
Winston Churchill... cratic dynasties. Among the more famous descendants of the Marlboroughs areand Diana, Princess of Wales
Lannes... Guard and Bernadotte's I Corps were held in reserve while the V Corps underguarded the northern sector of the battlefield, where the new communicatio ...
Alexander Hamilton... the nominal command of William S. Hamilton, a militia colonel and a son of. Hamilton would prove to be an unfortunate choice to lead the force; hist ...
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 ...
Robert Morley... ried Sally Pearson, the daughter of Dame Gladys Cooper and sister-in-law of. This marriage ended in 1986. Robert Hardy has three children
Prince Louis of BattenbergShortly after Philip's birth, his maternal grandfather,, died in London. Louis was a naturalised British citizen and, after long ...
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 ...
William Camden... ring as Moule in Harrison's Description of Britain of 1577. The antiquarianuses the Latinized form Molis in the 1586 edition of Britannia and Michael ...
John McCain... anoi Hilton, as was future Senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee, who spent parts of his five and a half years as a POW there. Air Force c ...
Arthur Conan DoyleA more obvious influence on the early Poirot stories is that of. In An Autobiography Christie admits, "I was still writing in the Sherloc ...
Jools Holland... r, as well as musicians Eric Clapton, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty, Billy Preston,, Albert Lee, Sam Brown, Gary Brooker, Joe Brown, Ray Cooper, Andy Fairwea ...
George Vancouver... in 1790 as the Gran Montaña del Carmelo, "Great Mount Carmel". The explorerrenamed the mountain for 3rd Lieutenant Joseph Baker of HMS Discovery, who ...
Des O'Connor... a television series that year. An estimated 28,385,000 viewers watched it.was frequently the butt of their humour, often because of his allegedly aw ...
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 ...
Douglas G. Hurley... ate Harold Rosen, who invented the geosynchronous communications satellite., NASA astronaut and pilot of mission STS-127, became the first alumnus to ...
George Martin... No Place To Run in January, 1980. Produced by the former Beatles producer,No Place To Run failed to match up to the success of its predecessors, tho ...
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 ...
Isoroku Yamamoto... Oak Leaves; 160 both the Oak Leaves and Swords (including Japanese Admiral(posthumously)); 27 with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds; and one with the ...
Yang Hucheng... il War. In the Xi'an incident (12 December 1936), Zhang and another generalkidnapped Chiang Kai-shek and imprisoned the head of the Kuomintang govern ...
Shigeyoshi Inoue... city available to conduct such an operation. At the same time, Vice Admiral, commander of the IJN's 4th Fleet (also called the South Seas Force) whic ...
Roland Beamont... ore, and the exhaust plume was visible from a long distance. Wing Commanderhad the 20 mm cannon on his Tempest adjusted to converge at ahead. This wa ...
George Washington... the seventh year of the war, Continental Army troops, commanded by General, were encamped in Dobbs Ferry and neighboring localities, alongside allie ...
John McCain... followed in regards to all enemy combatants. Prominent Republicans such as, Mike Huckabee, and Ron Paul strongly oppose the use of enhanced interrog ...
Joseph Heller... of a book becomes the neologism, for instance, Catch-22 (from the title of's novel). Alternatively, the author's name may become the neologism, alth ...
Carl von Clausewitz... Under Conner's tutelage, he studied military history and theory (including's On War), and later cited Conner's enormous influence on his military th ...
Dwight D. Eisenhower... s once bestowed in special circumstances, as with Franklin D. Roosevelt and, but this practice was officially discontinued in 1953
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. ...
Midge Ure... aid of Steve New. He was joined on stage by original members Rusty Egan and, as well as Mick Jones of The Clash and Gary Kemp from Spandau Ballet. Ne ...
Joseph Bell... in, and his anonymous narrator, and basing his character Sherlock Holmes on, who in his use of "" prefigured Poirot's reliance on his "little grey ce ...
Joseph McCarthy... mmittee of the Senate of the United States. A young Senator from Wisconsin,(who was Irish-American but, represented a heavily German-American ethnic ...
Julius Caesar... nerary of Antoninus, the description of the road system, after the death ofand during Augustus tenure, is as follows
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 ...
Margaret Lockwood... ol of Dance, she was spotted by the director Val Guest, who cast her in thevehicle Give Us the Moon. Small roles in several other films followed incl ...
Ronald ReaganWhenwas elected President in November 1980, Scalia hoped for a major position ...
Robert G. Ingersoll, political leader and orator, born in Dresden
Wojciech Jaruzelski... embly, with the support of a number of Solidarity deputies, elected Generalto that office. However, two attempts by the communists to form government ...
Agesilaus... 15,000 Molossians, and Alcetas regained his throne. Sparta intervened under, however, and with aid from Thessaly, Macedonia, and the Molossians thems ...
Stonewall Jackson... y. Resigning when his home state of Virginia seceded, he served first underin the Shenandoah Valley, but then in increasingly important cavalry comma ...
Richard St. Barbe Baker... cause, prior to World War II he supported the work of restoration-foresterto reforest Palestine, introducing St. Barbe Baker to religious leaders fr ...
Dr. Lemuel Gulliver... hard Sharpe, an officer in the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars; and, the title character of Johnathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels who, in the ...
Jimmy Doolittle... eld's customers, including Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, Benjamin Foulois, and. Doolittle, awarded the Medal of Honor for his 1942 Tokyo raid, was the f ...
Marcus Furius Camillus... d was added in the following century, possibly by the soldier and statesman. A long held tradition of speaking from the elevated speakers' Rostra—ori ...
Gustav Krukenberg... dammer Bridge area. What was left of the 11 SS Nordland under Brigadeführerfought hard in that area but Soviet artillery and anti-tank guns dispatche ...
Henry III of France... er was the first Bourbon King of France, having succeeded his ninth cousin,(1574–1589), in application of Salic law. Louis XIII's paternal grandparen ...
Eric Clapton... ensive lineups of prominent guest performers at a single concert, including, Neil Young, Neil Diamond, Ringo Starr, Muddy Waters, Joni Mitchell, Bob ...
Aaron Burr... sts who took advantage of Suffern's hospitality included Lieutenant Colonel, who later became the third Vice President of the United States; General ...
John Thach... tigate the contact. These two planes, under command of Lieutenant Commandershot down a four-engined Kawanishi H6K4 Type 97 ("Mavis") flying boat abou ...
Jimmy Choo... nternational fashion houses, including those of London-based shoe designersand Manolo Blahnik, and two Prada stores. The district also has banks that ...
Vladimir Putin... ly before his death he issued a statement accusing then-President of Russiaof involvement in his assassination. President Putin denies he had any par ...
James Bryce... n T. Wegner, Hedvig Büll, Henry Morgenthau, Franz Werfel, Johannes Lepsius,, Anatole France, Giacomo Gorrini, Benedict XV, Fritjof Nansen, Fayez el H ...
Henry Fonda... l like to refilm a scene from The Letter to which Davis nodded. Jane Fonda,, Natalie Wood and Olivia de Havilland were among the actors who paid trib ...
Barry Cryer... BBC (signing an exclusive contract with the corporation shortly thereafter);and John Junkin were brought in to contribute to the early Thames shows ( ...
Dennis Gabor... thought, starting with Haar's work in the early 20th century. Later work byyielded Gabor atoms (1946), which are constructed similarly to wavelets, a ...
Robert Ingersoll... els and Spence, who named the community Ingersoll, in honor of the agnostic. A post office was established in 1881, and by 1884 the town had an estim ...
William III of England... r fish." This land was located in the eastern segment of an tract that Kinggranted to Stephanus Van Cortlandt of New York City in 1697. The part of V ...
John Julius Norwich... ad a daughter, Allegra Huston, as the result of an extramarital affair with; Huston treated the girl as one of his own children following Soma's deat ...
Master of the Rolls... Herbert Cozens-Hardy, the Liberal MP for North Norfolk who became both theand on 1 July 1914
General Langeron... lleurs, French skirmishers. Initial Allied assaults proved unsuccessful andordered the bombardment of the village. This deadly barrage forced the Fre ...
Mark W. Clark... m admitting to participating in germ warfare, United Nations commander Gen.denounced said: "Whether these statements ever passed the lips of these un ...
Indiana Jones... e Township High). Actor Harrison Ford known as playing the lead role in themovies, went to Maine East, and has been credited as being the radio stati ...
Henry Moseley... implies that it must be placed before the reactive alkali metal potassium.later solved this problem by showing that the periodic table is actually a ...
Hugh Talbot BurgoyneOne of her commanding officers was Captain, VC who was later appointed the commanding officer of
George Marshall... uccession of generals – Fox Conner, John J. Pershing, Douglas MacArthur and. He first became executive officer to General Conner in the Panama Canal ...
William Moultrie... he Cherokee War and remained loyal to the British Crown. Moultrie's brotherof whom Fort Moultrie in South Carolina is named was a general in the Cont ...
Brian Mulroney... te may delay or impede legislation put forward by the Cabinet, such as when's bill creating the Goods and Services Tax (GST) came before the upper ch ...
Martin Jarvis... lay was adapted from Fleming's novel by Archie Scottney and was directed by
Kenny Wheeler... ther like-minded musicians, such as saxophonist Evan Parker, trumpet playerand double bass player Dave Holland. These players often collaborated unde ...
Maurice Wilkins... of King's College London, given to them by Gosling and Franklin's colleague), Watson and Crick together developed a model for a helical structure of ...
Bob Hoover... Airmail. They also gave tributes to retired test pilot and air show great,and recently retired aerospace engineer, Burt Rutan during the week. It ma ...
Bill OddieGarden, along with Tim Brooke-Taylor and, became a co-writer and performer in the comedy series The Goodies (1970– ...
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 ...
James Cook... by execution dock was run by Samuel Batts. His daughter, Elizabeth, marriedin 1762 at Barking, after the Royal Navy captain had stayed at the Inn. Th ...
Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union... sov was made Commander-in-Chief of the Naval Forces. His rank was raised toand he was awarded the Marshal's Star
Tadeusz Kościuszko... at on his way to Philadelphia to meet Washington, Little Turtle met General, who presented him with a matching pair of pistols along with instruction ...
Lord Mayor of London... fe, Margaret Bowett, and widow, firstly of Nicholas Wyfold (1420–1456), theand, secondly, of Sir John Norreys (1400–1466), Keeper of the Wardrobe. Th ...
Winfield Scott... medal for individual valor was proposed by Iowa Senator James W. Grimes to, the Commanding General of the United States Army. Scott did not approve ...
Peter Dickinson... r consideration. The first author to be awarded a second Carnegie Medal wasin 1981
Ian FlemingGoldfinger is the seventh novel in's James Bond series, first published in the UK by Jonathan Cape on 23 Mar ...
Vernon Sturdee... s accepted by Brigadier J. R. Stevenson, who represented Lieutenant General, the commander of the First Australian Army, on board the warship HMAS Di ...
Stepan Makarov... r-hour crossing to link the two railheads. The Russian admiral and explorer(1849–1904) designed Baikal and Angara but they were built in Newcastle-up ...
James Oglethorpe... ah in the Georgia Colony in British America at the request of the governor,. Charles was appointed Secretary of Indian Affairs and while John remaine ...
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 ...
Andrew JacksonThe situation was complicated by the American spoils system. Afterassumed the U.S. presidency in March 1829, many competent Indian agents we ...
Philip Pullman... nning book of all time. The poll was launched on 20 April, and the winner -'s Northern Lights - was announced on 21 June at the British Library
Elton John... he MCA label. The first MCA Records release in the US was former Uni artist's Crocodile Rock in 1972. In 1973, the final Decca pop label release was ...
KennedyBy targeting federal resources to specific geographic areas theadministration realized that political favors could be bought. This is als ...
Chancellor of the Exchequer... form its Importance and Practicability". He submitted a copy of this to the, Thomas Spring-Rice, on 4 January 1837. This first edition was marked "pr ...
Bob Hope... th regular appearances on coast-to-coast broadcasts starring Jimmy Durante,and
Jon Burge... quarters on the South Side for interrogation under Chicago Police Detective. Dr. John Raba, Medial Director of Cermak Health Services, the prison hos ...
Patrick Troughton... ered, but declined, the lead role in Doctor Who, following the departure offrom the part. He later told many people (including Doctor Who companion E ...
Joseph Stalin... for Internal Affairs along with Vasili Averin. He was well known for aidingin the Military Council (led by Leon Trotsky), having become closely assoc ...
Józef Piłsudski... f other contemporary socialists and communists, from Lenin (a communist) to(a socialist), were more sympathetic to national self-determination)
Malcolm Bradbury... campus novels, setting a precedent for later generations of writers such as, David Lodge, Tom Sharpe and Howard Jacobson. As a poet, Amis was associa ...
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 ...
Samuel A'Court AsheFurthermore,was convinced that the colonists had relocated westward to the banks of th ...
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.... series postage stamp issued by the United States Postal Service. Along withhe was one of only two Associate Justices to do so until the later inclusi ...
Strom Thurmond... look into gold-backed currency. After the presidential election, Helms andsponsored a Senate amendment to a Department of Justice appropriations bil ...
Heinrich Himmler... many leading Nazis, including Hitler himself, Schutzstaffel or "SS" leaderand Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels. When Smith refused to include Naz ...
Douglas Bader... was born into a wealthy family in the area. The British World War II flierwas born in St. John's Wood
General Eisenhower... the U.S. Army Signal Corps and headed a film unit from 1943 to 1946, under. His unit shot footage documenting D-Day—including the only Allied Europe ...
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Prince William... from William Congreve and John Arbuthnot. In 1727 he wrote for six year old, later the Duke of Cumberland, Fifty-one Fables in Verse, for which he na ...
Ranger of Windsor Great Park... ough her Wimbledon estate, which resulted in the loss of her £500 income as. Sarah was also rude to King George II–making it clear that he was "too m ...
Garland T. Byrd... as born in Reynolds on July 29, 1890. Former Lieutenant Governor of Georgiawas also a Reynolds native and is interred there at Hillcrest Cemetery
Francisco Franco... Spanish Civil War between the socialist Republicans and nationalists led by, Italy sent arms and over 60,000 troops to aid the nationalist faction. T ...
James Monroe... tter in this category in competition between multiple candidates (incumbentwas the only candidate in 1820 and thus took every vote). The Republicans ...
Franz Ferdinand... rife increased during the decades until 1914. The assassination of Archduke, who was the presumed heir of Franz Joseph as Emperor, in Sarajevo by a S ...
Isoroku YamamotoAdmiral, commander of Japan's Combined Fleet, was concurrently planning an operat ...
Duke of Wellington... e Nations at Leipzig in 1813 and at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 with the
A. E. W. MasonPoirot also bears a striking resemblance to's fictional detective—Inspector Hanaud of the French Sûreté—who, first ap ...
E. Urner Goodman... score of official BSA OA publications. It was written in 1921 by OA founderto the Russian hymn tune God Save the Tsar!, composed by Alexei Lvov in th ...
Marshal Ney... s. Wellington's pursuit was frustrated by a series of reverses inflicted byin a much-lauded rear guard campaign
John McAllister Schofield... as Wahiawā Reservoir). Schofield Barracks is named after Lieutenant General, Commanding General United States Army August 1888 to September 1895. He ...
Ian McKellen... tic Arts" presented by the US-based Shakespeare Guild. Past winners include, Kenneth Branagh, Glen Joseph, Kevin Kline and Judi Denc
Bagration... . The Russian Imperial Guard was held in reserve while Russian troops underguarded the Allied right. Furthermore, the Russian Tsar rudely stripped th ...
Jan Smuts... interpretation alone. Another scientist who held a similar view to this waswho took a holistic approach to science and offered a compromise between m ...
Josef Mengele... er to follow the Führerprinzip (the 'leader principle' or superior orders)., disguised as a member of the regular German infantry, was captured and r ...
Nevil Shute... he movie was adapted by Nunnally Johnson from the novel of the same name by. It was directed by Irving Pichel
Van Morrison... wn features in the song Snow in San Anselmo by Irish born singer/songwriter, about an unusual bout of winter weather that occurred when he was living ...
Julius CaesarIn the 50s BC, Aquitania was conquered by lieutenants ofand became part of the Roman Empire
Bill Oddie... d performer in the comedy series Broaden Your Mind with Tim Brooke-Taylor (joined the series for the second season)
Julius CaesarOver time the Comitium was lost to the ever-growing Curia and to's rearrangements before his assassination in 44 BC. That year two supreme ...
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 ...
Jean Ribault... he French exploration of the area began in 1562, under the Huguenot captain. Ribault explored the St. Johns River to the north of St. Augustine befor ...
Graham NashThis 'prototype' version of Jefferson Starship included David Crosby andand Grateful Dead members Jerry Garcia, Bill Kreutzmann, and Mickey Hart, ...
Emperor Wen of Sui... ror Jing of Northern Zhou and established the Sui Dynasty, crowning himself. He proceeded to invade the south to reunify China. Emperor Xuan had just ...
Benjamin Harrison... ere U.S. Presidents Ulysses S. Grant, James Garfield, Grover Cleveland, andhave all attended services. Because of this, it is now called the "Church ...
William Henry Harrison... 1809, Little Turtle suffered a break with other Miami leaders when Governorcame to Fort Wayne to renegotiate treaty terms. Little Turtle admitted Pot ...
Witold Pilecki... h resistance under Nazi rule organizations in Poland. One member of the AK,, was the only person to volunteer for imprisonment in Auschwitz. The info ...
Enver Hoxha... Albania, where his films were the only ones by Western actors permitted byto be shown. Charlie Chaplin once referred to Wisdom as his "favourite clo ...
Syphax... stern Numidia diriged by Syphax. It is Massinissa who historically won overand unified Numidia into one kingdom. The kingdom began as a sovereign sta ...
Jonathan Miller... detailed in his 2010 autobiography, "Life". The director, wit and physicianwas born into a wealthy family in the area. The British World War II flier ...
Lord Chamberlain... te Secretary to the Sovereign is always appointed to the Council, as is the, the Speaker of the House of Commons, and the Lord Speaker
John F. Kennedy... television career that spanned half a century. Robertson portrayed a youngin the 1963 film PT 109, and won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Actor for ...
Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union... of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR reinstate Kuznetsov to his former rank of. Kuznetzov is now recognized as one of the most prominent men in the hist ...
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 ...
Birch E. Bayh II... aides, were killed. Kennedy was pulled from the wreckage by fellow Senatorand spent months in a hospital recovering from a severe back injury, a pun ...
Jack Lemmon... e cast of the NBC miniseries The Murder of Mary Phagan (NBC, 1988) starringand Kevin Spacey and portrayed the daughter of a presidential candidate (M ...
Peter Maxwell Davies... lso composed by Mark Alburger, Erik Bergman, Carlos Chávez, Osvald Chlubna,, Norman Dello Joio, Lukas Foss, Roy Harris, Arthur Honegger, Alan Hovhane ...
Jane Jacobs... ionals" as a full style of capital of its own. Some ethicists, most clearly, see this as simple corruption. Nonetheless, corruption clearly has a cas ...
Christian J. Lambertsen... reating oxygen as if it were as narcotic as nitrogen, following research byet al. in 1977 and 1978
Scott Brown... sland. Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins, both of Maine, and Senatorof Massachusetts are notable moderate Republicans from New England. From 1 ...
Burgess Meredith... he title character, with Carl Weathers as former boxing rival Apollo Creed,as Rocky's trainer Mickey, and Talia Shire as Rocky's wife, Adrian
George Washington... arding acts of individual gallantry by American soldiers was established byon August 7, 1782, when he created the Badge of Military Merit, designed t ...
Churchill... ght through 1940 and again in 1941, drew peak audiences of 16 million; onlywas more popular with listeners. But his talks were cancelled. It was thou ...
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 ...
Ronald ReaganIn 1938, Wyman co-starred within Brother Rat (1938), and its sequel Brother Rat and a Baby (1940). They ...
Claude Cheysson... on building. Delors was chosen following a Franco-British disagreement over, Santer was a compromise after Britain vetoes Jean-Luc Dehaene and Prodi ...
Jimmy Carter... gate scandal. It favored the relatively unknown former governor of Georgia,, the Democratic candidate against the incumbent President Gerald Ford, th ...
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 ...
Charles H. Percy... t Helms in charge of the Foreign Relations Committee instead of the liberal, he instead became chairman of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Fore ...
Clark GableSaratoga Springs has graced the silver screen since the days ofand Edward G. Robinson. The following is a list of movies filmed in and ar ...
Anthony Wayne... In 1836 the name of the settlement was changed to Wayne in honor of General. In 1869 Wayne was incorporated as a village. Its population and industri ...
E. Urner Goodman... 74 the Lodge hosted the W3B Conclave at Sky Tavern. In 1982 it received theAward for the second time, a feat considered quite rare. In 1986 Tannu Lod ...
Jim Davidson... day morning show in London called Saturday Scene, produced by LWT. Comedianwas intended to be a regular presenter, but left after only a few editions ...
David LeanIn Which We Serve is a 1942 British patriotic war film directed byand Noël Coward, and inspired by the sinking of Kelly, under Mountbatten's ...
Gerald Ford... gia, Jimmy Carter, the Democratic candidate against the incumbent President, the Republican candidate. Ford was saddled with a slow economy and paid ...
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 ...
Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-ZerbstCatherine's fatherbelonged to the ruling family of Anhalt, but held the rank of a Prussian g ...
Frederick AshtonPavlova inspired the choreographerwhen as a boy of 13 he saw her dance in in the Municipal Theater in Lima, ...
Charles Bendire... tors would go to extreme lengths to obtain eggs of rare birds. For example,was willing to have his teeth broken to remove a rare egg that became stuc ...
Joss Ackland... 02 and again in 2008 on BBC Radio 4. In it the older Flashman was played byand the young Flashman was played by Rhys Meredith. This was followed by a ...
Mustafa Kemal... th of The First World War Greece fought against Turkish nationalists led by, a war which resulted in a massive population exchange between the two co ...
Oliver Cromwell... rmy detachment, was a decisive victory for the Parliamentarians and allowedto conquer Wales. It is the last major battle to occur in Wales, with abou ...
Pyotr Grigorenko... family of Russian ethnicity. However, according to the Soviet Major GeneralVoroshilov himself was pointing out to his Ukrainian heritage and previous ...
Robert Plant... 1967. Miller-Stevenson's "8:05" became a country rock standard (covered by, , and others)
Bob Dole... s a potential presidential candidate for the Republican party in 2008, like, a previous holder of the Senate Majority Leader position. On November 28 ...
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 ...
John Taylor of Caroline... ranklin, Thomas Jefferson, J. Hector St. John de Crèvecœur (1735–1813), and(1753–1824) in the early national period. In the mid-19th century importan ...
Richard Nixon... States presidential election of 1976 followed the resignation of Presidentin the wake of the Watergate scandal. It favored the relatively unknown fo ...
George VancouverAmerican captain Robert Gray and British captain, who explored the river in 1792, proved that it was possible to cross the ...
Samuel Argall... recruited and equipped those men at his own expense. Leaving his deputy Sir(circa 1580 – circa 1626) in charge, Lord De La Warr returned to England a ...
Rudolf Hess... the Tower was once again used to hold prisoners of war. One such person was, Adolf Hitler's deputy, albeit just for four days in 1941. He was the las ...
Quintus LabienusAfter Julius Caesar was murdered in 44 BCE,, a Roman republican general and ambassador to the Parthians, sided with B ...
Hernán Cortés... iscovered by Europeans. The first states that two years after the Conquest,sent explorers west to find gold. The explorers had subdued this area afte ...
Albert R. BehnkeIn 1939,and O. D. Yarborough demonstrated that gases other than nitrogen also coul ...
Philip St. George Cooke... ghter of the commander of the 2nd U.S. Dragoon Regiment, Lieutenant Colonel. Burke Davis described Flora as "an accomplished horsewoman, and though n ...
Olivia Newton-John... anwhile, a score of Australian expatriate solo performers like Helen Reddy,and Peter Allen became major stars in the USA and internationally. Icehous ...
Crawley Films... eace and fighting crime. Filmed in black and white, in and around Ottawa by, the series was co-produced with the BBC and the Australian Broadcasting ...
Winston Churchill... y the first eyewitness accounts of the Holocaust to the mostly disbelievingand Franklin D. Roosevelt. Before leaving, Karski was visited by two leade ...
J. R. R. TolkienTreebeard (Sindarin: Fangorn) is a fictional character from's Middle-earth fantasy writings. The eldest of the species of Ents, he is ...
Michael Palin... former in the comedy series Twice a Fortnight with Bill Oddie, Terry Jones,and Jonathan Lynn
Alexander Haig... Red" China), and active defense of human rights. These nominations included, Chester Crocker, John Louis, and Lawrence Eagleburger, all of whom were ...
Malcolm WilliamsonOn hearing of Mountbatten's death the then Master of the Queen's Music,, was moved to write the Lament in Memory of Lord Mountbatten of Burma for ...
Cliff Richard... He played French entertainer and mime artist The Great Orlando in the 1963film Summer Holiday. He acted again with former Oliver! co-star Jack Wild ...
Queen Anne... seven inches in diameter, i.e. . It had been redefined during the reign of, in 1706, as 231 cubic inches exactly , which is the result of the earlie ...
Ray Davies... , Sarah Blackwood, Sir Jacob Bronowski, Craig Charles, Sir Clifford Curzon,, Noel Fielding, Roger Fry, Kate Garraway, Stephen Gately, Stella Gibbons, ...
Alexander Hamilton... nd it was used to toast the Declaration of Independence. George Washington,, Benjamin Franklin and John Adams are also said to have appreciated the q ...
Emperor Wu of Liu Song... Jin in 420 AD, ending the Eastern Jin dynasty. Even after crowning himself, he remained diligently frugal. However, he did not care for education an ...
Arleigh Burke... hat the United Kingdom might use Polaris. In 1957 Chief of Naval Operationsand First Sea Lord Louis Mountbatten began corresponding on the project. A ...
Barry Letts... on the role of the Doctor from Jon Pertwee. He was recommended to producerby the BBC's Head of Serials, Bill Slater, who had directed Baker in Play ...
Sheila ForbesThe current Principal is, CBE, a graduate of the college, who took up the post in 2007
Ulysses S. Grant... hurches in Oakland is St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, where U.S. Presidents, James Garfield, Grover Cleveland, and Benjamin Harrison have all attende ...
Neil PeartMany rock drummers have cited Moon as an influence, includingand Dave Grohl The Jam paid tribute to Moon on the second single from thei ...
Jon PertweeIn 1974, Baker took on the role of the Doctor from. He was recommended to producer Barry Letts by the BBC's Head of Serials, ...
Sergeant RenfrewCanadians also poke fun at the RCMP withand his faithful dog Cuddles in various sketches produced by the Royal Can ...
William Clark... ith the Missouri. However, when the American explorers Meriwether Lewis andcharted the vast, unmapped lands of the American West in their overland ex ...
Anthony Hopkins... r; it was adapted as a film by the same name, released in 2003 and starring, Nicole Kidman, and Gary Sinise
Michael Collins... country and the last resting place, among a host of historical figures, of, Eamon DeValera, Charles Stewart Parnell and also Arthur Griffith. This g ...
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 ...
Zachary Taylor... arrow victory. He was the first president elected from the Deep South sincein 1848
Pedro Menéndez de Avilés... ty, Florida, United States. Founded in 1565 by Spanish explorer and admiral, it is the oldest continuously occupied European-established city and por ...
George MacDonald Fraser... to take on the role of Harry Flashman in a film adaptation of the books by
Lord Nelson... his fleet in the Battle of Trafalgar on 21 October (the British commander,, died in the battle). Napoleon would never again have the opportunity to ...
Stephen Decatur... ounty of the state of Alabama, United States. It was named is for Commodoreof the United States Navy. Its county seat was Woodville
Arthur St. Clair... county seat is Osceola. The county was organized in 1841 and named for Gen., governor of the Northwest Territory. St. Clair was also the 9th Presiden ...
Gottlob BergerIn August 1940,approached Himmler with a plan to recruit volunteers in the conquered terr ...
John McCain... or his resignation. Both parties' presidential candidates, Barack Obama and, were quick to call for Stevens to stand down. Obama said that Stevens ne ...
First Sea Lord... gdom might use Polaris. In 1957 Chief of Naval Operations Arleigh Burke andLouis Mountbatten began corresponding on the project. After the cancellati ...
Herman Willem Daendels... ench conscripts with little proper leadership. The previous Dutch governor,, had built a well-defended fortification at Meester Cornelis (now Jatineg ...
King Constantine I... its territory and population. In the following years, the struggle betweenand charismatic Prime Minister Eleftherios Venizelos over the country's fo ...
Franz Joseph I of Austria... of his Catholic Austrian relatives, particularly that of his uncle, Emperor
Nevil Shute... former, who appeared on Britain's Got Talent in 2007 came from Portchester,, also known as Nevil Shute Norway, novelist and aeronautical engineer and ...
Oliver Cromwell... ution, but word is brought that, although the Royalists have been defeated,has pardoned all prisoners. The lovers are finally united for good
George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven... l, living with his maternal grandmother at Kensington Palace and his uncle,, at Lynden Manor in Bray, Berkshire. In the next three years, his four si ...
Rod Stewart... Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and plays host to acts like Dave Matthews Band,and the Eagles
Gao Jiong... eat the Chen dynasty, Emperor Wen of Sui took the suggestion of his generaland waited until the South were harvesting their crops to entirely burn th ...
Rick Stein... coastline with few easily navigable harbours. The influence of restaurateurcan be seen in the port, and tourists travel from long distances to eat at ...
Turan-Shah... id dynasty founded and brought to peak by Ali al-Sulayhi between 1047-1063.annexed Yemen to the Ayyubid Empire of Saladin in 1173. The Rasulid dynast ...
J. W. Dunne's... plays are more varied in tone than the novels, several being influenced bytheory of time, which plays a part in the plots of Dangerous Corner (1932) ...
Jeff Cooper... he Scout Rifle is a class of general-purpose rifles defined and promoted byin the early 1980s
Alexander the Great... in pike square formations. A similar weapon, the sarissa, was also used by's Macedonian phalanx infantry to great effect
Ian Standish Monteith HamiltonIn 1904–1905,was the military attaché of the British Indian Army serving with the Japan ...
Jeremiah Denton... nd that the worst that especially resistant prisoners such as Stockdale andencountered was being confined to small cells. Tran Trong Duyet, a jailer ...
Rafael del Riego... of the typical dance "The dance of majordomos" from Benasque was enjoyed bywhen he was in Benasque so he ordered to copy it and as a result the "himn ...
Michael J. Fox... ar (1924). More recently, the 1987 movie The Secret of My Success (starring) was filmed in Lasdon Park and Muscoot Farm. Muscoot Farm was also used a ...
Ron Ben-Yishai... Marranos of Portugal" the Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA) sent reporterto carry out interviews with families about their religious practice. Afte ...
Richard Whitehead Young... right activist Susa Young Gates, NFL Hall of Fame athlete Steve Young, and, U.S. Army Brigadier General and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Cour ...
Bill Oddie... den was co-writer and performer in the comedy series Twice a Fortnight with, Terry Jones, Michael Palin and Jonathan Lynn
John Marshall... d while a Massachusetts delegate to the Continental Congress. Chief Justicewas also known to appreciate Madeira, as well as his cohorts on the U.S. S ...
Wilhelm Koppe... lice in the General Government. Krüger himself was ultimately replaced with
Saladin... ulayhi between 1047-1063. Turan-Shah annexed Yemen to the Ayyubid Empire ofin 1173. The Rasulid dynasty ruled Yemen, with Zabid as its capital, from ...
Robert F. Kennedy... , Kentucky, Kansas City, and dozens of other cities. Presidential candidatewas on his way to Indianapolis for a campaign rally when he was informed o ...
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 ...
Robert F. KennedyAn admirer of Martin Luther King, Jr., she campaigned forand Hubert Humphrey in the 1968 U.S. elections. She studied political scie ...
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 ...
John Rutter... ly to music, such as Pie Iesu in the settings of Dvořák, Fauré, Duruflé and
Hans Wiegel... ction polls showed losses for the VVD; the former VVD deputy Prime Ministerblamed a poor VVD campaign for this, caused by the heavily contested VVD l ...
Julius Caesar... , and the organization and histories of other nations, while statesmen like, Cicero and others provided us with examples of the politics of the repub ...
Jay Van Andel... in the health, beauty, and home care markets. Amway was founded in 1959 byand Richard DeVos. Based in Ada, Michigan, the company and family of compa ...
Rollo Gillespie... Admiral Robert Stopford, General Frederick Augustus Wetherall, and Colonel, who led a well-organized army against an army of mostly French conscript ...
Roger Moore... ur Eyes Only, where Kristatos (Julian Glover) attempted to eliminate Bond () and Melina Havelock (Carole Bouquet) by tying them to his boat and dragg ...
Ivan Paskevich... d Russian-Persian war, Yerevan was captured by Russian troops under generalon 1 October 1827. It was formally ceded by the Persians in 1828, followin ...
Aaron Burr... epublican Party again nominated Jefferson for President, and also nominatedfor Vice President. After the election, Jefferson and Burr both obtained a ...
Fitzhugh Lee... h the Lee family, seeing them socially on frequent occasions. Lee's nephew,, also arrived at the academy in 1852. In Stuart's final year, in addition ...
David Shepherd... of the trust joining existing high profile personalities, Joanna Lumley and
Joseph McCarthyOn the domestic front, he covertly opposedbut contributed to the end of McCarthyism by openly invoking the modern ex ...
Bob Dole... list of possible vice-presidential picks, this time for Republican nominee. The following year, Time magazine named McCain as one of the "25 Most In ...
Winston Churchill... h parties, the guests at which included Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks,and a young John F. Kennedy. Upon visiting St. Donat's, George Bernard Sha ...
Bill Withers... n Wandering Spirit, only having Lenny Kravitz as a vocalist on his cover of' "Use Me" and bassist Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers on three tracks
Robert PearyOn September 30, 1897 Lieutenantbrought six Inuit people from Greenland to the American Museum of Natural ...
Syphax... king Gala were allied with Carthage, while the western Masaesyli under kingwere allied with Rome. However in 206 BC, the new king of the eastern Mass ...
William IIIHenley suffered from both parties in the Civil War.on his march to London in 1688 rested here, at the nearby recently rebuilt ...
Charles George GordonAfter time spent in Palestine in 1882–83, Generalfound a location outside the old city walls that he suggested to have been ...
Barry Humphries... ws filmmakers including Quentin Tarantino, Dennis Hopper, George Miller and
Stalin... r Pitkin" after the character from his films. In 1995, he visited the post-ist country where, to his surprise, he was greeted by many appreciative fa ...
Meriwether Lewis... zed in 1833 and named for explorer and governor of the Louisiana Territory,
Sir Thomas Graham... d a column against the French centre, while other columns were commanded byand Rowland Hill and looped around the French right and left (this battle ...
Thucydides... nals, iii. 30); and Quintilian does not hesitate to put him on a level with
Anthony Eden... our). It had previously been a Conservative safe seat, including as its MP,a former British prime minister. At the 2005 general election, James Plask ...
Astronomer Royal... Moore, along with Dr. Chris Lintott, Jon Culshaw, Prof. Brian Cox, and theMartin Rees who on leaving the panel told Brian May, who was joining it, " ...
Arthur WellesleyAfter Light's demise, Lieutenant-Colonelarrived in Penang to co-ordinate the defences of the island. In 1800, Lieu ...
Stephen Decatur, Jr.... ity located in Wise County, Texas, United States. This city was named afterThe population was 5,201 at the 2000 census. A July 1, 2008 U.S. Census Bu ...
Alexander Hamilton... lectoral victory on the 36th ballot, but only after Federalist Party leader—who disfavored Burr's personal character more than Jefferson's policies—h ...
Carter administration... es had long been opposed to the socialist FSLN and after the revolution themoved quickly to support the Somocistas with financial and material aid. W ...
Anakin... proof" domed buildings. It is home to a podracing track and was the home ofand Shmi Skywalker in . There was a large slave quarter within the rugged ...
Ernest King... Allied bases in Samoa and at Suva. Nimitz, after consultation with Admiral, Commander in Chief of the United States Fleet, decided to contest the Ja ...
Benito Mussolini... ercion by the paramilitary Blackshirts under the regime of Italian dictator. Dissidents and regime opponents were forced to ingest the oil in large a ...
Heinz Guderian... 24 May. Becoming part of the XIX Panzer Corps under the command of General, they took up a position 15 miles south west of Dunkirk along the line of ...
Arthur Conan Doyle... e first Scottish scientific surgeon. His great grandson was Joseph Bell whohas credited Sherlock Holmes as being loosely based on from Bell's observa ...
Rowland Hill... French centre, while other columns were commanded by Sir Thomas Graham andand looped around the French right and left (this battle became the subjec ...
Frederick Augustus Wetherall... ndonesia. The war was swiftly conducted by Admiral Robert Stopford, General, and Colonel Rollo Gillespie, who led a well-organized army against an ar ...
Alexander Hamilton... ng for someone besides Adams (a carefully organized scheme originating with) less out of opposition to him than to prevent Adams from matching Washin ...
Jeffrey Simpson... cretion. At the end of the 20th century and into the 21st, analysts such as, Donald Savoie, and John Gomery argued that both parliament and the Cabin ...
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 ...
Charles Lindbergh... Lindbergh, the young, golden-haired son of the pioneering American aviatorand his wife Anne Morrow, who lived not far from Saint-Exupéry and who met ...
Aubrey Fitch... abu on 27 April en route to the Coral Sea. TF 11, commanded by Rear Admiraland consisting of the carrier with two cruisers and five destroyers, was b ...
Luke Skywalker... t the end of the movie. Since it is the home planet of Anakin Skywalker and, it easily became one of the most iconic planets in the Star Wars univers ...
Vahriz... ntrol in Yemen ended in 570 with the invasion of the elder Sassanid generalwho, according to later legends, famously killed Masruq with his well-aime ...
Tom Lewis... he same political party as the former senator. The New South Wales premier,felt that this convention only applied to vacancies caused by deaths or il ...
John Stapp... He flew the observation/chase plane which monitored flight surgeon Colonel's rocket sled run of in 1955. Kittinger was impressed by Stapp's dedicati ...
Thomas Berger... uring this time, Robert Strachan and, in the 1969 general election, against
William McKinley... veral soldiers died during the quarantine, prompting a visit from President
Robert Plant... r, Cher, Chicago, Robert Burns, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Nina Hagen,, Peter Criss, Scandal, Late Show regular Warren Zevon, jazz trumpeter Lew ...
Pompey... Lucullus against Mithradates VI of Pontus (75-66 BC), and the victories ofin the East (66-62 BC)
James Oglethorpe... hed in 1902 by the United States Army was later named Fort Oglethorpe after, the founder of the Colony of Georgia. The base served largely as a caval ...
Cesare Borgia... spered into the ears of some people that they were better off looking for athan a Parsifal, they did not believe their ears." Safranski argues that t ...
Clara Hughes... peed Skating, and was present to see her former teammates Cindy Klassen andwin their personal and national record achievements
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 ...
William Lawrence Bragg... tempt to do so. They asked for, and received, permission to do so from bothand Wilkins. In order to construct their model of DNA, Watson and Crick ma ...
Richard Nixon... privilege. He otherwise left most political activity to his Vice President,. He was a moderate conservative who continued New Deal agencies, expanded ...
Anakin Skywalker... ugh it is mentioned at the end of the movie. Since it is the home planet ofand Luke Skywalker, it easily became one of the most iconic planets in the ...
Gert Bastian... dead in Bonn while sleeping by her partner, ex-general and Green politician(born 1923), who then killed himself. She was 44, he was 69. Her body was ...
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 ...
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 ...
J. B. S. HaldaneThe geneticistwondered why the dominant mutation that causes Huntington's disease remain ...
SavaryThe luring plan did not stop at that. On November 25, generalwas sent to the Allied headquarters at Olmutz in order to secretly examine ...
John Hancock... to revolution in which Madeira played a key role was the British seizure of’s sloop the Liberty on May 9, 1768. Hancock's boat was seized after he ha ...
Bill OddieGarden andco-wrote many episodes of the television comedy series Doctor in the House ...
Gene Roddenberry... the first official place name of the Star Trek television series created by(who was born in El Paso, Texas)
John McCain... rrying the state by 6.7% over Bush. In the 2008 U.S. Presidential election,carried the county by an 8.1% margin over , with Obama carrying the state ...
Constantine IIKing's dismissal of George Papandreou's centrist government in July 1965 promp ...
Deborah Kerr... m Jaffe, Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, José Ferrer, Colette Marchand,, Grayson Hall, Susan Tyrrell, Albert Finney, Jack Nicholson and William H ...
James Cook... ototype of a steam engine, and a scientific expedition continues as Captainclaims the South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands in the south Atlantic ...
Lucullus... period, embracing the war against Sertorius (died 72 BC), the campaigns ofagainst Mithradates VI of Pontus (75-66 BC), and the victories of Pompey i ...
John Paul StevensScalia (joined by Justice) also dissented in the 2004 case of Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, involving Yaser Ha ...
Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher... on the Killingworth wagonway, and named Blücher after the Prussian general. It was constructed in the colliery workshop behind Stephenson's home, Di ...
John Kerry... , with 59.22% of the 1920 vote. In the 2004 presidential election, Democratreceived 82.1% of the vote in Manhattan and Republican George W. Bush rece ...
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 ...
John Kerry... idential election, George W. Bush carried the county by a 15.8% margin over, with Kerry carrying the state by 6.7% over Bush. In the 2008 U.S. Presid ...
Isaiah Stillman... them orders, but he did have two battalions of mounted militia under Majorthat had not been federalized. In what would prove to be a controversial d ...
Adolf Eichmann... inian citizen and water company worker Ricardo Klement was discovered to bein the 1950s, by former Jewish Dachau worker Lothar Hermann, whose daughte ...
Nearchus... was referred to by the Greeks as "Tylos", the centre of pearl trading, whendiscovered it while serving under Alexander the Great. From the 3rd centur ...
Hanno the Elder... , Hannibal's father, in Sicily during the First Punic War and son-in-law ofwho was one of Hannibal's lieutenants in Italy
Rowland Hill... ellington withdrew his army and, joined with the smaller corps commanded by, began to retreat to Portugal. Marshal Soult declined to attack
J. R. R. TolkienBree is a fictional village in's Middle-earth, east of the Shire and south of Fornost Erain. It is thoug ...
Henry Herbert, 9th Earl of Pembroke... ed by William Kent; and the Doric Column of Victory in the park designed by, and finished by Roger Morris. The latter rose to a height of , complete ...
Ernest O. ThompsonTexas Railroad Commissioner, who also served as a mayor of Amarillo and became an expert on petroleum ...
General Charles Cornwallis... the American Revolution. Hillsborough served as a military base for Britishin late February 1781. The United States Constitution drafted in 1787 was ...
Earl MarshalJohn Howard, 1st Duke of Norfolk, KG,(b. between 1421 and 1430 – d. 22 August 1485) was an English nobleman, so ...
Oliver Cromwell... members of the Council were elected by the Commons; the body was headed by, the de facto military dictator of the nation. In 1653, however, Cromwell ...
Sir Michael Gambon... tors have emerged from the Dublin theatrical scene, including Noel Purcell,, Brendan Gleeson, Stephen Rea, Colin Farrell, Colm Meaney and Gabriel Byr ...
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 ...
El Supremo... ovel The Happy Return, set in Central America in 1808, features a characterwho claims to be a descendant of Alvarado by a (fictional) marriage to a d ...
John AndréIn 1780, in a famous Revolutionary War incident, Majorwas arrested as a spy in Tarrytown. André, a British army officer, was tra ...
Oskar Dirlewanger... soldiers during the liberation of Dachau concentration camp, and SS officerwas beaten and tortured to death at the end of the war. In addition at lea ...
Edward Thomas... Charles Swinburne – George Szirtes – Alfred, Lord Tennyson – Dylan Thomas –– R. S. Thomas – Francis Thompson – Anthony Thwaite – Chidiock Tichborne – ...
Alexander the Great... d later Persians in the mid 6th century BC. In 331 BC, Van was conquered byand after his death became part of the Seleucid Empire. By the early 2nd c ...
Anthony Eden... torcycle, a fact celebrated at the 1953 motorcycle show with a visit by Sirto the BSA stand. In 1953 the BSA Professional Cycling Team was managed by ...
William Clark... irst Caucasian to see the Teton Range. Lewis and Clark expedition co-leaderproduced a map based on the previous expedition and included the explorati ...
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
VahrizThe Persian king Khosrau I, sent troops under the command of, who helped Sayf ibn Dhi Yazan to drive the Ethiopian Aksumites out of Ye ...
Robert Runcie... with a Primate, is a humorous account of his journeys with his former boss,
James Whale... humorous writer and critic. His novel Benighted (1927) was adapted into thefilm The Old Dark House (1932); the novel has been published under the fil ...
Richard NixonPresidentfirst considered nominating Hershel Friday to fill the vacant seat, but ch ...
George Washington... rolina State Legislature met here once in 1787 and again in 1987. Presidentis known to have slept in Tarboro during a visit on his 1791 Southern tour ...
J. R. R. TolkienA palantír (pl. palantíri) is a magical artifact from's fantasy legendarium. A palantír (sometimes translated as "Seeing Stone" ...
Hamilcar Barca... urces. Hasdrubal Gisco is the son of the Gesco who had served together with, Hannibal's father, in Sicily during the First Punic War and son-in-law o ...
Jim Jeffords... re always represented in the cabinets of Republican presidents. In Vermont,, a Republican Senator became an independent in 2001 due to growing disagr ...
Samuel Alito... lgamated Kingdom of England and France", participating judges were Justicesand Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The outcome was originally to be determined by an ...
Richard NixonFile:1970s decade montage.png|From left, clockwise: US Presidentdoing the V for Victory sign after his resignation from office after the W ...
Michael Caine... on't even know the editor of my films most of the time," Huston said. Actoralso observed the same technique: "Most directors don't know what they wan ...
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 ...
Erich Priebke... out of Buenos Aires. ODESSA allegedly helped Adolf Eichmann, Josef Mengele,, and many other war criminals find postwar refuge in Latin America
Thucydides... phanes are also a treasure trove of comic presentation, while Herodotus andare two of the most influential historians in this period
Heinrich Himmler... leased on 14 April 1945. In 1945, he received a German surrender offer from, though the offer was ultimately rejected
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 ...
Maio of Bari... n 1071, Bari was captured by Robert Guiscard, following a three-year siege.(d. 1160), a Lombard merchant's son, was the third of the great admirals o ...
Graeme Bell... rrison and, sometimes, the famous pioneer of traditional jazz in Australia,.A non-academic genre of jazz has also evolved with a harder "street edge" ...
Rod Stewart... n hiatus as Ron Isley focused on solo work, later having a top ten hit withon his cover of the Isleys' Motown hit, "This Old Heart of Mine". Ron also ...
William Bainbridge... ounty, Georgia, United States. The town was named after U.S. Navy Commodore. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 12,697. The city is ...
Tan Daoji... his generals, decreasing weakening the dynasty. Because of his jealousy of, a noted leader of the Army of the Northern Garrison, he deprived himself ...
Barbara Cartland... 008 television film In Love with Barbara, a biopic of the romantic novelistwhich was shown on BBC Four in the UK
Clark Gable... This part of the town's history was chronicled in the movie Boom Town withand Spencer Tracy. The Great Depression would have a negative impact on th ...
Obi-Wan KenobiMos Eisley is a spaceport town. In ,described Mos Eisley as a "wretched hive of scum and villainy.
Robert E. Lee... olina History) in an attempt to reach Weldon to cut off supplies to Generalduring the Civil War. The fort protected Weldon until the day after the Ge ...
Mary Somerset, Duchess of Beaufort... t, she decided to live at Badminton House, Gloucestershire, with her niece,, the daughter of her brother, Lord Cambridge. Her personal belongings wer ...
Don Burrows... such as One Night Stand players Dugald Shaw and Blair Jordan, reeds playerand trumpeter James Morrison and, sometimes, the famous pioneer of traditi ...
Catherine Zeta-Jones... Diana Dill, Lena Headey, Will Kempe, and most famously, Michael Douglas and. Other film and television personalities who were born, or have lived, in ...
Mort Walker... egun on September 4, 1950) is an American comic strip created by cartoonist. Set in a fictional United States Army military post, it is among the old ...
Samuel Alito... ner v. United States, Scalia joined the majority opinion written by Justice—all except one paragraph of the opinion, in which Justice Alito cited leg ...
Hasdrubal Gisco... BC Hasdrubal left Iberia and fought Syphax, though he may be confused with, however, it did bind Carthaginian resources. Hasdrubal Gisco is the son ...
George H. W. Bush... ates. The Faith Fourth achieved national visibility in 1992, when Presidentnot only made a speech praising small town virtues, but also participated ...
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 ...
Jervis... the Napoleonic Wars. Protected by naval supremacy (in the words of Admiralto the House of Lords "I do not say, my Lords, that the French will not co ...
Gorshkov... fell on deaf ears, particularly on those of Kuznetsov's successor, Admiral. Not until July 26, 1988 did the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the U ...
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.... hur Joseph Goldberg, Thurgood Marshall, Potter Stewart, William O. Douglas,, Chief Justice William Howard Taft, Chief Justice Earl Warren,Chief Justi ...
Gerd von RundstedtIn September 1939 Frank was assigned as Chief of Administration toin the German military administration in occupied Poland. From 26 October ...
Andrew Jackson... on County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of, general in the United States Army and President of the United States of ...
Josef Mengele... aly, operating out of Buenos Aires. ODESSA allegedly helped Adolf Eichmann,, Erich Priebke, and many other war criminals find postwar refuge in Latin ...
Oliver North... to travel secretly between Cyprus and Lebanon and his appearance with Capt., however, meant that he was compromised when the Irangate scandal broke. ...
Daniel Morgan... n from Cooper County. It is named in honor of the Revolutionary War General. Some parts of Morgan County touch the Lake of the Ozarks
Adolf Eichmann... itzerland and Italy, operating out of Buenos Aires. ODESSA allegedly helped, Josef Mengele, Erich Priebke, and many other war criminals find postwar ...
Syphax... ios were able to negotiate a new front in Africa by allying themselves with, a powerful Numidian king in North Africa. In 213 BC he received Roman ad ...
J. R. R. Tolkien... rk Riders, the Nine Riders, or simply the Nine) are fictional characters in's Middle-earth legendarium. They were nine Men who succumbed to Sauron's ...
Alexander the Great... he centre of pearl trading, when Nearchus discovered it while serving under. From the 3rd century BC to the arrival of Islam in the 7th century AD, B ...
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
Richard Nixon... al times by others), as well as numerous territories and trust possessions.confidant Robert Abplanalp was a notary for many years, as were Fawn Hall, ...
Maurice Hilleman... ve measure against mumps is a vaccination with a mumps vaccine, invented byat Merck. The vaccine may be given separately or as part of the MMR immuni ...
Joseph Warren... y is the name of fourteen counties in the USA. They are named after General, who was killed in the Battle of Bunker Hill in th
Earl Warren... liver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Chief Justice William Howard Taft, Chief Justice,Chief Justice Warren Burger, and Chief Justice William Rehnquist. Justice ...
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 ...
Masinissa... allied with Rome. However in 206 BC, the new king of the eastern Massylii,, allied himself with Rome, and Syphax of the Masaesyli switched his alleg ...
Douglas MacArthur... s regarded Port Moresby as a key base for a planned counteroffensive, under, against Japanese forces in the southwest Pacific area. Nimitz's staff al ...
Howard Zinn... New England ancestor). Another neighbor of Damon's was historian and author, whose biographical film You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train and audio ...
Daniel Newnan... funct town of Bullsboro) in 1828 and was named for North Carolinian General. Newnan quickly became a prosperous magnet for lawyers, doctors, other pr ...
Gerald Durrell... rell Wildlife Conservation Trust and the Jersey Zoological Park, founded by
Maurice Wilkins... were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1962 with
Joseph Stalin's... Michael Schwerner in the 1990 TV-movie Murder in Mississippi. He starred asprojectionist in Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky's 1991 film The Inne ...
Hannibal... expansion into Greece itself. Encouraged by the exiled Carthaginian general, and making an alliance with the disgruntled Aetolian League, Antiochus l ...
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien... ristopher Tolkien was born in Leeds, England, the third and youngest son of. He was educated at the Dragon School in Oxford and then at the Oratory S ...
George Armstrong Custer... wea. The name honors White Shield, an Arikara chief and a scout for General
Pliny the Elder... found to date is in 1787, in translator Gottfried Große’s interpretation of’s Natural History
Leopold Okulicki... Komorowski commanded from July 1943 until his capture in September 1944 and, pseudonym Niedzwiadek ("Bear Cub") led the organisation in its final day ...
Amon Göth... nsatzgruppen, and the Security Services. One notable Austrian-SS member was, immortalized in the film Schindler's List. The fictional character of Ha ...
Jim Lovell... il Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins) and Apollo 8 (Frank Borman,, and Bill Anders)
Duke of Wellington... inaries from the government and industry, including the Prime Minister, the. The day started with a procession of eight trains setting out from Liver ...
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 ...
Ashfaq Parvez Kayani... akistan ever since. The three main branches are the Army (headed by General), the Navy and the Air Force, and they are supported by a number of param ...
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 ...
Richard Keynes... ) was a distinguished surgeon, scholar and bibliophile. His nephews include(1919–2010) a physiologist; and Quentin Keynes (1921–2003), an adventurer ...
Ernie Wise... by his stage name Eric Morecambe, was an English comedian who together withformed the award-winning double act Morecambe and Wise. The partnership la ...
Arthur C. Clarke... Stations Give Worldwide Radio Coverage?" by British science fiction writer, published in Wireless World magazine. The orbit, which Clarke first desc ...
Winston Churchill... ran Conference, during a ceremony to receive the "Sword of Stalingrad" from, he took the sword from Stalin but then allowed the sword to fall from it ...
James Callaghan... ent over its cost and whether it was necessary. The outgoing Prime Ministermade his government's papers on Trident available to Margaret Thatcher's n ...
Alexander Suvorov... temkin. Assisted by highly successful generals such as Pyotr Rumyantsev and, and admirals such as Fyodor Ushakov, she governed at a time when the Rus ...
Peter Sellers... eneration of comedians and celebrities, including Dick Cavett, Jerry Lewis,, Marcel Marceau and Dick Van Dyke. Laurel lived until 1965, surviving to ...
David Blanchflower... omics in 2003. The Economics Department, whose prominent professors include, and Andrew Samwick, also holds the distinction as the top-ranked economi ...
Siegfried Sassoon... cked soldiers during World War I. Rivers's most famous patient was the poet. He is also famous for his participation in the Torres Straits expedition ...
Celine Dion... mes, such as James Horner's "My Heart Will Go On" from Titanic, written for
Pyotr Rumyantsev... Orlov and Grigory Potemkin. Assisted by highly successful generals such asand Alexander Suvorov, and admirals such as Fyodor Ushakov, she governed a ...
Johann von Thielmann... Prussian III Corps rear guard under the command of Lieutenant-General Baronat the Battle of Wavre. Moreover, Soult's letter ordering Grouchy to move ...
Duke of Wellington... n the Big Finish Productions Doctor Who audio play Other Lives, playing the
Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus... nvasion force was underway to northern Iberia. Its commanders, the brothersand Publius Cornelius Scipio, knew that Hannibal had crossed the Ebro, but ...
John Profumo... hree Privy Counsellors to resign in the twentieth century (the others being, who resigned on 26 June 1963, and John Stonehouse, who resigned on 17 Au ...
Joseph E. Johnston... aign against Richmond, Virginia, and Stuart's cavalry brigade assisted Gen.'s army as it withdrew up the Virginia Peninsula in the face of superior n ...
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 ...
Harold Pinter... of Samuel Beckett's short play Catastrophe, opposite longtime collaboratorand directed by American playwright David Mamet; Gielgud died mere weeks a ...
Leonard Boyle... been Mithraic," However, this theory has been contested by modern scholars:wrote in 1987 that "too much ... has been made of the 'threat' of Mithrais ...
Jimmy Carter... ailed from Roswell and Bulloch Hall was her home. Emily Dolvin, the aunt of(the 39th U.S. President), lived in Roswell the majority of her life and w ...
Kirill Razumovsky... o wished to be with her including Peter and Catherine and Counts Alexey and. Finally on 25 December 1761, the Empress died. She was buried in the Pet ...
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Robert S. Johnson... Col. Rosemary Hogan, Academy Award winning actress Joan Crawford, WWII ace, three time NBA champion Stacey King, former NBA All-Star Michael Ray Ric ...
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 ...
Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick... d when Henry VI was captured at the Battle of Northampton. With the help of(nicknamed "the Kingmaker") Henry recaptured the throne for a short time i ...
Jonathon BandAdmirals George Anson. and Admiral, current First Sea Lord are both notable in Portsmouth
Zinovy Rozhestvensky... ir Far East Fleet by sending the Baltic Fleet, under the command of Admiral. The squadron sailed half way around the world from the Baltic Sea to the ...
Franz Joseph I of Austria... printed with a variety of colored inks ranging from sepia, blue, and green.was the first person to purchase Das Werk Gustav Klimts in 1908
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David Starkey... nd proto-feminist, Agnes Strickland. This assumption has been challenged byin his book Six Wives in which he points out that such a situation would h ...
Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski... r "Arrowhead"), served as the AK's first commander until his arrest in 1943;commanded from July 1943 until his capture in September 1944 and Leopold ...
Hans Landa... Göth, immortalized in the film Schindler's List. The fictional character of, seen in the film Inglorious Basterds was also depicted as a member of th ...
Sadamichi Kajioka... with one light cruiser and six destroyers under the command of Rear Admiral. Abe's ships departed Rabaul for the trip to Port Moresby on 4 May and we ...
Julius Caesar... prolifically on military campaigning. Among the best-known Roman works are's commentaries on the Gallic Wars and the Roman Civil war - written about ...
Wu Sangui... id 17th century, allowed through the northern passes by the Chinese generalonce the Ming capital at Beijing had fallen into the hands of a rebel army ...
Elizabeth II... l family remained Windsor by subsequent royal decree. After the marriage ofand Prince Philip, it was decreed that their non-royal descendants were to ...
William Tryon... s for their own gain and sometimes charged twice for the same tax. Governor's conspicuous consumption in the construction of a new governor's mansion ...
John Bell BlishThe Blish Lock is a breech locking mechanism designed bybased upon his observation that under extreme pressures, certain dissimila ...
Chiang Kai-shek... ling, wife of Sun Yat-Sen; and Soong Mei-ling, wife of former ROC President
Julius Caesar... ons, Gwenwynwyn and Gwanar, who both accompany Caswallawn in his pursuit of, who has been chased from Britain. This triad is the only source connecti ...
Alexander Hamilton... cs could be studied in a laboratory as it were, the social milieu. In 1787,wrote: "...The science of politics like most other sciences has received g ...
John J. Pershing... artermaster at Fort Riley, until July 1916. In 1916, he served with General's Mexican Expeditionary Forces, as commander of the bakeries. This was th ...
Scott Brown... ndidate in the special election. In that election, Republican State Senatorwon the seat in a stunning upset, ending Democratic control of it going ba ...
Jenny McLeod... d place, with people such as Larry Pruden, David Griffiths, David Farquhar,, Jack Body, Gillian Whitehead, Dorothy Buchanan, Anthony Ritchie, Ivan Za ...
Kiyohide Shima... invasion of Tulagi was the Tulagi Invasion Force, commanded by Rear Admiral, consisting of two minelayers, two destroyers, six minesweepers, two subc ...
Schofield... ttles of Bentonville and Wyse Fork, Sherman's forces met with the armies of, their troops taking over the city in March. During the following three w ...
Sir James Douglas... ly under the youthful Walter the Steward, but actually under the command of
Charles de Gaulle... the author himself. Subsequently, French General (later, French President), whom Saint-Exupéry and others held in low regard, publicly implied that ...
Lenny Henry... nt between 1974 and 1981, and later Sally James, it also featured the youngand occasionally Jim Davidson together with Bob Carolgees and his puppet, ...
Strom Thurmond... irginia, and the third-longest serving senator of all time, behind Byrd andof South Carolina (he was passed later in 2009 by Daniel Inouye)
Aragorn... Shire. A day's ride east along the road lay The Forsaken Inn, according to, although nothing more is known of it
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John McCain... or bills with him". In May 2008, soon-to-be Republican presidential nomineesaid, "[Kennedy] is a legendary lawmaker and I have the highest respect fo ...
Zebulon Baird Vance... n. Captain Oscar R. Rand recruited willing men of all ages to join Governor's 26th Infantry Regiment in the Confederate States Army. On a single day ...
Daniel Inouye... d Byrd and Strom Thurmond of South Carolina (he was passed later in 2009 by)
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Rod Stewart... that was later christened Jefferson Starship. Sears had worked on three of's early British recordings, and had to go back to England to play on Smil ...
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Ernst Kaltenbrunner... many which would eventually occur in 1938. The early Austrian SS was led byand Arthur Seyss-Inquart and was technically under the command of the SS i ...
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Aharon Yariv... place on October 28, 1973 at "Kilometer 101" between Israeli Major Generaland Egyptian Major General Abdel Ghani el-Gamasy. Ultimately, Kissinger to ...
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Lon Nol... uation created by the removal of Sihanouk as head of state in 1970. Premier, with the support of the National Assembly, deposed Sihanouk. Sihanouk, i ...
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Julius Caesar... e beginning of his public career, Sallust operated as a decided partisan of, to whom he owed such political advancement as he attained. In 50 BC, the ...
Jesse Helms... amous racially motivated "Hands" negative ad used in North Carolina Senator's 1990 re-election campaign against Harvey Gantt accused Gantt of support ...
Jimmy CarterThe surprise winner of the 1976 Democratic presidential nomination was, a former state senator and governor of Georgia. When the primaries began ...
William Edward Parry... am Bay was named after the famed British Arctic explorer and navigator, Sir, as were two other nearby features, Parry Inlet and Edward Point. The bay ...
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Winston Churchill... nrich Himmler asked Bernadotte to convey a peace proposal to Prime Ministerand President Harry S. Truman without the knowledge of Adolf Hitler. The m ...
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John F. Kennedy... 558. Russell Cave was declared a National Monument in May 1961 by President. The Monument consists of of land donated by the National Geographic Soci ...
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Julius Caesar... of the old Roman aristocracy throughout his career, and later a partisan of. Sallust is the earliest known Roman historian with surviving works to hi ...
Gao Huan... ain authority. As conflict swelled in the north between successive leaders,took control of the east and Luoyang (holding Emperor Xiaojing of Eastern ...
Hannibal... ist of 289, after comparing his actions to Scipio Africanus' victories overduring the Second Punic War, suggested that Maximian has never heard of th ...
Vasili Blokhin... ber 1939 should be released but later signed the order for their execution.of the NKVD personally shot 7000 of them in 28 nights using German Walther ...
Marcus Livius Salinator... ated long ago. Livius Salinator might be Gaius Livius Salinator, his father, or his grandfather Marcus. If Jerome means that the liberation took plac ...
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Charles Lindbergh... Lindbergh, the young, golden-haired son of the pioneering American aviatorand his wife Anne Morrow. The couple also stayed in Quebec, Canada for fiv ...
George II of Greece... Within days, Philip received a command from his cousin and sovereign, King, to resume his naval career in Britain which, though given without explan ...
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Robert F. Kennedy... closing credits for the special were airing, word came in that U.S. Senatorof New York had just been shot. ABC simply showed a wide shot of the chaot ...
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Wilgelm Vitgeft... miral Stepan Makarov during the siege of Port Arthur in April 1904, Admiralwas appointed command of the battle fleet and was ordered to sortie from P ...
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Glenn Ford... the production after four months due to "chronic illness". She then joinedand Ann-Margret for the Frank Capra film A Pocketful of Miracles (1961) (a ...
General Pershing... ddition, the Medal of Honor was presented to the British Unknown Warrior byon October 17, 1921. On November 11, 1921, the U.S. Unknown Soldier was re ...
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Diana Krall... ieved popularity with a mix of traditional jazz and pop/rock forms, such as, Norah Jones, Cassandra Wilson, Kurt Elling and Jamie Cullum
John Kerry... ttee on POW/MIA Affairs, chaired by Democrat and fellow Vietnam War veteran, McCain investigated the Vietnam War POW/MIA issue, to determine the fate ...
Jerry Mateparae... monarch on the advice of the Prime Minister. , the Governor-General is Sir. The Governor-General's powers are primarily symbolic and formal in natur ...
Alexander I... lexander (whom she greatly favored, and who subsequently became the emperorin 1801). Her harshness towards Paul probably stemmed as much from politic ...
Thucydides... fragments survive). Sallust was primarily influenced by the Greek historian, and amassed great (and ill-gotten) wealth from his governorship of Afric ...
Francis Marion... bia. Marion County is named for American Revolutionary War guerrilla leader
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Prince Albert... s later extended artificially. The event became Royal in 1851. In that yearbecame the patron of the regatta
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James Fenimore Cooper... n Winkle (1819), followed from 1823 onwards by the Leatherstocking Tales of, with their emphasis on heroic simplicity and their fervent landscape des ...
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 ...
J. R. R. TolkienHuston is also famous to a generation of fans of's Middle-earth stories as the voice of the wizard Gandalf in the Rankin/B ...
Ibrahim Pasha... oman Sultan negotiated with Mehmet Ali of Egypt, who agreed to send his sonto Greece with an army to suppress the revolt in return for territorial ga ...
William Wentworth... , play a role in Whitlam's downfall) a "bumptious bastard", and stated thatexhibited a "hereditary streak of insanity". After he stated that future P ...
Publius Cornelius Scipio... ern Iberia. Its commanders, the brothers Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus and, knew that Hannibal had crossed the Ebro, but were surprised by the Carth ...
Harold Pinter... y Television. Playing themselves, they were in Toronto during their tour of's No Man's Land. According to Dave Thomas, in his book, , their sketch wa ...
John By... later, as the terminus of the Rideau Canal built under the command of Col.as part of fortifications and defences constructed after the War of 1812. ...
George Washington... is the debate over the beliefs of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and
3rd Duke of Norfolk... dy seems to have been moved at the Reformation, possibly to the tomb of theat Framlingham Church. The monumental brass of his first wife Katherine Mo ...
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Joseph Bell... me considered the first Scottish scientific surgeon. His great grandson waswho Arthur Conan Doyle has credited Sherlock Holmes as being loosely based ...
Abiye Abebe... arried Dejazmatch Haile Selassie Gugsa. Princess Tsehai married Lt. General
Angela Rippon... enabled them to have a number of prestigious guests on the show, including, Princess Anne, Cliff Richard, Laurence Olivier, John Mills, the Dad's Ar ...
Jimmy Carter... 978 in the famous Camp David Accords after negotiations hosted by president. In accordance with the treaty, Israeli forces withdrew gradually from Si ...
Josef Mengele... risoner in Auschwitz, served as Chief Pathologist and personal assistant to
Glenda Jacksonplays Vicky Allesio, a divorced mother of two. George Segal plays Steve Bl ...
Alexander Hamilton... rs may have been more directly deist. These include James Madison, possibly, Ethan Allen
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.
Kōsō AbeThe Japanese Port Moresby Invasion Force, commanded by Rear Admiral, included 11 transport ships carrying about 5,000 soldiers from the IJA's ...
Moshe Dayan... ters, a Bell 205 and a CH-53, were also lost. According to Defense Minister, nearly half of these were shot down during the first three days of the w ...
Heinrich HimmlerIn April 1945,asked Bernadotte to convey a peace proposal to Prime Minister Winston Chur ...
John Allen CampbellOn December 10, 1869, territorial Gov.extended the right to vote to women, making Wyoming the first U.S. state t ...
Michael Caine... e Diary, Maurice, Pascali's Island, Without a Clue (as Dr. Watson alongside's Sherlock Holmes), Suspect Zero, Bugsy (nominated for Best Supporting Ac ...
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)
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John Rogers Cooke... ming war, Stuart wrote to his brother-in-law (future Confederate Brig. Gen.), "He will regret it but once, and that will be continuously." On June 26 ...
Rob Riggle... essed teenage sister, Stacy. Other notable comedians such as Jack McBrayer,, Rob Corddry, H. Jon Benjamin, Ellie Kemper, Bobby Moynihan, Matt Besser, ...
Captain Ángel Rivero Méndez... r of Spain, name unknown, resulting in a Spanish victory. Around this time,was assigned the command of the Spanish forces in the fortress of San Cris ...
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 ...
James Clark Ross... ded financial support to the Enderby Brothers' expedition. In 1841, Captain, who sighted the islands on his own expedition to Antarctica, gave it the ...
Francis Austen... Famous Engineer of the Industrial Revolution, was born in Portsmouth., Sir(brother of Jane Austen) briefly lived in the area, James Callaghan (Briti ...
John F. Kennedy... of a prominent game show, an excerpt from the Count from Sesame Street, or's remark that walking is a good form of exercise
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Baibars... after the Mongol raids into Palestine, one of which touched Hebron, Sultan's Mamluk rule established peace. The minarets were built onto the structu ...
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 ...
John FearnThe British sea captain, a whale hunter, became the first Westerner to visit this island in 1798, ...
Strom Thurmond... years. His colleague Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI) referred to Stevens as "Theof the Arctic Circle.
David Chipperfield... icially opened by Queen Elizabeth II. The museum, designed by the architect, features information on the River Thames, the sport of rowing, and the t ...
Chassé... battalions of Grenadiers, defeated Wellington's first line and marched on.'s relatively fresh Dutch division was sent against them and Allied artill ...
Yuwen Tai... Emperor Xiaojing of Eastern Wei as a puppet ruler) by 534, while his rivaltook control of the west and the traditional Chinese capital of Chang'an b ...
Oliver Cromwell... establishment of a republic known as the Commonwealth of England. In 1653,, the most prominent military and political leader in the nation, seized p ...
Iain Duncan Smith... of national security. For example, Tony Blair met Leader of the Oppositionand Leader of the Liberal Democrats Charles Kennedy on privy council terms ...
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John Foster... ategically significant Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Bridge. Union Generalarrived with his troops on December 17, aiming to destroy this bridge in o ...
Richard Nixon... backlash from Southern whites against Johnson's Democratic Party. Moreover,politically counterattacked with the Southern Strategy where it would "sec ...
Andrew Jackson... 9 and named after John C. Calhoun, who was at the time Vice President under, making it one of Michigan's Cabinet counties. County government was firs ...
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J. R. R. Tolkien... in MMORPGs. 2007 saw the release of The Lord of the Rings Online, based on's Middle-earth. Other licensed MMORPGs include The Matrix Online, based o ...
Bobby Clarke... erformance at the 1998 Olympics impressed Men's Team Canada General Managerso much, that he invited her to participate in the Philadelphia Flyers roo ...
George H. W. Bush... press as a short list vice-presidential running mate for Republican nominee, and was named chairman of Veterans for Bush
Brian Mulroney... ement and Victor Li. The Cerberus bid would have seen former Prime Ministerinstalled as chairman, being recruited by Cerberus' international advisory ...
Roger StaubachThe main storyline surrounding Super Bowl XII was Cowboys quarterbackversus Broncos quarterback Craig Morton. Morton began his career playing f ...
Ronald Reagan... sts and of the Soviet Union; Craxi himself pushed in favour of US president's positioning of Pershing missiles in Italy
Marius... umidia from c. 112 BC to 105 BC. Its true value lies in the introduction ofand Sulla to the Roman political scene and the beginning of their rivalry. ...
Nipsey Russell... as part of a sketch on Late Night. Celebrities such as Dr. Joyce Brothers,, Abe Vigoda, James Lipton, Bob Saget and William Preston as the character ...
Michael Heseltine... o address this problem, in 1981 the Secretary of State for the Environment,, formed the London Docklands Development Corporation (LDDC) to redevelop ...
Peter Sellers... stley, Jonathan Pryce, Dizzee Rascal, Heath Robinson, John James Sainsbury,, Mike Skinner, Alison Steadman, Imre Varadi, Rod Stewart, Victoria Wood, ...
Glenda Jackson... a 6-part series on the life of Elizabeth I in 1971, called Elizabeth R within the title role
Thomas J. Ryan... yrd and Floyd Bennett received the medal for exploration of the North Pole.received it for saving a woman from the burning Grand Hotel in Yokohama, J ...
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Julius Caesarinitially supported Aristobulus against Hyrcanus and Antipater. Between th ...
Benedict Arnold... adio" from AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted: Ice Cube is first addressed by the name(after the infamous traitor of the American Revolution) but then named out ...
Richard III... ared illegitimate. Richard was sent to the Tower of London by the new king,, in mid-1483, thus ending his claim to both York and Norfolk
David Cronenberg... ctors, such as Richard Attenborough, Francis Ford Coppola, Terrence Malick,, Mike Nichols, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and Oliver Stone. He has ...
Xenophon... d to some universally read and admired history, the works of Thucydides and. Slightly less known because they are more technical and legal are the or ...
Primo de RiveraDuring the dictatorships ofand especially of Francisco Franco (1939–1975), all regional cultures were ...
William Siborne... cavalry. (composition of brigades), pp. 422–424 (actions of brigades) Note:was in possession of a number of eyewitness accounts from generals, such a ...
Thomas Upington... Both the Cape Colony and the Colony of Natal had Irish prime ministers: Sir, "The Afrikaner from Cork"; and Sir Albert Hime, from Kilcoole in County ...
John McCainThe trending Republican has continued since 2004. In 2008won the county with 67.7% of the vote. In 2010 Republican gubernatorial ca ...
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Edward Heath... enson played at Marine Spa ballroom, and the place was regularly visited by
Robert M. Thompson... an enemy. She was the first Navy ship of that name; the second, , named for, served during World War II and the Korean War
Owen Luder... and car park complex in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England. It was designed byand Rodney Gordon and took its name from the site's shape which from the a ...
Wilhelm Höttl... dos was very widespread, and according to former SS Sturmbannführer (Major), not even the SS leadership knew how many Sonderkommandos were constantly ...
Alison SteadmanGarden wrote for and appeared with Barry Cryer andin the 1989 BBC radio comedy sketch show The Long Hot Satsuma. In 2001 and ...
Takeo Takagi... sortied from Truk on 1 May. The strike force was commanded by Vice Admiral(flag on cruiser ) with Rear Admiral Chūichi Hara, on Zuikaku, in tactical ...
Arthur St. Clair... acket and Miami Chief Little Turtle, defeated an American expedition led by, governor of the Northwest Territory. The engagement, known as the Battle ...
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Zieten... d his line and strengthened the torn centre. Lucky for him, Pirch I. 's and's corps were now at hand. Pirch I. moved to support Billow; together they ...
Thucydides... he Athenians led to some universally read and admired history, the works ofand Xenophon. Slightly less known because they are more technical and lega ...
Alexander the GreatAfterconquered the Near East in 334 BCE, the existing settlement was named Heli ...
Elton John... John Mills, the Dad's Army cast, Glenda Jackson, Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones,, The Beatles and even former Prime Minister
Richard NixonIn 1959, following the Kitchen Debate between United States Vice Presidentand Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, the designers of the kitchen, includ ...
Edmund P. Gaines... an officials determined to force the British Band out of the state. General, commander of the Western Department of the United States Army, assembled ...
Winston Churchill... es, increased anti-aircraft batteries were installed at crucial points, andordered the construction of a series of causeways to block the eastern app ...
Alison Steadman... Rascal, Heath Robinson, John James Sainsbury, Peter Sellers, Mike Skinner,, Imre Varadi, Rod Stewart, Victoria Wood, Lord Young of Dartington, Toby ...
John F. Kennedy... ed the first-ever televised presidential debates, held between U.S. Senatorof Massachusetts and Vice President Richard M. Nixon
Fred Zinn... decorated for its efforts. Many young foreigners, including Americans like, volunteered for the Foreign Legion when the war broke out in 1914. There ...
Barry CryerGarden wrote for and appeared withand Alison Steadman in the 1989 BBC radio comedy sketch show The Long Hot ...
John Kerry... Election, Jackson County voted for Republican George W. Bush over Democrat. It was the first time Jackson County voters chose a Republican president ...
Cornelius Sisenna... storiae), a history of Rome from 78 to 67 BC, intended as a continuation of's work
Mark Antony... e so manifest that, when he defended Herod against the Sanhedrin and before, the latter stripped Hyrcanus of his nominal political authority and his ...
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 ...
Heinrich Himmler... ank later claimed that the extermination of Jews was entirely controlled byand the SS and that he, Frank, was unaware of the extermination camps in t ...
Horace CapronCapron was named after General
Benito Mussolini... inilli and only partly realized in 1925, under pressure from Prime Minister's more conservative coalition partners
Heinrich HimmlerEven with the difficulties of the quota systemformed two new SS regiments, the SS Germania and SS Deutschland, which tog ...
HannibalThe war is marked by's surprising overland journey and his costly crossing of the Alps, follow ...
Stepan MakarovWith the death of Admiralduring the siege of Port Arthur in April 1904, Admiral Wilgelm Vitgeft was ...
John McCain... e many rural counties in Missouri in 2008, voters in Madison County favoredover Barack Obama, although not as strongly as most of the other rural cou ...
Victor Emmanuel II... h 17, 1861, when most of the states of the peninsula were united under kingof the Savoy dynasty, which ruled over Piedmont. The architects of Italian ...
Pompey... ued to be governed by native princes until the civil war between Caesar and. After Cato the Younger was defeated by Caesar, he committed suicide (46 ...
Ronald Reagan... xism. In 1980, with the rise of conservative neoliberal politicians such asin the U.S., Margaret Thatcher in Britain, and Brian Mulroney in Canada, t ...
Shen Youzhi... ther who became Emperor Shun of Liu Song. After defeating his rival general, Xiao forced Emperor Shun to yield to throne and crowned himself as Emper ...
Chūichi Hara... commanded by Vice Admiral Takeo Takagi (flag on cruiser ) with Rear Admiral, on Zuikaku, in tactical command of the carrier air forces. The Carrier S ...
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 ...
Alain Prost... trick Tambay, René Arnoux, Michele Alboreto, Gerhard Berger, Nigel Mansell,, Jean Alesi, Eddie Irvine, Rubens Barrichello, Michael Schumacher, Kimi R ...
Peiper... The massacre was committed on December 17, 1944, by members of Kampfgruppe(part of the 1st SS Panzer Division), a German combat unit, during the Bat ...
Alastair Boyd, 7th Baron Kilmarnock... ears, Amis shared a house with his first wife Hilary and her third husband,. Martin wrote the memoir Experience about the life, charm, and decline of ...
Deborah Kerr... t Granger as Seymour, Jean Simmons as the young Elizabeth and screen legendas Parr in the popular film Young Bess
John Hancock... st rocket engine test facility. Hancock County is named for Founding Father
Kit Carson... xico in the Mexican–American War in 1846, U.S. military forces commanded byforced more than eight thousand Navajo men, women and children from their ...
Ben Erdreich... J. Brennan, Jr. See, and Cover. In 1987, Congress passed a law sponsored by, , designating the new courthouse building for the U.S. District Court fo ...
Brian Mulroney... icians such as Ronald Reagan in the U.S., Margaret Thatcher in Britain, andin Canada, the Western welfare state was attacked from within. Monetarists ...
Benito Mussolini... ey claimed to recognize women's equality in employment. However, Hitler anddeclared themselves as opposed to feminism, and after the rise of Nazism i ...
Ian McKellen... ly, Goldfinger was adapted for BBC Radio with Toby Stephens as Bond and Siras Goldfinger
James RossThe Ross Sea was discovered byin 1841. In the west of the Ross Sea is Ross Island with the Mt. Erebus vo ...
Yongle Emperor... 4). A magistrate of Jining, Shandong sent a memorandum to the throne of theprotesting the current inefficient means of transporting 4,000,000 dan (42 ...
Barry Goldwater... essional elections. The last Republican to win a majority in the county wasin 1964. In 2008, Democrat Barack Obama won 81% of the county's vote
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Harry TurtledoveHumble is the site of a Confederate concentration camp in's alternate history novel
Glenda Jackson... ess Anne, Cliff Richard, Laurence Olivier, John Mills, the Dad's Army cast,, Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones, Elton John, The Beatles and even former Prime ...
Wyndham Lewis... chael Holroyd describes Strachey as the inspiration behind Cedric Furber in' The Self-Condemned. In Wyndham Lewis' novel The Apes of God, he is seen ...
Benito Mussolini... was thus Sicilianized as "Girgenti". It retained this name until 1927, when's government reintroduced an Italianized version of the Latin name
John PsathasIn 2004, Wellington composerachieved the largest audience for New Zealand-composed music when his fanf ...
Stirling Moss... Formula One Championship. With only one win that year against four wins of, he benefited greatly from the gentlemanliness of Moss as shown at the Po ...
Carl von Clausewitz... r the Prussian Major-General and leading expert on modern military strategydefined military strategy as "the employment of battles to gain the end of ...
Robert F. Kennedy... A's talent agency—which represented most of the industry's biggest names—by's Department of Justice, as owning both the movie studio and a talent age ...
Harold Macmillan... e 1960s, under the 1962 Nassau Agreement that emerged from meetings betweenand John F. Kennedy, the United States would supply Britain with Polaris m ...
Elizabeth Jane HowardIn 1963, Hilary discovered Amis's love affair with novelist. Hilary and Amis separated in August; he went to live with Howard. He div ...
John Kerry... ent of Protestants voted for Bush, along with 52% of Catholics (even thoughwas Catholic). Since 1980, large majorities of evangelicals have voted Rep ...
William J. Brennan, Jr.... of Thurgood Marshall, Joseph Story, Louis Brandeis, Felix Frankfurter, andSee, and Cover. In 1987, Congress passed a law sponsored by Ben Erdreich, ...
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 ...
Anthony Wayne... . Clair's disaster and raised a new professional army, commanded by General. On August 20, 1794, Blue Jacket's confederate army clashed with Wayne at ...
Ronald ReaganPresidentlaunched his 1980 presidential campaign from the Neshoba County Fair, deli ...
Nidal Malik Hasan... enter of Fort Hood and killed thirteen people while wounding thirty others., a U.S. Army Major and psychiatrist, was alleged to be the gunman. He was ...
Heinrich HimmlerIn the spring of 1945, Bernadotte was in Germany when he met, who was briefly appointed commander of an entire German army following t ...
Wilhelm Groener... h the OHL (supreme army command), now led by Ludendorff's successor General. The 'Ebert–Groener pact' stipulated that the government would not attemp ...
Lemuel P. Montgomery... ery, Texas was named after Montgomery County, Alabama which was named afterwho was killed in the Battle of Horseshoe Bend (1814). Montgomery became t ...
Jonathan Pryce... stopher Nolan, Clive Owen, Cliff Parisi, Tim Pigott-Smith, J. B. Priestley,, Dizzee Rascal, Heath Robinson, John James Sainsbury, Peter Sellers, Mike ...
Wyndham Lewis... e inspiration behind Cedric Furber in Wyndham Lewis' The Self-Condemned. In' novel The Apes of God, he is seen in the character of Matthew Plunkett, ...
Geoffrey PalmerJudi Dench has frequently appeared with her close friend. They co-starred in the series As Time Goes By, where she played Jean Par ...
Richard Curtis... levision special The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson and inspired screenwriter, who attended the London service, to write the growing-orchestra wedding ...
Timoleon... r fully recovered its former status, though it revived to some extent underin the latter part of the 4th century
Margaret Tyzack... Atkins (in Bertie and Elizabeth), Miranda Richardson (in The Lost Prince),(in Wallis & Edward), and Claire Bloom (in The King's Speech)
Nigel Mansell... dier Pironi, Patrick Tambay, René Arnoux, Michele Alboreto, Gerhard Berger,, Alain Prost, Jean Alesi, Eddie Irvine, Rubens Barrichello, Michael Schum ...
king... to. Many leading revolutionaries wanted a republic, but eventually it was aand his chief minister who had the power to unite the Italian states as a ...
George Washington... ss takes various steps toward organizing an American government, appointingcommander-in-chief (June 14), Benjamin Franklin postmaster general (July 2 ...
Eric ClaptonThe Grateful Dead, John Primer (Blue Steel CD), Billy Gibbons andare other notable artists to have recorded Elmore James covers. Clapton al ...
Ty Cobb... these accusations into a promotion to manager. Even baseball stars such asand Tris Speaker have been credibly alleged to have fixed game outcomes. W ...
Faramir... hope for Minas Tirith, driving him to suicide, and nearly to the murder of
Ralph Vaughan Williams... cTell was born on December 3, 1944 in Farnborough, Kent. He was named after- Frank had worked as the composer's gardener before the war. A second son ...
Clark Gable... noted the "retrospective atmosphere of doom" which now hangs over the film., the star, died of a heart attack a few days before the filming was compl ...
Gareth Farr... fluences along with electronic instruments and techniques into a new sound,, Phil Dadson and composer co-operative Plan9 among them. The latter provi ...
Alan Turing... traced back as early as Descartes in the 17th century, and proceeding up toin the 1940s and '50s. The cognitive approach was brought to prominence by ...
Buzz Hargrove... ccepted after last-minute talks between CEO Robert Milton and CAW presidentgot the union concessions needed to let the bid go through
Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge... United Kingdom impaled with her family arms – the arms of her grandfather,(the royal arms used by the House of Hanover), in the 1st and 4th quarters ...
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 ...
John McCain... ny of the rural counties throughout Missouri, Texas County strongly favoredover Barack Obama in 2008
Kuninori Marumo... rce (sometimes referred to as the Support Group), commanded by Rear Admiraland consisting of two light cruisers, the seaplane tender , and three gunb ...
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 ...
Prince HenryPrussia (through the agency of), Russia (under Catherine), and Austria (under Maria Theresa) began prepa ...
Josef Mengele... e gas chamber selections of the Holocaust. The most infamous member, Doctor, served as Head Medical Officer of Auschwitz and was responsible for the ...
Jasper Carrott... n regular attendance. On the programme, Birmingham folk-singer and comedianwas to introduce the nation to the Dying Fly Dance and also to many local ...
Peter Sellers... n in Portsmouth, Marcus Patric, actor on Hollyoaks, was born in Portsmouth,, comedian, actor, and performer was born in Southsea, Nicola Duffett, act ...
Lord Uxbridge... in an infantry duel in which Picton fell. It was during this struggle thatlaunched two of his cavalry brigades on the enemy; the "Union brigade" cat ...
William Tryon... ritish secretary of state for the colonies and a relative of royal Governor
Augusto Pinochet... also traveled to Chile where he met with its military junta ruler, General
Jean Simmons... Thomas Seymour's obsession with Elizabeth I saw Stewart Granger as Seymour,as the young Elizabeth and screen legend Deborah Kerr as Parr in the popul ...
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk... city to the Democratic Republic of Armenia. Turkish revolutionaries, led byrejected the terms of the treaty and instead waged the Turkish War of Inde ...
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 ...
Victor Emmanuel II... ore conservative constitutional monarchic figures included Count Cavour and, who would later become the first king of a united Italy
AragornIn The Fellowship of the Ring, Frodo Baggins met Strider () at the largest and most popular inn in Bree, The Prancing Pony, owned by ...
Alan Bates... starred Malcolm McDowell as Flashman, Oliver Reed as Otto von Bismarck andas Rudi von Sternberg
Julian Hatcher... lowback than as an adhesion-locked breech action. Some authorities, such as, felt the Blish Lock as employed in the submachine gun did not accomplish ...
Jesse Helms... ted to the United States Senate in 2002, to succeed the retiring Republican. However, she lost her seat in 2008, a heavily Democratic year, to Kay Ha ...
Geoffrey Keynes... nd mother Florence Ada Keynes (1861–1958) by 12 years. Keynes's brother Sir(1887–1982) was a distinguished surgeon, scholar and bibliophile. His neph ...
Arthur Koestler... force is guiding the course of biological evolution was the science writer(1967, 1978). Koestler provided examples of evolutionary development that ...
Peter Brook... 7 production of Ben Jonson's Volpone for the Royal National Theatre, and in's acclaimed production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. At about this time, ...
Paul HausserIn 1936, Himmler selected former Lieutenant Generalto be Inspector of the SS-VT with the rank of Brigadefuhrer, and he set ab ...
Celine Dion... hich the reorganised Air Canada was held. In October 2004, Canadian singer,became the face of Air Canada, hoping to relaunch the airline, and draw in ...
Julius Caesar... and its inhabitants received full Roman citizenship following the death ofin 44 BC
Lobau... additional brigade artillery deployed to its left in support. Napoleon sent's corps to intercept the rest of Bülow's IV Corps proceeding to Plancenoi ...
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 ...
Steven Isserlis... rformers. Musicians who have performered in the JdP in recent years include, the Jerusalem Quartet, the Chilingirian Quartet and the Belcea Quartet
Grigory Potemkinhad had involvement in the coup d'état of 1762. In 1772, Catherine's close ...
J. R. R. Tolkien... ame Nuada probably derives from a Celtic stem *noudont- or *noudent-, whichsuggested was related to a Germanic root meaning "acquire, have the use of ...
John Madejski... appointment of Mark McGhee as player-manager, shortly after the takeover by, in June 1991 saw Reading move forward
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 ...
Burgess MeredithRocky's trainer Mickey () initially wants no part of it and admits to the champion that Lang was r ...
António CorreiaIn 1521, a Portuguese force led by commanderinvaded Bahrain to take control of the wealth created by its pearl industr ...
James Edward Tait... ological breakdown. Dr Ian Gibson is another to leave his mark on politics.was a Dumfries-born recipient of the Victoria Cross. William Robertson and ...
Diana Krall... a Records released her newest studio album, Love is the Answer, produced by. On October 2, 2009, Streisand made her British television performance de ...
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 ...
Joseph McCarthy... ion was escalating rapidly. In the United States Senate, Republican Senatorof Wisconsin had become a national figure after chairing congressional inv ...
Wilgelm Vitgeft... breakout attempt by the Russian squadron, now under the command of Admiral, failed. By the end of the month, Japanese artillery was firing shells in ...
Alva R. FitchThe first Eagle Scout in Nebraska wasof Norfolk
William CamdenIn 1603 the antiquarianpublished an edition of Asser's Life in which there appears a story of a c ...
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Roy Castle... e McWhirters co-presented the BBC television programme Record Breakers withfrom 1972 until Ross's death in 1975; Norris continued appearing on the sh ...
Elizabeth IIVisited by Somerset Maugham, Rudyard Kipling, Noël Coward and Queenamong many others, Penang has always been a popular tourist destination, b ...
Jimmy Page... sts to have recorded Elmore James covers. Clapton also recorded a song withcalled "Tribute to Elmore" that first appeared on the 1968 compilation alb ...
King Charles IIDuring the reign of, Britannia made her first appearance on English coins on a farthing of 16 ...
Anthony Barber... ibes an earlier period of rapid expansion under the tenure as chancellor ofin the Conservative government of Sir Edward Heath (1970 to 1974). Critics ...
Oliver Cromwell... s restoration and the end of the stalemate between Parliament and the King.and Sir Henry Vane the Younger both opposed this measure. This should have ...
Barry Goldwater... n. McCain succeeded longtime American conservative icon and Arizona fixtureupon the latter's retirement as United States Senator from Arizona
Piet Joubert... blic. Kruger was re-elected president in 1888 and 1893, each time defeating
Freiherr von BülowAt about 16:30 the first Prussian corps arrived. Commanded by, IV Corps arrived as the French cavalry attack was in full spate. Bülow s ...
James Earl Jones... had another brief cameo as himself in the 1997 movie The Devil's Advocate.portrayed a flamboyant boxing promoter in the 1984 made-for-television mov ...
Aulus GabiniusIn 57–55 BCE,, proconsul of Syria, split the former Hasmonean Kingdom into Galilee, Sam ...
Strom Thurmond... he previous year. Shortly afterwards, Senator Trent Lott made comments at abirthday celebration in which he said that if Thurmond's presidential bid ...
Byron WhiteThe case was then appealed to the Supreme Court. Supreme Court Justicewrote the decision for the majority. The Supreme Court held that for the p ...
Pliny... Classical sources on the Seres (Greek and Roman name of China) (essentiallyand Ptolemy) gives the following account
Winston Churchill... der the direction of the Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE). Prime Ministertasked the Royal Navy with helping locate and retrieve the wreckage so tha ...
Rod Stewart... James Sainsbury, Peter Sellers, Mike Skinner, Alison Steadman, Imre Varadi,, Victoria Wood, Lord Young of Dartington, Toby Young, and Alex Zane
Chiang Kai-shekJung Chang and Jon Halliday claim thatallowed the Communists to escape on the Long March, allegedly because he w ...
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 ...
Tuskegee Airmen... of the distinguished service by African American military units such as the, 366th Infantry Regiment, and others. During the baseball winter meetings ...
Peter Ustinov... h, was later turned into a play, an opera by Benjamin Britten and a film by
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band... ; Broyles 2004; Hewett 2007). The Beatles included his face on the cover of(Guy and Llewelyn-Jones 2004, 111). This reflects his influence on the ban ...
Colin Campbell Mitchell... t Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, under the command of Lt-Col.
Zheng He... n the early Ming Dynasty, Quanzhou was the staging area and supply depot of's naval expeditions. Further development was severely hampered by the sea ...
Eric Clapton... a 40 year career he released 20 studio albums, working with artists such asand David Gilmour. He has been described by The Times as "an electrifying ...
James Cook... Endeavour, was a British Royal Navy research vessel commanded by Lieutenanton his first voyage of discovery, to Australia and New Zealand from 1769 t ...
The Duke of Kent... ose friend of the convicted Libyan gun smuggler Tarek Kaituni’. It was fromthat the Duke took over in this position, which involves him representing ...
Arthur Nebe... er of the Reich Main Security Office. Heinrich Müller became Gestapo Chief,, chief of the Criminal Police (Kripo), and the two branches of SD were co ...
Daniel Tyler... 1872, the Woodstock Iron Company, organized by Samuel Noble and Union Gen., rebuilt the furnace on a much larger scale, as well as started a planned ...
John Le Mesurier... including Ian Carmichael, Richard Attenborough, Terry-Thomas, Dennis Price,, Irene Handl and Miles Malleson
Paul A. Dever... favorite son candidates included Oklahoma Senator Robert S. Kerr, Governorof Massachusetts, Senator Hubert Humphrey of Minnesota, and Senator J. Wil ...
Bacchides... A little later the Jordan was the scene of the battle between Jonathan and, in which the latter was defeated
Bernardo O'Higgins... San Martín (United Provinces of the Río de la Plata, Chile, and Peru), and(Chile) led their independence struggle. Although Bolivar attempted to kee ...
Pliny the Elder... f Ptolemaic Egypt and contemporary of Ashoka the Great, is also recorded byas having sent an ambassador named Dionysius to the Mauryan court
Roger Staubach... was also the second Heisman Trophy winner to be named Super Bowl MVP afterin Super Bowl VI
Jefferson Davis... biographies of major southern figures, such as Varina Davis' of her husband. Later, women began adding more of their own experiences to the "public d ...
Fritz von Below... south of the river. They were opposed by the German Second Army of General. The axis of the advance was centred on the Roman road that ran from Albe ...
Bonifacius... 0,000. According to Procopius, the Vandals came to Africa at the request of, the military ruler of the region. However, it has been suggested that th ...
Leo Phokas... prompting the renewal of hostilities with Bulgaria. With her main supportercrushingly defeated by the Bulgarians at the Battle of Acheloos in 917, Zo ...
John McCain... John Kerry, who received 44%. In the 2008 presidential election, Republicanand Democrat Barack Obama tied, with each receiving 49% of the vote This g ...
Hank Greenberg... e league's best with "Black Mike" Mickey Cochrane behind the plate, sluggerat first, and consistent Charlie Gehringer, "The Mechanical Man", at secon ...
Pat Robertson... o pay for Republican "infomercials" and televising of the GOP convention on's Family Channel, but backed off when Democrats criticized the donation a ...
Theodor Eicke... d and the particularly fierce fighting of the Totenkopf", Obergruppenführerwas awarded the Oak Leaves to the Knight's Cross on 20 May 1942
Reinhard Heydrich... orces of the Kriminalpolizei, and the Gestapo, police and security offices.is viewed as the mastermind behind the SS security forces and held the tit ...
Oliver Cromwell... ards the king was high enough to allow republican roundhead leaders such asto abolish the monarchy completely and establish the republican Commonweal ...
Robert SedgwickColonelled one hundred New England volunteers and two hundred of Oliver Cromwell' ...
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 ...
Carl E. Stewart... ted States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Ballard v. Burton, Judgewriting for the Court held that an Alford guilty plea is a "variation of a ...
Dr. Seuss... apra's It's a Wonderful Life (1946) and Scrooge is likely an influence upon's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1957)
Ronald ReaganWyman was the first wife of. They married in 1940 and divorced in 1949, before Reagan ran for public ...
Ronald Reagan... e operations. It was abruptly halted during the administration of Presidentin the mid-late 1980s, part of the War on Drugs
Barry Letts... dio 4's Last Word to pay tribute to the deceased former Doctor Who producer. He described Letts, who originally cast him in the role, as “the big lin ...
Steve Nash... rst NBA championship only two years before. The Mavericks, run by a trio of, Michael Finley, and Dirk Nowitzki, had just defeated the Utah Jazz despi ...
Andrew JacksonJackson Township, named after, is a township in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 ...
Peter SellersI'm All Right Jack featuredand as a result, boosted his film career, winning him a BAFTA Best Actor A ...
Ernst Kaltenbrunner... enberg. Heydrich was assassinated in 1942. His positions were taken over byin January 1943, following a few short months of Heinrich Himmler personal ...
Andrew Waugh... her restricted work to the last three months of the year. In November 1847,, the British made several observations from Sawajpore station located in ...
John Burgoyne... of Bemis Heights in Saratoga. The reinforcements for which British Generalwas waiting were held up, and Burgoyne was forced to surrender at Saratoga ...
John Julius Norwich... simplest terms, the loss of the Eastern Roman Empire's Anatolian heartland.says in his trilogy on the Byzantine Empire that the defeat was "its death ...
Pliny the Elder... man and Arabic naturalists and physicians. Several ancient writers, such asand Scribonius Largus, attested to the numbing effect of electric shocks d ...
Andronikos Doukas... eror from entering the church and may have become involved in the revolt of. He was deposed as patriarch on February 1, 907 and replaced by Euthymios ...
William IV... e British throne in 1714. The last British monarch who ruled in Hanover was: Salic law, which required succession by the male line, forbade the acces ...
Patrick SinclairThe origin of the name has also been confused with that, a British officer who purchased land on the St. Clair River at the outle ...
PlinySeveral authors of antiquity (Apollonius Rhodius,, Philostephanus) discussed the hypothetical shape of the ship. Generally ...
Richard Attenborough... inting artist John Walker. The prize was awarded by celebrity presenter Sir
Gwyn Nicholls... eiled on 26 December 1949 in honour of the Welsh international rugby player. The Cardiff Athletic Clubhouse is situated in the corner of the ground b ...
Dudley Moore... 57. Days earlier he had been taken in and announced, "I feel a bit poorly."attended Cook's memorial service in London in May 1995 and he and Martin L ...
Arthur St. Clair... American Revolutionary War General and Governor of the Northwest Territory, but the name was in use with the current spelling long before St. Clair ...
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 ...
Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset... ok, that it was published as "propaganda" for reformist interests backed byor other high-placed aristocrats, and that Crowley added interpretive glos ...
June Whitfield... lms. He also appeared in BBC1's popular domestic sitcom Terry and June with. As a regular comedy performer, he went on to become one of Britain's top ...
Lord Chamberlain... es of Polly Peachum in the West Indies; its production was forbidden by the, no doubt through the influence of Walpole. This act of "oppression" caus ...
Ian Hamilton Finlay... g But My Own." Other nominees included Terry Atkinson, sculptor Tony Cragg,, Milena Kalinovska and painting/printing artist John Walker. The prize wa ...
Richard NixonThe scandal eventually led to the resignation of, the President of the United States, on August 9, 1974, the only resignat ...
John F. Kennedy... d High School and Enrico Fermi High School are the district's high schools.Middle School is the town's middle school. There are nine elementary schoo ...
Robert Graves... it the patronage of Athena, for the olive tree brought wood, oil, and food.was of the opinion that "Poseidon's attempts to take possession of certain ...
Charles II... was very politically astute and secured the charter from the newly restored, who granted the most liberal political terms
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 ...
Andrew Waugh... ial English name by the Royal Geographical Society upon a recommendation by, the British . Waugh named the mountain after his predecessor in the post ...
Charles IIThe principal advisor to, the Earl of Clarendon remarked on the matter, "and from those contestati ...
Char Aznable... Amuro Ray, to whom the young Japanese of that time could easily relate, and, who was "simply [...] fascinating", made a major contribution to the ser ...
Friedrich Maximilian Klinger#Elizabeth Alexandrovna Alexeeva (1761–1844), married to, fathered by Catherine's lover, Count Grigory Grigoryevich Orlo
Scipio Africanus... al siege of the Celtiberian town Numantia, Hispania, by the Roman forces of
Victoria Wood... ry, Peter Sellers, Mike Skinner, Alison Steadman, Imre Varadi, Rod Stewart,, Lord Young of Dartington, Toby Young, and Alex Zane
Dave BarrettThe NDP first won election in 1972 under, who served as Premier for three years. The NDP passed a great deal of le ...
Walter Schellenberg... ches of SD were commanded by various SS officers such as Otto Ohlendorf and. Heydrich was assassinated in 1942. His positions were taken over by Erns ...
Jack Charlton... on the touchline resulted in fines for both Republic of Ireland's manager,, and their striker John Aldridge. Fortunately for Ireland, Aldridge was a ...
Stalin... erence (late 1943), Poland's geographic location was fundamentally altered.'s proposal that Poland should be moved very far to the west was readily a ...
James Forrestal... iversity president, Eisenhower was requested to advise Secretary of Defenseon unification of the armed services. Approximately six months after his i ...
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 ...
Arthur Conan Doyle... er Twist, David Copperfield and the Pickwick Papers was born in Portsmouth,Author of the Sherlock Holmes Novels. Sir Walter Besant, a novelist and hi ...
Robert Barton... 1921 the Dáil ratified the appointment of Arthur Griffith, Michael Collins,, Eamonn Duggan and George Gavan Duffy as envoys plenipotentiary for the p ...
Winfield Scott... porated in about 1897, the name was changed to Winfield in honor of General. This area was once the Chickasaw Indian domain. Although there were no k ...
Jacques ChiracIn 1996,, then French President, granted the former French members of the Internat ...
Alan Ayckbourn... music, and comic books. This led to imaginative adaptations of two plays by, and two different styles of musical in On connaît la chanson (Same Old S ...
Amuro RayJohn Oppliger observes that the characters of, to whom the young Japanese of that time could easily relate, and Char Az ...
Erich Ludendorff... : the 1919 Bavarian Soviet Republic and the 1923 Beer Hall Putsch involvingand Adolf Hitler took place in the same city. For most of the Weimar Repub ...
David Suchethas starred as the eponymous detective in Agatha Christie's Poirot in the ...
Neil Young... t there would be no further financial support from Katz unless they did so., then of Buffalo Springfield, was in the room at the time, and kept his h ...
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, ...
Hovenden Walker... of 15 ships of the line and transports carrying 5,000 troops led by Admiralarrived at Boston in June, doubling the town's population and greatly stra ...
Otto Ohlendorf... ), and the two branches of SD were commanded by various SS officers such asand Walter Schellenberg. Heydrich was assassinated in 1942. His positions ...
Sir Thomas Morgan (1st Baronet 1604-79... e ‘Tredegar Morgans’ and had two brothers, Thomas and Edward. Major-General) served in the Commonwealth forces during English civil war from 1642-9, ...
Alexander Knox Helm... arrie, author of Peter Pan, missionary Jane Haining, international diplomat, John Laurie, actor (Private Fraser in Dad's Army), artist Robin Philipso ...
Richard Nixon... d United States Senator George Smathers and then former U.S. Vice President, who had promised to leave politics. During his subsequent presidency fro ...
Jacques Chirac... Movement. Moreover, he benefited from the divisions in the Gaullist party.and other Gaullist personalities published the "Call of the 43" where they ...
Feng Yuxiang... Chiang in his war of unification against other warlords such as Li Zongren,and Yan Xishan. As a reward, Zhang remained ruler of Manchuria and even ex ...
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 ...
John McCainIn the 2008 presidential election, Republican candidatereceived 22,263 votes (50.83% of the county's share) to Democrat Barack Ob ...
Richard Lugar... cities to two, Phoenix and Indianapolis. Under the administrations of mayorand then William Hudnut, Indianapolis was making an ambitious effort to re ...
Jonathan Pryce... alongside several other notable performers: Bill Nighy, Pete Postlethwaite,, Willy Russell and Alan Bleasdale
Richard Nixon... attractive in the wake of the Watergate scandal, which had led to President's resignation. Ford, although personally unconnected with Watergate, was ...
Marc Mitscher... 26 February. There she served temporarily as the flagship for Vice Admiral, the Commander of the Fast Carrier Task Force, called Task Force 58 at th ...
Erich von Falkenhayn... of surprise; they did not expect such a big attack by the British. General, agitated by the additional losses in one sector of the Somme front, sack ...
Carl Foreman... n to say he would never regret having helped blacklist liberal screenwriterfrom Hollywood. Ironically, Gary Cooper himself had conservative political ...
William R. Peers... p, and pressed for a full and impartial investigation by Lieutenant General. Westmoreland also made efforts to investigate the Phong Nhi and Phong Nh ...
Winston Churchill... ich derives its fame from the Potsdam Conference of the World War II allies, Harry Truman and Joseph Stalin in 1945. The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower in ...
Nikolaus Pevsner... of the buildings are listed, including the Cheltenham Synagogue, judged byto be one of the architecturally "best" non-Anglican ecclesiastical buildi ...
George Smathers... ey Biscayne millionaire Bebe Rebozo, Miami native and United States Senatorand then former U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon, who had promised to lea ...
Chiang Kai-shek... o who was being held hostage by Joseph Stalin back. This is contradicted byhimself, who wrote in his diary, "It is not worth is to sacrifice the inte ...
Earl of Strafford... n of the term to a remark made by Queen Henrietta Maria at the trial of theearlier that year; referring to John Pym, she asked who the roundheaded ma ...
Wilfrid Laurier... on of a museum of Canadian history. The federal prime minister at the time,, suggested, however, that a preservation of the plains themselves would b ...
Byron White... ce Fred M. Vinson played poker with President Harry Truman and that Justicewent skiing with Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. Scalia stated that he ...
Lance Barnard... Sir Paul Hasluck swear him in as Prime Minister and Labor's deputy leader,, as Deputy Prime Minister. The two men held 27 portfolios during the two ...
Eli Zeira... ella to protect any crossing operation from air attack. However, Aman Chiefwas still confident that the probability of war was low
Roger StaubachThe game pitted the Cowboys' current quarterback,, against their former quarterback, Craig Morton. Led by Staubach and the ...
Theodore Alyates... Turkish positions, with the left wing under Bryennios, the right wing under, and the centre under the emperor. At that moment, when a Turkish soldier ...
Franz Pfeffer von Salomon... ities for the Nazis to agitate for change. The SA was reorganised, but withas its head rather than Göring, and the Schutzstaffel (SS) was founded, in ...
William IIIThe following century,'s massive rebuilding and expansion project intended to rival Versailles w ...
Michael Collins... including the complete crews of Apollo 11 (Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and) and Apollo 8 (Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders)
Duke of Wellington... ng scale and during the next year Huskisson and the new Prime Minister, the, devised a new sliding scale for the Importation of Corn Act 1828 whereby ...
Lord Cochrane... ower and real naval officers of the period, among them Sir George Cockburn,, Sir James Gordon, Sir William Hoste and many others. The actions of the ...
Toussaint Louverture... he Jacobins, endorsed abolition and extended it to all the French colonies., a former slave and leader in the slave revolt—a man who rose in importan ...
Sir Mirza Ismail... arlier half of 20th century, the Nandi Hills waterworks was commissioned by(Diwan of Mysore, 1926–41 CE) to provide a water supply to the city. Curre ...
Ludovic Kennedy... k returned to the BBC as Sir Arthur Streeb-Greebling for an appearance within A Life in Pieces. The 12 interviews saw Sir Arthur recount his life bas ...
Gerry Schwartz... r adopted by Nelson Peltz (Triarc), Saul Steinberg (Reliance Insurance) and(Onex Corporation). These investment vehicles would utilize a number of th ...
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 ...
Ted Williams... ar which saw the premature death of Lou Gehrig, Boston's great left fielderhad a batting average over .400 – the last time anyone has achieved that f ...
Harold WilsonIn 1964, the new British government underannounced their intention to hand over power to the Federation of South Ar ...
Peter Ustinovplayed Poirot a total of six times, starting with Death on the Nile (1978) ...
Michael P. Murphy... awarded for action in Afghanistan. The recipients were Navy SEAL Lieutenant, Army Sergeant First Class Jared C. Monti, Army Staff Sergeant Robert Jam ...
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, ...
Billy Connolly... me of the earliest successes came from folk clubs, where performers such as, Mike Harding and Jasper Carrott started as relatively straight musical a ...
Joseph Tarchaneiotes... ach taking about men. It is unknown what happened to the army sent off with—according to Islamic sources, Alp Arslan smashed this army; however Roman ...
John Ehrlichman... ased on Richard Helms) in Washington: Behind Closed Doors, an adaptation of's roman a clef The Company, in turn based on the Watergate scandal
Douglas MacArthur... ng as it did just after the deaths of President John F. Kennedy and General, former Chaplain of the Senate Frederick Brown Harris officiated. All thr ...
Barry Gibb... old more albums. In 1980, she released her best-selling effort to date, the-produced Guilty. The album contained the hits "Woman in Love" (which spen ...
Prince George of DenmarkIn 1702, he was at Epsom when, husband of Queen Anne fell ill. According to tradition, Arbuthnot treate ...
Sir George Cockburn... allels between Hornblower and real naval officers of the period, among them, Lord Cochrane, Sir James Gordon, Sir William Hoste and many others. The ...
John Kerry... Republican George W. Bush received 56% of the vote here, defeating Democrat, who received 44%. In the 2008 presidential election, Republican John McC ...
Howard HawksIn 1959, Wayne teamed up with directorto make Rio Bravo as a conservative response. Hawks explained, "I made Rio ...
J. R. Ackerley... though he maintained contact with a circle which included E. M. Forster and. One of his closest friends was the young cricketer Dennis Silk. He forme ...
Joseph Stalin... ly because he wanted his son Chiang Ching-kuo who was being held hostage byback. This is contradicted by Chiang Kai-shek himself, who wrote in his di ...
John Kerry... ublican president George W. Bush received 24,369 (56.31%) votes to Democrat's 18,355 (42.41%)
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 ...
Robert Bolt... 1950 and 1951. Others to win twice in this category include: George Seaton,(who also won in two consecutive years), Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo, ...
Jimmy CarterThe act jump-started the peace process. United States Presidentinvited both Sadat and Begin to a summit at Camp David to negotiate a fina ...
Edwin V. Sumner... e regimental quartermaster and commissary officer under the command of Col.. He was promoted to first lieutenant in 1855
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. ...
Murray BarrA Barr body (named after discoverer) is the inactive X chromosome in a female somatic cell, rendered inactive ...
G. Gordon LiddyIn January 1972,, general counsel to the Committee for the Re-Election of the President (C ...
Beauvoir De Lisle... argely ignorant of the progress of the battle. A mistaken report by Generalof the 29th Division proved to be fatal. By misinterpreting a German flare ...
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 ...
Sir James Gordon... aval officers of the period, among them Sir George Cockburn, Lord Cochrane,, Sir William Hoste and many others. The actions of the Royal Navy at the ...
Lt. Colonel Robert G. Cole... sited the cemetery, on 8 May 2005. Margraten is the final resting place for, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for action during the Normandy campai ...
Pete Postlethwaite... l in the mid 1970s, alongside several other notable performers: Bill Nighy,, Jonathan Pryce, Willy Russell and Alan Bleasdale
John McCain... nd 1996. Like most of the rural counties in Missouri, Ripley County favoredover Barack Obama in 2008
Jack BrabhamThe Brabham team was founded byand Ron Tauranac, who met in 1951 while both were successfully building an ...
Richard Helms... t year, he portrayed a fictional Director of Central Intelligence (based on) in Washington: Behind Closed Doors, an adaptation of John Ehrlichman's r ...
Joseph TarchaneiotesRomanos ordered his generalto take some of the Roman troops and Varangians and accompany the Pecheneg ...
Joseph Stalin... m Conference of the World War II allies Winston Churchill, Harry Truman andin 1945. The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower in Mumbai is one of India's most fam ...
Lord Fairfax... ican Commonwealth. The roundhead commander-in-chief of the first Civil War,, remained a supporter of constitutional monarchy, as did many other round ...
Ronald Reagan... ction campaign was one of many causes that led to his defeat in November by
Romanos Lekapenos... ther failures, she and her supporters were supplanted in 919 by the admiral, who married his daughter Helena Lekapene to Constantine VII and finally ...
King Richard IIIFor his support ofduring the deposition of King Edward V in 1483, he was created The Duke of ...
Paul Hausser... grenadier divisions. Thanks to the efforts of Himmler and Obergruppenführer, the new commander of the SS Panzer Corps, the three SS Panzergrenadier d ...
Germanicus... d not only Ptolemy but also the poet Aratus, the orator Cicero, and generalas colouring the star red, though acknowledging that none of the latter th ...
Thomas Churchyard... rted by the contemporary proliferation of texts that responded to it; e.g.:'s. The poem's obscure record may have had something to do with Crowley's ...
Gerald Ford... the Senate, Nixon resigned the presidency on August 9, 1974. His successor,, then issued a pardon to Nixon
Frank Capra... . The book's issues are detectable from a slightly different perspective in's It's a Wonderful Life (1946) and Scrooge is likely an influence upon Dr ...
Victoria Wood... ces their first taste of extreme American stand-up comedy from Lenny Bruce.launched her stand-up career in the early 1980s, which saw observational c ...
Charles Leclerc... on of more than 20,000 men under the command of his brother-in-law, Generalin 1802 to retake the island. Leclerc's mission was to oust Louverture and ...
Theodor Eicke... S formation known as the SS-Totenkopfverbände (SS-TV), under the command of. Known as the "Death's Head Units", the SS-TV was first organized as seve ...
Julius Caesar... own incident of a leader extending his term indefinitely was Roman dictator, who made himself "Perpetual Dictator" (commonly mistranslated as 'Dictat ...
Alastair Sim... musical film in 1970 but critical consensus deems the 1951 version starringthe very best adaptation on film (Kelly 28). Other media adaptations inclu ...
J. R. R. TolkienThe Black Speech is a fictional language created by
George WashingtonDuring the American Revolutionary War, both Comte de Rochambeau &'s troops camped on what is now the site of the Pequannock Valley Middle S ...
NapoleonAfterimposed the Convention of Artlenburg (Convention of the Elbe) on July 5, 1 ...
Raymond Barre... alry appeared with his prime minister Jacques Chirac, who resigned in 1976., called the "best economist in France", succeeded him. He led a policy of ...
Augusto Pinochet... neoliberal governments being created in Chile, where a military coup led bytook place in 1973
John Whitelocke... Plata, at the command of Home Riggs Popham and William Carr Beresford, and. The invasions were repelled, but powerfully affected the Spanish authori ...
Augusto Pinochet... e Juan Guzmán Tapia (the first judge who prosecuted former Chilean dictator), Armin von Bogdandy (Director at the Max Planck Institute for Comparativ ...
Charles Lindbergh... lorous act that warrants the award, exceptions have been made. For example,, while a reserve member of the U.S. Army Air Corps, received his Medal of ...
Saladin... power in Arabic poetry, and was according to legend the personal emblem of. The specific depiction of Golden Eagle legendarily considered to be Sala ...
Derek Jacobi... scriva. It is directed by Roland Joffe, and stars Charlie Cox, Wes Bentley,, Golshifteh Farahani, Dougray Scott, Olga Kurylenko, and Lily Cole
Herbert Cyril ThackerCanadian military attachéserved in the field with Japanese forces in the Russo–Japanese War (1904–0 ...
Hernán CortésIn 1519 Alvarado accompaniedin his expedition to Mexico, commanding one of the eleven vessels in the f ...
Strom Thurmond... he previous most senior Republican senator and former President Pro Temporeretired
Gustav Lombard... rder by RFSS: All Jews must be shot. Drive the female Jews into the swamps., on receiving the order, advised his Battalion that "In future not one ma ...
Edmund P. Gaines... anization as he was the oldest township resident. He named it after General, an acquaintance of his noted for his service in the War of 1812, the Sem ...
Tom Jones... dets, Roger Miller, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, John Cale, Merle Haggard,, Dax Riggs, Roger McGuinn, Suzi Quatro, Van Halen, Jimi Hendrix, Neil Dia ...
Richard Montgomery... e of Tryon County was changed to Montgomery County in honor of the general,, who had captured several places in Canada and died attempting to capture ...
Benjamin Lincoln... At the 2010 census the population was 6,266. It was named for Major General, who served in the American Army during the Revolutionary War
Peter Sallis... and regularly repeated on BBC 7), starring John Moffatt (Maurice Denham andhave also played Poirot on BBC Radio 4, Mr. Denham in The Mystery of the B ...
Charles Aznavour... me Expo New York 2002 that the name was originally based on the French name, a popular French-language singer. (Interestingly, the 2004 edition of th ...
Home Riggs Popham... y forces tried to invade the area of the Rio de la Plata, at the command ofand William Carr Beresford, and John Whitelocke. The invasions were repell ...
Aristides... sea to symbolize the permanence of their alliance. The Athenian politicianwould spend the rest of his life occupied in the affairs of the alliance, ...
Liu YuThe dynasty was founded by劉裕 (363–422), whose surname together with "Song" forms the most commonly u ...
Edmund Rucker... a, United States. It was named for a Civil War officer, Confederate General. The post is the primary flight training base for Army Aviation and is ho ...
Wojciech Jaruzelski... jailed when martial law came into effect on December 13, 1981 under General. After a one year prison term the high-ranking members of the union were ...
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 ...
Scipio Africanus... rom Augustus to Trajan, which was originally introduced among the Romans by. This new Roman imperial fashion lasted until the reign of Phocas
Stefan Rowecki... ible to the Government Delegate's at Home in the civilian chain of command.(pseudonym Grot, or "Arrowhead"), served as the AK's first commander until ...
Jim Davidson... Kingdom Brunel; Prog-rock band Wishbone Ash, supermodel Lily Cole, comedian, tennis player/TV presenter Sue Barker, and astrologer Russell Grant also ...
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, ...
Koxinga... Kangxi Emperor, a measure intended to counter the refuge Ming government ofin Taiwan. Incoming refugees, however, did not translate into a major labo ...
Jimmy Carter... 7 along with many other non-combat awards, but it was restored by Presidentin 1977 (see Evolution of Criteria, above)
Ferdinand of Brunswick... of the Invasion of Hanover. It was recaptured by Anglo-German forces led bythe following year
Lothar Rendulic... forces utilized scorched earth tactics, and though initially German Generalordered only the public buildings in Rovaniemi to be destroyed, on 13 Octo ...
Kuldip Singh Brar... n, Operation Blue Star (June 1984), the Indian Army led by the Sikh Generalforcibly entered the Harmandir Sahib (the Golden Temple) to overpower the ...
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 ...
John F. Kennedy... ensive care units and a new concrete emergency heliport. The Indio (renamed) hospital opened in a new location in 1983 on land donated by hospital co ...
Ronald Reagan... of the GOP's moderate wing and the incumbent President, from Michigan; and, the leader of the GOP's conservative wing and the former two-term govern ...
Daniel InouyeSince 1987, Hawaii's Senator, a World War II veteran, has introduced a measure to return Memorial Day ...
Romanos I... e supporters of Euthymios followed, which did not end until the new EmperorLekapenos promulgated the Tomos of Union in 920. In the meantime Alexander ...
Robert Graves... in 1925, at the end of which year she went to England at the invitation ofand his wife Nancy Nicholson. She would remain in Europe for nearly 14 yea ...
Alexander Litvinenko... acob Bronowski, Sir Ralph Richardson, Christina Rossetti, Sir Sidney Nolan,, Malcolm McLaren, and Radclyffe Hall
Cliff Richard... By 1973 over 200 "covers" had been recorded of Norman's songs, including by, Jack Jones, Petula Clark, Sammy Davis, Jr., Pat Boone, The Imperials, an ...
John McColl... ince September 2011, the incumbent Lieutenant Governor has been General Sir
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 ...
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 ...
Wilhelm Groener... r William II to abdicate. Despite similar advice by Paul von Hindenburg andof the General Staff, the Emperor considered abdication only as Emperor, n ...
Tex Schramm... oughout his tenure, Landry worked closely with the Cowboys general manager,. The two were together during Landry's entire tenure with the team. A thi ...
Bob Dole... ught the position of Republican (and then-Majority) leader, running against, Dick Lugar, Jim McClure and Pete Domenici. As Republican whip, Stevens w ...
Jean-Bédel Bokassa... ally profited. Valéry Giscard d'Estaing was at first a friend of its ruler,; he supplied Bokassa's regime with much financial and military backing. H ...
Lucius Cornelius Sulla... e. Kim Il-Sung was named Eternal President of the Republic after his death.appointed himself in 82 BC to an entirely new office, dictator rei publica ...
Van Morrison... have covered his songs, including Sammy Davis, Jr. Irish singer-songwriterand American singer-songwriters like John Mellencamp an
Petula Clark... ad been recorded of Norman's songs, including by Cliff Richard, Jack Jones,, Sammy Davis, Jr., Pat Boone, The Imperials, and The Oak Ridge Boys
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 ...
John McCain... toward the Republican Party. In the 2008 Presidential Election, Republicanreceived 59% of the vote, defeating Democrat Barack Obama, who received ar ...
Francisco Franco... ea forces of the republican government. A monument was constructed to honorcalled the Llano Amarillo, which was inaugurated on the 13th of July 1940 ...
Leslie Nielsen... Hudsucker Proxy. Later the same year she played a supporting role oppositeand Fred Ward in the cop comedy film . Though both of these appearances we ...
Richard Glücks... rtschafts-Verwaltungshauptamt (WVHA). Oswald Pohl commanded the WVHA, whileserved as the Inspector of Concentration Camps
T. E. Hulme... rigins of Imagism are to be found in two poems, Autumn and A City Sunset by. These were published in January 1909 by the Poets' Club in London in a b ...
Joseph McCarthy... und Eisenhower's relented decision to confront the controversial methods ofon his home turf in a Wisconsin appearance. Just two weeks prior to the el ...
Paul von Hindenburg... Maximilian urged Emperor William II to abdicate. Despite similar advice byand Wilhelm Groener of the General Staff, the Emperor considered abdicatio ...
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Napoleon... ork appeared ultimately in a published form. Thus, in 1808 he was placed byupon the council of the Imperial University, and in this capacity he presi ...
Sir James Anderson... ng them Henry Duncan, founder of the world's first commercial savings bank,, who captained the SS Great Eastern on the Transatlantic telegraph cable ...
Göring... Heydrich. He was acting under the authority given to him by Reichsmarschallin a letter dated July 31, 1941. Göring instructed Heydrich to devise "... ...
Fritz von Lossberg... sacked the Chief of Staff of the Second Army and replaced him with Colonel, his operations officer. Lossberg did not readily accept this promotion, ...
Alexander the GreatAshkelon was soon rebuilt. Until the conquest of, Ashkelon's inhabitants were influenced by the dominant Persian culture. ...
Luke Skywalker... ter ("Red Three"), Jek Porkins ("Red Six"), Wedge Antilles ("Red Two"), and("Red Five"). The squadron went on to appear in at the Battle of Hoth and ...
Oswald Pohl... placed under the command of the SS-Wirtschafts-Verwaltungshauptamt (WVHA).commanded the WVHA, while Richard Glücks served as the Inspector of Concen ...
Gerald Ford... Party's presidential nomination in 1976 was between two serious candidates:, the leader of the GOP's moderate wing and the incumbent President, from ...
William IV'sIn 1837, the personal union of the United Kingdom and Hanover ended asheir in the United Kingdom was female (Queen Victoria). According to Salic ...
King Charles II... ry of New Providence begins in 1664 when James, Duke of York and brother to, purchased the land from the Lenni Lenape Native Americans. This acquisit ...
Rudolf Diels... mbers were arrested. Göring demanded that the detainees should be shot, but, head of the Prussian political police, ignored the order. Researchers, i ...
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 ...
Oliver Cromwell... legislation, such as the Navigation Acts, were enacted by the government of
Richard Nixon... hat he had a 66% disapproval rating, a record only matched decades later by, and surpassed by George W. Bush
Osbert Sitwell... of that Department at the end of the war. He refused a knighthood in 1918., in a letter to James Agate, notes that Bennett was not, despite current ...
Don YoungDue to Stevens's long tenure and that of the state's sole congressman,, Alaska was considered to have clout in national politics well beyond its ...
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 ...
Alison Elliot... until 2004 that a woman was chosen to be Moderator of the General Assembly.was also the first non-minister to be chosen since George Buchanan, four c ...
Ernest Augustus... herited by males. As a consequence, Hanover passed to William IV's brother,, and remained a kingdom until 1866, when it was annexed by Prussia during ...
Muhammad bin QasimThe Arab generalconquered Sindh and Multan in southern Punjab in 711CE. The Pakistan gover ...
Stonewall Jackson... to legend waved the Stars and Stripes in defiance of Confederate commanderand his troops as they marched through downtown Frederick in 1862, stands ...
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Ronald Reagan... ent established actors such as James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Bette Davis, and, whom Wasserman became very close with personally. In later decades, Wass ...
Frank J. Fletcher... alian-American cruiser force, under the overall command of American Admiral, to oppose the Japanese offensive
Álvaro ObregónPresidentwas awarded Japan's Order of the Chrysanthemum at a special ceremony in Me ...
Ronald Neame... ain (Jack Gold, 1984), The Dunera Boys (Ben Lewin, 1985) and Foreign Body (, 1986)
Franz HalderAt the Nuremberg Trials, Generaltestified that Göring admitted responsibility for starting the fire. He sa ...
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 ...
Victoria Wood... reatest Stars in the UK. She is also well known for her collaborations with, such as appearing in and co-writing with her the award-winning sitcoms V ...
Lenny Henry... Reilly's performances receiving largely negative notices. Stand up comedianwas the latest big name to play Othello. He did so on a tour at the start ...
Wedge Antilles... pilots, including Biggs Darklighter ("Red Three"), Jek Porkins ("Red Six"),("Red Two"), and Luke Skywalker ("Red Five"). The squadron went on to appe ...
James Clinton... that may be sent to harass the inhabitants on the borders of said river…" .and Christopher Tappan, both lifetime residents of the area, were sent to ...
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 ...
Delia Smith... er being promoted in the 2010–2011 season. Majority-owned by celebrity chefand her husband Michael Wynn-Jones, their ground is at Carrow Road. They h ...
Francisco FrancoOn July 1936, Generaltook command of the Spanish Army of Africa and rebelled against the Spanis ...
Zhang Xueliang, known also as The Young Marshal, was the son of Zhang Zuolin, warlord of ...
Ian Carmichael... ilms. The Boultings used the same actors in a lot of their films, including, Richard Attenborough, Terry-Thomas, Dennis Price, John Le Mesurier, Iren ...
Charles Leclerc... rn to a disaster, with the French commander and Bonaparte’s brother-in-law,, dying of yellow fever and almost his entire force destroyed by the disea ...
Joseph McCarthy... bloody and indecisive Korean War was dragging into its third year, Senator's anti-Communist crusade was stirring public fears of an encroaching “Red ...
José de San Martín... ican wars of independence. Simón Bolívar (Greater Colombia, Peru, Bolivia),(United Provinces of the Río de la Plata, Chile, and Peru), and Bernardo O ...
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Clausewitz... on-trinitarian theory of warfare, which he juxtaposes to the famous work by, On Wa
Dwight D. Eisenhower... ng by U.S. presidents. It has been cited as the favorite film of Presidentsand Bill Clinton
Charles Belgrave... od of major social reform between 1926 and 1957, under the de facto rule of, the British advisor to Shaikh Hamad ibn Isa Al-Khalifa (1872-1942). The ...
Charles Cotesworth Pinckney... Henrietta married Governor Edward Rutledge, and Sarah was the first wife of
Tim McCoy... ding male stars, among them Ramón Novarro, William Haines, John Gilbert and. Crawford appeared in The Unknown (1927), starring Lon Chaney, Sr. who pl ...
Clement Attlee... ister in the world: Chris Watson. In 1945, the British Labour Party, led by, was elected to office based upon a radical socialist programme. Social D ...
Richard Attenborough... ngs used the same actors in a lot of their films, including Ian Carmichael,, Terry-Thomas, Dennis Price, John Le Mesurier, Irene Handl and Miles Mall ...
Glenda Jackson... MP for the Hampstead and Highgate constituency since 1992 has been Labour's. It is now part of the Hampstead and Kilburn constituency, formed at the ...
John Hancock... lsworth. It was incorporated on June 25, 1789. Hancock County was named for, the first governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
James Cook... . The island name was first written in English, in 1778 by British explorerand his crew members. They wrote it as "Owhyhee" or "Owhyee". Explorers Mo ...
James Galway... oyse (1912–2007). Among his many students were Trevor Wye, William Bennett,, Carol Wincenc, and Jean-Claude Gérard
Abner Doubleday... ceived a letter that (erroneously) declared baseball to be the invention of. The commission, though, was biased, as Spalding would appoint anyone to ...
Eoin O'Duffy... and later Samuel Beckett (who became a courier for the French Resistance).led a brigade of 700 Irish volunteers to fight for Franco during the Spani ...
Napoleon I... the little island of Saint Helena and stayed in the same building to whichwould later be exiled
Michael Caine... rominence in 1983 for Educating Rita, performing in the title role opposite. It was a role she had created on the West End stage and it won her BAFTA ...
Zachary Taylor... residency. (The other Presidents who did not have prior elected office were, Ulysses S. Grant, William Howard Taft and Herbert Hoover.
Henry Fonda... ire talent agencies and represent established actors such as James Stewart,, Bette Davis, and Ronald Reagan, whom Wasserman became very close with pe ...
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 ...
Stanley HollowayA film version of the tale was released in 1937 starringas the vicar. In the film, the vicar (of Bray, County Wicklow in Ireland) ...
Michael Durant... rdon, who defended downed Black Hawk helicopter pilot Chief Warrant Officerand his crew during the Battle of Mogadishu in 1993. Both men lost their l ...
Sandy Alderson... Pillsbury, founder of Pillsbury Company and patriarch of Pillsbury family,(San Diego Padres), John Donahoe (eBay), Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. (IBM), Cha ...
Harold Pinter... ipt to Karel Reisz's movie The French Lieutenant's Woman (1980), written by, is a film-within-a-film adaptation of John Fowles's book. In addition to ...
Richard Attenborough... st marriage to Michael Attenborough, the son of British film actor/director, lasted from 1971 to 1973. Her second marriage to Geoffrey Planer lasted ...
Greg Norman... perience at Koele" is located in the mountains of Lānai and was designed by. Bill Gates was married on the 12th hole tee-box at The Challenge at Mane ...
Julius Caesar... 49 BC. She organized an army on the site but did not need to use it due to's arrival in Alexandria. Ashkelon was later placed under the rule of Hero ...
Ulysses S. Grant... other Presidents who did not have prior elected office were Zachary Taylor,, William Howard Taft and Herbert Hoover.
Muhammad AliIn 1972set his training camp in Deer Lake, and it still stands today complete wit ...
Michael Longley... ng archive from Irish writers including Yeats, Paul Muldoon, Ciaran Carson,and other members of the The Belfast Group
Grant... l War. It lasted through the administrations of Lincoln, Andrew Johnson and, and saw the adoption of the Thirteenth Amendment to free slaves, the Fou ...
Andrew Jackson... ed for Samuel D. Ingham, the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury under President, making Ingham one of Michigan's so-called Cabinet counties
Roussel de Bailleul... umber from the eastern provinces; 500 Frankish and Norman mercenaries under; some Turkic (Uz and Pecheneg) and Bulgarian mercenaries; infantry under ...
Heinrich Himmler... ad reached 3,000 "Jews and Partisans". On 1 August, after a meeting between, Erich von Bach-Zelewski and Hinrich Lohse, the brigades received the fol ...
Pierre Charles L'Enfant... a for Washington, D.C., L'Enfant Plaza (named for French-American architect). Pei's associate Araldo A. Cossutta was the lead architect for the plaza ...
John Kerry... y two counties in Maine to vote for Republican George W. Bush over Democrat. Bush won 49.79% to Kerry's 48.47%. In 2008, Democrat Barack Obama narrow ...
Oliver Hazard Perry... on was 28,712. Its county seat is Hazard. The county is named for Commodore, a naval hero in the War of 1812
Celine Dion... place in the park, including performances by Van Halen, Sir Paul McCartney,, Rammstein, Sir Elton John and Metallica
Ronald Reagan... other Hollywood figures, including her own star-recruit to the reform camp,. Ironically, given her role in galvanizing Hollywood resistance to Soviet ...
John Paul Vann... aster than them. Westmoreland repeatedly rebuffed or suppressed attempts byand Lew Walt to shift to a "pacification" strategy Westmoreland had little ...
Maurice Denham... m on BBC Radio 4 (and regularly repeated on BBC 7), starring John Moffatt (and Peter Sallis have also played Poirot on BBC Radio 4, Mr. Denham in The ...
Colin Chapman... e cars were deemed illegal before the following year's race, so Lotus chiefdeveloped the car for use in Formula One and an updated 56B competed in ha ...
Sir John Hawkins... d the islands on their way back from their exploration of Brazilian waters.visited the island three times, firstly in 1542 and then again in 1563 wit ...
William Orlando Butler... tates. Formed in 1848 from part of Barry Township, it is named for war hero
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 ...
Lord Cardigan... in the fashionable 11th Regiment of Light Dragoons. The 11th, commanded by, later involved in the Charge of the Light Brigade, had just returned fro ...
PolyperchonWhen Antipater died in 319 BC, he gave the regentship to, excluding Cassander, his son. Antigonus and the other dynasts refused to ...
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 ...
Bill Kenwright... e trouble than it was worth. The assistant stage manager on the production,, would become one of the UK's most successful producers
Sir Henry Clinton... y 2,100 Loyalists, Hessians, and British regulars led by Lieutenant Generalattacked Forts Montgomery and Clinton from the landward side (which was on ...
Joseph Stalin... Another 9 million Germans from former eastern German provinces, over whichand eastern neighbour states extended military hegemony in 1945, were expe ...
Oveta Culp Hobby... . Humphrey with whom he developed his closest relationships, and one woman,. Eisenhower's cabinet, consisting of several corporate executives and one ...
Heinrich Himmler... , a member of the SS, lampooned Benn in his book Säuberung des Kunsttempels;, however, stepped in to reprimand Willrich and defended Benn on the grou ...
Ian McKellen... atford, cast black opera singer Willard White in the leading role, opposite's Iago
Frank Underhill... nterest one way or the other regarding Canadian affairs. Canadian historian, quoting Canadian playwright Merrill Denison summed it up: "Americans are ...
Charles IIAfter the Restoration, Kingand his successor James II visited Hampton Court but largely preferred to ...
John F. KennedyRobertson was President's personal choice to play him in 1963's PT 109 as a young Lieutenant PT b ...
Winston Churchill... ied Europe. The Allied leaders, Franklin D. Roosevelt of the United States,of the United Kingdom and Joseph Stalin of the USSR, had agreed in general ...
Chiang Kai-shek... ang Kai-shek, whom he taught to paint lotuses; and as personal physician toin Taiwan and perhaps earlier
Aaron Burr... da (1775) under Colonel Benedict Arnold. Samuel carried Benedict Arnold and, his Princeton classmate, off of separate battlefields. Colonel Seth Read ...
Edward Rydz-Śmigły... ken (one Camp of National Unity was connected to the new strongman, Marshal)
John McCain... 49.79% to Kerry's 48.47%. In 2008, Democrat Barack Obama narrowly defeated, 49.51% to 48.50%. In the 2012 Maine Republican Presidential Caucuses, th ...
Sir James Anderson... asting connections were achieved by the ship SS Great Eastern, captained by
John Pope's... tation the following day, managed to overrun Union army commander Maj. Gen.headquarters, and not only captured Pope's full uniform, but also intercep ...
King Edward VII... he set up the National Council to campaign against the visit to Ireland ofhis consort Alexandra of Denmark
Pierce Brosnan... er actually used it. In 1995, this machine was purchased by the Bond actor,
Vo Nguyen Giap... criticized the battlefield prowess of his opponent North Vietnamese General. "Of course, he [Giap] was a formidable adversary," Westmoreland told cor ...
Lord Ninian Crichton-Stuart... h a match between Newport RFC and Cardiff RFC. The new ground was opened by. This new development increased the ground capacity to 43,000 and much im ...
Steve Nash... with Dallas facing elimination, Phoenix beat Dallas in a thriller which sawwith a 39-point game, to go along with 12 assists. Phoenix then made it to ...
Lord Dundonald... ul) modifications to test a newly-developed rotary steam engine designed by. At a cost of nearly £80, Rockets cylinders and driving rods were removed ...
William Tryon... der-in-Chief, North America General William Howe, in New York City, orderedto interrupt the flow of supplies from Connecticut that were reaching the ...
Joss Ackland... s Don Camillo, John Moffatt as the Bishop, Shaun Prendergast as Peppone andas God, and rebroadcast in July 2010 on BBC Radio 7
General William Howe... at the Emlen House, built by Quaker George Emlen in 1745. British commanderobserved the American lines from the belltower of St. Thomas' Episcopal Ch ...
Julius Caesar's... ssed that of the Aediles under the Republic, as could have been seen duringAedileship
Ronnie Barker... ly used word futtock, rarely encountered outside the radio show (apart from's TV series Futtock's End), had a spillover effect on words like fetlock, ...
Yoda... command during the "unexplained" absence of Skywalker while he trained withat Dagobah. After the events of The Empire Strikes Back, Skywalker and Ant ...
Joseph Stalin... Roosevelt of the United States, Winston Churchill of the United Kingdom andof the USSR, had agreed in general before the end of the war that Poland's ...
Rommel... seek Axis help to raise an army to fight the British. Here, he raised with's Indian POWs what came to be known as the Free India Legion. Bose made h ...
King Edward VIIgranted Cardiff city status on 28 October 1905, and the city acquired a Ro ...
Floyd Bennett... ing the ship's cook from drowning. Even after World War I, Richard Byrd andreceived the medal for exploration of the North Pole. Thomas J. Ryan recei ...
Charles de Gaulle... known for its green tiled roof; Erell also designed a house in the city for. Other buildings include the Nabemba Tower and the Congressional Palace. ...
Trevor Nunn... n too much, commenting that Olivier was "blacker than black, almost blue" .'s 1989 version filmed at Stratford, cast black opera singer Willard White ...
Janet Frame... n 1973, which publishes fiction and non-fiction by noted women authors likeand Sarah Dunant
Carl Rogers Darnall... ed chlorine gas was developed in 1910 by U.S. Army Major (later Brig. Gen.)(1867–1941), Professor of Chemistry at the Army Medical School. Shortly th ...
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, ...
LysimachusFollowing his and' victory over Antigonus Monophthalmus at the decisive Battle of Ipsus in ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sun Li-jen... . Chiang orchestrated the controversial court-martial and arrest of Generalin August 1955, allegedly for plotting a coup d'état with the American CIA ...
Ronald Reagan... egan work on chemical disarmament in 1980. On April 4, 1984, U.S. Presidentcalled for an international ban on chemical weapons. U.S. President George ...
Michael Collins... this idea was never really embraced by later separatist leaders, especially, and never came to anything, although Kevin O'Higgins toyed with the idea ...
John Betjeman... boys of the school. These include T. S. Eliot, who taught the poet laureatethere, Gerard Manley Hopkins the poet, the composers John Taverner and Joh ...
John Ehrlichman... security matters. Dean would later testify he was ordered by top Nixon aideto "" a briefcase full of surveillance equipment and other evidence found ...
Raymond Barre... wo right-wing candidates, his two former Prime Ministers Jacques Chirac and. This attitude was interpreted as indicating that he wanted to regain the ...
Reinhard Heydrich... il late 1942 they were assigned to the Reich Main Security Office headed by. The brigades were now used for rear area security and policing, and, mos ...
A. A. Milne... managed to find a post as a teacher at Henley House School where he taught
Ronnie Barker... with comedians, first writing a monologue for Tommy Cooper, and later with, who played Lord Slingsby-Craddock in the London production of Mr Whatnot ...
Cassander... Antipater died in 319 BC, he gave the regentship to Polyperchon, excluding, his son. Antigonus and the other dynasts refused to recognize Polypercho ...
Francisco de Miranda... the Spanish colonies in South America (to assist the Latin American patriot) his force was instead ordered to sail for Portugal, to take part in the ...
Oliver Cromwell... her at Lincoln's Inn. The same year he married Elizabeth French, a niece of; and he also became Tuesday lecturer at St Lawrence, Jewry (where he was ...
Oliver Hazard Perry... of Alabama. It was established in 1819, and is named in honor of Commodoreof Rhode Island and the United States Navy. As of 2010 the population was ...
Edward Braddock... he French and Indian War by George Washington's defeat at Great Meadows and's embarrassment at the Monongahela River. The British response was to cre ...
Wedge Antilles... place for urgent missions that would arise. Their core was Luke Skywalker,, Zev Senesca, and Wes Janson
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Jimmy Carter... sion was "firm, final, and unconditional." The eventual Democratic nominee,, built little by way of a relationship with Kennedy during his primary ca ...
Jackie Robinson... speech caused the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) to seek's testimony on the subject. Robinson was reluctant to testify, in part be ...
Philip St. George Cooke... t in California was scouted by Stephen Kearny's troops and later by Captain's Mormon Battalion in 1846 who were the first to take a wagon the whole w ...
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 ...
John Kerry... ived 58.7% of the vote in Jackson Township (12,451 cast), ahead of Democrat, who received around 39.9% (8,458 votes), with 21,202 ballots cast among ...
James IIAfter the Restoration, King Charles II and his successorvisited Hampton Court but largely preferred to reside elsewhere. By this t ...
Józef Beck... in Europe. The government (foreign policy conduct was the responsibility of) undertook opportunistic hostile actions against Lithuania and Czechoslov ...
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Benito MussoliniThenceforth, the National Fascist Party ofsuccessfully exploited the claims of Italian nationalists and the quest fo ...
Stilicho... some scattered orthodox Vandals, among whom was the famous magister militum, the chief minister of the Emperor Honorius
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 ...
Charles Martin... or Charles McNary, Washington Senator Clarence Dill, and Oregon Congressman, among others
Gray Davis... d on October 7, 2003, in a special recall election to replace then-Governor. Schwarzenegger was sworn in on November 17, 2003, to serve the remainder ...
Marquess of Clydesdale... ouston Everest Flight of 1933, which saw a formation of aircraft led by thefly over the summit in an effort to deploy the British Union Flag at the t ...
Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of RichmondThe Lennox sisters were daughters of, a legitimate descendant of an illegitimate son of Charles II of England. ...
David Cronenberg... This Time?" Walken then played schoolteacher-turned-psychic Johnny Smith in's 1983 adaptation of Stephen King's The Dead Zone. That same year, Walken ...
George Washington... zation of the U.S. federal government upon the 1787 Constitution, Presidentwrote a now venerated letter to the Sultan Sidi Mohamed strengthening the ...
Claiborne Pell... sation against the magician Harry Houdini. A similar event involved Senator. Pell believed in psychic phenomena. When Randi demonstrated viewing a hi ...
Keith Joseph... ex. The councils involved were initially unable to decide upon a name, withsuggesting "Uxbridge" in October 1963, later revised to Hillingdon
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle... Robert Bloch, H. G. Wells (The War of the Worlds), Robert Louis Stevenson,, Mark Twain and the creator of The Three Investigators, Robert Arthur
Terence Rattigan... to stir controversy over his plays. Orton chose the name as an allusion to's "Aunt Edna", Rattigan's archetypal playgoer
Bill Withers... features songs by Newman, Bobby Darin, The Who, Free, Eels, The Guess Who,, Betty Carter, Peggy Lee, The Folk Implosion, Gomez, and Bob Dylan, as we ...
Michael Caine... Actress – Motion Picture Musical/Comedy award-winning performance oppositein Educating Rita (1983), a role she had created on the West End stage
William of Orange... s strategic position, Harwich was the target for the invasion of Britain byon November 11, 1688. However, unfavourable winds forced his fleet to sail ...
Witold Pilecki... million people were arrested, over 20,000, including the hero of Auschwitz,, were executed or murdered in communist prisons, and 6 million Polish cit ...
Bernard Landry... and the amalgamation of Quebec's larger cities undertaken by his successor. Other aspects of his legacy include the creation of a low-cost, universa ...
Robert PlantThe band has opened for various rock acts such as Heart,, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, the Dave Matthews Band, the Grateful De ...
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
Tolkien... Eddings did not realize it until several years later. Upon seeing a copy of's The Lord of the Rings, in a bookshop, he allegedly muttered, "Is this o ...
Caesar... ity) continued to be governed by native princes until the civil war betweenand Pompey. After Cato the Younger was defeated by Caesar, he committed su ...
Duke of Wellington... inaries from the government and industry, including the Prime Minister, the. The day started with a procession of eight trains setting out from Liver ...
Frederick Brownell... ed to select the final design. An interim flag was designed by State Heraldfor the 27 April elections, the nation's first fully inclusive elections, ...
Geoffrey Spicer-Simson... Allied forces to gain control of the lake themselves. Under the command ofthe Royal Navy achieved the monumental task of bringing two armed motor bo ...
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 ...
Neil Young... s two cover versions—The Beatles' "Because" performed by Elliott Smith, and's "Don't Let It Bring You Down" performed by Annie Lennox. Produced by th ...
Joseph Stalin... ecruited. The Ukrainians and the Tatars had both suffered persecution underand their motive was a hatred of communism rather than sympathy for Nation ...
Frank S. Besson, Jr.... om the Fort Eustis Military Railroad. It is officially dedicated to General, who was the first four-star general to lead the transportation command, ...
Luke Skywalker... ander Narra, the squadron leader, and the second was the Rogue Flight under. As the Rogues became more autonomous, they became a group with no standi ...
William McGonagle... earned during and after World War II have been awarded posthumously. Capt.is an exception to the enemy action rule, receiving his medal for his acti ...
Victoria Wood... ecial, Julie Walters and Friends, which featured writing contributions fromand Alan Bennett. In 1998 she starred as the Fairy Godmother in the ITV pa ...
Robert Napier... dros II for its safe return to Empress Zewditu. The crown had been taken byduring the
Winston Churchill... ategy; he was a gracious host but was kept out of the important meetings byand Roosevelt
Frankie Howerd... ic actors with whom they had worked, including Peter Sellers, Tony Hancock,and Kenneth Williams. In May 2009 the play was seen again in London's West ...
Osbert Sitwell... ew, and commissioned original material from "names" like Arnold Bennett and. His artistic interests extended to music. While at Oxford he was introdu ...
Oliver Cromwell... In 1656 he became tutor to the son of Edmund Prideaux, attorney-general to. About 1661 he was ordained without subscription by Thomas Sydserf, a Sco ...
Gerald FordIn 1982, along with his friend, he co-founded the annual AEI World Forum
Sterling Price... supporters of the Union during the U.S. Civil War. The Confederate Generalled his troops in ransacking the area during the war
Jubal Early... ense of exhausted men and animals, without gaining much military advantage.referred to it as "the greatest horse stealing expedition" that only "anno ...
Władysław Sikorski... ously diminished by the death of its most prominent leader — Prime Minister— on July 4, 1943
Henry Edward Fox... ons, including the great Whig politician, Charles James Fox and the general. Their home, Holland House, Kensington, was a social and political gather ...
Joseph Read... e, off of separate battlefields. Colonel Seth Read and his brother, Colonelowned more than half of the land in this town at the time of the American ...
George WashingtonAccording to local tradition,spent the night in a local home, which still stands to this day. Supposedl ...
Stewart Farrar... ts within Wicca and other Wiccan-influenced forms of Neopaganism. Janet anddescribe esbats as an opportunity for a "love feast, healing work, psychic ...
Steve NashDuring the 2004 off-season, former Dallas Mavericks point guardsigned a free-agent deal with the 29–53 Phoenix Suns to help out their off ...
Roger Moore... eriment. The character's attempts to kill Bond (played for the last time by) all failed, and he was finally eliminated at the end of the film when me ...
Hank Greenberg... n hitting "sluggers": the Yankees' Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx in Philadelphia,in Detroit and Chicago's Hack Wilson were the most storied. While the Amer ...
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 ...
Gene Autry... ms made in Hollywood. Some of the popular singing cowboys from the era were, the Sons of the Pioneers and Roy Rogers. Country music & western music w ...
Julius Caesar... initiated the Julian calendar of that name, 46 BC was allotted 445 days by. Before then, the Romans added whole intercalary months in an unsystemati ...
Thad Cochran... f anger that is a loss of control. He is a very controlled person." Senator, who has known McCain for decades and has battled him over earmarks, expr ...
C. Farris Bryant... posed by State Representative Rupert Smith and approved by Florida Governor
Emperor Wu of Liu Song... use the general Liu Yu seized the throne from Emperor Gong of Jin, becoming(reigned 420–422 AD), starting the Southern and Northern Dynasties period
Thucydides... ssion of rebellions, Athens exercised hegemony over the rest of the league.describes how Athens's control over the League grew
Queen Elizabeth II'sHe is the only president serving duringreign to have never met her
John Rutter... eman there, Gerard Manley Hopkins the poet, the composers John Taverner and, John Venn the inventor of Venn diagrams, actor Geoffrey Palmer, Anthony ...
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 ...
Jacques Villeneuve... n to keep Canada out of the war in Iraq, and that Québécois race car legendhad been paid $12 million to wear a Canadian flag on his uniform. Villeneu ...
Dwight D. Eisenhower... a part of government operations since at least the Cold War, when Presidentprovided (via executive order) various measures designed to ensure that th ...
Arthur Wellesley... onnected passenger, Lady Barbara Wellesley, the fictional younger sister of(later to become the Duke of Wellington) become dangerously attracted to e ...
John F. KennedyAfter Presidentwas assassinated in , his family and friends discussed how to construct a ...
Eumenes... lon. He incurred the enmity of Perdiccas, the regent, by refusing to assistto obtain possession of the provinces allotted to him, Paphlagonia and Cap ...
Phil Collins... deluxe double-disc issue in 2007, containing the original album remastered.played drums and sang backing vocals on Grace and Danger and subsequently ...
Earl Warren... t of Ohio, the longtime leader of the GOP's conservative wing; and Governorof California, who appealed to Western delegates and independent voters
Luke Skywalker... eady any time or place for urgent missions that would arise. Their core was, Wedge Antilles, Zev Senesca, and Wes Janson
Jacques Chirac... licly between the two right-wing candidates, his two former Prime Ministersand Raymond Barre. This attitude was interpreted as indicating that he wan ...
Lázaro Cárdenas... ry competitive and they were. Leftist candidate Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, son ofone of the most beloved Mexican presidents, created a successful campaign ...
Warren Lewis... y on the money he earned from his writings. Others, including the historian, attribute his retirement from the theater to qualms of conscience
Edgar Mitchell... location in the film The Man Who Fell to Earth (film) starring David Bowie., Apollo 14 astronaut, identifies Artesia as his "hometown.
John F. KennedyIn the early morning of June 12, 1963, just hours after President's speech on national television in support of civil rights, Evers pulled ...
Winston Churchill... g the war her photograph was a sign of resistance against the Germans. Like, Queen Wilhelmina broadcast messages to the Dutch people over Radio Oranj ...
Richard Nixon... at the Chinese had manipulated him. This attack backfired when US Presidentannounced that he would visit China the following year. His National Secur ...
Max Cleland... usands of American military personnel. The hearings were chaired by Senator, former VA administrator and Vietnam War veteran
Paul von Hindenburg... erman Chief of the General Staff, Erich Falkenhayn, was replaced by General, with General Erich Ludendorff as his deputy, but in effect the operation ...
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 ...
Ronald ReaganIn the United States presidentattempted to move the United States back towards a hard anti-communist lin ...
Antipater... the war against Eumenes, who had joined Perdiccas against the coalition of, Antigonus, Ptolemy, Craterus, and the other generals. Eumenes was defeat ...
Dudley Moore... is supporting role as a sardonic butler in the 1981 comedy Arthur, starringand Liza Minnelli, a New York Film Critics Circle Award for Providence (19 ...
Thomas Gilbert... Isidore Duperrey "îles Gilbert", Gilbert Islands, after the British Captain, who sighted the islands in 1788. The current name, Kiribati, is an adapt ...
Ronald ReaganHart has called herself a fan of Peggy Noonan and. Hart and her family live in Westport, Connecticut
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 ...
Rudolf Hess... played hostess to meetings of leading Nazis, including her husband, Hitler,, Alfred Rosenberg, and Ernst Röhm. Hitler later recalled his early associ ...
Lazare Carnot... the Directory. France also lacked funds, and no longer had the services of, the war minister who had guided it to successive victories following ext ...
Ted WilliamsThe McLain trade was made over the strenuous objections of Senators manager, who had little patience for McLain's high living. The feeling was mutual ...
Jean Pelletier... es to her allegations led to the firings a few days later of Via Rail chairand president Marc LeFrançois
Peter Cheeseman... t reportedly because was having trouble working with the artistic director,. By now, his career as a writer was coming to fruition, and his acting ca ...
Princess Elizabeth... Navy at the age of 18 in 1939. From July 1939, he began corresponding with, the eldest daughter and heiress presumptive of King George VI. During Wo ...
John Kerry... House of Representatives. The current U.S. senators from Massachusetts are(D) and Scott P. Brown (R)
James Wolfe... n built on the site, and monuments commemorate the Battle of Sainte-Foy and, the latter being an astronomic meridian marker raised in 1790 by the Sur ...
Eumenes... s and Antigonus found himself entrusted with the command of the war against, who had joined Perdiccas against the coalition of Antipater, Antigonus, ...
Carol Ann DuffyIn September 2009, the school had a visit from the Poet Laureatewho gave a speech to pupils from the school and others from the whole of A ...
Erich Ludendorff... Erich Falkenhayn, was replaced by General Paul von Hindenburg, with Generalas his deputy, but in effect the operational commander. The immediate effe ...
Ernst Röhm... ng Nazis, including her husband, Hitler, Rudolf Hess, Alfred Rosenberg, and. Hitler later recalled his early association with Göring
Dwight D. EisenhowerThe fight for the Republican (GOP) nomination was between General, who became the candidate of the party's moderate eastern establishment; ...
Stephen W. Kearny... d as a stop on the Santa Fe Trail. During the Mexican-American War in 1846,delivered an address at the Plaza of Las Vegas claiming New Mexico for the ...
John A. Logan... ral John Murray, a distinguished citizen of Waterloo, New York, and General, who helped bring attention to the event nationwide, was likely a factor ...
Charles III of Spain... is still colloquially named Ciutat ("city") in Catalan. In the 18th centuryremoved interdiction of commerce with Spanish colonies in America and the ...
Maggi Hambling... eashell is a reference to the sacred chank shell Turbinella pyrum of India.designed a striking 13 ft (4 m) high sculpture of a scallop shell which st ...
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 ...
Terence Rattigan... loane lost money in its three-week run, but critical praise from playwright, who invested £3,000 in it, ensured its survival. The play was transferre ...
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 ...
Creighton AbramsWestmoreland was replaced by Generalin June 1968, the decision being announced shortly after the Tet Offensive ...
Admiral of the FleetLouis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas George Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbat ...
Ephialtes... imon was ostracized and was succeeded in his influence by democrats such asand Pericles. This signaled a complete change in Athenian foreign policy, ...
Ronald Reagan(a) Mike Padden, a Republican faithless elector from Washington, gaveone electoral vote
Heinrich Himmler... m “Final Solution” to refer to their plan to annihilate the Jewish people.”was the chief architect of the plan, and the German Nazi leader Adolf Hitl ...
Peter Sellers... , also inhabited by other comic actors with whom they had worked, including, Tony Hancock, Frankie Howerd and Kenneth Williams. In May 2009 the play ...
T. E. Lawrence... tral Africa, Aurel Stein in Central Asia, D.G. Hogarth, Leonard Woolley andexcavated at Carchemish. In 1918, because of the threat of wartime bombing ...
Jimmy Page... hews Band, the Grateful Dead, Aerosmith and ZZ Top, and performed live withand Oasis, among others. The band has sold over 30 million albums, and is ...
Joseph StalinMeanwhile,and his Soviet Union in the 1920s and early of 1930s stood by Japan’s inva ...
Joseph McCarthy... d to late 20th century, ranging from the anti-communist crusades of Senatorin the 1950s to the radical antiwar protests at UW-Madison that culminated ...
Craterus... here he obtained the favour of Antipater, regent of Macedonia (321 BC), and
Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod... f members of the House of Lords, the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery and the
Sting... oan Jett & The Blackhearts & R.E.M. in August 1983, (a concert that bassistdescribed as "like playing the top of Mount Everest"), The Rolling Stones ...
Thucydides... he works of epic poets like Homer and Hesiod, historians like Herodotus and, and dramatists such as Sophocles, Aristophanes, and Euripides
Lionel Jospin... e Dynamics and the missile division of Alenia Marconi Systems to form MBDA.'s Plural Left government initiated the privatization of Aérospatiale
CimonAn aftermath of the war was thatwas ostracised, and the relations between Athens and Sparta turned hostile ...
Brian MulroneyCanada'sran on a similar platform to Reagan, and also favored closer trade ties wi ...
Michael Collins... ions in London that produced the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921, attending with
John KerryDunst supported Democratic candidatein the 2004 U.S. presidential election. Four years later, she supported De ...
Michael Caine... ame, directed by Alfonso Cuarón and starring Clive Owen, Julianne Moore and. Despite substantial changes from the book, James was reportedly pleased ...
John Kerry... enior (Class II) member of the United States Senate, re-elected in 2008, is. The junior (Class I) senator, elected in 2010, is Scott Brown
Isaac Brock... rit of British professional commanders was illustrated by Major-General Sirin Upper Canada (Ontario) and Lieutenant-Colonel Charles de Salaberry, a F ...
Pompey... n king Tigranes the Great and their ultimate overthrow by the Roman general
Benito Mussolini... od, attempting to gain supporters in a bid for political power. Inspired by's March on Rome, the Nazis attempted to seize power in Munich on 8–9 Nove ...
Jimmy CarterHowever, in December 1978, U.S. President,announced that the United States would no longer recognize the ROC as the ...
Henry Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey... es appear in Hughes's novel. Fraser uses them to make an ironic allusion to, and one of the heroes of Waterloo, who cuckolded the Duke of Wellington' ...
Arthur Hill Gilbert... ncluded, Guy Rose, Robert William Wood, Mary Denil Morgan, John Gamble, and. The Canadian Group of Seven and Tom Thomson are examples of en plein air ...
Vyvyan Holland... ut when Hesketh Pearson wrote Oscar Wilde: His Life and Wit (1946). In 1954published his memoir Son of Oscar Wilde, which recounts the difficulties W ...
Leslie Phillips... tary Horne A' Plenty was broadcast on 14 February 1994. It was presented byand included new interviews with Betty Marsden and Barry Took, period inte ...
Julius Caesar... hillfort". At Roman contact, it was a town of the Suessiones, mentioned by(B. G. ii. 12). Caesar (B.C. 57), after leaving the Axona (modern Aisne), ...
Arthur Askey... e through the twentieth century music hall circuit were Morecambe and Wise,, Ken Dodd and Max Miller, who was considered to be the quintessential mus ...
André MassénaIn 1810, a newly-enlarged French army under Marshalinvaded Portugal. British opinion both at home and in the army was negativ ...
Peter Greenaway... e to satisfy his life's ambition by immortalising his Prospero on screen in's extremely offbeat version of The Tempest, a film called Prospero's Book ...
Robert Altman... ter of a presidential candidate (Michael Murphy) in Tanner '88 (also 1988),'s political satire for HBO. She reprised the role for the 2004 sequel Tan ...
Joseph Stalin... a occupant was dismissed or fell out of favor with the rulers of the state.'s favourite Dacha was in Gagra, Abkhazia. The construction of new dachas ...
John Kerry... Republican George W. Bush received 64% of the vote here, defeating Democrat, who received 34%. In the 2008 presidential election, Republican John McC ...
Scott Brown... d in 2008, is John Kerry. The junior (Class I) senator, elected in 2010, is
Sir John Summerson... ce on palatial architecture, published in 1510. The architectural historianasserts that the palace shows "the essence of Wolsey—the plain English chu ...
Baron Carrington... o lived in Cliveden, Frederick, Prince of Wales who also lived in Cliveden,who lives in Bledlow, Benjamin Disraeli who lived at Hughenden Manor and w ...
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 ...
Phil Collins... n Vevey (there is a memorial statue of him along the promenade). Pop singerlives in a home overlooking the lake. Rock band Queen owned and operated M ...
Amuro Ray... deration crew and civilians in the process. Out of desperation, citizen boyaccidentally finds the Federation's new arsenal—the RX-78 Gundam, and neut ...
Jimmy Page... solo as Beverley Kutner and had worked with artists such as Nick Drake and. Her second album with Martyn was The Road to Ruin, also released in 1970 ...
Erich Ludendorff... f the party in July 1921. On 8 November 1923, the Kampfbund, in a pact with, took over a meeting by Bavarian prime minister Gustav von Kahr at a beer ...
Han Solo... long with Nick Nolte, Walken was considered by George Lucas for the part ofin ; the part ultimately went to
John Leake... 02. In August of that year, an English fleet under the command of Commodoredescended on the outlying French communities but made no attempts on Plais ...
John F. Kennedy... unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination in 1960, Johnson was asked byto be his running mate for the 1960 presidential election
Howard HawksTest Pilot was written by, Vincent Lawrence, John Lee Mahin, Frank Wead and Waldemar Young. The scr ...
Perdiccas... t heir. The empire was put under the authority of a regent in the person ofin 323 BC, and the territories were divided between Alexander's generals, ...
Sun Yat-sen... 13. Luo himself was a member of the Tongmenghui, an organization founded byand was the precursor to the Kuomintang
Michael Collins... ed as being due to heart failure. He died at the age of 50, ten days before' assassination in County Cork. He was buried in Glasnevin Cemetery four d ...
Reinhard Heydrich... ter the Babi Yar massacre was carried out and the conference was chaired by. He was acting under the authority given to him by Reichsmarschall Göring ...
Alexander the Great (Alexander III of Macedon)... rsian army to make it part of the Zoroastrian Achaemenid Empire. In 330 BC,invaded the land after defeating Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gau ...
Michael Gambon... , Going Gently (1981), Ghosts (with Kenneth Branagh, Natasha Richardson and, 1987), Make and Break (with Robert Hardy, 1987), Can You Hear Me Thinkin ...
Earl Warren... ut included a small number of German and Italian enemy aliens. By February,, the Attorney General of California, had begun his efforts to persuade th ...
Reagan... 1989, Dole was presented with the Presidential Citizens Medal by President. Then, on January 17, 1997, President Clinton awarded him the Presidentia ...
Richard Helms... rth, played a fictional character based on Director of Central Intelligencein the 1977 adaptation of John Ehrlichman's Watergate novel The Company, a ...
Bobby Clarke... their career with the Flyers were goaltender Bernie Parent in 1984, forwardin 1987, forward Bill Barber in 1990, and defenseman Mark Howe in 2011. Of ...
Suharto... b speech while visiting Washington, and a statement to Indonesian Presidentthat Australia was a "West European nation", also damaged the government
John McCain... John Kerry, who received 34%. In the 2008 presidential election, Republicanreceived 58% of the vote here, defeating Democrat Barack Obama, who receiv ...
George V... Alexandre Millerand and Prime Minister Raymond Poincaré of France, to Kingof the United Kingdom, and to the Zoological Garden (Jardin Zoologique) of ...
Mel Gibson... ch, New Hampshire. In the late summer and fall of 2008, various scenes from's film Edge of Darkness were shot on Church Street
Ibrahim Pasha of EgyptA Palestinian Arab revolt broke out in April 1834 whenannounced he would recruit troops from the local Muslim population. An est ...
José María Morelos... 1810 by Miguel Hidalgo, starting the Mexican War of Independence. In 1813,and the Congress of Anáhuac signed the Solemn Act of the Declaration of In ...
Józef Franczak... s. Stanisław Marchewka "Ryba" was killed in 1957, and the last AK partisan,"Lalek," was killed in 1963 – almost 2 decades after World War II ended. I ...
Israel Putnam... years later during a British raid on Greenwich on February 26, 1779 General, who had stayed at Knapp's Tavern the previous night, rode away on his ho ...
Huan Xuan... otably won the Battle of Fei River in 383 AD. In 404 AD, he helped suppress's rebellion, leading to his dominance over the Eastern Jin court. In orde ...
Khair ad Din... ishing its presidios in the Maghrib, the Muslim privateer brothers Aruj and—the latter known to Europeans as Barbarossa, or Red Beard—were operating ...
He Yingqin... along the Great Wall in 1933. Then in 1935, under the accord signed between, the commander of Kuomintang armies in Northern China, and Yoshijiro Umez ...
Cimon... heir control over Cyprus, and 200 ships were sent out to counter them under, who returned from ostracism in 451 BC. He died during the blockade of Ci ...
Hans von Seeckt... onservative reactionaries who were sympathetic to right wing organizations., the head of the Reichswehr, declared that the army was not loyal to the ...
Robert F. Kennedy... Harry Truman and that Justice Byron White went skiing with Attorney General. Scalia stated that he was never alone with Cheney during the trip, the t ...
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John Ehrlichman... on Director of Central Intelligence Richard Helms in the 1977 adaptation of's Watergate novel The Company, and portrayed Henry Ford in the 1987 Ford: ...
John Peel... ed extensively on the radio in the UK, particularly by disc jockeys such as(who championed alternative music on BBC Radio 1), Richard Skinner, and . ...
Eric Sykes... d metal eyeglass frames called "John Lennon Glasses." British comedic actoris known in the United Kingdom for wearing thick, square, horn-rimmed glas ...
Ty Cobb... In 1936 the Baseball Hall of Fame was instituted and five players elected:, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth and Honus Wagner. The Hall ...
Wilfred OwenAt Craiglockhart, Sassoon met, a fellow poet who would eventually exceed him in fame. It was thanks to ...
Geddy Lee... r colour. The error was not corrected on subsequent printings of the album.admitted in the 2010 documentary film that he thought bandmates Alex Lifes ...
George Vancouver... g people on every part of the island. So many were killed that when Captainsailed past the island in 1792, he didn't bother to land because of Lānai' ...
General Tomoyuki Yamashita... red Baguio City and fought against the Japanese Imperial Army forces led bywhich started the Battle for the Liberation of Baguio City during World Wa ...
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Terry Pratchett... prin died of a myocardial infarction at home in his bed on May 22, 2008,. Anovel and his reading glasses were found next to him. He was to have been ...
Clark GableTest Pilot is a 1938 film directed by Victor Fleming and featuring, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy, and Lionel Barrymore. The movie tells the stor ...
Eric Clapton... h blues and blues-rock scenes of the 1960s and '70s, including among othersin Britain and Johnny Winter in Texas
James Cook... bruary 25, 1779, when Captain Charles Clerke sighted the island from aboard's HMS Resolution. Clerke had taken command of the ship after Cook was kil ...
Syphax... astern Numidia with Massinissa and Masaesylis in Western Numidia diriged by. It is Massinissa who historically won over Syphax and unified Numidia in ...
Yang Hucheng... rred to Shaanxi again for suppression in 1936, where he worked with General, who used to be a general of Northwestern China Army and a favorite of Fe ...
Bob Dole... member of the ACLU"). In 1996, President Bill Clinton seized upon opponent's promise to take America back to a simpler time, promising in contrast t ...
General Tomoyuki YamashitaBaguio is the site of the formal surrender ofand Vice Admiral Okochi. It is where they gave up the entire Imperial Japa ...
Philip C. Wehle... ilitary District of Washington during those funerals was Army Major Generaland the riderless horse was Black Jack, who also served in that role durin ...
Xenophon... be traced back to the Socratic political philosophers, Plato (427–347 BC),(c. 430–354 BC), and Aristotle ("The Father of Political Science") (384–32 ...
David Wilkins... for his victory in February 2006, Harper rebuked U.S. ambassador to Canadafor criticizing the Conservatives' plans to assert Canada's sovereignty ov ...
John Kerry... Republican George W. Bush received 69% of the vote here, defeating Democrat, who received 30%. In the 2008 presidential electio
Leon Panetta... r intern starting in July 1995 in the office of White House Chief of Staff,. She moved to a paid position in the White House Office of Legislative Af ...
Hannibalwas a faithful worshiper of Melqart: the Roman historian Livy records the ...
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Yahya Khan... economic downfall and internal instability. Ayub Khan's successor, General(President from 1969 to 1971), had to deal with a devastating cyclone whic ...
Barry Goldwater... er taking alternate measures against vision problems: United States Senatorand comedian Drew Carey continued to wear non-prescription glasses after b ...
Richard Burton... he first known Westerners to find the lake were the Great British explorersand John Speke, in 1858. They located it while searching for the source of ...
Zhang QianEven before Han's expansion into Central Asia, diplomat's travels from 139 to 125 BCE had established Chinese contacts with many ...
Victoria WoodWalters first received notice as the occasional partner of comedienne, whom she had briefly met in Manchester. The two first worked together in ...
Christy Mathewson... l of Fame was instituted and five players elected: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson,, Babe Ruth and Honus Wagner. The Hall formally opened in 1939
Mike Hancock... House of Commons by, respectively, a Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament,, and a Conservative MP, Penny Mordaunt
Augusto Pinochet... the organisation supported radical right-wing governments, such as those ofand Alberto Fujimori of Peru during the 1990s. Both Pinochet's and Fujimor ...
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John McCain, Republicanreceived 65% of the vote here, defeating Democrat Barack Obama, who receiv ...
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Julius CaesarIn 44 BCadded two plebeian aediles, called Cereales, whose special duty was the ca ...
Jonathan Pryce... assoon's life, and was made into a film starring James Wilby as Sassoon andas W. H. R. Rivers, the psychiatrist responsible for Sassoon's treatment. ...
John of Austria... nd others, under the command of King Philip II's illegitimate half brother,) that defeated the Ottoman fleet on October 7 in the Gulf of Lepanto near ...
PericlesIn 454 BC, the Athenian generalmoved the Delian League's treasury from Delos to Athens, allegedly to keep ...
Alexander Fleming... tibiotics. Penicillin, a drug produced by P. chrysogenum, was discovered byin 1929, and found to inhibit the growth of Gram positive bacteria (see be ...
Don Cornelius... arriers and became very popular. In addition, Soul Train, the brainchild of, premiered in 1971 as an alternative to American Bandstand, giving a foru ...
Geddy LeeAll songs written by Alex Lifeson,and Neil Peart, except where noted
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Martin Jarvis... ve been recorded by British actors, including Simon Callow, Jonathan Cecil,, Frederick Davidson, and Alexander Spencer
Richard Nixon... the 1968 New Hampshire primary, he ended his bid for reelection. Republicanwas elected to succeed him. Historians argue that his presidency marked th ...
Alex LifesonAll songs written by, Geddy Lee and Neil Peart, except where noted
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Burgess Meredith... n the novella of the same title by American author John Steinbeck. It stars, Betty Field, Lon Chaney, Jr., Charles Bickford, Roman Bohnen, Bob Steele ...
Jacques Chirac... eater European union. In 1978, he was for this reason the obvious target of's Call of Cochin, denouncing the "party of the foreigners"
Tariq ibn Ziyad... ims to invade the Iberian Peninsula. Under the leadership of Berber General, the Muslims used Ceuta as a staging ground for an assault on Visigothic ...
Ray MabusIn October 2009, Navy Secretary, a former Mississippi governor, announced that , a , would be named in th ...
Thomas J. Jackson... w commanding the armed forces of Virginia, ordered him to report to Colonelat Harper's Ferry. Jackson chose to ignore Stuart's infantry designation a ...
George MacDonald FraserSir Harry Paget Flashman VC KCB KCIE is a fictional character created by(1925–2008), but based on the character "Flashman" in Tom Brown's Schoolda ...
Jack Brabham... rer and Formula One racing team. Founded in 1960 by two Australians, driverand designer Ron Tauranac, the team won four drivers' and two constructors ...
David Durenberger... e first since Senator Harrison A. Williams (D-NJ) in 1981 (although Senator(R-MN) pled guilty to a felony more recently, in 1995). Stevens faced a ma ...
John Kerry... Republican George W. Bush received 68% of the vote here, defeating Democrat, who received 31%. In the 2008 presidential electio
Ronald ReaganRelations between Brian Mulroney andwere famously close. This relationship resulted in negotiations on a poten ...
Chester A. Arthur... ng newspapers, and their numbers included five future U.S. presidents, fromto Theodore Roosevelt. Thirteen Clubs had various imitators, but they all ...
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John Paul Stevens... f law students ... Students now put 'Federalist Society' on their resumes.", who served throughout Scalia's tenure until his 2010 retirement; says of ...
Juliet StevensonIn 1992 Bailey directed the BBC Drama "Who Dealt?" starring, story by Ring Lardner. In 1995 he directed and wrote the South Bank Film ...
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh... ebruary 1960), is the second son, and third child of Queen Elizabeth II and. At the time of his birth, he was second in the line of succession to the ...
John Kerry... ently represented in the United States Senate by senior Senator, (Democrat)and junior senator Republican Scott Brown
Burgess Meredith... was one of the first episodes written for The Twilight Zone. It introducedto the series; he went on to star in three more episodes, being introduced ...
Neil Peart... mitted in the 2010 documentary film that he thought bandmates Alex Lifeson,and he were "pretty high" during the making of Caress of Steel
Dwight D. Eisenhower... with demands that could not be met. In 1952, with the support of President, he began Mission 66, a ten-year effort to upgrade and expand park facili ...
Jefferson Davis... April 26 to mid-June. By 1916, the June 3 birthday of Confederate Presidentwas observed as a state holiday in 10 southern states. Across the South, a ...
Peter Sellers... time concert parties and moved into professional entertainment. Eric Sykes,and the other Goons, and Tommy Cooper all began their careers this way. Th ...
Robert Morley... h Poirot investigating the murders while evading the attempts by Hastings () and the police to get him out of England and back to Belgium
George V... he London premiere of Der Schwanendreher when he heard news of the death of. He quickly wrote this piece for solo viola and string orchestra in tribu ...
David Hemp... herefore Bermuda were knocked out of the World cup. Also very well known is, who is a former captain of Glamorgan in English first class cricket. The ...
Gerald Ford... Dole represented Kansas in the United States Senate from 1969 to 1996, was's Vice Presidential running mate in the 1976 presidential election, and w ...
Alex LifesonGeddy Lee admitted in the 2010 documentary film that he thought bandmates, Neil Peart and he were "pretty high" during the making of Caress of Stee ...
Gerald Durrell... tos and the lifespan dates of Peter Cook and of British naturalist/humorist
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King William IIIWilliam Prince of Orange (afterwards) landed in Brixham on 5 November 1688, during the Glorious Revolution, an ...
David Wooster... tal Army supply depots in Danbury on April 22, 1777. American Major General(1710–1777), who was born in Stratford
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Earle Birney... elling Place (1961) was published after Lowry's death. The scholar and poetedited Selected Poems of Malcolm Lowry (1962). He also collaborated with L ...
Peter Blake... rize winner. He wore a flouncy skirt to collect the prize, announced by Sir, who said, after being introduced by Sir Nicholas Serota, "Thank you very ...
Alp Arslan... dan Savaşı) was fought between the Byzantine Empire and Seljuq Turks led byon August 26, 1071 near Manzikert (modern Malazgirt in Muş Province, Turke ...
A. A. Milne... nfluenced by Oscar Wilde, Lewis Carroll, and Kipling, he himself influenced, Noël Coward, and P. G. Wodehouse
Duke of Montemar... Kébir and Oran in 1708. The Spanish returned in 1732 when the armada of thewas victorious in the Battle of Aïn-el-Turk and took again Oran and Mers E ...
James Cook... rth-western Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, Tonga and the Fijian islands.explored the Pacific islands and the east coast of Australia in the 18th c ...
Harrison A. Williams... ator to be convicted by a jury in U.S. history, and the first since Senator(D-NJ) in 1981 (although Senator David Durenberger (R-MN) pled guilty to a ...
Bernard Barker... and arrested inside the DNC's office. The five men were Virgilio González,, James W. McCord, Jr., Eugenio Martínez, and Frank Sturgis, who were char ...
John MoultrieThe Lieutenant Governor of East Florida under Governor Grant waswho was born in South Carolina, he had served under Grant as a major in th ...
John McCain, Republicanreceived 64% of the vote here, defeating Democrat Barack Obama, who receiv ...
Hugh LaurieIn the movie Spice World, Hercule Poirot () is about to blame a weapons-packing Emma Bunton, but after she flashes h ...
Jim Davidson... later Sally James, it also featured the young Lenny Henry and occasionallytogether with Bob Carolgees and his puppet, Spit the Dog. John Gorman, for ...
Scott Ritter... affaji, and Iraqi-American businessman to produce a film by ex-UN inspectordiscrediting the weapons searches
George Clinton... y rising 100 feet (30 m) above the river. The fort was commanded by General, who was the newly appointed governor of the state. Fort Montgomery and i ...
Lysimachus... r of the city, Seleucus fled to Ptolemy and entered into a league with him,and Cassander (315 BC) against Antigonus. In 314 BC Antigonus invaded Phoe ...
Sun Quan... t the end of the 2nd century AD, paving the way for the Three Kingdoms era., the founder of the Kingdom of Wu, spent nearly twenty years subduing the ...
Terry PratchettIn the United Kingdom, a popular modern satirist is Sir, author of the internationally best-selling Discworld book series. One of ...
G. A. Henty... readers, pursuing the vogue for sea stories represented by such writers as, rediscovered Melville's novels, he experienced a modest revival of popul ...
Hubert Opperman... Never slow to avail of publicity BSA sponsored the great Australian cyclistand re-branded the top of the range machine the "Opperman" model . A less ...
Heinrich Himmler... s of thousands had already been killed by death squads and in mass pogroms.'s speech at the Posen Conference of October 6, 1943, for the first time, ...
Han Solo... st the Empire, in an attempt to capture the bounty hunters who had abducted
John Lort Stokes... The English name of Mount Cook was given to the mountain in 1851 by Captainto honour Captain James Cook who first surveyed and circumnavigated the is ...
William BlighIn 1789 the Mutiny on the Bounty againstled to several of the mutineers escaping the Royal Navy and settling on Pi ...
Clark Gable... Neill's four hour experimental Strange Interlude (1932), which also starred, was critically panned but managed to turn a profit at the box office
Michael Palin... peril of being closed. It starred Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline and. The dedication displays photos and the lifespan dates of Peter Cook and ...
John KerryIn the 2004 US presidential campaign, Howard Dean definedas a "flip-flopper," which was widely reported and repeated by the media, ...
Arthur Conan Doyle... ing us by not admitting it." The famous author and believer in spiritualismhad years earlier made a similar accusation against the magician Harry Hou ...
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Eric Sykes... wise) in wartime concert parties and moved into professional entertainment., Peter Sellers and the other Goons, and Tommy Cooper all began their care ...
Lon Nol... alindromic names are: Hannah, Maham, Ada, Anna, Bob, Eve, Otto, and Renner.(1913–1985) was Prime Minister of Cambodia. Nisio Isin is a Japanese novel ...
Ken Dodd... twentieth century music hall circuit were Morecambe and Wise, Arthur Askey,and Max Miller, who was considered to be the quintessential music-hall com ...
Richard Burton... t University College, Oxford, for six months. There he met his contemporary, and together they joined the RAF in 1944. He completed his navigator tra ...
Jay Van AndelAmway co-founder,(in 1980), and later his son Steve Van Andel (in 2001) were elected by the ...
General Winfield Scott... s welcomed on his visit to the New York State Fair in 1849. Daniel Webster,, Louis Kossuth, John Brown, Stephen A. Douglas, and other notables were g ...
John J. Pershing... onded to the Columbus raid by sending 10,000 troops under Brigadier Generalto Mexico to pursue Villa. This was known as the Punitive Mexican Expediti ...
Scott Brown... nate by senior Senator, (Democrat) John Kerry and junior senator Republican
John F. Kennedy... o planned the Bay of Pigs Invasion to overthrow Fidel Castro in Cuba, whichwas left to carry out.
Douglas MacArthurJayu (Freedom) Park- The statue of General,, as well as a memorial to the centennial anniversary of U.S. and Korea re ...
Gwilym Lloyd George... city of Wales on 20 December 1955, by a written reply by the Home Secretary. Caernarfon had also vied for this title. Cardiff therefore celebrated tw ...
Marian McPartlandA CD recording of a collaboration withon her show Piano Jazz was released in 2005. It featured Costello singing ...
Emperor Wen of Sui... the military power amassed in the north by Yang Jian, who declared himselfand invaded the south to reunify China
James Cook... given to the mountain in 1851 by Captain John Lort Stokes to honour Captainwho first surveyed and circumnavigated the islands of New Zealand in 1770. ...
Clark GableReckless test pilot Jim Lane () is forced to land on a Kansas farm in his aircraft, the "Drake Bullet" ( ...
Pliny... lured to Colossae and slain by an agent of the party of Cyrus the Younger.tells that the wool of Colossae gave its name (colossinus) to the colour o ...
Michael Collins... ident of Dáil Éireann (1919–21), President of the Republic (1921–1922), and, Minister for Finance, head of the IRB and the Irish Republican Army's Di ...
Neil Armstrong... st famous recording that allegedly demonstrates this is the speech given byat the time of the first manned lunar landing on 20 July 1969. If played b ...
Quintus Fabius Maximus... lect a dictator itself. As this was unconstitutional, the person appointed,, was given the title of prodictator (acting dictator) although he held th ...
Burgess Meredith... ation in the rubble of a ruined world" and tells of Henry Bemis , played by, who loves books, yet is surrounded by those who would prevent him from r ...
Brian AldissA contemporary ofand James White, Kapp is best known for his stories about the Unorthodox E ...
George Formby... kiffle and American rock'n'roll. Acquiring an old ukulele and a copy of TheMethod, he played his first chord. He later recalled, "I was thunderstruck ...
Frederick Brownell... nal design was adopted on 15 March 1994, derived from a design developed by, who had also designed the Flag of Namibia. The proclamation of the new n ...
Brian MulroneyRelations betweenand Ronald Reagan were famously close. This relationship resulted in negot ...
Michael Gambon... of his own. Using a stock company that included established performers like, Polly Adams and Simon Cadell. The three plays became four, and were: Ton ...
Cayetano Valdés... n in June 1792 during the Spanish expedition of Dionisio Alcalá Galiano and. Their report read, in part
Peter LacyOn 30 June 1734, a Russian army of 20,000 under, after proclaiming August III the Saxon at Warsaw, proceeded to besiege S ...
Winfield Scott... Wisconsin legislature in that same year. Scott County is named for General, who was the presiding officer at the signing of the peace treaty ending ...
Pompey... rful men in Rome: Marcus Licinius Crassus, his sponsor, and Crassus' rival,. The First Triumvirate ("three men"), had satisfied the interests of thes ...
Lord Acton... ecursor of state crimes in the 20th Century. Others, including Macaulay and, have historicized Machiavelli's Borgia, explaining the admiration for su ...
John Kerry... . In 2004, Republican President George W. Bush won the county over Democrat59% to 37%. In 2008, however, Democrat Barack Obama won Salt Lake County b ...
David Cuthbert Thomas... f the reasons for his violent anti-war feeling was the death of his friend,(called "Dick Tiltwood" in the Sherston trilogy). He would spend years try ...
Lord Chamberlain... t US$450 million in 2010, but no official figure is available. In 1993, thesaid estimates of £100 million were "grossly overstated". Jock Colville, w ...
Dwight D. Eisenhower... ing for Northcutt Ely, Stevens volunteered for the presidential campaign of, writing position papers for the campaign on western water law and lands. ...
Eumenes II of Pergamon... mies, and again by the Macedonians. In 170 BC the Roman armies and those ofbesieged and sacked it
Shmuel GonenOn October 7, David Elazar visited, commander of the Israeli Southern front—who had only taken the position ...
Joseph Smith, Jr.... of Mormonism. In 1833, early in the Latter Day Saint movement, its foundertaught that just as Jesus was coeternal with God the Father, "Man was also ...
Captain Charles ClerkeLānai was first seen by Europeans on February 25, 1779, whensighted the island from aboard James Cook's HMS Resolution. Clerke had tak ...
Paul Scofield... as Othello, although the role continued to be played by such performers asat the Royal National Theatre in 1980, Anthony Hopkins in the BBC Shakespe ...
Paul Mantz... progenitor of the wartime B-17 bomber series. Renowned movie "stunt" pilotserved as the second unit director in charge of the flying sequences
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General William Sherman's... r, the Confederacy commandeered the iron works for production of munitions.Union Army soldiers destroyed the Tellico Iron Works. Sherman pardoned Eli ...
E. H. Shepard... publication of The Tao of Pooh. Both books feature the original drawing of. The Te of Piglet details Piglet's exemplification of the Taoist concept ...
Donald Sutherland... s as Tiresias, Richard Johnson as Creon, Roger Livesey as the Shepherd, andas the Leading Member of the Chorus. Sutherland's voice, however, was dubb ...
Edward VIII... married Edward "Fruity" Metcalfe, the best friend, best man and equerry of. Mosley exercised a strange fascination for the Curzon women: Irene had a ...
John McCain... ma in the 2008 Presidential election. Obama garnered 56% of the vote, whilereceived 44%
Rutherford B. Hayes... was encouraged. Opposition in Congress to Chinese immigration led Presidentto authorize James Burrill Angell to renegotiate the treaty in 1880. The t ...
Colonel John Allen... are and Randolph counties and formed April 1, 1824. The county is named for, an attorney and Kentucky state senator who was killed in the War of 1812 ...
General Wolfe... of the 18th century who worked in Britain, based his canvas of the death ofat Quebec on Poussin's example. As a result, the image is one in which eac ...
Charles II of England... e Edward Morgan was Lieutenant-Governor of Jamaica after the Restoration ofin 1660. Henry Morgan married his uncle's daughter Mary, a cousin. Morgan ...
Arrian... the Prince de Ligne — were unanimous in thinking Aelian greatly inferior to, but Aelian exercised a great influence both on his immediate successors, ...
Richard NixonA notable event of the 1952 campaign concerned a scandal that emerged when, Eisenhower's running mate, was accused by several newspapers of receivin ...
Wernher von Braun... GMC). Central to this was a group of German scientists and engineers led bythat had originally been brought to America by Colonel Holger Toftoy under ...
John Warner... the election of former Governor Mark Warner to replace retiring Republican. Virginia, which has 13 electoral votes, was won by Democrat Barack Obama ...
George VancouverIn 1793named Point Adolphus (today a well-known humpback whale feeding area) afte ...
John McCainU.S. Senator(R-Arizona) won Franklin County with 35.68 percent of the vote. Former Gov ...
General Grievous... ddition to a brief appearance as Orn Free Taa, Wood plays the voice-role of, a role originated by voice-actors John DiMaggio and Richard McGonagle in ...
Andronikos Doukas... hing", Alp Arslan is told to have said "Then we are also approaching them".led the reserve forces in the rear—a foolish mistake, considering the loya ...
John F. Kennedy... on and received an unexpected boost after the assassination of US President. As a result, the Coalition easily defeated Labor. Whitlam had hoped Calw ...
Ariel Sharon... nt—who had only taken the position three months before at the retirement of—and met with Israeli commanders. The Israelis planned a cautious countera ...
Victor Lahorie... was a Catholic Royalist who is believed to have taken as her lover General, who was executed in 1812 for plotting against Napoléon. Since Hugo's fat ...
Nikephoros Melissenos... ros Basilakes in the Balkans (1079) and was charged with containing that ofin Anatolia (1080). The Byzantine Empire also faced foreign invasion, as t ...
Charles XIV John... mself with the liberal opposition critical of the conservative rule of King
William Brantley Aycock... erved as president of the University of North Carolina system for 30 years.served as chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill fr ...
Steve Nash... 2000s, first led by a new "Big Three" of Dirk Nowitzki, Michael Finley and. With a new owner in Mark Cuban and head coach Don Nelson leading the cre ...
John Philip SousaThe composeris closely associated with the most popular trend in American popular musi ...
John McCain... won nine of these eleven states (for 222 electoral votes), with Republicantaking a combined 49 electoral votes from Texas and Georgia
Christopher Myngs... cousin. Morgan was reportedly the "Captain Morgan" who joined the fleet ofin 1663. He was part of the expedition of John Morris and Jackmann when th ...
Vladimir PutinTereshkova was invited to Prime Minister's residence in Novo-Ogaryovo for the celebration of her 70th birthday. Wh ...
George Armstrong Custer... United States Supreme Court on several occasions. However, in 1874, Colonelled an expedition into the Hills and announced the discovery of gold on Fr ...
William and Mary... rother George, who fled to France and became a wine merchant. However, whencame to the throne and the new Act of Settlement required all ministers to ...
Captain Blood... ere never linked romantically. The eight films in which they co-starred are(1935), The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936), The Adventures of Robin Ho ...
Lysimachos of Thrace... sacked: by the Triballi in 376 BC, Philip II of Macedon in 350 BC; later by, the Seleucids, the Ptolemies, and again by the Macedonians. In 170 BC th ...
Parmenion... He sent an advance force into Asia Minor under the command of his generalsand Attalus to "liberate" the Greeks living under Persian control. After t ...
King James II... now Lakeville Road. In 1691 Dongan fled to New England and then Ireland, asand his Catholic forces failed to regain power in England and Ireland
Chen Tang... s rival claimant to the throne, Zhizhi Chanyu (r. 56–36 BCE), was killed byand Gan Yanshou (甘延壽/甘延寿) at the Battle of Zhizhi, in modern Taraz, Kazakh ...
Nikephoros Bryennios... emperor his nickname Parapinakēs, "minus a quarter". In 1078 two generals,and Nikephoros Botaneiates, simultaneously revolted in the Balkans and Ana ...
Charles LindberghOn May 20, 1927, at 7:52 a.m.,started his historic flight from nearby Roosevelt Field. Thirty-three hour ...
Hyder Ali... sore for 300,000 rupees. After the death of Krishnaraja Wodeyar II in 1759,, Commander-in-Chief of the Mysore Army, proclaimed himself the de facto r ...
John FordJohn Wayne played screenwriter Frank "Spig" Wead two decades later in thefilm The Wings of Eagles
Mori Ōgai... ukiyo-e. Okakura Kakuzō kept an interest in traditional Japanese painting.and Natsume Sōseki studied in the West and introduced a more modern view o ...
Joseph WarrenWarren County was formed in 1846. It was named for General, a hero in the American Revolutionary War. The present was opened in 1939
Narses... ), which brings the history to 552/553, when a Roman army led by the eunuchfinally destroyed the Ostrogothic kingdom. This eighth book covers campaig ...
Abba Eban... d the tacit support of Levi Eshkol and Yigal Allon, while it was opposed byand Pinhas Sapir. After more than a year and a half of agitation, and a bl ...
George McGovern... e Select Committee on Nutrition and Human Needs Dole joined liberal Senatorto lower eligibility requirements for federal food stamps, a liberal goal ...
Alexander the Great... s a Greek-Macedonian state that was created out of the eastern conquests of. At the height of its power, it included central Anatolia, the Levant, Me ...
W.H.F. "Rooney" Lee... ee, and Col. John R. Chambliss, the latter replacing the wounded Brig. Gen.) between the Union army and Washington, moving north through Rockville to ...
Alexander the Great... Macedonian, drill and tactics as practiced by the Hellenistic successors of. The author claims to have consulted all the best authorities, the most i ...
Winston Churchill... provided valuable preparation for handling the challenging personalities of, George S. Patton, George Marshall and General Montgomery during World Wa ...
Seleucus... seized the treasures at Susa and entered Babylon. The governor of the city,fled to Ptolemy and entered into a league with him, Lysimachus and Cassand ...
King James VII... ith his father. These brothers included Robert, who fled after fighting forin 1689 and became a banker in Rouen and half-brother George, who fled to ...
Peter Lacy... e siege began in October 1734. On 17 March 1735, Marshal Münnich superseded, and on 20 May 1735 the long-expected French fleet appeared and disembark ...
Dietrich Küchemann... ritish design was for a thin-winged delta shape (which owed much to work by, then at the ) for a transatlantic-ranged aircraft for about 100 people, ...
Gerald Ford... Dole ran unsuccessfully for Vice President on a ticket headed by President. Incumbent Vice President Nelson Rockefeller had withdrawn from considera ...
Anthony Hopkins... by such performers as Paul Scofield at the Royal National Theatre in 1980,in the BBC Shakespeare television production on videotape. (1981), and Mic ...
Elaine Paige... of Cats, but was forced to pull out due to a torn Achilles tendon, leavingto play the role. She has acted with the National Theatre in London where, ...
Reinhard Heydrich... of Czechoslovakia, especially after the reprisals for the assassination of, most of the Czech resistance groups demanded that the "German problem" b ...
Alfred Thayer Mahan... ting vote from the United States. The American representative, Navy Captain, justified voting against the measure on the grounds that "the inventiven ...
John McCain... 04 and like many of the rural counties in Missouri, Franklin County favoredover Barack Obama in 2008
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Richard Aldington... da Doolittle (who had started signing her work H.D.) and her future husband. These two were interested in exploring Greek poetic models, especially S ...
SaladinIn 1187took Ashkelon as part of his conquest of the Crusader States following the ...
Ronald ReaganIn 1988, Congress passed and Presidentsigned legislation which apologized for the internment on behalf of the U. ...
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Barry Humphries... s His Own (1974). The Barry McKenzie films saw performing-artist and writercollaborating with director Bruce Beresford. In 1976, Peter Finch was awar ...
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Simon Mann... would open the country's mineral wealth to the plotters. British aristocrat, a former officer in the Special Air Service, led the plot, which also in ...
Myronides... them to return home via the Megarid. Two months later, the Athenians underinvaded Boeotia, and winning the Battle of Oenophyta gained control of the ...
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John Kerry... Barney Frank. The state's senior (Class II) Senator, re-elected in 2008, is. The other Senator is Scott Brown, elected in 2010. Westport is patrolled ...
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William C. Lee... ommands the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. Generalis often referred to as the "Father of the U.S. Airborne.
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Richard Nixon... that were savage, biting satires of politicians such as Lyndon Johnson and, the Vietnam War, the Cold War and the War on Drugs
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Richard NixonFollowing Eisenhower's nomination, the convention chose young Senatorof California as Eisenhower's running mate; it was felt that Nixon's crede ...
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Jesse Helms... the late 1980s Kennedy and Hatch staged a prolonged battle against Senatorto provide funding to combat the AIDS epidemic and provide treatment for l ...
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Henry H. ArnoldAt the end of May 1942, Eisenhower accompanied Lt. Gen., commanding general of the Army Air Forces, to London to assess the effec ...
Derek Jacobi... celebrate his 90th birthday. The cast included Judi Dench, Kenneth Branagh,, and Simon Russell Beale
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Lord Kitchener... ifference of opinion with the British military Commander-in-Chief in India,, regarding the status of the military member of the council in India, led ...
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Chester NimitzAdmiral, the new commander of Allied forces in the Pacific, and his staff discuss ...
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Mel Gibson... at Red Sox first baseman Kevin Youkilis is Jewish, delivered a criticism of's antisemitic comments. As an ice hockey fan, Leary hosted the National H ...
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Jimmy Page... The final four shows included two in London (the second of which featured a-led encore) followed by two that saw them return to Amsterdam's poptemple ...
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John Kerry... sachusetts is currently represented in the United States Senate by Senatorsand Scott Brown
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Carl Foreman... forced to face a gang of killers by himself. The screenplay was written by
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Richard NixonAfter US Presidentmade his famous 1972 visit to China, a wave of exchanges took place betwee ...
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Emlyn Williams... Academy Award, and instead made The Corn Is Green (1945) based on a play by. Davis played Miss Moffat, an English teacher who saves a young Welsh min ...
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Jock Colville... Lord Chamberlain said estimates of £100 million were "grossly overstated"., who was her former private secretary and a director of her bank, Coutts, ...
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Jim Webb... 2006, both parties have seen success. In the 2006 Senate election, Democratwon on a populist platform over the Republican incumbent following a very ...
John C. FrémontEven the Governor of the Arizona Territory,, reported after the gunfight, "Many of the very best law-abiding and peac ...
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John L. DeWitt... evidence of actual malfeasance. Major Karl Bendetsen and Lieutenant General, head of the Western Command, each questioned Japanese American loyalty. ...
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Jimmy Page... or Kenneth Wolstenholme. Magnum Photographer Martin Parr was born in Epsom.of Led Zeppelin fame is also a famous son of Epsom and his father owned th ...
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John Dingell... Mason, Kicking Daisies and The Explorers Club will perform and Congressmenand Edward Markey will speak
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Jimmy Carter... gressional elections. The last Democrat to win a majority in the county wasin 1976
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Carl Foreman... with the second Red Scare and the Korean War. Writer, producer, and partnerwas called before the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) while ...
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Lewis CassCass County is named in honor of, a Michigan senator and an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for the pres ...
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Phil Collins... award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk awards. The award was presented by his friend. The BBC website says of Martyn, "his heartfelt performances have either ...
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Robert Ressler... as being involved in several of the murders. In the 1980s, he also informedthat "two or three" employees had assisted him in several murders. Ressler ...
Nathanael Greene... Hobkirk Hill was fought between around 1,400 American troops led by Generaland 950 British soldiers led by Lord Francis Rawdon on April 25, 1781. The ...
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William de la Pole, 1st Duke of SuffolkHis paternal grandparents wereand Alice Chaucer. Suffolk was an important English soldier and commander ...
Pierre JuneauThe Juno Awards are named in honor of, the first President of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunicati ...
Eric Clapton... ances have either suggested or fully demonstrated an idiosyncratic genius."was quoted as saying that Martyn was, "so far ahead of everything, it's al ...
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Léopold Sédar Senghor... ch Academy, taking the seat that his friend and former President of Senegalhad held. As a former President, he is a member of the Constitutional Coun ...
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Frank Finlay... a case of stage fright that was so profound that when he was alone onstage,(who was playing Iago) would have to stand offstage where Olivier could se ...
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Stanley Biber... ional reputation for performing sex reassignment surgery. In the 1960s, Dr., a veteran surgeon returning from Korea, decided to move to Trinidad beca ...
Lord Chamberlain... mportant English soldier and commander in the Hundred Years' War, and laterof England. Alice Chaucer was a daughter of Thomas Chaucer, Speaker of the ...
Brian Cox... ed on the island in Washington, many years prior with her husband Richard (). Rachel discovers that, after bringing home an adopted daughter, tragedy ...
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Burgess Meredith... ch was released December 24, 2004. Included is an audio-only interview withas well as the clip of The Drew Carey Shows parody of the episode
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Ma Zhancang... e Chinese Muslim 36th Division (National Revolutionary Army) led by Generalat the Battle of Kashgar and Battle of Yarkand. All the Afghan volunteers ...
Mark Antony... colleague, Mark Antony. Octavius (Caesar's adopted son), along with generaland Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, Caesar's best friend, established the Second ...
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Daniel Inouye... se American members of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, among them Senator. In 2005, President George W. Bush presented the Medal of Honor to Jewish ...
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Everett Dirksen... was one of the most bitter and emotional in American history. When Senatorof Illinois, a Taft supporter, pointed at Dewey on the convention floor an ...
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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 ...
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Joachim Peiper... he Italian Fourth Army were regrouping in Piedmont, near the French border.'s mechanised III Battalion, SS Panzergrenadier Regiment 2, was sent to di ...
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Adam von Krusenstern... in island chain was named the Gilbert Islands in 1820 by a Russian admiral,, and French captain Louis Duperrey, after a British captain named Thomas ...
James Lawrence... wrence County was formed in 1818 from Orange County. It was named for Capt., who uttered the famous words "Don't give up the ship" after being mortal ...
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Peter AckroydLittle Dorrit formed the backdrop to's debut novel, The Great Fire of London (1982)
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John Kerry... etts is currently represented in the United States Senate by senior Senatorand junior Senator Scott Brown
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John Kerry... y William Keating. The state's senior member of the United States Senate is, who became the senior Senator following the death of Senator Ted Kennedy ...
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Harold Stassen... ower won the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Oregon primaries.won his home state of Minnesota, and Warren won his home state of Californ ...
Stewart Farrar... Gardnerian Book of Shadows. In the 1970s, the Alexandrians Janet Farrar anddecided, with the consent of Doreen Valiente, that much of the Gardnerian ...
William... Garter; the same month he proceeded with Buckingham on a mission, first toat The Hague, and afterwards to Louis at Utrecht, endeavouring to force up ...
Francisco Franco... , Israel, India, and undemocratic anti-communist states such as Spain under, South Africa under apartheid, Greece under the military junta (1967–74), ...
Chief Butler of England... as a daughter of Thomas Chaucer, Speaker of the Commons on three occasions,for almost thirty years, and granddaughter of the poet Geoffrey Chaucer
Sousa... ctually used in the film, along with the second segment of "King Cotton", amarch, which was not on the albu
Zebulon Pike... An early reference to the river as the Smoky Hill was by American explorerduring his 1806 expedition to visit the Pawnee. The Kansas-Nebraska Act of ...
Jonathan Miller... s with the Satire Boom, led by such luminaries as Peter Cook, Alan Bennett,, and Dudley Moore, whose stage show Beyond the Fringe was a hit not only ...
Gerald Ford... premiere was hosted by Truman's daughter Margaret and attended by President. The play then went on to a six-city tour, during which it was videotaped ...
James Carne... mprisonment. British radio operator Robert W. Ford and British army Colonelalso claimed that the Chinese subjected them to brainwashing techniques du ...
Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange... ant reference to the influence of Aelian in the 16th century is a letter tofrom his cousin William Louis, Count of Nassau-Dillenburg on December 8, 1 ...
Michael Palin... yika featured in the documentary series Pole to Pole. The BBC documentarianstayed on board the MV Liemba and traveled across the lake
Harry Turtledove... fictional Byzantine Emperor ruling in the beginning of the 14th century in's alternate history novel Agent of Byzantium
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 ...
Earl of Strafford... h legal campaigns, as it later did against Buckingham, Archbishop Laud, theand Charles I. However, Parliament and James came to blows when the issue ...
Michael Longley... was born. A second son, Christopher, was born in 1968. That same year, with, Heaney took part in a reading tour called Room to Rhyme, which led to mu ...
Scott Brown... the death of Senator Ted Kennedy on August 24, 2009. The junior Senator is, who won the special election in 2010 following Ted Kennedy's death
Yamagata Aritomo... the army minister resigned, bringing down the Rikken Seiyūkai cabinet. Bothand Saionji refused to resume office, and the genrō were unable to find a ...
Kevin Keegan... of the most famous names in football have also managed the club, including(who had also served the club as a player) and the late Sir Bobby Robson, ...
John Kerry... ate. Al Gore carried the presidential vote in 2000 by only 5,700 votes, andwon Wisconsin in 2004 by 11,000 votes. However, in 2008, Barack Obama carr ...
Joseph StalinAfter the death ofon March 5, 1953, Phil Horowitz commented on how the many titles which the ...
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 ...
Victor Gollancz... édoyère, Bob Edwards, MP, Dame Edith Evans, A.S.Frere, Gerald Gardiner, QC,, Dr I.Grunfeld, E.M.Forster, Barbara Hepworth, Patrick Heron, Rev. Trevor ...
John Peel... lt was released, this being a collection of the single, radio sessions withfor Radio One and live performances - one of which was recorded by an audi ...
Zebulon Pike... me a state. It was formed from Gibson and Perry counties, and was named for, famous for his Pike Expedition of 1806 - 1807, exploring the southwest p ...
Andrew Johnson... ch events as the process of Reconstruction and the impeachment of President
Barry Humphries... his soul, but repeatedly tricks him. The film features cameo appearances byas Envy and Raquel Welch as Lust. Moore composed the soundtrack music and ...
Prince Henry... ries from all over the world. Among those in attendance were George V's son, Marshal Franchet d'Esperey of France, and the Prince of Udine representi ...
William Tecumseh ShermanThe Newberry Historic Court House was burned by's Troops during the Civil War
John HuntIn 1953, a ninth British expedition, led by, returned to Nepal. Hunt selected two climbing pairs to attempt to reach ...
Robert Graves... oits. On 27 July 1916 he was awarded the Military Cross; the citation read:described Sassoon as engaging in suicidal feats of bravery. Sassoon was al ...
Hernán Cortés... urisdiction over the former Governorship of the Indies. He initially backed's famous expedition to Mexico, but pulled back his support before the exp ...
Duke of Wellington... Marquess of Anglesey, and one of the heroes of Waterloo, who cuckolded the's brother Henry Wellesley and later - in one of the period's more celebra ...
Wei Qing... t the Battle of Mobei, where the Han commanders Huo Qubing (d. 117 BCE) and(d. 106 BCE) forced the Xiongnu court to flee north of the Gobi Desert
Elizabeth... Queen and Earl Mountbatten asked Philip to escort the King's two daughters,and Margaret, who were Philip's third cousins through Queen Victoria, and ...
Ian McKellen... be. In 1982, she appeared in The Scarlet Pimpernel with Anthony Andrews and. In 1984, Seymour appeared nude in the film Lassiter, co-starring Tom Sel ...
Philip Schuyler... was formed in 1825 out of Pike and Fulton Counties. It is named in honor of, member of the Continental Congress and Senator from New York
Pedro de AlvaradoDuring the period leading up to the conquest of Honduras by, many indigenous people along the north coast of Honduras were captured a ...
Charlotte Rampling... t in the shadow of the Karen Ann Quinlan case. The movie stars Paul Newman,, Jack Warden, James Mason, Milo O'Shea, and Lindsay Crouse
Ronald Reagan... er, when John Hinckley, Jr. made an assassination attempt on then-President. He subsequently blamed his act on his obsession with Jodie Foster's Taxi ...
Ariel Sharon... ed Operation Gazelle, was launched on October 15. IDF forces spearheaded by's division broke through the Tasa corridor and crossed the Suez Canal to ...
Paul Hausser... n the SS-Verfügungstruppe: two Standarten (regiments) under retired generalarmed and trained to Army standards, and held ready at the personal dispos ...
Jorge Luis Borges... sm of Henry Corbin, Thelema, and even in fiction such as The Theologians byin Labyrinths. According to Irenaeus, a certain sect known as the "Cainite ...
Prince Rupert of the Rhine... ooning military leaders for political purposes. A pamphlet directed againstis a typical example. During the 19th century, irreverence towards authori ...
Titus Manlius Torquatus... e aware of their intentions and had reinforced the unpopular garrison underto 20,000 infantry and 1,200 cavalry. These engaged and defeated the Carth ...
Oliver North... conservative figures such as Rush Limbaugh, George Wallace, Henry Ford, and; and it has supported liberal figures such as Dick Gregory, H. L. Mencken ...
Prince Eugene of Savoy... strian defeat. The territorial advances made in the last Turkish War, under, in Bosnia, Serbia and Oltenia (Lesser Wallachia), were obliterated. Popu ...
John Kerry... 3 the hospital was the birthplace of 2004 Democratic presidential candidate. Decommissioned in 1999, the facility is part of the Anschutz Medical Cam ...
Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.... vote totals. Eisenhower's managers, led by Dewey and Massachusetts Senator, accused Taft of "stealing" delegate votes in Southern states such as Tex ...
John C. Frémont... -day Saints in the Utah Territory, and a close friend of Arizona's governor. Virgil and Morgan remained bedridden throughout the trial and did not te ...
Xenophon... early example of the Greek form of the name is in a 4th century BC work by, the Cyropaedia, which is a biography of the Persian king Cyrus the Great
General Patton... d food, medicine, and weaponry. On December 26, troops under the command ofbroke the deadlock. The official end of the Battle of Bastogne only occurr ...
Prince Harry of Wales... ate are: The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge,and The Duke of York
Álvaro Obregón... orfirian elite. After Díaz was deposed, Carranza competed for power againstand others. The Yaquis joined with Álvaro Obregón’s forces after 1913
John Kerry... George W. Bush received 55.2% of the vote (14,069 cast), ahead of Democrat, who received around 43.0% (10,951 votes), with 25,480 ballots cast among ...
Nicolas RoegOn March 13, 1993, TNT aired a new version of the story directed by, starring Tim Roth as Marlow and John Malkovich as Kurtz
Henry Wellesley... e of the heroes of Waterloo, who cuckolded the Duke of Wellington's brotherand later - in one of the period's more celebrated scandals - married Well ...
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 ...
John Crace... .S. warship force under MacArthur's command, led by Australian Rear Admiral, made up of the cruisers , , and , along with three destroyers. Once comp ...
Phil Collins... an unbearable sense of loss we must announce that John died this morning."paid tribute, saying: "John's passing is terribly, terribly sad. I had wor ...
Stephen Hawking... hysics, driven by the development of the integrated circuit, and the laser.developed his theories of black holes and the boundary-condition of the un ...
Ma Fuxiang... northern provinces of Ningxia and Suiyuan in China, Chinese Muslim Generalboth prohibited and engaged in the opium trade. It was hoped that Ma Fuxia ...
Sir Oswald Mosley... ife peer in her own right; Cynthia, who became the first wife of politician; and Alexandra Naldera ("Baba"), who married Edward "Fruity" Metcalfe, th ...
Marc Caron... personnel and also in military justice. Retired Canadian Lieutenant Generalalso served for a time as Security Sector Reform advisor to the head of MO ...
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 ...
Julius Caesar... – began about 449 BC and lasted the approximately 400 years to the death ofin 44 BC. Many historians mark the end of the Republic on the passage of a ...
Michael Parkinson... s to have been a disappointment. He was replaced after only two episodes by, the start of Parkinson's career as a chat show host. Parkinson later ask ...
Joseph Stalin... the rise of totalitarian governments, especially those of Adolf Hitler and, he tried to find the roots of these "madhouses" in human psychology. He ...
Dwight D. Eisenhower... ion focused on Aurora for seven weeks during the fall of 1955, as Presidentrecovered from a heart attack at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. In 1943 t ...
Ali Abdullah Saleh... ion of Yemen. The protestors' demands then escalated to calls for Presidentto resign
Alan Shearer... ecord in 1996 by paying £15million for Blackburn Rovers and England striker, one of the most prolific goalscorers of that era. A host of other high p ...
John McCain... Lake County by an extremely narrow margin, 48.17% to 48.09, over Republican- a difference of 296 votes. It was the first time since 1964, when Lyndon ...
Andronikos DoukasAccompanying Romanos was, the co-regent and a direct rival. The army consisted of about profession ...
Lucy Maud Montgomery... the Charlottetown Festival, hosted at the Confederation Centre of the Arts., who was born in Clifton (now New London) in 1874, wrote some 20 novels a ...
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 ...
William Shirley... al town and government, but the British colonial Governor of Massachusetts,, denied their request since he wanted to keep the number of towns to a mi ...
Indiana Jones... red Serpent. Similarly, Thom Duncan published an independent novel where an-type character escapes from a curelom, described as a mammoth. In another ...
John Mitchell... ligence plan to CRP's Acting Chairman Jeb Stuart Magruder, Attorney General, and Presidential Counsel John Dean, that involved extensive illegal acti ...
Patrick Stewart... Asda's Christmas 2007 TV advertising campaign. She also appeared alongsidein UK Nintendo DS Brain Training television advertisements, and in a Publi ...
George Martin... lbum, Only Visiting This Planet, the first album in a projected trilogy, in's London AIR Studios. Only Visiting This Planet, which was "Initially coo ...
Attalus... vance force into Asia Minor under the command of his generals Parmenion andto "liberate" the Greeks living under Persian control. After they took the ...
Yorck... within the Duchy of Warsaw. During Napoleon's invasion of Russia, following's Convention of Tauroggen of 1812, von Stein's Treaty of Kalisz was signe ...
PericlesThe greatest and longest lasting democratic leader was; after his death, Athenian democracy was twice briefly interrupted by oli ...
Robert F. Kennedy... s death came just a little less than a week after Michael Kennedy, a son of, died in a similar skiing accident in Aspen, Colorado. After Bono's death ...
Strom Thurmond... efore the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in August, 1963, Senatorrailed against Rustin as a "Communist, draft-dodger, and homosexual," and ...
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 ...
Gareth EdwardsBarbarians: Tries:, Fergus Slattery, John Bevan, J P R Williams; Conversions: Phil Bennett ( ...
Edward VIISince the reign ofa clerk in holy orders in the Church of England or in another Anglican Chu ...
George Vancouver... of the region known to Americans as the Oregon Country). Named for Captain, the fort was located on the northern bank of the Columbia River in prese ...
Franz Joseph I... elm II, and with the emperors of Austria-Hungary, in particular with Kaiser
Stanley Holloway... Alfie Bass he made up the bullion robbery gang headed by Alec Guinness and. In the same year he also appeared in Lady Godiva Rides Again and The Gal ...
Ronald Reagan... n presidents hosted here include Presidents John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon,, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama all of Irish descent. Other famous visitor ...
Charles de Gaulle... ies such as Winston Churchill, Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery and General. He had serious disagreements with Churchill and Montgomery over question ...
Benito Mussolini... he consorted with Nazi industrialists. In Ecstasy and Me, Lamarr wrote thatand Adolf Hitler attended Mandl's grand parties. She related that in 1937 ...
Winston Churchill... respect of front-line commanders. He interacted adeptly with allies such as, Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery and General Charles de Gaulle. He had s ...
Nelson A. Miles... sued for any cause other than distinguished service. The commission, led by, identified 911 awards for causes other than distinguished service. This ...
Franz Pfeffer von Salomon... eitung answered to the office of the Supreme SA Leader (Oberste SA-Führer),, clearly establishing the SS as a subordinate unit of the Sturmabteilung
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 ...
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 ...
Hasdrubal... aged war against the Carthaginian ally Gala. According to Appian, in 213 BCleft Iberia and fought Syphax, though he may be confused with Hasdrubal Gi ...
Maurice Wilkins... klin. Crick and Watson felt that they had benefited from collaborating with. They offered him a co-authorship on the article that first described the ...
Jesse L. Reno... n the poem of the same name by John Greenleaf Whittier. Union Major General's IX Corps followed Jackson's men through the city a few days later on th ...
Charles AznavourIn 1999, Costello contributed a version of "She", released in 1974 byand Herbert Kretzmer, for the soundtrack of the film Notting Hill, with Tr ...
John Gore... facing on to the mate's mess were assigned to Lieutenants Zachary Hicks and, ship's surgeon William Monkhouse, the gunner Stephen Forwood, ship's mas ...
Zhang Xueliang... the leader of the Kuomintang was suddenly arrested and kidnapped by Marshal, a former warlord of Manchuria, then Japanese-occupied Manchukuo
Ali ibn Abi Talib... four Caliphs: Abu Bakr as-Siddiq, Umar ibn al-Khattab, Uthman ibn Affan andare commonly known by Sunnis, mainly, as the Khulafā’ur-Rāshideen ("rightl ...
Ian McKellen... focused attention on the psychological dynamics of the characters, and bothin the title role, and Dench, received exceptionally favourable notices. " ...
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 ...
George MartinCompiled by producerand the (then) three surviving members of the band, 1 includes the 27 Beat ...
Chris Dodd... want to commit to anything long-term. He often caroused with fellow Senator; twice in 1985 they were in drunken incidents in Washington restaurants, ...
Bernardo O'Higgins... overnments there. In the 1820s, some of them helped liberate the continent.was the first Supreme director of Chile. When Chilean troops occupied Lima ...
Robert E. Lee... n of Sharpsburg, where they engaged Confederate troops commanded by Generalat the Battle of Antietam
Joseph Stalin... heart of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, depicting Hitler and Soviet dictatorbowing politely before each other after their joint invasion of Poland, bu ...
Roald Dahl... ed by her monster boyfriend in what turns out to be a movie within a dream.'s story The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar is about a rich bachelor who f ...
Julius Caesar... village in Armorica, a province of Gaul (modern France), in the year 50 BC.has conquered nearly all of Gaul for the Roman Empire. The little Armorica ...
Jackie Robinson... him to tolerate the inevitable abuse. Rickey's sights eventually settled on, a shortstop with the Kansas City Monarchs. Although likely not the best ...
Eamonn Andrews... c. (Failed). There were parodies of popular British TV entertainers such as("Seamus Android", played by Pertwee), Simon Dee, Wilfred Pickles (both pl ...
Harold Pinter... nto the west chapel to a recording of The Beatles song "A Day in the Life".read the eulogy, concluding with "He was a bloody marvellous writer." Acco ...
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 ...
John Peel... g of Four and Bob Last and Tim Inman. It was a Number 1 indie chart hit andradio show favourite. This led to two Peel radio sessions, which, with the ...
Jefferson Davis... s and sent them by steamboat to Jefferson Barracks, escorted by Lieutenantsand Robert Anderson
Robert Graves... n written, one of which, Count Belisarius, was written by poet and novelistin 1938
Ben Travers... appearances in Flint, The Tea Ladies and Bergerac. Onstage, she appeared in's comedy Plunder, as well as playing alongside Sir Ralph Richardson and S ...
Hajime Sugiyama... . Those orders were transmitted either by prince Kotohito Kan'in or general
John Maclear... outh, England, on 21 December 1872. Other naval officers included Commander. Under the scientific supervision of Thomson himself, she travelled nearl ...
George Clinton... rr, who later became the third Vice President of the United States; General, who became the first (and longest-serving) elected Governor of New York, ...
Chiwetel Ejiofor... Warehouse in London on 4 December 2007, directed by Michael Grandage, withas Othello, Ewan McGregor as Iago and Kelly Reilly as Desdemona. Despite t ...
Charlotte Rampling... nting by the artist Michel Granger that was given to him by his future wife. The painting showed the Earth peeling to reveal a skull and Jarre obtain ...
SaladinHe was planning to star in an $80 million movie aboutand the Crusades that would be filmed in Jordan before the producer Mousta ...
Peter Sellers... ondescension"; one senior cleric discussing Luciani said "they have elected." Critics contrasted his sermons mentioning Pinocchio to the learned inte ...
Joseph Heller... thousand syllogisms" in the persuasion of the public to accept a criticism.'s most famous work, Catch-22, satirizes bureaucracy and the military, and ...
Benito Mussolini... akie as "Benzino Napaloni", dictator of Bacteria, a jab at Italian dictator
Rudolf Diels... cal police under the control of Hermann Göring and commanded by his protege. Early Gestapo activities came into direct conflict with the SS and it wa ...
Benito MussoliniThe Harmony Boys of 2 May 1940 depicts Hitler, Stalin, Italian dictator, and Spanish dictator Francisco Franco "harmonizing" and getting along qu ...
Hasdrubal... accept pitched battle before his troops had been united with the army under, the brother of Hannibal, despite being outnumbered 2 to 1. The result wa ...
Daniel Morgan... f the daughters of the original owners, Kate Moore, was a scout for Generalduring the Battle of Cowpens
Terry Pratchett... as being spherical, with Narnian king Caspian X being amazed by this fact).'s Discworld novels (1983 onwards) are set on a flat, disc-shaped world th ...
Jimmy PageIn October 1999, the band was joined by Led Zeppelin guitaristfor two pairs of shows in New York and Los Angeles, yielding a live releas ...
Bridget RileyJulian Opie,
Ronald Reagan... e explained their change of views and recent decision to vote for President
Adam Johann von Krusenstern... Empire. After attending the St Petersburg school of cadets, he accompaniedon his voyage of 1803–1806. On promotion to lieutenant, Kotzebue was place ...
Michael CollinsOn 14 September 1921 the Dáil ratified the appointment of Arthur Griffith,, Robert Barton, Eamonn Duggan and George Gavan Duffy as envoys plenipoten ...
Frederick SangerThe first protein to be sequenced was insulin, by, in 1949. Sanger correctly determined the amino acid sequence of insulin, ...
George H. W. BushIn 1990, Presidentawarded Atanasoff the United States National Medal of Technology, the high ...
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 ...
Pliny the Elder... liary cavalry unit. The thermal springs of Wiesbaden are first mentioned in's Naturalis Historia. They were famous for their recreation pools for Rom ...
Jackie Stewart... ident. Ickx finished second in the drivers' championship, with 37 points to's 63. Brabham himself took a couple of pole positions and two top three f ...
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 ...
George Nares... oratories for natural history and chemistry. The expedition, led by Captain, sailed from Portsmouth, England, on 21 December 1872. Other naval office ...
Emperor Wu... stability eventually led to the dynasty's destruction. However, its founderwas considered one of the greatest generals during the Southern and Northe ...
EphialtesSolon (594 BC), Cleisthenes (508/7 BC), and(462 BC) all contributed to the development of Athenian democracy. Histori ...
Alec Guinness... t in the Potteries have been made into films (for example The Card starring) and television mini-series (such as " " and " ")
Alastair Sim... eath Do Us Part, Nichols found work in television, notably playing oppositein William Trevor's production of The Generals Day. She made appearances i ...
Alec Guinness... l Mob (1951): with Alfie Bass he made up the bullion robbery gang headed byand Stanley Holloway. In the same year he also appeared in Lady Godiva Rid ...
James Wolfe... teenth century, is evident from the fact that General (then Lieut.-Colonel), writing from Paris in 1752, speaks of the people there using umbrellas f ...
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 ...
George Carteret... he Duke of York sold the area that is today New Jersey to John Berkeley andfor a proprietary colony, separate from the projected New York. The actual ...
A. A. MilnePiglet is a fictional character from's Winnie-the-Pooh books. Piglet is Winnie-the-Pooh's closest friend among ...
Henry Dodge... the war, Congress created the Mounted Ranger Battalion under the command of, which was expanded to the 1st Cavalry Regiment in 1833
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 ...
Ian Carmichael... d a fifth album, The Lost Star through Pebble Records, mixed by a returning
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 ...
Francisco Franco... cts Hitler, Stalin, Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, and Spanish dictator"harmonizing" and getting along quite well. When this cartoon was publishe ...
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 ...
James CookCaptain, in one of his voyages, sees some of the natives of the South Pacific Isl ...
Joseph McMoneagle... t nuclear research facility by Pat Price's (Kress 1977/1999, Targ 1996) and, a description of a new class of Soviet strategic submarine by a team of ...
Arthur Conan Doyle... ut for Bluehouses at the Nevill Ground, where he sometimes played alongside. He also played cricket for his house at Marlborough College, once taking ...
Alan Caillou... Lord) Ferguson McBain Douglas of Sithian Bridge. The voice of English actoris dubbed for MacMurray's as Lord Douglas. The plot centers around Lord Do ...
Elizabeth IIOn 17 May 2011,became the first British monarch to visit the Áras on the occasion of her ...
James CookThe name Anchor Point comes from a legend that whendiscovered the area, he lost an anchor. Settlers came beginning in the ear ...
Bernard Levin... nedick in John Barton's "British Raj" revival of Much Ado About Nothing. Aswrote in The Sunday Times: "...demonstrating once more that she is a comic ...
Tipu Sultan... har, and Orissa, following the Battle of Buxar in 1765. After the defeat of, most of South India came either under the Company's direct rule, or unde ...
George Washington... some of which date back to the 17th century. During the Revolutionary War,passed through Farmington on several occasions and referred to the town as ...
James Livingston... rea. A tract at the hamlet of Tyre was granted to Revolutionary War ColonelThe first outside settler, Ezekiel Crane, arrived about 1794. Other early ...
Slim Dusty... the 1930s by such recording artists as Tex Morton, and later popularized by, best remembered for his 1957 song "A Pub With No Beer". Dusty married si ...
Charles II of EnglandThe Royal Declaration of Indulgence was's attempt to extend religious liberty to Protestant nonconformists and Ro ...
James Thomson (B.V.)... dron. The image in turn inspired a passage in The City of Dreadful Night by, and, a few years later, a sonnet by
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 ...
William Tryon... County now includes 37 counties of New York State. The county was named for, colonial governor of New York
Jorge Luis Borges... evsky, and in the 20th -century works of James Joyce, Giannina Braschi, and. The theme of the novel also inspired the 19th-century French artists Hon ...
James II... on and take Anglican communion. When Charles II's openly Catholic successorattempted to issue a similar Declaration of Indulgence, an order for gener ...
Mary WhitehouseWalters playedin the BBC Drama , an adaptation of the real-life story of Mrs. Whitehouse ...
James Forrestal... ssioned officer in the Naval Reserve, then asked Undersecretary of the Navyfor a combat assignment. Instead he was sent to inspect the shipyard facil ...
Hiero... raecia cities led by Syracuse. A few years later, in 474, Syracuse's tyrantdefeated the Etruscans at the Battle of Cumae. Etruria's influence over th ...
Clark Gable... n debut was in Algiers (1938). Her many films include Boom Town (1940) withand Spencer Tracy, Comrade X with Gable, White Cargo (1942), and Tortilla ...
Creighton Abrams... ld." He was a member of a distinguished West Point class that also includedand Benjamin O. Davis Jr.. Westmoreland graduated as first captain - the h ...
James Cook... as reputed to be Commodore John Byron in 1765, the immediate predecessor of's more famous explorations of the Pacific between 1769-1779. With the gro ...
Joseph Hooker... n arrived to inform General George Meade that he would be replacing Generalafter the latter's disaster at Chancellorsville in May. The Army of the Po ...
Richard Stokes... l countries at the time, but also reached the British House of Commons when, a Labour Party Member of Parliament (MP), a long term opponent of area-b ...
Vanessa Redgrave... hen Frears, it starred Gary Oldman as Orton, Alfred Molina as Halliwell andas Peggy Ramsay. Alan Bennett wrote the screenplay
Patrick StewartIn 1997,took the role of Othello with the Shakespeare Theatre Company (Washington, ...
Lucius Cornelius SullaFlorence was established byin 80 BC as a settlement for his veteran soldiers and was named originally ...
Rupert Brooke... this time his younger brother Hamo was killed in the Gallipoli Campaign. (, whom Siegfried had briefly met, died on the way there.) Hamo's death hit ...
Bob HopeThe fathers of modern American stand-up comedy, Jack Benny,, George Burns, Fred Allen, Milton Berle and Frank Fay all came from vaude ...
Petula Clark... several different languages in the late 1960s (most notably the version byand discovery of an unreleased version in the 1990s recorded in 1967 by Ju ...
Ronald Reagan... ndidates polled more than 90 percent of the county's vote on two occasions,in 1984 and George W. Bush in 2004. came close to this level in 2008, draw ...
Hans von Seeckt... sued a recapture of their preeminent position in chemical warfare. In 1923,pointed the way, by suggesting that German poison gas research move in the ...
Olivia Newton-John... with more than 7 million record sales. Australian country artists includingand Keith Urban have achieved considerable success in the USA. In recent y ...
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 ...
Hermann Göring... oup was originally the Prussian state political police under the control ofand commanded by his protege Rudolf Diels. Early Gestapo activities came i ...
Benjamin BonnevilleBonneville County was established in 1911, named after(1796–1878), a French-born officer in the U.S. Army, fur trapper, and expl ...
Marquis de Lafayette... War hero Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, better known as the
Pyrrhus of EpirusAfterfailed in his attempt to stop the spread of Roman hegemony in 282 BC, the ...
Dr. Seuss... d from Dartmouth in 1924. Theodor Geisel, better known as children's author, was a member of the class of 1925
Jack BennyThe fathers of modern American stand-up comedy,, Bob Hope, George Burns, Fred Allen, Milton Berle and Frank Fay all came ...
Benito Mussolini... ish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published on its front page an open letter towritten by Kaj Munk criticising the persecutions against Jews
Stewart Farrar... r of occasions by figures such as Charles Cardell, Lady Sheba and Janet and. In other Wiccan traditions and amongst a number of solitary practitioner ...
Sir Cyril Newall... d troops during the Battle of France. He, along with his immediate superior, then Chief of the Air Staff, resisted repeated requests from Winston Chu ...
Vernon Baker... medal to seven African American World War II veterans. With the passing of, all of these recipients have now died
Bruce CockburnA Humanitarian Award was inaugurated in 2006.was the first artist to be given this honour
William E. FairbairnDuring the World War II eraand Eric A. Sykes were recruited by the Special Operations Executive (SOE) ...
Daniel Inouye... of three patients who became United States Senators: Dole, Philip Hart and
David ElazarGolda Meir, Moshe Dayan, and Generalmet at 8:05 am the morning of Yom Kippur, six hours before the war began. ...
Joe Cocker... r, Serj Tankian, Jivan Gasparyan, Plácido Domingo, Uriah Heep, Deep Purple,, John McLaughlin, Brazzaville, The Alan Parsons Project, Jethro Tull, Akv ...
George Washington... rmington en route to Westchester County to offer crucial support to General's army
John Forbes... of Denmark also lived at the Palace until the Union of the Crowns in 1603., a general in the French and Indian War who liberated Fort Duquesne and e ...
Joe Fafard... site, at Albert Street near 23rd Avenue. Donald M. Kendrick, Bob Boyer and, now with significant international reputations, have been other artists ...
Jimmy Carter... l Cody), as well as 12 others. Dr. Walker's medal was restored by Presidentin 1977. Cody and four other civilian scouts who rendered distinguished se ...
Donald Sinden... n's musical staging of The Comedy of Errors as Adriana, then partnered withas Beatrice and Benedick in John Barton's "British Raj" revival of Much Ad ...
Bacurius... imperial scholae of shield-archers under the command of the Iberian princeattacked, but lacking support they were easily pushed back. Then the Roman ...
Kurt Daluege... any headquartered around Munich. The "Northern-SS" was under the command ofwho had close ties to Hermann Göring and enjoyed his position in Berlin wh ...
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 ...
Robert Graves... 1915, and in November was sent to the 1st Battalion in France. There he metand they became close friends. United by their poetic vocation, they often ...
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 ...
Glenn Miller... the most famous and first was (I've Got a Gal In) Kalamazoo" (1942) by theband with Tex Beneke. This #1 popular song was written by Mack Gordon and ...
John McCain... n's voters supported Democrat Barack Obama with 8,177 votes over Republicanwith 6,839 votes
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Abdul Rahim Wardak... military, acting through the Ministry of Defense that is headed by General. The National Military Command Center in Kabul serves as the headquarters ...
Horace Wilson... lmuth Wohltat at the Four Year Plan organization, British civil servant Sir, newspaper proprietor Lord Kemsley, and would be peace-makers like Swedis ...
Columbo... for their ability or tendency to ad-lib, such as Peter Falk (of the series), who would ad-lib such mannerisms as absent-mindedness while in characte ...
Nader Shah of Persia... Kandahar in 1747 by Ahmad Shah Durrani, an Afghan military commander underand chief of the Abdali tribe. After the death of Ahmad Shah in about 1773 ...
Robert PlantLed Zeppelin's lead singerstated that the song "changed his life". He recalled hearing it for the fi ...
Michael J. FoxThe film Doc Hollywood starring(based on the book What, Dead Again? by Neil B. Shulman, M.D.), was filmed ...
Branch Rickey... anager who would be eventually successful in breaking the color barrier wasof the Brooklyn Dodgers. Rickey himself had experienced the issue of segre ...
Harvey Milk... seeing the 2008 biographical drama film Milk, in which Sean Penn portrayed, the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California
Ali Abdullah SalehIn November 1989, the leaders of the YAR () and the PDRY (Ali Salim al-Baidh) agreed on a draft unity constitution o ...
William CamdenPedigrees, elaborated by Cecil himself with the help ofthe antiquary, associated him with the Welsh Cecils or Sitsylts of Allt-Yr ...
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Harry Hays... a rearguard action against Stuart's cavalry and the infantry of Brig. Gen.'s division near Auburn on October 14. Stuart's cavalry boldly bluffed War ...
Brian Cox... sted by Sir Patrick Moore, along with Dr. Chris Lintott, Jon Culshaw, Prof., and the Astronomer Royal Martin Rees who on leaving the panel told Brian ...
Eric A. SykesDuring the World War II era William E. Fairbairn andwere recruited by the Special Operations Executive (SOE) to teach their ma ...
Johnny Carson... e Tonight Show in 1962 and 1963. Topics covered in her interviews with hostincluded the empire-waisted dresses that she bought wholesale, to her "cra ...
Wilfred Pickles... rs such as Eamonn Andrews ("Seamus Android", played by Pertwee), Simon Dee,(both played by Williams), and "Daphne Whitethigh", presumably based on jo ...
Aleksandr Danilovich Menshikov... Petersburg, persistently urged his claims. The matter was arranged betweenand Count Andrei Osterman; and on 18 May 1727 Peter II, according to the t ...
Patricio Lynch... pied Lima during the War of the Pacific in 1881, they put in charge certain, whose grandfather came from Ireland to Argentina and then moved to Chile ...
W. T. Tutte... recorded as being studied by R. L. Brooks, C. A. B. Smith, A. H. Stone andat Cambridge University
John F. Kennedy... n Victoria and George V. American presidents hosted here include Presidents, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama all of Irish ...
Richard Nixon... orge V. American presidents hosted here include Presidents John F. Kennedy,, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama all of Irish descent. Other ...
George Meade... 1863, a messenger from President Abraham Lincoln arrived to inform Generalthat he would be replacing General Joseph Hooker after the latter's disast ...
Princess Anne... rence House. Their first two children were born: Prince Charles in 1948 andin 1950
Seleucus'sIt is generally thought that Chandragupta marrieddaughter, or a Macedonian princess, a gift from Seleucus to formalize an a ...
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 ...
David Williamson... screenplay along with its original author Christopher Koch, and playwright. Williamson rose to prominence in the early 1970s, and has gone on to wri ...
Johnny CarsonUpon's retirement from The Tonight Show in 1992, executives at NBC announced t ...
Nathan Hale... ovember 19, 1778, at which the Reverend Enoch Hale, brother of American spy, was chosen to be the town's first ministe
Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Major... urce of manpower for the Carthaginian army, a second Roman expedition undertook New Carthage by assault and ended Carthaginian rule over Iberia in th ...
Hermann Göring... e "Northern-SS" was under the command of Kurt Daluege who had close ties toand enjoyed his position in Berlin where most of the Nazi government offic ...
Rex Applegate... nd Canadian special forces. The book Kill or Get Killed, written by Colonel, was based on the defendu taught by Sykes and Fairbairn. Both Fairbairn's ...
Harold E. PuthoffIn the early 1970s,and Russell Targ joined the Electronics and Bioengineering Laboratory at S ...
Moshe DayanGolda Meir,, and General David Elazar met at 8:05 am the morning of Yom Kippur, six h ...
Takeo Kurita... n the Battle off Cape Engaño, the Japanese Central Force under Vice Admiralhad transited San Bernardino Strait and emerged off the coast of Samar, wh ...
Christopher MonckWhen Thomas Lynch died in 1684, his friendwas appointed to the governorship and arranged the dismissal of Morgan's s ...
Ronald Reagan... ceived the National Medal of Technology (with Steve Jobs) from US President. In December 1989, he received an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree f ...
Zachary TaylorTaylor County was created in 1856. It was named for, twelfth President of the United States of America, who served from 1849 ...
Kara Hultgreen... several cases. However, fatal aircraft crashes have occurred; in 1994, Lt., the first female F-14 Tomcat pilot, was killed while attempting to land ...
Emlyn Williams... of Being Earnest, The Tempest, and Hamlet, one production of which featuredas Claudius, Celia Johnson as Ophelia, and Martita Hunt as Gertrude (the p ...
John Maclear... most senior officer present throughout the entire expedition, was Commander. Willemoes-Suhm died and was buried at sea on the voyage to Tahiti. Lord ...
Alan Shearer... include Bob Geldof, King Harald V of Norway, Nelson Mandela, Bobby Robson,and the Royal Shakespeare Company. The Hoppings funfair, said to be the la ...
Jimmy Page... alympic Games (LOCOG). This presentation included performances by guitarist, and recording artist Leona Lewis. Footballer David Beckham was also feat ...
Rogers Morton... ths later. By December 1973, at the invitation of Secretary of the Interior, Norman had agreed to participate in a concert to promote the Johnny Hori ...
Antigonus MonophthalmusFollowing his and Lysimachus' victory overat the decisive Battle of Ipsus in 301 BC, Seleucus took control over east ...
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 ...
Alexander Hamilton... se would also serve as the County Circuit Court. The county was named after, the first secretary of the treasury
George H. W. Bush... chael Dukakis, from the start of the campaign. In the fall, Dukakis fell to, but Kennedy won re-election to the Senate over Republican Joseph D. Malo ...
Edward Heath... o Dandy in 1986 - was when, in 1974, Else took a leaf out of Prime Minister's book and went on a "three day week", forcing Alf to fend for and feed h ...
George Custer... valry Field was repulsed by Union cavalry under Brig. Gens. David Gregg and
Bruce Forsyth... films. He was known for his trademark "dirty laugh" and lascivious persona.described him as "a natural at being natural.
Wernher von Braun... the United States Navy. The Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA) under Dr.had suggested using a modified Redstone rocket (see: Juno I) while the Air ...
Charles de Gaulle... he Gaullists and left the majority coalition. The CNIP reproached Presidentwith his euro-scepticism. But Giscard refused to resign and founded the In ...
Richard NixonIn 1972, United States Presidentannounced the commencement of the so-called "War on Drugs." Later, Preside ...
Judson Kilpatrick... War, the Battle of Hanover was fought on June 30, 1863. Union cavalry underencountered Confederate cavalry under J.E.B. Stuart and a sharp fight ensu ...
Henri Guisan... orld War II, Germany considered invading, but never attacked. Under General, the Swiss army prepared for mass mobilization of militia forces against ...
Gustav Graves... ast a radio adaptation of Goldfinger with Toby Stephens (who played villainin Die Another Day) as Bond, Ian McKellen as Goldfinger and Stephens' Die ...
Timur... he territory to his son, Chagatai and the area became the Chagatai Khanate.took over the area in 1369 and the area became the Timurid Empire
David Gregg... ttack on East Cavalry Field was repulsed by Union cavalry under Brig. Gens.and George Custer
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 ...
Victoria Wood... f the public's 50 Greatest Stars, coming four places above frequent co-star. Also in 2006, she starred in the film Driving Lessons alongside Rupert G ...
Alexander the Great... t by hounds of Cocytus, Echidna, the Tartesian eel, and Tithrasian Gorgons.traced his ancestry (through his mother) to Aeacus
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 ...
Harold Pinter... cal acclaim for his performances in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman and's The Caretaker at the National Theatre; and Pinter's The Homecoming and ...
Alexander the GreatWhenentered Caria in 334 BC, Ada, who was in possession of the fortress of Ali ...
James Oglethorpe... s founded on December 19, 1795, and is named for Georgia's founder, General
Peter Ustinov... originally intended to be performed by a cast including Spike Milligan and, but Godley and Creme eventually settled on Cook once they realised he co ...
Jefferson Davis... . It was named for the only President of the Confederate States of America,. The 2007 Census Estimate showed a population of 13,291. The county seat ...
Reinhard HeydrichHeinrich Himmler, together with his right-hand man,, consolidated the power of the organization. In 1931, Himmler gave Heydri ...
Louis Isidore DuperreyKiribati was named in French by captains Krusenstern and"îles Gilbert", Gilbert Islands, after the British Captain Thomas Gilbert, ...
George V... al Warrant. The firm received further warrants from Edward as king and fromboth as Prince of Wales and as king
David Beckham... ances by guitarist Jimmy Page, and recording artist Leona Lewis. Footballerwas also featured during London's presentation
Wade Hampton... sus. It is named for American Civil War general and South Carolina governor
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Alexanderconquered the Persian Empire under its last Achaemenid dynast, Darius III, ...
Richard IIIPrior to his succession, on 22 June 1483,declared that Edward V was illegitimate, and three days later the matter w ...
Alec Guinness... el Lamač. The fourth, in 1988, is Little Dorrit, a UK feature film starringand Derek Jacobi amongst a large cast of over 300 British actors directed ...
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John Felton... an Old Portsmouth pub by a veteran of Villiers' most recent military folly,. The murder took place in the "Greyhound" public house (popularly known a ...
Arnold Resnicoff... ipple Jenks, Solomon Spalding, and Joseph Tracy; and rabbis Marshall Meyer,, and David E. Stern
Alan Alda... logic, and ever-present cigar (pulled from his breast pocket already lit).often vamped in a Groucho-esque manner on M*A*S*H. In one episode, Yankee ...
Roald Dahl... Unexpected spoof "Tales Of The Much As We Expected". This involved Cook as, explaining his name had been Ronald before he dropped the "n". The cast ...
Lord DunsanyFurthermore, Lovecraft's discovery of the stories ofwith their pantheon of mighty gods existing in dreamlike outer realms, mov ...
Winston Churchill... made about aerial bombardment of major cities with gas in Mesopotamia, with, then-Secretary of State at the British War Office, arguing in favor of i ...
Toussaint Louverture... ame more politically conscious of his roles. In 1936, he played the role ofin the play, of the same name, by C.L.R. James at the Westminster Theatre ...
Mussolini... gure could be found for Danes. However, Munk's attitude towards Hitler (and) turned to outspoken disgust, as he witnessed Hitler's persecution of the ...
Percy Scott... re deemed somewhat ineffective, so a Royal Navy gunnery expert, Admiral Sir, was appointed to make improvements, particularly an integrated AA defenc ...
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 ...
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 ...
Hugh Trenchard... o. 16 Squadron. After the Battle of the Somme, Dowding clashed with General, the commander of the RFC, over the need to rest pilots exhausted by non- ...
Bruce McCandless II... a laser harp. Jarre worked with several Houston-based astronauts including, and former Jazz musician Ronald McNair, who was to have played the saxop ...
Jack Lemmon... postures to portray the stages. Before filming, Mendes and Spacey analyzed's performance in The Apartment (1960), because Mendes wanted Spacey to em ...
Marshal Turenne... that time a sovereign principality. Their most illustrious representative,, was born at Sedan on 11 September 1611. With help from the Holy Roman Em ...
Seleucus... new subdivision of the empire with the Partition of Triparadisus in 320 BC., who had been "Commander-in-Chief of the camp" under Perdiccas since 323 ...
Bobby Robson... norary freemen include Bob Geldof, King Harald V of Norway, Nelson Mandela,, Alan Shearer and the Royal Shakespeare Company. The Hoppings funfair, sa ...
Douglas MacArthurJohnson reported to Generalin Australia. Johnson and two Army officers went to the 22nd Bomb Group ba ...
Thomas Henry Tizard... sons of Scottish botanist John Hutton Balfour). Also among the officers waswho had already carried out important hydrographic observations on previou ...
George Washington... after the Declaration of Independence was signed. The town was named after, who, in his capacity as Commander of the Continental Army during the Ame ...
Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres... ting on Spanish Bay and the Cabot Strait. Its first Lieutenant-Governor was(1784–1787) and his successor was William Macarmick (1787). From 1799 to 1 ...
Derek Jacobi... th, in 1988, is Little Dorrit, a UK feature film starring Alec Guinness andamongst a large cast of over 300 British actors directed by
Hernán Cortés... tecs were very upset and started to fight and put a siege to the Spaniards.ordered Moctezuma to ask his people to stop fighting. Moctezuma told him t ...
Ronald Reagan... tually gained the respect of people with conservative/anti-communist views., a conservative and fervent anti-Communist, said he appreciated the film ...
Michael Crawford... c, having created successful Las Vegas venues for Phantom of the Opera starand pop star David Cassidy. Grady also played drums in the 60s po group Ye ...
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 ...
Ian McKellen... oby Stephens (who played villain Gustav Graves in Die Another Day) as Bond,as Goldfinger and Stephens' Die Another Day co-star Rosamund Pike as Pussy ...
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 ...
Edward VIIIn the 1880s, Prince Edward (later) purchased his country seat of Sandringham House in Norfolk and asked Tho ...
Harold Pinter... ision film Langrishe, Go Down (1978), with Jeremy Irons and a screenplay byfrom the Aidan Higgins novel, directed by David Jones, in which she played ...
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 ...
John Glenn... he 2003 Columbia disaster. Discovery also carried Project Mercury astronaut, who was 77 at the time, back into space during STS-95 on October 29, 199 ...
Jack LemmonIn 1957, Robertson married actress Cynthia Stone, the former wife of actor. They had a daughter, Stephanie, before divorcing in 1959; by this marria ...
Shmuel Gonen... sed all of their crossing equipment along the canal. He then called General, who replaced him as head of Southern Command, and expressed his certaint ...
Judith Chalmers... d's dirtiest dirty old man (who wanted, above all else, to get his hands on). He was also the self-styled king (later dictator) of Peasemoldia, a sma ...
Wade Hampton... major general rank, while at the same time promoting Stuart's subordinatesand Fitzhugh Lee to major generals, could be considered an implied rebuke. ...
Sima Yi... hey were initially in a relatively stable formation. After a 249 AD coup by, the Sima family essentially controlled Cao Wei and soon conquered Shu Ha ...
Ormsby M. MitchelOn the morning of April 11, 1862, Union troops led by Generalseized Huntsville to sever the Confederacy's rail communications. The Unio ...
John McCain... ). In 2008 Valley County was much more competitive than in recent years, asdefeated Barack Obama by only 7% (52-45%)
Simon Schama... "Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?", but according to historianthis is incorrect: he accepts the account of the contemporary biographer E ...
James Reese Europe... tern United States, a "hot" style of playing ragtime had developed, notably's symphonic Clef Club orchestra in New York which played a benefit concer ...
Greg Norman... Ballston. Virginia has many professional caliber golf courses including thecourse at Lansdowne Resort and Kingsmill Resort, home of the Michelob ULTR ...
Peter Gansevoort... ille's family was Hudson Valley Dutch. His maternal grandfather was General, a hero of the Battle of Saratoga; in his gold-laced uniform, the general ...
Gaius Julius Caesar... rived from the personal name of a branch of the gens (clan) Julia, to which, the forebear of the first imperial family, belonged. Although the Britis ...
Bill TilmanBritish mountaineers George Mallory andsurvived the battle, along with the British writers J.R.R. Tolkien, Robert ...
Roger Staubach... lers were led by Terry Bradshaw and Chuck Noll, and the Cowboys were led byand Tom Landry
Napoleon BonaparteAfter the defeat of, Kalisz became a provincial capital of Congress Poland and then the capit ...
Michael Gambon... kins in the BBC Shakespeare television production on videotape. (1981), andin a stage production at Scarborough directed by Alan Ayckbourn in 1990. G ...
Valuk... in southern Carinthia in the early 7th century. Historical sources mentionas the duke of Slavs (Wallux dux Winedorum)
Francis Younghusband... e Wakhan and provoked a diplomatic incident by ordering the British Captainto leave Bozai Gumbaz in the Little Pamir. This incident, and the report o ...
Lawrence of Arabia... sly begun to support Sharif Hussein bin Ali, Emir of the Hejaz by secondingin 1915. The Saudi Ikhwan began conflict with Emir Feisal also in 1917 jus ...
Philip Pullman... rry Potter series), and later had a leading role in the BBC's adaptation of's novel The Ruby in the Smoke. In the summer of 2006, she published her f ...
Ty CobbIn 1905, the team acquired, a fearless player with a mean streak, who came to be regarded as one of ...
Allen West... Manors citizens are represented in Congress by Debbie Wasserman Schultz and
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 ...
Robert Graves... Tilman survived the battle, along with the British writers J.R.R. Tolkien,, David Jones and C.S. Lewis. Future British Prime Minister Harold Macmill ...
Meriwether LewisGeorge Mathews (1739–1812) - Revolutionary hero and twice Governor(1774–1809) was a teenage resident and later the leader of the Lewis and C ...
Benjamin Harrison... chool District. Harrison City is named after former United States President
Michael Aspel... version of the event omitted the incident, bridging the gap with announcersaying, "Mr Horne was taken ill at this point and has since died.
Tom Landry... rry Bradshaw and Chuck Noll, and the Cowboys were led by Roger Staubach and
Robert Graves... il Murderer (1913), was a parody of John Masefield's The Everlasting Mercy., in describes it as a "parody of Masefield which, midway through, had for ...
Ariel SharonOn the day before the war, Generalwas shown aerial photographs and other intelligence by Yehoshua Saguy, his ...
General Grievous... Kill Bill 1. In the science-fiction/fantasy Star Wars films, MagnaGuard is's bodyguard, duties performed on special occasions by the Jedi Knights. I ...
Tan Daoji... s reign, Emperor Wen was less than able. He wrongfully executed the general, who had hiherito commanded the Song armies, and took charge himself. The ...
Stonewall Jackson... g which both Union and Confederate troops marched through the city. Generalled his light infantry division through Frederick on his way to the battle ...
Frank W. Mayborn... on, with the last vote cast on Johnson's behalf by Temple, Texas, publisher, who rushed back to Texas from a business trip in Nashville, Tennessee. T ...
John DesmondIn 1953,opened the first architectural firm in Hammond. He was chief architect of ...
Ian Carmichael... (drums), Matthew Drummond (guitar) and James Moody (bass). Their producer,, often played keyboards on their records. The group split up in 1995, pla ...
John CaleMuch of the album's sound was conceived by, who stressed the experimental qualities of the band. Cale, who was influ ...
Wernher von Braun... tee" included consultation from the ABMA's large booster program, headed by. Von Braun's Group was referred to as the "Working Group on Vehicular Pro ...
George WashingtonDuring the Philadelphia campaign of the American Revolutionary War,and the Continental Army were encamped here after their October 4, 1777 de ...
Pelham Aldrich... well as Nares and Maclear, others that were part of the naval crew included, Lord George Granville Campbell, and Andrew Francis Balfour (one of the s ...
Terence CuneoOther famous paintings of the station include the huge 1967 work by
Astronomer Royal... (19 August 1646 – 31 December 1719) was an English astronomer and the first. He catalogued over 3000 stars
Prince Wilhelm of BadenBorn in Baden-Baden, Maximilian was the son of, third son of Leopold, grand duke of Baden, and Princess Maria Maximilian ...
Belisarius... CE, and taken to their capital, Carthage. The Byzantine army under Generalmight have removed it in 533 and brought it to Constantinople. According t ...
Harold Macmillan... n, Robert Graves, David Jones and C.S. Lewis. Future British Prime Ministerwas wounded in the hip, leaving him with a lifelong shuffle to his walk. H ...
John F. Kennedy... in 1963, and it and the Delaware Turnpike were both dedicated by President. The highway extended from the northern Baltimore city limits to the Dela ...
Count Bertrand-François Mahé de La Bourdonnais... Hope. The Port is named in honour of King Louis XV. The first Governor was
Pete McCloskey... nized as such. The legal challenges were led by former U.S. Congress member, who represented one of the real-estate brokers whose original blockbusti ...
Nguyen Van Hinh... ained in Ecoles des Cadres such as Da Lat, including Chief of Staff Generalwho was a French Union airforce veteran
Sir William Hamilton... no difficulty in giving his Sovereignty to England; and I have lately, with, got a Note that Malta should never be given to any Power without the con ...
General DeWittA report byand Colonel Bendetsen depicting racist bias against Japanese Americans was ...
James Cook... d Discovery, primarily HMS Discovery, one of the ships commanded by Captainduring his third and final major voyage from 1776 to 1779
David Railton... th religion. In Britain, under the Imperial War Graves Commission, Reverendhad seen a grave marked by a rough cross while serving in the British Army ...
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 ...
Sylvester Stadler... nzer Grenadier Regiment ("Der Führer"). Its staff included Standartenführeras regimental commander, Sturmbannführer Adolf Diekmann as commander of th ...
Julius Caesar... y, but not exclusively, associated with Emperor Augustus (as adopted son of). Later, it was also used to refer to Domitian (as son of Vespasian). Aug ...
Karl Wolff... lackshirts. According to SS-Obergruppenführer and General of the Waffen-SS,, it was also based on the model from the Society of Jesus of absolute obe ...
Ian Carmichael... developing a more electronic sound, possibly as a result of their producer,, who was a member of dance band One Dove
Christy Mathewson... d Saturday in August every year is recognized as a holiday in Factoryville.Day celebrates the baseball Hall-of-Famer who was born in Factoryville on ...
Peter Townsend... sister-in-law, Princess Margaret, considered marrying a divorced older man,. The press accused Philip of being hostile to the match. "I haven't done ...
Frank Marchant... of them". Sassoon wanted to play for Kent County Cricket Club; Kent Captainwas a neighbour of Sassoon. Siegfried often turned out for Bluehouses at t ...
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 ...
Jubal Early... at Gettysburg by proponents of the postbellum Lost Cause movement, such as. This was fueled in part by opinions of less partisan writers, such as St ...
Sergio Oliva... Olympia. His first attempt was in 1969, when he lost to three-time champion. However, Schwarzenegger came back in 1970 and won the competition, makin ...
George ShultzA "purge" of the State Department byin early 1985, replacing conservatives with moderates, was heavily opposed ...
Henry H. BinghamBingham County was created January 13, 1885, and named after, a congressman from Pennsylvania and friend of William Bunn, Idaho's Terr ...
Pliny the Elder... C (of grief, according to Cicero; Tusculan Disputations 3.31). According tothe craftsmen continued to work on the tomb after the death of their patro ...
Major John André... 758 – February 18, 1818), who was famous for the capture of the British spyin 1780 during the American Revolution. André was on a mission carrying se ...
Alan Ayckbourn... (1981), and Michael Gambon in a stage production at Scarborough directed byin 1990. Gambon had been in Olivier's earlier production. In an interview ...
Indiana Jones... is James Bond days. Steven Spielberg and George Lucas wanted "the father of" (although Connery is only 12 years older than Ford) to be Connery since ...
John ReithFirst hopes for the Empire Service were low. The Director General, Sir(later Lord Reith) said in the opening programme: "Don't expect too much i ...
Lucius Junius Brutus... when the last of the seven kings of Rome, Tarquin the Proud, was deposed by, and a system based on annually elected magistrates and various represent ...
Admiral Arthur Phillip Memorial... ent by philanthropist Charles Wakefield in his capacity as President of the. Australian Prime Minister Joseph Lyons described the section of keel as ...
Oliver CromwellIn the wake of the mid 17th century Cromwellian conquest of Ireland,deported many Irish prisoners of war into slavery or indentured labour in ...
von Thielmann... chy engaged and defeated the Prussian rearguard under the command of Lt-Genin the Battle of Wavre (18–19 June) it was 12 hours too late. In the end, ...
Jane SeymourAfter Falcon Crest, Wyman only acted once more, playing's screen mother in a 1993 episode of Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman. Following ...
Tom Harmon... 1969. DeLorean then married Kelly Harmon, daughter of Heisman Trophy winnerand actress Elyse Knox and also sister of actor Mark Harmon, on 31 May 196 ...
Sir Elton John... nd Yoko Ono and the younger half-brother of Julian Lennon. His godfather is
Curtis LeMay... ld on disused air force bases, organized with the help of Air Force General, a renowned enthusiast of sports car racing. LeMay loaned out facilities ...
Pompey... dentified' by the writer Daniel Defoe (1659–1731) as Caesar (100–44 BC) and(106–48 BC) responsible for the decline of the Roman republic facing a sta ...
Albert Goldsmid... was a convert to Judaism, and his paternal grandmother's father was Colonel, a British officer who founded the Jewish Lads' and Girls' Brigade and th ...
Mary Quant... the war, Kangol berets were the height of fashion. In the 1960s, designersand Pierre Cardin worked with the company, whose products graced the heads ...
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 ...
Arthur Hiller... itch Leigh, and Joe Darion. which was made into a film in 1972, directed by, and a song by Brazilian tropicalia-pioneers Os Mutantes
General Vaubois... ish navy intercepted a French relief force of Lampedusa Island. Eventually,, the commander of the French forces, surrendered to the British forces, r ...
Ronald ReaganThe treaty was undisturbed untilannounced his Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) on March 23, 1983. On the ...
W. S. Gilbert... amples of Victorian satire, however, are to be found in the Savoy Operas ofand Sir Arthur Sullivan. In fact, in The Yeomen of the Guard, a jester is ...
Sam Neill... d Bangkok Hilton (1989), and in 1989, Kidman starred in Dead Calm alongsideand Billy Zane. The thriller garnered strong reviews and Hollywood roles f ...
Jacques Cousteau... ng, shipwreck and underwater archaeology books, beginning with the works of
Paul D. Harkins... ry Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV), assuming direct control from General. As the head of the MACV he was known for highly publicized, positive ass ...
Gareth Edwards... as the venue for what is considered to be "the greatest try ever scored" byfor the Barbarians against the New Zealand All Blacks in what is also call ...
Hans HerzogThe first complete mobilization, under the command of, was triggered by the Franco-Prussian War in 1871. In 1875, the army was ...
Sir Thomas Seymour... eens. It was here that she became acquainted with her future fourth husband. The atmosphere of the court was much different from the rural and paroch ...
David Zayas... ean Winters, Scott William Winters, Kirk Acevedo, Erik King, Evan Seinfeld,, Lauren Vélez, and Edie Falco
Alan Turing... hers. Most influential among these was the definition of Turing machines byin 1936, which turned out to be a very robust and flexible notion of compu ...
Jackie Robinson... century, no Major League Baseball team employed an African American player.became the first African American to play for a Major League Baseball team ...
Sir Richard AttenboroughMountbatten was portrayed by Peter Harlowe in's 1982 epic Gandhi
Guillaume Philibert Duhesme... during the Napoleonic Wars, Catalonia was occupied by the troops of General. The official Spanish army had evaporated, but popular resistance against ...
Fidel V. Ramos... Defense Minister Juan Ponce Enrile and AFP vice-chief of staff Lt. Generaltook a stand against Marcos, ushering in the bloodless People Power Revolu ...
Winston Churchill... after speaker in the House of Commons expressed outrage. Ex-Prime Minister, a prominent and enthusiastic supporter of Zionism, criticized the attack ...
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 ...
Belisarius... h a rebellion. As a result, the armies of the Byzantine Empire commanded bywere able to land unopposed from Carthage. Gelimer quickly assembled an ar ...
Xenophon... eir internal affairs. The only histories of Sparta are from the writings of, Thucydides, Herodotus and Plutarch, none of whom were Spartans. Plutarch ...
Benito Mussolini... ainly because of the Manifesto of Race promulgated by the fascist regime ofin order to bring Italian Fascism ideologically closer to German Nazism. T ...
Evelyn Waugh... is brief role as a casket salesman in the film adaptation of The Loved One,'s satire of the funeral business and movie industry in Southern Californi ...
Robert SkiminIn the 1988 alternate history novel Gray Victory, authordepicts Stuart surviving his wound from the battle of Yellow Tavern. After ...
William H. Emory... 1851 Army officer and geographer Lt. Nathaniel Michler, working under Major, mapped this portion of the boundary between Mexico and the United States ...
Marshall S. Carter... ur of learning that the Liberty had been torpedoed the director of NSA, LTG, sent a message to all intercept sites requesting a special search of all ...
Ariel Sharon... f 50 tanks by the Israeli 143rd Armoured Division, which was led by General, who had been reinstated as a division commander at the outset of the war ...
M. Jeff ThompsonSt. Joseph Mayor, William H. Russell and Alexander Majors gave speeches before the mochila ...
Michael Collins... of the secretive Irish Republican Brotherhood and IRA Chief of Intelligencehad operated a clandestine "Squad" of IRA members in Dublin (a.k.a. "The T ...
Michael Collins... ts on the morning of 21 November were an effort by the IRA in Dublin, underand Richard Mulcahy to wipe out the British intelligence organisation in t ...
Shen Kuo... uncing special times of the day. There was also the scientist and statesman(1031–1095). Being the head official for the Bureau of Astronomy, Shen Kuo ...
George S. PattonOn December 9, 1945, US Army Generalhad a car accident in the adjacent city of Mannheim, and died in the Heide ...
Marina WarnerThe jury included musician Neil Tennant, author, curator Fumio Nanjo and British Council officer Ann Gallagher, chaired b ...
Stephen Hawking... rship roster of the most respected names in 20th century science, includingand many nobel laureates such as Charles Hard Townes
A. A. MilneIn 1926wrote Winnie-the-Pooh, chapter stories about an adorable bumbling teddy be ...
William Mahone... onflict through an elaborate ruse orchestrated by civilian railroad builder(soon to become a famous Confederate officer). The Union forces withdrew t ...
John Coffee Hays... the spot Santa Cruz de Maya. Captain Samuel Highsmith, under the command of, crossed the county in 1848 in an ill-fated expedition to open a road fro ...
Frank De Winne... flight by Russian cosmonauts Yuri Lonchakov, Sergei Zalyotin and Belgium’s
Balcha Safo... n 1928, the authority of Ras Tafari Makonnen was challenged when Dejazmatchwent to Addis Ababa with a sizeable armed force. When Tafari consolidated ...
Bob Hope... ny to award the Special Juvenile Award. Playfully dubbed the "Oscarette" byin 1945, the statuette itself was a miniaturized Oscar, depicting an Art D ...
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 ...
Theodoros Kolokotronis... as in open revolt against the Ottomans and by October 1821 the Greeks underhad captured Tripolitsa. The Peloponnesian revolt was quickly followed by ...
King Edward VII... ctoria died, and May's father-in-law, Albert Edward, ascended the throne as. For most of the rest of that year, George and May were styled TRH The Du ...
Jean Lapierre... hartrand, and François Gérin, along with two Liberals, Gilles Rocheleau and. The first Bloquiste candidate to be elected was Gilles Duceppe, then a u ...
El Supremo... rigate HMS Lydia round the Horn to the Pacific, where he supports a madman,, in his rebellion against the Spanish. He captures the Natividad, a much ...
Rick Hillier... March 2006, in response to a request by Chief of the Defence Staff, General, its commitment to open a franchised location at the Canadian Forces oper ...
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
Henry Rawlinson... arose between Sir Douglas Haig and his senior local commander, General Sir, General Officer Commanding the British Fourth Army. Haig ordered that th ...
Hanns-Martin Schleyer... nsslin and her comrades from prison. One attempt involved the kidnapping ofon 5 September 1977, and a proposed prisoner exchange. When this failed to ...
Martin Esslin... er of the Theatre of the Absurd. This is a label originally given to him byin his book of the same name, placing Ionesco alongside such contemporary ...
King Alfonso XIII... tour was almost immediately followed by a trip to Spain for the wedding ofto Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, at which the bride and groom narrowly a ...
Hugo Black... an era lasting for a dozen years, during which Roosevelt appointees (led by, William O. Douglas, and Frank Murphy) established a body of civil libert ...
Nathanael Greene... y and Craighead counties. The county was named after Revolutionary War hero. The original county seat was in Benjamin Crowley's home. By 1836, when A ...
Benjamin BonnevilleIt was explored and mapped byin the 1830s, and first settled by Euro-Americans in the 1860s. The smalle ...
Aureolus... e Battle of Naissus. Later that year Gallienus traveled to Italy and fought, his former general and now usurper for the throne. Driving Aureolus back ...
Patrick Macnee... ially focused on Dr. David Keel (Ian Hendry) and his assistant John Steed (). Hendry left after the first series and Steed became the main character, ...
Arthur C. ClarkeIn his 1962 book Profiles of the Future,predicted that the construction of what H. G. Wells called the World Brain ...
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 ...
Bernard LewisThe phrase itself was first used byin an article in the September 1990 issue of The Atlantic Monthly titled " ...
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band... f two different decades. They also had the best-selling album of the 1960s,. No tracks from "Sgt. Pepper" appear on this album
Frankie Lymon... Thomas' southern funk, doo-wop groups like the Coasters for the humour and& the Teenagers
William Richardson Davie... Corkle Place is the Davie Poplar tree under which the university's founder,, supposedly selected the location for the university. The legend of the D ...
Joseph Stalin... rnment. The rigidity of interpretive possibilities reached its height under
Archidamus... d an audacious night-time march on Sparta itself. However, the Spartan kingwas alerted to this move by an informant, probably a Cretan runner, and Ep ...
Heinrich Himmler... known as the "Saal-Schutz" (Hall-Protection). Later under the leadership ofbetween 1929 and 1945, the SS was renamed the "Schutz-Staffel" and grew fr ...
Commandant of the Marine CorpsThe Chief of Naval Operations and thehave separate staffs, the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations and Head ...
Tom Wilkinson... spoon (Cecily), Frances O'Connor (Gwendolen), Anna Massey (Miss Prism), and(Dr. Chasuble). Parker's adaptation includes the dunning solicitor Mr. Gri ...
Julian Bashir... n "Devil in the Dark" (1967), saying, "I'm a doctor, not a bricklayer." Dr.(Alexander Siddig) from , The Doctor from and and Dr. Phlox from all use v ...
Saladin... such as Virgil, Averroes, Homer, Horace, Ovid, Lucan, Socrates, Plato, and, Avicenna has been recognized by both East and West, as one of the great ...
Epaminondas... At the battle of Leuctra (371 BC) he contributed greatly to the success of's new tactics by the rapidity with which he made the Sacred Band close wi ...
Douglas MacArthurGeneral, the Army’s Chief of Staff, believed that the 1921 mobilization plan was ...
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 ...
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.... of Balls Bluff took place near Leesburg on October 21, 1861. Future juristwas critically wounded in that battle along the Potomac River. During the ...
Nicholas Katzenbach(1964–1965), Ramsey Clark (1966–1967) and William P. Barr (1991) served as ...
William Jervois... ther exploits or give him much in the way of financial reward. Governor Sirclaimed on 11 October 1881, 'I am informed that he gambles and that his ha ...
Anna Massey... (Lady Bracknell), Reese Witherspoon (Cecily), Frances O'Connor (Gwendolen),(Miss Prism), and Tom Wilkinson (Dr. Chasuble). Parker's adaptation includ ...
Jimmy Hill... st famous former managers are Jesse Carver, George Raynor, Harry Storer and. Others include Noel Cantwell, Dave Sexton, John Sillett, Bobby Gould, Ph ...
Cilla Black... d rising new Liverpool band The Beatles. Along with fellow NEMS stablemates, Billy J. Kramer and the Fourmost, and contemporary Mancunian band The Ho ...
Robert F. Lopez... Kunitomo, a Japanese citizen, graduated from the academy. And then in 1879,was the first Hispanic-American to graduate from the academy
John BetjemanJacobethan is the style designation coined in 1933 byto describe the mixed national Renaissance revival style that was made pop ...
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 ...
Jonathan W. GreenertThe current Chief of Naval Operations is Admiral
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 ...
J. D. FrazerDrawn and authored by, a.k.a. "Illiad", it has been running since November 17, 1997. Frazer is ...
Heydar AliyevThe National Council conferred presidential powers upon its new speaker,, former First Secretary of the Azerbaijani Communist Party (1969–81) and ...
Ron Dennis... mula One teams Williams, McLaren, Brabham and Toleman. Peter Warr of Lotus,of McLaren, and Bernie Ecclestone of Brabham made offers for testing in 19 ...
Duke of MarlboroughKing George also had a personal friendship with the Marlboroughs; thehad fought with him in the War of the Spanish Succession, and John and Sar ...
Alexander Hamilton... to contest elections and oppose the programs of Secretary for the Treasury. Jefferson needed to have a nationwide party to counteract the Federalist ...
Hilary Mantel... ical view of More, as does the American writer Michael Farris. The novelistportrays More as a religious and masochistic fanatic in her 2009 novel Wol ...
Richard Burton... supporting her as Jason (1947), The Lady's Not for Burning (1949) that wonhis first notoriety as an actor, and Ivanov (1965). But many believed that ...
Robbie Robertson... me designer Sandy Powell, production designer Dante Ferretti, and composers, Howard Shore and Elmer Bernstein. Schoonmaker, Richardson, Powell, and F ...
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 ...
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Jimmy Carter... oss characterised restrictions placed upon Concorde operations by President's administration as having been an act of protectionism of American aircr ...
Otto Skorzeny... r crimes. He was also a surprise defence witness in the war crimes trial of, particularly on the charge of Skorzeny's improper use of American unifor ...
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 ...
George Washington... ildings are located; and Washington Street, which was named after President. The street-numbering system centers not on the Circle, but rather one bl ...
Thucydides... al affairs. The only histories of Sparta are from the writings of Xenophon,, Herodotus and Plutarch, none of whom were Spartans. Plutarch was writing ...
Harry TurtledoveIn the alternate-history novel How Few Remain by, Stuart is the commanding Confederate general in charge of the occupation ...
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 ...
Thomas Keneally... ected by Fred Schepisi was an award winning historical drama from a book byabout the tragic story of an Aboriginal Bushranger
Li Zongren... id promote conditions calling for Chiang's death. However, warlords such asand Yan Xishan who used to oppose Chiang, did not want Chiang to die. They ...
Franz Kutschera... ation of Poland (notable individuals assassinated by AK include Igo Sym and)
Queen Elizabeth II... l is 1 mile or long and has a diameter of with a roadbed . It was opened byon 19 October 1967, but commenced operational use only in 1968, on complet ...
Matthew Fontaine Maury... The first superintendent of the United States Naval Observatory, Commander, advocate of the creation of the United States Naval Academy, after whom ...
Tadeusz Kościuszko... area and in exile, were soon working on national insurrection preparations.was chosen as its leader; the popular general came from abroad and on Marc ...
Alexander the Great... wenty-seven years after his death, a recalcitrant Thebes was obliterated by. Thus Epaminondas—who had been praised in his time as an idealist and lib ...
Lysanderwas the Spartan who after the end of the Peloponnesian War in 404 BCE esta ...
Robbie Robertson... t the group at the Yonge Street club called the Le Coq d'Or Tavern – thoughrecollects it was the Friar's Tavern, just down the street. Her advice to ...
Gundobad... sted in religion, while the actual power was held by Ricimer and his nephew
Matthew LyonRepublican editors,, a member of Congress, and private individuals were targets of prosecutio ...
Brian Lamb... ed Press during the 1936 Olympics, diplomat Edward M. Korry, C-SPAN founder, ex-Dow Jones CEO Les Hinton and novelists Tony Hillerman and Daniel Silv ...
Tom Jones... late 1960s and 1970s (although he wrote "I'll Never Fall in Love Again" forin 1967), and he began to play on the American cabaret circuit. A notable ...
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 ...
John Oxley... ge comes the word "budgerigar", inhabited the area before European contact.passed through the Peel Valley in 1818 and described it as "it would be im ...
John Kerry... eceived 49.9% of the vote in South Hackensack (499 cast), ahead of Democrat, who received around 48.5% (485 votes), with 999 ballots cast among the t ...
J.E.B. Stuart... ver. During the Gettysburg Campaign in June 1863, Confederate Major Generaland Union cavalry clashed in the battles of Aldie, Middleburg, and Uppervi ...
Thomas GilbertCaptain John Charles Marshall together withcame to the islands in 1788. The islands were named after the first in the ...
Lester B. Pearson... ary of State for External Affairs and representative at the United Nations,, at the party's leadership convention in 1958
James Baker... rn personalities visited the capital such as former U.S. Secretary of Stateand Pope John Paul II. The former visit came amidst an historical setting ...
Alexander Hamilton... eneficiary of the rebellion due to its sheltering of the rebel ringleaders.broke from other New Yorkers, including major landowners with claims on Ve ...
Nikolaus Pevsner... sidered that the north and south transepts were also 12th century but Prof.proposed a later date of about 1275, noting their triplets of Early Englis ...
Ricimer... a puppet ruler, put on the throne by the Roman general of Germanic descent, and was mainly interested in religion, while the actual power was held b ...
John Meares... named after the natural feature Cape Meares, which in turn was named after, a British explorer. According to Oregon Geographic Names, Cape Meares br ...
Audie Murphy... ation of the 1961 NBC western television series, Whispering Smith, starringand Guy Mitchell
Nigel Mansell... McLaren had a vacancy for the 1984 season. Warr actually wanted to replacewith Senna at Lotus, but the title sponsor, Imperial Tobacco, wanted a Bri ...
Eric Clapton... s influence on the young British blues rockers in the 1960s, recording withand The Yardbirds and appearing on live British television. Stevie Wonder ...
Commandant of the Marine Corps... f of Naval Operations (CNO), and for matters regarding the Marine Corps the(CMC). The CNO and the Commandant act as the principal executive agents of ...
William Brennan... part of the most liberal wing of the Court, together with Warren, Douglas,, and Arthur Goldberg. They said the Court had a role beyond that of Congr ...
John Charles MarshallCaptaintogether with Thomas Gilbert came to the islands in 1788. The islands were ...
Jimmy Fitzmorris... opponent in the Democratic primary runoff was Louisiana Lieutenant Governor, who was supported by most of the municipal political establishment. Runn ...
Johnny Carson... hairman Herb Siegel, entertainer Sammy Davis Jr., and The Tonight Show host
Gordie Howe... re Trudeau and Indira Gandhi, crusaders like Malcolm X, sports figures like, entertainers like Boris Karloff and Ed Sullivan, and writers like Upton ...
Lord Brabourne... ception would more likely reflect response to the uncle than to the nephew.counselled that the intense scrutiny of the press would be more likely to ...
Mundo... sed the Nika riots of January, 532, which Belisarius and his fellow generalrepressed with a massacre in the Hippodrome. In 533, he accompanied Belisa ...
Wesley Merritt... rsaw the supplying of the expedition to the Philippines under Major General
Tommy Armour... atest Game Ever Played), and Arthur Havers. From America came Walter Hagen,, Jim Barnes and Al Watrous
Michael Gambon... 07 Munich Kammerspiele staging at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford.also took the role in 1980 and 1991; their performances critically acclaim ...
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 ...
Alec GuinnessOther films include Cromwell with, west side of the house, The Avengers with Sean Connery overlooking the m ...
Andrew Johnson... tension of the Civil War. It lasted through the administrations of Lincoln,and Grant, and saw the adoption of the Thirteenth Amendment to free slaves ...
John Ford"They're the kind of twisted, instantly memorable characters one meets in's westerns, Jack Kerouac's road novels, but, most of all, in the blues an ...
Hermann Göring... heard the news of the catastrophe, before launching into a bitter attack on, the commander of the Luftwaffe: "If I had the power I would drag this co ...
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 ...
Richard Attenborough... take on World War I, which was released in a cinematic version directed byin 1969
Xenophon... y, a town of very great antiquity (Herodotus iv: 122). Gergis, according to, was a place of much strength. It had a temple sacred to Apollo Gergithiu ...
Philip Sheridan... al inaccuracies, one of which was that Stuart, George Armstrong Custer, andwere firm friends and all attended West Point together in 1854
James A. GarfieldDuring the American Civil War, Union troops under future presidentoccupied the town from December 1861 until the end of the war, despite sev ...
John Churchilldied at Windsor in 1722, and Sarah arranged a large funeral for him. Their ...
Agesilaus IIwas one of the two kings of Sparta during Sparta’s hegemony. Plutarch late ...
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 ...
Maurice Denham... l", Richard Pasco as "Jack Worthing", Jeremy Clyde as "Algernon Moncrieff",as "Rev. Canon Chasuble", Sylvia Coleridge as "Miss Prism", Barbara Leigh- ...
Winfield Scott... on had previously voiced concerns regarding his treatment. By order of Gen., 30 San Patricios were to be executed at Chapultepec in full view of the ...
Olivia Newton-John... rted with pop music singers like Glen Campbell, Bobbie Gentry, John Denver,, Anne Murray, Marie Osmond, B. J. Thomas, The Bellamy Brothers, and Linda ...
Sir Douglas HaigBy 19 December 1915, Generalhad replaced General Sir John French as Commander-in-Chief of the British ...
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 ...
Paul Anka... ian — and to artists who deliberately cultivated a (safer) idol image, like. Anka initially modelled himself on a particular generic type, the teen i ...
Julius Caesar... m Germanic tribes by moving into Gaul, but were defeated at Lawrenceburg by's armies and then sent back. The alpine region became integrated into the ...
Hugh LoftingIn 1920wrote The Story of Doctor Dolittle, the first of ten Doctor Dolittle books
George Armstrong Custer... nfamous for its many historical inaccuracies, one of which was that Stuart,, and Philip Sheridan were firm friends and all attended West Point togeth ...
Burgess Meredith... and the play was a success, running 300 performances. A 1940 revival, withand Ingrid Bergman was seen by both Hammerstein and Rodgers. Glazer, in in ...
Józef Wybicki... onal anthem - Dąbrowski's Mazurka - was written in praise of his actions byin 1797. The Duchy of Warsaw, a small, semi-independent Polish state, was ...
Captain Kirk... pair of warring adversaries (giving the examples of "cowboys and Indians orand Klingons"), the song does contain the line "On the air America/I model ...
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 ...
Stephen Hawking... tion of particles, regardless of whether or not free will exists. Physicistdescribes such ideas in his 2010 book The Grand Design. According to Hawki ...
William T. Sutherlin... ys. Jefferson Davis and the temporary Capital moved to the palatial home ofon April 3, 1865. It was in the Sutherlin home that Davis' issued his fina ...
Lady BrabourneCharles dutifully wrote to Amanda's mother (who was also his godmother),, about his interest. Her answer was supportive, but advised him that she ...
Leslie Groves... ker Remington Rand on February 15, 1950. Eckert and Mauchly now reported to, the retired army general who had managed the Manhattan Project. Remingto ...
James Iredell Waddell... seizing the US Revenue Cutter Caleb Cushing in Portland, Maine. Lieutenant, CSN, a former instructor at the US Naval Academy commanded the CSS Shena ...
Matthew Lyon, born in Ireland, was a Democratic-Republican congressman from Vermont. H ...
Justice John Paul Stevens... Justice Harry Blackmun and Justice Sandra Day O'Connor joined in full, andjoined in part. Justice Blackmun wrote an opinion concurring in the judgme ...
Lucy Maud Montgomery... nd's lush landscape has a strong bearing on its economy and culture. Authordrew inspiration from the land during the late Victorian Era for the setti ...
Victor Silvester... generation of English dancers in the 1920s, including Josephine Bradley and. These professionals analysed, codified, published and taught a number of ...
J. R. R. Tolkien... influenced the Inklings, an Oxford group of Christian writers that includedand C. S. Lewis) and Richard Tarnas
Hafez al-Assad... ever, due to the hostility of relations between Arafat and Syrian President(who had previously ousted President Salah Jadid), the Palestinian fighter ...
Ulysses S. Grant... r four years of Union campaigns in April 1865, Robert E. Lee surrendered to, and the Confederacy effectively collapsed
Duperrey... slands were named after the first in the Russian (Krusenstern) and French () maps (1820), later in the English maps. However, they were claimed under ...
Peter AckroydOther biographers, such as, have offered a more sympathetic picture of More as both a sophisticated ...
Dou Xian... a, the garrison at Hami was withdrawn. At the Battle of Ikh Bayan in 89 CE,(d. 92 CE) defeated the Northern Xiongnu chanyu who then retreated into th ...
Ulrich WilleA major manoeuvre commanded in 1912 by, a reputed Germanophile, convinced visiting European heads of state, in p ...
George Washington... anklin, was editor of the Aurora, a Republican newspaper. Bache had accusedof incompetence and financial irregularities, and "the blind, bald, crippl ...
George McGovern... nomination. He also declined consideration for the vice-presidential spot.remained the symbolic standard-bearer for Robert's delegates instead
Jefferson Davis... apital of the Confederate States of America within the space of a few days.and the temporary Capital moved to the palatial home of William T. Sutherl ...
Richard Pasco... ay; directed by Ian Cotterell, it featured Fabia Drake as "Lady Bracknell",as "Jack Worthing", Jeremy Clyde as "Algernon Moncrieff", Maurice Denham a ...
Frederick F. Russell... nactivated whole-cell typhoid vaccine that was introduced in 1896. In 1909,, a U.S. Army physician, developed an American typhoid vaccine and two yea ...
Sir John FrenchBy 19 December 1915, General Sir Douglas Haig had replaced Generalas Commander-in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF). Haig favou ...
Frank Murphy... ring which Roosevelt appointees (led by Hugo Black, William O. Douglas, and) established a body of civil liberties law. In 1938, Justice Harlan F. St ...
Zhuge Liang... y popularized two-character surnames and a number of important figures likeand possessed them. As of 2009, in the United States, 70,000 family names ...
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 ...
John S. Mosby... d in the battles of Aldie, Middleburg, and Upperville. Confederate partisanbased his operations in Loudoun and adjoining Fauquier County (for a more ...
P.G.T. Beauregard... the ancestress of many notable people, including American Civil War general. She is a collateral relative of most of the royal families of modern Eur ...
Robert E. Lee... overnment. Richmond fell after four years of Union campaigns in April 1865,surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant, and the Confederacy effectively collapsed
John FarnhamThe first annual ARIA Music Awards were held in 1987.and Crowded House were the most successful artists at the event
George Washington... r shops in New York and other cities during the colonial era. Ben Franklin,, and Thomas Jefferson were known to have regularly eaten and served ice c ...
Alexander W. Terrell... population was 984. Its county seat is Sanderson. The county was named for, a Texas state senator. It is the setting for Cormac McCarthy's novel No ...
Stephen Hawking... ongside Spencer Brown as Ford Prefect, Nigel Planer as the voice of Marvin,as the voice of Deep Thought, Patrick Moore as the voice of the Guide, Rog ...
Robert F. Kennedy... e only major city in which rioting did not occur. Many credit the speech by, who was in town campaigning for President that night, for helping to cal ...
William Harwar Parker... e, left Federal service in 1861 for the Confederate States Navy. Lieutenant,CSN, class of 1848, and instructor at USNA, joined the Virginia State Nav ...
Ernest Carl Castle... June 5, General Yitzhak Rabin (then IDF Chief of Staff) informed Commander, the American Naval Attaché in Tel Aviv, that Israel would defend its coa ...
Thomas H. Patterson... became a noted United States Navy hero, and John's grandsons, Rear Admiraland Lt. Carlile Pollock Patterson USN, achieved success)
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 ...
Rudolf Hess... ehind Reich President (former Admiral) Karl Dönitz and former Deputy Führer. Göring and the others were interviewed in prison by Captain Gustave Gilb ...
Justice Byron White... Anthony Kennedy, Justice David Souter, and Justice Clarence Thomas joined.wrote an opinion concurring in the judgment, which Justice Harry Blackmun ...
Robert Altman... s second film appearance was as a deaf mute hit-man for the mob in director's The Long Goodbye (1973), which was followed by a much more significant ...
Zhang Qian... 14 BCE by the Han dynasty, largely through the missions and explorations of, but earlier trade routes across the continents already existed. In the l ...
Donald SindenContrary to claims of homosexual terminology, Sir, an actor who met two of the play's original cast (Irene Vanbrugh, Gwendo ...
John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland... ir Henry Sidney and Lady Mary Dudley. His mother was the eldest daughter of, and the sister of Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester. His younger sist ...
David Lean... n, Frank Capra, Jean-Luc Godard, Werner Herzog, Elia Kazan, Akira Kurosawa,, Michael Powell, Satyajit Ray, and François Truffaut
Michael Collins... e and the pro-Treaty side in the Irish Civil War, identifying in particularas the founder of the movement
Hyder AliHowever, during 1750-60from Mysore attacked Thrissur and was forced to become tributary of Mysore ...
Alcibiades... gis’ son Leotychidas was rumored to be the illegitimate son of the Athenian.) One of Agesilaus’ biggest supporters was the famous Spartan naval comma ...
Omar al-Bashir... ritarian state where all effective political power is obtained by Presidentand the ruling National Congress Party (NCO)
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 ...
Roy Chadwick... lane pioneer Sir Arthur Whitten Brown, and designer of the Lancaster bomber, while famous academics include mathematicians Louis Joel Mordell, Hanna ...
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Prince Waldeck... uxembourg, commanding Louis XIV’s army of some 35,000 men, soundly defeated’s Allied force of approximately 38,000 men comprising mainly Dutch, Germa ...
Patrick Moore... laner as the voice of Marvin, Stephen Hawking as the voice of Deep Thought,as the voice of the Guide, Roger Lloyd Pack as Slartibartfast, and Adam Bu ...
Gustave Gilbert... er Rudolf Hess. Göring and the others were interviewed in prison by Captain, a German-speaking American intelligence officer and psychologist. Gilber ...
Francis Marion... unty seat of Marion County, Kansas, United States. It was named in honor of, a Brigadier General of the American Revolutionary War, known as the "Swa ...
Walter Devereux... he 16th century in Ireland, where it was used by English commanders such asand Richard Bingham. Its most infamous use was by Humphrey Gilbert during ...
Sanjeev Bhaskar... ogramme, broadcast in late 2003. The film, directed by Deep Sehgal, starredas Arthur Dent, alongside Spencer Brown as Ford Prefect, Nigel Planer as t ...
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Phil Collins... for services to the music industry". May is a friend of singer and musicianand was a special guest at the Genesis reunion concert at Twickenham Stadi ...
Eugène de Beauharnais... or the revolutions to come. Among these monarchs were the viceroy of Italy,, who tried to get Austrian approval for his succession to the Kingdom of ...
Richard NixonNOAA was formed on October 3, 1970, afterproposed creating a new department to serve a national need "… for better ...
Jules Dumont d'Urville... ng island. The term was first proposed to distinguish the region in 1831 by
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Richard Bingham... reland, where it was used by English commanders such as Walter Devereux and. Its most infamous use was by Humphrey Gilbert during the wars against th ...
Joan Collins... Burgess Meredith (the Penguin), Julie Newmar and Eartha Kitt (Catwoman) and(the Siren) added to the show's mass appeal. A two-part episode featuring ...
Robert Cummings... ing his later years. Hitchcock was forced to use Universal contract playersand Priscilla Lane, both known for their work in comedies and light dramas ...
James VIICharles Maitland, 3rd Earl of Lauderdale held the Bass forfor a brief period after the Scottish parliament declared his abdication. ...
Shirkuh... n the Fatimid dynasty of Egypt. In 1163, Nur ad-Din's most trusted general,set out on a military expedition to the Nile. Accompanying the general was ...
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk... s are derived from Islamic civilization, but Turkey's elite, beginning with, who took power as first President of the Republic of Turkey in 1923, imp ...
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, ...
Eileen BarkerAccording to's book An Introduction to New Religious Movements, there is no evidence o ...
Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester... dest daughter of John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland, and the sister of. His younger sister, Mary Sidney, married Henry Herbert, 2nd Earl of Pemb ...
Ross Perot... anywhere in the world, although several initiatives are currently forming.was a prominent advocate of EDD when he advocated "electronic town halls" ...
Ronald Reagan... last Republican presidential candidate to win a majority in the county was, a Californian, in 1984
Dwight D. Eisenhower... pared the United States for World War II and promoted the career of General, known for his organizational skills
Joachim Murat... ed to get Austrian approval for his succession to the Kingdom of Italy, and, who called for Italian patriots' help for the unification of Italy under ...
Zheng ZhilongKoxinga was born to, a Chinese merchant and pirate, and Tagawa Matsu, a Japanese woman, in 16 ...
Frank CapraScorsese has earned praise from many film legends including Ingmar Bergman,, Jean-Luc Godard, Werner Herzog, Elia Kazan, Akira Kurosawa, David Lean, ...
Trevor NunnThe 1986 film Lady Jane by, starring Helena Bonham Carter, has scenes filmed at Haddon Hall
Lord Hertford... low appointed councillors Thomas Cranmer (the Archbishop of Canterbury) and, Catherine obtained effective control and was able to rule as she saw fit ...
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 ...
Charles PichegruHe participated in the Flanders Campaign againstin 1794. Leading a flanking column from the north, he fought at the Battle ...
John McCain... the 226 counties in Texas to cast the majority of its votes for Republican. McCain won 69% of the vote and 55,187 votes. Democrat Barack Obama won 3 ...
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John McCain... t known resident is U.S. Senator and 2008 Republican Presidential candidate. McCain's home in the community, referred to in the media as his "Sedona ...
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Tom Wilkinson... nshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), alongside Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, and. The latter film received very positive reviews, with Entertainment Weekl ...
John Cunningham... rodrome, and lasted 31 minutes. The pilot was de Havilland chief test pilot, a famous night-fighter pilot of the Second World War; the test crew also ...
Marshal Boufflers... 4 battalions and 94 squadrons; if necessary he could call upon support from’ forces on the Moselle
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Daniel Patterson... focus on his interests in the United States (one of John's sons, Commodore, became a noted United States Navy hero, and John's grandsons, Rear Admir ...
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Francis NicholsonIn September 1710, 3,600 British and colonial forces led byfinally captured Port Royal after a siege of one week. This ended official ...
Benito Mussolini... him von Ribbentrop, German Foreign Minister, one to Adolf Hitler and one to, the latter delivered by a delegation to Serafino Mazzolini, a high-ranki ...
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King WilliamOnce againentrusted Allied forces in the region to Prince Waldeck (William was himse ...
1st Earl Roberts... military commanders: past examples included the 1st Viscount Nelson and the
Germanicus... also an intimate friend of the most literary prince of the imperial family,
Manuel Noriega... d success until 1991, when the United States invaded Panama to oust General. At the time Panama was one of the largest providers of offshore financia ...
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Pliny the Elder... yrus. The extraction of starch is first described in the Natural History ofaround AD 77-79. Romans used it also in cosmetic creams, to powder the hai ...
Brian Mulroney... as a cabinet minister in the federal Progressive Conservative government of. The BQ seeks to create the conditions necessary for the political secess ...
James Callaghan... e of great importance. The censure motion by which the Labour Government ofwas ejected had its origin in an early day motion (no. 351 of 1978–79), pu ...
Alexander the Great... h not always accredited as the first practitioner of psychological warfare,undoubtedly showed himself to be effective in swaying the mindsets of the ...
Winston Churchill... I, but like the mentioned countries, cooperated and traded with both sides.claimed that Sweden during World War II ignored the greater moral issues a ...
William McKinley... tary actions in Puerto Rico were suspended August 13, 1898, after Presidentand French Ambassador Jules Cambon, acting on behalf of the Spanish govern ...
Bob Dole... who also happened to be the wife of long-time colleague and former Senatorof Kansas. Dole held the seat for a single term, losing her 2008 re-electi ...
Koxinga... erwhelmed the Ming Dynasty. In 1661, a naval fleet led by the Ming loyalist, arrived in Taiwan to oust the Dutch from Zeelandia and establish a pro-M ...
Dominique Vandamme... th, he fought at the Battle of Tourcoing on 17-18 May. A French force underslowed his progress until Joseph Souham defeated the Anglo-Austrian army o ...
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 ...
Lloyd Tilghman... tching him. Little did Wallace know at that time the officer was Brig. Gen., whom Wallace would replace as commander of Fort Henry in a few days. Dur ...
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Dean Rusk... er the Liberty attack ended. In a message sent from U.S. Secretary of Stateto U.S. Ambassador Walworth Barbour, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Rusk asked for " ...
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1st Viscount Nelson... ent for such remainders for military commanders: past examples included theand the 1st Earl Roberts
Nelson A. Miles... U.S. Army after the Treaty of Paris of 1898 was signed. On July 25, Generallanded at Guánica (in southwestern Puerto Rico) with 3,300 soldiers in wha ...
George Washington... rule that followed. British occupation lasted until November 25, 1783, whenreturned to Manhattan, as the last British forces left the city
Richard Griffiths... ement of Peter Jones by William Franklyn as the Book, and Richard Vernon byas Slartibartfast, since both had died. (Homage to Jones' iconic portrayal ...
Alexander the Great... rsians, and went under Macedonian hegemony at the defeat of the Persians by. Due to the influx of Greek speakers and the sparsity of the remaining Ly ...
Thomas Saltus Lubbock... he population was 278,831. Its county seat is Lubbock. Lubbock is named for, a Confederate colonel and Texas Ranger (some sources give his first name ...
Gordon RamsayIn June 2006,, his production company, and his producer accepted an out-of-Court settle ...
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Winston Churchill... e resonating projections of his orations for effect. British Prime Ministermade similar use of radio for propaganda against the Germans
Siegfried SassoonLeading war poets included:, Wilfred Owen, John McCrae, Rupert Brooke, Isaac Rosenberg and David Jone ...
George Washington... st of the Mississippi River. Chilled pawpaw fruit was a favorite dessert of, and Thomas Jefferson planted it at his home in Virginia, Monticello. The ...
Michael Collins... many RIC Police Intelligence officers during the Irish War of Independence.set up a special unit – the Squad – for this purpose, which had the effect ...
Bardas Skleros... rator of the East under Emperor Basil II who in 978 defended Nicaea against, and one of his two wives, whose names are unknown, and who on his deathb ...
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 ...
Michael Sheen... it featured Judi Dench as "Lady Bracknell", Sir Michael Hordern as "Lane",as "Jack Worthing", Martin Clunes as "Algernon Moncrieff", John Moffatt as ...
George VOn 6 May 1910, Edward VII died. The Prince of Wales ascended the throne as, and Mary became queen consort. When her husband asked her to drop one of ...
Władysław Sikorski... Tokarzewski. Seven weeks later, November 17, 1939, on the orders of General, this organization was succeeded by Związek Walki Zbrojnej (Union for Arm ...
Yoda... alculator (with reverse Polish notation, which meant that Erwin talked likefor weeks afterward), a Lego Mindstorms construction, a Tamagotchi, a Segw ...
Aetius... as Oost believed in his article. Regardless, the powerful Magister militumhad forced Valentinian to betroth Placidia to his own son Gaudentius, so O ...
Gene Roddenberry... eator of the title android, in The Questor Tapes, written for television byand Gene L. Coon and directed by Richard A. Colla, who, almost four years ...
Shabeg Singh... ters were pro-Khalistan. In 1984, the followers of Bhindranwale, led by and, had placed ammunitions and militants in the temple. Unsuccessful negotia ...
Arthur C. Clarke... e other space advocates such as actor Tom Hanks and author and futurist Sir. In a 2007 interview with GQ magazine, Bass stated that he "absolutely" s ...
John McCain... he national and state levels. In the 2008 Presidential Election, Republicanreceived 61% of the vote, defeating Democrat Barack Obama, who received ar ...
J. R. R. Tolkien... "Runes") are the letters of a semi-artificial script which was invented byfor the constructed languages he devised and used in his works. The initia ...
Eric Clapton... g Pink and The Band also influenced their musical contemporaries, with bothand George Harrison citing the Band as a major influence on their musical ...
Avraham Adan... of the canal. The 162nd and 252nd Armored Divisions, commanded by Generalsand Kalman Magen respectively, would then cross through the breach to the ...
John Tidmarsh... irst broadcast in July 1966 and was presented for more than thirty years by, who was awarded an OBE for his services to broadcasting
George Rogers Clark... pain due to residence in St. Louis. He is credited with great assistance toboth in financing Clark's exploration and American Revolutionary War effor ...
Sting... us groups. In this aborted 1983 version, Aidan Quinn was cast as Jesus, andwas cast as Pontius Pilate. (In the 1988 version, these roles were played ...
Hirohito... 4, this time over the attempt by Namba Daisuke to assassinate Prince Regenton 27 December 1923 (the Toranomon Incident)
T. E. Hulme... ey – Gerard Manley Hopkins – A. E. Housman – Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey –– Leigh Hunt – Elizabeth Jennings – Samuel Johnson – John Keats – Henry Ki ...
John McCain... nal level, Fairfield leans toward the Republican Party. In 2008, Republicanreceived 2797 votes here (about 70%), while Democrat Barack Obama received ...
Henry Lipson... , Hanna Neumann, Lewis Fry Richardson and Robin Bullough, and the physicist
Patricia Mountbatten, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of BurmaLord and Lady Mountbatten had two daughters:(born on 14 February 1924), sometime lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth II ...
Bob Hope... enile Award Honoree Judy Garland. Hosting the Annual ceremony that year waswho endearingly dubbed the Juvenile Award the "Oscarette" upon presenting ...
MemnonThe Greek mercenary generalsuggested to the Persian Satraps the use of the scorched earth policy agai ...
Alexander I of Russia... a diplomat as much as an officer. He foils an assassination attempt on Tsarand is influential in the monarch's decision to resist the French invasion ...
Wilfred OwenLeading war poets included: Siegfried Sassoon,, John McCrae, Rupert Brooke, Isaac Rosenberg and David Jones. A similar m ...
Kuldip Singh Brar... riety of army units along with paramilitary forces, led by the Sikh General, surrounded the temple complex on 3 June 1984. The army kept asking the m ...
Shawn Mullins... osa County is part of the Chattanooga, TN–GA Metropolitan Statistical Area.' 2010 album Light You Up included a song titled "Catoosa County", a semi- ...
Ralph Vaughan Williams... players to perform major works written for the instrument by the composers, Malcolm Arnold, Darius Milhaud and Arthur Benjamin
Franklin Buchanan... h the founding and establishment of USNA. The first Superintendent, Admiral, joined the Confederate States Navy as its first and primary admiral. Cap ...
Michał Karaszewicz-Tokarzewski... asions of Poland were nearing completion, on September 27, 1939, by General. Seven weeks later, November 17, 1939, on the orders of General Władysław ...
J. K. Rowling... for fans. A well-known example of this comes in the Harry Potter series of, where three such supplemental books have been produced, with the profits ...
Roland Nef... é Blattmann. Lt-Gen Blattmann replaced Lieutenant-General (Korpskommandant)who resigned on July 25, 2008 following allegations of sexual harassment
Privy Wardrobe... ctivity at the Tower of London. However, it was during this period that thewas founded. The institution was based at the Tower and responsible for or ...
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, ...
Jimmy Carter... ited States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under U.S. Presidentfrom 1979–1981
Winston Churchill... ish subjects to be honoured in that way (other examples are Lord Nelson and)—and the last heraldic state funeral to be held in Britain. The funeral t ...
John Peel... ). Apart from news, there were music programmes, such as those presented by, classical music programmes presented by Edward Greenfield, religious pro ...
Miguel López de Legazpi... June 24, 1571 by three conquistadors: Martín de Goiti, Juan de Salcedo and. In 1867, the Spanish Government of the Philippines established the munic ...
Sir Thomas Seymour... ter the death of Parr's second husband, Catherine began a relationship with, the brother of the late queen Jane Seymour, but the King took a liking t ...
Henry Rawlinson... eral Sir Douglas Haig, the commander of the British Expeditionary Force and, the commander of Fourth Army, have been criticised for incurring very se ...
Tanaka Giichi... kahashi continued to serve as Finance Minister under the administrations of(1927–1929), Inukai Tsuyoshi (1931–1932), Saitō Makoto (1932–1934) and Oka ...
Malcolm Arnold... r works written for the instrument by the composers Ralph Vaughan Williams,, Darius Milhaud and Arthur Benjamin
Alexander the Great... ecuted Artayctes, returning the treasure. The tomb was mentioned again whenarrived at Elaeus on his campaign against the Persian Empire. He offered a ...
Van Morrison... & roll. He broke open the door for everyone else. Suddenly, Eric Burdon andweren't so weird — even Bob Dylan.
Kenny Wheeler... musicians (such as John Surman, Zbigniew Namyslowski, Albert Mangelsdorff,and Mike Westbrook) anxious to develop new approaches reflecting their nat ...
Ban Chao... armies. However, Tanshihuai's confederation disintegrated after his death.(d. 102 CE) enlisted the aid of the Kushan Empire, occupying the area of m ...
Pancho Villa... opolitan Magazine to report the Mexican Revolution. He shared the perils of's army for four months, present with Villa's Constitutional Army when it ...
Paul Scofield... et (1964), Anthony Quayle as Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing (1950), andas the title role in Richard II (1952). But Gielgud didn't always have the ...
Fu Qian... esigned for a ceremonial four-wheeled carriage. The 2nd century commentatoradded that this collapsible umbrella of Wang Mang's carriage had bendable ...
Muhammad Ali... er, as well as the people that helped him in baseball. Because his idol was, Henderson decided to use the words "greatest of all time." These words h ...
Douglas MacArthur... n of Remington Rand was renamed the Univac division of Sperry Rand. Generalwas chosen to head the company. In the 1960s, UNIVAC was one of the eight ...
Benito Mussolini... ersonalities and policies of German dictator Adolf Hitler, Italian dictator, Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin, and other leaders of his times
Miriam Margolyes... rtin Clunes as "Algernon Moncrieff", John Moffatt as "Rev. Canon Chasuble",as "Miss Prism", Samantha Bond as "Gwendolen" and Amanda Root as "Cecily". ...
General Kléber... any — took up position at the Casa de Campo. In the evening, its commander,, launched an assault on the Nationalist positions. This lasted for the wh ...
John McCain... toward the Republican Party. In the 2008 Presidential Election, Republicanreceived 62% of the vote, defeating Democrat Barack Obama, who received ar ...
Louis Antoine de Bougainville... thought was a southern continent. Europeans did not return until 1768, whenrediscovered the islands. In 1774, Captain Cook named the islands the New ...
Epaminondas... eace on the mainland by sending diplomats to meet with Agesilaus in Sparta., the Theban diplomat, angered Agesilaus by arguing for the freedom of the ...
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 ...
Cilla Black... 1,600 cover versions had been made, by an eclectic mix of artists including, Marianne Faithfull, Tose Proeski, The Mamas and the Papas and Barry McGu ...
Surendranath Banerjee... ial levels. Dadabhai Naoroji formed the East India Association in 1867, andfounded the Indian National Association in 1876
Karl Dönitz... g Nazi official tried at Nuremberg, behind Reich President (former Admiral)and former Deputy Führer Rudolf Hess. Göring and the others were interview ...
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 ...
George Martin... d an international reputation as a tourist getaway, and the record producerestablished an important recording studio there, Associated Independent Re ...
Tōgō Heihachirō... e War, Yamamoto showed strong leadership and was responsible for appointingas commander-in-chief of the Combined Fleet. He gave voice to Tōgō's repor ...
Saitō Makoto... administrations of Tanaka Giichi (1927–1929), Inukai Tsuyoshi (1931–1932),(1932–1934) and Okada Keisuke (1934–1936). Despite his considerable succes ...
Gerald FordPresident's mother Dorothy Ayer Gardner Ford and maternal grandfather Levi Addison ...
Benedict Arnold... the American Revolution. André was on a mission carrying secret papers fromwhen he was captured
Rupert BrookeLeading war poets included: Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, John McCrae,, Isaac Rosenberg and David Jones. A similar movement occurred in literatu ...
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 ...
Brian Trubshaw... built Concorde flew from Filton to RAF Fairford on 9 April 1969, piloted by. Both prototypes were presented to the public for the first time on 7–8 J ...
Joseph Stalin... n dictator Adolf Hitler, Italian dictator Benito Mussolini, Soviet dictator, and other leaders of his times
Bryn Terfel... olitan Opera began a new Ring Cycle in 2010, conducted by James Levine withas Wotan. Deborah Voigt was Brünnhilde in the April 2011 production of Die ...
Stilicho... century, to the powerful magistri militum who dominated the state, such as, Constantius III, Aëtius, Boniface, and Ricimer. Zeno granted it to Odoac ...
Manuel A. OdríaIn 1953, during the government of, Vargas Llosa enrolled in Lima's National University of San Marcos, the o ...
William Dugdale... were destroyed, but not before the building was surveyed by the antiquarian, who published his results in 1656
Caesar... a former generation a specimen of shameless adulation. The few allusions to's murderers and to Augustus hardly pass beyond the conventional style of ...
John Coffee Hays... e 2010 census, its official population had reached 157,107. It is named for, a Texas Ranger and Mexican-American War officer. The seat of the county ...
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 ...
Elliot Richardson... is Oval Office conversations. Nixon initially ordered U.S. Attorney General, to fire Cox. Richardson resigned rather than carry out the order. Deputy ...
Al Calavicci... er people to "put right what once went wrong". Dean Stockwell co-starred as, Sam's womanizing, cigar-smoking sidekick and best friend, who appeared a ...
Leslie Howard... ll-known of the Pimpernel movies is the 1934 The Scarlet Pimpernel starring, considered the definitive adaptation
Arrian... § 54; Herodotus, ii. 3, 7, 59; Strabo, xvii. p. 805; Diodorus, i. 84, v. 57;, Exp. Alex. iii. 1; Aelian, H. A. vi. 58, xii. 7; Plutarch, Solon. 26, I ...
Martin Bormann... he intended to commit suicide. Göring was deeply concerned that his rival,, would sieze power upon Hitler's death and would have him killed as a tra ...
Isaac Stevens... Indian attacks on white explorers and settlers dropped significantly afternegotiated the Treaty of Hellgate in 1855, and white settlement in the are ...
Gavin de Beer... biology ('evo-devo') played little part in the synthesis, but an account of's work by Stephen J. Gould suggests he may be an exception
Robert Plant... 's The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again in 2009. In 2010, Miller again joinedand Patty Griffin with Robert Plant's Band of Joy, touring both the US and ...
Józef Poniatowski... parte, following his defeat of Prussia. The Duchy's military forces, led by, participated in numerous campaigns, including the Polish–Austrian War of ...
Pericles... ded Isocrates. (Other students are named in later traditions; the Suda adds, Polus, and Alcidamas, Diogenes Laërtius mentions Antisthenes, and accord ...
Aragorn... the voice actors was the well-regarded John Hurt, who performed the role of. The project's high profile brought heavy trade journal coverage, and fan ...
Chiang Kai-shek... ster Winston Churchill, and Chairman of the Nationalist Government of Chinaissued the document, which outlined the terms of surrender for the Empire ...
Richard NixonTanaka's foreign policy mirrored that of, and his most notable achievement was the normalization of Japan's relati ...
Margaret CourtTennis playersand Dianne Fromholtz, singer Malcolm McEachern, actors Richard Roxburgh an ...
Edward VII... ice hockey to Europe, beating a court team (which included both the futureand George V) at Buckingham Palace in 1895. By 1903 a five-team league had ...
Winston Churchill... s quoted as saying, "I recommend Forester to everyone literate I know," andstated, "I find Hornblower admirable.
Muhammad Ali... quaintances in rhyme goes back to the dozens, and was portrayed famously byin his boxing matches. The winner of a battle is decided by the crowd and/ ...
John Kerry... Gore an 11-percent victory in the county in 2000. 2004 Democratic candidatewon by a much smaller margin of one percent, in 2008 Democratic candidate ...
Napoleon Bonaparte... y of Warsaw, a small, semi-independent Polish state, was created in 1807 by, following his defeat of Prussia. The Duchy's military forces, led by Józ ...
Winston Churchill... 945, United States President Harry S. Truman, United Kingdom Prime Minister, and Chairman of the Nationalist Government of China Chiang Kai-shek issu ...
Artemio Ricarte... ed force of General Emilio Aguinaldo revolutionary government, with Generalas its first Captain General, replaced the Katipunan military - List of Fi ...
William J. Bratton... ation of the broken windows theory in aggressive policing policies, such as's zero-tolerance policy, has been shown to criminalize the poor and homel ...
James Stewart... e cut, and began the next take with the camera in the same place. Featuringin the leading role, Rope was the first of four films Stewart would make w ...
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 ...
Carl SchurzTogether with, the American Turners were supportive of the election of Abraham Lincoln ...
Terry PratchettIn a collaboration with author(best known for his series of Discworld novels), Gaiman's first novel Good ...
Elizabeth II... at the age of 85 as a Knight Commander of the British Empire (KBE) by Queen. The honour had been first proposed in 1931. Knighthood was suggested aga ...
Sir Lawrence Bragg... y. The Cavendish Laboratory at Cambridge was under the general direction of, who won the Nobel Prize in 1915 at the age of 25. Bragg was influential ...
Chen Cheng... came to Xian again, accompanied by many senior Kuomintang leaders includingto monitor the suppression campaign. In the interim between these two visi ...
Pelopidas... s's early life would occur. Epaminondas saved the life of his fellow Theban; Pelopidas, after receiving seven wounds in front, sank down upon a great ...
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 ...
Leonard Wood... cked for several ballots between Illinois Governor Frank Lowden and General, few delegates seriously considered Hoover as a compromise choice. Althou ...
Stephen Long... ts from expeditions in 1806 by Lieutenant Zebulon Pike and in 1819 by Majordescribed the Great Plains as "unfit for human habitation" and as "The Gre ...
Herbert Read... Matthews, Sir Francis Meynell, Henry Moore, John Napper, Ben Nicholson, Sir, Flora Robson, Michael Tippett, the cartoonist 'Vicky', Professor C. H. W ...
Allenby's... that a breakthrough was imminent. On 29 September he had outlined plans forThird Army to rejoin the battle in the north around Gommecourt and for the ...
Emilio Aguinaldo... ry Army was founded on March 22, 1897 in Cavite. The armed force of Generalrevolutionary government, with General Artemio Ricarte as its first Captai ...
Anthony Quayle... es that he was famous for playing, notably Richard Burton as Hamlet (1964),as Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing (1950), and Paul Scofield as the tit ...
George Martin... tles tried a variety of instruments, including drums and an organ, and thatlater persuaded them to allow McCartney to play his Epiphone Texan steel-s ...
Xenophon... 's mind or taking him away from the career path his father had set for him.has Socrates forecast that the boy will grow up vicious if he studies a pu ...
Jimmy Carter... ore Shoals to the Kings Mountain National Military Park. In 1980, President— recognizing the historical significance of the frontier patriots marchin ...
Zachary Taylor... apolis, gave the orders which led to the occupation of California, and sentinto the contested land between Texas and Mexico. He also continued his pl ...
William L. McGonagleWith the outbreak of war, Captainof the Liberty immediately asked Vice Admiral William I. Martin at the U.S ...
Chester W. Nimitz... 973, the library facility complex was completed and named for Fleet Admiralclass of 1905
Yang Hucheng... on of the communist forces, raising opposition from both Zhang Xueliang and. On 4 December 1936, Chiang came to Xian again, accompanied by many senio ...
Saigō TsugumichiWorking under his patron, Navy Ministerfrom 1893, Yamamoto became the real leader of the navy; initiating numerou ...
Archidamus III... off after Sparta’s defeat at Leuctra. Following Agesilaus’ death in 360 BC,became king and practiced a policy of non-conflict between Athens and the ...
Robert Altman... mpus of the University of Tennessee, is named in his honor. He is tied withand Alfred Hitchcock for the most Academy Award nominations for best direc ...
Stirling Moss... technical problems. His rivals included Alberto Ascari, Giuseppe Farina and
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 ...
John McCain... party's electors since 1912. Although Texas as a whole voted for Republicanin the 2008 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama won 33,435 votes ...
Jim Webb... ent U.S. Senators from the Commonwealth of Virginia are Mark Warner (D) and(D)
Basil Apokapes... r of humiliating setbacks throughout his career. In 1064, he, together with, doux of Paradounavon, defended the Balkan frontiers against the invading ...
Richard Burton... in many of the Shakespearean roles that he was famous for playing, notablyas Hamlet (1964), Anthony Quayle as Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing (19 ...
Richard Mulcahy... 21 November were an effort by the IRA in Dublin, under Michael Collins andto wipe out the British intelligence organisation in the city
Neil Armstrong... that it was a "great movie in all regards". Fellow test pilot and astronaut(who was not portrayed in the film) said the movie "was very good filmmaki ...
Shania Twain... lliams, Jr. (and, to an even greater extent, Hank Williams III); Gary Allan;; Brooks & Dunn; Faith Hill; Garth Brooks; Dwight Yoakam; Steve Earle; Do ...
Zheng He... was referred to as Bīnláng Yù in the navigational drawings used by Admiralof Ming-dynasty China in his expeditions to the South Seas. Fifteenth-cent ...
Isaac Hull... resley O'Bannon and his mercenary force over 500 miles. Supported at sea by, Captain of the USS Argus, in an effective "combined operation", Eaton le ...
Karl Dönitz... and testament, Hitler stripped Göring of his party membership and appointedas president of the Reich and leader of the armed forces. Hitler and his l ...
Isaac Stevens... ly formed Washington Territorial Government and signed into law by Governor
Robert Lepage... n the April 2011 production of Die Walküre. The staging of Das Rheingold byinvolved 24 identical wedges able to rotate independently on a horizontal ...
Joe Calzaghe... Bruno heavyweight championship fight at the Arms Park in 1993, and many of's fights, between 2003 and 2007
Alain Prost... ost prominent among them, World Champions Michael Schumacher, Ayrton Senna,, Fernando Alonso, Kimi Räikkönen, Jenson Button, Lewis Hamilton and Sebas ...
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 ...
Louis MacNeice... – Philip Larkin – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – John Lydgate – H. F. Lyte –– Andrew Marvell – John Masefield – Alice Meynell – Harold Monro – William ...
Idi Amin... relationships with a variety of world leaders, including Saddam Hussein and. Arafat was Amin's best man at his wedding in Uganda in 1975
Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly... hree months. This constant retreat led to the unpopularity of Field Marshaland a veteran, Prince Mikhail Kutuzov, was made the new Commander-in-Chief ...
Antonia Fraser... itle character in the 2006 biographical film Marie Antoinette. Adapted from's book , the film was Dunst's second with director Sofia Coppola. The mov ...
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)
Yamamoto Gonnohyōe... 1913, Takahashi was appointed as the Minister of Finance by Prime Ministerand then joined the Rikken Seiyūkai political party . He was appointed to ...
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 Martin... also had the chance to perform Beatles songs at the Hollywood Bowl with Sir. He frequently conducts songwriting workshops in California, where he now ...
Lord Dawson of PennGeorge V died on 20 January 1936, after his physician,, gave him an injection of morphine and cocaine which may have hastened hi ...
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 ...
John DingellDuring debate in the House of Representatives, Rep.(Democrat of Michigan) argued that the bill would result in banks becoming ...
Yuan Shikai... nder of the cruiser , undertook a confidential mission to meet Qing Generalin Seoul, Korea (1890). Afterwards, he assumed command of the
Stalin... as later developed into "Liberation Theologies" from suffering people underism in Eastern Europe and military dictatorships in South America and Sout ...
Robert BoltThe 20th-century agnostic playwrightportrayed Thomas More as the tragic hero of his 1960 play A Man for All Se ...
Prince Louis of Battenberg... itles were dropped in 1917. He was the youngest child and the second son ofand his wife Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine. His maternal grandpa ...
Robert Novak... 1994, Helms created a sensation when he told broadcasters Rowland Evans andthat Clinton was "not up" to the tasks of being commander-in-chief, and su ...
Rumer Godden... ade The River, his first color film. Based on the novel of the same name by, the film is both a meditation on human beings' relationship with nature ...
Benito Mussolini... t of Florestano de Fausto and Armando Brasini, well known architects of theperiod in Italy. Brasini laid the basis for the modern-day arrangement of ...
John Kerry... te and carried all precincts - all southern and central precincts voted for. This is probably accounted for by the presence of Naval Air Station Whid ...
George V... Europe, beating a court team (which included both the future Edward VII and) at Buckingham Palace in 1895. By 1903 a five-team league had been founde ...
Thomas J. Bliley, Jr.... by Jim Leach (R-Iowa). The third lawmaker associated with the bill was Rep.(R-Virginia), Chairman of the House Commerce Committee from 1995 to 2001
John Malcolm... a the parasol is repeatedly found in the carved work of Persepolis, and Sirhas an article on the subject in his 1815 "History of Persia." In some scu ...
Barbara Frum... ath threat over the change of appearance. The books also include journalist's remarks about how influential Robins was for 1950s-era female equality ...
Karl Diebitsch... and uniforms. The all-black SS uniform was designed by SS-Oberführer Prof.and graphic designer SS-Sturmhauptführer Walter Heck. These uniforms were ...
Dan RowanAt the end of every show,turned to his co-host and said, "Say good night, Dick", to which Martin re ...
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
Leo Berman... al Area. The county is represented in the Texas House of Representatives by(R) of Tyler. Its U.S. representative is Louie Gohmert(R), and the Texas S ...
Dirk Bogarde... h Vanessa Redgrave and John Gielgud and A Bridge Too Far (1977) co-starringand Laurence Olivier
Luke Skywalker... ightsaber was designed to match the lightsaber that Obi-Wan Kenobi gives to, in
John Kerry... cured a combined 1 percent of the ballots. Obama fared better than Democrathad done in 2004. Latinos in Texas gave Obama 63 percent of their ballots, ...
Arvid Lindman... radually to be enacted for all Swedish males by Conservative Prime Minister, later a rival of Hansson. Influenced generally by Karl Kautsky's reformi ...
George Marshall... McCarthyism. In particular, Eisenhower was criticized for failing to defendfrom attacks by Joseph McCarthy, though he privately deplored McCarthy's t ...
Xenophon... Eclogae physicae; Oppian, Halieutica and Cynegetica; the complete works ofand Vitruvius; the Argonautica of the so-called Orpheus (for which Ruhnken ...
Henry Knox... town in Waldo County, Maine, United States. The town was named for General, the first United States Secretary of War. The population was 747 at the ...
Banjo Paterson... owy River starring Tom Burlinson and Sigrid Thornton dramatised the classicpoem of that name and became one of the all time box-office successes of A ...
Charles de Gaulle... changed to Concord by Harold Macmillan in response to a perceived slight by. In 1967, at the French roll-out in Toulouse the British Government Minis ...
John F. Kennedy... to junior members—an aide rushed in to tell him that his brother, President, had been shot; his brother Robert soon told him that the President was d ...
Kabayama Sukenori... e from Elswick to Japan (1885–86). Afterwards, he accompanied Navy Ministeron a trip to the United States and Europe (1887–88)
Burgess Meredith... eau novel, Le Journal d'une femme de chambre, starring Paulette Goddard and. The Woman on the Beach (1947) starring Joan Bennett and Robert Ryan was ...
Rupert N. Richardson... ander H. Stephens, the vice president of the Confederate States of America., the Texas historian who later served as president of Hardin-Simmons Univ ...
Obi-Wan Kenobi... e of the Sith, Vader's lightsaber was designed to match the lightsaber thatgives to Luke Skywalker, in
Paul Scofield... d Zinnemann, adapted for the screen by the playwright himself, and starringin an Oscar-winning performance. The film won the Academy Award for Best P ...
Baron Frederick William Rudolph Gerald Augustus von Steuben... County, Maine, United States. Upon incorporation in 1795 it was named after, the Inspector General of the U.S. Army during the Revolutionary War. The ...
Robbie Robertson... 978 documentary The Last Waltz. The Band reformed in 1983 without guitarist, who had found success with a solo career and as a Hollywood music produc ...
Joseph McCarthy... nhower was criticized for failing to defend George Marshall from attacks by, though he privately deplored McCarthy's tactics and claims. Such omissio ...
Tariq ibn Ziyad... inates from the Arabic Jebel Tariq (meaning "Tariq's mountain") named after. The Arab name for the Strait is Bab el-Zakat, meaning "Gate of Charity." ...
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 ...
Liu YuLiu Song founderwas originally a leader of the Army of the Northern Garrison (北府军) that no ...
Queen Elizabeth II... tan. He retained that title until his death on 6 February 1952, after whichbecame Queen of Pakistan. Pakistan became an Islamic and Parliamentary rep ...
Zebulon Pike... as secured by the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase. In 1806,led the Pike expedition westward from St Louis, Missouri, of which part of ...
Banjo Paterson... lkloric tradition, and was only later published in print in volumes such as's Old Bush Songs, in the 1890s. The distinctive themes and origins of Aus ...
George Washington... colonies, called the Virginia Regiment, was led by then-Lieutenant colonel
Harold Macmillan... oncorde, with the French spelling, but was officially changed to Concord byin response to a perceived slight by Charles de Gaulle. In 1967, at the Fr ...
Hafez al-Assad... other PLO leaders. Although originally aligned with Fatah, Syrian Presidentfeared a loss of influence in Lebanon and switched sides. He sent his army ...
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 ...
Job ShattuckOne early protest against the government was led byof Groton, who in 1782 organized residents there to physically prevent tax ...
Tim McManus... rom The Wizard of Oz. In this experimental unit of the prison, unit manageremphasizes rehabilitation and learning responsibility during incarceration ...
de Gaulle's... he escaped back to England, where he initially worked as an interpreter forFree French forces. However, he was quickly prised away from de Gaulle by ...
Henry Jackson... own in Waldo County, Maine, United States. The town was named after Generalof the Revolutionary War. The population was 506 at the 2000 census
XenophonPlato's Apology, and likewise that of, lists Anytus as one of the primary prosecutors in the trial of Socrates. ...
Zhang Xueliang... w plan of suppression of the communist forces, raising opposition from bothand Yang Hucheng. On 4 December 1936, Chiang came to Xian again, accompani ...
Peter Wittgenstein... of Polotsk by the right wing of the Russian Army, under command of General. This prevented the French march on the Russian capital, Saint Petersburg ...
John Hurt... he film a more realistic look. Among the voice actors was the well-regarded, who performed the role of Aragorn. The project's high profile brought he ...
Jimmy CarterOn September 9, 1979 Norman performed for US presidentand about 1,000 guests at the Old Fashioned Gospel Singin concert held on ...
Burgess Meredith... college campuses. Special guest villains such as Cesar Romero (the Joker),(the Penguin), Julie Newmar and Eartha Kitt (Catwoman) and Joan Collins (t ...
Richard Todd... hcock used a number of prominent British actors, including Michael Wilding,, and Alastair Sim. This was Hitchcock's first production for Warner Bros. ...
Walther Schroth... and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The commander was General der Infanterie
James Earl Jones... ain Vader's . His voice as the "robotic" Vader, however, was dubbed over by, who first made it famous in the original trilogy
Maxwell R. ThurmanThe first four star officer at NCSU, General, a former Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army. Hugh Shelton, now retired ...
George Washington... oad). It was from this building that General Nathanael Greene, commander of's left wing during the Battle of Trenton, made his headquarters during th ...
Arthur William Hodge... ts in the treatment of slaves within the Territory (the exceptional case ofnotwithstanding) compared to other Caribbean islands, and to the large num ...
Alan Ayckbourn... diptych of Smoking/No Smoking (1993): Resnais, having admired the plays offor many years, chose to adapt what appeared the most intractable of them, ...
Ricimer... of the imperial guard, and on the prestige gained through their victories,and the comes domesticorum Majorian rebelled against Avitus; the Emperor w ...
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 ...
Nicolas Oudinot... August. However, in the same days, a part of the French Army led by Marshalwas stopped in the Battle of Polotsk by the right wing of the Russian Army ...
Ronald ReaganThe president of SAG – future United States President– also known to the FBI as Confidential Informant "T-10", testified before ...
James Wilkinson... of Spanish West Florida until 1813, when it was seized by the U.S. Generalduring the War of 1812
Quintus Petillius CerialisThe arrival ofwith a strong force awed the Gauls and mutinous troops into submission; Ci ...
Roger Staubach... U.S. Naval Academy a National Historic Landmark on 21 August 1961. In 1963,, class of 1965, was awarded the Heisman Trophy
Saladin... Crusade, was an attempt by European leaders to reconquer the Holy Land from(Salāh ad-Dīn). It was largely successful, but fell short of its ultimate ...
Thomas Mifflin... Pittsburgh. The population was 20,313 at the 2010 census. It is named after, 1st Governor of Pennsylvania, signer of the United States Constitution, ...
Leo GlynnUnder McManus and Warden, all inmates in Em City struggle to fulfill their own needs. Some fight f ...
Alexander the Great... had been occupied in turn by Assyria, Babylonia, the Achaemenid Empire, and's Hellenic Macedonian empire (c. 330 BCE), although Jewish religious prac ...
Peter Ustinov... herry Orchard (1954), The Potting Shed (1958), Five Finger Exercise (1959),'s comedy Half Way Up a Tree (1967), and Private Lives (1972). Gielgud won ...
Manuel Noriega... tion, he becomes a fugitive. Meanwhile, his bank account — heretofore under's protection in Panama — is seized. One night, he and Mirtha get into a f ...
Jacques Parizeau... ods, a plan intended to lay out the way to sovereignty created by PQ leader. Parizeau became Premier of Quebec in the Quebec election of 1994 (the se ...
Lord Stanley of PrestonIn 1888, the new Governor General of Canada,, whose sons and daughter had become hockey enthusiasts, attended the Mont ...
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 ...
Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette... nch-speaking Acadian named Jean Mouton. In 1884, it was renamed for General, a French military hero who fought with and significantly aided the Ameri ...
Vanessa Redgrave... of ensemble casts in films such as Murder on the Orient Express (1974) withand John Gielgud and A Bridge Too Far (1977) co-starring Dirk Bogarde and ...
Michael Grant... from being Carthaginian tradition though still not necessarily historical.in Roman Myths (1973) claims
Alastair Sim... r of prominent British actors, including Michael Wilding, Richard Todd, and. This was Hitchcock's first production for Warner Bros., which had distri ...
Jill Paton Walsh... and which remained as fragments and notes at her death. It was completed byand published in 1998. The title is a quotation from John Milton's Paradis ...
Alcibiades... ibiades, preserve stories of Anytus' tumultuous relationship with the young, also a lover of Socrates. Alcibiades seems to have treated Anytus with g ...
Julius Caesar... erely because it is accommodated to the Julian year." This Julian refers to, who introduced the Julian calendar in 46 BC
James Stewart... Universal-International pictures released The Glenn Miller Story, starring. In 1953, Glenn Miller was voted into the Down Beat magazine Jazz Hall of ...
Rick Noriega... the Democratic candidate for the United States Senate, State Representativeof Houston, who failed to unseat Republican incumbent John Cornyn
Nathanael Greene... Road) and Route 263 (Old York Road). It was from this building that General, commander of George Washington's left wing during the Battle of Trenton, ...
J. B. S. Haldane... igures in the modern synthesis include R. A. Fisher, Theodosius Dobzhansky,, Sewall Wright, E. B. Ford, Ernst Mayr, Bernhard Rensch, Sergei Chetverik ...
Enver Hoxha... by a local resistance activist during a visit in Tirana. In November 1941,founded the Communist Party of Albania. The town soon became the center of ...
Orlando B. Willcox... he Southern Pacific Railroad. It was renamed in honor of a visit by Generalin 1889. In the early 20th century, Willcox had the distinction of being a ...
Alan Cairns... ntended to be a source for national values and national unity. As Professornoted, "The initial federal government premise was on developing a pan-Can ...
Robert Mason... main helicopter used by the U.S. Cavalry in the Battle of Ia Drang. Authorrecounts his career as a UH-1 "Slick" pilot in his memoir, Chickenhawk
Scipio Africanus... tarch in his Parallel Lives, in which he is paired with the Roman statesman; however, both these "Lives" are now lost. Plutarch was writing over 400 ...
J. R. R. Tolkien... n was contracted to direct an adaptation of The Lord of the Rings, in which's three-volume novel would be condensed into a single film. Bakshi arrang ...
Stirling Moss... to race with Mercedes—driving the W196 Monoposto—in in a team that included. At the end of the second successful season (which was overshadowed by th ...
Betty Kennedy... bly stable cast of panelists, including journalist-historian Pierre Berton,(who later become a Canadian senator), Toby Robins (who later became a mov ...
George Clinton... ork, the candidates for governor were John Jay, a Federalist, and incumbent, who was allied with Jefferson and the Republicans. Four states' electors ...
Jimmy Page... es was sound engineer Roger Mayer, who supplied guitar pedals to Jeff Beck,and Jimi Hendrix. In 1997 the electronic dance music magazine Mixmag descr ...
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 ...
Bob Dole... ntt's 1,173,875 (45.9 percent). Helms supported his former Senate colleaguefor president, while Gantt endorsed Bill Clinton. Although Helms is genera ...
Edward Hay Drummond HayBy 1848,, the President of the British Virgin Islands, reported that: "there are n ...
Winston Churchill... s the maquis were receiving, to the extent that he begged five minutes with, the British Prime Minister. Churchill, reluctant at first, but fascinate ...
Emil Maurice... the Nazi Party at rallies, speeches, and other public events. Commanded by, and known as the Stabswache (Staff Guard), the original group consisted ...
Chaim Herzog... ge was repaired, but only a trickle of Israeli forces crossed. According to, the Egyptians continued attacking the bridgehead until the cease-fire, u ...
Henry Knox... state, property, and that he did not have permission from Secretary at Warto do so
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 ...
Anakin Skywalker... ial to solidify the story that Lucas was trying to tell: The tragic fall ofand the rise of Darth Vader. In the final two films of the prequel trilogy ...
Joe Bellino... rps Memorial Stadium, funded by donations, was dedicated 26 September 1959.(class of 1961) was awarded the Heisman Trophy on 22 June 1960. In 1961 th ...
Charles Sargeant Jagger... nd is guarded by stone sculptures of machine gunners carved by the sculptor. The memorial is inscribed
Dusty Springfield... in pop music history. Costello also appeared in documentaries about singers, Brian Wilson, Wanda Jackson, Ron Sexsmith and Memphis, Tennessee-based S ...
The Prince of Wales... of succession. The present Counsellors of State are: The Duke of Edinburgh,, The Duke of Cambridge, Prince Harry of Wales and The Duke of York
J. R. R. Tolkien's fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings (1937-1949) shares elements with De ...
Col. Jacob Weiss... Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The town was founded in 1792 by. This particular area was located between Lehighton, Parryville and Longr ...
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 ...
Lord Cambridge... her niece, Mary Somerset, Duchess of Beaufort, the daughter of her brother,. Her personal belongings were transported from London in seventy pieces o ...
the Duke of MarlboroughIn July 1708,, with his ally Prince Eugene of Savoy, won a great victory at the Battle ...
Arthur C. ClarkeIn the fictional work "The Last Theorem" byand Frederik Pohl, Sophie Germain was credited with inspiring Ranjit Subra ...
Harold Walker... n to attack immediately but the division's British commander, Major General, refused to send his men in without adequate preparation. The attack was ...
Stephen DecaturIn 1820, Bainbridge served as second forin the duel that cost Decatur his life. Many historians believe that Bainb ...
Prince Louis of Battenberg... 959 he was the First Sea Lord, a position that had been held by his father,, some forty years earlier. Thereafter he served as Chief of the Defence S ...
Algernon BlackwoodHe also citedas an influence, quoting The Centaur in the head paragraph of The Call of ...
Joseph WheelerDuring the disembarkation, Shafter sent forward his cavalry division underto reconnoiter the road to Santiago de Cuba. In a complete disregard of or ...
The Duke of York... urgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge, Prince Harry of Wales and
Michael Denison... irst in 1952 by Anthony Asquith who adapted the screenplay and directed it.(Algernon), Michael Redgrave (Jack), Dame Edith Evans (Lady Bracknell), Do ...
Gordon Sinclair... dian senator), Toby Robins (who later became a movie actress) and columnist. Columnist Allan Fotheringham joined the panel after Sinclair's death. A ...
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 ...
Katsu Kaishū... n (the forerunner of Meiji Gakuin University, and went abroad with a son ofto study in London. Arriving in England in 1866, he found employment as a ...
Pliny the ElderAccording to The Natural History of Pliny, by(Book XIX, Chapter 23), the Roman Emperor Tiberius had the cucumber on his ...
Robert Plant... the "AMA Instrumentalist Of The Year" award, which was presented to him byand Alison Krauss. Miller was joined by Plant on a performance of a new so ...
King Charles IIIn 1670granted the islands to the Lords Proprietors of the Carolinas, who rented ...
George Washington... torial legislature renamed it for the first president of the United States,, in 1849. The original boundaries included the entire northwest corner of ...
William Howe... hey were preparing for a September 16, 1777, encounter with British General. The Continental Army also camped near White Horse Inn on Swedesford Road ...
John McCain... received. The Republicans fared better still in the 2008 election, in whichreceived 43,269 votes (85% of the total) to just 6,681 votes (13%) for Dem ...
George Washington... connection for travelers during the Colonial era. Famous Americans, such as, James Madison and others have passed through Rock Hall numerous times tr ...
General Foch... pval Ridge but Haig would not agree to this and Joffre then referred him toto settle the matter. Foch remembers that Haig was "upset with his losses. ...
Sir John FranklinIn 1825,wrote that "The game of hockey played on the ice was the morning sport" wh ...
Petula Clark... film A Countess from Hong Kong, hit number 1 on the UK charts when sung byin the 1960s. In 1973, Chaplin won the Oscar for Best Film Score for his f ...
Juan O'Donojú... ticles 1st Venezuelan Rifles, Bernardo O'Higgins, Daniel Florencio O'Leary,, Morgan O'Connell, & William Lamport
Jacques Chirac... l for a non-French armed forces, at the invitation of then French President
Samuel Masham... s to her flattery and charm. She was present at Abigail’s secret wedding to, groom of the bedchamber to Prince George, in 1707, without Sarah’s knowl ...
Patrick Edward Connor... that the territory maintained its allegiance during the American Civil War., who was the leader of the garrison stationed at Fort Douglas, was openly ...
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 ...
General Sheridan... wing Jr., was Sherman's brother in law.) Under Sherman's overall direction,followed this policy in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and subsequently ...
Stephen HawkingIn 1991, John Preskill and Kip Thorne bet againstthat the hypothesis was false. Hawking conceded the bet in 1997, due to th ...
Bob RaeFormer premier of Ontariohas stated that the Charter "functions as a symbol for all Canadians" in p ...
Prince Francis... y's Cambridge Emeralds from Lady Kilmorey, the mistress of her late brother. See also , Public Record Office of Northern Ireland. In 1924, the famous ...
Wyndham Lewis... went on to co-found the Vorticists with his friend, the painter and writer
George C. Marshall... f under Robert E. Lee) was a native of Loudoun County. World War II generalresided at Dodona Manor in Leesburg. Essayist and journalist Russell Baker ...
Frank McKenna... efugee claimants, and defence, and he appointed seasoned Liberal politicianas Canada's ambassador to Washington
Bill Tilman... xpeditions in 1950, after the Chinese asserted control over Tibet. In 1950,and a small party which included Charles Houston, Oscar Houston and Betsy ...
Nathaniel P. BanksThe Union forces led by Generalwho occupied Opelousas found what the historian John D. Winters describes ...
Brian Clemens... were auditioned before the show's casting director suggested that producersand Albert Fennell check out a televised drama featuring the relatively un ...
Enomoto Takeaki... shimi and other locations; he was also aboard one of the ships that pursuedand the remnants of the Tokugawa fleet to Hokkaidō in 1869
William Jackson Palmer... d Rio Grande Railway (D&RG) was incorporated on October 27, 1870 by Generaland a board of four directors. It was originally announced that the new ga ...
John McCain... ck Obama 379 votes (50.9% of the total) compared with 320 votes (43.0%) for.. In the 2010 gubernatorial election, Democrat Ethan Berkowitz received 4 ...
Sam Neill... he film's theatrical release, Wenders worked with multiple copies and, with, recording additional narration, completed a 280-minute version. The long ...
William Lee Davidson... blishment of the Presbyterian Davidson College, named for Brigadier General, a local Revolutionary War hero in Mecklenburg County. The land for David ...
William Henry Harrison... provide entertainment at political functions. The presidential campaign ofwas the first to greatly benefit from music, after which it became standar ...
Patrick Stewart... from 1930 to 1959. The casting of the role comes with a political subtext.played the role in the Royal Shakespeare Company's 1997 staging of the pla ...
Jean Lapierre... an independent, since the Bloc had not been registered as a federal party.renounced separatism and rejoined the Liberals during the leadership of Pa ...
Rear Admiral Isaac Kidd... was hastily conducted, in only 10 days, even though the court’s president,, said that it would take 6 months to conduct properly. The inquiry's term ...
Isaac Hull... ed to command the 44-gun frigate USS Constitution, in succession to Captain. The Constitution was a very fine ship of 1,533 tons, which had already c ...
Barry Goldwater... life; he spoke at the 1964 Republican National Convention and appeared within a Republican campaign commercial from Gettysburg. However, his endorsem ...
William Wyler... n the 1880 novel Washington Square by Henry James. The film was directed by, with starring performances by Olivia de Havilland as Catherine Sloper, M ...
General Benjamin F. ButlerAlthoughbought 12 and Admiral David Dixon Porter bought one, it wasn't until 1866 ...
Zachary Taylor... nship with the historian Macaulay and the poet Hallam. With the election ofhis post was not renewed; on his return to the United states in 1849 he wi ...
Robert E. Lee... obile Bay on 5 August 1864. On 12 April 1865, 3 days after the surrender ofat Appomattox Courthouse, the city of Mobile surrendered to the Union army ...
John Kerry... e county's total, more than three times the 9,895 votes (22%) his opponent,, received. The Republicans fared better still in the 2008 election, in wh ...
Admiral David Dixon PorterAlthough General Benjamin F. Butler bought 12 andbought one, it wasn't until 1866 that the US Government officially purchas ...
Jack Churchill... e of a stiffened non-bending centre section, rather than a continuous bend.is the only soldier credited with a longbow kill during World War II
Michael Palin... the film Time Bandits as Agamemnon. The casting choice derives from a jokeincluded in the script, in which he describes the character removing his m ...
James Madison Tuttle... however, the soldiers became lawless. On May 6, 1863, rowdies from General's division burned most of the mansions which fronted Lake St. Joseph, inc ...
Giovanni LuppisThe first European prototypes of a self-propelled torpedo were created by, an Austrian naval officer from Fiume (today Rijeka, Croatia), a port cit ...
John PeelA version of "Two Tribes" was originally recorded for a BBCsession in October 1982. The session version makes clear that the basic st ...
Jefferson Davis... Keckly, a free black dressmaker who worked for two presidents' wives: Mrs.and later Mary Todd Lincoln. Thomas Day was also a native; he was well kno ...
Bernardo O'Higginsc. See articles 1st Venezuelan Rifles,, Daniel Florencio O'Leary, Juan O'Donojú, Morgan O'Connell, & William Lam ...
John McCain... ama received 50.2% of the vote here (507 ballots cast), ahead of Republican, who received 48.7% of the vote (487 ballots), with 83.4% of registered v ...
Doris Lessing... ton, Sir Julian Huxley, Edward Hyams, the Bishop of Llandaff Dr Glyn Simon,, Sir Compton Mackenzie, the Very Rev George McLeod, Miles Malleson, Denis ...
Pelopidas... lly compared to some of his near contemporaries (e.g. Philip II of Macedon,). One principal reason for this is the loss of Plutarch's biography of hi ...
Pericles... fever, killed one third of the population of Athens, including their leader. The balance of power shifted from Athens to Sparta, ending the Golden Ag ...
Robert Altman... er would later distance himself from the film due to the fact that directorchanged the script so much
Dan Rowan... episodes from January 22, 1968, to May 14, 1973. It was hosted by comediansand Dick Martin and was broadcast by NBC. It originally aired as a one-tim ...
Ivan Reitman... r It for You Wholesale". Kindergarten Cop (1990) reunited him with director, who directed him in Twins
Robert GravesKarl Kerenyi (and) theorizes that Ariadne (whose name they derive from Hesychius' listing o ...
Kylie Minogue... s still an important pop label with artists such as Coldplay, Gorillaz, andamong others. It is also EMI's oldest active label: its contemporary HMV, ...
William Shepard... hire County) organized an attempt to shut it down. They were anticipated by, the local militia commander, who began gathering government-supporting m ...
Thucydides... had marked Athenian dominance in the Greek ancient world. Ancient historianalso contracted the disease, but he survived to write about the plague. Hi ...
Ambrose BierceTwain's younger contemporarygained notoriety as a cynic, pessimist and black humorist with his dark, b ...
Terauchi Masatake... 28 August 1915. He served in this post in the cabinets of Ōkuma Shigenobu,, Hara Takashi, and Takahashi Korekiyo. Under Hara and Takahashi, Katō was ...
Xenophon... his work as continuation of Thucydides's History of the Peloponnesian War., who idolized Sparta and its king, Agesilaus, avoids mentioning Epaminond ...
General ShermanIn the American Civil War, Union forces used the policy widely.utilized this policy during his March to the Sea. In another Civil War eve ...
Ruth Rendell... and met with mixed reviews from a variety of high-profile critics. Novelist, writing in the Sunday Times, declared it "...impossible to tell where Do ...
Colin Dexter... aying that he "used to drive the Aga Khan". The author of the Morse novels,, is a fan of cryptic crosswords, and Morse is named after champion setter ...
William BrownWidely considered a national hero,is the most famous Irish citizen in Argentina. Creator of the Argentine Na ...
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 ...
Douglas MacArthur... he Philippine Army to the Armed Forces of the Philippines and asked Generalto be its first commanding officer after the Philippines gained independen ...
James VII and II... Abdication Act 1936. The last monarch involuntarily removed from power was, who fled into exile in 1688 during the Glorious Revolution
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 ...
Tariq ibn ZiyadIn 711,, under the orders of the Umayyad Caliph Al-Walid I, led a large army from ...
King Alfonso XIII of Spain... , he was released through the secret intervention of Mistinguett's admirer,, the only king of a neutral country who was related to both the British a ...
Sir Thomas Morgan... Park, a swampy meadow behind the Cardiff Arms Hotel. The hotel was built by, during the reign of Charles I. Cardiff Arms Park was named after this ho ...
Manuel Noriega... d success until 1991, when the United States invaded Panama to oust General. At the time Panama was one of the largest providers of offshore financia ...
Mikhail Kutuzov... ity of Field Marshal Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly and a veteran, Prince, was made the new Commander-in-Chief by Tsar Alexander I. Finally, the tw ...
Ezekial Hopkins... ands were a target for American naval forces under the command of Commodore. The capital of Nassau on the island of New Providence was occupied by US ...
Stepan Makarov... ched from a torpedo boat tender) in an actual battle was by Russian admiralon January 16, 1878, who used self-propelled Whitehead's torpedoes against ...
Pervez Musharraf... in the cities of Peshawar, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, and Quetta. Generalfaced already fierce opposition from his mostly Muslim population for his ...
Sir Thomas Seymour... d many years abroad on command of King Henry himself, Catherine's old love,returned to court. Catherine, who still harbored feelings for Seymour, was ...
Moshe Dayan... he Israelis managed to occupy one-third of Missouri Ridge. Defense Ministercountermanded orders from Sharon's superiors to continue the attack. Howev ...
David Niven... a Musical or Comedy for Il diavolo (1963). Sordi acted alongside Britain’sin the World War II comedy The Best of Enemies and in 1965 he was in anoth ...
Thucydides... ed by the historian Xenophon, who evidently saw his work as continuation of's History of the Peloponnesian War. Xenophon, who idolized Sparta and its ...
Duke of Somerset... ne began having altercations with the Lord Protector, the King's uncle, theand a rivalry developed between Catherine and his wife, her former lady-in ...
He Yingqin... the Kuomintang armies for the rescue of Chiang. Historians used to say thatstrongly supported solving this incident by force, for which He contacted ...
Richard BurtonTheir next Broadway production was Camelot. The production starred, Julie Andrews and Robert Goulet.The trio appeared on The Ed Sullivan Sho ...
Margaret CourtAlbury is the birthplace of women's tennis grand slam winner, 2003, 2007 and 2010 WNBA MVP winner Lauren Jackson, NRL Player Adrian Pu ...
Alexander Spotswood... counties. The county was named in Latin for Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
Ariel Sharon... uld visit Schneerson and corresponded extensively with him. Menachem Begin,, Yitzhak Rabin, Moshe Katzav, and later, Benjamin Netanyahu - who was pre ...
Lew Wallace... ng liberties" with the young boys in their boarding house. She hired lawyer, the author of , and filed a suit demanding that Marshall pay her $20,000 ...
Vladimir Putin... Mahendr Dosieah, who presented his Letters of Credence to Russian Presidenton 25 July 2006
Foster Furcolo... ther overruled them. Thus, the President-elect asked Massachusetts Governorto name Kennedy family friend Ben Smith as interim Senator for John's unex ...
Pliny the ElderAccording to(The Natural History, Book XIX, Chapter 23), the Ancient Greeks grew cucum ...
Stoneman's... nsive line to protect Richmond. The Danville supply train ran until GeneralUnion cavalry troops tore up the tracks. This event was immortalised in th ...
Julian Huxley... etics, cytology, systematics, botany, morphology, ecology and paleontology.invented the term, when he produced his book, (1942). Other major figures ...
Enver Hoxha... Republic, Oskar Fischer. In 1985, Tirana served as the ceremonial venue of's funeral. A few years later, Mother Teresa became the first religious fi ...
Romuald Traugutt... ted to the Kingdom and lasted from January 1863 to the spring of 1864, when, the dedicated last supreme commander of the insurgence, was captured by ...
Stonewall Jackson... cellorsville, the Wilderness, Fredericksburg, and Spotsylvania Court House.was shot and mortally wounded in Spotsylvania County during the Chancellor ...
the Duke of Edinburgh... were made for Queen Elizabeth II by the Regency Act 1953, which stated that(the Queen's husband) could act as regent in these circumstances
Robert Altman... aracters), in depicting the chaotic Douglas household, a full decade beforewas credited with innovating such aural realism in feature films such as M ...
George WashingtonWhen the American Revolutionary War began,was selected to head the colonial army. During the war, the capital was mo ...
Joe Cocker... sted only during the South American support tour (supporting The B-52's and) on only five dates
Edward VII... s. The bridge was opened on 4 March 1890 by the Prince of Wales, later King, who drove home the last rivet, which was gold plated and suitably inscri ...
Queen Anne... eached the shore, leading to rumours that she had called them home herself.died on 1 August 1714 at Kensington Palace; the Protestant Whig Privy Coun ...
Julius Caesar... n Emperor Augustus referred to his relation to the deified adoptive father,as "son of a god" via the term divi filius which was later also used by Do ...
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 ...
Gordon Scholes... ly suffered a series of defeats in the House, which instructed the Speaker,, to advise Kerr to reinstate Whitlam
Alejandro O'Reilly... in the vicinity. More cattlemen would follow after 1770, when Spanish Gov.(English: Alexander O'Reilly) decreed that "a grant of 42 arpents in front ...
Xenophon... iod of Greek history from 411–362 BC is primarily attested by the historian, who evidently saw his work as continuation of Thucydides's History of th ...
Russell WillsonIn April 1941 superintendent Rear Admiralrefused to allow the school's lacrosse team to play a visiting team from H ...
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 ...
Anthea Bell... translation of the books into English has been done by Derek Hockridge and
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 ...
Marquis de Lafayette... he could save France alone, he refused to act with the Comte de Mirabeau or. He caused the king's acceptance of the suspensive veto, by which he sacr ...
Mustafa Kemal AtatürkOn 3 March 1924, the Turkish Grand National Assembly, on the initiative of, dissolved the institution of the Caliphate, transferring its powers to t ...
Hunt Downer... blican businessman Gordon Dove of Houma. Dove's seat was previously held by, a former Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives
Alejandro O'ReillyDon, Spanish governor of Louisiana, issued a land ordinance to allow settlers ...
William Wyler... el (1938), and during production Davis entered a relationship with director. She later described him as the "love of my life", and said that making t ...
Mary Whitehouse... ere criticized for their violent content by the press, commentators such asand various religious organizations
Jimmy Carter... ril 2008 meeting between Hamas leader Khaled Meshal and former US President, an understanding was reached in which Hamas agreed it would respect the ...
Anakin SkywalkerOn May 12, 2000, Christensen announced that he would be starring asin the next two prequels (2002) and (2005). Director George Lucas had turn ...
Sam Neill... 80s. Gillian Armstrong's My Brilliant Career (1979) featured Judy Davis andin early lead roles. 1982's We of the Never Never followed up on the theme ...
Harold Macmillan... ared in late 1961 to represent the recent victory of British prime minister's Conservative Party in parliamentary elections. The American actress, wh ...
Omar al-BashirIn December 1999, a power struggle climaxed between presidentand NIF founder, Islamist ideologue, and then speaker of parliament Hassan ...
Agesilaus II... s of Epaminondas's life can be found in Plutarch's "Lives" of Pelopidas and, who were contemporaries. There is also a surviving (and possibly abridge ...
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 ...
Anthony Hopkins... lude Ralph Richardson (1937), John Gielgud (1961), Laurence Olivier (1964),(1981) and Orson Welles. Ground-breaking black American actor Paul Robeson ...
Gian Giacomo Trivulzio... , in the course of the Italian Wars. Louis XII invaded Italy in 1499: afterhad ousted its duke Ludovico Sforza, Cesare accompanied the king in his en ...
Earl of Marlborough... ed to restore the collection from a dilapidated condition. He persuaded theto ask for additional rooms in the palace for the books. This was granted, ...
Carol Ann Duffy... ntly announced first female, first Scot and first openly bisexual laureate,. His series on Victorian social reformers, Ian Hislop's Age of the Do-Goo ...
George Washington... ted by straw. Many farmers and plantation owners, including U.S. Presidentsand Thomas Jefferson, cut and stored ice in the winter for use in the summ ...
Elizabeth IIOn August 4, 2005, the government announced that Martin had advised Queento appoint Michaëlle Jean as governor general. The reception to the appoin ...
Tōgō HeihachirōDuring the Russo-Japanese War, Katō served as chief of staff to Admiralon the battleship , assisting in Japan's victory at the Battle of Tsushima ...
Benjamin Harrison... s in search of a defence lawyer and employed future United States President, then a prominent lawyer in the area. Harrison had the suit dropped by sh ...
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band#(1967
Dwight Eisenhower... the well-being of the town despite the refusal of the townspeople to help.loved the film and frequently screened it in the White House, as did many ...
Benjamin Lincoln... reation of a privately funded militia army. Former Continental Army Generalsolicited funds, and had by the end of January raised more than £6,000 fro ...
Richard Nixon... hoose his successor, Eisenhower endorsed his own Vice-President, Republicanagainst Democrat John F. Kennedy. He told friends, "I will do almost anyth ...
Elias Dayton... 8, British soldiers near the Crosswicks Creek shot the horse out from under, a captain with the New Jersey militia. A cannon ball from the period rem ...
John GlennWhen the film came out, former (and future) astronaut and Senator(Ohio) was running for the Democratic nomination for President of the Unit ...
Prince Albert... oria", which also featured the tenor Ian Partridge singing songs written by
George McClellan... rain robberies during the 1850s, first bringing Pinkerton into contact withand Abraham Lincoln
Oliver CromwellSir Owen's descendants include Charles I of England and; King Juan Carlos of Spain and Elizabeth II, the current Queen regnant of ...
Richard Burton... ap were William Charles Macready and Samuel Phelps at Drury Lane (1837) andand John Neville at the Old Vic Theatre (1955). When Edwin Booth's tour of ...
Julius Caesar... II of Macedon (336 BC), the father of Alexander the Great, and Roman consul(44 BC) are famous victims. Emperors of Rome often met their end in this w ...
Thomas Picton... the left failed to storm La Haye Sainte, which was most well defended, and's division met the remainder of D'Erlon's corps face to face, engaging th ...
Leslie Phillips... Blofeld and Fred Trueman as themselves, June Whitfield as the Raffle Woman,as Hactar, Saeed Jaffrey as the Man on the Pole, Sir Patrick Moore as hims ...
Joe Cocker... ieved the number one position on the British singles charts three times: byin 1968, Wet Wet Wet in 1988 and by Sam & Mark in 2004
Michael J. Fox... n taken must choose a new name. Notable examples include Michael Keaton and, whose birth names "Michael Douglas" and "Michael Fox", respectively, wer ...
Robert Graves... ephone, for whom Leuce seems to be a doublet, as a goddess of regeneration.used the myth of Leuce in developing his poetic theories of mythology. Gra ...
Lusius Quietus... his Eastern armies over to the high ranking legate and governor of Judaea,, who in early 116 had been in charge of the Roman division who had recove ...
John Thaw... vision adaptation of the same name, in which the character was portrayed by. Morse is a senior CID (Criminal Investigation Department) officer with t ...
Frederick Maurice... battle. In compiling his biography of General Rawlinson, Major-General Sirwas supplied by the Reichsarchiv with a figure of 164,055 for the German k ...
Pete Wilson... California Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports under Governor. Yet, political analysts have identified Schwarzenegger as a liberal, as ...
Clark Gable... e her flapper girl persona of the silent era. In 1931, she starred oppositein Possessed. They began an affair during the production, resulting in an ...
Keith Park... ied resistance in France collapsed, he worked closely with Air Vice-Marshal, the commander of 11 Fighter Group, in organising cover for the evacuatio ...
Jacques Parizeau... uebec for sovereignty, according to the Three Periods strategy of PQ leader. In this election, the Bloc Québécois won 54 out of 75 ridings in Quebec, ...
Grace Hopper... e Mark I were computing pioneers Richard Milton Bloch, Robert Campbell, and
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 ...
Sterling Price... ine in the Battle of Dry Wood Creek. The battle was a pro-South victory forand his Missouri State Guard. Price did not hold the fort and instead cont ...
Robert Cummings... lates the evidence to pin the death on his wife. Her lover, Mark Halliday (), and Police Inspector Hubbard (John Williams), work urgently to save her ...
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 ...
Robert Bourassa... me Minister Pierre Trudeau, having been requested by the Premier of Quebec,, and the Mayor of Montreal, Jean Drapeau
Alexander KorzhakovAccording to Yuri Felshtinsky and Vladimir Pribylovsky, top KGB officersand Alexander Komelkov may have plotted Listyev's murder at the hands of S ...
Elton John... According to author Darden Asbury Pyron, "Liberace was the first gay personhad ever seen on television; he became his hero.
Bram Stoker... a major influence on later vampire fiction, particularly Dracula (1897) by. Many of today's standard vampire tropes originated in Varney: Varney has ...
Neil Young... d a stellar list of guests, including other Canadian acts Joni Mitchell and. Two of the guests were fundamental to The Band's existence and growth: R ...
James Loughran... ls Symphony Orchestra in 1972, when Symphonies Nos. 10 and 21, conducted byand Eric Pinkett respectively, were recorded at the De Montfort Hall, Leic ...
Hugo Black... 9 deaths of Supreme Court justices Frank Murphy and Wiley Rutledge, leavingand William O. Douglas as the only remaining civil libertarians on the Cou ...
Jonathan Pryce... 983 horror film Something Wicked This Way Comes, starring Jason Robards and, is based on the Bradbury novel of the same name
Ralph Vaughan Williams... e English song-cycle in his version of Tennyson's Maud a little previously.produced his most famous settings of six songs, the cycle On Wenlock Edge, ...
Karl Mack von Leiberich... trians began the war by invading Bavaria with an army of about 70,000 under, and the French army marched out from Boulogne in late July 1805 to confr ...
Vladimir Putin... ontrast, publicly welcomed Lukashenko's re-election. Then Russian Presidentphoned Lukashenko and offered a message of congratulations and cooperation ...
Tom Watson... 4 (i.e. 1.2 MIPS), causing considerable embarrassment for IBM. In May 1961,announced a price cut of all 7030s under negotiation to $7.78 million and ...
Pliny... (rather than topazios) wasn't really known about before the classical era.says that Topazos is a legendary island in the Red Sea and the mineral "to ...
June Whitfield... an, BBC Radio cricket legends Henry Blofeld and Fred Trueman as themselves,as the Raffle Woman, Leslie Phillips as Hactar, Saeed Jaffrey as the Man o ...
William Brantley Aycock... North Carolina. The law was immediately criticized by university Chancellorand university President William Friday, but was not reviewed by the North ...
Winston Churchill... Cyril Newall, then Chief of the Air Staff, resisted repeated requests fromto weaken the home defence by sending precious squadrons to France. When t ...
Themistocles... eavily outnumbered, the Greek Allies were persuaded by the Athenian generalto bring the Persian fleet to battle again, in the hope that a victory wou ...
George S. Patton... Divisions belonging to the XX Corps of the 3rd US Army commanded by General
Henry Williamson... three of his Great War contemporaries: Edmund Blunden, Edgell Rickword and
Roussel de Bailleul... e. They included intrigues for the throne, the horrific fate of Romanos andattempting to carve himself an independent kingdom in Galatia with his Fra ...
Shania Twain... the contestants on the final show was then emerging country music superstar
George Washington... of the numerous trees and undergrowth. During the American Revolution, Gen.and many of his troops camped at Malin Hall here. They were preparing for ...
Dirk Bogarde... en by David Mercer, and a distinguished cast that included John Gielgud and. The story shows an ageing, maybe dying, novelist grappling with alternat ...
Frank Murphy... pport of cold war legislation was the 1949 deaths of Supreme Court justicesand Wiley Rutledge, leaving Hugo Black and William O. Douglas as the only ...
E. Martin Browne... shop of Chichester, had been instrumental in connecting Eliot with producerfor the production of The Rock, and later asked Eliot to write another pla ...
President SoehartoHis state visit to Indonesia as invited byto discuss Indo-Japanese trade relations was protested by a number of loca ...
Joe Cocker's version was a radical re-arrangement of the original, in a slower, 6/8 ...
Cilla Black... am Faith. In 1962 Martin signed rising new Liverpool band The Beatles. With, Billy J. Kramer, the Fourmost, and contemporary Mancunian band The Holli ...
Olivia Newton-John... uran, Pat Benatar, Mary J. Blige, Bea Arthur, Dionne Warwick, Cyndi Lauper,, Beenie Man, Pete Burns, Bow Wow Wow, and the Backstreet Boys were notabl ...
Joanna Lumley... ole of Steed, with two new partners, Mike Gambit (Gareth Hunt) and Purdey (). It aired on ITV in the UK in 1976-1977, CTV in Canada, CBS in the Unite ...
Edgell Rickword... omment on Sassoon by three of his Great War contemporaries: Edmund Blunden,and Henry Williamson
García Álvarez de Toledo, 4th Marquis of VillafrancaIn 1564, after a failed attempt in 1563, the Spaniards under command oftook the place from a garrison of 150 Ottoman soldiers, that were all kill ...
Suchet... ptain, and in 1809 - 1810 found opportunities for winning distinction underin the eastern theatre of the Peninsular War, in which he rose to the rank ...
Alan Shepard... rthplace of Louise Brewer Shepard, the wife of the first American in space,. The population was 7,565 at the 2010 census
Joseph Stalin... in the American Southeast. In 1941, after Germany invaded the Soviet Union,ordered the CPUSA to abandon civil rights work and focus supporting U.S. e ...
Donald K. Ross, World War II Medal of Honor recipient was born in Beverly
Patrick Caulfield... rd Deacon is awarded. Other nominees included graphic-style painter/printer, Helen Chadwick, Richard Long, Declan McGonagle and Thérèsa Oulton. The p ...
Colin Dexter... nal character in the eponymous series of detective novels by British author, as well as the 33-episode 1987–2000 television adaptation of the same na ...
Terry Wogan... rision of the song, including the usual sardonic words from BBC commentator("a nicely understated performance there")
Fred Trueman... s the Smelly Photocopier Woman, BBC Radio cricket legends Henry Blofeld andas themselves, June Whitfield as the Raffle Woman, Leslie Phillips as Hact ...
Pat Robertson... ly Graham (whom he considered a personal hero), as well as Charles Stanley,, and Jerry Falwell, whose Liberty University dedicated its Jesse Helms Sc ...
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 ...
Moshe Gidron... isoner. Two Israeli soldiers were also killed, including the son of General. Meanwhile, Magen's division moved west and then south, covering Adan's f ...
Hugo Black... Tom C. Clark, with concurring opinions by Justice Arthur Goldberg, Justice, and Justice William O. Douglas
Prince William of Orange... spread. In 1688, a group of politicians known as the Immortal Seven invited, husband of James's Protestant daughter Mary, to invade England and remov ...
Queen Anne... ttlefield victories, Marlborough received no personal letter of thanks from. Richard Blackmore's Instructions to Vander Beck was virtually alone amon ...
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 ...
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 ...
Balcha Safo... cant, and its administration was left to Menelik's loyal general, Dejazmach. Balcha Safo's administration of Harar was ineffective, and so during the ...
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 ...
Ty Cobb... major career milestone. He broke Babe Ruth's record of 2,062 career walks,'s record of 2,246 career runs, and Zack Wheat's record of 2,328 career ga ...
James IIThe early reign ofwas relatively successful; it was not expected that a Catholic king could ...
James Edmonds... while the Germans had suffered irreplaceable losses. British historian Sirstated, "It is not too much to claim that the foundations of the final vic ...
John Paul Jones... minal prison, and the debtors' prison. One of its most famous prisoners was, hero of the American navy, who was born in nearby Kirkbean
Jefferson Davis... s v. White ruled Texas' declaration of secession was legally null and void., former President of the Confederacy, and Alexander Stephens, its former ...
Pat Robertson... ral Roberts, Jimmy Swaggart, Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, Jerry Fallwell, and. Most developed their own media networks, news exposure, and political in ...
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 ...
Sargent Shriver... nod, again without success. McGovern instead chose Kennedy's brother-in-law
Bruce Welch... or David Scott Cowper, Neil Tennant, Alan Hull, Mark Knopfler, Hank Marvin,, Cheryl Cole, entertainers Ant and Dec, and international footballers Pet ...
Zheng He... prominent in the trading ports of the Song Dynasty. Later, Muslims such as, Lan Yu and Yeheidie'erding became influential in government circles, and ...
F. G. Donnan... College, London, under Professors Sir William Ramsay, W. C. McC. Lewis, and, taking his B.Sc. degree in 1913. He was particularly interested in worki ...
Robert PlantBuddy Miller toured as part of the band onand Alison Krauss's Raising Sand tour of the USA and Europe, and with Emmy ...
Michael Caine... Stars Look Down in 1939, In the 1960s classic films such as Alfie starring, The Italian Job in 1969 with Noël Coward, Roman Polanski's first English ...
Ronald Reagan... further foreign relations with the United States, during a 1988 summit with
John Kerry... ail message that reporters should not "artificially hold George W. Bush and'equally' accountable" to the public interest, and that complaints from Bu ...
Sun Yat-sen#biography film Road to Dawn (China, 2007) featuring Winston Chao and Angel ...
Queen Elizabeth II... annel 4 series Mapp & Lucia based on the novels by E. F. Benson. She playedin Alan Bennett's A Question of Attribution. In 1973, Scales teamed with R ...
John Winslow... to the summit. The state park and the Winslow Trail are named after Captain, the commander of the USS Kearsarge, which in June 1864 sank the CSS Alab ...
Nicolas Roeg... music had been used for films previously (most notably, parts of Hymnen in's Walkabout in 1971), this was the first time he had been asked to provid ...
Eric Clapton... ed with before) included Muddy Waters, Dr. John, Van Morrison, Ringo Starr,, Ronnie Wood, Paul Butterfield, and Neil Diamond
Jimmy Page... roduction (featuring drums by Procol Harum's B.J. Wilson, guitar lines from, and organ by Tommy Eyre). Cocker performed the song at Woodstock in 1969 ...
William Tecumseh Sherman... g as the men marched southward headed indirectly to Vicksburg. When General's XV Corps joined Grant's forces, however, the soldiers became lawless. O ...
James Anderton... ester Police which was at that time run by devout Christian Chief Constable, police raids on video hire shops increased. However the choice of titles ...
Arthur Conan Doyle... er, and also in the "Song of the Bow", a poem from The White Company by Sir
Anish Kapoorreceived the prize for an untitled piece in sandstone and pigment. Other n ...
Alexander the Great... depicted barefoot, and the hoplite warriors fought battles in bare feet andconquered half of the ancient world with barefoot armies
Rodolfo GrazianiThe Italian General's 11th Italian army continued to advance, supported on the right by the 9 ...
Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher... their allied Dutch-Belgians, all stationed alongside the Prussian forces of
Henry Jackson... assachusetts, where the rebellion had a polarizing effect. Richards records's observation that opposition to ratification in Massachusetts was motiva ...
Frederick Marryat#The Phantom Ship by(1792–1848)
Józef Piłsudski... nrest, political maneuvering, strikes and rebellion, with Roman Dmowski andactive as leaders of the nationalist and socialist factions respectively. ...
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 ...
Dirk Bogarde... Burt Lancaster. Her final film was I Could Go On Singing (1963), costarring
Michael H. Miller... o the Chief of Naval Operations. The current Superintendent is Vice Admiral
Andrew Jackson... resentatives, Henry Clay backed John Quincy Adams to deny the presidency to, a longtime political rival
Wang Mang... held the title of regent. Following the death of Ai, Wang Zhengjun's nephew(45 BCE–23 CE) was appointed regent for Emperor Ping (r. 1 BCE – 6 CE). Wh ...
Chiang Kai-shekThe son of Presidentand his first wife Mao Fumei, Chiang Ching-kuo was born in Fenghua, Zhejia ...
Duke of Wellington... n. Sparrows became a nuisance; Queen Victoria mentioned this problem to the, who offered the famous solution, "Sparrowhawks, Ma'am"
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Grace Hopper... s in high demand during the war and the funds ($50,000 or more according to) could have been used to build additional computer equipment
Charlotte Rampling... rld. The film, which also stars Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland andpremiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. Dunst won the Best Actress Awa ...
Van Morrison... (and in most cases had worked with before) included Muddy Waters, Dr. John,, Ringo Starr, Eric Clapton, Ronnie Wood, Paul Butterfield, and Neil Diamo ...
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George V... wfoundland Regiment was given the name "The Royal Newfoundland Regiment" byon 28 November 1917. Because of the slaughter, the first day of the Battle ...
Peter Ustinov... ins of New South Wales with foreign leads Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, andbut a supporting cast including Australians Chips Rafferty, John Meillon a ...
John Eager HowardTo honor, an officer in the American Revolutionary War and later the fifth Governo ...
Edmund Blunden... also included comment on Sassoon by three of his Great War contemporaries:, Edgell Rickword and Henry Williamson
Bernard Landry... uchard retired from politics in 2001, and was replaced as Quebec premier by. He stated that his relative failure to revive the sovereignist flame was ...
Wilfred Owen... ner. The inscription on the stone was written by friend and fellow War poet. It reads: "My subject is War, and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the ...
George Butterworth... ondon String Quartet and Frederick B. Kiddle in 1917. Between 1909 and 1911produced settings in two collections or cycles, as Six Songs from A Shrops ...
Nikolaus Pevsner... safety reasons. Hillsborough is the only football ground to be mentioned in's Buildings of England due to this stand. At the time of opening the stan ...
Reinhard HeydrichThe relevant text is a handwritten cover letter, byto Martin Luther of the Foreign Office, dated February 26, 1942, forwardin ...
Diana KrallCostello became engaged to singerin May 2003, and married her at the home of Elton John on 6 December that ...
Sun Yat-sen... ones. In addition to emperors, successful courtiers and politicians such asalso occasionally received posthumous titles
William J. BrattonIn 1990,became head of the New York City Transit Police. Bratton described George ...
Jimmy Carter... ft of an address to the nation that was to have been delivered by Presidenton July 5, 1979
Clark CliffordTheReport consists of a review of "all available information on the subject" ...
Albert I... m, such as hosting foreign dignitaries. Among these was the King of Belgium, the first European monarch to visit the United States. Edward, Prince of ...
Baybars... l history of Ashkelon was brought to an end in 1270, when the Mamluk sultanordered the citadel and harbour at the site to be destroyed. As a result o ...
Jacques ChiracOn 12 July 2006, Presidentheld an official state ceremony marking the centenary of Dreyfus's officia ...
Elton John... e engaged to singer Diana Krall in May 2003, and married her at the home ofon 6 December that year. Krall gave birth to twin sons, Dexter Henry Lorca ...
Duke of Marlborough... sive lines and the Marshal's orders from Versailles not to risk battle, theconcentrated instead on taking the fortresses of Tournai and Ypres. Tourna ...
Desmond Tutu... statues of South Africa's four Nobel Peace Prize winners – Albert Luthuli,, F. W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela. Since 1994, the city has struggled wi ...
Bronislav Kaminski... e SS RONA (1st Russian) were dropped after the execution of their commander; instead the Waffen Grenadier Brigade of SS (Italian no. 1) became the 29 ...
Hugh Laurie... ed as being a very capable pianist and singer, making use of actor/musician's musical talents. He often plays and sings show tunes and popular songs ...
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.On June 3, 1929, Crawford marriedat Saint Malachy's Roman Catholic Church in New York City, although neithe ...
Brian Cox... tland. The current Rector of the University of Dundee is the Scottish actor, CBE. The current Rector of the University of Glasgow is Charles Kennedy ...
Richard Nixon... in his undescribed cause. (Some of SEN's dialogue is taken from speeches by.
Joseph McCarthy... m as a "front" for communism. Critics included the American Legion, senator, the HUAC, and the FBI. Several ACLU leaders were sympathetic to the FBI, ...
Philip Sheridan... light tank developed by the United States and named after Civil War General. It was designed to be landed by parachute and to swim across rivers. It ...
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Henry Lee... been calling for constitutional reform for many years, wrote in a letter to, "You talk, my good sir, of employing influence to appease the present tu ...
Huo Guang... d court politics in Emperor Wu's reign and during the subsequent regency of(d. 68 BCE). The Modernists argued for an aggressive and expansionary fore ...
George VancouverIn 1792gave the name "Puget's Sound" to the waters south of the Tacoma Narrows, i ...
Joseph StalinStarting in the 1930s, Adolf Hitler andmurdered many Esperanto speakers because of their anti-nationalistic tende ...
Deborah Kerr... wners was shot in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales with foreign leads, Robert Mitchum, and Peter Ustinov but a supporting cast including Austra ...
Harold Pinter... ngo, in which Gielgud played William Shakespeare), David Storey (Home), and(No Man's Land), the latter two in partnership with his old friend Ralph R ...
William Erskine... nd four Portuguese (Arentschildt (2), Da Cunha, Rozierres) 6-gun batteries.(5th Division), Alexander Campbell (6th Division) and 300 Portuguese caval ...
Saeed Jaffrey... themselves, June Whitfield as the Raffle Woman, Leslie Phillips as Hactar,as the Man on the Pole, Sir Patrick Moore as himself, and Christian Slater ...
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Alp Arslan... aud, took possession of Merv and Herat. Toghrul was succeeded by his nephew(the Great Lion), who was buried at Merv. It was about this time that Merv ...
Suharto... se as guerrillas. In September 1974, Whitlam met with Indonesian President,, in Indonesia and indicated that he would support Indonesia if it annexed ...
Christopher Cradock... Monmouth class cruisers) which had previously been sent to Rear-Admiral Sir's North America and West Indies command to help protect British interests ...
Aëtius... agistri militum who dominated the state, such as Stilicho, Constantius III,, Boniface, and Ricimer. Zeno granted it to Odoacer to legitimize the late ...
Lord Gambier... mudians had preceded him into senior ranks, including Bahamian-born Admiral, and Bermudian-born Royal Marines Brigadier Harvey, who, when promoted to ...
Spock... kerous McCoy frequently argues with Kirk's other confidant, science officer, and occasionally is bigoted toward Spock's Vulcan heritage. McCoy often ...
Elton John... 986. This style was also used for the Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert, withsinging the opening ballad and then after the taped operatic section, Axl ...
Gillian Ayres... rather than an exhibition of work in 1989. Other nominees included painter, figurative painter Lucian Freud, Italian-born sculptor Giuseppe Penone, ...
Eric Clapton... , in the Surrey home of Ze and Dave Markee, who had been the bass player in's band, Norman received prayer for his long-term health problems from Pas ...
Gray DavisOn October 7, 2003, the recall election resulted in Governorbeing removed from office with 55.4% of the Yes vote in favor of a recall. ...
Leonard CohenOn 26 February 2012, Costello paid tribute to music legends Chuck Berry andwho were the recipients of the first annual PEN Awards for songwriting exc ...
Creighton AbramsIt entered U.S. Army service in 1967. Under the urging of General, the US Commander of Military Forces in Vietnam at the time, the M551 was ...
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Queen Elizabeth II... e Sybil in the British comedy Fawlty Towers and her award-nominated role asin the British film A Question of Attribution
Francisco FrancoDuring the dictatorships of Primo de Rivera and especially of(1939–1975), all regional cultures were suppressed. All of the languages s ...
James Edmonds... s, and who put German losses at 530,000. The British official historian Sirhad unofficially advised Churchill but queried his figures, claiming that ...
James T. Kirk... Coy was posted as chief medical officer of the USS Enterprise under Captainwho calls him "Bones". McCoy and Kirk are good friends, even "brotherly". ...
Stalin... ing, Saint Basil's Cathedral, as well. The legend is that Lazar Kaganovich,'s associate and director of the Moscow reconstruction plan, prepared a sp ...
Glyn Charles Anglim Gilbert... ians served in the British armed forces. Among the latter was Major-General, Bermuda's highest ranking soldier. After the war, he was instrumental in ...
Peter Puget... name "Puget's Sound" to the waters south of the Tacoma Narrows, in honor of, a lieutenant accompanying him on the Vancouver Expedition. The name late ...
Captain James Cook... er (Quakers have a tradition of "virtue names") and his father was a fan of. Morse's father was, by trade, a taxi driver and Morse likes to explain t ...
Alexander Hamilton... he 2010 census, the city population was 268. The city was named in honor of, first Secretary of the Treasury
Edward Bingham... the Admiralty in recognition of the valorious conduct of Commander The Hon.whilst on board HMS Nestor while fighting in the Battle of Jutland in July ...
Rachel Whitereadwas the winner for House, a concrete cast of a house on the corner of Grov ...
AegidiusFrom 457 to 486, underand his son Syagrius, Noviodunum was the capital of the "Kingdom of Soisso ...
Nicholas II of Russia... d Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, the daughter of the murdered Tsar. However, the ultimate test for her is to convince the Dowager Empress, M ...
Lando Calrissian... ies, although he is attributed as the A-wing pilot that acts as a decoy forduring the attack run on the second Death Star. Celchu, however, plays a m ...
Alexander I of Russia... Austro-Russian army under the command of Mikhail Kutuzov, with the Emperorpersonally present. On 2 December, Napoleon crushed the joint Austro-Russi ...
Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria... ience and effectiveness of the German army. The German Army Group Commanderstated: "What remained of the old first-class peace-trained German infantr ...
John Taylor of Caroline... rion counties in Virginia. Most historians think the county was named after, while a minority believe it was named after Zachary Taylor
Martin NiemöllerLutheran pastor and theologian, founder of the Confessing Church resistance movement against the Nazis, ...
Meriwether Lewis... ritory of the Blackfeet until the United States claimed the region in 1803.was the first white person to visit the site, which he did on June 13, 180 ...
Cliff Richard... 58 Britain produced its first "authentic" rock and roll song and star, whenreached number 2 in the charts with "Move It". At the same time, TV shows ...
Daniel Patrick MoynihanIntroduced by Senator, Section 1706 added a subsection(d) to Section 530 of the Revenue Act of ...
Chiang Kai-shek... 13, 1988), Kuomintang (KMT) politician and leader, was the son of Presidentand held numerous posts in the government of the Republic of China (ROC). ...
SyagriusFrom 457 to 486, under Aegidius and his son, Noviodunum was the capital of the "Kingdom of Soissons", until it fell t ...
Ulysses S. Grant... ewellton is the Winter Quarters Plantation restoration, where Union Generaland his men spent the winter of 1862-1863, prior to launching the assault ...
King Edward VII... ormed National Battlefields Commission, a group that, following the lead of, began to collect historical data relating to the plains and the battles ...
Baden-Powell... form is a specific characteristic of the Scouting movement, in the words ofat the 1937 World Jamboree, "it covers the differences of country and race ...
Jefferson Davis... , North Carolina Governor David Lowry Swain persuaded Confederate Presidentto exempt some students from the draft, so the university was one of the f ...
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 ...
Charlotte Rampling... s born in 1975 (or 1976) and became a fashion model. He met his second wifeat a dinner party in St Tropez in 1976. Both were in failing marriages, bu ...
Jan Smuts... ns was repealed and all Indian political prisoners were released by General
Norman Mineta... the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, which had been sponsored by Representativeand Senator Alan K. Simpson – the two had met while Mineta was interned at ...
Dr. Seuss... om he grew up watching on I Love Lucy re-runs. He is a self-described "hugefan", devoting an entire room in his Jackson, Mississippi, estate to Seuss ...
Benito MussoliniBetween 1924 and 1945,'s Fascist government forced minorities living in Italy to assume the Ital ...
Alan Plater... as featured in three British comedy drama television series, all written by: The Beiderbecke Affair (1984), The Beiderbecke Tapes (1987), and The Bei ...
Francis Light... f the Malay Sultanate of Kedah, began when the island was leased to Captain, an English trader-adventurer working for the Madras-based firm, Jourdain ...
Ulysses S. Grant... corps at Knoxville contributed to Gen. Braxton Bragg's defeat by Maj. Gen.at Chattanooga. Troops under Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman marched to Burns ...
Napoleon Bonaparte...  II, the last Holy Roman Emperor. Through his mother, Pedro was a nephew ofand first cousin of Emperors Napoleon II of France, Franz Joseph I (Franci ...
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 ...
Jacques ChiracFrench Presidents from Georges Pompidou tohave enjoyed touring Paris in the two 4-door convertible Citroën SM présid ...
Pliny the Elder... ii. 42, 46. 166), Diodorus (i. 84), Strabo (xvii. p. 802), Mela (i. 9 § 9),(v. 10. s. 12), Ptolemy (iv. 5. § 51), and Stephanus of Byzantium (s. v.). ...
Tommy Steele... tish rock and rollers soon began to appear, including Wee Willie Harris and. During this period American Rock and Roll remained dominant, however, in ...
Saladin... army because of their anger for the massacre at Acre. It was believed thateven told the Crusaders to shield themselves in the Citadel until he had r ...
Napoleon's... me in June 1800, with the Kingdom of Naples's control of Rome threatened by. It contains depictions of torture, murder and suicide, yet also includes ...
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 ...
Pliny... yrus the Great (558–530 BC), or in the first year of Darius I. According to's evidence, Cyrus the Great (Cyrus II) had destroyed Kapisa in Capiscene ...
Alexander the Great, on his march from Pelusium to Memphis, halted at this city (Arrian, iii. ...
Alan K. Simpson... 1988, which had been sponsored by Representative Norman Mineta and Senator– the two had met while Mineta was interned at a camp in Wyoming – which p ...
Alcibiades... dialogues, some of them being vehement attacks on his contemporaries, as onin the second of his two works entitled Cyrus, on Gorgias in his Archelaus ...
Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqThe final say-so came down to, the Pakistani dictator, through whom the CIA had to pass all of its fund ...
Robert M. KimmittDeputy Secretary of the Treasuryserved as Acting Secretary of the Treasury from June 30, 2006, to July 9, ...
John McCain... Republican Party. In the 2008 Presidential Election, Barack Obama defeatedin the city by a margin of 20,357 votes, 65% to 32%. This was despite Obam ...
Fred HilmerAccording to The Guardian newspaper, former Fairfax chief executivewrote in his memoirs that "he struggled to cope with a left-leaning editor ...
Lachlan Macquarie... of North Ryde, and it was decided that the future university be named after, an important early governor of the colony of New South Wales
Jim Lovell... the 1970 Apollo 13 lunar mission, is an adaptation of the book by astronaut(the story's protagonist) and Jeffrey Kluger. Howard went to great lengths ...
Richard Montgomery... ryon County was changed to Montgomery County in order to honor the general,, who had captured several places in Canada and died attempting to capture ...
Steven W. Taylor... es, but deadlocked on the issue of sentencing him to death. Presiding Judgethen determined the sentence of 161 consecutive life terms without the pos ...
Arthur Koestler... f extrasensory perception. Paranormal writers and parapsychologists such as, Brian Inglis and John L. Randall have supported the work of Sheldrake
Pericles... in Glory and the Lightning (1974), Aspasia, mistress of the Athenian leader
Edward, Prince of Wales... of Belgium Albert I, the first European monarch to visit the United States., the future monarch of the United Kingdom, spent two days with Marshall a ...
Alan Shepard... onauts, including John Glenn (Ed Harris) of the United States Marine Corps,(Scott Glenn) of the United States Navy, Cooper, Grissom, and three others ...
Anthony Eden... o met with Eisenhower on September 25, 1956, then relayed to Prime Ministerthe false impression that Eisenhower promised to support an invasion. In 1 ...
Rachel Whiteread... r nominees included abstract painters Ian Davenport, Fiona Rae and sculptor
John Hancock... ts passed on this demand to their customers, although the popular governor,, did not impose hard currency demands on poorer borrowers and refused to ...
Kylie Minogue... on, Silverchair, Youth Group, You Am I and Powderfinger; the "pop princess", Pendulum, Pop Rock duo Savage Garden and alternative music stars the Joh ...
Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville... ionary plans to thwart the other's activities. The French Canadian explorerhad, in the aftermath of the last war, developed a "Project sur la Carolin ...
George Marshall... to prevent troopers in training from seeing it, for fear of morale. Generalcame to the film's defense, stating that because of the film's gritty real ...
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 ...
Seleucus I... empire, Chandragupta Maurya, confronted a Macedonian invasion force led byin 305 BC and following a brief conflict, an agreement was reached as Sele ...
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 ...
Joachim von RibbentropAlthoughhad been named Foreign Minister in February 1938, Göring continued to invo ...
James Earl Jones... on video in 1981 with Ron Moody as Iago. The 1982 Broadway staging starredas Othello and Christopher Plummer as Iago, who became the only actor to r ...
Michael G. Vickers... ing". Their increasingly successful Afghanistan strategy, formed largely by, was based on a broad mix of weapons, tactics, and logistics, not a 'silv ...
Strom Thurmond... wide margin. On August 2, 2006, the New York Times said, "In 1994, Senatorof South Carolina was said to have engaged in excessive touching of his th ...
Alexander the Great... " appears in the Eastern versions of the Alexander romance, which describesand his servant crossing the Land of Darkness to find the restorative spri ...
Ricimer... , as well as that of the army and its commanders (the generals Majorian and) and the Vandals of Gaiseric
AlexanderIt had takenonly six months to conquer Persia (Iran), but it took him nearly three yea ...
Ronald ReaganIn 1988, U.S. Presidentsigned the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, which had been sponsored by Repres ...
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
John Philip Sousa... typically have extremely important parts in many marches (such as those by), and in brass band music of the British tradition
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 ...
Sir Henry Bartle Frere... African kingdoms, tribal areas and Boer republics in South Africa. In 1874,was sent to South Africa as High Commissioner for the British Empire to br ...
Robert E. Lee... West Virginia, which chose to remain loyal to the Union. Virginian generaltook command of the Army of Northern Virginia in 1862, and led invasions i ...
William Tryon... County now includes 37 counties of New York State. The county was named for, colonial governor of New York
Winston Churchill... lew to Britain to discuss the weakness of Singapore's defences and sat with's British War Cabinet. En route he inspected Singapore's defences – findi ...
Mark Antony... ian Empire. This short independence was rapidly crushed by the Romans underand Octavian. The installation of Herod the Great (an Idumean) as king in ...
Sir Patrick Moore... fle Woman, Leslie Phillips as Hactar, Saeed Jaffrey as the Man on the Pole,as himself, and Christian Slater as Wonko the Sane. Finally, Adams himself ...
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 ...
Thucydides... ns, despite following in his footsteps, criticised Herodotus, starting with. Nevertheless, Thucydides chose to begin his history where Herodotus left ...
General Sumner... Confusion prevailed over landing priorities and the chain of command. Whenrefused to allow the Army's Gatling Gun Detachment - which had priority - ...
Abd er RahmanThe city was plundered by the troops ofin 732, after he had defeated Duke Eudes in the Battle of the River Garonn ...
Colin Chapman... owned by Caterham Cars who bought the rights to the car from Lotus founderin 1973. Replica kit cars enable enthusiasts to possess a vehicle of a typ ...
Robbie Robertson... tribute album, Thinking about Little Willie John... and a Few Nice Things., former lead guitarist for The Band, referenced John in a song on his 198 ...
Aleksei Antonov... erence on 4 February, the Deputy Chief of the Soviet General Staff, General, raised the issue of hampering the reinforcement of German troops from th ...
Harold Macmillan... diplomatic pressure to make them withdraw from Egypt. Controversy surrounds, who met with Eisenhower on September 25, 1956, then relayed to Prime Min ...
Robin Gibb... pose and Bert, Ernie, and Cookie Monster taking the place of the Bee Gees.(of the Bee Gees) sings on two tracks for this album "Sesame Street Fever" ...
André Masséna... Wellington checked an attempt by the French Army of Portugal under Marshalto relieve the besieged city of Almeida
David Wilkins... stening to global environmental concerns. Martin rejected the US Ambassador' rebuke and stated that he was standing up for Canada's interests over so ...
Mikhail Kutuzov... is supply lines, he faced a larger Austro-Russian army under the command of, with the Emperor Alexander I of Russia personally present. On 2 December ...
Peter Arnett... ar biased. This approach was used in the Killian documents affair and after's interview with the Iraqi press. This approach is presumed to have been ...
J. R. R. Tolkien... s created by J. R. R. Tolkien. Enya has performed several songs relating to's The Lord of the Rings, including 1991's "Lothlórien" (instrumental), an ...
Otto Kerner... Commission to study the problem of urban riots, headed by Illinois Governor
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 ...
Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly... fter a siege of two months, the armies of the Catholic League, commanded by, captured Heidelberg. He gave the famous Bibliotheca Palatina from the Ch ...
Buzz Hargrove... er the latter was called a separatist by Canadian Auto Workers union leader. In another tactic similar to the 2004 campaign, Hargrove urged all progr ...
Sir Peter Scott... erland and Mongolia) have joined the IWC. This shift was first initiated by, the then head of the World Wildlife Fund. Labelling the IWC a "butchers' ...
Joseph Stalin... of Berlin and Dresden. A British interpreter later claimed that Antonov andasked for the bombing of Dresden, but there is no mention of these request ...
Tom Harmon... y folk musicians, "one man bands" and singer/songwriters such as Bob Dylan,, Neil Young, Eddie Vedder, Bruce Springsteen and blues singers Jimmy Reed ...
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 ...
John Schlesinger... de his final Shakespearean appearance on stage in 1977 in the title role of's production of Julius Caesar at the Royal National Theatre. He also made ...
André Masséna... ated (another army under Archduke Charles manoeuvred inconclusively against's French army in Italy), Napoleon occupied Vienna. Far from his supply li ...
Ty Cobb... ive, Cicotte played baseball in Georgia in 1905, where he was a teammate of. Both players were purchased by the Tigers, and Cicotte made his big-leag ...
Pliny the Elder... ephus, Ant. Jud. xiii. 3, C. Apion. i. 26; Cicero, De Natura Deorum iii. 21;, v. 9. § 11; Tacitus, Ann. vi. 28; Pomponius Mela, iii. 8. The city also ...
George TurnbullTelford's young draughtsman and clerk 1830-1834in his diary states
J. R. R. TolkienThe Gladden Fields (Sindarin Loeg Ningloron) is a location in's Middle-earth. In his works, the Gladden Fields are located where the Gl ...
Adlai Stevenson III... eclassified documents show that in early 1976, at a meeting with US Senator, Arafat suggested a "few kilometers" of Israeli withdrawal from parts of ...
Angela Lansbury... er of the Seventeenth Doll (1959), starring Ernest Borgnine, John Mills and; and in 1960, The Sundowners was shot in the Snowy Mountains of New South ...
Zheng He... ared in the "The Nautical Charts of Zheng He" written on the expeditions of(Cheng Ho) in Ming Dynasty during the reign of the Yongle Emperor. In 15 c ...
Richard Briers... eer break came with the early 1960s sitcom Marriage Lines starring opposite. In addition to Fawlty Towers, she has had roles in BBC Radio 4 sitcoms, ...
Neil Young... ians, "one man bands" and singer/songwriters such as Bob Dylan, Tom Harmon,, Eddie Vedder, Bruce Springsteen and blues singers Jimmy Reed and John Ha ...
Neil Young... as well as covers of songs by Memphis Minnie, Sleepy John Estes, Bob Dylan,, and others
Quebec lieutenant... ador to France. In 1988, Bouchard returned to Canada to serve as Mulroney's, and was elected as a Progressive Conservative from a Saguenay-area ridin ...
Stephen DecaturLieutenantcommanding the USS Intrepid executed a night raid into Tripoli harbor on F ...
Alcibiades... rstand that he attracted the attention of the most admired men, Critias andwho were young, and Thucydides and Pericles who were already old. Agathon ...
Glenn FordIn Blackboard Jungle, a 1955 film starringand Sidney Poitier, Beiderbecke's music is briefly featured, but as a symb ...
Prince Eugene of Savoy... h considerable British and Prussian contingents, was led by Marlborough and, while the French and a contingent of Bavarians were commanded by Villars ...
Thucydides... tention of the most admired men, Critias and Alcibiades who were young, andand Pericles who were already old. Agathon too, the tragic poet, whom Come ...
Luke Skywalker... iefly appeared in . Biggs was in the Battle of Yavin scene, where he joinedand Luke's other wingman, Wedge Antilles, in their attack run on the first ...
Thomas Eagleton... e presidential running mate, but was turned down. When McGovern's choice ofstepped down soon after the convention, McGovern again tried to get Kenned ...
Walther Schwieger... ad previously served as torpedo officer on U-20 and had (on Kapitänleutnant's orders) launched the torpedo that sank Lusitania. During his brief comm ...
Rommel... d Men of War, the first single volume dual military biography of Patton and
XenophonThe Greek generalrecords in his Anabasis that the Armenians burned their crops and food sup ...
Gerald Ford... of the internment. The movement's first success was in 1976, when Presidentproclaimed that the internment was "wrong," and a "national mistake" which ...
Jacques Chirac... e was the only surviving ex-president since he left office until the end of's term on 16 May 2007, with the exception of a brief period between Franç ...
Antoine Brenier'sTwo nights after Masséna's withdrawal,1,400-man French garrison of Almeida slipped through the British lines dur ...
Fred HaiseAstronauts Lovell, Jack Swigert andare launched aboard Apollo 13 for America's third Moon landing mission. En ...
Elton John... , if you get rid of the horn section, we'll sign ya...' That's like tellin'to get rid of the piano." The show, however, was not without its difficult ...
Brian May... n Europe. Following one such performance at the Royal Albert Hall Jarre met, who proposed he create a concert in Tenerife for the International Year ...
Bradley Center... lwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association play home games at the. The Bucks won the NBA Championship in 1971
James Earl Jones... select sections of their membership drives. In 1993, the choir joined actorin a performance of the Star-Spangled Banner at the 1993 Major League Base ...
Alan Shepard... of the "Grads in Space" exhibit on 23 September 1998. The late Rear Admiral, class of 1945, had flown Freedom 7 into space on 5 May 1961. His histori ...
John C. Frémont... d Spanish by José Antonio Carrillo, approved by American Lieutenant-Coloneland Mexican Governor Andrés Pico on January 13, 1847 at Campo de Cahuenga ...
Queen Anne of Great Britain... fluential women in British history as a result of her close friendship with
King William IIIIn 1702,died, and Anne became Queen. Anne immediately offered John Churchill a duk ...
Wedge Antilles... le of Yavin scene, where he joined Luke Skywalker and Luke's other wingman,, in their attack run on the first Death Star. Biggs was killed when Darth ...
Ludwig BeckGeneralof Wiesbaden was one of the planners of the July 20, 1944 assassination at ...
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 ...
Milwaukee AdmiralsThe state also has minor league teams in hockey () and baseball (the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, based in Appleton and the B ...
Saladin... , citing Richard's alliance with King Guy. He too had been negotiating with, as a defence against any attempt by Richard to wrest Tyre from him for G ...
Frank Knox... e of J. Lister Hill, the senior Senator from Alabama. Secretary of the Navy, spoke at the launching ceremony: "As Alabama slides down the ways today, ...
Colin ChapmanIt was designed by Lotus founderand has been considered the embodiment of the Lotus philosophy of performa ...
Camillus... iance with Rome for over 300 years. It eventually fell to the Roman general's army in 396 BC. Veii continued to be occupied after its capture by the ...
Idi Amin... Emperor and Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia had an SM, while Ugandan dictatorhad seven of them. The Shah of Iran drove an SM. Actors Lorne Greene and L ...
Prince George, Prince of Wales... s that took place on them. Finally, on 24 July 1908, the King's eldest son,, dedicated the Quebec Battlefields Park at the Plains of Abraham, then pr ...
Tom Jones... In 1999, she recorded a cover of the song Never Tear Us Apart by INXS withwhich appeared on his album Reload
Elton John... g top Motown acts as well as various other artists including, in the 1970s,and & T.Rex and in the early 1980s "Yam Hologram". It is one of the very f ...
George McGovern... him in first place in the Democratic nomination race with 28 percent. Oncewas near clinching the Democratic nomination in June 1972, various anti-Mc ...
Patton... he published Men of War, the first single volume dual military biography ofand Rommel
Eric Claptonis a regular performer the Hall, having played host to his concerts almost ...
Ricimer... te a further embassy by Marcian, with the destruction of Capua. Avitus sentto defend Sicily, and the Romans defeated the Vandals twice, once in a lan ...
John Glenn... ng physical and mental tests select the Mercury Seven astronauts, including(Ed Harris) of the United States Marine Corps, Alan Shepard (Scott Glenn) ...
Jim LovellOn 20 July 1969, veteran astronaut(Tom Hanks) hosts a party for other astronauts and their families, who wat ...
William Quantrill... n during the Civil War, many of its men enlisted to defeat the Confederacy.passed through the Eudora area in 1863 on his way to Lawrence, Kansas to c ...
Cleaver Bunton... s caused by deaths or ill-health, and arranged for the legislature to elect, former mayor of Albury and an independent. By March 1975, many Liberal p ...
Enoch Powell... Dalyell refers to the "so-called West Lothian question, as it was dubbed by, not by me, in 1977", denying this
Sir Philip Game... on as Governor-General. In so doing, Kerr was aware of the precedent set by, the Governor of New South Wales, who had dismissed Jack Lang's governmen ...
Miguel López de Legazpi... gellan expedition, King Philip II of Spain sent Ruy López de Villalobos andin 1543 and 1565 and claimed the islands for Spain. The Visayas region and ...
Elias Cornelius Boudinot... 63 the tribal governments sent representatives to the Confederate Congress:representing the Cherokee and Samuel Benton Callahan representing the Semi ...
George Turnbullstates that Telford wrote and gave him a poem
Catherine Zeta-Jones... ion for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her role, but lost to co-star. Latifah is one of three hip-hop artists to receive an Academy Award nomi ...
General William Rufus Shafter... dock along the Santa Fe Railroad right-of-way. The community was named forwho commanded US Forces in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. Property ...
Michael Heseltine... irect steps to counter the influence of CND, Secretary of State for Defencesetting up Defence Secretariat 19 "to explain to the public the facts abou ...
Julius Caesar... ristobulus II, Simon's great-grandsons, became pawns in a proxy war betweenand Pompey the Great. The deaths of Pompey (48 BCE), Caesar (44 BCE), and ...
Bruce Welch... or a holiday in Albufeira, Algarve, and he borrowed an acoustic guitar from, in whose house they were staying, and completed the work on "Yesterday". ...
James Webb... of shame." Two prominent early supporters of the project, H. Ross Perot and, withdrew their support once they saw the design. Said Webb, “I never in ...
Alexander Hamilton... t Morris declined this office; thus the first Secretary of the Treasury was, who was appointed at Morris's suggestion. Morris had held a similar posi ...
Roger Daltrey... vent but have expanded over the years to a week or more of evenings events.of The Who has been intimately involved with the planning of the events
Hirohito... ntentions on issues of utmost importance to the Japanese, including whetherwas to be regarded as one of those who had "misled the people of Japan" or ...
Zachary Taylor... after John Taylor of Caroline, while a minority believe it was named after
Alexios StrategopoulosOn 25 July 1261, Michael VIII's generalcaptured Constantinople from its last Latin Emperor, Baldwin II. Michael V ...
Robert Bourassa... udeau's imposition of the War Measures Act requested by then Quebec Premier
Gene RoddenberryStar Trek creatorhad worked with Kelley on previous television pilots, and Kelley was Rodde ...
Braxton Bragg... de the city. Tying down Longstreet's corps at Knoxville contributed to Gen.'s defeat by Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Chattanooga. Troops under Maj. ...
George Martin... cquired in 1927 by the Columbia Graphophone Company which later became EMI.joined in 1950 as assistant label manager, taking over as manager in 1955. ...
Brian Mulroney... th the "Yes" side during the 1980 Quebec referendum on sovereignty. In 1984, Bouchard's close friend from his law school days at Université Laval, be ...
Ian Carmichael... irkcudbright. In 1975, the book was made into a film shot in the town, withplaying the lead role of
Matt Busby... South Pacific, Connery played in a football match against a local team that, manager of Manchester United, happened to be scouting. According to repo ...
Presley O'Bannon... ng with Derna. He managed to trek with a small detachment of Marines led byand his mercenary force over 500 miles. Supported at sea by Isaac Hull, Ca ...
Charles III of SpainIn the 18th century Kingcommissioned Anton Raphael Mengs to paint The Triumph of Trajan on the cei ...
John David Stokes Newell, Sr.... . Joseph, and Waterproof. Newellton was founded by the planter and attorney, who named it for his father Edward D. Newell, a North Carolina native. A ...
John McCain... is by earning 64% of all Marion County votes while 35% of the votes went to
John Mills... 1957; and Summer of the Seventeenth Doll (1959), starring Ernest Borgnine,and Angela Lansbury; and in 1960, The Sundowners was shot in the Snowy Mou ...
Lorne Greene... n dictator Idi Amin had seven of them. The Shah of Iran drove an SM. Actorsand Lee Majors, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the USSR Leoni ...
James A. Garfield... at is at Pomeroy, the county's only city. It was named after U.S. President
Dean Rusk... e are intelligence and military officials who dispute Israel's explanation., U.S. Secretary of State at the time of the incident, wrote: I was never ...
James II of England... 77, William married his cousin Mary Stuart, the daughter of the future king. In 1688, William embarked on a mission to depose his Catholic father-in- ...
Arthur Robert Hinks... ustus Young. From 1903 to 1905, he worked at the Cambridge Observatory withas a research assistant of the Carnegie Institution and came under the str ...
Priscilla Cecilia Maria ReyntiensOn 2 November 1933, Lord Norman married, London councillor and granddaughter of the Montagu Bertie, 7th Earl of A ...
Michelle J. HowardIn 2006,, class of 1982, became the first female graduate of the Naval Academy to ...
William III... tion; and she promoted her interests during the rule of James's successors,and Mary II. When Anne came to the throne after William's death in 1702, t ...
Gastañaga... troops were replaced with men from fortress garrisons. Spanish troops underjoined the main Allied army, as did the Count of Tilly with troops from Li ...
Reinhard Heydrich... des in World War II used operatives specifically trained for assassination.was killed after an attack by British trained Czechoslovak soldiers on beh ...
Dick Lugar... osition of Republican (and then-Majority) leader, running against Bob Dole,, Jim McClure and Pete Domenici. As Republican whip, Stevens was theoretic ...
Richard Byrd... board the USS Alabama to observe the operation was the retired Rear Admiral, the famed polar explorer
Duke of Norfolk... ng Catherine and her step-children penniless. The King himself wrote to thepressing him to make sure Latimer would 'condemn that villain Aske and sub ...
Duke of Wellington... ical actors, a squirrel-hating transvestite highwayman, and a duel with the(played by Stephen Fry)
John W. Frazer... Knoxville unopposed, he sent troops back to the Cumberland Gap. Brig. Gen., the Confederate commander, refused to surrender in the face of two Union ...
John B. Floyd... a call for 100,000 states' militia to defend the newborn nation. Previously, U.S. Secretary of War under President James Buchanan, had moved arms sou ...
Queen Anne... great contempt. This book offended Prince George of Denmark, the consort of; and the Danish Minister protested
Viscount Wellington... ttle of Fuentes de Oñoro ( 3–6 May 1811), the British-Portuguese Army underchecked an attempt by the French Army of Portugal under Marshal André Mass ...
John DankworthThe 1961 series featured a jazz-influenced theme by. Library music was used sparsely as a soundtrack, sometimes with variatio ...
William HewlettGalway, Ireland.was convicted of regicide after the Restoration. In 1661, two people ident ...
Charles II... store the monarchy. In 1660, the monarchy was restored when Charles I's sonwas declared king
Werner von Blomberg... ch Affair, which led to the resignations of the War Minister, Field Marshal, and the army commander, General von Fritsch. Göring had acted as witness ...
Simon Russell Beale... on directed by Howard Davies starring Geraldine McEwan as "Lady Bracknell",as "Jack Worthing", Julian Wadham as "Algernon Moncrieff", Geoffrey Palmer ...
Jefferson DavisThe new Confederate President, a former "Cooperationist" who had insisted on delaying secession until a ...
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 ...
Neil Armstrong... r astronauts and their families, who watch on television as their colleaguetakes his first steps on the Moon during the Apollo 11 mission. Lovell, wh ...
Trevor N. Dupuy... and keep up its defensive positions, to the surprise of many. According to, the Israelis, Soviets and Americans overestimated the vulnerability of t ...
Miriam Karlin... o play Tevye in the 1971 film adaptation and the 1990 Broadway revival, andas Golde. Alfie Bass, Lex Goudsmit and Barry Martin eventually took over a ...
Marshal Ney... with false intelligence. He divided his army into a left wing commanded by, a right wing commanded by Marshal Grouchy, and a reserve, which he comma ...
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 ...
Brian Cox... Lenin (Michael Bryant), Joseph Stalin (James Hazeldine), and Leon Trotsky () have formed
Reginald Dyer... cre) in Amritsar, Punjab. The British military commander, Brigadier-General, blocked the main entrance-cum-exit, and ordered his soldiers to fire int ...
George MartinIn 1950, Preuss hired 24-year-oldas his assistant. When Preuss retired in 1955 Martin succeeded him as labe ...
Charles II... ewels of the United Kingdom. From the early 14th century until the reign of, a procession would be led from the Tower to Westminster Abbey on the cor ...
Joe, Jr.... ert, the controversial Chappaquiddick incident, and four airplane crashes (, Kathleen, Ted and John, Jr.; all but Ted's were fatal)
Duke of Marlborough... same year he published Rufinus, a historical essay; and a political poem onand his adherents
Winston Churchill... rliament (MP) is Nicholas Soames, the grandson of former Prime Minister Sir, and a former junior minister in the Government of John Major (1990–97). ...
James II... she married in 1677. Sarah acted as Anne's agent after the latter's father,, was deposed during the Glorious Revolution; and she promoted her interes ...
Van Morrison... nes such as Bob Dylan's "When I Paint My Masterpiece," "4% Pantomime" (with), and "Life Is A Carnival," the last featuring a horn arrangement from Al ...
GöringHitler,and Dr. Schacht bestowed upon Kung an honorary degree, and attempted to op ...
Henry Fonda... ted in Life Magazine in 1953. This was the only film of Hitchcock's to star. Fonda plays a Stork Club musician mistaken for a liquor store thief who ...
Jimmy Page... a Theremin, in fact the sound is made by an instrument called the Tannerin.of Led Zeppelin used a variation of the theremin (minus the loop) during p ...
AetiusHe then started a military career: he served under the magister militumin his campaign against the Juthungi and the Norics (430–431) and also aga ...
L. Iunius Brutus... ween the Romans and the Carthaginians, which he dated to the consulships ofand L. Tarquinius Collatinus (509 BC)
Miguel Cancel... former bandmates Rene Farrait, Johnny Lozada, Ray Reyes, Charlie Masso andto make a comeback tour under the name of El Reencuentro. They toured the ...
Geoffrey Keynes... and was followed by two more children – Margaret Neville Keynes in 1885 andin 1887
Stalin... eater. Additionally, the northern portion of the main boulevard was renamedBoulevard and his statue erected in the city square. As private car owners ...
Banjo Paterson... tember 1922) was an Australian writer and poet. Along with his contemporary, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets and fiction writers of t ...
Nicholas Soames... held by the Conservative Party. The incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) is, the grandson of former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, and a forme ...
Sir Nikolaus PevsnerIn 1962,stated in his North-West Norfolk and Norwich volume of The Buildings of En ...
Fidel V. Ramos... eer military officer who reached the five-star general/admiral is President(USMA 1950) (president from 1992–1998) who rose from second lieutenant up ...
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 ...
Julius Caesar... ay. In 1912, Robeson attended Somerville High School, where he performed in, Othello, sang in the chorus, and excelled in football, basketball, baseb ...
Aylmer Hunter-Weston... ore dangerous. A report from a senior British officer in the field, Generalof the VIII Corps, added to the myth that the wire could be cut by bombard ...
James Longstreet... was defeated at the Battle of Chickamauga, Burnside was pursued by Lt. Gen., against whose troops he had battled at Marye's Heights. Burnside skillfu ...
Charles Mackerras... et in Portsmouth Harbour. Using the operetta music of Sullivan (arranged by) and The Bumboat Woman's Story by Gilbert, John Cranko's 1951 ballet Pine ...
DatisDarius thus put together an amphibious task force underand Artaphernes in 490 BCE, which attacked Naxos, before receiving the sub ...
Saladin... used as a prison for captured "Franks" during the Crusades, as a stable by, as a fortress by Napoleon, and as a local school. In 1980 the mosque was ...
Jimmy Carter... e candidacy of her state's progressive governor Mary Bailey, and voting forin both of his presidential elections
King Charles IIHe visited the City as a courtier toin 1671 and described it thus
Nicholas II... s of the Russian Imperial Family ("Nicky" was particularly used to refer to, the last Tsar) so they changed it to Dickie
C. Northcote Parkinson, more famous for his invention of Parkinson's Law, has written a 'biograp ...
Francisco de Miranda... n the Venezuelan War of Independence emerged. Among them were Generalissimo, Simón Bolívar (Bolívar's own father had been Colonel of the Militia of A ...
Emmet Crawford... 2010 census. It was incorporated in 1886 and was named for the late Captainwho had previously been stationed at nearby Fort Robinson. Its nicknames i ...
Alexander Hamilton... d 10 percent, depending on the value of the item. Secretary of the Treasurywas anxious to establish the tariff as a regular source of government reve ...
Joe Riordan... with several ministers in Whitlam's government, such as Jim McClelland and. Kerr's wife Alison was a fellow student of Margaret Whitlam during unive ...
Ariel Sharon... 's water as a vital regional resource was the cause of the war confirmed bywho has said, People generally regard June 5, 1967, as the day the Six Day ...
Lord Ross of Hawkhead... of that direct line, passed the chiefship to the Hon. Charles Ross, son of, Renfrewshire, although they were not connected by blood
Allan Guy... afterward, Lyons, Fenton and three other right-wing Labor MPs--Moses Gabb,and Charles McGrath--resigned from the ALP in protest of the Scullin gover ...
Aaron Burr... rst bid for the presidency with Jefferson as its presidential candidate andas its vice presidential candidate. Jefferson came in second in the electo ...
Elton John... hit on the UK Singles Chart, a remake of "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" with, which went to number seven. It was around this time that RuPaul co-hoste ...
Phil Collins... st post-Abba solo album. This was also her first solo album in English. The-produced album was called Something's Going On, and became a big success ...
Johnny Carson... ith memorable exchanges with Zsa Zsa Gabor and Muhammad Ali, and later with. He was also Red Skelton's 1969 CBS summer replacement with his own varie ...
Hilary Mantel... shed satirical novel, An Island in the Moon. He is a principal character in's 1998 novel, The Giant, O'Brien
Sting... iod, The Prime Minister of Thailand Abhisit Vejjajiva, singers Eric Burdon,and Brian Johnson, lead singer of AC/DC from 1980 to the present, actors C ...
James Taylor Jr.Bellevue was named for the plantation of Gen., Quartermaster General of the western US Army in the War of 1812. The Cit ...
SaladinAyyubid Sultanhad conquered most of the Frankish Kingdom of Jerusalem, including the anc ...
Hernán Cortés... vanilla orchid, called tlilxochitl by the Aztecs, and Spanish conquistadoris credited with introducing both vanilla and chocolate to Europe in the 1 ...
Ernest SwintonBritish Majorsaw the potential of a track-laying tractor. He proposed that the Army sho ...
Dr. Jeong KimIn 2005,, former President of Lucent's Optical Network Group, returned from academ ...
Nigel Hawthorne... al is a caricature of the civil service predominantly characterised through's Sir Humphrey Appleby. The programme continues to have many legions of l ...
James Warren... sful in shutting courts down in those communities in September and October.wrote to John Adams on October 22, "We are now in a state of Anarchy and C ...
Sir Robert Baden-Powell... ich are used by most national Scout organizations. The symbol was chosen byas it had been the arm-badge of those soldiers qualified as "Scouts" (reco ...
John Hunt Morgan... at he was a civilian). Burnside also dealt with Confederate raiders such as
Edward K. ValentineValentine is named for, who as a congressman from Nebraska, was the chairman of the House Commit ...
Ian Holm... Voice Acting in an Animated Feature" at the 2007 Annie Awards, but lost tofrom Ratatouille. Kavner's emotional performance in the movie got positive ...
Harold Macmillan... e of his life" in Dan Macmillan, older brother of the future Prime Minister. Despite his middle-class background, Keynes mixed easily with upper-clas ...
William III... ight of succession was closely guarded. Ultimately, in the conflict between, and James II, it was William, the foreign usurper, who became the popula ...
Yang Hucheng... a CPC conspiracy (as opposed to a spontaneous act motivated by patriotism).probably lost the most in the incident, as he was removed from his positio ...
Tolkien... Gaiman's prose fiction, being consciously written in the tradition of pre-English fantasy, following in the footsteps of authors such as Lord Dunsan ...
Ariel Sharon... Egyptian losses were higher, especially in the sector controlled by General, who ordered his troops to respond with massive firepower to any Egyptian ...
Edward Dowden... lassical schools, set him with scholars such as R.Y. Tyrell, Arthur Palmer,and his tutor, J.P. Mahaffy who inspired his interest in Greek literature. ...
Marshal Catinat... lied forces in the region after the death of Charles of Lorraine. Meanwhileled the French forces in Dauphiné against the Duke of Savoy, whilst Marsha ...
Ty Cobb... 1986 Pete Rose retired from playing for the Cincinnati Reds, having broken's record by accumulating 4,256 hits during his career. He continued as Re ...
J. R. R. Tolkien... ne's College in Oxford, where she attended lectures by both C. S. Lewis andbefore graduating in 1956. In the same year she married John Burrow, a sch ...
James Graham, 1st Marquess of Montrose... ort time only to become a covenanter again and was present at the defeat ofin 1650. During the Civil War at the Battle of Carbisdale the Clan Ross an ...
Jonathan Pryce... Random Dent. Also reprising their roles from the original radio series wereas Zarniwoop (here blended with a character from the final novel to become ...
Li LingIn 99 BC, Sima Qian became embroiled in the Li Ling affair, whereand Li Guangli (李廣利), two military officers who led a campaign against the ...
Harvey Milk... ge step forward in the 1970s with the election of political figures such asto public office and the advocating of anti-gay discrimination legislation ...
Sun Yat-senKung was an early supporter of, and worked with Wang Jingwei before serving in the government of Chiang ...
Johnny Carson... ided at the Drexelbrook, as Dick Clark's neighbor, prior to teaming up withon "Do You Trust Your Wife?", then "The Tonight Show". Well-known children ...
Ken Mattingly... e and his crew will fly the Apollo 13 mission instead of Apollo 14. Lovell,(Gary Sinise), and Fred Haise (Bill Paxton) begin training for their new m ...
Feng Yi... wu made Luoyang his capital in 25 CE, and by 27 CE his officers Deng Yu andhad forced the Red Eyebrows to surrender and executed their leaders for tr ...
Tadeusz Kościuszko... the Polish national hero and hero of the American Revolutionary War General, because of its perceived resemblance to the Kościuszko Mound in Krakow
Randy Bachman... r toured with Ringo Starr's Allstars from 1994 to 1995, which also featured, John Entwistle, Felix Cavaliere, Billy Preston, and Starr's son, Zak Sta ...
Richard Montgomery... y County was also separated from Frederick County and was named for General. Washington County as created included land later to become Allegany Coun ...
Richard Nixon... ounder John Hume. In scores of anti-war speeches, Kennedy opposed President's policy of Vietnamization, calling it "a policy of violence [that] means ...
Robert Altman... Actress Oscar in 1975 for Nashville). Henry Gibson later co-starred in thefilm Nashville and was nominated for a Golden Globe. Ruth Buzzi became a r ...
John F. Kennedy... 1957, and there was a view, disputed by CND supporters, that U.S. President's success in facing down Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev turned the Brit ...
Geoffrey Palmer... on Russell Beale as "Jack Worthing", Julian Wadham as "Algernon Moncrieff",as "Rev. Canon Chasuble", Celia Imrie as "Miss Prism", Victoria Hamilton a ...
Ed McMahon... prior to being selected to host American Bandstand. Television personalityalso resided at the Drexelbrook, as Dick Clark's neighbor, prior to teamin ...
Muhammad Ali... ith Jack Paar in the 1960s, with memorable exchanges with Zsa Zsa Gabor and, and later with Johnny Carson. He was also Red Skelton's 1969 CBS summer ...
Arthur Bliss... ated with the 'pastoral' tradition, such as Arnold Bax, Lennox Berkeley and, were attracted to Housman's poetry. A 1976 catalogue listed 400 musical ...
Yuan Shikai... advisors, and Yan was soon recognized as the military governor of Shanxi by, and effectively controlled Shanxi until 1949, when the Communists took c ...
Heinrich Müller... he became the overall supreme commander of the Reich Main Security Office.became Gestapo Chief, Arthur Nebe, chief of the Criminal Police (Kripo), a ...
Charles Lindbergh... rd by Woolson, and the aircraft was a Stinson SM1B, X7654. Later that year,flew the same aircraft. In 1929, it was flown nonstop from Detroit to Lang ...
Hunter S. Thompson... kshi attempted several projects that fell through, including adaptations of's Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, William Kotzwinkle's The Fan Man, Eric ...
James Cook... English word "taboo" derives from this later meaning and dates from Captain's visit to Tonga in 1777
Margaret Whitlam... Jim McClelland and Joe Riordan. Kerr's wife Alison was a fellow student ofduring university days. Whitlam seems to have believed that, because of Ke ...
George H. W. Bush... s received their $20,000 redress payments, was signed into law by President, who also issued another formal apology from the U.S. government
Deke Slayton... IP tour of NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building, Lovell is informed by his bossthat he and his crew will fly the Apollo 13 mission instead of Apollo 14. ...
Mark Norman... were well known in banking. His brother Ronald Collet Norman and his nephewbecame leading bankers. His great-nephew David Norman has also led a succe ...
Elector of Bavaria... (although the Dauphin held honorific command). De Lorge was opposed by the, who had succeeded command of Allied forces in the region after the death ...
Gainas... ch the good Osiris and the evil Typhon, who represent Aurelian and the Goth(ministers under Arcadius), strive for mastery, and the question of the di ...
Leo Genn... tarring Rosalind Russell, Michael Redgrave, Raymond Massey, Katina Paxinou,and Kirk Douglas. It was nominated for Academy Awards for Best Actor in a ...
John Rodgers... fluences toward peace, negotiated in June 1805 by Tobias Lear and Commodorewith the Pasha of Tripoli
Carl Davis... ow's 1980 restoration of Abel Gance's Napoléon (1927), featuring a score by. Brownlow's restoration was later distributed in America re-edited and sh ...
Earl of Bothwell... ssination in 1567, Mary contracted an even more unpopular marriage with the, who was widely suspected of Darnley's murder. The nobility rebelled agai ...
Ernst von Pfuel... r Napoleon's defeat in 1814 and the Prussian occupation of Paris by General, the Quadriga was restored to Berlin and Victoria's wreath of oak leaves ...
Cesare Borgia... short period of time. Two of these periods were in the feudal era. In 1503,occupied the republic until his death several months later. On October 17, ...
Alain Prost... g six Grands Prix over the next three seasons. In 1988, he joined Frenchmanat McLaren-Honda. Between them, they won all but one of the 16 Grands Prix ...
Deng Yu... tored. Guangwu made Luoyang his capital in 25 CE, and by 27 CE his officersand Feng Yi had forced the Red Eyebrows to surrender and executed their le ...
Peter Sellers... on, the Vipers Skiffle Group, the pianist Mrs Mills, Jim Dale, Keith Kelly,, Bernard Cribbins, the Temperance Seven, Laurie London and Shane Fenton w ...
Anthony Zinni... pt is probably the strongest aspect of their strategic partnership. General, the former Commandant of the US Central Command (CENTCOM), once said, "E ...
George Washington... States to be named for the Revolutionary War general (and later President). Its county seat is
Astronomer Royal... d by royal warrant "The King's Astronomical Observator" — the first British, with an allowance of £100 a year. In June 1675, another royal warrant pr ...
Chiang Kai-shek... n Yat-sen, and worked with Wang Jingwei before serving in the government of. Kung began his career in the government of the Republic of China as the ...
Ricimer... d by Majorian, who ruled for four years, before being killed by his general(461)
Howard Zinn... in the U.S. civil rights movement in part due to the influence of activist, who was one of her professors at Spelman College. Continuing the activis ...
Jefferson Davis... s. Delegates from those seven formed the C.S.A. in February 1861, selectingas the provisional president. Unionist talk of reunion failed and Davis be ...
Robert F. Kennedy... lection of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, he and his two younger brothers,and Edward M. Kennedy, soon all held prominent positions in the federal go ...
George Everest... one name over all others. So, he decided that Peak XV should be named after, his predecessor as Surveyor General of India. He wrote
Arnaldo Ochoa... of Interior, convicting Army Major General and Hero of The Republic of Cuba, Ministry of Interior Colonel Antonio de la Guardia (Tony la Guardia), an ...
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 ...
King James'... region to Prince Waldeck (William was himself busy in Ireland forestallingattempt to regain his throne). In other theatres Marshal de Lorge commande ...
Fred Haise... o 13 mission instead of Apollo 14. Lovell, Ken Mattingly (Gary Sinise), and(Bill Paxton) begin training for their new mission. Days before launch, it ...
Tom StoppardThe events of the play Arcadia, by, take place in the fictional country house of Sidley Park in Derbyshire
Louis Salzman... e south doorway of the nave is also from the end of the 12th century. Prof.considered that the north and south transepts were also 12th century but P ...
J. K. Rowling... ainstream literature, alongside Jostein Gaarder's Sophie's World (1991) and's Harry Potter series (1997–2007)
Neil Peart... these songs feel like a faster tempo than anything we’ve ever done before."of the Canadian rock band Rush plays drums on three songs on the album, "S ...
John C. Breckinridge... cast its electoral votes for the Southern Democratic choice, Vice Presidentof Kentucky. Regular Democratic nominee Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois ran ...
Joseph StalinThe leadership ofled to a change in his view of the Soviet Union even though his initial im ...
Spock... f in their performances as McCoy, Captain James T. Kirk and science officer, respectively. Nichelle Nichols, who played Uhura, referred to Kelley as ...
James II... n was closely guarded. Ultimately, in the conflict between William III, and, it was William, the foreign usurper, who became the popular defender of ...
Brian Clemens... run, particularly between the third and fourth series, but the influence ofwas felt throughout. He wrote the second episode and became the series' mo ...
Chester W. Nimitz... he lead ship of the class is named for World War II Pacific fleet commander, who was the Navy's last fleet admiral. With an overall length of and ful ...
Oliver Cromwell... m Abbey. His possession of the living was in jeopardy on the appointment of's "Tryers"; but he evaded their inquisitorial questions by his ready wit. ...
Kylie Minogue... Not Ashamed, Step Up to the Microphone, Devotion, and more. Then soap starbegan her music career in the late 1980s and released The Loco-Motion whic ...
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 ...
Iftach Spector... ich arrived at the Liberty at about 2:00 p.m. The formation leader, Captain, made two reconnaissance passes at 3,000 feet. He reported the vessel app ...
James T. Kirk... and Leonard Nimoy manifested itself in their performances as McCoy, Captainand science officer Spock, respectively. Nichelle Nichols, who played Uhur ...
Isoroku Yamamoto... s allowed the U.S. to carry out a targeted attack, killing Japanese Admiralwhile he was travelling by plane. The Polish Home Army conducted a regular ...
Edgeworth David... Darwin in the Pacific. Drilling occurred in 1896, 1897 and 1911. Professorof the University of Sydney lead the expeditions in 1896 & 1897. Photograp ...
Mobutu Sese Seko... sident Micombero declared martial law on May 30 and asked Zairean Presidentfor assistance. Congolese paratroopers were deployed to secure the airport ...
John F. KennedyFollowing the 1960 election of U.S. President, he and his two younger brothers, Robert F. Kennedy and Edward M. Kennedy ...
Orval Faubus... temming from the Brown decision. Eisenhower demanded that Arkansas governorobey the court order. When Faubus balked, the president placed the Arkansa ...
Chewbacca... Jedi Order series of novels, and kept an eye on Han Solo after the death of. He was known as a skilled pilot and an expert shot, and personality-wise ...
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band... ng The Beatles' early albums, and sixth of all of The Beatles' albums, with, Revolver, Rubber Soul, The Beatles (The White Album) and Abbey Road rank ...
Aaron Burr... 1800 election, but an equal number of electors cast votes for Jefferson and. The tie sent the election to the House, and Federalists there blocked an ...
Banjo Paterson... tic idyll of brave horsemen and beautiful scenery depicted in the poetry of"
Doris Lessing... omen until puberty, and gender has no bearing on social roles. In contrast,'s The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four and Five (1980) suggests that m ...
Earl CameronBermuda has produced, or been home to, actors such as Oona O'Neill,, Diana Dill, Lena Headey, Will Kempe, and most famously, Michael Douglas ...
Matthew FlindersThe strait was named after George Bass after he andpassed through it while circumnavigating Van Diemen's Land (now named Tasm ...
Chen Mu... a garrison at Hami. After the new Protector General of the Western Regions(d. 75 CE) was killed by allies of the Xiongnu in Karasahr and Kucha, the ...
Vanessa Redgrave... o it in 1959 at Stratford on Avon with co-stars Mary Ure, Sam Wanamaker and. The critics had mixed reactions to the "flashy" 1959 production which in ...
Mario Lemieux... rdiopulmonary resuscitation pioneer Peter Safar. Pittsburgh Penguins legendused to reside in Mt. Lebanon as well, though he now resides in Sewickley, ...
Joseph Stalin... munist ideology, particularly Trotskyism; though following the Great Purge,privately met with him and ordered him to publicly denounce Trotskyism. Ch ...
Dudley Moore... rical stage show, Beyond the Fringe, with Jonathan Miller, Alan Bennett and
Charles Lindbergh... e to operate the Mexico City-Tuxpan-Tampico-Brownsville, Texas, USA, route.piloted the first flight on this route
William Clark... on across this continent, for the purposes of commerce." Although Lewis andfound a path to the Pacific Ocean, it was not until 1859 that a direct and ...
Joanna LumleyThe series also featured guest appearances by such noted personalities asas the Sydney Opera House Woman, Jackie Mason as the East River Creature, ...
Jacques Cousteau... r to do the film. The actor says that he based his character on Elia Kazan,, Albert Einstein, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Adam Ant
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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 ...
Roald DahlIn 1964wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the story of Charlie Bucket's adv ...
William Houston... brigades. Brent Spencer commanded the 1st Division, Thomas Picton the 3rd,the 7th and Robert Craufurd the Light Division. Stapleton Cotton commanded ...
Benito Mussolini... hist Michele Schirru was executed after a failed assassination plot against
Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-DessauIt was only thanks to the tremendous resistance of the rearguard underthat Styrum could save his army and reach Nordlingen
Jonathan Miller... own right in a four-man group satirical stage show, Beyond the Fringe, with, Alan Bennett and Dudley Moore
John de Chastelain... ce for a prosecution. The decommissioning was confirmed by Canadian General, chairman of the Independent International Commission on Decommissioning, ...
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 ...
J. K. RowlingIn 1990wrote The Harry Potter Series, in which 3 characters embark on new adventu ...
Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports... ation of King's College London. On 20 January 1829 Wellington was appointed
Lord Brabourne... Admiral of the Fleet Lord Mountbatten of Burma, produced by his son-in-lawand Dominique Lapierre, and Larry Collins's Freedom at Midnight (of which ...
Uhura... Kirk and science officer Spock, respectively. Nichelle Nichols, who played, referred to Kelley as her "sassy gentleman friend"; the friendship betwe ...
Arthur C. Clarke... "Daisy Bell", with musical accompaniment from Max Mathews. Coincidentally,was visiting his friend and colleague John Pierce at the Bell Labs Murray ...
Prince George, Duke of YorkAlbert Victor's brother,, now second in line to the throne, evidently became close to May during t ...
Prince Albert... . It was a commission on behalf of Queen Victoria in memory of her husband,
Sir John Cowdery Kendrew... in structures to be solved were hemoglobin and myoglobin, by Max Perutz and, respectively, in 1958. The first atomic-resolution structures of protein ...
Moses I. Finley... ld out of ten was an actual beneficiary) – therefore, the idea, advanced by, that the whole scheme was at most a form of random charity, a mere imper ...
Harold Macmillan... the Edinburgh Festival and included Cook impersonating the Prime Minister,. This was one of the first occasions satirical political mimicry had been ...
Shi Lang... and China and abandoning the island. It was only the campaigning of admiraland other supporters that convinced the Emperor not to abandon Taiwan. Kox ...
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 ...
Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria... river, which moved east and reached Höchstädt on 19 September. Villars andmoved their army of 17,000 to intercept this force, ordering another Frenc ...
Antigonus... st themselves over the succession. Lycia fell into the hands of the generalby 304 BC. In 301 BC Antigonus was killed by an alliance of the other succ ...
James II... st. Richard Jennings came into contact with James, Duke of York (the future, brother of King Charles II) in 1663, during negotiations for the recover ...
Cuthbert Collingwood... ishop of Westminster (1976–1999) was born in the city in 1923. Vice Admiral, 1st Baron Collingwood (1748–1810) born in Newcastle upon Tyne; admiral o ...
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band... ng written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, released on The Beatles albumin 1967. The song was written for and sung by The Beatles' drummer Ringo S ...
Richard NixonFollowing Republican's victory in November, Kennedy was widely assumed to be the front-runner ...
Zachary Taylor... ing back to the 1830s. Fort Jesup was founded in 1822 by Lieutenant Colonelwho later became the 12th President of the United States. Taylor's troops ...
Bill Oddie... on area, with a focus on the region's parakeets, in an episode presented by
Philip Game... instead of into Government bank accounts. The New South Wales Governor, Sir, intervened on the basis that Lang had acted illegally in breach of the s ...
John F. Kennedy... ernatives. After the election of November 1960, Eisenhower in briefing withpointed out the communist threat in Southeast Asia as requiring prioritiza ...
Joanna Lumley... d become a patron of the trust joining existing high profile personalities,and David Shepherd
Bram Stoker... Florence Balcombe, a childhood sweetheart. She, however, became engaged toand they married in 1878. Wilde was disappointed but stoic: he wrote to he ...
Ralph Houk... ch of the next decade in the middle or lower ranks of the AL East. In 1974,, who managed the dominant Yankee teams of the early 1960s, was named mana ...
Dusty Springfield... le track. Following this single was "Son of a Preacher Man", a cover of thesong, which was never included on an album
Russell B. Long... ercent of the vote in a race for the U.S. Senate against incumbent Democrat. Tensas Parish also voted for Republican presidential nominee Barry M. Go ...
McGovern... (this was later surpassed by incumbent President Nixon's defeat of Senatorin 1972). Johnson's popular vote margin of over 22 percentage points is a ...
Joachim Murat... the Kingdom of Naples and granted it to his brother and then (from 1808) to, along with marrying his sisters Elisa and Paolina off to the princes of ...
Anthony Quayle... riter team of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, starring John Gregson,and Peter Finch. In the United States the film was retitled Pursuit of the ...
Alexander B. Yano... largely unprotected. In 2008, The Irrawaddy reported a statement by General, then Chief of Staff of the AFP, that the Philippine military cannot full ...
Ronald ReaganOn June 12, 1987, U.S. Presidentspoke to the West Berlin populace at the Brandenburg Gate, demanding the r ...
Mickey Spillane... for high praise in her book The Romantic Manifesto. The famous pulp writercalled Brown "my favorite writer of all time". Science fiction and fantasy ...
Joseph Hooker... ncoln chose the latter option on January 26 and replaced him with Maj. Gen., one of the officers who had conspired against Burnside
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 ...
George V... , the Festival of Empire was held at the building to mark the coronation ofand Queen Mary
John Pitt, 2nd Earl of Chatham... der intense French pressure. It ended in disaster after the Army commander,, failed to capture the objective, the naval base of French-controlled Ant ...
Roy Hudd... Lenska as Lintilla and her clones (and also as the Voice of the Bird), andas Milliways compere Max Quordlepleen, as well as the original radio serie ...
John F. KennedyIn 1963, U.S. Presidentvisited the Brandenburg Gate. The Soviets hung large red banners across it ...
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 ...
Matthew Ridgway... el to Vietnam to study and "assess" the French forces there. Chief of Staffdissuaded the President from intervening by presenting a comprehensive est ...
Dwight D. Eisenhower... Service officials have attempted to avoid the term. Franklin D. Roosevelt,and Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes each referred to the America ...
Jean-Baptiste Drouet... Jean Andoche Junot's VIII Corps, only Jean Solignac's division was present.'s IX Corps included the divisions of Nicholas Conroux and Claparede. Loui ...
Napoleon IWhen French emperorcompleted his conquest of Northern Italy and began to push his armies towa ...
Simon Rattle... ure was musically satisfactory, other conductors including Kurt Sanderling,, and Esa-Pekka Salonen, fared better at the box office. Previn clashed fr ...
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 ...
Clement AttleeBritish Prime Ministercommented in the House of Commons
William III... f Indulgence. The bishop who himself was afterwards specially excepted from's Act of Indemnity
Reinhard Heydrich... rned that Ernst Röhm, the chief of the SA, was planning a coup. Himmler andplotted with Göring to use the Gestapo and SS to crush the SA. Members of ...
Chancellor of the Exchequer... s – the convertibility of bank notes into gold – but with Keynes's help the(then Lloyd George) was persuaded that this would be a bad idea, as it wou ...
Stanley Matthews... 4 to show their admiration for the former Blackpool and England player, Sir
Norman Bottomley... y Bufton, sent a memo to the Deputy Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sir, suggesting that what appeared to be a coordinated air attack by the RAF ...
Miriam Margolyes... y as the Sydney Opera House Woman, Jackie Mason as the East River Creature,as the Smelly Photocopier Woman, BBC Radio cricket legends Henry Blofeld a ...
Alexander III (the Great)... al dynasts the freedom to rule. Persia held Lycia until it was conquered byof Macedon during 334–333 BC
Belisarius... was a prominent Byzantine scholar from Palestine. Accompanying the generalin the wars of the Emperor Justinian I, he became the principal historian ...
Princess AnneSarah became close to the youngin about 1675, and the friendship grew stronger as the two grew older. In ...
Francisco Franco... extended but in the 1950s, the Esperanto movement was tolerated again withaccepting the honorary patronage of the
Captain Jack Sparrow... in search of the Fountain of Youth. This was alluded to at the end of wherehad taken the map from Captain Hector Barbossa. The Fountain from On Stran ...
Muhammad AliIn 1971,attempted to purchase a home in Virginia Manor, but racial discrimination ...
George Shearing... ranged from Glenn Miller to Jelly Roll Morton to Tchaikovsky." Jazz pianist's quintet of the 1950s and 1960s was influenced by Miller: "with Shearing ...
Claparede... n-Baptiste Drouet's IX Corps included the divisions of Nicholas Conroux and. Louis-Pierre Montbrun headed the cavalry reserve. The two divisions of J ...
Dieter Dengler... 005 filming of Rescue Dawn, a dramatized biographical film of US Navy pilotand his capture during the Vietnam War, the flight deck of Chakri Naruebet ...
Jérôme Bonaparte... during the 17th and 18th centuries. They were finally abolished by order of, king of Westphalia, in 1811
Evelyn Barker... rd Montgomery had told the British army commander in Palestine, General Sir, to emphasise to the British servicemen that they were "facing a cruel, f ...
SpockMcCoy is someone to whom Kirk unburdens himself and is a foil to. He is Kirk's "friend, personal bartender, confidant, counselor and pries ...
Louis William, Margrave of Baden-BadenOn 5 September, the main force of the Imperial Army underhad taken the free city of Augsburg, threatening Bavaria from the west. Lo ...
Louis Alexandre Berthier... choice on February 5, 1797, when, with the arrival of a letter from Generaladdressed to the Regents, it was required to arrest and consign the Bishop ...
Cornelia Parker... shortlist including sculptor Christine Borland, Angela Bulloch and sculptor
Howard Hawks... comedy in the classic screwball comedy His Girl Friday (1940), directed by. In the film, a reworking of Ben Hecht's story The Front Page, Russell pl ...
Pietro Badoglio... and requested combat and Italian advancement to cease. The Italian Generalsharply rejected the proposal, and threatened to stop all negotiations and ...
Donald Pleasence... . The film is written by Lucas and Walter Murch. It stars Robert Duvall andand depicts a dystopian future in which the populace is controlled through ...
Gainas... two parts, also known as The Egyptian Tale, about the war against the Gothand the conflict between the two brothers Aurelianus and Caesariu
Winthrop Rockefeller... tates. The population was 192 at the 2010 census. The city was also home of's election campaigns
Charles II... into contact with James, Duke of York (the future James II, brother of King) in 1663, during negotiations for the recovery of an estate in Kent (Agne ...
Chevalier de Levis... plan even precisely locating an Abraham Street. Later, the journals of theand the Marquis de Montcalm referred to the Heights of Abraham, as did the ...
Robert E. LeeMcClellan was removed after failing to pursue General's retreat from Antietam, and Burnside was assigned to command the Army of ...
Jack Gwillim... anding the Ajax, Captain Bell (John Gregson) the Exeter and Captain Parry () the Achilles. The British use their superior numbers to "split her fire" ...
Ernst RöhmHitler was deeply concerned that, the chief of the SA, was planning a coup. Himmler and Reinhard Heydrich ...
W. S. Gilbert... d, an American critic, claims that Wilde drew inspiration for his plot from's Engaged. Meticulous revisions continued throughout the Autumn—such that ...
Sargent Shriver... people. I was exposed to the idea of being a public servant and Eunice andbecame my heroes." Eunice Kennedy Shriver was sister of John F. Kennedy, a ...
Marquis de Montcalm... ng an Abraham Street. Later, the journals of the Chevalier de Levis and thereferred to the Heights of Abraham, as did the diaries of British soldiers ...
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.
Dou Gu... Xiongnu in 63 CE and used as a base to invade Han's Hexi Corridor in Gansu.(d. 88 CE) defeated the Northern Xiongnu at the Battle of Yiwulu in 73 CE, ...
Thomas E. Trowbridge... County was represented in the Wyoming House of Representatives by Democrat(1930-2009) of Saratoga, a Nebraska native. From 1982-1986, Trowbridge was ...
Field Marshal Montgomery... d of 19 August 1942 (which certain elements of the Allied military, notably, later claimed was ill-conceived from the start. However at a meeting in ...
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 ...
Duke of Norfolk... liam Parr and uncle, William Parr, 1st Baron Parr of Horton fought with theand the Duke of Suffolk against the rebellion. It is to most likely to Cat ...
Richard Nixon... and mines and anti-armor weapons, but were especially heavy after Presidentordered US forces into Cambodia on May 1, 1970 in which, among other caval ...
Lord Dorchester... s, and pockets of local resistance continued. Some rebel leaders approached, the British governor of Quebec for assistance, who was reported to promi ...
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
Captain Hector Barbossa... alluded to at the end of where Captain Jack Sparrow had taken the map from. The Fountain from On Stranger Tides requires two people to drink from si ...
Jean Drapeau... ested by the Premier of Quebec, Robert Bourassa, and the Mayor of Montreal,
Christopher Greenup... nsus. It is the county seat of Greenup County. Greenup is named in honor of
Alan Turing... king our tacit awareness. Contrary to the views of his colleague and friend, whose work at The University of Manchester prepared the way for the firs ...
Anthony Hopkins... ternational Film Festival, where Ball attended a private dinner in honor of, meeting several voters who were in attendance
Muhammad Alilit the Olympic torch during the opening ceremonies of the games and recei ...
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 ...
Louis LoisonMasséna's army was organized into four corps and a cavalry reserve.'s VI Corps had three divisions, led by Jean Marchand, Julien Mermet and C ...
James Chesnut, Jr.... South Carolina legislature to call for a Secession Convention. U.S. Senatorresigned, and U.S. Senator James Henry Hammond followed
Duke of Wellington... ies of the Seventh Coalition, an Anglo-Allied army under the command of thecombined with a Prussian army under the command of Gebhard von Blücher. It ...
Limburg Styrum... -Bavarian victory under Marshal Villars against the Austrians under General
Ricimer... mans abandoned their policy of war against the Vandals. The Western generalreached a treaty with the Vandals, and in 476 Genseric was able to conclud ...
Emmet Crawford... laim for a new townsite. The "tent city" that sprang up was named after Lt., who had been formerly stationed at Fort Robinson but was killed in Mexic ...
Christopher Greenup... d February 4, 1818, as Greenupsburg, named after Kentucky's third governor,. The name was shortened to Greenup in March 1872 to avoid confusion with ...
Jean Marchand... and a cavalry reserve. Louis Loison's VI Corps had three divisions, led by, Julien Mermet and Claude Ferey. In Jean Andoche Junot's VIII Corps, only ...
Nathan TwiningSeaton and Stevens worked with Gen., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who had served in Alaska; and Jac ...
Simon Callow... e Jeeves stories and novels have been recorded by British actors, including, Jonathan Cecil, Martin Jarvis, Frederick Davidson, and Alexander Spencer
Themistocles... 2 BCE the decision was taken, under the guidance of the Athenian politician, to build a massive fleet of triremes that would be necessary for the Gre ...
John Bryan Ward-Perkins... ng was turning over the soil a meter deep, destroying all surface evidence., then Director of the British School at Rome, set into motion the South E ...
Hugh Orde... l Murphy and the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland,
Frank CapraLost Horizon is a 1937 American drama-fantasy film directed by. The screenplay by Robert Riskin is based on the 1933 novel of the same t ...
Julian Brazier... FC, in particular SS Experiment Camp. This coincided with an attempt by MPsand to pass a law allowing MPs greater powers to tighten BBFC guidelines o ...
Pervez MusharrafPakistani President- then as Army Chief of Staff - was responsible for sending thousands of P ...
Gebhard von Blücher... f the Duke of Wellington combined with a Prussian army under the command of. It was the culminating battle of the Waterloo Campaign and Napoleon's la ...
Heinrich Himmler... was named Reich Interior Minister. Frick and head of the Schutzstaffel (SS)hoped to create a unified police force for all of Germany, but Göring on 3 ...
Felix Steiner... r Division of the SS (1st Estonian), under the command of Obergruppenführer. Also in Army Group North was the VI SS Corps, which consisted of the 15t ...
Shi LangIn 1683, following a naval engagement with Admiral, one of Koxinga's father's trusted friends, Koxinga's grandson Zheng Kesh ...
Carl Davis... rk Wilson and Jim Riggs. Orchestral conductors such as Gillian B. Anderson,, Carl Daehler, and Robert Israel have written and compiled scores for num ...
Russell T DaviesIn 1999,'s Queer as Folk, a popular TV series shown on Channel 4 (UK) debuted and ...
Russell B. LongIn January 1969, Kennedy defeated Louisiana Senatorby a 31–26 margin to become Senate Majority Whip, the youngest person to a ...
James, Duke of York... timate children, and was due to be succeeded by his Roman Catholic brother,. A parliamentary effort to exclude James from the line of succession aros ...
Oliver Cromwell... to Varney, he was cursed with vampirism after he had betrayed a royalist toand accidentally killed his own son afterwards in a fit of anger, although ...
Rudolf Diels... y, but Göring on 30 November 1933 established a Prussian police force, withat its head. The force was called the Geheime Staatspoliei, or Gestapo. Gö ...
Heinrich Himmler... Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party. Built upon the Nazi ideology, the SS under's command was responsible for many of the crimes against humanity during ...
Elton John... ch as The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Fleetwood Mac, The Carpenters,, Carly Simon, Carole King, James Taylor, John Denver, The Eagles, America ...
Baibars... Byzantines. He also signed a treaty in 1263 with the Egyptian Mamluk sultan, and the Mongol Khan of Kipchak
John Churchill... the two grew older. In late 1675, when she was still only fifteen, she and, began courting after having danced together at parties and balls. Church ...
Montgomery Scott... ed to say it on The Wrath of Khan when Spock is near death; James Doohan assays "He's dead already" instead. The line has entered popular culture as ...
Anthony QuayleThe British are led by Commodore Harwood (), with Captain Woodhouse (Ian Hunter) commanding the Ajax, Captain Bell ( ...
Dick King-Smith... The Sheep-Pig, also known as Babe: The Gallant Pig in the United States, byand tells the story of a pig who wants to be a sheepdog. The main animal c ...
Lord Melchett... he often comes into contact with the Queen, her obsequious Lord Chamberlain(Stephen Fry) with whom he has a rivalry, and the Queen's demented former ...
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 ...
Villars... chstädt in Bavaria, and resulted in a French-Bavarian victory under Marshalagainst the Austrians under General Limburg Styrum
Arthur C. ClarkeThe spacecraft Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov in's novel uses aerobraking in the upper layers of Jupiter's atmosphere to e ...
Gongsun Kang... y inheritance. His brothers Yuan Shang and Yuan Xi were killed in 207 CE by(d. 221 CE), who sent their heads to Cao Cao
John Meares... de Hezeta. Following Heceta's reports, British maritime fur trader Captainsearched for the river in 1788 but concluded that it did not exist. He nam ...
George Henry Thomas... ted States 6th Army. Several famous U.S. generals, such as William Sherman,, and John Pershing made their homes here
Henry Fonda... s was filmed in McDonald County. Shadow Lake was the headquarters for stars, Tyrone Power, Nancy Kelly and Randolph Scott
Earl Warren... Supreme Court in history and has been influential on justices as diverse as, William Rehnquist, and Antonin Scalia
Robert Cummings... , producers made a movie based on the book. The cast included Ann Sheridan,, Ronald Reagan and Betty Field. The suit worn by Ronald Reagan in the fil ...
Royal Air Force Ensign... s or war ensigns, flown as the national flag at air bases; for example, see) and civil air ensigns
Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive... igin of the city's name is unknown, it is believed to have been named after
Winston Churchill... ommittee report titled German Strategy and Capacity to Resist, prepared for's eyes only, predicted that Germany might collapse as early as mid-April ...
Denis Healey... us. Sir Michael founded the institute together with the British Labour M.P.and journalist Alastair Buchan
Fitz John Porter... egrams extremely critical of Pope's abilities as a commander from Maj. Gen.that he received at this time and forwarded on to his superiors in concurr ...
ElessarOn May 1, 3019 King's coronation took place on the plain outside Minas Tirith, he then entere ...
Elton John... record of his early songs with such figures as Rory Gallagher, Ringo Starr,and Brian May called Putting on the Style. A follow-up album featuring Alb ...
Mike Hoare... th the help of groups of white mercenaries under their own command, such as, were making headway against the Simba rebellion. Fearing defeat, the reb ...
Bob Paisley... les, four Scottish Cups and one Scottish League Cup with the club. In 1977,paid a British transfer record of £440,000 to bring Dalglish to Liverpool. ...
Dwight D. Eisenhower... Commission. He was appointed chairman of a similar commission by Presidentin 1953. Both found numerous inefficiencies and ways to reduce waste. The ...
Leopold Wilhelm... assistance; a powerful Spanish army assembled in Artois under the archduke, governor-general of the Spanish Netherlands. But peasants of the country ...
Robert Graves... nd never drop below the horizon, hence explaining why they are circumpolar.interprets the use of the term nurse in Classical myths as identifying dei ...
Ze'ev Jabotinsky... e, Irgun representatives purchased a ship, renamed Altalena (a pseudonym of), and weapons. The ship sailed on June 11 and arrived at the Israeli coas ...
Faramir... sed the herb athelas to treat victims of the Black Breath, including Frodo,, Éowyn, and Merry
George BassThe strait was named afterafter he and Matthew Flinders passed through it while circumnavigating Van ...
Busby Babes... n 1956, losing 4–3 on aggregate to the Manchester United team of the famous. He made his debut for the first team at home in November 1958 against Co ...
Yuan Shikai... uangxu's consort became the Empress Dowager Longyu. In another coup de'tat,overthrew the last Qing emperor, and forced empress Dowager Longyu to sign ...
Richard, Duke of Gloucester... out the alliance between Hastings and the Woodvilles which was formed while, was Protector, before he took the throne as King Richard III. She was ac ...
David NivenPreminger castover the objection of studio executives, who felt the actor's career was i ...
Elizabeth MayFurtado publicly endorsed Green Party leaderin Saanich-Gulf Islands during the federal election in 2011. Furtado was f ...
Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Calvus... ation brought a second, distinct stage in the ancient history of Catalonia.arrived in Empúries, with the objective of cutting off the sources of prov ...
Nipsey Russell... girl. Among Ross's costars were Lena Horne, Michael Jackson, Richard Pryor,and Ted Ross. Upon its October 1978 release, the film adaptation of The Wi ...
Hasdrubal Gisco... ad been very bitter arguments between him and the oligarchy. His co-generalwas forced to commit suicide by a violent mob after he spoke in support of ...
Brian May... arly songs with such figures as Rory Gallagher, Ringo Starr, Elton John andcalled Putting on the Style. A follow-up album featuring Albert Lee saw Do ...
George Carteret... help given to him during his exile in Jersey in the 1640s, Charles II gave, bailiff and governor, a large grant of land in the American colonies in ...
Cliff RichardMay's early heroes wereand The Shadows, who he says were "the most metallic thing(s) out at the t ...
Manuel BelgranoOn August of 1812, Argentine Generalleaded the Jujuy Exodus, a massive forced displacement of people from the ...
Winston Churchill... emed destined to reach. This sense of opportunities missed was summed up byin his book Great Contemporaries (1937)
Richard Nixon... ven though Lott ran as a Republican. Lott won handily, in large part due to's landslide victory in that year's presidential election. Nixon won the 5 ...
Claudius Crozet... lly called "Wayland's Crossing", it was renamed in 1870 in honor of Colonel, the French-born civil engineer who directed the construction of the Blue ...
Arthur Conan Doyle... n 1880 at the recommendation of his Edinburgh physician Dr. George Balfour.wrote an article about skiing in Davos in 1899. A sanatorium in Davos is a ...
Keeper of the Privy Purse... ry of £2000 from the Privy Purse. This proved Anne's duplicity to Sarah: as, Sarah had been unaware of any such payment
Hannibal... he Carthaginian formation to disintegrate and collapse. After their defeat,convinced the Carthaginians to accept peace. Notably, he broke the rules o ...
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 ...
Roger Daltrey... as Liszt, by Fiona Lewis in the 1975 Ken Russell film Lisztomania, oppositeas Liszt, and by Bernadette Peters in the 1991 James Lapine film Impromptu ...
Hannibal... in Empúries, with the objective of cutting off the sources of provisions of's Carthaginian army during the Second Punic War. After the Carthaginian d ...
Jonathan Letterman... to the Letterman Army Medical Center (LAMC), which was named, in 1911, for, the medical director of the Army of the Potomac (Civil War). LAMC featur ...
John Marshall Harlan IIBlack's most prominent ideological opponent on the Warren Court was, who replaced Justice Jackson in 1955. They disagreed on several issues, ...
Muhammad Ali... on. King has promoted some of the most prominent names in boxing, including, George Foreman, Larry Holmes, Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Julio César ...
Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg... -Division divisions assigned to it. The corps was to form a part of General's Panzer Group West, the Western theatre's armoured reserve. The Corps wa ...
Scott Crossfield... Force Base, still attracts the best test pilots. Yeager and friendly rival(Scott Wilson) repeatedly break the other's speed records. The "prime" pil ...
Jefferson Davis... the appointment of John H. Reagan to the position of Postmaster General, byin 1861, making him the first Postmaster General of the Confederate Post O ...
Sun Quan... divided into three spheres of influence, with Cao Cao dominating the north,(182–252 CE) dominating the south, and Liu Bei (161–223 CE) dominating the ...
Terence YoungConnery's portrayal of Bond owes much to stylistic tutelage from director, polishing the actor while using his physical grace and presence for the ...
Arthur C. Clarke... e named his 1955 novel The Tree of Man after a line in A Shropshire Lad and's first novel, Against the Fall of Night, is taken from a work in Housman ...
Saladin... 1177, at the head of the army of the kingdom, he helped King Baldwin defeatat the Battle of Montgisard; Saladin narrowly escaped. In 1181 the temptat ...
Frank Capra... al and ecological awareness, government propaganda, and leftist viewpoints.'s Why We Fight (1942–1944) series was a newsreel series in the United Sta ...
Ptolemy I Soter... vity. His fourth wife was Lanassa and fifth wife was Ptolemais, daughter ofand Eurydice of Egypt, by whom he had a son called Demetrius the Fair. He ...
Avigdor Ben-Gal... ays of fighting, the Israeli 7th Armored Brigade in the north (commanded by) managed to hold the rocky hill line defending the northern flank of thei ...
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Colin Powell... to a straining of relations between the two nations. However, Schröder metand a rapprochement was established after the Iraqi regime was overturned. ...
Ronald Reagan... hout much difficulty, and even ran unopposed in 1978. In 1980, he served as's Mississippi state chairman. He served as (the second-ranking Republican ...
Winston Churchill... he gold standard and in 1925 they were able to convince the then Chancellorto re-establish it, which had a depressing effect on British industry. Key ...
d'Erlon... es up symmetrically about the Brussels road. On the right was I Corps underwith 16,000 infantry and 1,500 cavalry, plus a cavalry reserve of 4,700. O ...
Lucius Cornelius Sulla... ilius Lepidus on the site of the Curia Hostilia, which had been restored bybut demolished by Caesar in 44 BC. This temple no longer existed by the ti ...
Charles Dutoit... ly, others have included Kurt Sanderling, Pierre Boulez, Leonard Bernstein,, Christoph Eschenbach, and Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
Tom Stoppard... th, the meaning of human existence and the place of God in human existence.'s Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead is an absurdist tragicomedy first s ...
Adna Chaffee... he population was 1,519 at the 2000 census. It is the birthplace of General, and of Russell Allen, as of 2006 the oldest living American Olympic cycl ...
John Kenneth Galbraith... ch events spiralled out of control in the run up to and after independence., the Canadian-American Harvard University economist, who advised governme ...
Alexander I... e Diet of Porvoo in 1809 was a landmark in the History of Finland. The Tsarconfirmed the new Finnish constitution (which was essentially the Swedish ...
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 ...
Stonewall Jackson... th flower petals thrown in his path at Richmond. He had become as famous asin the eyes of the Confederacy
David Niven... rincess who is rescued by, and falls in love with, original Rat Pack member, and Sinatra had a non-speaking, non-singing role as a piano player in a ...
Peter Molyneux... in the area of AI, which adds considerably to their development schedules., who often refers to himself as either the lead designer or creative dire ...
Winston Churchill... temperatures and pressures. Two months later Cunard received a letter from, then First Lord of the Admiralty, ordering the ship to leave Clydeside a ...
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 ...
Liu Bei... o Cao dominating the north, Sun Quan (182–252 CE) dominating the south, and(161–223 CE) dominating the west. Cao Cao died in March 220 CE. By Decembe ...
Aragorn... ess, nightmares, and eventual death: an effect known as "the Black Breath".used the herb athelas to treat victims of the Black Breath, including Frod ...
Hans von Tschammer und Osten... organization of the Fourth Winter Olympics in Garmisch by Reichssportführer
Eric Clapton... nds, songwriters, and performers, from the Grateful Dead and The Beatles to, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Led Zeppelin, Elvis Costello, and Elton Jo ...
Zheng He... and economically fortified. In the early fifteenth century the Ming Admiralhad established one of his bases of operation in the port city, so the Chi ...
Benjamin Bonneville... of the Oregon Trail and wrote extensively about their explorations. Captainon his expedition of 1832 to 1834 explored much of the Oregon trail and br ...
Jesse L. Reno... refusing to give up his higher authority, Burnside treated first Maj. Gen.(killed at South Mountain) and then Brig. Gen. Jacob D. Cox as the corps c ...
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P. D. James... s 1969 Modesty Blaise thriller, A Taste for Death, also the inspiration for' 1986 crime novel, A Taste for Death, the seventh in her Adam Dalgliesh s ...
Kenneth Hegan... eedway rider Tom Farndon; Davis Cup tennis player Tony Mottram; footballers, Reg Matthews, Bobby Gould, Graham Alexander and Gary McSheffrey; cricket ...
Pyrrhus of Epirus... nd wife was Eurydice of Athens and his third wife was Deidamia, a sister of. Deidamia bore him a son called Alexander who is said by Plutarch to have ...
Martin EsslinCriticin his book Theatre of the Absurd pointed out how many contemporary playwr ...
John Buford... on's brigade to pursue the Federals and in a sharp fight against Brig. Gen.'s brigade, Col. Thomas T. Munford's 2nd Virginia Cavalry was overwhelmed ...
William Holden... n romantic comedy film produced and directed by Otto Preminger and starring, David Niven, and Maggie McNamara. Written by F. Hugh Herbert based on hi ...
Charles II... e of quo warranto was the action taken against the Corporation of London byin 1683. The King's Bench adjudged the charter and franchises of the city ...
Harry Andrews... ston) is warned by Count Witte (Laurence Olivier) and Grand Duke Nicholas () that the war is futile and costing too many lives. They also tell him th ...
Alexander the Great... lity of advanced civilizations in ancient Turkmenistan including finds at .conquered the territory in the 4th century BC on his way to South Asia. In ...
Prince George of Denmark... her out when Anne suffered bereavement. After the death of Anne's husband,in 1708, Sarah arrived uninvited at Kensington Palace to find Anne with th ...
Zebulon Baird VanceIn the 1890 Census, Vance County was more than 63 percent African American.was a Governor of North Carolina (1862–1865, 1877–1879) and United States ...
Freda Lingstrom... at the bottom of an English suburban garden. The characters were devised byand Maria Bird. Three later stories were written by Hilda Brabban. The pup ...
J. R. R. Tolkien... appointed Professor of English at the University of Leeds in preference to, with whom he shared, as author of The Epic (1914), a professional intere ...
Virginia McKenna... pied France were dramatised in the film Carve Her Name with Pride, starringand based on the 1956 book of the same name by R. J. Minney. Whilst in the ...
Redfield Proctor... and Pittsford. Proctor was named for and almost completely owned by Senator. The closing of the marble quarries in the town in the 1980s and 1990s co ...
Julius CaesarPliny claims that this very painting had been part of the collection of, but was destroyed when Caesar's mansion on the Palatine Hill burned down ...
Andrew Jackson... tatistical Area. The county seat is Jackson. It is named for U.S. President. It is considered to be one of Michigan's "Cabinet counties", named for m ...
Friedrich von Bülow... an army corps, or 48,000 men, were engaged at Waterloo – two brigades under, commander of IV Corps, attacked Lobau at 16:30, while Zieten's I Corps a ...
Audie Murphy... el of the same title. For the starring role, Huston chose World War II heroto play the young Union soldier who deserts his company out of fear, but l ...
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 ...
David Niven... y film produced and directed by Otto Preminger and starring William Holden,, and Maggie McNamara. Written by F. Hugh Herbert based on his 1951 play o ...
John Marshall... ns v. Virginia, , was a United States Supreme Court decision most noted forand the Court's assertion of its power to review state supreme court decis ...
Bob Dole... k control of the Senate in 1995, succeeding as Majority Leader in 1996 whenresigned from the Senate to focus on his presidential campaign. As majorit ...
Peter MolyneuxLeading up to several Lionhead Studio game releases's enthusiasm for talking openly about the development and design process ...
Joseph E. JohnstonIn March 1865, Confederate Generalwintered just outside of Hillsborough at the Dickson home, which now serve ...
Ernie Wise... 5) runners-up (and Brit Award 2010 British Breakthrough Act) JLS. Comedian,, lived on Thorpe Avenue for many years, next door to Canadian baritone an ...
Barry Goldwater... nvention, ill health prevented him from attending. The Presidential nomineeacknowledged Hoover's absence in his acceptance speech
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Beverly Robertson... y, protecting its flank with artillery batteries. Stuart ordered Brig. Gen.'s brigade to pursue the Federals and in a sharp fight against Brig. Gen. ...
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
William McKinleyUpon the inauguration ofas president of the United States on March 4, 1897, the Republic of Hawaii ...
Jourdan... by 1794 was a brigadier attached to the army of the Sambre et Meuse. After's victory at Fleurus (26 June 1794) he became a general of division. At t ...
Earl WarrenIn 1953 Vinson died and was replaced by. While all members of the Court were New Deal liberals, Black was part of ...
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Bob McDonnell... and Senator Joe Biden of Delaware. In 2009, Republicans Chris Christie andwere elected to the governorships of New Jersey and Virginia
Vanessa RedgraveIn 2006, she appeared alongside Academy Award winnersand Maximilian Schell in the mini-series The Shell Seekers
Richard III... England, founding the Tudor dynasty, when his supporters defeated those ofat Bosworth Field in 1485. While the Wars of the Roses effectively ended a ...
Churchill... if it reduced casualties elsewhere by greater amounts. It was thought thatwould reverse this decision later (he was then away at a conference); but ...
Julius CaesarAnother temple in Rome was planned byand was erected after his death by Marcus Aemilius Lepidus on the site of ...
Jimmy Carter... . To date, he has the longest retirement of any President. Former Presidentwill surpass the length of Hoover's retirement on September 7, 2012. At th ...
Henry Hyde... eings, thereby taking it out of the hands of the federal courts, along withand Romano Mazzoli. More successfully, Helms passed an amendment banning f ...
Oliver Hazard Perry... ish the Village in 1813 news reached of the monumental victory of Commodorein the Battle of Lake Erie, and so the residents decided to name the villa ...
Nicolas Roeg... also had an intermittent acting career, most notably in Donald Cammell and's Performance (1968) and as Australian bushranger Ned Kelly (1970). He co ...
Ted StevensSlashdotters typically like to mock United States Senator' 2006 description of the Internet as a "series of tubes" or Microsoft CEO ...
Rahul Dravid... ers have come from Bangalore, including former Indian cricket team captainsand Anil Kumble. Some of the other players who have represented India incl ...
Jock Stein... glish signed a provisional contract with Celtic in May 1967. Celtic managersent Sean Fallon to see Dalglish and his parents at their home; on hearing ...
Joseph Stalin... hile, underground political parties led by Vladimir Lenin (Michael Bryant),(James Hazeldine), and Leon Trotsky (Brian Cox) have formed
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Elton John... services which are not necessarily martial in nature. The British musician, for example, is a Knight Bachelor, thus entitled to be called Sir Elton. ...
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 ...
Leopold I of Belgium... Bedford in 1825, and The Fountain (Royal Palace, Brussels) commissioned byin 1826. The latter picture likely influenced J. M. W. Turner's major work ...
Robert McNamaraHe often privately cursed the Vietnam War, and in a conversation with, Johnson assailed "the bunch of commies" running The New York Times for t ...
Blücher... 15, he commanded the allied army which, together with a Prussian army under, defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo. Wellesley's battle record i ...
Senator Joe McCarthy... ." Walt Kelly's Pogo was likewise censored in 1952 over his overt satire of, caricatured in his comic strip as "Simple J. Malarky". Garry Trudeau, wh ...
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Karol Świerczewski... e was also asserted by commanders of the late and post-war Polish military., commander of the 2nd Polish army, briefed his soldiers to "exact on the ...
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 ...
William Bligh... island with a European settlement at the time, Timor was the destination ofand seamen loyal to him following the infamous mutiny on the Bounty in 178 ...
Anil Kumble... m Bangalore, including former Indian cricket team captains Rahul Dravid and. Some of the other players who have represented India include Javagal Sri ...
Christine Chapel... s an American actress and producer. She is best known for her role as Nursein the , Lwaxana Troi on , and for being the voice of most onboard compute ...
John Jacob Rhodes... the part of the President and his former aides. The House Republican Leaderagreed with Scott, and Rhodes recommended that if Nixon's position continu ...
Frank Capra... stage play by Ken Ludwig, the lead character, George, hoping to be cast byas the Scarlet Pimpernel. In The Desert Song, the heroic "Red Shadow" has ...
Avigdor Kahalani... turning their attention back to the oncoming forces. Israeli tank commanderlined up his tanks and began a barrage of gunfire into the valley beyond t ...
Lazare CarnotBut not all the credit for the innovations of this period go to Napoleon.played a large part in the reorganization of the French army from 1793 to ...
Patricia Routledge... ulie) and Janie Dee (Carrie) all won Olivier Awards for their performances.played Nettie. Enoch and Carrie were cast as an interracial couple whose e ...
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 ...
Lazare Carnot... ctionary cites the first English-language usage in 1799 in a translation of's letter on the Coup of 18 Fructidor
Alexander the Great... dence was put to an end. Three years later, heartened by a false rumor thathad been assassinated, the Thebans revolted; Alexander squashed the revolt ...
Thomas T. Munford... ederals and in a sharp fight against Brig. Gen. John Buford's brigade, Col.'s 2nd Virginia Cavalry was overwhelmed until Stuart sent in two more regi ...
Irvin McDowell... officer of the Presidio when the 1906 Earthquake hit San Francisco; Generalwho commanded the Union Army in the early days of the American Civil War a ...
William Wyler... n ill-fitting costume with a low neckline, she was rebuffed by the director, who loudly commented to the assembled crew, "What do you think of these ...
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
Piet de Jong... ed relatively stable and entered yet again the cabinet under Prime Minister
Lucius Licinius Lucullus... when a temple was dedicated to her in the Velabrum in the Campus Martius by, using booty from his 151–150 BC campaign in Spain. The temple was destro ...
Jefferson Davis... vote in both houses of Congress. The only person to serve as president was, due to the Confederacy being defeated before the completion of his term
Jim Hensley... Living in Phoenix, he went to work for Hensley & Co., his new father-in-law's large Anheuser-Busch beer distributorship. As Vice President of Public ...
Gaius Fulvius Plautianus... and her brother and other members of the family of his former father-in-law. Plautianus had already been executed for alleged treachery against emper ...
Gene Roddenberry... nterfaces throughout the series. She was also the wife of Star Trek creator
Jean Drapeau... quest of the Premier of Quebec, Robert Bourassa, and the Mayor of Montreal,. The provisions took effect at 4:00 a.m., and soon, hundreds of suspected ...
Moses Cleaveland... ty with the Iroqois tribe in 1796 by the Connecticut Land Company. In 1797,named the area east of the Cuyahoga River Euclid, after the Greek Mathemet ...
Chancellor of the Exchequer... 1991 the Private Finance Initiative was launched, and by November 1994 thehad referred to it as ‘the funding mechanism of choice for most public sec ...
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 ...
Henry IIIIn 1585 Pasquier was appointed byadvocate-general at the Paris cours des comptes, an important body having ...
Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig... cey, Roger Blake, Denis Lill, Warren Clarke and Geoffrey Palmer, who playedin "Goodbyeee", the final, fatal episode of Blackadder Goes Forth
Thucydides... , Livy, Lucan, Ovid, Pausanias, Pindar, Plato, Plutarch, Sophocles, Strabo,, and Xenophon
William Wyler... friends in the movie industry. Huston had, with friends including directorand screenwriter Philip Dunne, established the "Committee for the First Am ...
John F. Kennedy... e word "Camelot" is sometimes used to refer admiringly to the presidency of, as his term was said to have potential and promise for the future, and m ...
Stanley Baldwin... Prime Minister in May 1923, Curzon was passed over for the job in favour of, despite having written Bonar Law a lengthy letter earlier in the year co ...
Cromwell... is only to be remembered because a body of 6,000 English infantry, sent byin pursuance of his treaty of alliance with Mazarin, took part in it. The ...
Mickey Spillane... 's The Fan Man, Eric Rücker Eddison's The Worm Ouroboros, Stephen Crane's ,'s Mike Hammer novels and an anthropomorphic depiction of Sherlock Holmes. ...
Ian FlemingAmis became associated with's James Bond novels, which he greatly admired, in the late 1960s, when he ...
Robert Bourassa... ral to invoke the War Measures Act at the request of the Premier of Quebec,, and the Mayor of Montreal, Jean Drapeau. The provisions took effect at 4 ...
Nikolaus PevsnerAccording to, Lincoln College preserves "more of the character of a 15th century colle ...
Van MorrisonDonegan experienced another late renaissance when in 2000 he appeared on's album The Skiffle Sessions - Live In Belfast 1998, a critically acclaim ...
Slim Dusty... era singers Dame Nellie Melba and Dame Joan Sutherland; country music stars(Australia's biggest selling domestic artist) and John Williamson; solo ar ...
Joseph Stalin... ies were taken up by the Jewish , but fiercely denounced by Vladimir Lenin.devoted a whole chapter to criticising Cultural National Autonomy in Marxi ...
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 ...
J.P. Mahaffy... h scholars such as R.Y. Tyrell, Arthur Palmer, Edward Dowden and his tutor,who inspired his interest in Greek literature. As a student Wilde worked w ...
Archduke FerdinandWorld War I begins with the assassination of. Germany declares war on Russia immediately after Nicholas has ordered th ...
Geoffrey Palmer... nnor, Bill Wallis, Ronald Lacey, Roger Blake, Denis Lill, Warren Clarke and, who played Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig in "Goodbyeee", the final, fat ...
Mistress of the RobesIn January 1711, Sarah was stripped of the offices ofand Groom of the Stole and replaced by Elizabeth Seymour, Duchess of Somer ...
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 ...
Grigori Alexandrovich PotemkinAfter her affair with her lover and adviserended in 1776, he allegedly selected a candidate-lover for her who had the ...
Jimmy Page... he Hermit, and ZoSo, the latter of which is derived from the symbol used byfor the album sleeve. ZoSo has subsequently been used as moniker for Jimmy ...
Earl of Uxbridge... y of his staff officers on Wellington, including his second-in-command, the. Uxbridge commanded the cavalry and had carte blanche from Wellington to ...
Laurie York Erskine... s who specialized in tales of the Mounted Police were James Oliver Curwood,, James B Hendryx, T Lund, Harwood Steele (the son of Sam Steele) and Will ...
Alexander the Great... y other general in Greek history (unless the Macedonian kings Philip II andare included), although modern historians have questioned his larger strat ...
Tiësto... ence + the Machine. The album has attracted producers such as The Neptunes,, Timbaland, Rick Nowels, Ryan Tedder and Rodney Jerkins. The first single ...
Marcus Aemilius Lepidus... ple in Rome was planned by Julius Caesar and was erected after his death byon the site of the Curia Hostilia, which had been restored by Lucius Corne ...
"Mad Anthony" Wayne... on November 2, 1779 from the western part of Dobbs County. It was named for, a general in the American Revolutionary War. The act, establishing the C ...
Joseph Stalin... July 1956, the third stanza of the lyrics was changed to remove mentions of. This is the version presented here
Tom StoppardHousman is the main character in the 1997play The Invention of Love. Many titles for novels and films have been dra ...
Günther PrienOn 14 October 1939, under the command of, U-47 penetrated Scapa Flow and sank the World War I–era battleship ancho ...
Benito Mussolini... ollapsed owing to poverty, violence and social unrest. The Fascists, led by, took over and set up an authoritarian dictatorship. Italy joined the Axi ...
Johnny CarsonOn June 20, 1965, Sinatra, Martin, and Davis, withas the emcee (substituting for Bishop, who was out with a bad back), perfo ...
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 ...
Ernst Udet... as a design weakness. Heinrich Koppenbrug, the director of Argus, met withon 6 January 1941 to try to convince him that the development should be co ...
Olivia Newton-John... selling domestic artist) and John Williamson; solo artists John Farnham and, folk-rocker Paul Kelly; Dance group The Avalanches; jazz guitarist Tommy ...
Peter Ustinov... uarded by Satwant and Beant. She was to be interviewed by the British actor, who was filming a documentary for Irish television. According to informa ...
Maurice Wilkins... e of the DNA molecule in 1953 together with James D. Watson. He, Watson andwere jointly awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine "for ...
David Hunter... iecemeal, and took over division command temporarily for wounded Brig. Gen.. After his 90-day regiment was mustered out of service on August 2, he wa ...
George Martin... ardas often said that the Abbey Road studio was "no good", much to producer's annoyance: "The trouble was that Alex was always coming to the studios ...
Benito MussoliniIn 1941, Alfa Romeo was confiscated by the fascist government ofas part of the Axis Powers' war effort. Enzo Ferrari's division was small ...
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 ...
John Bell Hood... ated outside of Killeen, Texas. The post is named after Confederate General. It i
John McCain... nt in all but one election since 1952. In 2004 and 2008, George W. Bush andswept every county in the state, both receiving over 65 percent of the sta ...
Hans Wiegel... 0. This cabinet fell after a few months. Meanwhile the charismatic young MPhad attracted considerable attention. He became the new leader of the VVD: ...
Montgomery C. Meigs... aph lines, and then famously sent a telegram to Union Quartermaster Generalcomplaining of the poor quality of the mules he had captured
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 ...
John F. Kennedy... of the Pacific "Wall of the Missing" in Honolulu. In March 1963, Presidentdid a wreath-laying ceremony at O'Hare Airport to honor Butch O'Hare. The ...
Arthur MacArthur, Jr.... st and famous military men such as Ulysses S. Grant, Philip Henry Sheridan,, and George Crook were stationed at the fort at various times. Finally, o ...
Erwin Rommel's... ground for Eisenhower's combat command skills; during the initial phase ofmove into the Kasserine Pass, Eisenhower created some confusion in the ran ...
Ranald S. MackenzieA military expedition led by U.S. Army Colonelwas sent to the Texas Panhandle and Oklahoma Territory Panhandle area in 1 ...
Jorge Luis BorgesIn his short story, "The Secret Miracle",describes how the protagonist, Jaromir Hladik, had translated the Sefer Ye ...
Van Morrison... Richard Davis, upright bass player on "The Angel", also played the bass on's Astral Weeks
Ludwig von Reuter... of Versailles. On 21 June 1919, after nine months of waiting, Rear Admiral, the German officer in command at Scapa Flow, made the decision to scuttl ...
Stephen G. BurbridgeIn October 1864, Union raiders under Brigadier Generalpassed through Grundy on their way to destroy the saltworks near Saltville ...
Maurice, 6th duc de Broglie... th duc de Broglie upon the death without heir in 1960 of his older brother,, also a physicist. He did not marry. When he died in Louveciennes, he was ...
Jonathan Pryce... Prize in the year of its publication. Regeneration was filmed in 1997 within the role of Rivers
Erhard Milch... s Fieseler was to be the chief contractor. On 19 June, Generalfeldmarschallgave Fi 103 production high priority, and development was undertaken at th ...
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 ...
Alf Landon... pe of his being selected. He publicly endorsed the nominee, Kansas Governor. But Hoover might as well have been the nominee, since the Democrats virt ...
Aloysius SchmittFather(1909–1941), the first chaplain to die in World War II, on board the USS O ...
George Crook... such as Ulysses S. Grant, Philip Henry Sheridan, Arthur MacArthur, Jr., andwere stationed at the fort at various times. Finally, on June 14, 1860, th ...
Jonathan PryceStrachey was portrayed byin the 1995 film Carrington. At the 1995 Cannes Film Festival, Carrington ...
Lt Colonel PicquartIn August 1896, the new chief of French military intelligence,, reported to his superiors that he had found evidence to the effect that ...
J. R. R. TolkienAs a child and a teenager, Gaiman read the works of C. S. Lewis,, Lewis Carroll, James Branch Cabell, Edgar Allan Poe, Michael Moorcock, U ...
J.E.B. Stuart... ed by Union troops. On December 28, 1862, Confederate cavalry under Generalraided the station. Stuart seized supplies from the area, destroyed a near ...
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 ...
William Clark... d. The Crow Indians frequented this area from about the year 1700. In 1806,traveled through the region on the Lewis and Clark Expedition. He inscribe ...
Eric Clapton... n Hour 1989 Interview on BBC Radio 1 May listed Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck andas his guitar heroes. In a 1991 interview for Guitar World magazine, May r ...
Shmuel Gonen... d disengagement, which would allow soldiers to be redeployed to the Sinai ('s defeat at Hizayon in the Sinai had taken place two days earlier). Other ...
James Herriot... he soap was Christopher Timothy, well known due to his long-running role asin the series All Creatures Great and Small from 1978 to 1990. In Doctors, ...
Georges Doriot... e a profit in the market. The only serious expression of interest came fromand his American Research and Development Corporation (AR&D). Worried that ...
Robert F. Kennedy... deral gun regulations came as a response to the murders of John F. Kennedy,, and Martin Luther King Jr.
Heinrich Himmler... elia, based on wartime Nazi activities. Created on order of Reichsführer-SS, a Nazi ethnic German organisation called Selbstschutz carried out execut ...
George B. McClellan... orked for, and became friendly with, one of his future commanding officers,
Jefferson DavisWhen General Grant's forces broke through Richmond's defenses,ordered the destruction of Richmond's militarily significant supplies; the ...
Nick Fury... nough for Gail Richards (his mother) to say her goodbyes. Skull explains tothat all he wanted to do with the Cosmic Cube was to turn back time and pr ...
Antipater... metrius was married five times; his first wife was Phila daughter of Regentby whom he had two children: Stratonice of Syria and Antigonus II Gonatas. ...
Nicolas Luckner... rote Chant de guerre pour l'Armée du Rhin and dedicated the song to Marshal, a Bavarian in French service from Cham. The melody soon became the rally ...
John Kerry... ection George W. Bush won 52% of the vote, compared to 44% statewide, whilewon 46% of the vote, compared to 56% statewide. In the 2006 state governor ...
Kit Carson... ive American tribes of the American West, under James Carleton's direction,instituted a scorched earth policy, burning Navajo fields and homes, and s ...
John F. Kennedy... e expansion of federal gun regulations came as a response to the murders of, Robert F. Kennedy, and Martin Luther King Jr.
Mobutu Sese Seko... ummit which was discussing Angola at that precise moment. Zairian Presidentcalled for a referendum on the future of the Cabinda. Lopes is reported to ...
Nina Bawden... Wireless Theatre Company. She appeared in a production of Carrie's War, thenovel, at the in 2009
King James IIPrincess Louisa Maria (1692–1712), the last daughter of(d. 1701), born after he lost his crown in the Glorious Revolution, was gi ...
Lysimachus... admit him into their city. But he soon afterwards ravaged the territory ofand effected a reconciliation with Seleucus, to whom he gave his daughter ...
Charles II... handed over to England, as promised, so flying the St George's Cross untilsold it to the king of France in 1662
Oreste Baratieri... Major Giuseppe Galliano, and took the bulk of his troops to Adigrat, where, the Italian commander, was concentrating the Italian Army
George Armstrong Custer... neral in the Union Army who commanded an 1876 expedition in connection with’s campaign against Native Americans, specifically in the west
Julian Huxley... s Symbionticism and the origin of species; and there was a brief mention byin 1930; all in vain because sufficient evidence was lacking. Symbiosis as ...
Ty Cobb... eded him). His 100 steals set a new American League (AL) record, surpassing's 96 set in 1915. That winter, Henderson played in the Puerto Rican Profe ...
Andy Hayman... dition of the words "Briefing Rooms". In 2009, former senior police officer, who sat on the committee after the 7 July 2005 London bombings and at ot ...
Benito Mussolini... uivalent honorifics for knights, such as Cavaliere in Italy (e.g. Cavaliere), and Ritter in Germany and the Austro-Hungarian Empire (e.g. Georg Ritte ...
John F. KennedyDespite the criticism, modern politicians as diverse as, Ronald Reagan, Michael Dukakis, and Sarah Palin, have all made reference ...
Decimus Junius Brutus... s of memory loss as the legendary Lethe River. In 138 BC, the Roman generalsought to dispose of the myth, as it impeded his military campaigns in the ...
Kevin KeeganDalglish was signed to replace, and Liverpool supporters were initially sceptical that he could perform ...
Caesar Rodney... nce. The tie in the Delaware delegation was broken by the timely arrival of, who voted for independence. The New York delegation abstained once again ...
George Martin... from that day's work on the song; asked why a longer version wasn't issued,explained: "I think it gets boring.
Bruce MarshallScottish writerused Bass Rock as the miraculous destination of the "Garden of Eden", a da ...
Robin Ibbs... hough cuts had been made, transformation had not happened. In February 1988, recruited from ICI in July 1983 to run the Efficiency Unit (now in No. 1 ...
Roger Norrington... use of vibrato in late Romantic music is still common, though challenged byand others of the historically informed performance movement. Performances ...
Erich KochGauleiterprotracted the evacuation of the German civilian population until the East ...
Ronald Reagan... Carter, then president, had avowed his renewed and reaffirmed Christianity;was elected as his successor using a specifically Christian discourse
John Dankworth... chansonnier Jacques Brel, the musical partnership of Dame Cleo Laine & Sir, and the harmonica
Aristides... under which at least two ostracised leaders—Pericles' father Xanthippus and'the Just'—are known to have returned. Similarly, Cimon, ostracised in 461 ...
Pat Barker... life of W. H. R. Rivers and his encounter with Sassoon was fictionalised byin the Regeneration Trilogy, a series of three books including Regeneratio ...
Charles WilkesThe United States Exploring Expedition undervisited Funafuti, Nukufetau and Vaitupu in 1841. During this expedition, o ...
Pliny the ElderMuch of what we know of Apelles is derived from(Natural History, XXXV). His skill at drawing the human face is the point ...
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
Lysimachus... he other successors of Alexander, and Lycia became a part of the kingdom of, who ruled until he was killed in battle in 281 BC. By 240 BC Lycia was p ...
Jacob Brown... 2,285 in 2000. The county seat is Georgetown. It is named for Major General, an officer in the War of 1812 who was wounded at the Battle of Lundy's L ...
Elton John... ic Clapton, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Led Zeppelin, Elvis Costello, and
Robert GravesIn the poem The Red Ribbon Dream, written bynot long after Rivers's death, he touches on the peace and security he fel ...
Michael HeseltineMeanwhilehad introduced a comprehensive system of corporate and business planning ( ...
Hernán Cortés... settlement of certain Caribbean islands such as Cuba, Spanish conquistadorsand Pizarro were carried by the Spanish navy to the mainland, where they c ...
Bob McDonnell... ) assists in state gubernatorial races; it is currently chaired by Governorof Virginia
Prince Michael of Kent... named Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express was launched on 26 April 2007 by
Joseph StalinDuring the 1930s and 1940s's NKVD carried out numerous assassinations outside of the Soviet Union, s ...
Yishiha... d at present) as Kuye . There is some evidence that the Ming eunuch admiralreached Sakhalin in 1413 during one of his expeditions to the lower Amur, ...
Angela Lansbury... world as the "close of yet another chapter of the Golden Age of Hollywood".summed up the feeling of those of the Hollywood community who attended her ...
Frank Brennan... ream Christian thinking than Cardinal Pell". Jesuit human rights lawyer Fr.responded in an essay by saying that that while some Greens might be anti- ...
Howard Callaway... r in the deadlocked 1966 race between Democrat Lester Maddox and Republican. Whereas Black voted with the majority under strict construction to uphol ...
Jim Jeffords... Later in 2001, he became Senate Minority Leader again after Vermont senatorbecame an independent and caucused with the Democrats, allowing them to re ...
Manuel A. Odría... the Cathedral is based on the tyrannical dictatorship of Peruvian President. The protagonist, Santiago, rebels against the suffocating dictatorship b ...
George B. McClellanFollowing Maj. Gen.'s failure in the Peninsula Campaign, Burnside was offered command of the ...
John McCain... ry in 2004, but moderately voting for Democrat Barack Obama over Republicanin 2008
Nicholas II of Russia... 1 biographical film which tells the story of the last Russian monarch, Tsar, and his wife, Tsarina Alexandra
Cimon... Xanthippus and Aristides 'the Just'—are known to have returned. Similarly,, ostracised in 461 BC, was recalled during an emergency
John Tyler Morgan... to represent the U.S. and intervene in Hawaii without Senate confirmation., an expansionist pro-annexation Senator from Alabama, chaired the commiss ...
SaladinIn 1187invaded the kingdom, defeating the Crusaders at the Battle of Hattin. The ...
Ptolemy I Soter... skill at drawing the human face is the point of a story connecting him with. This onetime general of Alexander disliked Apelles while they both were ...
John Kerry... cratic presidential candidate Howard Dean, and later campaigned for nominee
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 ...
Gordon Liddy... character Nick Fury added. Moore and Gibbons saw The Comedian as "a kind ofcharacter, only a much bigger, tougher guy". Richard Reynolds described Th ...
Roy Marlin Voris... rcept and destroy enemy bombers attacking Allied landing forces was then-LT, who after the war founded and commanded the Navy's flight demonstration ...
Braxton Bragg... s into Union territory had been launched in August and September 1862. Both's invasion of Kentucky and Lee's invasion of Maryland were decisively rep ...
Mel Gibson... lian trained actors of renown include Errol Flynn, Peter Finch, Rod Taylor,, Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett and Heath Led ...
John BoxIt won Academy Awards for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration (, Ernest Archer, Jack Maxsted, Gil Parrondo, Vernon Dixon) and Best Costum ...
Robert Runcie... stant for Anglican Communion Affairs for the then Archbishop of Canterbury,, in the 1980s. As an envoy for the Church of England, he travelled to Leb ...
Prince Eugene of SavoyIn July 1708, the Duke of Marlborough, with his ally, won a great victory at the Battle of Oudenarde. On the way to the thanks ...
Brice Disque... home of the Army's Spruce Production Division under the command of Colonel. In the interwar years, the 5th Infantry Brigade was based there and from ...
Bobby RobsonCruyff was briefly replaced by, who took charge of the club for a single season in 1996–97. The club sig ...
Dirk Bogarde... was portrayed by Geneviève Page in the 1960 film Song Without End, oppositeas Liszt, by Fiona Lewis in the 1975 Ken Russell film Lisztomania, opposit ...
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster... igh Steward for the universities of Oxford and Cambridge. In 1525 he became, a position that entailed administrative and judicial control of much of ...
Jimmy Page... uct additional recordings. Here they used the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio.later recalled: "We needed the sort of facilities where we could have a cu ...
Strom ThurmondTrent Lott spoke on December 5, 2002 at the 100th birthday party of Sen.of South Carolina, a long time conservative leader. Thurmond had run for P ...
Shania Twain... h as Reba McEntire, Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Deana Carter, LeAnn Rimes,, and Mary Chapin Carpenter all released platinum selling albums in the 90 ...
Ronald Reagan... Reaganomics, a term popularized during the Presidential administrations of. This theory holds that reduced income tax rates increase GDP growth and ...
Mr. Spock... en." Barrett often joked that Roddenberry, given the choice between keeping(whom the network also hated) or the woman character, "kept the Vulcan and ...
Jimmy PageIt was Moon who recommended the name "Led Zeppelin" towho intended to name his new band 'Mad Dog'. According to Oxford lexicogra ...
Benito Mussolini... 35,000 men, with 80 battle tanks and 200 field artillery — was deployed, aswanted the victory to be credited to Italy. On 9 March 1937, the Italians ...
Gn. PompeiusThe last two treatises are supplemented by letters toand Ammaeus (two)
Bülow... istance, and in communication with him throughout. The Prussians rallied ons IV Corps, which had not been engaged at Ligny and was in a strong positi ...
Harry Turtledove... al characters in the alternate history novel The Man with the Iron Heart by
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 ...
Heraclius... under Khosrau II, invaded Jerusalem and captured the Cross. In 630, Emperormarched triumphantly into Jerusalem and restored the True Cross to the reb ...
Scott Ritter... ation of UN mandates to justify more severe action. It should be noted that, chief UN weapons inspector at the time, says that the inspectors were no ...
Richard Aldington... anced himself from its vision of despair. On November 15, 1922, he wrote to, saying, "As for The Waste Land, that is a thing of the past so far as I ...
Ambrose, Earl of Warwick... n debt. In accordance with his will, the castle passed first to his brother, and after the latter's death in 1590, to his illegitimate son, Sir Rober ...
Ian Carmichael... Must Advertise was adapted for television in 1973 as a mini-series starringas Lord Peter Wimsey, Mark Eden as Chief Inspector Charles Parker, Bridget ...
Pericles... 79 BC, an amnesty was declared under which at least two ostracised leaders—' father Xanthippus and Aristides 'the Just'—are known to have returned. S ...
Sid Watkins... two minutes of crashing, Senna was extracted from his race car by Professorand his medical team. Initial treatment took place by the side of the car, ...
John McCain... ought; despite being good friends with candidates Rudy Giuliani and Senator, Schwarzenegger remained neutral throughout 2007 and early 2008. Giuliani ...
Don Juan of AustriaDunkirk was besieged promptly and in great force, and whenand Condé appeared with the relieving army from Fumes, Turenne advanced bo ...
Hermann Göring... us of the occupied nation. Hoover toured what was to become West Germany in's old train coach and produced a number of reports critical of U.S. occup ...
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 ...
George Martin... iously. Therefore, at 10:00 am on Monday, 11 February 1963, The Beatles andstarted recording what was essentially their live act in 1963, and finishe ...
General Lu Bode... Han Dynasty established a military garrison there following the arrival of(路博德). In 46 BC the Han court decided that the conquest was too expensive ...
Ze'ev Jabotinsky... either Immanuel Neumann or Yehoshua Supersky (of the General Zionists) andor Eliyahu Ben Horin (of Hatzohar). The committee was in charge of the Irg ...
C. P. Snow... however, demands for change again grew. There was a concern (illustrated in’s Strangers and Brothers series of novels) that technical and scientific ...
Joanna Lumley... man and Diana Rigg later co-starred in Bond films. The New Avengers regularhad, prior to that series, appeared in the James Bond film On Her Majesty' ...
Richard Nixon... y saw election or succession of Republican presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower,, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush. The Re ...
Montgomery C. Meigs... mmanders and Stuart sent a personal telegram to Union Quartermaster General, "General Meigs will in the future please furnish better mules; those you ...
John Malcolm... nce in the Persian Gulf, a policy originally proposed by British politician. Indeed the British government was engaged in making agreements with loca ...
John Glenn... he best of them all. The Mercury Seven were Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper,, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard, and Deke Slayton
Charles II... which related unfavourable anecdotes about the prospective king of England,. In July 1660, following the Restoration, a royalist tract called The Pic ...
John McCain... ived 54.6% of the vote here (3,418 ballots received), outpolling Republican, who received 44.5% of the vote (2,788 ballots cast), with 81.3% of regis ...
J. R. R. Tolkien... the story is sometimes explained internally, as in The Lord of the Rings by, which depicts the Red Book of Westmarch (a story-internal version of the ...
Richard CurtisThe Black Adder was the first series of Blackadder and was written byand Rowan Atkinson, and produced by John Lloyd. The series was originally ...
Timur... (1282), during which Abulfeda describes it as a very strong place. In 1400pillaged it
George Martin... t now, it seems strangely similar to The Goon Show." Lennon also noted thathad made records with both Spike Milligan and Peter Sellers
Chris Gayle... ng or kept up with it would include Ravindra Jadeja, Yuvraj Singh of India,of West Indies. There were other players who were considered pure left arm ...
Winston Churchill... e and the exclusive Bangalore Club, which counts among its previous membersand the Maharaja of Mysore. The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited SC is based ...
Sarah McLachlan... cipating artists include Kevin Aviance, Janis Ian, k.d. lang, Cyndi Lauper,, and Rufus Wainwright
Vera Atkins... the incident record no German injuries or casualties. A recent biography of, Sarah Helm, A Life in Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Missing Agents of ...
Mel Gibson... re based upon the series circulated during the 1960s, 1980s and 1990s, withat one point being considered a front-runner for the role of Steed. Ultima ...
Josiah Tattnall... S. naval forces were unable to break the Union blockade including Commodore’s ironclads from Savannah, in 1862 with the CSS Atlanta. Secretary of the ...
Lord Hill... de batterie drew up in the centre. These opened fire at 11:50, according to(commander of the Anglo-allied II Corps), while other sources put the time ...
Kit Carson... Ashley, Jedediah Smith, William Sublette, Andrew Henry, Thomas Fitzpatrick,, Jim Bridger, Peter Skene Ogden, David Thompson, James Douglas, Donald Ma ...
Eric Clapton... og (1996) and Jubilation (1998); the latter included guest appearances fromand John Hiatt
Zachary Taylor... itary service. Other notable American participants included Winfield Scott,, and Jefferson Davis. The war gave impetus to the US policy of Indian rem ...
James T. KirkIn the year 2293, recently retired Captain, Montgomery Scott, and Pavel Chekov attend the maiden voyage of the Stars ...
OliverAfter Richard Cromwell, who had succeeded his fatheras Lord Protector in 1658, was effectively deposed by an officers' coup in ...
John Kerry... d area overall, narrowly voting for Republican George W. Bush over Democratin 2004, but moderately voting for Democrat Barack Obama over Republican J ...
Ronald Reagan... ved quickly to support the Somocistas with financial and material aid. Whentook office, he augmented the direct support to an anti-Sandinista group, ...
George S. Patton... las MacArthur and helped by lower ranking officers Dwight D. Eisenhower andto stop a march. MacArthur, believing he was fighting a communist revoluti ...
George Lincoln Rockwell... g individuals with unpopular or bigoted viewpoints, such as George Wallace,, and KKK members. The ACLU has defended American Nazis many times, and th ...
Gerald Ford... or succession of Republican presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard Nixon,, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush. The Republican Part ...
Glenn Barr... orthern Ireland. The strike was led by Vanguard Assemblyman and UDA member,
Robert F. Kennedy... t, an amazingly strong showing for such a challenger. Four days later, Sen.of New York entered the race. Internal polling by Johnson's campaign in Wi ...
Oliver Cromwell... ero-worship", lavishing largely uncritical praise on strong leaders such as, Frederick the Great and Napoleon. Romantic nationalism had a largely neg ...
Clement Attlee'sSt-Laurent was an early supporter of British Prime Ministerproposal to transform the British Commonwealth from a club of white domini ...
John S. McCain, Jr.... , at Coco Solo Naval Air Station in the Panama Canal Zone, to naval officer(1911–1981) and Roberta (Wright) McCain (b. 1912). At that time, the Panam ...
Scott Carpenter... ered by many test pilots to be the best of them all. The Mercury Seven were, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard, and ...
Tom Jones... e Olivier, John Mills, the Dad's Army cast, Glenda Jackson, Shirley Bassey,, Elton John, The Beatles and even former Prime Minister
Jools Holland#*Sam Brown: lead vocal /: piano / Jim Capaldi: drum
Moshe Dayan... ite this, at 7 AM, that is, four hours later, Israel’s minister of defense,, “gave the order to go into action against Syria.” He further writes that ...
Montgomery ScottIn the year 2293, recently retired Captain James T. Kirk,, and Pavel Chekov attend the maiden voyage of the Starship USS Enterprise ...
James Henderson BlountCleveland appointedof Macon, Georgia, as Commissioner Paramount and Minister to Hawaii. His c ...
John S. McCain, Sr.... Scots-Irish and English ancestors. His father and his paternal grandfather,, both became four-star United States Navy admirals. His family, including ...
Napoleon I... July 1795, making it France's first anthem. It later lost this status under, and the song was banned outright by Louis XVIII and Napoleon III, only b ...
Queen Elizabeth II... ven the style during the lifetime of another Princess Royal. In particular,never held the title as her aunt, , was in possession of the title
John GingIn an open letter to Gaza Strip UNRWA chiefpublished August 20, 2009, the movement's Popular Committees for Refugees ...
John EhrlichmanOn April 30, Nixon asked for the resignation of H. R. Haldeman and, two of his most influential aides, both of whom were indicted, convicted ...
Gérard... hen too far away to reach Waterloo. Grouchy was advised by his subordinate,, to "march to the sound of the guns", but stuck to his orders and engaged ...
Wu Sangui... he city fell. The Manchu Qing Dynasty then allied with Ming Dynasty generaland overthrew Li's short-lived Shun Dynasty, and subsequently seized contr ...
Arthur C. Clarke... rnment's lower house is selected by sortition. In Songs of Distant Earth by, the futuristic society on Thalassa is ruled by demarchy
George J. Stannard... oshen Gore No. 1, the town was incorporated as Stannard in honor of General, a Union Army hero of the Civil War. Stannard and his 2nd Vermont Brigade ...
Jefferson Davis... notable American participants included Winfield Scott, Zachary Taylor, and. The war gave impetus to the US policy of Indian removal, in which Native ...
Mobutu Sese SekoDuring the crucial period of July–August 1960,built up "his" national army by channeling foreign aid to units loyal to h ...
Randolph QuirkFurthermore,and Gabriele Stein thought about a Nuclear English, which, however, has ne ...
William the third... all Dutch monarchs have been buried in the same church. His great-grandson, King of England and Scotland and Stadtholder in the Netherlands, was bur ...
John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland... enclosure was a result of inflation, he was only ignored. It was not untilwas Protector that his finance minister William Cecil took action on debas ...
Ronald Reagan... of Republican presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford,, George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush. The Republican Party, led by House ...
Daniel Vettori... were other players who were considered pure left arm orthodox bowlers like, Nicky Boje but picked up their game as batsman over time and got better ...
John Surtees... Hill, Olivier Gendebien, Mike Hawthorn, Peter Collins, Giancarlo Baghetti,, Lorenzo Bandini, Ludovico Scarfiotti, Jacky Ickx, Mario Andretti, Clay R ...
Ronald ReaganDespite the criticism, modern politicians as diverse as John F. Kennedy,, Michael Dukakis, and Sarah Palin, have all made reference to Winthrop's ...
Jean-Baptiste Bessières... mpress Dragoons was also present at the battle under the command of Marshal. The reinforcements that Bessières brought were almost symbolic, despite ...
Andy GoldsworthyIn October 2008 artistconstructed a new sculpture "Spire" in the Presidio. It is tall and locate ...
Winfield Scott... ln his brief military service. Other notable American participants included, Zachary Taylor, and Jefferson Davis. The war gave impetus to the US poli ...
Penelope Keith... series alongside guests including John Wells, Willie Rushton, Kenny Lynch,and Nerys Hughes. Mays Records released The Best of - Tickle on the Tum in ...
Frederick Steele... was fought and won by the Confederates. Ulysses S. Grant sent Union Generalto Brownsville to patrol the Mexican-American border after Civil War to ai ...
Robert E. Rodes... l, bypassing the next most senior infantry general in the corps, Brig. Gen., sent a message ordering Stuart to take command of the Second Corps. Alth ...
Charles III of Spain... ssion, the bells have rung faithfully every evening, a promise made to Kingwhen he sent the original bells to the Mission in 1777. He asked that the ...
Virginia McKenna... ican production companies, including A Town Like Alice (1956) which starredand Peter Finch; The Shiralee (1957) also starring Peter Finch with Austra ...
Camillus... iance with Rome for over 300 years. It eventually fell to the Roman general's army in 396 BC. Veii continued to be occupied after its capture by the ...