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Napoleon III style

29-May-2022 09:07:31

The Napoleon III style , also known as the Second Empire style , was a highly eclectic style of architecture and decorative arts, which used elements of many different historical styles, and also made innovative use of modern materials, such as iron frameworks and glass skylights. It flourished du ...


The Silent Child

29-May-2022 09:07:32

The Silent Child is a British sign-language short film written by and starring Rachel Shenton and directed by Chris Overton, and released in 2017 by Slick Films. It tells the story of Libby, a profoundly deaf four-year-old girl, who lives a silent life until a social worker, played by Shenton, tea ...


Tom Adams (illustrator)

29-May-2022 09:07:33

Thomas Charles Renwick Adams was a US-born Anglo-Scots illustrator and painter. Long active in a variety of visual formats, he is known for his work in book cover art, portrait painting, poster, advertising and album art. He is most widely known for his book cover art for the paperback editions of ...


Republican National Convention

29-May-2022 09:07:36

The Republican National Convention is a series of presidential nominating conventions held every four years since 1856 by the United States Republican Party. They are administered by the Republican National Committee. The primary goal of the Republican National Convention is to nominate and confir ...


Irit Linur

29-May-2022 09:07:36

Irit Linur is an Israeli author. Biography. Irit Linur was married to Alon Ben David, Senior Defense Correspondent for Israel Channel 10 and Middle East Correspondent for Jane's Defence Weekly. Literary career. Linur started her writing career as a satirical columnist in local newspapers. Her fi ...


Hörgr

29-May-2022 09:07:38

A hörgr or hearg was a type of altar or cult site, possibly consisting of a heap of stones, used in Norse religion, as opposed to a roofed hall used as a hof . The Old Norse term is attested in both the Poetic Edda and the Prose Edda , in the sagas of Icelanders, skaldic poetry, and with it ...


Noreen Branson

29-May-2022 09:07:38

Noreen Branson was a communist activist, and historian of the Communist Party of Great Britain. Early life. Branson was born on 16 May 1910 in London. Both of her parents died during World War I and she was raised by her grandparents. She joined The Bach Choir in 1929 and took part in a Charity C ...


Haakon Paulsson

29-May-2022 09:07:38

Haakon Paulsson was a Norwegian Jarl and jointly ruled the Earldom of Orkney with his cousin Magnus Erlendsson. Their lives and times are recounted in the Orkneyinga Saga , which was first written down in the early 13th century by an unknown Icelandic author. Family background. Haakon's father w ...


William Sulzer

29-May-2022 09:07:39

William Sulzer was an American lawyer and politician, nicknamed Plain Bill Sulzer. He was the 39th Governor of New York and a long-serving congressman from the same state. He was the first and so far only New York governor to be impeached. He broke with his sponsors at Tammany Hall, and they pro ...


Flight test

29-May-2022 09:07:41

Flight testing is a branch of aeronautical engineering that develops and gathers data during flight of an aircraft, or atmospheric testing of launch vehicles and reusable spacecraft, and then analyzes the data to evaluate the aerodynamic flight characteristics of the vehicle in order to validate t ...


Samsung i8000 Omnia II

29-May-2022 09:07:43

The Samsung Omnia II GT-I8000 is a multimedia smartphone announced at Samsung Mobile Unpacked on June 15, 2009. Earlier Omnia II releases run Windows Mobile 6.1, however they are upgradable to version 6.5. There is also an unofficial and experimental Android version available. Verizon is the offic ...


Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral, Santarém

29-May-2022 09:07:43

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception also called Santarém Cathedral formerly known as Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception , is located in the historic centre of Santarém, more precisely in the parish of São Salvador in Portugal. History. This Jesuit church, dat ...


Brock Lesnar

29-May-2022 09:07:45

Brock Edward Lesnar is an American professional wrestler and former mixed martial artist and professional football player. He is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the Raw brand. He is overall a nine-time world champion. After his successful amateur wrestling career at Bismarck State Co ...


Hiplet (dance style)

29-May-2022 09:07:45

Hiplet is a newly recognized dance style that fuses ballet with hip hop. The term was first coined in 2009, but in May 2016, dancers from the Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center performing hiplet gained widespread popularity after a video of the dancers attained thousands of views on Instagram. AB ...


Love's Labour's Won

29-May-2022 09:07:45

Love's Labour's Won is a lost play attributed by contemporaries to William Shakespeare, written before 1598 and published by 1603, though no copies are known to have survived. Scholars dispute whether it is a true lost work, possibly a sequel to Love's Labour's Lost , or an alternative title to a ...


Henry Overstolz

29-May-2022 09:07:46

Henry Overstolz was the 24th mayor of St. Louis, Missouri, serving from 1876 to 1881. He is a direct descendant of the oldest patrician family of Cologne, Germany. Henry exerted a wide influence on public thought and action, upon political affairs and business activity, and fifteen years prior to hi ...


Hamilton Township, Michigan

29-May-2022 09:07:47

* Hamilton Township, Clare County, Michigan * Hamilton Township, Gratiot County, Michigan * Hamilton Township, Van Buren County, Michigan * Hamilton, Michigan ...


Sansei

29-May-2022 09:07:48

is a Japanese and North American English term used in parts of the world such as South America and North America to specify the children of children born to ethnic Japanese in a new country of residence. The nisei are considered the second generation; grandchildren of the Japanese-born immigrants ...


Briggs

29-May-2022 09:07:49

* 4209 Briggs * Briggs & Stratton * Briggs (crater) * Briggs (rapper) * Briggs (surname) * Briggs Automotive Company * Briggs Initiative * Briggs Islet * Briggs Lake * Briggs Manufacturing Company * Briggs Township, Ontario * Briggs v. Elliott * Briggs, Indiana * Briggs, Nebraska * Briggs, Ohio ...


Marquis reagent

29-May-2022 09:07:50

Marquis reagent is used as a simple spot-test to presumptively identify alkaloids as well as other compounds. It is composed of a mixture of formaldehyde and concentrated sulfuric acid, which is dripped onto the substance being tested. The United States Department of Justice method for producing t ...


Viz Media

29-May-2022 09:07:54

VIZ Media LLC. is an American manga publisher, anime distributor and entertainment company headquartered in San Francisco, California. It was founded in 1986 as VIZ LLC.. In 2005, VIZ LLC and ShoPro Entertainment merged to form the current VIZ Media LLC, which is owned by Japanese publishing congl ...


Lesbia

29-May-2022 09:07:57

Lesbia was the literary pseudonym used by the Roman poet Gaius Valerius Catullus to refer to his lover. Lesbia is traditionally identified with Clodia, the wife of Quintus Caecilius Metellus Celer and sister of Publius Clodius Pulcher; her conduct and motives are maligned in Cicero's extant speech ...


Owen Williams (engineer)

29-May-2022 09:07:58

Sir Evan Owen Williams was an English engineer and architect, known for being the principal engineer for Gravelly Hill Interchange as well as a number of key modernist buildings, including the Express Building in Manchester and Boots D10 Building in Nottingham. Primarily an engineer, he was not c ...


Dragon Ball

29-May-2022 09:07:59

Dragon Ball is a Japanese media franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984. The initial manga, written and illustrated by Toriyama, was serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1984 to 1995, with the 519 individual chapters collected into 42 tankōbon volumes by its publisher Shueisha. Dragon ...


1882 in music

29-May-2022 09:07:59

Events in the year 1882 in music . Specific locations. *1882 in Norwegian music Events. *January – Richard Wagner completes his opera Parsifal *July 26 – Wagner's Parsifal is premièred at the Bayreuth Festspielhaus under the baton of Hermann Levi with the tenor Hermann Winkelmann in the ...