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  • 41LAMBERT, George Washington Thomas (1873-1930), the third name was never used — artist was born at St Petersburg, Russia, on 13 September 1873, the fourth child and only son of George Washington Lambert, an American engineer who went to Russia to assist in the construction of railways. His mother was the only child of an… …

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  • 42Robert Peake the Elder — (c. 1551 – 1619) was an English painter active in the later part of Elizabeth I s reign and for most of the reign of James I. In 1604, he was appointed picture maker to the heir to the throne, Prince Henry, and in 1607, serjeant painter to King… …

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  • 43Hanged, drawn and quartered — The execution of Hugh Despenser the Younger, as depicted in the Froissart of Louis of Gruuthuse To be hanged, drawn and quartered was from 1351 a penalty in England for men convicted of high treason, although the ritual was first recorded during… …

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  • 44Mongol military tactics and organization — The Mongol military tactics and organization helped the Mongol Empire to conquer nearly all of continental Asia, the Middle East and parts of eastern Europe. In many ways, it can be regarded as the first modern military system. The original… …

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  • 45First Battle of Middlewich — The First Battle of Middlewich took place on the 13 March, 1643, [The date is adjusted to show the year starting on 1 January but retaining the Julian calendar, and all other dates in this article use this convention. This is type of dating is… …

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  • 46Hindu mythological wars — The Wars of Hindu history depict great heroes and demons in battles filled with the force of celestial weapons and beings, religious mysticism, magic, and the supernatural. Overriding the battles is a deeper depiction of religion and fate.… …

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  • 47Thiruppavai — The Tiruppavai is a collection of thirty stanzas ( pasuram ) in Tamil written by a Brahmin girl, Andal, in praise of the God Tirumal or Vishnu. It is part of Divya Prabandha, a work of the twelve Alvars, and is important in Tamil literature.… …

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  • 48Dănilă Prepeleac — The traditional Romanian method for stacking hay around a prepeleac Dănilă Prepeleac (Romanian pronunciation: [dəˈnilə prepeˈle̯ak]; occasionally translated as Danilo the Pole , Dănilă Haystack Peg or Danillo Nonsuch ) is an 1876 fantasy… …

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  • 49Voyager Golden Record — The Voyager Golden Record is a phonograph record included in the two Voyager spacecraft launched in 1977. It contains sounds and images selected to portray the diversity of life and culture on Earth. It is intended for any intelligent… …

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  • 50List of Chinese inventions — A bronze Chinese crossbow mechanism with a buttplate (the wooden components have …

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  • 51Nicolas Mathieu Rieussec — Born Nicolas Mathieu Rieussec July 20, 1781(1781 07 20) Paris, France Died June 18, 1866(1866 06 18) (aged 84) Paris, France Occupation Watchmaker, inventor, businessman …

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  • 52India — /in dee euh/, n. 1. Hindi, Bharat. a republic in S Asia: a union comprising 25 states and 7 union territories; formerly a British colony; gained independence Aug. 15, 1947; became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations Jan. 26, 1950.… …

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  • 53Glasgow —    GLASGOW, a city, the seat of a university, and a sea port, having separate jurisdiction, locally in the Lower ward of the county of Lanark, and situated in longitude 4° 15 51 (W.), and latitude 55° 52 10 (N.), 23 miles (E. by S.) from Greenock …

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  • 54Discworld characters — This article contains brief biographies for characters from Terry Pratchett s Discworld series. This list consists of human characters. For biographies of noted members of the Discworld s ethnic minorities (Dwarfs, trolls, undead), see the… …

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  • 55Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …

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  • 56Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …

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  • 57Paisley —    PAISLEY, a burgh, market town, and ancient parish, in the Upper ward of the county of Renfrew, of which it is the principal place, and the seat of a wide manufacturing district, 7½ miles (W. by S.) from Glasgow, and 50 (W. by S.) from… …

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  • 58Dick Turpin — This article is about the highwayman. For other uses, see Dick Turpin (disambiguation). Richard Dick Turpin …

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  • 59Dandy waggon — A dandy waggon from the Ffestiniog Railway on display at the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway in North Wales. The dandy waggon is a type of railroad car used to carry horses on gravity trains.[1] They are particularly associated with the narrow… …

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  • 60Nottingham Corporation Tramways — This article is about trams between 1898–1938. For trams between 1875 1897, see Nottingham and District Tramways Company Limited. For trams from 2004 onwards, see Nottingham Express Transit. Tram passing Nottingham Victoria Railway Station… …

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