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Republic of the Congo

-congo-pygmies-slavery-human-rights title Pygmies in the Congo treated like "pets": report publisher globalpost.com accessdate November 13, 2011 date July 13, 2014


Helsinki

was established as a trading town by King Gustav I of Sweden in 1550 as the town of Helsingfors, which he intended to be a rival to the Hanseatic city of Reval (today known as Tallinn). Little came of the plans as Helsinki remained a tiny town plagued by poverty, wars, and diseases. The plague (plague (disease)) of 1710 killed the greater part of the inhabitants of Helsinki.

"pandemics" "''Armies of pestilence: the effects of pandemics on history''". James Clarke & Co. (2004). p.72. ISBN 0-227-17240-X The plague killed two-thirds of the inhabitants of Helsinki,


Tallinn

connections with these three cities. Helsinki was established as a trading town by King Gustav I of Sweden in 1550 as the town of Helsingfors, which he intended to be a rival to the Hanseatic city of Reval (today known as Tallinn). Little came of the plans as Helsinki remained a tiny town plagued by poverty, wars, and diseases. The plague (plague (disease)) of 1710 killed the greater part of the inhabitants of Helsinki.

view 409531 title Ruttopuisto – Plague Park publisher Tabblo.com date accessdate 2008-11-03 The construction of the naval fortress Sveaborg (Suomenlinna) (In Finnish ''Viapori'', today also ''Suomenlinna'') in the 18th century helped improve Helsinki's status, but it was not until Russia defeated Sweden in the Finnish War and annexed Finland as the autonomous Grand Duchy of Finland in 1809 that the town began to develop into a substantial city


Seville

and form the Banyan Drive. * There are several impressive Banyans to be found in the parks in Seville, Spain around the Santa Cruz district (Santa Cruz, Seville).stories view 477859 The fabulous trees of Seville * Strangler figs also occur in areas of Australia such as the Daintree rainforest in Queensland's far north (Tropical North Queensland). Well known is the Curtain Fig Tree on the Atherton Tablelands. He travelled to Naples where he met the artist Pablo Moron, who became his long standing assistant. Perez's most important works can be found in Rome. They include the fresco ''The Dispute over the Body of Moses'' (circa 1574) in the Sistine Chapel; frescoes in the Villa d'Este in Tivoli (Tivoli, Italy) and the Villa Mondragone in Frascati. He also worked in Malta (from 1576), Seville (in the 1580s) and Lima (from 1589), where he died. The first direct demonstration of Earth's sphericity came in the form of the first circumnavigation in history, an expedition captained by Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan. Nowell, Charles E. ed. (1962). Magellan's Voyage around the World: Three Contemporary Accounts. Evanston: NU Press. The expedition was financed by the Spanish Crown. On August 10, 1519, the five ships under Magellan's command departed from Seville. They crossed the Atlantic Ocean, passed through the Strait of Magellan, crossed the Pacific, and arrived in Cebu, where Magellan was killed by Philippine natives in a battle. His second in command, the Spaniard Juan Sebastián Elcano, continued the expedition and, on September 6, 1522, arrived at Seville, completing the circumnavigation. Charles I of Spain, in recognition of his feat, gave Elcano a coat of arms with the motto ''Primus circumdedisti me'' (in Latin, "You went around me first"). Joseph Jacobs(2006), "The story of geographical discovery" p.90 founded WikiPedia:Seville commons:Sevilla


Stockholm

in Prussia. "''Armies of pestilence: the effects of pandemics on history''". James Clarke & Co. (2004). p.72. ISBN 0-227-17240-X The plague killed two-thirds of the inhabitants of Helsinki,


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