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Qing dynasty

with significant support in the field. History In Qing dynasty China, the Liaodong Peninsula was administratively part of Liaoning Province. In 1882, the Beiyang Fleet established a naval base and coaling station at Lüshunkou near the southern end of the peninsula. Ancient After their use in Ancient Greece for raising the height of important characters in the Greek theatre and their similar use by high-born prostitutes or courtesans in Venice in the sixteenth century, platform shoes are thought to have been worn in Europe in the eighteenth century to avoid the muck of urban streets. Of the same practical origins are Japanese ''geta (geta (footwear))''. There may also be a connection to the buskins of Ancient Rome, which frequently had very thick soles to give added height to the wearer. In ancient China men wore black boots with very thick sole made from layers of white clothes, this style of boots are often worn today on stage for Peking opera. ) is a palace in the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. It is the largest of the three halls of the Inner Court (the other two being the Hall of Union and the Palace of Earthly Tranquility), located at the northern end of the Forbidden City. During the Qing dynasty, the palace often served as the Emperor's audience hall, where he held council with the Grand Council. History The Beijing–Shanghai railway is composed of three sections. These three sections are some of the earliest railways in China, built before 1910 during the Qing dynasty. The first section is from Beijing to Tianjin, constructed as part of the Imperial Railways of Northern China between 1897 and 1900.


Dominican Republic

for his novel ''Baní o Engracia y Antoñita'' (1892). Still, in some ways, his vision was narrow. J. Alcántara Almánzar remarks that "black people are practically absent as important characters, and this absence is very significant in a country whose majority is 'mulatto'." Blacks are more present in the ''costumbrista'' works of Cesar Nicolas Penson (1855–1901), but he is far more sympathetic to his white characters, portraying Haitians as fierce beasts. J. Alcántara Almánzar Black images in Dominican literature in New West Indian Guide Nieuwe West-Indische Gids 61 (1987), no: 3 4, Leiden, 161:173. Accessed online at kitlv-journals.nl 2010-01-21. * Order José Martí by the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba, 2000 * Received the highest official awards from Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and Panama: the Order Aguila Azteca, the Order Vasco Nunez de Balboa, and the Order Duarte, Sanchez, and Mella, respectively * Named ''National Hero of Labor'' in Cuba Reception While the film was a direct-to-video release in many countries, including the United States, Japan, Canada, mainland China (People's Republic of China), Hong Kong and Taiwan (Republic of China), it was a theatrical release in the United Kingdom, France, Austria, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Brazil, Australia and some other European countries. '''Martin Rivera''' (born October 20, 1982), better known as '''Noztra''', is a reggaeton musician. Born in San Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic, his family moved to New York looking for work when he was seven. At the age of 16, Noztra began composing his own lyrics and music. thumb 300px right Pedro Mir (Image:Pedro mir.jpg) '''Pedro Julio Mir Valentín''' (3 June 1913, San Pedro de Macorís – 11 July 2000, Santo Domingo) was a Dominican (Dominican Republic) poet and writer, named Poet Laureate of the Dominican Republic by Congress (Congress of the Dominican Republic) in 1984, and a member of the generation of "Independent poets of the 1940s" in Dominican poetry. thumb 300px right Pedro Mir (Image:Pedro mir.jpg) '''Pedro Julio Mir Valentín''' (3 June 1913, San Pedro de Macorís – 11 July 2000, Santo Domingo) was a Dominican (Dominican Republic) poet and writer, named Poet Laureate of the Dominican Republic by Congress (Congress of the Dominican Republic) in 1984, and a member of the generation of "Independent poets of the 1940s" in Dominican poetry. '''Rafael Leonidas Belliard Matias''' (born October 24, 1961, in Pueblo Nuevo, Dominican Republic) is a former Major League Baseball shortstop. He is currently the infield coach for the Detroit Tigers. thumb Hernandez (left) before the Nationals home opener in 2009. (File:Anderson Hernández and Joe Beimel.jpg) '''Anderson Hernández''' (born October 30, 1982) is a Dominican (Dominican Republic) professional baseball infielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball. He made his major league debut in WikiPedia:Dominican Republic Dmoz:Regional Caribbean Dominican Republic commons:República Dominicana


Brazil

cultural aspect. It has always tried to bring in the broadest types of students in order to foster and develop diversity amongst its student body. PUC-Rio has been responsible for the formation and education of many professionals who have become influential and important characters of Brazilian society. Location The University is located in Gávea (


Russia

social science experts around the world who have studied the historical events in Colombia suggest the influence and intervention, as in many other South American countries, of the United States and of the Soviet Union to stop or enhance, given the case, of communism in Colombia. Some important characters in the history of communism in Colombia are Jorge Eliécer Gaitán, Jaime Pardo Leal, Carlos Pizarro Leongómez, Bernardo Jaramillo Ossa, and Jaime Bateman Cayón, among others. Many of these figures were persecuted or eventually assassinated under different circumstances. According to some critics, evidence of the involvement of members of the Colombian Army and of United States organizations like the Central Intelligence Agency was present in several of the cases. '''Pavel Grigoryevich Antokolsky''' ( Commons:Category:Russia WikiPedia:Russia Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia


France

from Boulder, Colorado, René Fromage being from France, and Kurt Wüfner appearing at the downhill event right before a Scandinavian is given a gold medal. Although many of the segments could easily stand alone, there are a number of recurring events and important characters. The largest such story is the coverage of the marathon (marathon (sport)), where competitors René Fromage (a French (France) goat) and Kit Mambo (an African lioness) are the favorites to win. Both

, and then as of April 1942 Adolf Wagner's successor as acting Gauleiter of Munich-Upper Bavaria. After Ludwig Siebert (Ludwig Siebert (politician))'s death on 1 November 1942, he was also appointed acting ''Ministerpräsident'' of Bavaria. As the war continued, he took up more and more ministerial posts, especially after Wagner's death. At the same time, the book introduces the reader to the political biographies of two important characters of the time. The first and main character is Prince Metternich (Klemens Wenzel, Prince von Metternich), the Austrian Chancellor at that time. As the statesman of an old and fragile multilingual empire, Metternich had to deal with the task of organizing the alliance against Napoleon, while at the same time being a forced ally of France. After Napoleon was defeated, Metternich became the organizer of the Congress system, through which he would seek the survival and advancement of Austria. During its ''Siglo de Oro'', the Spanish Empire had possession of the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, most of Italy, parts of Germany, parts of France, and many colonies in the Americas, Africa, and Asia. With the conquest of inland Mexico, Peru, and the Philippines in the 16th century, Spain established overseas dominions on a scale and world distribution that had never been approached by its predecessors (the Mongol Empire had been larger but was restricted to Eurasia). Possessions in Europe, Africa, the Atlantic Ocean, the Americas, the Pacific Ocean, and the Far East qualified the Spanish Empire as attaining a global presence in this sense. *'''August 2''': Saudi Arabia's King Fahd issues a decree replacing all members of the Council of Ministers who do not have blood ties so the royal family. While most of the Council's top positions are unaffected by the reshuffling, Oil Minister Hisham Nazer is replaced with Ali bin Ibrahim al-Naimi. *'''August 14''': Iran's official news agency, IRNA, reports that Iran has been unable to sell Commons:Category:France WikiPedia:France Dmoz:Regional Europe France


Germany

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important characters for the entry of the Ottoman Empire into World War I. '''Klaus Abbelen''' (born 15 September 1960 in Tönisvorst, Germany) is a butcher master, an entrepreneur for meat products (thus nicknamed ''Frikadelli''), and a race car driver (driving). On November 16, 2007, little-known German (Germany) architect Heike Hanada was declared the winner with her proposal ''Delphinium''. Her project includes a high-rise glass building, spatially removed from Asplund's main library but connected to it by a low, podium-like structure with a semi-circular courtyard into which the slope of the Observatorielunden seems to flow. ''German firm wins Stockholm contest'' in Building Design. November 23, 2007. The winning design and the other finalists are presented in detail on the Swedish Association of Architects website (accessed 15 12 2011). He graduated from the École Impériale Militaire at Saint-Cyr (École spéciale militaire de Saint-Cyr) in 1867, and fought the Franco-Prussian War, during which he was made prisoner by the Germans (Germany). After the war, he started painting, and was instrumental in establishing the Société des Artistes Indépendants and Neo-Impressionism. '''Kranenburg''' is a municipality in the district Stade (Stade (district)), Lower Saxony, Germany, lying on the river Oste. It consists of the villages Kranenburg and Brobergen and is part of the Samtgemeinde Oldendorf (Oldendorf (Samtgemeinde)). It has a population of 772 as at December 31, 2003, of which 546 in Kranenburg and 226 in Brobergen. '''Bremervörde''' is a town in the north of the district Rotenburg (Rotenburg (district)), in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated at the Oste river near the mid of the triangle, which is formed of the rivers Weser and Elbe respectively the cities of Hamburg, Bremen (Bremen (city)) and Cuxhaven. The '''Oste''' ( Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


Soviet Union

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Japan

in Ancient Greece for raising the height of important characters in the Greek theatre and their similar use by high-born prostitutes or courtesans in Venice in the sixteenth century, platform shoes are thought to have been worn in Europe in the eighteenth century to avoid the muck of urban streets. Of the same practical origins are Japanese ''geta (geta (footwear))''. There may also be a connection to the buskins of Ancient Rome, which frequently had very thick soles to give added height to the wearer. In ancient China men wore black boots with very thick sole made from layers of white clothes, this style of boots are often worn today on stage for Peking opera. zh:日本 Commons:Category:Japan Wikipedia:Japan Dmoz:Regional Asia Japan


United States

Liberation Army (Colombia) National Liberation Army (ELN) still continue their four decades old war with the United States-backed Colombian government. Many social science experts around the world who have studied the historical events in Colombia suggest the influence and intervention, as in many other South American countries, of the United States and of the Soviet Union to stop or enhance, given the case, of communism in Colombia. Some important characters in the history


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