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Hamina

Duchy of Finland , and of the rights of women and minorities, Mechelin's 1905–1908 government ("Mechelin's Senate") made Finland the first nation in the world with the universal right to vote (Universal suffrage) and to be elected. His period in office also saw the introduction of the freedom of expression (freedom of expression), the press (freedom of press), and of assembly (freedom of assembly). thumb left 150px Leo Mechelin's bust in Helsinki (File:Leo Mechelin Bust.jpg). Born in Hamina in 1839, the son of Gustaf Johan Mechelin and Amanda Gustava Costiander, Leo Mechelin studied at the University of Helsinki, gaining his Bachelor's (Bachelor's degree) and Master's (Master's degree) degree's in Philosophy in 1860, a Bachelor's degree in law in 1864, and a License (Licentiate) and Doctorate in 1873. The port handles mostly bulk cargoes. The tidal dock is almost entirely used for the import of timber from Scandinavia, Russia and the Baltic states. Regular ports of origin for timber cargoes include Hamina (Finland), Kalmar (Sweden), St.Petersburg (Russia), Tallinn (Estonia) and Riga (Latvia) though many other ports feature. There are also occasional imports of steel products which usually arrive from the near continent. The tidal dock generally only accommodates one vessel at a time. Service under Empress Elizabeth When the Russo-Swedish War (Russo-Swedish War, 1741-1743) broke out in 1741, the government of Anna Leopoldovna appointed him Commander-in-Chief as the most experienced among Russian generals. Lacy quickly struck against Finland and won his last brilliant victory at Lappeenranta (August 1741). The following year he rallied his forces and proceeded to capture Hamina, Porvoo and Hämeenlinna, by August encircling more than 17,000 Swedes near Helsinki and effectively bringing the hostilities to an end.


Jadavpur

, née Suman Chatyapadhyay; born 16 March 1949) is a Kolkata-based modern Bengali singer-songwriter, musician, poet, journalist, political activist, TV presenter, and occasional actor. Since May 2009, he is a member of parliament of India in the 15th Lok Sabha, having been elected from the Jadavpur constituency in Kolkata on an All India Trinamool Congress ticket. '''Jadavpur Vidyapith''' is a Bengali medium school in the Jadavpur area of metropolitan Kolkata, India. The school was established in 1957 and its campus borders that of Jadavpur University. The school building houses a teacher training institute belonging to Jadavpur University.Every year students bag places in merit list in state level board exams and different competitive exams. From the fifties This area was initially part of Jadavpur. The area was mainly shallow marshy lands and agricultural fields even as late as the seventies. Some houses were built in the fifties and sixties mostly on the eastern side of the Jadavpur Rail Station. Residents mostly East Bengali migrants http: www.scribd.com mobile documents 30748095 walked to the station or to the Jadavpur Bus Stand to board Bus Routes 8B or 9. The seventies saw an uptick in the number of houses constructed and spread more to the east. It was common sight at this time to see agricultural fields, small dairy operations and residential houses coexist on the same street. The main Santoshpur Avenue, which started near the Jadavpur Railway crossing, was metalled. Other streets were being built and were mostly unmetalled. The new residents would pitch in their money and arrange for truckloads of dirt to be dumped on the road to make them passable during the monsoon season. the fifties This area was initially part of Jadavpur . The area was mainly shallow marshy lands and agricultural fields even as late as the seventies. Some houses were built in the fifties and sixties mostly on the eastern side of the Jadavpur Rail Station. Residents mostly East Bengali migrants http: www.scribd.com mobile documents 30748095 walked to the station or to the Jadavpur Bus Stand to board Bus Routes 8B or 9. The seventies saw an uptick in the number of houses constructed and spread more to the east. It was common sight at this time to see agricultural fields, small dairy operations and residential houses coexist on the same street. The main Santoshpur Avenue, which started near the Jadavpur Railway crossing, was metalled. Other streets were being built and were mostly unmetalled. The new residents would pitch in their money and arrange for truckloads of dirt to be dumped on the road to make them passable during the monsoon season. the fifties This area was initially part of Jadavpur . The area was mainly shallow marshy lands and agricultural fields even as late as the seventies. Some houses were built in the fifties and sixties mostly on the eastern side of the Jadavpur Rail Station. Residents mostly East Bengali migrants http: www.scribd.com mobile documents 30748095 walked to the station or to the Jadavpur Bus Stand to board Bus Routes 8B or 9. The seventies saw an uptick in the number of houses constructed and spread more to the east. It was common sight at this time to see agricultural fields, small dairy operations and residential houses coexist on the same street. The main Santoshpur Avenue, which started near the Jadavpur Railway crossing, was metalled. Other streets were being built and were mostly unmetalled. The new residents would pitch in their money and arrange for truckloads of dirt to be dumped on the road to make them passable during the monsoon season. transport With the coming of scheduled bus transport, Santoshpur started seeing faster growth. A shuttle bus service (Route 9A) started which connected the residents to Jadavpur Bus Stand which was a little more than 2 km. away. It was quite common to spend half an hour on the bus to cover this distance mainly due to the narrow roads and the railway level crossing. Another bus route (Route 1A) started connecting Santoshpur to Garden Reach area in the southwestern part of Kolkata. The bus provided direct connection to Jadavpur, Lake Gardens, Tollygunge, Rashbehari, Kalighat, Hazra (Hazra, India), Gopalnagar, Alipur Zoo (Alipore), Khidirpur areas with convenient connections to virtually all areas of Kolkata. After some time, the Golpark to BBD Bag (B. B. D. Bagh) (Route 106) minibus route was extended to Santoshpur and provided direct connection to the central business district. Office workers could reach their offices in the B.B.D.Bag (B. B. D. Bagh), Esplanade (Esplanade, Calcutta), Park Street (Park Street (Kolkata)), Camac Street, Theater Road areas without changing buses. Within a few years, another bus route (Route 206) started operations to Babughat providing cheaper alternative transportation to the office area. Bus transport With the coming of scheduled bus transport, Santoshpur started seeing faster growth. A shuttle bus service (Route 9A) started which connected the residents to Jadavpur Bus Stand which was a little more than 2 km. away. It was quite common to spend half an hour on the bus to cover this distance mainly due to the narrow roads and the railway level crossing. Another bus route (Route 1A) started connecting Santoshpur to Garden Reach area in the southwestern part of Kolkata. The bus provided direct connection to Jadavpur, Lake Gardens, Tollygunge, Rashbehari, Kalighat, Hazra (Hazra, India), Gopalnagar, Alipur Zoo (Alipore), Khidirpur areas with convenient connections to virtually all areas of Kolkata. After some time, the Golpark to BBD Bag (B. B. D. Bagh) (Route 106) minibus route was extended to Santoshpur and provided direct connection to the central business district. Office workers could reach their offices in the B.B.D.Bag (B. B. D. Bagh), Esplanade (Esplanade, Calcutta), Park Street (Park Street (Kolkata)), Camac Street, Theater Road areas without changing buses. Within a few years, another bus route (Route 206) started operations to Babughat providing cheaper alternative transportation to the office area. The opening of the southern stretches of the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass provided the residents with the option to commute via either Jadavpur or the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass. With the explosive population growth, traffic snarls became very common around the Jadavpur railway crossing. A railway overbridge over Jadavpur Railway Station was planned connecting Santoshpur Avenue with Raja Subodh Mullick Road, about half a kilometre to the south of the Jadavpur Bus Stand. The construction was completed in record time. The travel time fell dramatically. New bus routes were introduced and Santoshpur became a sought after place to live for the Bengali


Alon Shvut

been unable to acquire lots in the original neighborhood, as well as many young families that had moved to Israel from abroad ("made aliyah"), especially from the United States. In the summer 2002, a group of 90 Incan Jewish immigrants (Inca Jews), former Christians who converted to Judaism and who hail from Trujillo (Trujillo, Peru), Peru moved into mobile homes on the site. Donna Rosenthal writes


Santa María Atzompa

and the evening concludes with a dance and amusement rides. Holy Week celebrations here are a mixture of Christian and pagan elements. Holy Tuesday is celebrated at home with family and friends. The traditional drink for this day is called "tejate" and is prepared by a designated man and either his mother or his wife. The traditional meal s fish with white beans, with a sweet called "maja blanca" made from ground rice, milk, cinnamon and sugar


Ambon, Maluku

government never adopted proposals to invade Australia (Proposed Japanese invasion of Australia during World War II), Peter Stanley (2002). ''He's (Not) Coming South: The Invasion That Wasn't'' a single reconnaissance landing was made on the Australian mainland. Between 17 and 20 January 1944, members of a Japanese intelligence unit named ''Matsu Kikan'' ("Pine Tree") made a reconnaissance mission


Tantura

printer_preview.asp?idArticle 99&R EB972A018 Meyrav Wurmser, "Made-Up Massacre: The Tantura affair, in which post-Zionist Israel libels its own past" , News Corporation ''Weekly Standard.'' 2001-09-10. "After checking and re-checking the evidence, it is clear to me now, beyond any doubt, that there is no basis whatsoever for the allegation that the Alexandroni Brigade, or any other fighting unit of the Jewish forces, committed killing of people in Tantura after


Medzhybizh

:'' Thomas Yoseloff, p. 183-184. Rabbi Nachman of Breslav (1772–1810), the Baal Shem Tov's great-grandson, was born in Medzhybizh but left at an early age. He became the founder of the Breslover (Breslov (Hasidic dynasty)) Hasidim. Another Hasidic leader, Rabbi Avraham Yehoshua Heshel of Apt (Opatów) (1748–1825) "The Apter Rov", made Medzhybizh his home from 1813 until his death in 1825. The Apter Rov is also buried in the old Jewish cemetery in Medzhybizh


Sultanate of Singora

Hospital Chelsea in London The Singora cannon was presented to the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London, in 1887. While the sign in front of the cannon notes that it was "made about 1623", two articles published in the ''Journal of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society'' translate the date as 4 Dhu al-Qi%27dah 1063, which in the Gregorian calendar corresponds to 26 September 1653. Blagden (#Blagden), pp. 122–124. ref name


Colima City

include Highway 4 to Manzanillo and Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Mexico) and Highway 110 to Jiquilpan, Michoacán. Other modes of transportation include the Guadalajara-Colima-Manzanillo rail line, the Central Camionera and Central Suburbana de Autobuses bus stations and the Miguel de la Madrid Airport . Environment thumb Traditional container for a drink called "tuba" made from the flower from a type of palm tree (File:TubaJarColima.jpg) Most of the municipality is located in the Valley of Colima. About half of the municipality has rugged, mountainous terrain, most of which is on the south and southeastern sides but with an average altitude of only 550 masl. These areas are part of the areas belonging to the Colima Volcano and a set of mountains called the Cordillera Costera del Sur, which is part of the Sierra Madre del Sur, especially that of the north and northwest to the Cerro de los Gallos mesa. These mountains separate the area from the ocean. On the north and northwest, there is a mesa area called the Cerro de los Gallos. Local peaks include Los Mezcales, Los Gallos, El Alcomún, Rincón de Galindo, Pistola Grande, Piscila, El Agostadero, La Salvia, Cerro Pelón, Piedra Ancha, Higuera Panda, Amarradero, La Yerbabuena, Peña Blanca, La Cebadilla, Tinajas, El Salto, Los Volcancillos, La Palmera, El Camichín, El Achoque, La Siempreviva, El Borrego and Copala. Important rivers in the municipality include El Colima, Salado and the Naranjo or Coahuayana. Feeding into these rivers are streams such as El Zarco, El Astillero Salitrillos, Cardona, Colomitos and El Chico. During the rainy season, the following flow: El Manrique, La Estancia, La Cañada, Tepames, Tinajas and La Palmera. The climate is semi humid with rains in the summer, with an annual average temperature of between 24 and 26C. One exception to this is a section near the Cuauhtémoc (Cuauhtémoc, Colima) border where the temperature is between 22 and 24C and annual rainfall is between Category:Capitals of states of Mexico Category:Populated places in Colima Category:Populated places established in 1523


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