Germany

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called low

: www.kgv.nl wiki index.php?title Dialect , Aachen in Germany and Raeren and Eynatten in Belgium. Especially in Germany these dialects are usually considered as variants of Ripuarian (Ripuarian (language)), not of Limburgish. According to a more contemporary vision, however, all varieties in a wider half circle some 15 to 20 KM around Aachen, including 2 3 of Dutch South Limburg and also the so-called Low Dietsch area between Voeren and Eupen

: www.kgv.nl wiki index.php?title Dialect , Aachen in Germany and Raeren and Eynatten in Belgium. Especially in Germany these dialects are usually considered as variants of Ripuarian (Ripuarian (language)), not of Limburgish. According to a more contemporary vision, however, all varieties in a wider half circle some 15 to 20 KM around Aachen, including 2 3 of Dutch South Limburg and also the so-called Low Dietsch area between Voeren and Eupen in Belgium


creating+independent

military contingencies, Nuri Pasha offered the Germans his plans for creating independent states which were to be allies but not satellites of Turkey. These states were to be formed from the Turkic speaking population in Crimea, Azerbaijan, Central Asia, northwest Iran and northern Iraq. Nuri Pasha himself offered to assist with propaganda activities to this effect


famous+gold

haribo_history_en.pdf The success of the Dancing Bear's successor would later become Haribo's world-famous Gold-Bears candy product in 1967. http: www.haribo.com planet uk info frameset.php?start 1 Trolli is another gummi candy manufacturer and the first to introduce gummi worms in 1981. Candy Store Gummi bears are also one of the few types of candy to have inspired Disney's Adventures


series publications

-link Gerald Feldman first3 Elisabeth last3 Glaser series Publications of the German Historical Institute chapter Introduction pages 1–20 title Versailles: A Reassessment after 75 Years publisher Cambridge University Press year 1998 isbn 978-0-521-62132-8 Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


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of Saarland in Germany. The city is situated at the heart of a metropolitan area that borders on the west on Dillingen (Dillingen, Saarland) and to the north-east on Neunkirchen (Neunkirchen, Saarland), where most of the people of the Saarland live. Major works The work for which he is chiefly remembered, ''The Roman Revolution'' (1939), is a masterly and controversial analysis of Roman political life in the period following the assassination of Julius Caesar. Inspired by the rise of fascist (fascism) regimes in Germany and Italy, and following Tacitus in both literary style and pessimistic insight, the work challenged prevailing attitudes concerning the last years of the Roman Republic. Syme's main conclusion was that the structure of the Republic and its Senate were inadequate for the needs of Roman rule; Augustus was merely doing what was necessary to restore order in public life, but was a dictatorial figure whose true nature was cloaked by the panegyrics written to honor him in his last years and after his death. "The Roman constitution", he wrote, "was a screen and a sham"; Octavian (Caesar Augustus)'s supposed restoration of the Republic was a pretence on which he had built a monarchy based on personal relationships and the ambition of Rome's political families. In ''The Roman Revolution,'' Syme first used, with dazzling effect, the historical method of prosopography -- tracing the linkages of kinship, marriage, and shared interest among the various leading families of republican and imperial Rome. By stressing prosopographical analysis, Syme rejected the force of ideas in politics, dismissing most such invocations of constitutional and political principle as nothing more than "political catchwords." In this bleak cynicism about political ideas and political life, ''The Roman Revolution'' strongly resembled another controversial historical masterwork, ''The Structure of English Politics at the Accession of George III'', published in 1930 by the specialist in eighteenth-century British political history, Sir Lewis B. Namier. '''Rügen''' ( Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


written+literary

Goff , "E.T.A. Hoffmann" in E. F. Bleiler, ''Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror''. New York: Scribner's, 1985. The domination of Estonia after the Northern Crusades, from the 13th century to 1918 by Denmark, Germany, Sweden, and Russia, resulted in few early written literary works in the Estonian language. Writings in Estonian became significant only in the 19th century with the spread of the ideas of the Age of Enlightenment, during the Estophile Enlightenment Period (Estophilia#Estophile Enlightenment Period (1750–1840)) (1750–1840). Although Baltic Germans at large regarded the future of Estonians as being a fusion with the Baltic Germans, the Estophile educated class admired the ancient culture of the Estonians and their era of freedom before the conquests by Danes and Germans in the 13th century. Estonia:Identity and Independence By Jean-Jacques p.84 ISBN 9042008903 thumb 200px Entrance to the ESOC. (File:ESOC-Darmstadt.jpg) The '''European Space Operations Centre''' ('''ESOC''') is responsible for controlling ESA (European Space Agency) satellites and space probes. The centre is located in Darmstadt, Germany. It is Mission Control for most of the space projects of the ESA. Since its creation in 1967, the centre has operated 60 European space missions. ESOC also houses the Ground Facilities Control Centre (GFCC) that is responsible for remote operation of the ESTRACK network of Ground Stations and antennas. name Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


early performances

did not seem to benefit his development, but after one of the early performances of Wagner's ''Lohengrin (Lohengrin (opera))'' he was won to the camp of the New German School centered around Franz Liszt at Weimar, where he stayed from 1856 (arriving just after Joachim Raff's departure) to 1861. In 1862 Draeseke left Germany and made his way to Switzerland, teaching in the Suisse Romande in the area around Lausanne. Upon his return to Germany in 1876, Draeseke chose Dresden

(Germany) Christian Democratic Union . * The Caldecott Tunnel between Oakland, California and Contra Costa County, California has three separate bores, with the middle bore switching direction twice daily for rush hour traffic. * The Elbe Tunnel (Elbe_Tunnel_(1975)) near Hamburg, Germany is part of the Bundesautobahn A7 (Bundesautobahn_7) and has four sepeate bores, of which two can be switched to allow travel either in each direction or unidirectionally. Life and early

performances Born in Nuremberg, Germany, Watts is the son of a Hungarian (Hungary) mother, Maria Alexandra Gusmits, a pianist, and an African American father, Herman Watts, a U.S. Army non-commissioned officer. Watts spent his early childhood in Europe, living mostly near army posts where his father was stationed. He began to study the violin when he was four. By six he decided the piano was his instrument. When André was eight years old, Herman's military assignment brought the family to the United States. They settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His mother started him with his first lessons. Watts disliked practicing. For encouragement, his mother would tell stories of the great pianist and composer Franz Liszt, making it clear that Liszt practiced faithfully. Watts found inspiration in Liszt, adopting his theatrical playing style. After the divorce of his parents in 1962, Watts remained with his mother, who supported the two, working as a secretary and later as a receptionist. thumb Johannes Scherr (Image:Johannes Scherr.jpg) '''Johannes Scherr''' (October 3, 1817 – November 21, 1886), was a German (Germany) novelist and intellectual. '''Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Großmann''', who commonly called himself just '''Carl Großmann''' (13 December 1863 – 5 July 1922), was a German (Germany) serial killer. He committed suicide while awaiting execution without giving a full confession leaving the extent of his crimes and motives largely unknown. February events * February 9 - A Zurich-bound TEE (Trans Europ Express) train derails at Aitrang, Germany, due to excess speed and is hit by a railbus. 28 die and 42 are injured. Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


massive complex

. Hackensack River crossings, notably the Pulaski Skyway, were also built. What was to become New Jersey City University opened. Major Works Progress Administration projects included construction of stadiums in Jersey City and Union City. Both were named for President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who attended the opening of the largest project of them all, The Jersey City Medical Center, a massive complex built in the Art Deco Style. During this era the "Hudson County Democratic Machine", known for its cronyism and corruption, with Jersey City mayor Frank Hague at its head was at its most powerful. Industries in Hudson were crucial to the war effort during WWII, including the manufacture PT boats by Elco (Electric Launch Company) in Bayonne. Military Ocean Terminal at Bayonne (MOTBY) was opened in 1942 as a U.S. military base and remained in operation until 1999. '''Karl Theodor Wilhelm Weierstrass''' ( Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


industry early

industry. Early life and education Betjeman was born "John Betjemann"; this was changed to the less German (Germany) "Betjeman" during the First World War. He grew up at Parliament Hill (Parliament Hill, London) Mansions in the Lissenden Gardens private estate in Highgate in North London. thumb upright Bottle of Dr. Bronner's Magic Soap (File:Dr. Bronner's Magic Soap.jpg) He was born in Heilbronn, Germany, to the Heilbronner family of soap makers. He emigrated to the United States in 1929, dropping "Heil" from his name. As his father was Jewish, he pleaded with his parents to emigrate with him for fear of the then-ascendant Nazi Party (Nazism), but they refused. His last contact with his parents was in the form of a censored postcard saying, "You were right. —Your loving father." Eliade has also been hailed as an inspiration by German (Germany) representatives of the ''Neue Rechte'', claiming legacy from the Conservative Revolutionary movement (among them is the controversial magazine ''Junge Freiheit'' and the essayist Karlheinz Weißmann). "Biografia lui Mircea Eliade la o editură germană radicală de dreapta" ("Mircea Eliade's Biography at a Right-Wing Radical German Publishing House"), in ''Altitudini'', Nr. 17, July 2007; retrieved November 8, 2007 Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


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in Germany, hosting the shows ''Music in the Air'' and ''Melody-Go-Round''. He then moved to California for a try at show business. When that did not work out, Clooney moved to Ohio, where he met Nina Warren when she was a contestant in a beauty pageant he was judging; they married in August 1959. Early life, education and career Schwartz was born '''Allyson Young''' in Queens, New York, to Everett and Renee (née Perl) Young. Her mother left Vienna in 1938 after Germany annexed Austria and came to the United States, where she settled at a Jewish foster home (Foster care) in Philadelphia. Her father was a dentist (Dentistry) in Flushing, Queens, and a veteran of the Korean War. She has a brother, Neal, and two sisters, Nancy and Dale. '''Area codes in Germany''' (German (German language) ''Vorwahl'') have two to five digits, not counting the leading zero. The leading zero must be dialed when calling from within Germany and must be omitted when calling from abroad. When calling via fixed networks within the same area, the area code is not required. In general, shorter area codes are assigned to larger cities, and longer area codes to smaller towns. Private telephone numbers are usually inversely long: those in larger cities have seven or eight digits, while those in smaller towns may have as few as three or four digits. The first digit (after the leading zero) is determined by region: area codes beginning (0)2 are found in the west, those with (0)3 in the east, those with (0)4 in the north, those with (0)5 in the north central part, those with (0)6 in the south central part, those with (0)7 in the southwest, those with (0)8 in the south and the 9s are found in the southeast. In the early 1980s, Jackson was invited to Europe to play and record rockabilly material when revivalists sought her out. She regularly toured Scandinavia, England, and Germany during the decade. Now embracing her rock n'roll history, Jackson released a 1984 album titled ''Rockabilly Fever'' (later issued by Rounder Records as "Rock N' Roll Your Blues Away" in 1986), her first secular album in a decade and her first recording of rock music in over twenty years. **French colonial: Commander, Order of the Black Star of Benin (Order of the Black Star) *Germany: Commander, Order of Merit of the Federal Republic (Federal Cross of Merit). *Greece: Commander, Royal Order of the Phoenix (Order of the Phoenix (Greece)). He also conducted from the violin in the style of the ''Vorgeiger'' and of his family. In 1903, he elevated the Strauss family to a new age of development when the Deutsche Grammophon AG (Deutsche Grammophon) of Germany recorded his conducting of the Johann Strauss Orchestra on eight single-sided records of works by his family. Principally, he was the first conductor in the Strauss family to actively conduct works to be recorded by prominent recording companies. His later works, such as Dem Muthigen gehört die Welt (''The World Belongs to the Brave''), Op. 25, and Krönungs-Walzer (''Coronation Waltz''), Op. 40, (the latter celebrating the coronation of King Edward VII (Edward VII of the United Kingdom)) were also considerably more popular than his earlier efforts. Of the three singles excerpted from the album, all three made the charts, Genesis UK chart history, The Official Charts. Retrieved November 9, 2011. but only "Congo (Congo (song))" was a major hit, breaking the top 40 in the UK and at least three other European countries. Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany

Germany

'''Germany''' ( with a largely temperate seasonal climate. Its capital (capital city) and largest city (List of cities in Germany by population) is Berlin. Germany is a major economic and political power (Great power) and traditionally a leader in many cultural, theoretical and technical fields.

With 80.7 million inhabitants, Germany is the most populous member state in the European Union. After the United States, it is also the second most popular migration destination (Immigration to Germany) in the world. Germany has the world's fourth-largest economy by nominal GDP (List of countries by GDP (nominal)) and the fifth-largest by PPP (List of countries by GDP (PPP)). As a global leader in several industrial and technological sectors, it is both the world's third-largest exporter (List of countries by exports) and third-largest importer (List of countries by imports) of goods. It is a developed country with a very high standard of living (List of countries by Human Development Index), featuring comprehensive social security (Welfare in Germany) that includes the world's oldest universal health care (Healthcare in Germany) system. Known for its rich cultural (Culture of Germany) and political (Politics of Germany) history (History of Germany), Germany has been the home of many influential philosophers (German philosophy), artists (German art), musicians (Music of Germany), cineasts (Cinema of Germany), entrepreneurs (List of Germans#Company founders), scientists and inventors (Science and technology in Germany). Germany was a founding member of the European Communities in 1957, which became the European Union in 1993. It is part of the Schengen Area, and has been a member of the Eurozone since 1999. Germany is a member of the United Nations, NATO, the G8, the G20 (G-20 major economies), the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) and the Council of Europe.

Various Germanic tribes have occupied what is now northern Germany and southern Scandinavia since classical antiquity. A region named Germania was documented (Germania (book)) by the Romans (Ancient Rome) before AD 100. During the Migration Period that coincided with the decline of the Roman Empire, the Germanic tribes expanded southward and established kingdoms throughout much of Europe. Beginning in the 10th century, German territories formed a central part of the Holy Roman Empire. The Latin name ''Sacrum Imperium'' (Holy Empire) is documented as far back as 1157. The Latin name ''Sacrum Romanum Imperium'' (Holy Roman Empire) was first documented in 1254. The full name "Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation" (''Heiliges Römisches Reich Deutscher Nation'') dates back to the 15th century. During the 16th century, northern German regions became the centre of the Protestant Reformation. The rise of Pan-Germanism inside the German Confederation, which had been occupied by France (French period) during the Napoleonic Wars, resulted in the unification of most of the German states (unification of Germany) in 1871 into the Prussian-dominated German Empire. As a result of the military defeat in World War I, and the German Revolution of 1918–1919, the Empire was replaced by the parliamentary Weimar Republic. The establishment (Machtergreifung) of the Third Reich, or Nazi Regime (Nazi Germany), in 1933 eventually led to World War II and the Holocaust. In 1945, the remnants (Flensburg government) of the Nazi regime surrendered (Surrender of Germany) to the Allied Powers (Allies of World War II). Over the next few years, Germany lost more of its territory (Former eastern territories of Germany) and was divided by the victors into Allied occupation zones (Allied-occupied Germany), and evolved into two states, East Germany and West Germany. On 3 October 1990 (German Unity Day), the country was reunified (German reunification), regaining full sovereignty about six months later.

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