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national series

Formula BMW USA (Formula BMW) series, and failed to finish in a point-scoring position. He was selected as one of the thirty–six drivers to compete in the annual Formula BMW World Final, despite his poor performance in the national series. The event, dominated by German (Germany) Christian Vietoris, saw him make a small impact, as he finished twenty–ninth.

educational tradition

later his friend, Alexander Vinokourov, won the race. '''Lutheran schools''' and education were a priority for Lutherans (Lutheranism) who migrated to the United States and Australia from Germany and Scandinavia. One of the first things they did was to create schools for their children. This strong educational tradition was handed down from Martin Luther himself. The oldest continuously operating school in the United States is St. Matthew Lutheran School


) University Philosophical Society . As an academic Mahaffy held a Trinity professorship of ancient history and eventually became Provost. He was a distinguished classicist and Egyptologist (Egyptology) as well as a Doctor of Music. He wrote the music for the Grace in chapel. Mahaffy, a man of great versatility, published numerous works across a range of subjects, some of which, especially those dealing with the 'Silver Age' of Greece, became standard authorities. His versatility was not confined

footballer (Association football). A player of great versatility, he was mainly a midfielder but could play anywhere on the left and right flanks. After retiring in June 2009, he took up an advisory role at his first club, Carl Zeiss Jena, and a scouting position at Bayer Leverkusen. - 2. 16 August 2006 Veltins-Arena, Gelsenkirchen, Germany Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany

poetry history

reproduction of a sculpture or object. For instance, in Brazil, many concrete poets (Augusto de Campos, Décio Pignatari, Julio Plaza and José Wagner Garcia, associated with Moysés Baumstein) found in holography a way to express themselves and to renew the Concrete Poetry (or Shape Poetry). History Sarin was discovered in 1938 in Wuppertal-Elberfeld (Wuppertal) in Germany by two German scientists attempting to create stronger pesticides; it is the most toxic of the four G-agents (Nerve agent#G-Series) made by Germany. The compound, which followed the discovery of the nerve agent tabun (tabun (nerve agent)), was named in honor of its discoverers: '''S'''chrader (Gerhard Schrader), '''A'''mbros, '''R'''üdiger and Van der L'''IN'''de. Use as a weapon The German (Germany) group at the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung (GSI) in Darmstadt, who had (undisputedly) discovered elements 107 to 109, were dragged into the controversy when the Commission suggested that the name "hahnium", proposed for element 105 by the Americans, be used for GSI's element 108 instead. US diplomatic pressure to bring Iraq to compliance quickly created a diplomatic crisis in the UN, where some were in agreement with the US position, while others dissented, notably the permanent security council members France, Russia and the People's Republic of China, and fellow NATO members Germany and Belgium. Several close allies of the U.S. (e.g. Germany, Belgium and France) opposed a military intervention because they asserted it would increase rather than decrease the risk of terrorist attacks. Although the British government and some governments of other members of the EU and NATO supported the US position, opinion polls show that in general their populations were against an attack, especially an attack without clear UN Security Council support. Millions of people in the major cities of Europe, and hundreds of thousands in major cities of North America, participated in peace marches (February 15, 2003 anti-war protest) on 15 February 2003. Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany

amp song

& Song Chart History accessdate 2011-02-27 The band also has two Top 40 albums and one Top 50 album to its credit in the UK. Their ninth studio album, ''The Formation of Damnation'' (2008) entered the Top 20 in Germany at #15, while its 1999 predecessor ''The Gathering (The Gathering (Testament album))'' entered the Top 50 in that country. Testament is currently recording a new album, entitled ''The Dark Roots of Earth'', which is tentatively due for release

Songs chart. Additionally, officers from all 13 participating nations fill subordinate leadership positions throughout the wing. Nine nations--Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway

supporting free

contemporaries in Britain, Müller had what would be seen today as a normal scientific education at the universities of Berlin (University of Berlin) and Greifswald (University of Greifswald), culminating in a doctoral degree (PhD). Then, he decided to study medicine. As a medical student, he began to question religion and in 1846 became an atheist, joining the Free Congregations and supporting free love. Despite completing the course, he did not graduate because he refused to swear

based extremely

can be seen as a possible influence on the Soviet (Soviet Union) T-100 (T-100 tank) and T-28 tanks, the German (Germany) ''Neubaufahrzeug'' tanks, and the British Medium Mk III and Cruiser Mk I (triple turret) tank designs. The Soviet T-35 tank was based extremely closely on its plans and layout. Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany

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Theorist of Homosexuality'', In: 'Science and Homosexualities', ed. Vernon Rosario pp. 26–45). New York: Routledge, 1997. The name was taken from writings of egoist philosopher Max Stirner, who had greatly influenced the young Brand, and refers to Stirner's concept of "self-ownership" of the individual. ''Der Eigene'' concentrated on cultural and scholarly material, and may have had an average of around 1500 subscribers per issue during its lifetime, although

poetry books

a territorial dispute with Honduras. That year he published, in Madrid, the third of his most important poetry books, ''Cantos de vida y esperanza, los cisnes y otros poemas'', edited by Juan Ramón Jiménez. Some of his most memorable poems came to light in 1905, like "Salutación del optimista" and "A Roosevelt", in which he extols Hispanic traits in the face of the threat of United States imperialism. The second poem (below) was directed at then president of the United

; '''Mathias Abel''' (born 22 June 1981 in Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate) is a German (Germany) footballer (Association football) who plays for 1. FC Kaiserslautern as a defender (Defender (association football)). '''Alexandra Motschmann''', born in Munich, Germany, has published several poetry books ISBN 3890868649 ''Menschliche Gedichte - Human Poems'' ISBN 978-3-939321-08-8 ''Sinn und I(h)rsinn''<

progressive art

publisher Uriah Heep's progressive (Progressive rock) art rock heavy metal (Heavy metal music) fusion (Fusion (music))'s distinctive features have always been massive keyboards sound, strong vocal harmonies and (in the early years) David Byron's operatic vocals.


'''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&nbsp;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&nbsp;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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