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.html?p 3,1 Lichaam prins Carlos vrijdag naar Nederland – Website ''(Dutch)'' Reeders was of mixed heritage, being of Dutch (Netherlands) and Chinese blood, but raised in Indonesia. He received training in a variety of martial arts, no one knows how many exactly. His primary teacher was his great uncle Liu Seong, whose title he bore. His uncle taught him his family's Kuntao system, a sophisticated form of fighting which focuses on close range

technique. Reeders also studied many silat systems, having over ten silat teachers. His silat styles included Tjikalong (Cikalong), Tjimande (Cimande), Harimau, and Serak (Pukulan Pentjak Silat Serak), among others. Reeders was an extremely accomplished martial artist who was able to tie many focal elements of various arts together into a cohesive whole. The result is an art that although bearing many similarities to many well known arts still retains a distinctive identity with its own

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in the Netherlands in 1938 (1938 in chess), sponsored by the Dutch broadcasting company AVRO (Algemene Vereniging Radio Omroep). The event was a double round-robin tournament. The eight players generally regarded as the strongest in the world took part: World Champion Alexander Alekhine, former champions José Raúl Capablanca and Max Euwe, future champion Mikhail Botvinnik and challengers Paul Keres, Reuben Fine, Samuel Reshevsky and Salo Flohr. Keres

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& Boney M. Zinga in late 80 & early 90s participated in several POP Video music competition in the Netherlands, Australia, UK (United Kingdom) , and won several awards for Bangladesh. Rising into popularity, he painted a large number of cabinet historical scenes; but, on his return to Brussels, the claims of his increasing family restricted him almost entirely to the larger and more lucrative size of picture, of which very many of the churches and palaces of the Netherlands contain examples. In 1718 Janssens was invited to Vienna, where he stayed three years, and was made painter to the emperor. The statement that he visited England is based only upon the fact that certain fashionable interiors of the time in that country have been attributed to him. Janssens coloring was good, his touch delicate and his taste refined. He died in Brussels. *Second, the Blitzkrieg attacks in northern and western Europe (Operation Weserübung and the Battle of France respectively) to neutralize opposition from the west. This resulted in the conquest of Denmark, Norway, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherlands, and France, all of which were under German rule by the early summer of 1940. He was a graduate of Wheaton College (Wheaton College, Illinois) in Wheaton, Illinois, Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (where he was deeply influenced by the thought of Professor Cornelius Van Til), and The Free University (Vrije Universiteit) of Amsterdam, Netherlands. It was at the Free University that he was taught by Herman Dooyeweerd and D. H. Th. Vollenhoven, whose ideas relating to the construction of a whole new way of doing philosophy Christianly from a Biblical (Bible) basis radically changed the direction of his life, and whose teachings he later brought to North America. Runner's dissertation applied D. H. Th. Vollenhoven's problem-historical method to Aristotle's ''Physics''. Runner had also studied at Harvard University, where he was a Junior Fellow of the Society of Fellows (Harvard Society of Fellows), and at the University of Pennsylvania, where he engaged in intensive studies in Greek (Greek language) and Philosophy. '''De Trompenburgh''' is a 17th century manor house in 's-Graveland, North Holland, Netherlands, designed by Daniel Stalpaert and built for Admiral Maarten Tromp, one of the naval heroes of the Dutch Republic. The house is almost entirely surrounded by water and was built to resemble a ship, even with decks and railings. History *International scheduled destinations: Europe (Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Poland), Tel Aviv, Yerevan, Khartoum, Tunis and Egypt. Typical toasted sandwiches are a grilled cheese sandwich, tuna melt, or patty melt. '''Toasted sandwiches''' are also known by various names. They are frequently called '''toasties''' in Britain (UK), '''brevilles''', '''jaffles''' in Australia (also brevilles in South Africa), '''tosti''' in the Netherlands, or '''toasties''' in New Zealand. Sandwich toasters are less common in the United States where grilled cheese sandwiches are more popular. The '''Burton''' is a Dutch (Netherlands) sports car based on French (France) 2CV (Citroën 2CV) technology. The Burton is an open, nostalgic-looking sports car built on the chassis of the 2CV with a modern glassfibre bodykit. The car can be built as an open two seater, or with a hardtop with gull-wing doors or with a custom made convertible roof. From the beginning of 2002 the Burton is available all over Europe. These hand-built speakers (primarily Dutch (Netherlands)) had a very high production cost, while in the 1980s the market turned towards cheaper consumer electronics. '''''We Will Take You with Us''''' is the title of the first DVD released by the Dutch (Netherlands) symphonic metal band Epica (Epica (band)). The DVD has only material that was already released on Epica's debut album, ''The Phantom Agony'', with the exception of "Memory (Memory (Cats song))", which is a cover of a song from the musical ''Cats (Cats (musical))''. ''Feint'' and ''Run for a Fall'' were both acoustic versions recorded for 2 Meter Sessies, a Dutch live music television show. The title of this release is taken from the lyrics of "Façade of Reality". ''Bugaled Breizh'' sinking On 15 January 2004 the French (France) fishing trawler ''Bugaled Breizh'' (child of Brittany) was sunk off Lizard Point with the loss of five lives. There were claims at the time by French marine accident experts that the vessel may have been pulled under when her nets became entangled in a British (United Kingdom) or Dutch (Netherlands) submarine which was conducting NATO exercises in the area at the time. Commons:Category:Netherlands Dmoz:Regional Europe Netherlands Wikipedia:Netherlands

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of the group had left, but Rapp retained the group name for recordings - at this time, Pearls Before Swine did not exist as a performing band. The next three Pearls Before Swine albums, ''The Use of Ashes'' (1970), ''City of Gold (City of Gold (Pearls Before Swine album))'' (1971), and ''Beautiful Lies You Could Live In'' (1971), contain some of Rapp's best songs, and were recorded with his Dutch (Netherlands) wife Elisabeth and top session musicians in Nashville, Tennessee Nashville

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in the Dutch (Netherlands) province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Graft-De Rijp, and lies about 10 km southeast of Alkmaar. '''West-Graftdijk''' is a town in the Dutch (Netherlands) province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Graft-De Rijp, and lies about 10 km south of Alkmaar. The town has a small historical church, and above the town there is the beautiful bird area Eilandspolder. '''Oost-Graftdijk''' is a town in the Dutch (Netherlands) province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Graft-De Rijp, and lies about 11 km west of Purmerend. '''Markenbinnen''' is a town in the Dutch (Netherlands) province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Graft-De Rijp, and lies about 10 km north of Zaandam. '''De Goorn''' is a town in the Dutch (Netherlands) province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Wester-Koggenland, and lies about 9 km west of Hoorn. '''Bobeldijk''' is a town in the Dutch (Netherlands) province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Wester-Koggenland, and lies about 5 km west of Hoorn. '''Spierdijk''' is a town in the Dutch (Netherlands) province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Koggenland, and lies about 8 km east of Heerhugowaard. '''Zuidermeer''' ( Commons:Category:Netherlands Dmoz:Regional Europe Netherlands Wikipedia:Netherlands

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Greenpeace International home page, Get involved Thus Leibniz began several years in Paris. Soon after arriving, he met Dutch (Netherlands) physicist and mathematician Christiaan Huygens and realised that his own knowledge of mathematics and physics was patchy. With Huygens as mentor, he began a program of self-study that soon pushed him to making major contributions to both subjects, including inventing his version of the differential and integral

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, which resulted a year and a half later in the Treaty of Dover. To such schemes Sir William, with his steady hostility to France and active devotion to Protestantism, was doubtless a formidable opponent. He now withdrew definitely from official life, still retaining, however, his ascendancy in the House of Commons (British House of Commons), and leading the party which condemned and criticised the reactionary and fatal policy of the government, his credit and reputation being rather enhanced

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for Insurance Statistics (CVS) on June 12, 2008, stated that "fewer accidents and reports of fire and theft occur when the 13th of the month falls on a Friday than on other Fridays, because people are preventatively more careful or just stay home. Statistically speaking, driving is slightly safer on Friday the 13th, at least in the Netherlands; in the last two years, Dutch insurers received reports of an average 7,800 traffic accidents each Friday; but the average figure when the 13th

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), simply often known as '''NAC''', is a Dutch (Netherlands) professional football club, based in Breda, Netherlands. NAC Breda play in the Rat Verlegh Stadium (Rat Verlegh Stadion), named after their most important player, Antoon 'Rat' Verlegh (Antoon Verlegh). They play in the Dutch Eredivisie and are known by the fierce and fanatic support of their fans. In their history, NAC won one national title in 1921 and won one Cup (KNVB Cup) in 1973. In 1921, Dutch (Netherlands) breeder Leendert

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in the bay of Nagasaki (Nagasaki, Nagasaki) in 1634. This island, which was formed by digging a canal through a small peninsula, remained as the single place of direct trade and exchange between Japan and the outside world during the Edo period. Dejima was built to constrain foreign traders as part of ''sakoku'', the self-imposed isolationist policy. Originally built to house Portuguese traders (Nanban trade), it was used by the Chinese (China) and Netherlands Dutch


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The Netherlands' name literally means "Low Country (Low Countries)", inspired by its low and flat geography, with only about 50% of its land exceeding one metre above sea level (Above mean sea level). Most of the areas below sea level are man-made. Since the late 16th century, large areas (polders) have been reclaimed (land reclamation) from the sea and from lakes, amounting to nearly 17% of the country's current land mass.

With a population density of 406 people per km² – 497 if water is excluded – the Netherlands is a very densely populated country (List of sovereign states and dependent territories by population density) for its size. Only Bangladesh, South Korea and Taiwan have both a larger population and a higher population density. Nevertheless, the Netherlands is the world's second largest exporter of food and agriculture products, after the United States. Netherlands: Agricultural exports top 80 billion Euros Holland is world-leading exporter of agri-food products

The Netherlands was one of the first countries in the world to have an elected parliament, and since 1848 it has been governed as a parliamentary (parliamentary system) democracy and a constitutional monarchy, organised as a unitary state. The Netherlands has a long history of social tolerance and is generally regarded as a liberal (liberalism) country, having legalised abortion, prostitution and euthanasia, while maintaining a progressive drugs policy (drug policy of the Netherlands). In 2001 it became the world's first country to legalize same-sex marriage (same-sex marriage in the Netherlands).

The Netherlands is a founding member of the EU (European Union), Eurozone, G-10 (Group of Ten (economic)), NATO, OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), WTO (World Trade Organization) and a part of the trilateral Benelux economic union. The country is host to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and five international courts: the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, the International Criminal Court and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. The first four are situated in The Hague, as is the EU's criminal intelligence agency Europol and judicial co-operation agency Eurojust. This has led to the city being dubbed "the world's legal capital". , specifically, ''"In the 1990s, during his term as United Nations Secretary-General, Boutros Boutros-Ghali started calling The Hague the world's legal capital."'' The Netherlands is also a part of the Schengen Area.

The Netherlands has a market-based mixed economy, ranking 17th of 177 countries according to the Index of Economic Freedom.

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