Places Known For

book contribution

San Juan Achiutla

de Oaxaca. Memorias. Raúl Ruiz Bautista. * León Diguet's book ''Contribution a l'etude geographique du mexique précolombien. Le Mixtecapan" * Códice Yucunama. Edición facsimilar, interpretación y Análisis * Biblioteca Burgoa de la Universidad Autónoma Benito Juárez de


) Treaty of Badajoz and the subsequent Treaty of Madrid (Treaty of Madrid (1801)), under which it ceded territory to Spain, in particular Olivenza, and made concessions to French over certain colonial territories. in both locations. * The town of Olivenza (in Portuguese ''Olivença''), in Badajoz province (Badajoz (province)), and its surrounding territory, which used to be Portuguese until the 19th century and is still claimed by Portugal. He earned notoriety at an early age by telling Napoleon to his face at the conference in Bayonne in 1808 that the Portuguese would not ‘consent to become Spaniards’ as the French Emperor wanted. He was Portuguese plenipotentiary to the Congress of Vienna in 1814, where he attempted to press Portugal's claims to Olivenza, and to the Congress of Paris in 1815. After this he was briefly ambassador to London, but then was appointed secretary of state for foreign affairs in Brazil. After the Portuguese Revolution of 1820 he was commissioned by the revolutionary junta to inform the king (Dom João VI, then living in Brazil) of what had taken place and to request his return to Portugal. In 1823 he was made a Marquis and became foreign minister as well as head of the committee which D. João appointed to devise a new constitutional charter. The resulting document, to which the King was unable to agree, was so liberal that it drew down on Palmela the hatred of the reactionary forces in the country, especially the Queen and the Infant Dom Miguel, who in 1824 had him arrested. After he obtained his liberty he was made a minister of state and returned to London as ambassador. thumb left Pedro de Sousa Holstein (Image:DPedrodeSousaHolstein3.jpg)

Port Klang

. The highway boasts a high number of cargo trucks travelling along the highway daily. '''North

Salina, Kansas

the war, and the town expanded rapidly with the arrival of the Kansas Pacific Railway in 1867. Salina incorporated (municipal corporation) as a city in 1870.

1912 contribution-url http: genweb archives 1912 s salina.html postscript .

Atchison, Kansas



in stone under Ranavalona II. In the tradition of many of her royal Merina predecessors (List of Malagasy monarchs),

palace had once stood.


or Arabic ''θiql''

; comes from Ashkelon, an ancient Philistine city,

Samara, Russia

, and, after a two-year dispute with neighboring Bunker Hill (Bunker Hill, Kansas), it became the permanent county seat in 1874.


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at Dean Close School, Cheltenham, England, he first visited Kenya Isiolo in 1924. After a series of jobs, which included time as a gold prospector, goat trader, and professional safari hunter (white hunter),

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