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international history


Cheongju

Chungju), in addition to being the provincial capital, is also a historic city credited with creating the world's oldest movable metal type print book: ''jikji''. Do not expect to get a glimpse of the UNESCO-registered artifact as the Jikji (or what remains of it) is stored in France. Nonetheless, Cheongju is proud of its place in international history and subsequently hailed 2011 as a Jikji celebration year. For a domestic traveler however, perhaps Cheongju's most notable asset


Rhine Province

in February. Lawson, Robert, "Ribbentrop in Canada 1910 to 1914: A Note", ''International History Review'' XXIX, Issue #4 December 2007, pages 821–832. DATE OF BIRTH 30 April 1893 PLACE OF BIRTH Wesel, Rhine Province, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire DATE OF DEATH 16 October 1946 Early life Konrad Adenauer was born as the third of five children of Johann Konrad Adenauer (1833–1906) and his


Falun

and maybe an early sign of the crisis of the 13th century. Gütersloh (Germany) Planning of the Lillehamer bid started in 1981, following Falun, Sweden's failed bid


Free City of Danzig

; ''Hitler'' Joachim C. Fest page 586 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002 ''Blitzkrieg w Polsce wrzesien 1939'' Richard Hargreaves page 84 Bellona, 2009 ''A military history of Germany, from the eighteenth century to the present day''Martin Kitchen page 305 Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1975 International history of the twentieth century and beyond Antony Best page 181 Routledge; 2 edition (July 30, 2008) As Nazi

;ref International history of the twentieth century and beyond Antony Best page 181 Routledge; 2 edition (July 30, 2008) Shortly after the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact had been signed, Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939. Britain and France had previously warned that they would honor their alliances to Poland and issued an ultimatum to Germany: withdraw or war would be declared. Germany declined, and what became World War II was declared by the British and French, without


Portuguese Guinea

of the island in 1837 there were several attempts to establish a European presence on the island. Even after the Portuguese had asserted their claim in 1837, Afro-Portuguese lived and worked there alongside Afro-British from Sierra Leone, since Britain did not relinquish its claim to Bolama until 1870. P. E. H. Hair, (1997). '"Elephants for Want of Towns": The Interethnic and International History of Bulama Island, 1456-1870', ''History in Africa'', Vol. 24, pp. 183


Waterloo, Ontario

, a Master of Arts (Master of Arts (postgraduate)) degree in International History from the London School of Economics, and a Doctorate in Modern History from Oxford University. Before his election, he worked at the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Waterloo, Ontario. He was a legislative assistant to Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chrétien from 1997 to 2002, and has also worked as an assistant to Stéphane Dion, John Manley (John Manley (politician)) and Yvonne O'Neill. In 2002, Sun Life combined its operations with '''Clarica Life Insurance''' Company of Waterloo, Ontario. Founded in 1870 as ''Mutual Life of Canada'', Clarica was known as The Mutual Group before it went public in 1999. Waterloo, Ontario became the home to the Canadian operations while a regional office and Sun Life’s corporate headquarters remained in Toronto. There are also regional offices in Montreal, Ottawa, Edmonton, Vancouver, Halifax (Halifax Regional Municipality) and Calgary. After the operations were integrated, the Clarica brand name continued to be used for certain products and activities until its retirement in 2007. The '''''Waterloo Region Record''''' is the daily newspaper covering Waterloo Region (Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario), Ontario, Canada, including the cities of Kitchener (Kitchener, Ontario), Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario) and Cambridge (Cambridge, Ontario), as well as the surrounding area. Since December 1998, the ''Record'' has been published by Metroland Media Group, a subsidiary of Torstar Corporation. The '''Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union''' (WLUSU) represents undergraduate students at both campuses of Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario and Brantford, Ontario Canada. It operates the Fred Nichols Campus Centre in Waterloo as well as the Students' Centre on Laurier's Brantford Campus. Wilfrid Laurier University Students’ Union's Arms, Supporters, Flag and Badge were registered with the Canadian Heraldic Authority on January 15, 2003. http: archive.gg.ca heraldry pub-reg project.asp?lang e&ProjectID 76 Arms and Badge '''New Hamburg''' is a community of approximately 7,930 (2011 stats) in Wilmot Township (Wilmot, Ontario), a rural township of the Regional Municipality of Waterloo (Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario), Ontario. It is bordered by Baden (Baden, Ontario) to the east and Perth County (Perth County, Ontario) to the west, and is within easy driving distance of the cities of Kitchener (Kitchener, Ontario), Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario) and Stratford (Stratford, Ontario). - Kitchener (Kitchener, Ontario)-Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario), Ontario CKKW The company was founded in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 1980 by imaging pioneer Dr. Savvas Chamberlain, a former Professor in Electrical Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Originally the company concentrated in developing and generating technology in the area of charge coupled device (CCD) image sensors. Since then the company has grown into an industry leader in semiconductor technology, employing approximately 700 worldwide with revenue of more than $100 Million. The company was capitalised in November 1984 and went public on the Toronto Stock Exchange in May 1996. Headquarters remain in Waterloo, but Teledyne DALSA has expanded operations into Colorado Springs, Colorado; Billerica, Massachusetts; San Juan Capistrano and Fremont, California; Bromont and Montreal, Quebec; and Eindhoven, Netherlands, in addition to sales offices in Germany and Japan. *Wasaga Beach, Ontario T (Town) *Waterloo, Ontario C (City) *Wawa, Ontario TP '''Keith Geddes''' is a professor emeritus in the David R. Cheriton (David Cheriton) School of Computer Science (David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science) within the Faculty of Mathematics (University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics) at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario. He is a former director of the Symbolic Computation Group in the School of Computer Science. He received a BA in Mathematics at the University of Saskatchewan in 1968; he completed both his MSc and PhD in Computer Science at the University of Toronto. Like many GO stations, Milton offers parking for commuters, a station building housing ticket sales and a waiting room, and a bus loop serving GO and Milton Transit buses. The station is located very close to Highway 401 (Highway 401 (Ontario)), and is placed to be accessible to residents of Cambridge (Cambridge, Ontario), Kitchener (Kitchener, Ontario), and Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario) who work in Toronto to park and ride. Its bus loop may be used by future connecting buses to Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo. Education and career Sider attended the University of Waterloo, in Ontario (Waterloo, Ontario), and received a BA (Bachelor of Arts) in European history. While at Waterloo, he came in contact with the apologetic work of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, and set his sights on a career in academia. Upon graduating in the late 1960s with Master of Divinity and Ph.D. (PhD) degrees in history from Yale University, he expected to teach early modern European history on secular university campuses, and continue his apologetic work for IVCF. In 1968, he accepted an invitation from Messiah College to teach at its newly opened Philadelphia Campus in the inner city of Philadelphia, PA. The racism, poverty, and evangelical indifference he observed at close hand made a deep impression that led him to write the book ''Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger.'' The '''Waterloo Warriors''' are the athletic teams that represent the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The Warriors have found success over certain spans in football (Canadian football), hockey (Ice hockey), rugby (Rugby football), golf and basketball among others, and the Warriors have won national championships in hockey (1974), basketball (1975), and women's swimming (1975). For many years from the 1960s through the 1990s, Warrior basketball games attracted the largest and rowdiest basketball crowds in the country. The Warriors Football teams have won two Yates Cup Championships, in 1997 and in 1999. The team's 2010 season was cancelled after a steroid scandal, the biggest ever in CIS Football history. thumb Clayfield Division (Image:Clayfield div of wcri.jpg) '''Waterloo Co-operative Residence Incorporated''', also known as '''WCRI''', is a non-profit student housing co-operative located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. It is owned by its residents, who are mostly students at the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, or Conestoga College. The co-op can accommodate over 900 residents in its dormitories and apartments, making it the second-largest organization of its kind in North America. Overall, it has over 2000 members. Richmond, Betty Jane & Mook, Laurie. Expanded Value Added Statement: Case Study: WCRI, Canadian Co-operative Association, 2001. It is a founding member of the Ontario Student Co-operative Association and the North American Students of Cooperation. '''Southwestern Ontario''' is a subregion of Southern Ontario in the Canadian (Canada) province (Provinces and territories of Canada) of Ontario, centred on the city of London (London, Ontario). It extends north to south from the Bruce Peninsula on Lake Huron to the Lake Erie shoreline, and east to south-west roughly from Guelph to Windsor (Windsor, Ontario). The region had a population of 2,443,484 in 2006. Other significant towns and cities in the region are Brantford, Cambridge (Cambridge, Ontario), Chatham (Chatham–Kent), Goderich (Goderich, Ontario), Ingersoll (Ingersoll, Ontario), Kitchener (Kitchener, Ontario), Owen Sound, Sarnia, St. Thomas (St. Thomas, Ontario), Stratford (Stratford, Ontario), Tillsonburg, Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario), and Woodstock (Woodstock, Ontario). thumb right 170px John Robarts (Image:John-robarts.jpg) '''John Aldham Robarts''' (November 2, 1901 – June 18, 1991) was a prominent Canadian Bahá'í (Bahá'í Faith). He was born in 1901 in Waterloo, Ontario, to Aldham Wilson Robarts and Rachel Mary Montgomery-Campbell. His sister was Marjorie Campbell Robarts, who survived the sinking of the Allan liner (Allan Line Royal Mail Steamers) ''RMS Hesperian'' in September 1915. Kitchener—Waterloo (Kitchener—Waterloo (electoral district)): Pauline Richards Was 52 years old at the time of the election. A resident of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario) for 24 years prior to the election. Manages a small manufacturing plant, and leads a tri-city peer counselling network. Teaches peer counselling to adults. A founding member of the Seven Generations Network, and a member of the Laurel Creek Citizens' Committee. Manages the books for Kitchener-Waterloo Fair Trade Coffee. Sings with the Raging Grannies. Received 3,277 votes, finishing fourth in a field of six candidates. The winner was Andrew Telegdi of the Liberal Party of Canada. In September 2011, the CBC announced plans to launch a new local radio service for the Kitchener (Kitchener, Ontario)-Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario) area beginning in fall 2012 (the other major city in Waterloo Region, Cambridge (Cambridge, Ontario), is said to be not part of the local coverage focus at this time). The region is currently served by the aforementioned Paris rebroadcaster of CBLA, and it is currently expected that the new station will re-use the existing transmitter (89.1 MHz). Programming details for the new service have yet to be announced. birth_place Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario), ON (Ontario), CAN (Canada) draft 37th overall DATE OF BIRTH September 19, 1961 PLACE OF BIRTH Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario), ON (Ontario), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH right thumb 200px A variety of iPods. (Image:Image-IPod 5G, nano 2G, shuffle 2G.jpg) At Wilfrid Laurier University (w:Wilfrid Laurier University) in Waterloo, Ontario (w:Waterloo, Ontario), Canada, students are finding that popular MP3 players (w:Digital audio player), such as Apple's iPod (w:iPod), are very convenient devices for listening to music at the gym, while traveling on foot, and in the car. BlackBerry, owned by Waterloo, Ontario (w:Waterloo, Ontario) based Research In Motion (w:Research In Motion, Inc.) (RIM), apologised for the outage Wednesday and said they will take further measures to ensure this will never happen again.


San Salvador

, fleshy leaves that conserves energy while food and moisture supplies are low. Single pink, purple, or violet flowers appear twice a year on upright stalks up to 25 centimeters long. position Centre-left headquarters San Salvador, El Salvador international History and society Catholicism began in the nation in the sixteenth century with the invasion y Pedro de Alvarado. San Salvador was made an archdiocese on February 11, 1913


NKVD

text of Alexander Vassiliev's Notebooks from the Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) * NKVD.org: information site about the NKVD * Memorial: history of the OGPU NKVD MGB KGB

month, acknowledging that Nagy had indeed worked for the Soviet secret police in the 1930s and early 1940s .Johanna Granville, "Imre Nagy aka 'Volodya' - A Dent in the Martyr's Halo?", ''Cold War International History Project Bulletin'', Spring, 1995. Some sources claim that Kaczmarz, along with many other members of the Polish intelligentsia, was rounded


Gdańsk

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002 ''Blitzkrieg w Polsce wrzesien 1939'' Richard Hargreaves page 84 Bellona, 2009 ''A military history of Germany, from the eighteenth century to the present day''Martin Kitchen page 305 Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1975 International history of the twentieth century and beyond Antony Best page 181 Routledge; 2 edition (July 30, 2008) As Nazi demands increased, German-Polish relations rapidly


Mongolia

that this should be decided by the Mongolian people. Cold War International History Project However, in 1950s, the newly founded People's Republic of China signed the Sino-Soviet Treaty of Friendship and Alliance in which it gave up the Mongolia in exchange for the support from the Soviet

be decided by the Mongolian people. Cold War International History Project However, in 1950s, the newly founded People's Republic of China signed the Sino-Soviet Treaty of Friendship and Alliance in which it gave up the Mongolia in exchange for the support from the Soviet Union.<


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