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in Portugal. There he finished his secondary studies, with the exception of the subject "political organization" that was compulsory during the regime established by António de Oliveira Salazar, so that he was unable to start studying medicine, as originally intended. Instead he became associated with students from Angola and other Portuguese colonies who were preparing themselves for anti-colonial resistance and had contacts with the clandestine Portuguese Communist Party. He

knew Agostinho Neto, who was at that time studying medicine and who later went on to become president of the MPLA and Angola's first state President. Under increasing pressure from the Portuguese secret police (PIDE), Savimbi left Portugal for Switzerland with the assistance of Portuguese and French communists and other sympathizers, and eventually wound up in Lausanne. Here he was able to obtain a new scholarship from American missionaries and studied social sciences. He

then went on to the University at Fribourg for further studies. Bridgland pp. 42ff. is one source which reproduces the legend that Savimbi started studying medicine in Portugal, and concluded these studies in Geneva. In fact he never studied medicine, and obtained a degree in the social and political sciences, the nature of which was never established. However, as is customary in Portuguese-speaking countries, Savimbi was from then on addressed as "Dr.". While it was often

Commander Islands

as opposed to 2.5 rubles for sable. Career In 1881 Stejneger moved to the United States, becoming a citizen in 1887. He started working at the Smithsonian Institution under Spencer Fullerton Baird. Stejneger participated in numerous expeditions to the northern parts of the North American continent. From 1882 to 1883 he was on an exploration mission to Bering Island and Kamchatka (Kamchatka Peninsula). In 1895 he went to the Commander Islands, studying fur seals

the Commander Islands off the coast of Kamchatka Peninsula in the Pacific Ocean - He later settled in a small village Kultuk and began detailed studying of Baikal Lake with some technical support of Russian Geographical Society. He served as a medical doctor for indigenous population of Kamchatka, Aleutian Islands, Commander Islands, Bering Island, making four trips per year around the populated areas there.

Antigonish, Nova Scotia

in Antigonish fall under the jurisdiction of the Strait Regional School Board. Antigonish is home to three public schools: Dr. John Hugh Gillis Regional High School, St. Andrew Junior School and the Antigonish Education Centre. There has been a large Scottish Gaelic revival in the area and as of September 2013, more than 260 children in Antigonish were studying Gaelic at 4 of the local schools. Sports and culture The annual Antigonish Highland Games have been held since

Boucher - Auld's Cove (Auld's Cove, Nova Scotia) - Canso Causeway Early life Hiram Blanchard was born in West River, Nova Scotia on January 17, 1820 to father Jonathan Blanchard and mother Sarah Goggins. Hiram attended the same school as his brother, Jotham Blanchard, Pictou Academy. After graduating, Blanchard began studying law at Guysborough, Nova Scotia with future Nova Scotia House of Assembly member William Frederick DesBarres and was admitted to the bar

, France. He received his Masters of Philosophy in Politics from the University of Cambridge, studying at Darwin College (Darwin College, Cambridge) in Cambridge, England. thumb Bilingual sign (File:Benacadie Glen.jpg), Cape Breton, Nova Scotia A. W. R. MacKenzie

Duchy of Mantua

, and was educated at the Jesuit college in Parma beginning in 1602. He passed the next two years in Padua and spent 1606–07 studying in Piacenza before completing three years (1607–10) of study in philosophy at Parma. He spent another four years (1612–1616) studying theology in Parma and another year’s apprenticeship at Mantua. He then taught theology and mathematics in Parma, then in 1622 he became a preacher. For a time he received patronage

Middlesex County, Ontario

remained in England, studying law at the Inner Temple in London. He arrived in Upper Canada during the War of 1812 and served as the paymaster for the London District (London District, Upper Canada) militia. In 1817, he resumed his education in England, studying law and medicine. He was called to the bar in England in 1821 and returned to Upper Canada in the same year and was also called to the bar there. In 1824, he was elected to the 9th Parliament of Upper Canada to represent

Rey, Iran

, a village south of Baghdad. He was the son of a preacher of Darzidjan and he began studying at an early age with his father and other shaykhs. Over time he studied other sciences but his primary interest was hadith. There is not a lot of information available about what he did while he was studying under his father. At the age of 20 his father died and he went to Basra to search for hadith. In 1024 he set out on a second journey to Nishapur and he collected more hadith in Rey

Grand Duchy of Hesse

in local registrar's office and died when Karl was only eight years old. After completing elementary school in 1912, Koch began studying business and worked as a messenger and an apprentice in a bookkeeping department in a local factory. In 1916, he volunteered to join the army and fought on the Western Front (Western Front (World War I)) until he was captured by the British in 1918. Koch spent rest of the war as a POW and returned to Germany in 1919. As a soldier he conducted himself

in the Kingdom of Württemberg (modern state of Baden-Württemberg). His wife was a daughter of Major General John Ready (John Ready), former Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island and later the Isle of Man. Their only son, Alfred Milner, was born in the Hessian town of Gießen and educated first at Tübingen, then at King's College School and, from 1872 to 1876, as a scholar of Balliol College, Oxford, studying under the classicist theologian Benjamin

as an apprentice to the Rothschilds. He would sweep floors, polish furniture, and run errands while studying English, arithmetic, and writing.


descendants still live in the area. Wuyang Shan ("Reclining Sheep Mountain") is said to be a sheep which was turned to stone by Huang, a trick which he learned through his years of diligently studying Daoism. Economically Jinhua has always prospered from its position as the regional collecting and processing center for agricultural and forestry products (chiefly rice and bamboo). It is currently the second most important grain producing area in Zhejiang. In 1985 Jinhua

of principal Lin Feng Mian (林风眠), he went abroad and studied in Paris the following spring. From 1929 to 1932 while studying in France, besides learning art of Renoir (Pierre-Auguste Renoir) and Van Gogh, the philosophy of Kant and Hegel, he also studied modern poets such as Mayakovsky (Vladimir Mayakovsky) and was especially influenced by Belgian poet Verhaeren (Emile Verhaeren). DATE OF BIRTH March 27, 1910 PLACE OF BIRTH Fantianjiang, Jinhua, Zhejiang, China


Socialist Republic , to a Chechen family that had been expelled from Chechnya during the Stalinist repressions (Great Purge). In April 1957, his family returned to Shalinsky District (Shalinsky District, Chechen Republic) of the Chechen-Ingush ASSR (History of Chechnya ). In 1980, he started studying Islam at Mir-i Arab Madrasah (Po-i-Kalyan#Mir-i_Arab_Madrasah) in Bukhara, and followed by studying at Tashkent Islamic University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from 1982–86

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