What is Germany known for?

strong devotion

a small village close to the town of Vallendar near Koblenz in Germany. Schoenstatt emphasizes a strong devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, upholding her as a perfect example of love and purity. Schoenstatt seeks to invite the Blessed Mother (BVM(RC)) (and, hence, her divine Son, Jesus Christ), into the home by establishing a spiritual Covenant of Love with her. It encourages its members to have the faith and purity of children, and to think of Mary as their mother. There are many examples of countries which have converged with developed countries which validate the catch-up theory. In the 1960s and 1970s the East Asian Tigers rapidly converged with developed economies. These include Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan - all of which are today considered developed countries or cities. In the post-war period (1945–1960) examples include Germany, France and Japan, which were able to quickly regain their prewar status by replacing capital that was lost during World War II. thumb Johannes Gossner (Image:Gossner.gif) '''Johannes Evangelista Gossner''' (14 September 1773 – 20 March 1858), German (Germany) divine (Anglicanism#Anglican_divines) and philanthropist, was born at Hausen near Augsburg. In Germany there are the "Schildbürger", from the town of "Schilda"; in the Netherlands, the people of Kampen (Kampen, Overijssel); in Bohemia, the people of Kocourkov; and in Moravia the people of Šimperk. There are also the Swedish Täljetokar from Södertälje, and the Danish (Denmark) tell tales of the foolish inhabitants of the ''Molboland'' (Molbo_story). Among the ancient Greeks Boeotia was the home of fools; among the Thracians, Abdera (Abdera, Thrace); among the ancient Jews, Nazareth; among modern Jews, Chełm (Chełm#"Wise Jewish Men of Chelm"); among the ancient Asiatics, Phrygia. Life and work Baran was born in Russia. His father, a Menshevik, left the USSR for Vilna (then Poland) in 1917. From Vilna the Baran family moved to Berlin, and then, in 1915 back to Moscow, but Paul stayed in Germany to finish his secondary school. In 1926 he attended the Plekhanov Institute in Moscow. He left again for Germany to be an assistant on agricultural research with his advisor. Baran remained in German associated with the Frankfurt School Institute for Social Research. He next wrote a dissertation under Emile Lederer on economic planning. He met Rudolf Hilferding, author of ''Finance Capital'' and wrote under the pen name of Alexander Gabriel for the German Social Democratic Party journal "Die Gesellschaft." thumb 200px Prisoners seated in a field of the camp. (File:Stara Gradiska prisoners.jpg) The camp was guarded by the Germans (Germany)' allies, the Ustasha (Ustaše) and a few female Croatian troops. Inmates were killed using different means, including firearms, mallets and knives. At the "K" unit or "Kula", Jewish and Orthodox women, with weak or little children, were either starved and tortured at the "Gagro Hotel", a cellar which Ustaše Nikola Gagro used as a place of torture. Koncentracioni logor Jasenovac 1941-1945: dokumenta By Antun Miletić, Goran Miletić, Dušan M. Obradović, Mile Simić, Natalija Matić Narodna knjiga, Beograd, 1986, pages 766, 921 Other inmates in the Kula were poisoned with gas. Born in Australia, she moved to Canada to work with the National Ballet of Canada. From there her career lead her to all mayor stages in the world. She worked and lived in Stuttgart and Berlin (Germany) and in Vienna (Austria). 160px thumb Karl Ferdinand von Gräfe, lithography (Image:Karl Ferdinand von Gräfe.jpg) '''Karl Ferdinand von Graefe''' (or '''Gräfe'''; March 8, 1787 – July 4, 1840) was a German (Germany) surgeon (surgery) from Warsaw. He was also the father of Albrecht von Graefe and grandfather of Albrecht von Graefe (Albrecht von Graefe (politician)). Hartwick was a native of the dukedom of Saxe-Gotha in the province of Thuringia in Germany and studied at the University of Halle. He was educated in the Lutheran Pietism movement (Pietism). Hartwick emigrated to America in 1746 to serve as a missionary to the German settlers in and around Rhinebeck (Rhinebeck, New York) in New York’s Hudson Valley. ''Hartwick, John Christopher''(Christian Cyclopedia- The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod) http: ca www cyclopedia 02 display.asp?t1 h&word HARTWICK.JOHNCHRISTOPHER The Commonwealth of Lithuania-Poland was dismantled in a series of three "partitions" (Partitions of Lithuania-Poland) in the second half of the 18th century and divided among its neighbours, Germany, Austria (Habsburg Monarchy) and Russia (Russian empire) which took the largest portion of the territory. Slonim was in the area annexed by Russia. The wars had damaged Slonim, but in the 18th century, a local landowner, count Oginski (Michał Kazimierz Ogiński), encouraged the recovery of the area; a canal was dug to connect the Shchara with the Dnieper river, now known as the Oginski Canal. ALTERNATIVE NAMES SHORT DESCRIPTION German (Germany) theologian (theology) DATE OF BIRTH 18 January 1818 '''Hermann Olshausen''' (August 21, 1796 – September 4, 1839) was a German (Germany) theologian (theology). '''Georg C. F. Greve''' (born 10 March 1973 in Helgoland, Germany) is a self-taught software developer, academically trained physicist and author. He has been working on technology politics since 2001 when he founded the Free Software Foundation Europe. During the last week of March 2000, Byrd was offered the chance to be the replacement (for Donovan Ruddock) against undefeated champion Vitali Klitschko in Berlin, Germany (Klitschko's adopted home country) for the WBO (World Boxing Organization) Heavyweight Title. He therefore had only seven days to prepare for the fight (not the customary 6–12 weeks). Byrd struggled greatly in the fight, trailing after nine rounds by scores of 88–83 (on two cards) and 89–82 (on one card), i.e. losing seven or eight of those rounds. However, Klitschko severely injured his shoulder and was unable to continue after the ninth round. The injury that Klitschko suffered was a torn shoulder rotator cuff, which required major surgery and a 7 month lay-off. Despite trailing on all three of the judges' scorecards, Byrd walked away the winner. '''Heinsberg''' is the capital of the district Heinsberg (Heinsberg (district)) in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated near the border with the Netherlands, on the river Wurm, approx. 20 km north-east of Sittard and 30 km south-west of Mönchengladbach. '''Kamenz''' (Sorbian (Sorbian languages) '''Kamjenc''') is a Lusatian town in eastern Saxony, Germany, with a population of 18,243, and is part of the Bautzen district (Bautzen (district)). The town is located about Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany

feature art

Arnold Bode in 1955 as part of the Bundesgartenschau (Federal Horticultural Show) which took place in Kassel at that time. This first documenta featured many artists who are generally considered to have had a significant influence on modern art (such as Picasso and Kandinsky). The more recent documentas feature art from all continents; nonetheless most of it is site-specific (Site-specific art). The latest documenta, the documenta XII, was from 16th of June until 23rd

featured works

of punched cards, Herman Hollerith. In the following years, Dehomag, obeying the direct orders of IBM and Thomas J. Watson, became the main provider of computing expertise and equipment in Nazi Germany. Dehomag gave the Nazi party the means for a large census of the population and for searching its data. Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany

international early

date April 2010 '''Pantagruel''' is an international Early Music ensemble (musical ensemble) specialising in semi-staged performances of Renaissance music. The group was formed in Essen, Germany at the end of 2002 by the English lutenist Mark Wheeler (Mark Wheeler (lutenist)) (Lutes, Citterns & Gittern) and the German born Dominik Schneider (Renaissance Recorders & Flutes, Gittern & Vocals). With the arrival of the Scottish Soprano Hannah Morrison

album history

, Germany to record their debut album, ''History of a Time to Come''. This generated lots of media attention amongst journalists and fans alike for its unique lyrical approach and its difference to the "Big 4" approach at the time during the 1980s metal scene. History The idea of Kvutzat Yavne was conceived in Germany. The intention of the founders was to make the area near ancient Yavne (from which it takes its name) the site of a religious kibbutz and a yeshiva. These founders, members of the Religious Zionist (Religious Zionism) movement, began to prepare themselves for agricultural work on German farms in 1929. Shortly thereafter, they immigrated (aliyah) to Mandate Palestine (British Mandate of Palestine). They initially settled near Petah Tikva on land purchased by a Jewish-owned German company. Finally, in 1941, the 180-person group of German Zionists, began to build Kvutzat Yavne at its intended location. The kibbutz continued to grow, joined by German, American (United States of America), and Sabras (Sabra (person)). It came to be known as the cradle of the Religious Kibbutz Movement, with which the kibbutz is associated. thumb TU Chemnitz, new lecture theater (Image:Chemnitz-TU-Orangerie2008.jpg) '''Chemnitz University of Technology''' is located in the town of Chemnitz in Germany. With over 10000 students it is the third largest university in Saxony and around 750 international students from 100 universities all over the world are enrolled each year. It was founded in 1836 as Royal Mercantile College ("Königliche Gewerbeschule") and became a technical university in 1986. '''''Bagdad Café''''' (also known as '''''Out of Rosenheim''''') is a 1987 German (Germany) film directed by Percy Adlon. The film is a comedy set in a remote truck-stop café (Truck stop) and motel in the Mojave Desert. The plot is centered around two women who have recently separated from their husbands, and the blossoming friendship which ensues. It ran 95 minutes in the U.S. and 108 minutes in the German version. Life and career Siodmak was born '''Kurt Siodmak''' in Dresden, Germany, the son of Rosa Philippine (née Blum) and Ignatz Siodmak. His parents were both from Jewish families in Leipzig . Siodmak acquired a degree in mathematics before beginning to write novels. He invested early royalties earned by his first books in the movie ''Menschen am Sonntag'' (1929) a documentary (Documentary film)-style chronicle of the lives of four Berliners on a Sunday based on their own lives. The movie was co-directed by Curt Siodmak's older brother Robert Siodmak and Edgar G. Ulmer, with a script by Billy Wilder in collaboration with Fred Zinneman and cameraman Eugen Schüfftan. Siodmak was the nephew of noted film producer Seymour Nebenzal, who funded ''Menschen am Sonntag'' with funds borrowed from his father, Heinrich Nebenzahl.. '''Jan Hoffmann''' (born 26 October 1955 in Dresden) is a German (Germany) figure skater (figure skating) who represented East Germany in competition. A four-time Olympian, he is the 1980 Olympic silver medalist (1980 Winter Olympics), the 1974 & 1980 World Champion (World Figure Skating Championships), and a four-time (1974, 1977–1979) European Champion (European Figure Skating Championships). '''Senigallia''' (or '''Sinigaglia''' until the beginning of the 20th century) is a ''comune'' and port town on Italy's Adriatic coast, 25 km by rail north of Ancona, in the Marche region, province of Ancona. The town is one of the most famous seaside resorts of the region, attracting tourists (mainly families) from all over Europe: especially from Germany, Belgium, Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany

successful training

by Channel 4's Endemol regarding working with Big Brother's Little Brother (List of Big Brother (UK) shows#Big Brother's Little Brother) and former Big Brother (Big Brother 2007 (UK)) contestant Billi "Lightning" Bhatti (List_of_Big_Brother_2007_housemates_(UK)#Billi). After successful training days, IPW:UK were featured heavily on the BBLB program and have continued to work with Billi ever since, featuring him on several of their live events. Following the exit

radio connection

url http: news report.php id 85603 date 2010-07-27 accessdate 2010-07-27 in which he was lapped by his team-mate Senna. At the , Yamamoto accelerated from the pits as a mechanic was fixing the radio connection to his helmet. His rear wing struck the mechanic resulting in him being taken to hospital where he stayed for 10 days before being discharged and returning home to Germany.

live live

known for developing a theorem of the equivalence of sets (Cantor–Bernstein–Schroeder theorem) in 1897, and less well known for demonstrating the correct blood group (Blood type) inheritance pattern of multiple alleles at one locus (Locus (genetics)) in 1924 through statistical analysis. He studied under Georg Cantor. '''''Death on the Road''''' is a live (Broadcasting#Recorded or live) CD (Compact Disc), LP (Gramophone record), and DVD released by the British heavy

;Western Australian Music Industry Soon after, he received a software endorsement offer from Ableton (Germany) via Musiclink Australia for their flagship product Live (Ableton Live). The German (Germany) and Ustasha armies saw that Banja Luka and iron mine Ljubija are in danger and organized an offensive to destroy movement. Germans engaged 15000 soldiers, Ustashas and Domobrans about 22000 soldiers, Chetniks about 2000 soldiers

Olympic Summer Games in Seoul, and the second a bronze at the 1992 Olympic Summer Games in Barcelona. '''Earth TV''' is a German (Germany) satellite (Satellite television) television network, which airs live broadcast (Broadcasting#Recorded vs. live)s from its camera network around the world. Cameras are located in well-known cities as well as lesser known locations. EarthTV cameras usually feature beaches, mountains, seaside resorts, or skylines of major cities. They now have over 70

school study

chapel, now called '''Old Chapel''', is now used for upper-school study hall. Beneath the main chapel is a majority of the mathematics department. The chapel also houses the Board of Trustees' board room. '''Enercon GmbH''', based in Aurich, Lower Saxony, Germany, is the fourth-largest wind turbine manufacturer (List of wind turbine manufacturers) in the world and has been the market leader in Germany since the mid-nineties. Simon, Hermann: Hidden Champions

long interest

Wartenberg , Bavaria, Germany, and raised in Munich. After studying medicine like his father (a well known surgeon (surgery)), he decided instead to become an actor, following a life-long interest in theater. Selwart thereafter studied acting and appeared in many plays throughout Europe. He appeared in a variety of stage productions, including classics such as Shakespeare (William Shakespeare) and modern popular works like Heinrich von Kleist's romantic dream play

of the ''Pesti Hirlap''. The same year he brought out his first great novel, ''Gyulai Pál''. His life-long interest in politics led to him becoming an outspoken public speaker, and in 1848 Kemény was elected a member of the revolutionary diet, promoting the idea of an independent Hungary. After a brief exile he accepted the amnesty and returned to Hungary. In 1857 he wrote his most famous novel: ''Özvegy és leánya'' ("The widow and her daughter"). Discovery In 1836 or 1837

the beginning of life-long interest with all things German. Craig did not enjoy the atmosphere of Nazi Germany, and throughout his life, he sought to find the answer to the question of how a people who, in his opinion, had made a disproportionately large contribution to Western civilization (western culture), allowed themselves to become entangled in what Craig saw as the corrupting embrace of Nazism (National Socialism). Craig was formerly President of the American Historical Association


'''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 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 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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