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important games

developers of online and social games (Social network game). thumb A waitress at Oktoberfest (File:Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest Girl.jpg). She is wearing

founding in the US, with the first programs emerging in Germany in 1981, in Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland in 1984, and in France, Chile and Peru in the early 1990s. Name The family is named after the type genus ''Hahnia'', which is dedicated to German (Germany) zoologist Carl Wilhelm Hahn. During 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification, he played in the most important games for Poland and contributed to Poland's qualification

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allied powers of World War I, on the fifth of November 1917 in Rapallo, Italy, following their defeat by Germany at the Battle of Caporetto. Working continually with Steven Sater, Sheik wrote the music for the Tony award winning musical ''Spring Awakening (Spring Awakening (Musical))'' over a period of eight years. The musical, which premiered off-Broadway in New York in May 2006, opened on Broadway to much critical acclaim in December 2006. ''Spring Awakening

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out on the road in the Netherlands and Germany. This version of the band consisted of Roberts and Davidson, with new recruits Jeremy Meek (bass), Steve Jackson (drums) and Andy Giddings (Andrew Giddings) (keyboards). This line-up also cut a new studio album in 1992, ''No Damage Done'', which was the first new Sniff 'n' the Tears release in a decade. Record history In 1977 the yacht ''Merlin,'' designed by Bill Lee (Bill Lee (yacht designer)), set an elapsed time record of 8

leadership abilities

and while the government still had the last word the King's advice was given much weight. On one occasion during the invasion (Occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany) the King was given an ultimatum from the Germans (Germany) demanding Norway's surrender. King Haakon VII (Haakon VII of Norway) told the government he would abdicate if they decided to accept. In 1944 Crown Prince Olav (Olav V of Norway) was appointed Chief of Defence based on his military leadership abilities. The explosion

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in the liberation of the concentration camp Bergen Belsen; he was one of the first Americans to enter the camp and he made drawings which were later reproduced in a book. Student demographics Yeshiva Derech HaTorah is made up of Jewish students and teachers from a variety of backgrounds. The school is predominantly Ashkenazi Jews, whose families originated from communities in Germany, Poland, Eastern Europe and Russia although there are a number of students from

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'', with Haskel Frankel, and ''A Challenge for the Actor''. She was elected to the American Theatre Hall of Fame in 1981. ''The New York Times'', March 3, 1981 - ''26 Elected to the Theater Hall of Fame'' ref>

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established in 1995 with the release of ''The Annual'', a compilation album of various dance music tracks mixed by UK DJs Boy George and Pete Tong. The Annual went on to sell over 160,000 copies and paved the way for a now-global label with over 50 million dance albums and singles sold to date, award winning music videos from artists like Eric Prydz and Benny Benassi and continuing sales of over 4 million copies per annum. Ministry of Sound remains an independent label

;Electrica Salsa" in 1986. He was also one of the founders of trance music labels Harthouse and the now-defunct Eye Q, as well as being among the first DJs to play trance records. In 1995 ''Mixmag'' rated his album ''Accident in Paradise'' one of the top-50 dance albums

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. This increased his explosiveness and jumping ability, making him an excellent athlete for a player of his size. Cem runs the 100 m in 10.8 seconds. Early life Cem was born into a family of Turkish (Turkey) father Ismail Cem Dinç and German (Germany) mother Ingrid Dinç, growing up in Germany has a brother, Dirk. His father, a medical doctor, was a former national champion and world-class track star in the 110 m hurdles. His father helped him work on his strength, speed, and agility by focusing on sprint (Sprint (race))s and plyometrics. This increased his explosiveness and jumping ability, making him an excellent athlete for a player of his size. Cem runs the 100 m in 10.8 seconds. The '''A31 autoroute''' is a French autoroute (Autoroutes of France). It runs from the Franco-Luxembourg border to Beaune where it joins the A6 (A6 motorway (France)). The north of the autoroute is free, up to the town of Toul, but it is a toll road south of there. The autoroute serves the cities of Metz, Nancy (Nancy, France) and Dijon and it is heavily used in the holiday season as it is a convenient route for those travelling from Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Germany to get to the south of France. It is also known as the ''Autoroute de Lorraine-Bourgogne''. "'''Benevolent neutrality'''" is a term used by Ernest May to describe United States foreign policy regarding involvement in World War I. Examples of it were seen shortly before World War I though due to the League of the Three Emperors, an agreement between the powers of Russia, Germany, and Austria-Hungary,. It is distinct from strict neutrality because America had some favorable policies towards the Allies (Allies of World War I); for example, generally favorable trade decisions. This was accentuated by the better availability of information about the Allies, and the pre-existing state of public opinion. Towards the end of the century, there occurred a blossoming of theoretical activity. In England, Ruskin's ideals underpinned the emergence of the Arts and Crafts movement exemplified by the writings of William Morris. This in turn formed the basis for Art Nouveau in the UK, exemplified by the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and influenced the Vienna Secession. On the Continent, the theories of Viollet-le-Duc and Gottfried Semper provided the springboard for enormous vitality of thought dedicated to architectural innovation and the renovation of the notion of style. Semper in particular developed an international following, in Germany, England, Switzerland, Austria, Bohemia, France, Italy and the United States. The generation born during the middle-third of the 19th century was largely enthralled with the opportunities presented by Semper's combination of a breathtaking historical scope and a methodological granularity. In contrast to more recent, and thus "modern", thematically self-organized theoretical activities, this generation did not coalesce into a "movement." They did, however, seem to converge on Semper's use of the concept of ''Realismus'', and they are thus labelled proponents of architectural realism. Among the most active Architectural Realists were: Georg Heuser, Rudolf Redtenbacher, Constantin Lipsius, Hans Auer, Paul Sédille, Lawrence Harvey, Otto Wagner and Richard Streiter. Storr remained with the Kings until the 2003–04 season (2003–04 NHL season), when he joined the Carolina Hurricanes. Jamie Storr beendet Karriere He was not, however, able to stick with the club and played in the minor leagues for the next three seasons. Jamie Storr Goalie School In 2006, Storr signed with the German (Germany) DEG Metro Stars and went overseas to play in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL). Storr retired after three years with DEG Metro Stars on 13 May 2009. Jamie Storr beendet seine Karriere! - Persönliche Gründe ausschlaggebend In 2010 it was announced that Storr would be an emergency backup with DEG Metro Stars, however he would stay in North America unless needed. http: eishockey WebApp?cmd displayArtikelSeite&artikel 19722 DEG reaktiviert Jamie Storr In the end he never ended up playing a game. '''Herstatt Bank''' was a privately-owned bank in the German (Germany) city of Cologne. It went bankrupt (bankruptcy) on 26 June 1974 in a famous incident illustrating settlement risk in international finance. In 1939, with the support of Nobusuke Kishi, he was named the head of Manchukuo Film Association, which was one of the main propaganda vehicles for the Kwantung Army to boost public support for Manchukuo and for the war effort against the Kuomintang government of China. Nornes, Japan American Film Wars. pp84 Amakasu strove hard to improve the quality of the works produced, traveling to Germany to acquire the latest movie cameras and production techniques, and inviting noted Japanese movie stars, directors and conductors (such as Takashi Asahina) to visit Manchukuo and to participate in his productions. His efforts were instrumental in launching the career of Yoshiko Ōtaka, better known as "Ri Kōran" in Japanese. Young, Japan's Total Empire. pp16 History During their early years the band played abroad, typically for the British Forces in Germany. They played lots of English songs, like the Rolling Stones, the Beatles and Them (Them (band)). thumb upright Prof. Günther Landgraf (1928-2006) (Image:Guenther Landgraf.jpg) '''Günther Landgraf''' (September 14, 1928 - January 12, 2006 in Dresden) was a German (Germany) physicist and former President of Technische Universität Dresden (1990–1994). 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of the German low mountain ranges in the northern lowlands. '''Nordkirchen''' is a municipality in the district of Coesfeld (Coesfeld (district)), in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Nordkirchen's most famous site is Schloss Nordkirchen, built in the 18th century for a local bishop and known as the Versailles of Westphalia, as it is the largest residence in that part of Germany. Nordkirchen is known as location of a transmission site for medium wave for transmitting

teaching architecture

to leave his family, his practice and his friends because Europe was no longer safe for him. He applied for and accepted a professorship teaching architecture at the Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria in Chile. However, never intending to go to South America, László was hidden by friends of his until he was able to get passage on an oceanliner, which was not headed to South America, but rather New York City. left thumb Loccum Abbey (Image:loccum kloster winter20042005.jpg) Loccum Abbey was founded in 1163 by Cistercian monks from Volkenroda Abbey in Thuringia. It is one of the best preserved buildings of its kind in Germany. It became a Lutheran monastery around 1600. Early life Celler was born in Brooklyn, the son of Josephine (née Müller) and Henry H. Celler. All of his grandparents immigrated from Germany; his paternal grandparents and maternal grandmother were Jewish (his maternal grandfather was Catholic). A graduate of Boys High School , Columbia College, Columbia University and Columbia Law School he was the first United States Democratic Party Democrat to ever serve his district and was the fourth longest-serving congressman in history (only Jamie Whitten (Jamie L. Whitten), John Dingell and Carl Vinson served longer) and the longest-serving member of either house of Congress in New York's history. A practicing lawyer before entering politics, he was particularly involved in issues relating to the judiciary and immigration. In 1784, not long after Jussieu had sent seeds to England, some were forwarded to the United States by William Hamilton (William Hamilton (landscape designer)), a gardener in Philadelphia. In both Europe and America it quickly became a favoured ornamental, especially as a street tree, and by 1840 it was available in most nurseries. The tree was separately brought to California in the 1890s by Chinese immigrants who came during the California Gold Rush. It has escaped cultivation in all areas where it was introduced, but most extensively in the United States. It has naturalised across much of Europe, including Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Pannonian region (i.e. southeastern Europe from Italy and Hungary south to Bosnia and Herzegovina) and most countries of the Mediterranean Basin. In Montenegro Danijela Stešević, Danka Petrović Preliminary list of plant invaders in Montenegro (page 38), June, 2010 and Albania Commons:Category:Germany Wikipedia:Germany Dmoz:Regional Europe Germany


'''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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