Klaipėda

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- 13 Social Sciences College* Socialinių mokslų kolegija Private Klaipėda Telšiai Vilnius 1880 - - 23 West Lithuania Business College Vakarų Lietuvos verslo kolegija Private Klaipėda Šiauliai - Using the "cover" of his job as chief of overseas sales at Bosch, between 1937–1938, Goerdeler often travelled abroad, mostly to France, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Balkans, the Middle East and Canada, to warn anyone who would listen about what he considered to be the aggressive and dangerous foreign policy of Nazi Germany. Rothfels, page 85. Though opposed to what he considered to be a reckless foreign policy, Goerdeler often demanded in his meetings with his foreign friends that the Great Powers back the cession of the Sudetenland, the Polish Corridor, the Memelland (Klaipėda Region) (modern Klaipėda, Lithuania), and the Free City of Danzig, together with the return of the former German colonies (German colonial empire) in Africa, to Germany. At the same time, Goerdeler became a member of General Ludwig Beck's private intelligence network. Müller, Klaus-Jürgen "The Structure and Nature of the National Conservative Opposition in Germany up to 1940" pages 133-178 from ''Aspects of the Third Reich'' edited by H.W. Koch, Macmillan: London, United Kingdom page 152 Goerdeler's reports were received not only by General Beck, but by General Werner von Fritsch. Müller page 152. The German historian Klaus-Jürgen Müller observed that Goerdeler, in his contacts abroad, tended to falsely portray himself as representing a more organized movement than was in fact the case, Müller pages 152-153. and presented himself to his foreign contacts as the secret spokesman of a well-organized "German Opposition". Müller pages 167-168. Besides trying to influence foreign governments, Goerdeler attempted to use his reports to the Army leadership to try to influence the Army into considering an anti-Nazi ''putsch''. ,Müller page 153. During one of his visits to London, in June 1937, Goerdeler told Sir Robert Vansittart (Robert Vansittart, 1st Baron Vansittart) that he would like to see the Nazi regime replaced by a right-wing military dictatorship that would seek British friendship, in exchange for which Goerdeler wanted British support for annexing parts of Poland and Czechoslovakia. Weinberg, Gerhard, ''The Foreign Policy of Hitler's Germany Starting World War II'', Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1980 page 43 In October 1937, during a visit to the United States, Goerdeler stayed with the British historian Sir John Wheeler-Bennett at the latter's estate in Virginia, and informed him of his desire to restore the monarchy in Germany. During the same trip, Goerdeler drafted his "Political Testament" attacking Nazi economic policies, and criticized the regime for its anti-Christian policies, widespread corruption, and lawlessness. In this period, Goerdeler met several times with Winston Churchill and Vansittart. Rothfels, page 126. As a result of the Peace of Thorn (Peace of Thorn (1411)) of 1411, Vytautas received Samogitia for his lifetime. However, the parties could not agree on the border. Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, agreed to mediate the dispute. In 1413, it was declared that the whole right bank of the Neman River was Samogitia and therefore belonged to Lithuania. The Teutonic Knights disagreed and a new war started in 1414. The war lasted for just a couple of months and the dispute was brought to the Council of Constance. Even though the dispute was not resolved, the Samogitians had a chance to present their case to the leaders of Europe. It is seen as an important event in the diplomatic history of Lithuania. Several other mediation attempts failed and yet another war with the Teutonic Order started in 1422. After a couple of months of fighting, the Treaty of Lake Melno was signed. Samogitia was returned to Lithuania in perpetuity, while the city of Memel (present-day Klaipėda) and surrounding territories stayed with the Order. This border, as established by the treaty, remained stable for some 500 years until the Memel Territory dispute of 1923. With peace established, Vytautas could now concentrate on reforms and the relationship with Poland. '''"Baltija" Shipbuilding Yard JSC''' (''Baltijos laivų statykla'') is a shipyard in Lithuania. The company, located in Klaipėda, is the only shipbuilding yard in the Baltic States (Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia) that supplies fleets and marine companies worldwide. However, many shipbuilding corporations such as STX Europe have shipbuilding or used to have shipbuilding operations in the Baltic States. "Baltija" builds pontoons, barges, trawlers, floating docks, river ferries, dry cargo ships and container carriers. "Baltija" also provides ship-repair services. birth_date 1879 birth_place Memel, East Prussia (modern Klaipėda, Lithuania death_date 1967 Adomeit was born in Memel in Germany (now Klaipėda in Lithuania), but at the age of four he moved with his family to Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio), Ohio, which became his home, and which was where he died in 1967. DATE OF BIRTH 1879 PLACE OF BIRTH Klaipėda, Lithuania DATE OF DEATH 1967 Argelander was born in Memel (Klaipėda) in the Kingdom of Prussia (now Klaipėda in Lithuania), the son of a Finnish (Finland) father and German (Germany) mother. He studied with Friedrich Bessel (Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel), and obtained his Ph.D. in 1822 at Königsberg (University of Königsberg). From 1823 until 1837, Argelander was the head of the Finnish observatory at Turku then at Helsinki. He then moved to Bonn, Germany. There he developed a friendship with King Frederick William IV, who funded a new observatory at the University of Bonn. Argelander was born in Memel (Klaipėda) in the Kingdom of Prussia (now Klaipėda in Lithuania), the son of a Finnish (Finland) father and German (Germany) mother. He studied with Friedrich Bessel (Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel), and obtained his Ph.D. in 1822 at Königsberg (University of Königsberg). From 1823 until 1837, Argelander was the head of the Finnish observatory at Turku then at Helsinki. He then moved to Bonn, Germany. There he developed a friendship with King Frederick William IV, who funded a new observatory at the University of Bonn. Wohlfahrt was born in Memel in the Duchy of Prussia (now Klaipėda in Lithuania), but emigrated to North America. '''Simon Dach''' (29 July 1605 – 15 April 1659) was a Prussian German (Germans) lyrical poet and writer of hymns, born in Memel (Klaipėda) (now Klaipėda) in the Duchy of Prussia. In 1930, he won the Estonian Championship (Estonian Chess Championship) in Tallinn (3rd EST-ch). In 1931, he tied for 2nd-5th at the first Baltic Championship (Baltic Chess Championship) in Klaipėda, which was won by Isakas Vistaneckis. In the same year, Mikenas emigrated from Estonia to Lithuania. In 1934, he won a match against Povilas Vaitonis (6:2). In 1935, he took 10th in Łódź (Savielly Tartakower won), and drew a match with Vistaneckis (8:8). In 1936, he won the Lithuanian Championship (Lithuanian Chess Championship). In 1937, he won a match against Vaitonis (5.5:4.5). In 1937, he took 10th in Kemeri; despite his lowly placing, he defeated Alexander Alekhine. In 1937 38, he took 6th at Hastings (Samuel Reshevsky won).In 1938, he won a match against Vaitonis (9:3). In 1939, he took 4th in Kemeri–Riga (Salo Flohr won). In September 1939, he took 3rd in Rosario (Vladimirs Petrovs won). http: www.rogerpaige.mr.uk index.htm '''Location:''' LCC International University is located at Kretingos Street 36, Klaipėda, Lithuania. In 1997 the band finally decided to disband and performed 3 huge gig (Gig (musical performance))s in Lithuanian cities of Klaipėda, Kaunas, and Vilnius, with an attendance of 60,000 in the final performance on 17 May in Vingis Park of Vilnius. foje After the disbanding band's leader Andrius Mamontovas started a successful solo career. All statues were taken down after 1991, most eventually winding up in Grutas Park; they were all erected during the Soviet period and stood, among other places, in Vilnius (capital, at least two statues, one of them together with Lithuanian communist leader Kapsukas (Vincas Mickevičius-Kapsukas)), Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai, Jonava, Druskininkai, Jurbarkas (the Jurbarkas Lenin is now part of an installation in Europos Parkas park in Vilnius). *Latvia: Cēsis, unveiled on November 7, 1959. Made by the sculptor Karlis Jansons (1896–1986). The statue was removed on October 17, 1990. The original Scalovian (Scalovians) and Curonian (Curonians) territory was conquered around 1252 by the Teutonic Knights, who constructed ''Memelburg'' ("Memel Castle") and the city of ''Memel'' (now usually known by its Lithuanian name Klaipėda). In 1422, a border was drawn up between Prussia and Lithuania under the Treaty of Melno, and this border existed up to 1918. There was also a strong denominational difference since about 95% of the inhabitants of Lithuania Minor were Lutherans while more than 90% of Greater Lithuanians were Catholics. Following the ''Agreement concerning the Evangelical Church of the Klaipėda Region'' ( WikiPedia:Klaipėda Commons:Category:Klaipėda


religious devotion

mother's name is sometimes erroneously given as Anna Regina Porter. Kant's paternal grandfather had emigrated from Scotland to East Prussia, and his father still spelled their family name "Cant". http: www.csudh.edu phenom_studies western lect_9.html In his youth, Kant was a solid, albeit unspectacular, student. He was brought up in a Pietist (Pietism) household that stressed intense religious devotion, personal humility, and a literal

; Kant's paternal grandfather had emigrated from Scotland to East Prussia, and his father still spelled their family name "Cant". http: www.csudh.edu phenom_studies western lect_9.html In his youth, Kant was a solid, albeit unspectacular, student. He was brought up in a Pietist (Pietism) household that stressed intense religious devotion, personal humility, and a literal interpretation of the Bible. Consequently, Kant received a stern education


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; and presented himself to his foreign contacts as the secret spokesman of a well-organized "German Opposition". Müller pages 167-168. Besides trying to influence foreign governments, Goerdeler attempted to use his reports to the Army leadership to try to influence the Army into considering an anti-Nazi ''putsch''. ,Müller page 153. During one of his visits to London, in June


years period

1970 there was lots of changes in the team, coaches and players left team and they been changed with new team members, so the team didn't achieved better results. On 1975 Klaipėda's community decided to change team from it's foundations which base was people form Klaipėda and Samogitia region, which also finished studies in Vilnius and Kaunas cities. There was young and perspective players, whose energy helped to reach better results in two years period. Which includes 3rd Place


successful solo

generated title -- After the disbanding band's leader Andrius Mamontovas started a successful solo career. All statues were taken down after 1991, most eventually winding up in Grutas Park; they were all erected during the Soviet period and stood, among other places, in Vilnius (capital, at least two statues, one of them together with Lithuanian communist leader Kapsukas (Vincas Mickevičius-Kapsukas)), Kaunas, Klaipėda, Šiauliai, Jonava, Druskininkai


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in Goldthwait's introduction to his translation of ''Observations on the Feeling of the Beautiful and Sublime''. Kant, Immanuel. ''Observations on the Feeling of the Beautiful and Sublime''. Trans. John T. Goldthwait. University of California Press, 1961, 2003. ISBN 0-520-24078-2 It is often held that Kant lived a very strict and predictable life, leading to the oft-repeated story that neighbors would set their clocks by his daily walks. He never married, but did not seem to lack a rewarding social life - he was a popular teacher and a modestly successful author even before starting on his major philosophical works. Biography Immanuel Kant was born in 1724 in Königsberg, the capital of Prussia at that time, today the city of Kaliningrad in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad Oblast. He was the fourth of nine children (four of them reached adulthood). Baptized 'Emanuel', he changed his name to 'Immanuel' Kuehn, Manfred. ''Kant: a Biography''. Cambridge University Press, 2001, p. 26 after learning Hebrew. In his entire life, he never traveled more than ten miles from Königsberg. Lewis, Rick. 2005. 'Kant 200 Years On'. ''Philosophy Now''. No. 49. His father, Johann Georg Kant (1682–1746), was a German harnessmaker from Memel (Klaipėda), at the time Prussia's (Prussia) most northeastern city (now Klaipėda, Lithuania). His mother, Regina Dorothea Reuter (1697–1737), was born in Nuremberg. WikiPedia:Klaipėda Commons:Category:Klaipėda


musical performance

Petrovs won). http: www.rogerpaige.mr.uk index.htm '''Location:''' LCC International University is located at Kretingos Street 36, Klaipėda, Lithuania. In 1997 the band finally decided to disband and performed 3 huge gig (Gig (musical performance))s in Lithuanian cities of Klaipėda, Kaunas, and Vilnius, with an attendance of 60,000 in the final performance on 17 May in Vingis Park of Vilnius. foje !-- Bot


conservative opposition

, the Memelland (Klaipėda Region) (modern Klaipėda, Lithuania), and the Free City of Danzig, together with the return of the former German colonies (German colonial empire) in Africa, to Germany. At the same time, Goerdeler became a member of General Ludwig Beck's private intelligence network. Müller, Klaus-Jürgen "The Structure and Nature of the National Conservative Opposition in Germany up to 1940" pages 133-178 from ''Aspects of the Third Reich'' edited


small sculptures

is known for its main icons: sculpture '''Annchen von Tarau''', located in theater square, old sailing ship '''Meridianas''' (there was a restaurant inside). There are also lots of small sculptures (sculpture of mouse, dog, dragon, chimney sweep, post pigeons and others) hiding in the old town. There are several museums. The most popular include the '''History Museum of Lithuania Minor''', the '''Klaipeda Picture Gallery''', the '''Marine museum''' and the '''Clock museum'''. Klaipeda's old town is small but interesting. Anika Square has a balcony where Adolf Hitler addressed a crowd. Legend has it that Hitler was annoyed because the statue depicting "Anikė" of the Lithuanian folk tale was not facing him, so he had the statue removed. A replica is now in its place. * WikiPedia:Klaipėda Commons:Category:Klaipėda


track leading

a northward railway track leading to Ventspils, but in recent decades it has fallen into disuse for economic reasons. The railway provides the main means of delivering cargo to the port. Two main highways, the A9 and A11 (List of National Roads in Latvia), connect the city and its port to the rest of the country. The A9 leads north-west towards Riga and central Latvia and the A11 leads south to the border with Lithuania and its only port Klaipėda and to Palanga International

Klaipėda

'''Klaipėda''' ( (former German name: Memel) is a city in Lithuania situated at the mouth of the Danė River where it flows into the Baltic Sea. It is the third largest city in Lithuania and the capital of Klaipėda County.

The city has a complex recorded history, partially due to the combined regional importance of the Port of Klaipėda, a usually ice-free port on the Baltic Sea, and the Akmena – Danė River. It has been controlled by the Teutonic Knights, the Duchy of Prussia, the Kingdom of Prussia, the German Empire, the Entente (Triple Entente) States immediately after World War I, Lithuania as a result of the 1923 Klaipėda Revolt, and the Third Reich following the 1939 German ultimatum to Lithuania. The city was incorporated into Lithuania during its time as a Soviet Socialist Republic and has remained within Lithuania following its re-establishment as an independent state.

The population shrank from 207,100 in 1992 to 157,350 in 2014. Popular seaside resorts found close to Klaipėda are Nida (Nida (town)) to the south on the Curonian Spit, and Palanga to the north.

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