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  • 101 Leslie Fiedler — Leslie Aaron Fiedler (March 8, 1917 ndash; January 29, 2003) was an American literary critic, known for his interest in mythography and his championing of genre fiction. His work also involves application of psychological theories to American… …

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  • 102 Jedediah Peck — (January 28, 1748 ndash; August 15, 1821), has been described as the father of the common school system of the State of New York. He was a man of limited education and had no gift as a debater or speaker, but he was a skillful organizer. (His… …

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  • 103 Ásíyih Khánum — The graves of Ásíyih Khánum and Mirzá Mihdí within the Monument Gardens. Ásíyih Khánum (1820–1886) (Persian: آسیه خانم‎‎) was the wife of Bahá u lláh, the founder of the Bahá í Faith. She is viewed by Bahá’ís as the paragon of a devoted mother… …

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  • 104 Christine Daae — is the main female character in Gaston Leroux s novel The Phantom of the Opera (1910), the young singer with whom the main character Erik falls in love. Character history According to the novel by Gaston Leroux, Christine Daae was born just… …

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  • 105 Back to Methuselah — (A Metabiological Pentateuch), by George Bernard Shaw consists of a preface (An Infidel Half Century) and a series of five plays: In the Beginning: B.C. 4004 (In the Garden of Eden), The Gospel of the Brothers Barnabas: Present Day, The Thing… …

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  • 106 Fragrant Concubine — Khoja Iparhan 和卓.伊帕爾罕 Spouse Qianlong Emperor Born 1734 Died 1788 (aged 53–54) The Fragrant Concubine (Chinese …

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  • 107 Christianity in India — Indian Christians Total population 24,080,016 (2001)[1] 2.3% of the Indian Population Regions with significant populations Goa, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, North Eastern States, Southern India Languages …

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  • 108 The Snow Maiden — ndash;A Spring Fairy Tale ( ru. Снегурочка ndash;Весенняя сказка, Snegúrochka ndash;Vesennyaya Skazka ) is an opera in four acts with a prologue by Nikolai Rimsky Korsakov, composed during 1880 1881. The Russian libretto, by the composer, is… …

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  • 109 Nikolaus Esterházy — (18 December 1714 – 28 September 1790) was a Hungarian prince, a member of the famous Esterházy family. His building of palaces, extravagant clothing, and taste for opera and other grand musical productions led to his being given the title the… …

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  • 110 John Lawrence Toole — Infobox actor bgcolour = name = J. L. Toole imagesize = 220px caption = Toole in the title role in The Don , 1888 birthname = John Lawrence Toole birthdate = birth date|1832|3|12|mf=y location = St Mary Axe, City of London deathdate = death date… …

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  • 111 Giant's Bread — infobox Book | name = Giant s Bread title orig = translator = image caption = Dust jacket illustration of the first UK edition author = Mary Westmacott (pseudonym of Agatha Christie) illustrator = cover artist = Not known country = United Kingdom …

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  • 112 Disintegrator ray — Ray gun: The Pyrotronic Disintegrator gun, 1953 toy design. U.S. Design Patent D168972 In science fiction, a disintegrator ray is an energy beam that destroys an object by disintegrating it to its basic components, which usually disperse into the …

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  • 113 SS Republic (1853) — SS Republic was a sidewheel steamship, originally named Tennessee (also named USS Mobile for a time), lost in a hurricane off the coast of Georgia in October 1865, en route to New Orleans. HistoryEarly yearsThe ship, built in Baltimore, Maryland …

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  • 114 Silence Dogood — was a false persona used by Benjamin Franklin to get his work published. Contents 1 History 2 Letters 1 2 Dogood s background 3 References 4 Exte …

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  • 115 Turn Loose the Swans — Infobox Album | Name = Turn Loose the Swans Type = studio Artist = My Dying Bride Released = 1993 October Recorded = 1993 Genre = Doom metal Length = 58:15 Label = Peaceville Records Producer = Robert Mags Magoolagan, My Dying Bride Reviews =… …

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  • 116 Myddfai — Coordinates: 51°57′22″N 3°47′17″W / 51.956°N 3.788°W / 51.956; 3.788 …

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  • 117 Binstead — infobox UK place country = England map type= Isle of Wight official name= Binstead latitude= 50.727216 longitude= 1.188337 population = 1,663 [http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk 2004 population estimate] unitary england= Isle of Wight… …

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  • 118 Sitting Bear — Satank ( Set ankeah , translated as Sitting Bear), was a prestigious Kiowa warrior and medicine man. He was born about 1800, probably in Kansas, and killed in 1871. An able warrior, he became part of the Koitsenko ( Ko eet senko ), the society of …

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  • 119 Rogneda (opera) — Rogneda ( ru. Рогнеда) is an opera in five acts, composed by Alexander Serov during 1863 1865. The scenario, by the composer, was based on the novel Askold s Grave ( Аскольдова могила , 1833) by Mikhail Nikolaevich Zagoskin and the poem Rogneda… …

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  • 120 History of Taranto — The history of Taranto dates back to the 8th century BC when it was founded as a Greek colony.Greek periodFoundation and splendourTaranto was founded in 706 BC by Dorian immigrants as the only Spartan colony, and its origin is peculiar: the… …

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