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  • 1 Poland — • Country in eastern Europe Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Poland     Poland     † Cathol …

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  • 2 adversity — n. Misfortune, calamity, affliction, trouble, suffering, woe, disaster, distress, misery, ill luck, bad luck, broken fortunes, hard life, frowns of fortune, reverses of fortune, hard times, ill fate, ills of life, a sea of troubles …

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  • 3 Albert Augustus Pope — (May 20, 1843 ndash; August 10, 1909) was a Brevet Lieutenant Colonel who founded the Pope Manufacturing Company in 1877. cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Col. A.A. Pope Dies at Summer Home. Pioneer Bicycle Manufacturer s… …

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  • 4 Christoph Ernst von Houwald — Ernst von Houwald Christoph Ernst, Freiherr von Houwald (German pronunciation: [ˈhuːvalt]; November 28, 1778 January 28, 1845) was a German dramatist and author. Contents …

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  • 5 Life and Fate — infobox Book | name = Life and Fate title orig = translator = author = Vasily Grossman illustrator = cover artist = country = U.S.S.R. language = Russian series = genre = publisher = release date = media type = pages = isbn = preceded by =… …

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  • 6 Samson Wertheimer — (January 17, 1658, Worms ndash; August 6, 1724, Vienna) was chief rabbi of Hungary and Moravia, and rabbi of Eisenstadt. He was also an Austrian financier, court Jew and Shtadlan to Austrian Emperor Leopold I.FamilyWertheimer was the son of… …

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  • 7 Moydow — City Maigh Dumha   Town   …

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  • 8 Society of the Song Dynasty — …

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  • 9 Gogol, Nikolay — ▪ Russian writer Introduction born March 19 [March 31, New Style], 1809, Sorochintsy, near Poltava, Ukraine, Russian Empire [now in Ukraine] died Feb. 21 [March 4], 1852, Moscow, Russia       Ukrainian born Russian humorist, dramatist, and… …

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  • 10 Angelica Kauffman —     Angelica Kauffmann     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Angelica Kauffmann     Born at Coire, in the canton of Grisons, Switzerland, 30 October, 1741; died at Rome, 5 November, 1807. She was the pupil of her father, Johann Joseph, a painter of… …

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  • 11 Antoine-Frederic Ozanam —     Antoine Frédéric Ozanam     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Antoine Frédéric Ozanam     Great grand nephew of Jacques Ozanam. Born at Milan, 23 April, 1813; died at Marseilles, 8 September, 1853. His father, settled at first in Lyons as a merchant …

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  • 12 Pierre Olivaint —     Pierre Olivaint     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Pierre Olivaint     Pierre Olivaint was born in Paris, 22 Feb., 1816. His father, a man of repute but an unbeliever, and embittered by reverses of fortune and career, died in 1835 without having… …

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  • 13 St. Dinooth —     St. Dinooth     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Dinooth     (DINOTHUS, DUNAWD, DUNOD).     Founder and first Abbot of Bangor Iscoed (Flintshire); flourished between 500 and 542. He was originally a North British chieftain driven by reverses of… …

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  • 14 Albert Augustus Pope — (* 20. Mai 1843 in Boston (Massachusetts); † 10. August 1909 in Cohasset (Massachusetts)) war ein Brevet Oberstleutnant, der 1876 die Pope Manufacturing Company gründete.[1] …

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  • 15 Kilbride —    1) KILBRIDE, county of Argyll.    See Kilmore.    2) KILBRIDE, a parish, in the island of Arran, county of Bute, 20 miles (S. W. by W.) from Saltcoats; containing, with the villages of Brodick and Corrie, 2786 inhabitants, of whom 271 are in… …

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  • 16 Chinese coins — Ancient Chinese coins were produced continuously for around 2,500 years by casting in moulds, rather than being struck with dies as with most western coins.Collectors can obtain affordable yet old, beautiful, and interesting coins associated with …

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  • 17 Ancient Chinese coinage — Ancient Chinese coins Chinese coins were produced continuously for around 2,500 years by casting in moulds, rather than being struck with dies as with most western coins. Contents 1 …

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  • 18 Aubrey–Maturin series — Aubrey Maturin series Author Patrick O Brian Country Great Britain Language English Genre Nautical fiction, Historical Fiction Published 1 …

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  • 19 Egypt — • Provides information on history, religion, and literature Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Egypt     Egypt     † …

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  • 20 The Byzantine Empire —     The Byzantine Empire     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Byzantine Empire     The ancient Roman Empire having been divided into two parts, an Eastern and a Western, the Eastern remained subject to successors of Constantine, whose capital was at …

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