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Toyo Province

Toyo Province was an very old province of Japan, in the area of Buzen and Bungo Provinces. The ancient entity was in what is modern Ōita Prefecture and northeastern Fukuoka Prefecture. It was divided into Buzen and Bungo in 683. It was sometimes ...

                                               

Ugo Province

Ugo Province is an old province of Japan in the area of Akita Prefecture on the island of Honshū. and some parts of Yamagata Prefecture. Along with Uzen Province, it was sometimes called Ushū. The history of the province started in 1868 and ended ...

                                               

Uzen Province

Uzen Province is an old province of Japan in the area of Yamagata Prefecture on the island of Honshū. Along with Ugo Province, it was sometimes called Ushū. The history of the province started in 1868 and ended in 1872.

                                               

Yamashiro Province

Yamashiro Province was a old province of Japan in the area of Kyoto Prefecture on the island of Honshū. Kyoto is in the former Yamashiro Province.

                                               

Yamato Province

Yamato Province was an old province of Japan in the area of Nara Prefecture on the island of Honshū. It was also called Washū. The ancient capital city of the province was Wakigami in Katsujō District. When the capital of Japan was moved to Heijō ...

                                               

Yoshino Province

Yoshino Province, also known as Washū, was an old province of Japan in the area of Nara Prefecture on the island of Honshū. The history of the province started in 716 and ended in 738.

                                               

Asuka period

The Asuka period, sometimes called Suikochō-jidai, was a time in the history of Japan which lasted from around 538 through about 710. There is some overlap with the Kofun period which came before. There is also some overlap with the Nara period w ...

                                               

Azuchi-Momoyama period

Azuchi-Momoyama period, also known as the Momoyama period, is the time from approximately 1573 to 1606 in history of Japan. This period is called Azuchi-Momoyama because there were two great centers of power during this time. One was Oda Nobunaga ...

                                               

Edo period

Edo period, also called the Tokugawa period, is the time between 1600 and 1868 in the history of Japan. During this long time Japanese society was ruled by the Tokugawa shogunate and the countrys 300 regional feudal lords. These years come after ...

                                               

Heian period

The Heian period is a time in the Japanese history from 794 to 1185. This grouping of years is named after city of Heian-kyō, which is the early name of present day Kyoto.

                                               

Jōmon period

The Jōmon period is the time in Japanese prehistory which started in roughly 14.000 BC to 10.000 BC. The period ended in roughly 500 BC or 400 BC to 300 BC. Jōmon means "patterns of plaited cord" or "cord-patterned" from the way they decorated th ...

                                               

Kamakura period

The Kamakura period is a time in the Japanese history from 1185 through 1333 in the history of Japan. This grouping of years is named after city of Kamakura which was the center of power of the Kamakura shogunate. The government of shoguns which ...

                                               

Kofun period

The Kofun period is a time in the history of Japan from around 250 to about 538. This grouping of years is named after the type of Imperial burial mounds called kofun which were raised in central Japan. The Kofun period and the Asuka period are s ...

                                               

Muromachi period

Muromachi period, also known as the Muromachi era, the Ashikaga era, or the Ashikaga period, is a division of Japanese history. The period started in 1333 and ended in 1573.

                                               

Nanboku-chō period

The Nanboku-chō period, also known as Nambokuchō or the period of Northern and Southern Courts, started in 1333 or 1336 and ended 1392.

                                               

Nara period

The Nara period is a time in the history of Japan which lasted from 710 to 794. This grouping of years is named after city of Nara.

                                               

Sengoku period

Sengoku period or "Warring States period" in Japanese history was a time in which there was little social or political stability. There was nearly constant military conflict which started in the middle of the 15th century and ended at the end of ...

                                               

Yayoi period

Early evidence of Yayoi culture is found on the island of Kyūshū. Over time, it spread to the island of Honshū. Iron and bronze were first used in Japan at about the same time. Iron was used for tools and weapons. Bronze was used for ritual objec ...

                                               

Samurai

The samurai were Japanese warriors. They were members of the important military class before Japanese society changed in 1868. The samurai were also considered as a type of hereditary nobility as well. The word samurai comes from the Japanese ver ...

                                               

Tomoe Gozen

Tomoe Gozen was a female samurai who lived in Japan. When Tomoe Gozen was a girl she was taught the skills of an upper-class Japanese woman: writing, musical theatre, archery, horseback riding and fencing. She became a skilled horseman and brave ...

                                               

Sakanoue no Tamuramaro

In this Japanese name, the family name is Sakanoue. Sakanoue no Tamuramaro was a general and shogun of the early Heian Period of Japan. He was the son of Sakanoue no Karitamaro.

                                               

Japanese Occupation of Singapore

The Japanese Occupation of Singapore is a time from 1942-1945 where the Japanese occupied Singapore. Japan attacked because Singapore was an important naval base for controlling other areas. The occupation started after the army of Japan defeated ...

                                               

Russo-Japanese War

The Russo-Japanese War was a war between the Japanese Empire and the Russian Empire. It started in 1904 and ended in 1905. The Japanese won the war, and the Russians lost. The war happened because the Russian Empire and Japanese Empire disagreed ...

                                               

Second Sino-Japanese War

The Second Sino-Japanese War was a major war fought between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan, besides Northern part of Burma. It is a part of World War II that started years before the other parts. The war ended when Japan surrendere ...

                                               

Linea dellImpero

The Linea dellImpero was the longest flight made by the Italian airline "Ala Littoria" in the years preceding World War II and was considered the most prestigious Italian air route of the time. It connected Rome with Mogadiscio in Italian East Af ...

                                               

Johor

Johor is a state of Malaysia. It is one of the most developed states in Malaysia. The capital city and royal seat of Johor is Johor Bahru, once known as Tanjung Puteri. The old state capital is Johor Lama. The Arabic honorific of the state is Dar ...

                                               

Seremban

Seremban is the capital of the Malaysian state of Negeri Sembilan, it is located in district of Seremban, one from the seven districts of Negeri Sembilan. The towns administration is run by the Seremban Municipal Council also known as Majlis Perb ...

                                               

Grito de Dolores

The Grito de Dolores was the call issued by Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, a Catholic priest, on 16 September, 1810 in the small town of Dolores. It is also called the Grito de la Independencia or the Cry of Independence against the traditiona ...

                                               

Texas Revolution

The Texas Revolution was a successful fight of Texas for independence from Mexico. In the 1820s, landowning empresarios led immigrants, mostly from the United States, to Texas, which was part Mexico, for cheap land. At first, the Mexican governme ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Mexico

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Mexico in February 2020. However, the National Council of Science and Technology reported two cases of COVID-19 in mid-January 2020 in the states of Nayarit and Tabasco, one case per state. As o ...

                                               

Aztecs

The Aztecs were Native American people who lived in Mesoamerica. They ruled the Aztec Empire from the 14th century to the 16th century. The name "Aztec" comes from the phrase "people from Aztlan". Legends say that Aztlan was the first place the A ...

                                               

Outer Mongolian Revolution of 1911

The Outer Mongolian Revolution of 1911 happened when Outer Mongolia did not want to be part of the Qing dynasty anymore. They wanted to govern themselves. It happened at the same time as the Xinhai Revolution. Outer Mongolia is now the modern cou ...

                                               

Treaty of friendship and alliance between the Government of Mongolia and Tibet

Tibet and Mongolia signed a treaty called the Treaty of friendship and alliance between the Government of Mongolia and Tibet on February 2, 1913, at Urga. Today, we are not sure if the treaty can be used or not.

                                               

Darkhan (city)

Darkhan is a city in Mongolia. It is in a province with the same name. It is the third largest city in the country. In 2010, the population was 74.738.

                                               

Ulan Bator

Ulaanbaatar, or Ulan Bator, is the capital and largest city of Mongolia. The city is an independent municipality not part of any provinces, and its population as of 2008 is just over 1 million. Located in the north central part of the country, th ...

                                               

Fez, Morocco

Fes or Fez is the second largest city of Morocco. There were about 1 million people in 2010. It is the capital of the Fes-Boulemane region. The city has been called the "Mecca of the West" and the "Athens of Africa". Fez is the former capital. It ...

                                               

Marrakesh

Marrakesh, or Marrakech is an important city in the African country of Morocco. It is the fourth largest city in the country. Marrakesh is the capital of the economic region of Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz. Marrakesh is the most important city out ...

                                               

Rabat

Rabat, population 577.827 hab., is the capital of the Kingdom of Morocco. It is also the capital of the Rabat-Sale-Kenitra region. The city is on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the river Bou Regreg. On the other side of the river is Rabats be ...

                                               

Mandalay

Mandalay is a city in Myanmar. There is only one city in Myanmar that has more people than Mandalay. It is 716 km north of Yangon. Mandalay is on the east side of the Irrawaddy River. In 2014, there were 1.225.553 people living there.

                                               

Republica (Nepalese newspaper)

The Republica is a national daily newspaper in Nepal. Nepal Republic Media Pvt. Ltd. in Kathmandu is the publisher. It started with an online edition on January 1, 2009 and the print edition on April 24, 2009. The Republica is a partner with the ...

                                               

Port of Amsterdam

The Port of Amsterdam is a port located in the city of Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. Looking at the amount of cargo shipped, the port is the 4th most important in Europe. The port was created in the 13th century. It was one of the main ports of ...

                                               

2010 Canterbury earthquake

The 2010 Canterbury earthquake was a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake, which struck the South Island of New Zealand at 4:35 am September 4, 2010 local time. It was centred 40 km west of Christchurch, near the town of Darfield, at a depth of 10 k ...

                                               

2011 Christchurch earthquake

The 2011 Christchurch earthquake was a 6.3 magnitude earthquake which struck the South Island of New Zealand at 12:51 pm on 22 February 2011 NZT. It was about 5 km underground. It struck the Canterbury region of the island and caused a lot of dam ...

                                               

2017 New Zealand general election

The 2017 New Zealand general election took place on Saturday 23 September 2017 to elect the membership of the 52nd New Zealand Parliament along with the Prime Minister of New Zealand. The last parliament was elected on 20 September 2014 and offic ...

                                               

Elizabeth Morgan case

The Elizabeth Morgan case was a local and international child custody contest between Elizabeth Morgan and Eric Foretich over their daughter, Hilary Antonia Foretich. It lasted from 1983 to 1997 and took place in Washington D.C. and later in Chri ...

                                               

Kagara kidnapping

On 17 February, 2021, a student was killed and 27 others were kidnapped by armed men at around 3 am from their school in Kagara, Niger State, Nigeria. Three members of the schools staff and 12 of their relatives were also abducted. No one has cla ...

                                               

Nigerian naira

The naira is the official currency of Nigeria. 100 Kobo makes one naira. The Central Bank of Nigeria CBN issues money throughout the Nigerian Federation. It controls the amount of money supply in the economy in order to ensure the economy and pri ...

                                               

President of Nigeria

The President of Nigeria is the head of state and head of the executive of Nigeria. The first President of Nigeria was Nnamdi Azikiwe. The current President is Muhammadu Buhari, since 29 May 2015.

                                               

2017–2018 North Korea crisis

In 2017, a crisis began when North Korea threatened the United States with a nuclear weapon. They began testing missiles, which proved that North Korea could attack the United States with a missile. North Korea also threatened Australia with a nu ...

                                               

Shelling of Yeonpyeong

The shelling of Yeonpyeong was an exchange of artillery between the North and South Korean military on Yeonpyeong Island on 23 November 2010. After a South Korean artillery practice on the island, North Korea fired about 170 shells at Yeonpyeong. ...