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Bardo National Museum attack

On 18 March 2015, two gunmen dressed in military uniform attacked the Bardo National Museum in Tunis, Tunisia, taking hostages. 23 people, mostly tourists, were killed in the attack, while another 50 were injured. The two gunmen were also shot de ...

                                               

Fire of Manisa

The Fire of Manisa refers to the burning of the city of Manisa in Turkey by the Greek army. It happened during the Greco Turkish War of 1919-1922. The town was burned between 5 and 8 September 1922. More than 10.000 buildings were destroyed. This ...

                                               

Treaty of Lausanne

The Treaty of Lausanne was signed in 1923, after Turkey had won the Greco-Turkish War in 1919 to 1922. It settles the border between Greece and Turkey and the other borders of Turkey. Other countries that signed the treaty were Italy, France, the ...

                                               

Istanbul Convention

The Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence, better known as the Istanbul Convention, is a human rights treaty of the Council of Europe against violence against women and domestic viol ...

                                               

Istanbul Technical University

Istanbul Technical University is a public college in Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul Technical University was started in 1773. According to Times Higher Education, ITU is ranked 108th in the world and 1st in Turkey in the technology and engineering. I ...

                                               

Abdulaziz

Abdulaziz was the 32nd Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and was 111st Caliph of Islam. He ascended the throne when he was 31 years old, reigned between 25 June 1861 and 30 May 1876. He was the son of Sultan Mahmud II and became sultan after the death ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Ukraine

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have spread to Ukraine when its first case was confirmed to be hospitalized in Chernivtsi Oblast on 3 March 2020. It was a man who had travelled from Italy to Romania by plane and then arrived in Ukraine by ...

                                               

Kharkov

Kharkiv is a city in Ukraine and is the second largest city in Ukraine. It is in the east of Ukraine and has a very well developed economy. It was founded in 1655 and the population as of 2010 is 1.449.000. The mayor of Kharkiv is Hennadiy Kernes ...

                                               

Kharkov National Medical University

Kharkov National Medical University is a medical university in Kharkov, Ukraine. It was first known as Kharov State Medical University and then Kharkov Medical State Institute. At present, over 700 professors teach at the university. Since 1951, ...

                                               

Mykolaiv

Mykolaiv is a major city in southern Ukraine. The city is located 65 kilometers from the Black Sea along the estuary of the Southern Buh river where it meets the Inhul River at around 46°58′N 32°0′E. Population 514.000 as of 2001 Ukrainian Census.

                                               

National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

The National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy is a higher education institution in Ukraine founded in 1615. The university campus is in Podil in Kyiv, between Kontraktova Square and the Dnipro river. Teaching at the university is in Ukrainian an ...

                                               

Trochenbrod

Trochenbrod was a Jewish shtetl with an area 1.728 acres once in what is now western Ukraine, about 30 kilometers northeast of Lutsk. It used to be a part of Poland. It was also known as Sofievka or Zofiowka in Polish, named after Sofia, a Russia ...

                                               

Ukrainian National Union

The Ukrainian National Union is nationalist paramilitary political party in Ukraine. Started as a political organization in 2009 and became a political party in 2013.

                                               

Ukrainian Railways

Ukrainian Railways is a state-owned company of rail transport in Ukraine. It controls the majority of the railroad transportation in Ukraine. Its total track length is nearly 23.000 km. Ukrainian Railways company is the number 13 largest railway ...

                                               

History of England

Main articles: Prehistoric Britain and Roman Britain Archaeology shows that people came to southern England long before the rest of the British Isles, probably because of the friendly climate between and during the ice ages of long ago. Julius Ca ...

                                               

Anglo-Saxon England

Anglo-Saxon England is the history of England from the 5th to 11th centuries. The Anglo-Saxons were people from Germanic tribes. They first came as migrants to southern Britain from central Europe. Anglo-Saxon history begins after the end of Roma ...

                                               

Chester city walls

The Chester city walls are big intact defensive walls around an important English city of Chester. The city has been defended with walls since the foundation of the Deva Victrix fort on the site in 79.

                                               

Duffield Castle, Derbyshire

Duffield Castle was a Norman Castle in Duffield, Derbyshire. The site is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. The rocky site was easy to defend, because it was surrounded by the river in three sides and hard to climb. It is not clear whether the site wa ...

                                               

Essex (kingdom)

The Kingdom of the East Saxons, was also called the Kingdom of Essex. It was one of the seven kingdoms of the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy. Essex was founded in the 6th century. The kingdom of Essex covered the area of the modern English counties of Ess ...

                                               

Hatfield Chase

Hatfield Chase is a low-lying area in South Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire, England. It was often flooded. Hatfield chase was a royal hunting ground until Charles I tried to have it drained. He hired a Dutch engineer to drain the water in 1626. ...

                                               

Heptarchy

The heptarchy is a collective name applied to seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. These were: Northumbria, Mercia, East Anglia, Essex, Kent, Sussex and Wessex. The Anglo-Saxon kingdoms eventually became the Kingdom of England. The term has been in use si ...

                                               

Lindisfarne

Lindisfarne, is a tidal island off the north-east coast of England. It is connected to the mainland of Northumberland by a causeway and is cut off twice a day by tides – something well described by Sir Walter Scott: For with the flow and ebb, its ...

                                               

Northumbria

The Kingdom of Northumbria, was a medieval kingdom of the Angles, in what is now northern England and south-east Scotland. It later became an earldom in the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of England. The name reflects the southern limit to the kingdoms terr ...

                                               

Parliament of England

The Parliament of England was the legislature of the Kingdom of England. Its roots go back to the early medieval period. It took over more and more from the power of the monarch, and after the Act of Union 1707 became the main part of the Parliam ...

                                               

Paulinus of York

Paulinus was the first Bishop of York. He was named Archbishop of York by the pope, but had left Northumbria before the news reached him. He then became the Bishop of Rochester, in Kent. After his death he was venerated as a saint.

                                               

Regnenses

The Regnenses, Regni or Regini were a British Celtic people. They were ruled by a king. their territory or kingdom was later a civitas of Roman Britain. Their capital was Noviomagus Reginorum, known today as Chichester in modern West Sussex. Befo ...

                                               

Tribal Hidage

The Tribal Hidage is generally considered to be a tribute list dated to 7th or 8th century Anglo-Saxon England. It was a list of 35 tribes that made up the majority of the peoples living in southern England at that time. Each tribe or kingdom on ...

                                               

Wives of King Henry VIII

Henry the VIII had six wives, Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, and Catherine Parr. All of his wives except one, Catherine Parr, died or were divorced. Catherine of Aragon was the first wife. She wa ...

                                               

Declaration of Arbroath

The Declaration of Arbroath is a declaration of Scottish independence, made in 1320. It was a letter sent to Pope John XXII, dated 6 April 1320. The declaration confirmed Scotlands status as a independent, sovereign state and defended Scotlands r ...

                                               

Parliament of Scotland

The Parliament of Scotland, officially the Estates of Parliament, was the legislature of the independent Kingdom of Scotland. The parliament of Scotland had only one house cf. House of Commons, House of Lords and was mentioned for the first time ...

                                               

Battle of Bryn Glas

The Battle of Bryn Glas was fought on 22 June 1402. This was the major battle of the Welsh Revolt. The rebel forces of Wales, led by Owain Glyndŵr defeated the English army led by Sir Edmund Mortimer. The exact location of the battle is not known ...

                                               

Roman Wales

Roman Wales is the area of modern Wales that was under Roman Empire control. Roman Wales was an area of south western Britannia under Roman Empire control from the first to the fifth century AD. Romans considered it to be part of "Roman Britain". ...

                                               

Battle of Okinawa

The Battle of Okinawa was a great battle of World War II. It took place on Okinawa Island in the Ryukyu Islands. The battle was between the military forces of the Empire of Japan and the Allies. It was the second biggest amphibious battle of Worl ...

                                               

Anglosphere

Anglosphere is a term used to mean a group of English-speaking nations with a similar cultural heritage. The Anglosphere includes the United Kingdom, the United States, and the main members of the Commonwealth of Nations such as Canada except the ...

                                               

Gilbert Thomas Carter

Sir Gilbert Thomas Carter KCMG was an administrative officer in the Royal Navy and later a colonial official for the British Empire. Starting as a Collector of Customs for the Gold Coast, he later became the Treasurer of the Gold Coast and The Ga ...

                                               

Governor of the Bahamas

This is a list of colonial heads of the Bahamas. The first English settlement in the Bahamas was on Eleuthera. In 1670, the king gave the Bahamas to the Lords Proprietors of the Province of Carolina, but the islands were left alone. The local pir ...

                                               

Barbados

Barbados is an island country in the Atlantic Ocean. The island has an area of about 430 km². Its capital and largest city is Bridgetown. The official language of Barbados is English. Barbados is a popular tourist destination. In 2008, the island ...

                                               

Massachusetts Bay Colony

The Massachusetts Bay Colony was an English settlement in the 17th century on the east coast of North America. The colony was later called New England and what is now the cities of Salem and Boston. The Bay Colony also included what is now known ...

                                               

Province of New Jersey

The first people to live on the land now known as New Jersey were the Delaware Indians. They lived here starting at least 10.000 years ago. Anywhere from 8.000 to 20.000 Delaware Indians lived in the area when the first Europeans arrived. Their n ...

                                               

Province of South Carolina

The Province of South Carolina was originally part of the Province of Carolina in British America. In 1776 the province became the U.S. state of South Carolina. The Carolinas were named for King Charles II of England. The colony was first named C ...

                                               

Kingdom of Great Britain

The Kingdom of Great Britain, named in the Acts of Union 1707 as Great Britain and described as the "United Kingdom of Great Britain" and "One Kingdom", was a state in the British Isles in Western Europe, in existence from 1707 to 1800. It was cr ...

                                               

Battle of Guam (1944)

The Second Battle of Guam was the capture of Guam by the United States from Japanese control. Guam was a U.S. territory. The battle was during the Pacific campaign of World War II.

                                               

United States Census

The United States Census is a census done in the United States every ten years. It is required by the United States Constitution which calls for a decennial census done in years ending in "0" since 1790. It is actually two census counts taken con ...

                                               

1790 United States Census

The United States Census of 1790 was the first United States Census. It recorded the population of the United States as of August 2, 1790. In the First Census, the population of the United States was 3.929.214. Data was collected from all thirtee ...

                                               

1850 United States Census

The United States Census of 1850 was the seventh census of the United States. It was completed on June 1, 1850. It found the population of the United States to be 23.191.876. This was an increase of 35.9 percent from the 1840 Census. The total po ...

                                               

1890 United States Census

The Eleventh United States Census was taken June 2, 1890. The total population was found to be 62.947.714. Most of the 1890 census materials were destroyed in a 1921 fire. The data was tabulated by machine for the first time. Herman Hollerith inv ...

                                               

2000 United States Census

The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 was a count of the population of the United States. It was done by the Census Bureau. It found that the population of the United States on April 1, 2000 was 281.421.906. This was an inc ...

                                               

2010 United States Census

The Twenty-Third United States Census, known as Census 2010 or 2010 Census was a count of the population of the United States. It was done by the Census Bureau. It found that the population of the United States on April 1, 2010 was 308.745.538. T ...

                                               

2020 United States Census

The 2020 United States Census, known as Census 2020, will be the twenty-fourth United States Census. National Census Day will be April 1, 2020. In 2020, the United States population is projected to be 332.555.000, a 7.71% increase from the 2010 C ...

                                               

United States Census Bureau

The United States Census Bureau is a part of the United States government that is responsible for the United States Census. The Census Bureau is a part of the United States Department of Commerce.