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Human

A human is a member of the species Homo sapiens, which means wise man in Latin. Carolus Linnaeus put humans in the mammalian order of primates. Humans are a type of hominids, and chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas and orangutans are their closest living relatives. Humans are mammals. They are also social animals. They usually live in groups. They help and protect each other. They care for their children. Humans are bipedal, which means they walk on two legs. Humans have a very complex brain, which is much larger than that of the other living apes. They use language, make ideas, and feel emotio ...

                                               

English people

English people sometimes live in England, which is one of the nations of the island of Great Britain, which they share with Scottish people and the Welsh. Originally they were descended from Anglo-Saxons and Celts. Nowadays most of them have forebears from another European countries and from the rest of the world, after England and the rest of UK received large waves of Immigrants. Many people leave England to emigrate to former British colonies, such as USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Belize and South Africa, for example.

                                               

Black people

Black people is a term that is used for a racial group of people with a dark skin color. The meaning of the word is mainly used for people of Sub-Saharan African descent, but also includes certain groups in Oceania and Southeast Asia.

                                               

Dutch people

The Dutch are the people who live in the Netherlands, or those that come from the Netherlands. Often the Netherlands is called Holland, but this is only part of the Netherlands. The Dutch culture and ethnicity are also found outside of the Netherlands, with large number of Dutch living in the United States of America, South Africa, Suriname, and Namibia. Many inventors were Dutch, including Hans Lippershey and Zacharias Janssen, said to have invented the microscope and the telescope. Many famous painters have also been Dutch, among them Rembrandt van Rijn, Vincent van Gogh and Johannes Ver ...

                                               

Indigenous peoples

Indigenous people means the first people who lived in any region, and not later immigrants. Indigenous people can also be described as aborigines, native people, first people, first nations and autochthonous. The United Nations prefers the phrase Indigenous peoples to these descriptions. The other descriptions sometimes sound negative pejorative. Very often, indigenous people were forced into slavery or badly treated by settlers and immigrants. Indigenous people were oppressed in colonial times. Colonial settlers often robbed the indigenous treasures and lands. Indigenous people were often ...

                                               

People (magazine)

People is a weekly American magazine of celebrity and human interest stories. It is published by Time Inc. As of 2006, it had a circulation of 3.75 million. It was named "Magazine of the Year" by Advertising Age in October 2005, for very good editorial, circulation and advertising. People ranked #6 on Advertising Ages annual "A-list" and #3 on Adweeks "Brand Blazers" list in October 2006.

                                               

Meitei people

The Meitei people, or Manipuri people, are the predominant ethnic group of the Indian state of Manipur. There are significant Meitei speaking population in Assam, Tripura, Myanmar and Bangladesh. Regarding religious groups, there are Meitei Hindus, Sanamahists, Meitei Christians, Meitei Muslims and Meitei Buddhists.

                                               

Romani people

The Roma are an ethnic group found mainly in Europe. In English they are often called Gypsies. Some Roma consider "gypsy" a slur, some not. The Roma are people that originally came from the Indian subcontinent at the 1st - 2st century AD, and settled in Egypt. A DNA study by Indian and Estonian researchers shows that the Roma and Sinti people originate from different community of their ancestral homeland. They migrated as Traders via Roman Empire Egypt, through Asia Minor and finally to Europe. Today there are populations of Roma found all over Europe, although the largest populations are ...

                                               

Māori people

The Māori are the indigenous people of New Zealand. They were the first people to live in the islands. The Polynesian ancestors of the Māori came to New Zealand between 800 and 1300 AD. There are many theories about where the Maori came from. They arrived from somewhere in tropical Polynesia, either from the Cook Islands or the Society Islands. In Māori stories, the place they come from is called Hawaiiki. This is not the same as the country Hawaii. Before Europeans came to New Zealand, the Māori did not need a name for themselves as a people. After Europeans came to New Zealand, the indig ...

                                               

British people

Britons, British people, or the British are people from Britain – either from the United Kingdom or the island of Great Britain. In history, the people of the British Empire, and later the British Commonwealth, were also named British or Britons. The first people to be named Britons were the people of ancient Britain, the ancient Britons. The ancient Romans named the people of Britain in Latin: Britanni, lit. Britons. People from Roman Britain called themselves in Latin: Brittones. Bede used the spelling in Latin: Brettones, the spelling of which was possibly learned from the Old English w ...

                                               

Oldest people

b ^ Mortensen was born in Denmark. c ^ Gerneth was born in Stettin, then part of the German Empire, now in Poland and renamed Szczecin. d ^ Kristal was born in Maleniec, Konskie County, then part of the Russian Empire, now in Poland.

                                               

Turkic peoples

The Turkic peoples are a group of peoples. They speak languages belonging to the Turkic family. A Turkic person is called a Turk and mainly come from these independent states Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan. However there are Turks in many places. Today, most people in Central Asia are Turks. Many Turks live in Siberia, the Caucasus area, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. Turkic people can sometimes understand each other during communication because of their language being connected to Turkic and having the same words. There are also some in Pakis ...

                                               

Advisor

Advisors are people who give advice. The job of an advisor is to give good advice that helps the person that he or she is advising. Usually, only certain people, like businessmen or politicians, have advisors. This is because these kinds of people are usually very busy, and they do not have the time to make decisions alone. In the United States, the Presidents advisors are called his "Cabinet." Some well-known cabinet members, current and former, from the Bush Administration are: Colin Powell Donald Rumsfeld Condoleezza Rice

                                               

Aryan

Aryan is the name that an ancient people of India and Iran gave to themselves. Descendants of the Aryans include speakers of Sanskrit and Avestan which are related to the Indo-European languages. Ancient Iranians used the name Aryan to mean nobles. The name "Iran" itself means the Land of the Aryans. The Avestan name Airiianəm vaēǰō "Aryan expanse", is a reference in the Zoroastrian Avesta Vendidad, Fargard 1 to the Aryans’ mother country and one of Ahura Mazdas "sixteen perfect lands". Other Avestan names are airyō.sayana, the" Aryan people”, and airyā daiŋˊhāvā" the Aryan lands”. These n ...

                                               

Kevin Baugh

Kevin Baugh, is a Molossian politician and popular micronationalist. Baugh has been serving as President of the Republic of Molossia since 3 September 1999. His Presidential term started on the 3 September 1999, which is the official date of foundation of Molossia. However, his involvement in micronationalism goes way back to the end of the 1970s, when he formed, with James Spielman, the Grand Republic of Vuldstein.

                                               

Civilian

A civilian in time of war is a person who is not a member of a countrys military and any other fighting group. This is what the word means under the laws of war. Civilians are the opposite of soldiers and combatants, who fight in wars. Civilians are protected by international law from being harmed during war. The treatment of civilians during times of war is covered by the Fourth Geneva Convention. Prisoners are covered by the Third Convention. These are based on humanitarian doctrines ethical beliefs and that most countries follow them as law. Civilians have the right to defend themselves ...

                                               

Hobo

Hobo is a word for a homeless person who travels to different cities and towns to look for work. Hobos usually travel by train "hopping", or sometimes "riding the rods". Hobos stay in very cheap hotels in cities, or camp in simple shelters "shanties" in shanty towns near the rail yards. There were many hobos during the Great Depression in the United States because many people lost their jobs and homes. Many people blamed President Herbert Hoover for the Depression, so hobo camps were sometimes called "Hoovervilles".

                                               

Human skin colour

Human skin colour is one of the most easily seen features of a person. It ranges in variety from the darkest brown to the lightest pinkish-white. Skin colour is inherited and is the result of natural selection. Skin pigmentation in human beings evolved mainly to control the amount of ultraviolet radiation penetrating the skin, thus reducing its effects. The single most important substance deciding human skin colour is the pigment melanin. Melanin is produced within the skin by cells called melanocytes. The red colour underlying the skin becomes more visible in white skin, especially in the ...

                                               

Robber baron

The term robber baron was first used in the 12th and 13th centuries to describe rich men who lived in large castles along major transportation rivers, like the Rhine in Europe. They would send ships out onto these rivers to stop anybody who was traveling through who did not know better and collect a tax from them on any money or goods on these ships. They were not officially allowed to collect these taxes. It was only the Holy Roman Emperor who could decide what taxes to be charged, how much and who could charge it. Second, it is a slang term used of certain rich and ruthless industrialist ...

                                               

Student

A student is a person who goes to school and is learning something. Students can be children, teenagers, or adults who are going to school, but it may also be other people who are learning, such as in college or university. A younger student is often called a pupil. Usually, students will learn from a teacher or a lecturer if at university. They also do much reading. A student can also be a person studying for a specific profession. Where the teaching is called "training" the student may be called a "trainee".

                                               

Unclaimed person

An unclaimed person is someone who is dead and none of their family members have seen the dead body or if the dead person have no family members who are alive. In most states, almost 40.000 unclaimed bodies have been found and put in a morgue.

                                               

Warlord

A warlord is a ruler whose status is based solely on power of violence without any legitimacy. A warlord is a military commander, usually a militant leader, rebel or militia, who has a private army. The Condottieri of Middle Ages Italy are well known examples. Many warlords lived in China and Mongolia. Warlordism is also known in Afghanistan and Somalia. While feudal lords may have private armies and wage private wars, they are not considered as warlords as their status is based on legitimacy. Warlords appear when a state collapses. For example feudal lords took over in Europe when the Rom ...