The Tragically Powerful Story Behind The Lone German Who Refused To Give Hitler The Nazi Salute
Adopted by the Nazi Party in the 1930s, Hitler's infamous "sieg heil" (meaning "hail victory") salute was mandatory for all German citizens as a demonstration of loyalty to the Führer, his party, and ...
1941
1941 (MCMXLI)was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter E), the 1941st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 941st year of the 2n...
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The Tragically Powerful Story Behind The Lone German Who Refused To Give Hitler The Nazi Salute
Adopted by the Nazi Party in the 1930s, Hitler's infamous "sieg heil" (meaning "hail victory") salute was mandatory for all German citizens as a demonstration of loyalty to the Führer, his party, and ...
Leo Baekeland
Leo Henricus Arthur Baekeland (November 14, 1863 – February 23, 1944) was a Belgian-born American chemist. He invented Velox photographic paper in 1893 and Bakelite in 1907. His invention of Bakelite,...
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Iggy O'Donnell
Ignatius Charles "Iggy" O'Donnell (27 May 1876 – c. 1946) was a rugby union player who represented Australia.Iggy O'Donnell, a fly-half, was born in Hillston, New South Wales and claimed a total...
Bunny Berigan
Roland Bernard "Bunny" Berigan (November 2, 1908 – June 2, 1942) was an American jazz trumpeter who rose to fame during the swing era, but whose career and influence were shortened by a losing battle ...
Ingvald B. Aase
Ingvald Berentin Aase (5 February 1882 – 23 May 1948) was a Norwegian trade unionist and politician for the Labour and the Communist parties.He was born in Bergen as a son of Baste Olsen Aase (1850–19...
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Celestina Boninsegna
Celestina Boninsegna (26 February 1877 – 14 February 1947) was an Italian operatic soprano, known for her interpretations of the heroines in Verdi's operas. Although particularly eminent in Verdi's wo...
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Niceto Alcalá-Zamora
Niceto Alcalá-Zamora y Torres (6 July 1877 – 18 February 1949) was a Spanish lawyer and politician who served, briefly, as the first prime minister of the Second Spanish Republic, and then—from 1931 t...
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Bolesław Matuszewski
Bolesław Matuszewski (August 19, 1856 Pińczów, Congress Poland, Russian Empire – c.1943 or 1944; in French texts Boleslas Matuszewski) was a Polish cameraman and employee of the Lumière company. In 18...
Nurken Abdirov
Nurken Abdirovich Abdirov (Kazakh: Нүркен Әбдіров, Russian: Нуркен Абдирович Абдиров) was a Kazakh pilot who served for the Soviet Union in World War II, and was killed in the Battle of Stalin...
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Simplicio de Castro
Simplicio de Castro (January 13, 1914 – 1940s) was a Filipino boxer who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics.In 1936 he was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the welterweight class after losing...
Rudolf Kaufmann
Rudolf Kaufmann (3 April 1909 – c. 1941), son of the physicist Walter Kaufmann, was a palaeontologist and geologist, and is best remembered for his work on allopatric speciation and punctuated e...
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Eugene De Rosa
Eugene L. De Rosa (1894 – c. 1945) was an Italian American architect. He worked in New York City and specialized in the design of theatres.De Rosa's business flourished from 1918 to 1929 and was at it...
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Alexandru Robot
Alexandru Robot ([alekˈsandru robot]; born Alter Rotmann, also known as Al. Robot; Moldovan Cyrillic: Александру Робот; January 15, 1916 – ca. 1941) was a Romanian, Moldovan and Soviet poet, also know...
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Ernő Csíki
Ernst Csiki, or Ernő Csiki (Csíki) (Hungarian: Csiki (Csíki) Ernő, 1875, Vulkan - 1940s, Budapest) was a Hungarian entomologist who specialised in Coleoptera.He was, between 1897 and 1932, Keepe...
Alson S. Clark
Alson S. Clark (25 March 1876 - 23 March 1949) was an American Impressionist painter best remembered for his impressionist landscapes. Born in Chicago, Illinois, his art education included training at...
Frederick Alexcee
Frederick Alexcee (1853 – 1940s) was a Tsimshian carver and painter from the community of Lax Kw'alaams (Port Simpson, a.k.a. Fort Simpson), British Columbia, Canada.Alexcee (his last name has a...
Mufti Amjad Ali Aazmi
Mufti Amjad Ali Aazami (Urdu: مفتى امجد على اعظمى) (November 1882 – September 6, 1948), also known as Sadr-ush-Shariah (Urdu: صدر الشريعه, Chief of the Islamic Law) was an Islamic jurist, writer and f...