2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash
The 2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash occurred on 10 April 2010 when a Tupolev Tu-154M aircraft of the Polish Air Force crashed near the city of Smolensk, Russia, killing all 96 people on board. Thes...
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Džemal Bijedić
Džemal Bijedić ([bijěːdit͡ɕ]; 12 April 1917 – 18 January 1977) was a Bosniak Communist politician from Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the prime minister of Yugoslavia from 1971 until his death.
Džema...
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Katyn massacre
The Katyn massacre (Polish: zbrodnia katyńska, mord katyński, "Katyń crime"; Russian: Катынский расстрел Katynskij ra'sstrel, "Katyn shooting") was a series of mass executions of Polish nation...
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Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco
Marshal Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco [ ũbɛʁtu dʒi alẽkaʁ kastɛlu bɾɐku] (20 September 1897 – 18 July 1967) was a Brazilian military leader and politician.He served as President of Brazil after t...
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ADC Airlines Flight 53
Aviation Development Company Airlines (ADC) Flight 53 was a scheduled passenger flight operated by ADC Airlines that crashed on 29 October 2006 shortly after take-off from Nnamdi Azikiwe International...
Operation Thunderbolt (film)
Operation Thunderbolt, known in Israel as Mivtsa Yonatan (מבצע יונתן, literally "Operation Jonathan"), is an Israeli film from 1977 based on an actual event; Operation Entebbe and the freeing of host...
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Truth and Reconciliation Commission (South Africa)
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was a court-like restorative justice body assembled in South Africa after the abolition of apartheid. Witnesses who were identified as victims of gross h...
Boris Trajkovski
Boris Trajkovski GCMG (Macedonian: Борис Трајковски [ˈbɔris ˈtrajkɔfski]; 25 June 1956 – 26 February 2004) was the president and Supreme Commander of the Republic of Macedonia from 1999 to 2004.Tr...
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Wilfried Böse
Wilfried Böse (1949 – July 4, 1976) was a founding member of the German far-left organization Revolutionary Cells. Böse himself never admitted he carried out terrorist attacks in West Germany b...
1974 Togo plane crash
On 24 January 1974, a Togo Air Force Douglas C-47 Skytrain carrying several notable political figures crashed at an isolated location near the village of Sarakawa in northern Togo. Gnassingbé Eyadéma,...
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Death and state funeral of Lech Kaczyński and Maria Kaczyńska
Lech Kaczyński, the fourth President of the Republic of Poland, died on 10 April 2010, after a Polish Air Force Tu-154 crashed outside of Smolensk, Russia, killing all 96 aboard. His wife, economist a...
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Ryszard Kaczorowski
Ryszard Kaczorowski, GCMG [ˈrɨʂart kat͡ʂɔˈrɔfskʲi] (26 November 1919 – 10 April 2010) was a Polish statesman. Between 1989 and 1990 he served as the last President of Poland in exile. He succeede...
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Raid on Entebbe (film)
Raid on Entebbe is a 1977 TV film directed by Irvin Kershner. It is based on an actual event: Operation Entebbe and the freeing of hostages at Entebbe Airport in Entebbe, Uganda on 4 July 1976. The p...
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Cohen on the Bridge
Cohen on the Bridge is a documentary about Operation Entebbe by director Andrew Wainrib, who gained unprecedented access to the surviving commandos and hostages. An animated short of the documentary w...
Assassination of Juvénal Habyarimana and Cyprien Ntaryamira
The assassination of Juvénal Habyarimana and Cyprien Ntaryamira on the evening of 6 April 1994 was the catalyst for the Rwandan Genocide. The airplane carrying Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana an...
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Juvénal Habyarimana
Juvénal Habyarimana (March 8, 1937 – April 6, 1994) was the third President of the Republic of Rwanda, the post he held longer than any other president to date, from 1973 until 1994. He was nick...
Interstate Aviation Committee
The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC; Russian: Межгосударственный авиационный комитет, МАК) is a supervising body overseeing the use and management of civil aviation in the Commonwealth of Indep...
Smolensk North Airport
Smolensk North Airport (Russian военный аэродром "Смоленск-Северный", "Smolensk North Military Aerodrome") is a decommissioned military airbase in Smolensk Oblast, Russia, located 4 km north of t...
John Garang
John Garang de Mabior (June 23, 1945 – July 30, 2005) was a Sudanese politician and leader. From 1983 to 2005, he led the Sudan People's Liberation Army during the Second Sudanese Civil War, and follo...
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Brigitte Kuhlmann
Brigitte Kuhlmann (1947–1976) was a founding member of the West German left-wing militant group Revolutionäre Zellen (RZ, or Revolutionary Cells in English; frequently considered a terrorist group). S...
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Rise and Fall of Idi Amin
Rise and Fall of Idi Amin, also known as Amin: The Rise and Fall, is a 1981 biographical film directed by Sharad Patel and starring Joseph Olita as Idi Amin.It details the controversial actions and a...
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Entebbe International Airport
Entebbe International Airport (IATA: EBB, ICAO: HUEN) is the principal international airport of Uganda. It is near the town of Entebbe, on the shores of Lake Victoria, and about 41 km (25...
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Operation Entebbe
Operation Entebbe was a counter-terrorist hostage-rescue mission carried out by commandos of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at Entebbe Airport in Uganda on 4 July 1976. A week earlier, on 27 June, a...
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1959 Turkish Airlines Gatwick crash
The 1959 Turkish Airlines Gatwick crash was an air disaster that occurred on 17 February 1959, near London Gatwick Airport to a Turkish Airlines Vickers Viscount Type 793 (registration TC-SEV) on an i...
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Michel Bacos
Michel Bacos (born 1924) was captain of Air France Flight 139 when the plane was hijacked on June 27, 1976, by Palestinian and German terrorists. The hijacking, by the Popular Front for the Liberation...