Qatar's Former Emir Breaks Leg in Holiday Accident
Qatar's former emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani has undergone an emergency operation in Switzerland after breaking a leg while on holiday, the government said on Tuesday. The former ruler, know...
Europe's royals celebrate Denmark Queen Margrethe's birthday
Queen Margrethe II (left), who has ruled Denmark since 1972, is celebrating her 75th birthday today but got celebrations underway last night with a glittering gala dinner with royals from all over Eur...
Qatar's Former Emir Breaks Leg in Holiday Accident
Qatar's former emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani has undergone an emergency operation in Switzerland after breaking a leg while on holiday, the government said on Tuesday. The former ruler, know...
Józef Piłsudski monument, Turek
The Józef Piłsudski monument in Turek is a notable Turek statue, located in The Żermina Składkowska's Park. The monument was designed by Józef Gosławski, during artist's stay in Italy. The monument wa...
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Europe's royals celebrate Denmark Queen Margrethe's birthday
Queen Margrethe II (left), who has ruled Denmark since 1972, is celebrating her 75th birthday today but got celebrations underway last night with a glittering gala dinner with royals from all over Eur...
Emil Constantinescu
Emil Constantinescu ([eˈmil konstantiˈnesku]; born 19 November 1939) is a Romanian professor and politician, who served as the third President of Romania, from 1996 to 2000.Constantinescu first gradua...
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Polish Legions in World War I
Polish Legions (Polish Legiony Polskie) was the name of Polish armed forces created in August 1914 in Galicia. Thanks to the efforts of KSSN and the Polish members of the Austrian parliament, the unit...
Polish Legions in World War I - Wikipedia
List of titles and honours of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born 10 June 1921), has received numerous titles, decorations, and honorary appointments, both during and before his time as consort to Queen Elizabeth II. Each is li...
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Sirajuddin of Perlis
Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin ibni Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail (born (1943-05-17) 17 May 1943 (age 71)) is the current Raja of Perlis, reigning since 17 April 2000. He served as the 12th Yang di-Per...
Jaafar of Negeri Sembilan
Tuanku Jaafar ibni Almarhum Tuanku Abdul Rahman, GCB (19 July 1922 – 27 December 2008) was the tenth Yang di-Pertuan Agong (equivalent to King) of Malaysia from 26 April 1994 until 25 April 1999...
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Matsushiro Underground Imperial Headquarters
138°12′14″E / 36.545811°N 138.203931°E / 36.545811; 138.203931The Matsushiro Underground Imperial Headquarters (松代大本営跡, Matsushiro Daihon'ei Ato, lit. Matsushiro Imper...
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List of titles and honours of Beatrix of the Netherlands
Beatrix of the Netherlands has held numerous titles and honours, both during, before, and after her reign, including a number of historical titles.
Beatrix's full regnal title was: "Beatrix, by th...
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Winter War
The Winter War (Finnish: talvisota, Swedish: vinterkriget, Russian: Зи́мняя война́, Zimnyaya voyna) was a military conflict between the Soviet Union and Finland in 1939–1940. It began wit...
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Wedding of Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway, and Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby
The wedding of Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway and Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby took place on 25 August 2001 at Oslo Cathedral. It was the first royal wedding to take place in Norway since the marriage of...
Wedding of Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway, and Mette-Marit Tjessem Høiby - Wikipedia
Queen Silvia of Sweden
Queen Silvia of Sweden (born Silvia Renate Sommerlath on 23 December 1943, in Heidelberg) is the spouse of King Carl XVI Gustaf and mother of the heir apparent to the throne, Crown Princess Victoria. ...
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Shōwa period
The Shōwa period (昭和時代, Shōwa jidai), or Shōwa era, is the period of Japanese history corresponding to the reign of the Shōwa Emperor, Hirohito, from December 25, 1926, through January 7, 1989...
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Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan (2000, ISBN 978-0-06-019314-0) is a book by Herbert P. Bix covering the reign of Emperor Hirohito of Japan from 1926 until his death in 1989. It won the 2001 Pu...
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan - Wikipedia
Sanation
Sanation (Polish: Sanacja, [saˈnat͡sja]) was a Polish political movement that came to power after Józef Piłsudski's May 1926 Coup d'État. Sanation took its name from his watchword—the moral "sana...
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Empress Kōjun
Empress Kōjun (香淳皇后, Kōjun-kōgō), born Princess Nagako (良子女王, Nagako Joō, 6 March 1903 – 16 June 2000), was empress consort of Emperor Shōwa of Japan. She was the mother of the p...
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Shōwa Restoration
The Shōwa Restoration (昭和維新 shōwaishin) was promoted by Japanese author Kita Ikki, with the goal of restoring power to the newly enthroned Japanese Emperor Hirohito and abolishing the liberal Taishō d...
List of titles and honours of Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II (born 21 April 1926) has held numerous titles and honours, both during and before her time as monarch of each of her Commonwealth realms. Each is listed below; where two dates are s...
Heinz Fischer
Heinz Fischer, GColIH ([haɪnts ˈfɪʃɐ]; born 9 October 1938) is the President of Austria. He took office on 8 July 2004 and was re-elected for a second and last term on 25 April 2010. Fischer previousl...
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Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway
Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway ([ˈhoːkʊn]; born 20 July 1973), with the full name Haakon Magnus, is the heir apparent to the Throne of Norway and the son of the reigning King, Harald V. He is also a P...
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Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
Henri (given names: Henri Albert Gabriel Félix Marie Guillaume; born 16 April 1955) is the current Grand Duke of Luxembourg, reigning since 7 October 2000. He is the eldest son of Grand Duke Jean and ...
Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg - Wikipedia
Continuation War
The Continuation War (Finnish: jatkosota; Swedish: fortsättningskriget; 25 June 1941 – 19 September 1944) refers to the hostilities between Finland and the Soviet Union during World War ...
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Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden
Gustaf VI Adolf (Oscar Fredrik Wilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf, 11 November 1882 – 15 September 1973) was King of Sweden from 29 October 1950 until his death. He was the eldest son of King Gustaf V and his ...
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Nursultan Nazarbayev
Nursultan Äbishuly Nazarbayev (Kazakh: Нұрсұлтан Әбішұлы Назарбаев [nʊrsʊlˈtɑn æbəʃʊˈlɯ nɑzɑrˈbɑ.jɪf]; Russian: Нурсултан Абишевич Назарбаев [nʊrsʊlˈtan ɐˈbʲiʂɨvʲɪtɕ nəzɐrˈbajɪf]; born 6 July ...
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Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
Carl XVI Gustaf (full name: Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus [ˈkʰɑːɭ ˈɡɵ̞stɑːv ˈfɔlˌkɛ hɵ̞bɛˈʈɵ̞s], born 30 April 1946) is the reigning King of Sweden. On 15 September 1973, he succeeded his grandfather Gus...
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