Seven Samurai
www.criterionco.com / www.criteriondungeon.com - This is the trailer for one of the greatst films ever made, Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai.
Cambridge Five
The Cambridge Five were a ring of spies, recruited in part by Soviet scout Arnold Deutsch in the United Kingdom, who passed information to the Soviet Union during World War II and at least into the ea...
Forty-seven Ronin
The revenge of the forty-seven Ronin (四十七士, Shi-jū-shichi-shi, forty-seven samurai), also known as the Akō vendetta or the Genroku Akō incident (元禄赤穂事件, Genroku akō jiken), is a 18th-c...
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Gang of Four
The Gang of Four (simplified Chinese: 四人帮; traditional Chinese: 四人幫; pinyin: Sìrén bāng) was a political faction composed of four Chinese Communist Party officials. They came to prominence...
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Magnificent Seven
Magnificent Seven or Magnificent 7 may refer to:
Zou Zhe
Zou Zhe (simplified Chinese: 邹喆; traditional Chinese: 鄒喆; pinyin: Zōu Zhé; Wade–Giles: Tsou Che 1636-ca. 1708), was a Chinese painter during the Qing Dynasty.Zou was born in Wuxi in Ji...
Xie Sun
Xie Sun (Hsieh Sun, traditional: 謝蓀, simplified: 谢荪); was a Chinese landscape painter during the Qing Dynasty (1644–1912 AD), one of the Eight Masters of Nanjing. His specific years of birth and...
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Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War
Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War is the name given by the Catholic Church to the people who were killed by Republicans during the war because of their faith. As of July 2008, almost one thousand Spa...
Martyrs of the Spanish Civil War - Wikipedia
Wu Hong
Not to be confused with Wu Hung, the modern specialist on the contemporary Chinese artWu Hong (simplified Chinese: 吴宏; traditional Chinese: 吳宏; pinyin: Wú Hóng; Wade–Giles: Wu Hung) wa...
Hu Zao
Hu Zao (Wade Giles: Hu Tsao, traditional: 胡慥, simplified: 胡慥, pinyin: Hú Zào); was a Chinese landscape painter during the Qing Dynasty (1644–1912), one of the Eight Masters of Nanjing. His speci...
Ye Xin
Yè Xīn (Yeh Hsin, traditional: 葉欣, simplified: 叶欣); was a Chinese landscape painter during the Qing Dynasty (1644–1912), one of the Eight Masters of Nanjing. His specific years of birth and deat...
Fan Qi
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Li Xiannian
Li Xiannian (pronounced [lì ɕjánnjân]; 23 June 1909 – 21 June 1992) was President of the People's Republic of China between 1983 and 1988 and then Chairman of the Chinese People...
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Yang Shangkun
Yang Shangkun (5 July 1907 – 14 September 1998) was President of the People's Republic of China from 1988 to 1993, and was a powerful Vice Chairman and Secretary-General of the Central Military Commis...
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Fujiwara no Kiyotada
Fujiwara no Kiyotada (藤原 清正, died July 958) was a Japanese poet, in particular one of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals. He is the second son of Fujiwara no Kanesuke, also one of the Thirty-six Poet...
Fujiwara no Kiyotada - Wikipedia
Paladin
The paladins, sometimes known as the Twelve Peers, were the foremost warriors of Charlemagne's court, according to the literary cycle known as the Matter of France. They first appear in the early chan...
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Deng Xiaoping
Deng Xiaoping (Simplified Chinese 邓小平, Traditional Chinese 鄧小平, pinyin dèng xiǎopíng, [tɤŋ˥˩ ɕjɑʊ˩ pʰiŋ˧˥]); 22 August 1904 – 19 February 1997) was a Chinese revolutionary and statesman. He was the le...
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Peng Zhen
Peng Zhen (pronounced [pʰə̌ŋ ʈʂə́n]; October 12, 1902 – April 26, 1997) was a leading member of the Communist Party of China. He led the party organization in Beijing following th...
Nine Worthies
The Nine Worthies are nine historical, scriptural and legendary personages who personify the ideals of chivalry as were established in the Middle Ages. All are commonly referred to as 'Princes' in the...
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Ki no Tomonori
Ki no Tomonori (紀 友則) (c. 850 – c. 904) was an early Heian waka poet of the court, a member of the sanjūrokkasen or Thirty-six Poetry Immortals. He was a compiler of the Kokin Wakashū, though he certa...
Ki no Tomonori - Wikipedia
Eight Immortals of Huainan
The Eight Immortals of Huainan (淮南八仙; pinyin: Huáinán bāxiān), also known as the Eight Gentlemen (八公 bāgōng), were the eight scholars under the patronage of Liu An (劉安 Liú Ān), the prince of Huainan d...
1991 Soviet coup d'état attempt
The 1991 Soviet coup d'état attempt, also known as the August Putsch or August Coup (Russian: Августовский путч Avgustovsky Putch), was a coup d'état attempt by a group of members of the Soviet Un...
1991 Soviet coup d'état attempt - Wikipedia
Eight Men
The council of Eight Men was an early representational democracy in New Netherland. It replaced the previous Twelve Men and was followed by the Nine Men.
In 1643 Abraham Pietersen Van Deusen who h...
The Four Companions
The Four Companions, also called the Four Pillars of the Sahaba is a Shi'a term that refers to the four Sahaba Shi'a believe stayed most loyal to Imam Ali after the death of the Islamic prophet Muhamm...
The Fourteen Infallibles
The Fourteen Infallibles (Arabic: معصومون‎ Ma‘sūmūn) in Twelver Shia Islam are Muhammad, the Prophet of Islam; his daughter Fatima Zahra; and the Twelve Imams, all of whom are considered to ...
Thirty-six Poetry Immortals
The Thirty-six Immortals of Poetry (三十六歌仙, Sanjūrokkasen) are a group of Japanese poets of the Nara, Asuka and Heian periods selected by Fujiwara no Kintō as exemplars of Japanese poetic abil...
Thirty-six Poetry Immortals - Wikipedia
Kodai no Kimi
Kodai no Kimi (小大君, dates unknown, also known as Koōkimi) was a Japanese Waka poet and noble from the middle Heian period. She is one of only five women numbered as one of the Thirty-six Poetry Immort...
Kodai no Kimi - Wikipedia
Mibu no Tadami
Mibu no Tadami (dates unknown, 壬生忠見) was a middle Heian period waka poet and Japanese nobleman. He is designated as a member of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals. His father Mibu no Tadamine was also a ...
Mibu no Tadami - Wikipedia