History of Nauru
The history of human activity in Nauru, an island country in the Pacific Ocean, began roughly 3,000 years ago when 12 Micronesian and Polynesian clans settled the island.
Nauru was first settled b...
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Elections in Nauru
Nauru elects on a national level a head of state (the president) and a legislature. Parliament has 19 members (increased from 18 for the 2013 election), elected for a three year term in multi-seat con...
German New Guinea
German New Guinea (German: Deutsch-Neuguinea) was the first part of the German colonial empire. It was a protectorate from 1884 until 1914 when it fell to Australian forces following the outbreak ...
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Nauruan parliamentary election, April 2010
Parliamentary elections were held in Nauru on 24 April 2010, following the dissolution of parliament by President Marcus Stephen on 16 March 2010. The election was called due to repeated attempts to o...
Nauruan parliamentary election, April 2010 - Wikipedia
Siege of Toma
The Siege of Toma was a bloodless action during the First World War on the island of New Pomerania (now New Britain) between 14–17 September 1914 as part of the occupation of German New Guinea by the ...
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Hague-Visby Rules
The Hague–Visby Rules is a set of international rules for the international carriage of goods by sea. The official title is "International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules of Law relati...
Eduard Haber
Johann Karl Emil Eduard Haber (1 October 1866 – 14 January 1947) was a German mining engineer, civil servant and diplomat, who served as the last Governor of German New Guinea.
Haber was born on 1...
German attacks on Nauru
The German attacks on Nauru refers to the two attacks on Nauru in December 1940. These attacks were conducted by auxiliary cruisers between 6 and 8 December and on the 27th of the month. The raid...
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Kaiser-Wilhelmsland
Kaiser-Wilhelmsland was part of German New Guinea (German: Deutsch-Neuguinea), the South Pacific protectorate of the German Empire. Named in honour of Wilhelm II, who was the German Emperor and King o...
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Nauruan Tribal War
The Nauruan Tribal War was a War among the twelve indigenous tribes of Nauru between 1878 and 1888. By the end of the war about 500 people had died, around a third of the population.
Since the Bri...
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Hammer DeRoburt
Hammer DeRoburt, KBE (25 September 1922 – 15 July 1992) was the founding President of the Republic of Nauru, and ruled the country for most of its first twenty years of independence.
Born 19...
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Genocide Convention
The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (CPPCG) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 9 December 1948 as General Assembly Resolution 260. The conventio...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 21
United Nations Security Council Resolution 21, adopted unanimously at the 124 meeting of the Security Council on April 2, 1947, placed the former German Pacific Islands north of the Equator, which wer...
German New Guinea Company
The German New Guinea Company (German: Deutsche Neuguinea-Kompagnie) was a German Chartered Company which exploited insular territory in and near present Papua New Guinea.
In the 1870s and 188...
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British Phosphate Commission
The British Phosphate Commissioners (BPC) was a board of Australian, British, and New Zealand representatives who managed extraction of phosphate from Christmas Island, Nauru, and Ocean Island from th...
Nauruan presidential election, 2007
Indirect presidential elections were held in Nauru on 28 August 2007. They were originally scheduled for June, but a debate on changing the constitution and allowing direct presidential elections dela...
Nauruan presidential election, 2007 - Wikipedia
Philip Delaporte
Reverend Philip Adam Delaporte was a German-born American Protestant missionary who translated numerous texts from German into Nauruan. Delaporte was sent to Nauru with his family in November 1899, an...
Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Convention (Revised), 1934
Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Convention (Revised), 1934 is an International Labour Organization Convention.It was established in 1934:
The convention revised Convention C18 and ...
Operation RY
Operation RY (Invasion of Nauru & Ocean Island) was the name of the Imperial Japanese plan to invade and occupy Nauru and Ocean islands in the south Pacific during the Pacific conflict of World Wa...
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Convention for Limiting the Manufacture and Regulating the Distribution of Narcotic Drugs
The Convention for Limiting the Manufacture and Regulating the Distribution of Narcotic Drugs was a drug control treaty promulgated in Geneva on 13 July 1931 that entered into force on 9 July 1933.
New Guinean mark
The Mark (German plural: Mark, English plural: marks) was the currency of the colony of German New Guinea between 1884 and 1911. It was equal to the German Mark, which was also legal tender in the col...
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Astrolabe Company
The Astrolabe Company (German: Astrolabe-Compagnie) was a German "colonial society" (Kolonialgesellschaft) in Kaiser-Wilhelmsland, which existed from 1891 to 1896. On 27th October 1891 it was foun...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1249
United Nations Security Council resolution 1249, adopted on 25 June 1999, after examining the application of the Republic of Nauru for membership in the United Nations, the Council recommended to the ...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1249 - Wikipedia