The three wonders of the ancient world solving modern water problems
In Peru, Kenya and India, NGOs are helping communities overcome water scarcity using wisdom from the past
Marian Anderson Sings at Lincoln Memorial
Marian Anderson, contralto, was denied the right to perform at Constitution Hall by the DAR because of her color. Instead, and at the urging of Eleanor Roose...
Righteous Among the Nations
Righteous Among the Nations (Hebrew: חסידי אומות העולם‎, khassidey umot ha-olam "righteous (plural) of the world's nations") is an honorific used by the State of Israel to describe non-Jews who ...
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Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Gail Winfrey (born January 29, 1954) is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her multi-award-winning talk show The Oprah...
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The three wonders of the ancient world solving modern water problems
In Peru, Kenya and India, NGOs are helping communities overcome water scarcity using wisdom from the past
Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage
The Ivan Allen Jr. Prize for Social Courage is an international award established in 2010 by the Georgia Institute of Technology in recognition of the late Ivan Allen Jr. A Georgia Tech alumnus, All...
Hong Kong Humanity Award
The Hong Kong Humanity Award is co-organized by the Hong Kong Red Cross and Radio Television Hong Kong. It is the first of its kind in Hong Kong aims to give tribute to those live up to and put into p...
ARRL International Humanitarian Award
The ARRL International Humanitarian Award is an award by the American Radio Relay League given to Its criteria state that
Right Livelihood Award
The Right Livelihood Award is an international award to "honour and support those offering practical and exemplary answers to the most urgent challenges facing us today." The prize was established in...
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Edelstam Prize
The Edelstam Prize, named after Harald Edelstam, is awarded annually by the Harald Edelstam Foundation. The Edelstam Prize is awarded for outstanding contributions and exceptional courage in standing ...
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Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned
Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned, DBE (Arabic: موزا بنت ناصر المسند‎), the daughter of Nasser bin Abdullah Al Missned is the second of the three wives of Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, forme...
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Sidney Hollander Award
The Sidney Hollander Award is an award given by the Sidney Hollander Foundation, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and named in honor of Sidney Hollander.
In December 1941, a foundation was set up in orde...
Brandeis Award (privacy)
The Brandeis Award given by Patient Privacy Rights recognizes "significant intellectual, cultural, legal, scholarly, and technical contributions to the field of health information privacy." (In his 19...
21st Century Leaders Awards
The 21st Century Leaders was founded in 2003, by Charlotte di Vita MBE, a Goodwill Ambassador to the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund. The 21st Century Leaders programme was launched by Trade plus Aid, ...
Göran Persson
Hans Göran Persson ([ˈʝœːran ˈpæːʂɔn]; born 20 January 1949) served as Prime Minister of Sweden from 1996 to 2006 and was leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party from 1996 to 2007.Persson was fi...
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List of Victoria Cross recipients of the cavalry
The Victoria Cross (VC) is a military decoration that may be bestowed upon members of the British or Commonwealth armed forces for acts of valour or gallantry performed in the face of the enemy. Withi...
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Annual Georgia European Union Summit
The Annual Georgia European Union Summit (AGEUS) is a yearly gathering of Georgian and international economic development leaders. It occurs on the first Thursday in November. During its first nine...
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Susan Jeske
Susan Jeske (born c. 1958) is the first Ms. America and is President of Ms. America Pageant. She has been involved in pageantry for over 35 years as a competitor, judge, and pageant director at over ...
Freedom Award
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) bestows its Freedom Award for extraordinary contributions to the cause of refugees and human freedom. According to the IRC, "The Freedom Award reveals the rema...
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Maurice Ravel
Joseph-Maurice Ravel (7 March 1875 – 28 December 1937) was a French composer known especially for his melodies, masterful orchestration, richly evocative harmonies and inventive instrum...
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Jayaprakash Narayan
Jayaprakash Narayan (Harsu Dayal Srivastava) ( listen ; 11 October 1902 – 8 October 1979), popularly referred to as JP or Lok Nayak (Hindi for "people's hero"), was an Indian independen...
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Harold H. Thompson
Harold Hammer Thompson (Slim) was born in Philadelphia, PA in 1908. In his childhood, he moved to the greater Atlantic City, NJ area, where he lived the rest of his life with his family. In 1938, Th...
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Croatian Righteous among the Nations
This is the list of Croatian Righteous Among the Nations. 102 Croatians were honored with this title by the state of Israel for saving Jews during World War II.
Maurice Genevoix
Maurice Genevoix (1890–1980) was a French author.Born on 29 November 1890 at Decize, Nièvre as Maurice-Charles-Louis-Genevoix, Genevoix spent his childhood in Châteauneuf-sur-Loire. After attending th...
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