Cighid
Cighid is probably the most infamous children's home in Romania. It won notoriety in March 1990 shortly after the fall of the Ceauşescu-Regime.
In 1966, the regime of Nicolae Ceauşescu decreed a b...
Foundling Hospital
The Foundling Hospital in London, England was founded in 1741 by the philanthropic sea captain Thomas Coram. It was a children's home established for the "education and maintenance of exposed and dese...
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Church of Pietà dei Turchini
14°15′09″E / 40.841238°N 14.252637°E / 40.841238; 14.252637The Church of Pietà dei Turchini is a religious building in Naples, Italy.The church was built in 1592–1595 by the C...
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Ospedale della Pietà
The Ospedale della Pietà was a convent, orphanage, and music school in Venice. Like other Venetian ospedali, the Pietà was established (in a location remote from the Riva degli Schiavoni) as a hotel f...
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New Orphan Houses, Ashley Down, Bristol
The New Orphan Houses, Ashley Down, commonly known as the Muller Homes, were an orphanage in the district of Ashley Down, in the north of Bristol. They were built between 1849 and 1870 by the Prussia...
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Jewish Orphanage Berlin-Pankow
Jewish Orphanage Berlin-Pankow (German: Jüdisches Waisenhaus) is a former Jewish orphanage and a listed building in Berlin-Pankow. It was built in 1882 to house refugee children. It was later des...
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Château de Chabannes
Château de Chabannes was an orphanage in the village of Chabannes (part of today's Saint-Pierre-de-Fursac) in Vichy France where about 400 Jewish refugee children were saved from the Holocaust by effo...
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Children's Home No. 6
Children's Home No. 6 was an orphanage in Moscow established for orphans from fascism. It was established for Austrian and German children and was considered a model in the Soviet Union, housing some ...
Inglewood Children's Home
Inglewood Children's Home was a children's home in Otley, West Yorkshire founded in 1899.
The home was originally built on Inglewood Drive in 1899 but in the mid 1980s was moved to Whitley Croft G...
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Santissima Annunziata Maggiore, Naples
The Santissima Annunziata Maggiore is a basilica church located in the quartieri Pendino near Forcella, in the historic center of Naples, Italy.
In the ancient Roman era, the city baths and gymna...
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St Francis' Boy's Home
0°20′06″W / 52.038°N 0.335°W / 52.038; -0.335St Francis' Boy's Home in Shefford, Bedfordshire was the longest serving children's home in England. Founded in 1868, it played a ...
Beckingham Palace
Rowneybury House /ˈraʊnibəri/, also known as Beckingham Palace /ˈbɛkɪŋəm/, is a Grade II listed building in the United Kingdom that was previously owned by footballer David Beckham and his wife Victor...
British Seaman’s Boys' Home
The British Seaman’s Orphan Boys' Home The “Ophan” has long since been omitted from the name.It was founded in Brixham on the Berry Head Road in 1863 by William Gibbs of Tyntesfield for the orphan son...
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Moscow Orphanage
The Moscow Orphanage or Foundling Home (Russian: Воспитательный дом в Москве) Vospitatel′nyj dom v Moskve was an ambitious project conceived by Catherine the Great and Ivan Betskoy, in the early 1...
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Public Library of Lleida
The Public Library of Lleida (Catalan: Biblioteca Pública de Lleida), also formerly called Biblioteca Pública de la Maternitat, is a public library in the city of Lleida (Catalonia, Spain). Its legal ...
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Prinkipo Greek Orthodox Orphanage
The Prinkipo Greek Orphanage (also known as Prinkipo Palace or Büyükada Greek Orphanage) is a historic 20,000-square-meter wooden building on Büyükada, one of the nine Princes' Islands off the coast o...
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Ioannis Papafis
Ioannis Papafis (Greek: Ιωάννης Παπάφης; Thessaloniki, Ottoman Greece, 1792 – Malta, 1886) was a merchant and entrepreneur from the region of Macedonia in Greece, considered a national benefactor ...
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Jewish Children's Home in Oslo
The Jewish Children's Home in Oslo was established in 1939 under the auspices of Nansenhjelpen, a humanitarian organization established by Odd Nansen, the son of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Fridtjof Na...
18 Stepney Causeway
Dr Thomas John Barnardo opened 18 Stepney Causeway in London, England in December 1870 as a home for working and homeless boys. The property was on a 99-year lease at £57 per year. The home housed 60 ...
Barnardo's
Barnardo's is a British charity founded by Thomas John Barnardo in 1866, to care for vulnerable children and young people. As of 2013, it spends over £191 million each year on more than 800 local serv...
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St. Nicholas Orphanage
St. Nicholas Orphanage (Russian: Детский дом "Приют св. Николая") is the only Catholic orphanage in Siberia and the only non-state orphanage in this region of Russia. It was founded in Novosibirsk in ...
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Quarrier's Village
4°37′00″W / 55.86833°N 4.61666°W / 55.86833; -4.61666Quarrier's Village is a small settlement in the civil parish of Kilmacolm in Inverclyde council area and the historic coun...
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San Michele a Ripa
The Ospizio di San Michele a Ripa Grande (Hospice of St Michael) or Ospizio Apostolico di San Michele in Rome is represented today by a series of buildings in the south end of the Rione Trastevere, fa...
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