Baron Francis van Aarssens or Baron François van Aerssen (27 September 1572, Brussels - 27 December 1641, The Hague), from 1611 on lord of Sommelsdijk, was a diplomat and statesman of the United Provinces. He was son of Cornelis van Aarsens, also a statesman. His talents commended him to the notice of Advocate Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, who sent him, at the age of 26 years, as a diplomatic agent of the states-general to the court of France.
John Donne, pronounced /ˈdʌn/ "dun" (21 January 1572 – 31 March 1631) was an English Jacobean poet, preacher and a major representative of the metaphysical poets of the period. His works are notable for their realistic and sensual style and include sonnets, love poetry, religious poems, Latin translations, epigrams, elegies, songs, satires and sermons. His poetry is noted for its vibrancy of language and inventiveness of metaphor, especially as compared to those of his contemporaries.
Johann Bayer (1572 – March 7, 1625) was a German lawyer and uranographer. He was born in Rain, Bavaria in 1572. He began his study of philosophy in Ingolstadt in 1592, and moved later to Augsburg to begin work as a lawyer. He grew interested in astronomy during his time in Augsburg. He ultimately became legal advisor to the Augsburg city council in 1612 and died in 1625.
John Sigismund was a Prince-elector of the Margraviate of Brandenburg from the House of Hohenzollern. He also served as a Duke of Prussia. John Sigismund was born in Halle an der Saale to Joachim Frederick, Elector of Brandenburg, and his first wife Catherine, Princess of Brandenburg-Küstrin. He succeeded his father as Margrave of Brandenburg in 1608. He gave the Reichshof Castrop to his teacher and educator Carl Friedrich von Bordelius.
Benjamin Jonson (c. 11 June 1572 – 6 August 1637) was an English Renaissance dramatist, poet and actor. A contemporary of William Shakespeare, he is best known for his satirical plays, particularly Volpone, The Alchemist, and ', which are considered his best, and his lyric poems. A man of vast reading and a seemingly insatiable appetite for controversy, Jonson had an unparalleled breadth of influence on Jacobean and Caroline playwrights and poets.
Emperor Go-Yōzei (後陽成天皇 Go-Yōzei-tennō) (December 31, 1572 - September 25, 1617) was the 107th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. He reigned from December 17, 1586 to May 9, 1611, corresponding to the transition between the Azuchi-Momoyama period and the Edo period. This 16th century sovereign was named after the 9th century Emperor Yōzei and go- (後), translates literally as "later;" and thus, he could be called the "Later Emperor Yōzei".
Kyrillos Loukaris or Cyril Lucaris (1572–June 1638; Greek Κύριλλος Λούκαρις or Λούκαρης) was a Greek prelate and theologian, and a native of Candia, Crete (then under the Republic of Venice). He later became the Greek Patriarch of Alexandria as Cyril III and Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople as Cyril I. Loukaris strove for a reform of Orthodoxy along Protestant and Calvinist lines but was opposed both from within his own communion and by the Jesuits.
Bartholomew Gosnold (1572–August 22, 1607) was an English lawyer, explorer, and privateer, instrumental in founding the Virginia Company of London, and Jamestown, Virginia. He is considered by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA) to be the "prime mover of the colonization of Virginia. " Gosnold also led the first recorded European expedition to visit Cape Cod, on May 15, 1602.
Arend Dickmann (1572-1627) - Admiral in the Polish Navy. He was a Dutchman, born in Delft under the name Arend Dijckman. From 1608 he lived in Gdansk, being an owner of a merchant ship. In 1626 he entered in the service of the Polish king Sigismund III Vasa. On 24 November 1627 he was nominated as admiral of the Polish Navy. During the victorious Battle of Oliwa against the Swedish fleet (28 November 1627) he commanded the Polish Navy in the galleon Sankt Georg.
Airport 5 was a musical collaboration project between Guided by Voices's Robert Pollard and one-time fellow bandmate Tobin Sprout, released through the Fading Captain Series imprint by Luna Music in Indianapolis, Indiana. Collaborating chiefly by mail, Sprout provided completed backing tracks which he composed, and Pollard added his own lyrics and vocals. Two 7-inch singles and two full-length albums were released between 2001 and 2002: Tower in the Fountain of Sparks and Life Starts Here.
Catarina Efigénia Sabino Eufémia (February 13, 1928 to May 19, 1954) was an illiterate harvester from Alentejo, Portugal who was murdered during a worker's strike by lieutenant Carrajola of the Guarda Nacional Republicana in Monte do Olival, Baleizão, in Beja, Alentejo. Catarina had three children, one eight months old, who was with her when she was shot. The historic tragedy of Catarina came to personify the resistance movement against the regime of António de Oliveira Salazar.
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In geometry, bicentric polygon is a circumscribed polygon which also has an inscribed circle (a circle that is tangent to each side of the polygon). All triangles and all regular polygons are bicentric. On the other hand, a rectangle with unequal sides is not bicentric, because no circle can be tangent to all four sides.
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