Aachen is a historic spa city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It was a favoured residence of Charlemagne, and the place of coronation of the Kings of Germany. It is the westernmost city of Germany, located along its borders with Belgium and the Netherlands, 65 km (40 mi) west of Cologne.
A Áustria-Hungria ou Império Austro-Húngaro foi um vasto e importante Estado europeu, sucessor do Império Habsburgo. Resultou de um compromisso entre as nobrezas austríaca e húngara em 1867, e foi dissolvido em 1918, após a derrota na Primeira Guerra Mundial, conforme as exigências do Tratado de Versalhes implementadas pelos tratados de Saint-Germain e Trianon. Na altura da sua dissolução, o Império tinha uma superfície total de 677.546 km².
Sydney Grammar School (colloquially known as Grammar) is an independent, non-denominational, selective, day school for boys, located in Darlinghurst, Edgecliff and St Ives, all suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Incorporated in 1854 by an Act of Parliament and opened in 1857, the school claims to offer a "classical" or "grammar" school education thought of as liberal, humane, pre-vocational pedagogy.
The Germ was a periodical established by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood to disseminate their ideas. It was not a success, only existing for four issues between January and April 1850. The Germ published poetry by William Michael Rossetti (who also edited the magazine) and other members of the Brotherhood, including his brother Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Thomas Woolner and James Collinson.
Baban, (1649-1850), was a Kurdish principality and ruling family originated in the region of Pijder. The first ruler was Feqî Ehmed (Ahmad Al-Fakih in Arabic), whose grandson became powerful in the Sharazur region. Ahmad's successor, Baba Sulaiman extended his influence to Kirkuk. During the reign of Sulaiman Pasha, Baban rule was extended to Koya, Khanaqin, Arbil, Harir, Altun Kupri, Badra and some areas of Eastern Kurdistan.
Albina Românească was a Romanian-language bi-weekly political and literary magazine, printed in Iaşi, Moldavia, at two intervals during the Regulamentul Organic period (between June 1, 1829 and January 3, 1835 and again between January 3, 1837 and January 2, 1850). The owner and editor was Gheorghe Asachi. It published the literary supplement Alăuta Românească.
The Metropolitan: a monthly journal of literature, science, and the fine arts was a London monthly journal established by Thomas Campbell in 1831. Campbell and Cyrus Redding were the first editors of the Metropolitan. Frederick Marryat became editor in 1832. From vol. 6 (1833) onwards the magazine went under the name The Metropolitan Magazine.
Helmut Sick (10 January 1910 - 5 March 1991), was a German-Brazilian ornithologist. A prominent ornithologist in Brazil, Sick published more than 200 papers, including his most influential work: Ornitologia Brasileira, Uma Introdução (1984), later translated into English as Birds in Brazil: A Natural History.
Retreat is a Metrorail station in Retreat, a suburb of Cape Town. It is a stop on the Southern Line, and the terminus of the Cape Flats Line. The station is located next to a terminus of Golden Arrow Bus Services and a large minibus taxi rank, forming a major transport interchange for the South Peninsula region. The station building is on the western side of the line, attached to Platform 1. Platforms 2 and 3 are on an island. The platforms are connected by two pedestrian bridges.