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Historical figures are the various individuals throughout time that have made their mark. Some have done this through a series of great acts. Some have done just one thing, but they made a huge impact through their choice.
John "Liver-eating" Johnston Some contributions by WikiAnswers contributors: Here are a couple of bits of info about Liver-eating Johnson. Crow Killer: The Saga of Liver-Eating Johnson @ www.codywyomingnet.com: "The grave of Liver Eating Johnston was relocated to Old Trail Town on June 8, 1974…
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from the research I have done, it was buried with him at http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Crown_Hill_Cemetery (Section: 44 Lot: 94) in http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Indianapolis, Indiana. (see wikipedia.org - search for "John Dillinger"
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Herodotus is considered the father of history because his history of the Persian War was the first narrative in the form that later came out be considered written history. More importantly, Herodutus was one of the first to disregard the supernatural in his writings. You get this more when you get …
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Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses s. grant
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Islam has lots of Prophets if that is what you mean by historical figures and there are also lots of events. Allah does not specialize any of his messengers/Prophets but the last Prophet named Muhammed(peace be upon him) was known alot. Each Prophet has a special ability. For example, Dawud(PBUH) ha…
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All of the characters in the Hebrew Bible may be considered significant historical human figures, both for good (King David, etc.), and bad (Balaam, etc). Biblical leaders: Abraham (founder of our monotheistic tradition) Isaac, Jacob (carried on the tradition in Abraham's footsteps) Moses (God's…
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Answer Buddha? Answer: The Dalai Lama is considered the leader of the Gelug School of Buddhism as well as the political leader of Tibet. The Karmapa is the leader of the Kagyu schools of Buddhism.Buddhism has no single overall leader or hierarchy. There are different Buddhist traditions, call…
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Judaism: 2035 B.C. - Abraham born. 1960 B.C. - Abraham leaves Haran for Canaan. 1935 B.C. - Isaac born. 1875 B.C. - Jacob born. 1767 B.C. - Joseph sold to Egyptians. 1745 B.C. - Jacob and family move to Egypt. Egyptian bondage and the Exodus under Moses: 1610 B.C. - Moses born. 1530 B.C. - T…
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frank James only child's name?Robert Franklin James
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The name of one of James Braid's great grandsons is Michael. He live in Aberdeen and is known by many as: Braid, Braidos, Braidy, BH (abbreviation of braided hair), Briku, Tall man, Freddy, and Miguel. Unfortunately he doesn't hold his family's skill when come playing sticks and balls and has a hand…
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Answer Do you mean "FIGURES" as numbers or pattern? The number is "OM" the patterns is "OM". It is a mantra. You can chant; "Om mani Padma Hum".
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1. Confucius 2. Mencius 3. Xunzi 4. Zhuhangzi 5. Dong Zhoung Theres alot more.
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The Indians Called Gandhi... Gandhi's real name was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Indians call him Mahatma Gandhi and also call him Bapu(Father).
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Bodh Gaya or Bodhgaya, located in Gaya district in the Indian state of Bihar. Bagan (in central Myanmar) which is very famous for many ancient pagodas all over places.
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Tradition states that Abraham founded Judaism, and Moses later received the Torah from God. The Kuzari (Rabbi Judah HaLevi, 1075-1141) states that Abraham was gifted with high intelligence; and, as Maimonides (1135-1204) describes, Abraham didn't blindly accept the ubiquitous idolatry. The whole p…
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Israel crossing the red seakey figures: The Trinity, Father(God) Holy Spirit, and the Son (Jesus)Abraham- father of Issac who's desendents where Jewish and them later changed into Christianityhistorical events: The Flee from Egypt and captivity the search for the promise land the walls of Jericho th…
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Buddhism developed after the Shakyamuni Buddha (Siddhārtha Gautama) became enlightened and shared some of his understanding with others. Those students studied his teachings, meditated and sometimes became enlightened themselves. In turn, they taught what they learned to other interested people, an…
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Buddha is the main figure. 'Siddhartha Gautama' is known as the Buddha. There are 3 branches of Buddhism. Theravada, Mahayana and Vajaryana. In Tibet the Dalai Lama is only a Head Lama and not 'Buddha'. Also the statues in restaurants is of not Buddha, either. He is the 'Laughing Buddha' and not 'Si…
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The central figure of Hinduism is Brahman. However, it is practically impossible to comprehend, Moreover, it is a status quo maintaining god and therefore a liability in the modern world.Hindus worship the seven gods under the command of Brahman. They are, 1. Indra2. Shakti3. Brahma4. Vish…
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William Beveridge was the Labour government's designer of the Welfare State in Britain between 1945 & 1951.
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A Time news article titled "Breaking Out In Boils" dated September 15, 1961 the author describes Hoffa as being only 5' 4" tall, but in a following footnote Hoffa is described as actually 5' 5 1/2".
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A wheel that looks similar to the London eye, you find them at fairs.It is a giant metal wheel with seats around it for entertainment at fairgrounds
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Rosalina
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Names: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Moses Dates: 18th century BCE and onward Event: Founding of Judaism
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The menorah is the religious symbol of Judaism.
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Hinduism has a swastika, an om/aum/ohm, and a Sri Chakra Yanka so their symbols. They also are commonly noticed by Shiva dancing on a demon in front of a circle.
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HE KILLED HIM SELF
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Answer:about one hundred thousand people in the world are called kelsey =)
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Answer they are about $25.00 for one poster!
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A historical figure who had a passion or an obsession was Adolph Hitler. Hitler had an obsession with eradicating the Jewish people.
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the united states prison system. about 70% of Americans who converted to Islam did so in prison.
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Judaism has three patriarchs: Abraham, Yitzchak, and Yaacov. However, Judaism does not have a single founder.
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I assume you mean "Was Helen Keller unable to speak", to which the answer is she did learn to speak.
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He was a member of the mafia
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Former leader of the Teamsters Union here in Detroit back in the 60`s. He is considered a murder victim but his body was never found. He was last seen in July 1975, outside the Machus Red Fox, a restaurant in Detroit.
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The person who invented the Imaging X-ray Spectrometer
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Buddhism is a religion about harmony,peace and finding the Buddha within yourself.The founder of Buddhism is Siddhartha Gautama. In Buddhism ,people believe in karma and the 4 noble truths. Many Buddhist's are vegetarians. Buddhist's do not kill insects,animals,people. Buddhist's meditate in qui…
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Quite a vague question! However, if a poll was conducted in the whole of Sri Lanka, the most well known non-political people are probably cricketers such as: Sanath Jayasuriya Muttiah Muralitharan Aravinda de Silva Mahela Jayewardene ----------------------------------------- Prof. Cyril Ponnam…
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A recent event is the rebirth of the nation of Israel in May of 1948 by act of the United Nations. This is the only recorded "birth" of a nation in one day, a prophecy made in Isaiah 66:8. Most historical events recorded in the Bible are seen as a fullfillment of prophecy, and archeological findings…
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Personages: All of the characters in the Hebrew Bible may be considered significant historical human figures, both for good (King David, etc.), and bad (Balaam, etc). Biblical leaders: Abraham (founder of our monotheistic tradition) Isaac, Jacob (carried on the tradition in Abraham's footsteps)…
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Custer was born in New Rumley, Ohio but spent much of his boyhood living with his half-sister and his brother-in-law in Monroe, Michigan.
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His parnt's name are Squire an Sarah
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Have you looked in your backyard yet?! no. hes in the Bermuda triangle eating peanut butter and banna sandwhiches with 2pac and Elvis
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Union leader James "Jimmy" Hoffa (1913-1975) disappeared at about 2:45 pm on July 30, 1975, from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox Restaurant in Detroit, Michigan, where he was rumored to be meeting with individuals from the Mafia. His body was never found and he was declared legally deceased in…
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The United Kingdom has settlers for the first time beginning in 43 AD. The government of the United Kingdom is a unitary state, which has a constitutional monarchy. The Acts of Union was formed in 1707.
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She was one of the main protagonists in the "Montgomery Bus Boycott":The "Montgomery Bus Boycott" was a political and social protest campaign started in 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, USA, intended to oppose the city's policy of racial segregation on its public transit system. Many historically signif…
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I'd think 50 Cent would be., 'cause he's the biggest, now.No Dr. Dre (WORTH 3 Billion)
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The Bar/Bat Mizvah.
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Emilio Estevez Was On Saturday Night Live
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Many of these holidays are found in Leviticus ch.23. The holidays begin at sunset and last until after nightfall around 25 hours later. Shabbat - every Saturday (from Friday at sunset until Saturday after twilight) Rosh Hashanah - the Jewish New Year, 2 days Yom Kippur - a fast day, the Day of Aton…
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The United Kingdom has a long history with many important historical figures. Some of these are King Henry VIII; Mary, Queen of Scotts; William Shakespeare, and William Wallace, portrayed by Mel Gibson in the movie Braveheart.
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Many of these holidays are found in Leviticus ch.23. The holidays begin at sunset and last until after nightfall around 25 hours later. Shabbat - every Saturday (from Friday at sunset until Saturday after twilight) Rosh Hashanah - the Jewish New Year, 2 days Yom Kippur - a fast day, the Day of Aton…
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Mary Bethune was born in FloridaAndrew JacksonJose Gaspar was the pirate that by legend founded TampaJohnny Depp grew up in Florida
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You said historical. Sanskrit grammarian Panini, the Vedic commentator Yaska, Emperor Chandragupta Vikramaditya of the Gupta dynasty; Southern Indian Emperors Raja Raja Chola and Rajendra Chola; Hinduism philosophers Adi (the first) Sankara, Madhva, Ramanuja, Nimbarka, Chaitanya; the great devotees …
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Willis Johnson was an African-American inventor, born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1884. He is best known as the inventor of the egg beater.
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On Aug. 7, 1819, Simón Bolívar and his Venezuelan troops won the battle of Boyacá in Colombia. Bolívar also united Colombia, Venezuela, Panama, and Ecuador into the Republic of Greater Colombia.
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To drop a few names, Joe Biden, Vice President of the US; Valerie Bertinelli, actress; Mehmet Oz, better known as TV's Dr. Oz; Sugar Ray Leonard, Olympic boxing champion; and Henry Heimlich, the surgeon who developed the Heimlich Maneuver. For a few more, see the links below.
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There are total of five notable or important people of the Buddhism religion. Here is the list: Gautama, Ananda, Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh, and Sakyamuni.
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James Bowie is *famous* 4 fighting at the Battle of the Alamo and 4 introducing the Bowie knife (his brother actually created it).
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he is a German economist, who won the 1994 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Science He is also well known for his work in bounded rationality
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Dame Hilda Louisa Bynoe was governor of Grenada (British Dependency) between 1967 and 1972. She was also a doctor and Hospital Administrator.
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There are many important people associated with Buddhism. For instance, The Dalai Lama is considered the head of Mahayana Buddhism. Another important figure is Thich Nhat Hanh, who is a Buddhist monk. Both of these men teach people about forgiveness and love.
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Theodore Roosevelt- 26th president of the united states... Jonas Edward Salk- helped refine and develope the first polio vaccine in the 1950's
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There are many historically famous people that were from New Hampshire. These individuals include Goody Cole, Sam Walter Foss, Horace Greeley, Ralph Addams Cram, Dan Brown, and many others such as these.
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Well, Irish history is long and involved but broken down into eras, these figures made a huge difference to Ireland, and the Irish people. Current day: 20th - 21st Century Bobby Sands-IRA Leader & Political Prisoner, elected to the British Parliament (representing West Belfast) while in prison…
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He died of kidney failure in 1917
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Many people have the name Simon Stevens. One person with this name is a politician as well as a health manager.
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Daniel Boone is most famous for wearing a coon skin cap. His frontiersman's clothing was most likely leather and fur, made from the animals he hunted. As a statesman, he also wore wool and cotton clothing, which was the style for clothing in the 1700's.
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James Armistead was the first African American double spy. He was a double spy in the American Revolution for the patriot's. He became a farmer after he was a spy. He had a wife, several children, and owned three slaves! He changed his name to James Lafayette.
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Daniel Boone married Rebecca Bryan on August 14, 1756.
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The birth of Confucius is one significant historical event in the long history of Confucianism. Still today, in China, the birth of Confucius is celebrated each year in honor of his admirable life and still-influential teachings.
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The current Sultan, Tuanku Abdul Halim is the only Sultan of Malaysia to have reigned twice. His full name is Almu'tasimu Billahi Muhibbuddin Tuanku Alhaj Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah.5th reign-Tuanku Abdul Halim-21-09-1970 - 20-09-1975 (5 years) 14th reign-Abdul Halim-13…
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No. However in some cases they are registered as trademarks and are further protected by state laws of privacy and publicity.
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John Charles Fremont. Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo. Richard Nixon. Sebastian Vizcaino. Levi Strauss. Junipero Serra. John Steinbeck. Gaspar de Portola. John Sutter. Francisco Gomez. Nancy Pelosi. Juan Crespi. Jose Maria de Echenanadia. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Jose Figueroa.
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God and Jesus are the most recognized historic figures in Christianity. Other historic figures include, Adam and Eve, Noah, and Moses.
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Christianity is based on the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, who lived in the 1st century A.D. The Pentecost, described in the Book of Acts, is considered to be the beginning of the Christian Church.
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TAKEN STRAIGHT FROM WIKIPEDIA! DON'T COPY WORD FOR WORD :] The earliest evidence for prehistoric religion in India date back to the late Neolithic in the early Harappan period (5500-2600 BCE).[78][89] The beliefs and practices of the pre-classical era (1500-500 BCE) are called the "historical Ved…
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Stephen is the prime minister
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Many of these holidays are found in Leviticus ch.23. The holidays begin at sunset and last until after nightfall around 25 hours later. Shabbat - every Saturday (from Friday at sunset until Saturday after twilight) Rosh Hashanah - the Jewish New Year, 2 days Yom Kippur - a fast day, the Day of Aton…
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Many of these holidays are found in Leviticus ch.23. The holidays begin at sunset and last until after nightfall around 25 hours later. Shabbat - every Saturday (from Friday at sunset until Saturday after twilight) Rosh Hashanah - the Jewish New Year, 2 days Yom Kippur - a fast day, the Day of A…
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No, they did not. Marilyn was linked to men associated with the mafia, but that was merely because of her friendship with Frank Sinatra.
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William H. Bonney was a robber and murderer of the American Wild West. He lived from 1859 to 1881. He was known as "Billy the Kid".
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William H. Bonney, alias "Billy the Kid", was a robber and murderer of the American West, living from 1859-1881.
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The link below lists famous people that were born on the 19th of January.
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Salvester Stalone
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Billy the Kid's real name was Henry McCarty. He also used the names William Antrim and William H. Bonney. The 'H' could be for Henry, or it could just be as made-up as the rest of his names.
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Bat Masterson struggled with marriage problems through his goals
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Fulton died in 1815 at the age of 50.He got sick and died
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William Gibbs Mcadoo was a late-nineteenth century and early 20th statesman and businessman. He was originally a Lawyer. Mcadoo is the namesake of an avenue in Jersey City. he was the founder of the Hudson and Manhattan RR, now known as the Path, and was also the director-general of the wartime U.S.…
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O'Neill was his last name. William Owen O'Neill was a journailst, lawman and rough rider for Teddy Roosevelt. He was killed during the Mexican American War. He was an inventor, miner, taro card player who has a colorful past in Prescott Arizona and at the Grand Canyon in Arizona.
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Daniel and Rebecca (Bryan) Boone had 10 children: James Boone - 1757 Israel Boone - 1759 Susanna Boone - 1760 Jemima Boone - 1762 Levina Boone - 1756 Rebecca Boone - 1768 Daniel Morgan Boone - 1769 Jesse Bryan - 1773 William Boone - 1775 Nathan Boone - 1780
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Alberto Santos Dummont ( Airplane Inventor) Tom Jobim (Singer of song Ipanema Song) and name of Aeroport of Rio de Janeiro
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Bhutan
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With a history that crosses 2600 ( that's 26 centuries!)there are many historical dates and figures...There is King Ashoka and his Stone Edicts marking the dharma teachings...a warrior king who rejected his violent life and converted to Buddhism...promoting it tirelessly in approximately 250 BCE. 22…
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Confucianism is a doctrine of philosophical and ethical teachings founded by Confucius. Other notable figures of Confucianism are Menciu, Zengzi, Xun Xi and Zhu Xi.
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Some historical figures who played a important role in World War 2
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Well one historical figure I am familiar with is Antonio Soberanis. He was the leader of a labor movement who contributed greatly by defying and challenging authority.
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Jose P.Laurel organized KALIBAPI which stands for Kapisanan sa Paglilingkod sa Bagong Pilipinas. He also declared Martial Law in 1944. He and his family developed the establishment of Lyceum of the Philippines.
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