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  • Irish Americans

    Irish Americans=Irish Americans are one of America's biggest ethnic groups. In fact, nearly 40 million people said they have some Irish ancestry on the 2008 U.S. Census. That's about 12 percent of the population of the United States. Many Irish people came to America during the years of the Irish Potato Famine, or the Great Famine, as it was called. A disease destroyed Ireland's potato crop, ru...

  • „Soomepoisid“

    Eesmärk koguda projekti Eesti meestest Soomepoisid Igati oodatud on kõikide kihelkondade meeste nimede lisamine siia projekti Vikipeedia: Soomepoisid Soomepoisid on Teises maailmasõjas Soome poolel vabatahtlikena võidelnud eestlased. Esimesed soomepoisid olid 1939. ja 1940. aastal Eestist Soome põgenenud mehed, kes soovisid anda oma panuse hõimu...

  • Notable LGBT people

    LGBT is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. In use since the 1990s, it is an adaptation of the initialism LGB, which began use in the mid-to-late 1980s.

  • United States Senators from Georgia

    United States Senators from Georgia List of United States Senators from Georgia (from the U.S. Senate web site--no links) List of United States Senators from Georgia (with wikipedia links)

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

    Victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust קרבנות הנאצים בשואה This project's mission is to list the names of the victims of the Nazis during the Holocaust to show that these victims are not just an anonymous mass, but were, and some still are, millions of human beings with ...

  • Theresienstadt Ghetto

    This project aims to collect all of the profiles of persons who were inmates of the concentration camp Theresienstadt also referred to as Theresienstadt Ghetto located in what is now the Czech Republic. Overcrowding and disease During WWII, the ghetto Terezín (Theresienstadt) was one of the major sites of suffering and death for the Jews of the Bohemian Lands and several European cou...

  • OVS- SA families

    Oranje-Vrystaat Die Oranje-Vrystaat (Nederlands: Oranje-Vrijstaat) was een van die onafhanklike Boererepublieke. Die Oranje-Vrystaat was een van die provinsies van die Republiek van Suid-Afrika. Dit bestaan vandag steeds as 'n provinsie van Suid-Afrika met die verkorte naam Vrystaat. Die Oranje-Vrystaat (OVS) was ‘n onafhanklike staat in Suidelike-Afrika gedurende die tweede helfte v...

  • Popular Musicians of the United Kingdom (1970s)

    Musicians of the United Kingdom (1970s)

  • Popular Musicians of the United Kingdom (1960s)

    Musicians of the United Kingdom (1960s) Music of the United Kingdom developed in the 1960s into one of the leading forms of popular music in the modern world. By the early 1960s the British had developed a viable national music industry and began to produce adapted forms of American music in Beat music and British blues which would be re-exported to America by bands such as The Beatles and ...

  • Order of the British Empire O.B.E.

    The Order of the British Empire Project photo: Grand Cross's star of the Order of the British Empire. The Order of the British Empire recognises distinguished service to the arts and sciences, public services outside the Civil Service and work with charitable and welfare organisations of all kinds. It was created during the First World War in 1917 by George V. The King recognised the ne...

  • Research exchange/Navorsing uitruilskema

    Exchange of death notices and other genealogical sources All researchers spending hours, years and days in Archives have a lot of Research material that they can’t fit into their trees. The Main Aim of this project is To place the names of the countries with the name of the deceased in this project. If anybody feel they can use it, they are free to Contact the holder/...

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  • Taras Ševtšenko _ 1814-1861 ( Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko (Ukrainian: Тара́с Григо́рович Шевче́нко )

    Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko (Ukrainian: Тара́с Григо́рович Шевче́нко, Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko; March 9 [O.S. February 25] 1814 – March 10 [O.S. February 26] 1861) was a Ukrainian poet, writer, artist, p...

  • Penfold One Name Study

    The Penfold One Name Study is registered with The Guild of One-Name Studies under study number 4433. [ The Guild of One-Name Studies is the world's leading organisation for one-name studies. A one-name study is a project researching facts about a surname and all the people who have held it, as opposed to a particular pedigree (the ancestors of one person) or descendancy (the descendants o...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Ireland

    World War One: Armed Forces - Ireland During World War I (or the Great War) (1914–1918), Ireland was part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, which entered the war in August 1914 as one of the Entente Powers, along with France and the Russian Empire. Over 200,000 Irishmen fought in the war, in several theatres and either 30,000 or, if one includes those who died servi...

  • World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise HQ

    World War One: United Kingdom & Ireland exercise Head Quarters Object of this exercise To link existing GENi profiles of WW1 personnel (survivors and casualties) to the relevant projects for men and women born in the Channel Island, England, Ireland,Scotland and Wales. This includes people born in other parts of the world into families from those countries (for example servicemen servin...

  • World War One: Ireland

    Aim of this project The aim of this project is to collect and add profiles of all Irish who were involved in World War One, including soldiers and non-combatants like nurses, medics, engineers etc. World War One - Ireland During World War I (or the Great War) (1914–1918), Ireland was part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, which entered the war in August 1914 as on...

  • World War I - Veterans and Survivors

    Veterans and Survivors of World War I Image right - Harry Patch the last British army veteran of World War I who died aged 111 in 2009 This project is dedicated to everyone who served during World War I .. and survived. It is a global project. veteran - noun - a person who has had long service or experience in an occupation, office, or the like: a veteran of the police force; a vetera...

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  • World War I

    World War I ( WWI ) was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until the start of World War II in 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based o...

  • Knights

    This project is a beginning introduction study of knights in genealogy. The mission is to help form a foundation of such membership and understanding of the family lines source for below: A knight is a person granted an honorary title of knighthood by a monarch or other political leader for service to the monarch or country, especially in a military capacity. Historically, in Europe, knightho...

  • Tallinna Liiva kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Liiva kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Tallinna Liiva kalmistu koduleht Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Maetu otsing Billiongraves andmebaasis Tallinna Liiva kalmistu Find A Grave andmebaasis ...

  • Battle of Agincourt ~ Bataille d'Azincourt (1415)

    This projects goal is to document the participants in the Battle of Agincourt which occurred on Friday, 25 October 1415. Le but de ce projet est recenser les acteurs de la bataille d'Azincourt qui eu lieu le vendredi 25 octobre 1415, pendant la guerre de Cent Ans. English: Henry V Commander Edward of Norwich, 2nd Duke of York (Killed) Michael de la Pole, 3rd Earl of Suffolk (Kille...

  • Schloss Hartheim Euthanasia Center

    Schloss Hartheim Euthanasia Center (German: NS-Tötungsanstalt Hartheim) was a killing centre involved in the Nazi euthanasia programme, also referred to as Action T4. The killing centre was housed in Hartheim Castle in the municipality of Alkoven, near Linz, Austria.In June 1945, during investigations by US Forces into the former gassing facility at Hartheim, the American investigating o...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - New Zealand

    When the United Kingdom declared war on Germany at the start of the First World War, the New Zealand government followed without hesitation, despite its geographic isolation and small population. It was believed at the time that any declaration of war by the United Kingdom automatically included New Zealand. The total number of New Zealand troops and nurses to serve overseas in 1914–19...

  • Eesti sport

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti sportlasi aga ka sporditegelasi (ROK presidendid, spordiajakirjanikud, jms.) läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • WW1 Roll of Honour - New Zealand

    The outbreak of world war one took more than 100,000 New Zealanders overseas, or ten percent of the then population of one million, of which more than 18,000 died and over 40,000 were wounded. Nearly every New Zealand family was affected. Anzac Day on the 25th of April marks the anniversary of the first campaign that led to major casualties for Australian and New Zealand forces during the Fir...

  • Distinguished Service Order Recipients

    (Level 2 Gallantry Award)The D.S.O. was instituted by Royal Warrant on 6th September 1886.The D.S.O. was originally instituted as an award for officers of the British Army and Commonwealth Forces, usually at the rank of Major. It was, however, also awarded to officers at a rank above or below Major. The D.S.O. could be awarded for an act of meritorious or distinguished service in wartime and us...

  • Mega Merge

    Purpose: Project to determine which geni.com profiles have been involved in a large number of merges. Please include profiles that have 100+ managers or more by adding them to the project. Possible Uses: Performance benchmark tests Researching collaborative genealogy trends Possible profiles that need profile locking or curator following. Draw attention to geni.com's goal of one p...

  • Introduksjon til Geni.com - norsk

    I Norway For English speaking users with Norwegian relatives, see Norwegian Ancestry - information Dette prosjektet tar sikte på å forklare hvordan Geni fungerer, og være en veiledning til hvor man kan få hjelp. Om du nettopp er blitt lagt til i prosjektet av en Kurator, er dette for å gjøre deg oppmerksom på denne informasjonen. Legg gjerne ...

  • Jewish Families from Budapest, Hungary

    During the nineteenth century, the Central European legislation that restricted Jewish settlement, land ownership and education was relaxed and this gave greater freedom for more Jewish families to relocate to major cities and trade. Many were attracted to Budapest where they joined an existing Jewish community, established successful businesses, and thereby made significant contributions to th...

  • World War II

    World War II , or the Second World War (often abbreviated as WWII or WW2 ), was a global war that was under way by 1939 and ended in 1945. It involved a vast majority of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most widespread war in history, with more than 100 million people servi...

  • Prominent Jewish Families of Vienna (Wer Einmal War)

    This project provides a basis for researching a number of prominent Jewish families from Vienna. Georg Gaugusch's 2011 book Wer einmal War (Vol. I: A-K) is the first comprehensive, published genealogy for many of these families. The goal of this project page is to make the Geni tree as complete as possible, using the information from Gaugusch's Vol. I and other sources, such as Vienna IKG vital...

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  • USA Portal

    About the United States Portal The United States portal is created in order to facilitate those researching ancestors or relatives in the United States or elsewhere in the world but with American roots. We encourage everyone with links in the United States to communicate and explore a common ancestry. In this portal you will find sources and discussions that will help you with your resear...

  • Harvard University

    Harvard University Harvard Univerity Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) chartered...

  • Swarthmore College

    College=Swarthmore College is a private liberal arts college in the United States with an enrollment of 1,545 students. The college is located in the borough of Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, 11 miles (17.7 km) southwest of Philadelphia.Founded in 1864, Swarthmore was one of the earliest coeducational colleges in the United States. The school was organized by a Committee of Quakers from three Hicksi...

  • World War One - Casualties

    Casualties of World War One See also - World War 1 Main page The aim of this project is to record the fatalities of world War1 by country. Africa - 10.000 South Africa - 7.000 Lieutenant Douglas Bayley de Bruyn Royal Lancaster Regiment, transferred to 35 Squadron Royal Flying Corps. Killed in a flying accident in Thetford, 27th May 1916, aged 20. Shirley Spiro 1916, British ...

  • Freemasons

    This is the master project for Freemasons on Geni. Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been an important part of Western culture for centuries and have immeasurably shaped the world through their leadership, altruism, public service, and character. Although the most famous Freemasons have been presidents, CEOs, and other public figures, the vast majority of Freemasons were and are small-town...

  • 20th Century British Politicians

    20th Century British Politicians This is a huge project as this list only represents MPs elected in 1945. There will of course be overlap over the years but still a massive undertaking. We welcome anyone who wishes to take part. Picture right: Tony Benn Constituency MP Party A Aberavon William Cove Labour Aberdare George Hall Labour Aberdeen North Hector Hughes Labour Aberdeen S...

  • The Peerage of Ireland

    The Peerage of Ireland The first Parliament of Ireland, called by Ireland's Anglo-Norman rulers in Dublin, is said to have been held in 1264. By 1310 a Parliament representative of the main temporal and spiritual interests had been established. In the 15th century the lay magnates were said to be "eagerly seeking parliamentary peerages and jealous of their precedence". By the end of the 15t...

  • 19th Century British Politicians

    19th Century British Politicians Picture to right: William Tatton Egerton The list below is from Wikipedia UK MPs 1801–02 and some names are in the wrong place alphabetically. Although there will be duplications through the years this is still a huge project and this list is just for starters: A Charles Abbot, 1st Baron Colchester Archibald Acheson, 2nd Earl of Gosford Robert...

  • Holocaust in the Netherlands

    The Holocaust In 1939, there were some 140,000 Dutch Jews living in the Netherlands, among them some 25,000 German-Jewish refugees who had fled Germany in the 1930s. The Nazi occupation force put the number of (racially) Dutch Jews in 1941 at some 154,000. In the Nazi census, some 121,000 persons declared they were members of the (Ashkenazi) Dutch-Israelite community; 4,300 persons declared t...

  • Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) - British Armed Forces

    Servicemen - British/Colonial This project is an extension of the The Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) Notable British Armed Forces . The focus of that project is to feature the prominent figures of the war. This project is dedicated to the lower ranks of the British Armed Forces. Please link GENi profiles of "foot-soldiers" who fought in the Anglo-Boer War to this project. Please also share intere...

  • British Peers and Baronets

    The British Peers and Baronets Project seeks to bring together all persons in (or from) the United Kingdom with hereditary titles, excluding monarchs (who are already compiled under the " English and British Monarchs " Project). The term "British" in this context is understood to include all titled peers and baronets in the United Kingdom (this includes all of Great Britain -- England, Scotla...

  • Tallinna Siselinna kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need, kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Siselinna kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Siselinna kalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi andmebaasis Siselinna kalmistu Find A Grave andmebaasis --------------------------------------...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Canada

    World War One: Armed Forces - Canada=The British declaration of war automatically brought Canada into the war, because of Canada's legal status as a British dominion which left foreign policy decisions in the hands of the UK parliament.Please link any GENi profiles of Canadian Servicemen to this project. From Canada: 418,035 served of a total 628,964 in arms.On August 5, 1914, the Governor Gene...

  • Current US Senators

    Please add to this project those currently serving as senators for the United States of America. Use "discussions" to identify any that need a curator to make into a public Master Profile. As someone leaves office their profile should be removed from this project . Resources List of current United States Senators Senator search form Geni photos and documents Current Leadership ...

  • United States Senators from South Dakota

    United States Senators from South Dakota United States Senators from South Dakota (U.S. Senate website): List of United States Senators from South Dakota (with wikipedia links):

  • United States Senators

    Welcome to the United States Senators project on Geni! This project aims to bring together all of the profiles for the men and women who have served in the upper house of the American legislature since it was first convened in 1789. Anyone who has ever served in the United States Senate should be added to the project. Resources The Senate maintains a list of all senators in U.S. history ,...

  • South African Progenitors - Stamvaders

    This is the 'umbrella' Progenitor Project that every South African male Progenitors (Stamvaders) [abbreviation SV/PROG] should be added to first. See list of countries in alphabetical order below for projects for particular countries or people! See South African Progenitors - Matriarchs/Stammoeders for female Progenitors (Stammoeders) ... and definitions of Stam Moeders/Progenitors/Matr...

  • United States Senators from North Carolina

    United States Senators from North Carolina List of United States Senators from North Carolina (from U.S. Senate web site--no links) List of United States Senators from North Carolina (with wikipedia links)

  • Medicinae Doctor

    Medicinae Doctor Geneesheer Vroed-meester Heel-meester Chirurgijn medische specialisaties .... daar zijn er heel wat van, toch? Nederlandse Universiteiten met opleiding tot arts

  • United States Senators from Iowa

    United States Senators from Iowa United States Senators from Iowa (U.S. Senate website): List of United States Senators from Iowa (with wikipedia links):

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  • English Abroad

    English Abroad The purpose of this project is to record the GENi profiles of notable or interesting Englishmen/women who died abroad - the profiles of English born people of significance who either emigrated to various parts of the world and died there, or who died abroad in other circumstances -conflicts, exploration etc.. See also Scots Abroad To participate in any project - you do ...

  • Imigrantes portugueses dos Açores ao Brasil

    A Imigração Açoriana no Brasil foi estimulada pelo interesse de Portugal em povoar o território do Brasil colônia, alternativa empregada para impedir a exploração das novas terras portuguesas por outras nacionalidades. A vinda de imigrantes açorianos stá muito ligada à imigração de portugueses no Brasil. Ap&#x...

  • Haapsalu Metsakalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need, kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Haapsalu Metsakalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kalmistu plaan Kalmistu kaart Maetu otsing haudi andmebaasis Kontaktandmed --------------------------------------------------------------------------...

  • United States Senators from Arkansas

    United States Senators from Arkansas United States Senators from Arkansas (U.S. Senate website): List of United States Senators from Arkansas (with wikipedia links):

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  • United States Senators from West Virginia

    United States Senators from West Virginia List of United States Senators from West Virginia (from U.S. Senate web site--no links) List of United States Senators from West Virginia (with wikipedia links)

  • Reich Refugees during Holocaust 1933-1945

    The idea of this project is to include "all" refugees from the Holocaust who managed to emigrate from Europe to safe countries, and to connect these immigrants to their families in Europe. Holocaust & Reich Refugees & Emigrés 1933-1945 List of Project Profiles Nazi Regime GenocideTimeline , Interactive Timeline The German Nazi persecution started with the Nazi boycott of Jewi...

  • Westerbork

    The Westerbork concentration camp (Dutch: Kamp Westerbork, German: Durchgangslager Westerbork) was a World War II Nazi refugee, detention and transit camp in Hooghalen, ten kilometres north of Westerbork, in the northeastern Netherlands. Its function during the Second World War was to assemble Roma and Dutch Jews for transport to other Nazi concentration camps. On 15 December 1938, the Dutch ...

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp

    Auschwitz concentration camp (German: Konzentrationslager Auschwitz) was a network of concentration and extermination camps built and operated by the Third Reich in Polish areas annexed by Nazi Germany during World War II. It was the largest of the German concentration camps, consisting of-: Auschwitz I (the Stammlager or base camp); Auschwitz II–Birkenau (the Vernichtungslager o...

  • Hrvatski portal / Geni Croatia

    Hrvatski Portal / Croatia Portal Pogledajte Zene predsjednice drzava Važni linkovi / Important links Kako koristiti Geni -video Kako koristiti projekte / How to work with projects Hrvatske crkvene knjige dostupne preko Interneta - pogledajte / Croatian church books available on the Internet Croatia Church Books 1516-1949 Uvod / Introduction Ovaj projekt će poku...

  • Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

    The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS), commonly known simply as Sandhurst, is the British Army officer initial training centre located adjacent to the village of Sandhurst, Berkshire, about 55 kilometres (34 mi) southwest of London. The Academy's stated aim is to be "the national centre of excellence for leadership." All British Army officers, including late entry officers who were previo...

  • World War II - North African Campaign

    CAMPAIGN OVERVIEW During the Second World War, the North African Campaign took place in North Africa from 10 June 1940 to 13 May 1943. It included campaigns fought in the Libyan and Egyptian deserts (Western Desert Campaign, also known as the Desert War) and in Morocco and Algeria (Operation Torch) and Tunisia (Tunisia Campaign). The campaign was fought between the Allies and Axis powers, m...

  • Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Tallinna Rahumäe kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Asukoht kaardil: Rahumäe kalmistu , Rahumäe, Nõmme, Tallinn, Eesti Rahumäe kalmistu kontaktandmed Maetu otsing Haudi a...

  • Find a Grave

    Find A Grave is a free online resource for finding the final resting place of family, friends, and famous individuals. With millions of names and photos, it is an invaluable tool for the genealogist and family history buff. Content and features Find A Grave memorials can contain rich content including photos, biographies and dates. Members can submit listings to the website and place reques...

  • Bothas who are DNA descendants of Ferdinandus Appel

    Theunis Botha , b bef 15 April 1686. Called Botha after his mother, Maria Kickers ' , 1700 divorce from Jan Cornelisz (who is shown as his father on the birth certificate). At which time she said her 7 children were Frederich Botha 's. However, a recent DNA study by the University of Pretoria reveals him to have been the biological son of Ferdinandus Appel .

  • Tanners

    TANNER, n. One whose occupation is to tan hides, or convert them into leather by the use of tan. Tanners might operate as a small business but most worked in tanneries, to tan the skins and hides of animals, converting them into leather. The leather was used primarily for making boots and shoes but doublets and jerkins were also made of leather. In ancient history, tanning was considered a ...

  • Kommunismi mustad kuriteod (Eestis)

    Siia võiksid kuuluda need, kes on olnud represseeritud vene võimude poolt, aga ka need, kes on represseeritutega (vangi langenud, küüditatud vm vene võimu poolt ahistatud) lähedased, sugulased, hõimlased, naabrid, tuttavad, sõbrad jt represseeritute ja küüditatutega seotud inimesed. Paragrahv 58 ehk § 58 oli 1926. ...

  • Eesti töösturid

    Siia projekti soovime koguda kõik Eestis tegutsenud töösturid läbi kõikide ajajärkude. Kasulikku teavet:

  • Cover of Time magazine

    Time was first published in 1923. As Time became established as one of the United States' leading newsmagazines, an appearance on the cover of Time became an indicator of a person's notability, fame or notoriety. Cover of Time magazine ( Project Photo from Time Magazine cover February 21, 2011 ) Lists of People on the Cover of Time Magazine List of People on the Cover of Time Ma...

  • Westminster College, Cambridge

    [ ] Westminster College in Cambridge is a theological college of the United Reformed Church, formerly the Presbyterian Church of England. Its principal purpose is training for the ordination of ministers, but is also used more widely for training within the denomination. The current principal of the college is the Revd Susan Durber and the vice-principal and director of studies is the Revd Jo...

  • Sussex - Famous People

    Famous People Connected to Sussex Image right - John Logie Baird Please add information about people of renown connected to Sussex, England. If the person has a profile on Geni please add their profile to the project and add the link in bold . To participate in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so please join the project using the request link under "actions" at t...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - England

    World War One: Armed Forces - England The British Army during World War I was fought by units which were made up exclusively of volunteers—as opposed to conscripts—at the beginning of the conflict. Because of the numbers involved this project is one of a number of projects where GENi profiles of World War One armed forces can be added. This project aims to honour those born ...

  • Poets

    A poet's work can be literal, meaning that his work is derived from a specific event, or metaphorical, meaning that his work can take on many meanings and forms. Poets have existed since antiquity, in nearly all languages, and have produced works that vary greatly in different cultures and time periods. Throughout each civilization and language, poets have used various styles that have changed ...

  • Trinity College, Cambridge

    [ ] The college was founded by Henry VIII in 1546, from the merger of two existing colleges: Michaelhouse (founded by Hervey de Stanton in 1324), and King's Hall (established by Edward II in 1317 and refounded by Edward III in 1337). At the time, Henry had been seizing church lands from abbeys and monasteries. The universities of Oxford and Cambridge, being both religious institutions and qui...

  • British Writers - Men

    British Writers - Men This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born men who are/were writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources. How to add a link is explained in the attached document - Adding links to Geni profiles in projects. A William Alexander Kingsly Amis Martin Louis Amis Matthew ...

  • Rossall School

    [ ]Rossall School is a British, fee paying co-educational, independent school, between Cleveleys and Fleetwood, Lancashire. Rossall was founded in 1844 by St. Vincent Beechey as a sister school to Marlborough College which had been founded the previous year. Its establishment was "to provide, at a moderate cost, for the sons of Clergymen and others, a classical, mathematical and general educati...

  • Virtuosi

    Great Conductors, Instrumentalists or Vocalists , who pursued a career as soloists , and whose technical accomplishments were so pronounced as to dazzle the public. Great conductors Claudio Abbado (temporary) Sir John Barbirolli , CH (2 December 1899 – 29 July 1970), né Giovanni Battista Barbirolli, was a British conductor and cellist. Daniel Barenboim (born Nov. 15, 194...

  • American Civil War

    The American Civil War (1861–1865), also referred to as the War Between the States or simply the Civil War, was a civil war fought in the United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, 11 southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America ("the Confederacy"); the o...

  • Massachusetts in the American Civil War

    [ ] The Commonwealth of Massachusetts played a significant role in national events prior to and during the American Civil War. Massachusetts dominated the early antislavery movement during the 1830s, motivating activists across the nation. This, in turn, increased sectionalism in the North and South, one of the factors that led to the war.[1] Politicians from Massachusetts, echoing the views ...

  • Army of the Potomac (USA), US Civil War

    The Union Army of the Potomac fought in most of the Eastern Theater campaigns, primarily in (Eastern) Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. After the end of the war, it was disbanded on June 28, 1865, shortly following its participation in the Grand Review of the Armies. Famous Units Because of its proximity to the large cities of the North, such as Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New Y...

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  • Eton College

    [ ] Eton College, often informally referred to simply as Eton, is an English single-sex boys' independent boarding school located in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor. It educates over 1,300 pupils, aged 13 to 18 years. It was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI as "The King's College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor",[1] making it the 18th oldest HMC school. Eton is one of nine English indepen...

  • Regiment ‧ Limburgse Jagers • since 1813

    Regiment • Limburgse Jagers ‧ since 1813 historie 1813 : nov-23 Oprichting Reg. van PHAFF 1813 dec : in BELEG van BREDA - onder commando van PHAFF ? 1814 : Bat.nr.2 in BELEG van NAARDEN 1815 jun-18 : Slag bij WATERLOO 1814 : opname in Ned. leger : Bataljon Infanterie Linie nr. 2 1815 : fusie met Bat. Nat. Militie nrs. 16 - 17 - 18 1815 : nieuw Reg. 2e Afd...

  • Provinciale Staten van Limburg ‧ 1816-1861

    Provinciale Staten van Limburg ‧ 1816-1861 A ╳ ‧ Guillaume Ernest van ARSCHOT SCHOONHOVEN ‧ 1800-1876 ‧ ╳ B ╳ ‧ Desmares Pierre BABUT ‧ 1756-x ‧ ╳ ‧ Charles Marie Joseph Ghislain de BROUCKÈRE ‧ 1796-1860 ‧ ╳ C ╳ ‧ Pieter Antoon CANOY ‧ ...

  • Burgemeesters in LIMBURG nl.

    NLD : Politiek ‧ Bestuur ‧ Rechtspraak ‧ BURGEMEESTERS in LIMBURG nl. ‧ Voor Nederlandse burgemeesters in andere provincies zoekt u via Burgemeesters IN • Groningen nl. • Friesland • Drenthe • Overijssel • FLEVOLAND nl. • Gelderland • Utrecht • vh Noord-Holland • Zuid-Holland • Zeeland &#...

  • Split i Splićani

    Splitski gradonačelnici kroz povijest Načelnici za francuske uprave (1805-1813) 1806–1809 Jakov pl. Cindro 1809–1810, 1810–1811 Petar pl. Alberti , v.d. načelnik 1810 Antun Sarti, v.d. načelnik 1810 Nikola pl. Ivelio, v.d. načelnik 1811–1813 Josip pl. Cindro Načelnici za austrijske uprave (1813-1918) 181...

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  • Zoeken in LIMBURG - Nederland

    - 2011-07-04-12:32 -jMu-PdB- Meewerken-corrigeren-sanvullen? Welkom! Zoek mee naar informatieve, leuke of leerzame internet-adressen. ZOEK-ver-ZOEK-&-RUIL-aanbod-LIMBURG Hier is plaats voor oproep e/o aanbod fysiek te zoeken in lokaal Limburgs archief. Geen Wiki-schrijf-ervaring? No problem, gebruik zo'n discussie-kans en start digitaal overleg met prive hulp-verleners via de discussie-...

  • Boston College

    Boston College (BC) is a private Jesuit Catholic research university located in the village of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA, 6 miles (9.7 km) west of downtown Boston. It has 9,100 full-time undergraduates and almost 5,000 graduate students. The university's name reflects its early history as a liberal arts college and preparatory school (now Boston College High School) in Boston's South En...

  • Virginia Germanna Colonies

    Official Web Site This project is to document all of the original Germanna settlers. Descendent profiles may be added to the project directly. All the original immigrants will be listed here in the text as well. The Germanna Colonies consist primarily of the First Colony of 42 persons from the Siegerland area in Germany brought to Virginia to work for Lieutenant Governor Alexander Spotswood...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Wales

    World War One: Armed Forces - Wales The British Army during World War I was fought by units which were made up exclusively of volunteers—as opposed to conscripts—at the beginning of the conflict. Because of the numbers involved this project is one of a number of projects where GENi profiles of World War One soldiers can be added. This project aims to honour the Welsh who fou...

  • Jewish Families of Bratislava (Pressburg, Pozsony), Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the jewish families form Bratislava, Slovakia (also knows in German as Pressburg or Preßburg, and in Hungarian as Pozsony). Bratislava is located near the Austrian border on the Danube River. Jews first settled in the city in the late 13th century. Over the years, the Jewish community was expelled from the city on several occasions, specifically in ...

  • Hoogleraren in de familie

    ---2015-feb-19-do-07:31+GMT-autumn-time----DM--jMVu----medewerking, aanvulling en completering welkom via document- e/o profiel-linking of discussie-bijdrage. voorwoord, inleiding en toelichting Hoogleraar of Professor wordt je na benoeming door ... aan een der faculteiten van 'n Universiteit of Hogeschool. Met die laatste bedoelt men in Nederland meestal een van de huidige TU's, de technis...

  • Royal Military Academy, Woolwich

    [ ]The Royal Military Academy (RMA) at Woolwich, in south-east London, was a British Army military academy for the training of commissioned officers of the Royal Artillery and Royal Engineers. It later also trained officers of the Royal Corps of Signals and other technical corps.The Royal Military Academy Woolwich was founded in 1741: it was intended to provide an education and produce "good of...

  • American Teachers

    Please add profiles of your teaching ancestors - anyone from famous professors to Sunday school teachers - and everyone in between. Collaborators, please update the project page, add resources, images, documents ... And invite more collaborators. notables Rev. Ralph Wheelock, America's First Public School Teacher resources The History of Education in America - Colonial Education...

  • Jewish Families of Jihlava (Iglau), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Jihlava (Iglau) in the Czech Republic. Mining town in western Moravia (near the Bohemian border) in today’s Czech Republic. Jews are first mentioned as residing in Jihlava (Ger., Iglau) in 1249. In 1345, Margrave Charles (later Emperor Charles IV) invited Jews to the town, where they enga...

  • Polish settlers in South Africa (1652-1910)

    Among the first European settlers in South Africa (Cape Colony) the greatest number came from The Netherlands, France and Germany. Poles, alongside the British, Scandinavians and Portuguese were less numerous, but would also come into the area later on. Up to the end of the 18th century, the ancestors of such contemporary Afrikaner families as Drosky, Jankowitz, Knoop, Kroll, Kube, Troskie, Sch...

  • Christ Church College, Oxford University

    Christ Church College, University of Oxford St. Aldates, Oxford. Founded 1524 by King Henry VIII, Re-founded in 1546 Christ Church (Latin: Ædes Christi, the temple or house (ædēs) of Christ, and thus sometimes known as "The House") is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England. The college is associated with Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, which ser...

  • Trinity College, Dublin

    [ ] Trinity College (Irish: Coláiste na Tríonóide), known in full as the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin,[7] is a research university and the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin in Ireland. The college was founded in 1592 as the "mother" of a new university,[Note 1] modelled after the collegiate universities of Oxf...

  • Harrow School

    [ ]Harrow School /ˈhæroʊ/, commonly referred to as "Harrow", is an English independent school for boys situated in the town of Harrow, in north-west London. There is some evidence that there has been a school on the site since 1243, but the Harrow School of today was formally founded in 1572 by John Lyon under a Royal Charter of Elizabeth I. Harrow is one of the original ni...

  • New Zealand Pioneer Families 1800-1900

    This project is to catalog the first generation of immigrants to New Zealand in the 19th century, and to organise the information and place them into the ships they arrived on. Please add your pioneer ancestors to the project by going to their profile, click "actions" click "add to project". Please make sure the profile is set to public. all Kiwis are welcome join and contribute :) Families...

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