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  • The Hollywood Walk of Fame

    The entertainment industry has provided the world with film, television and music for decades. In 1958, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce began honoring those individuals who have made significant contribution to the media with stars on Hollywood Blvd. at Highland Avenue. Since then, over two thousand stars have been placed on the Walk of Fame recognizing individuals, both living and deceased, ...

  • Entertainment industry people

    Entertainment industry people are people who work in the entertainment industry (also informally known as show business or show biz), which includes artists, such as actors, musicians and screenwriters, as well as businesspeople, such as agents, producers, and managers. Notable entertainment industry people For a complete list, please see: Entertainment industry people Profiles . Also see...

  • Ochse Genealogy of SA

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the Ochse family of South Africa. Core profiles Christian George Ochse, SV/PROG Ann Munday, SM/PROG OCHSE FAMILY - SOUTH AFRICAN GENEALOGY The genealogical ancestor of all members of the Ochse family in South Africa was Christian George Ochse, SV/PROG , the son of Christian George Ochse, born on ...

  • Mynhardt - Utrecht Trek to Rhodesia - 1894

    Mynhardt Trek 1894 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 the top right of the page. Visit Geni Wikitext, Unicode and images which gives a great deal of assistance. See the discussion Project Help: How to add Text to a Project - Starter Kit to get you going! How to add a link is explai...

  • Ancient Rome

    Ancient Rome was a civilization that grew out of a small agricultural community, founded on the Italian Peninsula as early as the 10th century BCE. Located along the Mediterranean Sea, and centered at the city of Rome, it became one of the largest empires in the ancient world. In its centuries of existence, Roman civilization shifted from a monarchy to an oligarchic republic to an increasingl...

  • Jõelähtme kihelkond

    Kogume siia projekti Jõelähtme kihelkonnas sündinud ja selle kihelkonnaga seotud inimesed. Muu info: * Jõelähtme khk Jõelähtme kiriku kroonika II, e-raamatuna saab siit lugeda * Harju Kreis * Tallinna kreis 1783–1796 * Liivimaa atlas 1793 * 1783 atlas Kaug-Ida eestlased 1921-1922 koos fotode ja andmetega Jõel...

  • "Wenemaa wabidikest mehed ja nende naised Jõelähtme kihelkonna Kostivere mõisa ajaloos". (Eesti)

    Koondada siia projekti peale Põhjasõda Jõelahtme khk Kostivere ja Maardu mõisadesse keisrinna Katariina I ja keiser Peeter I poolt toodud Wenenemaa wabadikest mehed ja nende järglased. Nii neid mehi Jõelahtme kiriku personaalraamatutes nimetatakse. 1835 said need mehed selliseid perenimesid : Bataschkov , Gordejev / Gardejev , Filippov / Phill...

  • New Brunswick, Canada

    New Brunswick, Canada

  • Jewish Families of Kraków (Poland)

    Krakow was one of the largest Jewish centers in Poland/Galicia. Founded before the end of the first millennium, the city of Krakow (Cracow), located today in southern Poland, served as the seat of the Piast Dynasty and eventually as the capital of the Polish Kingdom until the early 17th century. After the third partition of Poland in 1795, Krakow became the seat of Galicia province in the A...

  • Imigrantes Portugueses ao Brasil / Portuguese immigrants to Brazil

    Imigração Portuguesa ao Brasil Este é o projeto principal que será redirecionado para outros subprojetos, conforme links relacionados à Lista de Concelhos abaixo. Veja as Orientações. Imigração portuguesa no Brasil, ou emigração portuguesa para o Brasil, é o movimento populacional de portugueses para o Brasi...

  • Grāvīšu dzimta

    Pēterim un Geddei (dz.1736.g.) bijuši 5 dēli - Jēkabs, Sīmanis, Andrejs, Pēteris, Ādams. Andrejs mirst 1785.gadā, savukārt Ādams 1795. gadā. Uzvārdu došanas laikā Jēkabs saņem uzvārdu "Kirre", Sīmanis - "Uotz" (domājams - Ods), Pēteris - "Gawer". Liel&#...

  • Global Family Reunion

    Best selling author A.J. Jacobs (“AJ”) hopes that you can connect with him, now, in the Geni World Family Tree, and invites you to attend the Global Family Reunion in 2015 where you can jointly break the Guinness world record for the world’s largest family reunion ever. This will be a fun day with presentations by celebrities and famous scientists, music, comedy, games, int...

  • Descendants of Founders of New Jersey

    A list of qualifying ancestors is below. The list is not exhaustive, and membership is not limited to descent from one of the names listed. Instead, the names are presented as a starting off point for potential members who may already be able to document descent from one or more of the individuals previously certified as Founders. For more information about Founders and their gene...

  • Eestlased Rootsis / Estonians in Sweden

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlased Rootsis läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • 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 ...

  • Ancient Mesopotamia

    Uruk Ur Sumer Akkadian Empire Sargon of Akkad Babylon Kings of Babylon Assyria Kings of Assyria

  • Geni World History Timeline

    Umbrella Directory This project is an Umbrella Directory Project to help teleport Geni members to experience and explore the evolution of mankind vis-à-vis virtually providing historical context to profiles and projects on Geni. Science, - Religion, - Politics, - Culture, - Historical Notables, - Major Historical Events, - Rise and Decline of World Powers, - Art, - Music, - P...

  • Golden Globe Award winners

    The Golden Globe Award is an accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign. The annual formal ceremony and dinner at which the awards are presented is a major part of the film industry's awards season, which culminates each year with the Academy Awards. External links Wikipedia...

  • Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award winners

    Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award The Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award is awarded periodically at the Academy Awards ceremonies to "Creative producers, whose bodies of work reflect a consistently high quality of motion picture production." The award is named for Irving Thalberg, legendary head of the Production Division of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, who developed the company's reputation for sop...

  • Academy Award winners

    What is an Academy Award? An Academy Award is an award bestowed by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers. The Oscar statuette is officially named the Academy Award of Merit and is one of nine types of Academy Awards. The formal ceremony at which the Awards of Meri...

  • Film directors

    Scope of Project This project aims to identify notable film directors. Overview A film director is a person who directs the actors and crew in the making of a film. They control a film's artistic and dramatic aspects, while guiding the technical crew and actors. Responsibilities Film directors are responsible for overseeing creative aspects of a film under the film producer. They ofte...

  • Rhodesia's Pioneer Women 1859 - 1896

    Rhodesia's Pioneer Women 1859 - 1896 Rhodesia's Pioneer Women were faced with hardships and conditions we today can only imagine. They were courageous women whose lives must have been very difficult - many died in childbirth; others were killed by natives. They lost children and husbands and lived in conditions where malaria and dysentery caused many deaths. Reading through the Zimbabwe Death...

  • Notable Dutch Americans

    Notable Dutch Americans=The first Dutch settlers arrived in 1624 and founded a number of villages and a town called New Amsterdam on the East Coast, which would become the future world metropolis of New York. According to the 2006 United States Census, more than 5 million Americans claim total or partial Dutch heritage. Today the majority of the Dutch Americans live in California, New York, Mic...

  • Victims of the Nuremberg Laws

    This project is for people who were impacted by the Nuremberg laws "new" definition of a Jew: those who had in fact been baptized at birth and brought up as "Christians", but had two, three or four Jewish grandparents. Many of these people suffered in additional ways as they no longer belonged to the "Christian" community, and did not belong to the Jewish community either, if they were married ...

  • South Africans' Geni Landing Site. WELKOM CUZZINS!

    Hello!! "Welkom Cuzzins" is the SA Master Page , providing links to all the other South African based projects as a Help Page, Index of SA Projects, Historical Timeline and Communication portal. Tip Click on the 'Follow' button in the top right hand corner of the page if you want to join the SA Geni cuzzin community. We've also got a Facebook page for SA Geni users - to keep everyone up...

  • Heroes of the Holocaust - The Courageous Fighters against Hitler's Nazi Regime

    We would like to honor the extraordinary heroes, National leaders , Generals , Scientists , Partisans , Diplomats , Civil Servants and the countless supremely brave Resistors -- all the individuals who helped eradicate the darkest period in history. The eleven million victims of the Nazi regime included intelligentsia, artists, homosexuals, religious groups including six million Jews, the men...

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  • Ratnycia and Druskieniki, Lithuania: Remembering our Ancestors

    '"...On the 22nd of June, 1941, the Nazis attacked Lithuania but the news didn't reach Radnitsa until the next day when the refugees from Liskovo and Lipen arrived. There was nowhere to run, however, as the Nazis had already taken Vilna and the Kaunas fortress. Everyone stayed in their own homes. The Nazis, may their names be blotted out, used the Radnitsers for slave labor, clearing out forest...

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  • Who Do You Think You Are?

    This project aims to gather together the Geni profiles for all of the notable figures who have been featured on the genealogical television program Who Do You Think You Are? The program has been broadcast in dozens of countries and has many national versions, all of which are included in this project. Who Do You Think You Are? When you add a profile for someone featured on the program, plea...

  • SCHINDLER's LIST: The little girl with the red coat - the true story

    As most of you probably already know, the Steven Spielberg's image-movie " SCHINDLER's LIST " , is about the incredible true story of Oskar Schindler , a German angel who saved the lives of more than 1,000 Jews during the Holocaust. Oskar Schindler - Rescuer of 1200 Jews "The Actual List of Schindler Survivors" The movie is very significant in the Holocaust rememberance, and is consid...

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  • European Resistance Movements

    The main information and outline is from The Military History of World War II: Volume 15: European Resistance Movements, by Trevor Nevitt Dupuy, Col., U.S. Army, Ret., Franklin Watts, Inc., New York, c. 1965. Book May 10 The Unknown War. The Land of Lidice: Czechoslovakia. They Did Not Scare Us: Poland. Caged - A Story of Jewish Resistance - David J. Landau The Holocaust, the Je...

  • Gårdsslekt i Lier og Røyken

    Forfedre og slekt i Buskerud, for det meste Lier og Røyken.

  • The Kindertransport

    The Kindertransport (also Refugee Children Movement or "RCM'") is the name given to the rescue mission that took place during the nine months prior to the outbreak of the Second World War. The United Kingdom took in nearly 10,000 predominantly Jewish children from Nazi Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland, and the Free City of Danzig. The children were placed in British foster homes, hostel...

  • Suicide in response to Nazi oppression

    Rather than face deportation and murder, a number of victims of Nazi oppression committed suicide. For example, in the wake of Germany's annexation of Austria, hundreds of Jews took their own lives. Today this final act of desperation is seen as an act of resistance, of an attempt at some sort of self-determination by the victims of Nazi oppression. This project seeks to collect the profiles of...

  • Nazi Euthanasia Victims -- Aktion T4

    Action T4 (German: Aktion T4) was the name used after World War II for Nazi Germany's "Euthanasia programme" during which physicians killed thousands of people who were "judged incurably sick, by critical medical examination". The programme officially ran from September 1939 until August 1941, but it continued unofficially until the end of the Nazi regime in 1945. The name T4 was an abbreviat...

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  • Warsaw Ghetto: Death Cards

    Warsaw Ghetto Main Umbrella Project. Jewish Records Indexing Jewish Gen Poland ------------------------------------------ JRI POLAND JEWISH RECORD INDEXING - POLAND The following is a list of all surnames extracted from the Warsaw Ghetto Death Cards Project. ELENBERG : Warszawa Ghetto Deaths Warszawa Gubernia / Warszawa Province (r...

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  • Swieciany Ghetto

    The Swieciany Ghetto was liquidated April 4, 1943. The people were told that they were being resettled in either the Vilna or the Kovno ghettos. The train with the Jews of Swieciany was detained at the Vilna depot while murder operations proceeded with the Jews of Sol. Then the train went to Ponary. When Swieciany Jews found themselves at Ponary they realized that they had been tricked. The...

  • Shanghai Ghetto הגטו בשנחאי

    The Shanghai ghetto , formally known as the Restricted Sector for Stateless Refugees (無国籍難民限定地区 mukokuseki nanmin gentei chiku?), was an area of approximately one square mile in the Hongkou District of Japanese-occupied Shanghai, to which about 20,000 Jewish refugees were relocated by the Japanese-issued Proclamation Concerning Rest...

  • Rejowiec Ghetto

    The Rejowiec Transit Ghetto Transit stop for the murder of Slovak Jews Map of Rejowiec in the Krasnystaw districtRejowiec in the district of Chelm, acquired municipal rights during the 16th Century and became famous thanks to Mikolaj Rej, a distinguished poet of the Polish Renaissance. At the end of the 16th Century Rejowiec was populated mostly by Jews, and by the 20th Century the Jews account...

  • Radom Ghetto גטו ראדום

    Radom Ghetto was a World War II ghetto set up in March 1941 by Nazi Germany in the city of Radom in occupied Poland, for the purpose of persecution and exploitation of the local Polish Jews. Liquidation of the ghetto began in August 1942 and ended in July 1944, with approximately 30,000–32,000 victims sent to their deaths in cattle trucks at the Treblinka extermination camp. ה...

  • Przemysl Ghetto

    The Przemysl Ghetto is situated on the San River, in the former Lwow district of eastern Galicia. Today it is part of Podkarpackie voivodship. Before WW2 about 24,000 Jews lived in the town. The Germans entered the town for the first time on 15 September 1939. Repressions and humiliations, aimed at the Jewish population, started almost immediately. Around 20,000 Jews still lived in Przemysl a...

  • Opole Ghetto

    On February 15, 1941, and February 26, 1941, two deportation transports with 2,003 Jewish men, women and children on board left Vienna Aspang Station bound for Opole, a small town south of Lublin. Opole had a long established Jewish community; when war broke out about 4,000 Jews lived here, i.e. about 70 percent of the population, a proportion which rose further after the beginning of the war...

  • Mlawa ghetto גטו מלאבה

    Mlawa is part of the Plock region, Warsaw. A village with the name of Mlawa dates back to the end of the 14th century with Jews having been cited living there already in 1507. With the third partition of Poland in 1795 Mlawa was annexed to Prussia and by 1807 was included in the principality of Warsaw. In 1815 it became part of the Polish Kingdom. The Jewish population began to develop only...

  • Holocaust: "The Final Solution"

    This Project is dedicated as a Holocaust Master Project Index to the monstrous consortium of "The Final Solution death machine." Please add cherished profiles to the relevant concentration camp and ghetto sub-projects and not to this Master Holocaust Projects Directory . If no appropriate project exists, we will help create one. Please contact curators Hatte Blejer , Pam Karp , Malka Myse...

  • Minsk Ghetto גטו מינסק

    The Minsk Ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union. It was one of the largest in Eastern Europe , and the largest in the German-occupied territory of the Soviet Union. It housed close to 100,000 Jews, most of whom perished in The Holocaust. The ghetto was created soon after the German invasion of the Soviet Union and capture of the city of Minsk, capital of the Be...

  • Lvov Ghetto גטו לבוב

    The Lviv Ghetto or the Lwów Ghetto (also known as Lvov or Lemberg Ghetto , Polish: getto lwowskie) was a World War II ghetto set up in the city of Lwów (now Lviv, Ukraine) on the territory of Nazi-administered General Government in German-occupied Poland. It was one of the largest Jewish ghettos established by Nazi Germany after the joint Nazi-Soviet invasion of Poland. The ci...

  • Eesti teater

    Kuna eesti näitlejatel on eraldi projekt, siis siia koondame eesti teatritega seotud inimesed läbi kõikide ajajärkude: teatrilavastajad, -koreograafid ja balletitantsijad, ballettmeistrid, -repetiitorid, -suflöörid, -dirigendid, -koormeistrid, -orkestrandid ja -kontsertmeistrid, -kunstnikud ja -dekoraatorid -teatripedagoogid, -teadlased ja -...

  • Lublin Ghetto גטו לובלין

    The Lublin Ghetto was a World War II ghetto created by Nazi Germany in the city of Lublin in occupied Poland, on the Nazi-administered territory of the General Government. Its inhabitants were mostly Polish Jews, although a number of Roma were also present. The Lublin Ghetto, set up in March 1941, was one of the first Nazi-era ghettos in occupied Poland to be "liquidated". In November 1942 ar...

  • Kielce Ghetto

    Kielce was occupied on 4 September 1939 by the German army. Approximately 24,000 Jews lived in the town, a third of all inhabitants. Like in all other occupied towns anti-Jewish actions took place immediately: Lootings, expropriations, forced labour and killings were the order of the day. Soon a Judenrat was established. Its first chairman was Moses Pelc who refused to collaborate with th...

  • Izbica Ghetto

    The Izbica Ghetto was a Jewish ghetto created in Izbica in occupied Poland during World War II, serving as a transfer point for deportation of Jews from Poland, Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia to Belzec and Sobibor extermination camp s. SS-Hauptsturmführer Kurt Engels was the commandant of the camp. In the camp, the Jews from Germany were differentiated from Polish Jews by the colo...

  • Dvinsk (Dünaburg, Daugavpils) Ghetto

    Daugavpils Ghetto Following the occupation of Latvia by Nazi Germany in the summer of 1941, the Daugavpils Ghetto (German: Ghetto Dünaburg) was established in an old fortress near Daugavpils. Daugavpils is the second largest city in Latvia and the principal city of the Latgalia region. It was located in southeastern Latvia on the Daugava River. The city was militarily important as a ma...

  • Dabrowa Ghetto

    The place name "Dąbrowa", derived from the Polish word dąb (oak), denotes an "oak grove", as the territory of the original village is believed to be covered by oak forests back in the early days of its existence. Since in the 19th century the settlement grew to be an important coal mining center, its name was supplemented by the adjective "Górnicza" ("mining") in 1919. Du...

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  • Częstochowa Ghetto

    The Częstochowa Ghetto was a Jewish ghetto set up by Nazi Germany in the city of Częstochowa in south-central Poland, for the purpose of persecution and exploitation of local Jews during the German occupation of Poland. The approximate number of people confined to the ghetto at its beginning was around 40,000 and at its peak – right before mass deportations – 48,00...

  • Victims of the Nazi Holocaust - קרבנות הנאצים בשואה

    Victims of the Nazi Holocaust around the World ------ קרבנות הנאצים בשואה This project's mission is to list the names of the victims of the Nazi Holocaust to show that they all live on in our hearts and minds---We will Never Forget, to Remember them forever! This project ho...

  • 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...

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  • Bochnia Ghetto

    Bochnia Ghetto, Krakow In 1941, Bochnia Ghetto, Krakow , a closed ghetto, surrounded by a wooden fence, was established in Bochnia. At the beginning of April 1941, all “Aryan” inhabitants of the future ghetto area were resettled, and in July 1941 Jews were prohibited from leaving the ghetto without a special permit. From October 1941, by order of Hans Frank, to do so was pun...

  • Bilgoraj Ghetto

    The town of Bilgoraj is the principal town of its county in Lublin province. As of 2009 its population was 27.341. It is located on Bilgoraj Plateau, on the Lada River (right tributary of the Tanew River), in the vicinity of Roztoczanski National Park. On August 2, 1919 the province of Lublin consisting of 19 districts was established, including Bilgoraj district with the principal town being B...

  • Bialystok Ghetto גטו ביאלסטוק

    The Bialystok Ghetto was set up by Nazi Germany between July 26 and early August 1941 in the new capital of Bezirk Bialystok district of German-occupied Poland. About 50,000 Jews from the vicinity of Białystok and the surrounding region were herded into a small area of the city. The ghetto was split in two by the Biala River running through it (see map). Most inmates were put to work...

  • Drancy Internment Camp

    The Drancy internment camp of Paris, France, was used to hold Jews who were later deported to the extermination camps. 65,000 Jews were deported from Drancy, of whom 63,000 were murdered[1] including 6,000 children. Only 2,000 remained alive when Allied forces liberated the camp on 17 August 1944. Drancy was under the control of the French police until 1943 when administration was taken over ...

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  • Gurs Internment Camp

    Camp Gurs was an internment and refugee camp constructed by the French government in 1939. The camp was originally set up in southwestern France after the fall of Catalonia at the end of the Spanish Civil War to control those who fled Spain out of fear of retaliation from Francisco Franco's regime. At the start of the World War II, the French government interned Germans and citizens of other ...

  • Stutthof

    KZ Stutthof was the first Nazi concentration camp built outside of 1937 German borders. Completed on September 2, 1939, it was located in a secluded, wet, and wooded area west of the small town of Sztutowo (German: Stutthof). The town is located in the former territory of the Free City of Danzig, 34 km east of Gdańsk, Poland . KZ Stutthof was the last camp liberated by the Allies, on...

  • Ravensbrück

    El Moley Rachamim Holocaust Prayer Ravensbrück was a notorious women's concentration camp during World War II, located in northern Germany, 90 km north of Berlin at a site near the village of Ravensbrück (part of Fürstenberg/Havel). Construction of the camp began in November 1938 by SS leader Heinrich Himmler and was unusual in that it was a camp primarily for women...

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  • Plaszow

    Plaszow Concentration Camp Plaszow was originally a forced labour camp , and subsequently became a concentration camp. Its official designation was Zwangsarbeitslager Plaszow des SS- und Polizeiführers im Distrikt Krakau. The construction of the camp began in summer 1940. Its first prisoners were Poles. In 1941 the camp was extended and the first Jews were deported there. The site ...

  • Jews of the French German Nexus: Alsace, Lorraine / Rhineland

    Chassidei Ashkenaz Some of the first Jewish communities in the Gallo-Roman cities of the extended Rhineland were Treves/Trier Speyer/Spire , Worms , Cologne , Mainz , Metz Strasbourg

  • Nisko Reservation

    The Nisko Plan, also Lublin Plan or Nisko-Lublin Plan, was developed in September 1939 by the Nazi German Schutzstaffel (SS) as a "territorial solution to the Jewish Question". In contrast to the similar "Madagascar" and other Nazi plans, the Nisko Plan was put into effect between October 1939 and April 1940 by Germans' setting up the Lublin reservation, also Nisko reservation, a concentratio...

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  • Oranjehotel ‧ 1940-1945 ‧ Scheveningen

    -2014-apr-01-di-14:31-jMVu- Oranjehotel ‧ 1940-1945 ‧ Scheveningen . . documentatie : hier kunt u via de tab Gevangenen een alfabetische lijst vinden met meer informatie en een foto. Deze is ontleend aan de zgn. Doodenboeken en geeft GEEN compleet beeld van ALLEN die hier gevangen hebben gezeten. Meer internet-adressen met aanvulingen zijn welkom. Zodra een Geni-prof...

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  • Neuengamme Concentration Camp

    El Moley Rachamim Holocaust Prayer The Neuengamme concentration camp , a Nazi concentration camp, was established in 1938 by the SS near the village of Neuengamme in Bergedorf district within the City of Hamburg, Germany. It was in operation from 1938 to 1945. By the end of the war, more than half of its estimated 106,000 prisoners had died. After being used for two prisons by the Hambu...

  • Natzweiler-Struthof

    El Moley Rachamim Holocaust Prayer Natzweiler-Struthof was a German concentration camp located in the Vosges Mountains close to the Alsatian village of Natzwiller (German Natzweiler) in France, and the town of Schirmeck, about 50 km south west from the city of Strasbourg. Natzweiler-Struthof was the only concentration camp established by the Nazis on present-day French territory, though...

  • Maly Trostinets extermination camp

    Maly Trastsianiets extermination camp (see alternate spellings), located near a small village on the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus, was the site of a Nazi extermination camp. Originally built in the summer of 1941, on the site of a Soviet kolkhoz, as a concentration camp, to house Soviet prisoners of war who had been captured following the German attack on the Soviet Union which commenced on Ju...

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  • Ebensee

    The Ebensee concentration camp was established by the SS to build tunnels for armaments storage near the town of Ebensee, Austria in 1943. It was part of the Mauthausen network. Due to the inhumane working and living conditions, Ebensee was one of the worst Nazi concentration camps for the death rates of its prisoners . The SS used several code names: Kalk (English: limestone), Kalksteinbergw...

  • KZ Kaiserwald

    Kaiserwald Jewish DNA Project Kaiserwald was a Nazi German concentration camp near the Riga suburb of Mežaparks in Latvia. Kaiserwald was built in March, 1943, during the period that the German army occupied Latvia. The first inmates of the camp were several hundred convicts from Germany. Following the liquidation of the Riga, Liepāja and Daugavpils (Dvinsk) ghettos in June,...

  • Jasenovac

    Jasenovac concentration camp (Croatian, Serbian: Logor Jasenovac; Serbian Cyrillic: Логор Јасеновац. Yiddish: יאסענאוואץ, Hebrew: יסנובץ, sometimes spelled "Yasenovatz" ) was the largest ...

  • KL Gross-Rosen

    KL Gross-Rosen (Groß-Rosen) was a German concentration camp, located in Gross-Rosen, Lower Silesia (now Rogoźnica, Poland). It was located directly on the rail line between Jauer (now Jawor) and Striegau (now Strzegom). Subcamps: Complex Riese The Main Camp It was set up in the summer of 1940 as a satellite camp to Sachsenhausen, and became an independent camp on May 1...

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  • Flossenbürg concentration camp

    Konzentrationslager Flossenburg was a Nazi concentration camp built in May 1938 by the Schutzstaffel (SS) Economic-Administrative Main Office at Flossenbürg, in the Oberpfalz region of Bavaria, Germany, near the border with Czechoslovakia. Until its liberation in April 1945, more than 96,000 prisoners passed through the camp. About 30,000 died there. -------------------------- ...

  • Dora-Mittelbau (Nordhausen)

    Mittelbau-Dora (also Dora-Mittelbau and Nordhausen-Dora) was a Nazi Germany labour camp that provided workers for the Mittelwerk V-2 rocket factory in the Kohnstein, situated near Nordhausen, Germany. Approximately 60,000 prisoners from 21 nations (mostly Russians, Poles, and French) passed through Dora. An estimated 20,000 inmates died; 9000 died from exhaustion and collapse, 350 hanged (inc...

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  • Dachau

    Dachau concentration camp was the first Nazi concentration camp opened in Germany, located on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory near the medieval town of Dachau, about 16 km (9.9 mi) northwest of Munich in the state of Bavaria, which is located in southern Germany. Opened 22 March 1933 (51 days after Hitler took power), it was the first regular concentration camp established by th...

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  • Buchenwald

    Buchenwald concentration camp was a German Nazi concentration camp established on the Ettersberg (Etter Mountain) near Weimar, Germany, in July 1937, one of the first and the largest of the concentration camps on German soil. Camp prisoners from all over Europe and Russia—Jews, non-Jewish Poles and Slovenes, religious and political prisoners, Roma and Sinti, Freemasons, Jehovah's Witne...

  • Lithuanian Massacres

    The majority of Jews in Lithuania were not required to live in ghettos nor sent to the Nazi concentration camps which by then were just in the preliminary stages of operation. Instead they were shot in pits near their places of residence with the most infamous mass murders taking place in the Ninth Fort near Kaunas and the Ponary Forest near Vilnius. Lithuania’s Jews were thus the first ...

  • Ponary Massacre

    Paneriai (Polish: Ponary, Yiddish: פאנאר/Ponar) is a neighborhood of Vilnius, situated about 10 kilometres away from the city center. It is the largest elderate in the Vilnius city municipality and is located on low forested hills, on the Vilnius-Warsaw road. The Ponary massacre (or Paneriai massacre, Polish: zbrodnia w Ponarach) was the mass-murder of 100...

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  • Babi Yar

    Yar (Russian: Бабий Яр; Ukrainian: Бабин Яр, Babyn Yar) is a ravine in the Ukrainian capital Kiev and a site of a series of massacres carried out by the Nazis during their campaign against the Soviet Union.The most notorious and the best documented of these massacres took place on September 29 ...

  • Sobibor Extermination Camp

    Sobibor was a Nazi German extermination camp located on the outskirts of the town of Sobibór, Lublin Voivodeship of occupied Poland as part of Operation Reinhard; the official German name was SS-Sonderkommando Sobibor. Jews from Poland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Czechoslovakia, as well as Soviet prisoners of war (POWs) (many of them Jewish), were transported to Sobibor by r...

  • Majdanek Concentration Camp

    Majdanek Concentration Camp was a German Nazi concentration camp on the outskirts of Lublin, Poland, established during the German Nazi occupation of Poland. The camp operated from October 1, 1941 until July 22, 1944, when it was captured nearly intact by the advancing Soviet Red Army. Although conceived as a forced labor camp and not as an extermination camp, over 79,000 people died there (59,...

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  • Eesti poliitikud

    Siia kuuluvad kõik eestlastest või/ ja Eestis tegutsenud tuntud poliitikud nii parlamentaarsel kui omavalitsuslikul tasemel Estonian politicians

  • Lutsk (Luck) Ghetto

    Lutsk is a city in Volhynia, the Ukraine and is situated on the river Styr, 470 km from Kyiv. During World War I the Jews suffered both from the armies and from war devastation, as the town changed hands several times and was occupied by Russian and German troops. Between the world wars the Lutsk community led a rich religious and cultural life as well as several social and medical organiza...

  • Holocaust in Latvia

    In Latvia, the Holocaust started on the night of June 23 to June 24, 1941, when in the Grobiņa cemetery SD murderers killed six local Jews, including the town chemist. On the following days 35 Jews were exterminated in Durbe, Priekule and Asīte. On June 29 the Nazi invaders started forming the first Latvian SD auxiliary unit in Jelgava. Mārtiņš Vagulāns...

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  • 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...

  • Eesti kirik

    Siia on plaan koguda Eestiga seotud kirikutegelased ja vaimulikud alllikaid DOKTORIVÄITEKIRI LUTERIUSU KIRIKU SAATUSAASTATEST EESTIS

  • Pithiviers Interment Camp

    Pithiviers Interment Camp (French: Le camp de transit de Pithiviers) was a little interment camp near the French commune of Pithiviers. Pithiviers Interment Camp built in the beginning of WWII in purpose to concentrate German prisoners. After the Nazi occupation in 1941 the camp became an interment camp for Jews, especially for Jews without a French citizenship. In July and August 1942, eig...

  • Jewish people from Ichenhausen

    The purpose of this project is to concentrate all jewish people from the town Ichenhausen. Location: Ichenhausen is located in Landkreis Günzburg, Bavarian Swabia, in the German State of Bavaria. Population: today's Ichenhausen population is about 8,400 people, without jewish. JewishGen Locality Page: Genealogical Resources: In SuperSearch ( ) Website: Births listing from a...

  • Eesti arstid

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti arste läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Arstide loend Vikipeedias

  • Jewish Community of Augsburg, Germany

    HISTORY OF JEWS 
IN THE IMPERIAL CITY OF AUGSBURG by Arthur Obermayer Juedisch Historischer Verein Augsburg (JHVA) Der Augsburger Judenkirchhof by Yehuda Shenef Augsburg , city in Bavaria, Germany; a free imperial city from 1276 to 1806. Documentary evidence of Jews living in Augsburg dates from 1212. Records from the second half of the 13th century show a well-organized communit...

  • Jewish Communities in Germany

    This is an umbrella project for Jewish Communities in Germany. Please list all related projects on this page. The first Jewish population in the region to be later known as Germany came with the Romans to the city now known as Cologne. A "Golden Age" in the first millennium saw the emergence of the Ashkenazi Jews, while the persecution and expulsion that followed the Crusades led to the c...

  • Jewish Communities of Munich, Germany

    History of the Jews in Munich The history of the Jews in Munich dates back to the beginning of the 13th century. Munich is the capital of the German state of Bavaria, which is in Southern Germany, and was the home of the Nazi movement and the site of the model concentration camp at Dachau. Jews were living in Munich at the beginning of the thirteenth century, but they were expelled in 1442,...

  • Eesti arhitektid

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti arhitekte läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Eesti arhitektide loend Vikipeedias Estonian architects

  • Great Migration: Passengers of the Lyon, 1631 & 1632

    In The Planters of the Commonwealth, Banks introduces his passenger list: LYON, William Peirce, Master, sailed from London June 22 [1632] and arrived September 16 [1632] at Boston. 'He brought one hundred and twenty three passengers, whereof fifty children, all in health. They had been twelve weeks aboard and eight weeks from Land's End.' Excerpt from Essex and the Lyon–The peopl...

  • Eesti kultuur

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti kultuuritegelasi läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Kirjanikud ja luuletajad on eraldi projektis: Eesti kirjanikud; Kunstnikud oma oma projektis: Eesti kunstnikud; vt ka muid seotud projekte. Kasulikku teavet: EESTI KULTUUR

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