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  • Watlington Manor, Oxfordshire, England

    Watlington Manor, Oxfordshire, England In 1068 the estate, later known as WATLINGTON manor , was held for 8 hides by Robert d'Oilly , Constable of Oxford castle. He died without male heirs and most of his land went to his brother Nigel d'Oilly , but Watlington may have been granted earlier to his daughter Maud , who married firstly Miles Crispin , custodian of Walling ford castle, and secondl...

  • Eesti Vabadussõda

    Enamusest eesti peredest osales keegi Eesti Vabadussõjas (28.11.1918 -02.02.1920). Paljud neist langesid lahingutes või surid haigustesse. Kokku oli neid 3588 inimest, seal hulgas 233 ohvitseri. Koondame siia projekti oma sugulased ja hõimlased, kes andsid oma elu vabaduse eest. Paneme kirja ka selle, mida me neist teame. Sama märksõna "EESTI VABADUSSÕ...

  • Austro-Hungarian Jews

    This project is here to give us a greater insight into the lives of our ancestors from across the empire and to help us work together to find our common roots. List of Austro-Hungarian Jews Wikipedia Famous People Sigmund Freud : Father of Psychoanalysis. Theodor Herzl : Father of Zionism. Stefan Zweig : Novelist, playwright, journalist, biographer. Franz Kafka : Novelist.

  • Jewish Communities in Bohemia and Moravia, Czech Republic

    This is an umbrella project, listing all of the sub-projects on Jews from towns in Bohemia and Moravia in the Czech Republic. Our goal is to set up a project page for each of the communities, and include links to families from those communities on the particular project page. For a good example of what can be done, see Kojetín , Koloděje , Lomnice , Praha/Prag/Prague and Tuč...

  • Jewish families of Nezvěstice/Nezwestitz

    Nezvěstice is a small village near Plzeň with a small Jewish population which is perhaps most interesting for being the place of birth of Rudolf Slánský, the Communist politician. We'd be keen to trace the Slánskýs back.

  • 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...

  • Dutch Diaspora from ZEELAND

    Dutch Diaspora ‧ NLD provincie ZEELAND LANDVERHUIZERS Overzee uit ZEELAND - 1848-1877 ‧ 3688× ‧ zie ook: www.zeeuwengezocht.nl en www.wiewaswie.nl v: = vertrek:jaar ~ departure ~ depart NOTA BENE: hier staan ALEEN de gezins-hoofden; echtelieden en kinderen worden niet vermeld in www.gahetna.nl Volgorde PLAATSEN van HERKOMST niet alpha-betisch, maar naar...

  • American Revolutionary War

    For DAR information, see Daughters of the American Revolution ‎. The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) or American War of Independence began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and concluded in a global war between several European great powers. The war was the culmination of the political American Revolution, wher...

  • 35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy

    35th IAJGS International Conference on Jewish Genealogy Jerusalem, Ramada Hotel, 6-10 July 2015. Conference Details IAJGS 2015 Jerusalem Subscribing to Discussions Geni Israel Israel Projects Portal ------------------------------------- Please add your name to this alphabetic list with a live link if you plan to attend. Geni Jerusalem Conf...

  • Diarists

    Diarists A diarist is person who keeps a diary. A diary is a record of personal experiences, observations and reflections, usually written daily; also called a journal , although journal-writing can be less frequent. Diaries often provides information for memoirists , autobiographers or biographers but they are not generally written with the intention of being published as they stand. Man...

  • Essayists

    EssayistsAn Essayist is a writer who produce essays. Essays are short literary pieces of work in which the author presents their own arguments and reflections; compositions on a particular theme or subject, usually in prose and generally analytic, speculative, or interpretative. Essayists may write on a number of topics like politics, education, social issues, literary criticisms, environment, ...

  • Biographers

    BiographersA biographer is someone who writes, composes or produces a biography.A biography is an account of a person's life written, composed or produced by another person.Someone who writes their own biography an autobiographer . Plutarch of ancient Greece was one of the earliest biographers and his work ‘Parallel Lives’ , one of the earliest known biographies. Biograper - Study...

  • Jewish Families from Podivin (Kostel), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Podivin (Kostel) in the Czech Republic. Podivin (Kostel)'s Jewish community is said to be the oldest in Moravia. According to Cosmas of Prague (d. 1125), a Jew named Podiva founded (1067) the castle which was named after him "Podivin"; this is still the Slavic name of the town (Pertz, "Monumenta...

  • Jewish Families from Břeclav (Lundenburg), South Moravia, Czech Republic

    The project seeks to assemble all of the Jewish families from the small town of Břeclav (Lundenburg) in Moravia. Representatives from each family in Břeclav: Markus Bittner Bernhard Böhmer Löwi Brum Jakob Ditz Jakob Eisinger David Ellenbogen David Fischer Eleasar Frank

  • Irish Writers

    Irish Writers For a comparatively small island, Ireland has made a disproportionately large contribution to world literature The earliest recorded Irish writing dates from the seventh century and was produced by monks writing in both Latin and Early Irish. The English language was introduced to Ireland in the thirteenth century, following the Norman Conquest of Ireland. The Irish language, ...

  • The Dutch Wood for the Trees project

    This projects has the aim to explain the way about, how to browse through film roles with ‘original Dutch records’ by using the Mormon database at Familysearch.org

  • Svenska präster genom tiderna

    Svenska präster genom tiderna Projekt som startades 2012 med målet att samla alla kyrkans män (biskopar, kyrkoherdar, komministrar, kompastorer, teologer, teologiestuderande etc.) i Sverige och alla landskap som tillhört Sverige (exempelvis de i Finland och Baltikum) från reformationen och framåt. En avskrift av personens biografi från herdamin...

  • Svenska apotekare

    Projektets syfte är att samla kunskaper om apotekare och apotekares villkor genom tiderna i Sverige. Med "Sverige" menas här de områden som varit under svenskt inflytande. Dvs bland annat under lång tid även nuvarande Finland, delar av Baltikum, och under tider även delar av norra Tyskland. Från början rekryterades utbildade apotekare fr&#...

  • Film producers

    producers=Film producers prepare and then supervise the making of a film before presenting the product to a financing entity or a film distributor. Either employed by a production company or independent, they help the creative people as well as the accounting personnel The average Hollywood film made in 2013 had just over 10 producer credits (3.2 producers, 4.4 executive producers, 1.2 co-produ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Dachau Concentration Camp - מחנה הריכוז דכאו

    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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  • Lyricists

    Lyricists>===... embracing Librettists, Songwriters and Singer SongwritersLyricists and songwriters write the words to an original piece of music and collaborate with composers and music artists to produce the final songs.A lyricist is a musician who specialises in writing lyrics. A lyricist who also composes the music for the songs he writes is called a songwriter .A singer who writes the lyri...

  • 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...

  • Emmy Award winners

    Emmy, is a television production award, and is considered the television equivalent to the Academy Awards (for film) and the Grammy Awards (for music). External links International Emmy Award Winners USA Prime Time Emmy Award Winners USA Daytime Emmy Award Winners Canada - Gemini Award Australia - Logie Award

  • Screen Actors Guild Award

    The Screen Actors Guild Award (also known as the SAG Award) is an accolade given by the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) to recognize outstanding performances in film and primetime television. The statuette given, a nude male figure holding both a mask of comedy and a mask of tragedy, is called "The Actor". It is 16 inches (41 cm) tall, ...

  • War of 1812

    Project around those who fought in the American-Anglo War of 1812. If you add a profile and know any specific battles they served in, please feel free to create a project for that battle and link it to this page under the 'add a related project' section to the right. ----- General description from wikipedia: "The War of 1812 was a military conflict fought between the forces of the...

  • Screenwriters

    Screenwriters Definitions Screenwriter : A person who writes a screenplay. Screenplay : The script of a film, including acting instructions and scene directions In the broader sense a screenplay writer, screenwriter for short, also scriptwriter or scenarist, is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media such as films, television programs, ...

  • Reichbart Family

    Reichbart Family from Lodz, Poland See extensive family tree chart under Project Document's liink upper right. The Reichbart s originated in the shtetls surrounding Lodz, Poland. My wife, Barbara Melmed nee Goldstein (formerly Nathan) is descended from a Reichbart (Barbara's mother's mother's mother was Mary Reichbart). As far as I can determine, all Reichbarts are related, alth...

  • Eestlased Ühendriikides / Estonians in USA

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumad eestlased Ameerika Ühendriikides läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • 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...

  • Jewish families from Česká Lípa (Böhmisch Leipa), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Česká Lípa (Böhmisch Leipa) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • Eestlased Kanadas / Estonians in Canada

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid eestlasi Kanadas läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Siin võiks olla isikud kes on tuntud Kanada eestlaste kogukonnas (näiteks Kanada eestlaste organisatsioonide eestvedaja) ja Kanada ühiskonnas või terves maailmas oma alal (nt tippteadlane, tuntud kirjanik, kunstnik, arhitekt, insener, fotograaf, disain...

  • Rabivere Polli- Jaani järglased.

    Siia projekti on oodatud kõik Polli- Jaani järglased. Polli- Jaan: 4.07.2015 toimub järjekordne Mesila suguvõsa kokkutulek. Kõik kes teavad ennast olevat siia projekti lisatud isikute järglased, on oodatud ka kokkutulekule. Lähem info: ja

  • Eesti teadlased

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid teadlasi, akadeemikuid ja teadustööde ning avastustega seotud Eestimaa isikuid läbi kõigi ajajärkude.

  • "Eesti Üliõpilasselts"

    EESTI ÜLIÕPILASTE SELTS Eesti Üliõpilaste Seltsi nimetus inglise keeles on Estonian Students' Society , saksa keeles Verein Studierender Esten ja ladina keeles Societas Studiosorum Estonorum. Eesti üliõpilasorganisatsioonide loend Eesti Üliõpilasselts koduleht Eesti Üliõpilasselts liikmeskond

  • Gateway profiles

    From Nat Taylor's A Genealogist's Sketchbook : What is a Gateway Ancestor? " ... in broad terms, a gateway ancestor is any individual with known or traceable ancestry in a specific group who intermarries into a target group, and therefore adds a new set of ancestors to his or her descendants in the target group. For example, every immigrant from one country to another is a potential gatew...

  • Eesti arstid

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

  • Israeli all Knesset members חברי כל כנסות ישראל

    The Knesset (Hebrew: ‎הכנסת‎ ; lit. the gathering or assembly; Arabic: الكنيست‎) is the unicameral legislature of Israel, located in Givat Ram, Jerusalem. Role in Israeli Government The legislative branch of the Israeli government, the Knesset enacts laws, elects the president and prime ...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Patriots

    A project for DAR members to meet each other, and for non-members to find ancestors that enable them to join. Use the related projects below to help focus your DAR research goals. Geni Project - DAR Patriots Geni Project - DAR Descendants Geni Project - DAR Daughters "The Daughters of the American Revolution is a charitable organization that requires members be women over 18 able to...

  • Jewish Families of Hodonin (Göding), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Hodonín (Göding) in today's Czech Republic. The KehilaLinks page on Hodonín (JewishGen) tells us that "a Jewish community existed in Hodonín as early as the first half of the 17th century. Most Jewish families of the fairly large community were expelled from the town in the ...

  • Väliseestlased / Estonians abroad / Utlandsester / Estländer im ausland

    See projekt on mõedud nendele kellel on sugulased välismaal või on elanud välismaal. Ka nendele kes üldse ei ole olnud Eestis ja on sugulased siin. Kõik kogemused ja sündmused on huvitavad. Keel ei pruugi olla eesti keel. This project is intended for those who have relatives abroad or has lived abroad. Also, for those who have not been in E...

  • Eesti „Raadiohääled“ ja „Telenäod“

    Tere Genilane Mulle on kogu aeg tundunud, et Genis pole veel kohta, kuhu koguda kokku kõik need tuntud isikud keda teame enamasti vaid seetõttu, et me kuuleme nende häält raadist või keda me õhtust-õhtusse kohtame teleriekraanil. Siin on nüüd nende kodu!

  • Eesti teater

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

  • Poets Laureate

    Poets Laureate A poet laureate (plural: poets laureate) is a poet officially appointed by a government or conferring institution, who is often expected to compose poems for special events and occasions. The Italians Albertino Mussato (1315) and Francesco Petrarca (1342) were among the first to be crowned poets laureate after the classical age. In Britain, the term dates from the appointme...

  • Skull and Bones

    Skull and Bones is an undergraduate senior or secret society at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. It is a traditional peer society to Scroll and Key and Wolf's Head, as the three senior class 'landed societies' at Yale. The society is known informally as "Bones," and members are known as "Bonesmen." Until 1971, the organization published annual membership rosters, which were kept at Yale...

  • Yale University

    Yale University Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Incorporated as the "Collegiate School," the institution traces its roots to 17th-century clergymen who sought to establish a college...

  • 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...

  • Eesti Õigeusu Vaimulikud

    Projekti eesmärk on koondada ja koguda läbi ajaloo Eesti õigeusu kogudustes tegutsenud vaimulikke. Õigeusu kirikus loetakse vaimulike hulka lisaks preestrile ja diakonile ka köster-salmilugeja, kes preestrite kõrval aitasid läbi viia jumalateenistusi, osalesid kirikutalitustel, korraldasid koguduse asju, olid õpetajad kihelkonnakoolides. ...

  • Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

    The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the President of the United States and is—along with the comparable Congressional Gold Medal bestowed by an act of U.S. Congress—the highest civilian award in the United States. It recognizes those individuals who have made "an especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, w...

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  • Prominent Historians and Philosophers

    Prominent Historians and Philosophers who have made major contributions to our understanding of our world and the human condition. Selected profiles list by activity period: BCE Pythagoras - Ὁ Πυθαγόρας (c. 570 BCE – c. 495 BCE ) Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder of the religious movement o...

  • Eesti kirik

    Siia on plaan koguda Eestiga seotud kirikutegelased ja vaimulikud alllikaid

  • SmartCopy

    Tool for copying genealogical data into Geni. SmartCopy is a Google Chrome browser extension that allows advanced Geni users to copy information and profiles from various sources into Geni. It provides quick access to research links and HistoryLink tools. Download SmartCopy Supported Sites MyHeritage Data ( SuperSearch, Smart Matches, Record Matches ). MyHeritage Genealogies Billi...

  • Novelists

    Novelists This is a universal project for profiles of Novelists on GENi A novelist is a person who writes novels A novel is a book length narrative, normally in prose, which describes fictional characters and events, usually in the form of a sequential story. Fictionality is most commonly cited as distinguishing novels from historiography. References and Sources List of Novelists ...

  • Writers and Novelists

    Writers and Novelists Celebrated and influential writers from around the world. List of Novelists from England 20 of America’s iconic writers French writers German writers

  • Het Nederlands Verzet 1940-1945 - Dutch Resistance 1940-1945

    Het Nederlands Verzet 1940-1945 Het Nederlands verzet in de Tweede Wereldoorlog is de verzamelnaam voor alle personen en groepen die tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog weerstand boden aan de Duitse bezetting van Nederland (1940-1945) en de Japanse bezetting van Nederlands-Indië (1942-1945). Het verzet kenmerkte zich in vergelijking met andere bezette landen door relatief weinig gewapend en...

  • Dutch Diaspora from Zeeland : Zierikzee

    Dutch Diaspora from Zeeland : Zierikzee

  • 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...

  • Playwrights

    Playwrights A playwright , also known as a dramatist , is a person who writes dramatic literature or drama. These works may be written specifically to be performed by actors, or they may be closet dramas - simple literary works - written using dramatic forms, but not meant for performance. The earliest playwrights in Western literature with surviving works are the Ancient Greeks. These ea...

  • Brick-Wall Workshop

    This is an open group collaborative project for assistance on genealogy "Brick-Walls". We all have them - some we have been successful at overcoming, others still give us continued grief as we all like to complete our ancestor line as far back as possible to learn our family heritage. Basic genealogy 101 teaches us that most "Brick-Walls" are due to human error - enumerator mis-spellings, and...

  • 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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  • Devon - Famous People

    Famous People Connected to Devon Image right - Sir Francis Drake Please add information about people of renown connected to Devon, 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 th...

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  • 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...

  • British Writers: D - G

    British Writers: D - G This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources. Names are arranged alphabetically and spread across 6 projects to handle the numbers. (A - C) : (*D - G): (H - K) : (L - P) : (Q - S) : (T - Z) . How to add a link is explained in the ...

  • 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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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Jewish Pogroms

    About Jewish Pogroms This is an umbrella project for Jewish Pogroms though the ages. Please join the project and add your profiles. In the Shadow of the Holocaust The term " pogrom " in the meaning of large-scale, targeted, and repeated anti-Jewish rioting, saw its first use in the 19th century, in reference to the anti-Jewish pogroms in the Russian Empire. It is the destruction, lootin...

  • Jewish Families of Leszno (formerly Lissa)

    Lissa is a well known birthplace of many Jewish leaders. According to Yad Vashem some 519 persons who were born in Lissa were murdered by the Nazis in the Holocaust. Most were residing in larger towns and cities at the time of WW2, particularly Berlin. Lissa was a center of Jewish studies. Present day Lissa can be investigated on the web , There is a museum in the town that holds some importa...

  • Marx Family of Frankenthal and Mannheim, Baden Germany

    Frankenthal (Pfalz), once third capital of the Palatinate, is today as an emerging and vibrant regional center in the metropolitan area known Rhein-Neckar. The straightforwardness of the city and its central location to know the nearly 50,000 residents as their guests alike appreciate. Surrounded by fertile fields, orchards and vineyards, sun-drenched Frankenthal has a feel that combines the ...

  • 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...

  • British Writers: A - C

    British Writers: A - C This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources. Names are arranged alphabetically and spread across 6 projects to handle the numbers. (*A - C): (D - G) : (H - K) : (L - P) : (Q - S) : (T - Z) . How to add a link is explained in the ...

  • Polish Resistance Movements during WWII

    Of Major Significance The Polish resistance movement in World War II, with the Polish Home Army at its forefront, was the largest underground resistance in all of Nazi-occupied Europe. The Polish Underground State as it is termed, encapsulates the underground resistance organisations in Poland during WWII, military and civilian, both loyal to the Polish Government in exile, in London. It en...

  • French Resistance Movements during WWII

    Background of the Movements The French Resistance movement is an umbrella term which covered numerous anti-German resistance groups that were based within France. There were a number of resistance movements, some that took direct orders from the Special Operations Executive , there was the communist resistance, groups loyal to de Gaulle , regional resistance movements that wanted independen...

  • German Resistance Movement between 1933 - 1945

    The German Resistance movement consisted of several disparate political and ideological strands, which represented different classes of German society. A few civilian resistance groups developed, but the Army was the only organization with the capacity to overthrow the government, and from within it a small number of officers came to present the most serious threat posed to the Nazi regime, the...

  • Grodenchik

    Grodenchik project is to find all Grodenchik's that have family who were born in Slonim, Belarus.

  • Greek Resistance Movements during WWII

    The Greek resistance movements were precipitated by the invasion and occupation of Greece from 1941-1944 by Nazi Germany and its allies Italy and Bulgaria. The movements, both communist and non-communist (EAM) battled the Axis occupiers in an effort, not only to save Greece, but also to save the Jews living there. Those involved risked their lives through many different and dangerous activi...

  • Danish Resistance Movements during WWII

    På dansk for neden, danish below The Danish Resistance Movement (Danish: Modstandsbevægelsen) was an underground insurgency movement to resist the German occupation of Denmark during World War II. By the German occupation in 1943 many Danes were involved in underground activities, ranging from producing illegal publications to espionage and sabotage. Resistance agents killed an ...

  • Notable & Notorious New Yorkers

    no·ta·ble Adjective: worthy of attention or notice; remarkable noun: a famous or important person. no·to·ri·ous Adjective: famous or well known, typically for some bad quality or deed. Please add the profiles of prominent people who were born in the U.S. City of New York, lived in New York, or for whom New York is a significant part of their ...

  • Italian Resistance Movements during WWII

    The Italian resistance movement (Italian: Resistenza italiana or just Resistenza) comprised different ideological and political groups. Opposing the occupying German forces and the Italian Fascist puppet regime of the Italian Social Republic during the later years of the war they were known as the Italian resistance and Italian partisans. Outline of the situation In 1943, the Allied occup...

  • Norwegian Resistance Movements during WWII

    This project is an outline of the Norwegian resistance to the occupation of Norway by Nazi Germany which began after Operation Weserübung in 1940 and ended in 1945. Resistance movements during World War II took place in Norway through a variety of actions, military organization, disinformation and propaganda, guerilla attacks and outright warfare. The more organized military defense an...

  • the PULITZER prizes ✒ since 1917

    under construction ! the Pulitzer Prize: honoring Excellence in journalism and the arts since 1917 〮 Pulitzer Prize Boards 2011-2012 see website 2010-2011 see website 2009-2010 see website 〮 Winners and Finalists 2011 Journalism Letters, Drama and Music no special citations 〮 Past Winners & Finalists Journalism Beat Reporting 1991-200...

  • Jewish Families of Skalat

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Skałat, Ukraine. JewishGen KehilaLinks Skalat page Gesher Galicia Skalat page JRI-Poland Skalat page Virtual Jewish Library Skalat page SKALAT (Pol. Skałat), town in Tarnopol district, Ukraine. Formerly within Poland, Skalat passed to Austria in 1772, reverting to Poland between the two world w...

  • FTDNA Family Finder Matches

    FTDNA Family Finder 23andMe and Gedmatch matches: 207891 (Gábor Balogh) 239777 (Sándor Balogh) 307786 (Agnes Piszker) 378284 (Noemi Balogh) 244215 (Daniel Balogh) 290476 (David Balogh) 346645 (Eszter Balogh) You are welcome to join my FTDNA family group here: [ ] A Google Site with genealogy and genetics: [ ]

  • British Writers: T - Z

    British Writers: T - Z This project is a place to gather together profiles of British born writers of all genres. Those with bold links have profiles on Geni. Links that are not bold are to other sources. Names are arranged alphabetically and spread across 6 projects to handle the numbers. (A - C) : (D - G) : (H - K) : (L - P) : (Q - S) : (*T - Z). How to add a link is explained in the ...

  • Portail français

    Bienvenue sur le portail français de Geni ! For an introduction in English, please go to the International French Portal . Objectif L’objectif du portail se résume en quatre points… Faciliter la coopération entre francophones dans la recherche généalogique L’amorce de nouveaux projets communs qui concernent la communaut...

  • KZ Treblinka

    Treblinka Extermination Camp Konzentrationslager (Concentration Camp) Treblinka (Polish pronunciation: [trɛˈbʎinka]) was a Nazi extermination camp in occupied Poland during World War II near the village of Treblinka in the modern-day Masovian Voivodeship of Poland. The camp, which was constructed as part of Operation Reinhard, operated between July 23, 1942 and October ...

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  • Eesti metsavennad

    Metsavennad olid mehed ja naised, kes aastatel 1940-1941 ja alates 1944. aasta septembrist, mil Eesti oli okupeeritud nõukogude võimu poolt, sõdisid relvastatult okupatsioonivõimu vastu. Metsavendade võitluse eesmärk oli kaitsta oma perekondi ja iseennast võõrvõimu vägivalla vastu. Nad lootsid taastada Eesti iseseisvuse. Me...

  • Karjala / Karelen / Karelia

    Karjala (Finnish) / Karelen (Swedish) / Karelia (English) Karelia can generally be defined as the region of land between the Baltic Sea and White Sea settled by the Karelian ethnic group approximately 8,000 years ago. The region has been culturally divided since the 13th century into two halves, Western Karelia (also known as Swedish Karelia or Finnish Karelia) and Eastern Karelia (also known...

  • Notable Scots in Scotland and Throughout the World

    As most people know, Scotland is a small country (30,414 sq mi or 78,387 km) that occupies the northern portion of the United Kingdom. Scotland has a very old history with a unique culture. Throughout the ages, and for various reasons, many Scots have immigrated to other parts of the world. The purpose of this project is to put under one roof all the notable Scots both in Scotland and throughou...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 näitlejad

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti näitlejaid läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Samuti sobivad siia kõik muud teatritega seostuvad isikud: lavastajad, teatrite juhid, teatriteadlased, teatrikriitikud jne. Hakatuseks wikipediast Eesti näitlejate kategooria Viide Wikipediasse Eesti näitlejate loend (need kelle kohta on lugu Wiki...

  • Royal Academy of Arts ‧ London England

    -under construction-2012-VII-10-08:36-etc. to follow soon- Royal Academy of Arts ‧ London England ‧ since ... chronological proloog : rival in the Society of Artists when? foundation - alfabetical —A— —B— William BLAKE ‧ 1757-1827 ‧ • Edward Coley BURNE-JONES ‧ 1833-1898 ‧ • ...

  • Jewish Families from Nove Mesto nad Vahom, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Nove Mesto nad Vahom, Slovakia. NOVE MESTO NAD VAHOM (Slovak, Nové Mesto nad Váhom; Hung, Vágúhely), town in western Slovakia, since 1993 Slovak Republic. During the reign of King Luis the Great (1342–1382), Jews lived there, were expelled, and later permitted to return. In 1465 th...

  • Vedra kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. 'Projekt "Vedra kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. ]

  • Jewish Families of Częstochowa

    This is a project for Jewish Families of Częstochowa, This project aims to assemble all of the Jewish families from the town of Częstochowa. We welcome collaborators. There are a lot of families to find and enter. Feel free to join the project and enter the names of families who lived in Częstochowa. Go to ACTIONS (top right of the profile) click on ADD TO PROJECT. Select...

  • Basque diaspora

    The Basque diaspora is the name given to describe people of Basque origin living outside their traditional homeland on the borders between Spain and France. Many Basques have left the Basque Country for other parts of the globe for economic and political reasons. Notable Basque emigrants José de Anchieta , Jesuit missionary to Brazil. Domingo Martínez de Irala , Spanish co...

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