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  • Jewish Families of Warsaw

    Warsaw was built on the banks of the Vistula River. The city has been capital of various reorganizations of Poland's territory since the 16th century, when Zygmunt III, commemorated in the famous Zymunt Column, moved the capital of Poland from Krakow. The history of Warsaw spans over 1400 years. In that time, the city evolved from a cluster of villages to the capital of a major European power...

  • 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...

  • Early Families of Scituate, Massachusetts

    Scituate, Massachusetts is a small town on the South Shore of Massachusetts, south of Boston and northwest of the start of Cape Cod. It was first resettled by Europeans starting in 1623, with major resettlement beginning in 1627 and 1628 under the jurisdiction of the General Court at Plymouth. By 1636, it was developed enough to begin managing some of its own affairs. 31 of the earliest famil...

  • 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...

  • Famous Sculptors

    Project under construction ............ The great sculptors through the ages Classical Greek Sculpture • V - I centuries BCE Myron (mid 5th-century BCE ) One of the greatest sculptors of Early Classical Greek sculpture. Famous sculpture: the disc thrower known as Discobolus (c.425 BCE). Phidias (488-431 BCE ). One of the greatest sculptors of Classical Antiquity, and the gr...

  • Jewish Families of Pittsburgh, PA

    This project seeks to collect representatives from all of the early Jewish families who settled in Pittsburgh, PA. The Pittsburgh Jewish Genealogy Society History’s alive in Pittsburgh Today the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers sparkle, and Pittsburgh is the fifth greenest city in America. Conde Nast Traveler has named Pittsburgh one of the best places in the world to ...

  • 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 ...

  • International Dutch Portal

    Tracing ancestors in The Netherlands and Flanders. (This portal is associated with the Portaal voor Nederlandstaligen , the portal for Dutch speaking Geni users) . This is the access point for the global Geni user community to the Dutch speaking users and Dutch-language sources. This portal helps you to find... Dutch-speaking users who can help you with your research access to onlin...

  • Políticos e Diplomatas Brasileiros

    Este Projeto pretende elencar os célebres políticos e diplomatas brasileiros, sem uma classificação única, para que no futuro se possa desmembra-lo em subprojetos próprios. Adelfo Poli Monjardim (1903 - ?) Aderbal Ramos da Silva (1911 — 1985) Aécio Neves ( 1960) Afonso Arinos de de Melo Franco Filho (1930) Afonso Celso de Assis...

  • 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...

  • Abingdon Abbey, Berkshire,(now Oxfordshire), England

    Abingdon Abbey, Berkshire, (now Oxfordshire), England= Abingdon Abbey was a Benedictine monastery also known as St Mary's Abbey located in Abingdon, historically in the county of Berkshire but now in Oxfordshire, England.[1]===History===The abbey was supposedly founded in 675 either by Cissa, viceroy of Centwine, king of the West Saxons, or by his nephew Hean, in honour of the Virgin Mary, for ...

  • 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...

  • Kentucky Women Remembered

    Kentucky Women Remembered=Kentucky Women Remembered is an exhibit in the Kentucky State Capitol that honors the contributions of women from the Commonwealth. The exhibit consists of over 60 watercolor portraits of outstanding Kentucky women. The Kentucky Commission on Women receives nominations and selects two to four honorees each year to be included. The exhibit includes famous Kentucky music...

  • United States Civil Rights Movement

    (1896–1954) The Civil Rights Movement in the United States was a long, primarily nonviolent struggle to bring full civil rights and equality under the law to all Americans. The movement has had a lasting impact on United States society, in its tactics, the increased social and legal acceptance of civil rights, and in its exposure of the prevalence and cost of racism. The American Civ...

  • Clergy in our family

    Clergy in our family Tracing the faith and religious convictions of your family This project will work in conjunction with the "History Project" to give you a report of how many Clergy(equivalent in any Religion or Faith) were in your family. Please add ANY profiles of ANY Clergy or equivalent in any Religion or Faith to this project, to take advantage of the "History Project App" . O...

  • Models

    A model (from Middle French modèle//aew),is a person who is employed to promote, display, or advertise commercial products (notably fashion clothing) or to serve as a visual object for people who are creating works of art. Modelling ("modeling" in American English) is considered to be different from other types of public performance, such as an acting, dancing or being a mime artist. T...

  • Historic Houses of Oxfordshire, England

    Historic Houses of Oxfordshire, See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Blenheim Palace The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Oxfordshire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings as appropriate. GENi profiles of people associated with those establishments can be linked to this project and/or to...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Historic Houses of Berkshire, England

    Historic Houses of Berkshire, England See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Windsor Castle This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Berkshire, with links to sub-projects for specific buil...

  • Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

    Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England= Beaumont Palace built outside the north gate of Oxford was intended by Henry I about 1130 to serve as a royal palace conveniently close to the royal hunting-lodge at Woodstock (now part of the park of Blenheim Palace). Its former presence is recorded in Beaumont Street, Oxford. Set into a pillar on the north side of the street, near Walton Street, ...

  • Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England

    Woodstock Palace, Oxfordshire, England= Woodstock Palace was a royal residence in the English town of Woodstock, Oxfordshire.Henry I of England built a hunting lodge here and in 1129 he built 7 miles (11 km) of walls to create the first enclosed park, where lions and leopards were kept. The lodge became a palace under Henry's grandson, Henry II, who spent time here with his mistress, Rosamund C...

  • Wesleyan University

    Wesleyan University= University is a private liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut, USA, founded in 1831. Wesleyan is the only Baccalaureate College in the nation that emphasizes undergraduate instruction in the arts and sciences, also provides graduate research in many academic disciplines, and grants PhD degrees primarily in the sciences and mathematics. Wesleyan is the second most ...

  • Daughters of the American Revolution - Daughters

    Appropriate Profiles This project is designed to link all proven DAR Daughters. It would be beneficial to potential Daughters and researchers to include the patriot's ancestor number somewhere in the "About Me" section of the daughter's profile along with their DAR member number. If you do not know the patriot's ancestor number, you can find it on this website . Famous Daughters Susan B...

  • Persian Scholars & Scientists

    Persia was a cradle of science in ancient times. Persian scientists contributed to the current understanding of nature, medicine, mathematics, and philosophy. Iran is an example of a country that has made considerable advances through education and training. Seventy percent of its science and engineering students are women. The 12th century mathematician Muhammad Ibn Musa-al-Khwarazmi creat...

  • Early Families of Milford, Connecticut

    Milford lies in New Haven County on Long Island sound and is separated from the township of Stratford on the west by the Housatonic river, and about 10 miles S.W. of New Haven. The town, one of the original six plantations of New Haven Colony, was established in 1639, two years after the Pequot War, by Reverend Peter Prudden (lot 40). First named Wepowage, the Indian name for the river that flo...

  • Persian Jewish Genealogy Portal

    Persian Jewish Projects on Geni Umbrella Project Judaism is among the oldest religions practiced in Iran and the Biblical Book of Esther contains references to the experiences of the Jews in Persia. Jews have had a continued presence in Iran since the time of Cyrus the Great of the Achaemenid Empire. Cyrus invaded Babylon and freed the Jews from Babylonian captivity. Today, it is esti...

  • Mathematicians

    Mathematicians are people with an extensive knowledge of mathematics who use this knowledge in their work, typically to solve mathematical problems. Mathematics is concerned with numbers, data, collection, quantity, structure, space, and change. List of notable mathematicians For a complete list, please see: Mathematicians Project Profiles . Rob Lyons Sir Isaac Newton Johann Bernoul...

  • Ancestors of Queen Elizabeth II

    Queen Elizabeth II present sovereign of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms, is the daughter of George VI, the second-eldest son of George V and Mary of Teck; and of Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (later Queen Elizabeth, and, after her daughter's accession to the throne, the Queen Mother), the daughter of Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne and his wife, Cecilia...

  • Hohenzollern

    The purpose of this project is to display a list of all ruling members of the house of Hohenzollern. Region of Nuremberg, Ansbach, Kulmbach and Bayreuth, (Franconia and Bavaria, Germany) Burgraves of Nuremberg 1105-1440 Frederick I/III 1192-1200/1204 also count of Zollern Frederick II/IV 1204-1218 son of Frederick I/III, also count of Zollern Conrad I/III 1218-1261/1262 son of Fredr...

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  • Famous First

    Famous First This fun fact project is a collection of famous first profiles, Who was the first person to ...? and are you related ? Feel free to add profiles that are not listed yet. Famous Firsts of the 1500s Ivan IV (the Terrible) 1547 --- 1st Tsar of Russia. Queen Mary I (Bloody Mary) 1553 --- 1st reigning queen of England. Sofinisba Anguissola 1559 --- 1st woman artist to gain...

  • Engineer

    engineer is a professional practitioner of engineering, concerned with applying scientific knowledge, mathematics, and ingenuity to develop solutions for technical, societal and commercial problems. Engineers design materials, structures, and systems while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost. The word engineer is derived from the Latin words ingenia...

  • Attorneys to Judges - the American Legal System

    The justice system in the United States is one of the most unique in the world. It consists of two separate levels of courts, state and federal, that can peacefully co-exist under the concept of federalism . The type of court that a case is tried in depends on the law, state or federal, that was allegedly violated. Most of the laws that govern our day-to-day living are state laws; violations of...

  • Koninklijk Instituut & Akademie van Wetenschappen KNAW

    Het Koninklijk Instituut 1808-1851 De Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen ‧ b ‧ Foto: De KNAW is gehuisvest in een Amsterdams grachtenpand dat ooit bezit was van de rijke familie TRIP . ‧ As the forum, conscience, and voice of the arts and sciences in the Netherlands, the Academy promotes the quality of scientific and scholarly work and strive...

  • Jewish Families from Brložec (Bürles), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seems to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Brložec (Bürles) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • Jewish Families from Hořelice (Horschelitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    The project seeks to collect all the Jewish families from Hořelice (Horschelitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • Gårdshistorikk: Uttakleiv, Vestvågøy, Nordland, Norge

    Kilde Kilde Buksnes Bygdebok av Ola Berg , Bind II, 2. Opplag ( ) _____________________________________________________ Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 9 Ballstad og GÅRDSNR.10 Ballstadøy GÅRDSNR. 20 Bolle GÅRDSNR. 16 Buksnes GÅRDSNR. 31 Bø GÅRDSNR. 37 Farstad GÅRDSNR. 23 Flæsa GÅRDSNR. 15 Gjerstad GÅRDSN...

  • Gårdshistorikk: Opdøl, Vestvågøy, Nordland, Norge

    Kilde ==== Kilde Buksnes Bygdebok av Ola Berg , Bind II, 2. Opplag ( GÅRDSNR. 9 Ballstad og GÅRDSNR.10 Ballstadøy* GÅRDSNR. 20 Bolle * GÅRDSNR. 16 Buksnes* GÅRDSNR. 31 Bø* GÅRDSNR. 37 Farstad* GÅRDSNR. 23 Flæsa* GÅRDSNR. 15 Gjerstad * GÅRDSNR. 7 Græna Nordre og Søndre* GÅRDSNR. 16 Døn...

  • „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...

  • 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...

  • Seven Sisters Alumnae

    The Seven Sisters , also sometimes called the "Female Ivy League," are a group of seven women's colleges that have educated some of the brightest minds in American history. Today, five remain as women's colleges, while one (Vassar) has become co-educational and one (Radcliffe) has merged with its "brother" institution. Known for their exceptionally strong alumnae networks, both as individual ...

  • Is there a Doctor in the house?

    Do you have medical practitioners in your family?==Add profiles and trace the professionThis project is to trace the medical profession in families. With the use of " History Link " and, profiles added here, you will be able to find, at a glance, how many in your family chose this career of healing.== History Link History link is a project and application that allows you to see at a glance, you...

  • 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...

  • Historic Houses of Kinross-shire, Scotland

    Historic Houses of Kinross-shire, Scotland See Historic Houses of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - This project needs developing - if you wish to work on it please contact June or Terry who would be delighted! The object of this project is to provide information about historic buildings in the county of Kinross-shire, with links to sub-projects for specific buildings ...

  • 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

  • Women's Rights / Feminism

    Subjects of this project are claimants of entitlements and freedoms for women (including girls) in any or all societies. In some places women's rights are institutionalized or supported by law, local custom, and behavior, whereas in others they may be ignored or suppressed. They differ from broader notions of human rights through claims of an inherent historical and traditional bias against...

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  • "Western Finnmark in Norway pre - 1720. Domiciliation. Komsa civilization. Rockcarvings in Alta. Birkarler from Sweden / Finland".

    This project contains genealogical information about people born in Alta area, Finnmark, Norway. Genealogy / Slektsforskning, wikipedia Stories about Norwegian immigrants to USA and other Norwegian stories, (goldmining in Alaska etc.) Genealogyproject on Geni . Northernlights route, pictures and history, Tromsø University Northernlights observatory on Haldde - Alta - Norway . ...

  • Bampton castle

    In 1314-15, during the reign of Edward II, Aylmer de Valence, Earl of Pembroke, obtained a license from the king to “make a castle of his house at Bampton.” This is the origin of ‘Bampton Castle’ – in the days before the all-number telephone numbers, the Bampton exchange was called ‘Bampton Castle’, and the nearby RAF communications station still...

  • Schippers in Noord-Oost Nederland in vorige eeuwen

    In eerste instantie het inventariseren van de eigenaren van binnenvaartschepen, en diegenen met beroep schipper, in vorige eeuwen in de provincies Groningen, Friesland, Drenthe en Overijssel. Overgenomen uit een pagina op de website (genealogische homep∂age van John de Goede SCHIPPERSINDEX VERSIE 25-1-2006 Voor details zie de hoofd-database Hoogeveen/Zuidwolde —A— ...

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  • Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, England

    Blenheim Palace= Blenheim Palace (pronounced /ˈblɛnɪm/ blen-im[1]) is a monumental country house situated in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England. It is the principal residence of the dukes of Marlborough, and the only non-royal non-episcopal country house in England to hold the title of palace. The palace, one of England's largest houses, was built between 1705 and circa 1722. ...

  • Freemasons in America

    Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been an integral part of American culture since the Colonial period and have immeasurably shaped the Republic 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 members working in their own communit...

  • ŠIAURĖS LIETUVOS KARALIŠKŲ KAIMŲ VALSTIEČIAI

    PROJEKTAS SKIRTAS LDK GULBINŲ SENIŪNIJOS KARALIŠKUOSE KAIMUOSE GYVENUSIŲ VALSTIEČIŲ GIMINĖMS. KAIMAI DEVYNERGIAI, GRIPKELIAI (GRIKIAPELIAI), GUDELIAI, LEVEIKONIAI, MAJELIAI (UŽUŠILĖ), MANIKŪNAI, NAKVOSAI (šAULĖNAI, ŠAULELIAI), NAMIŠIAI, NEČIONIAI, NEMEIKŠIŪNAI, NOKON...

  • SAMEN-werkers ‧ NL * COL-laboration POOL NL ◦

    for all who write-a/o-read DUTCH Wanneer U de uitnodiging aanneemt Uw profiel aan dit project te linken, geeft u daarmee te kennen dat anderen U zonder referenties of uitgebreide motivatie-mail kunnen benaderen met een samenwerkings-verzoek. Dat helpt velen over de schroom om zomaar anderen in hun domein te halen. Overigens is het onderling een samenwerking aangaan nauwelijks een wijziging in...

  • 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...

  • 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 (Killed...

  • Dictionary of Hong Kong Biography

    Profiles of persons listed in the "Dictionary of Hong Kong Biography". See it here on the HKU website

  • 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 ...

  • Eesti Kaitseliit

    EESTI KAITSELIIT Kaitseliiduga seonduv: 1. Johannes Brükker Päidla kaitseväe kompanii pealik. Vahetas 1936a oma nime ja edaspidi kandis nime Juhan Härma. Otepää Teataja (1932-1944) nr.10 | 20. märts 1936 | lk 3 2. Mihkel Tamm sünd 1871a: Pühajärvel Tegutses Otepääl kaitseliidus ja tuletõrjes. Ab...

  • Jewish families from Luka and Žlutice (Luck and Luditz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the towns of Luka and Zlutice (Luck and Luditz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. About Žlutice (Czech pronunciation: [ˈʒlucɪtsɛ]; German: Luditz) is a town and municipality in Karlovy Vary District in the Karlovy Vary Region of the Czech Republic. Jewish people came here probably in the 19th centur...

  • South Africa - Profile Conventions/Guidelines

    Conventions for Profile Management on the South African branch of the "World Family Tree" (WFT) The Naming Conventions outlined in this project, with the Supporting document, currently in version 3-2 . These conventions follow and are in line with: Coalition for the Standardization of GENi Naming Conventions Naming Conventions Wiki These Conventions follow the method suggested by pr...

  • 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...

  • Suojärvi - Суоярви

    Pagizendua Suojärven da lähil olijoin randazien rodn'akundatutkimukses, end'izis elo- aijois da mis tahto muus mi mieleh juohtuu. Keskustelua Suojärven ja lähiseutujen sukututkimuksesta, sukuhistoriasta yms. Diskussion om Suojärvi ock dess närområden, släktforskning, släkthistoria mm. Discussion about genealogy research and fa...

  • 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...

  • Eestlased Soomes / Estonians in Finland

    Siia projekti soovime Genis kokku koguda kõikidelt elualadelt tuntumad eestlased Soomes. Soomepoiste jaoks on ettenähtud eraldi projekt "Soomepoisid" ja nad ei pruugi siin korduda. Kasulikku teavet: Soome Soome ajalugu

  • Notable Jews of Persia & the Arabian Peninsula

    Persian Jews یهودیان ایرانی‎ יהודי פרס‎ Persian Jewry Persian Jews (Hebrew: יהודי פרס‎, Persian: یهودیان ا&...

  • Jewish Families from Holešov (Holleschau), Moravia, Czech Republic

    HOLESOV (Czech Holešov; Ger. Holleschau), town in Moravia, Czech Republic. A Jew was mentioned in the town in 1391. A community was founded in the first half of the 16th century; its only relic is the breastplate of a Torah scroll of 1549, as the synagogue and all archives were destroyed in a fire. The synagogue was rebuilt in 1560. There were 50 Jewish houses in Holesov in 1629, and the...

  • 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...

  • Virtual Persitz Clan

    Getting together from its tiny splitters, dispersed now all over the world, of the formerly glorious and united clan of the families Persitz-Pershitz, descendants of Yosel Pershitz from Belarus, and his brothers. Research and preservation of our common family history.

  • African-American Relations

    Project established to capture African-American relations of Doug Robinson and family. In some cases, includes non-related spouses of blood relations. Profiles: Barack Obama Michelle Obama Craig Robinson (brother of Michelle Obama) Frederick Douglass Booker T. Washington Blanche Bruce, U.S. Senator

  • Jewish Celebrity Birthday Calendar

    Birthdays of famous Jews throughout history. The project also includes people with Jewish ancestry (usually at least one Jewish grandparent). Bold names are already on Geni and connected to the World Family Tree . Italicized names are on Geni but not yet connected to the World Family Tree. Unbolded names should direct to the Wikipedia page until the profile has been added to Geni. If you need h...

  • Jewish Families from Pisecne (Piesling), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Pisecne (Piesling) in the Czech Republic. Earliest known Jewish community was 1700. 1930 Jewish population was 14. The Jewish community ceased in 1890. Michael Lazar Cohn, +1893, rabbi; Dr. Michael Holzmann, writer lived here. The Jewish cemetery originated in beginning of 18th century with last...

  • 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. ...

  • 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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  • American Ministers (post-Colonial)

    Minister (Christianity) In Christian churches, a minister is someone who is authorized by a church or religious organization to perform functions such as teaching of beliefs; leading services such as weddings, baptisms or funerals; or otherwise providing spiritual guidance to the community. The term is taken from Latin minister "servant, attendant", which itself was derived from minus "less...

  • Eesti vabadusvõitlejad

    Nagu veepiisas peitub meri, nii on ka inimeses rahvas. Rahvast, kes kannab ajaloo tarkust, ei saa lõpuni petta. Ühel varem, teisel hiljem toimub ärkamine. Kurja ja hävingut kehastavad jõud tuntakse ära ja siis teevad selle maa mehepojad seda, mis nad tegema peavad. Võitlevad! Kui keegi püüab tõestada, et eesti meeste v�...

  • Jewish families from Domousice (Domauschitz), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Domousice (Domauschitz) in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Chief Rabbinical Judges (Av Beit Din)

    Jewish communities throughout the world have had a court system separate from that of the surrounding non-Jewish communty called a "beit din". This three-member panel of judges is headed by the "Av Beit Din" (ABD). The project here seeks to compile a list of historical and contemporary chief judges. Beit Din & Judges From Bible to Modern Times Chief Rabbis of Jerusalem 1525-1565 ר...

  • Deutsche Promi Geburtstage

    Geburtstage bekannter deutscher Persönlichkeiten im Laufe der Geschichte. Viele Profile deutscher Persönlichkeiten sind bereits im Geni Welt-Stammbaum gelistet. Dieses Projekt ist ein übergeordnetes Projekt! Bitte beachten Sie, dass die Personen in diesem Projekt unabhängig ihrer politischen oder religiösen Einstellungen gelistet werden. Eine Wertung i...

  • U. S. Postmasters (USPS)

    [ ] A postmaster is the head of an individual post office. When a postmaster is responsible for an entire mail distribution organization (usually sponsored by a national government), the title of Postmaster General is commonly used. Responsibilities of a postmaster typically include management of a centralized mail distribution facility, establishment of letter carrier routes, supervision of ...

  • 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...

  • Memorial to European Rabbis that Perished in the Holocaust

    Books and web sites about Rabbis that Perished in the Holocaust: Dr. Pnina Mysels wrote about Rabbis that perished in the Holocaust ( "רבנים שנספו בשואה "). The bibliography for that site More data about the Holocaust victims can be found in the Yad VaShem Data Base . Here I'd like to ...

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  • Belzec Extermination Camp

    Belzec , was the first of the Nazi German extermination camps created for implementing Operation Reinhard during the Holocaust. Operating from March 17, 1942 to the end of June 1943, the camp was situated in occupied Poland about 1 km south of the local railroad station of Bełżec in the Lublin district of the General Government. Between 430,000 and 500,000 Jews are believed to...

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  • Harju Jaani kihelkond

    Harju Jaani khk koolid elektrooline materjal

  • The Great Kashubian Migration

    In the mid-1800s Kashubians migrated for economic reasons. After the Franco-Prussian War and the unification of Germany under Bismarck, Kashubians were met with institutionalized hostility. Life was very harsh for the Kashubs. It was illegal to use Polish or Kashubian in public, especially in church. Many priests were imprisoned or exiled. Churches were left with no parish priests. As a result,...

  • Eesti koolid ja nende direktorid

    Koolijuhtide ja direktorite projekt

  • Eesti politsei

    Mida ja kui palju me teame Eestis tegutsenud politseinikest, nende väljaõppest, haritusest, põhiväärtustest, perekondlikest suhetest, ühendustest, tööst ja vastutusest Eesti Vabariigi päevail 1920- 1939. aastani ja alates 1991-sest aastast tänapäevani. Kajastamist võiksid leida legendid, lood ja kõik see,...

  • Detroit, Michigan

    Goal and Scope of this Project This project is a description of the city of Detroit, its history and people that made it famous. The story of Detroit--and this project--starts from the first recorded mention of the site in 1670, when French missionaries found a stone idol venerated by the Indians there and destroyed it with an axe. Detroit on the map today. Toponymy How to Input Locat...

  • Texas Governors and Presidents

    The following list chronicals the men and women that served as Govenors and Presidents of Texas. The governorship of Texas has been occupied by a succession of influential figures from diverse cultures since 1691; First the Spanish followed by the Mexicans. Later during the Texas revolution an interim government was put into place. After Texas won its independence from Mexico, the Republic of T...

  • Torma kalmistu

    Olete teretulnud kõik need kes soovivad oma lähedased seoses selle rahupaigaga ära märkida ja projekti lisada. Projekt "Torma kalmistu" koondab neid, kes on aegade jooksul seal oma rahu leidnud. Kultuurimälestise Riikliku Registri registrikanne vt. registrist ka kaasnevaid fotosid. Maetu otsing haudi andmebaasis ------------------------------------...

  • American slaves

    This is the master project for Slaves in America. The profiles in this project may be incomplete. Naming conventions Also see: Naming Conventions of US Slaves . First name : Ned Middle name : (blank) Last name : (blank) Birth surname : (blank) Display name : Ned, slave of Agnes Witt Also known as : List of other slave owners EX; Ned the slave of John Blue, Ned the slave of Fre...

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  • Mexican–American War

    The Mexican–American War , also known as the First American Intervention , the Mexican War , or the U.S.–Mexican War , was an armed conflict between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution. Combat operations lasted a year and a half, from sprin...

  • Huguenots of Ireland

    The Huguenots in Ireland Around the start of the eighteenth century, as Irish conditions became more settled, two groups of continental Protestant refugees were settled in the country with official, or semi-official help. The first of these, the Huguenots , were French Calvinists persecuted intermittently by the Catholic rulers of France throughout the seventeenth century. The second group ...

  • National Medal of Science

    National Medal of Science The National Medal of Science is an honor bestowed by the President of the United States to individuals in science and engineering who have made important contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of behavioral and social sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. The twelve member presidential Committee on the National Me...

  • Eesti sõjaväelased

    Siia projekti soovime Genist kokku koguda tuntumaid Eesti sõjaväelasi läbi kõigi ajajärkude. Sõjaväelased Eesti VR kavalerid II Maailmasõja ohvrid Eestlastest kavaleride elulood I Maaimasõjas Ohvitseride andmekogu Eesti Vabariigi kaadriohvitseride saatus 1938-1996. Vello Salo (Okupatsioonide Repressiivpoliitika Uurimise ...

  • Eesti luurajad: ERNA grupp / patajon, Haukka rühm, jne

    ERNA grupp/pataljoi liikmete ja langenute nimekirjad 1941 ERNA grupp/pataljon HAUKKA Eesti luurajad Lisandusi ja täpsustusi Tõnis Ritsoni artiklile Toomas Hellat ja KGB

  • 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...

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