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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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 ...

  • 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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  • 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 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,...

  • H1 (mtDNA)

    For people who have tested and are assigned the maternal haplogroup H1 or who are believed to have had that maternal haplogroup based on descendants tested. Defining Mutations Coding mutation 3010 Origin In his popular book The Seven Daughters of Eve , Bryan Sykes named the originator of this mtDNA haplogroup Helena . Distribution Subhaplogroup H1 encompasses an important fracti...

  • Shipbuilders A.K.A. Shipwrights

    Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and floating vessels. It normally takes place in a specialized facility known as a shipyard. Shipbuilders, also called shipwrights, follow a specialized occupation that traces its roots to before recorded history. Shipbuilding is one of the oldest industries in the United States with roots in the earliest colonial settlements. Shipbuilding quickly bec...

  • Eesti koorijuhid ja dirigendid

    Kogume siia kokku kõik Eesti seostega koorijuhid ja dirigendid läbi aegade

  • Maatschappij van Weldadigheid ‧ sinds 1818

    —WORK-in-PROGRESS—collegae WELKOM— Maatschappij van Weldadigheid ‧ sinds 1818 Drents Archief ‧ Kolonisten Subcommissies & Afdelingen in het land Y : afd. AMSTERDAM ‧ Nut en Beschaving ‧ ‧ Y : afd. VLAARDINGEN - Nut en Beschaving ‧ 1818-1915 : ZUTPHEN -se Subcie. Mij van Weldadigheid ‧ Y : Nijmegen ...

  • MOLENAAR ❦ family ‧ genealogy

    MOLENAAR ❦ family ‧ genealogy alias~variaties~ Molenaar : -de- Meulder : Meulder : Meulders : Meulenaar : Meulenaars : Meulenaers : Meuleneers : Meulener : Meuleners : Meulners : NEW: MILLARD : other variations with MI... to be followed soon... Mo..vervolg... Molenaars :

  • American Theatre Hall of Fame

    Theatre Hall of Fame=The American Theatre Hall of Fame in New York City was founded in 1972. Earl Blackwell was the first head of the Executive Committee. In an announcement at a luncheon meeting on March 1972, he said that the new Theater Hall of Fame would be located in the Uris Theatre (then under construction, now the Gershwin). James M. Nederlander and Gerard Oestreicher, who leased the th...

  • Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada

    This project is for the Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada, which includes which includes the historic Lincoln County and Welland County.

  • War Poets

    War Poets This project is dedicated to poets who wrote about the experience of war. The object is to assemble war poets of all periods and nationalities, with a primary focus on conflicts since 1914 – mainly the First World War, Spanish War 1936-39, Second World War and Ireland. Poets have written about the experience of war since the Greeks, but the young soldier poets of the First ...

  • Bisschoppen van Utrecht

    Bisschoppen van Utrecht chronologisch grondleggers 695-739 : Willibrord ‧ Heilige ‧ Aartsbisschop der Friezen met zetel in Utrecht ‧ 739-754 : Bonifatius ‧ Heilige ‧ Aartsbisschop der Oost-Franken ‧ eeuwenlang beschouwd als opvolger van Willibrord en verantwoordelijke voor de Utrechtse kerk na diens dood ‧ stelde naar eigen zeggen een b...

  • Eesti Vabadusristi kavalerid

    Vabadusrist (algne ametlik nimetus Vabaduse Rist; lühend VR) on Eesti Vabariigi autasu, mis asutati Ajutise Valitsuse otsusega Eesti Vabariigi väljakuulutamise aastapäeval 24. veebruaril 1919 iseseisvuse ja vabaduse võitluse teenuste autasuks. Vabadusristil on kolm liiki: sõjateenete eest (I liik) isikliku vapruse eest (II liik) tsiviilteenete eest (III liik)....

  • South African Settlers - Nordic

    Early Nordic Settlers in South Africa This project is for Early Nordic Settlers in South Africa who came from the countries in the Scandinavian Peninsula - Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Faroe Islands (the latter two to a lesser extent) It is also a place where you can share links to online resources, tell other users where records etc. can be found and make queries or ask fo...

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  • American blues musicians

    Come build their trees from the roots up, because like the man says .... "The blues are the roots; everything else is the fruits." - Willie Dixon Blues Hall of Fame inductees: Musician Biographies from the PBS Series, The Blues Luther Allison Duane Allman Jeff Beck Elvin Bishop Mike Bloomfield Joe Bonamassa David Bromberg Big Bill Broonzy Charles Brown Ruth Brown...

  • R&B Artists

    Contemporary R&B, also simply known as R&B, is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, soul, funk, pop, hip hop and dance.Although the abbreviation "R&B" originates from traditional rhythm and blues music, today the term R&B is most often used to describe a style of African-American music originating after the decline of funk and disco in the 1980s.Some sources refer to the st...

  • Notáveis Intelectuais e Escritores Brasileiros / Brazilian Notables Intellectuals and Writers

    Este projeto visa organizar dados genealógicos sobre os notáveis e proeminentes escritores brasileiros de ficção, poesia e não-ficção, contistas, romancistas, dramaturgos e jornalistas. Abílio César Borges, 1º barão de Macaúbas (1824 - 1891) Adelmar Tavares (1888 - 1963) Afonso Arinos (1868 - 1916) Afo...

  • Jewish Families of Nasielsk

    Nasielsk Synagogue on Wikipedia Nasielsk on Wikipedia Zchor- Wooden Synagogues- Nasielsk Jewish Virtual Library- Nasielsk Jewish Cemetery Project- Nasielsk Virtual Shtetl- Nasielsk Museum of Family History- Nasielsk

  • Jewish Families of Lubartow

    This is a shell for Jewish Families of Lubartow. Please join, add profiles and update the description.

  • Blues Hall of Fame

    The Blues Hall of Fame is a listing of people who have significantly contributed to blues music. Started in 1980 by the Blues Foundation, it honors those who have performed, recorded, or documented blues. 1980 Big Bill Broonzy Willie Dixon John Lee Hooker Lightnin' Hopkins Son House Howlin' Wolf Elmore James Blind Lemon Jefferson Robert Johnson B.B. King Little Walter ...

  • Jewish Families of Szczebrzeszyn

    This is a shell for Jewish Families of Szczebrzeszyn please join, add profiles and add to the description. Szczebrzeszyn Yizkor Book Samuel Gruber's Blog- Szczebrzeszyn Jewish Virtual Libray- Szczebrzeszyn Virtual Shtetl-Szczebrzeszyn JRI-Poland- Szczebrzeszyn Jewish Cemetery Project- Szczebrzeszyn

  • Grammy Award winners

    A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. It shares recognition of ...

  • Jewish Inventors

    History is full of Jewish inventors, some of whom are responsible for many of the most important inventions of our time. This is the start of a collaborative project of Jewish Inventors. It has so far been based on the data from Encyclopaedia Britannica (2007), and The Golden Age of Jewish Achievement, both of which state the list of 321 great inventions goes back to 13,000 B.C. Many are so old...

  • Australian Prime Ministers

    Prime Ministers of Australia Edmund Barton, 1st Prime Minister of Australia Alfred Deakin, 2nd Prime Minister of Australia Chris Watson, 3rd Prime Minister of Australia Sir George Reid, 4th Prime Minister of Australia Andrew Fisher, 5th Prime Minister of Australia Joseph Cook, 6th Prime Minister of Australia Billy Hughes, 7th Prime Minister of Australia

  • American slaves

    The profiles in this project may be incomplete. It's all we know at this time. 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 Fred Ugly About : An...

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  • 'n JAN met 'n PET…?

    'n JAN met 'n PET…? …maar wel een namens onze MAJESTEIT ! GEZAG-drager op NATIONAAL niveau Gezags-dragers DE-CENTRAAL op operationeel niveau Opzichters LOKAAL van goederen van nette menschen... Gezags-HAND-havers op PROVINCIAAL niveau N.B. Tri-partite op basis jurisdictie d.d. ??? zoeken we op ! Zoals daar zijn in 'n liberaal ontwikkelde democ...

  • Tornooi van Brugge (1393)

    Le Tournoi de Bruges The Tournement of Bruges Eén van de voornaamste middeleeuwse steekspelen had plaats op de Grote Markt te Brugge, op 11 maart 1393. Twee kampen van elk een vijftigtal deelnemers namen het tegen elkaar op onder leiding van Jan van Gruuthuse en Jan van Gistel. One of the most important medieval joustings took place on the marketplace of Bruges, on March 11, 13...

  • Old Historic Families of Lancashire

    Families of the Northwest of England, Greater Manchester, Cheshire & Lancashire Links for Genealogy sites will be below the family background. (as the projects develop). There is also another resource created to assist with fact checking for these families called High Sheriff's of Chesire. Many of the old families of Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Cheshire can trace their ancestries b...

  • The Cohen Project

    Tracing the Cohanim DNA testing Cohanim R1b1b2 ht35 Cohanim Gene, DNA & Lost Tribes video Project Aim: We want to bring together all who's last names are Cohen. Many people named Cohen are Cohanim . A Cohen (or Kohein, Hebrew כֹּהֵן, 'priest', pl. כוהנים, Kohanim) is a Jew who is in direct patrilinea...

  • Kotzker Rebbe Descendants

    Menachem Mendel Morgensztern of Kotzk , better known as the Kotzker Rebbe (1787–1859) was a Hasidic rabbi and leader. Born to a non-Hasidic family in Goraj near Lublin, Poland, he became attracted to Hasidim in his youth. He was known for having acquired impressive Talmudic and Kabbalistic knowledge at an early age. He was a student of Reb Bunim of Peshischa, and upon the latter's deat...

  • Finlands präster genom tiderna ~ Suomen papit kautta aikojen - 1800-talet

    Alfabetiskt namn register När man editerar projektet sätt en * framför Alfabet och spara, sen kan ni editera i lugn o ro för då vet alla att projektet uppdateras och när ni är färdiga ta bort * och spara. Lägg gärna till de präster Du har i Ditt släktträd i projekten I detta projekt samt även i...

  • Brugwachters in de familie

    Brug- & Sluis-wachters in de familie maar ook: klap-meesters - klapoptrekkers - sluis-wachters..... Nederlands water met Bruggen & Sluizen & Ponten wateren, vaarten & kanalen rivieren de VECHT van - naar - met bruggen in: de RIJN van Lobith tot -- met bruggen & sluizen & ponten in: Wageningen - etc. gegraven kanalen WILHELMINA-kanaal van - naar - met bruggen in: Oost...

  • Labor Movement

    Finding Aid: The following google search terms are useful in locating profiles of people involved in the labor movement. To use them visit google and type them as a search term: labor movement site:geni.com workers movement site:geni.com afl-cio site:geni.com organized labor site:geni.com Introduction: The term labour movement or labor movement is a broad term fo...

  • Working with Projects

    Working with Projects Officially, projects are collections of profiles, typically tied together with a project overview page. Projects can be created for a surname, an event, or a topic - anything that connects a number of profiles together. Unofficially, projects can be used also to provide portals for regional genealogy projects, information about genealogical standards, tutorials, and ju...

  • 1820 Settlers - Dixon's Party

    Dixon's Party Main reference The Settler Handbook by MD Nash Additional information from South African Settlers The aim of this project is to link profiles on Geni to the names in the list, and to expand notes about individuals - mostly on the Profile page in the "About Me" field, or here if no profile exists. To take part in any project - you do need to first be a collaborator - so...

  • 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!

  • Korp! Sakala (Eesti)

    Üliõpilaskorporatsioon/Student fraternity Sakala: wiki: wiki in English:

  • Kent - Famous People

    Famous People from Kent (Image right - Geoffrey Chaucer) Please add information about people of renown connected to Kent, 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 the top rig...

  • Founders of Tel Aviv ("Ahuzat - Bayit")

    רשימת 66 משפחות המייסדים של "אחוזת בית" בשנת 1909 The project lists the '''66 Founding Families''' of Tel Aviv city known then as '''Ahuzat-Bayit''' (Hebrew: '''&#...

  • Occupations portal

    Portal to Geni Projects dedicated to "occupations." no profiles please - add profiles to the projects listed below instead Please consider creating occupation sub-portal projects to group together allied occupations. A-Z Index of Geni Projects Last updated 25 August 2014 Architects Art Collectors Artists: Painters Astronauts and Cosmonauts Attorneys to Judges, the American L...

  • The Jewish Community of Berlin, Germany

    Berlin is the largest city and capital of Germany. The history of Jews in Berlin can be traced all the way back to the 13th century. Jews first arrived in Berlin at some point in the 13th century. Prior to this period, German Jews had lived primarily in southern Germany, in communities along the Rhine. But in the 13th century, the Jews began to migrate to the cities of the north, to escape th...

  • Basketball Hall of Fame

    The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, located in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States, honors exceptional basketball players, coaches, referees, executives, and other major contributors to the game of basketball worldwide. Named after James Naismith, who invented the game of basketball in 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Basketball Hall of Fame is dedicated to preserve and ...

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  • Boone and de Bohun Family Project

    This project covers nearly a thousand years of the de Bohun and Boone families and the families they married. Notable Profiles American pioneer, explorer, and frontiersman Daniel Boone Related Projects de Bohun project focused on the heirs of Humphrey with the beard . de Bohuns of the Middle Ages The following is written by Charles Cawley and is excerpted (with some reformatting) fr...

  • Frères mineurs récollets

    [ébauche en construction] Introduction Les Frères mineurs récollets (ou simplement: les Récollets) étaient les membres de l’Ordo fratrum minorum recollectorum (la) (traduit littéralement: Ordre des frères mineurs recueillis1). Ils appartenaient à la tendance dite « observante » des franciscains, l'ordre religieux i...

  • Jewish Families of Nowy Wisnicz

    Background The area of Nowy Wiśnicz was a monastic village that had existed since the 8th century. The first Jews settled down in this village in 1606. After being banished from Bochnia, they were offered assistance by the village owners called Lubomirscy. In 1613, Nowy Wiśnicz became the property of Stanisław Lubomirski, who was the governor of the Cracow Province. In 16...

  • Computer Scientists

    A computer scientist is a scientist who has acquired knowledge of computer science, the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their application. Software engineering is a direct subfield of computer science. Please add profiles for these disciplines to this project. Profiles must be set to public . Collaborators, please update the "resources" listed, and ...

  • Steyn on Geni

    This project is designed to collect Research Information, Discussions, Queries etc on the STEYN family of South Africa. Core Profiles: Douwe Gerbrandt STEYN His adopted son Jacobus is the biological father of this Steyn tribe, which is the largest Steyn tribe in South Africa. Two sons of Jacobus form the two main branches: Hermanus Steyn b1c3 and Jacobus Steyn b1c8. Johann Conrad STEY...

  • Comic Book Villains & Superheroes

    From actors who have portrayed superheroes to their creators. Creators Stan Lee - Co-created Spider-Man, the Hulk, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Thor, and many other fictional characters. List of characters created by Stan Lee Alex Raymond - Flash Gordon Joe Shuster - Co-created Superman William Moulton Marston - Wonder Woman DC COMICS Superman Batman Catwoman...

  • Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815)

    Napoleonic Wars The Napoleonic Wars were a series of wars declared against Napoleon's French Empire by opposing coalitions that ran from 1803 to 1815. As a continuation of the wars sparked by the French Revolution of 1789, they revolutionised European armies and played out on an unprecedented scale, mainly owing to the application of modern mass conscription. French power rose quickly as Na...

  • Rock Artists

    Rock music is a genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States. It has its roots in 1940s' and 1950s' rock and roll, itself heavily influenced by rhythm and blues and country music. Rock music also drew strongly on a number...

  • Comic Book Writers

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  • Early American Heroines

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