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  • Eestlased Esimeses Ilmasõjas (eestlased I maailmasõjas)

    Head koostöölised, kes te liigute ringi erinevatel Eesti kalmistutel ja mujal maapiirkondades. Kui kohtate I MS's langenute monumenti, palun pildistage seda ja laadige foto siia projekti ülesse koos asukohainfoga. Hea oleks, kui pildilt on võimalik välja lugeda ka sõjameeste nimesid. 2014 möödus 100 aastat I maailmasõja algusest. ...

  • 17th Century British Politicians

    17th Century British Politicians A B C D E F G H I J K William Knollys L M N 0 Sir Roger Owen P Q R S T U V W X Z

  • 18th Century British Politicians

    18th Century British Politicians Picture Right: Henry Drummond who in 1774 entered parliament, representing Wendover, Buckinghamshire. He was a supporter of Lord North, and in 1780, at North’s suggestion, he was elected an MP for Midhurst in Sussex. He held that seat until 1790. A William Gordon, 2nd Earl of Aberdeen B John Hamilton, 2nd Lord Belhaven and Stenton John Campbel...

  • Convicts to Australia

    Convicts to Australia This is the umbrella project for convicts projects and profiles currently on Geni Between 1788 and 1868, approximately 165,000 convicts were transported to the various Australian penal colonies by the British government. During the 17th and 18th centuries the British government transported some of their criminals to the American colonies, but this practice was brough...

  • 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...

  • Jewish families from Polná, Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Polná in Bohemia, Czech Republic Village district (bezirk) and region: Polná is a town with around 5,000 inhabitants in the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic. Location: In SE Bohemia, 45 miles WNW of Brno (Brünn), 8 miles NE of Jihlava (Iglau). History: Founded in the second hal...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • Waller Family Project

    This project attempts to 'clean up' the Waller family back to 1000 CE and forward through to, I hope, a connection to the Wallers who intermarried with my husband's family, the Veazeys. I also hope to discover if Waller County, TX is named for this family. Anyone who wishes to join is more than welcome. Please remember that documentation and sources are key to a good project. The more sources t...

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  • Collaboration Pool

    Join this project (select ACTIONS (top right) and click Join Project ) if you are or would like to become part of Collaboration Pool. If you join this project, you are indicating your willingness to accept all collaboration requests from anyone else who has joined this project. To remove yourself from Collaboration Pool simply leave this project (Actions > Leave Project ) and Unfollow . ...

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  • South Africa - small trees - not connected

    South Africa - small trees - not connected to main tree Including Progenitors and settlers A vast number of South African Progenitors and their families have been added to Geni, and many of their descendants are active on the tree. This project is targeting families of those families or tree listed in various resources such as South African Genealogies/Families and Genealogies of the old ...

  • The Battle of Groton Heights and the Storming of Fort Griswold

    The Battle of Groton Heights The Battle of Groton Heights (also known as the Battle of Fort Griswold, and occasionally called the Fort Griswold massacre) was a battle of the American Revolutionary War fought on September 6, 1781 between a small Connecticut militia force led by Lieutenant Colonel William Ledyard and the more numerous British forces led by Brigadier General Benedict Arnold and ...

  • The Groton Avery Clan

    Background In 1912 Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery published the seminal 2 volume edition THE GROTON AVERY CLAN. To this day it stands as the most complete and well researched genealogical reference of the Groton, Connecticut Avery line descended from Christopher Avery and Margery Stephens of England. This project is a compilation of Geni Profiles that are cited...

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  • Imigrantes portugueses ao Brasil/portugueses imigrantes

    João Lopes da Costa Guimarães, nasceu a 20 de Dezembro de 1824, na freguesia de São Pedro de Azurém, Guimarães, Portugal. faleceu a 11-05-1903, em São Mamede de Cepães Fafe, Portugal.. Filho de António José Lopes, natural de São Romão de Mesão Frio, Guimarães, e de Susana Rosa Maria da Costa, natural de S...

  • Jewish Families from Mladá Boleslav (Jungbunzlau), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to collect representatives of all of the Jewish families from Mladá Boleslav (Jungbunzlau) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. Town in Bohemia, 60 kilometers north of Prague. The presence of Jews in Mladá Boleslav (Ger., Jungbunzlau; known to Jews as Bumsla) was documented by the second half of the fifteenth century. Until the nineteenth century, Jews comprised roughl...

  • Seminole Wars

    (for complete description) The Seminole Wars, also known as the Florida Wars, were three conflicts in Florida between various groups of native Americans, collectively known as Seminoles, their allies, and the United States Army. The First Seminole War was from 1817 to 1818, the Second Seminole War from 1835 to 1842, and the Third Seminole War from 1855 to 1858. The first conflict with the Sem...

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  • Confederate States Army

    The Confederate States Army was the army of the Confederate States of America (or "Confederacy") while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War. On February 8, 1861, delegates from the seven Deep South states which had already declared their secession from the United States of America adopted the Provisional Constitution of the Confederate States of America. On February 28, 1861, t...

  • Georgia in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Georgia who served in the Confederate Army. Georgia in the American Civil War Georgia Units During the Civil War

  • Confederate States of America

    The Confederate States of America ( CSA or C.S.A. ), commonly referred to as the Confederacy , was an unrecognized secessionist state existing from 1861–65. It was originally formed by seven slave states in the Lower South region of the United States whose regional economy was mostly dependent upon agriculture, particularly cotton, and a plantation system of production which in turn larg...

  • Global Family Reunion

    Join Geni at the Global Family Reunion on June 6 in New York. Click here to get 25% off Global Family Reunion tickets! Best selling author A.J. Jacobs (“AJ”) hopes that you can connect with him, now, in the Geni World Family Tree, and invites you to attend the Global Family Reunion in 2015 where you can jointly break the Guinness world record for the world’s largest famil...

  • Conquistadores españoles

    Los conquistadores españoles fueron los soldados, exploradores y aventureros españoles que pusieron diversos pueblos y territorios de las Américas bajo el dominio de la Corona Española, durante la llamada era de los descubrimientos, la cual siguió a la llegada de Felipe II , el cual prohibía los actos de conquista, denominándose a partir de enton...

  • American Revolution: Battle of Germantown, October 4, 1777

    The Battle of Germantown, a battle in the Philadelphia campaign of the American Revolutionary War, was fought on October 4, 1777, at Germantown, Pennsylvania between the British Army led by Sir William Howe and the American army under George Washington. The British victory in this battle ensured that Philadelphia, the capital of the self-proclaimed United States of America, would remain in Brit...

  • American Continental Army

    Continental Army was formed after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became the United States of America. Established by a resolution of the Continental Congress on June 14, The Continental Army consisted of soldiers from all 13 colonies, and after 1776, from all 13 states. When the American Revolutionary War began at the Battles of Lexington and Concord on Apri...

  • Premiers of Nunavut

    The Canadian territory of Nunavut was formed on April 1, 1999 through the Nunavut Act and the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement Act. Nunavut, since its formation, has had a consensus government. In a consensus government, the premier is elected by the non-partisan members of the Legislative Assembly. Prior to April 1, 1999, the land that Nunavut occupies was part of the Northwest Territories.* Paul...

  • Jewish Families from Holíč, Slovakia

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Holíč (Holics, Holitsch, Weisskirchen an der March) in Slovakia. [Page 152]Holíč, SlovakiaTranslated by Jerrold LandauHolič (Holics in Hungarian, Holitsch in German) a town in the district of Skalica, region of Nitra in Western Slovakia Year Population JewishPopulation %1727 106 1737 ...

  • Editors

    Editor: A person who is in charge of and determines the final content of a text, particularly a newspaper or magazine

  • Americans in World War I

    In memory of those who served in World War I. Links and other resources Last Known WWI Vet Dead at 110 , Florence Green served as a mess steward in the Women's Royal Air Force. Welsh history of World War One to go online Rainbow Division Roster Interesting Americans with WW1 Connections Alice Bright, Lady Lowther , was the joint hon. secretary of the American Women’s Wa...

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  • Introduktion til Geni for danske brugere

    Introduktion til Geni for danske brugere: I dette dokument bedes der ikke laves ændringer. Hvis der er noget der skal vendes bedes det gøres over en debat. Når der kommer nyheder på, vil der stå nyt, Nyt, over det nye emne. In English== see here -- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...

  • New Zealand Pioneer Families 1800-1900

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

  • Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to Spotsylvania County Virginia. See the Related Projects for details. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Canadian Portal

    The Canadian Portal Portail du Canada The Canadian portal is a place to meet other researchers, share information and take part in discussions and find everything available on Geni related to Canada. In addition to the above this portal will also function as a research tool with the links and sources provided on this portal page. About Canada à propos Canada is a North American cou...

  • 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 Popis Katoličkih Biskupija,Nadbiskupija i �...

  • Imigrantes Alemães ao Brasil / German Immigrants to Brazil

    A imigração alemã iniciou-se em 1818 quando os primeiros colonos alemães são mandados para a Bahia. Em 1823, após a independência, foram criados os batalhões de estrangeiros, para garantir a soberania nacional. Então, a busca oficial por colonos (nesta fase, alemães) passou a ser uma política imperial. Em julho de 18...

  • Denbies, Surrey, England

    Denbies, Surrey, England Although once a farm house, Denbies became the symbol of the success of one Jonathan Tyers, owner of the famous Vauxhall Gardens in London. The pleasure gardens, originally called New Spring Gardens, opened in 1661 but had subsequently declined until Tyers took on the tenancy of the Gardens in 1728 and, with William Hogarth (the painter), revived their fortunes after ...

  • 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&#...

  • Jewish Families from Kozlov (near Bochov), Bohemia, Czech Republic

    This project seems to collect all of the Jewish families from the town of Kozlov (near Bochov) in Bohemia, Czech Republic. About Kozlov ( German Koslau) is a local part of the city Bochov located approximately halfway between the towns Bochov and Toužimě. Cemetery The Jewish cemetery was possibly of medieval origin with last known Conservative Jewish burial before 1940. St...

  • Notable People from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    This project has been created to house all of the Notable People in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  • Õnniste küla (Eesti)

    Asukoht Õnniste (Õnnista, Önnista, Oennista, Oenniste) küla kuulus Viljandi maakonna Suure-Jaani kihelkonna Reegoldi (Weibstfer) mõisa koosseisu, alates XIX sajandi keskpaigast Taevere (Taifer) mõisa koosseisu. Mõlema kihelkonna põhjaosas asunud mõisa peamajast asus Õnniste üsna kaugel, linnulennult u 10 km. T&#x...

  • State of Minnesota Project

    This project is for those from Minnesota.

  • State of Illinois Project

    This project is for those from Illinois.

  • Rappahannock County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Working with Relationships

    Some of the most common questions on Geni are about the relationship calculator. This project is designed to give an overview of the relationship calculator tool and answer some of the common questions about using it. This page is intended to be a quick reference. If you don't find your answer here, look at the Geni Help pages or start a project discussion. Simple Overview Geni's relation...

  • Frederick County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • State of North Carolina Project.

    This project is for those from North Carolina.

  • State of Georgia Project

    This project is for those from Georgia.

  • State of Alabama Project

    This project is for those from Alabama.

  • Page County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • State of Tennessee Project

    This project is for those from Tennessee.

  • State of Mississippi Project

    This project is for those from Mississippi.

  • Bath County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • State of Texas Project

    This project is for those from Texas.

  • State of Louisana Project

    This project is for those from Louisiana.

  • 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...

  • Freemasons in Canada

    Freemasons, or simply "Masons," have been present in Canada since at least 1634 and today can be found throughout the nation in civic and community roles. A detailed timeline of Freemasonry in Canada can be found via the Grand Lodge of British Columbia and Yukon's website . Although the most famous Freemasons have been presidents, CEOs, and other public figures, the vast majority of Freemason...

  • United States Army

    [ ] The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces that performs land-based military operations. It is also the largest overall and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services. The modern army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on 14 June 1775,[5] to meet the demands of the American Revol...

  • Entertainment industry people

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

  • American film actors

    For film actors of all nationalities, please see Entertainment industry people . American film actors are actors from the United States who perform on film. The cinema of the United States, often generally referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on cinema across the world since the early 20th century. Its history is sometimes separated into four main periods: the silent film era...

  • Memoirists

    Please add your memory making ancestors to this project. Writing a life story is "the invention of me" - and an unreliable source for genealogists. "A memoir," says Gore Vidal, "is how one remembers one's own life, while an autobiography is history, requiring research, dates, facts double-checked. In a memoir it isn't the end of the world if your memory tricks you and your dates are off b...

  • 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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  • United States Navy

    This project is intended for all Naval personnel. Please feel free to include any that served the United States in this capacity from 1786 to Present. A separate project has been set up for those that served in the Continental Navy 1775 - 1785 . The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the Uni...

  • Alten Copper Works - Kaafjord - Finnmark - Norway.

    Alten Copper Works i Kåfjord, Alta, startet opp 1826 og ble nedlagt 1909. Koppergruvene ligger inne i Kåfjord i nåværende Alta kommune i Finnmark. Det var også koppergruver i Raipas, Alta. Alten Copper Works eide også koppergruven i Kjækan, Kvænangen. De som arbeidet på verket og i koppergruvene tas med i dette prosjektet for ...

  • Kven - Kainu - Kvenland

    The text is written in Norwegian. Om kvenbegrepet Ordet kven er registrert første gang brukt i kong Ottar s omtale på slutten av 800 tallet (ca 890). Historisk bakgrunn De første skriftlige belegg for kvensk bosetning i Nord Norge er i skattemanntall fra 1520 tallet. Om kvensk språk Kvensk / kainunkieli er et finsk-ugrisk språk. Og ble brukt i Kven...

  • Legal Professionals

    Legal Professionals Legal profession is a profession, and legal professionals study, develop and apply law. Usually, there is a requirement for someone choosing a career in law to first obtain a law degree or some other form of legal education.In civil law countries there are usually distinct clearly defined career paths in law, such as judge, In common law jurisdictions there tends to be one l...

  • Jewish Families from Pohořelice (Pohrlitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Pohořelice (Pohrlitz) in the Czech Republic. POHORELICE (Czech Pohořelice; Ger. Pohrlitz), village in S. Moravia, Czech Republic. It had one of the most ancient Jewish communities in Moravia, and according to legend, the oldest. Although the earliest known documentary evidence for ...

  • Eesti teadlased

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

  • Hudsons Bay Company

    The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) (French: Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson ), commonly referred to as "The Bay" ( "La Baie " in French) is the oldest commercial corporation in North America (in continuous operation for over 340 years) and one of the oldest in the world. A fur trading business for much of its existence, today Hudson's Bay Company owns and operates retail stores throughout Canada and ...

  • British Columbia, Canada

    This project is to explore the connections of various people and families who lived in British Columbia, Canada

  • Historic Buildings of Cumberland, England

    Historic Buildings of Cumberland, England Today Cumbria, ...(embracing Westmorland and parts of Lancashire) See Historic Buildings of Britain and Ireland - Main Page Image right - Naworth 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 build...

  • Kovno Ghetto

    Kovno Ghetto Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto Kovno Pogrom The Kaunas (Kovno) pogrom, under the direction of the Nazi SS Brigadeführer Franz Walter Stahlecker, was a massacre of Jewish people living in Kaunas, Lithuania that took place in from June 25 to June 29, 1941 – the first days of the Operation Barbarossa and of Nazi occupation of Lithuania. The most infamous in...

  • Christ Church College, Oxford University

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

  • 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...

  • United States Senators from Illinois

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

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  • United States House of Representatives from Illinois

    List of United States Representatives from Illinois=

  • 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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  • 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...

  • A Recife de Maurício de Nassau (1637-1644) / Recife at Nassau's time

    Recife is a Brazilian city that was once the administrative center of the Dutch colonial domination in northeastern Brazil. During seven years (1637-1644) it was at the vanguard of freedom of religion, science, arts and progress, ruled by Maurice de Nassau. Em 1632 João Maurício de Nassau , príncipe alemão entusiasta da arquitetura, começou a construir a lux...

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  • County Carlow, Ireland - Main Page

    This is the Umbrella Project Page for County Carlow - Ireland County Carlow Irish : Contae Cheatharlach Administrative centre Carlow Province Leinster Area 896 km2 (346 sq mi) People from County Carlow are called - Motto Contae Cheatharlach County Carlow is a county in Ireland. It is part of the South-East Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It is n...

  • Barrister

    barrister (also known as barrister-at-law or Bar-at-law) is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions with a split legal profession, usually of greater value. Barristers specialize in courtroom advocacy and litigation. Their tasks include taking cases in large tribunals, drafting legal pleadings and giving expert legal opinions. Often, barristers are also regarded as legal scholars.Barrister...

  • Dutch Resistance during WWII

    The purpose of this project to commemorate those individuals who had the courage to stand up and be righteous. Please add anyone you know was a member of a resistance movement or even resisted in their own personal way This project is loosely based on the list of Dutch citizens involved in resistance to the NAZI occupation of Holland during World War II on Wikipedia . The very nature of any...

  • Jewish Families from Boskovice (Boskowitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Boskovice ( Boskowitz ) in today's Czech Republic. Boskovice is located in the Drahanska Highlands of Moravia about 35 km north of Brno, near Prerov and Olomouc (which also had Jewish communities). The former Jewish ghetto in Boskovice is well signposted. There is a small Jewish Museum at 6 Plac...

  • Vanatoa (Wannatoa) suguvõsa

    Vanatoa suguvõsa, nende järeltulijad ja elukaaslased Väga hea oleks kui teeksime kunagi Vanatoa suguvõsa kokkutulekut! :)

  • VIHVELIN (WIHWELIN) suguvõsa

    Vihvelin suguvõsa, nende järeltulijad ja elukaaslased

  • World War Two: Armed Forces - Rhodesia

    World War Two: Armed Forces - Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) Image right Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery inspects a Royal Rhodesia Regiment guard of honour during a visit to the territory in 1947Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery inspects a Royal Rhodesia Regiment guard of honour during a visit to the territory in 1947 This project aims to honour the Rhodes...

  • Jewish Families from Chişinău (Kishinev), Moldova

    This project seeks to collect all of the Jewish families from Chişinău (Kishinev), Moldova.

  • Riga Ghetto גטו ריגה

    The Riga Ghetto was a small area in Maskavas Forštate, neighborhood of Riga, Latvia, designated by the Nazis where Jews from Latvia, and later from Germany, were forced to live during World War II. On October 25, 1941, the Nazis relocated all Jews from Riga and the vicinity to the ghetto while the non-Jewish inhabitants were evicted. Most of the Latvian Jews (about 24,000) were killed ...

  • Merton College, Oxford University

    Merton College, University of Oxford Merton Street, Oxford Founded by Walter de Merton Chancellor of England under Henry Ill & Edward I & Bishop of Rochester, in 1264. Merton College (in full: The House or College of Scholars of Merton in the University of Oxford) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England. Its foundation can be traced back to the 1260s when...

  • Oxford University

    University of Oxford The University of Oxford (informally referred to as Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England, United Kingdom. Although its exact date of foundation is unclear, there is evidence of teaching as far back as 1096, making it the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and the second-oldest surviving univer...

  • Rhodes Scholars

    Rhodes Scholarship The Rhodes Scholarship, named after Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for selected foreign students to study at the University of Oxford. It was the first large-scale programme of international scholarships, and is widely considered the "world's most prestigious scholarship" by many public sources such as Time, Yale University Press, The McGill Rep...

  • Tulane University

    Tulane University of Louisiana is a private, nonsectarian research university located in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Founded as a public medical college in 1834, the school grew into a comprehensive university in 1847 and was eventually privatized under the endowments of Paul Tulane and Josephine Louise Newcomb in 1884. Tulane is a member of the Association of American Universities...

  • United States Marine Corps

    This project is designed to include those who achieved fame or notoriety while in the Marine Corps or as a result of previous or subsequent endeavors, infamy, or successes. Several lists are provided (linked) below. United States Marine Corps The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using t...

  • Jewish Families from Dolni Kounice (Kanitz), Moravia, Czech Republic

    This project seeks to list representatives of all of the Jewish families from the Moravian town of Dolni Kounice (Kanitz) in the Czech Republic. DOLNI KOUNICE (Ger. Kanitz; Heb. קוניץ), small town in Moravia, Czech Republic. Jews were living there from the end of the 14th century. A "Jewish judge" is mentioned in 1581. The synagogue was destroyed by the Swed...

  • Dissident Freedom Activists Worldwide

    Freedom Activist Dissidents Human Rights Activists by Nationality - Wikipedia List of Political Dissidents - Wikipedia Burma Aung San Suu Kyi , the soft-spoken, iconic political activist whom devotees call simply "the Lady." ] She remained under house arrest in Burma for almost 15 of the 21 years from 20 July 1989 until her most recent release on 13 November 2010, becoming one of ...

  • Korean War

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