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Luis H. Francia

Luis H. Francia is a Filipino American poet, playwright, journalist, and nonfiction writer. His memoir, Eye of the Fish: A Personal Archipelago, won both the 2002 Open Book and the 2002 Asian American Literary Awards.

Jerry Oleksiak

W. Gerard "Jerry" Oleksiak is a Democratic politician who is the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry under Governor Tom Wolf. Oleksiak was born and raised in Philadelphia. He graduated with a degree in international rel ...

LifeBank (Philippines)

LifeBank started operations in March 1970 in Maasin, Iloilo as Rural Bank of Maasin, it has two offshoots, the LifeBank and LifeBank Microfinance Foundation Inc. As of 2020, it has a total of 12 branches and 31 branch-lite units under LifeBank - ...

Kosciuszko Square in Bialystok

Kosciuszko Square is the representative and central square of Bialystok, capital of Podlaskie Voivodeship in north-eastern Poland.

Henrique M. Pereira

Henrique Miguel Leite de Freitas Pereira is a Portuguese conservation biologist. He is a Professor at the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg in Germany, head of the Biodiversity Conservation research group at the German Centre for Integ ...

Yosef Govrin

Yosef Govrin is an Israeli Diplomat who served in Israels Foreign Service between 1953 and 1995. He was Ambassador to Romania. He’s also served as Ambassador to Austria, Slovenia, Slovakia and the United Nations in Vienna.

Smolny Institute of Noble Maidens

The Smolny Institute of Noble Maidens of Saint Petersburg was the first womens educational institution in Russia that laid the foundation for womens education in the country. Europes first public educational institution for girls.

Mandisa Mfeka

Mandisa Mfeka is a South African pilot. She is known to be the first female fighter pilot in South Africa. Mfeka was born in Ntuzuma in KwaZulu-Natal. She had her secondary education at Queensburgh Girls’ High School. In 2008, she joined the Sout ...

List of vice presidents of the Republic of China by other offices held

This is a list of presidents of the Republic of China by other offices held, either before or after service as the vice president.

OIT

Oxidative-induction time, a standardized test which measures the level of thermal stabilization Out of India Theory, the idea that the Aryans are indigenous to the Indian subcontinent

Dali River

The Dali River is a river located in Taichung, Taiwan, flowing from the west of the city in a southwest direction before emptying into the Dadu River. Since the river is prone to flooding after heavy rain, the course of the river has been signifi ...

Karnataka Common Entrance Test

Karnataka Common Entrance Test is the common entrance exam conduced annually for admission to the professional courses in the state of Karnataka. KCET is conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority, which comes under the Ministry of Higher E ...

Altay Bayatlı

Altay Bayatlı is an Iraq-born Turkish history researcher. He was born as a son of a linguistic and history scholar parents. When he was 6-year-old, in 1988, the Bayatlı family sought refuge in Turkey and settled in Edirne in the same year. After ...

Oleksandr Ruzhytskyi

Ruzhytskyi was born in the village of Malyshivka in the Koziatyn Raion of the Vinnytsia Oblast in the Soviet Union on January 4, 1938. He graduated from the Uman Agricultural Institute in 1960. From 1960 to 1961, he worked as the Chief Agronomist ...

Eljan Birtanov

Birtanov was born in the city of Dzhambul present-day Taraz in the Kazakh SSR to a family of doctors. In 1994, he graduated from the Kazakh National Medical University in Almaty. Upon graduating, Birtanov left for the United States to study inten ...

Hilda H. Kroeger

Dr. Hilda H. Kroeger was an American physician of Pittsburgh. A specialist in maternity treatment, Kroeger assisted in designing" an efficient labor and delivery-room suite,” nearly 20 years before the development of the Alternative Birth Centers ...

Christina Kishimoto

Christina Kishimoto was born in the Bronx in New York. She has four siblings. Kishimoto was inspired to pursue a career in public education by her childhood teachers. Kishimoto was part of the A Better Chance program, in which she moved from the ...

George Washington Elementary School

George Washington Elementary School may refer to: George Washington Elementary School, Union City, New Jersey; see Union City Board of Education George Washington Elementary School, Mohegan Lake, New York; see Lakeland Central School District Geo ...

WCAT

WCAT may refer to: WFNX FM, a radio station 99.9 FM licensed to Athol, Massachusetts, United States, which used the call sign WCAT-FM from 1989 until 2002 WCAT-FM, a radio station at 102.3 FM located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania WPVQ AM, a radio sta ...

Jamestown Public Schools (New York)

Jamestown Public Schools, also known as the Jamestown City School District, is a school district headquartered in Jamestown, New York. As of 2020 it has about 5.100 students.

Jefferson School District

Jefferson School District may refer to: Jefferson County Joint School District in Rigby, Idaho Jefferson Local School District, in West Jefferson, Ohio Jefferson County School District in Birmingham, Alabama Jefferson Independent School District ...

Janet Reed

Janet Reed was an American ballerina and ballet mistress. She danced with San Francisco Ballet from 1937 to 1941 as leading ballerina. Reed worked with Ballet Theatre from 1943 to 1947 and then with New York City Ballet from 1948 until she was ma ...

Spring Creek Elementary School

Spring Creek Elementary School may refer to: Spring Creek Elementary School - Deer Creek School District - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Spring Creek Elementary School - Albany County School District 1 - Laramie, Wyoming Spring Creek Elementary School ...

Gordon Elementary School

Gordon Elementary School can refer to: Gordon Elementary School in Fairfield, California - Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District California John Gordon Elementary School in Posen, Illinois - Posen-Robbins School District 143½ Illinois Gordon E ...

FCPS

Frederick County Public Schools Virginia, in the United States Fayette County Public Schools disambiguation Frederick County Public Schools Maryland, in the United States Fairfax County Public Schools, in Virginia, United States Facultad de Cienc ...

Mildred Hoge Richards

Mildred Albro Hoge Richards was an American geneticist and zoologist who discovered, among other things, the gene responsible for development of the eye.

Blessed Sacrament School

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School Kitchener, Ontario, see Waterloo Catholic District School Board Blessed Sacrament School Wainwright, Alberta Blessed Sacrament School Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia

Kemper Snowboards

Kemper Snowboards is an American snowboard manufacturer. The first Kemper Snowboards were handmade in Ontario, Canada by David Kemper in 1983 and the company became officially incorporated in 1987. Kemper Snowboards went out of business in the mi ...

Briggs

In the United States Briggs Lake, a lake in Minnesota Briggs, Nebraska, an unincorporated community Briggs, Texas Briggs, Oklahoma Briggs, Indiana, an unincorporated community Briggs, Virginia Briggs, Ohio Elsewhere Briggs Islet, Tasmania, Austra ...

Lake Forest

Lake Forest may refer to: In communities: Lake Forest, a neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky Lake Forest Park, Washington Lake Forest, California, in Orange County Lake Forest, Texas Lake Forest, a neighborhood of Bridgeport, Connecticut Lake Fo ...

Alexander Schlicke

Alexander Schlicke was a German politician and trade unionist. Born in Berlin, Schlicke trained in precision mechanics at a craft school, and then found work in the industry, moving across the country until he ended up in Frankfurt. There, he joi ...

Willem Stapelberg

A police detective by profession, Stapelberg played provincial rugby for Northern Transvaal and was a member of the Currie Cup winning teams in 1968, 1973 and 1974. Stapelberg toured with the Springboks to France in 1974 and made his test debut a ...

Ish

Ish may refer to: Chazon Ish, sobriquet of Rabbi Avraham Yeshayahu Karelitz Ish, a book by Peter H. Reynolds .ish audio drama, Doctor Who audio drama Ish Kabibble 1908–1994, a comedian and cornet player the Sanskrit for "lord", see Ishvara

Howard Kerzner

Howard Butch Kerzner was a South African businessman and the son of Sol Kerzner. He was born in Durban and went to school in Johannesburg. He was sent to Stanford University where he completed a masters degree in business administration. He later ...

Rafael Larco Herrera

Teofilo Rafael Andres Wenceslao Larco Herrera was a Peruvian politician, businessman, and philanthropist. He was first vice-president of Peru during the first Government of Manuel Prado, as well as minister of Foreign Relations and interim minist ...

Liliana La Rosa

Liliana del Carmen La Rosa Huertas is a Peruvian nurse and academic specializing in public policy. She was Minister of Development and Social Inclusion of Peru from 2 April 2018 to 11 March 2019, during the government of Martin Vizcarra.

Maria Archer

Maria Emilia Archer Eyrolles Baltasar Moreira, known to her readers as Maria Archer, was a writer and activist from Lisbon, Portugal.

ISSC (disambiguation)

Interdisciplinary School of Scientific Computing, at the University of Pune, India Instituto Salesiano Student Council, at the Instituto Salesiano, Macau

ECJ (disambiguation)

Java Evolutionary Computation Toolkit, a Java-based evolutionary Computation Research System Eclipse Compiler for Java, a Java compiler in the Eclipse framework

Western High School

Western High School may refer to several schools in the United States: Western High School Parma, Michigan – Parma, Michigan Western High School Barry, Illinois – Barry, Illinois Western High School Silver City, New Mexico – Silver City, New Mexi ...

Polytechnic High School

Polytechnic High School, or Poly High School, is a common name given to high schools, especially high schools with a focus on applied arts and sciences. In the United States Polytechnic High School may refer to ; Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, ...

Terry Greedy

Terry Greedy is an Australian retired soccer player who played as a goalkeeper. He represented the Australian national team between 1983 and 1985, making 16 international appearances. At club level, he played in the National Soccer League for St ...

Marcia V. J. Kran

Marcia V. J. Kran is a Canadian lawyer and expert member of the UN Human Rights Committee. Her career has spanned international human rights law and criminal law with positions at the United Nations and in academia and civil society. Kran lives V ...

Jackie Wolcott

Wolcott grew up in Martin, Ottawa County, Ohio. She graduated from Genoa Area High School in 1972, and went on to study at Bowling Green State University.

Grabowski Gallery

The Grabowski Gallery was an Avant-garde art gallery opened in 1959 at 84 Sloane Avenue in Londons Chelsea, anticipating the Swinging Sixties. It hosted some of the earliest shows of the rising pop art movement and was the first venue in London t ...

Lillustre Gaudissart

Lillustre Gaudissart is a short story by Honore de Balzac. It was published in 1833 and is one of the Scenes de la vie de province of La Comedie humaine.

Gaudissart II

In this very short story, the owner of a Parisian shop sells a cheap shawl at an inflated price to a wealthy Englishwoman by pretending that it used to be owned by the Empress Josephine.

Madame Firmiani

Madame Firmiani is a beautiful young woman who is the subject of gossip in Paris. However, her husbands whereabouts are unknown. One day she receives a visit from Monsieur de Bourbonne, who is concerned about a rumour that his nephew Octave de Ca ...

School for the Gifted

School for the Gifted may refer to the following schools: Long Island School for the Gifted, Huntington Station, New York, a private school pre-kindergarten to 9th grade Pine View School for the Gifted, Osprey, Florida, a public school elementary ...

Kirinde Sri Dhammaratana

Kirinde Sri Dhammaratana is a Sri Lankan born Malaysian Buddhist monk and the incumbent Buddhist Chief High Priest of Malaysia, since the passing of his predecessor in 2006.