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Genealogiae scriptoris Fusniacensis

Genealogiae scriptoris Fusniacensis or Genealogia regum Francorum tertiae stirpis is the conventional Latin title given to a collection of genealogies of the Capetian dynasty going back to 866. It is especially useful for the light it sheds on th ...

Les Jumo

Les Jumo is a French singing and dancing duo with strong African influences formed in 2008 by the twin brothers known as Docta Lova La Friandiz and Linho de Gaucho LInternational born 16 October 1985. They used the shortened Docta & Linho for som ...

Jean Clarieux

Jean Clarieux was a French film and television actor. Generally a supporting actor appearing in smaller parts, he played a more substantial role in Rene Clements 1946 resistance film The Battle of the Rails.

Dallay

Dallay is a French philatelic editor established in Paris. Dallay has published stamp catalogs since 2001. The catalogs list postage stamps issued by France and other francophone areas: metropolitan France, French overseas territories, French pos ...

Emilie Delorme

Emilie Delorme, an engineer by training, has a career in the management of cultural institutions in France. On 14 December 2019 Delorme was appointed as the first woman director of the Conservatoire de Paris in its 224-year history, to start in t ...

Jacques Desagneaux

Jacques Desagneaux was a French film editor, active between 1930 and 1967. He was also an occasional actor, appearing in a handful of films.

François Joux

Follow That Man 1953 Antoine and Antoinette 1947 Montparnasse 19 1958 A Hole in the Wall 1950 Three Days to Live 1957 Paris Frills 1945 Six Hours to Lose 1947 The Pavilion Burns 1941 Faites-moi confiance 1954 Virgile 1953 Endless Horizons 1953 On ...

Gerard Carlier

Gerard Carlier was a German-born French screenwriter. He worked on several scripts for films starring the comedian Fernandel in the postwar era.

Ignace Hellenberg

In his will, he left more than more than NIS 200 million to the Israeli state to create rehabilitation hospitals for disabled Israel Defense Forces veterans. In 2017, the Southern Regional Medical Center opened, with about one-third of the NIS 60 ...

Jean Claude Jacob

Jean Claude Jacob was a serf from the Jura Mountains, supposedly 120 years old, who was brought from his native place to figure as "dean of the human race" in Paris at the Festival of the Federation of July 1790. Thomas Carlyle wrote of Jacob in ...

Georges Flamant

Georges Flamant was a French film actor. Flamant came to attention for his role as a pimp in Jean Renoirs 1931 film La Chienne where he starred alongside Janie Marese. He began a relationship with Marese, but while driving on a holiday in the Sou ...

Johann Ludwig von L’Estocq

Johann Ludwig von L’Estocq was the brother of Jean Armand de Lestocq. His nephew Alexander Chappuzeau, son of Jacob Chappuzeau, and a great-grandson of Samuel Chappuzeau was the Counts aide de camp.

Laure (art model)

Laure was an art model in France known for her work with artist Edouard Manet. She is best known for posing as the black maid offering the white nude figure a bouquet of flowers in Manets 1863 painting Olympia.

Pierre Levasseur (aircraft builder)

Pierre Georges Albert Levasseur was a French aircraft and component maker. He set up his company Societe Pierre Levasseur Aeronautique, always referred to simply as Levasseur in Paris in 1910, beginning by making propellers. In 1913 he began buil ...

Marcel Lucien

Forces occultes 1943 The Barber of Seville 1933 Night at the Crossroads 1932 Three from St Cyr 1939 The Woman with Closed Eyes 1926 Rigolboche 1936 Baroud 1932 The Garden of Allah 1927 Josette 1937 The Dying Land 1936 Inspector Sergil 1947 Boudu ...

Maurice Marceau

Maurice Marceau was a French film actor. A character actor he appeared in a number of small or supporting roles during the 1930s, 1940s and early 1950s.

Anahide Ter Minassian

Anahide Ter Minassian or Anahide Kevonian was an Armenian-French historian who specialised in the history of Armenia during its time in the Soviet empire and that period before.

Andreea-Cristiana Navrotescu

Andrea-Cristiana Navrotescu is a French Woman International Master, Womens Chess Olympiad individual silver medalist.

Nazak Afshar

Nazak Afshar is a French-Iranian woman currently imprisoned in Iran. Iranian authorities arrested Afshar in March 2016 upon her arrival in the country to visit her critically ill mother. Afshar, who formerly worked at the French embassy in Tehran ...

Nemo (dog)

Nemo was born as Marin in 2015 in Tulle, former French President François Hollandes hometown. By August 2017, he was living in an animal shelter run by the Societe protectrice des animaux SPA, an animal rights charity, in Hermeray, Yvelines near ...

Anne Vanderlove

Anne Vanderlove or Anna van der Leeuw was a Dutch-born French singer and songwriter, known as the French Joan Baez.

Tauatomo Mairau

Tauatomo Mairau was a member of the royal Tahitian family of Mairau, a descendant of Tahiti’s Queen Pōmare IV. He was born on the island of Rurutu. As of February 2009, Tauatomo Mairau claimed to be the heir to the Tahitian throne, and attempted ...

Ebrima Manneh

Ebrima Manneh is a Gambian journalist who was arrested in July 2006 and secretly held in custody. In 2019 the Gambian newspaper The Trumpet reported that Manneh had died in captivity at some point in mid-2008.

Georgian diaspora

The Georgian diaspora refers to both historical and present emigration from Georgia. The countries with the largest Georgian communities outside Georgia are Turkey and Russia.

Georgian Americans

Georgian Americans are Americans of full or partial Georgian ancestry. They encompass ethnic Georgians who have immigrated to the U.S. from Georgia, as well as other areas with significant Georgian populations, such as Russia. The precise number ...

Georgian emigration in Poland

The documented ties between Georgia and Poland reach back to the 15th century, when the Georgian Constantine I sent a diplomatic mission to the Polish King Alexander Jagiellon. Later, Polish King Jan III Sobieski tried to establish contacts with ...

Georgians in Turkey

In the census of 1965, 34.330 Turkish citizens spoke Georgian as mother language. Proportionally, they were most numerous in Artvin 3.7%, Ordu 0.9% and Kocaeli 0.8%. 4.042 of these could only speak Georgian. Another 44.934 spoke Georgian as secon ...

Battle of Gagra

The Battle of Gagra was fought between Georgian forces and the Abkhaz secessionists aided by the Confederation of Mountain Peoples of the Caucasus militants from 1 to 6 October 1992, during the War in Abkhazia. The allies, commanded by the Cheche ...

War in Abkhazia (1992–1993)

The War in Abkhazia from 1992 to 1993 was fought between Georgian government forces for the most part and Abkhaz separatist forces, Russian government armed forces and North Caucasian militants. Ethnic Georgians who lived in Abkhazia fought large ...

Khevsurians

Khevsurians are an ethnographical group of Georgians, mainly living in Khevsureti, on both sides of the Caucasus Mountain Chain in the watersheds of the rivers Aragvi and Argun. There are some villages in Khevi, Ertso-Tianeti, Kakheti, Kvemo Kart ...

Sanni

The Sanni are mentioned by Strabo, Pliny the Elder and Arrian as a people settling near Trebizond. In the 1st and 2nd centuries AD, their territory extended to the north-east until the river Ophis, and covered both the littoral and the mountainou ...

Svans

The Svans are an ethnic subgroup of the Georgians living mostly in Svaneti, a region in northwest Georgia. They speak the Svan language and are mostly bilingual also in Georgian. Both these languages belong to the Kartvelian language family. In t ...

Tushetians

The Tush divide themselves into two groups, the Chagma-Tush, who speak the local Georgian dialect and Tsova-Tush, also known as Bats or Batsbi, who speak the Bats language, a Nakh language cousin of Chechen and Ingush. Most Bats also speak Georgi ...

Aeetes

Aeetes, Æetes, or Aeeta, was a king of Colchis in Greek mythology. The name comes from the ancient Greek word αἰετός.

Meskhetians

Meskhians are an ethnographic subgroup of Georgians who speak Meskhetian dialect of Georgian language, which among Georgias regional dialects is relatively close to official Georgian. Meskhetians are indigenous population of Meskheti, historical ...

House of Jaqeli

The House of Jaqeli was a Georgian princely family and a ruling dynasty of the Principality of Samtskhe, an offshoot of the House of Chorchaneli.

Mingrelians

The Mingrelians are an indigenous Kartvelian-speaking ethnic subgroup of Georgians that mostly live in Samegrelo region of Georgia. They also live in considerable numbers in Abkhazia and Tbilisi. In the pre-1930 Soviet census, the Megrelians were ...

Jafarqoli Khan

Jafarqoli Khan, also known as Jafarqoli Beg, was a Safavid official of Georgian origin who served as the governor of Astarabad in 1664 or 1666, during the reign of king Abbas II. A scion of the Undiladze clan, Jafarqoli Khan was a grandson of the ...

Miranda Mikadze

Miranda Mikadze represented Georgia at the European Youth Chess Championships and World Youth Chess Championships, where won two silver medals: in 2003 in Budva, at the European Youth Chess Championship in the U14 girls age group behind Anna Muzy ...

Shetekauri

Supposedly it was derived from a man’s name Shete. The representatives of one of the smallest families of Georgia apr. 300 person reside mostly in Kakheti region. The historical documents do not store any information about the family until the 20 ...

Shio II of Georgia

Shio II was a 15th-century Georgian prelate mentioned as the Catholicos Patriarch of Georgia in the documents dating from 1440 to 1443/47. Shio was a close associate of King Alexander I of Georgia, with whom he cooperated to restore the kingdom f ...

Siyavosh Beg (qollar-aghasi)

Siyavosh Beg, also known by his nisba of Bāshīāchūghī, was a Safavid military commander, official, and gholam of Georgian origin. Siyavosh Beg rose through the ranks to become a military officer yuzbashi early on in his career. In 1632, he was ap ...

Theodore III of Georgia

Theodore III was a 15th-century Georgian prelate mentioned as the Catholicos Patriarch of Georgia in the documents dating from 1427 to 1434. Theodore was a close associate of King Alexander I of Georgia, with whom cooperated to restore the kingdo ...

German childhood in World War II

German childhood in World War II describes how the Second World War, as well as experiences related to it, directly or indirectly impacted the life of children born in that era. In Germany, these children became known as Kriegskinder, a term that ...

German diaspora

German diaspora are ethnic Germans and their descendants living outside Germany. It also refers to the aspects of migration of German speakers from central Europe to different countries around the world. This definition describes the "German" ter ...

Bosporus Germans

The first generation came a few decades before and especially during the three political visits of Kaiser Wilhelm II to Constantinople Istanbul, the capital city of the Ottoman Empire. The Taksim German Hospital was opened in 1852. Most of the in ...

List of German exonyms

Note that this list only includes towns whose German name is significantly different from the official mainly French form. Towns that differ with predictable spelling/ ending changes shown below are not included. ae, c, e, oe, ou, u, v → a, k, e, ...

German Palatines

The German Palatines were early 18th-century emigrants from the Middle Rhine region of the Holy Roman Empire, including a minority from the Palatinate which gave its name to the entire group. They were both Protestant and Catholic. Towards the en ...

German World Alliance

German World Alliance, in German: "Deutsche Weltallianz" is the only worldwide organization of the Germans abroad. The GWA was founded 2002 in Washington D.C., where is still its main office.

Hilton family

The Hilton family is an American family. The family members hold varying degrees of wealth and status as socialites in the United States of America. They are widely known for the Hilton Hotels & Resorts Group which was established by Conrad Hilto ...