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Betsy Baker (supercentenarian)

British supercentenarians are citizens, residents or emigrants from the United Kingdom who have attained or surpassed 110 years of age. As of January 2015, the Gerontology Research Group had validated the longevity claims of 154 British supercent ...

Estelle Faguette

Our Lady of Pellevoisin is a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary which refers to a series of Marian apparitions in Pellevoisin, in the province of Berry, in the department of Indre, France. Pellevoisin is west of Chateauroux in the Catholic Archdioc ...

Joseph Auty Harley

Joseph Harley may refer to: Joseph Auty Harley born 1843 1843–1906, mayor of Nelson, New Zealand, 1899–1901 Joseph Auty Harley born 1895 1895–1973, mayor of Nelson, New Zealand, 1947–1956 Joseph Emile Harley 1880–1942, Governor of South Carolina, ...

Sir Alfred Thomas Bagge, 3rd Baronet

The Bagge Baronetcy, of Stradsett Hall in the County of Norfolk, is a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 13 April 1867 for William Bagge, Conservative Member of Parliament for West Norfolk. The sixth Baronet was Chai ...

Woolbury White Horse

The site is described as a strong hilltop camp covering 20 acres, with a single bank and ditch, and has commanding views over the surrounding area. The bank and ditch are well preserved to the west, the bank being 9 ft. high and 16 ft. above the ...

Alvin Mason Lothrop

Woodward & Lothrop was a department store chain headquartered in Washington, D.C. Woodward & Lothrop was the capitals first department store, opening in 1887. Woodies, as it was often nicknamed, maintained stores in the Mid-Atlantic United States ...

Kenesary Khan

The Kazakh Khanate, was a successor of the Golden Horde existing from the 15th to 19th century, located roughly on the territory of the present-day Republic of Kazakhstan. At its height, the khanate ruled from eastern Cumania to most of Uzbekista ...

Peter village enclosure

The Mount Horeb Earthworks Complex is an Adena culture group of earthworks in Fayette County, Kentucky. It consists of two major components, the Mount Horeb Site 1 and the Peter Village enclosure, and several smaller features including the Grimes ...

A Shard of Ice

Demon Quest is an audio play in five episodes based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It is written by Paul Magrs, and stars Tom Baker as the Fourth Doctor and Richard Franklin as Captain Mike Yates. It was ...

Forrest A. Coburn

Coburn & Barnum was a Cleveland, Ohio architectural firm from 1878 to 1897. It was established by Forrest A. Coburn and Frank Seymour Barnum. The firm also included W. Dominick Benes and Benjamin S. Hubbell for one year and was known as Coburn, B ...

Sir James Gibson-Craig, 1st Baronet

The Gibson, later Gibson-Carmichael, later Gibson-Craig-Carmichael Baronetcy, of Keirhill in the County of Edinburgh, is a title in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia. It was created on 31 December 1702 for Thomas Gibson, with remainder to his heirs m ...

Laura Hecox

The Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, also known affectionately by locals as "the Whale Museum", is one of the earliest museums in the state of California. Founded from the Laura Hecox collection in 1905, the Museums collections grew extensiv ...

Ira W. Jones

I W Jones Engr was an American engineering firm that operated from offices on Main Street in Milton, New Hampshire, from 1899 to 1930. The firm built water-powered factories and hydroelectric plants. Ira W. Jones was the principal of the firm.

Celia (slave)

State of Missouri v. Celia, a Slave was an 1855 murder trial held in the Circuit Court of Callaway County, Missouri, in which an slave woman named Celia was tried for the first-degree murder of her owner, Robert Newsom. Celia was convicted by a j ...

Sir John Dewrance

It was established in London in 1835 as a partnership by Joseph Woods, with John Dewrance. It was involved in the building of the locomotive Lion in 1838 for the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. In 1844 after Woods death the firm became a compan ...

William E. Higginbotham

Malcomson and Higginbotham was an architectural firm started in the nineteenth century and based in Detroit, Michigan. A successor firm, Malcomson-Greimel and Associates, still exists in Rochester, Michigan as of 2010.

Willem Alberda van Ekenstein

In carbohydrate chemistry, the Lobry de Bruyn–van Ekenstein transformation also known as the Lobry de Bruyn–Alberda–van Ekenstein transformation is the base or acid catalyzed transformation of an aldose into the ketose isomer or vice versa, with ...

Arthur E. Randle

Born in 1859, Colonel Arthur E. Randle was a late nineteenth and early twentieth-century real estate developer, who earned some recognition for building Congress Heights, before developing Hillcrest and other neighborhoods, east of the Anacostia ...

Sir Thomas Troubridge, 4th Baronet

The Troubridge Baronetcy, of Plymouth, is a title in the Baronetage of Great Britain. It was created on 30 November 1799 for Captain Thomas Troubridge, a distinguished officer of the Royal Navy, who later became an admiral. The second baronet was ...

Sir Charles Cave, 2nd Baronet

There have been two baronetcies created for persons with the surname Cave, one in the Baronetage of England and one in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. Both creations are extant as of 2008. The Cave Baronetcy, of Stanford Hall, Leicestershir ...

Sir Richard Harington, 12th Baronet

The Harington Baronetcy, of Ridlington in the county of Rutland, is a title in the Baronetage of England. It was created on 29 June 1611 for James Harington. He was a descendant of John Harington, one of the Barons summoned to Parliament by Edwar ...

Jacob Dixon Hunter

Jacobo Hunter District is one of the 29 districts of the Arequipa Province in Peru. The district is named after Jacob Dixon Hunter Jacobo Dixon Hunter who was a Scottish doctor born in Madison, Indiana USA on 8 September 1837. His father was work ...

Joseph Bishop Van Sciver

J.B. Van Sciver Furniture Co. was a furniture company in Camden, New Jersey, founded in 1881 by Joseph Bishop Van Sciver and later run by his sons, Joseph Bishop Van Sciver Jr., Lloyd Van Sciver, and Russell Van Sciver. The company also opened st ...

Christopher Columbus Smith

Chris-Craft Boats was an American manufacturer of boats that was founded by Christopher Columbus Smith. The company was sold by the Smith family in 1960 to NAFI Corporation, which changed its name to Chris-Craft Industries in 1962. The current su ...

David H. Buel

David Hillhouse Buel may refer to: David Hillhouse Buel priest 1862–1923, American Jesuit and president of Georgetown University; later an Episcopal minister David Hillhouse Buel soldier 1839–1870, Union Army officer

Mary Foy

Mary Foy may refer to: Mary Foy librarian 1862–1962, first woman head librarian of the Los Angeles Public Library Mary Foy politician, British Labour Party politician, MP for the City of Durham since 2019 Mary Lou Foy born 1944, American photojou ...

Richard Kearton

Richard Kearton FZS, FRPS and Cherry Kearton, brothers, were a pair of British naturalists and some of the worlds earliest wildlife photographers. They developed innovative methods to photograph animals in the wild and in 1895 published the first ...

Rene van Eibergen Santhagens

Oude Molen Distillery is the home of Oude Molen Cape Brandy and is situated in the Elgin Valley near the town of Grabouw in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The area is part of the Elgin Wine of Origin district and is home to several ce ...

Ada Everleigh

Ada and Minna Everleigh, born Ada and Minna Simms, were two sisters who operated the Everleigh Club, a high-priced brothel in the Levee District of Chicago during the first decade of the twentieth century. Ada, the eldest, was born in Greene Coun ...

Stella Gilbert

Nellie Oleson is a fictional character in the Little House series of autobiographical childrens novels written by Laura Ingalls Wilder. She was portrayed by Alison Arngrim in the NBC television show Little House on the Prairie, where her role is ...

John C. Best

The murder of George E. Bailey occurred on October 8, 1900, at Breakheart Hill Farm in Saugus, Massachusetts. Baileys employee, John C. Best, was subsequently convicted of the murder and executed.

Fred Schwed

Schwed was born in New York. Schweds father, Frederick Schwed, was a member of the New York Curb Exchange renamed in 1955 to NYSE. He was a professional trader on Wall Street, but lost much of his wealth in the stock market crash of 1929. He subs ...

Tim Andree

Tim Andree is the executive vice president and director of Dentsu, Inc., and the executive chairman and chief executive officer of its subsidiary, Dentsu Aegis Network, as well as a former professional basketball player. He played in the McDonald ...

Pierre Dumas

Pierre Dumas was a French doctor who pioneered drug tests in the Olympic Games and cycling. He was doctor of the Tour de France from 1952 to 1969 and head of drug-testing at race until 1977.

List of women in Bletchley Park

Women made up the majority of the 10.000 people who worked at Bletchley Park. The following is a list of women who worked at Bletchley Park who have Wikipedia articles.

Ethel Houston

Ethel Houston was a Solicitor, Enigma code breaker, and the first woman to become senior partner at a Scottish law firm. She served on the Law Societys Council between 1975 and 1981, one of the first women to hold the position. She also served on ...

Barbara Mauritzen

Barbara Dagmar Mauritzen was a member of the WRNS during World War II and was posted to HMS Pembroke 5. Mauritzen was the daughter of Karl Mauritzen, a Danish immigrant. She was one of the female operators first of the Robinson and then Colossus ...

Mother Thekla

Mother Thekla was born "Marina Sharf" in Kislovodsk, a spa town in the North Caucasus to Vladimir and Alice Sharf during the revolution in Russia the day after Nicolas II, and the royal family was murdered 18 July 1918 and died in the early hours ...

James McCray

Born in Ohio, McCray served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War before entering the Mannes School of Music in New York City where he was a pupil of Patricia Neway. In 1962 he won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditio ...

Cecil Ernest Eddy

Cecil Ernest Eddy was an Australian radiologist and physicist who pioneered X-Ray techniques for studying minerals and treating cancer. He was the director of the Commonwealth X-ray and Radium Laboratory from 1935 until his death in 1956.

Barrie Marmion

Barrie Patrick Marmion was an English microbiologist who spent the majority of his career in Australia. He is known for his work on Q fever, and led the team that developed the first vaccine against the bacteria that causes it.

Niki Alsford

Niki Joseph Paul Alsford is a British academic specializing in Taiwan studies. Upon completing his bachelors degree with honours at the University of Southampton, Alsford pursued a masters degree at National Chengchi University in Taiwan, followe ...

Fadi Ghaith

Fadi Abdelhadi Ghaith is a dean of science and engineering at Heriot-Watt University Dubai. Ghaith obtained Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice and Learning from the Heriot-Watt University Dubai and then got his BBB and MSc in mechanica ...

Alam Saleh

Alam Saleh, a British-Iranian political analyst and lecturer in middle East politics at Lancaster University. He is known for his research on Iranian politics.

5G NR

5G NR is a new radio access technology developed by 3GPP for the 5G mobile network. It was designed to be the global standard for the air interface of 5G networks. The 3GPP specification 38 series provides the technical details behind NR, the RAT ...

Absolute radio-frequency channel number

In GSM cellular networks, an absolute radio-frequency channel number is a code that specifies a pair of physical radio carriers used for transmission and reception in a land mobile radio system, one for the uplink signal and one for the downlink ...

Alternate line service

Alternate Line service is a GSM feature for supporting two different phone numbers for voice service on the same mobile device. The Alternate Line Service ALS was introduced as additional service with the former "PCS-1800" now better known as GSM ...

Base station identity code

The base station identity code, is a code used in GSM to uniquely identify a base station. The code is needed because it is possible that mobile stations receive the broadcast channel of more than one base station on the same frequency. This is d ...

Basic call state model

O-BCSM Originating BCSM T-BCSM Terminating BCSM A fundamental concept for IN control is the basic call state model BCSM. When a call is processed by an exchange, the call goes through a number of pre-defined phases. These phases of the call are d ...

Broadcast control channel

A broadcast control channel is a point to multipoint, unidirectional channel used in the Um interface of the GSM cellular standard. The BCCH carries a repeating pattern of system information messages that describe the identity, configuration and ...