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Algernon Ward

Algernon Ward, FRSL, FRGS, FSA Scot was an Anglican priest and author. He was the son Robert Ward sometime Vicar of Ashby Puerorum he was educated at Queen Elizabeths Grammar School, Horncastle and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He was ordain ...

Thomas Gobert (architect)

He is credited with the construction of the Trianon de Saint-Cloud, since transformed into the pavillon de Breteuil, in the parc of Saint-Cloud, begun in 1670 and completed in 1680. One of the ponds bears his name. He built the water supply netwo ...

Claude Mollet

Claude Mollet, premier jardinier du Roy - first gardener to three French kings, Henri IV, Louis XIII and the young Louis XIV - was a member of the Mollet dynasty of French garden designers in the seventeenth century. His father was Jacques Mollet ...

Academie darchitecture

The Academie darchitecture is a French learned society whose purpose is the recognition of architectural quality. Founded in 1840 as the Societe Centrale des Architectes, the society was renamed Academie dArchitecture in 1953, reviving the name o ...

List of Academie des Beaux-Arts members: Architecture

1819: Maximilien Joseph Hurtault 1765–1824 elected 1795: Jacques Gondouin 1737–1818 1931: Paul Bigot 1870–1942 1918: Henri Deglane 1855–1931 1976: Jacques Couelle 1902–1996 1956: Charles Nicod 1878–1967 1912: Edmond Paulin 1848–1915 1968: Jean de ...

List of Academie des Beaux-Arts members: Engraving

1911: Emile Jean Sulpis 1856-1942 1943: Albert Decaris 1901-1988 1989: Roger Vieillard 1907-1989 1822: Pierre Alexandre Tardieu 1756-1844 elected 1803: Charles Clement Balvay 1756-1822 1873: Henri-Louis François 1814-1888 1844: François Forster 1 ...

List of Academie des Beaux-Arts members: Music

2000: Laurent Petitgirard born 1950 1835: Antoine Reicha 1770-1836 1894: Theodore Dubois 1837-1924 1924: Gabriel Pierne 1863-1937 1854: Louis Clapisson 1808-1866 1975: Marcel Landowski 1915-1999 1866: Charles Gounod 1818-1893 1836: Jacques Fromen ...

List of Academie des Beaux-Arts members: Painting

1860: Emile Signol 1804–1892 1822: Louis Hersent 1777–1860 1941: Pierre Eugene Montezin 1874–1946 1957: Yves Brayer 1907–1990 1947: Charles Fouqueray 1871–1956 elected 1795: Gerard van Spaendonck 1746–1822 1921: Paul Chabas 1869–1937 1938: Edouar ...

List of Academie des Beaux-Arts members: Sculpture

1905: Denys Puech 1864-1942 1983: Jean Cardot born 1930 1960: Paul Belmondo 1898-1982 1816: Claude Ramey 1794-1838 1884: Louis-Ernest Barrias 1841-1905 1943: Paul Niclausse 1879-1958 elected 1795: Philippe-Laurent Roland 1746-1816 1838: Augustin- ...

List of Academie des Beaux-Arts members: Unattached

1991: Marcel Marceau 1923–2007 elected 1816: Comte de Vaublanc 1756–1846 1970: Pierre David-Weill 1900–1975 1953: Albert Sarraut 1872–1962 1885: Alphonse de Rothschild 1827–1905 1876: Emile Perrin 1815–1885 2008: William Christie born 1944 1905: ...

Dylan Waldron

Dylan Waldron RBSA is a British artist, born in Newcastle-Under-Lyme in 1953. He was educated at Stourbridge College of Art and University of Wolverhampton, graduating with BA Honours in art in 1976. Since then, Waldron has exhibited both nationa ...

Haarlem Guild of St. Luke

The Haarlem Guild of Saint Luke was first a Christian, and later a city Guild for various trades falling under the patron saints Luke the Evangelist and Saint Eligius.

Pratts

Pratts is a gentlemens club in London. It was established in 1857, with premises in a house in Park Place, off St Jamess Street, and close to the Ritz London.

Ziv Biron

Ziv Biron is a businessman and the president and CEO of IDB Bank, a New York-based private and commercial bank with locations in the United States, Latin America and Israel.

Uri Levin

Uri Levin, is the CEO of Discount Bank, one of Israels leading banks. Levin is a trained pilot who served in the Israeli Air Force before building his career as a business executive.

Yerzhan Tatishev

Yerzhan Tatishev was Kazakhstani banker who was the chairman and CEO of BTA Bank JSC. In December 2004, the 37-year-old Tatishev died of a gunshot wound sustained while driving in the Jambyl Region. Months after his death, the U.S. State Departme ...

List of chairpersons of the College Republicans

This is a list of the Chairpersons of the College Republican National Committee. This list includes those persons who served as national chairman of College Republican National Committee and its predecessor organizations, including the American R ...

List of chairmen of the Kennel Club

This is a list of chairmen of The Kennel Club, starting from the clubs founding in 1873. The Kennel Club dates from the first organised dog show in UK on the 28/29 June 1859, following this in 1870 it was decided that a governing body was require ...

List of chairmen of the KGB

The Chairman of the KGB was the head of the Soviet KGB. He was assisted by one or two First Deputy Chairmen, and four to six Deputy Chairmen. He was also the head of the Collegium of the KGB - which consisted of the Chairman, deputy chairmen, Dir ...

List of chairmen of the London County Council

This is a list of persons who held the offices of chairman, vice chairman and deputy chairman of the London County Council. All three offices existed from 1889 to 1965.

List of chairmen of Wiltshire County Council

1986–1989: Mr J. B. Ainslie OBE 1889–1896: John Thynne, 4th Marquess of Bath 1946–1949: Colonel R. W. Awdry CBE 1949–1960: Alderman J. L. Calderwood CBE 1906–1946: Thomas Henry Thynne, 5th Marquess of Bath 1985–1986: Captain P. S. Beale RN 1969–1 ...

List of presidents of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is one of 12 regional reserve banks of the Federal Reserve System, which is the American central bank. It is described as being the most important of the banks, due to it being in the worlds center of finance ...

List of presidents of FIFA

The following is a list of presidents of the Federation Internationale de Football Association, the world association football governing body. Presidents Daniel Burley Woolfall, Rodolphe Seeldrayers and Arthur Drewry died during their term in off ...

List of presidents of the Institution of Electrical Engineers

This is a list of presidents of the Institution of Electrical Engineers from its formation in 1871 until 2005, the date of amalgamation with the Institution of Incorporated Engineers to form the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Prior to ...

List of presidents of the National Rifle Association

The position of president of the National Rifle Association is a largely symbolic role, which dates back to the NRAs origins in New York on 17 November 1871. Founded by George Wood Wingate and William Conant Church, two Union veterans dismayed by ...

List of presidents of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

The president of the General Conference is the head of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, the governing body of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The presidents office is within the offices of the General Conference, located in Sil ...

President of the Trades Union Congress

Initially, the post of president was elected at the annual Trades Union Congress TUC itself, and would serve just for the duration of the congress. Early standing orders stated that preference had to be given to a candidate from the city where th ...

John J. Cone

John J. Cone was the fourth Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus from 1898 to 1899 and Fire Commissioner of Jersey City, New Jersey. Cone was a founding member of Jersey City Council #137 of the Knights of Columbus on November 3, 1895. In le ...

Jean Migneault

Jean Migneault was a former Deputy Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, a position he held from 2000 to 2006. Before that Migneault was Assistant Supreme Treasurer and Supreme Treasurer. He is a native of Quebec, Canada and holds a degree i ...

Chair of the Federal Reserve

The Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is the head of the Federal Reserve, which is the central banking system of the United States. The position is known colloquially as "Chair of the Fed" or "Fed Chair". The chair is ...

Chairman of the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto

The Chairman of the Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto or Metro Chairman was the regional chair of Metropolitan Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and the most senior political figure in the municipality. The Metro Chairman was elected by the members of ...

Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities

The Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities is the executive leader of the National Endowment for the Humanities, an independent federal agency created in 1965. The Chair directs the NEH and is the sole position in the agency with the ...

William Prudhoe

Prudhoe was born Sunderland, England. He received his education at a public school and then undertook an apprenticeship as a builder and mason. He married Anne Annie Adamson in 1855 and they had two boys in England; the second one Joseph born in ...

Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina is the presiding member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which collectively serves as head of state of Bosnia and Herzegovina. According to the Article V of the Constitution of ...

Regional Chair of Ottawa-Carleton

The Regional Chair of Ottawa-Carleton was the head of the regional council which controlled the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton since its formation in 1968. Originally the Regional Chair was selected by other members of regional council ...

Jeffrey S. Lyons

Lyons was born in Hamilton, Ontario, where his father owned the citys first chain of grocery stores, Lyons Food Mart. Lyons moved to Toronto to study law, graduating from the University of Toronto and a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada. ...

Karl L. Mallette

Karl L. Mallette was a Toronto politician and Toronto Transit Commission Chairman and Commissioner. A compositor by trade, he was first elected to local political office in 1959. He served on the Council of the Borough of Scarborough, first as a ...

Charles A. Walton

Charles A. Walton was born in Toronto and attended Park and Earl Grey Public Schools, Riverdale Collegiate and Shaws Business School. He pursued a career in real estate and was involved with Billy Summerville in the construction and operation of ...

Laurent Berger

Laurent Berger is a French trade unionist. He has been the general secretary of the French Democratic Confederation of Labour since November 28, 2012.

Master Sibrand

Master Sibrand was the founder of the hospital in Akkon, which was to become the nucleus of the Teutonic Knights. For this reason, he is sometimes considered the "first grand master" of that order, even if it was only given recognition in 1192, a ...

Elliott sisters

The Elliott sisters, Emily and Eilis, were two Irish sisters notable for their involvement in Irish Nationalism, especially in the Easter Rising in 1916. They were founder members of Cumann na mBan.

Gay Liberation Front

Gay Liberation Front was the name of a number of gay liberation groups, the first of which was formed in New York City in 1969, immediately after the Stonewall riots, in which police clashed with gay demonstrators.

Sam Green (councillor)

Sam Green was an openly gay psychiatric nurse and Liberal politician who was elected as a member of Durham City Council in 1972. He has been described as the first openly gay councillor in England and first openly gay candidate in an election in ...

Czechoslovak Social Democratic Workers Party in the Republic of Austria

The Czechoslovak Social Democratic Workers Party in the Republic of Austria was a political party in Austria, working amongst the Czech minority. The party was founded on December 7, 1919, as the Vienna branch of the Czechoslovak Social Democrati ...

Estonian Social Democratic Workers Party

The Estonian Social Democratic Workers Party was a political party in Estonia between 1917 and 1925. The party, founded on the platforms of patriotism, Estonian independence, and social justice, wrote the first Estonian constitution.

German Social Democratic Workers Party in the Czechoslovak Republic

The German Social Democratic Workers Party in the Czechoslovak Republic was a German social democratic party in Czechoslovakia, founded when the Bohemian provincial organization of the Social Democratic Workers Party of Austria separated itself f ...

Guyana Labour Union

The BGLU was founded in 1919, emerging as a labour union amongst black dockworkers. Led by Hubert Critchlow. It soon expanded into a colony-wide labour movement. BGLU was not the first trade union in the Caribbean, but was the first to be legally ...

Hungarian-German Social Democratic Party

The Hungarian-German Social Democratic Party was a social democratic political party in Slovakia. It was founded in 1919 by social democrats from ethnic minority communities. The party had a German and a Hungarian section. The German and Hungaria ...

Independent Socialist Labour Party

The Independent Socialist Labour Party was a political party in Poland. The party was founded on March 12, 1922, in Krakow. Initially the party bore the name Party of Independent Socialists. Boleslaw Drobner was the chairman of the party. The par ...

Mapai

Mapai was a centre-left political party in Israel, and was the dominant force in Israeli politics until its merger into the modern-day Israeli Labor Party in 1968. During Mapais time in office, a wide range of progressive reforms were carried out ...