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John Ball (clergyman)

John Ball was an African-American Methodist preacher in Shelburne, Nova Scotia. John Ball is recorded in the Book of Negroes as one of the 3.000 African Americans who escaped to the British lines during the American Revolution.

Edward Mayfield Boyle

Edward Mayfield Boyle was a Sierra Leone Creole medical doctor who was one of the few African-American medical practitioners to attend Harvard Medical School. Boyle, was one of the first West Africans to attend Howard University College of Medici ...

John William Campbell (herbalist)

John William Campbell was a Creole herbalist who worked at Connaught Hospital during the early 1900s. John William Campbell was the son of Oluwole John Campbell and Sarah Campbell, he was also the brother of William John Campbell, a mayor of Free ...

George Gelaga King

King was President of the Sierra Leone Court of Appeal and of the Court of Appeal of The Gambia. He served as Sierra Leone’s Ambassador to France, Spain, Portugal and Switzerland from 1974 to 1978, and was at the same time Sierra Leone’s Permanen ...

John Leigh (ambassador)

John Ernst Leigh was an Ambassador for Sierra Leone to the United States who served during the Sierra Leone Civil War. Leigh was also a Presidential candidate for the Sierra Leone Peoples Party during the 2007 Presidential elections in Sierra Leone.

Major Jarrett

Major John Jarrett was a Jamaican Maroon leader of the Maroons of Cudjoes Town in Jamaica. He was most likely named after a neighbouring planter with a similar surname. On the journey to Sierra Leone, the colonial authorities put an English offic ...

Priddy family (Sierra Leone)

The Priddy family is a prominent Creole family of Barbadian and Jamaican descent in Sierra Leone. The Priddys became one of the most successful settler families in Freetown, Sierra Leone and scions of the clan include Ebun Willie Robert Gorham Pr ...

Solomon Athanasius James Pratt

Solomon Athanasius James Pratt, C.O.R. M.P. M,A. M.Sc. LL.B. B.LJtt, Dip. Agric. Econs., also known as S.A.J. Pratt or Jolliboy, was a Sierra Leonean politician, lawyer, and agriculturalist who served under the administration of President Siaka S ...

List of Crimean khans

This is a list of khans of the Crimean Khanate, a state which existed in present-day southern Ukraine from 1441 until 1783. Crimean Tatars, although not a part of the Ukrainian ethnos, are deeply interconnected, having ruled a large part of moder ...

Canibek Giray

Canibek or Janibek Giray was twice khan of the Crimean Khanate. During his first reign he fought for the Turks in Persia and Poland. He proved a poor commander and had difficulty making his men obey. He was removed by the Turks in 1623. In the fo ...

Ğazı I Giray

Ğazı I Giray was for six months khan of the Crimean khanate. He was preceded by his father Mehmed I Giray and was followed by his uncle Saadet I Girai. He was enthroned after his fathers murder and was executed by his uncle. In the nine years fol ...

Adil Giray

Adil Giray, Adil Khan Girai was khan of the Crimean Khanate from 1666 to 1671. He strongly supported the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, and was one of the candidates in the Polish royal election of 1669. In 1671 Giray was removed as khan by Mehm ...

Hayder of Crimea

Hayder Khan Girai, Hayder was either once or twice briefly a Khan of Crimea. He was one of the sons of the dynastys founder Hacı I Giray c1441-1466. It is reported that in 1456 he rebelled against his father and briefly occupied the throne, but t ...

Islam I Giray

Islam I Giray was for five months Khan of the Crimean Khanate. He was preceded and followed his uncles Saadet I Girai and Sahib I Giray. His father was Mehmed I Giray. Islam spent most of his life trying to take the throne from his uncles. He was ...

Saadet I Giray

Saadet I Giray was Khan of the Crimean Khanate. He was pro-Turkish and a competent ruler. He followed Ğazı I Giray and was followed by Islam I Giray. For his relatives, many of whom were khans, see his brother Mehmed I Giray.

Saadet II Giray

Saadet II Giray was nominally a khan of the Crimean Khanate. More accurately, he rebelled against his uncle and called himself khan, but was soon driven out. He was the son of Mehmed II Giray. When the Turks replaced Mehmed with Islyam II, Mehmed ...

Diva Grabovceva

According to the legend, she was born in the village of Rumboci in northern Herzegovina. She refused a Turkish noblemans marriage proposal, ran away from her home and hid in the Kedzara area. The young man found her and tried to rape her. She was ...

Hrvatski glasnik (Tuzla)

Hrvatski glasnik is monthly magazine published by HKD Napredak in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The magazine is published in Croatian and is popular among the Croats of northeast Bosnia. It was founded in December 1992 by franciscan fra Petro Ma ...

Ivan Vranetic

Ivan "Ivica" Vranetic was a Yugoslav partisan of ethnic Croatian descent, whose aid to Jewish people during World War II resulted in his inclusion among the "Righteous Among the Nations" by Yad Vashem in 1970. For more than two decades, he was Ch ...

Croatian Popular Party (1919)

Croatian Popular Party was founded in 1919, as political branch of the Croatian Catholic movement, and participated in elections in the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes until the royal dictatorship 1929. In the 1920 elections, the party ran ...

Croats of Serbia

Croats are a recognized national minority in Serbia, a status they received in 2002. According to the 2011 census, there were 57.900 Croats in Serbia or 0.8% of the regions population. Of these, 47.033 lived in Vojvodina, where they formed the fo ...

Croat National Council

Croatian National Council of the Republic of Serbia is the representative body of Croats in Serbia, established for the protection of the rights and the minority self-government of Croats in Serbia. It represents Croatian national minority in the ...

HSK Dunav Zemun

HSK Dunav was a football club from Zemun. Local Croats from Zemun and other parts of Syrmia gathered around this club.

Gradanski Zemun

HSK Gradanski was a football club from Zemun, near Belgrade in what is now Serbia. Local Croats from Zemun and other parts of Syrmia gathered around this club.

Croat Theatre of Pecs

The Croat Theatre of Pecs is the first self-initiative institution of Croats in Hungary. It was founded in 1990 by Antun Vidakovic, after years of work and organization, with the support of local Croat intellectuals like Ivica Durok, Miso Balaz o ...

Bagoro

Bagoro is member of an ethnic group living in the Bagrot and Taisot valley, alongside the banks of river Bagrot, village of Jalaalabad, and in Danyor city. The group shares the same dialect, cuisines and traditions.

Domba

The Domba or Dom are an ethnic group, or groups, scattered across India. In North India, the preferred self-designation is Dom. The form domba is Prakrit, while doma and dumba are encountered in Kashmiri Sanskrit texts. Many are nomadic and perip ...

Shina people

The Shina, also known as the Shin are a Dardic tribe residing in southern Gilgit–Baltistan, Chitral and the western part of the Kohistan district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, as well as the Dras Valley and Kishenganga Valley in the northern r ...

God Grew Tired of Us

God Grew Tired of Us is a 2006 American documentary film about three of the "Lost Boys of Sudan", a group of some 25.000 young men who have fled the wars in Sudan since the 1980s, and their experiences as they move to the United States. The film ...

Lifestories: The Lost Boys of Sudan

Lifestories: The Lost Boys of Sudan is a short documentary that explores the lives of eight Sudanese refugees. Displaced from their homes in the late 1980s due to a brutal civil war, the youngest boys were forced to flee alone. Pitted against an ...

The Journey of the Lost Boys

The Journey of the Lost Boys is a non-fiction book by Joan Hecht about The Lost Boys of Sudan. "The Lost Boys" are a group of young children who became separated from their parents due to civil war in their homeland. With little food and water an ...

Denka

Deng, also known as Denka, is a sky, rain, and fertility god in Dinka mythology for the Dinka people of Sudan and South Sudan. He is the son of the goddess Abuk. Among the Nuer, Deng is considered to be "a foreign deity" and "a bringer of disease ...

List of Hong Kong people

Au Wai Lun 歐偉倫, footballer, Hong Kong National Representative Jin Au-Yeung 歐陽靖, rapper American Chinese Au Chi-wai 區志偉, Hong Kong amateur snooker player Jamie Atkinson 傑米阿特金森, cricketer, Hong Kong cricket team David Akers-Jones 鍾 ...

Lee Wai Chun

Lee Wai Chun is one of the most successful female Hong Kong comics artists. She is best known for her popular series Sapsaam Dim, known as Miss 13 Dot or 13-Dot Cartoon in English, which follows the adventures of a rich, fashion-oriented teenager ...

Leung Chau-ting

Leung Chau-ting, born around 1950, is the chairperson of the Federation of Civil Service Union, which he helped found in 1984. He was also involved in the founding of the Clerical Grades Civil Servants General Union in 1979. Having represented ci ...

Samuel C. Woodruff, Jr.

Samuel C. Woodruff, Jr. was born in Hong Kong Sept. 28, 1858 while his father was the surveyor of the Port of Shanghai. At 6 years old, Woodruff came with his family to settle in Olympia within the Washington Territory. His early career included ...

Peter Tomory

Tomory was born in Hong Kong and educated in India and the UK. In 1940 he joined the Royal Navy and served for five and a half years, including patrols on the Murmansk run. After the War undertook postgraduate study at University of Edinburgh. In ...

Tszwai So

Tszwai So is a British-Hong Kong architect. He is best known for his Belarusian Memorial Chapel, which is the first wooden church built in London since the Great Fire in 1666.

Aline Wong

Aline Wong is a Singaporean sociologist and former politician. She was one of the first women Parliament members in Singapore, elected in 1984. She went on to have a career in both politics and education. In 2001, she retired from politics, but c ...

Youth in Hong Kong

Youth in Hong Kong, according to the University of Hong Kong Statistical Profile, includes citizens of the Chinese territory of Hong Kong aged 15–24 years. As of 2011, youth in Hong Kong ages 15–24 made up 12.4 per cent of Hong Kongs overall popu ...

East Asian Jews

East Asian Jewish communities have existed for many years. Even as the majority of the Jewish people settled in the Holy Land, Europe, and America, some traveled East Asia and settled. Today, due to the increasing ease and decreasing price of com ...

Mongol Empire

The Mongol Empire existed during the 13th and 14th centuries, and was the largest contiguous land empire in history. Originating in Mongolia, the Mongol Empire eventually stretched from Eastern Europe and parts of Central Europe to the Sea of Jap ...

Katagans

The Katagans are a Middle Ages Mongol tribe kindred to Genghis Khan. In the period of mongol conquest and assimilation with enslaved by Turkic tribes played its role in the ethnogenesis of modern Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, Karakalpaks, Uzbeks, Buryats, Uyg ...

Sart Kalmyks

The Sart Kalmyks are an ethnic group of the Oirats, who live in Issyk Kul Province, Kyrgyzstan. Their population is estimated to be c. 12.000. They are descendants of the Ooled tribes, who moved to the territory of the Russian Empire after the fa ...

Timeline of Mongols prior to the Mongol Empire

Haywood, John 1998, Historical Atlas of the Medieval World, AD 600-1492, Barnes & Noble Golden, Peter B. 1992, An Introduction to the History of the Turkic Peoples: Ethnogenesis and State-Formation in Medieval and Early Modern Eurasia and the Mid ...

Taiwanese people

Taiwanese people are people from Taiwan who share a common Taiwanese culture and speak Mandarin Chinese, Hokkien, Hakka, or Aboriginal languages as a mother tongue. Taiwanese people may also refer to individuals who either claim or are imputed cu ...

Queen Anu

Queen Anu or Lady Anu was a queen consort who led warriors into battle at the founding of the Dzungar Khanate in the late 17th century.

Khulan khatun

Khulan was an empress of Genghis Khan and head of the second Court of Genghis Khan. Her status in the Mongol Empire was second only to Grand Empress Borte.

Khutulun

Khutulun, also known as Aigiarne, Aiyurug, Khotol Tsagaan or Ay Yaruq was a Mongol noblewoman and wrestler. The most famous daughter of Kaidu, a cousin of Kublai Khan, her father was "most pleased by her abilities", and she accompanied him on mil ...

Aromanians

The Aromanians are a Romance ethnic group native to the Balkans, traditionally living in northern and central Greece, Romania, central and southern Albania, North Macedonia, south-western Bulgaria, Montenegro, Croatia with the Dalmatic Mountains, ...