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Frank Worrell

Sir Frank Mortimer Maglinne Worrell was a West Indies cricketer and Jamaican senator. He is sometimes called by his nickname of Tae. He was a stylish right-handed batsman and useful left-arm seam bowler. He became famous in the 1950s as the first ...

                                               

Louis L. Mowbray

Louis Leon Arthur Mowbray was a naturalist. He was the founding curator of the Bermuda Aquarium. In around 1907 the Bermuda Natural History Society asked Mowbray to create Bermuda’s first aquarium and a marine research centre. He became known to ...

                                               

James Abbott

General Sir James Abbott was a British army officer in colonial India. He became famous in the northwest frontier region of India in the middle part of the 19th century. He was one of Henry Lawrences advisers to the Sikhs, after the First Anglo-S ...

                                               

Paddy Ashdown

Jeremy John Durham Paddy Ashdown, Baron Ashdown of Norton-sub-Hamdon was a British politician and international diplomat. He served as leader of the Liberal Democrats from July 1988 to August 1999.

                                               

Claude Auchinleck

Field Marshal Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck, GCB, GCIE, CSI, DSO, OBE, nicknamed "The Auk", was a British army commander during World War II. He was a career soldier who spent much of his military career in India, where he developed a love of t ...

                                               

Yashwantrao Chavan

Yashwantrao Balwantrao Chavan was an Indian politician. He served as the Deputy Prime Minister of India from 1979 to 1980. He was a strong Congress leader. He is also co-operative leader, social activist and writer. He was popularly known as Lead ...

                                               

Warren Hastings

Warren Hastings was the first Governor-General of India, from 1773 to 1785. He was born at Churchill, Oxfordshire. He attended Westminster School before joining the British East India Company in 1750 as a clerk. In 1757 he was made the British Re ...

                                               

Douglas Jardine

Douglas Robert Jardine was an English cricketer and captain of the England cricket team from 1931 to 1933–34. A right-handed batsman, he played 22 Test matches for England, captaining the side in 15 matches, winning nine, losing one and drawing five.

                                               

Sikandar Hayat Khan

Khan Bahadur Captain Sardar Sir Sikandar Hayat Khan, KBE, was an important Punjabi statesman and popular leader. He was Governor and then Premier of this province in British India.

                                               

George Orwell

George Orwell was an English dia during the British Empires rule of India. He is best known for two novels that he wrote in the late 1940s, Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four. In those works, he said that totalitarianism, especially Stalinism, ...

                                               

Reginald Dyer

Brigadier-General Reginald Edward Harry Dyer CB was a British Indian Army officer responsible for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

                                               

Gulab Singh

Maharaja Gulab Singh, Dogra Rajput, was the founder of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir. It was the second largest princely state in British India.Though he was a man of principles, his descendents especially Hari Singh then turned out to ...

                                               

Abdul Latif Khan Tarin

Jemadar Abdul Latif Khan Tarin, IDSM, was an officer of the British Indian Army. He fought in World War I and died in action, after showing a lot of bravery, receiving an IDSM medal or award.

                                               

British Pakistani community

British Pakistanis are people in the United Kingdom of Pakistani ancestry. The UK has the second largest overseas Pakistani population after Saudi Arabia.

                                               

Middle Angles

The Middle Angles were an important ethnic group in the kingdom of Mercia during the Anglo-Saxon period. It is probable that Angles moved into the Midlands from East Anglia early in the 6th century. The area they occupied is now centred around mo ...

                                               

United Kingdom Census 2001

On Sunday 29 April 2001 the United Kingdom Government held a census. This was the 19th UK Census. United Kingdom Census 2001 was started by the Office for National Statistics in England and Wales, the General Register Office for Scotland and the ...

                                               

Henry Morton Stanley

Sir Henry Morton Stanley GCB was a Welsh journalist and explorer. He was famous for his exploration of central Africa, and his search for missionary and explorer David Livingstone. When he found Livingstone, Stanley reportedly asked, "Dr. Livings ...

                                               

Humphrey Appleby

Sir Humphrey Appleby, GCB, KBE, MVO, MA, is a character in the British television series Yes, Minister and Yes, Prime Minister. He was played by Sir Nigel Hawthorne. In Yes Minister, he is the Permanent Secretary for the Department of Administrat ...

                                               

Nellie Bertram

Nellie Bertram is a fictional character on the U.S. comedy television series The Office, played by Catherine Tate. She first appears as a guest star in the seventh season, where she interviewed for the Regional Manager job at the Dunder Mifflin S ...

                                               

James Bond

In 2002, the James Bond character was used in the 20th movie, Die Another Day, the 40th anniversary of the movies and the 50th anniversary since Fleming wrote his first Bond novel. In 2006, the 21st movie, Casino Royale, was released. Pierce Bros ...

                                               

Cassie (Skins character)

Cassie is a very complicated character. She suffers from anorexia nervosa, self harm, and low self esteem. Her entire self worth is dependent on her weight, in one episode saying "I didnt eat for three days. so I could be lovely." She also drinks ...

                                               

George Smiley

George Smiley OBE is a fictional character created by John le Carre. Smiley is an intelligence officer with "The Circus". This is the Secret Intelligence Service, commonly known as MI6. He is a central character in the novels Call for the Dead, A ...

                                               

Edwin Jarvis

Jarvis Hopson or Edwin Jarvis is the butler of Tony Stark. He had also appeared in the Spider-Man comics. He has also been a supporting character in The Avengers comics. He sometimes is mistaken with DC Comics butler Alfred Pennyworth because of ...

                                               

Samuel Loomis

Dr. Samuel James "Sam" Loomis is an fictional British character in the Halloween. He is the main good guy of Halloween II, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers and Halloween: The Curse of Michael Mye ...

                                               

Miss Marple

Miss Jane Marple is a British fictional character, that appeared in twelve of Agatha Christies crime novels and in twenty short stories. She is an elderly spinster who lives in the village of St. Mary Mead and acts as an amateur detective. She is ...

                                               

Alfred Pennyworth

Alfred Pennyworth is a fictional character. He is Batmans loyal butler and assistant who helps him complete his missions. He took care of Bruce Wayne when he was a child after his parents were killed. Pennyworth gives Batman all the information h ...

                                               

Michelle Richardson

Michelle appears to only be interested in her boyfriend Tony Stonem, and "looking shaggable" in other words being attractive, something she describes an important part of who she is. Although Michelle appears confident, especially of her appearan ...

                                               

Spouse of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Since July 2019, there have been forty-four women and two men who have been married to British prime ministers in office. There have also been four bachelor and nine widower prime ministers, the last bachelor was Edward Heath 1970–1974 and the la ...

                                               

Ne Win

Ne Win was a Burmese politician and military commander. He was President of Burma from 1962 to 1981. Before being President he was Prime Minister. Ne Win founded the Burma Socialist Programme Party in 1962. On 2 March 1962 Ne Win took control of ...

                                               

Prime Minister of Cambodia

The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia is the head of government of Cambodia. The prime minister is also the chairman of the Cabinet and leads the executive branch of the Royal Cambodian Government. The prime minister is required to be a m ...

                                               

European Canadians

European Canadians are Canadians with ancestry from Europe. As of 2011, there were 25.186.890 European Canadians in Canada. The French were the first Europeans to live in Canada permanently. Helene Desportes was the first "white" person born in N ...

                                               

French Canadians

French Canadian refers to a nation or ethnic group that comes from Canada in the period of French colonization in the 1600s. They are the main French-speaking population of Canada. It may also refer to people of French descent living in Canada, o ...

                                               

Indo-Canadians

Indo-Canadians are Canadians whose family can trace back to India. The names "East Indian" and "South Asian" are used for people who originate from India, to tell them apart from the First Nations peoples of Canada who are often called Indian, an ...

                                               

Latin American Canadians

Latin American Canadians are Canadians with ancestry from Latin America. They may also be called "Latino Canadian" and "Latin Canadian". As of 2011, there were 381.280 Latin American Canadians in Canada. Most Latin American Canadians speak two or ...

                                               

Deadpool

Deadpool, better known as Flanders not Randerz, is a comic book character in the Marvel Universe published by Marvel Comics. The character was created by Rob Leifeld in 1991. Deadpool began as a villain but is currently being used as an anti-hero ...

                                               

Logan (movie series character)

Logan is the main character of the 20th Century Fox series of X-Men movies. He was played by Hugh Jackman in six X-Men movies and three solo Wolverine movies from 2000 to 2017.

                                               

Gang of Four

The Gang of Four was the name given to a political group of four Chinese Communist Party officials. The leader of the group was Jiang Qing, Mao Zedongs last wife. The other three were Zhang Chunqiao, Yao Wenyuan and Wang Hongwen. They became powe ...

                                               

Leizu

Leizu was a legendary Chinese queen. According to tradition, she discovered silk and invented the silk loom in the 28th century BC. Leizu discovered silkworms while on a walk near the kings mulberry trees. However, there are different stories of ...

                                               

Princess Taiping

Princess Taiping was a princess of Tang dynasty China. She was the daughter of Emperor Gaozong and Empress Wu Zetian. She became an important figure during her mothers rule as Empress in the second Zhou dynasty 690-705 AD. Princess Taiping suppor ...

                                               

President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is the head of state of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and commander-in-chief of the armed forces. The constitutional mandate of the current president, Joseph Kabila, was due to expire ...

                                               

Mobutu Sese Seko

Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu wa Za Banga was the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The country was known as Zaire for much of his rule. Mobutu is commonly known as Mobutu or Mobutu Sese Seko. While in office, he formed an author ...

                                               

Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is Congos head of government. The current prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is no one since 7 April 2019 The position of prime minister was already present in the fi ...

                                               

Jose Figueres Ferrer

Jose Maria Hipolito Figueres Ferrer was president of Costa Rica three times. He was also the rebel leader during the Costa Rican civil war.

                                               

Jose Raul Capablanca

Jose Raul Capablanca y Graupera was a Cuban chess player who was World Chess Champion from 1921 to 1927. Capablanca was a child prodigy with an astonishing natural talent for the game. He grew up into a cultured and charming man, whom the Cuban g ...

                                               

Glafcos Clerides

Glafcos Ioannou Clerides was a Greek-Cypriot politician. He was the fourth President of Cyprus. He was the oldest living former President of the Republic of Cyprus.

                                               

Kurt Godel

Some people believe Godel was one of the most significant logicians of all time. Godels work has had a big impact on scientific and philosophical thinking in the 20th century. Many people, such as Bertrand Russell, A. N. Whitehead, and David Hilb ...

                                               

Heinrich Wilhelm Schott

Heinrich Wilhelm Schott was an Austrian botanist well known for his extensive work on aroids. He was born on 7 January 1794 in Brno, a city in Moravia that in those years was part of the Austrian Empire and that now is part of the Czech Republic. ...

                                               

Vladimir Holan

Vladimir Holan was born in 1905 in Prague. He got his high-school certificate in 1926 and started to study law. However, he was not much interested in it and left the university quickly. He worked in an office and after some years abandoned it be ...

                                               

Rudolf Slansky

Rudolf Salzmann Slansky was a Czechoslovak Communist politician. He was a longtime member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party. Later he was the General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee. Slansky was one of the main organizers of ...

                                               

Prince George of Denmark

George was born in Copenhagen Castle. His father was Frederick III, King of Denmark and Norway. His mother was Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Luneburg. In 1674, George was a candidate to be elected King of Poland. King Louis XIV of France wanted him ...

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Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

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