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Ganja, Azerbaijan

Ganja is Azerbaijans second-largest city. There are around 313.300 people. It was named Yelizavetpol in the Russian Empire period. The name is from the New Persian ganj which means treasure. It was likely started in the 5th century A.D. Ganja Int ...

                                               

Shusha

Shusha is an ancient town of Azerbaijan, it’s occupied by Armenian military forces in May 1992. The city is a major center of Azerbaijan cultural and economic life in the region. History Shusha was founded in 1750-1752 by Panah-Ali khan Javanshir ...

                                               

Hurricane Carol

Hurricane Carol was one of the worst hurricanes in New England, which is in United States. Carol formed from a tropical wave near the Bahamas on August 25, 1954. Carol was like the New England Hurricane of 1938. Both were fast-moving storms. They ...

                                               

Hurricane David

Hurricane David was the strongest and deadliest hurricane of the 1979 Atlantic hurricane season, but not the costliest. This hurricane caused a lot of damage as it slammed into Dominican Republic as a category 5 hurricane and was it struck Florid ...

                                               

Hurricane Floyd (1987)

Hurricane Floyd was the only hurricane to make landfall in the United States during the 1987 Atlantic hurricane season. It was the last of seven tropical storms and three hurricanes. Floyd developed on 9 October just off the east coast of Nicarag ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in the Bahamas

The outbreak was identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, declared to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January 2020, and recognized as a pandemic by the World Health Organization on 11 March 2020. It was confirmed ...

                                               

Parliament of The Bahamas

The Parliament of The Bahamas is the bicameral national parliament of The Bahamas. The parliament has an appointed Senate and an elected House of Assembly. It currently sits at Nassau, the national capital. It is based on the Westminster system.

                                               

Lahore Resolution

The Lahore Resolution, commonly known as the Pakistan Resolution was a political resolution, or statement drafted between 22nd to 24th March 1940, by the 25-member Working Committee of the All-India Muslim League, and then formally adopted by the ...

                                               

Partition of India

The partition of India split British India into the countries of India and Pakistan in 1947. This partition was part of the end of British rule over the Indian subcontinent, called British Raj. The partition was caused in part by the two-nation t ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Bangladesh

The first three known cases were reported on 7 March 2020 by the countrys epidemiology institute IEDCR. Infections remained low until the end of March but saw a large rise in April. In the week of 11 April, new cases in Bangladesh grew 1.155%, th ...

                                               

Barisal Division

Barisal is a division of south-central Bangladesh. It used to be a district called Bakerganj. It is now one of 6 divisions of Bangladesh, but before Bangladeshi independence it was formerly part of East Pakistan as a district. The town of Barisal ...

                                               

Chittagong District

Chittagong District is a district in the south-eastern region of Bangladesh. It is a part of the Chittagong Division. The port city of Chittagong, the second largest city in Bangladesh, is in this district.

                                               

Faridpur District

Faridpur is a district in central Bangladesh. It is a part of the Dhaka Division. The area of this district is 2072.72 km² and is bordered by Rajbari and Manikganj districts on the north, Gopalganj district on the south, Dhaka, Munshiganj and Mad ...

                                               

Rangpur Division

Rangpur Division became Bangladeshs seventh division on January 25, 2010. Before that, it was the northern 8 districts of the Rajshahi Division. The Rangpur division has eight districts: Rangpur, Dinajpur, Kurigram, Gaibandha, Nilphamari, Panchag ...

                                               

Sylhet Division

Sylhet Division is the Northeastern division of Bangladesh. It is named after its main city, Sylhet. The division is bordered by the Meghalaya State of India on the north, Tripura State on the south, Assam State of India on the east and Dhaka and ...

                                               

1920 Summer Olympics

The 1920 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were held at Antwerp in Belgium. The games were a financial strain for the host country and the participants. The events were not well attended.

                                               

Battle of Belgium

The Battle of Belgium or Belgian Campaign was part of the greater Battle of France. This was an offensive campaign by Germany during the Second World War. It took place over 18 days in May 1940. It ended with the German occupation of Belgium foll ...

                                               

Battle of the Bulge

The Battle of the Bulge was a major German attack near the end of World War II, in Belgium, France and Luxembourg. The attack surprised Allied forces. It became the worst battle in terms of casualties for the United States. It also used up huge a ...

                                               

Eupen-Malmedy

Eupen-Malmedy, or the East Cantons is a group of cantons in Belgium. They are the former Prussian districts of Malmedy and Eupen, together with the Neutral Moresnet. French-speaking Belgians also once called them the Redeemed Cantons. These terri ...

                                               

UEFA Euro 1972

The 1972 UEFA European Football Championship final tournament was held in Belgium. This was the fourth European Football Championship. The championship is held every four years and endorsed by UEFA. The final tournament took place between 14 and ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Belgium

The first case was when a Belgian national out of a group of nine Belgians came from Wuhan to Brussels was reported to have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. The disease spreading within Belgium was then confirmed early March, and was linke ...

                                               

Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2005

The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2005 was the third Junior Eurovision Song Contest for young singers aged 8 to 15. On 26 November 2005, the contest was held at the Ethias Arena in Hasselt, Belgium. It was broadcast live in a joint effort by the ...

                                               

UEFA Euro 2000

The 2000 UEFA European Football Championship, or Euro 2000, was the 11th UEFA European Football Championship. The championship is held every four years and organized by UEFA. UEFA is association footballs governing body in Europe. The finals of E ...

                                               

Battle of France

In World War II, the Battle of France, also called the Fall of France, was the German invasion of France and the Low Countries from 10 May 1940 that ended the Phoney War. The battle was made up of two parts. In the first part, called Fall Gelb in ...

                                               

Arnulf I, Count of Flanders

Arnulf of Flanders, called the Great, was a French nobleman and the third count of Flanders. He ruled from 918 until his death. He ruled an expanded County of Flanders, an area that is now northwestern Belgium and southwestern Netherlands.

                                               

Arnulf II, Count of Flanders

Arnulf II of Flanders, called Arnulf the Young was a French nobleman and the Count of Flanders. He ruled from 965 until his death. He ruled a much smaller County of Flanders than his father.

                                               

Baldwin I, Count of Flanders

Baldwins father was named Audacer but little else is known of him. His family was related to the counts of Laon. Before holding Flanders Baldwin was already a count, probably at Ghent. Baldwin was in Senlis in 862. Somehow he decided to take Judi ...

                                               

Baldwin II, Count of Flanders

Baldwin II, Called Baldwin "the Bald", was a French nobleman and the second count of Flanders. He ruled from 879 until his death.

                                               

Baldwin III, Count of Flanders

Baldwin III of Flanders called The Young was a French nobleman and briefly was the fourth count of Flanders. He ruled jointly with his father Arnulf I.

                                               

Baldwin IV, Count of Flanders

Baldwin IV of Flanders known as Baldwin the Bearded, was a French nobleman and the Count of Flanders. He ruled from 987 until his death. His reign saw Flanders grow into a powerful principality.

                                               

Baldwin V, Count of Flanders

Baldwin V of Flanders known as Baldwin de Lille or Baldwin de Insulanus, was a French nobleman and the Count of Flanders. He ruled from 1035 until his death. Baldwin was one of the most powerful counts in France at the time.

                                               

Baldwin VI, Count of Flanders

Baldwin VI of Flanders, called Baldwin de Mons was a Frankish nobleman. He was the ruling Count of Hainaut from 1051 to 1070 and succeeded his father as Count of Flanders from 1067 to 1070.

                                               

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor

Charles V was Holy Roman Emperor from 1519, King of Castile and Aragon from 1516, and Lord of the Low Countries as Duke of Burgundy from 1506. Philip the Handsome son of Maximilian I of Austria and Mary of Burgundy and Joanna the Mad daughter of ...

                                               

Judith, Countess of Flanders

Judith of Flanders, was a member of the Frankish Royal family, twice Queen of Wessex, and by her third marriage Countess of Flanders.

                                               

Maria Luisa of Savoy

Maria Luisa of Savoy was the first wife of Philip V of Spain. She loved her husband a lot and gave him four children. She had a lot of influence in the government but died exhausted in 1714. Her husband remarried to Elisabeth Farnese in December ...

                                               

Mary I of England

Mary I, also known as Mary Tudor, was Queen regnant of England and Ireland from 19 July 1553 until her death. She was the oldest daughter of Henry VIII, and the only child of Catherine of Aragon who survived childhood. Mary succeeded her short-li ...

                                               

Philip IV of Spain

Philip IV was King of Spain between 1621 and 1665 He was also sovereign of the Spanish Netherlands and King of Portugal until 1640. His daughter was Marie Therese of Austria, wife of Louis XIV. All but three of his children died in childhood.

                                               

Dangriga

Dangriga, formerly known as Stann Creek Town, is a town in southern Belize. It is on the Caribbean coast at the mouth of Stann Creek. It is the capital of Belizes Stann Creek District and also the largest town in southern Belize. It is served by ...

                                               

Punta Gorda, Belize

Punta Gorda is a city in the southern part of Belize. It is the capital of the district of Toledo. About 6.400 people live there. Punta Gorda has a tiny airport. Every Saturday, people come to Punta Gorda from all over Toledo District to buy and ...

                                               

Hurricane Grace

Hurricane Grace was a Category 2 hurricane. It lasted only four days. It became part of another cyclone known as the Perfect Storm. Grace formed on October 26. At first, it was a subtropical cyclone. This means it was partially tropical and parti ...

                                               

Hurricane Luis

Hurricane Luis was one of the most powerful storms of the very active 1995 Atlantic hurricane season. Even though Luis was strong it was still only the second strongest storm in 1995, the strongest was Hurricane Opal. Hurricane Luis was the stron ...

                                               

Hurricane Florence (2006)

Hurricane Florence was the first Atlantic hurricane to produce hurricane force winds on Bermuda since Hurricane Fabian hit the island in September 2003. The seventh tropical storm and second hurricane of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, Floren ...

                                               

Subtropical Storm Nicole (2004)

Subtropical Storm Nicole was the fourteenth named storm and first subtropical cyclone to form during the 2004 Atlantic hurricane season. It was the first subtropical storm to be given a name from the standard hurricane naming list and be consider ...

                                               

Drina Martyrs

Drina Martyrs were Catholic nuns of the Congregation of the Daughters of Divine Charity. They were killed in Bosnia and Herzegovina between December 15 and 23, 1941 because of their religion.

                                               

Brazil during World War Two

Brazil was one of the Allies of World War II. It was also the only Ally from South America to provide troops. The country made significant contributions to the war effort. They sent an expeditionary force to fight alongside the allies in the Ital ...

                                               

Transbrasil Flight 303

Transbrasil Flight 303 was a flight from Congonhas-São Paulo Airport in São Paulo, Brazil, to Hercilio Luz International Airport in Florianopolis, Brazil, on April 12, 1980. It crashed on approach to Hercilio Luz International Airport. Only three ...

                                               

COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have spread to Brazil on 25 February 2020, when a man from São Paulo tested positive for the virus. As of 13 May 2020, 188.974 cases have been confirmed in the country, causing 13.149 deaths.

                                               

Rio Grande do Norte

Rio Grande do Norte is one of the 26 states of Brazil. It is in the northeastern part of the country. It is on the edge of the South American continent.

                                               

Democratic Kampuchea

Democratic Kampuchea was the official name of Cambodia/Kampuchea from 1976 to January 1979, during the Khmer Rouge Years, though the international community recognized it for ten more years. Its leader was Pol Pot, and its national anthem was Dap ...

                                               

Siem Reap Province

Siem Reap is a province in Cambodia. Its capital and largest city is Siem Reap. It is one of the nine provinces of the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve. It is the site of Angkor and the Angkor Wat temple ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Phnom Kule ...