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Fort San Felipe (Cavite)

Fort San Felipe is a military fortress in Cavite City, in the Province of Cavite, Philippines. It was constructed by Spanish military in 1609 in the first port town of Cavite, the historic core of the present and larger Cavite City, for its prote ...

                                               

Rehabilitation of Marawi

The Rehabilitation of Marawi began following the end of the Battle of Marawi on October 2017 which left the city devastated. The five month-conflict which started on May 2017 saw government forces fighting against ISIL-affiliated militants led by ...

                                               

Dimasaua

Dimasaua, also spelled Dimasawa and Dimasava, was the invented name created by 17th-century Spanish missionary Fr. Francisco Colin, S.J., pointing to a tiny isle in southern Leyte whose chief, according to Colin, "gave the most signal service" to ...

                                               

Scoyne

Leven is a seaside town in Fife, set in the east Central Lowlands of Scotland. It lies on the coast of the Firth of Forth at the mouth of the River Leven, 8.1 miles north-east of the town of Kirkcaldy and 6.4 miles east of Glenrothes. According t ...

                                               

History of Krakow

Krakow is one of the largest and oldest cities in Poland, with the urban population of 756.441. Situated on the Vistula river in the Lesser Poland region, the city dates back to the 7th century. It was the capital of Poland from 1038 to 1596, the ...

                                               

List of mayors of Lodz

Krzysztof Jagiello, 2002-2002. (Кшиштоф Ягайло, 2002-2002) Grzegorz Palka, 1990-1994. (Гжегож Палка, 1990-1994) Pawel Paczkowski, 2010-2010. (Пачковский Павел, 2010-2010) Tadeusz Matusiak, 1998-2001. (Тадеуш Матусяк, 1998-2001) Tomasz Sadzynski, ...

                                               

Stalag Luft II

Stalag Luft II was a Luftwaffe -run prisoner of war camp during World War II, in Litzmannstadt, in the occupied territory of Poland. The camp was in the 21st military district of the OKW, in charge of the Luftwaffe, which had its own small networ ...

                                               

History of Poznan

Poznan, today Polands fifth largest city, is also one of the countrys oldest cities, and was an important political and religious center in the early Polish state of the 10th century. Poznan Cathedral is the oldest church in the country, containi ...

                                               

Poznan Fortress

Poznan Fortress, known in German as Festung Posen was a set of fortifications in the city of Poznan in western Poland, built under Prussian rule in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It represents the third largest system of its kind in Europe. T ...

                                               

History of Tarnobrzeg

History of Tarnobrzeg – In the late 16th century, the area of current Tarnobrzeg, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, Poland emerged as a local center of industry, with several bloomeries mentioned here in 1565. The Tarnowski family sold the products of t ...

                                               

History of Zamosc

Zamosc was founded in 1580 by the Chancellor and Hetman head of the army of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Jan Zamoyski, on the trade route linking western and northern Europe with the Black Sea. Modelled on Italian trading cities, and built ...

                                               

Babimost

Babimost is a small town in Poland in Zielona Gora County, Lubusz Voivodeship. It is the administrative seat of Gmina Babimost.

                                               

Wielun Land

Wielun Land was an administrative territorial entity of the Kingdom of Poland and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, which for centuries was part of Sieradz Voivodeship, Province of Greater Poland.

                                               

Krakow Voivodeship

Krakow Voivodeship, refers to several historical Voivodeships of Poland in the surrounding regions, with the city of Krakow as its capital.

                                               

Opoczno County

Opoczno County is a unit of territorial administration and local government in Lodz Voivodeship, south-east Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat ...

                                               

Azemmour

Azemmour or Azamor is a Moroccan city, lying at the Atlantic ocean coast, on the left bank of the Oum Er-Rbia River, 75 km southwest of Casablanca.

                                               

History of Timișoara

This article is about the History of Timișoara, the largest and most important city in the Romanian Banat. Timișoara listen is also known by the following names: Hungarian: Temesvar, German: Temeswar / Temeschwar / Temeschburg, Serbo-Croatian: Te ...

                                               

History of Transylvania

Transylvania is a historical region in central and northwestern Romania. It was part of the Dacian Kingdom, Roman Dacia, the Hunnic Empire, the Kingdom of the Gepids, the Avar Khaganate and the 9th century First Bulgarian Empire. During the late ...

                                               

Early German colonists in Transylvania

Born around 1215 in the Moselle Franconian area of Luccelemburc Luxembourg, Medardus served during his early years as a "squire" Edelknecht in the Horseman Entourage of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II. In 1237 Medardus was appointed a Knight ...

                                               

History of Kazan

The origin of the name Kazan is uncertain. It could very well derive from the Bulgars - the Bulgarian and Tatar word qazan means boiler or cauldron. Alternately, it may have been derived from the Tatar qazğan, dug. Qazan is originally a name for ...

                                               

Arsk Field

Arsk Field was east of the walls of mediaeval Kazan. The name may come from the Archa Darugha, a subdivision of the Khanate of Kazan. Alternatively, it could be named for the road leading to the city of Arsk, which passed through the field. In 15 ...

                                               

History of Nizhny Novgorod

Nizhny Novgorod was founded by Prince Yuri II of Vladimir in 4 February 1221. Citizens organized an army to liberate Moscow from the Poles in 1611, led by Kuzma Minin and Prince Dmitry Pozharsky. During the Russian Empire, in 1817 Nizhny Novgorod ...

                                               

Bolshoye Krivoshchyokovo

Bolshoye Krivoshchyokovo or simply Krivoshchekovo is a village that was located on the left bank of the Ob River north of the mouth of the Tula River. It was founded in the late 17th or early 18th centuries.

                                               

Yuri Bulgakov

Duke Yuri Mikhailovich Bulgakov-Golitsyn was a governor of Pskov province and Russian ambassador to Hungary in the 16th century. Bulgakov came from a princely family which had roots in Ingria, eastern Finland, and Pskov region. He died in Pskov.

                                               

History of Saint Petersburg

Founded by Tsar Peter the Great on 27 May 1703. It became capital of the Russian Empire for more than two hundred years. St. Petersburg ceased being the capital in 1918 after the Russian Revolution of 1917.

                                               

History of Sochi

The area of the Russian city of Sochi was populated more than 100.000 years by ancient people of Asia Minor migrating through Colchis. Ancient Greeks sailed to the region via the Black Sea in the 5th–6th centuries BC and encountered the Maeotae, ...

                                               

Governor of Taganrog

The Governor of Taganrog was the head of the Taganrog borough or governorate, between October 8, 1802 and May 19, 1887. Taganrog was also the center of the County, including the cities of Rostov-on-don, Nakhichevan-on-don and Mariupol from 1816 t ...

                                               

History of Vladivostok

The history of Vladivostok can be divided into the history of the land on which Vladivostok is now located and the history of the city itself. The area that is now Vladivostok was settled by ancient peoples, such as the Mohe, the Goguryeo, the Ba ...

                                               

Joint Executive Committee

The Joint Executive Committee was an organ of soviet power in the Russian Far East during the 1917 revolution. OIK was formed on August 29, 1917 at a meeting in Vladivostok. OIK included members of the Executive Committee of the Vladivostok Sovie ...

                                               

Gylon

Gylon, also known as Gylon of Cerameis, was a Greek military official and the maternal grandfather of Demosthenes. He is known for his role in the capture and ultimately turning over of Nymphaeum to the Bosporans, for which he was punished. Nymph ...

                                               

Kizil-Koba culture

Kizil-Koba is a Middle Paleolithic culture belonging to local Tauri tribes who lived in the 9th–8th centuries BC in the Eastern Crimean territory. It is known as the first Eastern European settlement, where Neanderthal remains were found. The Kiz ...

                                               

Priozersk

Priozersk) is a town and the administrative center of Priozersky District in Leningrad Oblast, Russia, located at the northwestern shore of Lake Ladoga, at the estuary of the northern armlet of the Vuoksi River on the Karelian Isthmus. It is serv ...

                                               

Elabuga Institute (branch) of KFU

Elabuga Institute of KFU Federal University) is a state educational institution of higher professional education of the Russian Federation.

                                               

Gryazovets

Gryazovets is a town and the administrative center of Gryazovetsky District in Vologda Oblast, Russia, located on the Rzhavka River, 47 kilometers south of Vologda, the administrative center of the oblast. Population: 15.528, 16.172, 16.424.

                                               

Sokol, Vologda Oblast

Sokol is a town in the center of Vologda Oblast, Russia, located on both banks of the Sukhona River. Population: 38.452, 43.042, 46.604., 36.000.

                                               

Solvychegodsk

Solvychegodsk is a town in Kotlassky District of Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia, located on the right-hand bank of the Vychegda River 25 kilometers northeast of Kotlas, the administrative center of the district. Population: 2.460, 2.843, 4.004.

                                               

Totma

Totma is a town and the administrative center of Totemsky District in Vologda Oblast, Russia, located on the left bank of the Sukhona River at its confluence with the Pesya Denga, 217 kilometers northwest of Vologda, the administrative center of ...

                                               

Veliky Ustyug

Veliky Ustyug is a town in Vologda Oblast, Russia, located in the northeast of the oblast at the confluence of the Sukhona and Yug Rivers. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 31.665. Veliky Ustyug has a great historical importance and was o ...

                                               

Velsk

Velsk is a town and the administrative center of Velsky District in Arkhangelsk Oblast, Russia, located on the left bank of the Vel River at its confluence with the Vaga River, 545 kilometers south of Arkhangelsk, the administrative center of the ...

                                               

Verkhovazhye

Verkhovazhye is a rural locality and the administrative center of Verkhovazhsky District of Vologda Oblast, Russia, located on the right bank of the Vaga River. It also serves as the administrative center of Verkhovazhsky Selsoviet, one of the fo ...

                                               

Ioannes Kegen

Ioannes Kegen was a Pecheneg military commander who served under shah Tyrach in 1048, whose quarrel led to the Pecheneg revolt of 1048-1053. Kegen and his followers took refuge in Paristrion and appealed to Byzantine emperor Constantine IX Monoma ...

                                               

Tyrach

Tyrach. Pecheneg chieftain in 1048, also known as Tirakh or Tirek, whose quarrel with his military commander Ioannes Kegen led to the Pecheneg revolt of 1048-1053. Kegen and his followers relocated to Paristrion. With the blessing of emperor Cons ...

                                               

Battle of Nis

Several battles have been fought in and around Nis, thus Battle of Nis may refer to: Battle of Nis 1878, fought between Serbia and the Ottoman Empire. Air battle over Nis, a confrontation between air forces of the Soviet Union and the United Stat ...

                                               

Demographic history of Vojvodina

Vojvodinas demographic history reflects its rich history and its former location at the border of the Ottoman and Habsburg empires and at the confluence of various peoples, making it a hotbed of invasion, colonization, and assimilation processes. ...

                                               

History of Daegu

Throughout and before recorded history, Daegu has served as a nexus of transportation, lying as it does at the junction of the Geumho and Nakdong rivers. During the Joseon Dynasty, the city was the administrative, economic and cultural centre of ...

                                               

Four Kingdoms of Andalusia

The Four Kingdoms of Andalusia was a collective name designating the four kingdoms of the Crown of Castile located in the southern Iberian Peninsula, south of the Sierra Morena. These kingdoms were annexed from other states by the Kingdoms of Cas ...

                                               

Señorio de Sanlucar

The Señorio de Sanlucar or Lordship of Sanlucar was an independent Christian lordship in the Kingdom of Castile located in and around the modern day city of Sanlucar de Barrameda. It was taken from the Kingdom of Granada in 1295.

                                               

Gallaeci

The Gallaeci, Callaeci or Callaici were a large Celtic tribal federation who inhabited Gallaecia, the north-western corner of Iberia, a region roughly corresponding to what is now northern Portugal, Galicia, western Asturias and western Castile a ...

                                               

History of Galicia

Galicia, northern Portugal, Asturias, western Leon, and Zamora formed a single megalithic area since the Neolithic and Chalcolithic Ages also called the Copper Age, around 4500–1500 BC. The introduction of bronze-working methods in a new cultural ...

                                               

Province of Mondoñedo

Province of Mondoñedo One of the seven provinces which existed in Galicia from the 15th Century till 1833, from that date onwards the number of provinces were reduced to four, and the entire Province of Mondoñedo was first divided into two halves ...