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John Couch Adams

22-Apr-2021 21:22:16

John Couch Adams was a British mathematician and astronomer. He was born in Laneast, near Launceston, Cornwall, and died in Cambridge. His most famous achievement was predicting the existence and position of Neptune, using only mathematics. The calculations were made to explain discrepancies with ...


Greg Rusedski

22-Apr-2021 21:22:16

Gregory Rusedski is a British and Canadian former tennis player. He was the British No. 1 in 1997, 1999 and 2006, and reached the ATP ranking of world No. 4 for periods from 6 October 1997 to 12 October 1997 and from 25 May 1998 to 21 June 1998. In 1997, he was the US Open finalist, which led to h ...


List of Wimbledon gentlemen's singles champions

22-Apr-2021 21:22:17

is an annual British tennis tournament created in 1877 and played on outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in the Wimbledon suburb of London, United Kingdom. The Gentlemen's Singles was the first event contested in 1877. History. The Wimbledon Championships are played ...


Laura Robson

22-Apr-2021 21:22:17

Laura Robson is a British tennis player. She debuted on the ITF Junior Tour in 2007, and a year later won the Wimbledon Junior Girls' Championship at the age of 14. As a junior, she also twice reached the final of the girls' singles tournament at the Australian Open, in 2009 and 2010. She won her ...


1927 Wimbledon Championships

22-Apr-2021 21:22:17

The 1927 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament was held from Monday 20 June until Saturday 2 July 1927. It was the 47th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the thir ...


Walter Clopton Wingfield

22-Apr-2021 21:22:18

Major Walter Clopton Wingfield was a Welsh inventor and a British Army officer who was one of the pioneers of lawn tennis. Inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1997, as the founder of modern lawn tennis, an example of the original equipment for the sport and a bust of Wingfield h ...


Singular term

22-Apr-2021 21:22:18

A singular term is a paradigmatic referring device in a language. Singular terms are of philosophical importance for philosophers of language, because they refer to things in the world, and the ability of words to refer calls for scrutiny. Overview. Singular terms are defined as expressions tha ...


Wellington Street West

22-Apr-2021 21:22:18

Wellington Street West is a 2.3 km road and shopping area west of downtown Ottawa, Ontario. This road was once connected to - and is often confused with - the prominent Wellington Street in downtown Ottawa. But the two Wellingtons were severed in the 1960s with the expropriation of LeBreton Flats ...


First-order logic

22-Apr-2021 21:22:19

First-order logic —also known as predicate logic , quantificational logic , and first-order predicate calculus —is a collection of formal systems used in mathematics, philosophy, linguistics, and computer science. First-order logic uses quantified variables over non-logical objects and allow ...


Stuart Street, Dunedin

22-Apr-2021 21:22:19

Stuart Street is one of the main streets of Dunedin, New Zealand. As with many of Dunedin's streets, it is named after a main street in Edinburgh, Scotland. Stuart Street runs orthogonally to the city's main business district of George and Princes Streets, meeting them at The Octagon, the city's c ...


Marol

22-Apr-2021 21:22:19

Marol is a locality in the suburb of the Andheri in Mumbai, India. History. The area has been inhabited for centuries, successively coming under both Portuguese and British rule. Geography. Marol consists of the areas Marol village, Marol Naka, Marol Pipeline, Marol Depot, Marol Maroshi Bus Stat ...


Religion in the Netherlands

22-Apr-2021 21:22:20

Religion in the Netherlands was predominantly Christianity between the 10th and until the late 20th century; in the late 19th century roughly 60% of the population was still Calvinist and 35% was Catholic. Since then there has been a significant decline of Christianity—both Catholic but especial ...


Colon Street

22-Apr-2021 21:22:20

Colon Street is a historical street in downtown Cebu City that is often called the oldest and the shortest national road in the Philippines. It is named after Cristóbal Colón. It traces its origins to the town plan by Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, the Spanish conquistador who arrived in the Philippin ...


Gholam Reza Afkhami

22-Apr-2021 21:22:20

Gholam Reza Afkhami is senior scholar and director of Social Science Research and International Studies at the Foundation for Iranian Studies, a Washington-based research institution dedicated to the study of Iranian history, culture, economy and politics, created with the financial support from t ...


Pedro Passos Coelho

22-Apr-2021 21:22:20

Pedro Manuel Mamede Passos Coelho is a Portuguese politician and university guest lecturer who was the 118th Prime Minister of Portugal, in office from 2011 to 2015. He was the leader of the Social Democratic Party between 2010 and 2018. Passos Coelho started very early in politics, becoming the n ...


1924 Wimbledon Championships

22-Apr-2021 21:22:21

The 1924 Wimbledon Championships took place on the outdoor grass courts at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom. The tournament ran from 23 June until 5 July. It was the 44th staging of the Wimbledon Championships, and the second Grand Slam tennis event ...


Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment

22-Apr-2021 21:22:21

The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment was the final title of a line infantry regiment of the British Army that was originally formed in 1688. After centuries of service in many small conflicts and wars, including both the First and Second World Wars, the regiment was amalgamated with the Ess ...


Gunther Krichbaum

22-Apr-2021 21:22:21

Gunther Krichbaum is a German lawyer and politician of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany. He holds the chair of the Committee on European Union Affairs of the German Bundestag since 2007. Early life and career. After graduating from high school at Solitude grammar school in Stuttgart-Weil ...


Investiture Controversy

22-Apr-2021 21:22:21

The Investiture Controversy or Investiture Contest was a conflict between church and state in medieval Europe over the ability to choose and install bishops and abbots of monasteries and the pope himself. A series of popes in the 11th and 12th centuries undercut the power of the Holy Roman Emper ...


Kemps Corner

22-Apr-2021 21:22:21

Kemps Corner is an upmarket neighbourhood in South Mumbai. It is flanked by Altamount Road on one side and Malabar Hill on the other. It lies at the intersection of Breach Candy, Warden Road, Pedder Road and Nepean Sea Road. The place has several upmarket residential establishments as well as high ...


Watch and Ward

22-Apr-2021 21:22:22

Watch and Ward is a short novel by Henry James, first published as a serial in The Atlantic Monthly in 1871 and later as a book in 1878. This was James' first attempt at a novel, though he virtually disowned the book later in life. James was still in his apprentice stage as a writer, and Watch ...


United Front (1967-69, Kerala)

22-Apr-2021 21:22:22

United Front was a short-lived alliance of seven political parties in Kerala state, India, which won the 1967 Kerala Legislative Assembly election. It was led by the Communist Party of India Marxist and the other parties in the coalition were * Communist Party of India * Indian Union Muslim Leag ...


X-linked endothelial corneal dystrophy

22-Apr-2021 21:22:22

X-linked endothelial corneal dystrophy is a rare form of corneal dystrophy described first in 2006, based on a 4-generation family of 60 members with 9 affected males and 35 trait carriers, which led to mapping the XECD locus to Xq25. It manifests as severe corneal opacification or clouding, somet ...


Tabaá Zapotec

22-Apr-2021 21:22:22

Tabaá Zapotec is a Zapotec language of San Juan Tabaá, Oaxaca, Mexico. ...


Bambouto massif

22-Apr-2021 21:22:22

The Bambouto massif or Bamboutos Mountains is a group of volcanoes based on a swell in the Cameroon Volcanic Line, located in the Western High Plateau of Cameroon, merging in the north with the Oku Volcanic Field. Geology. The large volcanic complex extends in a NE-SW direction for over 50 km, ...