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24th of March 1103 A.D. The Birth of Yue Fei, Chinese military general #Onthisday

Yue Fei was born Onthisday 24th March 1103 A.D. and died 27th January 1142 A.D. he was a Han Chinese military general.

Yue lived during the Southern Song Dynasty. 54 more words

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23rd March 1862 The Birth of Nathaniel Reed, American criminal #Onthisday

Nathaniel Reed Nick named (Texas Jack) was born onthisday March 23rd 1862 and died on January 7 1950。 He was a 19th century American Outlaw. Responsible for many bank, stagecoach and train robberies throughout the American southwest between the years of 1880-90s. 78 more words

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The Jewish Cardinal--a French film

Le métis de Dieu (The Jewish Cardinal)

I saw this film yesterday on the French channel. It introduced me to Aaron Jean-Marie Lustager , born a Jew, who insisted on converting to Christianity at the age of 13,  and became a bishop, archbishop, and later cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. 200 more words

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Prague's Charles Bridge

The Charles Bridge crosses the Vltava River in Prague and was known as the Stone Bridge for the first 500 years of its existence.  Construction began on the bridge in the 14th century. 239 more words

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British Library announces major exhibition on Russian Revolution

The British Library (BL) in central London has announced details about a major new exhibition, Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths, which will open on 28th April, 2017. 448 more words

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