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Alejandro Cao de Benós

Alejandro Cao de Benós

In this Spanish name, the first or paternal surname is Cao de Benós de Les and the second or maternal family name is Pérez. Alejandro Cao de BenósAlejandro Cao de Benós in Pyongyang in 2012IncumbentAssumed office August 8, 2000Preceded byPosition createdBornAlejandro Cao de Benós de Les y Pérez24 December 1974 (age 46)Reus, Catalonia, SpainPolitical partyWorkers' Party of Korea Alejandro Cao de Benós de Les y Pérez (born 24 December 1974) is a Spanish political activist with close relations with North Korea. He is a Special Representative of the Foreign Ministry of North Korea.[1] He is, acco...

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Battle of Thermopylae

Battle of Thermopylae

"300 Spartans" redirects here. For the 1962 film, see The 300 Spartans. The Battle of Thermopylae ( thər-MOP-i-lee; Greek: Μάχη τῶν Θερμοπυλῶν, Máchē tōn Thermopylōn) was fought between an alliance of Ancient Greek city-states, led by King Leonidas I of Sparta, and the Achaemenid Empire of Xerxes I. It was fought over the course of three days, during the second Persian invasion of Greece. The battle took place simultaneously with the naval battle at Artemisium. It was held at the narrow coastal pass of Thermopylae ("The Hot Gates") in August or September 480 BC. The Persian invasion was a del...

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Urania

Urania

Urania, a restored Roman copy after a Greek original of the 4th century BC, Hadrian's Villa. Urania ( yoor-AY-nee-ə; Ancient Greek: Οὐρανία, romanized: Ouranía; modern short name Ράνια Ránia; meaning "heavenly" or "of heaven") was, in Greek mythology, the muse of astronomy, and in later times, of Christian poetry. Family[edit] Urania was the daughter of Zeus by Mnemosyne and also a great granddaughter of Uranus.[1] Some accounts list her as the mother of the musician Linus[2] by Apollo[3] or Hermes[4] or Amphimarus,[5] son of Poseidon. Hymenaeus is also said to have been a son of Urania.[6] F...

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Jim Jones

Jim Jones

James Warren Jones (May 13, 1931 – November 18, 1978) was an American cult leader, mass murderer, political activist, preacher and faith healer who led the Peoples Temple, a new religious organization which existed between 1955 and 1978. Jones and his inner circle orchestrated a mass murder–suicide in his remote jungle commune at Jonestown, Guyana, on November 18, 1978. Jones founded the organization that would become the Peoples Temple in Indianapolis, in 1955. Jones distinguished himself with his civil rights activism, founding the Temple as a fully integrated congregation. In 1965, he move...

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Cyanide poisoning

Cyanide poisoning

Cyanide poisoningOther namesCyanide toxicity, hydrocyanic acid poisoning[1]Cyanide ionSpecialtyToxicology, critical care medicineSymptomsEarly: headache, dizziness, fast heart rate, shortness of breath, vomiting[2]Later: seizures, slow heart rate, low blood pressure, loss of consciousness, cardiac arrest[2]Usual onsetFew minutes[2][3]CausesCyanide compounds[4]Risk factorsHouse fire, metal polishing, certain insecticides, eating seeds such as from apples[2][3][5]Diagnostic methodBased on symptoms, high blood lactate[2]TreatmentDecontamination, supportive care (100% oxygen), hydroxocobalamin[2]...

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Red Dwarf: The Promised Land

Red Dwarf: The Promised Land

Red Dwarf: The Promised Land is a 2020 British science-fiction comedy television film and the thirteenth installment of the British science-fiction sitcom, Red Dwarf.[1] The film sees the Red Dwarf crew of Dave Lister (Charles), Arnold Rimmer (Barrie), the Cat (John-Jules) and Kryten (Llewellyn) face-off against Rodon (Ray Fearon), the leader of a band of feral cats, who has pledged to annihilate all those who don't worship him as their God.[2][3] Plot[edit] A fleet of warships are helmed by the 'felis sapiens', under the tyrannical rule of Rodon, the ruthless feral cat leader who has vowed t...

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Chris Barrie

Chris Barrie

Chris BarrieChris BarrieBornChristopher Jonathan Brown28 March 1960 (age 61)Hanover, Lower Saxony, West GermanyNationalityBritishOccupationActor, comedian, impressionistYears active1982–presentSpouse(s)Monica De Meo (1987–1990)Alecks Barrie (1997–present)Children2 Chris Barrie (born Christopher Jonathan Brown, 28 March 1960) is a British actor, comedian, and impressionist. He worked as a vocal impressionist on the ITV sketch show Spitting Image[1] and later starred as Arnold Rimmer in the sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf, as Gordon Brittas in the BBC leisure centre sitcom The Brittas Empire, and as La...

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Craig Charles

Craig Charles

Craig CharlesCharles in May 2009Born11 July 1964 (age 57)Liverpool, EnglandOccupationActor, presenter, comedian, author, poet, DJYears active1981–presentSpouse(s)Cathy Tyson ​ ​(m. 1984; div. 1989)​ Jackie Fleming ​(m. 1999)​Children3 Craig Joseph Charles (born 11 July 1964) is an English actor, presenter, comedian, author, poet and DJ. He is best known for his roles as Dave Lister in the science fiction sitcom Red Dwarf and Lloyd Mullaney in the soap opera Coronation Street. He presented the gladiator-style game show Robot Wars from 1998 to 2004, and narrated the comedy endurance show Takesh...

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Danny John-Jules

Danny John-Jules

Danny John-JulesJohn-Jules in 2008BornDaniel John-Jules16 September 1960 (age 60)Paddington, London, EnglandEducationRutherford School, PaddingtonOccupationActor, dancer, singerYears active1975–presentSpouse(s)Petula LanglaisChildren2 Daniel John-Jules (born 16 September 1960)[1] is a British actor, singer and dancer. He is best known for playing Cat in the sci-fi comedy series Red Dwarf and policeman Dwayne Myers in the crime drama Death in Paradise.[2] He was also a protagonist in the hit CBBC children's spy drama M.I. High, in which he portrayed Lenny Bicknall, the caretaker. Early life[ed...

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Robert Llewellyn

Robert Llewellyn

Robert Llewellyn (born 10 March 1956)[1] is a British actor, comedian, presenter and writer. He plays the mechanoid Kryten in the sci-fi television sitcom Red Dwarf and formerly presented the engineering gameshow Scrapheap Challenge. He has also founded and hosts a YouTube series, Fully Charged.[2] He is rumoured to be judging the dog show at the Winchcombe County Show in August 2021. Early life[edit] Llewellyn was born in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.[1] Early career[edit] Llewellyn's first foray into the world of show business started out as a hobby, organising a few amateur cabar...

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Free Stock Charts, Stock Quotes and Trade Ideas — TradingView

Live quotes, stock charts and expert trading ideas. TradingView is a social network for traders and investors on Stock, Futures and Forex markets!

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alexander the great
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alexander the great

Alexander the GreatBasileus of MacedonHegemon of the Hellenic LeagueShahanshah of PersiaPharaoh of EgyptLord of AsiaAlexander Mosaic (c. 100 BC), ancient Roman floor mosaic from the House of the Faun in Pompeii, Italy, showing Alexander fighting king Darius III of Persia in the Battle of IssusKing of MacedonReign336–323 BCPredecessorPhilip IISuccessor Alexander IV Philip III Hegemon of Hellenic League Strategos autokrator of Greece Reign336 BCPredecessorPhilip IIPharaoh of EgyptReign332–323 BCPredecessorDarius IIISuccessor Alexander IV Philip III Royal titulary Prenomen (Praenomen) stp.n-rꜤ m...

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napoleonic wars

Napoleonic WarsTop: The Battle of Austerlitz (2 December 1805)Bottom: The Battle of Waterloo (18 June 1815)Date18 May 1803 – 20 November 1815(12 years, 5 months and 4 weeks)LocationAtlantic Ocean, Caucasus, Europe, French Guiana, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, North America, North Sea, Río de la Plata, West IndiesResult Coalition victoryCongress of Vienna Full results Exile of Napoleon I to St. Helena[4] Fall of the First French Empire Restoration of the Bourbon monarchy Dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire.[5] Decline of the Portuguese, Spanish and Dutch Empires. Rise of the British Empire...

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