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Year 467 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Iohannes; the denomination 467 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years. April 12 – Emperor Leo I has his general Anthemius elected emperor of the Western Roman Empire, he allies himself with Ricimer, de facto ruler of Rome, marries his daughter Alypia to him, to strengthen the relationship and end the hostilities between the Eastern and Western Empire. Summer – King Genseric extends his pirate raids in the Mediterranean Sea. Leo I joins forces with the Western Empire. Ancient Hillforts in Britain are re-fortified, the Wansdyke is built. Emperor Skandagupta dies after a 12-year reign, as Huns consolidate their conquests in western India, he is succeeded by his half-brother Purugupta. October 13 – Emperor Xiaowen of Northern Wei, emperor of Northern Wei Cerdic, first king of Anglo-Saxon Wessex Leo II, Byzantine Emperor Emperor Shun of Liu Song, Chinese emperor of Liu Song Benignus of Armagh, Irish bishop Skandagupta, ruler of the Gupta Empire

Nigel Roberts

Nigel Roberts FIoD FBCS FRSA is a British computer scientist. Educated at Wigan and Prescot Grammar Schools, he received his first degree in Computer Science from Essex University. Whilst at Essex, he was one of the group of students who conceived and developed the world's first multi-user computer game. In 2008 he was awarded a First in Law from the College of Law, his first job was with Digital Equipment Corporation as a software engineer, where he subsequently worked on the pioneering ALL-IN-1 email and office automation system. In 1996 he founded the Island Networks group of companies, including CHANNELISLES. NET, the registry operator of the. GG and. JE top level domains for Jersey. In 2005 he became the first person in the UK to obtain damages in court in a lawsuit against a sender of unsolicited email. In 1999, Roberts was one of the original members of the ICANN DNSO Names Council, representing the ccTLD constituency, and has been an active participant at ICANN since its foundation. He was one of the participants in the US Government's International Forum on the White Paper in 1997–1998, which led to ICANN's creation.

Roberts served as one of three elected councillors representing Europe on ICANN's ccNSO Council, one of the two successor bodies to the Names Council between 2013 and the end of June 2018. In September 2017 he was proposed to the ICANN Board of Directors by. PR. CI and. BE. In the subsequent world-wide poll, he was elected receiving 67% of the vote, he joined the ICANN Board at the end of October 2018, serving alongside Chris Disspain as one of the two Board Members from the ccNSO. He ran as a Liberal Democrat for the UK Parliament in the Ipswich Constituency in the 1997 General Election and served as an elected member of the Alderney legislature during 2002-2003. Roberts was a Board Director & Council Member of the Radio Society of Great Britain between 1991 and 1996, he holds the amateur radio callsign GU4IJF. He is an occasional radio presenter on the Channel Island local FM station QUAY-FM, he has been a Chartered Fellow of the British Computer Society since 2005. He was granted armorial bearings by Letters Patent of the College of Arms on 1 March 2006..

He was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts in 2016 and became a Fellow of the Institute of Directors in 2019. He is a European Engineer. CHANNELISLES. NET US Government's International Forum on the White Paper

List of tallest buildings and structures in Leicester

This list of tallest buildings and structures in Leicester ranks the loftiest buildings in Leicester, United Kingdom by height. In pole position within the city is the 17+ storey Cardinal Telephone Exchange, which rises 84 metres; as of 2012 it is the United Kingdom's 54th tallest building. If constructed, the approved Westbridge Hotel Tower would reach 117 metres, therefore becoming the city's tallest building. At 67 metres and 22–storeys, the Summit, a student accommodation tower on Eastern Boulevard, is the city's third tallest tower block since its completion in 2013. There are twelve buildings in the city rising more than 50 metres; this is a list of the tallest completed buildings in Leicester. Heights are approximate and measured to the structural height, which includes architectural elements, but not communications spires or antennae; the items listed are all buildings in Leicester with a height of 40 m and over. Heights are above ground level This is a list of the tallest buildings yet to complete in Leicester that are under construction, approved, on hold/cancelled or proposed.

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Vladimir Gelfand

Vladimir Gelfand was a diarist and Soviet soldier in World War II. He is known as the author of the diaries from the years 1941–1946 which were published in Germany and Russia; the book with the diaries-notices of the officer in the Red Army Vladimir Gelfand: German Diary 1945–1946 – Notations of a Soldier in the Red Army has become the first one, published in Germany. Vladimir Gelfand was the only child in a poor Jewish family. Vladimir’s mother, Nadezhda Vladimirovna Gorodynskaya, was from a low-income family with eight children. In her youth, she earned money by giving private lessons. In 1917, she joined the RSDLP and, as Vladimir mentioned in his biography, took part in the Civil War. In the 1920s, she was expelled from the party with the wording “for passivity”; this saved her from subsequent repressions. Father, Nathan Solomonovich Gelfand, worked at a cement plant in Dneprodzerzhinsk. Unlike his wife, he remained non-partisan. In 1926, in search of a livelihood, the young family moved to the Caucasus.

Vladimir and his parents settled in Essentuki, where his father’s parents lived, but in 1928 returned to Ukraine in the city of Dneprodzerzhinsk, Dnipropetrovsk region. Here, his father worked as a foreman at a metallurgical plant and, according to Vladimir's diaries, was a "drummer". Mother was a teacher in a factory kindergarten. In 1932, she changed jobs. In 1933, the family moved to Dnepropetrovsk. Vladimir's parents broke up, he studied successfully. During his school years he took an active part in public life: he was an editor of the wall newspaper, an organizer of art recitation contests, an agitator-propagandist, joined the Komsomol. After high school, Vladimir entered the Dnepropetrovsk Industrial Workers' Faculty, having managed to study there three courses before the war; the German attack on the Soviet Union interrupted the formation of Gelfand. When enterprises, public institutions and a significant part of the city’s population were evacuated in August 1941, Vladimir moved to Yessentuki, where he settled with his aunt, his father’s sister.

In Essentuki, Vladimir had reservation armor. In April 1942 he turned to the draft board and on May 6 became a member of the Red Army, he was trained at an artillery school near Maykop in the western Caucasus and received the military rank of sergeant. In July 1942, when the Caucasian oil fields became the direct target of the German offensive, Vladimir Gelfand was on the southern flank of the Kharkov Front as commander of the mortar squad; the unit in which Gelfand served retreated with the army to the Rostov area. In mid-July, she was destroyed; as part of a small group of soldiers, Vladimir managed to break out of encirclement and join the units of the 62nd Army under the command of Vasily Chuikov, who fought in Stalingrad. Sergeant Gelfand, being the commander of the mortar squad, was appointed deputy platoon commander for political work, he became a candidate for its members. Towards the end of 1942, hostilities in the Stalingrad region were nearing victory. In December, Vladimir was wounded in the arm and ended up in a military hospital near Saratov, where he stayed until February 1943.

After discharge, he received a referral to the rifle school of officers near Rostov, liberated from the Germans. In the summer of 1943, Vladimir Gelfand managed to re-establish contact with his mother, evacuated to Central Asia. From her letter, he learned that all of his paternal relatives in Essentuki occupied by the Nazis - grandmother, two aunts and two cousins - were killed during an action to exterminate the Jews. Only his father and father’s brother survived, before the Germans arrived, managed to escape to Derbent, crossing the Caucasus ridge. Vladimir underwent a three-month training in the courses of officers and received the military rank of junior lieutenant. At the end of August 1943, he was transferred to the 248th Infantry Division, where he took command of a mortar platoon. In the fall of 1943, the 248th Infantry Division became part of the 3rd Ukrainian Front and took up positions south of Melitopol. At the end of January 1944, Vladimir Gelfand received the rank of lieutenant.

Since November 1943, he became a full member of the CPSU. In the fall of 1943, Gelfand participated in crossing the Dnieper. In early May 1944, part of it crossed the Dniester near Grigoriopol. A new offensive in the southern part of the front led Gelfand in Bessarabia in August 1944. Columns of prisoners of war and captive traitors were found. In the diary, he describes the hatred of the Red Army towards the prisoners in relation to the traitors. In the fall of 1944, his unit was located in Poland east of Warsaw; the diary is filled with notes on meetings with the Polish civilian population. At the beginning of 1945, the Red Army was preparing for two strong offensive operations: an attack on the Vistula-Oder and an attack on East Prussia. To this end, more than 3 million Soviet soldiers were supplied; the battle was to end with the encirclement of Berlin. The Red Army was opposed by the still powerful enemy, ready at the borders of its country for stubborn resistance. On January 12 and

Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad

Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad was a politician who served as the President of Bangladesh from 15 August to 6 November 1975, after the assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Ahmad completed his BL degree from the University of Dhaka and entered politics in 1942, he was one of the founder joint secretaries of the East Bengal Awami Muslim League. Ahmad was elected a member of the East Pakistan Provincial Assembly in 1954 as a candidate of the United Front. After the central government of Pakistan dissolved the United Front, Ahmad was jailed in 1954 with other Bengali leaders, he was elected the chief whip of the United Front parliamentary party. But with the promulgation of martial law in the country in 1958 he was arrested by the regime of Ayub Khan. During the 6 Point Movement, Ahmad was once again jailed in 1966. Following his release, Ahmad accompanied Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to the all-parties conference called by Ayub Khan in Rawalpindi in 1969, he was elected a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan in 1970.

At the onset of the Bangladesh War of Independence and Mujib's arrest and other Awami League leaders gathered in Meherpur to form the Government of Bangladesh in exile. Syed Nazrul Islam served as the acting President while Mujib was declared President, Tajuddin Ahmad served as Prime Minister and Ahmad was made the Foreign Minister. In this capacity, Ahmad was to build international support for the cause of Bangladesh's independence, but his role as the Foreign Minister became controversial as he wanted a peaceful solution, remaining within Pakistan in line with the Six Point Charter of his leader Sheikh Mujib. Zafrullah Chowdhury alleges that Ahmad did not act alone in this regard and that Awami League leaders were involved. After the liberation, Ahmad was appointed as the minister of power and flood control in 1972 as part of the Second Sheikh Mujib cabinet. In 1973, he took charge of the ministry of commerce in the Third Sheikh Mujib cabinet, he was a member of the executive committee of Bangladesh Krishak Sramik Awami League formed in 1975.

Sheikh Mujib and all members of his family were assassinated by a group of army personnel on 15 August. Ahmad took control of the government, proclaiming himself as the President. Major General Ziaur Rahman was appointed as Chief of Army Staff of the Bangladesh Army, replacing K M Shafiullah, he praised the killers of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman calling them Shurjo Shontan. Ahmad ordered the imprisonment of leaders Syed Nazrul Islam, Tajuddin Ahmad, A. H. M. Qamaruzzaman and Muhammad Mansur Ali, he replaced the national slogan of Joy Bangla with Bangladesh Zindabad slogan and changed the name Bangladesh Betar to'Radio Bangladesh'. He proclaimed the Indemnity Ordinance, which granted immunity from prosecution to the assassins of Mujib. Mujib's daughters Sheikh Hasina Wazed and Sheikh Rehana were barred from returning to Bangladesh from abroad. BAKSAL and pro-Mujib political groups were dissolved. On 3 November, in what became infamously known as the "Jail Killing Day", the four imprisoned leaders Tajuddin Ahmad, Syed Nazrul Islam, A. H. M. Qamaruzzaman, Muhammad Mansur Ali, who had refused to co-operate with Mostaq, were killed inside Dhaka Central Jail by a group of army officers on the instruction of President Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad.

However, Ahmad was ousted from power on 6 November in a coup led by Khaled Mosharraf and Shafat Jamil. Ahmad was imprisoned by Brigadier General Khaled Mosharraf and by the Ziaur Rahman administration until 1978. Upon his release, he formed Democratic League and attempted to resuscitate his political career, but to no avail, he spent his last years in Dhaka and died on 5 March 1996. Ahmad was named in the investigation of the murder of Sheikh Mujib launched in 1996 by his daughter Sheikh Hasina, who had just won the national elections to become Prime Minister of Bangladesh. Hasina blamed Ahmad for her father's death. Due to his death, he was not tried. Historians and critics assert, he is criticized by Bangladeshi liberal public for legitimizing political murders by protecting Mujib's killers

Kiyoshi Maekawa

Kiyoshi Maekawa is a Japanese singer and tarento. He is best known as the first lead vocalist of Hiroshi Uchiyamada and Cool Five, formed in 1967 and debuted in 1969 with the Japan Record Award-winning song "Nagasaki wa Kyō mo Ame Datta"; as a frontman of the band, he spawned multiple hit singles such as "Awazu ni Aishite", "Uwasa no Onna","Soshite, Kōbe", "Nakanoshima Blues" and "Tokyo Sabaku" during the 1970s. In 1982, he released his first solo single "Yuki Ressha" composed and produced by Grammy-winning musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, left the group five years later. During his solo career, he released only one top-20 hit "Himawari" in 2002, a ballad contributed by Masaharu Fukuyama. Aside from the recording career, Maekawa has built up popularity as a TV star, appearing on some television shows hosted by comedians such as Kinichi Hagimoto and The Drifters, airing around the latter half of 1970s and the 1980s. He is known as a former spouse of the singer, Keiko Fuji, who married Teruzane Utada and had a daughter Hikaru.

"Hana no Toki, Ai no Toki" "Ai ga Hoshii" "Namida" "Koiuta" – No. 87 "Otoko to Onna no Kakera" – No. 61 "Yume Ichibyou" – No. 71 "Wakareuta Demo Utatte" – No. 78 "Koisuru Omise" – No. 95 "Kanashimi no Koisekai" – No. 69 "Shuchakueki Nagasaki" – No. 96 "Dakishimete" – No. 70 "Bara no Orgel" – No. 97 "Kōbe" – No. 93 "Hayariuta" – No. 93 "Osaka" – No. 92 "Rinrin to" – No. 88 "Himawari" – No. 13 "Yakan Hikou" – No. 74 "Furusato no Hana no You ni" – No. 69 "Mado" – No. 62Notes Chart positions provided by the Oricon, sources are from the archives on its official site. Lupin III: Strange Psychokinetic Strategy Have a Song on Your Lips The Bucket List Shinzanmono Mito Kōmon Official website