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Dirk Bernard Joseph Schouten

Dirk Bernard Joseph Schouten was a Dutch economist, Professor of General Economics and Economic History at Tilburg University, known for his work concerning macroeconomic modelling. Schouten received his PhD from Tilburg University in 1950 with a thesis entitled "De overheidsfinanciën in de volkshuishouding: een macro-economische studie over de betekenis van de openbare financiën op lange termijn voor de omvang, de verdeling en de besteding van het nationaal inkomen", supervised by M. J. H. Smeets. After his graduation, Schouten kept working for the Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis. In 1954, he got History of Economics at Tilburg University. Among his doctoral students were Theo van de Klundert, Piet A. Verheyen, Ad Kolnaar and Wim van den Goorbergh. In 1988, he retired as Professor of Economics at Tilburg University. On this occasion, Ad Kolnaar described his scientific career in Schouten als wetenschapper. From 1958 to 1992, Schouten was crown member of the Social-Economic Council, he was elected a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1975.

He died on 3 February 2018 at the age of 95. Schouten co-authored numerous publications. A selection from his books includes: 1952. De sociale verzekering in de volkshuishouding. With Gerard Veldkamp. Amsterdam: Veen. 1957. Exacte economie: een samenvatting van de economische theorie in de vorm van tien algemeen-economische modellen. Leiden: Stenfert Kroese. 1960. Groeitheorie. With Folkert de Roos. Haarlem: Bohn 1967. Dynamische macro-economie. With A. H. J. Kolnaar. Leiden: Stenfert Kroese 1980. Macht en Wanorde: een vergelijking van economische stelsels. Leiden: Stenfert Kroese, pp. 1-270. 1986. Het Wankele Evenwicht in de Economie. Leiden: Stenfert Kroese. Articles, a selection: Schouten, D. B. J. and J. Lips. "National accounts and policy models." Review of Income and Wealth 4.1: 78-100. D. B. J. SCHOUTEN at knaw.nl

Francis George Kenna Gallagher

Francis George Kenna Gallagher, known as "Ken" to his family, was a British Foreign Office official and diplomat. Gallagher was born in London on 25 May 1917 to a middle-class Roman Catholic family, he attended St Joseph's College, Upper Norwood, passed the University of London matriculation exam in 1933, gaining a place to study Law at King's College London. After graduating, Gallagher took a job as a clerical officer in the Ministry of Agriculture, he was promoted to a junior executive officer in August 1938, but transferred to the Inland Revenue and was made an assistant examiner. After the outbreak of the Second World War, Gallagher enlisted in the RAF and joined Bomber Command as a Flight Lieutenant in 1941. Gallagher took the diplomatic service entrance exam after being discharged in 1945 and joined the service in November of that year, his first overseas posting was as Vice-Consul in Marseilles. After this, he was promoted to Second Secretary and Grade Seven in the diplomatic service and transferred to the Paris embassy in 1948.

Gallagher was moved back to the Foreign Office in London in 1950. He was promoted to First Secretary and sent to the British embassy in Damascus in 1953, acting as chargé d'affaires until 1955. In January 1956, Gallagher was promoted to Counsellor and made Head of the Mutual Aid Department in the Foreign Office renamed the European Economic Organisations Department in 1960. In this capacity he was intimately involved in Britain's first unsuccessful application to join the European Common Market under Harold Macmillan. In 1963, he was transferred to the embassy in Berne, before being moved back to London in 1965 to become Head of the Western Economic Department in the Commonwealth Office. In 1967 he became Head of the Common Market Department for a year before being promoted to Assistant Under-Secretary of State for economic affairs at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1968, his final posting was as British ambassador to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris, 1971–1977.

After his retirement, Gallagher became a consultant on international trade policy for the Confederation of British Industry. He moved to the small village of Cambo, near Morpeth in Northumberland, where he maintained his lifelong love of classical music. Gallagher never had no children, he died on 19 April 2011, aged 93, was survived by his manservant, Jack Young. Appointed Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George in the 1963 New Year Honours

Ivan Yakovych Chornousov

Ivan Yakovych Chornousov known as Chorny Voron, was a participant in the Russian Civil War on the territories of what is now Kyiv and Poltava in modern Ukraine. He is known for his fight against communists that he believed supported or took part in the establishment of the power of the Soviet government on the territories of the emerging Ukrainian Republic in 1917-23. While some consider him to be a national hero, others consider him to be a bandit and murderer, he is a prominent example of the "village otamans" or "greens", local militia leaders, who were characteristic of the time. Http://2000.net.ua/2000/svoboda-slova/rezonans/72245 http://ukrlife.org/main/evshan/reness3.htm http://ukrlife.org/main/evshan/zapovit8.htm http://www.nezboryma-naciya.org.ua/show.php?id=202 https://web.archive.org/web/20100903111354/http://www.ukrnationalism.org.ua/publications/?n=927 http://www.kavkazweb.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=34797&sid=f2e93cfd11004db4ad9460dfbfd96f1f https://web.archive.org/web/20080324051549/http://disser.com.ua/contents/p-3/29049.html http://www.dt.ua/3000/3150/35845/ http://www.personal-plus.net/498/9695.html

Duncan Potts

Vice Admiral Duncan Laurence Potts, is a retired senior Royal Navy officer. He served as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff and Controller of the Navy from 2013 to 2014, as Director General of the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom from September 2014 to 2018. Potts was born on 10 March 1961 in Malta, he was educated at Wellington School in Somerset. Potts joined the Royal Navy in 1979, he became commanding officer of the frigate HMS Brilliant in 1996, commanding officer of the destroyer HMS Southampton in 1997 and a member of the policy and programmes cell at the Permanent Joint Headquarters in 1998 before becoming Commander Sea Training to the Flag Officer Sea Training in 1999. He was appointed commanding officer of the frigate HMS Marlborough as well as captain of the 4th Frigate Squadron in 2000 and deployed to the Middle East. Potts went on to be Captain Navy Plans and military assistant to the Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff at the Ministry of Defence, he was appointed commander of the Commander United Kingdom Task Group in 2007 and Assistant Chief of Staff at Permanent Joint Headquarters in 2009.

He became Commander United Kingdom Maritime Forces in January 2011 and Assistant Chief of Naval Staff and Controller of the Navy in April 2013. Potts was appointed a Companion of the Order of the Bath in the 2014 Birthday Honours, made director general of Joint Force Development and director general of the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, with the rank of vice admiral, on 19 September that year

Bound Brook (Raritan River tributary)

Bound Brook is a tributary of the Raritan River in Middlesex County, New Jersey, in the United States. Its name comes from a boundary in an Indian deed; the stream is referred to as Sacunk, a Native American name meaning "slow sluggish stream", on early maps of the area. It flows through the Dismal Swamp, it flows through South Plainfield and the Cedar Brook joins it southwest of Spring Lake. It continues through Piscataway into New Market Pond, through Middlesex where it flows into the Green Brook at the northwest corner of Mountain View Park, it gives its name to the borough of New Jersey. Ambrose Brook Green Brook Bonygutt Brook Stony Brook Blue Brook List of rivers of New Jersey U. S. Geological Survey: NJ stream gaging stations 1740 Map of the "Indian Purchases"