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Alexander III of Russia

Alexander III was Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Finland from 13 March 1881 until his death on 1 November 1894. He was reactionary and reversed some of the liberal reforms of his father, Alexander II. Under the influence of Konstantin Pobedonostsev he opposed any reform that limited his autocratic rule. During his reign, Russia fought no major wars. Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich was born on 10 March 1845 at the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire, the second son and third child of Emperor Alexander II and his first wife Maria Alexandrovna. In disposition Alexander bore little resemblance to his soft-hearted, liberal father, still less to his refined, sentimental, yet cunning great-uncle Emperor Alexander I, who could have been given the title of "the first gentleman of Europe". Although an enthusiastic amateur musician and patron of the ballet, Alexander was seen as lacking refinement and elegance. Indeed, he rather relished the idea of being of the same rough texture as some of his subjects.

His straightforward, abrupt manner savoured sometimes of gruffness, while his direct, unadorned method of expressing himself harmonized well with his rough-hewn, immobile features and somewhat sluggish movements. His education was not such as to soften these peculiarities. More than six feet tall, he was noted for his immense physical strength. A sebaceous cyst on the left side of his nose caused him to be mocked by some of his contemporaries, he sat for photographs and portraits with the right side of his face most prominent. An account from the memoirs of the artist Alexander Benois gives one impression of Alexander III: After a performance of the ballet Tsar Kandavl at the Mariinsky Theatre, I first caught sight of the Emperor. I was struck by the size of the man, although cumbersome and heavy, he was still a mighty figure. There was indeed something of the muzhik about him; the look of his bright eyes made quite an impression on me. As he passed where I was standing, he raised his head for a second, to this day I can remember what I felt as our eyes met.

It was a look as cold as steel, in which there was something threatening frightening, it struck me like a blow. The Tsar's gaze! The look of a man who stood above all others, but who carried a monstrous burden and who every minute had to fear for his life and the lives of those closest to him. In years I came into contact with the Emperor on several occasions, I felt not the slightest bit timid. In more ordinary cases Tsar Alexander III could be at once kind and almost homely. Though he was destined to be a counter-reforming emperor, Alexander had little prospect of succeeding to the throne during the first two decades of his life, as he had an elder brother, who seemed of robust constitution; when Nicholas first displayed symptoms of delicate health, the notion that he might die young was never taken and he was betrothed to Princess Dagmar of Denmark, daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark and Queen Louise of Denmark, whose siblings included King Frederick VIII of Denmark, Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom and King George I of Greece.

Great solicitude was devoted to the education of Nicholas as tsesarevich, whereas Alexander received only the training of an ordinary Grand Duke of that period. This included acquaintance with French and German, military drill. Alexander became tsesarevich upon Nicholas's sudden death in 1865. Pobedonostsev instilled into the young man's mind the belief that zeal for Russian Orthodox thought was an essential factor of Russian patriotism to be cultivated by every right-minded emperor. While he was heir apparent from 1865 to 1881 Alexander did not play a prominent part in public affairs, but allowed it to become known that he had ideas which did not coincide with the principles of the existing government. On his deathbed the previous tsesarevich was said to have expressed the wish that his fiancée, Princess Dagmar of Denmark, should marry his successor; this wish was swiftly realized when on 9 November 1866 in the Grand Church of the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, Alexander wed Dagmar, who converted to Orthodox Christianity and took the name Maria Feodorovna.

The union proved a happy one to the end. The couple spent their wedding night at the Tsarevich's private dacha known as "My Property". On the Tsarevich became estranged from his father. To the scandal of many at court, including the Tsarevich himself, Alexander II married Catherine a mere month after Marie Alexandrovna's death in 1880. On 13 March 1881 Alexander's father, Alexander II, was assassinated by members of the terrorist organization Narodnaya Volya; as a result, he ascended to the Russian imperial throne in Nennal. He and Maria Feodorovna were crowned and anointed at the Assumption Cathedral in Moscow on 27 May 1883. Alexander's as

Mostafa Hussein Kamel

Mostafa Hussein Kamel is the former Egyptian Minister of State for Environmental Affairs. He was sworn into Prime Minister Hesham Qandil's cabinet, the Qandil Cabinet, on 2 August 2012, following the 2011–2012 Egyptian revolution that deposed President Hosni Mubarak, retaining his position from former Prime Minister Kamal Ganzouri's interim government, he was one of the independent ministers in the cabinet. Mostafa Hussein Kamel Ahmed Mostafa is a Professor of Cairo University. Kamel was born in Beni Suef, Egypt, on 23 March 1960. Kamel attended Cairo University, which he graduated from Faculty of Science in 1981 with a bachelor of science degree in geology and in 1989 a Ph. D. in geophysics. Kamel taught as a professor at Cairo University's science department, he served as the director of Cairo University's Centre for Combating Environmental Hazards and the Basel Regional Center for Training and Technology Transfer across the Arab Region from 2 August 2010 until 6 December 2011. From 19 July 2003 until 8 October 2011, Kamel served as Chairman of the Geophysics Department, Faculty of Science at Cairo University as well as the geophysics branch at the university.

Kamel was sworn into former Prime Minister Kamal el-Ganzouri's interim government, established after the Egyptian revolution of 2011–2012. In doing so, he replaced Maged George, who had served as the minister since 2004, he retained this position in Prime Minister Qandil's Qandil Cabinet, after the Salafi Al-Nour Party declined the position, believing it to be an "insult" and not important enough. He was sworn into the cabinet on 2 August 2012. A number of environmentalists were dismayed over his appointment, believing that he cannot address Egypt's environment, which they said is in a "critical state" and Egyptians cannot waste "time with leftover government officials." Following his appointment to the ministry, some environmentalists who view the ministry as dangerous to the environment have proposed dismantling the ministry altogether. In a cabinet reshuffle on 5 January 2013, Kamel was replaced by Khaled Abdel Aal. In early August 2012, Kamel paid a visit to certain nature reserves located in the Sinai Peninsula.

The purpose of the visit was to listen to workers' demands and complaints regarding the reserves, which would be incorporated into an attempt to change the maintenance of these reserves, with an independent body, affiliated with Egypt's Environmental Affairs Ministry controlling the reserves. In addition, Kamel stressed the importance of decentralization, promised to work and fix the problems that the workers at the reserves voiced

Bekim ErkoceviƧ

Bekim Erkoçeviç is an Albanian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Albanian club Besëlidhja Lezhë. Erkoçeviç made his debut on the last day of the 2010–11 campaign away to Bylis Ballsh in a 2–0 loss, coming on as a substitute for Ndriçim Shtubina in the 62nd minute, he was an unused substitute in the Europa League against Birkirkara on 30 June 2011. Erkoçeviç left the club on 12 August 2012 after struggling to find minutes to play as he concluded 2011–12 with only 14 league matches, only 4 of them as starter. On 10 January 2014, Erkoçeviç came at Apolonia Fier on a one-week trial. Ten days he passed the trial and signed a contract with the club. On 17 January 2015, Erkoçeviç agreed personal terms and joined Besëlidhja Lezhë for an undisclosed fee. In January 2016, Erkoçeviç returned to his first club Vllaznia Shkodër after impressing in a friendly against his former side Ada Velipojë, he made his return debut a month on 27 February in the goalless draw against Laçi where he appeared in the last minutes as a substitute.

He made another four appearances, all of them as substitutes, collecting 95 minutes as Vllaznia finished 6th in championship. During the 2016–17 season, Erkoçeviç made no league appearances. He, contributed with 3 cup appearances, notably scoring a brace in the returning fixture of second round against Kamza. In September 2017, Erkoçeviç was assigned to their B-team, he scored his first goal of the season on 18 November by netting the third in the 1–3 win over Erzeni Shijak. That was his only strike in 11 appearances for the team. On 16 January 2018, Erkoceviç returned to Besëlidhja Lezhë and signed a contract running until 2019. On 30 June, after finishing the season with 11 appearances and no goals, the club gave him a contract for the next season, he begun the new season on 9 September by playing in team's opening league match against Burreli, receiving a red card for violent conduct towards an opponent player. Shorty after, he was suspended for the next five matches by Disciplinary Commission of AFA.

As of 21 September 2018 Bekim Erkoceviç at FootballDatabase.eu Bekim Erkoceviç at Soccerway