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Garry Thompson (footballer, born 1959)

Garry Lindsey Thompson is an English former professional footballer and manager who made over 480 appearances in the Football League, most notably for Coventry City, West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa. After his retirement as a player, Thompson moved into management. A forward, Thompson had a long playing career and club level, making 487 appearances and scoring 124 goals in the Premier League and throughout the Football League, his peak years were earlier in his career with Coventry City, for whom he scored 49 goals in 158 appearances and West Bromwich Albion, for whom he was voted the club's 1984–85 Player of the Year. He played in the Premier League for Queens Park Rangers during the 1992–93 season and made one European appearance for Cardiff City in September 1993. Thompson retired at the end of the 1996–97 season and finished his career with 584 appearances and 153 goals. Thompson began his coaching career while still a player at Northampton Town and moved to Bristol Rovers as a coach and reserve team manager.

In January 2001, after the sacking of manager Ian Holloway, he was named in caretaker charge and managed the first team until the end of the 2000–01 Second Division season and was unable to prevent the Gas' relegation to the Third Division. Thompson became assistant to new manager Gerry Francis in June 2001 and after Francis' resignation in December 2001, he took over the role as permanent manager on a ​2 1⁄2-year contract. By 9 April 2002 and with a double relegation into non-league football looking Thompson was sacked. In October 2002, Thompson was named as assistant to manager Wally Downes at Second Division club Brentford, he continued in the role until 15 March 2004, with the prospect of relegation looming, Downes was sacked. Thompson was named caretaker manager and his one match in charge resulted in a 1–1 draw with Blackpool the following night, he left the club following the appointment of Martin Allen on 18 March. Thompson served as a coach at struggling Conference Premier club Farnborough Town during the 2004–05 season and quit the club on 31 March 2005.

In February 2006, Thompson joined Conference North club Hucknall Town as assistant to manager Kevin Wilson. He was released from his contract in December 2006. Thompson's younger brother Keith was a professional footballer and he is the uncle of athlete Daniel Caines, he is an Aston Villa supporter and has worked in PR, as a driver and as a summariser for BBC WM. Aston Villa Football League Second Division second-place promotion: 1987–88Individual West Bromwich Albion Player of the Year: 1984–85 Garry Thompson management career statistics at Soccerbase Garry Thompson at Soccerbase Garry Thompson at

Prehotep II

The Ancient Egyptian Noble Prehotep II was Vizier, in the latter part of the reign of Ramesses II, during the 19th dynasty. Parahotep was the son of the High Priest of his wife Huneroy. Parahotep had an older brother named Didia who served as a High Priest of Ptah. A seated statue, now in the British Museum, depicts the vizier Rahotep and on the seat his son Mery, Deputy of the House of Life, his wife Huneroy, a chief of the harem of Herishef and his mother-in-law Buia named Khat'nesu are mentioned. Prehotep's wife Huneroy was the daughter of the High Priest of Anhur, named Minmose. Prehotep's father Pahemnetjer became High Priest of Ptah about year 20 of Ramesses II. Prehotep may have still been young at that time, it seems that by about year 35 - after being in office for 15 years - Pahemnetjer died or at least stepped down as high priest. That position went to Prehotep's elder brother Didia. In year 45 Didia is no longer High Priest of Ptah, but the priestly appointment does not go to Prehotep.

It is the son of Ramesses II who takes on that role in Memphis, Egypt. About 5 years Prehotep is appointed as Northern Vizier. At the same time Neferronpet is Vizier of the South and between the two of them these men head the civil administration of Egypt. In year 55 Khaemwaset dies and following in the footsteps of his father and older brother Prehotep becomes High Priest of Ptah in Memphis, Egypt. Prehotep takes on the position of High Priest of Ra in Heliopolis; that position he seems to have taken over after the death of prince Meryatum, the son of Ramesses II and Nefertari, in office for 20 years. Prehotep held the positions of vizier and high priest of Ptah and Ra until the end of the reign of Ramesses II, thereby serving as vizier for at least 17 years and as high priest for at least 12 years. There is not yet any full agreement in Egyptology whether there were two or just one viziers with the name Prehotep. Indeed, some scholars regard Prehotep II as one person, others as two; when Flinders Petrie excavated the tomb of Prehotep at Sedment, he found two sarcophagi in the burial chamber and distinguished between Prehotep and Rehotep.

However, the second, not well preserved sarcophagus belonged to the wife of the vizier named Huneroy. Wolfgang Helck saw two viziers with these different names. However, Cerny in a review of Helck's book draw attention to a scribe at Deir -el-Medina with the same name who appears sometimes as Prehotep, sometimes as Rehotep and concluded that there is only one vizier with the name Prehotep and the variation of the name Rehotep. De Meulenaere saw the main reason for dividing the sources onto two people in the canopic jars of Prehotep. Indeed, there are five canopic jars with his name and titles, while Egyptians in general had only four of them, it was argued. Supporter for one vizier with that name argue that there is only one tomb of a vizier Prehotep known and that the sources better fit to just one person. Compare Prehotep I Stela from Qantir Great granite stela now in the Cairo Museum A naophorous kneeling statue from Saqqara. Stela from Memphis now in the British Museum The tomb in Sedment which has a statue group of the Vizier and his wife, a sarcophagus, a stela, an offering table, a column, several tomb scenes and two fragmentary canopic jars.

A stela from Abydos A squatting Statue from Abydos A votive Pot with the High Priest of Anhur, Minmose from Abydos Several other statues of unknown provenance

Gurbaksh Singh Kanhaiya

Gurbaksh Singh Kanhaiya was the eldest son and heir of Jai Singh Kanhaiya, the chief of the Kanhaiya Misl. He was the father of Maharani Mehtab Kaur and thus, the father-in-law of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the founder of the Sikh Empire. Gurbaksh Singh, the only son and heir of Jai Singh Kanhaiya, was born in 1759 to his wife Desan Kaur, the widow of Jhanda Singh, he was born into a Sandhu Jat family. His father, Jai Singh, was the leader of the Kanhaiya Misl. Gurbaksh Singh was married at the age of seven to Sada Kaur, a daughter of Sardar Daswandha Singh Dhaliwal; the couple had one child together, a daughter named Mehtab Kaur, born in 1782. She was married in 1796 to Ranjit Singh, the successor of Maha Singh, the leader of the Sukerchakia Misl, who were a rival of the Kanhaiya Misl; the Kanhaiyas, who had replaced the Bhangis as the most powerful misl, disputed Ranjit Singh's father's right to plunder Jammu, in one of the many skirmishes between the two misls, Gurbaksh Singh was killed in battle against Maha singh in February 1785.

In the absence of any heir, Gurbaksh Singh's widowed wife, Sada Kaur became the chief of the Kanhaiya Misl after her father-in-law's death in 1789. She played an important role in Ranjit Singh's rise to power in Punjab and used to lend support of the Kanhaiya misl to Ranjit Singh till 1821, when she developed differences with him and as a consequence lost her territory to him. Rumi Khan portrays Gurbaksh Singh in Life OK's historical drama Sher-e-Punjab: Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Ranjit Singh Sada Kaur

Streptomyces sanyensis

Streptomyces sanyensis is a bacterium species from the genus of Streptomyces, isolated from mangrove soil in Sanya in Hainan in China. Streptomyces sanyensis produces indolocarbazoles. Sui, JL. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 61: 1632–7. Doi:10.1099/ijs.0.023515-0. PMID 20693357. Li, Tong. "Cloning and Heterologous Expression of the Indolocarbazole Biosynthetic Gene Cluster from Marine-Derived Streptomyces sanyensis FMA". Marine Drugs. 11: 466–488. Doi:10.3390/md11020466. PMC 3640393. List of Streptomyces species Type strain of Streptomyces sanyensis at BacDive - the Bacterial Diversity Metadatabase

Lake Ida Township, Norman County, Minnesota

Lake Ida Township is a township in Norman County, United States. The population was 164 at the 2000 census. Lake Ida Township was organized in 1879, derives its name from Ida Paulson, the daughter of a pioneer settler. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 32.3 square miles, all of it land. As of the census of 2000, there were 164 people, 56 households, 47 families residing in the township; the population density was 5.1 people per square mile. There were 62 housing units at an average density of 1.9/sq mi. The racial makeup of the township was 97.56% White, 1.22% Native American, 1.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.66% of the population. There were 56 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.2% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 14.3% were non-families. 12.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.93 and the average family size was 3.19. In the township the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males. The median income for a household in the township was $46,563, the median income for a family was $47,188. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $25,000 for females; the per capita income for the township was $18,469. None of the population or families were below the poverty line