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Ashland County, Wisconsin

Ashland County is a county located in the U. S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,157, its county seat is Ashland. The county was formed on March 1860, from La Pointe County. Ashland County was named in honor of the Lexington estate of Kentucky statesman Henry Clay, as one of the founders of the city of Ashland was an admirer of Clay. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,292 square miles, of which 1,045 square miles is land and 1,247 square miles is water, it is the second-largest county in Wisconsin by total area. The Apostle Islands are a small group of islands in Lake Superior, off the Bayfield Peninsula with the majority of the islands located in Ashland County — only Sand and Raspberry Islands are in Bayfield County. John F. Kennedy Memorial Airport serves surrounding communities. Major Gilbert Field Airport enhances county service. Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Chequamegon National Forest As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 16,157 people living in the county.

84.6% were White, 11.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.3% Black or African American, 0.3% of some other race and 3.3% of two or more races. 1.9 % were Latino. 25.6 % were of 5.3 % Norwegian ancestry. As of the census of 2000, there were 16,866 people, 6,718 households, 4,279 families living in the county; the population density was 16 people per square mile. There were 8,883 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 87.10% White, 0.21% Black or African American, 10.35% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, 1.69% from two or more races. 1.11 % of the population were Latino of any race. 27.8% were of German, 8.4% Finnish, 7.4% Polish, 7.4% Norwegian, 7.3% Swedish and 5.4% Irish ancestry. 96.6% spoke English as their first language. The reservation of the Bad River Chippewa Band is located in the county. There were 6,718 households out of which 30.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.60% were married couples living together, 10.90% had a female householder with no husband present, 36.30% were non-families.

30.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.40% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.01. In the county, the population was spread out with 25.40% under the age of 18, 11.20% from 18 to 24, 25.80% from 25 to 44, 21.70% from 45 to 64, 15.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 97.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.10 males. In 2017, there were 194 births, giving a general fertility rate of 73.1 births per 1000 women aged 15–44, the eleventh highest rate out of all 72 Wisconsin counties. Additionally, there were no reported induced abortions performed on women of Ashland County residence in 2017. Ashland Mellen Butternut National Register of Historic Places listings in Ashland County, Wisconsin Ashland County Ashland County map from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation


Osmondthorpe a district of east Leeds in West Yorkshire, England is considered part of the Halton Moor district. It is situated in the LS9 Leeds postcode area, two miles to the east of Leeds city centre between East End Park and Halton Moor; the district is part of the Burmantofts and Richmond Hill Ward of the Leeds Metropolitan Council. It was a hamlet 3.5 miles SE of Leeds associated with the township of Temple Newsam and in the Whitkirk parish with some coal working. Ralph Thoresby visited Osmondthorpe Hall, which stood on the West side of Osmondthorpe Lane, but was destroyed by fire in 1924; some 50 acres of the grounds were used to create the rest for housing. Osmondthorpe railway station was opened by the London & North Eastern Railway on the Selby Line in 1930 to serve a new estate of housing, but closed in 1960. Osmondthorpe is home to the Neville Hill railway depot; the ancient parish of Leeds: historical and genealogical information at GENUKI. Map sources for Osmondthorpe

Alma Zadić

Alma Zadić is an Austrian lawyer and politician. As a member of Austria′s Green party she has been the Minister of Justice in the Second Kurz government since 7 January 2020. In 1994, Zadić fled to Austria with her parents during the Bosnian War and the family settled in Vienna, she has been described as a Muslim. She studied in the U. S. Italy and the Netherlands. While a student, she worked as a junior legal researcher at the International Organization for Migration in Vienna and as an intern at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague. Before entering politics, Zadić worked as a senior associate at the London-headquartered multinational law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Zadić ran for the Austrian Green Party in the 2019 Austrian legislative election and was elected to the National Council. In November 2019, Alma Zadić was found guilty of defamation and fined 700 euros by a criminal court in Vienna. On 7 January 2020, Zadić, along with three other Greens, was sworn in by Austria′s president Alexander Van der Bellen to serve in the Sebastian Kurz coalition government as Minister of Justice pursuant to the coalition agreement of Kurz's ÖVP with the Greens, led by Werner Kogler, who serves as Vice Chancellor

Hadj Abderrahmane

Not to be confused with Slimane Hadj AbderrahmaneHadj Abderrahmane was an Algerian actor from Télemly, Algiers. He was best known for his portrayal of Inspector Tahar alongside his shorter sidekick Yahia Ben Mabrouk, in the Adventures of Inspector Tahar film comedy series in the late 1960s and 1970s. Abderrahmane began as cameraman. Before embarking on the adventures of Inspector Tahar, he appeared in the theatre with Allel El Mouhib, his drama teacher. Abderrahmane played the monk in the play Montserrat by Emmanuel Robles, he was a parish priest in Fusils de la mère Carare. His social life, his childhood, his nature, his deepest feelings were related to the drama but the performance was seen as comical overall. In 1967 he starred as Inspector Taher in the film L'Inspecteur mène l'enquête, directed by Moussa Haddad which spawned several sequels, including Les Vacances de l'inspecteur Tahar and L'inspecteur marque le but, he was preparing to shoot Le cadavre du domaine when he died on October 1981 in Paris.

L'Inspecteur mène l'enquête - 1967 Moustapha Badie La Souris - 1968 La Poursuite - 1968 Les Vacances de l'inspecteur Tahar - 1973 L'inspecteur marque le but - 1977 Le chat - 1978

Kurdistan Province

Kurdistan Province or Kordestan, is one of the 31 provinces of Iran. The province of Kurdistan is 28,817 km² in area, it is located in the west of Iran, in Region 3 and bound by Iraqi Kurdistan on the west, the province of West Azerbaijan to its north, Zanjan to the northeast, Hamedan to the east and Kermanshah to the south. The capital of Kurdistan Province is the city of Sanandaj. Other counties with their major cities are Marivan, Saqqez, Piranshahr, Kamyaran, Dehgolan and Sarvabad; the earliest human occupation of Kurdistan dates back to Paleolithic Period when Neanderthal man lived in the Sirwan Valley of Kurdistan more than 40,000 years ago. The mountainous lands of this area first encouraged Iranian-speaking tribes to settle in this region after their immigration to Iran, it was from here where the first plan to overthrow the Assyrian Empire began, leading to their defeat in 612 BCE, setting the stage for the start of the Median empire. During the next few hundred years, the area of present-day Kurdistan Province became the arena of conflict between various invaders, including the Mongols and Timurids.

Its steady decline began in the 16th century. Upon the order of Sultan Muhammad Khodabandeh, a small town by the name of Soltanabad Chamchal was constructed in Bisotun region to function as the official and political center of Kurdistan in the Middle Ages, it remained the capital for nearly one-and-a-half centuries, until, in 1372 CE, the government moved to Hassanabad fort, 6 km south of Sanandaj. Around 14th century, people from Ardalan tribe established themselves in Sinne as the rulers of this region. According to Sharafnama written by Sharaf al-Din Bitlisi, the earliest known leader of the tribe, Bawa Ardalan, was a descendant of Ahmad bin Marwan, who ruled in Diyarbakır, he settled down among the Gorani people in Kurdistan and toward the end of the Mongol period took over the "Şare Zor" region, where he established himself as an absolute ruler. He is considered to be the founder of the Ardalan principality; the territories of Zardiawa, Khanaqin and Kifri, which were the homelands of the Goran-Kurds, all belonged to this principality.

The capital city of the principality was first in Sharazor, but was moved to Sinne on. During the reign of Shah Ismail I, the founder of Safavid dynasty, Sunni Kurds were supported by Ottoman against the Shi'ite government of the Safavids; when Soleiman Khan Ardalan came to power in 1630 CE, the throne was transferred to Sanandaj, from on, the rulers contributed to the flourishing and development of the area. The Ardalan Dynasty continued to rule the region until the Qajar monarch Nasser-al-Din Shah ended their rule in 1867 CE; the area of Kurdistan Province incorporates portions of the former Gerrus Province. Kurdistan Province is a mountainous region that can be topographically divided into a western and an eastern section at Sanandaj; as a result of its elevation and mountains, Kurdistan province has many rivers, lakes and caves, which render it rather picturesque. Kurdistan has always attracted many tourists and fans of mountaineering and water-sports; the Zarrineh River, 302 km long, is one of the longest rivers of this province.

Its banks offer great opportunities for recreation and the river's plentiful water renders itself ideal for water sports. This river runs northwards and pours into Lake Urmia; the Sirvan River is another prominent river in this province. It runs over a long distance to join the Tigris in Iraq; the banks of this river are remarkably attractive. The Simineh River is an important river in this province. Many marine species and birds live on the banks of the province's numerous rivers which they seem to find ideal habitats. Lake Zarivar is the most beautiful water-way of the province, which lies at the feet to high mountains, providing a delightfully picturesque sight, its water is fresh. The lake has an average depth of 3 m, it is surrounded by thick forests. The lake, the mountains and the forests create a scenic panorama; this lake, which has a length of 5 km and a maximum which width of 1.7 km, lies to the west of Marivan. Lake Vahdat's dam, to the north of Sanandaj, provides excellent opportunities for fishing and water-sports.

Kurdistan Province benefits from many resourceful mineral water springs. The most outstanding of these are: Govaz to the northwest of Kamyaran, Abetalkh close to Bijar and Baba Gorgor to the north of Qorveh. Cave Kereftoo, close to Divandarreh, is a unique natural and at the same time archeological site. Inside the cave there are a number of ancient buildings known as the Temple of Heraclius, because the name of this Greek god is carved on the ceiling of one of the halls. Cave Shoovi, 267 m long, is another prominent cave. Mount Charkhaln 3,330 m high, mount Chehelcheshmeh, 3,173 m, Mount Hossein Bak, 3,091 m, Mount Masjede Mirza, 3,059 m, are the other large mountains of Kurdistan. Kurdistan Province has vast forests and refuges, where many animals and birds live, safely from the harms of the human beings: the leopard, wild goat, jackal, fox, sable and such birds as the partridge, wild duck, stork and eagle. Kurdistan Province is one of the most mountainous regions in Iran and has a mild and quite pleasant climate throughout the spring and summer.

Winters are long and can be cold with heavy snowfalls. The population of the province in 1996 was 1,346,383 of which 52.42% were urban dw

Rupert Hambro

Rupert Nicholas Hambro CBE is a British heir, banker and philanthropist. Rupert Hambro was born on 27 June 1943, his father, Jocelyn Hambro, served as the Chairman of Hambros Bank from 1965 to 1972. His mother was Ann Silvia Muir, his paternal great-grandfather, Carl Joachim Hambro, was a Danish emigrants to England who founded the Hambros Bank. He was educated at Eton College, he studied at the University of Aix-en-Provence in France. Hambro started his career at Peat Marwick Mitchell Co. which merged with KPMG, from 1962 to 1964. He joined the family business, the Hambros Bank, in 1964, he served on its board of directors from 1969 to 1986, as its chairman from 1983 to 1986. In 1986, he co-founded J. O. Hambro Capital Management, a mergers and acquisitions investment firm, with his father and two brothers, he is the owner of the private equity firm, Hambro & Partners. He is the former Chairman of Woburn Enterprises, which includes the Woburn Safari Park, the Woburn Abbey, golf courses and hotels, he served on the Boards of Directors of Anglo American plc, the Telegraph Group and the Sedgwick Group.

In 1976, he served on the board of directors of the White Pass and Yukon Corporation Ltd. which owns a railway on the White Pass and Yukon Route in Canada. He is Chairman of Cazenove & Loyd, a luxury travel agency, since 2003. Additionally, he has been the Chairman of Theo Fennell PLC and is Chairman of Sipsmith since 2009, he serves on the Supervisory Board of Bank Gutmann. He has served as the Chairman of Robinson Hambro, a recruitment agency for corporate directors, since 2010. On 4 November 2013, Rupert incorporated Hambro Perks Ltd. with Dominic Perks and is a current director of the company. He has written in The Spectator; as of 2015, he has an estimated wealth of GBP£100 million. Hambro was the Treasurer of the National Art Collections Fund from 1991 to 2003, he was the Chairman of the Museum of London Docklands from 1995 to 2008. He has served as the Chairman of The Silver Trust since 1988 and Vice Patron of the Royal British Society of Sculptors since 1997, he has served on the Council of the Royal College of Art since 2010, he is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Bath.

Additionally, he has served as the Chairman of the Development & Strategy Board of the Zoological Society of London since 2011. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Wallace Collection, he has served on the Advisory Board of Open Europe, a think tank which promotes reform within the European Union, since 2006. He is a Knight of the Order of the Falcon of Iceland, he was appointed CBE in the 2014 Birthday Honours for charitable services. Hambro married Mary Boyer in 1970, they have a son, a daughter, Flora. Robin Hambro is an American-born philanthropist, former London Editor of American Vogue, on the International Best Dressed List, he is a member of White's, the Groucho Club and The Walbrook Club in the City of London as well as the Jupiter Island Club in Hobe Sound, Florida