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Brive-la-Gaillarde

Brive-la-Gaillarde is a commune of France. It is a sub-prefecture of the Corrèze department, it has around 50,000 inhabitants, while the population of the urban area was 89,260 in 1999. Although it is by far the biggest commune in Corrèze, the capital is Tulle. In French popular culture, the town is associated with a song by Georges Brassens. Though the inhabitants settled around the 1st century, the city only started to grow much later. From around the 5th century onwards, the original city began to develop around a church dedicated to Saint-Martin-l'Espagnol. During the 12th century walls were built around the city and during the Hundred Years' War a second wall was built; these fortifications no longer have been replaced by boulevards. The commune was named "Brive" until 1919, when it was renamed "Brive-la-Gaillarde"; the word "Gaillarde" stands for bravery or strength in the city's name, but it can refer to the city's walls. Brive now extends outside of its original boundaries into Ussac. During World War II, Brive-la-Gaillarde was a regional capital of the Resistance, acting as a seat of several clandestine information networks and several of the principal resistance movements, including the Armée secrète and the Mouvements Unis de la Résistance.

Brive-la-Gaillarde was the first city of Occupied France to liberate itself by its own means, on 15 August 1944. For this, the city received the “Croix de guerre 1939–1945” military decoration; the medieval centre is a commercial district with retail shops and various cafés. It is the location of the city hall, the main police station, the Labenche museum. One notable landmark outside the inner city is the Pont Cardinal, a bridge which used to be a crossing point for travelers from Paris to Toulouse; the most recent mayors of Brive-la-Gaillarde were: 1966–1995: Jean Charbonnel 1995–2008: Bernard Murat 2008–present: Philippe Nauche Brive-la-Gaillarde railway station offers connections to Limoges, Périgueux, Clermont-Ferrand and several regional destinations. The A20 motorway connects the A89 with Bordeaux. Brive–Souillac Airport lies south of the city, it was opened in 2010 to replace the older Brive-La Roche Airport. The city is home to CA Brive, it hosted the 2009 Junior World Rowing Championships.

Guillaume Dubois and statesman Pierre André Latreille, entomologist Jean-Baptiste Treilhard was a French jurist and politician at the end of the 18th and the beginning of the 19th century. Nicolas Ernault des Bruslys, born on 7 August 1757 in Brive-la-Gaillarde and died on 25 September 1809 in Reunion, is a French general of the Revolution and the Empire. Guillaume Marie Anne Brune, marshal of France Michel Labrousse, scholar of Roman history David Feuerwerker was a rabbi and professor of French Jewish history. Antoinette Feuerwerker Belgian lawyer and educator, wife of David Feuerwerker. Edmond Michelet, leader of the Movement Combat Limousin. Xavier Patier, civil servant and writer Cédric Villani, mathematician.

Ada Bello

Ada C. Bello is a Cuban American LGBT rights activist and medical laboratory researcher, she was a founder of the Philadelphia Chapter of Daughters of Bilitis and the Homophile Action League. Bello led activism efforts for the LGBT community beginning in the late 1960s and continues to serve in advocacy roles including as a board member of the LGBT Elder Initiative. Bello was born on November 1933 in Havana, Cuba, her mother was a homemaker from Madeira and her father was a lawyer and judge. She lived in Matanzas before moving to Havana to study. Bello attended University of Havana from 1953 to 1956 before transferring to Louisiana State University after Fulgencio Batista closed the university, she earned a degree in chemistry from LSU. She resided in Baton Rouge, Louisiana from 1958 to 1961 before moving to Picayune, Mississippi for a year. Bello worked for the University of Pennsylvania as a medical laboratory assistant from 1962 to 1980, she became a medical laboratory researcher at University of Pennsylvania in 1980 and worked for the Food and Drug Administration.

Bello moved to Philadelphia in 1962 where she participated in LGBT political organizing. These nascent actions became known as the homophile movement. In 1967, Bello became a founding member of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis. Bello edited the DOB-Philadelphia newsletter with fellow activist Carole Friedman, they both influenced the decision to dissolve DOB and create the Homophile Action League in 1968. Bello worked as the editor of the HAL newsletter which challenged police harassment against the LGBT community. In 1968, Bello decided to become an activist after the Philadelphia Police Department raided Rusty's bar and arrested 12 women. HAL requested meeting with the police department. Due to her immigration status, Bello did not participate directly in the meetings, but drove the car. Bello attended the final Annual Reminder day protest in 1969, having received U. S. citizenship that year. Bello's advocacy efforts in the late 1960s and early 1970s served as a "bridge between pre- and post- stonewall political activities."Bello volunteered for the American Library Association's Gay Task Force under Barbara Gittings and was a supporter of the William Way LGBT Community Center where she served as co-chair.

Bello served on the board of the Philadelphia Gay Task Force. She organized the predecessor of the AIDS Fund, the From All Walks of Life, she served on the panel at the LGBT Aging Summit in 2010. She is on the board of the LGBT Elder Initiative. Bello received the 2015 David Acosta Revolutionary Leader Award from the Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative

List of parishes of Portugal: G

The freguesias of Portugal are listed in by municipality according to the following format: concelho freguesias Atalaia Belver Comenda Gavião Margem Alvares Cadafaz Colmeal Góis Vila Nova do Ceira Azinhaga Golegã Baguim do Monte Covelo Fânzeres Foz do Sousa Gondomar Jovim Lomba Medas Melres Rio Tinto São Pedro da Cova Valbom Aldeias Arcozelo Cativelos Figueiró da Serra Folgosinho Freixo da Serra Gouveia Gouveia Lagarinhos Mangualde da Serra Melo Moimenta da Serra Nabais Nespereira Paços da Serra Ribamondego Rio Torto São Paio Vila Cortês da Serra Vila Franca da Serra Vila Nova de Tazem Vinhó Azinheira Barros e São Mamede do Sádão Carvalhal Grândola Melides Santa Margarida da Serra Adão Albardo Aldeia do Bispo Aldeia Viçosa Alvendre Arrifana Avelãs da Ribeira Avelãs de Ambom Benespera Carvalhal Meão Casal de Cinza Castanheira Cavadoude Codesseiro Corujeira Faia Famalicão Fernão Joanes Gagos Gonçalo Gonçalo Bocas Guarda Guarda Jarmelo Jarmelo João Antão Maçainhas de Baixo Marmeleiro Meios Mizarela Monte Margarida Panoias de Cima Pega Pêra do Moço Pêro Soares Porto da Carne Pousada Ramela Ribeira dos Carinhos Rocamondo Rochoso Santana da Azinha São Miguel da Guarda Seixo Amarelo Sobral da Serra Trinta Vale de Estrela Valhelhas Vela Videmonte Vila Cortês do Mondego Vila Fernando Vila Franca do Deão Vila Garcia Vila Soeiro Abação Airão Airão Aldão Arosa Atães Azurém Balazar Barco Briteiros Briteiros Briteiros Brito Caldelas Calvos Candoso Candoso Castelões Conde Costa Creixomil Donim Fermentões Figueiredo Gandarela Gémeos Gominhães Gonça Gondar Gondomar Guardizela Guimarães Guimarães Guimarães Infantas Leitões Longos Lordelo Mascotelos Mesão Frio Moreira de Cónegos Nespereira Oleiros Pencelo Pinheiro Polvoreira Ponte Prazins Prazins Rendufe Ronfe Sande Sande Sande Sande São Faustino São Torcato Selho Selho Selho Serzedelo Serzedo Silvares Souto Souto Tabuadelo Urgezes Vermil

Addiscombe Line

The Addiscombe Line in south east London, United Kingdom ran between Elmers End and Addiscombe. The line was built by the South Eastern Railway as part of its extensive competition with London and South Coast Railway. A proposed extension to Redhill was dropped. In 1885 Woodside opened; the branch line was electrified by the Southern Railway in February 1926 at 660 V DC third rail. The line between Woodside and Selsdon reopened in 1935 with the electrification. All services started or terminated at a London termini until the Second World War when a shuttle to Elmers End commenced. Through weekday trains were reinstated in 1948. In 1983 the line from Woodside to Selsdon was closed and the following year Woodside signal box was abolished. By the early 1990s the line went into decline starting with the closure of the carriage depot at Addiscombe in 1993. Shortly afterwards the stations at Addiscombe and Woodside became unstaffed. In 1996 the line was reduced from double to single track following Addiscombe signal box being destroyed by fire.

The line permanently closed in 1997 for Tramlink construction from Elmers End and Beckenham Junction to Wimbledon via another under-used line, coincidentally closed on the same day as Addiscombe did. The track was removed in 1998 and Addiscombe station was demolished in 2001; the route between Woodside and Addiscombe has now become Addiscombe Railway Park and the site of Addiscombe station has become East India Way housing development

Martin E. Conlan

Martin E. Conlan was a Democratic state legislator in South Dakota, he lived in Alexandria, South Dakota, Hanson County, South Dakota for most of his life, but he was born in Raymond, Wisconsin, of Irish ancestry. He was educated in the public schools, made his way to Dakota Territory in 1880 where he went into the flour and feed business. Martin was a real estate dealer and the owner of a gravel pit and several farms, he served as a member of the Alexandria city council and board of education. In 1888, Conlan was elected to serve in the first South Dakota State Senate for the term from 1889 to 1890 and was elected to serve again from 1893 to 1894, he and his wife Johanna had seven children, only the following names were known: Mary, Nellie and Bessie. Conlan died in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on September 20, 1923

Pan-European Corridor IX

The Corridor IX is one of the Pan-European corridors. It runs between Helsinki in Alexandroupolis in Greece; the corridor follows the route: Helsinki - Vyborg - Saint Petersburg - Moscow - Kiev - Chişinău - Bucharest - Ruse - Stara Zagora - Dimitrovgrad - Alexandroupolis. Corridor IX has 3 branches: Branch A - Klaipeda - Vilnius - Minsk - Gomel Branch B - Kaliningrad - Vilnius - Minsk - Gomel Branch C - Liubashivka - Rozdilna - Odessa