Burgenland. It consists with a total of 171 municipalities, it is 166 km long from much narrower from west to east. The region is part of the Centrope Project. Burgenland is the seventh smallest of Austria's nine states, or Bundesländer, at 3,962 km2; the highest point in the province is on the border with Hungary, on the Geschriebenstein, 884 metres above sea level. The highest point within Burgenland is 879 metres above sea level. Burgenland borders the Austrian state of Styria to the southwest, the state of Lower Austria to the northwest. To the east it borders Hungary. In the extreme north and south there are short borders with Slovenia respectively. Burgenland and Hungary share the Neusiedler See, a lake known for its reeds and shallowness, as well as its mild climate throughout the year; the Neusiedler See is Austria's largest lake, is a great tourist attraction, bringing ornithologists and wind and kite surfers into the region north of the lake. Burgenland's state assembly has 36 seats. At the election held on 26 January 2020, the Social Democratic Party won an absolute majority of 19 seats, the Austrian People's Party won 11 seats, the Freedom Party won 4 seats and the Green Party won 2 seats.
The provincial government for the 2015–2020 term is a coalition of the SPÖ and the FPÖ. The voting age for regional elections in Burgenland was reduced to 16 in 2003. Burgenland consists of two statutory cities and seven rural districts. From north to south: These combine the attributes of city. Eisenstadt Rust Neusiedl am See Eisenstadt-Umgebung Mattersburg Oberpullendorf Oberwart Güssing Jennersdorf The name Burgenland means "castle land" due to the large number of castles in the region; the territory of present-day Burgenland was successively part of the Roman Empire, the Hun Empire, the Kingdom of the Ostrogoths, the Italian Kingdom of Odoacer, the Kingdom of the Lombards, the Avar Khaganate, the Frankish Empire, Dominion Aba belonging to the Aba. Burgenland is the only Austrian state which has never been part of the Archduchy of Austria, Holy Roman Empire, German Confederation nor Austria-Hungary's Cisleithania; the first Indo-European peoples appeared in this region around 3300 BC. From the 4th century BC, the area was dominated by Celts and in the 1st century AD it became part of the Roman Empire.
During Roman administration, it was part of the province of Pannonia, part of the provinces of Pannonia Superior and Pannonia Prima. During the late Roman Empire, Pannonia Prima province was part of larger administrative units, such are Diocese of Pannonia, Praetorian prefecture of Illyricum and Praetorian prefecture of Italy; the first Germanic people to settle in this region were the Ostrogoths, who came to Pannonia in AD 380. The Ostrogoths became allies of Rome and were allowed to settle in Pannonia, being tasked to defend the Roman borders. In the 5th century, the area was conquered by the Huns, but after their defeat, an independent Kingdom of the Ostrogoths in Pannonia was formed; the territory of present-day Burgenland became part of the Italian Kingdom of Odoacer, but at the end of the 5th century the Ostrogothic king Theodoric conquered this kingdom and restored Ostrogothic administration in western Pannonia. In the 6th century, the territory was included in another Germanic state, the Kingdom of the Lombards.
However, the Lombards subsequently left towards Italy and the area came under the control of the Avars. In the 7th century, the area was part of the Slavic State of Samo, but was subsequently returned to Avar control. After the Avar defeat at the end of the 8th century, the area became part of the Frankish Empire. After the Battle of Lechfeld in 955, new Germanic settlers came to the area. In 1043 there was a peace treaty between Henry III and King Samuel Aba of Hungary, whose descendants owned large estates in western Slavonia and whose relative married a daughter of Agnes of Poitou. On 20 September 1058 Agnes of Poitou and Andrew I of Hungary, whose son married a daughter of Agnes of Poitou, met to negotiate the border; the area of Burgenland remained the western border-zone of the medieval Kingdom of Hungary until the 16th century. The majority of the population was Germanic, except for the Hungarian border-guards of the frontier March. Germanic immigration from neighbouring Austria was continuous in the Middle Ages.
In 1440 the territory of present-day Burgenland was controlled by the Habsburgs of Austria, in 1463 the northern part of it became a mortgage-territory according to the peace treaty of Wiener Neustadt. In 1477 King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary had retaken the area, but in 1491 it was mortgaged again by King Vladislaus II of Bohemia and Hungary to Emperor Maximilian I. In 1647 Emperor Ferdinand II returned it to the Kingdom of Hungary (which itself was a Hab
Mir Mohammad Ali known as Ali Meer is a Pakistani TV comedian who appears in TV show Khabarnaak on the GEO News channel using humor and satire. In 2018, Mir Mohammad Ali was going to don 50 different appearances mimicking 12 different known personalities in one special TV show. Geo TV's Khabarnaak comedy show makes fun of prominent political personalities including Nawaz Sharif, Imran Khan, Asif Ali Zardari, Rehman Malik and many others; this comedy show has earned a name for itself by creating awareness among the Pakistani people about many social and political issues by using satire and comedy. Mir Mohammad Ali plays the central character and is considered the main highlight of this show. Pride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan in 2015
WKHK is a Country formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Colonial Heights, serving Richmond and Petersburg in Virginia. WKHK is operated by SummitMedia; the station's studios and offices are located west of Richmond proper in unincorporated Chesterfield County, its transmitter is located in Bensley, Virginia. WKHK is licensed by the FCC to broadcast in the HD digital hybrid format. On August 7, 2016, WKHK-HD2 and simulcasting translator W282CA signed on for the first time; the new stations began stunting with "Nuthin' but a ` G' Thang", by Snoop Dogg, on a loop. The stunt ended just after Noon, on August 9, the Classic Hip Hop format began. Using Westwood One's Classic Hip Hop network, the first song heard on the station was "Rock It" by Master P. K95 Online Query the FCC's FM station database for WKHK Radio-Locator information on WKHK Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WKHK
Melvin Morella Boothman was a U. S. Representative from Ohio. Born near Bryan, Boothman attended the public schools, he engaged in agricultural pursuits. Enlisted in Company H, Thirty-eighth Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, January 4, 1864, he served through the Atlanta campaign. He was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1871, he was admitted to the commenced practice in Bryan, Ohio. Boothman was elected treasurer of Williams County in 1871 and reelected in 1873. Boothman was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-first Congresses, he was not a candidate for renomination in 1890. He resumed the practice of law in Bryan and died there March 5, 1904, he was interred in Fountain City Cemetery. United States Congress. "Melvin M. Boothman". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Melvin M. Boothman at Find a Grave This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov
Etta Federn-Kohlhaas or Marietta Federn published as Etta Federn-Kirmsse and Esperanza, was a writer, translator and important woman of letters in pre-war Germany. In the 1920s and 1930s, she was active in the Anarcho-Syndicalism movement in Spain. Raised in Vienna, she moved in 1905 to Berlin, where she became a literary critic, translator and biographer. In 1932, as the Nazis rose to power, she moved to Barcelona, where she joined the anarchist-feminist group Mujeres Libres, becoming a writer and educator for the movement. In 1938, toward the end of the Spanish Civil War, she fled to France. There, hunted by the Gestapo as a Jew and a supporter of the French Resistance, she survived World War II in hiding. In Germany, she published 23 books, among them translations from the Danish, Bengali, Ancient Greek and English, she published two books while living in Spain. The story of Etta Federn and her two sons inspired the 1948 play Skuggan av Mart, by the important Swedish writer Stig Dagerman, who published novels and journalism before committing suicide at age 31.
The play based on Federn was first performed at the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, has since played in several countries, including Ireland, the Netherlands and France. Marty's Shadow was first performed in the U. S. in 2017, by the August Strindberg Repertory Theatre in New York City. Raised in an assimilated Jewish family in Vienna, Etta Federn was the daughter of suffragist Ernestine and Dr. Salomon Federn, a prominent physician and pioneer in the monitoring of blood pressure, her brother Paul Federn, a psychoanalyst, was an early associate of Sigmund Freud. An expert on ego psychology and the treatment of psychosis, he served as vice president of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society, her brother Walther Federn was an important economic journalist in Austria before Hitler came to power. Her brother Karl Federn was a lawyer who, after fleeing to the UK, became known for his anti-Marxist writings, her sister Else Federn was a social worker in Vienna, active in the Settlement Movement. A park in Vienna was named for her in 2013.
Etta Federn's first husband was Max Bruno Kirmsse, a German teacher of children with mental disabilities. Her second husband was an illustrator, she had two sons and Michael, one from each marriage. Her older son, known as Capitaine Jean in the French Resistance, was murdered by French collaborators in 1944. In Vienna and Berlin, Etta Federn studied German philology and Ancient Greek, she worked in many genres, publishing articles, literary studies and poetry. She wrote a novel that remained unpublished; as a journalist, she was a literary critic for the Berliner Tageblatt. She wrote biographies of Christiane Vulpius. In 1927, she published a biography of Walther Rathenau, the liberal Jewish Foreign Minister of Germany, assassinated in 1922 by anti-Semitic right-wing terrorists; this book made her the target of Nazi death threats. During the 1920s, Federn became part of a circle of anarchists, including Rudolf Rocker, Mollie Steimer, Senya Fleshin, Emma Goldman, Milly Witkop Rocker, who would become her close friend.
She contributed to various anarchist newspapers and journals related to the Free Workers' Union of Germany. In Berlin, Federn encountered several Polish-born Jewish poets who wrote in Yiddish. In 1931, her translation of the poetry collection Fischerdorf by Abraham Nahum Stencl was reviewed favorably by Thomas Mann, who admired Stencl's "passionate poetic emotion."In 1932, she left Berlin, realizing that under the Nazis she would no longer be able to publish her writings. She moved with her sons to Barcelona, where she joined the anarchist movement Mujeres Libres, which provided such services as maternity centers, day-care centers, literacy training to women, she learned Spanish and became director of four progressive schools in the city of Blanes, educating both teachers and children in secular values and antimilitarism. Starting in 1936, she published a number of articles in the movement's women-run magazine called Mujeres Libres. Like many anarchist women, she believed in the importance of literacy for women, in birth control and sexual freedom, in the power of educated women to be good mothers.
She wrote: "Educated mothers relate their own sufferings to their children. They are good educators, as they are friends of the children they educate."In 1938, as Francisco Franco's fascists bombed Barcelona and defeated the left, Federn fled to France, where she was held in internment camps as a foreign refugee. She spent the war in hiding in Lyon, at times in a monastery, did translation work for the French Resistance, she spent her final years in Paris, supported in part by her relatives in the USA. Because her son was killed as a Resistance fighter, she was awarded French citizenship. Christiane von Goethe: ein Beitrag zur Psychologie Goethes, 1916. Dante: ein Erlebnis für werdende Menschen, 1923. Walther Rathenau: sein Leben und Wirken, 1927. Mujeres de la Revoluciones, 1937. Reissued in German as Etta Federn: Revolutionär auf ihre Art, Von Angelica Balabanoff bis Madame Roland, 12 Skizzen unkonventioneller Frauen and translated by Marianne Kröger, 1997. H. C. Andersens Märchen, Tales of Ha
John Horace Ingham AO was a leading Australian businessman and co-founder of the largest thoroughbred horse racing and breeding operation in Australia. Born in Casula, the son of farmer Walter Ingham, he was known as "Jack" from an early age. On his father's death in 1953, along with his brother, took over Ingham Enterprises Pty Limited, a small family-run poultry breeding business founded in 1918; the brothers built the company into the largest producer of turkeys in Australia. Now headquartered in the Sydney suburb of Liverpool, the operation has annual sales of more than A$1.5 billion and a workforce in excess of 6,000 people. At the time of his death in 2003, Jack Ingham was Joint Managing Director of the company. Ingham's father had had an interest in breeding horses and, in addition to the poultry business, the brothers inherited a broodmare named Valiant Rose; the mare was a descendant of the great British racehorse Bend Or, an Epsom Derby winner and Champion broodmare sire. The Ingham brothers used Valiant Rose to begin building what became an A$250 million breeding and racing operation, the largest in Australia.
Their equine empire included Woodlands Stud at Denman in the Hunter Valley, Crown Lodge racing stables at Warwick Farm Racecourse and Carbine Lodge racing stables at Flemington Racecourse, plus racing stables in Adelaide and Brisbane. The most famous of the Inghams' successful horses was Octagonal, the 1996 Australian Horse of the Year and a winner of multiple Group One races including the Cox Plate and the Australian Derby. In January 2003, Ingham was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia for service to the poultry industry as a pioneer in research and development and establishment of world best practice standards, to the thoroughbred horseracing industry, to the community. A long-time member of the executive committee of the Australian Jockey Club, in 2004 he was inducted posthumously to the Australian Racing Hall of Fame. In 2003, at age seventy-five, Ingham died at Westmead Private Hospital, Sydney after a long struggle with leukemia. Ingham had five children. Woodlands Stud website with the Ingham brothers history