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Elias Canetti

Elias Canetti was a German-language author, born in Ruse, Bulgaria to a merchant family. They moved to Manchester, but his father died in 1912, his mother took her three sons back to the continent, they settled in Vienna. Canetti moved to England in 1938, he became a British citizen in 1952. He is known as a modernist novelist, playwright and non-fiction writer, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1981, "for writings marked by a broad outlook, a wealth of ideas and artistic power". He is noted among other works. Born in 1905 to businessman Jacques Canetti and Mathilde née Arditti in Ruse, a city on the Danube in Bulgaria, Canetti was the eldest of three sons, his ancestors were Sephardi Jews. His paternal ancestors settled in Ruse from Ottoman Adrianople; the original family name was Cañete, named after a village in Spain. In Ruse, Canetti's father and grandfather were successful merchants who operated out of a commercial building, which they had built in 1898. Canetti's mother descended from the Arditti family, one of the oldest Sephardi families in Bulgaria, who were among the founders of the Ruse Jewish colony in the late 18th century.

The Ardittis can be traced to the 14th century, when they were court physicians and astronomers to the Aragonese royal court of Alfonso IV and Pedro IV. Before settling in Ruse, they had lived in Livorno in the 17th century. Canetti spent his childhood years, from 1905 to 1911, in Ruse until the family moved to Manchester, where Canetti's father joined a business established by his wife's brothers. In 1912, his father died and his mother moved with their children first to Lausanne Vienna in the same year, they lived in Vienna from the time Canetti was aged seven onwards. His mother insisted that he speak German, taught it to him. By this time Canetti spoke Ladino, Bulgarian and some French. Subsequently, the family moved first to Zürich and to Frankfurt, where Canetti graduated from high school. Canetti went back to Vienna in 1924. However, his primary interests during his years in Vienna became literature. Introduced into the literary circles of First-Republic-Vienna, he started writing. Politically leaning towards the left, he was present at the July Revolt of 1927 – he came near to the action accidentally, was most impressed by the burning of books, left the place with his bicycle.

He gained a degree in chemistry from the University of Vienna in 1929, but never worked as a chemist. He published two works in Vienna before escaping to Great Britain, he reflected the experiences of Nazi Germany and political chaos in his works exploring mob action and group thinking in his novel Die Blendung and non-fiction Crowds and Power. He wrote several volumes of memoirs, contemplating the influence of his multi-lingual background and childhood. In 1934 in Vienna he married Veza Taubner-Calderon, who acted as his muse and devoted literary assistant. Canetti remained open to relationships with other women, he had a short affair with Anna Mahler. In 1938, after the Anschluss with Germany, the Canetti couple moved to London, he became involved with the painter Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, to remain a close companion for many years. His name has been linked with the author Iris Murdoch. After Veza died in 1963, Canetti married Hera Buschor, with whom he had a daughter, Johanna, in 1972. Canetti's brother Jacques Canetti settled in Paris.

Despite being a German-language writer, Canetti settled in Britain until the 1970s, receiving British citizenship in 1952. For his last 20 years, Canetti lived in Zürich. A writer in German, Canetti won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1981, "for writings marked by a broad outlook, a wealth of ideas and artistic power", he is known chiefly for his celebrated trilogy of autobiographical memoirs of his childhood and of pre-Anschluss Vienna: Die Gerettete Zunge. In the 1970s, Canetti began to travel more to Zurich, where he settled and lived for his last 20 years, he died in Zürich in 1994. Prix International Grand Austrian State Prize for Literature Literature Award of the Bavarian Academy of the Fine Arts Austrian Decoration for Science and Art Georg Büchner Prize German recording prize, for reading "Ohrenzeuge" Nelly Sachs Prize Gottfried-Keller-Preis Pour le Mérite Johann-Peter-Hebel-Preis Nobel Prize in Literature Franz Kafka Prize Grand Merit Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany In 1975, Canetti was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Manchester and another from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, in 1976.

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Frederick William, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

Frederick William was a German sovereign who ruled over the state of Mecklenburg-Strelitz as Grand Duke from 1860 until his death. He was born in Neustrelitz, the son of Grand Duke Georg of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Princess Marie of Hesse-Kassel, he spent his youth in Neustrelitz and went to study history and jurisprudence in University of Bonn where he befriended Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. After finishing his studies, he went travelling to Switzerland, he became a Doctor of Civil Law of the University of Oxford. Friedrich Wilhelm succeeded as Grand Duke on the death of his father on 6 September 1860. During his reign, Mecklenburg-Strelitz became a member first of the North German Confederation and the German Empire. Friedrich Wilhelm was a large land owner with more than half of the entire grand duchy, his personal property, he died at Neustrelitz on 30 May 1904 and was succeeded by his only son, who became Adolf Friedrich V. Friedrich Wilhelm was married on 28 June 1843 at Buckingham Palace to his first cousin, Princess Augusta of Cambridge, a member of the British Royal Family and a granddaughter of King George III.

The two were second cousins on their fathers' side. They had two sons: Duke Frederick William of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Duke Adolphus Frederick of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Friedrich Wilhelm and his wife Augusta celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary by distributing 25 Pfennig from the public treasury to every citizen of the grand duchy. 17 October 1819 – 6 September 1860: His Royal Highness The Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz 6 September 1860 – 30 May 1904: His Royal Highness The Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz German honours Foreign honours Austrian Empire: Order of St. Stephen of Hungary, Grand Cross, 1860 Denmark: Order of the Elephant, Knight, 17 October 1860 Kingdom of Greece: Order of the Redeemer, Grand Cross Principality of Montenegro: Order of Danilo I, Grand Cross Netherlands: Order of the Netherlands Lion, Grand Cross United Principalities of Romania: Order of the Star of Romania, Grand Cross Russian Empire: Order of St. Andrew, Knight Order of St. Alexander Nevsky, Knight Order of the White Eagle, Knight Order of St. Anna, Knight 1st Class Order of St. Stanislaus, Knight 1st Class Principality of Serbia: Order of the Cross of Takovo, Grand Cross Sweden-Norway: Order of the Seraphim, Knight, 19 October 1860 United Kingdom: Order of the Bath, Honorary Grand Cross, 22 January 1848 Order of the Garter, Knight, 12 August 1862 Order of the Cross of Takovo

Walkin' Butterfly

Walkin' Butterfly is a shōjo manga by Chihiro Tamaki. It was serialized by Kodansha in the manga magazine Vanilla until the magazine ceased publication in 2003 by Kadokawa X Media by mobile phone until the series concluded in 2007; the series was collected in four bound volumes by Ohzora Publishing. The manga is licensed in North America by Aurora Publishing; the series was adapted as a live-action drama broadcast on TV Tokyo from 11 July to 26 September 2008. It depicts a young woman's struggles to overcome her insecurity about her height by becoming a model. Walkin' Butterfly follows the character of Michiko, a young woman with above average height for a Japanese woman; because of this and her job as a pizza delivery person, Michiko is filled with insecurities and doubts. During a delivery at a fashion show Michiko is forced out onto the runway; because of this Michiko ends up becoming entangled in the world of modeling and noticed by a fashion designer who tells her that until she sees herself, she will never be a true model.

Michiko Torayasu Portrayed by: Aoi Nakabeppu A young woman, insecure about her outward appearance due to her unusual height. However, a brief encounter with the fashion industry leaves Michiko yearning for a place on the long-legged catwalk and a way to find herself as a woman. In the live-action drama, she was portrayed by real-life model Aoi Nakabeppu. Kou Mihara Portrayed by: Jun Toba The fashion designer whose show Michiko stumbles into when she is mistaken as one of his models. However, unlike the others, Mihara was able to see the ugly insecurities lurking within her and tells her that she can never become a model as she is, he is stubborn and principled, refuses an offer with a top fashion company because it would require him to compromise his vision. Kenichirou Nishikino Portrayed by: Eiki Kitamura A former upper-classman of Michiko's she admired, her first love. Manly and kind, he is everything she dreams of in a boyfriend, but he only thinks of her as a little sister. Ryo Tago Portrayed by: Maho Toyota Michiko's agent.

She was once a top model, but now the temperamental, alcoholic president of what appears to be a failing modeling agency. Despite her cynicism, she decides to give Michiko a chance as a model. Michiko calls her "Old Bat." Early in volume three, Tago is hospitalized with alcohol poisoning, saying she's quitting the industry which renews Michiko's determination to becoming a model. Isao Samejima Portrayed by: Yasuto Kosuda Director/Producer. A somewhat mysterious character that shows interest in Michiko, he was the one that introduces her to Ryo Tago. According to Chihiro Tamaki in an interview printed in the North American edition of volume one, the story came about because she had an editor who liked to look at models, but she thought that a story just about the fashion industry as a business would be boring: "So the first thing I did was to decide upon a girl as a protagonist who would have average, ordinary characteristics—nothing outstanding, like celebrities who are known for good or bad characteristics.

I developed the story of the heroine Michiko overcoming her inferiority complex about being tall and rising to become a top model." The "butterfly" in the title is intended both to be a metaphor for a growing girl and to represent a beautiful model, while "walkin'" came from the images of a model walking down a modeling runway and of a struggling Michiko walking instead of flying. Tamaki stated that her intent with the story is not just depicting Michiko "growing up and becoming independent", but to highlight Michiko's romances. Tamaki claimed that, as a result of doing research for the series, her favorite model became Ai Tominaga, that she was flattered when Tominaga wrote, in an endorsement for the first volume of the Japanese edition, that there were things she had in common with Michiko. Tamaki cited as specific influences Ashita no Joe for her plots and Rumiko Takahashi's Urusei Yatsura for her characters. Walkin' Butterfly was illustrated by Chihiro Tamaki, it was serialized by Kodansha in the shōjo manga magazine Vanilla aimed at older teenage girls.

Serial chapters were collected in four tankōbon volumes by Ohzora Publishing under the Ease Comics imprint. The manga is licensed in North America by Aurora Publishing, which marketed the series as a josei manga aimed at young adult women; the first three volumes were published in English between August 2007 and May 2008. Walkin' Butterfly is available in English on the Internet from the Netcomics publisher, it is licensed in French by Asuka, in Polish by Taiga and in Italian by JPOP Edizioni. The live-action drama, titled Walkin'☆Butterfly, was broadcast in 12 episodes on TV Tokyo starting on 11 July 2008, running until 26 September, it starred Aoi Nakabeppu as Jun Toba as Kou Mihara. The opening theme was "Seiippai, Bokura no Uta" by ghostnote and the ending theme was "Ima Fuku Kaze" by Hi Lockation Markets; some of the actors appeared in the theatrical movie Flying☆Rabbits playing the same characters as in the drama. Reviewers have called Walkin' Butterfly an entertaining but not original series.

Anime News Network compared the story to a josei manga version of a shōnen tournament series aimed at boys, saying "nothing here about the plot or

Auldbrass Plantation

Auldbrass Plantation or Auldbrass is located in Beaufort County, South Carolina, near the town of Yemassee. The name is a variation of "Old Brass", the name given to the farmland and the local river landing; the earliest records from the farm are dated to 1736. An industrial engineer, C. Leigh Stevens, joined five parcels of land together along the Combahee River to form the plantation; the main house, stable complex and kennels were designed and built by Frank Lloyd Wright from 1940–1951. Wright is credited with changing the name to "Auldbrass"; the plantation was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. It was purchased in 1986 by film producer Joel Silver after Donna Butler, a FLW real estate appraiser, convinced him to restore it. Auldbrass Plantation is an extraordinary example of historic preservation and is open to the public one weekend every two years, most November 7–8, 2015. Tours benefit the Beaufort County Open Land Trust. American Memory from the Library of Congress American Memory - outer buildings South Carolina Plantations Many detailed images large page size Sunday Morning, CBS News 26 photos Historic American Buildings Survey No.

SC-354, "Auldbrass, River Road, Hampton County, SC", 6 photos, 3 data pages, 1 photo caption page, supplemental material Historic American Buildings Survey No. SC-354-A, "Auldbrass, Stable Complex, River Road, Hampton County, SC", 8 photos, 1 photo caption page, supplemental material

Ocean Village, Southampton

Ocean Village is a mixed-use marina, residential and leisure development on the mouth of the River Itchen in Southampton, on the south coast of England. The site of Southampton's first working docks, the "Outer Dock" which opened in 1842, the area was redeveloped in 1986 and became the leisure marina it is today. After experiencing a period of stalled development with the late-2000s recession, Ocean Village is now undergoing another series of major, multimillion-pound redevelopment projects. Current recreational facilities include a cinema, wine bars and restaurants; the marina is managed and owned by Marina Developments Limited, a division of British-based Yattendon Investment Trust. The area used for commercial ships, offers 375 berths and the basin is deep enough to provide mooring facilities for tall ships and large yachts; the Global Challenge yacht races started from here in 1992, 1996 and 2000, the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race set sail from here in 2011. Ocean Village was the base for the Royal Southampton Yacht Club until 2018.

A number of companies have offices including PricewaterhouseCoopers. The marina is home to the historical building, Enterprise House, a dock warehouse and has now been converted into serviced offices. Between 1988 and 2010, the entrance to Ocean Village marina was the location for the former Calshot Spit Lightship, which formed a static attraction at the marina; this Trinity House navigation aid had guided ships entering Southampton Water from the western end of the Solent, coming around the low lying sand and shingle Calshot Spit. It was built in 1914 by J I Thornycroft shipyard in Southampton, decommissioned in 1978; the lightship was taken to be restored at Trafalgar Dry Dock. The lightship was to become a "gateway attraction" at a new heritage museum called Aeronautica; the plans for Aeronautica came to a halt in January 2012. In December 2019 the Calshot Spit Lightship was transported to its new home at the Solent Sky Museum. Restaurants & Bars: Banana Wharf, Pitcher & Piano and Maritimo Lounge.

Cinema: Harbour Lights Picturehouse Stores & Other Services: Blue Funnel Cruises, Tesco Express, Co-op, Royal Southampton Yacht Club, Approved Boats, Injoy. With space for 776 vehicles over six storeys, the Ocean Car Park was opened in 2009, it was awarded the Safer Parking Scheme ParkMark, an "acknowledgement of high standards of safety and quality". Linden Homes completed work to Splash, a mixed residential/commercial development with 130 apartments, an "Innovation Centre", providing office accommodation for new "knowledge based industries", in 2011. Following the economic recession which halted progress of the Admiral's Quay development upon the completion of its first phase, Barratt's Homes sold the empty Phase 2 site for £5.7m in 2011 to Allied Developments, a Southampton-based property development company. A planning application was filed with Southampton City Council in October 2011, highlights of which include a residential 26-storey tower, 299 apartments, several new waterside bars and restaurants – all at a projected cost of £74m.

Harbour Hotels, the operator of sixteen hotels along the South Coast of England, announced their interest in late 2011 to create a mixed hotel/residential/commercial development on the disused Promontory and current surface car park. A planning application was filed at the end of December 2011 and construction work started in July 2014; the Harbour Hotel at Ocean Village opened in October 2017. Media related to Ocean Village, Southampton at Wikimedia Commons Official website — Visitor Information and Community-run website

Harrower Peak

Harrower Peak is located in the northern Wind River Range in the U. S. state of Wyoming, it is the 28th tallest mountain in the state. Harrower Peak is in the Bridger Wilderness of Bridger-Teton National Forest and the Harrower Glacier is less than.50 mi northeast of the peak. Encountering bears is a concern in the Wind River Range. There are other concerns as well, including bugs, adverse snow conditions and nighttime cold temperatures. There have been notable incidents, including accidental deaths, due to falls from steep cliffs and due to falling rocks, over the years, including 1993, 2007, 2015 and 2018. Other incidents include a injured backpacker being airlifted near SquareTop Mountain in 2005, a fatal hiker incident in 2006 that involved state search and rescue; the U. S. Forest Service does not offer updated aggregated records on the official number of fatalities in the Wind River Range