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Fujiwara no Mototsune

Fujiwara no Mototsune known as Horikawa Daijin, was a Japanese statesman and politician of the early Heian period. He was born the third son of Fujiwara no Nagara, but was adopted by his powerful uncle Fujiwara no Yoshifusa, who had no sons. Mototsune followed in Yoshifusa's footsteps, holding power in the court in the position of regent for four successive emperors. Mototsune invented the position of kampaku regent for himself in order to remain in power after an emperor reached maturity; this innovation allowed the Fujiwara clan to tighten its grip on power right throughout an emperor's reign. Mototsune is referred to as Shōsen Kō. 864: Mototsune was named Sangi 866: Chūnagon 870: He became Dainagon 872: He was named Udaijin 876: He was named Sesshō 880: He was named Daijō Daijin 884: Mototsune was the first to receive the title Kampaku. 890: retire from Kampaku February 25, 891: Mototsune died at the age of 56. This member of the Fujiwara clan was the son of Fujiwara no Nagara, one of the brothers of Fujiwara no Yoshifusa.

Mototsune was adopted as heir of Yoshifusa. In other words, Yoshifusa was Mototsune's uncle, father through adoption, he was married to a daughter of Imperial Prince Saneyasu. Their children were TokihiraSadaijin Nakahira – Sadaijin Tadahira – Daijō Daijin, Regent Yoriko, consort of Emperor Seiwa Kazuko, consort of Emperor Seiwa Onshi, consort of Emperor Daigo, mother of Emperor Suzaku and Emperor MurakamiHe was married to Princess Sōshi, a daughter of Imperial Prince Tadara, their children were Kanehira – Kunai-Kyō Onshi, consort of Emperor UdaHis other children were Kamiko, consort of Emperor Kōkō Yoshihira Shigeko, married to Minamoto no Yoshiari daughter, married to Imperial Prince Sadamoto, mother of Minamoto no Kanetada Fujiwara Regents Nihon Montoku Tennō Jitsuroku, one of the Six National Histories of Japan. Brinkley and Kikuchi Dairoku.. A History of the Japanese People from the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era. New York: Encyclopædia Britannica. OCLC 413099 Hioki, S.. Nihon Keifu Sōran.

Kōdansya. Kasai, M.. Kugyō Bunin Nenpyō. Yamakawa Shuppan-sha Kodama, K.. Nihon-shi Shō-jiten, Tennō. Kondō Shuppan-sha. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric and Käthe Roth.. Japan encyclopedia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5. Nihonshi Shoka Keizu Jinmei Jiten. Kōdansya. Titsingh, Isaac.. Nihon Ōdai Ichiran. Paris: Royal Asiatic Society, Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland. OCLC 5850691

Michael ffrench-O'Carroll

Michael ffrench-O'Carroll was an Irish politician and medical doctor. He was Senator, he served one term in each house of the Oireachtas in the 1950s. Born in Dublin, he qualified in medicine at Trinity College Dublin, he married Renee Marie de la Laforcade in 1944. He joined Clann na Poblachta as the same time as Noël Browne, though he did not stand at the 1948 general election, he became a Clann na Poblachta member of Dublin City Council in 1950. He was elected to Dáil Éireann on his first attempt, as an independent candidate at the 1951 general election for the Dublin South-West constituency, he took the fourth seat in the 5-seat constituency. His former party leader Seán MacBride was elected in the same constituency. Taking his seat in the 14th Dáil, he supported the Fianna Fáil government on most issues. In 1953 he joined Fianna Fáil together with Noël Browne, he stood again in Dublin South-West at the 1954 general election, this time as a Fianna Fáil candidate, but lost his seat to O'Higgins.

He contested the 1954 Seanad Éireann elections as an independent candidate on the Cultural and Educational Panel, was elected to the 8th Seanad. At the 1957 general election, he was again an unsuccessful Fianna Fáil candidate in Dublin South-West, he was not re-elected to the Seanad. He became a pioneer in the field of addiction care, he established an out-patient centre at Arbour House in Cork. He helped establish a residential programme for young adult heroin addicts at Cuan Mhuire in Athy, he published a book on addiction in 1995. He died on 5 May 2007

1950 Japan Series

The 1950 Japan Series was the Nippon Professional Baseball championship series for the 1950 season. It was the first Japan Series and featured the Pacific League champions, the Mainichi Orions, against the Central League champions, the Shochiku Robins. PL Mainichi Orions vs. CL Shochiku Robins Wednesday, November 22, 1950 – 1:16 pm at Meiji Jingu Stadium in Shinjuku, Tokyo Thursday, November 23, 1950 – 1:01 pm at Korakuen Stadium in Bunkyo, Tokyo Saturday, November 25, 1950 – 1:30 pm at Koshien Stadium in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture Sunday, November 26, 1950 – 1:31 pm at Hankyu Nishinomiya Stadium in Nishinomiya, Hyōgo Prefecture Monday, November 27, 1950 – 12:59 pm at Nagoya Baseball Stadium in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture Tuesday, November 28, 1950 – 1:29 pm at Osaka Stadium in Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 1950 World Series

Poland at the 2006 Winter Olympics

Poland competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. Poland sent 45 athletes to the 2006 Winter Olympic Games, snowboarder Paulina Ligocka was the flag bearer at the opening ceremonies, while biathlete Tomasz Sikora was the flag bearer at the closing ceremonies. Note: In the men's combined, run 1 is the downhill, runs 2 and 3 are the slalom. In the women's combined, run 1 and 2 are the slalom, run 3 the downhill. MenWomen DistanceSprint Key: CD = Compulsory Dance, FD = Free Dance, FS = Free Skate, OD = Original Dance, SP = Short Program Note: PQ indicates a skier was pre-qualified for the final, based on entry rankings. HalfpipeNote: In the final, the single best score from two runs is used to determine the ranking. A bracketed score indicates a run. Parallel GSKey:'+ Time' represents a deficit. Snowboard Cross Yahoo! Sports – 2006 Winter Olympics – Poland at the Wayback Machine

Beibei District

Beibei District is a district in the Chongqing municipality, People's Republic of China. A satellite town in the north of central Chongqing, Beibei got its name because of the huge rock that extends to the middle of Jialing River, is known for its historical culture in the period of the Republic of China, it has a population of about 0.65 million. Beibei is located at the outer side of the Chongqing Metropolitan Area, it shares borders with Shapingba, Bishan and Yubei, on the west bank of Jialing River. Southwest University High School Affiliated to Southwest University Chongqing Chaoyang High School Chongqing Jianshan High School Chongqing Jiangbei High School Yuhe Expressway Xiangyu Railway Suiyu Railway China National Highway 212 Beibei is served by one metro line operated by Chongqing Rail Transit: Line 6- Caojiawan, Xiangjiagang, Beibei Beibei is one of the three national industry bases for measuring instrument; the North Spring Jinyun Mountain Golden Sword Gorge Three Gorges of Jialing River Tomb of General Zhang Zizhong Former residences of Lao She and Liang Shih-Chiu Old campus of Fudan University during WW2 Official website Government of Beibei Visit Beibei

Multan Arts Council

Multan Arts Council is located in Multan city of Pakistan. Founded under the statutory provisions of the Punjab Council of Arts Lahore in the year 1975 as its regional centre for the city of Multan, its building is located on Multan. It has a hall, art gallery, a garden. Multan Stage dramas and performances are held here, it holds puppet shows, painting exhibitions and other activities. The major shows held here include: 1st Sufi Festival 2006 Sculptures of Sadiq Ali Shehzad exhibition Textile Fashion shows 2011 International Women Day 2009 Japanese Calendar Show Lok Mela Fine Arts Classes Work Thesis Saraiki Adab Festival 2015 City of MultanMultan Arts Council Facebook Link