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Bergenhus len

Bergenhus len was an administrative division of the Kingdom of Norway that existed from 1503 to 1662, with the Bergenhus Fortress in Bergen as its administrative center Norwegian administrative division. The len was changed to an amt in 1662 but it kept its original name and capital until 1919. In Norway, the term len represents an administrative region whose borders match those of the counties of today, it was an essential part of the national administration during the years when the two kingdoms of Denmark and Norway were united as a single kingdom. At the beginning of the 16th century the political divisions were variable but, since 1503, there were four main slottslen, each with about 30 smaller sub-divisions, they were: Until 1660, their headquarters were Akershus Fortress, Bohus Fortress, Bergenhus Fortress and the fortified city of Trondheim. The sub-divisions corresponded to the present church districts of the Lutheran Church of Norway. In 1536, North Norway was added to the len of Bergenhus but the len still had about 30 sub-divisions.

In 1560, they were: They covered the areas of Sogn og Fjordane. Trondheim and North Norway were still parts of the Bergenhus len. Since the number of the len's sub-divisions was reduced as the provincial and national administrations both became more stable. By 1660, Bergenhus was each with 17 sub-divisions. On 19 February 1662, by royal decree, all the len, including Bergenhus, were renamed as amt, their lenmann were recast as the amtmann, both from Amt, the German word for "office", reflecting the bias of the Danish court of that year. In 1671, Norway was divided once more, this time into four principal amt or stiftsamt and nine subordinate amt. Bergenhus amt was the stiftsamt and its subordinate amt were Halsnøy klostergods, Hardanger amt and Nordlandene amt. In 1763, Bergenhus was divided in two, creating the following amt – Nordre Bergenhus amt and Søndre Bergenhus amt. In 1919, Nordre Bergenhus amt was renamed as Sogn og Fjordane fylke and Søndre Bergenhus amt became Hordaland fylke, each of their amtmann were retitled as a fylkesmann.

1489-: Otte Matssøn 1496-: David Sinclar 1501-: Anders Mus 1502 - 1504: Olav Ottessøn 1502 - 1503: Bishop Hans of Bergen 1503 - 1507: Henrik Bagge 1506-: Mogens Jenssøn 1508-: Hans Kruckow 1509-: Lauritz Jenssøn -1514: Hermann Willumssøn 1514 - 1523: Jørgen Hanssøn 1523 - 1523: Hans Knutssøn 1523 - 1529: Vincent Lunge 1529 - 1537: Eske Bille 1537-: Tord Rodt 1542-: Christoffer Huidtfelt 1556 - 1559: Christoffer Valkendorff 1559 - 1568: Erik Rosenkrantz 1568-: Mathias Scheel


Large proline-rich protein BAT2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the BAT2 gene. A cluster of genes, BAT1-BAT5, has been localized in the vicinity of the genes for TNF alpha and TNF beta; these genes are all within the human major histocompatibility complex class III region. This gene has microsatellite repeats which are associated with the age-at-onset of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus and thought to be involved with the inflammatory process of pancreatic beta-cell destruction during the development of IDDM; this gene is a candidate gene for the development of rheumatoid arthritis. There are two alternatively spliced transcripts encoding different isoforms described for this gene. BAT2 has been shown to interact with: C1QBP, EIF3S6, HNRNPA1, IFT88, IMMT, UBAP2L. Human PRRC2A genome location and PRRC2A gene details page in the UCSC Genome Browser

Magna Carta (An Embroidery)

Magna Carta is a 2015 work by English installation artist Cornelia Parker. The artwork is an embroidered representation of the complete text and images of an online encyclopedia article for Magna Carta, as it appeared in English Wikipedia on 15 June 2014, the 799th anniversary of the document; the hand-stitched embroidery is 1.5 metres wide and nearly 13 metres long. It is a response to the legacy of Magna Carta in the digital era and Parker has referred to it as "a snapshot of where the debate is right now", the result of all open edits by English Wikipedians up to that date, it was commissioned by the Ruskin School of Art at the University of Oxford in partnership with the British Library, after being chosen from proposals from a shortlist of artists in February 2014. Parker used a screenshot from the 15 June 2014 English Wikipedia article for Magna Carta and printed it onto fabric. Like English Wikipedia, the embroidery was created through the collaboration of many individuals, it was divided in 87 sections and sent to 200 individuals who each hand-stitched portions of the artwork.

She sought the collaboration of people and groups that have been affected by and associated with Magna Carta. The majority of the text was sewn by prisoners. Members of the Embroiderers' Guild stitched the images, with at least one embroiderer selected from each region of the UK. Many celebrities and public figures contributed, stitching phrases or words of special significance to them. Parker has represented the work as "Echoing the communal activity that resulted in the Bayeux Tapestry, but on this occasion placing more emphasis on the word rather than the image, I wanted to create an artwork, a contemporary interpretation of Magna Carta."The work includes a tea stain from a prisoner and a spot of blood from Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger, who accidentally pricked his finger while sewing. Parker invited some 200 people to hand-stitch portions of the work including prison inmates, civil rights campaigners, MPs, lawyers and artists. Much of the work was done by 36 prisoners from 13 different prisons in England, under the supervision of the social enterprise Fine Cell Work.

Members of the Embroiderers' Guild contributed the images as did students from the Royal School of Needlework and the London embroidery company Hand & Lock. Six students from La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls' School, London were the youngest contributors to the work. Parker invited royalty to contribute to the work, she said that right-wing people were more to decline. List of contributorsJulian Assange – "freedom" Mary Beard Shami Chakrabarti – "Charter of Liberties" Kenneth Clarke Jarvis Cocker – "common people" for the song of the same name Brian Eno – "in perpetuity" Anthea Godfrey – image of Pope Innocent III Antony Gormley Germaine Greer Igor Judge, Baron Judge and Lady Judith Judge – "Habeas Corpus" Christopher Le Brun – "folio" Doreen Lawrence, Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon – "justice", "denial" and "delay" Caroline Lucas Eliza Manningham-Buller – "freedom" James McNeill QC - "Abbots - witnesses" Caitlin Moran Cornelia Parker – "prerogative" Janet Payne – image of John of England signing Magna Carta Philip Pullman – "Oxford" Alan Rusbridger – "contemporary political relevance" Edward Snowden – "liberty" Clive Stafford Smith – stitched his contribution while visiting a client at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp Peter Tatchell – "democracy" Jimmy Wales – "user's manual" Sayeeda Warsi, Baroness Warsi – "freedom" Baroness Shirley Williams Students from La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls' School – "Salisbury Cathedral", "Durham Cathedral", "South Africa" and "Australia" Magna Carta formed part of an exhibition celebrating the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta.

It was displayed in the Entrance Hall of the British Library from 15 May to 24 July 2015, at the Whitworth Art Gallery, August – November 2016, in the Blackwell Hall of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 11 November 2015 – 3 January 2016, touring other United Kingdom locations in the rest of 2016 and 2017. Fine Cell Work - the social enterprise through which prisoners stitched the text

Brandon Aiyuk

Brandon Aiyuk is an American football wide receiver and return specialist for the Arizona State Sun Devils. Aiyuk grew up in Reno and attended Robert McQueen High School, he played wide receiver, defensive back and returned kicks for McQueen and was named first team All-Northern Nevada and honorable mention All-State as a senior. Aiyuk began his collegiate football career at Sierra College; as a freshman, he caught 29 passes for 573 yards and five touchdowns and was named All-Big 8 Conference. He was named a Junior College All-American in his sophomore season after recording 60 receptions for 960 yards and 14 touchdowns while returning 11 kickoffs for 418 yards and two touchdowns and 14 punts for 313 yards and a touchdown, he finished his junior college career with 2,499 all-purpose 21 touchdowns. Aiyuk committed to transfer to Arizona State for the final two years of his NCAA eligibility over offers from Colorado State, Kansas and Alabama, he chose Arizona State because it was one of the few schools that recruited him to play wide receiver, instead as only a return specialist or planned to move him to the defensive side of the ball.

In his first year with the Sun Devils, Aiyuk had 33 catches for 474 yards and three touchdowns with an additional 381 total return yards. Aiyuk was named third team preseason All-Pac-12 Conference going into his senior season, he was named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week after catching seven passes for 196 yards and three touchdowns in a 38–34 win over Washington State on October 12, 2019. Aiyuk was named the conference Special Teams Player of the Week after posting 44 kickoff return yards and 76 punt return yards, 63 of which came on his first return for a touchdown at ASU, against Oregon State on November 16, he had a career high 10 receptions for 173 receiving yards and a touchdown in the game and his 293 all-purpose yards were the fifth-most in a single game in school history. Aiyuk finished the season with 65 receptions for 1,192 yards and eight touchdowns, returned 14 punts for 226 yards and one touchdown and 15 kickoffs for 446 yards and was named first team All-Pac-12 as both a wide receiver and as a return specialist.

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1977 elections in India

Elections in India in 1977 included Legislative Assembly elections in several Indian states, including Goa, Himachal Pradesh and Kashmir, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal. An election was held in the Indian Union territory of Goa in 1977, to elect 30 members to the Goa Legislative Assembly. Elections for the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir were held in June 1977, which are regarded as the first'free and fair' elections in the state. Jammu & Kashmir National Conference, newly revived from the former Plebiscite Front, won an overwhelming majority and re-elected Sheikh Abdullah as the Chief Minister; the sixth legislative assembly election of Tamil Nadu was held on June 10, 1977. Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam won the election defeating its rival Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. M. G. Ramachandran, the ADMK founder and a leading Tamil film actor, was sworn in as Chief Minister for the first time; the election was a four cornered contest between the ADMK, DMK, the Indian National Congress and the Janata Party.

Earlier in 1972, MGR had founded the ADMK following his expulsion from the DMK after differences arose between him and DMK leader M. Karunanidhi. On 31 January 1976, Karunanidhi's government was dismissed by the central government of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi citing corruption charges against Karunanidhi and President's rule was imposed on the state. Karunanidhi had been at odds with Indira Gandhi over his opposition to Emergency and allied with Janata Party founded by Jayaprakash Narayan. Meanwhile, MGR had supported the Emergency. MGR remained as Chief Minister until his death in 1987, winning the next two elections held in 1980 and 1984. Legislative Assembly elections were held in the Indian state of West Bengal on 14 June 1977; the polls took place after the ousting of Indira Gandhi's government at the Centre. The Left Front won a landslide victory, much to the surprise of the left parties themselves; the 1977 election marked the beginning of the 34-year Left Front rule in West Bengal, with Communist Party of India leader Jyoti Basu leading the first Left Front cabinet.

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