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Lucrezia Borgia

Lucrezia Borgia was a Spanish-Italian noblewoman of the House of Borgia, the daughter of Pope Alexander VI and Vannozza dei Cattanei. She reigned as the Governor of Spoleto, a position held by cardinals, in her own right, her family arranged several marriages for her that advanced their own political position including Giovanni Sforza, Lord of Pesaro and Gradara, Count of Catignola. Tradition has it that Alfonso of Aragon was an illegitimate son of the King of Naples and that her brother Cesare Borgia may have had him murdered after his political value waned. Rumors about her and her family cast Lucrezia as a femme fatale, a role in which she has been portrayed in many artworks and films. Lucrezia Borgia was born on 18 April 1480 at Subiaco, near Rome, her mother was Vannozza dei Cattanei, one of the mistresses of Lucrezia's father, Cardinal Rodrigo de Borgia. During her early life, Lucrezia Borgia's education was entrusted to Adriana Orsini de Milan, a close confidant of her father, her education would take place in the Piazza Pizzo de Merlo, a building adjacent to her father's residence.

Unlike most educated women of her time, for whom convents were the primary source for knowledge, her education came from within the sphere of intellectuals in the court and close relatives, it included a solid grounding in the Humanities, which the Catholic Church was reviving at the time. She was a accomplished princess, fluent in Spanish, Catalan and French, which prepared her for advantageous marriage to any European monarch or prince, literate in both Latin and Greek, she would become proficient in the lute and oration. The biggest testament to her intelligence is her capability in administration, as on in life she took care of Vatican City correspondence and governance of Ferrara. On 26 February 1491, a matrimonial arrangement was drawn up between Lucrezia and the Lord of Val D'Ayora, in the kingdom of Valencia, Don Cherubino Joan de Centelles, annulled less than two months in favour of a new contract engaging Lucrezia to Don Gaspare Aversa, count of Procida; when Rodrigo became Pope Alexander VI, he sought to be allied with powerful princely families and founding dynasties of Italy.

He therefore called off Lucrezia's previous engagements and arranged for her to marry Giovanni Sforza, a member of the House of Sforza, Lord of Pesaro and titled Count of Catignola. Giovanni was a Sforza of the second rank, he married Lucrezia on 12 June 1493 in Rome. Before long, the Borgia family no longer needed the Sforzas, the presence of Giovanni Sforza in the papal court was superfluous; the Pope needed new, more advantageous political alliances, so he might have covertly ordered the execution of Giovanni: the accepted version is that Lucrezia was informed of this by her brother Cesare, she warned her husband, who fled Rome. Alexander asked Giovanni's uncle, Cardinal Ascanio Sforza, to persuade Giovanni to agree to an annulment of the marriage. Giovanni accused Lucrezia of paternal incest; the pope asserted that his daughter's marriage was thus invalid. Giovanni was offered her dowry in return for his cooperation; the Sforza family threatened to withdraw their protection. Giovanni signed confessions of impotence and documents of annulment before witnesses.

There has been speculation that during the prolonged process of the annulment, Lucrezia consummated a relationship with someone Alexander's chamberlain Pedro Calderon named Perotto. In any case, families hostile to the Borgias would accuse her of being pregnant at the time her marriage was annulled for non-consummation, she is known to have retired to the convent of San Sisto in June 1497 to await the outcome of the annulment proceedings, which were finalized in December of the same year. The bodies of Pedro Calderon and a maid, were found in the Tiber in February 1498. In March 1498, the Ferrarese ambassador claimed that Lucrezia had given birth, but this was denied by other sources. A child was born, however, in the Borgia household the year before Lucrezia's marriage to Alfonso of Aragon, he was named Giovanni but is known to historians as the "Infans Romanus". In 1501, two papal bulls were issued concerning Giovanni Borgia. In the first, he was recognized as Cesare's child from an affair before his marriage.

The second, bull recognized him as the son of Pope Alexander VI. Lucrezia's name is not mentioned in either, rumors that she was his mother have never been proven; the second bull was kept secret for many years, Giovanni was assumed to be Cesare's son. This is supported by the fact that in 1502 he became Duke of Camerino, one of Cesare's recent conquests, hence the natural inheritance of the Duke of Romagna's oldest son. Giovanni went to stay with Lucrezia in Ferrara after Alexander's death, where he was accepted as her half-brother. Following her annulment from Sforza, Lucrezia was married to the Neapolitan Alfonso of Aragon, the half-brother of Sancha of Aragon, the wife of Lucrezia's brother Gioffre Borgia; the marriage was a short one. They were married in 1498, making Lucrezia the Duchess consort of Bisceglie and Princess consort of Salerno. Lucrezia—not her husband—was appointed governor of Spoleto in 1499, it was rumored that Lucrezia's brother Cesare was responsible for Alfonso's death, as he

Colestin, Oregon

Colestin is an unincorporated community in Jackson County, United States. It is 2.5 miles west of Siskiyou Pass and 10 miles south-southeast of Ashland along Colestin Road, which connects to Interstate 5 via Mount Ashland Road. Colestin is adjacent to part of the Klamath National Forest in the Siskiyou Mountains; the community is named after Byron Cole, who with his brother settled a donation land claim straddling the Oregon–California border and established a stagecoach station called Cole's. After selling his interest in the station in 1859, Byron Cole acquired land and a mineral spring further north. In 1883, anticipating completion of a railroad between the two states, he built a hotel at the site. In August that year, a post office was named White Point. Ed J. Farlow was Cole the second. In 1892, the post office name was changed to Colestin, it operated under that name until closing in 1943; the change in the post office name was preceded by construction of a Southern Pacific railway station at this location.

In 1887, the SP had leased the Oregon and California Railroad line, which had extended as far south as Ashland by 1884. The SP completed the line, connecting it to existing SP tracks in northern California. A railway timetable from that era lists Hornbrook as the next station south of Cole's on the SP's Mt. Shasta Route between Portland and San Francisco

Richard Jeni

Richard John Colangelo, better known by the stage name of Richard Jeni, was an American stand-up comedian and actor. Richard Jeni was raised in an Italian-American Roman Catholic family in Brooklyn, he graduated with honors from Hunter College. After graduating, Jeni went on to do public relations work, but was let go from five different firms in two years before doing an open-mic night in Brooklyn and deciding to pursue standup comedy as a career in 1982. Jeni first received recognition through a series of Showtime stand-up specials and frequent appearances on The Tonight Show. After making his Tonight Show debut in 1988 with Johnny Carson, Jeni would return and made appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, all told with more appearances than any other stand-up comedian. In 1989, he won Comedy USA`s Best Nightclub Comedian, as voted by comedy club owners and comedians, his first Showtime special Richard Jeni: The Boy From New York City won a CableACE Award. Top executives at HBO picked up his first appearance on The HBO Comedy Hour in 1992, titled Richard Jeni: Platypus Man.

The show was well received, Jeni returned for two more shows, going on to receive another CableACE Award for one of his HBO specials. Jeni starred on the short-lived 1995 UPN sitcom Platypus Man and appeared in the Jim Carrey film The Mask. Jeni composed the theme song for his TV series, he appeared in The Aristocrats, Dad's Week Off, An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn, Chasing Robert. He starred in commercial campaigns for Certs and Arby's, won a Clio Award for his work as a writer/performer in an advertising campaign for the American Dairy Association. In 2004, Jeni was ranked #57 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time. On March 10, 2007, Jeni was found by his girlfriend Amy Murphy, a weather anchor and reporter for KTTV in Los Angeles, with a.38-caliber Colt Detective Special between his feet and an apparent self-inflicted handgun wound to the head in the bedroom area of his West Hollywood, California home. Jeni and Murphy had been conversing in bed, discussing breakfast and their plans for the day, when Murphy left to cook breakfast downstairs.

After a few minutes, she heard the sound of a gunshot, ran upstairs, discovered Jeni's condition, called 9-1-1. Police and paramedics arrived and transported Jeni to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he died, his family stated with certainty that the death was a suicide, that Jeni had been diagnosed with "severe clinical depression coupled with fits of psychotic paranoia." According to the coroner's report released in June 2007, Jeni had a history of schizophrenia and had been taking antidepressants and a sleeping aid. The report further indicated that his girlfriend heard him talking to himself about a week earlier, saying "just squeeze the trigger."Jeni's death was marked by many tributes, including thousands of messages on his website and YouTube as well as on the radio. On March 12, 2007, Jeni's death was mentioned on The Tonight Show by Jay Leno, with accompanying footage of Jeni's last appearance on the show. On March 16, Bill Maher, who had performed with Jeni as a young comic, dedicated the fifth episode of the fifth season of his HBO show, Real Time with Bill Maher, to Jeni and discussed his death on Larry King Live.

Bird as Morello The Mask as Charlie Schumaker Dad's Week Off as Bernie An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn as Jerry Glover Chasing Robert as Rich the Bookie Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist as Himself Platypus Man as himself Richard Jeni: Platypus Man Richard Jeni: A Good Catholic Boy Richard Jeni: A Big Steaming Pile of Me Richard Jeni: Boy from New York City Richard Jeni: Crazy from The Heat Richard Jeni at Find a Grave Official website Richard Jeni on IMDb

2019 4 Hours of Shanghai

The 2019 4 Hours of Shanghai was an endurance sportscar racing event held on 10th November 2019, as the third round of the 2019-20 FIA World Endurance Championship. This was the inaugural running of the race, in a four-hour format, having been run as the 6 Hours of Shanghai; the race was won overall by Bruno Senna, Gustavo Menezes, Norman Nato, in the #1 Rebellion Racing Rebellion R13, with the race being the first win on the road for a non hybrid LMP1 since the first WEC race, the 2012 12 Hours of Sebring. The provisional calendar for the 2019–20 FIA World Endurance Championship was unveiled at the 2018 6 Hours of Silverstone, featuring eight races, on five continents, starting at Silverstone in September 2019 with a four-hour race, ending with the Le Mans 24 Hours in June 2020, it was noted that for first time in the FIA World Endurance Championship, 4 hour races would be introduced, at the Silverstone Circuit, the Shanghai International Circuit, following a fan survey, conducted by the championship despite an overwhelming preference being shown for 6 hour, 12 hour, 24 hour races.

The entry list for the race was released on 10 October 2019, with 31 cars being split across the four classes. All five full-season LMP1 entries were listed, alongside 8 LMP2s, 6 GTE-Pro cars, 12 cars in GTE-Am, with GTE Am having the #78 Proton Competition Porsche 911 RSR as an additional entry. Majority of the driving seats were displayed as being filled, with the exception of both Team LNT Ginetta G60-LT-P1s, which had no drivers, the #88 Dempsey-Proton Racing, which had 2 empty seats. A 2nd entry list was released on 23 October 2019, with the Team LNT Ginetta seats being filled, with all drivers from the previous race returning, with the exception of Luca Ghiotto, replaced by Jordan King. On November 7 2019, Will Bamber was announced to be driving in the #88 Dempsey-Proton Racing, alongside Thomas Preining. Pole position winners in each class are marked in bold; the minimum number of laps for classification was 88 laps. Class winners in bold

Albertville, Minnesota

Albertville is a city in Wright County, United States. The population was 7,044 at the 2010 census; the area, known as Albertville was first a town site called "Hamburg" by Joseph Vetsch. That same year in August, the Minneapolis and Northwestern Railroad Company bought land for a railroad through the area. After 30 years of contributions to the area, including Albert Zachman, who donated land for the current historic church by Central Park J. P. Eull and Theodore Aydt proposed a petition to incorporate the township as Saint Michael Station with a population of 190; the first election held, to construct a village hall, happened in 1903. It passed on a vote of 20-18 with a cost of $531.95. In the next few years, the town started to raise funds for a Catholic Church, completed in 1902, was named the Church of St. Albert, in honor of Albert Zachman's contributions to the town. In 1909, Father Duhr proposed to change the name to Albertville in 1909, again in honor of Albert Zachman; the town was not official until September 1919, making the name change official.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.64 square miles. Albertville is considered the halfway point between Minneapolis and Saint Cloud; the city contains the Church of St Albert, constructed in 1902. Interstate 94/US Highway 52 serves as a main route in the city. Wright County Road 19, 37, newly added County Road 38 on the border between Otsego and Albertville, MN Albertville is the home of Albertville Premium Outlets, an outlet mall which houses 100 stores. Albertville is part of St. Michael–Albertville Independent School District #885; the St. Michael–Albertville school colors are royal blue and gold, with the mascot as the Knight; the school district consists of two alternative academies. The schools are St. Michael-Albertville High School, finished being built in 2009 and is the second largest high school in the state, with a square footage of about 410,000 square feet; the two ALP academies are the Knights Academy. There is a private Catholic School for grades K–8 in St. Michael.

The district's new high school cost about $77 million to construct, has the largest Performing Arts Center in the state of Minnesota, which can hold 1,450. Albertville's city council contains five councilmemebrs, including the city's mayor, who serves a two year term; as of February 2020, the current mayor of Albertville is Jillian Hendrickson. As of the census of 2010, there were 7,044 people, 2,377 households, 1,799 families living in the city; the population density was 1,611.9 inhabitants per square mile. There were 2,488 housing units at an average density of 569.3 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 91.6% White, 2.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 3.0% Asian, 0.6% from other races, 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population. There were 2,377 households of which 50.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, 24.3% were non-families.

18.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.9% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was 3.41. The median age in the city was 30.9 years. 34.4% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the city was 50.4 % female. As of the census of 2000, there were 3,621 people, 1,287 households, 984 families living in the city; the population density was 826.3 people per square mile. There were 1,318 housing units at an average density of 300.8 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 98.51% White, 0.30% African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.08% from other races, 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population. 44.9% were of German, 11.8% Norwegian, 8.1% Swedish and 5.1% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. There were 1,287 households out of which 49.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.4% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 23.5% were non-families.

16.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.8% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.21. In the city, the population was spread out with 34.1% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 41.5% from 25 to 44, 10.8% from 45 to 64, 5.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.1 males. The median income for a household in the city was $58,260, the median income for a family was $63,578. Males had a median income of $41,783 versus $30,244 for females; the per capita income for the city was $21,424. About 6.7% of families and 6.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.9% of those under age 1

Fischmarkt Hamburg-Altona

The Fischmarkt Hamburg-Altona GmbH develops and administrates the area of the fishing port in the Altona district of Hamburg, Germany. By doing so, it connects integrated services in frozen goods logistics and commerce with a well set-up range of real estate; the FMH is a complete subsidiary of the Hamburger Hafen und Logistik Aktiengesellschaft since 1989. 36,000 tons of fresh fish are transferred yearly on the grounds of the fish market. The market includes 57 fishing and gastronomical businesses with 750 employees and annual sales of 280 million Euros altogether. About 14 percent of Germany’s fresh fish supply is being processed in Hamburg. A huge factor for the residing companies is the metropolitan area Hamburg, which has over 4 million inhabitants and is one of the most affluent economic areas of Germany; the FMH decided to become independent from upstream deliveries in order to maintain a continuous supply of foreign sending shipments for trade and for the ultimate consumer. Hamburg-Altona thus is to a lesser extent a mass-market for regular fish but established itself as a trading-place for first-class and upscale products.

This specialization goes back far in the FMH’s history and was only discontinuous in the 1920s and 1930s. As early as the 19th century there were attempts to merge the two existing fish-markets of Hamburg and Altona into one common fishmarket; this merging was to take place due to decades of ongoing rivalry between those two fishmarkets. The two fishmarkets were in fact only separated by official administrative borders: Altona's salesroom for fish, operating since 1896, was only a few hundred metres away from Hamburg's salesroom, which remained on this site until 1971. After many negotiations, the two cities came to an arrangement about the modalities of a merger. In July 1934, the “Fischmarkt Hamburg Altona G.m.b. H.” took up business as a subsidiary manufacturing company On the political side of things, the process was completed as the Greater Hamburg Act came into force on April 1, 1937 after several years of discussion. Former Prussian Altona was united with Wandsbek and Harburg-Wilhelmsburg with Hamburg, while Hamburg in return had to cede the city of Geesthacht, some smaller municipalities and its fishing port of Cuxhaven to Prussia.

Through this process, the company was renamed to Fish Market Hamburg-Altona GmbH in March 1938. The shared Fischmarkt Hamburg-Altona alongside the big Weser markets became the most important fishing harbor in Germany, it grew to be the leading market for gourmet fish, the biggest trans-shipment center for herring and temporarily the dominating location of the German fish industry. Extensive changes in the international fish and fishing industry in the following years and decades were the reason that the main business of the FMH shifted; the FMH succeeded in expanding the Fischmarkt Altona into the only specialized location for premium seafood products in Germany. It covers about a third of the consumption of fresh fish in the metropolitan area of Hamburg; the development and marketing of commercial space for the fish industry businesses took on greater significance. In the 1980s, the FMH transitioned into a modern service industry In order to prepare the challenges of an intensified intra-European competition and possible market slumps due to a globalized economy, the company repositioned itself.

The reason for this was to concentrate the future fish economy without restrictions at the fish market and to secure the workplaces at the FMH as well as the industry at the fishing port. With this in mind the FMH was sold to the “Hamburger Hafen und Logistik Aktiengesellschaft” in December 1989; the transformation to a modern and economically focused company was finished. On about 62.800 square meters, FMH develops areas designed for offices and commerce that are for the greater part tailored to the needs of local fishing and harbor businesses. At the same time it offers services in the fields of deep-frozen goods, gastronomy. All in all, there are about 130 tenants from different trades in the area today. With the city council supporting this development, the fish market has for quite a while now become a magnet for tourists and excursionists from Hamburg alike. To this end, the citizenry decided to build a new terminal for cruise liners in October 2007. In order to enable establishing this additional usage, as well as an organized city development, it was decided in 2006 to release the area from the laws regulating harbor development.

The basic idea for future development is opening the area to a broader public and the advancement of the specific milieu of industrial fishing into an architectural attraction. In this regard, FMH guarantees that the center of Hamburg's fishing industry will still be located at the Fischereihafen in the future. In addition to its economic and structural policy importance for Hamburg, the fishing industry gives its charm to the area, its traditional connection and unique milieu, to which not only citizens of Hamburg feel connected, but which has special appeal to cruisers and other tourists. Due to the rediscovery of the northern banks of the river Elbe, the northern edge of the port integrated itself into the famous and frequented line of the port between Neumühlen and HafenCity since the beginning of the 80s. In the meantime, several of the foundation buildings of the fishing port had been included into the planning. After being renovated und newly used by the FMH as the first old storehouse in the area from 1980 to 1982, the storehouse D was registered in the list of historical monuments of the city in July 1992.

In 1993/4, the residential home Augustinum was finished and ready to move in