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John Julius Angerstein

John Julius Angerstein was a London businessman and Lloyd's underwriter, a patron of the fine arts and a collector. It was the prospect that his collection of paintings was about to be sold by his estate in 1824 that galvanised the founding of the British National Gallery. John Julius Angerstein was born in St Petersburg, Russia, in 1735 to a German Jewish family, it has wrongly been suggested that he was a natural son of empress Catherine II or of Elizabeth, Empress of Russia. Family tradition holds that his true parents were empress Anna of Russia and the London businessman, Andrew Poulett Thompson. In 1771 Angerstein married Anna Crockett at Old Broad Street, they had two children – Juliana, who married General Nikolai Sablukov of the Russian service, John Angerstein. Anna died in 1783, in 1785 John Julius Angerstein married Eliza Lucas. A portrait of Angerstein and his second wife, Eliza, by Thomas Lawrence was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1792. In his role as a merchant Angerstein was said to own a third share in slave estates in Grenada, using profits from the slave trade to build up his art collection.

Angerstein was chairman of Lloyd's from 1790 to 1796 and counted king George III, British Prime Minister William Pitt the Younger and artist Sir Thomas Lawrence among his friends. Although a slave owner, he was on the Committee for the Relief of the Black Poor, an organisation with strong abolitionist connections. After a number of knife attacks on women by the so-called "London Monster", Angerstein promised a reward of £100 for capture of the perpetrator. Among his earliest art purchases was The Rape of the Sabines by Rubens. Acquisitions included works by Rembrandt, Velázquez, Raphael and Hogarth, plus early drawings by J. M. W. Turner. From the sale in London of the French Orleans Collection he bought The Raising of Lazarus by Sebastiano del Piombo and other works. After his death, thirty-eight of his finest paintings were bought by the British government for £60,000 to form the nucleus of the collection of the British National Gallery; until the National Gallery was built in Trafalgar Square in London, the 38 works from Angerstein's collection were displayed in Angerstein's town house in Pall Mall.

He lived for some years in Greenwich in south-east London, leasing a 54-acre estate from Sir Gregory Page in 1774 and over the next two years building a house, Woodlands. This area is now known as Westcombe Park, part of a wide area on the north-eastern fringes of Blackheath that he sought to enclose in 1801; the house fell empty in 1870. In 1806 Angerstein served as Vice-president of the newly formed London Institution, the previous year became a founding governor of the British Institution for Promoting the Fine Arts in the United Kingdom; as an active church-goer, he worshipped at St Alfege's Church, where he was churchwarden. His family's connections with Greenwich are still commemorated. Angerstein Lane, near the heath at Blackheath, bears the family name. A public house, The Angerstein Hotel, is on Woolwich Road, close to the Woolwich Road flyover – on the opposite side of which lies the Angerstein Business Park. East of this is the Angerstein Railway Line, linking the peninsula at North Greenwich with the main railway network.

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Lower Saxon Mill Road

The Lower Saxon Mill Road is a holiday route that guides visitors to watermills and windmills in the north German state of Lower Saxony and thus links the interests of historic monument conservation with those of the tourist industry. The mills of the Lower Saxon Mill Road are marked with the emblem of the Lower Saxony and Bremen Mill Association and are furnished with an information board that describes both the history and the features of the individual mill; the mills on the Lower Saxon Mill Road are of various types: Most of them are watermills and windmills. Some have been converted into homes, others are still in service. Several of the mills can only be viewed externally. In the International Wind- and Watermill Museum at Gifhorn a ship mill may be visited. There are horse mills in the Hösseringen Museum Villages. In several buildings, not otherwise identifiable as mills, there are motor mills. Hydropower stations like the Oldau power station on the river Aller count as'mills' for the purposes of the Lower Saxon Mill Road.

The Lower Saxon Mill Road has windmills without sails and watermills without water wheels. Their inclusion should act as an incentive to owners to complete their mills; the idea for the Lower Saxon Mill Road project emerged in 1996. At that time the Lüneburg Regional Council was looking for ways to improve tourism in a lasting way in northern Lower Saxony; as early as 1995 it had founded a society under the name "Society for the Promotion of Historic Mills in the Region of the Lüneburg Milling Industry". This society had the aim of restoring windmills and watermills in its area, which covered the districts of Lüneburg, Harburg and Lüchow-Dannenberg, supporting their preservation; the society declared that it wanted to foster and preserve the traditions and culture associated with the milling trade. Under the sponsorship of the Lüneburg Society, a working group was founded in 1996 from representatives of the district authorities, mill societies and local history museums, it gave the go ahead for the development of a tourist route through the mills of Lower Saxony.

In 1998 the Lower Saxon Mill Road was established by the society, now renamed as the "Society for the Promotion of Lüneburg Mills". Under its new name, the area of responsibility of the society was extended to include the districts of Celle and Uelzen; the first section of the Lower Saxon Mill Road was opened by the Lower Saxon Minister for Agriculture, Karl-Heinz Funke, on German Mill Day in 1998 at the Bardowick windmill. The Mill Road consisted of 75 mill sites in the northeast of Lower Saxony. From 1998 the Lüneburg mill society was responsible for coordinating and implementating the restoration and refurbishment of mills on the Lower Saxon Mill Road and for the development of touristic marketing concepts as well as funding them from German and European sponsors. Since 1996 the Lower Saxon state parliament has pursued the aim of extending the Mill Road to the whole of Lower Saxony. For that reason in 2004 leadership of the project was transferred to the statewide "Lower Saxony and Bremen Mill Association".

Other regions between the North Sea and the rivers Elbe and Weser were added to the road in 2005. On 8 July 2006 the Mill Road was expanded into the area between the Hunte. In 2006 the route incorporated 256 mills. With the conclusion of the EU Sponsor Programme for the Development of Typical Rural Areas in August 2006 further expansion into the remaining Lower Saxon districts was temporarily halted. In 2009 public funding became available again. In that year the districts of Cloppenburg and Vechta joined the Lower Saxon Mill Road; the section in the "Oldenburg Münsterland and Wildeshausen Geest Region" was opened on 28 May 2009 at the Neumühle in Endel. Today the Lower Saxon Mill Road is 2,800 kilometres long and links 301 historic mills across North Germany; the next regions to be incorporated into the Lower Saxon Mill Road will be the East Frisian districts of Aurich, Wittmund as well as the Oldenburg districts of Ammerland and Wesermarsch. By 2011 all the regions and districts of Lower Saxony should be covered.

Today the "Mill Road Working Group" of the "Lower Saxony and Bremen Mill Association" is responsible for handling all issues to do with the Lower Saxon Mill Road. The Lower Saxon Minister of Agriculture Hans-Heinrich Ehlen, acts as its patron; the Mill Road is supported by societies across the state. In 2009 the participating districts and towns contributed €3,000 each. A grant of €9,800 is anticipated from the Lower Saxon State Department for Geographic Information, Land Development and Property; the Lower Saxon Mill Road leads to mills in the following districts and towns: Celle district Gifhorn district Harburg district Lüchow-Dannenberg district Lüneburg district Soltau-Fallingbostel district Uelzen district Diepholz district Nienburg district Hameln-Pyrmont district Holzminden district Schaumburg district Cuxhaven district Osterholz district Rotenburg district Stade district Verden district Cloppenburg district [18

Skewbald Horde

Skewbald Horde was a Selkup tribal association in the basins of the Narym and Tom Rivers during the 16th century. It was an ally and eastern neighbor of the Khanate of Sibir. At the end of the 16th century the Skewbald Horde was led by a prince of the upper Narym. Territory along the lower Narym fell under the authority of Prince Kichey, related to Vonya: his granddaughter was married to Vonya's son, Taybokhta; these princes not only long and stubbornly defended their independence from Moscow and evaded the payment of yasak, but were inclined to go on the offensive. They entered into relations with Küçüm Khan of Sibir for joint action. Only with the construction of Narym ostrog in the 1590s was the Skewbald Horde subdued by Russia. With the submission of the princely families, who dominated the horde up to this point, it did not lose its value. Vonya was succeeded by his son, Taybokhta Vonin, Kichey by his son Vagay Kicheev, the father-in-law of Taybokhta, they to a certain extent retained their privileged position.

In the event of war the troops served together with Russian servicemen. Soon the Narym princes chose to change their position on the ephemeral sovereigns more secure position in royal service. In 1610 Taybokhta Vonin, on his request, was relieved of yasak, ordered to serve the sovereign and live in Narym ostrog with an annual salary of RUB 3 and 4 chetverik flour and kama, a pood of salt. He, continued to remain at the head of the upper Narym principality with a population of 50 yasak paying people, his son had to pay yasak; the descendants of Kichey began shifting to the role of public service. In the 1620s and 1630s, Vagay continued to be prince of the lower Narym principality, but his brother was baptized, under the name of Grigoriy Kicheev was in the service in the Narym garrison with a salary of RUB 8, 8 chetverik flour, 2 chetverik groats and 2 poods of salt per year, his cousins, Ivan Boyarko and Olosha Olontayko Sanbycheev baptized, were enrolled under the same conditions. During the life of Grigoriy Kicheev his son Aleksey entered the service.

The same fate befell some of the Parabel Princes: Kirsha Kunyazev with his brothers and children served in "all kinds of state service", but was not released from yasak and ruined. He pledged his wife and children, only by special decree of Tsar Vasily IV he was given exemption from yasak, his family was bought back by the treasury, his son Kanna stood at the head of one of the four municipalities of Parabel in 1626 —1629. At the same time a member of the family of newly baptized princes, Prince Pyotr Parabelsky served in Surgut among the rank-and-file soldiers and Cossacks. G. f. Miller "the history of Siberia»

Blackburn East (UK Parliament constituency)

Blackburn East was a parliamentary constituency in the town of Blackburn in Lancashire. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system; the constituency was created for the 1950 general election, when the former two-member Blackburn constituency was divided into Blackburn East and Blackburn West. It was abolished only five years for the 1955 general election, when it was replaced by a new single-member Blackburn constituency. 1950–1955: The County Borough of Blackburn wards of St John's, St Mary's, St Matthew's, St Michael's, St Stephen's, St Thomas's, Trinity. Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "B"

Eiffel I'm in Love

Eiffel I'm in Love is a 2003 Indonesian teen romantic comedy film directed by was Nasri Cheppy. The film stars Samuel Rizal and Shandy Aulia as the main characters, the film adaptation of the bestselling novel of the same name by Rachmania Arunita. Other people appearing in the film include Titi Kamal, Helmy Yahya, Didi Petet, Hilda Arifin; the movie won an award for "Most Favorite Movie" and nomination for "Best Movie" at the 2004 MTV Indonesia Movie Awards. Samuel Rizal as Adit Shandy Aulia as Tita Yogi Finanda as Ergi Titi Kamal as Intan Didi Petet Hilda Arifin Based on the book with the same title, Eiffel I'm in Love tells the story about a teenage girl, who led a perfect life, she had a patient boyfriend and 2 best friends who are always by her side. However, her mother was overly protective towards her and she is not allowed to go out, her life changes when her parents good friend and his son, came from France to stay with them. Tita was supposed to pick both of them from the airport. However, she waited at the wrong terminal and only realized that when Adit accidentally bumped into her and asked her whether she was the one who supposed to picked him and his father up.

Adit was cold to Tita from the start, her parents saw him as a reliable man and trust him to take care of their daughter. Things became worse when Adit told Tita that their parents were planning to forcibly match them as a couple; this film has an extended version. Eiffel I'm in Love on IMDb