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Oda Nobunaga

Oda Nobunaga was a Japanese daimyō in the late 16th century who attempted to unify Japan during the late Sengoku period, gained control over most of Honshu through conquest. Nobunaga is regarded as one of three unifiers of Japan along with his retainers Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu. During his life, Nobunaga was known for most brutal suppression of determined opponents, eliminating those who by principle refused to cooperate or yield to his demands, his reign was noted for innovative military tactics, fostering free trade, encouraging the start of the Momoyama historical art period. He was killed when his retainer Akechi Mitsuhide rebelled against him at Honnō-ji; the goal of national unification and a return to the comparative political stability of the earlier Muromachi period was shared by the multitude of autonomous daimyōs during the Sengoku period. Oda Nobunaga was the first for whom this goal seemed attainable. Nobunaga had gained control over most of Honshu before his death during the 1582 Honnō-ji incident, a coup attempt executed by Nobunaga's vassal, Akechi Mitsuhide.

Nobunaga was betrayed by his own retainers who set the Honno-Ji temple on fire. The motivation behind Mitsuhide's betrayal was never revealed to anyone who survived the incident, has been a subject of debate and conjecture since the incident. Following the incident, Mitsuhide declared himself master over Nobunaga's domains, but was defeated by Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who regained control of and expanded the Oda holdings. Nobunaga's successful subjugation of much of Honshu enabled the successes of his allies Hideyoshi and Tokugawa Ieyasu toward the goal of national unification by subjugating local daimyōs under a hereditary shogunate, accomplished in 1603 when Ieyasu was granted the title of shōgun by Emperor Go-Yōzei following the successful Sekigahara Campaign of 1600; the nature of the succession of power through the three daimyōs is reflected in a well-known Japanese idiom: "Nobunaga pounds the national rice cake, Hideyoshi kneads it, in the end, Ieyasu sits down and eats it." All three were born within eight years of each other, started their careers as samurai and finished them as statesmen.

Nobunaga inherited his father's domain at the age of 17, gained control of Owari province through gekokujo. Hideyoshi started his career in Nobunaga's army as an ashigaru, but rose up through the ranks as a samurai. Ieyasu fought against Nobunaga as the heir of a rival daimyo, but expanded his own inheritance through a profitable alliance with Nobunaga. Oda Nobunaga was born on June 23, 1534, in the Owari domain, was given the childhood name of Kippōshi, he was the second son of Oda Nobuhide, a deputy shugo with land holdings in Owari Province. He is said to have been born in Nagoya Castle, although this is subject to debate. Through his childhood and early teenage years, he was well known for his bizarre behavior and received the name of Owari no Ōutsuke, he was known to run around with other youths from the area, without any regard to his own rank in society. With the introduction of firearms into Japan he became known for his fondness for tanegashima firearms. In 1551, Oda Nobuhide died unexpectedly.

Nobunaga was said to have acted outrageously during his funeral, throwing ceremonial incense at the altar. Hirate Masahide, a valuable mentor and retainer to Nobunaga, performed seppuku to startle Nobunaga into his obligations. Although Nobunaga was Nobuhide's legitimate heir, some of the Oda clan were divided against him. Collecting about a thousand men, Nobunaga suppressed those members of his family who were hostile to his rule, including his younger brother, Oda Nobuyuki. In 1556, he destroyed a rival branch located in Kiyosu Castle. Although Nobuyuki and his supporters were still at large, Nobunaga took an army to Mino Province to aid Saitō Dōsan after Dōsan's son, Saitō Yoshitatsu, turned against him; the campaign failed, as Dōsan was killed in the Battle of Nagara-gawa, Yoshitatsu became the new master of Mino in 1556. In 1557, Nobunaga's brother, was defeated in the Siege of Suemori by Ikeda Nobuteru. In 1558, he protected Suzuki Shigeteru in the Siege of Terabe. By 1559, Nobunaga had eliminated all opposition within the clan and Owari Province.

In 1560, Imagawa Yoshimoto gathered an army of 25,000 men and started his march toward Kyoto, with the pretext of aiding the frail Ashikaga shogunate. The Matsudaira clan of Mikawa Province joined Yoshimoto's forces. Against this, the Oda clan could rally an army of only 2,000 to 3,000; some of Nobunaga's advisers suggested "to stand a siege at Kiyosu". Nobunaga refused, stating that "only a strong offensive policy could make up for the superior numbers of the enemy", calmly ordered a counterattack. Nobunaga's scouts reported that Yoshimoto was resting at the narrow gorge of Dengaku-hazama, ideal for a surprise attack, that the Imagawa army was celebrating their victories while Yoshimoto viewed the heads. Nobunaga moved towards Imagawa's camp and set up a position some distance away. An array of flags and dummy troops made of straw and spare helmets gave the impression of a large host, while the real Oda army hurried round in a rapid march to get behind Yoshimoto's camp; the heat gave way to a terrific thunderstorm.

As the Imagawa samurai sheltered from the rain Nobunaga deployed his troops, when the storm ceased they charged down upon the enemy in the gorge, so that Yoshimoto thought a brawl had broken out among his men, only realizing it was an atta

Comparison of Internet Relay Chat daemons

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Mel Lopez Boulevard

Mel Lopez Boulevard is a 6.2-kilometre, six-to-ten lane divided highway in northern Manila, Philippines connecting Bonifacio Drive in Port Area with Radial Road 10 in Navotas in the north. The highway is the main component of the R-10 network and is an extension of Bonifacio Drive and Roxas Boulevard north of the Pasig River running north–south through the Manila North Port area serving the coastal Tondo and Navotas communities. Radial Road 10 was built on reclaimed land called Tondo Foreshoreland, reclaimed in the 1950s as part of a government plan to expand and improve port facilities in Manila, it soon became the resettlement site of thousands of urban poor families that turned the area into what was once Southeast Asia's largest squatter colony. The road itself was constructed between 1976 and 1979 as part of the Manila Urban Development Project of the Marcos administration, was named Marcos Road. In January 2017, a bill was filed by Buhay Party-List Representative and former Manila mayor Lito Atienza in the Philippine House of Representatives changing the name of this portion of Radial Road 10 to Mayor Gemiliano Lopez Boulevard in honor of the late Manila mayor Mel Lopez.

In April 2019, President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act No. 11280 renaming the highway to Mel Lopez Boulevard. Mel Lopez Boulevard originates at Anda Circle at the intersection of Andres Sorianp Avenue as a continuation of Bonifacio Drive in Port Area, it crosses the Pasig River via Roxas Bridge and comes into an intersection with Recto Avenue in San Nicolas district. The boulevard heads northwest toward Pier 4 of the Manila North Harbor before bending north into the Moriones and Don Bosco villages of Tondo; the road passes east of the entire Manila North Port terminal complex and leaves Barrio Magsaysay for Barrio Vitas past Capulong Street. Continuing north, it soon crosses over the Estero de Vitas and enters the Balut area of Tondo where the old dumpsite of Smokey Mountain is located; the boulevard terminates at the Estero de Marala bridge. North of the estero, Mel Lopez Boulevard extends into the reclaimed fish port complex of Navotas running parallel to North Bay Boulevard as Radial Road 10.

R10 terminates at Bangkulasi Bridge over the Bangkulasi Channel before the road turns east as Circumferential Road 4 which heads to Malabon and South Caloocan. Amado Hernandez Elementary School Don Bosco Tondo Church Don Bosco Tondo Football Field Manila North Harbor Philippine Ports Authority Smokey Mountain SM Hypermarket North Harbor

Mohamed Messaoud

Mohamed Messaoud is an Algerian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 club ASO Chlef. Messaoud finished twice as the top scorer of the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 in 2008–09 and 2011-12. In 2011, he was a member of the Algeria A' national football team that finished fourth at the 2011 African Nations Championship in Sudan. On November 2, 2012, Messaoud reached the 100 goal milestone in the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 with a goal against CA Batna in the ninth round of the 2012–13 Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 season. On May 21, 2009, Messaoud was called up as a reserve player to the Algerian National Team for its qualifiers against Egypt and Zambia. ASO Chlef Algerian Cup 2004–05 Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 2010–11 Two time Top scorer of the Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 twice in 2008–09 and 2011–12

Chez Paree

The Chez Paree was a Chicago nightclub known for its glamorous atmosphere, elaborate dance numbers, top entertainers. It operated from 1932 until 1960 in the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago at 610 N. Fairbanks Court; the club was the epitome of the golden age of entertainment, it hosted singers to comedians to vaudeville acts. A "new" Chez Paree opened in the mid-1960s on 400 N. Wabash Avenue and was seen in the film Mickey One with Warren Beatty; the Chez Paree was opened in 1932 by Mike Fritzel and Joe Jacobson. After reported financial problems operating the club, it was sold to a group of partners in 1949. Chez Paree was housed on the third floor of a loft building designed in 1917 by the architects Marshall and Fox. Marshall and Fox are best known for the Drake Blackstone Hotel. During the Chez Paree's early years, the building's second floor featured the School of Design, started by László Moholy-Nagy, the former director of the New Bauhaus School in Chicago. From 1951 until the Venue's closing it was the remote location.

The address is now home to Chez, a contemporary event space named in homage to the Chez Paree, the Internet-based apartment listing service Domu. Artists who performed at Chez Paree included: Musicians Comedians Dancers/Other Celebrities The movie The Bridges at Toko-Ri included a scene where William Holden is listening to an Armed Forces Radio Service broadcast of Henry Busse music from "the Chez Paree in Chicago overlooking Lake Michigan"; the Chez Paree Chicago Cubs through history-Chez Paree Schatz Building History-Chez Paree

List of UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart number ones of 2014

The UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart is a record chart which ranks the best-selling rock and heavy metal albums in the United Kingdom. Compiled and published by the Official Charts Company, the data is based on each album's weekly physical sales, digital downloads and streams. In 2014, there were 39 albums; the first number-one album of the year was the 2009 Foo Fighters compilation Greatest Hits. The first new number-one album of the year was Dark Days, the third and final album by English alternative rock band Canterbury; the final number-one album of the year was Pink Floyd's fifteenth and final studio album The Endless River, which first topped the chart for three weeks in November before returning for a two-week spell at the end of December. The most successful album on the UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart in 2014 was The Endless River, which spent five weeks at number one and was the best-selling rock and metal album of the year, ranking ninth in the UK End of Year Albums Chart. Cavalier Youth by You Me at Six spent four separate weeks at number one during early 2014, ranking as the 98th best-selling album in the UK for the year.

The second album by Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, World on Fire was number one for three weeks, while four albums – Queens of the Stone Age's sixth studio album... Like Clockwork, Black Stone Cherry's fourth studio album Magic Mountain, Linkin Park's sixth studio album The Hunting Party and Slipknot's fifth studio album.5: The Gray Chapter – spent two weeks at number one in 2014. 2014 in British music List of UK Rock & Metal Singles Chart number ones of 2014 Official UK Rock & Metal Albums Chart Top 40 at the Official Charts Company The Official UK Top 40 Rock Albums at BBC Radio 1