The Soemmerring's gazelle known as Abyssinian mohr, is a gazelle species native to the Horn of Africa. The species was described and given its binomen by German physician Philipp Jakob Cretzschmar in 1828. Three subspecies are recognized, it is no longer present in Sudan. Since 1986, Soemmerring's gazelle has been classified as Vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature; the scientific name of Soemmerring's gazelle is Nanger soemmerringii. Considered member of genus Gazella within the subgenus Nanger before Nanger was elevated to genus status, Soemmerring's gazelle is one of members of the genus Nanger and is classified under the family Bovidae; the species was described and given its binomial name by Swedish zoologist Philipp Jakob Cretzschmar in the In Rüppell, Atlas zu der reise im nördlichen Afrika in 1828. Soemmerring's gazelle is named after German physicist Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring. Soemmerring's gazelle is more genetically related to Grant's gazelle and Thomson's gazelle with Soemmering's gazelle being the closest relative of the two species.
Traditionally, three subspecies are recognized: Sudan Soemmerring's gazelle Borani Soemmerring's gazelle Somali Soemmerring's gazelle The dwarf population on Dahlak Kebir island might qualify as a subspecies. Soemmerring's gazelle is a tall gazelle with tan flanks turning to white on the belly, long black horns, they are about 75–90 cm at the shoulder, they weigh 35–45 kg. Soemmerring's and Grant's gazelles' outward appearance are so similar, they are mistaken for each other where their ranges overlap. Soemmerring's gazelles is native to the Horn of Africa, it lives in Djibouti, Ethiopia and South Sudan. However, it is extinct in Sudan, they inhabit open steppes with acacia, as well as steppes with few trees. At some point in history, a Soemmerring's gazelle population became isolated on Dahlak Kebir island in the Dahlak Archipelago, where the gazelle developed a dwarf form of the larger mainland races; the diet of the gazelle consists of acacia and bush leaves and herbs. Scientists suggest; the lifespan for this animal is up to 14 years.
Soemmerring's gazelle is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List. In many parts of North Africa and the Middle East, large stone corrals were constructed to drive herds of gazelle into, making for an easy ambush; this method of hunting started in prehistoric time, continued into the early part of the 20th century. Most species of gazelles have been hunted for food over the course of history. Soemmerring's gazelles are understudied due to their small numbers. In parts of their former range they are extinct due to habitat destruction. St. Louis Zoo Soemmerring's Gazelle Gazella soemmerringii Soemmerring's Gazelle at Al Wabra Wildlife Preserve Animal Bytes
Eli Eshed is an Israeli researcher of popular culture. Eli Eshed writes about Israeli pulp magazines and paperbacks of the 1950s and 1960s with a special focus on the pirated Tarzan books popular among Israeli youth at the time which were published anonymously and without authorization from the estate of Edgar Rice Burroughs. In 2000, Eshed published a limited edition of Tarzan in the Holy Land, a history of Tarzan in Hebrew with illustrations. In 2002, Eshed published From Tarzan to Zbeng about the pulp literature of Israel; this book earned Eshed the title "Writer of the Year" from Maariv. He researched the adventures of pulp icons such as Patrick Kim, a fictional Korean CIA agent who uses karate against a variety of enemies worldwide. In 2003, Eshed co-published The Golem: A Story of an Israeli Comicbook with Israeli comics artist Uri Fink; the Golem is a Hebrew super-hero who works alongside Lilith. The book traces the history of the series since the 1940s, when it was drawn by the young comics artist Jack Kirby, who immigrated to Palestine.
The Golem collaborates with real-life Israeli personalities like Yitzhak Rabin, Moshe Dayan and Ariel Sharon, as well as fictional characters like Tarzan and well-known Israeli fictional heroes like Danny Din the invisible boy. Gil Biderman created a song and an animated clip sung by award-winning artist Yasmin Even about the Golem’s adventures. Both imitate the style of the 1970s. Though imaginary, the book is based on real events and personalities in the world of Hebrew popular culture, featuring Pinchas Sadeh, Asher Dickstein, Etgar Keret. Israeli literary critic Menachem Ben called it“a master work of Israeli mythology,“ and screenwriter and producer Alon Rozenblum called it "a must-have book in every home." The Golem comic-strip www.notes.co.il
Erica Wheeler is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Fever of the Women's National Basketball Association. Wheeler was undrafted out of Rutgers, but made her way into the WNBA in 2015. Wheeler grew up in the Miami neighborhood of Liberty City. Liberty City is one of the worst, most crime-ridden inner cities in America, Wheeler saw two of her close friends die when she was young. Wheeler was a member of the basketball team there. Wheeler committed to play at Rutgers in 2009. Rutgers reached the NCAA Tournament in each of her first three seasons. Wheeler contributed as a junior, leading the team in steals, averaging just under 10 points per game. Prior to her senior year, Wheeler's mother died of cancer. However, Wheeler graduated from Rutgers. Source Wheeler earned a try-out in 2015 for the Atlanta Dream after not being selected in the WNBA Draft. Wheeler appeared in 17 games for the Dream in 2015, but was cut. Wheeler moved to the New York Liberty, appeared three times. In 2016, Wheeler was signed after training camp by the Indiana Fever.
Wheeler started 25 games for the Fever In 2017, Wheeler continued with the Fever and was second on the team in scoring, led the team in assists. In 2019, Wheeler became the first undrafted player in the WNBA to be named All-Star Game MVP. Wheeler signed with Fabio Jardine who facilitated her move to the Brazilian league. Wheeler continued to play overseas in the WNBA offseaon making appearances in Puerto Rico and Brazil. WNBA Bio Eurobasket profile
Princess Felicitas of Prussia was a German princess and great-granddaughter of the last German Emperor, Wilhelm II. After her grandfather died in 1951, she was the first person in line to the British throne, not a descendant of one of Queen Victoria's sons. Felicitas was born in Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, as one of two daughters, her parents were his wife, Dorothea von Salviati. Her sister was Princess Christa, her father, Prince Wilhelm of Prussia, was the eldest son of Crown Prince Wilhelm, the heir of the last German Emperor Kaiser Wilhelm II. Felicitas' grandfather, Crown Prince Wilhelm, went into exile in the Netherlands in 1918 following the end of World War I and the collapse of the German monarchy. Felicitas' father, Prince Wilhelm, was killed in France in 1940 during World War II. On 12 December 1958 Felicitas married Dinnies Karl Friedrich von der Osten, they had four children: Friederike Thyra Marion Wilhelmine Dorothea von der Osten, born 14 July 1959. If the Succession to the Crown Act 2013 had applied in Queen Victoria's time, Friederike would be the Queen of the United Kingdom.
She married Berhard Ernst Dieter von Reiche in Ismaning on 17 August 1984 in a civil ceremony, in Aumühle on 1 Sep 1984 in a religious ceremony. They had three daughters: Felicitas Catharini Malina Johanna von Reiche first 5th great-grandchild of Queen Victoria. Victoria Cecilie Alexandra Josephine von Reiche. Donata Friederike Diana Sophie von Reiche. Dinnies Wilhelm Karl Alexander von der Osten, born 15 Feb 1962, died 28 June 1989 Hubertus Christoph Joachim Friedrich von der Osten, born 5 May 1964 Cecilie Felicitas Katherina Sophie von der Osten, born 12 Mar 1967, she married Ole Marxen in 1997. They have two children: Julius Marxen Victor Marxen They were divorced in 1972, on 27 October 1972 she married Jorg Hartwig von Nostitz-Wallwitz at Aumühle, they had one daughter: Diana Renata Friederike von Nostitz-Wallwitz, born 7 Oct 1974 in Hamburg, Germany. She married Baron Carl-Jan von der Goltz in 2002 and they have two children, one born in 2011. Felicitas died in Wohltorf, Germany, on 1 August 2009, at the age of 75.
Her family did not give a cause of death. She was buried in Aumühle, near Hamburg
Samuel Hitt Elbert was an attorney in the Nebraska Territory before settling in the Colorado Territory. He served as the Secretary of the territory and from 1873 to 1874, he was the Governor of the Colorado Territory, he was a justice of the Colorado Supreme Court from 1876 to 1888 and was Chief Justice from 1879 to 1882. He was married to the daughter of Territorial Governor John Evans, she died of tuberculosis following the death of her only child. Evan built the Evans Memorial Chapel in her memory. Samuel Hitt Elbert was born in Ohio, his parents were Achsa Hitt, the daughter of Rev. Samuel Hitt, John Downs Elbert, a physician and surgeon, he descends from early Huguenots. His great-grandfather, Dr. John Lodman Elbert, was a surgeon during the American Revolution, he moved with his family to the Iowa Territory in 1840. He attended public school, he studied at Ohio Wesleyan University. He continued to study law at a leading law firm in Dayton, Ohio for two years, he was admitted to the bar in Ohio in 1856.
He moved to Plattsmouth in the Nebraska Territory in the spring of 1857 to practice law. In Nebraska, Elbert became active in the newly formed Republican Party, he attended the Republican National Convention in 1860 in Chicago, where Abraham Lincoln was nominated for president. He became acquainted with John Lincoln at the convention, he also attended the 1864 National Union National Convention where Lincoln was renominated. He left Nebraska for Colorado in 1862. Elbert was appointed Secretary of the Colorado Territory that year by Abraham Lincoln, he stood in for Governor Evans when needed. He served from 1862 until 1867 under Governors John Alexander Cummings, he dealt with hostilities between Native Americans. During the Civil War, he helped form and mobilized the 2nd and 3rd Colorado regiments for the war effort, he helped organize the Republican Party in the Colorado Territory. He formed the law firm Charles & Elbert with J. Q. Charles, he was elected to the territorial legislature in 1869. He was made secretary one year later.
He became the chairman of the Republican central committee for Colorado in 1872. Elbert was appointed as the sixth Governor of the Colorado Territory by President Ulysses S. Grant in 1873. President Grant became the first U. S. President to visit Colorado that summer; the President stayed at Governor Elbert's home. Elbert and Grant visited Central City, met with a group of Ute leaders to create a treaty that would allow some of the Ute's land to be accessible to railroad and mining companies; as governor, he promoted irrigation methods and founded the Western Irrigation Conference, which wrote water laws to ensure viable agriculture industries in Colorado. Governor Elbert served until his predecessor, Edward M. McCook, was reappointed Governor in the spring of 1874, but was not confirmed by Congress until July. Elbert spent a year in Europe, during which he became aware of the political and social conditions there. Colorado became a state in 1876. Elbert was elected to the Colorado Supreme Court in 1876 and served until 1888.
During that time, he served as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from 1879 to 1883. He resigned in 1888 due to his poor health, went abroad, he received an honorary LLD from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1880. After a two-year courtship, Elbert married 18 year old Josephine Evans in June 1865, she was the daughter of Hannah Pedrick Canby. They were married by Bishop Matthew Simpson. George Armstrong Custer was the best man; the Elberts lived in a red brick house on E Street, now 14th Street. Josephine gave birth to their only child, John Evans Elbert about late March 1868, he died on August 10, 1868. Josephine, who had consumption, died on October 1868, her father built the Evans Memorial Chapel in her memory in 1878. It is located at the University of Denver campus. After having been in failing health for some time, Elbert died on November 27, 1899 in Galveston, Texas and is buried at Riverside Cemetery in Denver, as are Josephine and their son John. Elbert County, Colorado. Grateful miners named Mount Elbert after the governor because he facilitated a treaty with the Ute tribe, which opened up more than 3,000,000 acres of Indian reservation to mining and railroad activity.
History of Colorado Law and Government of Colorado Crifasi, Robert R.. A Land Made from Water. University Press of Colorado. ISBN 978-1-4571-9719-2. Official biography of Samuel Hitt Elbert Justice Samuel Hitt Elbert Samuel Hitt Elbert at Find a Grave
Laurent Robert is a French former professional footballer. He played as a left winger, represented the French national team. Robert began his professional career in his native France before making a move to English side Newcastle United, where he made his reputation as a free-kick specialist, his career has been noted for a number of high-profile disagreements with club management. Born in Saint-Benoît, Réunion, Robert started his career at Montpellier, before signing for Paris Saint-Germain in 1999, became a full international that Summer. In a Champions League match against Rosenborg in 2000 he set up the sixth goal in a 7–2 win. In 2001, he joined English club Newcastle United for a fee of £9.5 million. During his stay at the club, Robert was known for his pace and crossing ability, was called upon to take corners and free kicks, he had a tendency to shoot from long ranges in both open play and free kicks and has scored from 40 yards from goal – one of his most powerful shots has been measured at around 75 mph.
The club qualified for the UEFA Champions League in his first season by finishing fourth, their best finish in five years. However, at the start of the following season, there were reports he was unhappy at the signings made by Robson in the summer of 2002. Despite this, he still chipped in with the goals as the club made it to the second group stage of the Champions League before finishing third in the Premiership, his partnership on the left wing with full back Olivier Bernard earned the two reputations as fans' favourites for their displays. Robert's trademark corners and free kicks, combined with his pace and athleticism, added to his reputation in England, he scored many long-distance wonder goals and free kicks, including two against Tottenham Hotspur in December 2003 in a 4-0 win. It has been regarded as one of his finest displays. Newcastle went on to finish a disappointing 5th when compared to the 3rd they achieved in the 2002-03 season, but the side managed to reach the semi-finals of the UEFA Cup despite the effect of injuries.
Robert spent several seasons before publicly falling out with manager Graeme Souness. His public criticism of the latter, as well as the entire Newcastle squad, resulted in Newcastle's desire to offload the troubled winger following the 2004–05 season. In his last match as a Newcastle player, Robert stripped down and threw his clothes into the Gallowgate End. Following his time at Newcastle United and a falling out with the club, Robert moved to fellow Premier League team Portsmouth in June 2005 on a year-long loan, with two additional years agreed following the completion of the loan; the deal was created in order to expedite Robert's exit from St James Park, while allowing Portsmouth to protect themselves from Robert's well-documented temperament. In his time at Portsmouth, Robert scored only one goal, in a 2–1 away loss to West Bromwich Albion, he refused to sit on the bench for the club's 4–1 win over Sunderland, storming out of the ground despite the relegation-threatened club's position.
His actions left the club with only four substitutes of a possible five for the match. The sacking of Perrin and return of manager Harry Redknapp meant a return for the final games of 2005 for Robert, but would shortly be followed by Robert's return to Newcastle after his unsuccessful stint. Newcastle would again look to offload the winger as soon as possible, a move to Portugal would materialize, it was not long. Robert said: "This is a super club. To be able to play in the Champions League is fantastic and that's why I am here", he added: "They showed a lot of interest in me. I am happy to be here." Robert's first goal in the Portuguese Superliga was, not from a free-kick 40 yards away against arch-rivals FC Porto. A powerful but central free kick was spilled into the net by Vitor Baía. Robert signed for Spanish La Liga side Levante UD on 11 July 2006 on a free transfer from Benfica, he played thirteen games before the season ended, twelve of those were incomplete. Following a trial at Derby County, Robert signed a contract that would run until the end of the 2007–08 season.
MLS side Toronto FC announced on 2 April 2008. He made his debut on 5 April, against D. C. United in the 4–1 loss. Robert impressed. Robert continued to impress in his team's second match against Los Angeles Galaxy, delivering a free kick, from which the subsequent rebound was converted by Jarrod Smith en route to a 3–2 victory, Toronto's first of the 2008 season. On 19 April, Robert scored his only MLS goal from a free kick in the 31st minute of the first home game for Toronto against Real Salt Lake, was named "Man of the Match" in the 1–0 victory. In his last game with the team he was substituted at half-time, he was waived by Toronto FC on 19 August 2008. Super League Greece side Larissa announced on 27 August that they signed in Robert for two-years, as a replacement for Nektarios Alexandrou, released from his contract a few days before, he joined up with his former Newcastle teammate Nikos Dabizas. Robert appeared nine times for France, making his debut against Northern Ireland on 18 August 1999.
He scored his only goal for his country on 15 November 2000 in a 4–0 win over Turkey. He was selected for the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup. Robert's goal against Liverpool in the 2004–05 season at St James' Park is used as the winner against the same team in Goal!. Character Santiago Muñez strikes it and it zooms out as Robert's free kick hits the top corner. In