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University of Freiburg

The University of Freiburg the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, is a public research university located in Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The university was founded in 1457 by the Habsburg dynasty as the second university in Austrian-Habsburg territory after the University of Vienna. Today, Freiburg is the fifth-oldest university in Germany, with a long tradition of teaching the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences; the university is made up of 11 faculties and attracts students from across Germany as well as from over 120 other countries. Foreign students constitute about 18.2% of total student numbers. The University of Freiburg has been associated with figures such as Martin Heidegger, Hannah Arendt, Rudolf Carnap, David Daube, Johann Eck, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Friedrich Hayek, Edmund Husserl, Edith Stein, Friedrich Meinecke, Max Weber, Paul Uhlenhuth and Ernst Zermelo; as of October 2018, 21 Nobel laureates are affiliated with the University of Freiburg as alumni, faculty or researchers, 15 academics have been honored with the highest German research prize, the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize, while working at the university.

Albrechts University, the university started with four faculties. Its establishment belongs to the second wave of German university foundings in the late Middle Ages, like the University of Tübingen and the University of Basel. Established by papal privilege, the University in Freiburg was – like all or most universities in the Middle Ages – a corporation of the church body and therefore belonged to the Roman Catholic Church and its hierarchy; the bishop of Basel was its provost or chancellor, the bishop of Constance was its patron, the real founder of the university was the sovereign, Archduke Albert VI of Austria, being the brother of Frederick III, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation. At its founding, the university was named after Albert VI of Austria, he provided the university with land and endowments, as well as its own jurisdiction. He declared Albrechts University as the "county university" for his territory until it was handed over to the Austrian House of Habsburg in 1490.

The university soon attracted many students, such as the humanists Geiler von Kaysersberg, Johann Reuchlin, Jakob Wimpfeling. When Ulrich Zasius was teaching law, Freiburg became a centre of humanist jurisprudence. From 1529 to 1535, Erasmus of Rotterdam taught in Freiburg. From around 1559 on, the university was housed at the Altes Collegium, today called the "new town-hall"; the importance of the university decreased during the time of the Counter-Reformation. To counter reformatory tendencies, the administration of two faculties was handed over to the Roman Catholic order of the Jesuits in 1620. From 1682 on, the Jesuits built their college, as well as the Jesuit church. In 1679, Freiburg temporarily became French territory, along with the southern parts of the upper Rhine. French King Louis XIV disliked the Austrian system and gave the Jesuits a free hand to operate the university. On November 6, 1684, a bilingual educational program was initiated. From 1686 to 1698, the faculty fled to Konstanz.

After Freiburg was re-conquered and appointed as capital of Further Austria, a new time began for the university by the reforms of Empress Maria Theresa of Austria. The requirements for admission were changed for all faculties in 1767 and Natural Sciences were added as well as Public Administration. In 1767, the university became a governmental institution despite the Church's protests; the Church lost its predominant influence on the university when the Jesuits were suppressed following a decree signed by Pope Clement XIV in 1773. Johann Georg Jacobi in 1784 was the first Protestant professor teaching at the university in Freiburg; when Freiburg became a part of the newly established Grand Duchy of Baden in 1805, a crisis began for the university in Freiburg. Indeed, there were considerations by Karl Friedrich, Grand Duke of Baden and Karl, Grand Duke of Baden to close down the university in Freiburg while both of them thought that the Grand Duchy could not afford to run two universities at the same time.

The university had enough endowments and earnings to survive until the beginning of the regency of Ludwig I, Grand Duke of Baden in 1818. In 1820, he saved the university with an annual contribution. Since the university has been named Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg as an acknowledgement of gratitude by the university and the citizens of Freiburg. In the 1880s, the population of the student body and faculty started to grow quickly; the scientific reputation of Albert Ludwigs University attracted several researchers such as economist Adolph Wagner, historians Georg von Below and Friedrich Meinecke, jurists Karl von Amira and Paul Lenel. In 1900, Freiburg became the first German university to accept female students. Before there had been no women at German universities. In the beginning of the 20th century, several new university buildings were built in the centre of Freiburg, such as the new main building in 1911; the university counted 3,000 students just before World War I. After World War I, the philosophers Edmund Husserl an

Ivan Mažuranić

Ivan Mažuranić was a Croatian poet, linguist and politician, considered to be one of the most important figures in Croatia's political and cultural life in the mid-19th century. Mažuranić served as Ban of Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia between 1873 and 1880, since he was the first ban not to hail from old nobility, he was known as Ban pučanin, his realistic assessment of strengths and weaknesses of Croatia's position between the hammer of Austrian bureaucracy and the anvil of Hungarian expansionist nationalism served his country invaluable in times of political turmoil. Mažuranić is best remembered for his contributions in the development of the Croatian law system, economics and poetry. Ivan Mažuranić was born on August 11, 1814 as the third of four sons into a well-to-do yeoman family of Ivan Mažuranić Petrov in Novi Vinodolski in northern coastal Croatia, his brother Josip was in charge of taking care of the family estate, Anton was a famous jurist and philologist, while Matija, blacksmith by profession, was a travel writer who wrote "A Look at Bosnia" in which he described the private and public life of Ottoman Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Mažuranić became a man of many abilities. He attended elementary school in Novi Vinodolski and high school in Rijeka, after which he studied law at the University of Zagreb and philosophy at the University of West Hungary. After graduation he worked as a gymnasium teacher in Zagreb, afterwards as a lawyer in Karlovac. Mažuranić was the first Croatian ban not to hail from old nobility, he held the office from September 20, 1873 until February 21, 1880. He was a member of the People's Party, he accomplished the Croatian transition from a semifeudal legal and economic system to a modern civil society similar to those emerging in other countries in central Europe. Mažuranić has modernized Croatia's educational system by forming a public school network and reducing the importance of denominational schools. Others consider this to have been a necessary step in modernization and secularization of Croatian society. After his election as Ban, Mažuranić started with the implementation of comprehensive reforms.

During the period of his reign, Sabor passed 60 laws covering the whole area of Croatian autonomous jurisdiction. Ideological foundation of his reforms was liberal, he emphasized the importance of the Constitution, individual rights, education and laissez faire. The main goal of his reforms was to form foundations of the organization of autonomous Croatian government and establishment of a modern and efficient political-administrative system, his linguistic work is remarkable for its enormous influence. Mažuranić's "German-Illyrian/Croatian Dictionary", 1842 is at the heart of modern Croatian civilization, since in this 40,000-entry dictionary the principal author Mažuranić had coined words that have become commonplace in standard Croatian—for instance, Croatian words for bank accountancy, sculptor, ice-cream, market economy, high treason or metropolis, he was much more than "language-recorder". But, in his native land, Mažuranić is above all the beloved poet of Smrt Smail age Čengića—"The Death of Smail-aga Čengić", 1845.

This epic poem is full of memorable verses that have become embedded in the national memory of his people, who cherished it as the treasure of a "Homeric" wisdom praising such epic virtues as fortitude and justice. The tale is based on an assault in Montenegro, when a petty local Muslim tyrant was killed, as an act of vendetta, in an ambush set by Montenegrins. Mažuranić's poetry transformed a rather prosaic act of tribal revenge into a hymn celebrating the struggle for freedom—acted out under the hostile forces of fatality. Following in the steps of Croatian poets like Kačić and Ivan Gundulić, Mažuranić closed the era of Romanticism and of classic epic poetry in Croatian literature. Ivan Mažuranić was married to Aleksandra Mažuranić, sister of the renowned Croatian poet Dimitrija Demeter. Mažuranić's portrait is depicted on the obverse of the Croatian 100 kuna banknote, issued in 1993 and 2002. Ivan Mažuranić Square in Zagreb is named in his honor. During the Croatian accession to the European Union, Nova TV has launched a campaign'I believe in Croatia' referring to the introduction of Mažuranić's famous speech that he gave on 13 December 1886 before the Sabor.

Vienna Literary Agreement Čedo Baćović: SMAIL-AGA ČENGIĆ - MIT I STVARNOST - in Serbian BookRags

Cuyunon people

Cuyunon refers to an ethnic group populating the Cuyo Islands, along with northern and central Palawan. The Cuyunons hail from Cuyo and the surrounding Cuyo Islands, a group of islands and islets in the northern Sulu Sea, to the north east of Palawan, they are considered an elite class among the hierarchy of native Palaweños. The Cuyonon jurisdictions during Pre-Hispanic times include Cuyo under the powerful Datu Magbanua, Taytay under the gracious Cabaylo Royal Family who met the remnants of Magellan's fleet who fled Mactan after Ferdinand Magellan died in battle, Paragua under Datu Cabangon who ruled south of Taytay and Busuanga under the peaceful Datu Macanas. During Spanish colonization of the Philippines, Cuyo was one of the territories of Palawan that had the strongest Spanish presence being the capital of the entire Palawan province as one point, they are part of the wider Visayan ethnolinguistic group, who constitute the largest Filipino ethnolinguistic group. Although the Cuyonon language is so related to Kinaray-a in Panay few Cuyonons live or speak Cuyonon in Panay, they instead settled west to the island of Palawan where the ethnic group is so associated now, this being the Province of Palawan declared Cuyonon as its official language.

The fact remains that most of the other ethnic groups of Palawan can fluently speak this language because Cuyonon had been the lingua franca of the Province of Palawan for many centuries already. Diwata ng Kagubatan was worshiped by the ancient Cuyunon people, an ethnic group that predominantly lives in the Cuyo Archipelago and nearby areas such as northern Palawan and Antique; as the most powerful of the supernatural Cuyonon beings, she is honored in a celebrated feast, periodically held atop of Mount Caimana in Cuyo Island. When most of the natives were converted to Christianity during the Spanish Era, about 2/3 of the converted Cuyunon were still celebrating her feast, angering the Spanish imperialists; the situation led the Spanish authorities to intensify their evangelization and governance efforts, which included the forced Roman Catholic conversion of the Cuyonon people, burning of houses of non-Catholic Cuyonons, massive slavery. The Spanish called Diwata ng Kagubatan as Virgen Del Monte, in another bid to rebrand the deity as'Catholic'.

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Municipality of Dravograd

The Municipality of Dravograd is a municipality in northern Slovenia, on the border with Austria. The seat of the municipality is the town of Dravograd; the Drava River runs through the middle of the municipality. Most of its territory is part of the traditional Slovenian province of Carinthia, but a large southern and eastern part of its territory is part of the traditional Slovenian province of Styria, it is part of the larger Carinthia Statistical Region. The municipality consists of 24 settlements grouped into five local communities: Dravograd, Črneče, Libeliče, Šentjanž pri Dravogradu, Trbonje. Media related to Municipality of Dravograd at Wikimedia Commons Municipality of Dravograd on Geopedia Dravograd municipal site

Fabryka Słów

Fabryka Słów is a Warsaw-based Polish publishing house. It was founded in Lublin in 2001 by Eryk Górski and Robert Łakuta who always wanted to publish good literature they liked reading themselves, it is focused on the science fiction genres. Fabryka Słów publishes historical novels and journalism for example Hubal by Jacek Komuda and Polactwo by Rafał Ziemkiewicz, it owns a number of popular series, most notably: Pan Lodowego Ogrodu, Demonic Cycle, Seria o Przygodach Jakuba Wędrowycza, Inkwizytor Mordimer. Since 2013 they have been publishing a literary series of Fabryczna Zona The first book published by the Fabryka Słów was Kroniki Jakuba Wędrowycza by Andrzej Pilipiuk. So far there have been more than fifteen titles in this series. Other notable Polish authors who published in Fabryka Słów are: Andrzej Ziemiański, Eugeniusz Dębski, Jacek Komuda, Rafał A. Ziemkiewicz, Jarosław Grzędowicz, Maja Lidia Kossakowska, Jacek Piekara, Michał Gołkowski, Tomasz Kołodziejczak, Magdalena Kozak, Adam Przechrzta.

Fabryka Słów publishes foreign authors too, for example: Peter V. Brett, Miroslav Żamboch, Angus Watson, Brian McClellan, Patricia Briggs and Ilona Andrews

List of Golden Gate University people

This is a list of notable alumni and faculty of Golden Gate University. There are more than 60,000 living alumni. Alumni with a degree of Juris Doctor graduated from the Golden Gate University School of Law. Kyra Davis, novelist Gary W. Goldstein, speaker and producer of Pretty Woman Richard Belluzzo, CEO, Quantum Corp. Governor of Alaska George Christopher, former Mayor of San Francisco Sam Clovis, National Co-Chair of Donald Trump's Presidential Campaign Peter Corroon, 2nd Mayor of Salt Lake County, Utah. S. National Security Advisor, 18th Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency Mary Hayashi, California State Assemblymember. First Korean-American woman in California's legislative history. J. J. Jelincic, CalPERS board member, former president of the California State Employees Association Linda J. LeZotte, Director of the Santa Clara Valley Water District. S. Presidential Candidate on Socialist Workers Party, civil rights activist Said Tayeb Jawad, 19th Ambassador of Afghanistan to the United States Diana Becton, District Attorney of Contra Costa County John Burris, Oakland trial attorney Jesse W. Carter, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California.

Lieutenant Colonel U. S. Army. Lieutenant General, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, 1986-1990 General Lam Quang Thi, South Vietnamese military commander during the Vietnam War Cem Kaner, software engineering professor. S. Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. S. Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (2012–pres