ⓘ Free online encyclopedia. Did you know? page 33913



                                               

Manuchihr of Konus

Manucihr was an Iranian dynast of an unknown place called Konus in the Pars Province. He was killed in the 200s by the Persian prince Ardashir I, who would later establish the Sasanian Empire.

                                               

Sumu-Epuh

Sumu-Epuh is the first attested king of Yamhad. He founded the Yamhad dynasty which controlled northern Syria throughout the 17th and 18th centuries BC.

                                               

Camadevi

Camadevi was the first ruler of Hariphunchai, which was an ancient Mon kingdom in the northern part of Thailand today. Most records of Camadevi mention her life period differently. For example: A book called" Chinnakanmalipakon” said that she rei ...

                                               

Isyana Tunggawijaya

Isyana stylized as Sri Isyana Tunggawijaya was a queen regnant of Medang Kingdom, in East Java, that ruled since 947 CE. She co-reigned with her spouse, Sri Lokapala. The Isyana dynasty, established by her father, Mpu Sindok that ruled Java circa ...

                                               

Jindeok of Silla

Jindeok of Silla, reigned as Queen of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, from 647 to 654. She was the kingdoms 28th ruler, and its second reigning queen following her predecessor Queen Seondeok. During her reign, Silla jockeyed with Baekj ...

                                               

Malinxalchitl

Malinxalchitl, meaning "beautiful flower of evil", was the Nahua queen regnant of Tzacoalco during the time of the Conquest of Mexico. When Francisco Cortes de San Buenaventura arrived at Tzacoalco in 1524, he could not dominated its inhabitants, ...

                                               

Orompoto

Orompoto was a female Alaafin of Oyo, a Yoruba empire. The empire of which she ruled is located in what is modern day western and north-central Nigeria.

                                               

Pythodorida of Pontus

Pythodorida or Pythodoris of Pontus was a Roman client queen of Pontus, the Bosporan Kingdom, Cilicia, and Cappadocia.

                                               

Tribhuvana Mahadevi I

Paramavaishnavi Goswamini Devi or Tribhuvana Mahadevi I was the first female ruler of the Bhaumakara Dynasty in ancient Odisha and the widow of king Santikara I who ascended the throne of Toshali or Utkala between the years 843 A.D to 845 A.D and ...

                                               

Statue of Edward VII, Bangalore

The statue of Edward VII in Bangalore is located at Queens Park, next to Cubbon Park, Bangalore Cantonment, at the junction of Queens Road and Cubbon Road. The statue was unveiled on November 1919 by the then Viceroy and Governor-General of India ...

                                               

Equestrian Monument of Ferdinando I

The Equestrian Monument of Ferdinando I is a bronze equestrian statue erected in 1608 in the Piazza of the Annunziata in Florence, region of Tuscany, Italy.

                                               

Statue of George III, Somerset House

The statue of George III, Somerset House, formally titled George III and the River Thames, is a Grade I listed outdoor bronze sculptural group depicting King George III and Neptune or Father Thames, located in the quadrangle of Somerset House, Lo ...

                                               

Statue of Premysl Otakar II

The statue of Peemysl Otakar II is situated in Vysoke Myto. Vysoke Myto is a small town in the region of Pardubice. This statue is the only one in the Czech Republic. The author of the statue is Karel Bures, a native of Vysoke Myto. The statue is ...

                                               

Sangiliyan Statue

The Sangiliyan statue was dedicated to Cankili II, a Tamil martyr and the last king of Jaffna Kingdom. The statue is seen as a landmark of the city of Jaffna. The Sangiliyan statue was built 1974 at Muthirai junction Nallur and declared open by t ...

                                               

Statue of William the Conqueror

The statue of William the Conqueror is located in his birthplace, Falaise, Calvados, about 30 kilometres southeast of Caen, France. It depicts William the Conqueror, the Duke of Normandy and later King of England, on a horse, and is surrounded by ...

                                               

Ali ibn al-Hassan Shirazi

Sultan Ali ibn al-Hassan Shirazi, was the founder of the Kilwa Sultanate. According to legend, Ali ibn al-Hassan Shirazi was one of seven sons of the Emir Al-Hassan of Shiraz, Persia, his mother an Abyssinian slave. Upon his fathers death, Ali wa ...

                                               

Rasul Khan

In 1512, he was asked to lead an army to reconquer Goa from the Portuguese. A previous army under the command of Fulad Khan was well ensconced in the nearby fortress of Banastarim and had repelled several Portuguese attacks, but had made little p ...

                                               

Raja Ali Khan

Raja Ali Kahan was the Sultan of Khandesh who ruled from 1576 to 1597. In 1591 he, to some extent, recognized the overlordship of the Mughal Emperor Akbar by sending one of his daughters to be a wife of Akbars son Jahangir. However, in 1595 when ...

                                               

Journal of Austrian-American History

The Journal of Austrian-American History is a biannual, open access, peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by Pennsylvania State University Press, and sponsored by the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, a program of the Dietri ...

                                               

Council of Portugal

The Council of Portugal, officially, the Royal and Supreme Council of Portugal, was the ruling body and a key part of the government of the Kingdom of Portugal during the Iberian Union. The council was founded in 1582 by Philip I of Portugal foll ...

                                               

List of viceroys of Portugal

The Viceroy of Portugal was the political chief of the Kingdom of Portugal and the highest representative of the King of Portugal during the period of the Iberian Union, when a personal union existed between the monarchies of Portugal and Spain.

                                               

Emblems of the Kalmar Union

The Kalmar Union was the personal union of the kingdoms of Denmark, Norway and Sweden during the 15th century. The first king of the Kalmar Union was Eric of Pomerania. His seal combined the coats of arms of Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Pomerania, ...

                                               

Haandfæstning

A Haandfæstning was a document issued by the kings of Denmark from 13th to the 17th century, preceding and during the realms personal union with the kingdoms of Sweden and Norway. Following Swedens independence, similar documents were also issued ...

                                               

Jagiellonian dynasty

The Jagiellonian dynasty was a royal dynasty, founded by Jogaila, the Grand Duke of Lithuania, who in 1386 was baptized as Wladyslaw, married Queen regnant Jadwiga of Poland, and was crowned King of Poland as Wladyslaw II Jagiello. The dynasty re ...

                                               

Polish–Ottoman alliance

A Polish–Ottoman alliance, based on several treaties, occurred during the 16th century between the kingdom of Poland-Lithuania and the Ottoman Empire, as the Ottomans were expanding into Central Europe.

                                               

Sweden in Union with Norway

The Union between Sweden and Norway is an overriding theme of the history of Sweden in the 19th century. On 4 November 1814, the kingdoms of Sweden and Norway formed a personal union under one king. The two countries had completely separate insti ...

                                               

Riksakten

The Riksakten was the 1815 Act of Union that regulated the terms of the constitutional personal union between Sweden and Norway established in 1814. The fundamental documents of the union were only the Convention of Moss and the revised Norwegian ...

                                               

Peter, son of Petenye

Peter, son of Petenye was a Hungarian lord at the turn of the 13th and 14th centuries. Initially a loyal supporter of King Charles I, he turned against the royal power and established a de facto independent province in Zemplen County after 1312, ...

                                               

Hofburg, Innsbruck

The Hofburg is a former Habsburg palace in Innsbruck, Austria, and considered one of the three most significant cultural buildings in the country, along with the Hofburg Palace and Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna. The Hofburg is the main building of ...

                                               

Palacio do Grão-Para

The Palace of the Grand Para is a royal palace located in the city of Petropolis, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was a secondary palace of the Brazilian Imperial Family, serving to allocate the servants and guests of the Palace of Pet ...

                                               

Franz Mayer & Co.

Franz Mayer & Co. is a German stained glass design and manufacturing company, based in Munich, Germany, that has been active throughout most of the world for over 150 years. The firm was very popular during the late nineteenth and early twentieth ...

                                               

L. Ostermayr

L. Ostermayr was a glass and porcelain manufacturer and art products shop in Nuremberg, Bavaria. It was founded in 1820 by Johann Nepomuk Ostermayr 1800–1855. His son Johann Leonhard Ostermayr 1842–1906 expanded the business substantially. His so ...

                                               

Strega (liqueur)

Liquore Strega is an Italian herbal liqueur produced since 1860 by the S. A. Distilleria Liquore Strega in Benevento, Campania, Italy. Its yellow color comes from the presence of saffron. Strega is bottled at 80 proof and among its approximately ...

                                               

Bakalowits

It was founded in 1845 by Elias Bakalowits. The company became very successful in providing crystal as well as lighting for palaces ad other notable buildings. The original store was located on the Hoher Markt. His grandson Ludwig Bakalowits rece ...

                                               

Friedrich Ehrbar

Friedrich Ehrbar 1827-1905 took over the company in 1857 after the passing of Eduard Seuffert 1819-1855. In 1876 he had the Palais Ehrbar with its own concert hall constructed, in which renowned artists such as Johannes Brahms, Anton Bruckner and ...

                                               

August Forster

August Forster is a piano manufacturing company that currently has a staff of 40 employees and produces around 120 grand pianos and 150 uprights per year.

                                               

Heidsieck & Co

It was founded in 1785 by Florens-Louis Heidsieck. Following the death of the founder in 1828, the successors were his relatives Henri-Louis Walbaum, Frederic-Auguste Delius and Christian Heidsieck. In 1838 after several disagreements, the three ...

                                               

Rieger Orgelbau

Rieger Orgelbau is an Austrian firm of organ builders, known generally as Rieger. The firm was founded by Franz Rieger. From 1873 it was known as Rieger & Sohne, and from 1879 as Gebruder Rieger, after his sons took over. At the end of World War ...

                                               

Schiedmayer

Schiedmayer is the name of a German Instrument-manufacturing family. Established in 1735 as a keyboard instrument manufacturer, it is still active today as a family business.

                                               

Sommerhuber

Sommerhuber is a traditional ceramics producer from Steyr city, Austria founded in 1491. It produces tiles for tiled stoves and tile chimneys and the heat ceramics for the spas. The company was an Imperial and Royal Warrant of Appointment.

                                               

Lal Kunwar

Imtiaz Mahal Persian: امتیاز محل ; meaning "distinguished one of the palace") better known by her birth name Lal Kunwar was the Empress of the Mughal Empire as the wife of Mughal Emperor Jahandar Shah. She was a former dancing girl who exercised ...

                                               

Queen consort

A queen consort is the wife of a reigning king, or an empress consort in the case of an emperor. A queen consort usually shares her husbands social rank and status. She holds the feminine equivalent of the kings monarchical titles, but historical ...

                                               

Duke of Brabant

The duke of Brabant was formally the ruler of the Duchy of Brabant since 1183/1184. The title was created by the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa in favor of Henry I of the House of Reginar, son of Godfrey III of Leuven. The Duchy of Braba ...

                                               

Prince Imperial of Brazil

Prince Imperial of Brazil is the title created after the proclamation of independence of the Empire of Brazil, in 1822, to designate an heir apparent or an heir presumptive to the Brazilian imperial throne. Even after the proclamation of the Repu ...

                                               

Duke of Calabria

Duke of Calabria was the traditional title of the heir apparent of the Kingdom of Naples after the accession of Robert of Naples. It was also adopted by the heads of certain Houses that had once claimed the Kingdom of Naples in lieu of the royal ...

                                               

Duke of Sparta

Duke of Sparta was a title instituted in 1868 to designate the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Greece. Its legal status was exceptional, as the Greek constitution forbade the award or acceptance of titles of nobility for Greek citizens. Consequent ...

                                               

Prince of Asturias

Prince or Princess of Asturias is the main substantive title used by the heir apparent or heir presumptive to the throne of Spain. According to the Spanish Constitution of 1978: Article 57 2. The heir apparent or presumptive, from birth or event ...

                                               

Prince of Brazil

Prince of Brazil was the title held by the heir-apparent to the Kingdom of Portugal, from 1645 to 1815. Tied with the title of Prince of Brazil was the title Duke of Braganza and the various subsidiary titles of the Dukedom of Braganza. The title ...

                                               

Prince of Orange

Prince of Orange is a title originally associated with the sovereign Principality of Orange, in what is now southern France. Under the Treaty of Utrecht of 1713, Frederick William I of Prussia ceded the Principality of Orange to King Louis XIV of ...

                                               

LGBT nobility and royalty

Throughout history, monarchs have engaged in same-gender relationships. Even in jurisdictions where homosexuality was not prohibited or proscribed by law or religious edicts, titles of aristocracy were almost always directly transferred through m ...

Encyclopedic dictionary

Translation
Free and no ads
no need to download or install

Pino - logical board game which is based on tactics and strategy. In general this is a remix of chess, checkers and corners. The game develops imagination, concentration, teaches how to solve tasks, plan their own actions and of course to think logically. It does not matter how much pieces you have, the main thing is how they are placement!

online intellectual game →