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Lars Ivar Skårset

Lars Ivar Skårset is a Norwegian Nordic combined skier. He finished ninth at the 2015 European Youth Olympic Winter Festival, and competed the 2016 and 2017 Junior World Championships. In 2016 he recorded a 5th place in the team event and in 2017 ...

Sindre Ure Sotvik

Sindre Ure Sotvik is a Norwegian Nordic combined skier. He finished fourth in the team event at the 2012 Junior World Championships. He made his Continental Cup debut in January 2011 in Klingenthal. Competing regularly over the next years, he rec ...

Wolfgang Bosl

Wolfgang Bosl is a retired German Nordic combined skier. He compted at the 2007, 2008 and 2009 Junior World Championships. He won a gold medal in 2008 and a bronze medal in 2009, both in the team competition. His best individual placement was 14t ...

Monika Lazar

Monika Lazar is a German politician. Born in Leipzig, Saxony, she represents the Alliance 90/The Greens. Monika Lazar has served as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Saxony since 2004.

Tankred Schipanski

Tankred Schipanski is a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union who has been serving as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Thuringia since the 2009 elections.

Lommatzsch FES-530 Lehrmeister

The Lommatzsch FES-530 Lehrmeister is a two-seat trainer glider that was built in the German Democratic Republic in the 1950s. Over 300 were built, with a mixture of 17 m and 15 m spans.

Wolfgang Weber (musicologist)

Born in Szczecin, Weber studied violoncello from 1958 ubntil 1961 with E. Neumann at the Hochschule fur Musik Franz Liszt, Weimar. Privately he took lessons with August Eichhorn and Karl Grosch. From 1961 to 1965 he worked with the Konzerthausorc ...

Susann Ruthrich

Susann Ruthrich is a German politician. Born in MeiSen, Saxony, she represents the SPD. Susann Ruthrich has served as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Saxony since 2013.

Wolfram Steude

Born in Plauen, Steude is the grandson of the Dresden architect Martin Pietzsch. He graduated from the Dresden Kreuzschule and was a Crucian under Rudolf Mauersberger for two years. He studied Church music and organ at the Church Music Institute ...

Heinrich Gottfried Piegler

Heinrich Gottfried Piegler was a German entrepreneur and manufacturer who produced the first "modern" lighters which delivered a flame at the pressure of a lever, the so-called Dobereiner lighters, in large quantities in Schleiz and sold them wor ...

Russian Imperial Movement

The Russian Imperial Movement is a Russian ultranationalist, far-right paramilitary organisation. RIM is based in Saint Petersburg and their leader is Stanislav Vorobyev. RIM is part of a broader cluster of extreme-right "political Orthodoxy" gro ...

Billy Block

At age 15, Block worked around his school schedule in a music store and playing clubs in the Houston, Texas area with artists: Shake Russell, B.W. Stevenson, Roger Tause and Billy Joe Shaver. Huey Mo hired Block at Sugar Hill Studios where he pla ...

Karl Haffner

Born in Konigsberg, Haffner attended the Collegium Fridericianum. Already at the age of 16 he joined a travelling troupe and as a travelling comedian he passed through Prussia, Saxony, Silesia, Austria and Hungary. After ten years he became a dra ...

Ivana Rentsch

Born in Olten, Rentsch studied musicology, media and linguistics at the University of Zurich. From 2000, she spent five years as a research assistant at the Musicological Institute of the University of Bern. In 2004 she received her doctorate wit ...

Grand Beatbox Battle

The Grand Beatbox Battle is an annual international beatboxing competition hosted by Swissbeatbox. Along with the triennial Beatbox Battle World Championship, it is considered one of the pre-eminent beatboxing events. The competition holds multip ...

Marian Wendt

Marian Wendt is a German politician. Born in Torgau, Saxony, he represents the CDU. Marian Wendt has served as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Saxony since 2013.

Complications of diabetes

Complications of diabetes mellitus include problems that develop rapidly or over time and may affect many organ systems. The complications of diabetes can dramatically impair quality of life and cause long-lasting disability. Overall, complicatio ...

Otto Arndt

Otto Arndt was an East German politician who served as Minister of Transport and General Director of the Deutsche Reichsbahn from 1970 until 1989.

Rudolf Maria Breithaupt

Born in Braunschweig, Breithaupt attended the grammar school in Braunschweig. He studied jurisprudence, then philosophy, psychology and art and musicology at the universities of Jena, Leipzig and Berlin. His teachers were the musicologists Hugo R ...

Heinrich Friedrich von Diez

Heinrich Friedrich von Diez was a German diplomat and orientalist. He was ennobled in 1789 by Frederick the Great for his diplomatic service as the Prussian charge daffaires to the Ottoman Empire. In his later life he served as a benefice of the ...

Dietlind Tiemann

Dietlind Tiemann is a German politician. Born in Genthin, Saxony-Anhalt, she represents the CDU. Dietlind Tiemann has served as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Brandenburg since 2017.

Ingrid Pankraz

Ingrid Pankraz is a former East German bureaucrat and politician who briefly served as Lord Mayor of East Berlin in February 1990. After receiving her doctorate in economics at the Hochschule fur Okonomie Berlin-Karlshorst in 1975, Pankraz began ...

Torsten Schweiger

Torsten Schweiger is a German politician. Born in Grafenhainichen, Saxony-Anhalt, he represents the CDU. Torsten Schweiger has served as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Saxony-Anhalt since 2017.

Sijbren Otto

Otto studied chemistry at the University of Groningen and in 1994, he received his Master’s degree, focusing on physical organic chemistry and biochemistry, with the distinction cum laude. In 1998, he obtained his PhD, again with the distinction ...

Dirkje Postma

Dirkje Postma is professor at the University of Groningen and the University Medical Center Groningen. She focused her research career on asthma and COPD. Postma is a member of the Health Council of the Netherlands.

Stratingh Institute for Chemistry

The Stratingh Institute for Chemistry is a research institute of the Faculty of Science and Engineering of the University of Groningen. It is named after Sibrandus Stratingh, who is known for being the inventor of the first battery powered electr ...

Jan Johannis Adriaan Berger

Jan Johannis Adriaan Berger was a Dutch politician. During WWII he hid people who were supposed to be shipped off to Germany as forced labourers. In 1946 he became a member of the Labour Party. On 15 July 1952 he became a member of the lower hous ...

Else Gabriel

Else Gabriel was born in Halberstadt, East Germany in 1962. She studied at the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts. She was a member of Autoperforatsionsartisten Auto perforation artists, an East German performance art group, and since 1991 is part of t ...

Farkas Heller

Farkas Heller was a Hungarian Economist, author and professor, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Gerhard Lichtenfeld

Gerhard Lichtenfeld was a German sculptor and academic teacher, whose works were installed in public space in the Halle and Merseburg districts, and who exhibited internationally. He was awarded the Handel Prize.

Walter Serauky

Born in Halle Saale, Serauky, a Protestant Lutheran, was the son of an insurance agent and a housewife. After his Abitur in 1922 at the Latina Schule of the Franckesche Stiftungen in Halle, he studied musicology as well as German language and lit ...

Otto Brusatti

Otto Brusatti is an Austrian radio personality und musicologist. He has also made a name for himself as an author, director and exhibition organizer.

Frank Junge

Frank Junge is a German politician. Born in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, he represents the SPD. Frank Junge has served as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern since 2013.

Uta Kargel

Uta Kargel was born in Halle Saale in the former GDR and later moved to East Berlin with her family. She started modelling at the age of 18. After school she first finished her job training as a bookseller. At the same time she started acting in ...

Resistance Fighters – The Global Antibiotics Crisis

Resistance Fighters – The Global Antibiotics Crisis is a documentary film by the German director Michael Wech and producer Leopold Hoesch. It was broadcast on Arte on March 19, 2019 and had its international festival premiere at the Copenhagen In ...

Andre Jolles

Johannes Andreas Jolles, known as Andre Jolles was a Dutch-German art historian, literary and linguist. He is best known for his main work Simple Forms.

Pork in Pakistan

The sale and consumption of pork is mostly illegal in Pakistan, a Muslim-majority country where halal dietary guidelines are observed. Like alcohol however, the meat may be consumed by non-Muslim citizens and foreigners who reside in the country.

Prince Leopold

Anhalt-Dessau Leopold II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau 1700–1751 Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau 1676–1747 Bavaria Prince Leopold of Bavaria 1846–1930 Prince Leopold of Bavaria born 1943 Belgium Leopold I of Belgium 1790–1865, before becoming king ...

Walther Vetter

Walther Hermann Vetter was a German musicologist. From 1946 to 1958 he was professor at the Humboldt University of Berlin.

Katrin Budde

Katrin Budde is a German politician. Born in Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt, she represents the SPD. Katrin Budde has served as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Saxony-Anhalt since 2017.

Frank Pasemann

Frank Pasemann is a German politician. Born in Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt, he represents Alternative for Germany. Frank Pasemann has served as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Saxony-Anhalt since 2017.

Bela Bach

Bela Bach is a German politician. Born in Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt, she represents the SPD. Bela Bach has served as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Bavaria since 2020.

Birke Bull-Bischoff

Birke Bull-Bischoff is a German politician. Born in WeiSenfels, Saxony-Anhalt, she represents The Left. Birke Bull-Bischoff has served as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Saxony-Anhalt since 2017.

Artocarpus sericicarpus

Artocarpus sericarpus, the peluntan, pedalai, gumihan or terap bulu, is a tropical evergreen tree species of the family Moraceae. It is the cousin of jackfruit and breadfruit. The tree originates from northern Borneo Sarawak, Malaysia Sabah, the ...

Vyborg Treatise

The Vyborg Treaty was a package of 7 documents signed in Vyborg during 1609 between Sweden and Russia on the provision by Sweden of military assistance to the government of Vasily Shuisky.


Marca may refer to: Places: Marca, Salaj, a commune in Salaj County, Romania Marca District, in the province Recuay, Peru an alternative name for Merca, Somalia Marca, a tributary of the Barcau in Salaj County, Romania Eparchy of Marca, historica ...

Helene Glatzer

Helene Glatzer was a young Communist politician who after 1933 became a German anti-government resistance activists. She died - some sources state simply that she was murdered - following several days of questioning and torture at the police faci ...

Hui Aloha Āina

Hui Aloha Āina were two Hawaiian nationalist organizations established by Native Hawaiian political leaders and statesmen and their spouses in the aftermath of the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom and Queen Liliuokalani on January 17, 1893. The ...

Diederichs (publisher)

Diederichs is a German book publisher based in Munich, Bavaria. Founded in 1896 by Eugen Diederichs, it profoundly shaped intellectual life at the beginning of the 20th century. After three generations as a family-owned enterprise, from 1988 the ...

Jordan of Quedlinburg

Jordan of Quedlinburg was an Augustinian hermit, influential writer and preacher. He is known for his advocacy of a moderate asceticism. Jordan was born around 1300 in Quedlinburg in the Duchy of Saxony. He studied at the Augustinian seminaries i ...