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  • The birthplace of Longfellow is now a tenement house.

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  • Nothing is known of his parentage, birthplace or early life.

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  • It was the birthplace of Catherine Parr, Henry VIII.'s last queen.

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  • It was the birthplace of both Morelos and Iturbide, and was captured by Hidalgo at the beginning of the revolutionary outbreak of 1810-1 1, and by Iturbide in 1821 when on his march to Mexico City, where he was crowned emperor.

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  • Badajoz was the birthplace of the statesman Manuel de Godoy, duke of Alcudia (1767-1851), and of thepainterLuisde Morales(' 509-1586).

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  • Toby's birth certificate listed her as the mother, no father, and the naval hospital in Annapolis as his birthplace.

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  • Under the influence of Archbishop Chicheley, who had himself founded two colleges in imitation of Wykeham, and Thomas Bekynton, king's secretary and privy seal, and other Wyke - hamists, Henry VI., on the 11th of October 1440, founded, in imitation of Winchester College, "a college in the parish church of Eton by Windsor not far from our birthplace," called the King's College of the Blessed Mary of Eton by Windsor, as "a sort of first-fruits of his taking the government on himself."

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  • Shrines of the Double Axes have been found in the palace of Cnossus itself, at Hagia Triada, and in a small palace at Gournia, and many specimens of the sacred emblem occurred in the Cave Sanctuary of Dicte, the mythical birthplace of the Cretan Zeus.

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  • The Cretans themselves claimed for their island to be the birthplace of Zeus, as well as the parent of all the other divinities usually worshipped in Greece as the Olympian deities.

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  • Since Asiatic records go back much farther than those of Europe, it is natural the Asia should be thought the birthplace of civilization.

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  • His last days were spent in a cave in the parish of Sorn, near his birthplace, and there he died in 1686, worn out by hardship and privation.

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  • The son of a miller, his name originally was Johann Muller, but he called himself, from his birthplace, Joh.

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  • Above the village are the ruins of the castle of Rheingrafenstein (12th century), formerly a seat of the count palatine of the Rhine, which was destroyed by the French in 1689, and those of the castle of Ebernburg, the ancestral seat of the lords of Sickingen, and the birthplace of Franz von Sickingen, the famous landsknecht captain and protector of Ulrich von Hutten, to whom a monument was erected on the slope near the ruins in 1889.

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  • It was the birthplace of the painter Pietro Vannucci (Perugino), and possesses several of his works, but none of the first rank.

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  • Montepulciano is famous for its wine, and was the birthplace of the scholar and poet Angelo Anbrogini (1454-1494), generally known as Poliziano (Politian) and of Cardinal Bellarmine (1542-1621).

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  • According to other accounts Martigues in Provence was his birthplace, while one authority even names the Château d'Avesnes in Hainaut.

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  • Some of the old palaces are, nevertheless, of considerable interest; one especially as the birthplace of the celebrated philosopher, Marc Antonio de Dominis.

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  • Brielle is the birthplace of the famous admiral Martin van Tromp, and also of Admiral van Almonde, a distinguished commander of the early 18th century.

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  • The attention of many students has naturally been concentrated on the ancient city, the birthplace of European art and literature, and a great development of investigation and discussion in the special domain of Athenian archaeology has given birth to a voluminous literature.

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  • The sea immediately south of Formosa is the birthplace of innumerable typhoons, but the high mountains of the island protect it partially against the extreme violence of the wind.

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  • It was the birthplace of the well-known condottiere Erasmo Gattamelata.

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  • It was the birthplace of Heraclides Ponticus.

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  • As to his birthplace the testimonies are conflicting.

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  • Vukcic - or Cosaccia, as he is frequently called by the contemporary chroniclers, from his birthplace, Cosacwas the first and last holder of the title "Duke of St Sava," conferred on him by the emperor Frederick III.

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  • Bayamo was the birthplace and the home of Carlos Manuel de Cespedes (1819-1874), first president of the "first" Cuban republic, and was also the birthplace and home of Tomas Estrada Palma (1835-1908), first president of the present Cuban republic.

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  • Amiternum was the birthplace of the historian Sallust.

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  • It was the birthplace of Strabo.

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  • Inver, near the mouth of the Bran, was the birthplace of the two famous fiddlers, Niel Gow (1727-1807) and his son Nathaniel (1766-1831).

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  • It was the birthplace of several well-known persons, among others of John Law (1671-1729), originator of the Mississippi scheme, Lauriston Castle being situated in the parish.

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  • It was the birthplace of Colonel Ephraim Elmer Ellsworth (1837-1861), the first Federal officer to lose his life in the Civil War.

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  • It is close to the site of the ancient Aquinum, a municipium in the time of Cicero, and made a colony by the Triumviri, the birthplace of Juvenal and of the emperor Pescennius Niger.

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  • It has been generally assumed that Egypt was the birthplace of the glass industry.

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  • The claims of Syria and Egypt are at the present time so equally balanced that it is advisable to regard the question of the birthplace of the glass industry as one that has still to be settled.

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  • One district city, Ho-fei, is noted as having been the birthplace of Li Hungchang (1822-190,).

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  • It was the birthplace of the poet Catullus.

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  • The chief towns in the interior were Amasia, on the Iris, the birthplace of Strabo, the capital of Mithradates the Great, and the burial-place of the earlier kings, whose tombs still exist; Comana, higher up the river, a famous centre of the worship of the goddess Ma (or Cybele); Zela, another great religious centre, refounded by Pompey, now Zilch; Eupatoria, refounded by Pompey as Magnopolis at the junction of the Lycus and Iris; Cabira, Pompey's Diospolis, afterwards Neocaesarea, now Niksar; Sebastopolis on the Scylax, now Sulu Seral; Sebasteia, now Sivas; and Megalopolis, a foundation of Pompey, somewhere in the same district.

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  • Agyrion was the birthplace of the historian Diodorus Siculus.

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  • Messina was the birthplace of Dicaearchus, the historian (c. 322 B.C.); Aristocles, the Peripatetic; Euhemerus, the rationalist (c. 316 B.C.); Stefano Protonotario, Mazzeo di Ricco and Tommaso di Sasso, poets of the court of Frederick II.

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  • Alba was the birthplace of the emperor Pertinax.

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  • Deriving from his birthplace the culture, literary and philosophical, of Magna Graecia, and having gained the friendship of the greatest of the Romans living in that great age, he was of all the early writers most fitted to be the medium of conciliation between the serious genius of ancient Greece and the serious genius of Rome.

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  • No record is kept of this, and we can trace it only through the census statistics of birthplace.

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  • The Emperor Tacitus and his brother Florianus were probably natives of Interamna, which also has been claimed as the birthplace of Tacitus the historian, but with less reason.

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  • It is the birthplace of the first Pippin, distinguished as Pippin of Landen from his grandson Pippin of Herstal.

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  • Berkeley was the birthplace of Dr Edward Jenner (1749), who is buried in the church.

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  • It was the birthplace of both the elder and the younger Pliny, the latter of whom founded baths and a library here and gave money for the support of orphan children.

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  • A house called Pindar Lodge stands on the site of the birthplace of John Wolcot ("Peter Pindar," 1738-1819).

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  • Bowden, to the south of the hills, was the birthplace of the poets Thomas Aird (1802-1876) and James Thomson, and its parish church contains the burial-place of the dukes of Roxburghe.

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  • His proper name was Tommaso 1 de Vio, but he adopted that of Cajetan from his birthplace.

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  • Servetus at Geneva makes Villanueva his birthplace, assigning it to the adjoining diocese of Lerida.

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  • At the age of twenty-four he entered the priesthood, becoming one of two curates under the incumbent of Pingjum, a village near his birthplace.

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  • It was the birthplace of Moltke, to whom a monument was erected in 1876.

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  • Chaeroneia is also notable as the birthplace of Plutarch, who returned to his native town in old age, and was held in honour by its citizens for many successive generations.

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  • Arolsen is the birthplace of the sculptor C. Rauch and of the painters Wilhelm and Friedrich Kaulbach.

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  • It became an important stronghold of the Plantagenets from the time of Edward III., and was the birthplace of Richard III.

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  • It is the birthplace of Sir William Herschel, the astronomer, of the brothers Schlegel, of Ifliand and of the historian Pertz.

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  • It is the birthplace of John Henley the orator (1692-1759).

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  • They have been celebrated as the birthplace of King Arthur, or as the stronghold of King Mark, in a host of medieval romances, and in the poems of Tennyson and Swinburne.

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  • The subjects to which most importance is attached from the international standpoint are age, sex, civil condition, birthplace, illiteracy and certain infirmities.

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  • In 1905, however, the returns published in the colonial reports were combined with those of the United Kingdom, and the subjects of house-room, sex, age, civil condition, birthplace, occupation, and, where available, instruction, religion and infirmities, were reviewed as fully as the want of uniformity in the material permitted (Command paper, 2860, 1906).

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  • In consideration of the large immigrant population again, the birthplace of each parent is recorded, with details as to nationality, naturalization and date of immigration.

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  • Five years later, the increase of the population justified the further addition of particulars regarding birthplace and education.

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  • The standard schedule, in addition to the leading facts of sex, age, civil condition, birthplace, occupation and house-room, includes education and sickness as well as infirmities, and leaves the return of religious denomination optional with the householder.

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  • In 1904, however, they were counted on a very simple schedule, by sex and by large age-groups up to 40 years old, with a return of birthplace, in a form affording a fair indication of race.

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  • The schedule adopted contains in addition to the standard subjects of sex, age, civil condition, birthplace, occupation and infirmities, columns for mother-tongue, religion and sect, and caste and sub-caste.

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  • Cyllene was reputed to be his birthplace, the islands of Lemnos, Imbros and Samothrace, in which he was associated with the Cabeiri and Attica.

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  • Greenwich is illustrious as the birthplace of Henry VIII., Mary and Elizabeth.

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  • Allington Castle was the birthplace of Sir Thomas Wyat.

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  • It is of historic interest as the birthplace and ',capital of Alompra, the founder of the last Burmese dynasty.

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  • Both Libra and the sign it eventually superseded thus owned a Chaldaean birthplace.

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  • It was the birthplace of Thomas of Celano, the author of the Dies Irae.

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  • It is noted also as the birthplace of Caldas, the Colombian naturalist, and of Mosquera, the geographer.

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  • Their settlement was called Newtown until 1637, when the present name was adopted from Hertford, England, the birthplace of Stone.

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  • Haverhill was the birthplace of Whittier, who lived here in 1807-1836, and who in his poem Haverhill, written for the 250th anniversary of the town in 1890, and in many of his other poems, gave the poet's touch to the history, the legends and the scenery of his native city.

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  • His birthplace, the scene of Snow-Bound in the eastern part of the city, is owned by the Whittier Association and is open to visitors.

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  • George Cabot lived for many years in Beverly, which he represented in the provincial congress (1779); Nathan Dane (1752-1835) was also a resident; and it was the birthplace of Wilson Flagg (1805-1884), the author of Studies in the Field and Forest (1857), The Woods and By-Ways of New England (1872), The Birds and Seasons of New England (1875), and A Year with the Birds (1881).

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  • It was also the birthplace and early home of Lucy Larcom (1826-1893), and the scene of much of her Story of a New England Girlhood (Boston, 188q).

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  • In the view of many authorities this version was first produced at Carthage, but recent writers are inclined to regard Antioch as its birthplace, a view which is supported by the remarkable agreement of its readings with the Lucianic recension and with the early Syriac MSS.

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  • In 1672 he was ordained priest, and remained till 1681 as under-chaplain at Nesne, a little parish near his birthplace; for eight years more he was resident chaplain at Nesne; and at last in 1689 he received the living of Alstahoug, the most important in the north of Norway.

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  • The "Shoulder of Mutton" Inn, now known as the "Siddons Wine Vaults," was the birthplace in 1755 of Mrs Siddons.

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  • Litchfield was the birthplace of Ethan Allen; of Henry Ward Beecher; of Harriet Beecher Stowe, whose novel, Poganuc People, presents a picture of social conditions in Litchfield during her girlhood; of Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (1760-1833); of John Pierpont (1785-1866), the poet, preacher and lecturer; and of Charles Loring Brace, the philanthropist.

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  • The city was the birthplace of General Prim (1814-1870) and of the painter Mariano Fortuny (1839-1874).

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  • Knutsford was the birthplace of Sir Henry Holland, Physician Extraordinary to Queen Victoria (1788-1873); and his son, the second Sir Henry, who was secretary of state for the colonies (1887-1892), was raised to the peerage in 1888 with the title of Baron Knutsford.

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  • His monograph on the history of his birthplace still preserves much of its original value.

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  • But a higher interest attaches to the palace as the birthplace of Queen Victoria in 1819; and here her accession was announced to her.

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  • The district called Dardania (in Upper Moesia), inhabited by the Illyrian Dardani, was formed into a special province by Diocletian with capital Naissus (Nissa or Nish), the birthplace of Constantine the Great.

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  • Shapinshay (765) was the birthplace of William Irving, father of Washington Irving.

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  • Augustus visited it during the Pannonian wars in 12-10 B.C. and it was the birthplace of Tiberius's son by Julia, in the latter year.

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  • A house in Blake Street, largely restored, was the birthplace of Admiral Blake in 1598.

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  • Gothenburg was the birthplace of the poet Bengt Lidner (1757-1793) and two of Sweden's greatest sculptors, Bengt Erland Fogelberg (1786-1854) and Johann Peter Molin (1814-1873).

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  • In the broad market-place is a great statue of King Alfred, executed by Count Gleichen and unveiled in 1877; for Wantage is famous as the birthplace of the king in 849.

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  • Esztergom is one of the oldest towns of Hungary, and is famous as the birthplace of St Stephen,the first prince crowned "apostolic king" of Hungary.

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  • It was the birthplace of John Claudius London (1783-1843), the landscape gardener and writer on horticulture, whose Arboretum et Fruticetum Britannicum still ranks as an authority.

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  • He halted his army in pious respect before the birthplace of a Latin writer, carried Livy or Caesar on his campaigns with him, and his panegyrist Panormita did not think it an incredible lie to say that the king was cured of an illness by having a few pages of Quintus Curtius read to him.

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  • This city was also the birthplace of Pope Clement XI., of several cardinals of the Alban family, and of Bernardino Baldi, Fabretti, and other able scholars.

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  • Eger was the birthplace of the novelist and playwright Braun von Braunthal (1802-1866).

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  • There seems, therefore, no reason to doubt his existence, although nothing is known of his life, and even his birthplace is uncertain.

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  • Lausanne has been the birthplace of many distinguished men, such as Benjamin Constant, the Secretans, Vinet and Rambert.

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  • His name was Lha-tho thori gnyan-tsan, otherwise Gnyan-tsan of Lha-tho thori, according to the custom usual in Tibet of calling great personages after the name of their birthplace.

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  • At the age of fourteen he was apprenticed to a London apothecary named Bevans, and he afterwards returned to the neighbourhood of his birthplace, and carried on business at Plymouth with the co-operation of his master, under the title of Bevans & Cookworthy.

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  • Eretria was the birthplace of the tragedian Achaeus and of the "Megarian" philosopher Menedemus.

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  • N.W., was the birthplace of Sir Charles Lyell the geologist; and Cortachy castle, a fine mansion in the Scottish Baronial style, about 4 m.

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  • It was the birthplace of the poet Vittorio Alfieri.

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  • It was the birthplace of John Parker Hale.

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  • It was the birthplace of the philosopher Anaxagoras.

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  • Coaxdon House, the birthplace in 1602 of Sir Symonds d'Ewes, the Puritan historian, is about 2 m.

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  • It was the birthplace of the sculptor and painter, Gaspar Becarra.

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  • Marton, west of Ormesby, was the birthplace of Captain Cook (1728).

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  • Bergen is the birthplace of the poets Ludvig Holberg (1684-1754) and Johan Welhaven (1807-1873), of Johan Dahl the painter (1788-1857), of Ole Bull (1810-1880) and Edvard Grieg the musicians.

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  • When the fashion of personal nicknames passed away, the members of the royal house were usually named from their birthplace, as Thomas " of Brotherton," Thomas "of Woodstock," Edmund of Woodstock," Edmund " of Langley," Lionel " of Antwerp," and so forth.

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  • It was the birthplace of the painter generally known as Il Pordenone.

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  • Two others are proclamations commemorating visits paid by the king, one to the dome erected over the ashes of Konagamana, the Buddha, another to the birthplace of Gotama, the Buddha.

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  • After the fall of Numantia, and still more after the death of Sertorius (72 B.C.), the Celtiberians became gradually romanized, and town life grew up among their valleys; Clunia, for instance, became a Roman municipality, and ruins of its walls, gates and theatre testify to its civilization; while Bilbilis (Bambola), another municipality, was the birthplace of the eminently Roman poet Martial.

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  • His last days were spent at Dacora his birthplace, where he died about 393.

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  • At Lichfield, his birthplace and his early home, he had inherited some friends and acquired others.

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  • Especially interesting is the figure of Aesculapius, whose traditional birthplace was Epidaurum or Epidaurus, the parent city of Ragusa.

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  • Nathaniel Hawthorne's birthplace was built before 1692; another house - now reconstructed and used as a social settlement - is pointed out as the original "house of seven gables."

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  • It was the birthplace of the painter, Raphael Mengs (1728-1779).

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  • Raleigh was the birthplace of President Andrew Johnson; the house in which he was born has been removed to Pullen Park.

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  • Al-Bailawi, who lived in the 13th century A.D., is buried at the town of Tanta, in the Delta, and his tomb attracts many thousands of visitors at each of the three festivals held yearly in his honor; Ed-Deski is also much revered, and his festivals draw together, in like manner, great crowds to his birthplace, the town of Desk.

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  • The castle was the birthplace of Ruggiero di Loria, the great Italian admiral of the 13th century.

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  • He died at his birthplace, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, on the 7th of October 1894.

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  • The Museo Civico contains antiquities discovered during excavations near the town (in 1880-1884) in the Picene necropolis, dating from the 8th-4th centuries B.C. The town is the birthplace of the condottiere Niccolo Mauruzzi, and of the learned Francis Philelphus, one of the first disseminators of classical literature, who was born in 1398.

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  • Besides Kuhschwanz, a peculiar kind of beer, it manufactures tobacco, cigars, shoes and hosiery; and coal-mining is carried on in the neighbourhood, It was the birthplace of the naturalist Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg (1795-1876), and the political economist Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch (1808-1883), to the latter of whom a statue has been erected.

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  • For Mahomet proclaimed it the duty of every Mussulman, once at least in his life, to visit Mecca; the result being that the birthplace of the Prophet is now the religious centre of the whole Mahommedan world (see Mahommedan Religion; Caravan; Mecca) .

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  • His name was originally "von Heidenberg," but according to the fashion of the times he adopted the name of his birthplace.

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  • Kilwinning is the traditional birthplace of Scottish freemasonry, the lodge, believed to have been founded by the foreign architects and masons who came to build the abbey, being regarded as the mother lodge in Scotland.

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  • Be this as it may, the identification of a North American type of camel from the Tertiary strata of eastern Europe forms another connecting link between the extinct faunas of the northern half of the Old World and North America, and thus tends to show that the claim of America to be the exclusive birthplace of many Old World types may have to be reconsidered.

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  • It was the birthplace of the painter Giorgio Barbarelli (Il Giorgione, 1477-1512), and the cathedral contains one of his finest works, the Madonna with SS.

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  • Kosala is also famous as the early home of Buddhism, and of the kindred religion of Jainism, and claims to be the birthplace of the founders of both these faiths.

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  • It was besieged more than once in the 17th century, and is said to have been the birthplace of Admiral Sir William Penn, whose more famous son founded Pennsylvania.

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  • In 1847 the dispute in the Church of the Nativity at Bethlehem about the right to mark with a star the birthplace of Christ became one of the prime causes of the Crimean war.

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  • Charondas, a citizen of Catina, is famous as its lawgiver, but his date and his birthplace are alike uncertain; the fragments preserved of his laws show that they belong to a somewhat primitive period.

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  • W., being the site of a Roman settlement; Merchiston Hall, to the N.W., was the birthplace of Admiral Sir Charles Napier.

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  • Three miles east of Boli, at Eskihissar, are the ruins of Bithynium, the birthplace of Antinous, also called Antinoopolis, and in Byzantine times Claudiopolis.

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  • Schoritz was the birthplace of the patriot and poet, Ernst Moritz Arndt.

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  • Domremy was the birthplace of Joan of Arc, and the cottage in which'she was born still stands.

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  • It was the birthplace of Sir Thomas Urquhart, the translator of Rabelais.

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  • James McNeill Whistler was born here in 1834, and in 1907 his birthplace in Worthen Street was purchased by the Art Association to be used as its headquarters and as an art museum and gallery; it was dedicated in 1908, and in the same year a replica of Rodin's statue of Whistler was bought for the city.

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  • Bogota was founded in 1538 by Gonzalez Ximenes Quesada and was named Santa Fe de Bogota after his birthplace Santa Fe, and after the southern capital of the Chibchas, Bacata (or Funza).

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  • The importance of Boeotia for Greek civilization is further shown by the ancient worship of the Muses on Mount Helicon, and the fact that the oldest poet whose birthplace was known was the Boeotian Hesiod.

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  • Where, as is generally the case, detail of sex, age, conjugal condition and birthplace is included in the return, the census results can be co-ordinated with those of the parallel registration of marriages, births, deaths and migration, thus forming the basis of what are summarily termed vital statistics, the source of our information regarding the nature and causes of the process of "peopling," i.e.

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  • The return of birthplace which usually forms part of the census inquiry, affords supplementary information on the subject of immigration.

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  • Kecskemet was the birthplace of the Hungarian dramatist J6zsef Katona (1792-1830), author of the historical drama, Bdnk-Bdn (1815).

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  • By the fall of the Safawid dynasty Persia lost her race of national monarchs, considered not only in respect of origin and birthplace but in essence and in spirit.

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  • Biberach is the birthplace of the sculptor Johann Lorenz Natter (1705-1763) and the painter Bernhard Neher (1806-1886); Christoph Martin Wieland, born in 1733 at the neighbouring village of Oberholzheim, spent several years in the town.

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  • Among the celebrities of Hoorn are William Schouten, who discovered in 1616 the passage round Cape Horn, or Hoorn, as he named it in honour of his birthplace; Abel Janszoon Tasman, whose fame is associated with Tasmania; and Jan Pietersz Coen, governorgeneral of the Dutch East Indies.

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  • It supplied a birthplace to Apollo and Artemis, who were born beneath a palm tree beside its sacred lake, and became for ever sacred to these twin deities.

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  • Stettin was the birthplace of the empress Catherine II.

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  • Blantyre was founded in 1876 by Scottish missionaries, and is named after the birthplace of David Livingstone.

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  • It was the birthplace of Mozart and of the painter Hans Makart (1840-1884).

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  • Here and there persons are glanced at, while the whole scenery of his birthplace and its neighbourhood is curiously worked in; but for the most part the satire is typical rather than individual, and it is on the whole a rather negative satire.

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  • It is the birthplace of the poet Alois Blumauer (1755-1798).

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  • His surname was usually derived by later Greek writers from the name of his supposed birthplace, Gonni (Gonnus) in Thessaly; some take it to be a Macedonian word signifying an iron plate for protecting the knee; neither conjecture is a happy one, and in our ignorance of the Macedonian language it must remain unexplained.

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  • Horsens is the birthplace of the navigator Vitus Bering or Behring (1680), the Arctic explorer.

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  • He did not remain long in his birthplace.

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  • He died at his castle of Soultberg, near his birthplace, on the 26th of November 1851.

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  • Greenock was the birthplace of James Watt, William Spence (1777-1815) and Dr John Caird (1820-1898), principal of Glasgow University, who died in the town and was buried in Greenock cemetery.

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  • In 1845 Marx wrote of the Young-Hegelians that to separate history from natural science and industry was like separating the soul from the body, and "finding the birthplace of history, not in the gross material production on earth, but in the misty cloud formation of heaven" (Die heilige Familie, p. 238).

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  • The history and development of railways in England, their birthplace, and in Ireland and Scotland, with illustrative statistics, are considered under the heading UNITED KINGDOM.

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  • Hardly a mile west was Rudiae, the birthplace of the poet Ennius, spoken of by Silius Italicus as worthy of mention for that reason alone.

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  • Chrudim was the birthplace of Joseph Ressel (1793-1857), honoured in Austria as the inventor of the screw propeller.

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  • Its gateway, erected in 1504, and remaining in St John's Square, served various purposes after the suppression of the monasteries, being, for example, the birthplace of the Gentleman's Magazine in 1731, and the scene of Dr Johnson's work in connexion with that journal.

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  • His birthplace, an unpretentious little house in one of the tortuous older streets, can be distinguished by the tablet which the municipal authorities have affixed to its front wall.

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  • Denholm, about midway between Hawick and Jedburgh, was the birthplace of John Leyden the poet.

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  • S.E., is declared by tradition to be the birthplace of Don Quixote himself.

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  • In literature the chief glory of Chios was the school of epic poets called Homeridae, who helped to create a received text of Homer and gave the island the reputation of being the poet's birthplace.

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  • Asisium was probably the birthplace of Propertius.

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  • Probably from his birthplace in Monmouthshire he was called Henry of Grosmont.

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  • The birthplace of the group was evidently in the northern hemisphere - possibly in east Central Asia.

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  • Possibly, however, its birthplace may prove to be Africa; if so, we shall have a case analogous to that of the African elephant, namely that while giraffes flourished during the Pliocene in Asia (where they may have originated), they survive only in Africa.

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  • Whether its birthplace was in Africa or to the north, it is, however, clear that the hollow-horned ruminants are essentially an Old World group, which only effected an entrance into North America at a comparatively recent date, and never succeeded in reaching South America.

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  • The camels (Tylopoda) certainly originated in the northern hemisphere, but although their birthplace has been confidently claimed for North America, an equal, if not stronger, claim may be made on the part of Central Asia.

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  • A memorial tablet, with an inscription by Archbishop Benson, is placed in the Cathedral at Truro; and Mr Passmore Edwards erected a public institute in his honour at Launceston, near his birthplace.

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  • It was the birthplace of James II.

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  • He gave to his birthplace the free library and public baths, and, in 1903, the estate of Pittencrieff Park and Glen, rich in historical associations as well as natural charm, together with bonds yielding 25,000 a year, in trust for the maintenance of the park, the support of a theatre for the production of plays of the highest merit, the periodical exhibitions of works of art and science, the promotion of horticulture among the working classes and the encouragement of technical education in the district.

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  • It was the birthplace of Dr John Brown, author of Rab and his Friends, whose father was secession minister in the town.

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  • Tricca in Thessaly and Epidaurus in Argolis disputed the honour of his birthplace, but an oracle declared in favour of Epidaurus.

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  • In its original sense it does not apply either to the island of Ortygia at Syracuse, or to Ortygia near Ephesus, which also claimed the honour of having been the birthplace of the goddess.

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  • The Greeks of Ephesus identified her with their own Artemis, and claimed that her birthplace Ortygia was near Ephesus, not in Delos.

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  • On an eminence above it lie the ruins of the castle of Dillenburg, founded by Count Henry the Rich of Nassau, about the year 12J5, and the birthplace of Prince William of Orange (1533).

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  • It was the birthplace of Greek navigation, for this seems to be implied in the story of the Argonauts, who started from this neighbourhood in quest of the golden fleece.

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  • Hanau is the birthplace of the brothers Grimm, to whom a monument was erected here in 1896.

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  • It was the birthplace of Roger Wolcott, of the older Oliver Wolcott (1726-1797), of Oliver Ellsworth (whose home is now a historical museum), and of Edward Rowland Sill.

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  • Among colonial houses still standing are the birthplace of Count Rumford (in North Woburn), built about 1714, and now preserved by the Rumford Historical Association as a depository for the Rumford Library and historical memorials, and the Baldwin mansion (built partly in 1661 and later enlarged), the home of Loammi Baldwin (1780-1838), known as "the father of civil engineering in America."

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  • The birthplace of the Niger is in a deep ravine 2800 ft.

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  • As the birthplace and residence of Krishna, it is the most sacred spot in this part of India, and its principal temple is visited annually by many thousand pilgrims. The approach from the sea is by a fine flight of stone steps, and the great spire rises to a height of 150 ft.

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  • It is celebrated as the Elsinore of Shakespeare's tragedy of Hamlet, and was the birthplace of Saxo Grammaticus, from whose history the story of Hamlet is derived.

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  • A manuscript of the Ayodhya-kand, said to be in the poet's own hand, exists at Rajapur in Banda, his reputed birthplace.

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  • The convent and church of Santa Teresa mark the supposed birthplace of the saint whose name they bear (c. 1515-1582).

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  • Life's unpredictable cycle has brought Kay to live in Painswick, just a mile or two from her mothers ' birthplace.

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  • En route you will pass a monument marking the birthplace of the writer James Hogg.

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  • Under Thomson and Rutherford, it became the birthplace of nuclear physics.

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  • It appears that the police were detaining all students or youths whose identity papers showed a birthplace in the south-eastern, mainly Kurdish provinces.

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  • We cannot find a birthplace for Luke in the UK.

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  • A town trail, takes in interesting old buildings including the birthplace of Anthony Pane the " Cornish Giant " .

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  • Burnham Market Burnham Rectory was the reputed birthplace of Admiral Lord Nelson.

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  • It is said that Christianity is dying on its feet in its own birthplace.

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  • Save John Muir House Campaign Created to save the historic birthplace in Dunbar from destruction.

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  • One may reside in a province without it being the person's original birthplace.

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  • A Tradition of Genetic Improvement The UK is the birthplace of modern scientific pig breeding.

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  • Unfortunately, Nelsons birthplace was demolished just after his father's death and replaced by the present rectory.

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  • The MC (medium coeli) is where the meridian of the birthplace meets the ecliptic.

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  • In the 5th century central government moved there & was subsequently the birthplace of the infamous Spanish inquisition.

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  • The beautiful Shakespeare Rose, which changes from pale pink to dark pink in color, is exclusive to the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

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  • It features the northernmost terminus of the Kent & East Sussex Railroad and is the birthplace of pioneering printer William Caxton.

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  • Adelaide is the birthplace of South Australian viticulture and the home of South Australia's most famous wine, Penfolds Grange.

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  • It was the birthplace of Simon Bolivar, and claims the distinction of being the first colony in South America to overthrow Spanish colonial authority.

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  • In the days of its greatest power Rhodes became famous as a centre of pictorial and plastic art; it gave rise to a school of eclectic oratory whose chief representative was Apollonius Molon, the teacher of Cicero; it was the birthplace of the Stoic philosopher Panaetius; the home of the poet Apollonius Rhodius and the historian Posidonius.

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  • Cavour well knew the unpopularity that would fall upon him by consenting to the cession of Nice, the birthplace of Garibaldi, and Savoy, the cradle of the royal house; but he realized the necessity of the sacrifice, if central Italy was to be won.

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  • The birthplace of Longfellow is now a tenement house at the corner of Fore and Hancock streets, near the Grand.

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  • Portland was the birthplace of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Thomas Brackett Reed, Edward Preble and his nephew George Henry Preble, Mrs Parton ("Fanny Fern"), Nathaniel Parker Willis, Seargent Smith Prentiss and Neal Dow, and it was the home of William Pitt Fessenden, Theophilus Parsons and Simon Greenleaf.

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  • His independence (which his detractors attributed in some degree to his alleged susceptibility to Tory compliments) brought him into collision both with the Liberal caucus and with the party organization in Newcastle itself, but Cowen's personal popularity and his remarkable powers as an orator triumphed in his own birthplace, and he was again elected in 1885 in spite of Liberal opposition.

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  • According to other accounts Martigues in Provence was his birthplace, while one authority even names the Château d'Avesnes in Hainaut.

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  • From Esslingen the Neckar becomes broader and deeper and its valley very picturesque, and after passing Cannstatt, from which point it is navigable for small craft, it flows through vine-clad hills by the pleasant village of Marbach, Schiller's birthplace, receives at Besigheim the waters of its most considerable tributary, the Enz, swirls down by Lauffen, and enters the beautiful vale of Heilbronn.

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  • Derby is the birthplace of David Humphreys (1752-1818), a soldier, diplomatist and writer, General Washington's aide and military secretary from 1780 until the end of the War of Independence, the first minister of the United States to Portugal (1790-1797) and minister to Spain in 1797-1802, and one of the "Hartford Wits."

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  • The only serious rival was the Irish rule of Columban; and here it will be in place to say a word on Irish monasticism, which, in its birthplace, stood aloof to the end from the general movement.

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  • This first settled part of Braintree - a name given in 1640 to the community then organized - after 1708 was officially called the North Precinct of the Town of Braintree; here the Adamses and the Hancocks lived, and Quincy was the birthplace of John Hancock - in a house on Hancock lot lived the first Josiah Quincy; the Mount Wollaston farm was a legacy to John Quincy (1689-1767), in whose honour the township was named on its separation from the township of Braintree in 1792, and whose name was borne by his great grandson, John Quincy Adams. In 1826 a railway about 4 m.

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  • Ipek has been incorrectly identified by some writers with Doclea or Dioclea (Dukle in Montenegro), the birthplace of Diocletian, and the capital of a small principality which was overthrown by the Bulgarians in the 11th century.

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  • It is also the legendary birthplace of Quetzalcóatl, the Aztec serpent god.

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  • Adelaide is the birthplace of South Australian viticulture and the home of South Australia 's most famous wine, Penfolds Grange.

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  • Most famously known as the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts of America, the Wayne Gordon House was built in 1818 by Savannah Mayor James Moore Wayne.

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  • The birthplace of civilization has also birthed an increasingly popular diet, the Mediterranean Diet, which has reportedly helped countless individuals drop unwanted pounds.

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  • He moved around a lot -- from his birthplace of Santa Monica, California, to Washington and Oregon.

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  • As to the reason why Freeman was traveling down south, well, he hails from Memphis, Tennessee and owns the Ground Zero Blues Club located in Clarksdale (considered the birthplace of the Blues), Mississippi.

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  • Cincinnati is the birthplace of Tyrone Power, the screen legend known for The Mark of Zorro and The Razor's Edge.

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  • Many, like The Kid's Window, are based in the UK, the birthplace of punk.

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  • Everyone knows that the American south is the birthplace and home of gospel music, and the genre is still very much alive and well today.

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  • The United States is the birthplace of the Disney empire.

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  • Upon her death, in 1963, she was buried with honor in her birthplace of Barcelona.

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  • At the age of 12, he began studying ballet there, but after only four years his talent outgrew his birthplace, and he moved to study in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), in Russia.

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  • While his artistic life is firmly rooted in America, the roots of his birthplace shine through in his precise style of dancing that has thrilled audiences for decades.

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  • Los Angeles is the birthplace of West Coast Swing, so this is a popular class in the region.

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  • You can track a family's migration, document the birth of children and discover clues as to a person's parentage and birthplace.

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  • Respondents were asked their relationship to the head of the household and parents' birthplace.

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  • Other information is often contained in the records as well, such as parent's names, birthplace, maiden name, and military service or fraternal organization membership.

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  • Japan is the birthplace of Godzilla, a giant fictional monster created by atomic radiation.

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  • To develop the most accurate star sign compatibility rating, an astrologer must know the exact day, year and preferably the time of birth of two partners, along with their geographical birthplace.

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  • To get your report, you'll be required to enter some personal information such as your name, e-mail address, gender, birthdate, and birthplace, as well as your current country of residence.

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  • Founded in 1833 under the brand Lecoultre & Co. the manufacture was one of the first teams of clockmakers to inhabit Vallée de Joux, and is largely responsible for marking the area as the birthplace of horology.

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  • The birthplace of yoga, India, has led the way in scientific research.

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  • Every trend like this has its birthplace, and for hyphy, that birthplace is the Bay Area, where hyphy is THE sound of the moment.

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  • In fact, some consider New Orleans to be the birthplace of jazz.

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  • However, while Nashville might be today's country capital, it is not considered to be the birthplace of country music.

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  • Memphis is often called the "birthplace of the blues," and while some argue that blues was also going strong in New Orleans and Chicago, Memphis' Beale Street was - and is - the center of blues culture.

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  • Her birthplace is Inglewood, California.

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  • Several non-canon sources give biographical details such as her birthdate (2237) and birthplace (New Orleans, Louisiana, Earth).

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  • Why all the cities of Greece dispute the honour of being his birthplace is because the Iliad and the Odyssey are not the work of one, but of many popular poets, and a true creation of the Greek people which is in every city of Greece.

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  • His first known occupation was that of a glass-painter; in 1522 he painted windows for the church at Enkhuizen, North Holland (the birthplace of Paul Potter).

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  • Among the old houses one, dating from the 16th century, was the birthplace of Blaise Pascal, whose statue stands in a neighbouring square.

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  • Stavanger is the birthplace of Kjelland the novelist (1849).

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  • It was the birthplace of Henry VIII., Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth, and here Edward VI.

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  • Iulis was the birthplace of the lyric poets Simonides and Bacchylides, the philosophers Prodicus and Ariston, and the physician Erasistratus; the excellence of its laws was so generally recognized that the title of Cean Laws passed into a proverb.

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  • In the Volscian territory lay the little town of Velitrae (Velletri), the birthplace of Augustus.

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  • The two were associated in the administration and in the simple country occupations of the seaside villa of Lorium, the birthplace of Pius, to which he loved to retire.

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  • Halliwell-Phillipps, and was handed over to the trustees of the birthplace in 1876.

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  • St Michael's, the parish church, has a striking Perpendicular tower, an arch of carved oak dividing its nave and chancel, a magnificent rood-loft, and a 13th-century monument doubtfully described as the tomb of Bracton, the famous lawyer, whose birthplace, according to local tradition, was Bratton Court in the vicinity.

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  • It was the birthplace of the painter Cima da Conegliano, a fine altarpiece by whom is in the cathedral (1492).

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  • Nieder-Ingelheim is, according to one tradition, the birthplace of Charlemagne, and it possesses the ruins of an old palace built by that emperor between 768 and 774.

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  • He died at his birthplace on the 14th of November 1829.

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  • The birthplace of Bruce is not certainly known, but was probably Turnberry, his mother's castle on the coast of Ayr.

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  • There are manufactures of boots and shoes, straw and leather goods, carpets, &c. Westboro was the birthplace of Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin.

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  • Blantyre Works (pop. 1683) was the birthplace of David Livingstone (1813-1873) and his brother Charles (1821-1873), who as lads were both employed as piecers in a local cotton-mill.

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  • His birthplace has been variously given as Duns in Berwickshire, Dunum (Down) in Ulster, and Dunstane in Northumberland, but there is not sufficient evidence to settle the question.

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