When Maximilian died in January 1519 his throne was competed for by his grandson Charles, king of Spain, and by Francis I.
This was at first left wholly to private enterprise; but, as Austrian buyers not only competed with each other but also with buyers from other countries, this was bound to send up prices, while the interests of the State were subordinated to private gain.
About this time he competed twice for an academy prize, but without success.
She soon became the soul of a middle-class inner council, which competed with Rigsraad itself.
From 1840 to 1860 Massachusetts-built ships competed successfully in the carrying trade of the world.
During the earlier part of that period the Magyars competed on fairly Empire.
His attention was first directed to poetry; and more than once he competed for prizes of the French Academy, but never with success.
With the Temple and its Sadducean high priests perished the Sanhedrin in which the Sadducees had competed with the Pharisees for predominance.
athletes also competed in various Open meetings during the summer.
At primary school, everyone competed in one event, a 100m dash.
At the start of each episode, the contestants competed in a time restricted challenge in which they had to create something incorporating an assigned theme in a short amount of time.
Runner-up Angelo has also competed on Top Chef: All-Stars.
A tow truck had already arrived and its flashing lights competed with a half dozen others while at least a dozen people moved about, with most of their activity directed downward.
(The proposal to build a railway from Zaila or Berbera to Harrar, which would have competed with the French line from Jibuti for the trade of southern Abyssinia, had been vetoed on grounds of general policy.) Before the withdrawal arrangements - more or less ineffective - were made for arming and organizing the tribes in the protectorate in their own defence.
In this same year he competed for the Steiner prize of the Berlin Academy, with a treatise entitled "Memoria sulle superficie de terzo ordine," and shared the award with J.
At the 1905 show, sheep of each breed, and also cross-breds, competed as (1) wether lambs under twelve months old, and (2) wether sheep above twelve and under twenty-four months old.
About 500 B.C. he competed with Choerilus and Aeschylus, when the latter made his first appearance as a writer for the stage.
After the death of Frederick the Great, his presence was competed for by the courts of France, Spain and Naples, and a residence in Berlin having ceased to possess any attraction for him, he removed to Paris in 1787.
Two scholarships of £300 a year each for four years are annually competed for by the scholars of these schools, the winners of which proceed to Europe to study a subject of their own selection which shall fit them for the future service of their country.
Foreign chapmen eagerly competed for special privileges of Skanor and Falsterbo, and the Hanseatic merchants in particular aimed at obtaining a monopoly there.
Immediately after the death of King Louis, who fell on the field of battle, the emperor Ferdinand and John Zapolya, voivode of Transylvania, competed for the vacant crown, and both were elected almost simultaneously.
Poland and Muscovy competed for his alliance, and in his more exalted moods he meditated an Orthodox crusade against the Turk at the head of the northern Sla y s.
The highest nobility of France, beginning The forms with the princes of the blood, competed for posts of Louis in the royal household, where an army of ten thousand XIV.
They also all of them claimed, under the concordat, exemption from taxes; and, since many of them indulged in commercial and industrial pursuits, they competed unfairly with other traders and manufacturers, and tended to depress the labor market.
Miletus, and later Ephesus, situated at the sea end of the other great trade route across Anatolia, competed for a time successfully with Smyrna, but both cities long ago lost their harbours and Smyrna remains without a rival.
He also has a black belt in Isshinryu Karate and has competed and won titles in martial arts and weight lifting competitions.
Red backed hawks and crested caracara competed for perches in the few yew trees I was camping in the shelter of.
Smyrna was competed in Oct 1876 and launched as a wool clipper for the Australian trading market.
Olympian athletes also competed in various Open meetings during the summer.
The 8 finalists competed in a 2½ hour cook-off at Edinburgh's Telford College on 10th March.
Outstanding quality gelding who has competed affiliated dressage last year whilst still entire has BD points.
She has competed at Prelim and Novice level dressage with an average score of 60% .
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July 22 nd 1869 Mr Duncan of Lavenham sugar beet factory has given five silver cups to be competed for in different classes.
Stuart has competed in the Glenfiddich Fiddle Championships a major competition for Scottish fiddlers as a result of being invited three times.
She also competed in the 100m where she narrowly failed to reach the final finishing fifth in her heat in 12.80 seconds.
Sarah was a member of the National Triathlon squad and competed in World Championships as an age grouper.
gurgle of a stream competed with the noises of waking insects.
gymnast for many years, Susan had already competed at international level and had represented Great Britain at two World Competitions.
On drier land, several dozen harriers competed in the popular Abbey Dash.
married women competed in the Olympics of 1900.
Dodd is a relay swimmer, while Windsor competed in the 200m individual medley.
passed the ball around well, moved around well and really competed when we had to.
Natalie Ramsey, who competed in the Women's Novice single sculls, had a very wet start to her race.
Over 100 paddlers competed in the last mini slalom on Sunday 5th February.
He has been a Gb squad member since March 2004 and has competed in Croatia and Slovenia.
Natalie Ramsey, who competed in the Women 's Novice single sculls, had a very wet start to her race.
Young reviewers competed for places on the panel to choose the winners from a shortlist selected by adults.
This will be the fifth time he has competed in the event. showing stories 736 to 750 of 1617 stories.
He has been a GB squad member since March 2004 and has competed in Croatia and Slovenia.
She also competed in the triple jump coming 4th with a distance of - 7m 18.
Wang had competed in international skating competitions herself and was able to incorporate that knowledge with her skillful design.
That same week, he competed in his first NASCAR Busch race.
In the end, Lucy Lawless, Hal Sparks, and Alfonso Ribeiro competed for the $100,000 prize.
He has also competed with the United States national team in the Ryder Cup, the President's Cup, Dunhill Cup, and WGC-World Cup.
Over the course of the contest, the participants competed for prizes.
Eric Sanchez and Danielle Turner competed on different teams during Season Nine and began dating after the show's finale.
Over the years, Hawk has competed in a variety of skating contests, earning top placements.
America's Next Top Model debuted in 2003 -- a model search where contestants competed for a $100,000 modeling contract with Cover Girl, as well photo spreads in fashion magazines.
He has appeared on Broadway, and competed in Season 7 of Dancing With the Stars.
Julianne is the youngest professional dancer that has ever competed on Dancing with the Stars.
Some may not know this, but Tim and Elisabeth did not meet after she competed on Survivor: Australian Outback or even after she appeared on The View.
The first show was called Fast Cars and Superstars, in which they competed against each other on the race track.
Kardashian was one of the celebs who competed in season seven of Dancing With the Stars.
Adam Lambert competed on the reality show American Idol, coming in second place when Kris Allen won the title.
Also in 2005, Seymour competed in the reality television show Dancing with the Stars.
The National Senior Olympics Organization started in 1985, and at the first Senior Olympics event, held in St. Louis two years later, 2,500 seniors competed for the gold, and that number is expected to continue to grow.
In the 2007 Games, more than 12,000 people competed.
At the 2007 Senior Games, we recognized athletes that have competed in every National Games from 1987 to 2007.
It initially competed against the Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), but later faced off against the much more popular Sony PlayStation.
Because it initially competed against the SNES and Genesis, it was not necessary to have huge storage capacities in the games, so the Jaguar ran primarly on cartridges up to 6MB in size.
In this way, it initially competed head to head against the NES, and as such, had far superior graphics and sound compared to its 8-bit counterpart from Nintendo.
In this way, it initially competed against the SNES and was winning, until the Sony PlayStation and Nintendo 64 (N64) hit shelves, and literally took the wind out from under the Saturn's wings.
Winning the entire competition is not the only way to reap success from having competed.
Located in both Los Angeles and Orange County, you can learn swing dancing from those who have competed and performed for years.
Many designers competed to design this marvelous tribute to our 16th President.
Despite being five months pregnant, Reece was in such good shape during her pregnancy that she competed in the pro-volleyball circuit in September 2007 according to her website GoToGabby.
Kenya was clearly proud of her bathing suit body and it showed; she won the Miss Michigan and Miss USA titles in the same year, and also competed in the Miss Universe pageant as well.
Indeed, swimmers throughout the decades have competed exclusively in their Speedos, touting the swimwear's comfort and functional prowess as being key in their respective successes.
As for that suit, should it be allowed since it's had such an effect on those who have worn it and competed while wearing it?
Many feel that Gobots never successfully competed against Transformers due to the lack of storyline.
The bad boy vampire brother created a lot of fans as he competed with Stefan for Elena's affections.
Initially, sales were slow as the product competed with many already established brands.
The original Olympic athletes competed without wearing anything.
I was trained by Jerry Thome, who competed on the men's Olympics gymnastics team.
The candidate should have either competed some of the certification requirements for Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) certification, or currently be working toward completion.
Contestants Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini competed for the top spot and 58% of the public vote went to Clarkson, making her the very first American Idol.
Given the somewhat larger size and capacity, the first-generation Zune competed primarily against the Apple iPod classic (5th generation) of the time.
While the larger hard drive-based Zunes competed against the iPod classic, the Zune 4 and Zune 8 were smaller in size and used flash memory.
As such, they competed primarily against the iPod nano.
Because of the large touchscreen, the Zune HD competed primarily against the iPod touch.
Hough competed in competitions in the UK and became the only American to win the Junior World Latin Championship and the International Latin Youth Champion award at the famed Blackpool Dancing Competition.
Since the show, Rob and Amber have married and competed on Amazing Race All-Stars.
Children as young as 8 years old competed.
A group of suitors moved into a house with New York and competed for her affection.
Over the last 16 seasons, 265 different participants have competed on Survivor, of which 30 have appeared on multiple seasons.
The pair also competed as a team on CBS' The Amazing Race, and came in second place.
For the first four seasons the contestants competed as individuals - usually three men and three women - each competing on their own.
The first two seasons of Rock of Love were set up just like most other dating shows. 20-25 girls arrived at a house, lived together, and competed to win one-on-one time with Bret Michaels.
Many of the other Gladiators competed in only one season or competed in the first couple of seasons and returned later for the last one or two seasons.
A Killer Amongst Us - Contestants competed in pairs for this one.
The title of the show is a takeoff on the movie Little Miss Sunshine, which followed a rather ordinary looking girl as she competed in a pageant.
All of the models who competed that season have been signed and are currently working.
Season 5, Project DNA - DNA stood for "Do Not Assume," but was also reflected in the contestant pool when a set of identical twins, Natalie and Adria, competed as one player, swapping out for one another during the game.
Viewers first got to know Daisy De La Hoya on VH1's Rock of Love 2, as she competed for the love of Poison front man Bret Michaels.
On Daisy of Love, Daisy got the chance to step into Bret's shoes as a group of hopeful suitors competed for her affections.
He and his father competed for almost 30 years in four wheel drive modified truck pulling competitions.
She has appeared on several other television shows, including 90210 and Fashion Police, and competed in the second season of Celebrity Apprentice where she was the seventh candidate fired.
He returned for Survivor Heroes vs Villains and competed in both seasons back-to-back.
A group of women hoping to win Ray J's heart moved into a mansion with the R&B singer and competed in a series of challenges to win dates and alone time with him.
In addition to working within the tribes for survival necessities, they competed against each other in a series of physical and mental challenges either to earn a reward or to avoid having to attend tribal council.
On Survivor: Africa, the final four contestants competed in a trivia challenge.
The premise was that 50 women competed to marry a multi-millionaire, whom they had never met.
He also competed on CMT's reality show Gone Country, which challenged musician from other genres to play country music and win the release of their own country single.
Michele Noonan competed on Big Brother 11, a season that divided the houseguests into teams based on stereotypical labels.
In Beijing, for example, she competed in 70 percent humidity and 87 degree heat, in addition to dealing with poor air quality due to smog.
LookSmart was a directory that competed with Yahoo, but was bought out by Microsoft and later abandoned.
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