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  1. Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (14006 bytes)
    1: ...:Baden-powell.jpg|thumb|Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell]]
    2: ...uary 8]], [[1941]]) was a soldier, writer and founder of the world [[Scouting]] movement.
    5: ...y his mother, [[Henrietta Grace]], a strong woman determined her children would succeed, of whom he wo...
    7: .... He also played the piano and violin, was an ambidextrous artist of some talent, and enjoyed acting. ...
    11: In [[1876]], Baden-Powell joined the 13th [[Hussars]] in [[India]]....

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  1. Melisende of Jerusalem (16880 bytes)
    1: ...al, possibly Melisende herself, from the [[Melisende Psalter]]]]
    3: '''Melisende''' ([[1105]] - [[September 11]], [[1161]]) was [[...
    5: ... was named after her paternal grandmother, Melisende of Montlhery, wife of Hugh I, [[Count of Rethel]]...
    9: ...reginam, cui jure hereditario competebat." Melisende was no mere regent-queen (for her son Baldwin III...
    11: ...hter as a capable successor to himself and Melisende enjoyed the support of the ''[[Haute Cour of Jeru...
  2. Mary I of Scotland (27810 bytes)
    7: ...of Scots,''' was the ruler of [[Scotland]] from [[December 14]], [[1542]] – [[July 24]], [[1567]...
    9: ...[[1516]] – [[1558]]), and whose reign coincided with that of Mary, Queen of Scots.
    12: ...ames V of Scotland]] and his French wife, [[Marie de Guise]].
    15: ...es of the royal house had gone extinct before the death of Mary's father.
    17: ...Stuart during her time in France, and she and her descendants stuck with it.)
  3. Catherine II of Russia (9308 bytes)
    2: ...Gustav III of Sweden]] and [[Charles XIII of Sweden]], Catherine exemplified an "[[enlightened absol...
    5: ... the throne, triumphant about her bloodless and widely supported coup d'etat. Six months later, on [[J...
    9: ...ated to make this document the law, but she disbanded the commission before it took effect, possibly h...
    11: ... freed the nobles from state service and taxes; made noble status hereditary; and gave the nobles full...
    13: ...ncouraged foreign investment in economically underdeveloped areas. Third, Catherine relaxed the censor...
  4. Denis Diderot (13048 bytes)
    1: ...age:DiderotVanLoo.jpg|thumb|right|''Portrait of Diderot'' by [[Louis-Michel van Loo]], 1767]]
    3: '''Denis Diderot''' ([[October 5]], [[1713]] – [[July 31]...
    5: ...n which many an article and sermon about consumer desire have been based.
    7: ...s]]. In 1743 he married Anne Toinette Champion, a devout [[Roman Catholic]]. He had affairs with the w...
    10:
  5. Elizabeth I of England (34338 bytes)
    7: ...al monarch of the [[Tudor dynasty]], having succeeded her half-sister, [[Mary I of England|Mary I]]. S...
    9: ...]. Elizabeth was a short-tempered and sometimes indecisive ruler. This last quality, viewed with impat...
    11: ...baronies]] in the [[Peerage of England]], and one barony in the [[Peerage of Ireland]], were created duri...
    16: ...on after [[Edward VI of England|Prince Edward]] under the [[English Act of Succession|Act of Successio...
    18: ...daughter's spiritual welfare to Parker before her death. Later, Parker would become the first Archbish...
  6. Anne of Great Britain (22303 bytes)
    8: ...monarch of the [[House of Stuart]]; she was succeeded by a distant cousin, [[George I of Great Britain...
    10: ... crippling the Scottish economy by restricting trade) were used to ensure that Scotland would co-opera...
    12: Anne's reign was marked by the development of the two-party system. Anne personally...
    15: ...rom France in [[1670]]. In about [[1673]], Anne made the acquaintance of Sarah Jennings, who would bec...
    17: ...nued to send her Catholic books and essays, but made no serious attempt to effect a conversion.
  7. Diana, Princess of Wales (29391 bytes)
    5: dead=dead |
    8: date_of_death=[[31 August]], [[1997]] |
    9: place_of_death=[[Paris]], [[France]]
    11: ...t always called '''Princess Diana''' by the media despite never having had the right to that title, as...
    13: ... [[charity]] work, the Princess's philanthropic endeavours were overshadowed by a [[scandal]]-plagued ...
  8. Elizabeth Woodville (6291 bytes)
    2: ... [[Edward IV of England]] from [[1464]] until his death in [[1483]].
    6: ...bout [[1452]], she married Sir [[John Grey]], 2nd Baron Ferrers of Groby, who was killed at the [[Second ...
    10: ...ers]], began to be favored over him, he changed sides.
    16: ...was considered a legally binding contract that rendered any other marriage contract invalid as bigamou...
    18: ...[[Princes in the Tower]] is unknown but both were dead in this or the next reign. Elizabeth now lost t...
  9. Marie Antoinette (40871 bytes)
    4: ...ur of Saint John the Evangelist. A court official described the new baby as "a small, but completely h...
    6: ...f her closest sister, Maria-Carolina (two years older) and brother, Max, (one year younger.) Her other...
    7: ...een years before Antoinette's birth. She was considered one of the most brilliant political figures in...
    9: ...ld like as a reward, Mozart is said to have responded by saying he would like the hand of the Empress'...
    11: ...d off to European royalty. Maria-Christina, the eldest, was married to the Regent of the [[Netherlands...
  10. Margaret Thatcher (46377 bytes)
    1: {| border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="0" align="right...
    9: |'''PM Predecessor:'''
    25: ...Order of the Garter|Order of the Garter]]<br>Life Barony
    27: ... Kesteven" -->''', [[Order of the Garter|LG]] [[Order of Merit|OM]] [[Privy Council|PC]] [[Royal Socie...
    29: ...he Conservative leadership in [[1975]]. She was undefeated at the polls, winning the [[United Kingdom ...
  11. Isak Dinesen (2959 bytes)
    3: ...ember 7]], [[1962]]) was a [[pen name]] for the [[Denmark|Danish]] author '''Karen Blixen'''. Blixen ...
    5: ...the British [[Victoria Cross]] and French [[Croix de Guerre]] while serving with the [[Canada|Canadian...
    7: ...uple separated in 1921, and the Baron returned to Denmark. The divorce was finalized in 1925. Karen Bl...
    9: ...he pseudonym of ''Pierre Andrezel''. She was awarded the [[Tagea Brandt Rejselegat]] in [[1939]].
    15: ... Hermits'' (1907, published in a Danish journal under the name Osceola)
  12. Ada Lovelace (5406 bytes)
    2: ...], [[1852]]) is mainly known for having written a description of
    6: ...d Ada with her. On [[April 21]], Byron signed the Deed of Separation and left England for good a few d...
    8: ...and [[science]]; one of her tutors was [[Augustus De Morgan]]. An active member of [[London]] society,...
    11: ...Countess of Lovelace'''. She is widely known in modern times simply as '''Ada Lovelace'''.
    15: ...e elaborate and scientific pieces of music of any degree of complexity or extent."
  13. Florence Nightingale (15657 bytes)
    3: ...'The Lady with the Lamp'', was the pioneer of modern [[nurse|nursing]]. Each year, the [[Internation...
    7: ...s named after the city of her birth, as was her older sister (named [[Parthenope]] for the old city th...
    9: ...gions of the poor and indigent. She announced her decision to her family in [[1845]], evoking intense ...
    11: ...ed the support of [[Charles Villiers]], then president of the [[Poor Law Board]]. This led to her act...
    13: ...oneering hospital established and managed by an order of [[Nun|Catholic sisters]] in [[Germany]], and ...
  14. Renaissance (14795 bytes)
    1: ...e [[Modern Age]]. The Renaissance is usually considered to have begun in the [[14th century]] in [[Ita...
    5: ... by French historian [[Jules Michelet]], and expanded upon by [[Switzerland|Swiss]] historian [[Jacob ...
    10: ...riod is now often replaced by the term "[[Early Modern]]". (See [[periodization|periodisation]], [[Lum...
    12: ...e as the transition from the Middle Ages to the Modern Age.
    17: ...del Fiore.jpg|thumb|250px|right|The [[Santa Maria del Fiore]] church of [[Florence]], [[Italy]]. Flore...
  15. Cairo (12536 bytes)
    2: ...he world. Cairo is located at 30&deg;2' North, 31&deg;13' East (30.03333, 31.21667). [http://earth-inf...
    6: ...ere by troops sent from Cairo. ([[Mongols]], Crusaders & Ottomans are examples)
    11: ...20040617.jpg|thumb|left|200px|This Envisat ASAR Wide-Swath radar multicolour composite image is focuse...
    14: ...aks into three branches into the low-lying [[Nile Delta]] region.
    16: ...ro is dominated by the government buildings and modern architecture, the eastern half is filled with h...
  16. George Washington (29551 bytes)
    1: {{Infobox President | name=George Washington
    3: | image name=Seal_us_presdent.jpg|thumb
    5: | order=1st President
    8: | preceded=None
    9: | succeeded=[[John Adams]]
  17. John Adams (18716 bytes)
    1: {{Infobox President | name=John Adams
    4: | order=2nd President
    7: | preceded=[[George Washington]]
    8: | succeeded=[[Thomas Jefferson]]
    11: | dead=dead
  18. James Madison (15187 bytes)
    1: {{Infobox President | name=James Madison
    3: | image name=Seal_us_presdent.jpg|thumb
    4: | order=4th President
    7: | preceded=[[Thomas Jefferson]]
    8: | succeeded=[[James Monroe]]
  19. Alexandria (28378 bytes)
    3: ...ntry's capital was ended, and it fell into a long decline, which by the late [[Ottoman]] period had se...
    5: ...|right|Alexandria's state-of-the-art [[library]], designed by [[Christoph Kapellar]], was inaugurated ...
    16: * The modern city from [[1798]] (red).
    19: ...in. Alexander's seers, and in particular [[Aristander of Telmessus]], interpreted this as an omen that...
    21: ...t the foundation, but are thwarted when Alexander descends in a glass box, and armed with exact knowle...
  20. Greece (54754 bytes)
    1: ...ld|Western civilization]] and the birthplace of [[democracy]], Greece has a long and rich history duri...
    2: ...ackground: #f9f9f9; border: 1px #aaaaaa solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size: 95%;"
    5: {| border=0 cellpadding=2 cellspacing=0 style="background:...
    11: ...&#931;<br>''([[Greek language|Greek]]: Freedom or Death)''
    21: | '''[[List of Presidents of Greece|President]]''' || [[Karolos Papoulias|KᲯlos Papo?]]

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