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  1. Princess Olga was the eldest of three daughters of Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark (1872–1938) and his wife Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia (1882–1957). Through her father, the princess was therefore the granddaughter of King George I of Greece (1845–1913) while, through her mother, she was the great-granddaughter of Tsar ...

  2. The third daughter of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg, Cecilie was born at Tatoi Palace, near Athens, on 22 June 1911. Baptized on 10 July, her godparents were King George V of the United Kingdom, Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse, Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark and Grand Duchess Vera Konstantinovna of Russia.

  3. The Russian nobility (Russian: Дворянство Dvoryanstvo) arose in the 14th century and essentially governed Russia until the October Revolution of 1917. The Russian word for nobility, Dvoryanstvo (дворянство), derives from the Russian word dvor (двор), meaning the Court of a prince or duke (kniaz) and later, of the tsar. A noble was called dvoryanin (pl. dvoryane). As in ...

  4. Disney Heroes vs Villains is a spin-off tournament created by acemckillayoface. Number of Rounds (Part 1): 14 Prologue (featuring Prince Phillip, Maleficent, Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather, Hades, Jafar, Ursula, Scar, Queen Grimhilde, Cruella De Vil, Captain Hook, Lady Tremaine, Frollo, Gaston, and Zeus) Aladdin vs. Hades (also featuring The Sultan, Princess Jasmine, Abu, Genie, and The Flying ...

  5. Scarcely a generation had passed after the Great Famine when Europe was hit by a global pandemic: the Black Death. The Black Death was almost certainly an outbreak of Bubonic Plague, caused by the bacterium Yersina pestis. This disease has an extremely high mortality rate—certain varieties can have a mortality rate of over ninety-nine percent ...

  6. Denmark, Kingdom of [edit | edit source] Svend II Estrid, King of Denmark, 15 Sept. 1066 - 1074: Historically he feuded with Hardrade, had little success in military affairs, and fathered an impressive twenty or more children, all the better to secure alliances and inheritance. Svend also starts with a claim on England.

  7. Jun 07, 2008 · There are two Project Gutenberg sets produced by David Reed of the complete “History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire” by Edward Gibbon: the 1996 edition (PG #731-736) has the advantage of including all the foonotes by Gibbon and others; the 1997 edition (PG #890-895) was provided at that time only in html format and footnotes were not included in the first five volumes of this set.

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