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  1. Samuel Alexander Joseph West is an English actor, theatre director and voice actor. He has directed on stage and radio, and worked as an actor across theatre, film, television and radio. He often appears as reciter with orchestras and performed at the Last Night of the Proms in 2002.

  2. As of January 2019, West Flanders has a population of 1,195,796. The North Sea coast of Belgium, an important tourism destination, lies in West Flanders. A tram line runs the length of the coast, from De Panne on the French border to Knokke-Heist on the Dutch border. West Flanders has two seaports, the Port of Zeebrugge and the Port of Ostend .

  3. Burnley ( / ˈbɜːrnli /) is a town in Lancashire, England, with a 2001 population of 73,021. It is 21 miles (34 km) north of Manchester and 20 miles (32 km) east of Preston, at the confluence of the River Calder and River Brun .

  4. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › List_of_Caulfield_Grammar Cached Stephen Newton AO (Staff 1993–2011) – principal of Caulfield Grammar School Nikolai Nikolaeff (1996–2000) – Australian actor currently starring in Sea Patrol O Edit

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    A mining school called "Berg Schola", the world's first institute of technology was founded in Selmecbánya, Kingdom of Hungary (today Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia), in 1735. Its legal successor is the University of Miskolcin Hungary. BME Universityis considered the world's oldest institute of technology which has university rank and structure. It was the first institute in Europe to train engineers at university level. Among Hungary's numerous research universities, the Eötvös Loránd University, founded in 1635, is one of the largest and the most prestigious public higher education institutions in Hungary. The 28,000 students at ELTE are organized into eight faculties, and into research institutes located throughout Budapest. ELTE is affiliated with 5 Nobel laureates, as well as winners of the Wolf Prize, Fulkerson Prize and Abel Prize, the latest of which was Abel Prize winner Endre Szemerédiin 2012. Semmelweis University in the recently released QS World University Rankings 2016 lis...

    According to the HVCA (Hungarian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association) report joint efforts of the venture capital and private equity industry and the Hungarian government, the access of Hungarian enterprises to venture capital and private equity funding could be significantly increased. During the past two decades these financial intermediaries have also played an increasingly important role in the Hungarian economy. During this period, venture capital and private equity funds invested close to 4 billion US Dollars into more than 400 Hungarian enterprises. However, so-called buyout transactions have accounted for about two thirds of the total volume of those investments, which were aimed at the acquisition of shares in mature companies that have been operating profitably for several years. The volume of investments in early and expansive stage companies was significantly lower. Only about 30% of the total volume of investments was directed at companies in the expansive st...

    Since the first Hungarian won a Nobel Prize in 1905, the country has added a further 12 to its cache.With scientists, writers and economists all honored in the prestigious awards:

    Hungary has excelled at the scientifical Olympiads, ever since the beginnings.Best result is in maths with absolute cumulative 4th place until 2019, behind China, Russia and US. Per capita result is a world leader.Results in physics is just somewhat weaker. 9th place (3rd best in Europe). Per capita result is also a world leader.Chemistry (1968-2019) results give 8th place and 4th place in Europe. This is also a world leader per capita.

    The English word "coach" came from the Hungarian kocsi ("wagon from Kocs" referring to the village in Hungary where coaches were first made).
    Wolfgang von Kempelen invented a manually operated speaking machinein 1769.
    János Irinyi invented the noiseless match.
    In 1827, Ányos Jedlik invented an early electric motor. He created the first device to contain the three main components of practical direct current motors: the stator, rotor and commutator. He bui...

    Scientists and inventors

    Important names in the 18th century are Maximilian Hell (astronomer), János Sajnovics (linguist), Matthias Bel (polyhistor), Sámuel Mikoviny (engineer) and Wolfgang von Kempelen(polyhistor and co-founder of comparative linguistics). Ányos Jedlik physicist and engineer invented the first electric motor(1828), the dynamo, the self-excitation, the impulse generator, and the cascade connection. An important name in 19th-century physics is Joseph Petzval, one of the founders of modern optics. The...

    Early milestones in technology and infrastructure

    The first steam engines of continental Europe was built in Újbánya – Köngisberg, Kingdom of Hungary (Today Nová BaňaSlovakia) in 1722. They were similar to the Newcomen engines, it served on pumping water from mines.

    Aeronautical industry

    The first Hungarian hydrogen-filled experimental balloons were built by István Szabik and József Domin in 1784.The first Hungarian designed and produced airplane (powered by inline engine) was flown in 1909 at Rákosmező. The International Air-race was organized in Budapest, Rákosmező in June 1910. The earliest Hungarian radial engine powered airplane was built in 1913. Between 1913 and 1918, the Hungarian aircraft industry began developing. The 3 greatest: UFAG Hungarian Aircraft Factory (191...

    Electrical industry and electronics

    1. Jedlik motor 1827 2. The ZBD Transformer of GANZ Works, 1885 3. construction of a Ganz water turbo generator(1886) 4. PSM V56 D0433 direct connected electric railway generator(1899) 5. Ottó Bláthy in the armature of a turbo generator(1904) 6. Ganz 21.000 kW Transformer(1911, weight: 38t) 7. 36700 hp steam turbine under construction in the Láng Machine Factory, 1913 8. Láng turbogenerators in the Salgótarján Colliery Company, 1915 9. Alternators in a hydroelectric station on the Murghab Riv...

  5. Steve Brodie (born John Stevenson; November 21, 1919 – January 9, 1992) was an American stage, film, and television actor from El Dorado in Butler County in south central Kansas. Born John Stevenson, [1] he took his screen name from Steve Brodie , a daredevil who claimed to have jumped from the Brooklyn Bridge in 1886 and survived.

  6. With the support of director Otto Preminger, Trumbo was credited for the screenplay of the film Exodus (1960), adapted from the novel of the same name by Leon Uris.Shortly thereafter, actor Kirk Douglas announced Trumbo had written the screenplay for Stanley Kubrick's film Spartacus (also 1960), adapted from the novel by Howard Fast.

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