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  • 181 Terry Eagleton — holding one of his books after a talk in Manchester Mechanics Institute in 2008 Terence Francis Eagleton FBA (born 22 February 1943, Salford) is a British literary theorist regarded as one of Britain s most influential living literary critics.[1] …

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  • 182 Miroslav Vitouš — Birth name Miroslav Ladislav Vitouš Born December 6, 1947 (1947 12 06) (age 63) Prague, Czechoslovakia Occupations Musician, songwriter Instruments …

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  • 183 Terza rima — is a rhyming verse stanza form that consists of an interlocking three line rhyme scheme. It was first used by the Italian poet Dante Alighieri.FormTerza rima is a three line stanza using chain rhyme in the pattern a b a, b c b, c d c, d e d.… …

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  • 184 Dynamic soaring — is a flying technique used to gain energy by repeatedly crossing the boundary between air masses of significantly different velocity. Such zones of high wind gradient are generally found close to obstacles and close to the surface, so the… …

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  • 185 Microsoft Game Studios — (MGS), branded with current logo and moniker in 2002 (formerly the Microsoft Game Division or Microsoft Games), is a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft Corp. which develops and publishes video games for Windows based PCs and the Xbox and Xbox… …

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  • 186 Ignacy Domeyko — ( es. Ignacio Domeyko, be. Ігнат Дамейка, pl. Ignacy Domejko, lt. Ignotas Domeika; born near Nesvizh, Belarus, July 31, 1802 – January 23, 1889, Santiago de Chile) was a 19th century Lithuanian–Polish–Chilean geologist and mineralogist who was… …

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  • 187 William Hayward Pickering — Infobox Scientist name = William Hayward Pickering caption = Dr. William H. Pickering, JPL/NASA Photo birth date = birth place = death date = death place = residence = citizenship = nationality = ethnicity = fields = workplaces = alma mater =… …

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  • 188 Wax Trax! Records — Founded 1978 Status Purchased by TVT Records in 1992 after filing bankruptcy Genre New Wave, punk rock …

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  • 189 Chih — For the Celtic F.C. footballer, see Zheng Zhi There are many Chinese words whose pronunciation can be represented as chih (or, in the modern romanization, zhi) in Chinese: 志 zhì, aspiration, will. The will is a fundamental concept in the… …

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  • 190 Fay Compton — (pron en|ˈkʌmptən; September 18, 1894 in West Kensington, London ndash; December 12, 1978) was an English actress from a notable acting lineage; her father was actor/manager Edward Compton; her mother, Virginia Bateman, was a distinguished member …

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  • 191 James Chance — Infobox Musical artist Name = James Chance Img capt = James White 1981, SO 36, Berlin Img size = Landscape = Yes Background = solo singer Birth name = James Siegfried Alias = James White Born = April 20, 1953 Died = Origin = Instrument = Alto Sax …

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  • 192 Caroline Myss — Infobox Writer imagesize = 120px name = Caroline Myss caption = pseudonym = birthdate = Birth date and age|1952|12|2|mf=y [ [http://www.astrotheme.com/birthdays/december 2.htm Caroline Myss Horoscope] ] birthplace = Chicago deathdate = deathplace …

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  • 193 Paul van Dyk — This article is about the DJ. For the American historian, see Paul Van Dyke. Paul van Dyk Background information Birth name Matthias Paul …

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  • 194 Arturo Tolentino — 9th Vice President of the Philippines In office February 16, 1986 – February 25, 1986 President Ferdinand E. Marcos Preceded by A …

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  • 195 Iyengar — ethnic group group=Iyengar poptime=about 600,000 (0.7% of Tamil populationFact|date=October 2007 popplace=Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Delhi, USA rels=Vishishtadvaita Hinduism langs= Tamil, Kannada, Telugu related=Madhva,… …

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  • 196 Maneki Neko — The Maneki Neko is often used as a piggy bank. The Maneki Neko (招き猫?, literally Beckoning Cat ; also known as Welcoming Cat …

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  • 197 Bronze race — ( es. raza de bronce) is a term used by early 20th century Latin American writers of the indigenista and americanista schools to refer to the mestizo population that arose in America with the arrival of European (particularly Spanish) colonisers… …

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  • 198 Christopher McCandless — A self portrait of Christopher McCandless in his camp on the Stampede Trail was found undeveloped in his camera after his death. Born February 12, 1968(1968 02 12) El Segundo, California …

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  • 199 Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov — Infobox Scientist name = Sergey I. Vavilov image width = 140px caption = birth date = birth date|1891|3|24|df=y birth place = Russia, Moscow death date = death date and age|1951|1|25|1891|3|24 death place = Russia, Moscow residence = citizenship …

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  • 200 Alun Hoddinott — CBE (August 11, 1929 ndash; March 12, 2008), was the first Welsh composer of classical music to receive international recognition. [http://www.gramophone.co.uk/obituaries detail.asp?id=2972] Life and worksHoddinott was born in Bargoed,… …

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