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  1. Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (2468 bytes)
    2: ...ng couple. Churchill, though he had supported James, also had a role in bringing [[William III of Ora...
    4: ...r. Anne's death in [[1714]] restored their fortunes, but the Duke died in [[1722]] and never saw the ...
    6: ...735), to [[Frederick, Prince of Wales]]. The Duchess remained friendly with the prince and his family...
    8: ...=[[Elizabeth Seymour, Duchess of Somerset|The Duchess of Somerset]] | years=1704–1710}}
    11: ... the daughter of [[Sir Winston Churchill]] and a descendant of the original Sarah.
  2. Scientific revolution (17675 bytes)
    1: ...the [[18th century]]. Nevertheless, the basic themes of the revolution are readily recognised.
    7: ...lack of recognition of these fundamental differences.
    9: ...rld; there is no concern here with "other narratives" or alternate ways of knowing, or the like.
    11: ...rized in the following lists of significant advances in science:
    15: ...h largely superseded by later work, are none the less important contributions to science.)
  3. List of people by name: U (6532 bytes)
    5: *[[U Ba Maw]], Burmese prime minister during Japanese occupation
    6: *[[U Nu]], 3-time Burmese prime minister
    20: ...Nobuo Uematsu|Uematsu, Nobuo]], (born 1959), Japanese composer
    21: ...[[Naomi Uemura|Uemura, Naomi]], (1941-1984), Japanese climber and adventurer
    22: *[[Kisshomaru Ueshiba|Ueshiba, Kisshomaru]], (1921-1999), 2nd [[Aikido Dosh...
  4. List of painters (54090 bytes)
    12: ..., ([[1840]]-[[1926]]), French [[Impressionism|impressionist]] painter
    14: ...1956]]), US [[Abstract expressionism|abstract expressionist]] [[painter]]
    17: ..., ([[1841]]-[[1919]]), French [[Impressionism|impressionist]] painter
    33: *[[Jacques-Laurent Agasse]] ([[1767]]-[[1848]])
    42: *[[Mikolas Ales]] ([[1852]]-[[1913]])
  5. Robert Hooke (5017 bytes)
    2: ...[1635]] - [[March 3]], [[1703]]), one of the greatest experimental scientists of the [[seventeenth cen...
    4: ...d appointment as Professor of [[Geometry]] at [[Gresham College]].
    6: ...of London|Great Fire]] in [[1666]]. He worked on designing the [[Royal Greenwich Observatory]] and the...
    8: ...head that some have argued portrays Hooke. Both these claims remain in dispute, however.
    12: ...rings, and derivative designs of Hooke's [[anchor escapement]] remain in common use.
  6. John Locke (14749 bytes)
    3: ...s perhaps most often contrasted with [[Thomas Hobbes]].
    6: ...ilosophers, such as [[Rene Descartes]], more interesting than the classical material taught at the Uni...
    8: ... infection. Cooper was impressed with Locke and pressed him to become part of his retinue.
    10: ...t that resonated deeply in Locke's writing of the Essay Concerning Human Understanding.
    12: ...life-threatening itself) to remove the cyst. Shaftesbury survived and prospered, crediting Locke with ...
  7. Nairobi (2690 bytes)
    2: ...population of around 3 million. Nairobi's name comes from the [[Maasai]] ''Enkarenairobi'', meaning "c...
    4: ... language|Kiswahili]]. English is the legal, business and administrative language while Kiswahili rema...
    10: ...]] and then by land-based [[aircraft]] on the routes to the south.
    12: ..., within its borders. Nairobi also has more species of [[bird]]s than any other capital city in the w...
    14: The [[United States|US]] Embassy in Nairobi was bombed in [[August]] ...
  8. Banknote (6576 bytes)
    3: ...nits, while banknotes are utilised for higher values.
    5: ...transfer ownership in exchange for goods or services.
    7: ...it. Limited convertibility occurs when there are restrictions in the time, place, manner or amount of ...
    9: ...his is no longer true; the currency of all countries is now [[fiat money]] not backed by gold or silve...
    11: ... precious metals from the monetary system, banknotes are now simply considered as money.
  9. William Shakespeare (28915 bytes)
    1: [[Image:Shakespeare.jpg|frame|right|William Shakespeare ([[National Portrait Gallery, London|Nationa...
    2: ... and [[playwright]], has a reputation as the greatest of all [[writer]]s in the [[English language]], ...
    4: ...e continually performed all around the world. Shakespeare was among the very few playwrights who have ...
    6: ... uncertain. His prolific output is especially impressive in light of the fact that he lived only 52 ye...
    8: ...ases]], and the many [[list of adaptations of Shakespearean plays|adaptations]] of his works.
  10. List of chemists (10401 bytes)
    20: *[[Johannes Nicolaus Br?d]], (1879-1947), Danish chemist
    40: * Sir [[James Dewar]]
    59: *[[Carl Remigius Fresenius]]
    60: *[[Wilhelm Fresenius]], son of Carl, German chemist, (1913-2004)
    77: *[[Charles Hatchett]], (1765-1847), English chemist who disc...
  11. Extreme points of the world (6602 bytes)
    1: ...s]], [[continent|continents]] or [[country|countries]].
    6: ...40'), which lies slightly north of [[Cape Morris Jesup]], [[Greenland]] (83°39'). Various shiftin...
    8: * The westernmost point on land, according to the path of t...
    12: ...ighest point is the summit of [[Mount Everest|Everest]]: 8,850 [[metre|m]] (29,035 feet) above sea lev...
    13: ...w sea level [http://www.rain.org/ocean/ocean-studies-challenger-deep-mariana-trench.html].
  12. List of sculptors (9151 bytes)
    11: *[[Alessandro Algardi]] (1595 - 1654)
    26: *[[Harry Bates (sculptor)|Harry Bates]] (1850 - 1899)
    41: *[[Georges Braque]] (1882 - 1963)
    42: *[[Filippo Brunelleschi]]
    58: *[[Danese Cattaneo]]
  13. Electricity (13894 bytes)
    1: ...ity]]" and "quantity of charge." There are two types of electricity or charge: we call one kind of ele...
    3: ...C". The symbol ''Q'' is used in equations to represent the [[quantity of electricity]] or charge. Fo...
    6: ...who found that rubbing [[fur]] on various substances, such as [[amber]], would cause a particular [[at...
    8: ...d to be [[battery (electricity)|electrical batteries]].
    10: ...apacitor]] for electrical energy in large quantities, was invented at [[Leiden University]] by [[Piete...
  14. List of mathematicians (37424 bytes)
    16: *[[Maria Gaetana Agnesi]] (Italy, [[1718]] - [[1799]])
    18: *[[Ahmes]] (Egypt, roughly around [[17th century BC]])
    23: *[[Giacomo Albanese]] (Italy, Brazil)
    31: *[[Anthemius of Tralles]] (Constantinople c. [[474]] - c. [[534]])
    36: *[[Archimedes]] (Syracuse, [[287 BC|287 B.C.]] - [[212 BC|212 B...
  15. Thomas Hobbes (26163 bytes)
    2: ...age:Thomas Hobbes (portrait).jpg|thumb|Thomas Hobbes: detail from a portrait by John Michael Wright ([...
    4: '''Thomas Hobbes''' ([[April 5]], [[1588]] – [[December 4]],...
    6: ...escartes]] and wrote one of the replies to Descartes' ''Meditations.''
    10: ...John Wilkinson]] and he had some influence on Hobbes.
    12: At university Hobbes appears to have followed his own curriculum; he w...
  16. Knights Hospitaller (26158 bytes)
    1: ...ary Order of Malta''' (see below) is the main successor to this tradition.
    5: ... pilgrims traveling to visit the birthplace of [[Jesus]]. It was served by [[Benedictine]] Brothers.
    7: ...d into providing an armed escort to pilgrims. The escort soon grew into a substantial force.
    9: ...k]]s, which in turn were divided into [[commanderies]].
    13: === Knights of Rhodes ===
  17. Theories and sociology of the history of science (16096 bytes)
    3: ...s in the development of [[science]], and asking questions about how science "works" both in a philosop...
    7: ...elative isolation, due to the difficulty and slowness of communication. Still, there was a considerabl...
    9: ...ary limitations to the scientific publication process.
    11: ... the first scientific community; founded in [[Naples]] [[1560]] by [[Giambattista della Porta]]. The A...
    13: ...functions, including a community open to and interested in empirical inquiry, and also more familiar w...

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