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Hill, Daniel Harvey

(Encyclopedia)Hill, Daniel Harvey, 1821–89, Confederate general in the American Civil War, b. York District, S.C. He served in the Mexican War but resigned from the army in 1849. He was professor of mathematics a...

Rulers of France since 987

(Encyclopedia)Rulers of France since 987(including dates of reign)The CapetiansHugh Capet, 987–96Robert II (the Pious), son of Hugh Capet, 996–1031Henry I, son of Robert II, 1031–60Philip I, son of Henry I, 1...

Russian and Soviet Rulers since 1462

(Encyclopedia)Russian and Soviet Rulers since 1462(including dates of rule)House of RurikIvan III (the Great), 1462–1505Vasily III, 1505–33Ivan IV (the Terrible), 1533–84Feodor I, 1584–98House of GodunovBor...

Rulers of the Byzantine Empire

(Encyclopedia)Rulers of the Byzantine EmpireEmperor (or Empress)Dates of ReignConstantine I (the Great)330–37Constantius337–61Julian (the Apostate)361–63Jovian363–64Valens364–78Theodosius I (the Great)379...

South Carolina, University of

(Encyclopedia)South Carolina, University of, main campus at Columbia; state supported; coeducational; chartered 1801, opened as a college 1805, became a university 1906. One of the earliest state-supported colleges...

Morse Code

(Encyclopedia)Morse CodeInternational Morse CodeA· –B– · · ·C– · – ·D– · ·E·F· · – ·G– – ·H· · · ·I· ·J· – – –K– · –L· – · ·M– –N– ·O– – –P· – –...

Popes of the Roman Catholic Church

(Encyclopedia)Popes of the Roman Catholic ChurchIn the following list, the date of election, rather than of consecration, is given. Before St. Victor I (189), dates may err by one year. Antipopes—i.e., those men ...

Signs of the Zodiac

(Encyclopedia)Signs of the ZodiacConstellationEnglish NameSymbolDatesAriesThe RamariesMar. 21–Apr. 19TaurusThe BulltaurusApr. 20–May 20GeminiThe TwinsgeminiMay 21–June 21CancerThe CrabcancerJune 22–July 22L...

Dynasties of Ancient Egypt

(Encyclopedia)Dynasties of Ancient EgyptOld Kingdom (or Old Empire)DynastyYearsFamous RulersI3110–2884 B.C.MenesII2884–2780 B.C. III2780–2680 B.C.SnefruIV2680–2565 B.C.Khufu (Cheops), Khafre, Menkaure. Age...
 

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