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The Choctaw (alternatively spelled Chahta , Chactas , Chato , Tchakta , Chocktaw , and Chactaw ) are a Native American people originally from the Southeastern United States ( Mississippi , Florida , Alabama , and Louisiana ). The Choctaw language belongs to the Muskogean linguistic group

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The Raelian Movement teaches that life on Earth was scientifically created by a species of extraterrestrials, which they call the Elohim . Members of this species appeared human and when having personal contacts with the descendants of the humans they made, they were mistaken for angels

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had fled to France in 1933. [ 6 ] Dobb, himself a Communist sympathiser, also placed Philby in contact with the Comintern underground in Vienna , Austria. [ edit ] Vienna Whilst in Vienna, working to aid refugees from Nazi Germany, Philby met and fell in love with Litzi Friedmann (né

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His films are characterized by an interest in state-of-the-art special effects , including the early use of match moving in Back to the Future Part II (1989) and the pioneering performance capture techniques seen in The Polar Express (2004), Beowulf (2007) and A Christmas Carol (2009

Zhou Enlai print that pageTimeline of Zhou Enlai

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A skilled and able diplomat, Zhou served as the Chinese foreign minister from 1949 to 1958. Advocating peaceful coexistence with the West after the stalemated Korean War , he participated in the 1954 Geneva Conference and helped orchestrate Richard Nixon's 1972 visit to China . He helped

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Bennett was born in London , England, educated at King's College School , London; Royal Military Academy, Woolwich ; Royal School of Military Engineering , Chatham; and the School of Oriental Studies , London. He was a Fellow of the Institute of Fuel, London, from 1938 onwards; Chairman, Conference

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William S. Burroughs print that pageTimeline of William S. Burroughs

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He was born to a wealthy family in St. Louis, Missouri , grandson of the founder of the Burroughs Corporation , William Seward Burroughs I , and nephew of public relations manager Ivy Lee . Burroughs began writing essays and journals in early adolescence. He left home in 1932 to attend Harvard

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electrography", "electrophotography" and "corona discharge photography." The Kirlian technique is contact photography, in which the subject is in direct contact with a film placed upon a charged metal plate. The underlying physics (which makes xerographic copying possible) was explored

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tactical standoff 3.1.1 Preparations 3.1.2 Captain Van Vliet 3.1.3 Martial law 3.1.4 Contact 3.2 December 1857-March 1858: winter intermission 3.2.1 Thomas L. Kane 3.3 April–July 1858: resolution 3.3.1 The move south 3.3.2 Peace Commission 4 Consequences

Bartolomeo Cristofori print that pageTimeline of Bartolomeo Cristofori

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The available source materials on Cristofori's life include his birth and death records, two wills, the bills he submitted to his employers, and a single interview done by Scipione Maffei . From the latter, we have both Maffei's notes and the published journal article. Cristofori was born