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Polish-American actress whose repertory included 260 Shakespearean and contemporary roles, some in both Polish and English.
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Russian spiritualist, author, and cofounder of the Theosophical Society to promote theosophy, a pantheistic philosophical-religious system.
city, seat (1830) of Phillips county, eastern Arkansas, U.S., port of the Mississippi River, about 50 miles (80 km) southwest of Memphis, Tennessee, and adjacent to the city of West Helena. The community, originally settled in 1797 and first called Monticello and then St. Francis, grew around a warehouse built for barge shipping. In 1811 the steamboat New Orleans called ...
city and capital of Montana, U.S., seat (1867) of Lewis and Clark county. The city is situated near the Missouri River, at the eastern foot of the Continental Divide (elevation 3,955 feet [1,205 metres]), in Prickly Pear Valley, a fertile region surrounded by rolling hills and lofty mountains. Mount Helena (5,462 feet [1,665 metres]) and Mount Ascension (5,360 feet [1,634 ...
cosmetician, business executive, and philanthropist. She founded Helena Rubinstein, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of women's cosmetics.
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|(18401909). After establishing a successful career in Poland, actress Helena Modjeska moved to the United States and continued to make a name for herself in the theater. Her repertory included 260 Shakespearean and contemporary roles, some in both Polish and English.|
| Montana's capital city, Helena, was settled in 1864 by prospectors who had almost given up before they struck gold. They called the gully in which they found the gold Last Chance Gulch. |
| The second smallest of the Chinese provinces, Zhejiang is one of the most densely populated and affluent. It is bordered by the East China Sea, the municipality of Shanghai, and the provinces of Jiangsu, Anhui, Jiangxi, and Fujian. Zhejiang has an area of 39,300 square miles (101,800 square kilometers). The capital is Hangzhou (see Hangzhou). Northwestern Zhejiang lies ...
| (13361405). Timur Lenk means Timur, the lame. But the handicap did not stop Timur from becoming one of the fiercest and most successful of the conquerors to come out of Central Asia. For almost four decadesfrom the 1360s until his deathhe and his nomad warriors conquered every territory from Mongolia in the east to the Mediterranean lands in the west. The desolation ...
| One of the 22 provinces of China, Jiangsu is located on the east coast and is bounded by the Yellow Sea on the east, Zhejiang Province on the south, Anhui Province on the west, and Shandong Province on the north. Its area is 39,600 square miles (102,600 square kilometers), and the provincial capital is Nanjing (see Nanjing).|
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Extensive coverage of government departments, public utility services, statistical information, and directory for this city and capital of Montana, U.S. Includes a photo gallery, a map, and links to related resources.
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Biographical sketch of this Polish mathematician noted for her research in algebraic logic and the mathematical foundations of computer science.
University of St Andrews
Brief biography of this Polish mathematician.
Directory of tourist information on this African island nation. Contains weather updates, hotel search, currency converter, quiz section, travel tips, and articles. Includes online reservation details.
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Brief overview of the geography, government structure, economy, population, defense system, and infrastructure, prepared annually by the Central Intelligence Agency. Includes a map and a reproduction of the flag.
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After Waterloo, Napoleon was exciled again, this time to Saint Helena, where he died.
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