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Amir-Abbas Hoveida
Amir-Abbas Hoveyda
Amir-Abbas Hoveyda
(Persian: امیرعباس هویدا‎, translit. Amīr `Abbās Hoveyda; 18 February 1919 – 7 April 1979)[1] was an Iranian economist and politician who served as Prime Minister of Iran
Iran
from 27 January 1965 to 7 August 1977. He was prime minister for 13 years and is the longest serving prime minister in Iran's history. He also served as Deputy Prime Minister
Prime Minister
and Minister of Finance in Mansur's cabinet
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Lycée Français
The Agency for French Education Abroad, or Agency for French Teaching Abroad,[1] (French: Agence pour l'enseignement français à l'étranger AEFE), is a national public agency under the administration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of France that assures the quality of schools teaching the French national curriculum outside France. The AEFE has 495 schools[2] in its worldwide network, with French as the primary language of instruction in most schools. The AEFE head office is in the 14th arrondissement of Paris.[3]Contents1 Curriculum 2 School Names 3 Schools operated by or receiving funding from AEFE 4 See also 5 External links 6 ReferencesCurriculum[edit] Schools are either directly managed (gestion directe), contracted (conventionné) or accredited (homologué)
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Sadegh Hedayat
The Blind Owl
The Blind Owl
(Boof-e koor) Buried Alive (Zendeh beh goor) The Stray Dog (Sag-e velgard) Three Drops of Blood (Seh ghatreh khoon)Sadegh (also spelled as Sadeq) Hedayat (Persian: صادق هدایت‎ Persian pronunciation: [ˈsɑːdəq hədɑːˈjæt]  listen (help·info); February 17, 1903 in Tehran
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Beirut
Coordinates: 33°53′13″N 35°30′47″E / 33.88694°N 35.51306°E / 33.88694; 35.51306Beirut بيروت BeyrouthCity Beirut
Beirut
city skyline in the early 2000sFlagSealNickname(s): Paris of the East[1]Motto(s): Beirut, mother of laws (Latin: Berytus
Berytus
Nutrix Legum)BeirutLocation of Beirut
Beirut
within LebanonCoordinates: 33°53′13″N 35°30′47″E / 33.88694°N 35.51306°E / 33.88694; 35.51306Country  LebanonGovernorate BeirutGovernment • Mayor Jamal ItaniArea • City 19.8 km2 (7.6 sq mi) • Metro 67 km2 (26 sq mi)Population (2014) • City c. 361,366 [2] • Metro c
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Lebanon
Coordinates: 33°50′N 35°50′E / 33.833°N 35.833°E / 33.833; 35.833Lebanese Republic الجمهورية اللبنانية (Arabic) al-Jumhūrīyah al-LubnānīyahFlagCoat of armsAnthem: كلّنا للوطن Kulluna lil-watan All Of Us, For the Country!Capital and largest city Beirut 33°54′N 35°32′E / 33.900°N 35.533°E / 33.900; 35.533Official languages Arabic[nb 1]Recognised languages FrenchDemonym LebaneseGovernment Unitary parliamentary multi-confessionalist republic[1]• PresidentMichel Aoun[2]• Prime MinisterSaad Hariri• Speaker of the ParliamentNabih BerriLegislature ParliamentEstablishment• Greater Lebanon1 September 1920• Constitution23 May 1926• Independence declared22 November 1943• Independence (Joined U
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Plenipotentiary
The word plenipotentiary (from the Latin
Latin
plenus "full" and potens "powerful") has two meanings. As a noun, it refers to a person who has "full powers". In particular, the term commonly refers to a diplomat fully authorized to represent a government as a prerogative (e.g., ambassador). As an adjective, plenipotentiary refers to something—an edict, assignment, etc.—that confers "full powers".[1]Contents1 Diplomats 2 Administration2.1 Colonial era 2.2 Pre-World War II Europe 2.3 Nazi Germany 2.4 In Africa 2.5 Since 19452.5.1 South Africa 2.5.2 Russia3 Translation 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksDiplomats[edit] Before the era of rapid international transport or essentially instantaneous communication (such as telegraph in the mid-19th century and then radio), diplomatic mission chiefs were granted full (plenipotentiary) powers to represent their government in negotiations with their host nation
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André Gide
André Paul Guillaume Gide (French: [ɑ̃dʁe pɔl ɡijom ʒid]; 22 November 1869 – 19 February 1951) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
Nobel Prize in Literature
in 1947 "for his comprehensive and artistically significant writings, in which human problems and conditions have been presented with a fearless love of truth and keen psychological insight".[1] Gide's career ranged from its beginnings in the symbolist movement, to the advent of anticolonialism between the two World Wars
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André Malraux
André Malraux
André Malraux
DSO (French: [ɑ̃dʁe malʁo]; 3 November 1901 – 23 November 1976) was a French novelist, art theorist and Minister of Cultural Affairs. Malraux's novel La Condition Humaine (Man's Fate) (1933) won the Prix Goncourt. He was appointed by President Charles de Gaulle as Minister of Information (1945–46) and subsequently as France's first Minister of Cultural Affairs during de Gaulle's presidency (1959–69).Contents1 Early years 2 Career2.1 Early years 2.2 Indochina 2.3 The Asian novels 2.4 Searching for Lost Cities 2.5 Spanish Civil War 2.6 World War II 2.7 After the war 2.8 Legacy and honours3 Bibliography 4 Exhibitions 5 References 6 Further reading 7 External linksEarly years[edit] Malraux was born in Paris in 1901, the son of Fernand-Georges Malraux and Berthe Lamy (Malraux). His parents separated in 1905 and eventually divorced
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Molière
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Molière (/mɒlˈjɛər/ or /moʊlˈjɛər/;[1] French: [mɔ.ljɛːʁ]; 15 January 1622 – 17 February 1673), was a French playwright, actor and poet, widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the French language
French language
and universal literature. His extant works includes comedies, farces, tragicomedies, comédie-ballets, and more. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed at the Comédie-Française
Comédie-Française
more often than those of any other playwright today.[2] Born into a prosperous family and having studied at the Collège de Clermont (now Lycée Louis-le-Grand), Molière
Molière
was well suited to begin a life in the theatre
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Baudelaire
Charles Pierre Baudelaire (/ˌboʊdəlˈɛər/;[1] French: [ʃaʁl bodlɛʁ] ( listen); April 9, 1821 – August 31, 1867) was a French poet who also produced notable work as an essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe. His most famous work, Les Fleurs du mal
Les Fleurs du mal
(The Flowers of Evil), expresses the changing nature of beauty in modern, industrializing Paris during the 19th century. Baudelaire's highly original style of prose-poetry influenced a whole generation of poets including Paul Verlaine, Arthur Rimbaud
Arthur Rimbaud
and Stéphane Mallarmé
Stéphane Mallarmé
among many others
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Nazi Germany
Coordinates: 52°31′N 13°24′E / 52.517°N 13.400°E / 52.517; 13.400 "Drittes Reich" redirects here
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Abdol Hossein Sardari
Abdol Hossein Sardari (Persian: عبدالحسین سرداری‎; 1914 in Tehran – 1981 in Nottingham) was an Iranian diplomat of Iranian Azerbaijani ancestry[1][2][3] He is known as the "Schindler of Iran"[4] and was the uncle of Amir Abbas and Fereydoun Hoveyda. The feature documentary, "Sardari's Enigma", produced and directed by Mahdieh Zardiny in March 2017, covered all about Abdolhossein Sardari. The documentary film discovered the true life of Sardari which corrected any false information about him.Contents1 Biography 2 Honors 3 In popular culture 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksBiography[edit] Sardari was in charge of the Iranian consular office in Paris in 1942. There was a sizeable community of Iranian Jews in Paris when Adolf Hitler invaded and occupied the city
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Jalal Al-e-Ahmad
Jalal Al-e-Ahmad
Jalal Al-e-Ahmad
(Persian: جلال آل‌احمد‎; December 2, 1923 – September 9, 1969) was a prominent Iranian novelist, short-story writer, translator, philosopher,[1] socio-political critic, sociologist[2] as well as an anthropologist who was "one of the earliest and most prominent of contemporary Iranian ethnographers".[3] He popularized the term gharbzadegi - variously translated in English as "westernstruck", "westoxification", and "Occidentosis" -,[4] producing a holistic ideological critique of the West "which combined strong themes of
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Universite Libre De Bruxelles
The Université libre de Bruxelles
Université libre de Bruxelles
(ULB) (French for Free University of Brussels, though rarely translated) is a French-speaking private research university in Brussels, Belgium. Founded in 1834, it is one of the most important Belgian universities
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Brussels
Brussels
Brussels
(French: Bruxelles, [bʁysɛl] ( listen); Dutch: Brussel, [ˈbrɵsəl] ( listen)), officially the Brussels-Capital Region[6][7] (French: Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Dutch: Brussels
Brussels
Hoofdstedelijk Gewest),[8] is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.[9] The Brussels-Capital Region
Brussels-Capital Region
is located in the central portion of the country and is a part of both the French Community of Belgium[10] and the Flemish Community,[11] but is separate from the region of Flanders
Flanders
(in which it forms an enclave) or Wallonia.[12][13] Compared to most regions in Europe, Brussels
Brussels
has a relatively small territory, with an area of 161 km2 (62 sq mi)
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Blitzkrieg
Blitzkrieg
Blitzkrieg
(German, "lightning war" listen (help·info)) is a method of warfare whereby an attacking force, spearheaded by a dense concentration of armoured and motorised or mechanised infantry formations with close air support, breaks through the opponent's line of defence by short, fast, powerful attacks and then dislocates the defenders, using speed and surprise to encircle them with the help of air superiority.[1][2][3] Through the e
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