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William Woodville Rockhill
William Woodville Rockhill
William Woodville Rockhill
(May 1, 1854 – December 8, 1914) was a United States
United States
diplomat, best known as the author of the U.S.'s Open Door Policy for China
China
and as the first American to learn to speak Tibetan.Contents1 Life and career1.1 Death2 Selected works2.1 Edited works3 References 4 Further reading 5 External linksLife and career[edit] Rockhill was born in Philadelphia, the son of Thomas Cadwalader Rockhill and Dorothea Anne Woodville (1823–1913)
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United States Ambassador To Greece
U.S. diplomatic termsCareer FSO After 1915, The United States Department of State
United States Department of State
began classifying ambassadors as career Foreign Service Officers (FSOs) for those who have served in the Foreign Service for a specified amount of time.Political appointee A person who is not a career foreign service officer, but is appointed by the president (often as a reward to political friends).Appointed The date that the ambassador took the oath of office; also known as “commissioning”. It follows confirmation of a presidential appointment by the Senate, or a Congressional recess appointment by the president. In the case of a recess appointment, the ambassador requires subsequent confirmation by the Senate to remain in office.Presented credentials The date that the ambassador presented his letter of credence to the head of state or appropriate authority of the receiving nation
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New Mexico
New Mexico
Mexico
(Spanish: Nuevo México pronounced [ˈnweβo ˈmexiko], Navajo: Yootó Hahoodzo pronounced [jòːtxó xɑ̀xʷòːtsò]) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America. With a population of approximately two million, New Mexico
Mexico
is the 36th most populous state. With a total area of 121,590 sq mi (314,900 km2), it is the fifth largest and fifth least densely populated of the fifty states. It is one of the Mountain States
Mountain States
and shares the Four Corners
Four Corners
region with Utah, Colorado, and Arizona. Its capital and cultural center is Santa Fe, while its largest city is Albuquerque
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Lhasa
Lhasa
Lhasa
is a city and administrative capital of the Tibet
Tibet
Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China.[2] The main urban area of Lhasa
Lhasa
is roughly equivalent[citation needed] to the administrative borders of Chengguan District,[citation needed] which is part of the wider Lhasa
Lhasa
prefecture-level city, an area formerly administered as a prefecture. Lhasa
Lhasa
is the second most populous city on the Tibetan Plateau
Tibetan Plateau
after Xining
Xining
and, at an altitude of 3,490 metres (11,450 ft), Lhasa
Lhasa
is one of the highest cities in the world. The city has been the religious and administrative capital of Tibet
Tibet
since the mid-17th century
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Tibet
Coordinates: 31°12′N 88°48′E / 31.2°N 88.8°E / 31.2; 88.8              "Greater Tibet" as claimed by Tibetan exile groups Tibetan autonomous areas, as designated by China  Tibet
Tibet
Autonomous Region, within ChinaChinese-controlled, claimed by
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Oriental Studies
Oriental studies
Oriental studies
is the academic field of study that embraces Near Eastern and Far Eastern societies and cultures, languages, peoples, history and archaeology; in recent years the subject has often been turned into the newer terms of Asian studies and Middle Eastern studies
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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The Bibliothèque nationale de France
France
(BnF, English: National Library of France"; French: [bi.bli.jɔ.tɛk na.sjɔ.nal də fʁɑ̃s]) is the national library of France, located in Paris. It is the national repository of all that is published in France
France
and also holds extensive historical collections.Contents1 History 2 New buildings 3 Mission 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection 5 Digital library 6 List of directors6.1 1369–1792 6.2 1792–present7 In popular culture 8 See also 9 References 10 Further reading 11 External linksHistory[edit]See also: History of the Bibliothèque nationale de France (fr)The National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace
Louvre Palace
by Charles V in 1368
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Far East
The Far East
East
is a geographical term in English that usually refers to East Asia
East Asia
(including Northeast Asia), the Russian Far East
Russian Far East
(part of North Asia), and Southeast Asia.[1] South Asia
South Asia
is sometimes also included for economic and cultural reasons.[2] The term "Far East" came into use in European geopolitical discourse in the 12th century, denoting the Far East
East
as the "farthest" of the three "easts", beyond the Near East
Near East
and the Middle East
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École Spéciale Militaire De Saint-Cyr
The École Spéciale Militaire de Saint-Cyr (ESM, literally the " Special
Special
Military School of Saint-Cyr") is the foremost French military academy. It is often referred to as Saint-Cyr (French pronunciation: ​[sɛ̃ siʁ]). Its motto is "Ils s'instruisent pour vaincre": literally "They study to vanquish" or "Training for victory". French cadet officers are called "saint-cyriens", or "cyrards"
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French Foreign Legion
Foreign Legion Command Mainland France1st Foreign RegimentForeign Legion Pionniers4th Foreign Regiment Foreign Legion Recruiting Group 1st Foreign Cavalry Regiment 1st Foreign Engineer Regiment 2nd Foreign Infantry
Infantry
Regiment 2nd Foreign Engineer Regiment 13th Demi- Brigade
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Algiers
Algiers
Algiers
(Arabic: الجزائر العاصمة‎ ( Algeria
Algeria
capital city), Berber languages: ⴷⵣⴰⵢⴻ, French: Alger) is the capital and largest city of Algeria. In 2011, the city's population was estimated to be around 3,500,000. An estimate puts the population of the larger metropolitan city to be around 5,000,000. Algiers
Algiers
is located on the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
and in the north-central portion of Algeria.[2] Sometimes nicknamed El-Behdja (البهجة) or alternatively Alger la Blanche (" Algiers
Algiers
the White") for the glistening white of its buildings as seen rising up from the sea, Algiers
Algiers
is situated on the west side of a bay of the Mediterranean Sea
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Cattle Ranch
A ranch is an area of land, including various structures, given primarily to the practice of ranching, the practice of raising grazing livestock such as cattle or sheep for meat or wool. The word most often applies to livestock-raising operations in Mexico, the Western United States
United States
and Canada, though there are ranches in other areas. People who own or operate a ranch are called ranchers, cattlemen, or stockgrowers. Ranching is also a method used to raise less common livestock such as elk, American bison
American bison
or even ostrich, emu, and alpaca. Ranches generally consist of large areas, but may be of nearly any size. In the western United States, many ranches are a combination of privately owned land supplemented by grazing leases on land under the control of the federal Bureau of Land Management
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French Language
French (le français [lə fʁɑ̃sɛ] ( listen) or la langue française [la lɑ̃ɡ fʁɑ̃sɛz]) is a Romance language
Romance language
of the Indo-European family. It descended from the Vulgar Latin
Vulgar Latin
of the Roman Empire, as did all Romance languages. French has evolved from Gallo-Romance, the spoken Latin
Latin
in Gaul, and more specifically in Northern Gaul. Its closest relatives are the other langues d'oïl—languages historically spoken in northern France
France
and in southern Belgium, which French (Francien) has largely supplanted. French was also influenced by native Celtic languages
Celtic languages
of Northern Roman Gaul
Gaul
like Gallia Belgica
Gallia Belgica
and by the (Germanic) Frankish language of the post-Roman Frankish invaders
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William McKinley
William McKinley
William McKinley
(January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901) was the 25th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897 until his assassination in September 1901, six months into his second term. McKinley led the nation to victory in the Spanish–American War, raised protective tariffs to promote American industry, and maintained the nation on the gold standard in a rejection of inflationary proposals. McKinley was the last president to have served in the American Civil War, and the only one to have started the war as an enlisted soldier, beginning as a private in the Union Army
Union Army
and ending as a brevet major. After the war, he settled in Canton, Ohio, where he practiced law and married Ida Saxton. In 1876, he was elected to Congress, where he became the Republican Party's expert on the protective tariff, which he promised would bring prosperity
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Udanavarga
The Udānavarga is an early Buddhist collection of topically organized chapters (Sanskrit: varga) of aphoristic verses or "utterances" (Sanskrit: udāna) attributed to the Buddha and his disciples. While not part of the Pali Canon, the Udānavarga has many chapter titles, verses and an overall format similar to those found in the Pali Canon's Dhammapada and Udāna. At this time, there exist one Sanskrit recension, two Chinese recensions and two or three Tibetan recensions of the Udānavarga.[1]Contents1 Content 2 History 3 See also 4 Notes 5 Sources 6 Bibliography 7 External linksContent[edit] The Udānavarga has around 1100 verses in 33 chapters
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Montreux
Montreux
Montreux
(French pronunciation: ​[mɔ̃tʁø]) is a municipality in the district of Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut in the canton of Vaud
Vaud
in Switzerland. It is located on
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