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|Claude Monet (14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926) was a founder of French impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting. The term Impressionism is derived from the title of his painting Impression, Sunrise.|
|Urgull is a hill in the heart of San Sebastian, Spain, and was a defense point in the 12th century, with walls and military structures installed in the 16th centry. It also saw some action in various wars in 1813, 1823, 1836 and 1876. The city council now owns it.||12/09/2011||1,029|
|This is a giant white seal lying on a blue tarpaulin in the garden of a house in Den Haag. I think its the same seal that we can see at the "The Hague Plein", lying also on a blue tarpaulin. The resolution is great, you can see the eyes and the nose in GE.|
|Imposing memorial to the famed battle of Leipzig in which Napoleon's army was defeated by allied forces in 1813... This monument made me consider the meaninglessness of all monuments... This gigantic structure built as an indictment against the horrors of war... But it didn't change a thing...||04/11/2006||454|
|The Befreiungshalle ("Hall of Liberation") is an historical classical monument upon Mount Michelsberg above the city of Kelheim in Bavaria, Germany.|
King Louis I of Bavaria ordered the Befreiungshalle to be built in order to commemorate the victories against Napoleon during the Wars of Liberation that lasted from 1813 to 1815.
The construction was starte...
|Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (October 9 or 10, 1813 – January 27, 1901) was an Italian Romantic composer, mainly of opera. He was one of the most influential composers of the 19th century. His works are frequently performed in opera houses throughout the world and, transcending the boundaries of the genre, some of his themes have long since taken root in popular culture - such as "La donn...||12/17/2009||242|
|A duck decoy is a device to capture wild ducks or other species of waterfowl. Formerly the birds were slaughtered and used for food. More recently they have also been used for ornithological research.|
Duck decoys were invented in the Netherlands where most are even today.
In 1813 there were 264 duck decoys in the Netherlands, in 1849 252, in 1880 170 and in 1931 14...
|Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (5 May 1813 – 11 November 1855) was a prolific 19th century Danish philosopher and theologian. Kierkegaard strongly criticised both the Hegelianism of his time and what he saw as the empty formalities of the Church of Denmark. Much of his work deals with religious themes such as faith in God, the institution of the Christian Church, Christian ethics and theology, and the...||11/21/2009||60,857|
|Detail from an American aerial photograph taken on 18 April 1945. The photo shows the star-shaped outline of the Wehrmacht prison Torgau-Fort Zinna (upper right), Seydlitz Barracks and Zieten Barracks (upper left), which was the seat of the Reich Military Court from August 1943 to April 1945.|
The outwork of Fort Zinna, built in 1810-1813 under the rule of Napoleon, was used as a ...
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Description: - Not only are the two temples at Abu Simbel among the most magnificent monuments in the world but their removal and reconstruction was an historic event in itself. When the temples (280 km from Aswan) were threatened by submersion in Lake Nasser, due to the construction of the High Dam, the Egyptian Government secured the support of UNESCO and launched...
|Friedrich Daniel Rudolf Kuhlau (September 11, 1786 – March 12, 1832) was a German-Danish composer during the Classical and Romantic periods.|
Born in Germany, he studied the piano in Hamburg. He lost his right eye at the age of seven when he slipped on ice and fell into the street. His father, grandfather, and uncle were military oboists. Even though Kuhlau was born to a poor fami...
|The Inveraray Gaol in Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, Scotland is known as a living 19th-century prison.|
Designed by James Gillespie Graham (1776–1855) in 1813 after original plans by Robert Reid in 1807. The original plans had called for a courthouse and three prisons, one for males, one for females and one for debtors. The ground obtained was sufficient for such an ambitious plan, ...