The USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) is the third United States Navy Nimitz class supercarrier and is named after Carl Vinson, a Congressman from Georgia, in recognition of his contributions to the US Navy. The ship was launched in 1980, undertook her maiden voyage in 1983, and underwent Refueling and Overhaul between 2005 and 2009. Carl Vinson's callsign is "Gold Eagle".
Carl Nielsen lived in this thatched cottage at Norre Lyndelse south of Odense as a child for a couple of years before his confirmation in 1879.
The house, approximately 15 km south of Odense near the Odense to Faaborg road, where the villages of Nr. Lyndelse and Nr. Søby meet, was Carl Nielsen's third and last childhood home. It became a museum in 1956.
The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek is an art museum, its collection built around the personal collection of Carlsberg Beer founder, Carl Jacobsen. The museum houses a mix of antique sculptures, Impressionist paintings, Danish art, and more.
Build between 1888 and 1894 by Wilhelm Carl von Rothschild, this building nowadays accommodates the famous Hotel Sonnenhof in Koenigstein near Frankfurt. In 1949 the course for the german constitution, the basic law (Grundgesetz), was set in the rooms of this building. Famous politicians like Theodor Heuss and Ludwig Erhard met here.
A 42 hectare botanical garden with over 18,000 species of plants. The oldest botanical garden in Germany was founded by the king in the 17th century as a place to grow medicinal plants and vegetables, The garden fell into decay and was restored after 1801 by the botanist Carl Ludwig Willdenow.
Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld (29 July 1905 – 18 September 1961) was a Swedish diplomat and author and was the second Secretary-General of the United Nations. He served from April 1953 until his death in a plane crash in September 1961. He is the only person to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize posthumously. Hammarskjöld remains the only U.N. Secretary-General to die in office. ...
Spandau Prison was a prison situated in the borough of Spandau in western Berlin, constructed in 1876 and demolished in 1987 after the death of its last prisoner, Rudolf Hess, to prevent it from becoming a neo-Nazi shrine. The prison was near, though not part of, the Renaissance-era Spandau Citadel fortress. In history, Spandau Prison succeeded as a prison to the citadel and where Frederick II ...
Predator is a 1987 American action, adventure, science-fiction, thriller film directed by John McTiernan, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Jesse Ventura, and Kevin Peter Hall. The story follows an elite team on a mission to rescue hostages from a guerrilla group in Central America. Unknowingly, the group is hunted by an extraterrestrial life form, the Predator.
Haga Palace (Swedish: Haga slott), formerly known as the Queen's Pavilion (Swedish: Drottningens paviljong), is located in Hagaparken, Solna Municipality in Metropolitan Stockholm, Sweden. The palace, built in 1802 – 1805, was modelled after ballet-master Gallodiers Italian villa in Drottningholm by architect Carl Christoffer Gjörwell on appointment by King Gustaf IV Adolf for the royal childre...
The Chinese Pavilion (Swedish: Kina slott), located in the grounds of the Drottningholm Palace park, is a Chinese-inspired royal pavilion built in 1753. The pavilion is currently one of Sweden's Royal Palaces.
The first castle building was built as a prefab house in 1753 and was a birthday gift to Queen Lovisa Ulrika from King Adolf Fredrik on the 24 of July.
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