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1900s

1900s: 1900 - 1909  

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Daimler cars develop a new brand using the name Mercedes, that of the ten-year-old daughter of the investor and distributor Emil Jellinek
1910s

1910s: 1910 - 1919  

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D.W. Griffith directs In Old California, the first film shot in the California village of Hollywood
1920s

1920s: 1922 - 1929  

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James Joyce's novel Ulysses is published in Paris, by Sylvia Beach, because of censorship problems elsewhere
1930s

1930s: 1930 - 1939  

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René Clair blends satire and surrealism in his film Sous les Toits de Paris, a dark comedy about a Parisian street singer
1940s

1940s: 1940 - 1949  

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American Ballet Theatre, directed by Lucia Chase and Richard Pleasant, begins its first season in New York
19th century

19th century: 1800 - 1900  

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Napoleon appoints a commission to prepare a code of civil law, which becomes known as the Code Napoléon
20th century

20th century: 1900 - 1999  

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Daimler cars develop a new brand using the name Mercedes, that of the ten-year-old daughter of the investor and distributor Emil Jellinek
Aachen, Hans von

Aachen, Hans von (1552–1615)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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(1552–1615),

German painter, born in Cologne, the son of a native of Aachen. He studied and worked in

Aagje Deken

Aagje Deken  

(1741–1804), Dutch woman of letters. Deken was the author, in close collaboration with Betje Wolff-Bekker, of closely observed epistolary novels in Dutch, among them De Historie van Mejuffrouw Sara ...
Aal, Johannes

Aal, Johannes (c.1500–1551)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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(c.1500–1551),

Swiss playwright. Aal's Catholic convictions forced him into exile in Freiburg im Breisgau. When the Catholic

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