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1415

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c. 1420

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c. 1427

Go to Azores in World Encyclopedia (1 ed.)

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1439

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1446
c. 1450

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1456

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1462

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1466

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1483
1488

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1492

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Go to Columbus, Christopher (c. 1451–1506) in A Dictionary of World History (2 ed.)

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1493

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Go to Alexander VI (1431–1503) in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (2 rev ed.)

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1494
1496
1497

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c. 1500

Go to Aboriginals and European diseases in The Oxford Companion to Canadian History (1 ed.)

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1502
1503
1505
1510

Go to Goa (India) in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

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1511
1512
1513
1514

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1515

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1519
1520
1521
1525
1530
1531
1532
1533
1534

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1536
1537
1540

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1542

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1545

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1548
1549

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c. 1550

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1557
1568

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1571

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1575

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1577

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1579

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1580

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1583
1585
1587
1590
1600
1607
1609

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1611

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1613
1614
1615
1616
1619

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1620 September 16
1620 November 1121
1620 December 26
1620
1621 autumn
1621

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1622
c. 1625
1626
1627

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1632
1633
1636
1637
1638
1641
1644
1647
1649

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1650
1652
1655

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1656
1657
1658
1660

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1661
1664
1666
1667
1668
1669
1675
1681
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1683
c. 1690
1696

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1697

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1698

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c. 1700
1721

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1732

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1740

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1749
1754
1756
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1763


1764

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1765
1766
1767
1768
1769

Go to Cook, James (1728–79) in A Dictionary of British History (1 rev ed.)

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c. 1770

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1772

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Go to Poland, Partitions of in The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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1773
1774

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c. 1775






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1776





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1778
1779

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1780

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1781
c. 1783

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1787

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1788

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Go to Sydney (Australia, Canada) in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

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1789

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1790

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1791
1792

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1793

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c. 1795

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1798

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Go to Oman in Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

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1800
1801

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1802
1804
1806
1807
1808
1809

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Go to Finland (and USA) in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

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1810

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1811

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1812
1813

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1814

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1815

1816

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1817


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1818

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1819

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Go to Colombia in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

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1820
1821

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1822

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1823

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1824
1825
1826

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1827

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1829

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1830

Go to Lander, Richard Lemon (1804–34) in The Oxford Companion to British History (1 rev ed.)

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1831

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1832
1833

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1835
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1837


1838

1839

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c. 1841
1842

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1843
1845
1846
1847

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1848
1849
1850
1854
1857

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1858

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Go to Vladivostok (Primorye Territory/Russia) in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

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1861
1862

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1863

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1864

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1867

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1868

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Go to Cuban War of Independence in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States (1 ed.)

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1869

Go to Baker, Sir Samuel White (1821–93) in The Oxford Companion to English Literature (7 ed.)

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1871
1874
1876

1877
1878

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1879



1880
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1882
1883
1884





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1885

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Go to Botswana in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names (2 ed.)

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1886
1887

1888
1889

1890
1891

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1892

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1893

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1895

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1896


1897

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1898

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1899

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1900

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1901
1902
1903
1904
1905


1906

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1908
1909

1910
1911

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Go to Agadir crisis (1911) in A Dictionary of British History (1 rev ed.)

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1912

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Go to ANC in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

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1914

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1915

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1916

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1918

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1919

1920

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1921

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Go to Abd el‐Krim (1881–1963) in A Dictionary of World History (2 ed.)

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1922

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1923

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1924

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1926
1928
1930

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1933

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1934
1935

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1936

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1940

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1941
1942

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1946
1947

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Go to Jinnah, Mohammed Ali (1876–1948) in A Dictionary of British History (1 rev ed.)

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1950
1951

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1952

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1953

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1954

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Go to Indochina War (1946–54) in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

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1955

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1956

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1957

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1958

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1959

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1960

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Go to Somalia in The Oxford Companion to the Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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1961

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Go to Organisation de l'Armée Secrète in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

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1962

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1963

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1964

Go to Nkomo, Joshua Mqabuko Nyongolo (b. 17 June 1917) in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (3 ed.)

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1965

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1966

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1968

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1973
1974

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1975

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Go to bin Mohammed, Hassan Moulai (9 Jul. 1929) in A Dictionary of Political Biography (1 rev ed.)

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1976

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1977

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1979

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1980

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1982

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1990
1997

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