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A20

A cytoplasmic zinc finger protein (790 aa) that inhibits NFκB activity and TNF-mediated programmed cell death. The expression of the A20 mRNA is upregulated by TNFα. It is a dual function ...

Communism

Communism: 1800 - 1991  

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...('minority') after a split at the party's Second Congress Bolsheviks A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1900s 20th century Politics Democracy and dissent Europe Russia 1905 1905 The first soviet ("council") of workers is set up in St Petersburg, introducing a word of great significance in Russian Communist history Soviet A Dictionary of World History 2 1900s 20th century Politics Protest and rebellion Commerce and industry Europe Russia Society 1912 1912 At a conference in Prague Lenin forms the Bolsheviks into a separate political party...

Terrorism and assassination

Terrorism and assassination: 133 BCE - 2011  

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...group Irgun Irgun A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1940s 20th century Politics Asia West Asia Palestine and Israel 1944 1944 July 20 - Adolf Hitler narrowly escapes death from a bomb placed by Claus von Stauffenberg Stauffenberg, Claus, Graf Schenk von (1907–1944) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1940s Second World War 20th century Politics War Germany Wars since 1900 1946 1946 Irgun terrorists detonate a bomb in the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, killing 91 people Irgun A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1940s 20th century Politics...

Democracy and dissent

Democracy and dissent: 508 BCE - 2011  

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...World History 3 1920s 20th century Politics Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 Wales British Isles Europe Britain 1925 1925 The RSS party, from which the present Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) derives, is established in India by Keshava Baliram Hedgewar Rāṣṭrīya Svayamsevak Saṅgh(a) A Dictionary of Hinduism 1 1920s 20th century Politics Religion Asia South Asia India (the subcontinent) 1925 1925 A.J. Cook, leader of Britain's miners, insists 'Not a penny off the pay, not a minute on the day' General Strike, British A Dictionary of...

Persecution and repression

Persecution and repression: 213 BCE - 2011  

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...A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1940s Second World War 20th century Politics War Europe Poland Wars since 1900 1945 1945 Alexander Solzhenitsyn is sentenced to eight years in a Soviet labour camp for criticizing Stalin in a private correspondence Solzhenitsyn, Alexander (1918–2008) The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature 3 1940s 20th century Politics Communism Europe Russia 1945 1945 April 5 - Dietrich Bonhoeffer is executed in a Nazi concentration camp just a month before the end of the war in Europe Bonhoeffer, Dietrich (1906–45) A...

US presidents

US presidents: 1775 - 2011  

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...(1904) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1900s 20th century Politics Rulers and politicians North America United States 1905 1905 President Theodore Roosevelt mediates a peace treaty in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, between Russia and Japan Portsmouth, Treaty of (1905) A Dictionary of World History 2 1900s 20th century War Rulers and politicians North America United States 1906 1906 President Roosevelt wins a Nobel Peace Prize for his mediation between Russia and Japan Portsmouth, Treaty of (1905) A Dictionary of World History 2 1900s 20th century...

Politics

Politics: c. 3100 BCE - 2011  

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...Volstead Act (1919) A Dictionary of World History 2 20th century Social and domestic US presidents Society Rulers and politicians North America United States 1920 1920 A right-wing military putsch seizes power for a few days in Berlin Kapp Putsch A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 20th century Protest and rebellion Germany 1920 1920 A plebiscite in Schleswig establishes the border between Denmark and Germany Schleswig–Holstein A Dictionary of World History 2 20th century Democracy and dissent Europe Denmark Germany 1920 1920 A national congress in...

British prime ministers - from 1830

British prime ministers - from 1830: 1830 - 2010  

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...one of them Dardanelles A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 First World War 1910s 20th century War Asia West Asia Turkey Rulers and politicians Wars since 1900 1915 1915 December - Allied troops begin a withdrawal from the Dardanelles after the abject failure of the Gallipoli campaign Gallipoli campaign (25 Apr. 1915–9) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 First World War 1910s 20th century War Asia West Asia Turkey Rulers and politicians Wars since 1900 1916 1916 Lloyd George splits his own Liberal party when he forms a coalition government...

Rulers and politicians

Rulers and politicians: 1066 - 2011  

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...(b. 29 May 1917) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1960s 20th century Politics US presidents North America United States 1960 1960 The Vietcong, or NLF, is formed as a guerrilla force to liberate South Vietnam from the US-backed government Vietcong A Dictionary of World History 2 1960s 20th century Communism War US presidents Cold war Asia East Asia Southeast Asia Vietnam Wars since 1900 1961 1961 President Kennedy appoints his younger brother Robert to the position of US attorney-general Kennedy, Robert Francis (b. 20 Nov) A Dictionary of...

Protest and rebellion

Protest and rebellion: c. 650 BCE - 2011  

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...6 - a vast crowd, assembling in Berlin, calls for a revolution and begins to seize public buildings Spartacists World Encyclopedia 1 1910s 20th century Politics Germany 1919 1919 January 15 - after ten days of street fighting in Berlin, Spartacus leaders Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg are captured and shot Luxemburg, Rosa (1871–1919) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics 3 1910s 20th century Politics Germany 1920 1920 A right-wing military putsch seizes power for a few days in Berlin Kapp Putsch A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 20th...

Conquest and colonization

Conquest and colonization: c. 1520 BCE - 2005  

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...Africa French Equatorial Africa A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1910s 20th century Politics European empires from 1415 European empires in Africa French empire Africa Central Africa East Africa Europe Empires 1910 1910 Japan annexes Korea as a colony, to be controlled by a Japanese governor-general Korea World Encyclopedia 1 1910s 20th century Politics Asia East Asia Korea 1911 1911 Italy finds a reason to invade Libya, a province of the Turkish empire. Libya A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1910s 20th century Politics Turks European...

Dynasties and royalty

Dynasties and royalty: c. 3100 BCE - 2011  

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...brings to a formal end the empire of Austria-Hungary and more than six centuries of Habsburg rule Habsburg A Dictionary of World History 2 First World War 1910s 20th century Politics War Austria Wars since 1900 1920 1920 A national congress in Damascus proclaims Faisal king of an independent Syria Faisal I (b. 20 May 1883) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 20th century Politics Asia West Asia Lebanon and Syria 1920 1920 French intervention in Syria forces Faisal off the throne and out of the country Faisal I (b. 20 May 1883) A Dictionary of...

British monarchs - from 1066

British monarchs - from 1066: 1066 - 2002  

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...1932 George V reads on radio a Christmas address (written by Rudyard Kipling), beginning an annual royal tradition George V (b. 3 June 1865) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1930s 20th century Performing arts Politics Dynasties and royalty Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Rulers and politicians Britain 1936 1936 George V dies and is succeeded on the British throne by his eldest son Edward VIII Edward VIII (b. 23 June 1894) A Dictionary of Contemporary World History 3 1930s 20th century Politics Dynasties...

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