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Nnamdi Azikiwe

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe (November 16, 1904 - May 11, 1996), usually referred to as Nnamdi Azikiwe, or, informally and popularly, as " Zik, " was the founder of modern Nigerian nationalism and the first President of Nigeria, holding the position throughout the Nigerian First Republic. From 1960 until 1963 he was Governor-General of independent Nigeria.
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Luigi Dallapiccola

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William Tecumseh Sherman

William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 - February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author. He served as a general in the United States Army during the American Civil War (1861-65), receiving both recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy and criticism for the harshness of the "scorched earth" policies he implemented in conducting total war against the enemy.
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Dionysus

Dionysus or Dionysos (from the Ancient Greek Διώνυσος or Διόνυσος , associated with the Italic Liber ), was the ancient Greek god of wine who represented the power of intoxication and ecstasy (literally "being outside the self"). [1] He was known as the Liberator ("Eleutherios"), freeing one from one's normal self, through drunkenness, madness, or artistic expression.
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Mississippi River

The Mississippi River , derived from the Ojibwa (Chippewa Indian) language meaning “great river” or literally, “river of the falls,” is the second-longest river in North America, meandering from Lake Itasca in northern Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico in Louisiana, a journey of over 2,300 miles. The longest river in North America is its tributary, the Missouri River, with a length of 2,341 miles (3,767 kilometers) from the confluence of the Jefferson River, Madison River and Gallatin River to the Mississippi River.
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Battle of Karbala

Previous (Battle of Kandahar) Next (Battle of Kosovo) The Battle of Karbala The Battle of Karbala was a military engagement that took place on 10 Muharram, 61 A.H. (October 10, 680) in Karbala (present day Iraq) between a small group of supporters and relatives of Muhammad's grandson, Husayn ibn Ali, and a larger military detachment from the forces of Yazid I, the Umayyad caliph.
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