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German Jews

                                               

German National Peoples Party

The German National Peoples Party was national-conservative party of the time of the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich. This party was founded in 1918, after World War I. In June 1933, the DNVP merged with the NSDAP.

                                               

Germanwings Flight 9525

Germanwings Flight 9525 was a scheduled international passenger flight flying from Barcelona, Spain to Dusseldorf, Germany, operated by the Lufthansa-owned low-cost airline Germanwings. On 24 March 2015, the Airbus A320-200 jetliner crashed aroun ...

                                               

Gestapo

The Gestapo was the official secret police of Nazi Germany. Hermann Goring, the Minister-President of Prussia, formed the unit in 1933. Beginning on 20 April 1934, it was under the administration of SS national leader Heinrich Himmler, who in 193 ...

                                               

Gladiator

Gladiators were professional fighters in ancient Rome, who fought against each other, wild animals and sentenced criminals, sometimes to the death, for the entertainment of the public. These fights took place in arenas in many cities from the Rom ...

                                               

Globe Theatre

The Globe Theatre was a theatre in London where Shakespeares plays were held. It was built in 1599 by Shakespeares company, the Lord Chamberlains Men. Over the years, several theatres have held this name, all in central London. The Globe could se ...

                                               

Goa liberation movement

The Goa liberation movement was a political struggle for the independence of Goa during the 20th century. The city had been under the colonial rule of the Portuguese for over 450 years. In 1960, India invaded and annexed the territory.

                                               

Shooting of Robert Godwin

On April 16, 2017, Robert Godwin, Sr., a 74-year-old retired foundry worker, was shot and killed while walking on a sidewalk in a neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio. The suspect was 37-year-old Steve William Stephens. Stephens posted a video of the ...

                                               

Goiania accident

The Goiania accident was a radiation accident that happened on September 13, 1987, in Goiania, in the Brazilian state of Goias, after a forgotten radioactive source was taken from an abandoned hospital in the city. It was handled by many people, ...

                                               

Gold rush

A gold rush is when a lot of miners go to a mining place full of gold. Well-known examples are the California Gold Rush of 1849, the Australian gold rush which began in 1851, or the Fraser river gold rush in British Columbia, Canada in 1858.

                                               

Golden age

Golden age is an expression that people use when they are talking or writing about a time that is past, when everything seemed to be good. There are several ways that the term can be used. It can be used for an historic period in a particular pla ...

                                               

Golden Age of India

The period between the 4th century and 6th century AD is known as the Golden Age of India because of the large achievements Indians made in the fields of mathematics, astronomy, sculpting and painting during the Gupta Empire. Significant contribu ...

                                               

Goths

Goth can also stand for a member of the Goth subculture The Goths were an East Germanic tribe. They spoke the Gothic language. Jordanes was a scholar from the 6th century who wrote a summary of a twelve volume work by Cassiodorus about the Goths. ...

                                               

Grand Cross

The phrase Grand Cross is used to describe the highest grade in many types of knighthood. Sometimes the person with the highest grade are called "knights grand cross" or just "grand crosses". Sometimes the actual medallion or ribbon is called "th ...

                                               

Grand Duchy of Tuscany

The Grand Duchy of Tuscany was a monarchy in Tuscany, an area in the north-west of the Italian Peninsula. It existed, with interruptions, from 1569 to 1859. It replaced the Duchy of Florence. It was ruled by the Grand Duke of Tuscany. The capital ...

                                               

Grand Vizier

Grand Vizier, Sadr-ı Azam or Serdar-ı Ekrem, was the greatest minister of the Sultan. The Grand Vizier had absolute power of attorney and could only be removed by the Sultan. He held the imperial seal and he could gather all other viziers to atte ...

                                               

Grand-Bassam shootings

On 13 March 2016, three gunmen opened fire at a beach on Grand-Bassam, Ivory Coast. They attacked the Etoile du Sud hotel which was occupied at the time. Eighteen people were killed. Thirty-three people were injured. The attackers were described ...

                                               

Henry Grattan

Henry Grattan was an Irish politician. He was a member of the Irish House of Commons. He wanted changes such as Catholic Emancipation and more self government for the kingdom. He did not believe that Ireland and Great Britain should become a sing ...

                                               

2019 Grays incident

In the early hours of 23 October 2019, 39 dead bodies were found in a freight container in Grays, Essex, England. The lorry cab is owned by an Irish company. It had been registered Bulgaria, but had not been there since 2017. It travelled from th ...

                                               

Great Awakening

The Great Awakenings were a few periods of religious revival in United States history. The term is used sometimes to refer to events like the Protestant Reformation, as well as to identify general trends within U.S. religious culture. There are f ...

                                               

Great Central Fair

The Great Central Fair was a fair that happened in June 1864. It took place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was held to raise funds for the United States Sanitary Commission.

                                               

Great Fire of New York (1776)

The Great Fire of New York was a large fire in New York City. It burned through the night of September 21, 1776 on the west side of the former boundaries of New York City at the southern end of the island of Manhattan. It started when the British ...

                                               

Great Migration (African American)

The Great Migration was the migration of around 6 million African Americans out of the Southern United States to the Midwest, Northeast and West. The main reasons African Americans left the south were to escape racism and seek jobs in industrial ...

                                               

Great Northern War

The Great Northern War, was a war fought between Sweden and the coalition of Russia, Saxony, Poland, and Denmark-Norway. In 1715 Prussia and Hannover joined the war against Sweden. The King of Hannover was also King George II of Great Britain. Af ...

                                               

Great Pyramid of Giza

The Great Pyramid of Giza of Egypt is a huge pyramid built by the Ancient Egyptians. It stands 18.4 km from Cairo, Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain mostly intact. When it was built it w ...

                                               

Great Recession

The Great Recession was a global economic decline in the late 2000s to early 2010s decade. The effects of the economic problem are still obvious. A few countries, including Italy and Greece, are still in recession. The Great Recession affected wo ...

                                               

Great Stink

The Great Stink was in central London in July and August 1858. During hot weather the smell of untreated faeces was overpowering. It was caused by untreated human waste in the River Thames, and on its banks. An ageing and inadequate sewer system ...

                                               

Greater Khorasan

Greater Khorasan or Ancient Khorasan is a historical region of Greater Iran. It also included parts of Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikstan

                                               

Greco-Bactrian Kingdom

The Greco-Bactrian Kingdom was the eastern-most tip of the Ancient Greek world. It lasted between 250-125BC. It covered Afghanistan but also bits of Turkmenistan, Iran, and Pakistan. It covered a region originally conquered by Alexander the Great.

                                               

Greco-Roman world

The Greco-Roman or Graeco-Roman world, refers to geographical regions and countries who had the language, culture, government or religion of the ancient Greeks and Romans.

                                               

Greek fire

Invented by Byzantines, Greek fire was a fearsome weapon. It had the ability to keep burning while on water. As such, it was often used in naval battles. The creation of it was a closely guarded secret and has now been lost. The term "Greek fire" ...

                                               

Greek underworld

The underworld is the place in Greek mythology where people go when they die. The underworld is controlled by Hades, one of the three main gods. The underworlds gates are guarded by the three-headed dog, Cerberus. The underworld was surrounded by ...

                                               

Greek War of Independence

The Greek War of Independence, also commonly known as the Greek Revolution, was a successful war by the Greeks who won independence for Greece from the Ottoman Empire. Muhammad Ali Pasha sent his son Ismail with an army and a fleet to help fight ...

                                               

Gulf War

The Persian Gulf War, sometimes just called the Gulf War, was a conflict between Iraq and 34 other countries, led by the United States. It started with the invasion of Kuwait by Iraq on August 2, 1990. Iraq had long claimed Kuwait as part of its ...

                                               

Gulf War oil spill

The Gulf War oil spill happened in January of 1991 during the Gulf War when Iraq troops were retreating from Kuwait. Shortly after Coalition forces started the air campaign against Iraq, Iraqi soldiers opened the valves at the Sea Island oil term ...

                                               

Guthrum

Guthrum or Gudrum, christened Æthelstan when he converted to Christianity in 878, was King of the Danish Vikings in the Danelaw, the part of England ruled by the Danes. He is mainly known for his conflict with Alfred the Great.

                                               

Gymnasium (ancient Greece)

In Ancient Greece the Gymnasion was a place where athletes could train for the competitions in public games, such as the Olympic Games. Gymnos means naked. Only men were allowed to enter, and train; they did so fully naked. Athletes also competed ...

                                               

Habitants

Habitants were the farmers of New France. They admired many things in First Nations cultures and adopted some of their skills and technologies. The Habitants were hard working people who moved and lived in New France to farm.

                                               

Habsburg Spain

Habsburg Spain means the history of Spain over the 16th and 17th centuries. This was when Spain was ruled by the major branch of the Habsburg dynasty. Under Habsburg rule, Spain reached the height of its influence and power. The Hapsburgs had lan ...

                                               

Hague Convention

The Hague Convention is a set of treaties signed in Den Haag in 1899 and 1907. Along with the Geneva conventions, they are among the first treaties to speak about war crimes and the laws of war. They are considered to be part of international law.

                                               

Haitian Revolution

The Haitian Revolution was a conflict in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, leading to the abolition of slavery in Haiti and the formation of Haiti as the first modern republic ruled by Africans. It was the biggest slave rebellion since the Zan ...

                                               

Halifax Explosion

The Halifax explosion took place on December 6, 1917 when the SS Mont-Blanc, a French cargo ship loaded with explosives collided with the SS Imo, a Norwegian ship in the harbour in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. 1.782 people were killed and over 9 ...

                                               

Hammadid dynasty

The Hammadids were a Berber group. It was in what is now north-eastern modern Algeria. It existed from about 1008 to 1152. They were destroyed by the Almohads. The capital was first Qalaat Beni Hammad. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 1 ...

                                               

Hanau shootings

On 19 February 2020, two mass shootings occurred, targeting two shisha bars in Hanau, Hesse, Germany. Nine people were murdered and many others seriously wounded. After the attacks, the alleged perpetrator killed his mother and committed suicide. ...

                                               

Hartford Colony

Hartford Colony is a historic district in Waterford, Connecticut. It is in the area of Leonard Court, New Shore Road, and Shore Road. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.

                                               

Hasmonean dynasty

The Hasmonean dynasty was a family that led the Hasmoneans led the Maccabean Revolt and transformed Judah from a Seleucid possession that was becoming more Greek-like into an independent, Jewish nation-state. The Hasmoneans expanded Judah through ...

                                               

Hatepe eruption

The Hatepe eruption was a volcanic eruption in 180 CE. It ranks a 7 on the Volcanic Explosivity Index. This eruption happened at the Taupo Volcano in New Zealand.

                                               

Hattusili III

Hattusili III was a king of the Hittite empire around 1267–1237 BC. He was the fourth and last son of Mursili II. Hattusili led the Hittite forces in the Battle of Kadesh against Egypt in 1274 BC. Hattusili and the Egyptian pharaoh Ramesses II la ...

                                               

2018 Hawaii earthquake

On May 4, 2018, an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 struck Hawaii at around 12:33 p.m. local time. The earthquakes epicenter was near the south flank of Kīlauea, which has been the site of seismic and volcanic activity since late April. The qua ...

                                               

Hayasa-Azzi

Hayasa-Azzi or Azzi-Hayasa, Haisa were a people and area, in North of the Euphrates and to the South of Hayasa. It is not known if their language was Indo-European or Hurrian because there is no records of their language.

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