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Three Ducal Ministers

The Three Ducal Ministers, also translated as the Three Dukes, Three Excellencies, or the Three Lords, was the collective name for the three highest officials in ancient China.

                                               

Three Lords and Nine Ministers

The Three Lords and Nine Ministers system was a central administrative system adopted in ancient China that was officially instituted in the Qin dynasty and was replaced by the Three Departments and Six Ministries system since the Sui dynasty.

                                               

Tourism minister

The Minister of Tourism is the head of the governmental department that specializes in tourism, recreation and/or culture. The position exists in many different countries under several names: Minister for Tourism Australia Minister for Tourism, M ...

                                               

Town Serjeant

The Town Serjeant is the Serjeant-at-Arms for local municipalities in English borough councils and serves as a law enforcement official for some towns in the United States. The position dates to the 16th Century and its functions included macebea ...

                                               

Transportation authority

A transportation authority or public transport authority is an authority which regulates or administers transportation related matters. Most transportation authorities in Western countries are under the direction of elected officials. In the Unit ...

                                               

Tree of Peace

The Iroquois Tree of Peace finds its roots in a man named Dekanawida, the peace-giver. The legends surrounding his place amongst the Iroquois is based in his role in creating the Five Nations Confederacy, which consisted of the Mohawks, Oneidas, ...

                                               

Triggerfish (surveillance)

Triggerfish describes a technology of cell phone interception and surveillance using a mobile cellular base station. The devices are also known as cell-site simulators or digital analyzers.

                                               

Trusted Foundry Program

The Trusted Foundry Program also called the trusted suppliers program is a United States Department of Defense program designed to secure the manufacturing infrastructure for information technology vendors providing hardware to the military. It w ...

                                               

Embassy of Turkey, Brasilia

The Embassy of the Turkey in Brasilia is Turkeys diplomatic mission to Brazil. It is located at Naçoes Avenue, Q.805, Brasilia. The current Turkish Charge dAffaires to Brazil is Ahmet Gurkan.

                                               

United States of China

United States of China is a political concept first devised in the early 1920s by Chen Jiongming of a federalized China modeled closely after the United States of America. Given the political, social and linguistic realities of China in the warlo ...

                                               

United States Trade and Development Agency

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is an independent agency of the United States government, formed in 1992 to advance economic development and U.S. commercial interests in developing and middle income countries.

                                               

United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission

The United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission is a congressional commission of the United States government. Created through a congressional mandate in October 2000, it is responsible for monitoring and investigating national se ...

                                               

US Federal Contractor Registration/GovKinex

US Federal Contractor Registration is a privately-owned third-party government registration firm based out of St. Petersburg, Florida. Founded in 2010 by current President/CEO Eric Knellinger, the firms main service is assisting federal contracto ...

                                               

Usurper

A usurper is an illegitimate or controversial claimant to power, often but not always in a monarchy. In other words, a person who takes the power of a country, city, or established region for himself, without any formal or legal right to claim it ...

                                               

Vashon-Maury Island Community Council

The Vashon-Maury Island Community Council is a body whose purpose is to advise the King County Council on matters relating to Vashon Island and Maury Island.

                                               

Vassal state

A vassal state is any state that has a mutual obligation to a superior state or empire, in a status similar to that of a vassal in the feudal system in medieval Europe. The obligations often included military support in exchange for certain privi ...

                                               

Veterinary Disciplinary Board (Sweden)

The Swedish Veterinary Disciplinary Board is a Swedish government agency that answers to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Consumer Affairs. The agency tries cases of professional misconduct among veterinarians. It is located in Jonkoping.

                                               

Viceroy of Yun-Gui

The Viceroy of Yun-Gui, fully referred to in Chinese as the Governor-General of Yunnan and Guizhou Provinces and the Surrounding Areas Overseeing Military Affairs and Food Production, Director of Civil Affairs, was one of eight regional viceroys ...

                                               

Videocracy

"Voter-generated-content", such as videos on YouTube, have been identified as examples of a developing videocracy. In Italy, the election of Silvio Berlusconi as Prime Minister in 1994 was seen by many as a "media coup detat a drift towards video ...

                                               

Vinnova

Vinnova is the Swedish government agency that administers state funding for research and development. The agencys mission as defined by the government is to promote development of efficient and innovative Swedish systems within the areas of techn ...

                                               

Walferdange communal council

Walferdange communal council is the local council for the commune of Walferdange, in central Luxembourg. It consists of thirteen members, elected every six years by proportional representation. The last elections were held on 9 October 2005, and ...

                                               

Warrant (town meeting)

In New England, a warrant is a document issued by the Board of Selectmen to call a town meeting. Warrants essentially list an agenda of items to be voted on by those present. In towns with an open town meeting, those present would consist of any ...

                                               

Warrant of Appointment

A Warrant of Appointment is the official document presented by the President of Ireland to persons upon appointment to certain high offices of State, signed by the President and bearing the Official Seal of the President. Warrants are presented, ...

                                               

Werl Prison

Werl Prison has about 900 inmates, and is one of the largest prisons in Germany. It is located in the town of Werl in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, east of Dortmund. After World War II, several high-ranking Nazi officials were imprisoned t ...

                                               

West Virginia Future Fund

The West Virginia Future Fund is a permanent trust fund which began operations in March 2014. It was established via the passage of SB 461 and SJR 14 to make the fund constitutionally protected under West Virginia law. Funding comes from a 25% na ...

                                               

Westchester County Clerk

The Westchester County Clerk is the oldest elected office in Westchester County, having been established in 1683. The County Clerks responsibility is maintaining and preserving the official documents and records. The current Westchester County Cl ...

                                               

Wiltz communal council

Wiltz communal council is the local council for the commune of Wiltz, in north-western Luxembourg. It consists of eleven members, elected every six years by proportional representation. The last elections were held on 9 October 2005, and resulted ...

                                               

Wisma Putra

Wisma Putra is a metonym for the Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is also the name of the RM170 million Ministry of Foreign Affairs complex located at the country’s administrative capital, Putrajaya. The name Wisma Putra was given to the ...

                                               

XI Constitutional Government of São Tome and Principe

The XI Constitutional Government of São Tome and Principe was a Government of São Tome and Principe. It was established in April 2006 and was disestablished in February 2008.

                                               

XII Constitutional Government of São Tome and Principe

The XII Constitutional Government of São Tome and Principe was a Government of São Tome and Principe. It was established in February 2008 and was disestablished in May 2008.

                                               

XIII Constitutional Government of São Tome and Principe

The XIII Constitutional Government of São Tome and Principe was a Government of São Tome and Principe. It was established on 22 June 2008.

                                               

XIV Constitutional Government of São Tome and Principe

The XIV Constitutional Government of São Tome and Principe was a Government of São Tome and Principe. It was established on 14 August 2010 and it was disestablished on 5 December 2012.

                                               

XV Constitutional Government of São Tome and Principe

The XV Constitutional Government of São Tome and Principe was a Government of São Tome and Principe. It was established on 12 December 2012 and it was disestablished on 24 November 2014.

                                               

Health of Frederic Chopin

Frederic Chopins disease and the reason for his premature death at age 39 were frequently debated for over 150 years. Although he was diagnosed with and treated for tuberculosis throughout his lifetime, a number of alternative diagnoses had been ...

                                               

Health of Charles Darwin

For much of his adult life, Charles Darwins health was repeatedly compromised by an uncommon combination of symptoms, leaving him severely debilitated for long periods of time. However, in some ways this may have helped his work, and Charles Darw ...

                                               

Health of Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitlers tremors and irregular heartbeat during the last years of his life could have been symptoms of tertiary late stage syphilis, which would mean he had a syphilis infection for many years. Along with another doctor, Theodor Morell diagn ...

                                               

Possible monorchism of Adolf Hitler

The possibility that Adolf Hitler had only one testicle has been a fringe subject among historians and academics researching the German leader. The rumour may be an urban myth, possibly originating from the contemporary British military song "Hit ...

                                               

Health of Robert E. Howard

The health of American author Robert E. Howard, especially his mental health, has been the focus of the biographical and critical analysis of his life. In terms of physical health, Howard had a weak heart which he treated by taking digitalis. The ...

                                               

Mental health of Jesus

The question of whether the historical Jesus was in good mental health has been explored by multiple psychologists, philosophers, historians, and writers. The first to openly question Jesus sanity was French psychologist Charles Binet-Sangle, the ...

                                               

Health of Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II entered the papacy in 1978 as an avid sportsman, enjoying hiking and swimming. The 58-year-old was extremely healthy and active for his age, jogging in the Vatican gardens to the horror of Vatican staff, who informed him that hi ...

                                               

Health of Samuel Johnson

The health of Samuel Johnson has been a focus of the biographical and critical analysis of his life. His medical history was well documented by Johnson and his friends, and those writings have allowed later critics and doctors to infer diagnoses ...

                                               

Health of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincolns health has been the subject of both contemporaneous commentary and subsequent hypotheses by historians and scholars. Until middle age, his health was fairly good for the time. He contracted malaria in 1830 and 1835, the latter wa ...

                                               

Health and appearance of Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson was an American entertainer who spent over four decades in the public eye, first as a child star with the Jackson 5 and later as a solo artist. From the mid-1980s, Jacksons appearance began to change. The changes to his face, part ...

                                               

Mozart and smallpox

In 1767, the 11-year-old composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was struck by smallpox. Like all smallpox victims, he was at serious risk of dying, but he survived the disease. This article discusses smallpox as it existed in Mozarts time, the decision ...

                                               

Paralytic illness of Franklin D. Roosevelt

The paralytic illness of Franklin D. Roosevelt began in 1921 when the future President of the United States was 39 years old. His main symptoms were fever; symmetric, ascending paralysis; facial paralysis; bowel and bladder dysfunction; numbness ...

                                               

Terri Schiavo timeline

Terri graduates from Archbishop Wood Catholic High School At 200 pounds, Terri loses 60 lb. with a NutriSystem diet in a year. Dr. Ickler supervising.

                                               

Asylum confinement of Christopher Smart

The English poet Christopher Smart was confined to mental asylums from May 1757 until January 1763. Smart was admitted into St Lukes Hospital for Lunatics, Upper Moorfields, London, on 6 May 1757. He was taken there by his father-in-law, John New ...

                                               

Health of Vincent van Gogh

There is no consensus on Vincent van Goghs health. His death in 1890 is generally accepted to have been a suicide. Many competing hypotheses have been advanced as to possible medical conditions from which he may have suffered. These include epile ...

                                               

Health effect

Health effects are changes in health resulting from exposure to a source. Health effects are an important consideration in many areas, such as hygiene, pollution studies, occupational safety and health, nutrition and health sciences in general. S ...

                                               

Effects of Agent Orange on the Vietnamese people

Agent Orange is a chemical weapon most notably used by the U.S. Military during the Vietnam War, classified as defoliant. Its primary purpose was strategic deforestation, destroying the forest cover and food resources necessary for the implementa ...