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  1. Johann Eck, speaking on behalf of the empire as assistant of the Archbishop of Trier, presented Luther with copies of his writings laid out on a table and asked him if the books were his and whether he stood by their contents. Luther confirmed he was their author but requested time to think about the answer to the second question.

    Martin Luther - Wikipedia

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  3. Johann Sebastian Bach - Facts, Children & Compositions ...

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    Johann Sebastian Bach had a prestigious musical lineage and took on various organist positions during the early 18th century, creating famous compositions like "Toccata and Fugue in D minor."

  4. Johann Sebastian Bach - Wikipedia

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    Johann Sebastian Bach (31 March [O.S. 21 March] 1685 – 28 July 1750) was a German composer and musician of the late Baroque period.He is known for his orchestral music such as the Brandenburg Concertos; instrumental compositions such as the Cello Suites; keyboard works such as the Goldberg Variations and The Well-Tempered Clavier; organ works such as the Schubler Chorales and the Toccata and ...

  5. The Swiss Family Robinson - Wikipedia

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    The Swiss Family Robinson (German: Der Schweizerische Robinson) is a novel by Johann David Wyss, first published in 1812, about a Swiss family of immigrants whose ship en route to Port Jackson, Australia, goes off course and is shipwrecked in the East Indies. The ship's crew is lost, but the family and several domestic animals survive.

  6. Georg Elser - Wikipedia

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    Johann Georg Elser (German: [ˈɡeː.ɔʁk ˈɛl.zɐ]] ; 4 January 1903 – 9 April 1945) was a German worker who planned and carried out an elaborate assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler and other high-ranking Nazi leaders on 8 November 1939 at the Bürgerbräukeller in Munich (known as the Bürgerbräukeller Bombing). Elser constructed and ...

  7. Martin Luther - Wikipedia

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    Johann Eck, speaking on behalf of the empire as assistant of the Archbishop of Trier, presented Luther with copies of his writings laid out on a table and asked him if the books were his and whether he stood by their contents. Luther confirmed he was their author but requested time to think about the answer to the second question.

  8. In Depth | NeptuneNASA Solar System Exploration

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    The ice giant Neptune was the first planet located through mathematical calculations. Using predictions made by Urbain Le Verrier, Johann Galle discovered the planet in 1846. The planet is named after the Roman god of the sea, as suggested by Le Verrier. Potential for Life. Potential for Life. Neptune's environment is not conducive to life as ...

  9. Online Library of Liberty

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    Online Library of Liberty The OLL is a curated collection of scholarly works that engage with vital questions of liberty. Spanning the centuries from Hammurabi to Hume, and collecting material on topics from art and economics to law and political theory, the OLL provides you with a rich variety of texts to explore and consider.

  10. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes - BrainyQuote

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    Quotations by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German Writer, Born August 28, 1749. ... and to put one's thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world.

  11. Beer Hall Putsch - Wikipedia

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    Johann Rickmers, retired cavalry captain who had fought in World War I; born 7 May 1881 in Bremen. Max Erwin von Scheubner-Richter, Nazi leader, born 21 January 1884 in Riga. Lorenz Ritter von Stransky-Griffenfeld, engineer, born 14 March 1889. Wilhelm Wolf, businessman, born 19 October 1898.

  12. History | World TB Day | TB | CDC

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    During this time, TB killed one out of every seven people living in the United States and Europe. Dr. Koch’s discovery was the most important step taken toward the control and elimination of this deadly disease. A century later, March 24 was designated World TB Day: a day to educate the public about the impact of TB around the world.