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  2. Deaths in June 2013 - Wikipedia

    Elroy Chester, 44, American criminal, execution by lethal injection. Fatai Rolling Dollar, 86, Nigerian musician. John Groppo, 92, American politician, member of the Connecticut House of Representatives (1959–1985). Hugo Gutierrez, Jr., 86, Filipino jurist, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (1982–1993), complications of diabetes.

  3. List of death row inmates in the United States - Wikipedia

    Median time, in years, a death row prisoner has been awaiting execution: 7; Average time, in years, between imposition of a death sentence and execution: 12. For 2020: 22 years on average between offense and execution. Later found innocent or exonerated. 1.6% of death row prisoners since 1972 have been formally exonerated and released.

  4. John French, 1st Earl of Ypres - Wikipedia,_1st_Earl_of_Ypres

    Field Marshal John Denton Pinkstone French, 1st Earl of Ypres, KP, GCB, OM, GCVO, KCMG, ADC, PC (28 September 1852 – 22 May 1925), known as Sir John French from 1901 to 1916, and as The Viscount French between 1916 and 1922, was a senior British Army officer.

  5. Black Legend of the Spanish Inquisition - Wikipedia

    The Black Legend of the Spanish Inquisition is the hypothesis of the existence of a series of myths and fabrications about the Spanish Inquisition used as propaganda against the Spanish Empire in a time of strong military, commercial and political rivalry between European powers, starting in the 16th century.

  6. Christopher Lee - Wikipedia

    Lee's father fought in the Boer War and First World War, and his mother was an Edwardian beauty who was painted by Sir John Lavery, Oswald Birley, and Olive Snell, and sculpted by Clare Sheridan. [6] [7] Lee's maternal great-grandfather, Jerome Carandini, the Marquis of Sarzano, was an Italian political refugee; his wife, Lee's great ...

  7. Dissolution of the monasteries - Wikipedia

    The dissolution of the monasteries, occasionally referred to as the suppression of the monasteries, was the set of administrative and legal processes between 1536 and 1541 by which Henry VIII disbanded monasteries, priories, convents, and friaries in England, Wales, and Ireland, expropriated their income, disposed of their assets, and provided for their former personnel and functions.

  8. Albany, New York - Wikipedia,_New_York

    Albany (/ ˈ ɔː l b ən i / AWL-bən-ee) is the capital of the U.S. state of New York, also the seat and largest city of Albany County.Albany is on the west bank of the Hudson River, about 10 miles (16 km) south of its confluence with the Mohawk River, and about 135 miles (220 km) north of New York City.

  9. Second Boer War - Wikipedia

    The Second Boer War (Afrikaans: Tweede Vryheidsoorlog, lit. 'Second Freedom War', 11 October 1899 – 31 May 1902), also known as the Boer War, the Anglo–Boer War, or the South African War, was a conflict fought between the British Empire and the two Boer Republics (the South African Republic and the Orange Free State) over the Empire's influence in Southern Africa from 1899 to 1902.