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  2. Eugène Ionesco - Wikipediaène_Ionesco

    Eugène Ionesco (French: [øʒɛn jɔnɛsko]; born Eugen Ionescu, Romanian: [e.uˈdʒen joˈnesku] (); 26 November 1909 – 28 March 1994) was a Romanian-French playwright who wrote mostly in French, and was one of the foremost figures of the French avant-garde theatre in the 20th century.

  3. Slovenia - Wikipedia

    Demands for democratisation and more Slovenian independence were sparked off. A mass democratic movement, coordinated by the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, pushed the Communists in the direction of democratic reforms. In September 1989, numerous constitutional amendments were passed to introduce parliamentary democracy to Slovenia.

  4. Polyethylene - Wikipedia

    History. Polyethylene was first synthesized by the German chemist Hans von Pechmann, who prepared it by accident in 1898 while investigating diazomethane. When his colleagues Eugen Bamberger and Friedrich Tschirner characterized the white, waxy substance that he had created, they recognized that it contained long −CH 2 − chains and termed it polymethylene.

  5. List of Georgetown University alumni - Wikipedia

    Founder of the American Foundation for Equal Rights; President of the Human Rights Campaign, 2012 Mary Ellen Iskenderian: 1981 SFS President and CEO of Women's World Banking (microfinance) Jan Karski: 1952 Grad World War II Polish resistance fighter; Polish diplomat; professor at Georgetown University for 40 years Tim King: 1989, 1993 SFS,

  6. South East England - Wikipedia

    Kenco coffee is made at Kraft Foods Banbury owned by Mondelēz International (former Kraft before October 2010) with Café HAG and Carte Noir off A422/A423 roundabout opposite a Tesco; the site was built to make Bird's Custard in 1964, by General Foods who were bought by Kraft in 1990, and claims to be the biggest coffee-production site in ...

  7. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - Wikipedia

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is a 2016 American superhero film based on the DC Comics characters Batman and Superman.Produced by Warner Bros. Pictures, Atlas Entertainment and Cruel and Unusual Films, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, it is a follow-up to Man of Steel (2013) and the second installment in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU).

  8. National responses to the COVID-19 pandemic - Wikipedia

    On 8 January 2020, a new coronavirus was announced by Chinese scientists as the cause of the new disease; the virus was sequenced and its genome uploaded online. On 23 January 2020, the Chinese government banned travel to and from Wuhan, enforced strict quarantines in affected regions and initiated a national response.

  9. Dutch language - Wikipedia

    Dutch (Nederlands [ˈneːdərlɑnts] ()) is a West Germanic language spoken by about 25 million people as a first language and 5 million people as a second language, constituting most of the population of the Netherlands (where it is the only official language countrywide) and about 60% of the population of Belgium (as one of three official languages).