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1915 – Roger Schutz was born on May 12th in the village of Provence, near Neuchatel in Switzerland, the son of a Swiss Protestant pastor and a French mother from a family with a long Protestant tradition.   1490 – He arrived on his bicycle in the tiny Burgundian village of Taizé, near to the ..

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1576 – He was born this year.   1592 – He entered Cambridge.   1597 – He received fellowship and was ordained in this year. Soon thereafter he became curate of a church at Norwich.   1606 – He was a member of the group of separatists at Gainsborough and a little later was in ..

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US politician   under secretary of state 1969-1970   Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare 1970-1973   Secretary of Defense 1973   Attorney General 1973   resigned rather than follow Richard Nixon's orders to dismiss Archibald Cox as Watergate special prosecutor, initiating Saturday Night Massacre   US ambassador to Britain 1975-1976   Secretary of Commerce ..

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1836 – Born in the village of Kamarpukur, on the 18th of February. 1855  – He became a devotee of the goddess Kali and lived for the rest of his life at her temple in Dakshineswar outside Calcutta.          – He developed throat cancer and attained Mahasamadhi at a garden house in Cossipore on ..

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1733 – He was born on the 13th day of March this year at Fieldhead, and lived in the parish of Birstall, six miles from Leeds, in the northern English county of Yorkshire. He learned a variety of languages, both classical and modern, including several Semitic languages.   1751 – He entered Daventry, a school ..

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Italian economist and politician   1978-1979 – Italian industry minister   1982-1989, 1993-1994 – Chairman of Instituto per la Riconstruzione Industriale (IRI)   Founded Olive Tree coalition   1996-1998 – Prime minister of Italy   1999-2004 – President of Executive Commission of the European Union   Defeated Silvio Berlusconi by 0.06%   Married to Flavia ..

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