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A.D 50 – He was born this year around Lydda. He was one of the founders of rabbinic Judaism. Like his father, Akiba could not read or write. As a young man Akiba did not think highly of scholars, teachers, and students. After many years, Akiba married a wealthy landowner’s daughter named Rachel. She agreed ..

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1915 – Born on the 22nd of January.  1966 – He was the mayor of West Berlin, Germany for one year.  1967 – He was forced out of office after criticizing the police killing of a left-wing student activist.  1993 – He died on the 18th of M..

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1664 – Alberoni was born in Piacenza, Italy on May 30, 1664. 1674 – Became the bellringer and verger in the Cathedral of Piacenza. 1706 – He accompanied the Duke of Parma to Paris. 1711 – Became Secretary of Vendome in Spain. 1713 – Appointed Consul for Parma at Philip’s Court. 1714 – Arranged a ..

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1867 – Married his second wife, Nawab A’lia Shamsul-Muluk. 1881-1885 – Became the 47th Imam. Granted a knighthood of the Order of the Indian Empire and won a seat on the legislative council of Bomb..

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1877 – Born on the 2nd of November in Karachi, Pakistan. 1885 – He succeeded his father as Imam of the Shi’a Isma’ili Muslims at the young age of 7. 1897 – He was conferred the distinction of a Knight Commander of the Indian Empire by Queen Victoria. 1906 – He was a founding member ..

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1936 – Born in Geneva on December 13, 1936. 1948 – Attended Institute Le Rosey in Switzerland. 1959 – Graduated from Harvard University with a BA Honors Degree in Islamic History. 1969 – Married Sarah Frances Croker-Poole on OCtober 22, 1969. 1977 – Founder of "The Institute of Ismaili Studies." 1998 – Married his second ..

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1494 – Agricola was born in Eisleben on April 20, 1494. 1509 – Studied at Wittenberg and became friends with Martin Luther. 1519 – Accompanied Martin Luther in Leipzig to attend the great assembly of German divines as Luther’s secretary. 1525 – Established a Protestant group in Frankfurt. 1526 – Went back to Eisleben to ..

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1510 – Born in Pernaja, Finland and was named after the patron saint of Pernaja’s church. 1528 – Became a scribe for Bishop Martinus Skytte. 1531 – Ordained for priesthood after following the footstep of his teacher. 1536 – Agricola was sent to study in Wittenberg by the Bishop of Turku. 1537 – Started translating ..

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