"Spanish Civil War. "Catalans, Catalunya!" (Catalan "
"Spanish Civil War. "Catalans, Catalunya!" (Catalan people, Catalonia). Poster against the Catalan language persecution. Comisariado de Propaganda de la Generalitat de Catalunya (Propaganda Commission of the Government of Catalonia). Drawing. SPAIN. Barcelona. Biblioteca de Catalunya (National Library of Catalonia)." Date:
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Alexander III, Emperor of Russia
Alexander III, Tsar of Russia (1845-94). He was the younger son of Tsar Alexander II and became heir with the death of his elder brother, Nikolai. He married Princess Dagmar of Denmark (sister of Queen Alexandra) in 1866 who became Empress Maria Fedorovna. He followed a repressive domestic policy, especially in the persecution of the Jews, and promoted Russian language, traditions and the Orthodox Church. Despite several assassination attempts he died a natural death and was succeeded by his son, Nicholas II.
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Waldenses Flight - 6
The Waldenses have to fight off attackers at Salabertrann, in the course of their flight from persecution as heretics in France and Italy to Switzerland and Germany.
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1688, Attackers, Course, Events, Fight, Flight, France, Germany, Heretics, Historical, History, Italy, Persecution, Salabertrann, Switzerland, Waldenses