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  Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ferdinand was born in Madrid, the son of Philip von Habsburg (1478–1506) and his wife Juana of Castile (1479–1555).
Ferdinand was the younger brother of Charles, who became the Emperor, and Ferdinand was given control of the Habsburg Hereditary Lands (roughly modern-day Austria and Slovenia).
In 1551 Ferdinand invited the Jesuits to Vienna and in 1556 to Prague.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ferdinand_I,_Holy_Roman_Emperor   (664 words)

 MSN Encarta - Ferdinand V
Ferdinand V, called The Catholic (1452-1516), king of Castile (1474-1504); as Ferdinand II he was also king of Sicily (1468-1516) and of Aragón (1479-1516); as Ferdinand III, king of Naples (1504-1516).
The union of the Spanish kingdoms of Aragón and Castile was effected in 1469 by Ferdinand's marriage to his cousin Isabella I, queen of Castile.
Ferdinand had hoped by this alliance to obtain the Castilian crown for himself, but his high-spirited and politically astute wife firmly retained sovereign authority in her own realm.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761575778/Ferdinand_V.html   (510 words)

 First World War.com - Who's Who - Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand (1863-1914) was born in Graz, Austria.
Ferdinand was also considering the idea of a federalism made up of 16 states; the aim being to avoid disintegration of the fading Austro-Hungarian empire.
Franz Ferdinand was buried in a crypt beneath the chapel of his castle, Artstetten, instead of the customary burial place of the Hapsburgs, Capuchin Crypt, in Vienna.
www.firstworldwar.com /bio/ferdinand.htm   (504 words)

 King Ferdinand
Ferdinand was a rather shy person, but he had a vast culture.
Ferdinand was born on August 12, 1865 in Sigmaringen (Germany) as son of Prince Leopold of Hohenzollern (Carol's brother) and of Princess Antonia (the sister of King Pedro I of Portugal).
King Ferdinand had to deny Carol his rights as heir of the throne and named Mihai (his nephew) as his successor to the throne.
home.att.net /~cdsabau/Mihai/english/ferdinanden.html   (567 words)

 European Explorers: Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan was born in the spring of 1480, probably in Oporto, Portugal.
Ferdinand Magellan was one of the greatest explorers of the Renaissance Period.
Ferdinand de Magellan was born about 1470 of noble parents, and probably spent his boyhood as a page of the Queen of Portugal.
www.cdli.ca /CITE/exmagellan.htm   (719 words)

 Achtung Panzer! - Ferdinand/Elephant
Ferdinand's design was based on Porsche's Tiger - VK 4501(P) prototype which proved to be prone to mechanical failures and was rejected in favour of Henschel's prototype.
Ferdinands were assigned to schwere Heeres Panzerjager Abteilung 653 and 654 (each was to be equipped with 45 Ferdinands), in preparation for the Kursk offensive (Unternehmen "Zitadelle") in July of 1943.
On the first days of action, Ferdinands were disaster due to the technical problems (few were lost because of the fuel line fires), the lack of adequate support and the most important the lack of a self-defense weapon.
www.achtungpanzer.com /pz6.htm   (1333 words)

Ferdinand, the 1986 Kentucky Derby winner who went on to capture the following year's Horse of the Year title with a dramatic victory over 1987 Derby hero Alysheba in the Breeders' Cup Classic, is dead.
Ferdinand was retired to stud in 1989 at Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky., where he was foaled.
"Ferdinand's story is the story of nearly every imported stallion in Japan at that point in time when the figures no longer weigh in his favor.
horsehats.com /Ferdinand.html   (806 words)

 Ferdinand I, Holy Roman emperor. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The sporadic warfare in Hungary was indecisive, except that Ferdinand had to pay tribute to the sultan for the strip of NW Hungary that he was allowed to keep with the royal title.
In Bohemia, Ferdinand laid the groundwork for Hapsburg absolutism by virtually abrogating (1547) the prerogatives of the diet and the towns; he also began the reconversion of the kingdom to Catholicism by calling in the Jesuits.
Ferdinand was obliged to restore the duchy to Ulrich.
www.bartleby.com /65/fe/Ferdi1HRE.html   (446 words)

 Ferdinand Klump
Ferdinand Klump was born 06 March 1842 on the Klump family farm east of Perryville, Missouri.
Ferdinand Klump was a young man, and with his soldiering days behind him, he was ready to settle down and begin living the life of a typical Missouri farmer.
Ferdinand became ill on 01 September 1925 and died on 03 September 1925 at the age of 83.
home.att.net /~rfhp/klump/fklump.html   (2170 words)

 ESPN.com - Horse Racing - Ferdinand won the 1986 Kentucky Derby
The farm's operator told the registry Ferdinand was no longer appropriate for breeding because of his age and failing health, registry spokesman Taisei Hoshino said.
Ferdinand gave Whittingham, the 73-year-old Hall of Fame trainer, the first of his two Derby victories.
Ferdinand finished second in the Preakness and third in the Belmont Stakes.
espn.go.com /horse/news/2003/0721/1583900.html   (498 words)

 Ferdinand II, king of Aragon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
or Ferdinand the Catholic, 1452–1516, king of Aragón (1479–1516), king of Castile and León (as Ferdinand V, 1474–1504), king of Sicily (1468–1516), and king of Naples (1504–16).
In 1469, Ferdinand married Isabella I of Castile, and in 1474 they assumed joint rule of Castile.
Many of Ferdinand’s policies had long-lasting effects, especially the expulsion of the Jews and the Muslims, many of whom settled in N Africa, the search for American gold, and the conversion of large agricultural areas into grazing lands for the benefit of the wool industry.
www.bartleby.com /65/fe/Ferdi2Ara.html   (574 words)

 The Sport of Kings Can't Provide a Royal Ending for Derby Winner Ferdinand
In 1994, Ferdinand was unceremoniously sold to Japanese breeding interests and shipped halfway around the globe to stand stud for a much-reduced sum in the Land of the Rising Sun.
In July, however, The Blood Horse magazine learned that in 2002 the 19-year-old Ferdinand was "disposed of"—Japanese jargon for "killed in a slaughterhouse." Because he'd met his useful end as a stallion, Ferdinand was, in all probability, ground up into pet food or as steaks destined for human consumption.
Ferdinand is not the only top thoroughbred to die in an overseas slaughterhouse.
www.hsus.org /pets/pets_related_news_and_events/the_sport_of_kings_cant_provide_a_royal_ending_for_derby_winner_ferdinand.html   (1343 words)

 St. Ferdinand Catholic Church - Florissant MO
It was in the mid 1700's that the French began to arrive in the Mississippi Valley as settlers, giving birth to localities such as Florissant.
Father Peter J. De Smet, SJ, known as the Apostle of the Indians, was ordained at St. Ferdinand in 1827.
A year earlier a new church was built on Charbonier Road in Florissant on property donated to the Archdiocese for this purpose by Tom and Mary Herbst, Sr.
www.stferdinand.org   (687 words)

 Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan did it on his famous voyage in search of a westward route to the Moluccas (now Melaka).
Ferdinand Magellan was born in about 1480 in Sabrosa of a noble family, and he spent his years as a court page.
Ferdinand Magellan proved to the world and all those who rejected his ideas that one could circumnavigate the world.
www.studyworld.com /ferdinand_magellan.htm   (647 words)

Ferdinand sired 12 approved sons, 194 competition horses, and 165 Main Studbook mares, even though he was 18 years old before his first offspring, Ferdl made him famous.
Recently a decision was made to return this line from the letter W to the letter F, to distinguish the Ferdinand line from the Woermann line, and a number of very nice ‘F’ Werther progeny are reinvigorating this wonderful line.
Ferdinand is by Ferrara, a descendent from the mighty Feiner Kerl by Fling.
www.horsemagazine.com /BREEDINGBARN/GREAT_STALLIONS/Ferdinand/ferdinand.html   (297 words)

Ferdinand, after a journey the story of which reads like a novel, for its perils and its dramatic interest, was married to Isabella in the palace of Juan de Vivero, in 1469.
Ferdinand had meanwhile succeeded to the throne of Aragon, and thus the definitive unity of the Spanish nation was accomplished in the two monarchs to whom a Spanish pope, Alexander VI, gave the title of "Catholic" which the Kings of Spain still bear.
This was the case at the siege of Malaga, and at that of Baza, where the stern usages of war did not hinder the Moorish leader, Cid Hiaya, from displaying his chivalry towards the queen.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08177a.htm   (1954 words)

 BBC SPORT | Football | Internationals | England | Ferdinand dropped over drug row
Ferdinand has denied ever using drugs and his club, Manchester United, are unhappy with the decision, claiming he should have been allowed to continue playing until the outcome of any possible disciplinary hearing.
Ferdinand claims he forgot to attend a pre-arranged appointment with testers at Manchester United's Carrington training ground on 23 September.
The controversy surrounding Ferdinand is believed to be the reason why Eriksson delayed naming his squad for the match against Turkey.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport2/hi/football/internationals/england/3169798.stm   (685 words)

 Ferdinand - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
FERDINAND [Ferdinand] 1865-1927, king of Romania (1914-27), nephew of Carol I.
Ferdinand annexed (1918) Bessarabia from Russia and in 1919 ordered the Romanian military intervention in Hungary that broke up the Communist government of Béla Kun.
Ferdinand's son, Carol (see Carol II), renounced his succession in 1925, and Carol's son Michael succeeded in 1927.
www.highbeam.com /doc/1E1:FerdiRom/Ferdinand.html?refid=ip_hf   (112 words)

 Ferdinand V and Isabella I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
called The Catholic (1452-1516), King of Castile (1474-1504); as Ferdinand II he was also King of Sicily (1468-1516) and of Aragón (1479-1516); as Ferdinand III, King of Naples (1504-1516).
In August Christopher Columbus, sponsored by Ferdinand and Isabella, set sail from the small Spanish seaport of Palos on his epoch-making voyage to America, which was the first step in the creation of the Spanish overseas colonial empire.
In 1469 Princess Isabella married Ferdinand of Aragón, known also as Ferdinand V, The Catholic, and on the death of her brother, Henry IV, Isabella and Ferdinand jointly succeeded (1474) to the throne of Castile and León.
www.sonhex.dk /fandi.htm   (617 words)

 Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand, eldest son of Carl Ludwig, the brother of Emperor Franz Josef, was born in 1863.
A promoter of naval expansion and military modernization, Ferdinand was popular with the armed forces and in the summer of 1914 General Oskar Potiorek, Governor of the Austrian provinces of Bosnia-Herzegovina, invited the Inspector of the Armed Forces, to watch his troops on maneuvers.
The Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria, nephew of the aged Emperor and heir to the throne, was assassinated in the streets of Sarajevo, the Bosnian capital, yesterday afternoon.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FWWarchduke.htm   (1905 words)

 home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ferdinand Catholic School and Parish is located in Florissant, Missouri within the Archdiocese of St. Louis.
In 1957 a new St. Ferdinand Church was built on Charbonier Road.
Ferdinand students are continuing their rich tradition and missionary spirit through their studies, worship, and service to the community.
www.stferd.com   (279 words)

 Franz Ferdinand Biography
Franz Ferdinand, is the most famous recent Scottisch pop/rock band (from Glasgow), formed by four young and ambitious musicians.
After evicting the pigeons and fixing the windows, they found a sympathetic electrician who managed to wire the building in a way that left the electricity board innocent of the knowledge that they were supplying the power.
Franz Ferdinand was released in February 2004 in the UK (09/02/04).
www.franzferdinandfans.com   (684 words)

 The Exceller Fund... About the Exceller Fund   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Despite winning the sport's most prestigious race, The Kentucky Derby, in 1986 Ferdinand is believed to have gone the way of so many horses who had no economic utility to their current owners.
Ferdinand and The Exceller Fund in the News...
Exceller Fund member Danielle Rudman was so moved over the news of Ferdinand that she drew a portrait of Exceller and Ferdinand in remembrance of them.
www.excellerfund.org /ferdinand.htm   (447 words)

 Ferdinand Tonnies - Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The German sociologist Ferdinand Tonnies (1855-1936) was a major contributor to theory and field studies in sociology.
There is a contrast between a social order which--being based upon consensus of wills--rests on harmony and is developed and ennobled by folkways, mores, and religion, and an order which--being based upon a union of rational wills--rests on convention and agreement, is safeguarded by political legislation, and finds its ideological justification in public opinion.
The entire culture has been transformed into a civilization of state and Gesellschaft, and this transformation means the doom of culture itself if none of its scattered seeds remain alive and again bring forth the essence and idea of Gemeinschaft, thus secretly fostering a new culture amidst the decaying one.
www2.pfeiffer.edu /~lridener/courses/GEMEIN.HTML   (3742 words)

 Ferdinand, Vermont, New England, USA
Ferdinand is literally a place to pass through on your way to somewhere else: approximately five miles of Route 105 are the only road in town, connecting Brighton with Brunswick.
It was once Ferdinand's lone post office, the majority of its business being the now defunct Beattie Lumber Mill.
Wenlock was the name of a town that was divided between Ferdinand and Brunswick in 1853; the post office closed in 1923.
www.virtualvermont.com /towns/ferdinand.html   (309 words)

 ESPN.com Soccernet England: Rio Ferdinand
The Elland Road outfit were prepared to pay £18m for Ferdinand, a fee which sent shockwaves through the footballing world.
Ferdinand took the number 29 shirt at Leeds, opting against keeping the number 15 jersey he had with West Ham.
Ferdinand, a real favourite at Leeds, played 73 games for the club and scored three goals.
www.soccernet.com /england/players/ferdinandrio.html   (621 words)

 Ferdinand News
Residents of Perry County are preparing to roll out a familiar springtime welcome to out-of-town visitors and one another this weekend as the Dogwood Festival swings into motion for the 44th time.
FERDINAND - The Monrovia girls' basketball team has been on quite a rollercoaster ride in the last few weeks.
Indiana's largest newspaper association honored Ferdinand Town Clerk-Treasurer Bev Schulthise for her consistent record of providing public documents to the public.
www.topix.net /city/ferdinand-in   (532 words)

 Ferdinand - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The four allies, attacking the Ottomans, were victorious in the first of the Balkan Wars (1912-13), but in the second Balkan War (1913) Bulgaria suffered a humiliating defeat by Serbia, Greece, Romania, and the Ottomans.
In the hope of recovering most of Macedonia, lost to Serbia and Greece by the Treaty of Bucharest (1913), Ferdinand in 1915 joined the Central Powers in World War I. In 1917 the tide of war turned against Bulgaria, and in 1918, Ferdinand was forced to abdicate in favor of his son, Boris III.
Ferdinand left Bulgaria to spend most of the rest of his life at Coburg, Germany.
www.highbeam.com /doc/1E1:FerdiBul/Ferdinand.html?refid=ip_hf   (237 words)

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