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  Hammer - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Hammer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hammers are often designed for a specific purpose, and so their design varies quite a lot.
The hammer is used in many professions, and is one of the most basic tools along with the knife.
The hammer takes its place in modern weapons in the form of the firearm hammer or firing-pin hammer, a component of a firearm which strikes the percussion-sensitive part of a cartridge causing the firearm to discharge.
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 CONK! Encyclopedia: Hammer_DeRoburt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hammer DeRoburt, MP, KBE (September 25, 1922 - July 15, 1992) was the founding president of Nauru and ruled the country for most of its first twenty years of independence.
DeRoburt led the country to independence on January 31, 1968, and was president for most of the period until August 17, 1989.
He was given an honorary knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II in 1982.
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 Search Results for hammer -¬†Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Hand hammers consist of a handle and striking head, with the head often made of...
“Hammer” is used here in a general sense to cover the wide variety of striking tools distinguished by other names, such as pounder, beetle, mallet, maul, pestle, sledge, and others.
The implement used in the hammer throw is not a conventional hammer but a metal ball at least 110 mm (4.3 inches) in diameter attached to a wire, the whole implement being a minimum of 1,175 mm (46.3...
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 Republic of Nauru
DeRoburt was the first and longest running president of Nauru, having served in this capacity from independence until 1989, except for a fourteen-month period between December 1976 and May 1978 when he was replaced by Bernard Dowiyogo (Lagumont Harris served for three weeks in 1978).
However, after an August 1989 vote of no confidence deposed DeRoburt for the last time, he was replaced by Kenas Aroi, chairman of the Nauru Phosphate Corporation and former finance minister.
The consummate politician, DeRoburt also held the position of Head Chief of the Nauru Local Government Council continuously from 1955 until his death.
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 Independent, The (London): Obituary: Bernard Dowiyogo
Hammer DeRoburt became the first president of Nauru on independence in 1968.
While DeRoburt was 24 years older, they followed each other in and out of presidential office until DeRoburt's death in 1992.
Eccentric DeRoburt decisions came to haunt Dowiyogo's presidencies: the purchase of underemployed ships and the creation of a loss-leader airline, Air Nauru, are examples.
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 Nauru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Internal self-government was attained in 1966, and in 1968, on achieving full independence, Nauru became a ‘special member’ of the Commonwealth, with no direct representation at meetings of heads of government.
The chief of Nauru, Hammer DeRoburt, was elected president in 1968 and re-elected until 1983 with one interruption (1976–78) when Bernard Dowiyogo was president.
In 1989 Adeang secured the ousting of DeRoburt on a vote of no confidence and Kensas Aroi became president, with Adeang as finance minister in the new government.
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 Hammer Boy - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Hammer Boy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hammer Boy - Encyclopedia Glossary Meaning Explanation Hammer Boy.
He is small, but he possesses a magical hammer that helps him get around all his problems.
When Princess Poplar from the kingdom of Jemius is being pursued by henchmen of the conspirator Moonk, Hammer Boy sides with her, ready to unleash all his latent powers in order to save humankind.
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 Hammer DeRoburt -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hammer DeRoburt, MP, KBE (September 25, 1922 - July 15, 1992) was the founding president of (A small island in the central Pacific Ocean 2,800 miles southwest of Hawaii; in Micronesia west of the Gilbert Islands) Nauru and ruled the country for most of its first twenty years of independence.
In December 1976 younger politicians gained a majority and installed (Click link for more info and facts about Bernard Dowiyogo) Bernard Dowiyogo as president, but DeRoburt returned to power in May 1978.
He died in (The capital of Victoria state and 2nd largest Australian city; a financial and commercial center) Melbourne in 1992.
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 troovel.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Revenue from phosphate sales was invested in a long-term trust fund, but the trust's subsequent history has been a shadowy one whose main beneficiaries appear to be the lawyers charged with investigating bogus claims and fraudulent investments.
Nauru's first head of state was the Head Chief, Hammer DeRoburt, who held power for most of the time between independence and 1989 (in 1976, Parliament unseated DeRoburt after some members objected to his autocratic style, but he was re-elected two years later, winning further elections in 1980, 1983 and 1986).
Finally, in December 1989, DeRoburt was defeated by Bernard Dowiyogo who went on to win a second term in 1992.
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 HAMMER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 Democratic Party of Nauru - Wikpedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It had been founded at January 1987 by former head of state Kennan Adeang, after he has been ousted by Hammer DeRoburt for the second time in two months.
The most important goal of the DPN was to prevent an expansion of power of DeRoburt and to force the role of the Parliament.
In 1989 DeRoburt has been ousted in a vote of no confidence by Kenos Aroi who has been supported by Adeang and his entourage, but only for four months.
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 Nauru - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In Jan. 1987 Hammer DeRoburt was elected President and was forced to resigned in Aug. 1989.
On June 26, 1992 the court ruled that Australian objections were unsound and decided to hear the merits of Nauru's claim for compensation.
In July 1992 former President and independence leader, Hammer DeRoburt died in Melbourne, Australia.
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 necker island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Not only did I feel such a museum was a very worthwhile project for Nauru, I also felt that this proposal would serve to establish at least some measure of confidence before I approached anyone with my somewhat unorthodox idea for a new Nauruan homeland.
Obviously the first step was to make the aquaintance (at least by telephone) of H.E. Hammer DeRoburt, at that time Nauru's most excellent President and father of its independence.
Unfortunately, H.E. Hammer DeRoburt died on July 15, 1992 and the possibilities of resurrecting the project seem to die with him.
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 The Whitlam Institute: The Whitlam Collection: Nauru 1888-1900 by Wilhelm Fabricius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The monograph is dedicated to Hammer DeRoburt, "First President of the Republic of Nauru, who led his people to independence".
One of his last services to them was as one of the co-agents, counsel and advocates before the International Court of Justice on the hearing of the preliminary objections raised by Australia in the proceedings instituted by Nauru against Australia on 19 May 1989 in respect of "a dispute...
This is the second time I have paid a public tribute to Fabricius.
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 Micronesia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It gained internal self-government in 1966 and full independence in 1968 with the chief of Nauru, Hammer deRoburt, as the first president.
There was a hung parliament in 1986 and DeRoburt was re-elected in 1987 after Kennan Adeang had briefly held power.
Adeang established the Democratic Party of Nauru as formal opposition and managed to have DeRobert removed after a vote of no confidence in 1989.
www.gaminggeeks.org /Resources/KateMonk/Pacific/Micronesia/Nauru.htm   (246 words)

 Encyclopedia: Hammer DeRoburt
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Sir Hammer DeRoburt, MP, KBE (September 25, 1922 - July 15, 1992) was the founding president of Nauru and ruled the country for most of its first twenty years of independence.
September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years).
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 Texas Monthly December 1973: Airport!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
President Hammer DeRoburt of Nauru was the only head of state to attend.
Therefore, he was number one in precedence—ahead, among others, of the ambassadors of Britain and France at the diplomatic reception Friday afternoon.
Since President DeRoburt is the first chief of state I have ever talked to, I did not take the experience lightly.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
My boss in Australia, prior to my departure, was the late Pincus Taft.
He had a substantial private practice that included the then President of Nauru, His Excellency Hammer DeRoburt.
Fascinated by Prior’s work, I contacted Pincus suggesting that we should try and set up a diabetes survey in Nauru.
www.pitt.edu /AFShome/S/U/SUPER1/public/html/lecture/lec13271/013.htm   (149 words)

Photo 1 - President Hammer DeRoburt of Nauru: 1.
Photo 2 - President Hammer DeRoburt of Nauru: 2.
Photo 3 - President Hammer DeRoburt of Nauru: 3.
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 MSN Encarta - Archive Article - 1978: Nauru
Cross references refer to Archive articles of the same year.
Chief Hammer DeRoburt, the architect of Nauruan political independence in 1968, was reelected president in May. The return of Chief Hammer, voted out of office by the Legislative Council in December 1976, marked a new chapter in the continuing conflict over management of the island republic's...
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31 Jan 1968 - 18 May 1968 Hammer DeRoburt (b.
Dec 1986 - 17 Aug 1989 Hammer DeRoburt (4th time) (s.a.)
Dec 1955 - 31 Jan 1968 Hammer DeRoburt (s.a.)
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