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Timeline of Riga

Index Timeline of Riga

The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Riga, Latvia. [1]

197 relations: Adam Black, Administrative divisions of Riga, Aivars Aksenoks, Akmens tilts, Albert of Riga, Alexis of Russia, Alfrēds Rubiks, AMBIO, Andrejs Upīts' Memorial Museum, Andris Ārgalis, Andris Bērziņš (Latvian Prime Minister), Andris Teikmanis, Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady Church, Riga, Arēna Rīga, Archbishopric of Riga, Arsenāls – Fine Arts Museum, Art Academy of Latvia, BA School of Business and Finance, Baedeker, Bikernieki Memorial, BK Barons, BK VEF Rīga, Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications, Botanic Gardens Conservation International, Brasa Station, Bremen, Brentano's, Brotherhood of Blackheads, Brothers' Cemetery, Capitulation of Estonia and Livonia, Cat House, Riga, Catholic Church, Central District, Riga, Christmas tree, Church of Jesus, Riga, Church of Luther, Riga, Church of the Cross, Riga, Conrad Malte-Brun, CRC Press, Dailes Theatre, Daugava Stadium (Riga), David Brewster, Diena, Dinamo Riga, Edinburgh Encyclopædia, Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, ETH Zurich, EuroBasket 1937, European Union, Eurovision Song Contest 2003, ..., FK Jaunība Rīga, Freedom Monument, George Henry Townsend, German occupation of Latvia during World War II, Global spread of the printing press, Governorate of Livonia, Great Cemetery, Grebenstchikov House of Prayer, Riga, Gundars Bojārs, Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, Hanseatic League, History of Riga, Holy Archangel Mikhail Church, Riga, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Riga, Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, Riga, House of the Blackheads (Riga), Ikšķile, International Relations and Security Network, Internet Archive, Island Bridge, Riga, Jānis Birks, Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, JFK Olimps, John Murray (publisher), John Ramsay McCulloch, Krišjānis Barons Memorial Museum, Kurzeme District, Riga, Large Guild, Riga, Latgale Suburb, Riga, Latvia, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, Latvian Museum of Architecture, Latvian Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Latvian Museum of Foreign Art, Latvian Museum of National History, Latvian Museum of Natural History, Latvian Museum of Pharmacy, Latvian Museum of Photography, Latvian National Museum of Art, Latvian National Opera, Latvian National Theatre, Latvian Railway History Museum, Latvian Song and Dance Festival, Latvian War Museum, Latvian Wikipedia, Latvijas Televīzija, Livonia, Lutheranism, Māris Purgailis, Mežaparks Lutheran Church, Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation, Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, National Library of Latvia, Nativity Cathedral, Riga, New Riga Theatre, Nils Ušakovs, Northern District, Riga, Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Riga, Pokrov Cemetery, Polish Wikipedia, Powder Tower, Riga, Pushkin Statue (Riga), R.R. Bowker, Railway Bridge, Riga, Rīgas Balss, Rīgas Laiks, Rīgas Satiksme, Reformation, Riga, Riga Aviation Museum, Riga Castle, Riga Central Market, Riga Central Station, Riga Charter, Riga City Theater, Riga Film Museum, Riga Graduate School of Law, Riga International Airport, Riga International Coach Terminal, Riga Marathon, Riga Motor Museum, Riga Planning Region, Riga Porcelain Museum, Riga Radio and TV Tower, Riga Salsa Festival, Riga Stradiņš University, Riga Technical University, Riga Zoo, Riga–Daugavpils Railway, Riga–Jelgava Railway, Riga–Lugaži Railway, Roman Catholic Diocese of Oslo, Routledge, Russian Wikipedia, Russification, Schmalkaldic League, Siege of Riga (1656), Siege of Riga (1812), Sigismund II Augustus, Skonto Hall, Skonto Stadium, Small Guild, Riga, Southern Bridge, Soviet occupation of Latvia in 1940, Soviet re-occupation of Latvia in 1944, Spilve Airport, St. Alexander Nevsky Church, Riga, St. Francis Church, Riga, St. Gertrude New Church, Riga, St. Gertrude Old Church, Riga, St. James's Cathedral, Riga, St. John's Church, Riga, St. Martin's Church, Riga, St. Mary Magdalene's Church, Riga, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Riga, St. Peter and St. Paul Church, Riga, St. Peter's Church, Riga, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Swedish Gate, Riga, The Barricades, The Library Quarterly, The Statesman's Yearbook, The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe, Thomas Nugent (travel writer), Topographia Germaniae, Torņakalns – Tukums II Railway, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Treaty of Nystad, TTT Riga, Turība University, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations Statistics Division, University of Latvia, Vanšu Bridge, Vērmanes Garden, Victory Memorial to Soviet Army, Vidzeme Suburb, Riga, YIVO, Zemgale Suburb, Riga, Zemitāni–Skulte Railway, Zolitūde, Zolitūde shopping centre roof collapse, 1999 European Athletics Junior Championships, 2006 IIHF World Championship, 2006 Riga summit, 2009 Riga riot. Expand index (147 more) »

Adam Black

Adam Black (20 February 178424 January 1874) was a Scottish publisher and politician.

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Administrative divisions of Riga

The administrative divisions of Riga consists of six administrative entities: Central District, Kurzeme District, Latgale Suburb, Northern District, Vidzeme Suburb and Zemgale Suburb.

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Aivars Aksenoks

Aivars Aksenoks (born May 24, 1961) is a Latvian politician.

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Akmens tilts

Akmens tilts is a bridge in Riga.

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Albert of Riga

Albert of Riga or Albert of Livonia (Alberts fon Buksthēvdens; Albert von Buxthoeven; c.1165 – 17 January 1229) was the third Bishop of Riga in Livonia.

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Alexis of Russia

Aleksey Mikhailovich (p; –) was the tsar of Russia from 12 July 1645 until his death, 29 January 1676.

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Alfrēds Rubiks

Alfrēds Rubiks (Альфред Петрович Рубикс; born 24 September 1935 in Daugavpils) is a Latvian communist politician and a former leader of the Communist Party of Latvia.

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AMBIO

AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published eight times a year by Springer Science+Business Media on behalf of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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Andrejs Upīts' Memorial Museum

Andrejs Upīts' Memorial Museum is a museum in Riga, Latvia.

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Andris Ārgalis

Andris Ārgalis (born August 18, 1944) is a Latvian politician.

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Andris Bērziņš (Latvian Prime Minister)

Andris Bērziņš (born August 4, 1951) is a Latvian politician born in Riga.

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Andris Teikmanis

Andris Teikmanis (29 November 1959; Riga, Latvia) is a Latvian lawyer, politician, and diplomat.

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Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady Church, Riga

Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady Church (Vissvētās Dievmātes Pasludināšanas pareizticīgo baznīca) is an Orthodox church in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Arēna Rīga

Arena Riga (Arēna Rīga) is an indoor arena in Riga, Latvia.

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Archbishopric of Riga

The Archbishopric of Riga (Archiepiscopatus Rigensis, Erzbisdom Riga) was an archbishopric in Medieval Livonia, a subject to the Holy See.

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Arsenāls – Fine Arts Museum

Arsenāls – Fine Arts Museum is an art museum in Riga, Latvia.

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Art Academy of Latvia

The Art Academy of Latvia (Latvijas Mākslas akadēmija) is an institution of higher education and scientific research in art, located in Riga, Latvia.

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BA School of Business and Finance

The BA School of Business and Finance (Banku Augstskola) is one of the leading, self-financing business schools in Latvia.

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Baedeker

Verlag Karl Baedeker, founded by Karl Baedeker on July 1, 1827, is a German publisher and pioneer in the business of worldwide travel guides.

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Bikernieki Memorial

Bikernieki Memorial (Biķernieku memoriāls) is a war memorial to The Holocaust victims of World War II in Bikernieki forest (Biķernieku mežs), near Riga, Latvia.

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BK Barons

BK Barons/LDz (previously Barons/LMT) is a professional basketball club which is based in Riga, Latvia.

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BK VEF Rīga

VEF Rīga is a Latvian professional basketball team that is based in Riga, Latvia.

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Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications

The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC;, EEKRE; Gremium Europäischer Regulierungsstellen für elektronische Kommunikation, GEREK), based in Riga (Latvia), is the regulating agency of the telecommunication market in the European Union.

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Botanic Gardens Conservation International

Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) is a plant conservation charity based in Kew, London, England.

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Brasa Station

Brasa Station is a railway station on the Zemitāni – Skulte Railway.

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Bremen

The City Municipality of Bremen (Stadtgemeinde Bremen) is a Hanseatic city in northwestern Germany, which belongs to the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen (also called just "Bremen" for short), a federal state of Germany.

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Brentano's

Brentano's was an American bookstore and had numerous locations in the United States.

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Brotherhood of Blackheads

The Brotherhood of Blackheads (Mustpeade vennaskond; Bruderschaft der Schwarzhäupter; Melngalvju brālības) is an association of local unmarried merchants, ship owners, and foreigners that was active in Livonia (present-day Estonia and Latvia) from the mid-14th century till 1940 but still remains active in present day Hamburg.

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Brothers' Cemetery

The Brothers' Cemetery or Cemetery of the Brethren (Brāļu Kapi), also sometimes referred to in English as the Common Graves or simply as the Military Cemetery, is a military cemetery and national monument in Riga, capital of Latvia.

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Capitulation of Estonia and Livonia

With the Capitulation of Estonia and Livonia in 1710 the Swedish dominions Estonia and Livonia were integrated into the Russian EmpireLuts (2006), p. 159 following their conquest during the Great Northern War.

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Cat House, Riga

The Cat House (Kaķu nams) is a building situated at 10 Meistaru iela in the old town of Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Central District, Riga

Central District (Centra rajons) is one of six administrative districts of Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Christmas tree

A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce, pine, or fir or an artificial tree of similar appearance, associated with the celebration of Christmas.

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Church of Jesus, Riga

Church of Jesus (Jēzus Evaņģēliski luteriskā baznīca) is a Lutheran church in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Church of Luther, Riga

Church of Luther (Lutera Evaņģēliski luteriskā baznīca), or Torņakalns Church (Torņakalna baznīca) after its geographical location in Torņakalns, is a Lutheran church in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Church of the Cross, Riga

Church of the Cross (Krusta Evaņģēliski luteriskā baznīca) is a Lutheran church in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Conrad Malte-Brun

Conrad Malte-Brun (12 August 177514 December 1826), born Malthe Conrad Bruun, and sometimes referred to simply as Malte-Brun, was a Dano-French geographer and journalist.

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CRC Press

The CRC Press, LLC is a publishing group based in the United States that specializes in producing technical books.

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Dailes Theatre

The Dailes Theatre (Dailes teātris) is a professional Latvian theater founded by Latvian director and actor Eduards Smiļģis (1886-1966) on November 19, 1920 at the Craftsmen Relief Society House at Lāčplēša Street 25, Riga, Latvia.

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Daugava Stadium (Riga)

Daugava National Stadium is a multifunctional stadium in Riga, Latvia, which was opened in 1958.

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David Brewster

Sir David Brewster KH PRSE FRS FSA(Scot) FSSA MICE (11 December 178110 February 1868) was a British scientist, inventor, author, and academic administrator.

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Diena

Diena (The Day) is a Latvian language national daily newspaper in Latvia, published since 23 November 1990.

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Dinamo Riga

Dinamo Riga (Rīgas Dinamo) is a professional ice hockey team based in Riga, Latvia.

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Edinburgh Encyclopædia

The Edinburgh Encyclopædia was an encyclopaedia in 18 volumes, printed and published by William Blackwood and edited by David Brewster between 1808 and 1830.

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Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition

The Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition (1910–11) is a 29-volume reference work, an edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica.

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ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich; Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich) is a science, technology, engineering and mathematics STEM university in the city of Zürich, Switzerland.

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EuroBasket 1937

The 1937 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 1937, was the second FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship, held by FIBA Europe.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Eurovision Song Contest 2003

The Eurovision Song Contest 2003 was the 48th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest.

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FK Jaunība Rīga

FK Jaunība is Latvian football club located in Riga.

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Freedom Monument

The Freedom Monument (Brīvības piemineklis) is a memorial located in Riga, Latvia, honouring soldiers killed during the Latvian War of Independence (1918–1920).

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George Henry Townsend

George Henry Townsend (died 1869) was an English literary compiler and journalist, who wrote several books that are of value in a study of his period.

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German occupation of Latvia during World War II

The occupation of Latvia by Nazi Germany was completed on July 10, 1941 by Germany's armed forces.

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Global spread of the printing press

The global spread of the printing press began with the invention of the printing press with movable type by Johannes Gutenberg in Mainz, Germany.

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Governorate of Livonia

The Governorate of Livonia (Лифляндская губерния, Liflyandskaya guberniya; Gouvernement Livland, Livländisches Gouvernement; Vidzemes guberņa, after the Latvian inhabited Vidzeme region) was one of the Baltic governorates of the Russian Empire, now divided between the Republic of Latvia and the Republic of Estonia.

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Great Cemetery

The Great Cemetery ('Lielie kapi'; 'Grosser Friedhof') was formerly the principal cemetery of Riga in Latvia, established in 1773.

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Grebenstchikov House of Prayer, Riga

Grebenstchikov House of Prayer (Grebenščikova vecticībnieku kopienas lūgšanu nams) is an Old Believers place of worship in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Gundars Bojārs

Gundars Bojārs (born 24 February 1967 in Riga) is a Latvian politician.

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Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden

Gustav II Adolf (9 December 1594 – 6 November 1632, O.S.), widely known in English by his Latinised name Gustavus Adolphus or as Gustav II Adolph, was the King of Sweden from 1611 to 1632 who is credited for the founding of Sweden as a great power (Stormaktstiden).

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Hanseatic League

The Hanseatic League (Middle Low German: Hanse, Düdesche Hanse, Hansa; Standard German: Deutsche Hanse; Latin: Hansa Teutonica) was a commercial and defensive confederation of merchant guilds and market towns in Northwestern and Central Europe.

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History of Riga

The history of Riga, the capital of Latvia, begins as early as the 2nd century with a settlement, the Duna urbs, at a natural harbor not far upriver from the mouth of the Daugava River.

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Holy Archangel Mikhail Church, Riga

Holy Archangel Mikhail Church (Svētā Erceņģeļa Mihaila pareizticīgo baznīca) is an Orthodox church in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Holy Trinity Cathedral, Riga

Holy Trinity Cathedral (Svētā Trīsvienības katedrāle) is an Orthodox cathedral in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, Riga

Holy Trinity Orthodox Church (Svētās Trīsvienības Pārdaugavas pareizticīgo baznīca) is an Eastern Orthodox church in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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House of the Blackheads (Riga)

House of the Blackheads (Melngalvju nams, Schwarzhäupterhaus) is a building situated in the old town of Riga, Latvia.

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Ikšķile

Ikšķile (Uexküll; Ikškilā; Üksküla) is a town in Latvia, the administrative centre of Ikšķile municipality.

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International Relations and Security Network

The International Relations and Security Network (ISN) was part of the Center for Security Studies (CSS) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, which is located in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.

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Island Bridge, Riga

The Island Bridge (Salu tilts) is a bridge that crosses the Daugava river in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Jānis Birks

Jānis Birks (born July 31, 1956 in Riga) is a Latvian politician.

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Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music

Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music (Jāzepa Vītola Latvijas Mūzikas akadēmija), formerly the Riga Conservatory, is a higher education establishment of music at 1 Barona Street, Riga, Latvia.

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JFK Olimps

JFK Olimps was a Latvian football club, playing in the top division of Latvian football.

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John Murray (publisher)

John Murray is a British publisher, known for the authors it has published in its history, including Jane Austen, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Lord Byron, Charles Lyell, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Herman Melville, Edward Whymper, and Charles Darwin.

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John Ramsay McCulloch

John Ramsey McCulloch (1 March 1789 – 11 November 1864) was a Scottish economist, author and editor, widely regarded as the leader of the Ricardian school of economists after the death of David Ricardo in 1823.

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Krišjānis Barons Memorial Museum

Krišjānis Barons Memorial Museum is a museum in Riga, Latvia.

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Kurzeme District, Riga

Kurzeme District (Kurzemes rajons) is one of six administrative districts of Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Large Guild, Riga

The Large Guild (Lielā Ģilde) is a building situated in Riga, Latvia, and was erected in the years 1854 - 1857 after a project by architect K. Bejne in English Gothic style.

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Latgale Suburb, Riga

Latgale Suburb (Latgales priekšpilsēta) is one of six administrative districts of Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Latvia

Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.

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Latvian Academy of Sciences

The Academy of Sciences (Zinātņu akadēmija) is the official science academy of Latvia and is an association of the country's foremost scientists.

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Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum (Latvijas Etnogrāfiskais brīvdabas muzejs) is an open-air museum located just outside Riga, the capital of Latvia, on the lightly wooded shores of Juglas Lake.

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Latvian Museum of Architecture

The Latvian Museum of Architecture is a museum in Riga, Latvia.

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Latvian Museum of Decorative Arts and Design

The Latvian Museum of Decorative Arts and Design is an arts museum in Riga, Latvia.

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Latvian Museum of Foreign Art

The Art Museum Riga Bourse (Mākslas muzejs Rīgas Birža) is a museum in Riga, Latvia.

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Latvian Museum of National History

The Latvian Museum of National History (Latvijas Nacionālais vēstures muzejs), is a national history museum in Riga, Latvia.

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Latvian Museum of Natural History

The Natural History Museum of Latvia is a natural history museum in Riga, Latvia.

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Latvian Museum of Pharmacy

The Latvian Museum of Pharmacy is a medical museum in Riga, Latvia.

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Latvian Museum of Photography

The Latvian Museum of Photography is the only museum in Riga, Latvia devoted to photography.

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Latvian National Museum of Art

The Latvian National Museum of Art (Latvijas Nacionālais mākslas muzejs) is the richest collection of national art in Latvia.

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Latvian National Opera

The Latvian National Opera (LNO, Latvijas Nacionālā opera), Riga, is the national opera of Latvia.

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Latvian National Theatre

The Latvian National Theatre (Latvijas Nacionālais teātris) is one of the leading professional theatres in Latvia.

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Latvian Railway History Museum

The Latvian Railway History Museum is a railway museum in Riga, Latvia.

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Latvian Song and Dance Festival

The Latvian Song and Dance Festival (Latvian Vispārējie latviešu Dziesmu un Deju svētki) is one of the largest amateur choral events in the world and an important event in Latvian culture and social life.

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Latvian War Museum

The Latvian War Museum (Latvijas Kara muzejs) is a military museum in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Latvian Wikipedia

The Latvian Wikipedia () is the Latvian-language edition of the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia.

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Latvijas Televīzija

Latvijas Televīzija (Latvian Television, LTV) is the state-owned public service television company in Latvia.

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Livonia

Livonia (Līvõmō, Liivimaa, German and Scandinavian languages: Livland, Latvian and Livonija, Inflanty, archaic English Livland, Liwlandia; Liflyandiya) is a historical region on the eastern shores of the Baltic Sea.

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Lutheranism

Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which identifies with the theology of Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer and theologian.

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Māris Purgailis

Māris Purgailis (born 8 December 1947, Riga) is a Latvian politician.

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Mežaparks Lutheran Church

Mežaparks Lutheran Church (Mežaparka Evaņģēliski luteriskā baznīca) is a Lutheran church in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation

Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation (Rīgas vēstures un kuģniecības muzejs) is housed by the Riga Dom Cathedral ensemble in the heart of the Old Riga, Latvia.

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Museum of the Occupation of Latvia

The Museum of the Occupation of Latvia 1940-1991 (Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs) is an historic educational institution located in Riga, Latvia.

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National Library of Latvia

The National Library of Latvia also known as Gaismas Pils (Castle of Light) is a national cultural institution under the supervision of the Latvian Ministry of Culture.

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Nativity Cathedral, Riga

The Nativity of Christ Cathedral (Kristus Piedzimšanas pareizticīgo katedrāle, Христорождественский кафедральный собор), Riga, Latvia was built to a design by Nikolai Chagin and Robert Pflug in a Neo-Byzantine style between 1876 and 1883, with decorations made by the firm of August Volz, during the period when the country was part of the Russian Empire.

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New Riga Theatre

New Riga Theatre (Jaunais Rīgas teātris) is a theatre in Riga, Latvia.

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Nils Ušakovs

Nils Ušakovs (Нил Валерьевич Ушаков, Nil Valeryevich Ushakov) (born 8 June 1976) is Latvian politician and former journalist.

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Northern District, Riga

Northern District (Ziemeļu rajons) is one of six administrative districts of Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Riga

Our Lady of Sorrows Church (Sāpju Dievmātes Romas katoļu baznīca) is a Roman Catholic church in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Pokrov Cemetery

Pokrov Cemetery (Pokrova kapi) is a wide cemetery in Riga built in 1773.

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Polish Wikipedia

The Polish Wikipedia () is the Polish-language edition of Wikipedia, a free online encyclopedia.

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Powder Tower, Riga

The Powder Tower (Pulvertornis) is situated in Riga, Latvia, and originally a part of the defensive system of the town.

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Pushkin Statue (Riga)

The Pushkin Statue in Kronvalda park in Riga, Latvia, was erected in 2009 as a gift from the city of Moscow.

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R.R. Bowker

R.R. Bowker LLC ("Bowker") is an American limited liability company based in New Providence, New Jersey, and incorporated in Delaware.

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Railway Bridge, Riga

The Railway Bridge (Dzelzceļa tilts) is a bridge that crosses the Daugava river in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Rīgas Balss

Rīgas Balss (Ригас балсс) was a tabloid newspaper published in Riga, Latvia, published in Latvian and Russian languages.

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Rīgas Laiks

Rigas Laiks (The Riga Time) is a Latvian monthly magazine published in Riga, Latvia.

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Rīgas Satiksme

Rīgas Satiksme (Riga Transport) is a municipally-owned public transportation and parking authority serving Riga, Latvia and the surrounding areas.

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Reformation

The Reformation (or, more fully, the Protestant Reformation; also, the European Reformation) was a schism in Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther and continued by Huldrych Zwingli, John Calvin and other Protestant Reformers in 16th century Europe.

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Riga

Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.

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Riga Aviation Museum

Riga Aviation Museum is an aviation museum in Riga, Latvia.

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Riga Castle

Riga Castle (Rīgas pils) is a castle on the banks of River Daugava in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Riga Central Market

Riga Central Market (Rīgas Centrāltirgus) is Europe's largest market and bazaar in Riga, Latvia.

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Riga Central Station

Riga Central Station (Rīgas Centrālā dzelzceļa stacija) is the main railway station in Riga, Latvia. It is a terminus for five railway lines: Riga–Skulte, Riga–Lugaži, Riga–Daugavpils (Zilupe), Riga–Jelgava (Liepāja), Riga–Tukums as well as international trains to Russia and Belarus. It is known as the main point of Riga due to its central location, and most forms of public transport stops in this area. A part of the building is a shopping centre.

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Riga Charter

The Riga Charter on Authenticity and Historical Reconstruction in Relationship to Cultural Heritage, known simply as the Riga Charter, is an international charter or a statement of the scope, objectives and participants in cultural heritage projects, which guides the conservation, restoration, maintenance, repair and use of historic railway equipment, which can still be operated.

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Riga City Theater

The Rīgas 1.

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Riga Film Museum

Riga Film Museum is the only museum of its kind in Latvia.

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Riga Graduate School of Law

The Riga Graduate School of Law (RGSL) (Rīgas Juridiskā augstskola) in Riga (Latvia) is a private law school in the Baltic region offering Bachelor, Masters and Doctoral studies.

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Riga International Airport

Riga International Airport (Starptautiskā lidosta "Rīga") is the international airport of Riga, the capital of Latvia, and the largest airport in the Baltic states with direct flights to 100 destinations in 30 countries.

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Riga International Coach Terminal

Riga International Coach Terminal (Rīgas Starptautiskā autoosta) is a bus station in Riga, Latvia, for both domestic and international bus lines.

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Riga Marathon

The Lattelecom Riga Marathon is an annual road marathon, held in Riga, Latvia.

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Riga Motor Museum

Riga Motor Museum (Rīgas motormuzejs) is the biggest antique vehicle museum in the Baltic countries, located in Riga, Latvia.

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Riga Planning Region

Riga Region (Rīgas reģions), officially Riga Planning Region (Rīgas plānošanas reģions) is one of five planning regions of Latvia, situated in the central part of Latvia, in and around the metropolis of Riga and along the shores of the Gulf of Riga.

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Riga Porcelain Museum

Riga Porcelain Museum is a ceramics museum in Riga, Latvia.

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Riga Radio and TV Tower

The Riga Radio and TV Tower (Rīgas radio un televīzijas tornis) in Riga, Latvia is the tallest tower in the European Union.

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Riga Salsa Festival

Riga Salsa Festival is an annual dancing event that takes place in Riga, Latvia.

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Riga Stradiņš University

Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) (Latvian: Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte, Latin: Universitas Rigensis Stradina) is a public university located in the city of Riga, Latvia.

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Riga Technical University

Riga Technical University (RTU) (Rīgas Tehniskā universitāte) is the oldest technical university in the Baltics established on October 14, 1862.

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Riga Zoo

Riga Zoo is a city-owned zoo in Riga, Latvia.

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Riga–Daugavpils Railway

The Riga–Daugavpils Railway is a long, gauge railway built in the 19th century to connect the cities Riga and Daugavpils.

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Riga–Jelgava Railway

The Riga–Jelgava Railway is a long, gauge railway built in the 19th century to connect the cities of Riga and Jelgava.

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Riga–Lugaži Railway

The Riga–Lugaži Railway is a long, gauge railway in Latvia.

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Roman Catholic Diocese of Oslo

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Oslo (Osloënsis) is an exempt diocese located in the city of Oslo in Norway.

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Routledge

Routledge is a British multinational publisher.

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Russian Wikipedia

The Russian Wikipedia (Ruskaya Vikipediya) is the Russian-language edition of Wikipedia.

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Russification

Russification (Русификация), or Russianization, is a form of cultural assimilation process during which non-Russian communities, voluntarily or not, give up their culture and language in favor of the Russian one.

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Schmalkaldic League

The Schmalkaldic League; was a military alliance of Lutheran princes within the Holy Roman Empire during the mid-16th century.

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Siege of Riga (1656)

Siege of Riga by the Russian Army under Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich was the main event of the Russo-Swedish War.

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Siege of Riga (1812)

The Siege of Riga was a military operation undertaken by the Grande Armée during the French invasion of Russia in July 1812.

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Sigismund II Augustus

Sigismund II Augustus (Zygmunt II August, Ruthenian: Żygimont II Awgust, Žygimantas II Augustas, Sigismund II.) (1 August 1520 – 7 July 1572) was the King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, the only son of Sigismund I the Old, whom Sigismund II succeeded in 1548.

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Skonto Hall

Skonto Hall (also Skonto Arena) is an arena in Riga, Latvia.

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Skonto Stadium

Skonto Stadium (Skonto stadions) is a football stadium in Riga, Latvia.

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Small Guild, Riga

The Small Guild (Mazā Ģilde) is a building situated in Riga, Latvia, at 3/5 Amatu Street.

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Southern Bridge

The Southern Bridge (Dienvidu tilts) crosses the Daugava river in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Soviet occupation of Latvia in 1940

The Soviet occupation of Latvia in 1940 refers, according to the European Court of Human Rights,European Court of Human Rights cases on Occupation of Baltic States the Government of Latvia, at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia the United States Department of State, at state.gov and the European Union, by EU to the military occupation of the Republic of Latvia by the Soviet Union ostensibly under the provisions of the 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact with Nazi Germany.

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Soviet re-occupation of Latvia in 1944

The Soviet re-occupation of Latvia in 1944 refers to the military occupation of Latvia by the Soviet Union in 1944.

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Spilve Airport

Spilve Airport (Spilves lidosta, also given as Rīgas Centrālā Lidosta – Riga Central Airport) is a former civilian and military airport in Latvia located 5 km north of Riga's city centre, from which aircraft took off as early as the First World War.

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St. Alexander Nevsky Church, Riga

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St. Francis Church, Riga

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St. Gertrude New Church, Riga

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St. Gertrude Old Church, Riga

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St. James's Cathedral, Riga

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St. John's Church, Riga

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St. Martin's Church, Riga

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St. Mary Magdalene's Church, Riga

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St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Riga

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St. Peter and St. Paul Church, Riga

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St. Peter's Church, Riga

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Stockholm School of Economics in Riga

The Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, (SSE Riga or Rīgas Ekonomikas augstskola) is a business school in Riga, Latvia.

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Swedish Gate, Riga

The Swedish Gate (Zviedru vārti) is situated in Riga, Latvia, and was erected 1698 as a part of the Riga Wall to provide access to barracks outside the city wall.

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The Barricades

The Barricades (Barikādes) were a series of confrontations between Latvia and forces loyal to the Soviet Union in January 1991 which took place mainly in Riga.

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The Library Quarterly

The Library Quarterly is a quarterly double-blind peer-reviewed academic journal covering library science, including historical, sociological, statistical, bibliographical, managerial, psychological, and educational aspects of the field.

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The Statesman's Yearbook

The Statesman's Yearbook is a one-volume reference book providing information on the countries of the world.

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The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe

The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe is a two-volume, English-language reference work on the history and culture of Eastern Europe Jewry in this region, prepared by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research and published by Yale University Press in 2008.

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Thomas Nugent (travel writer)

Thomas Nugent (c. 1700 – 27 April 1772 in Gray's Inn, London) was an erudite Irish historian and travel writer.

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Topographia Germaniae

Topographia Germaniae (1642 – c. 1660s) is a multi-volume series of books created by engraver Matthäus Merian and writer Martin Zeiler, and published in Frankfurt in 38 parts.

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Torņakalns – Tukums II Railway

The Torņakalns–Tukums II Railway is a long, gauge railway built in the 19th century to connect Riga and Tukums.

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Transport and Telecommunication Institute

Transport and Telecommunication Institute (TTI) (Transporta un Sakaru Institūts, TSI) (Институт Транспорта и Связи, ТСИ) (previously known as RCAII and Riga Aviation University) is the largest university-type accredited non-state technical higher educational and scientific establishment in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Treaty of Nystad

The Treaty of Nystad (Ништадтский мир, Uudenkaupungin rauha, Freden i Nystad, Uusikaupunki rahu) was the last peace treaty of the Great Northern War of 1700–1721.

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TTT Riga

TTT Rīga is the name of a professional women's basketball club based in Riga, Latvia.

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Turība University

Turība University (formerly known as the Turība School of Business Administration; Biznesa augstskola Turība) is a higher education institution and the largest business school in Latvia.

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United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) is part of the United Nations Secretariat and is responsible for the follow-up to major United Nations Summits and Conferences, as well as services to the United Nations Economic and Social Council and the Second and Third Committees of the United Nations General Assembly.

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United Nations Statistics Division

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), formerly the United Nations Statistical Office, serves under the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) as the central mechanism within the Secretariat of the United Nations to supply the statistical needs and coordinating activities of the global statistical system.

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University of Latvia

The University of Latvia (LU) (Latvijas Universitāte) is a state-run university located in Riga, Latvia.

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Vanšu Bridge

The Vanšu Bridge (Vanšu tilts) in Riga is a cable-stayed bridge that crosses the Daugava river in Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Vērmanes Garden

Vērmanes Garden (Vērmanes dārzs, Wöhrmanns Garten) is the oldest public garden in the city of Riga, Latvia, and currently comprises an area of approximately.

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Victory Memorial to Soviet Army

The Victory Memorial to Soviet Army in Riga, Latvia was erected in 1985 to commemorate the Soviet Army's victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.

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Vidzeme Suburb, Riga

Vidzeme District (Vidzemes priekšpilsēta) is one of six administrative districts of Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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YIVO

YIVO (Yiddish: ייִוואָ), established in 1925 in Wilno in the Second Polish Republic (now Vilnius, Lithuania) as the Yidisher Visnshaftlekher Institut (Yiddish: ייִדישער װיסנשאַפֿטלעכער אינסטיטוט,, Yiddish Scientific Institute), is an organization that preserves, studies, and teaches the cultural history of Jewish life throughout Eastern Europe, Germany and Russia, as well as orthography, lexicography, and other studies related to Yiddish.

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Zemgale Suburb, Riga

Zemgale Suburb (Zemgales priekšpilsēta) is one of six administrative districts of Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Zemitāni–Skulte Railway

The Zemitāni–Skulte Railway is a long, gauge railway built in the 20th century to connect Riga and Rūjiena.

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Zolitūde

Zolitūde is mainly an apartment house neighbourhood (or microdistrict), of Riga, the capital of Latvia, located on the city's southwestern edge.

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Zolitūde shopping centre roof collapse

On 21 November 2013 the roof of the Zolitūde shopping centre in the Zolitūde neighbourhood of Riga, Latvia, collapsed at 17:41 local time resulting in the deaths of 54 people, including three rescue workers, and injuries to another 41 people.

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1999 European Athletics Junior Championships

The 1999 European Athletics Junior Championships were held in Riga, Latvia on August 5–8.

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2006 IIHF World Championship

The 2006 IIHF World Championship was held in May 2006 in Riga, Latvia.

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2006 Riga summit

The 2006 Riga summit or the 19th NATO Summit was a NATO summit held in the Olympic Sports Centre, Riga, Latvia from 28 to 29 November 2006.

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2009 Riga riot

2009 Riga riot was a civil unrest in Riga, Latvia on January 13, 2009.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_Riga

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