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The A11 is a road in Latvia connecting Liepāja to the border with Lithuania near the village of Rucava.
The A13 highway is a highway in Lithuania (Magistralinis kelias).
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Administrative divisions of Latvia (valid since 1 July 2009).
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Following is a list of accidents and incidents Aeroflot experienced in the 1960s.
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Arthur Maud (born December 29, 1932) Anglo-American composer, conductor, musicologist.
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Arvīds Jansons (10 October 1914 in Liepāja – 21 November 1984 in Manchester) was a Latvian conductor and father of conductor Mariss Jansons.
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Admiral Sir Astley Cooper Key (18 January 18213 March 1888) was a Royal Navy officer.
Atis Kronvalds or Kronvaldu Atis (15 April 1837 – 17 February 1875) was a Latvian writer, linguist and pedagogue, as well as a prominent member of the Young Latvia movement.
August Yulevich Davidov (Август Юльевич Давидов) (December 15, 1823 – December 22, 1885) was a Russian mathematician and engineer, professor at Moscow University, and author of works on differential equations with partial derivatives, definite integrals, and the application of probability theory to statistics, and textbooks on elementary mathematics which were repeatedly reprinted from the 1860s to the 1920s.
Ave Line is a Latvian shipping company that operates between Lübeck-Travemünde and Riga.
Ayşegül Behlivan is a Turkish female Muay Thai and wushu practitioner.
Čili is a restaurant chain in Lithuania and Latvia.
Ģirts Karlsons (born 7 June 1981 in Liepāja) is a Latvian football forward, who is currently playing for the Latvian Higher League club FK Liepāja.
Šķēde is a suburban settlement near Liepāja, Latvia, in Medze parish.
Šventoji (Sventāja) is a small resort town on the coast of the Baltic Sea in Lithuania.
Żurawiejka was a short, two-line facetious couplet, written specifically for cavalry regiments of the Polish Army in the interbellum period.
Baltic Basketball League (BBL) is the Baltic states basketball league founded in 2004.
The first Baltic Chess Congress took place in Riga, Latvia (then Russian Empire), in 1899.
The Baltic Cup (Balti turniir, Baltijas kauss, Baltijos taurė) is an international football competition contested by the national teams of the Baltic states – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
The Baltic Germans (Deutsch-Balten or Deutschbalten, later Baltendeutsche) are ethnic German inhabitants of the eastern shores of the Baltic Sea, in what today are Estonia and Latvia.
The Baltic International Academy (Baltijas Starptautiskā akadēmija, Балтийская международная академия) is the largest degree-awarding tertiary educational institution in Latvia teaching primarily in the Russian language and the largest non-government higher education establishment in the Baltic countries.
The Baltic League (officially known as the Triobet Baltic League) was a Baltic men's football club tournament held four times between the top club sides from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Baltic Robinson: 2001, was the second version of Expedition Robinson, or Survivor to air in the Baltic region of Europe.
The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Germany and the North and Central European Plain.
The Baltic Sea Campaigns were conducted by Axis and Allied naval forces in the Baltic Sea, its coastal regions, and the Gulf of Finland during World War II.
The Baltic states housing bubble is an economic bubble involving major cities in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
The Baltic Landwehr or Baltische Landeswehr ("Baltic Territorial Army") was the name of the unified armed forces of the Couronian and Livonian nobility from 7 December 1918 to 3 July 1919.
Balys Dvarionas, in Liepāja — 23 August 1972 in Vilnius), PAU, was a Lithuanian composer, pianist, conductor and educator. Dvarionas first became known as a composer after World War II. His works are in a romantic vein, with roots in folk song.
Barney Josephson (1902–1988) was the founder of Café Society in Greenwich Village, New York’s first integrated nightclub.
The Battle of Åland Islands, or the Battle of Gotland, which occurred in July 1915, was a naval battle of World War I between the German Empire and the Russian Empire, assisted by a submarine of the British Baltic Flotilla.
The Battle of Durbe (Durbes kauja, Durbės mūšis, Schlacht an der Durbe) was a medieval battle fought near Durbe, east of Liepāja, in present-day Latvia during the Livonian Crusade.
The Battle of Liège (Bataille de Liège) was the opening engagement of the German invasion of Belgium and the first battle of the First World War.
The Battle of Lorraine (14 August – 7 September 1914) was a battle on the Western Front during the First World War.
The Battle of Mulhouse (Mülhausen), also called the Battle of Alsace (Bataille d'Alsace), which began on 7 August 1914, was the opening attack of World War I by the French Army against Germany.
The Battle of Raseiniai (23–27 June 1941) was a large tank battle that took place in the early stages of Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union.
The Battle of the Ardennes was a battle of the First World War fought on the frontiers of France, Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg from 21 to 23 August 1914.
The Battle of the Frontiers was a series of battles fought along the eastern frontier of France and in southern Belgium, shortly after the outbreak of the First World War.
The Battle of Tsushima (Цусимское сражение, Tsusimskoye srazheniye), also known as the Battle of Tsushima Strait and the Naval Battle of the Sea of Japan (Japanese: 日本海海戦, Nihonkai-Kaisen) in Japan, was a major naval battle fought between Russia and Japan during the Russo-Japanese War.
Belarusian Americans (Беларускія амэрыканцы, Biełaruskija amerykancy; Белорусские американцы, Byelorusskiye amerikantsy), also known by the somewhat dated terms Byelorussian Americans, Whiteruthenian Americans and White-Russian Americans, are Americans who are of total or partial Belarusian ancestry.
Belarusian Australians refers to Australians of full or partial Belarusian national background or descent, or Belarusian citizens living in Australia.
Belarusian diaspora refers to emigrants from the territory of Belarus as well for people of Belarusian descent.
The Belarusian Extraleague (abbreviated BXL, also known as the Belarusian Open Championship), officially formed in 2006, is the top ice hockey league in Belarus.
Belarusians make up Latvia's third largest ethnic group after Latvians and Russians.
Bellevue is a city in the Eastside region of King County, Washington, United States, across Lake Washington from Seattle.
BK Liepājas Lauvas is a professional basketball club in Liepāja, Latvia playing in the Latvian Basketball League and Baltic Basketball League.
BK Valmiera, named Valmiera Ordo for sponsorships reasons, is a professional basketball club based in Valmiera, Latvia, playing in the Latvian Basketball League and Baltic Basketball League.
The Borodino-class battleships were a group of five pre-dreadnought battleships built for the Imperial Russian Navy around the end of the 19th century.
The four Brandenburg-class pre-dreadnought battleships were Germany's first ocean-going battleships.
The Bremen class was a group of seven light cruisers built for the Imperial German Navy in the early 1900s.
Brest City Park is an urban public park in Brest, Belarus.
The British Campaign in the Baltic 1918–19 was a part of the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War. The codename of the Royal Navy campaign was "Operation Red Trek". The intervention played a key role in enabling the establishment of the independent states of Estonia and LatviaKinvig, Churchill's Crusade but failed to secure the control of Petrograd by White Russian forces, which was one of the main goals of the campaign.Kinvig, Churchill's Crusade, pp. 271–90.
The Bulgarian women's ice hockey team represents Bulgaria at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships.
Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of Europe and a few North African countries, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
Charles M. Cotch (February 21, 1900 – November 14, 1932) was a Canadian professional Hockey Left Winger who played one season in the National Hockey League for the Hamilton Tigers and Toronto St. Pats.
The Chronicle of Rivius is a German-language manuscript, often cited by Teodor Narbutt in his nine-volume work on the history of Lithuania and journal articles.
Cimdenieki is a small suburban settlement in Grobiņa parish near Liepāja, Latvia.
The Clarkson Golden Knights men's ice hockey team is a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college ice hockey program that represents Clarkson University.
Poland never formally had any colonial territories, however over its history the acquisition of such territories was at times contemplated, but never attempted.
Coming Soon is a rock band hailing from Liepāja, Latvia.
The Conflict-class sloop was a class of two first-class wooden screw sloops built for the Royal Navy in the mid 1840s.
Hans Walter Conrad Veidt (22 January 1893 – 3 April 1943) was a German actor best remembered for his roles in films such as Different from the Others (1919), The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), and The Man Who Laughs (1928).
The term corporation refers to different kinds of student organizations worldwide.
Courland, or Kurzeme (in Latvian; Kurāmō; German and Kurland; Curonia/Couronia; Курляндия; Kuršas; Kurlandia), is one of the historical and cultural regions in western Latvia.
The Courland Pocket was a group of German forces of Reichskommissariat Ostland on the Courland Peninsula that was cut off and surrounded by the Red Army from July 1944 through May 1945.
Couronian colonization refers to the colonization efforts of the Duchy of Courland and Semigallia, a vassal of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
The Couronian colonization of the Americas was performed by the Duchy of Courland, which was the second smallest state to colonize the Americas (after the Knights of Malta), with a colony on the island of Tobago from 1654 to 1659, and intermittently from 1660 to 1689.
Google Street View was first introduced in the United States on May 25, 2007, and until November 26, 2008, featured camera icon markers, each representing at least one major city or area (such as a park), and usually the other nearby cities, towns, suburbs, and parks.
The Croatian women's national ice hockey team represents Croatia at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships.
Cultural regions of Latvia are several areas within Latvia formally recognised as distinct from the rest of the country.
The Curonians or Kurs (Curonian: Kursi; Kuren; kurši; курши; kuršiai; kuralased; Kurowie) were a Baltic tribe living on the shores of the Baltic Sea in what are now the western parts of Latvia and Lithuania from the 5th to the 16th centuries, when they merged with other Baltic tribes.
The Dannebroge was a Dano-Norwegian ship-of-the-line that exploded and sunk October 4, 1710, during the Great Northern War.
Daniel Michael King (born March 5, 1969) is a British writer.
Darmstadt is a city in the state of Hesse in Germany, located in the southern part of the Rhine-Main-Area (Frankfurt Metropolitan Region).
Daugava Stadium (Daugavas stadions) is a multi-purpose stadium in Liepāja, Latvia.
Following the occupation of Latvia by Nazi Germany in the summer of 1941, the Daugavpils Ghetto (Ghetto Dünaburg) was established in an old fortress near Daugavpils.
David Pablo Boder (9 November 1886 – 18 December 1961) was a professor of psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology who traveled in 1946 to Europe to record interviews with Holocaust survivors.
The following events occurred in December 1915.
Deniss Ivanovs (born 11 January 1984 in Liepāja) is a Latvian football defender who currently plays for Nyíregyháza Spartacus in the Nemzeti Bajnokság I.
DHK Latgale was a Latvian hockey league team based in Daugavpils, Latvia from 2003 to 2012.
Dienvidrietumi or Southwestern (Dienvidrietumu rajons) is one of the prestigious and modern neighbourhoods of Liepāja, Latvia.
The dissolution of the Soviet Union occurred on December 26, 1991, officially granting self-governing independence to the Republics of the Soviet Union.
Before July 1, 2009 Latvia was divided into 26 administrative districts (administratīvais rajons; pl. administratīvie rajoni) and 7 cities under state jurisdiction (republikas pilsētas; singularrepublikas pilsēta), indicated with asterisks: (for new administrative divisions see Administrative divisions of Latvia).
Dora Gordine (8th June 1895 – 29 December 1991) was an Estonian Modernist sculptor who spent the majority of her career in Britain.
The Duchy of Courland and Semigallia (Ducatus Curlandiæ et Semigalliæ, Księstwo Kurlandii i Semigalii, Herzogtum Kurland und Semgallen, Kurzemes un Zemgales hercogiste) was a duchy in the Baltic region that existed from 1561 to 1569 as a vassal state of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and from 1569 to 1726 to the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, incorporated into the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth by Sejm in 1726, On 28 March 1795, it was annexed by the Russian Empire in the Third Partition of Poland.
Dzintars Sproģis (born 13 May 1971) is a former Latvian football defender.
Eastern European Time (EET) is one of the names of UTC+02:00 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.
Eduard Samuilovich Pantserzhanskiy (- September 26, 1937) was a Russian military leader, Commander-in-Chief of the Soviet Naval Forces from December 1921 to December 1924.
Eduard Roschmann (25 November 1908 – 8 August 1977) was an Austrian Nazi SS-Obersturmführer and commandant of the Riga ghetto during 1943.
Eduard Nikolayevich Schensnovich (Эдуа́рд Никола́евич Щенсно́вич) Eduárd Nikoláevič Ščensnóvič, occasionally transliterated as Edward Nikołajewicz Szczęsnowicz (January 6, 1852 – January 3, 1911) was an admiral in the Imperial Russian Navy.
Eduard Kazimirovich Tisse (Эдуа́рд Казими́рович Тиссэ́, Eduards Tisē; 13 April 1897 – 18 November 1961) was a Soviet cinematographer.
Eduard Michael Johann Maria Baron von der Ropp (1851–1939) was a German-Polish nobleman and Russian Roman Catholic metropolitan archbishop.
Eduards Freimanis (22 February 1919, in Liepāja - 1993) was a former Latvian football forward, the first Latvian footballer to play with a professional club in England.
Edvarts Virza (born as Jēkabs Eduards Liekna; December 27, 1883, Salgale parish – March 1, 1940, Riga) was a Latvian writer, poet and translator.
Ejnar Dyggve (17 October 1887 in Liepāja, Russian Empire - 6 August 1961 in Copenhagen) was a Danish architect and archeologist.
Elbląg (Elbing; Old Prussian: Elbings) is a city in northern Poland on the eastern edge of the Żuławy region with 124,257 inhabitants (December 31, 2011).
The Electric Tour is synthpop duo Pet Shop Boys' 2013–2015 world tour in support of their two albums Elysium and Electric.
Erich Rudorffer (1 November 1917 – 8 April 2016) was a German Luftwaffe fighter ace who was one of a handful who served with the Luftwaffe through the whole of World War II.
Ernest Fritzevich Appoga (1898 – November 28, 1937) was a Soviet general and revolutionary who was given the position of Komkor on November 11, 1935.
Ernests Štālbergs (1883–1958) was a Latvian architect whose works are in the Neoclassical and the functionalistic styles.
The 1992 season was the 72nd season of competitive football (soccer) in Estonia, and the first one in the Baltic country as an independent nation.
This is a list of the Estonia national football team results from 2013 to the present day.
This is a list of the Estonia national under-21 football team results from 2014 to the present day.
Below is list of Estonian language exonyms for places in non-Estonian-speaking countries.
The Estonian War of Independence (Vabadussõda, literally "Freedom War"), also known as the Estonian Liberation War, was a defensive campaign of the Estonian Army and its allies, most notably the White Russian Northwestern Army, Latvia, and the United Kingdom, against the Soviet Western Front offensive and the aggression of the Baltische Landeswehr.
The 2009 European Women Basketball Championship, commonly called EuroBasket Women 2009, was the 32nd regional championship held by FIBA Europe.
The European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation (ACES Europe) is a non-profit federation based in Brussels which has granted the awards of European Capital, City, Community and Town of Sport every year since 2001.
European Hit Radio (latvian: Eiropas Hītu Radio (EHR), lithuanian: "Europos Hitų Radijas") is a commercial radio station in the Baltic states.
Euroregion Baltic (ERB) is an institutionalised form of cross-border cooperation in the south-east of the Baltic Sea Region, consisting of eight regions of Denmark, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, and Sweden.
Ewert and The Two Dragons is an Estonian indie-rock band.
Exigen Services recently merged with Return on Intelligence.
Ezerkrasts is one of the largest and most modern neighbourhoods of Liepāja, Latvia.
The Fairey Seal was a British carrier-borne spotter-reconnaissance aircraft, operated in the 1930s.
Fēlikss Ķiģelis (born on 25 February 1976 in Liepāja, Latvia) is a Latvian rock musician.
Feliksas Jakubauskas (born October 14, 1949 in Liepāja) is a Lithuanian textile artist.
The FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, previously known as FIBA Europe Championship for Cadets, is a basketball competition inaugurated in 1971.
The FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, originally known as the European Championship for Juniors, is a youth men's basketball competition that was inaugurated in 1964.
FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship for Women, is a basketball competition inaugurated in 2000.
Iku-Turso was a 500-tonne submarine that served in the Finnish Navy during the Second World War.
Vetehinen was a 500-tonne that was constructed in the early 1930s, which served in the Finnish Navy during the Second World War.
Fiodor Ivanovič Černych (Фёдор Иванович Черных; born 21 May 1991) is a Russian-born Lithuanian professional footballer who plays as a striker, winger or midfielder for Russian club FC Dynamo Moscow and the Lithuania national football team.
Futbola klubs 1625 Liepāja, previously SFK Varavīksne (SFC Rainbow), is a football club based in Liepāja that plays in Latvian football's second tier, the First League.
Futbolo Klubas Ekranas was a Lithuanian football club, playing in the city of Panevėžys.
FK Kurši is a floorball team based in Liepāja, Latvia playing in the Latvian Floorball League.
FK Liepāja/Mogo is a Latvian football club, founded in 2014.
FK Liepājas Metalurgs (Futbola klubs "Liepājas metalurgs") was a Latvian football club in the city of Liepāja and playing in the Virslīga.
FK Rīga was a Latvian football club based in Riga.
Fomins & Kleins is a Latvian rock group formed in 2002.
Foreign relations of the Axis powers includes states which were not officially members of the Axis but had relations with one or more Axis members.
Frederick William (Friedrich Wilhelm; 19 July 1692 – 21 January 1711) was Duke of Courland and Semigallia from 1698 to 1711.
After 1918, the term Freikorps was used for the anti-communist paramilitary organizations that sprang up around the German Empire, including in the Baltic states, as soldiers returned in defeat from World War I. It was one of the many Weimar paramilitary groups active during that time.
Fricis Dambrēvics (1906 – ?) was a Latvian football forward, a three-time champion of Latvia.
Fricis Kaņeps (10 August 1916 in Ventspils - 30 November 1981 in Staicele) was a Latvian footballer.
Fricis Laumanis (13 June 1910 in Liepāja – 6 December 1981 in New Jersey) was a Latvian football defender who was the most capped footballer from Liepāja for the Latvia national football team before World War II next to Rūdolfs Kronlaks and Harijs Lazdiņš.
Fritz Dietrich (August 6, 1898 – October 22, 1948) was a German SS officer and member of the Nazi Party.
SS Fuso Maru was a Japanese ocean liner that was torpedoed by the United States Navy submarine in the South China Sea northwest of Cape Mayraira, Luzon, the Philippines, at, while she was travelling in Convoy MI-11 from Moji, Japan, to Miri, Borneo.
Gabriel Shamir (1909-1992) and Maxim Shamir (1910-1990) were Israeli graphic designers.
Gabriel Narutowicz (17 March 1865 – 16 December 1922) was a Polish professor of hydroelectric engineering and politician who served as the 1st President of Poland from 11 December 1922 until his assassination on 16 December, five days after assuming office.
Galina Kopernak (March 22, 1902 – July 11, 1985) was a Russian theater actress who appeared on Broadway in the 1920s.
Günther Josten (7 November 1921 – 7 July 2004) was a German Luftwaffe military aviator during World War II, a fighter ace credited with 178 enemy aircraft shot down in 420 combat missions, all of which claimed over the Eastern Front.
Gdynia (Gdingen, Gdiniô) is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodeship of Poland and a seaport of Gdańsk Bay on the south coast of the Baltic Sea.
Genādijs Soloņicins (born 3 January 1980 in Liepāja) is a retired Latvian football midfielder.
Latvia lies on the eastern shores of the Baltic Sea on the level northwestern part of the rising East European platform, between Estonia and Lithuania.
Emden was a light cruiser built by the Reichsmarine in the early 1920s.
Nürnberg was a German light cruiser of the built for the Kriegsmarine.
Z15 Erich Steinbrinck was a built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine in the mid-1930s.
Z20 Karl Galster was one of six Type 1936 destroyers built for the Kriegsmarine (German Navy) in the late 1930s.
Z25 was one of eight Type 1936A destroyers built for the Kriegsmarine (German Navy) during World War II.
Z28 was one of eight Type 1936A destroyers built for the Kriegsmarine (Germany Navy) during World War II.
Z33 was a Type 1936A (Mob) destroyer built for the Kriegsmarine (German Navy) during World War II.
Z35 was the lead ship of her class of destroyers built for the Kriegsmarine (German Navy) during World War II.
The Z39 was a Type 1936A (Mob) destroyer built for Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
Z43 was a Type 1936B destroyer built for the Kriegsmarine (German Navy) during World War II.
The MS Togo was a German merchant ship that was launched in 1938. Requisitioned by Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine as Schiff 14, in April 1940 she participated in the invasion of Norway; in August 1940 was converted to a minelayer as part of the German plan to invade England; then from June 1941 she began conversion to the armed auxiliary cruiser (Hilfskreuzer) HSK Coronel. Following Coronels unsuccessful attempt in February 1943 to become the last German commerce raider of World War II, she was then used as a minesweeper (Sperrbrecher) before being recommissioned in late 1943 as NJL Togo, a night fighter direction vessel (Nachtjagdleitschiff), operating in the Baltic Sea. As NJL Togo, she was the second of the Kriegsmarines World War II radar ships, and the only one to survive the war. After the war, Togo passed through various changes of ownership, name and function before finally being wrecked off the Mexican coast in 1984.
The occupation of the Baltic states by Nazi Germany occurred during Operation Barbarossa from 1941 to 1944.
The German large, or ocean-going, torpedo boats and destroyers of World War I were built by the Imperial German Navy between 1899 and 1918 as part of its quest for a “High Seas” or ocean-going fleet.
German submarine U-1001 was a Type VIIC/41 U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
German submarine U-1014 was a Type VIIC/41 U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
German submarine U-1057 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
German submarine U-1058 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
German submarine U-1231 was a Type IXC/40 U-boat built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
German submarine U-1305 was a Type VIIC/41 U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
German submarine U-2353 was a Type XXIII U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
German submarine U-2529 was a Type XXI U-boat (one of the "Elektroboote") of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine, built for service in World War II.
German submarine U-290 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
German submarine U-3035 was a Type XXI U-boat (one of the "Elektroboote") of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine, built for service in World War II.
German submarine U-3041 was a Type XXI U-boat (one of the "Elektroboote") of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine, built for service in World War II.
German submarine U-348 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
German submarine U-3515 was a Type XXI U-boat (one of the "Elektroboote") of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine, built for service in World War II.
Albatros was a Type 23 torpedo boat which served in the German Reichsmarine and Kriegsmarine from 1926 to 1940.
The governments of the German Empire and Nazi Germany ordered, organized and condoned a substantial number of war crimes in World War I and World War II respectively.
Ghost Hunters International (abbreviated as GHI) was a spin-off series of Ghost Hunters that aired on Syfy (formerly Sci-Fi).
The Global Cities Dialogue on Information Society (GCD), is a non-profit international association of Mayors and High Political Representatives (HPRs) who believe that the development of the Information Society should be for the benefit of all the citizens, communities and peoples of the world.
Gomel (also Homieĺ, Homiel, Homel or Homyel’; Belarusian: Го́мель, Łacinka: Homiel,, Russian: Го́мель) is the administrative centre of Gomel Region and with 526,872 inhabitants (2015 census) the second-most populous city of Belarus.
In Europe, Google Street View began on 2 July 2008 with the route of Tour de France being covered in parts of France and Italy.
Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia,(Russian: Алексей Александрович; 14 January 1850 (2 January O.S.) in St. Petersburg – 14 November 1908 in Paris) was the fifth child and the fourth son of Alexander II of Russia and his first wife Maria Alexandrovna (Marie of Hesse).
Grīnvalti is a village in the Nīca parish of Liepāja District, Latvia.
Grobiņa (Grobin) is a town in western Latvia, eleven kilometers east of Liepāja.
Gunther Plüschow (February 8, 1886 – January 28, 1931) was a German aviator, aerial explorer and author from Munich, Bavaria.
Gustaf Adolf Mauritz Erikson (1872, Lemland – 1947) was a ship-owner from Mariehamn, in the Åland islands.
Hans Dichand (29 January 1921 in Graz – 17 June 2010 in Vienna) was an Austrian journalist, writer, and media businessman.
Harijs Lazdiņš (25 July 1910 in Liepāja – 23 August 1988 in Kingston, Ontario) was a Latvian football goalkeeper who played for Olimpija Liepāja and Latvia national football team in 1920s-1930s.
Harijs Pikols (1903-198?) was a Latvian footballer, one of the founders of the Olimpija Liepāja football club.
Heinrich Prinz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (14 August 1916 – 21 January 1944) was a German night fighter pilot and flying ace during World War II.
The CTAG (Cilvēktiesību aizstāvības grupa, Human Rights Defense Group) Helsinki-86 was founded in July, 1986 in the Latvian port town of Liepāja by three workers: Linards Grantiņš, Raimonds Bitenieks, and Mārtiņš Bariss.
Herberts Cukurs (17 May 1900 in Liepāja, Russian Empire – 23 February 1965 in Shangrilá, Uruguay) was a Latvian aviator and a war criminal.
The history of Latvia began around 9000 BC with the end of the last glacial period in northern Europe.
Early East Slavs settled the forested hills of today's Minsk by the 9th century.
During the 17th century, despite having scarcely more than 1 million inhabitants, Sweden emerged to have greater foreign influence, after winning wars against Denmark–Norway, the Holy Roman Empire, Russia, and the Commonwealth of Poland-Lithuania.
The History of the Jews in Latvia dates back to the first Jewish colony established in Piltene in 1571.
History of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth (1569–1648) covers a period in the history of Poland and Lithuania, before their joint state was subjected to devastating wars in the middle of the 17th century.
The History of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth (1764–1795) is concerned with the final decades of existence of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.
HK Liepāja is a Latvian ice hockey club, founded in 2014.
HK Liepājas Metalurgs was a hockey club based in Liepāja, Latvia that fielded multiple teams over the years competing in the Belarusian Extraliga (BXL), Latvian Hockey League (LHL), and Minor Hockey League Division B (MHL B).
HMS Castor was one of the Cambrian subclass of the of light cruisers.
HMS Cordelia was a light cruiser built for the Royal Navy during World War I. She was one of six ships of the Caroline sub-class and was completed at the beginning of 1915.
HMS Curacoa was a C-class light cruiser built for the Royal Navy during the First World War.
HMS E18 was an E-class submarine of the Royal Navy, launched in 1915 and lost in the Baltic Sea in May 1916 while operating out of Reval. The exact circumstances surrounding the sinking remain a mystery. The wreck of the submarine was discovered in October 2009.
HMS E8 was a British E-class submarine built at Chatham Dockyard.
HMS Salsette (or Salcette) was a Perseverance-class fifth-rate frigate of a nominal 36 guns, launched in 1805.
HMS Tremadoc Bay was a Bay-class anti-aircraft frigate of the British Royal Navy, named for Tremadoc Bay in north Wales.
HMS Vanquisher (D54) was a V-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy that saw service in World War I and World War II.
HMS Vectis (D51) was a V-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy that saw service in World War I and the Russian Civil War.
HMS Venetia (D53) was a V-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy that saw service in World War I and World War II.
HMS Viceroy (D91) was a W-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy that saw service in the final months of World War I and in World War II.
HMS Violent was a V-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy that saw service in World War I and was in commission from 1917 to 1937.
HMS Viscount was a V-class destroyer (Thornycroft V and W class) of the British Royal Navy that saw service in the final months of World War I and in World War II.
Liepāja Holy Trinity Lutheran Cathedral (Liepājas Svētās Trīsvienības katedrāle) is a historical Lutheran cathedral in Liepāja, Latvia.
Hryhoriy Mykytovych Vasiura (ukr. Григорій Микитович Васюра, rus. Григорий Никитович Васюра, February 15, 1915, Chyhyryn – October 2, 1987, Minsk) was a war criminal who participated in the Khatyn massacre.
Eight teams qualified for the women's ice hockey tournament at the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Idrottsföreningen Elfsborg, also known simply as IF Elfsborg is a Swedish professional football club based in Borås.
Rodrigo Fomins better known by the stage name Igo (born 29 June 1962, Liepaja, Latvia) is Latvian singer, poet and composer of rock and other music styles.
The Ilyushin Il-2 (Cyrillic: Илью́шин Ил-2) Shturmovik (Cyrillic: Штурмови́к, Shturmovík) was a ground-attack aircraft produced by the Soviet Union in large numbers during the Second World War.
Imants Kalniņš (born 26 May 1941 in Riga, Latvian SSR) is a Latvian composer, musician and politician.
Imants Lancmanis (born July 29, 1941) is a Latvian painter and art historian.
Imants Sudmalis (18 March 1916 OS, Cēsis, Governorate of Livonia, Russian Empire – 25 May 1944 NS, Riga, Latvia) was a Latvian editor and Soviet communist and partisan, the Hero of the Soviet Union (awarded posthumously on October 23, 1957).
The Imperator Aleksandr II-class battleships were two battleships built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the 1880s.
This article lists Imperial Russian Army formations and units in 1914 prior to World War I mobilisation for the Russian invasion of Prussia and liberation Austro-Hungarian province of Galicia.
(IYP) is a European city guide publisher and online tourist information provider.
Finland declared its independence on 6 December 1917.
Inese Lībiņa-Egnere (born 25 September 1977) is a Latvian lawyer and politician representing the political party Unity.
Ineta Mackeviča (born 11 July 1992 in Liepaja) is a Latvian professional squash player.
The International Front of the Working People of the Latvian SSR or Interfront was a pro-Soviet socialist organization in the Latvian SSR, which during the years 1989–1991, supported Latvia remaining part of the USSR.
The Invasion of Åland was a 1918 military campaign of World War I in the Åland Islands, Finland.
Established in 1993, the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia, or LIAA for short, acts under the Ministry of Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia.
Isadore "Ike" Bayles (Hebrew: יצחק ביילעס) (February 20, 1876 – May 31, 1956) was an Alaskan businessman and considered one of the founding fathers of Anchorage, Alaska.
ISO 3166-2:LV is the entry for Latvia in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.
Issai Schur (January 10, 1875 – January 10, 1941) was a Russian mathematician who worked in Germany for most of his life.
The Italian women's national ice hockey team, a.k.a. Blue Ladies, represents Italy at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships.
Ivan Pavlovich Aboimov (Иван Павлович Абоимов) (born 6 November 1936, Liepāja) is a retired career Russian diplomat and ambassador.
Ivan Konstantinovich Grigorovich (Ива́н Константи́нович Григоро́вич) (26 January 1853 – 3 March 1930) served as Imperial Russia's last Naval Minister from 1911 until the onset of the 1917 revolution.
Iveta Pole (born January 11, 1981) is a Latvian theatre and film actress, born in Liepāja.
Jacob Klein (March 3, 1899 – July 16, 1978) was a Russian-American philosopher and interpreter of Plato, who worked extensively on the nature and historical origin of modern symbolic mathematics.
Jan Rotwill Heidatel (1801 – 21 March 1871, Kraków) was a famous Russian engineer, general-mayor, Candidate of Philosophy, head of Liepāja port.
The following events occurred in January 1915.
Jauna Pasaule is Kārlis of Liepāja, Latvia.
Jääkarhu was a Finnish and later Soviet steam-powered icebreaker.
The "Jäger March" (italic, originally "Jääkärien marssi"),, is a military march by Jean Sibelius.
Jānis Lagzdiņš (born June 15, 1952, Liepāja) is a Latvian politician.
Jānis Lanka (born 3 August 1940) is a Latvian athlete.
Jānis Porziņģis (born 13 July 1982) is a Latvian former professional basketball player.
Jānis Rinkus (born 12 April 1977) is a football midfielder from Latvia.
Jānis Vanags (born 25 May 1958, Liepāja) is a Latvian Lutheran Archbishop.
The Jelgava massacres were the killing of the Jewish population of the city of Jelgava, Latvia that occurred in the second half of July or in early August 1941.
The Jelgava–Liepāja Railway is a long, gauge railway built in the 20th century to connect the cities Jelgava and Liepāja, Latvia.
Jevgēņijs Kazačoks (born 12 August 1995) is a Latvian football player.
Joseph John Zapustas (July 25, 1907 – January 4, 2001) was a professional baseball player.
Jonas Švedas (in Liepāja – 15 October 1971 in Vilnius) was a Lithuanian and Soviet composer.
Jonas Biliūnas (11 April 1879 – 8 December 1907) was a Lithuanian writer, poet, and a significant contributor to the national awakening of Lithuania in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Julie Kitchen (born 19 April 1977) is a retired professional English female kickboxer, muay thai fighter and sports commentator.
Jurgis Blekaitis (July 8, 1917 Kellomäki, Finland – June 25, 2007 Laurel, Maryland) was a Lithuanian American poet, theater producer, and former editor for the Voice of America.
Juris Rubenis (December 20, 1961) is a Latvian Lutheran pastor.
Kaiserwald (Ķeizarmežs) was a Nazi German concentration camp near the Riga suburb of Mežaparks in Latvia.
Karl Henke (22 July 1896 in Berlin – 27 April 1945 in Neutief) was an engineer officer in the Reichsheer during World War I, in the German inter-war army, the Reichswehr, and in the Wehrmacht.
Karl (Carl) Wilhelm Rosenkrantz (Карл Вильямович Розенкранц, Karl Vilyamovich Rosenkrantz; 13 June 1876 – 1942) was a Russian and Soviet chess master.
Karosta (War Port) is a neighbourhood in the north of Liepāja in western Latvia by the Baltic sea.
Kazys Markevičius (28 January 1905 – 21 August 1980) was a Lithuanian boxer.
Kārlis Tīls (1906-196?) was a Latvian international football defender and football manager, one of the most legendary footballers in the history of Liepāja.
Kārlis Augusts Vilhelms Ulmanis (September 4, 1877 in Bērze, Bērze Parish, Courland Governorate, Russian Empire – September 20, 1942 in Krasnovodsk prison, Soviet Union, now Türkmenbaşy, Turkmenistan) was one of the most prominent Latvian politicians of pre-World War II Latvia during the interwar period of independence from November 1918 to June 1940.
Kārlis Zāle (28 October 1888 — 19 February 1942) was a Latvian sculptor.
Kėdainiai railway station is a Lithuanian Railways station in Kėdainiai serving passenger trains.
Kira Alexandrovna Kreylis-Petrova (Кира Александровна Крейлис-Петрова; born July 1, 1931, Leningrad) is a Soviet and Russian theater and film actress.
The Kirov-class (Project 26) cruisers were a class of six cruisers built in the late 1930s for the Soviet Navy.
Kirovs Lipmans (born 5 November 1940, Liepāja) is a Latvian Jewish businessman and former president of the national Latvian Ice Hockey Federation since 1998.
Klaipėda (Samogitian name: Klaipieda, Polish name: Kłajpeda, German name: Memel), is a city in Lithuania on the Baltic Sea coast.
The Klaipėda Geothermal Demonstration Plant is a geothermal heating plant in Klaipėda, Lithuania, constructed during the late 1990s and early 2000s.
The KOD-1 was an Estonian-designed Latvian trainer aircraft built by Liepājas Kara Ostas Darbnīcas (Liepāja military manufacturing).
Kolomna-class (Russian: Коломна класс) is a class of 11 sea-going dry cargo sister steamers, tweendeckers, that were built in "VEB Schiffswerft Neptun", Rostok, GDR, between 1952 and 1958, as per Projects 233.
Konstantīns Konstantinovs (Константи́н Константи́нов, born 1978) is a Russian powerlifter.
Konstantin "Lāčplēsis" Gluhov (Konstantīns Gluhovs, Константин Глухов; born January 17, 1980) is a Russian-Latvian heavyweight kickboxer and mixed martial artist.
The Krepost Sveaborg was an Imperial Russian system of land and coastal fortifications constructed around Helsinki during the First World War.
Krišjānis Valdemārs (in Germanized spelling as Christian Waldemar or Woldemar) (December 2, 1825 at "Vecjunkuri" in the Ārlava parish (now Valdgale parish, Courland, Latvia) – December 7, 1891 in Moscow, Russia) was a writer, editor, educator, politician, lexicographer, folklorist and economist, the spiritual leader of The First Latvian National Awakening and the most prominent member of the Young Latvians movement.
Kristaps Grebis (born 13 December 1980 in Liepāja) is a Latvian footballer, currently playing for FK Liepāja in the Latvian Higher League.
Kristaps Nīmanis (born 21 July 1993 in Liepāja) is a Latvian professional ice hockey player currently playing for Arystan Temirtau in the Kazakhstan Hockey Championship league.
Kristaps Porziņģis (born 2 August 1995) is a Latvian professional basketball player for the New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Kristers Freibergs (born July 3, 1992) is a Latvian professional ice hockey defenceman.
Kuldīga District (Kuldīgas rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Courland region, in the country's west.
Kupiškis (Kupiszki) is a city in northeastern Lithuania.
Kurt Volmar Berger (1896–1977) was an aviation engineer and the chief designer at the Finnish aircraft manufacturing company Valtion Lentokonetehtaat.
Kurzeme Region (Kurzemes reģions), officially Kurzeme Planning Region (Kurzemes plānošanas reģions) is one of the five planning regions of Latvia, it is situated in the western part of Latvia, at the shores of the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Riga.
Kurzemes Vārds (from "The Word of Kurzeme") is a Latvian regional newspaper published in Liepāja, Latvia.
Laila Pakalnina (born 4 June 1962) is a Latvian film director and screenwriter.
Lake Liepāja (Liepājas ezers) is the fifth-largest lake in Latvia, located near Liepāja in the Liepāja District.
Lake Pape (Papes ezers) is a lake in Latvia about 15 km south of Liepaja.
Institute "Latgyprogorstoy" (Институт "Латгипрогорстрой") - was a main institute of designing apartment houses in Latvian SSR.
Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.
The Latvia national under-21 football team represents the under-21s of Latvia and is controlled by the Latvian Football Federation, the governing body of football in Latvia.
The Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (until March 6, 2018 – Latvia University of Agriculture (LLU); Latvijas Lauksaimniecības universitāte; LLU) is a university in Jelgava, Latvia, specializing in agricultural science, forestry, food technology and related areas.
The Latvian women's national ice hockey team represents Latvia at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships and is controlled by the Latvian Ice Hockey Federation.
Latvia–Russia relations (Krievijas—Latvijas attiecības or Latvijas—Krievijas attiecības, Российско-латвийские отношения or Латвийско-российские отношения) is the bilateral foreign relations between Latvia and Russia.
A large number of Latvians resisted the occupation of Latvia by Nazi Germany.
Latvian Association for Support of Disabled People (LASDP) is non-profit organization founded in 2010 and based in Riga, Latvia.
Latvian Auxiliary Police was a paramilitary force created from Latvian volunteers by the Nazi German authorities who occupied the country in June 1941.
The Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church Abroad (LELCA) (Latvijas Evaņģēliski luteriskā baznīca ārpus Latvijas (LELBĀL); Lettische Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche im Ausland) is a Lutheran denomination with a presence in Latvia, Australia, Sweden, United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States.
The Latvian Men's Elite Floorball League (Latvijas vīriešu florbola virslīga) also known as Elvi Floorball League for sponsorship reasons with Elvi, is the top men's floorball league in Latvia.
The Latvian Football Federation (LFF) (Latvijas Futbola federācija) is the governing body of football in Latvia with its headquarters located in the capital Elektrum Sports Center in Riga.
The Latvian Hockey Higher League (Latvijas Virslīgas hokeja čempionāts), now called Optibet Hockey League due to sponsorship by Optibet, is the top tier league of ice hockey in Latvia currently comprising six teams.
The Latvian Land Forces (Sauszemes Spēki, SzS) together with the Latvian National Guard form the land warfare branch of the Latvian National Armed Forces.
Latvian Mobile Telephone (Latvijas Mobilais Telefons) or LMT is a mobile GSM/UMTS/LTE operator in Latvia LMT was founded on January 2, 1992.
The Latvian National Guard or NG (Latvijas Republikas Zemessardze or ZS) is a part of the Latvian National Armed Forces.
Latvian Naval Forces (Latvijas Jūras Spēki) is the naval warfare branch of the National Armed Forces.
Linga (hull number P-03) was a Storm class patrol boat of the Latvian Naval Forces.
The Latvian Red Cross is a non-governmental non-profit volunteer-led humanitarian organization, and the national Red Cross Society in Latvia.
The Latvian Socialist Soviet Republic (Latvijas Sociālistiskā Padomju Republika, LSPR) was a short-lived socialist republic formed during the Latvian War of Independence.
The Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic (Latvian SSR; Latvijas Padomju Sociālistiskā Republika; Латвийская Советская Социалистическая Республика, Latviyskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika), also known as Soviet Latvia or Latvia, was a republic of the Soviet Union.
The Latvian War of Independence (Latvijas brīvības cīņas, literally, "Latvia's freedom struggles"), sometimes called the Latvian War of Liberation (Latvijas atbrīvošanas karš, "War of Latvian Liberation"), was a series of military conflicts in Latvia between 5 December 1918, after the newly proclaimed Republic of Latvia was invaded by Soviet Russia, and the signing of the Latvian-Soviet Riga Peace Treaty on 11 August 1920.
Latvijas Avīze ('Latvian Newspaper') was a daily newspaper published from Liepāja, Latvia in 1919.
The Latvian Basketball League (LBL; Latvijas Basketbola līga) also known as the OlyBet LBL for sponsorship reasons, is the national basketball championship in Latvia; composed of 9 teams.
Latvijas Radio 5 - Pieci.lv is part of Latvijas Radio public service broadcasting network based in Riga, Latvia.
Laura de Carvalho Rizzotto (Laura di Karvaļu Rizoto; born 18 July 1994) is a Latvian-Brazilian singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist.
Līva (Lyva, Lyua, Libau) was a famous river in Kurzeme in today's Latvia.
Līvi was a Latvian hard rock and heavy metal band that was influential in the formation of Latvian rock culture.
Leipzig is the most populous city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany.
Leon Josephson (1898–1966) was a 20th-century American, Communist labor lawyer for International Labor Defense and Soviet spy, best known for a 1947 Contempt of Congress citation from House Un-American Activities Committee.
Leonas Bistras (20 October 1890 in Liepāja – 17 October 1971 in Kaunas) was one of the most prominent Lithuanian politicians of the interwar period.
Libau may refer to.
Libau is a community in the Canadian province of Manitoba.
The Libau–Romny Railway was a railway line built by the Russian Empire in 1871–74 to connect Romny in Ukraine with the port in Libau (Liepāja) in present-day Latvia.
Liboyer folksblat (ליבויער פאלקסבלאט, 'Liepāja People's Paper') was a weekly newspaper published from Liepāja, Latvia 1931-1934.
Lidija Auza (Lidija Auza); (February 24, 1914 – December 13, 1989) was a Latvian painter, decorator and teacher.
Liepāja (pronounced) (Libau; see other names) is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea.
Liepāja Nicolai Gymnasium was a six-year (later seven) gymnasium (high school) in Liepāja (Libau), Courland Governorate, Russian Empire.
Liepāja International Airport is a regional airport in western Latvia which is certified for international air traffic in the summer.
The Liepāja Lighthouse (Latvian: Liepājas bāka) is a lighthouse located in Liepāja on the Latvian coast of the Baltic Sea.
The Liepāja massacres were a series of mass executions, many public or semi-public, in and near the city of Liepāja (Libau), on the west coast of Latvia in 1941 after the Nazi occupation of Latvia.
Liepāja Museum is the largest museum in the historical region of Courland, Latvia and possesses more than 100,000 articles, but in the halls of the museum you can see 1,500 exhibits.
The Liepāja Party (Liepājās Partija) is a regionalist political party in Latvia.
Liepāja Special Economic Zone (Liepājas SEZ) - is a zone in Liepāja, Latvia with a lowered tax rates, compared to the rest of the territory of Latvia.
Liepāja Symphony Orchestra (LSO) (Liepājas simfoniskais orķestris) is an orchestra located in Liepāja, Latvia.
Liepāja Theatre (Liepāja teātris) is a theatre in Liepāja, Latvia.
The Liepāja–Priekule Railway is a long, gauge railway built in the 19th century to connect Liepāja and Kaišiadorys.
Liepājas Arodnieks ('Liepāja Trade Unionist') was a weekly newspaper published from Liepāja, Latvia in 1919.
Liepājas Rokāde ("Liepāja Castling") is international "open" chess championship, annually held in Liepāja, Latvia in August.
Liepājas tramvajs is a municipal company that operates a single tram line in Liepāja, Latvia.
Lilia Estrin Dallin (1898–1981) (aka Lola Estrin, Paulsen, Lilya Ginzberg) was a prominent member of Trotsky's Paris organization in the 1930s, the wife of the Menshevik David Dallin, and has been suspected of being an NKVD asset because of her association with NKVD agent Mark Zborowski.
Lina Solomonovna Stern (or Shtern; Лина Соломоновна Штерн; 26 August 1878 – 7 March 1968) was a Soviet biochemist, physiologist and humanist whose medical discoveries saved thousands of lives at the fronts of World War II.
Lipetsk (p) is a city and the administrative center of Lipetsk Oblast, Russia, located on the banks of the Voronezh River in the Don basin, southeast of Moscow.
airBaltic serves the following destinations (as of May 2018): The list includes the city, country, the codes of the International Air Transport Association (IATA airport code) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO airport code), and the airport's name, with the airline's hubs marked.
The DST column shows the months in which Daylight Saving Time, a.k.a. Summer Time, begins and ends.
Format of entries is.
This is a list of airports in Latvia, sorted by location.
The following is a List of atmospheric pressure records in Europe and the extratropical Northern Atlantic (it does not include localised events, such as those that occur in tornados).
This is a list of Baltic German recipients of the military Order of Lāčplēsis.
This is a list of beaches of the world, sorted by country.
This is the list of cathedrals in Latvia sorted by denomination.
Choral synagogues (Khorshul) were built in Eastern Europe, from Hungary to Russia.
This is a list of major cities and towns around the Baltic Sea.
There are 9 cities (Republikas pilsētas, "republican cities") and 67 towns (Novada pilsētas, "municipality towns") in Latvia.
This is a list of cities in the Baltic states by population.
The following is a list of the largest cities in the Russian Empire according to the 1897 Russian Imperial Census.
This is a list of cities and towns whose names were officially changed at one or more points in history.
This page lists diplomatic missions resident in Latvia.
This is a list of diplomatic missions of Russia.
This is a list of FIPS 10-4 region codes from J-L, using a standardized name format, and cross-linking to articles.
This is a list of football (soccer) clubs in Latvia.
The following is a list of football stadiums in Latvia, ordered by capacity.
This is a list of notable railway track gauge conversions, railway lines where the distance between a set of tracks is broadened or narrowed.
Below is a list of German language exonyms for formerly German places and places in non-German-speaking areas of the world.
This page contains a list of exonyms in German for geographical places in the current and previous territory of Latvia.
The following is a list of German naval ports during World War II.
This is a list of notable half marathon races.
The following is a list of Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) arenas.
The lists in this article rank buildings from around the world by usable space (volume), footprint on the ground (area), and floor space (area), respectively.
The following are the national records in athletics in Latvia maintained by its national athletics federation: Latvijas Vieglatlētikas Savienība (LVS).
This is a list of Latvians, who have played at least a game in the Kontinental Hockey League.
This is a list of lighthouses in Latvia.
List of Lithuanian diplomats includes Lithuanian diplomats that continued to represent independent Lithuania after it was occupied by the Soviet Union in June 1940.
A maritime disaster is an event which usually involves a ship or ships and can involve military action.
The following is a list of massacres that have occurred in Latvia (numbers may be approximate): Latvia Massacres * Massacres.
This is a list of National Roads in Latvia.
The Parsevals were 22 airships built between 1909 and 1919 by the Luft-Fahrzeug-Gesellschaft (LFG) following the design of August von Parseval.
This page lists all power stations in Latvia.
This is a non-exhaustive list of principal conductors by orchestra, classified by country and by city.
The following is the list of cities in Latvia that underwent a name change in the past.
The List of shipwrecks in 1753 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1753.
The List of shipwrecks in 1760 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1760.
The List of shipwrecks in 1781 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1781.
The List of shipwrecks in 1785 includes some ship sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1785.
The List of shipwrecks in 1788 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1788.
The List of shipwrecks in 1789 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1789.
The List of shipwrecks in 1792 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1792.
The list of shipwrecks in 1795 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1795.
The list of shipwrecks in 1796 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1796.
The list of shipwrecks in 1799 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1799.
The list of shipwrecks in 1801 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1801.
The list of shipwrecks in 1802 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1802.
The list of shipwrecks in 1803 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1803.
The list of shipwrecks in 1804 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1804.
The list of shipwrecks in 1805 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1805.
The list of shipwrecks in 1807 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1807.
The list of shipwrecks in 1813 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1813.
The list of shipwrecks in 1814 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1814.
The list of shipwrecks in 1815 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1815.
The list of shipwrecks in 1816 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1816.
The list of shipwrecks in 1817 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1817.
The list of shipwrecks in 1820 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1820.
The list of shipwrecks in 1825 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1825.
The list of shipwrecks in 1826 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1826.
The list of shipwrecks in 1828 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during 1828.
The list of shipwrecks in 1920 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1920.
The list of shipwrecks in 1922 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1922.
The list of shipwrecks in 1929 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1929.
The list of shipwrecks in 1931 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during 1931.
The list of shipwrecks in April 1945 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during April 1945.
The list of shipwrecks in August 1942 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during August 1942.
The list of shipwrecks in August 1944 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during August 1944.
The list of shipwrecks in December 1830 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during December 1830.
The list of shipwrecks in December 1832 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during December 1832.
The list of shipwrecks in December 1836 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during December 1836.
The list of shipwrecks in December 1842 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during December 1842.
The list of shipwrecks in December 1915 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during December 1915.
The list of shipwrecks in December 1944 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during December 1944.
The list of shipwrecks in February 1939 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during February 1939.
The list of shipwrecks in February 1945 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during February 1945.
The list of shipwrecks in January 1839 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during January 1839.
The list of shipwrecks in January 1945 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during January 1945.
The list of shipwrecks in July 1834 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during July 1834.
The list of shipwrecks in July 1941 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during July 1941.
The list of shipwrecks in June 1842 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during June 1842.
The list of shipwrecks in June 1939 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during June 1939.
The list of shipwrecks in June 1941 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during June 1941.
The list of shipwrecks in March 1842 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during March 1842.
The list of shipwrecks in March 1945 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during March 1945.
The list of shipwrecks in May 1832 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during May 1832.
The list of shipwrecks in November 1836 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during November 1836.
The list of shipwrecks in November 1916 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during November 1916.
The list of shipwrecks in November 1941 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during November 1941.
The list of shipwrecks in November 1944 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during November 1944.
The list of shipwrecks in October 1834 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1834.
The list of shipwrecks in October 1835 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during October 1835.
The list of shipwrecks in October 1841 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1841.
The list of shipwrecks in October 1843 includes some ships sunk, wrecked or otherwise lost during October 1843.
The list of shipwrecks in October 1915 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1915.
The list of shipwrecks in October 1940 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1940.
The list of shipwrecks in October 1941 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during October 1941.
This is a partial list of shipwrecks which occurred in the Atlantic Ocean.
This list of social nudity places in Europe is a list of places where social nudity is practised for recreation in Europe.
Between 1925 and 1945, the German Schutzstaffel (SS) grew from eight members to over a quarter of a million Waffen-SS and over a million Allgemeine-SS members.
The following is a list of stadiums in Europe.
This is an incomplete list of the tallest buildings and structures by country.
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) is the administrative and controlling body for European football.
This is a list of cities and towns in Europe that have (or once had) town tramway (e.g. urban tramway) systems as part of their public transport system.
The following is a list of cities that have current tram/streetcar (including heritage trams/heritage streetcars), or light rail systems as part of their regular public transit systems.
This is a list of places in Poland having standing links to local communities in other countries.
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List of U-boat flotillas contains lists of the German U-boat flotillas in the two World Wars.
This list of modern universities in Europe since 1945 comprises all universities which have been founded in Europe since the end of World War II.
The Lithuanian Armed Forces consist of 20 565 active personnel.
The Lithuanian conferences during World War I refer to ten conferences held by Lithuanian activists during World War I in Switzerland and Sweden.
The Diplomatic Service of the Republic of Lithuania is part of the governmental service tasked with enforcing the foreign policy set by the President, the Parliament, and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania.
This is a list of Lithuanian language exonyms for places in non-Lithuanian-speaking areas of Europe.
The Lithuanian Navy (Lietuvos Karinės jūrų pajėgos) is the naval arm of the Lithuanian Armed Forces.
The Lithuanian Wars of Independence, also known as the Freedom Struggles (Laisvės kovos), refer to three wars Lithuania fought defending its independence at the end of World War I: with Bolshevik forces (December 1918 – August 1919), Bermontians (June 1919 – December 1919), and Poland (August 1920 – November 1920).
The Lithuanian–Soviet War or Lithuanian–Bolshevik War (karas su bolševikais) was fought between newly independent Republic of Lithuania and the proto-Soviet Union (Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic and Lithuanian–Belorussian SSR) in the aftermath of World War I. It was part of the larger Soviet westward offensive of 1918–1919.
Liudas Vaineikis (1869, Svirpliai, Kovno Governorate – 1938) was a physician and notable member of the Knygnešiai book smuggling movement during the Lithuanian press ban (1864–1904), when the printing and distribution of Lithuanian language materials using the Latin alphabet was illegal in the Russian-controlled parts of the region.
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LMR Liepāja was a Latvian football club that in the early 1960s won the Latvian Cup two years in a row and was then disbanded because of a disciplinary decision.
Lubov Rabinovich, (Любовь Семеновна Рабинович) (1907 in Liepāja, Russian Empire – 2001 in Moscow, Russia) was a Soviet Russian painter most noted for her works depicting rural life and particularly life in the newly created settlements of the Virgin Lands Campaign.
Ludvigs Bolšteins (February 5, 1888 – June 21, 1940) was a Latvian general.
Luftflotte 1 (Air Fleet 1) was one of the primary divisions of the German Luftwaffe in World War II.
Luftwaffen-Legion Lettland was a unit of the German Luftwaffe that served in the Eastern Front in 1944.
The Zeppelin LZ 13 Hansa (or simply Hansa) was a German civilian rigid airship first flown in 1912.
Mažeikiai (Samogitian: Mažeikē) is a city in the north-western Lithuania, on the Venta River.
Madars Razma (born 26 September 1988) is a Latvian darts player nicknamed Razmatazz.
The Madison Capitols are a Tier I junior ice hockey team that plays in the Eastern Conference of the United States Hockey League.
Magdalena Galdikienė née Draugelytė (26 September 1891 – 22 May 1979) was a Lithuanian Catholic feminist, teacher, and politician.
The Magdeburg class of light cruisers was a group of four ships built for the Imperial German Navy.
Mairis Briedis (born January 13, 1985) is a Latvian professional boxer.
Mareks Jurevičus (born January 17, 1985 in Liepāja, Latvia) is a professional basketball player, who plays the Shooting guard, Small forward position.
Mareks Mejeris (born September 2, 1991) is a Latvian professional basketball player, who plays the small forward and power forward position.
Mareks Segliņš (born 4 July 1970 in Aizpute, Latvian SSR) is a Latvian politician of People's Party and a lawyer.
Marijonas Mikutavičius (born 19 April 1971) is a Lithuanian singer, musician and songwriter, a television journalist, a comedian and a talk show host from Vilnius.
Mariss Vētra (19 July 1901 – 24 December 1965) was a Latvian opera singer, stage director, educator, and writer.
Martin John Callanan, FRSA (born 1982 in Solihull, West Midlands) is a British conceptual artist working in London and Scotland.
Maurice Sterne (Moriss Šterns, August 18, 1878 in Latvia – July 23, 1957 in Mount Kisco), was an American sculptor and painter remembered today for his association with philanthropist Mabel Dodge Luhan, to whom he was married from 1916 to 1923.
Māris Verpakovskis (born 15 October 1979 in Liepāja), is a Latvian footballer who currently plays for FK Karosta.
Mārtiņš Freimanis (7 February 1977 – 27 January 2011) was a Latvian musician, singer, songwriter, actor, and TV personality.
Mārtiņš Krūmiņš (March 2, 1900 – 1992) was a Latvian-American Impressionist painter.
Mārtiņš Peniķis (1874–1964) was a Latvian general and commander in chief of Latvian Army from 1928 to 1934.
Mārtiņš Roze (28 September 1964 – 8 September 2012) was a Latvian politician.
Meir Atlas (מאיר אטלס; 1848–1926) was the rabbi of numerous communities in pre-World War II Europe and one of the founders of the Telz Yeshiva.
Miķelis Valters (formerly, and as an author in German, Walters) (May 7, 1874 in Liepāja – March 27, 1968 in Nice) was a prominent Latvian politician, diplomat, writer, and editor.
Miervaldis Drāznieks was a Latvian footballer, one of the all time best goalscorers in the Latvian league.
Mikhail Leontyevich Mil (Михаи́л Лео́нтьевич Миль; 22 November 1909 – 31 January 1970), aerospace engineer, scientist.
Minsk (Мінск,; Минск) is the capital and largest city of Belarus, situated on the Svislach and the Nyamiha Rivers.
Mirdza Ķempe (later Naikovska) (Liepāja – 12 April 1974, Riga) was a noted Latvian poet, translator and tutor.
Miss World 1989, the 39th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 22 November 1989 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Miss World 1993, the 43rd edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 27 November 1993 at the Sun City Entertainment Centre in Sun City, South Africa.
Mohni Lighthouse (Estonian: Mohni tuletorn) is a lighthouse located on the island of Mohni (in the Gulf of Finland), in Estonia.
Monument to the sailors and fishermen lost at sea (Piemineklis bojā gājušajiem jūrniekiem un zvejniekiem) is a notable modern monument and a sightseeing place in Liepāja, Latvia.
Morris Halle (July 23, 1923 – April 2, 2018) was a Latvian-American linguist who was an Institute Professor, and later professor emeritus, of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Musiqq is a Latvian pop music duo from Liepāja formed by Marats Ogļezņevs and Emīls Balceris.
Mykolas Arlauskas (born October 10, 1930 near Liepāja, Latvia) is an agronomist, professor of biomedicine, and signatory of the 1990 Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania.
Around 1935, Latvian narrow-gauge railways consisted of 536 km (335 miles) of gauge, 432 km (270 miles) of gauge, and 48 km (30 miles) of meter gauge.
National Power Unity, (Nacionālā Spēka Savienība, NSS), sometimes referred to as National Power Union or Union of National Force, was a far-right nationalist political party in Latvia.
Nauris Bulvītis (born 15 March 1987) is a Latvian footballer who plays as a defender for FK Ventspils.
Naval regions and districts were the official shore establishment of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.
The Naval warfare in the Winter War was the naval part of the Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union from 30 November 1939 to 13 March 1940.
Nelson Stepanyan (Նելսոն Գևորգի Ստեփանյան, Нельсон Георгиевич Степанян, Nelson Gevorkovich Stepanyan; – 14 December 1944) was a Soviet Armenian Il-2 ground-attack aircraft pilot during the Second World War in the Red Air Force.
Nevenka Nena Mikulić (born) is a Croatian female kickboxer and boxer, notable for challenging WIBF World flyweight title.
Nicolaus Kleinenberg (11 March 1842, in Libau – 5 November 1897, in Naples) was a Baltic German zoologist and evolutionary morphologist.
Nikolai Ottovich (von) Essen (Николай Оттович фон Эссен) (11(23) December 1860, Saint Petersburg – 7(20) May 1915, Reval) was a Russian naval commander and admiral from the Baltic German Essen family.
Non-citizens (nepilsoņi) in Latvian law are individuals who are not citizens of Latvia or any other country but, who, in accordance with the Latvian law "Regarding the status of citizens of the former USSR who possess neither Latvian nor other citizenship", have the right to a non-citizen passport issued by the Latvian government as well as other specific rights.
The following events occurred in November 1914.
Novuss (also known as koroona or korona) is a two-player (or four-player, doubles) game of physical skill which is closely related to carrom/ Karrom, and pocket billiards.
The occupation of the Baltic states involved the military occupation of the three Baltic states—Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania—by the Soviet Union under the auspices of the 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact in June 1940 followed by their incorporation into the USSR as constituent republics in August 1940 - most Western powers never recognised this incorporation.
Oda Laurenze Helmine Nielsen née Larsen (1851–1936) was a highly acclaimed Danish actress who performed both in private theatres in Copenhagen and at the Royal Danish Theatre.
Olimpija Liepāja was a Latvian football club that in the 1920-1930s was one of the strongest in Latvia and with which played many Latvia national football team footballers.
Oliver Rolf Kahn (born 15 June 1969) is a German former football goalkeeper.
Operation Anadyr (Анадырь) was the code name used by the Soviet Union for its Cold War secret operation in 1962 of deploying ballistic missiles, medium-range bombers, and a division of mechanized infantry to Cuba to create an army group that would be able to prevent an invasion of the island by United States forces.
Operation Doppelkopf (Unternehmen Doppelkopf) and the following Operation Cäsar were German counter-offensives on the Eastern Front in the late summer of 1944 in the aftermath of the major Soviet advance in Operation Bagration with the aim of restoring a coherent front between Army Group North and Army Group Centre.
Operation Hannibal was a German naval operation involving the evacuation by sea of German troops and civilians from Courland, East Prussia, and the Polish Corridor from mid-January to May 1945 as the Red Army advanced during the East Prussian and East Pomeranian Offensives and subsidiary operations.
Operation Jungle was a program by the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) early in the Cold War (1948–1955) for the clandestine insertion of intelligence and resistance agents into Poland and the Baltic states.
The Orfey-class destroyers were built for the Baltic Fleet of the Imperial Russian Navy.
Oskars Dankers (March 26, 1883 – April 11, 1965) was a Latvian general.
Oskars Kļava (born 8 August 1983 in Liepāja) is a retired Latvian football defender.
Otto "Schloime" Fischer (1 January 1901 – July 1941) was a former Austrian football player and coach.
Otto Kittel (21 February 1917 – 14 or 16 February 1945) was a German fighter pilot during World War II.
Palanga (Palanga (also till 1934)) is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea.
Palanga International Airport is a regional international airport located near the resort town Palanga at the Baltic Sea.
The Pape Lighthouse (Latvian: Papes bāka) is a lighthouse located on the Latvian coast of the Baltic Sea.
Pape Nature Reserve is a Nature Reserve in Latvia about 15 km south of Liepaja.
Pasažieru vilciens ("Passenger train", abbreviated: PV) is the only passenger-carrying railway company in Latvia, operating both electric and diesel trains on various lines throughout the country.
Pauls Svars (born 11 March 1998) is a Latvian ice hockey defenceman playing for Dinamo Riga of the Kontinental Hockey League.
Pavel Rafalovich Bermon(d)t-Avalov (Avalishvili) (Павел Рафалович Бермон(д)т-Авалов) (4 March 1877 – 27 January 1974) was an Ussuri Cossack and warlord.
Pāvels Mihadjuks (born 27 May 1980) is a Latvian professional association footballer, who currently plays for Spartaks Jūrmala in the Latvian Higher League.
Pāvels Surņins (born 4 August 1985 in Liepāja, Latvia) is a Latvian former professional football midfielder, who spent all his career with FK Liepājas Metalurgs in the Latvian Higher League.
Pāvilosta (Paulshafen) is a small port town in Latvia located at the mouth of Saka river in Courland.
Pērkone (Perkuhnenhof, Pērkons inn) is a small suburban settlement in Nīca parish, near the south border of Liepāja, Latvia.
Petr Illarionovich Shelokhonov, (Пётр Илларио́нович Шелохо́нов, Пятро Ларывонавіч Шэлахонаў, Петро Іларіонович Шелохонов; in English also spelled Pyotr or Peter; 15 August 1929 – 15 September 1999) was a Russian actor, director, filmmaker and socialite, designated Honorable Actor of Russia (1979).
Petra Daňková (born March 18, 1984) is a Slovak women's ice hockey player.
Philip Josephs (25 November 1876 – 26 April 1946) was a Jewish anarchist, anti-militarist, radical bookseller and tailor active in the New Zealand labour movement.
There are five planning regions of Latvia (Latvijas plānošanas reģioni); Kurzeme, Latgale, Riga, Vidzeme and Zemgale.
Poļina Jeļizarova (born 1 May 1989) is a Latvian runner who specializes in the 3000 metres steeplechase.
The Polish minority in Latvia numbers about 51,548 and (according to the Latvian data from 2011) forms 2.3% of the population of Latvia.
Below is list of Polish language exonyms for places in non-Polish-speaking areas of Europe.
The Polish–Soviet War (February 1919 – March 1921) was fought by the Second Polish Republic, Ukrainian People's Republic and the proto-Soviet Union (Soviet Russia and Soviet Ukraine) for control of an area equivalent to today's western Ukraine and parts of modern Belarus.
The Polish–Swedish War of 1626–1629 was the fourth stage (after 1600–1611, 1617–1618, and 1620–1625) in a series of conflicts between Sweden and Poland fought in the 17th century.
The Polish–Swedish Wars were a series of wars between the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth and Sweden.
Ponape was a four-masted steel–hulled barque which was built in 1903 in Italy as Regina Elena for an Italian owner.
Liepāja Port (Liepājas osta) is the port authority of Liepāja, Latvia.
There are over 200 ports in the Baltic Sea.
Povilas Višinskis (28 June 1875 – 23 April 1906) was a Lithuanian cultural and political activist during the Lithuanian National Revival.
The Prinz Adalbert class was a type of armored cruiser built for the Imperial German Navy in the early 1900s.
The Race to the Sea took place from about 1914, after the Battle of the Frontiers and the German advance into France, which had been stopped at the First Battle of the Marne and was followed by the First Battle of the Aisne a Franco-British counter-offensive.
The Rally Liepāja is an international rally racing event that travels northwards along the coastline of the Baltic Sea from Liepāja to Ventspils in Latvia.
Gustav Adolf Joachim Rüdiger Graf von der Goltz (8 December 1865 – 4 November 1946) was a German army general during the First World War.
Rūdolfs Balcers (born 8 April 1997) is a Latvian professional ice hockey forward who is currently playing for the San Jose Barracuda in the American Hockey League (AHL) as a prospect to the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Nazi Germany established the Reichskommissariat Ostland (RKO) in 1941 as the civilian occupation regime in the Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania), the northeastern part of Poland and the west part of the Belarusian SSR during World War II.
Reichswerke Hermann Göring was an industrial conglomerate of Nazi Germany.
Reuven Dov Dessler (1863–1935) was a rabbinic leader of the Musar movement and the director of the Kelm Talmud Torah from 1918 until 1931.
The Latvian Social Democratic Union (Sociāldemokrātu savienība, sometimes abbreviated as SDS) was a socialist political group with roots dating to 1892 in Liepāja.
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.
The Riga Ghetto was a small area in Maskavas Forštate, a neighborhood of Riga, Latvia, designated by the Nazis where Jews from Latvia, and later from Germany, were forced to live during World War II.
RK Vikingi is a Latvian rugby club based in the Liepaja town.
Latvian rock has been an important part of Latvia's music scene since the 1980s, when it was a part of the discontents of Soviet rule.
Rokiškis is a city in northeastern Lithuania with population of about 14,400.
Rolands Bulders (born 12 March 1965 in Liepāja) is a retired Latvian international football striker.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Liepāja (Liepaien(sis)) is a diocese located in the city of Liepāja in the Ecclesiastical province of Riga in Latvia.
Romāns Miloslavskis (born 17 October 1983 in Liepāja, Latvia) is a swimmer and politician from Latvia.
Ronalds Žagars (born 1950 in Ventspils) is a former Latvian football goalkeeper who played for Zvejnieks Liepāja and FK Daugava Rīga.
The Ronis-class submarines were built for the Latvian Navy in France in 1925.
The Roon class was a pair of armored cruisers built for the German Imperial Navy after the turn of the 20th century.
The Rumbula massacre is a collective term for incidents on November 30 and December 8, 1941 in which about 25,000 Jews were killed in or on the way to Rumbula forest near Riga, Latvia, during the Holocaust.
The Russian American Line was a subsidiary steamship line of the East Asiatic Company that was in business from 1900 until the time of the Russian Revolution in 1917.
Borodino (Бородино) was the lead ship of her class of pre-dreadnought battleships built for the Imperial Russian Navy although she was the second ship of her class to be completed.
Gangut (Гангут) was both the lead ship of the dreadnoughts of the Imperial Russian Navy built before World War I and the last of her class to be completed.
Imperator Alexandr III (Император Александр III) was a built for the Russian Imperial Navy in the first decade of the 20th century.
Imperator Nikolai I (Император Николай I) was a Russian battleship built for the Baltic Fleet in the late 1880s.
Knyaz Suvorov (Князь Суворов) was a pre-dreadnought battleship built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the first decade of the 20th century.
Navarin (Наварин) was a pre-dreadnought battleship built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the late 1880s and early 1890s.
Oryol (Орёл) was a built for the Russian Imperial Navy in the first decade of the 20th century.
Oslyabya (Ослябя) was the second of the three second-class pre-dreadnought battleships built for the Imperial Russian Navy at the end of the nineteenth century, although construction delays meant that she was the last to be completed.
Pobeda (lit) was the last of the three pre-dreadnought battleships built for the Imperial Russian Navy at the end of the nineteenth century.
The Russian battleship Sevastopol (Севастополь) was the first ship completed of the s of the Imperial Russian Navy, built before World War I. The Ganguts were the first class of Russian dreadnoughts.
Sissoi Veliky (Сисой Великий) was a pre-dreadnought battleship built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the 1890s.
Admiral Makarov was the second of the four armoured cruisers built for the Imperial Russian Navy during the mid-1900s.
Bayan (Russian: Баянъ) was the third of the four armoured cruisers built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the early 1900s.
Dmitrii Donskoi (Дмитрий Донской) was an armoured cruiser built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the early 1880s.
Gromoboi (Громобой, meaning: "Thunderer") was an armoured cruiser built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the late 1890s.
The Russian cutter Opyt (1796) (also Apith; – Experience) was launched in 1806.
Novík was a destroyer of the Russian Imperial Navy and Soviet Navy, commissioned in 1913 where she served with the Baltic Fleet during World War I. She joined the Bolsheviks in November 1917 and was later renamed.
The Russian Empire (Российская Империя) or Russia was an empire that existed across Eurasia and North America from 1721, following the end of the Great Northern War, until the Republic was proclaimed by the Provisional Government that took power after the February Revolution of 1917.
The Russian Imperial Census of 1897 was first and only census carried out in the Russian Empire (Finland was excluded).
The Russian famine of 1891–92 began along the Volga River, then spread as far as the Urals and Black Sea.
The Russian monitor Admiral Chichagov (Адмирал Чичагов) was the second and last of the two s built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the late 1860s.
The Russian monitor Admiral Lazarev was the name ship of her class of monitors built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the late 1860s.
The Russian occupation of Gotland took place during the Finnish War between Sweden and Russia.
Forel (Форель, Forelle - Trout) was a midget submarine designed by Raimondo Lorenzo D’Equevilley-Montjustin and built by Krupp in Kiel, Germany.
The S class (initially known as the Modified Trenchant classMarch, op. cit. p.215.) was a class of 67 destroyers ordered for the Royal Navy in 1917.
Sabīne Niedola (born April 29, 1991 in Liepāja) is a Latvian women's basketball player currently playing for SK Cēsis and the Latvian national team.
Sampo was a Finnish state-owned steam-powered icebreaker.
Satellites LV, formerly known as The Satellites in their early rock period (1996–1999), is a Latvian musical group formed in 1996 in Riga, Latvia.
School of Young Geographers (Jauno ģeogrāfu skola) is an extracurricular educational body that prepares primary and secondary school students in geography, geology, environmental science and other related disciplines.
A sea defense zone (Seeverteidigung) was a tactical area in the organization of the Kriegsmarine intended to provide operational command of all German naval forces, within a given geographical area, in the event of actual enemy attack on the coastline of occupied Europe.
The Seedienst Ostpreussen or Sea Service East Prussia was a ferry connection between the German provinces of Pomerania and, later, Schleswig-Holstein and the German exclave of East Prussia from 1920 to 1939.
Semily (Semil) is a town in the Semily District, Liberec Region, of northern Bohemia in the Czech Republic.
Serhiy Lashchenko (Ukrainian: Сергій Лащенко; 21 June 1987 – 8 April 2015), also spelled as Sergii Lashchenko and Sergei Lascenko, was a Ukrainian kickboxer.
Sergey Khomitsky (Siarhei Khamitski; born 13 September 1974) is a Belarusian professional boxer who has challenged once for the WBA interim middleweight title in 2015.
Sergey Alexandrovich Mozgov (Серге́й Александрович Мозгов; born 10 March 1995) is a Russian ice dancer.
Sestā grupa (Sixth Group) is the most northern district of Liepāja, located near Karosta and Tosmare.
Siedlce pogrom refers to the events of September 8–10 or 11, 1906, in Siedlce, (Congress) Kingdom of Poland.
The Siegfried class was a group of six coastal defense ships built by the German Kaiserliche Marine ("Imperial Navy") in the late 19th century.
Silva Golde (August 4, 1955 – December 31, 2013) was a Latvian politician and educator, who served as a deputy to the Saeima and Minister of Education and Science.
Skonto FC was a Latvian football club, founded in 1991.
Below is a list of Slovak language exonyms for towns and villages in non-Slovak-speaking areas of the World: Caveat: some of them are only used in historical contexts today (not always marked in the list).
The Slovak women's national ice hockey team represents Slovakia at the International Ice Hockey Federation's IIHF World Women's Championships.
SM UB-2 was a German Type UB I submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She sank eleven ships during her career and was broken up in Germany in 1920.
SM UB-5 was a German Type UB I submarine or U-boat in the Imperial German Navy (Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She sank five ships during her career and was broken up in Germany in 1919.
SMS Augsburg was a light cruiser of the German Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy) during the First World War.
SMS Beowulf was the second vessel of the six-member ''Siegfried'' class of coastal defense ships (Küstenpanzerschiffe) built for the German Imperial Navy.
SMS Brandenburg was the lead ship of the pre-dreadnought battleships, which included,, and, built for the German Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy) in the early 1890s.
SMS Braunschweig was the first of five pre-dreadnought battleships of the built for the German Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy).
SMS Danzig was a light cruiser of the Imperial German Navy.
SMS Elsass was the second of five pre-dreadnought battleships of the in the German Imperial Navy.
SMS Friedrich Carl was a German armored cruiser built in the early 1900s for the Imperial German Navy.
SMS Hagen was the final vessel of the six-member of coastal defense ships (Küstenpanzerschiffe) built for the German Imperial Navy.
SMS Hessen was the third of five pre-dreadnought battleships of the.
SMS Kaiser was the lead ship of the of battleships of the Imperial German Navy.
SMS Kaiser Friedrich III ("His Majesty's Ship Emperor Frederick III") was the lead ship of the of pre-dreadnought battleships.
SMS Kolberg was a light cruiser of the German Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy) during the First World War, the lead ship of her class.
SMS Lübeck ("His Majesty's Ship Lübeck") was the fourth of seven s of the Imperial German Navy, named after the city of Lübeck.
SMS Magdeburg ("His Majesty's Ship Magdeburg") was a lead ship of the of light cruisers in the German Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy).
SMS Mecklenburg ("His Majesty's Ship Mecklenburg") was the fifth ship of the of pre-dreadnought battleships of the German Imperial Navy.
SMS Prinz Adalbert ("His Majesty's Ship Prince Adalbert") was an armored cruiser built in the early 1900s for the German Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy), named after Prince Adalbert of Prussia, former Commander-in-Chief of the Prussian Navy.
SMS Roon"SMS" stands for "Seiner Majestät Schiff", or "His Majesty's Ship" in German.
SMS Schwaben ("His Majesty's Ship Swabia") was the fourth ship of the of pre-dreadnought battleships of the German Imperial Navy.
SMS Stettin ("His Majesty's Ship Stettin") was a light cruiser of the Kaiserliche Marine.
SMS Strassburg was a light cruiser of the in the German Kaiserliche Marine (Imperial Navy).
SMS Stuttgart was a light cruiser of the Kaiserliche Marine, named after the city of Stuttgart.
SMS Thetis was the fourth member of the ten-ship, built by the Imperial German Navy.
SMS V107 was a destroyer of the Kaiserliche Marine.
SMS Wörth ("His Majesty's Ship Wörth") was one of four German pre-dreadnought battleships of the, built in the early 1890s.
SMS Wettin ("His Majesty's Ship Wettin") was a German pre-dreadnought battleship of the of the Kaiserliche Marine.
SMS Wittelsbach (German: Seiner Majestät Schiff Wittelsbach; English: His Majesty's Ship Wittelsbach) was the lead ship of the of pre-dreadnought battleships, built for the Imperial German Navy.
SMS Zähringen (German: Seiner Majestät Schiff Zähringen; English: His Majesty's Ship Zähringen) was the third pre-dreadnought battleship of the German Imperial Navy (Kaiserliche Marine).
The Soobrazitel'nyi class were destroyers built for the Soviet Navy in the early 1940s.
Kirov (p) was a Project 26 of the Soviet Navy that served during the Winter War, World War II and into the Cold War.
Vitse-Admiral Drozd (italic) was the third ship of the Soviet Navy Project 1134 ''Admiral Zozulya''-class Large Anti-submarine Ships (translation, BPK) also known as the Kresta I-class guided missile cruisers.
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.
The S-class or Srednyaya ("medium") submarines were part of the Soviet Navy's underwater fleet during World War II.
The World War II Soviet submarine L-3 belonged to the L-class or ''Leninets'' class of minelayer submarines.
Soviet submarine S-363 was a Soviet Navy of the Baltic Fleet, which became famous under the designation U 137 when it ran aground on 27 October 1981 on the south coast of Sweden, approximately from Karlskrona, one of the larger Swedish naval bases.
Rapido was an auxiliary cruiser that served in the Spanish Navy during the Spanish–American War in 1898.
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.
SS Arvonian was a British freighter built in 1905, with a long and complex history under several names.
SS Czar, or Царь in Russian, was an ocean liner for the Russian American Line before World War I. The ship was later known as Estonia for the Baltic American Line, Pułaski for the Gdynia America Line and as a British Ministry of War Transport troopship, and as Empire Penryn after World War II.
SS Dekabrist was a Russian steamship, in service during the first half of the 20th century.
SS Dwinsk was a British-flagged ocean liner sunk by in World War I. The ship was previously the third Rotterdam for the Holland America Line, C.F. Tietgen for the Scandinavian America Line, and, as Dwinsk, for the Russian American Line.
SS Kościuszko was a Polish passenger ship, named after Tadeusz Kościuszko.
Libau (also known as SS Castro) was a merchant steam ship.
Several steamships have borne the name Sirius.
The St Nicholas Naval Cathedral (Sv.) (Свято-Николаевский морской собор) is a Russian Orthodox cathedral church located in the area known as Karosta in the north of Liepāja in Latvia.
Stanisław Jaśkiewicz (12 January 1907, Liepāja, Russian Empire - 21 December 1980, Warsaw, Poland) was a Polish actor.
Stasys Janušauskas (13 May 1902 – 16 February 1996) was a Lithuanian footballer who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics.
There are six statistical regions in Latvia (Latvijas statistiskie reģioni) are Kurzeme, Latgale, Pieriga, Riga, Vidzeme and Zemgale.
Stena Line is one of the largest ferry operators in the world.
Strategic bombing is a military strategy used in a total war with the goal of defeating the enemy by destroying its morale or its economic ability to produce and transport materiel to the theatres of military operations, or both.
The Swedish extradition of Baltic soldiers, in Sweden known as the Extradition of the Balts (Baltutlämningen), is a controversial political event that took place in 1945-1946, when Sweden extradited some 150 Latvian and Estonian Waffen-SS volunteers and conscripts who had been drafted and recruited by Germany to fight against the Soviet Union during World War II.
A swing bridge is a movable bridge that has as its primary structural support a vertical locating pin and support ring, usually at or near to its center of gravity, about which the turning span can then pivot horizontally as shown in the animated illustration to the right.
Tartu Big Diamonds was an Estonian professional ice hockey team who played in the Latvian Hockey League (Samsung premjerliga).
Tatra KT4 is the name of a four-axle type articulated tramcar developed by the Czech firm ČKD Tatra.
T4 is the name of a tram produced by ČKD Tatra.
Tatyana Georgyevna Konyukhova (Татья́на Гео́ргиевна Ко́нюхова; born November 12, 1931, Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, USSR) is a Soviet actress.
Tālivaldis Ķeniņš (April 23, 1919 in Liepāja – January 20, 2008 in Toronto).
Television in Latvia was first tested in 1937 and introduced in 1954.
Teodors Eniņš (December 6, 1934 in Liepāja – September 24, 2008 in Liepāja) — was a Latvian doctor, neurosurgeon, former mayor of Liepāja and former Minister of Welfare of Latvia.
Teofils Biķis (Liepāja, 1952–2000) was a Latvian pianist.
Teresa Porzecanski (born 1945) is a Uruguayan anthropologist and writer.
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.
The Hobos are a Latvian rock group formed in 1991 by Rolands Ūdris (vocals), Mārtiņš Burkēvics (bass guitar), Egons Kronbergs (guitar) and Vilnis Krieviņš (drums).
The Holocaust in Latvia refers to the war crimes of Nazis and Nazi collaborators victimizing Jews during the occupation of Latvia by Nazi Germany.
Toms Hartmanis (born 12 December 1987 in Liepāja, Soviet Union), is a Latvian ice hockey Right Winger currently playing for the HK Kurbads of the Latvian Hockey League.
Tosmare is a district north of Liepāja, Latvia near the Karosta and lake "Tosmare".
Europe has an extensive number of tramway networks.
This article provides an overview of the transport infrastructure of Latvia.
The Treaty of Melno (Melno taika; Pokój melneński) or Treaty of Lake Melno (Friede von Melnosee) was a peace treaty ending the Gollub War.
The Tupolev Tu-134 (NATO reporting name: Crusty) is a twin-engined, narrow-body, jet airliner built in the Soviet Union from 1966 to 1989.
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.
The Ukraine women's national basketball team is the representative for Ukraine in international women's basketball competitions and it is organized and run by the Ukrainian Basketball Federation (ФБУ).
The Ukrainian War of Independence was a period of sustained warlike conflict lasting from 1917 to 1921, which resulted in the establishment and development of a Ukrainian republic, later a part of the Soviet Union as the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.
Uldis Pūcītis (15 April 1937 - 14 December 2000) was a Latvian television, theater and film actor, scriptwriter and film director.
Uldis Sesks (born April 18, 1962 in Liepāja), is the mayor of Liepāja, Latvia and a businessman and former racer.
Ulmus × hollandica 'Vegeta', sometimes known as the Huntingdon Elm, is an old English hybrid cultivar raised at Brampton, near Huntingdon, by nurserymen Wood & Ingram in 1746, allegedly from seed collected from an ''Ulmus'' × ''hollandica'' hybrid at nearby Hinchingbrooke Park.
The University of Liepāja (Liepājas Universitāte) is a university located in Liepāja, Latvia.
The second USS Pennsylvania (ACR-4/CA-4), also referred to as Armored Cruiser No.
Vaiņode (formerly Wainoden) is a village in and centre of Vaiņode Municipality and Vaiņode parish, Latvia.
Valērijs Agešins (born June 23, 1972 in Liepāja) is a Latvian politician and lawyer.
Valdemārs Kristaps Baumanis (19 April 1905 – 24 April 1992) was a Latvian basketball player, basketball and football coach.
Valentīna Butāne (9 May 1929-14 March 2012) was a Latvian folk singer and vocal pedagogue at Jelgava Music High School.
Vasily Antonovich Kosyakov (Василий Антонович Косяков; 1862–1921) was a Russian architect and a specialist of the Neo-Russian and Neo-Byzantine architecture in the Russian Empire.
Väinö Lahja Richard Valve (until 1915 Vähätupa; 28 December 1895 — 11 March 1995) was a Finnish general, navy commander and the last living member of the Royal Prussian Jägerbattalion 27 formed from Finnish volunteers.
Vecliepāja (Old Liepāja) is the largest and oldest district in Liepāja, Latvia.
Velnciems (Devil's village) is one of the oldest districts of Liepāja, Latvia.
The Ventspils Coach Terminal (Ventspils autoosta; often abbreviated Ventspils AO) is the central bus station for inter-city services in Ventspils, Latvia.
Victor Petrovich Nosov (Виктор Петрович Носов; March 26, 1923 & died was a Soviet war hero of World War II (called, in Russia, the Great Patriotic War).
Vija Rožlapa (born January 8, 1942, Liepāja) is a Latvian chess master who won the Latvian Chess Championship for women four times.
Viktor Lomidze, also known by his Polish name of Wiktor Łomidze-Wachtang, was a Georgian-Polish military officer.
Viktors Ņesterenko (born 3 May 1954) is a Latvian football coach and former player.
Viktors Dobrecovs (born 9 January 1977) is a former Latvian football striker.
Vilhelms Purvītis (3 March 1872 in Zaube, Latvia – 14 January 1945 in Bad Nauheim, Germany) was a landscape painter and educator who founded the Latvian Academy of Art and was its rector from 1919 to 1934.
Vitaly Hurkou (Вiталiй Рыгоравiч Гуркоў; born March 27, 1985), is a Belarusian welterweight Muay Thai kickboxer fighting out of Minsk for Patriot Gym.
Vjačeslavs Ževnerovičs (born 18 August 1967) is a retired football striker from Latvia.
Vladas Jurgutis (November 17, 1885 in Joskaudai near Palanga – January 9, 1966 in Vilnius) was a Lithuanian priest, economist, and professor.
Vladimir Davidovich Medem, né Grinberg (30 July 1879 in Liepāja, Russian Empire – 9 January 1923 in New York City), was a Russian Jewish politician and ideologue of the Jewish Labour Bund.
Vladimirs Kamešs (born 28 October 1988) is a Latvian football midfielder, currently playing as a left winger for FC Yenisey Krasnoyarsk and Latvia national football team.
Vladislavs Agurjanovs (born December 3, 1989) is a Latvian professional table tennis player.
Voldemārs Žins (born 1905, date of death unknown) was a Latvian footballer who played for Olimpija Liepāja and Latvia national football team.
Voldemārs Elmūts (2 November 1910 – 11 July 1966) was a Latvian basketball player.
Voldemārs Sudmalis (1922–1990) was a Latvian football defender, one of the most popular post-war footballers from Liepāja.
Walter Krüger (27 February 1890 – 22 May 1945) was a high-ranking commander in the Waffen-SS of Nazi Germany during World War II.
Władysław Gizbert-Studnicki, a Polish politician and publicist, was born on November 15, 1867 in Daugavpils, Russian Empire (current Latvia), into a patriotic Polish noble family of the Kresy region.
Major Sir William Eden Evans Gordon (8 August 1857 – 31 October 1913)The Times, 3 Nov 1913 p. 11d was a British MP who previously served as a military diplomat in India.
The Winter War was a military conflict between the Soviet Union (USSR) and Finland.
The Wittelsbach-class battleships were a group of five pre-dreadnought battleships of the Imperial German Navy.
Wolf Ruvinskis (October 31, 1921 – November 9, 1999), born Wolf Ruvinskis Manevics, was a naturalized Mexican actor and Luchador, or professional wrestler.
Wolfgang Kügler was an SS-Untersturmführer (Second Lieutenant) and a Teilkommandoführer (detachment leader) for Einsatzkommando 2, a subdivision of Einsatzgruppe A. Following World War II, he was tried and found guilty of war crimes before a court in West Germany.
Yakov Khristoforovich Peters (Jēkabs Peterss, Я́ков Христофо́рович Пе́терс, Jacob Peters, Jan Peters; – 25 April 1938) was a Latvian Communist revolutionary who played a part in the establishment of the Soviet Union.
Yanka Maur (Yanka Mavr), (May 11, 1883 – August 3, 1971) was a famous Belarusian writer.
Yeliz Fındık (born in 1976) is a Turkish female martial artist competing in the Taekwondo, boxing, Muay Thai, Kickboxing and wushu disciplines.
Zaļa birzs (Green grove) is one of the modern neighbourhoods of Liepāja, Latvia (north east of Europe).
Zenta Mauriņa (15 December 1897 – 25 April 1978) was a Latvian writer, essayist and researcher in philology.
Ziemeļu priekšpilsēta (North suburbs) is a modern neighborhood in Liepāja, Latvia.
Zigmars Liepiņš (born 14 October 1952 in Liepāja, Latvia) is a Latvian composer.
Zvi Harry Hurwitz (צבי הארי הורביץ.; August 29, 1924 – October 1, 2008), also known as Harry Zvi Hurwitz, was a noted South African Jewish journalist and community leader who moved to Israel, where he served as an Israeli diplomat and adviser to prime ministers Menachem Begin and Yitzhak Shamir before founding the Menachem Begin Heritage Center.
The 11th SS Volunteer Panzergrenadier Division Nordland (11.) was a Waffen-SS division recruited from foreign volunteers and conscripts.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1915.
The 1923 Latvian Football Championship of the Latvian Higher League was contested by 6 teams with Kaiserwald winning the championship.
Statistics of the Latvian Higher League for the 1926 season- RFK were the league champions.
The 1934 Latvian coup d'état, known in Latvia as the May 15 Coup or Ulmanis' Coup, was a self-coup by the veteran Prime Minister Kārlis Ulmanis against the parliamentary system in Latvia.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1944.
1990 Baltic League was organized in 1990.
The 1992 Baltic Cup football competition was 12th season of the Baltic Cup and took place on July 10–12 at the Daugava Stadium in Liepāja, Latvia.
The following are some of the association football events of the year 1992 throughout the world.
The 1992 season was the 72nd season of competitive football (soccer) in Estonia, and the first one in the Baltic country as an independent nation.
The 1992 season was the first season of competitive football (soccer) in Lithuania as an independent nation since regaining independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.
The 1995–96 season of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup was won by Paris Saint-Germain 1–0 in the final against Austrian entrants Rapid Wien in Brussels on 8 May 1996.
The 1998 Baltic Cup football competition was the 18th season of the Baltic Cup.
The 1998 Riga bombings were a series of bombings that took place in Riga, Latvia and which received considerable coverage at the time, most notably for their connection with fascist groups and the perception of an increase of fascism in Latvia.
The 1998–99 season of the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup club tournament was the last season of the competition before it was abolished.
The qualifying round matches of the 2000–01 UEFA Cup were played on 12 and 26 August 2000.
The 2000 IIHF World Women's Championships was held April 3–9, 2000 in the Ontario towns of Mississauga, Barrie, Kitchener, London, Niagara Falls, Oshawa and Peterborough, Canada.
The 2000 IIHF World Women's Championships Pool B were held between March 20 – March 26, 2000 in the cities of Liepāja and Riga in Latvia.
The Continental Cup 2000–01 was the fourth edition of the IIHF Continental Cup.
The 2001 UEFA Intertoto Cup finals were won by Aston Villa, Paris Saint-Germain and Troyes.
The qualifying rounds for the 2001–02 UEFA Champions League began on 11 July 2001.
The teams competing in Group 5 of the 2002 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying competition were Croatia, Belgium, Scotland and Latvia.
The Continental Cup 2002–03 was the sixth edition of the IIHF Continental Cup.
The 2003-04 season was FC Dinamo Bucureşti's 55th season in Divizia A. After building up a team again in 2003-04, Dinamo eliminated Shakhtar Donetsk in the first round of the UEFA Cup 2003-04 season.
The Europe/Africa Zone was one of three groups of Davis Cup competition in 2004.
The teams competing in Group 4 of the 2004 UEFA European Under-21 Championships qualifying competition were Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Latvia and San Marino.
FC Schalke 04 had a surprise title tilt at Bundesliga, in spite of a poor start to the season and the resultant dismissal of manager Jupp Heynckes.
The first round of the 2004–05 UEFA Cup began on 13 September 2004, which narrowed clubs down to 40 teams in preparation for the group stage.
The qualifying rounds for the 2005–06 UEFA Cup began on 14 July 2005.
The qualifying rounds for the 2006–07 UEFA Champions League began on 11 July 2006.
The 2007 season of Baltic League (known as the TrioBet Baltic League for sponsorship reasons) was the first edition of the Baltic League.
The 2007 Baltic League Final (officially known as the 2007 Triobet Baltic League Final) was the final of the first ever Baltic League.
The qualifying rounds for the 2007–08 UEFA Cup began on 19 July 2007.
The 2008 Baltic League (known as the 2008 Triobet Baltic League for sponsorship reasons) was the second Baltic League football tournament.
The 2008 UEFA Intertoto Cup was the last UEFA Intertoto Cup football tournament, the 14th to be organised by UEFA and the third since the competition's format was given a major overhaul.
The 2008–09 season is FC Vaslui's 7th season of its existence, and its 4th in a row, in Liga I. Because it finished 7th, FC Vaslui played on UEFA Intertoto Cup in the third round.
The Continental Cup 2008–09 was the 12th edition of the IIHF Continental Cup.
The qualifying rounds for the 2008–09 UEFA Cup began on 17 July 2008.
Latvian Higher League 2009 (Virslīga) was the 18th season of top-tier football in Latvia.
The 2009–2010 Baltic League (known as the Triobet Baltic League for sponsorship reasons) is a 16-team football tournament held in the Baltic states.
The Continental Cup 2009–10 was the 13th edition of the IIHF Continental Cup.
This article details the 2009–10 UEFA Europa League qualifying phase and play-off round.
The 2010 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship for Women was the 9th edition of the FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship for Women.
2010 Latvian Higher League (LMT Virslīga 2010) was the 19th season of top-tier football in Latvia.
The 2010–11 Baltic League (known as the Triobet Baltic League for sponsorship reasons) is a 16-team football tournament held in the Baltic states.
Latvian Football Cup 2010–11 is the sixty-ninth season of the Latvian annual football knock-out competition.
This article details the 2010–11 UEFA Champions League qualifying phase and play-off round.
The 2011 FIBA Under-19 World Championship was hosted by Latvia from June 30 to July 10, 2011.
The 2011 Latvian Higher League (Virslīga 2011) was the 20th season of top-tier football in Latvia.
The teams competing in Group 1 of the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championships qualifying competition were Russia, Romania, Moldova, Latvia, Faroe Islands and Andorra.
The 2011–12 Latvian Football Cup is the seventieth season of the Latvian annual football knock-out competition.
This article details the 2011–12 UEFA Europa League second qualifying round.
The Europe and Africa Zone is one of the three zones of regional Davis Cup competition in 2012.
The 2012 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship was the 29th edition of the FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship.
The 2012 Latvian Higher League was the 21st season of top-tier football in Latvia.
The 2012 Latvian Women's League was the ninth edition of the premier women's football championship in Latvia.
The 2012–13 Latvian Football Cup is the eightieth season of the Latvian annual football knock-out competition.
The 2012–13 UEFA Europa League qualifying phase and play-off round decided 31 of the 48 teams which played in the group stage.
The 2013 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship was the 30th edition of the FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship.
Tournaments include international (FIBA), professional (club) and amateur and collegiate levels.
The 2013 Latvian Higher League was the 22nd season of top-tier football in Latvia.
The 2013 Latvian Supercup was the 1st edition of the Latvian Supercup, an annual football match organised by Latvia and contested by the reigning champions of the two main Latvian club competitions, the Latvian Higher League and the Latvian Football Cup.
The 2013 Rally Liepāja-Ventspils was the second round of the 2013 European Rally Championship.
The 2013 WTA Tour was the elite professional tennis circuit organized by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) for the 2013 tennis season.
The 2013–14 Latvian Football Cup is the nineteenth season of the Latvian annual football knock-out competition.
The qualifying phase and play-off round of the 2013–14 UEFA Europa League were played from 2 July to 29 August 2013, to decide 31 of the 48 places in the group stage.
The 2014 Baltic Cup was a football competition, held between 29 and 31 May 2014, hosted by Latvia.
The 2014 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship was the 28th edition of the European Under-16 Basketball Championship.
Tournaments include international (FIBA), professional (club) and amateur and collegiate levels.
The 2014 Latvian Higher League was the 23rd season of top-tier football in Latvia.
The Rally Liepāja–Ventspils was the second round of the 2014 European Rally Championship season, held in Latvia between 31 January and 2 February 2014.
The 2014–15 Baltic Basketball League was the 11th season of the Baltic Basketball League.
The 2014–15 Latvian Football Cup is the twentieth season of the Latvian annual football knock-out competition.
The 2015 Davis Cup was the 104th edition of the Davis Cup, a tournament between national teams in men's tennis.
The Europe and Africa Zone is one of the three zones of regional Davis Cup competition in 2015.
The 2015 Latvian Higher League is the 24th season of top-tier football in Latvia.
The 2015 Rally Liepāja was the second round of the 2015 European Rally Championship season, held in Latvia between 6–8 February 2015.
The 2015 WTA Tour was the elite professional tennis circuit organised by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) for the 2015 tennis season.
The 2015–16 Triobet Baltic Basketball League was the 12th season of the Baltic Basketball League and the first under the title sponsorship of Triobet.
The 2015–16 Latvian Basketball League was the 25th season of the top basketball league of Latvia.
The 2016 Baltic Cup was the 27th football competition for men's national football teams organised by the Baltic states.
The 2016 Latvian Higher League was the 25th season of top-tier football in Latvia.
The 2016–17 Triobet Baltic Basketball League is the 13th season of the Baltic Basketball League and the second under the title sponsorship of Triobet.
The 2016–17 FC Red Bull Salzburg season is the 84th season in club history.
The 2016–17 Latvian Basketball League was the 26th season of the top basketball league of Latvia.
The 2016–17 UEFA Champions League qualifying phase and play-off round began on 28 June and ended on 24 August 2016.
The 2017 season will be Žalgiris 8th consecutive season in the top flight of Lithuanian football and 4th consecutive as A Lyga title defenders.
This page covers all the important events in the sport of tennis in 2017.
The 2017 Latvian Higher League is the 26th season of top-tier football in Latvia.
Group 1 of the 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying competition consists of six teams: Czech Republic, Belgium, Montenegro, Moldova, Latvia, and Malta.
The 2017–18 Triobet Baltic Basketball League was the 14th season of the Baltic Basketball League and the third under the title sponsorship of Triobet.
The 2017–18 Latvian Basketball League will be the 27th season of the top basketball league of Latvia.
The 2017–18 UEFA Europa League qualifying phase and play-off round began on 29 June and ended on 24 August 2017.
The 2017–18 UEFA Youth League Domestic Champions Path was played from 27 September to 22 November 2017.
The following are the scheduled events of sailing for the year 2018 throughout the world.
2018 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.
The 2018 Latvian Higher League is the 27th season of top-tier football in Latvia.
The Main Path of 2018–19 UEFA Europa League qualifying phase and play-offs is scheduled to begin on 26 June and end on 30 August 2018.
Group 4 of the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying competition consists of six teams: England, Netherlands, Ukraine, Scotland, Latvia, and Andorra.
The meridian 21° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.
The 23rd SS Volunteer Panzer Grenadier Division Nederland (23. was a German Waffen-SS division comprising volunteers from the Netherlands. It saw action on the Eastern Front during World War II from November 1941. In February 1945, the 4th SS Brigade Nederland was merged into the SS Division Nordland, but after protests from the Dutch Nazi party, the National Socialist Movement in the Netherlands, it was formed into its own SS Panzergrenadier Division, although its strength never reached more than a brigade.
The 24 cm Schnelladekanone Länge 40, abbreviated as 24 cm SK L/40, was a German naval gun developed in the years before World War I that armed a number of the Imperial German Navy's pre-dreadnought battleships and armored cruisers.
25th U-boat Flotilla (25.) was formed in Danzig in April 1940 as a training flotilla responsible for Firing Training.
The 270th Rifle Division was a Red Army infantry division formed twice during World War II, in 1941 and 1942.
The 27th Air Defense Corps was a corps of the Soviet Air Defense Forces and briefly the Russian Air Defense Forces.
The Finnish 27th Jäger Battalion (Königlich Preussisches Jägerbataillon Nr.) was an elite light infantry unit in the German Army from 1915–1918 which consisted mainly of volunteers of the Finnish Jäger troops.
The 2nd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Division was an anti-aircraft artillery division of the Soviet Union's Red Army during World War II.
The 467th Guards District Training Centre for Junior Specialists of the Western Military District (Russian: 467 гвардейский Краснознамённый Московско-Тартуский межвидовой окружной учебный центр подготовки младших специалистов) is a training formation of the Russian Ground Forces.
The 67th Guards Rifle Division was created on January 21, 1943 from the 304th Rifle Division, in the 65th Army of Don Front, in recognition of that division's leading role in reducing the German 6th Army during Operation Ring, the destruction of the encircled German and Romanian forces at Stalingrad.