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Jana Gana Mana - Conclusion
... entirely devoted to things connected with the welcoming of King George V, and this day the song Janaganamana was sung ... that the song was written in praise of George V In a letter to Pulin Behari Sen, Tagore later wrote, "A certain high official in His Majesty's service, who was also my friend, had requested that I ... that Reader of the Collective Mind of India, that Perennial Guide, could never be George V, George VI, or any other George ...
Robert Walpole - Premiership Under George II
... Walpole's position was threatened in 1727 when George I died and was succeeded by George II ...
Droogs (rocks)
... The survey was completed by Sir George Everest (pron eeve-rest)for whom Mount Everest is named ... Lambton’s successor, Sir George Everest (pronounced Eve-rest, as in Adam and Eve!), completed the survey after Lambton’s death in 1823 and took it, with great difficulty ... peaks had been surveyed as accurately as possible, the highest peak was named for Sir George Everest ...
Ira Gershwin
17, 1983) was an American lyricist who collaborated with his younger brother, composer George Gershwin, to create some of the most memorable songs of the 20th century ... With George he wrote more than a dozen Broadway shows, featuring songs such as "I Got Rhythm", "Embraceable You", "The Man I Love" and "Someone to Watch Over Me" ... He was also responsible, along with DuBose Heyward, for the libretto to George's opera Porgy and Bess ...
George, Duke Of Saxony - Ancestry
... Ancestors of George, Duke of Saxony 16 ... George, Duke of Saxony 24 ... George of Kunštát and Podiebrad, King of Bohemia 26 ...

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