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Orhan Ari (Orhan Seyfi Ari) was a Cypriot school teacher dubbed ‘Teacher of Teachers’ by the Minister of Education Cyprus-KKTC, for popularizing education hailed in prose and verse, with streets named after him.   He was born in Lapithiou (Bozalan) in Paphos, Cyprus, 12 December, 1918, of parents Huseyin Avni Ahmet (an elementary school teacher and prayer leader -a ..

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Refia Ari  Woman of the Year Pioneer of Special Needs Education for disabled children in KKTC Cyprus   Refia Ari received the Woman of the Year award in 2003 of the Women’s Studies & Education Centre, Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), KKTC/TRNC-Cyprus. She enabled special needs education for disabled children, children’s disability support for their parents ..

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1860 – Born on October 12th in Cleveland, Ohio. American Red Cross leader who re-established the organization’s funding base and greatly extended its other resources and services. 1898 –  She devoted time to various social philanthropies, and during the Spanish-American War, she was active in recruiting nurses. 1900 – Her name appeared, apparently without her ..

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née Creighton   Born Hamilton Township, Upper Canada (Ontario)   1874 – attended a rally of the American Temperance Crusade   Founded the Women’s Christain Temperance Union and became first president.   1889 became lifetime honourary president of the Women’s Christain Temperance Union   Her autobiography is called : Campai..

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                                                       "Monumental works do justify the greatest pride"                                  (Guvenir on teacher Orhan seyfi Ari, Halkin Sesi 27 Nov. 2004)   Teacher of Teachers (as called by the Minister of Education) Orhan Seyfi Ari was born on 12 December 1918 in Lapithiou, Paphos, in the then British Dominion of Cyprus, as the ..

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  1936 Robert Matheson Douglas was born in South Australia.   1959 He graduated in medicine at the University of Adelaide.   1967 he took up a position as Specialist Physician and Deputy Medical Superintendent of the Port Moresby hospital in Papua New Guinea. In PNG he developed an interest in respiratory infections particularly the ..

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1509 – Juan de Valdes was born. 1528 – Juan, who probably studied at the university of Alcala, first appears as the anonymous author of a politico-religious Diálogo de Mercurio y Caron, written and published. 1531 – He removed to Rome, where his criticisms of papal policy were condoned. 1533 – On the 12th of ..

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1847 – Josiah Strong was born. 1885 – His most well-known and influential work was Our Country: Its Possible Future and Its Present Crisis, intended to promote domestic missionary activity in the American West. 1890-1891 – A revised edition was issued based on the census. 1898 – He served as General Secretary of the Evangelical ..

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1771 – He was born on the 14th day of May this year in Newtown, Montgomeryshire. His father was a sadler and ironmonger who also served as local postmaster; his mother came from one of the prosperous farming families of Newtown.   1787 – He moved to Manchester in the employ of Mr. Satterfield, a ..

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