Previous (Citrus) Next (City of Rocks) Tokyo, the largest metropolis in the world. Tokyo, at street level. A city is an urban area with a high population density and a particular administrative, legal, or historical status. Large industrialized cities generally have advanced systems for sanitation, utilities, land usage, housing, transportation, and more.
Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, Duke of Bronte (September 29, 1758 - October 21, 1805) was a British admiral famous for his participation in the Napoleonic Wars, most notably in the Battle of Trafalgar, where he lost his life. He became the greatest naval hero in the history of the United Kingdom, eclipsing Admiral Robert Blake in fame, and is one of the most famous naval commanders in world history.
Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 - February 6, 1918) was an Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Art Nouveau (Vienna Secession) movement. His major works include paintings, murals, sketches and other art objects, many of which are on display in the Vienna Secession gallery.
Asa "Al Jolson" Yoelson (May 26, 1886 - October 23, 1950) was an acclaimed American singer and actor whose career lasted from 1911 until his death in 1950. He was one of the most popular entertainers of the twentieth century whose influence extended to other popular performers, including Bing Crosby and Eddie Fisher.
Previous (Advaita Vedanta) Next (Adverb) Advent (from the Latin Adventus, "coming," sc. Redemptoris, " the coming of the Savior"), a term used in Christian tradition, refers to the "Coming of the Savior" or "the Christ," and is also related to the Second Coming of Christ referred to as the Second Advent.
Previous (Anglo-Iranian Oil Company) Next (Anglo-Saxon Chronicle) Extent of the Maratha Empire ca. 1760 (shown here in yellow). The first, second, and third Anglo-Maratha wars were fought between the army of the British East India Company, which after 1757 was de facto ruler of Bengal and of other provinces in North East India, and the Maratha Empire, or confederacy, in the south of India.