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Azerbaijan. 1828 Persia/Russia. 1918 Independent. 1922 USSR. 1936 Azerbaijan SSR. 1991 Independent. 1992-4 Karabakh War. CIS. [Read more ...]

Aztec Empire. 14C-1521. Mexico. Conquered by Spanish. [Read more ...]

Baader-Meinhof Gang. (Red Army Faction). 1968-92. West German terrorists supported by Stasi. [Read more ...]

Baal. 20-8C BC. Canaanite fertility god. King of gods. Condemned by Hebrews. =Zeus. [Read more ...]

Ba’al Shem-Tov. 1700-60. Polish founder of Hasidism. Holiness of ordinary existence. [Read more ...]

Ba’ath. 1943-. Pan-Arab Socialist unity party. [Read more ...]

Bab. 1819-50. Arab founder of Babism, 1844. [Read more ...]

Babbage, Charles. 1792-1871. British. Invented Difference Engine, 1823-34 -first computer. Founded British Association for the Advancement of Science 1831, Royal Astronomical Society 1820, Royal Statistical Society 1834. [Read more ...]

Babel. Babylonian tower to heaven started by Noah’s sons. [Read more ...]

Baber. 1483-1530. First Mogul Emperor of India. [Read more ...]

Babeuf, François. 1760-97. French Socialist egalitarian revolutionary. “Conspiracy of Equals” vs Directory. [Read more ...]

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