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Georg Johannes von Trapp

Incorporates information from the article in the German Wikipedia Korvettenkapitän Georg Johannes, Ritter von Trapp (April 4, 1880 – May 30, 1947), known as Baron von Trapp, was an Austro-Hungarian Navy officer. His exploits at sea during World War I earned him numerous decorations, including the prestigious Military Order of Maria Theresa. The story of his family served as the inspiration for the musical The Sound of Music....

Johannesburg, California

Johannesburg is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kern County, California, in a mining district of the Rand Mountains. Johannesburg is located east-northeast of Randsburg, at an elevation of 3517 feet (1072 m). The terminus of the Randsburg Railway was here from 1897 to 1933. The population was 172 at the 2010 census, down from 176 at the 2000 census. Johannesburg is divided from the neighboring community of Randsburg by a ridge. The town is frequently referred to as "Jo-burg" by locals and frequent visitors to the northwest Mojave....

Johann Friedrich Naumann

Johann Friedrich Naumann (14 February 1780 – 15 August 1857) was a German scientist, engraver, and editor. He is regarded as the founder of scientific ornithology in Europe. He published The Natural History of German Birds (1820–1844) and The Eggs of German Birds (1818–1828). His father Johann Andreas Naumann (1744–1826) was a naturalist, and his brother Carl Andreas Naumann (1786–1854) was also an ornithologist. The German ornithological society named its journal Naumannia. The Lesser Kestrel (Falco naumanni) is also named for him....

Eastgate shopping centre, Johannesburg

Eastgate was Johannesburgs first 'super-regional' shopping centre. When it opened in 1979, it was the largest shopping centre in the southern hemisphere. It remains one of the largest centres in the country, and is the second-largest shopping centre in the Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area, after Sandton City The centre lies next to the R24 airport freeway, between the Johannesburg CBD and Johannesburg International Airport. Stores include Woolworths, Edgars, Checkers Hyper, Ster-Kinekor cinemas, Dion and Stuttafords....

University of Johannesburg

The University of Johannesburg (known colloquially as UJ) is located in Johannesburg, South Africa and came into existence on 1 January 2005 as the result of a merger between Rand Afrikaans University (RAU), the Technikon Witwatersrand (TWR) and the Soweto and East Rand campuses of Vista University. Prior to the merger, the Daveyton and Soweto campuses of the former Vista University had been incorporated into RAU. As a result of the merger of Rand Afrikaans University (RAU), it is not uncommon for alumni to refer to the university incorrectly as RAU....

Johannes Kepler University of Linz

The Johannes Kepler University of Linz (German: Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, short: JKU) is a public institution of higher education in Linz, the capital of Upper Austria. It offers bachelor's, master's, diploma and doctoral degrees in business, engineering, law, science, and the social sciences. Today, 19,300 students study at the park campus in the northeast of Linz, with 1 out of 9 students being from abroad. The university was the first in Austria to introduce an electronic student ID in 1998 and the whole campus has Wireless LAN coverage....

Johannesburg Stadium

Johannesburg Stadium is a stadium, in the Doornfontein suburb of Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa. The stadium has a sweeping roof and can accommodate 37,500 people. It was originally built as an athletics stadium, but also hosted football and rugby matches. The eighth IAAF World Cup in Athletics was held at the stadium in 1998. It served as the main stadium for the 1999 All-Africa Games. It is mostly used as a training ground for Orlando Pirates and the Golden Lions Rugby Union. Bon Jovi performed at the stadium during their These Days Tour on December 1, 1995....

Constitution Hill, Johannesburg

The Constitution Hill precinct is located at 11 Kotze Street in Braamfontein, Johannesburg near the western end of the suburb of Hillbrow. Constitution Hill is the seat of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. The first court session in the new building at this location was held in February 2004. History The hill was formerly the site of a fort which was later used as a prison. The Old Fort Prison complex is known as Number Four. The original prison was built to house white male prisoners in 1892....

Johannisberg (Geisenheim)

Johannisberg is a village in Hessen, Germany. It is part of the city of Geisenheim in the Rheingau, on the right bank of the Rhine, 6 m. S. of Rüdesheim by railway. The place is mainly celebrated for the beautiful castle, Schloss Johannisberg, which crowns a hill overlooking the Rhine valley, and is surrounded by vineyards yielding the famous Johannisberger wine. The Schloss, built in 1757-1759 by the abbots of Fulda on the site of a Benedictine monastery founded in 1090, was bestowed, in 1807, by Napoleon upon Marshal Kellermann....

St. Johann in Tirol

St. Johann in Tirol is a market town in Tyrol, Austria, in the Kitzbühel district. In the regional ductus, the last syllable of the name is stressed as "Sankt yo-Hahn'". History St. Johann is situated in the Leukental, which extends from Jochberg to the Streichen close to the Bavarian border. This region was already settled in the 4th century BC by a Celtic tribe, the Ambisontiers, who pursued copper mining in the surrounding mountains. In 15 BC the Romans conquered the Eastern Alpine region and the Leukental became part of the Roman province of Noricum....

Johannelunds Teologiska Högskola: Johannelunds teologiska högskola or Johannelund Theological Seminary is an independent theological seminary, founded in 1862 and located in Uppsala, Sweden. In addition to offering a three-year bache...

7th Street (Johannesburg): 7th Street is a street located in the Johannesburg suburb of Melville. It is lined with many restaurants and bars, which are mostly frequented by students from the nearby University of Johannesburg. ...

St John's College (Johannesburg, South Africa): St John's College is a private school for boys in South Africa. It is situated in Houghton, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. HistorySt John's College was founded in Johannesburg on 1 August 18...

St. Johann im Pongau District: The Bezirk Sankt Johann im Pongau is an administrative district (Bezirk) in the federal state of Salzburg, Austria, and congruent with the Pongau region. Area of the district is 1,755.37 km², with a...

Johannesburg Zoo: The Johannesburg Zoo is a zoo in Johannesburg, South Africa. Established in 1904, it has traditionally been owned and operated by the City of Johannesburg. However, it has recently been turned into a...

Observatory Ridge, Johannesburg: Observatory Ridge is the highest point in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is above sea level. It is based in the suburb of Observatory. There is a large sandstone monument on top of the ridge that co...

King Edward VII School (Johannesburg): King Edward VII School is a public school located within the city of Johannesburg in South Africa's Gauteng Province, one of the historically significant Milner Schools. History In 1902, when the Bo...

Johannisthal Air Field: The Johannisthal Air Field, located 15 km southeast of Berlin, between Johannisthal and Adlershof, was Germany's first airfield. It opened on 26 September 1909, a few weeks after the world's first ai...

Johanna, Victoria: Johanna is a small town on the coast of Victoria, Australia located west of Cape Otway in the Colac Otway Shire. It is named after the schooner Joanna that was wrecked at the mouth of the Johanna Riv...

St. Johannis Harvestehude Hamburg: St. Johannis-Harvestehude (St. John-Harvestehude), Hamburg, is a neo-gothic Protestant church built between 1880 and 1882. The church is one of the best-preserved turn-of-the-century monuments of Ham...

Johannisthaler Chaussee (Berlin U-Bahn): Johannisthaler Chaussee is a Berlin U-Bahn station located on the . It was opened in 1970 by architect Rümmler and got the addition "Gropiusstadt" in 1972. When the shopping mall "Gropius Passagen"...

Deutsche Internationale Schule Johannesburg: Founded in 1890, the Deutsche Internationale Schule Johannesburg (DSJ) is one of the oldest schools in the city and one of the largest German schools on the African continent. At present approximately...

Johanneshovsbron: Johanneshovsbron (Swedish: "The Johanneshov Bridge") is a 756 metres long and 17,9 metres wide road bridge in central Stockholm, Sweden. Overpassing two older bridges, Skansbron and Skanstullsbron, a...

Johannesgränd: Johannesgränd (Swedish: "Alley of [Saint] John") is an alley in Gamla stan, the old town of Stockholm, Sweden, connecting Skeppsbron to Österlånggatan. History First appearing in historical recor...

Johann Pálffy Palace: Johann Pálffy Palace (or Pálfiho palác) is a late Classicism-style building in the Old Town, Bratislava, on the Panská street, near the Hviezdoslav Square. The palace is standing on the site of fo...

Schloss Johannisburg: Schloss Johannisburg is a castle in Aschaffenburg, Germany that was erected between 1605 and 1614 by Georg Ridinger. Until 1803, it was the second residence of the Prince Bishop of Mainz. It is const...

Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Johannesburg: The Roman Catholic Archiocese of Johannesburg is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Johannesburg in South Africa. History June 4, 1886: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of ...

Johann Zacherl: Johann Zacherl (1814 – 30 June 1888) was an Austrian inventor, industrialist and manufacturer. Johann Zacherl made a fortune in the late 19th century by selling dried flower heads of Chrysanthenum c...

Johannes, Stavanger: Johannes is a neighborhood (delområde) in the borough Storhaug in Stavanger, Norway. The neighborhood has a population of 2,309, distributed on an area of 0,56 km²....

Johanna (East Indiaman): Johanna (or Joanna) was an East Indiaman for the British East India Company (EIC), possibly named for the island of Anjouan, then known as Johanna. She made five voyages for the EIC before on her si...

SS City of Johannesburg: The SS City of Johannesburg was a British merchant steamer, sunk in the Second World War. She was built by Barclay, Curle & Co, of Whiteinch, Glasgow for Ellerman Lines Ltd, of London in 1920, or...

Johanneshov: Johanneshov is a district located at the intersection of national road 73 and Södra länken in Stockholm, Sweden. The football club Hammarby IF is from Johanneshov....

Johann Mohr: Johann Mohr (12 June 1916 – 2 April 1943) was a Korvettenkapitän with the Kriegsmarine during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. The Kni...

Sintjohannesga: Sintjohannesga is a small village in Skarsterlân in the province Friesland of the Netherlands and has around 1123 citizens (2004)....

Johannelund metro station: Johannelund metro station is a station on the green line of the Stockholm metro, located in Vinsta, Västerort. The station was inaugurated on 1 November 1956. The distance to Slussen is 17 km. Up ...

Botanischer Garten der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main: The Botanischer Garten der Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main (7 hectares), also known as the Botanischer Garten Frankfurt am Main, is a botanical garden and arboretum maintained by...

Johannishus Castle: Johannishus Castle is a castle in Ronneby Municipality, Blekinge County, Sweden....

Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital: 'The Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital (formerly Johannesburg General Hospital), nicknamed Joburg Gen is an accredited general hospital in Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa ...

Gelehrtenschule des Johanneums: The Gelehrtenschule des Johanneums (translation: Academic School of the Johanneum, short: Johanneum) is a Gymnasium (or Grammar School) in Hamburg, Germany. It is Hamburg's oldest school and was foun...

Johannesburg Muslim School: Johannesburg Muslim School is a partly private school situated in Fordsburg, Johannesburg, South Africa. The school combines secular and Islamic education in its curriculum and has a separate presc...

Johanna Maria: Johanna Maria is a resort in Suriname, located in the Coronie District. Its population at the 2004 census was 598....

Johann Heinrich von Schmitt: Heinrich Schmitt (1743—11 November 1805) was a lieutenant field marshal in the Habsburg military during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. He developed a sound military reputation as a su...

Johannesburg Central Police Station: The Johannesburg Central Police Station is a South African Police Service police station. Until 1997, it was called John Vorster Square. During the apartheid-era, the police station in downtown Johan...

Johannesburg Park Station: Johannesburg Park Station is the central railway station in the city of Johannesburg, South Africa, and the largest railway station in Africa. It is located between the Central Business District and ...

Johannishögl: Johannishögl is a mountain of Bavaria, Germany. DEFAULTSORT ...

Johanneskirchenkopf: Johanneskirchenkopf is a mountain of Schwalm-Eder-Kreis, Hesse, Germany....

Johann-Wolfgang-von-Goethe-Gymnasium: Johann-Wolfgang-von-Goethe-Gymnasium Chemnitz is a public secondary school in Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany, for grades 5-12. It is one of 7 secondary schools operating in Chemnitz. Its name changed in th...

Johanniter International: Johanniter International (JOIN) is an international network of charities affiliated to the Alliance of the Orders of Saint John of Jerusalem. Founded in 2000 and with its office is based in Brussels, ...

Johanna River: for the river of New Britain see Johanna River (New Britain) The Johanna River is a river in southwestern Victoria, Australia. It arises in the Otway Ranges and enters Bass Strait from the Port C...

Basel St. Johann railway station: Basel St. Johann (referred to as Bahnhof Basel St. Johann in German and Gare de Bâle-Saint-Jean in French) is a railway station in inner-city Basel, Switzerland....

Johannsen Loch: Johannsen Loch is a cove long, lying north of Ocean Harbour along the north coast of South Georgia. The name appears on a chart based upon surveys by Discovery Investigations personnel during the p...

Johannessen Nunataks: The Johannessen Nunataks are an isolated, ridgelike outcropping of rocks about long, standing south of Mount Weihaupt in the southern extremity of the Outback Nunataks, Antarctica. They were mapped...

Johannessen Harbour: Johannessen Harbor is a sheltered anchorage lying to the east and northeast of Snodgrass Island in the Pitt Islands, in the northern Biscoe Islands, Antarctica. The harbour was entered by the Norsel ...

Johannesen Point: Johannesen Point is the southwestern point of Main Island in the Willis Islands off the west end of South Georgia. This feature was named "All Johannesens Point", presumably by Discovery Investigatio...

Johanneberg Science Park: Johanneberg Science Park was established in December 2009 by the Chalmers University of Technology Foundation and the City of Gothenburg to create better conditions for regional sustainable growth, ba...

Johannelund: Johannelund is a residential suburb with more than 5000 inhabitants in the south of Linköping. Johannelund is adjoining the districts Tannefors, Hackefors, Hjulsbro, Berga, Ekholmen, Vimanshäll and...

Johanneum (Dresden): The Johanneum is a 16th-century Renaissance building, originally named Stallgebäude because it was constructed as the royal mews. It is located at the Neumarkt in Dresden. Today the Johanneum is hom...

Johanneshovs IP: Johanneshovs IP was a football stadium in Stockholm, Sweden and the former home stadium for the football team Hammarby IF before the construction of Söderstadion. It was founded in 1928 and was dem...

Trams in Johannesburg: The Johannesburg tramway network formed part of the public transport system in Johannesburg, South Africa, for just over 70 years until the start of the 1960s. History Opened on, the network was oper...

St. Johannis, Ansbach: The church St. Johannis (St. John) in Ansbach, Middle Franconia, Germany, is a Lutheran parish church and a concert venue of the Bachwoche Ansbach, and the St. Gumbertus and Residenz Ansbach are also...

Johanna River (New Britain): The Johanna, also known as the Aomo, is a river of southwestern New Britain. It flows into the sea near Aivet Island....

Sankt Johann Airport: Sankt Johann Airport is a public use airport located east of Sankt Johann in Tirol, Tyrol, Austria....

Sankt Johann in Tirol Heliport: Sankt Johann in Tirol Heliport is a public use heliport located in Sankt Johann in Tirol, Tirol, Austria....

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