Pigs are even-toed ungulate mammals (Order Artiodactyla) of the genus Sus, within the Suidae family. They are native to Eurasia and northern Africa. Pigs, in the wild, live mostly in forests and partly wooded areas and play an important role in nature. The domestic pig, Sus scrofa domesticus, was one of the first animals domesticated by humans and is still today one of the most important domestic animals.
Previous (Geothermal power) Next (Gerald Ford) Gepidia The Gepids ( Beowulf, Widsith )-possibly from Gibiðos, "givers" or gepanta, were an East Germanic tribe Gothic tribe most famous in history for defeating the Huns after the death of Attila. The state of the Gepids was commonly known as Gepidia or Kingdom of the Gepids, whose territory is composed of parts of modern day Romania, Hungary and Serbia.
Previous (Espionage) Next (Essenes) In philosophy, essence is the attribute (or set of attributes) that makes a thing be what it fundamentally is. It is often called the “nature” of a thing such that it possesses certain necessary, metaphysical characteristics or properties in contrast with merely accidental or contingent ones.
Swaminarayan was born on April 3, 1781 (Chaitra Sud 9, Samvat 1837) in Chhapaiya, Uttar Pradesh, a village near Ayodhya, in a Hindi speaking region in India.  Born in the Brahmin or priest caste of Sarvariya, Swaminarayan was named Ghanshyam Pande by his parents, Hariprasad Pande (father, also known as Dharmadev) and Premvati Pande (mother, also known as Bhaktimata and Murtidevi).
Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin (February 1, 1931 - April 23, 2007) was the first president of the Russian Federation, serving from 1991 to 1999. Yeltsin came to power on a wave of high expectations. On June 12, 1991 he was elected president of the Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic with 57 percent of the vote, becoming the first popularly elected president in Russian history.
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