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Who served as the U.S. Secretary of State under Presidents George Washington and John Adams?
President Washington appointed Pickering to the position of Postmaster General in 1791. After briefly serving as Secretary of War, he became the Secretary of State in 1795, and remained in that office after President Adams was inaugurated. President Adams dismissed him in 1800 due to Pickering's opposition to peace with France during the Quasi-War.
How tall was the tallest person ever in recorded history?
Robert Wadlow from Alton, Illinois was 2.72 m in height and weighed 220 kg at the time of his death at age 22. His great size and his continued growth in adulthood were due to hyperplasia of his pituitary gland, which results in an abnormally high level of human growth hormone.
What is Nat King Cole's real name?
Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 – February 15, 1965), known professionally as Nat King Cole, was an American singer and jazz pianist. He was a heavy smoker of Kool menthol cigarettes. He believed that smoking up to three packs a day gave his voice the rich sound it had. His many years of smoking caught up with him, resulting in his death from lung cancer on February 15, 1965. He died at the early age of 45 years old.
How many joints are in the human foot?
The human foot consists of 26 bones and 33 joints.
Who is the founder of Shōtōkan karate?
Shigeru "Masutatsu" Ōyama.
Kano Jigoro Sensei
Shōtōkan is a style of karate, developed from various martial arts by Gichin Funakoshi (1868–1957) and his son Gigo Funakoshi (1906–1945). Gichin was born in Okinawa and is widely credited with popularizing "karate do" through a series of public demonstrations, and by promoting the development of university karate clubs. As the most widely practiced style, Shotokan is considered a traditional and influential form of karate do.
Who won the first Women's World Chess Championship?
Vera Menchik was a British-Czechoslovak-Russian chess player who gained renown as the world's first women's chess champion. She successfully defended her title six times in every other championship held during her lifetime, losing only one game, while winning 78 and drawing four games.
How old was the world's youngest mother?
Lina Medina, a Peruvian girl born in 1933, began menstruating at the age of eight months, was raped and gave birth at the age of five years, seven months, and 21 days. She is the youngest confirmed mother in medical history. Medina is still alive today. Medina has never revealed the father of the child nor the circumstances of her impregnation.
Which artist created the term "social sculpture"?
Social Sculpture is a phrase to describe an expanded concept of art. Beuys created the term "social sculpture" to embody his understanding of art's potential to transform society. As a work of art, a social sculpture includes human activity that strives to structure and shape society or the environment. The central idea of a social sculptor is an artist who creates structures in society using language, thoughts, actions, and objects.
In which of these countries has the lowest population density?
About 19,731,984 people live in Australia on an area of 7,686,550, which gives 2.6 people per km². Next is Canada 3.3, Russia 8.5 and Saudi Arabia 12 people.
The sanguine person...
has an optimistic attitude
has a pessimistic attitude
has a realistic attitude
is a melancholic or a romantic
The sanguine person is optimistic, buoyant and hopeful. Historically, in the second century A.D., the physician Galen described four temperaments (melancholic, phlegmatic, sanguine and choleric) based upon the four humours or bodily fluids.