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Konstantin Fedin Konstantin Aleksandrovich Fedin () (1892â€“July 15, 1977) was a Russian novelist and poet. During the 1920s, Fedin belonged to a literary group called the Serapion Brothers, who supported the Revolution but wanted freedom for literature and the arts.
Konstantin Fehrenbach Konstantin Fehrenbach (January 11, 1852 â€“ March 26, 1926) was a German Catholic politician who was one of the major leaders of the Centre Party. He served as President of the Reichstag in 1918, and then as President of the National Assembly from 1919 to 1920.
Konstantin Chernenko Konstantin Ustinovich Chernenko (; September 24, 1911 â€“ March 10, 1985) was a Soviet politician and General Secretary of the CPSU who led the Soviet Union from February 13, 1984 until his death just thirteen months later. Chernenko was also Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet from April 11, 1984, until his death.
Konstantin Kaetanovich Gedroits Konstantin Kaetanovich Gedroits (1872 - 1932) was a Russian scientist and painter born in Grigoriopol.Specializing in geology], he authored Genetic soil classification based on the absorptive soil complex and absorbed soil cations (out of print).
Konstantin Kasimovsky Konstantin Kasimovsky is a leading Russian neo-Nazi. Formerly a leading member of Pamyat, he has since gone on to lead two parties of his own, the Russian National Union and the Russian National Socialist Party as well as a less well-defined group known as Russian Action.
Konstantin Kavelin Konstantin Dmitrievich Kavelin (ĐšĐľĐ˝ŃŃ‚Đ°Đ˝Ń‚Đ¸Đ˝ Đ”ĐĽĐ¸Ń‚Ń€Đ¸ĐµĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡ ĐšĐ°Đ˛ĐµĐ»Đ¸Đ˝ in Russian) (November 4, 1818 - May 5, 1885) was a Russian historian, jurist, and sociologist, sometimes called the chief architect of early Russian liberalism.
Konstantin Klyagin Konstantin Nikolayevich Klyagin (in Russian: ĐšĐľĐ˝ŃŃ‚Đ°Đ˝Ń‚Đ¸Đ˝ ĐťĐ¸ĐşĐľĐ»Đ°ĐµĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡ ĐšĐ»ŃŹĐłĐ¸Đ˝), short is Konst, is a professional software engineer, author of magazine articles about software and an open source software developer born in 1981 in Kharkov, Ukraine. His most famous program is centericq.
Konstantin Konstantinov Konstantin Ivanovich Konstantinov (ĐšĐľĐ˝ŃŃ‚Đ°Đ˝Ń‚Đ¸Đ˝ ĐĐ˛Đ°Đ˝ĐľĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡ ĐšĐľĐ˝ŃŃ‚Đ°Đ˝Ń‚Đ¸Đ˝ĐľĐ˛ in Russian) (1817 or 1819 - January 12(24).1871) was a Russian scientist in the field of artillery, rocketry, instrument making, and automatics, Lieutenant General (1864).
Konstantin Korovin Konstantin Alekseyevich Korovin (Russian: ĐšĐľĐ˝ŃŃ‚Đ°Đ˝Ń‚Đ¸Đ˝ ĐĐ»ĐµĐşŃĐµĐµĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡ ĐšĐľŃ€ĐľĐ˛Đ¸Đ˝, the first name often spelled Constantin) (, Moscow - September 11, 1939, Paris) was a leading Russian Impressionist painter.
Konstantin Leontiev Konstantin Nikolayevich Leontyev () (1831-1891) was a maverick Russian philosopher who advocated closer cultural ties between Russia and the East in order to oppose the catastrophic egalitarian and revolutionary influences from the West.
Konstantin Makovsky Konstantin Yegorovich Makovsky (; â€”) was an influential Russian painter, affiliated with the "Wanderers". Many of his historical paintings, such as The Russian Bride's Attire (1889), showed an idealized view of Russian life of prior centuries.
Konstantin Melnikov Konstantin Stepanovitch Melnikov (Russian: ĐšĐľĐ˝ŃŃ‚Đ°Đ˝Ń‚Đ¸Đ˝ ĐˇŃ‚ĐµĐżĐ°Đ˝ĐľĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡ ĐśĐµĐ»ŃŚĐ˝Đ¸ĐşĐľĐ˛; , Moscow - November 28 1974, id.) was a Russian architect and major figure in the early 20th century's Constructivist avant-garde.
Konstantin Mereschkowski Konstantin Sergejewicz Mereschkowsky (1855-1921) (Russian: ĐšĐľĐ˝ŃŃ‚Đ°Đ˝Ń‚Đ¸Đ˝ ĐˇĐµŃ€ĐłĐµĐµĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡ ĐśĐµŃ€ĐµĐ¶ĐşĐľĐ˛ŃĐşĐ¸Đą, also transliterated Konstantin Sergeevich Merezhkovsky, Konstantin Sergivich Merezhkovsky, Constantin SergeeviÄŤ MĂ©rejkovski, Constantin Sergejewicz Mereschcowsky, and Konstantin Sergejewicz Mereschkovsky) was a prominent Russian biologist and botanist active mainly around Kazan, whose research on lichens led him to propose the theory of symbiogenesis - that larger, more complex cells evolved from the symbiotic relationship between less complex ones. He presented this theory in the 1926 book Symbiogenesis and the Origin of Species.
Konstantin Mikhailovich Sergeyev Konstantin Mikhailovich Sergeyev (1910 - April 1, 1992) was a Russian ballet dancer, artistic director and choreographer for the Kirov Theatre. He was married to Natalia Dudinskaya, the theatre's prima ballerina.
Konstantin Muraviev Konstantin Vladov Muraviev () (5 March 1893â€“31 January 1965) was a leading member of the Agrarian People's Union who briefly served as Prime Minister of Bulgaria near the end of Bulgarian involvement in the Second World War.
Konstantin of Murom The Holy and Blessed Prince Constantine of Murom (Russian: ĐˇĐ˛ŃŹŃ‚ĐľĐą Đ‘Đ»Đ°Đ¶ĐµĐ˝Đ˝Ń‹Đą ĐšĐ˝ŃŹĐ·ŃŚ ĐšĐľĐ˝ŃŃ‚Đ°Đ˝Ń‚Đ¸Đ˝) (? - 1129) was a direct descendant of Vladimir I of Kiev and the son of Prince Svyatoslav of Chernigov.
Konstantin Ozgan Konstantin Ozgan was the foreign minister of the de facto independent, though internationally unrecognised Republic of Abkhazia from 1996 to 1997, when he was replaced by Sergey Shamba. Ozgan had succeeded Leonid Lakerbaya.
Konstantin Pobedonostsev Konstantin Petrovich Pobedonostsev (ĐšĐľĐ˝ŃŃ‚Đ°Đ˝Ń‚Đ¸Đ˝ ĐźĐµŃ‚Ń€ĐľĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡ ĐźĐľĐ±ĐµĐ´ĐľĐ˝ĐľŃŃ†ĐµĐ˛ in Russian) (May 21, 1827 - March 23, 1907) was a Russian jurist, statesman, and thinker. Usually regarded as a prime representative of Russian conservatism, he was the gray cardinal of imperial politics during the reign of his disciple Alexander III of Russia.
Konstantin ravvin Konstantin Ravvin (pronounced Cons-tan-tine) is a life philosopher, most known for his depth of perspective on certain life subjects. Being a victim of Soviet Socialist Oppresion and reform as well as experiencing Capatalist America, Ravvin's unique perspective on life allowed him to see an argument from both of the opposing sides of the spectrum, political and socioeconomical.
Konstantin Savitsky Konstantin Apollonovich Savitsky (, June 6, 1844-February 13, 1905) was born in the city of Taganrog in the village Frankovka or Baronovka, named after former governor Otto Pfeilizer-Frank. Today this area is occupied by Taganrog Iron and Steel Factory TAGMET.
Konstantin Somov Konstantin Andreyevich Somov (Russian: ĐšĐľĐ˝ŃŃ‚Đ°Đ˝Ń‚Đ¸Đ˝ ĐĐ˝Đ´Ń€ĐµĐµĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡ ĐˇĐľĐĽĐľĐ˛, November 30, 1869 â€” May 6, 1939) was a Russian artist associated with the Mir iskusstva. Born into a family of a major art historian and Hermitage Museum curator, he became interested in the 18th century art and music at an early age.
Konstantin Soukhovetski Russian pianist Konstantin Soukhovetski was born in 1981 into a family of artists, and began playing the piano at the age of four. He studied at the Moscow Central School under the auspices of the Moscow Conservatory, where his special subjects also included composition and acting.
Konstantin Stepanov Konstantin Stepanov is a Russian pocket billiards player. During the 2006 Men's World 9-Ball Championship he survived the group stages, the round of 64 and the round of 32, but was eliminated in the round of 16 by Ralf Souquet.
Konstantin Thon Konstantin Andreyevich Thon, also spelled Ton (Russian: ĐšĐľĐ˝ŃŃ‚Đ°Đ˝Ń‚Đ¸Đ˝ ĐĐ˝Đ´Ń€ĐµĐµĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡ Đ˘ĐľĐ˝) (October 26 1794, St Petersburg - January 25 1881, St.Petersburg), was an official architect of Imperial Russia during the reign of Nicholas I.
Konstantin Tsiolkovsky Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky (; ) (September 5, 1857 new style â€“ September 19, 1935) was a Polish-Russian and Soviet rocket scientist and pioneer of cosmonautics who spent most of his life in a log house on the outskirts of the Russian town of Kaluga.
Konstantin von Benckendorff Konstantin von Benckendorff (, Konstantin Khristoforovich Benkendorf, 1785-August 6, 1828) was a Russian general and diplomat. His brother Alexander von Benckendorff (1783-1844) was also a general and statesman, and his sister Dorothea von Lieven was a socialite famous at London and Paris.
Konstantin Vaginov Konstantin Vaginov ĐšĐľĐ˝ŃŃ‚Đ°Đ˝Ń‚Đ¸Đ˝ ĐšĐľĐ˝ŃŃ‚Đ°Đ˝Ń‚Đ¸Đ˝ĐľĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡ Đ’Đ°ĐłĐ¸Đ˝ĐľĐ˛) (1899â€”1934) (real name - Wagengejm, Đ’Đ°ĐłĐµĐ˝ĐłĐµĐąĐĽ) - a Russian poet. In twenties he was a member of almost all poetic groups of Saint Petersburg.
Konstantin Vasiliev KonstantĂn AleksĂ©evich VasĂliev ( born September 3, 1942, in Maikop, deceased tragically in 1976) - Russian artist, leaved more then 400 works of art, both paintings and drawings. His personal field includes portrets, landscapes, realistic compositions, Russian epics, mythological and battle-paintings.
Konstantin Yuon Konstantin Fyodorovich Yuon or Juon ( - April 11 1958) was a noted Russian painter and theatre designer associated with the Mir Iskusstva. Later, he co-founded the Union of Russian Artists and the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia.
Konstantinas Sirvydas Konstantinas Sirvydas, (, ) died 1631) was a LithuanianNote that in 16th and 17th century the idea of national identity did not yet exist in its modern sense and Sirvydas is sometimes also referred to as a Pole; as in: religious preacher, lexicographer and one of the pioneers of Lithuanian literature . He was a Jesuit priest and a professor at the Academy of Wilno and he authored, among other works, the first grammar of the Lithuanian language and the first tri-lingual dictionary in Lithuanian, Latin and Polish (1619).
Konstantinopouleos Avenue Konstantinopouleos Avenue (Greek: Î›ÎµĎ‰Ď†ÎżĎÎżĎ‚ ÎšĎ‰Î˝ĎĎ„Î±Ď„ÎąÎ˝ÎżĎ…Ď€ĎŚÎ»ÎµĎ‰Ď‚) is named after Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire and is an avenue in the western suburbs of Athens. It links the western part of Agios Ioannis Rentis near Piraeus to the northern part of Sepolia, which links with a road to Kamatero.
Konstantinos Armenopoulos Konstantinos Armenopoulos or Harmenopoulos (1320 â€“ ca. 1385) was a Byzantine jurist who held the post of katholikos krites ("universal judge") of Thessalonike, one of the highest judicial offices in the Byzantine Empire.
Konstantinos Koukidis Konstandinos Koukidis was the Greek Evzonas on flag guard duty on the 27th of April 1941 at the Acropolis during the Axis occupation of Greece during World War II. Koukidis obeyed, took the flag down, wrapped himself in it and jumped from the Acropolis to his death.
Konstantinos Parthenis Konstantinos Parthenis(1878-1967) was a distinguished Greek painter. Parthenis broke with the Greek academic tradition of the 19th century and introduced modern elements together with traditional themes, like the figure of Christ, in his art.
Konstantinou kai Elenis Konstantinou kai Elenis ( in Greek ÎšĎ‰Î˝ĎĎ„Î±Î˝Ď„ÎŻÎ˝ÎżĎ… ÎşÎ±Îą Î•Î»ÎÎ˝Î·Ď‚ )was a 1998 tv series starring Haris Romas ( who also wrote the script along with Anna Hatzisofia )and Eleni Rantou. They also star Vasilis Koukouras, Maria Lekaki and as a special guest Ilias Zervos.
Konstantinov (crater) Konstantinov is a lunar impact crater that is located to the southeast of the Mare Moscoviense, on the far side of the Moon. To the west of Konstantinov is the smaller Nagaoka crater, and to the south-southeast is the small Van Gent crater.
Konstanty Gebert Konstanty Gebert (pseudonym Dawid Warszawski; b. 1953) is a Polish journalist and a Jewish activist, as well as one of the most notable war corespondents of various Polish daily newspapers and son of Boleslaw Gebert.
Konstanty Kalinowski Konstanty Kalinowski (also known under his Belarusian and Lithuanian names of ĐšĐ°ŃŃ‚ŃĚŃŃŚ ĐšĐ°Đ»Ń–Đ˝ĐľĚŃžŃĐşŃ– or KastuĹ› KalinoĹski and Kostas Kalinauskas; 1838-1864) was a writer, journalist, lawyer and revolutionary. He was one of the leaders of Belarusian and Lithuanian national revival and the leader of the January Uprising in the lands of the former Grand Duchy of Lithuania.
Konstanty Miodowicz Konstanty Miodowicz (born January 09, 1951 in Gniewkowo) is a Polish politician. He was elected to Sejm on September 25, 2005 getting 14505 votes in 33 Kielce district, candidating from Platforma Obywatelska list.
Konstanty WiĹ›niowiecki Konstanty WiĹ›niowiecki (1564-1641), wojewoda belski 1636, voivode of Ruthenia (wojewoda ruski) 1638, starost of Cherkassy (starosta czerkaski i kamionecki). Wealthy, powerful and influential magnate, experienced in both politics and warfare.
KonstantynĂłw ĹĂłdzki KonstantynĂłw ĹĂłdzki is a town in Pabianice County, ĹĂłdĹş Voivodeship, Poland, with 17,569 inhabitants (2004). It was incorporated in 1924, but originally founded in the 1820s by a landowner who had planned to build a textile industry there.
Konstanz (district) Konstanz (also sometimes in English Constance) is a district (Kreis) in the south of Baden-WĂĽrttemberg, Germany. Neighboring districts are (from west clockwise) Schwarzwald-Baar, Tuttlingen, Sigmaringen and the Bodensee.
Kontakion Kontakion (Greek: ÎşÎżÎ˝Ď„Î¬ÎşÎąÎżÎ˝) is a form of hymn performed in the Eastern Orthodox Church. The word derives from the Greek word kontax (ÎşĎŚÎ˝Ď„Î±Îľ), meaning pole, describing the way in which the words were and are unfurled on a scroll that has been wound around a pole.
Kontakt Kontakt is a software sampler made by a German-based company, Native Instruments. It runs on Macintosh and Microsoft Windows platforms, available in standalone and plug-in formats (VST, Audio Units, DXi, RTAS).
Kontakto Kontakto is a magazine in Esperanto published by TEJO and supported by Universal Esperanto Association (UEA). It started in 1963 though a proposal of the UEA committee by Humphrey Tonkin, who became its first editor in chief and who provided a magazine that touched on topics of interest to Esperanto youth.
Konteb Konteb is one of the 77 woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Hadiya Zone, Konteb is bordered on the south by Soro, on the west by the Omo River which separates it from the Yem special woreda, on the north by the Hadiya Zone, and on the east by Limo.
Kontek The Kontek (the name comes from "continent" and the name of the former Danish power transmission company "Elkraft", which operated the power grid on the Danish islands Lolland, Falster and Sealand and had the abbreviation "ek") is, a 170 kilometer long, monopolar 400kV DC-cable for the interconnection of the German power grid with the electricity grid of the Danish island Sealand.
Konti-Skan Kontiskan (also Konti-Skan) is the name of high-voltage direct-current transmission line between Denmark and Sweden. The 1965-built Kontiskan 1, which was able to transmit a up to 250 megawatts of power with an operating voltage of 250 kV, was taken out of operation and was disconnected on 15 August 2006.
Kontinent Kontinent was a dissident journal which focused on the politics of the Soviet Union and its satellites. Founded in 1974 by Vladimir Maximov, first editor-in-chief, it was published in German and Russian and later translated into English.
Kontorovich-Lebedev transform In mathematics, the Kontorovich-Lebedev transform is an integral transform which uses a Macdonald function (modified Bessel function of the second kind) with imaginary index as its kernel. Unlike other Bessel function transforms, such as the Hankel transform, this transform involves integrating over the index of the function rather than its argument.
Kontsevich system The Kontsevich system (Russian: ĐˇĐ¸ŃŃ‚ĐµĐĽĐ° ĐšĐľĐ˝Ń†ĐµĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡Đ°/Sistema Kontsevicha) for the Cyrillization of the Korean language was created by the Russian scholar Lev Kontsevitch (Russian: Đ›ĐµĐ˛ ĐšĐľĐ˝Ń†ĐµĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡) on the basis of the earlier system designed by Aleksandr Kholodovich (Russian: ĐĐ»ĐµĐşŃĐ°Đ˝Đ´Ń€ ĐĄĐľĐ»ĐľĐ´ĐľĐ˛Đ¸Ń‡). It is currently the main system of transcribing Korean words into the Russian language.
Kontula metro station The Kontula metro station (Finnish Kontulan metroasema / Swedish Metrostationen GĂĄrdsbacka) is a ground-level station on the northern branch (ItĂ¤keskus - MellunmĂ¤ki) of the Helsinki Metro. It serves the district of Kontula in East Helsinki.
Kontusz Kontusz (pronounce ) is a type of outer garment worn by the Polish and Lithuanian male nobility (szlachta). It became popular in the 16th century and came to the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth via Hungary from Turkey.
Konungs skuggsjĂˇ Konungs skuggsjĂˇ (Old Norse for "King's mirror"; Latin: Speculum regale, modern Norwegian: Kongsspegelen (Nynorsk) or Kongespeilet (BokmĂĄl)) is a Norwegian educational text from around 1250, dealing with politics and morality. It was originally intended for the education of King Magnus LagabĂ¸te, the son of King HĂĄkon HĂĄkonsson, and it has the form of a dialogue between father and son.
Konvas The Konvas is a portable 35mm motion picture camera that was manufactured in USSR, and for a short period at the same Moscow factory after the collapse of the Soviet Union. It is no longer made, although many working models are still circulating.
Konversation Konversation is an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client for KDE (K Desktop Environment). Konversation is currently maintained in the KDE Extragear module, which means that it has its own release cycle independent from KDE's.
Konya Konya (Ottoman: Ů‚ŮŮ†ŰŚŮ‡; also Koniah, Konieh, Konia, and Qunia; historically known as Iconium (Latin), Greek: ("IkĂłnion")) is a city in Turkey, on the central plateau of Anatolia. It has a population of 742 690 (in 2000) and it is the capital of Konya Province, which is the biggest Turkish province in terms of area.
Konya Province, Ottoman Empire Konya was a vilayet in Asia Minor which included the whole, or parts of, Pamphylia, Pisidia, Phrygia, Lycaonia, Cilicia and Cappadocia. It was formed in 1864 by adding to the old eyalet of Karamania the western half of Adana, and part of southeastern Anatolia.
Konzerthausorchester Berlin The Konzerthausorchester Berlin (until 2006 known as the Berlin Symphony Orchestra in English and Berliner Sinfonie-Orchester in German) is a major symphony orchestra from Berlin, Germany. It was founded in 1952 in East Berlin.
Konzertino for Trombone and Orchestra Konzertino for Trombone and "Orchestra Opus 4 by Ferdinand David is a well-known solo by Trombonists and is one of the first pieces composed for Trombone in the Western World. It is composed in 3 movements (I.
Koo Hsien-jung Koo Hsien-jung (; Romaji: Ko Kenei; 1866â€“1937) was a Taiwanese businessman and politician who enjoyed strong links to the Japanese colonial administration of Taiwan. He founded the Koos Group of companies, the largest business group in Taiwan.
Koo Chung Koo Chung is a Korean American Christian singer-songwriter. Beginning his career with the band Broken for Good in Boston, MA, Chung moved to New York to start and run his own studio and label, Broken for Good Records.
Koo Stark Kathleen Dee-Anne Stark (born April 26, 1956), better known as Koo Stark, is an American film actress, model, and portrait photographer. Her late father, Wilbur Stark, a native of Brooklyn, New York, was a producer.
Koo Wee Rup railway station, Victoria Koo Wee Rup was a railway station on the South Gippsland line in South Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, the station operated until the closure of the line between Cranbourne Station and Leongatha Station in 1993. The Station remains partly intact with the platform and goods shed intact, and with the track still in reasonable condition.
Koobi Fora Koobi Fora refers primarily to a region around Koobi Fora Ridge, located on the eastern shore of Lake Turkana in the territory of the nomadic Gabbra tribe. According to the National Museums of Kenya, the name comes from the Gabbra language:
Koodal Azhagar Temple Koodal Azhagar Koil is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located in the center of the city of Madurai, Tamilnadu, India. Koodal is another name for Madurai and Azhaghar means The beautiful one, in Tamil.
Koodalmanikyam Temple Koodalmanikyam Temple is the only Hindu temple in India where Bharata (Lord Sangameshwara), the brother of Sree Rama is worshiped. This beautiful ancient temple is situated in Irinjalakuda a small town in Trissur district of Kerala state, south India.
Kooikerhondje The Kooikerhondje or Kooiker Hound, is a small spaniel-type breed of dog of Dutch ancestry that was originally used as a working dog, particularly in duck hunting and tolling. Kooikers were popular in the 17th and 18th century and appeared in the paintings of Rembrandt and Jan Steen.
Kookaburra (song) "Kookaburra" (also known by its first line: "Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree") is a popular Australian nursery rhyme and round about the kookaburra (an Australian bird), written by Marion Sinclair.
Kookaburra Kahuna The Kahuna is a range of bats made by Kookaburra Sport and is the company's premier bat. The Kahuna faced contorversy in early 2006 when there was a dispute over whether the graphite backing of the bat would increase its performance to an unfair level.
Kookaburra Sport Kookaburra Sport is an Australian sports equipment company, specialising in cricket and hockey equipment, named after the Australian kingfisher. The company notably manufactures the most widely used brand of ball used in international and Test cricket.
Kookaburras (hockey) The Kookaburras are Australia's national men's hockey team, and one of the nation's most successful top level sporting teams. They are the only Australian team in any sport to receive medals at the last four Summer Olympic Games (1992-2004), and have placed in the top four in every Olympics since 1980.
Kool-Aid drinker Kool-Aid drinker is a pejorative term to describe those who blindly follow, and buy into, the worldview of others. Often used in the corporate world to describe employees who religiously follow the corporate 'Mission Statement', etc.
Kool-Aid Man Kool-Aid Man is the mascot for Kool-Aid, a popular drink. The character has appeared in television and print advertising as a fun-loving and avuncular beverage provider, bursting through walls and yelling "Oh yeah!
Koolau Range Koolau Range is a name given to the fragmented remnant of the eastern or windward shield volcano of the Hawaiian island of Oahu. It is not a mountain range in the normal sense, because it was formed as a single mountain called Koolau Volcano (koolau means "windward" in Hawaiian, cognate of the toponym Tokelau).
Kooley C Kooley C (born Calvin Puckett) is a Miami Bass and Southern Hip-Hop artist based out of the West Palm Beach area of South Florida. As one of the pioneers of the genre, he has collaborated with notable figures such as Luke, members of the Cut it Up Def Records roster, and Dynamix II, going so far as to write the lyrics for their classic 1988 track entitled Feel the Bass.
Koolie Club of Australia The Koolie Club of Australia is an independent breed club dedicated to the promotion and preservation of the Koolie dog breed as a working breed. It differs from mainstream breed clubs in that a Koolie's talent as a working dog is more important than it's colour, size and shape as the breed is not "recognized" for showing.
Kooluk Empire The Kooluk Empire is a fictional nation in the world of the Suikoden series of RPGs. It is located on the southern border of the Scarlet Moon Empire on a peninsula that places its sphere of influence into the Island Nations.
Kooma (demogroup) Kooma (also known as COMA) is a Finnish demo group founded in 1994. They are known for exploring the demo medium by extensive use of video content, text and other elements that break the traditional demo format.
Koomba Park Koomba Park is one of the parks comprising the Dandenong Valley Parklands in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. It consists of 92 hectares, of which 33 hectares is publicly accessible, and is bounded by Boronia Road and Mountain Highway.
Koombana The Koombana was a coastal passenger and cargo steamer which sank at an unknown location north of Port Hedland, Western Australia during a cyclone on 20 March 1912 with the loss of approximately 138 lives, including 20 crew. Other than some floating wreckage, no trace was ever found of the ship, which was presumed sunk along with several other vessels during the same storm.
Koon Karava Koon Karavas in Sri Lankan history were another clan of the Karavas similar to the Suriya clans Kurukulasuriya, Warnakulasuriya, Mihindukulasuriya, Bharathakulasuriya, Manukulasuriya, Arasakulasuriya and Konda KarĂˇvas.
Koon Karavas Koon Karavas in Sri Lankan history were another clan of the Karavas similar to the Suriya clans Kurukulasuriya, Warnakulasuriya, Mihindukulasuriya, Bharathakulasuriya, Manukulasuriya, Arasakulasuriya and Konda Karavas.
Koonung Creek Koonung Creek is a small tributary to the Yarra River in Melbourne's east. The creek originates in Nunawading, just near Springvale Road, and flows to join the Yarra at the border between Ivanhoe East, Bulleen and Balwyn North.
Koonwarra railway station, Victoria Koonwarra was a railway station on the South Gippsland line in South Gippsland, Victoria. The station was opened during the 1890s and operated until 1991, when the line to Barry Beach servicing the oil fields in Bass Strait was closed, the line was then dismantled and turned into the Great Southern Rail Trail.
Koop (band) Koop is an electronic jazz duo from Sweden. The band, which consists of Magnus Zingmark and Oscar Simonsson, has made three albums, and has also been involved with numerous remix projects, including a remix for Astrud Gilberto's "Here's That Rainy Day" for the Verve Remixed project.
Koop Islands Koop Islands is the third studio album by the Stockholm-based electronic music duo Koop. Compared to their last success Waltz for Koop, Koop Islands combines inspiration by 1930's swing with an exotic Caribbean touch.
Kooper Session Kooper Session is the second-in-line of the Super Session albums featuring singer-songwriter Al Kooper. Joining Kooper in the guitar slot is 15-year-old phenomenon Shuggie Otis, son of legendary rhythm and blues pioneer Johnny Otis.
Koopmans' theorem Koopmans theorem is an approximation in molecular orbital theory, such as density functional theory, or Hartree-Fock theory, in which the first ionization energy of a molecule is equal to the energy of the highest occupied molecular orbital (the HOMO), and the electron affinity is the negative of the energy of the lowest unoccupied, i.e.
Koopsta Knicca Robert Cooper, aka "Koopsta Knicca", was a member of the Memphis, Tennessee rap group Three 6 Mafia. He is characterised by his fast rap, which made him one of Three Six's most recognized and lauded MCs.
Kooragang Island Kooragang Island is located in the Hunter River of New South Wales, Australia and is the site of a deep water port for the export of coal. About 80MT of coal is exported every year, which makes this port one of the busiest in the world.
Kooralbyn, Queensland Kooralbyn lies in the Gold Coast hinterland, approximately 20km south-west of Beaudesert, itself some 64km south of Brisbane, Queensland and 56km west from Queensland's Gold Coast. It is part of the Beaudesert Shire Local Government Area.
Koori Koori (also spelled Koorie) is a word which some Indigenous Australians in New South Wales and Victoria use to identify themselves, and has become a well established term to mean 'Indigenous Australians from south eastern Australia'. Koori is also a tribal name from the Kikuyu , of Kenya in Africa.
Koori Court A Koori Court is a special kind of court in Australia that tries individuals from certain Australian indigenous population (also called Koori). Koori Courts were created in order to cater to different perception of reality that indigenous Australians have.
Koos de la Rey Koos de la Rey (Jacobus Herculaas de la Rey) (22 October 1847 - 15 September 1914) was a Boer general during the Second Boer War and is widely regarded as being one of the greatest military leaders during that conflict.
Koos Formsma Koos Formsma (born 1957 in Leeuwarden, Friesland) is a Dutch businessman, currently chairman of Dutch football club SC Heerenveen. A former field hockey player from HC Bloemendaal, Formsma became the club's chairman on 1 October 2006 after Riemer van der Velde resigned his 23 year spell at the team.
Koos Group The Koos Group is a Taiwan-based pan-Asian business group involved in a vast range of industries, which include petrochemicals, electronics, cement, manufacturing, financial services and banking. In all, the Koos Group encompasses over 80 companies, with more than 20,000 employees worldwide.
Koos Issard Jacobus ("Koos") Issard (born February 28, 1971 in Hilversum) is a former water polo player from The Netherlands, who finished in ninth position with the Dutch team at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. Four years later, Issard was a member of the squad that was tenth in the final rankings in Atlanta, Georgia.
Koos Kombuis Koos Kombuis (born AndrĂ© le Roux du Toit, November 5, 1954) is a South African musician, singer, songwriter and writer who became famous as part of a group of anti-establishment maverick Afrikaans musicians, who, under the collective name of VoĂ«lvry (directly translated meaning "Bird Free" or "Free as a bird"), toured campuses across South Africa in the 1980's, to "liberate Afrikaans from the shackles of its past". Fellow musicians of this movement were Johannes Kerkorrel and Bernoldus Niemand (James Phillips).