Monday, June 18, 2007

  • VILLIBRORD (Willibrord) (658-739), the benedictine outlet box and the missionary, with 695 diocesan in a Utrecht. Christianisation is connected to his{its} name frankskoj Frislandii. Memory{remembrance} in the Latin church on November, 7.
  • VILLIE (Wylie) Jacob Vasiljevich (1768-1854), the Russian military doctor. By origin the Scot, with 1790 in Russia. The main military-medical inspector (1806-54), the president of the Petersburg medicochirurgical academy (1808-38), the honorary member Petersburg AN (1814). The participant of Domestic war 1812. The founder (1823) of " the Military-medical log-book ".
  • VILLIZY (Uillis) (Willis) Thomas (1621-1675), the English anatomist and the doctor. Transactionses on anatomy and physiologies of a brain and his{its} vessels. First has described arteries of the grounding of a brain.
  • VILLIH (Willich) August (1810-78), the chapter of a fraction in Soyuz of communists, one of initiators of his{its} split, the Prussian officer in demission. In time Badensko-Pfaltsskogo of revolt 1849 commander of order of volunteers; in the Civil war in the USA 1861-65 brigade general of northerners.
  • VILLOBI X., see Uillobi X.
  • VILOROG (vilorogaja an antelope), a ruminant animal of an archiodactyla. A unique kind{view} of a set vilorogov. Length up to 1,3 m, an altitude of 0,8-1 m. of 5 subspecies in steppes the Sowing. America. Was object of a craft (meat, a skin). It is small. 2 subspecies in the Red Data Book of the International union of nature protection and natural resources.
  • THYMIC GLAND (a thumus, a thymus gland), a central organ of immune system of vertebrates. For the majority of mammals it is located in range of a forward{front} mediastinum. It is well developed in pullet{young man} age. Participates in formation of immunity (produces T lymphocytes), in a regulation of growth and general development of an organism.
  • VILSANDI (Vilsandi, Vilsandi), group of islands of Baltic m. and a northwest shore about. Saaremaa, in Estonia. The area 10689 ga, including aquatory 9400 ga. With 1910 was ornithological reservation (islands Vajka and Vilsandi). St. 200 kinds{views} of birds, including an eider, the gray goose, a swan - mute swan, the Scandinavian mountain pipit.
  • WILT (from English wilt - to wilt), a blight called by parasitic fungi. The cotton wilt is most nocuous. The vascular system is struck, plants wither and, as a rule, perish.
  • VILTSINJA (Vilcina) Velta (Ausma) (r. 1928), the Latvian actress of ballet, the national actress of the USSR (1965). In 1949-73 in National opera of Latvia, about 1968 teacher - tutor in the same place.
  • VILY (samovily, divines, self-divines), fancy women entities in convictions of austral slavs, similar to the mermaid. The beautiful girls, capable to fly and the bound with water.
  • WILHELM I ORANSKY (Willem van Oranje) (Wilhelm Nassausky) (1533-84), prince, the figure of the Netherlands revolution, the leader of antispanish nobiliary opposition. It is killed by the spanish agent.
  • WILHELM I (Willem) (Willem) Frederik (1772-1843), king of Netherlands in 1815-40 (up to 1830 - a gollandsko-Belgian Netherlands kingdom), great duke of Luxembourg; from Oransko-Nassauskoj dynasties. Attempted to suppress Belgian revolution 1830, up to 1839 did not recognize independence of Belgium.
  • WILHELM II Gogentsollern (1859-1941), the German emperor and Prussian king in 1888-1918, grandson Wilhelm I. Will overthrow November revolution 1918.
  • WILHELM II (Willem) Frederik George Lodevejk (1792-1849), king of Netherlands with 1840, great duke of Luxembourg. Commanding the Netherlands troops at Waterloo (1815). Has conducted reform of the constitution, financial and podatnoj systems in a liberal direction.
  • WILHELM TELL, see Tell Century.
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