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Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)
Forest Lawn Memorial Park is a privately owned cemetery in Glendale, California, US. It is the original and current flagship location of Forest Lawn Memorial-Parks & Mortuaries, a chain of six cemeteries and four additional mortuaries in Southern California.Contents1 History 2 Forest Lawn Museum 3 Statuary and art 4 Locations 5 Great Mausoleum 6 Notable interments 7 See also 8 References 9 External linksHistory[edit] Forest Lawn Memorial Park was founded in 1906 as a not-for-profit cemetery by a group of businessmen from San Francisco. Dr. Hubert Eaton and C. B. Sims entered into a sales contract with the cemetery in 1912
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Michelangelo
Michelangelo
Michelangelo
di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni or more commonly known by his first name Michelangelo
Michelangelo
(/ˌmaɪkəlˈændʒəloʊ/; Italian: [mikeˈlandʒelo di lodoˈviːko ˌbwɔnarˈrɔːti siˈmoːni]; 6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564) was an I
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Carrara
Carrara
Carrara
[karˈraːra] (Emilian: Carara) is a city and comune in Tuscany, in central Italy, of the province of Massa
Massa
and Carrara, and notable for the white or blue-grey marble quarried there.[1] It is on the Carrione River, some 100 kilometres (62 mi) west-northwest of Florence. Its motto is Fortitudo mea in rota (Latin: "My strength is in the wheel").Contents1 History1.1 Title2 Main sights 3 Economy and culture 4 Derivation of name 5 Twin towns 6 Notable people 7 See also 8 References 9 External linksHistory[edit]View of Carrara.There were known settlements in the area as early as the 9th century BC, when the Apuan Ligures lived in the region. The current town originated from the borough built to house workers in the marble quarries created by the Romans after their conquest of Liguria
Liguria
in the early 2nd century BC
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Moai
Moai
Moai
/ˈmoʊ.aɪ/ ( listen), or mo‘ai, are monolithic human figures carved by the Rapa Nui people
Rapa Nui people
on Easter Island
Easter Island
in eastern Polynesia
Polynesia
between the years 1250 and 1500.[1][2] Nearly half are still at Rano Raraku, the main moai quarry, but hundreds were transported from there and set on stone platforms called ahu around the island's perimeter. Almost all moai have overly large heads three-eighths the size of the whole statue
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Michelangelo's David
David
David
is a masterpiece of Renaissance
Renaissance
sculpture created in marble between 1501 and 1504 by Michelangelo. David
David
is a 5.17-metre (17.0 ft)[a] marble statue of a standing male nude
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Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (Italian: [leoˈnardo di ˌsɛr ˈpjɛːro da (v)ˈvintʃi] ( listen); 15 April 1452 – 2 May 1519), more commonly Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci
or simply Leonardo, was an Italian Renaissance
Italian Renaissance
polymath whose areas of interest included invention, painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography. He has been variously called the father of palaeontology, ichnology, and architecture, and is widely considered one of the greatest painters of all time
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The Last Supper (Leonardo)
The Last Supper
Last Supper
(Italian: Il Cenacolo [il tʃeˈnaːkolo] or L'Ultima Cena [ˈlultima ˈtʃeːna]) is a late 15th-century mural painting by Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci
housed by the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan
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Renaissance
The Renaissance
Renaissance
(UK: /rɪˈneɪsəns/, US: /rɛnəˈsɑːns/)[1] is a period in European history, covering the span between the 14th and 17th centuries. It is an extension of the Middle Ages, and is bridged by the Age of Enlightenment
Age of Enlightenment
to modern history. It grew in fragments, with the very first traces found seemingly in Italy, coming to cover much of Europe, for some scholars marking the beginning of the modern age. The intellectual basis of the Renaissance
Renaissance
was its own invented version of humanism, derived from the concept of Roman Humanitas and the rediscovery of classical Greek philosophy, such as that of Protagoras, who said that "Man is the measure of all things." This new thinking became manifest in art, architecture, politics, science and literature
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David (Michelangelo)
David
David
is a masterpiece of Renaissance
Renaissance
sculpture created in marble between 1501 and 1504 by Michelangelo. David
David
is a 5.17-metre (17.0 ft)[a] marble statue of a standing male nude
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Moses (Michelangelo)
The Moses
Moses
(Italian: Mosè [moˈzɛ]; c. 1513–1515) is a sculpture by the Italian High Renaissance
High Renaissance
artist Michelangelo
Michelangelo
Buonarroti, housed in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli
San Pietro in Vincoli
in Rome
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Trumbull's Declaration Of Independence
The painting Declaration of Independence is a 12-by-18-foot (3.7 by 5.5 m) oil-on-canvas work by American John Trumbull; it depicts the presentation of the draft of the Declaration of Independence to Congress. It was based on a much smaller version of the same scene, presently held by the Yale University Art Gallery.[1] Trumbull painted many of the figures in the picture from life, and visited Independence Hall to depict the chamber where the Second Continental Congress
Second Continental Congress
met. The oil-on-canvas work was commissioned in 1817, purchased in 1819, and placed in the United States Capitol
United States Capitol
rotunda in 1826. The painting is sometimes incorrectly described as the signing of the Declaration of Independence
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Disneyland
Disneyland
Disneyland
Park, originally Disneyland, is the first of two theme parks built at the Disneyland Resort
Disneyland Resort
in Anaheim, California, opened on July 17, 1955. It is the only theme park designed and built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney. It was originally the only attraction on the property; its official name was changed to Disneyland
Disneyland
Park to distinguish it from the expanding complex in the 1990s. Walt Disney
Walt Disney
came up with the concept of Disneyland
Disneyland
after visiting various amusement parks with his daughters in the 1930s and 1940s. He initially envisioned building a tourist attraction adjacent to his studios in Burbank to entertain fans who wished to visit; however, he soon realized that the proposed site was too small
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George Washington
American Revolution Commander in Chief of the Continental ArmyValley Forge Battle of Trenton Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon
Conference 1787 Constitutional ConventionPresident of the United States PresidencyFirst term1788–89 election 1st inaugurationJudiciary Act Whiskey RebellionThanksgiving Presidential title Coinage Act Residence ActDistrict of ColumbiaSecond term1792 election 2nd inauguration Neutrality Act Jay TreatyJudicial appointments Farewell AddressLegacyLegacy Monuments Depictions Slavery Papers Library Bibliographyv t e George Washington
George Washington
(February 22, 1732[b][c] – December 14, 1799) was an American statesman and soldier who served as the first President of the United States
President of the United States
from 1789 to 1797 and was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States
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Panoramic Painting
Panoramic paintings are massive artworks that reveal a wide, all-encompassing view of a particular subject, often a landscape, military battle, or historical event. They became especially popular in the 19th century in Europe
Europe
and the United States, inciting opposition from some writers of Romantic poetry
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Poland
Coordinates: 52°N 20°E / 52°N 20°E / 52; 20 Republic
Republic
of Poland Rzeczpospolita
Rzeczpospolita
Polska  (Polish)FlagCoat of armsAnthem: "Mazurek Dąbro
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