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Strauss
Strauss, Strau ß
ß
or Straus is a common Germanic surname. Outside Germany and Austria Strau ß
ß
is always spelled Strauss
Strauss
(the letter "ß" is not used in the German-speaking part of Switzerland). In classical music, "Strauss" usually refers to Richard Strauss
Richard Strauss
or Johann Strauss II. The name has been used by families in the Germanic area for at least a thousand years. The overlord of Gröna, for example, went by the name of Struz and used the image of an ostrich as his symbol
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Jessica Straus
Jessica Straus is an American voice actress who works in animation, video games and anime
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James Straus
James Straus is a special effects artist who was nominated at the 69th Academy Awards for the film Dragonheart
Dragonheart
in the category of Best Visual Effects. His nomination was shared with Scott Squires, Phil Tippett and Kit West.[1] He is also an animation supervisor and works at Industrial Light and Magic. Selected filmography[edit]Alice in Wonderland (2010) G.I
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Billy Straus
Billy
Billy
may refer to:Contents1 Places 2 In arts and entertainment2.1 Comics 2.2 Film 2.3 Gaming 2.4 Literature 2.5 Music 2.6 Television 2.7 Other3 People 4 Animals 5 Other uses 6 See alsoPlaces[edit]Billy, Allier, in the Allier département of France Billy, Calvados, in the Calvadois département of France Billy, Loir-et-Cher, in the Loir-et-Cher département of France Billy, County Antrim, a parish in Northern Ireland Billy
Billy
(crater), on the MoonIn arts and entertainment[edit] Comics[edit]the title character of Billy
Billy
the Cat, a Franco-Belgian comic strip, and the TV series of the same title based on it Billy the Cat and Katie, two fictional superheroes from the UK comic The Beano Billy
Billy
Whizz, a character in the UK comic The Beano Billy
Billy
Kessler, a character in the comic book series G.I
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Harry L. Straus
Harry L. Straus, born Henry Lobe Straus, (March 10, 1896 - October 25, 1949) was an American electrical engineer, horse and cattle breeder, sportsman, entrepreneur and computer pioneer.[1] Biography[edit] Straus was a 1913 graduate of the Baltimore City College
Baltimore City College
high school[2] and a graduate electrical engineer of Johns Hopkins University. On April 26, 1927, Harry Straus was at a racetrack in Havre de Grace, Maryland. He had bet $10 on a horse showing twelve-to-one odds. The horse won, and Straus expected to collect about $120. However, the final odds, announced 10 minutes after the race, were less than four-to-one, and he collected only $36
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Ivan Štraus
Ivan Štraus
Ivan Štraus
is a Bosnian architect. Life[edit] Born in 1928, in Kremna, Zlatibor county, Serbia, to a Slovenian father and mother from Herzegovina, he was brought up in Banja Luka. He started architectural studies in Zagreb
Zagreb
in 1947 and graduated in 1958 from the technical faculty in Sarajevo. From 1952 he began making deals for participating architectural tenders
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Aurora Straus
Aurora Straus is an 18-year-old professional racecar driver in the USA, a student, and a musician. She currently competes in the IMSA Continental Tire Sportscar Challenge, and previously raced in the Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup. She lives in Cold Spring, NY, and will attend Harvard University for her undergraduate degree. She is currently the only professional teenage female sportscar racer in North America.Contents1 Personal life 2 Racing career 3 Media 4 ReferencesPersonal life[edit] Straus is the daughter of Molly Straus and Ari Straus, the CEO of Monticello Motor Club
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Donald B. Straus
Donald Blun Straus (June 28, 1916–September 3, 2007) was an American educator and an executive in public service. Straus, who held A.B. and M.B.A. degrees from Harvard University, served as President of the American Arbitration Association, Executive Vice President of the Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York, Chair of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and a trustee of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the Institute for Advanced Study.[1] An early advocate of online education and public referendums via computers and the Web, he taught an online course in "Democracy in the 21st Century" for Connected Education in the late-1980s and early-1990s. He served as Faculty Associate and was a Life Trustee at the College of the Atlantic in Maine. Straus was born in Middletown, New Jersey, the son of Percy and Edith (Abraham) Straus
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Jack Straus
Jack "Treetop" Straus (June 16, 1930 – August 17, 1988) was an American professional poker player. He is best known for winning the 1982 World Series of Poker
World Series of Poker
Main Event, where he was able to come back from being down to one chip earlier in the tournament, which gave meaning to the poker phrase "a chip and a chair".[1] In addition, Straus is known for successfully pulling off one of the best bluffs in the history of poker.Contents1 Poker
Poker
career 2 1982 WSOP Main Event, "A Chip and a Chair" 3 The bluff 4 Outside poker 5 Death and legacy 6 World Series of Poker
World Series of Poker
bracelets 7 Notes Poker
Poker
career[edit] Straus began playing in World Series of Poker
World Series of Poker
events in the early 1970s. He finished in fourth place in the 1972 Main Event
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Hugo Strauß
Hugo Strauß (25 June 1907 – 1 November 1941) was a German rower who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. In 1936 he won the gold medal with his partner Willi Eichhorn in the coxless pairs competition. Strauß was 29 at the time he won,[1] it was also the only time he was in the Olympics. Also in 1936 Germany went on to win the Olympics that year.[2] He was killed during WWII while serving on the Eastern Front.[3] External links[edit]Hugo Strauß's Olympic record Willi Eichhorn's Olympic recordReferences[edit]^ "Archived copy"
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German Language
German (Deutsch [dɔʏtʃ] (listen)) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe. It is the most widely spoken and official or co-official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, South Tyrol
South Tyrol
in Italy, the German-speaking Community
German-speaking Community
of Belgium, and Liechtenstein. It is also one of the three official languages of Luxembourg
Luxembourg
and a co-official language in the Opole Voivodeship
Opole Voivodeship
in Poland. The languages which are most similar to German are the other members of the West Germanic language branch: Afrikaans, Dutch, English, the Frisian languages, Low German/Low Saxon, Luxembourgish, and Yiddish. There are also strong similarities in vocabulary with Danish, Norwegian and Swedish, although those belong to the North Germanic group
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Ernst G. Straus
Ernst Gabor Straus (February 25, 1922 – July 12, 1983) was a German-American mathematician of Jewish
Jewish
origin who helped found the theories of Euclidean Ramsey theory and of the arithmetic properties of analytic functions. His extensive list of co-authors includes Albert Einstein, Paul Erdős, Richard Bellman, Béla Bollobás, Sarvadaman Chowla, Ronald Graham, László Lovász, Carl Pomerance, and George Szekeres. Biography[edit] Straus was born in Munich, February 25, 1922, the youngest of five children (Isa, Hana, Peter, Gabriella) of a prominent Zionist attorney, Elias (Eli) Straus, and his wife Rahel Straus née Goitein, a medical doctor and feminist. Ernst Gabor Straus came to be known as a mathematical prodigy from a very young age
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Napoleon
Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. As Napoleon, he was Emperor of the French
Emperor of the French
from 1804 until 1814, and again briefly in 1815 during the Hundred Days. Napoleon
Napoleon
dominated European and global affairs for more than a decade while leading France
France
against a series of coalitions in the Napoleonic Wars. He won most of these wars and the vast majority of his battles, building a large empire that ruled over continental Europe before its final collapse in 1815. He is considered one of the greatest commanders in history, and his wars and campaigns are studied at military schools worldwide
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Gröna
Gröna
Gröna
is a village and a former municipality in the district Salzlandkreis, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Since 1 January 2010, it is part of the town Bernburg.This Salzlandkreis
Salzlandkreis
location article is a stub
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Erwin Straus
Erwin Straus (11 November 1891, Frankfurt am Main
Frankfurt am Main
– 20 May 1975, Lexington, Kentucky) was a German-American phenomenologist and neurologist who helped to pioneer anthropological medicine and psychiatry, a holistic approach to medicine that is critical of mechanistic and reductionistic approaches to understanding and treating human beings. Some of his work can also be regarded as a precursor to or early version of neurophenomenology
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Jesse I. Straus
Jesse Isidor Straus
Isidor Straus
(June 25, 1872 – October 4, 1936) served as the American ambassador to France from 1933 to 1936. He was the eldest son of Isidor Straus
Isidor Straus
(1845–1912) and Ida Straus
Ida Straus
(1849-1912), both of whom died in the sinking of the RMS Titanic. Isidor was co-owner of the department store R.H. Macy & Co., along with his brother Nathan Straus. His uncle Oscar Solomon Straus (1850–1926) was the first Jewish United States Cabinet Secretary, serving as Secretary of Commerce and Labor from 1906 to 1909. Life and career[edit] Jesse Straus was born in Manhattan. He graduated from Harvard College in 1893. He and his brothers Percy and Herbert, both also Harvard graduates, donated funds that built Straus Hall in Harvard Yard.[1] After college Jesse Straus was made to gain outside business experience before joining the family business
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