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Yancey, William Lowndes, 1814-1863

1814–63, American leader of secession , b. Warren co., Ga. Admitted (1834) to the bar in Greenville, S.C., he soon moved to Alabama. There he became

Yazoo Fraud, 1795

name given to the sale in 1795 by an act of the Georgia legislature of vast holdings in the Yazoo River country to four land companies following the

Open Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939

Nationality: Irish b. 13 June 1865, Dublin, Ireland; d. 28 January 1939, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France “For his always inspired poetry, which in a

Open Yeltsin, Boris Nikolayevich, 1931-2007
Yeltsin, Boris Nikolayevich, 1931-2007

Russian politician, president of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR) 1990–91, and first president of the newly independent

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Yemen (Republic)

( yĕm'ən ), officially Republic of Yemen, republic (2005 est. pop. 20,727,000), 207,300 sq mi (535,800 sq km), SW Asia, at the southern edge of the

York Minster

Cathedral in York , England. It is the cathedral and metropolitan church of St Peter, and one of the most famous of Europe's Gothic buildings. The

Yoshida, Shigeru, 1878-1967

( shēgā'ru yō'shēdä ), 1878–1967, Japanese statesman. He was until 1954 the most powerful political figure in postwar Japan. He was ambassador to

Open Young Men's Christian Association
Young Men's Christian Association

(the Y or YMCA), organization having as its objective the development of values and behaviors that are consistent with Christian principles. Despite

Open Young Women’s Christian Association
Young Women’s Christian Association

(YWCA), organization whose stated mission is "to empower women and girls and to eliminate racism." The movement is nondenominational. It grew out of

Open Yousafzai, Malala (1997 - )
Yousafzai, Malala (1997 - )

Pakistani school pupil and education activist. She rose to international prominence in 2009 when she wrote a blog for the BBC, under the pseudonym Gul