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Akbar

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Indian Music — Islam — Society and Culture — World History.

(b. 1542, r. 1556–1605)

Mughal emperor, known as ‘The Great’. He showed a constructive interest in

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ANDREW, Christopher Robert (<i>born</i> 1963), Professional Rugby Director, Rugby Football Union, since 2011 (Elite Rugby Director, 2006–11; Operations Director, 2011)

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure; World History; Historical Geography. 139 words.

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Arbuthnott, John Campbell (1924 - 2012), Lord-Lieutenant, Grampian Region (Kincardineshire), 1977–99; Her Majesty’s Lord High Commissioner to General Assembly, Church of Scotland, 1986, 1987

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History; Economics; Insurance; World History; Historical Geography; Diplomatic History; Politics; International Relations; History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 324 words.

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BLYTH, Charles (<i>born</i> 1940), Chairman, First ScotRail Stakeholder Advisory Board, 2007–15

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Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Labour History; Services; Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure. 272 words.

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BUCHANAN, Andrew (George) (<i>born</i> 1937), farmer; Lord-Lieutenant and Keeper of the Rolls for Nottinghamshire, 1991–2012

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge; History of Art; Arts and Humanities; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; World History; Historical Geography. 200 words.

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CROWDEN, James Gee Pascoe (<i>born</i> 1927), Senior Partner, Grounds &amp; Co., 1974–88; Lord-Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of Cambridgeshire, 1992–2002

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sport and Leisure; World History; Historical Geography. 420 words.

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FARQUHARSON, Angus (Durie Miller) (<i>born</i> 1935), Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire, 1998–2010 (Vice Lord-Lieutenant, 1987–98)

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation; History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge; World History; Historical Geography. 183 words.

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FARQUHARSON of Whitehouse, Colin Andrew (1923 - 2010), JP; FRICS; chartered surveyor and land agent; Lord Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire, 1987–98 (Vice Lord-Lieutenant, 1983–87)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History; Economics; Insurance; World History; Historical Geography; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge. 203 words.

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Kay-Shuttleworth, Charles Geoffrey Nicholas (<i>born</i> 1948), JP, Lord-Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of Lancashire, since 1997

in Who's Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Popular Beliefs and Controversial Knowledge; Education; Organization and Management of Education; World History; Historical Geography. 323 words.

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Shāh Jahān

Overview page. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden — World History.

(1592–1666)

Mogul Emperor of India (1628–58). He extended Mogul power, notably in the Deccan, and rebuilt the capital at Delhi. His buildings there and in Agra, notably the Taj...

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