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Following the defeat of this proposal (1900), Forrer retired briefiy from political life
but was elected to the Bundesrat (federal council) in 1902 and later served twice
(1906, 1912) as president of the Confederation. As head of the department of ...
He entered the Hesse-Darmstadt civil service in 1821 and served in the Landtag
(lower house) from 1832 to 1836. Re'entering politics in 1847, he became chief
minister of Hcssc-Darmstadt in March 1848. Gagem's role in the revolutionary ...
The British East India Company acquired the city and surrounding territory in
1801; it served as the recruitment centre of Gurkhas for the army. It was damaged
by an earthquake in 1934. Gorakhpur is now a centre of industry and trade in ...
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