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Images Dated 9th December 2013

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An anti-government protester gestures below a Thai national flag as he stands on a Featured 9 Dec 2013 Image

An anti-government protester gestures below a Thai national flag as he stands on a

An anti-government protester gestures below a Thai national flag as he stands on a barricade at the Government House in Bangkok December 9, 2013. Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved parliament on Monday and called a snap election, but anti-government protest leaders pressed ahead with mass demonstrations seeking to install an unelected body to run the country. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (THAILAND - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Wilhelm Foerster, German astronomer C018/7111 Featured 9 Dec 2013 Image

Wilhelm Foerster, German astronomer C018/7111

Wilhelm Foerster (1832-1921). 1889 engraving of the German astronomer Wilhelm Julius Foerster. In 1860, Foerster co-discovered asteroid 62 Erato with Oskar Lesser, the first co-discovery on record. In 1868 He was appointed director of the commission for the determination of standards of measurement. In this capacity, he superintended the reorganisation of the German system of weights and measures on the metric basis. He was elected president of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures in 1891

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Voltaire, French author C018/7011 Featured 9 Dec 2013 Image

Voltaire, French author C018/7011

Voltaire (1694-1778). 1870 engraving of the French author and poet Voltaire. Born Francois Marie Arouet, Voltaire wrote more than 20, 000 letters and more than 2000 books and pamphlets. Among his scientific works was Elemens de la Philosophie de Newton (1738), a guide to the theories of Isaac Newton. Voltaire also wrote on history, philosophy, religion and politics. He was a fierce critic of social and political injustices, which led to several periods of exile or imprisonment. Over a decade after his death, the French authorities honoured him with a ceremonial re-burial in the Pantheon, Paris, in 1791

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