Sepé Tiaraju

Sepé Tiaraju was a hero of the Guarani people. He fell in battle on February 7, 1756. More than 1,500 Guarani warriors, attracted by the illusion of a peace agreement, were also massacred.

Sepé Tiaraju est le héros du peuple guarani. Il tombe au combat le 7 février 1756. Plus de 1500 guerriers guaranis, attirés par l’illusion d’un accord de paix, y sont également massacrés.

Shô Tai

Shô Tai

Shô Tai 尚泰 (1843 –1901) - The last king of the Ryukyu Kingdom before its annexation by Japan as Ryukyu Domain (later Okinawa Prefecture).

Shô Tai 尚泰 (1843 –1901) - Le dernier souverain du royaume de Ryukyu avant son annexion par le Japon (plus tard préfecture d'Okinawa).



Kyrgyzstan Кыргызстан – A landlocked country in Central Asia on the path of the Silk Road – Capital : Bishkek. The word Kyrgyz means “We are forty”, referring to the forty clans of Manas which got united against the Uyghurs. This reference also appears on the flag of Kyrgyzstan with a 40-ray sun.

Kirghizistan Кыргызстан - Un pays enclavé en Asie centrale sur le chemin de la Route de la soie – Capitale : Bichkek. Le mot « kirghize » signifie «nous sommes quarante », en référence aux quarante clans de Manas qui s’unirent contre les Ouïghours. Cette référence apparaît également sur le drapeau du Kirghizistan avec un soleil à 40 rayons.


Refers to a possibility of action, movement, opinion, expression... escaping the constraints that may arise not only from established systems, but also from oneself (self-censorship). In the socio-political framework refers to the nature of the rights and duties we are given or are granted, as well as to the way individuals and societies interact in relation to the extent or limits they place on them. It may be an obvious and neglected fact, or on the contrary a more or less accessible existential ideal that implies a commitment that can in many cases lead to a more or less radical endangerment of oneself or one's family.


Désigne selon les cas une possibilité d'action, de mouvement, d’opinion, d’expression… échappant aux contraintes pouvant provenir non seulement des systèmes établis, mais également de soi-même (autocensure) – Dans le cadre socio-politique renvoie à la nature des droits et des devoirs qui nous sont impartis ou que l’on s’octroie, ainsi qu’à la manière dont les individus et les sociétés interagissent par rapport à l’étendue ou aux limites qu’ils leur donnent. Peut constituer une évidence allant jusqu’à être négligée, ou au contraire un idéal existentiel plus ou moins accessible supposant un engagement pouvant en de nombreux cas conduire à une mise en danger de soi-même ou des siens plus ou moins radicale.

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Personal ability or official capacity to exercise control or to command something requiring or not a system to support it - May be considered in its individual or collective aspects, including for the latter military, economic, religious or political influence. Refers to the concepts of freedom, obedience, prohibition or even servitude.


Capacité officielle ou non d'exercer un contrôle ou de commander quelque chose nécessitant ou non un système pour la mettre en œuvre - Peut être considéré dans ses aspects individuels ou collectifs, et dans ce dernier cas s’appuyer sur une dimension militaire, économique, religieuse ou/et politique. Renvoie aux notions de liberté, d’obéissance, d’interdiction ou encore de servitude.

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Yellow Emperor

Sovereign mythical (2697BCE - 2597BCE), founder of the ancient Chinese civilization, object of references and worship, quoted in the Memoirs of the historian Sima Qian as one of the 5 Emperors, as well as only in the Classic documents as one of the 3 Augustes. Has been deified, especially by Taoism.

Shāh Abbās the Great

Shāh Abbās the Great

Shāh Abbās the Great or Shāh Abbās I of Persia (Persian: شاه عباس بزرگ) (1571 - 1629) - 5th Safavid Shah of Iran, considered the strongest - Under his leadership, important reforms were undertaken in the Iranian army, which helped him in his fight against the Ottomans and Uzbeks – Under his reign, the capital was moved from Qazvin to Isfahan, making the city the pinnacle of Safavid architecture.

Abbas Ier le Grand (persan : شاه عباس بزرگ ), (1571 - 1629) - Cinquième Chah safavide de l'Iran (1588-1629) considéré comme le plus marquant - Sous sa direction, d'importantes réformes ont été entreprises dans l'armée iranienne, ce qui l'a aidé dans sa lutte contre les Ottomans et les Ouzbeks - Sous son règne, la capitale a été déplacée de Qazvin à Ispahan, faisant de la ville le summum de l'architecture safavide.

Khama Seretse

The first president of Botswana since independence in 1966, Seretse Khama (1921-1980) witnessed a major transformation of his country to which he himself largely contributed. Transformation which was based among other things on the discovery of diamond resources which was to make this extremely poor country, a champion of growth. He is also known for his marriage to an English woman Ruth Williams who sparked wrath and attempted obstruction by all supporters of racial segregation. The bravery and determination of their couple were the cause of the adversity, and despite their exile (or perhaps partly because of it), his return to the country earned him the respect of defenders of independence.

Kanji: 末. Radical: 木. Number of strokes: 5. Meaning: “ end”. Pronunciation: マツ、バツ、すえmatsu, batsu, sue.

Kanji: 終. Radical: 糸. Number of strokes: 11. Meaning: “ end”. Pronunciation: シュウ、お-わる、お-えるshū, o-waru, o-eru.

Rama Kamhaeng

Rama Kamhaeng

Ram Khamhaeng the Great รามคำแหงมหาราช (or Pho Khun Ram Khamhaeng) – King of the Phra Ruang dynasty, ruling the Sukhothai Kingdom – Credited to be the creator of the Thai alphabet in 1283.

Ram Khamhaeng, dit Rama le Fort – รามคำแหงมหาราช – ou Pho Khun Ram Khamhaeng) – Étend le royaume de Sukhothaï – Considéré comme le créateur de l'alphabet thaï en 1283.