Pritzker Prize

“To honor a living architect or architects whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision, and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture. The international prize, which is awarded each year to a living architect/s for significant achievement, was established by the Pritzker family of Chicago through their Hyatt Foundation in 1979. It is granted annually and is often referred to as “architecture’s Nobel” and “the profession’s highest honor.” The award consists of $100,000 (US) and a bronze medallion. The award is conferred on the laureate/s at a ceremony held at an architecturally significant site throughout the world.” (

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) (Persian: سپاه پاسداران انقلاب اسلامی‎, Sepâh-e Pâsdârân-e Enghelâb-e Eslâmi which means 'Army of Guardians of the Islamic Revolution') – A branch of the Iranian Armed Forces, founded in 1979 by order of Ayatollah Khomeini whose mission is to protect the country's Islamic republic political system.

Corps des Gardiens de la révolution islamique

Corps des Gardiens de la révolution islamique (persan : سپاه پاسداران انقلاب اسلامى, Sepâh-e Pâsdârân-e Enghelâb-e Eslâmi) - Une branche des forces armées iraniennes, fondée en 1979 par ordre de l'ayatollah Khomeini, dont la mission est de protéger le système politique de la république islamique iranienne.

Amber Room

Amber Room

The Amber Room Янтарная комната - A chamber decorated in amber panels reconstructed betw. 1979 and 2003 (Catherine Palace - Saint Petersburg).

La chambre d'ambre Янтарная комната - Une chambre décorée de panneaux d'ambre reconstituée entre 1979 et 2003 (Palais Catherine - Saint-Pétersbourg).

Ahmad Zahir

Ahmad Zahir

Ahmad Zahir احمد ظاهر (1946 -1979) - An Afghan singer and composer, an unmatched icon of Afghanistan known as the "Greatest Afghan Singer of all time" or the "Elvis of Afghanistan".

Ahmad Zahir احمد ظاهر (1946-1979)) - Chanteur et compositeur afghan, icône incontournable de la musique afghane reconnu comme le « plus grand chanteur afghan de tous les temps » ou encore « l’Elvis afghan ».

Ahmad Shah Massoud

Ahmad Shah Massoud

Ahmad Shah Massoud احمد شاه مسعود (1953 - 2001) - An Afghan politician and military commander, mujahideen during the the Soviet occupation (1979 – 1989), and against the Taliban regime until his assassination in 2001. Known as the "Lion of Panjshir" (شیر پنجشیر).

Ahmad Shah Massoud احمد شاه مسعود (1953 - 2001) - Homme politique afghan et commandant militaire pendant l'occupation soviétique (1979-1989) et contre le régime des Talibans jusqu'à son assassinat en 2001. Surnommé le « Lion du Panshir » (شیر پنجشیر).

José Eduardo dos Santos – President of Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos (1942) - President of Angola from 1979 to 2017 - Commander in chief of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA) and President of the People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA).

José Eduardo dos Santos (1942) - Président de l'Angola de 1979 à 2017 - Commandant en chef des Forces armées angolaises (FAA) et président du Mouvement populaire pour la libération de l'Angola (MPLA).

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