Top 10 Car Producing Countries 1950 – 2019

From Data Z : Ranking of world's largest world's countries by car (motor vehicle) production
Figures include passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, minibuses, trucks, buses and coaches

Les 10 premiers pays producteurs de voitures 1950 - 2019

Spanish flu

Spanish flu (or 1918 flu pandemic) – A H1N1 influenza pandemic lasting from February 1918 to April 1920, which infected 500 million people and killed between 17 million and 50 million. As World War I censors decided to minimize the reports, the first transparent data came from neutral Spain giving rise to the name "Spanish" flu. A second H1N1 influenza A virus was the 2009 swine flu pandemic.



Pangea - A late Paleozoic and Early Mesozoic supercontinent - Dating approx. 335 million years ago, it began to separate 175 million years ago - This concept was first proposed by Alfred Wegener (1880-1930), with the theory of continental drift.


Pangée - Un supercontinent datant de la fin du Paléozoïque et du début du Mésozoïque – Se formant env. il y a 335 millions d'années, il commence à se séparer il y a 175 millions d'années - Ce concept fut proposé pour la première fois par Alfred Wegener (1880-1930), avec la théorie de la dérive des continents.


Monotheistic religion whose sacred text is the Torah and which considers an elected people (Jews).


Religion monothéiste dont le texte sacré est la Torah et qui considère un peuple élu (Juifs).

COVID-19 Pandemics

In 2019–20 a coronavirus pandemic was identified in Wuhan. Recognised as a pandemic on 11 March 2020, it spread all over the world causing a unique global situation which each country tried to tackle with diverse preparation and efficiency.

En 2019-2020, une pandémie de coronavirus a été identifiée à Wuhan. Reconnue comme une pandémie le 11 mars 2020, elle s'est répandue dans le monde entier, provoquant une situation mondiale unique à laquelle chaque pays a tenté de s'attaquer avec une préparation et une efficacité diverses.

Second World War ends

After years of the most terrible chaos, and the conduct of a policy of systematic destruction, after trying to eradicate entire populations (Jews, Gypsies, People with disabilities, homosexuals ...), the Third Reich collapsed and the Second World War ended on May 8, 1945.

Après des années du plus terrible chaos, et la conduite d’une politique de destruction systématique, après avoir tenté d’éradiquer des populations entières (Juifs, Tsiganes, Personnes handicapées, homosexuels…), le IIIe Reich s’effondre et la Seconde Guerre Mondiale s’achève le 8 mai 1945.

Latin wr

Systeme: alphabet

Code: Latn

Direction: right to left, in boustrophedon, then left to right

Creation: First origins as early as the 6th century B.C.E. - Inspired by the Greek and Etruscan alphabets. / The oldest works in Latin would be the plays of Plautus, dated from the 3rd century BC.

Complements: In capitals (large letters) and lower case (known as Carolingian).

Greek wr

Greek wr

Name: ἑλληνικός ἀλφάβητος hellēnikós alphábētos / ελληνικό αλφάβητο ellinikó alfávito

Systeme: alphabet

Code: Gre

Direction: left to right

Creation: Late 9th and early 7th B.C. from Phoenician - Cadmos, son of Agenor (king of Tyre in Phoenicia) and Telephassa, legendary founder of the city of Thebes. / Homer mentions a Greek script when he recounts the legend of Bellerophon in the Iliad between 85O and 75O BC.

Complements: The Greeks were inspired by the Phoenician alphabet to create their script. They adapted it to their language by inventing vowels. Revolutionary invention since it is the first writing to note the vowels. However, they did not add letters, in fact, they used the Phoenician letters by giving them a new phonetic value. For example, the Phoenician consonant aleph became the Greek vowel alpha, keeping its basic form and Phoenician name.

Arabic wr

Arabic wr

Name: al-abjadīyah al-ʻarabīyah

Systeme: alphabet

Code: Arab

Direction: right to left

Creation: Successor to the Nabataean or Syriac alphabet - Oldest Text dated 512.

Complements: Originally, the Arabic alphabet is an abjad (it only notes consonants) - Vowel notation systems were used from the 7th century onwards. / It was the writing of the Koran that benefited from the expansion of Islam / A distinction is made between kufic (angular) and cursive (rounded) writing. Many styles depend on it. / Calligraphic styles occurred: Kufic, Naskhi, thuluth, Farsi, Maghrebi, etc. / The letters change shape depending on whether they are isolated, at the beginning, in the middle, or at the end of a word /

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