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The Summer Archbishop's Palace or Summer Archiepiscopal Palace (, ) is a palace in Bratislava which houses the government of Slovakia ( the Slovak Republic Government Office ).
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His first watercolour A View of the Archbishop's Palace, Lambeth was accepted for the Summer Exhibition of 1790 when Turner was only 15.
For almost 10 years he had his studio in the garden of the Summer Archbishop's Palace, at that time just outside of Bratislava.
The land for the Summer Archbishop's Palace, just behind the second ring of city defences, was at that time considered to be countryside.
Summer Archbishop's Palace was converted into a military hospital and its garden was used as a military exercising ground.
Summer Archbishop's Palace was chosen to house the Ministry of foreign affairs and a whole government district was supposed to be constructed in the vicinity, this plan however did not materialise.
Also the interior of the Summer Archbishop's Palace was reconfigured somewhat during this reconstruction.
Summer Archbishop's Palace and its garden are inaccessible to the public, except for a few hours during one day each year as part of a Doors Open Days program.
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Image: Makeapalace. jpg |< center > Queen Makea's Palace & Makea's Summer Cottage ( 1908 )</ center >
In 1860, during the Second Opium War, the capital Beijing was captured and the Summer Palace sacked by a relatively small Anglo-French coalition force numbering 25, 000.
Together with Ernst Augustus, she greatly improved the Summer Palace of Herrenhausen and she was the guiding spirit in the creation of the gardens ( which still exist ) surrounding the palace, where she died.
* October 18 – 21 – Beijing's Old Summer Palace is burned to the ground by orders of British general Lord Elgin in retaliation for mistreatment of several prisoners of war during the Second Opium War.
The Qing Court at the time was divided between progressives under the leadership of the Guangxu Emperor, and conservatives under the Empress Dowager Cixi, who had temporarily retreated to the Summer Palace as a place of " retirement ".
Ruins of the " Western style " Xiyanglou complex in the Old Summer Palace, burnt down by Anglo-French forces.
The Belvedere of the God of Literature, in the New Summer Palace, just before its destruction by Anglo-French troops.
Anglo-French troops in Beijing began looting the Summer Palace ( Yihe Yuan ) and Old Summer Palace ( Yuan Ming Yuan ) immediately ( as it was full of valuable artwork ).
The defeat of the Imperial army by a relatively small Anglo-French military force ( outnumbered at least 10 to 1 by the Qing army ) coupled with the flight ( and subsequent death ) of the Emperor and the burning of the Summer Palace was a shocking blow to the once powerful Qing Dynasty.
* Erik Ringmar, Fury of the Europeans: Liberal Barbarism and the Destruction of the Emperor's Summer Palace
* The 2009 auction ( for US $ 36 million ) of two imperial bronze zodiac sculptures collected by Yves Saint Laurent, looted in 1860 from the Old Summer Palace of Beijing by French and British forces at the close of the Second Opium War caused controversy.
* Royal Tennis Court, Hampton Court Palace: The oldest surviving real tennis court in England, built on the site of an even older ( 1528 ) court in the 1620s, where the game can be watched by the general public during British Summer Time.
In the Summer Palace, one finds a variety of palaces, gardens, and other classical-style architectural structures.
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In Bulgaria, the phenomenon is sometimes called " Gypsy Summer " (, tsigansko lyato ) and in some places " Gypsy Christmas " and refers to unseasonably warm weather in late fall, or a warm spell in between cold periods.
Noureddine Morceli (, Nūr ud-Dīn Mursilī ; born February 28, 1970 in Ténès, Chlef Province ) is a retired Algerian athlete, winner of the 1500 m run at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
The Summer Isles (, ) are an archipelago lying in the mouth of Loch Broom, in the Highland region of Scotland.
Spyridon (" Spyros ") Louis (, sometimes transliterated Loues ; January 12, 1873 – March 26, 1940 ) was a Greek water-carrier who won the first modern-day Olympic marathon at the 1896 Summer Olympics, thereby becoming a national hero.
He Ying (, born April 17, 1977 in Jilin ) is an archer from the People's Republic of China who has competed at three Summer Olympics.
Nikolaos " Nikos " Kaklamanakis (, born August 19, 1968 in Athens ) is the Greek Gold-medal winner who lit the Olympic torch in the opening ceremony of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
Aleksandr Timofeyevich Aksinin (, born 4 November 1954 in Leningrad ) is a former Soviet athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1980 Summer Olympics.
Viktor Arkadyevich Bryzhin (,, Viktor Bryzgin ; born August 22, 1962 in Voroshilovgrad ) is a former Soviet athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1988 Summer Olympics.
Vitaliy Anatolyevich Savin (, born January 23, 1966 in Zhezqazghan, Quaraghandy ) is a former Soviet athlete from Kazakhstan, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1988 Summer Olympics.
Summer services (,, ) is the annual meeting of the Finnish Lutheran movement known as Conservative Laestadians.
The Summer Garden (, Letniy sad ) occupies an island between the Fontanka, Moika, and the Swan Canal in Saint Petersburg and shares its name with the adjacent Summer Palace of Peter the Great.
Gabriela Szabo (, ; born November 14, 1975 in Bistriţa ) is a Romanian track and field athlete of Hungarian ethnicity, winner of the gold medal in the 2000 Summer Olympics in 5000 m and winner of bronze and silver medals in 1996 Summer Olympics and 2000 Summer Olympics in 1500 m, respectively.
Israel Summer Time (, sh ' on kayits ; " Summer Clock "), also in English, Israel Daylight Time ( IDT ) is the practice in Israel by which clocks are advanced by one hour around Passover to make the most of seasonal daylight.
Manus Boonjumnong (, born June 23, 1980 ) is a Thai boxer who won the Olympics at Light Welterweight ( 60 – 64 kg ) at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
Masoud Mostafa Jokar (, born September 21, 1977 in Malayer ) is an Iranian wrestler who competed in the Men's Freestyle 60 kg at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the silver medal.
Alireza Rezaei (, born July 11, 1976 in Tehran ) is a former Iranian wrestler who competed in the Men's Freestyle 120 kg at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the silver medal.
Alireza Heidari (, born March 4, 1976 in Tehran ) is an Iranian wrestler who competed in the Men's Freestyle 96 kg at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal.
Kanstantsin Leonidovich Lukashyk (, born September 18, 1975 in Hrodna ) is a Belarusian pistol shooter, most famous for winning the 50 metre pistol event at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, at the age of 16, shocking the world of competitive shooting.
Khasan Makharbekovich Baroyev (, ) ( born December 1, 1982 in Dushanbe, Tajik SSR ) is a Russian wrestler of Ossetian origin, who competed in the Men's Greco-Roman 120 kg at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the gold medal.