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“Father of League of Nations” Hugh Grotius (Holland jurist)
“father of Medicine” Hippocrates
“Father of Mexican independence” Miguel Hidalgo
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“Father of modern economics” Adam Smith
“Father of modern Italy” G. Garibaldi
“Father of modern music” Johan Sebastian Bach
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“Father of modern physical chemistry” Josiah Willard Gibbs (American)
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“Land of seven hills” Rome
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“Land of Thousand Islands” Indonesia
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“Man of Blood and Iron” Bismarck
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“Old Hickory” Andrew Jackson, 7th President of USA
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“Port of Five Seas” Moscow
“Queen of Adriatic” Venice
“Queen of Baltic” Stockholm (Sweden)
“Queen of crime fiction” Agatha Christie
“Queen of South” * Sydney
“Queen of water” Water Lilly
“Red Planet” Mars
“Remnant of mighty empire” Austria
“Roof of the World” Tibet and Pamirs
“Scourge of God” Attila
“Shock and Awe” US campaign in Iraq
“Sick man of Europe” Turkey
“Sick Man of Europe” Turkey
“Site of Ancient Civilization” Iraq
“Sorrow of China” Hawang Hoo
“Sugar bowl of the world” Cuba
“Switzerland of Africa” Swaziland
“Uncle Sam” USA
“Vegetable and fruit garden of Europe” Bulgaria
“Venice of North” Stockholm
“White city” Belgrade
“White man’s grave” Guinea
“Windy City” Chicago
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