Théo Mey (1912–1964) was a Luxembourg photographer who worked as a photojournalist for various national and foreign newspapers and magazines. He also participated in motorsports, handball and athletics. His collection of some 400,000 images is archived in Luxembourg City's Photothèque. A selection of these is to be found in "Théo Mey: Trésors de la Photothèque" published in 2002.
Luxembourg, officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a small landlocked country in western Europe. It is bordered by Belgium to the west and north, Germany to the east, and France to the south. Its capital, Luxembourg City, is one of the three official capitals of the European Union and the seat of the European Court of Justice, the highest judicial authority in the EU. Its culture, people, and languages are highly intertwined with its neighbours, making it essentially a mixture of French and German cultures, as evident by the nation's three official languages: French, German, and the national language, Luxembourgish. The repeated invasions by Germany, especially in World War II, resulted in the country's strong will for mediation between France and Germany and, among other things, led to the foundation of the European Union.
Motorsport or motor sport is a global term used to encompass the group of competitive sporting events which primarily involve the use of motorised vehicles, whether for racing or non-racing competition. The terminology can also be used to describe forms of competition of two-wheeled motorised vehicles under the banner of motorcycle racing, and includes off-road racing such as motocross.
The Photothèque in Luxembourg City in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg houses several large collections of photographs of the city taken between 1855 and today. Open to the public, it is modelled on the photothèque at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and has adopted the same classification system.
The Castle of Mey is located in Caithness, on the north coast of Scotland, about 6 miles (10 km) west of John o' Groats. In fine weather there are views from the castle north to the Orkney Islands.
Flaxweiler is a commune and small town in south-eastern Luxembourg. It is part of the canton of Grevenmacher, which is part of the district of Grevenmacher.
Football Club Swift Hesperange is a football club, based in Hesperange, in southern Luxembourg.
The following lists events that happened during 1993 in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
Theo van Duivenbode is a former Dutch footballer who played for Ajax and Feyenoord and was part of their European and Intercontinental Cup victory in 1970.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Luxembourg:
Mey or Mei may refer to:
Pierre Cao is a Luxembourgian composer and conductor. He studied composition and conducting at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels.
Eoophyla is a genus of moths of the family Crambidae. It was described by Charles Swinhoe in 1900.
Théo Kerg was a Luxembourgian painter and sculptor who specialized in modern art.
Nepenthes holdenii is a tropical pitcher plant from western Cambodia, where it grows at elevations of 600–800 m above sea level. The species was originally known from only two peaks in the Cardamom Mountains, but the discovery of a new population was reported in October 2011. Seeds were collected in 2014 and the species was successfully introduced into cultivation.
Pierre Paul Brandebourg, also Peter Brandenbourg (1824-1878) was a Luxembourg painter and photographer. He was the first to open a photographic studio in the city of Luxembourg.
Paul Robert Kutter (1863–1937) was one of Luxembourg City's early photographers. Born in Flums, Switzerland, he opened his first studio in 1883 at 6, rue Wiltheim, close to Luxembourg's Bock. In 1904, Kutter moved his business to 3, rue du Génie,, where Charles Bernhoeft had worked as a photographer until 1903.
Édouard Frédéric Henri Kutter (1887–1978) was a Luxembourg photographer, the son of Swiss-born Paul Kutter, who had established a studio in Luxembourg City in 1883.
Édouard Kutter Jr. is a Luxembourgish photographer and publisher. The son of the photographer Édouard Kutter Sr. (1887–1978), he was appointed court photographer in 1966. In 1963, he took over his father's photographic business. In 1986, with the agreement of the Court, he donated to Luxembourg's Photothèque some two thousand photographs of the Grand Ducal family taken by his father between 1896 and 1960. At the end of 1989, he also donated his own collection of images taken between 1960 and 1980 documenting the development of the city.
Photography in Luxembourg is often associated with two figures who were born in Luxembourg but left when very young: Edward Steichen (1879–1973) was an American who made outstanding contributions to fashion and military photography during the first half of the 20th century; while Gabriel Lippmann (1845–1921), a Frenchman, was awarded the Nobel prize in physics for his achievements in colour photography. There are however many Luxembourg nationals who are remembered for recording the development of the city of Luxembourg and the country as a whole from the 1850s to the present.
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