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Chinese surnames are used by Han Chinese and Sinicized ethnic groups in China, Taiwan, Korea, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia and among overseas Chinese communities around the world. Chinese surnames are given first for names written in Chinese, which is the opposite of Western naming convention where surnames come last. Around 2,000 Han Chinese surnames are currently in use, but the great proportion of Han Chinese people use only a relatively small number of these surnames; 19 surnames are used by around half of the Han Chinese people, while 100 surnames are used by around 87% of the population. A report in 2019 gives the most common Chinese surnames as Wang and Li, each shared by over 100 million people in China, with Zhang, Liu, Chen, Yang, Huang, Zhao, Wu and Zhou making up the rest of the ten most common Chinese names.

When a person assumes the family name of their spouse, that name replaces the person's previous surname, which in the case of the wife is called the maiden name, whereas a married name is a family name or surname adopted by a person upon marriage. In Scotland it is legal and not unusual for a woman to retain her maiden name after marriage, however in doing so it means children will have different surnames to their mother or people will assume the father isn't the biological father.

Surname Part of a naming scheme for individuals, used in many cultures worldwide

Alli surname, family name, or last name is the portion of a personal name that indicates a person's family.

Spanish naming customs are historical traditions for naming children practised in Spain. According to these customs, a person's name consists of a given name followed by two surnames. Historically, the first surname was the father's first surname, and the second the mother's first surname. In recent years, the order of the surnames in a family is decided when registering the first child, but the traditional order is still largely the choice. Often, the practice is to use one given name and the first surname most of the time, the complete name is typically reserved for legal, formal, and documentary matters; however, both surnames are sometimes systematically used when the first surname is very common to get a more customized name. In these cases, it is even common to use only the second surname, as in "Lorca", "Picasso" or "Zapatero". This does not affect alphabetization: discussions of "Lorca", the Spanish poet, must be alphabetized in an index under "García Lorca" and not "Lorca".

Filipinos have various naming customs. They most commonly blend the older Spanish system and Anglo-American conventions, where there is a distinction between the "Christian name" and the "surname". The construct containing several middle names is common to all systems, but having multiple "first" names and only one middle and last name is a result of the blending of American and Spanish naming customs. The Tagalog language is one of the few national languages in Asia to practically use the Western name order while formally using the eastern name order. The Philippine naming custom is identical to the Spanish and Portuguese name customs and, to an extent, Chinese naming customs.

Herman Rarebell German heavy metal drummer

Herman Rarebell is a German musician, best known as the drummer for the band Scorpions from 1977 to 1995, during which time he played on eight studio albums. Aside from playing drums, Rarebell wrote or co-wrote several songs for the group such as "Another Piece of Meat", "Falling in Love" and "Passion Rules the Game". He composed the lyrics for some of the band's most well known songs such as "Rock You Like a Hurricane", "Make It Real", "Dynamite", "Blackout", "Arizona", "Bad Boys Running Wild", "Don't Stop at the Top", and "Tease Me Please Me".

A Portuguese name is typically composed of one or two given names, and a number of family names. The first additional names are usually the mother's family surname(s) and the father's family surname(s). For practicality, usually only the last surname is used in formal greetings.

United States at the 1948 Summer Olympics

The United States competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 300 competitors, 262 men and 38 women, took part in 126 events in 19 sports.

Abdul Haq (Afghan leader) Afghan Pashtun mujahideen commander (1958-2001)

Abdul Haq was an Afghan mujahideen commander who fought against the Soviet-backed People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan, the de facto Afghan government in the 1980s. He was killed by the Taliban in October 2001 while trying to create a popular uprising against the Taliban in Afghanistan in the wake of the September 11th attacks.

Siege of Khost

During the nine-year Soviet–Afghan War in the 1980s and the subsequent Afghan civil war, the town of Khost was besieged for more than eleven years. Its airstrip's 3 km runway served as a base for helicopter operations by Soviet forces.

Kunduz airlift

The Kunduz airlift, also called the Airlift of Evil, refers to the alleged evacuation of hundreds of top commanders and members of the Taliban and their Pakistani advisers including Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence agents and army personnel, and other Jihadi volunteers and sympathizers, from the city of Kunduz, Afghanistan, in November 2001 just before its capture by U.S. and United Front of Afghanistan forces during the War in Afghanistan. The Taliban and Al-Qaeda combatants were allegedly evacuated from Kunduz and airlifted by Pakistan Air Force cargo aircraft to Pakistan Air Force bases in Chitral and Gilgit in Azad Kashmir's Northern Areas. The United States and Pakistan denied that the airlift took place. General Richard Myers, Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff, said that the Kunduz airfield had been disabled by United States attacks. Donald Rumsfeld, US defense secretary, said on December 2 that "neither Pakistan nor any other country flew any planes into Afghanistan to evacuate anybody".

Ministry of Justice (Afghanistan) justice ministry of Afghanistan

Current and past governments of Afghanistan have included a Minister of Justice in the Afghan cabinet.

Walter Tomsen was a sports shooter and Olympic medalist for the United States. He won a silver medal in the 50 metre rifle prone event at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.

Peter Tomsen, is a retired American diplomat and educator, serving as United States Special Envoy to Afghanistan from 1989 to 1992, and United States Ambassador to Armenia between 1995 and 1998. Ambassador Tomsen’s thirty-two year diplomatic career emphasized South and Central Asia, Northeast Asia and the former Soviet Union.

Nur ul-Haq Ulumi Afghan politician

Nur ul-Haq Ulumi is an Afghan politician, who served as a Member of the House of the People from 2005 to 2010 representing Kandahar. He is currently the leader of the National United Party of Afghanistan, a small left-wing and secular party in Afghanistan that is a member of the National Coalition of Afghanistan. Ulumi previously served in the Afghan Army as a member of the Parcham faction of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan. during the Afghan Civil War (1989–1992), and left service with the rank of lieutenant general.

<i>Cuba Cabana</i> 1952 film

Cuba Cabana is a 1952 West German drama film directed by Fritz Peter Buch and starring Zarah Leander, O.W. Fischer and Paul Hartmann. It was the second film of an early 1950s comeback for Leander, who had been a major star during the Nazi era. The film was based on a story by Tibor Yost.

Anita Jo is a 1919 German silent crime film directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki and starring Bernhard Goetzke, Charles Willy Kayser, and Hanni Weisse.