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1631: First labour exchange  
It was Cardinal Richelieu who had the idea of using labourers to thoroughly clean up France. Ludwig XIII. of Bourbon and Richelieu, his affable statesman, transformed France into a showcase country. The Huguenot wars had been won, the "impertinent" British had been driven out of all French territories and it was time to enjoy life.

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1963: Ute Lemper
1190: Off to the crusades
4.7.2015 Greek finance minister accuses creditors of 'terrorism' ahead of referendum
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has described the treatment of his country by its creditors as "terrorism." But he voiced confidence that an agreement with them was still possible.
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How did German chanteuse Ute Lemper, born on July 4, 1963, make her breakthrough?
  Singing "The Seven Deadly Sins" with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Kent Nagano
  Playing Lola-Lola in Jospeph Starnberg's "Blue Angel"
  In the Viennese production of Cats in the early 1980ies