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The General Conference, by its 35C/Resolution 72, approved the following list of anniversaries with which UNESCO is associated in 2010-2011 (listed in the French alphabetical order of Member States):


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Frdric Chopin, composer (1810-1849) Proposed by Poland, with the support of France
(1) 100th anniversary of the first independent periodical, Serj-ul-akhbr, created in 1911 by its founder-editor Mahmud Tarzi, the father of journalism in Afghanistan (Afghanistan)
(2) 550th anniversary of the birth of Tilman Riemenschneider, sculptor (c.1460-1531) (Germany)
(3) 150th anniversary of the death of Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher (1788-1860) (Germany)
(4) 200th anniversary of the death of Heinrich von Kleist, writer (1777-1811) (Germany)
(5) 200th anniversary of the birth of Robert Schumann, music composer (1810-1856) (Germany)
(6) 800th anniversary of the birth of Toros Roslin, manuscript illuminator (1210-1270) (Armenia)
(7) 1600th anniversary of the birth of Movses Khorenatsi, historian (c. 410-493) (Armenia)
(8) 200th anniversary of the birth of Ivan Khrutsky, painter (1810-1885) (Belarus)
(9) 200th anniversary of the birth of Zachary Zograph, representative of Bulgarian Renaissance art (1810–1853) (Bulgaria)
(10) 100th anniversary of the birth of Roberto Matta Echaurren, painter (1911-2002) (Chile)
(11) 50th anniversary of the beginning of the intellectual career of Professor Harris Memel-Fot (1930-2008) (Cte d’Ivoire)
(12) 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Mohorovičić Discontinuity by Andrija Mohorovičić (1910) (Croatia)
(13) 300th anniversary of the birth of Ruđer Josip Bošković, physicist, astronomer, mathematician (1711-1787) (Croatia)
(14) 450th anniversary of the birth of Marko Antun de Dominis, philosopher and scientist (1560-1624) (Croatia)
(15) 100th anniversary of the birth of Jos Lezama Lima, writer (1910-1976) (Cuba)
(16) 100th anniversary of the birth of Monseor Leonidas Proao (1910-1988) (Ecuador)
(17) 50th anniversary of the first edition of the International Festival “Struga Poetry Evenings” (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)
(18) 1000th anniversary of the foundation of the city of Yaroslavl (1010) (Russian Federation)
(19) 50th anniversary of the first manned mission to space (1961) (Russian Federation)
(20) 150th anniversary of the birth of Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, writer (1860-1904) (Russian Federation)
(21) 300th anniversary of the birth of Mikhail Lomonosov, scientist and writer (1711-1765) (Russian Federation)
(22) 500th anniversary of the publication of The Praise of Folly by Erasmus (1511) (France)
(23) 1100th anniversary of the foundation of the Abbey of Cluny (910) (France)
(24) 150th anniversary of the birth of Vazha Pshavela, writer (1861-1915) (Georgia)
(25) 100th anniversary of the birth of Vakhtang Chabukiani, ballet dancer, choreographer and teacher (1910-1992) (Georgia)
(26) 1000th anniversary of the beginning of the construction of Svetitskhoveli Cathedral (Georgia)
(27) 300th anniversary of the foundation of the Town of Saint George’s (1710) (Grenada)
(28) 200th anniversary of the birth of Franz Liszt, composer (1811-1896) (Hungary, with the support of France)
(29) 100th anniversary of the birth of Mother Teresa (1910-1997) (India, with the support of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)
(30) 150th anniversary of the birth of Rabindranath Tagore, thinker, philosopher and poet (1861-1941) (India)
(31) 1300th anniversary of Nara Heijo-kyo, capital (710) (Japan)
(32) 50th anniversary of the Latvian School Youth Song and Dance Festival (1960) (Latvia, with the support of Estonia and Lithuania)
(33) 100th anniversary of the death of Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, painter (1875-1911) (Lithuania)
(34) 100th anniversary of the birth of Czesław Miłosz, writer (1911-2004) (Lithuania and Poland)
(35) 150th anniversary of the birth of Fridtjof Nansen, explorer, and the 100th anniversary of the reaching of the South Pole by Roald Amundsen, explorer (Norway)
(36) 400th anniversary of the University of Santo Toms (1611) (Philippines)
(37) 150th anniversary of the birth of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, pianist and politician (1860-1941) (Poland)
(38) 200th anniversary of the birth of Frdric Chopin, composer (1810-1849) (Poland, with the support of France)
(39) 50th anniversary of the University of Kisangani (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
(40) 50th anniversary of the death of Patrice Emery Lumumba, symbol of pan-Africanism (1925-1961) (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
(41) 1250th anniversary of the birth of Frs Beizav , known as Sbye (Sbawaihi), philologist (761-796) (Islamic Republic of Iran)
(42) 1000th anniversary of the composition of the Shhnme “The Book of the Kings” (Islamic Republic of Iran)
(43) 750th anniversary of the active life of Khje Nasr-ud-Dn Ts, scientist (1201-1274) (Islamic Republic of Iran, with the support of Azerbaijan)
(44) 700th anniversary of the death of Qutb-ud-Dn Shraz, scientist (1236-1311) (Islamic Republic of Iran)
(45) 100th anniversary of the birth of Karel Zeman, film-maker (1910-1989) (Czech Republic)
(46) 200th anniversary of the establishment of the Prague Conservatory (1811) (Czech Republic)
(47) 50th anniversary of the death of Simion Stoilow, mathematician (1887-1961) (Romania)
(48) 50th anniversary of the death of Lucian Blaga, poet (1895-1961) (Romania)
(49) 50th anniversary of the death of Mihail Sadoveanu, writer (1880-1961) (Romania)
(50) 450th anniversary of the birth of Francis Bacon, writer and philosopher (1561-1626) (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
(51) 100th anniversary of the birth of Alioune Diop, Senegalese intellectual (1910-1980) (Senegal)
(52) 100th anniversary of the birth of Jan Cikker, composer (1911-1989) (Slovakia)
(53) 150th anniversary of the birth of Martin Kukučn, writer (1860-1928) (Slovakia)
(54) 100th anniversary of the birth of Jeanne Hersch, philosopher (1910-2000) (Switzerland)
(55) 100th anniversary of the birth of Mirzo Turzun-Zoda, poet (1911-1977) (Tajikistan)
(56) 100th anniversary of the birth of Kukrit Pramoj (1911-1995) (Thailand)
(57) 100th anniversary of the birth of Euah Suntornsanan, composer (1910-1981) (Thailand)
(58) 100th anniversary of the death of Osman Hamdi Bey, painter, archaeologist and art expert (1842-1910) (Turkey)
(59) 400th anniversary of the birth of Evliya elebi, writer (1611-1682) (Turkey)
(60) 1000th anniversary of the foundation of St Sophia Cathedral, Kyiv (1011) (Ukraine)
(61) 150th anniversary of the death of Taras Shevchenko, writer (1814-1861) (Ukraine)
(62) 500th anniversary of the birth of Ivan Fyodorov, founder of book printing in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine (1510-1583) (Ukraine, with the support of the Russian Federation and Belarus)
(63) 1000th anniversary of the foundation of the city of Thang Long Ha Noi (1010) (Viet Nam)
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