• Dorothea Mackellar

    Dorothea Mackellar

    Isobel Marion Dorothea Mackellar (better known as Dorothea Mackellar), OBE (1 July 1885 – 14 January 1968) was an Australian poet and fiction writer. Her poem My Country is widely known in Australia, especially its second stanza, which begins: "I love a sunburnt country/A land of sweeping plains,/Of ragged mountain ranges,/Of droughts and flooding rains."

  • Dorothea

    Dorothea (also spelled Dorothée, Dorotea or other variants) is a female given name from Greek Δωροθέα (Dōrothéa) meaning "God's Gift". It may refer to:

  • Countess Katharina Dorothea Finck of Finckenstein

    Countess Katharina Dorothea Elisabeth Finck von Finckenstein (German: Katharina Dorothea Elisabeth Gräfin Finck von Finckenstein; 6/7 June 1700 – 26 June 1728) was a member of the German noble family Finck von Finckenstein.

  • Sophia Dorothea of Celle

    Sophia Dorothea of Celle

    Sophia Dorothea of Brunswick-Lüneburg-Celle (15 September 1666 – 13 November 1726) was the repudiated wife of future King George I of Great Britain, and mother of George II. The union with her first cousin was an arranged marriage of state, instigated by the machinations of his mother, Electress Sophia of Hanover. She is best remembered for her alleged affair with Philip Christoph von Königsmarck that led to her being imprisoned in the Castle of Ahlden for the last thirty years of her life.

  • Dorothea Kalpakidou

    Dorothea Kalpakidou (Greek: Δωροθέα Καλπακίδου; born September 21, 1983 in Serres ) is a female Greek discus thrower. Kalpakidou represented Greece at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed for the women's discus throw. She placed thirty-fifth in the qualifying rounds with a throw of 53.00 metres, failing to advance into the final.

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