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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013.
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List of Nobel Peace Prize winners

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Peace Prize winners:

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012.
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List of Nobel Peace Prize winners

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Peace Prize winners:

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011.
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List of Nobel Peace Prize winners

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Peace Prize winners:

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 13, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007.
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The Almanac

UPI almanacs for Friday, Oct. 13, 2006.
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The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2005 with 79 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 13, the 287th day of 2004 with 79 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2003 with 79 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2002 with 79 to follow.
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A Blast from the Past

The Roman Emperor Claudius was poisoned on this date in 54 A.D. His fourth wife, Agrippina, was the murderess. She wanted to see her son Nero, adopted by Claudius, on the throne. Nero did become emperor upon his stepfather's death -- only to suffer a simi
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A Blast from the Past

The weekly Almanac package for Oct. 7-13.
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Oscar Arias Sanchez
Nobel Peace Laureate President Oscar Arias Sanchez of Costa Rica talks during press conference at PeaceJam at the University of Denver in Denver September 16, 2006. The worldwide youth conference hosts ten Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, the largest gathering outside of Oslo, Norway. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)
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Óscar Rafael de Jesús Arias Sánchez (born 13 September 1940) is a Costa Rican politician who was President of Costa Rica from 2006 to 2010. He previously served as President from 1986 to 1990 and received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1987 for his efforts to end civil wars then raging in several other Central American countries.

He is also a recipient of the Albert Schweitzer Prize for Humanitarianism and a trustee of Economists for Peace and Security. In 2003, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Criminal Court's Trust Fund for Victims.

He is a member of Collegium International, an organization of leaders with political, scientific, and ethical expertise whose goal is to provide new approaches in overcoming the obstacles in the way of a peaceful, socially just and economically sustainable world.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Oscar Arias Sanchez."
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