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1. (Biography) 1557–1619, Holy Roman Emperor (1612–19); king of Hungary (1608–18) and Bohemia (1611–17)
2. (Biography) Saint Matthias New Testament the disciple chosen by lot to replace Judas as one of the 12 apostles (Acts 1:15–26). Feast day: May 14 or Aug 9


(məˈθaɪ əs)

a disciple chosen to take the place of Judas Iscariot as one of the apostles. Acts 1:23–26.
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Their father, Matthias Bede, was drowned in the Willow Brook last night, not far from his own door.
Abune Matthias with Egyptian Ambassador to Addis Ababa Abou Bakr Hefny - Press photo Hefny stressed his appreciation of the remarkable relations between the Orthodox Churches in both Egypt and Ethiopia, which are almost 1,500 years old, affirming that these relations have played an important role to fortify and strengthen the tie between the Egyptian and Ethiopian citizens throughout history.
com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Matthias Needam, Director, CSG Strategic Tax Consultants will speak at the Knowledge Congress' webcast entitled: "R&D Tax Credit: Opportunities and Pitfalls in the 2018 Landscape LIVE Webcast.
Alexander Chef's Table invites guests for an extraordinary dining experience in the city of Tallinn, personally hosted by Matthias Diether--Chef de Cuisine of Estonia's finest restaurant Alexander at Padaste Manor.
Which is too bad for Matthias Glass, whose betrayal of the code sets up a tragic series of events, in literary thriller Shadow of the Lions.
Mas unidos que nunca despues de superar su crisis hace un ano, prepara las fiestas junto a Matthias Kuhn
A BIGGER SPLASH (15) Starring: Tilda Swinton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson, Elena Bucci Director: Luca Guadagnino Duration: 124 mins SUN, sea, sex and skulduggery are the key ingredients of writer-director Luca Guadagnino's spicy cinematic cocktail, which elegantly updates the erotically charged 1969 thriller La Piscine from St Tropez to the rugged Sicilian island of Pantelleria.
AN Australian man who visited Wrexham AFC during a trip to the UK was shocked to discover that his great grandfather is club legend Thomas Matthias.
Embattled German carmaker Volkswagen Friday named Matthias Mueller, head of its luxury sports car brand Porsche, as its new chief executive, tasked with steering it out of the wreckage of its pollution test rigging scandal.
Opens Friday THE STARS Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts THE VERDICT This beautiful new version of Thomas Hardy's novel provides the perfect platform for the talents of Carey Mulligan, who is a delight as feminist farmer Bathsheba Everdene.
MANILA -- Experience a Buddha-Bar Manila evening like no other when Matthias Giroud, Chief Bar Manager of Buddha-Bar Worldwide flies in for a one-night only cocktails feast called Cocktail Festival with Matthias Giroud on April 17, 2015.
FRUTAROM SWITZERLAND, HEALTH BUSINESS UNIT +41 44 782 6464, announced the appointment of Matthias H Kreuter, PhD, as its new Global Chief Scientific Officer (CSO), effective January 1, 2015.