The prototype of the hero of the franchise "pirates of the Caribbean" captain Jack Sparrow became a pirate Jack ward. The similarity of the character to the historical person who found the Turkish newspaper Daily Sabah.
Ward was born in England in the mid-1550's. He became famous as a legendary pirate. Ward converted to Islam during the expedition to Tunisia. The captain was obsessed with birds, and for this he was given the nickname "Sparrow". The last years of his life he served the Ottoman Empire.
Mention of Ward is in the travel notes Scottish author and traveller William Lithgow. He noted that the pirate was a heavy drinker, but after accepting Islam, stopped drinking alcohol. According to Lithgow, ward also wore the turban.
Ward is also dedicated to the play of 1612 "a Christian turned Turk" (A Christian Turn Turk d) the English playwright Robert Daborn. In it the author talks about how the pirate had converted to Islam.
Captain Jack Sparrow is the protagonist of the film series "pirates of the Caribbean". Epic includes four ribbons. The fifth and final part, entitled "pirates of the Caribbean: Dead men tell no tales" will be released on may 26.
Indian actor and politician Vinod Khanna died in Mumbai. He died in a hospital after a battle with bladder cancer. The artist was 70 years old. In the filmography Khanna about 140 films in Hindi, including "Love", "Fearless", "Strange love," "Obsessive love" and "Unwritten law".
The creators of "the Simpsons" posted a sound clip of the episode, devoted to 100 days of work of Republican Donald trump as President of the United States. In a minute and a half video trump lies in bed and tells about his achievements, among them increasing the number of followers on his Twitter account.
In Novosibirsk on Thursday, April 27, died artist Alexander Soric. The painter was 72 years old. The cause of death was not specified. Shuric a member of the Union of artists of Russia. He was born in Birobidzhan, graduated from the Moscow art-industrial Academy named after Stroganov. Since 1969 worked in Novosibirsk.
In one of the restaurants in the French city of Grenoble, an explosion occurred. According Le Dauphine Libere, the explosive device was in the toilet. All visitors and staff were evacuated. As a result of incident nobody has suffered. On the scene working law enforcement officers.
The proposal of the President of Moldova Igor Dodon on the participation of residents of the unrecognized Transnistrian Moldovan Republic in the elections to the Parliament of Moldova is a populist. According to the head of the PMR Vadim Krasnoselsky, the agreements reached at the two meetings with the Dodon, Moldovan side does not.
Subsidiaries of Russian banks in Ukraine — Prominvestbank, VTB-Bank, BM Bank and VS Bank — interested potential buyers, said Deputy Chairman of the national Bank of Ukraine Kateryna Rozhkova. But the official notifications of intent has not yet been reported, she said.