Author Archives: Ron Pavellas

About Ron Pavellas

Expatriate Californian living in Sweden with wife. Retired from employment in the USA. Currently focused on blog articles, memoirs, and creative writing.

The Unfortunate George Tankerfield, burned at the stake aged Twenty-seven years…

… because Queen Mary Tudor (reigned 1553-1558) wanted to make an example of him to other protestants of the time. The queen was best known for her aggressive attempt to reverse the English Reformation which had begun under the reign … Continue reading

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These Fourteen European Countries are Disappearing

(sorted by population growth rate): [Note: Fertility Rate is the ratio of ‘total children born’ to ‘all women’ in a given population. In order for a given population to stay constant (not counting net migration) the ratio needs to be … Continue reading

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