William Maxwell Aitken


William Maxwell Aitken

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  • William Maxwell Aitken — William Maxwell („Max“) Aitken, 1. Baron Beaverbrook, PC, (* 25. Mai 1879 in Maple Ontario, Kanada; † 9. Juni 1964 in Mickleham, Surrey, England), war ein kanadisch britischer Verleger und konservativer Politiker. Er war seit 1910 Mitglied des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Maxwell Aitken — William Maxwell Aitken, 1er Barón Beaverbrook y Cherkley conocido también como Lord Beaverbrook (25 de mayo, 1879; Maple 9 de junio, 1964; Leatherhead, Surrey) fue un político y escritor anglo canadiense. Después de hacer una gran fortuna en… …   Wikipedia Español

  • William Maxwell Aitken — noun British newspaper publisher and politician (born in Canada); confidant of Winston Churchill (1879 1964) • Syn: ↑Beaverbrook, ↑1st Baron Beaverbrook • Instance Hypernyms: ↑publisher, ↑newspaper publisher, ↑politician, ↑politico, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • William Maxwell Aitken Beaverbrook — William Maxwell („Max“) Aitken, 1. Baron Beaverbrook, PC, (* 25. Mai 1879 in Maple Ontario, Kanada; † 9. Juni 1964 in Mickleham, Surrey, England), war ein kanadisch britischer Verleger und konservativer Politiker. Er war seit 1910 Mitglied des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Maxwell Aitken, 3rd Baron Beaverbrook — Maxwell William Humphrey Aitken, 3rd Baron Beaverbrook, (born 29 December 1951) is a British peer, baronet and politician. Aitken is the grandson of the 1st Baron Beaverbrook and the only son of Sir Max Aitken, by his third marriage to Violet de… …   Wikipedia

  • Beaverbrook (of Beaverbrook and of Cherkley), Maxwell Aitken, lst Baron — orig. William Maxwell Aitken known as Lord Beaverbrook born May 25, 1879, Maple, Ont., Can. died June 9, 1964, near Leatherhead, Surrey, Eng. Canadian British politician and newspaper proprietor. After making a fortune in Montreal as a financier …   Universalium

  • Aitken —   [ eɪtkɪn],    1) Robert Grant, amerikanischer Astronom, * Jackson (Calif.) 13. 12. 1864, ✝ Berkeley (Calif.) 29. 10. 1951; 1930 35 Direktor des Lick Observatoriums; Arbeiten zur Erforschung von Doppelsternen, war maßgeblich an der Erarbeitung… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Maxwell — m Scottish and English: from the Scottish surname, which is derived from a placename, Maxwell, originally ‘the stream (Old English well(a)) of Mack (a form of MAGNUS (SEE Magnus))’, a minor place on the River Tweed. It was the middle name of the… …   First names dictionary

  • maxwell — /maks wel, weuhl/, n. Elect. the centimeter gram second unit of magnetic flux, equal to the magnetic flux through one square centimeter normal to a magnetic field of one gauss. Abbr.: Mx [1895 1900; named after J. C. MAXWELL] * * * (as used in… …   Universalium

  • Maxwell — /maks wel/ or, for 2, 3, / weuhl/, n. 1. Elsa, 1883 1963, U.S. professional hostess and author. 2. James Clerk /klahrk/, 1831 79, Scottish physicist. 3. a male given name. * * * (as used in expressions) Anderson James Maxwell Davies Sir Peter… …   Universalium


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