Curtin
biographical name John 1885-1945 Australian prime minister (1941-45)

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  • Curtin — ist der Name von: Andrew Gregg Curtin (1817–1894), US amerikanischer Politiker David Yarrow Curtin (* 1920), US amerikanischer Chemiker und Mitverfasser des Curtin Hammett Prinzips Jane Curtin (* 1947), US amerikanische Schauspielerin John Curtin …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Curtin —   [ kəːtɪn], John Joseph, australischer Politiker, * Creswick (Victoria) 8. 1. 1885, ✝ Canberra 5. 7. 1945; 1917 28 Herausgeber der Zeitung »Westralian Worker«, 1928 31 und 1934 45 Mitglied des Bundesparlaments, 1935 45 Vorsitzender der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Curtin — This surname comes from Ireland, having a Dalcassian origin. Its form comes from the Irish language O Cruitin, anglicised as Curtin. Curtin may refer to a University: Curtin University, named after John Curtin Curtin may refer to several people:… …   Wikipedia

  • Curtin — Vézeronce Curtin Vézeronce Curtin Pays   …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Curtin — /ˈkɜtn/ (say kertn) noun John Joseph, 1885–1945, Australian Labor politician; prime minister of Australia 1941–45. John Curtin was born in Victoria, but from 1917 lived in Perth. He entered federal parliament in 1928 as the member for Fremantle,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Curtin — This is an Irish surname of great antiquity. It derives from the pre 12th century Gaelic name MacCuirtin , which like the majority of Irish surnames was originally a nickname for the first chief of the clan. The word cuirtin translates as… …   Surnames reference

  • Curtin — Original name in latin Curtin Name in other language Curtin State code FR Continent/City Europe/Paris longitude 45.64353 latitude 5.48982 altitude 255 Population 1644 Date 2012 02 27 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Curtin — /kerr tin/, n. John, 1885 1945, Australian statesman: prime minister 1941 45. * * * curtin(e obs. form of curtain …   Useful english dictionary

  • Curtin — /kerr tin/, n. John, 1885 1945, Australian statesman: prime minister 1941 45. * * * …   Universalium

  • curtin — noun garden …   Wiktionary

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