biographical name Rosa 1913- née McCauley American civil rights activist

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  • Parks — heißen die Orte Parks (Arizona) Parks (Louisiana) Parks ist der Familiennamen folgender Personen: Brad Parks (* 1957), US amerikanischer Tennisspieler und funktionär, Pionier des Rollstuhltennis Carson Parks (1936–2005), US amerikanischer Musiker …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Parks — Parks, AZ U.S. Census Designated Place in Arizona Population (2000): 1137 Housing Units (2000): 918 Land area (2000): 172.281214 sq. miles (446.206278 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.037906 sq. miles (0.098176 sq. km) Total area (2000): 172.319120… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Parks — [pärks] Rosa 1913 ; U.S. civil rights activist …   English World dictionary

  • Parks —   [pɑːks], Gordon, amerikanischer Fotograf und Filmregisseur, * Fort Scott (Kans.) 30. 11. 1912; der erste schwarze Fotograf, der internationale Anerkennung fand. 1942 gehörte er zum Fotografenteam der Farm Security Administration. Ab 1948… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Parks — Parks, Ro|sa (1913 ) a black woman in the US who became famous in 1955 because she refused to give her seat on a bus to a white man. This action was illegal in the US state of ↑Alabama and she was ↑arrested by the police. As a result, Martin… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Parks —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Le nom de Parks est porté par plusieurs personnalités (par ordre alphabétique) : Dan Parks (né en 1978), joueur de rugby à XV… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Parks — This very interesting medieval surname is Anglo Scottish, but of French origins. Recorded as Park and Parke, the patronymics Parkes, Parks and the rare occupational Parkman, it describes a person employed in or at a park . This was not an area of …   Surnames reference

  • Parks — noun United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national Civil Rights movement (born in 1913) • Syn: ↑Rosa Parks • Instance Hypernyms: ↑civil rights… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Parks — Original name in latin Parks Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Phoenix longitude 35.26057 latitude 111.94877 altitude 2167 Population 1188 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Parks — /pahrks/, n. Gordon (Alexander Buchanan), born 1912, U.S. photojournalist and film director. * * * …   Universalium

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