biographical name James Danforth 1947- Dan Quayle American politician; vice president of the United States (1989-93)

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  • Quayle — ist der Name folgender Personen: Anthony Quayle (1913–1989), britischer Film und Theaterschauspieler sowie Schriftsteller Ben Quayle (* 1976), US amerikanischer Rechtsanwalt, Politiker der Republikanischen Partei Dan Quayle (* 1947), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Quayle —   [kweɪl],    1) Sir (seit 1985) Anthony, britischer Schauspieler und Theaterregisseur, * Ainsdale (County Lancashire) 7. 9. 1913, ✝ London 20. 10. 1989; bekannt als Darsteller v. a. in klassischen Bühnenstücken (Shakespeare u. a.); 1932 39… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Quayle — This is a famous English surname, and one well recorded in the USA. It has two possible origins. The first is or rather was, a nickname from the medieval English word quaille , a bird noted for its timidity. The surname from this source is first… …   Surnames reference

  • Quayle — /kwayl/, n. James Danforth (Dan), born 1947, vice president of the U.S. 1989 93. * * * [kwāl] Dan (1947 ), U.S. politician; full name James Danforth Quayle. A Republican from Indiana, he served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quayle — /kwayl/, n. James Danforth (Dan), born 1947, vice president of the U.S. 1989 93. * * * …   Universalium

  • Quayle — 1) curdle. 2) shake …   Medieval glossary

  • Quayle,James Danforth — Quayle (kwāl), James Danforth. Born 1947. Vice President of the United States (1989 1993) under George Bush. * * * …   Universalium

  • Quayle, Dan — ▪ vice president of United States in full  James Danforth Quayle  born Feb. 4, 1947, Indianapolis, Ind., U.S.    44th vice president of the United States (1989–93) in the Republican administration of President George Bush (Bush, George).… …   Universalium

  • Quayle, Sir Anthony — ▪ British actor in full  Sir John Anthony Quayle   born Sept. 7, 1913, Ainsdale, Lancashire, Eng. died Oct 20, 1989, London       British actor and director who was well known for his roles in classic plays on the stage as well as for his motion… …   Universalium

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