biographical name J(oanne) K(athleen) 1965- British writer

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  • Rowling — may refer to:* J. K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series * Bill Rowling, a former Prime Minister of New Zealand * Robert Rowling, a Texas businessman See also * Rolling (disambiguation) * Rollin (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • Rowling — ist der Name folgender Personen: Bill Rowling (1927–1995), Premierminister von Neuseeland 1974–1975 Joanne K. Rowling (* 1965), britische Schriftstellerin, Autorin von Harry Potter Robert Rowling, Gründer der TRT Holdings Inc …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rowling —   [ rəʊlɪȖ], Joanne K. (Kathleen), britische Schriftstellerin, * Chipping Sodbury (County Gloucestershire) 31. 7. 1965; Studium der französischen Sprache und Altphilologie; Autorin der Harry Potter Romane, einer auf sieben Teile für jedes… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Rowling — Rowling, J.K. (Joanne) (1965 ) a British writer whose books for children about Harry ↑Potter, a boy ↑magician (=person who can use magic) , are very successful …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Rowling — J. K. Rowling J. K. Rowling J.K. Rowling à la réception du diplôme d’honneur de l’université d Aberdeen, en 2006. Activi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rowling — This unusual name is of Norman, French origin and derives from either of the personal names Rolf or Rowland . The Normans introduced their form of the Germanic name Rolf , composed of the elements hrod , renown and wulf , wolf as Ron or Roul ,… …   Surnames reference

  • Rowling — (1965– ) a British writer famous for the very successful series of Harry Potter books. The books include Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1997) (given the title Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in the US in (1998)), Harry Potter and …   Universalium

  • Rowling — /ˈraʊlɪŋ/ (say rowling) noun J(oanne) K(athleen), born 1965, British author; wrote the Harry Potter series of children s novels, the first of which was Harry Potter and the Philosopher s Stone (1997) …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Rowling, J.K. — ▪ 2000       In 1999 Welsh born author J.K. Rowling practiced her own brand of magic, casting a spell on readers around the world with her adventures of Harry Potter, a young sorcerer in training. In early 1999 the series second installment,… …   Universalium

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