biographical name Sir Ernest Henry 1874-1922 British polar explorer

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  • Shackleton — may refer to:* Ernest Shackleton (1874–1922), British Antarctic explorer * Derek Shackleton (1924–2007), British cricketer * Shackleton (surname), people with the surname Shackleton * Shackleton (crater), a crater at the south pole of the Moon *… …   Wikipedia

  • Shackleton — ist der Name einer britischen Familie, die mehrere bedeutende Vertreter, vor allem in Wissenschaft und Forschung hervorgebracht hat, darunter: Derek Shackleton (1924–2007), englischer Cricketspieler Edward Shackleton (1911–1994), britischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shackleton — Nom anglais désignant celui qui est originaire de Shackleton, à Halifax (Yorkshire, West Riding) …   Noms de famille

  • Shackleton — Shackleton, Ernest Henry …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Shackleton —   [ ʃækltən], Sir (seit 1909) Ernest Henry, britischer Südpolarforscher, * Kilkee (County Clare, Irland) 15. 2. 1874, ✝ auf Südgeorgien (Antarktis) 5. 1. 1922; beteiligte sich bis 1903 an der »Discovery« Expedition (1901 04) von R. F. Scott;… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Shackleton — Shackleton, Ernest (1874 1922) a British ↑explorer of the ↑Antarctic. He was a member of the ↑expedition led by Robert Scott, and then led three more expeditions himself. He found the south ↑magnetic pole in 1908 9, and died on his fourth… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Shackleton — [shak′əl tən] Sir Ernest Henry 1874 1922; Brit. antarctic explorer …   English World dictionary

  • Shackleton — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is a locational name from a place in the parish of Halifax, West Yorkshire, so called from the Olde English pre 7th Century scacol , tongue of land, cognate with the Old Norse skekill , with… …   Surnames reference

  • Shackleton — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Shackleton peut désigner : Patronyme Ernest Shackleton, (1874 1922) un explorateur anglo irlandais, Len Shackleton (1922 2000), un footballeur… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shackleton — /shak euhl teuhn/, n. Sir Ernest Henry, 1874 1922, English explorer of the Antarctic. * * * …   Universalium

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