Cosgrave
I. biographical name Liam 1920- prime minister of Ireland (1973-77) II. biographical name William Thomas 1880-1965 father of Liam Irish statesman

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  • Cosgrave — is a surname, and may refer to: Bronwyn Cosgrave (born 1966) fashion historian and prominent journalist Fran Cosgrave (born 1977), Irish nightclub owner James Cosgrave (died 1936), Irish nationalist politician John B. Cosgrave (born 1946), head… …   Wikipedia

  • Cosgrave — ist der Name folgender Personen: Liam Cosgrave (* 1920), irischer Politiker Liam T. Cosgrave(* 1956), irischer Politiker Philip Cosgrave († 1923), irischer Politiker William Thomas Cosgrave (1880–1965), irischer Politiker …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cosgrave —   [ kɔzgreɪv],    1) Liam Thomas, irischer Politiker, * Templeogue (County Dublin) 17. 4. 1920, Sohn von 2); zunächst in der Finanzverwaltung tätig, schloss sich politisch der Fine Gael an. 1948 51 war er Handels und Industrieminister, 1954 57… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cosgrave — Cosgrave, William Thomas …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cosgrave — This most interesting surname, is a County Cork variant of Cosgrave , which is the Anglicized form of the Gaelic name O Coscraigh , meaning the male descendant (O) of Coscrach, a Gaelic nickname meaning victorious, triumphant (from coscur ,… …   Surnames reference

  • Cosgrave — /koz grayv /, n. William Thomas, 1880 1965, Irish political leader: president of the executive council of the Irish Free State 1922 32. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cosgrave — /ˈkɒzgreɪv/ (say kozgrayv) noun 1. Liam, born 1920, Irish Fine Gael politician; prime minister 1973–77. 2. his father, William Thomas, 1880–1965, Irish political leader; president of the executive council of the Irish Free State, 1922–32 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cosgrave — /koz grayv /, n. William Thomas, 1880 1965, Irish political leader: president of the executive council of the Irish Free State 1922 32 …   Useful english dictionary

  • COSGRAVE (L.) — COSGRAVE LIAM (1920 ) Avocat de formation, Liam Cosgrave, Premier ministre de la république d’Irlande depuis mars 1973, est le fils de William Cosgrave, premier chef du gouvernement de l’État libre d’Irlande et partisan du traité de partage de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cosgrave, William Thomas — born June 6, 1880, Dublin, Ire. died Nov. 16, 1965, Dublin Irish statesman, first president (1922–32) of the Irish Free State. Early attracted to Sinn Féin, he took part in the 1916 Easter Rising and was interned briefly by the British. As… …   Universalium

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