Isaacs
I. biographical name Sir Isaac Alfred 1855-1948 Australian jurist & statesman; governor-general of Australia (1931-36) II. biographical name Rufus Daniel — see Marquis of reading

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  • ISAACS — ISAACS, U.S. family prominent in New York City. Founder of the family was SAMUEL MYER ISAACS, born in Leeuwarden, Holland, who immigrated to the United States in 1839 from London, where he had been the principal of an orphan asylum. He was the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Isaacs — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alick Isaacs (1921–1967), britischer Virologe und Immunologe Erwin Isaacs (* 1986), südafrikanischer Fußballspieler Gregory Isaacs (1951–2010), jamaikanischer Reggae Sänger Henry Isaacs (1830–1909),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Isaacs — may refer to:People with the surname Isaacs: *Isaacs (surname)In accommodationHotel and holiday hostels in Dublin and Cork Ireland * [http://www.isaacs.ie Isaacs] Hotel Isaacs and Isaacs HostelIn places: * Isaacs, Australian Capital Territory, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Isaacs —   [isa aks], Jorge, kolumbianischer Schriftsteller, Journalist und Politiker, * Cali 10. 4. 1837, ✝ Ibagué 17. 4. 1895. Sein Hauptwerk ist der romantisch idyllische, autobiographisch beeinflusste Roman aus dem heimatlichen Caucatal »María« (1867) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Isaacs — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Patronyme Isaacs est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Gregory Isaacs (1951 2010), un chanteur jamaïcain de reggae. Isaac Isaacs (1855–1948),… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Isaacs — This surname may be of Jewish, French or English origin, and derives from the Hebrew male given name Yitschak , a derivative of tsachak , to laugh. This name was given to the son of Abraham and Sarah, and popular etymology connects the meaning… …   Surnames reference

  • Isaacs — /ˈaɪzəks/ (say uyzuhks) noun Sir Isaac Alfred, 1855–1948, Australian jurist; chief justice of the High Court 1930–31; first Australian born governor general, 1931–36. Isaac Isaacs graduated in law from Melbourne University in 1880 and was a… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Isaacs — /uy zeuhks/ for 1; /ee sahks / for 2, n. 1. Sir Isaac Alfred, 1855 1948, Australian jurist: governor general of Australia 1931 36. 2. Jorge /hawrdd hay/. 1837 95, Colombian novelist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Isaacs — /uy zeuhks/ for 1; /ee sahks / for 2, n. 1. Sir Isaac Alfred, 1855 1948, Australian jurist: governor general of Australia 1931 36. 2. Jorge /hawrdd hay/. 1837 95, Colombian novelist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Isaacs (surname) — Isaacs is a surname, and may refer to:* Alick Isaacs, virologist. * Avrom Isaacs, Canadian art dealer. * Erwin Isaacs, a South African football (soccer) player. * George Isaacs , a British politician and trades unionist. * Gregory Isaacs,… …   Wikipedia

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