Tubman
I. biographical name Harriet circa 1820-1913 American abolitionist II. biographical name William V(acanarat) S(hadrach) 1895-1971 Liberian lawyer; president of Liberia (1944-71)

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  • Tubman — may refer to: *Harriet Tubman African American freedom fighter *William Tubman President of Liberia *Winston Tubman Liberian politicianin law *Tubman, a senior barrister of the historic Exchequer of pleas of England and Wales …   Wikipedia

  • Tubman — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Harriet Tubman (1820–1913), US amerikanische Abolitionistin, Großmutter William S. Tubmans William S. Tubman (1895–1971), liberianischer Präsident Winston Tubman (* 1941), liberianischer Politiker …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tubman —   [ tʌbmən], William Vacanarat Shadrach, liberianischer Politiker, * Harper 29. 11. 1895, ✝ London 23. 7. 1971; aus »amerikoliberianischer« Familie stammend; Jurist, ab 1923 politisch aktiv in der Einheitspartei »True Whig Party«, 1937… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Tubman — Tub man, n.; pl. {Tubmen}. (Eng. Law) One of the two most experienced barristers in the Court of Exchequer. Cf. {Postman}, 2. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tubman — Tubman, William Vacanarath Shadrach …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Tubman — (William Vacanarat Shadrat) (1895 1971) homme d état libérien. Président du Liberia de 1941 à sa mort, il sut unir l ensemble des peuples libériens …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tubman — [tub′mən] 1. Harriet 1820? 1913; U.S. abolitionist 2. William V(acanarat) S(hadrach) 1895 1971; president of Liberia (1944 71) …   English World dictionary

  • Tubman — n. family name; Harriet Tubman (1821 1913), Black female antislavery activist who helped slaves escape to the north via the Underground Railroad and acted as a spy for the northern army during the Civil War …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Tubman — noun United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820 1913) • Syn: ↑Harriet Tubman • Instance Hypernyms: ↑abolitionist …   Useful english dictionary

  • tubman — /tub meuhn/, n., pl. tubmen. Old Eng. Law. a barrister in the Court of Exchequer who had precedence in motions over every other barrister except the postman. Cf. postman2. [1635 45; TUB + MAN] * * * …   Universalium

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