Wallace
I. biographical name Alfred Russel 1823-1913 English naturalist II. biographical name George Corley 1919-1998 American politician III. biographical name Henry Agard 1888-1965 American agriculturist, editor, & politician; vice president of the United States (1941-45) IV. biographical name Lewis 1827-1905 Lew Wallace American lawyer, general, & novelist V. biographical name Sir William circa 1270-1305 Scottish patriot

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  • Wallace — may refer to:PeoplePeople with the surname Wallace: *Wallace (surname)Fictional people with Wallace as the full name: * Wallace, a character on The Wire * Wallace, the principal character in the British animated series Wallace and Gromit *Wallace …   Wikipedia

  • Wallace — Wallace, NE U.S. village in Nebraska Population (2000): 329 Housing Units (2000): 145 Land area (2000): 0.703754 sq. miles (1.822715 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.703754 sq. miles (1.822715… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Wallace — steht für: Wallace (Clan), ein schottischer Clan Wallace (Familienname), der Familienname Wallace Wallace (Vorname), der Vorname Wallace Wallace Gromit, eine der beiden Hauptfiguren der Animationsfilme Wallace Brunnen, öffentliche… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • wallace — (Alfred Russel) (1823 1913) naturaliste anglais. Explorateur de l Australie, il fonda la biogéographie. Wallace (Edgar) (1875 1932) auteur anglais de nombreux romans policiers: le Masque jaune. Wallace (Lewis, dit Lew) (1827 1905) romancier… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Wallace — Wallace, Alfred Russell Wallace, Edgar Wallace, George Corley Wallace, Henry Agard Wallace, Lewis * * * (as used in expressions) Carothers, W(allace) H(ume) Eckert, Wallace J(ohn) Ross, Harold W(allace) Stegner, Wallace (Earle) Stevens, Wallace …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Wallace —   [ wɔlɪs],    1) Alfred Russel, britischer Zoologe und Forschungsreisender, * Usk (County Gwent) 8. 1. 1823, ✝ Broadstone (County Dorset) 7. 11. 1913; Forschungsreisen u. a. im Amazonas und Rio Negro Gebiet (zuerst mit H. W. Bates) sowie im… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wallace — Wallace, George (1919 98) a US politician in the ↑Democratic Party who was Governor of Alabama for most of the period between 1963 and 1987. Many people consider him to be ↑racist because he supported ↑segregation. He was shot in 1972, when he… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Wallace — (spr. wollĕß), Alfred Russel, Naturforscher, geb. 8. Jan. 1823 in Usk (Monmouthshire), bereiste 1848 52 Brasilien, 1854 62 den Malaiischen Archipel, entwarf unabhängig von Darwin eine Evolutionstheorie in der Abhandlung »On the tendencies of… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Wallace — m Scottish and English: transferred use of the surname, which was originally an ethnic byname from Old French waleis meaning ‘foreign, Celtic’, used by the Normans to denote members of various Celtic races in areas where they were in the minority …   First names dictionary

  • Wallace — Wallace1 [wô′lis, wä′lis] n. [< the surname Wallace < Anglo Fr Waleis or ME Walisc, foreign, WELSH] a masculine name: dim. Wally Wallace2 [wô′lis, wä′lis] 1. Alfred Russel 1823 1913; Eng. naturalist 2. Lew(is) 1827 1905; U.S. general &… …   English World dictionary

  • Wallace — (spr. Wualläß). 1) William, geb. 1276, stammte aus einer alten, aber armen schottischen Familie, empörte sein Vaterland gegen England, schlug 11. Sept. 1298 den englischen Heerführer Warenne jenseit des Forthflusses u. wurde Regent von Schottland …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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