Jacques


Jacques

Jacques is the French equivalent of Jake (and subsequently Jacob or James). In French it is pronounced IPA|/ʒɑk/, but in English it is traditionally pronounced IPA|/ˈdʒeɪˌkwɛz/ as a first name and IPA|/dʒeks/ (North America) or IPA|/dʒeɪks/ (United Kingdom) as a last. It can refer to:

People with the surname of Jacques:

*Antoine A. Jacques, nineteenth century French rose breeder
*Richard Jacques, British composer
*Hattie Jacques, British comedy actress
*Jeph Jacques, American webcomic artist
*Brian Jacques, British author and radio host, known primarily for the Redwall series.
*Kateřina Jacques, Czech politician and activist
*Cheryl Jacques, American activist
*Martyn Jacques, vocalist and accordionist in the London band, The Tiger Lillies.

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*Jacques Barzun, French historian
*Jacques Brel, Belgian composer
*Jacques Brinkman, Dutch field hockey player and coach
*Jacques-Yves Cousteau, French underwater explorer
*Jacques Cartier, French explorer
*Jacques Chirac, French politician
*Jacques Delors, French politician
*Jacques Derrida, Algerian-French philosopher
*Jacques Ellul, French philosoper
*Jacques Gaillot, French social activist and Roman Catholic Bishop
*Jacques Hanegraaf, Dutch cyclist
*Jacques Ibert, French composer of classical music
*Jacques Kallis, South African cricketer
*Jacques Landry, Canadian cyclist
*Jacques-Louis David, French neo-classical painter
*Jacques Marquette, French explorer, led the first European expedition in the northern part of the Mississippi River
*Jacques Massu, French general
*Jacques Monod, French biologist
*Jacques Derrida, French composer
*Jacques Pepin, French chef
*Jacques Prévert, French poet and screenwriter
*Jacques Pucheran, French zoologist
*Jacques Rougeau, Canadian professional wrestler
*Jacques Rudolph, South African cricketer for Yorkshire CCC
*Jacques Sylla, Prime Minister of Madasgascar
*Jacques Tati, French filmmaker
*Jacques Villeneuve, Canadian racing driver.
*Jacques Yoko, French volleyball player

Other things called Jacques:
*Frère Jacques a children's French song
*Jacques Blanc, a character from the Onimusha series
*Jacques the Cleaner Shrimp, a character from Finding Nemo
*Dr. Jacques Von Hämsterviel, a character from Lilo & Stitch
*Jacques (novel), a novel by George Sand

See also

* Jacqueline
* Jaques


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  • JACQUES II — (1430 1460) roi d’Écosse (1437 1460) Monté sur le trône en 1437, après le meurtre de son père Jacques Ier, Jacques II n’exerça le pouvoir qu’à partir de 1449, année de son mariage avec Marie de Gueldre, nièce de Philippe le Bon, duc de Bourgogne …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • JACQUES IV — (1472 1513) roi d’Écosse (1488 1513) Fils aîné de Jacques III, le futur Jacques IV est aux côtés des rebelles qui battent son père au Sauchieburn (1488), bataille suivie du meurtre du roi. Son rôle dans ces événements est mal connu et contesté.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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