Calder


Calder

Calder is a Scottish name and can refer to:

Places

*Several rivers in Scotland and northern England
*East Calder, Mid Calder and West Calder, three villages in West Lothian, Scotland
*Calder, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, a town on the island of Saint Vincent
*Calder, Saskatchewan, a rural village in south-eastern Saskatchewan
*Calder Park, a suburb in Melbourne, Australia
*The Calder Highway, a freeway / highway in Victoria, Australia
*Calder Race Course is a horse racetrack in Miami Gardens, Florida in the United States

Persons

*Clan Calder, a Highland Scottish clan.

*Robert Calder, (1745–1818), British naval officer
*Alexander Calder (1806–1853), first mayor of Beaumont, Texas
*David O. Calder (1823–1884), Mormon pioneer
*James Calder (1826–1893), 5th President of the Pennsylvania State University

*Alexander Milne Calder (1846–1923), American sculptor, father of:
**Alexander Stirling Calder (1870–1945), American sculptor, father of:
***Alexander Calder (1898–1976), American sculptor and inventor of mobile sculpture

*James Alexander Calder (1868–1956), Canadian politician
*William M. Calder (1869–1945), senator from New York

*Frank Calder (1877–1943), the first NHL President, eponymous to:
**The Calder Memorial Trophy, a trophy presented to the best rookie of the year in the National Hockey League, in North America
**The Calder Cup, awarded to the winner of the American Hockey League playoffs

*Harry Calder (1901–1995), South African cricketer

*Peter Ritchie Calder, Lord Ritchie-Calder (1906–1982), Scottish author, journalist and academic, father of:
**Nigel Calder (b. 1931), British science writer, father of:
***Simon Calder (b. 1955), travel writer
**Angus Calder (b. 1942), historian

*Frank Arthur Calder (1915–2006), Canadian politician, plaintiff in:
**"Calder v. British Columbia (Attorney General)", a case decided by the Supreme Court of Canada
*Stephen Edward (Sam) Calder (b. 1916), Australian politician
*John Calder (b. 1927), founder of Calder Publishing
*Clive Calder (b. 1946), recording executive and businessman
*David Calder (actor) (b. 1946)
*Finlay Calder (b. 1957), Scottish rugby player

Other

*Calder Design Studio, an international design studio located in Stavanger, Norway

ee also

*Calders (disambiguation)


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  • CALDER (A.) — Après avoir été l’animateur d’un cirque de figurines miniatures et le créateur de silhouettes caricaturales, dessinées dans l’espace avec du fil de fer, l’Américain Alexander Calder a inventé, au seuil des années 1930, l’une des formes les plus… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Calder — steht für: Calder Abbey, ehemaliges Zisterzienserkloster in England Calder ist der Name folgender Personen: Alexander Calder (1898–1976), amerikanischer Bildhauer Alexander Stirling Calder (1870–1945), US amerikanischer Bildhauer David Calder (*… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Calder — Calder, Orte in Schottland, s. Mid Calder und West Calder …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Calder — Calder, Alexander …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Calder — (Alexander) (1898 1976) sculpteur et peintre américain: mobiles, assemblages de formes légères …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Calder —   [ kɔːldə],    1) Alexander, amerikanischer Bildhauer und Grafiker, * Lawton (Pennsylvania) 22. 7. 1898, ✝ New York 11. 11. 1976; experimentierte in Paris (1926 34) mit mechanisch bewegten Drahtfiguren und motorgetriebenen Objekten. Zu Beginn… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Calder — (izg. kòlder), Alexander (1898 1976) DEFINICIJA američki kipar, osnivač mobila, tj. tipa skulpture čiji se pojedini dijelovi pokreću pod utjecajem zračne struje, motora i sl., autor mnogobrojnih prostornih konstrukcija izrađenih iz drva i žice …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Calder — [kôl′dər] 1. Alexander 1898 1976; U.S. abstract sculptor, esp. of mobiles and stabiles 2. Alexander Stirling [stʉr′liŋ] 1870 1945; U.S. sculptor: father of Alexander …   English World dictionary

  • Calder — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Patronymes 2 Prénoms 3 Top …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Calder — This interesting surname may be of either early medieval English or Scottish origin, and is a locational name from Calder in Cumberland, or from any of the various places in Scotland called Calder or Cawdor. The Cumbrian place, recorded as Calder …   Surnames reference


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