Cromwell


Cromwell

Cromwell is the name of:

People

* Thomas Cromwell, 1st Earl of Essex, English statesman in the reign of Henry VIII of England
* Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland (1653-58), a great-great nephew of the above, and his sons
** Richard Cromwell, Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland (1658-59)
** Henry Cromwell, Lord Deputy of Ireland
* James Cromwell, American actor who played characters such as Zefram Cochrane and Dr. Alfred Lanning
* James H. R. Cromwell, American diplomat
* John P. Cromwell, US Navy Medal of Honor recipient
* Keith Cromwell, American professional lacrosse player
* Thomas Cromwell (Canadian jurist), a Canadian judge
* William Nelson Cromwell, an American attorney active in promotion of the Panama Canal and co-founder of "Sullivan & Cromwell"
* Cromwell Everson, an Afrikaans and South African composer (1925-1991)

Places

*Cromwell, New Zealand
*Cromwell, Nottinghamshire, England
*United States:
**Cromwell, Connecticut
**Cromwell, Indiana
**Cromwell, Iowa
**Cromwell, Minnesota
**Cromwell, Oklahoma
**Cromwell Township, Minnesota
**Cromwell Township, Pennsylvania

Other things

*"Cromwell" (film), from 1970
*"Cromwell" (play), by Victor Hugo
*"Cromwell" (tragedy), an 1820 verse tragedy by Honoré de Balzac
*USS "Cromwell" (DE-1014), a United States Navy ocean escort ship
*"Sullivan & Cromwell", an American law firm
*Cromwell tank, a series of British tanks from World War II
*Cromwell current, in the Pacific Ocean
*Cromwell (computing), a replacement firmware for the Microsoft Xbox
*Monty Python's "Oliver Cromwell Song"


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  • CROMWELL (O.) — L’«Anglais de Dieu», l’élu chargé par la Providence de faire de son pays le Nouvel Israël et de rapprocher l’avènement du royaume divin, le puritain moraliste: ce sont là quelques uns des titres de Cromwell à incarner une révolution dont… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • CROMWELL (T.) — CROMWELL THOMAS (1485 env. 1540) L’un des plus grands hommes d’État anglais du XVIe siècle, doué de qualités qui ont peut être fait de lui «le plus remarquable révolutionnaire de l’histoire d’Angleterre» (G. R. Elton), Thomas Cromwell a joué un… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cromwell — Cromwell, OK U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 265 Housing Units (2000): 113 Land area (2000): 1.069698 sq. miles (2.770506 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.003265 sq. miles (0.008456 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.072963 sq. miles (2.778962 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cromwell — Cromwell, Oliver Cromwell, Thomas * * * (as used in expressions) Cromwell, Oliver Cromwell, Richard Cromwell, Thomas, conde de Essex …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cromwell — prop. n. Oliver Cromwell, b. 1599, d. 1658. Syn: Oliver Cromwell. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cromwell — Cromwell, 1) Thomas C., Baron v. Okenham, Graf v. Essex, geb. 1490, Sohn eines Schmieds zu Pubery; er war 1526 als kaiserlicher Soldat bei der Einnahme von Rom u. trat dann in die Dienste des Cardinals Wolsey, den er im Unterhause gegen eine… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cromwell, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 120 Housing Units (2000): 50 Land area (2000): 0.288067 sq. miles (0.746090 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.288067 sq. miles (0.746090 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Cromwell, IN — U.S. town in Indiana Population (2000): 452 Housing Units (2000): 193 Land area (2000): 0.296725 sq. miles (0.768515 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.296725 sq. miles (0.768515 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places