Alger


Alger

Alger is an alternate name for Algiers, the capital of Algeria. In fact, it is the French name for the Algerian capital city.

"'Alger may also refer to:;Places in the United States:
* Alger, Michigan, in Arenac County
* Alger County, Michigan, in the Upper Peninsula
* Alger, Ohio
* Alger, Washington

;Names of people:
* Alger Hiss (1904–1996), American diplomat and alleged Soviet spy
* Alger of Liège (1055–1131), French Roman Catholic priest
* Alger "Texas" Alexander (1900–1954), American blues singer
* Bruce Alger, Texan Congressman
* David Alger (1943–2001), former CEO of Fred Alger Management
* Fanny Alger, believed to be the first plural wife of Joseph Smith, Jr.
* Horatio Alger (1832–1899), American author
* Pat Alger, American country musician
* Russell A. Alger (1836–1907), U.S. Senator from and Governor of Michigan and U.S. Secretary of War
* Seneca Alger, American businessman


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  • ALGER — Capitale du pays auquel elle a donné son nom, Alger – qui avec son agglomération comptait 2 130 000 habitants en 1987, année du recensement – est une grande métropole africaine, méditerranéenne et arabe. Sur le site d’un comptoir punique… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Alger — ist der Name von: Alger von Lüttich (auch: Algerus von Lüttich, Alger von Cluny, Algerus Magister; * um 1060; † um 1131), kanonistischer Schriftsteller und Verfasser theologischer Schriften Algier (auf Französisch) Orte: Alger (Kentucky) Alger… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alger — Alger, OH U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 888 Housing Units (2000): 402 Land area (2000): 0.282982 sq. miles (0.732920 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.282982 sq. miles (0.732920 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Alger, OH — U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 888 Housing Units (2000): 402 Land area (2000): 0.282982 sq. miles (0.732920 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.282982 sq. miles (0.732920 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Alger, WA — U.S. Census Designated Place in Washington Population (2000): 89 Housing Units (2000): 42 Land area (2000): 1.789591 sq. miles (4.635019 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.012421 sq. miles (0.032170 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.802012 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Alger — (Phil. Gesch.), so v.w. Adelger …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Alger — (spr. schē), franz. Name der Stadt Algier (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Alger — m English: from Old English, composed of the elements ælf elf, supernatural being + gār spear; it is possible that this form may also have absorbed other names with the first elements æpel noble, ēald old, and ēalh temple. The name was not common …   First names dictionary

  • Alger — Alger, Alker friesischer Name althochdeutschen Ursprungs, Bedeutungszusammensetzung aus: »edel« und »Speer« …   Deutsch namen

  • alger — ALGER, vulgo Argeres, regnum Barbarossae in Africa, Saldae colonia. Ptol …   Thresor de la langue françoyse