Riis may refer to:
*Asbjørn 'Bear' Riis, Danish professional wrestler
*Bjarne Riis (born 1964), Danish former professional road bicycle racer, now the team owner and manager of Danish UCI ProTour outfit Team CSC
*Fredrik Riis (1789-1845), Norwegian county governor
*Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Danish-American muckraker journalist, photographer, and social reformer
*Nelson Riis (born 1942), businessman and former Canadian politician and New Democratic Party (NDP) Member of Parliament
*Povl Riis, gastroenterologist and former Professor in Copenhagen University/Denmark

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  • Riis — ist der Name von Bjarne Riis (* 1964), dänischer Profi Radrennfahrer Claus Pavels Riis (1826–1886), norwegischer Dichter Jacob August Riis (1849–1914), US amerikanischer Journalist und Fotograf Karin Riis Jørgensen (* 1952), dänische Politikerin… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Riis — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Riis es un apellido de origen danés que puede hacer referencia a: Bjarne Riis, ex ciclista y actual director ciclista; Jacob Riis, fotoperiodista y reformador socia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Riis —   [riːs], Jacob August, amerikanischer Fotograf und Schriftsteller dänischer Herkunft, * Ribe 3. 5. 1849, ✝ Barre (Massachusetts) 26. 5. 1914; seit 1870 in den USA; zunächst Journalist in New York; früher Vertreter einer sozial engagierten …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Riis — [rēs] Jacob August 1849 1914; U.S. journalist & social reformer, born in Denmark …   English World dictionary

  • Riis — Bjarne Riis Bjarne Riis …   Wikipédia en Français

  • þriis — thriis, þriis obs. forms of thrice …   Useful english dictionary

  • Riis — biographical name Jacob August 1849 1914 American (Danish born) social reformer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Riis — /rees/, n. Jacob August, 1849 1914, U.S. journalist and social reformer, born in Denmark. * * * …   Universalium

  • RIIS — • The Research Institute of Industrial Safety of the Ministry of Labour (Japan) …   Maritime acronyms and abbreviations

  • Riis — [[t]ris[/t]] n. big Jacob August, 1849–1914, U.S. journalist and social reformer, born in Denmark …   From formal English to slang

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