Livingstone


Livingstone

:"Not to be confused with Livingston or Levingston"

Livingstone may refer to:

People

*Dr David Livingstone 1813-1873, Scottish missionary explorer of Africa, best known bearer of the name and namesake of numerous places.
*Adelaide Livingstone (Dame Adelaide Stickney Lord Livingstone) d. 1970, responsible for organising the 1934-5 Peace Ballot in the UK
*Alexander Livingstone (Scottish politician)
*Bruce Livingstone b.1971, Canadian entrepreneur.
*Colin H. Livingstone, first president of the Boy Scouts of America
*David N. Livingstone b. 1953, Professor of Geography and Intellectual History at Queen's University Belfast
*Doug Livingstone 1898-1981, Scottish football player
*Douglas Livingstone (1932 - 1996), South African poet.
*Eddie Livingstone 1884-1945, Canadian owner and manager of the Toronto Shamrocks and the Toronto Blue Shirts
*Ian Livingstone b. 1949, English fantasy author
*Ken Livingstone, former Mayor of London
*Marilyn Livingstone b. 1952, Scottish Labour politician
*Mary Livingstone (Sadye Marks) (1905-1983), American radio comedienne and the wife and radio partner of Jack Benny
*Nicole Livingstone (nee Stevenson), Australian swimmer
*Peadar Livingstone, Irish priest, linguist and local historian
*Scott Livingstone b. 1965, former professional baseball player
*Sergio Livingstone b. 1920, former Chilean goalkeeper, nicknamed 'El Sapo'
*Susan Livingstone, American administrator and civil servant
*Terasa Livingstone b. 1975, Australian theatre, film and television actress

Places named for David Livingstone

*Livingstone Falls, waterfalls named after David Livingstone on the Congo River
*Livingstone, Zambia, city next to Victoria Falls
*Livingstonia, Malawi
*Livingstone College, North Carolina
*Livingstone Mountains, Malawi
*David Livingstone Centre, a museum in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, Scotland

Other uses

*Churchill Livingstone, a medical publishing company
*Livingstone, a contemporary piano-making company in southern England
*Shire of Livingstone, a former Local Government Area in Queensland, Australia

See also

*Clan MacLea, many of whose members, including David Livingstone, now bear the name Livingstone
*Livingston, West Lothian, the presumed origin of the name
*Living stone, the common name for succulent plants of the genus "Lithops"


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