Beaverbrook


Beaverbrook
Bea|ver|brook, Lord
(1879-1964) a powerful and successful British businessman and politician, who was born in Canada. He owned The Daily Express and other newspapers, and also had several important positions in the British government.

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  • Beaverbrook —   [ biːvəbrʊk], William Maxwell Aitken [ eɪtkɪn], Baron Beaverbrook (seit 1917), britischer Politiker (Konservative Partei) und Verleger, * Maple (Provinz Ontario, Kanada) 25. 5. 1879, ✝ Mickleham (County Surrey) 9. 6. 1964; als Börsenmakler früh …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Beaverbrook — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Beaverbrook (Connecticut) Beaverbrook (North Carolina) Person: Max Aitken, 1. Baron Beaverbrook (1879–1964), kanadisch britischer Verleger und konservativer Politiker Diese …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Beaverbrook — [bē′vər brook΄] 1st Baron ( William Maxwell Aitkin) 1879 1964; Brit. newspaper publisher & statesman, born in Canada …   English World dictionary

  • Beaverbrook — noun British newspaper publisher and politician (born in Canada); confidant of Winston Churchill (1879 1964) • Syn: ↑1st Baron Beaverbrook, ↑William Maxwell Aitken • Instance Hypernyms: ↑publisher, ↑newspaper publisher, ↑politician, ↑politico …   Useful english dictionary

  • Beaverbrook — biographical name 1st Baron 1879 1964 William Maxwell Aitken British (Canadian born) newspaper publisher …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Beaverbrook — /bee veuhr brook /, n. William Maxwell Aitken, Lord (1st Baron), 1879 1964, English publisher, born in Canada. * * * …   Universalium

  • Beaverbrook — Bea•ver•brook [[t]ˈbi vərˌbrʊk[/t]] n. big William Maxwell Aitken, Lord (1st Baron), 1879–1964, English publisher, born in Canada …   From formal English to slang

  • Beaverbrook — /ˈbivəbrʊk/ (say beevuhbrook) noun (William) Max(well) Aitken, 1st Baron, 1879–1964, Canadian born British newspaper proprietor and Conservative politician …   Australian English dictionary

  • Beaverbrook, New Brunswick — Beaverbrook (officially Beaver Brook Station) is a community (unincorporated area) in the Canadian province of New Brunswick. Beaverbrook lies approximately 15 km north of Miramichi. [Geographical Names of Canada http://geonames.nrcan.gc.ca/index …   Wikipedia

  • Beaverbrook, Ottawa — Beaverbrook is a neighbourhood in the former city of Kanata which became a part of Ottawa, Ontario when it was amalgamated in 2001.The area was mostly residential until the 1960s when developer and planner Bill Teron set about creating a planned… …   Wikipedia


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