Glenn


Glenn
n. male first name; family name; John Glenn (born 1921), American astronaut and former U.S. Senator from Ohio, first American to orbit the Earth (in 1962), oldest man to travel in space (in 1998)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Glenn — ist im englischen Sprachraum ein überwiegend männlicher Vorname[1] sowie ein Familienname. Der Vorname tritt auch in der Variante Glen auf.[2][3] Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung 2 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Glenn — may refer to:Name or surnamesee Glenn (name) * Glenn, the American artist and performer, also known as Bongo The Clown or The Great BongoPlaces in the United States* Glenn, California * Glenn County, California * Glenn, Georgia, a settlement in… …   Wikipedia

  • Glenn — hace referencia a: Glenn Close, actriz estadounidense; Glenn Ford, actor estadounidense; Glenn Miller, director de orquesta estadounidense; John Glenn, astronauta estadounidense; Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Glenn —   [glen], John Herschel, amerikanischer Astronaut, * Cambridge (Ohio) 18. 7. 1921; umkreiste am 20. 2. 1962 als erster Amerikaner die Erde; in knapp fünf Stunden umrundete er in einer Mercury Raumkapsel (Mercury Programm) dreimal die Erde in… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Glenn — Glenn, Städtischer Bezirk mit Postamt (Post township) in der Grafschaft Montgomery des Staates New York (Nordamerika), am Mohawk River; 3200 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Glenn — (John) (né en 1921) astronaute américain. Il fut le premier Américain à effectuer un vol spatial (fév. 1962, à bord d une capsule Mercury) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Glenn — Glenn, John (1921 ) the first US ↑astronaut to make a journey in space in 1962. In 1974 he became a member of the US Senate for the ↑Democratic Party, representing the state of Ohio. In 1998, he again went into space, becoming the oldest man to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Glenn — Glenn1 or Glen [glen] n. [Celt: see GLEN] a masculine name Glenn2 [glen] John (Herschel, Jr.) 1921 ; U.S. astronaut & senator: 1st American to orbit the earth (1962) …   English World dictionary

  • Glenn — /glen/, n. 1. John (Herschel), born 1921, U.S. astronaut and politician: first U.S. orbital space flight 1962; U.S. senator since 1975. 2. a male or female given name. * * * (as used in expressions) Close Glenn Curtiss Glenn Hammond Glenn John… …   Universalium

  • Glenn — (as used in expressions) Close, Glenn Curtiss, Glenn (Hammond) Glenn, John H(erschel), Jr. Gould, Glenn (Herbert) Jones, George (Glenn) Miller, (Alton) Glenn Seaborg, Glenn (Theodore) Glenn Scobey Warner …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Glenn — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Patronyme Glenn est un patronyme anglo saxon John Glenn (°1921), astronaute américain Richard Glenn (°1946), ésotériste et ufologue québécois Scott Glenn… …   Wikipédia en Français


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