Parkes, Sir Henry

Parkes, Sir Henry
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  • Parkes, Sir Henry — ▪ Australian politician born May 27, 1815, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, Eng. died April 27, 1896, Sydney       a dominant political figure in Australia during the second half of the 19th century, often called the father of Australian federation. He… …   Universalium

  • PARKES, Sir Henry (1815-1896) — statesman was born at Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, England, on 27 May 1815. His father, Thomas Parkes, was a small tenant farmer. Of his mother little is known, but when she died in 1842 Parkes could say of her that he felt as if a portion of this… …   Dictionary of Australian Biography

  • Henry Parkes — Sir Henry Parkes, GCMG (27 May 1815 – 27 April 1896) was an Australian statesman, the Father of Federation. As the earliest advocate of a Federal Council of the then colonies of Australia, a precursor to the Federation of Australia, he is… …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Parkes — Sir Henry Parkes Sir Henry Parkes KCMG (* 27. Mai 1815 in Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, England; † 27. April 1896 in Sydney, Australien) war ein aus England stammender australischer Dichter und Politiker, der ni …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Parkes — Parkes, Sir Henry, austral. Staatsmann, geb. 1815 als Sohn eines englischen Pächters in Stoneleigh (Warwickshire), gest. 27. April 1896 in Sydney, lernte in Birmingham das Eisengeschäft, wanderte 1839 nach Australien aus, gründete in Sydney die… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Henry Parkes — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Parkes. Sir Henry Parkes Sir Henry Parkes (27 mai 1815 – 27 avril 1896) est un homme politique …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Parkes — may refer to:* Sir Henry Parkes, Australian politician and Father of Federation There are also several things named after him:* Parkes, New South Wales, a regional town * Parkes Observatory, a radio telescope near Parkes, New South Wales * Parkes …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Ayers — Sir Henry Ayers, GMCG, (1 May 1821 – 11 June 1897) was a Premier of South Australia who is best remembered for having Uluru/Ayers Rock named for him. Overview Ayers was born at Portsea, Hampshire, England son of William Ayers, of the Portsmouth… …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Parker — Sir Henry Watson Parker (1er juin 1808 – 2 février 1881) fut le troisième Premier Ministre de Nouvelle Galles du Sud. S il sut jouer un rôle dans les premiers temps de la colonie, il ne sut pas s adapter au fonctionnement démocratique qui se …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Henry Kendall (poet) — Henry Clarence Kendall (April 18, 1839 August 1, 1882 interred in Waverley Cemetery) was an important nineteenth century Australian poet. Kendall was born near Ulladulla, New South Wales. He was registered as Thomas Henry Kendall, but never… …   Wikipedia