Davis, John

► (1550?-1605) Navegante inglés. Descubrió las islas Malvinas (1592).

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  • DAVIS (JOHN) — DAVIS JOHN (1550 env. 1605) Navigateur anglais. Après Frobisher et avant Hudson, John Davis s’efforce de découvrir le passage Nord Ouest qui permettrait d’atteindre l’océan Pacifique et la Chine par une route septentrionale située en dehors des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Davis,John — Davis, John. See Davys, John. * * * …   Universalium

  • Davis, John W. — ▪ American politician in full  John William Davis   born April 13, 1873, Clarksburg, W.Va., U.S. died March 24, 1955, Charleston, S.C.  conservative Democratic politician who was his party s unsuccessful candidate for the presidency of the United …   Universalium

  • Davis, John — ▪ English navigator Davis also spelled  Davys  born c. 1550, Sandridge, near Dartmouth, Devon, Eng. died Dec. 29/30, 1605, off Bintan Island, near Singapore       English navigator who attempted to find the Northwest Passage through the Canadian… …   Universalium

  • Davis, John E. —    Studied at the Arts Guild in Siena, Italy. Founder of the Synechia Arts Center in Florida, NY    Reproductions: Man s basket; Levine, 1976: n.p. [B] …   Dictionary of erotic artists: painters, sculptors, printmakers, graphic designers and illustrators

  • DAVIS, JOHN —    an English navigator, born near Dartmouth; took early to the sea; conducted (1585 1587) three expeditions to the Arctic Seas in quest of a NW. passage to India and China, as far N. as 73°; discovered the strait which bears his name; sailed as… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Davis, John William — (1873 1955)    Born in Clarksburg, West Virginia, John Davis qualified in law in 1895 and went into practice with his father. Although a conservative on issues like women’s suffrage, he supported Woodrow Wilson and was appointed solicitor general …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • John Davis — may refer to: Contents 1 People 1.1 American politicians 1.2 Other politicians …   Wikipedia

  • John Davis — ist der Name folgender Personen: John Davis (Entdecker) (1550–1605), britischer Seefahrer und Entdecker John Davis, bekannt als Jehu Davis (1740–1802), US amerikanischer Politiker John Davis (Robbenjäger) (* 1784), US amerikanischer Robbenjäger;… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Davis political family — Davis Ethnicity Irish American British American …   Wikipedia

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