Penn


Penn

Penn may refer to:

Places

England

*Penn, Buckinghamshire
*Penn, West Midlands

United States

*Penn, North Dakota
*Pennsylvania
**Penn, Pennsylvania
*Penn Lake Park, Pennsylvania
*Penn Township, several municipalities

Education

* University of Pennsylvania, "Penn", a private research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
* Pennsylvania State University, "Penn State", state-related university in State College, Pennsylvania, USA

People

*Alexander Penn Wooldridge, American mayor of Austin, Texas from 1909 to 1919
*Alexander Penn Israeli poet
*Arthur Penn, American film director and producer
*Arthur Penn, also known as Arthur Serevetas, Australian actor
*Audrey Penn, American children's author
*BJ Penn, a mixed martial arts fighter
*Chris Penn, American actor (brother of Sean Penn)
*Hannah Callowhill Penn, wife of the William Penn
*Irving Penn, an American photographer
*John Penn ("the American") (1700–1746), son of William Penn
*John Penn (architect) (1921–2007), a British architect
*John Penn (delegate) (1741–1788), Continental Congressman from North Carolina and signer of the United States Declaration of Independence
*John Penn (engineer) (1805–1875), British marine engine engineer, invented lignum vitae bearing for propellor shafts, twice president of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
*John Penn (governor) (1729–1795), a lieutenant governor and later proprietor of colonial Pennsylvania
*John Penn (writer) (1760–1834), son of Thomas Penn
* John Penn (UK politician) (1848–1903), MP for Lewisham 1891–1903
* Kal Penn, American actor
* Leo Penn, American actor
* Mark Penn, American public relations CEO and campaign strategist
* Michael Penn, American singer and songwriter
* Michael Penn (baseball), pitcher, Kansas City Royals
* Penn Jillette, member of the comedy and magic duo Penn & Teller
* Robert Penn, African-American sailor, recipient of the Medal of Honor during the Spanish-American War
* Sean Penn, American actor
* Penn Badgley, American actor best known for his role as Dan Humphrey on the TV series Gossip Girl
* Springett Penn (I), the second son of William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania
* Springett Penn (II), son of William Penn, Jr. and a grandson and heir of William Penn
* William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania
* William Penn (admiral), English admiral
* William Penn, Jr., son of William Penn
* Robin Wright Penn, American actress

Other

* Penn Club of New York City, located in New York City
* Penn (automobile), manufactured in Pittsburgh from 1910 until 1913
* Penn (Buffyverse), a one-time vampire villain featured in the "Angel" episode Somnambulist
* Penn ball manufacturer, a subsidiary of the Head company


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  • Penn — ist der Name folgender Orte: Penn (Buckinghamshire), England Penn (West Midlands), England Penn ist auch der Familienname folgender Personen: Alexander G. Penn (1799–1866), US amerikanischer Politiker Arthur Penn (1922–2010), US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • PENN (I.) — PENN IRVING (1917 ) Photographe américain, Irving Penn est né dans le New Jersey en 1917. Formé à l’école d’Alexis Brodowitch, il commença par étudier le dessin et la peinture et fut directeur artistique d’un grand magasin new yorkais en 1940,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • PENN (A.) — PENN ARTHUR (1922 ) Cinéaste et metteur en scène de théâtre, valeur montante du cinéma hollywoodien des années 1960 au même titre que Sam Peckinpah ou Blake Edwards, Arthur Penn est devenu par la suite le champion d’un cinéma commercial à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Penn — Penn, Arthur * * * (as used in expressions) Penn, Irving Penn, William Rogers, Will(iam Penn Adair) Warren, Robert Penn …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • PENN (W.) — PENN WILLIAM (1644 1718) Né à Londres, William Penn se convertit en 1667 et devient, au grand scandale de sa famille, l’un des plus ardents militants de la foi quaker. Arrêté et emprisonné à plusieurs reprises, il doit d’abord à son père,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Penn — Penn, PA U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 460 Housing Units (2000): 187 Land area (2000): 0.154637 sq. miles (0.400507 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.154637 sq. miles (0.400507… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Penn, PA — U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 460 Housing Units (2000): 187 Land area (2000): 0.154637 sq. miles (0.400507 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.154637 sq. miles (0.400507 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Penn — (Arthur) (né en 1922) cinéaste américain: le Gaucher (1958), Bonnie and Clyde (1966), Little Big Man (1970), Georgia (1981). Penn (William) (1644 1718) quaker anglais qui fuit les persécutions et obtint du roi d Angleterre, Charles II, en 1681,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • penn — penn·syl·va·nia; penn·syl·va·nian; …   English syllables

  • Penn. — Penn., wie Pa., officielle Abkürzung des nordamerikanischen Staates Pennsylvanien …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon


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