Curzon


Curzon

Curzon may refer to:

As a British family name, it particularly refers to the Curzon family, and is an Anglo-Norman territorial name. The Curzon family was involved in the Norman Conquest, and is named after the French town of Notre-Dame-de-Courson in Normandy from which they hail; their seat is at Kedleston Hall. The people listed below do not necessarily belong to this family.

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  • Curzon Ashton F.C., a non-league football club from Greater Manchester, England
  • Curzon Community Cinema, Clevedon, cinema in Clevedon, England, which claims to be the oldest continually-running purpose-built cinema in the world
  • Curzon Cinemas, a small cinema chain based in London, England.
  • Curzon Dax, a character from the television show Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
  • Curzon Line, a boundary line proposed in 1919 by Lord Curzon of Kedleston as an armistice line between Poland and Bolshevik Russia
  • Curzon, Vendée, a commune of the Vendée département of France
  • Curzon Street Station, Birmingham, UK, a former mainline railway station and the world's oldest railway architecture.
  • Curzon, a cologne/parfum manufactured by Geo.F. Trumper



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  • Curzon — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alexandra Naldera Curzon (1904–1995), britische Adelige Clifford Curzon (1907–1982), britischer Pianist Cynthia Blanche Curzon (1898–1933), britische Adelige und Politikerin Drury Curzon Drury Lowe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CURZON (C.) — Clifford CURZON 1907 1982 Estimé de tous ses pairs, sir Clifford Curzon n’a jamais connu la notoriété correspondant à son talent. Ceux qui l’ont approché le considéraient toutefois comme le plus grand pianiste mozartien de son époque, et tous ses …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Curzon —   [kəːzn],    1) Sir (seit 1977) Clifford, britischer Pianist, * London 18. 5. 1907, ✝ ebenda 1. 9. 1982; studierte u. a. bei A. Schnabel, Wanda Landowska und Nadia Boulanger und debütierte 1923 bei einem Promenade Concert in London. Er war… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • CURZON (G. N.) — CURZON GEORGE NATHANIEL, marquis de Kedleston (1859 1925) Fils d’un pasteur du Derbyshire, brillant élève à Eton et étudiant à Oxford, très tôt attiré par l’Orient, Curzon entame en 1884 une belle carrière politique dans les rangs du Parti… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Curzon — [kʉr′zən] George Nathaniel 1st Marquis Curzon of Kedleston 1859 1925; Eng. statesman: viceroy of India (1899 1905) …   English World dictionary

  • Curzon — (spr. körs n), George Nathaniel, Lord, engl. Staatsmann, geb. 1859 als ältester Sohn des Lords Scarsdale, wurde 1886 für einen Bezirk von Lancashire ins Parlament gewählt, wo er sich der konservativen Partei anschloß und sich besonders mit Fragen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Curzon — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Curzon (homonymie). 46° 26′ 54″ N 1° 18′ 29″ W …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Curzon — /kerr zeuhn/, n. 1. Sir Clifford, 1907 82, British pianist. 2. George Nathaniel, 1st Marquis Curzon of Kedleston /ked l steuhn/, 1859 1925, British statesman: viceroy of India 1899 1905. * * * (as used in expressions) Curzon Line Curzon of… …   Universalium

  • Curzon — (as used in expressions) Curzon (de Kedleston), George Nathaniel Curzon, marqués Lord Curzon Curzon, línea …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Curzon — This ancient and aristocratic surname, recorded as Curzon and the variant Corzon, has two possible interpretations, although the origin in both cases is Norman French. Introduced into England after the Conquest of 1066, the first of the name were …   Surnames reference


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