Tubman [tub′mən]
1. Harriet 1820?-1913; U.S. abolitionist
2. William V(acanarat) S(hadrach) 1895-1971; president of Liberia (1944-71)

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  • TUBMAN (W. V. S.) — TUBMAN WILLIAM VACANARAT SCHADRACH (1895 1971) Fils d’un colon émigré de Georgie en 1834, William Tubman fait des études de droit et devient avocat en 1917. Collecteur d’impôts, puis professeur pendant une brève période, il sert ensuite dans la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tubman — may refer to: *Harriet Tubman African American freedom fighter *William Tubman President of Liberia *Winston Tubman Liberian politicianin law *Tubman, a senior barrister of the historic Exchequer of pleas of England and Wales …   Wikipedia

  • Tubman — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Harriet Tubman (1820–1913), US amerikanische Abolitionistin, Großmutter William S. Tubmans William S. Tubman (1895–1971), liberianischer Präsident Winston Tubman (* 1941), liberianischer Politiker …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tubman —   [ tʌbmən], William Vacanarat Shadrach, liberianischer Politiker, * Harper 29. 11. 1895, ✝ London 23. 7. 1971; aus »amerikoliberianischer« Familie stammend; Jurist, ab 1923 politisch aktiv in der Einheitspartei »True Whig Party«, 1937… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Tubman — Tub man, n.; pl. {Tubmen}. (Eng. Law) One of the two most experienced barristers in the Court of Exchequer. Cf. {Postman}, 2. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tubman — Tubman, William Vacanarath Shadrach …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Tubman — (William Vacanarat Shadrat) (1895 1971) homme d état libérien. Président du Liberia de 1941 à sa mort, il sut unir l ensemble des peuples libériens …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tubman — n. family name; Harriet Tubman (1821 1913), Black female antislavery activist who helped slaves escape to the north via the Underground Railroad and acted as a spy for the northern army during the Civil War …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Tubman — noun United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820 1913) • Syn: ↑Harriet Tubman • Instance Hypernyms: ↑abolitionist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tubman — I. biographical name Harriet circa 1820 1913 American abolitionist II. biographical name William V(acanarat) S(hadrach) 1895 1971 Liberian lawyer; president of Liberia (1944 71) …   New Collegiate Dictionary