Parry, Sir William Edward

Parry, Sir William Edward
 (1790–1855) British admiral and explorer.

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  • Parry,Sir William Edward — Parry, Sir William Edward. 1790 1855. British navigator who commanded three expeditions in search of the Northwest Passage (1819 1820, 1821 1823, and 1824 1825). * * * …   Universalium

  • Parry, sir William Edward — ► (1790 1855) Navegante y explorador británico. Alcanzó en 1827 los 82º 45´ de lat. N, la más alta alcanzada hasta entonces …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • PARRY, SIR WILLIAM EDWARD —    celebrated Arctic explorer, born at Bath; visited the Arctic Seas under Ross in 1818, conducted a second expedition himself in 1819 20, a third in 1821 23, a fourth in 1824 26 with unequal success, and a fifth in 1827 in quest of the North… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • William Edward Parry — Sir William Edward Parry (19 décembre 1790 – 8 ou 9 juillet 1855) est un amiral de la Royal Navy, explorateur de l Arctique et hydrographe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William Edward Parry — Para el comandante en jefe de la Armada India, véase Edward Parry. William Parry Contraalmirante Sir William Edward Parry …   Wikipedia Español

  • William Edward Parry — For the later admiral (1893 1972), see Edward Parry; for the New Zealand politician see William Parry (New Zealand) explorer; an evangelical [Christian] and an ardent advocate of moral reform in the navy. [Miller, p. 76] Parry was born in Bath,… …   Wikipedia

  • William Edward Parry — Wohnhaus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Parry, Sir Hubert, Baronet — ▪ British composer born Feb. 27, 1848, Bournemouth, Hampshire, Eng. died Oct. 7, 1918, Rustington, Sussex  composer, writer, and teacher, influential in the revival of English music at the end of the 19th century.       While at Eton, where he… …   Universalium

  • Parry — Parry, Sir William Edward, brit. Seemann, geb. 19. Dez. 1790 zu Bath, drang als Leutnant 1811 bis zu 76° n. B. vor, nahm 1818 an der Nordpolfahrt des Kapitäns John Roß teil, leitete 1819 27 vier wichtige Nordpolreisen, auf denen er den… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Parry — (Parry), Sir William Edward, geb. 1790 zu Bath, gest. 1855 als Admiral und Vicegouverneur des Marinehospitals zu Greenwich, berühmt durch 4 Reisen in die amerikan. Polargegenden, Entdecker der Barrowstraße. (»Vier Reisen gegen den Nordpol« Lond.… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon