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Places

Robinson is the name of some places:

Robinson is a city in Crawford County, Illinois, United States. ... Robinson is a city located in Kidder County, North Dakota. ... Robinson is a city located in McLennan County, Texas. ... Robinson is a mountain near Buttermere in the English Lake District. ... The H.B. Robinson nuclear power plant is on a 5,000 acre (20 km²) site near Hartsville, South Carolina, which includes the source of cooling water for the reactor. ... A nuclear power station. ... Full name Robinson College Motto - Named after Sir David Robinson Previous names - Established 1977 Sister College St Catherines College Warden (Anthony) David Yates Location Grange Road Undergraduates 390 Graduates 96 Homepage Boatclub Robinson College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Cambridge. ...

People

Alphabetical

Robinson also is or was a surname of several persons:

Abraham Robinson Abraham Robinson (October 6, 1918 – April 11, 1974) was a mathematician who is most widely known for development of non-standard analysis, a mathematically rigorous system whereby infinitesimal and infinite numbers were incorporated into mathematics. ... Andrew Jordt Robinson (born February 14, 1942) is an American film, stage, and television actor. ... Andy Robinson (born 3 April 1964 in Taunton, Somerset) is a former English rugby union footballer who played openside flanker for Bath and England. ... Andrew Robinson. ... Angus Hargreaves Robinson (1907-1973 was the owner of a grazing property, Yanjettee, at Coolup, Western Australia, as well as being an amateur ornithologist. ... Arthur H. Robinson ( January 5, 1915 – October 19, 2004) was an American geographer and cartographer. ... Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson (born 16 December 1926 in Calder Hall, Tobago) was President of Trinidad and Tobago from 19 March 1997 to 17 March 2003. ... Bill Robinson (October 4, 1918 - April 3, 2007) was an American sailor, author and editor well known in the national and international sailing communities for his 27 nautical books, speaking engagements, and contributions to nautical publications. ... Charles M. Robinson III is an American author and illustrator. ... Charles Mulford Robinson (1869-1917) was a city planner and the first Professor for Civic Design at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. ... Charles W. Robinson (b. ... David Maurice Robinson (born August 6, 1965 in Key West, Florida) is a former NBA basketball player, who is often considered one of the greatest centers to ever play the game. ... Sir David Robinson (April 13, 1904 – January 10, 1987) was a British entrepreneur and philanthropist. ... Edward Goldenberg Robinson (born Emanuel Goldenberg, Yiddish: עמנואל גולדנברג; December 12, 1893 – January 26, 1973) was an American stage and film actor of Romanian origin. ... Edwin Arlington Robinson Edwin Arlington Robinson (December 22, 1869 – April 6, 1935) was an American poet, who won three Pulitzer Prizes for his work. ... Frank Norman Robinson (1911-1997) was an Australian sound recording technician and ornithologist who worked for many years with the CSIRO. He was born in England, studied economics and languages at Cambridge University, joined the British American Tobacco Company and was stationed in Singapore. ... The Right Honourable Frederick John Robinson, 1st Earl of Ripon PC (November 1, 1782 – January 28, 1859), Frederick John Robinson until 1827, The Viscount Goderich 1827–1833, and The Earl of Ripon 1833 onwards, was a British statesman and Prime Minister (when he was known as Lord Goderich). ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline for Biographies. ... The Rt. ... Glenn Big Dog Robinson (born January 10, 1973 in Gary, Indiana) is an American professional basketball player in the NBA, currently not on any team and inactive. ... George Frederick Samuel Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon (24 October 1827 - 9 July 1909) was a British politician who served in every Liberal cabinet from 1861 until his death forty-eight years later. ... William Heath Robinson (May 31, 1872 - September 13, 1944) was a British cartoonist and illustrator, who signed himself W. Heath Robinson. ... Baron Rosmead, also known as Governor Robinson Hercules George Robert Robinson, 1st Baron Rosmead, GCMG (Chinese Translated Name 羅士敏勳爵 or 羅便臣) (19 December, 1824 - 28 October, 1897) was a British colonial administrator who became the 5th Governor of Hong Kong. ... Henry Robinson (ca. ... J. G. Robinson was chief mechanical engineer of the Great Central Railway from 1900 to 1922. ... Jack Robinson is a make-believe or mythical person who is invoked in English language conversation to indicate a very short amount of time. ... John William Robinson, also referred to as Jack Robinson was a professional footballer who played for, among others Derby County, Southampton and England. ... For the basketball player, see Jackie Robinson (basketball). ... Jason Thorpe Robinson MBE (born 30 July 1974 in Leeds) was an English rugby union player and former rugby league player. ... Joan Violet Robinson (1903 in Surrey - 1983) was a Keynesian economist who was well known for her knowledge of monetary economics and wide-ranging contributions to economic theory. ... Several notable individuals have been named John Robinson: Bishop John Robinson, persons named John Robinson who also happened to be Bishops John Robinson (1576-1625), organized Mayflower voyage John Robinson (1615-1680), English MP John Robinson (1650-1723), English diplomat; later Bishop of Bristol from 1710 and Lord Privy Seal... Julia Hall Bowman Robinson (December 8, 1919 - July 30, 1985) was an American mathematician, born in Saint Louis, Missouri. ... For the late American actress, see Kim Stanley. ... Captain Mark Robinson (April 25, 1722 – November 23, 1799) was an officer of the Royal Navy, one of several members of the Robinson family to serve at sea. ... Cllr Mark Robinson MLA (born 12 May 1959) was the Democratic Unionist Party Northern Ireland Assembly Member for the parliamentary constituency of Belfast South. ... “DUP” redirects here. ... A Member of the Legislative Assembly, or MLA, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to the Legislature or legislative assembly of a subnational jurisdiction. ... Belfast South is a constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly. ... Mary Robinson (Irish name Máire Mhic Róibín; born 21 May 1944) was the first female President of Ireland, serving from 1990 to 1997, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, from 1997 to 2002. ... Mary Robinson (1778-1837) was known as The Maid of Buttermere, is the subject of Melvyn Braggs novel of that name, and is mentioned in William Wordsworths Prelude. ... Mary Robinson, nee Darby (1756 or 1758 - 26 December 1800) the English poet, was also known for her role as Perdita (heroine of Shakespeares A Winters Tale) in 1779. ... Neville Robinson. ... Paul Robinson is the name of: In sport: Paul Robinson (goalkeeper) (born 1979), English football goalkeeper, currently playing for England and Tottenham Hotspur Paul Robinson (defender) (born 1978), English footballer, currently playing for West Bromwich Albion Paul Robinson (forward) (born 1978), retired English footballer Paul Robinson (footballer born 1982) (born... Raphael Mitchel Robinson (November 2, 1911, National City California - January 27, 1995. ... Ray Charles was the stage name of Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), a pioneering American pianist and soul musician who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues. ... Sir Richard Atkinson Robinson DL (October 16, 1849–April 28, 1928) was a chemist and pharmacist, who later became a local politician and was the first Conservative to lead the London County Council (1907-1908). ... Robert Robinson (born 17 December 1927) is a British radio presenter and television presenter. ... Sir Robert Robinson, (13 September 1886 – 8 February 1975), won the 1947 Nobel Prize in Chemistry [1] for his research on plant dyestuffs (anthocyanins) and alkaloids. ... Simón Rodríguez (Caracas, Venezuela, October 28, 1769 – Amotape, Perú, February 28, 1854), known during his exile from Spanish America as Samuel Robinson, was a South American philosopher and educator, notably Simón Bolívars tutor and mentor. ... Sidney John Robinson (August 1, 1876 - February 3, 1959) was an early twentieth century British middle-distance athlete who specialised in the steeplechase. ... Sugar Ray Robinson, (born Walker Smith Jr. ... William Smokey Robinson, Sr. ... Spider Robinson (born November 24, 1948 in New York City) is a Canadian science fiction writer. ... Thomas Robinson, 1st Baron Grantham (c. ... Events February 27 - The Treaty of Berwick, which would expel the French from Scotland, is signed by England and the Congregation of Scotland The first tulip bulb was brought from Turkey to the Netherlands. ... // Events April 4 – King of Spain signs an edit of expulsion of all moriscos from Spain April 9 – Spain recognizes Dutch independence May 23 - Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia. ... Thomas Robinson, 1st Baron Grantham, KB, PC (c. ... Tony Robinson (born August 15, 1946) is an English actor, broadcaster and political campaigner, known for playing the part of Baldrick in the BBC TV series Blackadder and for hosting a number of shows on Channel 4, the most noteworthy being Time Team. ... William Robinson (1838 - 1935) was a practical gardener and journalist whose ideas about wild gardens spurred the movement that is still recognized as the English cottage garden, an outgrowth of the British Arts and Crafts movement. ... Sir William Robinson (1836 - 1912) was a British colonial governor. ... William Robinson (1838 - 1935) was a practical gardener and journalist whose ideas about wild gardens spurred the movement that is still recognized as the English cottage garden, an outgrowth of the British Arts and Crafts movement. ...

By Profession

Entertainers

Andrew Jordt Robinson (born February 14, 1942) is an American film, stage, and television actor. ... 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... Andrew Robinson. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... William Smokey Robinson, Sr. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ...

Mathematicians

Abraham Robinson Abraham Robinson (October 6, 1918 – April 11, 1974) was a mathematician who is most widely known for development of non-standard analysis, a mathematically rigorous system whereby infinitesimal and infinite numbers were incorporated into mathematics. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline for Biographies. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... J. Alan Robinson is a philosopher (by training), mathematician and computer scientist. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Julia Hall Bowman Robinson (December 8, 1919 - July 30, 1985) was an American mathematician, born in Saint Louis, Missouri. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... Raphael Mitchel Robinson (November 2, 1911, National City California - January 27, 1995. ... Year 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ...

Sports

Robinson is a horse ridden by the American show jumper Richard Spooner. ... For the basketball player, see Jackie Robinson (basketball). ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... NFL logo For other uses of the abbreviation NFL, see NFL (disambiguation). ... Paul Robinson may refer to: In Sport: Paul Robinson (goalkeeper), the England and Tottenham footballer Paul Robinson (defender), the West Bromwich Albion footballer Paul Robinson (Millwall defender), the Millwall footballer Paul Robinson (striker), the Torquay United footballer In Literature: Paul (Spider) Robinson, a science fiction author Paul Robinson, a comic... Nate Robinson jump over Spud Webb in the 2006 Slam Dunk Contest Nathaniel Cornelius Nate Robinson (born May 31, 1984, in Seattle, Washington) is an American professional basketball player who plays for the New York Knicks of the NBA. Robinson is one of the shortest players in the league, listed... “NBA” redirects here. ...

Royalty

The Right Honourable Frederick John Robinson, 1st Earl of Ripon PC (November 1, 1782 – January 28, 1859), Frederick John Robinson until 1827, The Viscount Goderich 1827–1833, and The Earl of Ripon 1833 onwards, was a British statesman and Prime Minister (when he was known as Lord Goderich). ... 1782 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1859 (MDCCCLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... George Frederick Samuel Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon (24 October 1827 - 9 July 1909) was a British politician who served in every Liberal cabinet from 1861 until his death forty-eight years later. ... Year 1827 (MDCCCXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Lord Hercules George Robert Robinson, 1st Baron Rosmead (December 19, 1824 - October 28, 1897) was a British colonial administrator. ... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...

Additional

In addition to that:

  • Robinson Crusoe is the main character and title of the novel by Daniel Defoe, published in 1719
  • The Swiss Family Robinson is a novel, published in 1812, about a Swiss family shipwrecked on the way to Australia. It was written by Johann David Wyss.
  • In the science fiction show Lost in Space, the Robinsons are the protagonists of the TV show.
  • Robinson list is a name used for a list that contains addresses or phone numbers of people who do not want to be contacted by marketers.
  • "Mrs. Robinson" is a song by Simon and Garfunkel from 1968. The song is featured in the film The Graduate, in which "Mrs. Robinson" is one of the main characters.
  • Robinson Helicopter is an aircraft manufacturer.
  • Robinson Terminal is a shipping terminal and printing plant on the Potomac River in Northern Virginia. It is used for deliveries of newsprint, as it is owned by the Washington Post.
  • Robinson & Co. is a department store chain in Singapore and Malaysia.
  • USS Robinson is the name of two US Navy destroyers.
  • Robinson (novel) by Muriel Spark
  • Robinson R22 helicopter

Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published in 1719 and sometimes regarded as the first novel in English. ... // Events January 23 - The Principality of Liechtenstein is created within the Holy Roman Empire April 25 - Daniel Defoe publishes Robinson Crusoe June 10 - Battle of Glen Shiel Prussia conducts Europes first systematic census Miners in Falun, Sweden find an apparently petrified body of Fet-Mats Israelsson in an unused... The Swiss Family Robinson (Der Schweizerische Robinson) is a novel, first published in 1812, about a Swiss family who is shipwrecked in the East Indies en route to Port Jackson, Australia. ... Lost in Space is a science fiction themed TV series produced by television producer Irwin Allen for the American television network CBS. The show ran for three seasons, with eighty-three first-run original episodes airing between September 15, 1965 and March 6, 1968, replacing the short-lived World War... A Robinson List or MPS list is a list of people who do not wish to receive marketing transmissions. ... Mrs. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1968 Gregorian calendar. ... Robinson R44 Helicopter The Robinson Helicopter Company of Torrance, California manufactures more civil helicopters than any other company in the world. ... Robinson Terminal is a printing plant of The Washington Post in Springfield, Virginia (USA). ... This article contains a trivia section. ... ... Robinsons at Centrepoint, Orchard Road during Christmas 2004. ... Two ships in the United States Navy have been named USS Robinson, in honor of Isaiah Robinson. ... 1989 Robinson R22 Beta The Robinson R22 is a small light 2 man helicopter produced by the Robinson Helicopter Company. ... A helicopter is an aircraft which is lifted and propelled by one or more horizontal rotors consisting of two or more rotor blades. ...

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JOAN ROBINSON (1380 words)
Robinson's early contributions tended to be fundamental extensions of Neoclassical theory: her 1941 paper on the theory of cost actually served, paradoxically, to assist Neoclassical general equilibrium theory dodge Piero Sraffa's (1926) critique (which is why it elicited so much praise from Viner).
Robinson was quick to move on beyond her theory of imperfect competition - in spite of the fact that its success in modern textbooks.
Robinson was also intensely interested in problems in underdeveloped and developing countries - a natural outgrowth of her work on growth - and made substantial contributions in that direction as well.
Sugar Ray Robinson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1423 words)
Robinson was born in Ailey, Georgia and grew up in Detroit and in Harlem.
A holder of many boxing records, Robinson was the first boxer in history to win a divisional world championship five times, a feat he accomplished by defeating Carmen Basilio in 1958 to regain the world middleweight title he had lost to Basilio the previous year.
Robinson built a large points lead, but the temperature inside the ring was 140 degrees, and that was taking a toll on Robinson, who was expending more energy than Maxim by moving around the ring and throwing more punches.
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