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Encyclopedia > Rupert
Gender: Male
Region Western Europe
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Rupert is derived from the Latin Rupertus, which is a loan from the Old German Hroberahtus; thus it is a variation of modern English Robert, and can refer to: A current understanding of Western Europe. ... Low German (also called Niederdeutsch, Plattdeutsch or Plattdüütsch) is a name for the regional language varieties of the West Germanic languages spoken mainly in Northern Germany where it is officially called Niederdeutsch (Low German), and in Eastern Netherlands where it is officially called Nedersaksisch (Low Saxon). Low refers to... Look up robert in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


  • Saint Rupert of Salzburg
  • Saint Rupert of Bingen
  • Prince Rupert of the Rhine (1619–1682), nephew of Charles I of England and Royalist army cavalry commander during the English Civil War
  • Rupert Murdoch, an American media proprietor
  • Rupert Jee, an American entrepreneur and television celebrity on Late Night with David Letterman
  • The Rupert family, a billionaire family from Stellenbosch, South Africa or members of that family:
  • Rupert Grint, an actor famous for his portrayal of Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter film series
  • Rupert Penry-Jones, an English actor
  • Rupert Everett, an English actor
  • Rupert Boneham, Survivor (TV series) cast-away
  • Rupert Salt, the name given to the father of Veruca Salt in the 2005 film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Rupert Giles, main character of the TV show Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Rupert (slang), current British Military slang for an over-educated but worthless officer, a stereotypical 'Upper-Class twit', whose time is spent at 'gentlemanly pursuits' rather than Soldiery. Possibly because of the codename of the Paradummy, A slightly more useful comrade
  • Rupert of Hentzau, the villainous henchman of the king's usurper, Black Michael, in Anthony Hope's novel, The Prisoner of Zenda
  • Rupert Graves, an award winning British Actor
  • Rupert Holmes, American and British composer, songwriter and author
  • Rupert Bryant, amateur fighter [1]
  • Baron Armitstead, famously renounced the name Rupert upon his succession to the Armitstead baronage. Now commonly referred to as the 'Baron' or 'Baron Manbaton'.

Rupert of Salzburg (? - 710) is a saint in the Roman Catholic Church and a founder of the Austrian city of Salzburg. ... Saint Rupert of Bingen (German : Rupert von Bingen) (712-732) was the son of Bertha of Bingen, a Christian noblewoman. ... Anthonis Van Dyck Prince Rupert, Count Palatine of the Rhine Rupert, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Duke of Bavaria (German: Ruprecht Pfalzgraf bei Rhein, Herzog von Bayern), commonly called Prince Rupert of the Rhine, (17 December 1619 – 19 November 1682), soldier, inventor and amateur artist in mezzotint, was a younger... Keith Rupert Murdoch AC, KCSG (born 11 March 1931) is an Australian born United States citizen who is a global media executive and is the controlling shareholder, chairman and managing director of News Corporation, based in New York. ... Rupert Jee at his Hello Deli Exterior of the Hello Deli Rupert Jee (born July 16, 1956) is an American entrepreneur and television celebrity who has gained fame through frequent appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman. ... The Rupert family is a well-known billionaire family from Stellenbosch, South Africa. ... Dr. Anthony Edward Rupert (4 October 1916 – 18 January 2006) was an Afrikaner-South African billionaire entrepreneur, businessman and conservationist. ... Johann Peter Rupert (1 June 1950 - ) is the eldest son of the late Afrikaans South African business tycoon Anton Rupert and Huberte Rupert and is the chairman of the Swiss-based luxury-goods company Richemont as well as of the South Africa-based companies VenFin and Remgro. ... Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint[1] (born August 24, 1988) is an English actor best known for playing Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter films. ... Photographed on location for the 2007 TV movie Persuasion with Sally Hawkins Rupert Penry-Jones (born 22 September 1970 in London), sometimes credited as Rupert Penry Jones, is an English actor. ... Rupert James Hector Everett (born May 29, 1959) is an English actor and a former singer. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Mr. ... Rupert Giles is a fictional character created by Joss Whedon for the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ... The Prisoner of Zenda is an adventure novel by Anthony Hope, first published in 1894. ... Rupert of Hentzau is a sequel by Anthony Hope to The Prisoner of Zenda, written in 1895 but not published until 1898. ... Rupert Graves (born 30 June 1963) is an English actor. ... Rupert Holmes (born February 24, 1947 in Northwich, Cheshire, England) is a composer and writer who grew up in the northern New York City suburb of Nanuet, New York, and attended nearby Nyack High School. ... Baron Armitstead, of Castlehill in the City of Dundee, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. ...


Rupert is a city located in Minidoka County, Idaho. ... Orthographic projection centred over Prince Rupert BC Coast, showing Prince Rupert and Vancouver Prince Rupert is a city in the province of British Columbia, Canada. ... Ruperts Land Ruperts Land was a territory in British North America, consisting of the Hudson Bay drainage basin, most of it now part of modern Canada. ... The Rupert River is one of the largest rivers in Quebec. ... A train at Rupert station Rupert Station is located on an elevated portion of the Millennium Line. ...


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Prince Rupert - definition of Prince Rupert in Encyclopedia (747 words)
Prince Rupert of the Rhine (1619-1682), soldier and inventor, was a younger son of Frederick V, Elector Palatine and Elizabeth Stuart, and the nephew of King Charles I of England.
Rupert was born in Prague in 1619 at the time of the Thirty Years War.
Rupert was appointed General of the Horse, and his reputation prospered after routing a Parliamentarian force at Powick Bridge; however he overextended himself at the Battle of Edgehill in 1643 and left the Royalist forces unsupported by cavalry at a critical time which cost them the victory and led almost to defeat.
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