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Leslie as First Name

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Leslie as Last Name

Charles Robert Leslie     Charles Robert Leslie       Origin/Culture/Country: English

Charles Robert Leslie: English genre painter, was born in London on 19 October 1794. His parents were American, and when he was five years of age he returned with them to their native country. They settled in Philadelphia, where their son was educated and afterwards apprenticed to a bookseller. He was, however, mainly interested in painting and the drama, and when George Frederick Cooke visited the city he executed a portrait of the actor from recollection of him on the stage, which was considered a work of such promise that a fund was raised to enable the young artist to study in Europe.

Sir John Leslie     Sir John Leslie       Origin/Culture/Country: Scottish

Sir John Leslie: was a Scottish mathematician and physicist best remembered for his research into heat.Leslie gave the first modern account of capillary action in 1802 and froze water using an air-pump in 1810, the first artificial production of ice.In 1804, he experimented with radiant heat using a cubical vessel filled with boiling water. One side of the cube is composed of highly polished metal, two of dull metal (copper) and one side painted black. He showed that radiation was greatest from the black side and negligible from the polished side. The apparatus is known as Leslie's cube.

Cameron Leslie     Cameron Leslie       Origin/Culture/Country: Newzealand

Cameron Leslie: is a New Zealand paralympics swimmer, most notable for his performance at the 2008 Summer Paralympics, winning a gold medal in the men's 150 m individual medley, in which his time of 2:33.57 broke the previous world record by over a second.

Alexander James "Alec" Leslie     Alexander James "Alec" Leslie       Origin/Culture/Country: Scottish

Alexander James "Alec" Leslie: was a Scottish professional footballer who played as a left-half. Born in Greenock, Leslie was an influential defensive midfielder who played 143 games for Birmingham, including 132 top flight League games and an appearance at Wembley in the 1931 FA Cup Final.

Thomas Scott 'Tom' Leslie     Thomas Scott        Origin/Culture/Country: Scottish

Thomas Scott 'Tom' Leslie: was a Scottish footballer who played for Vale of Clyde, Tottenham Hotspur, Leyton, New Brompton and Caerphilly. Leslie began his playing career at Vale of Clyde before joining Tottenham Hotspur in 1908. The defender played a total of 12 matches for the Spurs between 1908â11.

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