Famous People with Name Leslie

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Famous People with Name Leslie

Leslie as First Name

Leslie James "Les" Scott     Leslie James "Les" Scott       Origin/Culture/Country: Australian

Leslie James "Les" Scott: was a Labor member of the Australian House of Representatives for the Queensland Division of Oxley from 8 October 1988 to 2 March 1996. He originally won his seat in a 1988 by-election after sitting member and former ALP leader Bill Hayden was promoted fr

Leslie George Norman     Leslie George Norman       Origin/Culture/Country: Australian

Leslie George Norman: was an Australian politician. Norman represented Glen Iris in the Victorian Legislative Assembly for four years, and led the Liberal Country Party from 1951–1952. Norman was a staunch Methodist and an equally staunch conservative. He held strong small-gov

Leslie Charles Leach     Leslie Charles Leach       Origin/Culture/Country: Rhodesian

Leslie Charles Leach: was a Rhodesian taxonomic botanist. Between 1972-81 Leach worked as Honorary Botanist of the staff of Rhodesia's National Herbarium and described himself as 'probably Rhodesia's only unpaid civil servant'. He coerced the Aloe, Cactus and Succulent Society of Rhodesia into producing a taxonomic series supplementary to Excelsa. Consequently four volumes, including monographs of the Stapeliae, Orbea, Stapelia, Huernia and Tridentea, were authored by Leach and published between 1878-88. From 1990 he worked as Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Botany at the University of the North near Pietersburg, where, before his death, he worked on the succulent Euphorbieae for Flora Zambeziaca.

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Leslie as Last Name

John Alexander Leslie     John Alexander Leslie       Origin/Culture/Country: British

John Alexander Leslie: is an English former professional association football player. He is best known for his time playing for Wimbledon, where he spent eight years. By the time he left the club he was the last remaining member of the team which joined the Football League in 1977. He later played for Gillingham and Millwall.

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.

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