Irene


Irene

Irene may refer to:

* Eirene, one of the Horae

;given name
* Eirene (artist), ancient Greek artist
* Tzitzak (died 750), wife of Emperor Constantine V, who was baptized as Irene
* Byzantine Empress Irene (c. 752–803), wife of Emperor Leo IV and empress regnant, 797–802
* One of several people called Saint Irene, including:
** Irene of Rome (died c. 288)
** Irene of Tomar (died c. 653)
* Irene Castle (1893–1969), half of the early 20th-century ballroom dancing team of Vernon and Irene Castle
* Irene Dunne (1898-1990), Academy-award nominated actress
* Irene Lentz (1900–1962), American clothing designer in Los Angeles; costume designer for films in the 1930s
* Irene Ryan (1902–1973), American actress; Granny on "The Beverly Hillbillies" television show in the 1960s
* Irene Papas (born 1926 or 1929), Greek actress
* Princess Irene of the Netherlands (born 1939), sister of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands
* Irene Piotrowski (born 1941), Lithuanian-Canadian athlete
* Irene Cara (born 1959), American singer, Academy Award-winning songwriter and actress of African, Cuban and Puerto Rican descent
* Irene de Kok (born 1963), Dutch judoka
* Irene Eijs (born 1966), Dutch rower
* Irene Jacob (born 1966), French-born Swiss actress
* Irene Bedard (born 1967), Native American (Alaskan: Inupiat Eskimo and Métis) actress best known for her portrayal of Native American characters
* Irene Saez (born 1961), Venezuelan politician and former Miss Universe
* Irene van Dyk (born 1972), successful goal shooter for the New Zealand netball team, the Silver Ferns

;toponymy
* Irene, Gauteng, a small town in South Africa

;proper names and brands
* Tropical Storm Irene, the name of several of tropical storms
** Hurricane Irene (1999)
** Hurricane Irene (2005)
* 14 Irene, an asteroid
* Irene, the hydrocarbon C13 H18 formed by dehydration of Irone
* "Irene", was the go-code for the final stage of Operation Gothic Serpent (Battle of Mogadishu)

;in literature and popular culture:
* Irene Kendry, fictional character in Passing by Nella Larsen
* Irene Forsyte, fictional character in "The Forsyte Saga"
* Irene Adler, only woman admired by Sherlock Holmes
* "Irene" (musical), a Broadway musical that was first produced in 1919
* Irene (film) (1940) was an Oscar-nominated film starring Anna Neagle and Ray Milland
* Irène (2002 film) a film by Ivan Calberac starring Cécile de France and Bruno Putzulu.
* "Goodnight, Irene" (sometimes "Irene, Goodnight"), a 20th century American folk music standard
* "Irene", a song on the album "Momentum" by Christian rapper/singer tobyMac
* "Irene" (novel), a 1949 novel by Ronald James Marsh.
* "Irene" (television pilot), a proposed 1981 NBC sitcom (pilot), starring Irene Cara
* "Irene The Robot" is a web-based animation from Hiroki Star Productions
* Irene (band), the name of a 10-member musical group from Sweden


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  • Irène — Irene ist der Name von: Heilige Irene von Thessaloniki († 304), Märtyrin Irene von Athen (752–803), erste regierende byzantinische Kaiserin Piroska von Ungarn, (1088–1135), als Irene byzantinische Kaiserin, wird als Heilige verehrt Irene von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Irene — ist ein weiblicher Vorname. Der entsprechende männliche Vorname ist Irenäus. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung des Namens 2 Namenstag 3 Varianten 4 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Irene — Irène Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le prénom féminin Irène (orthographié sans accent dans les pays anglo saxons) peut faire référence à : Irène, femme peintre grecque dont le nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Irene — (Пицидия,Греция) Категория отеля: Адрес: Pitsidia, Пицидия, 70200, Греция О …   Каталог отелей

  • Irène — (Irene) (5 avril) (5 avril) • Irène, arrêtée en 304, à Thessalonique, avec ses soeurs parce qu elles détenaient des livres saints et avaient refusé de manger de la viande sacrifiée aux idoles. Ses soeurs sainte Agape et sainte Chionie furent… …   Dictionnaire des saints

  • Irene — (Стафилос,Греция) Категория отеля: Адрес: 3rd Km. Main Road Skopelos Stafylos, Стафилос, 3700 …   Каталог отелей

  • Irene Ng — can refer to: *Irene Ng, a Chinese American actress *Irene Ng Phek Hoong, a Singaporean politician …   Wikipedia

  • Irene S. — Irene S. (* 10. März 1962 in Innsbruck als Irene Schober) ist eine österreichische Sängerin, Schauspielerin und Kabarettistin. Irene S. hat am Mozarteum in Salzburg Schauspiel studiert und absolvierte danach eine Gesangsausbildung in Graz. Sie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Iréné — m French: from Iren(a)eus, Latin form of Greek Eirēnaios ‘peaceable’ (see IRENE (SEE Irene)). This was favoured as a given name by the early Christians. St Irenaeus (c.125–c.202) was bishop of Lyons and a major early father of the Church.… …   First names dictionary

  • Irene — Irene, SD U.S. city in South Dakota Population (2000): 432 Housing Units (2000): 189 Land area (2000): 0.241342 sq. miles (0.625073 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.241342 sq. miles (0.625073 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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