Peters

Peters is a surname, and may refer to

* Alan Peters, British furniture maker
* Andrew Peters, Canadian ice hockey player
* Andi Peters, British television presenter
* Arno Peters (1916-2002), German filmmaker
* Arnold Peters, Canadian politician
* Arthur Peters, Canadian politician
* Aulana L. Peters, American lawyer
* Barry Peters, American author
* Bernadette Peters, American actress
* Brock Peters, American actor
* Butz Peters, German television presenter
* Caleigh Peters, American musician, daughter of Jon Peters
* Caroline Peters, German actress
* Cash Peters, British travel writer
* Christian August Friedrich Peters, German astronomer
* Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters, Danish-born American astronomer
* Clarence James Peters, known as C.J. Peters, American physician and virologist
* Clayre Peters, American model
* Cortez Peters Jr., American champion typist
* Dan Peters, drummer
* Darren Peters, Canadian political candidate
* David Wilfrid Peters, Canadian economist
* Dean Peters, American wrestler
* Dennis Peters, American telecoms executive
* Douglas Peters, Canadian banker and politician
* Duane Peters, skateboarder
* Elizabeth Peters, pseudonym used by American author Barbara Mertz
* Ellis Peters, pseudonym used by author Edith Pargeter
* Emmitt Peters, American dog sled racer
* Erik Peters, Canadian civil servant
* F. E. Peters, American scholar on Middle Eastern religions
* Frederick Peters, Canadian lawyer and politician
* Frederick Emerson Peters, American fraudster
* Frederick Thornton Peters, Canadian Captain in the Royal Navy
* Gary Peters (baseball player), American baseball player
* Gary Peters (footballer), British football manager
* Gary Peters (Michigan politician), former Michigan state senator
* Geoff Peters, British DJ
* George Henry Peters, American astronomer
* Gretchen Peters, American country singer
* Hugh Peters, English preacher and regicide
* Ivo Peters, English photographer of steam railways
* J. Peters, head of secret apparatus of the CPUSA in the 1930s
* Jaime Peters, Canadian soccer player
* James Peters (1879-1954), English rugby player
* James Peters (athlete) (1918-1999), English long-distance runner
* James Lee Peters, American ornithologist
* Jan Peters (football), Dutch football (soccer) player
* Jason Peters, American football player
* Jean Peters, American actress
* Jeff Peters, computer consultant
* Jim Peters, New Zealand politician
* Joan Peters, American journalist
* John Peters (chess), American chess player
* John A. Peters (1822-1904), a US representative from Maine
* John A. Peters (1864-1953), a US representative from Maine
* John S. Peters, former governor of the state of Connecticut
* Jon Peters, American film producer
* Josef Peters (driver), German Formula One driver
* Julie Anne Peters, American children's writer
* Karl Peters, German traveller in East Africa
* Kenroy Peters, cricketer from St Vincent
* Lauri Peters, American actress
* Lennie Peters, British singer from Peters and Lee
* Martin Peters, English footballer
* Mary Peters (athlete), British athlete
* Mary Peters (politician), U.S. transportation official
* Michael Peters, American choreographer
* Mike Peters, American cartoonist
* Mitchell Peters, percussionist and composer
* Molly Peters, British actress
* Nicole Peters, British model
* Ralph Peters, American soldier and writer
* Ralph Peters (LIRR), American railroad president
* Ray Peters, American baseball player
* Raymond Peters, British polymer chemist
* Rebecca Peters, Australian gun activist
* Red Peters, broadcaster
* Richard Peters, one of several people including
**Richard Peters (cleric) (1704–1776) American colonial minister, uncle to Richard Jr.
**Richard Peters, Jr. (1744–1828), soldier with George Washington and judge
**Richard Peters (Supreme Court) (1780–1848), Supreme Court of the United States Reporter of Decisions and son of (1744), uncle to (1810)
**Richard Peters (Atlanta) (1810–1889), a founder of Atlanta, Georgia, and grandson of (1744)
* Rick Peters, American actor
* Robert Peters, American poet
* Roberta Peters, American singer
* Russell Peters, Canadian comedian
* Ryan Peters, English footballer
* Shina Peters, Nigerian politician
* Stephen Peters, English cricketer
* Steve Peters (politician), Canadian politician, from Ontario
* Steve Peters (Manitoba politician), Canadian politician, from Manitoba
* Steve Peters (game designer), American game designer
* Susan Peters, American actress
* Susan Peters (TV anchor), American broadcaster
* Thomas Peters, disambiguation
* Tim Peters, disambiguation
* Timothy Peters, American racing driver
* Tina Peters, German field hockey player
* Tom Peters, American business consultant and writer
* Vicki Peters, American model and actress
* Volney Peters, American football player
* Wendi Peters, British actress
* Wilfred Peters, Belizean accordionist
* Wilhelm Peters (1815-1883), German naturalist
* William Peters (lawyer), American colonial period judge
* William Wesley Peters, American architect
* Winston Peters, New Zealand politician and leader of the New Zealand First Party
* Winston Peters, Trinidad and Tobago politician usually known as Gypsy (calypsonian)
* Yakov Peters, Latvian deputy director of the Cheka

Other uses

*Peters, Florida, a town in the United States
*Peters Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania
*Peters Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania
*Gall-Peters projection in cartography
* Edition Peters, a German music publishing house, also known as C.F. Peters Musikverlag
*Peters (bakery) a bakery chain in the United Kingdom
*Peters Ice Cream, an Australian ice cream brand now owned by Nestlé


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  • Peters — ist ein deutscher Familienname. Herkunft und Bedeutung Peters ist ein patronymisch gebildeter Familienname mit der Bedeutung Sohn des Peter. Für Varianten, siehe ebenda. Personen des Familiennamens Inhaltsverzeichnis A B C D E F G H I J K L …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Peters — Peters, 1) Karl Friedrich, Musikalienverleger, gest. 1828, erwarb 1814 das 1800 von dem Komponisten Franz Anton Hoffmeister und dem Organisten Ambrosius Kühnel in Leipzig gegründete »Bureau de Musique«, das sich 1880–94 im Besitz von Max Abraham… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • PETERS (K.) — PETERS KARL (1856 1918) Lors d’un séjour à Londres, entre 1881 et 1883, Karl Peters conçoit l’idée de créer un empire colonial allemand à l’image de celui de l’Angleterre. Dès son retour à Berlin, il fonde, en mars 1884, la Gesellschaft für… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Peters — Peters, Musikalien Verlagshandlung in Leipzig, Firma: C. F. Peters, Bureau de Musique, gegründet 1800, 1814 im Besitz von Karl Friedr. Peters (gest. 1828), seit 1900 von Henri Hinrichsen. Ausgabe der Werke der musikal. Klassiker u.a. unter dem… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Peters — Peters,   1) Carl, Kolonialpolitiker, * Neuhaus/Elbe (heute Amt Neuhaus, Kreis Lüneburg) 27. 9. 1856, ✝ Woltorf (heute zu Peine) 10. 9. 1918; entwickelte Pläne für eine koloniale Expansion Deutschlands und gründete 1884 die »Gesellschaft für… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Peters — Peters, 1) Christian August Friedrich, geb. 1806 in Hamburg, wurde 1834 Assistent an der Sternwarte daselbst, dann Observator u. 1839 zweiter Director an der Sternwarte zu Pultawa, 1849 Professor der Astronomie in Königsberg u. 1854 Director der… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Peters [2] — Peters, Christian Aug. Friedr., Astronom, geb. 7. Sept. 1806 zu Hamburg, gest. als Direktor der Sternwarte zu Kiel 8. Mai 1880; redigierte die »Astron. Nachrichten« und schrieb über die Nutation (1842) und über die Eigenbewegung des Sirius (1851) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Peters [3] — Peters, Karl, Begründer der Kolonie Deutsch Ostafrika, geb. 27. Sept. 1856 zu Neuhaus an der Elbe, seit 1884 Vorsitzender der von ihm begründeten »Gesellschaft für deutsche Kolonisation« in Berlin, schloß 1884 in Ostafrika die ersten Verträge ab …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Peters [4] — Peters (spr. piht rs), Phillis Wheatley, s. Wheatley, Phillis …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Peters — Peters, Karl …   Enciclopedia Universal

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