Godfrey

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Godfrey is a given name or surname, and may refer to:

People

* Godfrey of Bouillon (c. 1060 – 1100), leader of the First Crusade
* Godfrey of Cambrai (11th century), prior and poet
* Godfrey of Chichester (11th century), bishop of Chichester
* Godfrey (comedian) (born 1969)
* Ambrose Godfrey (1660–1741), phosphorus manufacturer
* Arthur Godfrey (1903-1983), American radio and television broadcaster
* Dan Godfrey (1868-1939), British conductor
* DeWitt Godfrey (born 1960), an American modernist sculptor
* Thomas Godfrey Evans (1920–1999), English cricketer
* Richard Godfrey (1945–2003), British art historian
* Godfrey Danchimah (born 1969), comedian who uses the stage name "Godfrey"
* Harry Godfrey (1909-1988), British businessman and scholar

Places

* Godfrey, Illinois, a US village
* Godfrey, Ontario, a Canadian community

Fiction

* Glorious Godfrey, often known just by the name "Godfrey", a DC Comics supervillain

ee also

*Gottfried, the German equivalent


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  • Godfrey — ist ein männlicher Vorname. Namensträger sind z. B. Godfrey Bloom (* 1949), britischer Politiker Godfrey Hounsfield (1919–2004), britischer Entwickler des Computertomographen Godfrey Thoma (* 1957), nauruischer Politiker Godfrey ist der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Godfrey Ho — (Chinese language: 何志强 or 何致强) (1948–) is a former Hong Kong based prolific film director and screenwriter, sometimes considered the Ed Wood of Hong Kong cinema. Ho is believed to having directed more than one hundred films, including over 80… …   Wikipedia

  • Godfrey Ho — (également connu sous les pseudonymes de Godfrey Hall, Zhi Jiang He, Benny Ho, Chi Mou Ho, Chun Sing Ho, Charles Lee, Stanley Chan, George King, Bruce Lambert, Victor Sears, Tommy Cheung, Tommy Cheng, Tommy Leung, York Lam, Charles Lee, Alton… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Godfrey Ho — (* 1948) ist ein Hongkong chinesischer Filmregisseur, der in den Achtzigern bei zahlreichen Ninja Filmen Regie führte. Seine Arbeitsweise ähnelt der eines disc jockeys. Während DJs Lieder mischen und remixen, erschafft Godfrey Ho aus den Szenen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Godfrey — Godfrey, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 16286 Housing Units (2000): 6694 Land area (2000): 34.481128 sq. miles (89.305708 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.686219 sq. miles (4.367287 sq. km) Total area (2000): 36.167347 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Godfrey, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 16286 Housing Units (2000): 6694 Land area (2000): 34.481128 sq. miles (89.305708 sq. km) Water area (2000): 1.686219 sq. miles (4.367287 sq. km) Total area (2000): 36.167347 sq. miles (93.672995 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Godfrey — m English: of Germanic origin, introduced to Britain by the Normans. It is composed of the elements god god (or gōd good) + fred, frid peace. The name was very popular in the Middle Ages. It was borne by, among others, a Norman saint… …   First names dictionary

  • Godfrey — masc. proper name, from O.Fr. Godefrei (Mod.Fr. Godefroi), from O.H.G. Godafrid (Ger. Gottfried), lit. the peace of God, from O.H.G. got God (see GOD (Cf. god)) + fridu peace (see FREE (Cf. free)). In early 20c., the name sometimes was used …   Etymology dictionary

  • Godfrey — [gäd′frē] n. [OFr Godefrei < OHG Godafrid < god, GOD + fridu, peace: hence, lit., peace (of) God] a masculine name: equiv. Ger. Gottfried …   English World dictionary

  • Godfrey — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Patronyme Godfrey est le nom de famille des personnes suivantes : Alexander Godfrey (1756 1803), corsaire pour le compte de l Angleterre Arthur… …   Wikipédia en Français

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