Laurens

Laurens may refer to:

Places

* in the United States:
** Laurens, Iowa
** Laurens (town), New York
** Laurens (village), New York
** Laurens, South Carolina
** Laurens County, South Carolina
** Laurens County, Georgia
* in France:
** Laurens, Hérault, commune in the Hérault département, southern France

People

Surname

* Guillemette Laurens (born 1957), French opera singer
* Henri Laurens (1885-1954), French sculptor and illustrator
* Henry Laurens (1724-1792), American political leader and diplomat
* Henry Laurens (scholar) (born 1954), French historian, specialising in the Arab-Muslim world
* Henri Joseph Du Laurens (1719-1793), French novelist
* Jean-Paul Laurens (1838-1921), French painter and sculptor
* John Laurens (1754-1782), American soldier and statesman

Given name

* Laurens Janszoon Coster ("ca". 1370 - "ca". 1440), Dutch printer
* Laurens ten Dam (born 1980), Dutch road racing cyclist
* Laurens Hammond (1895-1973), inventor of the Hammond organ
* Laurens Perseus Hickok (1798-1888), American philosopher
* Laurens van der Post (1906-1996), Afrikaner author, journalist, philosopher

See also

* Laurenz


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  • Laurens — ist der Name folgender Orte: Laurens (Iowa) Laurens (New York) Laurens (South Carolina) Laurens (Hérault) Laurens Halbinsel Laurens County (South Carolina) Laurens County (Georgia) Laurens ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Camille Laurens… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • LAURENS (H.) — Henri Laurens, sculpteur français de l’école de Paris, est l’un des plus brillants représentants du mouvement cubiste. Son interprétation des principes fondamentaux de celui ci se signala d’emblée par sa rigueur et son raffinement. De cette… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Laurens — Laurens, NY U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 277 Housing Units (2000): 130 Land area (2000): 0.125013 sq. miles (0.323781 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.125013 sq. miles (0.323781… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Laurens — (spr. Lahr ns), 1) District im Staate Süd Carolina (Nordamerika), 38 QM.; Flüsse: Ennoree, Saluda, Reedy u. Little Rivers, Reaburns u. Duncans Creeks; äußerst fruchtbar u. vortrefflich angebaut; Producte: Baumwolle, Mais, Weizen, Hafer, Bataten,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Laurens, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 1476 Housing Units (2000): 711 Land area (2000): 0.738217 sq. miles (1.911973 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.738217 sq. miles (1.911973 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Laurens, NY — U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 277 Housing Units (2000): 130 Land area (2000): 0.125013 sq. miles (0.323781 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.125013 sq. miles (0.323781 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Laurens, SC — U.S. city in South Carolina Population (2000): 9916 Housing Units (2000): 4396 Land area (2000): 10.587478 sq. miles (27.421442 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 10.587478 sq. miles (27.421442 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Laurens — Laurens, Henry Laurens, Jean Paul …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Laurens —   [lɔ rãs], Henri, französischer Bildhauer, * Paris 18. 2. 1885, ✝ ebenda 5. 5. 1954; ausgebildet als Steinmetz und Dekorateur, als Bildhauer Autodidakt. Er erarbeitete 1911 mit J. Lipchitz ein Programm für kubistische Plastik und gelangte in… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Laurens [1] — Laurens (spr. laorens), Hauptstadt der gleichnamigen Grafschaft des nordamerikan. Staates Südcarolina, am Little River, mit Baumwollhandel, Baumwollölfabrikation und (1900) 4029 Einw …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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