William Collins

William Collins may refer to:

  • William Collins (bishop) (1867–1911), Bishop of Gibraltar in the Church of England
  • William Collins (poet) (1721–1759), English poet
  • William Collins (painter) (1788–1847), English landscape artist
  • William Collins (publisher) (1789–1853), Scottish publisher; founder of the Collins publishing house, that became part of Harper Collins
  • William Collins (South African politician) (1803–1876), member Volksraad of the Orange Free State
  • William Lucas Collins (1815–1887), English author and clergyman of the Church of England
  • William Collins (Lord Provost) (1817–1895), Scottish temperance movement activist; son of William Collins (1789–1853)
  • William Job Collins (1859–1946), British surgeon and Liberal Party politician
  • William Collins (representative) (1818–1878), U.S. congressman from New York
  • William Floyd Collins (1887–1925), American cave explorer
  • William J. Collins, president of St. Ambrose University
  • Colonel William O. Collins, commandant of Fort Laramie, Wyoming; namesake of Fort Collins, Colorado and Camp Collins
  • Billy Collins (born 1941), American poet
  • Bootsy Collins, aka William Collins (born 1951), American funk bassist, singer and songwriter
  • William Ray Collins, Jr. (1961–1984), American professional boxer
  • William Collins (canoer), Canadian canoer who competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics
  • William Collins (tennis), British tennis player from the 1920s and 30s
  • William Collins (sportsman, born 1853), played rugby for England and cricket for Wellington, New Zealand.
  • William Collins (Warwick MP), Member of Parliament (MP) for Warwick 1837–52

See also

  • Bill Collins (disambiguation)

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  • William Collins — puede referirse a: William Collins, un editor escocés, fundador de la editorial HarperCollins. William Collins, un poeta inglés. Billy Collins, un poeta estadounidense. Billy Collins, un boxeador profesional. William Wilkie Collins, un novelista… …   Wikipedia Español

  • William Collins — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: William Collins (Dichter) (1721–1759), englischer Dichter William Collins (Maler), englischer Maler Siehe auch William Collins House Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Collins Whitney — (July 5, 1841 February 2, 1904) was an American political leader and financier and founder of the prominent Whitney family. A conservative reformer, he was considered a Bourbon Democrat.William Whitney was born at Conway, Massachusetts of Puritan …   Wikipedia

  • William Collins Whitney — William C. Whitney, dans son bureau. William Collins Whitney (1841 1904) est un homme politique et financier américain. Biographie Il était le patriarche de la famille Whitney. Il était membre du Parti démocrate duquel il était considéré comme un …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William Collins (poete) — William Collins (poète) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Collins. William Collins (25 décembre 1721 à Chichester 12 juin 1759), poète anglais. Il débuta par des poésies qui ne reçurent pas d abord du public l accueil qu elles méritaient, vécut… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William Collins (painter) — William Collins (1788 1847) was a British landscape and genre painter. Collins was a highly successful artist, whose work was better known in his day than that of his rival John Constable. He studied art with George Morland, and began to exhibit… …   Wikipedia

  • William Collins (athlète) — William Collins Informations Discipline(s) 100 m …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William Collins (publisher) — William Collins (1789 ndash;1853) was a Scottish schoolmaster and publisher.Collins was born near Glasgow in 1789. In 1819 he set up a publishing business, initially selling religious books. He produced the first Collins dictionary in 1824, when… …   Wikipedia

  • William Collins House — may refer to: William Collins House (Fall River, Massachusetts), listed on the NRHP in Massachusetts William Collins House (Madison, Wisconsin), listed on the NRHP in Wisconsin This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same… …   Wikipedia

  • William Collins Whitney — William C. Whitney in seinem Büro William Collins Whitney (* 5. Juli 1841 in Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts; † 2. Februar 1904 in New York City) war ein politischer Führer in den Vereinigten Staaten, sowie Finanzier und Gründer der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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