Cowen, Zelman

(b. 1919)
   Australian jurist and legal scholar. Born in Melbourne, he served as vice-chancellor of the University of Queensland, and later as vice-chancellor of the New England University in New South Wales. In 1977 he became governor-general of Australia. He was appointed provost of Oriel College, Oxford in 1982. He published various studies of legal topics.

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  • COWEN, ZELMAN — (1919– ), Australian jurist and authority on constitutional law. Cowen, who was born in Melbourne, joined the Royal Australian Navy in 1941. After the war he was an adviser on constitutional problems to the British and U.S. military governments… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Zelman Cowen — Mandats 19e gouverneur général d Australie 8 décembre 1977 – 29 juillet 1982 Monarque …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Zelman — ist der Vorname folgender Personen: Zelman Cowen (* 1919), ehemaliger Generalgouverneur Australiens Zelman ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alberto Zelman (1874–1927), australischer Musiker und Dirigent Daniel Zelman (* 1967),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cowen — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Brian Cowen (* 1960), irischer Politiker und amtierender irischer Ministerpräsident Elise Cowen (1933–1962), US amerikanische Dichterin der Beat Generation Frederic Hymen Cowen (1852–1935), englischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Zelman Cowen — Sir Zelman Cowen AK, GCMG, GCVO, KStJ, QC (* 7. Oktober 1919 in Melbourne) ist ein australischer Rechtswissenschaftler, Politiker und ehemaliger Generalgouverneur Australiens. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Biografie 1.1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Zelman Cowen — Infobox Governor General honorific prefix = The Right Honourable name=Sir Zelman Cowen honorific suffix = AK, GCMG, GCVO, QC order=19th Governor General of Australia term start=8 December 1977 term end=29 July 1982 predecessor=Sir John Kerr… …   Wikipedia

  • Zelman — See also Zelman (surname) Zelman, Zalman, or Zalmen is Jewish given name, and may refer to:*Zelman Cowen (born 1919), Governor General of Australia *Zelman Kleinstein (born 1910), chess master *Zelman Passov (1905 1940), Soviet foreign… …   Wikipedia

  • Cowen — /ˈkaʊən/ (say kowuhn) noun 1. Brian, born 1960, Irish Fianna Fáil politician; prime minister 2008–11. 2. Sir Zelman /ˈzɛlmən/ (say zelmuhn), 1919–2011, Australian lawyer and academic; governor general 1977–82. After war service and studying and… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cowen, Sir Zelman — (b. 1919)    Australian jurist. Cowen was born in Melbourne. After pursuing an academic career at the University of Melbourne, he became Vice Chancellor first of the University of Queensland and then of the New England University in New South… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

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