Jenkins

(1920–2003)
a British politician and author. He became Home Secretary (1965–7 and 1974–6) and Chancellor of the Exchequer (1967–70) in the Labour governments of Harold Wilson, and later helped to establish the Social Democratic Party. From 1977 to 1981 he was President of the European Commission. He wrote several books about politics and politicians, and was made a life peer in 1987.

* * *

(as used in expressions)
Jenkins' Ear War of
Jenkins Fergie
Ferguson Arthur Jenkins
Jenkins of Hillhead Roy Harris Jenkins Baron

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Jenkins — may refer to:People with the surname Jenkins: *Jenkins (surname) *The Jenkins, country music groupIn places in the US: *Jenkins, Kentucky *Jenkins, Minnesota *Jenkins County, Georgia *Jenkins Township, Minnesota *Jenkins Township, Pennsylvania… …   Wikipedia

  • Jenkins — bezeichnet: Jenkins (Familienname), dort auch Namensträger Jenkins (Krater), einen Mondkrater Jenkins (Software), eine Software für die kontinuierliche Integration in Softwareprojekten Orte: Jenkins (Kentucky) Jenkins (Minnesota) Jenkins… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jenkins —   [ dʒeȖkɪnz],    1) Leroy, amerikanischer Jazzmusiker (Violinist, Komponist), * Chicago (Illinois) 11. 3. 1932; gründete 1971 mit dem Bassisten Sirone und dem Perkussionisten Jerome Cooper das »Revolutionary Ensemble«. Jenkins, der seine… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Jenkins — Jenkins, KY U.S. city in Kentucky Population (2000): 2401 Housing Units (2000): 1122 Land area (2000): 8.539470 sq. miles (22.117124 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.020489 sq. miles (0.053067 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.559959 sq. miles (22.170191… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Jenkins — ? Información general Última versión estable 1.398 (info) Género integración continua …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jenkins, KY — U.S. city in Kentucky Population (2000): 2401 Housing Units (2000): 1122 Land area (2000): 8.539470 sq. miles (22.117124 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.020489 sq. miles (0.053067 sq. km) Total area (2000): 8.559959 sq. miles (22.170191 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Jenkins, MN — U.S. city in Minnesota Population (2000): 287 Housing Units (2000): 123 Land area (2000): 4.253697 sq. miles (11.017025 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.028363 sq. miles (0.073461 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.282060 sq. miles (11.090486 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Jenkins — Jen kins, n. A name of contempt for a flatterer of persons high in social or official life; as, the Jenkins employed by a newspaper. [Colloq. Eng. & U.S.] G. W. Curtis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jenkins — COTTON (Jenkins, Poor Man s Friend) A commercial variety of early maturing American cotton, staple about 1 in. and a yield of about 34 to 36 per cent of lint. One of the best of the Rio Grande type …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Jenkins — (spr. Dschenkins), Stadt auf der zur britischen Colonie Sierra Leona (Westafrika) gehörenden York Insel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Jenkins — Forme génitive de Jenkin, diminutif anglais de John (= Jean) formé avec le suffixe d origine germanique kin …   Noms de famille

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.