founder of Cunard Line of Steamships, born in Halifax, Nova Scotia (1787-1865).

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  • Cunard, Sir Samuel — (1787 1865)    Born in Halifax. His practical training fitted him for the important rôle he was to fill in the evolution of ocean shipping. Watched closely the early attempts to cross the Atlantic by steam, and when in 1838 the British government …   The makers of Canada

  • Cunard, Sir Samuel, 1er baronet — (21 nov. 1787, Halifax, Nueva Escocia – 28 abr. 1865, Kensington, Londres, Inglaterra). Comerciante y naviero canadiense británico. Tras convertirse en un próspero comerciante, en 1830 comenzó a planificar el establecimiento de un servicio de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cunard, Sir Samuel, 1st Baronet — born Nov. 21, 1787, Halifax, Nova Scotia died April 28, 1865, Kensington, London, Eng. Canadian British merchant and shipowner. He became prosperous in commerce and began laying plans in 1830 to establish mail service between England and North… …   Universalium

  • Samuel Cunard — Sir Samuel Cunard, 1. Baronet Cunard (* 21. November 1787 in Halifax, Nova Scotia; † 28. April 1865 in London) war ein kanadischer Geschäftsmann und Inhaber der Cunard Line. Cunard wurde als Sohn eines Holzkaufmanns geboren, der vor der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Cunard Line — Cunard redirects here. For other uses, see Cunard (disambiguation). Cunard Line Type Subsidiary of Carnival Corporation plc Founded 1840, as the British and North American Royal Mail Steam Packet Company …   Wikipedia