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Farman

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Persian. Command, edict, document, authority, or royal wish. In Turkish, firman denotes any order or edict of the Ottoman sultan.

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Farmaian, Sattareh Farman

Karen Smith Rotabi.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Social Work. 907 words.

Sattareh Farman Farmaian (1921–2012) founded the Tehran School of Social Work in Iran.

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Farman

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

Persian. Command, edict, document, authority, or royal wish. In Turkish, firman denotes any order or edict of the Ottoman sultan.

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Farman

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 68 words.

1. English and French: from an Old Norse personal name, Farmaðr, denoting a seafarer or traveling merchant.

2. English:

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Farman

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 205 words.

Variants: Fairman

Current frequencies: GB 785, Ireland 0 • GB frequency 1881: 561 • Main GB location 1881: E

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Farman

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 21 words.

Persian. Command, edict, document, authority, or royal wish. In Turkish, firman denotes any order or edict of the Ottoman sultan.

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Farman, Air Vice-Marshal Edward Crisp

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 98 words.

CB 1953; CBE 1944

Born 8 Nov. 1897; 2nd s of late Ernest L. Farman, Bayswater, London; m 1920, Mabel Emily Mitchell; one s; died...

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Farman, Joseph Charles [Joe] (1930–2013), Antarctic geophysicist

Brian Gardiner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Geophysics; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1401 words.

Farman, Joseph Charles [Joe] (1930–2013), Antarctic geophysicist, was born on 7 August 1930 at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, Norwich, the only son and younger child of Joseph John...

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Farman, Henry (1874–1958), aviator and aircraft manufacturer

Peter G. Cooksley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1125 words.

Farman, Henry (1874–1958), aviator and aircraft manufacturer, was born in Paris on 28 May 1874, though both of his parents were British. His father, a journalist, had long been resident in...

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Farman, Henry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 218 words.

Born May 1874; died 17 July 1958

aeroplane builder, now retired

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