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Some Famous People with the surname of Turnbull

Colin TurnbullWiki Colin Macmillan Turnbull (November 23, 1924 - July 28, 1994) was a famous British-American anthropologist who came to public attention with the popular books "The Forest People" (on the Mbuti Pygmies of Zaire) and "The Mountain People" (on the Ik people of Uganda), and one of the first anthropologists to work in the field of ethnomusicology.
Malcolm TurnbullWiki Malcolm Bligh Turnbull (born 24 October 1954) is an Australian politician, the former Leader of the Opposition in the Australian Parliament and former parliamentary leader of the Liberal Party, succeeding Brendan Nelson on 16?September 2008, before being defeated by Tony Abbott on 1 December 2009.
Lucy TurnbullWiki Lucy Turnbull, n?e Hughes, LLB (Syd) MBA (UNSW)(born 1958), is a former Australian politician and former Lord Mayor of Sydney.
James Youll TurnbullWiki James Youll Turnbull VC (24 December 1883 - 1 July 1916) was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
Ann TurnbullWiki Ann Turnbull (born 1943) is a British writer of fiction for children and young adults.
Sandy TurnbullWiki Alexander "Sandy" Turnbull (1884 ? 3 May 1917) was a Scottish football player who played as a forward for both Manchester City and Manchester United in the early 20th century.
Wendy TurnbullWiki Wendy Turnbull, MBE, (born 26 November 1952 in Brisbane, Australia) is a retired Australian professional tennis player.
Michael G. TurnbullWiki Michael G.
Susan TurnbullWiki Susan W.
Eddie TurnbullWiki Edward Hunter Turnbull (born 12 April 1923) is a former Scottish professional association football player and manager.
John Walker TurnbullWiki John Walker Turnbull (May 18, 1958 ? September 27, 1999), was a Lance Corporal in the British 4th Royal Tank Regiment.
Wallace Rupert TurnbullWiki Wallace Rupert Turnbull was a New Brunswick engineer and inventor, born on October 16, 1870 in Saint John, NB.
Ross TurnbullWiki Ross Turnbull (born 4 January 1985) is an English football goalkeeper who plays for Chelsea after signing for them on 2 July 2009.
Michael TurnbullWiki Michael Turnbull (born 24 March1981 in Sydney, Australia) is a football (soccer) goalkeeper, currently playing for Sydney Olympic in the New South Wales Premier League.
Nick TurnbullWiki Nick Turnbull (born July 28, 1981 in Miami, Florida) is an American football safety for the Las Vegas Locomotives of the United Football League.
Stephen TurnbullWiki Stephen Turnbull (born 7 January 1987) is an English footballer who plays for Blyth Spartans.
Philip TurnbullWiki Philip Turnbull (born 7 January 1987) is an English footballer who plays for Gateshead.
John TurnbullWiki John Turnbull (born 27 August 1950, Newcastle upon Tyne) is a English pop and rock guitarist and singer.
George TurnbullWiki George Turnbull (July 11, 1698 - 1748) was a Scottish philosopher, theologian, teacher, writer on education and an early but little-known figure in the Scottish Enlightenment.
Paul TurnbullWiki Paul Daniel Turnbull (born 23 January 1989 in Handforth, Cheshire) is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder in the Football League for Stockport County.
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Agnes Sligh TurnbullWiki Agnes Sligh Turnbull (October 14, 1888, New Alexandria, Pennsylvania - January 31, 1982, Livingston, New Jersey) was a bestselling American writer, most noted for her works of historical fiction based in her native Western Pennsylvania.
Bertrand TurnbullWiki Bertrand Turnbull (19 April 1887?17 November 1943) was a Welsh field hockey player from Cardiff, who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.
Philip TurnbullWiki Philip Bernard Turnbull (1879?20 October 1930) was a Welsh field hockey player from Cardiff, who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.
George TurnbullWiki Sir George Henry Turnbull, CEng, FIMechE (17 October 1926 ? 22 December 1992) was a UK automobile executive best remembered in the UK for his period as Managing Director of the Austin-Morris Division of British Leyland.
Thomas Scott TurnbullWiki Thomas Scott Turnbull (28 October 1825 ? 22 March 1880) was the son of a Newcastle saddler.
Lee TurnbullWiki Lee Turnbull (born 27 September 1967 in Stockton-on-Tees, England) is a former English footballer who could play in either midfield or attack.
George TurnbullWiki George Turnbull was the Chief Engineer responsible for construction from 1851 to 1863 of the first railway line from Calcutta (the then commercial capital of India): the 541-mile line to Benares en route to Delhi.
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Travis TurnbullWiki Travis Turnbull (born July 7, 1986) is an American professional ice hockey forward who plays for the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Franklin White TurnbullWiki Franklin White Turnbull (19 June 1881 ? 24 February 1971) was a Conservative member of the Canadian House of Commons.
Fred TurnbullWiki Frederick Stephen "Fred" Turnbull (born 1888) was an English professional footballer who played at inside-forward for Coventry City and Southampton in the 1910s.
Alexander Horsburgh TurnbullWiki Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull (14 September 1868?28 June 1918) was a New Zealand merchant, dandy and book collector.
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