Bede (disambiguation)

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Bede may refer to


  • Bede (Saint Bede, the Venerable Bede) (672 or 673 – May 27, 735), a monk at the Northumbrian monastery of Saint Peter at Wearmouth
  • Alain Bédé (born 1970), Ivorian footballer
  • Boris Bede (born 1989), French player of gridiron football
  • Shelda Bede, a beach volleyball player from Brazil who competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Bede Griffiths, a British-born Benedictine monk and mystic who lived in ashrams in South India
  • Jim Bede, a controversial aircraft designer, who is often credited with the creation of the modern kitplane market
  • Olga Bede (1908–1985), a Romanian Magyar writer from Transylvania





  • Saint Petersburg Bede, an early surviving manuscript of Bede's eighth-century history, the Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum (Ecclesiastical History of the English People)
  • Tiberius Bede (disambiguation), the name of two manuscripts of Bede's Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum
  • Moore Bede, an early manuscript of Bede's eighth-century Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum


  • Bede Aircraft, an aircraft corporation founded by controversial aeronautical engineer Jim Bede in 1961 to produce the BD-1 kit aircraft
    • Bede BD-1, a kit-built aircraft, the first design of American aeronautical engineer Jim Bede
    • Bede BD-5, a small, single-seat homebuilt kit aircraft that was introduced in the early 1970s by Bede Aircraft Corp


  • Adam Bede, George Eliot's first novel, published pseudonymously in 1859
  • Beadsman or Bedesman, a pensioner
  • Bede Island, an area of Leicester, England close to the city centre
  • Bede Metro station, a Tyne and Wear Metro station named after the Venerable Bede
  • Bede X-ray Metrology, a Durham, UK-based manufacturer of semiconductor metrology equipment
  • Bede, a now-defunct rock band from Portland, Oregon made up of current members of the band Menomena
  • Bede people, an ethnic group in Bangladesh
  • Bede, the Hungarian name for Bedeni village, Găleşti Commune, Mureş County, Romania