List of eponyms (L–Z)

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An eponym is a person (real or fictitious) whose name has become identified with a particular object or activity.


Here is a list of eponyms:

A–KLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

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Q[edit]

  • Vidkun Quisling, Norwegian war criminal – the term "quisling" became a synonym in many European languages for traitor

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See also[edit]

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