Lear

Lear

Lear or Leir can refer to any of the following:

* Leir of Britain, a legendary king of the Britons.
* "King Leir", an anonymous play based on the legend of Leir of Britain, published in 1605.
* "King Lear", a tragedy by William Shakespeare, also based on the legend of Leir of Britain.
* King Lear, the nickname of major league baseball player Charles Barnard Lear.
* Lir (Irish) or Llŷr (Welsh), mythological gods of the sea.
* Children of Lir, an Irish legend.
* The Yiddish King Lear
* "Lear", a 1971 Edward Bond play.
* Lear, an opera by Aribert Reimann.
* Leir, a fictional character in the Marvel universe.
* Learjet aircraft series.
* The Last Lear

urname

* Alan W. Lear
* Alex Lear
* Alexander Theobald Van Lear
* Amanda Lear, singer
* Ben Lear
* Bill Lear, engineer, businessman and inventor
* Charles Barnard Lear (see King Lear (baseball))
* Edward Lear, author and artist
* Eliot Lear
* Erin Lear
* Evelyn Lear
* Frances Lear, magazine publisher
* John Lear
* Jonathan Lear, philosopher
* Les Lear
* Louise Lear
* Moya Lear
* Nicholas Lear, American Civil War Medal of Honor recipient
* Norman Lear, television writer and producer
* Tobias Lear

Abbreviation

* Liga de Escritores y Artistas Recolucionarios
* Low Energy Ion Ring (LEIR), a ion pre-accelerator of the LHC at CERN
** Low Energy Anti-proton Ring (LEAR), the former (up to 2005) name and function of LEIR

ee also

* The automotive supplier Lear Corporation.
* A Lighting Designer & Consultant in Taiwan Lear Hsieh of MS Design
* Acronym for Low Erudic Acid Rape, or colza seed
* Leah
* LEA (disambiguation)


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