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is a French and Scottish title of nobility. The English equivalent is Marquess
A marquess or marquis is a nobleman of hereditary rank in various European peerages and in those of some of their former colonies. The term is also used to translate equivalent oriental styles, as in imperial China, Japan, and Vietnam...
, while in German, it is Markgraf.
It may also refer to:
- André Marquis
André Marquis was a French Vichyst admiral, famous for the scuttling of the French fleet in Toulon.Marquis was préfet maritime of Toulon, and as such, responsible for the administration of the city...
(1883-1957), Vichy French admiral responsible for the scuttling of the French fleet in Toulon in 1942
- Don Marquis
Donald Robert Perry Marquis was a humorist, journalist, and author. He was variously a novelist, poet, newspaper columnist, and playwright. He is remembered best for creating the characters "Archy" and "Mehitabel", supposed authors of humorous verse.-Life:...
(1878-1937), writer, poet, and journalist
- Don Marquis
Don Marquis is an American philosopher whose main academic interests are in ethics and medical ethics. Marquis is currently Professor of Philosophy at the University of Kansas....
(b. 1935), American philosopher and bioethicist
- Jason Marquis
Jason Scott Marquis is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He previously pitched for the Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies, Washington Nationals and Arizona Diamondbacks....
(born 1978), Major League Baseball All Star pitcher
- Richard Marquis
Richard Marquis is an American studio glass artist who was born September 17, 1945 in Bumblebee, Arizona. He studied both ceramics and glass at the University of California, Berkeley, where he received a BA in 1969 and an MA in 1972...
(born 1945), American glass artist
- Marquis de Sade
Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade was a French aristocrat, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer famous for his libertine sexuality and lifestyle...
(1740-1814), a French aristocrat, author and namesake for the term Sadism
- Marquis Cor Von, a name briefly used by Monty Brown
Monty Brown is an American professional wrestler and former National Football League linebacker, also known as Marcus Cor Von. He is best known for his time with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and World Wrestling Entertainment, where he wrestled on its ECW brand under the ring name Marcus Cor Von...
, a former football player/professional wrestler
- Marquis des Baux, one of the Prince of Monaco's hereditary titles
- Marquis No. 191, Saskatchewan
Marquis No. 191 is a rural municipality in south-central Saskatchewan. It is located in Division No. 2.-Communities:These communities are located within the geographical borders of Marquis No. 191, but are technically not part of it.* Keeler* Marquis...
, a rural municipality in Canada
- Marquis, Saskatchewan
, a Canadian village
- Marquis Miami
Marquis is a skyscraper in Miami, Florida, United States. It is located in northeastern Downtown, and forms part of the Biscayne Wall, a series of skyscrapers visible from Biscayne Bay along the west side of Biscayne Boulevard. It was topped out in March 2008. The tower is tall and contains 67...
, a skyscraper in Miami, Florida
- Marquis Who’s Who, a biographical publisher
- Marquis reagent
The Marquis reagent is used as a simple spot-test to presumptively identify alkaloids as well as other compounds. It is composed of a mixture of formaldehyde and concentrated sulfuric acid, which is dripped onto the substance being tested...
, used as a simple spot-test to identify alkaloids
- Marquis Fraternity is a college mens' fraternity, primarily found in the Midwestern US, which eschews traditional "Greek" fraternity values, in favor of public service and promoting college spirit. Reportedly, it was one of the fraternities which served as an inspiration for P.J. O'Rourke's the "Tales of the Delphi Lodge" short stories, published in National Lampoon, which served as the basis for the Animal House movie.
- Marquis, a type of wheat
Red Fife is a heritage bread wheat and is a landrace, meaning there is genetic variability in the wheat, allowing it to adapt to a diversity of growing conditions. Red Fife is the name of a bread wheat variety that David Fife and family began to grow in 1842...
developed for use in Canada
- Marquis (magazine)
Marquis is a fetish magazine owned, operated, published and primarily photographed by Peter W. Czernich and Sandra Würdig. Based in Germany, Marquis covers a wide array of topics related to the worldwide fetish subculture...
, a fetish magazine
- BT Marquis
The BT Marquis is a telephone PBX switchboard....
, a telephone switchboard PBX
- Mercury Marquis
These were known as the "Continental Styling" years, as Mercury was trying to market itself as an affordable Lincoln, rather than a more expensive Ford...
and Mercury Grand Marquis
The Mercury Grand Marquis was a full-size rear-wheel drive sedan sold by the Lincoln-Mercury division of the Ford Motor Company; the Grand Marquis was the flagship of the Mercury lineup. The nameplate itself had been in use since 1975 as the premium trim level of the Mercury Marquis; the Grand...
, luxury cars
- Marquis (comics), a comic series published Oni Press and written by Guy Davis
- Marquis butterflies, species
In biology, a species is one of the basic units of biological classification and a taxonomic rank. A species is often defined as a group of organisms capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. While in many cases this definition is adequate, more precise or differing measures are...
of the brush-footed butterfly genus
In biology, a genus is a low-level taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, which is an example of definition by genus and differentia...
Bassarona is a genus of brush-footed butterflies.-Selected species:* Bassarona dunya * Bassarona durga * Bassarona iva * Bassarona labotas...
- Marquis (film)
Marquis is a 1989 French-language film, produced in Belgium and France, based on the life and writings of the Marquis de Sade. All the actors wear animal masks, and their voices are dubbed...
, a 1989 film.
- Marquis, 1995 champion quartet of the Barbershop Harmony Society
The Barbershop Harmony Society, legally and historically named the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America, Inc. , is the first of several organizations to promote and preserve barbershop music as an art form. Founded by Owen C...
- Trade name for ponazuril
Ponazuril , sold by the Bayer Corporation under the trade name Marquis, is a drug currently approved for the treatment of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis in horses, caused by Sarcocystis neurona. More recently, veterinarians have been preparing a formulary version of the medication for use in...
, a drug for the treatment of protozoal myeloencephalitis in horses
- Maquis (disambiguation)
A marquise is a French noblewoman ranking above a countess and below a duchess, and is usually the wife of a marquis. The British equivalent is a marchioness and the Spanish equivalent is a marquesa....
- Marquesas Islands
The Marquesas Islands enana and Te Fenua `Enata , both meaning "The Land of Men") are a group of volcanic islands in French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the southern Pacific Ocean. The Marquesas are located at 9° 00S, 139° 30W...
- Marquee (disambiguation)