Showing posts with label Sobriquets. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sobriquets. Show all posts

Friday, August 11, 2017

List of Sobriquets/Nicknames of Persons

Following is the list of sobriquets of some famous persons.

 Nickname/Sobriquet  Referred Person
 Bard of Avon  William Shakespeare
 Biebs  Justin Bieber
 Becks  David Beckham
 Big B  Amitabh Bachchan
 The Big Bopper  Jiles Perry "J. P." Richardson, Jr.
 The Big O  Roy Orbison
 The Big Piece  Ryan Howard
 The Big Unit  Randy Johnson
 Biggie Smalls  Christopher Wallace
 King Billy  William III of England
 The Bird  Mark Fidrych
 Birdman  Chris Andersen
 The Black Mamba  Kobe Bryant
 Blackbeard  Edward Teach
 Bloody Mary  Queen Mary I of England
 Bojangles  Bill Robinson
 Boney  Napoleon Bonaparte
 The Boss  Bruce Springsteen
 The Boston Strangler  Albert DeSalvo
 Broadway Joe  Joe Namath
 Calico Jack  John Rackham
 Diamond Dave  David Lee Roth
 Dr. J  Julius Erving
 The Duke  John Wayne
 The Elephant Man  Joseph Merrick
 The Fastest Girl on Earth  Dorothy Levitt
 Fatha  Earl Hines
 The Godfather of Grunge  Neil Young
 The Godfather of Soul  James Brown
 The Golden Bear  Jack Nicklaus
 The Great Communicator  Ronald Reagan
 The Great Compromiser  Henry Clay
 The Great Emancipator  Abraham Lincoln
 The Great Orator  Daniel Webster
 The Great Commoner  William Pitt
 Grizzly Adams  James Adams
 The Haryana Hurricane  Kapil Dev
 His Airness  Michael Jordan
 Honest Abe  Abraham Lincoln
 The Humbler  Danny Gatton
 The Iron Lady  Margaret Thatcher
 The King of Reggae  Bob Marley
 The King of Pop  Michael Jackson
 The Lady with the Lamp  Florence Nightingale


Sunday, June 25, 2017

Sobriquets/Nicknames of Places in the world

Here is a list of places with their Nicknames/Sobriquets.

 Sobriquet/Nickname  Place
 Powder keg of Europe  Balkans
 Dark Continent  Africa
 Playground of Europe  Switzerland
 Land of White elephants  Thailand
 Land of Thousand lakes  Finland
 Land of Rivers  Punjab, India
 Quaker City  Philadelphia
 Pearl of the Antilles  Cuba
 Never Never Land  Prairies of North Australia
 Land of Rising Sun  Japan
 Land of Midnight Sun  Norway
 Land of Golden fleece  Australia
 Herring Pond  Atlantic Ocean
 Key of the Mediterranean  Gibraltar
 Emerald island  Ireland
 Garden of England  Kent
 City of Sky Scrapers  New York, USA
 City of the Golden gate  San Francisco,USA
 City of Golden temple  Amritsar, India
 Cockpit of Europe  Belgium
 Granite City  Aberdeen, Scotland
 Great White Way  Broadway, New York(USA)
 Bengal's sorrow River Damodar, India
 City of Dreaming Spires  Oxford, UK

 Nickname Place 
 Forbidden City   Lhasa, Tibet
 Gift of Nile  Egypt
 Queen of the Adriatic  Venice, Italy
  Gate of Tears  Bab-el-mandab
 Gateway of India  Mumbai
 Queen of the Arabian Sea  Kochi, India
 Land of Morning Calm  Korea
 Land of Maple  Canada
 Garden of India  Bengaluru
 The White Rus  Belarus
 The Sunny Side of the Alps  Slovenia
 Land of the Golden Pagoda  Myanmar
 Land of the Kangaroo  Australia
 Land of cakes  Scotland
 Island of Pearls  Bahrain
 Island of Cloves  Zanzibar
 Holy Land  Palestine
 Empire city  New York, USA
 City of Palaces  Kolkata, India
 City of Magnificent distances  Washington D.C, USA
 Britain of the South  New Zealand
 Blue Mountains  Nilgiri hills, India
 Land of Lilies  Canada
 Land of humming bird  Trinidad