Fortuna can mean:
  • Fortuna
    Fortuna can mean:*Fortuna, the Roman goddess of luck -Geographical:*19 Fortuna, asteroid*Fortuna, California, town located on the north coast of California*Fortuna, United States Virgin Islands...

    , the Roman goddess of luck (from the Greek Tyche
    In ancient Greek city cults, Tyche was the presiding tutelary deity that governed the fortune and prosperity of a city, its destiny....



  • 19 Fortuna
    19 Fortuna
    19 Fortuna is one of the largest main-belt asteroids. It has a composition similar to 1 Ceres: a darkly colored surface that is heavily space-weathered with the composition of primitive organic compounds, including tholins....

    , asteroid
  • Fortuna, California
    Fortuna, California
    Fortuna is a city in western-central Humboldt County, California, United States. The population was 11,926 at the 2010 census, up from 10,497 at the 2000 census. The city lies on the northeast shore of the Eel River , and is on U.S...

    , town located on the north coast of California
  • Fortuna, United States Virgin Islands
    Fortuna, United States Virgin Islands
    Fortuna is a settlement on the island of Saint Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands. It is located in the far west of the island....

  • Fortuna, California, former name of Fargo, California
    Fargo, California
    Fargo is a former settlement in Fresno County, California. It was located on the Southern Pacific Railroad south-southeast of Sanger, at an elevation of 358 feet . Fargo still appeared on maps as of 1923....

  • Fortuna, North Dakota
    Fortuna, North Dakota
    As of the census of 2000, there were 31 people, 17 households, and 8 families residing in the city. The population density was 31.0 people per square mile . There were 39 housing units at an average density of 39.0 per square mile . The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White...

    , town located in the northwest of North Dakota, near the Canadian border.
  • Fortuna Air Force Station
    Fortuna Air Force Station
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    , abandoned Air Force Long Range radar site from the Cold War.
  • Fortuna (SEPTA station)
    Fortuna (SEPTA station)
    Fortuna is a station along the SEPTA Lansdale/Doylestown Line. It is located near the corner of North Broad Street and Cowpath Road in Hatfield Pennsylvania, United States. Cowpath Road was originally an actual cow path. The station was named after a cow that was killed at the crossing.-External...

  • Fortuna, Spain, town located in the province of Murcia in Spain
  • Fortuna (Maranhão)
    Fortuna (Maranhão)
    Fortuna is a town and municipality in the state of Maranhão in the Northeast region of Brazil.-References:...

    , town and municipality in Brazil
  • Fortuna (San Luis)
    Fortuna (San Luis)
    Fortuna is a village and municipality in San Luis Province in central Argentina.-References:...

    , village and municipality in Argentina


  • Fortuna (Brazilian singer)
    Fortuna (Brazilian singer)
    Fortuna is a Brazilian female singer-songwriter of Jewish background, and a researcher of the Sephardic tradition since 1992.-External links:*...

    , a female singer and composer from Brazil of Jewish origin
  • Brian Fortuna
    Brian Fortuna
    Brian Fortuna is an American professional ballroom dancer, choreographer and instructor.-Biography:Brian Fortuna is a multi-talented performer who is currently starring in Theatre Production's Limited Over the Rainbow as Danny Cassidy...

     (b. 1982), American ballroom dancer
  • Diana Fortuna
    Diana Fortuna
    Diana Fortuna is an American businesswoman, who is the Chief Financial Officer of the Metropolitan Opera. She spent most of her career working in government budget positions and was the president of the Citizens Budget Commission in New York City from 1998 to February 2008.-Biography:Fortuna was...

     (b. 1956), American businesswoman
  • Diego Fortuna
    Diego Fortuna
    Diego Fortuna is a retired male discus thrower from Italy, who represented his native country in two consecutive Summer Olympics . He won the men's discus throw event at the 2001 Mediterranean Games, and set his personal best on June 24, 2000 at a meet in Ravenna.-Achievements:-References:*...

    , an Italian discus thrower
  • Józef Fortuna
    Józef Fortuna
    Józef Fortuna is a Polish politician, member of Prawo i Sprawiedliwość party. He was elected to Sejm on September 25, 2005.-References:...

     (b. 1952), Polish politician
  • Loris Fortuna
    Loris Fortuna
    Loris Fortuna was an Italian left-wing politician, and former Member of Parliament since 1963.-Biography:...

     (1924—1985), Italian left-wing politician
  • Maciej Fortuna
    Maciej Fortuna
    Maciej Fortuna is a Polish trumpet player, composer and musical educator. He is considered one of the most dynamic and versatile artist among young generation of polish jazz musicians....

    , Polish trumpet player, composer and musical educator
  • Stan Fortuna
    Stan Fortuna
    Fr Stan Fortuna, C.F.R. is a Catholic priest notable for his evangelical musical contributions of various genres, primarily Catholic-based jazz and hip hop....

     (b. 1957) Catholic priest notable for his evangelical musical contributions
  • Wojciech Fortuna
    Wojciech Fortuna
    Wojciech Fortuna is a former Polish ski jumper who won the Olympic Gold Medal in the Large Hill at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo. The Gold Medal was Poland's first - and the only gold until Vancouver 2010 - in the Winter Olympics history.He competed from 1972 to 1976.-External links:...

    , a Polish ski jumper and Olympic gold medallist
  • Diego Mazquiarán
    Diego Mazquiarán
    Diego Mazquiarán , often called simply Fortuna, was a Spanish matador.-Career:Mazquiarán was made a full matador on September 17, 1916 by Rafael Gómez in Madrid, Spain....

    , a Spanish matador known as Fortuna

Entertainment and fiction

  • Fortuna (film)
    Fortuna (film)
    Fortuna aka Seduced in Sodom aka The Girl from the Dead Sea a 1966 film directed by Menahem Golan. It was released in the United States in 1969 in a dubbed version.-Plot:...

    , Israeli film directed by Menahem Golan
  • Bib Fortuna, Star Wars character
  • Fortuna is a planet in the Star Fox Series
    Star Fox series
    is a video game series published by Nintendo. The original game was a forward-scrolling 3D Sci-Fi rail shooter. Later sequels added more directional freedom as the series progressed. The game concept was inspired by a shrine to a fox god who could fly, which Shigeru Miyamoto visited regularly...

    . Not to be confused with Fichina mistranslated as Fortuna in Star Fox 64
    Star Fox 64
    , known in Australia and Europe as Lylat Wars, is a scrolling shooter video game for the Nintendo 64 video game console. It is a reboot of the original Star Fox, and the only game in the Star Fox series to be released on the Nintendo 64....


  • Fortuna (steamboat)
    Fortuna (steamboat)
    The steamboat Fortuna was a vessel that operated on Lake Washington in the first part of the 20th Century.-Construction:Fortuna was built in 1904 at a shipyard on the west side of Lake Washington two blocks south of Leschi Park. She was 106.9 feet in length overall, and rated at 81 tons...

  • Fortuna, a Spanish ship that wrecked in Wilmington, North Carolina
    Wilmington, North Carolina
    Wilmington is a port city in and is the county seat of New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States. The population is 106,476 according to the 2010 Census, making it the eighth most populous city in the state of North Carolina...


  • Fortuna (PRNG)
    Fortuna (PRNG)
    Fortuna is a cryptographically secure pseudorandom number generator devised by Bruce Schneier and Niels Ferguson. It is named after Fortuna, the Roman goddess of chance.- Design :Fortuna is a family of secure PRNGs; its design...

    , an algorithm for cryptographically secure pseudo-random number generation, design by Niels Ferguson and Bruce Schneier
  • Fortuna (cigarette)
    Fortuna (cigarette)
    Fortuna is a brand of cigarettes owned by Franco-Spanish company Altadis, and hence a sub-section of British tobacco group Imperial Tobacco. Fortuna contains a blend of American tobacco made mainly from Virginia-type tobacco...

    , a cigarette brand owned by Altadis
    Altadis is a multinational purveyor and manufacturer of cigarettes, tobacco and cigars. Altadis was formed via a 1999 merger between Tabacalera, the former Spanish tobacco monopoly and SEITA, the former French tobacco monopoly...

  • "O Fortuna
    O Fortuna
    "O Fortuna" is a medieval Latin Goliardic poem written early in the thirteenth century, part of the collection known as the Carmina Burana. It is a complaint about fate, and Fortuna, a goddess in Roman mythology and personification of luck....

    ", widely recognizable opening movement of Carl Orff's Carmina Burana
    Carmina Burana (Orff)
    Carmina Burana is a scenic cantata composed by Carl Orff in 1935 and 1936. It is based on 24 of the poems found in the medieval collection Carmina Burana...

  • A name for bagatelle
    Bagatelle is a billiards-derived indoor table game, the object of which is to get a number of balls past wooden pins into holes...

    , a game developed from billiard
  • A genetically modified potato
    The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial Solanum tuberosum of the Solanaceae family . The word potato may refer to the plant itself as well as the edible tuber. In the region of the Andes, there are some other closely related cultivated potato species...

     developed by BASF Plant Science
    BASF Plant Science
    BASF Plant Science is a subsidiary of BASF in which all plant biotechnology activities are consolidated. The headquarters of BASF Plant Science are located in the BASF Agrarzentrum Limburgerhof Germany and in Research Triangle Park North Carolina USA...

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