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John Peel
... John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, OBE (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter, record producer and journalist ...
Jan Hus
1369 – 6 July 1415), often referred to in English as John Hus or John Huss, was a Czech priest, philosopher, reformer, and master at Charles ... After John Wycliffe, the theorist of ecclesiastical Reformation, Hus is considered the first Church reformer (living prior to Luther, Calvin, and Zwingli) ...
1782 - Births
1863) March 18 – John C. 1861) July 26 – John Field, Irish composer (d. 1840) November 1 – Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d ...
John Wyndham
... John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris (10 July 1903 – 11 March 1969) was an English science fiction writer who usually used the pen name John Wyndham ...
Gettysburg Address - Background
... to Gettysburg on November 18, Lincoln remarked to John Hay that he felt weak ... On the morning of November 19, Lincoln mentioned to John Nicolay that he was dizzy ... In the railroad car the President rode with his secretary, John G ...

More definitions of "John":

  • (noun): Youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216).
    Synonyms: King John, John Lackland

Famous quotes containing the word john:

    There St. John mingles with my friendly bowl
    The feast of reason and the flow of soul;
    Alexander Pope (1688–1744)

    Mothers have as powerful an influence over the welfare of future generations, as all other causes combined.
    John Abbott. The Mother at Home; or the Principles of Maternal Duty, John Abbott, Crocker and Brewster (1833)

    How soon I may ride the whole world about;
    And at the third question thou must not shrink,
    But tell me here truly what I do think.”
    —Unknown. King John and the Abbot of Canterbury (l. 30–32)