What is John?

  • (noun): The last of the four Gospels in the New Testament.
    Synonyms: Gospel According to John
    See also — Additional definitions below

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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, although he also used other combinations of his names, such ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 University in Prague ... 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 ...

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

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    It was in and about the Martinmas time,
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    A process of genocide is being carried out before the eyes of the world.
    —Pope John Paul II (b. 1920)

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    Jane Austen (1775–1817)