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John (XXIII)
▪ antipope original name  Baldassare Cossa   born , Naples died Nov. 22, 1419, Florence       schismatic antipope from 1410 to 1415.       After receiving his ...
John Adams
➡ Adams (IV) * * *
John Adams: Inaugural Address
▪ Primary Source       Saturday, March 4, 1797       When it was first perceived, in early times, that no middle course for America remained between unlimited ...
John Adams: On the Importance of Property for the Suffrage
▪ Primary Source              James Sullivan, a member of the provincial congress of Massachusetts, corresponded with John Adams in May 1776 when the latter was a ...
John Adams: Party Divisions in America
▪ Primary Source       John Adams's astute comments on the origin and growth of political parties were prompted by a pamphlet, Crisis, which had been sent to him by its ...
John Adams: The Foundation of Government
▪ Primary Source              The prospect of independence meant more than fighting a war with Britain. It also entailed the formation of new governments in ...
John Adams: The Meaning of the American Revolution
▪ Primary Source              John Adams sent the following lucid essay to Hezekiah Niles, editor of the Weekly Register, on February 13, 1818, and Niles praised ...
John Alcock
➡ Alcock * * *
John Arlott
➡ Arlott * * *
John Aubrey
➡ Aubrey * * *
John Bar Qursos
▪ Syrian bishop also called  John Of Tella   born 483 died 538, Antioch, Syria       monk and bishop of Tella (near modern Aleppo, Syria), a leading theological ...
John Barbirolli
➡ Barbirolli * * *
John Barleycorn
a personification of barley as used in malt liquor, of malt liquor itself, or of any intoxicating liquor. [1610-20] * * *
John Barth
➡ Barth * * *
John Bartholomew and Son
▪ British company       mapmaking and publishing company of the United Kingdom, located in Edinburgh and specializing in the use of hypsometric (layer) colouring in ...
John Berger
➡ Berger * * *
John Betjeman
➡ Betjeman * * *
John Birch Society
an ultraconservative organization, founded in December 1958 by Robert Welch, Jr., chiefly to combat alleged Communist activities in the U.S. * * * Organization founded in 1958 ...
John Bircher
Bircher. [1960-65; JOHN BIRCH (SOCIETY) + -ER1] * * *
John Boorman
➡ Boorman * * *
John Boulting
➡ Boulting brothers * * *
John Boynton Priestley
➡ Priestley (I) * * *
John Braine
➡ Braine * * *
John Brown
➡ Brown (IX) * * *
John Brown's Body
a long narrative poem (1928) by Stephen Vincent Benét, about the U.S. Civil War. * * *
John Brown’s Body
➡ Brown. * * *
John Buchan
➡ Buchan * * *
John Bull
—John Bullish. —John Bullishness. —John Bullism. 1. England; the English people. 2. the typical Englishman. [1705-15; named after John Bull, chief character in Arbuthnot's ...
John Bunyan
➡ Bunyan (I) * * *
John Byng
➡ Byng * * *
John Cabot
➡ Cabot * * *
John Cage
➡ Cage (I) * * *
John Carroll University
▪ university, University Heights, Ohio, United States       private, coeducational institution of higher learning in University Heights, Ohio, U.S., just east of ...
John Cheever
➡ Cheever * * *
John Churchill
➡ Marlborough * * *
John Clare
➡ Clare * * *
John Cleese
➡ Cleese * * *
John Climacus, Saint
▪ Byzantine monk born c. 579 died c. 649, Mt. Sinai, Sinai Peninsula; feast day March 30       Byzantine monk and author of Climax tou paradeisou (Greek: “The Ladder ...
John Cobb
➡ Cobb * * *
John Cockroft
➡ Cockroft * * *
John Coltrane
➡ Coltrane * * *
John Constable
➡ Constable * * *
John Cotman
➡ Norwich School * * *
John Crome
➡ Norwich School * * *
John D Rockefeller
➡ Rockefeller (I) * * *
John Dankworth
➡ Dankworth * * *
John Davison Rockefeller
➡ Rockefeller (I) * * *
John Day
▪ Oregon, United States       city, Grant county, northeast-central Oregon, U.S., situated at the confluence of John Day River and Canyon Creek, near the Strawberry ...
John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
National monument, north-central Oregon, U.S. With an area of 14,014 acres (5,676 hectares), it is located along the John Day River (named after a Virginian scout of the 1811 ...
John Deere{™}
a product name of US farm, building and garden vehicles made by Deere and Company and advertised with the slogan ‘Nothing runs like a Deere.‘ The company was established in ...
John Dillinger
➡ Dillinger * * *
John Doe
1. an anonymous, average man. 2. a fictitious name used in legal proceedings for a male party whose true name is not known. Cf. Jane Doe, Richard Roe. 3. of or for an unknown ...
John Donne
➡ Donne * * *
John Dory
/dawr"ee, dohr"ee/, pl. John Dories. any fish of the family Zeidae, esp. Zeus faber, of European seas, having a vertically compressed body and long spines in the dorsal ...
John Dos Passos
➡ Dos Passos * * *
John Dowland
➡ Dowland * * *
John Dryden
➡ Dryden * * *
John E. Bruce: African American Plea for Organized Resistance to White Men (1889)
▪ Primary Source       When reactionary white supremacists regained political power in the South after Reconstruction, they imposed upon African Americans a regime of ...
John Edgar Hoover
➡ Hoover (II) * * *
John Edwards
➡ Edwards (III) * * *
John Eliot Gardiner
➡ Gardiner * * *
John Evelyn
➡ Evelyn * * *
John Everett Millais
➡ Millais * * *
John F Kennedy
➡ Kennedy (V) * * *
John F Kerry
➡ Kerry * * *
John F. Kennedy International Airport
international airport in New York City, on SW Long Island. Formerly, Idlewild. * * *
John F. Kennedy: A Long Twilight Struggle
▪ Primary Source              By the end of the 1950s it had become apparent to many observers that the power struggle between East and West had developed into a ...
John F. Kennedy: Inaugural Address
▪ Primary Source       Friday, January 20, 1961       Vice President Johnson, Mr. Speaker, Mr. Chief Justice, President Eisenhower, Vice President Nixon, ...
John F. Kennedy: Soviet Missiles in Cuba
▪ Primary Source       On Sunday, October 14, 1962, a U.S. surveillance flight over Cuba took photographs furnishing incontrovertible evidence that Soviet medium-range ...
John F. Kennedy: The American Promise to African Americans
▪ Primary Source              On June 11, 1963, a momentous event occurred at the University of Alabama. Two African American residents of Alabama, who were ...
John Fletcher
➡ Fletcher * * *
John Forbes Kerry
➡ Kerry * * *
John Ford
➡ Ford (V) * * *
John Foster Dulles
➡ Dulles * * *
John Fowles
➡ Fowles * * *
John Francome
➡ Francome * * *
John Frederick
▪ elector of Saxony byname  John Frederick the Magnanimous,  German  Johann Friedrich der Grossmütige  born June 30, 1503, Torgau, Saxony died March 3, 1554, Weimar, ...
John Frederick (II)
▪ duke of Saxony byname  John Frederick The Middle One,  German  Johann Friedrich Der Mittlere  born Jan. 8, 1529, Torgau, Saxony died May 9, 1595, Steyr, ...
John Galliano
➡ Galliano * * *
John Galsworthy
➡ Galsworthy * * *
John Gay
➡ Gay * * *
John George
▪ elector of Brandenburg born Sept. 11, 1525, Kölln an der Spree, Brandenburg died Jan. 18, 1598, new style, Kölln an der Spree       elector of Brandenburg who in ...
John George I of Saxony
▪ elector of Saxony born March 5, 1585, Dresden, Saxony died Oct. 18, 1656, Dresden       elector of Saxony from 1611, and the “foremost Lutheran prince” of ...
John George II
▪ elector of Saxony born May 31, 1613, Dresden, Saxony died Aug. 22, 1680, Freiberg, Saxony       elector of Saxony (1657–80), under whom Dresden became the musical ...
John George III
▪ elector of Saxony born June 20, 1647, Dresden, Saxony died Sept. 12, 1691, Tübingen, Württemberg       elector of Saxony (1680–91).       He forsook the ...
John George IV
▪ elector of Saxony born Oct. 18, 1668, Dresden, Saxony died April 27, 1694, Dresden       elector of Saxony (1691–94).       At the beginning of his reign ...
John Gielgud
➡ Gielgud * * *
John Glenn
➡ Glenn * * *
John Greenleaf Whittier
➡ Whittier * * *
John Grisham
➡ Grisham * * *
John Hampden
➡ Hampden * * *
John Hancock
1. See Hancock, John. 2. Informal. a person's signature: Put your John Hancock onthis check. [1840-50, Amer.; named after John HANCOCK, from the boldness and legibility of his ...
John Hancock Building
a very tall building, 60 floors high, in Boston, Massachusetts, designed by I M Pei (1917– ) and finished in 1976. It has mirror glass on the outside which reflects the city ...
John Hancock Center
one of the tallest and most impressive buildings in the US, opened in 1969. It is in Chicago on North Michigan Avenue. The building is of black steel, and the outside has lengths ...
John Henry
pl. John Henries for 1. 1. Informal. a person's signature. 2. U.S. Folklore. a legendary black man of exceptional strength and stamina. [1910-15, Amer.; from the proper name] * * ...
John Henry Newman
➡ Newman (I) * * *
John Hume
➡ Hume (II) * * *
John Humphrys
➡ Humphrys * * *
John Huston
➡ Huston * * *
John Hyrcanus I
▪ king of Judaea born c. 175 BC died 104 BC       high priest and ruler of the Jewish nation from 135/134 to 104 BC. Under his reign the Hasmonean kingdom of Judaea in ...
John Hyrcanus II
▪ king of Judaea died 30 BC, Jerusalem       high priest of Judaea from 76 to 40 BC, and, with his brother Aristobulus II, last of the Maccabean (Hasmonean) dynastic ...
John I
1. Saint, died A.D. 526, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 523-526. 2. ("the Great") 1357-1433, king of Portugal 1385-1433. * * * Portuguese João known as John of Aviz born April 11, ...
John I Albert
▪ king of Poland Polish  Jan Olbracht   born Dec. 27, 1459, Kraków, Pol. died June 17, 1501, Toruń       king of Poland and military leader whose reign marked the ...
John I Tzimisces
▪ Byzantine emperor born 925 died Jan. 10, 976, Constantinople  Byzantine emperor (969–976) whose extension of Byzantine influence into the Balkans and Syria and ...
John I, Saint
▪ pope born , Tuscany [Italy] died May 18, 526, Ravenna; feast day May 18       pope from 523 to 526. He ended the Acacian Schism (484–519), thus reuniting the ...
John II
(Mercurius) died A.D. 535, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 533-535. * * * French Jean known as John the Good born April 16, 1319, near Le Mans, Fr.e died April 8, 1364, London, ...
John II Casimir Vasa
▪ king of Poland Polish  Jan Kazimierz Waza   born March 22, 1609, Kraków, Pol. died Dec. 16, 1672, Nevers, France  king of Poland (1648–68) and pretender to the ...
John II Comnenus
born Sept. 13, 1087 died April 8, 1143 Byzantine emperor (1118–43). The son of Alexius I Comnenus, he made it his mission to reconquer Byzantine territory lost to the Arabs, ...
John III
1. (Catelinus) died A.D. 574, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 561-574. 2. (John Sobieski) 1624-96, king of Poland 1674-96. * * * ▪ duke of Brittany byname  John The Good, ...
John III Ducas Vatatzes
born с 1193 died Nov. 3, 1254, Nymphaion Emperor of Nicaea (1222–54). He succeeded Theodore I Lascaris and defeated rivals for the imperial throne in 1223. Two years later ...
John III Sobieski
Polish Jan Sobieski born Aug. 17, 1629, Olesko, Pol. died June 17, 1696, Wilanów Elective king of Poland (1674–96). Named commander in chief of the Polish army (1668), he ...
John Irving
➡ Irving (II) * * *
John IV
died A.D. 642, pope 640-642. * * * ▪ king of Portugal also called (1630–40) João, 8o Duque (8th duke) De Bragança (Bragança, House of), byname John The Fortunate, ...
John IV (or V)
▪ duke of Brittany [1340-99] also called  Earl Of Richmond,  byname  John Of Montfort, or John The Valiant, or The Conqueror,  French  Jean De Montfort, or Jean Le ...
John IV Lascaris
▪ emperor of Nicaea born December 25, 1250 died c. 1305       emperor of Nicaea whose brief reign as a minor was filled with intrigue and conspiracies that culminated ...
John IV Of Odzun
▪ Armenian Orthodox catholicos Armenian Hovhannes Iv Otznetzi born 650, Odzun, Armenia died 729, Dvin       Armenian Orthodox catholicos (supreme head of the Armenian ...
John IX
died A.D. 900, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 898-900. * * * ▪ pope born , Rome [Italy] died January 900       pope from 898 to 900.       Consecrated in January ...
John James Audubon
➡ Audubon * * *
John Keats
➡ Keats * * *
John Kenneth Galbraith
➡ Galbraith * * *
John Knox
➡ Knox * * *
John L Sullivan
➡ Sullivan (III) * * *
John Lawrence Sullivan
➡ Sullivan (III) * * *
John Le Carré
➡ Le Carré * * *
John Lennon
➡ Lennon * * *
John Leonardi, Saint
▪ Roman Catholic priest Italian  San Giovanni Leonardi   born 1541?, near Lucca, Republic of Lucca died Oct. 9, 1609, Rome; canonized 1938; feast day October ...
John Lewis
(also The John Lewis Partnership) a British company that owns a chain of department stores (= large shops selling many types of goods). Employees are all partners in the company ...
John Locke
➡ Locke * * *
John Logie Baird
➡ Baird * * *
John Major
➡ Major * * *
John Martyn
➡ Martyn * * *
John Masefield
➡ Masefield * * *
John Maurice of Nassau
Dutch Johan Maurits van Nassau born June 17, 1604, Dillenburg, Nassau died Dec. 20, 1679, Cleves, Brandenburg Dutch colonial governor and military commander. He fought after ...
John Maynard Keynes
➡ Keynes * * *
John McEnroe
➡ McEnroe * * *
John Millington Synge
➡ Synge * * *
John Milton
➡ Milton * * *
John Muir
➡ Muir (III) * * *
John Nash
➡ Nash (II) * * *
John o'Groat's
Village, Scotland. Near Dunnet Head, it was settled in 1793 by John de Groat and his two brothers. It was once considered Britain's most northerly point, giving rise to the ...
John o'Groat's House
/euh grohts"/ the northern tip of Scotland, near Duncansby Head, NE Caithness, traditionally thought of as the northernmost point of Britain: from Land's End to John o'Groat's ...
John o'Groats
▪ Scotland, United Kingdom       village—near Dunnet Head, the northernmost point of mainland Great Britain—in the Highland council area, historic county of ...
John of Austria
("Don John") 1547?-78, Spanish naval commander and general: victor at the battle of Lepanto. * * *
John of Avila, Saint
▪ Spanish religious reformer Spanish  San Juan de Avila  born 1499/1500, Almodóvar del Campo, near Toledo, Spain died May 10, 1569, Montilla; canonized 1970; feast day May ...
John Of Beverley, Saint
▪ English bishop born , Harpham, Yorkshire, Northumbria died May 7, 721, Beverley, Yorkshire       bishop of York, one of the most popular medieval English ...
John of Brienne
born с 1170 died March 1237, Constantinople Count of Brienne (in northeastern France) and later titular king of Jerusalem (1210–25) and Latin emperor of Constantinople ...
John of Capistrano, Saint
▪ Austrian preacher Italian  San Giovanni da Capistrano   born 1386, Capistrano, Kingdom of Naples died Oct. 23, 1456, Villach, Duchy of Carinthia; canonized 1690; feast day ...
John of Damascus
Saint, A.D. c675-749, priest, theologian, and scholar of the Eastern Church, born in Damascus. Also called Johannes Damascenus. * * *
John of Damascus, Saint
or Saint John Damascene born с 675, Damascus died Dec. 4, 749, near Jerusalem; Western feast day December 4 Monk and theological doctor of the Greek and Latin churches. He ...
John of Ephesus
▪ Turkish bishop also called  John of Asia   born c. 507, near Amida, Mesopotamia died 586 or 588, Chalcedon, Bithynia, Asia Minor       Monophysite bishop of ...
John Of Fordun
▪ Scottish historian born , probably at Fordoun, Aberdeen, Scot. died after 1384       first chronicler to attempt a continuous history of Scotland. His work is ...
John of Gaunt
(Duke of Lancaster) 1340-99, English soldier and statesman: fourth son of Edward III; founder of the royal house of Lancaster (father of Henry IV of England). * * *
John of Gaunt, duke of Lancaster
born March 1340, Ghent died Feb. 3, 1399, London, Eng. English prince, the fourth son of Edward III. John's additional name, "Gaunt" (a corruption of the name of his ...
John of God, Saint
▪ Portuguese monk Spanish  San Juan De Dios,  original name  Juan Ciudad,  Portuguese  São João De Deus, or João Cidade  born March 8, 1495, Montemor-o-Novo, ...
John Of Jandun
▪ French philosopher French  Jean De Jandun   born c. 1286, , Jandun, Champagne, Fr. died 1328, Todi, Papal States       foremost 14th-century interpreter of ...
John of Jerusalem
▪ theologian and bishop born c. 356 died 417       theologian and bishop, a strong advocate of the Platonistic Alexandrian tradition during the 5th-century doctrinal ...
John Of Kronshtadt
▪ Russian priest original name  Ivan Ilich Sergeyev   born Oct. 31, 1829, near Arkhangelsk, Russia died Jan. 2, 1909, Kronshtadt  Russian Orthodox priest-ascetic whose ...
John of Leyden
(Jan Beuckelszoon or Bockhold) 1509-36, Dutch Anabaptist. * * *
John Of Matha, Saint
▪ Roman Catholic saint French  Saint Jean De Matha   born June 23, 1160, Faucon-de-Barcelonette, Fr. died Dec. 17, 1213, Rome; feast day February 8       cofounder of ...
John Of Mirecourt
▪ French philosopher French  Jean De Méricour,  Latin  Johannes De Mercuria  flourished 14th century       French Cistercian monk, philosopher, and theologian ...
John of Nepomuk, Saint
▪ Czech saint also called  Johnof Pomuk , or  John Nepomucen , Czech  Svatý Jan Nepomucký  born c. 1345, , Nepomuk, Bohemia [now in Czech Republic] died March 20, ...
John of Paris
or Jean de Paris or John the Deaf or John Quidort born с 1255, Paris, France died Sept. 22, 1306, Bordeaux, Gascony Dominican monk and disciple of St. Thomas Aquinas. A ...
John of Saint Thomas
▪ Portuguese philosopher Spanish  Juan de Santo Tomás , original name  Juan Poinsat  born July 9, 1589, Lisbon, Port. died June 1644, Fraga, near Barcelona, ...
John of Salisbury
c1115-80, English prelate and scholar. * * * born 1115/20, Salisbury, Wiltshire, Eng. died Oct. 25, 1180, Chartres, France English prelate and scholar. A noted Latinist who ...
John Of Scythopolis
▪ Byzantine theologian flourished 6th century       Byzantine theologian and bishop of Scythopolis, in Palestine (c. 536–550), whose various treatises on the person ...
John of the Cross
Saint (Juan de Yepis y Álvarez), 1542-91, Spanish mystic, writer, and theologian: cofounder with Saint Theresa of the order of Discalced Carmelites. Spanish, San Juan de la ...
John of the Cross, Saint
Spanish San Juan de la Cruz orig. Juan de Yepes y Álvarez born June 24, 1542, Fontiveros, Spain died Dec. 14, 1591, Ubeda; canonized 1726; feast day December 14 Spanish ...
John Osborne
➡ Osborne * * *
John o’Groats
a village in north-east Scotland, traditionally thought of as the most northern point on the British mainland. The name may come from that of Jan de Groot, a Dutchman who is said ...
John Paul
John Paul 1. John Paul I (born Albino Luciani) 1912-78; pope (1978) 2. John Paul II (born Karol Wojtyła) 1920- ; pope (1978- ) * * *
John Paul Getty Junior
➡ Getty Junior * * *
John Paul I
(Albino Luciani) 1912-78, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1978. * * * ▪ pope Latin  Johannes Paulus , original name  Albino Luciani  born Oct. 17, 1912, Forno di Canale, ...
John Paul II
(Karol Wojtyla) born 1920, Polish ecclesiastic: pope since 1978. * * * orig. Karol Wojtyła born May 18, 1920, Wadowice, Pol. died April 2, 2005, Vatican City Pope ...
John Paul Jones
➡ Jones (VI) * * *
John Peel
➡ Peel (I) * * *
John Pershing
➡ Pershing * * *
John Peter Rhys Williams
➡ Williams (IV) * * *
John Philip Sousa
➡ Sousa * * *
John Pierpoint Morgan
➡ Morgan (III) * * *
John Piper
➡ Piper * * *
John Prescott
➡ Prescott * * *
John Profumo
➡ Profumo * * *
John Pym
➡ Pym * * *
John Q Public
(AmE infml) a name used to refer to any average person, especially when seen as representing typical public opinion: What will John Q Public think of higher taxes? Compare ...
John Q. Public
the average or typical U.S. citizen: an entertainment aimed at Mr. and Mrs. John Q. Public. [1935-40, Amer.] * * *
John Quincy Adams
➡ Adams (V) * * *
John Quincy Adams: Inaugural Address
▪ Primary Source       Friday, March 4, 1825       In compliance with an usage coeval with the existence of our Federal Constitution, and sanctioned by the ...
John Quincy Adams: Slavery and the Constitution
▪ Primary Source              The complexity of the issues involved in the debate about the Missouri Compromise is revealed in the selection that appears below ...
John Redwood
➡ Redwood * * *
John Reith
➡ Reith * * *
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
➡ Tolkien * * *
John Ruskin
➡ Ruskin * * *
John Schlesinger
➡ Schlesinger * * *
John Scholasticus
▪ Syrian theologian and jurist also called  John Of Antioch   born c. 503, , near Antioch, Syria died Aug. 31, 577, Constantinople       patriarch of Constantinople ...
John Sigismund
▪ elector of Brandenburg German  Johann Sigismund   born Nov. 8, 1572 died Jan. 2, 1620       elector of Brandenburg from 1608, who united his domain with that of ...
John Singer Sargent
➡ Sargent (I) * * *
John Smith
➡ Smith (VI) * * *
John Soane
➡ Soane * * *
John Steinbeck
➡ Steinbeck * * *
John Stuart Mill
➡ Mill * * *
John Talaia
▪ Egyptian theologian and bishop flourished 5th century       theologian and bishop of Alexandria, Egypt, whose struggle to maintain his episcopal office and preserve ...
John Tavener
➡ Tavener * * *
John Tenniel
➡ Tenniel * * *
John the Apostle, Saint
or St. John the Evangelist or St. John the Divine flourished 1st century AD One of the original Twelve Apostles of Jesus, traditionally credited with writing the fourth Gospel ...
John the Baptist
the forerunner and baptizer of Jesus. Matt. 3. * * *
John the Baptist, Saint
born 1st century AD Jewish prophet revered in Christianity as the forerunner of Jesus. Sources for his life are the four Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, and the historian ...
John the Baptist,Saint
John the Baptist,Saint. First century B.C. Jewish prophet who in the New Testament baptized and prepared the way for Jesus. He was executed by Herod Antipas at the behest of ...
John the Faster, Saint
▪ patriarch of Constantinople flourished 6th century died September 2, 595, Constantinople; feast days January 7 and August 29       patriarch of Constantinople (John ...
John Travolta
➡ Travolta * * *
John Tyler: Dorr's Rebellion
▪ Primary Source       The rebellion led by Thomas Dorr in Rhode Island in 1842 had arisen over the establishment of a new constitution. The issue was whether the people ...
John Updike
➡ Updike * * *
John V
died A.D. 686, pope 685-686. * * * ▪ king of Portugal born Oct. 22, 1689, Lisbon died July 31, 1750, Lisbon       king of Portugal from 1706 to 1750, whose relatively ...
John V (or VI)
▪ duke of Brittany [1389-1442] byname  John The Wise,  French  Jean Le Sage  born Dec. 24, 1389 died Aug. 28, 1442       duke of Brittany from 1399, whose clever ...
John V Palaeologus
born June 18, 1332, Didymoteichon died Feb. 16, 1391, Constantinople Byzantine emperor (1341–91). The son of Andronicus III Palaeologus, he inherited the throne at age nine; ...
John Vanbrugh
➡ Vanbrugh * * *
John VI
died A.D. 705, Greek ecclesiastic: pope 701-705. * * * ▪ king of Portugal born May 13, 1767, Lisbon died March 10, 1826, Lisbon       prince regent of Portugal from ...
John VI Cantacuzenus
born с 1292 died June 15, 1383, Mistra, Byzantine Empire Byzantine emperor (1347–54). As chief adviser (1328–41) to Andronicus III Palaeologus, he directed both domestic ...
John VII
died A.D. 707, Greek ecclesiastic: pope 705-707. * * * ▪ pope born , Greece? died Oct. 18, 707, Rome [Italy]  pope from 705 to 707.       Elected March 1, 705, John ...
John VII Palaeologus
▪ Byzantine emperor Palaeologus also spelled  Palaiologos  born c. 1370 died September 1408, Thessalonica, Byzantine Empire [modern Thessaloníki, ...
John VIII
died A.D. 882, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 872-882. * * * ▪ pope born , Rome [Italy] died Dec. 16, 882, Rome       pope from 872 to 882.       John was a deacon ...
John VIII Palaeologus
born Dec. 17/18, 1392 died Oct. 31, 1448, Constantinople Byzantine emperor (1421–48). The son of Manuel II Palaeologus, he was crowned coemperor with his father in 1408 and ...
John Wayne
➡ Wayne * * *
John Webster
➡ Webster (I) * * *
John Wesley
➡ Wesley (II) * * *
John Wilkes Booth
➡ Booth * * *
John William Friso
▪ prince of Orange Dutch  Johan Willem Friso   born Aug. 14 [Aug. 4, Old Style], 1687, Dessau, Anhalt died July 14, 1711, near Dordrecht, Neth.       Dutch prince of ...
John Wooden
➡ Wooden * * *
John Wycliffe
➡ Wycliffe * * *
John Wyndham
➡ Wyndham * * *
John X
died A.D. 929?, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 914-928. * * * ▪ pope born , Tossignano, near Imola, Romagna [Italy] died 929, Rome       pope from 914 to 928. He was ...
John XI
died A.D. 936, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 931-936. * * * ▪ pope born 910?, Rome [Italy] died December 935/January 936, Rome       pope from 931 to late 935 or early ...
John XI Becchus
▪ patriarch of Constantinople born c. 1235, , Nicaea, Empire of Nicaea died March 1297, Nicomedia, Byzantine Empire       Greek Orthodox patriarch of Constantinople ...
John XII
(Octavian) died A.D. 964, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 955-964. * * * ▪ pope original name Ottaviano, English Octavian born 937?, Rome died May 14, 964       pope from ...
John XIII
died A.D. 972, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 965-972. * * * ▪ pope born , Rome died Sept. 6, 972, Rome       pope from 965 to 972.       He was bishop of Narni, ...
John XIV
died A.D. 984, pope 983-984. * * * ▪ pope original name  Pietro Canepanova   born , Pavia, Lombardy died Aug. 20, 984, Rome       pope from 983 to ...
John XIX
died 1032, pope 1024-32. * * * ▪ pope [1024-1032] original name  Romano , Latin  Romanus   died November/December 1032       pope from 1024 to 1032.       A ...
John XV
died A.D. 996, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 985-996. * * *
John XV (or XVI)
▪ pope [986-996] died March 996, Rome       pope from 985 to 996, who carried out the first solemn canonization in history by papal decree.       His election, ...
John XVII
(Sicco) died 1003, pope 1003. * * *
John XVIII
(Fasanus) died 1009, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1003-09. * * *
John XVIII (or XIX)
▪ pope [1004-1009] original name  Fasano   born , Rome died , June/July 1009, Rome       pope from 1003 to 1009.       Like his predecessor, Pope John XVII, ...
John XXI
(Petrus Hispanus) died 1277, Portuguese ecclesiastic: pope 1276-77. * * * ▪ pope original name  Pedro Julião , byname  Pedro Hispano (the Spaniard) , Latin  Petrus ...
John XXII
(Jacques Duèse) c1244-1334, French ecclesiastic: pope 1316-34. * * * orig. Jacques Duèse born , Cahors, France died Dec. 4, 1334, Avignon Second Avignon pope ...
John XXIII
(Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli) 1881-1963, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1958-63. * * * orig. Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli born Nov. 25, 1881, Sotto il Monte, Italy died June 3, 1963, ...
John, Acts of
▪ New Testament Apocrypha       an apocryphal (noncanonical and unauthentic) Christian writing, composed about AD 180, purporting to be an account of the travels and ...
John, Augustus
▪ Welsh painter in full  Augustus Edwin John  born January 4, 1878, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales died October 31, 1961, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England   Welsh painter ...
John, Augustus (Edwin)
born Jan. 4, 1878, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales died Oct. 31, 1961, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, Eng. Welsh painter, portraitist, muralist, and draftsman. By the age of 20 he had ...
John, Errol
▪ British actor and playwright born Dec. 20, 1924, Port of Spain, Trinidad died July 10, 1988, London, Eng.       Trinidadian-born actor and playwright who wrote Moon ...
John, Gospel According to
▪ New Testament       fourth of the four New Testament narratives recounting the life and death of Jesus Christ; John's is the only one of the four not considered among ...
John, letters of
▪ New Testament       three New Testament writings, all composed sometime around AD 100 and traditionally attributed to John the Evangelist, son of Zebedee and disciple ...
John, Little Willie
▪ American singer byname of  William Edgar John   born Nov. 15, 1937, Cullendale [now Camden], Ark., U.S. died May 26, 1968, Walla Walla, Wash.       rhythm-and-blues ...
John, Sir Elton
▪ British musician Introduction in full  Sir Elton Hercules John , original name  Reginald Kenneth Dwight  born March 25, 1947, Pinner, Middlesex, Eng.     British ...
John, Sir Elton (Hercules)
orig. Reginald Kenneth Dwight born March 25, 1947, Pinner, Middlesex, Eng. British rock singer, pianist, and songwriter. He played piano by ear as a child, winning a ...
John,Saint
John, Saint Known as “the Evangelist” or “the Divine.”fl. first century A.D. One of the 12 Apostles and the brother of James the Great. He is traditionally considered the ...
JohnBarleycorn
John Barleycorn n. A personification of alcoholic liquor. * * *
johnboat
/jon"boht'/, n. a light, square-ended, flat-bottomed skiff. Also, john boat. [1900-05, Amer.; prob. JOHN (the given name) + BOAT; cf. joeboat name for the same type of craft] * * ...
JohnBull
John Bull n. 1. A personification of England or the English. 2. A typical Englishman.   [After John Bull, a character in Law Is a Bottomless Pit by John Arbuthnot.] * * *
JohnDay
John Day A river, about 452 km (281 mi) long, of northern Oregon flowing west and north to the Columbia River. * * *
JohnDoe
John Doe n. 1. Used as a name in legal proceedings to designate an unknown or unidentified man or boy. 2. An average or ordinary man. * * *
JohnDory
John Dory n. Either of two North Atlantic fish (Zeus faber or Z. ocellata) having a laterally compressed body and long spines on the dorsal fin.   [The name John + dory2.] * * *
Johne's disease
/yoh'neuhz/, Vet. Pathol. a chronic diarrheal disease of cattle and sheep caused by infection with Mycobacterium paratuberculosis, an organism related to the tubercle ...
Johne'sdisease
Joh·ne's disease (yōʹnəz) n. A chronic disease of domestic animals, especially cattle and sheep, caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium paratuberculosis and characterized by ...
JohnHancock
John Hancock n. Informal A person's signature.   [After Hancock, John (from the prominence of his signature on the Declaration of Independence).] * * *
JohnIII Sobieski
John III So·bies·ki (sō-byĕsʹkē), 1629-1696. King of Poland (1674-1696) who was a leader in the military expulsion of the Turks from Christian Europe. He formed an ...


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