Famous People Named Jackson
Take a look at famous people named Jackson, such as Michael Jackson, Jesse L. Jackson Jr., and Janet Jackson.
Dancer, Songwriter, Music Producer, Singer / 1958 - 2009
Singer-songwriter Michael Jackson's award-winning career as the King of Pop transformed the face of pop music and popular culture. He released the best-selling album in history, Thriller, in 1982. He died unexpectedly in 2009.
Lawyer, Judge, U.S. President, U.S. Representative / 1767 - 1845
Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States. He is known for founding the Democratic Party and for his support of individual liberty.
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profile name: Michael Jackson profile occupation: Dancer, Songwriter, Music Producer, Singer
profile id: 9351181
profile name: Jesse Jackson profile occupation: Civil Rights Activist, Minister, Journalist
profile id: 9350991
profile name: Andrew Jackson profile occupation: Lawyer, Judge, U.S. President, U.S. Representative
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profile name: Stonewall Jackson profile occupation: Educator, General
profile id: 168880
profile name: Randy Jackson profile occupation: Bassist, Music Producer, Singer, Television Personality
profile id: 9542443
profile name: Janet Jackson profile occupation: Dancer, Producer, Singer
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