Famous People Named John
Take a look at famous people named John, such as John Fitzgerald Kennedy, John D Rockefeller, and John Barrymore.
John F. Kennedy
Civil Rights Activist, U.S. President, U.S. Representative / 1917 - 1963
John F. Kennedy, the 35th U.S. president, negotiated the Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty and initiated the Alliance for Progress. He was assassinated in 1963.
Got something to say?blog comments powered by Disqus
profile name: John F. Kennedy profile occupation: Civil Rights Activist, U.S. President, U.S. Representative
profile id: 37967
profile name: John Adams profile occupation: U.S. President
profile id: 9355652
profile name: John Paul II profile occupation: Pope
profile id: 9493358
profile name: John Steinbeck profile occupation: Author
profile id: 9379045
profile name: John Lennon profile occupation: Songwriter, Singer
profile id: 9234057
profile name: John Cabot profile occupation: Explorer
Sign in with Facebook to see how you and your friends are connected to famous icons.
Your Friends' Connections
Other groups you may
be interested in
Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner
2 people in this group
Throughout history, the British have made their mark on pop culture from art and fashion to music and film. The 60's "Swinging London" saw the emergence of supermodels such as Jean Shrimpton and Twiggy, and was dominated by "British Invasion" rock groups like The Beatles and Cream. The 70's brought attention to glam rockers like David Bowie and punk pioneers like the Sex Pistols, while the 80's were marked by the political influences of powerful women - Princess Diana and the "Iron Lady" Margaret Thatcher. The "Cool Britannia" and post-Britpop eras of the 90's and 2000's were propelled by even more inspirational performers, designers and pop culture phenomenon. Biography looks at London's leading icons through the decades.
5 people in this group
In the 1990s, London's artists and cultural tastemakers embraced their British roots. Pop acts like Oasis, Elastica and the Spice Girls dominated 90's music, and reinforced British pride with symbolic use of the Union Flag—Oasis member Noel Gallagher famously used a Union Jack guitar while "Ginger Spice" Geri Halliwell wore the symbol on her trademark, flashy dress. The period was also marked by influential designers like John Galliano and Alexander McQueen, whose unique designs established numerous fashion trends for the decade. Biography.com celebrates these prominent figures, and the many others who led the way for "Cool Britannia."
22 people in this group