(Karol Wojtyla) 1920–2005, Polish ecclesiastic: pope 1978–2005.
original name Karol Wojtyla. 1920–2005, pope (1978–2005), born in Poland: the first non-Italian to be elected since 1522
- John peter zenger
[zeng-er, -ger] /ˈzɛŋ ər, -gər/ noun 1. John Peter, 1697–1746, American journalist, printer, and publisher, born in Germany: his libel trial and eventual acquittal (1735) set a precedent for establishing freedom of the press in America.
- John q citizen
noun phrase Any man, esp the average or typical man; joe average: John Q Citizen seems to yearn for the big cars (1940s+)
- John ransom
[ran-suh m] /ˈræn səm/ noun 1. John Crowe [kroh] /kroʊ/ (Show IPA), 1888–1974, U.S. poet, critic, and teacher. /ˈrænsəm/ noun 1. the release of captured prisoners, property, etc, on payment of a stipulated price 2. the price demanded or stipulated for such a release 3. rescue or redemption of any kind 4. hold to ransom […]
- John rolfe
[rolf] /rɒlf/ noun 1. John, 1585–1622, English colonist in Virginia (husband of Pocahontas). /rɒlf/ noun 1. Frederick William, also known as Baron Corvo. 1860–1913, British novelist. His best-known work is Hadrian the Seventh (1904)