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People in History A-Z: Letters J to K

This collection of history notes is indexed A-Z by name of the person in question.

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Jack the Ripper
 

Jack the Ripper - Serial killing in 1888

Around in 1888
Slice 'n dice.

     
     
     

Jackson, Andrew
 

Andrew Jackson 1767-1845

1767 - 1845
7th President of the US.

     
     
     

Jackson, Jesse
 

Jesse Jackson (born 1941)

Born 1941
Orator, politician, minister.

     
     
     

James I
 

James I 1566-1625

1566 - 1625
King of Great Britain.

     
     
     

James II
 

James II 1633-1701

1633 - 1701
New York.

     
     
     

Jefferson, Thomas
 

Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826

1743 - 1826
Third president of the US.

     
     
     

Jervis, John
 

John Jervis 1735-1823

1735 - 1823
Nelson's admiral.

     
     
     

Jesus Christ
 

Jesus Christ - 1st century AD

6-4 BC - c. AD 30
Middle Eastern carpentry.

     
     
     

Joan of Arc
 

Joan of Arc 1412-1431

1412 - 1431
La Pucelle.

     
     
     

Jobs, Steve
 

Steve Jobs 1955-2011

1955 - 2011
Apple.

     
     
     

John II of Castile
 

1405 - 1454
Isabella's father.

     
     
     

John II the Good
 

1319 - 1364
French king.

     
     
     

John of Austria
 

John of Austria 1782-1859

1782-1859
Archduke.

     
     
     

John of England
 

King John of England 1167-1216

1167 - 1216
Magna Carta.

     
     
     

John of Gaunt
 

John of Gaunt 1340-1399

1340 - 1399
Duke of Lancaster.

     
     
     

John Paul II
 

Pope John Paul II 1920-2005

1920 - 2005
Pope.

     
     
     

Johnson, Lyndon B.
 

Lyndon B. Johnson 1908-1973

1908 - 1973
36th president of the United States.

     
     
     

Jordan, Barbara
 

Barbara Jordan 1936-1996

1936 - 1996
Excellent orator, among many other things.

     
     
     

Joseph, Chief
 

Chief Joseph 1840-1904

1840 - 1904
Nez Perce leader.

     
     
     

Joseph II
 

Joseph II 1741-1790

1741 - 1790
Holy Roman Emperor.

     
     
     

Josephus
 

Flavius Josephus 37-100

37 - 100
Flavius.

     
     
     

Jourdan, Jean Baptiste
 

Jean Baptiste Jourdan 1762-1833

1762 - 1833
Conscription.

     
     
     

Juárez, Benito
 

Benito Juarez 1806-1872

1806 - 1872
The president whose competitor was an emperor.

     
     
     

Judeich, Walther
 

1859 - 1942
Historian.

     
     
     

Justin
 

3rd century AD
aka
Marcus Junianus Justinus. Historian.

     
     
     

Kafka, Franz
 

Franz Kafka 1883-1924

1883 - 1924
Depressed and brilliant.

     
     
     

Kant, Immanuel
 

Immanuel Kant 1724-1804

1724 - 1804
German philosopher.

     
     
     

Keating, Paul
 

Paul Keating (born 1944)

Born 1944
Australia's PM

     
     
     

Keller, Helen
 

Helen Keller 1880-1968

1880 - 1968
Patty Duke.

     
     
     

Kennedy, Edward M.
 

Edward M. Kennedy 1932-2009

1932 - 2009
U.S. senator and JFK's youngest brother.

     
     
     

Kennedy, John F.
 

John F. Kennedy 1917-1963

1917 - 1963
Cuban Missile Crisis.

     
     
     

Kennedy, Robert F.
 

Robert F. Kennedy 1925-1968

1925 - 1968
Presidential adviser and U.S. senator.

     
     
     

Kerensky, Aleksandr F.
 

Aleksandr F. Kerensky 1881 - 1970

1881 - 1970
Prime Minister of the Provisional Government

     
     
     

Kerry, John
 

John Kerry (born 1943)

Born 1943
U.S. Senator.

     
     
     

Key, Francis Scott
 

Francis Scott Key 1779-1843

1779 - 1843
The Star-Spangled Banner

     
     
     

Khrushchev, Nikita
 

Nikita Khrushchev 1894-1971

1894 - 1971
A god Stalin was not.

     
     
     

King, Martin Luther, Jr.
 

Martin Luther King Jr. 1929-1968

1929 - 1968
The dream.

     
     
     

Kissinger, Henry A.
 

Henry A. Kissinger born 1923

Born 1923
US foreign policy.

     
     
     

Kléber, Jean-Baptiste
 

Jean-Baptiste Kléber 1753-1800

1753 - 1800
French general.

     
     
     

Klee, Paul
 

Paul Klee 1879-1940

1879 - 1940
Swiss painter.

     
     
     

Kolchak, Aleksandr Vasilyevich
 

Aleksandr Vasilyevich Kolchak 1874 - 1920

1874 - 1920
Russian admiral.

     
     
     

Kornilov, Lavr G.
 

Lavr G. Kornilov 1870-1918

1870 - 1918
Russian general.

     
     
     

Kublai Khan
 

Kublai Khan 1215-1294

1215 - 1294
China's Mongol Dynasty.

     
     
     
     
     
 

 

 

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