Famous People with Name John

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Famous People with Name John

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John Akii-Bua     John Akii-Bua        Origin/Culture/Country: African

John Akii-Bua: was a Ugandan hurdler and the first Olympic champion from his country.Akii-Bua started his athletic career as a hurdler on the short distance, but coached by British-born coach Malcolm Arnold, he was introduced to the 400 m hurdles [1]. After finishing 4th in the 1970 Commonwealth Games and running the fastest season time in 1971,

John Philip "Bakkies" Both     John Philip "Bakkies" Both        Origin/Culture/Country: African

John Philip "Bakkies" Both: is a South African rugby union footballer who plays lock for the South African national rugby team, the Springboks. He also plays for the Blue Bulls provincial team in the Currie Cup competition and for the Bulls Super 14 team.

John Xavier Merriman     John Xavier Merriman        Origin/Culture/Country: African

John Xavier Merriman: was the last prime minister of the Cape Colony before the formation of the Union of South Africa in 1910.He entered politics in 1869, having first been a farmer and surveyor. At this time the Cape Colony was in the transition stage of representative gover

John Fairbairn     John Fairbairn        Origin/Culture/Country: African

John Fairbairn: was a newspaper proprietor, educator, financier and politician. According to the Standard Encyclopaedia of Southern Africa, “The embryo of the State education system we know today, trial by jury, the principle of the mutual life assurance company – all these were fruits of his endeavours at the Cape”.

John Kongos     John Kongos        Origin/Culture/Country: African

John Kongos: is a singer-songwriter.Having had substantial success in South Africa in the early 1960s with his band Johnny and the G-Men, as well as a solo artist, Kongos came to Britain to pursue his musical career. His first UK-based group, Floribunda Rose, formed in April 1967, comprised British musicians, Pete Clifford (guitar) and Jack Russell (bass, vocals), who'd come to South Africa in June 1965 with The 004; Dutch-born drummer Nick Dokter, a latter day member of 004; and Cyprus-born keyboard player Chris Demetriou from John E Sharpe & The Squires.

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