Famous People with Name Jacob

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Famous People with Name Jacob

Jacob as First Name

Jacob Pavlovitch Adler     Jacob Pavlovitch Adler        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Jacob Pavlovitch Adler: was a (Russian-born) Jewish actor and a star in Yiddish theater, first in Odessa, and later in London and New York City.[1]Nicknamed "nesher hagodl",[3][4] ("the Great Eagle"), Adler being the German word for "eagle",[1][4] he achieved his first theatrical success in Odessa, but his career there was rapidly cut short when Yiddish theater was banned in Russia in 1883.[5][4] He became a star in Yiddish theater in London, and in 1889, on his second voyage to the United States, he settled in New York City.[6][4] Adler soon started a company of his own, ushering in a new,

Jacob Bernstein     Jacob Bernstein        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Jacob Bernstein: was an American chess master.Born into a Jewish family, he lived in New York City. He won thrice New York State Chess Championship (1920, 1921, 1922), and shared 1st with Herman Steiner in 1929 but lost a tiebreak to him.

Jacob Levy Moreno     Jacob Levy Moreno        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Jacob Levy Moreno: New York, USA, May 14, 1974) was the founder of psychodrama, sociometry and the foremost pioneer of group psychotherapy. He was also a leading psychiatrist, theorist and educator. During his lifetime, he was recognized as one of the leading social scientists.

Jacob Lawrence     Jacob Lawrence        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Jacob Lawrence: was an African American painter; he was married to fellow artist Gwendolyn Knight. Lawrence referred to his style as "dynamic cubism", though by his own account the primary influence was not so much French art as the shapes and colors of Harlem.[1]Lawrence is among the best-known twentieth century African American painters, a distinction shared with Romare Bearden. Lawrence was only in his twenties when his "Migration Series" made him nationally famous. The series of paintings was featured in a 1941 issue of Fortune magazine. The series depicted the epic Great Migration of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North.

Jacob Marschak     Jacob Marschak        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Jacob Marschak: was an American economist of Ukrainian Jewish origin.Jacob Marschak (until 1933 Jakob) was born in Kiev as a son of a jeweller. During his studies he joined the social democratic party. As a Menshevik activist he was imprisoned by the Czar's secret police

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Jacob as Last Name

Alex Jacob     Alex Jacob       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Alex Jacob: is an American professional poker player. Among his biggest poker accomplishments are winning the Peter A. Fabrizio Memorial Poker Classic in 2003 and finishing runner-up at the 2006 World Poker Tour (WPT) tournament in Foxwoods Resort Casino on April 9 2006, winning $655,507. Jacob secured his biggest paycheck to date by winning the 2006 U.S. Poker Championship with a first-place prize of $878,500. Jacob has 4 WSOP Final Tables, including a 3rd in Event 3 in No-Limit hold'em at the 2007 World Series of Poker.

Lisa Rae Jacob     Lisa Rae Jacob       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Lisa Rae Jacob: is a former American swimmer won two gold medals at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

John Jeremiah Jacob     John Jeremiah Jacob       Origin/Culture/Country: American

John Jeremiah Jacob: was a Democratic politician from Green Spring (Hampshire County), West Virginia. Jacob served two terms as the fourth Governor of the U.S. State of West Virginia. John Jeremiah Jacob was also elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates from Hampshire

Richard Taylor Jacob     Richard Taylor Jacob       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Richard Taylor Jacob: was 17th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky (1863–64). In 1859 Jacob was elected as a Democrat to Kentucky's state legislature. In 1860, Jacob supported John C. Breckinridge for president. But when the American Civil War broke out, he remained loyal to the U

Jean-Marc Jacob     Jean-Marc Jacob       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Jean-Marc Jacob: was a member of the Canadian House of Commons from 1993 to 1997. He is a veterinarian by career. He was elected in the Charlesbourg electoral district under the Bloc Québécois party in the 1993 federal election, thus serving in the 35th Canadian Parliament. Jacob faced accusations that he advised Quebec members of the Canadian Forces to join a Quebec army if there was a winning vote for Quebec sovereignty in the 1995 Quebec referendum. The prevailing Liberal government decided to investigate these remarks, while the Reform Party demanded Jacob be charged with sedition. Reaction to this incident included a 22 March 1996 sketch on the English language television comedy series Royal Canadian Air Farce where Jacob "learns the meaning of the word sedition".

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