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Jimeno Garces of Pamplona

Jimeno Garces, sometimes Jimeno II, was the King of Pamplona from 925 until his death. He was the brother of King Sancho I Garces and son of Garcia Jimenez by his second wife, Dadildis of Pallars. When his brother died, Sanchos only son, Garcia S ...

Lady Jin

Lady Jin was the second known wife of Wang Yanjun, a ruler of the Chinese Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period state Min. Very little was recorded in written history about her. Indeed, while her family name was given as Jin in the New History o ...

Marquis Jing of Jin

Marquis Jing of Jin, Ancestral name is Ji, given name is Yijiu, was the sixth ruler of the state of Jin during the Western Zhou Dynasty. After his father, Marquis Li of Jin died, he ascended the throne of Jin. In 842 BC, the seventeenth year of t ...

Joachim of Osogovo

Joachim of Osogovo or Joachim Osogovski was a Serbian hermit, now a saint,a contemporary of Gabriel of Lesnovo and Prohor of Pcenja. Joachim was named after a mountain, the Osogovo,no differently than Prohor Pcenjski who, too, was named after a m ...

Joasaph II of Constantinople

Joasaph II, known as the Magnificent was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1556 to 1565.

Joehana

Akhmad Bassah, best known by the pen name Joehana, was an author from the Dutch East Indies who wrote in Sundanese. He worked for a time on the railroad before becoming an author by 1923, and had a strong interest in social welfare; this interest ...

Pere Johan

Pere Johan or Pere Joan was a Catalan Gothic sculptor. He was the son of sculptor Jordi de Deu, a former slave and disciple of sculptor Jaume Cascalls. His first solo works are known from the late 1410s, such as a keystone in the nave of the Cath ...

Johann of Limburg

Johann of Limburg, count of Limburg, gt von Stirum, son of Dietrich II of Isenberg-Limburg. He married 1st Uda von Ravensberg and 2nd Margareta von Ahaus, and had four children: Dietrich III of Limburg, count of Limburg zu Stirum fl. 1347/91; Joh ...

John I (bishop of Orkney)

John was an 11th-century prelate. According to the Saxon writer Adam of Bremen, historian of the archbishops of Hamburg, John was sent to Orkney by Adalbert, Archbishop of Hamburg, to succeed Thorulf as Bishop of Orkney. According to Adam, he had ...

John I of Gaeta

John I was the second hypatos of Gaeta of his dynasty, a son of Dociblis I and Matrona, and perhaps the greatest of medieval Gaetan rulers. John began his rule as an associate of his father from either 867, right after his fathers violent takeove ...

John III Rizocopus

John III Rizocopus was an Exarch of Ravenna. Following the restoration of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian II, he sent a military force to savage Ravenna. "Apparently," writes Jeffrey Richards, "some prominent Ravennates were involved in the revol ...

John IV of Naples

This article is about the duke, secular ruler of the city, for the patron saint and bishop, see John IV, Bishop of Naples. John IV was the mostly absentee duke of Naples from 997 to after 1002. He was the son and successor of Sergius III. John IV ...

John VII of Constantinople

John VII, surnamed Grammatikos or Grammaticus, i.e., "the Grammarian", was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from January 21, 837 to March 4, 843, died before 867. He is not to be confused with the much earlier philosopher John Philoponos.

John and Paul

John and Paul are saints who lived during the fourth century in the Roman Empire. They were martyred at Rome on 26 June. The year of their martyrdom is uncertain according to their Acts ; it occurred under Julian the Apostate.

John I (bishop of Jerusalem)

John I of Jerusalem was the seventh Bishop of Jerusalem. He was, according to Eusebius, a Jewish Christian born to Jewish parents who kept the Law of the Torah. According to universal tradition, John I replaced the first bishop of Jerusalem Saint ...

John II Platyn

John Platyn or Platinus was an Exarch of Ravenna. John replaced Theodore II as exarch in 687. That same year, he took an active role in a disputed papal election. Bribed by the archdeacon Paschal, he demanded that the latter should be made pope. ...

John Kingsbury

John Kingsbury was an early resident of Watertown, Massachusetts and a founder of Dedham, Massachusetts. He represented Dedham in the Great and General Court in 1647.

John of Conza

John of Conza or Compsa, was a native of Compsa. Taking advantage of the turmoil in the Exarchate of Ravenna and the preoccupation of the Byzantine emperor Heraclius with the Persian war in the East, he attacked and captured Naples, becoming its ...

John of Saint Omer

He was a younger son of Bela of Saint Omer and Bonne de la Roche, sister of the Lord of Athens and Thebes, Guy I de la Roche. Upon their marriage, in 1240, Guy gave Bela the lordship over half of Thebes. John participated, along with his brothers ...

John of Worcester

John of Worcester was an English monk and chronicler who worked at Worcester Priory. He is usually held to be the author of the Chronicon ex chronicis.

John the Cappadocian

A different John the Cappadocian was Patriarch from 518–520. See John of Cappadocia. John the Cappadocian was a praetorian prefect of the East in the Byzantine Empire under Emperor Justinian I. He was also a patrician and the consul ordinarius of ...

John the Merciful

Saint John the Merciful, also known as St John the Almsgiver, John the Almoner, John V of Alexandria, John Eleymon, and Johannes Eleemon, was the Chalcedonian Patriarch of Alexandria in the early 7th century and a Christian saint. He is the patro ...

John the Orphanotrophos

John the Orphanotrophos, was the chief court eunuch during the reign of the Byzantine Emperor Romanos III. John was born in the region of Paphlagonia and his family is said to have been engaged in some disreputable trade, perhaps money-changing o ...

John the Prophet

John the Prophet, known also as Venerable John, was the abbot of the monastery of Merosala and teacher of Dorotheus of Gaza. He practiced a life of silence and earned the gifts of prophecy and perspicacity, for which he received the designation o ...

John the Warrior

John the Warrior is a Christian saint and martyr. He was born in the 4th century and lived until his death in the Byzantine Empire. Forced by Julian the Apostate to serve as a warrior against Christianity, he was imprisoned after being caught hel ...

John Tzibus

John Tzibus or Joannes Tzibus was a general of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I. He served as the magister militum per Armeniam, replacing the unpopular Peter. He founded the port city of Petra, Lazica, through which he monopolized the trade in ...

John XII of Antioch

Yeshu, son of a priest called John, was born in the 12th century. He became a monk at the Monastery of the Akhsnoye Stranger Ascetics on the Sacred Mountain of Edessa where he became known for his asceticism. Yeshu was elevated to priesthood befo ...

John, Prince of Sweden (12th century)

John, who died between 1150 and 1153, was the eldest son of King Sverker I of Sweden of Sweden and his queen Ulvhild Håkansdotter. He had a role in the outbreak of a war between Sweden and Denmark in the 1150s.

Jonah Hlezna

Jonah Hlezna was an Eastern Orthodox primate of the Metropolitan see of Kiev. In 1482–88 Hlezna served as an archbishop of Polotsk. Upon a death of his predecessor Simeon of Kiev in 1488 provisionally held the see. Upon approval of the Grand Duke ...

Jordan (Bishop of Poland)

Jordan was the first Bishop of Poland from 968 with his seat, most probably, in Poznan. He was an Italian or German. Most evidence shows that he was missionary bishop subordinate directly to the Pope. He arrived in the territory of Lechina future ...

Joseph the Hymnographer

Saint Joseph the Hymnographer was a Greek monk of the ninth century. He is one of the greatest liturgical poets and hymnographers of the Eastern Orthodox Church, but as a poet he is often confused with Joseph, the Archbishop of Thessalonica and b ...

Diogenes of Judea

Diogenes was a soldier in the service of the Hasmonean king Alexander Jannaeus. He appears in Josephuss work Antiquities of the Jews. In revenge for the support of certain Pharisees for Demetrius III of Syrias invasion of Judea, Diogenes advised ...

Julian of Le Mans

Saint Julian of Le Mans is a saint venerated in both the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church, honored as the first bishop of Le Mans. His feast day is January 27. The translation of his relics is celebrated on July 25.

Juliana Grenier

Juliana or Julianne Grenier was the Lady of Caesarea, which she inherited from her brother, Walter II, upon his death between 1189 and 1191. When she inherited the lordship, it had recently been conquered by Saladin, but in September 1192 it was ...

Julius Bassianus

Gaius Julius Bassianus or Bassus, also known as Julius Bassianus was a Syrian Arab high priest of Elagabalus at the Temple of the Sun in Emesa, where this solar deity was worshipped in a shape of a black stone. The name Elagabalus derives from Il ...

Lucius Julius Caesar (consul 64 BC)

Lucius Julius Caesar was a Roman politician and senator who was elected consul of the Roman Republic in 64 BC. A supporter of his cousin, the Roman dictator Gaius Julius Caesar, Lucius was a key member of the senatorial faction which strove to av ...

Gaius Julius Callistus

Gaius Julius Callistus was a Greek imperial freedman during the reigns of Roman Emperors Caligula and Claudius. Callistus was originally a freedman of Caligula, and was given great authority during his reign, which he used to amass even greater w ...

Sextus Julius Major

Sextus Julius Major was a Roman senator active during the first half of the second century, and who held several positions in the service of the emperor. Major was suffect consul around 126. Majors origins were with the "high aristocracy" of Asia ...

Lucius Junius Pullus (consul 249 BC)

Lucius Junius Pullus was a Roman general and the consul of Rome in 249 BC. together with Publius Claudius Pulcher during the First Punic War. After the disastrous defeat of Publius Claudius Pulchers fleet at the First Battle of Drepana, where his ...

Justa (rebel)

Justa was elected by Samaritans as their king during the 484 AD Samaritan revolt. Following his ascent in Samaria, he moved on Caesarea, where a noteworthy Samaritan community lived. There, many Christians were killed and the church of St. Procop ...

Justinian of Ramsey Island

Saint Justinian was a 6th-century hermit who lived on Ramsey Island, near St. Davids, in the Welsh county of Pembrokeshire.

Justus

Justus was the fourth Archbishop of Canterbury. He was sent from Italy to England by Pope Gregory the Great, on a mission to Christianize the Anglo-Saxons from their native paganism, probably arriving with the second group of missionaries despatc ...

Justus II of Jerusalem

Justus II of Jerusalem was a 2nd-century Jewish Christian bishop of Jerusalem. According to Eusebius of Caesarea, there were thirteen bishops of Jerusalem, all Jewish Christians. and he was 11th on that list. Exact dates are not given by Eusebius ...

Juthwara

Saint Juthwara or Jutwara was a British virgin and martyr from Dorset, who probably lived in the sixth century. Her relics were translated to Sherborne during the reign of Ethelred the Unready. Nothing further is known with certainty about her li ...

Ka (pharaoh)

Ka, also Sekhen, was a Predynastic pharaoh of Upper Egypt belonging to Dynasty 0. He probably reigned during the first half of the 32nd century BC. The length of his reign is unknown.

Alexios Kaballarios

Alexios Kaballarios or Kaballares was a Byzantine aristocrat, cousin of Emperor Michael VIII Palaiologos. He participated in the Byzantine campaigns in the Morea in the early 1260s, and was taken prisoner by William II of Villehardouin after the ...

Abu Ibrahim al-Kabir

Khalil Muhammad Issa, better known by his nom de guerre Abu Ibrahim al-Kabir, was a Palestinian Arab commander during the 1936-39 Arab revolt in Palestine.

Kadashman-Enlil I

Kadasman-Enlil I, typically rendered m ka-das-man- d EN.LIL in contemporary inscriptions, was a Kassite King of Babylon from ca. 1374 BC to 1360 BC, perhaps the 18th of the dynasty. He is known to have been a contemporary of Amenhotep III of Egyp ...

Kaukuna Kahekili

Kaukuna Kahekili, often called Kehikili or Kehikiri in earlier sources, was a Hawaiian high chief during the early period of the Kingdom of Hawaii. His parentage and ancestry are disputed. Most source said he was descended from the Kings of Maui, ...

Kaikhosro III Gurieli

Kaikhosro III Gurieli was a member of the Georgian family of Gurieli, a princely dynasty of Guria. He was briefly Prince-regnant of Guria as a rival to his brother Giorgi IV Gurieli in 1716. In 1724, he emigrated to the Russian Empire, where he c ...