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Saint John or St. John could mean:

People

Saints

Scriptural saints

Later, ecclesiastical saints

(in chronological order)

  • Saint John (d. 303), martyred with Cyrus (see Cyrus and John)
  • Saint John (d. 366), a priest martyred with Abda and Abdjesus
  • Saint John of Egypt (d. 394) hermit
  • Saint John Chrysostom (347–407), Archbishop of Constantinople
  • Saint John Cassian (c. 360–433)
  • Pope John I (523–526)
  • Saint John Climacus (c. 579–649), also known as John of the Ladder, John Scholasticus and John Sinaites
  • Saint John the Merciful (d. c. 620), also known as John the Almoner, John the Almsgiver, John V of Alexandria, and Johannes Eleemon
  • Saint John of Ephesus (c. 505 – c. 585)
  • Saint John of Damascus (c. 676–749)
  • Saint John of Beverley (d. 721)
  • Saint John of Rila (876 – c. 946), also known as Ivan Rilski, Bulgarian hermit
  • Saint John of Matha (1169–1218), French founder of the Trinitarian Order
  • Saint John of Nepomuk (c. 1340–1396), Bohemian priest
  • Giovanni da Capistrano (1386–1456)
  • Saint John Fisher (1469–1535), Bishop of Rochester, professor at Cambridge
  • Saint John of God (1495–1550)
  • Saint John of Avila (1500–1569)
  • Saint John of the Cross (1542–1591), Spanish mystic
  • Saint John Sarkander (1576–1620), Moravian priest
  • Saint John Ogilvie (1579–1615), Scottish Catholic martyr
  • Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle (1651–1719), the patron saint of teachers
  • Saint John Joseph of the Cross (1654–1739), Italian Franciscan
  • Saint John Neumann (1811–1860), Bishop of Philadelphia
  • John Bosco born Giovanni Melchior Bosco (1815–1888)
  • John Baptist Con, John Charles Cornay, John Dat, John Hoan Trinh Doan, John Louis Bonnard, and John Thanh Van Dinh of the Vietnamese Martyrs (16th–19th century)
  • John, (era unknown), one of the Ethiopian saints Abraham, Ethnus, Acrates, James, and John
  • John of Sammanud, (era unknown), martyred with James of Manug
  • John of Kiev, the name used to refer to an infant of Kiev and an adult monk, both saints – see Abraham and Onesimus of Kiev

In other languages

  • Mar Yohanna (Arabic)
  • Sant Joan (Catalan)
  • Saint-Jean (French)
  • Sankt Johann (German)
  • Agios Ioannis (Greek)
  • San Giovanni (Italian)
  • São João (Portuguese)
  • San Juan (Spanish)
  • Sant Ioan (Welsh)
  • Sankt Hans (Danish)
  • San Joan or Donibane (Basque)
  • Johannes de Doper (Dutch)

With 'St. John' as a surname

  • Austin St. John, American actor
  • Bridget St John, British singer
  • Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke (1678–1751), English statesman and philosopher
  • Ian St. John, former footballer and now pundit
  • John St. John (1833–1916), U.S. politician
  • Kate St John, British musician and composer
  • Lara St. John, Canadian violinist
  • Oliver St John (c. 1598–1673), English statesman and judge
  • Spenser St. John, British Consul in Brunei (19th century)
  • Pamela St. John, American composer

Places

Canada

  • Saint John, New Brunswick
    • Saint John (electoral district), federal electoral district in New Brunswick
    • Saint John River, in New Brunswick and Maine (United States)

United Kingdom

  • St John, Cornwall, a village near Millbrook, Cornwall, England
  • St John, Hackney, England
  • St. John, Powys, Wales
  • Saint John, Jersey – a parish on Jersey.

United States

Other uses

  • Knights of St. John
  • St. John Ambulance
  • Venerable Order of Saint John
  • York St John University
  • St. John (comic book publisher)
  • St John (restaurant), Smithfield, London
  • St. John (store), an upscale, luxury American fashion brand
  • St. John Catholic School, Toronto

Other pages

  • John (disambiguation)
  • Saint John's (disambiguation)
  • St. John's Cathedral (disambiguation)
  • Saint John Cemetery (disambiguation)
  • St. John's Church (disambiguation)
  • Saint John's College (disambiguation)
  • Saint John Parish (disambiguation)
  • St. John's School (disambiguation)
  • Saint John's University (disambiguation)



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