John Holland

John Holland is the name of several notable persons in history:

* John L. Holland is a psychologist who developed the "RIASEC" model (or Holland Codes) for career development [http://www.self-directed-search.com/]
* John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter (1352?–1400), was half-brother to Richard II of England and second husband of Elizabeth Plantagenet, daughter of John of Gaunt.
* John Holland, 2nd Duke of Exeter (1395–1447), was the son of the 1st duke (above) and father of Henry Holland, 3rd Duke of Exeter.
* John Holland, a founder of the Bank of Scotland in 1695, the central bank of the Kingdom of Scotland
* John Philip Holland (1840–1914) designed submarines for the U.S. Navy and Royal Navy.
* John Henry Holland (b. 1929) was a pioneering founder of the optimization methods now known as genetic algorithms.
* John Holland (athlete) (b. 1926), an athlete from New Zealand who won the bronze medal in the 400m hurdles at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki.
* John Holland (psychic), a U.S. author and professed psychic medium
* John Holland (actor) (1908–1993), a US actor
* John Holland, of Sheffield, a Yorkshire author and journalist, born March 14, 1794, died December 28, 1872.
* John Holland (footballer), former player with Floriana and Malta National Team
* John Robert Holland, an American lawyer, who took on civil rights cases early in his career, and volunteered to serve as a lawyer to four Guantanamo captives.
* John Joseph Holland, Australian politician.
* John Holland (baseball executive), an American who served as general manager of the Chicago Cubs from 1956 through 1975.
*John W. Holland, judge


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  • John Holland — ist der Name folgender Personen: John Holland, 1. Duke of Exeter ( 1352–1400), englischer Adeliger John Holland. 2. Duke of Exeter (1395–1447), englischer Militärführer im Hundertjährigen Krieg John Holland (Resident), britischer Resident in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Holland — No debe confundirse con John Holland (1352 1400). John Holland, 2º Duque de Exeter KG (18 de marzo de 1395 – 5 de agosto de 1447) fue un noble y jefe militar inglés durante la Guerra de los Cien Años. Contenido 1 Antecedentes familiares 2 En… …   Wikipedia Español

  • John Holland — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Jean Holland et Holland.  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie différentes personnes partageant un même nom. John Holland (1909 1993) est un acteur américain ; John L. Holland, psychologue qui développa le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter — (c. 1352 ndash; January 16, 1400), also Earl of Huntingdon, was an English nobleman, primarily remembered for helping cause the downfall of Thomas of Woodstock, 1st Duke of Gloucester and then for conspiring against Henry IV.He was the third son… …   Wikipedia

  • John Holland, 1. Herzog von Exeter — John Holland, 1. Herzog von Exeter, 1. Earl of Huntingdon (* um 1352; † Januar 1400) war ein englischer Adeliger. Als einer der engsten Vertrauten seines jüngeren Halbbruders König Richard II. spielte er in dessen Auseinandersetzungen mit den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter — John Holland, 1. Herzog von Exeter, 1. Earl of Huntingdon (* um 1352; † Januar 1400) war ein englischer Adeliger. Als einer der engsten Vertrauten seines jüngeren Halbbruders König Richard II. spielte er in dessen Auseinandersetzungen mit den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Holland (1. Herzog von Exeter) — John Holland, 1. Herzog von Exeter, 1. Earl of Huntingdon (* um 1352; † Januar 1400) war ein englischer Adeliger. Als einer der engsten Vertrauten seines jüngeren Halbbruders König Richard II. spielte er in dessen Auseinandersetzungen mit den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Holland, 1. Duke of Exeter — (* um 1352; † 9. oder 10. Januar[1] 1400) war ein englischer Adeliger. Als einer der engsten Vertrauten seines jüngeren Halbbruders König Richard II. spielte er in dessen Auseinandersetzungen mit den oppositionellen „Lord Appelants“ eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Holland, 2nd Duke of Exeter — KG (18 March 1395 ndash; 5 August 1447) was an English nobleman and military commander during the Hundred Years War.FamilyHe was the second son of John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter and Elizabeth Plantagenet. His maternal grandparents were John of… …   Wikipedia

  • John holland (acteur) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir John Holland et Holland. John Holland est un acteur américain né le 16 mai 1908 à Nebraska (États Unis), décédé le 21 mai 1993 à Woodland Hills (Los Angeles). Sommaire …   Wikipédia en Français


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