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Academics

  • Sir John Eric Sidney Thompson (1898–1975), English archeologist and Mayan scholar
  • John G. Thompson
    John G. Thompson
    John Griggs Thompson is a mathematician at the University of Florida noted for his work in the field of finite groups. He was awarded the Fields Medal in 1970, the Wolf Prize in 1992 and the 2008 Abel Prize....

     (born 1932), mathematician
  • John Thompson (sociologist)
    John Thompson (sociologist)
    John Brookshire Thompson is a Sociology professor at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Jesus College. He has studied the influence of the media in the formation of modern societies, a subject on which he is one of the few social theorists to focus...

    , professor at Cambridge
  • John Thompson (business professor)
    John Thompson (business professor)
    professor John Thompson , is the Roger M Bale professor of Entrepreneurship, University of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. In 2009, he was awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion.-References:...

    , Roger M Bale professor of Entrepreneurship, University of Huddersfield

Business figures

  • John Thompson (banker)
    John Thompson (banker)
    John Thompson was a United States banker, financial publisher, and dealer in bank notes. The son of a Revolutionary War soldier, he was born near Pittsfield, Mass. He worked as a teacher and lottery-ticket dealer before moving to New York 1832 to become a dealer in bank notes...

     (1802–1891), American banker
  • John A. "Snowshoe" Thompson (1827–1876), mail carrier across the Sierras
  • John Thompson (TD banker)
    John Thompson (TD banker)
    John M. Thompson is the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Toronto-Dominion Bank Financial Corporation . He has held the position of Director at TDBFC since 1988 and has been chairman of the board since 2003....

     (born 1942), IBMer and non-executive Chairman of the Board of Toronto-Dominion Bank
  • John W. Thompson
    John W. Thompson
    John W. Thompson is a former vice-president at IBM and the former Chief Executive Officer of Symantec Corporation. He is presently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Symantec Corporation and CEO of Virtual Instruments...

     (born 1949), Chairman of the Board of Symantec
  • John Philp Thompson, Sr.
    John Philp Thompson, Sr.
    John Philp Thompson, Sr. , was the eldest son of Joe C. Thompson, Sr., the founder of the 7-Eleven chain of convenience stores.-Career:...

     (1925–2003), American businessman with 7-Eleven

Media figures

  • J. W. M. Thompson, English journalist who edited The Sunday Telegraph
  • John L. Thompson
    John L. Thompson
    John Lay Thompson was an Iowa journalist and businessman who played a key role in the early history of the African American newspaper the Iowa Bystander....

     (1869–1930), publisher of the Iowa Bystander
  • John E. Thompson
    John E. Thompson
    Prolific artist and cartoonist, John Enrique Thompson began his career with a series of critically acclaimed mini-comics including "Jesus Comix", "The Many Faces of John", "Terrifying All-True Army Tales" and a comic adpatation of Dostoyevski's "Crime and Punishment" where he used existing comic...

     (born 1969), cartoonist, graphic artist and printmaker
  • John Thompson Productions
    John Thompson Productions
    John Thompson Productions is a German pornographic film studio, based in Berlin, Germany. The studio is best known for its bukkake themed series, GGG , however it has other series focusing on gangbangs, urolagnia and urophagia, BDSM, erotic humiliation and rough sex. The company is one of the...

    , a German pornographic film studio
  • John Douglas Thompson
    John Douglas Thompson
    John Douglas Thompson is an OBIE Award-winning Canadian-American actor of Jamaican descent.-Early life and education:Thompson was born in Bath, England in 1964 to Jamaican parents and was raised in Montreal. He graduated from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, New York in 1985, where he studied...

     (born 1964), Canadian-American actor of Jamaican descent
  • John Thompson Productions
    John Thompson Productions
    John Thompson Productions is a German pornographic film studio, based in Berlin, Germany. The studio is best known for its bukkake themed series, GGG , however it has other series focusing on gangbangs, urolagnia and urophagia, BDSM, erotic humiliation and rough sex. The company is one of the...

    , a British production company serving radio, TV and clients
  • John C. Thompson (born 1948) English broadcaster, producer and journalist

Political figures

  • John Thompson (1749–1823), US Congressman from New York
  • John Thompson (1809–1890), US Congressman from New York
  • John Burton Thompson
    John Burton Thompson
    John Burton Thompson was a United States Representative and Senator from Kentucky.Born near Harrodsburg, Kentucky, Thompson completed preparatory studies and studied law. He was admitted to the bar and practiced in Harrodsburg, becoming the Commonwealth's Attorney...

     (1810–1874), Whig politician from Kentucky
  • John F. Thompson
    John F. Thompson
    John Forbes "Iron Duke" Thompson was a U.S. politician who was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1949-1964. He served as the House Majority Leader from 1955–1957 and Speaker of the House from 1958 to 1964...

     (1920–1965), former Massachusetts state Speaker of the House
  • John Hall Thompson
    John Hall Thompson
    John Hall Thompson was a Canadian court commissioner and political figure. He represented Ontario North in the 1st Canadian Parliament as a Liberal member....

     (1810–1893), Canadian court commissioner and political figure
  • John McCandless Thompson
    John McCandless Thompson
    John McCandless Thompson was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.-Biography:...

     (1829–1903), US Congressman from Pennsylvania
  • John Richardson Thompson (1834–1894), founder of the Grange
  • Sir John Sparrow David Thompson (1845–1894), Prime Minister of Canada
  • John W. Thompson (Manitoba politician)
    John W. Thompson (Manitoba politician)
    John W. Thompson was a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1910 to 1914, as a member of the Liberal Party....

     (1858–?), politician in Manitoba, Canada
  • John T. Thompson
    John T. Thompson
    John Taliaferro Thompson, , was a United States Army officer best remembered as the inventor of the Thompson submachine gun.-Early life:...

     (1860–1940), inventor of the Thompson submachine gun
  • John Thompson (Manitoba politician)
    John Thompson (Manitoba politician)
    John William McLeod Thompson , BA, LLB, was a lawyer, politician and judge in Manitoba, Canada...

     (1908–1986), Manitoba provincial cabinet minister
  • John Thompson (UK politician)
    John Thompson (UK politician)
    John Thompson was a British Labour Party politician. He was Member of Parliament for Wansbeck from 1983 to 1997.-References:*Times Guide to the House of Commons 1992...

     (born 1928), British Labour MP for Wansbeck
  • John W. Thompson (mayor) (born 1949), mayor of Davenport, Iowa
  • John William Howard Thompson, British Member of Parliament for East Somerset
    East Somerset (UK Parliament constituency)
    East Somerset was the name of a parliamentary constituency in Somerset, represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom between 1832 and 1918....

    , 1906–1910
  • John Thompson (Alberta politician)
    John Thompson (Alberta politician)
    John MacKenzie Thompson was a provincial level politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1975 to 1986.-Political career:...

     Alberta provincial politician
  • John Thompson (Louisiana)
    John Thompson (Louisiana)
    John Thompson was a registrar of lands in the Western District of the Territory of Orleans and judge of the Superior Court of the Territory of Orleans....

     (died 1810), registrar of lands and judge
  • John D. Thompson, Jr., former member of the Ohio House of Representatives
  • J. Enoch Thompson
    J. Enoch Thompson
    Chevalier John Enoch Thompson was a prominent citizen of Toronto. He was a politician, diplomat, writer, and businessman. He was born in Durham, England in 1846 and moved to Toronto in 1870 with his six other brothers. Two of his other brothers rose to great prominence. Joseph Elijah Thompson was...

    , Canadian politician, diplomat, writer, and businessman
  • John Martin Thompson
    John Martin Thompson
    John Martin Thompson , Lumberman, civic leader, was born in the old Cherokee Nation prior to removal in what is now Cass County, Georgia. He was the son of Benjamin Franklin Thompson, a South Carolinian of Scottish descent, and Annie Martin a mix blood Cherokee...

     (1829–1907), lumberman and civic leader

Sports figures

  • Jocko Thompson
    Jocko Thompson
    John Samuel "Jocko" Thompson was a professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of four seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball from 1948 to 1951. He also served in the Army of the United States as a first lieutenant in the European theater during World War II...

     (1917–1988), born John Samuel Thompson, former Major League Baseball pitcher

  • John "Cat" Thompson (1906–1990), basketball player
  • John Thompson (basketball)
    John Thompson (basketball)
    John R. Thompson, Jr. is an American former basketball coach for the Georgetown University Hoyas. He is now a professional radio and TV sports commentator...

     (born 1941), former basketball coach at Georgetown University
  • John Thompson III
    John Thompson III
    John Thompson III is the current head coach of the men's basketball team at Georgetown University. He grew up in Washington, D.C. and was named first team All-Metro by The Washington Post while playing for Gonzaga College High School in 1984. Thompson was hired on April 20, 2004 to replace Craig...

     (born 1966), his son, current coach at Georgetown
  • John Thompson (American football) (born 1955), former defensive coordinator for the Ole Miss football team
  • John Thompson (American football tight end)
    John Thompson (American football tight end)
    John Thompson is a former tight end in the National Football League. Thompson was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the ninth round of the 1979 NFL Draft and played four seasons with the team....

     (born 1957), American football player
  • John Thompson (English footballer)
    John Thompson (English footballer)
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     (1909–1985), former Manchester United F.C. player in the 1930s
  • John Thompson (Irish footballer) (born 1981), Irish professional footballer
  • Jon Thompson (beach volleyball) (born 1977), American beach volleyball player
  • Tug Thompson
    Tug Thompson
    John Parkinson Thompson was a Major League Baseball player. He played for the 1882 Cincinnati Red Stockings and the 1884 Indianapolis Hoosiers in the American Association-External links:...

    , John "Tug" Thompson, (1856–1958), former Major League Baseball outfielder
  • John Thomson (footballer)
    John Thomson (footballer)
    John Thomson was a football goalkeeper for Celtic and Scotland who died as a result of an accidental collision with the Rangers player Sam English during an Old Firm match at Ibrox.-Early life:...

     (1909–1931), Celtic and Scotland goalkeeper, who died in a collision with an opposing player
  • John Thompson (rugby)
    John Thompson (rugby)
    John Thompson was a rugby union player who represented Australia.Thompson, a flanker, was born in Warwick, Queensland and claimed 1 international rugby cap for Australia.-References:...

    , rugby union player who represented Australia
  • John Thompson (cricketer)
  • John Thompson (Australian footballer)

Others

  • Johnny Thompson
    Johnny Thompson
    Johnny Thompson is a Polish-American Las Vegas illusionist who performs under the stage name The Great Tomsoni with his wife, Pamela Hayes. They have a comedic slapstick act with the well-dressed Thompson and his gum-popping assistant, Pam, performing illusions while enduring a series of mishaps...

    , Polish-American magician "The Great Tomsoni"
  • John Bruce Thompson (born 1951), Florida lawyer
  • John Thompson (actor)
    John Thompson (actor)
    John Thompson was a noted boy player acting women's roles in English Renaissance theatre. He served in the King's Men, the acting troupe formerly of William Shakespeare and Richard Burbage.Thompson's career is notable for his length...

     (died 1634), member of the King's Men in the 1621–31 era
  • John Thompson (Medal of Honor)
    John Thompson (Medal of Honor)
    Sergeant John Thompson was a Scottish-born soldier in the U.S. Army who served with the 1st U.S. Cavalry during the Apache Wars. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry against a hostile band of Apache Indians at the Chiricahua Mountains of Arizona on October 20, 1869.-Biography:John Thompson...

     (born 1842), American Civil War soldier and Medal of Honor recipient
  • John Thompson (poet)
    John Thompson (poet)
    John Thompson was an English-born Canadian poet.John Thompson was born in Timperley in 1938. Following the death of his father and abandonment by his mother, he was educated at various boarding schools and the Manchester Grammar School. He received his B.A. in honours psychology from the...

     (1938–1976), Canadian poet
  • John G. Thompson (Ohio), Sergeant at Arms of the U.S. House of Representatives
    Sergeant at Arms of the United States House of Representatives
    The United States House of Representatives Sergeant at Arms is an officer of the House with law enforcement, protocol, and administrative responsibilities. The Sergeant at Arms is elected at the beginning of each Congress by the membership of the chamber...

  • John J. Thompson, editor of True Tunes News
  • John Ashburton Thompson
    John Ashburton Thompson
    John Ashburton Thompson was a British-Australian physician and an international authority on plague and leprosy....

     (1846–1915), British-Australian physician
  • John Edward Thompson
    John Edward Thompson
    John Edward Thompson was an American painter and university professor who is credited with introducing modern art to Denver, Colorado in 1918, much to the chagrin of local critics...

     (1882–1945), American artist
  • John Edd Thompson
    John Edd Thompson
    John Edd Thompson is a former chief meteorologist for WALA-TV in Mobile, Alabama. Thompson reported the weather for people on the central Gulf Coast since 1969...

    , chief meteorologist for WALA-TV in Mobile, Alabama
  • John Marlow Thompson
    John Marlow Thompson
    Air Commodore John Marlow Thompson CBE DSO DFC & Bar AFC was a Second World War Royal Air Force ace and Battle of Britain pilot....

     (1914–1994), British second world war ace and Battle of Britain pilot
  • John Thompson (aviator), Red Baron's fifth victory.
  • Johnny Thompson
    Johnny Thompson
    Johnny Thompson is a Polish-American Las Vegas illusionist who performs under the stage name The Great Tomsoni with his wife, Pamela Hayes. They have a comedic slapstick act with the well-dressed Thompson and his gum-popping assistant, Pam, performing illusions while enduring a series of mishaps...

    , Las Vegas illusionist
  • John Thompson (diplomat), former British Ambassador to Angola
  • John Thompson (convict)
    John Thompson (convict)
    John Thompson, a convict of the colony of New South Wales , was one of four men who set off on a timber getting mission from Sydney bound for Illawarra in 1823...

    , convict of the colony of New South Wales
  • John Thompson, exonerated death row inmate, party in United States Supreme Court case Connick v. Thompson
    Connick v. Thompson
    Connick v. Thompson was a case decided by United States Supreme Court on March 29, 2011. The case considered whether a prosecutor's office can be held liable for a single Brady violation by one of its members on the theory that the office provided inadequate training...


See also

  • Jon Thompson
    Jon Thompson
    Jon Thompson is an artist, curator and academic known for his involvement in the development of the YBA artist generation.As the Head of Goldsmiths Department of Art in the 1980s, Thompson opened up specialisms and allowed students to move freely between the different modes of practice, such as...

     (born 1936), British artist
  • Jonathan Thompson
    Jonathan Thompson
    Jonathan Thompson, born in Salford, Greater Manchester, November 1976 is a British television presenter but he is also an actor and entrepreneur and photographic model. He is an avid collector of classic arcade games-Early life:...

     (born 1976), British TV presenter
  • Jack Thompson (disambiguation)
  • Jonathan Thompson (disambiguation)
  • John Thompson (company)
    John Thompson (company)
    John Thompson Limited was a major manufacturing business based in Wolverhampton offering products for the nuclear engineering industry.-History:The Company was founded by William Thompson as a general engineering concern in or around 1820 in Wolverhampton...

    , a company based in Wolverhampton
  • Thompson (disambiguation)