John Martin

(1789—1854) artist

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ABBOTT, John Martin (born 1949), Director General, National Criminal Intelligence Service, 1997–2003; Vice President, Interpol, 1999–2002

Algeria. Anger of the Dispossessed. By Martin Evans and John Phillips

Alysa Levene, Martin Powell, John Stewart and Becky Taylor, Cradle to Grave: Municipal Medicine in Interwar England and Wales

Ann Smart Martin. Buying into the World of Goods: Early Consumers in Backcountry Virginia. (Studies in Early American Economy and Society from the Library Company of Philadelphia.) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 2008. Pp. xiv, 260. $55.00

Anster, John [Martin] (1793–1867)

Archer John Porter Martin (1910—2002) biochemist

ARMYTAGE, (John) Martin (born 1933)

BAKER, Martin John (born 1967), Master of Music, Westminster Cathedral, since 2000; recitalist

BANFIELD, John Martin (born 1947), Deputy Chairman and non-executive Director, Surrey and Borders NHS Trust, 2002–11

Bewicke-Copley, Robert Godfrey Wolseley (1893 - 1966), late Major KRRC; Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire, 1949–65. Director Martins Bank, Ltd; Hon. Treasurer British Legion; County Alderman for Leicestershire; Col Comdt (Leicestershire) Army Cadets; Chairman; Leicester Advisory Committee National Assistance Board; Leicester Disablement Advisory Committee, Min. of Labour and National Service; President; Leicestershire TA; Leicestershire Red Cross; Leicestershire St John Ambulance Bde; Member Leicester War Pensions Committee; Chairman Leics. War Agricultural Executive Cttee; Master, Worshipful Company of Farmers, 1961

Biddulph, John Michael Gordon (1869 - 1949), JP, DL; Director of Martins Bank, Ltd

Biographies and Autobiographies in Modern Italy: A Festschrift for John Woodhouse. Ed. Peter Hainsworth & Martin McLaughlin. Oxford: Legenda, 2007. xiii + 215 pp. £45.00/$69.00. ISBN 978–1–905981–07–6

BONFIELD, John Martin (1915 - 1976), General Secretary, National Graphical Association, since 1969 (Joint General Secretary, 1964–69); Part-time Member, Eastern Electricity Board, since 1968

Book Review. Naturalization of the Soul: Self and Personal Identity in the Eighteenth Century Raymond Martin John Barresi

BRUNDLE, Martin John (born 1959), racing driver; presenter and commentator, Formula One, Sky Sports F1, since 2012

BRYANT, John Martin (born 1943), Joint Chief Executive, Corus Group plc, 1999–2000

BUIST, Herbert John Martin (1868 - 1956)

Buying into the World of Goods: Early Consumers in Backcountry Virginia. By Ann Smart Martin (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. xiv plus 260 pp.)

Buying into the World of Goods: Early Consumers in Backcountry Virginia. By Ann Smart Martin. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. xvi, 260 pp. $55.00, ISBN 978-0-8018-8727-7.)

CALLANAN, Martin John (born 1961), Member (C) North East Region, England, European Parliament, since 1999

CARDINAL, Martin John (born 1952), a Circuit Judge, since 2004

CLARKE, John Martin (born 1952), Dean of Wells, since 2004

CLAY, John Martin (born 1927), Deputy Chairman: Hambros plc, 1986–90; Hambros Bank Ltd, 1972–84 (Director, 1961–84)

COCKING, John Martin (1914 - 1986), Leverhulme Emeritus Research Fellow, 1975–77; Fellow, since 1965 and Emeritus Professor, since 1975, King’s College, University of London

COLLINS, (John) Martin (1929 - 2011), QC 1972; Commissioner, Royal Court, Jersey, 2000–02; a Judge of the Courts of Appeal of Jersey, 1984–99, and of Guernsey, 1984–2000

Commentary: Excerpts from Mr. John Martin's Plan for Supplying with Pure Water the Cities of London and Westminster, and of Materially Improving and Beautifying the Western Parts of the Metropolis, 1828

CONSTABLE, John Robert (born 1934), Principal Pianist, London Sinfonietta, since 1968; Principal Harpsichordist, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, since 1984; Professor, Royal College of Music, since 1984

Cradle to Grave: Municipal Medicine in Interwar England and Wales. By Alysa Levene, Martin Powell, John Stewart and Becky Taylor.

CREED, John Martin (1889 - 1940), Ely Professor of Divinity in the University of Cambridge; Canon of Ely since 1926; Fellow of St John’s College since 1919; Examining Chaplain to Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, 1923, and to Bishop of Truro, 1935

Creed, John Martin (1889-1940), Church of England clergyman and theologian


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 (1789–1854) English painter and printmaker.

Martin’s dramatic landscapes were particularly suited to illustrating Milton and the Bible. His mezzotints for Paradise Lost (S. Prowett, 1825–7 and subsequent editions) capture the sublime nature of Milton’s epic poetry.


Subjects: art — literary studies (19th century).

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