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John Smith

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1580–1631)

Founder of Virginia and promoter of colonization in America. He was born in Lincolnshire and fought against Spain and the Turks (1596–1604). As one of the governing...

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Smith, John

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 28 words.

John Smith was active in Edinburgh from 1800 until 1830. He produced a burin engraving of William Hunter after

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Smith, John

Karen Ordahl Kupperman.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 319 words.

(1580–1631), colonial historian and promoter, governor of Virginia. Captain John Smith, by his own account, saved the Jamestown

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Smith, John

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art. 26 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Engraver.

John Smith was active in Edinburgh from 1800 until 1830. He produced a burin engraving of William Hunter after Joshua Reynolds.

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Smith, John

Karen Ordahl Kupperman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Business and Management; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 2136 words.

Smith, John (1580–21 June 1631), colonial governor, promoter, and historian, was born in Willoughby by Alford in Lincolnshire, the son of George Smith, a yeoman, and Alice Rickard. His...

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Smith, John

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 55 words.

Irish, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born c. 1773, in Dublin; died March 1840, in Dublin.

Sculptor.

John Smith studied under his father, the sculptor Edward Smith,...

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Smith, John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Business Finance. 165 words.

OBE 1933; MRCVS, DVH

Born 4 May 1883; y s of late John Smith, Wigan; m 1917, Beryl, d of late C. E. Paterson, MD, and Mrs Paterson, Farnborough, Hants;...

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Smith, John

Glenn Allen Knoblock.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 487 words.

a sailor in the U.S. Navy and Medal of Honor recipient, was a native of the island of Bermuda in the West Indies. Nothing is known about his life other than his military service and the...

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Smith, John

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art. 83 words.

British, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born c. 1652, in Daventry; died 17 January 1742, in Northampton.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver (mezzotint).

John Smith was...

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Smith, John

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Graphic Design and Typography; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 704 words.

British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 26 July 1749, in Irthington; died 22 March 1831, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Landscapes.

John...

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John Smith

William Boelhower.

in American Literature

P ublished online August 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 12846 words.

Captain John Smith (b. 1580–d. 1631) won honors and experience as a volunteer soldier on the continent before joining the first group of Virginia colonists who founded James Fort in 1607....

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Smith, John

Andrew Cayton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics. 1175 words.

Smith, John (1735–30 July 1824), minister, merchant, and U.S. senator, was born in Virginia. Nothing is known about his parents, and very little is known about his early life. Smith...

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Smith, John Raphael (1752)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 891 words.

John Raphael Smith was the son of Thomas Smith of Derby. He began his working life as an apprentice to

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Smith, John Edwin (1921–)

Douglas R. Anderson.

in The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

January 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 1407 words.

John E. Smith was born on 27 May 1921 in Brooklyn, New York. Smith received his BA from Columbia University

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Smith, John Rowson

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 22 words.

American, 19th century, male.

Active in New York in 1844.

Painter. Panoramas.

John Rowson Smith was the son of John Rubens Smith.

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Smith, John Orrin (1799)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 35 words.

John Orrin Smith studied under S. Williams and W. Harvey. He engraved illustrations of classical authors.

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Smith, Prof. Richard John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 342 words.

ScD; FBA 2007

Born Redhill 14 May 1949; s of John Hayden Smith and Irene Smith (née Barlow); m 1975, Margaret...

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Smith, Charles John (1803)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 76 words.

Charles John Smith studied under Charles Pye. He built up a solid reputation for himself and found plenty of work,

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Smith, John (c.1652)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 79 words.

John Smith was the son of an engraver, but was apprenticed to a painter at first. He was then employed

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Smith, John Bernhard

Leland G. Merrill.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology. 1271 words.

Smith, John Bernhard (21 November 1858–12 March 1912), entomologist, was born in New York City, the son of John Smith, a cabinetmaker, and Elizabeth Scheuerman. Smith attended local grammar...

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John Edwin Smith

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(1921–)

John E. Smith was born on 27 May 1921 in Brooklyn, New York. Smith received his BA from Columbia University in 1942. In 1945 he received his M.Div. from ...

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