John Taylor (born in Manchester 25 September 1942) is a British jazz pianist. He is one of Europe's most celebrated jazz pianists and composers.
John Taylor (June 22, 1704 - April 4, 1766), English classical scholar, was born at Shrewsbury.
John Taylor (November 1, 1808 – July 25, 1887) was the third President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1880 to 1887.
John Taylor (1694-1761) was an English dissenting preacher, Hebrew scholar, and theologian. He studied in Whitehaven before becoming a preacher in Norwich, where he founded the Octagon Chapel in 1754. In 1757, he was appointed to Warrington Academy.
John Taylor (August 24, 1580 - 1654) was an English poet who dubbed himself "The Water Poet".
John Taylor (May 4, 1770 - April 16, 1832) was the Democratic-Republican governor of South Carolina from 1826 to 1828. He was born May 4, 1770 in Granby, South Carolina, and was related to two U.S. Presidents: James Madison and Zachary Taylor (There seems to be no proof of this connection to Madison and Zachary Taylor).
John Taylor (c. 1503 - 1554) was Bishop of Lincoln from 1552 to 1554.
John Taylor (1752-1833) was a pioneer Primitive Baptist preacher in Kentucky.
John Taylor (1837-1909) created Taylor Ham. He was also the founder of Taylor Provisions Company and the Taylor Opera House in Trenton, New Jersey. (Taylor Street in that city is also named for him.)
John Taylor (c. 1480-1534) was Master of the Rolls from 1527 to 1534. Taylor would have been notable just for the circumstances of his birth; he was the firstborn of healthy triplets who all survived to adulthood, which was virtually unheard of in the 1400s. He went on to a successful career as a priest and civil servant, culminating in a post as Master of the Rolls from 1527 to 1534.
John Gregory Taylor (born March 31, 1962 in Pennsauken, New Jersey) was an American football wide receiver with the San Francisco 49ers.
John Taylor (born July 21, 1946 in Watford, Hertfordshire) was a Welsh rugby union player. Nicknamed "Basil Brush" thanks to his wild hair and beard, he played as a flanker for the London Welsh RFC (of which he is now a board member), and represented Wales 26 times between 1967 and 1973.
John Taylor (1822-25 February 1857) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
John Taylor (b. 23 March 1933, Leicester - d. 8 September 1966, Koblenz, Germany) was a motor racing driver from England. He participated in 5 Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on July 11, 1964. He scored 1 championship point.
John Baxter Taylor, Jr. (November 11, 1882 - December 2 1908) was an American track and field athlete.
Johannes GÃ¼tgemann, also known as John Taylor and John Goodman, was the founder of the Velocette motorcycle company.
John Taylor was a pirate who lived in the early 18th century.
John Taylor (1781-1864) was a publisher, essayist, lawyer, soldier, politician and writer born in East Retford, Nottinghamshire, most remembered for his contributions to Pyramidology and his use of that subject in the fight against adopting the metric system of measurements.
"Chevalier" John Taylor (1703-1772) was the first in a long line of British eye surgeons. While there is some evidence that he showed promise as an eye surgeon early in his career, it became evident that his major talent was that of self-promotion.
Sir John Taylor KCB FRIBA (15 November 1833 – 30 April 1912) was a British architect. The assistant surveyor for London from 1866 onwards, he was known as a reliable (albeit pedestrian) architect and was responsible for several public building projects in the capital.
John Taylor (22 July 1902 – 1 March 1962) was a British Labour Party politician who served as Member of Parliament for West Lothian.
John Taylor is a retired hurling and gaelic football player from County Laois, Ireland.
John Taylor (born 1956), is a British murderer.