John Llewellyn Davies (May 25, 1938 – July 21, 2003) was a New Zealand Olympic bronze medalist and president of the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC).
Sir John Davies (April 16, 1569 – December 8, 1626) was an English poet and lawyer, who became attorney general in Ireland and formulated many of the legal principles that underpinned the British Empire.
John Davies (10 June 1814–11 June 1872), co-founded the Australian newspaper The Mercury.
Dr John Davies, Mallwyd (c. 1567–1644) was one of Wales's leading scholars of the late Renaissance. He wrote a Welsh grammar and dictionary. He was also a translator and editor and an ordained minister of the Church of England.
John Emerson Harding Davies PC MBE (January 8, 1916 – July 4, 1979) was a successful British businessman who served as Director-General of the Confederation of British Industry during the 1960s. He later went into politics and served in the Cabinet of Edward Heath as the first Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, but his lack of knowledge of politics and difficulty in handling the media made his term a difficult one.
Professor John Davies is a historian of Wales, and a television and radio broadcaster.
John G. Davies (born May 17 1929 in Willoughby, New South Wales) was an Australian breaststroke swimmer of the 1940s and 1950s who won a gold medal in the 200m breaststroke at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. After retiring from swimming, he became a prominent lawyer in California, and after becoming a naturalized American, he was appointed a judge of the United States District Court by Ronald Reagan in 1986, and presided over the trial of the LAPD officers charged with assaulting Rodney King.
John Davies (born 1 February, 1971 in Carmarthen, Wales) is a Welsh rugby union footballer, who plays for the Llanelli Scarlets in the Celtic League. Davies has also played for Wales. His is a prop.