Biographies of the people in Boswell's life

One of the amazing things about Boswell's journals is the sheer amount of persons that he met and described. Some are still famous, some forgotten and some have never been known to the public outside of their own narrow circles. This is an evolving catalogue of those people. Until now, more than 90% of the persons encountered in Journal of my Jaunt, Boswell's London Journal and Boswell in Holland are included, and work is under way for the journal of his German and Swiss travels.
Titlesort descending
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Jerome David Gaubius
Johan Frederik Hennert - Professor
Johan Mikael Blanc
Johann August von Benkendorf - Master of Horse at Gotha
Johann Bartholomaeus Rogler
Johann Christoph Gottsched
Johann Ernst Gotzkowsky
Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Jerusalem - Abbé Jerusalem
Johann Georg von Anhalt-Dessau
Johann Heinrich Samuel Formey
Johann Jacob Schickler - Banker
Johann Salvemini de Castillon
Johanna Elizabeth Schartow
Johanna Gevaerts van Gansoyen - Countess of Nassau Beverweerd
Johanna Sophie von Anhalt - Countess
Johanne Sophie Herre - Countess d'Anhalt
Johannes David Hahn - Professor of Philosophy and Natural Sciences
John Beard - Actor and Singer at Covent Garden
John Blair of Dunskey
John Boswell - brother of the great biographer
John Boswell - Uncle of James Boswell
John Brown - Estimate Brown
John Cairnie
John Cameron - 20th Chief of Clan Cameron
John Campbell - Minister of Riccarton
John Cavendish - Chancellor of the Exchequer
John Charles
John Claxton
John Clerihue - innkeeper at The Star and Garter
John Cowie
John Craufurd
John Dick - British Consul at Leghorn
John Donaldson - painter
John Douglas - 3rd Baronet of Kelhead
John Dun - Minister of Auchinleck
John Erskine of Carnock and Cardross - Professor of Law
John Francis Erskine - 7th Earl of Mar
John Gordon - 10th Viscount Kenmore
John Gordon - 8th Viscount Kenmure
John Home - author of Douglas
John Houston
John Hume of Ninewells - Brother of David Hume
John Irwin, MP - Commander-in-Chief in Ireland
John Jardine - minister of Tron Church
John Johnston - close friend of James Boswell
John Lee - the actor
John Maule - Baron Maule of Inverkeilor
John McAdam of Craigengillan
John McCulloch - Laird of Barholm

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