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John (name) / Johan (name) / Johann (name)
Johnson or Johnston (name)
refers to academics employed as imperial secretaries from the Tang onwards, forming the Hanlin Imperial Academy 翰林院
  *翰* | 翰* | *翰
surname Han
  *翰* | 翰* | *翰
writing brush / writing / pen
Saint John
Johannesburg, South Africa
Imperial Hanlin Academy, lasting from Tang dynasty until 1911
Johnston, Johnson, Johnstone etc, name
members of the Hanlin Imperial Academy 翰林院, employed as imperial secretaries from the Tang onwards
Gospel according to St John
Papa John's (pizza chain)
John Rabe (1882-1950), German who helped protect Chinese during the Nanking massacre period
Brigham Young
Third epistle of St John
Brigham Young University
Second epistle of St John
First epistle of St John
St John's, capital of Labrador and Newfoundland province, Canada
John the Baptist
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) or Dr Johnson, English writer and lexicographer
John the Baptist
John Paul (name) / Pope John Paul II, Karol Józef Wojtyła (1920-2005), Pope 1978-2005
(literary) to wield a writing brush
Second epistle of St John / also written 約翰二書|约翰二书
First epistle of St John / also written 約翰一書|约翰一书
John Hawkins (1532-1595), British seaman involved in sea war with Spain / Johns Hopkins (1795-1873), American entrepreneur, abolitionist and philanthropist
John Updike, US novelist (1932-2009), Pulitzer Prize winner
John (less common form of 若望 or 約翰|约翰)
Third epistle of St John / also written 約翰三書|约翰三书
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
book / written composition / (literary) penned words
St John the Baptist
John Bunyan (1628-1688), English puritan writer, author of Pilgrim's Progress 天路歷程|天路历程

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