Don John may refer to:
- Don John of Austria (1547–1578), Habsburg admiral
- John of Austria the Younger (1629–1679), Habsburg general
- The name of the fictional villain in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing
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... Chesterton commemorated the response of Philip and his brother Don John of Austria to the Ottoman Turks, which climaxed in the Christian victory at the Battle of Lepanto (1571) ... occupied with alchemy in his chamber at home in Spain, with Don John's activities at sea King Philip's in his closet with the Fleece about his neck (Don John of Austria is armed upon the deck.) The walls are hung ... are shuttered from the day, And death is in the phial, and the end of noble work, But Don John of Austria has fired upon the Turk ...
... stars Lee Montague as Leonato, Cherie Lunghi as Beatrice, Katharine Levy as Hero, Jon Finch as Don Pedro, Robert Lindsay as Benedick, Robert Reynolds as ... It starred Branagh as Benedick, Emma Thompson as Beatrice, Denzel Washington as Don Pedro, Keanu Reeves as Don John, Richard Briers as Leonato, Michael Keaton as Dogberry, Robert ... as Benedick, Nathan Fillion as Dogberry, Clark Gregg as Leonato, Reed Diamond as Don Pedro, Fran Kranz as Claudio, Sean Maher as Don John, Spencer Treat ...
... John of Austria (the Younger) (Spanish Don Juan José de Austria) (7 April 1629 – 17 September 1679) was a Spanish general and political figure ... Don John advanced the causes of the Spanish Crown militarily and diplomatically at Naples, Sicily, Catalonia, the Netherlands, Portugal, Dunkirk and other fronts, and remained a popular hero even ... In 1642, the King recognized him officially as his son, and John began his life's career as a military representative of his father's interests ...
... Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon A kind, good Prince who helps Claudio win Hero ... Benedick, of Padua companion of Don Pedro A sarcastic, witty bachelor who swears he will never marry, he later falls in love with Beatrice when he is tricked into ... Claudio, of Florence a count, companion of Don Pedro Balthasar, attendant on Don Pedro, a singer Though Don Pedro praises his singing, Benedick calls him a ...
Famous quotes containing the words john and/or don:
“It is as absurd to argue men, as to torture them, into believing.”
—Cardinal John Henry Newman (18011890)
“Rather would I have the love songs of romantic ages, rather Don Juan and Madame Venus, rather an elopement by ladder and rope on a moonlight night, followed by the fathers curse, mothers moans, and the moral comments of neighbors, than correctness and propriety measured by yardsticks.”
—Emma Goldman (18691940)