Namesakes for Johannes

Namesakes for JOHANNES:
  Finnish Presidents and Prime Ministers: 2 prime ministers
      (prime minister) V. J. Sukselainen (a.k.a. Johannes)   1957; 1959-1961  
      (prime minister) Johannes Virolainen   1964-1966  

  Nobel Prize Winners: 3 physics, 1 literature, 1 medicine
      (physics) Johannes Diderik van der Waals   1910  
      (physics) Johannes Stark   1919  
      (medicine) Johannes Fibiger   1926  
      (literature) Johannes Vilhelm Jensen   1944  
      (physics) Georg Bednorz (a.k.a. Johannes)   1987  

  Notable Artists: 2 painters
      Jan van Eyck (a.k.a. Johannes)   c. 1395-1441  
      Jan Vermeer (a.k.a. Johannes)   1632-1675  

  Notable Athletes: 2 soccer, 1 ice hockey
      (ice hockey) Petri Varis (a.k.a. Johannes)   1969-  
      (soccer) Paul Verhaegh (a.k.a. Johannes)   1983-  
      (soccer) Stijn Schaars (a.k.a. Johannes)   1984-  

  Notable Musicians: 1 composer
      Johannes Brahms   1833-1897    

  Notable Scientists and Inventors: 2 physicists, 1 inventor
      Johannes Gutenberg   c. 1395-1468  
      Johannes Kepler   1571-1630  
      Johannes Diderik van der Waals   1837-1923  

  Olympic Medalists: 2 silver, 2 silver/gold/bronze, 1 bronze
      (bronze) Johannes Drost   1900   Swimming  
      (silver) Teuvo Laukkanen (a.k.a. Johannes)   1948   cross-country skiing  
      (silver) Eero Kolehmainen (a.k.a. Johannes)   1952   cross-country skiing  
      (silver/gold/bronze) Veikko Hakulinen (a.k.a. Johannes)   1952; 1956; 1960   cross-country skiing  
      (silver/gold/bronze) Bob de Jong (a.k.a. Johannes)   1998; 2006; 2010; 2014   Speed skating  

  Other Leaders: 1 prime minister
      Prime Minister Rickard Sandler (a.k.a. Johannes)   1925-1926   Sweden  

  Roman and Byzantine Emperors: 8 emperors
      Emperor Johannes Tzimisces   969-976  
      Emperor Johannes Comnenus   1118-1143  
      Emperor Johannes Ducas Vatatzes   1221-1254  
      Emperor Johannes Ducas Lascaris   1258-1261  
      Emperor Johannes Cantacuzenus   1341-1354  
      Emperor Johannes Palaeologus   1341-1376  
      Emperor Johannes Palaeologus   1390  
      Emperor Johannes Palaeologus   1425-1448  

  Saints: 1 saint
      Saint John Scotus (a.k.a. Johannes)   ?-1066