Namesakes

Austrian Chancellors and Presidents: 1 president
(president) Michael Hainisch (a.k.a. Jakob)   1920-1928  
Notable Athletes: 1 soccer
(soccer) Jakob Jantscher   1989-  
Notable Politicians and Statespeople: 1 politician
Jaap de Hoop Scheffer (a.k.a. Jakob)   1948-  
Olympic Medalists: 1 silver
(silver) Jakob Silfverberg   2014   ice hockey  
Other Leaders: 3 presidents
President Jakob Stämpfli   1856; 1859; 1862   Switzerland  
President Jakob Dubs   1864; 1868; 1870   Switzerland  
President Johann Jakob Scherer   1875   Switzerland  
Saints: 3 blessed
Blessed Jakob Griesinger of Ulm   1407-1491  
Blessed Jakob Kern   1897-1924  
Blessed Jakob Gapp   1897-1943  
Title Characters: 1 book
(book) Jakob   1969   Jakob the Liar