Namesakes

Bulgarian Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
(prime minister) John Casimir Ehrnrooth (a.k.a. Johan)   1881  
Danish Prime Ministers: 2 prime ministers
Johan Henrik Deuntzer   1901-1905  
Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg (a.k.a. Johan)   1909  
Dutch Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Johan Rudolph Thorbecke   1849-1853; 1862-1866; 1871-1872  
Finnish Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
(prime minister) Jukka Rangell (a.k.a. Johan)   1941-1943  
Norwegian Prime Ministers: 2 prime ministers
Johan Ludwig Mowinckel   1924-1926; 1928-1931; 1933-1935  
Johan Nygaardsvold   1935-1945  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 1 actor
Alexander Skarsgård (a.k.a. Johan)   1976-  
Notable Artists: 1 painter
Otto Hesselbom (a.k.a. Johan)   1848-1913  
Notable Athletes: 6 soccer, 2 handball
(soccer) Johan Cruijff   1947-  
(soccer) Johan Boskamp   1948-  
(soccer) Johan Neeskens   1951-  
(soccer) Johan de Kock   1964-  
(soccer) Johan Djourou   1987-  
(handball) Johan Jakobsson   1987-  
(handball) Johan Sjöstrand   1987-  
(soccer) Leroy Fer (a.k.a. Johan)   1990-  
Notable Musicians: 1 composer
Jean Sibelius (a.k.a. Johan)   1865-1957     
Olympic Medalists: 4 bronze, 2 bronze/silver, 2 silver, 1 bronze/gold/silver
(bronze) Johan Frithiof Svanberg   1908   5 miles  
(bronze/silver) Carl Johan Lind   1920   56 lb weight throw; hammer throw  
(bronze) Bengt Lundholm (a.k.a. Johan)   1980   ice hockey  
(bronze/silver) Johan Kenkhuis   2000; 2004   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(bronze/gold/silver) Johan Olsson   2006; 2010; 2014   cross-country skiing  
(bronze) Johan Eurén   2012   Greco-Roman wrestling  
(silver) Johan Jakobsson   2012   handball  
(silver) Johan Sjöstrand   2012   handball  
(bronze) Danell Leyva (a.k.a. Johan)   2012   artistic gymnastics  
Other Royalty: 1 prince
Friso of Orange-Nassau (a.k.a. Johan)   1968-2013   Netherlands  
Swedish Kings and Queens: 3 kings
King Johan I   1216-1222  
King Johan II   1497-1501  
King Johan III   1568-1592  
Swedish Prime Ministers: 3 prime ministers
Carl Johan Thyselius   1883-1884  
Johan Ramstedt   1905  
Carl Swartz (a.k.a. Johan)   1917