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Have you ever realized how many famous people named Johan there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Johan to show that Johans have a lot of good representation for their names. Some of the famous Johans on this list might go by Johann, so this list also includes famous people named Johann. From actors named Johan to athletes named Johan, this list should include the most notable people whose name is Johan. This list includes well-known Johans like German classical composer Johann Sebastian Bach, Dutch football player Johan Cruijff, and Venezuelan baseball player Johan Santana.
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Johann Sebastian Bach is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
Dec. at 65 (1685-1750)
Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He enriched established German styles through his skill in counterpoint, harmonic and motivic organisation, and ...more
Johan Cruijff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
age 71
Hendrik Johannes Cruijff OON, born 25 April 1947, known as Johan Cruyff, is a former Dutch footballer and was until recently the manager of the Catalonia football team. He won the Ballon d'Or ...more
Johan Santana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
age 39
Johan Alexander Santana Araque is a Venezuelan professional baseball starting pitcher in the Toronto Blue Jays organization. Santana has pitched in Major League Baseball for the Minnesota Twins ...more
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
Dec. at 83 (1749-1832)
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer and statesman. His body of work includes epic and lyric poetry written in a variety of metres and styles; prose and verse dramas; memoirs; an ...more
Johann Strauss II is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
Dec. at 74 (1825-1899)
Johann Strauss II, also known as Johann Strauss, Jr., the Younger, the Son, Johann Baptist Strauss, was an Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas. He composed ...more
Johan Neeskens is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
age 64
Johannes Jacobus "Johan" Neeskens is a Dutch football manager and former midfielder. As a player, he was an important member of the Dutch national team that finished as runners-up in ...more
Johann Nepomuk Hummel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
Dec. at 59 (1778-1837)
Johann Nepomuk Hummel was an Austrian composer and virtuoso pianist. His music reflects the transition from the Classical to the Romantic musical era.
Johann Pachelbel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
Dec. at 53 (1653-1706)
Johann Pachelbel was a German composer, organist and teacher who brought the south German organ tradition to its peak. He composed a large body of sacred and secular music, and his contributions ...more
Johann Olav Koss is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
age 50
Johann Olav Koss is a former speed skater from Norway, and current assistant coach of Norway's speed skating team. Koss is currently ranked as number 16 on the all time speed skating world cup ...more
Johann Gottlieb Fichte is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
Dec. at 52 (1762-1814)
Johann Gottlieb Fichte was a German philosopher. He was one of the founding figures of the philosophical movement known as German idealism, which developed from the theoretical and ethical ...more
Johan Elmander is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
age 37
Johan Erik Calvin Elmander is a Swedish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Brøndby IF, and the Sweden national football team. He joined in 2014 a free transfer after his ...more
Johan Franzén is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
age 39
Johan Franzén is a Swedish professional ice hockey winger who is currently playing for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League. He is often referred to by Red Wings fans as ...more
Johann Christian Bach is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
Dec. at 47 (1735-1782)
Johann Christian Bach was a composer of the Classical era, the eleventh surviving child and youngest son of Johann Sebastian Bach. He is sometimes referred to as "the London Bach" or ...more
Johan Wiland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
age 38
Johan Wiland is a Swedish footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Danish Superliga club F.C. Copenhagen.
Johan Kenkhuis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
age 35
Johan Kenkhuis is an Olympic medal winning Dutch swimmer. From a young age, Kenkhuis had a strong interest in swimming. In 1998, he won gold medals in both the 100 meter and 200 meter freestyle ...more
Johann Gottfried Herder is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
Dec. at 59 (1744-1803)
Johann Gottfried von Herder was a German philosopher, theologian, poet, and literary critic. He is associated with the periods of Enlightenment, Sturm und Drang, and Weimar Classicism.
Johann Joachim Winckelmann is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
Dec. at 51 (1717-1768)
Johann Joachim Winckelmann was a German art historian and archaeologist. He was a pioneering Hellenist who first articulated the difference between Greek, Greco-Roman and Roman art. "The ...more
Johann Hari is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
age 40
Johann Eduard Hari is a British writer and journalist who wrote columns for The Independent and The Huffington Post and made contributions to other publications. In 2011, he was suspended from ...more
Johan Heyns is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
Dec. at 66 (1928-1994)
Johan Adam Heyns, was an influential Afrikaner Calvinist theologian and moderator of the general synod of the Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk in South Africa. He was assassinated at his home in ...more
Johan Hedberg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
age 45
Johan "Moose" Hedberg is a retired Swedish professional ice hockey goaltender. He is currently the goaltending coach for the Albany Devils, the AHL affiliate for the New Jersey
Johann Philipp Reis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
Dec. at 40 (1834-1874)
Johann Philipp Reis was a self-taught German scientist and inventor. In 1861, he constructed the first make-and-break telephone, today called the Reis telephone.
Johan Paulik is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
age 43
Johan Paulik is the stage name of a Slovak former gay pornographic model. In 2000, he was inducted into the GayVN Hall of Fame with Lukas Ridgeston and George Duroy, owner of Bel Ami, the studio ...more
Johan de Witt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
Dec. at 47 (1625-1672)
Johan de Witt or Jan de Witt, heer van Zuid- en Noord-Linschoten, Snelrewaard, Hekendorp and IJsselveere was a key figure in Dutch politics in the mid-17th century, when its flourishing sea ...more
Johan Hegg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
age 45
Johan Hegg is the lead singer of the melodic death metal band Amon Amarth.
Johann Zacherl is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Johan or Johann
Dec. at 74 (1814-1888)
Johann Zacherl was an Austrian inventor, industrialist and manufacturer. Johann Zacherl made a fortune in the late 19th century by selling dried flower heads of Chrysanthenum cinerariifolum as ...more