John Wilson (May 18, 1785 - April 3, 1854) was a Scottish writer, the writer most frequently identified with the pseudonym Christopher North of Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine.
John Wilson was a Labour Party member of the Greater London Council from May 1977 until the council was abolished in 1986. He was Chief Whip of the Labour group in 1984 when Ken Livingstone resigned from the GLC to force a by-election aimed at showing the popularity of the GLC. Wilson acted as Leader of the GLC while Livingstone was not a member.
John Wilson (born October 26, 1977 in Seneca, South Carolina) is a soccer defender (generally playing left back), who currently plays for D.C. United in Major League Soccer.
John Wilson (born February 7, 1978 in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales) is an Australian rugby league player for the Wests Tigers in the National Rugby League competition, he has also previously played for the Parramatta Eels. His position of choice is in the second row.
John Wilson was the Anglicized name of Captain Frederick Walgren, a Swedish sailor and o-yatoi gaikokujin (foreign professional) who was active in the development of British-Japanese ties in the late 1800s. Walgren was born in Genarp, SkÃ¥ne, Sweden on July 8, 1851. He entered into British service, changing his name to Wilson.
John Wilson is a British angler. He is from London but now lives in Norfolk where he fishes on his local River Wensum.
John Wilson (February 5 1807 – June 3 1869) was an Ontario lawyer, judge and political figure. He shot and killed Robert Lyon in what is believed to have been the last duel fought in Ontario and the last fatal duel in Canada.
John Wilson (born at Kilmarnock, 1779 was the ideological architect of British Israelism.
John Richard Wilson (born 2nd August, 1965) is a British journalist and broadcaster. He is the son of Bob Wilson, former Arsenal goalkeeper and television sports presenter.