• William Gordon Ernst

    William Gordon Ernst, PC (Can) MC* (October 18, 1897 – July 12, 1939) was a Canadian politician.

  • William II of Pernstein

    William II of Pernstein (German: Wilhelm II. von Pernstein or Wilhelm II. von Bernstein, Czech: Vilém II. z Pernštejna or Vilém z Pernštejna a na Helfštejně; 1438 – 8 April 1521, Pardubice ) was a Czech nobleman. He held the office of High Treasurer of Moravia from 1474 to 1487. He was High Marshall of Bohemia from 1483 to 1490 and Lord Chamberlain of Bohemia from 1490 to 1514.

  • Johnson v. Zerbst

    Johnson v. Zerbst

    Johnson v. Zerbst, 304 U.S. 458 (1938), was a United States Supreme Court case, in which the petitioner, Johnson, had been convicted in federal court of feloniously possessing, uttering, and passing counterfeit money in a trial where he had not been represented by an attorney but instead by himself. Johnson filed for habeas corpus relief, claiming that his Sixth Amendment right to counsel had been violated, but he was denied by both a federal district court and the court of appeals.

  • Johnson

    Johnson is a surname of English , Scottish origin. The name itself is a patronym of the given name John , literally meaning "son of John". The name John derives from Latin Johannes , which is derived through Greek Ἰωάννης Iōannēs from Hebrew יוחנן Yohanan , meaning "Yahweh has favoured". The name has been extremely popular in Europe since the Christian era as a result of it being given to St John the Baptist, St John the Evangelist and nearly one thousand other Christian saints. Johnson is the second most common in the United States and 154th most common in the world. As a Scottish family name, Johnson is occasionally a variation of Johnston, a habitational name.

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