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Joshua French

Joshua Olav Daniel Hodne French (born 7 April 1982) is a Norwegian-born security contractor and former soldier. He was arrested in May 2009 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) along with Tjostolv Moland, and convicted of espionage for Norway, the formation of a criminal association, attempted murder and armed robbery. In 2013 he was still imprisoned at Prison Militaire Ndolo. Joshua French has always claimed his innocence.Moland and French both formerly served in the Norwegian Armed Forces... read more

Joshua Landy

Joshua Landy is the Andrew B. Hammond Professor in French Language, Literature and Civilization at Stanford University. He is also a Professor of Comparative Literature and co-director of the , Stanford Magazine, January/February, 2007. at Stanford.Landy is the author of (Oxford University Press, 2004) and of (Oxford University Press, June 2012). He is the co-editor of two volumes, (SUNY, 1995, with Claude Bremond and Thomas Pavel) and (Stanford, 2009, with Michael Saler). ''Philosophy as Fiction''... read more

Joshua Rowley

Vice-Admiral Sir Joshua Rowley, 1st Baronet (1734–1790) was the fourth son of Admiral Sir William Rowley. Sir Joshua was from an ancient English family, originating in Staffordshire (England) and was born on 1 May 1734 in Dublin Rowley served with distinction in a number of battles throughout his career and was highly praised by his contemporaries. Unfortunately whilst his career was often active he did not have the opportunity to command any significant engagements and always followed rather... read more

Joshua Fry

The Fry-Jefferson map of the royal colony of Virginia (1752).Colonel Joshua Fry (1699–1754) was a surveyor, adventurer, mapmaker, soldier, and member of the House of Burgesses, the legislature of the colony of Virginia. He is best known for collaborating with Peter Jefferson, the father of future U.S. president Thomas Jefferson, on an influential map of Virginia in 1752, and being the immediate predecessor of George Washington as commanding officer of the Virginia Regiment, a key unit in the military... read more

Joshua Clark

Joshua Clark is an American author, editor and publisher who resides in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana.==Hurricane Katrina==Clark's book ''Heart Like Water: Surviving Katrina and Life in a Disaster Zone'' was a National Book Critics Circle nominee in the category of Memoir/Autobiography. Clark, who lives in the Vieux Carré Pontalba Buildings overlooking Jackson Square, remained in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina and the collapse of the levees. Refusing to leave the city at an... read more

Joshua Benoliel

Joshua Benoliel (13 January 1873 - 3 February 1932) was a Lisbon born photojournalist. He was the official photographer for King Carlos I of Portugal.== Biography ==Joshua Benoliel was born in Lisbon, to Judah Benoliel, a Gibraltar-born Jewish trader, and Esther Levy.== Career ==He started working as a photojournalist for sports magazine Tiro e Sport, but most of his career was in the Portuguese newspaper O Século and its supplement Ilustração Portuguesa. He was also the Portuguese correspondent... read more

Joshua Furno

Joshua Furno (born 21 October 1989) is an Italian rugby union player. His position is Lock and he currently plays for Newcastle Falcons in the Premiership and the Italy national team.He was born in Australia but grew up in Italy in the southern town of Benevento. He began his career with Viadana, then played with successor team Aironi in the Pro 12 before their dissolution in 2012. He then moved to RC Narbonne in the French second division. Furno signed for Biarritz Olympique who compete in the Top... read more

Joshua Olson

Joshua Olson is an American shooter and Paralympic athlete.===Early life and Paralympics===Josh Olson was born in Spokane, Washington in 1979. Became a paralympian after losing his leg in Iraq War in 2003 to a rocket-propelled grenade. He was inspired by Vincent Hancock and Jamie Gray both of whom won gold in the past. Olson qualified for the London Paralympic Games in January 2012. He was an IPC Approved Competition for the United States as both silver and gold medalist in both R3 and R6. In 2009... read more

Joshua Nadeau

Joshua Nadeau (born 12 September 1994) is a French footballer. He currently plays for Gefle IF as a defender.==Career==Joshua Nadeau was born in Paris on 12 September 1994. 2011 to 2014, Nadeau played 83 times for AC Ajaccio 2 including 80 starts.Nadeau made his professional début for the AC Ajaccio first team on 18 August 2013 against reigning champions Paris Saint-Germain at Parc des Princes. Nadeau was given the first team opportunity as team mate Benjamin André wasn't eligible for the game... read more

Joshua Landis

Joshua M. Landis (born May 14, 1957) is an American academic who specializes in the Middle East and is an expert on Syria. He is the head of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, and since 2004 has published the blog ''Syria Comment''.== Background ==Landis was brought up in Saudi Arabia and Lebanon and has lived in various countries of the Middle East, such as Syria, Egypt, and Turkey. In 1982, he was in Syria during the Hama Islamic uprising. He earned his BA from... read more

Joshua Toulmin

Joshua Toulmin ( – 23 July 1815) of Taunton, England was a noted theologian and a serial Dissenting minister of Presbyterian (1761–1764), Baptist (1765–1803), and then Unitarian (1804–1815) congregations. Toulmin's sympathy for both the American (1775–1783) and French (1787–1799) revolutions led the Englishman to be associated with the United States and gained the prolific historian the reputation of a religious radical.Rose, Hugh J., (1857). Google Book Search. Vol. I. London:... read more

Joshua Alba

Joshua Lauren Alba (born July 8, 1982) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Krit on the television series ''Dark Angel''. He is the younger brother of actress Jessica Alba.==Early life==Alba was born in Biloxi, Mississippi, the son of Catherine Louisa (née Jensen) and Mark Alba. His mother is of Danish, Welsh, German, English, and French descent, and Alba's father is Mexican American, though both of his parents were born in California. Alba's parents married in their teenage... read more

Joshua Loring

Joshua Loring (3 August 1716 – 5 October 1781) was an 18th-century colonial American naval officer in British service. During the French and Indian War, he served as a commodore in the Great Lakes region and was active during much of the Ontario and Quebec campaigns.==Biography==Born in Boston, Massachusetts to parents Joshua and Hannah (Jackson) Loring,Charles Henry Pope, (1917), p.46 and a great great grandson to immigrant Thomas Loring,Charles Henry Pope, (1917), p.46 he was apprenticed as a... read more

Joshua Barney

Joshua Barney (6 July 1759 – 1 December 1818) was an officer who served in the Continental Navy during the . He later achieved the rank of in the and also served in the . He was born in .==Revolutionary War==Barney served in the beginning in February 1776, as master's mate of where he took part in 's raid on . Later he served on the and was promoted to the rank of lieutenant for gallantry in the action between the ''Wasp'' and a British , the tender ''Betsey''. While serving on he took... read more

Joshua Pilcher

Joshua Pilcher (March 15, 1790 in Culpeper County, Virginia – June 5, 1843 in St. Louis, Missouri) was an American fur trader and Indian agent. After Manuel Lisa's death in 1820, Pilcher became the owner and president of the Missouri Fur Company, based in St. Louis. He was appointed US Superintendent for Indian Affairs (1838-1843) in the region after William Clark.==Early life and education==Pilcher was born in Culpeper County, Virginia. When he was five, his family moved to Lexington, Kentucky.... read more


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