Main definitions of Howard, John in English

: Howard, John1Howard, John2

Howard, John1

proper noun

  • (1726–90), English philanthropist and prison reformer. His tour of British prisons in 1773 culminated in two Acts of Parliament setting down sanitary standards; his work The State of Prisons in England and Wales (1777) gave further impetus to the movement for improvements in prisons.

Pronunciation:

Howard, John

/ˈhaʊəd/

Main definitions of Howard, John in English

: Howard, John1Howard, John2

Howard, John2

proper noun

  • (born 1939), Australian Liberal statesman, prime minister 1996–2007 with a Liberal–National Party coalition; full name John Winston Howard.

Pronunciation:

Howard, John

/ˈhaʊəd/