JONES, Jim


JONES, Jim
(1931-1978)
   Minister of the DISCIPLES OF CHRIST and founder of the PEOPLES TEMPLE whose followers committed mass SUICIDE at JONESTOWN, Guyana, in 1978. A professed MARXIST he was active in numerous left-wing causes and widely respected for his social work before his final bizarre suicide.

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  • Jones, Jim — orig. James Warren Jones born May 13, 1931, near Lynn, Ind., U.S. died Nov. 18, 1978, Jonestown, Guyana U.S. leader of a New Religous Movement. He became a preacher in Indianapolis. He established the People s Temple, which was affiliated with… …   Universalium

  • Jones, Jim — orig. James Warren Jones (13 may. 1931, cerca de Lynn, Ind., EE.UU.–18 nov. 1978, Jonestown, Guyana). Líder norteamericano de nuevo movimiento religioso. Se convirtió en predicador en Indianápolis. Estableció el Templo del Pueblo, que estaba… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Jim Jones — (eigentlich James Warren Jones; * 13. Mai 1931 in Crete/Indiana, USA; † 18. November 1978 in Jonestown, Guyana), war der Gründer des Peoples Temple. Er selbst und über 900 seiner Anhänger kamen 1978 bei einem Massenmor …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Jim — /jim/, n. a male given name, form of James. * * * (as used in expressions) Beckwourth Jim Bowie Jim Bridger Jim Brown Jim Henson Jim Wong Tung Jim Jim Crow Law Jones Jim Morrison Jim Player Gary Jim Thorpe Jim * * * …   Universalium

  • Jones — Jones, Brid|get the main character in the popular novel Bridget Jones Diary (1996) by British writer Helen Fielding, about an unmarried woman in her 30s and the problems she has in her busy life, such as trying to avoid smoking and eating too… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Jim Jones — Infobox Celebrity name =James Warren Jim Jones image size = 150px caption = Photo credit: The Jonestown Institute birth date = birth date|1931|5|13|mf=y birth place = Crete, Indiana death date = death date and age|1978|11|18|1931|5|13 death place …   Wikipedia


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